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50 - CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, February 21- February 2% 1997 Ill Fri. Feb. 21 Land and Sea Lecture Series, 10 a.m. Virden Center, Lewes and 2 p.m, Methodist Manor House, Seaford. Robert D. Bethke will discuss his book, "Americana Crafted: Jehu Camper, Delaware Whittler. Spon- sored by the University of Delaware. There is no admission charge. OF COMMUNITY EVENTS Casino Night, 7 p.m.-midnight' at Nas- sau Fire Hail, off Rt. 1, Lewes, sponsored by the Lewes Lions Club. Admission, $3, includes beer, sandwiches, soda. Call 645- 1539 or 645-5397 for information. First State Webfooters Walking Club, 10K and 5K walks, beginning any time between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Lewes, start- ing from Queen Anne Railroad terminal. Everyone welcome. Registration necessary. Call 945-2020 for information. Lewes Historical Society meeting, 8 p.m., at Lewes Presbyterian Church, Kings Hwy., featuring Tom McClain on the once- thriving Lewes menhaden fishery. Free; public invited; refreshments follow. Owl prowl, 7 p.m., from Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park. Pre-reg- istration required. Fee, $1. Call 645-6852. Free minor eyeglass repair and adjust- ment for those 50 years of age and older, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Huling Cove CHEER Cen- ter, Savannah Rd., Lewes. Call 645-9239 to make an appointment. Lunch optional at $1.50 donation. Performance of"A Raisin in the Sun" by the Sussex Central High School Take Two Drama Club, 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium, west Market and Pine sts., Georgetown. $3.50 for students; $5, adults, available at the door. Eyeglass clinic, 1-3 p.m., at Harbor Healthcare, 301 Ocean View Blvd., Lewes. Public invited to bring in eyeglasses for minor repairs and adjustments by Nemours Clinic. Call Sandy Dole, 645-4664, for more information. Sat. Feb. 22 Casino Night at American Legion Post, Rt. 24, Laurel, 7 p.m.; admission, $3; refreshments. Must be 21. Peel your own shrimp, 3-7 p.m., at American Legion Post 5, King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach; $4.50, half pound; $8.90, pound; $9.95, pound and pitcher of beer. For more information call 227-8999. Merchant's Attic and General Public Garage Sale I, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Rehoboth Convention Center, sponsored by the Rehoboth-Dewey Chamber of Commerce. For more information call 227-2233, ext. 11 or 12. Chinese Auction, 1 p.m., at American Legion Unit 28, Oak Orchard, Millsboro. For more information, 945-1493. Casino Night, 7 p.m.-midnight, at VFW Post 7447, State Road, Rehoboth. Admis- sion, $4, includes beer, sodas, food. Must be21. Program on whiletailed deer for ages 6- Calendar Sat. Feb. 22 I 8, 9:30-11 a.m., at Abbott's Mill Nature Center, Milford. Also, program for adults on attracting purple martins,l-3 p.m., with Frank Prekup. Call 422-0847; pre-registra- tion required. Peel your own shrimp, 4-8 p.m., at Amer- ican Legion Post 17, Lewes Beach, eat in or carry out; $4.50, haif pound; $8.95, pound; $9.95, pound and pitcher of beer; steamed clams, clams casino, oyster and soft shell sandwiches available. For more information call 645-9965. Diamond State Twirlers Square Dance Club, 8-10:30 p.m., at Milford Bowling Lanes, Rt. 113. J. Bradshw will call mod- em western style dance and Grace Starkey will cue round dances. Call Bob or Janice Timmons, 422-5624, for information. Owls up close program, 2 p.m., at Sea- side Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park. Call 645-6852 for information. Sun. Feb. 23 Hymn sing, 7 p.m., at Zion UM Church, Rt. 16 west of Rt. 1, Milton, featuring the Veasey Family, The Sunshine Group, Eagle's Nest Singers and Norman Reynolds at the piano. Everyone invited. Annual Men's Day Service, 3:30 p.m., at Mt. Pleasant U.M. Church, Rehoboth Beach. Everyone welcome to attend. All-you-can-eat Valentine Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, at Milton Fire Hail, sponsored by Milton Little League. Adults, $5; chil- dren under 10, $3. Wodd War H comes to Cape Henlopen program, 2 p.m., at Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park. For more infor- marion call 645-6852. Mon. Feb. 24 Sussex Mace and Gavel Unit of Parlia- mentarians to meet, 10 a.m., at Plaza Nine Restaurant, Dover. For more information call 629-8986, 674-2898 or 798-2333. Wed. Feb. 26 Sussex County Republican Women's Club monthly meeting, 11 a.m., at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, followed Wed. Feb. 26 by noon luncheon. For reservations call Amy Garrison, 53%0839. Winifred Tale- real will present an overview of Delaware Hospice services. Focus on Health free seminar on skin cancer, 7-8 p.m., in Beebe Medical Center second floor education classroom, Lewes, with surgeon James E. Spellman Jr. Call 645-3332 to register. Thurs. Feb. 27 The Sussex County Bookmobile will make the following stops: River Village, 11-11:30 a.m.; Oak Orchard, 11:35 a.m.