Community Calendar
April 29 - April 30
University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
Time: April 29: 3:00pm-6:00pm. April 30: 9:30am-4:00pm Location: Production area across from Fischer Greenhouse, behind Townsend Hall on the UD South Campus. Roger Martin Lane, Newark, DE 19716 Description: If you're ready for spring and beyond, plan your visit to the 24th Annual University of Delaware Botanic Gardens Benefit Plant Sale Friday, April 29 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm or Saturday, April 30 from 9:30 am to 4 pm (in conjunction with UD’s Ag Day) in the fenced area across from Fisher Greenhouse on UD’s South Campus. Admission is free. Check out the Plant Sale catalog at the UDBG website http://ag.udel.edu/udbg to see the fabulous array of buckeyes (Aesculus) and daylilies (Hemerocallis), this year's featured plants, and a prime selection of magnolias, maples, clematis and iris available along with hundreds of additional select treasures. Friends enjoy an exclusive day to shop at the sale on Thursday, April 24 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Free parking is available behind Townsend Hall. To enjoy this and other exclusive member benefits, join the Friends online, or contact Melinda Zoehrer at (302) 831-0153 or BotanicGardens@udel.edu. For more information contact: Valann Budischak. (302) 831-4188. BotanicGardens@udel.edu or visit ag.udel.edu/udbg/
April 29 - April 29
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm Location: Delaware Community Foundation Georgetown-36 The Cir, Georgetown, DE 19947 Description: Executive to Executive Director (E2E) Peer Networking Session #3 These closed-door sessions will allow Executive Directors to learn best practices on topics unique to their role, as well as discuss challenges and opportunities they face in their leadership. Available on a monthly basis in all three counties. 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
April 29 - April 29
East Dover Elementary School PTO
Time: 5:30 to 8:00 pm Location: 852 S. Little Creek Rd. Dover, DE Description: Spring Craft and Vendor fair. A great chance to pick up an incredible Mother's Day gift! We have over 40 tables of crafts and items to browse and shop. We will also have a Chinese raffle going on. We even have a Massage Technician setting up (fee charged). So stop by, grab a snack, get yourself a little massage, do some shopping. What more could you want on a Friday night? Bring a friend or two and join us. Proceeds Benefit: East Dover Elementary PTO For more information contact: Terri Brewer 302-672-1655
April 30 - April 30
American Legion Post CKRT Post #7
Time: 9 am - 3 pm Location: 17448 S. DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE Description: 9th Annual Benefit Car & Bike Show.Pre-registration is $10.00, day of Show $15.00 9 am - Noon. Dash plaques to first 100 vehicles, patches to first 50 bikes. Free hotdog or hamburger with each registration. 42 plus trophies awarded by on-sight judges. Swap meet, vendor spots $25 each. Music, food available all day, 50/50 drawing, door prizes and event t-shirts. All show proceeds benefit local Veteran Programs. For more Show details call Tom at 302-423-2936. Public is Welcome. Sunday, May 1st, enjoy breakfast from 8-11 am, cost is $7.00 and Seniors eat for $6.00. Proceeds from breakfast will benefit the USO of Delaware Proceeds Benefit: Veteran Programs For more information contact: 302-423-2936 ~ Tom Adams
April 30 - April 30
The Sussex County Stamp Club
Time: 10 am - 4pm Location: Milton Fire Hall, 116 Front Street, Milton De. Description: On Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 10:00am-4:00pm, The Sussex County Stamp club will hold their annual stamp show. The show will take place at the Milton Fire Hall, 116 Front Street, Milton De. Admission is free and refreshments will be available. Hourly door prizes will be given away starting at noon, which have been donated by local merchants. There will also be an entire album collection set raffled off with pages (stamps not included) courtesy of the Mystic Stamp Co. of Camden, New York. You do not have to be present to win. Proceeds are donated to the local food bank New this year a bid board will be included, allowing collectors to bid on stamps up for bid. All those biding must receive a bid number prior to placing bids. Free stamps and catalogs will be available for kids while supplies last from Kenmore and Mystic Stamp Company.We are happy to have ten top stamp dealers by special invitation some of those that will be present are; Dutch Country Auction, Clarke Stamps from Wilmington, Delaware, Ryan Terlecky “10 stamps” from Pennsylvania, and from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware John Chaite will also be on hand. Our special guest DJ “Jerry B” Beaven of A.W.E. (Awesome Wedding Entertainment) will be on hand to ensure an enjoyable event. Uncle Hals Hot Dogs will be on sale to supply refreshments. For more info visit our website at https://sites.google.com/site/sussexcountystampclub/annual-stamp-show-2015 for questions email: sussexcostampclub@inbox.com Proceeds Benefit: raffle benefits the Milton Food Bank For more information contact: Bruce McKinney 684 1864 or visit sites.google.com/site/sussexcountystampclub
