Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 17, 2007
 
Events

Memorial Day services
The Laurel American Legion Post 19 will hold Memorial Day services on May 28 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Colonel Thomas F. Macleish, Superintendent, Delaware State Police. The laurel Middle School band will perform and refreshments will be served. Celebrate Memorial Day with local veterans.

Woodbridge Class of 2010 Car Wash
The Woodbridge High School Class of 2010 is holding a car wash on Saturday, May 19, from 9 am to noon, at the Woodbridge School District offices located at the intersection of Rt. 13 and Rt. 404. Come out and support your family and friends who are part of the Woodbridge Class of 2010.

Blades Spring Cleanup Day
Spring cleanup day will be Saturday May 19. Curbside pick up will be accomplished in one day, so you are urged to put your trash out on Friday night May 18. Crews start at 7 a.m. and make no return trips. Items "not" to include are: tires, batteries, flammable and hazardous materials, rocks, bricks, dirt, petroleum products, appliances with freon and construction debris. No household garbage. Tree limbs, leaves, etc. must be cut into 4-foot lengths and bundled. No logs over 50 pounds or 4 inches in diameter. Any questions call Town Hal at 629-7366.

Aging and Adults with Disabilities
The Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will meet at the Sussex County West Administrative Complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown, on Monday, May 21, at 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. For more information call John Williams, chairman, at 856-3125.

Gardener's Appreciation Week
The Shoppe's of Historic High Street in Downtown Seaford invite you to join them for Gardener's Appreciation Week. This week long event will begin Monday, May 21st and run through Saturday, May 26th. Come in town to view the beautiful gardens surrounding the Historic High Street Shopping District. Act II Florist will be featuring ornamental and perennial flower gardens . Two Cats in the Yard Herbary, Bath and Body will be featuring perennial herb gardens, rose gardens and container gardens. The Mt. Olivet Church will feature it's Prayer Garden including a biblical history of the plants featured in this garden. Sand and Stone Creations at the French Quarter will have it's ornamental courtyard garden open to the public. Don't forget to check out the ornamental flower beds at The Open Cupboard, City Hall, Gateway Park and others up and down High Street. All of the gardens will be open to the public through Saturday, May 26th. On Saturday, CommunityOrganics.Org will have an organic produce stand in the Mt. Olivet Church parking lot beginning at 10am. This local grower will be featuring organic produce, vegetable plants, herbs and annuals. Shorty's Lawn Service will also be at Mt. Olivet for some Q&A about lawn and garden equipment, issues and service. Be here for a casual afternoon of gardens, gardening and garden conversation. Pick up a garden locator map at any garden location or at Eastern Shore Books & Coffee Shop located at Pine St. & High St. in Historic Downtown Seaford or call 628-1601 for more information.

Memorial Day Concert
A Memorial Day Gospel Concert will be held on Monday, May 28, at 6 p.m., at the Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists will include The Cash Family of Felton, Jimmy Passwaters of Denton, Md., the Hillbilly Rock & Roll Gospel Band of Federalsburg and Judy Laramore of Denton. Bring a chair and a friend. Concession stands will be available and a love offering will be received.

Phillips Landing Boat Ramp closing
The Division of Fish and Wildlife of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announces the temporary closing of the Phillips Landing boat ramp from midnight Monday, May 28, to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. The temporary closure is necessary to accommodate a special event at Phillips Landing in celebration of Captain John Smith's historic 1608 exploration of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, during which he traveled up the Nanticoke River. Phillips Landing is located in the Robert L. Graham Nanticoke Wildlife Area, west of Laurel and near Bethel in western Sussex County near the Maryland border. For questions regarding the closing, contact Rob Gano, Division of Fish and Wildlife, (302) 539-3160, or Melinda Carl or Joanna Wilson, Public Affairs, (302) 739-9902.

Seaford graduation
The Seaford High School is having its graduation ceremony at the Bob Dowd Stadium on June 1. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Graduates need to be in the gymnasium between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m., dressed in cap and gown for the senior class picture.

Spring Fest
A Spring Fest will be at the Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar, (3 miles north of Md/DE state line), featuring: oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak subs, homemade ice cream - Baked goods. For more information call 875-7824.

Delmar Charity Walk
The Delmar High School is sponsoring a Charity walk on June 2 in conjunction with the Day in the Park. It will begin at the school and end in the park. The charity for this year is the Jody Reid Scholarship Fund. For more information or to make a donation call 875-9722.

New Century Club Yard Sale
The Laurel New Century Club will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m., 502 South Central Ave, Laurel, near the old post office. There will be household goods, books, kids stuff and a whole lot more. Refreshments and baked goods will be available. Rain date is Saturday, June 9.

Texas Hold-Em Tournament
On Friday, June 8, at 7 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center, located at Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. CHEER is sponsoring a Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament. Pre-registration of $100 is open until midnight of June 4, and entry fee at the door is $125. Checks should be made payable to CHEER and mailed, along with name, address, and phone number to: P.O. Box 735, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. Dealers and staff will be provided by Delaware Fundraiser Charity, Inc. (DFC). Food will be available for the evening. Mark your calendar and plan on joining the fun, remember seating is limited! For more information call DFC at 302-226-2406 or John Culp at CHEER 302-856-5187.

