Bulletin Board
Thursday, January 16, 2014

Dinner & Cabaret Show Nanticoke Senior Center and Footlight Productions will present Love is Here to Stay, a special Valentines Day dinner and cabaret show on Friday, Feb. 14. This event will feature love songs, such as Love is Here to Stay, Unforgettable, My Funny Valentine, and many more. The menu includes: chicken cordon bleu, steamed vegetables, fruit cup, baked potato, and Smith Island cake. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 and the show will begin at 7. Cost is $30 for one ticket or $50 for two tickets. Tickets are available at the Nanticoke Senior Center or online at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com.

Learn the history of postcards Wish You Were Here is the phrase most commonly written on postcards sent between 1893-1918. Come hear the history of the postcard and the local points of interest they represent from local historian Kendall Jones who will share his Delaware and holiday postcards collected over the past 50 years.  Meetings will be held in the Fellowship Hall at the Manor House in Seaford from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the following Mondays: Jan. 27 - Local Laurel Postcard History; Feb. 10: Holiday Postcards; Feb. 24: Rehoboth Beach Postcards. For more information, contact Deborah Reeves at 629-4593, ext. 5631. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for the month of January at Seaford Gallery 107. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. Saturday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $45 (includes supplies and light lunch). Ongoing classes Mondays 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/month, $80 members 6 - 9 p.m. - Classic Realism in Oil with John Shisler, $65 public, $55 members Wednesdays 6 - 8 p.m. - Watercolor with Nancy Laprad, in her home, $55 Public, $50 members Fridays 9 - 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.


Indoor Yard Sale An Indoor Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 7 a.m. to noon, at the Odd Fellows Charity Lodge, 319 Poplar St., Laurel, sponsored by the Martha Rebekah Lodge 21 and Sussex Encampment #4, I.O.O.F. Tables are available to rent for $10 to sell your wares or just come to browse. You can also donate your items to the Martha Rebekah Lodge. RSVP your table reservation no later than Feb. 15, by calling 745-1959. Breakfast sandwiches and beverages will be available. All of the profits will sponsor a United Nations student to attend the United Nations Pilgrimage.

Lions present annual show The Laurel Lions Annual Show, Country Roads, will be presented at Laurel Senior High School, 7:30 nightly on April 3-5. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 4 through 12. The show on Friday, April 4, also offers the option of dinner and show for $18.

Nanticoke Indian presentation A discussion program on the Nanticoke Indians will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Carpenter Community Room of the Laurel Public Library.  Sterling Street, director of the Nanticoke Indian Museum in Millsboro, will discuss the tribe from the time of Capt. John Smith in 1608 to the present. Street will talk about their habitat, spirituality, migration and relations with the colony of Maryland, as well as the museum and powwow of today. The program will last for approximately one hour with time for questions. Adults and children ages 14 and up are invited. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or visit www.laurel.lib.de.us.

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 receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800.

All You Can Eat Breakfast Gods Men of Centenary Church in Laurel are sponsoring an all you can eat breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, to benefit the Youth Project Fund. The menu will include eggs, sausage, scrapple, fried potatoes, pancakes, coffee and orange juice. Adults are $7, children (6-12) $3 and under six are free. If you like a hearty breakfast dont miss this.

Indoor Yard Sale An Indoor Yard Sale will be held at Laurel Senior High School from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8. Tables are $10. Set up begins at 6 a.m. on the day of the sale. For more information, contact the school at 875-6120.


Book and Bake Sale  The Friends of the Delmar Public Library will hold a Book and Bake Sale at the library on the following dates: Thursday, Jan. 16, 4 to 7 p.m. (book sale only) Friday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (book and bake sale) Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon (book and bake sale) Donations of baked goods are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at the library on Friday, Jan. 17 between 9 and 10 a.m.

Beef and Dumpling Dinner The Delmar Futbol Club will hold a Beef and Dumpling Dinner from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Delmar VFW. The dinner will benefit the soccer club. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for kids ages 12 and under. For tickets, call Jacob Boothe at 245-9735 or Ryan Pusey at 381-1975.

