SHS Class of 1997 Reunion Seaford High's Class of 1997 will hold a 15-year reunion this fall and they are searching for contact information for classmates. If you are '97 alumni, send your contact information to the reunion committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Halloween Parade and Party The Downtown Seaford Association presents the Halloween Parade and Party on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Line up begins at 6:15 p.m. at Cedar at High Street. The parade starts at 7 p.m. From Hight Street the parade goes to Arch Street and then King Street to the Seaford Fire Hall. You must be in costume to enter. There will be goodies and a costume contest at the party with trophies for the winners.
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.
Job Center For more information, visit www.lib.de.us/jobcenter or call the Seaford Job Center at 222-3618.
- Come and join the "S'More Books Club" at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center the 2nd Thursdays of each month at 4 p.m. This program is for children in 3rd through 5th grade and offers a chance to read great books and discuss them with friends and do a fun craft.
- "FIRST Lego League" will meet at the Seaford library and Cultural Center on the 3rd Thursday of each month starting Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. This program is for kids ages 9-14. This is a unique international club. Each month is something different, using Legos, science and math. Must register to participate.
- "Baby Bookworms" is every Tuesday, starting at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces infants through 36 months old to the world of nursery rhymes and books.
- Pre-K and Kindergarten "Story Time" every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. It is a story time with crafts and songs.
- The "Creative Art Club" is every 1st Thursday of the Month starting at 4 p.m. This program is for students in 3rd through 6th grade. A local art teacher will teach young artists various art forms through fun and creativity.
- The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will be closed, Thursday, Sept. 27 for a Sussex County Library workshop. We will reopen for our regular business hours on Friday, Sept. 28.
- The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have its Critical Reading Book Discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1.
- Job Center is offering "How to apply for a Job if you have a Criminal Or Challenged Background" on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m.
- Job Center is offering "What you Want and Need to Know About Your Money" on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m.
- The Sussex County Jobs Club will meet at the Job Center every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.
- Job Center is having "Open Lab" on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 1 p.m.
- Job Center is offering "55+ Introduction to Computers" on Mondays, Oct. 8 through Nov. 19, at 10 a.m.
- Job Center is offering "Introduction to Computers" on Wednesdays, Oct. 17 through Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. You must attend all 4 sessions.
- Job Center is offering "Intermediate Microsoft Excel" on Mondays, Oct. 22 through Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. You must attend all 6 sessions.
- Job Center is offering "English as a Second Language" on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:45 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.lib.de.us/jobcenter or call Hope at 302-222-3618.
Gallery 107 classes Rubber Stamp Art Basics Class on Tuesdays beginning Oct. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned stamper, this fun "hands-on" class will teach three different styles of stamping; basic, heat embossing, and "resist." Three cards will be created with detailed instruction provided. Materials needed: scissors and glue runner adhesive. For more information, call Betty at 875-2612. Call the gallery to register. Cost is $25. Talented wood carver, Bob Larkin, will teach a Santa wood carving class in early November. All tools and supplies will be furnished. Details to follow. Rudelle Hall will teach the following courses: a beginner's basic photoshop Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. and creating art with photoshop from 6:30 to 7:30; on Saturdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Drawing for ages 6 to 9 and from 5 to 6 p.m., Creating Animation Art Cels.
Nanticoke River Arts events The Autumn Invitational Juried Art Show opening reception hosted by the Nanticoke River Arts Council will be held on Friday, Oct. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Gallery 107 on High Street in downtown Seaford. Any artist interested in submitting work may obtain an entry form by calling Tammy Kearney at 629-2829 or contacting his or her local art league. All chosen work will hang at Gallery 107 through October.
Special fellowship time All military persons are invited to Grace Baptist Church Fellowship Hall every Saturday for coffee, snacks and discussion. Stop by any time from 10 a.m. to noon. Listen to stories or tell one of your own. This invitation is a way for us to thank you for serving and helping protect our country. The church is located at 805 Atlanta Rd., Seaford. Any questions, call 629-8434 or 443-889-7078.
