Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for May at Seaford Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The Gallery, which is located at 324 High St., Seaford, is open Thursdays and Fridays from 1-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St. Special classes Sunday, May 6, 1-3 p.m. - Acrylic Pouring -Learn how to create abstract art using acrylic paint. Taught by three artists experienced in acrylic pouring, we will take you step-by-step from mixing paints to admiring your creation. All supplies will be provided but we ask that students bring an apron or paint shirt to protect their clothing.This class is for adult painters at any level from beginner to accomplished artist. Participation is limited to 12 students.Tuition is $20. Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Ongoing classes Canvas and Coffee on Friday mornings is currently full and not accepting new students at this time.
Hebron Lodge #14 sponsors Bingo The Hebron Lodge #14 of Seaford will hold Bingo on Thursday, April 19, at the Federalsburg VFW. Doors open at 5:30, games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Prizes are $50 to $100 gift cards from local businesses and the grand prize is a $200 gift card. Must be 18-years-old to play. Snacks and beverages will be served. Chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs and cakes will be available for purchase. To order tickets, call Charles Good at 629-2092.
Seaford Volunteer Fire Ladies Auxiliary meeting The Ladies Auxiliary of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. will hold its next meeting on Monday, April 23 at 7 pm in the meeting room at the fire house.Anyone interested who is at least 18 years of age may join the auxiliary. Please contact Isabel Stevenson for more information at 302-245-5418 or email@example.com.
Bar-B-Que dinner set for April 28 There will be a Bar-B-Que dinner featuring Emings Bar-B-Que on Saturday, April 28 from 4-6 p.m. at Gethsemane Fellowship Hall. Dinner includes half a chicken, applesauce, homemade coleslaw, baked beans, roll, dessert, and beverage. Advanced tickets only, tickets cost $11 and must be purchased by April 23. Carryouts are available. The dinner is sponsored by the Gethsemane Bible Class. Call 302-629-2862 for more information.
Miss/Little Miss Seaford Pageant The Miss/Little Miss Seaford Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 11, at Seaford Senior High School. Applications are available at Cut N Up Salon, 609 W. Stein Hwy., Seaford, or by calling Bonny Hastings at 302-841-4884. Only the first 12 girls to apply to the Little Miss Seaford Pageant will be accepted.
Boys and Girls Club fundraiser Grotto Pizza Community Pizza Night to benefit the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club will be held at Seaford Grotto Pizza from 4 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 12. With the presentation of a voucher, Grotto Pizza will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 302-236-7038.
Square One fundraiser Applebees Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Square One, Inc. will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 15 at Seaford Applebees. Tickets are $7 per person and $5 for kids under 12. For more information, email email@example.com or call 302-236-7038.
Kiwanis offers scholarships The Kiwanis Club of Seaford is offering three scholarships to graduating seniors residing within the boundaries of the Seaford School District or attending Seaford High School. Two scholarships are funded by the Seaford Kiwanis Foundation and will be $4,000 each. The third scholarship for $4,000 is funded by the Seaford Kiwanis Foundation and the Janosik Foundation. Scholarship applications are available from high school guidance offices or by contacting Fred Glime at 629-3652. The application deadline is Friday, April 13.
Democratic Committee events A Soup and Salad Social sponsored by the 35th and 39th Democratic Representativedistricts will be held at the Seaford DistrictLibrary from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Come and share your concerns and vision for your community.The event is free but you must have a ticket. Complimentary tickets are available at www.evite.com (search Western Sussex County Democrats Soup n Salad Social). For more information, contact Marcel Hayes, 35th RD chair, at302-524-2196. The Sussex County Democratic Committee Spring Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 21, at the Cheer Community Center,Georgetown. The reception is at 6 p.m. and is followed by dinner and a program at 7. Cost is $60 per person.Come and enjoy an evening with your local, state and federal representatives.For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com and search for Sussex County Democratic Committee Annual Spring Dinner. For more information, contact Valencia Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.org or call302-727-0359.
Soup and Salad Social The Western Sussex County Democratic Party will have a Soup and Salad Social on Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seaford District Library. The event is hosted by the 35th and 39th Representative Districts. Come and share your concerns and vision for your community. We all have a voice, so share yours while enjoying a warm bowl of soup and salad with your neighbors. Complimentary tickets are available at www.evite.com - search: Western Sussex County Democrats Soup n Salad Social. For more information, contact Marcel Hayes, 35th RD chair, at 302-524-2196 or email Deldems35@gmail.com.
