Calendar


Aug. 15

‘Age of Eisenhower’ lecture — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 15 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. will host “Age of Eisenhower: Part 1,” as Bill Gudelunas will present the first in a three-part lecture series on American history from 1953 to 1961. Part 1 will cover “Eisenhower & McCarthy” on Aug. 15. Part 2 will cover “Ike & Domestic Affairs” on Aug. 22, and Part 3 will cover “Ike & Foreign Affairs” on Aug. 29. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Tween Thursday craft night — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Aug. 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. will host Tween Thursday, offering the chance for kids in grades 4-7 to come to the library and do various crafts. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Craft Night at the library — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. will host Craft Night, offering people the chance to make Scrabble tile wall art. Sign up online or at the library. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

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

‘Folk Waves’ at St. Martha’s — St. Martha’s Episcopal Church, located at Maplewood Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Bethany Beach, will host one in its series of “Celtic to Classical” concerts on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 7:30 p.m. with the theme, “Folk Waves.”

 

 

Aug. 17

Fried chicken dinners at RVFC — Fried chicken dinners return to the Roxana Volunteer Fire Company on Saturdays, Aug. 17 and Sept. 21. Dinner includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade coleslaw, string beans, applesauce and rolls, and there will be a bake sale. Admission is from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost for dinner is $15 for adults, $7 for children younger than 10, or carryout for $15.

Disney Legend, Royal Princess Tea Party — A Royal Princess Tea Party will be hosted by the Kim & Evans Family Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. Disney Legend Linda Larkin, the voice of Princess Jasmine from the animated film “Aladdin,” will be speaking on “Empowering Young Women.” Those attending will have the opportunity to meet Larkin and get a photo and autograph. Afternoon tea appetizers will be catered by Food by Design, with live music by Maria Mulrine and desserts by Sweet Serenity Chocolates, as well as a silent auction including Disney collectibles, signed prints and more. Attendees are being encouraged to dress up in their favorite prince and princess costumes. Tickets can be purchased in advance, for $43 for adults or $22 for those 18 or younger, online at kimandevansff.org. Proceeds will benefit the foundation’s efforts to provide new tennis shoes to local in-need student and supplies for local veterans.

Corvette Club car show — The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware will be hosting their annual car show on Aug. 17, with a rain date of Aug. 31, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., at 1st State Chevrolet in Georgetown. Net proceeds will support the Salvation Army of Sussex County. More than 100 dash plaques and 70 trophies will be awarded. Participants can pre-register by Aug. 10 at a cost of $10, with checks mailed to BCCC, P.O. Box 1783 Millsboro, DE 19966. Registration at the door will cost $20. Participants will be judged on all years, makes and models, including “Best Paint,” “Best Interior” and “Best Motor.” There is no charge for general admission. Spectators can enjoy the vehicles on display along with music, food and various venders selling their wares. For additional information, visit www.beachcomberscorvetteclub.org.

Paper airplane flight — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. will host a paper airplane flight, with the chance to make paper airplanes and see how far they will fly. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Back to School Bash — The River Church in Frankford is hosting a Back to School Bash from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be laser tag, ice cream from Blue Scoop, face-painting, hamburgers and hot dogs, a water slide, kids’ crafts, haircuts and backpacks. The Bash is hosted by The River Kids. For more information, call (302) 436-8841, or visit them online at www.riveronline.org.

Festival on the Lawn — The Festival on the Lawn will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 1 to 6 p.m., at Frankford Community Park. There will be music, food, games and bookbag giveaways to bring awareness of mental health and human trafficking. Entertainment includes live music, DJs, comedian Jream and the Rev. John G. Moore presenting a MLK speech. People of all ages are welcome. Guests can bring family and a lawn chair. No coolers are allowed. The event is being presented by the Mental Health Association in Delaware and Center Stage Resources. Email centerstagere@yahoo.com for details.

Band Boosters car wash — The Indian River High School Band Boosters will host a car-wash fundraiser as students prepare for the 2019-2020 school year and marching season. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Lord Baltimore Elementary School, 120 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View, and includes Rita’s Italian ice.

