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56 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 18- April 24, 1997 I I April 18-19 Old Timer's Days Celebration in down- town Selbyville, with carnival tides, lun- cheon, book sale, 5K run, auction, pet parade, gymnastics, free concert, pony rides, horse and carriage rides, flea market, crafts, food vendors. For more information call Lora Hudson, 436-9725. Calendar OF COMMUNITY EVENTS April 18-20 Possum Point Players production of "Bell, Book and Candle," at Possum Hall, Old Laurel Hwy., Georgetown. 8 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 2 p.m., Sun. Tickets, $10, except students and senior citizens, $8 for mati- nees. Call 856-4560 to reserve tickets. Annual Harambee featuring youth of Sussex County at St. Luke's Parish Hall, Third and Water sts., Seaford; 7:30 p.m., April 18 spelling bee and oratorical contest; 8 p.m., April 19, Miss/Mr. Harambee pageant and liturgical dancers (tickets, $5); 3:30 p.m., April 20, gospel fest and ethnic dinner (donation, $6.50). For more infor- mation call 947-1771. Fri. April 18 Spring Craft Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in Beebe Medical Center Sun Lobby, spon- sored by Beebe Medical Center Auxiliary, featuring vests, pillows, sock dolls, sock clowns and other items. Lewes Historical Society meeting, 8 p.m., at Lewes Presbyterian Church, Kings Hwy., with Hazel Brittingham's program on "Street Talk," the origins of street names. Everyone invited; free. Delmarva Antique Bottle Club meeting, 7 p.m., at Lewes Middle School cafeteria, with program on toy soldiers by Ted' Kanakos. Visitors welcome; dues, $7. Call 945-2025 for information. Sat. April 19 Annual March for Parks at Trap Pond State Park to raise funds for environmental education and recreation programs at Bald- cypress Nature Center, 11 a.m., registration; march, noon, with 5-mile walk and 2-mile excursion; bands, hayrides, pontoon boat tours, food and beverages. Call 875-5153. Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour with 20-mile or 50-mile course beginning between 8 and 10 a.m., for ages 16 mad up; chance to win bike; rest, refreshment stops. Registration, $30; call the Bethany-Fen- wick Chamber of Commerce, 539-2100. Bow Wow Contest, noon, at Rehoboth Elementary School old field, with registra- tion 9-11 a.m., at $10 per dog in variety of categories of appearance, talent and obedi- ence, sponsored by the Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. (Rain date April 26.) Call 227-0906 or 644-0639. Sat. April 19 Chicken and Dumpling Dinner, 4-7 p.m., at Epworth Methodist Church Hall, 20 Bal- timore Ave., Rehoboth Beach, to benefit Grand Guardian Council of the Internation- al Order of Jobs Daughters. Adults, $7; kids, $4; under three, free. Everyone wel- come. Call 645-8373 or 645-7731. Wildflower Walk, 2 p.m., from Cape Henlopen State Park's Seaside Nature Cen- ter. Call 645-6852 for information. USO Show Dance at Laurel American Legion Hall, Rt. 24. Doors open 6:30 p.m.; show, 7:30 p.m. $5 per person; must be 21 years. Call 629-5555 for tickets. Baked Chicken Dinner, 5-8 p.m., at Rehoboth VFW Post 7447, State Rd; $6 per person; eat in or take out; with mashed pota- toes, dressing, peas, cranberry sauce, rolls, dessert and coffee. Harlem Wizards basketball stars to play, 7:30 p.m., at Cape Henlopen High School gym, to benefit Milton Middle School. Advance tickets, $8; at door, $10, on sale at Milton and Lewes middle schools, Rehoboth Elementary, Cape High and Dis- trict Office. Registration for Sussex Family YMCA Giant Step Pre-school (3-4 year olds), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Rehoboth, Lewes, Millsboro and Clarksville sites. Meet teachers, art project, snacks and free T-shirt with regis- tration. Call 227-8018 for information. Chicken and Dumpling Dinner, 3-7 p.m., at John Wesley U.M. Church, Rt. 9, Bell- town. Donation, $6.50. Call 645-8312. Turkey shoot, noon, at American Legion Post 17, American Legion Rd., Lewes Beach. Public welcome, refreshments avail- able; funds used for community projects. Ca 645-9965 for more information. Car wash and bake sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Snookie's Convenience Center, Rt. 16, Mil- ton, to benefit Milton Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. $5 per vehicle. Call 684-4082. Benefit ham shoot, sponsored by Hen- lopen Ruritan Club, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Bud Ritter Farm. Rd. 23, near Lewes. Signs posted. Rain date April 26. Call 856-6273 for information. First Roadrunner Rally, 9:30 a.m., at Del Tech, Georgetown. Decorate car and follow clues to secret finish line. Refresh- Sat. April 19 ments available; pack a picnic. Music, food and prizes at finish, sponsored by Student Government Association and open to pub- lic. Cost, $5 for driver and $5 for navigator; others free. Call 856-5400, ext. 304 for information. 