Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 05, 2014
 
ALL ABOUT SEAFORD

Family Fun Night  Join us for Family Fun Night June 6, 7 to 9 p.m., Summer Fun, 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. For more information, call Amanda at 262-9459.

Kayak/canoe/rowing outings The Nanticoke River Sail and Power Squadron is sponsoring kayak/canoe/rowing outings on the Nanticoke River, Broad Creek and local ponds. These will be relaxed outings of no more than an hour or two, not races. Paddlers may use their own small boat or rent a kayak from Ace Hardware in Seaford. The first outing is Sunday, June 8 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The group will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the foot of Wilkinson Drive in Meadow Acres on the Nanticoke upstream of Route 13. Parking is available. The group will paddle upstream to the Old Furnace Road bridge and then back downstream to a rest stop in Snug Harbor where refreshments will be provided. The group will then proceed downstream as far as is consistent with returning to the launch area by 7 p.m. To join the outing, contact Tom McGean at tjmpe@comcast.net with your name and email and a map will be provided with directions to the launch area. Bring a life preserver and whistle or horn which are required by Delaware law.

Flower show, sale at Seaford Library The Spade & Trowel Garden Club will present a standard flower show, At the Library, on Tuesday, June 10, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at the Seaford Library. The show is dedicated to the memory of Carolyn Massey, a long-time devoted and respected club member.  Horticulture and design classes are open to the public. Included are special exhibit categories for youth and photography. Horticulture entries will be received on Monday, June 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. Design entries will be received June 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. or Tuesday, June 10, from 9 to 10 a.m. Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. A plant and garden item sale will be held on the librarys garden patio.  For more information, call 410-336-5236 or 302-628-1385 or download the complete schedule at www.seafordspadeandtrowelgardenclub.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.

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.

Seaford Block Watch Meeting Seaford Block Watch will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 16, at City Hall (use the ramp entrance). The program is at 7 p.m. and will feature the Seaford Police Department who will give tips for the older driver. The program is open to anyone who would like driving tips. Bring your concerns in your neighborhood so solutions can be discussed. For more information, call 629-5643.

Yard Sale at Hebron Lodge On Saturday, June 21, there will be an inside/outside yard sale at Hebron Lodge #14 of The Independent Order of Odd Fellows. This lodge is located on the back section of the property of the Odd Fellows Cemetery located across from Seaford Middle School. The yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to noon. Breakfast sandwiches, pastries and drinks will be available for sale. Rental space is available inside or outside for $5 if you bring your own table. A limited number of 8 foot and 10 foot tables can be rented for $10. All spaces and tables are on a first come, first served basis. If you select an inside location, you may set up on Friday evening. To participate, contact Henry Tifft at 858-7588.

Emings Barbecue Chicken Dinner Bethel Community House located at 2381 Neals School Rd., Seaford, will hold a Barbecue Chicken Dinner featuring Emings Barbecue from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. Each dinner features half a piece of BBQ chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, applesauce, drink and dessert. Eat in or carry out.  Donation of $10, ticket only. Call 302-337-9316 or 410-754-8681 for tickets or more information. Senior Center Quarter Auction Nanticoke Senior Center will hold its third Quarter Auction on Thursday, June 26. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7. Bring rolls of quarters to bid on great prizes from various vendors. There will also be a special drawing, door prizes, a 50/50 and a silent auction. Tickets are available at the door for $5 per person.  With your ticket, you get one paddle for the auction; additional paddles will be available that evening for $3 each. Call 629-4939 for more information or to reserve a table.

Seaford Gallery 107 classes The following classes are scheduled for June at Seaford Gallery 107. For details, visit 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, June 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Basic Cartooning Workshop with Lisa Cole, author and illustrator of Searching for Chessie of the Chesapeake Bay. Ages 12 and up. $40 fee. Learn cartooning styles and techniques. Expect to complete one or two cartoon characters. Bring a sketchbook and a bag snack or lunch. Registration and payment required in advance at the Gallery. Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Monday, June 30, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (includes classes on July 3 and 7) - Childrens Pottery Class with Ed DeLuca, ages 7 to 12. The potters of the Clay Guild and Gallery 107 will teach techniques in hand building and sculpturing with clay. The child will be able to complete one to two projects to take home. Child must be accompanied by an adult who may participate. Course fee of $60 with sign up at the Gallery.

Ongoing Classes Mondays (except May 26): 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/mo., $80 members.  Wednesdays: 6 to 9 p.m. - Classic Realism in Oil with John Shisler, $90 public, $80 members - three classes. Fridays: 9 to 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

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.

