Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 26, 2014
 
ALL ABOUT SEAFORD:

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.

Manor House Car Show The Manor House Car Show will be held on Friday, June 27. Registration is from 12:30 to 1 p.m. and the event is from 1 to 4. Display your vintage or classic car on the Manor House front lot. Prizes will be awarded. Enjoy music by DJ Sky Brady, Vanderwende's Ice Cream, popcorn, soft drinks and a thrift shop sale in the Towne Center. For more information, contact Debbie Reeves or Jonathan Souder at 629-4593.

Parks and Rec events The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation is offering the following events. Movie Night - The Lego Movie will be shown on Friday, June 27 at 8:30 p.m. at Ross Mansion in Seaford. Trips - The Washington Nationals game that was scheduled for July 7 has been changed to Sept. 6. They play the Philadelphia Phillies. The cost is $85 per person. There will be a Medieval times trip on July 31. The cost is $65. The Baltimore Orioles home game against the New York Yankees is Aug. 11. The cost is $73 per person.

Riverfest Boat Parade The 2014 Nanticoke Riverfest Boat Parade will be held on Friday, July 11. Participants will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club and the parade starts at 8:30. Come and watch along the banks of the Nanticoke River. To register your boat for the parade, contact Vikki Prettyman at 629-7366.

Victorian Camps offered The Seaford Historical Society is sponsoring two Victorian Camps for children ages 9 to 12 at the Ross Plantation in Seaford. The camps are available through the Del Tech Summer Camp programs. Victorian Camp I - Experience the Life of a Ross Child - July 14-18, 9 a.m. to noon - Step back in time with us to a time of petticoats and tea parties! Participants will play games, make crafts, explore their family tree, and prepare for giving a tour of the mansion for the families. A tea party will be held on Friday. Period clothes will be provided to wear each day to experience life in the 1850s. Cost is $89. Victorian Camp II - Daily Life in the 1850s - July 28 - Aug. 1, 9 a.m. to noon- Experience daily life in the 1850s through games, crafts and a scavenger hunt. Participants will learn about the uses of the plants grown on the plantation and the outbuildings on the Ross Plantation to share with the families during a tour on Friday. The children will prepare food for a picnic on Friday. Period clothes will be provided to wear each day to enhance the experience. Cost is $89. Register online at www.dtcc.edu/owens/ccp or call 259-6329.

Fishing Tournament for SPCA Trinity Logistics will hold its first annual Catch & Release Fishing Tournament to benefit the Delaware SPCA on Saturday, July 19 from 8 a.m. to noon at Williams Pond in Seaford. The entry fee is $15. No boats are allowed and please bring your own bait. The SPCA will have adoptable animals on the premises. For more information, call or email Breanna Bly at 800-846-3400 ext. 3836 or Breanna.bly@trinitylogistics.com.

Gallery 107 classes for July The following classes are scheduled for July. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6 to 9, $40 includes supplies and light lunch Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10 to 14, $40 includes supplies and light lunch Monday, July 3 and 7, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Children's Pottery Class with Ed DeLuca, ages 7 to 12. The potters of the Clayguild and Gallery 107 will teach the 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 for the three classes to include June 30 with sign up at the Gallery. Ongoing classes Mondays - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/month, $80 members Fridays - 9 to 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5

Woodland Ferry Festival The 18th Woodland Ferry Festival will take place in the historic community of Woodland, west of Seaford, on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be free pedestrian rides on the ferry, the "Tina Fallon," throughout the festival. The ferry will be closed to vehicular traffic during this time. Live entertainment begins at 10 a.m. with the Good News Tour, a favorite local gospel group. From noon until 2 p.m. the headliners, the Jones Boys Band will perform. Charlie Paparella and the Olivet Church String Band return with their folksy humor and variety of songs. More surprise performers are being invited to join in the fun. There will be several food vendors offering a wide variety of food. Frank-N-Burger, Blazen Grille and the Seaford Oddfellows will return with Abbott's on Broad Creek joining them. Craft/business vendors, exhibitors and demonstrators such as For Woodness Sake will be on hand to show or sell their wares. The Woodland Ferry Association will sell ice cream and souvenirs and hold their traditional Silent Auction. The "Days Gone By" museum owned by Jack Knowles will be open and the customary breakfast is planned in the Fellowship Hall of the Woodland United Methodist Church from 7 to 10 a.m. For more information, to vend, donate Silent Auction items or sponsor the event, contact Festival Coordinator Linda Allen at 629-5659 or linda5nature@comcast.net.

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:

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.

