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  • Sunday, February 14
    • Elk Neck State Park: "A Turkey Point Valentine" Looking for a different way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Travel to Elk Neck State Park and enjoy a beautiful and informative two mile round-trip stroll up to the Turkey Point Lighthouse. While there, share a refreshing treat of sparkling juice, chocolate covered strawberries and other holiday favorites with your best friend. Enjoy the sunset and get your photo taken by the lighthouse. Parking is limited; reservations required! $20 per couple. For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

  • Tuesday, February 16
    • University of Delaware presents Serafin String Quartet: Time: 8pm Location: Gore Recital Hall, Roselle Center for the Arts, University of Delaware Description: Gore Recital Hall, Roselle Center for the Arts, University of Delaware Serafin String Quartet, UD’s Quartet-in-Residence, presents their spring concert in Gore Recital Hall on Tuesday, February 16 at 8:00 p.m. The concert features "Veil of Leaves" and "Between the Accidental" by noted young composer Julia Adolphe along with Shostakovich String Quartet No. 3 and Borodin String Quartet #2 in D Major. Adults, $15; Srs/UD Staff & Alum, $10; Students, $5 For more information contact: UD, 302-831-2578 or visit www.music.udel.edu

  • Wednesday, February 17
    • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 6 pm - 8 pm Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, PA Description: 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 will include inspiration from winter scenes in the museum's collection and feature a hands-on tile-making activity. Participants will be guided as they shape and carve designs in a soft clay tile, which later will be fired in a kiln, and will be available for pick-up at the museum one week after each workshop. Cost includes art materials and light refreshments. BYOB! $20; members, $15. For more information contact: 6103888326 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum/events
    • The Music School of Delaware presents Serafin String Quartet: Time: 7pm Location: The Music School of Delaware, Wilmington Concert Hall Description: Serafin String Quartet performs Between the Accidental and Veil of Leaves by noted young composer Julia Adolphe along with works by other composers and performers. All proceeds benefit the Anthony G. Simmons Scholarship Fund and Annual Scholarships 4101 Washington Street Wilmington, DE 19802 Proceeds Benefit: All proceeds benefit the Anthony G. Simmons Scholarship Fund and Annual Scholarships For more information contact: Music School of Delaware, 302-762-1132 or visit www.musicschoolofdelaware.org/home.html

  • Thursday, February 18
    • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 7:30 pm - 9 pm Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, PA Description: Music on the Brandywine: Timotheos Petrin & Sejoon Park Thursday, February 18, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Advanced tickets cost $15; members, $12; and students, $8 through February 15. Prices then increase to $25; members, $20; and students, $10. Enjoy a performance by rising stars in the world of classical music. Award-winning performers Timotheos Petrin (cello) and Seoon Park (piano) will perform a selection of works sure to please all music lovers. For more information contact: 6103888336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum/events
    • HAGLEY MUSEUM : Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Hagley Museum, 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Research Seminar: A Credit to the Nation February 18, 2016 - 6:30 PM Free Rebecca Kobrin of Columbia University will discuss her paper, “Credit to the Nation: Jewish Immigrants, the World of Immigrant Banking and American Finance, 1873-1914 .” The seminar is open to the public and is based on a paper that is circulated in advance. Those planning to attend are encouraged to read the paper before coming to the seminar. Copies may be obtained by emailing Carol Lockman, clockman@Hagley.org. Reception at 6 p.m., seminar begins promptly at 6:30, and takes place in the Copeland Room of Hagley’s library building. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi -- 302-658-2400 x 238 or visit www.Hagley.org

