Community Calendar
April 24 - April 24
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Shakespeare Book Talk Thursday, April 24th @ 6:00 pm— Join us for a book talk! This program will also be a Recent Reads, so bring along whatever you are currently reading to share with the group! This month we will be featuring “Fool” by Christopher Moore which is based on Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” This program is a great way to meet new people. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
April 25 - April 27
Meals On Wheels Delaware
TOP LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CHEFS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THE 17TH ANNUAL “MEALS WITH THE MASTERS,” SERIES OF CULINARY EVENTS FOR MEALS ON WHEELS DELAWARE Meals On Wheels Delaware, joined by Marquee Sponsors Capital One, DuPont, and MasterCard, are excited to announce the lineup for the 17th annual “Meals from the Masters” series of culinary events. “Evening with the Masters” kicks off the weekend on Friday April 25th from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm at The Doubletree Downtown located at 700 N King Street in Wilmington, DE 19801. Tickets are $75.00 and guests will be treated to delicious tastings prepared by 45+ top local and regional chefs from Caffe Gelato, Chesapeake Inn, Hotel DuPont - Desserts by Michele Mitchell, Fins Fish House and Raw Bar, Skipjack, Soffritto Italian Grill and many more.
April 25 - April 27
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
Each year the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, plays host to the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival, which brings talented artists from across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia to Ocean City, MD, allowing them to showcase their carving talent. This year’s event will be held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on April 25-27. The wildfowl carvings range from highly decorative works of art to functional hunting decoys. These spectacular sculptures, coveted by celebrities and avid collectors alike, mimic wildfowl species such as red tail hawks, bald eagles, saw whet owls, wood ducks and thousands of other species from around the world. For more information, call 410-742-4988, ext. 120
April 26 - April 26
Exquisite Me
When: April 26, 2014 What: Exquisite Me presents the Miss Exquisite Beauty Scholarship Pageant. Exquisite Me seeks to promote the all around exquisiteness of every girl. The pageant will offer a $1000 cash scholarship to the winner, and she will also represent the organization as a Goodwill Ambassador. For more information go to www.exquisitebeauty.yolasite.com or call 302-883-9246.
April 26 - April 26
American Legion Post 7
Time: 9:00 am ~ 3:00 pm Location: 17488 S. duPont Highway, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: 7th Annual Car and Bike Show. $10.00 Registration. Dash plaques to the first 100 cars. Batches to the 1st 50 Bikes. 1 Free Hotdog or Hamburger with each registration. 30+ Car & 12+ Bike Trophies Open to the Public ~ $2.00 donation to park. Music and food available all day. Model Car Contest. Swap Meet Spots are $25.00. Proceeds Benefit: Local Veterans Programs For more information contact: 302-284-9646 or visit ckrtpost7.org
April 26 - April 26
Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church
Time: 4-7 pm Location: Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church, Great Hall Description: The Men of St. Andrew’s are holding their annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday April 26th, 2014 from 4 pm – 7 pm in the Great Hall at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 425 N. DuPont Highway in Dover. Dinner includes spaghetti, bread, butter, salad, beverage and dessert. The cost is $9 for adults, $6 for children ages 7-12. Under 6 eat free. Dine in or carry out available. To purchase tickets call 302-674-4032. Tickets will also be available at the door and from any member of The Men of St. Andrew’s and their helpers. Proceeds Benefit: proceeds benefit various community organizations For more information contact: Jim Long, 674-4032 or visit www.saintandrewslutheran.com
April 26 - April 26
Dover YMCA
Time: 10 am - 2 pm Location: Dover YMCA, 1137 S.State Street, Dover DE 19901 Description: Healthy Kids Day 2014 will be held Saturday April 26th 10 am - 2 pm. This event is open to the community. Open House, moon bounce, face painting, giveaways, games, Dover PD & Dover FD & more! Rain or shine event. For more information contact: 302 346 9622 or visit www.ymcade.org
April 26 - April 26
Flapjack fundraiser
Dine out for a great cause! Bayhealth and Applebee’s in Camden will hold a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, April 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tickets must be purchased by April 18 to attend. Tickets are $8 for adults (ages 13 and over) and $5 for children (ages 12 and under). Contact Terry Towne, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, in Bayhealth’s Education Department at teresa_towne@bayhealth.org or (302) 744-6724 to purchase tickets. All active Explorers also have tickets for sale. A portion of your total bill will be donated to the Bayhealth Explorers Post 804 to defray the cost of scrubtops. This group is comprised of high school students ages 14 through 20 who are interested in healthcare careers.
April 26 - April 26
Drug Take Back
On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Milford Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Milford Police Station at 400 N.E. Front Street. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
April 26 - April 26
Always House Of Prayer
Always House Of Prayer (AHOP) will be hosting a free Gospel Concert at 129 S. Philadelphia Blvd., Aberdeen, MD 21001 Performance Date: April 26, 2014, From: 4pm to 7pm (EST) AHOP Contact info is as follow: Phone: (410) 297-6962 or pastorwomack@verizon.net
April 26 - April 26
Dover Parks and Rec
The City of Dover Parks & Recreation Department is offering a Thursday bus trip to New York City on April 26th. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore New York City and enjoy the sights of the city. Participants will be taken to NY City via motor coach and dropped off in the vicinity of Radio City Music Hall to explore and shop on their own. Bus will depart the JW Pitts Recreation Center parking lot promptly at 7:00 a.m. and will depart NYC at 7:00 p.m. for the return trip home. The activity fee is $35 per person. For additional information, contact the City of Dover Parks and Recreation Department at 736-7050 or visit our website at www.cityofdover.com.
April 26 - April 26
Sussex County Libraries
Please join the Sussex County Libraries in Bridgeville on Saturday, April 26th from 9am – 4pm for our Spring into Your Library Family Festival! Ten libraries located throughout Sussex County will be at the Bridgeville Library to promote the public libraries in Sussex County, educate the public as to what the libraries provide, introduce the start of the Summer Reading Program, register new users and just have fun! Each library will have a craft and/or game with prizes and story times will be scheduled throughout the day. Entertainment will also be provided by the Woodbridge PTO and Woodbridge Youth Soccer Association in the school stadium. Be entertained with our local athletes as they perform soccer skills and drills. The PTO will have a variety of events including “Animaland”, where children can build their own stuffed animal; barrel train rides, games, activities, hamburgers and hotdogs will be served from the concession stand and Woodbridge baskets will be available for purchase. Additionally, come out and show your support for the Woodbridge Alumni and Woodbridge Pop Warner, Bridgeville Lions (did we mention delicious crab cakes), and Vanderwende’s Ice Cream Truck! Woodbridge Little League will have pony rides, vendors, and snacks; located beside the library. Delicious bake sale items will be available from our Bridgeville Senior Center; along with crafters and vendors. The Friends of the Bridgeville and Greenwood Libraries will also participate in the festivities! Plug 600 South Cannon Street into your GPS and you find your way to a “spring-tastic” time on Saturday, April 26th from 9-4pm in Bridgeville Delaware!
