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  • Thursday, March 5
    • Democrats vs. Republicans Legislative Guest Bartending Event: Come support Easter Seals and your favorite political team, as they “mix” it up guest bartending at their NEW location, Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel (off I-95 North) on Thursday, March 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Leading the Democrats will be: House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst, Sen. Nicole Poore and Rep. Quinn Johnson. Sen. Greg Lavelle, Rep. Mike Ramone and Rep. Kevin Hensley will pour it on for the Republicans. Each team will be competing for the most tips to see which side can raise more money for their political volleyball team in the 10th annual Democrats vs. Republicans Volleyball Challenge in March. For more information and to learn how to register your own team, visit
    • Hagley LibraryAuthor Talk: Phyllis Lambert “Building Seagram” : Phyllis Lambert, recipient of many international honors for her lifetime of contributions to architecture, will present a personal and scholarly account of the building of the iconic Seagram Building in New York City that was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Free and open to the public. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 243 or email Carol Lockman, The lecture will be held in the Auditorium of Hagley’s Soda House building. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance off Route 100 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information contact: Carol Lockman 302-658-2400 or visit

  • Friday, March 6
    • Aldersgate United Methodist Church: Join Aldersgate United Methodist Church for Alice in Wonderland! Admission is FREE - but donations will be gratefully accepted. Disney's Alice in Wonderland JR. is fun for the whole family, featuring updated dialogue and new arrangements of such classic Disney songs as "I'm Late", "The Un-birthday Song" and "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah". The show is approximately an hour long & suitable for ALL ages! Performance by 60 kids. Friday at 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. 2313 Concord Pike Wilmington, Delaware 19803 For more information contact: (302) 478-2575 or visit
    • Delaware College of Art and Design: Each spring, DCAD holds a showing of some of the best high school artwork. As a part of this public show, DCAD takes the opportunity to award scholarships to a select number of the most promising high school artists that participate in the exhibition. An opening reception and awards ceremony will be held in DCAD's Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery for participants and their families on Friday, March 6 from 5-8PM, in conjunction with Wilmington's monthly Art Loop event. For more information contact: Admissions Office: 302.622.8867 ext. 118 or visit
    • Pasta Dinner Fundraiser: Come and see how you can make a difference in local cancer patients’ lives through "OneRun Together" while enjoying a pasta dinner at East Brandywine Baptist Church, 999 Horseshoe Pike, Downingtown PA 19335 from 6pm to 8pm. Walk-ins will be accommodated as space allows; reserve a seat at or by calling 610-733-2181. Proceeds Benefit: OneRun Together For more information contact: Vern Murphy 610-733-2181 or visit

  • Saturday, March 7
    • Bollywood United: Bollywood United hosts National Bollywood Day kickoff event to spread awareness about Bollywood – Indian Film Industry. Saturday, March 7 from 5 to 7pm. This event will be held the George Wilson Community Center located at 303 New London Road in Newark. Program will include receipt of the official proclamation for ‘Bollywood Day’ which has been signed by the Governor of Delaware – Hon. Jack Markell, Bollywood dance performances and workshops, Indian food, Ethnic fashion booth, and raffle prizes. Media partners are TVAsia – a prime Indian American television channel, L.A. Photography by Matt Jacob, and Music by DJ Monsoon. Tickets on sale for $5 at For more information contact: 302-494-9791 or visit
    • Carrcroft PTA Swap Shop: Come shop for gently used and new children’s clothing (newborn – size 14), baby gear, bikes, toys, electronics, books, housewares, shoes, sports equipment and so much more at Delaware’s oldest and BEST consignment sale. Everything is priced to go and in top quality condition. This is a great way to outfit the kids for school and play as well as a great place to get gifts! Come experience this 54 year tradition and support the students of Carrcroft Elementary School on Saturday, March 7th from 9am to 1pm. Cash and check accepted. For more information, contact Heather at 302-786-9414 or visit our website at For more information contact: Heather (302)786-9414 or visit
    • Chapel Street Players: "Seeing Stars in Dixie" follows Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift in Natchez, Mississippi while filming “Raintree County”, a film from MGM studios in 1957. The film is to be a true Southern Epic to rival “Gone with the Wind”. There happens to be a small part for a local woman and the competition develops between two very dissimilar local ladies. Clemmie, the owner of the local Tea Room vies for the role, with the help of her friends Tootie and Joe Beth with special support from Glease, who is a constant customer at the Tea Room. Clemmie’s life changing journey toward possible movie stardom, leads everyone down paths of laughs, dreams and hopes. Clemmie’s Tea Room becomes the launching pad for typically charming characters that don’t just live in the South. "Seeing Stars in Dixie" runs February 27, 28 , March, 6, 7 @ 8pm / Mar 1 @ 2pm. Reserve your ticket now at or call the box office at 302-368-2248
    • Delaware Mineralogical Society : The Delaware Mineralogical Society, Inc. will hold its 52nd Annual Earth Science Gem and Mineral Show at Delaware Technical and Community College, 400 Stanton-Christiana Road in Newark. Hours Saturday are 10am to 6pm, and Sunday 11am to 5pm. 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. Admission is $6, $5 for seniors, $4 for children 12 to 16 and free for children under 12. Info and coupons at or contact

