Gallery 107 art classes
The following classes are scheduled for the month of November. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html.
The Gallery, which is located at 324 High St., Seaford, is open Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St.
There will be no special classes in November.
Mondays, Nov. 21 and 28 - 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, 10 a.m. to noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.
A Tribute to Buddy Holly
"A Tribute to Buddy Holly" will be held at the Seaford Moose Lodge on Saturday, Nov. 19. This event is open to the public and features a dinner including: pork and stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, California melody, rolls and butter, and desserts.
Cost is $20 per person. For information, call The Moose at 302-629-8408, or Barry at 302-249-7363.
Canned food and clothing drive
On Saturday, Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Hungry Howie's Pizza of Seaford is sponsoring a canned food and winter clothing drive to help the homeless and needy veterans in Delaware. Hungry Howie's has partnered with the Veteran's Crisis Foundation and the Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans for this event.
Receive a free bag of Howie bread sticks with your order of a large pizza if you donate a grocery bag full of nonperishable canned goods and winter clothing.
DuPont Ladies Luncheon The DuPont Ladies Luncheon will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Eastern Star Building, 7 Pine St. Ext., Seaford. The event includes social hour at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon. Cost is $15. For reservations, call Joyce Fluharty at 536-1884 and leave a message. All money is due by Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Seaford Christmas Parade
The Seaford Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 with a rain date of Sunday, Dec. 4.This year's theme is 'A Candy Cane Christmas'. The parade is sponsored by the Downtown Seaford Association, Inc. and the City of Seaford.For registration and more information, visit www.My Christmas Parade.com or call Sarah Lee at 629-6762 or 629-7357.
Trophies will be awarded in different categories. If you oryour organization wishes to make a donation to the parade, please make checks payable and mail to Downtown Seaford Association, Inc., PO Box 12, Seaford, DE 19973.
Holiday Evergreens Sale
The Spade and Trowel Garden Club Inc. is taking orders for the 2016 Holiday Evergreens Sale. The annual sale of decorations handcrafted by members of the garden club helps fund the club's community projects. All products are made to order.
Deliveries will be available on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Galestown Community Center and Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Governor Ross Mansion.
Centerpieces come in single ($15) and double ($25) sizes, depending on the number of candles. They make great gifts!
Swags feature evergreens fastened to a board that can be hung on a door, wall or mailbox and are $25. Cemetery mounds measuring up to 4 feet long are $30. Wreaths can be made of mixed greens ($30); boxwood ($35) or magnolia ($50). Order forms and photos are posted on the club's website at seafordspadeandtrowelgardenclub.org. To order, contact any club member or contact Carol Campbell at 337-9332 or MARYLWOODS@aol.com.
Concert at the library
Friends of the Seaford District Library Concert Series will feature four talented local teenagers on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m., in the Woodruff Room of the Seaford District Library. Harp Concert
Performers include Guitarist Dorothy McCormick, 13, of Millsboro; Violinist Gil Hoffman, 14, of Frederica; Pianist Dominic Anthony, 15, of Seaford; and Vocalist Lauren Moneymaker, 16, homeschooled. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call the library at 629-2524.
Expressions of Joy Harp Ensemblewill perform in concert at St. John's U.M. Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m.Enjoy a magical night celebrating the season of Christmas. Free admission. Call 443-359-0186 for more information.
Control your financial destiny
Are you looking for ways to improve your financial future and make better decisions? The Money School will present a seminar, How to Control Your Financial Destiny, at Laurel Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The seminar, which will include a presentation and time to ask questions, is free and open to the public.
Contact Gregg at 875-3184 or email@example.com for more information.
Holiday Crafts Class
Are you looking to make a craft for the holiday season for yourself or someone else? Artist Grace Poe will conduct a two-part art class for adults at the Laurel Public Library from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30 and Monday, Dec. 5.
Participants can choose to make a yarn wreath or an ornament.
Grace will guide attendees to create a unique work of art starting in the first class and finishing it in the second. Attendance is limited to 20 individuals and registration is encouraged. Contact Gregg at 875-3184 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Twinkle Dance Club Dinner/Dance
The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will hold its next Dinner/Dance on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Laurel American Legion Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel.
Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by dancing. Live music provided by The Keynotes. Join us for a Foxtrot lesson before dinner.There will be a large variety of dance styles for your enjoyment. Dancers of all abilities are welcome.Dress code is jacket and tie/holiday dressy.
Must be at least 21 to attend.A cash bar is provided by the Legion.Cost is $25 per person. Reservations must be made by Dec. 3. No tickets will be sold at the door.
