Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 20, 2008
 
SEAFORD EVENTS

Elks Lodge Easter egg hunt
The Seaford Elk Lodge will hold its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 22, at 1 p.m. Prizes will be given for the winners in each age category. Categories will be ages 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. This event is open to all children in the surrounding areas. The Elk Lodge is located on Elk Road north of Seaford on Rt. 13. Contact Janice Cecil for further information at 875-3810.

Seaford Heritage Days
Re-live the rich history of Seaford and western Sussex County from the days of the area's first natives, to the arrival of John Smith and the English explorers, divided loyalties during the Civil War, to present day during "Seaford Heritage Days," Memorial Day weekend, May 23, 24 and 25. Crafters, food vendors, artisans and living historians are invited to meet the public and sell their wares during this three-day event at the Governor Ross Plantation in Seaford. For information, contact Paula Gunson at the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce 629-9690 or 800-416-GSCC.

Soup and sandwich night
The G.F.W.C. Acorn Club of Seaford is having a soup and sandwich night at Pizza King in Seaford on March 27 at 6 p.m. The hostesses are Phyllis Nelson and Joyce Whaley and their committee.

Longaberger and Pampered Chef bingo
Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will be sponsoring a Longaberger Basket and Pampered Chef bingo on Thursday, March 27 at the Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For tickets call Debbie at 629-8633. All baskets will be filled. Proceeds to benefit Western Sussex Relay for Life.

Gospel Concert fundraiser
The Seaford Christian Academy class of 2011 is presenting a Gospel Concert fundraiser on Saturday, April 19th, at 7 p.m. in the Seaford Christian Academy gymnasium, Seaford. The Down East Boys Gospel Quartet will be performing. Their newest single, "Justified By the Blood of the Lamb," ranked #1 on the Radioactive airplay chart the week of February 19th, 2008. The SCA Class of 2011 is raising funds for their senior class trip, and plan to give 10 percent of their profits to a non-profit ministry or community program. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $12.50 from members of the class of 2011, or by calling Seaford Christian Academy 629-7161, or for $15 at the door.

AARP holds annual picnic
AARP chapter 1084 of Western Sussex will hold their annual picnic on Thursday, March 27, from noon to 3 p.m., at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club building in Blades. Cost to each member and each friend is a covered dish plus $3. Fried chicken, rolls, beverage, tableware, fun and games will be provided. Members and friends are requested to make reservations before March 23 by contacting Jane Dusenbery a 629-4138, or Barbara Johnson at 629-9323.

AARP Chapter 1084
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 members who are unable to attend the March and April membership meetings are asked to answer, "How are you willing to volunteer your services for the community projects slated on May 8, AARP National Day of Service?" Call Community Service chairman, John Mechkowski at 629-4296.

Fitness classes
Fitness classes will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at St. John's UMC Fellowship Hall in Seaford. Beginners to intermediate participants are welcome to try a free class to see if it meets your needs. For more information or to register call AFAA certified fitness professional Carol Lynch at 629-7539.

Breakfast cafe
VFW 4961 breakfast cafe, open Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund.

Blades Fire Hall breakfast
There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast, at the Blades Fire Hall, located at the corner of Cannon and Fifth streets in Blades, April 6, from 8 till 11 a.m. Cost is adults $7, children $3. Sponsored by the Auxiliary and Firemen of the Fire Company. For more information call Jewell Chaffinch at 629-6904.

Ladies golf association
Ladies who are still interested in joining for the 2008 Heritage Shores season are warmly invited to call for information as the season will kick off on March 26. We look forward to seeing many new faces this season. Interested ladies should call Cinda Allison 337-7655.

Babies and toddlers stay & play

The 'Parents As Teachers' (PAT) stay & play - parents and children (birth to age four) are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. No registration required. Sessions are Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR), 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Parent educator, Cris Henderson. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239 for more information.

'The Nanticoke Derby'
Nanticoke Health Services will be hosting the 22nd annual dinner and auction on April 19, at the Heritage Shores Clubhouse. This year's theme is "The Nanticoke Derby." Proceeds from the event will benefit the Charity Endowment Prescription Fund and a certified Stroke Center at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Delaware National Bank will be atop the starting gate as the presenting sponsor. The cost to attend is $75 per person. Sponsorship packages are available. For further information and questions contact the Corporate Development office of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital at 629-6611, ext. 2404.

