Calendar


Aug. 8-9

Beebe Auxilliary uniform/shoe sale — The Beebe Auxiliary will continue its two-day uniform/shoe sale on Thursday, Aug. 9, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Sunshine Café at Beebe Healthcare on Savannah Road in Lewes.

Aug. 9-11

FOSCL Summer Book Sale — The Friends of South Coastal Library will hold its Summer Book Sale at the South Coastal Library, 43 Kent Avenue in Bethany Beach, on Thursday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 10, 1-5 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale includes books and materials for adults, children and teens, as well as DVDs and CDs. No credit cards are accepted (cash or check only). For more information, call (302) 537-5661.

 

Aug. 10

Quarter auction for Mid-Coast — The 2nd Annual Quarter Auction Fundraiser to benefit Mid-Coast Cheerleaders & Gymnasts will take place at the Frankford fire hall on Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door, including one paddle, with additional paddles available for $3 each. To donate items or purchase tickets, contact Melissa Tuttle at (302) 542-6651 or coastersmidcoast@gmail.com.

Teen sand-painting craft — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 10 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. will feature a teen sand-painting craft for kids ages 10 to 17, using sand and glue to make art. All materials are provided free of charge. The class is free, but pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 11

Summer Fling, Lunch & Bake Sale — Long Neck United Methodist Church, at 32051 Long Neck Road, will host its Summer Fling, Lunch & Bake Sale on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call the church office at (302) 945-9453.

South Bethany All Town Party, ‘Coco’ — South Bethany residents and visitors are being invited by the Town of South Bethany to a free All Town Party and movie night on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m., on the beach at South 3rd Street. There will be fun, games and free hotdogs and drinks, followed by a showing of the movie “Coco.” Guests can bring chairs, blankets, snacks, flashlights and anything else for a cozy evening on the beach.

Quarter auction at IR Senior Center — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro will host a quarter auction on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. Paddles (with a roll of quarters) cost $15 each, with an “All-in Paddle” costing $35 each. Light refreshments will be available to purchase, with 70 vendor items to bid on. For more information, call Sheila Morgan at (302) 934-0122.

Republilcan Club supper — The 38th District Republican Club will host a Covered Dish Supper on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m.at the Roxana Fire Hall, 35943 Zion Church Road (Route 20), Roxana. All attendees are requested to bring a covered dish to share. State and local Sussex County candidates have been invited to speak at the event and meet attendees. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased from 38th District Republican Club PAC Treasurer Tom Fallon, at tomfallon46@yahoo.com. Checks should be payable and mailed to 38th District Republican Club PAC, P.O. Box 1371, Bethany Beach, DE 19930. No tickets will be sold at the door. The public is invited. More information may also be obtained online at www.38thdrcp.com.

CHEER Car, Truck & Bike Show — The 8th Annual CHEER Car, Truck & BIke Show was rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center, at the corner of Sand Hill Road and Route 9, east of Georgetown. Spectator admission is free. The Champagne All-You-Can-Eat Brunch will also take place at that time. Tickets for the brunch are available at the door for $25 each. It is open to the public. Foods range from breakfast foods to prime rib and steamed shrimp with an assortment of desserts. For more information, call (302) 515-3045.

FORGE Quarter Auction — FORGE will hold a Quarter Auction on Aug. 11 at 7804 Gumboro Rd., Pittsville, Md., with doors opening at 11 a.m. and the auction beginning at noon. Dozens of items will be available for auction at the annual fundraising event, including gift certificates, NFL merchandise, Pampered Chef, DoTerra Essential Oils, housewares, hardware and more. The first paddle costs $10, and each additional paddle costs $5, payable at the door. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, courtesy of Pittsville Pizza. For more information, contact Rob at (443) 366-2813.

 

Aug. 12

AYCE breakfast buffet at IRVFC — The Indian River Volunteer Fire Company will host its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 7:30 to 11 a.m., at Station 1, 32628 Oak Orchard Road. All are welcome. The price is $8 per adult, $4 for ages 5-12, and free for children younger than 5.

The Hyssongs at St. Matthews — St. Matthews By-the-Sea Methodist Church will continue their 2018 Summer Concert Series with the Hyssongs on Sunday, Aug. 12, starting at 7 p.m. at the church, at the corner of Dagsboro Street and Route 1 in Fenwick Island. The series continues through Aug. 26, featuring the Veasey Family on Aug. 19 and the Crusaders on Aug. 26. The concerts are free of charge to attend, but a “love offering” will be taken for the performers. For more information, contact Merle Dimeler at (302) 436-1938 or the St. Matthews church office at (302) 537-1402.

