Bulletin Board
Thursday, August 27, 2015
All About Seaford

Longaberger Basket Bingo

The Seaford Moose Lodge will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Sept. 3, to raise money for Alzheimer's. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7. Cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information, call 628-3000.

Corn Hole Tournament

Sons of the American Legion Squadron 19 will hold its Annual Corn Hole Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Post 19. Sign in at noon and games start at 1 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Two persons per team. Prizes depend on the number of teams. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, water, canned and draft beer will be available for sale.

Gallery 107 Art Classes

The following classes will be held in September at Gallery 107 in Seaford. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html.
The gallery will reopen on Thursday, Sept. 3. Hours are 1-5 p.m., Thursdays; 1-5 p.m. Fridays; and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturdays.
For information regarding possible classes for children in September,call Karen Owens at 628-8656.
Ongoing classes
Mondays, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Open studio time for artists of all media who wish to work in a group setting. The open studio will be available for individuals ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available but you can learn more in a group setting. Cost is $5.
Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

Movie Night in the Park

Seaford Parks & Recreation is closing out the 2015 Movie Night in the Park series with Planes: Fire and Rescue on Saturday evening, Sept. 12 at the Ross Mansion.
Dusty, the famous racing airplane, learns that his engine is damaged so he finds a new career as a firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park. When a massive wildfire threatens the park, Dusty, with the help of his fearless colleagues, learns what it takes to become a real hero.
The free show starts at sunset, but be sure to get there early because the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department will be there at 6 p.m. with a fire truck.

Annual Woodland Ferry Festival

The 20th Woodland Ferry Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Woodland, four miles southwest of Seaford. A country breakfast buffet will be held from 7-10 a.m. at Woodland United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The event will be held rain or shine.
Opening ceremonies take place at 9 a.m. at the Ferry slip. Entertainment kicks off between 9:30-10 a.m. with the Good News Tour, followed by the Geezers, the Jones Boys and Charlie and the Arthritics (featuring Charlie Smith of T.S. Smith and Sons).
Throughout the day attendees may enjoy free pedestrian rides on the Tina Fallon, good food (including Vanderwende's ice cream sold by the Woodland Ferry Association); craft/artisan vendors, exhibitors and demonstrations of colonial woodturning, chair caning and Terra Essentials body oils. Children can ride the famous Duck Train; enjoy face painting and balloon animals by Lollipop the Clown, play a carnival game by the Seaford Lions Club and participate at the Nanticoke Health Services Teddy Bear Clinic.
Walgreens Pharmacy will offer flu vaccinations. Sussex County Animal Association/Whimsical Animal Rescue will be raffling off a GoPro Camera Hero 3 with the winner being drawn that day. The Woodland Ferry Association will hold a Silent Auction and will sell new souvenirs, among them a Woodland Ferry brass etched ornament, the 2015 cookbook (Recipes and Remembrances of Woodland) and a limited edition (50) pen and ink print by Captain Donald Deputy titled, History of Woodland Then and Now.
New this year will be free preview tours of the Nanticoke Heritage Byway in western Sussex County. Those interested in taking tours of the north or south ends of the byway may sign-up at the Nanticoke Heritage Byway booth, located at the ferry slip. The Days Gone By Museum, located at 4841 Woodland Ferry Rd., will be open for free tours during the festival.
The festival is sponsored by the Sussex County Council, Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce, Media Choice Billboard in a Restaurant, Edward Jones Investments, Nanticoke Hospital Foundation, Scott's Furniture, DelDot, UPS Store (Seaford), Peninsula and Sussex Amateur Radio Association.
For more information, contact Festival Coordinator Linda Allen at 629-5659 (linda5nature@comcast.net) or visit www.facebook.com/woodlandferryfestival.