Bass fishing tournament
The Laurel Fire Department Inc. will be hosting a bass fishing tournament on Saturday, June 9, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Phillips Landing boat ramp. The cost is $80 per boat with an optional $10 lunker pot. All proceeds will go to the Laurel Fire Department Inc. For further information or to register contact Kevin Brumbley at 302-462-5139

Armed Forces Appreciation Week
The Shoppes of Historic High Street in Downtown Seaford invite you to join them for Armed Forces Appreciation Week. Participating High Street retailers will honor 15 percent off with a military or veteran ID all week long, May 14-19. On Saturday, May 19, join the Historic District for an honorary ride in classic, custom, or modified automobiles, trucks and motorcycles. "Fly Your Flags Proudly and come display some American muscle." Extended parking will be provided on the south side of High Street as well as in the Mt. Olivet Church parking lot from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Join the Seaford American Legion at noon for a Memorial Service at City Hall and Gateway Park. Have fun while showing your support for our troops, our Veterans and our community. For more information, call 628-0401

Delaware Tech holds Museum Day
Admission for visitors to view the "Treasures of the Sea" exhibit at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown, on Friday, May 18, will be free of charge as the college celebrates International Museum Day 2007. Celebrated all over the world since 1977, the event encourages museums and communities to become active participants in preserving and interpreting the heritage of the world's nations of peoples. Each year, a theme is decided on by the advisory committee - that theme for 2007 is "Universal Heritage." International Museum Day provides the opportunity for museum professionals to meet the public and alert them to the challenges that museums face in the modern age. The "Treasures of the Sea" exhibit features artifacts from the ill-fated Spanish galleon, Nuestra Senora de Atocha. The museum will be open and admission will be free of charge on May 18 from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call the museum at 302-856-5700.

Bath & Beauty Fair
Bath & Beauty Fair with up to 50% savings on bath and body products, Thursday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday, May 18, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the main lobby at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Proceeds benefit the Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary. Payroll deducation available, credit cards, checks or cash.

4th annual "Balling for God"
The Outreach Team of New Zion United Methodist Church is hosting its 4th Annual "Balling for God" Basketball Tournament and HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The event will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Webb Avenue in Laurel. The Sussex County AIDS Council will be on hand giving out pamphlets and information about this rapidly growing disease and to provide free HIV/AIDS testing. The age brackets for the basketball tournament are 9-11, 12-14, and 15-18. There will also be a foul shooting contest. Trophies will be awarded. There is entertainment for the younger children as well. There will be food and fun for everyone. Vendors are invited. For more information contact Sherita Belle at 877-0987 or Amy Handy at 875-4263.

Karaoke wih Jerry Butler
Covered dish supper and evening of karaoke with Jerry Butler at Bethel Community House in Oak Grove on Saturday, May 20, at 6 p.m.

Seaford Mission fundraiser
Just by dining at the Seaford Golden Corral during the week of May 20 through the 26, 20 percent of the total purchase will be donated to the Seaford Mission of Hope. You must present a coupon to the cashier at the time of payment. Coupons are available at Posey Palace Florist, Craig's TV, the Mission and area churches. This will be a fun and easy way of supporting a worthy ministry. If you have any questions, call the Mission at 629-2559. Also: There will be a gospel concert at the Shoppes at Dairy Lane (Tull's) on Saturday, May 26 from 1-3 p.m. Let's honor our veterans. Bring a lawn chair. A love offering will be taken for the Seaford Mission of Hope. If you have any questions, please call the Mission at 629-2559.

Beauty Pageant June 9
The 4th annual Miss Tri-State Pageant is seeking contestants ages five and up to compete on June 9, at Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin, Md. For more information call 302-846-0388 or 410-641-6436.

Get in shape at Delaware Tech
Swimsuit season is just around the corner and now is the time to get in shape through fitness classes offered at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. There are a variety of options offered at the college, including aerobics, cardio/weight training, personal training, belly dancing, toning classes and yoga. Golf and horseback riding are offered off-campus. The Owens Campus gymnasium complex is now open five nights a week until 7 p.m. and includes state-of-the art cardio/weight training and exercise equipment, a mirrored exercise room, a basketball court and complete locker rooms for men and women. Certified personal trainers and group exercise instructors are on-site to provide guidance toward individual fitness goals. For more information, contact Corporate and Community Programs at 302-854-6966.

Real Aloud Delaware training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, May 29, 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.

Free horse events in May
Following is a listing of free Horse Events in Delaware and Maryland:
May 19 - CBHSA Horse Show, at C-Line Stables, Odessa, contact Carlotta, 302-376-9594
May 20 - American Mustang and Burro Show, Delmarva Chapter, at Dills Auction Grounds, Felton, contact Alycia, 302-422-7735
May 20 - Eastern Shore Western Horse Assoc Show, Callaways' Hitching Rail, Harrington, contact Sharon, 410-749-1887
The New Delaware Equine Mascot (who needs a name) will make appearances at many of these functions until the contest is over on Aug 15. If you wish more information on our Contest go to www.delawareequinecouncil.org -go to News page and see Contest.

Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8276 with support from Eastern Shore Corvette Club and Late Great Chevrolet Club will be holding a car, truck and motorcycle show on May 19 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at their location near the Old Mill Crab House in Delmar, Md. Rain date is May 20. For information call 629-5183, or 410-896-3722. The show is to benefit Disabled American Veterans of Delaware, Chapter 9.