April 30 - April 30
Lewes Fire Department Auxiliary
Time: 8:15 Location: Lewes Fire Station 1 - Savannah Road, Lewes Description: STOP, DROP & RUN 5K The 2nd Stop, Drop & Run 5K, presented by the Lewes Fire Dept. Auxiliary and Races2Run will be held on Saturday, April 30, starting and finishing at the Lewes Fire Station on 347 Savannah Road. The 5K course, for runners and walkers, is a fast & flat residential route. The LFD mascot, Sparky, will announce the Kiddie-K, free for children 8 and under. The Kiddie-K will start at 8:15 with the 5K commencing at 8:30. Post-Race Party will immediately follow with food from local eateries and beer for those 21 and older. Family-friendly activities include games for the kids, face painting and fire tattoos. Firefighters, the Fire Prevention Team and, of course, Sparky will be present to show children of all ages the fire trucks and firefighting equipment. Non-runners can purchase tickets to attend the party for $5 on race day. More information, sponsorship information and registration applications for this race can be found at races2run. Proceeds Benefit: Lewes Fire Dept. For more information contact: http://www.races2run.com/events/stop-drop-run-5k/ lfdaux@gmail.com / 302-329-9396 or visit www.lewesfire.com
April 30 - April 30
Mental Health Association in DE
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 Location: Rehoboth Boardwalk Bandstand Description: E-Racing the Blues South Walk will be held on Saturday, 4/30 beginning at 9:00 a.m.at the Rehoboth Boardwalk Bandstand. Participants ($10 each) will walk to Grove Park, collect prize tickets from suicide prevention agencies, walk back to the Bandstand for refreshments and prize drawing. MHA is producing this event for the 3rd year to bring more attention to suicide prevention in our state. All monies raised will stay in Kent and Sussex Counties. Proceeds Benefit: Mental Health Association in DE For more information contact: Laurie McArthur - 800-287-6423 or visit www.eracingtheblues.org
April 30 - April 30
Delaware Center for the Inland Bays
Time: 9am - 1pm Location: James Farm Ecological Preserve, 30048 Cedar Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970 Description: Celebrate the return of spring at the 12th Annual “Gardening for the Bays” Native Plant Sale on Saturday, April 30th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at James Farm Ecological Preserve on Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View. The native flowers, ferns, grasses, trees and shrubs for sale are the main attraction, but the event also offers guided walks on the trails, ‘how to’ demonstrations, exhibits, a children’s tent, and gardening advice from experts. Sponsored by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), the event will host five nurseries selling thousands of plants for sun, shade, wet gardens and sandy soils, wherever your garden grows around the Inland Bays. Participating nurseries include the Inland Bays Garden Center, Roots Nursery, Environmental Concern and Sussex Landscaping all offering a full range of flowers, shrubs and trees, and Envirotech offering pond and wetland plants. While the sale starts at 9 a.m., early birds can show up at 8:00 a.m. for a bird walk led by Sharon Lynn of the Sussex Bird Club. For more information contact: Sally Boswell (302) 226-8105 x 103 or outreach@inlandbays.org or visit www.inlandbays.org/events/native-plant-sale/
April 30 - April 30
Community Safety Day
The Delaware State Police Troop 4 is holding a Community Safety Day on April 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Oak Orchard American Legion. The event will include police K9 training, state police aviation, seatbelt convincer, Indian River fire trucks and demo, special operations response team and the conflict management team. There will also be a chicken BBQ fundraiser for $8 a platter. This event is free to the community.