  • Sunday, March 8
    • Newark United Methodist Church: The “Lenten Exploration: Faith and Science on the Human Frontier”, Sundays through March 22nd from 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. in the Memorial Lounge of Newark United Methodist Church, 69 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. For more information about Newark UMC, call 302-368-8774 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or see For more information contact: Donna Hitchner 302-368-8774, x 225 or visit

  • Monday, March 9
    • New Directions Delaware: New Directions Delaware is a support group for persons with depression or bipolar disorder and their families and friends. Upcoming support meetings will be held March 9th and the 23rd at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. 2313 Concord Pike, in Wilmington. Meetings begin promptly at 7:15pm and end promptly at 9pm. Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early. For more information, call 302-286-1161 or visit

  • Thursday, March 12
    • Brandywine River Museum of Art: Join Children's Read-Aloud Tours family program March 12th and March 17th at 10:30 a.m. Young children and their parents hear a story, interact with art in the Museum and make their own creative works to take home. In addition, they will enjoy a special program on Tuesday, March 17, for St. Patrick's Day, with a reading of The Tallest Leprechaun by Emily Grace Koenig and green-themed art activities. Registration is requested by contacting the education office at 610.388.8382 or Free for members and included with Museum admission. March 12: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle Tuesday, March 17: The Tallest Leprechaun by Emily Grace Koenig The Read-Aloud Program has been made possible by Joseph and Diane Packer in memory of Emily Grace Koenig.For more information contact the Education office at 610.388.8382

  • Friday, March 13
    • Hagley Museum Free Winter Weekdays: Visitors may take a two-hour guided tour of Hagley’s 235-acre site. Stops include Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office of the DuPont Company; a restored nineteenth-century machine shop; and restored workers’ community. Visitors may walk through the Powder Yard or browse exhibitions in the Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information contact: meg or visit
    • Winter Weekday Guided Tours: Visitors may take a two-hour guided tour of Hagley’s 235-acre site. Stops include Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office of the DuPont Company; a restored nineteenth-century machine shop; and restored workers’ community. Visitors may walk through the Powder Yard or browse exhibitions in the Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information contact: Meg Marcozzi 302-658-2400

