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Memories of the community 08/17/22 | Cape Town Gazette

Weight loss, art groups meet at senior center

The Cape Henlopen Senior Center Weigh Down Club meets from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Fridays, except holidays and inclement weather. Members count calories and help each other achieve their individual weight loss goals. Weigh-in time is 8:30-9am, followed immediately by a 30-45 minute meeting. Participants pay $1.25 per week, but no annual fee. For more information, call 302-227-2055.

The center’s artistic group meets from 9:30 to 11:30 on Mondays. Anyone who loves art is welcome, whether experienced or intermediate level. Bringing their material, everyone works on their own project, whether in acrylic, watercolor or oil. Beginners who wish to learn to paint will be accompanied by a member of the group. There is no cost to participate in this group.

The Cape Henlopen Senior Center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at 11 Christian St., Rehoboth Beach. Membership is $30 per year and is open to anyone age 50 and older. To learn more, call 302-227-2055 or visit capehenlopenseniorcenter.org.

In-theatre recliner donation requests are due August 19

After 50 years in business, Sun & Surf Cinema in Ocean City, Maryland will be closing its doors on Monday, September 5. The theater will donate more than 200 used electric heated recliners to local community organizations and causes, such as first responders, mental health, education, housing and animal welfare. Representatives of interested organizations can learn more and sign up to donate at foxshowtimes.com/recliner-donations. The deadline to register is Friday, August 19. Seats are only available for use at organization facilities and are not for resale. Recipients will be notified by email of a pick-up date and time. Fox Theaters will continue to operate the Fox Gold Coast Theater behind the Gold Coast Mall at 11301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City.

Fundraiser for candidates on August 20 in Milton

A fundraising barbecue in support of Representative District 20 seat candidate Stell Parker Selby will be held from 5-9 p.m., Saturday, August 20, at 114 Milton Ellendale Highway, Milton.

$20 admission includes barbecue chicken dinner, drink and dessert with old school sounds. Participants must bring their own lawn chairs. The rain date is Saturday August 27th.

For more information, contact Jackie Brisco, 302-344-6500 or [email protected]

Back-to-school party at Solid Ground Church on August 21

Solid Ground Church will be hosting a back-to-school party from 1:30-3 p.m. on Sunday, August 21. Students can come receive a free backpack with school supplies and enjoy Rita’s water ice and face paint. Solid Ground Church is located at 33739 Marsh Road, Unit 2, Lewes.

Unitarian Universalists will meet on August 21

Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware will host an online and in-person service at 10 a.m., Sunday, August 21, for Express Yourself: T-Shirt Sunday, led by lay leaders Don Peterson and Rick Welk. Most people, especially Unitarian Universalists, enjoy expressing their feelings, passions, commitments, and especially their opinions. Participants are encouraged to wear a T-shirt that is meaningful to them. To register or access the live stream, go to uussd.org.

‘Night Of The Living Dead’ Virtual Musical Auditions To Be Held August 23rd

Milton Theater has announced a casting call for middle and high school students for “Night Of The Living Dead: The Musical Jr.” The musical is based on the cult classic film “Night of the Living Dead”. Show dates are Thursday through Sunday, October 27-29.

Auditions are virtual only, due Tuesday, August 23 at [email protected]

Submitted auditions must include 16 bars that show range, style and character consistent with the nature of the show. Singing with musical accompaniment is preferable to a capella voice. Talented young artists from across the region are invited to audition.

Rehearsals begin Sunday, October 9. For the cast of characters and a full rehearsal schedule, contact the Milton Theater at 302-684-3038 and visit miltontheatre.com.

Prime Timers happy hour will be on August 23

A local chapter of Prime Timers, a social group for single and dating gay men, ages 21 and older, will meet for happy hour from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, at Shrimpy’s Bar and Grill from the Midway Mall on Coastal Road north to Rehoboth Beach.

For those who would like to dine, it’s Shrimpy’s Pasta Night, with a choice of chicken, beef or seafood pasta dishes for $18. Just like happy hour in July, the social on August 23 will be conducive to meetings and exchanges. There will be no band or any kind of music. The organizers worked with management to improve the experience. More servers and a fully equipped kitchen will be at your disposal for faster and better service. Attendees will be able to order discounted drinks and pay for them at the bar.

Later this year, Coastal Delaware Prime Timers will offer a wider variety of events, based on member feedback.

To find out about upcoming events and send suggestions, send a name and email address to Frank at [email protected]

Jazz Funeral Auction to benefit the Red Cross on September 2

The Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral has selected the American Red Cross of Delmarva as the beneficiary of its silent auction to be held from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 2, at the Bethany Blues Restaurant, 6 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Beach of Bethany.

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in emergencies by harnessing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

To bid farewell to the traditional summer season, Bethany Beach Jazz’s funeral is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m., Labor Day Monday, September 5, on the Bethany Beach Boardwalk.

For more information, visit jazz-funeral.com.

The Women’s Club of Milton will meet on September 9

The Women’s Club of Milton will hold a general meeting of members from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9 at the Milton Public Library. Everyone is welcome. For more details, visit womensclubofmilton.org.

Legion Auxiliary to Host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on September 11

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will hold a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, September 11, at American Legion Post Pavilion 28, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro. The public is invited to join in this special day of commemoration. For more information, contact Beth at 302-381-3897.

Go The Distance 5K benefiting Ronald McDonald House on September 17

The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware will host the 11th annual Go The Distance Family Fun 5K event, scheduled for 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 17, at the Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant in Lewes. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Runners and walkers are welcome. The event will include a 5k run or walk, a Kiddie K for children aged 8 and under, face painting, a balloon artist, children’s activities and a post-race party hosted by Irish Eyes. Main sponsors are The Meoli Companies, Capano Residential, Races2Run and Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant.

The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware serves families with critically ill children by providing access to medical care and providing a place that offers comfort, hope and friendliness. Nearly 700 families from central and southern Delaware stay at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware each year. To register, go to rmhde.org/events.

Legion Auxiliary Seeks Donations for Children’s Kits

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 is soliciting donations for its annual Make a Difference Day project on Saturday, October 22, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro. We Care Kits for Kids is this year’s project. Items requested are towels and bath clothes, soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste and toothbrushes, toothbrush holders, deodorant and mouthwash. Monetary donations will also be accepted for the unit to make purchases. Items can be dropped off at the sub-office in advance or on the day of the event. Members of the public are welcome to help pack the kits for delivery to the Indian River School District Homelessness Liaison. For more information, contact Sue at 717-808-5136 or [email protected] or call Beth at 302-381-3897.