 

Aug. 19

Dance workshop — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 19 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. will offer a free dance workshop with professional dance instructor John Brillantes, teaching basic patterns, footwork, rhythm and more for salsa, cha-cha, swing and other dance styles. People of all skill levels are welcome, but they are asked to wear leather-soled shoes. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Chess club for K-12 — The Frankford Public Library will hold its Chess Club on Monday, Aug. 19, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Students from kindergarten through 12th grade can come out and play or learn how to play chess with others.

 

Aug. 20

Socrates Café — Socrates Café meets at the Bethany Beach Christian Church twice a month from 2 to 3:30 p.m., choosing a philosophical question to discuss. All thoughts and ideas are valued, and all are welcome. For more information, email rm.hendrix@mchsi.com or call Rose Mary at (302) 537-9417.

iPad/iPhone Users Groups — The South Coastal Library will host its iPad User Groups on Aug. 20 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.

Lego Club movie showing — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. will host a Lego Club movie showing, featuring a free PG-rated movie and popcorn. For more information, including the movie title, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Healing prayer service — Mariners Bethel United Methodist Church will hold a healing prayer service at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the sanctuary. The public is being invited for worship and communion.  Prayer ministers will be available for personal prayer following the service. For more information, call the church at (302) 539-9510.

Teen Writes at the library — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 5 p.m. will host Teen Writes, offering teens the chanced to spend some time having fun by brainstorming and writing creatively. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

 

Aug. 21

Coastal Towns Village open — The historic Coastal Towns Village in Ocean View will be open to the public each Wednesday between Memorial Day and Labor Day (May 29 through Aug. 28) from 1 to 3 p.m., as well as during Ocean View’s Concerts in the Park at 6:30 p.m. on Fridays, May 24 and 31, which also feature food trucks. The Village includes the Civil War-era Tunnell-West House, a two-seater outhouse, the 1889 first Ocean View Post Office and Cecile Steele’s first chicken house, as well as the Coastal Towns Museum and Hall’s Store Visitor’s Center, both in development.

Short Circuit Robotics Club — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 21 from 2 to 3 p.m. will host Short Circuit Robotics Club, offering kids ages 8 to 11 the chance to meet Sphero and other library robots. In-person preregistration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Shore Democrats to host Coons — The Shore Democrats’ August luncheon will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. at Bear Trap Dunes in Ocean View. The speaker will be U.S. Sen. Christ Coons (D-Del.) More information is available by emailing shoredemocrats@gmail.com.

Bilingual Storytime — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. will host Bilingual Storytime, for kids up to 5 years old and their caregivers, designed to promote early literacy. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Swing City Big Band in concert — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 21 from 6 to 7 p.m. will host the 18-piece Swing City Big Band for a free concert of swing music. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 22

‘Age of Eisenhower’ lecture — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 22 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. will host “Age of Eisenhower,” as Bill Gudelunas will present the second in a three-part lecture series on American history from 1953 to 1961. Part 1 covered “Eisenhower & McCarthy” on Aug. 15. Part 2 will cover “Ike & Domestic Affairs” on Aug. 22, and Part 3 will cover “Ike & Foreign Affairs” on Aug. 29. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

PAWS for Reading in Bethany — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 22 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. will host PAWS for Reading, as trained teams of dogs and owners provide a supportive and fun way for kids to learn to enjoy reading. Children ages 5 and older read for 10 minutes and may bring their own book if they wish. The event is free, but registration is limited and in-person pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Tech Thursday for teens — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 6 p.m. will host Tech Thursday, inviting teens to come work on a Teen Video Challenge for the Summer Reading Program. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

‘Brahms & the Blues’ — St. Martha’s Episcopal Church, located at Maplewood Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Bethany Beach, will host one in its series of “Celtic to Classical” concerts on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. with the theme, “Brahms & the Blues.”

Teen book club — The Selbyville Public Library will host its teen book club on Thursday, Aug .22, at 2 p.m., giving teens the chance to talk about recent reads.

