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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…

Thursday
Oct 18

6th Annual Craft & Vendor Night

6:00 pm, Claymont Fire Company

Enjoy the 6th Annual Craft and Vendor Night Sponsored by The Claymont Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. From 6:00-9:00 PM you can enjoy beer, wine, soft drinks and light hor d'oeuvres. Tickets are $5.

Sunday
Nov 4

Walk for Wishes

8:00 am, Nemour's Mansion & Gardens

Across the state, thousands of people are coming together to walk to help make wishes come true.  Make a Wish invites you, your friends, and family to join their efforts of granting wishes for local kids with critical illnesses at this year’s Walk for Wishes!  Every wish granted is a step toward hope and transformation for Wish Kids in our Delaware community.  For more information visit walkforwishes.org.

Sunday
Nov 4

The Little Red Lighthouse and The Great Gray Bridge

4:00 pm, Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center

The Delaware Valley Opera company is delighted to present this double bill for children of all ages. The show begins with the beloved 1940's "The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge" springing to life onstage with Philadelphia composer Misha Dutka's engaging score. Then Little Red and the Wolf race to Grandma's house in Cesar Cui's Russian version of "Little Red Riding Hood" with a new translation made especially for this production by Misha Dutka. Tales teaching self-worth and…

Saturday
Nov 24

2nd Annual Winter Bazaar

10:00 am, Newark United Methodist Church

A benefit for the children of Newark Methodist Preschool. This event hosts several vendors, hand crafters and small business owners to help you tackle ALL of your holiday shopping in one place! Coincides with City of Newark's Small Business Saturday event. Free parking in all municipal lots in Downtown Newark.

Friday
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 www.callkats.org/tickets!

Sunday
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…

Saturday
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