Delmar Public Library Friday Friendly Folk, a discussion group for adults, meet on Fridays in January at 1:30 p.m. The group discusses books, listens to presentations by local experts, and shares life lessons. On Friday, Jan. 24, become an arm-chair traveler and visit Israel in pictures. On Jan. 31, celebrate Chinese New Year. The Friends of the Library will hold a Book and Bake Sale on Jan. 16 from 4 to 7 p.m., Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. until noon. Stop by and stock up on new and used books and support our building campaign. All books must go! The KC Madhatters will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m., in the Hayman Meeting room. Whether youre a novice or an experienced knitter or enjoy crocheting, join us and share your current project. The group also works on community service projects throughout the year. Preschool children and their parents or caregivers can attend story time Wednesdays, Jan. 22 and 29, at 11 a.m. Enjoy books, crafts, and special activities. Elementary and middle school students are welcome to play Wii and board games on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 3:30 p.m. Compete with your friends. Homework Help is available after school on Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. Use a laptop and other library resources to work on projects and research. Pages and Pizza book discussion group for middle and high school students will be held on Monday, Jan. 27, at 3:30 p.m. Bring the book youre currently reading and discuss it with the group. Everyone enjoys pizza after the discussion. The Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) meets immediately after Pages and Pizza. TAC members share their ideas for programs and titles for the librarys collection. The library is looking for a few (more) volunteers for its Steering Committee to raise funds for the new library building. Join us at the regular monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m., to learn what you can do to help with already scheduled fundraising events and help build our new community library. For more information on these programs, call the library at 846-9894 or stop in. Program information is also available on our website at delmarpubliclibrary.org or our pages on Facebook and Twitter or Pinterest or you can email us at delmar.library@lib.de.us. The library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20.


Defensive Driver Course An AARP Defensive Driving Safety Course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3. This is a one day advanced refresher class. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You must pre-register by Jan. 29. 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 Dixie Carlisle, site manager, at 302-349-5237.

Quarter Auction benefit A Quarter Auction will be held to benefit Donna Stayton, an RN on the medical/surgical unit at Nanticoke Hospital for the past six years, who is fighting a battle with cancer. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company. Vendors include Scentsy, Thirty-One, Origami Owl, Mary Kay, Celebrating Home and more. The first paddle is $10. Each additional paddle is $5. Quarters will be available for cash-in. For more information or to donate, call Lisa at 542-3265, Sarah at 381-8839 or Lyndsey at 727-8710. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Lunch & Tour at the Cheer Center The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center is accepting new members. Anyone over the age of 50 who schedules a tour of the center will enjoy a complimentary lunch. Come learn about all the great activities and trips at the center. Be sure to check out our state-of-the art Fitness Center. A Dinner Club is held every Thursday night at 5 and is open to the public. To schedule a tour, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle, at 349-5237.

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.


Warm Up On A Cold Night The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will host a winter event, Warm Up On A Cold Night, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the librarys meeting room. This free dinner will consist of homemade soups and breads. Dessert and beverage will be included. RSVP to Yvonne Royster at 337-3494, to ensure there is plenty of good food to share.

Bridgeville Library Visit our new website at www.bridgevillelibrary.com and like our Facebook page. Lap Sit - Lap Sit on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years. Story time - Tuesdays, 11 a.m. for ages 2-4 and Thursday 11 a.m. for ages 4-6. Mark your calendars - Winter Reading Program runs Fridays through Feb. 21. Our annual Princess Party is Saturday, Feb. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. Our Superhero Party is Saturday, Feb. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants must be between the ages of 3-10. Registration is now open. Computer skills and E-reader classes - Each month the library offers computer classes with various topics. Additionally, e-reader classes and demonstrations are offered. Dates vary; check Facebook or our website for details. Food For Thought at your Library - Join us for a meaningful conversation. From current events to civic concerns; we encourage dialogue that share your ideas, concerns and opinions. We meet on the third Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. A light luncheon is served. Genealogy Discussion Group - Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Join us to discuss, research and enjoy genealogy. All programming is free and open to all. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401, ext. 101.


