WSTW Community Calendar

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  • Saturday, September 24
    • 2016 King Neptune Gala: Time: 6pm-9:30pm Location: Kalmar Nyckel Foundation Description: Join us for the KNF's 9th annual King Neptune Gala honoring Senator Chris Coons on September 24 at the Tatiana and Gerret Copeland Maritime Center. In addition to food prepared by local celebrated chefs Dan Butler, Tom Hannum, Michele Mitchell, Kip Poole and Bryan Sikora,the evening will feature silent and live auctions. 6:00 - 7:15 Cockatil Reception Elegant Food Stations and Silent Auction 7:30 - 9:30 Dinner Live Auction Presentation to Senator Chris Coons Live Music Members/Non-Mem​bers: $160/$175 For more information contact: 302-429-7447 or visit www.kalmarnycke​l.org
    • 2nd Chance Resale: Time: 7:30 am to Noon Location: Gauger Cobbs Middle School Description: Make sure you are there, this is not to be missed...... Over 40,000 items to choose from. Newborn to Juniors size clothing, shoes, toys, books, videos, maternity, baby equipment, outdoor toys and much more... Saturday, Sept. 24th, Gauger Cobbs Middle School, 50 Gender Road, off Route 4, ( behind Vince's Sports Center and Holy Family Church) 7:30 am to Noon. Cash and Credit Card Accepted. Sponsored by 2nd Chance Resale For more information: (302)836-1914 or www.2ndchanceresale.com. Free Admission. Bring a Friend!! Best Selection in the Tri State Area! RAIN OR Shine! Vendor space is still available! Proceeds Benefit: Cribs for Kids, Boy Scouts For more information contact: 3028361914 or visit www.2ndchancechildrensresale.com
    • 30th Anniversary AIDS Walk Delaware: Time: 8:00am-12:00pm Location: Dravo Plaza at Riverfront Wilmington Description: AIDS Walk Delaware celebrates 30 years on Sept. 24. Taking place in two locations, Dravo Plaza at Riverfront Wilmington and Grove Park in Rehoboth Beach, AIDS Walk Delaware is the largest AIDS awareness event in Delaware and supports statewide comprehensive HIV/AIDS services. Visit AIDSWalkDelaware.com for more details about this momentous occasion. $30 donation gets you a really cool t-shirt. Proceeds Benefit: AIDS Delaware and Delaware HIV Consortium For more information contact: Iris McKenney, 302.652.6776 or visit AIDSWalkDelaware.com
    • Dickinson Theatre Organ Concert: Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location: John Dickinson High School Auditorium Description: A concert on the 4th largest Theatre Organ in the world by he North America's premier theatre organist, DAVE WICKERHAM at the console performing popular, Broadway and movie music along with songs from America's Songbook For more information contact: Bob Dilworth, 302-995-2603 or visit dtoskimball.org/
    • Elk Neck State Park: Time: 1 - 4 pm Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: "National Public Lands Day" Come out and celebrate Public Lands Day at Elk Neck State Park! You will be among thousands of people nation-wide who volunteer their time to benefit America's public lands. Work side-by-side with park staff and afterwards enjoy a live animal program featuring some of Maryland’s most common reptiles. Meet in the North East Beach Area. Call for more details. For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx
    • Family Christian: Time: 10am-11:30am Location: Family Christian 600 Peoples Plaza, Newark, DE 19702 Description: Join others at your local Family Christian store on Saturday, September 24 from 10am-11:30am as we host a free Bible journaling event. Grab your Bible or journal and head to the store to learn some tips and tricks on how to get more out of your journaling experience and have a chance to win a brand new journaling Bible! Space is limited, call or visit your local store to sign up! For more information contact: Valerie 616-233-0500 or visit www.familychristian.org
    • Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program: Time: 9 am to 3 pm Location: 55 Rolling Hills Ranch Lane -- Port Deposit, MD Description: Rolling Hills Ranch "Riding Lessons for Everyone" and Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program will be hosting "Meet the Ponies" on Saturday, August 20 and September 24. The event will go from 9 am to 3 pm. The public is invited to come meet our horses and ponies, groom them and learn more about our program. Should they want to ride there will be a fee of $5.00 for a pony ride or $25.00 for a riding lesson. It is recommended to make reservations for the riding lesson. 410-378-3817 Rolling Hills Ranch has been offering riding lessons to everyone for over 35 years, we are a Maryland Horse Discover Center and a certified Maryland Farm Based Education site. Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program is a Premier Accredited Center with Professional Association for Therapeutic Horsemanship. We look forward to meeting you. 410-378-3817 www.rollinghillsranch.org, www.freedomhills.org Proceeds Benefit: Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program For more information contact: Renee Dixon 410-378-3817 or visit www.freedomhills.org
    • Give It Up For Gulu 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Doggie Dash: Time: 9am (8am registration) Location: Rockford Park, Wilmington, DE Description: This event is to help the children of Gulu, Uganda begin their foundation of learning. We would love to have you be a part of their future! *We will be collecting activity books, learning aids, pencils, notebooks and outside toys (ex. balls, jump ropes) to be sent to the students of St. Catherine of Siena Nursery School. Fill a drawstring bag, bring to the 5K event and put a smile on a child's face! Event details and schedule We would love for you to join us for the Fourth Annual Give It Up For Gulu 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Doggie Dash at the scenic Rockford Park at the peak of autumn. The run begins behind the historic water tower, loops the park with an out and back onto Rt. 52, finishing with second loop in front of the water tower. *NEW* - 1 MILE DOGGIE DASH will begin and end behind the tower. Doggies will receive treats and a "doggie scarf", made in Uganda, at the end of the course. *NEW* - VIRTUAL RUN/WALK is offered to those who cannot attend but still want to be a part of this great cause. T-shirts to registered. Invitie others to join and send us a pic of how you particpated. T-shirts for first 200 5K participants and GREAT PRIZES from local and national businesses for top 3 finishers in all ten year age brackets of 5K and post race refreshments. Lots of fun for all, runners, walkers, doggies and their owners. Note: • Friendly Doggies are welcome to attend both events! • Great Prizes from local and national businesses! • Ladies 50+ - Special prize for top finisher in female 50+ age bracket Proceeds Benefit: St. Catherine of Siena Nursery School For more information contact: Mary Gispert 302-239-1699 or visit www.giveitupforgulu.com
    • Good Shepherd Church: Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Location: 2274 Porter Road, Bear, DE 19701 Description: Multi-Community Yard Sale. September 24th, at Good Shepherd Church. Come to Buy! Come to Sell! Come to Eat! Enjoy Chubs Food Truck! Call to reserve tables or space. Tables $5.00 donation. 302-326-9069. For more information contact: Gail 302-326-9069
    • Grace Episcopal Church: Time: 8am-2pm Location: Grace Church, 4900 Concord Pike, Wilmington Description: HUGE Outdoor Flea Market at Grace Church, 4900 Concord Pike (across from Sears). Saturday 9/24 8am-2pm. Rain Date: 10/1. Rent a space for just $20! Please visit www.gracedelaware.org to register. Over 90 vendors displaying garage sale items, crafts, antiques, collectibles, etc. Breakfast and lunch available for sale, Church Bake Sale and Book Sale. For more information contact: Twyla Evitts 3024789533 or visit www.gracedelaware.org
    • Hagley Museum & Library: Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Science Saturday: Power of Electricity September 24, 2016, Saturday, 1 PM to 4 PM Families work together to solve science mysteries and engineering challenges. Light up a sculpture with LED lights and a basic electrical circuit. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information contact: Vanessa Spence, (302) 658-2400 ext. 306 or visit hagley.org
    • Kranz Hill Farm: Time: 10 AM to dusk Location: Kranz Hill Farm off 896 in Newark Description: This free farm festival offers lots of activities and entertainment, including tours of the farm, a raffle, children's games, a free concert, a free magic show, a free aerial acrobatics and juggling show, a picnic area and more. Proceeds Benefit: Kranz Hill Farm Community Farm For more information contact: Melanie Hiner at 302-276-3767 or visit kranzhillfarm.org
    • Monarch Migration Celebration: Time: 12pm-4pm Location: DuPont Environmental Education Center Description: Celebrate one of nature's wonders…the great Monarch butterfly migration! Borrow a butterfly net to catch butterflies and other insects; help us tag and release Monarchs; make a craft; and meet other animals that share the marsh. No pre-registratio​n is required--just stop in during the event. For more information contact: na or visit DuPontEEC.org
    • St.Mark's United Methodist Church: Time: 7 to 9pm Location: 1700 Limestone road, Wilmington Description: Join us for our He Brews Café at 7pm. on Sept.24th. Performance by Rockdale Boys. Doors open at 6:30pm. Coffee and desserts served. All are Welcome and free. Any questions call 994 0400. For more information contact: sharon Evans 302 994 7586
    • VCF Ruritan Club: Location: 29 Ruritan Ln, Viola De 19979 Description: VCF Ruritan Club Homestyle Chicken & Dumpling Dinner Saturday, September 24, 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 fund local college scholarships. Phone (302) 284-4464 or (302) 519-3834 For more information contact: Wanda (302)519-3834
    • William Henry Middle School: Time: 9 am until 1 pm Location: William Henry Middle School Description: WHMS Chorus Back to School Fair Mobile Cloud Video Game Trailer will be there. Play favorite games on Xbox and Playstation. Also, enjoy life-sized Checkers, Chess, Jenga, Connect4 and many other games. Vendors include Scentsy, Lilla Rose, Perfectly Posh, etc. Tickets are 50 cents for games or $20 for unlimited pass wristband for all games. Proceeds to benefit WHMS Chorus performance at the Thanksgiving Day parade in Philadelphia in November. Proceeds Benefit: WHMS Chorus For more information contact: Candace McCarthy, Public Relations Office, Capital School District, 302-857-4206

