ALL ABOUT SEAFORD
MS Walk fundraiser A fundraiser to benefit Kellys Crusaders for the Delaware MS Walk, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, at Friendlys in Seaford. Ten percent of your check will benefit Kellys Crusaders.
Family Fun Night Join us for Family Fun Night at the Western Seaford Boys and Girls Club in Seaford. Enjoy open pool with floats, themed arts and crafts, fun physical activities in the gym, low cost refreshments and much more. Select Fridays: May 9, 7 to 9 p.m. - Cinco de Mayo June 6, 7 to 9 p.m. - Summer Fun For more information, call Amanda at 262-9459.
Crab and Shrimp Feast The Seaford High School Class of 2015 will hold an all-you-can-eat Crab & Shrimp Feast from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 9, at the VFW on Middleford Road in Seaford. Tickets are $25 before May 9 and $30 at the door. The feast includes corn, hush puppies, cole slaw and a beverage. Seafood is being provided by Etheridge Seafood Company of Wanchese, N.C. The event will benefit the Class of 2015. For tickets, call 629-4587, ext. 2205.
Indoor Yard Sale Christ Lutheran Church in Seaford will hold an Indoor Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 10. In addition to the yard sale, there will be a bake table, scrapple sandwiches and a car wash to raise money for the churchs youth group.
Longaberger Basket Bingo The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #9 will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger baskets. Advance tickets, which include a chance to win the Longaberger Hamper with Lid, the Woven Traditions Stair Step Weave Tote or one of several door prizes, are $20 ea. Tickets are $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the FOP at 542-4330.
Towne and Country Fair returns The Seaford Historical Society and the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce have joined together to bring back the Towne and Country Fair to the Governor Ross Plantation in Seaford on Saturday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Historical Vintage Car Club of Delaware will present their 32nd Annual First State Meet car show. There will be craft vendors, exhibitors and demonstrators. Among the demonstrators will be For Woodness Sake, featuring Rick Shuman doing woodturning using a spring-pole lathe as was used in colonial times. He produces wooden spoons, stools, vases and even beautiful Hobo flowers. Mark Williams, a festival favorite, returns to demonstrate the art of blacksmithing and Marie Passwaters, another favorite, returns to demonstrate chair caning. Food vendors will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, crab cakes, fries, nachos and more. Vanderwendes Creamery will sell their homemade ice cream, shakes and sundaes. A variety of local musical talent will entertain throughout the day. Among the exhibitors will be the Greyhound rescue group from Delaware with greyhounds looking to find their furever homes. The Master Gardeners will have information on gardening available. Their Peter Rabbit Players will teach and entertain the kids with puppet shows about gardening. The Governor Ross Mansion will be open for guided tours by docents in costume. Come and enjoy a fun-filled day at an old fashioned community event. For more information or to vend, contact Festival Coordinator Linda Allen at 629-5659 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Foundation Golf Tournament The Seaford Kiwanis Club will hold its 28th Annual Foundation Golf Tournament on Friday, June 13, at Hoopers Landing Golf Course. Proceeds benefit the Clubs Foundation endowment which provides scholarships for deserving senior students each year. Any business wishing to sponsor a special event or donate a door prize is encouraged to participate. Anyone wishing to play should register immediately. The entry fee of $85 will include buffet lunch, a round of golf and cart, hospitality cart and an awards party. Every participant will receive a bag of goodies and one of numerous door prizes. Awards up to $400 for the winners and certificates for closest to the pin and straightest drive, putting and pitching will be available to all golfers. The tourney is limited to the first 96 entrants. For more information, contact Ralph Palmer at 629-7054.
Quarter Auction Seaford Elks Lodge will hold a Quarter Auction at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 18. Doors open at noon. Vendors include Celebrating Home, Thirty One, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Origami Owl, Pampered Chef and more. Cost is $10 at the door for one paddle, $7 if you call ahead and $3 for each additional paddle. Call 629-2458 or 745-8500.