Relay for Life
The American Cancer Society invites all residents of Seaford and Western Sussex communities to get involved in the fight against cancer. The Society needs volunteers for its signature event, Relay for Life, which will be held on Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, at the Nanticoke Health Services Mears Campus in Seaford. Volunteers are asked to form teams for the Relay for Life. A unique community-based, overnight event. Relay for Life honors cancer survivors and remembers those who have lost their battle against the disease. Each Relay team consists of 10-15 participants. Relay teams set up a campsite and take turns walking or running. While the Relay is going on, a community party atmosphere is created by team members camping out, enjoying entertainment, food, games, and camaraderie. All proceeds from Relay for Life benefit the American Cancer Society's programs of research, patient services, prevention, advocacy, and public education. If you are interested in receiving information on how to register a team, or for further information, contact Mary Catherine Hopkins, chair, at 875-7308.

Kids' Fest Invites Exhibitors/Vendors
Community organizations, particularly those serving youth and their families, are invited to participate in the 10th Annual Kids' Fest to be held on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. The event provides fun and games, education and entertainment while supporting youth activities in Southern Delaware. It features a Healthy Kids Expo, a Teen Idol Youth Talent Contest, free entertainment, a variety of horse and pony events and hands-on activities, an inflatable fair and carnival games. Activities are planned to attract teens as well as the younger crowd. Throughout the day, Nemours Health and Prevention Services will spotlight its "5-2-1 Almost None" message aimed at promoting good nutrition and physical activity among youth. Combined with all the fun on tap, this makes Kids' Fest a great opportunity for community organizations to participate and to highlight their activities and services. Participation is free to non-profit organizations. Kids' Fest coordinators ask only that each organization provide a hands-on activity for young people as a part of the event. Kids' Fest is a family friendly and affordable event. Admission is $1 per person; parking is free. Ride and game tickets may be purchased at 25 for $5; some activities are individually priced, and many, including all entertainment, are free. A variety of food will be for sale throughout the day. For more information, call 302-398-5194 or 302-242-0375 or visit the website: www.kidsfestde.org.

Vera Bradley Beach Raffle
Vera Bradley Beach Raffle, sponsored by Laurel Lioness, a Capri blue beach tote, beach hat and beach sandals. Tickets are $1 each, or 6 tickets for $5. Winner will be announced on June 7. For tickets contact Dianne at 875-5126, or Karen at 875-2662, or any Lioness.

Laurel History Books Still Available
A few copies of the 19th Century History of Laurel, published by the Laurel Historical Society may still be purchased at either the Laurel Town Office, Laurel Public Library, or O'Neal's Antiques. The price remains at $45 each. For further information or to arrange to have a book mailed please call 875-4217. There is a $5 mailing fee.

Trap Pond volunteers sought
Trap Pond offers free camping in exchange for Volunteer Services (Required for free camping, 24 hours per week of volunteering). Host programs available in the campground, Nature Center, maintenance and administrative. Check out our other awards for short term volunteering. (For more information contact: Glen.Stubbolo@state.de.us, Community and Volunteer Services 302-739-1960.

Baseball Equipment Needed
Any baseball equipment, used or unused, is needed for an Eagle Scout Project. Equipment will be collected, refurbished, and sent to the Dominican Republic. Contact Kirby Mills via email at terps19947@yahoo.com or by phone 1-302-690-2749 if you can be of any assistance.

Volunteers Needed
The Disabled American Veterans Organization (DAV) needs volunteer drivers to take local veterans to the VA hospital in Elsmere, in a DAV van. Van expenses are paid. One day per week needed or other times as a substitute. Valid drivers license and physical exam by VA required. Food allowance at the VA hospital cafeteria is provided. Time required is about 8 hours per trip. Van is at the VFW club on Middleford Rd., Seaford. Phone Chet Swift at 629-5143 or Jerry Chapman at 629-8108.

Meetings

Republican Women's Club
Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet on Thursday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m., at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. The guest speaker will be Councilman George B. Cole, who will speak on the Land Use Plan, about which all are concerned. There is no charge. Lunch is optional and will be ordered from the menu. For further information call Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Western Sussex Democrrats
Because of the holiday, the Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its monthly meeting a week early on May 21, at Duke's Pool House on Sycamore Road in Laurel. The meeting will feature a dish-to-pass at 6:30 p.m. and members are asked to contribute $5 for the dinner. Fund raising has begun and the club members will soon be selling chances on $1,000 with a limited amount of tickets to be sold. The prize drawing will be held at the club's annul picnic on July 16. The picnic traditionally features several flavors of homemade ice cream. Newcomers to the area are welcome and more information on the club can be obtained from Betsy Davis at 875-7091.

Ruritan Club Chicken Barbecue
Laurel Ruritan Club is sponsoring a chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the O'Neal's Antiques on Rt. 13 in Laurel. The dinner will cost $6 and will benefit local charities.

NARFE
Chapter 1992 (Georgetown) of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will hold their next meeting on Monday, May 21, beginning with lunch at Pizza King on Stein Highway in Seaford at 11:30 a.m. Following lunch there will be a guided tour of the Ross Mansion in Seaford at 2 p.m. Cost of the tour is $3 per person. For more information on the meeting or for membership, call president Les Martens at 629-9759.

Walking group
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a walking group with eight week sessions now through May 31. The sessions will take place on Monday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. Register in the West Seaford Elementary parking lot at the time of the walk. The walk will be the course around the Seaford Country Club. The person/family submitting the most distance walked at the end of the session will be awarded a free summer membership to the Seaford Community Pool. Call 629-6809 for more information.

