Calendar

Feb. 15

Teens invited to Library Out Loud — School’s out on Feb. 15, so it’s time for LOL (Library Out Loud) at the Selbyville Public Library. Teens 14 or older are welcome to play Xbox 360, hang out with friends and enjoy snacks at library from 1 to 3 p.m.

Artist exhibitions — The Rehoboth Art League is hosting two Member Artists Exhibitions that debut on Feb. 15, with an opening reception for the artists and public from 5 to 7 p.m. at the League’s Henlopen Acres campus. “Small Vessels—Ceramic Works” is featured in the Ventures Gallery. The Tubbs Gallery will feature “Small Works, Big Art.” The opening reception is free and open to the public. Both exhibitions and RAL’s current Members’ Sales Gallery Exhibit run through March 12. For more information about becoming a member, classes or the RAL’s Open Pottery Studio  visit RehobothArtLeague.org.

 

Feb. 15-17

CAMP Rehoboth Chorus in concert — The CAMP Rehoboth Chorus will celebrate its 10th season with an anniversary concert, “Seasons of Love,” on Friday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. All performances will take place at Epworth United Methodist Church, Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach. The show will include a look back at some of the Chorus’ most popular hits. This year’s performances will be emceed by Liane Hansen, former host of National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition.” Tickets may be purchased online at www.camprehoboth.com, by calling (302) 227-5620 or in person at the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center, 37 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach.

African-American Film Festival — The Rehoboth Beach Film Society, in partnership with the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice, will present the second annual Rehoboth Beach African-American Film Festival on Feb. 15-17. The mission of the event is to deepen awareness of African-American cultures and experiences, and to explore community differences and commonalities through the art of film. Four films presented over President’s Day weekend revolve around topics of American art, civil rights, medical school, love and life. Details and tickets are available online at www.rehobothfilm.com/event/african-american-film-festival.

Coloring Club for adults — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 15 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will host Coloring Club, offering people 18 or older the chance to socialize and relax while they color. Coloring books and pens/pencils are provided, or people can bring their own. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Feb. 16

GOP Lincoln Day Dinner — The Eastern Sussex Republican Club will host its annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at the Lewes Yacht Club, starting at 5 p.m. with a social hour and cash bar, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The cost is $50 per person. RSVP via email to Nancy Burdette at NancyERSC@comcast.net or (302) 684-8951, or between Jan. 5 and 19, 2019, email Phoebe Cottingham at eastsussexrepclub@icloud.com or (302) 945-2227. Checks should be made payable to ESRC and mailed to Bob Clark, ESRC Treasurer, 20890 Wil King Road, Lewes, DE  19958.

Knights of Columbus Italian Dinner — The Knights of Columbus, Saint Ann Council 16771, will hold their annual Italian Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 16, in Father Delaney Hall at the church in Bethany Beach. Members of the Knights will prepare authentic Italian dishes in celebration of Valentine’s Day, including cheese and tomato lasagna, Italian sausage and meatball marinara, caprese salad and garlic bread. New York cheesecake, coffee, tea, beer, wine and soda are included. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $15 for adults or $7 for children ages 5 to 10. For tickets, call Rick Morin at (302) 537-1968, Mark Burke at (410) 404-2186 or George Meringolo at (302) 272-1534. Organizers warned that they expect an early sellout. Carry-outs will be available for pick-up only.

Ocean City Film Festival shorts showing — The Art League of Ocean City will host its $5 Film Night on Feb. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with an admission cost of $5. The group will be screening select shorts that have been accepted into the 2019 Ocean City Film Festival in March. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the films start at 7 p.m. The Art League of Ocean City is located at 502 94th Street, Ocean City, Md.

Selbyville library Mardi Gras fundraiser — The Friends of the Selbyville Public Library will host a Mardi Gras Benefit on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the library. The cost is $35, which includes live music, a silent auction and a Mardi Gras buffet catered by Sedona. Proceeds will fund children’s programs, technology updates and capital improvements at the library. Tickets are available at the library.