  • Sunday, September 25
    • Saint Francis Foundation 5k: Time: 7:30am-1pm Location: Dravo Plaza Description: 7:30am- Registration opens 8:00am- Mass 8:45am- Kids race start (at 3 mile mark) 9:00am- Race start Proceeds benefit the greatest needs of Saint Francis Healthcare For more information contact: 302-575-8270 or visit www.race​s2run.com/event​s/saint-francis​-foundation-5k/​
    • Brandywine Hundred Library: Time: 1:30-3:30pm Location: Brandywine Hundred Library Description: Teen Team Challenge Put your team to the challenge! Teens will be engaged in Teambuilding activities that inspire teamwork and creativity. Sign up and join us for the challenge. Registration required. Ages Teens/Tweens. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, September 25 For more information contact: Brandywine Hundred Library 302-477-3150 or visit nccde.org/libraries
    • Delaware Museum of Natural History: Wine & Dinosaurs, the Delaware Museum of Natural History's fundraising event, will take place Sunday, September 25, from 12 - 4 p.m.

      Guests will enjoy fine wines, craft beer, premium spirits, live music, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction as they explore the Museum's exhibits.

      This year's theme is Jurassic Beach. Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite tropical attire, and a rum tasting is featured. Entertainment includes the steelpan band Trinidelphia and live jazz by duo Shawn and Sharon. Guests can try their luck with a pull from The Wall of Wine and snag a good red or white wine or a great high-end wine. The silent auction includes paintings, sculptures and drawings by local artists, tickets to area venues such as Philadelphia's Magic Gardens and Tyler Arboretum, Eagles and Phillies tickets, getaways to places like the Inn at Montchanin Village, Ireland, and Italy, fine dining gift certificates, spa services, and awesome swag baskets.

      Wine, beer and spirits tastings will be poured by the Wine & Spirit Co. of Greenville, Kreston's Wines and Spirits, Swigg Real Wine, Craft Beer & Spirits, NKS Distributors, Inc., Standard Distributing, DOPS, and Breakthru Beverage Group

      Featured breweries include Argilla Brewing Company, Big Oyster Brewery, Stoudts Brewing Company, 16 Mile Brewery, Rogue, Midnight Oil Brewing, Green Flash, Crooked Hammock Brewery, Mispillion River Brewing, 2SP Brewing Company, Dogfish Head, Bellefonte Brewing Company, Unibroue, Yards Brewing Company, Twin Lakes Brewing Company, Boxcar Brewing Company and Victory Brewing Company.

      Food tastings provided by Bixby's Caterers, Caffe Gelato, Domaine Hudson, The Greenery, Janssen's Market, Montrachet Fine Foods, Taste Catering, Toscana Catering, Two Stones Pub, as well as Cabot Cheese.
    • Hagley Museum & Library: Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: 201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Hagley Museums Walking Tour Series -- Weekends in September -- Explore Hagley Museum in a new way by joining us for one of our six walking tours. One or more themed tours are offered most weekend days, usually at 11:00 AM and repeated at 2:00 PM (Sept 11 and 25 at 1 PM only, none offered Sept 17-18). Check our website for the schedule throughout the fall. New this past spring Explosions! The remaining tours are Sights, Sounds, Smells; What’s for Dinner?; H2 OH!; Worker’s World and Rocks and Roll Mills. Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. These are Let’s Move! events. For more information contact: Vanessa Spence, (302) 658-2400 ext. 306 or visit hagley.org
    • Kids Runway for Research 7th Annual Event: Time: 12pm-4:30pm Location: Chase Center on the Riverfront Description: Join Kids Runway for Research for a fun family oriented event. The show consists of entertainment, games, a Silent Auction, Food (from some of the best local restaurants), entertainment and a very special fashion show. All of the models are pediatric cancer survivors. Nancy Johnson of WSTW will be our MC. Adults-$25.00/K​ids-$10.00. A Great Time for a Great Cause! For more information contact: na or visit www.kids​runwayforresear​ch.com/
    • Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights: Time: 12:30 to 4:30pm Location: Marshall Steam Museum, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: The annual AUBURN HEIGHTS INVITATIONAL is always a not-to-be-missed event where visitors can see beautiful historic cars surrounded by the backdrop of the Auburn Heights estate and imagine what life must have been like when those cars were on the road. More than just a car show at a classy venue, attendees enjoy delicious fare by the COUNTRY BUTCHER FINE FOODS INC., wine and beer tastings, ice cream from WOODSIDE FARM CREAMERY, rides on the Auburn Valley Railroad and tours of the Auburn Heights Mansion, plus special exhibits and presentations, a silent auction, raffle and more. All proceeds benefit the Marshall Steam Museum and the Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve to provide the necessary funds to keep our collection operating for years to come. Proceeds from the silent auction & raffle directly benefit the Joseph Boxler Education Fund that supports the educational programs at the museum. Proceeds Benefit: Marshall Steam Museum/ Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve For more information contact: srandolph@auburnheights.org, 302-2392-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org
    • Saint Francis Foundation 5k: Time: 7:30am-1pm Location: Dravo Plaza Description: 7:30am- Registration opens 8:00am- Mass 8:45am- Kids race start (at 3 mile mark) 9:00am- Race start Proceeds benefit the greatest needs of Saint Francis Healthcare For more information contact: na or visit www.race​s2run.com/event​s/saint-francis​-foundation-5k/​
    • Temple Beth El: Time: 12:30 pm Location: Temple Beth El, 301 Possum Park Rd, Newark, DE Description: We Enter in our Underwear! Close to the Vest and Under the Skirt: A Living History Presentation Sunday, September 25 12:30 PM Temple Beth El, 301 Possum Park Rd, Newark, Delaware Entering in Victorian undergarments, adding layer after layer, Karen Jessee and Thomas Tear will leave as an elegant Victorian couple. This program won a First Place National Writing Award from the National Federation of Press Woman. Tickets $25 in advance; $28 after Sept. 16; Students $20 Lite Lunch Included Contact Temple Beth El: (302)366-8330; tbe@tbede.org; www.tbe.org Proceeds Benefit: Temple Beth El For more information contact: Temple Beth El Office or visit www.tbede.org

  • 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

  • Tuesday, September 27
    • Children's Choice, Inc.: Time: 6:00PM Location: 25 S. Old Baltimore Pike, Lafayette Bldg, 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
    • Delaware Humanities Forum: Time: 6 PM - 8 PM Location: University of Delaware Memorial Hall, 170 The Green, Newark, DE 19716 Description: This literature discussion of the biography "Margaret Fuller: A New American Life" by Megan Marshall, led by author and educator Dr. Myrna Nurse, is part of a nationwide and statewide celebration of the Pulitzer Prize Centennial. Books can be picked up at the Newark Free Library (750 Library Avenue, Newark, DE) reference desk. The group will meet at University of Delaware’s Memorial Hall in the 3rd floor lounge. Parking will be validated for attendees who park in Lot 41 (190 South College Avenue, Newark, DE). This program is hosted by the University of Delaware English Department and sponsored by the Delaware Humanities Forum. For more information contact: 3025670650 or visit www.dehumanities.org
    • Delaware State Police Community Town Hall: Please join Delaware State Police for a Town Hall Meeting on Police-Community Relations--"Building a Community of Diversity, Tolerance, Accountability & Trust"--in Kent County, Delaware.

