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Saturday
Feb 16

Sweetheart Ball and Casino Night

6:30 pm, the Waterfall

The Sweetheart Ball will be hosted on Saturday, February 16 from 6:30 pm– 11:30 pm at the Waterfall Banquet & Conference Center on Philadelphia Pike in Wilmington, Delaware. The fundraiser will have a casino night theme, featuring table games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and Texas Hold’em. There will also be a silent auction, raffles, photo booth, dinner and drinks, as well as DJ’d entertainment and dancing. Tickets for the evening are $125.00, which includes a complimentary $25.00 chip to gamble…

Sunday
Feb 17

Delaware Today’s 29th Annual Bridal Show

12:00 pm, Hotel DuPont

Brides from Delaware, and the surrounding areas have turned to the Delaware Today, Delaware/Main Line Bride and Main Line Today bridal show as a trusted resource to help create their beautiful and memorable wedding experiences. You will be able to speak with nearly 50 exhibitors, explore the newest wedding trends, indulge in hors d'oeuvres and desserts and enjoy a gorgeous fashion show. We will be be giving away a honeymoon vacation courtesy of Expedia CruiseShipCenter in Bear, DE! Bring your…

Sunday
Feb 17

Newark Community Volunteer Fair

1:00 pm, Newark Free Library

The City of Newark Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Newark Free Library, will be hosting a Community Volunteer Fair on Sunday, February 17th, from 1-4 PM. This is a great opportunity to come speak with and meet volunteer organizations, and to sign up for volunteer opportunities throughout 2019. www.newarkde.gov/play

Monday
Feb 18

American Cancer Society Daffodil Days

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society Daffodil Days is coming back the week of March 18, 2019!  Through the daffodil, the first flower of spring, this campaign brings a symbol of hope to cancer patients and those affected by the disease. Dollars raised through the program support groundbreaking research, patient services and other lifesaving programs of the American Cancer Society.  For a $10 donation, receive one bunch of daffodils as a thank you. For a $15 donation, receive potted mini-daffodils as a thank…

Tuesday
Feb 19

Eyeball it!

6:00 pm, The Art Studio

One, 2-hour workshop, FREE. Learn how to use Eyeball It! Art to build creative thinking and problem-solving and encourage kids ages 7-12 to interact with art and their world in new ways. The program can be guided by any adult at home, in libraries or after-school programs. No art experience needed. Access free at eyeballitart4kids.org. Call (302) 995-7661 to register

Wednesday
Feb 20

Eyeball it!

11:30 am, The Art Studio

One 2-hour workshop, FREE. Learn how to use Eyeball It! Art to build creative thinking and problem-solving and encourage kids ages 7-12 to interact with art and their world in new ways. The program can be guided by any adult at home, in libraries or after-school programs. No art experience needed. Access free at eyeballitart4kids.org. Call (302) 995-7661 to register. Adults

Wednesday
Feb 20

Creative Escape: Printed Totes

6:00 pm, Brandywine River Museum of Art

$20 members; $25 non-members https://www.brandywine.org/museum/events/creative-escape-printed-totes . Come to the Brandywine River Museum of Art to unwind, mingle and make art! Designed for adults who want to awaken their inner artists, this program features a hands-on printmaking activity. Participants will follow simple instructions to carve a linoleum block to create a beautiful printed image or pattern on a canvas tote. No experience necessary. Program fee includes art materials and light refreshments. BYOB! Register online or by phone at 610-388-8326.

Thursday
Feb 21

Individuals Aiding in Emergencies Fundraiser

3:00 pm, 2SP Brewing Co

Please come out to support the Individuals Aiding in Emergencies (IAE) Foundation Fundraiser, Thursday, February 21st, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the 2SP Brewing Co. 2SP Brewing Co. is graciously hosting our organization to help us raise funds to support our mission! For more information you can visit www.iaefoundation.com Event is also listed on IAE Foundation & 2SP Brewing Co. Facebook pages.

Thursday
Feb 21

Let’s Get Digital Teacher Workshop

4:30 pm, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Free for teachers with advance registration https://www.brandywine.org/museum/events/let’s-get-digital-teacher-workshop. Discover how to access Brandywine River Museum of Art’s Fine Art and Research Center Collections online and use the images to create robust and meaningful classroom lessons in a variety of subject areas. Letters for teachers to submit for Act 48 credit will be provided.

Friday
Feb 22

Dollars for Scholars Sale of Used Books

10:00 am, Concord Mall

The Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its sale of used books to fund college scholarships for women and is also preparing for a new chapter in its behind-the-scenes operations. The Dollars for Scholars Used Book Sale runs Friday-Sunday, Feb. 22-24, 2019, at Concord Mall, 4737 Concord Pike, Brandywine Hundred, DE 19803. To mark the 50th year, all mass-market paperbacks will be just 50 cents. The sale has come a long…