Strawberry Festival/Yard Sale Bethel United Methodist Church will hold a Strawberry Festival/Yard Sale at the church located at 2381 Neals School Rd., Seaford, on Saturday, May 31. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs and lots of strawberry desserts will be for sale while you browse through yard sale items. This event benefits the churchs Helping Hands Fund.
Yard Sale/Car Wash Trinity Logistics will host a yard sale event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, to benefit a team member who is fighting breast cancer. The yard sale will be held in the parking lot next to the Seaford Credit Union. Cost is $20 to reserve your table and space and $5 to rent a table. To reserve your spot, email Breanna Bly at email@example.com or call 800-763-2028. There will also be a car wash that day.
Ice Cream Sale Mt. Zion Methodist Church will host an ice cream sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Flavors include vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, banana and pineapple. The church is located on Rt. 13A between Seaford and Laurel. Pre-orders may be placed at 875-3055 or 629-7110.
Grand Old Gospel Concert Join us on Saturday, June 14, at the Nanticoke Senior Center in Seaford for a night of laughter and song at the Grand Old Gospel Concert. Returning this year will be Donnie Sumner, Dove Award winner, Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee and former Elvis Presley aide and back-up singer. Also appearing will be Recording Artist Thom Slaughter and Award-winning Singer-Songwriter Jerry Jones. Jimmy Hoppa, WBOC-TV16 news anchor and Delmarva Life host, will serve as master of ceremonies. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7. Tickets are $15 each, and can be purchased at the Nanticoke Senior Center, online at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com or by calling the Senior Center at 629-4939. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information or to become a sponsor, call the Senior Center at 629-4939 or Jerry and Jeannie Jones at 228-4813.
Underground Railroad exhibit The Seaford Museum presents a new exhibit, The Underground Railroad in the Nanticoke Headwaters Area and Harriet Tubman and the Tilly Escape, in the Seaford Museums Webb Room. The exhibit, which runs through May, showcases information on Harriet Tubman and the Tilly Escape, the only documented slave escape led by Harriet Tubman in the state of Delaware and the headwaters of the Nanticoke River which border her home county of Dorchester in the state of Maryland. The Tilly Escape is said to be one of Harriets most complicated and clever escape attempts. Also showcased are other cases of slaves in the area who escaped to freedom through the Underground Railroad. The exhibit may be viewed during the Seaford Museums public hours Thursday through Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 203 High St., in the old Post Office building. Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an Adult. Admission for Seaford Historical Society members is free. For more information, contact the Seaford Historical Society office at 628-9828 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Bingo at the Elks Lodge Bingo at the Seaford Elks Lodge is held every Wednesday night. Doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7. Cash prizes up to the maximum allowed by law.
Seaford Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled in May at Seaford Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open 1 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 1 to 7 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40 includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, May 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40 includes supplies and light lunch. Ongoing classes Mondays except May 26 (Memorial Day): 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/month, $80 members Wednesdays: 6 to 8 p.m. - Watercolor with Nancy Laprad, in her home ($60 public, $55 members) for four classes 6 to 9 p.m. - Classic Realism in Oil with John Shisler ($90 public, $80 members) for three classes Fridays: 9 to 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.
ALL ABOUT LAUREL
Sandwich Sale The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy will have a Sandwich Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. The sale will feature oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, baked goods and homemade ice cream. Yard sale space is available for $10 (call 443-235-5494). The church is located on Rt. 13 north in Laurel at Dorothy Road. For more information, call the church at 875-7824.
Bake and Plant Sale The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 19 will hold a Bake and Plant Sale at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, on the porch of Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel. This is a wonderful opportunity to get something special for Mothers Day. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary. For more information, call Chris Shirey at 715-5221 or email Sussexvetday@gmail.com.