April 30 - April 30
Family Fun Day
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Greensboro Elementary School, 625 N. Main Street, Greensboro MD 21639 Description: A fun day for all ages of games, Splat the Teacher contest, raffle table with over 25 items, fire truck ride, cake wheel, moon bounce and giant slide, concessions and more. Free admission, with many activities at no charge. Proceeds Benefit: Greensboro Elementary School PTA For more information contact: Holly Porter, 410-215-6029 or visit www.facebook.com/events/1512546479055224/
May 1 - May 1
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
Time: 12:30-4:30pm Location: 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: oin us for a day celebrating all things train (big & small)! For more information contact: Susan Randolph (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
May 1 - May 1
Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Time: 7:45 am to 12:30 pm Location: Dravo Plaza/Riverfront Wilmington Description: 7th Teal Ribbon 5K Run/Walk to Fight Ovarian Cancer 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 for more information about DOCF and this special fundraiser, including registration/donation information and forms. Pre-Registration is $25 or Day-Of $30 ($20 for students with student I.D.); children 5 and under free (no event T-shirt). You also can register online at Races2Run.com. USATF certified course; NOVA Timing Systems will chip time runners using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System. 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 courtesy of Thompson's Bird Farm prior to start of race. DOCF will be collecting non-perishable items to donate to the Sunday Breakfast Mission in Wilmington, DE. Help those in need…drop your item(s) at the designated area at the Run/Walk. Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation For more information contact: Bill or Dorianne Short (302-998-6889) or visit deovariancancer.org/teal_ribbon_5k/2016_teal_ribbon_5k
May 1 - May 1
American Legion Post CKRT Post #7
Time: 8 AM - 11 AM Location: 17448 S. DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE Description: AUCE Sunday Breakfast including choice of eggs (any style, including omelets) bacon, Hughes Scrapple, sausage, toast, homemade biscuits, sausage gravy, pancakes & French Toast for only $7.00. Commanders Special for $5.00 ~ 2 eggs (any style) 2 pancakes or French Toast, 2 pieces of meat ( your choice of bacon, scrapple or sausage). Red, White and Blue Special for $5.00 ~ 2 eggs any style your choice of two pieces of meat, home fries and 2 pieces of toast. Executive Officer Special for $5.00 ~ 4 pancakes and your choice of two meat (bacon, sausage or scrapple. All breakfast meals include coffee, milk and OJ. Bottles of water or soda can be purchased for $1.00. Ala Carte Items are available. Call (302) 398-3566 for more information. THIS IS A SMOKE-FREE EVENT! Open to the public! Proceeds Benefit: Veteran Programs Proceeds Benefit: USO For more information contact: 302-398-3566
May 1 - May 1
Dover Symphony Orchestra
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm Location: Dover Downs Rollins Center Description: Dover Symphony Orchestra Annual Pops Concert “Broadway Hits” Sunday, May 1, 2016, 3:00 p.m. Dover Downs Rollins Center The Dover Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Donald Buxton, will conclude its 2015-2016 season on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at the Dover Downs Rollins Center. Please note that this is the Sunday before Dover Days. “Broadway Hits” features music from a number of popular Broadway musicals. The orchestra will perform medleys from Wicked, Chicago, Les Miserables, Lion King, Jesus Christ Superstar, The King and I, as well as several others. Valet parking will be offered at $5.00. Additionally there will be free shuttle service throughout the parking lots. Sweet treats will continue to be offered at our Bake Sale. Admission prices are Adults--$20, Seniors/Students/Military--$15. Young people under 18 are free with a paying adult. For ticket sales log on to www.doversymphony.org or call 302-270-1903. Tickets will also be sold at the door. For further information check out the DSO website-- www.doversymphony.org. For more information contact: Nancy Pikulik 302-270-1903 or visit www.doversymphony.org
May 3 - May 3
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 Toy Trains Hit the Rails with John Schubel, Malcolm Taylor and Jay Williams. The “Electric train” group will present a history of toy trains, starting with 19th Century floor trains and progressing to mechanical and electric track trains. We’ll have displays of trains from early short-lived manufacturer’s as well as the “Big Three”: Lionel, Ives and American Flyer. Guests will have a chance to “take the controls” of the museum’s Lionel Standard Gauge layout. For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
