Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 02, 2016
 
Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for June at Gallery 107 in Seaford. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is located at 324 High St., Seaford. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St.

Special classes Please contact Karen directly at ework53@yahoo.com if you are interested in any of the following children's classes. Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Wednesday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Explore endangered species through art! Children's class for grades 1-5. Class will discuss endangered species and create a poster to bring about awareness of how each can do his/her part to save these animals. Cost is $30 per child. To register, call France Anna at 236-7525. Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. 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 individuals 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, 10 a.m. to noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

SHS commencement ceremony Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2016 will be held on Friday, June 3 at 6 p.m. in the Bob Dowd Stadium at Seaford High School. In the event of inclement weather, graduation ceremonies will take place inside, in the Madden Auditorium. Admittance to graduation is by ticket only. Graduation tickets will be distributed to 2016 graduates at graduation practice on Thursday, June 2 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be color-coded: blue, tan and white. In the event of inclement weather, blue tickets will be honored for auditorium seating. Tan tickets will be honored for seating in our gymnasium for a televised broadcast of our graduation ceremony. White tickets will not be honored in the event of inclement weather. A decision concerning the weather will be made by 10 a.m. on Friday, June 3 and a notice will be placed on the school's webpage at www.shs.seafordbluejays.org, Facebook, Twitter and the SHS Schoolway app. Senator Thomas Carper will be the guest speaker at this year's ceremony. Seaford High School also welcomes Joyce Sessoms, executive director of the Ark Educational Resource Center in Laurel, who will share with the graduates the "10 Golden Rules." For further details, check the school's website at www.shs.seafordbluejays.org.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser Join us for a Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Alzheimer's Walk, Lofland Park Team, on Saturday, June 4, from 8-10 a.m. at Applebee's, Seaford. Tickets are $6 each and can be purchased in advance at the Lofland Park Center, 715 King St., Seaford or at the door. For more information, contact Dolores Timmons at 628-3000, ext. 8302.

Annual Car, Truck, Bike Show The 6th Annual Car, Truck, Bike Show hosted by SDSRA will be held at Moose Lodge #1728, 22759 Bridgeville Hwy., Seaford, on Saturday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy breakfast sandwiches, BBQ chicken/ribs, drinks, bake sale, music, door prizes and more. There will be trophies and dash plaques for all entries. Registration is $10. Yard sale spaces are available for $10 per table. The yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. until. For more information, call 629-8408. For more information about the show, contact Raymond or Debbie Trice at 381-6523.

Community Day Fest Community Day Fest to benefit the Ross Point Freedom Church, Inc. building fund will be held on Saturday, June 4, at Sussex Avenue and Tull Drive in Seaford. Participate in fun and games, buy items from the yard sale which begins at 6:30 a.m. and the food sale which begins at 11. Vendor tables are available for $10 by contacting Brother Paul Caldwell at 875-5620.

Second Sunday Concert Series First State Harmonizer Chorus and the Backswing Quartet will perform barbershop music at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, in the Woodruff Room of the Seaford District Library. Friends of the Seaford District Library are hosting the concert and will provide refreshments. For more information, call the library at 629-2524.

HDR Color and Light Photography Come explore land and sea, local and faraway places, shadow, color and light, through the lens of local photographer Gene Bleile. Gallery opens June 23, and will be open every Thursday through Sunday from 1-4 p.m. until Sept. 10. Located at the Seaford Museum, 203 High St., Seaford. Call 628-9828 or email seafordsociety@verizon.net for more information.

Designer Bag Bingo Designer Bag Bingo will take place Thursday, June 23 at Seaford Elks Lodge #2458, located at 8846 Elks Road in Seaford. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and includes meal. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., play starts at 6:30 p.m. There will be raffles, 50/50, and Chinese Auction. Designers include Kate Spade, Coach, Dooney & Bourke, and Michael Kors. For tickets call 302-745-8500 or 302-629-2458.