April 26 - April 26
First State Young Marines
Time: 8 am -4 pm Location: Advance Auto 4017 N DuPont Hwy Dover, DE 19901 Description: First State Young Marines will be holding a Car wash to raise money for their National encampment this July in Oklahoma Please come out and support our Kids!!! The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral, and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the focal point for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Youth Drug Demand Reduction efforts. Proceeds Benefit: First State Young Marines For more information contact: Kari Tollinger 302-423-9112 or visit firststateyoungmarines.com
April 27 - April 27
Delaware Choral Society
Time: 4:30PM-6:30PM Location: The Schwartz Center: 226 S State Street, Dover Description: Mozart’s Requiem, a dramatic and moving masterpiece begun in the final months of Mozart’s own life, will be presented in Dover by the Delaware Choral Society. In addition to featuring an orchestra and solo quartet of skilled local and regional professionals, this performance will debut the Delaware Youth Chorale, the first youth community choir in Dover. The evening’s program also includes pieces by Haydn and others. For more information contact: info@delawarechoralsociety.org or visit www.delawarechoralsociety.org
April 27 - April 27
Kidney Walk
Date: April 27, 2014 Time: Check in @ 9am - Start @ 10am Location: Cape Henlopen State Park What: 2014 Southern Delaware Walk Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. The event is held in nearly 100 communities, and raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. For more information, call 410-726-8732.
April 27 - April 27
Special Olympics Delaware
Spring is here, and that means it’s time to dust off your motorcycle and polish it up for the eighth annual Ride to the Tide to benefit Special Olympics Delaware. The Ride to the Tide is a police-escorted no-stops motorcycle ride that takes place on Sunday, April 27th. Bikers can either depart from Newark at ten-thirty or Dover at twelve noon. The ride ends with a complimentary lunch at Jake's Seafood House in Rehoboth Beach. The cost to participate is twenty dollars for drivers and fifteen dollars for passengers. Sponsored by Delmarva Power, the ride is organized by the Delaware Blue Knights Chapter One, and supported by Law Enforcement for Special Olympics Delaware. For more information or to register, call 302-831-4653.
April 27 - April 27
Delaware Lions Foundation
"Sunday April 27th, join the Delaware Lions Foundation for the annual Walk for Sight in Rehoboth Beach. Sign-up gets underway at noon, and the walk begins at Grove Park at 1 p.m. Registration is $25 and you get a T-shirt. For more information call 302-684-5452 or send an e-mail to miltonlioned@gmail.com "
April 27 - April 27
DE Choral Society
Community based choral-orchestral masterworks will return to the Schwartz Center stage with the Delaware Choral Society's presentation of Mozart's Requiem. In addition to featuring an orchestra and solo quartet of skilled local and regional professionals, this performance will debut the Delaware Youth Chorale! Adult's $25, Senior $22, children under 18 $12. The event will be on April 27th at 4:30 PM.
April 27 - April 27
Delaware State University Choir
The Delaware State University Choir conducted by Dr. Lloyd Mallory Jr. will present its Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 27, at the Presbyterian Church of Dover, 54 State Street. The concert – which is free and open to the public – will begin at 4 p.m.; doors will open at 3:30 p.m. This concert is given in celebration of the Presbyterian church’s 300-year anniversary. The choir will be accompanied by the PHILLOS BRASS of Philadelphia and Patrick Alston, organ. Works by Antonio Vivaldi, Adolphus Hailstork and Reginald Nathaniel Parker will be featured.
April 27 - April 27
Worcester County
Walk for Kids to Help the Fight Against Child Abuse takes place this Sunday, April 27, in Ocean City. Registration begins at 11 a.m. at Hooters on the boardwalk, located at 501 Atlantic Avenue, and the walk begins at noon. Participants are invited to attend a reception at Hooters afterward from 1-3 p.m. with special prizes to be awarded.
April 28 - April 28
Delaware Hospice
Memory Café’, for people with memory loss and their caregivers, will be held on Monday, April 28th, from 10:30 to 12:00 p.m., at the Ocean View CHEER Coastal Leisure Center, 30637 Cedar Neck Rd., Ocean view, DE 19970. This month’s program will feature photos and story sharing, and an outing to Bethany Beach on the CHEER bus for a Brief Boardwalk Stroll. (This plan will be flexible depending on the weather.) Memory Café is open to the public and free of charge. Memory Café is organized by CHEER, Delaware Hospice, and the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Living with Memory Loss can be challenging, especially for caregivers. In addition to the many physical and emotional challenges, the caregiver is often unable or unwilling to leave his or her loved one, resulting in social isolation. Memory Café provides a safe environment for people with memory loss and their care partners to laugh, learn, and to be socially engaged with others who are traveling the same journey. This program is not an adult day program, nor one that provides personal or medical care. The caregiver/family member is responsible for their loved one. Registration is requested for planning purposes. Register or learn more by contacting Yolanda Gallego at ygallego@cheerde.com or 302-539-2671.
April 29 - June 24
Worcester County Recreation Center
Adult Recreation Dodgeball will be offered for the first time this spring at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill. Those ages 14 and older are invited to join us on Tuesday evenings, April 29 through June 24, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Players will draw numbers to form teams and will rotate to play two, 15-minute timed elimination games against all the other teams. Midway through each night, players will draw new numbers to form new teams. This format will continue throughout the spring session. The cost for Adult Recreation Dodgeball is $3 per person, per night, or $25 for the spring session. For more information about this exciting new program, contact Aaron Sweet at 410-632-2144 ext. 106 or asweet@co.worcester.md.us.
April 30 - April 30
Easter Seals Delaware
Easter Seals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore, in partnership with the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities, will be hosting the “You Count! Don’t Burn Out!” Caregiver and Respite Conference on Wednesday, April 30 at the Easter Seals Conference Center in New Castle. This year’s conference will feature two sessions, 9 a.m. to noon for those caring for a child with a disability and 1 to 4 p.m. for those caring for adults with a disability or seniors with aging conditions.
April 30 - April 30
Bayhealth
Bayhealth will offer a free program, "Exploring Healthy Aging: A Focus on Stroke Care," on Wednesday, April 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Bayhealth Kent General Pavilion 1 and 2. The Bayhealth Education Department will offer free screenings for blood pressure, diabetes, body composition and balance. The event will also feature free informative displays, including from the following Bayhealth departments: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology; Nutrition Services; Inpatient Rehabilitation; Neurosurgery; Care Management; ICD 10; Chaplain Services; Pharmacy and more. The Bayhealth Stroke Center will offer a free presentation at 12:00 p.m., followed by a Stroke Survivor Panel at 12:30 p.m., giving participants the opportunity to hear directly from stroke patients and their caregivers. Healthy refreshments and door prizes will be awarded. Attendees are encouraged to use the free valet parking available at the main hospital entrance, or to park in the garage located adjacent to the main entrance. From the main entrance lobby, take the stairs or elevator (behind the Information Desk) to the second floor where Pavilion 1 and 2 are located. This event is sponsored by the Bayhealth Orthopaedics and Neurosciences Service Line. For more information, please call (302) 744-7095.
May 1 - May 1
Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary Club
Saturday, May 1: Pig Pickin’ at the Harrington Parks & Recreation Center on Liberty Street, Harrington, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Roast pork with all the fixings, BBQ chicken, desserts and beverage plus music and dancing, silent and live auctions, and more. Tickets are $20 per person; call 302-270-6589. Proceeds benefit the Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary Club’s community service projects.
