Pampered Chef fund raiser
Everyone is invited to a Pampered Chef¨ fund raiser hosted by The Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Group, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m., at Delmar Fire Department. RSVP by Nov. 2 to Sheila Loar, 410-896-2275. There will be food, fun, door prizes. A portion of the sales will be donated directly to the Ladies Auxiliary Group. Unable to attend? Call Sheila Loar to place an order.
'Brass and Ivory' November 4
"Brass and Ivory" recital with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra principal trumpeter Andrew Balio and guest pianist Michael Shappard at Ocean View Presbyterian Church, Central Avenue, on Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.Selections: Sir Peter Maxwell's stunning Sonata, Halsey Stevens Coplandesque Sonata, Enescos Impressionistic Legende and Honneggers Intrada. Tickets: $17. Call toll free 888-846-8600.
LHS Tailgate Party
Laurel High School will be hosting a "Superior School Celebration" Tailgate Party on Nov. 3. The event will last from 4 until 6 p.m. on the front lawn of Laurel High School, before the home football game against Lake Forest. Free hot dogs, chips, and soda will be provided to the first 500 people in attendance, and LHS giveaway items will be handed out to those in attendance. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy entertainment from the LHS Marching Band, Varsity Cheerleaders, and a local radio station. The LHS Band and SGA will be selling Laurel Bulldog items, such as stadium blankets, license plates, and spirit items.
Craft show at Delaware Tech
Mark your calendars for the 23rd Annual Craft Fair on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown. Admission is free. There will be door prizes and refreshments. On Friday from 3-7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the William A. Carter Partnership Center, more than 100 crafters from several states will offer everything from floral arrangements, country gifts, woodwork, and ceramics to needlework, jewelry, dolls, clothing, and more. There also will be art work for sale by members of the Georgetown/Adult Plus+ Art League. For more information, call the Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.
Harley Harvest November 4
The Western Sussex Cultural Arts Committee is working with Harley-Davidson of Seaford in hosting "Harley Harvest" on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harley-Davidson of Seaford. "Harley Harvest" will be featuring children's activities, crafts, music, and artist's demonstrations. W.S.C.A.C. is also involved in working with downtown merchants in planning "Girl's Night Out" on Thursday, Nov.16. The committee is sponsoring Pink Grass, an all women's Blue Grass band, to play that evening at the Browsery in downtown Seaford. This event is made possible, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency committed to promoting and supporting all the arts in Delaware.
SHS Alumni Assn. Fall Social
The SHS Alumni Association is hosting their annual fall social at the Seaford Golf & Country Club on Friday, Nov. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. Any SHS graduate, has attended Seaford Schools or has an interest in the Alumni Association is invited to attend. You do not have to be a member of the SHS Alumni Association to attend. There will be light snacks and a cash bar available. Come out to revel in fond memories of good 'ole SHS. For additional information call Donna Hastings Angell 302-629-8077, or Mary Lee DeLuca at 629-8429.
Rock and Roll Dance November 4
St. Philip's Church, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, will hold a dance, Saturday, Nov. 4, 7-10 p.m. Music by Tony Windsor. Tickets are $5 per person; advanced tickets can be purchased at The Bank of Delmarva, Laurel branch. All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. For more information call 875-5537.
Eastern Star of Maryland Banquet
A banquet honoring the charter members of Roelma Chapter 113, Order of the Eastern Star of Maryland, on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m., at Fireman's Memorial Building, Sharptown, Md. Cost is $21 per person. Entertainment will follow a ham/roast beef dinner. Come celebrate our charter members, they are a very special group. For reservations call Susan Calloway, 875-5911. Make checks payable to Susan Calloway, 32556 Holly Oak Drive, Laurel, DE 19956. Deadline for reservations is Wednesday, Nov. 15. The charter members are from Sharptown and Delmar.
Marshall Tucker at Chunkin
The Punkin Chunkin Association is anticipating raising thousands of dollars for local and national charities during the 21st annual world championships scheduled for Nov. 3-5. The first day of competition will culminate with a Marshall Tucker Band concert. Opening for the Marshall Tucker Band will be country artist Danielle Peck. The Marshall Tucker Band is known for hits such as "Can't You See," "Fire on the Mountain" and "Heard it in a Love Song." Peck is a newcomer to the country music scene, making a name for herself with the song, "Findin' a Good Man." Concert tickets at $25 are available at Mugs & Stitches in Lewes, the Cape Gazette office in Nassau Commons, west of Lewes, by contacting Frank Shade at 854-5382, or at the Punkin Chunkin office at 684-8196. For more information visit the website www.punkinchunkin.com.