Sons of Confederate Veterans
The Maj. Gen. Arnold Elzey Camp #1940, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets the first Wednesday of each month in the lower level of the Salisbury Library at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners
Trap Pond Partners' monthly meeting will be held at the park's Nature Center, the second Wednesday of each month. Anyone interested in Trap Pond State Park is invited to attend. For information, call 875-5153

Cancer Support Group
The Wellness Community-Delaware is offering a support group for people affected by cancer and their loved ones at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. The group meets at the Cancer Care Center on the third Thursday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. To register for this program or for more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150. All programs at The Wellness Community are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their loved ones.

Delaware Equine Council meeting
The next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council is Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library, all those interested in horses are welcome to attend. For info contact Peggy 629-5233.

Toastmasters
Toastmasters of Southern Delaware meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month in Bay Shore Community Church at 6 p.m. Develop your public speaking skills in a supportive environment. Contact Joy Slabaugh at 846-9201, or joy@estfinancial.com.

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.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.

Embroiders' Guild meeting
The Sussex Chapter of Embroiders' Guild meets on the second Monday of the month, September through June at 10 a.m. at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. All levels of stitchers from beginner to advanced are welcome. Call 410-208-9386.

Trips

Laurel Senior Center trips
June 4 - A day in Ocean City, Md.
June 14 - Choptank Riverboat Luncheon- Suicide Bridge $38.
July 10 - Smith Island Cruise-Luncheon, $40.
For more information call 875-2536.

Cruise benefits Relay for Life
Dr. Marie Wolfgang is announcing her next "Cruisin' for the Cure" fundraiser cruise, sailing from New York City on Jan. 26, 2008, for 11 nights to the Southern Caribbean on the new Norwegian Gem. Fare includes a chartered bus to the dock. Due to an enthusiastic response, only one cabin remains. Call Carolyn at 629-4471 for complete details.

SDPR trips
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation is planning the following trip; Baseball: Orioles vs. Yankees at Camden Yards, Friday, July 27, $45 a ticket, Bus leaves at 4 p.m., game is at 7 p.m.

Trip to Sight and Sound Theater
AARP Chapter #5340 of Georgetown is offering a trip to see "In The Beginning" at the Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa. The bus will leave Georgetown Square, East Market Street, near the Dollar General Store, Tuesday, June 19, at 8 a.m. and return approximately 8:30 p.m. The cost for each person is $90, which includes dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant. Registration and payment is due May 1. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2760.

Mary Poppins on Broadway
The Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, is currently taking reservations for a summertime trip to see the new Broadway musical "Mary Poppins." The newest production from Oscar-winning director Richard Eyre tells the tale of the world's most famous nanny and is currently playing at New York's New Amsterdam Theatre. Featuring a dream team of vision and stagecraft, the production brings to life the story of the family, their magical nanny, and award-winning songs. Great orchestra seats are still available for the Wednesday, July 18 performance. For more information or to register, call the Adult Plus+ program office at 302-856-5618.

Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Pigeon Forge, Tenn. trip, June 18-22, $589 per person, which includes round-trip Motor Coach, four nights hotel accommodations, four breakfasts, four dinners and six shows. These include: Grand Illusion, Country Tonite Theatre, Comedy Barn Theatre, Blackwood Breakfast Variety Show, The Miracle Theatre, Black Bear Jamboree Dinner and Show, Dolly Parton's Dollywood, visiting Gatlinburg, Tenn., taxes, tips, and baggage handling. For more information call 875-2536.

Food

Book and Bake sale
The Friends of the Delmar Library will be holding their Semi-Annual Book and Bake sale at the Delmar Public Library on Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join us for great books and sweet treats.

Pig Roast
A Pig Roast will be held Saturday, May 19, from noon to 4 p.m., at Wesley Church Community House, Atlanta Road, Seaford. Tickets are $8. Take-outs available. Advance Tickets are available. Carolina Pork Barbecue includes: Pork Barbecue, roll, cole slaw, baked beans, dessert and beverage. Proceeds to benefit Wesley UMC Building Fund.

Ice Cream Festival
Mt Zion Church will hold an Ice Cream Festival on May 26 at 3 p.m. Oyster sandwiches, oyster platters and more will be available. For more information, call 629-4236.

Breakfast Cafe
VFW 4961 Breakfast Cafe, open Monday-Friday, 8-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund.

Events

Memorial Day services
The Laurel American Legion Post 19 will hold Memorial Day services on May 28 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Colonel Thomas F. Macleish, Superintendent, Delaware State Police. The laurel Middle School band will perform and refreshments will be served. Celebrate Memorial Day with local veterans.

Woodbridge Class of 2010 Car Wash
The Woodbridge High School Class of 2010 is holding a car wash on Saturday, May 19, from 9 am to noon, at the Woodbridge School District offices located at the intersection of Rt. 13 and Rt. 404. Come out and support your family and friends who are part of the Woodbridge Class of 2010.

Blades Spring Cleanup Day
Spring cleanup day will be Saturday May 19. Curbside pick up will be accomplished in one day, so you are urged to put your trash out on Friday night May 18. Crews start at 7 a.m. and make no return trips. Items "not" to include are: tires, batteries, flammable and hazardous materials, rocks, bricks, dirt, petroleum products, appliances with freon and construction debris. No household garbage. Tree limbs, leaves, etc. must be cut into 4-foot lengths and bundled. No logs over 50 pounds or 4 inches in diameter. Any questions call Town Hal at 629-7366.

Aging and Adults with Disabilities
The Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will meet at the Sussex County West Administrative Complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown, on Monday, May 21, at 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. For more information call John Williams, chairman, at 856-3125.

