Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Nanticoke Health tournament Delaware based Anesthesia Services, P.A. is the title sponsor of the Nanticoke Health Services 27th annual golf tournament on Thursday, Sept. 19 and Friday, Sept. 20, at Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville. The proceeds from this year's tournaments will benefit Nanticoke's Mother and Baby Care Center through a new Fetal Monitoring System. Sponsorship opportunities are available to individuals and businesses. For details, visit www.nanticoke.org/golf, or contact the Nanticoke Health Services Foundation office at 536-5393 or email FioriC@nanticoke.org.

Community Night Out For the 22nd straight year, the Seaford community will have the opportunity to join forces with their neighbors and police officers in a night to "give crime and drugs a going away party." The Seaford Police Department and Delaware State Police Troop 5 have joined forces with the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club and are planning a fun filled evening for the entire family with the annual Seaford Community Night Out on Thursday, Sept. 26. The event will be held at the grounds of the Seaford Police Department and the Boys and Girls Club. From 5 to 8 p.m., there will be music, public service exhibits and giveaways, games for kids, free hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks along with other food items. FOP Lodge #9 will sponsor the Official Amber Alert Child Safety/ID Kit. There will be police demonstrations of canine units, motorcycle units, a bomb robot, DSP Mounted Unit along with the Seaford Police and Delaware State Police mobile command posts, SIDNE (simulated impaired driving experience) go-karts, climbing wall and free blood pressure checks. McGruff the Crime Fighting dog will make an appearance. Tony Windsor of the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club will be the MC for the event and provide the music. Two children's bikes and helmets donated by Wal-Mart will be given away near the end of the event.

Bingo at the Elks Lodge In addition to bingo every Wednesday night at the Seaford Elks Lodge, cash bingo will be held every third Sunday of the month. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo is at 2. Must be 18 to attend. Non-smoking, maximum payouts allowed by law. Plenty of bingo ball games and food. For details, call 410-603-0383.

Homecoming Festivities "The Roaring 20's" will be the theme for the 2013 Seaford Senior High School Homecoming. The annual homecoming parade will take place on Friday, Oct. 4, beginning at 6 p.m. The SHS Blue Jay Football game against the Tatnall Hornets will follow the parade at 7 p.m. SHS invites the community to take part in this annual event. Parade participation forms can be obtained by calling Connie Halter at 629-4587, Ext. 2520, or by visiting the SHS website at www.shs.seafordbluejays.

Fried Chicken Dinner Concord United Methodist Church (UMC) in Seaford will hold a Fried Chicken Dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at their Community House. Each dinner is $10 and includes mashed potatoes and gravy, peas and carrots, corn pudding, beets, rolls, beverage and dessert. The public is invited. For directions and more information, call 628-8114.

Auto racing exhibit open Visit the new exhibit, Delaware Auto Racing, in the Webb Room at the Seaford Museum in downtown Seaford. The exhibit is based on the 2012 book of the same name written by the son and father duo of Chad and Wayne Culver. Like the book, this exhibit is the first in the region to showcase the rich history of motorsports in Delaware and on the Delmarva Peninsula. Curator of the collection, Don Allen, has brought together artifacts from several private collections throughout the region. The exhibit will be on display until Nov. 17. The Seaford Museum is open to the public Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Museum admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

Basket bingo on Sept. 26 The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger basket bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, attendees wearing pink will receive a ticket for an exclusive Longaberger Hope basket. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 8944 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.

Safe Boating Course The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron will conduct a safe boating course at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fee is $20 per person or $30 for up to three in the same family. Minimum age to take this class is 12. You will receive your course books to study in advance. Contact Ron Dejewski at 536-7226 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312 for more information.

Gala to help Ross Point School Ross Point Improvement Club will hold a Gala to help raise funds to build a community center on the historical site of the Ross Point School. The gala will be held in the Seaford Boys and Girls Club at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Tickets are $35 per person. For tickets and more information, contact Virginia Snead at 875-7438 or Johnnie Jones at 337-3320.

