Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 26, 2011
 
SEAFORD EVENTS:

ACS Fundraiser You're invited to an Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Rockers for a Cure on Saturday, May 28, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar located at 22873 Sussex Highway, Seaford. Cost is $5 per person and $3 for kids under 9. All money raised goes to the American Cancer Society. For more info call Ruth Ann at 236-6858 or call 628-1668.

Seaford Farmers' Market The Western Sussex Farmers' Market will be open Saturday mornings (8:30 a.m. to noon), from June 25through Sept. 3.The market will be located on the Boys and Girls Club property at 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. In addition to fresh local produce, there will be educational and fun activities each week. Find the market on Facebook or e-mail wessusfarmmkt@verizon.net.

Historical Society members picnic The annual picnic for members of the Seaford Historical Society will be held on Sunday, June 5, at 6 p.m. in the Veterans Hall in the VFW on Middleford Road. Cost is $6 per person. Each family is asked to bring a covered dish of a vegetable, salad or dessert. Chicken and beverages will be provided. A 20-minute after dinner entertainment will be provided by accomplished vocalist and pianist, Rebecca McDaniel. Reservations are required and may be made by calling the Seaford Historical Society office at 628-9828 before May 31. Anyone who is not a member but would like to attend may join that night. Individual membership is $20 per person. Family membership is $35.

AARP Picnic Seaford AARP Chapter #1084 is having their annual picnic on Thursday, May 26, at noon for their members at Soroptimist Park. Cost is $5 per person.

Library fundraiser planned The second annual "Dinner in the Library" to benefit the Seaford Library and Cultural Center is Friday, June 17. Cocktails are from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by a catered dinner served by the Georgia House from 7 to 9 p.m. Music will be provided by "The Medics."Guest speaker, local author Colleen Culver will explain the process of how abook moves from the writer to the library. Tickets are $75 per person, of which $45 is tax-deductible. A menu of items to enhance specific library programs is available in lieu of a silent auction.Contributions toward these items is 100% tax-deductible.A small live auction will be conducted. For tickets, call Carol Sapna at 629-4918 before June 8. This event is limited to 115 patrons.

Nanticoke Senior Center calendar June 8, 9:30 a.m.: Trip to Byler's Shopping in Dover. Cost is $3. June 17, 10 a.m.: Chicken Festival in Georgetown, Cost is $3. June 27, 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. A.A.R.P. Advanced Driving Class will be held at the center. Cost is $13 AARP members, $15 for non members.

Seaford Library Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day. We will be open for our regular business hours on Tuesday, May 31.
  • The Friends of the Library's Annual Yard/Plant/Book/Bake Sale is Saturday, June 4, from 7 to 11 a.m., at the library. Use the meeting room door at the end of the building. Rain or shine. If you have items to donate (no clothing please), they may be left in the Woodruff Room of the library on June 2 or 3, during library hours (9 a.m. to 8 p.m.). Plants will be cared for until the sale. Proceeds will help fund educational programs. For more information, call Sandy Tucker at 628-3323 or Peggy Boyd at 536-1449.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have Magic Cards Club for teens who like to play Magic Cards on Tuesdays at 3 p.m.
  • The Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Stroke Support Group meets at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center every third Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 629-6226.
  • The Nanticoke River Arts Council will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center every third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The Nanticoke River Arts is a group of local artists and friends dedicated to promoting the arts. For more information, call Christina Darby at 629-4321.
  • The Science and Religion Book Discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 6.
  • There will be a Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting on Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m.


Historical Society yard sale A gigantic yard sale will be held on the lawn of Ross Mansion on Saturday, July 23, from 7 a.m. to noon. The Seaford Historical Society, sponsor of the yard sale, will be grateful for any items donated to be sold. There will also be spaces available for rent at $10 each for those who prefer to handle their own sales. Tables, chairs and any arrangements for shade will be the responsibility of the renter. Items will be offered for sale from the SHS gift shops, Ross Mansion and the outbuildings that will add interest to the sale. Food will be available on the grounds. Baked goods will be available for sale. Proceeds will be used to help with operating expenses at the Ross Mansion and Plantation and the Seaford Museum. To reserve a space or to make arrangements for donations of items, call the SHS office at 628-9828.

Library board seeks member The Board of Commissioners is now accepting applications from citizens interested in serving on the board of the Seaford Library Cultural Center. This is a five-year term. The board oversees the library as representatives of the community. They determine and adopt policies governing the operation and programming of the library. They develop and oversee the operating budget. They actively support library legislation. Applications may be picked up at the library and are due by May 30. The appointment will be made by the resident judge of the Superior Court of Sussex County. For more information, contact the Seaford Library at 629-2524.

