Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 02, 2013

Book and AV Sale Did you miss the huge book sale last weekend sponsored by the Seaford Library Friends? Over 500 paperback fiction books, some non-fiction books, including cooking and quilting books, and AV materials remain. On Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to noon, the old library at 402 N. Porter St., Seaford, will be open for you to come and browse. There will be no charge, but monetary donations will be gladly accepted.

SHS Community Yard Sale The Seaford Historical Society will hold its annual Community Yard Sale on the front lawn of the Ross Mansion on Saturday, May 4 from 7 a.m. to noon. Set up will begin at 6 a.m. Food, including scrapple sandwiches, muffins, doughnuts, hot dogs and beverages will be offered for sale during all open hours. The Seaford Historical Society will have sales tables with proceeds benefiting the society.

Jewelry sale at Nanticoke Memorial Shop for jewelry, gifts, and more in the Medical Staff Conference Room at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital on Friday, May 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Look-In Glass Shoppe at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is hosting an "In Design" sale featuring the latest trends in fashion jewelry at great savings. All jewelry items are $6 each, designer inspired handbags and other select merchandise will be available at greatly reduced prices. For more information, call 629-6611, ext. 2475.

Spring Fair on May 11 A Spring Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Seaford to benefit the church. There will be attic treasures, flowers, clothing, jewelry, books, toys, furniture, a baked goods table, money raffle and more. From the kitchen there will be homemade soup, scrapple, hamburgers,hot dogs and sausage sandwiches. Eat in or take out.

Seaford Gallery 107 classes The following classes will be held in May at Gallery 107 in Seaford. Details are provided online at http://nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. Saturdays, May 4 and 11 - Children's Art Classes with Karen Owens - 9-11 a.m. - ages 5-8; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - ages 8 and up Saturday, May 18, noon-4 p.m. - Needle-Felted Antique Bear with Carol Messick Sunday, May 19, 1-3 p.m. - Card Making with Betty Speer Ongoing classes Mondays - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere; 6-9 p.m., Classic Realism in oil with John Shisler Tuesdays - 6-8 p.m., Watercolor with Nancy Laprad Wednesdays - 10 a.m.-Noon, Pen and Ink with Nancy Laprad Thursdays - 1-4 p.m., Palette Knife workshop with Rudelle Fay Hall Fridays - 9-11 a.m., Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad Other classes offered on demand by Rudelle Fay Hall include Children's Art, Animation Cel Art, Photoshop Basics for Beginners, Photoshop Creativity.

Crab, shrimp feast, auction An All You Can Eat Crab and Shrimp Feast and Auction will be held on Friday, May 3, at the VFW on Middleford Road in Seaford, to benefit the Seaford Senior High School Class of 2015. Serving is from 5 to 9 p.m. The live auction starts at 7 p.m. and the silent auction ends at 8:30. Tickets are $30 at the door. The menu includes crabs, shrimp, corn, hush puppies, cole slaw, tea/water/lemonade. For tickets and to make a donation, call 629-4587, ext. 403.

