Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 29, 2010


Celebrity Golf Classic NASCAR legend Bobby Allison and Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson will be two of the top sports celebrities appearing at the Horsey Family Youth Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic. The annual fundraiser will take place May 12-13 at Heritage Shores Golf and Country Club. Allison joins four-time Super Bowl Champion Rocky Bleier, of the Pittsburgh Steelers, as one of the headliners. For more information, contact Dale Webb at 841-5120.

Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast Applebee's in Seaford is hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Laurel Kids Connection Mentoring Program on Saturday, May 15 from 8 to 10 a.m. The cost is $6 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information contact Glenn Phillips Sr., program assistant of DAPI - Empowering Youth for a Bright Future, at 629-7790 ext 317 or 236-0321.

Relay for Life benefit concert Randy Lee Ashcraft will hold a Benefit Concert for Relay for Life "Journey of Hope on the Nanticoke Team" on Sunday, May 2 from 2 to 6 p.m., at the Seaford Elks Lodge. Cost is $10 at the door. Food will be sold by the Elks Lodge. For more information, call Jenn at 629-6611, ext. 2731.

DCHS Legacy Classic Golf Tourney The 2010 Delmarva Christian High School Legacy Classic Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, April 29, at The Rookery Golf Club. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Event format: four-person scramble. Funds raised through the Legacy Classic provide money for student scholarships and other school activities. Enjoy a great day of golf, goodie bag, polo shirt, continental breakfast, lunch, golf package prizes for low gross and low net scores. For more information, contact Jeff Bell at 841-7276.


Class of 1965 need addresses The SHSClass of 1965 Reunion Committee is planning their 45th reunionon Saturday, Oct. 9. They still need addresses for the following classmates: Luiz Bueno, Tyronne Drummond, Barbara Frazier Burk, Faye Hayes Wright, Irvin Johnson, Kenny Mullin, Ronald West,Wayne Hastings, Dee Dee Helfrich Anderson, Pete Viggiano, Susan Hydock Wessells and Sandra Turner. If you have any information to share call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077 or email her at woodlandangell@hotmail.com

AARP Annual Picnic AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of Western Sussex County will have their annual "fun in the sun" day outing at Soroptimist Park in Seaford, across from the Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road. For more information and to register, call Gladys Bonowicz, chapter president, at 875-1519. Deadline to register is May 6.

Spring Fair at SCA Seaford Christian Academy is hosting a Spring Fair on Friday, April 30, from 3 to 7 p.m. Activities include a petting zoo, a barrel train ride, games, face painting, and a moon bounce. Bring your family fordinner and enjoy homemade french fries, burgers, hot dogs, pizza and homemadedesserts. During the fair, SCA will have an open house. Meet the teachers and visit the classrooms. Science Fair projects will be on display, along with a book fair and academic and musical activities. Seaford Christian Academy is dedicated to providing an excellent,Christ-centered education, and is fully accredited by ACSI and Middle States. Enrollment is currently underway. Call 629-7161 or go to seafordchristian.org for further information.

Soup & sandwich give away Come join us for a free give-a-way on May 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at St. Luke's Parish House in Seaford. Delicious soup, sandwiches and dessert will be served and clothes of all sizes that have been gently used will be available. This event is sponsored by the women of the Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark). If you have any questions, please call the church office at 628-1020.

Classic car & motorcycle show The 5th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Show will be held on May 8, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Bethel Worship Center, 2 miles south of the Blades Royal Farms, next to the Ark Church on Rt. 13. There will be lots of fun for everyone. Registration is $10, from 8 - 10 a.m. Top 12 plaques for cars and top 12 plaques for bikes will be given out as well as dash plaques for the first 50 people. There will be breakfast sandwiches all morning as well as chicken, ribs, hotdogs, and drinks. Also, check out the bake sale and flower sale. Rain date is May 15. For more info contact Joe Lecates at 858-2445 or Robert Ferrell at 372-9376.

