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54 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 14 - April 20, 1995 Fri. April 14 The 27th annual Great Delaware Kite Festival will get under way at 10 a.m. at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes. The festival features contests for novices and experts alike, with special recognition going to extremes of contestant age, dis- tance traveled and size of kite. In all, 28 trophies will be awarded. Food and refresh-. ments will be available. In addition, CRIT- TERS, a non-profit organization raising money for toys, treats and medical care for homeless animals in Sussex County animal shelters, will have a fund-raising booth open during the festival. The organization plansto raffle two baskets filled with ap mal-related items. Face painting and baked goods also will be available. Anyone wish- ing to donate baked good should call Dawn Walls at 945-7689 or Annie Bishop at 684- 2705. OF COMMUNITY EVENTS Estranged Families Anonymous will meet at 2:15 p.m. at Groome United Methodist Church, Savannah Road and Dewey Avenue in Lewes. For more infor- mation, call Jean at 645-1526. Sat. April 15 The sixth annual Rehoboth Beach Easter Bunny Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt beginning with breakfast at the Sea Horse Restaurant. The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10 a.m. at foot of Rehoboth Ave. on the beach; everyone is invited to hunt for eggs stuffed with goodies, certifi- cates and grand prizes. For more informa- tion, call the Rehoboth Beach Downtown Business Association at 226-3844. Designer Showcase m will host a Bat'e- Bones Party from 6-9 p.m. at 17 Olive Avenue in Rehohoth Beach. There will be finger food and live entertainment provided by Baystar Productions. Cost is $10 at the door. All proceeds from the event go to Sussex County Habitat for Humanity, Sus- sex County AIDS Committee and St. Peter's Church Outreach Ministry. For more information, call Ruth Brown at 645- 1703. Peel your own shrimp from 3:30-7 p.m. at American Legion Post 5, King Charles Street in Rehoboth Beach. Cost is $4.50 for a half pound of shrimp, $8.90 for a pound of shrimp; and $9.95 for a pound of shrimp and a pitcher of beer. Eat in or take out. An Easter candy and bake sale, spon- sored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire company's substation (behind Paimer's Shopping Cen- ter) on Long Neck Road. Sun. April 16 The 43rd annual Easter Promenade, sponsored by the City of Rehohoth Beach and the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 1-3 p.m. at Rehoboth Beach Convention Hail. Admission is free. Anyone who par- ticipates in the Easter Fashion Category iudging will receive an Easter sticker. There will be 40 winners who will receive trophies donated by resort merchants. Oth- er activities include a photo opportunity Calendar Thurs. April 20 A support group for caregivers of the elderly will meet from 2-3 p.m. at Beebe Medical Center's Gull House, 23 Terrace Street, Rehohoth Beach (behind the Bay Mart Shopping Center). For more informa- tion, call 226-2160. Sun. April 16 I with the Easter Bunny; Ralph McKinney's Kiddie Disco featuring Snow White, Simba The Lion King and Power Ranger; and a live broadcast by WGMD. Tues. April 18 A Fabulous Little Flea Market, hosted by the Rehoboth Art League at 12 Dodds Lane, Henlopen Acres, Rehohoth Beach, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Art League. Free admission. The First Town Club of Lewes will wel- come June Bostich, who will give a slide presentation of the Delaware Agricultural Museum in Dover, beginning at 7 p.m. at Lewes Presbyterian Church, Kings High- way in Lewes. New members and guests are welcome. Please bring a non-perishable item for the church food bank. Club mem- bers will be traveling to Chestertown, Md. on April 25, for an historical tour and lun- cheon. For information, call 645-7234. Wed. April 19 Harbeson Extension Homemakers Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the Hudson office, Route 9 in Harbeson. DiazBonviIle, commuliity traffic safety program coordina- tor for the Cooperative Bxtension Service, will present the program. Hostesses will be Eleanor Fisher and Winnie Hudson. A bird watching program will be offered at 8 a.m. at Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. There is no cost. Participants should meet at the Seaside Nature Center. For more information, call 645-6852. The National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Sussex County Chap- ter 1690, will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Rusty Rudder Restaurant in Dewey Beach. Lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m. Guest speaker will be handwriting expert Bill Capanaro. For reservations, call Elmira Nizer at 539-3382. Thurs. April 20 April 20.22 The 39th annual Old Timer's Days, sponsored by the Selbyville Chamber of Commerce, will be held on the above dates with activities throughout the town of Sel- byville. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, Thurs- day; noon to 8 p.m. Friday; and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Selbyville merchants will feature special sales on merchandise, there will be rides for children, and there will be plenty of food and refreshments. For more information and a specific scheduled, call Lora at 436-9725. Fri. April 21 The Lewes Historical Society will meet at 8 p.m. in Lewes Presbyterian Church, Kings Highway in Lewes. Lewes historian and author Hazel Brittingham, who has been gathering historical data, assisted by James Ippolito of Lewes, will give a pre- sentation entitled "The Lore and Lure of the Cape Henlopen Light." The meeting is free and open to the public. Free blood pressure screenings, spon- sored by the American Heart Association, will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Edgehill Pharmacy in Rehoboth Beach, and from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Edgehill Phar- macy in Lewes. A second series of films and lectures will be presented at 7 p.m. in room 159 of the Higher Education Building on the campus of Delaware Tech in Georgetown. Tonight's program includes the film 'Whun- derhearL" which will be introduced by pro- fessor Bill Williams. The program is free and open to the public. The Dagsboro Republican Women's Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. The program, entitled "Parliamentary Procedures," will be presented by Myrtha Calhoun. For more information, call 238-7776. The Sussex County Bookmobile will stop at the following locations and times: White's Chapel (Route 1), 1:45-2:15; Nas- sau Mobile Home Park, 2:30-3:15; Sweet Briar Mobile Home Park, 3:304:15; Cool, Spring (P,R tracks), 4:30-5. A new diabetic support group has been formed at the Georgetown CHEER Mature Lifestyle Center in Georgetown. The group meets every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 856-5190. "Judging Flower Show Designs" is the topic of a program to be presented by Mrs. William Lenhard at the next meeting of the Sussex Gardeners beginning at 1 p.m. in the VIA clubhouse in Rehoboth Beach. Also attending the meeting is Mrs. Aldo Pellegri- ni, past president of the Delaware Federa- tion of Garden Clubs and Flower Show Judges. READ-ALOUD Delaware will conduct reader training beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the conference room at Delaware National Bank, Route 1 in Rehoboth Beach. Anyone interested in reading to preschool children is invited to attend. For more information call Lee Mussoff at 856-2527. A Penny Party, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Millville Volunteer Fire Company, will begin at 7 p.m. in the fire hall located on Route 26 in Millville. Admission is $1 per person. The Sussex County Bookmobile will stop at the following locations and times: Angola (Pinewater Farms), 10-10:30; Angola by the Bay, 10:45-11:15; West Bay Mobile Home park, 11:30-12; Pine Valley Mobile Home Park, 12:15-12:30; Camelot Mobile Home Park, 1:15-1:45; Sea Air Mobile Home Park, 2-2:30; Midway Shop- ping Center, 2:45-3; and Sussex East Mobile Home Park, 3:15-4. Life After Fifty-Five (LAFF) will hold a covered dish luncheon meeting beginning at 1 p.m. at the Leisure Point clubhouse off Long Neck Road. The meeting is open to the public. LAFF is a group of local people over age 55 who are interested in participat- ing in such activities as golf, bowling, card playing, crafts and day trips, etc. For more information and directions, call 945-3700. A bluegrass concert, sponsored by Peninsula Bluegrass, will begin at 8:30 p.m. at Laurel American Legion Post 19, Route 24 just east of Laurel. The concert will feature Wyatt Rice and Santa Cruz. Tickets cost $8 at the door. For more infor- mation, call 875-0695. Sat. April 22 Peel your own shrimp from 3:30-7 p.m. at American Legion Post 5, King Charles Street in Rehohoth Beach. Cost is $4.50 for a half pound of shrimp; $8.90 for a pound of shrimp; and $9.95 for a pound of shrimp and a pitcher of beer. Eat in or take out. Come celebrate Earth Day at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be live entertain- ment, including Latino and bluegrass sounds, as well as environmental programs and exhibits, guided tours and more. For more information, call 645-6852.