Internet Genealogy class — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 16 from 10:15 a.m. to noon will host Internet Genealogy with genealogy enthusiast Nancy Nebiker, offering people the chance to explore their roots online in U.S. databases. The class is free, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Genealogy Society to meet — The Sussex County Genealogical Society on Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. will host an interactive web presentation by Craig R. Scott, president and CEO of Heritage Books, on “Finding Women:  Maiden Name Not Known.” The program will be offered at the Lewes Public Library, and all are welcome. For more information, visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

Multiple Myeloma group to meet — The Delaware Multiple Myeloma Information & Networking Group will meet Saturday, Feb. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Eden Hill Medical Center, Dover, in the Third Floor Conference Room. Deborah Cook will present “Understanding Lab Values.” For more information, including future meeting times, visit www.dover.myeloma.org.

‘A Report from Palestine’ — St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in Bethany Beach will host “A Report from Palestine,” presented by Delaware Episcopalians for Middle East Peace, on Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon, as part of its Convocation on Israel/Palestine. The event is free and open to all.

Repurposing workshop — The Rehoboth Art League will host a “Repurposing Cigar Boxes: Alcohol Ink Motif” workshop on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Using alcohol inks, students will repurpose a cigar box into a trinket box. No previous painting experience is necessary. The cost of the workshop is $50 per person. All materials are included in the registration fee. To register, go to www.rehobothartleague.org or call (302) 227-8408, ext. 112.

Sock party — Volunteers are being encouraged to join in a giant Sock Mismatching Party at Sussex Technical High School on Saturday, Feb. 16, at which they will be sorting through and mismatching 16,000 pairs of socks, which will be provided to residents, schools, businesses and community groups for Rock Your Socks Day on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day. Volunteers can sign up for all day (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) or part of the day, and students can receive volunteer credit-hour certificates. Help is needed with sorting, mismatching, labeling, food prep/sales, table running, counting and clean-up. Volunteers can sign up online at https://www.dsadelaware.org/events/rock-your-socks/.

Green industry — East Coast Garden Center and RSC Landscaping will host an informational event on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees can gain insight about the green industry and speak with their department managers about employment opportunities. Representatives from RSC Landscaping, East Coast Garden Center and the Nursery Division will be available to answer questions. Hotdogs and beverages will be served. To sign up for interview slots, email Lance Mears at Lance@rsclandscaping.com. The event will be held at East Coast Garden Center, 30366 Cordrey Road, Millsboro.

 

Feb. 17

UUSD Darwin Day event — The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware church, 30486 Lewes Georgetown Highway, Lewes, will host its fourth Darwin Day celebration on Feb. 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and is designed to emphasize the important contribution that Charles Darwin has made to science, the important role that science plays in today’s society, and the key role that science and reason play in UUSD’s free and responsible search for truth and meaning (the fourth Unitarian Universalist principle). For more information, email AdultEd@uussd.org.

 

Feb. 18

Teens invited to Library Out Loud — School’s out on Feb. 18, so it’s time for LOL (Library Out Loud) at the Selbyville Public Library. Teens 14 or older are welcome to play Xbox 360, hang out with friends and enjoy snacks at library from 1 to 3 p.m.

Republicans of the 41st District — The next monthly meeting of the 41st District Republican Club & PAC will be held on Monday, Feb. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Plantation Lakes Community Center in Millsboro (29787 Plantation Lakes Boulevard). Attendees will hear from state and county legislators and keynote speakers. For more information, visit https://www.41stdrcp.com/?reqp=1&reqr, email Contact41stdeclub@gmail.com, or call Bob Latshaw, club president, at (215) 767-3006.

 

Feb. 19

Prehistoric archaeology lecture — Delaware Seashore State Park will host its Winter Lecture Series at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at 5 p.m. on Feb. 19, featuring John McCarthy, Delaware State Parks archeologist, on “Prehistoric Archeology of Coastal Delaware.” The lecture series is free, and pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact the Indian River Life-Saving Station at (302) 227-6991 or visit https://destateparks.com/Beaches/DelawareSeashore.

Socrates Café — Socrates Café will meet at Bethany Beach Christian Church from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 19. The group chooses a philosophical question to discuss, and values all thoughts and ideas. All are welcome. For more information, email rm.hendrix@mchsi.com or call Rose Mary at (302) 537-9417.

AAUW book discussion — The AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Library Association Notable Books Discussion at the Selbyville Public Library on the third Tuesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. The book for Feb. 19 is “The Blood of Emmett Till” by Timothy Tyson: “Drawing on new information, the author returns to the 1955 lynching of an African-American boy in Mississippi.” The discussion is open to AAUW members and the public. For more information, call Ada at (302) 436-2981.

Get in the Game (games and more) — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 19 from 3 to 5 p.m. will host Get in the Game, an afternoon of board games, Wii, snacks and music for all ages. (Children 12 or younger must be accompanied by an adult). The event is free, and pre-registration is preferred but not required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

iPad/iPhone Users Groups — The South Coastal Library will host its iPad User Groups on Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. The Rookies group is for those just getting started, while the Veterans group is for those who are ready for more advanced skills. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Feb. 20

Happy Bookers discussion group — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach will host the Happy Bookers book discussion group, on Feb. 20 from 2 to 3:15 p.m., as Theo Loppatto and Julia Peterson facilitate a discussion of Charles Frazier’s “A Piece of the World.” The group is free to attend, and pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Visit the library to register, get a copy of the Reading Guide and pick up a copy or place a hold on the title. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

OVHS restaurant night — The Ocean View Historical Society will host a restaurant night at Fins Ale House & Raw Bar, located at 33544 Market Place, near Bethany Beach, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 4 to 7 p.m., to benefit the OVHS, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Ocean View and the surrounding area.

 

Feb. 21

Harrington Casino bus trip — The Indian River Senior Center will host a trip to the Harrington Casino on Feb. 21, departing at 9:30 a.m. and returning at 4 p.m. The fee is $15 for members or $25 or non-members and includes $15 in “free play” and $7 toward the “all you can eat” buffet. Seats are limited. For more information or to reserve a seat, ontact Maggie Smith at (302) 947-2274.

Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes — Delaware Seashore State Park will host its Winter Craft Series at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at 7 p.m. on Feb. 21, featuring Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes. The fee for each craft is $20. Pre-registration is required, and participants must be 12 or older. For more information or to register, contact the Indian River Life-Saving Station at (302) 227-6991 or visit https://destateparks.com/Beaches/DelawareSeashore.

AAUW monthly meeting/lunch — The AAUW Monthly Meeting/Lunch will take place at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club on Feb. 21, with check-in at 10:30 a.m. and the meeting at 11 a.m. The program will be presented by Murray Archibald, executive director of CAMP Rehoboth. Reservations can be made by phoning Sharon at (301) 980-8738 by Feb. 8. The cost of the luncheon is $25, cash.

Teen Movie Night: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m., will host a Teen Movie Night, featuring “Bohemian Rhapsody” (PG-13). For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-3951.

Underground Railroad presentation — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 21 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will host an interpreter from the Delaware Historical Society in a free program about what it was like to seek freedom through the Underground Railroad. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Chix with Stix — The South Coastal Library’s knitting and crocheting club will meet on Feb. 21 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Attendees can bring a current project, get new ideas, meet other needleworkers, and enjoy speakers, special presentations and more. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Feb. 22

Carrabba’s Carryout at BVFD — The Bishopville (Md.) Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary on Feb. 22 will be hosting a Carrabba’s Carryout on Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu will be chicken Marsala, penne Pomodoro, salad, bread, mini-cannolis and a drink for $14. The food is available for carryout or dining in. Preorders are being encouraged, and a limited number of dinners will be available. Call (443) 880-6966 for more information or to preorder.

Fun lunch — The League of Women Voters of Sussex County will host its Fun Lunch at noon on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Cottage Café, 33034 Coastal Highway, Bethany Beach. Guests are welcome. Register at eventbrite.com/e/lwvsc-february-fun-lunch-tickets-55547933364 or go to sussexlwv.org for more information.

Free showing — The Frankford Public Library will host a free showing of “The Jane Austin Book Club” on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. The film is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use.

Russell performs — On Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library, Grammy Award-winning guitarist David Russell will present an outreach performance ahead of his Feb. 23 performance at Bethel United Methodist Church Hall in Lewes. Admission to the Feb. 22 performance is free. For more information or to purchase tickets for the Feb. 23 concert, visit www.coastalconcerts.org or call 1-888-212-6458.

 

Feb. 23

Teacher recruitment fair — A one-day teacher recruitment event on Feb. 23 will aim to match teacher candidates to education jobs in grades K-12 and in counseling, ELL, related services and administration. Academics Partnerships LLC will host the event for those seeking first-time employment and those wishing to relocate. Details are available at www.APLLC.org and (302) 436-0254. Registration costs $15 by Feb. 9 or $20 at the door.

Mystery dinner theater — The Southern Sussex Rotary will present a murder-mystery dinner-theater fundraiser “The Good, The Sad, & the Ugly: A Western Murder Mystery,” by Footlight Productions, on Feb. 23 at the Roxana Volunteer Fire Company banquet hall, with fried chicken, cash bar, 50/50 and silent auction, and prizes for solving the mystery. Doors open at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m., followed by the show. The cost is $40 for adults or $18 for children 10 or younger. Attendees are being encouraged to dress in their favorite cowboy/cowgirl clothing. The fundraiser benefits the Possum Point Players Children’s Theater Camp and other local Rotary projects to support local community and youth. For details, contact southernsussexrotary@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/SouthernSussexRotary.

Russell performs — On Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m., Grammy Award-winning guitarist David Russell will appear at Bethel United Methodist Church Hall in Lewes as part of Coastal Concerts’ 20th season. The multi-cultural program on Feb. 23 will include works by Handel, Vicente Asencio y Ruano, Sérgio Assad, one of which is dedicated to Russell, and a selection of Celtic music. Admission to the Feb. 23 concert costs $35, with free admission for those 18 or younger with a paying adult and discounted tickets for students 19 or older for $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.coastalconcerts.org or call 1-888-212-6458.

 

Feb. 24

AYCE chicken-&-dumplings dinner — American Legion Post 24 in Dagsboro will host an all-you-can-eat homemade chicken-and-dumpling dinner on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $12 per person and includes all-you-can-eat homemade chicken-and-dumplings, mashed potatoes, dressing and green beans, plus one dessert per person.

Bay City gospel concert — Bethel United Methodist Church, located at 28311 Clayton Street in Dagsboro, will present its Fourth Sunday evening gospel concert on Sunday, Feb. 24, beginning at 6 p.m., featuring the group Bay City. All are welcome. Refreshments will follow in the Bethel Center. The series is sponsored by The Circle of Friends and the Rev. Dr. K.C. Lee. For information, call (302) 732-6805.

 

Feb. 25

PAWS for Reading for kids — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Monday, Feb. 25, from 5 to 6 p.m. will host PAWS for Reading, offering children the chance to read to trained literacy dogs, to improve and practice reading skills. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-3951.

Life Line Screening — Life Line Screening will be at Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro on Feb. 25, offering screenings for: buildup in the arteries; HDL and LDL cholesterol levels; diabetes risk; bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis; kidney and thyroid function, and more. The location is accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Free parking is also available. Packages start at $149. The Wellness Gold Membership Program allows customers to get all the screenings they need now but pay $19.95 per month. Pre-registration is required. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com.

Republicans of the 38th District — George Ball of the Rail Splitter Society will speak at the 38th District Republican Club meeting on Monday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting starting at 7 p.m., at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach. His topic for discussion will be “Republican Leadership Goals & Strengths.” The Rail Splitter Society is based in Wilmington and has more than 200 members. State Rep. Ron Gray and state Sen. Gerald Hocker will report on issues on the Delaware State Legislature calendar. The club meets on the fourth Monday of each month, at 7 p.m. Admission is free, and all are welcome. Yearly dues are $20. Further information may be obtained by emailing info@38thdrcp.com or at www.38thdrcp.com.

Boating Skills & Seamanship Course — U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Indian River Flotilla 12-09 will present a seven-week Boating Skills & Seamanship Course for recreational boaters starting on Monday, Feb. 25, at Shore’s Marine off Long Neck Road in Millsboro. Classes are from 7 to 9 p.m. each Monday. The course satisfies federal and state training requirements for those born after Jan. 1, 1978. The cost is $25 and includes tuition, textbook and supporting materials; additional family members pay $10 each. For more information or to enroll, call R.A. “Andy” Smith at (302) 381-3882 or (302) 537-2350.

 

Feb. 26

Wild Edibles of the Seashore — Delaware Seashore State Park will host its Winter Lecture Series at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at 5 p.m. on Feb. 26, featuring Kathleen Sullivan of Delaware State Parks, on “Wild Edibles of the Seashore.” The lecture series is free, and pre-registration is not required. For more information, contact the Indian River Life-Saving Station at (302) 227-6991 or visit https://destateparks.com/Beaches/DelawareSeashore.

Homeschool Show & Tell — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 1 p.m., will host Homeschool Show & Tell, offering students the chance to practice public speaking skills by telling other kids about an object that is meaningful to them. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-3951.

Coloring Club for adults — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will host Coloring Club, offering people 18 or older the chance to socialize and relax while they color. Coloring books and pens/pencils are provided, or people can bring their own. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

Feb. 27

Art League of O.C. ‘Originals Only’ — The Art League of Ocean City will host “Originals Only,” free live performances by local musicians and comedians, with coffee provided by Coastal Coffee Roasting, on Feb. 27 and on March 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. The Art League of Ocean City is located at 502 94th Street, Ocean City, Md.

‘Beyond Stents & Statins’ — Beebe Healthcare Integrative Health & Wellness will host “Beyond Stents & Statins: An Integrative Approach to Managing Heart Disease,” a free program by Dr. Uday Jani on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library. Alternative methods to keep heart, mind and spirit healthy will be explored, including integrative nutrition, massage therapy, exercise, mind-body techniques and acupuncture. Register online at https://integrative-approach-heart-disease-beebe-lewes.eventbrite.com.

Apple Users Group — The South Coastal Library hosts a free monthly meeting of a group that shares ideas/problems/solutions/apps for using Apple products, such as Mac, MacBook, iPad, iPhone, etc., on Feb. 27 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Attendees should bring their fully-charged Apple device and Apple ID/password with them. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Dine-and-donate for Selbyville club — Fox’s Pizza–Bayside, on Route 54 in the Harris Teeter shopping center, will host a dine-and-donate event benefitting the GFWC Selbyville Community Club on Feb. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. A portion of dine-in and carry-out proceeds will be donated to the club to support their local school and arts programs, and educational scholarship fund.

 

Feb. 28

Nautical Flag Art — Delaware Seashore State Park will host its Winter Craft Series at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28, featuring Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art. The fee for each craft is $20. Pre-registration is required, and participants must be 12 or older. For more information or to register, contact the Indian River Life-Saving Station at (302) 227-6991 or visit https://destateparks.com/Beaches/DelawareSeashore.

SCHS College & Career Fair — The Sussex Central High School counseling office will be hosting a College & Career Fair on Feb. 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. Parents and students at all grade levels are welcome to attend to speak with representatives from a variety of colleges and universities, training programs and local businesses, to learn about post-secondary options and current jobs available to high school students. Contact school counselor Tonya James at (302) 934-3166 for more information.

 

March 1

First Fridays — At the March edition of Fenwick First Fridays, local businesses will host specials and discounts for shoppers around Fenwick Island. Full details and participating locations are online at http://business.bethany-fenwick.org/events.

Historical lecture — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach will host a free historical lecture, “Mary Ann Shad Carey: Delaware’s Forgotten Daughter,” on March 1 at 2 p.m. Lora Englehart will discuss the life and accomplishments of Mary Ann Shad Carey (1823-1893). Born in Wilmington, she was a teacher, lawyer, editor, feminist, wife and mother. Details are online at https://southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 2

MBS Gala — Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is celebrating 15 years since opening its doors with a15th-Year Gala Celebration Fundraiser. The Gala will be held at the Residence Inn in Ocean City, Md., on March 2, featuring a cocktail-inspired atmosphere with fare from local restaurants, entertainment, a live and silent auction, and more. All the fundraising proceeds go directly to expanding the education of students at MBS, a pre-K 3 through eighth-grade school located at 11242 Racetrack Rd., Berlin, Md. For information about admissions, contact Amanda Evans, director of admissions and advancement, at (410) 208-1600.

Spaghetti dinner — The Auxiliary of the Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting its third all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 2, from 4 to 7 p.m., at 30 N. Main Street in Selbyville. The menu features spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and assorted desserts. Tickets cost $10 for adults or $5 for children ages 4-10, while those 3 or younger can eat free of charge. Carry-outs will be available. Tickets will be available at the door and are available in advance at Selbyville Town Hall, 68 W Church Street.

Lorax showing — The Clayton Theatre is showing “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” on Saturday, March 2, for Dr. Seuss Day. Fundraiser events start at noon, with social hour, “Chinese auction” and 50/50, and the movie starts at 1 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults or $8 for kids 11 or younger. All funds raised by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Millsboro’s fundraiser will go to support local school children.

Booster Bingo — The Indian River High School Band Boosters will host their biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual Bingo, on Saturday, March 2, at the Millville fire hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Players must be 18 or older. Prizes include popular gifts and cash. For tickets, contact the group at irbandboosters@gmaill.com or (302) 569-1544.