May 4 - May 4
Rehoboth Beach Public Library
Location: Rehoboth Beach Public Library Meeting Room Description: The Rehoboth Beach Public Library will be holding a workshop to teach common sense self-defense techniques on Wednesday, May 4 at 1:30 pm lead by Gary Rosenblum. This workshop is designed for individuals that are interested in learning how to defend themselves but don’t have the time to fully commit to a training regimen. These techniques are easy to learn and easy to remember. This class is geared to teach several self-defense techniques that can be used in an emergency situation and can be used by just about anyone. After this workshop you will have some effective self-defense skills that can help get you out of an unpleasant situation. Without the need to spend a lifetime of training at the Dojo. Workshop space is limited and registration is required. You can find out more about this program by going to www.rehobothlibrary.org or call 302 856 7958. For more information contact: Rehoboth Beach Public Library 302 227 8044 or visit www.rehobothlibrary.org
May 4 - May 4
Milton Historical Society
The Milton Historical Society is hosting an Architectural Gems of Milton Walking Tour on May 4th 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
May 6 - May 6
Shredding Day
The Rehoboth Beach- Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce in partnership with WSFS and the Chamber's Green Force is hosting their "Shredding Event" on May 6th from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Bethany Blues. Attendees will be able to reduce their carbon footprint for free! This event will take place rain or shine. Not sure what you can shred? The possibilities are endless. You can shred any paper based material, x-rays, CD's, floppy disk, cassette/audio tapes, microfilm and more. Light refreshments will be provided by Bethany Blues. For more information contact the Rehoboth Beach- Dewey Chamber of Commerce at 302-227-6556 or visit www.beach-fun.com
May 6 - May 6
Nanticoke Health Services, Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce & the City of Seaford
Time: 5 - 9 PM Location: Downtown Seaford, Delaware Description: On Friday, May 6, 2016, Nanticoke Health Services is again joining forces with the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seaford to host the 3rd annual “Live for Chocolate” event, an evening of fun, laughter and support raising awareness for women’s health in Sussex County. Women often care for so many others, putting themselves on the bottom of the “to do” list. Live for Chocolate is an event that allows us to come together in fellowship, laughter and love to support and encourage one another to take care of ourselves while having a whole lot of fun! Every year, thousands of women are diagnosed with breast cancer. If diagnosed early, nearly all can be treated. For those with early diagnosis there is a 98% survival rate. But early detection is key. Bring your mother, your sister, your wife, or your friends. You can even bring your husband! Yes, the Man Cave hosted by Dick’s Barber Shop will be returning in 2016! For more information contact: Lynn Brocato, 302-629-9690 or visit www.nanticoke.org/liveforchocolate
May 7 - May 7
Creek Fest
The White Clay Creek State Park is hosting its eighth annual Creek Fest on May 7th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This years Creek Fest celebrates the 50th anniversary of the White Clay Watershed Association. This event is perfect for families and offers a variety of events. The Pre-event Stream Study at the Creek will begin at 10:30 a.m. Participants should meet at the Carpenter Recreation Shuttle Stop or at the Wedgewood Parking lot Hikes with the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Wilmington Trail Club guides hikers to explore White Clay on a moderate hike and pace over varied terrain. Participants are encouraged to bring water. The Invasive Plant Species Hike will take place at 2:00 p.m. There will be all day activities including face painting, food and more.There will also be performances and presentations on the main stage through out the day as well. For more information visit www.whiteclay.org
May 7 - May 7
Friends of KSI 2nd Annual Car Show
Time: 9 to 2 Location: Kent Sussex Industries Description: Friends of KSI will be hosting their 2nd Annual Car Show on May 7, 2016. This event will be held on the grounds of KSI, 301 N Rehoboth Avenue, Milford. The event is open to all cars. Fee for cars is $10. Spectators are free. Dash plaques to the first 100 cars. Proceeds Benefit: Kent Sussex Industries For more information contact: Angela 302-222-0754
May 7 - May 7
Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding
The Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding will be having a horse show on May 7th at 10 a.m. The show will showcase their participants. Activities will include riders showing off their riding and horsemanship skills, a horsketball contest, horse trivia and a fun intermission. This event is free and open to the public. A delicious lunch will be provided by Pioneer Materials. For more information visit www.sdtrhr.com/events
May 7 - May 7
22in22
The 22in22 is pleased to announce its first annual outdoor music festival, Vet Fest will be taking place on May 7th from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. It will take place at the Town of Whitehall's Mapleton Square. The event is to honor Delaware's veterans and active duty military, while drawing a focus on the epidemic of solider suicides. The day will include a motorcycle rally that will begin at Rommel's New Castle Facility at 10:15 and arrive at Whitehall at 11:00 a.m. Vet Fest organizers suggest that people arrive prior to 11:00 a.m. if they would like to see the motorcycle parade. Bands begin at 12:00 p.m. Food and Beverage will be on hand. Tickets will be $15 per person and free to those with a military I.D. For more information visit www.tinyurl.com/vetfest
May 8 - May 8
Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary
The Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary is having a Mother's Day Dinner from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Little Creek Fire Company Social Hall. The menu will include Crab Imperial, Oven fried chicken with gravy, Normanday blend, Parsley potatoes, Cole slaw, Relish tray, Rolls, Assorted desserts and drinks. There will also be a cash bar. Tickets are $12.00 for Adults, $6.00 for children ages 6 to 10 and children under 5 are free.
May 12 - May 12
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm Location: Modern Maturity Center- 1121 Forrest Ave, Dover, DE 19904 Description: Diversifying Funding to Build Capacity The fundraising environment is more competitive than ever. Learn what it takes to write a winning grant proposal. 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
May 12 - May 12
Beef and Beer Fundraiser
The Fordham/ Old Dominion Brewing Company in Dover will host celebrity bartending from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 on May 12th. This event is to benefit a Local Firefighter and his family. Ryan Artigliere's wife was recently diagnosed with stage 4 signet ring gastric cancer. Ryan is a professional firefighter in DC and is also a volunteer firefighter in both Dover and Camden- Wyoming fire companies. The event is to raise money to help with medical expenses and other expenses. There will be an auction and beer samples. It is $5 at the door for 5 beer samples.
May 13 - May 13
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm Location: Delaware Community Foundation Georgetown-36 The Cir, Georgetown, DE 19947 Description: Diversifying Funding to Build Capacity The fundraising environment is more competitive than ever. Learn what it takes to write a winning grant proposal. 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
May 13 - May 13
Holy Cross Elementary School
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm Location: Knights of Columbus Council Hall, 219 Vepco Blvd., Camden, DE 19934 Description: National headlining comedian Joe Matarese brings his completely autobiographical act to raise funds for the championship Holy Cross Chess Team on May 13th at 8 pm at the Knights of Columbus Council Hall in Camden, Delaware. Prior to the show, there will be a silent auction and cocktail hour starting at 7 pm. Joe has made appearances on the most sought after TV and radio shows including The Late Show with David Letterman, America’s Got Talent (where he received a standing ovation from all 4 celebrity judges and the 2000 person crowd), Chelsea Lately, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and his own special on Comedy Central Presents. The Holy Cross Elementary School Chess Team services over fifty active students at almost no cost. The team regularly ranks highly in national, regional, and statewide tournaments. Tickets are $30 each or $50 for two. To obtain tickets, contact Ron Poliquin at 302-229-2430 or ronpoliquin@gmail.com. Tickets can also be purchased online at Proceeds Benefit: Holy Cross Elementary School Chess Team For more information contact: Ron Poliquin, 302-229-2430 or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/joe-matarese-comedy-tour-comes-to-camden-de-for-parents-nights-out-tickets-24299889624?aff=ehomesaved
May 13 - May 13
Garden Club of Cape May