Laurel Chamber Membership
General Membership meeting of the Laurel Chamber of Commerce at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Chamber of Commerce office on Poplar Street in Laurel. Guest speaker will be Col. McLeash of the Delaware State Police.
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.
Acorn Club meets November 9
The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford will have a business meeting on Nov. 9, at the Seaford Library, at 7:30 p.m. The hostess is Joyce Schaefer and her committee.
AARP chapter 1084 November 9
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 will meet Thursday, Nov. 9, at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, at 1:30 p.m. Auction - Bill Messenger will auction items donated by members: arts and crafts, attic treasures, baked goods. Guests are welcome, refreshments served. For more information, call Helen Skjoldager, 302-875-5086.
Women's Democratic Club
The November meeting of the Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will be Nov. 16, at 11:30 a.m. at the Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. The speaker is Insurance Commissioner, Matt Denn. Join us and bring your friends. Notify Thelma Monroe 934-9716 for reservation.
Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m., at the Log Cabin in Seaford.
Delaware Equine Council to meet
The Delaware Equine Council will meet on November 20 at 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library in Harrington. An election will be held. For more information, contact Nyle at 422-4094 or Peggy at 629-5233.
Laurel New Century Club
The Laurel New Century Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at noon at the Bonanza Restaurant in Delmar. For additional information, call president Dianne Thompson at 875-5126, or vice president Suzanne Layton at 875-7809.
SHS Class of 1996
The Seaford High School Class of 1996 will be holding its 10-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 25. The event will be held at the Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown. We are searching for missing classmates. Contact Susan at 302-344-0741, or email@example.com.
Seaford Class of 1976
The Seaford Class of 1976 will hold its 30-year class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Seaford Fire Hall from 6 p.m. until midnight. Light fare will be served, cash bar and music provided by Tranzfusion. For more information, contact David Smith at 410-749-5776 or Dee (Christopher) Palmer at 629-9410. You can also go to the class website at www.seafordhigh1976.com.
Bridgeville Class of 1949
The Bridgeville Class of 1949 will hold a class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Sailloft Restaurant on Rt. 113, north of Milford. We are searching for classmates, Jean Tucker McQuaide and Stanley Dickerson. If you know how to contact them, call Tom at 337-7494.
BINGO Delaware Storm Baskets
The Delaware Storm Travel Team will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Nov. 9, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Moose, located on Rt. 13A in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several baskets including the Christmas Basket sets, Foyer, Journal and Beverage Tote as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper, American Craft Medium Market and the Library basket. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information call 628-0859.
Basket Bingo November 14
Longaberger Basket Bingo on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Seaford Boys & Girls Club. Doors open at 6 p.m.; Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20, $25 at the door. Door prize drawing: American Crafts Traditions Market Basket. Raffles; Library Basket, Large Hamper Basket. Refreshments available. For more information call Karen at 629-8740; Sherry at 245-8549 or Rhonda at 628-5137. Benefits the Seaford Pop Warner. Your support is greatly appreciated.
FOOD Breakfast Cafe
VFW 4961 Breakfast Cafe, open Monday-Friday, 8-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund. All are welcome.
Roast Beef dinner November 5
Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company annual fall dinner, roast beef and dumplings with all the trimmings and dessert, Sunday, Nov. 5, noon until 4 p.m. Adults $9 and Children under 12 $3. Pre-school are free. All carry outs $9.
Oyster sandwiches and soup
The Auxiliary of the Blades Fire Company will be selling oyster sandwiches and homemade soup on Tuesday, Nov. 7 (Election Day) at the firehouse. Oyster sandwich $6; Chicken salad sandwich $4; soup - peas & dumplings, pint or half-pint, $4 and $2.
Soup & Sandwich Sale
Soup and Sandwich Sale on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bethel Community House, North Oak Grove Road, west of Seaford. A variety of soups available for eating in Community House or "take out" quarts. Sandwiches and desserts also available. Phone Lucy Slacum 629-7117 for details.