 

Aug. 22, 29

Résumé-building workshop — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Thursdays, Aug. 22 and 29, from noon to 3 p.m. will host a free, hands-on résumé-building workshop. Walk-ins are welcome, but those planning to attend are being asked to register for the event at the library or by calling (302) 732-9351.

 

Aug. 23

LWVSC Fun Lunch — The League of Women Voters of Sussex County will host their Fun Lunch at noon on Friday, Aug. 23, at Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant, 105 Union Street, Milton. For reservations, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lwvsc-august-fun-lunch-tickets-68298505669 or go to www.sussexlwv.org for more information.

Jewelry class in Bethany — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. will host a jewelry class with artisan Ria Carraro, who will teach them how to craft their own piece of jewelry. The class is free, and all materials are included, but registration is limited and required. (Answering machine messages will not be accepted.) For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Aug. 24

Coastal Towns Village open — The historic Coastal Towns Village in Ocean View will be open to the public each Wednesday between Memorial Day and Labor Day (May 29 through Aug. 28) from 1 to 3 p.m., as well as from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, June 22 and June 27, and. Aug. 24. The Village includes the Civil War-era Tunnell-West House, a two-seater outhouse, the 1889 first Ocean View Post Office and Cecile Steele’s first chicken house, as well as the Coastal Towns Museum and Hall’s Store Visitor’s Center, both in development.

Republican Club Beef ‘N Beer — The 41st District Republican Club & PAC will host a Beef ’N Beer Family Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Frankford fire hall. The event will include a pinewood derby, bouncy house, cornhole tournament, live entertainment and live auction by state Sen. Dave Wilson. The cost is $30 for person older than 12, free for those 12 or younger. Tickets can be purchased by sending a check payable to 41st District Republican Club & PAC, including name, address, phone number and count of attendees, and mailing to 41st District Republican Club & PAC, P.O. Box 867, Millsboro, DE 19966. Space is limited. For more information, contact Bob Latshaw at (215) 767-3006 or bob.latshaw19966@gmail.com.

Sensory-friendly ‘Lion King’ screening — The Movies at Midway will offer a sensory-friendly screening of Disney’s “The Lion King” on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m., with doors opening one hour prior. The public screening is intended for families and friends of children with autism and other special needs. The lights will be turned up while the sound is turned down. Guests are welcome to get up, move around and talk during the movie, as well as clap, dance and sing — whatever they need to do to feel comfortable and enjoy the movie-going experience. Capacities will be limited, and those with dietary restrictions may bring their own snacks. Also, 10 percent of concession sales from the screening will go to the Sussex Consortium for use in their new school building. Tickets cost $9 and may be purchased in advance at the box office.

Crab Feast at Legion Post 24 — American Legion Post 24 in Dagsboro will host a Crab Feast on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m., featuring all-you-can-eat crabs, fried chicken, hot dogs, baked beans, macaroni salad and corn-on-the-cob, as well as domestic draft beer and sodas. There is no reserved seating. Tickets cost $40 per person in advance. For more information, call (302) 732-3120.

Family funfest — Long Neck United Methodist Church is hosting a Family Funfest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with lunch being served at noon. This is a free community event, and there will be a dolphin water slide, a dunk tank, water games and a tot zone, plus crafts, face-painting, tattoos and a bubble table. For more information, call (302) 945-9453.

Moon landing talk — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. will host “We Come in Peace: 50 Years on the Moon,” as Eric Mease of the Delaware Humanities Forum talks about the moon landing. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Lego Club in Bethany — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. will host Lego Club, with a unique theme each session and Legos provided. The free event is designed for kids ages 7 to 11. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 25

Evening of gospel music, fellowship — Bethel United Methodist Church, located at 28311 Clayton Street in Dagsboro, will present an evening of gospel music and fellowship on Sunday, Aug. 25, beginning at 6 p.m.eaturing The Evans Family. All are welcome. Refreshments will follow in Bethel Center. The series is sponsored by The Circle of Friends and the Rev. Dr. K.C. Lee. For information, call (302) 732-6565.

Beatles Eucharist at St. Martha’s — St. Martha’s Episcopal Church, located at Maplewood Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Bethany Beach, will host its Beatles Eucharist service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25.

