Calendar of Events

Feb. 16

Kids’ and teen escape room — Children and teens, ages 8 to 13, are being invited to the Selbyville Public Library Escape Room on Feb. 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. They will pair up to solve 10 riddles or puzzles to escape. Lunch will be provided. Preregistration is encouraged and can be done by calling (302) 436-8195 or through the events calendar at www.selbyvillelibrary.org.

Winery Flight Night — Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery will host Flight Night on Feb. 16 and Feb. 23 from 3 to 7 p.m. at 32512 Blackwater Road, Frankford, featuring four 4-ounce glasses of wine for $20. The winery also features live music on the first Friday of each month. For more information, call (302) 436-1500 or visit www.saltedvines.com.

 

Feb. 16-18

African-American Film Festival — The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice will present the inaugural Rehoboth Beach African-American Film Festival, Friday to Sunday, Feb. 16-18. The mission of the event is to deepen awareness of African-American cultures and experiences, and to explore community differences and commonalties through the art of film. The four films have been chosen to convey the complexity and vibrancy of the black experience in contemporary America, including: police violence against black youth; the artistic legacy of black photographers; and the shifting definition of success in life. Film tickets cost $10 each. For details or tickets, call (302) 645-9095 or visit www.rehobothfilm.com.

 

Feb. 16-23

Frankford library used book sale — The Frankford Public Library will host a Used Book Sale on Feb. 16-23. Buyers can fill one bag for $3 or two bags for $5. The bags will be provided. The sale will go to help the library reduce, reuse and refresh its book collection.

 

Feb. 17

Spaghetti-and-meatball lunch — The Indian River Senior Center will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti-and-meatball fundraiser lunch on Saturday, Feb. 17, from noon to 3 p.m., for $20 per person, with tickets available now for purchase. Live entertainment will be offered by the Jones Boys. IRSC is located behind the Wawa on Route 113, at 214 Irons Avenue, Millsboro. For more information, call (302) 934-8839 or visit indianriverseniorcenterde.com.

Citizen Archeology on the beach — Indian River Life-Saving Station will host "Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware's Beaches” on Feb. 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Participants can learn about the historic artifacts that have been found on local beaches and what still washes up today, and how to help the Cultural Resources Team preserve maritime heritage. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling (302) 227-6991. The event is for those 8 or older and costs $5 per person.

New-Age Beachcombing — Delaware Seashore State Park interpreter will host a discussion on becoming a “New Age Beachcomber” on Feb. 17 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Participants will learn to identify the shells that wash up on local beaches, as well as some simple practices to ensure that future generations can discover and enjoy such treasures. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling (302) 227-6991. The discussion is for those 8 or older and costs $5 per person. 

‘Willy Wonka’ fundraiser — The Clayton Theatre will show 1971’s “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” (PG) on Feb. 17 to benefit the Selbyville Middle School Honor Society. Tickets cost $10. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for a chance auction, 50/50 drawing and more, and the film starts at 2:30 p.m.

 

Feb. 18

MTP Open House event — Millville Town Peddler, at 35308 Atlantic Avenue (Route 26) in Millville, will hold its February Open House Shopping Event on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m., featuring local consultants for Paparazzi Accessories, LulaRoe, Thirty One, Pampered Chef, N8 Essentials, EYL Lingerie, Macramé Essence, Tupperware, Boog & Bec Soap Company, Color Street, Arbonne, Young Living, It Works, Damsel in Defense, LipSense, Younique Makeup and K&I Hairbows. There will be special sales, raffles, door prizes and more. For more information, call (302) 381-5891, email mtpeddler@verizon.net, stop in or visit www.mtpeddler.com.

 

Feb. 19

‘Manifestation Monday’ — Angels at Oasis Healing Center will present “Manifestation Mondays” at their new office, located at Sweet Meadow Stables in Roxana. After beginning with a guided meditation, participants will be led by Claudia Alesi, Healing Touch certified practitioner and reiki master, and the Rev. Donna McEntee, spiritual medium and counselor, to create their own journal of thoughts, hopes and wishes for the coming week and year. Each class cost $25, with all supplies provided. Participants can prepay for four classes and receive $10 off. Announced dates are Feb. 5 and 19, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March classes are to be announced. For information or to register, call Claudia at (302) 227-6260 or Donna at (631) 275-7440.