Time: 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm Location: Cape May Convention Hall Description: Take the ferry and visit Cape May! “You’re Invited,” theme for the 2016 Flower Show, celebrates memorable events in life. Artistic designs of happy occasions that lift our hearts --Garden Wedding, US Coast Guard Graduation, Family Reunion, Silver Wedding Anniversary, Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party and fun occasions such as Men’s Night Out (by men only), Bon Voyage and a Masked Ball. Horticulture exhibits grown and nurtured by the members will be displayed. A favorite repeat attraction is the artistic designs created by the Cape May City Elementary School First Graders and Cape May County Technical School Agriscience and Horticulture students. Free admission and refreshments. For more info, call Pat 609 884-6787. Proceeds Benefit: None For more information contact: Pat Tucker 609 884 6787 or visit None
May 14 - May 14
American Legion Post CKRT Post #7
Time: Noon - 10 PM Location: 17448 S. DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE Description: 5th Annual Band Bash with 9 live Bands! Featuring: Chainbreak, Judy Sings the Blues, At Risk, Black Hat Marvel, Weekday Warriors, Sweetwater, Parental Guidance, Perception, and Kick Back (formerly RMV).This is an outdoor event, so bring your chairs and support local live music. $5.00 per person, Drink Specials, food & $10 All you Can Drink Draft Beer. Call 302-398-3566 for more info. Follow us on FB:American Legion CKRT Post 7. Proceeds Benefit: Veteran Programs For more information contact: 302-398-3566
May 14 - May 14
Kent County 4-H Exchange Group
Time: 9 AM to 2 PM Location: University of Delaware Paradee Center, 69 Transportation Circle, Dover, DE Description: A unique Yard Sale of scrapbooking supplies and craft supplies will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the University of Delaware Paradee Center, 69 Transportation Circle, Dover, Delaware. The event is sponsored by the Kent County 4-H Exchange Group to help raise money to support hosting and travel for an interstate exchange student program. Rent a space to sell your unwanted scrapbooking and craft supplies for $20 per space which includes two tables and chairs. Stop by and shop for excellent deals at yard sale prices! Food will be available throughout the day by the 4-H Exchange Group. For more information about the event, please contact Lynn Wilkins at 302-222-0257 or jandlwilkins@msn.com or the Kent County Extension Office at 302-730-4000. Proceeds Benefit: Kent County 4-H Exchange Group For more information contact: Lynn Wilkins, 302-222-0257
May 15 - May 15
Carlisle Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary
Time: 1 to 5 PM Location: 615 NW Front St, Milford, DE 19963 Description: Tickets on sale now $12 pp; $13 takeouts $8 ages 6-12 Kids under 5 are free Menu is as follows Beef Dumplings Mash Potatoes Beets Cole Slaw String Beans Apple Sauce Rolls Water/Tea/Coffee Assorted Deserts Event Contact 302-519-1807 Proceeds Benefit: Ladies Auxiliary For more information contact: Ladies Auxiliary Members or Call the Fire Co. at 422-8001
May 18 - May 18
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 11:00am-1:30pm Location: Legislative Hall;Senate Majority Meeting Room-411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901 Description: Nonprofit Day! No Cost! Free! We are all partners in a strong Delaware! Join us in recognition of Delaware's nonprofit sector. We will have advocacy experts on hand, and you'll get a chance to mingle with your legislators No Cost! Free! For more information contact: John Baker-jbaker@delawarenonprofit.org -302.777.5500 or visit www.delawarenonprofit.org
May 21
Rehoboth Beach Public Library Run-For-The Books 5K
Time: 7:30-11 AM Location: Rehoboth Library is located at 226 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Description: Friends of the Rehoboth Beach Public Library, Inc. will be aiming to make everyone young and old more informed about the services offered at the library through a fun walking and running event in downtown Rehoboth on May 21, 2016 at 8:30 AM. Rehoboth Library is located at 226 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. Cost is $25 and registration is available at www.races2run.com . Proceeds Benefit: Rehoboth Beach Public Library For more information contact: Barb Kursh 302-521-0134 barb@races2run.com or visit www.races2run.com
May 21 - May 21
Rehoboth Beach Public Library
Location: Rehoboth Beach Public Library Meeting Room Description: The Rehoboth Beach Public Library will be hosting “Soundz of Steel Drum Ensemble” on Saturday, May 21 @ 1:00 pm. This ensemble group made up from youth across Sussex County, under the direction of Ida Fitchett and Christy Taylor, paly an exciting blend of calypso and reggae mixed in with arrangements of traditional well known popular Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Caribbean and other classic tunes. This ensemble began as a group in 2008, performing live at churches and other venues for all occasions. For more information or to registrar for this program please go to either www.rehobothlibrary.org or call 302 227 8044. For more information contact: Rehoboth Beach Public Library 302 227 8044 or visit www.rehobothlibrary.org
May 21 - May 21
Modern Maturity Center, Inc.