  • Friday, February 19
    • Bootless Stageworks : Time: Friday/Saturdays 8pm, Thursdays 7:30pm, Sundays 3:00pm Location: Bootless Stageworks, 1301 N. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19806 Description: Local Wilmington Non-Profit Theater Company Bootless Stageworks Presents "Freud's Last Session" Freud’s Last Session centers on a hypothetical meeting between legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud and young, rising Oxford Don, C.S. Lewis, to his home in London on the day England enters World War II. Freud and Lewis clash about love, sex, the existence of God, and the meaning of life, just weeks before Freud took his own life. The play is a deeply touching play filled with humor and exploring the minds, hearts and souls of two brilliant men addressing the greatest questions of all time. Friday, February 19 @ 8:00pm Saturday, February 20 @ 8:00pm Thursday, February 25 @ 7:30pm Friday, February 26 @ 8:00pm Saturday, February 27 @ 8:00pm Sunday, February 28 @ 3:00pm Friday, March 4 @ 8:00pm Saturday, March 5 @ 8:00pm Tickets: $18 Online / $20 At-The-Door Freud’s Last Session is presented under special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service, Inc For more information contact: info@bootless.org or visit www.bootless.org
    • Cecil County Public Schools and Cecil County Arts Council: Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Location: The Chesapeake Bay Golf Club Description: Cecil County Public Schools, along with its sponsor, the Friends of UCSCA @ Cecil County Arts Council, extends an invitation to attend the UCSCA Art Auction. The Upper Chesapeake Summer Center for the Arts (UCSCA) is an eight-day student residential program held at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. UCSCA provides experiences in two-/three-dimensional visual arts, dance, digital arts, theatre, instrumental music, vocal music, and literary arts. This program continues to serve the most outstanding young artists in Maryland and has truly been a life-changing experience for hundreds of aspiring artists. We would like to generate funds earmarked for student scholarships for students to attend our program each year. We are holding our sixth annual “Art Auction” fundraiser to be held on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 7:00–10:00 p.m. at the Chesapeake Bay Golf Clubhouse , 128 Karen Drive ,Rising Sun , Maryland. The $10.00 entry fee includes: free bid card, complementary wine tastings, hors d'oeuvres, and live music. Contact cjdixon@ccps.org / 410-996-5424 with any questions. Please join us to support the UCSCA students. Proceeds Benefit: Upper Chesapeake Summer Center for the Arts For more information contact: Ms. Dixon 401-996-5424 or visit UCSCA Facebook Page
    • Wilmington Drama League: You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. And you’ll get to vote for your favorite. Those are all traditions for the Wilmington Drama League’s one-act play festival Feb. 19-20. The weekend festival of four selections – sometimes original, sometimes new, sometimes classic and always interesting – carries on Drama League traditions that goes back 30 years, nurtured by the late Ruby M. Stanley. Winners of the Drama League festival, as chosen by members of the audience, often go on to win at state and regional festivals. The Ruby M. Stanley One-Act Festival runs Feb. 19-20 at the Wilmington Drama League, 10 W. Lea Blvd., Wilmington. Performances are at 8 p.m. Feb 19-20. Tickets are $10. For tickets, call (302) 764-1172 or go to www.wilmingtondramaleague.org. Drama League programs are supported, in part, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com. For more information contact: Drama League, 302-764-1172 or visit www.wilmingtondramaleague.org

  • Saturday, February 20
    • Frankie's Midnight Runners: Time: 11pm Location: Theater N at Neumors, 1007 N. Orange St., Wilmington, DE Description: Wilmington, DE - Since the closing of the Newark F&G 3 movie theater in 2015, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" has not been shown in Delaware. A new group of performers have made an arrangement with Theater N at Nemours in Wilmington to begin showing the cult classic every other Saturday night beginning February 20th, 2016. The shadow cast known as ‘Frankie's Midnight Runners’ is a newly formed group of performers consisting of veteran thespians who volunteer to keep the classic midnight show alive. With the movie playing on the big screen, these amateur members of the cast act-out the show simultaneously while audience members shout jokes and throw props of rice, toast, and toilet paper at coordinated times. Although the movie is not as shocking by today’s standards as it was when first released in 1975, it still contains mature themes and tongue-in-cheek jokes. Those wanting to see the show must be 18+ years old, or in the company of a legal guardian. Tickets are $9.00 and doors will open at 11:15pm, with a pre-show at 11:30 pm, and the movie starting at midnight. About Theater N A 221-seat theater in a renovated 14-story building. It is known for showing first-run indie & foreign films, and is located at 1007 N Orange St, Wilmington, DE 19801 Contact Anyone interested in learning more about the show or joining the cast may send an email to frankiesmidnightrunners@gmail.com, or visit their Facebook page www.facebook.com/frankiesrunners/ For more information contact: frankiesmidnightrunners@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/events/117559581950362/
    • Hagley Museum : Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hagley Museum, 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Hagley’s Maker Day, Saturday February 20, 2016, 11am-4pm Create and innovate at Hagley! Enjoy a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, in celebration of the Maker movement. It will feature demonstrations from area makers showcasing craftsmanship and technology including wood-lathing and 3-D printing and a pop-up makerspace for visitors to tinker with recycled items. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi -- 302-658-2400 x 238 or visit www.Hagley.org
    • PAWS for People Annual Conference: Time: 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM Location: Nemours A. I. du Pont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803 Description: Pup-Purr-i ... A Little Bit of Everything for Pet Lovers The 7th Annual Winter Conference hosted by PAWS for People is designed for pet enthusiasts, pet owners, and all those who love animals and want to learn more about them. Cost of admission includes 4 workshops, lunch, keynote address and opportunities to network. Workshop topics include: "How Owner Behavious Influence Their Dogs," "Dealing with Grief Positively," "Seizure Alert Dogs," "Saving, Rescuing and Fostering Animals," and lots more. Keynote speaker is Dr. James A. Serpell, Director, Center for Interaction of Animals & Society, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. His address will explore human-animal bonds and their mutually beneficial relationships in a changing society. Register online: www.pawsforpeople.org or call 302-351-5622. Proceeds Benefit: PAWS for People For more information contact: Clarice Ritchie, 302-351-5622; critchie@pawsforpeople.org or visit www.pawsforpeople.org