St. John's House Tour The 40th annual St. John's House Tour will be held from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4. This year there are seven homes and St. Mary's Church in Bridgeville will be open that day. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the church office on Monday, Oct. 1 through Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets will be sold the day of the tour in Fellowship Hall beginning at 9 a.m. Each site will also have tickets for sale. There will be a boutique and silent auction in Fellowship Hall. A chicken salad luncheon will be served in the hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $8. For details, call Teresa Wilson at 629-6417.
Stay & Play Parents As Teachers, Seaford Stay & Play is open to families with children birth through 60 months (prior to kindergarten entry) Thursdays 10:30 a.m. to noon, West Seaford Elementary. Families must pre-register. For details, contact Brenda Villa at 236-9870
Wednesday Night Bingo Wednesday Night Bingo is held weekly at the Seaford Elks Lodge, on Elks Lodge Road, Seaford. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 7. Food is available. Must be 18-years-old to play. For more information, call 629-2458.
New Chess and Checkers Club Come to an organizational meeting at the Laurel Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at either 10 a.m. or 4 p.m., to help plan a new, informal gathering of chess and or checkers enthusiasts. Dates and times for the meetings will be determined by consensus of the people who attend the meeting. If interested and cannot attend, email email@example.com or call the library at 875-3184 with your preferences.
Preschool Story Time Come join Miss Cindy every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Laurel Public Library. Children and their caregivers will enjoy exploring books, music, games and crafts. For details, call 875-3184.
Tech Talk at the library The Laurel Public Library's own Tech Guy, Jack Hall, will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. and Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. For details, call 875-3184.
Connecting Book Clubs Forum Back by popular demand, the Laurel Public Library is pleased to host its highly successful Connecting Book Clubs Forum at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Carpenter Community Room. This program is intended to bring together patrons who are currently involved in a book club, as well as those interested in establishing or joining a new group. Pre-registration by email or phone is requested by Sept. 21. To register, or for more information, call 875-3184 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LHS Class of '82 reunion The Laurel High School Class of 1982 is planning its 30 year class reunion for this fall and is trying to collect information and contact as many class members as possible. Call Lora Grim Cooper at 841-4885 with your contact information. The group has also established a page on Facebook, "LHS Eighty Two," for additional contact information and input.
Fall Festival King's United Methodist Church, Gordy Road, Laurel, will be holding a Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Homemade icecream, homemade soup, oyster sandwiches, bake sale, Barrel Train Rides, Gospel music by Kings Ambassadors and Jerry & Jeannie Jones.
Laurel Cub Scouts meet Laurel Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel. The Cub Scout program is open to boys ages 6 to 12. New recruits may sign up on a 3 month trial basis for $10. For more information about the program, contact Cub Master Clifford Alpert at 228-2390 or email@example.com.
Relay for Life fundraiser Laureate Epsilon Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, is holding an ongoing fundraiser at Laurel Pizzaria to benefit Relay for Life. This event takes place on the third Tuesday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. Pick up one of the flyers at the register upon entering the restaurant and then give it to the waitress with your bill at the end of the meal. Laureate Epsilon will automatically receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay for life. For more information, call 228-5800.
Club cars for sale The Delmarva Model Railroad Club, located at 103 S. State St., Delmar, is selling club cars for their non-profit organization. The car is an HO scale Maryland & Delaware 40-foot double door box car. It was custom built for the club by Athearn and it is ready to run with metal wheels and knuckle spring couplers. Two numbers are available: 1984 and 2011. Each car is $19 plus $6 for shipping and handling. Send check or money order (made payable to DMRRC) to DMRRC, P.O. Box 19, Delmar, DE 19940. Visit www.delmarvamodelrailroad.org for a copy of the order form.
Delmar Public Library Preschool story time meets Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 10:15 a.m. Join Ms. Jessica for a hands-on, interactive story time filled with books, crafts, and fun for all. Wii events and games will be held for middle and high school students on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 3:30 p.m. Join your friends and bring your friendly competitive spirit. Decorative Painting for adults meets Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. Join us to learn the basics (or review techniques) of decorative painting. The introductory class continues on Oct. 18 and 25. Space is limited. No session fee, but you must bring your own supplies. Sign up at the front desk and get the supply list. Waggin' Tails will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 3:30 p.m. All children are encouraged to attend and read to a non-judgmental, four-legged companion that loves to listen to books. Scrapbooking Club for teens will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. Bring along favorite pictures and any scrapbooking materials or books currently started. Materials will be available for those just beginning. Registration is requested. More information about these and other programs, including a Homeschooling 101 Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 29, is available by calling 846-9894, or by visiting the library. Adult programs Celebrate Delmar's Railroad history on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11:30 a.m., as Mike Dixon presents an informative talk on "Rails in Delaware." The Delmar Public Library is selling 25% off shopping coupons as part of Boscov's Friends Helping Friends event on Tuesday, Oct. 16, starting at 9 a.m. Shopping passes are $5 each and 100% of the donation benefits the Delmar Public Library. Coupons are on sale at the checkout desk during library operating hours. For more information about these programs, call or visit the library.