0- April 19-20 i i Miniature Horse Show, 9 a.m., at Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, with jumping, driving, halter, obstacle and classes for disabled persons. Admission. flee. Call 424-2398; sponsored by the Del- marva Miniature Horse Club. Sun, April 20 Fourth Annual Inn Tour, 1-5 p.m., spon- sored by the Association of Delaware Shore Inns and Beds & Breakfasts, featuring eight inns in the Cape Region and featuring free two-night getaway for two giveaway. Call 226-2535 for information. Worship service, 7:30 p.m., at Henlopen Grange Hall, Quakertown, Lewes, with the Rev. Randy Booth as speaker; special music to kick off Grange Week celebration. Refreshments and fellowship follow. Family community concert with Peter Alsop, 7 p.m., at BayCenter, Dewey Beach, with humor for kids and parents; free. Nature Prints for Kids program, 2 p.m., at Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park; limit 20 children; fee, $2; pre- register by calling 645-6852. Performance of First State Bell Choir at 10 a.m. worship service, St. Peter's Episco- pal Church, Second St., Lewes. Everyone invited to attend. Southern Delaware Choral Society Spring Concert, 3 p.m., at Delaware Tech Theater, Georgetown, with theme "I Hear America Singing." Tickets, $7 and $5 for students, available from Sussex County Arts Council, 856-5421. Walking Meditation, 2-5 p.m., at St. Peter's Labyrinth, Parish Hall, Second and Mulberry sts., Lewes, for reflective prayer. Call 684-1652 or 645-2192 for information. Usher's Day at Mt. Pleasant U.M. Church, 4 p.m., with services and song. Timothy A. Duffield Sr., pastor. 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. Also, fried oyster sandwiches and clam strips, $2.25 each. Eat in or take out. For more information call 227-8999. Tues. April 22 Knights of Columbus Star of the Sea Council 7297 meets at St. Edmond's Church, King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Call 947-9445 for information. Full Moon Ramble, 8 p.m., from Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park. Limit 25 people; fee, $1; pre-register by calling 645-6852. Lewes Democrat Club meets, 8 p.m., at Lewes City Hail, East Third St., Lewes. Everyone welcome to attend. Wed. April 23 Open House at Henlopen Grange No. 20, 7:30 p.m., at Grange Hall, Quakertown, Lewes, featuring annual Community Citi- zen Award presentation; talent: show with cash awards, fellowship and refreshments. For talent show applications call 645-8098, 645-9634 or 645-8706. Sussex County Women's Republican Club meeting, 11 a.m., at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, followed by noon luncheon. Speaker, Lt. Col. William E. Fergusin on military preparedness in times of reduced funding. Call 537-0839 for reservations. Fashion Show and luncheon, noon, at Cape Henlopen Senior Center. Cost, $7 per person. Call 227-2055. Thurs. April 24 Senior Spring Gala semi-formal dinner dance, 5-8 p.m., at Rehoboth Convention Center, sponsored by Sussex Senior Ser- vices (CHEER). The public is welcome; tickets, $8 for those 60 and older, $10 for others and at the door. Call 856-5187. The Sussex County Bookmobile will make the following stops: Oak Orchard, 11:35 a.m.-noon; White House Beach, 12:45-1:15 p,m.; Indian Landing, 1:30-2:15 p.m.; PotNets Park, 2:30-3:15 p.m.; Harbe- son, 3:30-4 p.m. Wardrobe Wagon store on wheels, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Lewes, with clothing and shoes for people with special needs. For more information call 645-4664. Fri. April 25 Casino Night sponsored by the Lewes Lions Club, 7 p.m.-midnight, at the Nassau Fire Substation, north of Five Points, Lewes. Admission, $3. Must be 21. For tickets call 645-1539 or 645-6117. Annual open house at Beebe School of Nursing, 3-6 p.m., to acquaint high school students and others interested in pursuing a nursing career. Call 645-3251. Sat. April 26 Rehoboth Beach Historical Society Spring Meeting, noon, at the Sea Horse Restaurant, with State Archeologist Charles H. Fithian on The Search for Delaware's Beginnings. Buffet lunch, $10.