Fort Miles Museum tours — The Fort Miles Museum will offer guided tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, featuring FMHA tours of Fort Miles artillery park and museum at Cape Henlopen State Park. The cost is $5 per person 8 or older. Tours originate at the Orientation Building. Pre-register by email to fmhatours@gmail.com or go to fortmilesha.org.

 

Aug. 13

Junior geologists rock — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 13 from 2 to 2:45 p.m. will host “Petrology — It Rocks!” as kids from kindergarten through fifth grade play geologist and learn about rocks. The event is free, but in-person registration is required, and parents must accompany their child. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Dance workshop — Professional dance instructor John Brillantes will teach a free dance workshop on Aug. 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach. Salsa, cha-cha, swing, night club/country, two-step and other dance styles are covered, and attendees can learn basic patterns, footwork, rhythm and more while building confidence and having fun. Attendees should wear leather-soled shoes. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Karaoke signup deadline — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 13 at 8 p.m. will conclude signup for its Aug. 20 karaoke session and competitions. Sessions on Aug. 20 will be from 3 to 4 p.m. for those ages 5 to 9, 5 to 6 p.m. for those ages 10-14 and 6 to 7 p.m. for those 15 or older. Those who wish to participate in the Aug. 20 karaoke event must sign up and submit their song confirmation form before 8 p.m. on Aug. 13. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 13-16

Rolling River Rampage VBS — A free summer kids’ event called Rolling River Rampage VBS will be hosted at Bethel United Methodist Church from Monday, Aug. 13, through Thursday, Aug. 16. Children from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade are welcome. VBS will run from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. each evening.  Bethel UMC is located on Clayton Street in Dagsboro. For more information, call (302) 732-6918.

 

Aug. 14

Twice Removed in concert — The summer concert series at Holts Landing State Park will continue on Aug. 14, with Twice Removed, a classic rock band. Details are online at www.destateparks.com/summerconcerts.

Family Game Night — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will host Family Game Night for families with children in first through fifth grades. The games are provided free of charge, but in-person registration is required, and parents must accompany their child. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Water projects priorities presentation — On Aug. 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach, there will be a presentation by Hans Medlarz, Sussex County engineer and vice chairman of the Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council (WIAC), who will present the 2018 list of priority water projects for Sussex County and their funding by the County and State. There will be a question-and-answer period following the presentation. For information, contact Frances Hart at FIHart46@gmail.com.

 

Aug. 15

Ocean View historical park — The Ocean View Historical Society will open its historical buildings adjacent to John West Park to the public each Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. through Aug. 29. Admission is free. Docents will be present to answer questions and take guests on a tour through the Civil War-era restored house, outhouse, 1889 post office, 1923 chicken house, Hall’s Store Visitor Center (under construction) and the developing Coastal Towns Museum.  Free parking is available in the Town of Ocean View lots.

‘Budgeting & Money Management’ — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. will host “Budgeting & Money Management” as Diane Heydt presents a program on how to establish a budget and identify tools to enhance financial well-being. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Big-band concert — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. will host a free concert by the 18-piece Swing City Big Band. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 16

‘Songs & Dances’ concert — “Songs & Dances — A Musical Event,” featuring cellist Jonah Kim, will be presented at St. Martha’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7:30 p.m. There is no admission charge, but a free-will donation to support the group will be appreciated. The church is located on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Maplewood Street in Bethany Beach.

Coast Guard Auxiliary to meet — U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-01 will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at South Bethany Town Hall. Anyone 17 or older is welcome to attend and learn about the Auxiliary.   For more information, call (302) 537-7845.

‘Theodore Roosevelt,” Part 1 — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 16 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. will host “Theodore Roosevelt: A True American,” as Bill Gudelunas presents the first of a three-part series examining the life and political career of Teddy Roosevelt. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Ocean Currents lecture — The final Ocean Currents public lecture of the summer will take place in Room 104 of the Cannon Laboratory at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp campus in Lewes on Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. In “The Life Autonomous,” professor Arthur Trembanis of the University of Delaware School of Marine Science & Policy will discuss autonomous data collection vehicles that operate in the water or air to map out everything from the coastline to the ocean, including results of a recent weeklong survey of the Delaware Bay shoreline, highlighting advances and remaining challenges. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The lecture is considered appropriate for all ages, including K-12.