Annual geranium sale The Western Sussex Branch of AAUW is taking pre-orders for their annual geranium sale to raise scholarship money for a local Western Sussex County high school student and a Delaware Space Academy student. Lakeside Greenhouse in Laurel will again provide quality plants. Pre-orders are due by Friday, April 6. Available colors are: red, white, pink, salmon, and fuchsia. Price for each 6 pot is $4.50. To order, call 629-4619. The plants will be available for pick up at the West Seaford Elementary School parking lot across from the Nanticoke Senior Center on Saturday, April 28, between 8 and 11 a.m. Geraniums not picked up by 11, will be sold to the public.
Department 56 at Seaford Museum The Seaford Museum is featuring a Department 56 Exhibit through May. In the 1980s, Department 56 started making high quality porcelain models of 18th century English housing and people and has since branched out into other times and areas. This exhibit, with more than 120 buildings, several hundred people, trees, bushes, and signs is featured in the Webb Room of the Seaford Museum. Because this collection is tied with the Christmas season, look closely to see if you can locate any Santa Clauses checking to see who is being naughty and who is being nice! Following this exhibit, the Webb Room will feature a World War I exhibit with posters from the Smithsonian and other artifacts from the museums collection throughout the summer. The museum, located in the old Post Office on High Street, is open Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.The Department 56 Exhibit is part of the $7 museum entrance fee or $3 for only the Webb Room entrance.
Laurel Garden Club workshop The Laurel Garden Club will meet at the Laurel Public Library at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 19. Our workshop, Gardening in the Spring, will beginin the library and continue with a hands-on demonstration in the Carvel Avenue Garden. Bring gloves and a trowel. The workshop is free and open to the public. Lunch will follow at a local restaurant. For more information, call Linda at 302-629-6205.
Yard, Plant & Bake Sale The Laurel American Legion Post #19 will hold a Yard, Plant & Bake Sale on Saturday, April 28 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Ladies Auxiliary will sell breakfast sandwiches from 7 to 10 a.m. The Auxiliary will also sell homemade oyster fritters for $8, cheeseburger/hamburger, french fries and soda for $5 and hot dogs for $1.50. Now is a great time to do some spring cleaning and make extra cash. Purchase a table - $15 for two tables - and enjoy the food available for purchase. Baked goods and plants will also be sold. Proceeds support veterans in need. For more information or to rent a table, contact Cindy Jones at 443-477-1713 or the Laurel American Legion at 302-875-9948.
Dinner/Dance on April 14 The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will hold its next Dinner/Dance on Saturday, April 14 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 Bob Hughes. Join us for a Rumba lesson before dinner. Enjoy a large variety of dance styles. Dancers of all abilities are welcome. Dress code is jacket and tie/dressy casual. Must be over 21 to attend. A cash bar is provided by the Legion. Cost is $30 per person. Reservations must be made in advance by April 7. 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.org.
Wetlands Celebration Day Adventure awaits at the second annual Wetlands Celebration Day on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trap Pond State Park.The first 125 cars will receive free admission to the park. Fun for the whole family including free pontoon boat tours, canoe rentals, self-guided hiking trails, exhibitors, bike rally and more. For more information, call 302-739-9939 or visit de.gov/wetlandscelebration.
Laurel Civic Club scholarship The Laurel Civic Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship.This scholarship is given in memory of Robert Ellis. The scholarship is to assist a student with strong community service.Graduating seniors that reside within the Laurel School District, but not necessarily attending Laurel High School, are eligible.Applications are available at the Laurel High School, Sussex Tech High School andLaurel Public Library. Contact Lawrence Elliott at 302-875-3320 for additional information. Application deadline is April 30.
Laurel Lions Pizza Night Laurel Lion Pizza Night will take place on the first Tuesday evening of each month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Laurel Pizzeria. Ten percent of each check will be donated to the club. Check at the register for a coupon or ask and 10 percent will be donated to the Laurel Lions Club. Please help or non-profit club and our service projects.
Laurel Library fundraiser On every fourth Tuesday evening, from 5-9 pm, the Friends of the Laurel Public Library have a 10 percent night at the Laurel Pizzeria. By presenting a coupon (found at the cash register) along with the check, the Friends receive 10 percent of the amount. This money is then used to support activities for the young people of our community. Help the non-profit group, The Friends of the Laurel Library, provide great programming for our young people.
