Continuing Events

Food events:

Friday Night Oysters at VFVC — The Frankford Volunteer Fire Company’s Friday Night Oysters are back starting Oct. 4. From 4 to 7 p.m. every Friday night until Dec. 20 (except Nov. 29) the FVFC will offer oyster sandwiches, softshell crab sandwiches, cheeseburgers, hamburgers, french fries, hot sausage sandwiches, hotdogs and more.

Millsboro Lions Fritter Shack — The Millsboro Lions Fritter Shack reopens for the season on Sept. 20, running through Dec. 14, and will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until sold out) on Saturdays. They will be closed Thanksgiving weekend. The menu includes oyster fritters, crabcakes, softshell sandwiches and hotdogs. The Fritter Shack is located at 322 Wilson Highway at Millsboro Town Hall. For more information, contact David Mitchell at (302) 604-2990.

Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market — The Rehoboth Beach Farmers' Market is in its 13th season in Grove Park, featuring 44 vendors, live music, chef demos and storytime for the kids!  New this year, the market is moving away from plastic bags. Vendors will be supplied with different-sized paper bags sponsored by area restaurants. The Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market takes place at Grove Park on Rehoboth Avenue (adjacent to Lighthouse Circle), on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in May, September and October and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in June, July and August. The Wednesday Market takes place at Crooked Hammock Brewery in Lewes from June through August, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The market accepts FMNP-WIC coupons. For more information, visit or contact Pat Coluzzi at (302) 249-7878 or

Historic Lewes Farmers Market — Starting Oct. 5 and running through Nov. 23 (the Saturday before Thanksgiving), the Historic Lewes Farmers Market is open for its fall market hours, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Richard Shields Elementary School parking lot just off the corner of Savannah Road and Sussex Drive in Lewes. During the summer, it is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at George H.P. Smith Park in Lewes. (Parking for the summer market can be found at the Shields Elementary School and Lewes School parking lots at the intersection of Savannah Road and Sussex Drive, a short walk to the market. In case of inclement weather in the summer, the market moves to the Shields Elementary School parking lot.) The market features more than three dozen vendors selling fresh vegetables and fruits, garden plants and flowers; eggs, cheese, yogurt and milk; grass-fed pork, beef and lamb; fresh oysters; and more. EBT users can have funds matched up to $20, and welcomes participants in Delaware's Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program. WIC coupons can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at the market. Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) coupons are also welcome.

Dollar dinner — First State community dinners are held on the first Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at First State Community Action Agency (308 N. Railroad Ave.) in Georgetown. Guests receive a hearty meal, plus nutrition information and budget-friendly shopping tips. Community dinners are open to all individuals and families for $1 per person. Seating is limited. Call MaryAnn Morris at (302) 856-7761, ext. 139, to reserve a seat. Learn more at

Shrimp night — American Legion Post 24 is holding Friday Night Specials, consisting of a pound of shrimp for $11. Take-outs are $11. Also available is hot wings, with French fries and cole slaw for $5; and chicken fingers, with French fries and cole slaw for $6. A side order of onion petals is available for $2.50. The specials run from 5 to 8 p.m., and karaoke will follow.

Cheesesteak dinners — American Legion Post 24, in Dagsboro, is serving cheesesteaks every Monday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. Guests can try the new cheesesteaks with Amish sauce.

Moose Lodge specials — East Sussex Moose Lodge on Mt. Zion Road in Frankford is offering weekly activities and food specials to support local charities: on Tuesday nights, drop-in shuffle bowling at 6 p.m.; Wednesdays, horseshoes and four-piece fried-chicken dinner specials; Thursdays, cheesesteak or hamburger specials; Fridays, dinner specials; and Saturdays, entertainment.

Free monthly potluck dinner — Millville United Methodist Church welcomes all to a free potluck dinner on the first Sunday of every month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in their Wesley Hall. There is no cost, but guests are encouraged to bring a covered dish and a friend. Everyone from the church and community is invited. MUMC is located at 36405 Club House Road, Millville.

American Legion Post 28 — American Legion Post 28 near Millsboro offers nightly specials on weeknights. Monday night is Wing Night from 6 to 8 p.m., with Post Darts at 7 p.m., and Bingo. Tuesday nights offers Music Bingo at 7 p.m. Wednesday nights have Trivia from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday nights feature Hot Spots from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday nights feature shrimp from 6 to 8 p.m., and live music at 7 p.m. Events are open to the public.