Silk Screening 101 — Local artist Nina Mickelsen will teach a three-day class, “Printmaking — Silk Screening 101,” for the Rehoboth Art League on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Feb. 19, 21 and 23, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at her Lewes studio. In addition to the registration fee of $160 for RAL members or $195 for non-members, a $45 materials fee will be paid to the instructor for the surfaces, acrylic inks and various emulsions. To register, go to www.rehobothartleague.org or call (302) 227-8408, ext. 112.

 

Feb. 20

‘Primitive Skills in Archaic Delaware’ — Delaware Seashore State Park will offer its free Winter Lecture Series at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at 5 p.m. each Tuesday, including Feb. 20, when it will feature Jeff Moore, Delaware State Parks, with “Primitive Skills in Archaic Delaware.” Participants will receive a coupon for a discounted craft series program later that week. Pre-registration is not required. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Winter Coloring Club — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. will host Winter Coloring Club for those 18 or older, offering people the chance to socialize and relax while they color. Coloring books and pens/pencils will be provided, or bring your own. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

iPad Users Groups — The South Coastal Library will host its iPad User Groups on Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. The Rookies group is for those just getting started, while the Veterans group is for those who are ready for more advanced skills. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

AAUW Notable Books Discussion — The AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Library Association Notable Books Discussion at the Selbyville Public Library on the third Tuesday of each month, 1-3 p.m. The book for Feb. 20, “Hidden Figures: The American Dream & the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” by Margot Lee Shetterly. The discussion is open to the public. For more information, call Ada May at (302) 436-2981.

MOAA to meet — The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m., with doors opening at 11:30 a.m., at Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant, 213 Anglers Road, Lewes, in the upstairs meeting room. The meeting will feature a full two-entrée buffet luncheon for $15, including gratuity. The program begins at 12:40 p.m. and will feature John Merson, Delaware director of Veterans Services for Compassionate Care Hospice, who will talk about hospice support for veterans.

 

Feb. 21

Socrates Café — People from varied backgrounds will gather at Bethany Beach Christian Church on Feb. 21 to discuss philosophical ideas from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The forum is open to all, and all questions and ideas are welcome. For more information, contact Rose Mary Hendrix at Rm.hendrix@mchsi.com or (302) 537-9417.

Dine-and-donate for LBWC — The Lord Baltimore Women's Club will hold a dine-and-donate event on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at NorthEast Seafood Kitchen in Ocean View, from 5 to 9 p.m., featuring a crabcake dinner special and happy-hour prices in the bar from 5 to 7 p.m. Proceeds from food and drink sold during the event will go to the group’s scholarship fund, and 50/50 chances will also be sold.    

‘Heavenly Touch’ — Angels at Oasis Healing Center at Sweet Meadow Stables in Roxana will present “Heavenly Touch: a unique opportunity to receive both messages from spirit (30 minutes) from the Rev. Donna McEntee, and a Healing Touch energy therapy session to support physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health and self-healing (30 minutes) by Claudia Alesi” on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The cost is $125 for the hour. For information or to register, call Claudia at (302) 227-6260 or Donna at (631) 275-7440.

Grief support group to meet — The Shore Democrats will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 11:30 a.m. at Café on 26, 84 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View. Attendees can order off the menu but should RSVP for a head count by emailing ShoreDemocrats@gmail.com. The speaker will be state Sen. Brian Townsend, who will provide an update on the legislation he introduced to establish a clean water fund in Delaware.

District 38 coffee-with-constituents — State Rep. Rich Collins’ next monthly constituent coffee meeting will be held Feb. 21, from 8 to 9 a.m. at Dagsboro Days, 33103 Main Street, Dagsboro. Collins will provide an update on the happenings at Legislative Hall and field questions from attendees. The constituent coffee events are held on the third Thursday of each month. There is no charge for the coffee or to attend. People can come to speak or just to listen.

