Community Calendar
June 26 - June 26
Elk Neck State Park
Time: 9 - 11 am Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: “Elk River Exploration” Explore the banks of Turkey Point by paddling the Elk River. Along the way learn to identify some of the animals that call this watery habitat home. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak and $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak - bring it along for just $5 per person. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor Area. For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx
July 5 - July 5
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
Time: 7:00pm Location: Marshall Steam Museum, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: Join us for our Evenings at the Museum where you can explore the museum behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with our historic collections. This week's topic is an Exhibition Open House. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of our newest exhibition: The Life, Death and Resurrection of the Stanley Steamer. Attendees will learn about the ins and outs of developing an exhibition and enjoy a special guided tour with the exhibit designers. For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
July 9 - July 10
American Lung Association in Delaware, Asthma Camp
Time: 7/9 @ 9am until 7/10 @ 11:30am Location: Children's Beach House, 1800 Bay Ave, Lewes, DE Description: The American Lung Association in Delaware is now accepting campers to our overnight Asthma Camp at the Children’s Beach House in Lewes! Asthma Camp is overnight from Saturday, July 9th to Sunday, July 10th. Camp is a great opportunity for children 7-11 years old with asthma to learn how to better manage their disease and also learn that asthma should not slow you down. Children have a great time paddle boarding, kayaking and do a low ropes course. There is also a camp dance! Supervision will be provided by medical personnel including; physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists. Activities include arts and crafts, outdoor activities, and nature explorations. Asthma education is conducted daily and incorporated into recreational activities. Transportation available for children in Wilmington, Dover and Seaford areas. Contact Nicole Goldsboro, Program Specialist at the American Lung Association in Delaware, ngoldsboro@lunginfo.org or 302-737-6414 x 516 or visit www.deasthma.org Proceeds Benefit: American Lung Association in Delaware For more information contact: Nicole Goldsboro, 302-737-6414x516 or visit www.deasthma.org
July 9 - July 9
American Legion Post CKRT Post #7
Time: 7 pm - ???? Location: 17448 S. DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE Description: Ty Sherwood & Tydewater will be playing tunes at the Tiki Bar. Come out relax and enjoy the music and have a good time. The "Treat Trailer" will be open. Don't forget to bring your appetite and enjoy our famous Cheesesteak. This event is open to the Public. Proceeds Benefit: Veteran Programs For more information contact: 302-398-3566 Proceeds Benefit: Veteran Programs For more information contact: 302-398-3566
July 14 - July 14
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm Location: Modern Maturity Center- 1121 Forrest Ave, Dover, DE 19904 Description: Foundation for Board Excellence Make your board a magnet for talent! This signature DANA training will highlight the important aspects of board governance universal to small and large nonprofits alike, as well as nationally accepted best practices. For memberships, pricing and registration please follow the links below : https://dana.site-ym.com/?page=WhyMembership http://www.delawarenonprofit.org/events/event_list.asp?DGPCrSrt=&DGPCrPg=1 www.delawarenonprofit.org For more information contact: John Baker-jbaker@delawarenonprofit.org -302.777.5500 or visit www.delawarenonprofit.org
July 15 - July 15
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm Location: Delaware Community Foundation Georgetown-36 The Cir, Georgetown, DE 19947 Description: Foundation for Board Excellence Make your board a magnet for talent! This signature DANA training will highlight the important aspects of board governance universal to small and large nonprofits alike, as well as nationally accepted best practices. For memberships, pricing and registration please follow the links below : https://dana.site-ym.com/?page=WhyMembership http://www.delawarenonprofit.org/events/event_list.asp?DGPCrSrt=&DGPCrPg=1 www.delawarenonprofit.org For more information contact: John Baker-jbaker@delawarenonprofit.org -302.777.5500 or visit www.delawarenonprofit.org
July 16 - July 16
Elk Neck State Park
Time: 6 - 8pm Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: “Evening Paddle” Enjoy an evening paddle on the serene waters of the Elk River. Discover the wonders that abound on the water as the sun sets. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor Area. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak, and $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak - bring it along for just $5 per person. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx
July 16 - July 16
Milton Historical Society
The Milton Historical Society is hosting an Architectural Gems of Milton Walking Tour on July 16th at 9:30 a.m. Tours will begin at the Milton Historical Society Museum. The Tour will offer a lively overview of Milton's history, and a chance to view and learn about many of the architectural styles preserved in the homes, button sheds, barns and outbuildings in the historic area. Free parking will be available next to the museum. Reservations are required. The cost is $5 per person for non-MHS members and free for members. For more information or to reserve your tour call 302-684-1010 or email visit@historicmilton.com
July 16 - July 16
American Legion Post #28
The American Legion Post #28 will be hosting The South Delaware Coin Show on July 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will take place at American Legion Post #28 in Millsboro and is free to the public. For more information call 302-945-1827
July 16 - July 16
Hashi-Con (Parable Novels)
Time: 10am-6pm Location: Bridgeville Public Library Description: On Saturday, July 16th, Bridgeville Library from 10am-6pm is having a mini convention called Hashi-Con. There will be artists displaying and selling their art, video game tournaments, card tournaments, a cosplay (best dressed) competition, door prizes... lots of fun things are planned. this year we have two themes "Walking into a Comic Book" and "You are the Anti-Drug". We are combining the confident edge of comic books and drug-prevention to inspire our youth to be the anti-drug hero of their community! So please come check it out! - See more at: facebook.com/thehashis. Hashi-Con is organized by Demetrius Cartwright of the Parable Novels art company created right in Bridgeville, Delaware. plz contact call 302-632-5315 for any questions or concerns, thank you God Bless For more information contact: Demetrius Cartwright 302-632-5315 or visit facebook.com/thehashis
August 2 - August 2
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
