Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Seaford-walk/run Join us on Saturday, April 25. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. (rain date is Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m.) We invite you to walk, run, push, pull or pedal around the site of the new library. All funds raised will support the Seaford Library & Cultural Center. Refreshments provided. Collection envelopes may be picked up at the Seaford Library. Participants that raise $50 or more in pledges will receive a complimentary event t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for the most money raised in various age categories. Questions may be directed to 629-2336.

Blades Fire Hall breakfast There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, at the Blades Fire Hall, located at the corner of Fifth and Cannon streets in Blades, Sunday, May 3, from 8 till 11 a.m. Cost is adults $7, children 12 and under, $3. Sponsored by the Blades Volunteer Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary of the Blades Fire Company. For more information call Jewell Chaffinch at 629-6904.

Relay for Life Yard Sale Delaware National Bank will be holding a yard sale on April 25 from 8 a.m. to noon at our Seaford branch located next to Burger King on Rt. 13. We will have various items including clothes, books and toys. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Benefit pancake breakfast A pancake breakfast at Applebee's in Seaford will be held on Saturday, April 25, from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost is $5 per person. A carwash to follow from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Subway in Seaford - $5 for carwash. All proceeds to benefit Sussex Slammers, 12U Travel Baseball. For more information contact Darrel at 302-249-2418.

Seaford Elks serving dinner On Saturday, April 25, the Seaford Elks 2458 will hold a meatloaf dinner in Elks Hall on Elks Road, Seaford. Serving starts at 6 p.m. Meal includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, macaroni and cheese, rolls and a desert. Cost is $9, children under age 10 are free.

Fitness classes Come join us in fitness classes - Monday-Wednesday-Friday at 9 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. We start a six-week session the week of April 27 and meet in St. John's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Seaford (Sponsored by St. John's but open to the public). Beginners to intermediate participants are welcome in this fun, faith-filled, co-ed, non-competitive, resistance training, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Get your Dr.'s OK and come try a free one to see if it meets your needs. Only a 6-8 week commitment at a time required. For more information or to register call 23-year AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch at 629-7539.

Benefit pancake breakfast May 2 A pancake breakfast at Applebee's in Seaford will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 8 to 10 a.m., Cost is $5 per person. All proceeds benefit Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary of Sussex County – a no-kill shelter. For more information contact Christy at 302-253-1181.

Weight Loss Club The Slow and Steady Weight Loss Club will hold an open house on Tuesday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to noon at Grace Baptist Church on Atlanta Road in Seaford. Anyone interested in losing weight in a relaxed group setting is invited to join us. Slow and Steady is a non-profit, non-religious weight loss support club open to anyone over 13-years-old. We follow the government's weight loss program at www.Nutrition.gov. For more information, call 410-883-3407 or e-mail ssweightlossclub@yahoo.com.

Class of 2011 fund raiser The Seaford High School Class of 2011 is holding its major fundraiser of the year, a chicken bbq, on April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., next to Dover Pools in Seaford. Tickets are $6 each and meals include 1/2 chicken, roll, chips, a pickle and soda or water. To pre-purchase tickets, call Susan Cox-Cannon at Seaford High School, at 629-4587 ext. 232 or come by on the day.

BEDCO Boat Show & Auction BEDCO, operator of the Blades Marina, announces a Boat Show & Auction for May 7, 8 and 9. Those boats being auctioned will be sold on May 9. Applications may be obtained at the marina office or by calling 628-8600.

Geraniums ready for pick-up Geraniums ordered to benefit the AAUW Scholarship Program may be picked up and paid for at the West Seaford Elementary School parking lot on Saturday, April 25, from 8 until 11 a.m. Any orders not picked up by 11 a.m. will be sold to the public. Thank you for your support of this program.

Yacht Club yard sale The Yacht Club in Blades will hold a yard sale May 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are $10 each. Call 875-7143 and leave a message.

AARP picnic AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of western Sussex County will hold its annual picnic on Thursday, May 14, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Soroptimist Park pavilion grounds, across from Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road in Seaford. Cost per person is $5, plus a covered dish. Hot dogs, fried chicken and refreshments will be provided by the chapter. RSVP before Thursday, May 7, by calling hospitality chair Mary Noel at 337-1054, or chapter president Gladys Bonowicz at 875-1519 for mailing information.

