Calendar of Events
The Coastal Point offers a list of events and gatherings for the Bethany Beach, South Bethany, Ocean View, Fenwick Island, Dagsboro, Frankford and Selbyville areas. If you would like to send in your non-profit event to be published in the Coastal Point, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Quarter auction — Delmarvalous Quilt Guild of Georgetown is having its first quarter auction at the Millsboro fire companie’s banquet hall. Doors open at 6 p.m.and the auction starts at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available. The cost is $10 for one paddle. For more information, call Carol at (302) 934-7280.
Safe and healthy — The Blackwater Village Association, in partnership with Community Emergency Response Team Advisors, is sponsoring its second annual emergency preparedness action/safety and health fair for the citizens of surrounding communities at the Millville Town Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Promoting literacy — Frankford Public Library and Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults of Sussex County are looking for volunteers interested in tutoring adult literacy. The second orientation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the library. If interested, please call the library at (302) 732-9351, email Joan Loewenstein at firstname.lastname@example.org and leave your name, number and email address.
Class reunion — Cape Henlopen High School’s Class of 1970 is having a reunion at Irish Eyes in Lewes from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Classmates may bring a guest, and dress is casual. The cost is $35 per person. For more information, and to RSVP, call Cat Stenger Martin at (302) 519-6675.
Fall jumble — Ocean View Presbyterian Church is hosting its Annual Fall Jumble from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be books, plants, jewelry, baked goods, linens and a white elephant sale. All proceeds will go to missions.
Fall festival — The Lord Baltimore Elementary School PTO has rescheduled the Fall Festival at the school to Saturday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be local vendors, performances by a local dance studio and karate group, activities, food and a Chinese auction.
Halloween for kids — Mason Dixon VFW Post 7234 Auxiliary will be holding its annual Children’s Halloween Party from 2 to 4 p.m. This is open to kids 12 and younger, and all children living in the surrounding area are invited. Costumes are encouraged, but not necessary. There will be games, face-painting, crafts, goodie bags and food for the children.
Quartet performs — The Promised Land Quartet from Virginia will perform at Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free, and there will be a love offering.
Links to bay — Bayside will host the inaugural Links to the Bay event. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 8:30 a.m. Participants can run or walk the 5K course along the beautiful Bayside golf course. The cost is $30 for runners 12 and older, and $15 for runners under 12. For after-party admission only, the cost is $15 for those 12 and older, and $5 for those younger than 12. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. For more information, or to register, visit www.livebayside.com.
vendor fair — There will be a Fall Vendor Fair at the Boys & Girls Club in Millsboro from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be a variety of vendors displaying the new fall products. For more information, contact Nicole Gauvin at email@example.com.
Swing and cha cha — South Coastal Library is hosting the second part of a three-part swing and cha cha dance series from 10 to 11 a.m. Participants should wear leather-soled shoes. For more information, call 539-5231.
Socrates Café — Socrates Café will be held at South Coastal Library from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The forum is open to all, and the group welcomes all questions and ideas. This is sponsored by Bethany Beach Christian Church. For more information, contact Rose Mary Hendrix at firstname.lastname@example.org or 537-9417.
Chix with stix — South Coastal Library will host “Chix with Stix” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Participants should bring their current projects, get new ideas and meet other needleworkers. For more information, call 539-5231.
Autumn market — St. George’s United Methodist Women will have their annual Autumn Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be homemade soups, chicken salad and baked goods for sale. All proceeds from this event go to support those in need locally and throughout Sussex County. Craft vendors interested in participating are asked to call Diane Bailey at 537-6457.
Tepper speaks — Delaware Botanic Gardens’ Gregg Tepper will discuss ferns at the Ocean Pines library from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The lecture is free, and will focus on native fern identification, growth habits, culture and conversation plants.
