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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,…

Monday
Jun 25

Tyler Arboretum Summer Camp: Fostering a Love of Nature

9:00 am, Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum’s Summer Camps connect children with nature as they explore our unique and diverse ecosystems. Enthusiastic, highly-qualified staff and low student/teacher ratios facilitate fun, interactive learning through nature and stewardship projects, games, naturalist-led learning sessions, crafts, and hikes. Camps run Monday through Friday, 9am - 3pm each day, no camp on July 4. Explorers (Grades 1-5) begins June 25 and run until August 17 Naturalists (Grades 6-8) begins July 2 and runs until August 17 Adventurers (Grades 9-11) begin…

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