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 darin.mccann@coastalpoint.com.


Feb. 5

Laughter yoga — Laughter Yoga is held the first Friday of each month at the Lewes Public Library, on the second floor. Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Michele Buckler teaches groups how to use laughter to release stress and find happiness. For more information, go towww.wellnesslaughter.com/wellness-events.html.

 

Feb. 6

Super Saturday — The Men’s Ministry of Peninsula Community Church will host Super Saturday on Feb. 6 at 7:30 a.m. at the church in Selbyville, featuring a video of top Super Bowl players sharing their testimonies on the unseen move of God in their lives. Free breakfast will be offered to attendees. For more information, contact the church at (302) 436-4522, revodom@aol.com or pccministry.org.

Wetlands Day  — A World Wetlands Day Celebration will be part of the Kidz Nature Adventure at Bethany Beach Nature Center on Feb. 6, starting at 10:30 a.m., rain or shine.

Golf clinic — Sussex County Habitat for Humanity will be holding its fourth annual Winter Golf Clinic on Feb. 6 at Delmarva Christian High School in Georgetown. The clinic has sold out both the morning (9-11) and afternoon (12-2) sessions each year.  Area golf professionals will man stations for full-swing, chipping, and putting instruction.  Participants include men, women and youth golfers.  The event supports the Walt Jones Project, which combines to annually raise $40,000 to $50,000 toward the building of a new home. The cost for the clinic is $45 per adult, $35 per child 8-17 (must be accompanied by an adult). Participants should bring their own clubs for this indoor event. Snacks will be available for purchase, as well as raffles and information on local courses and memberships. Visit www.sussexcountyhabitat.org to register. For more information, email AR@sussexcountyhabitat.org or call (302) 855-1153, ext. 209.

Indoor yard sale — On Saturday, Feb. 6, the Bishopville (Md.)?Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold an indoor yard sale at the Main Street station from 7 a.m. to noon. Tables cost $15 each or $25 for two. Breakfast sandwiches will be available. Call (443) 235-2926 to reserve table space.

Karaoke Contest — Amvets Post 2, at 32592 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, will host its “Best of Delmarva” 2016 Karaoke Contest every Saturday for 12 weeks, beginning Feb. 6. Registration will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., with the contest beginning at 8 p.m. Prizes include $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $100 for third place. The contest is open to the public. For more information call Amvets at (302) 945-0406.

 

Feb. 7

Welcome new minister — Bethany Beach Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will be welcoming their new Capital Area regional minister, the Rev. Allen Harris, on Feb. 7 at their 9:30 a.m. church service. Harris will be bringing the message and also an update on the “State of the Region.” The community is being invited to attend. The service will be followed by an informal lunch.

 

Feb. 9

‘Viva Las Vegas’ — Relay for Life’s Team Muu-Muu will host a showing of “Viva Las Vegas,” starring Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret at the Clayton Theatre in Dagsboro on Tuesday, Feb. 9, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the film starting at 7 p.m. The cost is $10, and attendees can arrive early to participate in a 50/50, raffle and door prize drawings. For more information, call (302) 732-3744.

Socrates Café — Join people from varied backgrounds at the Bethany Beach Christian Church to discuss philosophical ideas from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The forum, sponsored by Bethany Beach Christian Church, is open to all and welcomes all questions and ideas. Contact Rose Mary Hendrix for more information, at Rm.hendrix@mchsi.com or (302) 537-9417.

Bake ’n’ Bling — The CHEER Coastal Leisure Center in Ocean View will hold a “Bake ’n’ Bling Sale” on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tracey’s Treasures will be selling scarves and jewelry, with 20 percent of proceeds to benefit the CHEER Center. For more information, call (302) 539-2671.

‘Whispers of angels’ — For Black History Month, “Whispers of Angels,” an award-winning documentary about the Underground Railroad, will be screened by the League of Women Voters of Sussex County and the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Beebe Medical Arts Building, McCurry Conference Room, on Route 24. The film, produced by Delaware-based production company Teleduction, tells the story about the legendary figures of the Underground Railroad and their activities in Maryland, Delaware and Philadelphia and will be followed by a discussion, led by Stell Parker Selby and Jo Klinge, linking the past with the present. Visit http://www.sussexlwv.org for more information.