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.
  • "Baby Bookworms" is every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces infants through 48 months old to the world of nursery rhymes and books.
  • The "Creative Art Club" is the first Thursday of the month 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 "I Can Read Club" will meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. This program is for children in grades K-2. This is a chance to read great books and discuss them with friends and do a fun craft.
  • The "Pajama Story Hour," a story time with crafts and songs for kids ages 2-7, will meet at the library on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m.
  • Help the Seaford Library and Cultural Center purchase much needed books with our "Bucks for Books" program. Patrons who donate $5 or more will have their name displayed on a page in the Seaford Library's "Book Of Knowledge." Donations of $50 or more will give you an opportunity to name a chapter in the "Book of Knowledge." You can also help by visiting www.amazon.com to view the Seaford Library's "Wish List" to purchase items for the library.
  • The library will have its Critical Reading Book Discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 6 and Monday, May 20.
  • The Friends of the Library will have their annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, in the Woodruff Room at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center. There will be entertainment by the "Jones Boys" and a "Youth Lego Demonstration." Come for the fun, refreshments and entertainment.
Job Center For more information, visit www.lib.de.us/jobcenter or call the Seaford Job Center at 222-3618.
  • Walk-in Job Search Assistance - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 5:30 p.m., to learn how to use a computer, create an email address, find job leads online, fill out an online job application, write a resume, and practice interviews. One-on-one assistance is available through a staff member or volunteer. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • "Practice Interview Sessions," by appointment only. If you have a job interview scheduled, we can role play the interview so that you have a chance to practice describing your experience and qualities. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • "Advancement through Pardons and Expungement." Assistance will be available by appointment at the Seaford Job Center. To schedule an appointment, call Matthew Rosen at 333-7600.
  • "Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint": Mondays, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. This program runs for 6 weeks: 5/13, 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24. This interactive program offers tools for improving your use of this popular Microsoft visual presentation software program. A basic understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint is required. Must attend all 6 sessions and registration is required. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • Assistance Applying for Supplemental Food Benefits: Friday, May 24 or June 21, 10 to 10:30 a.m. The Food Bank of Delaware offers assistance to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps). Come learn about the program and get assistance. Call Brenda Palomo, Food Bank of DE, to register or to get more information (302-424-3301, ext. 107).
  • "Basic Steps for a Start-up Business": Friday, 5/3, 11 a.m. to noon. Learn how SCORE, the nation's largest volunteer business counseling service, can help someone to start or grow their business. The presentation will also provide the basic steps recommended for a start-up business. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • "Introduction to Computers": Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. for 5 weeks: 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, & 6/12. This program is for the first time computer user. This class will teach you the basics of a computer, how to use the mouse, as well as how to go on the internet and email. Registration is required and patron must attend all 5 classes. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • "Introduction to Microsoft Word/Excel": Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. for 4 weeks: 6/19, 6/26 (not 7/3), 7/10, 7/17. This program provides an overview of Microsoft Word and Excel. Registration is required and patron must attend all 4 classes. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.

SHS Class of 1992 reunion Seaford High School Class of 1992 will hold a reunion at Mister Paul's Legacy, 1801 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, on Saturday, Aug. 10. Contact Kimberly Holland Latham at 258-4402 or shoun2@yahoo.com for more information.

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. Must be 18-years-old to play. For more information, call 629-2458.


Preschool Story Time Join Miss Tameca every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Laurel Public Library. For details, call 875-3184.

Free Comic Book Day The Laurel Public Library will be giving away free comic books on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. Join us for comic book crafts, a super hero photo shoot and free comics. For more information, contact Tameca Beckett at 875-3185 or tameca.beckett@lib.de.us.

LHS Class of 1963 Reunion Anyone from the Laurel High School Class of 1963 that has not received their invitation for the 50 year reunion may contact Kay Lowe Murphy at 875-5749 or Sandra Kellam Russell at 875-5985 or richard.russell@comcast.net.

Annual Strawberry Festival The 7th Annual St. Philips Strawberry Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 at 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel. The event will feature: Centenary United Methodist Church Yard Sale, homemade strawberry ice cream, bell choir recital, cruise in car show, Christ United Methodist Church painting exhibit by Dr. Williams, Laurel Historical Society Cook House and Laurel Heritage Museum will be open, Historic Laurel Walking Tour, Hope Lodge #4 oyster fritters and Hen House Strawberry Fest. Bake table specialties include homemade pineapple upside-down cake, scrumptious coconut custard pie, strawberry cakes, delicately-flavored gallettes, fabulous fudge specialties, decadent light and dark chocolate candy, brownies, cookies, marvelous cornbread, highly-touted strawberry jam, chocolate dipped fresh-picked strawberries made right in St. Philip's kitchen.

Walk for Huntington's Disease A walk will be held on Saturday, May 18 at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel to raise awareness for Huntington's Disease. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. Walking and a basket auction will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, $20 for families of four (includes parking, walk t-shirt and proceeds go to the HDSA). Donations are also needed for the basket auction. For more information, visit www.firstgiving.com/hdsa-de/thwdesouth2013.

LHS class of 1968 picnic Laurel classmates of 1968, if you have not received notice of our upcoming class reunion picnic, contact Carol Schaefer at 410-463-0227 or Betty Harding at 629-6317.

Walk for ALS at Laurel Middle Come join Don's Angels for the annual ALS Walk on Saturday, May 18 any time from 9 to 11 a.m. The walk will be held in front of Laurel Middle School on Central Avenue, Laurel. If you are unable to walk but would like to make a donation in memory of St. Paul's UMC pastor Don Murray, make the check payable to the ALS Foundation. This walk is sponsored by the Laurel Middle School Honor Society. You may also bring a chair to cheer on the walkers. For more information, call 875-2713.

