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Saturday
May 19

Big Climb Philly

8:30 am, FMC Tower at Cira Centre South

Big Climb Philly is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual stair climb to the top of one of Philadelphia’s skyscrapers, challenging the community to join LLS in the battle against blood cancers! Rising above the dynamic cityscape of Philadelphia, the climb is an exhilarating, one-of-a-kind event, providing an opportunity for participants to test themselves as they climb 45 flights of stairs all the way to the top of FMC Tower at Cira Centre South on May 19, 2018 in support…

Saturday
May 19

Survive and Thrive: 5k and Survivor's Mile

9:00 am, Stango Park

Celebrating Cancer Survivor's! Join Cancer Support Community Delaware for the 4th Annual Survive & Thrive 5K and Survivor's Mile. Individuals and teams can participate in the 5K walk/run or 1 mile walk in honor of cancer survivors throughout our community. New this year - the event will kick off at Stango Park in beautiful downtown Lewes. Walkers and runners will travel along the scenic Breakwater Trail, finishing at Stango Park for the post-race Survivor's Celebration Festival. The festival includes games,…

Saturday
May 19

CyberStrong 5K Run/Walk

9:00 am, Kerr Park

On May 19th, 2018, join us in our first ever CyberStrong 5K Run/Walk that benefits Chester County Food Bank as well as 21CCCS Scholarship Program. Participants will enjoy the massage treatments, yoga, and reiki sessions before and after the run. Winners will receive a variety of gift packages from our sponsors including yoga sessions, massage and chiropractic treatments, and gift cards. 5K CyberStrong Run/Walk will be chip-timed, and all runners will receive bibs. Chester County Running Store will be providing…

Saturday
May 19

Meditate For A Vet

10:00 am, AI duPont Middle School

Learn how meditation helps PTSD and practice guided meditation while visiting mental health and military related exhibitors. Original location was Rockford Park. Moved due to weather, indoors at AI duPont Middle School starting at 10:00 AM.

Saturday
May 19

American Cancer Society Newark's Relay for Life

2:00 pm, Newark High School

Join us to help bring communities together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer. There will be plenty of food, friend's and fun for all ages!

Friday
Jun 8

Wilmington Drama League Presents: West Side Story

8:00 pm, Wilmington Drama League

We close our season with West Side Story, the Tony-Winning singing and dancing dynamo! Shows are at 8pm on June 8, 9, 15 and 16. There are 2pm matinees on Sunday, June 10 and Sunday, June 17. Buy tickets online at www.WilmingtonDramaLeague.org.

Monday
Jun 11

OLLI Wilmington June a la Carte Program

9:00 am, Arsht Hall

Enjoy a four-day lecture series at the University of Delaware’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) in Wilmington. Each program features a special cultural or food theme. Monday’s tickets are $20; all other tickets are $10 per day. The four-day discounted ticket is $40. Includes daily light refreshments and free parking. Monday, 6/11—Health and Diet Gluten-Free Diets: Pros & Cons Gluten-Free Desserts from Desserts by Dana Tuesday, 6/12—Multicultural Day Delawareans and the Holocaust The Negro Baseball Leagues and Jackie Robinson Wednesday,…

Tuesday
Jun 12

The Arc of Delaware's 26th Annual Golf Tournament

11:00 am, Hartefeld National Golf Club

This year’s tournament will be a tribute to Tubby Raymond, former University of Delaware head football coach and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, in memory of his commitment and contributions to The Arc of Delaware and participation in our annual golf tournament. Proceeds from the event will benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through programs available at The Arc of Delaware, including advocacy, employment, housing, outreach and social and recreational. Over 100 golfers are expected to participate. The…

Wednesday
Jun 13

Route 9 Corridor Master Plan Public Workshop

8:00 am, Rose Hill Community Center's Senior Center

You are invited to learn about and discuss the Route 9 Corridor Master Plan. Join the Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) on Monday, June 25 at 5:30pm at the Rose Hill Community Center's Senior Center, 19 Lambson Ln, New Castle. The Route 9 Corridor Master Plan, completed last year, established a 20-year redevelopment vision for the corridor. It made concept level land use and transportation recommendations, based on strong community guidance and input. Roundtable discussions at the workshop will allow…

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…