Children's Self Defense Class

Seaford Parks & Recreation announces a new program coming this fall. A self-defense class for ages 8-14 will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 14 through Nov. 18. The class will be taught by Geoffrey Werner, a third degree black belt and master instructor with 35 years of teaching experience.
Cost is $60 per child for all 20 sessions. Call the Recreation Office at 629-6809 for more information and to register.

Annual NHS golf tournaments

The 29th Annual Nanticoke Health Services Golf Tournament will be held at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville on Sept. 17 (Ladies Day) and Sept. 18 (Open Day).Over the years the tournament has raised over $678,000 for programs at Nanticoke Health Services and the community. This year's proceeds will benefit The Campaign For Nanticoke - Emergency Department. For more information, call 536-5390,visit www.nanticoke.org/golf or email fioric@nanticoke.org.

SHS events

New Photography Exhibit - Photos by Sandy Morgan are on display in the Webb Room of the Seaford Museum. The exhibit includes a drawing for a matted copy of your favorite photo from the collection. Everyone is welcome.
Save the Date - The As Time Flows By Gala will be held on Sept. 26.

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.

SHS Class of 1951 reunion

The 1951 Class of Seaford High School is planning a class reunion which will be held at noon on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville.
For planning purposes, interested classmates should contact: Bette Wheatley Morris - 337-0499; Jack Mears - 629-8286; or Jimmy Cordray - 841-1860.

All About Laurel

Family Fun at Laurel Park

On Saturday, August 29, Encounter Praize & Worship Center will be celebrating the end of summer at the Laurel Park on Market Street. Starting at 2 p.m., the One 18 Movement will be joining the fun with bounce houses and lots of activities for the kids.
There will be a short worship service and then, they will be showing the movie, Do you Believe? at dusk. This movie is from the creators of God's Not Dead.
This will be a wonderful way to help wind down summer. All events are free and everyone in the community is invited.

Chicken Barbecue & Bake Sale

The American Legion Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel, will hold a Chicken Barbecue & Bake Sale sponsored by the Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary on Saturday, Aug. 29.
Scrapple sandwiches and a bake sale will be available from 8 a.m. until gone. A chicken platter, which includes two sides and a roll for $8, will be available from 11 a.m. until gone. Burgers and hot dogs will also be available.
Rain or shine. The public is welcome.

Chicken and Pork Rib BBQ

The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a Chicken and Pork Rib BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nanticoke Immediate Care, Rt. 13, Laurel. Cost is $7.50 for the BBQ Chicken Dinner and $10 for the BBQ Pork Rib Dinner.
Proceeds benefit local charities.

Class of '81 BBQ

The Laurel High School Class of 1981 will hold its Third Annual BBQ at Trap Pond State Park on Sept. 5 or Sept. 6 if there is enough interest.
If you are a classmate or know anyone who is, call Mike Lowe at 245-2278 for more information.

Beer and Wine Festival

Trap Pond Partners 1st Annual Beer and Wine Festival in partnership with Lakeshore Wines and Spirits will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Trap Pond State Park. Crafters, exhibitors and food vendor space is available.
Call 875-5537. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and may be purchased at www.trappondpartners.com or Lakeshore Wines and Spirits. Proceeds benefit Trap Pond State Park.

Laurel Boy Scouts

Laurel Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. on Mondays at Laurel Centenary Church. For more information, contact Clifford Alpert at 302-228-2390 or calpert1@comcast.net.

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 Delmar

Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year

The Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce is looking for their 2015 Citizen of the Year to honor at their annual banquet. The citizen chosen is honored each year by the chamber in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the community of Delmar.
Nominees must: be a resident of the Delmar School District, have made a contribution for the improvement of the community, show commitment and contributions through local church, social, business, school, chamber or other community related projects; and be a role model reflecting strong character.
To nominate a citizen, nomination forms may be found online at www.delmar-chamberofcommerce.com. Ballot forms are also on each ballot box which are located at The Bank of Delmarva, Delmar office; Delmar Town Hall; Delmar Post Office; Delmar Public Library and M & T Bank in Delmar.
The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, Sept. 23. This year's banquet will be held at a date to be announced. For more information, contact Lisa Lloyd Ellis at The Bank of Delmarva at 410-742-9401.

