Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 09, 2010
 
LOCAL FUNDRAISERS:

CHEER Beach Day 2010 CHEER, a non-profit private organization that serves senior citizens in Sussex County, will hold Beach Day 2010, one of its' biggest annual fundraisers, on Friday, Sept. 24. The event includes a health fair at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center and a fundraising walk for seniors near and around the Boardwalk. To participate in the Health Fair, donate to, or be a sponsor, call 856-5187.

'Flapjack Breakfast' "Flapjack Breakfast" at Applebee's in Salisbury to benefit the Delmar Teens Against Cancer Relay for Life Team on Sunday, Sept. 19, from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $6 for AYCE pancakes, sausage and drink in advance or at the door.Free car wash and50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For tickets and more information, contact Terry at 410-430-0337.

NHS holds Basket Bingo The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Seaford Elks Lodge, Elks Road, Seaford.The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door.Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Hostess Sort & Store Hamper and the Longaberger To Go Pink & Brown Tote. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, attendees wearing pink will receive a ticket for an exclusive Longaberger Horizon of Hope basket. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 8944 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.

World's Largest Truck Convoy Attention all truckers - join us on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 10:30 a.m., for the annual Special Olympics Delaware Truck Convoy, sponsored by Walmart and FedEx. The Truck Convoy starts and ends at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington and will include a parade through downtown Harrington and post-event celebration. The entry fee is $100 per truck to enjoy a 30-mile, police-escorted drive through scenic southern Delaware. For more information, contact Special Olympics Delaware at 302-831-GOLD; or visit www.sode.org.

'Run for the Buds' Join hundreds of runners and walkers for the second annual "Run for the Buds," presented by AstraZeneca, on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 9 a.m. at Rockford Park. In addition to a 5k run and fun walk, this year's event also includes a half marathon. All proceeds from this family-friendly event benefit Best Buddies Delaware and the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware.Pre-registration is $20 for the run or walk and $50 for the half marathon and can be done online at www.runforthebudsDE.org. For more information, visit www.runforthebudsDE.org or call 302-691-3187.

Community Yard Sale Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark), Seaford, will hold a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 7 a.m. until. Reserve your space with a $5 donation to sell your stuff. There will be a lot of items for sale including hot dogs, egg & Scrapple sandwiches, baked goods and more. Rain date is Sept. 25. For more information or to reserve your space, call Marlene at 536-1335 or Barbara at 877-0815.

Mt. Olivet UMC chicken bbq A chicken bbq fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., to benefit Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church. The BBQ will be held on Rt. 13 north, next to Dover Pools. For $6 you get a barbeque chicken half, chips, pickle and roll. For more information or to pre-order, call 629-4458. Delivery will be available to local businesses. Drinks and bake sale items also available.

Bridgeville Open Golf Tournament The fourth Bridgeville Charity Open golf tournament will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville. Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m., with the shotgun start for the four-player scramble starting at 9 a.m. sharp. A luncheon and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. Orlan Brown serves as this year's tournament chairman. Proceeds will support the efforts of the Bridgeville Kiwanis Foundation, the Bridgeville Lions Foundation and the Bridgeville Senior Center. To become a sponsor or to register for the tournament, call Peggy Smith at 337-7135.

Join the Alzheimers Memory Walk The Kent-Sussex Memory Walk Committee is planning the Alzheimers Memory Walk, the only annual fundraiser held in Sussex County, on Saturday, Oct. 2. The walk begins at Grove Park in Rehoboth Beach, travels around Silver Lake, continues the length of the boardwalk and returns to the park via Columbia Avenue. Participants are needed. Register online at http://memorywalk2010.kintera.org/Rehoboth. For more information, call Jamie Magee at 854-9788 or 1-800-272-3900. Team Captain kits are available online at www.alz.org/desjsepa.

Hospice Golf Outing The Delaware Hospice Golf Outing, sponsored by NRG, will be held on Monday, Oct. 11, at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. The fee is $125 per person which includes green fees, cart, box lunch, golf jacket and an awards reception. The format will be a scramble. Registration begins at 10 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. The awards reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. The outing will feature the following contests:putting, low gross, closest to the pin - men and ladies, straightest drive - men and ladies and hole-in-one. Sponsorships at varying levels are available. For more information, contact Peggy Dolby at 856-7717, ext. 2123.

