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Friday
Apr 20

Earth Day Event for Schools

10:00 am, Brandywine Zoo

Groups, take a self-guided tour through the zoo as we Party for the Planet! Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo and stop at various conservation activity stations and learn how you can become a better steward of our planet. Plus, sign up for a time for your school group to have a special live animal program in our Education Building (space is limited). Fee: Free with zoo admission, but please pre-register your group! To register: visit brandywinezoo.ortg/schoolevents Live animal program…

Saturday
Apr 21

Earth Day Volunteer Day

9:00 am, George Wilson Community Center

April is National Volunteer Month so get into the spirit by assisting the Parks and Recreation Department on Earth Day! Volunteers are essential in taking care of our parks and for us to conduct the quality programs and events that the community has come to love. Volunteer help and dedication to the community are greatly appreciated. There will also be lots of information on how to sign up to be a Summer Camp Counselor Volunteer and more!

Saturday
Apr 21

25th Annual Brandywine River Cleanup

9:00 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Get dirty with the Young Friends of the Brandywine at the 25th Annual Brandywine River Cleanup on Saturday, April 21! Over the years, the Young Friends have removed more than 30 tons of trash from the banks of the Brandywine between Lenape and the Delaware state line including picnic tables, hundreds of tires, lawn chairs, countless cans and even a huge stuffed purple gorilla. Help us fill up another dumpster this year. Volunteers are advised to wear hats, long pants,…

Saturday
Apr 21

DELPEX 2018 Stamp Show

10:00 am, Nur Shrine Center

The DELPEX 2018 Postage Stamp Show features stamp exhibits, 20 stamp dealers, a bid board auction, and free stamps for kids. Come and meet others who share your interest in stamp collecting! Free Admission.

Saturday
Apr 21

Spring Vendor and Craft Fair

11:00 am, Saint James Episcopal Church

Spring Craft and Vendor Fair! Come and browse and shop from local vendors and crafters, with booths both indoors and outdoors! Try your luck at one of our raffles. Grab a bite to eat and bring your kids for face painting, games and fun!

Saturday
Apr 21

18-Hole Indoor Mini Golf

12:00 pm, Skyline Methodist Church

Skyline Church will be hosting an indoor, 18-hole Indoor Mini Golf event!  In addition to forming and strengthening relationships, our goal for this event is to have fun, raise funds for our faith community, and donate to a local non-profit organization, AIDS Delaware’s food pantry. In the early afternoon, the course will be open to the public for a small fee - it will be a great activity for kids and families. We will then host an evening event where teams…

Sunday
Apr 22

Earth Day Painting in the Park

9:30 am, George Wilson Community Center

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than by heading out to your favorite park and capturing the beauty of Nature! Join Painter Janice Vara at George Wilson Park as she will guide you through step by step landscape painting. All materials will be provided. Final pieces may be entered into a collective 50th Anniversary Art Exhibit at the George Wilson Community Center on Saturday, May 19! Registration must be received by one week prior to program date. Activity #:…

Wednesday
Apr 25

Cocktails and Chapeaux

6:00 pm, Radnor Hunt

Spend a few hours with friends and fellow race-goers creating a one-of-a-kind hat for Race day! Well-known area milliners will be there to help you create the perfect chapeau sure to take the top prize. Hat not included—please bring a hat to embellish or adorn. Embellishments are included in the price. $25 per person – includes hat embellishments, light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.