Bulletin Board
Thursday, February 02, 2006

Little League Basket Bingo
The Nanticoke Little League, Longaberger basket bingo on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m., Seaford Moose Lodge, U.S. 13A, Seaford; 20 games; several sets and regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person; $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of the eight door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information phone at 629-2237.

Bingomania Is Returning
Bingomania, Saturday, Feb. 4, Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury, doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 the day of the event. Proceeds benefit the Mardela Junior/Senior High School Band. Three free cards for three cans of food. Phone 410-548-4911.

Benefit For Delaware Storm
Delaware Storm 14U travel baseball team fundraiser, Monday, Feb. 6, Roadhouse Restaurant, Rehoboth Beach, 6-8 p.m. The proceeds will benefit the team as they will be traveling to Omaha, Neb., in June to attend a national tournament and will also be traveling to Kingsport, Tenn., to participate in the USSSA World Series in July. Questions or to donate, call Theresa at 947-9609.

PK Hosts Little League Night
Nanticoke Little League night at Pizza King, Seaford, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m., to support your Little League.

Benefit For Return Day
Sussex County Return Day fund raiser, Wednesday, Feb. 8, Road House Restaurant, Rt. 1, Midway. A percentage of the receipts for the day will be donated to the committee as they prepare for Return Day on Thursday, Nov. 9.

Blues Chaser Dinner
Blues Chaser Dinner to support the Friends of the Laurel Library, Sunday, Feb. 19, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Delmar VFW. Tickets are $7.75. For more tickets, contact the Laurel Library, 101 E. 4th St., Laurel, DE 19956.

Mardi Gras for Hope House
Third annual Mardi Gras to benefit Hope House in Laurel, Saturday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m. to midnight, Laurel Fire Hall. Price is $25 a person. Music by the Honeycombs with light fare, silent auction and entertainment. Tickets available at Bank of Delmarva and Laurel Petroleum. Phone 875-9480.

Dance for Pop Warner
Mardi Gras dance to benefit Laurel Pop Warner, Saturday, Feb. 25, American Legion, Laurel. Doors will open at 8 p.m.; dance from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Music provided by DJ Brian K. Hall. Cash bar available,must be 21 or older to attend. Only 200 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple and are available at A&K Enterprises in Laurel, or by calling 443-880-8266.


Free Parenting Classes
Child Inc. is offering free parenting classes at Tabernacle of Praise in Seaford until Feb. 18, on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. Topics include: Parent/Child communication, problem solving, decision making, stress in the family, and building self-esteem. The classes fulfill Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. For more information and to register, call (302) 697-2292 or (302) 228-9943.

Classes For Parents
Child Inc. is offering a new "Teens Come Without Instructions" class at the Child Inc. Dover office, 2089 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, beginning Feb. 7, through March 14, every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for six weeks. This course focuses on issues relating to development during the adolescent years. Classes fulfill Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. For more information and to register, call (302) 697-2292, or check www.child.com.

Bay Foundation Training
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is offering its adult education/CBF volunteer training program "VoiCeS," Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards. The program is designed to create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts needed to restore it. Successful graduates receive CBF's designation as Chesapeake Stewards. This year's programs will be held in both Annapolis and Cambridge. The training includes an eight-week course of study, with one three-hour class each week, and a service requirement of 40 hours devoted to a Bay-related project to be completed within one year. Classes cover a wide range of topics, including Bay ecology and history, wetlands, fisheries, land use, and advocacy. There is no fee to enroll in the VoiCeS training program; participants instead are asked to commit to completing both program components. Pre-registration is required. Training dates are: in Cambridge: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturdays, until March 11. Contact Margaret Enloe Vivian, grassroots coordinator, at mvivian@cbf.org or (410) 543-1999, ext. 502. For more information or to download the VoiCeS brochure, visit www.cbf.org/hotc.


Del Tech Information Night
"Get the Big Picture," information night & open house, 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Rt. 18 - Seashore Highway, Georgetown. Meet and talk with students, graduates, faculty. Obtain information on all aspects of college life. Food and ice cream provided. Free to students and families.


All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Feb. 5, 8-11 a.m., adults $7, Children, $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.

Beef and Dumpling Dinner
Beef and dumpling dinner, Saturday, Feb. 25, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Delmar Fire Department (benefits the ladies auxiliary). Tickets are $10 for adults and carryouts; $5 for children 12 and under (advanced tickets only). Phone 846-3314 or 846-9983 for more information.

Annual Bridgeville Dinner
17th annual roast beef and dumplings dinner, Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company, Sunday, March 5, noon to 5 p.m. Adults, $9, children under 12, $3, pre-school, free. Carry outs, $9.


Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month will be Feb. 2.