All About Bethel

All 'Dolled' Up exhibit

The Bethel Museum is hosting a new exhibit featuring doll fashions. Sandy Williams, a resident of Bethel who has been sewing doll clothes for over 60 years, will be visiting, displaying, and selling her outfits for 18 dolls. Also featured will be dolls, their clothing, and furniture from years gone by as well as dolls wearing more modern clothing.
The Bethel Museum is raffling the 2015 American Girl doll of the year, Grace, who likes to bake with friends and create new recipes. Cost is $2 for one raffle ticket or three for $5. Tickets may be purchased at the Bethel Market on Main Street where she is on display, or by calling Jill Long (875-5965) or Yancey Hillegas (875-5716). You may also send a check with your name, address and contact number to Bethel Historical Society, PO Box 224, Bethel, DE 19931. The drawing will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 27, at the Bethel Museum. You do not have to be present to win.
The museum, located at 312 First St., will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13 and 27.

Museum seeks artifacts

The Bethel Museum is honoring one of the founding members of the Bethel Historical Society, Henry H. Hutchinson, who collected Nanticoke Indian artifacts.
We are searching for items from his varied collection. Hutchison died on Nov. 2, 1976 and we understand his collection was distributed to many friends.
If you or your family or friends have some of these artifacts, we would like to borrow them or take pictures for an exhibit. Call Kevin Phillips (858-3840) or Dave Hillegas (875-5716) if you have any information on Hutchinson's collection.

All About Bridgeville

Robotics Club at the library

The Bridgeville Library hosts the Robotics Club for tweens to young adults on Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m. Learn how to program micro-controllers so they do what you want.
Learn about electronic sensors and control devices. Learn how to wire electronic circuits using solder-less techniques. Show how we can combine what we learn to make useful projects.
For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.

Kiwanis BBQ Stand

The Bridgeville Kiwanis Club BBQ stand is now open on weekends through Oct. 4.
Kiwanis BBQ chicken is available four miles west of Bridgeville on Rt. 404, Seashore Highway.

All About Greenwood

Big Saturday returns Sept. 5

On Saturday, Sept. 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greenwood will transform into one big yard sale, with spaces rented to the public.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Greenwood Library, the event includes a cornhole tournament, pony rides, a kiddie train, bounce rides, food vendors, baked goods, a D.J. and a variety of non-profit groups.
Shuttle service is provided by Delmarva Transportation between the Woodbridge Early Childhood Education Center and the town playground.
Registration fee is $40 for the cornhole tournament, with boards and games available for the two person teams. Cash prizes will be awarded. The tournament begins at 10 a.m. For advance registration or more information, contact Dick Finkbiner at 843-312-1167.
For a yard sale space, visit www.greenwoodbigsaturday.com or contact Hildegard Rieger at 349-2176. The cost for a yard sale space is $20, with premium spaces at $30. Crafters, retailers, and other trade vendor spaces are $35. Food vendors need to be pre-approved, register and pay in advance on the website.

Weekly Dinner Club

The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center hosts a Dinner Club on Thursday evenings at 5. This event is open to the public. Cost for non-members is $7.
Entertainment is scheduled on some Thursdays. For menus or more information, call Dixie Carlisle, site manager, at 349-5237.