Oyster Sandwich Sale Odd Fellows of Laurel will have their monthly oyster sandwich sale on Saturday, May 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until sold out. Hot dogs and hamburgers will also be available. The Martha Rebecca Lodge 21 will be selling their own homemade ice cream, baked goods and refreshments. Eat in or carry-out. Delivery will be available to businesses. Odd Fellows is located at 319 Poplar St., Laurel.

Cornhole Tournament and BBQ The Sons of the American Legion will hold a Cornhole Tournament and Chicken BBQ at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at the Laurel American Legion Post 19. Two person teams are $20 per player. The BBQ, which will be served at 1 p.m. - until, is $7 per person. Sodas, water and beer will be for sale. The public is welcome to attend.

Family bike rally at Trap Pond Trap Pond Partners will hold its 10th Annual "Get-in-Gear" Family Bike Rally on Saturday, May 4, at Trap Pond State Park. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Pavilion in the main picnic area of the park. Admission is $5 per rider or $20 per family. During registration, kids will enjoy participating in the Bike Safety Rodeo run by The Safe Kids Sussex County Program. For more information on the Bike Rally, visit www.trappondpartners.net/ or call Betty Grossmann at 875-5088.

Laurel Library events
  • An informal time for chess playing continues at Laurel Public Library each Saturday from 10 a.m. -12 noon. Anyone who plays chess is invited to drop in, meet other chess players, and bring their own chess boards. For more information call 302-875-3184 or email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us
  • 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.
  • The Laurel Public Library will be giving away free comic books on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. Join us for comic book crafts, a super hero photo shoot, and free comics. Comic books will be available while supplies last. For more information, contact Tameca Beckett at 875-3184 or tameca.beckett@lib.de.us.
  • Laurel Library will offer a new genealogy help time on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Beginning genealogists should bring written birth, death, and marriage dates for their immediate families. For details, contact normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

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 a flyer at the register and then turn it in with your bill. Laureate Epsilon will automatically receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800.


Museum hosts railroad exhibit The Bethel Historical Society will host "Almost as Fast as Birds Can Fly," a traveling exhibit about the railroad industry in Delaware through June. The museum will be open on the following Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m., May 5, 19; and June 9, 23. The exhibit includes documents, photographs, artifacts and stories representing Delaware's railroad past and present.

Workshops about water quality Sponsored by the Town of Bethel and funded by the Town Creek Foundation, the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance (NWA) will offer a free "Soil Test" workshop on May 4 from 10 a.m. to noon at Town Park next to the Post Office in Bethel. The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Service will be analyzing soil samples and providing direction on appropriate fertilization and other soil amendments. The "Rain Barrels" workshop on June 1 from 10 a.m. to noon will provide participants with a 45-gallon rain barrel by EarthMinded, along with information on how to install, maintain, and use the water-saving devices. This workshop will also be at Town Park. For more information about these workshops or to register, contact Wasden at 443-944-1175 or bethwasden@nanticokeriver.org.


Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Delmar will hold their annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, May 11, at Camelot Hall starting promptly at 9 a.m. The Delmar High School Acapella Chorus will provide the music and Pastor Mike Rittenhouse will deliver the message. Tickets may be purchased from all Kiwanis members at the door.

Sandwich sale Delmar Church of God is holding a sandwich sale on Saturday, May 4, starting at 9 a.m. Featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crab sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches and more. Baked goods and homemade icecream also offered. Yard tables available for $10. Call the church at 875-7824. The church is located at Rt. 13 and Dorothy Road, three miles north of the MD/DE state line.

State Farm office grand opening The Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce will hold a grand opening/ribbon cutting at noon on Saturday, May 4, to welcome the new State Farm office of Eric James located at 38613 Benro Dr., Unit 3, Delmar. For more information, visit www.ericjamesinsures.com.

'Treasures of the Chesapeake' The Delmar Historical & Arts Society invites the public to attend a program, "Treasures of the Chesapeake" by Thomas Summers of the Delaware Public Archives on Thursday, May 9, at The Avenue Building, 10 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Delmar, at 7 p.m. The program will showcase a variety of documents, pictures and items that have had an impact on the social, economic and political lives of Delaware natives.