Garden Day at Ross Mansion The Spade and Trowel Garden Club of Seaford will repeat its "Garden Day at Ross Mansion" on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in celebration of National Garden Week. Vendor spaces are available for $10 per 10' x 10' square. Anything garden-related, including plants, flowers, garden tools, garden art, flower pots, extra vases, gardening books and produce from vegetable gardens, is acceptable. Vendor spaces will be on the front lawn of the mansion; parking will be in the rear. Tents, tables, chairs, etc., will not be provided; bring whatever you like. Refreshments will be available. To reserve a space, call Carol Kinsley at 628-1385, or email cjkinsley@comcast.net. There is no rain date.

Keyshawn Purnell 5K Walk-Run The 2nd annual Keyshawn Purnell 5K Walk-Run will be held Saturday, June 4 at 9 a.m. sharp. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. at the Seaford High School track for both the 1.5 walk and run. Proceeds go to the Seaford Elementary Schools reading programs. Pre-registration entry fee is $15 and must be received by June 1 and $20 the day of registration. The race is sponsored by the Keyshawn Purnell family, Seaford XC and Apple Tree Apparel. Prizes and giveaways will be awarded. Call 629-4587 ext. 405 or e-mail hbrake@seaford.k12.de.us for questions.

Zumba classes available Zumba clases are now available at X-Treme Dance Studio on Tuesdays from 6:15-7 p.m. and Thursdays 7-7:45 p.m. Classes are $5 per class or sign-up on Tuesday and attend Thursday for only $2. Contact 629-4049 for more information.

LAUREL EVENTS:

Recent Reads' book club The Laurel Public Library's new book club, "Recent Reads," for adults meets every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bring what you're reading or listening to. Light refreshments will be served.For more information, contact Wenona at wenona.phillips@lib.de.us or 875-3184.

'Fish'n for Sight Day' The Laurel Lion Club's 4th annual "Fish'n for Sight Day," a family fun day, will be held Saturday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to noon, at Broad Creek in downtown Laurel. Win prizes for the heaviest fish in your age class. Free lunch for registered participants. All pledges ($25 minimum) will be used for sight-related Lions Club projects. For more information, call Lions Joan at 875-7775 or Fred at 410-896-3371.

'Balling For God' The Community Outreach Team of New Zion United Methodist Church is hosting its 7th Annual "Balling for God" Basketball Tournament and Block Party on Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Webb Avenue in Laurel (by Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School). For more information, contact Maggie DuPont at 875-0744 or Amy Handy at 875-4263.

Chicken BBQ The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at O'Neal's Antiques on Rt. 13 in Laurel. Cost is $7 per dinner. The proceeds will benefit local charities.

Little Miss Independence Day The Laurel 4th of July Committee is accepting applications for the Laurel Little Miss Independence Day Pageant. The pageant is scheduled for Monday, July 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m., at the bandstand in Market Square Park. The pageant is limited to 15 contestants and they must be between the ages of 5 and 7 (by July 4, 2011) and reside in the Laurel School District. Applications and a copy of the rules and regulations can be obtained at Laurel Town Hall, 201 Mechanic St., Laurel, between normal business hours. A recent wallet size picture of the contestant and a $5 registration fee must accompany the completed application and must be turned in to the Independence Day committee by June 20.

AARP Driving Course The Laurel Senior Center will hold the AARP Beginners Driving Course on Monday, June 20 at 9 a.m. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call 875-2536.

Summer film series at library The Laurel Public Library welcomes the summer season with a free, afternoon film series on Wednesdays in June. Show time each week is 2 p.m. in the Carpenter Community Room. Selections highlight the fun in the sun films of the 1960s, classic surfing movies, historical looks at the Rehoboth Beach Life Saving Patrol and the ever popular boardwalk arcade Funland. Among the titles offered will be two short Delaware documentaries filmed in the nation's summer capitol, Rehoboth Beach. "Nothing Beats Fun" is the story of the popular boardwalk arcade, Funland, formerly known as Playland, and run by the Fasnacht family for more than 40 years. Paired with it, will be "For Life: the story of the Rehoboth Beach Patrol," a reminiscent look at the summer lifeguards over the last half century. Titles are subject to change due to availability. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

