Please join the Laurel Historical Society for a “Lecture on the Lawn” on Sunday, Sept. 10, 4 p.m., at 7729 Main Street in Bethel. The subject of the lecture is “The Ship Carpenter Houses of Bethel;” the speaker is our own Emily Whaley Spicer. Free admission and open to the public. So bring a lawn chair and your curiosity, and learn about one of Bethel’s ship carpenter houses. Questions? Call George Denny 302-745-1963.