Bulletin Board
Thursday, November 17, 2011

Items sought for boutique Seaford Historical Society members are asked to donate items to be sold at the boutique during the Victorian Christmas at Ross Mansion on Dec. 9-11. Handmade gifts from $10 to $20 are the most popular. Items may be left in the gray box on the front porch of the Ross Mansion at any time. The box will be checked daily for donated items. For more information, call Shirley Skinner at 629-9378 or Diane Thomas at 629-2085.

Free Thanksgiving dinner All are welcome to a free Thanksgiving dinner at the Wesley Church Community House this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. It is located on the corner of Atlanta Road and Wesley Church Road, Seaford.

Friends Poinsettia Sale Tis the season for the Friends of the Seaford Library Annual Christmas Poinsettia Sale. Five inch poinsettias provided by Jeffs Greenhouses will be available for purchase at $6 each or 4 for $20. Order forms may be obtained at the circulation desk of the library or by calling fundraiser chair Connie Halter at 628-0554. Pick up will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7, between the hours of noon to 6 p.m., in the Woodruff Community Room of the Seaford Library. Delivery is available to local businesses. All proceeds benefit the programs of the Seaford Library & Cultural Center.

Seaford Library and Job Center All 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 have Baby Bookworms on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces kids ages 18-36 months old to the world of nursery rhymes and books. There is a Pre-K and Kindergarten Story Time with crafts and songs at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center every first and third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Come and join the Time Traveling Book Club at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center the second Thursday of each month starting at 1:30 p.m. This is a home school program for children in 3rd through 6th grade. Come and join the SMore Books Club for kids in 3rd through 5th grade at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center the second Thursday of each month starting at 4 p.m. The kids will read great books, discuss them with friends and do a fun craft. Come and join the Livin/Lovin Library Club for kids in 3rd through 6th grade at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center the third Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. Kids will volunteer at the library and learn how it works. The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have Family Fun Night every fourth Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. This is a program for families and children of all ages. 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 Critical Reading book discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21. The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will open for our regular business hours on Friday, Nov. 25. Job Center For more information, visit www.lib.de.us/jobcenter or call the Seaford Job Center at 222-3618. The Job Center at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center in cooperation with Sussex Tech will be offering English as a Second Language (ESL) on Tuesdays and Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m. Call 222-3618 to register. The Job Center at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center in cooperation with the Money School will be offering two workshops on Monday nights at 6 p.m. Presenter is Samuel F. Slabaugh Sr., Certified Financial Planner Professional. The workshops include: Divorce, Preparing for and Surviving Divorce Financially on Monday, Nov. 14 and Avoiding Probate on Monday, Nov. 28. Call 222-3618 to register. The Job Center at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center is offering High School Diploma/GED classes every other Monday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call 302-883-0420 or 888-321-4723, email info@dcdal.org or visit http://dcdal.org. The Job Center at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center will offer Open Lab for walk-in patrons on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Call 302-222-3618 for more information. The Job Center is offering A Review of DEDOs Business Resource Partners and Available Support for New and Growing Businesses in Delaware on Friday, Nov. 18 from 10 to 11 a.m. The Job Center is offering If I Can do It Anybody Can Do It- How to Overcome Your Obstacles and Challenged Background to Successfully Pursue Your Passion! on Friday, Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. The Job Center is offering How to Start a Business in Delaware with LIMITED or NO Funding on Friday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2 p.m. This is a two part class. The Job Center is offering How to Apply for a Job If You Have a Criminal or Challenged Background on Friday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m. to noon. The Job Center is offering Financial Focus Groups on Friday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. The Job Center is offering Are You Really Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur? - Take An Entrepreneurial Assessment on Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 10 to 11 a.m. The Job Center is offering a Basic Computer Workshop. Currently accepting registration for classes starting on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (5 classes).

SHS raffles patriotic throw The Seaford Historical Society is raffling a small hand-crocheted American flag quilt. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and available from SHS members or the office at 203 High Street, 628-9828. The drawing will take place at the SHS annual meeting on Jan. 16, 2012. For more information call 628-9828.