ALL ABOUT LAUREL

Yard Sale Compassionate Shepherd Ministries Church in Laurel will hold a Yard Sale at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 7. There will be many different kinds of items plus fun, fellowship, finds and music. A bake sale table will also be offered. All proceeds benefit the churchs local mission projects.

Sandwich Sale Delmar Church of God of Prophecy in Laurel will hold a Sandwich Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. There will be oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, baked goods, homemade ice cream and more. Yard sale spaces are available for $10. Call 443-235-5494 to reserve a space. For more information, call the church at 875-7824.

Fishn for Sight The Laurel Lions Fishn for Sight Tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 7, at Johnny Janosik Park. Win trophies and prizes. More information is available in a brochure that can be picked up at Laurel Pizzeria and A&K Tackle. Each completed entry form will receive a free large pizza from Laurel Pizzeria.

Balling For God tournament   The Youth Outreach Team of New Zion United Methodist Church is hosting its 10th Annual Balling for God Basketball Tournament and Block Party from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, on Webb Avenue in Laurel.  There are four players per team; age brackets are 6-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18. All players will need a signed permission slip to play. Trophies and medals will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams. To enter a team, contact Sherita Belle at 253-8582.  There will also be a three point and foul shooting contest.  Come out and enjoy a day of food, games, music and fun. For more information, contact Amy Handy at 875-4263.

Yard Sale Laurel Wesleyan Church will hold a Yard Sale from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 21, rain or shine. Proceeds will help send youth to camp this summer. The church is located at 30186 Seaford Rd. on Alt. 13, a half mile north of Laurel. For more information, call 875-5380

All-you-can-eat Fish Fry Centenary UMC located at 200 W. Market St., Laurel, will host an all-you-can-eat Fish Fry from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and children under 6 are free. Carry-outs are available.

Pork & Pit Beef Sandwich Sale Odd Fellows of Laurel  Sussex Encampment #4 will be selling BBQ pork & pit beef sandwiches from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Flea Market in Laurel. Cost is $8.50 which includes sandwich, chips, pickle, brownie and beverage. Call 875-1154 for more information.

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.

LFD Auxiliary Yard Sale The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a Yard Sale & Antique Sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the LFD located at 205 W. 10th St., Laurel. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. Space is limited so reserve early. One table is $10 and each additional table is $5. Payment must be received by June 10. Vendor set up is on Friday, June 20 from 7 to 9 a.m. and/or Saturday, June 21 from 6 to 7 a.m. All items must be removed by 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. For reservations and more information, contact Denise Steele at 228-4480 or denisedes1972@gmail.com or Cindy Stevenson at cindystevenson10@comcast.net.

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 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 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 ststephensumc@verizon.net.

Chicken BBQ Dinner St Stephens United Methodist Church in Delmar will hold a Chicken BBQ Dinner to benefit Relay for Life from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, in Camelot Hall at the church. Dinner includes 1/2 chicken, beans, slaw, roll and dessert. Eat in or carry out. Cost is $8. For more information, call 846-9501. 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 14. For more information, call 846-9805.

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

VFW plans Rosie the Riveter tribute Since summer is a season of patriotic holidays, the Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 is hosting a tribute to Rosie the Riveter on Saturday, June 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. Rosie the Riveter is the iconic female worker in the WWII plants and factories of the WWII war effort. Dr. Darlene Spitzer-Antezana, chairman of the Department of History at Prince Georges Community College (Maryland) will give an overview of Rosies significance in American history. The Sweet Adelines, a female barbershop quartet, will sing patriotic songs and a few WWII era songs.  There will be refreshments and a freewill offering for the musical group. For people who come dressed as Rosie the Riveter, there will be a Look-alike contest with a $50 prize for the winner.  The public is welcome. For more information, contact Dr. Michaele Russell at 349-4220. Library moving to new location The Greenwood Public Librarys current location on Sussex Highway is closed, in order to move to its new facility on Mill Street in Greenwood. 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.

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 BLADES

Safe Boating Class The Nanticoke River Sail and Power Squadron Safe Boating Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 14. Pre-registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, where you will receive your student manual. Both the class and pre-registration are held at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club at the Marina in Blades. This class is a Boat Delaware course taught by Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron instructors. All students must be at least 12-years-old to attend.

There must be a minimum of five students per class or the class may be cancelled or rescheduled. Cost is $20 per person or $30 for up to three in the same family. For more info, contact Ron Dejewski at 536-7226 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

ALL ABOUT BRIDGEVILLE

Church Mouse celebrates anniversary The Church Mouse Consignment Art Gallery, Missions of Union United Methodist Church, 210 Market St., Bridgeville, is celebrating their 2nd year anniversary from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. There will be Vanderwendes Ice Cream, a 50/50 drawing and a silent auction. For more information, call 604-1244.

