Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 23, 2006
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

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.

Indoor Flea Market
Indoor flea market, Saturday, March 25, 7 a.m. to noon. Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Doors open for vendors at 6 a.m.. Vendor available at $15 for two tables. Extra tables are available if needed. Contact Karen Schreiber at 629-8740 for more information.

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.

SSA Basket, Pottery Raffle
Seaford Swimming Association (SSA) Longaberger basket and pottery raffle, Tuesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m., Community Room, Seaford District Library. Twenty tickets will be drawn plus three bonus tickets for those present at the drawing. Tickets are $20 and available by phoning 628-0554. Proceeds benefit SSA, celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer.

Trinity Foundation Basket Bingo Trinity Foundation basket bingo to support American Cancer Society Relay For Life, Wednesday, April 12, at Federalsburg VFW. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Contact Amy Newcomer or Rebecca Wooters for more information or tickets at 800-846-3400, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pig Pickin' for Boyd Taylor
Benefit Pig Pickin', Saturday, April 15, Seaford Fire Hall, 6 to 11 p.m. $20 a person donation to help with Boyd Taylor's cancer recovery. Taylor is a 20-year member of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department. Silent auction, refreshments and more. For tickets and more information, phone 629-9355.

Scrapbooker's Crop
Scrapbooker's Crop, Saturday, April 22, Epworth Fellowship Church, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Phone 875-4254. Proceeds will benefit Epworth's youth group.

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.

Shiloh House of Hope Benefit
Shiloh House of Hope benefit spaghetti dinner, Monday, March 27, 6 p.m. Woodbridge High School cafeteria. Tickets are $8; $5 for children 12 and under. Phone Robyn Sturgeon at 629-5331 for more information.

Support the July 4th Fireworks
The 4th of July Laurel fireworks celebration fund raising is taking place. All contributions should be mailed to: Laurel Fireworks Celebration, PO Box 934, Laurel, DE 19956.

COURSES

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.

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, 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.

Master Gardeners Worshop
The Sussex County Master Gardeners, of Delaware Cooperative Extension for Delaware State University and University of Delaware, workshop on Shrubs, Wednesday, April 5, at 7 p.m., at the Sussex County Research and Education Center, Rt. 9, 16684 County Seat Highway, west of Georgetown. Call Sharon Webb, 856-2585, ext. 540 to register. Pre-registration is requested. Space is limited.

AARP Driving Course
AARP driver safety course for people 50 and over, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 13, Tuesday, April 14, at Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. The two-day program, sponsored by the American Association for Retired Persons, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate for a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15 percent reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years. For information and registration, call 629-8081. The cost is $10 per person.

FOOD

Dinner Before the Show
Buffet dinner, Woodbridge High School, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25, 5 to 7:30 p.m. before the Bridgeville Lions Club Variety Show. Menu consists of ham, fried chicken, vegetables and dessert. Cost: $7.50 in advance; $8.50 at the door; $5 for children under 8. Phone 398-8273 or 629-9758 for tickets. Benefits the Sussex Chix U16 softball team.

Youth Group Dinner
Greenwood United Methodist Church's youth group, God's Raiders, spaghetti diner, Saturday, March 25, at 6 p.m. Cost: Adults $5; children $2.50, age three and under free. The church is located at the corner of W. Market and Church streets, Greenwood. Call 349-4047.

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.

MEETINGS

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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.

Bridgeville Lions Club Show
Bridgeville Lions Club Variety Show, "A Night of Reruns," Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25, 8 p.m., Woodbridge High School. Tickets are $5 and available from Lions Club members or at the door.

Yard, Craft Sale in Galestown
Galestown U.M. Church yard and craft sale, Saturday, March 25, 7 a.m., community house, Galestown. Breakfast foods, vegetable beef soup, oyster sandwiches (starting at 11 a.m.).

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).

Miss, Little Miss Seaford
Miss Seaford and Little Miss Seaford pageants, Friday, March 31, Seaford High School. Sponsored by the Seaford Lioness Club. Admission is $3. Phone 629-9596 for more information.

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.

Girl Power Leadership
Dr. Jackie Owens Wilson will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Girl Power Delaware Leadership Center Celebration Luncheon, Saturday, April 8, at Delaware Technical & Community College Student Services Center Dining Room. Cost $13 per person. Send check or money order by April 5 to: Rhonda H. Tuman, 25344 David St., Georgetown, DE 19947.

Laurel Powder-Puff Football
Tickets are on sale for the annual Powder-Puff Football Game. Saturday, April 8, at noon, at Robert Ruston Field at Laurel Middle School. In addition to the sophomore, junior, and senior classes participating, the Laurel Lioness will also take part. Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the gate and benefit the participating classes and can be purchased at Laurel High School as well as the other Laurel schools.

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.

Laurel Lions Club Show
Laurel Lions Variety Show, April 20-22, Laurel High School. The dinner theater is Thursday, April 20; combination tickets are $18. Call Brad Spicer at 875-7419. Dinner theater tickets are not sold at the door.

Elks Easter Egg Hunt
Seaford Elks Lodge Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 15, 1 p.m. Elk Road, north of Seaford. Age-group prizes (1-12 year olds) and lunch will be served. Bring your own container. Raindate is Saturday, April 22, at 1 p.m. Phone 875-3810.

EDUCATION EVENTS

Type III Fair on Saturday
Seaford School District Type III Fair, Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m., Seaford Middle School. Displays and demonstrations by students in the district's SPARK program.

TRIPS

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 Myrtle Beach
Widowed Persons Service trip to Myrtle Beach, May 8-12. Trip includes tour of historic Georgetown, S.C., Brookgreen Gardens, three shows, backstage tour of Alabama Theatre, Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach. Cost $499 (double occupancy), also includes four nights lodging at the Landmark Hotel, four breakfasts, four dinners and all gratuities. Trip insurance available. For more information call Frances Horner, 629-4416.

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.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

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.

Shore Thunder Starz Open House
Shore Thunder Starz cheerleaders open house, Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m. to noon, at their gym, Rt. 9, two miles west of Sussex Tech High School. All four squads will perform routines. For more information, phone 856-6837.