Gardener's Appreciation Week
The Shoppe's of Historic High Street in Downtown Seaford invite you to join them for Gardener's Appreciation Week. This week long event will begin Monday, May 21st and run through Saturday, May 26th. Come in town to view the beautiful gardens surrounding the Historic High Street Shopping District. Act II Florist will be featuring ornamental and perennial flower gardens . Two Cats in the Yard Herbary, Bath and Body will be featuring perennial herb gardens, rose gardens and container gardens. The Mt. Olivet Church will feature it's Prayer Garden including a biblical history of the plants featured in this garden. Sand and Stone Creations at the French Quarter will have it's ornamental courtyard garden open to the public. Don't forget to check out the ornamental flower beds at The Open Cupboard, City Hall, Gateway Park and others up and down High Street. All of the gardens will be open to the public through Saturday, May 26th. On Saturday, CommunityOrganics.Org will have an organic produce stand in the Mt. Olivet Church parking lot beginning at 10am. This local grower will be featuring organic produce, vegetable plants, herbs and annuals. Shorty's Lawn Service will also be at Mt. Olivet for some Q&A about lawn and garden equipment, issues and service. Be here for a casual afternoon of gardens, gardening and garden conversation. Pick up a garden locator map at any garden location or at Eastern Shore Books & Coffee Shop located at Pine St. & High St. in Historic Downtown Seaford or call 628-1601 for more information.

Memorial Day Concert
A Memorial Day Gospel Concert will be held on Monday, May 28, at 6 p.m., at the Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists will include The Cash Family of Felton, Jimmy Passwaters of Denton, Md., the Hillbilly Rock & Roll Gospel Band of Federalsburg and Judy Laramore of Denton. Bring a chair and a friend. Concession stands will be available and a love offering will be received.

Phillips Landing Boat Ramp closing
The Division of Fish and Wildlife of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announces the temporary closing of the Phillips Landing boat ramp from midnight Monday, May 28, to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. The temporary closure is necessary to accommodate a special event at Phillips Landing in celebration of Captain John Smith's historic 1608 exploration of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, during which he traveled up the Nanticoke River. Phillips Landing is located in the Robert L. Graham Nanticoke Wildlife Area, west of Laurel and near Bethel in western Sussex County near the Maryland border. For questions regarding the closing, contact Rob Gano, Division of Fish and Wildlife, (302) 539-3160, or Melinda Carl or Joanna Wilson, Public Affairs, (302) 739-9902.

Seaford graduation
The Seaford High School is having its graduation ceremony at the Bob Dowd Stadium on June 1. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Graduates need to be in the gymnasium between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m., dressed in cap and gown for the senior class picture.

Spring Fest
A Spring Fest will be at the Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar, (3 miles north of Md/DE state line), featuring: oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak subs, homemade ice cream - Baked goods. For more information call 875-7824.

Delmar Charity Walk
The Delmar High School is sponsoring a Charity walk on June 2 in conjunction with the Day in the Park. It will begin at the school and end in the park. The charity for this year is the Jody Reid Scholarship Fund. For more information or to make a donation call 875-9722.

New Century Club Yard Sale
The Laurel New Century Club will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m., 502 South Central Ave, Laurel, near the old post office. There will be household goods, books, kids stuff and a whole lot more. Refreshments and baked goods will be available. Rain date is Saturday, June 9.

Texas Hold-Em Tournament
On Friday, June 8, at 7 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center, located at Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. CHEER is sponsoring a Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament. Pre-registration of $100 is open until midnight of June 4, and entry fee at the door is $125. Checks should be made payable to CHEER and mailed, along with name, address, and phone number to: P.O. Box 735, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. Dealers and staff will be provided by Delaware Fundraiser Charity, Inc. (DFC). Food will be available for the evening. Mark your calendar and plan on joining the fun, remember seating is limited! For more information call DFC at 302-226-2406 or John Culp at CHEER 302-856-5187.

Bass fishing tournament
The Laurel Fire Department Inc. will be hosting a bass fishing tournament on Saturday, June 9, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Phillips Landing boat ramp. The cost is $80 per boat with an optional $10 lunker pot. All proceeds will go to the Laurel Fire Department Inc. For further information or to register contact Kevin Brumbley at 302-462-5139

Armed Forces Appreciation Week
The Shoppes of Historic High Street in Downtown Seaford invite you to join them for Armed Forces Appreciation Week. Participating High Street retailers will honor 15 percent off with a military or veteran ID all week long, May 14-19. On Saturday, May 19, join the Historic District for an honorary ride in classic, custom, or modified automobiles, trucks and motorcycles. "Fly Your Flags Proudly and come display some American muscle." Extended parking will be provided on the south side of High Street as well as in the Mt. Olivet Church parking lot from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Join the Seaford American Legion at noon for a Memorial Service at City Hall and Gateway Park. Have fun while showing your support for our troops, our Veterans and our community. For more information, call 628-0401

Delaware Tech holds Museum Day
Admission for visitors to view the "Treasures of the Sea" exhibit at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown, on Friday, May 18, will be free of charge as the college celebrates International Museum Day 2007. Celebrated all over the world since 1977, the event encourages museums and communities to become active participants in preserving and interpreting the heritage of the world's nations of peoples. Each year, a theme is decided on by the advisory committee - that theme for 2007 is "Universal Heritage." International Museum Day provides the opportunity for museum professionals to meet the public and alert them to the challenges that museums face in the modern age. The "Treasures of the Sea" exhibit features artifacts from the ill-fated Spanish galleon, Nuestra Senora de Atocha. The museum will be open and admission will be free of charge on May 18 from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call the museum at 302-856-5700.