  • Saturday, March 14
    • Delaware Humane Association : egistration is open for Delaware Humane Association (DHA)'s 9th Annual Muttini Mixer, a fun dog-friendly cocktail party fundraiser on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 7 to 10 pm at World Cafe Live at The Queen, 500 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. The Muttini Mixer’s Honorary Chairs are Senator Chris Coons, Annie Coons, and their dog Riley. This fun event is a great opportunity for guests and their dogs to mix and mingle with other DHA supporters and animal lovers while enjoying heavy hors d'oeuvres and food stations, open bar for beer/wine/soft drinks, silent auction items, music, and more. Dressy attire is encouraged for dogs and their people. No dog? It's OK! Cat lovers and those without pets are encouraged to join us. You must be 21 or older to attend. The cost to attend is $100 per person (dogs attend for free!). Reserve your space by March 12th by visiting or calling (302) 571-8171, ext. 301.
    • Friends of Bellevue State Park: Join Friends of Bellevue State Park for a Wine and Beer Tasting and Silent Auction on Saturday, March 14th from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Tickets are $25 in advance/$30 at the door. $10 for designated drivers. Pre-event tickets eligible for drawing for annual state park pass. Call 761-6963 or mail check to FOB, Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilm 19809. Enter from Philadelphia Pike. Inclement weather call 761-6965 after 4 pm. For more information contact: Park Office 302-761-6963 or visit friendsof
    • International Drone Day - Team Delaware: Time: 8:00am - 6:30pm Location: Brandywine Creek State Park Come celebrate International Drone Day at Brandywine Creek State Park! "Team Delaware" is one of over 130 groups across 40 nations throughout the world that are coming together on this one day to educate the public about the positive ways in which “drones” can be used to benefit society. The chosen mantra, “Drones are Good!” is the driving theme behind this event. Some societal benefits of drones that will be highlighted include: Search And Rescue operations, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighting, Environmental Research, Conservation & Preservation efforts, Agriculture, Sports Media Coverage, Photography, Cinematography, and more. For more information contact: Daniel Herbert: (302) 200-7223 or visit
    • The Shepherd Place & Wild Quail: Join Wild Quail Golf & Country Club and TriSports Events for the 17th Annual Shamrock Scramble 5k to benefit The Sherpherd Place on Saturday, March 14th. The Shepherd Place is an emergency homeless shelter for women and children located in Dover. In addition to helping a great cause, the Shamrock Scramble is expected to be a unique, exciting, and crowd drawing event. In its 17th year, the Shamrock Scramble will be held on the golf course at Wild Quail. Contact Denise Gomez at 302-678-1909.

  • Sunday, March 15
    • You and your partner are invited to the 8th Annual "Same Love, Same Rights" LGBT Wedding Expo in Philly/Bucks County on Sunday, March 15th at Sheraton Bucks County Hotel, located at 400 North Oxford Valley Road in Langhorne, PA. Dozens of friendly exhibitors will participate, eager to help you and your fiancee plan the ceremony of your dreams! The event takes place Sunday, March 15th from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. Photographers, DJs, Officiants, Wedding Planners, Venues, Jewelers, Invitations & more including FREE Raffle Giveaways! Please RSVP at For more information contact: Marianne (828) 645-8750 or visit

  • Saturday, March 21
    • Delaware State Housing Authority, The Money School, Delaware Federation of Housing Counselors: It's the 2015 Homebuyer Fair, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront! This event is open to the public from 8am to 4pm and will feature industry related exhibitors and service providers. Seminars will be held throughout the day with valuable information on finding properties, low cost financing, downpayment assistance and other tips for anyone looking to buy a home in Delaware. For more information contact: The Money School at 877-307-6858 or visit
    • Quaker Hill Historic Foundation : Join Quaker Hill Historic Foundation as they Unlock the History of an Old House. This practical lecture by Mike Dixon is designed to show you how to uncover the past and answer questions about historic homes. The lecture begins at 2pm at Wilmington friends Meeting, 401 West Street in Wilmington. Presented by Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation and Delaware Humanities Forum. For more information call 302-299-5600.
    • The Arts at Trinity presents SSQ: Come enjoy the works of Beethoven and Schubert at Trinity Episcopal Church in Wilmington on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30pm. This concert is free.

  • Sunday, March 22
    • American Lung Association: It's time for the Caesar Rodney 5K and Half Marathon – Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Rodney Square, Wilmington, DE. Held for over 50 years, this phenomenal event is a renowned Delaware tradition! It is Delaware’s oldest and most prestigious running event, attracting approximately 2000 participants and raising funds for the full mission of the American Lung Association. Race begins at 8am and proceeds benefit the American Lung Association For more information contact: Laura Mattey at 302 737 6414 or visit
    • Mauch Chunk Opera House presents SSQ: Come enjoy "Nordic Journey" on Sunday, March 22 at 3pm. This event is located at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA Tickets are $20.

  • Wednesday, March 25
    • Delmarva Testing Association : The Delmarva Testing Association presents The State of Delmarva Symposium on college and career readiness. This event is open to all educators, administrators, community and non-profit organizations. Some of the topics include, testing services and programs, professional and personal enrichment, and innovation in education. This event will be held in the parlors of the MLK Student Center, breakfast and lunch will be served, and there will be an array of vendors for your entertainment. For more information or to register please contact Dr. Amystique Church (302)-857-6143 or e-mail For more information contact: Dr. Amystique Church

  • Saturday, March 28
    • 2nd Chance Children's Resale: It's the premier resale event in the area! Newborn to juniors size, toys, books, maternity, baby equipment, outdoor toys and more! Saturday,March 28th from 7:30am - 12:00pm NEW LOCATION!!! STANTON MIDDLE SCHOOL, 1800 Limestone Road in Wilmington. Cash & Credit Card Accepted. Sponsored by 2ndChance Resale (302)836-1914 Free Admission. Rain or Shine!!! Proceeds Benefit: Cribs for Kids, Girl Scouts For more information contact: Lise Esper (302) 836-1914 or visit
    • Delaware EndoMarch: It’s time to end the silence. Take part in the Delaware EndoMarch to raise awareness about endometriosis. Support millions of girls and women with endometriosis and help them fight for a proper diagnosis, quality medical care and a much-needed cure. Join us at the Eden Hill Medical Center in Dover on March 28th from 1pm to 3pm. Register for this free event at Proceeds Benefit Worldwide EndoMarch. For more information contact: Meghan Lynch - 302-602-8831 or visit

  • Thursday, April 23
    • Mosaic In Delaware: Join Mosaic In Delaware for a free one hour fundraising luncheon, where those who are served by Mosaic in Delaware share stories, videos and Testimonies. The luncheon takes place at Hockessin Memorial Hall from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Proceeds Benefit: Third Annual Partners in Possibilities For more information contact: 302.456.5995 | Angela McCloskey or visit

  • Saturday, April 25
    • Autism Delaware : Show your support for individuals with autism. Take part in this year’s Walk for Autism in Wilmington at Fox Point Park on Saturday, April 25th. The money raised during this fundraiser supports the critical programs and services needed by Delaware families and their loved ones with autism. Register today at And don’t forget to set up your Walk for Autism fundraising page, too—at

  • Sunday, May 3
    • Iron Hill Archaeology and Heritage Festival: The Annual Iron Hill Archaeology and Heritage Festival will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2015, 12noon - 4:30 pm, at the Iron Hill Museum (1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702). General Admission $5, kids under 4 (and Scouts in uniform) free. For more information, call 302-368-5703 or go to

