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50 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 17 - January 23, 1997 Martin Luther King festivities set this weekend in Rehoboth The life of civil fights leader Dr. Martin Luther King will be hon- ored with a weekend of celebra- tion in the Cape Region. The full slate of events will be kicked off with a parade on Saturday, Jan. 18 in Rehoboth Beach. The parade will begin at 11 a.m .with a line-up at 10 a.m on Old State Road. The theme for this year is "Celebrating an American Hero." A dinner theater, "Black History on Parade," will also be held Saturday, at the BayCenter in Dewey Beach at 4:30 p.m. The Soldiers Continued from page 48 "proper military spirit" in the chil- dren of the Third Reich. America's contribution to the toy soldier, the "Dimestore" fig- ure, was introduced in the 1920s by New Jersey companies. The figures dominated the American toy soldier market until the start of World War II. The second type of Dimestore figures - "Pod Foot" figures - were introduced shortly after the war. They were the last metal soldiers made before the in- troduction of plastic toy soldiers began in the mid-1950's. Kanakos' interest in the hobby began by painting toy soldiers. Soon, he began collecting toy sol- diers and researching the history. Kanakos said he's created diora- mas for museums, attended toy soldier shows throughout the country, and shared stories with collectors from around the world. The most interesting tale he's heard so far, said Kanakos, was told to him by a man at an An- napolis, Md. show. "He was a gentleman in his 80s who was camped in Germany dur- ing the war," said Kanakos. "Bombers blew up the town where he was camped, and one of production, presented by the Great Commission Drama Society and directed by Marci Tilghman- Bryant, chronicles historical events beginning with slavery through the civil fights movement and beyond. Several historical facts and achievements by African Americans will be presented in a way to teach youth and adults about black heritage. "Delmarva This Morning" weather anchor Marlon McGhee will serve as Master of Ceremony. Bryan Clark, professional vocalist the bombs hit a toy store. He said it literally began rainlng toy sol, diers. He packed them up, and brought them back with him to the U.S. "His wife wondered why the bomb couldn't have blown up a jewelry store instead." Since moving to Lewes six months ago, Kanakos has created a prototype of a deep sea diver which is also on display at the li- brary. Kanakos said he is explor- ing the possibility of starting a club in the area, and he'd also like to create more dioramas to dis- play. For more information, call him at 644-4646. Librarian Kathy Graybeal said the monthly displays have become so popular that people can't wait to see them. She said the displays often incorporate books to better illustrate and educate about the subject. Different organizations often use the displays to advertise for membership, she added. The Lewes Public Library is open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; from noon until 5 p.m. on Friday; and from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Satur- day. The library offers family sto- ry time every Wednesday at 11 a.m., and every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Call 645-2733 for more in- formation. and impressionist, will provide entertainment during dinner. Re- marks will be shared by Dewey Beach mayor Robert Frederick. Tickets to the dinner theater can be purchased by calling Linda Bonville at 645-7644 or Janie Miller, 227-3118. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children 15 and under. No tickets will be sold at the door. The weekend's celebration will conclude with a community wor- ship service scheduled for Mon- day, Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Slaughter Neck. During this time, community service awards will be presented to Vance C. Daniels, Nick Caggiano and Tyon E. Christopher for having demon- strated outstanding service to the community. The mission of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Cele- bration Organization is to expose all people to positive role person- alities and is a non-profit group. 207 Rehoboth Avenue 227-1986 Rehoboth Beach Great Margaritas! Fine Mexican Fare! Happy Hour Nightly 5-7 p.m. 112 PRICE [ FAJITA NIGHT Open 7 Days  Dinner Served 5-10 p.m. Lunch Served Noon to 5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. You're not a tourist...why pay high prices for great food? -- Join us for lunch! -- souPs Soup of the ly- ,s o. sme o.  your seNer  tos c,ce C Sl.W Bov S2.2S Sfood Chowder- A  Nd  Freh Onion - Wh   wO co  B Vienfo C-dande CMII. 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