Bath & Beauty Fair
Bath & Beauty Fair with up to 50% savings on bath and body products, Thursday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday, May 18, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the main lobby at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Proceeds benefit the Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary. Payroll deducation available, credit cards, checks or cash.

4th annual "Balling for God"
The Outreach Team of New Zion United Methodist Church is hosting its 4th Annual "Balling for God" Basketball Tournament and HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The event will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Webb Avenue in Laurel. The Sussex County AIDS Council will be on hand giving out pamphlets and information about this rapidly growing disease and to provide free HIV/AIDS testing. The age brackets for the basketball tournament are 9-11, 12-14, and 15-18. There will also be a foul shooting contest. Trophies will be awarded. There is entertainment for the younger children as well. There will be food and fun for everyone. Vendors are invited. For more information contact Sherita Belle at 877-0987 or Amy Handy at 875-4263.

Karaoke wih Jerry Butler
Covered dish supper and evening of karaoke with Jerry Butler at Bethel Community House in Oak Grove on Saturday, May 20, at 6 p.m.

Seaford Mission fundraiser
Just by dining at the Seaford Golden Corral during the week of May 20 through the 26, 20 percent of the total purchase will be donated to the Seaford Mission of Hope. You must present a coupon to the cashier at the time of payment. Coupons are available at Posey Palace Florist, Craig's TV, the Mission and area churches. This will be a fun and easy way of supporting a worthy ministry. If you have any questions, call the Mission at 629-2559. Also: There will be a gospel concert at the Shoppes at Dairy Lane (Tull's) on Saturday, May 26 from 1-3 p.m. Let's honor our veterans. Bring a lawn chair. A love offering will be taken for the Seaford Mission of Hope. If you have any questions, please call the Mission at 629-2559.

Beauty Pageant June 9
The 4th annual Miss Tri-State Pageant is seeking contestants ages five and up to compete on June 9, at Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin, Md. For more information call 302-846-0388 or 410-641-6436.

Get in shape at Delaware Tech
Swimsuit season is just around the corner and now is the time to get in shape through fitness classes offered at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. There are a variety of options offered at the college, including aerobics, cardio/weight training, personal training, belly dancing, toning classes and yoga. Golf and horseback riding are offered off-campus. The Owens Campus gymnasium complex is now open five nights a week until 7 p.m. and includes state-of-the art cardio/weight training and exercise equipment, a mirrored exercise room, a basketball court and complete locker rooms for men and women. Certified personal trainers and group exercise instructors are on-site to provide guidance toward individual fitness goals. For more information, contact Corporate and Community Programs at 302-854-6966.

Real Aloud Delaware training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, May 29, 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.

Free horse events in May
Following is a listing of free Horse Events in Delaware and Maryland:
May 19 - CBHSA Horse Show, at C-Line Stables, Odessa, contact Carlotta, 302-376-9594
May 20 - American Mustang and Burro Show, Delmarva Chapter, at Dills Auction Grounds, Felton, contact Alycia, 302-422-7735
May 20 - Eastern Shore Western Horse Assoc Show, Callaways' Hitching Rail, Harrington, contact Sharon, 410-749-1887
The New Delaware Equine Mascot (who needs a name) will make appearances at many of these functions until the contest is over on Aug 15. If you wish more information on our Contest go to www.delawareequinecouncil.org -go to News page and see Contest.

Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8276 with support from Eastern Shore Corvette Club and Late Great Chevrolet Club will be holding a car, truck and motorcycle show on May 19 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at their location near the Old Mill Crab House in Delmar, Md. Rain date is May 20. For information call 629-5183, or 410-896-3722. The show is to benefit Disabled American Veterans of Delaware, Chapter 9.

Relay for Life
The American Cancer Society invites all residents of Seaford and Western Sussex communities to get involved in the fight against cancer. The Society needs volunteers for its signature event, Relay for Life, which will be held on Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, at the Nanticoke Health Services Mears Campus in Seaford. Volunteers are asked to form teams for the Relay for Life. A unique community-based, overnight event. Relay for Life honors cancer survivors and remembers those who have lost their battle against the disease. Each Relay team consists of 10-15 participants. Relay teams set up a campsite and take turns walking or running. While the Relay is going on, a community party atmosphere is created by team members camping out, enjoying entertainment, food, games, and camaraderie. All proceeds from Relay for Life benefit the American Cancer Society's programs of research, patient services, prevention, advocacy, and public education. If you are interested in receiving information on how to register a team, or for further information, contact Mary Catherine Hopkins, chair, at 875-7308.

Kids' Fest Invites Exhibitors/Vendors
Community organizations, particularly those serving youth and their families, are invited to participate in the 10th Annual Kids' Fest to be held on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. The event provides fun and games, education and entertainment while supporting youth activities in Southern Delaware. It features a Healthy Kids Expo, a Teen Idol Youth Talent Contest, free entertainment, a variety of horse and pony events and hands-on activities, an inflatable fair and carnival games. Activities are planned to attract teens as well as the younger crowd. Throughout the day, Nemours Health and Prevention Services will spotlight its "5-2-1 Almost None" message aimed at promoting good nutrition and physical activity among youth. Combined with all the fun on tap, this makes Kids' Fest a great opportunity for community organizations to participate and to highlight their activities and services. Participation is free to non-profit organizations. Kids' Fest coordinators ask only that each organization provide a hands-on activity for young people as a part of the event. Kids' Fest is a family friendly and affordable event. Admission is $1 per person; parking is free. Ride and game tickets may be purchased at 25 for $5; some activities are individually priced, and many, including all entertainment, are free. A variety of food will be for sale throughout the day. For more information, call 302-398-5194 or 302-242-0375 or visit the website: www.kidsfestde.org.