Delmar Public Library
  • Story time for preschool and kindergarten children is held every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Join Ms. Jessica for stories, songs, activities, and crafts..

  • A Teddy Bear Picnic returns at Delmar's State Street Park on Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your favorite teddy bear and enjoy crafts, games, and food. Learn to juggle with Cascading Carlos and have Carlos entertain you at his show starting at 1 p.m. Fun for all ages.
For more information about these programs or other programs at the Delmar Public Library, call 846-9894 or visit the library.

Delmar Alumni Banquet The 11th Annual Delmar Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, May 11, at the Delmar VFW. Social hour will begin at 5:30 and will be followed by a prime rib and crab cake dinner at 6:30 p.m. The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of scholarships to the 2013 recipients who will be special guests at the banquet. The donation of items to be included in the auctions would be greatly appreciated. The cost is $25 per person. For more information contact Gary Riley ('82) at 846-3846.


Greenwood Cheer 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. Non-members should call 349-5237 for reservations.

White Sock Drive The Ladies Auxiliary of the Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 in Greenwood, Delaware is conducting a "White Sock Drive" for our veterans. They will be given to veterans who are at the Wilmington VA Medical Center and Community Living Center at the Annual Patient Carnival on Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Socks can be delivered to Dr. Michaele Russell at 102 Maryland Ave., Greenwood. If you want to make a donation for us to buy the socks, checks should be made payable to: LAVFW 7478, earmarked "white sock drive." For more information, call Dr. Russell at 349-4220.

Greenwood VFC chicken bbq The Greenwood Vol. Fire Company chicken bbq will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 29. Dinner includes half a chicken or leg quarters, roll, bag of chips and pickles for $7. Soda, tea and water will be available to purchase.

Greenwood Spring Festival Greenwood Mennonite School (GMS) will hold its 27th annual spring festival on Saturday, June 1, rain or shine, on the grounds of the school. The festival consists of a variety of foods including an all you can eat breakfast, seafood, pulled pork, homemade donuts, homemade ice cream and baked goods. There will be live entertainment, kid's games, a petting zoo, face painting, Amish cart & pony rides, and hair braiding. There will also be a plant vendor, yard sale, kid's clothes, and other vendors. The festival will also feature a live auction. That evening the contemporary Christian, Dove-nominated group 33 Miles and Johnny Diaz will perform. For more information, visit www.gmsflames.org.


Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast Day will be held on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18 at 8 a.m., at Union United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Bridgeville. Tickets are $8 each and are also available from corporate and individual table sponsors. Call Ralph Scott III, 337-8274, for more information including tickets and sponsorship opportunities.

Annual Celebrity Golf Classic The Horsey Family Youth Foundation will hold its annual Celebrity Golf Classic at Heritage Shores Golf and Country Club on May 22-23. The tournament will bring sports celebrities in from baseball and football to play with the teams. On May 22, there will be a meet & greet with the celebrities along with dinner and a live/silent auction. Football, baseball and Nascar items will be up for auction. On May 23, the celebrities and teams will hit the links for a round of golf. Teams and tickets for the dinner are still available. For information concerning the tournament, call Dale Webb at 359-6124.

New Red Hat chapter Queen Alice Jeanne Marques has opened a new Red Hat Chapter, Red Hat Roses, in Bridgeville, for members of the Red Hat Society. The Red Hat Society is an international social organization for women ages 21 and up. For more information about the group, visit www.RedHatsociety.com. For more information about the new chapter, call 236-9601.

Storyteller at the Bridgeville Library Storyteller Marie Gormley-Tarleton will be at the Bridgeville Library in the Reading Lounge at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14. Gormley-Tartleton, who uses first-person narrative in her performance of "Women of the Last Millennium," offers glimpses and insights into the lives and personalities of memorable women who lived in eras from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries.

Bridgeville community yard sale The Town of Bridgeville will host a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 4, beginning at 7 a.m., with lots of bargains throughout town.