 

Aug. 17-19

Tango workshop weekend — Tango Lewes will host a weekend of workshops in Argentine tango with three-time USA finalist Roberto Pena and Jackie Shapiro. An Absolute Beginner boot-camp will take place on Aug. 17, 7:30-9 p.m. Open-level classes will be held Aug 18, 12:30-2 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m. Singles are welcome — no need to bring a partner. Private lesson are available Aug.18 and 19. A potluck lunch will be provided by Tango Lewes for those taking the Saturday workshops. All classes will be held at Right Balance Pilates, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Lewes. For more information, visit www.tangolewes.com or email info@tangolewes.com.

 

Aug. 18

Ocean View historical park — Coastal Point Civil War columnist Tom Ryan will hold a book signing for “Spies, Scouts & Secrets in the Gettysburg Campaign” and “Essays on Delaware during the Civil War” at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach on Saturday, Aug. 18, 9 to 11 a.m.

American Legion Crab Feast — American Legion Post 24 will host its Crab Feast on Satruday, Aug. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the post at 28181 Nine Foot Road, Dagsboro. The feast includes all-you-can-eat crabs, fried chicken, hotdos, baked beans, macaroni salad and corn-on-the-cob. Also included is domestic draft beer and sodas. There is no reserved seating. Tickets cost $40 per person in advance, with a limited amount being sold. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (302) 732-3120.

FORGE showing ‘Infinity War’ — FORGE will host a movie night featuring “Avengers: Infinity War,” on Aug. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. at 7804 Gumboro Rd., Pittsville, Md. A $2 donation at the door is requested from non-members attending. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Rob at (443) 366-2813.

 

Aug. 19

Sacred music through the church year — Community Lutheran Church, located at 30897 Omar Road, Frankford, (Route 20 and Armory Road), will host “A Celebration of Sacred Music through the Church Year” on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m., exploring the church year with music from Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter and Pentecost with selections of choral pieces, solos, instrumentals and congregational hymns. A reception will follow.

Veasey Family in concert — St. Matthews By-the-Sea Methodist Church will continue their 2018 Summer Concert Series with the Veasey Family on Sunday, Aug. 19, starting at 7 p.m. at the church, at the corner of Dagsboro Street and Route 1 in Fenwick Island. The series will conclude Aug. 26, featuring the Crusaders. The concerts are free of charge to attend, but a “love offering” will be taken for the performers. For more information, contact Merle Dimeler at (302) 436-1938 or the St. Matthews church office at (302) 537-1402.

 

Aug. 20

Karaoke competition — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 20 will host a series of karaoke sessions and competitions. Sessions will be from 3 to 4 p.m. for those ages 5 to 9, 5 to 6 p.m. for those ages 10-14 and 6 to 7 p.m. for those 15 or older, with audience voting for the 10-14 and 15-and-older groups. Those who wish to participate in the Aug. 20 karaoke event must sign up and submit their song confirmation form before 8 p.m. on Aug. 20. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Vinyasa yoga — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 20 from 8 to 8:45 a.m. will host a free Vinyasa yoga session with RYT 200 certified yoga instructor Amanda Schultz. Participants should bring a yoga mat or beach towel.. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 21

Socrates Café — People from varied backgrounds will gather at Bethany Beach Christian Church on Aug. 21 to discuss philosophical ideas from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The forum is open to all, and all questions and ideas are welcome. For more information, contact Rose Mary Hendrix at Rm.hendrix@mchsi.com or (302) 537-9417.

iPad Users Groups — The South Coastal Library will host its iPad User Groups on Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. The Rookies group is for those just getting started, while the Veterans group is for those who are ready for more advanced skills. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 22

Ocean View historical park — The Ocean View Historical Society will open its historical buildings adjacent to John West Park to the public each Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. through Aug. 29. Admission is free. Docents will be present to answer questions and take guests on a tour through the Civil War-era restored house, outhouse, 1889 post office, 1923 chicken house, Hall’s Store Visitor Center (under construction) and the developing Coastal Towns Museum.  Free parking is available in the Town of Ocean View lots.

