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Healthy Kids Day 5k & Walk

Join Charlie's Crew for the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day 5K and Walk with proceeds benefiting The Healthy Kids Day Community Event!

Nov 2011

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11/1/11 - 11/20/11

Christmas Bazaar-Mount Aviat Academy

Mount Aviat's Christmas Bazaar, November 19th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pictures with Santa, Nevada and raffle tickets, children’s bazaar, baked goods, silent auction, white elephant, and more! 399 Childs Road, Childs, MD— minutes from Newark!
11/1/11 - 1/1/12

Abbott’s Mill Operates Again to Help Create Delaware Ale

For the first time in almost 50 years, the mill at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center has ground a consumable product – barley -- that is one of the key ingredients in Delaware Native Ale, a limited-time ale released by Dogfish Head Brewery on Oct. 31. “We offer ‘Running of the Mill’ demonstration days each month so that visitors can better understand what the mill was like in its heyday, in the 18th century,” says center manager Jason Beale. “But this was the first time in almost half a century that our mill roared back to life to produce grain that would be used in a food or beverage.” On a mid-September day, a team of millers that included Elliott Workman, Stephen Childers and Paul Layton ground barley at the mill, which is operated by the Delaware Nature Society and owned by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. Four hundred pounds of malted barley was run through the roller mill, which removed the bran and exposed the germ within. “I’ve seen the mill equipment run many times during our Running of the Mill program, but it was amazing to see the equipment actually grinding grain,” notes Beale. Other local partners on Delaware Native Ale include the University of Delaware, whose scientists isolated the wild yeast used in the ale; and Fifer Orchards, which provided peach and pear juices as well as the setting to collect the yeast. Dogfish Head has supported Abbott’s Mill Nature Center in a variety of ways. Most recently, the brewery donated empty 55-gallon barrels to the center. These barrels will be used in a “Make and Take Rain Barrel” program. “We appreciate Dogfish Head’s generosity to Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and their commitment to sustainability and community,” says Beale.
11/2/11 - 11/2/11

2011 CityLife Winners Ceremony

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) announced the winners for the 2011 CityLife Award. Each year, the event recognizes a distinct group of unsung heroes in Wilmington for their contributions to the community in five categories. “The nominations highlighted some of the great individuals and partners throughout the community and the work they are doing,” Carrie W. Gray, WRC Managing Director, said. “The selection committee was impressed with the variety of nominations for this year’s awards and it made their decision difficult. The winners are definitely very deserving individuals, organizations and partnerships. It is our honor to celebrate their achievements.” The following are the winners of the 2011 CityLife Awards: Wilmingtonian of the Year--The Reverend Canon Lloyd S. Casson Entrepreneur of the Year--Hal Real Rising Star of the Year--Urban Bike Project Partnership of the Year--West Side Grows Neighbor/Neighborhood of the Year--Cool Spring/Tilton Neighborhood The awards ceremony to honor the winners will take place Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Public House Wilmington. Attendees will enjoy smooth sounds from Billy and Ryan Logue, hors d’oeuvres, select beer and wine and an exciting silent auction along with the awards presentation. Complimentary parking for the event will be available in HyPark Garage at 913 N. Shipley Street. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at For more details, visit
11/2/11 - 2/14/12

Adult Yoga Programs

MULTI-LEVEL YOGA Vigorous exercise designed to strengthen the body, increase flexibility and even sweat. Class will be designed for multiple fitness levels but be prepared to get a good workout while you learn the subtleties of yoga and relax your mind. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear form fitting clothes. Classes will be held on Mondays from 5:15-6:30pm at the Wilson Center beginning Nov 21st-Feb 13th and Feb 27th-Apr 30th, 2012. Registration fee is $101 and the Newark resident discount fee is $83. GENTLE YOGA Designed to be therapeutic by safely promoting joint and back health and alignment. Reduce the aches and pains of age by increasing motions for day to day life. Participants in any exercise program should always make sure exercise is approved by their doctor. Please bring your own yoga mat and a beach towel and wear form fitting clothing. Classes are held Mondays from 7-8:15pm from Nov 21st-Feb 13th and Feb 27th-Apr 30th, 2012 at the Newark Senior Center. Registration fee is $101 and the Newark resident discount fee is $83. TUESDAY MORNING YOGA Yoga is about relaxing the mind and strengthening the body. This is a traditional Iyengar Style class that offers proper body alignment and detailed instruction in yoga poses. Students will be able to work at their own levels to learn yoga and to exercise in a way that will promote feeling good in day to day activities. Please bring your own yoga mat and a beach towel and wear form fitting clothing. Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 8:30-9:45am beginning Nov 22nd-Jan 31st and Feb 7th-Apr 10th, 2012 at the George Wilson Center. Fee is $101 and the Newark resident discount fee is $83. EVENING YOGA The ancient practice of yoga is a combination of exercises, breathing and meditation techniques. It has long been an effective way of relieving emotional stress, stretching and toning the body and connecting with yourself. It energizes and refreshes, improves circulation and promotes mental clarity and concentration. Participants should wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings from 7-8pm at the Newark Senior Center from Oct 5th-Dec 21st and Jan 11th-Mar 21st, 2012. Fee is $81 and the Newark resident discount fee is $64. MORNING YOGA* -The term “restorative yoga” refers both to the restoration of health & rejuvenation, but also to the correction of poor posture and musculoskeletal misalignment. Instructor will guide beginners and continuing beginners through each class which includes warm-ups, standing, sitting postures and guided relaxation/meditation. Instructor has a renowned approach to teaching HATHA YOGA to any age or ability through the use of props that will be provided (belts, blocks, chairs, etc.). Please bring your own yoga mat and wear form-fitting yoga clothes (as opposed to loose, baggy or anything that hangs away from the body). *Students who find getting up and down from the floor difficult can be accommodated in this class by using a folding chair. By doing modified postures which will be directed as each student requires, you may still participate fully in Morning Yoga. Please inform the instructor on the first day of class if you wish to do “Chair Yoga”. Classes are held on Friday mornings from 9-10:30am at the George Wilson Center beginning Sept 23rd-Dec 2nd. Fee is $101 and the Newark resident discount fee is $83. For more information contact the Recreation Office at 302-366-7060 or register online at .
11/3/11 - 11/3/11

MilkBoy Presents: Le Butcherettes

MilkBoy Philly 1100 Chestnut Street Philadephia, PA 19151
11/3/11 - 11/3/11


Works for solo piano and piano duo by David Brown, Mozart, Schumann, Liebermann, Lutoslawski, Scriabin and Strauss. Featuring Music School faculty David Brown, Jennifer Chen, Danny Coldren, Liliya Maslov, Oleg Maslov and Holly Roadfeldt-O’Riordan.
11/4/11 - 11/4/11

Preview event for The Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dog Shows featuring The National Dog Show

Please join us for an exclusive preview of the Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dog Shows featuring the National Dog Show present by Purina. This will take place at 10:00 AM at The Please Touch Museum. The Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131
11/4/11 - 11/4/11

Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and RecruitMilitary are joining forces in the nationwide campaign to connect veterans and military spouses with employers and will be partnering on this upcoming Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo in your area. Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo Thursday, November 3, 2011 Lincoln Financial Field 1020 Pattison Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19148 11AM to 3PM
11/4/11 - 11/4/11

Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards

Gov. Jack Markell will honor the dedication of more than 30 individuals and groups as he presents the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards on Nov. 3 at Dover Downs. This year’s award recipients participate in such diverse activities as advocating for youth in the court system, opening a shelter for abused women, providing landscaping for nonprofits, teaching others about health and safety, building Native American longhouses, and giving hope and help to others through outreach to those in need. “Carla and I believe there is no greater service than to serve our fellow Delawareans and neighbors,” Gov. Markell said. “This year’s Volunteer Service Awards recipients truly embody that spirit of altruism. They also demonstrate the power of giving and the ability to inspire others to do the same. With deep gratitude, we honor their leadership, commitment and dedication.” The Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards are sponsored by the Office of the Governor, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, the Division of State Service Centers, the State Office of Volunteerism, as well as the Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Service. “These award recipients are the epitome of volunteerism and represent the many devoted volunteers who make positive contributions to the First State and inspire others to do the same,” said Anne Farley, Director of the Division of State Service Centers. The Nov. 3 awards will consist of dinner followed by a ceremony to honor the awardees for their exceptional volunteer and community service to Delaware. The event, at Dover Downs, is open to the public, with registration at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. Tickets are $30, and are available by calling 857-5006. Or visit to download the invitation. For more information about the awards and the Nov. 3 event, contact Carrie Hart with the State Office of Volunteerism at 857-5006.
* 11/4/11 - 12/22/11