Free CPR course — Beebe Healthcare will host free community CPR courses at 9 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Beebe Healthcare’s Medical Center in Lewes, for non-medical members of the community. Reservations are required to attend these courses. The class includes facilitation by a trained volunteer and a small reference book. It is not a full-certification CPR class, and cards are not issued. Register for upcoming classes by calling (302) 645-3248.

Tai chi — The Cape Henlopen Senior Center is hosting Tai Chi classes on Tuesdays, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., and on Fridays, from 11:25 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. For more information, call (302) 227-2055, Mondays through Fridays, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Zumba Gold — The Cape Henlopen Senior Center is hosting Zumba Gold classes at 3 p.m. on Tuesdays, for a fee. For more information or to join, call (302) 227-2055, Mondays through Fridays, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Heart Association classes — The American Heart Association holds classes weekly. Visit for more information or call (302) 462-5594.

Line dancing — The Cape Henlopen Senior Center is hosting line dancing courses, for a fee, on Mondays from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. For more information or to join, call (302) 227-2055, Mondays through Fridays, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Wilmington Ski Club — The Wilmington Ski Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month (locations vary) from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with a social hour from 7 to 8 p.m. and meeting from 8 to 8:30 p.m. Meetings are open to anyone interested in skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor activities. For more information, visit or call (302) 792-0656.

Salisbury Ski Club — The Salisbury Ski Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month from September through March. For more information, call (302) 542-9400, or visit their site at

Fit for Christ — “Fit for Christ” exercise classes are held at Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View. (New attendees should call the day before to confirm.) The classes include “Tuning Up the Temple” on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. (These are session-based, so call Carol at (302) 829-8759 to find the details.) There are also Zumba classes on Mondays at 4:30 p.m., with instructor Shantel Willey, for $4 per class drop-in fee. In addition, there will be yoga at 5:15 p.m. each Wednesday with Heather Murphy, with a $5 drop-in fee. Yoga will also be offered on Saturdays at 10 a.m., as well as on Tuesdays at 6 p.m., taught by Trish Huxley Cohen. All classes are open to the community, and all are welcome.

CPR classes — The American Heart Association will offer CPR/AED, BLS and First Aid courses on Mondays and some Wednesdays, at 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit 

TOPS meets — Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Berlin, Md., Group 0331, meets at the Worcester County Health Center in Berlin every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., with weigh-in generally starting at 5 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. For more information, email

Arthritis Swim Class — CHEER Inc. has added Wednesday classes to its Arthritis Swim Class schedule for CHEER seniors at Sussex Academy’s Aquatic Center in Georgetown. Seniors may now also participate in the class on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., as well as on Tuesdays and Thursdays. There will continue to be Open Swim Lane on Wednesdays at the same time. Seniors must be CHEER members to receive the discount for the pool membership, and the first month is free. Transportation may be available to and from any CHEER activity center. For rates and transportation information, call a local center: Georgetown at (302) 856-3040; Lewes at Harbour Lights, (302) 645-9239; Long Neck, (302) 945-3551; Ocean View, (302) 539-2671; Roxana, (302) 732-3662; and the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown, (302) 854-9500. The Aquatic Center is located at Sussex Academy, 21150 Airport Road, Georgetown.

Weight Management Group — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro hosts a Weight Management Group each Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m., focusing on healthy eating and moderate exercise, with new information each week. The public is welcome to attend. The IRSC is located behind the Wawa on Route 113, at 214 Irons Avenue, Millsboro. For more information, call (302) 934-8839 or visit

Rise & Shine Yoga — Erin McHale, 200RYT , YOR counselor, will offer Rise & Shine Yoga Class at St. Martha’s in Bethany Beach on Mondays at 9:30 a.m., for $7 per person/”love offering.” Attendees should bring a mat.

Beginner/intermediate yoga — Erin McHale, 200RYT , YOR counselor, will offer Beginner/Intermediate Yoga Class on Tuesdays at 35247 Atlantic Avenue in Millville at 7 p.m., for $7 per person/”love offering.”

BIG group exercise for Parkinson’s — The Parkinson’s Support Group (Rehoboth chapter) is bringing back the BIG program (high-intensity, big-amplitude, high-energy) group exercise specifically for people of all ages who have Parkinson’s disease. Exercises are modified and tailored to the skill set and safety of the individual. The program is free and open to members and non-members, every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Ocean View CHEER Center, 30637 Cedar Neck Road, hosted by Coastal Care Physical Therapy.