Time: 7:00pm Location: Marshall Steam Museum, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: Join us for our Evenings at the Museum where you can explore the museum behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with our historic collections. This week's topic is Stanleys and Racing: Factory Performance Cars and Specials with Kelly Williams. In the early years of the automobile industry, Stanleys were practically unbeatable in certain kinds of races. We’ll talk about cars that were intended for general sale, but were designed for extremely high performance. We’ll also discuss several cars that the factory created specifically for racing, one of which gained world renown in 1906 and 1907. For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
August 13 - August 13
Milton Historical Society
The Milton Historical Society is hosting an Architectural Gems of Milton Walking Tour on August 13th at 9:30 a.m. Tours will begin at the Milton Historical Society Museum. The Tour will offer a lively overview of Milton's history, and a chance to view and learn about many of the architectural styles preserved in the homes, button sheds, barns and outbuildings in the historic area. Free parking will be available next to the museum. Reservations are required. The cost is $5 per person for non-MHS members and free for members. For more information or to reserve your tour call 302-684-1010 or email visit@historicmilton.com
August 14 - August 14
Elk Neck State Park
Time: 9 - 11 am Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: “Elk River Exploration” Explore the banks of Turkey Point by paddling the Elk River. Along the way learn to identify some of the animals that call this watery habitat home. $20 per canoe or tandem kayak and $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak - bring it along for just $5 per person. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor Area. For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx
September 6 - September 6
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
Time: 7:00pm Location: Marshall Steam Museum, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: Join us for our Evenings at the Museum where you can explore the museum behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with our historic collections. This week's topic is sn Invitational Preview. The special theme for the 2016 Auburn Heights Invitational Historic Auto Display is Roadsters & Runabouts. Join us for a sneak peek of what makes this our classiest event of the year. For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
September 17 - September 17
Milton Historical Society
The Milton Historical Society is hosting an Architectural Gems of Milton Walking Tour on September 17th at 9:30 a.m. Tours will begin at the Milton Historical Society Museum. The Tour will offer a lively overview of Milton's history, and a chance to view and learn about many of the architectural styles preserved in the homes, button sheds, barns and outbuildings in the historic area. Free parking will be available next to the museum. Reservations are required. The cost is $5 per person for non-MHS members and free for members. For more information or to reserve your tour call 302-684-1010 or email visit@historicmilton.com
September 18 - September 18
Lewes Dragon Boat Festival
Time: 9AM-5PM Location: Lewes Canalfront Park, Front Street, Lewes, DE Description: 36 teams will compete for first place in a Dragon Boat Festival. Food vendors, and kids activities Proceeds Benefit: Sussex Academy For more information contact: Gina Derrickson 302-542-6321 or visit www.lewesdragonboat.com
September 24 - September 24
Elk Neck State Park
Time: 1 - 4 pm Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: "National Public Lands Day" Come out and celebrate Public Lands Day at Elk Neck State Park! You will be among thousands of people nation-wide who volunteer their time to benefit America's public lands. Work side-by-side with park staff and afterwards enjoy a live animal program featuring some of Maryland’s most common reptiles. Meet in the North East Beach Area. Call for more details. For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx
October 4 - October 4
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
Time: 7:00pm Location: Marshall Steam Museum, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: Join us for our Evenings at the Museum where you can explore the museum behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with our historic collections. This week's topic is The Marshall Patents: Making Fiber Continuously with Bob Wilhelm. Join Auburn Heights volunteer Bob Wilhelm share his research on the paper and fiber history of the Marshall family from the mid-1800s until the formation of National Fibre & Insulation Company in the early 1900s. We’ll start by investigating the Marshall paper business and how Israel Marshall (grandfather to Tom Marshall) perfected their papers that were used in the making of vulcanized fibre in Wilmington. Then we will explore how Israel transformed single sheet fiber making machinery into a patented continuous process producing a superior fibre by the roll. Attendees will be able to handle vulcanized fibre samples and stay tuned for a website component to this program. For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
October 16 - October 16
Elk Neck State Park
Time: 10 am - 12 pm Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: "Hawk Watch" Look high in the sky at Turkey Point and you will see migrating hawks and falcons. Join volunteers from Turkey Point Hawk Watch and Cecil Birding Club (and animals from the Scales & Tales program) to learn how to identify these birds of prey by color, shape, size, and silhouette. Meet at the Turkey Point Lighthouse parking lot. Donations welcomed. Call to make a reservation today! For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx
November 1 - November 1
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
Time: 7:00pm Location: Marshall Steam Museum, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: Join us for our Evenings at the Museum where you can explore the museum behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with our historic collections. This week's topic is Auburn/Yorklyn: From Hamlet to Village to Hamlet with John Harrison. Join local historian John Harrison for this special talk that will explore the genesis, growth, decline, and renaissance of Yorklyn. The timespan of this talk with cover beginnings dating back to the 1700s to the exciting developments happening today. For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
December 13 - December 13
Children's Choice, Inc.
Time: 6:00PM Location: 707 Walker Road, Dover, DE 19904 Description: There are thousands of children in temporary foster homes waiting for a loving, permanent, adoptive family. Interested in finding out more about adoption from foster care? Come to a session at one of our Children’s Choice locations to learn how to get started and to have your questions answered! Sessions are on the second Tuesday at 707 Walker Road, Dover at 6:00pm. For more information contact: Kathleen Smith, 302-233-4616 or visit www.childrenschoice.org



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