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100 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 19 - Nov. 22, 2004 December events posted at Cape state park The Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park is open year-round. During the fall and winter, the center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.-The nature center will be closed Nov. 25-26, Dec. 25-26, and Jan. 1. Public programs are designed for individuals and families. Pro- grams are also available for schools and other organized groups, Visit the website at www.destateparks.com for a list of age,appropriate environmental education programs. Current programs include the following: • Volunteer Trail Day, the fu'st Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon. Join the Friends of Cape Henlopen as they work to main- tain the park's trails, or take on other light maintenance projects. • Full Moon Hikes, Sunday, Dec. 26 - 7 p.m. Registration closes at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24. Take a guided walk through the moon- lit landscape of Cape Henlopen State Park. Learn about the folk- lore and fact about Earth's closest neighbor. Preregistration is re- quired. Limited to 25 partici- pants. $2 per person. • Guppy Club, Thursday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. Children ages 3-4 will be inlxoduced to nature-relat- ed activities such as stories, games and songs. Children must be accompanied by an adult, Pre- registration is necessary by call- ing the nature center. Participa- tion is limited to 15 children. $2 per child. • Marine Muses, Saturday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m. Unravel the marine ecosystem that abounds within the area of Sussex County. Each month will delve into various habitats as participants venture to different site visits within the boundaries of this diverse county. Contact the nature center for site locations and activities. • Lunch and Learn, first Thursday of each month, noon. Enjoy good conversation in the nature center auditorium while learning about an interesting topic relating to the natural or cultural history of Cape Henlopen State Park. Bring a lunch and the cen- ter will provide coffee and dessert. Preregistration is re- quired. $1 per person. Contact the nature center for a schedule of presentations. • Fit in the First State, Sun- day, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. Take part in the Lt. Governor's Fitness Chal- lenge and Delaware State Parks' Christmas concert slated Dec. 5 "The Delaware Choral Society and the Caesar Rodney Concert Choir invite everyone to "A Christmas Concert Hodie" at the Caesar Rodney High School Auditorium, 239 Old North Road, Camden, Wyoming, Sunday, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or may be reserved either by phone at 302-335-1957 or by e-mail atin- fo @ delawarechoralsociety.org." Newark High to present farewell concert Dec. 21 A Farewell Winter Concert will be presented at 7 p.m., Dec. 21 at Newark High School. The concert is the last one for band director Lloyd Ross. After 34 years at Newark, Ross will retire at the end of De- cember. The concert will feature performances by the combined Masterworks chorus, the chamber orchestra, the symphonic band, the jazz ensemble, stage band and wind ensemble, as well as a performance of the Mozart Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major by national award winning flutist, sen- ior Rachel Maclary. Admission is free. 227-1007 Trail Challenge. Utilize the miles of walking trails provided within Delaware State Parks. Enjoy hik- ing with a naturalist to learn about the various locations. Each date will visit a different site within the southern state parks. Preregister by calling the nature center. • Owl Prowl, Sunday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Owls are superbly adapted for hunting after the sun goes down. Join us as we learn about the adaptations of these incredible nocturnal predators and then we'll head out to prowl the forests of Cape Henlopen in search of resi- dent great horned and eastern screech owls. • Park Full of Pines, Saturday, Dec. 11, 1 p.m. Four species of pine inhabit Cape Henlopen. Head out into the park with a nat- uralist to learn how to identify the species, and upon returning to the nature center, create a festive wreath to adorn your home during the winter months. Pre-registra- tion is required. $5 per person. • Limited to 15. • Holiday Sing-Along, Satur- day, Dec. 18, 2 p.m. Bring the en- tire family to take part in this fes- tive program with singer/story- teller, Jackie McCabe. She'll sing winter songs based on favorite storybook classics and nature-re- lated tunes. Sip on some hot chocolate to whet your vocal chords! • Kids Winterscapes, Dec. 27-31. Morning Session: 9:30 a.m. - 12 Ages 5-7; Afternoon Session: I-3:30 p.m. Ages 8 - 10. Looking for fun-filled activi- ties for the kids to enjoy while they are on recess? Center will provide a fun-filled mini-camp program each day for children ages 5-10. They'll focus on win- ter-related natural history. Activi- ties will include songs, games, and crafts. Limited to 16 per ses- sion. $40 per session. Call the nature center for registration. n Wed., Nov. 24th Thanksgiving Eve Party OPEN 7 Days • Lunch • Dinner • Late Night ..HaPRy Hour Daily 4-7 Free Winga at the the Bar, Fridays daring Happy Hour & 112 Time.ldonday Night Football 100 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 19 - Nov. 22, 2004 December events posted at Cape state park The Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park is open year-round. During the fall and winter, the center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.