Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The following is a list of events happening this week in your area. To submit an event, email sussexpost@newszap.com.

 

WEDNESDAY • JULY 20

2016 Georgetown Farmers’ Market: 3-6 p.m., 16 Mile Brewery on S. Bedford St., Georgetown. To learn more about the Georgetown Farmers’ Market, visit www.georgetowncoc.com.

11th annual Wine Tasting & Art Auction to benefit KINfolk: 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Cordrey Center, located in the East Coast Garden Center in Millsboro. The event features live and silent auctions and a selection of wines from Teller Wines. Dave Wilson will be the auctioneer for the evening. Admission is $30. For tickets or information, call Kathy at 645-6971.

 

Kirtan – Transcendental Jam Session: 6 p.m., The Milton Theatre. Kirtan is a form of devotional chanting. Followed by a complimentary vegetarian feast. A pay what you can event. For tickets and information, call 684-3038 or visit miltontheatre.com.

Friends of the Milton Public Library meeting: 4:30 p.m., Milton Public Library.

 

THURSDAY • JULY 21

Lymphedema support group: 1:30-3 p.m., Seaford Library and Cultural Center, Seaford. Hosted by Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, this free support group is open to anyone affected by lymphedema including patients, caregivers, and relatives. Meetings will consist of a lecture by health care professionals and medical equipment providers followed by refreshments and an open question and answer session or discussion among participants. Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Robert Donati at 629-6224 or donatir@nanticoke.org.

Metastatic breast cancer support group: 6 p.m., Cancer Support Community, 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Suite 312, Rehoboth. This free group will be facilitated by Clare Wilson, RN, MS and Cancer Care Coordinator at Tunnell Cancer Center and is funded by a grant from Astra Zeneca. To join contact kwebb@cscde.org or call 645-9150.  More information about the Cancer Support Community is available at www.cancersupportdelaware.org.

Revival House – Pain Don’t Hurt July: 6 p.m., The Milton Theatre. Dedicated to films that are awesome by accident. Screening: “Flash Gordon” and “Starcrash.” Art exhibit TBA. For tickets call 684.3038 or visit miltontheatre.com.

Parkinson’s education and support group: 9:30-11 a.m., Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. Nanticoke Health Services, in conjunction with CHEER and Care DE and The Methodist Manor House will host this free support group. Tara Trout, LPN at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, co-facilitates the group with Kathy Landis, care giver resource coordinator at CHEER in Sussex County. For more information, contact Tara Trout at 629-6611 ext. 3838.

Meet the Artist reception for Ron Lightcap and exhibit “Life in Sussex County”: 12:30-2 p.m., The Upper Crust, 7 E. Market St., Georgetown. Light refreshments will be served, there is no charge for the event. The exhibit is open through Aug. 6.

Possum Juniors present the musical, “Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang”: 7 p.m., also July 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. and July 24 at 2 p.m., Possum Hall, Georgetown. Adult tickets are $15 and students and senior citizens are $12. Tickets can be purchased online at www.possumpointplayers.org, the Possum Point Players ticket line at 856-4560 or purchased at the door provided the show is not sold out.

First State Community Dinner: 6-8 p.m., First State Community Action Agency, 308 N. Railroad Ave., Georgetown. Guests receive a hearty meal as well as nutrition information and budget-friendly shopping tips. The Delaware Choral Society Ensemble will provide special music. Community Dinners are open to all individuals and families for just $1 per person. For more information call MaryAnn Morris at 856-7761 ext. 139.

The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice presents “Circle of Peace for Healing Communities”: 7 p.m., Trinity Faith Christian Center, 15516 New Road, Lewes. Experience what it takes to create racial healing in the community by using a structured dialogue from ancestral times adapted to modern times. Circles is one of the processes used by Restorative Justice to build community capacity to respond to the recent violence and tragedies in the country. For more information, visit www.sdarj.org or www.facebook.com/sdarjde.

 

FRIDAY • JULY 22

iComedy Stand Up Comedy: 8 p.m., The Milton Theatre. A night of stand up comedy at the Milton Theatre. Cash bar. For tickets call 684.3038 or visit miltontheatre.com.

 

SATURDAY • JULY 23

Sean Reilly and the Sinatra Centennial Orchestra: 8 p.m., The Milton Theatre. Crooner Sean and his seven-piece horn band celebrate Frank’s 100th birthday with authentic arrangements and stories of Sinatra himself. For tickets call 684.3038 or visit miltontheatre.com.

