Calendar

Feb. 27

Coastal Climate Conversation — On Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach will host Coastal Climate Conversations, “Flooding, Rain Bombs & Ocean Rise,” with presenters from the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, the Climate Reality Project, Citizens Climate Lobby, the Salt & Light Ministries, and Delaware Interfaith Power & Light. The groups will receive and offer ideas about what people can do, and what municipalities could do to protect properties and wildlife, water and the environment. For more information, call Howard Boyd at (302) 537-1244.

Adult Book Club — The Selbyville Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. will host its Adult Book Club, dealing with the February book “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn. Copies can be picked up at the library. For more information, visit selbyvillelibrary.org or call (302) 436-8195.

Comic Book Trivia Night — The Frankford Public Library will host a Comic Book Trivia Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. Children, families, teens and tweens can form teams and compete for prizes. The event is hosted by Bethany Beach Comics & Gaming.

 

Feb. 28

African American history film — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 28 from 2 to 4:15 p.m. will host an African American history-focused movie, rated PG-13 (call the library for the film title). The event is free, including popcorn. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

League of Women Voters Fun Lunch — The League of Women Voters of Sussex County will hold their next Fun Lunch from noon to 2 p.m. on Feb. 28, at Bluecoast Rehoboth, 30115 Veterans Way, Rehoboth Beach. For reservations go https://www.eventbrite.com/e/february-fun-lunch-tickets-92292020919, or go to www.sussexlwv.org for more information.

Gentle Yoga at the library — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 28 from 9 to 10 a.m. will host Gentle Yoga, with RYS 200-certified yoga instructor Myra Stock, including simple exercises that focus on developing balance and flexibility while coordinating movements with breathing. Participants should bring their own yoga mat and towel. The event is free, but pre-registration is requested. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Seascape with alcohol ink — The Greater Millsboro Art League will host a “Get Creative with Barb Bufford” class on Friday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This month’s project is a seascape in alcohol ink. No experience or supplies are necessary. Participants may bring an adult beverage. Light snacks will be provided. The cost is $20 for members or $25 for non-members. Registration can be done in advance online at www.millsboroartleague.org or at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m.

 

Feb. 28-29

Possum Point Players auditions — The Possum Point Players will hold open auditions for the spring fundraiser event, “All the Fixin’s: Barbeque, Broadway, Country & Blues” on Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 29, at 10 a.m. Co-directors Doug Yetter and Donna De Kuyper will host the auditions at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. Singers should prepare 32 bars of a contemporary country or classic blues song. They can bring a CD or digital accompaniment, or bring sheet music in their key for the in-house accompanist. The show date will be May 3. For more details, visit www.possumpointplayers.org or call (302) 856-3460.

 

Feb. 29

Homemade Soup Sale — Roxana Zion United Methodist Church will host its Homemade Soup Sale, Bake Sale & Yard Sale on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church at 35914 Zion Church Road, Frankford. On offer will be homemade vegetable beef, chicken noodle and bean soups, as well as hotdogs, chips and drinks, and the bake-sale items. In addition to lunch offerings, soup can be purchased by the pint or quart to take home, at $8 per quart or $4 per pint. For more information, call Charlotte Whalen at (302) 539-5107.

English conversation — The Selbyville Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 29, will host ESL, a free informal conversational English session for speakers of all abilities and primary languages. All are welcome to join the holiday celebration after class. For more information or to register, call (302) 436-8195.

Lego Club in Bethany — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 29 from 1 to 2 p.m. will host Lego Club, with a unique theme each session and Legos provided. The free event is designed for kids ages 7 to 11. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Black History Culture Day at CHEER — CHEER will host a Black History Culture Day on Saturday, Feb. 29, in the Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center, located at 20520 Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to the public and is free of charge. There will be displays from local organizations and speakers who will aim to bring Black history culture to life. For more information, contact Sandy Baynard at (302) 515-3066 or Walt Koopman at (302) 945-7122, or email sbaynard@cheerde.com.