Zumba Fitness classes — Zumba Fitness classes are offered on Mondays through Thursday at 4 p.m., and on Fridays at 9 a.m., at Delaney Hall at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach. They are offered at the Ocean View CHEER Center on Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Free tai chi classes — Beginner-intermediate tai chi classes are offered, with no instructor fee, at Bethel United Methodist Church (Bethel Center), at 28311 Clayton Street in Dagsboro (near the post office), on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The lessons, to videos and music, are designed to be casual and easy, and to be taken by people in any age group, as they are low impact, and offer exercise to improve balance, breathing and decrease stress. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. All are welcome. Call (302) 732-6565 for more information.

Parkinson’s boxing class — Chelsea Bowman, PTA and certified Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery Instructor, is offering  Parkinson’s boxing classes on Fridays at 10 a.m. Private training is also available . Boxing is considered an effective therapy to improve function and delay the disease process. Classes will be held at 68 Atlantic Avenue Ocean View. Call (302) 272-5879 for more information.


Support groups:

Mental health support — The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Delaware (NAMI Delaware) hosts several free support meetings: Discover, a social and educational peer gathering encouraging and supporting lives in recovery, meets the first Thursday of every month 6-7:30 p.m. at the Easter Seals Center in Georgetown; and Family Support Groups, for family members, loved ones and caregivers of adults with mental health conditions — the Ocean View groups meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., at Mariner’s Bethel UMC, and the Lewes/Rehoboth groups meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Lewes Presbyterian Church. For more information, call 1-888-427-2643 or (302) 427-0787.

Alateen meeting —  Alateen, part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people whose lives have been affected by alcoholism in a family member or close friend. They come together to share experience, strength and hope with one another. Open Alateen meetings are held on Mondays at 6 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach; Mondays at 7 p.m. at St. Matthews By-the-Sea United Methodist Church on Route 1 at Dagsboro Street in Fenwick Island; and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Ocean View Presbyterian Church, 67 Central Avenue, Ocean View. Closed Alateen meetings are available for students at Indian River, Sussex Central and Cape Henlopen high schools. For more information, contact Judy at (703) 405-3832 or Pam at (443) 398-0149.

Nar-Anon group — Nar-Anon is a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. There will be a Nar-Anon Family Group meeting at Ocean View Presbyterian Church on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit

Al-Anon — Al-Anon is a support group for the families and friends of alcoholics. Meetings are held every Tuesday, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Ocean View Presbyterian Church. For more information, visit

Business support — BNI Rehoboth | Networkers meets every Thursday in Lewes for lunch. This is a group of local businesses who help each other grow. For more information, call Patti Brown at (302) 448-5047.

AA group — AA meets every Monday night in the Community Lutheran Church fellowship hall at 8 p.m. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at (302) 732-1156.

Gamblers Anonymous — Gamblers Anonymous meets at St. Martha’s Episcopal Church every Monday at 7 p.m. For more information, call (302) 228-3624.

AA Seaside Acceptance — Alcoholics Anonymous’ Seaside Acceptance Group holds an open meeting every Sunday at 4 p.m. at St. George’s United Methodist Church, Omar Road, Frankford.

Heart failure support  — Beebe Healthcare’sHeart to Heart Support Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the Cardiovascular Conference Room at Beebe’s main campus in downtown Lewes. The group is open to anyone who has heart failure and their caregivers. For more information on the group, contact Lynn Toth at (302) 542-6334.

Parkinson’s support group —  The Worcester County (Md.) Parkinson’s Education & Support Group now meets in the Sunroom at Gull Creek at 1 Meadow Street, Berlin, Md., on the second Tuesday of each month from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., featuring fun, fellowship, food, networking, fitness, the latest news on Parkinson’s and more. Subjects include medication, movement disorder specialists, finding local Parkinson’s resources, tai chi, Zumba, sexuality, falls prevention, improving balance, physical therapy, creative activities and more. All are welcome. For more information, call Kay at (410) 641-4765.

Breast cancer peer mentor support — The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s Peer Mentor Support Program provides ongoing, free, one-on-one emotional support and resources to those newly diagnosed with breast cancer, offered by trained breast cancer survivors. Those who are newly diagnosed and wish to speak to someone who has experienced a similar breast cancer diagnosis can call (302) 672-6435 or email

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group — Support for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s who are feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, alone, hopeless or even angry can join a support group held on the first Thursday of each month   at 6 p.m. at the Coastal Leisure Cheer Center on Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View. They can learn from other caregivers that they are not alone and that they can manage and provide the care their loved one’s needs. Meetings are free and open to all in need. For more information, call Kent Liddle at (610) 639-2322.