 

Aug. 26

DMHOA to hold monthly meeting — The Delaware Manufactured Home Owners Association (DMHOA) will host a general membership meeting on Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Angola Beach & Estates Clubhouse, 22971 Suburban Blvd., Lewes. Meagan Sekscinski of Procino-Wells & Woodland LLC will be the guest speaker, addressing elder law — specifically seniors and their estate planning. Admission is free and open to anyone living in manufactured housing on leased land. For more information visit dmhoa.org or call (302) 945-2122.

Kids read to literacy dogs — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Monday, Aug. 26, from 5 to 6 p.m. will host PAWS, as children read to trained literacy dogs Buddy, Bo and Riley to improve and practice their reading skills. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

STEM activities for teens, tweens — Cyber Streets offers a variety of STEM activities for teens and tweens at the Selbyville Public Library on Monday, Aug. 26, at 5 p.m.

 

Aug. 26-28

Historic Arts, Activities, Adventures Camp — Registration is open for the Lewes Historical Society’s Historic Arts, Activities & Adventures Camp. On Aug. 26-28, half-day sessions will give children ages 10-12 experience hands-on arts and crafts, and historic lessons, so they can view the first state’s first town through the eyes of three artists who were inspired by Lewes’ maritime history, Howard Pyle, Jack Lewis and Howard Schoeder. The focus will be self-portraiture, plein air painting and impressionism as seen through the eyes of the artists. Each child will take home a masterpiece of their own, as well as a 2019 T-shirt. The cost per camper is $150. Registration is available by visiting www.historiclewes.org/education/summer-camps, or for more information, call (302) 645-7670.

 

Aug. 27

Kids read to literacy dogs — PAWS for Reading will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Selbyville Public Library, giving kids the chance to read to a furry friend.

Teen Advisory Group at library — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 5 to 6 p.m. will host its Teen Advisory Group (TAG), for teens who are interested in volunteering or providing input for future programming. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Dance workshop — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 27 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. will offer a free dance workshop with professional dance instructor John Brillantes, teaching basic patterns, footwork, rhythm and more for salsa, cha-cha, swing and other dance styles. People of all skill levels are welcome, but they are asked to wear leather-soled shoes. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Zumba at the library — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 27 from 4 to 5 p.m. will host Zumba @ the Library, with instructors Johanna Rodionova and Linda Mendoza offering a free one-hour Zumba class. Preregistration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Lego Club in Bethany — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. will host Lego Club, with a unique theme each session and Legos provided. The free event is designed for kids ages 7 to 11. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 28

Coastal Towns Village open — The historic Coastal Towns Village in Ocean View will be open to the public each Wednesday between Memorial Day and Labor Day (May 29 through Aug. 28) from 1 to 3 p.m., as well as during Ocean View’s Concerts in the Park at 6:30 p.m. on Fridays, May 24 and 31, which also feature food trucks. The Village includes the Civil War-era Tunnell-West House, a two-seater outhouse, the 1889 first Ocean View Post Office and Cecile Steele’s first chicken house, as well as the Coastal Towns Museum and Hall’s Store Visitor’s Center, both in development.

Bilingual Storytime — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Aug. 28 at 1 p.m. will host Bilingual Storytime, for kids up to 5 years old and their caregivers, designed to promote early literacy. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

First State Brass in concert — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 28 from 6 to 7 p.m. will host a free concert with First State Brass. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Coloring Club for adults — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 28 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will host its Coloring Club, offering the chance for those 18 or older to socialize and relax while they color. Coloring books and pens/pencils are provided, or attendees can bring their own. 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. 28 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.