LAUREL EVENTS

LHS Class of 1987
The LHS Class of '87 is hoping to hold its 20th year reunion this coming June 2008. The planning committee is trying to locate class members. If you have contact information for class members and/or would like to help plan the reunion, contact Michele Procino-Wells at mpw@seafordlaw.com or 628-4140.

Class of 1956 luncheon
The Laurel High School Class of 1956 will hold their quarterly luncheon at the Laurel Dutch Inn, Friday, May 16, at 11:30 a.m. Plans will be discussed for their 52nd reunion dinner.

Preschoolers story time
Parents, caregivers and children ages two to five are invited to enjoy stories, songs, poetry, art, science, math, music and fun at the Laurel Public Library's preschool story time. Story time is held every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.

American Legion casino night
Laurel American Legion Post 19, on Rt. 24, will hold a casino night on Friday, March 28, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes beer, soda, food, snacks, door prizes and fun. The public is invited. Must be over 21 years old.

'Between the Lines' workshop
Learn to track your lifelong learning experiences, discover new interests, and experiment with new possibilities in your life, by joining the "Between the Lines" journal workshop at the Laurel Public Library on Tuesday, April 8, at 10:15 a.m. Each participant will receive a free copy of the "Between the Lines" journal and become a charter member in this novel program. Sign up ahead of time at the library to guarantee seating. For more information contact, Terry Trujillo at 875-3184.

Vera Bradley Bingo
The Laurel Lioness Club is holding a Vera Bradley Bingo on Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available from any Lioness member, or call Linda at 875-4675 or Brenda at 542-3233. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, or are available from His N Hers Hair Stylists, North Dual Highway, Laurel.

Laurel Alumni scholarship forms
The Laurel Alumni scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce that the scholarship forms for 2008 are now available. An applicant for the Laurel Alumni Scholarship, must be a graduating son or daughter of a member of the Laurel Alumni Association for at least three years prior to June 2008. The Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation also administers the Helen Kirk Deputy Ellis Scholarship and The Class of 1956 Scholarship. Graduating seniors of Laurel High School are eligible for these scholarships. The application forms are available from the Laurel guidance office or by calling 875-2503. All completed applications are due back to the Foundation by April 1.

Geranium sales benefit scholarships
The Western Sussex Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is taking orders for their annual geranium sale to raise money for a local high school student scholarship. A Del Tech student going for an advanced degree, a Delaware Space Academy student and a student attending Camp Invention. Lakeside Greenhouse in Laurel has again provided us with the best quality plants. Colors available are red, white, pink, salmon and fuchsia. The price for each 6-inch pot is $4.25. To order, call 628-1615, or contact any AAUW member by March 31. The plants will be available for pick-up at West Seaford Elementary School parking lot (across from Seaford Golf and Country Club) on Saturday, April 26, between 8 and 11 a.m.

American Legion Easter egg hunt
Laurel American Legion annual Easter egg hunt will be held at Laurel Middle School, March 23 at 1:30 p.m. Kids 12 years and under invited to attend. Lots of candy and prizes!

Lions Club variety show & dinner
The Laurel Lions Club will hold its annual variety show and dinner theater on Thursday, March 27. The meal will be catered by Jimmy's Grille, and doors will open at 6 p.m. The price for the dinner and show combo is $17. Reservations must be made by calling Brad Spicer at 875-7419.

Library hosts programs
Interested in learning the basics of investing your money? The Laurel Public Library is offering Investing 101, on March 22 from 10:30 - 11:30 am, in the Carpenter Community Room. Norman Scherer, from Woodbury Financial, will discuss the types of investments available, how to begin building a portfolio, how to control taxes and how to manage risk. This class is for anyone interested in getting a start in investing and learning to build their own portfolios. On April 12, from 10:30 to 11:30 am, Norman Scherer returns to discuss "Long Term Care Insurance: Is It For You?" Learn how long term care insurance fits into your retirement plan with this comprehensive overview, as well as the pros and cons. Both of these free classes are sponsored by the Delaware Money School and the Laurel Public Library.