Juried Alumni Art Exhibition

The 1st Annual Cab Calloway School of the Arts Alumni Art Exhibition will be on display Nov. 3 through Dec. 21 in the Cab Calloway School of the Arts Fine Arts Gallery. Alumni from classes ranging from 2001 to 2010 will be showcasing works of art‚ which are available for sale to the public. Art educators Toniann DeGregory and Richard Hanel serve as co-curators of the exhibition‚ which showcases two−dimensional and three−dimensional pieces‚ as well as video performance art. All graduates of the visual arts program were invited to participate in this opportunity. The exhibition is a juried exhibition. The jurors are: Mr. Joe Moss, retired professor of Art in sculpture, University of Delaware;Ms. Jan Broske, adjunct professor of Museum Studies, at University of Delaware; and Ms. Terre Walton, adjunct professor of Art, at Delaware State University. The exhibition also provides an opportunity for alumni to remain connected to the department while showcasing their current work. Exhibition participants include the following: Erin (O’Conner) Wildman (2001)‚ Aaron Lehr (2006), Matthew Blakely (2008)‚Adrian Poole (2008)‚ Terrance Vann (2009)‚and Maxx Moss (2010). A grand opening reception will be held on Thursday‚ Nov. 3 from 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission to the Alumni Art Exhibition is free. Hours for the Fine Arts Gallery are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information‚ visit If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Toniann DeGregory.
11/5/11 - 11/6/11

St. James Annual Fall Bazaar Weekend

Bazaar Fri. 10a-3p; Sat. 10a-7p;Turkey Dinner 3:30 p, 5p & 6:30 p; take-out avail. Tickets to Dinner must be purchased in advance. Start your holiday shopping now and avoid the crowds! Website
11/5/11 - 11/6/11

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Oaks

More than 250 of the nation’s most accomplished craftspeople will personally show and sell their handmade works.
11/5/11 - 11/6/11

Delaware Antiques Show

Winterthur—known worldwide for its preeminent collection of American decorative arts, naturalistic gardens, and research library for the study of American art and material culture—offers a variety of tours, exhibitions, programs, and activities throughout the year. General admission includes a tour of some of the most notable spaces in the 175-room house as well as access to the Winterthur Garden and Galleries, special exhibitions, a narrated tram tour (weather permitting), the Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens, and the Enchanted Woods children’s garden. $18 adults; $16 for students and seniors; $5 for ages 2–11. Tickets are valid for two consecutive days. Museum hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday–Sunday. Winterthur, located on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington, Delaware, and five miles south of U.S. Route 1, is closed Mondays (except during Yuletide), Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Winterthur is committed to accessible programming for all. For information, including special services, call 800.448.3883, 302.888.4600, or TTY 302.888.4907, or visit
11/5/11 - 11/5/11

Intro to Backyard Composting

10 a.m. FREE Join Master Composter and Master Gardener Hetty Francke and learn how to build and care for an environmentally-friendly compost pile, as well as how to begin your own vermi-composting bin. Call (302)655-5740 to register.
11/5/11 - 11/5/11

Edgemoor Community Center Fallfest

Come out and enjoy an afternoon filled with food, drinks, silent auction, and games to support Edgemoor Community Center. 12 Pm until 5 PM 500 Duncan Road Wilmington, De 19809 Please call 302-762-1391 or e-mail for more information.
11/5/11 - 11/5/11

Veteran's Day Hayrides

3:30, 4:30, 5:30 p.m. ($5/person) Any active and reserve military personnel (with a valid ID) are welcome to join our wagon free of charge. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon on the day before your hayride.
11/6/11 - 11/6/11

Holiday Bazaar/Craft Fair

Come join us for our Holiday Bazaar/Craft Fair at Union United Methodist Church 345 School Bell Road Bear, DE 19701 9 am - 2 pm Vendors Welcome. Jewelry, Crafts, Handbags, Homemade Goods, Beauty Products and much more!
11/6/11 - 11/6/11

Christiana Presbyterian Church 8th Annual “Holiday Fling”

Come shop for fall and winter holiday gift items at our 8th Annual “Holiday Fling” on Saturday, November 5, 2011, from 10 am - 3 pm at Christiana Presbyterian Church, 15 N. Old Baltimore Pike, Christiana, DE 19702, 1 mile south of Christiana Mall. Both nationally-known and local vendors will be displaying cosmetics, jewelry, candles, specialty food items, home decor and crafts. Lunch items will be available for sale. There will also be a bake table and door prizes all day. No admission charge. The table fee for vendors is $30. For more details, call 302-737-0212 or 302-322-1998.
11/6/11 - 11/6/11

Saxophone Day

On Saturday, November 5th, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Dover, Delaware’s Johnson Victrola Museum will celebrate “Saxophone Day” in honor of the instrument’s inventor Adolphe Sax. Activities will include performances by the MidDel Sax Quartet at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and recordings of early saxophone greats played on authentic Victor Talking Machines.
11/6/11 - 11/6/11

31st Annual Whale of a Sale

The Junior League of Wilmington is pleased to host the 31st annual Whale of a Sale on Saturday, November 5. Founded in 1980, the Junior League of Wilmington's Whale of a sale is one of the League's largest and most profitable fundraisers. Proceeds from the Whale of a Sale support the Junior League of Wilmington's mission and community prgramming. 78 McCullough Drive New Castle, DE
11/6/11 - 11/6/11

WRC’s Downtown Fall Fest returns to Market Street

The free, family-friendly event has new elements for everyone Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) will bring the 2011 Downtown Fall Fest, presented by AstraZeneca, to Market Street in downtown Wilmington on Saturday, Nov. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will feature five blocks of fun including Super Hoops, bungee challenge, giant slide, moon bounces, hayrides, obstacle courses and much more. In addition, the festival will have live music and performances from local entertainers. “One other exciting part of the Downtown Fall Fest is that children ages 3 to 12 representing a school or organization can participate in the AZ Challenge for a chance to win a $500 cash prize for that school or organization,” Carrie W. Gray, WRC Managing Director, said. “The challenge is really a way to have children explore the many healthy activities throughout the event and see that staying fit can be fun.” In addition to the many activities and AZ Challenge, the 2011 Downtown Fall Fest will also include a cycling Time Trial around Rodney Square. City of Wilmington youth and young people involved with the Cadence Cycling Foundation will ride the course with a cycling mentor from AstraZeneca and be timed. “The Time Trial is another example of young people trying something new, challenging themselves and participating in an event that is part of an active lifestyle,” Gray said. “We are excited to have the AstraZeneca mentors and Cadence Cycling Foundation partners as part of the event.” Event partners, The Grand Opera House and Delaware Historical Society (DHS), will also have activities near their facilities. The Grand will host musical groups on stage while the DHS will have old-fashioned games in Willingtown Square on the 500 block of Market Street. The event is also sponsored in part by the City of Wilmington, DuPont, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delmarva Power, and Downtown Visions. For more information on this free family friendly event, visit
11/6/11 - 11/6/11

Pennsylvania Hunt Cup Horse Races

Pennsylvania Hunt Cup Sunday, November 6 in Unionville, PA. Horse racing, carriage parade, food, shopping, tailgating. Benefits the Chester County Food Bank. Gates Open at 11. General admission parking, $50 per carful. visit
11/6/11 - 11/6/11

Veterans’ Walking Tours in historic New Castle

Walking tours of historic New Castle, Delaware encompassing grave sites, residences and stories of United States military veterans from the American Revolution to the present will be conducted on Sunday, November 6th at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public but advance registration is requested. For additional information, call area code 302-323-4453.
11/6/11 - 10/7/11

Canine Partners for Life

Cochranville, PA – Canine Partners for Life is pleased to announce its Fall Graduation Ceremony on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 2:30pm. Nine Full Service and seven Home Companion Teams will be recognized for their recent work. The Full Service Teams train for three weeks at the CPL campus in Cochranville, taking various field trips and learning more about handling a service dog. During that time, the teams take trips to Longwood Gardens, the Philadelphia Zoo, Exton Mall and other venues. The Home Companion Teams have been getting to know each other on the home front over the past few months. These dogs will provide extra companionship for their new partner. The ceremony will be held at the Primary Learning Center of the Octorara School District, 87 Highland Road, Atglen, PA 19310. Press and media who would like to attend are asked to contact Matt Groseclose, Communications and Marketing Associate by e-mailing For more information, visit
* 11/8/11 - 12/24/11

