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 library will have its Critical Reading Book Discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3 and Monday, June 17. 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.
- Assistance Applying for Supplemental Food Benefits: Friday, 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).
- "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.
Gallery 107 art classes The following is a list of classes scheduled for the month of June. For more details, visit http://nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. Saturday, June 8 - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - ages 6-8. Saturdays, June 22 and 27 - Children's Art Classes with Karen Owens, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., ages 9-13. Sunday, June 23 - Card Making with Betty Speer - 1 to 3 p.m. Ongoing classes Mondays - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere; 6 to 9 p.m. - Classic Realism in oil with John Shisler. Tuesdays - 6 to 8 p.m. - Watercolor with Nancy Laprad. Wednesdays - 10 a.m. to noon - Pen and Ink with Nancy Laprad. Thursdays - 6 to 8 p.m. - Palette Knife workshop with Rudelle Fay Hall. Fridays - 9 to 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 AT and Faux Stained Glass Painting. Call 604-7961 for information.
Yard, bake sale Saturday June 15, set up time 7 a.m. at the Seaford Nazarene Church, Route 13, next to the Guide. Rent a table for $5 each. Inside or out. Breakfast, lunch, and cold drinks will be on sale. For table rent or more information call Evelyn or Linda at 381-6238.
Gospel Concert at senior center On Saturday, June 8, Nanticoke Senior Center (NSC) will present a "Grand Old Gospel Concert." Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7. Attendees will enjoy the music of three popular gospel artists - Donnie Sumner, Jerry Jones and Thom Slaughter. Special guest Jimmy Hoppa will serve as the master of ceremonies. Tickets are on sale at the front desk of Nanticoke Senior Center for $15 per person, and they are also available at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com.
Garden Club plans tour The Spade & Trowel Garden Club will hold a "Beyond the Garden Gate" tour of nine gardens in Seaford, on Saturday, June 8, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The tour is, in part, celebration of National Garden Week, June 2-8. Admission to all nine gardens is by donation of $10 in advance (before June 6) or $15 on the day of the tour, at any of the homes. A brochure and guide, which will serve as both map and admission ticket, is available from Gallery 107 in downtown Seaford and from Curves in the Seaford Village Shopping Center as well as through members of the garden club. Call 410-924-3582 or send an email to Spadetrowel@yahoo.com to reserve a ticket. No pets will be allowed and children 12 and under must be accompanied at all times by an adult. Proceeds will be used by the club for community projects.
Quarter Auction at senior center Nanticoke Senior Center will hold its first Quarter Auction on Thursday, June 27. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7. Attendees bring rolls of quarters and bid on prizes from various vendors. There will be a special drawing, door prizes, a 50/50, and a silent auction. Tickets are available at the door for $5 per person. With your ticket to the event, you get one paddle for the auction, and additional paddles will be available for $3 each. Call 629-4939 to hold your ticket or reserve a table.
Bingo at the Elks Lodge Bingo will be held at the Seaford Elks Lodge on Sunday, June 9. Doors open at 1 p.m. and play begins at 2:30 p.m. Cash prizes. For more information, call 629-2458 or 629-4641.
AARP Chapter #1084 picnic Seaford AARP Chapter #1084 is having their annual picnic at noon on Thursday, June 13. All active members are welcome to sign up for this event. If you are interested but have not signed up, call Rose at 629-7180 for more information.
SHS Class of '92 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Christmas in July Christmas in July at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church (corner of Bethel and Seaford Road, Laurel) will feature crafts, food, a bake sale, and yard sale will be held on Thursday, July 11, Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13. If interested in being a vendor, call 228-7267.
LHS class of '68 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.
Trap Pond concert series Trap Pond State Park is holding a summer concert series every Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. through August 3rd. Concerts are free to the public with just the park entrance fee. Concerts are held in front of the Baldcypress Nature Center. Bring your own chair. Trap Pond Partners will be selling hot dogs, drinks and home made ice cream. Concert schedule: June 1 - Bad Juju Blues -Blues June 8 - Jamie McLean Band - Blues/Rock June 15 - Tony Robinson - Progressive Rock June 22 - Alex and Shiloh - Folk June 29 - OH, BOY! - A Tribute to Rockabilly July 6 - Rob E - Elvis Impersonator July 13 - Lower Case Blues - Blues/Rock July 20 - The Reminders - Modern Gospel July 27 - Mario Rocco - Interactive Varity August 3 - Angela Natrin - Acoustic Pop August 31 - Labor Day Concert, New Direction Band - Reggae/Calypso
Laurel Library events
- Join Miss Tameca every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Laurel Public Library. For details, call 875-3184.
- 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 email@example.com
- 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 875-3184.
LHS Class of '73 reunion The Laurel High School Class of 1973 40th Reunion Poolside Get-Together will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3. There is no cost to attend, just fun getting together and reconnecting. For more information, contact Karen Hopkins Pugh at 875-4851 or e-mail email@example.com.