For tickets, call Edith Snedecor at 877-0618. Visit our Facebook page, Twinkle Club, Laurel, DE or our website, www.twinkleclub.
New exhibits at the Bethel Museum
The Bethel Museum, 312 First St., Bethel, will feature a traveling exhibit of art work by Karen and Joe Owens of Seaford, in October through December. The exhibit will feature handmade miniature model lighthouses and sailing ships from the Chesapeake Bay crafted by Joe.Karen, who prefers watercolors,will feature paintings with nautical views and structures from various parts of Delmarva Peninsula. Jim Goslee is displaying two models which he built. One is a shad boat used on local rivers and the other is a punt gun boat which was used in the old days to shoot wild game at night.
Karen and Joe are two of the founding members of the Nanticoke River Arts Council.They were also very involved in the opening of "Gallery 107" in Seaford. These new exhibits will be open on the second and fourth Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. each month through December. The museum will also have its permanent exhibit showing the ship building industry in Bethel during the 1800s.
For more information, call 858-3840.
Craft Show in Bethel
The Bethel Museum, 312 First St., Bethel, will host a craft show on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Many items for sale will make nice Christmas presents.
One of the vendors, Eldreth Pottery from Oxford, Pa., will have 2016 Santas, snowmen, and other items for sale. There will also be 18" handmade doll clothes, handcrafted jewelry, and many other items from local vendors.
For more information, call 875-5965.
Oyster Fritter/Chicken Salad Dinner
On Friday, Nov. 18, an oyster fritter dinner, or chicken salad dinner, or a combination of both, will be held at the Delmar VFW, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 8.
The dinner includes two sides (applesauce, beets, macaroni and cheese, turnip greens), iced tea/coffee, and roll.
This event is sponsored by the Delmar Memorial VFW Post #8276 with proceeds benefiting various charities.
For more information, call the Postat 410-896-3722 after 3 p.m.
Delmar Community Carol Sing
Delmar Community Carol Sing will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Delmar Middle/High School Auditorium. Come and enjoy singing and listening to the music.
All are welcome to St. Stephen's Camelot Hall, 103 State St., after caroling, for free soup, sandwiches and cookies provided by the local churches. Please bring a canned good for distribution to the local needy.
Delmar Christmas Shoppers Fair
Delmar Christmas Shoppers Fair to benefit the Wildcat Wellness Pantry (formerly known as The Delmar Food Bank) will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Delmar Middle & Senior High School cafeteria. Over 20 crafters and vendors, home decor, fall and Christmas items, his and her gifts, photos with Santa and Walgreens wellness checks and flu shots.
Admission is $1 or a non-perishable food item. For more information, call 841-0102.
Christmas Cash Calendar
The Delmar Fire Department's Ladies Auxillary will be drawing a daily winner for its Christmas Cash Calendar throughout the month of December. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any auxiliary member or call 302-846-2335, 302-875-2195, or 443-359-0924.
Don's Tree Farm opens
Don's Tree Farm in Greenwood will open for the Christmas season on Black Friday. The farm will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.
Fresh cut Frasier, Douglas, Concolor and Canaan Fir Christmas trees arrive weekly through Christmas. The White Pine field is open for you choose, we cut. New for 2016 are balled and burlapped Norway Spruce Christmas trees in stock.
The Christmas Shop is fully stocked with all your holiday needs - wreaths, cemetery mounds, hostess gifts and holiday decorations. Santa visits every Saturday in December from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Don't miss the train displays. Don's Tree Farm is a dealer for Lionel and G Scale model trains.
Visit www.DonsTreeFarm.com or call 349-0555 for more information.
Senior Center events
The following events will be held at the Bridgeville Senior Center in November.
Friday, Nov. 18 - 10 a.m. - Ms. Ruth here on Malnutrition; 11 a.m. - Chair Yoga; Noon - Lunch
Monday, Nov. 14 - PNC & Post Office; Option of Care Hospice, Barbee of Delaware Hospice; Noon - Lunch
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Visit Laurel Senior Center for Lunch and Bingo
Wednesday, Nov. 16 - 10 a.m. - Bible Study; Noon - Lunch; 1 p.m. - Save A Lot
Thursday, Nov. 17 - 9:45 a.m. - Walgreens; 11 a.m. Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for bowling at Milford Lanes
Friday, Nov. 18 - 10 a.m. - Ms. Ruth here on Malnutrition; 11 a.m. - Chair Yoga; Noon - Lunch.