Socks for Seniors

ach year Socks for Seniors hosts it's annual Sock Drive along with Community Leaders and Volunteers. Families throughout the United States became involved with the Socks for Seniors project in 2002. Since that time the Socks for Seniors sock drive has grown tremendously and has become a nationwide network. Community organizations across America are embracing it by volunteering, sponsoring sock hops and becoming involved in distributions. The Socks for Seniors program is a feel-good, low-cost Holiday project. A project that an entire family - whole community or seniors themselves can participate in.
11/8/11 - 1/1/12

Delaware Native Ale

For the first time in almost 50 years, the mill at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center has ground a consumable product – barley -- that is one of the key ingredients in Delaware Native Ale, a limited-time ale released by Dogfish Head Brewery on Oct. 31. “We offer ‘Running of the Mill’ demonstration days each month so that visitors can better understand what the mill was like in its heyday, in the 18th century,” says center manager Jason Beale. “But this was the first time in almost half a century that our mill roared back to life to produce grain that would be used in a food or beverage.” On a mid-September day, a team of millers that included Elliott Workman, Stephen Childers and Paul Layton ground barley at the mill, which is operated by the Delaware Nature Society and owned by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. Four hundred pounds of malted barley was run through the roller mill, which removed the bran and exposed the germ within. “I’ve seen the mill equipment run many times during our Running of the Mill program, but it was amazing to see the equipment actually grinding grain,” notes Beale. Other local partners on Delaware Native Ale include the University of Delaware, whose scientists isolated the wild yeast used in the ale; and Fifer Orchards, which provided peach and pear juices as well as the setting to collect the yeast. Dogfish Head has supported Abbott’s Mill Nature Center in a variety of ways. Most recently, the brewery donated empty 55-gallon barrels to the center. These barrels will be used in a “Make and Take Rain Barrel” program. “We appreciate Dogfish Head’s generosity to Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and their commitment to sustainability and community,” says Beale.
11/8/11 - 11/18/11

Let's Talk About Bullying

Bullying is the topic for New Castle County Libraries’ annual “Let’s Talk About” program this month. Each year, the “Let’s Talk About” series focuses on a timely and challenging issue with the goal of creating a community-wide exchange of resources, ideas and solutions. “Bullying is a serious issue that we must all work together to eradicate from our schools, workplaces, the Internet – wherever it takes place,” said County Executive Paul Clark. “I encourage everyone to take advantage of these important presentations and to do what they can to promote bully-free environments.” • “Bullying: From the Schoolyard to the Boardroom” is the first of two major presentations. Judith Vessey, a professor in the Boston College School of Nursing, will be the guest speaker Nov. 7 at 7 pm at the Brandywine Hundred Library, 1300 Foulk Road, Wilmington. Her research focuses on the effect of chronic bullying on the psychological and physical health of children and adolescents. Her more recent research includes bullying and violence in the workplace. • “An Anti-Bullying Forum: Bullying in the Digital Age” will be held November 16 at 7pm at the Woodlawn Library, 2020 W. Ninth Street, Wilmington. Panel members include Patricia Dailey Lewis, deputy attorney general in the Delaware Department of Justice and director of its Family Division; Kelly Green, a counselor at Elbert Palmer Elementary School; Christine F. Schaub, Legal Administrative Assistant Vocational Instructor at Howard High School of Technology; Tiffany Smith, a student at Howard High School of Technology; and Senior Corporal Amy Kevis of the New Castle County Police Community Policing division. • Students from the Legal Assisting Career Area at Howard High School of Technology will present the interactive program “Bullying: Stand Up! Don’t Just Stand By!” The program offers skills development through role-playing for children, teens and parents. Howard High was the first school in Delaware to declare itself a “Bully Free Zone.” Programs for Elementary School Children: Kirkwood Library, Monday, November 7, 4pm; New Castle Library, Thursday, November 10, 4pm. Programs for Teens: Woodlawn Library, Wednesday, November 9, 4pm; Bear Library, Wednesday, November 16, 4pm; New Castle, Thursday, November 17, 4pm. For more information visit or call the libraries: Bear – 302-838-3300; Brandywine Hundred – 302-477-3150; Kirkwood – 302-995-7663; New Castle – 302-328-1995; Woodlawn – 302-571-7425.
11/9/11 - 11/12/11

Stuff The Bus

Join DART First State to help the Food Bank of Delaware feed Delawareans in need this Thanksgiving. Help Stuff The Bus by donating non-perishable food items. November 8th – Walmart in Milford & Acme in North Dover Center, Dover November 9th – Acme, Fairfax Shopping Center on US RT 202 in Wilmington November 10th & 11th – Wilmington’s Rodney Square Come out and Stuff The Bus! For more information call 1-800-652-DART Or visit
11/10/11 - 11/10/11

A Night for Cavallos & Cusine

The SummerWinds Stables welcomes our honored guest to enjoy dinner at Mrs. Robino's Restaurant. Come have dinner at Mrs. Robino's and help the retired and rescued horses at SummerWinds Stables! There will be 50/50 raffles and many items up for auction. So bring your family and friends out for a night filled with fun and great food, all while helping the horses at SummerWinds Stables! Email or or call 302-652-9223 for more info.
11/10/11 - 1/9/12

Made for the Trade

Native American art—a long-overlooked part of the Winterthur collection—is featured in this small but powerful exhibition. Made for the Trade examines these objects’ evolution over time.
11/10/11 - 11/10/11

Terrifice Toddlers: Gobble! Gobble!

9:30-10:15 a.m. $3 per child For ages 2 and 3 years. What are those crazy noises coming from the forest? Let's walk like turkeys and make a turkey craft while we learn about this special bird. Call (302)655-5740 to register.
11/11/11 - 11/11/11

Wilmington University Fall Career Fair

Our Fall Career Fair is quickly approaching! The Career Fair is from 2-4pm at our Wilmington University Dover location. This event is open to our students, alumni, and community members. If you are interested in recruiting at our event, please register at:
11/11/11 - 11/11/11

SPCA Volunteer Orientation

5:30pm-6:30pm SPCA Shelter 22918 DuPont Hwy Georgetown DE For more info: 302.856.6361
11/11/11 - 1/1/12

2011 Vehicle Donation Program

Are you ready for tax season? Do you need another tax deduction? The American Lung Association may have the answer. Its Vehicle Donation Program lets you donate any unused vehicle and possibly earn a tax deduction. Cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, motor homes and boats are all accepted, and donations help support lung health programs of the Lung Association. So, don’t hesitate. Donate that vehicle. Call 1-800-LUNG-USA extension 3 or visit donate-your-vehicle-dot-com.
11/12/11 - 11/12/11

Disability Ball

The Eighth annual Disability Ball will be held Friday evening, November 11t, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. It's an oppurtunity for those with physical and mental disabilities to enjoy an evening of dining, dancing, door prizes, and more. Individual tickets are $69 and no tickets will be sold after November 4. Call 302-765-0191, or visit our website, The ball is sponsored by Independent Resources Incorporated. To help those with disabilites live independently, IRI offers job training, and teaches daily living skills.
11/12/11 - 11/12/11

Norm McDonald Performing at the Temple Performing Arts Center

Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19122
11/12/11 - 11/12/11

300 Years of Baking in Pennsylvania

See how flour and cornmeal is used in recipes from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries from historic demonstrators. Tours of the Mill at Anselma included. Visit for details. 10am-4pm.
11/12/11 - 11/12/11

History Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

11 a.m. $2 per person Join a naturalist on a hike to learn the history of the park. We will discuss Indian Springs Farm and what this land was used for before it became a state park. Call (302) 655-5740 to register.
11/13/11 - 11/13/11

Autism Cares Foundation's Race for Resources

The Race is Newtown, Bucks County! ... Autism Cares Foundation is having its Second Annual Race For Resources on Saturday, November 12th at Tyler State Park. The event features a 10K-5K Run or Walk...and an Autism Expo featuring fun activities, food, music and information from over 50 local organizations that provide autism-related support and services. Proceeds from the Race for Resources with help Autism Cares Foundation get closer to creating an Autism Resources Center. For more information on registering, attending or becoming a sponsor...visit
11/13/11 - 11/13/11


The November 12th crop is only 5 weeks away! This is the last one before the holidays and for 2011. Come join us get a jump on finishing up your summer pictures before you start taking holiday pictures! Register at
11/13/11 - 11/13/11

St. Catherine of Siena Children’s Clothing & Toy Resale

Saint Catherine of Siena Children’s Clothing & Toy Resale is held in the fall and the spring from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m in the SCS Martin Center (school gym). We resell cribs, bedding, rockers, high-chairs, strollers, outdoor play equipment, bikes, toys, books, videos, Little Tikes play equipment, and of course, newborn through pre-teen clothing plus maternity clothing. This resale is the largest fundraising project for our church and school.
11/13/11 - 11/13/11