LHS Class of 1989 reunion Laurel High School, Class of 1989 is celebrating their 25th reunion which will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 12. For details, contact Angie Calio at 381-6525 or Michelle Hastings Ross at 222-5154.

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 ABOUT BETHEL:

Clean up at Bethel Museum The Bethel Heritage Museum will hold a clean up session at the museum grounds this Saturday, June 28 from 9 to 10 a.m. The goal is to get some weeding and mulching done (day lilies are coming in bloom). Additionally, the museum is going to try and get the new seats installed on the merry-go-round. The Eldreth Pottery exhibit has drawn to a close, and the museum thanks everyone that stopped by to enjoy the exhibit. The next exhibit features the tailoring of local seamstress, Sandy Williams and will open on Sunday, July 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. Williams creates original clothing for the American Girl Doll (18" dolls) and is frequently seen at local festivals and shows. As part of the exhibit which runs through Sept. 28, the museum would like to stage dolls wearing her creations in various settings. The museum would like to borrow 18" doll sized furniture to create display settings. If you have any doll furniture the museum can borrow, send an email with a description of the item to bethellife@hotmail.com.

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 GREENWOOD:

One-Man Magic Show Join magician Mark Zacharia as he returns to the Greenwood community with his unique one-man magic show, "Making 60 Minutes Seem like an Hour," on Friday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. You'll laugh; you'll cry; it will change your life. Come prepared to be amazed and amused. This free program, which is sponsored by the Greenwood Public Library, is recommended for ages 16 and older. Registration is not required. The event will be held in the multi-purpose room at the new Greenwood Library at 100 Mill St., Greenwood.

Community Yard Sale Join in the community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, in the parking lot at Greenwood United Methodist Church. Table space is free. You can bring your own table or rent one for $5 on a first come, first served basis. Sellers are invited to make a donation to the church's Mission Fund which is used to support the Baby Pantry, provide assistance to community members in need and support the Backpack Ministry during the school year. For more information, call Terri at 943-4658 or Nancy at 236-6711.

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 BRIDGEVILLE:

Potluck Dinner and Election The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will hold its annual Potluck Dinner and Election of new officers for the 2015 term at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, in the meeting room of the library. Let us know what you will be bringing to share - salad or side, entrée or dessert. Contact Ruth Skala at 858-1534 or email riskala@comcast.net.

Chicken Barbecue open until Oct. The Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville's 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:

Mulch for sale Federalsburg Boy Scout Troop 137 has 22 bags of red mulch left for sale. Reduced price is $3 per bag and delivery is free. Contact federalsburgbsatroop137@gmail.com.

ALL ABOUT GEORGETOWN:

Group plans peaceful march The public is invited to join a peaceful march on Wednesday, July 2, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. . The march will begin at 6 p.m. in the parking lot at St. Michael's Church, 202 Edward St., Georgetown and continue to the Big Tent in the park on the grounds of Georgetown Presbyterian Church. Children will lead the march so parents are encouraged to bring children of all ages. After the short march along sidewalks, attendees will gather to hear excerpts from the inspirational speeches of civil rights and political leaders of the 1960s and join in the songs of freedom and justice. Those who prefer not to march may meet in the Big Tent at 203 N. Bedford St. The event is being planned by a local grassroots group, Sussex Unity. Organizer Jane Hovington asks individuals to gather at St. Michael's at 5:45 p.m. where programs and song sheets will be distributed. Individuals may learn more about the event by visiting Facebook at www.facebook.com/sussexunity or Twitter at twitter.com/SussexUnity2014.

Art Crawl seeks artists The annual Historic Georgetown Art Crawl will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Georgetown. This is a rain or shine juried art event, and will feature artists and artisans, and area art leagues and art guilds. If you are interested in participating, the 2014 Georgetown Art Crawl application and year's Rules & Regulations are available online at www.georgetowncoc.com/event/community-events/historic-georgetown-art-crawl. The deadline for application is Aug. 1. Georgetown's inaugural Art Crawl was a great success last year, with over 40 participating artists, and many more can be accommodated and are expected this year. The event will be held in conjunction with the Annual Farmer & Foodie Festival on The Circle, which celebrates local farmers and their farm fresh foods. Proceeds from the Georgetown Art Crawl will benefit local arts programming and arts education. For more information, contact the Georgetown Chamber at 856-1544 or email info@georgetowncoc.com.

Possum Point Players shows The 2nd half of Possum Point Players' 41st season is full of music, mayhem, maternity and merriment!

Baby, a musical comedy, is Possum's 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. 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.

