Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 01, 2015

Annual Book Sale The Friends of the Seaford District Library will hold its annual Book Sale on Oct. 1-3, at the library. Sale dates and times Thursday, Oct. 1 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Bag Sale - $1/bag - 1-4 p.m. Help is needed on these dates: Sale Days (help buyers, restock tables)- Thursday, Oct. 1 - 10 a.m.-noon; noon-2 p.m.; 2-4 p.m.; 4-6 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 2 - 10 a.m.-noon; noon-2 p.m.; 2-4 p.m.; 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 3 - 10 a.m.-noon; noon-2 p.m.; 2-4 p.m. Book Sale Clean Up (put unsold books back in boxes for dispersal) - Monday, Oct. 5 - 10 a.m. until finished The Friends thank everyone who donated books for the sale. To donate your gently used books, please drop them off at the library. For more information, call 629-2524 or 629-2255. Sale proceeds go to Friends of the Seaford Library to support programs and activities at the library.

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.

Pottery Show at Gallery 107 Gallery 107 in Seaford will hold a Pottery Show on Oct. 2-17 with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2. Ten Potters from the Clay Guild of the Eastern Shore will have various ceramic objects for sale from functional ware (mugs, plates, bowls, jugs, pitchers) to wall art (sconces, tiles, figurines).

Reclaim Our River event Join us at the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Chapel Branch. This event celebrates a yearlong effort of watershed workshops and activities. Registration is $5 (you may pay at the door) for guided nature walk, boardwalk demonstrations on Creek Critters and Water Quality from Delaware Nature Society and Nanticoke Watershed Alliance and lunch cook-out. Raffle is extra for premium items. For more information and to register, visit www.delawarewatersheds.org.

Annual Kiwanis Club Auction Join the Seaford Kiwanis Club at its 61st annual auction at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Seaford Middle School cafeteria. Hundreds of items donated by local businesses will be auctioned. Items include furniture, garden plants and supplies, auto supplies, bathroom fixtures, gift certificates from local businesses and more. Preview items at 9 a.m. Auction proceeds will benefit youth organizations and community functions in the Seaford area. Come help us, help others in the community. If you have something you would like to donate - new or antique - call 629-3964.

1st Saturday Event The 1st Saturday Event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3 from noon to 5 p.m. in Downtown Seaford on Market Street behind City Hall. Live entertainment will be provided by The Runners Up from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Food vendors include Eaglewingz, The Frozen Farmer and Sweet Serenity Chocolates. There will be crafters and artisans and a corn hole tournament. Craft beers and wines will be provided by 3rd Wave Brewing Co. and Fenwick Wine Cellars. For details, visit the Facebook page - 1st Saturday in Seaford. For more information, contact the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce at 629-9690.

WFA to participate in event The Woodland Ferry Association (WFA) will participate in 1st Saturday on Oct. 5 from noon to 5 p.m. in downtown Seaford. The group's newest souvenirs will be for sale. They include: limited edition prints by Captain Donald Deputy History of Woodland Then and Now" ($20), Woodland Ferry on the Nanticoke" brass etched ornaments ($12), Recipes and Remembrances of Woodland 2015" cookbooks ($15), The Woodland Story" booklets ($3), and the ferry Virginia C" decorative wood blocks ($5). The association also plans to participate in the November and December events to provide more opportunities for everyone to purchase souvenirs and possibly save on mailing fees. For more information, contact Events Coordinator Linda Allen at linda5nature@comcast.net or 629-5659.

Pancake Breakfast Boy Scout Troop 249 of St. John's UMC will host an all you can eat breakfast from 7-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrapple, eggs and beverages. Tickets will be sold at the door or from any scout/troop leader for $7 (kids under age 5 eat free).