Sandwich sale Sandwich sale Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 North of Dorothy Road, three miles north of the Maryland-Delaware state line, 9 a.m. until sold out. Featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad and more. Backed goods, soup and homemade ice cream. Yard sale tables $10. Phone 875-7824.
'Rails in Delaware' talk Celebrate Delmar's Railroad history on Saturday, September 22, at noon, as Mike Dixon presents an informative talk on "Rails in Delaware." The railroad was once an important link to the outside world for many Delawareans and the local depot was the center of the community, a place to catch a train and learn the news of the day. As tracks spread downstate, growth followed the lines. This slide-illustrated program traces the social history of trains in the First State, from the beginning of the railroad age to the present. This program is offered free of charge as part of Delmar's Heritage Pride Day activities and through the cooperation of the Delaware Humanities Forum. The Library will also have part of its railroad history collection and Delmar history collection on display.
New Century Club anniversary The Delmar New Century Club will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Delmar Fire House. There will be an open house from 3 to 4 p.m. This event is in conjunction with the Delmar Heritage Day celebration.
Kiwanis Club phone book The Kiwanis Club of Delmar is working on their 2013-2014 Delmar phone book. Anyone who would like to place an ad or make changes to the name, address or phone number that is in the 2011-2012 book, please contact any member. Members names and phone numbers are listed in the back of the current book on page 73. Ads and changes need to be in by Oct. 31.
Dinner Club The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center hosts a Dinner Club every Thursday night at 5 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. Join us for an evening of dinner, socialization, cards, indoor shuffleboard and bocce ball. The event is open to the public. Non-members should call 349-5237 for reservations.
Changes to L.E.A.P. program Due to their upcoming move to temporary quarters, the Greenwood Public Library will be changing the day and location of their reading sessions with the L.E.A.P. program, also known as "Reading to the Dogs." Monthly sessions will be held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Greenwood VFW Post 7478 on the corner of Mill Street and Governors Avenue in Greenwood. All children are invited to come and read to the dogs anytime between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. The dogs and their handlers are members of L.E.A.P, or Literacy Education Assistance Pups, a volunteer group based in Lewes. This program is free and open to all children. Registration may be completed at a child's first session. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309. For more information about the L.E.A.P organization, visit www.leapreading.org.
Library moves to temporary location Greenwood Public Library has moved to their temporary location at "Hilltop" on the corner of Routes 13 south and 16. Hilltop will serve as home while the new library is being constructed on the current Mill Street site. Opening day for the temporary location is Monday, Oct. 1. On-hold items will be unavailable for pick-up. Patrons with hold requests may want to select another library as a pick-up location. Out-of-state interlibrary loan service will be available again once the temporary location is open on Monday, Oct. 1. For any questions regarding the move, call the library at 349-5309.
Magic Show/Ice cream Social Woodbridge Pop Warner will hold a magic show/ice cream social on Friday, Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Woodbridge Elementary School, 400 Governors Ave., Greenwood. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the door on a first come first served basis. For more information, contact Sharay Knight at 265-7522.