Basket Bingo The Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will host a Basket Bingo on Wednesday, June 11, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with games starting at 7. The grand door prize is the Large Hamper. 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. 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 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. 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. 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.

ALL ABOUT FEDERALSBURG

Antique Show and Sale An Antique & Çollectibles Show and Sale will be held at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 14. Expect to find a wide variety of antiques and collectibles at this annual event sponsored by the Federalsburg Historical Society. Admission to the show is $2. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be for sale at lunchtime along with a bake sale. In addition, the gift shop will be open featuring the new Hobby Monument Christmas ornament. To participate in the show, contact Jack Sealman at 410-253-5375. Booth rental is $20 and includes three tables.

ALL ABOUT GEORGETOWN

Arts Rendezvous in Sussex County Meet arts colleagues from throughout Delaware at the Arts Rendezvous in Sussex County, a learning and networking event sponsored by the Delaware Arts Alliance, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 9, at Possum Point Players in Georgetown. Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride NJ, will give a presentation about arts advocacy efforts and results. Cost is $5 for DAA members and $10 for non-members. Reservations are recommended. Call or email Nivea Mercado at 425-5500, ext. 102 or nmercado@delawareartsalliance.org.

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.

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.

THINGS TO DO ELSEWHERE

Visit the Dickinson Plantation During the month of June, the John Dickinson Plantation, located at 340 Kitts Hummock Rd., Dover, will present special programs that explore different aspects of everyday life as it would have been lived during the 18th century when John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, was in residence at the property. The site is open for visitation and tours Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 302-739-3277 or visit www.dickinsonmansion.org.

Miss Delaware Golf Classic V The Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization will host the Miss Delaware Golf Classic V, a major fundraising event, on Monday, June 9, at The Rookery at Shawnee Golf Club, 6152 S. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford. The event will tee off at noon with the Miss Delaware 2014 contestants on hand to start the tournament. There are five ways you can participate: (1) as a player, (2) as a Miss Delaware Patron and Tournament Hole Sponsor, (3) for dinner and the auction after the tournament, (4) make a contribution to the auction, and/or (5) make a contribution for the golfer gift bags.  For more information, visit missde.org or contact Kenney Workman at 302-245-2755 or kenney.workman@merck.com. 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 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.

Auditions for fall musical Auditions for Second Street Players fall 2014 production of Sweeney Todd will be held on June 14-16. Auditions on June 14-15 will be held at the Riverfront Theatre and auditions on Monday, June 16 will be held at Reformation Lutheran Church in Milford. There will be closed audition sessions on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15. An open audition session will be held on Monday, June 16. For the closed auditions, actors and actresses interested in auditioning must email Curtis Howard at curtis_sweeneytodd@aol.com with times that they are available. Time slots will be in 10 minute increments, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 14 (lunch is from noon to 1 p.m.) and 1 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 15. Open auditions begin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 16. For more information, contact director Curtis Howard at curtis_sweeneytodd@aol.com.

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. 

Girls Night Out for Hospice Harry & David will hold a Girls Night Out fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, at Tanger Outlets Rehoboth to benefit Delaware Hospice. Guests will enjoy appetizers and desserts while saving 20% on purchases. The first 25 guests who stop in will receive a goody bag and a chance to win prizes which will be raffled. Donations and a percentage of proceeds will be directed to Delaware Hospice, Delawares only not-for-profit hospice, in support of their programs and services in the community. For more information about the Girls Night Out or Harry & David, call 302-226-1553.

Grange covered dish picnic Sussex Pomona covered dish picnic will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 22, at Stango Park in Lewes. Henlopen Grange #20 will host. Grange members are asked to bring wearable shoes for donation to the Sussex Pomona Community Service awardee. For more information, notify Barbara Wright, secretary, at 629-7251. 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 fct@macinc.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 rsvp@macinc.org.

Safe Boating Classes U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 will offer Safe Boating Classes on 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.

ALL ABOUT TRIPS

Parks and Rec trips Seaford Parks and Rec is offering the following trips: Nationals vs. Orioles @ Nationals Park - Monday, July 7, $85 Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament followed by shopping at Arundel Mills Mall and Bass Pro - Thursday, July 31, $65 Orioles vs. Yankees @ Camden Yards - Monday, Aug. 11, $73 For more information or to register, call 629-6809 or visit www.seafordde.com.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.

ALL ABOUT MEETINGS

Widowed Persons meeting The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. Planned entertainment is the Jones Family with gospel music. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come and join us - we all enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do. 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 rogerault@comcast.net.

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.

Knitting group to meet The Sea Purls Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown on the corner of Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road. The next meeting is Wednesday, June 4. Lunch is available and new members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

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 auxmarchingband@gmail.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.

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.