Rabies Vaccination Clinic There will be a rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, May 22, 8 - 10 a.m., at the Seaford Fire Station, rain or shine. Leashes and carriers are required. Dr. Mike Metzler of Four Paws is the attending veterinarian. Cost will be $13 rabies, $10 distemper/parvo shots. Cash only. The clinic is sponsored by Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc.

Homeless Cat Helpers Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc., a non-profit feline rescue organization will be at the Seaford District Library on Monday mornings from 10 - 11 a.m. to answer questions about feline rescue resources. They will also give out information about affordable spay/neuter clinics available and no-kill kitten placements. Homeless Cat Helpers is a non-profit, 501(c)3, all-volunteer, no-kill cat rescue organization whose mission is preventing procreating and averting euthanasia. For more info visit www.homelesscathelpers.petfinder.org

Safe Boating Classes Wayne Hickman has been teaching Safe Boating for 29 years for the U.S. Coast GuardAuxiliary and the State of Delaware. Come and take a boating class, have fun and learn about the safe operation of boating and personal watercraft. Remember anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1978, must have successfully completed a boating course. This is an eight-hour course. The first half will be Monday, May 3,and the second half will be on Thursday, May 6. The classes will run from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Forfurther info, call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337. The cost is $10. As always, it is free to NRYC members.

Yard Sale Seaford Church of the Nazarene on Route 13 will hold a yard sale on Saturday, May 8 from 7 a.m. to noon. Breakfast and baked goods will be available. Tables are $10 and spaces are $7. To reserve a spot and/or table, call 337-7162.

Dinner and a movie Church of God & Saints of Christ in Seaford presents Dinner and a Free Movie on Sunday, May 2. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the movie, The Blind Side, begins at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 and $10 at the door. For more information and tickets, call Robert Brown at 628-3903 or Phyllis Brice at 629-2124.

Seaford Library
  • "Baby Bookworms," an infant story time, is Monday, May 3, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the Seaford Library at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • "Toddler Tales," a toddler story time, is Tuesday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the Seaford Library at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • "Lights, Camera, Action!" the Seaford Library and Cultural Center hosts "Movie Night" on Thursday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m. We provide the movie and refreshments; you take a seat and enjoy the show. For more information, contact the Seaford Library at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center is working with IHOP to raise money for the library. Eat a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth or Salisbury, Md., IHOP locations and return the itemized receipt along with a comment card to the Seaford Library and Cultural Center. We must have the itemized receipt in order to receive the reimbursement. The library will receive 10% of the total receipt.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 11, at 6 p.m.
  • "Splash Around for Lost Treasure in the Library" on Wednesday, May 12, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., at the library. Fun for families and children of all ages. Hunt through the library for funny, unique and intriguing items and win some cool prizes!
  • Teen Advisory Board meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13.
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 17. For more information, call Rose Harrison at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • Teen Manga/Anime Club meets at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19.The club is open to teens ages 12 to seniors in high school.
  • "Family Movie Afternoon" at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center, for families and children of all ages. Bring a pillow and a blanket. Plus get a sneak preview of the Summer Reading Program "Make a Splash!" The movie is rated PG. For more information, call 629-2524.

AARP Annual Picnic AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of Western Sussex County will have their "kick off for summer fun" picnic at the Soroptomist Park pavilion in Seaford, across from the Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road, on Thursday, May 6 from noon to 4 p.m. Cost is $5 plus a covered dish. Hot dogs, chicken and refreshments will be provided by the chapter. Last day to register is May 6. Contact Gladys Bonowicz, chapter president, at 875-1519 for more information.

Book/Plant/Yard/Bake Sale The Friends of the Seaford Library annual Book/Plant/Yard/and Bake Sale is from 7 a.m. to noon onSaturday, May 8, at the Seaford District Library, 600 N. Market St. Ext. Use the door at the north end of the building.Rain or shine. If you have items or plants to donate, they may be left any time starting May 3. Plants will be cared for until the sale. No clothing accepted. Proceeds will help fund educational programs. For more information, call the library at 629-2524.

