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Wednesday
Jun 27

Rehoboth Summer Children's Theatre

Epworth United Methodist Church

The Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre returns to the Delaware Shore for the 37th summer of sparkling family plays and outstanding camps for youth! Three classic tales of fantasy and fun take the stage from June 27 to August 23. Children show their own theatre and filmmaking skills in week-long camps beginning July 9. The RSCT professional company will perform three plays in rotation. Leading off is Cinderella, the well-loved story of royalty, romance and fabulous footwear. Opening night is Wednesday,…

Saturday
Jun 30

Touch a Truck Benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

10:00 am, Riverwinds Community Center

Touch a Truck benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at the Riverwinds Community Center- 1000 Riverwinds Dr. West Deptford, NJ 08086 on  Saturday, June 30th, from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM. $5 donation per child and 100 percent of the proceeds goes towards the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  More details at  https://hadehart.com/touch-a-truck-benefiting-the-american-foundation-for-suicide-prevention/

Thursday
Jul 12

Walk for Wishes Delaware

8:00 am, Nemours Estate

Walk For Wishes® is a nationwide Make-A-Wish® fundraiser that celebrates the more than 300,000 wishes that have already been granted, while raising funds for future wishes. It's a family-friendly event powered by wish families, volunteers, companies, donors and friends. By participating in one of the many walks held throughout the country, you can help bring the life-changing impact of a wish to children in your community who are battling critical illnesses. A wish experience can truly change a child's life,…

Saturday
Jul 14

Hollywood Casino Perryville

5:00 pm, Hollywood Casino Perryville

The New Mix 99.5 WJBR is Celebrating "CHRISTMAS IN JULY" at Hollywood Casino Perryville.  YOU COULD WIN A TRIP TO MEXICO! Courtesy of Apple Vacations, America's Favorite Vacation Company Join The New Mix 99.5 WJBR at Hollywood Casino Perryville on Saturday, July 14th, 21st & 28th from 5p-7p. Each Saturday 10 qualifiers will be randomly chosen and awarded a wrapped Christmas In July gift from Santa.  Someone will win a trip to Riviera Maya Mexico!!! Winner's will stay at the Grand Bahia…

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

Saturday
Aug 25

Castaway Cats Adoption Day

12:00 pm, Concord Pets

Come see our adoption cats and kittens at the Concord Pets at the Shoppes of Red Mill- 1450 Kirkwood Hwy. Newark DE between 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM. No on site adoptions, application must be approved first. To submit application, please go to castawaycatsde.com

Wednesday
Sep 19

Fall Garden Walk

10:00 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Days are shorter, temperatures cooler and the fall blooming asters and goldenrods offer color throughout our gardens. Join us for a guided walk through our campus to experience the highlights of the fall garden. Shrubs with colorful fruit and the beginning of color changes in the leaves also enhance the fall palette. This is the time when our native grasses have a major presence in the garden. These native plants function to provide food and habitat and we’ll learn how…

Friday
Sep 21

2018 Health & Resource Fair

9:00 am, Mid-County Senior Center

Join Mid-County Senior Center for an all inclusive Health & Resource Fair! In addition to their traditional healthcare vendors, this year, they're including resource vendors too! Look for handymen, maids, repairmen, and others! As always, flu shots will be provided by Walgreens. Stick around for raffles and prizes.

Friday
Oct 5

Free flu shots

10:00 am, Porter State Service Center

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will offer free flu shots at the Porter State Service Center, 511 West 8th St., Wilmington, DE, on Friday, October 5, from 10:00 AM until 2:30 PM. For ages 9 and up. The first 200 people to receive their shots will be given a free gift card. Annual flu vaccination reduces the risk of getting sick from the flu or spreading the disease to others. DPH urges all Delawareans 6 months of age…

Sunday
Oct 14

Skate A Thon

5:30 pm, Christina Skating Center

Happy Halloween, derby fiends! We're hosting our annual Skate-A-Thon to raise money for Diamond State Roller Derby and our charity partner Girls On The Run. We encourage everyone to dress up in your finest costumes, lace up your skates, play games, and win prizes. There may even be some derby tomfoolery going on! DSRD's annual Skate-A-Thon will also include several vendors, games, and a raffle! Admission: $10; Skate rental $3 Schedule of Events: -Open Skate, 5:30 - 6:30 PM -Black…