Seaford Gallery 107 Art Classes The following is a list of classes scheduled for September at Gallery 107. For details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. 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. Wednesdays 6-8 p.m. - Watercolor with Nancy Laprad in her home. Thursdays 6-8 p.m. - Palette Knife workshop with Rudelle Fay Hall. Fridays 9-11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad. Call 604-7961 for more information.

Join the SCCA It is not too late to join the Seaford Community Concert Association for the 2013-2014 year. Membership is $55 for adults, $120 for family and $15 for students. Consider becoming a patron when you send in your check. Checks should be made payable to SCCA and mailed to Seaford Community Concert Association, P.O. Box 337, Seaford, DE 19973. 2013-2014 schedule of events An Evening with Hal Linden, Monday, Sept. 23 The Diamonds, Thursday, Oct. 24 Jesse Lynch's Jazz 101, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 Richter Uzer, Sunday, March 9, 3 p.m. New York Ballet Theatre, Tuesday, April 15

Longaberger Basket Bingo Seaford Library and Cultural Center will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets, which are $20 per person, $25 at the door, include a chance to win the Longaberger Work Around basket and Longaberger Flameware 12 " Braiser. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, call the library at 629-2524.

Hittin' the Bricks at the library The Friends of the Seaford District Library present "Hittin' the Bricks" at the library on the brick patio on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per person which includes one glass of wine and light refreshments. The deejay will be Marcel Hayes and there will be dance demonstrations. Bring your own lawn chair. Order a commemorative brick in memory or in honor of a loved one. All proceeds benefit the library.

HAPPEN holds meeting The members of HAPPEN, HearnsPond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement and naturalization, met on Thursday, Sept. 12. Rich Phifer of the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife met with the group to discuss progress on the dam reconstruction and the disposition of the mill. Other topics discussed were the group's upcoming Community Yard Sale and Food Sale. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Library. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast An Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support the Alzheimer's Association DVC-Lofland Park Center will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee's in Seaford. Cost is $6 per person.


Oysters & Soft Crabs The Blades Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary will hold another Oyster & Soft Crab Event on Friday, Sept. 27 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The menu includes oyster sandwiches, $8; pan fried soft crab sandwiches, $7.50; homemade desserts, fries and drinks. There will be more cooks this time so your wait won't be as long. Eat in or carry out.


Laurel Lions Train Show The Laurel Lions Train Show is back on track for Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Laurel Fire House. There will be train accessories, oyster sandwiches and live entertainment.

Cornhole Tournament The Sons of American Legion of Post 19 will be hosting a Cornhole Tournament at Laurel Post 19 A.L. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, beginning at 1 p.m. It will be held at the pavilion on the grounds of Post 19. The cost is $40 for a two person team with double eliminations. In the event of rain, the tournament will be held inside the Post home. Food and drinks will be available during the event.

Discover history of Laurel The Cook House, an early 20th century home, contains a wealth of photographs and artifacts documenting both the early and more recent history of Laurel. The house is open every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. through October. The Laurel Heritage Museum, located at 215 Mechanic St., in the former train station is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the week. The museum is also open on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. through October. The museum contains a collection of artifacts and many other articles of local interest.

LHS Class of '83 reunion Laurel High School Class of 1983 has set dates for its 30 year reunion event, Saturday, Oct. 26. If you have not received your invitation, contact Brian Dayton at 745-4476 or briandayton@mail.com.

Laurel Public Library Genealogy Help Session - Searching for your ancestors? Informal help with genealogy research is offered at the Laurel Library each month on the second Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the 2nd floor genealogy area. Library staff and volunteers will be available for consulting with beginners or those just needing advice on new strategies. Advice on using the library collection, the internet, or other resources will be the main topics. Contact normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Book Club celebrates anniversary - The Pageturner Book Club at Laurel Library celebrated its fourth anniversary this fall and is welcoming new members. The club meets at the library on the second Thursday of the month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Join this group of eager readers as they discuss the selected books each month. Reading a good book is enjoyable but it's better when the experience can be shared. Contact normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Fall Gardening Program - Laurel Public Library is pleased to partner with Sussex County Master Gardeners to bring "Putting your Garden to Bed" to area patrons at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Mary Wootten Carpenter Room at the library. Master Gardener, Cherie Dorfman will describe techniques and procedures that not only wrap up the growing season, but encourage a better yield next year. She will also take questions from the audience on gardening issues. Contact normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

