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52 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 10 - January 16, 1997 Carson to open Festival of Youth in Seaford Jan. 11 The fifth annual Festival for Youth gets underway in Seaford this weekend with a special per- formance and a special visit. Five other events follow over the next week. One of the highlights of this year's Festival will be a perfor- mance of the critically acclaimed play, "Ben Carson, M.D." And following the performance, Dr. Carson will talk to the audience. The performance will take place as part of the Career Fair and Youth Forum at Seaford High School on Jan. 11, starting at 10 a.m. Tickets are $7, and group rates are available for $3.50 a tick- et. Call 628-3789 for ticket infor- mation. The play highlights the life of Benjamin Carson of Johns Hopkins. Dr. Carson and his fam- ily will be present during the per- formance. Carson will also speak and then introduce Walter Ander- son, editor of Parade Magazine, who will also speak. Both men have received the nation's highest honor for humanitarian endeav- ors, the Horatio Alger Award. The Career Fair features dis- plays from area businesses and in- stitutions including Delaware Technical & Community College, the State Department of Educa- tion, Delaware State Police, Army Reserve and the Delaware Electric Cooperative. The theme of this year's Youth Forum is "The U.S. - A Salad Bowl or a Melting Pot.'?" dealing with issues concerning immigra- tion. Students from Laurel, Wood- bridge, and Seaford High Schools will compete in the forum before a panel Of judges. The winner will be eligible for the regional forum, and regional winners go on to the international forum. On Thursday, Jan. 16, Olympic gold medalist Dionna Harris will present "An Olympic Dream" program. She will offer some soft- ball tips, talk about her Olympic experience this past summer in Atlanta, answer questions and sign autographs. The event will take place at Laurel High School at 4 p.m. Tickets are $2. The celebrity basketball game and sports auction takes place on Friday, Jan. 17, 6 p.m. at Seaford High School (doors open at 4:45 p.m.). Tickets are $6, and all who attend the auction following the game must have a ticket. Some of the athletes taking part in the game include Delino DeShields of the St. Louis Cardi- nals, Curtis Pride of the Detroit Tigers, Derrick May of the Hous- ton Astros, John Mizerock, man- ager of the Wilmington Blue Rocks, Lovett Purnell of the New England Patriots, Brian Lesher and Mike Neill of the Oakland A's, Stoney Briggs of the San Diego Padres and Mike Riley of the San Francisco Giants. The auction features sports memorabilia from baseball, foot- ball, basketball and NASCAR. The sports card and autograph show will feature more than 30 vendors offering sports related merchandise and cards for sale at Laurel High School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18. The $4 cost of admission includes one autograph. Signing autographs ($2 each) will be Delino DeShields, Ben Coates of the New England Patri- ots, Brian Lesher, John Mizerock, Curtis Pride, retired Phillie Greg Gross, Mike Neill, Stoney Briggs, Mike Riley, and a yet to be named athlete representing Nike. The 1997 Festival for Youth concludes with a banquet on Sat- urday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m. The ban- quet has been moved to St. John's Childrens Menu Visa MC THE AMEX Diners LSOTTAGE CAFE Food Prepared With Care, Served With Pride 146h Street. Ocean City, MD Rt. 1 Bethany Beach, DE (410) 250-1460 (302) 539-8710 United Methodist Church, Pine Street, Seaford. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was to give a speech at the banquet but withdrew citing safety reasons due to planned demonstrations. Speakers for the banquet in- clude Gen. Clara Adams-Ender and Bob Wieland. The general rose from staff nurse in the Army Nurse Corps to become the chief executive officer with responsibil- ity for 22,000 nurses. Wieland is a double amputee who is on the staff of the Green Bay Packers as strength and moti- vational coach. He has completed six marathons and the Iron Man Triathlon. For more information about the events call 629-8740. All pro- ceeds from the festival are turned back to support youth programs, including the Boys & Girls Club. Lamp Post The Best Breakfast Just Got Better ! Weekday Winter Breakfast Specials All Omelettes $3.50 Served with homefries or grits, biscuits or toast Lamp Post French Toast $2.50 French Toast with choice of sausage, scrapple or bacon $3.50 Wednesday Sussex Countian Breakfast $2.50 Two eggs any style, homefries, 1 link of sausage and II2 slice of ham, toast or biscuits Thursday Lamp Post Famous Pancakes $2.50 Pancakes with your choice of sausage, scrapple or bacon $3.50 Our2 + 2 + 2 for $2.22 Two eggs any style, two pancakes and two strips of bacon. Wib these specials thee can be no sub or sharing. Coffee Club card is not applicable with Ihese specials A Local Favorite Since 1962 Open Daily 7 a.m. Brkf Lunch Dinner Rt. 1 at At. 24 Rehoboth (302) 645-9132