      The Town Hall is a joint venture between law enforcement, legislators, First State Community Action Agency, Inc. and Delaware State University. All stakeholders support creating an open, honest dialogue between law enforcement and communities across the State of Delaware.

      The panelists are comprised of law enforcement agencies, academia, faith-based community, First State Community Action Agency, Inc. and social action committee members who will help guide the conversation towards inclusion for all, cultural sensitivity, building better relationships and finding common ground.

      The Town Hall is Tuesday, September 27, 2016, from 7-9pm, at Delaware State University's Education and Humanities Building.
    • Lecture: : Time: 6:00 PM Location: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Lecture: “Ordering the Cosmos: Charles Willson Peale and the Philadelphia Museum” Tuesday September 27, 2016, 6:00 pm Robert McCracken Peck, senior fellow of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, will discuss the artist, scientist, and naturalist Charles Willson Peale and place his Philadelphia Museum in its broader cultural, artistic, and scientific context using images of Peale’s remarkable collection of paintings and artifacts. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember. For more information contact: Information and Tours, (800) 448-3883

  • Wednesday, September 28
    • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art Description: ANDREW WYETH: BEYOND THE OBVIOUS GALLERY TALK 2 -3 p.m. Free with admission Explore the creative impulses and enigmatic qualities often underlying Andrew Wyeth’s work with Audrey Lewis, curator, in the Andrew Wyeth Gallery. For more information contact: Hillary K. Holland, 610-388-8336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum/events

  • Thursday, September 29
    • Big Fish Grill Riverfront Wine Club: Time: 6:30-8:30pm Location: Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront Description: Reservations required! $60/Person (gratuity included) RSVP to Rachel: rachel@bigfishg​rill.com or call 302.652.3474 This month, we dine to benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation of Delaware. For more information contact: 302.652.3474 or visit target=_blank> www.bigfishrive​rfront.coma>
    • Lecture: : Time: 12:15 PM Location: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Lecture: “The Flowering Tree: An Exotic Motif that Transcends Time and Place” Thursday September 29, 2016, 12:15 pm Linda Eaton, John L., and Marjorie P. McGraw Director of Collections, Winterthur, explores the exotic flowering tree, one of the most popular designs that traveled from Asia to Europe and the Americas, influenced designers around the world from the 17th to the 19th century, and is still fashionable today. Rotunda. Members free. Included with admission. For more information contact: Information and Tours, (800) 448-3883

  • Friday, September 30
    • Autism A-Z: Beyond the Puzzle - Implementing Evidence-Based Practices Through Family- Provider Partnerships: Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Location: Chase Center on the Riverfront Description: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit providers of behavioral healthcare, announced it will host its first autism conference, Autism A-Z: Beyond The Puzzle, in partnership with Autism Delaware. The conference is Friday, September 30, 2016 from 9:00am – 4:30pm at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. Autism A-Z will bring together leading industry experts, educators, medical professionals, social workers and families to share the latest insights, innovations and best practices in the study and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Customize your learning experience by choosing from a variety of interactive workshops on education, technology, nutrition, FBAs, medication, housing, social skills and more. CEUs/CMEs available for physicians, psychologists, teachers, and social workers. Proceeds Benefit: Autism Delaware and Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health For more information contact: Kristen Schloendorn 610.542.3094 or visit www.devereux.org/site/PageServer?pagename=resilient_families
    • Milton Farmers' Market: Time: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Location: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, 6 Village Center Boulevard, Milton, DE 19968 Description: Visit the Market's website for further information regarding vendors, music and festivals. For more information contact: Kathy Jordan 302.393.6403 or visit www.miltondefarmersmarket.org/
    • New Castle County Firefighter's Association Beef & Beer: Join the New Castle County Fire Service on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 7pm-1am at the Delaware City Fire Company (815 Fifth Street, Del City, DE 19706) for its inaugural Beef & Beer. Guests will enjoy roast beef, cold cuts, salads, and a cash bar; along with deejay entertainment and both silent and Chinese auctions. Tickets are $30 per person, or $50 per couple. Call for information 302.420.2927. All proceeds benefit NCC Fire Service Support for Special Olympics Delaware's Over the Edge.
    • NHRA Keystone Nationals: Location: Maple Grove Raceway Description: 32nd annual NHRA Keystone Nationals, the 21st of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the third of six races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. Maple Grove Raceway has a long history of record performances, including the first side-by-side quarter-mile four-second and 300-mph Top Fuel passes, and the cool October climates continue to offer more of the same. The event is the third in three weeks and marks the end of the first half of the Countdown to the Championship. • Adult General Admission $42-$50 • Junior (Ages 13-15) General Admission $15 • Child (Ages 12 & Under) General Admission Free For more information contact: Maple Grove Raceway 610-856-9200 or visit tix.extremetix.com/webtix/2560
    • St.Mark's United Methodist Church: Time: Fri.6:15 to 9pm. Sat.8:30am to 5:30pm Location: 1700 Limestone road, Wilmington Description: Join us for Extraordinary Women Conference 2016 Live Simulcast speakers are Candace Cameron-Bure, Liz Curtis-Higgs, Kasey Van Norman, Nicole Johnson, Ann Voskamp and Joe White. Tickets are $10 per person. Coffee, pastries and a light lunch included. RSVP by September 17th. Diane Rash (302) 584 8467 bdrash@verizon.net or Elaine Bramante ( 302) 368 3868 elainejoyb@verizon.net For more information contact: sharon Evans 302 994 7586
    • Winterthur After Hours: Truck & Tractor Preview for Adults: Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: Winterthur After Hours: Truck & Tractor Preview for Adults Friday September 30, 2016, 5:30 – 8:00 pm Start your weekend with a little early evening socializing. Listen to live music, stop by a gallery chat, jump into an outside conversation about the house and garden, or take a walk. Snacks, beer, and wine available for purchase. More details at winterthur.org. For more information contact: Information and Tours, (800) 448-3883 or visit www.winterthur.org