Lions Club Journey for Sight The Laurel Lions Club's 26th annual Pet Culver Memorial Journey for Sight will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3, at Trap Pond State Park. Registration is at 12:15 p.m. and the walk, which is 5 miles, begins at 1 p.m. All clubs and organizations are welcome; teams of 5 or more will receive a 50% rebate on all money turned in the day of the event. For more information, call Pat Disharoon at 410-896-3371 or 410-726-4118.

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.

Laurel Library Library closed - Laurel Public Library will be closed for staff training on Friday, Sept. 20. Please return materials in the book drop on Delaware Avenue. You may also leave phone messages at 875-3184. To chat with an online librarian, visit the library website (laurel.lib.de.us) and enter your question in the I.M. window, or click on Ask-a-Librarian Delaware. Walk-in job search assistance - The Job Center program at Laurel Public Library offers one-on-one assistance to develop or update a resume, learn reliable job search skills and get help applying for jobs online. Help will be available on Monday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., by appointment only, in the library on the second floor. Register at the Circulation Desk by Friday, Oct 4. For more information, contact Dana Bowden at 875-3184. Tween Night at the library - Tween Night offers a chance for tweens (ages 9-12) to create, discover and play. Join us for food, games and fun on Friday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., in the Mary Wootten Carpenter Room. For more information, contact Tameca Beckett at 875-3184.

Awards dinner planned The awards dinner to honor the Laurel Businessman of the Year, Donald Dykes and the Laurel Citizen of the Year, Biff Lee will be held at the Laurel Fire Department on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Laurel Chamber (the Laurel Train Station).


Delmar Heritage Day Celebration The 2013 Delmar Heritage Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21. The day's activities, events and food vendors will be located in the downtown business district. The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place at 9 a.m. There will be a reenactment of President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address performed by Dr. Arthur North at the caboose. He will be accompanied by Civil War photographer Mathew Brady, portrayed by John DeBeradi, and Union soldiers. There will be a car show at the Town Hall parking lot hosted by the Eastern Shore Region of Antique Automobile of America. The ribbon cutting for the new public safety building will take place along with tours of the facility. There will also be live musical and dance performances. Youth will be treated to air brush painting by Sunshine Entertainment as well as a magic show. Fireworks will close the celebration at 8 p.m. at the Mason-Dixon Park. More event details and times can be found on the town website.

Citizen of the Year The Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce is looking for their 2013 Citizen of the Year to honor at their annual banquet. The citizen chosen is honored each year by the chamber in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the community of Delmar. Nominees: must be a resident of the Delmar School District; must have made a contribution for the improvement of the community; must show commitment and contributions through local church, social, business, school, chamber or other community related projects; and must be a role model reflecting strong character. To nominate someone, visit www.delmar-chamberofcommerce.com and follow the directions to print the form. The ballot form may be returned to any one of the locations around the Delmar area, emailed or mailed to the chamber office at P.O. Box 416, Delmar, DE 19940. Ballot boxes are located at The Bank of Delmarva, Delmar Office; Delmar Town Hall; Delmar Post Office; Delmar Public Library and M & T Bank in Delmar. The deadline for nominations is Monday, Sept. 23. For more information, call Lisa Lloyd Ellis at The Bank of Delmarva at 410-742-9401.

