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January 26 - January 26
Milford High School DECA/BPA Student Clubs
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Location: Benvenuto 429 NE Front Street Milford, DE Description: Brunch at Benvenuto Includes: Chilled Seafood Station, waffle Station, Carving Station, Omelet Station, Bread Bar, Buffet Bar all for $29.99 Proceeds will help to offset student expenses as they compete nationally in various business/marketing competition events in Washington DC and Nashville, TN this spring. Proceeds Benefit: MHS DECA/BPA Business Students National Competition Expenses For more information contact: MHS Mrs. Emory or Mrs. Parker 422-1610 or Benvenuto 422-1086
January 29 - January 29
LIFE Conference Planning Committee
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center Description: The LIFE Conference is a joint effort of many Delaware organizations that serve persons with disabilities and their families, which addresses the topics of Legislation, Independence (through Assistive Technology), Family and Education. Over 500 people with disabilities, families and professionals attend the annual conference for educational and networking opportunities. Proceeds Benefit: Delawareans with Disabilities For more information contact: DE Developmental Disabilities Council -- 739-3333 or visit www.lifeconferencede.org/
February 1 - February 1
Richard Allen Coalition, Inc.
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Location: 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, DE 19947 Description: Tickets are on sale now for the Richard Allen Coaliiton, Inc. 5th Annual Gala Saturday, February 1, 2020, 4:00 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, DE 19947. The keynote speaker will be the renowned Dr. Howard Stevenson, native of Sussex County, graduate of Cape Henlopen High School, and a Professor at University of Pennsylvania. The 2020 honorees include Bernice Edwards, Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth, Marlene Hall, Martina Williams, and Peggy Trott. No tickets will be sold at the door. All tickets are $40 per person or $400 for a table of eight. To purchase tickets contact Brenda Milbourne at (302) 362-0353. Check payable to Richard Allen Coalition. For more information, contact Betty Deacon at (302) 644-4303 or betty.deacon@gmail.com or Jane Hovington at (3020 2582-7182 or jehovahrohi@aol.com or Diaz Bonville (302) 528-2265 or Diaz122455@aol.com. Proceeds Benefit: Richard Allen School For more information contact: Brenda Milbourne, (302) 362-0353. or visit www.richardallenschoolgeorgetown.com
February 1 - February 1
Richard Allen Coalition
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Location: CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, DE. Description: Tickets on sale now for The Richard Allen Coalition 5th Annual Gala set for 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 1, at the CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, DE 19947. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Howard Stevenson, Professor at Univeristy of Pennsylvania. All tickets are $40 per person or $400 for a table of eight. No tickets will be sold at the door. To purchase tickets contact Brenda Milbourne at (302) 362-0353. Those who wish to make a year-end contribution can make check payable to Richard Allen Coalition and mail to P.O. Box 624, Georgetown, DE 19947. For more informaton, contact Betty Deacon at (302) 644-4303, betty.deacon@gmail.com; or Jane Hovington at (302) 258-7182, jehovahrohi@aolcom; or Diaz Bonville at (302) 528-2265, Diaz122455@aol.com Proceeds Benefit: Richard Allen School For more information contact: 3025282265 or visit www.richardallenschoolgeorgetown.com
February 5 - March 11
Delaware Medical Reserve Corps
Time: 1:30 – 4pm Location: Laurel Public Library 101 E 4th St Laurel, DE 19956 Description: FREE Diabetes Education- 6 Week Workshop Series Laurel Public Library 101 E 4th St Laurel, DE 19956 When: 2/5 – 3/11/20Wednesday, from 1:30 – 4pm (2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/4 & 3/11) More knowledge about how to manage your diabetes can:rn• Help you prevent and/or delay health complicationsrn• Improve your hemaglobin A1C (average blood sugar reading) • Help you make better food choices and lose weight • Help you better control your glucose levels through exercise and stress management• Help you communicate better with your health care providersrnMore knowledge about diabetes can improve your life!rnrnSign up for this free workshop!rnrnRegister online at https://www.healthydelaware.org/Individuals/Diabetes/Self-Management-Program or call Self-Management Programs 302-990-0522 For more information contact: Self-Management Programs 302-990-0522 or visit www.healthydelaware.org/Individuals/Diabetes/Self-Management-Program
February 5 - February 5
Greenwood Public Library