Scrapbook, craft event Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is hosting a two day scrapbook and craft event at St. Phillips Episcopal Church in Laurel from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, May 9 and from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are included. There will be demos, door prizes, 50/50 and yard sale tables available to sell your extras. Cost is $35 per person. Come out and enjoy a weekend of crafting and fellowship. For more information, contact Leeann Wells at 228-5800.
Annual ALS Walk The Laurel Intermediate Middle School Chapter of the National Elementary/Junior Honor Society will host its 6th Annual ALS Lou Gehrigs Disease Walk on Saturday, May 17. This is an hour long walk that can be done any time between 9 and 11 a.m. The walk will be held in front of the Laurel Intermediate Middle School. There is a $25 registration fee for teams or $10 for individual walkers. Come walk in honor or memory of someone affected by ALS. Give us the name of that person ahead of time so we can make signs. All proceeds go to the Delaware Chapter of the ALS Association for the Rehoboth Walk. For more information and to register your team, contact Amy Handy or Kim Ralph at Laurel Intermediate Middle School at 875-6110.
Tours of Laurel 1921 School Building The Laurel Alumni Association will join with the Laurel School District to host Open House Tours of The 1921 Building at the Laurel Intermediate Middle School on Saturday, May 17 at 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The tours will be led by retired Laurel School teacher Dorothy Hickman and Laurel Schools Superintendent John Ewald. These tours are coordinated with the St. Philips Strawberry Festival and the LAA Banquet. No registration is required and there is no cost. Laurel Alumni and guests as well as the public are invited. Tours will begin at the northern end front entrance.
Saving Our American Heritage Women For Democracy in America, a grassroots lobbyist group, will hold a seminar about Saving Our American Heritage from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at Bayview Baptist Church, 534 E. 4th St., Laurel. Gerry Johnston, CEO and president of Women For Democracy in America, will speak. Subjects include the relationship of the Bible and the U.S. Constitution, how to effectively e-mail and write letters to elected officials and implementing five daily things that an individual person can do to restore common sense government to our nation and state. The seminar is free to the public and men are also welcome. If interested, call Larry Calhoun at 381-8374 to register. Material for the course and a light lunch will be provided to all who register.
Chicken and Pork BBQ The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a Chicken and Pork BBQ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, at ONeals Antiques on Rt. 13, Laurel. Cost is $7 for a chicken bbq dinner and $10 for pork rib bbq dinner. Proceeds benefit local charities.
Dunbar Dash 5K/Wellness Walk Dunbar Elementary School will hold the Dunbar Dash 5K/Wellness Walk at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, May 30, to help benefit Dunbar Elementary Schools Wellness Program. Enjoy a fun run/walk through Laurel. Sign up at seashorestriders.com or pick up a registration form at Dunbar Elementary School. For more information, call Donna Sava at 875-6140.
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.
Laurel Library Adult programs and services Computer How-to - One-on-One help with many skills involving the computer. Examples include: job search, resume, how to use mouse, setting up an email account and navigating the Internet. More info: call 875-3184 to speak with Dana. Drop-in Chess - BYOB (bring your own board) to Laurel Public Library on Saturdays for a challenging game of chess. Meet people who share your interest in the game. Drop-in 10 a.m., stay as long as you want until 2 p.m. More info: email email@example.com or call 875-3184. Friends of Laurel Public Library - You are welcome to attend the regular meeting of the Friends of Laurel Public Library, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13. Find out about our fundraising events to support youth programming at the library. Happy Knitters - Bring in a project to work on (knit, crochet, needlepoint, etc.) and join the happy group at Laurel Public Library at 10:30 every Thursday morning. Learn to Knit Workshop - Monthly knitting workshop, 6 p.m., last Thursday each month. Beginners to intermediates. Come to the 2nd floor, bring yarn and size 7 needles well get you started or keep you going. More info: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 875-3184. Pageturner Book Club - The Pageturner Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Join us May 8, as we discuss The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. More info: email email@example.com or call 875-3184. Recent Reads - Drop in and sample the weekly Book Club at Laurel Public Library, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Bring whatever youre reading, e-books or audiobooks too, anything goes. All welcome. Light refreshments and conversation. Call Wenona for details at 875-3184. Tech Talk Jack the Tech Guy gives expert answers to your tech questions - simple to stumpers. Every Monday to Thursday evening: 5 to 7, and Tuesday, Wednesday: lunchtime, noon to 2 p.m. More info, call the library at 875-3184. Youth programs For all youth program information, call Ms. Tameca at 875-3184 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Girls Get IT (Information Technology) - Girls Only tech club for Teens and Tweens. Meet at the Digital Media Lab, 3 to 4:30 p.m., May 22. Note: Preschool Storytime does not meet in May, but will begin again in June, every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Memorial Day Service Christ United Methodist Church in Laurel will present a special Memorial Day service filled with music at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 25. American Legion Post 19 from Laurel will join in the tribute. Everyone is welcome as we pay tribute to God and our country.