Bridgeville Public Library The following events will be held at the Bridgeville Public Library: Fundraiser - We are raffling off a beautifully framed print, "Master Bedroom" by Andrew Wyeth donated by Bud Snyder from Snyder Custom Framing in Seaford. Tickets are $1 each and available at the library. Carnival at Apple Scrapple - Thursday night is our Hometown Carnival Night from 4-9 p.m. with an $18 pay one price bracelet. Friday from 4-10 p.m. is a $20 pay one price bracelet; and Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. tickets are $1 each or a family pack of 25 tickets is $20. Lap Sit - Lap Sit on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years. Lapsit is on hiatus from Dec. 1 through Jan. 8. Story time - Tuesdays at 11 a.m. for ages 2-4 and Thursdays at 11 a.m. for ages 4-6. Family Nights - Third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Beginning in October, teens are invited to join Ms. Jonnell in the Teen Area for crafts and games during this time. Apple Fest in September - Join us at T.S. Smith's Apple Orchard for stories, apple tasting, and wagon rides. More information is available at library. Pumpkin Perfection in October - Join us for pumpkin decorating, refreshments, and fun. Terrific Turkeys in November - Crafts, games, and refreshments. Children's Theatre in December - Woodbridge Theater Company will perform a children's theatrical production. Entertainment for the whole family. Refreshments will be provided. Holiday celebration - Thursday, Dec. 20, 6:30 to 8 p.m. - Join us for holiday crafts, games, music, and refreshments as we celebrate the holiday season. Teen Programming - Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 23 and Tuesday, Dec. 18 for book discussions. Book titles are available at the library. Recent Reads Join us for a group discussion of your favorite recent read. Participants are encouraged to attend and share their latest literary favorite. Come prepared to tell us why a book inspired you, excited you, or changed your perspective. Genealogy Discussion Group - Our Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Join us to discuss, research, and enjoy genealogy.
Bridgeville hosts Clean-Up Day The Town of Bridgeville will conduct a Community-Wide Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Sept. 29.
All items must be curbside by 6 a.m. as Waste Management trucks will only go down each street one time. Allowable items for pick-up include: furniture, household trash, stoves, scrap metal, etc. Yard waste must be kept separate with limbs bundled in 4-ft. lengths; all other yard waste must be bagged. Refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners will only be picked up if the freon has been removed. Dried paint, stain, etc. must be kept in a separate area from the rest of the trash. Tires, batteries, oil, construction materials, dirt, rocks, bricks, etc. will not be picked up.For more information, call Bridgeville Town Hall at 337-7135.
Sponsorships for golf benefit The 6th Annual Bridgeville Charity Open Golf Tournament is Friday, Oct. 12 at the Heritage Shores Golf Club in Bridgeville. The tournament committee suggests that those interested in playing in the tournament act now to ensure participation. Additional sponsorships and foursomes are also available. Anyone interested in participating should contact the town office to request a registration form. Forms can also be obtained by visiting the town's website at www.bridgeville.delaware.gov, or by stopping by the town office. Tournament registration fee is $145 per player. Registration deadline is Sept. 21, however, late registrations are welcomed. Contact Peggy Smith at the town office at 337-7135 to learn more about sponsorships and foursomes. Proceeds will support the Bridgeville Kiwanis Foundation, the Bridgeville Lions Club and the Bridgeville Senior Center.
Basket Bingo Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will host a Basket Bingo on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m. The grand door prize is a set of nested wrought iron tables. There will be door prizes between every game, a 50/50 drawing, basket raffles and free refreshments during intermission. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For tickets or more information, call 337-7429 or 337-7446.
Drug Take Back Day The town will hold another drug take back day on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents will be able to hand in unwanted and unused prescription drugs. The town's cleanup day will also take place Sept. 29.
WPS offers trip The WPS is sponsoring a three day trip to the Grand Canyon of Pa., Oct. 17-19. Cost is $442 and includes 2 nights lodging, 2 dinners, River Cruise, Train ride, Canyon Wagon Tour and Overlook, Taber Museum, Tour of Lewisburg, Shempp Train Collection, Buggy Museum and all gratuities. For details, call 629-4416.
Laurel Senior Center trip The Laurel Senior Center is offering a trip to Dutch Apple Theater - Nov. 28 for "Swingin' Christmas" To reserve your seat, call 875-2536 for more information.
Trip to Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trip via Holloway Tours for members, associates and friends. Travel to the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. on Thursday, Nov. 15 to see "A Swinging Christmas." There will be an "all you can eat" buffet following the show. Cost is $110 per person. For more information, contact Dot Wolfgang, Delmar Alumni activities chairperson, at 846-2366.
Branson at Christmas November 5-12, $1025. Price includes 7 nights lodging, bus, 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners, 7 Outstanding Christmas shows, Titanic Museum, and more. Hosted by Joyce Hickman and organized by White Star Tours. For details, call 410-749-2147.
