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106 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Dec. 6 - Dec. 12, 2002 F ri. Dec. 6 I Casino Night, 7 p.m. to midnight at the Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge, Rt. 23 two miles west of Five Points. Poker, black jack, wheel and races. Free sandwiches and beverages. Admission, $4; must be 21 or older. For details, call 645-7016. Annual Seibyviile Christmas Parade, 7 p.m., throughout the town. To register, call 436-5526, or 436-8241, Ext. 35 I. Calendar OF COMMUNITY EVENTS Dec. 6.7 Children's Beach House Art Show Benefit, 1800 Bay Ave., Lewes Beach, with over 80 local and preview reception and sale, 6-9 p.m., Dec. 6, featuring regional artists, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, wine and music. Tickets, $25 in advance; $30, at door, available at Trader's, Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Beach House at 645-9184. Dec. 7 hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free to public. Proceeds benefit the Environmental Education Program. Annual Christmas Bazaar at Cape Henlopen Senior Center. 11 Christian St., Rehoboth. Hours, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 6; 9 a:m.-I p.m., Dec. 7, featuring ceramics, crafts, bake table, white elephant table, jewelry, refreshments. For details, call 227-2055.; Dec. 6-8 Delaware Hospice Festival of Trees at Delaware Tech Owens Campus, Georgetown; gala and auction. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Dec. 6, $25 per person by reservation only at 856-7717; I 0 a.m.- 8 p.m.. Dec. 7. with lunch with Santa, I I a.m.- 12:30 p.m.; 5-8 p.m., Dec. 7, with Antique Roadshow. tickets $5 at door includes one appraisal; noon-3 p.m., Dec. 8, with memorial service, 3-4 p.m. For details, call 856-7717. Sat. Dec. 7 Annual Ho Ho Surf Of L sponsored by the Eastern Sttrfing Association, 9 a.m. at Indian Rivet- Inlet. Rt. I south of Dewey Beach. Entry fee, $25 includes free T-shirt. For details, call Harry Wilson. 227-401 I. Children can visit with Santa, 4-6 p.m. at the Bandstand, Boardwalk and Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Program "Explore Thompson's Island," 10 a.m. sponsored by the Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. Learn about the island's geological history and the Native Americans who inhabited it. Limited to 12 par- ticipants; $3 per person. For details and to regis- ter. call 645-6852. Homebaked Christmas Cookie Walk, 9 a.m.-I p.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Laurel St. and King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach. $7 per pound: hosted by Dea- cons of Westminster. For details, call 227-2109. French Table, noon. Dutch treat lunch for all interested in French culture and conversations, at Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach. Christmas Tour of Lewes sponsored by Lewes Historical Society, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.. with five private homes and society buildings deco- rated. Refreshments served. Tickets, $12 in advance; $15. day of tour, can be purchased at Lewes Chamber of Commerce, Zwaanendael Museum, Habersham Peddlers, Traders. Schel- tengers and Browseabout. Book signing by authors of "'The Journal of the Lewes Historical Society, Vol. 5"" 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Ryves Holt House, Second St., Lewes. All volumes for sale at $5 each. Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.. at Lewes Presbyterian Church, 133 Kings Hwy., Lewes, with crafts, greens, baked goods, jelly, white ele- phant, raffles. Tours of new construction; refreshments. Parking off Franklin Ave. Sat. Dec. 7 Hot vegetable soup and roll sale, ! ! a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Peter's Parish Hall, Mulberry St., Lewes. Cost, $5 at door. Raffle of basket of cheer and gingerbread house. Chicken and dumpling, barbecue ribs, oyster fritter dinner, noon-5 p.m., at St. George AME Church, 317 Park Ave., Lewes. Cost, $8.50, adults; $4, children. Call 645-5413 for takeouts; to benefit Annual Women's Day. Lewes Christmas Parade, 5 p.m., Savannah Rd. to Second Street, with the theme "Christmas Around the World." Grand marshal Naomi Rickards. Prizes awarded. Rain date, Dec. 8; sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce. Millsboro Christmas Visions 2002 Parade and Santa's Pak Shopping spree. Parade, 10 a.m., Mitchell St. and downtown Millsboro; shopping spree, l0 a.m.