SHS Class of '76 Reunion Seaford High School Class of '76 will hold its 40 Year Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Gold Room at the Harrington Casino. For more information, log onto Facebook at Seaford High School Class of '76 or call David Smith at 410-726-7090 or Jeanne McMahon Griffith at 302-628-3188.

Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta The 3rd Annual Nanticoke River Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, Blades, as part of the Reclaim Our River, Nanticoke Series. The Regatta is open to individuals, schools, youth groups, businesses, groups of friends, government and non-profit organizations who want to build a boat and race using only recycled corrugated cardboard. For more information, contact Matt at 302-422-0847, ext. 102 or matt@delnature.org. You may also visit delawarewatersheds.org.

Oyster Sandwich Sale Odd Fellows of Laurel Charity Lodge, 319 S. Poplar St., Laurel, will hold their monthly oyster sandwich sale on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until sold out. Hot dogs and hamburgers will also be available and the Martha Rebekah Lodge 21 will sell their homemade ice cream, baked goods and refreshments at the lodge. Eat-in or carry-out. We will also deliver to businesses.

'Balling for God' tournament The Youth Outreach Team of New Zion UMC is partnering with SCAPC (Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition) Laurel Chapter to host its 12th Annual "Balling for God" Basketball Tournament and Teen Awareness and Prevention Day. The tournament will take place on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Webb Avenue in Laurel by Paul Laurence Dunbar Elementary School. Four players per team; age brackets are 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, and 15-18. Medals will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. New this year is a Cornhole/Corn Toss Tournament for middle and high school students. There will also be a bouncy house and children's games. To enter either tournament, contact Amy Handy at 542-8164 or Sherita Belle at 853-2861. Vendor space is also available but limited. Everyone is welcome.

Cash Bash The Laurel Fire Department will hold its 1st Annual Cash Bash featuring $20,000 in cash prizes on Saturday, June 4. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the first cash drawing is at 6. Tickets are $25 and include entry for cash giveaways, food, beer and deejay entertainment. Must be 21 to enter. Multiple chances to win. Cash giveaway every 15 minutes. You do not need to be present to win. For tickets, contact any member of the Laurel Fire Department. For more information, call 875-3081.

Yard Sale Bethany Community Church Yard Sale - inside and out - will be held on Saturday, June 11, 8 a.m. until, at Laurel Grange Rt. 9. There will be household items, clothes, fishing tackle, craft supplies, Longaberger, a princess house, and much more. Baked goods table, crafts, breakfast sandwiches, chicken salad, peas & dumplings, pulled pork, drinks. Take-out or eat-in.

Smith designs on display For a limited time, the Laurel Historical Society will display original designs of Nancy Smith, an Italian immigrant who moved to America in 1921, finally settling in Laurel in 1941 with her husband James Lee Smith, a Merchant Marine from Portsville. Nancy launched her sewing business to care for her two small children following the death of her husband in 1958 when he was lost at sea. Nancy's business thrived for four decades. Known throughout the Delmarva Peninsula for her stylish sewing and creativity, Nancy will be remembered mostly for the nearly 200 wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses she fashioned from pictures. She especially liked working with brides because "they're so radiant - and I can give them some motherly advice and a few Italian recipes." These designs may be viewed the first Sunday of each month from 1-4 p.m. at the Laurel Heritage Museum, 215 Mechanic St., Laurel.

Class of '66 Reunion The Delmar High School Class of 1966 will hold a breakfast reunion at Delmar Diner on Saturday, June 11 at 9 a.m.

Quarter Auction for the library Tickets are on sale now for the Delmar Public Library's Quarter Auction on Saturday, June 11, at the Delmar VFW, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. Doors open at 5 p.m.; games begin at 6. Tickets are $5 and additional paddles are $3 each. Featured items included in the auction are a Wawa gift basket; tickets to dine at The Red Roost; tickets to Dover Downs NASCAR race in September; tickets for a Paintball Party at Precision Paintball in Georgetown; tickets to Delmar Delaware International Speedway; and a round of golf for four people at Green Hill Country Club. There will be more than 100 items available for bidding. Vendors include Celebrating Home, Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Thirty-One, and many more. Tickets are available at the library and at the door. All proceeds support the library's capital campaign.