Support for blind and visually-impaired — Blind Sight of Delaware and Patricia Addison present a monthly information session on improving the quality of life for blind and visually-impaired Delawareans, including information about the support services and a resource store. The event is held on the third Tuesday of every month. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to the concierge at (302) 436-0808.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group —  Brandywine Senior Living at Fenwick Island, located at 21111 Arrington Drive in West Fenwick, hosts a Caregiver Support Group on the third Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. The group will offer support to anyone caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder. All meetings are open to the public, and interested parties are being invited to attend. For more information, call (302) 436-0808.

Al-anon meetings in Ocean View —  Al-anon meetings take place each Saturday night at 7 p.m. at Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church at 81 Central Avenue in Ocean View.

Amputee support group —  Beebe Healthcare and Beebe Vascular offer a monthly community amputee support group to provide peer support, networking and educational opportunities for people who have experienced limb loss, their families and support people. The group is open to everyone regardless of where or when they experienced limb loss, and meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. at Beebe Vascular, 33664 Bayview Medical Drive, Unit 2, Lewes. Participants do not need to be a patient of Beebe Vascular to participate in the support group. For more information or to RSVP, call (302) 644-4954.

Grief support group — St. Luke Church in Ocean City, Md., offers six-week non-denominational grief support programs for anyone who has recently lost a spouse. The hospice-developed program runs 90 minutes per session, meeting once per week. The small group process, led by a certified, experienced facilitator, aims to help participants to understand the grief process, explore individual solutions while living with the loss, and embrace new roles and responsibilities. For more information or to register, call the parish office at (410) 250-0300. The program is held at St. Andrew Catholic Center, 14401 Sinepuxent Ave., Ocean City.

Multiple myeloma group — The Delaware Multiple Myeloma Information & Networking Group meets on Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m. at locations in Dover and Milton. Their mission is to empower the myeloma community with information, education, support and hope. For more information, including meeting times and locations, visit

Women’s AA Big Book — A Women's AA Big Book Meeting is held every Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. at St. Martha’s Episcopal Church, 117 Maplewood Street, Bethany Beach. The open meeting is for women only and includes coffee and fellowship.

Grief support group in Ocean View — Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View hosts a grief support group on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 10 a.m. in Room 209.  This is a Christian-based program with 13 sessions designed to encourage and give hope to people who are grieving the death of loved ones. The sessions include a video presentation and discussion questions. Materials are also provided for journal reflection. For more information, call (302) 539-9510.

Eating Disorders Anonymous meeting — Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA), a new 12-step program in the area, will meet at St. George’s United Methodist Church, 34281 Omar Rd., Frankford, on Thursdays at 6 p.m., starting Sept. 5. Email for more information, or visit


Religious events: 

Praise, worship services — Millville United Methodist Church holds their informal Praise Service every Saturday at 6 p.m., designed for those who can’t or feel nable to worship in larger groups or traditional religous settings. The traditional Worship Service is Sunday at 9 a.m. The church is located at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Club House Road. For more information, call (302) 539-9077 or visit

Youth ministries — FORGE Youth & Family Academy holds its Friday Fun-Fest every Friday, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 7804 Gumboro Road, Pittsville, Md. Each meeting includes a small meal, music, games and a life lesson. FORGE is an ecumenical youth ministry designed to help break the cycle of bad choices. All are welcome. For more information call or text Rob Shrieves at (443) 366-2813, e-mail  or visit FORGE on the web at

FORGE discussion group — Every Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m., FORGE Youth & Family Academy hosts the FORGE Round Table Discussion Group at 7804 Gumboro Road, Pittsville, Md. The group is intended to respectfully discusses religion, politics, faith and family foundations.  All are welcome. For more information, contact Tara Barrett-Shrieves at (443) 513-1048 or e-mail

Agape Senior Center — The Agape Senior Center offers continental breakfast, Bible study and a noon lunch each Wednesday, starting at 9:30 a.m., followed by an activity from 10:30 a.m. to noon and lunch at noon, at the Community Church of Oak Orchard, on Route 5 (Oak Orchard Road), across from the fire department. For more information, call (302) 945-0633 or (302) 947-1439.