Vintage Car & Tractor Show The sixth annual Vintage Car & Antique Tractor Show will be held at Concord United Methodist Church near Seaford on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featured are the Historic Vintage Car Club of Delaware and the First State Antique Tractor Club. Anyone interested in showing an antique car or farm vehicle is welcome. Dash plaques will be given to the first 50 exhibitors. There is no charge for showing your vehicle. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 629-7706.

Benefit car wash planned Three honors students from Seaford High School will hold a car wash at Home Team Realty (across from Big Lots) to benefit the "Pegeen and Samantha Brown Pediatric Fund," on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Donations are welcome.

Seaford Library
  • Action-packed suspense and intrigue await you at the Seaford District Library. Be part of the live audience as the Big Read Radio Players recreate a 1940's radio show of The Maltese Falcon written by Dashiell Hammett. Show starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 25.
  • There will be a Seaford Library Board meeting on Tuesday, April 28, at 6 p.m.
  • Baby Bookworms, an infant story time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., no registration required
  • Toddler Tales Story time, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., no registration required.
  • 3-5 Story Time, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Registration now required, and opens two weeks before story time date. Call the library for details.
  • The Seaford District Library has joined IHOP to raise money for the Library. Eat a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury, Md. IHOP locations and return an itemized receipt along with a comment card to the Seaford District Library. We must have the comment cards with itemized receipts in order to receive the reimbursement. The Seaford Library will receive 10% of the total receipt.
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet on Monday, May 18, at 6 p.m. For more information, call 629-2524.
  • "Food Lore: Our Regional Cuisine - Scrapple, Muskrat & More," a program presented by author and storyteller Ed Okonowicz, will be held on Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m., at the Seaford District Library. Okonowicz, who is the author of more than 20 books on mid-Atlantic folklore and oral history, teaches folklore at the University of Delaware.
  • The Friends of the Seaford Library Indoor Yard, Book, Plant, and Bake Sale will take place Saturday, May 16 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Seaford District Library. If you have items, books or plants to donate, they may be left anytime starting Wednesday, May 13. No clothing will be accepted. Proceeds will help fund educational programs at the library. For more information, call the library at 629-2524.

Wee Learner Enrollment begins Wee Learner Christian Prepschool is now accepting enrollments for the school year September 2009 to June 2010. Classes are 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. for children ages 3-4; and 12:30 to 4 p.m. for children ages 4-5. You may call the school for an appointment or for more details at 629-6261.


Higher Ground Youth Ministry Centenary United Methodist Church's Higher Ground Youth Ministry is hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, May 16, at Seaford Golf & Country Club. The tournament will raise funds for Higher Ground's mission trip and outreach programs. Registration for the golf tournament is $85 per golfer or $330 for a foursome. Spots are also available for sponsors. The tournament begins at 9:30 a.m. on May 16, register before April 30. Contact Blair Hall at 875-8106 or visit www.highergroundgolf.webs.com for registration or for more information about the tournament.

'Foods for Thought' seminar "Foods for Thought" seminar, presenting the latest research on how nutrition affects mood, memory, learning and behavior will be held April 28, 30 and May 5 and 7, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. An opportunity to mingle and taste delicious healthy foods and participate in interactive break-out sessions each evening. A seminar workbook, including healthy recipes, will be available for $20. This free health seminar is being hosted by the Seaford Seventh-day Adventist Church. Seating is limited so register early. For further information or to make reservations visit www.lifestylematters.net, or call 875-3743 to register with Delta Nichols.

Attention Active Duty Veterans The American Legion Post 19 of Laurel is actively recruiting new members for the post. Membership eligibility dates: WWI, April 6, 1917-Nov. 11, 1918; WWII, Dec. 2, 1941-Dec. 31, 1948; Korean War, June 25, 1950-Jan. 31, 1955; Vietnam War, Feb. 28, 1961-May 7, 1975; Lebanon/Grenada, Aug. 24, 1982-July 31, 1984; Panama, Dec. 29, 1989-Jan. 31, 1990; Gulf War, Aug. 2, 1990-Cessation of hostilities as determined by the U.S. Government. Any member serving today is eligible if they are on active duty. Proof of service (DD-214) is required. Call Bettylou Evans, membership chairperson at 875-0167 for more information or fax 875-1943 or send a note of interest with your name, address and phone number to P.O. Box 329, Laurel, DE 19956.