CATS info — Cats Around Town Society (CATS) is holding an informational table event recognizing National Feral Cat Day at three locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will be at South Coastal Library, Hocker’s Super Thrift in Clarksville and Giant foods in Millville. Giant and Hockers locations will accept both financial and cat food donations, while the library will only be accepting cat food. For more information, look for them on Facebook and www.catsaroundtown.com.
Chicken dinner — The Bethany Community Church Fried Chicken Buffet will be held at the Gumboro Community Center from 2 to 6 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 1-5. Carry-out will be available.
Quarter auction — A Benefit Quarter Auction will be held at Millville fire hall for 2-year-old Victoria Lynn Jenkins, who was injured by a bullet to her leg in August. The benefit will help with medical costs and daily living expenses on her road to recovery. Doors open at 2 p.m. and the auction starts at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes on paddle, and additional paddles are available for $5 each. Refreshments will be sold.
Chicken and dumplings — The Chad Spicer Memorial Foundation is sponsoring a chicken and dumpling dinner at the Georgetown fire hall from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for ages 4-10 and free for children 3 and younger. For tickets, call (302) 745-5056 or (302) 249-4383.
Hymn sing — The Friends of Prince George’s Chapel is hosting a Hymn Sing at 3 p.m. There will be special singing by Debbie O’Neal, Laura Mitchell and The Veasey Family Singers. There will be no admission charge, but all donations will benefit the chapel. For more information, call Vickie at (302) 732-3824 or (302) 258-5598.
Progressive dinner — Sussex Progressive Community will host a dinenr meeting at Fish On restaurant at 5 p.m. The Assateague Coastal Trust will discuss “Not on My Coast,” a campaign to stop testing and drilling in the Atlantic. Reservations are required. To reserve a spot, contact Joanne Cabry at email@example.com or (302) 226-5019.
Fall fundraiser — The Parkinson’s Education and Support Group of Sussex County will host a Fall Fundraiser at the Blue Water Grill in Millsboro. The restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Relay for life — The Clayton Theater is helping the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life with a special movie night at 7 p.m. They will show “American Graffiti,” and there will be popcorn, 50/50, a Chinese auction and trivia. Doors open at 6 p.m.
internet help — South Coastal Library will host a free computer class, “Searching the Internet,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This class is free, but space is limited. To pre-register, visit the library or call 539-5231.
Notable books — AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch is sponsoring an American Library Notable Books Discussion at Selbyville Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. The group will discuss Beth Macy’s “Factory Man.” All readers are welcome. For more information, call Ada May at (302) 436-2981.
Internet help — South Coastal Library will host a free computer class, “Searching the Internet,” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This class is free, but space is limited. To pre-register, visit the library or call 539-5231
Happy bookers — Theo Loppatto and Julia Peterson will lead a discussion of Anne Tyler’s “A Spool of Blue Thread” at South Coastal Library from 2 to 3:30 p.m. To pre-register, visit the library or call 539-5231.
Coffee with Gray — State Rep. Ron Gray will hold a Coffee with Constituents gathering at Countryside Café on Route 54 at 8:30 a.m. Gray will share what is happening in our area and answer questions.
Friendship tea — The Ocean View Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority is hosting an elegant Friendship Tea at 12:30 p.m. at Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church. The $15 price includes teatime delights, such as pistachio scones, tea sandwiches and strawberry soup. To request tickets, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trunk or treat — The River Church will host Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be a hayride, live Candyland game and food. For more information, call (302) 436-8841.
Pig roast — The Lakeside Community Homeowners Association is planning a Spooktacular Pig Roast, to be held in the Pot-Nets Lakeside Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be a DJ playing music, prizes for costumes and plenty of food. The cost is $15 per person. To buy tickets, call Betty at (302) 945-1263.
The Way Home — The Way Home is hosting a fundraiser at Catch 54 restaurant, featuring hors d’oeuvres, beverages, a cash bar and silent auction, along with sports memorabilia. For tickets, call Bob at (410) 683-2277.