Ancient Order of Hibernians meetings — The Ocean City Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians meets the second Saturday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Hall (100th Street, Ocean City, Md.). Membership is open to Catholics who have Irish heritage. For more information, call Bob McCarthy at (410) 250-7821.

Bible study — Bible study is being held every Monday in the fellowship hall of Community Lutheran Church at noon. The church also offers Men’s Bible Study from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call the church at (302) 732-1156 or visit

Youth group — We are Zeke 37 meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville. For more information, visit

Bible study — The Odyssey Church in Selbyville hosts Wednesday Night Recharge at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, at 2 Discovery Lane in Selbyville, featuring informal conversations on relative topics, with no Biblical knowledge required, intended to help people “get over the hump” and “recharge for the remainder of their week.” For more information, visit

Aging Faithfully — An event for seniors, “Aging Faithfully,” is held the second Tuesday of each month at Wesley Hall at Millville United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Refreshments and entertainment vary every meeting. Parking is available behind the church and hall.

Exploring Catholicism — Those who would like to explore membership in the Catholic Church can attend classes in group sessions for adult inquirers at St. Ann’s in Bethany Beach on the third  Tuesday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact JoAnna Keller in the Religious Education office at (302) 539-5443.

Healing Prayer Service — Mariners Bethel Church holds its Healing Prayer Service on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call (302) 539-9510.

Beach Fellowship — The Beach Fellowship meets for services on Sundays at 8 a.m. on the beach at the end of Ocean View Parkway in Bethany Beach. For more information, call Roy Harrell at (302) 537-6287 or e-mail

Dagsboro Bible study — A Bible study “exploring God's Miracles with music and interactive teaching” is being held at the Katie Helm Park gazebo in Dagsboro on Monday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. Icy refreshments are being provided. Contact Colleen and Anthony at for more information.

Royal Rangers — Royal Rangers, a Christian-based program that welcomes all boys in kindergarten through high school meets weekly at Salem Church in Selbyville on Wednesday nights from 7 to 8:15 p.m.

FORGE Friday — FORGE Friday is a contemporary youth and family ministry designed for kids ages 5-65. Every Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the FORGE Center, located at 7804 Gumboro Rd., Pittsville Mdl, the program provides a meal, music, games, activities and a life lesson. The program is Christian-based but does not require the practice of faith to attend. Call Rob at (443) 366-2813 for more information.

Wesley Wednesday Group — Wesley Wednesday Group, a study of the sermons of John Wesley and the history of Methodism, meets every Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Wesley Hall at Millville United Methodist Church. No previous Bible, church or religious experience is needed, and anyone from the community is welcome. For more information, contact the Rev. Bradley Schutt at (302) 249-2337 or

Prayer at the beach — Fellowship and prayer are held on the beach in Bethany Beach every Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. The group meets at Campbell Place. For more information, contact the Rev. Bradley Schutt at (302) 249-2337 or

Women’s AA Big Book Study — A Women’s AA Big Book Study is held every Friday at 5 p.m. at St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in Bethany Beach.

FORGE Exodus music team — Exodus music practice is held at FORGE Youth & Family located at 7804 Gumboro Road, Pittsville, Md., and meets every other Wednesday night, starting Oct. 3. Practice begins at 7 p.m. The Exodus Music team is open to the public, and membership is free. Those who want to help with the music or participate as a music team member should contact Bessie Brown at (302) 236-2550. For more information, call (302) 945-2586.

Wednesday-morning prayer, devotion — The historic Conley’s UMC Chapel in Lewes hosts Wednesday-morning prayer and devotion at beginning at 9 a.m., starting Jan. 2. For more information, call the church office at (302) 945-1881 or visit Conley’s Chapel is at 22150 Robinsonville Road, Lewes.

Holy Spirit Anglican Church relocates — Holy Spirit Anglican Church in Lewes has moved to a new location, at the Cool Springs Community Hall, located at 28842 Log Cabin Hill Road, Lewes. Worship time is 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings, followed by Bible study at 10:45 a.m. For more information on the congregation, visit

United Methodist Men meet — The United Methodist Men meet on the first Saturday of each month, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. for “Breakfast, Brotherhood & Bibles” at St. Matthews By-the-Sea United Methodist Church, 1000 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island. All men are welcome to attend. To sign up, call (302) 537-1402.