ALL ABOUT BETHEL
Museum welcomes pottery exhibit The Bethel Historical Society welcomes a visiting exhibit of quality handmade pottery from the Eldreth Pottery Company in Lancaster County, Pa., to the Bethel Museum. This company has produced beautiful salt-glazed stoneware and redware pottery for more than 25 years. The majority of their pottery is produced using traditional Pennsylvania German production methods. This exhibit features a wide selection of traditional and contemporary pottery including personalized pottery, birdhouses, dinnerware, vases, bowls, jugs, cast items and one of kind pieces. The Eldreth Pottery Company has designed exquisite works of art, several of which are now a part of the permanent White House collection. Several items will be available for sale. The exhibit will be open May 11 and 25, and June 8 and 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. Permanent exhibits about ship building in historic Bethel will also be open.
Eat at Laurel Pizzeria Help the Bethel Historical Society on the second Wednesday of every month by eating at the Laurel Pizzeria between 5 and 9 p.m. Ten percent of your check will be donated to the Bethel Historical Society. Eat in or carry out. You must bring in a special coupon to receive the ten percent off. For more information, call 877-0660.
ALL ABOUT DELMAR
Annual Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Delmar will hold their annual Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, in Camelot Hall on State Street in Delmar. Music will be provided by the bell choirs of St. Francis Roman Catholic and St. Stephens United Methodist churches. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from any Kiwanis member or at the door.
Southern Gospel Singing Delmar First Baptist Church in Delmar, Md., will have a gospel concert at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, with Eric and Laura Ollis. Laura and Eric bring you Southern Gospel family evangelism at its finest. They, along with other family members, offer a unique blend of songs that will minister to your heart and encourage your spirit. Please come and be blessed! There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. For more information, call Russell Smart at 846-2253.
Fundraisers for mission trip St. Stephens United Methodist Church announces fundraisers for the United Methodist Youth Fund mission trip this summer. 1. Come to St. Stephens UMC Camelot Hall in Delmar at 12:30 on Sunday, May 18, for oven fried chicken and ham, peas and dumplings, homemade desserts and a silent and Chinese auction. Tickets are $12 each. For more information, call 846-9501 or email email@example.com. 2. Eat at Delmar Pizza from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 29 and a percentage of sales will be donated to St. Stephens. Tell the person taking your order that you are with St. Stephens. Class of 66 Breakfast Reunion Delmar High School Class of 66 will hold a Breakfast Reunion at the Delmar Diner at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 7. For more information, call 846-9805.
Annual Golf Tournament St. Stephens UMC will hold its 7th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, June 13, at Green Hill Golf & Country Club in Quantico, Md. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. For more information, call 846-9501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Corn Hole Tournament Fundraiser The 1st Annual Delmar Football Corn Hole Tournament Fundraiser will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Mason Dixon Sports Complex across the street from Delmar Elementary School. Cost is $40 per team. First 100 teams to register. Register at www.delmarfootballcornhole.myevent.com. All proceeds go directly to the Delmar Football Team.