Vince Wilson Magic and Murder Mystery Theater - On Thursday, Nov. 17 from 5-7 p.m., Vince Wilson will bring his Magic and Murder Mystery Theater to the Bridgeville Library. Vince Wilson will demonstrate mysteries to entice and enthrall using real history, tales from literature and experiments in psychic phenomena. The Studio in Bridgeville
Can you contact the spirits of the RMS Titanic? Is psychic activity real? Watch a volunteer be "touched" by the "other side"! Solve the mystery of who killed Edgar Allan Poe! All this and more in a paranormal extravaganza brought to you by Vince Wilson Magic. Visit www.magicandmurder.com and www.vincewilsonmagic.com for more information.
Reminiscing in Bridgeville - On Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m., join us for coffee and refreshments as we discuss the good old days in Bridgeville. "Bridgeville on the Move" will include our panel of guests discussing the buildings and homes that have been moved throughout our community.
The Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes. For more information, call Grace at 228-7859.
Creative Weekly Art Classes - We will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. Ages 6+. On Mondays, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., year round.
Adult Art Classes - Adults can focus on specific art techniques or complete interest based projects. On the first Friday of the month, 6-8 p.m. Private Art Instruction - Customized individual classes to meet your needs.
Other classes and times available upon request or find new events online at www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.
WHS Class of '76 Reunion
The Woodbridge High School Class of 1976 will hold their 40 year reunion on Friday, Nov. 18, at Heritage Shores Clubhouse in Bridgeville.Contact Rick Tull at 629-9543 for more information.
Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner from noon to 2 p.m on Thursday, Nov. 24, in the Fellowship Hall. The dinner, which is prepared and served by volunteers, is open to everyone. There is no cost for the meal but donations are gratefully accepted. Join us for a time of food and fellowship. Limited deliveries available; call 337-7409.
3rd Country Music Festival
This year's event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the new Woodbridge High School. The program will feature Jimmy Hoppa, the Jones Boys and 12 more local artists. Tickets for adults are $13.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. Children 12 & under are $5.00 advance and $6.00 at the door. Tickets may purchased at Hoobers, Nanticoke Fence, and the Woodbridge District Office beginning Monday, October 10th. Any questions call 302-629-3964.
Christmas in Bridgeville is Dec. 3
The Bridgeville Historical Society will be hosting its 41st Annual "Christmas in Bridgeville" Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Woodbridge Middle School (formerly the Woodbridge High School) at 307 Laws Street in Bridgeville.
The craft show will include over 80 vendors selling a large assortment of holiday gift guide items. The show will also include a raffle for a high definition TV. Admission is free, and all proceeds benefit the non-profit Bridgeville Historical Society, Inc.
For more information call Charles or Sharon Hawk at 302-337-8675 or e-mail to email@example.com.
Quarter Party fundraiser
Anona Council #11 will hold a fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer's and other community projects on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., auction starts at 7, at the Red Men's Fraternal Home (IORM), 17451 Nassau Commons Rd., Nassau, near Lewes. Several vendors have been invited. Food will be available for purchase.
Advance tickets are $5 each. Extra paddles are $3 each. To order tickets, contact Rebecca Breasure at 302-245-6602.
On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Women of the Moose #1208 will have a Quarter Auction at the Moose Lodge, 833 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, Md., with food concessions, a homemade baked goods table, and a gently used purse table.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the auction starts at 7. The first paddle is $5, extra paddles are $3. Bring two canned food items for the Maryland Food Bank and get one free paddle with first paid paddle (limit one free paddle per person).
Vendors wanted. Call or text Barb Gregory at 443-235-4488 or visit the Facebook event page, Salisbury WOTM Chapter 1208 Quarter Auction.
All proceeds support various charities.
Sussex Tech presents 'The Odd Couple'
The Sussex Tech Drama Club will perform Neil Simon's The Odd Couple on Nov. 17-19, in the Commons Area Theater at Sussex Technical High School. All shows start promptly at 6:30 p.m.
This female driven production follows two characters with opposing personalities who are forced into becoming roommates. As personalities clash, frustration builds and hilarity ensues.Led by seniors Lauren Mahetta and Lauren Thornberg, the production also showcases the talents of Chloe Bartholomew, Ari August, Maddie Alt, Sydney Gross, Eryk Bluto and Hannah Wolk.
Tickets are $8 for students and seniors and $10 for adults. For tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beef, pork sandwiches
The Federalsburg Historical Society will sell pit beef or pulled pork sandwiches, chips, brownie, and beverage for $8 on Friday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Orders will be picked up at the firehouse. Fax orders to 410-754-8472. Call Wayne Cole at 443-786-3943 for more info.
