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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
2nd 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.
Annual Tractor, Truck & Car Show The 16th Annual Tractor, Truck & Car Show of the First State Antique Tractor Club will be held on Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Governor Ross Plantation in Seaford. The featured tractor is Ford and related equipment. All makes and models are welcome. Kids will enjoy Touch a Tractor and Touch a Truck. The event will feature a Delaware State Police K-9 demonstration, Delaware State Police fingerprinting for kids, a moon bounce, a corn box with toys, a pedal pull, a Chocolate Dessert Contest featuring homemade items, food, a baked goods table, Wrench and Fry Pan Toss, crafters, small engines, 2nd Chance Fur Babies, Greyhound Rescue, presentation of 2016 scholarships, a blacksmith demonstration and Chinese and live auctions. The Delmarva Railroaders Band will perform. Free parking, free admission, flea market, daily parade. No alcoholic drinks. For more information, call Tom Molnar at 616-2148 or email email@example.com.
SHS Members Picnic Seaford Historical Society Members Picnic will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 20, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. SHS members and friends are welcome. Bring a side dish or dessert. Fried chicken will be supplied. Cost is $6 per person at the door. Reservations are required. Call 628-9828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to make reservations is June 15.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit delawarewatersheds.org.
A Night At The Movies Bring your family and enjoy a free, family friendly movie at The Lighthouse, 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel, every second and fourth Friday of the month. Free popcorn, soft drinks, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the main feature begins at 7. To find out what is playing, call 875-7814.
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.
Sussex Pomona Grange picnic Sussex Pomona Grange will meet at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Broad Creek Grange, County Seat Highway, Laurel. A picnic featuring a covered dish lunch will be held in the air conditioned hall. Awards will also be given. For information, contact Barbara Wright at 629-7251.
Family Fun Day at the Farm Join us at Changing Fates Equine Rescue of Delaware, 31283 Old Cabin Rd., Laurel, for Family Fun Day at the Farm on Saturday, June 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date is July 9. There will be games for the kids, food, opportunities for pictures with a horse, horse painting, door prizes and more. For more information, visit www.changingfatesequine.org or call 302-339-5065.
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 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.
Register for Summer Reading Program Registration for the 2016 Summer Reading Programs, "On Your Mark, Get SetRead" for ages birth-11 years; "Get In the GameRead" for ages 12-17 years; and "Exercise Your MindRead" for ages 18 and older, begins on Saturday, June 11, at the Bridgeville Library. Reading logs are due on Friday, Aug. 5. The program will end on Tuesday, Aug. 9 with the library's end of summer reading program parties. Stop by the circulation desk to register and pick up your program packet. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.
Senior Center events 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. Monday, June 13 - PNC & PO; 10 a.m. - Eating Good Ruth; 11 a.m. - Spanish Class; Noon - Lunch Tuesday, June 14 - 10 a.m. - Diabetes classes by Quality Insight of Delaware; Noon - Lunch Wednesday, June 15 - 10 a.m. - Bible Study; Noon - Lunch; 1 p.m. - Roses Thursday, June 16 - 9:30 a.m. - Walgreens; 11 a.m. - Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for bowling at Milford Lanes Friday, June 17 - 10 a.m. - Leave Center for luncheon at Golden Corral; Dollar Tree after lunch.
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.
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.
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.
Cheer Cheerful Notes to hold concert The Cheer Center's Cheerful Notes Glee Club will host its yearly concert on Tuesday, June 14 at 1 p.m. The free event will be held at the Cheer Community Center, 20520 Sandhill Road in Georgetown. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, contact Sue Pepper at 856-1529.
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 email@example.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.
Enjoy an old fashioned picnic Don't miss The Big Tent Event, a friends and family picnic hosted by Republicans for Sussex on Sunday, July 10 from 2-6 p.m. at 16-Mile Brewery in Georgetown. Come out and enjoy an old fashioned picnic featuring grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, chips, ice cream and cold drinks. While the children are busy with face painting, bubbles and games, adults can enjoy the camaraderie in fellowship as we listen to authentic "stump speeches" by our county's elected officials and candidates (tree stump included). Cost is $30 per adult and children under 12 are free. RSVP by July 1 to R4sussex@gmail.com or by calling 945-2586. Sponsorships are also available.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Cash Bingo On Sunday, July 24, the Federalsburg Historical Society is sponsoring a Cash Bingo at the VFW Post 5246 on Veterans Drive in Federalsburg, Md. Doors open at 1 p.m., bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. There will be cash prizes, door prizes, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Debbie at 443-786-2972 or Denise at 410-310-6573.
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 email@example.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. Bus trip to see comedy play The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa. to see the comedy play, Perfect Wedding, on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Cost is $65 per person and includes motor coach transportation, luncheon buffet, the play and all tips and gratuities. Open to the public. Payment is due upon sign up and checks are 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 and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com or 302-381-6426.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.