Location: Hickory Ridge Church 12237 Sussex Hwy, Greenwood, DE 19950 Description: Join us on Wednesday, February 5th, at 12:00pm for singing, dancing and stories. Story time with Unbranded Dance is great for children from 3-6 years old. We will meet at Hickory Ridge Community Church: 12237 Sussex Hwy, Greenwood, DE 19950. For more information contact: Greenwood Library greenwood.library@lib.de.us or visit greenwood.lib.de.us
February 6 - February 6
Blue Blaze Association
Time: 5:30PM- 7:30PM Location: Delaware Art Museum Description: Blue Blaze Associates presents Conversations with Women Making a Difference on February 6, 2020, at the Delaware Art Museum. The inspirational event features a panel discussion with three influential women offering career highlights, life stories, and hard-earned wisdom. All proceeds are donated to local nonprofits. rnrnWHAT:rnConversations with Women Making a DifferencernrnWHEN:rnThursday, February 6, 2020rn5:30–7:30 p.m.rnrnWHERE:rnDelaware Art Museumrn2301 Kentmere ParkwayrnWilmington, DE 19806rnrnTICKETS:rn$35 before January 31rnrnThe three panelists for February 6, 2020 are:rnrnClaudia Peña Porretti, CEO, Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay, is a seasoned nonprofit leader and strong advocate for children through her work with Girls, Inc., La Esperanza, Victims Immigration Services program, Prevent Alcohol and Substance Abuse (PASA) and Latin American Community Center. rnrnKathy Jennings, Attorney General of Delaware, has prosecuted dozens of domestic violence, sexual assault, and homicide cases and served as State Prosecutor, Chief Deputy Attorney General and Chief Administrative Officer of New Castle County. rnrnLossie Freeman - Director of Corporate Partnerships, Zip Code Wilmington, has experience in financial roles as a licensed broker-dealer on the JPMorgan Listed Equity Trading Desk and a clerk on the New York Stock Exchange, she worked in the Economic/Political section at the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou, China and served as Special Assistant to Mayor Mike Purzycki for Employment Initiatives for the City of Wilmington. rnrnPanel Facilitator & Series Sponsor:rnCarol Arnott-Robbins is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach and founder of the Network to Encourage Women’s Support 4 Women (NEWS4Women), an initiative to build collaborative community and economic opportunities for women. rnrn Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Art Museum For more information contact: Wendy Scott (302)-737-8601 or visit www.delart.org/event/conversations-with-women-feb2020/?instance_id=17758
February 6 - February 6
People's Place
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm Location: Frederica Senior Center Description: People’s Place and the Frederica Senior Center are partnering to offer a free Caregiver Support Group on the first Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m.The group will be led by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from People’s Place at the Frederica Senior Center located at 216 Market Street in Frederica, DE. This service is open to the public and no registration is required. For more information contact: Kim Rigby 302-422-8033 or visit www.peoplesplace2.com
February 8 - February 23
Delaware Medical Reserve Corps
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm Location: Delaware State Police Troop 3 3759 S State St Camden Wyoming, DE 19934 Description: Saturday and Sunday 2/8 and 2/9rnSaturday and Sunday 2/22 and 2/23rn8:30am-4:00pmrnrnThis free 4-day training is an anchor training that qualifies participants to lead Chronic Disease Self Management workshops as peer Lay Leaders. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND.rnrnThe Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop for people with chronic conditions. It teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of chronic conditions and to maintain and/or increase life’s activities.rnrnIf you have an interest in helping improve the quality of lives for people living with chronic conditions, become a Lay Leader! rnrnRegistration is required. For more information or to sign up contact: rnSelf Management Programs at 302-990-0522 or selfmanagementprogramsde@gmail.com For more information contact: Self Management Programs at 302-990-0522 or selfmanagementprogramsde@gmail.com
February 15 - February 15
Greenwood Public Library
Location: Amity Coffee Shop 13 Market Street, Greenwood DE 19950 Description: rnMind Readers Teen Book ClubrnOn Saturday, February 15th at 1pm, teens 16+ are invited to join the Mind Readers Club and gather at the Amity Coffee Roasters to discuss books over coffee. Come ready to talk about a favorite title and enjoy a free beverage and cookie. The Amity Coffee Shop is located at 13 Market Street. For more information contact: Greenwood Library greenwood.library@lib.de.us or visit greenwood.lib.de.us
February 18 - February 18
Greenwood Public Library
Location: Greenwood Library, 100 Mill Street, Greenwood, DE 19950 Description: Creative Artisan's Guild If you stitch, knit or dabble in any Creativity, bring a project and relax with other artists at the Greenwood Library, on Tuesday, February 18th at 6pm. For more information contact: Greenwood Library greenwood.library@lib.de.us or visit greenwood.lib.de.us
