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Friday
Jun 8

Bellefonte Farmer's Market 2018

5:00 pm, Bellefonte Farmer's Market

The 2018 Bellfonte Farmer's Market will be held on the 2nd Fridays of June-September and a special Halloween event on Friday Oct 26. Each event will have live music, free family activities, beer and hard cider for sale, and food truck options! The Market is designed by the Bellevue Community Center to support our local economy, neighborhood health, and to generate awareness about sustaining the environment through local agriculture. Locally and responsibly grown food will be for sale at affordable…

Wednesday
Aug 15

James H. Groves High School Diploma, GED, and ESL Courses

5:00 pm, Red Clay Center

James H. Groves Adult High School will be offering classes to obtain a GED and High School Diploma and are also offering English as a second language courses. Summer session assessment and orientation dates for High School Diploma and GED are August 15th, 22nd and 29th, September 26th, October 3rd and 10th at 5:00 PM. Summer session assessment and orientation for the 2018-2019 school year ESL Classes for new students are August 27th-29th at 10:00 AM or 4:00 PM. Fall session…

Tuesday
Aug 21

Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art

9:30 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Natural Wonders: the Sublime in Contemporary Art will showcase the work of thirteen American artists who engage nature in all its fierce magnificence. Beyond just highlighting nature’s beauty, the featured artists—Suzanne Anker, Lauren Fensterstock, Patrick Jacobs, Maya Lin, Roxy Paine, Miljohn Ruperto & Ulrik Heltoft, Diana Thater, Jennifer Trask, Mark Tribe, Kathleen Vance, T.J. Wilcox, and Dustin Yellin—also hint at the more disquieting aspects of the natural world. As such, the works in this exhibition can be viewed as a…

Saturday
Sep 1

Creative Art Saturdays

10:00 am, APPOQUINIMINK COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER

Create a fun art project with a local artist. Registration is not required. Ideal for children, adults and families! All ages. The first Saturday of every month.

Saturday
Sep 8

Creative Art Saturdays

10:00 am

Create a fun art project with a local artist. Registration is not required. Ideal for children, adults and families! All ages. The second Saturday of every month. Two locations: ART STUDIO- 310 Kiamensi Road Wilmington 19804 GARFIELD PARK RECREATION CENTER- 26 Karlyn Drive New Castle 19720

Friday
Sep 14

Free Friday Lecture Series

12:00 am, UD Arsht Hall

Join the Lecture Series Friday's from 12:45 - 1:45 PM. Sept. 14: Contact Lifeline Crisis Helpline Sept. 21: Peace Week Sept. 29: Distant Voices Oct. 5-12, Nov. 9-16: The War That Never Ended, Ray Callahan Series Oct. 19: David Kozinski, Poet Oct. 26: Senior Retirement Expo For more information visit http://www.olli.udel.edu/wilmington/lectures/

Wednesday
Oct 3

PAWS for People

6:00 pm

Calling anyone with a gentle, people-friendly pet who is interested in volunteering time to work with children and adults with varying needs.  PAWS for People provides therapeutic visits to individuals who will benefit from interaction with a well-trained, loving pet.  Therapy teams consist of one volunteer and one pet who have both completed rigorous training and testing.  Visitation sites range from nursing homes and hospitals to schools and libraries, with a wide variety of programs including eldercare, psychiatric support, developmental…

Saturday
Oct 13

Ghosts in the Graveyard

6:30 pm, Old Swedes Church

Head to Old Swedes Church on Saturday, Oct. 13 or Saturday, Oct. 20 for the evening ‘Ghosts in the Graveyard.’ Hear the stories of famous – and infamous Wilmingtonians, and maybe even meet some ghosts as you stroll through the 1638 Burial Ground. Hour-long tours by reservation only, 6:30 -9:00 PM. Not recommended for children under 12. Adults $10, students 12-17, $6. Buy tickets securely online, www.oldswedes.org or call 302-652-5629.

Thursday
Oct 18

The 4th Annual Ultimate Tailgate

6:00 pm, Casino at Delaware Park

Join The New Mix 99.5 WJBR October 18, 2018 for The Ultimate Tailgate. Enjoy the best of the area restaurants serving unique interpretations of tailgate food. This sophisticated yet casual event will also feature wine, spirits, cocktails,  a craft beer trail, guest appearances, entertainment and more! Whether your perfect tailgate is high-end picnicking at the derby or grilling in the parking lot at a sporting event, this is for you! All proceeds benefit Meals On Wheels Delaware! For more information,…

Thursday
Oct 18

Dancing with the First State Stars

6:00 pm, the Waterfall

Support Jobs for Delaware Graduates and Mom’s House Wilmington at Dancing with the First State Stars! The high energy of this New Castle County charitable event will delight guests with an evening of entertainment, music, food, and more! Each ticket includes two (2) bar/beverage tokens and unlimited selections from a hors-d'oeuvre buffet that is sure to please! Sponsorships & Ad Space Available! To meet the “Stars,” purchase tickets, or learn more about Dancing with the First State Stars, visit www.firststatedancing.org.