SHS Class of 2012 BBQ Seaford High School's Class of 2012 will hold a Chicken BBQ on Saturday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in front of Home Team Realty on Stein Highway in Seaford. The BBQ is to raise money for next year's prom. Pre-orders or drive up will be available. Cost is $7 per chicken dinner. For more information, call Leigh Ann Tull or Kedra Lineweaver at 629-4587.

Nanticoke Riverfest is July 8-10 The 16th annual Nanticoke Riverfest, designed to showcase the Nanticoke River and downtown Seaford, will take place Thursday and Friday, July 8-9, starting at 5 p.m. and all day Saturday, July 10, in the area in and around downtown Seaford. This year's theme "Sweet 16," celebrates the longevity of the festival and adds a 1950's flare. The festival will kick off on Thursday, July 8 with the carnival, opening ceremonies and music in and around Gateway Park. Friday night will feature the popular Little and Junior Miss Riverfest Pageant and entertainment by the Funsters. On Saturday, the Nanticoke Riverfest will feature the annual float-in, canoe and kayak races and duck dash and shopping, entertainment and giveaways for the casual visitor. Riverfest is partnering with the Seaford Historical Society and Southern Delaware Tourism to showcase the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, America's first national water trail. For more information about Riverfest, visit www.nanticokeriverfest.com or call 629-9173.


N.R.Y.C.-Blades Yard Sale The Nanticoke River Yacht Club, Blades, is holding a yard sale on May 8 with a rain date of May 15. Tables are $10 ea. Call 875-7143 for table reservations.


Troop 90 Benefit Dance The parents of Boy Scouts Troop 90 in Laurel are having a benefit dance on Friday, May 7, from 8 p.m. to midnght, at the Laurel Fire Hall to raise money for a new trailer. Cost is $10 at the door. The current trailer is no longer safe for travel outside of the local area. Proceeds will be used to purchase a new, larger trailer to carry camping equipment. The goal is to purchase and equip the trailer before a June camping trip to Lehigh Valley for white water rafting. There will be light snacks, a silent auction and music by The Jones Boys.

AARP Refresher Driving Course AARP will be offering a Refresher Driving Course on May 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Laurel Senior Center. The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. To register for the course, call 875-2536.

Annual Art and History Tour The Laurel Historical Society will host three activities during the 4th annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 22, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church located at 600 S. Central Ave. in Laurel. The first offering is a limited-seating bus tour of Laurel cemeteries, which are currently being documented as part of the society's ongoing cemetery transcription project. Tickets for the 90 minute van tour are $10 each and will be sold on a first come, first served basis at the Society sales table at the festival. Festival doors will open at 8:30 a.m. The non-stop bus tour will be held at 11 a.m. and repeated again at 1 p.m. Also that day, art objects and photographic prints by former Laurel residents Charles Palmer and Reid Williamson will be for sale at the society headquarters, The Cook House (502 E. Fourth St.) and The Studley House (600 E. 6th St.). Admission to the art sale is $6 at each house or $10 for both sites. Finally, the society will host a book signing and sales for its latest volume in the cemetery series at the festival from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and again on Sunday, May 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Cook House. This second book will cover the cemeteries within the town limits and will complement the previously published Odd Fellow Cemetery book, both of which will be for sale at the festival. For more information, email laurelhistoricalsociety@hotmail.com or call 875-1344 and leave a message.

Strawberry Festival at Hen House The Hen House, located at 11465 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, will be having a Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a car show, Moon Bounce, strawberry picking, free homemade strawberry ice cream (while it lasts), and the Delaware State Police will be there to do fingerprinting and ID-ing from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.


Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville is sponsoring its annual prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, at Union United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $10 each or may be obtained at no charge from one of the many area corporate table sponsors. This annual event features a full buffet breakfast, prayer, fellowship, music and an inspirational message. All area churches and Woodbridge School District residents are invited to attend. Seating is limited. Call George Hardesty at 337-7070 for details.

Bridgeville Library meeting The Friends of the Bridgeville Library's May monthly meeting will be on Tuesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m., in the meeting room at the Bridgeville Public Library. Special guest Kathy Graybeal, administrative librarian from the Delaware Division of Libraries, will discuss our "Focus on the Future." Plan to attend and bring your ideas to enhance the services and programming of our wonderful new facility. For more information, call Ruth Skala at 337-3678.