Laurel prepares for Fourth of July Plans for Laurel's 17th annual Fourth of July celebration are well underway, said town operations manager Jamie Smith. The celebration, which will be held Monday, July 4, will kick off with a prayer breakfast at the Georgia House restaurant starting at 7:30 a.m. Tickets for the breakfast are $12 and must be purchased in advance. They are available at town hall, the Georgia House and the Laurel Chamber of Commerce office. Sponsor of the breakfast is the Laurel Ministerial Association. Laurel's annual July 4 parade will start at 10 a.m. This year's parade is sponsored by the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department. The theme is "United We Stand, Proudly We Serve." Applications to participate in the parade are available at town hall, Smith said. Participation is free. After the parade, the Little Miss Laurel Independence Day pageant will be held in the Bandstand at Janosik Park in downtown Laurel. The pageant is for little girls, ages 5 to 7, who live in the Laurel School District. The pageant is limited to the first 15 girls to sign up. Applications are available at town hall. Entry fee is $5. At 11:30 a.m., the annual mayors' invitational competition will get underway along Front Street. While past competitions have been watermelon seed spitting contests, the game featured in this year's competition is being kept secret, Smith said. At 1 p.m., a pie-eating contest will be held along Front Street. The kind of pie has yet to be determined; "probably whatever I can get on sale," Smith said. A talent show will get underway at 2:30 p.m. on the bandstand. Prizes will be given in three categories, 12 and under, 13 to 18 and 19 and older. Applications for the contest are available at town hall, the chamber office and the Car Store in Laurel. An application form will also be printed in the Laurel Star. Entertainment will start up at 5 p.m., when local band, Not My Own, takes the stage. The Bo Dickerson Band will play from 7 to 9 p.m., and the start of the town's annual fireworks show. For more information, call town hall, 875-2277.

LFD groundbreaking ceremony The Laurel Fire Department (LFD) invites everyone to attend a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Sycamore Substation at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the site on Fire Tower Road. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony. RSVP to msheridan@laurelfiredept.com.

Library board opening Laurel Public Library is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Board of Commissioners. Commissioners are court appointed volunteers who serve a five-year term on a five member board. Members are expected to attend regular meetings held at the library at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month, and occasional special meetings. Responsibilities include overseeing fiscal management, facility operations, appointment and assessment of the director and approval of library policies. Interested residents of the library service area (Laurel and Bethel) should complete an application form, available at the Circulation Desk. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 30. For more information, contact Wendy Roberts, library director, at 875-3184.

Summer Reading Program events The following events are planned for the Laurel Public Library's Summer Reading Program. Saturday,June 11,11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - "Travel the World!" @ our Summer Reading Program Kick Off, grades K-6 Tuesday, June 14, 2 p.m. - Salisbury Zoo "Zoo-2-U," live animals. All ages welcome. Tuesday, June 21, 2 p.m. - Storyteller Diane Macklin. All ages welcome. Wednesday, June 29, 11 a.m. - Footsteps Dance Academy Irish Dancers. All ages welcome. Wednesday, July 6, 6 p.m. - Movie Night. All ages welcome. Wednesday, July 13, 2 p.m. - Storyteller and Vocal Artist Rebecca Jones. All ages welcome. Monday, July 18, 2 p.m. - Magician Mike Rose presents, "What in the World! Magic & Mystery from Around the Globe." All ages welcome. Wednesday, July 27, 2 p.m. - Musician Tom Sieling presents "Bugs, Baboons, and Story Tunes!" All ages welcome. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m. - Rehoboth Summer Children's Theater. All ages welcome Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Last day to add books to your reading log. Thursday,Aug. 11,2 p.m. - End of the Summer Reading Program Party with an ice cream social, free books and prizes.

Everyone is invited. For more information, contact Gail Bruce, summer reading program director, 875-3184.

Request for articles The Laurel Alumni Association Annual Newsletter, for the membership year from July 1, 2010 thru June 30, 2011, will be published in August. Please forward all articles, including class reunion write ups and pictures and any other articles of interest to Doug Marvil, 9277 Sharptown Rd., Laurel, DE 19956. You may also call Doug at 875-9427 or email demarvil@verizon.net.

Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time continues at the Laurel Public Library every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Children and their caregivers are invited to explore books, music, games and crafts. For more information, call 875-3184.

Knitting classes Due to popular demand the learn- to- knit workshops at the Laurel Public Library will continue monthly at least until summer. The classes are led by members of the library's Thursday morning knitting group, and will be held the last Thursday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the library meeting room. For more information, call 875-3184 or email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us.

July 4th Celebration The Laurel 4th of July committee is accepting applications for craft vendors for this year's celebration. Cost for craft vendors is $50 and an additional $25 if electric is needed. For an application, contact Jamie Smith at the Town of Laurel, 201 Mechanic St., Laurel; 875-2277 or laurelop@comcast.net.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

Wellness Wednesday Every third Wednesday of the month, from 2 to 4 p.m., 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. For more information, contact Robin Miller at 349-5309.

