Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 20, 2013
 
SEAFORD EVENTS:

BBQ chicken fundraiser A BBQ chicken fundraiser will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Bethel Community House located at 2381 Neal School Rd., Seaford. Meal includes 1/2 Emings chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, applesauce, roll, beverage and dessert. Donations are $10 and children under 12 are $5. Carry out will be available. Meals are by ticket only. For tickets, call 410-754-8681 or 302-337-8836.

Shorebirds tickets for sale Are you looking for a fun and affordable night out with your family and friends? Hiram Lodge #21 in Seaford is selling Shorebirds tickets for the game on June 22 against the Asheville Tourists. This game will be highlighted with a team photo giveaway and post-game fireworks. Tickets are $6 per person, ages 2 and up. For more information or questions, call Matt at 302-519-2334.

SHS offers Victorian Camps The Seaford Historical Society (SHS) is sponsoring two Victorian Camps that will be held at the Ross Plantation. Call Del Tech to register at 855-1617. July 8-12, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 9-12, $99 - Victorian Camp I: Experience the Life of a Ross Child - Step back in time with us to a time of petticoats and tea parties. Some of the activities you will take part in will be serving tea, weaving, games, arts and crafts. You will work on your own family tree. We will dress in period skirts, capes, and bonnets to experience the life in the 1850s. You will learn about the rooms in the mansion to provide a tour for family on Friday. July 22-26, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 9-12, $99 - Victorian Camp II: Daily Life in the 1850s - Experience the operation of daily life in the 1850s through games, crafts, a scavenger hunt and cooking.

Woodland Ferry Festival The Woodland Ferry Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, in the historic community of Woodland. Vendors and exhibitors will line Woodland Church Road offering food, crafts, and a variety of exhibits and demonstrations. The "Battle of the Bands" between Seaford and Laurel High schools will take place on the ferry. Ferry rides for foot passengers will be offered throughout the day along with a silent auction and duck train rides for the kids. Woodland Ferry crockery will be available for purchase. Entertainment will be provided by "The Good News Tour," Charlie Paparella and the "Olivet Church String Band" with guests the Lilley Family and the "Out of Order" bluegrass band. The public is invited to partake of the traditional breakfast held in the Woodland Church Community Hall beginning around 7:30 a.m. for a small fee. To vend or exhibit, contact Linda Allen at linda5nature@comcast.net or 629-5659 or Linda Hallbrook at heartwoodlinda@comcast.net or 381-4242.

SHS Class of '68 reunion The Seaford High School Class of 1968 is having their 45th class reunion on Saturday, July 20. The event will be held at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Interested classmates should call Scott Coulbourn at 228-0570 for more information.

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. 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. Call 604-7961 for information.

Uniform sale at Look-In Glass The Look In-Glass Shoppe at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is holding a "First Uniform" uniform and shoe sale. The sale will be held in the Medical Staff Conference Room of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital on Friday, June 21 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 629-6611, ext. 2475.

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. 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, 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.

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 shoun2@yahoo.com for more information.

LAUREL EVENTS:

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. Trap Pond Partners will be selling hot dogs, drinks and home made ice cream.

Concert schedule: 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. 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.
  • Laurel Library will offer a new genealogy help time on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. For details, contact normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.


Down Under Sports Skate-A-Thon Skateworld in Laurel will donate their facility to host a 2-hour Skate-A-Thon to help Briana Hall of Bridgeville represent the Western Conference Track & Field in the 25th annual Down Under Sports Tournament on the Gold Coast of Australia. The fundraising event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19. Admission is $5 and skates are extra. Even if you don't skate, stop by, meet Briana and her family and make a donation to help her fulfill this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Christ UMC hosts fundraiser Celebrate 10 years of contemporary worship with Christ United Methodist Church as it hosts a summer pig roast and an evening of fellowship and music on Saturday, June 29, at the church in Laurel. Dinner will begin at 4:30 p.m. After the meal, a special free concert will be held to celebrate 10 years of the church's contemporary Sunday services which began in 2003 as a way to expand the church's ministry and to reach those looking for an alternative to the more traditional service. Dinner platters include pulled pork on Kaiser rolls, barbecue beans, applesauce, potato chips, and pickles. Hot dogs will be available for the kids. Tickets for platters are $8 for adults and $3 for children and can be paid at the door. A free concert will follow the meal, beginning at about 5:30 p.m., with a "love offering" accepted. All proceeds collected through ticket sales and offerings will go toward the church's fundraising campaign for new sound equipment in the sanctuary. For more information, call Frank at 443-859-2334 or Clint at 443-880-2917.