Victorian Christmas The 15th annual Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion will be held on Dec. 9-11. The beauty of the 13-room mansion will be enhanced with Christmas decorations by the Spade and Trowel Garden Club of Seaford. Art works by members of the Nanticoke River Arts Council will be on display and for sale every day. Two of the scheduled events require advance reservations which must be made by Dec. 6. Space is limited for both. On Friday afternoon, Dec. 9, from 1 to 4 p.m., a card and game party is planned. Players bring their own games. Tables, chairs, dessert, coffee, tea and music are provided. Participants are invited to tour the mansion. Cost is $10 per person. To make a reservation, call 629-6417. A Christmas Tea event is offered on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. Violin music by Emma Scott will add to the ambience. Guests are invited to tour the mansion. The event is $15 per person. To make a reservation, call 629-8765. Festivities are sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. For details call the SHS office at 628-9828.

Fundraiser dinner Oyster fritters/chicken salad fundraiser dinner with french fries and coleslaw at American Legion Post 6in Seaford on Friday, Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Eat in or carryout. Post Auxiliary ladies will have a cake sale. Proceeds go to Amvets Post 1694 to help other veterans. For more information, contact Toni Bergfelder at 398-0113.

Holiday decorations sale Spade and Trowel Garden Club is taking orders for holiday decorations made of fresh greenery and bright berries, all handmade by club members. Single candle centerpieces are $15 each; double candle are $25. Door swags are $20; 14-inch wreaths are $30, available in mixed greens, boxwood or magnolia. Grave mounds are $30. Pick up can be arranged on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Galestown Community Center or Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Ross Mansion across from the Seaford Library. To order, or for more information, call Carol Campbell at 337-9332.

Stay & Play Parents As Teachers, Seaford Stay & Play is open tofamilies with children birth through 60 months (prior to kindergartenentry)Thursdays 10:30 a.m. to noon, West Seaford Elementary. Families must pre-register. For more information, contact Trisha Emmett at 682-4379.


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 details, call 875-3184.

LHS Class of 1976 reunion The Laurel High School Class of 1976 will hold their 35th class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 26, at the American Legion in Laurel. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. RSVP by Nov. 15, to Ellen Stone Hearn at 846-0636 or Carol Rhodes Porter at 410-430-1902. The following classmates are missing: Joe Andrews, Trina Boyce, Dianna Calhoun, Sam Caruso, Rickey Gillespie, Ida Mae Horsey, Elaine Horsey, Janice Jefferson, Fiona McKenzie, Diane ONeal, Faith Parker, Joyce Sheridan, Rickey Smart, Martin Tobert, Jeff Walters, Carolyn West and Debbie Winder.

AARP Beginners Driving Course An AARP Beginners Driving Course will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call 875-2536.

Oyster fritters and crab cakes Hope Lodge #4 will be having an oyster roast on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. until ?, on Sixth Street, Laurel. There will be oyster fritters, homemade cream of crab soup and crab cakes.


Delmar Community Carol Sing The Delmar Community Carol Sing sponsored by local churches will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Delmar High/Middle School Auditorium. Come and enjoy singing and listening to the music. All are welcome to St. Stephens Camelot Hall (103 E. State St.), for free soup, sandwiches and cookies after the caroling. Please bring a canned good for distribution to the local needy.

Holiday train show, sale The DelMarVa Model Railroad Club will hold the 26th annual Holiday Train Show, Open House and Sale from Nov. 26 through Jan. 15, 2012, at 103 E. State St., Delmar, on the second floor of Camelot Hall. Saturdays include: Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Jan. 7 and Jan. 14. Sundays include: Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Jan. 8, 2012 and Jan. 15, 2012. Saturdays are from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. and Sundays are from noon to 5 p.m. Over 6,000 sqf and nine train layouts including Thomas the Tank and rare pre and post war Tinplate trains. There will be drawings, games and free gifts for the kids. Santa will visit on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Greg Coughlin at 536-1418 or Scalelike_ind@comcast.net.

Delmar Library The following events will be held at the Delmar Public Library this month. Note that the library will be closed on Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving. After School Games - Every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. - Middle and highschoolers are welcome to playWii andPS3 games, snacks provided. Preschool Story Time - Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. - Interactive story time for ages 2-5. Sing songs, read books and do fun crafts. HomeschoolRecent Reads - Friday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. - Ages 6-12. Bring in your latest favorite books. Well discuss your reads, find new books to enjoy and make new friends. Teen Advisory Committee - Monday, Nov. 21, 4 p.m. - Teens, we need your input! Come help us shape our library and tell us what you want to see here. Snacks provided. Pages & Pizza - Monday, Nov. 28, 4:30 p.m. - Middle and highschoolers are invited to discuss their recent reads and enjoy pizza with friends.