Eat pancakes, help the library The friends group of the Bridgeville Public Library is raising money through area IHOP restaurants. Patrons can eat at IHOP in Seaford, Rehoboth Beach, Salisbury, Md. and Dover and then take their receipts and restaurant comment cards to the library or to Bridgeville Town Hall. The library will receive a payment from IHOP for every receipt and card that is collected. For details, call Pat McDonald, 337-7192.

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.

Raffle benefits SPCA The Georgetown Shelter - Delaware SPCA is holding a special "Bethany Beach Getaway" raffle to raise money for the shelter and its homeless pets. The package, valued at over $950, includes a two night stay at the Addy Sea Bed & Breakfast; gift certificates to Studio 26 Salon & Spa, DiFebo's Restaurant, Bethany Blues Restaurant, Harpoon Hanna's Restaurant, The Cafe on 26 Bistro and The Pottery Place; two prints from Carolina Street; and an ocean kayaking adventure. The services provided by the Delaware SPCA are only possible with the charitable support of the community. Tickets for the raffle are $10 each and the drawing will take place on Oct. 10. For more information, or to purchase raffle tickets, call 541-4478.

SEAFORD EVENTS:

Summer Luau at Seaford Elks The Seaford Elks Lodge is holding a Summer Luau 2010 on Saturday, Sept. 11. Cocktails are at 5:30, dinner is at 6 p.m. There will be games and prizes, music and dancing with Wolfman, a wonderful dinner menu and a 'Luscious Kreations Dessert Bar.' The cost is $20 per person. For tickets or information, call 629-2458.

Seaford Night Out On Sept. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m., the Seaford Police Department, along with Delaware State Police Troop #5 and Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club, will host the 19th Annual "Seaford Community Night Out Against Crime and Drugs." The festivities will be on the Police Department and Western Sussex Boy's and Girl's Club properties in the 300 block of Virginia Ave., Seaford.

Arts show and sale The Nanticoke River Arts Show & Sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, from 1 - 5 p.m. This 4th annual garden party is hosted by Dennis Russel, Act II Florist in his backyard garden. There will be music and refreshments. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 19.

Christ Lutheran Christmas Bazaar Chisist Lutheran Church is holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Sept. 25, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will be baked goods, crafts, thrift items and a Chinese auction. The church is located at 315 N. Shipley Street, Seaford.

Seaford Library
  • There is a Pre-K and Kindergarten "Story Time" at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Thursday, Sept. 2, and Thursday, Sept. 16, at 10:30 a.m.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will be having "Baby Bookworms" on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces infants through 36-months-old to the world of nursery rhymes and books.
  • There will be a Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center is having "Family Fun Time" on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m. Anne Norman will be the guest speaker.
For more information about Seaford library events, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.

Swheatscoop September fundraiser Homeless Cat Helpers (HCH), Inc., is having a month-long fundraiser at Concord Pets in Seaford.Stop in and make a donation to HCH by purchasing a $1 or $5 paw print, and your donation will be usedfor ourpurchase of Swheatscoop Litter for our kitten foster/adoption program. For more information, visit www.HomelessCatHelpers.PetFinder.org.

SHS Class of 1990 Reunion Seaford High School Class of 1990 will hold their 20 year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., in the ballroom of Heritage Shores Club House in Bridgeville. The event is $45 per person. Checks, which should be made payable to SHS Class of 1990, can be mailed to Sandy Whitten Stinson, 31521 Miller Rd., Cordova, MD 21625. For more information, visit the class Facebook page, Seaford Senior High Class of 1990, or call 745-1935.

St. John's House Tour The St. John's U.M. Church annual House Tour will be held on Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Seven homes and the Blades U.M. Church will be open for tours. Tickets will be on sale in September. For information, please call Teresa Wilson at 629-6417.

LAUREL EVENTS:

Breast cancer prevention talk A program on breast cancer health education will be offered by the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition in partnership with the Laurel Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, in the library's meeting room. Sonia Jackson, with the Coalition, will offer a presentation covering the latest information about breast cancer, breast health, self-examinationsand local resources for screenings. For more information, contact Norma Jean Fowler at 875-3184 or normajean.fowler@lib.de.us. This program is free and open to all.

Homeschool Book Clubs The Laurel Public Library is in its fourth year of monthly book clubs designed especially for homeschoolers. Children must be at least 5-years-old by Sept. 30, to participate. Each club meets once a month on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. The meetings center around hands-on group activities designed to extend the learning experience and have included making dioramas, movie-type posters, picture books, comic strips and puppets and writing and performing skits. For more information, call Becky Norton, Youth Services librarian at Laurel Public Library, at 875-3184 or email rebecca.norton@lib.de.us. You can also find more information and registration forms online at http://www.laurel.lib.de.us/bookclubregistration.doc. Space is limited.