Players season tickets The 41st season of Possum Point Players is full of mystery, music, mayhem, maternity and merriment! Laura, a murder mystery, will be presented Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 2 and 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18; $17 seniors/students. Detective Mark McPherson was supposed to reconstruct the life of Laura, a vicious murder victim, but not to the point where he falls in love with her. Here is the secret of Lauras death... and her life. South Pacific, the classic Broadway musical, will be presented April 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m.; April 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $23; $22 seniors/students. Set in an island paradise during World War II, two couples in love are both threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. See How They Run, a British comedy, will be presented June 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m.; June 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18; $17 seniors/students. Galloping in and out of the doors of a vicarage in a roundabout of mistaken identities are an actor and actress, a cockney maid, an escaped prisoner, and a sedate Bishop, among others.   Baby, a musical comedy, is Possums Dinner Theater presentation. Dinner and the show will be served on Sept. 19, 20, 26 and 27 - dinner: 6 p.m.; show 7:30; Sept. 21 and 28 - dinner: 12:30 p.m.; show 2 p.m. Tickets are $45 for dinner and show; $20 show only. Follow three couples as they deal with the painful, rewarding and often funny consequences of conceiving a baby: college students, thirty-somethings and middle-agers. Hollywood Holiday, an original holiday musical revue, will be presented Dec. 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $23; $22 seniors/students. Join us for a 1960s Hollywood Christmas TV special hosted by Ed Sullivan, with celebrity guests The Rat Pack, Sonny and Cher, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, The Supremes, The Temptations and a misguided Elvis for some musical family fun.  Season tickets are available at a discounted rate of $115 for adults or $110 for seniors/students. For tickets and more information, call the PPP ticket line at 856-4560 or buy tickets online with Brown Paper Tickets at www.PossumPointPlayers.org.

PPP brings mystery film to life Possum Point Players brings the brilliant murder mystery Laura to their Possum Hall stage beginning Friday, Jan. 31. The story is best known from the 1944 American film noir version directed by Otto Preminger and starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price and Judith Anderson. The American Film Institute ranked the film version of Laura #73 on AFIs 100 Years...100 Thrills and it was ranked the fourth best film in the mystery genre in AFIs 10 Top 10. Rotten Tomatoes reports that Laura is a psychologically complex portrait of obsession, Laura is also a deliciously well-crafted murder mystery. John Marino of Lewes directs the stage version of Laura with an ensemble cast, which includes Matt King of Lewes as Mark McPherson; Stephanie Allman of Lewes as Bessie Clary; Danny Keenan of Georgetown as Danny; Jim Killion of Lewes as Waldo Lydecker; Don Megee of Georgetown as Shelby Carpenter; Chris Polo of Dover as Mrs. Dorgan; and Chuck Rafferty of Laurel as Olsen. Show dates are 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, and Saturdays, Feb. 1 and 8, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 2 and 9, at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Rd., Georgetown.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $17 for students and seniors. Call 856-4560 or visit www.possumpointplayers.org.


Bethel Museum hosts exhibit Visit the Bethel Museum to view needle artwork by Julia A. Purnell from her museum in Snow Hill, Md. Purnell was a well known artist who specialized in utilizing historic scenes on quilts, cross-stitch and embroidery. Several of her works of art will be on display along with a few artifacts showing Worcester County history. The exhibit will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, Feb. 9 and 23, and March 2 and 16. The Bethel Museum is located at 312 First St., Bethel.


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.


LEGO Free-Build Program The librarys popular LEGO free-build program for kids grade K-8 will continue in 2014. The library supplies the LEGOs; the kids supply the imagination. Federalsburg programs are held on the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m., beginning Jan. 28. This program is free; no registration is required. For more information, visit www.carolib.org or call 410-479-1343.


AARP will meet on Feb. 5 Seaford AARP #1084 will meet at Arbys in Seaford at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 5, for the groups monthly gathering to socialize. For more information, call Rose at 629-7180.