Bike-a-thon fights childhood cancer The annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Wheels for Life Bike-a-thon will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, at West Seaford Elementary School. Over the last 29 years the community has supported this cause by raising approximately $2,000 each year. This will be Breeding's last year as chair. Volunteer workers and riders are needed to make the event a success. Riders ask sponsors to make donations based on each mile completed. All riders turning in money will receive a certificate. Those who raise $35 will receive a certificate and a St. Jude T-shirt. When $75 is raised, the rider receives a backpack as well as the certificate and the T-shirt. Plans are being made to give a $100 savings bond to the top fundraiser plus gifts will be given to a boy or girl who collects the most money. The Seaford Kiwanis Club will provide refreshments. Entry forms are available at the Parks & Rec office and City Hall. Anyone wishing to provide a prize, sponsor a rider, participate or make a donation, should call Ron Breeding at 629-3964.

Seaford Gallery 107 classes The following classes are scheduled for October at Gallery 107 in Seaford. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open from 1-5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Special classes Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Sunday, Oct. 25, 1-3 p.m. - Greeting Card Class with Nancy Laprad at the gallery. Samples will be at the gallery for review. Class is $25, all supplies provided. Contact Nancy for more information at nanlap8@comcast.net. Saturdays: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14 from 3-5:30 p.m. - Oil painting classes with Linda Steere for adult (16+) intermediate and advanced oil painting students. Students can paint in the style of their choice. They can also choose their subject matter as long as it is not another artist's work or photo. $100 members; $110 public. Register at Gallery 107 by Thursday, Oct. 1, 2 p.m. Contact Linda with questions or comments at LMSteere@hughes.net or 875-2702. Ongoing classes Mondays, 10 a.m. to 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 persons ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available although 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.

Service Trucking reunion In memory of Gilbert A. Banning and employees who have worked at Service Trucking Company and their families, Trinity Logistics will hold its 16th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Trinity Logistics, Seaford. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for those who want to greet each other and look at memorabilia on display and tour the building. Lunch at 12:30 will be catered by Marilyn's Catering. There will also be music and a short message from Trinity's three sons who have been running the corporation for about 20 years.

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.

Lions Basket Bingo The Seaford Lions Club will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The Basket Bingo will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes including the hamper with lid and the Halloween cat basket. Advance tickets are $20 per person and $25 at the door. Proceeds will be used to provide eye exams and glasses in the community. Donate a gently used pair of prescription glasses and be entered into a special drawing. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, call 629-4179.

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.

Bethel Cemetery We need help from plot owners at Bethel Cemetery, located west of Seaford on Harper and Neal's School roads. Mowing and maintenance expenses are now greater than the cemetery's income. Your help is needed to keep the cemetery looking nice. Donations may be sent to: Bethel Cemetery Association, 29449 N. Oak Rd., Seaford, DE 19973.


Fall Craft Show, Yard Sale The LYS Cheer Stars will host a Fall Craft Show and Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Laurel Farmers Market (The Block). Vendors are needed. For more information and to be a vendor, call Marie at 258-3467.

Dance Club Dinner/Dance The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel, established in 1959, will hold its next Dinner/Dance on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Laurel American Legion Post 19 on Rt. 24, Laurel. Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by dancing with music by DJ Norm. We feature a large variety of dance styles for your enjoyment. Dancers of all abilities are welcome. Guests must be 21 and over. A cash bar is provided by the Legion. Cost to attend is $25 per person. For complete information, visit www.twinkleclub.org or call Janice Vickers at 238-7371 or Edith Snedecor at 877-0618. Reservations must be made by Oct. 3.

Life in Laurel returns The next 2015-2016 Life in Laurel meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Community Room at Laurel Public Library. The topic will be Laurel High School football coach George Schollenberger. Everyone is invited to attend. Anyone who has memorabilia related to Coach Schollenberger is welcome to bring it along for show and tell. Contact Adult Services Librarian, Gregg McCullough, at 875-3184 or gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us with questions.

Laurel Lions Model Train Show The Laurel Lions Annual Model Train Show will be held Saturday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Station. The show returns with live music from the Humannaires and oyster sandwiches. It's the perfect day to find that special train or accessory.

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 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 info, call 228-5800.


Kids Art Club Come be a part of the new Rock, Paper, Scissors Art Club at the Bethel Museum located at 312 First St., Bethel. Create a fall craft and enjoy treats at the first meeting on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 per person. Call Jill Long at 875-5965 to learn more and reserve your spot.