Vera Bradley Beach Raffle
Vera Bradley Beach Raffle, sponsored by Laurel Lioness, a Capri blue beach tote, beach hat and beach sandals. Tickets are $1 each, or 6 tickets for $5. Winner will be announced on June 7. For tickets contact Dianne at 875-5126, or Karen at 875-2662, or any Lioness.

Laurel History Books Still Available
A few copies of the 19th Century History of Laurel, published by the Laurel Historical Society may still be purchased at either the Laurel Town Office, Laurel Public Library, or O'Neal's Antiques. The price remains at $45 each. For further information or to arrange to have a book mailed please call 875-4217. There is a $5 mailing fee.

Trap Pond volunteers sought
Trap Pond offers free camping in exchange for Volunteer Services (Required for free camping, 24 hours per week of volunteering). Host programs available in the campground, Nature Center, maintenance and administrative. Check out our other awards for short term volunteering. (For more information contact: Glen.Stubbolo@state.de.us, Community and Volunteer Services 302-739-1960.

Baseball Equipment Needed
Any baseball equipment, used or unused, is needed for an Eagle Scout Project. Equipment will be collected, refurbished, and sent to the Dominican Republic. Contact Kirby Mills via email at terps19947@yahoo.com or by phone 1-302-690-2749 if you can be of any assistance.

Volunteers Needed
The Disabled American Veterans Organization (DAV) needs volunteer drivers to take local veterans to the VA hospital in Elsmere, in a DAV van. Van expenses are paid. One day per week needed or other times as a substitute. Valid drivers license and physical exam by VA required. Food allowance at the VA hospital cafeteria is provided. Time required is about 8 hours per trip. Van is at the VFW club on Middleford Rd., Seaford. Phone Chet Swift at 629-5143 or Jerry Chapman at 629-8108.

Basket Bingo

SVFD to hold Basket Bingo
The Seaford Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, May 17, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Volunteer Fire Company. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several basket combinations. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper, American Celebrations Boardwalk set or one of the nine door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be provided. For ticket information, call 629-2237.

Longaberger Basket Bingo
On Tuesday, May 22, at the Seaford Boys & Girls Club a Longaberger Basket Bingo will be held. Doors open at 6 p.m. and Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Refreshments, raffles and 50/50 will be available. For more information call: Toni at 302-222-5854 or the Performing Arts Department at L.H.S. at 875-6120. Proceeds will be donated to the Performing Arts at Laurel High School.

Seaford Recreation basket bingo
The Seaford Recreation Department will sponsor a Longaberger basket bingo at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at the Seaford VFW. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature basket combinations as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, and $25 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. and refreshments will be available. For more information, call 629-6809.

AMVETS Basket Bingo May 30
The AMVETS Post 1694 will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Wednesday, May 30, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several basket combinations as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper with Lid or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the AMVETS at 629-5624.

Golf

Kiwanis Tournament
Friday, June 8, is the date for the 21st annual golf tournament sponsored by the Seaford Kiwanis Foundation, which was created to provide college scholarships to worthy and aspiring high school seniors. Thanks to enthusiastic participants and willing sponsors 44 students have been helped so far. Most have graduated. Last year's winners are students at the University of Delaware, York College and at the University of Virginia. Mark your calendar and help the Kiwanis Club help deserving youth.

Rotary Golf Tournament
The Nanticoke Rotary club Golf Tournament will be Friday, May 18, at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. Registration is 8 a.m. Cost is $100. For more information, contact Don Hollenbeck at 628-9900.

The Ocean Atlantic Golf Classic
The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay will host for the first time the Ocean Atlantic Golf Classic, an annual benefit on May 16 in support of Children's Beach House, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children with special needs and their families. Larry Goldstein, developer of The Peninsula, and his wife, Ellen, have been named honorary chairs of the 22nd annual tournament, which had previously been played at the Shawnee Country Club in Milford, Del. This is the first year the benefit will be played at The Peninsula, Delaware's first private Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Ocean Atlantic, co-founded by Preston Schell, is the primary sponsor of the event and is constructing town homes and luxury condominiums at The Peninsula. The company has sponsored the tournament since 2004. The tournament accepts 128 golfers, and registration costs $250 per golfer. Interested parties may register via phone at 302-655-4288 or Internet at www.cbhinc.org. The entry fee includes golf, continental breakfast, two hours at the driving range, lunch during the tournament and dinner by The Peninsula's outdoor pool. The tournament is also accepting two sponsors for breakfast and lunch; one sponsor for the hole-in-one contest; two sponsors for the beverage cart; and several sponsors for corporate holes.

Meetings

Republican Women's Club
Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet on Thursday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m., at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. The guest speaker will be Councilman George B. Cole, who will speak on the Land Use Plan, about which all are concerned. There is no charge. Lunch is optional and will be ordered from the menu. For further information call Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Western Sussex Democrrats
Because of the holiday, the Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its monthly meeting a week early on May 21, at Duke's Pool House on Sycamore Road in Laurel. The meeting will feature a dish-to-pass at 6:30 p.m. and members are asked to contribute $5 for the dinner. Fund raising has begun and the club members will soon be selling chances on $1,000 with a limited amount of tickets to be sold. The prize drawing will be held at the club's annul picnic on July 16. The picnic traditionally features several flavors of homemade ice cream. Newcomers to the area are welcome and more information on the club can be obtained from Betsy Davis at 875-7091.