 

Feb. 22

‘Upcycling: Sea Glass Suncatchers’ — Delaware Seashore State Park will offer its upcycling and nautical winter craft series on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., with “Upcycling: Sea Glass Suncatchers,” for $20 per person. Pre-registration is required, and participants must be 12 or older. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact the Indian River Life-Saving Station at (302) 227-6991 or visit destateparks.com/park/delaware-seashore.

Deaf Senior Citizens to meet — The Delaware Deaf Senior Citizens of Sussex County (DDSCSC) holds monthly meetings at the South Coastal Library, 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring guest speakers and fellowship with deaf and hard-of-hearing citizens. The meetings are conducted in American Sign Language. All are welcome to attend. Coffee and refreshments are served early. Attendees can bring a brown bag lunch to socialize. Future dates are March 29, April 20, May 24 and June 15.

Dine-and-donate at Hooked Up — Beta Sigma Phi community sorority will host a dine-and-donate event on Feb. 22, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Hooked Up Ale House & Raw Bar, 38069 Town Center Drive, Millville. A portion of the proceeds will go to the group’s efforts to care for local people in need and to award educational scholarships to local students. For more information, call (302) 539-4111 or email hookedup@irseafood.com.

 

Feb. 23

Winery Flight Night — Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery will host Flight Night on Feb. 23 from 3 to 7 p.m. at 32512 Blackwater Road, Frankford, featuring four 4-ounce glasses of wine for $20. The winery also features live music on the first Friday of each month. For more information, call (302) 436-1500 or visit www.saltedvines.com.

 

Feb. 23-24

WPS ‘Beauty and the Beast’ — Tickets are on sale now for the Worcester Preparatory School musical “Beauty and the Beast,” to be held on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24, featuring a cast of students from the Upper School. Showtime for both nights is 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. in the WPS Athletics & Performing Arts Center. The show is open to the public. Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 at the door. To purchase tickets in advance, call WPS at (410) 641-3575.

 

Feb. 24

Learn to use Kindle at the library — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to noon will host “Kindlegarten,” offering the chance to learn how to download free library e-books and e-audiobooks to Kindle devices. Attendees should bring their Delaware library card, their fully-charged and registered Kindle, and their Amazon.com login and password. The class is free, but pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Non-Kindle devices at the library — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 24 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. will host “Downloading eBooks to Non-Kindle Devices,” offering the chance to learn how to download free library e-books and e-audiobooks to non-Kindle devices. Those attending should bring their Delaware library card and their fully-charged and registered device. Apple users should also bring their Apple ID and password. The class is free, but pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Save Our Sons community forum — First State Community Action Agency, 308 North Railroad Avenue, Georgetown, will host a Save Our Sons forum on Feb. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is a free community-building forum focused on youth from under-served communities, from prevention to re-entry. The group will discuss the impact of the “schools to prisons pipeline” on local youth; the importance of mentoring in under-served communities; and successful strategies to aid individuals in their community reintegration after time in the criminal justice system. Details and registration are online at http://bit.ly/2mJ9DWc.

 

Feb. 25

Bethel UMC Fourth Sunday — Bethel United Methodist Church, located at 28311 Clayton Street in Dagsboro will continue its Fourth Sunday worship program, an evening of music and fellowship, sponsored by the Circle of Friends, on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. featuring the country gospel group Reunion. All are welcome. A “love offering” will be taken. Refreshments will follow in the Bethel Center.

Southern Delaware Chorale show — The Southern Delaware Chorale and new Artistic Director and Conductor Colin Armstrong, in Armstrong’s first performance with the Chorale, on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 3 p.m., will present an African-American Celebration Concert at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Southern Delaware, 30486 Lewes-Georgetown Highway, Lewes. Tickets cost $10 at the door for adults and are free for those younger than 18.

 

Feb. 26

AYCE chicken-and-dumplings — Dagsboro American Legion Post 24 will host an all-you-can-eat Homemade Chicken & Dumpling Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the post, across from Royal Farms in Dagsboro. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat homemade chicken-and-dumplings, mashed potatoes, dressing and green beans, and one dessert per person. The cost is $10 per person.