May 1 - May 1
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Crafts and Gifts from the Garden Thursday, May 1st @ 6:00 pm—Join us for a power point presentation that will introduce plants you can add to your garden or landscape to spark your imagination. There are annuals and perennials that are easy to grow AND how you, too, can create useful items to decorate your home or give as gifts. Presented by Marilyn McFarlin, Kent County Master Gardener, Delaware Cooperative Extension For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 2 - May 2
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce in partnership with WSFS and the Chamber’s Green Force will host a “Shredding Event” on Friday, May 2, 2014. The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach community is invited to bring their used paper to Bethany Blues in Lewes (18385 Coastal Highway) between 10 AM and 2 PM for shredding. Bethany Blues will provide light refreshments for participants. Attendees will be able to gain information on green initiatives and reduce their carbon footprint with FREE shredding fun! The event will take place rain or shine. There is no charge, but donations for the benefit of the Destination Station Project are welcome. For more information, call the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce at (302) 227-6446.
May 2 - May 2
Conley’s UMC
Come out and support World Vision’s effort to feed and care for children by bringing emergency food aid to disaster zones and equipping families with the tools they need to overcome hunger in their communities. It takes only $35.00 to feed and care for a child for one month. Experience a spiritual evening with talented young people starting at 7 PM. Special guest Louder Than Words will perform. There is no admission charge. A free will offering will be taken. Since the 30 Hour Famine event started in 1992, the number of children under age 5 who die each day from preventable causes like hunger, poverty and disease, has fallen from 40,000 per day to under 19,000 per day. You can make a difference! For information please contact the church office at 302-945-1881, or visit http://www.ConleysChurch.com
May 2 - May 18
Village Improvement Assn
Time: 10 am - 4 pm weekends in May Location: 46 Columbia Ave Rehoboth Beach Description: The VIA presents the second designer show house Friday,Saturday & Sunday May 2-4,9-11 16-18 from 10 am to 4pm.The showhouse is located at 46 Columbia Ave in Rehoboth. Tickets are $25. To reserve call 302-227-1631. Proceeds Benefit: Village Improvement Assn and other designated charities For more information contact: Elayne Cannazzori 302-227-1631 or visit www.rehobothbeachvia.org
May 2 - May 2
St. Paul United Methodist Church
The United Methodist Church of Milford is holding a Pig Feet or Chitterlings Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, May 2 at 10 A.M. The dinner will be at Mosonic Temple Lodge #8 on Church St. Donations of $12.00 per dinner. Delivery of 5 or more dinners. For more information, call the Church at 302 422 0709
May 3 - May 3
The Sussex County Stamp Club 25th Anniversary Stamp Show
Time: 10 am till 5 pm Location: The Milton Fire Dept. 116 Front St. ,Milton De 19968 Description: The Sussex County Stamp Club’s 25th Anniversary Stamp Show Welcome to the Sussex County Stamp Club where it’s not your grandfathers collection anymore. Yes we are on the move trying new ventures and working to bring America’s oldest hobby into a new light. We are doing this by re-introducing stamp collecting to our community through the 25th Anniversary Stamp Show. The show will feature a number of well recognized dealers including Dutch Country Auctions (The Stamp Center) Clarke Stamps, Fisch’s Stamps, Raymond’s Stamps plus more. There will be a postal booth operated by the USPS branch in Milton. For the first time we are carrying two cancellation hand stamps designed by the club for this occasion. The first one is our 25th Anniversary Cancel and the second is the Horseshoe Crab Festival 2014 held annually in Milton in the coming weeks ahead. So buy your stamps and have them cancelled for mailing. There will also be Duck stamps, US stamps and stamps around the world including various collecting materials for beginners and the seasoned collector. There will be door Prizes every hour admission is free. The club was formed in 1989 in Sussex County, Delaware and currently we hold our meetings at St. John’s Hall on Federal St.in Milton, Delaware. We will be celebrating our 25th year as a club in 2014. Originally formed by Frank J. Morris and named The Lewes Stamp Club after the retired club. The club eventually became the Sussex County Stamp Club in 1989. We are also an affiliated Chapter to The American Philatelic Society in Bellefonte PA. For more information contact: Bruce McKinney sussexcostampclub@inbox.com or visit sites.google.com/site/sussexcountystampclub/
May 3 - May 3
American Legion Post 7
Time: 12 pm ~ 10 pm Location: 17488 S. DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: 3rd Annual Band Bash. 9 Live Bands. $5.00 Per Person. $10.00 All You Can Drink Draft Mug. This is an outdoor event so bring your chairs and enjoy. Proceeds Benefit: Local Veterans Programs For more information contact: 302-398-3566 or visit ckrtpost7.org
May 3 - May 4
Delaware Outdoor Trail
Dachshunds, retrievers and assorted canines of all sizes, breeds and skills are being encouraged to come out and take a flying leap Friday and Saturday, May 3-4 at the "Dover Days Dip," a dock-diving competition being sponsored by the Delaware Outdoor Trail as part of the upcoming Dover Days celebration, set for Dover, DE. Contact: 800-233-5368
May 3 - May 3
The Arc of Delaware 5K Run, Walk & Roll and 1 Mile Walk & Roll
Time: 8;00 am till 11:00 Location: Wild Quail Country Club, Wyoming, DE 19934 Registration is $20 until April 26th; after $25 and on day of event.(Rain or Shine) Registration starts 8 a.m. Free registration for $50 in donations. Awards for overall and masters male and female winners, top 3 male & female runners in categories 10 and under through 70 & over. 5K/1 Mile walk awards for top 3 male & female winners. Medals to all Kiddie K finisher. Special awards for roll (wheelchair) participants. Amenities: Quality "Arc 5K" Tech Shirts to all participants. Post race festivities include free food and beverage. Results and photos will be posted at TriSportsEvents.Com Proceeds Benefit: "Our mission is to improve and enhance the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families" For more information contact: The Mid-Del Arc office 302-736-6140 or Ray at 302-674-3213 or visit www.thearcofdelaware.org. & TriSportsEvents.com
May 3 - May 3
Hagley Museum and Library
Be blown away by Hagley Museum and Library’s 2014 NatureFest on May 3. This year’s theme is the power of wind. Learn about the importance of wind from pollinating plants to creating energy. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for non-members, $2 for members, and free for all children 5 and under. Use Hagley’s Buck Road entrance off Route 100. For more information, call (302) 658-2400, weekdays only.
May 3 - May 3
Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce today that Island Boy Band will be the featured entertainment at the 46th Annual Seafood Festival to be held May 3, 2014 at Tom’s Cove Park in Chincoteague Island. Steamer’s Seafood Restaurant is the proud sponsor of Island Boy this year and hopes everyone will come out for a wonderful afternoon of great seafood, great music, Arts & Crafts Under the Big Tent, great folks to meet in the Hospitality Spaces and an all-around great time! Ticket sales are brisk, so don’t wait until the last minute to purchase. The chamber offers a variety of ticket locations for your convenience. Tickets are $40 each and are available at the chamber office at 6733 Maddox Boulevard, Chincoteague Island; online at www.chincoteaguechamber.com; and in the following outlets on April 7, 2014: PNC Bank branches in Chincoteague, Oak Hall, Onley, Belle Haven, and Eastville; Shore Bank branches in Chincoteague, Onley, Exmore, Pocomoke MD, and Salisbury MD; Waterside Inn and Tom’s Cove Park in Chincoteague.
May 3 - May 3
Victory Junction
Please Join Us For An Evening Of Fun, Fellowship and Good Gospel Music. Date: Saturday, May 3rd Time: 6:00pm till 8:00pm Where: Victory Junction / Where God & Music Meet Long Neck UMC 32501 Long Neck Rd Millsboro, Delaware Guest Singers: God's Country Crossroads David Morgan Joe Dawson ALL ARE WELCOME
May 3 - May 3
Delaware Seashore State Park
Join Delaware Seashore State Park to celebrate maritime tradition by making your own prints using fish replicas. The art of fish printing is a Japanese tradition dating back to the mid-19th century. This class will explore this tradition as well as discuss how it is relevant today and what types of fish are likely to be found in Delaware’s waterways. This program is for ages 8 and up. The cost is $5 and pre-registration is required. This program meets at the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum, which is located 3.5 miles south of Dewey Beach and 1.5 miles north of the Indian River Inlet Bridge. For more information or to register, please contact the Indian River Life-Saving Station at (302) 227-6991 or at destateparks.com.
May 3 - May 3
Bethel Youth Ministry
Bethel’s Youth Ministry will be hosting a Mission Trip Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, May 3rd from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The event will feature a spaghetti dinner and live on-stage entertainment. The cost of the dinner is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children under 8. Following the meal, there will be a Dessert Auction by a professional auctioneer; come prepared to bid. Bid on cakes, pies, & desserts of all kinds. Proceeds will fund the Bethel Youth Ministry's Vermont Mission trip. Contact Ray Davis ray@bethellewes.org or call the church office at 645-9426 with any questions. Bethel is located on the corner of 4th and Market Streets in Lewes across from the Beebe Hospital East parking lot.
May 3 - May 3
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
On Saturday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., JPPM will host Colorusso, who will answer questions and talk about the installation. JPPM will offer yoga classes, local craft and art vendors, and children's activities. Perigeaux Vineyards and Winery will offer wine for tastings and sale. Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum is a program of the Maryland Historical Trust, a division of the Maryland Department of Planning. It is located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River and St. Leonard Creek in St. Leonard, Calvert County. Contact Number: (410) 767-4544
May 3 - May 3
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
BOMBAY HOOK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE ANNOUNCES CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE DAY MAY 3, 2014 FROM 11:00 AM TO 3:00 PM FOR TODDLERS TO 11 YEARS OLD Children’s Adventure Day Schedule of Events 11:00 – 12:30 The Refuge System’s Blue Goose Visits 11:00 – 2:00 Games Station #1 Bird Migration Hurdles Station #2 Bird Adaptations & Nature Mystery Bags 11:00 - 2:00 Crafts Station #3 Monarch life cycle & Animal Tracks & Coloring table Station #4 Bottle bird feeder and Hummingbird feeder Station #5 Fish Prints 11:00 – 2:00 Station #6 Pot a plant 11:00 – 2:00 Activities Station #7 Bird Education - Bird identification. Learn to use binoculars. Start Nature Trail. 11:00 – 1:00 Station #8 Purple Martin Nest Checks 11:00 – 2:30 Station #9 Archery – last group starts at 2:30 11:00 – 2:30 Station #10 State Forest Service – The importance of forest 11am+12pm+1pm Station #11 Native bird and plant ID walk – Raymond Tower 11:30 – 2:00 Station #12 Dip netting in brackish water – On Boardwalk Trail 11:30 – 2:00 Station #13 Dip netting in fresh water – At Finis Pool 12:00 – 2:00 Station #14 Forest Exploration – Look for salamanders and bugs! 12:30 –2:00 Smokey the Bear Visits 2:00 – 3:00 Station #15 Wildlife Songs and Stories with Ms. Jackie McCabe – The program is great for toddlers up to early elementary ages. Join in songs, stories and finger plays about wildlife including frogs, deer, ducks, bugs, and salamanders! All Day Families on your own – Drive the 12-mile wildlife drive and walk 5 different trails. Three trails have 30 foot observation towers. Bring a picnic lunch.
May 3 - August 10
Delaware Art Museum
The Delaware Art Museum is pleased to present Transitions: The Brandywine Photo Collective, an exhibition showcasing 21 regional photographers from the Brandywine Photo Collective. On view May 3 - August 10, 2014, the exhibition will feature approximately 30 photographs inspired by the forms and moods of the natural world. The Brandywine Photo Collective is a nonprofit arts and educational organization with the mission to encourage and develop the artistic vision of those who love photography, and to share their vision with the world. Where: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806 When: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sunday noon - 4:00 p.m. Admission fees are charged as follows: Adults (19 - 59) $12, Seniors (60+) $10, Students (with valid ID) $6, Youth (7 - 18) $6, and Children (6 and under) free. Admission fees are waived every Sunday thanks to the support of generous individuals. For more information, call 302-571-9590 or 866-232-3714 (toll free).
May 4 - May 4
Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research / 110 Possum Hollow Road, Newark, DE 19711 Description: Tri-State Bird Rescue, located at 110 Possum Hollow Road in Newark, DE, invites the community to its annual Open House on Sunday, May 4th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm! *NEW for 2014* Take a self-guided tour of the wild bird clinic and peek at baby birds in our nursery. Exhibitors will be on hand; food and merchandise will be available for purchase. Activities for children will be offered, including crafts and face painting. Admission is FREE; donations of cash, paper towels, and single-ply white toilet paper (used to make nests for baby birds) are gratefully accepted. For more information, visit www.tristatebird.org or call 302-737-9543 x108. Proceeds Benefit: Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research For more information contact: Duke Doblick (302) 737-9543 x108 or visit www.tristatebird.org
May 4 - May 4
Dover Symphony Orchestra
Location: Rollins Center at Dover Downs Description: The Dover Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Donald Buxton will conclude its 2013-2014 season on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at the Rollins Center at Dover Downs in Dover. The orchestra will perform a mix of contemporary tunes, including patriotic, big band, and film music. There will be a nice tribute to The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Admission prices are Adults--$20, Seniors/Students/Military--$15. Children under 16 are free with a paying adult. Tickets are available at the website, www.doversymphony.org. or by calling 302-270-1903. Tickets are also available at the door. For more information contact: Nancy Pikulik 302-270-1903 or visit www.doversymphony.org
May 4 - May 4
WINNER DOVER AUTO GROUP
The Dover Days Car Show, sponsored by Winner Dover Auto Group (Ford, Hyundai, Subaru and Volkswagen) is bound to create crowd pleasers this year on Sunday, May 4. The show is among many activities planned for the final day of the Dover Days, the official celebration of the First State's Capital. Car show registration is $10 in advance and $15 at the event, with an anticipated 100+ cars this year. The first 50 will receive commemorative full-color dash plaques and the first 100 entrants will receive goody bags. The car show is an exhibit of the fine cars, hot rods, the one "in a million" rare, and the oldie but goodie. Model A to corvette, Mercedes-Benz truck to the '57 Chevy have appeared alongside PT Cruisers, dune buggies, Amantis and Studebakers. The show begins at noon through 4 p.m. with winners announced at 3:45 p.m. Festival attendees can preview some of the cars during the annual Dover Days Parade on Saturday, May 3, which steps off at 9:30 a.m. Car show participants may enter the parade free of charge. For more information, or to register for the car show, visit www.DoverDaysFestival.com. Or call 302-734-4888.