Oyster sandwich sale Odd Fellows of Laurel will have their monthly oyster sandwich sale from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until sold out) on Saturday, June 1, at the lodge located at 319 Poplar St. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be available. The Martha Rebecca Lodge 21 will also have their homemade ice cream, baked goods and refreshments. Eat in or carry out. Delivery is available to businesses. The Odd Fellows will also have a chicken BBQ at Laurel Junction and the area next to the Insurance Market on Central Avenue at 10 a.m. the same day.
LHS sponsors fundraising dinner The Laurel Historical Society will sponsor a buffet-style fundraising dinner followed by a presentation from former Director of the Delaware Public Archives, C. Russell McCabe, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Laurel High School cafeteria. McCabe, well known as an extremely knowledgeable and entertaining speaker, will talk about the many unique points of interest in western Sussex as well as other aspects of Delaware's celebrated history. The dinner is open to the public. Call Cindy Swift at 875-7665 for more information. Reservations, which are $20, must be paid in advance; no reservations will be accepted at the door. Reservations may be sent to the Laurel Historical Society, at P.O. Box 102, Laurel, DE 19956.
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 Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., June 9, 23. The exhibit includes documents, photographs, artifacts and stories representing Delaware's railroad past and present.
Relay for Life fundraiser A chicken barbecue to benefit Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, June 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church in Delmar. Meal includes half a bbq chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and dessert for $8. Eat in or take out. For advance tickets, call 846-9501.
Delmar Public Library Adult Programs The library is pleased to announce its 2013 Summer Reading Program for Adults, "Groundbreaking Reads." Learn more about the programs being planned and register for the program on Saturday, June 1, at the library's table at Delmar's Day in the Park. Chef Bonnie Aronson will return with "Berry Delicious" recipes on Wednesday, June 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. This popular program requires pre-registration and attendance is limited. Registration begins on June 5. Youth Programs Registration for the 2013 Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 1, at Delmar's Day in the Park. Stop by the library's table for early registration, a calendar of events and more. For more information about these programs or other programs at the Delmar Public Library, call 846-9894 or visit the library.
Delmar Class of '66 reunion The class of 1966 Delmar High School yearly breakfast reunion will be at the Delmar Diner June 8, at 9 a.m. All who were in the class from 1960 to 1966 are welcome.
Activities at the Cheer Center Dinner club is held every Thursday at 5 p.m. The Dinner club is open to the public and the cost is $7 for non-members. In honor of "Older Americans Month," everyone over the age of 60 is invited to lunch any week day for a donation of $1. Invite a friend and join us for lunch. This is a great time to take a tour, receive a newsletter and calendar and find out what Greenwood Cheer is all about. For more information, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
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.
AARP Defensive Driver Course An AARP Defensive Driving Safety Course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center on Monday, June 17. This is a one day advanced class. This course will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and the cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. You must pre-register for this course by June 10. Make checks payable to AARP. Upon compliance of the course, participants will receive a deduction on the liability portion of their automobile insurance. To register, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
Adult Summer Reading Club The Greenwood Public Library's Adult Summer Reading Club, "Groundbreaking Reads!," will begin on Thursday, June 6, and continue through Monday, Aug. 19. The club is open to anyone 18 and older or those who have graduated from high school. Register at the Greenwood Library and begin reading or listening to your favorite books. After registering, patrons fill out entry slips for each book enjoyed. An entry slip can also be earned for every four hours of reading to a child. These entry slips enable the participant to enter in weekly drawings for prize-filled book bags, plus grand prize drawings to be held on Aug. 19. Grand prizes include a Kindle Fire HD, an MP3 player, two gift certificates for $25 each at Barnes and Noble Bookstores, and two gift certificates for $10 each at Vanderwende's Farm Fresh Ice Cream Store. Fine forgiveness of $1 will also be granted for each week at least one entry slip is submitted. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.
Flag Day observation The Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 in Greenwood will be observing Flag Day, June 14, in two ways. Auxiliary sisters will be handing out Certificates of Appreciation to individuals and businesses who fly the U.S. Flag and/or the POW/MIA Flag. They will also collect U.S. Flags that are in need of a proper disposal. Old U.S. Flags may be left at the home of Dr. Michaele S. Russell, 102 Maryland Avenue in Greenwood. Contact telephone number is 349-4220. Thanks to everyone for flying the U.S. Flag.
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.
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.
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 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.
For a complete listing, visit www.bridgevillelibrary.com. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401, ext. 101.
- Storytime Schedule - Storytime is on a hiatus until the fall. Enjoy your summer!
- 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.
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 628-9828 by June 15.
Senior Center offers trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips: 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
Trip to see 'Noah' Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to Sight and Sound in Lancaster, Pa., to see Noah, a play which details a famous Bible story. The bus leaves the center at 7:30 a.m. Attendees will eat lunch at 11 upon arrival at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasbord, and then head to the 1 p.m. show. Cost is $95 for members and $100 for non-members, which includes coach bus transportation, lunch, and show ticket (gratuity for the bus driver is not included). Bring money for dinner on the way home. Call 629-4939 for more information or to register.