-3 p.m. Free to public and spon- sored by Greater Millsboro Chamber of Com- merce. Call 934-6777 for details. 27th Annual Christmas in Bridgeviile spon- sored by Bridgeville Historical Society, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.. at Woodbridge High School; free admis- sion. Over 75 vendors including crafts, wooden items, dolls, candles, Christmas decorations, quilts poinsettias and greens; Santa Claus visit, 10 a.m.-noon; lunch prepared by Jimmy's Grille in cafeteria. Whirl-A-Ways Square Dance Club will be dancing to the calling of Larry Kanniard, 8 p.m. at Delaware Tech's Exhibit _Hall, Georgetown. Guests are welcome to'dance or watch. Sun. Dec. 8 Community Unity spaghetti dinner, spon- sored by Rehoboth Beach Main Street, 4-7 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Rehoboth Ave. Outstanding Citizens Award plaque to be presented at 6:15 p.m. Cost, $6 for adults; $5 for senior citizens; $3 for children 6- II; $1 for children 5 and under. Tickets avail- able at the door. For details, call 227-2772. Annual holiday concert presented by the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, 2 p.m. in the theater at Delaware Tech, Georgetown. For details and tickets, call 585-5475. Worldwide candle lighting ceremony, spon- sored by the Compassionate Friends, Lighthouse chapter, 7 p.m. at Epworth UM Church, 20 Balti- more Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Keynote speaker will be Dr, Jim Wilson. Refreshments to follow. Holiday house tour and book sale to benefit Interfaith Mission of Sussex County. House tour. 4-7 p.m. in the Bear Trap Dunes communi- ty. Ocean View; book sale benefit, l0 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bethany Beach Books, Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach. For details, call 537-9773. Children can visit with Santa, 4-6 p.m. at the Sun. Dec. 8 Bandstand, Boardwalk and Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Meeting of the Harheson Extension Home- makers Club for its annual Christmas celebration and covered dish dinner, 4 p.m. at the Harheson Church Hall. School sfipplies will be collected for the Hickory Tree 4-H After-School Program. Program "Battery Tour," 1 p.m. at the Sea- side Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. Learn about he construction of Fort Miles and then tour the battery. Limited to 20 participants; $3 per person. For details and to register, call 645-6852. Gingerbread Festival and contest, noon-4 p.m., at Down by the Bay, Second and Market sts., Lewes, featuring gingerbread man cookie and house decorating contests, gingerbread doll raffles, lecture and discussion, door prizes, recipes. For details and entries, call 645-4849. Senior Single Sociables gathering, noon at Bob Evans Restaurant, Rt. I, Lewes. For details, call 644-8279, or 227-3737. Mon. Dec. 9 Ladies of the Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge meeting, 7 p.m., at the lodge, Rt. 23, west of Five Points, Lewes. Snacks and socializing follow. Tues. Dec. 10 I Sussex County, Bookmobile will stop at the following locations and times: Bayport Recre- ation Center, Milton, 3-3:30 p.m.; New Market Mobile Home Park, Ellendale, 3:45-4:15 p.m.; Redden, railroad tracks, 4:30-5 p.m. Wed. Dec. 1 1 Meeting of the Village Improvement Associa- tion (VIA) for its annual Christmas tea, 1 p.m. at the clubhouse, Grenoble Place and the Board- walk, Rehoboth Beach. Program "Cape Kids," 10 a.m. at the Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, for stories, games and fun. Limited to 15 participants; $2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For details and to reg- ister, call 645-6852. Monthly meeting