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74 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 1 -August 7, 1997 Cape, Dela00,;lre Seashore state parks offer variety of activities The Cape Henlopen State Park offers a variety of summer pro- grams and activities at the Seaside Nature Center. There is a reserva- tion fee for all boat and canoe pro- grams of $5 per adult and $2.50 per child. The reservation fee for all land programs is $1 per person. Pre- registration is required for all pro- grams and may be made by call- ing the Nature Center at 645- 6852. Activities, programs and events include: • Bird Walk, Sundays at 8 a.m. Scour ocean, shore and forest in search of resident and migratory species. Binoculars and insect re- iaellent recommended. • Campfire, Saturdays at 8 p.m. Enjoy scary stories, games and roasted marshmallows by the light of a blazing campfire. Meet at the Great Dune Recreation Center. Organized groups may contact the Nature Center to book a campfire program. • Cape Escapes, Thursdays at 10 a.m. Take a hike with a naturalist and discover the natural wonders of Cape Henlopen. • Children's Nature Hour, Sun- days at 2 p.m. Each Sunday a dif- ferent nature-related program is featured for children ages 5-13. The limit is 15 and pro-registra- tion is required. Cost is $1. • Family Film Friday, Fridays at 8:30 p.m. Meet at the Great Dune Recreation Center for a classic G- rated film. Bring something to sit on and a snack. • Hayrides, Thursdays at 6 and 7 p.m. Participants take a fun-filled hayride around the park. Tickets go on sale Mondays at the camp- ground fee booth. Limit of 20; fee is $3 per adult and $1 per child. Meet at the campground fee booth. • Natural Wonders, Saturdays at 2 p.m. Join a naturalist and dis- cover the wonders of the natural world. • Seining the Bay, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m.; Fridays at 6 p.m. Fee: $1. Help haul a 20-foot seine to cap- ture marine life in the shallows of the Delaware Bay. Creatures will be examined and then returned to the bay. Participants should wear clothes that can get wet and closed-toe shoes. The program will be canceled in the event of thunder and lightning or a heat in- dex of 100 degrees. Tickets are available at 9 a.m. at the nature center. Limit 30; six tickets per family. • Sunset Shoreline Hikes, Mon- days at 7 p.m. Take a hike along the Delaware shore and learn about the animals who live on and under the beach and mud flats. • Surf Rescue Demonstration, Mondays at 1 p.m. Meet at the base of the main swimming beach for a demonstration of the latest lifeguard rescue techniques. • Shore Talk Lecture Series, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. On July 15, take an armchair tour of Bombay Hook Refuge and on July 22 it's "Protecting Delaware's Biodiver- sity," in which participants will learn about the role the Delaware Field Office of the Nature Conser- vancy plays in protecting the state's rare flora and fauna. On Ju- ly 29, "Treasures of the Sea" ex- plores the history of shipping and shipwrecks along the Delaware Coast. • Canoe Trips - Enjoy the scenery and wildlife while pad- dling Rehoboth Bay and the Broadkill River. Transportation, equipment and basic instruction are provided. Bring sunscreen, bag lunch and a beverage. Pre- registration required. (Call the Nature Center at 645- 6852 to get information on the lat- est canoe trip.) The following activities and events will take place at Delaware Seashore State Park: • Birdwalk, Saturdays at 8 a.m. Take a walk around the inlet or carpool to another location to search for feathered treasure. Bring binoculars and a field guide; insect repellent also recom- mended. Meet at park office pavil- ion. • Campfire, Fridays at 8 p.m. Scary stories, songs and games are just part of the fun. Meet at the Savage's Ditch pavilion. • Geology at the Beach, Satur- days at 1 p.m. Join a naturalist for a discussion of beach geology. All "Linda's Tea Room," open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., will again be a feature at this year's All Saints' Parish Antique Show, scheduled from Aug. 5-7 at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Cen- ter. "We'll provide sandwich and fresh fruit plates, cobb salad with grilled chicken, a chicken salad sandwich plate and assorted desserts and beverages," said Lin- da Frear, a member of All Saints' Parish, and known for her "Heart  s Delight'"catering. Frear recently provided the meal served in a tent at the Beebe Medical Foundation's Art Auc- tion. "This was the fifth year I've done this," Frear said. "There were over 4,000 people to feed at a buffet and it all went well." Frear specializes in family re- unions, weddings, cocktail parties and dinner parties. She's been in the catering business full-time since 1984. The hours for this year's All Saints': Parish Antique Show are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 5 and 6; and 10 Saints' Antiques a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7. The yearly antique show is known for its fine jewelry, period furniture and silver, as well as crystal, cut glass and Oriental car- pets. There will be 26 dealers Prepared by one of the best trained staffs at the beach, these specials will satisfy even the most discriminating palate! Don't miss out on all the fun in the Cape Region Read about . it here! Show opens next week from eight states at this year's show. For more information, call deal- er chairman Jane de Grange at 945-3707. For more information on He.art's Delight, call Linda Frear at 227-6240. Enjoy the scenic view of Lewes" Inner Harbor from our deck, atop our Boat-top Overlook, or inside in our air-conditoned Dining Room. Reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment. Front & Market Streets • Lewes 645-7866 Meet at park office pavilion. • Evening Beach Walk, Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Take a stroll on the beach for treasures left by the tide. Bring a flashlight to search for ghost crabs after dark. Meet at Key Box Road. • Inverte-whats? Thursdays at 2 p.m. Discover the world of the spineless creatures that inhabit Delaware Seashore's dunes, marshes and waterways. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and muddy. Meet at the Savage's Ditch pavilion. Insect repellent is recommended. • Marsh mucking, Thursdays at 10 a.m. Take a hike in the marsh and learn why it is the most pro- ductive habitat on earth. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and muddy. Meet at Savage's Ditch Pavilion. Insect repellent is recommended. • Seashells at the Seashore, Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Learn how to identify Delaware's common seashells and the animals who live in them. Meet at the park office pavilion. • Seining, Sundays at 10 a.m., Fridays at 3 p.m. Wade into the bay and help the naturalist pull a net through the shallows and then learn about the fish, crabs and oth- er creatures you catch. Meet at the Savage's Ditch pavilion. Insect re- pellent recommended. 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