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CAPE GAZE'lYrE, Friday, June 26 - July 9., 1998 - "/3 Comedian Brenner to perform at Dover Downs Slots July 1, Comedian David Brenner will perform at Dover Downs Slots as part of Dover Downs Slots' new midweek summer concert series July i-2. Brenner is best known for his guest hosting and numerous ap- pearances on the "Tonight Show" as well as hosting his own late night talk show, "Nightlife." The Philadelphia native continues to regularly appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman," and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." Before stepping in front of the camera, Brenner enjoyed a suc- cessful career behind the camera as a writer/producer/director of more than 100 documentary films and headed the distinguished doc- umentary departments of both Westinghouse Broadcasting and Metromedia Broadcasting. Bren- ner's documentary works earned him nearly 30 industry awards, in- cluding an Emmy Award for the documentary, "On Call: Dr. Ama- to." Brenner left documentary work to begin a part-time career per- forming standup comedy in small clubs in New York. His first pay- ing job earned him $30 for eight shows. Within two years, Brenner made his debut on the "Tonight Show," the appearance that launched his career. Tickets to see David Brenner in the Dover Downs Slots enclosed grandstand range from $15 to $32.50. Showtimes are 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, and Thursday, July 2. Harold Melvin's Bluenotes, fea- turing Sharon Paige, will kick off Dover Downs Slots' new mid- Comedian David Brenner will perform at Dover Downs Slots July 1-2 Abbott's Mill offers eve: Lts lowcase, a half-yard piece of white cotton cloth or a white T- shin. Swamp Thing - ages 9-12; 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 15. Kids will hike along Abbott's Mill's swamp and discover why its considered to be among the most productive habitats in the world. Participants will learn what ani- mals, plants and insects call the swamp home and will use dip nets and microscopes to uncover se- crets of the swamp. Junior Naturalist Day Camp - ages 7-10; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, July 20-24. Campers will spend five days searching through many different habitats in southern Delaware, hiking through tall forests, wading in streams, canoeing Abbott's Pond and seining at Cape Hen- lopen. Many more activities and events are planned for the week. Van transportation will be provided to all off-site locations. Preregistration is required. Call 422-0847 for more information. The Abbott's Mill Nature Cen- ter in Milford is sponsoring the following programs in July: What Makes a Fish a Fish? - ages 3-5; 10 to 11:15 a.m., Wednesday, July 8. Kids will learn how fish are different from other animals, and see how they swim, breathe and eat underwater. There will be a fishy snack and participants will create a fishy craft. Seining at Cape Henlopen - ages 6-8; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Satur- day, July l 1. Participants will see creatures of the Atlantic while seining the wa- ters, and also join in a scavenger hunt. Van transportation provided from Abbott's Mill. This is not a swimming event. Leaf Printing & Identification - for teens and adults; 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, July 12. Participants will brush up on tree and leaf identification skills while taking a walk through the woods, and use collected leaves to create a leaf print complete with identifying labels. Participants should bring a white cotton pil- activities include a dino bounce, July Fourth put-put golf; a dunking booth; a presentation by the all-star cheer- leaders; Scales and Tales, an envi- ronmental education program us- ing live animals native to Mary- land and Delaware; pony rides; games; food; art in the park; crafts; and activities. There will be plenty of free parking and no admission will be charged. Events will be held along Central Avenue, Market Street and Front Street along Broadcreek in downtown Laurel. For more in- formation, call the Laurel Cham- ber of Commerce at 875-9319. Continued from page 72 brary open house and book sign- ing with author Larry Points, and a post office open house featuring a 0ne-day special cancellation stamp. A variety of entertainment for all age groups will be featured through the day. Music will in- clude gospel, contemporary, steel drum, '50s and '60s, classical, an amateur hour and an 18-piece big band orchestra with vocals. Other week summer concert series, June 24-25. One of Philadelphia Interna- tional recording company's initial signings in 1972, the Blue Notes first dented the charts with "I Miss You." The follow-up single, "If You Don't Know Me by Now," sold 2 million copies and carried the "I Miss You" album to glory. The single, "Bad Luck," also went on to sell more than 2 million copies. Tickets to see Harold Melvin's Bluenotes, featuring Sharon Paige, in the Dover Downs Slots enclosed grandstand cost $12.50. Showtimes are 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, and Thurs- day, June 25. Tickets to see The Diamonds "Stroll" with your "'Little Dar- are $12.50. The shows begin at iin' "down memory lane with The 8:30 p.m. For more information or Diamonds. The Diamonds will to purchase tickets, call 302-674- perform at Dover July 8-9. 4600, Ext. 777. The Diamonds were a vocal g roupthathad 16 hits between ( ttl /Ji Cresttve Gilt Baskets It 1'rays SOUlL, .lads It l)eues '' 12713 Rehoboth Mews r .  Beach II  302-227-7530 / '1 , Open Ea.rly j | 1956 and 1961. Their biggest hit, "Little Darlin'," was No. 2 in the United States in 1957. The quartet began recording in 1954 with the hit single, "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" 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