of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-02, 7:30 p.m. at Mariner's Cove club- house, Long Neck Rd. New members welcome. For details, call Charles Pinchot, 945-8892. Workshop "Bookkeeping for Small Busi- ness" sponsored by SCORE, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Small Business Development Center, 103 W. Pine St., Georgetown. Cost, $25 per person. Preregistration required by calling 645-8006. Publish your event in the Calendar Information for this calendar and the ongoing events calendar, which appear in the Cape Gazette every Friday, must be submitted each Wednesday by noon, Mail your calendar item to Cape Gazette, PO Box 213, Lewes, DE 19958; call us at 645-7700; or stop by our office, 36 Midway Shopping Center, Route 1, Rehoboth Beach. Thurs. Dec. 12 Meeting of American Legion Post 5 ladies auxiliary, I 1 a.m. Department President Eleanor Hartnett will be the guest, Luncheonto follow at Kings Creek Country Club. For details, call Pat Farley, 226-9044. Expo and Market Place, sponsored by Resort Beaches Women in Business, 11 a.m. to 5p.m. at the Bellmoor Inn, 6 Christian St., Rehoboth Beach. Help support downtown Rehoboth Beach businesses during the Streetscape project. Admission, $2. For details, call 226-1693. Trim-a-Tree Night, 5-7 p.m. at the old Mil- ton Theatre, Union St., Milton. Area school chil- dren will gather to trim a tree. Light refresh- " ments will be served and holiday carols will be played. For details, call 684-3400. Sussex County Bookmobile will stop at the following locations and times: River Village, Rt. 24, 11-11:30 a.m.; Community (hurch of Oak Orchard, I1:35 to noon; White House Beach, 12:45-1:15 p.m.; Pot Nets Coveside, 1:30-2:15; Pot Nets Bayside, 2:30-3:!5 p.m.; Harbeson, railroad tracks, 3:30-4 p.m. Fri. Dec. 13 Children can visit with Santa, 4-6 p.m. at the Bandstand, Boardwalk and Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Santa House hours, 5-7 p.m. at Citizens Bank, Second and Bank sts., Lewes. Sat. Dec. 14 Annual Holly Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Milton Fire Hall, Front St., Milton. More than 50 holiday crafters and specialty vendors will be on hand. Food and refreshments available. Free. For details call 684-1101. Fourth annual John Milton Memorial Poetry Festival, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Milton Public Library, Union St., Milton. Seminars and poetry readings. For details, call 684-8856. Children can visit with Santa Claus, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the old Milton Theatre, Union St. Santa House hours, 5-7 p.m. at Citizens Bank, Second and Bank sts., Lewes. Annual Holiday House Tour, 3-7 p.m. at his- toric homes and unique properties in the town of Milton. Refreshments will he available. Tick- ets, $8 in advance; $10 the day of the tour. For details and tickets, call 684-3400. Program "Creative Impressions" for chil- dren ages 7- 1.2, 1 p.m. at the Seaside Nature Cen- ter, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. Limited to 15 participants; $1 per child. Preregistration required by calling 645-6852. A Christmas Celebration presented by the Lewes Men's Chorus and the Tapsations, 7 p.m., at Bethel UM Church Fellowship Hall, W. Fourth St., Lewes. Admission is $3 per person. Program "Owl Prowl," 7 p.m. at the Seaside Nature Center, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. Free and open to the public. For details, call 645-6852. Chicken and dumpling dinner, 3 p.m. until ? at John Wesley UM Church, Rt. 9, Belltown. Cost, $7 per person. For details, call 645-8722. Christmas Tour, sponsored by the George- town Historical Society, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 12 locations throughout Georgetown. Tickets, $8 available at the Marvel Carriage Museum (start of the tour), 510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown. Dover English Country Dancers monthly dance, 8 p.m. at the Capitol Grange, S. Gover- nors Ave., Dover. Newcomers invited to come at 7:30 p.m. for an introduction. Admission, $2 for members; $3 for nonmembers. For details, call 302-678-3426.