Laurel community luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting the next free community-wide luncheon (spaghetti, garlic bread, green salad and dessert) on Saturday, Sept. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of Rt. 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town). Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Chicken & dumpling dinner Men of Faith at Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., will hold a chicken and dumpling dinner on Saturday, Sept. 18, 4-7 p.m. Carry-outs will be available form 2-7 p.m. Adults are $10, children $5 and under 6 are free.

AYCE pancake breakfast Laurel Pack 90 will hold an AYCE pancake breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Centenary United Methodist Church. Cost is $5 per person.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

CHEER Grandparent Challenge CHEER in Greenwood is offering a Diabetic Self-Management Workshop designed for people with Type 2 Diabetes, which runs for two hours one day a week for six weeks (9 to 11:30 a.m.), beginning Sept. 15. Call Cindy Mitchell at 856-5187 for more information.

Library Card Sign-up Month September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Anyone who signs up for their very first library card at the Greenwood Library will be given a goody bag and a chance to enter a drawing to be held Oct. 1, for a $20 gift card good at Tamburelli's in Greenwood. To get a library card, adults 18 and over need to present a photo ID with current address and fill out a registration form. Children 17 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will present their photo ID with current address, assist their child with the registration form and then sign it. For more information, call the Greenwood Library at 349-5309 or visit www.greenwood.lib.de.us.

Greenwood CHEER Dinner Club The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, located at 41 Schulze Rd. in Greenwood, will host their Greenwood Dinner Club on Thursdays from 5-7 p.m., in September and October. It will be an evening of fellowship and a delicious dinner entrée, dessert and beverage. Card games from 6-9 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Do-It-Yourself workshops The Greenwood Library will be offering a series of do-it-yourself home maintenance and repair workshops beginning Monday, Sept. 13. The 8-week series, taught by Wayne Carter of Seaford, will cover home maintenance and repair in three basic areas: plumbing, electrical and carpentry. All of the sessions will be held on Monday evenings and are free of charge. Call 349-5309 or come by the library to reserve your spot.

Day of Remembrance The Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 will sponsor a Day of Remembrance for 9/11, Patriot Day, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12, at Post 7478 on 2 Governors Ave., Greenwood. The keynote speaker will be Evangelist Carol Reese, life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 7578. The MCJROTC of Woodbridge High School in Bridgeville will Post the Colors and commemorate the occasion with Taps. Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Secretary Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

Book & video sale The book and video sale at the Bridgeville Library ends Sept. 11. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hardbacks are $1, paperbacks .25 and videos .50. For more information, contact Karen Johnson at 337-7401, ext. 107.

Basket Bingo The Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will host a Basket Bingo on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. There will be door prizes between every game with the Grand Door Prize a library table with shelf. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, basket raffles and free refreshments during intermission. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 337-7429, 337-7867, 337-9511 or 337-7446.

Neighborhood Clean-Up Day Bridgeville has employed M-T Trash to do a special curbside pick up on Thursday, Sept. 30. Items need to be curbside by 6 a.m. 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' 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. M-T Trash will also have a truck to pick up paint, stain, etc. Note that these items must be kept in a separate area from the rest of your trash. Paint must be dried out; take off lid or place kitty litter in the can to dry it out. Large limbs can be delivered to the Town's wastewater treatment plant, morning only. You will be directed to an area for the placement of limbs. A scrap metal container will be placed at the Town Hall parking lot for the disposal of such items as aluminum siding, window frames, barbecue grills, tire rims, bicycles and stainless steel. Do not place any other trash in this container. If you have any questions, call Bonnie Walls at the Town Office at 337-7135.

Patriot Day at Heritage Shores On Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m., Heritage Shores will hold a Patriot Day honoring the military, fire and policemen that served and are serving our communities. The feature presentation will be presented by the Woodbridge High School Marine ROTC. There will also be local singers and bagpipers. Everyone is welcome to join us at the Clubhouse. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call John Barr at 337-7775.

Puns, Pranks & Politics The Delaware Comedy Theatre will present, "Puns Pranks & Politics," an evening of improv to support Jim Westhoff for State Representative of the 35th District, on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 7-10 p.m., at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Tickets are $25. For tickets, call 258-5922 or visit www.jimwesthoff.org.