Laurel Boys/Girls Club Egg Hunt
Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Laurel Boys & Girls Club, across from Laurel Pizza King, Saturday, March 22. Times are 9 a.m. for children aged 1-3 ; 9:30 a.m. for ages 4 and 5; 10 a.m. for kids 6-8; 10:30 a.m. for 9 and 10 year olds.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS

Friends of the Bridgeville Library
The friends of the Bridgeville Library will be hosting an art auction, "Art For Books & Bricks," on Fri. April 18, at the Bridgeville Banquet Center, to raise funds for the construction of the new Bridgeville Library. The honoree is Jack Lewis, Bridgeville artist and former teacher. A number of his paintings will be offered for sale during the live auction. Preview & silent auction are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Live auction begins at 7:30 pm. Admission cost is $15. Space is limited. For more information, call Cheryl Gerring at 337-9733.

IHOP family night
The Friends of the Bridgeville Library have another fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations. Take and fill out the comment card, staple your receipt to the comment card, then drop them off at these locations: Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or the Providence Sales Cottage in Heritage Shores. For more information call Pat McDonald at 337-7192
Mt. Calvary UMC Dinner
There will be a spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Widows' Organization of Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 28 Church St., Bridgeville, on Saturday, March 29, at noon. Cost of the platters are $7. Platter will consist of spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. For more information, call 337-0765. To place orders on the day of the event, call the church at 337-7090.

GREENWOOD EVENTS

Greenwood Library Tax-Aide
AARP Tax-Aide tax preparers will be available at Greenwood Public Library to conduct free tax preparation and e-filing for all taxpayers of all ages. They will be at Greenwood Public Library from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 26 and April 9. Anyone interested must call to schedule an appointment. This program is open to the public at no charge. Those taking advantage of this free service need to bring all pertinent documentation for their 2007 tax return, a copy of their 2006 tax return and social security cards, for all listed on the return to their scheduled appointment. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Greenwood Public Library at 349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located on the corner of Market Street (DE Route 16) and Mill Street, just east of the railroad tracks, Greenwood.

CHEER at Greenwood Dinner Club
Looking for a nice place to have a good dinner? Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center every Wednesday evening beginning in March, for our weekly dinner club 5 p.m-7 p.m. The CHEER Greenwood Center is located at 12713 Sussex Hwy., Greenwood. Each week there will be a delicious dinner offered for the price of $5 per person for individuals over 60+ years. For more information call the center at 302-349-5237 or visit the CHEER website at www.cheerde.com.

Beef and chicken BBQ dinner
Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 will hold its annual beef and chicken barbecue dinner at the VFW Post 7478 on Governors Ave. in Greenwood, on March 30, Sunday from noon - 4 p.m. Adult tickets are $7.50, and children under six years of age are free. Carry outs are available. The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 7478 will hold a bake sale in the vestibule of the Post to benefit the cancer aid and research program. A variety of baked goods will be available and some cakes and pies will be sold by the slice as long as the baked goods last. The public is invited to attend.

GEORGETOWN EVENTS

Hometown Pictures
Hometown pictures has returned to the Georgetown Public Library. The exhibit will be open to the public during the normal hours of the library in the conference room. For more information call the Library at 856-7958.

Tax preparation
The CHEER Community Center located at Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road, Georgetown is scheduling appointments to have your taxes done. Appointments can be made from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Bring the following information with you when coming to your appointment: last year's return, W-2, social security cards or individual tax identification and a valid photo ID. For further information call the center at 854-9500.

Confederate Heritage Day Delaware Confederate Heritage Day, Saturday, May 10, at Soldier's Monument, Marvel Museum, South Bedford Street, Georgetown. A newly discovered Delaware Confederate's name will be added to the monument. There will be speeches, a rifle salute, cannon salute, prayers and refreshments. The band 'Backwoods' will perform bluegrass and period style music. The event is free. Events get underway at 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Delaware Grays Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 2068, based in Seaford. For details, visit www.DESCV.org.

Del Tech adult+ activities
The Adult Plus+ Program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown presents "Horseback Riding" on March 25. Begin to learn the basics of safety, stable management, and equestrian skills at a Seaford site. For information about activities or to become a member of the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Tech, call 302-856-5618.

Georgetown Public Library events
  • The Georgetown Public Library will hold story time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri.
  • The Library is sponsoring popcorn and a movie on the first Friday of every month. This month it will be Friday, April 4.
  • The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will hold its monthly book discussion on Wednesday, April 9. This month discussion will be on Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.
  • The Georgetown Public Library is sponsoring its first ever adult winter reading program called "Winter Sleuthing at the Library". It will run until March 28. Prizes will be drawn weekly from entry forms. Three grand prizes will be awarded at the end of the program. For more information on these programs, call the library at 856-7958.
  • The Georgetown Public Library will be offering a knitting class starting April 21. Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register, call the library at 856-7958.