Chicken BBQ opens The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company chicken BBQ will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 3. The dinner includes half a chicken or leg quarters, roll, bag of chips and pickles, all for $7.

Winterthur Gardens Tour The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to Winterthur Gardens on Wednesday, June 22. The cost is $41 per person for members or $46 for non-members. This includes house tour, garden tram tour, exhibits and motor coach transportation. Deadline for payment is June 3. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:45 am. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information or to register, call Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Adult Summer Reading Club The Greenwood Public Library's adult summer reading club, "Novel Destinations," will begin on Friday, June 3, and continue through Monday, Aug. 15. The club is open to everyone, age 18 and older, or those who have graduated from high school. To participate, register at the Greenwood Library and start reading or listening to your favorite books. Entry slips are filled out for each book. In addition, an entry slip can be earned for every four hours of reading to a child. These entry slips enter you in weekly drawings for prizes as well as for grand prizes to be awarded on Aug. 15. Grand prizes include a digital camera, digital photo frame, scrapbooking supplies, travel DVDs and more. In addition, $1 worth of fine forgiveness will be granted for each week's participation. For more information, contact the library at 349-5309.

Homestyle Breakfast Three Greenwood CHEER activities center will hold a home-style breakfast on Saturday, June 12, from 8-10 a.m. The public is invited. Cost is $4 per person and the menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits, juice and coffee. For details call 349-5237.

DELMAR EVENTS:

Bake, yard sale A BBQ, bake and yard sale will be held May 28 at 7 a.m. at the Mt. Nebo Fellowship Hall, located on 4498 White Deer Rd., Delmar.

BBQ chicken dinner A BBQ chicken dinner will be held on Saturday, June 11 from noon to 4 p.m. to benefit Relay for Life at St. Stephen's UMC located at 101 E. State St., Delmar. The dinner, which is $8, includes half a chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, roll and dessert. Eat in or take out.

35th Annual Day in the Park The 35th Annual Day in the Park, sponsored by the Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce, will take place at the State Street Park on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For details, call the chamber's voicemail at 302-846-3336 or e-mail Diane Johnson at delmardinamite@verizon.net

1981 DHS reunion Delmar High School, Class of 1981, is planning its 30 year reunion and is looking for many classmates. If you are a classmate, email Tami@wrmccain.com or PRoberts@longlifetreatedwood.com or contact Pam Roberts, Laura Ralph or Tami Harris on Facebook.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

Downtown Dixieland Band The Downtown Dixieland Band will perform at the Bridgeville Public Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 16. The band presents music from the early part of the 20th century. Dixieland, and its counterpart, Ragtime, music is "foot-tapping" music. The event is being presented by the Friends of the Bridgeville Library. Refreshments will be served. Bring the family. The event is free and open to all.

Bridgeville Library New summer Saturday hours - The Bridgeville Public Library will be open on Saturdays in June, July and August from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Storytime schedule - The last story time until September is Thursday, May 26. Lap sit - Lap sit, which is a year round program, is on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for kids ages 3 months to 2 years. Family nights - The library hosts a family night on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The theme on June 21 is the annual luau with refreshments and games. July 19 is "Jungle Johns Balloon and Magic Show." Genealogy - The Bridgeville Library genealogy discussion group meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Summer Reading Program - The program runs from June 11 - Aug. 16. Sign-up begins Saturday, June 11. Most programs are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. The program kick-off is Tuesday, June 14 with a scavenger hunt. Bring a bag lunch and blanket. The library will provide drinks and dessert. For a complete listing of summer library events, visit the library. For more information or special needs, contact the library at 337-7401.

Spicer Memorial Golf Tourney The second annual Spicer Memorial Tournament will be hosted by Providence of Brookfield Homes and Heritage Shores Golf Club on Friday, Oct. 21. The proceeds from this tournament will go to the trust fund established for Aubrey Spicer, the daughter of Chad Spicer, the police officer who was killed in the line of duty in 2009 in Georgetown. Aubrey now lives with Chad's parents and hopefully these funds will help with her care and education. The tournament format will be a 4-person scramble and the early bird price is $480 per foursome.

Memorial Day Celebration The Town of Bridgeville will host a Memorial Day Celebration at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 30, at the Veterans Memorial in the Bridgeville Cemetery. Join us for this special recognition of our veterans.

100th anniversary celebration The Bridgeville Historical Society presents a 100th anniversary celebration of the Old Bridgeville Fire House on Sunday, May 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be live entertainment, refreshments and the museum will be open. Bring your lawn chairs. No rain date. The house is located at 102 William St., Cahall Park.