Yard Sale, Christmas Shop
Multi-family yard sale including a moving sale with children's clothing, household items, and Christmas items on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Wheatley Methodist Church located between Eldorado and Sharptown, Md. Doors open at 7 a.m.
Wheatley Methodist Church Hunter's Luncheon & Christmas Shop (open to all, not just hunters) will be held at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26,at the Galestown Community Center, Galestown, Md.Christmas Shop will include a Christmas Corner and jewelry. Breakfast sandwiches and bake sale. Luncheon, featuring oyster fritters, hamburger and hot dog sandwiches and homemade soups,begins at 10:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit restoration of Wheatley School currently serving as Wheatley Church Hall.
Deck the Halls with CHEER
Deck the Halls with Christmas CHEER on Friday, Dec. 2 from 6-10 p.m., at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown.
Decorated Christmas trees and wreaths will highlight the evening. There will also be a Santa's Bake Shop, a silent auction, Christmas gifts, dinner catered by Lighthouse Catering, and dancing with music by The Funsters. On the dinner menu will be beef tenderloin stuffed with seafood, Tuscan chicken, mini shells with pesto cream sauce, broccoli/cauliflower topped with blue cheese sauce, rice with vegetables, fruit crepes with flavored whipped cream for dessert, and a cash bar.
The public is invited to enjoy this holiday event. Tickets are $40 per person. They can be purchased at the CHEER Community Center or by contacting Dave Tidwell at 854-2888 or 854-9500.
To decorate and sponsor a tree or wreath for the event, contact Dave.
Proceeds will be used to support services for senior citizens in Sussex County.
Community Recognition Award Event
Men For Change Ministry Outreach will host its 8th Annual Community Recognition Award Event on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1-4:30 p.m., at the Federalsburg Fire Hall, 208 N. University Ave., Federalsburg.
Keynote speaker will be Honorable Judge Karen Murphy-Jenson, former county administrative judgewith Caroline County Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial Circuit. This year's honorees include Francis Gates, John Williams, Shirley A. Greene, Cheryl Beulah, Dontri Bolden and Gwendolyn Wright.
Admission is $25. Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact David Ricks Sr. at 443-786-5182 or Sherwood Sharp Sr. at 410-422-2599.
Christmas Open House
Join us for our Christmas Open House at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum on Monday, Dec. 12, immediately after the Federalsburg Christmas Parade which begins at 6 p.m.Enjoy light refreshments, decorated Christmas trees and working electric trains.Santa Claus will also be available for photos and gift requests.
Trip to The Grand Theater
Laurel Senior Center will be going to Wilmington on Saturday, Nov., 26 to The Grand Theater to see "Broadway Christmas Wonderland." For more information, call 875-2536.
Nashville Christmas Tour
Sign up now for the Nashville Christmas Tour, a bus trip presented by the Nanticoke Senior Center and Curran Travel, on Nov. 27 - Dec. 2. Enjoy the Nashville Nightlife Theatre, Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat, a three hour guided tour of Nashville, a Gaylord Opryland Hotel tour and much more. Double occupancy is $945 per person, single is $1,178 per person. Call the Nanticoke Senior Center at 629-4939 for more information and tickets.
Trip to Kentucky
Caroline County AARP 915 is sponsoring a trip to Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, and Renfro Valley on May 16-22, 2017.
The trip includes admissions to Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, Renfro Barn Dance Show, Bandstand, Mt. Gospel Jubilee, Kentucky Horse Park and Country Music Museum/Hall of Fame. Tour historic Berea, Stonewall Jackson House, American Celebration on Parade.
For more information, call Diana at 410-754-8189.
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.
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Sussex Chapter 1105 monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 1-2 p.m. atAmvets Post 2, 32592 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. For more information, call 302-542-3889.
Republican Women's meeting
The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 10:30 a.m., at Pizza King in Seaford. Senator Bryant Richardson will be the speaker. Everyone is welcome.
GriefShare support group
GriefShare support group begins Sept. 8, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church Street, Milford, and runs every Thursday for 12 weeks.
There is no charge to attend. For questions, call the church office at 422-8111.
Vets helping Vets
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.
Nar Anon meeting on Saturdays
There will be a Nar Anon meeting at Centenary United Methodist Church on Market Street in Laurel on Saturdays at 6 p.m.
Explore your ancestry with SCGS
The Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS), an organization dedicated to promoting genealogy and education to encourage and instruct in genealogical research, can help you search your ancestry.
SCGS holds monthly membership meetings from September to May that feature informative presentations.
General meetings take place on the third Saturday of each month at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit www.scgsdelaware.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.