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Monday
Jul 30

Artventures Camp

9:00 am, The Art Studio

Explore art by creating paste papers, yarn art, landscape collage and kinetic sculpture, led by a resident artist. Includes field trips and one day of swimming. This one week class is $125 with an additional $35 fee for extended care, 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Ages 7-12.

Wednesday
Aug 1

Brews for Bill Adami

5:00 pm, Grain H20

The Easter Seals of Delaware and Maryland Eastern Shore presents Brews for Bill Wednesday, August 1st at Grain H2O in Bear. Special Guest bartenders will wait on you and your tips will support the Easter Seals’ Adami Fund for Innovation.

Thursday
Aug 2

Growing Healthy Families Event Series

3:00 pm, Westside Family Healthcare

Westside Family Healthcare is hosting its 3rd annual community event at our Northeast health center. Designed to provide community-based resources, this event invites community members to participate in health screenings, a resource fair, and much more. Participants who get a health screening can visit the farmers market to pick out a bag of produce to take home. A pop-up clothing closet provides clothing to men, women and children. School supplies are provided from the vendors.

Thursday
Aug 2

Growing Healthy Families Event Series

3:00 pm, West side family Healthcare

Westside Family Healthcare is hosting their 3rd Annual Community event! Designed to provide community-based resources, this event invites community members to participate in health screenings, a resource fair, and much more. Participants who get a health screening can visit the farmers market to pick out a bag of produce to take home. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday
Aug 2

2018 Best of Delaware Party

5:00 pm, Chase Center on the Riverfront

The 30th annual Best of Delaware Party is on August 2, 2018 at the Chase Center in Wilmington! The party will feature live music, the best food from around the state, and a live auction. Come out and help support two amazing beneficiaries, The Boys and Girls Club of Delaware and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware.

Friday
Aug 3

Rockin' The Park

5:00 pm, Casino at Delaware Park

Free concert with favorite local bands from back in the day. Food available from Rolling Revolution food truck, beer and drink specials and more!#Mickeyfest Entertainers Include: Andrew Bedell Collective Brixton Saint The Bullbuckers Caravan Grinch Fat Daddy Has Been Phatboddum Spokey Speaky Steve Pepper Band Xtra Altra DJ Donbfg DJ Marchitect

Saturday
Aug 4

9th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Run/Walk

7:30 am, James Street Tavern

This 5k Run/Walk supports The DE KIDS Fund, a nonprofit that offers student scholarships and works toward providing essential needs for local children in distressed situations. This year money will help start-up The Delaware KIDS Fund Food Pantry at Richey Elementary School! Pre-registration until 8/2: $25 Day-of Registration: $30 Kids age 16 & under 5k Registration (Reduced fee!): $15 Race Start Time: 8:30 AM Register at https://raceroster.com/events/2018/17418/9th-delaware-kids-fund-5k-kids-in-distressed-situations

Tuesday
Aug 7

The Millennial Summit

8:00 am, Chase Center on the Riverfront

Get connected. Get involved and make a difference at the 2018 Millennial Summit, the region’s one of a kind event that gathers hundreds of professionals of all ages and backgrounds to Wilmington. The #MillSummit will connect professionals, difference makers, rising stars, and other leaders who want to make an impact in their community. There will be opportunities to learn and explore about leadership, professional development, nonprofit and community service, government and public service, the arts, personal development and wellness, entrepreneurship,…

Saturday
Aug 18

Savor the Wish

7:00 pm, Nassau Valley Vineyards

Make-A-Wish Delaware invites you to our annual event, Savor the Wish, an evening featuring Delaware’s finest cuisines and beverages! The event will take place Saturday, August 18th from 7pm to 11pm at Nassau Valley Vineyards in Lewes, DE.  Enjoy food and drink tastings from a variety of local restaurants, as well as live music, entertainment, and a live and silent auction. There will even be a performance by "The Funsters!" All proceeds will support Make-a-Wish Delaware, and help us to…