Delmarva Kids Expo — The fifth annual Delmarva Kids Expo will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Md., on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event brings together family-friendly businesses, non-profits and other community resource tools in one location, including schools and daycares, summer camps, pediatricians, sports/dance/cheer clubs and facilities, tutoring, photographers, birthday party, pregnancy and new-parent resources, and more. While parents, grandparents and parents-to-be explore the resources available, children can enjoy games, bouncing and interactive demos. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Advance discounted tickets available for a limited time online at delmarvakidsexpo.ticketleap.com/2020/. Admission costs at the door is $5 for adults and $2 for children 2 or older. For more information, email delmarvakidsexpo@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/DelmarvaKidsExpo.

 

March 2

Optimist Club to meet — The Optimist Club of Sussex County meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month, September through May, at J.D. Shuckers in Georgetown. All Sussex County residents who would like to promote optimism and help children develop to their full potential are being invited to join. For more information, Sussexoptimist@gmail.com.

‘The Lorax’ and craft — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Monday, March 2, at 6 p.m., will host a showing of “The Lorax” and a craft based on the movie. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Chess Club at the library — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Mondays, March 2 and 16, at 4:30 p.m. will host its Chess Club for students from kindergarten to 12th grade to play or learn to play chess with others. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

‘One Fish, Two Fish’ for Seuss day — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Monday, March 2, at 11 a.m. will host a celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America, with a reading of “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” and a craft to go along with the book. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Plant, Eat & Be Merry — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 2 from 2 to 3 p.m. will host Plant, Eat & Be Merry, offering people the chance to learn the basics of vegetable gardening with Master Gardeners Gaye and Maureen. The class is free, and pre-registration is not required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Intro to Mac, Part 1 — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 2 from 10:30 a.m. to noon will host Intro to Mac, Part 1 of 2, offering the chance to learn from computer expert Dru Moggie how to use a Mac laptop or desktop. Attendees may bring their fully-charged and registered MacBook and their Apple ID and password, if they like, but the class is designed as a large group demonstration class. Part 2 will be on March 9. The class is free, but pre-registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 3

Women’s suffrage panel — To celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation will host a speaker panel on Tuesday, March 3, at 1 p.m. at Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus, Arts & Science Center theater, Georgetown. Speakers will discuss the ratification’s impact and aftermath, as well as the next 100 years for women and the U.S. Speakers include David Young of the Delaware Historical Society; Erin Zoranski of Del Tech; Mryna Nurse of Delaware State University; and Dick Carter and Reba Hollingsworth, vice-chair of the Delaware Heritage Commission. Event is free and open to the public. Details are online at https://freemanstage.org.

PAL Seuss & Oobleck — T\The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on March 3 at 5 p.m. will host its Playing And Learning club (PAL), with the theme of Oobleck Science, as they read Dr. Seuss’ “Bartholomew & the Oobleck” and make green Oobleck slime. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

‘Votes for Women’ speakers panel — On Tuesday, March 3, the Freeman Stage will host a speakers panel, “Votes for Women 100 Years Later and Beyond,” at 1 p.m., at Delaware Technical Community College, 21179 College Drive, Georgetown. Voter registration will be offered by League of Women Voters of Sussex County. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit freemanstage.org or sussexlwv.org.

Crosswords & Coloring Club — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 3 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will host Coleen’s Crosswords & Coloring Club, a chance for people 18 or older to socialize and relax while they color or solve a crossword puzzle. All materials are provided, or attendees can bring their own. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Zumba @ the Library — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 3 from 4 to 5 p.m. will host Zumba @ the Library, with instructors Johanna and Linda offering a free one-hour Zumba Class. No pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 4

Dine-and-donate at Hooked Up — The Selbyville Community Club will be the beneficiary of a March 4 dine-and-donate at Hooked Up in Millville, from 5 to 8 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from food purchased will be donated to support the club’s programs in art and education, and its scholarship fund.