Delaware trivia night — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 22 at 5 p.m. will host a Delaware-themed trivia night. Attendees can bring a team of friends (up to 6 members per team) or join a team when they arrive. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Apple Users Group — The South Coastal Library hosts a free monthly meeting of a group that shares ideas/problems/solutions/apps for using Apple products, such as Mac, MacBook, iPad, iPhone, etc., on Aug. 22 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Attendees should bring their fully-charged Apple device and Apple ID/password with them. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Vinyasa yoga — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 22 from 8 to 8:45 a.m. will host a free Vinyasa yoga session with RYT 200 certified yoga instructor Amanda Schultz. Participants should bring a yoga mat or beach towel.. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

 

Aug. 23

Harrington Casino bus trip — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro will host a Harrington Casino bus trip on Thursday, Aug. 23, with the bus leaving at 9:30 a.m. and returning at 4 p.m. The cost is $15 for IRSC members or $25 for non-members, which includes $15 in free play and $7 toward the all-you-can-eat buffet. Seats are limited; contact Maggie Smith at (302) 947-2274 for more information.

‘Ballet: Posture, Flexibility & Strength’ — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 23 at 3 p.m. will host “Ballet for Posture, Flexibility & Strength” as instructor Susan Sneddon leads people through ballet exercises to improve posture, flexibility and strength. The class is free. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

‘Theodore Roosevelt,’ Part 2 — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 23 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. will host “Theodore Roosevelt: A True American,” as Bill Gudelunas presents the second of a three-part series examining the life and political career of Teddy Roosevelt. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Growing Your Business, bilingual — Lola Campos of the Women’s Business Center will host Growing Your Business, a free Q&A session about financing options to grow a business, at the Frankford Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 23, in English at 5:30 p.m. and in Spanish at 6:30 p.m. Topics include challenges faced by small-business owners when seeking financing; different types of debt financing; what lenders look for in a borrower; tips for requesting a loan and the First State Community Loan Fund.

 

Aug. 24

‘Coco’ to be shown in Frankford — Envision Frankford will host the third of its three community movie nights on Aug. 24 at the town park in Frankford, featuring “Coco.” The showing is free and open to the public. The movie will begin at dusk. Everyone is being encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets to watch the movie.

Vinyasa yoga — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 24 from 8 to 8:45 a.m. will host a free Vinyasa yoga session with RYT 200 certified yoga instructor Amanda Schultz. Participants should bring a yoga mat or beach towel.. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 25

American Legion barbecue chicken — American Legion Post 24 in Dagsboro will sell barbecue-chicken dinners from the post parking lot, located at 28181 Nine Foot Road, across from Royal Farms, on Saturday, Aug. 25, offering half a barbecued chicken, served with baked beans, roll and pickle, for $8. The sale is weather-dependent. For more information, call Billy Hitchens at (302) 542-7244. A sale will also be held Sept. 1.

FORGE sidewalk sale — There will be an end-of-season sidewalk sale at FORGE Thift N Gift, located at 7804 Gumboro Rd, Pittsville Md., on Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everything outside will be priced at $1 or less. Door prizes, in the form of additional discounts on various items, will be given away every hour. All proceeds benefit FORGE Youth & Family Academy Inc.

RAL modern self-portrait workshop — The Rehoboth Art League will host a workshop, “The Self-Portrait: Oil Painting,” on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will receive an introduction into the self-portrait and contemporary figure painting through instructor Lauren E. Peters, the 2018 Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship for painting winner in the “Emerging Artist” category. Intermediate oil painters attending the workshop will work from a photograph to create their own self-portraits and will be encouraged to approach their work from a non-traditional perspective, rooted in traditional portraiture but with a more modern take on color and representation. The cost of the workshop is $100 for members and non-members. To register, go to www.rehobothartleague.org or call (302) 227-8408, ext. 112.

Indoor yard sale at IRSC — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro will host an indoor yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast foods, lunch and cold drinks will be available to purchase, along with the more than 20 tables of yard-sale items in the air-conditioned hall. Tables are available to rent. For more information, call the IRSC at (302) 934-8839 or visit IndianRiverSeniorCenterDE.com.

 

Aug. 26

Fellowship, music at Bethel UMC — Bethel United Methodist Church, located at 28311 Clayton Street, in Dagsboro, will present an evening of fellowship and music on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. All are welcome. A love offering will be taken. Refreshments will follow in the Bethel Center. This series of fourth Sunday performances is sponsored by The Circle of Friends and the Rev. Dr. K.C. Lee. For information, call (302) 732-6805.

The Crusaders at St. Matthews —  St. Matthews By-the-Sea Methodist Church will conclude their 2018 Summer Concert Series with the Crusaders on Sunday, Aug. 26, starting at 7 p.m. at the church, at the corner of Dagsboro Street and Route 1 in Fenwick Island. The concerts are free of charge to attend, but a “love offering” will be taken for the performers. For more information, contact Merle Dimeler at (302) 436-1938 or the St. Matthews church office at (302) 537-1402.