Dutch-American Heritage Day: Back to Your Roots

The Zwaanendael Museum, located at 102 Kings Highway in Lewes, Delaware, will celebrate Dutch-American Heritage Day on Saturday, November 12th with a workshop on ancestry research and family genealogy from 2 to 4 p.m. Other activities, which will take place between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., include games, crafts, a display of Dutch products, the proclamation of Dutch-American Heritage Day and a Power Point presentation on the "First Salute" to the flag of the United States. Admission to all events is free and open to the public. For additional information, call area code 302-645-1148.
11/13/11 - 11/13/11


Come out to the Hillcrest-Bellefonte United Methodist Church for attic treasures, crafts, lunch, bake table/soup sale, and New to You family clothing shop ($5/bag). For information please call: 302-764-3145. 400 Hillcrest Avenue at Marsh Road Wilmington, DE 19809
11/13/11 - 11/13/11


11/13/11 - 11/13/11

When the Golden Bowl Is Broken

Caring for Loved Ones Who Can No Longer Care for Themselves Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel sang a song in the ’60s called “Old Friends.” The old friends “sat on their park bench like bookends. … How terribly strange to be seventy.” Maybe seventy-, eighty-, and ninety-somethings in 1968 New York City had time to sit on park benches like bookends. Today, they consult with corporations, volunteer all over the world, teach, care for grandchildren, skydive, direct choirs, hike the Grand Canyon, hold down jobs, vote, and they wear really cool Nikes. Then, one day, they really do stop. Their strength fails. Their memory fails. They can’t keep up with the ordinary. They need you to help. You don’t know where to start. This seminar lets you know that you are not alone. It gives you practical hope and help, when you are caring for loved ones who can no longer care for themselves (and may not know it). The seminar takes place on Saturday, November 12, 9:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please visit to download a registration form. -Pastor Bo Matthews
11/13/11 - 11/13/11

Pre-Holiday Bazaar & Flea Market

Claymont Elementary School - Gym 3401 Green St. Claymont, DE Vendors are welcomes, please call 302-792-3880.
11/13/11 - 11/13/11

Marshallton United Methodist Church Bazaar

Marshallton United Methodist Church 1105 Stanton Road Wilm. DE 19808 in Marshallton is having their annual Bazaar this Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 9 AM -3 PM. Don't miss out on the Beautiful Jewelry, Attic treasures, Delicious Bake Table, Pictures with Santa, Santa Secret Shop for the children... and our AWESOME SILENT AUCTION! You can enjoy a delicious homemade lunch while you are here. For more information please contact our church office at 302-994-7466.
11/13/11 - 11/13/11

Delaware PTA Celebrates 100th Anniversary

National PTA President Betsy Landers headlines an outstanding program for the Delaware PTA’s 100th anniversary convention and leadership conference on Saturday, November 12, at the Delaware School for the Deaf in Newark. Other dignitaries slated to appear include Governor Jack Markell, Lt. Governor Matt Denn, Delaware Secretary of Education Dr. Lillian Lowery, Delaware School Board President Teri Quinn-Gray, State Representative Michael Ramone, and State Senator David Sokola, chair of the Senate Education Committee. Other program highlights include a panel discussion on parental involvement and Common Core State Standards, along with a Common Core presentation. The Delaware PTA recently received a $40,000 grant from the National PTA to educate parents throughout the state about Common Core. The convention also offers a series of workshops on topics such as parental and family engagement, cyber safety/social networking, and legislat ive advocacy. PTA members from throughout Delaware and beyond are expected to attend the convention, which revolves around the theme “A Century of Voices.” “The annual convention is just the place for unit PTA leaders to gain insight, strategies, and knowledge to help carry out plans for their units,” says Delaware PTA President Yvonne Johnson. It also offers a training ground for future PTA leaders. Registration rates for the convention are $35.00 for PTA members and $40.00 for nonmembers. The registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, workshops, and delegate materials. To learn more or register online, visit Cell Phone: 302-383-7698 Website:
11/13/11 - 11/13/11

Family Fun Hike

1 p.m. $2 per person Grab the kids and come out for a fun family hike at our very special Flint Woods Preserve. We'll have a blast searching for all the objects on our scavenger hunt! Pre-registration is required. (302)655-5740
11/14/11 - 11/14/11


A pledge swim to raise funds to develop a community aquatic center for New Castle County. For info see
11/15/11 - 11/15/11

2011 Taste of Independence

“A Taste of Independence- Progressive Dinner” is a neat concept in dining, designed to introduce Delawareans to the array of highly acclaimed international restaurants of Independence Mall. “Usually a progressive dinner is one big meal that is planned to include different houses within a neighborhood,” says Celebrity Kitchens’ owner Angela Martinez. However, on Monday, November 14, 2011 at 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM, two groups of 24 diners will make their way around the dining establishments in the Independence Mall, Wilmington, Delaware, for the, “Taste of Independence – Progressive Dinner.” “What makes this night particularly fun for guests is the diversity of food found in this small Delaware shopping center. Once guests park their cars, they won’t have to leave the mall to enjoy a food and wine tasting trip which takes them to all corners of the globe,” said Martinez. Independence Mall is comprised of an array of international restaurants, dining establishments, and unique retail stores. The Mall was built to resemble Philadelphia’s historic Independence Hall; the centerpiece of the mall is The Melting Pot Restaurant, in whose entrance hallway is a replica of the Liberty Bell. The “Taste of Independence – Progressive Dinner” is an opportunity for the restaurants and retailers in the Mall to showcase what each offers. Participating eateries will make some of their special international creations for the dining enjoyment of the guests. Pre-registered guests will follow a planned itinerary, starting with a wine tasting in the boutique wine store, Ryans Wines and Spirits. To toast the start of the evening, guests will enjoy hors d’oeurves prepared by Chef/owner Steve Henretty of Henretty’s Crab Cakes. Henretty will serve up their famous crab cakes and jumbo shrimp cocktail. Progressive diners will then head to Takumi Japanese Restaurant and Rasa Sayang Malaysian Restaurant for delicious appetizers. Guests will then be off to Nirvana Fine Indian Cuisine, voted “Best Indian Restaurant” by readers of Delaware Today, for a special trio of appetizers, representing Nirvana’s best; Veggie, Chicken or Beef Tikka Kabobs. Diners will be escorted to their next destination, Celebrity Kitchens. In Celebrity Kitchens’ intimate cooking studio, the progressive diners will feast on theior second main course, Progressive dining guests will watch and some will be asked to participate in the creation of the filet mignon medallions in cognac sauce over creamy mashed potatoes. They will be entertained by the culinary talents and crowd pleasing antics of a guest chef . Wine will be provided by Ryan’s Wines to compliment the flavor of the entree. As an added bonus, guests will take home a copy of the recipes so that they can recreate the entrée again and again. After feasting at Celebrity Kitchens, progressive diners will head to their final destination, The Melting Pot, named Best of Delaware’s “Most Romantic Restaurant”. General Manager Brad Oberholzer is most certain that diners will experience the perfect finale with decadent chocolate fondue creations. Dippers inculde fresh strawberries, bananas, cheesecake, Rice Krispies Treats, marshmallows, pound cake and brownies to go along with the chocolate fondue. In each of the dining locations, guests will learn about the food and wine they are consuming. They will experience an abundance of flavors which they will savor for a long time after their final stop. The cost of the progressive dining experience is $75 per person, including all five courses and wine with each course. Advance reservations for the “Taste of Independence – Progressive Dinner” are required. For information and reservations, please call Celebrity Kitchens at (302) 427-COOK (2665). All reservations are non-refundable. The progressive dinner is expected to last approximately 2 ½ hours. On Monday, November 14, 2011, two seating times are available: 5:30pm and 6:30pm.
11/15/11 - 11/15/11

Federal Grant to Help Delaware's Small Business Exports

Delaware successfully applied for funding through the US Small Business Administration’s State Trade and Export Promotion Grant (STEP) Pilot Grant Initiative to increase the number of small businesses in the First State that export their products and to increase the value of exports for those small businesses that are already exporting. STEP – a $90 million three-year funding initiative – aligns with President Obama’s National Export Initiative which calls for doubling U.S. exports in five years and, in so doing, supporting two million jobs.
11/17/11 - 11/17/11

Rising Stars Recitals

Featuring Music School students selected for their excellence in performing. Tickets:Free! 7:00PM
11/17/11 - 11/17/11

Inspecting the Snow Plows

Every fall, DelDOT holds snowplow inspections at each maintenance yard, as an opportunity to make sure that the equipment and the people are prepared for the winter. There will be numerous opportunities for excellent video and photos of plows and other equipment, lined up, freshly painted. DelDOT’s Middletown Maintenance Facility, located at 5369 Summit Bridge Road, Middletown 12:00 p.m. -- 2:00 p.m.
11/18/11 - 11/18/11

Underneath It All

You'll be amazed at what women did to get dressed in the Colonial and Victorian eras. The first part of the program will featuring Betsy Martino, with the help of a colonial servant. The second half of the program will feature Thomas Tier and his troupe putting on a Victorian fashion show. Please RSVP by November 15 to 302-655-7164 or 504 N. Market St. Wilmington, DE 19801
11/18/11 - 2/24/12

Pretzel Up! A Yoga Class for Kids!