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 details, contact Robin Miller at 349-5309.

Friends of the Library fundraiser Ladies round up your friends and family for a girls night out -a pre-holiday dinner and shopping splurge at Accents, 19389 Olde Coach Drive (Coastal Highway), Rehoboth Beach, on Thursday, Nov. 17.Accents is a fashion and designer-inspired jewelry store with over 3,000 styles and choices.Also for sale arescarves, purses and other fashion accessories. A percentage of all sales made during that evening from 6 to 8, goes toward the Greenwood Library building fund. No tickets necessary. For more information, call 624-6690.

CHEER lunch and tour The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Road, Greenwood, is accepting new members. Anyone over the age of 50 who schedules a tour of the center will enjoy a complimentary lunch. Come and learn about all the great activities and trips at the center. Reservations are required. To schedule a tour, call the Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

GMS Christmas Concert The joyous Christmas season is here! You are invited to join the students of Greenwood Mennonite School at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, for their annual Christmas concert to enjoy traditional Christmas music that celebrates the true meaning of the season. The program will feature Christmas selections from the Middle School Chorus, Senior High School Chorale, Ensemble and a combined Mass Choir under the direction of Kevin Yoder and accompanied by local pianist, Jeff Scott. Also featured will be the Junior and Senior High School bands doing a number of instrumental selections under the direction of Lowell Bechtel. Admission is free. An offering will be taken for a special Christmas blessing for the teachers and staff of GMS. The school is located at 12802 Mennonite School Rd., just east of Greenwood. The schools award winning music department had All County band and All State choir members this past year. The Chorale and Ensemble give other public performances throughout the year. Their annual schedule includes a multi-state tour and participation in competitions. They are available for bookings for your event by contacting the school. For more information, visit www.gmsflames.org or call the school office at 349-4131.


Bridgeville Craft Show The Bridgeville Historical Society will host its 36th Annual Christmas in Bridgeville Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Woodbridge High School. The show will include over 60 vendors selling a large assortment of holiday gift items. The show also includes raffles for a 50/50 and a Sanyo 42 High Definition Flat Screen TV. Admission is free and all proceeds benefit the Bridgeville Historical Society. For more information, call Mike and Joanne Collison at 337-7784.

Free Thanksgiving dinner Free community Thanksgiving dinner, sponsored by Union United Methodist Church to be held Thursday, Nov. 24 at noon at the Fellowship Hall on Market & Laws St. in Bridgeville.

All are welcome and there is no charge. For more information call 337-7409.

Bridgeville Library events All programming provided by the library is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Karen Johnson at 337-7401, ext. 107. Lap Sit - Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years. Story time - Tuesdays at 11 a.m. for 2 to 4-year-olds and Thursdays at 11 a.m. for ages 4 to 6. Family Nights - Third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Holiday music at the library On Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m., the Friends of the Bridgeville Library will present a program of holiday music featuring the First State Harmonizers, a group of dedicated men who love singing four part harmony. The First State Harmonizers is looking for more men who love to sing to join their group. They meet in Milford every Tuesday evening at Avenue Methodist Church and perform regularly throughout the county. If interested, contact Harry Humes at 302-349-9059 or 302-422-8620. The event is free and open to everyone at the Bridgeville Public Library. Refreshments will be served. Donations are always welcome.


Victorian Christmas Open House The Bethel Museum has undergone many extensive interior changes in the past year thanks to a partnership with the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs and the guidance of director Kevin Phillips. The museum has housed artifacts related to the shipbuilding industry and the division will help with arranging the displays and contributing furniture of the Victorian era. The Bethel Historical Society is excited about these changes and invites everyone to a Victorian Christmas Open House on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 3 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.


Winter Caribbean Cruise Dr. Marie Wolfgang is again sponsoring a 12 night Winter Getaway Cruise to the southern Caribbean as a fundraiser for Relay for Life, sailing from Cape Liberty, N.J. on Feb. 10. The itinerary includes St. Thomas, St. Kitts, St. Johns (Antigua), St. Lucia and St. Maarten (Philipsburg). Transportation to and from the dock is available. For a brochure, call or visit Dr. Wolfgangs office at One Cedar Avenue in Seaford or call Carolyn Griffith at 629-4471. Space is limited.

Senior Center trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering a trip. Dec. 15 to Radio City Music Halls Christmas Show. For more information, call 875-2536.

