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Thursday
Nov 8

Stroller Tour

10:30 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by babies. Free with Museum admission. For more information visit: https://www.brandywine.org/museum/events/ Full schedule below. Tuesday, January 8: Focus on ​Winslow Homer: Photography and the Art of Painting; Tuesday, February 12: Focus on ​American Beauty: Selections from the Richard M. Scaife Bequest; Tuesday, March 12: Focus on the Art of…

Tuesday
Nov 27

New Jersey Tax Amnesty Program

12:00 am

Taxpayers who owe back taxes to the State of New Jersey now have an opportunity to start fresh. The New Jersey Tax Amnesty program allows individuals AND businesses to file past tax returns OR pay back taxes with reduced interest and NO penalties. The program runs through January 15. To learn more or find out if you can take part in Tax Amnesty, call 1-800-781-8407  or visit TaxAmnesty.nj.gov.

Thursday
Nov 29

SIX-WEEK SUPPORT GROUPS

6:00 pm, New Castle County Office

Healing After the Loss of a Loved One During the HOLIDAY Season. Thursday, November 29–Thursday, January 10* from 6:00–7:30 p.m. at the Delaware Hospice Office, Newark. No group meeting December 27th. To register, contact the group facilitator, Leslie at 302-478-5707 ext. 1153 or [email protected]

Saturday
Dec 1

Christmas Tree Fundraiser

8:00 am, Kimble Farms

Atlas Assistance Dogs will be holding their first Christmas Tree fundraiser in Nottingham, PA at Kimble Farm, located at the Nottingham exit of Route 1 and 272 beginning Saturday, December 1st. Come and see the beautiful assortment of fresh trees just waiting to find a home for the holidays.  Each Saturday in December, local sponsors Herr's and Redner's Warehouse Markets will be providing snacks and the Starbucks in Oxford will have hot coffee to keep you warm while you stroll the…

Monday
Dec 3

Holiday Poinsettia Sale

12:00 pm, The greenhouse

The annual holiday sale of poinsettias grown at the greenhouse on the Department of Health and Social Services’ Herman Holloway Campus near New Castle will begin December 3rd and run through December 20th. The hours are noon-5:30 PM, Monday through Friday and 10:00 AM-2:00 PM on Saturdays. The greenhouse will be closed on Sundays. The greenhouse is operated by Bright Spot Urban Farm and proceeds from the sale of the 1,800 poinsettias grown this season will help support young people aging…

Monday
Dec 3

Fresh Christmas Tree Sale

4:00 pm, Brookside Lions Club

Brookside Lions Club and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church are hosting a Fresh Christmas Tree Sale, now through December 23rd, while supplies last. Both Douglas and Frazer fir are available, also making fresh and artificial centerpieces, cemetery blankets and wreaths. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 4:00-9:00 PM. Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM.

Tuesday
Dec 4

GOOD GRIEF MONTHLY DROP-IN SUPPORT GROUPS

2:00 pm, New Castle County Office

Loss of a Spouse/Life Partner (all ages) is the 1st Tuesday of every month from 2:00–3:30 p.m. at the Delaware Hospice Office in Newark.To register, contact the group facilitator: Leslie 302-478-5707 ext. 1153 or [email protected] Good Grief monthly groups are for those who are seeking additional support from others who have experienced the death of a loved one. The topics will vary monthly depending on the needs of the group each month.

Wednesday
Dec 5

"GOOD GRIEF” MONTHLY DROP-IN SUPPORT GROUPS

8:00 am, New Castle County Office

Good Grief monthly groups are for those who are seeking additional support from others who have experienced the death of a loved one. The topics will vary monthly depending on the needs of the group each month. YOUNG Loss of a Spouse/Life Partner (under age 60) is the 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:00–7:30 p.m. at the  Delaware Hospice Office in Newark. To register, contact the group facilitator, Leslie at 302-478-5707 ext. 1153 or [email protected]

Wednesday
Dec 5

NCCPD 6th Annual Coat & Can Drive

12:00 pm, Route 9 Library

The NCCPD 6th Annual Coat & Can Drive is going on now through December 13th! Drop off a warm coat or a canned good to any of the following three locations! New Castle County public Safety Building- 3601 N Dupont Highway; New Castle County Government Center- 87 Reads Way: Route 9 Library & Innovation Center- 3022 New Castle Ave. Coat Distribution is Saturday, December 15th from 12:00-4:00 PM at the Route 9 Library! Must be present to receive a coat.…

Friday
Dec 14

Family Holiday Bazaar

6:30 pm, Delaware Children's Theatre

This December 14th, shop for a good cause at Delaware Childrens Theatre’s Family Holiday Bazaar from 6:30-9:30 PM. A $15 ticket entitles you to food and a drink. Listen to live performances while you shop from vendors, get your Xmas baked goods and plants - there’s even a children’s craft table. Enjoy the festive shopping experience in this historic Victorian building and help a local nonprofit. Tickets available at the door or purchase on our website at dechildrenstheatre.org.