Walk-a-thon — Millsboro Seventh Day Adventist Church is holding a 5K Walk-A-Thon, starting at 8 a.m. This is a fundraising effort to raise money for transportation and gas card expenses for cancer patients to attend appointments at Tunnell Cancer Center. To register, contract Mildred Polk at (302) 841-4606 or email@example.com.
Swing and cha cha — This is the final session of a three-part series on dancing swing and cha cha, taught by dance instructor John Brillantes. This is for beginners, or those wishing tos harpen their skills, and is free. For more information, call 539-5231.
MS Word 2013 — South Coastal Library will host a free introductory class on creating and editing documents in Microsoft Word 2013. Space is limited. To pre-register, visit the library or call 539-5231.
Socrates Café — Socrates Café will be held at South Coastal Library from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The forum is open to all, and the group welcomes all questions and ideas. This is sponsored by Bethany Beach Christian Church. For more information, contact Rose Mary Hendrix at firstname.lastname@example.org or 537-9417.
Halloween magic — Professional magician Mike Rose will host a free Halloween Magic Show at South Coastal Library at 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 539-5231.
Gilded age — South Coastal Library will host “The Gilded Age, Part 1” from 6 to 7:15 p.m. This free presentation by Dr. Bill Gudelunas will explore the political, social and economic climate of the period between the Civil War and WWII. For more information, call 539-5231.
Town history — The South Bethany Historical Society will present a “History of Society,” by George Junkin, PhD., at South Bethany Town Hall at 7 p.m.
- Praise and Worship Service — Millville United Methodist Church holds their Praise and Worship Service every Saturday at 6 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Club House Road.
- Eagles events — The Fraternal Order of Eagles #4528 hosts weekly events on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Fridays:?Saturday Ladies Night, with half-price drinks from 4 to 8 p.m. and a bar menu; Sunday breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. (all welcome); Monday-night bingo from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (all welcome); Friday-night line-dancing lessons starting Feb. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. (come in early for dinner); and Friday and Saturday dinner specials from 4 to 8 p.m. (all welcome). For more information, call (443) 497-3253.
- Alzheimer’s caregivers — An Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at the Coastal Leisure CHEER Senior Center at 6 p.m. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call Jamie Magee at (302) 854-9788.
- Coast Guard Auxiliary — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-2 holds monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at American Legion Post 24 on Route 24 in Millsboro, at 7 p.m. Anyone 17 or older interested in promoting safe boating and participating in various programs is welcome. For more information, call (302) 934-0492.
- Storytime/Craft time — The Selbyville Public Library will host storytime and craft time for children on a weekly basis. Pre-school storytime is every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for children ages 2 to 6. Craft time for children ages 4 to 12 is every Tuesday at 4 p.m.
- Knitting Guild — The Sea Purls chapter of the Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CHEER?Community Center in Georgetown, at Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For more information, call Diane at (302) 228-0235.
- Guitar lessons — Those interested in learning how to play a guitar can now contact Cape Henlopen Senior Center at (302) 227-2055, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to sign up for half-hour lessons on Tuesdays at a cost of $17.50 each. The instructor is Bob Thomas, who has a doctorate in music education.
- Bible study — Bible study with the Rev. Larry Wansaelja is offered every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Cape Henlopen Senior Center. All denominations are welcome. For more information, call the center at (302) 227-2055.
- Tap dancing — Beginners Tap Dancing is being offered at the Cape Henlopen Senior Center. For more information, call (302) 227-2055, Mondays through Fridays, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
- NARFE meetings — Sussex County Chapter 1690 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) holds its regular meetings the second Thursday of every month (except July and August) at noon at the 1776 Steakhouse in Rehoboth. Lunch begins at noon. The cost is $17. All federal employees (retired or active), NARFE members, prospective members and guests are invited to attend. For more information, contact Linda Berwick at (302) 436-4261 or email her at email@example.com.
- Mental illness support — The National Alliance on Mental Health in Delaware (NAMI?Delaware) hosts a weekly support group for people with mental illness, facilitated by those in recovery. Meetings are held in Georgetown on Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Easter Seals?Building on Route 113. Family support groups meet on the fourth Thursday of each month, from 7 to 8:30 p..m. at Lewes Presbyterian Church, with parking on Franklin Street. There is no charge. Call 1-888-427-2643 for more information.
- AARP?meetings — The South Coastal Chapter of AARP 5226 meets the third Tuesday of each month, except for July and August, at Cripple Creek. The luncheon is at noon, with the business meeting and program starting at 1 p.m. Membership dues are $7 per year, in addition to the national membership. For information, call Lee Shoff at 539-6952, Maureen Eisenhart at (302) 988-1196 or Enid Levine at (302) 541-5639.
- Railroad club — The Delaware Seaside Railroad Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. For information and location of the meeting, call Bill Mixon at 827-4278.
- Lions meetings — The Fenwick Island Lions Club meets on the first and third Monday of each month, September through June, at Harpoon Hanna’s Restaurant on Route 54. All visiting Lions and prospective members are invited to attend. For more information, call (302)?436-8216 or visit the Web site at www.filc22d.org.
- Notable books — The New York Times Notable Books book group, sponsored by the AARP, will meet on the first Thursday of each month through June at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. No registration, fees or sign-up is required. Call Virginia at (302)?539-4969 or Anita at (302)?537-6353 for more information.
- Famly support group — The National Alliance on Mental Health in Delaware (NAMI?Delaware) hosts a monthly support group for friends and loved-ones of people with mental illness. Meetings are held in Lewes on the fourthThursday of each month, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lewes Presbyterian Church at 133 King’s Highway, with parking on Franklin Street. There is no charge. Call 1-888-427-2643 for more information.information.
- Shrimp night — American Legion Post 24 is holding Friday Night Specials, consisting of a pound of shrimp for $11. Take-outs are $11. Also available is hot wings, with French fries and cole slaw for $5; and chicken fingers, with French fries and cole slaw for $6. A side order of onion petals is available for $2.50. The specials run from 5 to 8 p.m., and karaoke will follow.
- Lioness Meeting — The Lord Baltimore Lioness Club will meet on the first Wednesday of each month at the Ocean View Presbyterian Church, 67 Central Ave. in Ocean View. The general meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 539-4506.
- Needlepointers — The Seashore Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild meets the first Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CHEER Community Center, at the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. For more information, call Linda at (302) 644-1523..
- Reading sessions — A reading session for the visually impaired is held each Wednesday, at the South Coastal Library, from 1 to 3 p.m. The sessions consist of articles from newspapers, magazines or short stories. The group offers support, helpful hints and friendship. Refreshments will be available during social time. Transportation, if needed, can be arranged in the Bethany Beach area. For more information, call Ceil Chodnicki at 537-7831, or Sybill Coolidge, at 537-5211.
- Bible study — Community Bible Study is offering an introductory study on Wednesday mornings in Millsboro. Lessons for children are also included. For more information, call Linda Pusey at (302) 947-9065.
- Cheesesteak dinners — American Legion Post 24, in Dagsboro, is serving cheesesteaks every Monday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. Guests can try the new cheesesteaks with Amish sauce.
- Kiwanis meet — Kiwanis Club of Coastal Delaware meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club at noon for a luncheon meeting. The club also meets the first and third Thursdays of every month at Café 26 in Ocean View for an evening meeting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, or to volunteer for service projects, call 537-7979. The first meeting is free.
- Christian breakfast — The Community Lutheran Church has Breakfast with Bob meetings every Thursday morning at the Country Kitchen Family Restaurant in Millsboro. The meetings are for Christian fellowship and discussion of current topics of interest. For more information, call the Community Lutheran Church at (302) 732-1156 or visit their Web site at www.clc19945.com.
- Local democrats — The 38th Representative District Democratic Party meets on the first Wednesday of each month at South Coastal Library at 7 p.m. For more information, call Eric at 537-2968 or Web at (302) 236-3208.
- Flotilla meetings — Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-01 holds its monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in South Bethany Town Hall. Boat ownership is not required and anyone age 17 and older is invited. For more information, call (302) 537-7845.
- Nautical sounds — The Nautical Sounds Men’s Chorus meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at the South Coastal Library. All men interested in singing in a barbershop format and having good fellowship are welcome to come sing with the group. For more information, call Al at 537-9440 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Agape Senior Center — The Agape Senior Center offers continental breakfast, Bible study and a noon lunch each Wednesday, starting at 9 a.m., at the?Community Church of Oak Orchard, on Route 5 (Oak Orchard Road), across from the fire department. For more information, call (302) 945-0633 or (302) 947-1439.
- AAUW meetings — The Coastal-Georgetown Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) hold monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month (from September through June) at local restaurants from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Membership is open to all graduates holding at least an associate or equivalent degree or higher. For more information, call VP-membership Brenda Snyder at (302) 684-8716.
- Eastern Star — The Order of the Eastern Star - Frankford Chapter #12 meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at the Masonic Hall in Millville at 7:30 p.m. There are no meetings in July and August. For more information, call (302) 436-4409.
- In the genes — The Selbyville Public Library has a monthly genealogy discussion group that meets on the first Friday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Anyone interested in genealogy is invited to attend. For more information, call (302) 436-8195.
- Open bridge — New players are always welcomed to a bridge match at the Indian River Senior Center in Millsboro every Wednesday from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
- Coin club — The South Delaware Coin Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at American Legion Post 28 at 7 p.m. For more information, call Jeff Glase at (302) 945-1827.
- Thrift shop — Frankford Presbyterian Church’s “Nearly New Thrift Shop” is open every Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is clothing, housewares, furniture, antiques and more.
- AOH meetings — The Ocean City Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians meets the second Saturday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Hall (100th Street, Ocean City, Md.). Membership is open to Catholics who have Irish heritage. For more information, call Bob McCarthy at (410) 250-7821.
- Couples club — The Adults Plus Couples Club will meet for lunch on the second Thursday of each month at local restaurants. For more information, call (302) 856-5618.
- Ski Club — The Wilmington Ski Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Hockessin Fire Company Memorial Hall at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are open to anyone interested in skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor activities. For more information, visit www.wilmski.com or call (302) 792-0656.
- Lions meet — The Lord Baltimore Lions Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Magnolia’s Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. All visintg Lions and anyone interested in becoming a member should call the secretary, Lion Janet, at 537-5175. Those interested can also check the organization’s Web site at www.lordbaltimorelionsclub.com for more information. This is a service club and all funds raised go back directly into the community.
- Hospital equipment — The Lord Baltimore Lions Club continues to serve the community with the loan of medical equipment. If you know someone who needs a loan of a walker, hospital bed or crutches, call the Medical Equipment Chairman at 537-5175. For membership information, call Lion Janet at 537-5175.
- TRIAD meetings — The Lower Sussex County Triad, a branch of the SALT (Seniors and Lawmen Together) holds meetings the third Monday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Roxana CHEER Center. Meetings are free and open to the public.
- Town museum — The Bethany Beach Town Museum, located in the lobby of the Bethany Beach Town Hall, is available to the public during regular Town Hall business hours — Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free brochures of the Bethany Beach Heritage Trail and Historical Markers are available in the museum.
- Bridge-duplicate — Bridge-Duplicate meets every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and every Thursday at noon at the Ocean View Presbyterian Church at 11:30 a.m. For information on getting a partner, lessons or just to discuss duplicate bridge, call Dini Romito at 537-5262.
- Ski club — The Salisbury Ski Club meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Knights of Columbus building in Salisbury, Md. at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (302) 542-9400, or visit their site at www.salisburyskiclub.com.
- The Underground — The Surfer’s Fellowship will host a weekly worship movement on West Road in Ocean View. For more information, call 537-6287 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Wood carvers — The Adult Plus+ Wood Carvers Club meets at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown. For more information, call (302) 856-5618.
- Ecumenical praying — The Praying Partners meet at the Salt Pond Community Center on the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m. to pray for the community. For more information, call 539-2203.
- Safe driving — An AARP Safe Driving Class is offered monthly at South Coastal Library. This course provides discounts on auto insurance, and is geared for people over 50 years of age. For more information, and dates and times, call (302) 934-9727.
- Support group — A celiac support group meeting will be held on Saturdays at Good Earth Market from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 537-7100.
- Business support — BNI Rehoboth | Networkers meets every Thursday in Lewes for lunch. This is a group of local businesses who help each other grow. For more information, call Patti Brown at (302) 448-5047.
- Quilters group — Community Lutheran Church has a quilters group that meets every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. All are welcome, and no experience is needed. Bring a bag lunch, and stay for the fun. For more information, call the church at (302) 732-1156.
- AA group — AA meets every Monday night in the Community Lutheran Church fellowship hall at 8 p.m. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at (302) 732-1156.
- Bible study — Bible study is being held every Monday in the fellowship hall of Community Lutheran Church at noon. For more information, call the church at (302) 732-1156.
- Sons of Italy — The Sons of Italy in Ocean City, Md. is a fraternal organization accepting new members. The group meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Knights of Columbus Hall behind St. Luke’s Church in Ocean City at 7 p.m. For more information, call Rita Tindall at (410) 208-9698.
- Beach ministry — The United Methodist Churches of the greater Ocean View area have begun their annual Beach Ministry. Anyone is welcome to join in at the Campbell Place beach access in Bethany Beach on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Don Schell at 539-9077.
- Civic club — The Women’s Civic Club of Bethany Beach meets on the second Thursday of the month (excluding December, February, May-August) at South Coastal Library Refreshments are served at 9:30 a.m. and the business meeting at 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Andrea at 541-4751.
- Doric Lodge — Doric Lodge No. 30 A.F. and A.M. meets at the Millville Masonic Temple on the first and third Mondays of the month at 7:30 p.m.
- Selbyville Bible Study — The Amazing Collection: Bible Study for Women will meet at Peninsula Community Church in Selbyville on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call Elaine Hughes at 537-1724 or Bonnie Maull at (302) 436-5268.
- Keenwick Bible Study — The Amazing Collection: Bible Study for Women will meet at the Keenwick Sound Clubhouse on Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. For more information, call Sherry Deebo at (302) 436-0920.
- Georgetown Bible Study — The Amazing Collection: Bible Study for Women will meet at Cinderberry Georgetown on Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call Jeanne Fallon at (302) 253-0680.
- Rotary meets — The Southern Sussex Delaware Rotary Club meets each Thursday at Brandywine Assisted Living at 7:30 a.m. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about the organization. For more information, call Brendan at (302) 858-3234 or go to their Website at www.southernsussexrotary.org.
- Poker at beach — Poker at the Beach in Rehoboth hosts charitable gaming nights for 27 different Sussex County non-profit organizations six days a week. Games include $1-$2 No Limit Texas Hold’em and Blackjack. For more information, call (302) 227-3282.
- Fit for Christ — “Get Fit for Christ” exercise classes are held at Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View. They include “Tuning Up the Temple” on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 10 a.m.(These are session-based, so call Carol at (302) 829-8759 to find the details.) There are also Zumba Gold classes on Mondays at 4:30 p.m. This costs $4 a class. A new Zumba class was announced for Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. All classes are open to the community, and all are welcome.
- Beach singles — Beach Singles 45 plus meets every Thursday for Happy Hour at 4 p.m. at Harpoon Hanna’s. For more information, call Arlene at (302) 436-9577.
- Youth group — We are Zeke 37 meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville. For more information, visit www.sumc.com/zeke-37-youth.
- Food pantry — The Community Food Pantry will be open for food distribution on the third Saturday of every month through May, starting at 9 a.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, in Selbyville. The area covered includes south of the Indian River Inlet bridge to Fenwick Island, west to Selbyville and north to Dagsboro. A $3 donation per household is requested. For more information, call (302) 436-4118.
- Nature center — The Bethany Beach Nature Center holds youth programs every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. These includes stories, discussion and craft/activity. All ages are welcome, and the programs are free. They run rain or shine. For more information, call 537-7680.
- Samaritan thrift — Samaritan Thrift Shop, a local mission of St. Mathew’s By the Sea is located in the Williamsville Industrial Park in Selbyville, and operates Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Donations are greatly appreciated during hours of operation. Cash proceeds are donated to local agencies to help supplement hunger relief.
- Senior singles — The Senior Single Mingles Club, for single men and women 50+, meets the third Friday of each month. Come at noon for lunch, meet the members and review the group’s calendar of events. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. Membership is $10 per year. For more information, call Janice Oden at (302) 841-0117 or Kathy at 541-0711.
- Sussex stitchers — Sussex Stitchers by the Sea, a group of ladies who enjoy stitching, will meet each month at South Coastal Library. Their needlework involves various techniques — embroidery, crewel, cross-stitch, smocking, knitting, quilting, etc. All levels are welcome. For more information, call (410) 208-9386 or (302) 893-3207.
- Emergency food — The Community Lutheran Church has an emergency food service, providing food for families in need. The church is located at Omar Road and Route 20. For more information, call the church between 9 a.m. and noon, Monday through Thursday, at (302) 732-1156.
- Community soup — The new community soup ministry, Feed my Sheep, is hosted in the Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church social hall every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcomed to come enjoy a bowl of soup.
- Coffeehouse worship — The Higher Grounds contemporary worship service is held each Sunday morning at St. George’s United Methodist Church at 9 a.m. All are welcome; come as you are. For more information, call Pastor Randy at 539-7040.
- Gamblers anonymous — Gamblers Anonymous meets at St. Martha’s Episcopal Church every Monday at 7 p.m. For more information, call (302) 228-3624.
- AARP book club — The South Coastal DE Chapter 5226 of AARP is presenting an AARP Book Club at the South Coastal Library on the first Thursday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. All are welcome, and there is no need to sign up first. For more information, call Anita Angeny at 537-6353 or Virginia Nee at 539-4969.
- Socrates café — The Bethany Beach Christian Church is sponsoring the Socrates Café, a group of individuals from different backgrounds discussing philosophical ideas, at South Coastal Library on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 537-9417 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Freewrites scheduled — The Rehoboth Beach Writers Guild is holding freewrites at various locations through the area. There is one at the Rehoboth Beach library (use the back door) on Saturdays and Mondays, from 8 to 10 a.m. The Lewes library holds one on Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The Super G in Millville’s conference room hosts a freewrite on Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. On the third Thursday of each month, the Rehoboth Beach Art League will host a freewrite from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
- CPR?Classes — The American Heart Association will offer CPR/AED, BLS?and First Aid courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and some Saturdays, at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Call (302) 462-5594 for more information or to sign up, or visit www.cprdelaware.com.
- Marine corps league — The First State Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets at the VFW Post 8296 in Ocean City, Md., on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. They are involved in local civic, patriotic and charitable events in the community and raise funds for a variety of charities, including the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. For more information, call (302) 988-1056.
- Celebrate recovery — The River Church in Roxana is holding Celebrate Recovery every Thursday at 6 p.m. Those suffering from nearly any addiction can come learn how Christ can transform their lives. There will be dinner, worship, group learning, separate women’s and men’s groups and social time. For more information, call (302) 258-5583.
- Fried chicken — The East Sussex Moose Lodge in Roxana will offer a fried chicken special every Wednesday for members and qualified guests only.
- Nar-anon group — Nar-Anon is a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else’s addiction. There will be a Nar-Anon Family Group meeting at Ocean View Presbyterian Church on Wednesday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Wanda at (302) 462-6111 or Kathy at (302) 858-2528.