Delmar Public Library Storytime for children ages 2 to 5 will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. Join Miss Jessica for stories, songs, and crafts. Parents and caregivers are welcome. The Friends of the Delmar Public Library will hold a book and bake sale Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 19-21, in the Hayman Meeting Room at the Library. Thursday sales hours are 4 to 8 p.m.; Friday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations of home baked items are welcome. The 88 Books That Shaped America book discussion group resumes this fall on the second Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Members choose one of the 88 Books from the list and present information about the book and its importance in shaping America. The next meeting is Oct. 8. For more information about the list, go to the Library of Congress website or call the library at 846-9894. The library will be downtown for the Town of Delmar's Heritage Day celebration, on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Browse the booths and festivities, enjoy the entertainment, eat good food, view classic cars, and stick around for fireworks at dusk. Stop by the library's booth to learn more about the library's construction project and the changes soon to come. Starting Friday, Sept. 27 at 1:30 p.m., Friendly Friday Folk, an educational and social discussion group, will begin. This group is open to all. On Sept. 27, Jamie Magee, Sussex County branch coordinator of the Alzheimer's Association, will compare normal aging and the beginning of Alzheimer's, plus present suggestions from current literature on delaying its onset. Friendly Friday Folk will meet weekly. For more information about these programs or other programs at the Delmar Public Library, call 846-9894 or visit the library.

28th Annual Holiday Train Show The DelMarVa Model Railroad Club will host its free Holiday Train Show, Open House & Sale at 103 E. State St., Delmar, on the second floor of Camelot Hall. There is something for everyone, with well over 5,000 square feet of trains with 10 train layouts, drawings, games and gifts for the kids, food and hundreds of model railroad items for sale. This will be the largest celebration yet. The event will take place on the following dates: Saturday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 1, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 5, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 12, noon to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Greg Coughlin at 536-1418 or Scalelike_ind@Comcast.net, or visit www.delmarvamodelrailroadclub.org.


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.

VFW to honor POW/MIA victims On Friday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m, the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post 7478 in Greenwood, along with the Greenwood Public Library, will offer a program in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Take time to remember the men and women who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action by watching a "reader's theater" production of the book, America's White Table by Margot Theis Raven. This program is free. For more information, call Donna at 349-5309. The Greenwood VFW Post 7478 is located on the corner of Mill Street and Governors Avenue in Greenwood.

Library Card Sign Up Month September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Greenwood Public Library wants to make sure that all residents in Greenwood and surrounding areas have the smartest card of all - a library card. A library card opens up a world of opportunity for people of all ages, providing access to books, ebooks, magazines, music, movies, the Internet, and much more. During the month of September at the Greenwood Library, persons of all ages signing up for their very first card will be given a chance to enter drawings to be held Oct. 1, for a $20 Royal Farms gift card, a mini webcam, or stereo PC headset. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 302-349-5309 or visit www.greenwood.lib.de.us.

Cancer Support Group The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will host a Cancer Support Group on the second Monday of every month at 1 p.m. Beverly Turner, group facilitator, has many years of experience hosting support groups. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., if any one would like to come and enjoy lunch before the group meets. The support group is free. For more information, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

National Alpaca Farm Day Morning Star Alpaca Farm in Greenwood invites you to attend National Alpaca Farm Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See the alpacas up close and have your photo taken with an alpaca. There will be fiber artists, door prizes and more. We will be on hand to answer all your questions about raising alpacas. We will also have a Special Pen Sale from 2 to 4 p.m., for the lowest pricing of the year. For more information, call 349-5550 or visit www.morningstaralpacafarm.com.

Chicken BBQ library fundraiser On Saturday, Oct. 5, the Friends of the Greenwood Public Library invite you to support the Greenwood Library while enjoying a barbecue chicken meal at the Kiwanis Chicken Barbecue four miles west of Bridgeville on Seashore Highway (Rt. 404). The chicken will be available at 8:30 a.m. until it is sold out.

The Friends will also hold a bake sale of homemade goodies. The Friends of the Greenwood Library will receive a portion of all proceeds for that date which will be used to help fund the construction and furnishing of the library currently being built in Greenwood.


Community yard sale The Town of Bridgeville will host a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 21, beginning at 7 a.m., with lots of bargains throughout town.

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, visit www.RedHatsociety.com. For more information about the new chapter, call 236-9601.

Basket Bingo The Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will host a Basket Bingo on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with games starting at 7. The grand door prize is the Hostess Baking Bundle in Ebony. 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.