Revival Meeting at Salvation Army A Revival Meeting will be held at The Salvation Army on Rt. 13 in Seaford from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. All are welcome to come and worship Jesus, our living Savior and coming King. A love offering will be received. For more information, all 302-262-0481. MOPH meeting on Jan. 18 Chapter 1787 of The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Pizza King in Millsboro. All combat wounded veterans are invited to join in the groups efforts to promote patriotism, history, fraternalism and assistance to all veterans with VA claims, homelessness and job placement. You do not need to be a member to attend the meeting. For more information, contact John Jackson at 228-9577 or jdsussex@verizon.net. Visit the group at Facebook.com/MOPH1787.

Collectors Club meeting The First State Keepsake Crown Collectors Club will hold their monthly meeting at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Hallmark Store, Seaford. The clubs January project is food donations to the Delaware Food Bank. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Republican Womens Club meeting The Seaford Republican Womens Club will meet at the Pizza King restaurant on Stein Highway in Seaford, on Thursday, Jan. 23. The business meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. It will include installation of officers for the 2014 and 2015 years. New officers are: president - Marty Mickles, vice president - Fran Turner, secretary - Peggy Reining, treasurer - Pat Theis and past president - Gloria Burton. Each business meeting includes one of the nine goals and objectives outlined by Charles Copeland, chairman of the Republican Party. The subject for the November 2013 meeting was How to recruit, develop and support good candidates. The subject for the January 23 meeting will be The reorganization of the Republican State Committee. At 11 a.m. Lacey Lafferty, Laurel resident and Republican candidate for Governor of Delaware, will talk about her plans. Lunch will be served at noon with individuals ordering from the menu. The meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required. More information is available by calling Marty Nickles at 536-1348.

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 Airport Advisory Committee meeting The Sussex County Airport Advisory Committee meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, Sussex County Airport, 21911 Rudder Ln., Georgetown. The meeting is open to the public.

Genealogical Society meeting The Sussex County Genealogical Society will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. After a brief business meeting, Marilyn McMahon will present Maps and Genealogy. The program will focus on identifying where historical maps can be found  in particular on the Internet. Historically, boundary lines moved and peoples lives were affected by those changes. Genealogy involves locating where people were born, lived, worked, fought and died. Being able to place these events on a map, and to compare where various family members lived and traveled, contributes greatly to the understanding of the family dynamics that affected our ancestors. Marilyn was born and raised in western Pennsylvania where her father taught her to read maps at an early age. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and taught high school English in Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Widowed persons meeting The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 12:15 p.m., at Stargate Diner in Seaford. The planned guest speaker will be Kim Trivits of the Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc. (DAPI). Please bring an unwrapped baby gift if you can. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come by and join us - we all enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do.

Sail & Power Squadron meeting The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron (NRS&PS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in boating education and safety, and enjoy power boating, sailing or kayaking/canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and social outings. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

American Boating Course Nanticoke River Sail and Power Squardron, Blades, is presenting the American Boating Course (ABC) 12 hour version. This course covers the following topics: Types of Boats, Required Safety Equipment, Rules of the Road, Going Boating, Checking the Boat, Fueling, Getting under way, Navigating Aids, Lights & Sounds, Regulations, Anchoring, Charts, Adverse Conditions, Communications Afloat, Water Sports Safety, Trailering, PWC Operation, Knots & Lines, Introduction to Navigation and Digital Charting. Registration and first class is at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Seaford Library. There are seven more classes - every Tuesday and Wednesday from Feb. 12 through March 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $50 per person for members and $60 per person for non-members. Cost includes a student manual, cds, knot board, 4 x 15 plotter and dividers. To reserve space and materials, call Ron Dejewski at 536-7226 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312, before Jan. 24, 2014. The class meets state requirements is NASBLA approved and recognized by the U.S.C.G. The group is a unit of the United States Power Squardron.

Senator 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 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. The meeting is open to the pubic. No reservations are needed.