Zumbathon for Justin’s Beach House — The 1st Annual Endless Summer Zumbathon, featuring Zumba education specialist Janae Smith and international presenter Travis Algarin, will be held on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Delaney Hall at the Parish of St. Ann on Garfield Parkway in Bethany Beach. The event benefits Justin’s Beach House. Doors will open at 1 p.m. Tickets cost $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information, text or call (302) 519-4608.

 

Aug. 27

PAWS for Reading for Kids — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 27 at 2 p.m. will host PAWS for Reading for Kids, as children read to a gentle, affectionate dog with trained teams, to provide a supportive, fun way for kids to improve their literacy skills and learn to enjoy reading. The program is for those 3 or older and is free, but in-person preregistration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 29

Ocean View historical park — The Ocean View Historical Society will open its historical buildings adjacent to John West Park to the public each Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. through Aug. 29. Admission is free. Docents will be present to answer questions and take guests on a tour through the Civil War-era restored house, outhouse, 1889 post office, 1923 chicken house, Hall’s Store Visitor Center (under construction) and the developing Coastal Towns Museum.  Free parking is available in the Town of Ocean View lots.

Healthy Eating Group presentation — Beebe Healthcare’s Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy department will offer a Healthy Eating Group presentation on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 8 to 10 a.m., at the Lewes campus. This session will be led by Arlene Feleccia, registered licensed dietician, and will address risk factors for pre-diabetes, diabetes prevention and general healthy eating information. The session is free and open to everyone, but those planning to attend should RSVP to (302) 645-3121.

 

Aug. 30

‘Theodore Roosevelt,” Part 3 — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 30 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. will host “Theodore Roosevelt: A True American,” as Bill Gudelunas presents the final part of a three-part series examining the life and political career of Teddy Roosevelt. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Sept. 1

MUMC Bake Sale — Millville United Methodist Church, located at 36405 Club House Road in Millville, will host its Bake Sale in the Wesley Hall next to the church on Saturday, Sept. 1, starting at 8 a.m., featuring homemade cakes, pies, cookies and sweet treats, and Rada Cutlery will be on sale. All proceeds go to support mission projects of the Millville United Methodist Women’s Group.

Civil War book signing — Coastal Point Civil War columnist Tom Ryan will hold a book signing for “Spies, Scouts & Secrets in the Gettysburg Campaign” and “Essays on Delaware during the Civil War” at Bethany Beach Books on Saturday, Sept. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

American Legion barbecue chicken — American Legion Post 24 in Dagsboro will sell barbecue-chicken dinners from the post parking lot, located at 28181 Nine Foot Road, across from Royal Farms, on Saturday, Sept. 1, offering half a barbecued chicken, served with baked beans, roll and pickle, for $8. The sale is weather-dependent. For more information, call Billy Hitchens at (302) 542-7244.

St. Martha’s used book sale — St. Martha’s Episcopal Church will hold its next used book sale on Saturday, Sept. 1, at the church, at the corner of Maplewood Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Bethany Beach, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The sale features used hardbound and paperback books in good condition, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games. The book sale committee is accepting donated books and other items, which can be placed in the bin on the church porch Wednesday through Friday between 9 a.m. and noon. Proceeds from the sales benefit St. Martha’s outreach programs. For more information, call (302) 539-7444.

 

Sept. 5

Coastal Cleanup signup deadline — The 31st annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will be held Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at 45 sites statewide. Volunteers are being strongly encouraged to preregister by Wednesday, Sept. 5, to ensure DNREC has enough supplies for each site. The event is part of the worldwide Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup. Register online at https://de.gov/coastalcleanup. (Groups of 10 or more should email joanna.wilson@state.de.us or call (302) 739-9902.)

 

Sept. 10

Ron Gray’s ‘Rally in the Park’ — State Rep. Ron Gray will host his “Rally in the Park” on Sept. 10 at John West Park, 32 West Avenue, Ocean View, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free, and refreshments and dessert will be served. RSVP to Colleen Twardzik at (302) 537-1719.

 

Sept. 15

Air patrol open house — Coastal Patrol Base 2 Memorial Composite Squadron (CPB2MCS) will hold an open house on Sept. 15 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Sussex EOC at Delaware Coastal Airport in Georgetown, for the community to demonstrate the unit’s ability to respond to emergencies such as: missing aircraft, missing boats, natural disasters and more. The unit will have on display aircraft, a search-and-rescue van and the Delaware Wing mobile communications truck. Inside the Emergency Operations Center will be displays and videos. For more information, visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com.