Del Tech's September trips This September, the Corporate and Community Programs division of Delaware Technical Community College's Owens Campus is offering a variety of trips that are both educational and fun. The trips include: A Day in New York City - On Sept. 22, shop or take in a show of your choice. Maps will be distributed. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 6:30 a.m., and departs New York City at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $69. Potomac Cruise and Luncheon - On Sept. 25, take a round-trip, 2 hour luncheon cruise up the Potomac River. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 8:30 a.m., and departs Virginia at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $119. Old Town Alexandria - On Sept. 25, enjoy a day on your own to walk cobblestone streets, view tall ships anchored on the waterfront, visit historic landmarks and browse antique shops. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 8:30 a.m., and departs Alexandria at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $59. Tick, Tock! Ice Cream Stop! - On Sept. 27, view over 12,000 watch and clock items at the National Watch and Clock Museum, the largest and most comprehensive collection in North America. End your visit making your own clock to take home. An independent lunch and a visit to the Turkey Hill experience are also included. The bus departs Delaware Tech at 5:30 a.m., and departs Pennsylvania at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $99. For more information on any of the trips call 856-5618.
Seaford AARP offers trips Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is offering the following trips to the public. Sept. 25-27 - Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Cost: $420.00 per person/doubles. Travel to Kingston, N.Y. with free time to shop before you board the "Rip-Van-Winkle" for a two hour cruise on the Hudson. Day 2 - visit Hyde Park to tour the FDR home and have lunch in style at the Culinary Institute of America. Also tour the Vanderbilt Mansion with free time in Rhinebeck. Next day, a stop at the Walkway Over the Hudson and the West Point Military Academy for a tour. Then, visit the museum before heading home mid-afternoon. Nov. 14-17 - Christmas Shows at Myrtle Beach, S.C. - Cost: $410.00 per person/doubles and $500 single. Three breakfasts, three dinners. Alabama Theatre, Legends in Concert, Palace Theatre featuring Christmas on Ice. For details contact Rose at 629-7180.
Trip to Hagley Museum & Estates The Seaford Historical Society will sponsor a trip to the Hagley Museum in Wilmington on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Cost is $65 per person which includes guided tour fees, lunch, shuttles between sites and motor coach transportation. Hagley is situated on 235 picturesque acres along the Brandywine River. E.I. du Pont founded his gunpowder mill and plant here in 1802. We will tour the Powder Yard, Machine Shop, Workers Hill with one-room school house, the family home, barn and garden, Visitors Center, and the first office of the DuPont Company. Lunch will be served in the historic Soda House and will include Tuscan vegetable soup, a deluxe sandwich variety, pasta salad, fruit salad, Chef's Choice layer cake and assorted drinks. The bus will leave the Sears parking lot at 8 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. Make reservations by calling the SHS office at 628-9828 by Sunday, Oct. 7.
USPS meeting United States Power Squadron (USPS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For details, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.
MOAA meets in Lewes The Southern Delaware Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) meets from noon to 1:30 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month at Irish Eyes Pub and Restaurant, 213 Anglers Rd., Lewes.
Coast Guard Auxiliary The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the second Thursday of each month at the station at the Nanticoke Marina and Yacht Club in Blades. For details, call Art Wollschlager at 628-8259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Professional Writers This writers group is designed for 13 to 30-year-olds who are serious about becoming professional writers. Meetings will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every second Monday of the month at the Laurel Public Library. For details, visit www.laurel.lib.de.us/, call 875-3184 or email email@example.com
Democrat District meeting Democrat District 35 & 39 will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at 10 W. Pine St., Georgetown. All are welcome.
Republican Women's Club meeting For a change of pace, the Seaford Republican Women's Club is meeting for dinner on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Seaford Pizza King restaurant. A business meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6. Danny Short will speak after dinner about the upcoming election in November. Members and guests will order from the menu and be charged accordingly. The public is invited. No reservations are required. For more information, call Gloria Burton at 629-3470.
H.A.P.P.E.N. meets The members of H.A.P.P.E.N., HearnsPond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement and naturalization, met on Thursday, Sept. 13. Topics included the Hearns Pond spillway, traffic issues on Hearns Pond and Conrail roads and the Oct. 13 community yard sale. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Seaford Library. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.