Community-wide yard sale The Town of Bridgeville will hold a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 18, starting at 7 a.m.

DELMAR EVENTS:

Delmar Council election scheduled Delmar municipal elections will take place on Monday, Oct. 4. The mayor (two-year term) and two Council seats (four-year terms) are up for election this year. The election will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at town hall. Candidates must be a resident of the United States and the state of Delaware and a resident of Delmar for at least one year before the election. Call 846-2664 or 410-896-2777 for more information.

Beef 'n dumpling dinner A beef 'n dumpling dinner will be held at the Delmar VFW on Sunday, Sept. 12 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Cost is $12 and carry-outs are available. The dinner is sponsored by St. Stephen's UMC Relay for Life team. For more information, call Peggy Moore at 846-3901.

Delmar Heritage Day Festival The Delmar Revitalization Committee is planning this year's Heritage Day Festival for Saturday, Sept. 25, in the downtown business district. This year's event will include a car show, food and craft vendors, games for all ages, entertainment and fireworks. The car show registration begins at 9 a.m. on the day of the event. Fireworks will take place at dusk in the Mason Dixon Park complex. Food and craft vendors can register for a spot by contacting William Hardin at 410-896-2777 or 846-2664.

'Christmas in September' "Christmas in September"/Chicken BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Better Home Furnishings on Rt. 13 in Delmar. The event will feature vendors from Premier Jewelry, Mary Kay, Avon, Lia Sophia, 31 Purses, Longaberger, Silapada, Kork's Corner Crafts and more. Chicken BBQ ($6), free car wash, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, bake sale and demosat 10:15 a.m. byX-Squad Dancers and 1:30 p.m. by Mitchell's Martial Arts. Benefits Shore Byrds/Greene Turtletravel field hockey teams. For tickets and more information, call Terry at 410-430-0337.

TRIPS:

Herr's Factory, Shady Maple trip The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to Herr's Potato Chip Factory and Shady Maple Smorgasbord in Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, Oct. 5.Cost is $40 per person for members or $45 for non-members and includes transportation, tour and Smorgasbord dinner at Shady Maple Restaurant plus you will enjoy the fall foliage between Nottingham and East Earl, Pa. Deadline for payment is Sept. 16. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

WPS Fall Trip Enjoy a motorcoach trip to Hudson Valley, N.Y., on Oct. 20-22. The trip includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts, lunches at the Culinary Institute, one dinner, tour of the Culinary Institute, Hudson River Cruise, US. Military Academy tour, FDR Home & Library, Vanderbilt Mansion, Purple Heart Hall of Honor, baggage handling, all taxes and gratuities. Cost per person, double occupancy is $410. For information, contact Frances Horner at 629-4416.

Caribbean Trip Dr. Marie Wolfgang is sponsoring a winter getaway cruise to the Southern Caribbean as a fundraiser for Relay for Life, sailing from Port Liberty, New Jersey on Jan. 16, returning on Jan. 28. The itinerary includes Labadee, Samana, St. Thomas, Basseterre, St. Kitts, Antiqua and St. Maarten. Transportation to and from the dock is included. Call 629-4471 for brochure.

Miracle of Christmas trip The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to see the Miracle of Christmas at Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 7. The show portrays Mary and Joseph and the miraculous birth of Jesus.Cost is $90 per person for members or $100 for non-members and includes transportation, show ticket and smorgasbord dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant. Deadline for payment of the trip is Oct. 26. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 10 a.m. and returns at 8 p.m. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Seaford Historical Society bus trip There are still some seats available for the Maryland historic sites bus trip on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The trip includes visits to Teackle Mansion in Princess Anne and the Pemberton Hall in Salisbury, MD. Lunch will be at the Washington Hotel Inn in Princess Anne. The cost is $55 perperson, which includes motor coach transportation, all admittances and the gourmet lunch. The bus will leave Sears parking lot in Seaford at 8 a.m., returning approximately at 4:30 p.m. Reservations may be made by calling the museum at 302-628-9828 or Janet Jones at 302-629-5354 by Sept. 9.

