Saturday, November 22
- Christiana United Methodist Church:
All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner at Christiana United Methodist Church is Saturday, November 22 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children over age 5. For more information, call 302-547-9935.
- Delaware Family Voices :
Delaware Family Voices is hosting a meet and greet event for all families who would like to participate in this unique group, providing respite for parents with children with special health care needs. Come out with your families and enjoy refreshments, activities and networking with other families with children who have special health care needs on Saturday, November 22 from 4pm to 6pm at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Newark! RSVP is necessary as we often have guest speakers and to ensure enough materials. Light refreshments provided. For more information, call Peggy at 302-669-3032 or visit defv.org.
- Hagley Science Saturday: Lights and Lasers:
Experiment and innovate with Hagely's new series of family activities: Science Saturdays! Stop by the fourth Saturday of every month for a new hands-on activity. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an improvement. This month's activity explores the power of lights and lasers. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. For more information, call 302-658-2400 or visit www.hagley.org/event/science-saturday-lights-and-lasers
- Meet Me At the Well Fundraiser:
Time: 9am - 4pm
Location: 800 wilmington rd, new castle, de in the parts plus building
50/50 raffle, craft fair and vendor sale, 2nd chance shop and more! All proceeds from 50/50 and rental space will benefit Meet Me at the Well, an organization who helps girls in prostitution reclaim their lives.
For more information contact: Cheri Collins at (302) 743 1978
- Middletown VFW Ladies Auxiliary :
The Fall Vendor Fair at the Middletown VFW Post 3792, 5695 Summit Bride Road in Townsend, is Saturday, November 22 from 10am to 2pm. Proceeds benefit Community Services projects in the MOT area such as Voice of Democracy, Patriots Pens, and Patriotic Arts to name a few. For more information, call Teresa Iosbaker at 302-632-7672 or visit vfwpost3792.weebly.com
- MOE Robotics Team:
Wine & Beer Tasting Event to benefit the MOE Robotics Team is Saturday, November 22 from 5pm to 8pm at the Buzz Ware Village Center in Arden. MOE Robotics represents students from 15 high schools in the Wilmington area. Tickets are $15 and include tastings and hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, raffle, robot demonstration and free childcare. Must be 21+ to attend the event itself. For more information, visit www.moe365.org
Andrew Prince's lecture, "From Downton to Gatsby: Fashion and Jewellery from 1890-1929" is at Winterthur on Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23 at 1pm and 2pm. Mr. Prince, an expert artisan who created select jewelry pieces for PBS hit series Downton Abbey will lecture in Copeland Lecture Hall of Winterthur. Andrew Prince will discuss the intimate connections between the great jewelers and couture houses, as well as the many splendid characters and the social, cultural, and political events that shaped the 19th and 20th centuries. The lectures cost $20 for nonmembers and $15 for members. For reservations or more information please call 800-448-3883. For more information, visit winterthur.org
- Delaware Theatre Company:
The death of a family member is never easy and seldom funny, nor is it easy to accept or deal with. Written by Los Angeles based comedy writer Steve Bluestein, "Rest, In Pieces" is a fresh dramatic comedy about a delightfully dysfunctional family. We all cope with loss in our own way, but "Rest, In Pieces" evokes strong emotions as we see reactions we donít expect, donít agree with, or canít help but laugh at. "Rest, In Pieces" runs at DTC from November 5 through November 23. For ticket information, call 302-594-1100 or visit www.delawaretheatre.org/plays/restinpieces
- The Cancer Support Community:
Blood Cancer Family Support Group! On the fourth Monday of each month from now until December, there will be a meeting for coping with Blood Cancers. It's for patients, families and friends who are seeking emotional support. The meeting is from 6pm to 7pm at 4810 Lancaster Pike in Wilmington. For more information, call 302-995-2850 or 302-661-7300
- Barnes & Thornburg: Post-Election Briefing:
What do the results of the 2014 midterm election mean for businesses? The lawyers and lobbyists at Barnes & Thornburg will summarize national and state election results at a November 25 seminar entitled Post-Election Briefing: How Will Your Interests Be Impacted? Tuesday, November 25th from 11:30am to 1:30pm at 1000 N. West Street, Suite 1500.Please join us to learn how your organization may need to adjust its objectives and operations. There is no charge for this event.
Also available via webinar. Register by emailing email@example.com and indicate whether you will attend at the Wilmington office or via webinar. For more information contact: Sherri Massa (317) 231-6485
- Project Crossroad:
The Project Crossroad-Trinity Community Church Thanksgiving Outreach Dinner will be held on Wednesday, November 26 from 11am to 7pm for young men and women from Ferris School, and families served by Family Promise of Northern New Castle County, at The Well Coffeehouse & Marketplace in Hockessin. To volunteer for the event, please contact Pam.Draper@projectcrossroad.org. For more information, visit www.projectcrossroad.org
- Hagley Holiday Adventure Backpacks:
Families can explore Hagleyís 235-acre site with a backpack of holiday activities from November 28 through January 6. Kids can do a scavenger hunt through the property, make a calling card, and decorate a historic parlor on a magnetic board. Backpacks may be checked out at the Visitors Center. Included in admission and free for members. Use Hagleyís main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Closed December 25.