  • Sunday, February 21
    • 1st Annual Love Bella Bridal Expo: Time: 12-4 P.M. Location: Harrington Raceway & Casino Description: Calling all brides! The 1st Annual Love Bella Bridal Expo will be held on February 21st, 2016 at Harrington Raceway & Casino in their gold room. Address: 18500 S DuPont Hwy, Harrington, DE 19952. The event will be from 12-4 P.M. Please join us for your one stop shop for everything bridal. We will have a high energy runway fashion show, dance lessons, swag bag giveaways, door prizes, cake tasting, wine & menu sampling, and so much more! Tickets can be purchased online at: http://casino.harringtonraceway.com/bars-entertainment/concerts-events.php for any questions please contact Katie at (915) 342-0878. For more information contact: Katie (915) 342-0878 or visit casino.harringtonraceway.com/bars-entertainment/concerts-events.php
    • Black Delaware in the Civil War: Time: 3:30-4:30pm Location: Newark Free Library Description: Speaker Ron Whittington will give a first person portrayal of William Owen, a free black man from Milford, Delaware. Owen tells the story of hearing Frederick Douglass speak and deciding to become part of the 54th Massachusetts, the renowned first black regiment to fight in the Civil War. For more information contact: 302-731-7550 or visit www.nccde.org/333/Newark-Free-Library
    • Christiana Presbyterian Church: Time: 12 Noon - 3:00 pm Location: Christiana Presbyterian Church, 15 N. Old Baltimore Pike, Christiana, DE 19702 Description: All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner with salad, bread, ice cream & beverage. Cost: Adult $8, child age 4-11 $4, child 3 and younger free. Takeout available by calling 302-368-0515. For more info, call 302-252-7531. Proceeds Benefit: Youth Group For more information contact: Paula Sims 302-252-7531 or visit www.christianapresbyterianchurchde.org
    • United Way of Southern Chester County: Calling all chocoholics! Hundreds of chocolate treats including cakes, brownies, candies, cookies and cupcakes will be available for tasting at the Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival on Sunday, February 21st. Bring family and friends and sample as many chocolate items as you wish. General Admission starts at 1PM: $10 per person includes six tastings (special deal of $30 for a family of four). General admission parking is $5. Want to avoid the crowd? Connoisseur Tickets allow for admission at noon for a private hour of wandering the aisles of chocolate!: $25 per person or $45 for two people (includes beverages and parking). Advance tickets and info: www.kennettchocolate.org. ENTRIES: Are you a professional chef or a great baker? Donate your best chocolate desserts to support this event and for a chance to win ribbons and prizes. Contestant categories are professionals, amateurs and students (ages 12 up). There is no cost to enter. Entries must have a chocolate component and be shelf-stable, but need not be original. For official rules and to enter: www.kennettchocolate.org. Entry deadline is February 17, 2016. Proceeds benefit: United Way of Southern Chester County For more information contact: Carrie Freeman. 610-444-4357 or visit kennettchocolate.org/

  • Tuesday, February 23
    • Children's Choice, Inc.: Time: 6:00PM Location: 25 S. Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702 Description: There are thousands of children in temporary foster homes waiting for a loving, permanent, adoptive family. Interested in finding out more about adoption from foster care? Come to a session at one of our Children’s Choice locations to learn how to get started and to have your questions answered! Sessions are on the fourth Tuesday at 25 S. Old Baltimore Pike, Newark at 6:00pm. For more information contact: Kathleen Smith, 302-233-4616 or visit www.childrenschoice.org

  • Wednesday, February 24
    • Wilmington Parks & Recreation, #302GunsDown, Brandon Lee Brinkley Foundation, & Lena Carroll Clay: Time: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays & 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday Location: Wilmington Parks & Recreation, 500 Wilmington Ave, Wilm, DE 19801 Description: The Village Youth Violence Prevention Workshop will be held at Parks & Recreation, 500 Wilmington Avenue, Wilmington, DE from Wednesday, February 24 to Saturday, February 27, 2016. This workshop is free for middle and high school students. Free transportation is also being provided by Parks & Recreation. To register and for more information, visit: www.thevillageinfo.com. For more information contact: Contact Lena Carroll Clay, 302-803-0361 or visit www.thevillageinfo.com