Travel with Delaware Tech Witness the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman named Celie in "The Color Purple" at the DuPont Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 18. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards, this play is a landmark theatrical event with a Grammy-nominated score featuring jazz, gospel and blues. Delight in the action-packed lineup at the Oceana Air Show at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach on Sunday, Sept. 19, featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and top civilian performers. Enjoy scenic views while cruising the beautiful Miles River, part of the Chesapeake Bay estuary, during a St. Michaels Cruise on Saturday, Sept. 25. Baseball fans will enjoy the excitement of watching the Phillies vs. Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Discover the hilarious musical "Church Basement Ladies" at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 5; enjoy excellent seats and a delicious luncheon. Visit the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, or Port Discovery during a day on your own at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Md. on Saturday, Oct. 9. Marvel at urban acrobatics, dazzling choreography and brilliant illusions performed to an original score of jazz, salsa, ballroom, pop and trendy beats from the streets in "Cirque Dreams Illumination" at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore, Md. on Saturday, Oct. 9. Discover never before seen artifacts from the search for Cleopatra's tomb in the world premiere exhibition at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 12; a self-guided audio tour is included. Spend the day exploring the eight Smithsonian museums located on the national mall between the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Oct. 14. Admire a collection of over 40,000 objects gathered by Henry Mercer, historian and architect, which document the lives and tasks of early Americans through the tools they used before the Industrial Revolution at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, Pa. on Saturday, Oct. 16. Participants will also tour the unique Fonthill Museum, Mercer's former home, which features thousands of American and European prints, and decorative ceramic tiles from Europe, Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. Spend two nights, Oct. 19 and 20, at the Hotel Edison in the middle of New York City's theatre district within walking distance of a Broadway show, Times Square, or Rockefeller Center. Take a 90-minute tour through American History on the Battleship New Jersey on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Climb into the 16-inch gun turret, stretch out on the bunks where the sailors slept and sit in the fleet commander's chair. Learn about the role the battleship played in WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East. Explore Philadelphia during a three-hour tour on a self-propelled, two-wheeled Segway on Thursday, Oct. 28. Cruise by the Museum of Art, Ben Franklin Parkway, Boathouse Row and Fairmount Park; enjoy a guided tour and independent lunch. For more information on these or future trips, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus program at 856-5618.

Laurel Senior Center trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trip: Tennessee Sampler, Oct. 4-9, cost $739 per person, includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 1 luncheon, cruise, 3 shows, Graceland & Dollyland. For more information, call 875-2536.

Seaford AARP trips Oct. 25-29. Travel thru the Smoky Mts. of Tenn. Lodge in Sevierville, Tenn. at the Governor's Inn. This trip inclues four breakfasts, four dinners and two lunches. You will see two performances and three dinner shows, plus admission to Dollywood and the Titanic Museum. Enjoy an on the bus guided tour of the Smoky Mts. Tour guide and bus driver tip all included for the price of $595.00 per person/doubles. Nov. 3 - A trip to Boiling Springs, Pa. to the Allenberry Theatre for a buffet luncheon and a Christmas Musical matinee - "Becoming Santa."Bus driver tip included. Cost: $78.00. Nov. 15 - 17 - Trains, trains, trains. Also a restored B&O caboose and telegraph office in the gardens. Over 64 carved trains, and walking canes carved from walnut, bone, ebony, ivory and pearl. Made by Earnest Warther. Stay at the Berlin Hotel & Suites in Millersburg, Ohio. Visit the J.E. Reeves Victorian Home decorated for a Victorian Christmas with the "Christmas Around The World" theme depicted in 17 different rooms. A holiday feast dinner at the Carriage House. Over 100 Christmas trees and wreaths displayed. Visit the Mudd Valley Creamery, Hershberger"s Bakery, Walnut Creek cheese & chocolates and the "Tis the Season Christmas Shop. Trip includes: 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 2 full course dinners and bus driver tip. Cost: $339.00 per person/doubles - $389.00 single. Dec. 6-8 - Wheeling Island Casino Hotel in Wheeling, West Virginia. Two meals per day including a dinner show. Tour the Glass Museum, Colonel Oglebay's Mansion Museum, addmission to the park for a bus tour of the Festival Of Lights. Also a stop at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum. Bus driver tip included. The cost: $349.00 per person/doubles - $435.00 single. For more information on these trips contact Rose at 629-7180

Trip to Louisville AARP #915 presents a trip to Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 24-29. Trip is six days and five nights and includes five breakfasts and five full dinners. Sights include the Derby Dinner Playhouse, Belle of Louisville Riverboat, Churchill Downs & Kentucky Derby Musesum, "My Old Kentucky Home" Place, Heaven's Hill Distillery, Louisville Slugger Museum and much, much more. Cost is $775 per person/double occupancy. Single occupancy is slightly higher. For information or reservations, call 410-754-8189 or 410-754-8588.