February 20 - February 20
Greenwood Public Library
Location: Greenwood Library, 100 Mill Street, Greenwood, DE 19950 Description: rnHow to Start a BusinessrnrnOn Thursday, February 20th, at 5:00pm, the Small Business Development Center will present the workshop, How to Start a Business. This workshop will provide an overview of starting a business in Delaware and give potential entrepreneurs an opportunity to get answers to their most pressing questions. Attendees will learn about issues to consider before starting a business including - Business Licenses needed, Insurance, Forms of Business, Funding, Business Plan outline, etc. The program is free and open to all and registration is required. To register, go online at www.delawaresbdc.org. For more information, call 302-831-1555. For more information contact: Greenwood Library greenwood.library@lib.de.us or visit greenwood.lib.de.us
February 21 - February 21
Cape Henlopen Senior Center
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 11 Christian St., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Description: Cape Henlopen Senior Center February Dance: Friday, February 21, 2020 - Cupid's Dance featuring the Sweet Sounds of Everett Spells. Shake off those Winter Doldrums. Dance the night away: Jitter Bug, EC & WC Swing, Waltz, Foxtrot, Rhumba, Cha Cha, Tango, Swango, etc. $20 Per Person - Refreshments Included - BYOL, 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. at the Cape Henloepn Senior Center, 11 Christian Street, Rehoboth, Beach, DE 19971. For more information, call (302) 227-2055. For more information contact: 3022272055 or visit www.capehenlopenseniorcenter.org
February 21 - February 22
Old Paths Church of Christ
Time: Friday 6pm-9pm • Saturday 8am-3:30pm Location: 18295 Redden Road Georgetown, DE 19947 Description: Marriage Seminar | Love • Sex • MarriagernFebruary 21-22, 2020rnGeorgetown DelawarernFriday 6pm-9pm • Saturday 8am-3:30pmrnStrengthen, grow, and renew your marriage with the help of international speaker and author, Dr. Joe Beam. Whether you are newly married or a seasoned "pro," you will learn how people fall in love, how people fall out of love, and how to be more in love than you ever have been before. There will also be talks about love and biblical sex in marriage. This seminar is entertaining, informative, and a fun way to grow more passion for those who desire strong healthy marriages.rnrnRegister on Eventbrite - http://bit.ly/MarriageSeminarDE or Frank (302-381-5033) by February 14, 2020 For more information contact: Frank Goehringer (302-381-5033) or visit bit.ly/MarriageSeminarDE
February 21 - February 21
Greenwood Public Library
Location: Greenwood Library, 100 Mill Street, Greenwood, DE 19950 Description: rnAround the World International Fair On Friday, February 21st, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Greenwood Library, there will be an Around the World International Fair. The event will begin at 5pm with a cooking demonstration of international desserts presented by Chef Charles Oppman, who has studied under German, French and English pastry chefs. In addition, countries from around the world will be represented and celebrated by displays, delicacies, discussions and more. If you would like to represent a country, please email greenwood.lib.de.us by February 17. The event is free and open to the whole family. Registration is required only for the cooking demonstration at 5pm. To register, go online to www.greenwood.lib.de.us or email greenwood.library@lib.de.us. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact: Greenwood Library greenwood.library@lib.de.us or visit greenwood.lib.de.us
February 24 - February 24
DMHOA
Time: 6:30 -8:00 pm Location: Angola Beach & Estates Clubhouse Description: February 24th DMHOA Monthly General Membership Meeting. The Delaware Manufactured Home Owners Association (DMHOA) is the only nonprofit organization and Legislative advocate representing the interests of home owners living in manufactured housing on leased land throughout the entire state of Delaware. Monthly meetings begin at 6:30 pm at Angola Beach and Estates Clubhouse, 22971 Suburban Blvd, Lewes. Admission is free and open to anyone living in manufactured housing on leased land. For more information visit: dmhoa.org, check out our Facebook page: dmhoahu or call 302-945-2122. For more information contact: Bill Kinnick 302-945-2122 or visit www.dmhoa.org
February 28 - February 28
Greenwood Public Library
Location: Greenwood Library, 100 Mill Street, Greenwood, DE 19950 Description: Northern Lights – Art Factory Come and join Miss Charis at the Greenwood Public Library for a fun evening at the Art Factory on Friday, February 28th at 5:30pm. We will create a beautiful landscape of the Northern Lights with the use of chalk pastels. This class is for 8-14 year olds. To register visit www.greenwood.lib.de.us. For more information contact: Greenwood Library greenwood.library@lib.de.us or visit greenwood.lib.de.us