Yoga classes will be offered at Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children November 17- December 29, and January 5th – February 23, on Thursdays 4:15-5:00PM. Classes are for ages 5 and up for children with and without disabilities and include a yoga mat and eye pillow. The emphasis is to introduce children to yoga and to have fun. Classes will explore positions, breathing techniques, visual imagery and relaxation. Besides improving flexibility, balance, posture, strength and endurance, yoga also builds self esteem and confidence. For information contact Patty Schwinn, Occupational Therapist, at (302) 651-6030.
11/18/11 - 11/18/11

Owl Prowl at Brandywine Creek State Park

5 p.m. $5 per person Following an introduction to the owls of northern Delaware, we will venture into the park to listen for some resident wild owls. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.
11/19/11 - 11/21/11

Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees is the annual event ushering in the holiday season statewide. Hosted by Delaware Hospice to support its programs, the Festival features a magnificent display of decorated trees and wreaths and hosts thousands of vistors each year. Cokesbury Village 726 Loveville Road Hockessin, DE
11/19/11 - 11/16/11

MPE Park and Walk Event

Mount Pleasant Elementary School is inviting parents to park and Bellevue State Park and walk with their children to school in an effort to make walking and biking to school safer and encourage more students to do so.
11/19/11 - 11/29/11

P.S. duPont PTA Holiday Vendor Fair

We have over 40 vendors under one roof. Located in the big gym of P.S. duPont Middle School. Shop, book parties, place orders, and win something in our extensive raffle.
11/19/11 - 11/19/11

I Know it’s Only Rock & Roll, but…..

— Just take those old records off the shelf! The American Lung Association in Delaware and the Cancer Support Community Delaware will sponsor “Battle of the Bands 3,” a competition of bands, Friday, November 18 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Talleyville Fire Hall at 3919 Concord Pike in Talleyville. All proceeds will benefit the lung health programs of the ALA-DE and the cancer wellness programs of Cancer Support Community Delaware. Battle of the Bands 3 will feature classic and modern rock cover bands Code Blue, The Dysrhythmics, and Chem 7. Code Blue and Dysrhythmics consist of physicians from the Wilmington area. Patrons will have the chance to cheer on their favorite band, and provide one dollar per vote. To attend, there is a fee of $25. Attendees will enjoy light refreshments, a cash bar and dancing. Only 300 tickets will be sold and are not available at the door. Patrons must 21 years of age or older. For tickets, contact Sue DeNardo at, Sherrill Mullenix at or Susan Dubb at
11/19/11 - 11/27/11

Christiana High School 30 Year Reunion

30 Year Reunion for all 1981 graduates of Christiana High School at Deerfield Country Club on November 25, 2011 6:30pm - 11:00pm $60.00 at the door!!!
11/19/11 - 11/21/11

Winter Wonderland

St Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in historic New Castle is holding their Christmas Bazaar, Winter Wonderland, on November 18, 19 and 20. Homemade crafts, baked goods, wreathes, a white elephant table, and gifts will be on sale Friday evening, 6 - 9 pm; Saturday 11 am - 6 pm and Sunday 9 am - 5 pm in the upper Gymnasium at 521 Harmony Street. Many independent craft vendors will be selling their items in the basement on Friday and Saturday. Santa arrives by firetruck on Friday night at 6:30. You can have lunch with Santa Saturday from 11 am - 2 pm. Sunday, from noon - 6 pm, there will be an Italian Spaghetti dinner in the lower gymnasium.
11/19/11 - 11/21/11

Winter Wonderland

St Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in historic New Castle is holding their Christmas Bazaar, Winter Wonderland, on November 18, 19 and 20. Homemade crafts, baked goods, wreathes, a white elephant table, and gifts will be on sale Friday evening, 6 - 9 pm; Saturday 11 am - 6 pm and Sunday 9 am - 5 pm in the upper Gymnasium at 521 Harmony Street. Many independent craft vendors will be selling their items in the basement on Friday and Saturday. Santa arrives by firetruck on Friday night at 6:30. You can have lunch with Santa Saturday from 11 am - 2 pm. Sunday, from noon - 6 pm, there will be an Italian Spaghetti dinner in the lower gymnasium.
11/19/11 - 11/19/11

Daisy and Brownie Girl Scout Day

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Events include a hayride, campfire cooking, Leave No Trace activities and a hike! Girl Scouts will work on two "Try-Its": Ready Set, Go Camping and Eco-Explorers. Register by November 12. $8 per scout.
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

EARLY CHILDHOOD: Nature’s Noises

Hear musical stories and participate in focused listening activities based on fall and nature. Recommended for children ages 1½ to 7. TICKETS: Free!
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Gingerbread House Workshop for Children

Children will make a gingerbread house from scratch or from a kit. For children 2nd through 12 grades Class size: 4 to 10 children $15.00 per child 10:00AM-12:30 PM
11/20/11 - 11/21/11

Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dog Shows to Debut Six New AKC Breeds in Competition

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dog Shows including The National Dog Show presented by Purina® will introduce six new breeds at their annual fall cluster of Shows November 19th and 20th at the Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center in Oaks, PA. The six will be among over 160 American Kennel Club (AKC) sanctioned breeds on hand as almost 2,000 dogs compete for the prestigious title of “Best in Breed,” “Best of Group” and Best In Show.” The new breeds making their competition debut include the following: • Entlebucher Mountain Dog - These highly-energetic herding dogs are easy to train and possess an excellent work ethic. A native of Switzerland, the Entle is medium-sized, strongly muscled and generally tricolor, but can be black with tan markings. • Norwegian Lundehund is nicknamed the “Puffin Dog”, because it was originally used to hunt puffin- a kind of penguin. This loyal and playful dog makes an ideal, easy-to-live-with companion. It is a member of the Non-Sporting Group. • Xoloitzcuintli (pronounced show-low-eats-queen-tlee) is one of the world’s oldest breeds and is said to be the first canine of the Americas. Central American and Mexican lore is that the Xolo is able to ward off evil spirits and intruders. The breed comes in three sizes- toy, miniature, and standard - and makes an excellent companion. The Xolo is a member of theNon-Sporting Group. • American English Coonhound is a descendant of the English Foxhound. Bred to adapt to rougher terrain, this member of the Hound Group was typically used for fox and raccoon hunting. Renowned for his speed and endurance, the breed requires regular exercise and activity to stay in peak shape. These Coonhounds are pleasant and sociable with both humans and dogs. • Cesky Terrier is one of the Czech Republic’s national breeds. A less excitable breed of terrier, the Cesky was developed to be worked in packs and has traditionally been used in small game hunting. Sporting a silky charcoal coat, the Cesky requires moderate grooming. These active terriers require constant exercise and socialization. • Finnish Lapphund is native to the Arctic Circle and was originally used for reindeer herding. The Lappie has a sweet, expressive face which is constantly likened to that of a teddy bear. Its double coat makes it intolerant of heat. This friendly, sociable breed makes an excellent companion. The Lapphund is a member of the Herding Group. The Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dog Shows run November 19 & 20 and include the taping for the broadcast of The National Dog Show presented by Purina® on NBC Thanksgiving Day to over 18 million viewers. Plan to bring the children! Get up close to the breeds and speak with their handlers. See Diving Dogs and Go Dog performances each day plus the MetroKids® Family Fun Zone showcases fun festivities that will make the weekend one to remember. Watch the Shows in person at the Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center at Oaks, located just off the Oaks exit of Route 22, 20 miles from Center City Philadelphia and just five miles from King of Prussia and Valley Forge. There’s plenty of free parking. Tickets can be purchased online at Save some cash and experience all of the fur-raising fun twice with the two-day adult pass, which shaves $8 off regular two- day admissions. A one-day child ticket costs only $7, half of a one-day adult ticket. Plus, children 3 and under are admitted free. This year, add 2,000 new best friends to your circle at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dogs Shows! Visit for more details. Follow the Show for the latest updates on Facebook and Twitter!
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

