Benefit for Bob Reed
Barbecue fund raiser for Bob Reed, Sussex County sheriff, Saturday, July 15, 4 to 8 p.m., River Road, Oak Orchard, Millsboro; $15 for adultsl $6 for children (4-12 years of age). Call Ron or Suzanne Sams at 945-2586 for more information.
Concert for Building Fund
Gospel concert to benefit the Nanticoke Senior Center building fund, Sunday, July 16, 2 to 4 p.m. Blades Fire Hall. Free-will offering and refreshments. Phone 629-9794 or 629-4236.
Basket to Benefit Little League
Nanticoke Little League has a Longaberger Knick Knack Basket for sale. The cost is $55 and contains baseball tacks as well as a blue/yellow stripe around the top of the basket. All proceeds benefit Nanticoke Little League. For more information, contact Heather Byrd at 629-5400 or 875-2947.
Defensive Driving Course
Laurel Senior Center AARP defensive driving course for beginners, July 12, 13. Cost $10. Call 875-2536 to sign up.
Osteo Arthritis Talk
"Don't Let Osteo Arthritis of the Knee Become a Pain." Dr. Choy will be at the Laurel Senior Center at 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, to talk about signs, symptoms, causes and up to date treatment information. Open to the public and free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.
Chicken barbecue, Saturday, July 8, 11 a.m., American Legion Log Cabin, Front Street, Seaford. Chicken with two sides,
Coast Guard Auxiliary
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.
Democrats Club Picnic
Monday, July 17, Western Sussex Democrats Club will hold their annual picnic at Dale Dukes recreation & pool building on Sycamore Road, Laurel. Covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. Chicken and homemade ice cream will be provided. Candidates, elected officials and all Democrats are invited.
Widowed Persons Meeting
Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, July 18, 12:15 p.m. at the Golden Corral, U.S. 13, Seaford. The guest speaker will be Jan Ting, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
Sussex Ladies Auxiliary
Sussex County Volunteer Firemen's Ladies Auxiliaries Association meeting Wednesday, July 19, at the Ellendale firehouse. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. with the business meeting to follow. Call Crystal J. Chaffinch at 629-6904 for more information.
New TOPS Group Forms
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit weight loss support group, meets Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, contact Jean Davis at 410-883-3407.
Seaford High Class of 1971
SHS Class of 1971 reunion on July 29 The Seaford Senior High School, Class of 1971, 35th reunion, Saturday, July 29, at the Elks Club in Seaford. Class members who have not yet received an invitation should contact Melissa Wills (629-8171) or Lynn Lester (745-0115).
Woodbridge Class of 1986
Woodbridge High School Class of 1986 20-year class reunion at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Suicide Bridge Restaurant in Hurlock, Md., on the air-conditioned "Choptank River Queen," a reproduction of an authentic 80-foot turn-of-the-century river boat. There will be a sit-down dinner with a menu of shrimp cocktail, crab cakes, and prime rib or stuffed chicken breast. Cocktails by cash bar. Cost will be $60 per person or $120 per couple. Dress is casual. Mail checks no later than July 15 to: Woodbridge High School Class of 1986, c/o Rhonda VanVorst, 1150 Hickman Road, Greenwood, DE, 19950. Call Russ Carlisle (302-228-9145); or Rhonda VanVorst (Green) (302-245-6546).
Lewes Antique Show
48th annual Lewes Antique Show and Sale sponsored by Bethel United Methodist Church, 4th and Market streets, Lewes, July 6, 7, and 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dealers will be selling dolls and jewelry, silver and glassware to furniture. There will be decorator and collector items as well as a curiosity shop. The hall is air conditioned and handicap accessible. Lunch will be available. Admission is $4 per person. Call 645-9426.
Suicide Bridge luncheon cruise, Tuesday, July 11, sponsored by the Laurel Senior Center. Call 875-2536 for more information.
Concert at Ross Mansion
Chesapeake Brass Band concert, free, Gov. Ross Mansion lawn, Saturday, July 8, 5:30 p.m., sponsored by city of Seaford and Seaford Historical Society. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. In case of rain, the concert will be at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club. There will also be tours of the mansion provided by the historical society until 4:30 p.m. (tours are free to members).
12th annual Nanticoke Riverfest in downtown Seaford, Friday, July 14, and Saturday, July 15. Entertainment, food, carnival, children's activities, float-in, mayor's challenge, car and motorcycle shows, vendors and more. Headliner concert on Friday night is the Funsters. Contact the city of Seaford at 629-9173.
Free Performance at Bear Trap
Sixth annual free Summer Theatre Festival Festival, July 13, 14, 15, 7:30 p.m., Ocean View, Village at Bear Trap Dunes (free admission). Einstein's Breakfast featuring film, theatre and radio star Maryellen Owens. Presented by Carl M Freeman Foundation.
Chamber's Speed Networking
Speed networking, Hampton Inn, U.S. 13, Seaford, Thursday, July 27, 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP to the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce at 629-9690 by July 21.
AFRAM Festival Upcoming
Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival, Friday, Aug. 11 (5 to 10 p.m.) and Saturday, Aug. 12 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.), Nutter Park, Seaford. Food, entertainment, cultural events, parade, vendors, pageant, car show, games, giveaways. Phone 628-1908 for more information.
Trip to Phillies Games
Christ U.M. Church in Laurel will sponsor a trip to the Phillies-Braves game on Saturday, July 22, at noon. The cost is $45 including the bus and ticket. For more information, phone 875-4233.
Senior Center Trip
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Three Little Bakers for "The Sound of Music," Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $60 for members and $65 for non-members. Call 629-4939.