Library offers two programs An evening of action-packed suspense and intrigue awaits on Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. at the Laurel Library when Michael Boudewyns and his cast will entertain with a radio play based on the classic detective novel, The Maltese Falcon, written by Dahiell Hammett. Audiences will participate as actors recreate a 1940's radio show of this classic story. Both programs will be held in the Carpenter Community Room. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

Charity car wash Christ United Methodist Church of Laurel will hold a charity car wash and hot dog sale to benefit the church and its softball team at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at the church. The church is located at 510 Central Avenue, Laurel. Free, but donations are welcomed. Hot dogs and drinks will be for sale. For more information, call 302-542-7208.

All You Can Eat Breakfast Cub Scout Pack 90 of Laurel will hold an "All You Can Eat Breakfast" on Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to noon at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel. For $5, you get sausage, pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee or water. Come out and support the Pack 90 Cub Scouts of Laurel. If you can't stay for breakfast, you can always drop off a monetary donation to support the troop.

Laurel F.D. Auxiliary fundraiser The Laurel Fire Dept. Auxiliary is currently participating in a fund-raiser sponsored by Avon called, "Bentley the Bear." This fundraiser will continue until May 31. The cost is $19.99 and the intention of this fund-raiser is to ask individuals or organizations to consider purchasing a minimum of one of these bears which can be donated to either a local fire department, police department, hospital or nursing-care facility. Contact any member of the Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary or send your check or money order payable to the Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary in the amount of $19.99 to 207 W. Tenth St., Laurel, DE 19956. Include where you would like "Bentley" donated. The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary is currently seeking new members. Anyone interested in joining, contact any current member of the auxiliary or contact the Laurel Fire Department at 875-3081.

American Legion Auxiliary Laurel American Legion Auxiliary is offering two- $1,000 scholarships. Applications can be picked up at the office of Laurel High School.

Laurel Team Gump fundraiser Laurel Fire Department Team Gump is holding a Texas Chow Down, and fixing to raise some dollars for the Leukemia & Lympoma Society (Fighting Blood Cancers), at the Texas Roadhouse, 107 East Cedar Lane, Fruitland, Md., Sunday, April 26. Eating is from noon till 10 p.m. For more information contact 302-236-7944, or see www.thehenhousede.com or email: info@thehenhousede.com.

American Legion Scholarships American Legion Post 19 in Laurel will be awarding two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each to qualified students graduating in 2009. Forms are in Laurel High School, Sussex Tech and at the Laurel Library. The Legion asks that if anyone knows of a qualified student who has family affiliation with Post 19, encourage them to apply. Deadline is May 1.

Car Wash Christ the Cornerstone Community Church will hold a carwash and sale of donations, hot dogs, baked goods, on Saturday, April 25, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bring your table and set it up, if you wish. Call 875-8150 for information. The church is located between Laurel and Seaford on Rt. 13A.

Laurel Chamber seeks food vendors Laurel Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for food vendors for its 4th of July celebration.

Clean-up week The Town of Laurel will be holding a cleanup week for town residents, beginning on April 20, until Saturday, April 25. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Residents will be required to bring their garbage, waste, etc. to the dumpster locations and are responsible for unloading their waste into the dumpsters. Items that will not be collected are: hazardous materials, fuel, gas, oil, paint, computers. Town staff will be available to assist those who need assistance with unloading waste. The dumpsters will be located across from town hall in the municipal parking lot, located on Poplar Street. Residents are required to bring a picture ID and utility bill showing registered address.

'Laurel Pride in Bloom Month' Since 2007, Mayor John Schwed has declared the month of May, "Laurel Pride in Bloom" month. The Public Works Department makes extra efforts to clean up the town and add new landscaping to the parks. Traditionally, the third weekend in May is the Laurel High School, Alumni Weekend and St. Philip's Church, Strawberry Festival. This year the library is planning to offer programs throughout the month, highlighting the history and beauty of the town. For additional information, contact the Chamber of Commerce office at 875-9319, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Dinner Club Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. beginning in April and continuing through May for the Greenwood Dinner Club. This will be an evening of fellowship and a delicious dinner entrée, dessert and beverage. Cost for members is $6 and non-members are $8. For menus or more information, call Susan Welch at 302-349-5237.