Community-wide yard sale The Town of Bridgeville will hold a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 1, from 7 a.m. until ?. There will be lots of bargains throughout the town.


Geranium Sale The Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a geranium sale on Saturday, May 8, from 8 to 11 a.m., at the Delmar Fire House. Cost is $6 each. The sale will benefit the ladies auxiliary. For more information, call 875-2195 or 846-2335.

Book and bake sale The Delmar Library's Spring Book and Bake Sale will be held on Friday, May 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Refreshments will be sold by the Delmar Kiwanis Club. In addition, yard sale space is available on Saturday for $10. Call the library at 846-9894 to reserve a space. Bring your own table. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Delmar Library and all proceeds go towards new programs and materials to benefit library users.

Pancake breakfast The Delmar Fire Department will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 8, from 8 to 11 a.m., to benefit the ladies auxiliary. The menu includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrapple, eggs, coffee, juice and milk. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. For more information, call 875-2195 or 846-2335.

Sandwich sale in Delmar The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, will be hosting a sandwich sale on May 8 from 9 a.m. Included will be oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, cheesesteak subs, hamburgers and hot dogs. The church is located on Rt. 13 and Dorothy Road (3 mi. north of the Md./Del. state line). For more information, call the church at 875-7824.

Basket Bingo for Relay for Life The Mothers Against Cancer Relay for Life Team will have its annual Basket Bingo on Thursday, May 6, at the Salisbury Moose Lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m. Food, raffles, silent auction, door prizes and 50/50 will be available. The Delmar Teens Against Cancer Relay for Life Team will sell baked goods. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

For more information, call Terry at 410-896-3195. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Kiwanis Prayer Brakfast The Kiwais Club of Delmar will hold their annual prayer breakfast at Camelot Hall, St. Stephens United Methodist Church, 101 State Street, on Saturday, May 8, at 9 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door. The Rev. Timothy Duffield Sr. will deliver the message. Music will be provided by the Gospel Choir from Union United Methodist Chuch. For further information contact Jack Lynch at 410-896-9067 or Pete Overbaugh at 410-896-3725.


CHEER's 36th anniversary The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will be celebrating their 36th anniversary with a week-long celebration during the week of April 26-30. Throughout the week, there will be special events, guests, games, raffles and door prizes. For more information, call the center at 349-5237.

Patriotic Coloring Contest The Greenwood Memorial Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post 7478 of Greenwood is sponsoring a Loyalty Day Patriotic Coloring Contest at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, at Liz Byers-Jiron's house located at 12385 Sussex Highway in Greenwood (near Peggy's Family Restaurant). There will be two coloring contests - one for grades K-2, and one for grades 3-5.Coloring pages will be given that day to contestants. You must bring your own crayons or colored pencils.Entries will be judged and prizes awarded on site that afternoon. First prize is $35, 2nd prize is $25 and 3rd prize is $15. For more information, contact President Michaele S. Russell at 349-4220.

Greenwood CHEER Dinner Club The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host the Greenwood Dinner Club on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. in May. Join us for an evening of fellowship and a delicious dinner entrée, dessert and beverage. Card games are from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost for members is $5 and non-members is $6. For menus and more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Older American's open house You are cordially invited to the Greenwood CHEER Center for an Older American's Open House on Friday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In celebration of Older American's Month, the lunch donation will be $1 for this event. There will be light refreshments, games and door prizes. RSVP by calling 349-5237.

Library offers MonoMouse The Greenwood Public Library is now offering the Bierley MonoMouse - an easy to use, hand held electronic magnifier - as part of a loan program designed to help visually impaired members of the community. The Bierley MonoMouse Hand Held Electronic Magnifier is available to be borrowed from the library in the same manner as borrowing a book. A visually impaired patron can now have the opportunity to read any book from the library in the comfort of their own home. The magnifier, which is similar to an oversized computer mouse, is ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in the palm of a user's hand. It connects to any television via the attached standard RCA plug and then the large blue button is simply pressed to start reading. For more information about the MonoMouse Magnifier at the Greenwood Library, call 302-349-5309 or ask any librarian the next time you visit the library.