3rd Annual Austism Shops

Saturday, November, 19 2011 9 AM until 6 PM Freedoms Foundation 1601 Valley Forge Road Phoenixville, PA

Vendor Show & Chinese Auction

11am to 3 pm, at Christiana United Methodist Church, 21 W. Main St., Christiana (around the corner from Christiana Towne Ctr). Order gifts, win gift baskets, door prizes. Food, bake sale, and FREE coffee/tea. For info/rent space, call 302-738-7544
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Zwaanendael Museum’s “Savory Sussex"

On Saturday, November 19th at 2 p.m., the Zwaanendael Museum, located at 102 Kings Highway in Lewes, Delaware, will present the second segment of “Savory Sussex,” a series of programs on the unique and delectable local flavors of Sussex County, Delaware. The segment will feature Connie Parvis of the Delmarva Poultry Industry who will discuss the Delmarva Peninsula’s thriving chicken industry followed by a cooking demonstration and tasting of chicken-based dishes for holiday menus. Admission is free and open to the public but, due to seating limitations, reservations must be made by calling area code 302-645-1148 no later than Monday, November 14th.
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

“Light Me Up” Candle-dipping Workshop

“Light Me Up,” an illuminating workshop on traditional candle-dipping will take place on Saturday, November 19th, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., at the John Dickinson Plantation located at 340 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover, Delaware. Additional activities, which will take place between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., will include special tours of the plantation including “The Last Plate at Poplar Hall,” a decorative-foods display which features re-creations of traditional 18th-century holiday favorites. Admission to the plantation is free and open to the public but, due to space limitations, reservations for the candle-dipping workshop must be made by calling call area code 302-739-3277 no later than Friday, November 18th.
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Dover Symphony Orchestra

The Dover Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Donald Buxton will continue its 2011-2012 season on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. The concert will highlight our Youth Concerto Competition winner, Aubrey Krabill, a sophomore at Lake Forest High School. Aubrey began playinging flute six years ago and studies in the private studio of Maureen McDermott Cannon, principal flutist of the Dover Symphony Orchestra. She will perform the first movement (Allegro) of the Concerto in G major by Carl Stamitz. Also featured will be the delightful story of “Tubby the Tuba,” with Gene Moore as tuba soloist and Sue Moore, his wife, as narrator. A number of Christmas selections will be performed, and the instrument petting zoo will be open. Admission prices are Adults--$20, Seniors/Students/Military--$15. Children under 16 are free with a paying adult. Tickets are available now--call 302-270-1903--and will be available at the Schwartz one hour before the performance. Credit cards are accepted by DSO. For further information see the DSO
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

SPCA Vaccine Clinic

11:00am-1:00pm Millsboro Fire Department 109 East State Street Millsboro CASH ONLY Rabies-$15 Distemper-$10 Bordetella-$10 Microchips-$25 CASH ONLY All pets should be on a leash or crated For more info: 302.856.6361
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

SPCA & Poker/ Blackjack

6pm-Midnight Route 1-Beach Plaza across from Safeway Rehoboth For more info: 302.227.3760
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Dover Symphony's Young People's Concert to Feature "Tubby the Tuba"

The Dover Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Donald Buxton, will continue its 2011-2012 season on Saturday, November 19, at 4 p.m., at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. The Highlight of this concert is the delightful story of “Tubby the Tuba,” with Gene Moore, recently-retired Central Middle School Band Director, as tuba soloist and Sue Moore, his wife, second grade teacher at W. Reily Brown, as narrator. Also featured will be our Youth Concerto Competition winner, Aubrey Krabill, a sophomore at Lake Forest High School. Aubrey began playing flute six years ago and studies in the private studio of Maureen McDermott Cannon, principal flutist of the Dover Symphony Orchestra. She will perform the first movement (Allegro) of the Concerto in G major by Carl Stamitz. A number of Christmas selections will be performed, and the instrument petting zoo will be open after the concert. Admission prices are Adults--$20, Seniors/Students/Military--$15. Children under 16 are free with a paying adult. Call 302-270-1903 for advance tickets. Tickets will also be available at the door one hour before the performance. Credit cards are also accepted.. For more information click on
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

37th Annual Turkey Trot

The pre-Thanksgiving tradition that allows runners and walkers to burn some calories before their Thanksgiving dinners by running a T.A.C. certified 5K or 10K, or walking a 5K, in Delaware’s second oldest consecutively run race is on Saturday, November 19. Handloff Park on Barksdale Road hosts close to 700 runners in ten men’s and ten women’s divisions for each run. The first 400 registrants receive a long sleeve T-shirt. Prizes are awarded to overall winners, as well as winners in age group categories for each run. Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be given for the 5K Walk. The Ancient Order of Hibernians will be collecting coats to be distributed to people in need throughout the area. Anyone interested in making a donation may bring coats in good condition the morning of the race. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to the James F. Hall Scholarship Fund. The 10K run start time is 9:00 a.m. Check-in and day of race registration begins at 8:00 a.m. For the 5K run and walk, the start time is 10:15 a.m. and check-in begins at 8:45 a.m. For online registration and more information, visit or call the Parks and Recreation Office at (302) 366-7060. $20 Pre-registration (on or before November 17) $25 Registration on November 18 or November 19 This is a rain or shine event.
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Launch of New Delaware Business Promotes First State Pride

Are you a proud Delawarean? Whether you were born here, recently relocated or have chosen to attend one of our great First State colleges or Universities, a new online business launching this weekend offers you a variety of ways to publicly display your pride over living in the 302. is an online store filled with products that incorporate the State’s area code as a way to promote First State pride. These products include 302 T-shirts for men and 302 Girl T-shirts for ladies, 302 oval stickers and magnets to display your pride vehicles, and special wristbands. The business, launching just in time for the holiday season, is the brainchild of Sussex County residents Phil Wojcik and Andrea Summers. After seeing his friend’s 302 tattoo which was set against the state’s background, Wojcik realized that there was a market for people, like his friend, who wanted to “represent” the First State. However, both Wojcik and Summers believe that you don’t have to be born here to show your Delaware pride. “While I was born in Wilmington, and attended high school at Salesianum, my education and career took me from this great state for many years. I was extremely happy for the opportunity to return home. Andrea moved here 17 years ago from Maryland, and together we have fallen in love with our life here and wanted a way to share that in a way that anyone and everyone we come in contact with can see,” said Wojcik. “ is offering us the vehicle for not only us but for hundreds of thousands of other First State residents to do that.” Wojcik said while they’re starting with a small selection of items, they have plans to roll out new designs and new items every 1 – 2 months. Wojcik used his computer programming background to design the website and online store, and Summers her public information background to market the site primarily via social media platforms Facebook and Twitter. “We’re going to share unique and interesting fun facts about Delaware on these sites and want people to start sharing with us why they love Delaware,” said Summers. “We truly want to start a conversation with individuals about why this is such an amazing State in which to live.” In an effort to promote the Facebook page and website, Summers said they’ve also launched a contest to win a Delaware302 prize pack. People can enter by sharing why they are Delaware proud and love living in the 302, and the contest will allow voting American Idol style for the best answer. Delaware302’s owners also believe in philanthropy but more specifically giving to the local community. A portion of sales each month will be donated to the charity of their choice. The duo’s top picks are the Delaware Food Bank at which Wojcik has volunteered and the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, which supported Summer’s step sister during her battle with the disease. Delaware302 products make great gifts for the holidays. Visit Delaware302’s online store at , friend us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter at . is the online presence of Delaware302 LLC.
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Brightside Academy Celebrates the Fall Season with a Festival and Open House

Brightside Academy invites residents in the Kensington and Feltonville neighborhoods to celebrate the fall season with a festival and open house on Saturday, November 19, 2011. The event will be held at the Harrowgate location at 3528 I Street from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and will feature fun games and activities, a moon bounce, prizes, face painting, crafts, food and music. Parents will have the opportunity to tour this facility and receive information about Brightside Academy’s early educational experience. “We wanted to mix a fun day for the children with information for the parents about a quality early childhood education option in their neighborhood. Parents can tour our academy while the children play, learn and have fun,” said Academy Director Claribel Alfaro.
* 11/20/11 - 12/2/11