Oyster sandwich and baked goods
Hope Lodge #4 and Eastern Star in Laurel will be holding an oyster sandwich and baked goods sale at the lodge on 6th Street and Central Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Nov. 5, 8-11 a.m., at the fire hall, on the corner of 5th and Cannon streets in Blades. Adults $7, children 10 years and under, $3. All breakfast foods, coffee, milk. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month. at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.
Pancake and sausage breakfast
The Soundwaves Handbell Choir of Seaford Christian Academy is having a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at Applebee's on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. Everyone is invited. The cost is $5 per person paid at the door. The proceeds will support the Bell Choir's tour to Vermont in the spring.
Shop & Eat
Yard and Bake Sale November 4
A Yard Sale and Bake Sale, on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. until?, at Bethel Worship Center, Rt. 13, 1-1/2 miles north of Wal-Mart at Ginger Lane – across from Burton's Chrysler, Seaford. Food available will be scrapple sandwiches, hot dogs, drinks. For more information call 628-4240 or 629-7118. Proceeds will go to help needy families.
Greenwood Fall Benefit Sale
Greenwood Mennonite School will hold a Fall Benefit Sale and Auctions, Saturday, Nov. 4. An all-you-can-eat breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m. (adults $6; children 4-11; $4 (under six are free). Baked goods sale. Delicious lunch items. Live and Silent auctions begin at 9:30 a.m.: Autographed items, class theme baskets, collectibles, comforters and quilts, crafts, gift certificates, guy stuff, household items, plus many wonderful items donated by local businessesÉ too numerous to mention. Proceeds to benefit Greenwood Mennonite School, celebrating 78 years. From Greenwood, go east on Rt. 16, left on Rt. 36 (Shawnee Road) and right on Mennonite School Road. Free admission and free parking.
Fall Festival on November 4
A Fall Festival will be on Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. untilÉ , at the Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar (3 miles north of Md/DE state line). Yard Sale and food, featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak stubs, baked goods, soups. for information call 875-7824.
Bazaar and Bake Sale
Nanticoke Senior Center will be having their annual Bazaar & Bake Sale, Nov. 14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, yard sale items, delicious baked goods. Tables for rent $5 members, $10 for non-members. Help support our center.
Portsville Fall Bazaar November 4
Portsville United Methodist Women annual Fall Bazaar, Nov. 4, 8 a.m. -2 p.m., Portsville, 2 miles west of Laurel on Dogwood Lane. Raffle tickets on sale for hand-crafted Wall Hanging and Afghan, baked goods, white elephant table. Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Menu: oyster fritters $5.50, chicken salad, $3.50; Pie, $1; hotdogs, $1; vegetable beef soup, $1. Eat in or take out.
Pancake dinner November 3
The Knights of Columbus is having a Pancake Dinner on Friday, Nov. 3, in the parish hall of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Seaford. The dinner will run from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Come join us in fellowship. $5 for adults, $3 for children under 12. The proceeds will help the Knights with their parish activities, our new scholarship fund and our normal charitable works. The event is open to the community, so bring your friends.
Beef & Dumplings November 4
Beef & Dumpling Dinner, Nov. 4, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., will benefit Ladies Auxiliary Delmar Fire Department. Advance tickets only. Adults and carry outs $10; children (12 and under) $5. Ticket , call 875-2195.
Covered dish dinner and auction
Union United Methodist Church will be holding their annual Covered Dish Dinner and Auction on Friday evening, Nov. 10. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and the auction will immediately follow at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4 through 10 years of ageÉ plus a large, well-filled covered dish per family. Meat and beverage will be provided. Mr. Richard Lindale, our guest auctioneer, will keep you well entertained and laughing as yo u make some wonderful purchases. Everyone is cordially invited for great food, fun and fellowship.
Seaford Historical Society announces that the boutique at the Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion is back. After an absence of several years Shirley Skinner, chairperson of the society gift shop committee, announces the return of this specialty. All members are asked to donate one item, large or small. Items may be placed in the gray box on the front porch of the Ross Mansion at any time before Dec. 1. For details call Skinner at 629-9378.