CHEER anniversary The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will celebrate their 35th anniversary on Tuesday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with all day prize bingo and door prizes. The celebration will continue on Wednesday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with musical entertainment by Cathy Gorman, a basket raffle and games after lunch. For more information, call Susan Welch at 302-349-5237.

Pig Pickin' Great food and good music will be at the center of the 4th Annual Pig Pickin' presented by the Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary Club, Friday, May 1. The event will be held from 6:30 until 10 p.m., at Robbins Paradise Farm on Paradise Alley Road, Harrington. Local realtor and musician Dave Kenton, along with Pink Grass, will entertain as guests arrive. Guitarist Jay Hoad will provide music throughout the evening. Good eats will also take center stage at the Pig Pickin'. They include roast pork with all the fixings and deep fried turkey. Silent and live auctions and fun and games will round out the evening. Tickets, at $15, are available from any rotary member. Proceeds benefit rotary's local school and community service projects. For information, call 629-5500 or 398-5194.

Loyalty Day The Greenwood Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post 7478 announces the theme for Loyalty Day, Friday, May 1, at 7 p.m. It is "Celebrate with Our Young Patriots," and it will be held at the Greenwood Fire Hall. The featured event will be an on site coloring contest for children 6 through 9 years of age. Each contestant will be given the same patriotic coloring page to color on site at the fire hall. Contestants must bring their own crayons or colored pencils to use as none will be provided. Further directions will be given at the contest. Three teen judges who have done volunteer work for the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7478 in 2008-2009 will judge that evening and award three cash prizes: first place, $25; second place, $15; and third place, $10. Other awards will be given to youth who have participated in patriotic events during the auxiliary year. For more information contact Michaele Russell, president, at 349-4220.

Hearing loss presentation In celebration of Better Speech and Hearing month in May, the Greenwood Public Library will host a presentation entitled, "What's the Scoop? Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids," on Friday, April 24 at 3 p.m. Linda Heller, rehabilitation audiologist and president of the Hearing Loss Association of Delaware, will speak on the basics of hearing loss and how it can be helped by hearing aids. For more information, or to register, call the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Beginning computer classes Visit the Greenwood Public Library every Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. and learn the basics of a mouse and keyboard in a relaxed atmosphere. Registration is required, so call 349-5309 or come by the library to sign up.


Friends of the Bridgeville Library The Friends of the Bridgeville Library have another delicious fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations, any day, any meal. Take and fill out the comment card, staple your reciept to the comment card and drop it off at The Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or The Providence Sales Cottage at Heritage Shores. For more information, call Pat McDonald at 337-7192

Community-wide yard sale The Town of Bridgeville hosts a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 2, from 7 a.m. until ?. You will find great bargains at many homes throughout the town. Be sure to put Bridgeville on your list of yard sale stops on May 2.

Clean-up day Bridgeville will hold a neighborhood clean-up day on Saturday, May 9. All items must be curbside by 6 a.m., as M-T trash will only go down each street once. Allowable items for pick-up include: furniture, household trash, stoves, and limbs bundled in 4-ft. lengths. Items that will not be picked up include tires, batteries, oil, construction materials, dirt, rocks, bricks, etc. M.T. Trash will have a truck available to pick-up refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners, as long as the freon has been removed.


Ladies Auxiliary Bingo event The Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is holding a Bingo event featuring Longaberger and Vera Bradley products on Thursday, April 23. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For ticket information, call 875-2195 or 302-846-2335.

Beef & dumpling dinner The Delmar Chorus Boosters will hold an all-you-can-eat beef and dumpling dinner on Sunday, May 3, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Delmar VFW. Tickets are $10 and are available from any chorus member or by calling the school at 302-846-9544. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Carryouts are available. Proceeds will support the middle and high school choruses.