  • DELMAR EVENTS

    Fundraiser for Special Olympics
    The Delmar Lions Club is selling a Longaberger basket with the Delmar's school colors of blue and orange around the rim for $49. There is also a wildcat lid for $30 that can be purchased. All proceeds go to sponsored projects like the visually and hearing impaired and special olympics. To purchase, or for information, call Mildred Riley 846-3846.

    Delmar Fire Auxiliary Bingo
    Bingo featuring Longaberger &Vera Bradley products, will be held April 10, at Delmar Fire Department hall. Doors open at 5:30, games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Benefits the Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. For ticket information call 875-2195 or 302-846-3314. (This function is in no way affiliated with The Longaberger Company or Vera Bradley.)

    Crop to Stop Domestic Violence
    "Crop to Stop Domestic Violence," at Delmar VFW, State Street, Delmar, on Saturday, March 29, at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until É? Call 410-726-2184 to reserve your spot. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. There will be door prizes, games, and page layout contests; and a goodie bag for all who attend. Snacks/sodas/desserts will be on hand. All proceeds will stay locally to help stop domestic violence. Lisa Timmons, Creative Memory Demonstrator, will be on hand for any paper or supply needs you may have. Bring your photos and get organized or bring your works in progress. Bring any extra supplies that you don't use and put on our yard sale table to sell or swap for something.

    SURROUNDING AREAS:

    Galestown UMC annual yard sale
    Galestown United Methodist Church, will host their annual yard sale at Galestown Community Center, on March 29, at 7 a.m. Table rentals, are $5 each. Contact either Randy or Gordon to reserve a table. Serving a variety of food including oyster sandwiches and a bake table.

    Easter egg hunt
    An Easter Egg hunt will be held Saturday, March 22, at 1 p.m., sponsored by Woodland Methodist Church youth group. Prizes will be given. Woodland Church is 4.5 miles west of Seaford across from the Woodland Ferry. Call 629-8775 for more information.

    Ruritan Club breakfast buffet
    All-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month October to June 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children 6-12 years, at The Galestown, Md. Community Hall, 5833 School House Road. Buffet features blueberry pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns. This month it will be held March 23.

    Lewes High School class of 1958
    The Lewes High School class of 1958 will hold its 50th year reunion on Oct. 18, 2008 at the Virden center, Pilottown Road, Lewes. A letter of information on the reunion will be mailed in early spring but addresses are needed for the following classmates: Peggy Haire Kreer, Charles Robertson, James Carter, Larry Dennis and Bill Price. If you were a member of the Lewes High School class of 1958, but did not graduate and are interested in attending the reunion, or if you have information for any of the above, call the reunion committee at 302-645-2387.

    Ham and Turkey Shoot
    The Ellendale Ruritan Club ham and turkey shoot, Saturday, March 22, (rain date March 29) at 11:30 a.m., at Ellendale VFW, on V.F.W. Road. Directions: 1/2 mile south of U.S. 113 and 16 intersection). Refreshments will be available. For cancellations call 302-422-2948 or cell 302-249-7025.

    Indoor yard sale
    An indoor yard sale will be held on April 5, from 7 a.m. till noon, at Woodland Methodist Church, sponsored by the youth group. Tables will be available for rent, $10 each. Call 629-8775 for questions. Breakfast and lunch will be available.

    Strawberry festival
    This year's annual Strawberry Festival, May 24, promises to be the biggest and best ever for Mary Mother of Peace Church, located on Rt. 24 & Mt. Joy Road in Millsboro. The hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Bazaar is well attended and previous crafters, pleased with their results, keep coming back each year. The fee is very reasonable - $15 for a space, $5 for a table. The Columbiettes try to make it as easy as possible for the crafter by trying to make sure they can park next to their space, as well making sure they have relief for breaks, and providing refreshments. There will be many new crafts of all types, at the Strawberry Festival, as well as food, plants, strawberry shortcake, baked goodies, and prizes. This is a fun day for the community and the church. The event is sponsored by the Bishop Burke Council of the Columbiettes, and the proceeds go toward many charities the Columbiettes support. There are still openings for any crafter interested in participating. Contact Doris Tippett, 945-8137, dmtippett@mchsi.com for more information