ALL ABOUT GREENWOOD
Rotary plans Pig Pickin Hoedown The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary (Hub Club) will host a Pig Pickin Hoedown at the Harrington Parks & Recreation Center (the former Armory), Liberty Street, Harrington, on Saturday, May 10, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. The menu will feature roast pork with all the fixings plus BBQ chicken, desserts and beverages. There will be music and dancing, a corn hole contest, silent and live auctions and more. Tickets, which are $20, are available from any Rotary member or by calling Mary at 270-6589. Proceeds benefit the Hub Clubs community service projects.
Library moving to new location The Greenwood Public Library will close its current location on Sussex Highway in order to move to its new facility on Mill Street in Greenwood. The last day of operations in the current location is Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The move to the new library is estimated to take about 6 weeks, and a grand opening is anticipated in late June. During the closure, the outside book drop will be available for patrons to return their items. It will remain at the old location for a short length of time until it is moved to its new home on Mill Street. Patrons may also return items to any other library in the area. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.
Chicken BBQ open through Oct. 5 The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 5.
VFW plans Holiday Event Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 will hold a Holiday Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 17.
Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary as a major fundraiser for their many projects on behalf of veterans, there will be a Chinese Auction featuring gift items, homemade baked goods, a tasting table of food items (3 samples for $1), and a 50/50 raffle for cancer aid and research. All auction items must be picked up that day.The VFW Post 7478 will sell beverages and sandwiches and have a Buddy Poppy Canister in honor of May being Buddy Poppy Month. May 17 is also Armed Forces Day and the Ladies Auxiliary will have a special display honoring the branches of the United States Military. The public is welcome. For more information, contact Auxiliary Secretary Michaele Russell at 349-4220.
Join the Greenwood 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.
ALL ABOUT BRIDGEVILLE
Spanish Club fundraiser The Woodbridge Spanish Club will hold a Thirty-One Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, May 10, at the Georgetown-Ellendale VFW, to help sponsor their trip to Costa Rica. Doors open at noon and games start at 1 p.m. Prize packages include Thirty-One bags filled with items. A special Mom & Me package will be available. Tickets are on sale now $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Call Cathy at 519-4819 or Nicki at 841-5791.
Race for PASE 5K The Race for PASE 5K to raise money for Special Olympics and field trips will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the Woodbridge Athletic Complex in Greenwood. Entry fee is $15 and children ages 10 and under are free. The first 100 people to register will receive a free race t-shirt. Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female winners in 10 year age groups. Refreshments will be provided after the race. Registration forms are available at the office at Woodbridge High School and can also be emailed. Forms must be returned to the office or emailed to email@example.com. Checks should be made payable to Woodbridge High School.
Memorial Day Celebration The Town of Bridgeville will host a Memorial Day Celebration at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 26, at the Veterans Memorial in the Bridgeville Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to join us for this special recognition of our veterans.
Open seat on Library Board The Bridgeville Library Board of Trustees seeks applicants for a five-year term on the board. The board will review applications and forward a recommendation to the resident judge of the Superior Court of Sussex County for appointment. Board members must be a resident of the Woodbridge School District, preferably within the Bridgeville post office service area. Library Board members oversee the library as representatives of the community. They determine policies governing the operation and programs of the library and develop and oversee the operating budget. They actively support library related legislation. The Board has monthly meetings, usually on the third Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m., that are open to the public. Applications are available at the Bridgeville Public Library. For more information, contact Karen Johnson at 337-7401, ext. 107. The deadline to apply is May 12.
