Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 16, 2006

Orders Taken Until March 20
Nanticoke Little League will be accepting Longaberger Design A Basket order forms until March 20. Call Heather Byrd at 875-2947 to request an order form.

Blades PTO at Friendly's
Blades Elementary School PTO fund raiser at Seaford Friendly's, Tuesday, March 21, 5 to 8 p.m. Friendly's will donate 10 percent of all profits to the PTO during the time period. No coupons can be used for dinner.

Dinner for Music School
Spaghetti dinner fund raiser, Friday, March 24, Milford Elks Lodge, Marshall and Elks Road, Milford, 5 to 8 p.m. Donation: $7 for adults, $10 for children 10 and under, under 3 free. Takeouts available. To benefit the Delaware Music School.

Fund Raiser for Delmar Auxiliary
A Pampered Chef¨ fund raiser on Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m., in the Delmar Volunteer Fire Department. RSVP by March 25 to Sheila Loar, (410) 896-2275. Food, fun and door prizes. This is hosted by the Delmar VFD Women's Auxiliary. (A portion of the sales will be donated to the auxiliary.)

Basket Raffle in April
Basket raffle featuring Longaberger baskets. The Delaware Diamonds 10U fastpitch softball team will raffle 20 baskets in April (Monday through Friday only). Tickets are $10 each. For information call Kathryn Wilson at 846-0215.

Sports Card Show Benefit
Sports Card Show and Silent Auction, Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Delmarva Shorebirds Stadium, Salisbury. All proceeds go towards the Ryan Long Memorial Scholarship for Seaford High. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt, 50/50 and much more. Call 875-7768, ask for Keith.

Night of Music for Mission
Night of Music, Saturday, April 1, Atlanta Road Alliance Church, Seaford, 7 p.m. Several bands and individuals will perform with proceeds to the Seaford Mission. Phone 629-2559 for more information.

Bredbenner Benefit Auction
Bredbenner benefit auction, Sunday, April 2, 1 p.m., Joe O'Neal & Sons Auction, U.S. 13, Laurel. Chad Bredbenner is recovering from a fall off his roof and his family has been hit with large bills. For more information, phone 875-0714.

Benefit Poker Run
Fourth annual Mason-Dixon Classic Chevy Club Poker Run, Sunday, April 23, Nylon Capital Shopping Center, Seaford, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Run begins at noon. Entry fee is $10 per car. Trophies to winners; dash plaques to first 50 registered cars. Proceeds to Children's House By The Sea. Phone 629-6355.


Fitness Classes Starting
Fitness classes started up the second week of March at St.John's U.M.C. Fellowship Hall, Seaford (sponsored by St. John's but open to the public), Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. (a.m. only, free child-care) and Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Beginners to intermediate participants welcome; co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Try a free one to see if it meets your needs. For more information or to register call 21-year AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539.

Irish Workshop
Irish American Family Research 101: The Basics, Saturday, March 18. Delaware Public Archives, 121 Duke of York St., Dover. Free to the public. No reservations are required (302) 744-5047.

Genealogy Workshop
Saturday, March 25, genealogy workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, Stephen J. Betze Library, Delaware Technical & Community College, Rt. 18, Georgetown. Free to public; good for experienced genealogists and newcomers to the field. Conducted by Shirley Herndon, art history professor at Wesley College. For information or to register, call 856-9033.

Master Gardner Workshop
The Sussex County Master Gardeners, of Delaware Cooperative Extension for both Delaware State University and University of Delaware, workshop, "Raised Bed Construction & Gardening," Tuesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. A slide presentation and model will demonstrate how to build a raised bed garden and show ways to minimize space and extend the growing season. The workshop will be held at the Sussex County Research and Education Center on Rt. 9, 16684 County Seat Highway, west of Georgetown. Call Sharon Webb at 856-2585 Ext. 540 to register. Pre-registration is requested. Space is limited.

Read Aloud Training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session, Tuesday, March 28, 1 p.m., in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

Birth to Three Parenting Class
Child Inc. "Birth to Three Parenting" free class focusing on issues relating to development of babies and toddlers, Laverty Lane, 1 Laverty Lane, Bridgeville on March 28 to May 2, every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. These classes fulfill Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. To register, call the Child Inc. office at (302) 697-2292 or (302) 228-9943 or check childinc.com.


Bethel Church Luncheon
Soup / sandwich / dessert luncheon, Saturday, March 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bethel Church community house, west of Seaford on North Oak Grove Road. Variety of soups available either eat-in or take-out quarts. For details call Lucy Slacum, 629-7117.

Woodland Dinner March 18
Woodland United Methodist Church Women chicken and dumpling dinner, Saturday, March 18, 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $8; children 6-12 years, $4; 5 years and under free. Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. Call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Pancake Breakfast
Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel, all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, Saturday, March 18, from 7 to 11 a.m. Tickets available at the church office by calling 875-4233 or 875-3398. Proceeds to benefit local and regional missions projects.

VFW Auxiliary Breakfast
The VFW Post 4961 Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast on Sunday, March 19, at the post on Middleford Road, Seaford, 8 to 11 a.m. The cost is $6 for adults. This event is now smoke free.

Union Station Diner
Union U.M. Church, Bridgeville, monthly Union Station Diner, Wednesday, March 22, 5 to 7 p.m., all-you-can-eat meatloaf dinner. $7 for adults; $3.50 for children 12 and under. Church is located at 2 N. Laws St. Phone 337-7409.

Mennonite School Dinner
Greenwood Mennonite School Music Boosters all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, Saturday, March 25, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children age 4-12, or $25 per family. Children 3 and under are free, and takeouts are available. The Greenwood Mennonite School is located at 12802 Mennonite School Road in Greenwood. From Rt. 13, go east on Rt. 16, left on Rt. 36 and right on Mennonite School Road. For more information, call 349-4131.

Blades Auxiliary Dinner
The Auxiliary of the Blades Volunteer Fire Company beef and dumpling dinner, Sunday, March 26, noon to 4 p.m. Cost is adults, $9; children 5-10, $5; children, 2-4, $3. Use back parking lot.


AARP Picnic Upcoming
AARP Chapter 1084 Seaford Area annual picnic, Thursday, March 16, Nanticoke River Yacht Club, noon. This year's theme is Mardi-Gras. Admission is covered dish plus $1. Chicken and beverages provided. Entertainment by Tony Windsor; plus 50/50. Members and their guests must have reservations by March 11. Call Betty Martens, hospitality chair, 629-9789.

Midland Grange Meeting
Midland Grange No. 27 membership meeting, Saturday, March 18, luncheon at noon; and entertainment at 1 p.m., in the former Grange community hall, 106 East Pine St., Georgetown. Midland's guest will be piano player Ryan Martin from Newark. Potential members call Buzz Kruger, 856-9495.

Genealogy Society Meeting
Sussex County Genealogical Society meeting, Saturday, March 18, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library, 10:30 a.m. Dr. G. Ray Thompson will speak on 17th Century Delmarva as mirrored in its records. Contact Lynne Hooker I.hooker@mchsi.com for further information.

Equine Council Meeting
Meeting of the Delaware Equine Council, Monday, March 20, 7 p.m., at Harrington Public Library. All are welcome. Enter through the rear entrance. Call 422-4094 for information.

Committee For Aging
Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities meeting Monday, March 20, at Sussex County West Administrative Complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown, 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, call John Williams, chairman, 856-3125.

Widowed Persons
The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meeting, Tuesday, March 21, 12:15 p.m., at the Golden Corral, U.S. 13, Seaford. The guest speaker will be Sally King, representing Sussex Community Crisis Housing Services, Inc. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Phone 629-2216.

Acorn Club Election
GFW-Acorn Club of Seaford meets Thursday, March 23, 7:30 p.m., at the Seaford Library. There will be a business meeting with election of convention delegates and club directors. Darlene Mulvaney is the refreshment hostess.


Seaford High Class of 1995
Seaford High School Class of 1995, St. Patrick's Day-themed class reunion, Saturday, March 18, 7-10 p.m., at Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club, in Ocean View. The cost is $50 per person and discount hotel rates are available. For more information, visit the Seaford High School website, www.seaford.k12.de.us/shs/ and check alumni information or contact Chris Berg, 302-934-5463, e-mail: ChristoperSB@aol.com, or Devon Borga (deastlack@frmcloans.com.


St. Patrick's Day Party
CHEER Community Center St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17, 5 to 9 p.m., dancing, entertainment and a traditional St. Patrick's Day dinner. Entertainment is provided by DJ Sky Brady. The cost is $5. Tickets are available in advance by stopping in at the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road or by calling 854-9500.

Seaford Lions Club Show
Annual Seaford Lions Club Variety Show, March 16, 17, 18, Seaford High School, 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the door.

Library Hosts Party
On Friday, March 17, 6:30 p.m., the Greenwood Public Library St. Patrick's Party for children ages 6 and up. For more information, call 349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located on the corner of Mill and Market streets. This program is free and open to the public.

Filled Basket Bingo at Club
Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club Longaberger filled basket bingo, Saturday, March 18. Each of the baskets will be filled with items centered around a theme. In addition, the first 100 ticket buyers will receive a Longaberger tote bag with a free lunch. The basket bingo will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. at the club, 310 Virginia Ave. Tickets ($35) are available by contacting Karen Schreiber at 629-8740. Babysitting is available.

