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Monday
Apr 29

Kilby Cream & Crave Eatery Fundraiser Night!

4:00 pm, Kilby Cream

On April 29th from 4-8PM two local favorites join together to double our impact! Kilby Cream & Crave Eatery will donate a portion of all sales to Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program! Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program is a non-profit 501(c)3 equine facilitated therapy program for the benefit of people who happen to have disabilities. Our mission is to provide Equine Facilitated Therapy for the Mind, Body and Soul. Since 1982 therapy has been available to anyone with a physical, mental…

Monday
Apr 29

A Writer Tells Stories of Freedom: An Evening with Wil Haygood

6:00 pm, DuPont Country Club

Wil Haygood is an acclaimed biographer, award-winning author, journalist and Pulitzer finalist best known for The New York Times best-seller The Butler, which was adapted into a film of the same name in 2013. He tells the story of America through the lenses of history, politics, sports and race. At the event, Haygood will share the story of two high school sports teams that united a racially charged community in the aftermath of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.…

Monday
Apr 29

St. Helena's Carnival

6:00 pm, 602 Philadelphia Pike

Great family fun at St. Helena's Carnival, 602 Philadelphia Pike, Monday, April 29 through Saturday, May 4. Dinners in the school hall start at 5PM. Midway opens at 6PM. Admission: $5/night, $15/week for ages 13 to 59. Mega-Passes, good for unlimited rides and free Carnival admission all week are $45 per person! Family Nights--Tuesday & Wednesday--Ride all night for $25 per person! Live entertainment and great food every night under the Big Top. Rides! Games! Prizes! Food! Baked Goods! Basket…

Wednesday
May 1

PAWS for People - May Training

12:00 am

Hockessin/Wilmington What:     PAWS for People Training Sessions for Potential Pet Therapy Teams   ORIENTATION & TRAINING - BOTH SESSIONS REQUIRED              When:    Orientation:           Saturday. MAY 4th 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:   Cokesbury Village 726 Loveville Rd. Hockessin, DE 19707   When:    Training:  Saturday,  MAY 18th 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Where:   Cadia Rehab Silverside 3322 Silverside Road Wilmington, DE 19803             Who should attend?  Anyone with a gentle, people-friendly pet who is interested in volunteering time to work…

Wednesday
May 1

Cinco de Meow at Delaware SPCA!

8:00 am, Delaware SPCA

Celebrate Cinco de Meow at the Delaware SPCA in Stanton! May 1-4, all adult cats will have a reduced adoption fee of just $25 for approved adopters. PLUS, Wednesday 5/1 and Friday 5/3 we are offering $25 cat spay/neuter services! Appointment required for surgery, please call 302-998-2281 to schedule today!

Wednesday
May 1

Meals on Wheels Bowling for Seniors

5:30 pm, Main Event Entertainment

Meals on Wheels Delaware is hosting a bowling night, and we would like YOU to join us in our effort to “Strike Out Senior Hunger.” We encourage bowlers to recruit their family and friends to create a team. (Minimum 4 bowlers per team.) Bowlers will play two games. In addition, bowlers can fundraise; the bowler and team who raises the most funds will receive a trophy! Bowlers who are also fundraising, please send us a photo to be included in our…

Wednesday
May 1

Delaware Small Bites - A DSBC Event

6:30 pm, Delaware Museum of Natural History

Delaware Small Bites, A DSBC Event "May the Spoon be with You"! This tasty event will showcase 10-15 local Delaware restaurants and catering companies in ONE BITE! Taste signature dishes, one bite at a time on a special tasting spoon. There may even be wine/beer/mead pairing with each bite as well! You will not want to miss this fun and DELICIOUS event at this unique venue - The Delaware Museum of Natural History. This event is open to the public…

Friday
May 3

Opening of 2019 Graduating Student Exhibition

5:00 pm, Delaware College of Art and Design

5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 3 DCAD’s Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery 600 N. Market St., Wilmington, Del. Members of the Delaware College of Art and Design Class of 2019 will cap off their associate of fine arts degree studies with a show of capstone works in animation, fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interior design and photography. After the opening, the exhibition also may be viewed 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 and 5 and 10 a.m.…

Saturday
May 4

RUMMAGE SALE

7:00 am, Church of the Advent Kennett Square PA

Spring Rummage Sale" Clothing, household items, linens, toys, books, Cd's, DVD's, knick-knacks, craft items. ETC  

Saturday
May 4

Kidney Kids Walk and Raffle

8:30 am, Nemours Childrens Hospital

Don't miss the 2nd annual Kidney Kids Walk and Raffle. Buy raffle tickets beginning at 8:30am. Walk start time is 9am. Bring family and friends for a beautiful stroll through the Nemours Estate and enjoy a free craft, snacks, face painting, music, and more. Raffle winners announced at 10am. Use the main hospital entrance and follow the event signs to the walk start location and parking.