  • Saturday, October 1
    • All The Difference Lobster Night: Time: 5:30 -9:30 Location: Holy Trinity Greek Church 808 N. Broom St. Wilmington De 19806 Description: 7th Annual All The Difference Lobster Night Fundraiser. The event, taking place on October 1st 2016, will be held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Wilmington, Delaware. Guests of the event will enjoy fresh Maine seafood – lobster, clams, and mussels with all the trimmings. Wine, beer, and dessert are also included. The evening includes live music, a fabulous auction & raffle, and a chance to learn about our mission and services. Your generosity will be utilized to help support our fundraising effort in order to aid All The Difference in its mission to provide needed therapy services for children and adults with learning and developmental differences who come from all economic backgrounds. Our goal is to provide treatment targeted to each person’s individual needs in a positive and supportive manner, emphasizing their strengths instead of their challenges, and using those strengths to help them achieve success is all areas of their life. Proceeds Benefit: All The Difference For more information contact: April 302-478-0600 or visit allthedifference.org
    • Fall Harvest Festival at Newlin Grist Mill: Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Location: Newlin Grist Mill, 219 South Cheyney Road, Glen Mills, PA 19342 Description: Visit historic Newlin Grist Mill on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10 AM to 4 PM to experience the site’s annual Fall Harvest Festival. A local favorite, this event provides fun for the whole family! This year’s festival will feature nearly two dozen different demonstrations of historic skills and trades, including blacksmithing, open-hearth cooking, Native American skills, and much more. Listen to music by the Colonial Revelers, learn colonial dancing, have your silhouette made, and try out traditional paper marbling. Many favorite activities from years past will be returning, including pumpkin painting and hayrides. New this year, the Fall Harvest Festival will also feature interactive performances by Tuckers’ Tale Puppet Theatre! Visitors can shop in the festival’s Colonial Market for handmade soaps, 18th-century-style jewelry, colonial games, pumpkins and apples, and cornmeal ground in the site’s 1704 grist mill. Traditionally-made pretzels—baked in the onsite bake oven—and gourmet pastries can also be purchased in the market. The Concordville-Chadd’s Ford Rotary Club’s food truck will be offering food for sale throughout the day, as well. For adult guests, the festival will be hosting a Colonial Tavern from 1 PM to 3 PM, where the Twin Lakes Brewing Company will be on hand to give out samples of their beers. Admission to the Fall Harvest Festival is free for all ages. Parking is $5 per car. Additional costs apply for hayrides and pumpkin painting. Visitors must be 21+ to drink in the tavern. For more information, visit www.newlingristmill.org or call the site at 610-459-2359. For more information contact: 610-459-2359 or visit www.newlingristmill.org/fall-harvest-festival
    • Kids2Teens Resale and Consignment: Time: 8am - NOON Location: 203 Kings Hwy. SWEDESBORO Kingsway Middle School Description: We are the fastest growing Children\\\'s Resale Event in South Jersey!! We sell everything that your kids need from ages 0-16!! Baby Gear, Nursery Decor, Furniture, Games, Electronics, Outside play Equipment, Sports Gear, Video Games, Books, Clothes, Shoes, and much, much more!\\r\\n\\r\\nIf you would like to become a consignor at one of our upcoming sales and make money on the items that your kids have outgrown, please register online @ www.kids2teensresale.com.\\r\\n\\r\\nADMISSION IS FREE! CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED!\\r\\n\\r\\nMore info: www.kids2teensresale.com Proceeds Benefit: Salem County Christian Academy For more information contact: 877-675-7222 Mae Wagner or visit www.kids2teensresale.com
    • Ladies of Jazz: A tribute to the legendary jazz vocal hits of the 1930s, '40s, and '50s: Jazz vocalists Rhenda Fearrington, Shakera Jones and Julie Charnet are three of the finest, most individual and unique artists in this region and beyond. These singing masters will join forces on Saturday, October 1 for a superb show called “DECADES: Ladies of Jazz”—a tribute to the legendary jazz hits of the 1930s to 1950s-- held at the Philadelphia Ethical Society for a 7:00pm show. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door or in advance via Ticketleap at julie-charnet.ticketleap.com/decades. Concert goers are invited to BYO and/or light snacks. The Ethical Society is located on 1903 South Rittenhouse Square.

      Rhenda Fearrington, a New York native, is a charismatic dynamo who sings jazz standards and originals with a contagious energy that is always inventive and always swings. She has sung back-up for Roberta Flack and Mtume, spent years as a commercial/jingle singer, and toured for 15 years with her “Feel Sooo Good” show, a motivational children’s program. Outside of music, Fearrington is a writer, well-read jazz blogger, and columnist. “In essence, “I consider myself a storyteller,” she told the prestigious “Driven” website. “Whether it’s in the music field or for the literary field, I have exercised my ability to express myself a number of ways.”

      Singer/songwriter Shakera Jones, who holds a Masters Degree in Jazz Studies, has been singing since the age of four. Truly a jazz vocal master with an impressive technique, Jones intelligently applies this technique to jazz standards, originals, and, from time to time, contemporary pop—songs in her set lists include tunes written by everyone from Jill Scott to Thelonious Monk-- in a sometimes soulful, sometimes jazzy, sometimes bluesy, but always individual style.

      There likely isn’t a venue in this region where Julie Charnet has not performed. What sets Charnet apart, in addition to her singular interpretive powers and sheer sense of joy as a performer, is her eclectic and always-entertaining repertoire. The songs she sings include classic swing, jazz, blues, show tunes, and rarely heard material dating back to the 1920s. The Philadelphia Inquirer was right on the mark when they deemed Julie Charnet to be “like torch singers of yore.”

      Accompanying these wonderful singers are the crème of our area’s instrumentalists: pianist Adam Faulk, bassist Nimrod Speaks, drummer Jon Ball, and saxophonist Tim Price.
    • New Castle County 4-H: Time: 9 am - 12 noon Location: New Castle County Extension Office (461 Wyoming Road) Description: "Build It, Don't Break It" - Engineering For children ages 8 to 12 years old. Cost: $10.00 Use teamwork and creativity to build a variety of structures that must withstand various tests of strength and stability. Your group's final structure will be designed to protect an egg from breaking as it's dropped from greater than 10 feet above ground. For more information contact: Serena Conner: 302-831-8965 or visit extension.udel.edu/4h/new-castle-county-4-h-youth-development/new-castle-county-4h-forms-resources/
    • Presidential Pet Tales (And Tails) with Ed Okonowicz: Time: 1-2pm Location: Newark Free Library Description: Presidential Pet Tales (And Tails) An afternoon of stories about America’s First Families and their fury friends. From Washington to Obama, a wide range of faithful companions resided in and roamed around the White House -including dogs, cats, ponies and parrots, plus a few bears, tigers, horses and alligators. Ages 10+. Register at Adult Reference Desk or by calling 302-731-7550. Proceeds Benefit: FREE Event For more information contact: 3027317550 or visit nccde.org/333/Newark-Free-Library
    • Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Expos: Time: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am) Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry) Location: Maryland State Fairgrounds 2200 York Rd Timonium, MD 21093 Description: Repticon Baltimore is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone! Hours: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am) Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry) Admission: Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - Free Visit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets Proceeds Benefit: Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Expos For more information contact: Repticon Staff 8632684273 or visit www.repticon.com/baltimore.html
    • The Arts at Trinity presents Serafin String Quartet: Time: 7:30pm Location: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1108 N. Adams Street, Wilmington, DE Description: The Serafins open The Arts at Trinity’s season with a program featuring Puccini Il Crisantemi, Beethoven’s String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18#4 and Dvorák's String Quartet in G Major, Op. 106. The Arts at Trinity is a FREE community arts series generously underwritten by Jackson ImmunoResearch Laboratories, Inc. For more information contact: (302) 652-8605 or visit www.theartsattrinity.org
    • Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research: Time: 8 a.m. yto 1 p.m. Location: Aetna Fire Hall 400 Ogletown Rd Newark DE Description: Join us on October 1st at Aetna Fire Hall when we fill the room with amazing bargins to benefit the birds! Jewelry, electronics, collectibles, housewares, and much much more. All sales benefit Tri-State. Credit cards will be accepted. Proceeds Benefit: Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research For more information contact: 3027379543 or visit www.tristatebird.org/yardsale
    • Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research hosts a Giant Yard Sale: Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc., invites the public to its Giant Yard Sale on Saturday, October 1, from 8am until 1pm, at the Aetna Fire Hall, located at 400 Ogletown Road (Route 273), Newark, Delaware. The fire hall will be filled with jewelry, collectibles, housewares, books, toys, tools, electronics, and much more, all at bargain prices.

      Early birds raffle tickets will be available for purchase at 7 a.m. for a chance to shop 20 minutes before the doors officially open to the public. A $1 donation to Tri-State at the door is suggested.

      This volunteer-run fundraising event is held annually to support Tri-State’s work to rehabilitate injured, orphaned, and oiled native wild birds, with last year’s event raising over $14,000. Don’t miss this opportunity to get great bargains while helping save birds’ lives.
    • Wilmington Public Library : Time: 12pm-3pm Location: 10 East 10th Street, Wilmington DE 19801 Description: Want to learn how to sew? Join Donna Moller from DMDesigns for a basics sewing class. She will provide the sewing machines- you bring your imagination. Donna will show you how to work a sewing machine and take you through the process of making a sewing project such as a scarf, bag or a skirt. She will tell you what you need to purchase during the class and also have supplies available for purchase to help you get started. ** Only 10 Seats available per session** Please register by going to our webpage www.wilmington.lib.de.us Saturdays: October 1st-22nd 12-3pm For more information contact: Renee O'Donnell (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit www.wilmington.lib.de.us
    • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Description: Truck and Tractor Day Saturday October 1, 2016, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Calling all kids (big and small)! Come explore tractors and other farm equipment, climb a tree like a real arborist, take a hayride, do arts and crafts in the Brown Horticulture Learning Center, dress up with firefighter gear, and even milk a mechanical cow. Rain-or-shine event. Members free. Included with admission. Image: Winner of 2015 Photo Contest. Photo by Chad Smith. For more information contact: Information and Tours, tourinfo@winterthur.org or 800.448.3883 or visit www.winterthur.org/?p=1188