Seaford Historical Society
Seaford Historical Society meeting, Monday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m., Methodist Manor House. Ronald "Smoky" Bowden will speak about the history of Seaford and the Ross Plantation. The program is free and open to the public.

Nanticoke Auxiliary
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary general meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 8, Pizza King banquet room, 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker: Tom Brown, NHS vice president - What's New at Nanticoke. Reservations are due by Feb. 3. Callers will be contacting members.

Coast Guard Auxiliary
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.

Acorn Club Luncheon
GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford, Valentine covered dish luncheon, at the Shiloh Community Church, Laurel, at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9. Hostesses for this special event are Pat Malinchak and Joyce Whaley.

AARP Chapter 1084
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meeting, Thursday, Feb. 9, at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, 1:30 p.m. Seaford area includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. Guest speaker from Delmarva Power will address energy conservation and emergency outage preparation. Chapter dues are only $5 per year and one must be 50 plus to join. Call Helen Skjoldager, president, 875-5086, for more information. Refreshments served. Guests are welcome.

Red Hats Plan Meeting
Methodist Manor House in Seaford third annual Red Hat gathering, Thursday, Feb. 16, at noon. Cost $7 for lunch and entertainment. Individual Red Hatters or Red Hat groups are welcome. Reservations are required. Call 628-5631.

Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council (DEC) meeting, Monday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., at Harrington Public Library. Guest speaker Robert Jacobson will share information on "hoof care." For more information phone 422-4094.

Republican Women
Seaford Republican Women's Club meeting, Thursday, Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m., Seaford Golf & Country Club. Seaford Mayor Dan Short will be the speaker. Meeting is open to the public. Phone Anne Nesbitt, 628-7788.


Father-Daughter Dance
Fifth annual Father/Daughter Valentine's Dance, Friday, Feb. 3, Mt. Olivet U.M. Church fellowship hall, 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 a person. Phone the church office at 629-4458 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday-Friday, Only 150 tickets will be sold.

Epworth's Winter Gala
Epworth Christian School's third annual Winter Gala and auction, Saturday, Feb. 4, CHEER Center, Georgetown. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., and a silent and live auction at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person. Contact Epworth Christian School, 875-4488. All proceeds benefit Epworth Christian School.

Symphony To Perform
On Saturday, Feb. 11, a Winter Concert by the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra – Andrew Balio, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, plays Haydn's "Trumpet Concerto" accompanied by local MSO musician Julie Barton, formerly of Seaford. Beethoven's "Symphony #3 Eroica" is the special finale. Theatre, Delaware Technical & Community College, Rt. 18, 8 p.m. Pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m. Tickets call 888-846-8600 or Delaware Tech at 858-5475 or visit the Web site at midatlanticsymphony.org .

Auxiliary Book Fair
Nanticoke Hospital Auxiliary "Ultimate Book Fair," in the hospital main lobby in Seaford. Tuesday, Feb. 14 and Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Choose from a huge selection of premium quality books, toys, music, computer software and gifts at up to 75 percent off retail. Categories include novels, reference, cookbooks, crafts, sports, history, home and garden, health and beauty and children's, etc.

SVFD Toy & Train Show
12th annual Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept. Toy & Train Show, Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Seaford Fire Hall. Tables are available. Phone 302-258-9764. Admission is $3; children under 12 free.

Wine Fest Mardi Gras
Georgetown Millsboro Rotary Club fourth annual wine event, Saturday, Feb. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m., at Warren L. & Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. Tickets may be purchased from Rotary members, Baker's Hardware in Millsboro and Chardon Jewelers in Georgetown. Tickets are limited. Call Charlene Hubert, 302-933-0172.


Sight & Sound March 22
Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel, is sponsoring a trip to Sight & Sound to see "Behold the Lamb" on March 22. The cost is $85 which includes transportation, show and dinner at Miller's. Seating is in orchestra section. Contact 875-4233 or 875-3278.

Sight & Sound April 5
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Sight & Sound Theatre's production of "Behold The Lamb," Wednesday, April 5, departing from the center at 8:45 a.m. The trip includes charter bus service, box lunch, show and dinner and all gratuities. Cost: $90 for members; $95 non-members. Call 629-4939 for more information and to register.

Trip To West Virginia
AARP chapter 1084 trip to West Virginia May 3-5 including sternwheeler ride to Blennerhassett Island, mansion tour, Fenton Glass and Middleton Doll factory tours, Smoot Theater. Cost of $335 a person includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts and two dinners. A $35 deposit required at sign-up. Contact Margaret Wootten at 629-7419.


Stay and Play For Kids
Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free. Seaford Parks and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, birth to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon , 25 months to 48 months to May 22. Closed on school holidays. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers.