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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 12

Bark in the Park

9:00 am, Auburn Valley State Park

Bark in the Park occurs the 2nd Wednesday of each month– December 12, January 9, February 13 and the 3rd Saturday of each month– December 15, January 19, February 16 from 9:00– 9:45 AM. Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free of…

Wednesday
Dec 12

Stroller Tour Family Program

10:30 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Free with Museum admission https://www.brandywine.org/museum/events/ . 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. Full schedule here: Tuesday, February 12: Focus on American Beauty: Selections from the Richard M. Scaife Bequest; Tuesday, March 12: Focus on the Art of Illustration; Tuesday, April 9: Focus on the Art of Andrew Wyeth.

Tuesday
Dec 18

Social Support Group

6:00 pm, Michael’s Restaurant

This is an opportunity for those who have experienced the death of a spouse or life partner to share your loss and learn helpful ways to cope with your grief. Each person pays for their own meal and drinks. Next Step Dinner is the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6:00–8:00 p.m. RSVP by the day before each dinner. To register, contact the group facilitator, Leslie at 302-478-5707 ext. 1153 or [email protected] *Note: For December we will meet on the 3rd…

Wednesday
Dec 19

“GOOD GRIEF” MONTHLY DROP-IN SUPPORT GROUPS

2:00 pm, The Summit Retirement Community

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. Loss of a Spouse/Life Partner (all ages) is the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 2:00–3:30 p.m. To register, contact the group facilitator, Leslie at 302-478-5707 ext. 1153 or [email protected]

Thursday
Dec 20

"GOOD GRIEF” MONTHLY DROP-IN SUPPORT GROUPS

2:00 pm, MOT Senior Center

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. Loss of a Loved one (all losses) on the 4th Thursday of every month from 2:00–3:30 p.m. at the MOT Senior Center-300 S. Scott Street, Middletown, DE 19709. To register contact Earline at 302-478-5707 ext 1374 or [email protected] *Note: For December we will meet…

Sunday
Jan 6

CCArts Winter 2019 Classes & Workshops

9:00 am, The Center for the Creative Arts

CCArts Winter class registrations are open! The Center for the Creative Arts presents its Winter 2019 class and workshop offerings. With over 50 classes and workshops there is something for every level of artist. New and exciting programs offered at CCArts this winter include Afterschool Art Clubs, Jewelry Making, Alcohol Ink, Relief Print Making, Mosaics and more! Creatively Fit, fitness through modern movement is a brand new class offered at CCArts on Saturday mornings. What a fun and invigorating way…

Friday
Feb 1

Ellen Durkan: Behind Her Iron Gates

5:00 pm, Delaware College of Art and Design

Two-time Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship recipient Ellen Durkan of Iron Maiden Forge, who is both a graduate of and an instructor at Delaware College of Art and Design, will present a solo show of her “forged fashion” metal works and drawings. The exhibition will include an opening-night reception from 5 to 8 p.m. February 1 that will feature live models and a closing reception from 5 to 8 p.m. March 1. Both receptions will be part of Art…

Thursday
Feb 7

Children's Read-Aloud Tours

10:30 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Family Program, Thursdays, February 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m. $5 per child, with one adult admitted free per child and free for members https://www.brandywine.org/museum/events. Young children and their grown-ups hear a story, interact with art in the Museum and make their own creative works in this fun program. Online registration is requested. For more details, please contact the education office at 610-388-8382 or [email protected] The Read-Aloud Program has been made possible by Joseph and Diane Packer in memory…