Nominate local youth groups

Greenwood Memorial Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7478 is recognizing local youth groups who assist in projects that honor veterans and active-duty military personnel.Youth groups - school classes and/or school clubs, 4-H, church youth groups, after-school programs, home school associations, Jr. ROTC, youth community service groups, Scouts, etc. -can be recognized for their service projects honoring veterans and assisting active-duty military and their families. The Ladies Auxiliary will submit completed nomination forms to National Headquarters which will issue a national citation to the youth group or groups for their participation.
This program helps the Ladies Auxiliary teach today's youth the skills to become good citizens and responsible adults by serving our country, communities, and veterans.For more information, contact Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

White Sock Drive

The Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 is conducting a white sock drive for homeless and/or hospitalized veterans through Oct. 18.
The socks will be distributed at the Stand Down in October and at the VA Carnival in the spring of 2016.
Socks, which must be new and in their original packaging, should be delivered to: Dr. Michaele Russell, 102 Maryland Ave., Greenwood. For more information, call 349-4220.

Storytime at the library

Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Public Library for Storytime.
Preschoolers begin to learn language, social and listening skills as they enjoy children's books found in the library.

L.E.A.P. nights at the library

Join us at the Greenwood Public Library for the L.E.A.P. (Literacy Education Assistance Pups) Program. Children of all ages are welcome to read to the dogs every Thursday night from 6:30-7:30.
Come in to practice your reading and have a tail-waggin' good time! For more info, contact Robin Miller at the library at 349-5309.

Chicken BBQ open for the season

Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday now through Sept. 27
. Come out and enjoy a good meal.

All About Federalsburg

Family Game Night

Bring the family to the Federalsburg branch of the Caroline County Public Library for an evening of classic board games. Revisit favorite games, discover new ones and meet other families who also enjoy board games.

Games provided by the library include Chess, Checkers, Parcheesi, Yahtzee, Hi Ho Cherry-O, Scrabble and more.
Family Game Night is held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The event is free and registration is not required.

All About Georgetown

Learn extreme couponing

First State Community Action Agency will host the PSSF It's a Family Affair event from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, at its community resource center on 308 N. Railroad Ave., Georgetown. Extreme Couponing Diva Free Lady Miller will educate guests on how to stretch their money and save on food and household items.
The first 30 guests will receive a gas card, calculator, and an organizer. Refreshments will be provided as well as games and activities for children.
To RSVP or for more information, call Aleathea Scott at 856-7761, ext. 128.

First Saturday in Georgetown

First Saturday will take place in Georgetown again on the first Saturday in September (9/5).
The event will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and sponsored by the Georgetown Non-Profit Alliance.
The following museums will be open for free: Masonic Lodge, Train Station, Old Sussex County Courthouse, Delaware Aviation Museum, Marvel Museum, and Treasures of the Sea.

LoDel Music & Arts Festival

The LoDel Music & Arts Festival will bring together musicians and artists from across Delaware and the East Coast to benefit theShauna Rose Kaufman Foundation.
The festival will be held on the grounds of 16 Mile Brewery in Georgetown on Saturday, Oct. 24 from noon to 11 p.m.
The focus of the festival is to create more arts programs for children in Delaware, shelter and distribution of food and medicine for earthquake victims in Nepal, and a stronger, more vibrant local community.
For more information about the foundation, visit shaunarosekaufmanfoundation.com. To purchase tickets, visit lodelfestival.com/purchase-tickets.

Monthly Community Dinner

First State Community Action Agency hosts a monthly Community Dinner at its Georgetown facility on 308 N. Railroad Ave.
The dinners are held the third Thursday of each month. Guests receive a hearty meal as well as nutrition information and budget-friendly shopping tips.
Community dinners are open to all individuals and families for $1 per person. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat or for more information, contact MaryAnn Morris at 856-7761, ext. 139.

Things to do Elsewhere

Democratic Party Jamboree

The Sussex County Democratic Party will host their annual Jamboree at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Cape Henlopen State Park.
The odd-year Jamboree is the traditional kick-off of the next election cycle. The 2016 elections will include not only races for President of the United States, but also Congress, Governor, Lt. Governor, Insurance Commissioner, and opportunities to re-elect Democratic incumbent office holders. This is the time to meet the core of the party, network with committee members, said Mitch Crane, Sussex County Democratic chair.
This family-friendly event is open to all Democrats statewide. Tickets are $30 prior to the event or $35 at the door. Children ages 14 and younger are free. To purchase tickets and for more information, call Mitch Crane at 302-703-2804 or email judgemitch@aol.com.