MEETINGS:

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.

Cub Scout Laurel Pack 90 will hold their weekly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13. Meetings are heldevery Monday night atCentenary United Methodist Church in Laurel. The Cub Scout programisdesigned forboys in the first through fourthgrades.

'Feline Rescue' session Homeless Cat Helpers will hold a question and answer session on "Feline Rescue Resources" at the Seaford Library on Monday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m.

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

USPS United States Power Squadron (USPS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

Mary & Martha Tea Room The Mary and Martha Tea Room, which meets on the third Wednesday of every month, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 2-4 p.m., at Take My Hand Ministry, 102 Maryland Ave., Greenwood.The guest speaker will be Rebecca Jones of the Seaford area. A free will offering will be taken for the speaker and light refreshments will be served. The program is a women's ministry and all women are invited to attend.Seating, however, is limited to the first 20 women. For more information, contact Dr. Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

Seaford Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel. The planned guest speaker will be Rosalee Walls.

The G.F.W.C. Acorn Club The G.F.W.C. - Acorn Club of Seaford is holding a membership Tea at the Ross Mansion on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 6 pm. This tea is for all members and future members that would be interested in joining the Acorn Club. You will be welcomed by our President, Margaret Alexander, and our hostess, Cathy Young.

SCGS plan meetings The SCGS will meet on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library at 10:30 a.m.Peggy Fisher, an experienced genealogist, will speak about Heritage Tours. The speaker at the Oct. 16th meeting will be Susan Rowland, owner of First State Photo in Rehoboth Beach. For more information about SCGS, call Ralph Nelson, 875-5418 or visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

Sussex Bird Club "Kingfishers of the World" will be the topic at the Sussex Bird Club meeting on Sunday, Sept. 12, at 2:30 p.m, with refreshments and a social after. The meeting will be held at the Visitor's Center at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Milton. Jeffrey A. Gordon, a writer, photographer, tour leader and naturalist who lives in Lewes, will be the speaker. For more information, visit www.sussexbirdclub.com.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

Learn to square dance The Whirl-a-Ways, a square dance group from Georgtown, will be offering square dance lessons beginning Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. The lessons will be held at the Milford Senior Center at 111 Park Avenue in Milford. The first two lessons are free; after that the cost is $5 a class. For questions or to be added to the list, call Cindy at the Milford Senior Center at 422-3385 or Lucy at 424-4789.

CRHS 25th Reunion CRHS Class of 1985 will hold a 25th reunion at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the FVFC Hall. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, contact Debbie Feyl Brohawn at 410-754-8910, crhs1985@gmail.com or find us on Facebook at C.R.H.S. Class of 1985.

BBQ pit beef, pork lunch The Federalsburg Lions Club will be having a bbq pit beef & bbq pulled pork lunch on Friday, Sept 24, 10 a.m. until sold out. Pickup location is at the corner of the Federalsburg ByPass and Veterans Drive. Cost per platter is $7 and includes bbq sandwich, chips, drink and brownie. Walk ups welcome and delivery is available. For more information, call David Morean at 410-924-0983, Wayne Cole at 410-943-0200 or any Federalsburg Lions Club member.

Basket Bingo The Kiwanis Club of Greater Millsboro will host a Vera Bradley and Longaberger Basket Bingo on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Millsboro Fire Hall on State Street in downtown Millsboro. Proceeds benefit local children and youth. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. The bingo features a selection of Longaberger products, including holiday items and retired items, as well as Vera Bradley handbags. A 50/50 drawing, raffles, door prizes and refreshments will also be offered. Bingo tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For ticket reservations or information, call Millsboro Kiwanis at 934-5245 or e-mail gmillsborokiwanis@mchsi.com.

Fashion show Catch up on the trendiest fashions and enjoy a day of fun and friendship with Milford Memorial Hospital Auxiliary's Casual Chic Fashion Show on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Shawnee Country Club in Milford. The event will feature volunteer models from the Milford Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Tickets are $30 per person, and RSVP is requested by Sept. 24. The luncheon offers a choice of entrees and desserts. Proceeds benefit various programs and services at Milford Memorial. For more information about the menu and to purchase tickets, call 270-1842.

Chicken & dumpling dinner The women of the Woodland United Methodist Church will serve a chicken and dumpling dinner on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10; children 6-12 yrs are $4; 5 yrs and under are free. Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For additional information call 629-5404 or 629-4662.