 

March 3

First Responders Appreciation Sunday — Peninsula Community Church will honor first-responders (police, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics) on First Responders Appreciation Sunday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the church, at 28574 Cypress Road, Selbyville. A light lunch will be served after the service. All are welcome to attend the celebration. For more information, call (302) 236-8672 or go to www.pccministry.org.

 

March 4

Philadelphia Flower Show bus trip — The CHEER Travel Club will sponsor its third annual bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday, March 4. The bus will depart at 8 a.m. on March 4 from the Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center at the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown. It will return around 6 p.m. The cost is $55 per person. Participants will have lunch on their own. The public is welcome. To make a reservation, call Robin Greene at (302) 515-3063.

 

March 5

Socrates Café — Socrates Café will meet at Bethany Beach Christian Church from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on April 2. The group chooses a philosophical question to discuss, and values all thoughts and ideas. All are welcome. For more information, email rm.hendrix@mchsi.com or call Rose Mary at (302) 537-9417.

Touch-a-Truck in Millsboro — Kids will have an opportunity to sit in several different types of emergency-response vehicles on Saturday, March 9, from 1 to 4 p.m. with the Millsboro Police Department. Touch-A-Truck will be held at the Millsboro Town Center, 322 Wilson Highway.

 

March 6

Jeweler event — The Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro will host an IGC Jewelry Repair & Appraisal Clinic, open to the public, on Wednesday, March 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, call IGC at (610) 876-6611.

 

March 8-10

Ocean City Film Festival — The third annual Ocean City Film Festival, hosted by the Art League of Ocean City, will take place March 8-10, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and will feature 100 films by local and international filmmakers of many backgrounds and genres. The event takes place in venues around Ocean City, Md., including the Fox Gold Coast Theater, Clarion Resort, Princess Royale Hotel, Carousel Hotel, Francis Scott Key Family Resort and Seacrets. Passes for the festival include a $79 all-access pass for unlimited films, “meet the filmmakers” opening-night party with hors d’oeuvres, all workshops and the award ceremony; a three-day screening pass for $49, with unlimited entry into all three days of films; and a one-day pass that offers a single day of films for $20. To see the list of films, when they are scheduled, and to purchase tickets, visit www.ocmdfilmfestival.com.

 

March 9

Building Delmarva Job Fair — The fifth annual Building Delmarva Job Fair will take place at Sussex Academy in Georgetown on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information on hundreds of jobs from dozens of employers will available in one place, with some being bilingual. Applicants should come dressed to impress and interview on the spot.

 

March 10

Zumba class — St. Ann’s Parish in Bethany Beach will host a Zumba Fitness Master Class with “Z.J.” Jana Walker on March 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Entry is with a $10 donation, and a donation of school supplies for Sussex County schools in need is also being requested.

 

March 12

History Mix — The public is being invited to join members of the Ocean View Historical Society on Tuesday, March 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at a luncheon History Mix at the historic Addy Sea Bed & Breakfast, 99 Ocean View Parkway, Bethany Beach. Innkeeper Sherene Gravatte will speak about the home’s history and direct tours through the preserved rooms. Registration is limited to 40, who must register by March 5 by calling Lene at (302) 539-3052 or emailing thekubes@verizon.net. The cost is $30 for OVHS members or $35 for others. Lunch will include bourbon chicken bites with assorted dipping sauces, pasta salad with grilled organic vegetables, roasted asparagus with orange saffron sauce, bacon-cheddar-chive scones, lemon squares, biscotti, hot cocoa, coffee and water.

 

March 15

Blood drive — The Blood Bank of Delmarva serves 19 hospitals and tens of thousands of people on the Delmarva Peninsula. Members of the publica can help support their mission at a blood drive on March 15, with appointments from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at St. Ann Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach. Schedules and sign-ups are online at https://www.delmarvablood.org.

 

March 16

Flea market — The annual Flea Market sponsored by the Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park will be held at the Officer’s Club in CHSP from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. Clean donation items may be left at the Officer’s Club on Friday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call (302) 858-6127. For more information about the Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park and their activities, visit www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org.

 

March 18

Blood drive — The Blood Bank of Delmarva serves 19 hospitals and tens of thousands of people on the Delmarva Peninsula. Members of the public can help support their mission at a blood drive on March 18, with appointments from 1 to 6 p.m., at the Indian River Senior Center, 214 Irons Avenue, Millsboro. Schedules and sign-ups are online at https://www.delmarvablood.org.

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