Ruritan Club Chicken Barbecue
Laurel Ruritan Club is sponsoring a chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the O'Neal's Antiques on Rt. 13 in Laurel. The dinner will cost $6 and will benefit local charities.

NARFE
Chapter 1992 (Georgetown) of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will hold their next meeting on Monday, May 21, beginning with lunch at Pizza King on Stein Highway in Seaford at 11:30 a.m. Following lunch there will be a guided tour of the Ross Mansion in Seaford at 2 p.m. Cost of the tour is $3 per person. For more information on the meeting or for membership, call president Les Martens at 629-9759.

Walking group
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a walking group with eight week sessions now through May 31. The sessions will take place on Monday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. Register in the West Seaford Elementary parking lot at the time of the walk. The walk will be the course around the Seaford Country Club. The person/family submitting the most distance walked at the end of the session will be awarded a free summer membership to the Seaford Community Pool. Call 629-6809 for more information.

Sons of Confederate Veterans
The Maj. Gen. Arnold Elzey Camp #1940, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets the first Wednesday of each month in the lower level of the Salisbury Library at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners
Trap Pond Partners' monthly meeting will be held at the park's Nature Center, the second Wednesday of each month. Anyone interested in Trap Pond State Park is invited to attend. For information, call 875-5153

Cancer Support Group
The Wellness Community-Delaware is offering a support group for people affected by cancer and their loved ones at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. The group meets at the Cancer Care Center on the third Thursday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. To register for this program or for more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150. All programs at The Wellness Community are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their loved ones.

Delaware Equine Council meeting
The next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council is Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library, all those interested in horses are welcome to attend. For info contact Peggy 629-5233.

Toastmasters
Toastmasters of Southern Delaware meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month in Bay Shore Community Church at 6 p.m. Develop your public speaking skills in a supportive environment. Contact Joy Slabaugh at 846-9201, or joy@estfinancial.com.

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.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.

Embroiders' Guild meeting
The Sussex Chapter of Embroiders' Guild meets on the second Monday of the month, September through June at 10 a.m. at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. All levels of stitchers from beginner to advanced are welcome. Call 410-208-9386.

Trips

Laurel Senior Center trips
June 4 - A day in Ocean City, Md.
June 14 - Choptank Riverboat Luncheon- Suicide Bridge $38.
July 10 - Smith Island Cruise-Luncheon, $40.
For more information call 875-2536.

Cruise benefits Relay for Life
Dr. Marie Wolfgang is announcing her next "Cruisin' for the Cure" fundraiser cruise, sailing from New York City on Jan. 26, 2008, for 11 nights to the Southern Caribbean on the new Norwegian Gem. Fare includes a chartered bus to the dock. Due to an enthusiastic response, only one cabin remains. Call Carolyn at 629-4471 for complete details.

SDPR trips
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation is planning the following trip;
Baseball: Orioles vs. Yankees at Camden Yards, Friday, July 27, $45 a ticket, Bus leaves at 4 p.m., game is at 7 p.m.

Trip to Sight and Sound Theater
AARP Chapter #5340 of Georgetown is offering a trip to see "In The Beginning" at the Sight and Sound Theater, Lancaster, Pa. The bus will leave Georgetown Square, East Market Street, near the Dollar General Store, Tuesday, June 19, at 8 a.m. and return approximately 8:30 p.m. The cost for each person is $90, which includes dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant. Registration and payment is due May 1. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2760.

Mary Poppins on Broadway
The Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, is currently taking reservations for a summertime trip to see the new Broadway musical "Mary Poppins." The newest production from Oscar-winning director Richard Eyre tells the tale of the world's most famous nanny and is currently playing at New York's New Amsterdam Theatre. Featuring a dream team of vision and stagecraft, the production brings to life the story of the family, their magical nanny, and award-winning songs. Great orchestra seats are still available for the Wednesday, July 18 performance. For more information or to register, call the Adult Plus+ program office at 302-856-5618.

Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Pigeon Forge, Tenn. trip, June 18-22, $589 per person, which includes round-trip Motor Coach, four nights hotel accommodations, four breakfasts, four dinners and six shows. These include: Grand Illusion, Country Tonite Theatre, Comedy Barn Theatre, Blackwood Breakfast Variety Show, The Miracle Theatre, Black Bear Jamboree Dinner and Show, Dolly Parton's Dollywood, visiting Gatlinburg, Tenn., taxes, tips, and baggage handling. For more information call 875-2536.

Food

Book and Bake sale
The Friends of the Delmar Library will be holding their Semi-Annual Book and Bake sale at the Delmar Public Library on Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join us for great books and sweet treats.

Pig Roast
A Pig Roast will be held Saturday, May 19, from noon to 4 p.m., at Wesley Church Community House, Atlanta Road, Seaford. Tickets are $8. Take-outs available. Advance Tickets are available. Carolina Pork Barbecue includes: Pork Barbecue, roll, cole slaw, baked beans, dessert and beverage. Proceeds to benefit Wesley UMC Building Fund.

Ice Cream Festival
Mt Zion Church will hold an Ice Cream Festival on May 26 at 3 p.m. Oyster sandwiches, oyster platters and more will be available. For more information, call 629-4236.

Breakfast Cafe
VFW 4961 Breakfast Cafe, open Monday-Friday, 8-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund.