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Jun 23

Race Around Killens Pond

10:00 am, Killens Pond

The Race Around Killens Pond takes place at Killens Pond State Park in Felton, Delaware. Teams can fundraise through the event and it will have its own mini-Race to Raise fundraising competition. We anticipate the bulk of the teams and participants in this race to be from Kent and Sussex Counties.

Jun 25

ARTZ at Brandywine

11:00 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

11 a.m.–noon Free with advance registration ARTZ Philadelphia joins with the Brandywine River Museum of Art to offer this popular program which welcomes a small group of visitors with dementia and their care partners to the Museum to view and discuss art in a supportive setting. ARTZ Philadelphia was founded on the belief that people living with dementia should be accorded the benefits of well-being and quality of life that others enjoy. The Museum is pleased to partner with…

Jun 25

Division of Developmental Disabilities Services to Host Two Lifespan Waiver Application Sessions

5:30 pm

NEW CASTLE (June 12, 2019) – The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) will host two sessions later this month for families interested in applying for the Lifespan Waiver, which is designed to enable individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or Prader-Willi Syndrome who have left school to live safely in the community. The waiver’s services also will support and respect individuals’ desire to work or engage in other productive activities. Staff from DDDS and community navigators who work…

Jun 26

Music Along the Bank

5:30 pm, Winterthur Museum

Music Along the Bank is back by popular demand! Come delight in the sounds of music along the bank of Clenny Run Stream. Bring picnics, family, friends, and lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy some of our finest regional musicians. The Galleries will be open. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Or, come to each of our monthly summer events and save. Package price for the entire series of three: $25 per Member. $45 per nonmember. Children 16 and under…

Jun 27

Setting Down Roots: The N. C. Wyeth House and Studio

11:00 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

10 members, $15 non-members Join Christine Podmaniczky, Curator of N. C. Wyeth Collections & Historic Properties at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, for a fascinating presentation on the N. C. Wyeth House and Studio, a National Historic Landmark.

Jun 28

Trauma Survivors Golf Outing

8:00 am, Odessa National Golf Course

PAR-take in a fun day "fore" a GREAT cause! Got game? Bring it at The Trauma Survivors Foundation's Annual Golf Outing June 28th (rescheduled from April 25th). Spectacular event with PLENTY of chances to win raffles & prizes including ONE MILLION $$$ or a NEW CAR. ALL players get a coupon for a FREE golf club & chances to win GREAT prizes like a Kindle Fire, $500 Visa gift card & more! Register NOW to guarantee a spot. Sponsorship packages…

Jun 29

8:00 am, Nemours Estate and Gardens

Congenital Heart Defects affect 1 in 100 people. Help raise awareness by coming out to the Cardiac Kid 5k in memory of Natalia Joy Taclan on Saturday June 29th at the private Nemours Estate in Wilmington. Proceeds will support an enhanced family experience for the patients at the Cardiac ICU in the Nemours DuPont Hospital for Children. To Register, Go to Cardiac Kids 5K and sign up today. Can’t run or walk but want to help? Volunteer positions are available.…

Jun 29

Zoo Day at Diggerland

1:00 pm, Diggerland

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Meet and Greet with Elmwood Park Zoo’s Mascot, Bubby the Bison – See live animals and learn about them from the Elmwood Park Zoo Educational Team – Learn about local animals from real animal artifacts – Enter to Win a 4-pack of tickets to the Elmwood Park Zoo!

Jun 29

Wags & Wine

2:00 pm, Brandywine River Museum of Art

2-6 p.m. Free to attend outdoor event; Museum admission additional cost. Join us in the Brandywine River Museum of Art’s courtyard with your canine friends to enjoy local wines from Galer Estate Winery and White Horse Winery, a selection of foods created by Chef Mike Kline of the Millstone Cafe, games and live music by the Jayplayers.