Safe Sitter Class: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. For children 11-13 years of age who are interested in learning child care essentials and safety. The cost is $35 per student, which includes the class and all materials needed. Registration in advance is required. To register or for more information, contact the Maternal Child Health Clinical Educator of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital at 629-6611, ext. 2540.

Boats, Buttons, Beans and Beer Walking Tour: 9:30 a.m., 511 Chestnut St., Milton. Tourgoers will explore historic Milton and find out why boats, buttons, beans, and beer are so important to the town. The tour will also include a history of the King Cole Cannery, part of the site where Dogfish Head Brewery is now located. Participants should park in the Dogfish Head Brewery parking lot. The tour covers a little over a mile each and last about an hour and a half. The cost is $5 cash; Milton Historical Society members are free. Reservations are required and tours are limited to 15 participants. Reserve a tour by calling 684-1010 or by emailing visit@historicmilton.com.

Mandala Paint Night fundraiser: 7-9 p.m., UUSD church, 30486 Lewes Georgetown Highway, Lewes. Proceeds from the event will support the annual Unitarian Universalist Delmarva Cluster Weekend Retreat scheduled in the fall. The entry fee is $33 at the door. Space is limited. For more information, visit www.uussd.org.

Healthy Lifestyle seminar with workshops: 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Delaware Technical and Community College in Georgetown. Dr. Ben Brown, medical director of Ornish Lifestyle MedicineTM in Sausalito, California, will speak. His presentation is one of the free Rock Your Life Community Seminars that are part of Beebe Healthcare’s 100th anniversary celebrations.  Though the seminar is free and open to the public, attendees must register online at www.BeebeHCE.org, or call 644-2900.

 

MONDAY • JULY 25

Bariatric support group: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Hosted by Nanticoke Weight Loss and General Surgery. This free support group is designed to provide education and support to patients before and after their bariatric weight loss surgery and is open to the public. Patients and their spouses, family members or friends are welcome to attend. Registration is not required. For more information, call 536-5395.

Nutrition workshop – The Lowdown on Leaky Gut: 6 p.m., Cancer Support Community, 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Suite 312, Rehoboth. Why is good nutrition so important to gut health? This free workshop is facilitated by Lisa Harkins, LDN and Registered Dietician. Call 645-9150 in advance to reserve a spot.

The Milton Theatre Artist Showcase: 8 p.m., The Milton Theatre. An evening of live, original music featuring performers and acts from across the region. Cash bar. Doors 7:30 p.m. A pay what you can event. For information call 684.3038 or visit miltontheatre.com.

Two-session diabetes prevention class: 5:30-6:30 p.m., also Aug. 29, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. For individuals who have been diagnosed with prediabetes. Utilizing resources developed by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), this course provides individuals with basic tools to help them make appropriate lifestyle changes and reduce their risk for developing diabetes. Cost is $20 per person and a physician referral is required for registration. For more information or to register, call 629-6611 ext. 2288.

Nurture with Nature kayaking excursion: 5 p.m., Assawoman Bay in Fenwick. Hosted by Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, the series allows breast cancer survivors to come together and experience nature by hiking, kayaking, biking, horseback riding or simply walking through natural surroundings. These outings occur approximately once a month throughout the state. The program will be led by breast cancer survivor, teacher, and naturalist, Deloris Donnelly. Interested participants should contact Lois Wilkinson at 672-6435 or email lwilkinson@debreastcancer.org to register. The session will cost $10 per person and you must register by July 22 to participate.

 

TUESDAY • JULY 26

Truckin’ Tuesday: 6-8 p.m., Lydia B. Cannon Museum -corner of Union and Magnolia Streets, Milton. Features a mix of food trucks offering an array of choices including seafood, burgers, dogs, tacos and cajun. Dogfish Head craft brewed beer will be on tap and local musicians will perform.

Mooncat Comedy Open Mic: 8:30 p.m., The Milton Theatre. Uncensored and out there. Cash bar. This is a pay what you can event. For information call 684.3038 or visit miltontheatre.com.

 

WEDNESDAY • JULY 27

2016 Georgetown Farmers’ Market: 3-6 p.m., 16 Mile Brewery on S. Bedford St., Georgetown. Vendors at the 2016 market include LJ’s Fresh Lamb, Love Byrd Soap, The Garlic Man, Maebrook Produce, Holly Berry Farms, Little Wagon Produce, Stagrun Farms, T.S. Smith & Sons, DTCC Applied Agriculture, Nothing Better Donuts, Sandy Hill Greenhouses, Evans Produce, The Frozen Farmer. To learn more about the Georgetown Farmers’ Market, visit www.georgetowncoc.com.

 

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