Bridgeville Library Jumpin' June Jamboree - Saturday, June 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., join us for our annual Jumpin' June Jamboree, a fundraiser at the Bridgeville Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Bridgeville Library. Admission is free and open to all ages. We will have plenty of no-cost activities available such as line dancing, corn-hole competition, obstacle course for the kids, face painting, pie baking contest for the adults, and a coloring contest for the kids. Stop by the Bridgeville Library to pick up your coloring contest picture which is due back to the library by Friday, June 3. Also enjoy music by J&B Entertainment. Activities that have costs associated with them are basket raffles, 50/50 raffle, White Elephant Sale, pony rides, and food available for purchase. Special Presentation - Tuesday, June 7, 6:30 p.m., the Woodbridge High School Theatre is proud to present their annual children's touring show, "Stuart Little." Join Stuart and the gang as he explores the world; racing boats, evading dogs, teaching classes, and making many new friends along the way. It's fun for the whole family. This event is free. Donations for the WHS Theatre Company will be accepted at the door. Teen/Tween Scavenger Hunt - Join us at the Bridgeville or Greenwood Library on Friday, June 10, at 4 p.m. for a Teen Scavenger Hunt. Form a team of three to five friends ages 10-17 and race around either Bridgeville or Greenwood by foot power only to be the first team back to each library. Each team needs to bring a digital camera or cell phone that can take pictures. Registration is available at each library by contacting their circulation desks at 349-5309 for Greenwood, and 337-7401, ext. 101 for Bridgeville. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.

Old Bridgeville Fire House The Bridgeville Historical Society's museum, "The Old Bridgeville Fire House" will be open on Sunday, June 5, from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on 102 William Street, next to Cahall park. Learn more about the history of northwestern Sussex County. Admission is free.

Senior Center events The following events will be held in June at the Bridgeville Senior Center. Thursday, June 2 - 9:30 a.m. - Walgreens, 11 a.m. - Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for bowling at Milford Lanes Friday, June 3 - 10 a.m. - Uno & Wii; 11 a.m. - Classic Country Music by Greg & Teresa Watson; Noon - Lunch Monday, June 6 - PNC, PO, B/P; 10 a.m. - Family Tree Planning; Noon - Lunch; 1 p.m. - June Birthday Celebration; 2 p.m. - Depart Tuesday, June 7 - 9:45 a.m. - Chair Yoga; 10:30 a.m. - Members Meeting; 11:30 a.m. - Lunch; 12:30 p.m. - Save A Lot Wednesday, June 8 - 9 a.m. - Food Box Pick Up; 10 a.m. - Bible Study; Noon - Lunch Thursday, June 9 - 9:30 a.m. - Walgreens; 11 a.m. - Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for bowling at Milford Lanes Friday, June 10 - 10 a.m. - Anthony Del Franco presents CHEER Services; 10:30 a.m. - Father's Day Bingo; Noon - Lunch; 2 p.m. - Depart.

Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes: Art, Food and Friends - The third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cafe Tamburelli's in Greenwood. Enjoy great food and an evening of art. Every month will feature different projects. Sign up at Café Tamburelli's or call 228-7859. Creative Weekly Art Classes - Offered Mondays, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., year-round. We will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. For ages 6+. Adult Art Classes - Offered the first Friday of the month from 6-8 p.m. In these classes, adults can focus on specific art techniques or complete interest based projects. Other classes and times are available upon request. Find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.