Wellness Wednesday Do you want to better understand your illness and treatment options and make informed decisions about your health care? Would you like to be assured that the health information you are finding on the Internet is reliable? On Wednesday, May 5, from 2 to 4 p.m., the consumer health librarian for Sussex County, Linda Leonard, will be available at the Greenwood Library to help patrons locate current information and resources about health-related topics. This service is free and open to all. For more information, contact Robin Miller at 349-5309.

Eat at IHOP to help the library Enjoy a meal any time at the IHOP restaurant in Seaford and support the Greenwood Library. Simply fill out a comment card after eating and give it to the cashier as you pay. You will be given a special receipt which you then take to the Greenwood Library on your next visit.


Seaford AARP trips June 5-6 - Strasburg, Pa. - Solve a murder mystery while having dinner on a train. Lunch at the Shady Maple before checking into your hotel and then boarding the train at 6 p.m. After buffet breakfast the next day, travel to Longwood Gardens for a guided tour of the gardens before time on your own. Mid afternoon travel to Winterthur Museum and Gardens for a guided tour and tram ride before some free time. Cost: $225/double. July 22 - A day trip to Norfolk for lunch on the Spirit Of Norfolk and play bingo and win prizes. Cost: $79. Oct. 25-29 - Pigeon Forge & Smoky Mountains, Tenn. - Visit the Titanic Pigeon Forge Museum and board an actual life boat, touch an iceberg and experience the chill of the 28 degree water. The museum will display hundreds of artifacts in 20 galleries on two decks. Admission to Dollywood, Dixie Stampede Dinner Show, Black Bear Jamboree Dinner Theatre, Smith Family Dinner Theatre, Magic Beyond Belief Show. A performance at the Country Tonite with entertainment of humor, dancing and singing. Also a guided tour of the great Smoky Mountains. Four breakfasts, four dinners, two lunches included. Cost: $595/double. All trips are open to the public. Note that after a certain date if we do not have enough people signed up we will have to cancel the trip to get our deposit returned or lose it. For more information, contact Rose at 629-7180.

National Zoo trip Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 24. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and leaves Washington at 3 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and includes transportation. Zoo admission is free. Deadline for payment is June 3. All meals are on your own. There will be a fast food stop on the way back. Food is available at the zoo. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Trip to Yankee Stadium Centenary Church Sunshine Class is sponsoring a bus trip to Yankee Stadium on Saturday, May 29, to see the Yankees vs. the Cleveland Indians. Call 875-2823 for ticket information.

Sight & Sound Trip The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motorcoach trip to see Joseph at Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster, Pa., on Tuesday, May 4. This is an all-new live musical production about Joseph's epic story of character and forgiveness. Cost is $98 for members, or $105 for non-members and includes transportation, show ticket and smorgasbord dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant. Tips and gratuities are not included. The bus departs the CHEER Center at 10 a.m. and returns at 8 p.m. For more information, contact Susan Welch at 349-5237.

AARP trip to Chicago AARP #915's trip to Wisconsin Dells/Chicago is June 20-26. The trip includes transportation, 6 nights accommodations, 6 breakfasts and 6 full dinners, including two dinner shows. The package includes the following sites: House on the Rock, Magnificent Mile, Tommy Guns Garage, Upper Dells Boat Cruise, Sears Tower Sky Deck, Paul Bunyan's Restaurant, Circus World, Navy Pier and Carr Valley Cheese Company; six full dinners and six breakfasts;accommodations; baggage handling; taxes; and gratuities. Cost per person, single occupancy is $790; and per double occupancy, $1,010. A $75 deposit is required at sign-up. Final payment is due April 30. For reservations, call 410-754-8189 or 410-754-8588.


USCG Auxiliary United States Coast Guard Auxiliary meets the second Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club. For more information, contact Cindi Chaimowitz at 302-398-0309.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #6, "the log cabin," in Seaford. All former and retired Marines, from all generations, are welcome.