 

Feb. 12

Valentine Dinner Dance — Southern Delaware Therapeutic Horseback Riding will present its third annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance on Feb. 12, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the CHEER?Center in Georgetown, featuring live music by The Funsters. The event includes a full dinner buffet, dessert and cash bar (adult reception), with tickets costing $50 per person. The event will also include silent and live auctions and a 50/50 raffle. Limited tickets are available, and tickets must be purchased by Feb. 5. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.sdtrhr.com or call (302) 542-4352.

Furniture Painting 101 —Jayne’s Reliable is hosting a hands-on lecture and demonstration on painting furniture with chalk-type paint. Class begins  at 6 p.m. The cost is $45, all supplies included. Call to register, at (302) 927-0049. Space is limited.

 

Feb. 12-13

Book sale — The Friends of the South Coastal Library Winter Book Sale will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the library, at 43 Kent Avenue in Bethany beach. All proceeds support and benefit the South Coastal Library and its services to the community. Payment is by cash or check only (no credit card sales). For more information, call (302) 539-5231.

 

Feb. 13

Valentine’s dance — The Georgetown Town Council and Mayor Bill West will sponsor a Valentine’s?Dinner Dance on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 5 to 9 p.m., to benefit CHEER’s Nutrition Program. The event will be held at 20520 Sand Hill Road in Georgetown. For more information, call Bill West at (302) 236-9955.

Inland Bays love — “Heart Our Inland Bays” will be the theme of the Kidz Nature Adventure at Bethany Beach Nature Center, starting at 10:30 a.m., rain or shine.

Lantern tour — Delaware Seashore State Park will offer the chance to step back in time Saturday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m., when visitors can experience the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum by lantern light. Interpreters in period dress will recount the daily lives, hardships and triumphs of those working for the United States Life-Saving Service. At the end of the night, participants will venture out onto the beach and hear tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred on those very beaches more than 100 years ago. The program fee is $10 per person, and pre-registration is required. Participants should dress for the weather. For more information or to register, contact the Indian River Life-Saving Station at (302) 227-6991 or visit www.destateparks.com.

Breakfast seminars — A series of free breakfast seminars will explore the three things that all happy people have in common and how to make them realities, led by the Rev. Bruce Miller at St. Matthews By-the-Sea fellowship hall at 1000 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, starting Feb. 13 and ending March 19. The breakfast, seminars and all materials are free. For more information or to register for the series, call (302) 537-1402, email SMBTS@verizon.net or stop by the St. Matthews By-the-Sea office at 1000 Coastal Highway in Fenwick Island.

Rescue speakeasy — A Speakeasy evening benefitting Grass Roots Rescue will be held Feb. 13 at Beach Time Distilling, 32191 Nassau Road, #5, Lewes, with a complimentary tasting, and $2 of every drink and bottle sold will be donated to the local rescue group. Roaring ’20s dress is encouraged. For more information, visit www.beachtimedistilling.com or call (302) 644-2850.

Sailor valentines — Delaware Seashore State Park will host a class Saturday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m., to create Sailor Valentines: a festive craft with historical ties. Sailor Valentines are uniquely hand-crafted boxes decorated with shell mosaics. In the 19th century, sailors would buy these gifts from exotic places and bring them home for their loved ones.  The fee for the program is $15, which includes all instruction and materials. The class is considered suitable for those 10 or older, and pre-registration is required. For more information or to pre-register, call (302) 227-6991 or visit  destateparks.com.

 

Feb. 16

Book Discussion — The AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Library 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. 16 is “The Children Act,” by Ian McEwan. All readers are welcome. For more information call Ada May at (302)?436-2981.

‘Bridesmaids’ date night — The Clayton Theatre will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 16, for the Sussex County Paramedics Association and the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, featuring a showing of the film “Bridesmaids,” rated R. Doors open 6 p.m., with the show at 7 p.m. Admission costs $10, and there will be a “Chinese auction,” door prizes and 50/50.

 

Feb. 17

Bride &?Groom night — The CHEER Community Center in Georgetown will host a Bride &?Groom’s Night Out, honoring the bride-to-be, her groom, friends and family, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. ?The evening will include entertainment, complimentary food, cash bar and door prizes/raffles. Admission costs $6 on the day of the event. Contact Judy at (302) 854-9500 for additional information.

Natural detox — Dr. Uday Jani will offer Natural Detoxification for Health on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Lewes Public Library, second floor, about natural ways to remove toxins. Jani is board-certified in internal medicine and integrative medicine. The session is from 3 to 4 p.m. For more information or to register, go to:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/

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Book discussion — The AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch’s American Library Notable Books discussion, held at the Selbyville Library on the third Tuesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m., on Feb. 16 will feature “The Children Act” by Ian McEwan. All readers are welcome. For more information, call Ada May at (302) 436-2981.

 

Feb. 18

Fort miles presentation — The Bethany Beach Cultural &?Historical Affairs Committee will host “Fort Miles:?Past,?Present, Future” with Dr. Gary Wray of the Fort Miles Historical Association on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at Bethany Beach Town Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Social Justice Speaker — The February meeting of the American Association of University Women will be held at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth Beach on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speaker will be Charlotte King, an organizer of the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice, who will address the state of social justice in Delaware. To prepare for the meeting, members may want to read “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.” For more information, contact Brenda at (302) 684-8716.

 

Feb. 20

Create a lively garden — The Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek will host “Creating a Lively Garden” on Feb. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Enrichment Center at East Coast Nursery. He will highlight plants that present multi-season interest to extend the gardening season and enrich wildlife habitat, as well as the importance of understanding each plant’s requirements for exposure and soil conditions, and deer resistance. The lecture is free to DBG?members and costs $15 for non-members.

Country casino gala — Denim & Diamonds—A Country Casino Gala, will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, from 6 p.m. to midnight, hosted by Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, featuring music, dancing, blackjack, poker, Texas Hold ’em, cash games, and live and silent auction. Tickets cost $45 in advance or $50 the door. For more information, email mbscasinonight@gmail.com or call (410) 208-1600.

South Bethany Potluck — South Bethany will host a town potluck supper on Saturday, Feb. 20, at South Bethany Town Hall, starting at 6 p.m. Coffee and cold beverages will be provided, but other drinks are “BYOB.” Everyone attending is being asked to contribute a dish, based on their last names, beginning with A-J (main dish), K-R (salad) and S-Z (dessert). Those planning to attend must RSVP to Lisa Saxton at saxtonln1@yahoo.com.

 

Feb. 22

Safe Boating Class — The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary (Indian River Flotilla, 12-09) will present a seven-week Boating Skills & Seamanship (BS&S) Course for recreational boaters starting on Monday, Feb. 22, at Short’s Marine, Long Neck Road in Millsboro. Classes are from 7 to 9 p.m. each Monday. Boaters born after Jan. 1, 1978, must take a safe boating course to operate a boat in Delaware. Similar requirements exist in Maryland and New Jersey. The cost is $35, which includes tuition, textbook and supporting materials. Additional family members pay $15 each. Call Andy Smith at (302) 537-2350 or (302) 381-3882 for more information or to enroll.

Wellness Workshop — The next Wellness Workshop begins Monday, Feb. 22, kicking off a series of four consecutive classes (Mondays, Feb. 22 and 29 and March 7 and 14, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.) that teach how to take charge of one’s health with a journey to wellness. Participants will learn the basics of healthy living, nutrition, exercise, stress management and a plan for living well, as well as information about making healthy choices, setting healthy goals and making a commitment to take action. Sessions are held at the Lewes Public Library, second floor, and are coordinated by integrative health specialist Cheyenne Luzader. To register, call (302) 645-3528.

 

Feb. 23

Paint furniture — Jayne’s Reliable is hosting a class for participants to bring their own small piece to work on. Participants will receive instruction and inspiration to paint their own piece of furniture using the shop’s paints and finishes. Class begins at 10 a.m. and lasts approximately four hours, with time for a lunch break. Participants should bring their own bag lunch. The cost is $95. Call to register at (302)?927-0049. Space is limited.

Socrates Café — Join people from varied backgrounds at the Bethany Beach Christian Church to discuss philosophical ideas from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The forum, sponsored by Bethany Beach Christian Church, is open to all and welcomes all questions and ideas. Contact Rose Mary Hendrix for more information, at Rm.hendrix@mchsi.com or (302) 537-9417.


CONTINUING EVENTS

  • 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 linda-berwick@comcast.net.
  • 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 al.rae@verizon.net.
  • 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 roywow@aol.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 rm.hendrix@mchsi.com.
  • 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.