Trip to Vermont The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will host a 4 day-3 night motor coach trip to Vermont from Oct. 7-10, "Taste the Flavor of Vermont." Cost is $549 per person (double occupancy). Package includes 3 nights lodging in a local lodge, 3 breakfasts, gourmet luncheon at a local inn with a live cooking demonstration, 2 dinners, welcome reception, evening of entertainment, maple tasting at Morse Sugar Farm, taste the flavor of Green Mountain Coffee, Vermont Country Store, cheese tasting at Cabot Cheese, Ben & Jerry's ice Cream Factory Tour, Alpaca Farm, Apple Orchard and Cider Mill, Danforth Pewter, souvenir gift, luggage handling, all taxes and meal gratuities and motor coach transportation. A $200 deposit is due upon sign up with the balance due by Aug. 5. For more information or to register, call the site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
Trip to Smithsonian Museum Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to the Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $70 for members and $75 for non-members; this includes passenger coach bus transportation, IMAX Theater ticket, Butterfly Pavillion ticket, and $15 meal voucher for the Atrium Café (gratuity for the bus driver is not included). Call 629-4939 for more information or to register.
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.
Pettyjohn to hold monthly meetings Sen. Brian Pettyjohn (R-Georgetown) has announced that he will host a monthly "Coffee with Constituents" meeting. The Senator encourages District 19 residents to stop by to ask a question or share a concern on issues relating to the district or state government. The meetings will take place on the third Saturday of every month, between 8 and 10 a.m. with the location rotating between Bridgeville, Georgetown and Long Neck.
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.
Sea Purls meeting 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 Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road. The next meeting is Wednesday, June 5. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
SURROUNDING AREA EVENTS:
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. 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.
Discussion of 'The Invisible War' The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware (UUSD) will host a free public screening and discussion of "The Invisible War," at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at the church at 33738 Marsh Rd., Lewes. For more information, contact Kris at 302-537-0705 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our website at http://uussd.org.
Annual tractor-truck-car show The First State Antique Tractor Club will be hosting its thirteenth annual tractor, truck and car show on June 14, 15 & 16. Parking and entrance to the tractor show is free. There will be a consignment auction on Saturday, June 15, at 6 p.m. with all the proceeds going toward the club's scholarship fund. Any person or organization who has items to consign for the auction, can contact Bill Gross at 302-349-4015 as soon as possible so the items may be advertised. Local auctioneers, Tommy Trice, will be donating his services for this event. For more information and a schedule of events contact Eric Knapp at 410-703-1324 or Carol Warrington at 875-7427 or visit firststateantiquetractorclub.com.
Miss Delaware Golf Classic IV The Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization will host the Miss Delaware Golf Classic IV. The event will tee off at The Rookery North at Shawnee Golf Club, 6152 S. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, at noon on Monday, June 24, with Miss Delaware 2012, Alyssa Murray. This tournament is the primary fundraising event of the year for the organization. To participate, you may play, become a sponsor, attend the dinner/auction after the tournament, make an auction contribution and/or make a contribution for the golfer gift bags. To participate, visit www.missde.org. For more information, call Kenney Workman at 302-245-2755 or email at email@example.com.
Grange picnic in Georgetown Sussex Pomona Grange #3 will hold a picnic at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Hosted by Midland Grange #27, the picnic will be held at the park beside Georgetown Presbyterian Church on North Bedford Street, Georgetown. Bring your lawn chair and a covered dish. For more information, contact Howard Millman, secretary, at 684-8098.
Bird Club Picnic The Sussex Bird Club will hold a picnic from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, at Roman Fisher Farm at the Great Cypress Swamp. Bring a dish to share. See sussexbirdclub.com/calendar for directions.
Marching Band fundraiser The Sussex Tech Raven Nation Marching Band will hold a fundraising event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, on the grounds of Sussex Tech High School. The higlight of the event will be the auctioning of a 2002 Mercury Sable at 1 p.m. The car is being furnished by Hopkins Motors. Bids for the car will start at $1,000. This event is to raise money for the band's upcoming trip to the London New Year's Day Parade in 2014.
Antique Show at museum The Federalsburg Historical Society (FHS) will sponsor an Antique and Collectibles Show and Sale on Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Federalsburg Museum. Ten booths will be available featuring a variety of items. There will be food for sale at lunchtime along with a bake sale. The Historically Yours Boutique will be open featuring FHS products. Raffle tickets for an extended weekend at a beach home in Montego Bay, Ocean City, Md., will be sold. Tickets are $3 each, two for $5 and five for $10. The winning ticket will be drawn at our Heritage Day event on Sept. 21. Admission to the show is $2. Set-up cost for a space is $20 (includes three 8' tables and a 4x8 foot pegboard). For more information on the show or to reserve a space, call 410-253-5375.