Christmas Show Trip
Laurel Senior Center Christmas Show trip, Dutch Apple Theater, Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 20. Cost $63, includes transportation, luncheon and show. Shopping after the show if time permits. Call 875-2536 to reserve a seat with deposit.
History of 19th Century Laurel
Have you gotten your copy of this most informative book on early Laurel? The book would make a wonderful and valued gift for the holidays. The 430+ page book is a reprint written by the late Harold Hancock in the 1980s and is selling for $45 or it can be mailed for an additional $5. To obtain a copy contact any board member or call Linda Justice at 875-4217.
The Methodist Manor House located at 1001 Middleford Road in Seaford, will host its annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start your holiday shopping early with crafts, quilting, woodworking, decorations and more. There will also be a chicken salad luncheon available from 11:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the dining room for $6.50. Carry outs available. For more information, call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631.
Women's Holiday Mart
The Women's Holiday Mart will be held in the Exhibit Hall at the Delaware State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Features holiday shopping, demonstrations and activities for kids. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Harrington Business & Professional Women. For information, call Dawn Elliott at 302-398-8544, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website at bpwharrington.org.
Delmar Alumni Association
The Delmar Alumni Association is sponsoring a bus trip on Nov. 10, 11 and 12, to Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, W.Va. This is a pre-holiday retreat. Attractions include the Festival of Lights, Festival of Trees, Christmas at the Mansion, Train Exhibit and lots of time for shopping and relaxing in the pool, etc. The cost is $310, which includes two nights lodging, one holiday dinner buffet, two mountaineers breakfast buffets and tours. For further information call Jo at 846-0698.
Sounds of the Season
Holiday music, performed by "Vital Signs" and others, will be on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2 p.m., at Delmar High School auditorium. Cost is $15 each or $25 for two, in Dr. Wolfgang's office, 629-2366, or 629-2131. Join us for an afternoon performance of singing, dancing, and instrumentals. There will also be a Chinese auction and raffles on site. Concert to benefit The Western Sussex County Relay for Life.
Lioness Christmas House
The Seaford Lioness and The Shiloh House Of Hope present the 16th annual Christmas House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 1-8 p.m. There will be eight homes on this tour and they are located in Laurel, Seaford and Bridgeville. Refreshments will be served at the Shiloh House Of Hope which is also on the tour. Tickets can be purchased at Cutn' Up Family Salon or by calling Bonny Hastings at 302-629-9596 or Sharyn Dukes at 302-236-7754.
Christmas yard sale November 18
Christ United Methodist Church, 510 South Central Ave. in Laurel, will be having a yard sale Nov. 18, beginning at 7:30 a.m. till noon. A wide variety of Christmas Items and toys will be for sale. Refreshments will be served.
Bethel House Tour
Sunday, Dec. 10, there will be a House Tour in Bethel, consisting of several homes. The choir at Sailor's Bethel United Methodist Church will be performing a Christmas Cantata at 4:30 p.m. prior to the tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 per person. Any questions call 302-875-3971 or 875-3733. Bethel Historical Society will be sponsoring a Bethel Maritime Autumn Festival on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007. Anyone interested in participating in this event can call 875-3971 and leave message.
Historical Society's Gift Shop
The Seaford Historical Society's Gift Shop is pleased to announce that they will be selling jewelry made by Cindy Cole. Cindy moved to Seaford in 1976 and taught at West Seaford School. She met and married her husband, Charles Cole, a 1964 graduate of Seaford High School, and they currently reside in Bethel. All of her jewelry is made with sterling silver and semi-precious stones. Stop in the Seaford Museum Gift Shop to see this unique collection of hand-made jewelry.
Babies & Toddlers Stay and Play
Parents and children from birth to age four are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. Now thru-May 2007. Closed on school holidays. No registration required. Call Anna Scovel at 856-5239 for more information.Seaford Parks & Recreation (SDPR), 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon.
Stories of Old-Time Laurel
The Laurel Historical Society's Kendal Jones will be presenting a three-part slide show on "Places, Faces and Stories of Old-Time Laurel" at the Laurel Public Library in the new community meeting room. This meeting is open to the public. Members are encouraged to invite a non-member to join them for this interesting presentation. The date is Wednesday, Nov. 29. The program will start at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered.
Read Aloud training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.