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Saturday
Jun 2

PAWS for People

12:00 am

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 disabilities, literacy skills development and many more. Pre-registration required: Online: www.pawsforpeople.org or call 302-351-5622 for more information. Training sessions are as follows: Kennett Square: 147 W. State…

Monday
Jun 4

Basic Drawing for Absolute Beginners

6:30 pm, The Art Studio

Four, 2-hour classes, $88R/$93NR. Mondays from 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM. Learn the fundamentals of drawing with a focus on observation, contour and shading. Working from still life, this class teaches “how to draw what you see.” Bring a pencil and any sized sketch pad. Teens/Adults.

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
Jun 20

Wilmington Transportation Open House

4:00 pm, Wilmington Public Library

You are invited to a Transportation Open House to learn about several transportation projects proposed for the City of Wilmington. The Open House will be held on Wednesday, June 20th at the Wilmington Public Library. You are welcome to stop by anytime from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM.  The workshop will highlight many transportation projects planned for the City, including three new studies:  12th Street Connector Alignment Study, East 7th Street Peninsula Study, Safety & Capacity Improvement Study for 5-Point Intersection.  Other…

Friday
Jun 22

Cokesbury Village White Elephant Sale

8:00 am, Cokesbury Village

Get to the Cokesbury Village White Elephant Sale on Friday, June 22, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM and Saturday, June 23, from 8:00 AM until Noon! Furniture, clothing, jewelry, china, kitchenware, tools, appliances, pictures, picture frames, luggage, lamps, and books! Great stuff all at rock bottom prices!!

Saturday
Jun 23

Ice Cream Fest

Rockwood Park

The 2018 New Mix 99.5 WJBR Ice Cream Fest is happening June 23rd & 24th at Rockwood Park in New Castle County! Get all the details or register to become a vendor here! Special Thanks to Our 2018 Sponsors                       A Portion of the Proceeds to Benefit

Saturday
Jun 23

9th Annual Tom Blythe Memorial Run

10:00 am, Walt's Red Rose Cafe

The 9th Annual Tom Blythe Memorial Run will take place this year on June 23rd. We will be revving our bikes to ride from Walt's Red Rose Cafe to Stubini's South in New Jersey. Back at Walt's there will be food, a silent and live auction, poker hand, and music! This is a fun all day event and you don't have to ride to come. Kickstands up at noon (registration fee for riders). Donations are still being accepted for silent…

Saturday
Jun 23

Delaware All-State Theatre presents EVITA

7:30 pm, The Laird Performing Arts Center at The Tatnall School

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, EVITA is winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical. Evita is set in Argentina between 1934-1952. It is based on the historical story of María Eva Duarte, a poor Argentinian girl who grows up to be the wife of the president of Argentina, worshiped by her people. Performance Dates/Times: Wednesday, June 27 @ 2pm Thursday, June 28 @ 7:30 pm Friday, June 29 @7:30 pm Saturday’s, June 23* &…

Monday
Jun 25

Tyler Arboretum Summer Camp: Fostering a Love of Nature

9:00 am, Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum’s Summer Camps connect children with nature as they explore our unique and diverse ecosystems. Enthusiastic, highly-qualified staff and low student/teacher ratios facilitate fun, interactive learning through nature and stewardship projects, games, naturalist-led learning sessions, crafts, and hikes. Camps run Monday through Friday, 9am - 3pm each day, no camp on July 4. Explorers (Grades 1-5) begins June 25 and run until August 17 Naturalists (Grades 6-8) begins July 2 and runs until August 17 Adventurers (Grades 9-11) begin…