-The nature center will be closed Nov. 25-26, Dec. 25-26, and Jan. 1. Public programs are designed for individuals and families. Pro- grams are also available for schools and other organized groups, Visit the website at www.destateparks.com for a list of age,appropriate environmental education programs. Current programs include the following: • Volunteer Trail Day, the fu'st Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to noon. Join the Friends of Cape Henlopen as they work to main- tain the park's trails, or take on other light maintenance projects. • Full Moon Hikes, Sunday, Dec. 26 - 7 p.m. Registration closes at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24. Take a guided walk through the moon- lit landscape of Cape Henlopen State Park. Learn about the folk- lore and fact about Earth's closest neighbor. Preregistration is re- quired. Limited to 25 partici- pants. $2 per person. • Guppy Club, Thursday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. Children ages 3-4 will be inlxoduced to nature-relat- ed activities such as stories, games and songs. Children must be accompanied by an adult, Pre- registration is necessary by call- ing the nature center. Participa- tion is limited to 15 children. $2 per child. • Marine Muses, Saturday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m. Unravel the marine ecosystem that abounds within the area of Sussex County. Each month will delve into various habitats as participants venture to different site visits within the boundaries of this diverse county. Contact the nature center for site locations and activities. • Lunch and Learn, first Thursday of each month, noon. Enjoy good conversation in the nature center auditorium while learning about an interesting topic relating to the natural or cultural history of Cape Henlopen State Park. Bring a lunch and the cen- ter will provide coffee and dessert. Preregistration is re- quired. $1 per person. Contact the nature center for a schedule of presentations. • Fit in the First State, Sun- day, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. Take part in the Lt. Governor's Fitness Chal- lenge and Delaware State Parks' Christmas concert slated Dec. 5 "The Delaware Choral Society and the Caesar Rodney Concert Choir invite everyone to "A Christmas Concert Hodie" at the Caesar Rodney High School Auditorium, 239 Old North Road, Camden, Wyoming, Sunday, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or may be reserved either by phone at 302-335-1957 or by e-mail atin- fo @ delawarechoralsociety.org." Newark High to present farewell concert Dec. 21 A Farewell Winter Concert will be presented at 7 p.m., Dec. 21 at Newark High School. The concert is the last one for band director Lloyd Ross. After 34 years at Newark, Ross will retire at the end of De- cember. The concert will feature performances by the combined Masterworks chorus, the chamber orchestra, the symphonic band, the jazz ensemble, stage band and wind ensemble, as well as a performance of the Mozart Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major by national award winning flutist, sen- ior Rachel Maclary. Admission is free. 227-1007 Trail Challenge. Utilize the miles of walking trails provided within Delaware State Parks. Enjoy hik- ing with a naturalist to learn about the various locations. Each date will visit a different site within the southern state parks. Preregister by calling the nature center. • Owl Prowl, Sunday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Owls are superbly adapted for hunting after the sun goes down. Join us as we learn about the adaptations of these incredible nocturnal predators and then we'll head out to prowl the forests of Cape Henlopen in search of resi- dent great horned and eastern screech owls. • Park Full of Pines, Saturday, Dec. 11, 1 p.m. Four species of pine inhabit Cape Henlopen. Head out into the park with a nat- uralist to learn how to identify the species, and upon returning to the nature center, create a festive wreath to adorn your home during the winter months. Pre-registra- tion is required. $5 per person. • Limited to 15. • Holiday Sing-Along, Satur- day, Dec. 18, 2 p.m. Bring the en- tire family to take part in this fes- tive program with singer/story- teller, Jackie McCabe. She'll sing winter songs based on favorite storybook classics and nature-re- lated tunes. Sip on some hot chocolate to whet your vocal chords! • Kids Winterscapes, Dec. 27-31. Morning Session: 9:30 a.m. - 12 Ages 5-7; Afternoon Session: I-3:30 p.m. Ages 8 - 10. Looking for fun-filled activi- ties for the kids to enjoy while they are on recess? Center will provide a fun-filled mini-camp program each day for children ages 5-10. They'll focus on win- ter-related natural history. Activi- ties will include songs, games, and crafts. Limited to 16 per ses- sion. $40 per session. Call the nature center for registration. n Wed., Nov. 24th Thanksgiving Eve Party OPEN 7 Days • Lunch • Dinner • Late Night ..HaPRy Hour Daily 4-7 Free Winga at the the Bar, Fridays daring Happy Hour & 112 Time.ldonday Night Football