PAL Stuffed Animal Sleepover — T\The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on March 4 at 4 p.m. will host its Playing And Learning club (PAL), with the theme of Stuffed Animal Sleepover, as attendees wear their pajamas and bring a stuffed animal to the library for storytime. All of the animals will spend the night at the library and can be picked up the next day, when the library’s Facebook page will show what mischief they got into. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Gentle Yoga at the lilbrary  — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 4 from 3 to 4 p.m. will host Gentle Yoga, as RYS 200-certified yoga instructor Myrna Stock leads a one-hour gentle yoga class, including simple exercises that focus on developing balance and flexibility while coordinating movements with breathing. Participants should bring their own yoga mat or beach towel. The class is free, and pre-registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Healthy Living with Pain, Part 1 — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 4 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. will host Healthy Living with Pain, Part 1 of 6, the first installment in a free six-week workshop offered by Beebe Healthcare that is designed to help adults who are living with chronic pain take charge ofo their health and life. Adult caregivers are also welcome to attend. The event is free, but pre-registration is required, online at https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/6436018. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 5

Shellfish Growers Forum — The Delaware Shellfish Growers Forum is intended as a meeting for current shellfish aquaculturists and those interested in starting a shellfish aquaculture business to share ideas with each other and with state regulatory agencies. They will meet on Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m., at the University of Delaware, 104 Cannon Laboratory, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, followed by the 8 p.m. business meeting of the Delaware Aquaculture Association (DAA). Membership is open to anyone interested in the advancement of aquaculture in Delaware, such as fish and shellfish producers, researchers, extension contacts, teachers, students and more. Details are online at www.deseagrant.org/events-all.

PAL making Flip Flop Puppets — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on March 5 at 4 p.m. will host its Playing And Learning club (PAL), with the theme of Flip Flop Puppets. After a reading of Dr. Seuss’ “The Foot Book,” participants will make puppets out of yarn, googly eyes and flip-flops. Space is limited. To register or for more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Dine-and-donate at Fins — The Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will hold a dine-and-donate at Fins Ale House & Raw Bar near Bethany Beach on Thursday, March 5, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the local community. The evening will include food, drinks and a 50/50 raffle.

Presidential First Ladies, Part 1 — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 5 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. will host Presidential First Ladies, Part 1 of 3, as Bill Gudelunas presents the first in a three-part lecture on the influential presence and contributions of U.S. first ladies. Parts 2 and 3 will be on March 12 and 19, respectively, and attendees are being encouraged to attend all three parts but are not required to do so. The event is free, and no pre-registration is required, but attendees are being encouraged to arrive early and consider carpooling, as parking and seating are limited. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Foil art class — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 5 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. will host Pam’s Craft Club, as participants make colorful foil art with artisan Pam Miller. The class is free, with all materials provided, but pre-registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Historical society dine-and-donate — Northeast Seafood Kitchen in Ocean View will host a dine-and-donate event on Thursday, March 5, from 5 p.m. to closing, with a portion of dinner proceeds to be donated to support the Ocean View Historical Society, which runs the Coastal Towns Historic Village in Ocean View.

 

March 5-8

Ocean City Film Festival — The Fourth Annual Ocean City (Md.) Film Festival will return on March 5-8. Films will be screened at various locations, with parties and networking functions every evening, including the closing-night awards ceremony. The festival promotes and prioritizes uniqueness and diversity in its selections. Tickets details are online at www.ocmdfilmfestival.com.

 

March 6

GOP dinner party — The 41st District Republican Club and PAC will host a Marching to GOP Victory Dinner Party on Friday, March 6, at The Landing (Plantation Lakes Clubhouse), near Millsboro, with a “meet-and-mingle” at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The cost is $40 per person (make checks payable to 41st District Republican Club and PAC, P.O. Box 867, Millsboro, DE 19966, and write “March Dinner” and number attending on the memo line of the check). The deadline to sign up is Feb. 21. The buffet dinner includes top-round beef au jus, fried chicken, roasted potatoes, green beans, warm rolls and butter, cheesecake, chocolate cake, water, iced tea, coffee and cash bar. For more information, contact Bob Latshaw at (215) 767-3006 or contact41stdeclub@gmail.com.

Bonus Friday-night oysters — The Frankford Volunteer Fire Company will serve its Friday-night oysters, sandwiches and more (typically seen in autumn) on the first Fridays of February, March and April.

Friday Night Freeze — Middle-schoolers can put a freeze on the video games and the phones for a night of fun with friends. The Friday Night Freeze returns to the gymnasium at Ocean View Church of Christ from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 21, March 6 and March 20. Students grades 6 to 8 can enjoy a free night of pizza, music, sports and games, hosted by the church, the Ocean View Police Department and the Ball 4 All Foundation. For details, email ball4allfoundation@gmail.com. Registration is required for each night and can be done online at http://business.bethany-fenwick.org/events.

Fenwick First Friday — Local businesses will host specials and discounts for shoppers around Fenwick Island on Fenwick First Friday. Store specials and participating locations are online at http://business.bethany-fenwick.org/events.

Book Circle — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Friday, March 6, from 1 to 2 p.m. will host its Book Circle, with a discussion of “What She Left Behind” by Ellen Marie Wiseman. The April book will be “The Chaperone” by Laura Moriarty. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Family Fun Night at the MAL — The Greater Millsboro Art League will host Family Fun Night on Friday, March 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.millsboroartleague.org or call (302) 934-6440.

Gentle Yoga at the lilbrary  — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 6 from 9 to 10 a.m. will host Gentle Yoga, as RYS 200-certified yoga instructor Myrna Stock leads a one-hour gentle yoga class, including simple exercises that focus on developing balance and flexibility while coordinating movements with breathing. Participants should bring their own yoga mat or beach towel. The class is free, and pre-registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Art league, quilt guild quarter auction — The Greater Millsboro Art League (GMAL) and Ocean Waves Quilt Show will host a Quarter Auction featuring thousands of dollars in prizes from local businesses and organizations on Friday, March 6, at the Millsboro fire hall, 109 E. State Street, Millsboro, from 5 to 9 p.m.  Bidding begins at 6 p.m. Pre-ordered paddles cost $25 and pre-ordered All-In paddles cost $50. Guests pay $35 for paddles or $60 for All-In paddles at the door. To reserve your individual paddles or to reserve a table of eight, call the Greater Millsboro Art League at (302) 934-6440. For information on the league, their offerings and to view their calendar, visit www.MillsboroArtLeague.org or call Debra at (302) 228-9798.

Gentle Yoga at the lilbrary  — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 6 from 7:30 to 8 a.m. will host Gentle Yoga, as RYS 200-certified yoga instructor Myrna Stock leads a one-hour gentle yoga class, including simple exercises that focus on developing balance and flexibility while coordinating movements with breathing. Participants should bring their own yoga mat or beach towel. The class is free, and pre-registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Crepes cooking class — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 6 from 2 to 3 p.m. will host a cooking class with chef Charles Oppman, demonstrating how to make different types of crepes. The class includes handouts, a small tasting and a door-prize raffle. The event is free, and no pre-registration is required, but attendees are being encouraged to arrive early and consider carpooling, as parking and seating are limited. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 7

Basic Boating Course in Lewes — U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 053-12-02 5 NR in Lewes will offer Delaware Basic Boating Course on Saturdays, March 7, April 4 and June 20, at the DNREC building at 901 Pilottown Road, Lewes. The cost is $10 per person. The training is an eight-hour one-day course. Registration at the door begins at 8 a.m., and class starts at 8:30 a.m., ending at 4:30 p.m. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Safe Boating Certificate. All materials will be provided. Attendees should bring a bag lunch. A boater education course is required for anyone born after Jan. 1, 1978, in order to operate a motorized boat or personal watercraft on Delaware waters. Interested participants should email safeboat12.02@gmail.com or call Norman Stein at (302) 966-0078.