Golf benefit sponsors, players The 7th Annual Bridgeville Charity Open Golf Tournament is Friday, Oct. 11, at Heritage Shores Golf Club in Bridgeville. Proceeds support the Bridgeville Kiwanis Foundation, Bridgeville Lions Club and Bridgeville Senior Center. The tournament format is a four-person scramble with prizes awarded to the top two foursomes in each flight, based on handicaps. Golfers will compete for prizes in other on-course games and contests. A souvenir gift package, which includes a golf shirt, will be provided to all participants and the event will feature a continental breakfast and buffet lunch at the Heritage Shores Club House. The tournament registration fee is $145 per player. Registration deadline is Sept. 20; however, late registrations are welcomed. Contact Peggy Smith at the town office at 337-7135 or visit www.bridgeville.delaware.gov.

Renew your Friends membership It's time to renew your annual membership to the Friends of the Bridgeville Library. Your financial support is necessary to continue our enrichment programs and increase the library's resources. For more information, contact Membership Chair Alice Min at 628-4614 or famgen88@comcast.net.


Museum's Ida May exhibit Artifacts from the reconstruction project of the skipjack Ida May are now on display at the Bethel Heritage Museum. The exhibit focuses on the 1906 skipjack Ida May, which was restored by the Gladden brothers, Gordon and Elbert, from 2006 to 2011. The Ida May exhibit consists of artifacts and a documentary chronicling the renovation of the skipjack. The exhibit may be seen at the museum on Sept. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Bethel Historical Society President Kevin Phillips at 858-3840.


Historic District Study The Town of Georgetown is looking for residents who are interested in participating in a Historic District Study Committee. Through preservation of our historic structures, neighborhoods and archeological sites we retain a tangible connection to our past and inspire future progress. The Study Committee will meet bi-monthly, and provide a monthly update to Town Council. The committee's initial focus will be:
  • Permitted uses in the Historic District;
  • Design standards for building materials within the Historic District;
  • Feasibility of expanding the Historic District.
For more information or to sign up to participate, contact Town Hall at 856-7391.

Players present Les Miserables The Possum Point Players are honored to be the first theatrical group in Delaware and the Delmarva Peninsula to bring a complete version of Les Miserables, the world's longest running musical sensation. Les Misérables is being performed at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Rd., Georgetown, on Sept. 20-22, 27-29 and Oct. 4-6, at 7:30 p.m. for Friday and Saturday performances and 2 p.m. for Sunday matinees. Tickets, which are $23 for adults and $22 for students and seniors, are on sale online at www.possumpointplayers.org or by calling the PPP ticketline at 856-4560.

Coffee and conversation Senator Pettyjohn invites his constituents to join him for coffee and conversation on Saturday, Sept. 21, at Arena's at the Georgetown Airport from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. This is the fifth coffee in the monthly series but the second for the Georgetown area. Pettyjohn encourages District 19 residents to stop by to ask a question or share a concern on issues relating to the district or state government. Constituents are also welcome to simply enjoy some free coffee and listen to the discussion.

Smart shopping workshop Join us at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at First State Community Action Agency in Georgetown, for two savory financial workshops and a presentation by Gary Papp, the "Essential Chef," on healthy eating and smart grocery shopping tips. Financial workshops will be presented by Tiffany W. Thurman, Financially Hers program manager. Guest speaker will be Rep. Ruth Briggs King. Attendance is free and breakfast will be served. Register at clarifi.org/taste or call 800-989-2227.


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


Annual Heritage Day The Federalsburg Historical Society (FHS) will sponsor its annual Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum. This event is free and will feature a transportation theme: From Buggies to Motorized Vehicles from the 1880's to the 1950's. Expect to see an old tricycle, a Model T, and an old Doctor's Wagon among many other vehicles that will be parked inside and outside the museum. Owners will be present to talk about their vehicles and answer questions. There will also be an exhibit on Covey & Williams Garage. Hamburgers, hot dogs and sodas will be for sale. The gift shop will be open and the winning raffle ticket will be drawn for an extended weekend stay at Montego Bay, Ocean City, Md. Tickets are $3 each, two for $5 and five for $10. Raffle tickets for a refinished trunk will also be for sale; tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The winning ticket for the trunk will be drawn at our Christmas in the Museum event on Dec. 9. Everyone is welcome. The Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum is located at 100 Covey & Williams Alley (behind Town Hall) in Federalsburg. For more information, call Richard Wheatley at 410-754-5639.


