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70 - CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, December 11 - December 17, 1998 Fri. Dec. 1 1 Flower sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Beebe Medical Center Sun Lobby, sponsored by the Beebe Medical Auxiliary. Silk arrangements, wreaths, swags, topiaries and fresh poinsettias. Dec. 11.12 Santa Claus will be in his house on Second Street in Lewes, 5-7 p.m., Fri.; 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., Sat., to take Christmas wishes from chil- dren. OF COMMUNITY EVENTS Sat. Dec. 12 Annual Holly Festival, l0 a.m.-3 p.m., in Milton Fire Hall and Goshen Fellowship Hall, with crafts, homemade jellies, wreaths and greenery. For details, call the Milton Chamber of Commerce, 684-1101. 1998 Hometown Christmas Parade, 6 p.m., Rehoboth Beach, sponsored by the Rehoboth Volunteer Fire Company. Entrants should call 227-8950, Ext. 6. Santa Claus will be in his house on the Bandstand, 2-4 p.m., to take Christ- mas orders. Christmas Craft Fair and Bake Sale, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., at St. Michael the Archangel Church Hall, Edward St., Georgetown, with food and beverages; prepaid tables, $10; tables paid at the door, $15. For details, call 945-3414. Christmas Candlelight Tour, 5:30 p.m., meeting at Hudson's General Store, Clarksville, to benefit Delaware Hospice. Silent auction of folk art. Tickets, $10 each, may be purchased by sending check payable Hospice to R.D. 2, Box 3A, Clarksville, DE 19970. For details, call 539- 8709. Annual Christmas Qpen House, noon-2 p.m., at Wo0dburn, 151 Kings Hwy., Dover, hosted by Gov. and Mrs. Tom Carper. Entertain- ment, light refreshments, appearance by Miss Delaware. For details, call 302-739-5656. Peel your own shrimp, 3-8 p.m., at American Legion Post 5, King Charles Ave., Rehoboth Beach. $9.90 lb.; $5, half lb.; $10.90 lb. and pitcher; $2..50, clam strips or fried oyster sand- wich; eat in or take out. Shrimp Feed, 5-9 p.m., at American Legion Post 17, Lewes Beach. Shrimp, $10.95 lb.; clams, $5 a doz.; soft shell crab sandwich, $4.50; oyster sandwich, $3.50; clam strips and fries, $2.50. Large parties should call in advance at 645-9965. Children's Christmas craft workshop, 10- 11:30 a.m., at the DaNang Rooms, Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury, with punch and cookies, Santa Claus. Fee, $5 per child in advance; $8 at door. For details, call 410-548- 4900, ext. 109. Owl Prowl, 4 p.m., at Trap Pond State Park; bring flashlight. For details and registration, call 875-5163. Annual Christmas Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-?, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, King Charles Ave. and Laurel St., Rehoboth Beach. Large assortment available at $7 a pound. Church sanctuary will be open for viewing of angel tree nativity scene. "The Holly and the Ivy" Christmas program by the Men's Community Chorus, 7:30 p.m., at Bethel Fellowship Hail, West Fourth St., Lewes. Admission, $2.50, single; $5, entire family. For details, call 645-5618. Choral Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, at Milford Senior Center, sponsored by People's Place II. Performances by variety of musicians, Tickets, $6, adults; $3, children under 12, available by calling 422-8033. Ho Ho Surf Off, 8:30 a.m., on Indian River Inlet north and south side. In event of poor surf, the alternate location is the North Shores jetty at Calendar Sat. Dec. 12 Gordon's Pond, Cape Henlopen State Park, sponsored byEastem Surfing Association. Call 227-4011 for details. Christmas Fantasy Dance, 7 p.m., at Lewes Senior Center, Nassau Park, north of Five Points, Lewes, with Deni Hensey and John Williamson, professional ballroom dance instructors, featur- ing swing, hustle, tango, waltz and cha cha danc- ing. Lesson included in ticket; refreshments, snacks, BYOB, games. Cost, $8 per person; $15 per couple in advance, or $10 at the door. No experience necessary; must be 21. For details, call 645-7104. French Table, an informal group get together for Dutch treat luncheon, noon, at the Rusty Rud- der, Dewey Beach. All those interested in French culture and conversation are invited. Belly Buster pancake breakfast at Epworth United Methodist Church on Baltimore Avenue in Rehoboth. Tickets are $3 in advance, $3.50 at the door and $2 for children under 5 years. For more information, call 227-7743. Dec. 12.13 Craft Show at Rehoboth Mall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.; noon-4 p.m., Sun. Chinese auction; raffles to benefit Adopt a Family. Refreshments avail- able. For details, call 645-5668. Milford Historical Society presents "A Vic- torian Christmas" at the Parson Thome Mansion, 501 N.W. Front Street, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Light refreshments, admis- sion charged. Dec. 12.24 Sussex County Senior Services (CHEER) Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser, noon-4 p.m., Dec. 1 12-17, and noon-8 p.m., Dec. 18-Dec. 24, gift wrapping station in Rehoboth Outlets next to Osh Kosh B'Gosh, Rehoboth Beach. Volunteers needed. Call 856-5187 for details. Sun. Dec. 13 Deck the Halls program for families, 1:30-4 p.m,, at Abbott's Mill Nature Center, Road 620, off Rt. 36, south of Milford. For details and pre- registration, call 422-0847. Holly Hike, 1 p.m., at Trap Pond State Park near