CHEER Spring Craft & Hobby Show — CHEER Inc. will host its annual Spring Craft & Hobby Show on Saturday, March 7, at the Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, off Route 9, east of Georgetown. The show will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and is open free to the public. Merchandise ranges from books, baseball cards, toys, woodworking and T-shirts to leather goods, magazines, antiques, military memorabilia, jewelry and more. Vendors who wish to participate can contact Carmel Rickenbach at (302) 515-3048 or email her at crickenbach@cheerde.com; 8-foot tables start at $35.

Basic Boating Course — The South Bethany Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host a Basic Boating Course at South Bethany Town Hall on March 7 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $10, and satisfactory completion results in a Delaware Boating Certificate. For more information or to register, call (302) 537-7845.

Gardening 101 — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Saturday, March 7, at 11 a.m. will host Gardening 101, as representatives of the Inland Bays Garden Center speak about best garden practices. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Volunteer Fair — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 7 from 10 a.m. to noon will host a volunteer fair, offering the chance for would-be volunteers to meet and talk with representatives from 20 local organizations about upcoming and ongoing volunteer opportunities in the community. For a list of participating organizations, visit: https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/6436373. The event is free, and no pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

French conversation group — The French Table, an informal group, will get together for a Dutch-treat lunch at noon on Saturday, March 7, at the Summer House restaurant, 228 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach. Anyone interested in French conversation is welcome to participate. For reservation, call (302) 226-0620.

IR Band Booster Bingo — The 12th annual IR Band Booster Bingo will be held Saturday, March 7, at the Millville fire hall. The bingo game will also include raffle drawings, a 50/50 drawing, lollipop tree, concessions and more. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 day-of. Proceeds will benefit the performing arts at Indian River High School.

 

March 8

Delaware Politics 101 — The Delaware Politics 101 forum is an interactive discussion providing the basic knowledge of Delaware’s local and state government structure and functions on Saturday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach. Guests will learn who’s who and what’s what in Delaware state and local government, with a focus on Eastern Sussex County. This event is cosponsored by the Shore Democrats/38th Representative District Democrats and the Women’s March Sussex. Pre-registration is required, with a limit of 80 attendees, and can be done online at www.eventbrite.com/e/delaware-politics-101-tickets-94265443479. For more details, email education@womensmarchsussex.com.

International Women’s Day march — To celebrate International Women’s Day and the centennial of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, the Freeman Stage will host a celebratory march at The Circle in Georgetown to honor all women on Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public (adults and children), and will commemorate the suffragettes who marched for women to have the right to vote. Attendees can carry signs or wear the colors of the American suffragettes (white, purple and yellow).

 

March 9

PAWS for reading — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Monday, March 9 and 23, from 5 to 6 p.m. will host PAWS, as children read to trained literacy dogs to improve and practice their literacy skills. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Toy Time at the library — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Monday, March 9, at 11 a.m. will host Toy Time, giving kids a chance to pay with trains, cars, blocks and Legos. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Monday Movie Matinee — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. will host a Monday Movie Matinee, featuring a showing of a PG-13 legal drama on the library’s big screen, with free popcorn. No pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Armchair Traveler: Sri Lanka  — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. will host Armchair Traveler, as Aruni offers the chance to “travel” to Sri Lanka right from a seat in the library, including about her experiences growing up there, her recent travels back there and popular tourist attractions. The event is free, but pre-registration is appreciated. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Intro to Mac, Part 2  — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 9 from 10:30 a.m. to noon will host Intro to Mac, Part 2 of 2, offering the chance to learn from computer expert Dru Moggie how to use a Mac laptop or desktop. Attendees may bring their fully-charged and registered MacBook and their Apple ID and password, if they like, but the class is designed as a large group demonstration class. Part 2 will be on March 9. The class is free, but pre-registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 10

Teen/Tween Game Night — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Tuesday, March 10, will host Teen/Tween Game Night, at 6 p.m. Board games, giant Jenga and Wii will be on offer. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Inland Bays Foundation to meet — Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse will speak at the monthly meeting of the Inland Bays Foundation on Tuesday, March 10, at 4:30 p.m. at the South Coastal Library. He will discuss Delaware’s cover-crop program and other efforts. Details at https://inlandbaysfoundation.org.

Teen/Tween Game Night — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Tuesday, March 10, at 6 p.m., will host Teen/Tween Game Night, featuring board games, giant games such as Jenga, and Wii. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Salisbury Ski Club meeting — The Salisbury Ski Club’s March meeting will be at Taylor's Neighborhood Restaurant in Ocean Pines, Md., on Tuesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (302) 539-3678 or visit the Salisbury Ski Club page on Facebook. All are welcome.

 

March 11

Monotheistic religions series — St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in Bethany Beach will sponsor a three-part program on the great monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, March 11, 18 and 25. The program will be held in the parish hall of St. Martha’s Church, 117 Maplewood Street, Bethany Beach. Led by Len Bowman, the interactive multi-media discussion will focus on how God is understood in the Hebrew scriptures, the Christian gospels and the Qu’ran of Islam. Bowman holds a doctorate in religion and literature. The program is free and open to the public, and does not require registration.

State police Year in Review in Millville — The Delaware State Police Troop 4 leadership will be hosting its annual public “Year in Review” for 2019 on Wednesday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at Millville Town Hall, 36404 Club House Road, Millville. Officers will explain how Troop 4 serves central and southern Sussex County; the rates of crime, vehicle crashes and investigative clearances for 2019; and new enforcement plans for 2020. The meeting is open to the general public.

Scraps to Crafts — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. will host Scraps to Crafts, as Rachel and Kristin guide participants in making making glass jar soap dispensers. The class is free, with all materials provided, but registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Happy Bookers discussion — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 11 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will host its Happy Bookers discussion group for a discussion of Tana French’s “Into the Woods.” The event is free, and pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Visit the library to get a copy of the Reading Guide and pick up or request a copy of the book. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Healthy Living with Pain, Part 2 — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 4 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. will host Healthy Living with Pain, Part 2 of 6, the first installment in a free six-week workshop offered by Beebe Healthcare that is designed to help adults who are living with chronic pain take charge ofo their health and life. Adult caregivers are also welcome to attend. The event is free, but pre-registration is required, online at https://delawarelibraries.libcal.com/event/6436018. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Acrylic art class — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. will host an acrylic art class with Barbarann Fagley. The event is free, with all materials provided, but pre-registration is limited and required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

PAL Club GoldieBlox  — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on March 11 at 4 p.m. will host its Playing And Learning (PAL) Club, this session featuring GoldieBlox interactive toys, which will be used to construct movie theaters and dunk tanks. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Infant/Toddler Storytime — The Frankford Public Library at 8 Main Street, Frankford, on Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m. will host Infant/Toddler Storytime for children through age 2 and their caregivers. For more information, visit www.frankford.lib.de.us or call (302) 732-9351.

Naval ships named Delaware  — Dick Carter, Delaware historian and author of three books will speak on “A History of American Naval Ships named Delaware: Those who built them and sailed in them, their lives and times,” on Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at Ocean View Presbyterian Church, 67 Central Ave., Ocean View. The lecture is free for Ocean View Historical Society members and costs $5 for others.  Light refreshments will be served, and free parking is available in the church lot and along surrounding streets. The lecture is sponsored by the Coastal Towns Historic Village in Ocean View.

 

March 12

International Women’s Day event — Girl Scout Troop 045 of Ocean View will host an International Woman’s Day Celebration event on March 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Cripple Creek Country Club near Dagsboro. A tea party-style dinner will include scone, soup, tea sandwiches and mini-desserts. Guest speakers will include Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long, GSCB CEO Claudia Porretti and Dr. Jacquelyn Wilson. The cost is $30 per ticket, which can be purchased by calling Laura at (302) 344-1441. Proceeds benefit Troop 045.

Calligraphy class at MAL — The Greater Millsboro Art League will host Calligraphy with Tom Keeley, a six-hour c