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 The Galestown Ruritan Club Country Breakfast Buffet is held the last Sunday of the month (September through May), from 7 to 10 a.m., at the Galestown Community Center. The buffet includes eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, biscuits, toast, fruit cup and sticky buns. The community center is located at 5538 Old School House Rd., at the intersection with Galestown-Reliance Road in Galestown. The next breakfast is Sunday, Sept. 30.
Pit Beef & Pulled Pork Lunch Friday, Sept. 28, The Federalsburg Lions Club will have a Pit Beef & Pulled Pork Lunch Fundraiser, lunch includes choice of sandwich, chips, pickles, brownie & drink for only $7. Available from 10 a.m. until sold out. Meal can be picked up at 407 University Ave., Federalsburg or Local Delivery is Available. Contact Lion David Morean 410-924-0983.
Celebrating Home Bingo Sunday, Oct. 7, The Federalsburg Lions Club is having a "Celebrating Home" Bingo at the Federalsburg Fire Hall, Doors Open at 1 p.m., Games start at 2 p.m. ADVANCE tickets can be purchased for $15, otherwise $20 at the door. Contact Lion Lisa Schmitt 410-310-4114 for tickets or visit www.celebratinghome.com/sites/lkschmitt/FindDesigner.ashx for more information.
SPCA annual fundraiser The Delaware SPCA will host its second annual Bark on the Boards Dog Walk event on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Rehoboth Boardwalk. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. in Lake Gerar Park and the walk will begin at 11 a.m. at the north end of the boardwalk. Mr. Beefy and members of the U.S. Coast Guard Station at Indian River Inlet who adopted him, will serve as grand marshals. Radio personalities from Eagle 97.7 and Cool 101.3 will provide entertainment. Advance registration is $20 for adults (before Oct. 4) and $25 the day of the event. Children ages 6-16, accompanied by an adult, are $5. Children ages 5 and under are free. Walkers can pre-register online at www.delspca.org.
Sons, Daughters & Friends reunion The Sons, Daughters & Friends of Concord will hold their 91st Reunion at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Concord United Methodist Church. There will be fellowship, a dedication and memorial service to honor those who have passed away since last year's reunion. The Rev. Diane E. Melson will deliver a brief message and guests will be entertained with music by gospel singers, "The Island Boys." A chicken & dumpling dinner will follow at 4 p.m. at the community house. The public is invited. Dinner for adults is $10, children 4-12 is $5 and there is no charge for children 3 and under. The church will be open for visitors to see items of historical interest to the community and church. Commemorative items such as Christmas ornaments, crocks, pen & ink prints, (all depicting the church) and bricks from the original foundation of the church will be for sale. Additional information can be obtained by contacting President Frances Givens at 629-2659 or Secretary Judy Kohlenberg at 629-0687. Come and join others from near and far to reminisce and keep the memory of Concord alive for future generations.
Fall Collection Drive The Kent/Sussex Human Services Council will sponsor a fall collection drive for Adopt-a-Family from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Milford State Service Center Annex, 13 S.W. Front St., Milford. Members will be present to receive your donations of gently used, clean household and baby items, and to give you a receipt for your tax-deductible donations. Needed are household items such as sheets, blankets, towels, washcloths, kitchen towels and pillows; kitchen items such as pots, pans, cooking utensils, flatware, dishes, bowls and small appliances; cleaning and hygiene supplies; and baby items such as crib sheets and blankets, sleepers, baby towels and washcloths, and warm clothing. Adopt -a- Family provides these items all year round without charge to families and individuals who have been referred by social service agencies when there is a need to be met. Also needed are your donations of non-expired canned and boxed food items such as meats, vegetables, fruits, peanut butter, pasta and canned sauces. Breakfast items are particularly in need at this time. Food items will be given to State Service Centers. If you are unable to participate on Sept. 29, there will be future collections in Georgetown, Laurel and Dover. For more information, call Adopt-a-Family at 302-424-7260.