Alumni Association trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering trip through Holloway Tours for alumni, faculty and friends. 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.

Senior Center offers trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering several trips in the coming months. Oct. 31 - Shopping trip to Christiana Mall, $22 Nov. 13 - Shopping trip to Arundel Mills & Annapolis Mall, $24 Dec. 2 - Radio City Music Hall "Christmas Spectacular," $115 All ages are welcome and you do not need to be a member to travel with the Laurel Senior Center. For more information, call 875-2536.

Foxwoods Resort Casino Seaford AARP is offering a trip to Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut on Nov. 5-7. Arrive at the Great Cedar Hotel located in the casino which includes buffet breakfasts and dinners. Cost is $280 per person with two people per room - a reasonable rate for transportation, room and meals. You also receive a $20 free play at Foxwoods and some bonus at Mohegan. We arrive late afternoon at which time you can get settled in your room, then have a buffet dinner at your leisure. Walk through the beautiful tunnel or take the shuttle bus to the MGM Grand. Next day, after a buffet breakfast, we drop off those who want to go to Mohegan Sun and continue on to Mystic Village where there are lots of shops. There is also an aquarium and the famous Mystic Seaport Whaling Ship which you can tour at your own cost. You can also walk into the small town of Mystic. Leaving, we stop back at the Mohegan Sun and go in to use your free comps. Be sure to walk around and ask someone how to get to the huge waterfall they have inside this casino. We will go back to Foxwoods to have our buffet dinner and return home the next day. Contact Rose at 629-7180 for more information.

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.

American Music Theatre Only four seats are left for the trip to the American Music Theatre to see a Christmas show on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Cost is $58 per person. Contact Rose at 629-7180 if you are interested.

Lancaster for 'Noah' Liberating Power AME Zion Church of Bridgeville is sponsoring a trip to Lancaster to see the play, Noah, at the Millenium Theater on Thursday, Oct. 24. The cost is $110 and includes transportation, show and dinner buffet. A bus will leave from the Georgetown Walmart at 9 a.m. Contact Valerie Reeves for tickets and more information at 302-539-8212 or missval55@yahoo.com.

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips through Holloway Tours for alumni, family and friends. Saturday, Nov. 9 - "Another Mystery Trip with IRV" - What are we going to do? Where are we going? You will have something to eat plus lots of fun and laughs. $99 Saturday, Nov. 30 - American Music Theater presents its "2013 Christmas Show" - This show will put you in the Christmas spirit. After the show dinner will be at Cracker Barrel across the street, on your own. $89 Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - Philadelphia Flower Show, TBA 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.

New York City The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a day trip to New York City on Saturday, Nov. 30, in partnership with Jor Lyn Tour and Bus. The bus departs the center at 7 a.m. The cost of $145 includes motor coach transportation and tickets to the "Christmas Spectacular" at Radio City Music Hall. To register or for more information, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Vermont The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 41 Schulze Road in Greenwood, will host a 4 day-3 night motor coach trip to Vermont from October 7 to October 10. Cost is $549 per person (double occupancy). Package includes three nights lodging in a local lodge, three breakfasts, gourmet luncheon at a local inn with a live cooking demonstration, two 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. "Taste the Flavor of Vermont". For more information or to register, call the Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 302-349-5237.

Miracle of Christmas Caroline County AARP is offering a bus trip to see the Miracle of Christmas at the Millennium Theatre on Friday, Dec. 6 in Lancaster, Pa. The package includes dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord, shopping at Rockvale Outlets, Tanger Outlets or Kitchen Kettle Village, motor coach transportation and all taxes and meal gratuities. Cost is $130 per person. For more information, contact Peggy Perry at 410-822-2314.