May 4 - May 4
Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Time: 7:45 am to 12:00 pm Location: Dravo Plaza/Wilmington Riverfront Description: This Run/Walk is the major fundraiser of the Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation (DOCF) in support of its mission. Event T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registrants. Team participation is encouraged, so gather your family, friends, co-workers, etc. to join in the fun and support ovarian cancer awareness. Refreshments, children’s table (face painting, etc.), exhibitors and speakers also will be offered at this family friendly, fun event. Prizes awarded for top runners/walkers in various age groups, and top teams and fundraisers. Visit our website, www.deovariancancer.org, for more information about DOCF and this special fundraiser, including registration information and forms. Pre-Registration is $20 ($15 for students with student I.D.) or Day-Of $25 ($20 for students with student I.D.); children 5 and under free (no event T-shirt). You also can register online at www.races2run.com. USTAF certified course; NOVA Timing Systems, IPICO chip timing. Strollers prohibited in run portion; dogs prohibited at event due to insurance reasons. Schedule of Events 7:45 am Registration Opens 8:15 am Survivors Group Photo 8:40 am Opening Ceremony 9:15 am Warm-up 9:30 am Run/Walk Begins **Memorial Dove Release provided by Thompson's Bird Farm prior to start of race. Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation For more information contact: Dorianne Short (302-998-6889) or visit www.deovariancancer.org/teal_ribbon_5k/2014_teal_ribbon_5k
May 5 - May 5
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Computer Class Monday, May 5th @ 12:15 pm—Basic Computer Class. Space is limited; please sign up at the front desk. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 5 - May 5
Beebe Healthcare Skin Cancer Screenings
In recognition of May being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center is providing free skin cancer screenings. Local practitioners will be at the center to perform skin examinations and give recommendations for follow up. A cancer screening nurse navigator will be onsite to educate interested individuals about skin cancer prevention. The screening date is Monday, May 5, 2014, at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations are necessary for this popular event, and those interested may preregister by calling Debbie Campbell R.N., Cancer Screening Nurse Navigator at (302) 645-3169.
May 7 - May 27
Caroline County Public Library
Check out all the fun at the Caroline County Public Library’s popular LEGO® program for kids grade K-8! This free-build program allows kids to stretch their imaginations and build problem-solving skills. It’s also a great opportunity to meet and work cooperatively with others who share the love of LEGOs®. FREE! Programs are offered at 6:00PM at all locations: Greensboro: Wednesday, May 7 Denton: Thursday, May 8 Federalsburg: Tuesday, May 27
May 8 - May 8
Harrington Public Library
Family Fun Night and Reading to the Dogs Thursday, May 8th @ 6:00 pm—Come to the free craft night provided by the POLYTECH Parents as Teachers Group! The program is geared towards children birth to 5 years old, but all are welcome! We will also have a free reading program to help improve your child’s reading skills! You also get to meet our volunteer dogs Tank, Daisy, and Becca. They love to be read to! For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 9 - May 9
Little Creek Vol. Fire Co. Auxiliary
Event: Mother's Day Dinner (All-You-Can-Eat) Menu: Crab Imperial, Roast Beef, Normandy Blend, Parsley Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Relish Tray Rolls/Butter, Beverages, and Assorted Desserts Cash Bar: Beer/Wine Date: Friday, May 9, 2014 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm Location: Little Creek Fire Co. Social Hall Main St. Little Creek, DE Costs: Adults. $12.00,Children (6-10) $6.00, Age 5 and under (FREE) Please remember we do not accept $50 or $100 dollar bills All proceeds benefit the Little Creek Vol. Fire Co. Auxiliary
May 9 - May 9
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Job Center Friday, May 9th @ 1:00 pm—Come visit our Job Center Professional anytime from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to learn how to put together a resume, cover letter, or if you have any other job related questions. No sign up necessary. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 9 - May 9
Worcester County
The Glen Riddle Man O’ War Golf Tournament will take place Friday, May 9, beginning with registration at 8 a.m., followed by a shotgun start an 9 a.m. Lunch and awards will take place immediately following the tournament. The event costs $100 per player or $400 per team and includes golf, cart and lunch. For more information or to register for the golf tournament, contact Wendy Myers at (410) 641-0097, ext. 4204.
May 10 - May 10
Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary Club
Pig Pickin’ at the Harrington Parks & Recreation Center on Liberty Street, Harrington, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Roast pork with all the fixings, BBQ chicken, desserts and beverage plus music and dancing, silent and live auctions, and more. Tickets are $20 per person; call 302-270-6589. Proceeds benefit the Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary Club’s community service projects.
May 10 - May 10
Sweetwater Band Benifit
Come to the Federalsburg VFW post 5246 on May 10 th from 11:30am till... Pre order tickets are $10 per person, $15 per couple, kids under 10 are free.It will be a dollar more at the door. We will have many Chinese auction items, raffles, great food, vendors, 7 bands and much more. For more info call 443-669-3268
May 10 - May 11
Rockin' Out For Charlie Hill Benefit
Time: 11:330am until 1:00 am Location: Federalsburg, MD VFW post 5246 Description: Come out to rock out for charlie hill! Charlie has had some bad luck. Back in oct of 2013 he became paralyzed with no reason behind it. He spent 3 months in John Hopkins Hospital with no diagnosis and on life support. He is now in a nursing home in Berlin md where he is slowly regaining mobility. He has truly beat the odds! Advance tickets are: $10.00 per person $15.00 per couple Kids under 10 are free Prices will be a dollar more at the door. We are having a Chinese auction with several great items to win, 50/50 raffle, great vendors, face painting and many activities for the whole family. We will be selling food and alcohol is available for purchase. No outside alcohol Is permitted. We will be showcasing several bands such as: Sweetwater, Busthead, Ashley Mitchell and Donny marvel, 2/3rds band, off the hook, the aughts and chill and the rabbits. So come out for a great cause and rock out! For more information contact: Ashley at 443-669-3268
May 10 - May 10
Town of Ocean View
Time: 10 AM to 2 PM Location: John West Park 32 West Avenue Ocean View DE Description: Ocean View will hold the 2014 Homecoming on Saturday, May 10, from 10:00a.m until 2:00p.m, rain or shine. Tours in the 1800 era buildings in the historical complex will be available and there are many new activities for everyone. A rock wall, shark slide, a sea jump-n-play, face painting, carriage rides, and local crafters with a Mother's Day emphasis will be featured. The entertainment will be 33 1/3 Band, presenting classics from the vinyl era. The Grand Concert organ will be playing all day. For more information contact: Donna Schwartz 302-539-9797 x. 101 or visit oceanviewde.com
May 10 - May 10
Indian River Vol. Fire Company
The Indian River Vol. Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is having a Mother’s Day Flower and Bake Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, May 10th, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., at Station No. 2 located at 25375 Banks Road, Millsboro, DE 19966. There will be begonias, geraniums, Gerber daisies, miniature roses and Lily Stargazers for sale, along with colorful hanging baskets with lots of baked goods. This fundraiser will assist our auxiliary. For more information, please contact Tammy at (302) 841-3697 or (302) 856-7043.
May 10 - May 10
Blue Hen Traditions
Come Join Blue Hen Traditions for a Racing good time at Shore Speed at 971 E. Masten Circle, Milford, Delaware. May 10th 11 am - 3 pm. Our proceeds are donated to children with medical and life changing needs.
May 10 - May 10
Blue Hen Traditions
Date: May 10, 2014 Time: 11pm - 3pm Where: Shore Speed What: Go-Kart racing, arcade games, corn hole, and refreshments All proceeds benefit children with medical and life changing needs Call (302) 422 - 0000 for more information
May 10 - May 10
Delaware Rural Health Initiative
What: 1st Annual E-Racing the Blues SOUTH When: Saturday, May 10, 2014 8 AM – Register at the Bandstand on Rehoboth Ave. in Rehoboth Beach DE 9 AM – Walk down Rehoboth Ave. to Grove Park At Grove Park, visit exhibitors at the Knowledge Neighborhood After gathering prize tickets from each exhibitor, walk back to the Bandstand. Enjoy refreshments and prize drawings! (Must be present to win) For more information, or to register call (302) 654 – 6833.