The Lion King at the Hippo Trip to Baltimores Hippodrome to see The Lion King on Saturday, Dec. 10. Seats are available for $149 for Adult Plus+ members and $159 for the general public. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 9 a.m. on Saturday and departs Maryland at 4:30 p.m. Refunds based on waiting list availability. To register, call Adult Plus+ at Delaware Tech at 856-5618.

Delmar Alumni trips The Delmar Alumni Association will be offering a trip, via Holloway Transit, for members, associates and friends. Thursday, Dec. 15, Its Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Penn., $110 per person. For more information, contact Dot Wolfgang, Delmar Alumni activities chairperson, at 846-2366.

AARP 915 bus trips AARP Chapter 915 is offering the following bus trip: Feb. 25-March 4, 2012 - Miami/Key West, Fla. - Miami area, cruise Biscayne Bay, Hollywood Beach, South Beach, Key West and much more. $670 single occupancy - $75 due with sign-up by November. For more information, call Diana at 410-754-8189 or Lucille at 410-754-8588.

Trip to see Jonah St. Johns U.M.C., Seaford, is scheduling a bus trip for April 19, 2012, to Sight and Sound Theatre in Strasburg, Pa., to see Jonah. Departure is at 8:30 a.m. sharp for a 1 p.m. show. The $68 cost covers the show, bus and the drivers tip. A self-pay dinner at Cracker Barrel follows the show. Call Ruth Rhoades at 629-0789 for more information and to reserve your seats, only 8 left.


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.

Societys annual meeting The Delmar Historical and Art Society will have their annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Delmar Library. Nominations for four board positions will be voted on at this meeting. A review of projects completed in 2011 and a discussion of future projects will be presented. The meetings entertainment will be Jay Hill, local historian and collector. The meeting is open to both members and non-members. Light refreshments will be provided.

Nanticoke River Arts group Nanticoke River Arts meets the third Tuesday of each month at Gallery 107 at 6:30 p.m. Any interested party is invited to attend.For more information on the group and/or gallery, contact either the Gallery 628-ARTS (2787) or Christina Darby at 629-4321. The gallery is pleased to announce that in November, Karen Owens will be teaching pencil/charcoal classes on Saturday mornings from 9 to 10. Ages 8 and older are welcome. For more information on the classes, contact Karen at 628-8656.

New YoungWriters group A new writing group for young writers is being formed at the Laurel Library. Thiswriters group is designed for people ages 13 to 30, who are serious about becoming professional writers. All ages and writing abilities are welcome. Meetings will be held every second Monday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Laurel Public Library, 2nd floor. For more information,visit www.laurel.lib.de.us, call 875-3184 or email youngprofessionalwriters@yahoo.com.

Michael Hait to speak On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Sussex County Genealogical Society will meet at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Michael Hait will present a program, What is a Reasonably Exhaustive Search?Hait is a certified genealogist, instructor and well published author of genealogical publications. He serves as the vice president of the National Capital Area Professional Genealogists. Meetings are open to anyone who wants to learn about how to find their ancestors. For more information, call 875-5418 or visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

NARFE meeting The Western Sussex Chapter (1992) of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will hold their next meeting at noon on Monday, Nov. 21, with lunch at the Pizza King Restaurant on Stein Highway in Seaford. Speaker will be Michelle Bolton from Blue Cross/Blue Shield For more information, contact Richard Stec at 684-1729.

Democrats to meet Democrats in the 39th and 35th districts will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at Pizza King in Seaford.

Airport committee meeting The Sussex County Airport Advisory Committee meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, 21911 Rudder Lane (Sussex County Airport), Georgetown. The meeting is open to the public.

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. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

Coast Guard Auxiliary The US Coast Guard Auxiliarymeets the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Nanticoke River Yacht Clubon North Market Street in Bladesat 7 p.m. New members are welcome.

Republicans to hold dinner The 40th Representative District Republican Committee is sponsoring a dinner and evening ofpolitical fellowshipon Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Georgia House in Laurel.Social time begins at 6 p.m. withdinner to begin at 6:30. State andlocalGOP officials will alsobe on hand. The cost of the event is $20 per person. Call Larry Calhoun at 875-7595

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.