Winter Cruise Getaway Once again, Dr. Marie Wolfgang is sponsoring a 10 night cruise as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. On Feb. 8, 2014, set sail from Baltimore to the Western Caribbean on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines' "Grandeur of the Seas." Stops include Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Falmouth (Jamaica), and Labadee, Haiti (the private island). Transportation to and from Baltimore is available from Seaford via chartered bus. You may obtain a brochure from Dr. Wolfgang's office at 1 Cedar Ave., Seaford, or by contacting Dori at Boscov's travel. Space is limited.


Laurel Historical Society The fall meeting of the Laurel Historical Society will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, at St. Philips Episcopal Church at 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel. Featured speaker is Madeline Dunn, curator of education - historian with the Delaware Department of Historical & Cultural Affairs. Dunn's talk, "Voices from the Past: The Relocation of the County Seat in Sussex County," is something you won't want to miss. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a short business meeting at 7, followed by Dunn's presentation. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of her talk. Laurel Historical Society members as well as members of the general public are invited.

State Sen. Brian Pettyjohn 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.

Republican Women's Club The Seaford Republican Women's Club will met at Pizza King on Stein Highway in Seaford on Thursday, Sept. 26. The business meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. with the guest speaker at 11. Lunch will be served at noon with individuals ordering from the menu. The speaker will be Kathleen Davies from the office of Tom Wagner, state auditor. Wagner calls himself "Delaware's Financial Watchdog." Davies will talk about how the office functions to accomplish this goal. The meeting is open to the pubic. No reservations are needed. More information is available by calling Gloria Burton at 629-3470.

Sea Purls knitting group 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. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

Laurel History Group The Life in Laurel History Roundtable Discussion Group meets 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 details email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

Genealogical Society The Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS) has announced the program for its upcoming meeting on Saturday, Sept. 21. Entitled "Google Tools for Genealogy." The program will be delivered by Leah Youse, MLIS and will provide information a researcher needs to utilize several advanced search techniques that will take one's genealogical research to the next level, as well as serve as an introduction to Google Translate and GoogleBooks. The general business meeting followed by the presentation will begin at 10:30 a.m., at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library in the upstairs meeting room.

Airport Advisory Committee The Sussex County Airport Advisory Meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, 21911 Rudder Ln., Georgetown.

Power Squadron 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.

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.

'Food for Life' class The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PRCM), a nonprofit dedicated to promoting medicine, is offering a cooking class on nutrition for preventing or treating type 2 diabetes at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Georgetown Public Library. Local instructor and pharmacist, Michele Williams, will cover diabetes nutrition topics and guide participants through the preparation of tasty and easy to prepare recipes.

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 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.


Stamp and Postcard Show The Dover Stamp Club will host its 62nd Stamp and Postcard Show on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Camden-Wyoming Fire Hall in Camden. Refreshments will be available. Free admission.

Quarter Auction for KSI Friends of KSI will hold a quarter auction at Kent Sussex Industries (KSI), 301 N. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford on Saturday, Sept. 28. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., games begin at 2. First paddle is $5, additional paddles $2 each. Reserve your spot and get your second paddle free. To reserve your spot or for more information, contact Angela at 302-222-0754.

Camp Barnes Golf Tournament The Delaware State Police will host a golf tournament at noon on Friday, Oct. 4, which benefits Camp Barnes. The tournament will be held at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth. Money raised from the golf tournament will benefit Camp Barnes, an overnight residential camp run by the Delaware State Police. The camp, which is open to children between the ages of 10 and 13 at no cost, accommodates 60 campers per week for 6 weeks from early July through August.

Stamp and Postcard Show The Dover Stamp Club will host its 62nd Stamp and Postcard Show on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Camden-Wyoming Fire Hall in Camden. This year's theme is the State Herb. The show will feature members and youth exhibits, a wide array of Philatelic materials including supplies, special anniversary cancellation, bid boxes, searching table for young collectors and more. Refreshments will be available. Free admission.