  • Thursday, February 25
    • 26th annual Bridal Show presented by Delaware Today, Delaware/Main Line Bride & Main Line Today magazines: Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Location: Deerfield, 507 Thompson Station Road, Newark, DE 19711 Description: Delaware Today, Main Line Today and Delaware/Main Line Bride welcome you to the 26th annual Bridal Show! 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 over 50 exhibitors, explore the newest wedding trends, indulge in hors d'oeuvres and desserts and enjoy a gorgeous fashion show. Bring your wedding dreams, ideas, wishes, family, friends and significant other to the 26th annual Bridal Show. Imagine being able to plan your entire wedding in just one evening! For more information contact: Christa McLaughlin, 302-504-1336 or visit www.delawaretoday.com/Delaware-Today/Delaware-Main-Line-Bride/Home/
    • AAUW Wilmington: Time: 10-9 Thu-Sat, 11-5 Sun Location: Concord Mall, 4737 Concord Pike Description: The area’s largest sale of gently used books has been scheduled by the Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women. The 47th annual Dollars for Scholars Used Book Sale, to benefit college scholarships for Delaware women, runs Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 25-28, at Concord Mall, 4737 Concord Pike, Brandywine Hundred, DE 19803. Special features this year include sections on royalty, vintage mysteries and, timed for the 2016 election, books on U.S. presidents and presidential candidates. Most items are $1 to $5, with collectibles up to $100. Items are sorted into more than 50 categories on tables throughout the mall. The sale also includes DVDs, CDs, sheet music, puzzles, and ephemera. The sale runs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28. Bad weather may curtail sale hours. Starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, most items are half-price. On Sunday, Feb. 28, people can buyhttps://cecildaily-dot-com.bloxcms.com/site/forms/online_services/submit_news/ a bag for $10 and fill it (certain categories are excluded). For more information, visit http://wilmington-de.aauw.net/booksale, call (302) 428-0939 or e-mail aauwwilm@gmail.com. The website has details about the scholarships that the sale funds and on how to make donations for future sales. Proceeds Benefit: AAUW Wilmington scholarships for Delaware women For more information contact: AAUW, 302-428-0939 or visit wilmington-de.aauw.net/booksale

  • Friday, February 26
    • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 9:30 am - 4 pm Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, PA Description: Plein Air Inside Out $20; Members, $10 Enjoy the wintry beauty of Brandywine from the museum’s expansive atrium windows. Artists working in all media are invited to explore the vista from inside the museum where they can sketch, paint or photograph, while staying warm. Participants may also enjoy sketching (with pencil) in the museum’s galleries. Participants are responsible for providing all art materials (including drop cloths). For more information contact: 6103888336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum/events
    • JAMMIN FOR JUSTIN: Time: 6:00PM-11:00PM Location: WILMINGTON DRAMA LEAGUE 10 W. LEA BLVD IN WILMINGTON Description: BENEFIT TO ASSIST JUSTIN DESTAFNEY, WHO HAS SPINA BIFIDA AND REQUIRES A CONVERSION VEHICLE FOR INDEPENDENT DRVING. MUSIC CONCERT FEATURING LOCAL YOUTH FROM 6:00PM-8:00PM FOLLOWED BY PERFORMANCE BY "HEAVENLY HASH" FROM 8:00PM-11:00PM. $25 PRE-SALE VIA WEBISTE $30 AT THE DOOR. SNACKS, CASH BAR AND AUCTION RAFFLE ITEMS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE Proceeds Benefit: JUSTIN DESTAFNEY For more information contact: TAMMY DESTAFNEY 302-668-3731 or visit WWW.SLEDSNIPERS.COM/JAMMIN-FOR-JUSTIN.HTML

  • Saturday, February 27
    • AIDS Delaware: Please join us for this IMAGINE-ative event that supports HIV/AIDS prevention and comprehensive services. This evening extraordinaire will include a strong man, tarot readings, henna body art, other performances, and silent auction. Attire: 'Side Show Chic' - Prizes for the most chic attire When: Saturday,February 27th beginning at 7pm. Afterparty 10-Midnight Where: Sheraton Wilmington South 365 Airport Road New Castle, DE 19720
    • Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition: It's the 2016 Lights of Life Gala (formerly known as Southern Lights) at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino from 7pm to midnight. Join the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition for an evening of living and giving featuring breast cancer survivors. Visit the Lights of Life website: www.debreastcancer.org/lights to make your reservation, for sponsorship details and more information. You can also contact mmarshall@debreastcancer.org or call 302-672-6435.
    • Hagley Museum : Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Hagley Museum, 201 Hagley Creek Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Science Saturday – Pump it Up! February 27 – Saturday – 1 to 4 p.m. Included with admission Experiment and innovate with our series of family activities: Science Saturdays. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an improvement. Dive into a different kind of water power and explore hydraulic pumps. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi -- 302-658-2400 x 238 or visit www.Hagley.org
    • Unitarian Universalist Society of Mill Creek: Time: 11:00 AM Location: 579 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE Description: The Kaleidoscope Concert Series is pleased to present FishCastle in concert on Saturday February 27th at 11:00 am. Cyril and Catherine, a.k.a. FishCastle, show up at the venue with a truckload of instruments, props, and ideas. However, it's not just the dozen or more that they play themselves, there are trunkloads of instruments and accessories for the audience to join in. Children are encouraged to sing, pick up an instrument and dance. Most of all, it's about music. A wealth of traditional and original songs are at their disposal, and we’ll make some up, too. Tickets are $10 at the door (Cash or Check) or purchase on line at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2386400. Fishcastle features multi instrumentalists Catherine Braik Selin and Cyril Everett Caster. A man, a woman, a boatload of instruments, a tumbling sea of sound For more information contact: 302.369.2712 or visit www.uusmc.org/concerts/
    • VCF Ruritan Club: Location: 29 Ruritan Ln, Viola Delaware 19979 Description: VCF Ruritan Club Homestyle Chicken & Dumpling/Ham Dinner Saturday, February 27, 2016 Featuring: Pulled Chicken; Chicken Salad & Dumplings; Ham Adults $14.00, Children $8.00, 3:00 until 7:00 pm at the VCF RURITAN CLUB 29 Ruritan Ln., Viola, DE 19979 Menu includes: pulled chicken, chicken salad, dumplings, baked ham, cole slaw, string beans, mashed potatoes, apple sauce, rolls, assorted cakes, tea & coffee. Also available for take out orders: chicken salad, dumplings or complete meals. Proceeds from the dinner help fund local college scholarships. Phone (302) 284-4464 For more information contact: Rick Patton 302-359-4532

