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Saturday
Sep 1

Creative Art Saturdays

10:00 am, APPOQUINIMINK COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTER

Create a fun art project with a local artist. Registration is not required. Ideal for children, adults and families! All ages. The first Saturday of every month.

Wednesday
Sep 5

PAWS for People

12:00 am

Anyone with a gentle, people-friendly pet who is interested in volunteering time to work with children and adults with varying needs.  PAWS for People provides therapeutic visits to individuals who will benefit from interaction with a well-trained loving pet.  Therapy teams consist of one volunteer and one pet who have both completed rigorous training and testing.  Visitation sites range from nursing homes and hospitals to schools and libraries, with a wide variety of programs including eldercare, psychiatric support, developmental disabilities,…

Saturday
Sep 8

2nd Annual Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) 5K Run/Walk

8:00 am, Rockwood Museum

Come out for the 2nd Annual Concerns of Police Survivors 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 8th. Race registration opens at 8: 00 AM and the Race begins at 9:00 AM. Early registration is $25 until September 6th and then the cost is $30. How to enter: Go to www.races2run.com and click on Events Amenities: Tee shirt, post-race party and music. Awards to overall male and female race winners and top 3 winners in age groups 13 and younger to 70…

Saturday
Sep 8

7th Annual Hard to the Core 5K Orchard Mud Run

8:30 am, Weaver's Orchard

The 7th Annual Hard to the Core 5K Mud Run races through apple and peach trees, a vineyard and a Christmas tree farm! Be ready for mud holes, hay bale obstacles, and more. The course ends at the pond with a live rock band. Post race meal includes an Apple-Pancake Breakfast with sausage, fresh fruit, coffee, orange juice and apple cider. Each 5K participant gets a t-shirt, water, and apple-pancake breakfast. Families welcome! There will also be a 1 Mile…

Saturday
Sep 8

Wings of Hope...A Butterfly Release

10:00 am, Medical Arts Building grounds

The 8th Annual Wings of Hope … A Butterfly Release, to benefit Cancer Support Community Delaware, will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10 am until 1 pm, at the Medical Arts Building Grounds. The event is highlighted by the release of Monarch butterflies in recognition of family, friends, and neighbors throughout Sussex County whose lives have been impacted by cancer. This free, community-wide event for all ages, also includes an amazing display of thousands of paper butterflies,…

Saturday
Sep 8

Community Bazaar

10:00 am, Aston Community Center

Come out to the Community Bazaar on Saturday, September 8th at the Aston Community Center. This event is aimed to help businesses network and expand their clientele while also providing an outlet for people to come and sell their belongings while also finding new suppliers for things they need. There will be a variety of vendor types such as food/beverage companies, accessories, used items and clothing to name a few. Admission is free! SIGN UP TO BE A VENDOR!  Table/Space $35 (table…

Saturday
Sep 8

Creative Art Saturdays

10:00 am

Create a fun art project with a local artist. Registration is not required. Ideal for children, adults and families! All ages. The second Saturday of every month. Two locations: ART STUDIO- 310 Kiamensi Road Wilmington 19804 GARFIELD PARK RECREATION CENTER- 26 Karlyn Drive New Castle 19720

Saturday
Sep 8

Operation Kidsafe Safety Event

10:00 am, Jeff D’Ambrosio Chevrolet and Country Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Join the Jeff D’Ambrosio Chevrolet & the Country Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Teams in Oxford PA on Saturday, September 8th from 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM for a day focused on fun, refreshments, family and safety. There will be hot dogs, face painting and more! Operation Kidsafe is Free and private for families. Parents take home the only record of the visit….(a Bio Document) that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency. Safety tips to start a family…

Saturday
Sep 8

3rd Annual Crab Fest

2:00 pm, Blue Diamond Park

The Ministry of Caring is happy to announce that its Third Annual Crab Fest is set to take place on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Blue Diamond Park under the pavilions on the grounds, rain or shine. All of the proceeds from this event supporting the Ministry of Caring's 3 Child Care Centers. VIP admission Tickets- $75.00 includes Beer & Mixed Drinks Individual Ticket- $50.00 includes Beer & Soft Drinks Child Ticket- $20.00 (ages 12…