    Beach Bridal Show
    Delaware Today and Delaware Bride present the 2nd Annual Beach Bridal Show. The event will be held at Baywood Greens Clubhouse from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 20. We will be featuring local wedding related vendors and service professionals who can help you to plan your dream wedding. A professionally coordinated fashion show will showcase the latest in wedding attire. We will also be giving away great door prizes! There will be free parking at Long Neck Elementary School as well as valet at Baywood. Please visit www.delawaretoday.com for tickets, $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

    DREC to hold energy fair
    A renewable energy fair hosted by DREC will be held at Crabber's Cove, Dewey Beach, on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Children are welcome.

    Military Vets Motorcycle Club
    "Ride of the Free for the Home of the Brave" (homeless Veterans Shelter) on Sunday, May 4 (rain or shine). Registration begins at 10 a.m. - last bike out at 11 a.m. at "The Home of the Brave" located off Rt. 1 North on Sharps Road just south of Milford. Leisure ride through Greenwood, Bridgeville, Seaford, Millsboro, to "The Home of the Brave." Join us for good food - a 50/50 raffle-pin. Maps available at registration. (This is an alcohol free event.) Cost is $15, registration fee with free t-shirt to the first 150 registered riders. All proceeds go directly to the "Home of the Brave." Help us serve those who served us. (Donations of cash, food, clothing, etc. are appreciated.) For more information call 302-424-1681.

    Dinner dance auction
    A fundraiser for scholarship fund and support of Delaware's Equine (horse) Industry will be held March 28 at 6 p.m., Harrington Exhibitors' Hall. Music will be by The Jones Boys, and catering by Marilyn's. This is sponsored by the Delaware Equine Council. Cost is $30 per person. Call 629-5233, or Chick's in Harrington.

    Junior Miss scholarship
    The Delaware's Junior Miss Scholarship organization is currently seeking contestants for its upcoming state program. Girls must be high school juniors graduating in 2009. Delaware's Junior Miss is a non-profit organization which offers scholarship monies for high school girls. The winner will represent Delaware at the America's Junior Miss National Finals in June at Mobile, Ala. There is no entry fee and the application deadline is April 4. Contact the state chairman at 302-373-1575 or 302-841-7080 or go to www.ajm.org for an application.

    Sports Day at the Beach
    Fundraiser to benefit the "Believe in Tomorrow House by the Sea" Saturday March 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Baltimore Colts great Rick Volt will be signing autographs from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sports card show and silent auction. Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City. For more information contact Wayne Littleton at 410-723-2842.

    The 'Delaware Grays' meet April 7
    The "Delaware Grays", Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 2068 meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Seaford Library Conference Room. Next meeting will be April 7, male descendants of Confederate soldiers are invited to join. Memberships for non-descendants are also available. For more information visit www.DESCV.org.

    S.A.L.T. Council changes
    The S.A.L.T. (seniors and lawmen together) Council has announced that their monthly meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. This month it will be on April 9, in the Sussex County Administration Office just south of the Wilmington Trust Bank on Route 113. The Council invites any individuals, organizations, agencies and police departments concerned with the welfare of senior citizens to send a representative to attend these meetings. Seaford Triad meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Nanticoke Senior Center in Seaford. These meetings are held to discuss the safety and well being of seniors and are open to the public. For information, contact president Al Hahn at 302-436-2157.

    Marine Corps League meeting
    The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford.

    Orchid Hobbyists of Delmarva
    Orchid Hobbyists of Delmarva will meet on the third Sunday of each month September through June, from 2-5 p.m. Come join our group with a common interest in all things orchid. There will be lectures, demonstrations, slide shows, cultural information and question and answer sessions. Everyone is welcome from beginners to experienced growers. Annual membership is $15 per family. For more information, contact either: Luther Shultz 410-341-6058, or Mary Jo Marshall 410-822-3941.

    Coast Guard Auxiliary
    Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.

    AARP Chapter #5340 meet
    Georgetown's AARP Chapter #5340 will meet April 7, at Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown with luncheon at noon. Guest speaker is Charles Paparella WBOC TV "Travels with Charlie." Mr. Paparella will bring his famous banjo for a sing along. Cost of the lunch is $15 per person. Call Anita Wright 302-856-6215 for reservations that are needed by March 24. New members are welcome.