  • Sunday, February 28
    • Delaware Photographic Society: Time: 12 Noon to 5PM Location: Arsht Hall, U. of Delaware Wilmington Campus, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, DE Description: The 83rd Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography (WIEP) opens on Sunday, February 28 at 12 noon. WIEP is located in Arsht Hall, on the University of Delaware's Wilmington Campus, 2700 Pennsylvania Avenue. New this year, photographers entering WIEP were given the opportunity to donate their prints. There will be a general sale of over 300 donated prints. There will also be a Silent Auction of donated, medal-winning prints. Prints will be sold as received, no mat or frame. Donated prints hanging in the exhibition will be clearly marked and, if purchased, cannot be removed until the end of the exhibition on Sunday, March 6. The exhibition is Free and there is ample Free parking. Monday-Friday prints may be independently viewed from 9am to 4pm. Closed on Saturday. For more information contact: Carole Clarke, 610-358-5191 or visit www.delawarephotographicsociety.org
    • Old Swedes Historic Site: Time: 3 pm Location: 606 N. Church St., Wilmington, DE 19801 Description: Initials, names, dates, symbols, a drawing of the church building itself – all found scratched, etched and burnt into the wood and stone of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes Church) in Wilmington. Historical graffiti found on the 1699 structure is the subject of University of Delaware doctoral student Michael Emmons’ lecture on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3 pm at Old Swedes Historic Site. Emmons, 38, is pursuing a doctorate in preservation studies and plans to write his dissertation on historical graffiti, focusing on structures in Delaware. Historical graffiti at Old Swedes ranges from the iron dates and letters high up on the brick walls to the layers of carvings on the massive wooden doors of the original front entrance. The markings tell as much about the carvers as they do about the history of the church and of the city of Wilmington, according to Emmons, who will discuss his research, his findings at Old Swedes, then lead a tour of the building. The public is welcome to attend. Admission is $5 for Old Swedes members; $10 non-members. A reception will follow the walking tour. For more information contact: Betsy Christopher 302-652-5629 or visit www.oldswedes.org
    • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter: Time: 2pm-4pm Location: Little Stars Dance Studio Fox Run Shopping Center 302 Fox Hunt Drive Bear, DE 19701 Description: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Epsilon Rho Zeta presents Zumba Fitness with the Zetas! Help support those in need by purchasing ten dollar tickets to this healthy and full of energy event. Donations of hats and gloves are also being accepted. For more information contact: Michelle Mack-Williams 3022909393 or visit www.zphib1920epz.org

  • Tuesday, March 1
    • Hagley Museum: Time: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm Location: Hagley Museum Description: Guided tours of the property, including the Powder Yards, du Pont family home, and Workers’ Hill will leave the Visitor Center at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Included with admission and free for members. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi 302.658.2400 or visit www.hagley.org
    • LLS Student of the Year Campaign: Time: 5:00-9:00pm Location: Tom Foolery's Restaurant 714 Ash Blvd, Middleton, DE Description: Tom Foolery's is helping Appoquinimink HS Sophomore and cancer survivor Shane Higgins by hosting a Dine & Donate night. Shane is trying to give back by raising money for the LLS Student of the Year Campaign. There will be gift drawings, a 50/50, and 10% of all sales will be donated. Come enjoy a night out of the kitchen or an after work drink and support a local high school student's effort to give back. f you can't make it out that night, you can find out more about Shane and donate directly to his LLS campaign at http://events.lls.org/pages/de/SoY2016/shiggins Proceeds Benefit: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society For more information contact: Lori Higgins (302)690-9557 or Debbie Shoop(609)413-3871