Bridgeville Library Board of Trustees seeks applicants - The Bridgeville Library Board of Trustees is seeking applicants for a five-year term on the board. The board will review applications and forward a recommendation to the resident judge of the Superior Court of Sussex County for appointment. Board members must be a resident of the Woodbridge School District, preferably within the Bridgeville post office service area. Library board members oversee the library as representatives of the community. They determine policies governing the operation and programs of the library. They develop and oversee the operating budget. The board has monthly meetings, usually on the third Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m., that are open to the public. Applications are available at the library. For more information, contact Karen Johnson at 302-337-7401, ext.107. The deadline to apply is May 10. Adult Craft Night - Join us for fun and friendship as we create a mason jar beach inspired decoration. All materials will be provided. You may bring your own container to decorate; however, it must be empty, clean, and free of labels. Light refreshments will be available. Registration is required by Wednesday, April 18. Contact the circulation desk at 302-337-7401, ext. 101 to sign up. Library Fundraiser Exhibit of Bleile HDR Photography - The library will exhibit the HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography of Gene Bleile through April 26. The exhibition will showcase landscape, nautical, oceanscape, floral and architectural images of local interest, including photographs from Seafords Ross Mansion and Woodland Ferry, along with images of Lewes and Rehoboth beaches. Additional photographs include images of Outer Banks/Nags Head, N.C., Colonial Williamsburg, Va., Gettysburg, Pa., Chincoteague, Va. and Cornwall, England. During the exhibit and fundraiser, those who make a $30 contribution will select and order one print of their choice. Contributors of $50 will receive two prints, of $70, three prints and of $100, four prints. All checks are payable to the Bridgeville Public Library. Photographs will be ordered and may be picked up during the first week of May.
Republicans for Sussex dinner Join your local legislators for a Beef and Dumpling Dinner hosted by Republicans for Sussex on Sunday, May 6 from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Delmar VFW, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. This will be a great opportunity to meet with our western Sussex legislators, and have a delicious Sunday afternoon dinner, said Ron Sams, RFS chairman. Dinner is $15 for adults, and $10 for children under 12. Attendees can eat-in or carry-out. For ticket information, contact Ron Sams at 945-2586.
Sub Sale, Geranium Sale The Ladies Auxiliary of the Delmar Fire Department is sponsoring a Sub Sale and a Geranium Sale. Pick-up is from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12. The geraniums, which are in 4 1/2 pots and available in red, pink, white and lavender, are $6 each. Twelve inch cold cut and turkey subs are available for $8 each. Advance orders only. To place your orders, call 410-896-3280, 443-359-5767, 443-493-3153 or contact any auxiliary member by Thursday, May 3.
Kiwanis Club Yard Sale On Saturday, April 28, the Kiwanis Club of Delmar will host a yard sale at All Saints Episcopal Church (corner of Grove and 10th streets) from 7 a.m. to noon. Spaces which do not include a table are $10. To rent a space or for more information, call 410-896-3955.
Delmar Alumni Association The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family, and friends: Thursday, Aug 23- Love, Lies and the Lottery: A winning lottery ticket worth hundreds of millions goes missing! Greedy friends and relatives plot and scheme and make this the funniest jackpot of the year. Thursday, Nov. 29- Christmas in Paradise- Three New York couples stranded by a snow storm in an Amish farmhouse learn the true meaning of Christmas. Both shows are presented at the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa.The price is $127.25 per show which includes transportation, dinner, and show. For more information and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.
Youth Conservation Festival Delaware Ducks Unlimited presents the 2018 Youth Conservation Festival on Saturday, April 14 at 12613 Road 602, Owens Station, in Greenwood. The events registration will be from 8-10 a.m. with activities from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This will be a day for the youth to learn about conservation and outdoor activities. The program is free and includes one-year Greenwing membership, lunch, and more. Visit www.greenwingde.org or contact Christy Willis at email@example.com for more information.
Kids Club Summer camp Campers will have a blast participating in fun games and activities during Kids Klub Summer Escape. Registration is now open for this Wicomico County Recreation & Parks summer camp, which is held at four locations: North Salisbury Elementary, Willards Elementary, Delmar Elementary and Westside Intermediate schools. The last week of camp is held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Kids Klub Summer Escape will be held Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for boys and girls ages 5-13. The cost per week is $125 per child, with shorter weeks prorated, and optional field trips are $20-25 per trip.There are 10 theme weeks from June 20-Aug. 24. Initial registration for Kids Klub Summer Escape and payment should be made in person at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office, Salisbury. Weekly registration and payment can then be completed at www.WicomicoRecandParks.org. Purchase of Care is accepted. Space is limited. For more information, contact Program Director Brandi Belfield at 410-548-4900, ext. 109 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DGMA presents banquet/concert The Delmarva Gospel Music Association will hold a banquet/concert featuring The Blackwater Brothers at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 27, at Sam Yoder Farm in Houston. Doors open at 5. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by calling 302-422-8315or visiting DelmarvaGospel.com.