For more information, call 302-658-2400 or visit www.hagley.org.
- Delmarva Model Railroad Club:
You are cordially invited to attend the Delmarva Model Railroad Club's celebration of the 29th annual FREE Holiday Open House and Train Show. November 29th and 30th, December 6th and 7th, January 3rd and 4th, and January 10th and 11th. Saturdays, 11am- 4pm, and Sundays from Noon - 4pm. Located at 103-E State Street, Delmar, DE. For more information contact Jeff Shockley, 302-480-2116 or visit delmarvamodelrailroadclub.org
- Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights:
Skip the Black Friday madness, bring out the family, at support a local organization during Steaminí Thanksgiving from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. This event features all of the normal Steaminí Day fun including train rides in our scaled locomotive, rides in historic autos, steam popped popcorn, and our electric train displays. In addition, for this special holiday event, enjoy hot chocolate and Thanksgiving themed activities in the Marshall Steam Museum. For more information, call 302-239-2385 or visit www.auburnheights.org.
- Brandywine River Museum of Art:
Enjoy a Christmas Carols concert on Sundays at the Brandywine River Museum of Art from November 30 through December 21 from 2pm to 4pm. Listen to international opera singer Peter Campbell, accompanied by pianist Laura Cilia. For more information, call 610-388-2700 or visit www.brandywinemuseum.org
- Church of The Holy City:
A family of Lobstermen come from Maine with Fresh lobster, other seafood and Balsam Wreaths to start the Holiday Season. Cookies, Pies and other Baked goods are available to delight! Lobsters can be steamed to order and wreaths can be decorated. All of our offerings make great gifts! Friday, December 5th from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday, December 6th from 9am to 4pm. 1118 North Broom Street, (corner of Broom and Penn. Ave.) Wilmington, DE 1906 Visit our website for more information. Proceeds Benefit Church of The Holy City.
For more information contact: 302-654-5014 or visit www.churchoftheholycity.com
- Caravel Academy:
Caravel Academy will be hosting a Space Night at the school to show off student experiment proposals, one of which will be chosen to fly to the International Space Station this spring! There will be an inflatable planetarium, a REAL astronaut suit, crafts and activities for kids. The event is free! 6-8pm. For more information contact: Meredith Swartzendruber, 302-834-8938
- Delaware Theatre Company:
Peace on Earth? Joy to the World? Not this December! In the sequel to his Off-Broadway hit comedy My Motherís Italian, My Fatherís Jewish & Iím in Therapy!, comedian Steve Solomon returns to Wilmington with all new stories of Christmases and Hanukkahs past, complete with bickering parents, motherly guilt trips, and teenage daughter drama. Once everybody arrives home at Grandmaís house, the riotous holiday celebration begins, where if youíre under age 55 you still sit at the kidís table and 35 overfed people share one couch. It's all at the Delaware Theatre Company from December 3 through December 21. For more information, call the Box Office at 302-594-1100 or visit www.delawaretheatre.org
- Multiple Myeloma Family Support Group:
Join the Multiple Myeloma Family Support Group, meetings are the First Wednesday of each month at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center from 6pm to 7pm. These support groups reach out to patients, families, and friends looking for emotional support and learn new ways to cope with Multiple Myeloma. For more information, call the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at 302-623-4500.
- Chesapeake Brass Band "Holiday in Brass" Concert:
Celebrate the season with your favorite Holiday music by Delaware's national award winning all brass concert band. Beautiful Carols, March of the Tin Soldiers, Sleigh Ride, Holiday for Trombones, many other Holiday favorites, plus brass band favorites. Entry is free with donation. Saturday, December 6th at 3pm, Saturday, December 13th at 7 pm, and Friday, December 19th at 7 PM.
www.skylinechurch.net (302) 737-9069
- 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 www.cancer.org.
- 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 www.brandywinemuseum.org
- 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 www.brandywinezoo.org 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 www.greatstuffresale.com.
- 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 www.delgensoc.org
- 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 shelterís pet food bank is open 5 days a week: Wednesday Ė 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. Habitatís Cars for Homesô 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 www.habitatncc.org 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 Careís 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 www.teamintraining.org/de.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 email@example.com
- Christiana High School Class of 1974
Date: September 27, 2014
Location: Newark Country Club
Contact: email firstname.lastname@example.org