 

Aug. 29

‘Age of Eisenhower’ lecture — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 29 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. will host “Age of Eisenhower: Part 1,” as Bill Gudelunas will present the final part of a three-part lecture series on American history from 1953 to 1961. Part 1 covered “Eisenhower & McCarthy” on Aug. 15. Part 2 covered “Ike & Domestic Affairs” on Aug. 22, and Part 3 will cover “Ike & Foreign Affairs” on Aug. 29. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Tween Thursday craft night — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Aug. 29, from 5 to 6 p.m. will host Tween Thursday, offering the chance for kids in grades 4-7 to come to the library and do various crafts. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Lego Open Play at Frankford library — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. will host Lego Open Play, for a chance to build, explore and play creatively. No registration is required. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Storytime with the Selbyville PD — The Selbyville Public Library will host storytime and pizza with the Selbyville Police Department police on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 10 a.m.

PAWS for Reading in Bethany — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Aug. 29 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. will host PAWS for Reading, as trained teams of dogs and owners provide a supportive and fun way for kids to learn to enjoy reading. Children ages 5 and older read for 10 minutes and may bring their own book if they wish. The event is free, but registration is limited and in-person pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Aug. 30

Free finanical coaching at IRSC — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro and Stand by Me, the Delaware Financial Empowerment Partnership, are offering free financial coaching sessions on the fourth Friday of every month, including Aug. 30 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call Kathleen Rupert at (302) 608-2705. Information will include accessing resources and benefits, managing spending, saving, decreasing debt, credit building and repair. For more information, call (302) 934-8839 or visit www.IndianRiverSeniorCenterDE.com.

Armchair trip to Greece — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. will host “Armchair Traveling with Rick Steves,” offering visitors the chance to explore Greece without leaving the library. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

 

Aug. 31

MUMC to host bake sale — The Millville United Methodist Women’s Group will host their annual Bake Sale in the Wesley Hall next to Millville UMC at 36405 Club House Road on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 8 a.m., featuring homemade cakes, pies, cookies, and sweet treats. Rada Cutlery will also be for sale. All proceeds go to Wesley 

Barbecued chicken meal at Post 24 — Dagsboro American Legion Post 24 will offer a barbecued chicken meal on Aug. 31, starting at 10 a.m. and running until they’re sold out, at the post parking lot. The meal consists of half of a barbecued chicken, served with baked beans, a roll and a pickle, for $8.Hall Mortgage Reduction fund.

St. Martha’s book sale — St. Martha’s Episcopal Church, located at Maplewood Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Bethany Beach, will host its summer book sale on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Selbyville Elks Market Day, Yard Sale — The Selbyville Elks, located at 13324 Worchester Hwy. (Route 113), Bishopville, Md., will hold their Market Day & Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31. Indoor and outdoor tables are available for $10 each, and vendors are welcome. For more information, contact Lynne at (302) 853-5335. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and bakery items will be available for purchase.

 

Sept. 4

Veteran to sing at IR Senior Center — All veterans and members of the public are being invited to hear veteran Norm Gaither sing at the Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call (302) 934-8839 or visit IndianRiverSeniorCenterDe.com.

BBVFC Golf Scramble — The Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary is sponsoring a Golf Scramble on Sept. 4. Tee-off time will be 9 a.m., with golfers asked to be at the course at 8 a.m. The cost for 18 holes is $65 for non-members or $45 for members; for nine holes, it is $45 for non-members or $25 for members. The fee includes greens fees; riding cart (mandatory); range balls; team prizes; men’s, ladies and mixed couples divisions, to include golf skill events; and catered lunch, and complimentary continental breakfast. Beverages will be available throughout the event. Appropriate golf attire and non-metal spikes are required. For lunch only, the cost is $20. All proceeds benefit the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company. Reserve a spot by calling Linda Smith at (302) 616-1868 or emailing Lsmith765@yahoo.com. Checks should be made payable to BBVFC Auxiliary and mailed to BBVFC Auxiliary, P.O. Box 301, Bethany Beach, DE 19930.

 

Sept. 5

Emergency-preparedness workshop — There will be a free emergency-preparedness workshop for adults 55 or older, as well as their families and caretakers, on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Roxana fire hall, 35943 Zion Church Road, Frankford. Attendees can learn about specific weather-related risks; individual preparation plans; evacuation and sheltering procedures; emergency profiles; and more. The event includes free continental breakfast. Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged. Details and RSVP through www.deseagrant.org/events-all/ready-or-not or call Danielle Swallow at (302) 645-4258.