    Cancer support group
    The Wellness Community-Delaware is offering a support group for people affected by cancer and their loved ones at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. The group meets at the Cancer Care Center on the second Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. To register for this program or for more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150. All programs at The Wellness Community are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their loved ones.

    Sight and Sound trip
    A bus trip to see "Daniel and the Lions' Den" at the Millennium Theatre will be on Thursday, April 24. Cost is $92 per person for show and buffet at Hershey Farms Restaurant. Departure will be from St. George's United Methodist Church parking lot at 6:30 a.m. For more information, call 846-2301 or 875-7645.

    Laurel Senior Center trip
    Laurel Senior Center is planning a trip to Branson, Mo., on May 17-25. Cost is $735 per person (double occupancy). It includes nine days, eight nights, 14 meals, and seven fabulous Branson shows. For more information call 875-2536.

    'Ride the Rails'
    "Ride the Rails, West Virginia" is being offered by Seaford AARP May 21-23. The price is $420 per person, double occupancy; $515 single occupancy. The bus leaves Peebles parking lot in Seaford at 7 a.m. Stop to visit Backbone Mt. Windmill Farms and a little shopping in Thomas before arriving at Canaan Valley Resort. Enjoy your lunch on board the new Cheat Mountain Salamander while riding along the Tygart River through the Appalachian mountains while having lunch aboard, and looking for wildlife. Also ride the Durbin Rocket beside the Greenbrier River. After your last train ride you will have dinner at a vintage depot. Before heading home you will visit Blackwater Falls State Park. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 for information.

    Senior Center trips
    Nanticoke Senior Center's Nashville and Memphis trip will take place on Sunday, Sept. 14 to Saturday Sept. 20. Cost is $850 double occupancy. Some of the sights you will see are Graceland, Grand Olé Opry, and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. For further information, call 629-4939. Trip includes motor coach transportation, tip for bus driver, snacks from center, dinner theatre. For questions and sign-ups call 629-4939.

    AARP Chapter #915 trips
    Colorado, June 20-30, cost is $879 per person. Call 410-822-2314. Branson, Mo - Sept. 13-20, cost is $875 per person. Call 410-822-2314. New England/Vermont, NH, Boston and Salem, Oct. 13-19, cost is $1085 double, and $1335 single. Call 410-673-7856. Myrtle Beach - Nov. 10-13, cost $430 per person. Call 410-754-8588. Bus trips for 2008- New York Day Trip - May 24, cost $42 per person. Call 410-754-8588 Azalea Festival, Norfolk, Va., April 17-20, cost is $489. Call 410-822-2314. Hamptons, N.Y., May 16-18, cost is $480 double and $675 for singles. Call 410-673-7856.

    Seaford Recreation trips
    On Saturday, May 17 a trip to the Inner Harbor is planned. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. and leaves Baltimore at 4 p.m. Cost is $20. On Friday, Aug. 22 –Yankees vs. Orioles - Trip to Camden Yards is planned. Bus will leave at 4 p.m. Game time is 7 p.m. Cost is $52.

    AARP Chapter #1084 trips
    June 24 - Naval Academy & Harbor Cruise. Lunch included at "Phillips." Cost is $64. July 23 - Rainbow Dinner Theatre, "Hold That Thought." Cost is $67. Sept. 04 - "Spirit of Philly" Lunch Cruise, and ride "The Ducks" City Tour. Cost is $90. Nov 19 - Rainbow Dinner Theatre, "Deck the Halls & Clean the Kitchen." Cost is $65. Dec. 5 - American Music Theatre, Christmas Show & Shopping. Cost $65. Longer Trips May 21-23 "Ride the Rails, W.Va." Three different train rides, $420 Double Occupancy. Oct. 13-16 - New Hampshire's White Mts. Train ride, lake cruise, and much more. $650 double occupancy. Seats are still available on all trips. For reservations and information call Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.

    Longaberger bus trip
    The Midnight Madness travel team will be heading to Ohio to visit the basket capital of the world - Longaberger on April 10-12. Package includes tour of Longaberger's home office, homestead, factory store and Dresden, Ohio. Longaberger will be hosting their annual "Spring Fling" during the trip, which includes numerous vendors and dash for baskets. Each traveling guest will receive a Longaberger basket filled with goodies, door prizes and lodging. Pre-registration required. For additional information call 245-8842 or email RGMorris93@comcast.net.