Mediterranean cooking class — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 26 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. will host a free cooking class with chef Charles Oppman, who will showcase Mediterranean cuisine. A handout, recipes, small tasting and door prize are included. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Boating skills & seamanship course — U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-09 will offer a new Boating Skills & Seamanship Course starting on Monday, Feb. 26, at Short’s Marine in Millsboro. The course consists of sevens sessions, each Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. The course satisfies all state and federal training requirements for recreational boaters, with a certificate and Safe Boating ID from the State awarded upon successful completion. The cost is $30 per student, which includes textbook and materials, or $10 for studnets who own or can share a textbook. Call R.A. “Andy” Smith at (302) 381-3882 or (302) 537-2350 to enroll.

Republican Club to meet, host debate — The 38th District Republican Club will meet on Monday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m., at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach. Two Republican candidates for U.S. Senate from Delaware, Chuck Boyce and Gene Truono, are scheduled to debate. State Rep. Ron Gray and state Sen. Gerald Hocker will report on current legislature activity. The public is invited, and the event is free. For more information, email info@38thdrcp.com.

 

Feb. 27

‘Lighthouses of the Delaware Bay’ — Delaware Seashore State Park will offer its free Winter Lecture Series at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at 5 p.m. each Tuesday, including Feb. 27, when it will feature Red Moulinier of the Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation with “Lighthouses of the Delaware Bay.” Participants will receive a coupon for a discounted craft series program later that week. Pre-registration is not required. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Intro. to Android — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Feb. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to noon will host “Intro. to Android,” offering people the chance to learn how to perform basic functions on their Android tablet or phone. Attendees should be sure to update their device’s operating system to Nougat 7 or 8.1 Oreo before the class, and should bring the fully-charged device with them. The class is free, but pre-registration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Bus trip to Hillwood Estate — The Rehoboth Art League will hold an outing to experience the art, architecture, and history of Hillwood Estate Museum & Garden in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 27, with a tour bus from Rehoboth Beach to the museum and back, with Hillwood entry is included in the trip cost. On display will be Hillwood’s “Artistic Table” exhibition, featuring interior designers and Hillwood curators taking inspiration from Marjorie Merriweather Post and history’s finest table settings to create a feast for the eyes, tours of Post’s home and a visit to its gardens with a chance to hear from the gardeners. Tickets for the trip cost $50 per person and may be purchased online at rehobothartleague.org or by phone at (302) 227-8408, ext. 203. Space is limited, and advance reservations are required. Check-in time is by 7:15 a.m., and return time to Rehoboth is estimated at 6 p.m. The deluxe bus has restroom accommodations available onboard.

Millsboro Lions fundraiser for vision — Heavy demand for vision assistance and eye glasses in particular has drained the Millsboro Lions Club’s financial resources, so the club will hold a special fundraiser on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 11 a.m. to close at the Ocean Grill restaurant in Long Neck, 26089 Shoppes at Long Neck, to raise additional funds specifically for the local vision program, with a portion of all sales of food and drink for both lunch and dinner going to the group.

 

Feb. 28

Apple Users Group — The South Coastal Library hosts a free monthly meeting of a group that shares ideas/problems/solutions/apps for using Apple products, such as Mac, MacBook, iPad, iPhone, etc., on Feb. 28 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Attendees should bring their fully-charged Apple device and Apple ID/password with them. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 1

Climate-change film with sports angle — The Citizens Climate Lobby will host a showing of the new film “Saving Snow” at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library on Thursday March 1 at 6 p.m., offering people the chance to see how winter sports fans are threatened by the impact of climate change. Opportunities to discuss those impacts, as well as associated local flooding events, will be offered.

PAWS for Reading for Kids — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 1 from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. will host PAWS for Reading for Kids, as children read to a gentle, affectionate dog as trained teams to provide a supportive, fun way for kids to improve their literacy skills and learn to enjoy reading. The program is for those 3 or older and is free, but in-person preregistration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

AAUW book discussion — The AAUW Coastal Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Library Association Notable Books Discussion at the Lewes Public Library on the first Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. The book for March 1 is “To the Bright Edge of the World” by Eowyn Ivey. “From the wildly adventurous story on the Alaska frontier to the innovative presentation on the pages, this historical novel blends folklore, science and feminism.” The discussion is open to all AAUW members and the public. For more information, contact Laura at (302) 332-0340.