Annual Blue-Gray Affair The Woodbridge High School Alumni Association will hold its first annual Blue-Gray Affair at the high school on Saturday, Oct. 3. The reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 and dancing from 8 to 10. Alumni and friends are invited to attend. Tickets are $20 per person. RSVP to woodbridgealumniassoc@gmail.com. Payment may be mailed to Woodbridge Alumni Association, PO Box 171, Bridgeville, DE 19933. An after party reception will be held at Jeff's Taproom and Grill in Bridgeville on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will be designated for scholarships to Woodbridge School District students. For more information, call 337-8318 or email woodbridgealumniassoc@gmail.com. You may also contact Bernard Carr at 703-307-1800 or bwadecarr@aol.com.

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


Coffee and Conversation Join us at Tresller Mennonite Church in Greenwood for Coffee and Conversation at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9. This month's topic is Who are Mennonites?," for those with questions about spirituality and Christianity. Everyone is welcome; bring questions on any topic. For information, call or text 302-228-6771, email jeremyvernest@gmail.com, or visit www.tresslermennonite.org.

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.

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.

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.


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.


Annual Writers Conference Vine & Vessels Christian Writers' Fellowship will host its 7th Annual Connecting Pen To Purpose" Writers Conference on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Crossroad Community Church near Georgetown from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference includes many engaging facilitators and workshops. Keynote speaker is Tywanda L. Cuffy, associate director of stewardship communications at the University of Delaware. She is the author of the book, Between Proverbs and Poetry."

Dr. Annie Norman, director of Delaware Division of Libraries, will make a presentation about evolving library services. Conference includes two workshops, a continental breakfast, lunch and giveaways. Cost is $20 for youth (ages 10-18), $50 for adults (19-61) and $35 for seniors (62+) Registration and payment may be processed online at www.vineandvessels, or send completed form and check made payable to Vine & Vessels CWF, PO Box 1716, Seaford, DE 19973. Attendees may also register on site. For more information, contact conference directors Betty Jarman at 448-5939 or Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904.

LoDel Music & Arts Festival The LoDel Music & Arts Festival will bring together musicians and artists from across Delaware and the East Coast to benefit the Shauna 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.


Program about Ann Moore Ridgely Dr. Susanne Fox, retired history professor at Wesley College, will present a program about Ann Moore Ridgely at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover. A most unusual woman, Ridgely lived in Dover from 1775 until 1810 when she died. She was a wife, mother, estate manager, widow, and active member of the Dover community. Married to Dr. Charles Ridgely, her husband died in 1785, leaving her with five young children whom she reared by herself. To complement this program, the Delaware Public Archives will display a set of documents related to Ann Moore Ridgely and the Ridgely family. Dr. Fox's dissertation Gentry Family Dynamics: The Ridgelys of Kent County, Delaware, 1775-1810" was based on over 800 Ridgely family letters, and other Ridgely family papers and account books housed in the Delaware Public Archives. The program is free to the public and will last one hour. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Tom Summers at 302-744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.

Wheatley Reunion is Oct. 4 The 96th annual reunion of the descendants of the Wheatley family that settled in Dorchester County and western Sussex County will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4, at Wheatley United Methodist Church. Entertainment will be provided by Charles Paparella from WBOC. Bring a covered dish for the fellowship and meal after the program. The church is located at the intersection of Wheatley Church Road and Sharptown Road (MD 313) between Eldorado and Sharptown, Md. For more information, contact Beverly Wheatley at 410-883-3246.

Class of 1970 Reunion Cape Henlopen High School, Class of 1970 - the school's first graduating class - will hold a reunion from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Irish Eyes in Lewes. Come, bring a guest, dress casually, celebrate, enjoy good food and renew friendships. Cost is $35 per person. Call Cat Stenger Martin at 302-519-6675 for more information and to confirm that you will attend.