Antique appraisals Todd Peenstra, a well-known antique appraiser from Annapolis, will be at the Federalsburg Historical Society and Museum, 100 Covey-Williams Alley, Federalsburg, Md., to identify and appraise treasures on Saturday, April 21. Registration begins at 1 p.m. followed by the show at 2. The fee is $5 per item with a limit of five items. Refreshments will be sold.
Community Hobby Fair The Federalsburg Community Hobby Fair sponsored by Federalsburg Historical Society will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria of Federalsburg Elementary School. The event is free and everyone is welcome. To display your hobby or collection, contact Bart Johnson at 443-786-4086 or email@example.com.
Ruritan Breakfast Buffet The Ruritan will resume its monthly breakfast buffet on the last Sunday of the month at the Galestown Community Center, 5538 Schoolhouse Rd., Galestown, Md. The breakfast will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. on the following Sundays: April 29 and May 27 - weather permitting. The menu includes eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, creamed chipped beef, biscuits and sticky buns.
Volunteer with Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware is looking for volunteers who love to read to children. Volunteers usually read one to two hours per week at local childcare centers.Sign up online at www.readalouddelaware.org or call 856-2527for more information.
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, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown. The next meeting is Wednesday, April 4. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.
Airport Advisory meeting The Delaware Coastal Airport Advisory Committee meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center in Georgetown. The meeting is open to the public.
Lunch Bunch meeting Social seniors of the Lunch Bunch meet at 11:30 a.m. each Thursday for lunch. On Thursday April 19, the group will gather at Ocean Grill, Long Neck Road, Millsboro. All seniors are welcome. For more information, call Regina at 302 280-6199.
Overeaters Anonymous Do you have a problem with food? Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who meet to support each other in facing this issue in our lives. The group meets Thursday evenings at Milford Memorial Hospital in the Grier Building room 207, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Please call Carol at 302-245-3766 with any questions or to learn more.
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.
Laurel Boy Scouts Laurel Boy Scouts meet Mondays at 7 p.m., upstairs at Centenary UMC. For more information, contact Cliff Alpert at 228-2390 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the second Sunday 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.
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.
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.
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.
Self-paced computer training Learn basic and intermediate computer and information processing skills using computer assisted tutorials. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet search applications, email and more. A facilitator is available to get you started and answer questions. Prior computer experience is helpful but not required. Sessions are held Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Nason Room at the Seaford District Library. Call the Seaford Library at 629-2524 to reserve a seat. Walk-ins are also welcome.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Sussex County Stamp Club The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Johns 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.
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.
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.
Christian Writers Fellowship Vine and Vessels Christian Writers Fellowship offers support, networking andopportunities to aspiring writers and poets. If you possessa God-given talent and a passionate desirefor writing, this group is for you. Seize thisopportunity to grow your creative writing skills and connect with other writers. Meetings are heldon the fourth Saturday of each month at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904 or Betty L. Ricks-Jarman at 448-5939 for more info.
Alzheimers support Milton Senior Center located at 24855 Broadkill Road hosts an Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group on the second Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. This is a free program and any interested persons are urged to attend. If you are caring for someone who has any type of dementia, this is the time to get all your questions answered. There is no registration required, just show up. We hope to see you there. There are more than five million Americans who had Alzheimers disease (AD) now, and, by mid-century, that number will triple up to about 16 million. Women are almost twice as likely as men to develop AD and account for almost two thirds of those five million.
Corvette Club meeting The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month atthe CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.
9-12 Delaware Patriots The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings are taking place. Kent County meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month. Sussex County meetings are held the second Thursday of each month.
Transportation for veterans In Sussex County there are several transportation opportunities available for our veterans. One of them is located in Seaford. This eight passenger van carries veterans to and from the VA Hospital in Elsmere and to and from the VA Clinic in Dover. It tries to operate on Mondays and Wednesdays but will transport at other times if needed. If you need this transportation, call the dispatcher at 302-858-7588.