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APE GAZETTE, Friday, November 27 - December 3, 1998 - 77 Hometown Christmas Parade set for Rehoboth Avenue on Dec. 12 The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire-Company will be presenting the 1998 Rehoboth Beach Home- town Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12. Entries for the parade thus far include school bands, floats, an- tique and classic cars, scout troops, fire companies from Kent and Sussex Counties, church groups, clown groups and eques- trian groups. The parade route will begin at Rehoboth Avenue and Fifth Street, proceed east- bound up Rehoboth Avenue around the circle at the Bandstand and then go back westbound on Rehoboth. Avenue to the front of the convention center. Parade en- Georgetown tries will line up on Fifth Street, Sussex Street, Henlopen Avenue, Columbia Avenue, and possibly, Kent Street. The judging stand will be located on the eastbound lane of Rehoboth Avenue in front of the fire station. The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company officers and mem- bei's will be hosting the 1998 San- ta's Hometown Christmas Party at the convention cente(immediate- ly following the parade. In the event of inclement weather can- celing the parade, Santa's party will still be held, starting at 7 p.m. Parade prizes Will be presented at the party and refreshments, in- cluding hot chocolate, will be plans annual Christmas Parade Dec. 3 The Georgetown Christmas Pa- rade, sponsored by the George- town Chamber of Commerce, will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3. The deadline for entering the. parade is Monday, Nov. 30, and there will be a $3 fee for all nonband entries. Entries are being accepted for the following categories: bands, commercial floats, commercial marching group, religious float, 'Caroling on the Circle' set for Dec. 7 for Sussex The 16th annual community songfest, "Caroling on the Cir- cle," will be held at 7 p.m., Mon- day, Dec. 7, on The Circle in Georgetown. This year's program features a "rock-and-roll Christ- mas," with local recording artist Bunky Eye and WGMD radio per- sonality Wayne Cannon. The event also serves as a community food drive and participants are asked to bring nonperishable food items to the program. Food items may also be left at the County Ad- ministrative Office building on The Circle in Georgetown, 24 hours a day, prior to the Monday of the caroling. Anyone needing assistance in transporting food may call 855-7742. (302) 645-8273 Midway Shopping Center Local authors will sign book in Lewes on Dec. 3 Hazel Briltingham and Jack Bateman, two of Lewes' most ap- preciated citizens, will be at Books by the Bay from 6 to 8 p.m., on "Hospitality Night," Thursday, Dec. 3. Elaine Ippolito, the person responsible for the de- sign and the layout of Britting- ham's book, will also be present. Brittingham, known as the "town historian" to most Lewes religious marching group, radio of television station, Boy or Girl Scout troops, noncommercial floats, equestrian, antique or clas- sic vehicles, antique trailers, pageant queen or king, and other. There are to be no Santas in the parade other than the one spon- sored by the chamber. The forma- tion of the parade will take place at 6 p.m. on West Pine Street in front of the armory. I residents, has included a variety of items in her collection of stories about historic Lewes. "Lantern on Lewes" makes a perfect and inex- pensive Christmas gift for people who would like a touch of Lewes history. Bateman's book, "Harbor of Refuge" is an inspirational col- lection that beautifully illustrates meditations from the Psalms. The author/artist has-included his cal- ligraphy. 'Critter Christmas' at the Salisbury Zoo is Dec. 4-5 The fourth annual "Critter Christmas" at the Salisbury Zoo will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., Fri- day and Saturday, Dec. 4-5. The education center at the zoo will be festively decorated and kids are in- vited to help decorate the Christ- mas tree. An early visit from Santa and his elves is also planned. A limited number of American Zoo and Aquarium posters will also be given out and there will also be zoo memberships and other unique gift items for sale. A donation of $1 is suggested. For details, call 410- 548-3188. Governor's open house is Dec. 12 at Woodburn Gov. Tom Carper and his wife, Martha, will host the annual Christmas open house at Wood- burn from noon to 2 p.m., Satur- day, Dec. 12. Woodburn will be decorated for the Christmas sea- son. For details, call 739-5656. available. Children will have the opportunity to express their Christmas wishes to Santa and to receive a gift from Santa. 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