Author Crystal Heidel to sign copies of crime novel July 18 in Bethany
Rehoboth Beach Writers’ Guild member Crystal Heidel will be signing copies of her locally set novel, "Still Life in Blood," at 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 18, at Bethany Beach Books, 99 Garfield Parkway.
"Still Life in Blood" has won first place for Adult Novels in both the 2014 Delaware Press Association’s Communications Contest and the 2014 National Federation of Press Women’s Communications Contest.
For more information about Heidel or "Still Life in Blood," connect with her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/crystalheidel, visit crystalheidel.com, or stop by and get a copy signed at Bethany Beach Books Friday, July 18.
Angola By The Bay Craft Fair July 19
More than 100 potters, jewelers, carpenters and other crafters have made Angola by the Bay’s Craft Fair a highlight of the summer season. The 39th annual event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 19, at 33457 Woodland Circle, Lewes. Admission is free, and refreshments are available. Call 412-965-0266 or 302-245-9834 for more information. Angola By The Bay is located off Angola Road, one-half mile east of Route 24.
Delaware Teen Idol finals Aug. 1 at DuPont Theatre
The 2014 finals for Delaware Teen Idol will take place Friday, Aug. 1, at the DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington. Sponsored by the Mayor's Office of the City of Wilmington and hosted by AIDS Delaware, the event showcases 21 talented young men and women from throughout the state who will be rapping, singing and performing spoken word on topics such as violence prevention, teen pregnancy, mental health, substance abuse prevention, AIDS and other topics of critical importance.
Frank Hawkins, director of education and outreach for AIDS Delaware, said, “Delaware Teen Idol allows us the opportunity to look at what’s right with our youth. Besides being a fun competition among the young adults, the goal of this project is to provide education about various topics and encourage the practice of safe behaviors.”
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling AIDS Delaware at 302-652-6776.
A Night with Elvis Aug. 2 at Milford Blue Hen VFW
The Milford Blue Hen VFW Post 6483 will host A Night with Elvis featuring Bob Lougheed and His Light Show from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at the Milford VFW anytime after noon or the night of show. Weather permitting, this will be an outdoor, lakeside event with food and beverages available at the Tiki Hut. All proceeds benefit the Milford Blue Hen VFW Post's various veteran and community charitable programs. For more information, contact the Milford VFW at 302-422-4412 anytime after noon.
Ocean View CHEER Center to host painting event Aug. 12
The CHEER Coastal Leisure Center invites the public to attend its Art, Wine, Smile! event from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12. Attendees can bring friends and enjoy a fun, stress-free evening of painting. CHEER will supply wine and snacks, all art materials and an artist to guide participants. This event is open to anyone age 50 and better. Call Yolanda at 302-539-2671 to reserve a spot. Cost is $45 for CHEER members, $55 for nonmembers. No prior experience is necessary. The center is at 30637 Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View in the Cedar Bay development.