Laurel. For details and registration, call 875-5163. Production of "The Birthday of the King," 5:30 p.m., at Long Neck U.M. Church, by Chris- tian Education Department. All invited to attend. Annual Family Hanukkah Party, 2:30-4:30 p.m., by Seaside Jewish Community, at All Sun. Dec. 13 i Saints Church Hall, Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach. Refreshments, singing, crafts, stories. Children, $2.50; adults, $5. For details, call 227- 1056 or 539-6566. Annual Family and Friends Day, 4 p.m., at Mt. Pleasant U.M. Church, Rehoboth, with pas- tor, the Rev. Timothy A. Duffield Sr. Musie.al drama "Christmas Is Calling You Home" at Emmanuel Wesleyan Church in Salis- bury. Shows at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Admis- sion free; donations accepted. Fundraiser for Rehoboth Elementary School playground fund, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Creatahle Crafts, 146 Rehoboth Ave. Half of all studio fees collected will benefit playground fund. For more information, call 227-1020. Men. Dec. 14 Second meeting of the Quarterly Club, 1 p.m., at Lewes Middle School, to hear what's happen- ing at the school. All friends, parents and grand- parents are urged to be involved. For details, call 645-6288. Tues. Dec. 15 Free blood pressure screenings, I0 a.m.-I p.m., at Rehoboth Edgehill, Rt. 1; 1:30-4:30 p.m., at Lewes Edgehill, Savannah Rd., spon- sored by the American Heart Association. Program "The Life and Music of George Gershwin," 1 p.m., at Zwaanendael Women's Clubhouse, Savannah Rd., and Third St. Lewes, sponsored by the Delaware Humanities Forum. For details, call 644-4187. Christmas music concert featuring the Mil- ford Commuity Band at the Milford Senior Cen- ter, 7 p.m. Concert is free; donations appreciat- ed. For details call 422-3385. Wed. Dec. 16 Free blood pressure screenings, 1:30-4:30 p.m., at Nanticoke Crossing Edgehill, intersec- tion of Rt. 24 and Long Neck Rd., sponsored by American Heart Association. Second Annual Christmas Cookie Sale, 10 a.m.-noon, at Zwaaendael Women's Clubhouse, Savannah Rd. and Third St., Lewes. All cookies made by members; proceeds to help various local charities. For details, call 645-8141. National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1690 annual Christmas party at the BayCenter, Dewey Beach. Socializing, 11:30 a.m., followed by dinner. Members requested to bring gift for nursing home patient. For reservations and details, call 539-3382. 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 t, Rehoboth Beach. [ Dec. 16.19 Santa Claus will be in his house on Second Street in Lewes, 5-7 p.m., Dec. 16-18 and 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., Dec. 19, to take Christmas wishes from children. Thurs. Dec. 17 I Lower Delaware Turkey Trackers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, 7:30 p.m., Room 303, Sussex Tech, Rt. 18, west of George- town. READ-ALOUD Delaware volunteer training session, 10 a.m., at Delaware National Bank con- ference room, Rt. 1, Rehoboth Beach. Readers are needed at various sites in Sussex. For details, -call Ann Gorrin, 856-2527. The Rehoboth Beach Film Society monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second floor of Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave. A screening of "Edward Scissorhands" will follow. For information, call 226.3744. Fri. Dec. 18 Cookie sale, 9 a.m., in Beebe Medical Center Sun Lobby, Lewes, sponsored by the Beebe Medical Auxiliary. Singles Supper Club buffet dinner at the Magnolia, Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View. Social hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Open to single adults 35 and older. Tickets are $20. Reservations required by Dec. 14. Call 537-2232 or 644-1641. Dec. 18-19 Santa Claus will be in his house at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand to take Christmas orders, 6-8 p.m., Dee. 18; 2-4 p.m., Dec. 19 For details, call 227-2233, ext. 11. Sat. Dec. 19 Christmas program, 6 p.m., at Rabbit's Fer- ry Community Center, Sussex 277 west of Lewes, sponsored by Voices of Praise of Israel U.M. Church. Call 645-8952 for details. Fourth Annual Mistletoe Hunt, 1 p.m., at Trap Pond State Park near Laurel. For details and registration, call 875-5163. Sun. Dec. 20 Jingle Bell Hayride, 1 p.m., at Trap Pond State Park near Laurel, followed by bonfire marshmallow roast. Deposit of $1.50 required; for registration, call 875-5163. Performance of the Annual Christmas Canta- ta, "A Celebration of Christmas," at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services at Long Neck U.M. Church. All invited to attend. Performance of the musical "Babes in Toy- land" at Milford Senior High School at 3 p.m. Sponsored by the University of Delaware Office of Alumni and Univesity Relations. Adult tick- ets $8 in advance; $10 the day of the show. Chil- dren under 12 admitted free. For advance tick- ets, seqd a check payable to UD to: University of Delaware, Carter Partnership Center, P.O. Box 660, Georgetown, DE 19947. To charge tickets by phone, call 855-1620 or 735-8200. Dec. 22.24 Santa Claus will be in his house on Second Street in Lewes, 5-7 p.m., Dec. 22-23; noon-2 p.m., Dec. 24, to take wishes from children. Thurs. Dec. 24 Santa in his house at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, 2-4 p.m. For details, call 227-2233,