Ongoing Events & Announcements

  • American Cancer Society: Are you looking for a way to help out in your community? Become an American Cancer Society Road to Recovery volunteer and help transport cancer patients to and from their treatments! The American Cancer Society provides the training and works with volunteers on a flexible schedule! Learn more by calling 302-324-4227 or visit
  • Blood Bank of Delmarva : Blood Bank of Delmarva is in need of blood donors. Please make your appointment online at or call 1 888 8-BLOOD-8. Walk-in donors are always welcome! Thank you!
  • Brandywine River Museum of Art: The "Imagine Brandywine" exhibition space displays creative art projects by area school students, inspired by the Museum's collection and landscape. Creative landscapes by fifth grade students from Garrettford Elementary School in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania will be on view in the lower level. The Brandywine River Museum of Art serves more than 6,000 students, from kindergarten through grade 12, through its field trip program.  Imagine Brandywine runs through January 4. For more information, call 610-388-2700 or visit
  • Brandywine Zoo: Experience wildlife up close and personal at the Brandywine Zoo. Learn about your favorite animals from zoo staff! Free parking. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19802. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and children 3 to 17 from May 1 through September 30. From October 1 through April 30, admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $3 for children 3 to 17. Children under 3 are free! For more info, visit or call 302-571-7747. The Brandywine Zoo is managed as part of Wilmington State Parks by the Division of Parks and Recreation, with the support of the Delaware Zoological Society. The zoo is open every day, all year from 10 am to 4 pm.
  • Delaware Breast Cancer Coaltion: DBCC's Great Stuff is a unique upscale resale shop where all proceeds benefit the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, an organization dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in Delaware. They have great designer sweaters, coats, blazers, suits, holiday dresses, fantastic boots, handbags, scarves, jewelry and more! They also carry beautiful home furnishings and accent pieces. Great Stuff is in Wilmington on Concord Pike and Silverside Road in the Talleyville Center. For more information, visit
  • Delaware Genealogical Society: Come to the Historical Society Library the third Saturday of the month from September until May for free genealogical research assistance from Delaware Genealogy Society volunteers who have researched their own families and would love to help you find your roots. Do you have an ancestor from Old New Castle, a Revoluntionary War soldier in your tree, or relatives who could be listed in the Wilmington City Directory of 1845? Come to the library and find out! Volunteers will help you explore surname files, printed family genealogies, area maps, and other historical records to discover your ancestors. For more information, visit
  • Delaware SPCA: Volunteer Orientation for the Delaware SPCA is 10am to 5pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 10am to 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and from 10am to 4pm on Saturdays at the Newark location, 455 Christiana Road. If you have a good atitude, you don't mind getting dirty, you are 18 or older and want to make a difference in an animals life, please volunteer! Contact Jeanne for an interview at 302-998-2281 ext 326. Not accepting community service.
  • Faithful Friends: Faithful Friends, Inc. animal welfare agency and no kill shelter has formed a partnership with the Food Bank of Delaware to help families keep their pets during the financial crisis many families are facing today. They are asking for donations of pet food and related supplies. The supplies needed include: dry dog and cat food for adults, kittens/puppies and senior pets; canned cat and dog food; cat litter; dog chews and raw hides. The shelter’s pet food bank is open 5 days a week: Wednesday – Friday 1-7pm and Saturday and Sunday 1-4pm. To find out more about Faithful Friends Inc. Community Pet Food Bank call 302-427-8514 ext. 0.
  • Habitat for Humanity: There are families in New Castle County who are living in substandard housing conditions, and simply need a hand-up, not a hand-out. Habitat for Humanity is providing that hand-up and you can help. Habitat’s Cars for Homes™ program uses your donated car, truck, boat, or RV to help build decent, affordable housing for local low-income families. Call toll free, 1-877-277-4344, or visit to see how your donated vehicle can help make a difference for a family in our community.
  • Helen F. Graham Cancer Center: Free ongoing smoking cessation classes are offered by the Community Outreach Team at Christiana Care’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center on Tuesdays from 10:30am to 1:30pm. To register for the three-session class, call 1-800-693-CARE. Once registered, you will then be directed to call the Delaware Quitline at 1-866-409-1858 to have your class materials sent to you. For additional information on this free program, call 302-623-4661.
  • Hillcrest-Bellefonte United Methodist Church: "New to You" family clothing at Hillcrest-Bellefonte United Methodist Church, Hillcrest Ave. & Marsh Rd. Every Thursday, 9:30am to 12:30pm, and the first & third Saturdays, 9:30am to 12:30pm through December 15. Enter down ramp from parking lot, cross the back of Hillcrest Hall, up short steps to ground floor of stone building. Call 302-764-3145
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: The Delaware Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is currently recruiting Team in Training participants! If completing a marathon, triathlon, or 100-mile cycling race is on your to-do list, the Leukemia & Lymphoma's Team In Training program can help you get to the finish line! For more information, call your local society chapter at 302-661-7300, ext. 29 or visit
  • Read Aloud Delaware: Read Aloud Delaware is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the promotion of reading in Delaware. We place volunteers of all ages in child care centers, clinics and shelters to read one-on-one to children for 1-2 hours once a week. Our focus is primarily with preschool age children who are in their critical early years of development. Those children who reach their older years with weak basic skills are more likely to be involved in risk related activities such as teen parenthood, dropping out of school, and unemployment. However, by starting early and instilling a love of reading, therefore reduces these negative behaviors and promotes literacy. If you are interested in being apart of Read Aloud Delaware please contact Judy Arthur at 302-656-5256 ex.12 or email
  • Wilmington University PA Chapter: Wilmington University Alumni Association is forming a PA Chapter and we need you! If you are an alum living in PA and are interested in networking, reconnecting and organizing events join today! For more information, call Stacey Stickel at 302-295-1174.
  • Woodlawn Library: Come and learn to use the computer and basic programs including Word, Excel and the Internet at Woodlawn Library in Wilmington. Classes are on Mondays at either 11am or 7pm, and registration is required. Please call 302-571-7425.
  • YMCA Diabetes Program: Did you know 1/3 of the population has pre-diabetes? The YMCA now offers a 16-week program developed to reduce the risk of diabetes in individuals with pre-diabetes. The cost of the program is $50 for YMCA members and $100 for those who are not yet members. For more information, please contact Joanna Zaremba, Director of Healthy Living, at 302-571-6998 or

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