Greenwood Library Greenwood/Bridgeville Scavenger Hunt for Teens and Tweens: June 10, 4-7 p.m., at the Bridgeville Public Library. Ages 10-17. Scavenger hunt in the town of Bridgeville begins and ends at the library. Food and prizes. Call 349-5309 or 337-7401. Father's Day Fundraiser Craft: June 4, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Greenwood Library. All ages. Paint a wooden bi-plane model for dad, or bring him and paint one together. Proceeds will help Jr. Friends purchase a Wii U for the library. Register at greenwood.lib.de.us or call 349-5309.

Free Family Movie Night Plan an early Father's Day gift and bring your husband, fathers, brothers, sons and nephews to a free dinner and movie at Greenwood UMC, corner of Church & Market streets, on Saturday, June 11. Dinner will be served in the Education Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The menu will feature hot dogs with a fixings buffet of chili, cheese, sauerkraut, onions, relish, ketchup and mustard, mac 'n cheese, cole slaw, baked beans, dessert, and tea, coffee, and lemonade. At 8:30 p.m., bring your blankets, folding chairs and camp chairs, and move outdoors to the church's grassy lot at the corner of Market and First streets. The movie Courageous (PG-13) will be shown on a large outdoor screen provided by Anderson Entertainment Services, Inc. If you haven't seen this movie, you are in for a great, moving story on parenting, and if you've seen it...you know it's just as great the second time around.

Bake & Bling Sale The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host an indoor "Bake & Bling" Sale on Thursday, June 16. Homemade baked goods, costume jewelry by "Tracey's Treasures," hand crafted jewelry by "Gil" and collectable porcelain dolls will be on sale in the center from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and dinner at 5 p.m. The fundraiser is open to the public. For more information, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Delaware Teen Idol auditions Preparations have begun for the 2016 "Who wants to be Delaware Teen Idol." This year's slogan is, "Be in the SPOTLIGHT for the right reasons." Through this educational program, youth will be relaying positive prevention messages to their peers regarding various health topics. Winners will be chosen based on originality, content of topic and creativity.

Auditioning youth may dance, sing, rap and perform poetry/spoken word to one or more of the following topics: HIV/AIDS, mental health, teen pregnancy prevention, substance abuse, violence prevention, fatherhood involvement and bullying. Audition on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First State Community Action Agency, 308 N. Railroad Ave., Georgetown. For more information, contact Kaneisha Trott at 856-7761, ext. 138.

Maximizing Ancestry.com Ancestry.com is one of the most popular and valued genealogical tools in the world. Understanding and maximizing its usefulness is essential in order to efficiently search and record your family's history. On Saturday, June 4, at 10:30 a.m., professional genealogist Sydney F. Cruice Dixon will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover in which she will share tips and search strategies to help researchers become more effective family genealogists and ensure individuals are getting the most of their Ancestry.com subscription. The program is free to the public and will last approximately one hour. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Tom Summers at 302-744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.

Vintage Baseball returns The boys of summer - Civil War era - return to Mardela Springs for their annual double-header game of Vintage Baseball at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 5, on the open field behind Mardela High School and the tennis courts on Sharptown Road. Westside Historical Society sponsors this family oriented immersion in history, and the Easton Fair Play Club plays host to another team in the Mid-Atlantic Vintage Baseball Association; this year the visiting team is from Lewes. For those who haven't seen a vintage game, it not only looks a little different, it sounds different. The players really get into the spirit of this sport. The uniforms are of the type worn by the originators of the game in the 1800s, their equipment replicates that period and even the jargon used on the field is true to the age. Admission is free but the Westside Historical Society will accept donations. There will also be door prizes. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets or tent, though some shade will be provided. Enjoy food by Two Chicks vendor truck selling Eastern Shore seafood and other specialties and Snow Cones by Snowie. For more information, email westsidehistorical@gmail.com or call 410-726-8047 or 443-783-9612.

Movie night at the library Disney fans of all ages are invited to the Caroline County Public Library in Federalsburg to watch Zootopia (PG) on Friday, June 10 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 410-754-8397 or visit www.carolib.org.