May 10 - May 10
Marshall Steam Museum
The Marshall Steam Museum will host a special event on May 10. Featuring rides on the Auburn Valley Railroad, electric trains demonstrations, special train-themed activities, and more, it is bound to bring out the kid in all of us. Access to the Auburn Heights Grounds, entry to the museum, which houses the world’s largest operating collection of Stanley Steamers, a display of 1930s Lionel electric trains and an interactive exhibit, What’s under the Hood: How a Stanley Steam Car Works, is included with admission levels. Admission: $8 for adults and kids 1 & up (infants free) Free for FAHP Members!
May 10 - May 10
Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church
The Amazing Magic & Dinner Show featuring high-energy entertainment, with lots of audience participation and interaction will be held Saturday May 10th, 2014 from 5:30 – 9:30 pm in the Great Hall at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 425 N. DuPont Highway in Dover. Dinner will be served by An Affair To Remember and features chicken cordon bleu. Bar service will be available 5:30-6:30 pm. The cost is $45 per person. To purchase tickets, or for more information call 302-736-1617 x 3. The Great Hall is located at 425 N. DuPont Hwy, Dover 19901 (next to Kmart). Events hosted by Saint Andrews in the Great Hall, in turn, support community outreach programs. Proceeds Benefit: proceeds benefit various community organizations For more information contact: 303 736 1617 x3 or visit www.saintadnrewslutheran.com
May 10 - May 10
Dover Elks Fishing Derby
Dover Elks Lodge 1903 invites youth 18 and under to the join in on the fun at the annual Jack Conrad Youth Fishing Derby. Volunteers from the Dover Elks Lodge will be on hand for judging young anglers along the St. Jones in the Silver Lake Park area. Registration is FREE, and begins at 8:30 am and lines are dropped at 9 am! It’s a great way to spend time with your family and friends. Once all lines are up, join us for a free hot dog and soda during our awards finale to finish off your fishing fun in the park! Kids fishing, family & friends, and cool prizes – you wont want to miss this fun event! Categories include: most unusual, biggest fish, most caught, and many more! Thank you to Carlisle Marine, Redners, American Vending and Russell’s Fishing Charters for their support of the 2013 Jack Conrad Youth Fishing Derby. Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014 Registration: 8:30 AM Judging Begins: 9 AM. Registration Location: Silver Lake Park Pavilion II
May 12 - May 12
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Community Meeting about the new Harrington Public Library Monday, May 12th @ 6:30 pm—Meeting to hear the final conclusions from the Architects who performed the Needs Assessment. This meeting will be held at the Price Community Center, and is open to everyone. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 15 - May 15
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Time: 12-5PM Location: Wild Quail Golf and Country Club Description: Join us for the 1st Annual Golf Outing to Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-Delaware Chapter! Please see below for event details: Wild Quail Golf and Country Club-Dover, Delaware Thursday, May 15th Shotgun Start 1:oo PM Registration begins at noon Registration is $125 per golfer or $500 for a foursome. Cost includes: •18 holes of golf at Wild Quail G&CC •Golf Cart •Prizes •Boxed Lunch (sandwich, snack, fruit, and granola bar) •Snack and beverage cart during play •Post play buffet dinner •Awards •Tee Package provided by Nike Golf Other Contests: •Longest Drive, Closest to Pin, Low Gross Team, Ball Drop Register online at http://afsp.donordrive.com/event/DEgolf/ Your participation supports the Delaware Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The AFSP is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide. A large percentage of money comes directly back to Delaware to fund suicide prevention programs. Proceeds Benefit: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-Delaware Chapter For more information contact: Jenna Mahoney, 302-674-1397 or visit afsp.donordrive.com/event/DEgolf/
May 15 - May 15
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Read em’ and Eat Book Group Thursday, May 15th @ 6:00 pm— Join us for a book talk! This program will also be a Recent Reads, so bring along whatever you are currently reading to share with the group! This month we will be featuring “The Professor and the Madman: a tale of murder, insanity, and the making of the Oxford English dictionary” by Simon Winchester. This program is a great way to meet new people. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 16 - May 16
Sussex County Habitat for Humanity
Time: 9 am and 1 pm tee times Location: Midway Par 3, Lewes, DE Description: 9 am Tee Time and 1 pm Tee Time, 5 Player Teams,Complimentary lunch & cold beverages, Tournament t-shirts, Contests : Beat the Pro, Closest to the Hole on 9 holes in AM and PM,In the Circle, Pitching/Putting Raffle and 50/50 Pool, Prizes awarded at end of AM and PM rounds! To register, go to waltjonesmemorialproject.com and click on events or go to www.sussexcountyhabitat.org and click on the link on the front page. Proceeds Benefit: Sussex County Habitat for Humanity For more information contact: Jacquie Sanders 302-855-1153 x208 or visit waltjonesmemorialproject.com
May 16 - May 16
The Maryland Jockey Club
On Friday, May 16th, the BWCC, and the Maryland Jockey Club will co-host a Women In Business Networking Gala and Luncheon on Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course. Lunch begins at 12:00 p.m. and tickets include the Networking Event, Luncheon, Afternoon Tea, Clubhouse Parking, Concourse Seat, Live Thoroughbred Racing, Infield Festival & Concert and Cash Bar.
May 16 - May 16
Milford Memorial Hospital
Sign up now for the Milford Memorial Hospital Fair’s 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk & Kiddie K Dash! The race will take place on Friday, May 16, beginning at the track behind the former Milford Middle School, 612 Lakeview Road in Milford. Registration opens at 5:30 p.m. and the Kiddie K Dash and 5K Run/Walk race begins at 6:30 p.m. After the race, an awards presentation, D.J., food catered by Burgers and Beans, quarter auction and vendors will be present for all to enjoy. Sign up (includes t-shirt and one free meal) is $20 until May 9, and $25 after that and on the day of the race. The Kiddie K is free. Proceeds from this event will be used to build a new state-of-the-art Milford Memorial Hospital. If you can’t make the event but would still like to support Milford Memorial, you may register as a Silent Hero and receive a free shirt. The awards ceremony will take place following the completion of the race. Awards for overall male and female, master’s categories, top three winners in age group categories 14 and under through 70 and over. 5K walk awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners. For more information and to register, visit www.trisportsevents.com.
May 16 - May 16
The Garden Club of Cape May Flower Show
The Garden Club of Cape May Flower Show celebrates Spring Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Cape May Convention Hall on the Promenade. This year’s theme “A Magical Garden of Children’s Stories” will inspire members to create artistic arrangements interpreting Little Red Riding Hood, Thumbelina, Through the Looking Glass, The Secret Garden and other favorites. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will be the central exhibit. See the horticultural exhibits and special presentations by the first graders of Cape May Elementary School and the Agriscience and Horticulture students of Cape May County Technical High School. Revisit your youth through the world of children’s storybooks! Free admission and refreshments. Show hours 12:30 pm to 7:00 pm. A garden marketplace of vendors features a variety of plants, garden accessories, landscape services, and much more. For additional information, please call Felicia at (609) 320 - 5807.