Fight against illegal drugs

The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford.
The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

Volunteer information night

Find out how you can volunteer for Special Olympics Delaware and help change the lives of 3,700 children and adults in Delaware who proudly call themselves Special Olympics athletes.
A volunteer information night will be held on Monday, Sept. 14 from 6-7 p.m. at the Sussex Family YMCA in Rehoboth Beach. To register, email cthom@udel.edu or call 302-831-3479. For more information, visit www.sode.org.

Annual Blue Jean Ball

The 2015 Blue Jean Ball presented by the Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships will be held from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.
Wear blue jeans and bling as you bid on one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia, jewelry, and art while partying to live music by Love Seed Mama Jump and enjoying specialty cocktails, beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres by prominent local restaurants. Featured live auction item is a NASCAR pit crew experience.
Tickets are $85 if purchased by Sept. 11. From Sept. 12-26 (or until sold out) tickets are $100 each. Purchase tickets online at www.autismdelaware.org. Ticket sales, sponsorships, and purchases at live and silent auctions help fund Autism Delaware's statewide programs and services.
For more information, email deanna.principe@delautism.org or call 302-224-6020.

Biker Benefit for Code Purple

Cope Purple of Sussex County will host a biker benefit at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, to help homeless individuals during the cold weather months.
The goal is 100 bikers riding 100 miles with each biker raising $100 in donations. There is a $20 registration fee per bike.
The ride will begin and end at the Chesapeake Retreat Center, 14192 Cokesbury Rd., Georgetown. A Gospel Singer Festival will start at 1 p.m. and food will be available for purchase.
Contact Vikki Prettyman at 853-0997 or Dan Southern at 629-8583 (leave a message) or register online at www.codepurplesussexcounty.com.

Customer Appreciation Day

Haass' Family Butcher Shop will host their 3rd annual customer appreciation day on Saturday, Sept. 26, beginning at 8 a.m. Events include a BBQ competition, music, pony rides and corn hole contest. Rain or shine. Haass' can be found at 3997 Hazlettville Rd., Dover. Call 302-734-5447 for details.

Historic Museum open

The Historic St. Martin's Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Hwy., Showell, Md., will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Mondays, now through September.For more information, call 410-251-2849.

All About Trips

Bus Trip to NYC

Bus trip to New York City - A Day on Your Own - Saturday, Oct. 10. Cost is $45 per person and includes seat on the bus, driver tip, and a small donation for St. Stephens United Methodist Church, Delmar. Bus leaves North Salisbury Walmart at 5:30 a.m., arrives for pick-up at Seaford Walmart at 5:50 a.m. Breakfast stop at Delaware House at 7:30 a.m, arrive in New York City at 10:30 a.m. Leave New York City at 7 p.m. with no stop on the way home. For more information, contact Diane Dunn Litchford or call the church office at 846-9501. Deadline for payment is Sept. 20.

Christmas at Opryland Hotel

Dec. 8-12 - Five days - $715 per person/doubles. Included are four breakfasts and four dinners. You will stay at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, so bring your walking shoes as there will be lots to see.
Upon arrival at Opryland, you will be surrounded by waterfalls, bright lights and the Brightest Star Fountain Show, before enjoying a family-style Christmas dinner and entertainment featuring Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers. The dance floor will also be open to you. Also included is a trip to the Grand Ole Opry House for a Broadway-style show.
You will tour a new exhibit of carvings, sculptures and 3D holiday themed displays - all made of ice. There is also a Treasures for the Holidays Craft, Art & Antique Fair to explore. Before leaving for home there will be a guided tour of Nashville where you will see homes of the country and western entertainers. Second Avenue, the State Capitol, Fort Nashborough, and the Ryman Theater are on this tour.
There is an overnight stay going and coming because of the distance. Dinner is included going and breakfast is included coming home. For more information, call Rose at 629-7180.