New Book Talks Series The Westside Historical Society began a new series, "Authors on Delmarva." Each of the five programs feature a local author who writes about some facet of life on Delmarva. All programs are free and open to the public, and will be presented at Laytons Chance Winery near Vienna, from 4 to 7 on Friday afternoons. Light refreshments will be offered. Programs will begin with a meet-and-greet followed by the author's talk and ending with a chance to purchase a signed copy of the featured book. Future programs will feature Joe Moore, author of Murder on Maryland's Eastern Shore on June 17, and Anne Foley, author of Hollands Island: Dorchester County's "Lost Atlantis" on Sept. 9. A fifth program will be held on Oct. 21 with the author to be announced at a later date. For more information, contact the Westside Historical Society at westsidehistorical@gmail.com or 410-726-8047, or Laura Layton at the Winery at 410-228-1205.

Free How-to Clinics at Lowe's Sussex County Habitat's Women Build Project continues as Habitat's National Sponsor Lowe's presents free how-to clinics at the ReStore in Georgetown on Saturday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. Participants will learn "How to Prepare for Painting" and "How to Repair a Toilet." Registration for the free clinics is now open. No experience is necessary. To register, visit www.sussexcountyhabitat.org or call 855-1153, ext. 208. All are welcome.

Night of Doo Wop at CHEER Back by popular demand, CHEER presents the Jersey Jukebox and the Del Angels with an evening of Doo Wop and Oldies at the CHEER Community Center, Georgetown, on Saturday, June 18 from 5-8 p.m. Cruise down memory lane with the boss sounds of the Jersey Jukebox who have opened for The Duprees, The Earls, Little Anthony and the Imperials, the Tokens, and have been featured on Good Morning America. The Del Angels will bring back memories of timeless classics with their interactive high energy performances of the Chantels, the Ronettes, Aretha Franklin, The Crystal, The Supremes and so many other female groups. There will be dancing for anyone who wants to cut a rug. Paul's concession stand will be open for food and refreshments with a "Happy Days" menu of burgers, dogs, chicken, fries, onion rings, shakes, Root Beer floats and much more. There will also be a cash bar for beer and wine. Tickets are $25. For tickets and show information, call Tony DelFranco at 515-3047 or visit any CHEER location.

MHS Class of '66 reunion The Millsboro High School Class of 1966 is planning a 50th anniversary reunion for the class and friends of the class. If you are interested in attending this gala event scheduled for July 9, contact Connie Rogers at paranurse1@mchsi.com or 934-9193. We are looking for addresses of former classmates who attended school with us as well as teachers and friends who attended at the same time.

Lewes Antique Show & Sale 58th Lewes Antique Show & Sale, Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W. 4th St., Lewes, July 14-15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5. Call 302-645-9426 or visit bethellewes.org for more information.

Trip to West Virginia Seaford WPS is sponsoring a four day trip to West Virginia on June 14-17. Cost is $678 per person. The trip includes: three nights lodging, three breakfasts, two lunches (one with entertainment), three dinners, three train rides (Cheat Mountain Salamander, Durbin Rocket, Cass Scenic Rail), National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Gandy Theater, American Mountain Theater, Blackwater Falls State Park, Crazy for Patsy Cline tour in Winchester, Va. and all gratuities, taxes and baggage handling. For more information and a complete itinerary, call Fran at 629-4416.

Bus trip to art museum The Seaford Historical Society will host a bus trip to the Baltimore Museum of Art on Wednesday, June 15. Cost is $45 and the itinerary includes a tour which lasts four hours. For more information and to make a reservation, call 628-9828 or email seafordsociety@verizon.com.

