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CAPE GAZETTE, i00day, May Z- May S, lee7. el Delmarva Ballon Festival to feature art exhibit, entertainment May 10 loon rides for all ages, and balloon festival logo t-shirts and sweat- shirts will be on sale. There is no admission fee, but parking is $3 per car. Shuttle ser- vice from festival grounds to downtown Milton is provided by the Jolly Trolley. All profits of the festival sales, parking and space rentals go to the American Dia- betes Association,  Delaware Af- filiate. Don Post, ADA special events coordinator, said that there are several generous sponsors of this year's event. The Greenwood Trust Compa- ny is the 1997 Presenting Spon- sor; other contributing sponsors are Bay Health, Wilmington Trust, Life Scan and the Milton Lions Club. In addition, there are many businesses, organizations and ino dividuals who have donated time, talent and funds. Post said the line-up of enter- talnment is especially attractive this year. The featured band, First State Force will close the festival at 7 p.m. Other entertainment includes the Milton Middle School Band, Nashon Selby, Sons of Zion, Big Hat No Cattle, Red Letter Day, Blues Gems, Blue Tear and Chan an' Carean Lee Pow. Known for their professional sound and exciting presentation, the members of the rock and blues First State Force are back, taking their anti-drug and anti-violence message to schools, festivals and other community events. The band is made up of 14 officers who are from 11 different police departments, all of whom volun- teer their talents. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., the work of artist Julie Baxendell is on exhibit at the Milton Library. Baxendel! designed the 1997 Bal- loon Festival logo that features colorful balloons soaring over the Broadkill River and the library. The show is sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Library. The hot air balloon festival con- tinues through the popular "glow" when pilots fill their tethered bal- loons and fire their propane en- gines. The festival is set to end at 9 p.m. The rain date for the Delmarva Hot Air Bailoo'n and Craft Festi- val is Sunday, May 11. The event benefits the ADA of Delaware. For information, call 684-8404. $6.95 Early Bird Pasta Specials It is only a matter of days until the sky over Milton will be splashed with the color of 25 hot air balloons that signal the open- ing of the Eighth Annual Hot Air Balloon and Craft Festival Satur- day, May 10. The balloons will sail into the air at dawn with hoped for land- ings at the festival site in the morning and evening. Festival grounds, on and near H.O. Brittingham Elementary School, open at 9 a.m. and sales and festivities continue until the last band plays at 7 p.m. The festi- val features more than 150 craft and food vendors, and games and rides for children. There will also be tethered hal- Roeanne Pack photo 'In a view from the inside out, Dr. Charles Wagner is ready to fire up his hot " mr balloon, one of 25 which will be the focus of the festival slated for Milton on Saturday, May 10. 00Lamp Post SHIELD'S COMPUTER FUND DRIVE DINNERS Hickory Smoked Half BBQ Delaware Chicken Dinner $10.95 Hickory Smoked BBQ Baby Back Ribs Dinner $13.95 BBQ Chicken or Rib and Lamp Post Crab Cake Dinner $14.95 BBQ Dinner Combo, 1/2 Order Chicken & 1/2 Order Ribs $13.95 Above Dinners include Lamp Post Caesar Style Salad Bowl, Cup of Soup, Fresh Vegetables or Potato and Lamp Poet Bread Basket. For every Shields Computer Fund Drive Dinner that we sell during this time period, we will donate $5.00 towards the purchase of computers for our children. So enjoy some good BBQ and good food at the Lamp Poet Restaurant and help us help our children with the tools and the skills they need in our changing world. Starting Monday, May 5, 1997 and finishing on Thursday, May 22, 1997. Excluding Fridays and Saturdays and Mother's Day. A Local Favorite Since 1962 Open Daily 7 a.m. Breakf . Lunch. Dinner Rt. 1 atRt. 24 * Rehoboth (302) 645-9132 I TI TF' IIFIII" '" I'I I" I r' T :T" 11 ' m 1111rlrIl IT llIIT111T'IrlillrlnrllliITIllllllnllifllmaYlmUlliallilalllllllliIllllr rurrl Tr Tr :rlUlfITl'IfVllrrllllliHnllmll I r'r T IflllIBlrlT Ti