Holland to speak on Magna Carta Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland will speak at the Delaware Public Archives on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 6:30 p.m., on the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta, which serves as the foundation for both the British and American systems of government. Justice Holland is the editor of the book, Magna Carta, Muse and Mentor, published in 2014 by the Library of Congress and Thomson Reuters. Holland's talk is the final event in a day of activities marking the 110th anniversary of the establishment of the Delaware Public Archives. Randy J. Holland was first appointed to the Delaware Supreme Court in 1986 and was recently reappointed to an unprecedented third 12-year term and is now Delaware's longest-serving justice. The program is free and open to the public and will last about one hour. For more information, contact Tom Summers at 302-744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.

Hispanic Heritage Month The Delaware Public Archives (DPA) joins the Delaware Hispanic Commission in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The observance started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period, through Oct. 15, when many Central American countries celebrate their independence anniversary from Spain. This year, DPA is unveiling a slideshow titled First Hispanic Settlers in Delaware" on its website archives.delaware.gov. The slideshow is a compilation of records relating to the first three documented Hispanic settlers in Delaware, starting with naturalization papers that provide evidence of their lives in the First State. A Spanish version of the slideshow is also available at archives.delaware.gov/esp-index.shtml.

Quarter Auction Delmarvalous Quilt Guild of Georgetown will hold its first quarter auction Friday night, Oct. 9, at the Millsboro Fire Company Banquet Hall, 109 E. State St., Millsboro, to raise funds for its charitable works. Auction items include quilts and quilted items, gift baskets, wall hangings, gift certificates, original paintings, and more. Cost is $10 for one paddle. Refreshments available. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction starts at 7. For more information, contact Carol at 934-7280.

Fried Chicken Buffet Bethany Community Church Fried Chicken Buffet will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 2-6 p.m., at the Gumboro Community Center. Children up to age 5 are free, ages 6-12 are $6 and ages 13 and up are $12. The menu includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, beans and corn, greens, cole slaw, rolls, drinks and dessert. Bake and craft tables. Carry-outs available.


See 'Joseph' at Sight and Sound Nanticoke Senior Center (NSC) presents a trip to see Joseph at Sight and Sound in Lancaster on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The bus departs from NSC at 8:30 a.m. Attendees will enjoy a lunch buffet/smorgasbord at noon at a restaurant in Lancaster, and then head to the 2:45 p.m. show. Cost is $105 for members and $115 for non-members, which includes coach bus transportation, lunch buffet, and show ticket. (Gratuity for the coach bus driver is not included). Attendees should eat breakfast before leaving home for the trip and bring money for dinner on the way home at a quick-service restaurant. Register at the front desk of NSC or call 629-4939 for more information.

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.

Trip to see Christmas show The Laurel Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to the Dupont Grand Theater to see a Christmas show, Swingin' The Holidays, on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Cost is $63 per person. For more information, call the Senior Center at 875-2536.

Christmastime at Opryland Hotel Dec 8-12 - Only 10 seats left. Cost for five days - $715 per person/doubles. Included are four breakfasts and four dinners. After your check-in at the Gaylord, you will have free time to explore the many acres of beauty and the Brightest Star fountain show. Explore a new exhibit of carvings, sculptures and 3-D holiday-themed displays - all made of ice. There is also a Treasures for the Holidays" craft and art & antique fair to browse thru. This evening will be a family-style Christmas dinner featuring Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers for your entertainment. Next day, a trip to the Grand Ole Opry House for a Broadway-style show. Before leaving for home there will be a guided tour of Nashville where you will see homes of 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, 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. Travelers who reserve their space before Nov. 24, will save $300. Call the Encore Program at Delaware Tech at 259-6342.


DAR meeting The DAR meeting scheduled for Oct. 10 has been moved to Sunday, Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. This will be a short meeting due to the fact that Oct. 11 is Volunteer Day and chapter members, CAR members, family and friends will be volunteering to clean around - inside and outside - the Seaford Museum. For more information and to become a DAR member, call Cathie Dickerson at 629-5309.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Nanticoke River Yacht Club building located at the Nanticoke Marina in Blades. Visitors, guest and those interested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.

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.

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.

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. The next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 7. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

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.

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.

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

Book Discussion Group AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Notable Books Dis- cussion 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.

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 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.

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.

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). If you have any questions, call Sherry Norman, 519-8519. 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.