Sight and Sound trip

St. Stephens UMC in Delmar is offering a trip to Sight and Sound to see the Miracle of Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 19. Cost is $90 for adults and $50 for ages three-12. A $25 deposit is due at booking, $35 due by Aug. 30 and balance due by Oct. 15. Make checks payable to Dawn Turner. For more information, call the church office at 846-9501.

Del Tech offers trip to Alaska

Delaware Technical Community College has partnered with Collette, a premier travel experiences company, to offer the community an opportunity to explore Alaska by land and sea. Ten percent of the cost of each trip booked is donated to Delaware Tech to fund scholarships for underprivileged children in Sussex County to attend summer camps and courses at Delaware Tech's Kids on Campus Program.
The Alaska trip, featuring Denali National Park and days of sightseeing from an amazing cruise ship, runs from May 24 through June 5, 2016. The $4,249 per person (based on double occupancy) price includes round trip airfare, lodging, 21 meals, and the daily tours of scenic and wild places. Highlights of the trip include: Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, Glacier Bay, Juneau, and a seven night Princess cruise aboard a fabulous floating resort. This trip was scheduled to capture the breathtaking views of Alaska's natural wonders.
A presentation is planned to answer questions and assist potential travelers with booking their trip. The session will be held at Delaware Tech's Owens Campus in Georgetown in the Carter Partnership Center Lecture Hall (Room 529) on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. Travelers who reserve their space before Nov. 24, will save $300. For directions and to RSVP, call the Encore Program at Delaware Tech at 259-6342.

All About Meetings

Widowed Persons Meeting

The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meets on the third Tuesday of the month, at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come by and join us. We enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do.

Fight against illegal drugs

The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford.
The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

Vets helping Vets meeting

A Vets Helping Vets meeting is held at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the Hurlock American Legion Post 243 (next to the railroad tracks). Join us for coffee and donuts. Sometimes there is a speaker about different subjects.
Keep your discharge or DD214 in a safe place as it can help get you many benefits. Come learn something and maybe you can teach us something.

Ad Hoc Touring Company

If you enjoy reading plays aloud, join the Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players.The group meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown.
To learn more 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.

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, Sept. 2. Lunch is available. New members are welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

Book Discussion Group

AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Notable Books Discussion Group at the Selbyville Public Library on the second Tuesday of the month, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Ada May at 302-436-2981. All readers are welcome.

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.

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.

Corvette Club meeting

The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month atthe CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.

Stamp Club meets monthly

The Sussex County Stamp Clubmeets 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 www.912DelawarePatriots.com.

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.

Kingdom Writers group

Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, want to improve your writing and would like the encouragement and support of a small group, consider visiting KWF. Meetings are held monthly on the second Saturday morning at Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.

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 info, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Charlie Larrimore at 381-8975.

Weekly weight loss support meeting

Join us for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meetings on Monday nights at 5 p.m. at Greenwood United Methodist Church. The one-hour meetings are in the Education Hall at the church (enter through the door on Market Street, close to the parking lot).
We support each other, learn about menu planning, eating healthy and making permanent changes to result in a healthy life. All are welcome to come learn about the program and join. If you have any questions, call Sherry Norman, 519-8519.


Paint Nite Fundraiser

Mary Vining Chapter's Paint Nite fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Seaford American Legion. Painting will be American Sky.
Cost is $45 per person and you must be at least 21-years-old to attend. Participants should arrive 15-30 minutes prior to 6 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.paintnite.com.
For more information, contact Tana Figgs at 302-943-3524 or Carolynn Foxwell at 410-251-2500.


Republican Women's Club

The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Seaford Pizza King. Guest speaker will be 21st District Senator Bryant Richardson. Everyone is welcome.