  • Sunday, October 2
    • The Concept of Collecting Lecture Series "Superfluity and Excess: Classical Splendor in Philadelphia": Time: 1:00 PM Location: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: The Concept of Collecting Lecture Series “Superfluity and Excess: Classical Splendor in Philadelphia” Sunday October 2, 2016, 1:00 pm The Walns’ furniture has long been admired for its sleek look, extravagantly painted surfaces, and shockingly innovative upholstery. Alexandra Kirtley, curator of American Decorative Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art, takes a look into the fascinating parlor furniture that once scandalized many Philadelphians. Copeland Lecture Hall. Reservations encouraged. Members free. $15 per nonmember. For more information contact: Information and Tours, (800) 448-3883

  • Tuesday, October 4
    • Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights: Time: 7:00pm Location: Marshall Steam Museum, 3000 Creek Road, Yorklyn, Delaware Description: Join us for our Evenings at the Museum where you can explore the museum behind-the-scenes and get up close and personal with our historic collections. This week's topic is The Marshall Patents: Making Fiber Continuously with Bob Wilhelm. Join Auburn Heights volunteer Bob Wilhelm share his research on the paper and fiber history of the Marshall family from the mid-1800s until the formation of National Fibre & Insulation Company in the early 1900s. We’ll start by investigating the Marshall paper business and how Israel Marshall (grandfather to Tom Marshall) perfected their papers that were used in the making of vulcanized fibre in Wilmington. Then we will explore how Israel transformed single sheet fiber making machinery into a patented continuous process producing a superior fibre by the roll. Attendees will be able to handle vulcanized fibre samples and stay tuned for a website component to this program. Proceeds Benefit: Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon (302) 239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org

  • Thursday, October 6
    • Combined Campaign for Justice: Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Tonic Bar & Grill Description: Join friends of the Delaware Bar for an Oktoberfest Guest Bartending Event to benefit Delaware's three non-profit legal services organizations - Community Legal Aid Society, Inc., Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc. and Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc. - which provide legal aid to low-income Delawareans and their families. The Campaign will receive bar tips as well as 15% of all food sales, including the dining room, when you write CCJ on your check between 6 and 10 p.m. Proceeds Benefit: Combined Campaign for Justice For more information contact: Shelly Daly 302.777.6597 or visit www.delawareccj.org
    • Mental Health Association in Delaware: Is stress about the economy becoming too much? Has worry become distracting? Feeling more moody and irritable than usual? If so, you may be suffering from depression or a related illness. Don't suffer needlessly. The Mental Health Association in Delaware is sponsoring the National Depression Screening Day on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Sites throughout the State will be holding anonymous depression screenings. Some of the sites will hold screenings on October 7 and October 13. For more information and a list of site locations and times , go to www.helpyourselfhelpothers.org and www.mhainde.org . For more information contact: Elizabeth Davis (302) 654-6833 or visit www.mhainde.org and www.helpyourselfhelpothers.org
    • National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors Symposium: Clocks at Winterthur: Location: Winterthur Museum, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors Symposium Clocks at Winterthur October 6 – 8, 2016 Sponsored and organized by the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, this is the first symposium held at Winterthur to exclusively focus on the museum’s horological holdings. Speakers will address important clocks and watches in the collection, highlighting their makers, regions, craftsmanship, and cultural significance. For details, visit clocksatwinterthur.com For more information contact: Information and Tours, (800) 448-3883 or visit clocksatwinterthur.com
    • Paint And Sip: Birds!: Time: 6pm-8pm Location: DuPont Environmental Education Center Description: Marvel at the winter landscape with friends while enjoying wine and painting. Complete a 16"x20" canvas of "Love Birds" or "Night Watch Bird" (your choice) in just 2 hours! Event sponsored by Kennett Design with a Splash of Wine in conjunction with the DNS and Jerry's Artarama of Wilmington. No experience necessary. Cost: $39 includes 2 glasses of wine, all instruction and materials. Meets at DuPont Environmental Education Center 1400 Delmarva Lane Wilmington, DE 198018 Pre-registration is required through Kennett Design or call (610) 444-4400. For more information contact: (610) 444-4400 or visit www.duponteec.o​rg

  • Friday, October 7
    • Art Loop at The DCCA: Time: 5-8pm Location: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Description: For more information contact: na
    • Bootless Stageworks : Location: 1301 N Broom Street, Wilmington DE 19806 Description: Winner of eight Tony awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Original Score, Best Choreography, and Best Director, Spring Awakening is hailed for its bold vision and efforts to blaze a new path for the musical form. Set in a small 19th century German town, Melchior (Zachary Taylor), Wendla (Kristin Foreman-Spence), Moritz (Michael Anderson) and the rest of their classmates begin to experience changes that confuse and fascinate them, but coming from a society where discussions regarding sex, fantasy, homosexuality, abuse and alike are deeply frowned upon, the students are confronted with the struggle of dealing with these changes without guidance. The blended sound of both rock and roll and folk music heighten the stakes to make this show a theatrical experience like no other. All performances take place in Bootless recently renovated theatre located at 1301 N. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE. The intimate seating for Spring Awakening surrounds the stage on three sides, with no seat being is more than 20 feet from the stage to insure every captivating emotional moment is experienced live by the audience. Performance Dates October 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm Preview Show – All standard seats $10 October 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm Preview Show – All standard seats $10 October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm Opening Night October 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm October 16, 2016 @ 3:00 pm October 20, 2016 @ 7:30 pm Pay-What-You-Will (At-The-Door Standard Seats Only) October 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm October 22, 2016 @ 8:00 pm Closing Night – Enjoy Cake with the Cast Tickets $28 – Advance Premium Seating / $30 At-the Door Premium Seating $22 – Advance Standard Seating / $25 At-the-Door Standard Seating) For more information contact: Box Office - 302-887-9300 or visit www.bootless.org
    • Delaware Auto Show: Location: Chase Center on the Riverfront Description: Delaware Auto Show is a great family friendly event that brings auto enthusiasts and new cars together! The Delaware Auto Show is October 7 - 9, 2016 Check out - delawareautoshow.com - for all of the latest and greatest announcements on the 2016 Delaware Auto Show. Take advantage of the Early Bird Special: $6*. Available now through September 25th. Online/App purchase: $8* each At the box office: $10 each Free admission for children age 13 and younger Free parking * Plus processing fees. For more information contact: na or visit www.dela​wareautoshow.co​m
    • Milton Farmers' Market: Time: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Location: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, 6 Village Center Boulevard, Milton, DE 19968 Description: Visit the Market's website for further information regarding vendors, music and festivals. For more information contact: Kathy Jordan 302.393.6403 or visit www.miltondefarmersmarket.org/
    • Tender Hearts, Inc.: Time: 6:30 - 11:30pm Location: Hockessin Memorial Hall Description: 2016 - Jean & Jacket Ball For the past 2 years, Tender Hearts Inc. has brought together local organizations and community members to raise awareness and help support the rising concern of medically-fragile children throughout the state of Delaware. Join us for our annual fundraiser, a special evening including casino games, dancing, dinner, silent auction, and giveaways! Please visit our website www.tenderheartsde.org for more information. For more information contact: Stephen Huff (302) 234-1017 or visit www.tenderheartsde.org