  • Wednesday, March 2
    • Resident Ensemble Players- University of Delaware: Location: Thompson Theatre, Roselle Center for the Arts 110 Orchard Rd., Newark, DE 19716 Description: Come see the REP’s production of “To Kill a Mockingbird”! The unforgettable characters and events from Harper Lee’s beloved classic novel come to vibrant life in this powerful and moving drama. While Scout, Jem, and Dill discover compassion for their mysterious and misunderstood neighbor Boo Radley, their idyllic childhood is shattered by prejudice, bigotry, and violence when their widowed father Atticus Finch – a lawyer of courage and integrity, is asked to defend a young black man falsely accused of raping a white woman in Depression-era Alabama. This timeless story, told through the eyes of a child, presents both social injustice and compassionate heroism in situations that resonate powerfully in today’s headlines. “To Kill a Mockingbird” will run from March 2- March 20. Matinee performances are at 2pm and evening performances are at 7:30pm. Special School Matinees on March 8, 9, 15, and 16 at 9:30am. For tickets, please call the REP Box Office at 302-831-2204 or by visiting our website at www.rep.udel.edu. Prices range from $15-$29. For more information contact: REP Box Office 302-831-2204 or visit www.rep.udel.edu/the-plays/Pages/mockingbird.aspx

  • Thursday, March 3
    • Child Care Professional Network : Child Care Professional Network presents Early Childhood Education Career Fair on Thursday March 3rd from 5:30pm to 8pm at DCIU Education Services Center on 200 Yale Avenue in Morton, PA. If you are interested in a career in Early Childhood Education Center, working with young children from birth through school age, you should attend! Free Admission! Come prepared with several resumes and be prepared to meet in person, administrators that are hiring teachers, teacher aids, directors and more! To register contact CCPN no later than February 20th. If you would like to find out more about CCPN or become a member, contact John Sperduto at 484-238-4270 or visit www.ccpnpa.webs.com
    • Glasgow High School Drama Club: Time: Evenings @ 7:30; Matinee on the 5th @ 1:30 Location: Glasgow High School, Rt. 896, Newark, DE Description: Glasgow High School's production of Beauty and the Beast March 3, 4 and 5 at 7:30 Matinee on the 5th at 1:30 $5.00 for students; $10.00 for adults For more information contact: Glasgow High School; 302-631-5600
    • Hagley Museum: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Hagley Museum Description: Selling American Innovation, stories with Tom Marshall, Auburn Heights Preserve and the Steam Team The Marshall family of Yorklyn, Delaware was one of the first to embrace the new technology of steam powered automobiles when they opened the first Stanley dealership in Delaware in 1910. Since that time, Tom Marshall’s family has been in and out of the car business and today leads the effort to preserve and share the most significant collection of steam cars in the region at Auburn Heights Preserve. Spend an evening with Tom and hear stories from his life growing up in a car family. 7PM, free. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi 302.658.2400 or visit www.hagley.org

  • Friday, March 4
    • Aldersgate Youth Players : Time: 3/4 7:00 pm and 3/5 and 3/6 2:00 pm Location: Aldersgate United Methodist Church 2313 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803 Description: Willy Wonka JR. will be performed by the Aldersgate Youth Players at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Friday, March 4th at 7 pm, Saturday, March 5th at 2 pm and Sunday, March 6th at 2 pm. Admission is FREE, donations accepted. The story is based on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the film musicals based on the book. It provides fast-paced fun for the whole family as finders of the golden tickets seek the chance to succeed to Willy Wonka’s candy empire. You will recognize songs such as Pure Imagination and The Candy Man. Show duration is about one hour and has one intermission. Nearly 60 young people are in the cast. For more information contact: Sheena Gladden 302-832-5101 or visit www.aldersgatede.org
    • Bellevue State Park: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Bellevue Hall Description: Murder at Bellevue Hall. The year is 1931. America is gripped by the Great Depression and Prohibition is still in full swing. Life is hard for many, but not for all. Here, at Bellevue Hall, one could be forgiven for thinking the Depression was already over. Ben Carrie-Deway, one of the nouveau riche, and owner of Bellevue Hall is well known for hosting lavish soirees, and this evening will be no exception, until our host is discovered deceased in his study. Everyone is suspect and it is up to you to solve the crime! Refreshments will be served. For 18 and older, $20 per person. Pre-registration required. For more information contact: 302-761-6963 or visit www.destateparks.com/bellevue