May 16 - May 16
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Job Center Friday, May 16th @ 1:00 pm—Come visit our Job Center Professional anytime from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to learn how to put together a resume, cover letter, or if you have any other job related questions. No sign up necessary. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 16 - May 17
Indian River High School
The Indian River High School Stage Band will present Movie Magic II on Friday, May 16th and Saturday, May 17th at 6:30 p.m. This show will feature the school’s most talented singers accompanied by their finest instrumentalists. Tickets are available at the door. The cost is $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and seniors.
May 16 - May 16
Milford Memorial Quarter Auction
The Milford Memorial Hospital will have a quarter auction on Friday, May 16, 2014—Former Milford Middle School grounds 5:30 p.m.—doors open 6:30 p.m.—auction begins! Tickets are $5 and are available in the Reflections Gift Shop at Bayhealth Milford Memorial, or by calling Dee Greenlee at 302-422-0395. All proceeds benefit Bayhealth Milford Memorial.
May 17 - May 17
American Legion Ambulance Station 64 First Annual Touch-A-Truck Event
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00pm Location: Providence Creek Academy: 355 West Duck Creek Road , Clayton, DE 19938, Description: ut your imagination in gear and go! Kids will have the opportunity to climb aboard and get behind their favorite vehicles, learn from the operators and meet their hometown heroes. Displays on hand will be Ambulances, Fire Trucks, Construction Vehicles, Big Rigs, Police Vehicle, Helicopters and more. Fun for all ages with food, moon bounce and other demonstrations from K-9 Police Dog, Vehicle Rescue Extrication. Come out for a Fun Filled day and Help Support Ambulance 64 in providing Emergency Medical Services to the Smyrna-Clayton Area. Admission is Free for Children under the age of 3. $5.00 a person or a Family of 4 or more for $20.00. This event will be held at Providence Creek Academy. Proceeds Benefit: American Legion Ambulance Station 64 For more information contact: Sean Martin 302-377-9695 or visit www.facebook.com/AmericanLegionAmbulance64
May 17 - May 17
American Legion Ambulance Station 64
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00pm Location: Providence Creek Academy: 355 West Duck Creek Road , Clayton, DE 19938, Description: Put your imagination in gear and go! Kids will have the opportunity to climb aboard and get behind their favorite vehicles, learn from the operators and meet their hometown heroes. Displays on hand will be Ambulances, Fire Trucks, Construction Vehicles, Big Rigs, Police Vehicle, Helicopters and more. Fun for all ages with food, moon bounce and other demonstrations from K-9 Police Dog, Vehicle Rescue Extrication. Come out for a Fun Filled day and Help Support Ambulance 64 in providing Emergency Medical Services to the Smyrna-Clayton Area. Admission is Free for Children under the age of 3. $5.00 a person or a Family of 4 or more for $20.00. This event will be held at Proceeds Benefit: American Legion Ambulance Station 64 For more information contact: Sean Martin 302-377-9695 or visit www.facebook.com/AmericanLegionAmbulance64
May 17 - May 17
Ward Museum
The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, will host a photography workshop titled, Slaughter Beach Photography Workshop with Bill Wallen, on Saturday, May 17, 2014, beginning at 12 pm, leaving from the Ward Museum parking lot. For more information or registration, call 410-742-4988 ext. 104, email wardeducation@salisbury.edu, or register online at www.wardmuseum.org
May 17 - May 17
Huntington's Disease Society of America
Time: 8:30- ? Location: Trap Pond, Laurel DE Description: For any of you who don't know what HD is, it's a disease that attacks the brain causing three main symptoms: slurred speech, dance-like movement (chorea), and irrational thinking. The disease is passed genetically and can affect people at any age. This event will be taking place on May 17, 2014 at Trap Pond in Laurel DE. There is a fee of $10 which will include your tshirt, admission to park, and donation to HDSA. Registration begins at 8:30-9:30 and other activities will follow later. There will also be free food, entertainment, and a basket auction. The walk IS a 5k and wheelchair accessible. It would be great to pre register to make sure you get a shirt, but if you just show up that is okay too. Spread the word and hope to see you there! For more information contact: Karen Melson 302-745-2975 or visit firstgiving.com/hdsa-de/thwsouthdelaware/fundraisers
May 17 - May 17
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Books and Brownies Sale Saturday, May 17th @ 9:00 am—The library will be holding a Book and Brownie Sale in the garage behind the library from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. We have movies, books, and cd’s for sale! For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 17 - May 17
American Legion Post 17 Riders
AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS SHRIMP NIGHT Date: Saturday May 17th Time 4PM until sold out $14.00 per pound $15.00 with pitcher All proceeds benefit: American Legion Post 17 Riders THE LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP FUND Call (302) 645-9965 for more information
May 17 - May 17
Milton His
The Milton Historical Society will hold their 10th annual dinner on Saturday, May 17 at the Milton fire hall. Tickets are $20 for adults, $7.50 for kids age 7-12, kids 6 and under are free. Tickets are not available at the door.
May 18 - May 18
Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
Time: 8:30am Location: Tanger Outlet Center - Rehoboth Beach, Seaside, 36470 Seaside Outlet Drive, Rehoboth Beach, DE Description: Join DBCC for the 5th Annual DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K at the Tanger Outlet Center - Rehoboth Beach, Seaside, on Sunday, May 18th (rain or shine)! The event will include a 5K run and walk as well as a 1-Mile Fun Walk. Invite your family, friends and co-workers to create a team and help DBCC take action to defeat breast cancer. Together, we can make a real difference! Event sponsorships are available. Race produced by Races2Run. Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition For more information contact: Michelle Marshall at mmarshall@debreastcancer.org or 302-672-6435 or visit dbcc.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/Home/RunWalkRegistration/tabid/516127/Default.aspx
May 19 - May 19
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Computer Class Monday, May 19th @ 12:15 pm— Basic Computer Class. Space is limited; please sign up at the front desk. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 20 - May 20
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Teen Meeting Tuesday, May 20th @ 6:00 pm—All teens are welcome to attend this meeting and weigh in on library issue. Free food will be served! This is a great opportunity to get some volunteer experience. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 22 - May 22
The Bayhealth Foundation
The Bayhealth Foundation will host its First Annual Spring Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 22 at the Rookery North in Milford. Individual players are welcome to participate in this scramble format event, and many sponsorship opportunities are available. Sponsorship or player rates include green fees, golf cart, practice area, lunch, dinner and awards. Contests include hole-in-one, longest drive and closest to the pin. Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m. on May 22 with tee time at 1:00 p.m. Entry deadline is May 12, and space is limited to the first 80 golfers who sign up. For information on how to be a part of this first annual event, please contact Susan Green or Chuck Desch of the Bayhealth Foundation at (302) 744-7015.
