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64 - CAPE GAZEqffrE, Friday, February 25 - March 2, 2000 Fri. Feb. 25 I 15th Annual UD Land and Sea Lecture Series, 10 a.m., at the Virden Center, Pilottown Rd., Lewes; and 2 p.m., at Methodist Manor House auditorium, 1001 Middleford Rd., Seaford. Free to the public. Topic: "Rebel with a Conscience," with Russell A. Peterson, former Delaware governor and Audubon Society presi- dent. For details, call 855-1620. Preserving African American Heritage in Delaware and American History is the topic of the Lewes Historical Society meeting beginning at 8 p.m., at St. Peter's Parish Hall, Mulberry and Second sts., Lewes. Harmon Carey from the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will make the presentation. The meeting is free and open to the public. Light refresh- ments will be served following the program. Annual Oyster Eat, sponsored by George- town Volunteer Fire Company, 8 p.m. to mid- night, Georgetown Fire Hall. Raw and steamed oysters, egg salad and ham sandwiches, bever- ages and live music. This is a stag event - no minors. Bring your own oyster knife. Tickets, $15 in advance or $16 at the door. Tickets avail- able from any fire company member. OF COMMUNITY EVENTS Feb. 25.26 Performances of "Once Upon a Mattress," by Cape Henlopen High School Thespians, 7:30 p.m., in the Cape High Little Theatre, Lewes. For tickets, $7, adults; $5, students and children, call 945-7174. Worcester Preparatory School in Berlin, Md. will present "Hello, Dolly" at 8 p.m. both nights. Tickets cost $5 in advance (all ages) and $7.50 at the door (all ages). For ticket informa- tion, call 410-641-3575. Sat. Feb. 26 Miss Sussex County Scholarship Pageant, an official Miss Delaware Preliminary, 7 p.m., at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hail, Seaford. Interested applicants may call 629- 8887. Introduction to Yoga, a free, 60-minute class to learn more about yoga, 11 a.m., at the Sussex Family YMCA, 105 Church St., Rehoboth Beach. Register at the front desk. Recital and dessert buffet to benefit the Delaware Choral Society, 7 p.m., at the Presby- terian Church of Dover, State and Reed sts., Dover. Recital features Patricia A. Malcolm, soloist, and W. Nolan Heam on piano. Recital to be followed by dessert buffet and silent auction. Tickets $8. May be ordered in advance by call- ing 302-653-7853 or 302-678-1603. A Bassmaster CastingKids cast, pitch and flip contest, l0 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Short's Marine, Long Neck Road, sponsored by the Lower Sus- sex Bassmasters chapter. Open to boys and girls ages 7-14. Cash, scholarships and prizes will be awarded. No entry fee; Bassmasters provides all rods and reels. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For information, call Tom Gue, 945-0513; or Short's Marine, 945- 1200. 15th Annual Delaware Antiquarian Book Show, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., at UD Wilmington Campus, Arsht Hall Conference Center, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave. Admission, $4.50 to benefit Wilmington Lions Club. For details call 302- 655-3055. Beef and dumpling dinner, 4-7 p.m., at Cape Henlopen High School cafeteria, to benefit Cape Henlopen Music Boosters. Tickets, $8, adults; $5, children under 12, available from music stu- dents or at the door. Takeouts available at 3 p.m. Dinner precedes performance of "Once Upon a Mattress," in Little Theatre. For ticket informa- tion, call 945-7174. American Legion Shrimp Feast, 4-8 p.m., at Calendar Sat. Feb. 26 Sun. Feb. 27 Post Home, King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Eat in or take out. Shrimp, half pound, $5; pound, $9.90; with pitcher of beer, $10.90; clams, $2.50; oyster sandwiches, $3. Call 227- 8999 for details. Program: Maple Sugaring, 1 p.m., at Baldcy- press Nature Center, Trap Pond State Park. For details, call 875-5163. Merchants' Attic and General Public Garage Sale, 9 a.m.-I p.m., at Rehoboth Convention Center, sponsored by the Rehoboth-Dewey Chamber of Commerce. To reserve a space, $50, call 227-2233, Ext. 12. Program: Leapin' Lizards, Fabulous Frogs, 11 a.m., at the Seaside Nature Center, Cape Hen- Iopen State Park, Lewes. For details, call 645- 6852. Craft Fair and Flea Market, 7 a.m.-I p.m., at CHEER Community Center, Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road, Georgetown: with cafe open for breakfast and lunch. For information and vendors, call 854-9500. Spaghetti dinner, sponsored by VFW Post 7447, 5-8 p.m., at Post home, State Road, Rehoboth Beach. Cost is $6. SHHH, Self Help for Hard of Hearing, Delaware chapter, meets at 1:30 p.m., South Conference Room on first floor of Beebe Med- ical Center, Lewes. All are welcome. For details, call 645-6808. Ham and turkey shoot, noon, at Ellendale VFW Post, first right southbound of Ellendale light on Rt. 113, sponsored by the EIlendale Ruritan. Sun. Feb. 27 Dover, Delaware chapter, Links Inc., 3:30 p.m., at the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center on the campus of Delaware State University, Dover. Refreshments will be served. Event includes exhibits and displays to foster an awareness of black culture and the achievements of African- Americans. Free and open to the public. Mon. Feb. 21 Boating Skills and Seamanship six-week course begins, 7-9 p.m., at Short's Marine Show- room, Long Neck Rd., sponsored by Coast Guard Flotilla 12-09. Cost, $20, includes books and materials; additional family member, $10. For details, call 945-3423. Story Time night, 6:30-7 p.m., at Georgetown Library, I 0 W. Pine St. Theme: South of the Bor- der. Bus trip to Midway Slots, Harrington, leaving 4:30 p.m., from VFW Post 7447 parking lot, State Rd., Rehoboth, and returning 10:30 a.m., sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Cost, $10, includes round trip