Twilight Cheerleading Camp Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council is sponsoring a Twilight Cheerleading Camp from Monday, June 8 to Thursday, June 11 at Delmar Middle/High School from 6 to 8 p.m., for girls in kindergarten through fifth grade. The Delmar High School Varsity Cheerleading Squad will be the instructors for the clinic and activities include stretching, tumbling, arm movements, chants, dance and building skills. The cost is $25 per girl and financial assistance is available. You do not have to be a Girl Scout to register. For more details or to sign up, call Pat Lewis at 410-742-5107 or 800-374-9811, ext. 26.

Sandwich sale On Saturday, May 9, the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 North and Dorthy Road (3 miles north of MD/DE state line), will hold a sandwich sale: featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, chicken salad sandwiches, cheese steak subs, hamburgers and hot dogs. Also baked goods will be available; a yard sale and a car wash.

Chicken dinner On Friday, May 8, Chelsea Betts will host a chicken dinner at Grace United Methodist Church Hall in Georgetown from 5 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Miss Sussex County Scholarship Program and the Alzheimer's Association. Tickets are $8 for children under the age of 12 and $15 for adults. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 302-228-2148 or 302-249-6732. Take-outs will also be available. Chelsea Betts, Miss Sussex County 2009, will provide entertainment at 6 and 7 p.m. There will also be a drawing for a Vera Bradley bag.

Horse Expo in Harrington Horses of all kinds will be spotlighted when the 5th Annual Delaware Horse Expo at the State Fairgrounds, Harrington, on Saturday, April 25. The day includes a Parade of Breeds, demonstrations, clinics and seminars as well as a yard sale, vendors, exhibits, activities for kids, a Breyer model horse show and a riding horse sale.Admission is $5 and children 12 and under are free. For registration forms or more information, visit www.delawarehorseexpo.com. Space is available for commercial vendors, non-profit organizations and yard sale participants as well as for entries in the Parade of Breeds or space in the Show Barn. For reservations, call Wayne at 302-270-8999. To consign horses in the Riding Horse Sale, call Frankie at 302-270-4432. For more information about the Breyer event, contact Ingrid at 629-0306.


Country Jamboree planned Don't miss "Celebrating God and Country," an afternoon of country music with Miss Delaware and friends, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at Georgetown Middle School, to benefit the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization. The event will feature Gerald Hocker and the Jamboree Boys, and All 4 Him, a local gospel quartet. Galen Giaccone, Miss Delaware 2008, will share her piano talents and Miss Delaware's Outstanding Teen 2007, Chelsea Betts, will sing. The 2009 Miss Delaware contestants and Danielle Marshall, Miss Delaware's Outstanding Teen, will also attend the festivities. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under, and may be purchased by contacting Susan Collins at 302-732-9366 or Linda Pusey at 302-947-9065. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Scholarship fundraiser Come and eat at the Road House Steak Joint on Rt. 1, between Lewes and Rehoboth with AARP Georgetown Chapter 5340, on Monday, May 4, from 11 a.m. till 8 p.m. Members will be there from 6 to 8 p.m. Proceeds support AARP Scholarship fund. For information call Peggy 856-3404.

Chinese auction Georgetown AARP 5340 will host a Chinese Auction at the Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, on Monday, June 1, at 11 a.m. There will be many wonderful items to choose from. Call Pat at 856-6178 or 542-6171 for more information.

Ham & turkey shoot The Ellendale Ruritan Club ham and turkey shoot, Saturday, April 25 (rain date May 2) 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 sale. (If rain dates are cancelled, we will go to next shoot.) For possible cancellations call 302-422-2948 or cell 302-249-7025.

Ruritan Club All-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month October to June, from 7-10 a.m. Cost is $7 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.


Orioles vs. Yankees game Seaford Recreation Department's annual trip to see the Yankees vs. the Orioles is Friday, May 8. Cost is $55 and includes a ticket to the game and charter bus transportation. To reserve a ticket or for more information, call the office at 629-6809.