May 22 - May 22
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Teddy Bear Sleep Over Thursday, May 22nd @ 6:00 pm—Bring your teddy bear or other stuffed animal friend to spend the night at the library. Your child will be invited to watch a movie with their stuffed animal and to make a name tag for them. Your stuffed animal will spend the night and you can pick him up in the morning with some pictures of what he has been up to overnight. Space is limited, sign up today! For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 23 - May 23
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Job Center Friday, May 23rd @ 1:00 pm—Come visit our Job Center Professional anytime from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to learn how to put together a resume, cover letter, or if you have any other job related questions. No sign up necessary. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
May 24 - May 24
South Coastal DE AARP Chapter 5226
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Location: Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Ocean View, DE Description: Fifty top artisans from throughout Delmarva will be on hand at the Seventh Annual Artisans Fair scheduled for Saturday, May 24, 9am-3pm, at Lord Baltimore Elementary School in Ocean View, DE. This top show, sponsored by South Coastal DE AARP Chapter 5226, has become a highlight of the Memorial Day Weekend in the Bethany Beach area. The show features all kinds of media including art, photography, jewelry, glass, pottery, metalwork, wood and more. Other fair features include the area’s largest bake sale, an auction featuring contributions from the artisans and delicious concessions. Free admission and plenty of free parking. For more information, contact Ione Phillips, 302-539-2172 or idphillips@mchsi.com. Proceeds Benefit: South Coastal DE AARP Chapter 5226 Scholarship Fund For more information contact: Ione Phillips, 302-539-2172 or idphillips@mchsi.com
May 24 - May 24
Worcester County Library
Come dance the night away with the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on Saturday, May 24th at the Ocean City Convention Center! Dancing and fun begins at 6:30 pm with music by the WW Tunes with the Glenn Miller Orchestra starting at 8 pm. Wear 1940's dress attire or enter the dance contest for a chance to win great prizes! Enjoy passed hor d'oeuvres and a cash bar throughout the evening . Tickets are $45.00 and are available at all Worcester County Library Branches or by calling 410-632-3970. Proceeds benefit the Worcester County Library Foundation. So come on out and let's swing!
May 24 - May 24
Ocean City Convention Center
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at the Ocean City Convention Center on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Dancing and fun begins at 6:30 pm with local act, "The WW Tunes." Single tickets are $45 or $425 for a table of ten. Proceeds will benefit the Worcester County Library Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at all Worcester County Library branches. For more information call 410-632-3970 or visit worcesterlibrary.org.
May 26 - May 26
C.E.R.T.S., Inc., Adult Action Center
A benefit 5K run/walk will be conducted on Monday, May 26, Memorial Day to benefit C.E.R.T.S., Inc., Adult Action Center in serving adults with multiple, severe disabilities in New Castle and Kent County, DE. The event will be held at 8:30 a.m., with race day registration at 7:30 a.m., at Dravo Plaza, Wilmington Riverfront. Race participants can run for awards for overall male and female runners plus top winners in each age group. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome for the walk portion of the race. T-shirts will be available for pre-registered runners, walkers and rollers while supplies last. Preregistration is $20 or $10 for those under 10 years of age if registered by May 19.
May 29 - May 29
Worcester County Arts Council
BUS TRIP TO THE WINTERTHUR MUSEUM AND GARDENS ORGANIZED BY THE ARTS COUNCIL The Worcester County Arts Council is planning a bus trip to Winterthur (Wilmington, DE) on Thursday, May 29 to see the “Costumes of Downton Abbey,” a major exhibition featuring approximately 40 historically inspired costumes from the award-winning PBS series and by real life at Winterthur. To make your reservation, please call: 410-641-0809 or e-mail the Arts Council at: curator@worcestercountyartscouncil.org
May 30 - May 30
Harrington Public Library
Location: 110 E. Center Street, Harrington, DE 19952 Description: Job Center Friday, May 30th @ 1:00 pm— Come visit our Job Center Professional anytime from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to learn how to put together a resume, cover letter, or if you have any other job related questions. No sign up necessary. For more information contact: Marleena Young--302-398-4647 or visit harrington.delaware.gov/library
June 1 - June 1
Grass Roots Rescue Fundraiser
Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm Location: Harrington Moose Lodge Description: donations for grass roots rescue will be accepted. there will be a 50/50 raffle at the event 1$-1 ticket, $5- strip of tickets. multiple direct sales vendors Proceeds Benefit: Grass Roots Animal Rescue For more information contact: Tina Burnett- 302-604-1247 or visit www.grrde.org/
June 1 - June 1
Grass Roots Rescue
Grass Roots Rescue fundraiser will take place on June 1st at Harrington Moose Lodge from 12pm-4pm, and will be accepting pet supplies such as blankets, bowls, toys, and more and check donations.
June 7 - June 7
Presbyterian Church of Dover
Time: 10 am - 3 pm Location: Dover - Reed Street between State St and Bradford St Description: Street Fair Celebrating 300th anniversary of the Presbyterian Church of Dover- June 7- 10 am – 3 pm As part of Tercentennial Celebration and in gratitude for our ties with the greater community of Dover, the Presbyterian Church of Dover will be hosting a Street Fair. The Fair will feature crafts, artisans, games and music from the 1700s. There will be giveaway items and community service information along with a church history display. A bus will transport people to the original church site for tours of the historic cemetery. The event will be presented in conjunction with the 1st State Heritage Park's First Saturday celebration and will take place on Reed Street adjacent to the church. Presbyterian Church of Dover, State and Reed Streets, Dover. 302-734-3313. www.doverpresbyterian.org For more information contact: Presbyterian Church of Dover at 302-734-3313 or visit www.doverpresbyterian.org
June 7 - June 7
Endeavor Lodge #17 Milton, Delaware
Time: 9 am - 3pm Location: Rt. 1 and Rt. 5 Milton, Delaware Description: Annual Endeavor Lodge Car, Truck, Bike and Tractor Show. Held : June 7th, 2014 Rain-date June 8th Registration until 12pm. $10/participant entry. Participant and Official Judging, 30 Awards, Free T-shirt to first 25 registrations day of the show, Food, Fun, Vendors, Door prizes, 50/50. BEST OF SHOW WINNER- $300 prize. Proceeds Benefit: Home Of The Brave, Milford, Delaware For more information contact: Rick Aydelotte 302-381-6817
June 12 - June 12
Meals on Wheels of Lewes & Rehbooth
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Rehoboth Beach Convention Center Description: Top Chef of the Culinary Coast Ticket includes samplings of dishes prepared by local chefs using local ingredients and 2 drink tickets. Come and vote for your favorite chef! tickets available at visitsoutherndelaware.com/topchef, the Cape Gazette Office and the Meals on Wheels Office both located in Lewes Delaware Proceeds Benefit: Meals on Wheels of Lewes & Rehbooth For more information contact: Kathleen Keuski - 302-645-7449 or visit www.beachmeals.com
July 26 - July 26
Mini Bear Productions, LLC
Time: 9:00 PM Location: Rehoboth Beach Convention Center Description: GLIMMER TWINS - A Rolling Stones Tribute Band - 50th Year Celebration Of The Rolling Stones Music - Come Celebrate also Mick Jagger's Birthday which is July 26th too! Wear Your Birthday Hats! Proceeds Benefit: Cancer Support Community, Delaware For more information contact: Cancer Support Community 302-645-9150 or visit www.minibearproductions.com
September 23 - September 23
Awareness for Linde
Time: Friendly's Location: 1500 Peoples Plaza Newark, DE 19702 Description: Hello, My name is Denise & I have a favor to ask. My Mother Linda was diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) in Sept. 2013 & lost her battle in Dec. 2013. This is a very rare cancer & we need to bring awareness & help find early detection tests. My family & I are having a fundraiser in her honor on Sept. 23rd at Friendly’s in People’s Plaza in Newark, DE between 5PM – 9PM. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation to help find early detection. I was wondering if you would be able to post this event on your website. Thank you for taking the time to read this. Just by reading this one more person knows about this horrible disease. Proceeds Benefit: The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation For more information contact: Denise 302-229-0325 or visit www.cholangiocarcinoma.org
September 28 - September 28
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night
Time: 4-6 pm. Location: Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center Description: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments and the most promising cancer research anywhere. Proceeds Benefit: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society For more information contact: Jessica Holland, (302) 661-7300 ext. 2368 or visit www.lightthenight.org/de



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