'Astronomy for Everyone' event Kevin Manning, an award-winning astrophysicist and national lecturer, will present his program, "Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe," Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m., at the Bridgeville Public Library. Following an indoor presentation, the program will move outdoors where, through a powerful telescope, the audience will be able to view celestial objects in the night sky, such as the rings of Saturn and craters on the moon, weather permitting. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Karen Johnson at the Bridgeville Public Library at 337-7401 or Robin Miller at the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Events at Mt. Calvary UMC
  • Atmosphere of Praise Choir is sponsoring a bus trip to see Noah at Sight and Sound, Lancaster County, Pa., on Saturday, Sept, 7. Trip includes shopping at Rockvale Square Outlets, dinner at Plain and Fancy Restaurant in Bird in Hand, Pa. and the show. Cost is $124 for adults and $94 for ages 5 to 12. For more information, contact Brenda Davis at 349-5844 or Arnold Vann at 628-1144.
  • The Bridgeville Charge Finance Committee is sponsoring a Mother-Daughter/Sister-Sister Luncheon to raise funds for their Community Outreach Program at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at the Elks Lodge, Seaford. To purchase tickets or place an ad in the souvenir booklet, call Jackie at 337-8306 or Ginger at 542-5752.
  • The Trustees of Mt. Calvary will observe their Annual Trustee Day on Sunday, May 5, at 4 p.m. Guest preacher will be Pastor Jewett Short from Wesley Chapel UMC, Lincoln, along with his choir and congregation. A fellowship meal will be served at 2:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Jones at 337-7335.
  • The church will observe their annual Women's Day at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morning preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Shirlyn Brown, director of connectional ministries, Peninsula-Delaware Conference, Dover. Afternoon preacher will be the Rev. Elaine Ayres, along with her choir and congregation of New Zion UMC, Laurel. Fellowship meal will be served at 2:30 p.m.

Bridgeville Library
  • Storytime Schedule - 11 a.m. Tuesdays, 2 to 4-year-olds; 11 a.m. Thursdays, 4 to 6-year-olds. Storytime hiatus begins May 23. Lap sit - 10 a.m. Wednesdays, ages 3 months to 2-years-old
  • Family Night - On the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m., the library hosts a family night full of fun, crafts, and games.
  • Genealogy - The Bridgeville Library genealogy discussion group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
  • Recent Reads program brings readers together; share your latest novel, your favorite classic, or the author that speaks to you. A chat with a light luncheon held on the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Each month the library offers computer classes with various topics. Additionally, e-reader classes and demonstrations are offered. Dates vary; check our facebook or website for details.
  • "Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe" program sponsored by Bridgeville and Greenwood Public Libraries. On Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at the Bridgeville Public Library, Kevin Manning, an award-winning astrophysicist and national lecturer, will present his program.
For a complete listing, visit www.bridgevillelibrary.com. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401, ext. 101.


Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering three trips through Holloway Tours for alumni, faculty and friends. Saturday, June 19 - See "The Full Monty" - $99. Saturday, June 29 - Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees - $92. Includes transportation and admission, section #61, box terrace seats. 7:05 p.m. game time. Saturday, Sept. 21 - Smithsonian National Zoological Park - $29. Lunch is included in the tour. Checks, should be made payable to the Delmar Alumni Association and mailed to Dot Wolfgang, 36360 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, DE 19940. For more information, call Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Trip to Atlanta, New Orleans Seaford WPS is sponsoring a nine day trip to Atlanta and New Orleans, Sept. 21-29. Cost is $995 per person and includes 8 nights lodging, 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners, tour of Atlanta including CNN, Stone Mountain Park, Montgomery, Ala., New Orleans, Mardi Gras World, Swamp tour, plantation and garden tour, riverboat cruise, World War II Museum, Jackson Brewery & Riverwalk, motor coach transportation and gratuities. For more information, call 629-4416.

Trip to the Constitution Center The Seaford Historical Society will sponsor a trip to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 25. The cost is $60 per person which includes all tour fees, lunch and motor coach transportation. The bus will leave the Sears parking lot (Seaford Village Shopping Center) at 8 a.m. and return at approximately 5 p.m. Make reservations by calling the SHS office at 629-5354 by June 15. It will also be necessary to give us your menu choice at that time.