Apprenticeship training classes Many motivated adults throughout Sussex County will be going back to school when October rolls around. To meet the needs of these adult students and their employers, the Sussex Tech Adult Division will offer Apprenticeship Training classes in auto mechanics, early care and education, electrical, HVACR, industrial maintenance mechanics, marine mechanics, plumbing and welding. The Apprenticeship training program combines job site hands-on training, through a sponsoring employer, as well as "related instruction" classes two evenings per week provided by Sussex Tech. Employees who are sponsored by their employer as "state registered" apprentices can enroll tuition free. New enrollees must attend an orientation/registration session that will be held before classes begin. Call the Sussex Tech Adult Division at 856-9035 for orientation dates and more information.
Car and Bike Show Hurlock American Legion Post 243 is sponsoring a Bike and Car Show (including motorcycles this year) on Saturday, Sept. 22. Registration is from noon to 2 p.m. Show times are from 2 to 6 p.m. There will be awards, door prizes, food and beverages. Live music will be provided by 21 Horses from 4 to 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit high school juniors wishing to attend Boys and Girls State. A donation of $100 will sponsor a student but any amount is appreciated. For details, call Ron at 443-844-9890 or Dave at 381-5332. Rain date is Sept. 23.
Events at the Ag Museum The Delaware Agricultural Museum in Dover announces the following events: 6th Annual Family Emergency Preparedness Day, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Interactive exhibits and fun for the whole family. Learn how to plan for disasters and keep your family safe. Free food and giveaways. Goodies and Goblins, Oct. 27, 5 to 6:30 p.m. - Bring the kids out to trick or treat in our 1890's village and for a costume contest. Admission is $1. A Farmer's Christmas, Dec. 1, 1 to 5 p.m. - Children can make crafts, listen to stories and participate in other holiday activities. There will be historical craft demonstrations, wood stove cooking, live blacksmith and goat treadle demonstrations and more. See Santa & Mrs. Claus and her elves and enjoy warm cider. Free for members and regular museum admission for non-members. For more information, call 302-734-1618.
Enjoy dinner and a show Enjoy delicious dining and inspirational live theatre entertainment on Saturday, Sept. 22 when Second Street Players' presents an evening of "Dinner&Theatre." The special combination package features a buffet dinner at downtown Milford's Georgia House, followed by Second Street Players' presentation of the award-winning drama, The Diary of Anne Frank at nearby Riverfront Theatre. Everything gets underway at 6 p.m. in the Georgia House's private upstairs dining room, located at 18 S. Walnut St. in Milford. A cash bar is available and the dinner buffet is served at 6:30. After dinner it's a short stroll to Riverfront Theatre for The Diary of Anne Frank, with the curtain opening promptly at 8 p.m. In this gripping new adaptation of the original stage play, newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank, as well as survivor accounts, are interwoven to create an eye-opening and impassioned story of the lives of Jews persecuted under Nazi rule during World War II. Regular show tickets are also available for all six performances of The Diary of Anne Frank. Show dates and times are Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21, 22, 28 and 29 with curtain at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees on Sept. 23 and 30 at 3 p.m. All performances are at the Riverfront Theatre, 2 S. Walnut St., Milford. Show-only tickets are $17 with a one dollar discount for seniors, students, and military at the Sunday matinees. Tickets can be reserved online at www.secondstreetplayers.com and are also available at the door.
Ham radio license class The Sussex County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will be offering a technician amateur radio license class on Oct. 27 and 28 at Sussex Technical High School. The class is open to anyone who is interested in obtaining an amateur radio ("ham") license. Attendees must purchase a study guide prior to the class. There is no fee to attend but a donation of $20 to cover instructional and testing expenses is suggested. Classes will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday ending with the administration of the FCC amateur radio license exam. This is a great way to get into the hobby of amateur radio by reading a study guide in advance and spending a weekend with expert instruction including the FCC exam. You can leave the class as a licensed amateur radio operator. For more information or to register, contact Dell Palmer, K3AXR at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-208-3328.
Breakfast buffet Eldorado-Brookview Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold a breakfast buffet the third Sunday of each month from 7 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16. The menu includes pancakes, eggs cooked to order, omelets, bacon, scrapple, sausage, toast, biscuits, cream chipped beef potatoes, fruit cocktail, milk, orange juice and coffee. The fire department is located at 5752 Rhodesdale-Eldorado Rd., Rhodesdale, Md. For more information, call 410-943-4004.