TRIPS:

Trip to see 'Wicked the Musical' A new bus trip to see Wicked the Musical at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. is being offered by Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown on Thursday, June 16, for the matinee performance. To register for this trip, call Delaware Tech's Corporate & Community Programs at 856-5618.

Dinner Theatre in Lancaster The Nanticoke Senior Center is planning a trip to the Rainbow Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Penn., on June 23, to see "Who Bares It All." Dinner is included. Leaving Seaford at 8:30 a.m., the cost is $70 for members, $75 for non-members. Call the center for more details.

Bus trips offered The City of Seaford Recreation Department is offering the following trip to Camden Yards, Orioles vs. Yankees, Friday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. Cost is $66 per person and includes the ticket and transportation to the game on a motor coach. Call the office at 629-6809 to reserve your tickets.

Delmar Alumni Trips The Delmar Alumni Association is sponsoring a bus trip to see "The Fabulous 50's" show presented by the Latshaw Pops Orchestra and Dancers at the LaFontaine Blue in Glen Burnie, Maryland on Thursday, June 30. The $99 cost will include bus transportation to Glen Burnie, lunch at LaFountaine, and admission to their "Fabulous 50's" show. The show will feature the Latshaw Pops orchestra, singers and dancers performing your favorite oldies. To request reservation forms, call Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.

AARP trips offered Seaford AARP Chapter #1084 trips are open to the public. For more information, contact Rose at 629-7180. July 11-14 - Adirondack Mountains, N.Y. - 4 days, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners. A two hour journey on the Upper Hudson River Railroad, a cruise across Lake George on the Minnehaha and dinner at Saratoga Gaming. Next day, another train ride on the Adirondack Railroad and a Raquette Lake Guilded Age luncheon cruise and then a tour of Camp Sagamore - with 27 outbuildings. Cost: $565 per person/doubles. $740/ single. Sept. 14-24 - Black Hills, South Dakota - 10 breakfasts, 8 dinners. Guided tour of Chicago, Wisconsin Dells cruise, visit the Corn Palace & Wall Drug. Travel thru the Badlands National Park with a stop at the Visitor's Center. Have dinner and see the Lighting Ceremony on Mt. Rushmore. Next day, visit the Crazy Horse Memorial and the Museum of the North American Indian and a daytime visit to Mt. Rushmore. A drive thru Custer State Park to see the buffalo and other wildlife, visit the Journey Museum, Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory and Historic Deadwood, where you will have dinner at the famous Silverado Casino. Travel back to Davenport, Iowa for a stop at the riverfront casino after dinner on your way back home. Cost: $1,125 per person/double. Nov. 6-8 - Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut - Breakfast and dinner vouchers included. Stay at the Great Cedar Hotel and take a trip to the Mohegan Sun. Visit the quaint Olde Mystic Village, which is nearby, where if you choose you can visit the aquarium or the Mystic Seaport Museum on your own as it is within walking distance. Cost: $277 per person/doubles.

SHS day trip The Seaford Historical Society will sponsor a trip to the Auburn Heights Preserve in Yorklyn, Delaware's newest state park, on Tuesday, June 14. The cost is $55 per person which includes all tour fees, lunch and motor coach transportation. There will be a lunch stop at the Six Paupers Tavern in Hockessin. The bus will leave the Sears parking lot at 8:30 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. Make reservations by calling the SHS office, 628-9828, by May 22.

Senior Center trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips:
  • Oct. 1-8 - Florida - Disney World & Holy Land
  • Dec. 15 - Radio City Music Hall Christmas Show
For more information, call 875-2536.

Pigeon Forge, Chatanooga Seaford WPS is sponsoring a seven day motorcoach trip to Pigeon Forge and Chattanooga, Tenn., on Sept. 11-17. The cost is $876 and includes six nights lodging, six breakfasts, five dinners, five shows, Safari, Dollywood, Scenic Railway, Lookout Mountain Railway, all taxes, gratuities and baggage handling. For additional information, call Frances at 629-4416.

MEETINGS:

Needlepoint Guild The Delaware Seashore Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild meets on the first Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. For details, call Linda at 644-1523.

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.

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.

'Sea Purls' 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. Lunch is available. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

Country breakfast buffet A country breakfast buffet will be held every fourth Sunday each month 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 in Galestown, Md.

Memorial Day Concert A Memorial Day Gospel Concert will be held on Monday, May 30 at 6 p.m. at the Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists include The King's Ambassadors, The Pickin' Pals with Jimmy Passwaters and Judy Laramore. Bring a chair and a friend.

Indoor yard sale An indoor yard sale to benefit Bethany Community Church will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Millsboro VFW on Rt. 113 next to Arbys.

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