Senior Center offers trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips: May 17 - Boothe Farmers Market May 30 - Rehoboth Beach with lunch at Cracker Barrel June 6 - Ocean City on the Boardwalk June 26 - Hoopers Island Boat Cruise with buffet luncheon at Old Salty's Restaurant July 23 - Suicide Restaurant Luncheon Cruise August - Chincoteague Island Wildlife Tour with lunch at Bill's Seafood

Bus trip to see 'Noah' Caroline County AARP #9915 will take a bus trip to see Sight & Sound's "Noah," in Lancaster, Pa., on Thursday, June 27. Cost is $130 per person and includes the performance at the Millennium Theatre, a smorgasbord at Shady Maple and time for shopping at Rockvale Outlets or Kitchen Kettle Village. Deadline to sign up is May 10. For details, call Peggy Perry at 410-822-2314.

AARP offers trips Caroline County AARP #915 is offering a trip to Sight & Sound's "Noah," June 27 - $130, includes performance, Dutch-style meal, transportation. For more information and reservations, call 410-822-2314.


Friends of the Library Members of the community are invited to attend meetings of the Friends of the Laurel Library on the second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Carpenter Room at the library.

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.

Spring Discussion Group The Sussex County Genealogical Society spring discussion group will meet at the Lewes Public Library - Delaware Room for six consecutive Tuesdays through May 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Marilyn Mahon at marilynmcmahon@hotmail.com.

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.

H.A.P.P.E.N. meets The members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearns Pond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement, and naturalization, will meet on Thursday, May 9 at the Seaford Library.

DAR Mary Vining Chapter The DAR Mary Vining Chapter meets September, November, December, January, February, March, May on the second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaford Library. To join DAR, contact any member or visit the DAR Mary Vining website for more information.

Knitting group meets 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 on the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

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 details about the program, contact Cub Master Clifford Alpert at 228-2390 or calpert1@comcast.net.

Sussex Bird Club meeting The Sussex Bird Club will hold a meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, at Cadbury in Lewes. Christopher Heckscher, assistant professor at Delaware University, will present, "A Tawney Thrush of Damp Deciduous Forest." The public is welcome.

9-12 Group Meeting A meeting for the 9-12 group will take place on Thursday, May 9, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Millsboro Fire Hall. The 9-12 meetings are about local, state and national politics. It is informational, usually with guest speakers, and Q & A. We endorse no one, and welcome all. Visit info@912DelawarePatriots.com for more info.

DSA meeting The Downtown Seaford Association (DSA) will hold a meeting at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 20, at Pizza King in Seaford. Topics include 2013 Riverfest, Halloween Parade, Christmas Parade, upcoming events in Seaford, new members and an update on Downtown Seaford.

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.

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 auxmarchingband@gmail.com.


Country breakfast buffet The Galestown Ruritan Club country breakfast buffet is held the last Sunday of the month 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.

Hub Club plans Pig Pickin' The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary (Hub Club) will host a Pig Pickin' Hoedown at the Harrington Parks & Recreation Center (the former Armory), Liberty Street, Harrington, on Friday, May 10, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Roast pork with all the fixings plus chicken barbecue, desserts and beverages will round out the menu. There will be lively music, line dancing, "Redneck" games and silent and live auctions. Tickets, at $20, are available now from any Rotary member or by calling 302-398-5194. Proceeds benefit the Hub Club's community service projects.

Crabcake dinner Union United Methodist Church will hold a Crabcake Dinner on Friday, May 3, at the church in Federalsburg, Md. The dinner is $13 per person.

Marshyhope Duck Derby & Festival The 2nd Annual Marshyhope Duck Derby & Festival to benefit the Fund to Foster Federalsburg Elementary School will be held at noon on Saturday, June 29. Come see 5,000 ducks race as they are dropped into the Marshyhope Creek and race to the Federalsburg Marina where there will be a showcase of talent, carnival rides, craft vendors, food and beverages. Purchase your ducks for $2 each. Numbered duck chance tickets may be purchased from any Federalsburg Lions Club member before the event or the day of the event. For vendor information, contact Lion Debbie Brohawn at 410-829-9253. For talent showcase information, contact Lion Wayne Cole at 443-786-3943.

Ice Cream Sale Mt. Zion Methodist Church will host an ice cream sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18. Flavors include vanilla, chocolate, pineapple, strawberry and banana. The church is located on Rt. 13A between Seaford and Laurel. Pre-orders may be placed by calling 875-3055 or 629-7110.