- noon; White House Beach, 12:45-1:15 p.m.; Indian Landing, 1:30-2:15 p.m.; Pot Nets Park, 2:30-3:15 p.m.; Harbeson, 3:30-4 p.m. SDALL lecture by Dr. Nancy Targett of College of Marine Studies on "Changes in the World's Oceans: Cause for Concern?", 12:15 p.m., in Virden Center, Lewes. Pub- lic invited. Call 645-4111 for information. Fri. Feb. 28 Land and Sea Lecture Series, 10 a.m., Virden Center, Lewes, and 2 p.m., Methodist Manor House, Seaford. Authors William W. Boyer, Jr. and Mark Huddle- ston will discuss their book, "The Higher Civil Service in the United States: Quest for Reform. Sponsored by the University of Delaware. There is no admission charge. Oyster Eat, 8 p.m.-midnight. Sponsored by the Georgetown Ftre Company, Inc., the stag event features raw and steam oysters, egg salad and ham sandwiches. Bring your own oyster knife. No-minors will be admit- ted. Cost is $13. Friday Night Singles Supper Club, social hour 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. at the Mill Pond Restaurant, Route 113 in Millsboro. Pre-register by calling Michelle at 644- 1641, Delores at 875-4199 or Dave at 945- 4973 by Feb. 21. Sat. March 1 Firecracker Fund Ice Plunge, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ruddertowne Beach, Dewey Beach. Sponsored by Reboboth Beach Main Street, Inc. Proceeds to help fund Independence Day week seashore fireworks off Rehoboth Beach. Sat. March 1 Federation Day, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Boscov's in Dover. Sponsored by the Kent and Sussex chapters of DSFWC to support women's clubs in Delaware. Arts and crafts, food, books and plants for sale, as well as an auct/on and 50/50 drawing. Chicken and dumpling dinner, 4-7 p.m., at Long Neck United Methodist Church off Rt. 24. Tickets, $6.50 for adults, $3.50 for children 3-12; 3 and under, free. Public invited. For more information call 945- 7343. Third Annual Library Gala sponsored by Friends of the Millsboro Library, $20, at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, includes cash bar, dinner, silent and live auctions. Anyone wishing to donate auction items or purchase tickets should call 934- 8743. Sun. March 2 Chicken and Dumpling dinner, 2-7 p.m. Indian River Volunteer Fire Company Main Station, Oak Orchard. Adults $7, children, $2.50, children under six, free. Take out dinners are $7.50. For information or to purchase tickets, call 945-2548. Mon. March 3 Republican Women's Beach Club meet- ing, 7:30 p.m., at All Saints Parish Hail, Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Speaker, Basil Battaglia, chairman of the Republican Party of Delaware. Public welcome. Call 645-2006 for information. Tues. March 4 First in a series of free training seminars on "The Nuts and Bolts of Volunteer Man- agement," 1:30-3:30 p.m., every Tuesday in March at the Georgetown State Service Center conference room. To register, call Mary Ann Hook at 856-5815. Wed. March 5 International Women's Day dinner, 6 p.m., at Rehoboth Beach Country Club. Speakers, Jane Brady, Cornelia Moore, Patricia Carmine, Patricia Rodriquez, spon- sored by Del Tech Alumni Association. $20. For reservations call 856-5400, ext. 204. CONTACT Rape Crisis Volunteer Training begins, 6:30-9:30 p.m., at Owens Campus, Georgetown. $40 fee payable to Del Tech. For information call 422-2078. Free health screening clinic offered to veterans by Veterans Administration, including blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar checks, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at VFW Post 7447, State Road, Rehoboth Beach. Thurs. March 6 World Cinema III series featuring "Cyrano de Bergerac", 7 p.m., in I.#ture Hall Room 529, Higher Ed Building, Georgetown. For more information call 302-831-6779.