Roast For Retiring Fallon
Tina Fallon Retirement Duck Roast, hosted by Nanticoke Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, Monday, March 20, 7 p.m., Seaford Fire Hall. Tickets are $50 and available at Tobin's Allstate Insurance office, 105 High St., Seaford.

National Mother of Year Speaking
Janet Lewis Baumann, 2005 National Mother of the Year, will speak on the negative effects of internet pornography on youth and how to protect them on Thursday, March 23, 7 p.m., St. John's U.M. Church, Pine and Poplar streets, Seaford. Phone 629-9466 for more information.

Equine Council Dance
Delaware Equine Council's first benefit "A Casual Country Affair," dinner, dance, auction on Friday, March 24, 6 p.m., at Exhibitors' Hall, Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington. Jones Boys will provide the music, Smiths' Buffet. Tickets may be purchased from any director or call Paula Barto, 629-5233, $25 a person. No tickets will be sold at the door. The public is welcomed.

Kiwanis Basket Bingo
Kiwanis basket bingo, featuring Longaberger baskets, Saturday, March 25, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20; $25 at the door. Door prizes, raffles and free sodas. Tickets available at Soil Service, The Star and Kiwanis members.

Laurel Lioness Bingo
Laurel Lioness Club Longaberger basket bingo, Tuesday, March 28, Laurel Fire House. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Refreshments and door prizes. Tickets are $20 and available from Lioness members, His & Hers Hairstylists, at the door, or call Charlotte Givens, 875-5448.

Sorority Basket Bingo
Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Sorority basket bingo, Wednesday, March 29, at Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m.; tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For tickets call 629-8633.

BVFC Auxiliary Bingo
Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary basket bingo, featuring Longaberger baskets, Wednesday, March 29, at Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance. Grand door prize is a wrought iron caf} set ($500 value). Raffles and refreshments available. Call for tickets 337-0381 or 337-7446 (leave a message).

Delmar Auxiliary Basket Bingo
Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary basket bingo, Thursday, April 6, Delmar Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 20 games, raffles and door prizes, 50-50s, refreshments. Phone 846-3314 or 846-0232.

Kids' Bicycle Race
Seaford Bike Race Weekend Kids' Bike Race, Saturday, April 8, 12:30 p.m., West Seaford Elementary School. Free, but all participants must register (registration opens at 10:30 a.m.). Age groups: 3-6; 7-10. All who participate will be eligible to win bicycle door prizes. Sponsored by Shore Velocity Bike Club and Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club. Phone Ron MacArthur at 629-9788 for more information.

Seaford Easter Egg Hunt
Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Gov. Ross Mansion, Seaford, Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m., toddlers to 9 year olds. Bring a basket. Contests for the wackiest decorated Easter bonnet (in age groups). Sponsored by the Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation.

NHS Basket Bingo
Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, April 13, 7 p.m., Seaford Moose, U.S. 13A, Seaford; 20 games. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 2420.


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.

Atlantic City Trip
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Atlantic City on April 10 and 11. Trip includes: charter bus, one night lodging at the Resorts Hotel, one voucher for breakfast, lunch or dinner, one voucher for any of the hotel restaurants, $15 play money, the Price is Right Live Stage Show at the Palace Theater, admission to the "Catch A Rising Star" comedy show at the Resorts hotel. Cost: $185 per person/double occupancy. Trip insurance is available. Call 629-4939 for more information.

Day Trip to Philadelphia
Methodist Manor House in Seaford day trip to Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 18. Cost of $70 includes motor coach transportation, lunch, tours and all gratuities. Lunch will be at The City Tavern and the tour will be the new Benjamin Franklin exhibit at the National Constitution Center. For more information or to register, call Dixie Carlisle, 628-5631 by March 1.

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.

Trip to Sight & Sound
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to "Behold The Lamb," Sight & Sound Theatre, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, April 5. Trip includes: bus service, tip, box lunch, show, dinner and tip. Cost is $90 members; $95 non-members. Call 629-4939 to register for the trip.

Trip To Inner Harbor
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation trip to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Saturday, May 13, leaving the back parking lot of the high school at 8:30 a.m. and leaving Baltimore at 4 p.m. The cost is $18 a person; there are 46 seats available. Call 629-6809.

Orioles Vs. Yankees
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation Orioles vs. Yankees trip, Friday, June 2, to Camden Yards. The cost is $44 for each ticket and the bus. Tickets are in section 86 by the bullpen. The bus leaves the rear parking lot of the high school at 4 p.m.

Trip to Cape Cod
Laurel Senior Center trip to Cape Cod and the islands, June 19-23. Cost: $599 per person which includes round trip motor coach, four nights at Heritage House Hotel, four buffet breakfasts, four full dinners, guided tours to Martha's Vineyard, Hyannis and Nantucket Island, harbor cruise, taxes and tips, baggage handling. For more information call 875-2536.


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.