 

March 2

Apple Users Group — Fenwick First Fridays will continue on March 2, as local businesses will host specials and discounts for shoppers around Fenwick Island. Full details and participating locations are online at https://thequietresorts.com.

 

March 3

CHEER Craft & Hobby Show — CHEER Inc. will host its annual Spring Craft & Hobby Show on Saturday, March 3, 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 and hobbyists who wish to participate can contact Florence Mason at (302) 515-3045 or email her at fmason@cheerde.com for more information.

Offshore oil- and gas-drilling forum — Representatives from the environmental, political, business and fishing sectors will host an informational forum about the impacts of offshore oil and gas drilling on March 3 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the University of Delaware’s Lewes campus, Cannon 104, 700 Pilottown Road. The event includes guest speakers, a film, kids’ corner, refreshments and information on what the public can do to oppose offshore oil drilling.

 

March 5

CHEER trip to flower show — The CHEER Travel Club will sponsor a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday, March 5. The bus will depart at 8 a.m. on March 5 from the Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Jr. CHEER Community Center at the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown. It will return around 6 p.m. The cost for the trip $55 per person, and participants will have lunch on their own. The public is being invited to attend. To make a reservation, call Robin Greene at (302) 515-3063. All proceeds benefit the services of CHEER Inc.

Economic inequality course — The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware and Rick Grier-Reynolds will conduct a three-week course on Economic Inequality: Realities and Remedies. The course will be held on March 5, 12 and 19 from 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at UUSD, 30486 Lewes Georgetown Highway, in Lewes. The course will look at current realities and possible remedies to economic inequality in the U.S., including diagnostic analysis and prescriptive solution-building. Materials will be centered on Robert Reich’s documentary “Inequality for All,” using materials from Grier-Reynolds’ Osher course “Designing a Sustainable Future: A New Economy as if People Mattered.” Advance registration is required, by emailing AdultEducation@uussd.org with “Economic Inequality” in the subject line. A one-time $10 donation is requested for the series. Space is limited to 15 participants. Additional registrants will be wait-listed for a future session.

Genealogy group to meet — The South Coastal Genealogy Group will meet at the South Coastal Library from 10:15 a. m. to noon on March 5. The meeting is open to the public. There are no membership fees.

 

March 6

Online magazines & newspapers class — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 6 from 10:30 a.m. to noon, will host “Online Magazines & Newspapers,” offering the chance for people to learn to use Flipster to read favorite magazines online and Masterfile Premier to get free access to newspapers and magazines, such as Consumer Reports and professional journals. The class size is limited. The class is free, but preregistration is required. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Winter Coloring Club — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 6 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. will host Winter Coloring Club for those 18 or older, offering people the chance to socialize and relax while they color. Coloring books and pens/pencils will be provided, or bring your own. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 8

Dine-and-donate for museum — The Ocean View Historical Society will hold a dine-and-donate event at Just Hooked in Fenwick Island on Thursday, March 8, with the restaurant donating 20 percent of proceeds to help create the Coastal Towns Museum and Hall’s Store Visitor Center in Ocean View.

 

March 9-11

Ocean City Film Festival — The Ocean City (Md.) Film Festival is returning March 9-11 to bring 100 films and artists for showings at the Princess Royale Hotel, Clarion Resort and Fox Gold Coast Theater. The Ocean City Center for the Arts will also be hosting the opening night reception and several workshops on filmmaking. Tickets cost $50 for an all-access three-day pass that includes the opening and closing parties, or $10 for a one-day pass. Tickets and a full schedule of films are available at ocmdfilmfestival.com, by visiting the arts center on 94th Street, or by calling (410) 524-9433. Tickets will also be available at the film locations the day of the screenings, on a cash-only basis.

 

March 10

Holts Landing hike — Holts Landing State Park near Clarksville will host a hike with a naturalist to explore the habitats within the park on March 10, with coffee with a naturalist at 9 a.m. and the hike at 10 a.m. The 1.7-mile Sea Hawk Trail meanders through hardwood forest, meadow, salt marsh and intertidal zones. The cost is $5 per person. Registration is required and can be done by calling (302) 227-6991.