  • Saturday, March 5
    • Children & Families First : Time: 7-10 pm Location: 1313 Market Street (the former Hercules building in Wilmington) Description: This signature fundraising event of Children & Families First offers a unique creative arts and culinary experience -- this year at 1313 N. Market Street in Wilmington (the former Hercules building). Guests shop beautiful works by local artists, savor delectable dishes prepared by culinary students, and sip spirited drinks while helping Delaware children and families. Artists donate 25% of their sales to Children & Families First. Proceeds Benefit: Children & Families First For more information contact: Karen Graham 302.479.1583 or visit cffde.org/events/Eventdetail.aspx?eventID=87
    • Delaware Mineralogical Society: Time: 11 AM till 5 PM Location: Delaware Technical and Community College Description: The show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens, displays from regional and university museums, a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and lapidary supplies, door prizes, demonstrations of gem cutting and polishing and a children’s table, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Mineralogical Society For more information contact: Wayne Urion (302) 998-0686 or visit www.delminsociety.net
    • Hagley Museum: Time: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm Location: Hagley Museum Description: Guided tours of the upper property, including the du Pont family home, leave the Visitor Center every hour from 10:30 a.m. with the last tour of the day leaving at 2:30 p.m. Workers’ Hill and the Powder Yards are open and Machine Shop, Roll Mill, and black powder demonstrations take place throughout the day. Included with admission and free for members. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi 302.658.2400 or visit www.hagley.org
    • Women's History: From Bustles to Bras: Time: 1-2pm Location: Newark Free Library Description: Come celebrate Women’s History month with this hour-long visual media presentation of vintage/historic clothing from 1780-1980. This lively show explains how women went from bustles to bell bottoms in 100 years. Register at 302-731-7550 For more information contact: 302-731-7550 or visit www.nccde.org/333/Newark-Free-Library

  • Sunday, March 6
    • New Castle County: Time: 2-4 p.m. Location: The Carriage House at Rockwood Park, 4651 Washington Street Extension in Wilmington Description: Join County Executive Thomas P. Gordon and County Council Members Elisa Diller and John Cartier for this free event honoring the great contributions of women in history. Music Performance by Leonette Davis-Collins SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS: Velma Scantlebury-White, M.D., Christiana Care Health System JoAnn Balingit, Ph.D., Poet Laureate of Delaware Carol Eggert, Retired Brigadier General and Vice President of Comcast The program will be immediately followed by a tour of Rockwood Mansion's Victorians and Spiritualism Exhibit. Girl Scouts who attend will earn a “Women in History” patch! Don’t miss the raffle prizes. Go to nccde.org/specialevents or call (302) 395-5652 for additional information. For more information contact: Suzy Casey, 302-395-5652 or visit nccde.org/1065/Great-Women-in-History

  • Saturday, March 12
    • NCC Dept of Community Services: Time: 10 AM - 12 NOON Location: Art Studio, 310 Kiamensi Rd, Wilmington, DE Description: FREE CREATIVE ART SATURDAY Art of Frida Kahlo (Women's History Month) Saturday, 3/12 10-12noon For more information contact: Art Studio 302-995-7661 or visit nccde.org/artstudio

  • Monday, September 26
    • CAB Calloway School of the Arts & Charter School of Wilmington: Time: 10a - 5p Location: 100 N. Dupont Rd, Wilmington DE 19808 Description: If you’re in need of a new mattress, please come out and shop around. There will be fantastic name brands and amazing deals. Proceeds from the sale will help us to reduce the price of the New York City Arts Immersion Trip in December. You’ll sleep well knowing that you’ve contributed to this worthwhile cause. Proceeds Benefit: Arts Immersion Trip for CCSA & CSW students For more information contact: Mrs. Badger @ CAB 302-651-2700