Give the Gift of the Great Outdoors

Fuzzy slippers. A golf ball cleaner. A hot dog cooker. Yet another tie. These are a just a few of the gifts that have been posted on a website devoted to “unwanted holiday gifts.” This season, make sure your holiday purchases don’t end up on such a website. Avoid the crazed commercialism and consider a gift of a Delaware Nature Society membership. You’ll save all the time you would have devoted to shopping and you’ll also save resources (this is one gift that definitely won’t end up in a landfill). A gift of a DNS membership provides 12 months of fun, learning, special discounts and reciprocal admission to select nature centers and zoos nationwide. Here’s just some of what your gift recipients will receive with their DNS membership: • Special pricing for DNS programs and events. • Members-only days at the DNS Native Plant Sale. • Free admission to Farm Fun Days at Coverdale Farm. • Free admission to trails at Ashland and Abbott’s Mill Nature Centers. • Reciprocal admission to select zoos, such as the New York State Zoo and nature centers, including Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Pennsylvania. • Discounts at retail partners: Everything But the Kitchen Sink, Gateway Garden Center, Wild Birds Unlimited, Quest Fitness & Kayak, East Coast Garden Center and Wild About Birds. Purchase your gift membership early and get even more for your money. If you buy a new Delaware Nature Society membership before Dec. 1, your gift recipient will receive 15 months of membership for the price of 12. DNS membership prices start at $30 for seniors and college students, $40 for individuals and $55 for families. Is your friend or relative already a DNS member? Then pick up a gift certificate for a Delaware Nature Society program. Programs this winter include guided bird walks, astronomy workshops, maple-sugaring demonstrations (followed by a pancake breakfast), owl prowls, cooking workshops at Coverdale Farm Preserve and much more.
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Fourth Annual National Adoption Day Celebration Takes Place in Dover

The 4th Annual Adoption Day Celebration is being co-sponsored by Adoptive Families with Information and Support, the Delaware Interagency Committee on Adoption, Child Placement Review Board and the Delaware Children’s Department. Adoptive families, representatives from local adoption agencies and State officials will meet to celebrate National Adoption Day and share information with persons interested in adoption. Workshops on adoption topics, a panel of young adult adoptees, entertainment, lunch, and other activities will take place. On any given day there are dozens of children in Delaware’s foster care system who are eligible for adoption. This event will help raise awareness of the need for adoptive families and provide insight into the lives of children looking for a permanent place to call home. Saturday, November 19, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. until 4 p.m. Delaware Tech Conference Center 100 Campus Drive Dover, DE 19904
11/20/11 - 6/21/12

Kay's Kamp volunteer staff needed

Kay's Kamp, a camp for kids with cancer needs volunteers from June 23-30, 2012 to serve as week-long staff. Must be 21 years old. Background check & interview required. Must be CPR certified. For application and information go to
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Christmas Bazaar-Mount Aviat Academy

MAA’s Annual Christmas Bazaar November 19th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pictures with Santa, raffle tickets, children’s bazaar, baked and homemade goods, silent auction, white elephant treasure room, and more! Located just a few minutes from Newark!
* 11/20/11 - 12/16/11

Be a Santa To A Senior

Home Instead is teaming up with local non-profit agencies and area retailers to sponsor Be A Santa To A Senior. Help by purchasing and donating a gift at Boscovs at Concord and at Christiana from November 19 through December 15.
11/20/11 - 1/9/12

Yuletide at Winterthur – ‘The Best of Yuletide’

Don’t miss the best of Yuletides past on this year’s tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s dazzling home decorated in holiday style! Tours will showcase Winterthur’s most beloved holiday displays, back by popular demand. From breathtaking rooms sparkling with seasonal decorations -- including the magnificent dried flower tree -- to displays of du Pont family festivities, you will be inspired and amazed by this year’s magical tour. Included with your ticket is admission to the blockbuster exhibition Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725 – 1850. Reserve your ‘Best of Yuletide’ tour today. Information and reservations at 800.448.3883 or This year’s Yuletide is free to Members, and is included with general admission for non-members.
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

4th Annual National Adoption Day

Nationally, November is recognized as Adoption Month. As part of the Department’s outreach efforts this year, a child in foster care who is currently available for adoption will be selected each week in the month of November as a Heart Gallery supplemental spotlight. By sharing their stories and their smiles with the community, the Department hopes to find each child a family who will love them and nurture their spirit. In addition to month long awareness efforts around adoption, the 4th Annual National Adoption Day will be celebrated on Saturday, November 19, at the DelTech Terry Campus in Dover. National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the 107,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. For more information about this event or to register, visit For more information on Nyaire or any of the other children in the online Heart Gallery, visit
11/20/11 - 11/20/11

Ray Davies Performing at the Temple Performing Arts Center

Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19122
11/21/11 - 11/21/11


Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 and Brahms Violin Concerto, Op. 77. Featuring violin soloist Timothy Schwarz; conducted by guest Dr. Andrew Kurtz.
11/21/11 - 11/21/11

Remember - 25 Years of CoroAllegro

4:00pm-Immanuel Church on the Green, New Castle.Join CoroAllegro as they revisit their most thrilling and unforgettable performances of the past 25 years. Come and see one of Delaware’s most versatile and innovative chamber choirs!
11/21/11 - 11/21/11

Big Band Jazz Concert

Come and enjoy big band arrangements & vocals from: Blood, Sweat & Tears, Cab Calloway, Chic Corea, Chuck Mangione, Earth,Wind & Fire, Fate Waller, Gordon Goodwin, Maynard Ferguson, Dianne Reeves & Dianne Shurr.
11/21/11 - 11/21/11

"Remember" - 25 Years of CoroAllegro

Join CoroAllegro in revisiting some of their best performances of the past twenty-five years. See why CoroAllegro is known as one of Delaware's most versatile chamber choirs! For more information, visit our website on
11/22/11 - 11/22/11

Community Action celebrating 46 years of service

First State Community Action Agency will be celebrating 46 years of service with a Dinner & Recognition Ceremony, Monday, November 21, 2011, 5:30PM, at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover, Delaware. The event’s theme is “Working for Opportunity and Economic Security in Delaware,” and is set to honor major champions of the agency whose service, dedication and support has helped First State bring programs of relief and hope to communities affected by poverty. Highlights of the evening will include musical entertainment by Shades of Blue, magnificent food, silent/live auctions, and dynamic keynote speaker, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn. Tickets are $60. Proceeds will benefit anti-poverty programs helping low-income families, individuals and communities. For more information or to RSVP, call 302-856-7611.
11/23/11 - 11/23/11

Noël and Gertie

Travel back to a time that had swingin’ style and show biz glamour. It’s the 1930’s and the Walnut is throwing ‘a marvelous party!’ Head upstairs to the Independence Studio on 3 for a night of mischief, wit, stories and songs with Noël and Gertie. Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence made a remarkable team. He was an award-winning playwright, actor and composer who gave the world Private Lives and Blithe Spirit. She was a celebrated actress that triumphed on the stage in shows like Lady in the Dark and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I. Their friendship became part of show biz history. With songs like “Mrs. Worthington,” “I’ll See You Again” and “Someday I’ll Find You,” Noël and Gertie is sure to dazzle the senses and tickle your funny bone. Walnut Street Theatre’s production of Noël and Gertie runs November 22nd through December 31st in the intimate Independence Studio on 3. For information, visit, Ticketmaster, or call 215-574-3550. Don’t miss your chance to party in style with Noël and Gertie – LIVE at Walnut Street Theatre!
11/24/11 - 11/24/11

Community Thanksgiving Service

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at White Clay Creek Church, 15 Polly Drummond Hill Road, Newark. Sponsoring churches: Church of the Resurrection, Ebenezer UMC, First Presbyterian Church and White Clay Creek Church. Two offerings will be received: Non-perishable food donations to benefit The Food Bank of Delaware and monetary donations to benefit Family Promise. Everyone is welcome. Handicapped accessible and nursery provided.
11/24/11 - 11/28/11

Open House

New tutoring center in Elsmere called STELLAR Associates is holding an Open House on Sunday, November 27,2011, from 1 to 3 p.m. Come meet the founder and see the facilities. 2302 Kirkwood Highway, across from BJ's Call for information:302-530-6181
11/25/11 - 11/25/11

PNC Thanksgiving Run/Walk for MS

Reg. begins at 8 am. Start times: 10K Run 9:00 AM Kiddie Fun Run 10:00 AM 5K Run 10:30 AM 5K Non-Competitive Walk 10:35 AM $20 before November 19th, $30 day-of. Proceeds benefit the Delaware MS Society. For more info visit
11/25/11 - 11/25/11

