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Wednesday
Dec 12

Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport

8:00 am, Visitors Center of the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau

The perfect holiday stuffer and something to look forward to in 2019!  Experience 12 amazing attractions at one incredible price with the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport. Passports are now on sale for $45.00 per individual and $95 per family which includes two adults and up to three children 17 years old or younger. Passports are are valid from Memorial Day, May 27, through Labor Day, September 2, and may be used for one-time admission to 12 of the Brandywine Valley’s top attractions:…

Wednesday
Dec 12

Bark in the Park

9:00 am, Auburn Valley State Park

Bark in the Park occurs the 2nd Wednesday of each month– December 12, January 9, February 13 and the 3rd Saturday of each month– December 15, January 19, February 16 from 9:00– 9:45 AM. Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free of…

Monday
Dec 17

Earle Van Interventions- Hope on Deck

Earle was once a part of the spiraling world of addiction. In his sobriety he found a new way of living and made it his mission to help other addicts achieve sobriety. This packet will introduce you to Earle's team, explain what they do, and what services they can provide to you or others in your workplace or personal life who are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction. The goal is to educate people about addiction and recovery and to…

Tuesday
Dec 18

Social Support Group

6:00 pm, Michael’s Restaurant

This is an opportunity for those who have experienced the death of a spouse or life partner to share your loss and learn helpful ways to cope with your grief. Each person pays for their own meal and drinks. Next Step Dinner is the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6:00–8:00 p.m. RSVP by the day before each dinner. To register, contact the group facilitator, Leslie at 302-478-5707 ext. 1153 or [email protected] *Note: For December we will meet on the 3rd…

Wednesday
Dec 19

“GOOD GRIEF” MONTHLY DROP-IN SUPPORT GROUPS

2:00 pm, The Summit Retirement Community

Good Grief monthly groups are for those who are seeking additional support from others who have experienced the death of a loved one. The topics will vary monthly depending on the needs of the group each month. Loss of a Spouse/Life Partner (all ages) is the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 2:00–3:30 p.m. To register, contact the group facilitator, Leslie at 302-478-5707 ext. 1153 or [email protected]

Thursday
Dec 20

"GOOD GRIEF” MONTHLY DROP-IN SUPPORT GROUPS

2:00 pm, MOT Senior Center

Good Grief monthly groups are for those who are seeking additional support from others who have experienced the death of a loved one. The topics will vary monthly depending on the needs of the group each month. Loss of a Loved one (all losses) on the 4th Thursday of every month from 2:00–3:30 p.m. at the MOT Senior Center-300 S. Scott Street, Middletown, DE 19709. To register contact Earline at 302-478-5707 ext 1374 or [email protected] *Note: For December we will meet…

Friday
Dec 21

The Nutcracker

7:00 pm, The Grand Opera House Copeland Hall

Join Delaware’s ballet company for Wilmington’s favorite holiday tradition! Experience the magical journey through the land of sweets in First State Ballet Theater's lavish production of The Nutcracker on the main stage, December 21-23 at The Grand Opera House. Showings: Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 7 p.m. Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $14.99 - $50 For more information call 1-800-37-GRAND

Saturday
Jan 5

4th Annual Delaware Charity Challenge Winter Indoor Triathlon

8:00 am, Chase Center on the Riverfront

The 2019 indoor triathlon will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware. There will be three events as part of the triathlon: run (on treadmill), row (on an erg/rowing machine), and bike (on a spin bike). In 2019, each of the run, row, and bike races will be 15 minutes (5 minute transition time), and scoring will be based on the combined distance covered by the team depending on the race category they competed…

Saturday
Jan 5

Sensory-Friendly Train Morning

8:30 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

Enjoy early access to the Museum’s Brandywine Railroad display during this accessible program. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register for programs, contact Laura Westmoreland at ​[email protected]​ or call 610.388.8120.

Saturday
Jan 5

Pursuit of Health & Wellness Expo and Delaware Health Fair

8:30 am, Chase Center on the Riverfront

The Pursuit of Health & Wellness Expo and Delaware health fair is a FREE annual health fair that aims to connect individuals and families with organizations and opportunities that offer ways to support and nurture a healthy lifestyle. At the Pursuit of Health & Wellness Expo and health fair, exhibitors will be on site to showcase their health-related products and services.