Yard Sale Bethany Community Church yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at Laurel Grange Hall, Rt. 9, 1/2 mile east of Rt. 13. Household and decorative items, furniture, clothing, toys, fishing gear and much more. New handmade crafts and baked goods table. Breakfast sandwiches, chicken salad, hotdogs, peas & dumplings, pulled pork and drinks. For more information, call Jackie at 875-7625.

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. For more information, contact Karen Hopkins Pugh at 875-4851 or e-mail dolldoctorkaren@netscape.net.

Laurel History Group will meet The Life in Laurel History Roundtable Discussion Group will continue meeting throughout the summer on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the meeting room of the Laurel Public Library. Area residents interested in learning about Laurel history are encouraged to attend. Native and newcomers both will discover interesting facts and stories about the rich history of this town. For more information, email 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. Laureate Epsilon will automatically receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800.

BETHEL EVENTS:

Skipjack exhibit at Bethel Museum The Bethel Museum is featuring a documentary film and exhibit about the historic skipjack, the Ida May. The film and exhibit has been featured at several other maritime museums on the Delmarva Peninsula. The Bethel Museum, which will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on the following Sundays: July 14, 28; Aug. 11, 25; and Sept. 8, 22, is located at 312 First St., Bethel. The museum also continues to feature its exhibits on sailing rams built in Bethel.

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 23.

DELMAR EVENTS:

Delmar Library Youth Programs On Monday, June 24, at 2 p.m., the Delaware Aerospace Education Foundation returns to the library to present "Insects Aren't As Yucky As You Think." Your child will learn about the life cycle of a ladybug and the life cycle of a Monarch butterfly, with little hand-sized models. On June 26, kids will be entertained by Kids on the Block, an enthusiastic troupe of puppeteers whose show address topics about disability awareness, social issues and medical and educational differences. For more information on these programs, call the library at 846-9894, stop in at 101 N. Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, or like us on Facebook. Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival The Amphitheater at Heron Ponds is holding its first annual Blues and Brews festival on Saturday, June 29, in Delmar. The festival kicks off at noon with music from local blues performers, beer from local breweries, and the best BBQ in town. Performers include Deanna Bogart, The Bullbuckers, Little Mama-Heather Hardy, Rockett 88 with Dr. Harmonica, Lower Case Blues, and Chris English. Tickets for the festival start at $10, and will be sold at the door. Children under 10 are free. Parking is free. No coolers, outside food and drink, pets, or beach umbrellas are allowed on premises.

Mission trip fundraiser A fundraiser to help send Jessica Elliott to Honduras on a mission trip will be held at the Delmar VFW from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, at St. Stephens United Methodist Church in Delmar. There will be chicken and ham, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, mac 'n cheese, corn on the cob, string beans and dessert. There will also be kids games and a silent auction. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for kids and free for kids ages 5 and under. For more information, call the church office at 846-9501.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

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.

Adult Summer Reading Club The Greenwood Public Library's Adult Summer Reading Club, "Groundbreaking Reads!," will 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.

Summer Bazaar The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a Summer Bazaar on Thursday, July 11, from 10 a.m. until sold out. There will be a bake sale, arts & crafts, woodworking, jewelry, Miche Purses, raffles and more.

Lunch will be served at noon and dinner at 5 p.m. There will be music and dancing in the parking lot after dinner. Vendors are welcome for $10 per space. For more information or to register for a vendor space, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Summer writing contest The Library of Congress National Book Festival is presenting a summer writing contest to encourage 5th and 6th graders to reflect on the books that have made a personal impact on their lives. The "A Book That Shaped Me" Summer Writing Contest is administered as part of the Greenwood Public Library's summer reading program and top winners will be honored at the Library of Congress National Book Festival, which will take place Sept. 21-22, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Contest entry forms are available at the library, and downloadable entry forms can be found online at www.greenwood.lib.de.us or at www.loc.gov/bookfest/kids-teachers/booksthatshape/. A full list of participating libraries is also available through these sources. Essays should be one page in length and must be submitted along with an entry form in person at a participating library. The deadline for entries is Monday, Aug. 12. Prizes will be awarded to five finalists and one winner per state, and to three overall grand prize winners. For more information, call Donna Carter at 349-5309.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

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.