USPS monthly meeting United States Power Squadron (USPS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in boating education and safety, and enjoy boating, sailing or canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and outings. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312. Sea Purls meeting The "Sea Purls" Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. The next meeting is Wednesday, May 5. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For more information, call Diane at 228-0235.

H.A.P.P.E.N. to meet May 13 The Members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearns Pond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement and naturalization will meet on Thursday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. Among the topics to be discussed will be traffic, the Hearns Pond Dam and U.N.O.I. Mill, and the upcoming community yard sale. Anyone interested in attending the meeting is welcome. For more information call 745-3293.

Safe Boating Class Wayne Hickman has been teaching Safe Boating for 29 years for the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and the State of Delaware. Come and take a boating class, have fun and learn about the safe operation of boating and personal water craft. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1978 must have successfully completed a boating course. This is an 8-hour course. The first half will be Monday, May 3, and the second half will be Thursday, May 6. The classes will be 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337. The cost is $10

Young Republicans meeting The Sussex County Young Republicans will have their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, at the law offices of Tunnell& Raysor, LLP (30 E. Pine St., Georgetown). All young Americans ages 13 to 29 are welcome to attend.For more information, contactMonet Smith at 875-7384.


Country breakfast buffet A country breakfast buffet will be held every fourth Sunday each month - September through June, from 7 to 10 a.m. at Galestown Community House. Adults, $7, ages 6 to 12, $4, under age 6, no charge. The buffet includes eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, biscuits, toast, fruit cup and sticky buns. The community house is located on School House Road at the intersection of Galestown and Reliance Roads in Galestown, Md. The dates are: May 23 & June 27.

DSTA Golf Classic The 2010 DSTA (Del. State Troopers Assoc.) Golf Classic sponsored by Jack Lingo Realtors is accepting registrations for its May 20 tournament, held at the Jack Nicklaus signature Bayside Resort Golf Club in Fenwick Island. Fee is $700 per foursome with all proceeds benefiting law enforcement for Special Olympics Delaware. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, visit www.sode.org/support

Delaware Grange schedule Sunday, May 2 - State Grange Worship Service, 2:30 p.m., in the church at Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown Sunday, June 13 -Sussex County Pomona Grange picnic, 2 p.m., Soroptimist Park, Seaford Saturday, June 26 - Bus trip to Washington, D.C., to help celebrate 50 years of the National Grange Building being in existence For more information, contact Rosalie Walls at 302-542-3875.

Adult Plus+ offers art courses Develop or improve your artistic skills with courses offered by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Discover how to sketch what you see in Basic Drawing Skills on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m., May 12 to June 16. Participants will receive great tips and techniques to capture the moment. Novice to intermediate artists can receive informal instruction in Portrait Workshop on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m., May 13-June 17. Learn the keys to successful watercolor painting in a relaxed setting on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon, May 13-June 17. Adults ages 50 and up can become Adult Plus+ members for $18 per year. Benefits of membership include unlimited use of the Stephen J. Betze Library located on campus; exclusive advanced registration and special discounts on trips, courses and events; and a free drink with purchase of a meal in the dining hall on campus. For more information, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.

Reunion Colonel Richardson High School, Class of 1985, is planning a 25th high school reunion for this fall. The committee is updating classmate addresses. For more information, contact Debbie (Feyl) Brohawn at 410-754-8910 or crhs1985@gmail.com

Saturday Morning Breakfast The Community League of Federalsburg is holding a Saturday Morning Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, May 1, from 7 to 10:30 a.m., at 3439 Laurel Grove Road in Federalsburg, Md. Cost is $6 and the menu includes meat, potatoes, applesauce, bread, coffee and orange juice. Eat in or carry-out. For more information, call 410-754-999