Chicken Barbecue open until Oct. The Kiwanis Club of Bridgevilles Chicken Barbecue on Rt. 404, Seashore Highway, west of Bridgeville is now open. Serving the best smoky barbecue chicken since 1961, chicken will be available Saturdays and Sundays until October. Bridgeville Kiwanis supports youth programs of all types within the Woodbridge School District area. KIWANIS: Serving the Children of the World.
Bridgeville Library Visit our new website at www.bridgevillelibrary.com and like our Facebook page. All programming is free and open to everyone. Contact Karen Johnson, director, for more information at 337-7401, ext. 101. Lap Sit - Wednesdays, 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years. Story time - Tuesdays, 11 a.m. for ages 2 to 4 and Thursdays, 11 a.m. for ages 4 to 6. Family Nights - Third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. - May 20 - Under the Big Top Fun. Food For Thought Computer Skills, E-reader, and Genealogy Programs - Each month the library offers a variety of programs. Dates vary; check our Facebook page or website for details.
Teen Programming on Tuesdays- May 13 Introduction to Chess for Tween/Teens, part two (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.) Saturday, May 24 Tween/Teens Chess Tournament (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Meeting Room Rental Opportunities - The library meeting room has a 200 person capacity; it includes a projector, screen, and microphones. Organizations wishing to rent the meeting room should call the library for availability. The meeting room cannot be used for personal events such as birthday parties, baby showers, etc. Fees are: Full Day (more than 4 hours) - for-profit: $150; non-profit: $50; Half Day (less than 4 hours) - for-profit: $75; non-profit: $50. Library closing - Memorial Day, May 26.
ALL ABOUT GEORGETOWN
Ladies Auxiliary hosts tournament The Ladies Auxiliary of the Georgetown Fire Company will host a golf tournament on Friday, May 9, at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. A continental breakfast will be served from 8 to 8:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. A hot lunch will be served after the tournament. There are prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, closest to the pin and longest drive. Mulligans will be available for purchase and there will be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Participants will receive a goody bag. This fundraiser will benefit the recent remodeling of the interior of the 48-year-old Georgetown Fire Hall. Hole sponsorships are available. For a participation form and more information, visit wwww.georgetown77.com or call 856-3255.
Possum Point Players shows The 41st season of Possum Point Players is full of mystery, music, mayhem, maternity and merriment! 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. 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.
ALL ABOUT GALESTOWN
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.
ALL ABOUT FEDERALSBURG
Art Show and Sale The Federalsburg Historical Society will sponsor its annual Art Show and Sale featuring local artists from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum. Refreshments including wine, cheese, meatballs and other appetizers will be served. Artists interested in participating should call Jim Truitt at 410-754-8974. Admission to the show is $10 at the door. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the number above or from society members. Annual Youth Art Exhibit Dont miss the 2014 Annual Youth Art Exhibit at the Caroline County Public Librarys Central Library in Denton, Md. The exhibit features artwork from Caroline County students in grades K-12. All entries are on display in the Central Library, and in the second floor meeting room, through May 23, and are open for public viewing. Call the library at 410-479-1343, ext 1., to be sure that the meeting room will be available during the time of your visit.
Lego program for kids Come check out all the fun at the Caroline County Public Librarys popular Lego program for kids in grades K-8. These free-build programs allow kids to stretch their imaginations and build problem-solving skills. Its also a great opportunity to meet and work with others who share the love of Legos. The program will be offered at 6 p.m. in Federalsburg on Tuesday, May 27. This program is free; no registration is required. For more information, visit www.carolib.org or call 410-479-1343.
ALL ABOUT TRIPS
Trip to see Moses The Laurel Senior Center is offering a trip to Sight & Sound to see Moses on Thursday, May 22. Cost is $102 and includes transportation, show and a meal at Shady Maple. For more information, contact the Laurel Senior Center at 875-2536.
AARP #1376 offers trips Salisbury AARP #1376 is offering the following trip: May 19-24 - 2014 Golden Isles of Georgia, Charleston, S.C. and Savannah with meal at Paula Deens and show at the Savannah Theater. Contact J. Shockley at 410-749-6093.