Garden Railroad Club Train Tour The Annual Shore Line Garden Railroad Club Train Tour will be at the Centerville Special Garden Railroad at the home of Hollis and Mary Noel, 18272 Progress School Rd., Bridgeville, on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For a complete listing, visit www.delawarerailroad.com/SLGRC.html.

Bridgeville Library
  • Genealogy - The Bridgeville Library genealogy discussion group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.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.
Kids Summer Reading Program June 20 - Mike Rose "Magic you will Dig"; June 25 - Flower Pot craft; June 27 - Cave Drawings July 2 - Treasure Chest craft; July 9 - Illstyle & Peace: a multicultural dance company; July 11 - Blue Hen Story Time and ice cream, make clay fossils for July 16; July 16 - Paint clay fossils; July 18 - Shorebirds players-guest visit; July 23 - Dinosaur sun catcher craft; July 25 - Jack and the Bean Stalk by The Rehoboth Summer Children's Theatre; July 30 - Dinosaur Dig-outside activity; July 31 - Simple Gifts, a musical duo Aug. 1 - Make a Date with Dinosaurs; Aug. 3 - Reading logs due; Aug. 6 - End of Summer Reading Party for registered readers Family Nights 6:30 to 8 p.m. - July 16 - Man Eating Balloon Show by Jungle John; Aug. 10 - Movie Night and Dessert Teen Summer Reading Program June 25 - Book Talk on "Tunnels" by Roderick Gordon; 11 a.m., July 9 - "Illstyle & Peace" - a multicultural, high energy Philadelphia-based dance company; July 16 - Beneath the surface craft; July 23 - Book Talk; Aug. 3 - Reading logs due; Aug. 6 - End of Summer Teen Reading Party All programs are free and open to the public.

TRIPS:

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering three trips through Holloway Tours for alumni, faculty and friends. 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 Foxwoods A trip to Foxwoods in Connecticut is being offered to the public for the date of November 5-7, 2013. Cost: $295.00 pp/doubles. Call Rose at 629-7180 for more information.

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. on Sept. 18. 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.

Senior Center offers trips The Laurel Senior Center, 875-2536, is offering the following trips: 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 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. Call 629-4939 for more information.

MEETINGS:

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, July 3. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

9-12 Group meeting Meetings for the 9-12 Group will take place on the second Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Millsboro Fire Hall (behind the fire house). The 9-12 meetings are about local, state and national politics. For more information, visit 912DelawarePatriots.com.

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 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

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.

DAR Mary Vining Chapter The DAR Mary Vining Chapter meets again in 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.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

Marshyhope Duck derby 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.

Miss Delaware Pageant The 2013 Miss Delaware Pageant will be held at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino from June 27-29. June 27 and 28 will be preliminary nights with the final night being June 29. The pageant will begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit missde.org.

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, visit www.missde.org. For more information, call Kenney Workman at 302-245-2755 or email at kenney.workman@merck.com.

Grange picnic 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.

Volunteers needed CHEER is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in the Seaford area. If you have a few hours a week to volunteer your time for this community effort, please let us know by contacting Elizabeth Walls at 856-5187. For more information about CHEER Home Health Care, Sand Hill Adult Day, Meals On Wheels, Transportation services, Grocery Mini-Mart delivery, our seven CHEER Centers, the Community Center, the CHEER Foundation, or to make a donation, visit www.cheerde.com.

Historical Society auction The Federalsburg Historical Society will hold its annual auction at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, with Auctioneer Tom Trice presiding. The event will be held at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum and will include hot dogs and hamburgers for lunch along with a bake sale. Among the many items going to auction will be a Harold Baines signed baseball, furniture, paintings, lamps and wall hangings. A preview of the items will be held on Friday, June 21 from 2 to 6 p.m. 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 the society's Heritage Day event on Sept. 21. For more information on the auction or to make donations, call 410-754-8625.

Free Writers Workshop A free Writers Workshop for aspiring and published writers will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, in the Caroline County Public Library conference room in Greensboro. Constructive feedback on effective writing will be offered by local author Judy Reveal. For more information, call 410-482-2173 or email rsmith@carolib.org.