Wednesday, May 28

Sussex County Republican Women's Club lunch meeting with Jan Ting, 2006 Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, speaking on "How Much are Illegal Immigrants Costing You?" 10:45 a.m., Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. To reserve lunch at $15 by May 22, call 539-4757

Saturday, May 17

Candidates forum with Lt. Gov. John Carney and Treasurer Jack Markell, Democratic candidates for governor, sponsored by the 37th Representative District Democratic Committee along with other local committees, the Eastern Sussex Democratic Club and Southeastern Sussex Democratic Club, 11 a.m. to 12 noon, the Inn at Canal Square, Lewes, free and open to the public. For information, call 249-0102 or 856-7777

Monday, June 2

"Salute at Vicmead," honoring U.S. Rep. Mike Castle, sponsored by Republican State Committee, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Vicmead Golf Club, 903 Owl's Nest Road, Greenville. For tickets at $175 a person, $1,500 for a Vicmead Sponsor with a table for eight, or $2,500 for a Vicmead Eagle with a table of eight, call Republican state headquarters at 651-0260

Monday, June 30