Thrills in Louisville June 16-21 - 6 days-5 nights, $725 per person (double occupancy), $75 signup (single slightly higher). Backstretch Breakfast Tour, Churchill Downs, Derby Dinner Playhouse & Belle of Louisville Riverboat Dinner Cruise. Tribute to the Legends Show at Renfro Valley, Kentucky Derby Museum, Shaker Village, Louisville Slugger Museum, Glassblowing at Glassworks, Heavens Hill Distillery, Historical Arms Museum. For more information, call Lucille Richardson at 410-754-8588 or Vicki Galloway at 410-754-9997.
Delmar Alumni offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trip for alumni, family and friends. Sunday, July 13 - $107 - Mickey Gilley and Gene Watson from Branson, Mo. a musical fusion of country, rock, blues and R&B. Make checks payable to The Delmar Alumni Association, c/o Dot Wolfgang, 36360 Bi State Blvd., Delmar, DE 19940.
AARP offers trip AARP 915 is offering a trip to Rhode Island, Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, Boston and the Seaside Villages of Bostons North Shore on Sept. 3-10. Sign up fee is $75 and the balance is due in July. Limited seats are available. For more information, contact Diana at 410-754-8189.
Trip to South Carolina, Georgia The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will host a 6 day-5 night motor coach trip to Charleston, S.C. and Savannah, Ga., from Oct. 13-18. Cost is $579 per person (double occupancy). Package includes 5 nights lodging including overnights, 5 breakfasts, southern-style buffet lunch at Paula Deens Lady & Sons Restaurant, 2 full course dinners, guided tours of Savannah and Charleston, Patriots Point Tour including the USS Yorktown and Congressional Medal of Honor Museum, Boone Hall Plantation Home & Gardens, River Street District, Charleston City Market, souvenir gift, luggage handling, all taxes and meal gratuities and motor coach transportation. A $50 deposit is due upon sign up to confirm your reservation. The trip is open to the public. For more information or to register, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
THINGS TO DO ELSEWHERE
Pig Pickin fundraiser There will be a Pig Pickin at the Harrington Parks & Recreation Center on Liberty Street, Harrington, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. Enjoy roast pork with all the fixings, BBQ chicken, desserts and beverage plus music and dancing, silent and live auctions and more. Tickets are $20 per person; call 302-270-6589. Proceeds benefit the Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary Clubs community service projects.
Barefoot Gardeners Garden Club Fenwick Islands Barefoot Gardeners Garden Club will have a plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at the corner of Coastal Highway and James Street in Fenwick Island. There will be flowers, vegetables, vines, grasses and prepared containers for sale. For more information, call 436-2223.
Safe Boating Classes U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 will offer Safe Boating Classes on May 10 and Aug. 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Harrington Moose Lodge #534. Classes will be offered on Sept. 20 and Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at American Legion Post #7 in Harrington. Participants must bring their own food and drinks. Cost is $15 per person and includes books. To sign up, contact Dave Nagle at 302-258-7830.
Parkinsons Disease Update The University of Delaware will present a Parkinsons Disease Update at the Long Neck CHEER Center at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14. Associate Professor Ingrid Pretzer Aboff will discuss information about a clinical trial she has developed. PD Shoe will discuss step synchronized vibrators to improve the walking of patients with Parkinsons Disease.
Miniature Golf Tournament The First State Community Action Agency will hold its 1st Annual Miniature Golf Tournament at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, at Jungle Jims in Rehoboth Beach. Registration is $200 for a team of four which includes lunch. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information or to register, contact Kaneisha Trott at 856-7761, ext. 138 or visit www.firststatecaa.org.
Heritage Day Come and celebrate Heritage Day with the Nanticoke Indian Association at the groups museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Museum admission is free that day. Succotash, hot dogs, hamburgers and soda will be available for sale. There will be dancing and storytelling. The public is welcome. For more information, contact us at 945-3400 or 945-7022.