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends to see the Baltimore Orioles. Trips include: Saturday, June 18 - Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, Sept. 17 - Orioles vs. Florida Blue Rays Saturday, Oct. 1 - Orioles vs. New York Yankees For prices and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Rainbow Comedy Playhouse Trip The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa. to see "Perfect Wedding," on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Cost is $65 per person and includes motor coach transportation, luncheon buffet, the comedy play and all tips and gratuities. Open to the public. Payment is due upon sign up and checks should be made payable to the Greenwood CHEER Center. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information or to register, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Trip to Tennessee October 24-28, 2016, travel to Pigeon Forge, TN. Cost for 5 days-$660.00 pp/doubles, $800.00 single. Included are four deluxe breakfasts & four full course dinners. The Majestic Theater will help you wind down after your travel time the first day with dinner and entertainment featuring "The Soul of Motown." Next day experience a bus tour of the great Smoky Mountains with a step-on guide to answer all your questions and point out all the areas of interest as we travel. Keep an eye out for the black bears! There will be free time in Gatlinburg before heading off to the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Theater which will bring back memories of programs we all watched on TV. Your servers will participate in their rivalry along with the audience. End your evening with a show at the Smoky Mountain Opry featuring a talented group of singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, jugglers and musicians. Spend a day at Dollywood and end with a visit to Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Show. A spectacular show that includes illusions, horsemaship and a four-course meal with lots of audience participation. Included is also tour of the Pigeon Forge Titanic Museum with a tour guide to answer your questions, and also a brunch in the "secret dining room." If you've never gone through one of these tours, you definitely don't want to miss this one. You'll come out feeling as though you have just walked through time past. We will also visit "The Island" where you can take a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. The evening will end with a Southern-style meal and entertainment at the Majestic Theatre featuring the Smith Family. For more information, contact Rose at 302-629-7180.

Delaware Tech offers escorted tours Delaware Technical Community College and Accent on Travel, in conjunction with Collette Vacations, present First Class Escorted Tours. A portion of the proceeds benefit Delaware Tech's Kids on Campus program by providing scholarship opportunities. Featured trips include: "Nashville and More," - December; "Hawaii Island Tour," - Feb. 2017; "Iceland," - Aug. 2017; "South America Land Tour," - Nov. 2017. To learn more about the full 2017 schedule featuring Hawaii, Iceland and South America, a presentation will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Delaware Tech, Room 529, Carter Partnership Center, Georgetown. All Delaware Tech Travel Programs feature:
  • Round trip flights from Philadelphia (other city departures or air credit available)
  • Round trip transfers to the airport from Delaware Tech
  • Professional English-speaking guide while at the destinations
  • Entrance fees and local guides for destination enrichment
  • Educational, cultural, and fun experiences at the destination's first-class hotels with private baths
  • Very inclusive packages - minimal extras not included
  • Local pre-travel get-togethers with fellow travelers and a professional travel consultant
  • Optional travel insurance
  • Local registration appoints and document pickup at Accent on Travel for those unable to attend general meetings
For more information, call Accent on Travel at 302-703-6154 or email consulting@accentontravel.us.

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.

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.

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.

Substance Abuse Support Group A free Substance Abuse Education and Support Group will be held at Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, on Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 629-8434 to register. Everyone is welcome.

AARP Georgetown AARP Chapter 5340 will meet on June 6. For more information, contact Pat at 302-253-0082.

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.

9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meet twice monthly to discuss local, statewide and national issues, legislation, current events and upcoming elections. Elected officials, candidates and well known speakers/presenters are often in attendance. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of each month at Grotto's Pizza in Dover, and on the second Thursday of each month at Arena's in Milford. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the stimulating and inspiring conversation. For more information, contact Karen Gritton at karen@912delawarepatriots.com or 302-381-6426.

Hub Club meetings The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) meets every Wednesday at Rudy's Family Restaurant, U.S. 13, Harrington. On the first, second, fourth and fifth Wednesday, the meeting is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The third Wednesday will be an evening meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited; dinner is from the menu. For more information, contact Gwen at 302-331-6105 or email gscottjones@desu.edu.

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.

Writers' Group Kingdom Writers Fellowship, a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, desire 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 Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.