  • Saturday, October 8
    • American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer : Join ACS for the walk at the Wilmington Riverfront's Dravo Plaza on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Registration: 7:00am--Run: 9:00am-- Walk: 9:45am. 800 South Madison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Why do you walk? So that no one walks alone. You walk with us because we all share a destination, to end the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer. You walk with us in support of the survivors, as well as the ones we've lost. You walk for yourself and for the ones you'll never know. And you walk for the ones you hope that you'll never have to walk for. When we stand shoulder to shoulder, we all walk for each other. When you join our family of supporters, you give strength to the American Cancer Society and to all of us in fighting this disease. So start a team, or keep your team going. And keep raising awareness and donations. Get involved in our Making Strides events today! Because the sooner we begin, the farther we'll go. Fundraise now. For more information, contact Alex Stone, WilmingtonDEStrides@cancer.org, 302.669.6324
    • Delaware Jaycees: Time: 11am to 5pm Location: West End Neighborhood house (starting location) Description: The Delaware Jaycees will be hosting the 4th Jaycee Games for the West End Neighborhood House on Saturday, October 8, 2016. This fun, competitive, mildly athletic event is held to raise funds in support of the West End Neighborhood House Track Team, Above Xpectations (AX). Team Registration: 11:00am Games Begin: 12:00pm for more info go to delawarejaycees.org Proceeds Benefit: West End' Track team For more information contact: Elizabeth Balogh 302-388-3153 or visit delawarejaycees.org/event-registration/jaycees-games/
    • Elk Neck State Park: Time: 8 - 9 pm Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: "Turkey Point By Moon Light!" Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night by hiking approximately two miles round-trip, by the light of the moon, to the Turkey Point Lighthouse. Learn more about the earth’s “natural satellite” along the way. Parking is limited; reservations required! $3 per person or $10 for a family of four. For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx
    • Hagley Museum: Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: Hagley Museum, 201 Hagley Creek Rd., Wilmington, DE 19807 Description: October 8 – Saturday – 1 to 4 p.m. Science Saturday – Chemistry of Cooking Things will get cooking at Hagley! Participants can cook up some tasty treats while experimenting with chemistry in the kitchen. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information contact: Jessica Eisenbrey (302) 658-2400 x 238 or visit www.Hagley.org

  • Sunday, October 9
    • Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Northern Delaware, & Susquehanna Valley: Time: 7:30am-12:00pm Location: Philadelphia Zoo Description: Take a walk on the Wild side at the 6th Annual Walk For Wishes Philadelphia! The event is once again returning to the Philadelphia Zoo on Sunday October 9, 2016. All participants will not only get to take part in all of the activities associated with the Walk For Wishes but will also gain all-day admission to the Philadelphia Zoo! What better way to celebrate Make-A-Wish than spend the day interacting with our Wish Families…and a few exotic animals. Please visit: philasv.wish.org/walk for more details and start your Team today! For more information contact: 2159873146 or visit philasv.wish.org/walk

  • Saturday, October 15
    • Dover Stamp Club: The Dover Stamp Club Show will be held Saturday, October 15, 2016. It will run from 10ato 4pm at the Camden-Wyoming Fire Hall, 200 E. Camden Wyoming Avenue, Camden, DE 19934-1303.The Dover Stamp Club Show will be held Saturday, 15 October 2016. It will run from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. at the Camden-Wyoming Fire Hall, 200 E. Camden Wyoming Avenue, Camden, DE. 19934-1303.

      Celebrating its 65th anniversary, this year's theme is the State Macroinvertebrate. Included will be member and youth exhibits, special 65th anniversary cancellation, bid boxes, post office, wide array of stamp material including supplies and more. Admission is free. For more information:email doverstampclub@aol.com or call 302.674.0837

  • Sunday, October 16
    • Elk Neck State Park: Time: 10 am - 12 pm Location: Elk Neck State Park, 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD 21901 Description: "Hawk Watch" Look high in the sky at Turkey Point and you will see migrating hawks and falcons. Join volunteers from Turkey Point Hawk Watch and Cecil Birding Club (and animals from the Scales & Tales program) to learn how to identify these birds of prey by color, shape, size, and silhouette. Meet at the Turkey Point Lighthouse parking lot. Donations welcomed. Call to make a reservation today! For more information contact: Jeanette Thayer, 410-287-5333 or visit www.dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/elkneck.aspx

  • Saturday, October 22
    • Wilmington University's Green & White Scholarship Ball: Dress up and step out on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 7:00pm-12am for a masquerade party to benefit Wilmington U's scholarship programs. Enjoy gourmet cuisine and cocktails, live music, and a silent auction at the Doberstein Admissions Center on Wilmington University's New Castle campus. For tickets, sponsorship, or vendor information, call 302.356.6845 or greenandwhite@wilmu.edu

  • Tuesday, October 25
    • Children's Choice, Inc.: Time: 6:00PM Location: 25 S. Old Baltimore Pike, Lafayette Bldg, 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

  • Friday, October 28
    • Delaware Theatre Company's Wine Feast & Auction: As far as evenings go, this one will be vintage. The Wine Feast & Auction is back! Enjoy a fun and exciting evening sampling wines and tasting delectable dishes from Delaware's best restaurants. Friday, October 28, 2016 from 6:00-9:30pm at the Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806. BId on fantastic wines from around the globe during the Live Auction, and find a special trip or unique item at the Silent Auction. To purchase tickets, visit delawaretheatre.org/winefeast or call the Delaware Theatre Company Box Office at 302.594.1100. All proceeds in support of Delaware Theatre Company