Class of 1964 Reunion The Class of 1964 of the former William C. Jason Comprehensive High School in Georgetown will celebrate its 50th anniversary reunion with a buffet dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, at Abbotts On Broad Creek in Laurel (formerly the Georgia House Restaurant). If you have not been contacted and have not received a flyer, call Elva D. Allen at 934-6444 and provide your contact information. Cost to attend the celebration is $40 which includes the buffet dinner.
Tour UD Marine Science campus Free tours of UD Marine Science campus in Lewes will begin Friday, June 6 and end Friday, Sept. 5. Tours, which begin at 10 a.m., will be held every Friday in June and every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in July and August. The campus studies life from the coastal marshes to deep ocean floors via satellites, ships and underwater vehicles. Ages 10 and up may participate. Register the day before your tour or on Friday for a Monday tour. Call 302-645-4234.
League hosts Art in the Park Millsboro Art League (MAL) will hold its first Outdoor Art Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, in Cupola Park, a waterfront park at the eastern entrance to Millsboro Town Center. Anticipating as many as 30 artists, MAL will also host childrens art activities and a membership tent with information on programs and members art work for sale. Food and fresh produce will be available to round out this family event. Artists interested in participating can bring their own 10 X 10-foot tents, or rent a tent from MAL for $10. Registration fees are $20 for MAL members and $50 (includes annual membership) for non-members. Space and rental tents are limited and registration deadline is May 17, for this non-juried show. MAL invites artists to visit www.millsborartleague.com for more details, an application and online registration, as well as mail-in directions.
Heroes Haven Crab Feast A crab feast will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Sharptown Firemens Memorial Building to benefit Heroes Haven, a local program that brings wounded heroes from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and other locations to the Eastern Shore for hunting and hospitality. Tickets, which are $30, include all-you-can-eat steamed crabs, roast pig, burgers, hot dogs, corn, draft beer, sodas and water. There will be silent and live auctions, raffles, 50/50 and a DJ. For tickets or information, call Ray at 410-215-9354 or Hank at 443-359-3400.
MAC Inc. hosts events MAC Inc., Area Agency on Aging, will host its annual summer Fun Day at Jolly Roger in Ocean City, Md. on Saturday, July 26. Tickets are $25/per person. Admission includes Splash Mountain Water Park, miniature golf, water basketball and more. For more information, call 410-742-0505, ext. 113 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a rain or shine event. MAC will host its second cruise fundraiser to benefit Meals on Wheels on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. This years cruise will depart from Suicide Bridge in Hurlock, Md. Tickets are $75 per person or two for $125 and include dinner and cruise. For tickets or more information, call 410-742-0505, ext. 112, or e-mail email@example.com
ALL ABOUT MEETINGS
Genealogical Society meeting The Sussex County Genealogical Society will hold their monthly meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. After a brief business meeting and election of the board of directors, attendees will have the opportunity to share items of genealogical significance including family photos, Bibles, etc. A party will follow. For more information, contact Sheryl Schulte at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Widowed Persons meeting The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. Guest speaker will be Jamie McGee who will talk about Alzheimers. 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.
Coast Guard Auxiliary The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first Thursday of the month at the station at the Nanticoke Marina and Yacht Club in Blades. For details, call Art Wollschlager at 628-8259 or email email@example.com.
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 Club meets monthly The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Johns Hall, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp collecting is invited to join. There is a stamp auction every meeting.
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.
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.
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.
Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.
Ad Hoc Touring Company meeting Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players, meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall in Georgetown. For more information about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Sea Purls Knitting Guild Assoc. 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. Lunch is available and new members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.
Senator Brian Pettyjohn Sen. Brian Pettyjohn (R-Georgetown) will host a monthly Coffee with Constituents meeting. He 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. Call 302-744-4256 for location.