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. The next breakfast will be on November 27.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner A free Thanksgiving Day Dinner will be served at Bethel United Methodist Church, 2381 Neals School Rd., near Oak Grove, serving communities around Oak Grove and Atlanta. The traditional dinner with all the trimmings will be served promptly at noon on Thanksgiving Day with the kitchen closing at 1:30 p.m. Reservations are not necessary, meals will be served on a first come, first served basis. For more information, call Lucy Slacum 629-7117.

Holiday Tea The Gee...You Will Project cordially inviteseveryone to join them for a Holiday Tea, at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Georgetown Public Library. The project will also take advantage of this opportunity to recognize volunteers who have gone above and beyond to contribute to the organizations success this year. Attendees are encouraged to wear their best tea hat and participate in the hat contest, or they can borrow one of the hats from the hat box. Yvonne Cimo ofDance, Moves and Manners, will be on handwith tea party parlor games and to offer a lighthearted approach to tea etiquette. A donation of $10 includes complete afternoon tea, entertainment and door prizes.RSVP by calling 302-242-0032 or e-mailing GUWillProject@yahoo.com. Donations are also being accepted if you would like to sponsor a table for the event.All proceeds benefit the Gee...You Will Projects formalwear lending library and the projects mentoring component.

First State Harmonettes If you love to sing the First State Harmonettes may have a place for you. The First State Harmonettes recently offered two open houses at their rehearsal space in Milford. Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at 101 S. Walnut St., Milford, at First Presbyterian Church. For more information, contact Ann at 335-3052 or Dee at 270-0304.

Miss Delaware Send-off The Miss Delaware Send-off will be at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino on Dec. 11, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. A light buffet will be served. This send-off is a party extending best wishes to the current Miss Delaware, Maria Cahill, as she prepares to leave for Miss America in Las Vegas in January. Tickets for the send-off are $20 for advance reservations, $25 at the door, and $10 for children 10 and under. Tickets are available by contacting Sandy Soucek at sandysoucek@yahoo.com or 302-422-8593.

New Years dinner, gala Victory Junction will host a New Years Dinner and Gala on Dec. 31, at the Millsboro VFW. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7:30 p.m. Guest singers include Amy Holloway Stark, Joe Dawson, Loretts Brooks, Homeland Singers and The Island Boys. Cost for the dinner is $10.Call for tickets at 934-6995.

Operation Whitetail benefit Operation Whitetail, founded by Shayne and Greg Meyer to bring wounded veterans from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., to the Delmarva Peninsula for deer hunting trips, is planning a benefit dance Saturday, Nov. 19 in the VFW hall in Federalsburg, Md., from 8 p.m. to midnight. Music will be provided by Mike Hines and the Look. Tickets are $20 if purchased in advance, $25 at the door. For details, call Shayne Meyer, 443-786-6866 or e-mail operationwhitetail@gmail.com.

Eastern Star bingo The Grand Chapter of Delaware Order of the Eastern Star will hold a Longaberger - Vera Bradley Bingo at the Millsboro Fire Hall on Friday, Nov. 18. Doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7. Cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available for purchase and there will be great door prizes. For tickets and more information, call 644-1528.

PPP Christmas Hit Parade The Possum Point Players and Stage Director Jim Hartzell of Georgetown have announced the cast for their upcoming Christmas show, Possums Christmas Hit Parade.The show will be held on Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 9-11. Possums Christmas Hit Parade is fashioned after the 1940s and 50s hit music program Your Hit Parade or The Lucky Strike Hit Parade. The cast will perform the 20 most loved Christmas songs as voted on by PPP patrons, members and friends via several e-mails, a news release and voting which took place last December and January. The show will also feature a silent auction of the trees which will be used to decorate the stage.PPP will supply the trees and is soliciting volunteers to purchase decorations, decorate and name them. Patrons will be able to bid on the trees the night of the performances and may also log onto PPPs updated website, www.possumpointplayer.org and see pictures of the trees, the latest bid on each tree and to place a bid.

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers AARP Tax-Aide, the nations largest, free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service is looking for volunteers to help senior and low income taxpayers complete their 2011 federal and state income tax returns. This is a free community service sponsored by AARP in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Sites are equipped with computer hardware and software to prepare and file returns electronically. Volunteers are needed for assignments in Western Sussex County (Delmar to Greenwood). Computer literate volunteers will prepare income tax returns. Other volunteers are needed to greet clients and to check accuracy of results. Volunteers will receive free tax training and are asked to give a commitment of four hours per week over the ten-week tax preparation period. For more information, contact Bill Watt at 262-0516.