Miss Delaware Golf Classic The Miss Delaware Golf Classic, hosted by the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization, will be held at Maple Dale Country Club in Dover on Monday, June 7. The tournament begins at noon with a shotgun start. The Miss Delaware pageant will be held at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12. Player registration is $125 for individual players or $500 for a foursome, which includes green fees, cart, unlimited range balls, gift bag, lunch and dinner and tournament prizes. Tournament hole sponsors are $125. The Hole-In-One prize is a 2010 Mercedes C300W, sponsored by I. G. Burton, Milford. Prizes will also be given for top 3 gross and net, longest drive and closest to the pin. A dinner and live auction will be held at 6 p.m., after the tournament in the banquet room of the country club. Cost is $25 (cost for players is included in the registration fee). A cash bar will be available. For more information, contact Georgeann White at 302-236-1955, 302-934-9797 or ghwhite70@aol.com

'Meet and Greet' Delaware citizens are invited to attend a"Meet and Greet" with Kevin Wade, candidate for U.S. Congress. The event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 30, at Manor House at Sussex East, located on Route 9 between Cool Springs Road and Five Points in Lewes.Tickets are $25 per person.This is a catered event with a variety of food for everyone.For more information, visit www.wadefordelaware.com or contact Don Ayotte at 344-4433 or Toni Rogers at 841-7680.

Family Bike Rally is May 1 Trap Pond Partners will host its 7th Annual "Get in Gear" Family Bike Rally on Saturday, May 1. Registrationbegins at 8:30 a.m. The bike rally officially starts at 10 a.m. with a "big bang" from partner, Fred Johnson's toy cannon collection.The ride will start and finish at Cypress Point, which is accessed through the main campground entrance offGoose Nest Road. Come for afun filled day ata family friendly price of $5 per rider or $20 per family. Each rider receives a free collectiblet-shirt and one raffle ticket. Door prizes will include two bicycles and a weekend cabin rental, group pontoon boat tour, along with many other items and gift certificates donated by local businesses and organizations. Local entertainer, Tony Windsor, who is a good friend to the park, will provide music for the event. Hot dogs, chips, beverages and baked goods will be available for purchase. Along with the ride, other activities include horseshoes, volleyball and a nature scavenger hunt. To register or for more information on the Bike Rally, visit www.trappondpartners.com or call Betty Grossmann at 875-5088.

State Police Auction The Delaware State Police will hold their annual auction on Saturday, May 1, at headquarters on Route 13 in Dover. Preview begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the sale at 9 a.m. sharp. Items include diamond jewelry; Rolex, Movado and Tag Hauer watches; Barry Bonds signed baseball and bat; Pete Rose signed bat; 50-piece Cambridge silverware set; Ibenez left-handed guitar; Bose DVD home theatre system; video jukebox; power washer; air compressor; power nailers; Concrete Cutter TJ 400; scooters; TV's from 7" to 62"; other electronics, jewelry, small appliances, tools, bicycles and miscellaneous items. No firearms or vehicles will be sold. Cash or check only and all sales are final.

Museum hosts silent auction World War II and military buffs will appreciate the treasures to be had at a silent auction offered by the Air Mobility Command (AMC) Museum in Dover, at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 21. Aviation related items such as original artwork and signed prints on canvas will be featured along with the chance to get rides in warbirds and vintage aircraft. There will also be golf clubs, getaway weekends, collections and genuine antiques. Steve Kogler, wine master from Teller Wines, will be hosting a complimentary wine tasting while the museum furnishes hors d'oeuvres and other beverages. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. To order tickets, call 677-5939. If you have a unique item to donate for the auction, contact Don Sloan at 302-678-8111 or visit the AMC Museum located at 1301 Heritage Road, just off route 9 on the south end of Dover Air Force Base. For more information, visit www.amcmuseum.org

Annual rocket launch DASEF's 14th high altitude rocket launch is Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Cape Henlopen Park in Lewes. Rockets designed and constructed by K-12 Delaware students will be launched all day. Outdoor/tent event will feature displays, launches of canister, bottle, single stage, advanced plus kite demonstrations and the De Tech Terry Campus Balloon launch. Park entrance fee is $4 for Delaware residents and $8 for others. All events are rain or shine. For more information, visit www.dasef.org, call 302-834-1978 or email dasef.outpost@verizon.org