 

Sept. 6

CHEER Trap Pond Fall Festival — CHEER’s 2019 Trap Pond Fall Festival will have a carnival atmosphere. Taking place at Trap Pond State Park, east of Laurel, on Friday, Sept. 6, games and activities will run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., with entertainment by DJ Sky Brady. Healthcare professionals will provide informational materials, and there will be a traditional fried chicken lunch, accompanied by ham, potato salad, green beans and ice cream. Tickets for the picnic cost $6 for seniors 60 or older, or $8 for those younger than 60, and can be obtained by calling Robin Greene at (302) 515-3063 or from a local CHEER activity center director. Admission to the park will be free. Proceeds from the Trap Pond Fall Festival will support CHEER’s Cooking for Sussex Seniors Kitchen Capital Campaign to build a new $1.6 million central kitchen.

 

Sept. 7

Band Boosters car wash — The Indian River High School Band Boosters will host a car-wash fundraiser as students prepare for the 2019-2020 school year and marching season. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Lord Baltimore Elementary School, 120 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View, and includes Rita’s Italian ice.

 

Sept. 8

Handbell ensemble orientation — The Capital Ringers community handbell ensemble will hold an orientation session for ringers and non-ringers (multimedia production setup, videography, photography, script-writing, publicity, grant-writing, ushering, prop construction, fundraising, editing, proofreading and more) on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Conley’s United Methodist Church, 33106 Jolyns Way, Lewes. Those who are not able to attend should call or email Linda Simms, artistic director, by Sept. 1, at Keys2Ring@aol.com or (302) 632-3106. Visit www.capitalringers.org for more information.

 

Sept. 12

Optimist Club golf event — The Optimist Club of Sussex County will host its first annual golf event on Sept. 12, beginning at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m., at the Mulligan’s Point Golf Club, Sussex Pines Road in Georgetown. Golfers are being encouraged to organize and pre-register their four-person teams, or to sign up individually, with a cost of $75 per person. Discounts will be given to first-responders, veterans and educators. Registration includes a round of golf, boxed lunch, complimentary drinks and snacks, course games and activities. Prizes will be awarded, with special hole-in-one opportunities for a Jeep, a trip and an electronics package. For more information, contact John Ray at jraygolf@comcast.net or Dave Hartman at dave.hartman@hvacrsales.com.

 

Sept. 14

Household Hazardous Waste collection — There will be a household hazardous waste/electronic goods/paper shredding event on Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hocker’s Supercenter in Clarksville. Household hazardous waste that can be dropped off includes products marked with “Warning: Hazardous,” “Flammable,” “Poisonous,” “Corrosive” or “Explosive” (household cleaners, garden pesticides, paints, nail polish, fluorescent bulbs, antifreeze). Electronic goods recycling will include old computers, printers, CD players, microwaves, telephones, televisions, handheld gaming devices, fax machines, answering machines, VCRs and more. Up to two file boxes per person of personal confidential papers will be accepted for shredding, including papers with staples or paper clips. The events will be held rain or shine and are open to Delaware residents only.

 

Sept. 15

Three Bridges Gospel Trio in concert — Long Neck United Methodist Church near Millsboro will host the Three Bridges Gospel Trio on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. The group’s music is described as being rooted in traditional Southern gospel and black gospel music. A “love offering” will be taken. For more information, call (302) 228-5546 or (302) 945-9453.

 

Sept. 21

Fried chicken dinners at RVFC — Fried chicken dinners return to the Roxana Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday, Sept. 21. Dinner includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade coleslaw, string beans, applesauce and rolls, and there will be a bake sale. Admission is from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost for dinner is $15 for adults, $7 for children younger than 10, or carryout for $15.

AYCE Crab Feast at IRSC — Tickets are now available for the All You Can Eat Crab Feast hosted by the Indian River Senior Center on Sept. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $40 per person, which includes live entertainment by DJ Whisper, crabs, chicken, corn, beer and soda. Seating is limited. For more information, call (302) 934-8839 or visit www.IndianRiverSeniorCenterDE.com.