2011 PNC Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk for MS

Each year, more and more families begin the traditional holiday season at the PNC Bank Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk for MS. A Wilmington event since 1978, the run/walk attracts over 2,300 runners, walkers, and volunteers. On Thursday, November 24, participants can raise money for a good cause before indulging in Thanksgiving festivities and food! The Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk includes four events. Each steps off from the PNC Bank Center, 222 Delaware Avenue in Wilmington, at a staggered time: •Delaware Running Company 10K Run: Start 9:00 AM •Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Kiddie Fun Run: Start 10:00 AM •Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware 5K Run: Start 10:30 AM •PNC Bank 5K Non-Competitive Walk: Start 10:35 AM Entry Fees Details: The registration fee is $25 through November 19th for one event (either the 5K OR the 10K Run), and goes up to $30 on November 20th through Thanksgiving Day. To register for both the 5K and 10K events, the fee is $30 through November 19th and the fee for both events goes up to $40 on November 20th through Thanksgiving Day. Additional information can be found at The first 2,000 registrants for the 10K & 5K Run/Walk will receive a long-sleeve event T-shirt on a first come (first serve basis)! All the proceeds from this event are earmarked for MS research and the programs and services needed by more than 1,550 Delawareans with MS and their families. About Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and the body. Every hour in the United States, someone is newly diagnosed with the disease. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with more than twice as many women as men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S. and 2.1 million worldwide. About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Society addresses the challenges of each person affected by MS. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people living with MS and their families move forward with their lives. In 2010 alone, through its national office and 50-state network of chapters, the Society devoted $159 million to its programs and services that assisted more than one million people. To move us closer to a world free of MS, the Society also invested $37 million to support 325 new and ongoing research projects around the world. The Society is dedicated to achieving a world free of MS. Join the movement at
11/25/11 - 1/1/12

Christmas at Hagley

See the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, dressed for the holidays. Check for activities, such as carolers, sales at the Hagley Store, and other events. Closed Christmas.
* 11/26/11 - 12/1/11

Christmas Weekends at Hagley

As part of its Christmas activities, Hagley on Nov. 25-30, it's 19th century games -- Jacob's ladder, rebuses, ball and cup toys -- and homemaking tasks -- popping corn, baking cookies and washing socks.
11/26/11 - 11/26/11

Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is proud to continue to present a wintertime tradition in Philadelphia, the 18th anniversary season of the Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing. It’s time to “Think Rink,” as the Blue Cross RiverRink located on Columbus Boulevard and Market Street, is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors and fresh air fun for everyone! Featuring an outdoor Olympic size rink overlooking the Delaware River and an indoor heated facility with a snack bar, game room and more, the Blue Cross RiverRink re-opens officially at 12 noon on Friday, November 25, 2011 with the first skating session of the season. Regular skating session hours at the Blue Cross RiverRink are Monday to Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Friday hours are: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Saturday hours are: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Sunday hours are: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Special Holiday Hours and other extended sessions are outlined at Skating admission is extremely affordable at $8 and $9 for Friday and Saturday night sessions at 8:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. and skate rental is available for $3. Convenient parking is also available on site for only $12.
11/26/11 - 11/26/11

Monthly Birdwalk at Brandywine Creek State Park

8 a.m. Our expert volunteer birders from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. Free with paid admission to the park.
11/27/11 - 11/27/11

Michael Ingram Memorial Bowling Tournament

Fund raiser for The Michael Ingram Home transitional housing for young men. Cost: $30 per person, $120 per team Location: First State Lanes Wilmington, DE Time: 8:00 pm For more information go to
11/27/11 - 11/27/11

Milkboy Presents: Judas Priest with Black Label Society, Thin Lizzy & Lady Starlight

Come see Judas Priest with Black Label Society, Thin Lizzy & Lady Starlight at the Sovereign Center.
11/27/11 - 1/23/12

Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club

Fun for kids of all ages. Hundreds of buildings, vehicles, people & trees create realistic scenes. Open Saturday & Sundays, 1-5pm: Nov. 26 - Dec 4, 2011 Jan. 7 - 22,2012 400 S. Main St. Phoenixville,PA 19460 610-935-1126;
11/27/11 - 11/27/11

Delaware Sports Complex

Delaware Sportsplex is open and celebrating with a Grand Opening Event. New Castle County’s largest sports facility is officially open for business and will host a holiday extravaganza open to the public with free basketball and volleyball court time on Thanksgiving Weekend. The public is invited to attend the event which will include free court time play on five indoor courts, refreshments, door prizes and a drawing for additional free court time on winner’s date of choice. The Delaware Sportsplex is a 50,000 square foot multi-sport facility that currently houses five courts for volleyball, basketball and dodge ball with a volleyball sand court and batting cages planned for late winter completion. Servicing Delaware, South Jersey, Northern Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania, the facility will feature a multi-purpose room with Wi-Fi and table seating (great for homework and office work) and gym equipment. Currently, the Delaware Sportsplex is home to the Delaware Juniors Volleyball Club; the Delaware Angels AAU Basketball Club; Silverbacks Lacrosse Club; and Delaware Sharks Field Hockey. The facility will host regional sports tournaments, corporate events, youth and adult league practice, clinics, private lessons and camps. The corporate facility sponsor is Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists, P.A. ATI Pro Physical Therapy is opening a full-service office onsite and Timothy’s Restaurant of Newark is the official restaurant with “Timothy’s at the Plex” to provide onsite café-style food and beverages. Pepsi has been named soft drink vendor for the facility.
11/27/11 - 11/27/11

Wilmington Jaycees 48th Annual Christmas Parade

Dana Herbert, who won the TLC reality show “Next Great Baker” in January, will be a special guest at the 48th Annual Wilmington Jaycees Christmas Parade this Saturday starting at 3 pm in downtown Wilmington. The Parade, which has traditionally been held on Black Friday, has moved to Saturday afternoon to tie into “Small Business Saturday” which encourages shoppers to buy local and to partner with events at The Grand including the debut of a new light extravaganza. The Parade will start at 3 pm this year and will kick off at 5th and Market Street. It will proceed up Market and stop briefly at the Grandstand which will be located at 10th Street, and then end at 11th and Market. (In the event of rain, announcements for a delayed start will be made on local stations.) This annual event is designed to bring the community together and to promote economic development in downtown Wilmington. It serves as the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. “The Wilmington Jaycees are excited about bringing people downtown on Saturday for this year’s parade,” said Parade Director Mark A. Oller. “We will have many great attractions for kids of all ages and are pleased to recognize Dana Herbert for his achievements.” The parade will feature marching bands from Salesianum and Cab Calloway in addition to the Duffy and Woodland string bands from Philadelphia. There will be military, police, and fire units along with community groups who dance, sing, cheer, and march. Three large helium balloons are returning to the parade. Popular TV and movie stars Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, Elmo, Mickey Mouse, Shrek, Cat & the Hat, and Sulley from Monsters Inc. will be on hand as will floats and antique cars. Of course, the star of the show will continue to be Santa Claus. Children at the parade are encouraged to write a letter to Santa and have it collected by Santa’s helpers who walk the parade route. (Children should provide their address if they would like a reply.) The Wilmington Jaycees will work with Santa and his elves to make every effort to answer each letter. Dana Herbert is a 1998 graduate of the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management. He continued his education at Johnson & Whales University where he completed a second Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts and an Associates of Arts in Pastry. Dana is currently the Head Chef at Delaware River and Bay Authority in New Castle. He lives in Bear, DE with his wife Netesha. The Grand Immediately following the parade, Santa Claus will take a seat in front of The Grand to greet kids of all ages while Market Street is filled with holiday sounds from the caroling Imagination Players. The evening will culminate at 6 pm with a choreographed music and light show featuring The Grand’s new façade lighting. The Holiday Light Extravaganza will continue at The Grand every Friday in December at 7 pm. Parking on November 26th The following Wilmington Parking Authority (WPA) lots are FREE: • 6th & Orange Streets; Entrance on Orange Street beginning at 1 pm • Customs House (Doubletree Inn) - 7th & Walnut Streets & King Street; Entrance on Walnut Street & King Street between 1 and 7 pm • 8th & Orange Streets; Entrances on Orange & 8th Street The following are additional parking lots which will be charging a flat rate of $4: • 6th & Orange Streets • 6th & Shipley Streets • 12th & Market Streets About the Wilmington Jaycees For over 70 years, the Wilmington Jaycees have been a leadership development organization for individuals ages 21-40 who are interested in improving themselves, meeting new people, and helping their community. For additional information on the Wilmington Jaycees or the Parade, including broadcast dates and times, please check
11/28/11 - 11/28/11

Simple Plan Performing at the Electric Factory

Electric Factory 421 N. 7th St. Philadelphia, PA 19123
11/30/11 - 11/30/11


The celebrated Brazilian classical guitarist, Paulo Martelli performs works from his recent appearances at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and the Kennedy Center.
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