March 7 - March 7
Sea Bridge Equine Rescue
Time: Doors opent at 545, games begin at 7 Location: Harrington Moose Lodge Description: A quarter auction to benefit Sea Bridge Equine Rescue will be held March 7th at the Harrington Moose. Doors open at 545, games begin at 7. An all in paddle will be available. The cost will be announced prior to the event. Regular paddles are $5 for the first one and $2 for each additional. The Moose will be selling food and beverages. Proceeds Benefit: Sea Bridge Equine Rescue For more information contact: Angela 302-222-0754 or visit www.facebook.com/events/2658024774288814/
April 11 - April 11
Diamond State Roller Derby
Time: 8am - 5pm Location: Bellevue State Park Description: DESCRIPTIONrnDiamond State Skate Fest and 5K is a single-day, all-age and skill levels festival at Bellevue State Park on Saturday, April 11, 2020. Hosted by Diamond State Roller Derby, Delaware's first co-ed, skater-owned and operated Women's Flat Track Derby (WFTDA) league. Skate Fest promises something for everyone, including: a 5K run/walk, a recreational 5K skate, a skate half marathon, a skate full marathon, and more!rnNo matter how you roll, Skate Fest will have plenty of food, drinks, games, and family fun to keep your wheels turning well into the night! rnRace time for the 5k walk/run will be 9am on Saturday, April 11th. No skates are permitted on this course. Roller 5k, half and full marathon will start at 11am with a four hour time limit. rn5K RUN/WALK - REGISTRATION AND BIB PICK UPrnIf you are participating in the 5K Run/Walk portion of the day here is your registration and bib pick up information.rnRegistration and bib pick up opens at 8:00am till 8:45am in the Hunter Barn.rnThe 5K will start at 9:00am just outside the doors of the Hunter Barn.rnAwards will follow the race inside the Hunter Barn around 10:30am.rn5K RUN/WALK AWARDS AND AGE GROUPSrnOverall & MastersrnTop three in each age group overall & mastersrn9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70rn Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition & Diamond State Roller Derby For more information contact: diamondstateskatefest@gmail.com or visit runsignup.com/Race/DE/Wilmington/DiamondStateSkateFest5K
April 20 - April 26
Ward World Education Conference
Location: Roland E. Powell Convention Center Description: Create award-winning carvings with World Champion and professional carvers. A full menu of one-, two-, three-, and four-day classes are offered in conjunction with the Ward World Championship by such artists as Rich Smoker, Ross Smoker and more. Registration in advance is required; space is limited. Proceeds Benefit: The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art For more information contact: Brittany Andrew wardpr@salisbury.edu or visit www.wardmuseum.org/program-calendar/world-championship/
April 24 - April 26
50th Annual Ward World Championship
Location: Roland E. Powell Convention Center Description: Carvers and visitors from across the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art. The event includes judging, benefit auction, classes, seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans and supplies. Proceeds Benefit: The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art For more information contact: Brittany Andrew wardpr@salisbury.edu or visit www.wardmuseum.org/program-calendar/world-championship/
April 24 - April 26
50th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival
Location: Roland E. Powell Convention Center Description: Carvers and visitors from across the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art. The event includes judging, benefit auction, classes, seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans and supplies. Proceeds Benefit: The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art For more information contact: Brittany Andrew wardpr@salisbury.edu or visit www.wardmuseum.org/program-calendar/world-championship/
December 12 - December 12
The Milton Theatre presents Serafin Winter Music
Time: 7pm Location: The Milton Theatre, 110 Union Street, Milton, DE 19968 Description: The Milton Theatre presents Serafin Ensemble, “The Serafins,” for a special seasonal concert on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m. Serafin Winter Music features performances by East Coast artists Kate Ransom and Amos Fayette, violins; Luke Fleming, viola; Jacques-Pierre Malan, cello; and Gus Mercante, countertenor.The concert includes selections for the season, such as the ever-popular Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson, Vivaldi's "Winter," and sing-along carols with "Uncle Gus" Mercante, along with standard repertoire celebrating Beethoven's 249th birthday on December 16.rn For more information contact: The Milton Theatre or visit www.miltontheatre.com



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