- Republicans meet — The 38th District Republican Club meets the fourth Monday of the month at South Coastal Library from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The meeting is open to all and is free. Annual dues are $20. A monthly guest speaker is featured, as well as legislative updates from Rep. Ron Gray and Sen. Gerald Hocker. Light refreshments are served.
- Spiritual book discussion — Metaphysics, spirituality and self-awareness are among the topics of book discussion groups now being offered in the area. The groups meet on Tuesdays at the Long Neck Cheer Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at the Spiritual Learning Center in Long Neck, 7-9 p.m.; and Thursdays at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More information is available online at www.metaphysicalfoodforthought.com.
- Metaphysical Bible study — A Metaphysical Bible Study is being held at the Spiritual Learning Center in Long Neck on the first and third Sundays of each month, 6-8 p.m. The class looks at what the Bible says by looking at the underlying ideas behind the words, as well as the cultural background of the times. For more information, visit www.metaphysicalfoodforthought.com.
- Al-Anon — Al-Anon is a support group for the families and friends of alcoholics. Meetings are held every Tuesday, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Ocean View Presbyterian Church. For more meeting times and places, visit www.marydelalanon.org.
- Inland bays — The Inland Bays Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to cleaning the waters of Delaware’s Inland Bays, meets on the second Wednesday of each month at South Coastal Library at 4 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call the public information coordinator at (302) 296-7800, visit them on the Facebook page or online at www.inlandbaysfoundation.org.
- Yard sale shop — Dagsboro Church of God, on Route 113, is hosting a Yard Sale Shop every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
- Legion barbecue — Dagsboro American Legion Post 24 holds its weekly barbecue next to Bodie’s in Dagsboro every Saturday through Sept. 6, starting at 9 a.m. They will serve chicken or ribs, with a roll, pickle slice and chips. Soda and water are also available. For more information, call (302) 542-7244.
- Jeep club — The Salted Rim Jeep Club, from Ocean View, meets the first Thursday of each month with impromptu meetings on the beach, and at other events and fundraisers. For more information, find them on Facebook.
- Aging faithfully — An event for seniors, “Aging Faithfully,” is held the second Tuesday of each month at Wesley Hall at Millville United Methodist Church from 9:30 a.m. to noon. There will be light refreshments and “Cookie” Bingo, followed by a sing-a-long. Parking is available behind the church and hall.
- Town museum — The Town of Millsboro Museum is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and every third Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visits to the museum are free.
- Lapsit program — The Frankford Public Library has a lapsit program for children ages birth to 24 months old, every Wednesday at 11 a.m. This is an interactive program that features board books, songs, rythm and rhyme. Children ages 2 to 5, and their parents and caregivers, are invited to come Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m. for stories, crafts, movement and more. For more information, ask at the circulation desk or call (302) 732-9351.
- Bingo night — The Fraternal Order of Eagles Club #4528 in Millville is hosting Bingo every Monday night at 5:30 p.m. There is also Bingo on Thursdays, from 2 to 4 p.m. This is open to the public.
- Trail day — The Friends of Holts Landing State Park is holding a Trail Day on the second Saturday of every month from October through May. People can meet at the park from 9 to 11 a.m. All visitors are welcome. For more information, call Chuck Schonder at (703) 881-2491.
- Queen of hearts — The Fraternal Order of Eagles Club #4528 in Millville is hosting a Queen of Hearts drawing every Tuesday at 8 p.m. Members only.
- Breakfast buffet — The Selbyville Colunteer Fire Co. will have a breakfast buffet the first Sunday of every month from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children.
- Dinner specials — The Fraternal Order of Eagles Club #4528 in Millville is having dinner specials every Friday and Saturday night from 4 to 8 p.m. This is open to the public.
- Line dancing — The Fraternal Order of Eagles Club #4528 is hosting line dancing every Sunday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Guests can come early and have dinner.