DAR Mary Vining Chapter The DAR Mary Vining Chapter meets through 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.

9-12 Group Meetings for the 9-12 Group 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.

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.

Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown. Club meetings are still being held the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.

Broad Creek Grange Meeting The Broad Creek Grange meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, at Broad Creek Grange Hall (11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel). For more details, contact Mary Tress at 875-3326. Visitors are welcome.


Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering a trip through Holloway Tours for alumni, family and friends on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 to the 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 details call Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Seaford WPS trips The Seaford WPS is offering the following trips: Sight & Sound, March 26 - See the new production, Moses. Cost of the trip is $89 and also includes a buffet lunch at Bird-in-Hand restaurant and driver gratuity. Virginia International Tattoo, April 26 - Visit Virginia International Tattoo at the Scope in Norfolk. The Tattoo is a mass performance by military bands, color guards and drill teams, drum corps, bagpipers, singers and dancers from around the world - many from the US. With over 750 performers this is a trip you will not want to miss. Cost is $112 and also includes a buffet dinner, Navy Base tour, Tattoo Hullabaloo entertainment and driver gratuity. For more information, call Fran at 629-4416.

Winter Cruise Getaway 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. Wolfgangs office at 1 Cedar Ave., Seaford, or by contacting Dori at Boscovs travel. Space is limited.


Ham/Turkey Shoot The Ellendale Ruritan Ham/Turkey Shoot will take place at the Georgetown/Ellendale VFW. Sign up starts at 10:30 a.m., shooting starts at 11. Cancellations will be made by 9 a.m. Refreshments will be for sale by the VFW. Schedule - Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 22, April 26. Rain dates - Nov. 30, Dec. 28, Feb. 1, March 1, March 29, May 3. For cancellations, call 249-7025.

Stamp Show at Civic Center The Eastern Shore Stamp Club will hold its 53rd annual stamp show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury. The show will feature stamp frame displays and exhibits, a dealer bourse and free stamps and activities for kids. In addition to stamps, coins and postcards will also be available for sale. Admission is free. For more information, call Bert Raymond at 410-208-2929 or e-mail the club at esstampclub@yahoo.com.

Delaware ag dinner Tickets are available for the 43rd annual Agricultural Industry Dinner, planned for Thursday, Jan. 23, at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover. An early-bird discount is available for registrations received by Dec. 31. Sponsored by the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations, the event began in 1971 as a way to celebrate Delaware farmers and honor the states agricultural heritage. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee will present the Secretarys Award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture. Tickets purchased by the early-bird deadline are $60 per person or $550 for a table of 10. Tickets purchased by the Jan. 10 final deadline are $65 per person or $600 per table. The evening begins with a reception at 5 p.m. Dinner will state at 6:30. Registration forms are available at dda.delaware.gov; from the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations, P.O. Box 132, Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934; or from Lisa Wildermuth (lisa.wildermuth@state.de.us) or Holly Porter (holly.porter@state.de.us) at the Department of Agriculture. Individuals, organizations or companies interested in sponsorships can find out more on the registration form. For more information, call 302-698-4500.

Hunting & Fishing Show & Sale A Vintage Hunting & Fishing Show & Sale will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Reagan/Watson Auction Building, 115 N. Washington St., Milford. Join us for a day of looking over vintage hunting and fishing related memorabilia. Also buy, sell or trade with vendors at the show or find out what a vintage piece you have is worth. On display will be the most complete Delaware Hunting/Fishing license collection known. Hunting/Fishing licenses, old lures and tackle, shell boxes, powder tins, advertising items, decoys, oyster cans and other miscellaneous items related to hunting and fishing will be for sale. Food will also be available. For more information or to rent an 8 table, call Mike Pusey at 448-6467 or 875-9061.

Quarter Auction fundraiser The Respiratory Club of Delaware Technical & Community College will hold a Quarter Auction fundraiser at the Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18. Doors open to the public at 5. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. For advance tickets, call Kelli at 853-2987. This fundraiser will help support the club.