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Saturday
Aug 25

Anime Day

11:00 am, The Art Studio

Anime Day at the Art Studio is a family-friendly, anime and manga convention from 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM on August 25th at the Art Studio-310 Kiamensi Road, Wilmington, DE 19804. Anime Day promotes local anime and manga artists and vendors. The event is a collaboration between the New Castle County Art Studio and with Author Liz DeJesus of Unexpected Spark Studios. The Delaware Anime Society is a partner in presenting some of their favorite Funimation anime, followed by discussions on…

Monday
Aug 27

Master Your Stress Workshop

1:00 pm, Lewes Senior Center

The Mental Health Association in Delaware is offering a free Stress Management Workshop from 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM. Learn how to master your stress by learning the difference between good stress, acute stress and bad stress. Learn how to utilize stress for peak performance and learn techniques such as meditation, progressive muscle relaxation and laughter for stress relief.

Wednesday
Aug 29

Easterseals Annual Caregiver Conference

9:00 am, Executive Banquet and Conference Center

Join Easterseals for their 8th annual conference which will be packed with resources and information to assist you in your journey as a caregiver! Attendees will hear from qualified speakers that will discuss issues relevant to caregivers across the lifespan and will ensure you have the information you need to Plan Today to Thrive Tomorrow! The conference will be held at the Executive Banquet and Conference Center in Newark on August 29th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and will…

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.

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…