Ongoing Events & Announcements

  • Bootless Stageworks : Time: 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM Location: Bootless Stageworks Description: Musical of the Living Dead takes audiences on a rip-roaring journey beyond the grave with its satirical send-ups of classic zombie films and musical theater. The curtain opens on 10 survivors of a recent zombie apocalypse, trapped in a farmhouse and willing to try anything to escape. Writers Marc Lewallen and Brad Younts gleefully fulfill horror-film conventions in creating the melee of the zombie apocalypse as we watch the cast of memorable characters – all brought together seeking refuge from a ravenous horde of brain-eating (and dancing) zombies. The zombies and humans alike take part in the memorable show tunes, original songs inspired from such disparate sources as George Gershwin and Green Day – complete with tap dancing, power ballads and street-smart rapping zombies. Musical of the Living Dead is a hysterical, hummable, 4D zombie doomsday adventure complete with Bootless’ infamous The Pit Splatter Zone ever. For more information contact: Bootless Box Office 302-887-9300 or visit www.bootless.org
  • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: 1 Hoffman's Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 Description: NEW TERRAINS: AMERICAN PAINTINGS FROM THE RICHARD M. SCAIFE BEQUEST Included with Museum admission New Terrains presents over twenty-five important works of American art from Richard M. Scaife, a Pittsburgh philanthropist and former trustee of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art. The exhibition showcases paintings by artists that are new to the collection, such as Hudson River School painters Martin Johnson Heade, John Kensett, and Albert Bierstadt, whose luminous, contemplative views of nature influenced the grand tradition of mid-nineteenth-century landscape painting in America. Other exciting introductions to the collection through the Scaife bequest are works by American impressionists William Merritt Chase, Theodore Robinson, and Edward Redfield, Julian Alden Weir and others. These late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century artists changed the course of American landscape painting through their adaptation of trends in European art. Their interpretive approach to rendering their surroundings with vibrant color and energetic brushwork is amply demonstrated in the exhibition. These paintings and more featured in New Terrains honor Richard Scaife and his generous vision for the Brandywine and represents a milestone in the museum’s collection of American art. For more information contact: Hillary Holland, 610-388-8336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum
  • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: 1 Hoffman's Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317 Description: GET THE PICTURE! RECENT CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATION Included with Museum admission From the sublime to the ridiculous, with remarkable creativity and wit, children’s picture book art appeals to young and old alike. This exhibition, organized by the Brandywine River Museum of Art and guest curated by H. Nichols B. Clark, will feature an exciting selection of contemporary paintings and drawings created by eight of the most renowned artists currently working the field: Sophie Blackall, Bryan Collier, Raúl Colón, Marla Frazee, Jon Klassen, Melissa Sweet, David Wiesner and Mo Willems. The works reveal the artists’ broad spectrum of working methods and subject matter, as well as the ever-increasing inclusiveness in the field of children’s book illustration. Get the Picture! Recent Children’s Book Illustration brings the museum’s long standing commitment to the history and traditions of children’s illustration to the present day. For more information contact: Hillary Holland, 610-388-8336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum
  • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art Description: Flowery Thoughts: Ceramic Vases & Floral Ornament at Winterthur. Since antiquity, humans have been fascinated by the beauty of flowers. They created special containers to hold the blooms, reproduced flat images of flora on surfaces or, alternatively, modeled flowers in three dimensions. In this exhibit, Leslie B. Grigsby, Winterthur’s Senior Curator of Ceramics & Glass, presents a selection of some of the enormous range of ceramic vases and floral-decorated wares from the Winterthur Museum collection. These eye-catching objects primarily date from the 1700s and 1800s and, variously, were produced in America, Europe and Asia. The high-fashion wares among these ceramics originally found homes in elegant settings, while other objects reflect what was enjoyed by those of lesser means. Some of the featured floral designs studiously imitate imagery from botanical publications, while others display a freedom and originality not expressed in Nature. For more information contact: Hillary K. Holland, 610-388-8336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum
  • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: Thursdays only, 10 AM & 11 AM Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art Description: Museum Explorers Family Workshop: Thurs. July 7 to Thurs. Aug 25, 2016 Session A: 10:00 am Session B: 11:00 am $5 per child with one adult admitted free/per child. Each week's interactive tour and hands-on art activity is inspired by the exhibition, Get the Picture! Contemporary Children's Book Illustration. This workshop is designed for children ages two to eight accompanied by an adult. Participate in one or all of these workshops. Register by calling 610.388.8382 or emailing education@brandywine.org. ________________________________________ For more information contact: Hillary K. Holland, 610-388-8336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum/events
  • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Time: 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Location: Brandywine River Museum of Art Description: ART + ENVIRONMENT CAMP This inspirational and fun summer camp offers youth ages 9-14 a weeklong immersion into both the museum’s outstanding art collections and its natural environment of trails and gardens. A variety of traditional and experimental art techniques and styles will be explored, culminating with an art show for family and friends. Supplies are included. $150 per child; members $120 per child Ticket Info/Advance Ticket Sales – http://www.brandywine.org/museum/events or 610-388-8326 For more information contact: Hillary K. Holland, 610-388-8336 or visit www.brandywine.org/museum/events
  • Capital City Farmers Market: Time: 11:30-3:30 Location: 126 West Loockerman Street (Loockerman Way Plaza), Dover, DE 19904 Description: Capital City Farmers Market-MEET ME AT THE MARKET!Shop Local. Spend Local. Eat Local. Enjoy Local. It takes you to start the trend! We will have many local vendors offering a large array of products such as; fresh fruits & vegetables, flowers, salsa, jams, pasta, baked goods,honey, spices, olive oil, homemade breads, meats, eggs, popcorn, crafts and more! Plan to stay and have lunch from one of the delicious food truck vendors that we will have on site and then afterwards treat yourself to some homemade ice cream! Remember each week as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program hosted at the market, children 18 and under will receive a free nutritious lunch thanks to our sponsor Capital School District Nutrition Services. There will also be different activities and classes held at the market each week for children and adults. Proceeds Benefit: Downtown Dover Partenership For more information contact: Tina 302-678-2940 or visit www.facebook.com/capitalcityfarmersmarket/
  • Christiana Presbyterian Church: Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm Location: Christiana Presbyterian Church, 15 N. Old Baltimore Pike, Christiana, DE 19702 Description: Vacation Bible School Theme: "Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God\'s Amazing Love" Ages 3-12 Activities: Crafts, music games, bible study, Discovery Time, mission and snacks Free For more information contact: Connie Bell 302-731-4781 or visit www.christianapresbyterianchurchde.org
  • Connecting Generations: We are a small non-profit organization who recruits, screens and trains mentors who are placed in the Delaware public schools. We currently support over 1700 mentors but there is always a need for more mentors. There is always a list of students who could use that positive adult role model in their lives. Can you help us recruit for the upcoming school year? We would love to have a large campaign to attract as many mentors as possible so that they are ready to get started when school resumes. Any help is greatly appreciated! For more information contact: Jen Marek 302-656-2122 x10 or visit www.connecting-generations.org
  • Del-State, The eHouse, C-West Entertainment: Time: 9am to 3pm Location: 3931 Kirkwood Hwy wilmington, de 19808 Description: The Delaware EDTech.Org Technology Academy is a Project-Based Workforce Development Training Center designed to empower and equip older youth and young adults with marketable technology skills. We provide real world learning experiences by leveraging our innovative marketing strategy to attract and help clients procure Information Systems and Digital Media Technology Services more affordably and competitively through our Integrated team of College Interns, Industry Professionals, Entrepreneurs and business partners that work collaboratively as part of a team to build a variety of digital products for our clients. For more information contact: Maurice Butler 302-397-3500 or visit delawareedtech.org/
  • Grace Episcopal Church: Time: 530pm-830pm Location: Grace Church, 4900 Concord Pike, Wilmington Description: Catch the Wave of God's Amazing Love! Registration is now open for all children ages 4 to 11. FREE!! Light dinner included for all. For more information contact: Brenda (610-368-5507) or visit 2016.cokesburyvbs.com/Grace2016
  • Hagley Museum: Registration is open for our second annual Hook-In to take place on July 30, 9:00am - 4:30pm. Hagley welcomes rug hookers to gather and collaborate, share ideas, and enjoy a day together. Vendors will be present with equipment, patterns and more. In addition to attending the hook-in, you will be able to tour our historic residence which showcases hooked rugs from the museum’s collection and explore the Fantastic Fibers event taking place that day, a boxed lunch for $12 can be ordered in addition to your Hook-In registration of $18. Follow this link below for online registration that ends on July 15, 2016. Proceeds Benefit: Vanessa Spence For more information contact: 302-658-2400 or visit www.hagley.org/event/hook-hagley
  • Library Exhibition: Documenting Our Lives: Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Description: Library Exhibition: Documenting Our Lives On display in the Winterthur Library from August 8 – October 24, 2016 The Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera holds many kinds of documents that shed light on the lives of our ancestors, and in many instances add to the genealogical record. For Documenting Our Lives, names on the exhibited documents were searched in Ancestry.com, a genealogical website, to see what could be learned about the people. Documenting Our Lives was curated by Laura Parrish, Librarian, Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera. For more information contact: Information and Tours, (800) 448-3883
  • Summer Camps at Cecil : Time: 7:30am-5pm Location: Cecil College Description: Summer Camps at Cecil provides a safe, fun and creative environment for all kids ages 3-17. We have camps for all interests and ages. Camps are offered at Cecil College, Fair Hill Nature Center, Plumpton Park Zoo, Upper Bay Museum and Kilby Cream! Come out and enjoy this Fantastic Summer! For more information contact: Shawn Markey 443-907-1451 or visit bit.ly/CecilCamps16
  • UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation: Location: State of Delaware Description: The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. In Delaware, very few families applied for grants last year. That’s why we are reaching out to you, as a broadcaster, because we know you are committed to informing your listeners about important issues such as this that will inform listeners about the foundation and encourage them to apply for grants. We created a Public Service Announcement campaign, to encourage parents and legal guardians to apply for grants of up to $5,000 (lifetime maximum of $10,000 per child) to help pay for medical services and equipment such as physical, occupational and speech therapy, counseling services, surgeries, prescriptions, wheelchairs, orthotics, eyeglasses and hearing aids by completing an online application at www.uhccf.org; there is no deadline. Grants are available for medical expenses families have incurred 60 days prior to the date of application as well as for ongoing and future medical needs. To be eligible for a grant, children must be 16 years of age or younger. Families must meet economic guidelines, reside in the United States and have a commercial health insurance plan. Families do not need to have insurance through UnitedHealthcare to be eligible. Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded over 10,000 grants valued at more than $29 million to children and their families across the United States for treatments associated with medical conditions such as cancer, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, diabetes, hearing loss, autism, cystic fibrosis, Down syndrome, ADHD and cerebral palsy. Your radio station serves as a vital link in getting out important health information to the public. The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation hopes you can partner with us and broadcast this important health message. For more information contact: Maryann Marino 949-375-0856 or visit www.tenacitymedia.com/audio/uhccf_medical_grants_2016_30.mp3
  • Wednesdays at Winterthur: Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Description: Join us at Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from April to October (except August). Included with all admission tickets, Members free. Walks last 45-60 minutes. No reservations necessary. Dress for the weather and wear walking shoes. Wednesday June 8, 2016, 11:30am: Tree Climbing—What goes up must come down...safely of course!Maintaining the wonderful tree canopy at Winterthur can be a “tall” order! The right tools and techniques give the Winterthur arborists the advantage in the maintenance battle! Come join Kevin Braun, garden and estate arborist, as he presents a behind-the-scenes view into the tools and techniques that he uses on a day-to-day basis. (Courtesy of Winterthur). For more information contact: Information and Tours, tourinfo@winterthur.org or 800.448.3883 or visit www.winterthur.org/?p=1054
  • Wilmington Public Library: Time: 12pm-3pm Location: 10 East 10th Street Description: Want to learn how to sew? Join Donna Moller for a basics sewing class. She will provide the sewing machines you bring your imagination. Donna will show you how to work a sewing machine and take you through the process of making a sewing project. (scarf, bag or skirt. She will tell you what to buy during the class and will also have basic supplies available for purchase to help you get started. Only 10 Seats Available Please register for the class at tinyurl.com/sew101June2016. Contact Lisa Frank (302)571-7400 ext 2401 or Donna Moller 302.388.2392 This class is free to attend! For more information contact: Lisa Frank (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2016/05/20/sewing-101
  • Wilmington Public Library: Time: 9:30am-8pm (check website) Location: 10 East 10th Street Description: Join Olympic Champion Anthuan Maybank for his “BODY” Health & Fitness Educational and Empowerment Seminar. (Building Outgoing Dynamic Youthfulness) during the Wilmington Library’s Summer Reading Programs is designed to help with making better decisions and improving your quality of life.  These choices are important because they affect not only our mental strength but our physical performance as well. Monday, June 6th 11-12pm http://tinyurl.com/Body6616 Saturday, June 18th 3-4pm http://tinyurl.com/Body61816   Wednesday, July 6th 6-7pm http://tinyurl.com/Body7616 Saturday, July 23rd 3-4pm http://tinyurl.com/Body72316 Saturday, August 6th 3-4pm http://tinyurl.com/Body8616 Monday, August 15th11-12pm http://tinyurl.com/Body81516 Visit our webpage wilmingtonlib.de.us for more information. All programs are free to attend. We look forward to seeing you! For more information contact: Lisa Frank (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2016/04/29/2016-adult-summer-reading-challenge/
  • Wilmington Public Library: Time: 6pm-7pm Location: 10 East 10th Street Description: Learn Spanish 1 & 2 Join Madeline Porter for an eight week course to learn how to speak Spanish. Chose from Spanish 1 and Spanish 2. Adults. 6-7 p.m. Spanish 1 Tuesdays: May 31; June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19. Spanish 2 Wednesdays: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20. Please register for the Spanish 1 and/or 2 by clicking on the links below or calling (302) 571-7400 ext 2401. Register for Spanish 1: http://tinyurl.com/Spanish1-2016 Register for Spanish 2: http://tinyurl.com/Spanish2-2016 visit our webpage wilmington.lib.de.us for additional information. All classes are free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you! For more information contact: Lisa Frank (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2016/04/29/2016-adult-summer-reading-challenge/
  • Wilmington Public Library: Time: 10:30am-11:30am Location: 10 East 10th Street Description: Awakened Kitchen: Healthy Diet Join Awakened Kitchen for affordable, easy and delicious ways in which you can enjoy a healthy diet. These workshops are designed to be fun and interactive, so we encourage you to bring the whole family. All ages welcome! Registration required or call (302) 571-7400 2401 for more information. Milkshakes, Smoothies, Ice Cream and More: This workshop will show participants how make their summer treats without added processed sugars or artificial ingredients. Wednesday, July 20th 6:30-7:30pm http://tinyurl.com/AwakenKitchen72016 or Saturday, July 23rd 2:30-330pm http://tinyurl.com/AwakenKitchen72316 Hide the Veggies: We all know someone who does not like eating veggies. We’ll have tips for your to sneak in these super foods into delicious and healthy meals without anyone noticing! Wednesday, August 17th 6:30-7:30pm http://tinyurl.com/AwakenKitchen81716 or Saturday, August 20th 2:30-3:30pm http://tinyurl.com/AwakenKitchen82016 Visit wilmington.lib.de.us for additional information. For more information contact: Lisa Frank (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2016/04/29/2016-adult-summer-reading-challenge/
  • Wilmington Public Library: Time: 10:30am-11:30am Location: 10 East 10th Street Description: MINDFUL MEDITATION Explore the Yoga technique Nidra meditation for awareness, breathing and centering. The desired outcomes will be peaceful, calmer state of being, and mental clarity. Adults. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13. Please go to the Events Calendar and choose the month and date that works for you! Registration for June Classes: http://tinyurl.com/LibaryEventCalendar Registration for July Classes: http://tinyurl.com/LibaryEventCalendar Registration for August Classes: http://tinyurl.com/LibaryEventCalendar Visit wilmington.lib.de.us for additional information. For more information contact: Lisa Frank (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2016/04/29/2016-adult-summer-reading-challenge/
  • Wilmington Public Library: Time: 12pm-1pm and 5:30pm-6:30pm Location: 10 East 10th Street Description: S.O.S. (STRESSED OUT SOCIETY) Stress is a societal epidemic that is physically, mentally, emotionally and financially impacting adults. During this interactive stress management workshop, learn more about what you are eating and what is eating you. As a part of our Summer Reading Series -which is about Health and Wellness Come Join us. Registration required or call (302) 571-7400 for more information. June 30th 12-1pm http://tinyurl.com/SOS63016 August 25th 12-1pm http://tinyurl.com/SOS82516 July 28th 5:30-6:30pm http://tinyurl.com/SOS72816 Visit wilmington.lib.de.us or www.tinyurl.com/2016SRC.com for more information. All programs free to attend and are open to the public. For more information contact: Lisa Frank (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2016/04/29/2016-adult-summer-reading-challenge/
  • Wilmington Public Library: Time: 12pm-1pm and 5:30pm-6:30pm Location: 10 East 10th Street, Wilmington DE 19801 Description: YOUR HEALTH IS YOUR WEALTH Health and Wealth are connected. Deterioration of health can negatively impact your personal wealth. This interactive workshop will help improve your physical and fiscal well-being with practical strategies that make sense and cents. Registration required or call (302) 571-7400 ext. 2401 for more information. Tuesday, June 14th 12-1pm http://tinyurl.com/Health61416 Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:30-6:30pm http://tinyurl.com/Health71216 Tuesday, August 9th 12-1pm http://tinyurl.com/Health8916 Visit www.wilmington.lib.de.us or www.tinyurl.com/2016SRC for more information. All events are free and open to the public. For more information contact: Lisa Frank (302) 571-7400 ext 2401 or visit wilmington.lib.de.us/2016/04/29/2016-adult-summer-reading-challenge/
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the Americas, this scholarly exhibition is the first, Pan-American study to explore how craftsmen across North, Central, and South America adapted Asian styles in a range of media—from furniture to silverwork, textiles, ceramics, and painting. Exquisite objects from Mexico City, Lima, Quito, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia, dating from the 17th to the early 19th centuries, include folding screens made in Mexico in imitation of imported Japanese and Chinese screens, blue and white talavera ceramics copied from imported Chinese porcelains, and luxuriously woven textiles made to replicate fine silks and cottons imported from China and India. Time: 10:00am-5:00pm (Tuesday-Sunday). Location: 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington DE, 19807. Exhibition presented by DuPont, Glenmede and John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw with additional support from M&T Bank and Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP. This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.For more information contact: Information & tours, 800.448.3883 or visit www.winterthur.org/madeintheamericas
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: When: Wednesdays, June through September, 4:30pm Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Description: Estate Tour. Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as you see how we have repurposed historic work areas. Glimpse behind the scenes on this tour led by a specially trained guide. The 45-minute tour will leave from the east circle near the Dorrance Gallery. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm. $5 per person upgrade. Members free. Capacity of 40. Weather permitting; handicapped-accessible. For more information contact: Information and Tours, tourinfo@winterthur.org or 800.448.3883 or visit www.winterthur.org/?p=862
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: Every Tuesday in July and August; 10:00 am–3:00 pm (drop-in program). Kids ages 3–10 are invited to try fun activities related to the wide world of Winterthur. In July we will investigate how craftsmen made objects now in our collection and how museum conservators continue to care for them. Terrific Tuesdays in August will feature various activities related to our gardens. Members free. $5 per child, one adult per child is free.(Courtesy of Winterthur). Information and Tours: tourinfo@winterthur.org or 800.448.3883 or visit www.winterthur.org/?p=869
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: Wednesdays at Winterthur. Join us at Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from April to October (except August). Included with all admission tickets, Members free. Walks last 45-60 minutes.No reservations necessary. Dress for the weather and wear walking shoes. For more information contact: Information and Tours, tourinfo@winterthur.org or 800.448.3883 or visit www.winterthur.org/?p=1054
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage on Thursdays, July–September, 1:30–5:30 pm. Visit us to select fresh, local produce. Parking is available behind the Cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur’s exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or the Museum Store. (Courtesy of Winterthur). Information and Tours: tourinfo@winterthur.org or 800.448.3883 or visit www.winterthur.org/?p=862


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