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Manhattan Brass Quartet to play Jan. 17 Coastal Concerts will present the New York based Manhattan Brass Quartet Saturday, Jan. 17, at $ p.m., at Bethel United Methodist Church Hall, Market and West Fourth streets in Lewes. The concert will feature two trumpets, horn, trombone and tu- ba playing music from classical Handel and Bach to more modern works by Copland, Puccini, Shostakovich, Ellington and Marsalis. For additional program information go to www.coastal- Ticket s are available prior to the concert at Stepping Stone, Puzzles, and the Chamber of Com- merce and Visitors Center in Lewes and Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach. Tickets can also be obtained at the door. Youth 18 and under are admitted free. For information, call 645-1539 or visit January programs offered at S{00aside Nature Center The Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park will of- fer the following programs and activities in January. Call the cen- ter at 645-6852 for more specific information about each event. The Seaside Nature Center will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 14 for its annual inventory. Explore Thompson's Island, 10 a.m., Jan. 10. Participants will take a hike on this renmant of the Pleistocene Era and learn about its geological history, its impor- tance to migrating songbirds and about the Native American people who made this island sacred ground. The cost is $3 per person and preregistration is required. There is a 12-person limit. Winter Twigging, 1 p.m., Sat- urday, Jan. 10. Attendees will learn to identify winter trees by carefully examining their bark and twigs, with the help of a fidd guide and hand lens. Battery Tour, 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. ll. During the summer of 1941, as war raged in Europe, the U.S. Army began fortifying the dunes of Cape Henlopen to pro- tect the Delaware Bay from ene- my invasion. The construction of Fort Miles will be discussed and participants will tour the first bat- tery completed at the cape. The cost is $3 per person and preregis- tration is required. There is a 20- person limit. Delaware Breakwater Quaran- tine Station, 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17. At the end of the 19th century, thousands of immigrants fled poor economic conditions in Eu- rope by coming to America. The Delaware Breakwater Quarantine Station was established in 1884 to protect the cities of Wilmington and Philadelphia from contagion. Participants will learn about the trials and tribulations the occu- pants dealt with during their hopes of entering a prosperous land. Guppy Club, 10 a.m. Thurs- day, Jan. 22. Parents are invited to bring their 3- and 4-year-olds to the Seaside Nature Center, where they will learn the secrets of na- DISH! ture using games, songs and sto- ries. Children must be accompa- nied by an adult. The cost is $2 per child and preregistration is re- quired. There is a 15-person limit. Delaware's Winter Gulls, 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24. The fine points of gull identification will be discussed through a slide pres- entation and by heading out to the park to test new skills. 1 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Jan. 9 - Jan. 15, 2004 - 87 Gospel concert set for Jan. 24 in Milford Southern gospel style and con- temporary gospel style will com- bine for an evening of great mu- sic in a concert presented by the Epworth Quartet and 1Voice at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Milford Senior Center. The Epworth Quartet is a well known gospel group and has per- formed as a quartet for more than 30 years. 1Voice, although new to the area, has already won gospel competitions and was fea- tured on Trinity Broadcast Net- work. The recently traveled the country and finished in fourth place in a competition with more than 1,400 groups. Tickets are $7 per person and can be purchased at the center, located at 111 Park Avenue, Milford. For more information, call 422-3385. S00:o e.r/Lor00or00 fish fine spirits ii i:i!::: !: i::i:ii:::::iiii::i!;i i: ::;: i:::. : ........... i ii !::: ............ : :::':.:  {ii:i:i  Thursday: Lobster Special k I / 2 priced bottles of Wme Friday: "Half-Price Ale Battered Fish k Chips Dinner" Sunday "All Fresh Fish Entrees Half-Price" open at 5:00 pm y throt 5nday 208 Second Street. 302 - 227 - 2664 Rehoboth Beach tltlo B [ N [