Special interest groups: 

Extended maritime tours of Lewes — The Lewes Historical Society hosts its Extended Maritime Walking Tour every Thursday from Sept. 5 through Oct. 24, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The 90-minute walking tour will explore the forgotten sights and stories of shipwrights, ship chandlers, taverns, shipyards and the former homes of seafarers that once supported the seaborne industries of Lewes. Call (302) 645-7670 or visit for more information.

Lewes maritime walking tour — The Lewes Historical Society will offer its tour “Lewes: A Maritime Gateway Past & Present” every Monday from Sept. 19 through Oct. 14, from 1 to 2 p.m. Tours leave from the Ryves Holt House at the corner of Second and Mulberry streets in Lewes. The walking tour journey’s through Lewes’ salty past and offers information about the explorers who first put Lewes on the map, the pirates that sailed the local waters and the United States Life-Saving Servicemen who rescued victims from shipwrecks. The tour includes admission to both the Lewes Life-Saving Station and the Cannonball House Maritime Museum (availability to buildings may be based on restoration projects). The cost is $10 per person. LHS members receive a 20 percent discount, and students with ID cards and children younger than 12 pay $5 each. Tickets can be purchased at the Ryves Holt House, online or by calling (302) 645-7670.

Lewes History Museum — The Lewes History Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October through April. The museum is located in the Margaret H. Rollins Community Center, 101 Adams Ave, Lewes. Admission is free. Permanent exhibits focus on maritime history, Colonial settlement and conflicts including the American Revolution, and more, and the museum also includes rotating exhibits, as well as the Children’s Discovery Center.

Children’s Discovery Center — The Children’s Discovery Center in the Lewes History Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October through April. The museum is located in the Margaret H. Rollins Community Center, 101 Adams Ave, Lewes. Admission is free. The Children’s Discovery Center offers an immersive, interactive learning experience, merging history with tactile experience, allowing children to learn Lewes history in a fun and engaging way. The Discovery Center is the only one of its kind in lower Delaware.

Jamming by the Sea — A group of music enthusiasts is inviting musicians of any instrument and all skill levels to join in an acoustic circle at St. Matthews by-the-Sea at 1000 Coastal Highway in Fenwick Island. Sing-a-longs are welcome, and an audience is always appreciated. There is no charge to join, listen or receive help to learn an instrument. The group meets on the first and third Fridays of each month, from 4 to 6 p.m., with a mid-way break for coffee and cookies. For more information, call Merle at (302) 436-1938.

Socrates Café — The Bethany Beach Christian Church is sponsoring the Socrates Café, a group of individuals from different backgrounds discussing philosophical ideas, at the Bethany Beach Christian Church chapel on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (302) 537-9417 or send an email to

Inland Bays Foundation — The Inland Bays Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to cleaning up the waters of Delaware’s Indian River, Rehoboth and Little Assawoman Bays and their watersheds, holds public meetings on the second Tuesday of every month, at the South Coastal Library, 43 Kent Avenue in Bethany Beach, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit their Facebook page or their website, at

Millsboro Lions Club — The Millsboro Lions Club meets on the second Tuesdays of each month from September through May, and the fourth Tuesdays of each month for a business/board meeting,  at 6 p.m. at Ocean Grille on Long Neck Road in Millsboro. The group accepts donations of medical equipment that is available to the public. Those in need of medical equipment should call David at (302) 604-2990. The group also collects eyeglasses — prescription, readers and sunglasses — in boxes located throughout Millsboro, including outside of the Medical Equipment Building located on Railroad Avenue across from Bodie’s in Millsboro. For more information about joining the club, contact Mary Lee at (302) 945-2607. 

Toastmasters — Southern Delaware Toastmasters is seeking individuals who would like to become confident at public speaking and improve their leadership skills at the same time. The club offers a supportive learn-by-doing environment that aims to allow members to achieve their goals at a pace that’s right for them. The Southern Delaware Toastmasters club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. at the Georgetown Public Library. Those who are interested but not sure if Toastmasters is right for them are welcome to attend as visitors and observe meetings a few times before becoming a member. For more information about the club, visit the website at

Senior center art group — The Cape Henlopen Senior Center is hosting an art group on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. The group focuses on acrylic watercolor work. There is a fee for  classes. For more information or to join, call (302) 227-2055, Mondays through Fridays, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m

AARP meetings — The South Coastal Chapter of AARP 5226 meets the third Tuesday of each month, except for July and August, at Cripple Creek. The social hour starts at 11 a.m., with luncheon