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Jan 18

Alice and the Stolen Tarts - KATS 2019 British Panto

2:00 pm, Kennett High School

Wonderland’s Tarts have been stolen…will you help Alice find them? Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – with a twist! Join Alice on her adventures through Wonderland, jolly fun for the whole family! KATS, Inc. invites you to our annual British Panto – the second longest-running British Pantomime in America! Our British Panto will be performed January 18 (7:30pm) & 19 (2:00pm and 7:30pm), 2019 at the Kennett High School Auditorium. Tickets on sale now at!

Feb 3

Food and football fundraiser

11:00 am, Union United Methodist Church

Food and Football Fundraiser! Union United Methodist Church, 345 Schoolbell Road in Bear, invites you to let us cook for your Big Game feast. Take-out orders (quart containers) are being taken now: chili and cornbread, $8.00 chicken noodle soup and 4 rolls, $8.00 pulled pork and 4 rolls, $12.00 turkey meatballs and 4 rolls, $8.00 Please place your order before Friday, February 1st by calling the church at 302-322-3118. Your food will be available for pick-up at the church Sunday…

Feb 9

Claymont Lions Club Pancake Feast

7:30 am, Claymont Fire Hall

Cme to the Claymont Fire Hall Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 7:30 AM- 12:30 PM for the Claymont Lions Club Pancake Feast. there will also be a baked goods table and a 50/50 Raffle. Tickets for adults are $6:00. Tickets for Children ten and under are $3.00. For more information call Ronald Pierson at 302-983-3156

Mar 12

Stroller Tour

10:30 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Enjoy a relaxed morning out with your little one while engaging with art in the galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. This guided tour is designed especially for adults accompanied by babies. Free with Museum admission. For more info visit

Mar 20

Bike the Brandywine

6:30 am, Chadds Ford HIstorical Society

Explore the scenery, glimpse the history, and discover the lure of the beautiful Brandywine Creek Greenway and surrounding countryside. Now in its fourth year, Bike the Brandywine is excited to offer four loops with distances of 25, 45, 62 (Metric Century) and 80 miles. Each route offers a unique and thrilling experience for both the recreational and more avid seasoned cyclist. Proceeds from the ride benefit the Brandywine Conservancy’s clean water programs. Over the past 50 years, the Conservancy has…

Apr 3

5th Annual Delaware Charity Challenge 5K & Adventure Challenge Relay

8:00 am, Lums Pond State Park

The Fifth Annual Delaware Charity Challenge 5K and Adventure Challenge Relay will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Lums Pond State Park (1042 Howell School Rd, Bear, Delaware). Our 5K is divided into various running and walking divisions based on age and there are also team based categories for larger teams.

Apr 8

Friends of Talley PTO Colorful Run

9:00 am, Talley Middle School

Join your friends and Talley Staff for our second Talley Colorful 5K run/walk. Run or walk 3.1 miles through stations of color powder. Complete the pre-registration form by May 3, 2019 to be guaranteed a T-shirt to wear during the 5K. Protective glasses will be provided for all participants. Day of registration will be accepted beginning at 8am for $25 per person (shirt and desired size not a guarantee). Pre-race festivities begin at 8:30 and run/walk will start at 9…

Apr 8

Delaware Veg-Fest

11:00 am, Glasgow Park

Life is Delicious is please to announce its second annual Delaware Veg-Fest, a day-long celebration of compassionate living on Saturday, September 21, 2019. We seek to inspire people to be a better advocate for their health and to reduce animal suffering by choosing more plant-based foods. This year we will feature the "DREAM TEAM", Drs. Vinod and Chetana Kripalu, both Board-Certified medical professionals. The DREAM TEAM will help you boost your metabolism, lower cholesterol and dramatically improve your health. This…

Apr 17

On Location: Artists at Brandywine

8:00 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

10 a.m.–1 p.m. Free with museum admission or with a studio tour ticket. Continuing the rich tradition of working outdoors in the Brandywine Valley landscape, artists from Delaware Valley Art League will spend two days painting en plein air at the Brandywine River Museum of Art and at N. C. Wyeth’s studio—a National Historic Landmark. Visitors are invited to watch and meet artists at work during their museum visit and on select tours of the N. C. Wyeth House…

Apr 20

DCAD Open House

10:00 am, Delaware College of Art and Design

Prospective students and parents are invited to tour campus, meet faculty and staff, learn about the application process, have a portfolio review and discover all of the benefits of DCAD’s small, smart and spirited college community. Cost: Free Register at Contact: [email protected]