Ongoing Events & Announcements

  • After School Art Classes: Every Tuesday join in the fun and educational enrichment activities at Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Wilmington from 4pm to 5pm. Students will learn to draw pictures from a variety of themes, including woodland animals, creatures by the sea, creepy crawlers and dynamic dinosaurs! Our step-by-step method breaks the drawing down into simple shapes which students can easily master. We also cover key elements of art theory for a well rounded lesson. Classes are ongoing. Homeschoolers welcome! Save time and money by purchasing online lessons for home use ($4.99 per lesson) available for instant digital download at www.etsy.com/shop/kidsartlessons Come join the fun, invite a friend! Sign up today! For more information contact: kidsartlessons1@gmail.com
  • Delaware College of Art and Design: Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery 600 N. Market st. Wilmington, DE 19801 Description: Enjoy the best student work from the last year, created by students in the Delaware College of Art and Design Associate of Fine Arts Degree Program, in the Nineteenth Annual Student Show. Selected by studio faculty, the work on display represents a variety of assignments and media from each of DCAD’s six majors: Animation, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design and Photography. The exhibition opens in DCAD’s Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery on Friday, February 5, with a reception from 5 – 8PM. Sponsored by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, the opening reception is held in conjunction with Wilmington’s monthly Art Loop series. The Annual Student Exhibition will be on display until February 24. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9AM to 9PM and Saturday and Sunday, 10AM to 4PM. The gallery is always free and open to the public. For more information contact: Delaware College of Art and Design -302.622.8000 or visit www.dcad.edu
  • Delaware Tax and Financial Services Campaign: Volunteer during tax season! If you are comfortable using a computer, enjoy meeting and talking with people, want to make a difference in the lives of others and would like to learn a new skill call 302-655-0803. The Delaware Tax and Financial Services Campaign could use your help this tax season.
  • Drama Kids of Wilmington: Do you have a dramatic child? Or one that just wants to explore their creative side? Come join our Drama Kids family today! See our website for all our locations to pick one nearest you. www.dramakids.com/de1 or call 302-477-1025 Proceeds Benefit: none For more information contact: Courtney Clarke 302-477-1025 or visit www.dramakids.com/de1
  • Hagley Museum: Time: 10 am - 4 pm Location: Hagley Museum Description: Winter Weekday Tours Two-hour guided tours are offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guests will visit Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office of the DuPont Company; a restored nineteenth-century machine shop in the Powder Yards; and the restored workers’ community. The property and Visitor Center exhibitions will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for guests who would like to walk or browse on their own. The Museum Store and the Belin House Organic Café will also be open. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi 302-658-2400 or visit www.Hagley.org
  • Hagley Museum: Time: 10 am - 4 pm Location: Hagley Museum Description: Winter Weekends Guests can explore three floors of exhibitions in the Visitor Center, stroll along the river through dozens of historic structures from the Industrial Revolution, and explore the gardens and grounds of Eleutherian Mills at a self-guided pace. Demonstrations of historic machinery, gunpowder explosions, and coal-fired steam engine operations happen throughout the day. The Workers’ Hill community is open for visits including the Belin House Organic Cafe. Complimentary timed tickets for guided tours of the Eleutherian Mills Residence, the first du Pont family home built in America, will be provided to guests upon arrival. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi 302-658-2400 or visit www.Hagley.org
  • Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory: Time: 8 pm to 10 pm Location: Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory Description: Mt. Cuba Observatory presents a Public Night on January 11 and 25. This event consists of a talk about a subject of astronomical interest followed by observing using the observatory's telescopes. A planetarium show will be presented if skies are cloudy. Programs are for persons age 10 and above. Cost is $2 for persons age 10-18 and $3 for those over 18. Reservations are required. Call the observatory for reservations(654-6407). See the web site (mountcuba.org) and the Public Night tab for further information. For more information contact: observatory staff (302) 654-6407 or visit mountcuba.org
  • The Tatnall School: Busy Bees Program: Held each Wednesday for six weeks, this free hour-long program will give children and their families the opportunity to create and learn in Tatnall's Preschool. For more information contact: Sharon Vandiver - (302) 892-4285 or visit www.tatnall.org/admissions/admissions-calendar/index.aspx
  • University of Maryland Extension: The University of Maryland Cecil County Extension Office is hosting four Women in Agriculture Suppers, followed by presentations on topics such as Social Media, Retirement Planning, Agriculture Law Issues and How to Start a Business. Attendees may attend as many suppers as they wish. The suppers will start at 6pm and finish around 9pm. Suppers will be help January 21st, February 18th, March 24th and March 31st at the Cecil County Administration Building, 200 Chesapeake Blvd in Elkton, MD. For more information call 410-996-5280.
  • Wilmington Drama League: Presents an original musical which asks what happened next to Scrooge. Scrooge had a cathartic experience on Christmas Eve. Inevitably, the holiday euphoria subsides. With mirth and music, Wilmington Drama League alumni Kate Monaghan and Matt Casarino ask in this new show if he can keep those resolutions. “Resolutions,” directed by Henry Porreca, runs Jan. 29-Feb. 7 at the League “Resolutions” runs Jan. 29-Feb. 7 at the Wilmington Drama League, 10 W. Lea Blvd., Wilmington. Performances are at 8 p.m. Jan. 29 and 30 and Feb. 5 and 6 and 2 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7. Tickets are $20, $17 for seniors and students, $12 for children and discounts for groups. For tickets, call (302) 764-1172 or go to www.wilmingtondramaleague.org. Drama League programs are supported, in part, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com. For more information contact: Drama League, 302-764-1172 or visit www.wilmingtondramaleague.org
  • Wilmington Public Library : Time: 3:30pm-6:30pm Location: 10 East 10th Street, Wilmington DE 19801 Description: Delaware Alliance for Community Advancement (DACA) will provide Free Tax Preparation and e-Filing assistance. This free tax service is available to those with limited incomes for Families earning $51,000 a year and Singles $32,000 a year. When: Tuesdays: Jan. 26, 2016-April 5, 2016 3:30 to 6:30pm Wednesdays: Jan. 27, 2016-April 6, 2016 3:30 to 6:30pm Where: Wilmington Library, 10 East 10th Street, Wilmington DE 19801 (302) 571-7400 How: You must call for an appointment (302) 656-8200 Sorry no walk-in taken. Visit our webpage to learn more about this program and what you need to bring with you wilmington.lib.de.us. For more information contact: DACA 302-656-8200 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2015/11/18/free-tax-preparation/


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