Seaford AARP trips offered Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is offering the following trips to the public. Friday, May 22 - Gettysburg, Pa. Visit the Eisenhower Farm; $79. At the Visitor's Center, view the Cyclorama painting which depicts the entire Civil War. Visit the galleries that use exhibits, sound and video to give a better understanding of the Civil War. A buffet lunch is included at General Picketts Buffet.
Wednesday, July 1 - Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. to see the musical, "Singin' In The Rain," $79.
Wednesday, Sept. 2 - Rainbow Dinner Theatre to see "Uncle Chick's Last Wish," $70. Includes a trip to the beach.
September 12-18 - Mackinac Island, Mich., $790 pp double. Trip includes six hot breakfasts, five dinners and one luncheon at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. In Frankenmuth, take a guided tour to see points of interest you can visit during your stay. The motorcoach takes us to Christmas Wonderland. Take a ferry to the island where you will have a guided tour by horse and carriage before being taken to the Grand Hotel for lunch. Here you will see the longest porch in the world. Travel to Saulte Saint Marie where you will enjoy a ride through the Soo Locks and on to the Kewadin Casino for dinner.
Friday, Oct. 16 - Strasburg Railroad with lunch on the train and a visit to the train museum, $69.
Nov. 16-20 - "Christmas At The Biltmore" in Asheville, N.C., $589 pp double. Tour the Biltmore grounds, winery and farm village. Included is a candlelight tour, candlelight dinner, two dinner theaters and a visit to Chimney Rock Park.
Wednesday, Dec. 2 - American Music Theatre to see a Christmas show, $92. A meal at Millers Smorgasbord is included.
Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 to make reservations for these trips.

Rails & Trails Escorted motor-coach trip to Waterville Valley, New Hampshire sponsored by the Seaford WPS, Sept. 21-24. Four days and three nights - cost $639 per person, includes lodging, three breakfasts, three dinners, entertainment, cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, Castle in the clouds, Rock Estates, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, dinner on Lake Winnipesaukee Railroad, Wolfeboro Village, all gratuities, taxes and baggage handling. Or additional information contact Frances Horner at 629-4416.

Bethel UMC trip Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church is sponsoring a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. to attend Gaitherfest with Bill and Gloria Gaither. Prices: single, $750; double, $575 per person (2 in a room); triple, $525 per person (3 in a room); quad, $525 per person (4 in a room). Deposit of $150 per couple with booking, $75 for single. Tour includes: Thursday, Oct. 1, arrive in Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the Beach Cove Resort. Dinner at Chestnut Hill Restaurant. Friday, Oct. 2, Breakfast buffet at the hotel, Myrtle Beach Low Country Tour, shopping at Broadway at the Beach. Return to hotel to freshen up and at 6 p.m. go to Gaitherfest show at the Convention Center. Sunday, Oct. 4, breakfast buffet at the hotel and return for home. All included in prices above. Deposit of $150 per couple with booking; $75 for single.


Embroiders' Guild The Sussex Chapter of Embroiders' Guild meets on the second Monday of the month - Sept. through June at 10 a.m. at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. We welcome all levels of stitchers from beginner to advanced. For more information call 410-208-9386. Questions call 302-539-9717.

Georgetown AARP Join Georgetown AARP Chapter 5340 at their monthly luncheon meetings held on the first Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Sussex Pines Country Club. For details contact: Dee Richards at 302-841-5066 or Bettie Comer at 302-265-5606.

Acorn Club The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford is having a business meeting at the Seaford District Library on Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. The hostess is Shirley Skinner and her committee.

Seaford Historical Society Because of existing conflicts the Seaford Historical Society Board of Trustees meeting for the month of April will be held on the fourth Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m., instead of the usual third Monday as was originally scheduled. The meeting will be held in the Webb Room of the Seaford Museum.

AARP chapter 1084 AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of western Sussex County board meeting, Thursday, May 7, at Methodist Manor House game room in Seaford at 1:30 p.m. Chapter president request all board and committee members to be present to finalize plans for AARP Chapter 1084 Annual Day of Service on Wednesday, May 13. One group to visit and bring gifts to Delaware Veterans Home in Milford and another group to visit Life Care at Lofland in Seaford. Also, final plans regarding chapters annual picnic on Thursday, May 14, to be held this year at Soroptimist Park in Seaford.

District Democrats The 39th Distrct Democrats will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at Pizza King in Seaford. New members are always welcome.

SHS Alumni The Seaford High School Alumni Association will have their Executive Board meeting on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Downtown Seaford Museum. For more information, call Donna Angell at 629-8077.