Time: 8 a.m to 1 p.m. Location: 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE 19904 Description: A yard and craft sale hosted by the Modern Maturity Center. Admission is FREE and open to the public. May 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are available to rent for $15 (yardsale) or $25 (craft vendor). You do not need to be a member to rent a table or attend. Breakfast items will be for sale. For information contact Amanda at (302) 734-1200 ext. 129. All proceeds from table rentals support the services of the Modern Maturity Center. Proceeds Benefit: Modern Maturity Center, Inc. For more information contact: Amanda Lawrence (302) 734-1200 ext. 129 or visit www.modern-maturity.org
May 22 - May 22
Miles for the Mounted 5th Annual 5k Cross Country Run/Walk
Time: 09:00 am Location: Carousel Park, 3700 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808 Description: The Friends of the Mounted Patrol are hosting the "Miles for the Mounted Patrol 5th Annual 5k Cross Country Run/Walk" on Sunday May 22, 2016 at 9:00 am at Carousel Park, 3700 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808. All proceeds benefit the New Castle County Police Mounted Patrol and the care of their horses. Preregistration is online at www.races2run.com, $25 or day of at race starting at 8:00 am, $30. Includes t-shirt, after party, parking and eligibility for door prizes. For more information visit www,clydesdalecops.org. Proceeds Benefit: Friends of the Mounted Patrol For more information contact: Gerry Moeller, gdmoeller1@gmail.com or visit www.races2run.com/events/mounted-patrol/
May 26 - May 26
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm Location: Modern Maturity Center- 1121 Forrest Ave, Dover, DE 19904 Description: Executive to Executive Director (E2E) Peer Networking Session #4 These closed-door sessions will allow Executive Directors to learn best practices on topics unique to their role, as well as discuss challenges and opportunities they face in their leadership. Available on a monthly basis in all three counties. 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
May 27 - May 27
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancment
Time: 9:00 am -12:00pm Location: Delaware Community Foundation Georgetown-36 The Cir, Georgetown, DE 19947 Description: Executive to Executive Director (E2E) Peer Networking Session #4 These closed-door sessions will allow Executive Directors to learn best practices on topics unique to their role, as well as discuss challenges and opportunities they face in their leadership. Available on a monthly basis in all three counties. 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
May 28 - May 28
South Coastal DE AARP
Time: 9 am - 3 pm Location: :Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Route 26, Ocean View, DE Description: Ninth annual Artisans Fair, features unique handcrafted art objects, including fabric art, fine art, glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, metal work and wood sculpture. The Fair includes a raffle auction of participating artisans' work, baked goods, a 50-50 cash raffle and lunch and snack items. Free admission and free parking. Proceeds Benefit: College scholarships For more information contact: Ida Crist 302-732-6336 or visit aarp5226.org
May 28 - May 28
South Coastal Delaware AARP
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Rt. 26, Ocean View Description: The Ninth annual Artisans Fair offers unique handcrafted art objects. Fifty exhibitors will feature fabric art, fine art, glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, metalwork, and wood sculpture. The Fair includes a raffle auction of participating artisans' work, baked goods, a 50-50 cash raffle and lunch and snack items. Free admission and free parking. Proceeds Benefit: High school and adult college scholarships For more information contact: Ida Crist 302-732-6336 or visit aarp5226.org
May 28 - May 28
South Coastal DE AARP
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Ocean View, DE Description: The ninth annual Artisans Fair offers unique handcrafted art objects. The work of 50 artisans will include fabric art, fine art, glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, metalwork and wood sculpture. The Fair features a raffle auction of exhibitors' work, baked goods, a 50-50 cash raffle, and lunch and snack items. Free admission and free parking. Proceeds Benefit: College scholarships for high school and adult students For more information contact: Ida Crist 302-732-6336 or visit aarp5226.org
June 2 - June 2
Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding
The Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding will be having a Paint Nite at the Barn on June 2nd at 7:00 p.m. Cash Bar and Snacks will be available for purchase. There will also be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early, painting will start at 7:00 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Proceeds will benefit Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding You can purchase tickets at www.paintnite.com/events/1065512
June 3 - June 4
Relay for Life of West Sussex
Time: 6:00pm-midnight Location: Soroptimist Park, Seaford, DE Description: At Relay For Life events, communities come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds you raise truly make a difference in the fight against cancer just ask one of the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year! Join us for a family friendly event filled with food, games, entertainment, and activities! Proceeds Benefit: American Cancer Society's Relay for Life For more information contact: Maggie Sullivan at (302) 324-4227 or visit main.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=70742
June 3 - June 4
Rose Colored Lasses
Time: 6:00 Location: Sunset Cove, 3 Haven Lake Avenue, Milford Description: Itʼs 6 OʼClock Somewhere “Itʼs 6 OʼClock Somewhere,” is an outdoor event to benefit Home of the Brave 2. Proceeds will be directed toward the construction of their new facility on Sharps Road. This special evening will be held at Sunset Cove, 3 Haven Lake Avenue, Milford, on June 3, 2016, beginning at 6:00 pm. The rain date is June 4. Heavy hors d'oeuvres along with tropical and summer cocktails will be served. Tickets include three alcoholic beverages, as well as unlimited non-alcoholic beverages. In addition there will be live entertainment, a small silent auction, 50/50 and door prizes. Tickets for fireside tables are $60 per person. Prime tables are $55 and grove tables $50 per person. For tickets call Dee (424-0395) or Judy (424-7766). The deadline for ticket sales is May 15. Proceeds Benefit: Home of the Brave 2 building program For more information contact: Rosie Babel 302-430-0532
June 4 - June 4
Beach Goes Blue 5K
The Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Beach Goes Blue 5K on June 4th at the North End of the Boardwalk. The race will begin at 8 a.m. and registration will start at 7:00 a.m. Registration includes a t-shirt, awards for time and "Best Blue" and a post race party at The Sandcrab Beach Bar. Additionally there will be live music at the Rehoboth Beach Band Stand, after dark blue beach glow, night light flight, "Find Amelia" with cash prizes, blue food and drink specials and blue themed activities. You can pre-register online at www.races2run.com/events/beach-goes-blue-5k A portions of the proceeds will benefit MERR (Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute) For more information visit www.beach-fun.com or call the Rehoboth Beach- Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce at 800-441-1329 x0 or 302-226-2233 x0
June 5 - June 5
American Legion Post CKRT Post #7
Time: 11am - 4pm Location: 17448 S. DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE Description: 24th Annual Blue Hen Bike Show and Swap Meet. 11-1 Registration. 1-2pm Games, 2-3pm judging, 3:30pm trophy presentation. Bike entry fee is $15.00 (includes 1 entry to festivities) Spectator admission is $5.00. Children 12 and under are Free. FUN FUN FUN. Food, Vendors, Bike Games, Outside Bar. Sponsored by Abate of Delaware, Kent County Chapter Proceeds Benefit: Abate of Delaware, Kent County Chapter For more information contact: 302-284-0454
June 7 - June 7
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 Selling American Innovation. Join Tom Marshall, founder of Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve and the Steam Team, as he tells stories from his life growing up in a car family. The Marshall family of Yorklyn, Delaware, was one of the first to embrace the new technology of steam-powered automobiles when members opened the first Stanley dealership in Delaware in 1910. Since that time, his family has been in and out of the car business and today leads the effort to preserve and share the most significant collection of steam cars in the region at the Marshall Steam Museum. For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
June 16 - June 16
Gals That Give
#dogood Benefit for People's Place on June 16th at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, 5:30-7:30pm. Chinese Auction, Cash Bar and 3 course buffet dinner. Two Ticket Options: $25 or a $35 ticket includes a bottle of wine. RSVP by Monday June 13th at www.eventbrite.com, e-mail galsthatgivecharity@gmail.com
June 18 - June 18
Milton Historical Society
The Milton Historical Society is hosting an Architectural Gems of Milton Walking Tour on June 18th 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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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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