bus fare, dinner buffet. For details and reservations, call 644-1189. Children's Beach House volunteer work- shops, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in the temporary quarters at Cape Henlopen State Park, 110 Dock Dr. near fishing pier. Planning for spring programs; speaker, Glenn Gauvry of Ecological Research and Development Group. Potluck lunch; new volunteers welcome. For details, call 645-9184. An informational meeting for the formation of a Lions Club in the Dagsboro/Frankford area, 7:30 p.m. at the Frankford Fire Hall, Main Street and Clayton Ave., Frankford. Public invited. For details, call Bill Scott at 539-7414. Sunday Evening Service of Praise and Social Hour, sponsored by the Lewes-Rehoboth Associ- ation of Churches, 7:30 p.m., at Conley U.M. Church, Angola, with guest speaker, the Rev. Ed Thress, pastor of Lutheran Church of Our Savior. Yvonne Martz will also speak on the CROP Walk. Program: Walking Dunes and Winter Wet- lands, I p.m., at Cape Henlopen State Park. For details, call 645-6852. Tues. Feb. 29 Bus trip to Maryland Science Center, Balti- more Inner Harbor, sponsored by Children's Beach House, leaving 8 a.m., from 110 Dock Dr., Cape Henlopen State Park near fishing pier, returning 5:30 p.m. Some seats available to gen- eral public; $35, includes IMax Theatre presenta- tion of "Fantasia 2000" and entrance to science center. For reservations, call 645-9184. Williams sister of Clayton, N.J., with their handmade quilts with African American themes, 3 p.m., at Milford Senior Center, I ! 1 Park Ave. Tickets, $10, adults; $7, seniors and students, available by calling 422-3385. Sounds of the Season concert by Georgetown Presbyterian Choir, 3 p.m., at Cool Spring Pres- byterian Church, Log Cabin Road, Cool Spring. Refreshments served after the concert. Annual Chocolate Hour, presented by the Wed. March 1 Sixth annual International Women's Day Din- ner, 6 p.m., at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club. The event highlights the achievements of exemplary Delaware women and benefits the Del Tech Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Lt. Gov. Ruth Ann Minner and Harriet Smith Wind- sor will share mistress of ceremonies duties. Tickets, $25 per person; corporate tables avail- Publish your event in the Calendar Information for this calendar that appears in the Cape Gazette every Friday, must be submitted each Wednesday by noon. Mail your calendar item to Cape Gazette, PO Box 213, Lewes, DE 19958; call us at 645- 7700; or stop by our office, 36 Midway Shopping Center, Route 1, Rehoboth Beach. Wed. March 1 able for $500. For information and reservations, call 855-5951 by Feb. 28. Thurs. March 2 Annual Senior Services Employment Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at William A. Carter Partnership Center, Del Tech, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Interested employers invited to register now to reserve space. For details, call Fran Burnham at 856-7761, Ext. 127. Delaware Marine Archaeological Society meeting, 7 p.m., at South Coastal Library, Bethany Beach. For details, call 537-5334. The Sussex County Bookmobile will stop at the following locations and times: Wee Care Learning Center, 9:15-9:45; Angola Pinewater farms, 10-10:30; Angola by the Bay, 10:45- 11:15; Angola Beach Estates, 11:30-12; West Bay Mobile Home Park, 12:15-12:30; Camelot, 1:15-1:45; Sea Air, 2-2:30; Midway Shopping Center, 2:45-3; Sussex East Park, 3:15-4. Focus on Health, 7-8 p.m., at Milford Library, with "Rockin' the Joint: Traditional and Alterna- tive Bone/Joint Treatments that Work." Fri. March 3 Registration for children eligible to start kindergarten in the Cape Henlopen School Dis- trict, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the elementary school in the student's attendance area. Parents should bring their child's birth certificate, immunization record and Social Security card. For informa- tion, call H.O. Brittingham Elementary at 684- 8522; Shields Elementary at 645-7748; or Rehoboth Elementary at 227-3068. World Day of Prayer, I p.m., at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 7 Bay Vista Rd., Rehoboth Beach, led by international group of Christian women. For details, call 227-4025. World Day of Prayer service, 7:30 p.m., at Mt. Zion Holy Church, 325 S. Front St., Milton, with eight churches participating. Speaker, Bish- op Grace Ruth Batten, pastor. All welcome; refreshments follow. Opening reception for the exhibit Portraits and Landscapes by Stephen and Helen Traugott, 5-7 p.m., in the Homestead Gallery, Rehoboth Art League, Heniopen Acres. Free and open to the public. For details, call 227-8408. Sat. March 4 Registration for Junior/Senior League base- ball and softball for children ages 13-16, 6-8 p.m., at the Rehoboth Fire Hall. Also registration for Big League teams for ages 17-18. Cost is $25. For detials, call Kathy Cooper at 227-9045. Training workshop for downstate volunteers interested in joining the Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research transportation team, 12-4 p.m., at Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge east of Milton. Volunteers will provide emergency care and transportation of injured and orphaned birds. For information and to register, call Jay Baum- gardner, 945-2025. American Legion Shrimp Feast, 4-8 p.m., at Post Home, King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Eat in or take out. Shrimp, half pound, $5; pound, $9.90; with pitcher of beer, $10.90; clams, $2.50; oyster sandwiches, $3. Call 227- 8999 for details. A spaghetti dinner, sponsored by the Milford Lions Club to benefit Youth and Education Committee activities, 4-7 p.m., Milford Middle School, Lakeview Ave., Milford. Tickets, adults $6.50; children under 12 $3. Takeouts available. Tickets available from any Milford Lions Club member.