JBH Poker, Scrabble &Fun Car Rallye — The Justin’s Beach House Poker, Scrabble & Fun Car Rallye #6 will be held on Saturday, March 10, starting at Hooked Up Ale House & Raw Bar in Millville. Participants can register for $30 per car between 10 and 11 a.m. that day, with a driver’s meeting at 11 a.m. and the first car off at 11:15 a.m. Hooked Up will host a dine-and-donate from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cars must be registered to be street driven and have both a licensed driver and a navigator, but no more than two adults per vehicle. For more information, contact Bob L. at (443) 299-9125 or Bob S. at (845) 656-5438.

Kids’ Art Month — During March, the Selbyville Public Library will display artwork from local K-12 students in the 19975 ZIP code. An opening reception will be held Saturday, March 10, from 2 to 4 p.m., with prizes and Best-in-Show awarded.

 

March 12

Dance workshop — Professional dance instructor John Brillantes will teach a dance workshop on March 12 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach. Dancers can learn swing, cha-cha, rumba and more and should come with specific questions about the dance they want to learn. The first half of each class will be for beginners and the second half will focus on intermediate steps. Attendees should wear leather-soled shoes. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 13

Antique sampler ‘show and tell’ — Antique sampler expert Cynthia Steinhoff will “show and tell” about antique Delaware samplers, 1750-1850, on March 13 at 7 p.m. at Ocean View Presbyterian Church on Central Avenue. She will explain how needlework differed by Delaware county and show some samples from Sussex and Kent counties. Attendees are being encouraged to bring antique samplers they own to enrich the presentation. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free for current Ocean View Historical Society members or $5 for the general public. Free parking is available at the Ocean View Town parking lots.

Clean-water projects funding kickoff — The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays and the Delaware Nature Society on March 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. will host an informal kickoff event for a statewide effort to secure dedicated funding for clean-water projects. The event will be held at the Delaware CIB, 39375 Inlet Road, at the Indian River Inlet. Attendees can learn how to help create clean water for drinking, fishing, swimming, boating and more. Pizza, snacks and drinks are free. To ensure accurate numbers, those planning to attend should RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/clean-water-2018-kick-off-for-sussex-county-tickets....

Cloud storage class — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 13 from 10:30 a.m. to noon will host a cloud storage informational session, offering people the chance to learn the basics of using iCloud and other cloud storage options, with a demo and handouts from computer expert Tom Kinsella. The class is free, and preregistration is preferred. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 14

Book discussion group — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 14 from 2 to 3:15 p.m. will host a book discussion group with Theo Loppatto and Julia Peterson facilitating a discussion of Elizabeth Strout’s “My Name is Lucy Barton.” The discussion is free, but preregistration is required. Visit the library to register, get a copy of the Reading Guide and pick up or place a hold on the title. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 15

Irish music concert — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. will host an Irish music concert, as Kindred Spirits presents Irish music on guitar, fiddle and banjo, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. The concert is free. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Chix with Stix — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. will host Chix with Stix, a knitting and crocheting club. Participants can bring their current project, get new ideas and meet other needleworkers, as well as enjoy speakers, special presentations and more. Gentlemen are welcome, and the meetings are free to attend. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 20

iPad Users Groups — The South Coastal Library will host its iPad User Groups on March 20 at 11 a.m. The Rookies group is for those just getting started, while the Veterans group is for those who are ready for more advanced skills. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

Winter Coloring Club — The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. will host Winter Coloring Club for those 18 or older, offering people the chance to socialize and relax while they color. Coloring books and pens/pencils will be provided, or bring your own. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us.

 

March 21

Dine-and-donate for Selbyville library — Fox’s Pizza in West Fenwick will host a dine-and-donate fundraiser on March 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. A portion of all carry-out and dine-in sales will be donated to the Friends of Selbyville Public Library. Those participating can just show up, no voucher required.

Lord Baltimore Women’s Club Tea — The Lord Baltimore Women's Club will hold its Annual Tea on March 21 at Cripple Creek Golf & Country in Dagsboro from 1 to 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “The Mad Hatter.” The price per ticket is $25. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to the group’s scholarship fund supporting educational needs for three elementary schools and two high schools.