MVFC Auxiliary Yard & Bake Sale — The Millville Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host a Yard & Bake Sale on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 7 a.m. to noon at the fire hall at 35554 Atlantic Avenue in Millville. Breakfast and lunch foods will also be available for purchase.

 

Sept. 24-27

Trip to Foxwoods Casino offered — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro is offering four-day, three-night trip to the Foxwoods Casino on Sept. 24-27, with motor-coach transportation, three nights’ lodging at the Great Cedar Hotel, $30 slots play, $30 in food vouchers and the chance to visit the Foxwood Tower Casino and Olde Mistick Village, as well as luggage handling, all taxes and meal gratuities. The cost is $465 per person, double occupancy. The trip is open to the public. For more information or to register, call the IRSC at (302) 934-8839 and ask for Fran or Donna.

 

Sept. 24

CHEER Beach Day — CHEER Beach Day on Sept. 24 will feature a health fair at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. (Any agency or company that wishes to participate in the Health Fair and has not received information can contact Carolyn O’Neal at carolyno@cheerde.com, or call (302) 515-3044.) Various entertainments will be staged at the boardwalk bandstand from 10:30 until 1:30 p.m. CHEER buses will provide shuttle transportation to and from the convention center and the bandstand. A nutritious lunch will be offered to seniors 60 or older, available at the convention center. The Beach Day Stroll will begin at 10 a.m., with walkers encouraged to obtain sponsors in support of their efforts. Sponsorship forms are available at all CHEER activity centers or by calling (302) 515-3044. All proceeds from the Health Fair, Beach Stroll and sponsors will benefit CHEER’s Cooking for Seniors Capital Campaign to build a new central kitchen.

 

Sept. 28-29

Fall Home Expo in Lewes — The 2nd Annual Fall Home Expo will expands to Lewes on Sept. 28 and 29, featuring more than 80 home related exhibitors. Admission to the expo is free to the public, and Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is the beneficiary. Exhibitors include builders; mortgage, finance and insurance firms; Realtors; developers; and an array of home product and service companies. Prospective exhibitors should contact Kathy Benson as soon as possible at (302) 236-0857, as new exhibitor space is limited.

 

Oct. 3-6

Vietnam Veterans Memorial event — The Wall that Heals, a Vietnam Veterans Memorial ¾-scale replica and mobile education center, will visit the area on Oct. 3-6, hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7234 in Ocean View, and open 24 hours a day. The post will offer educational exhibits, a Vietnam War-era UH-1 Huey helicopter on display, honors ceremonies, candlelight ceremonies, and a reading of the names on the wall from Delaware and from Wicomico and Worcester counties in Maryland. Admission and parking are free, with a free shuttle service available. For more information, call (302) 539-9981 or visit http://www.vfw7234.com.

 

Oct. 7

Health & Wellness Fair — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro will host a free Health & Wellness Fair on Monday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All Health and Wellness Vendors are being invited to participate in this fair, at a cost of $25 per table donated to the IRSC. Door prizes and giveaways will be distributed throughout the fair. To reserve a table or for more information, call (302) 934-8839.

 

Oct. 12

South Bethany historical cottage tour — On Saturday, Oct. 12, the Historic Coastal Towns will offer a glimpse of earlier times in South Bethany with a tour of six historic cottages and the town’s Richard Hall Memorial Walkway of historic markers, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Limited tickets must be purchased in advance at Ellen Rice Gallery in Ocean View, at Made By Hand in South Bethany, at Sea Needles in Bethany Beach, or on line at www.thequietresorts.com. Tickets cost $25, and proceeds support the creation of a new Coastal Towns Museum at 40 West Ave. in Ocean View.

 

Nov. 2

Bus trip to see ‘Joy to the World’ — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro is offering an American Music Theatre bus trip to Lancaster, Pa., for the Christmas show “Joy to the World,” on Nov. 2. The cost is $125 per person, including a buffet lunch at Miller’s. The trip is open to the public. For more information or to register, call the IRSC at (302) 934-8839 or Fran Harrison at (302) 947-2773.