Chicken Roast 2014 Harbour Lights CHEER Center in Lewes will hold Chicken Roast 2014, a fundraiser for the senior center, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 26. The menu includes BBQ chicken, potato salad, cole slaw and a roll. Entertainment will be provided by The Bay Tones. Tickets are $8 each. Everyone is welcome. For tickets and more information, contact Lori Simmons, center director, at 302-645-9239 or lsimmons@cheerde.com.

Heroes Haven Crab Feast A crab feast will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Sharptown Firemen's 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.

Special fireworks presentation Cape Henlopen State Park and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry are both celebrating 50 years of service to Delaware's residents and guests. In honor of the milestone, a special fireworks presentation will be held on Sunday, June 29 at 9:15 p.m. from the Cape Henlopen State Park fishing pier. Fireworks spectators may park at the Main Beach parking lot at Cape Henlopen. The Fishing Pier will close at 6 a.m. on June 29 to allow for preparation. There will be limited parking available at the pier and the bait shop will be open. After the fireworks, visitors can avoid the heavy traffic exiting the park by reserving a campsite at Cape Henlopen's popular campground at a 25% discount. Families and individuals are encouraged to take advantage of Cape Henlopen's public programs, including a kayak eco-tour of the Delaware Breakwater on June 29 at 10 a.m. or kayak and paddleboard rentals to customize a paddling trip. Information about fireworks, camping and programs in the park is available at destateparks.com. Additional information is available at 302-645-6852.

Book discussion in Lewes AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Library Association Notable Books Discussion at the Lewes Public Library on the first Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. The book for July 3 is The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. For more information, call Laurel at 302-226-3373. All readers are welcome.

Book discussion in Selbyville AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Library Notable Books Discussion at the Selbyville Library on the second Tuesday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. The book for July 8 is Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King. For more information, call Ada May at 302-436-2981. All readers are welcome.

Learn to make your own basket Westside Historical Society in Wicomico County welcomes all who want to learn more about the great tradition of basket weaving. The second annual class, taught by expert basket-maker Susan Taylor, will be held on Wednesday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Layton's Chance Winery, near Vienna, Md. Cost of the class is $55 and includes instruction and all tools and materials to make a complete basket. Attendees are asked to bring their own lunch, but snacks will be provided. To attend and watch only, cost is $20. Register by email, mail or by going to the WHS website; minimum enrollment of six students, and registration with payment must be received by July 4. For more information, contact Sylvia Bradley at westsidehistorical@gmail.com or phone 410-726-8047.

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 and must be purchased in advance. Included is the water park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., miniature golf from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and amusement rides from 2 to 6 p.m. Two ride limit on the roller coaster; excluded are Speedworld and Zipline. Proceeds will provide scholarships for low income seniors to MAC's gym, health and wellness classes. For tickets call 410-742-0505, ext. 113. 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 year's 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.

Great Eastern Shore Tomato Festival The Dorchester County Historical Society is preparing for the 3rd Annual Tomato Festival which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 in Vienna along the Nanticoke River. This event features regional heritage demonstrators, canning industry memorabilia, vendors, activities, tomato games, entertainment, food, among other things. Last year's attendance topped 1,500 and this year is expected to be higher. If you represent a local nonprofit organization, practice a heritage craft, skill or tradition, sell quality merchandise including antiques and books, contact the Historical Society as soon as possible. New this year, a flea market and farmer's market will be located adjacent to parking. The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact Ann at 410-228-7953 (days), 443-786-8522 (evenings) or dchs@verizon.net.

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.

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, Martha's Vineyard, Boston and the Seaside Villages of Boston's 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 Deen's 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.

Myrtle Beach at Christmastime The Seaford WPS is offering a motor coach trip to Myrtle Beach, Dec. 1-4. Cost is $469 per person and includes three nights lodging in Myrtle Beach, three breakfasts, three dinners, holiday shows at the Carolina Opry, Alabama Theatre and Palace Theatre, admission to Brookgreen Gardens, drive through Shadrock Christmas Wonderland, Broadway at the Beach, all gratuities and luggage handling. For more information, call Fran at 629-4416.

ALL ABOUT MEETINGS:

Crown Collectors Club meeting The First State Keepsake Crown Collectors Club will hold their regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, at the Seaford Hallmark. Guests are always welcome.

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

Widowed Persons meeting The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. The speaker will be announced. 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, July 2. 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.

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.

Stamp Club meets monthly The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John's 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.

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.

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.

Genealogical Society meeting The Sussex County Genealogical Society holds their monthly meetings on the third Saturday of the month at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Sheryl Schulte at sherylaschulte@gmail.com.