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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!

Dec 2012

73 events loaded in this month
12/1/12 - 12/2/12

Christmas at Lombardy House

Visit Lombardy House, the 1750 Home of Gunning Bedford, Jr., one of the signers the Constitution. The Georgian style home, 1611 Concord Pike, will be decorated for a Colonial Christmas on December 1 & 2nd. Admission is free with light refreshments.
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

2nd Annual Craft and Vendor Fair

Come shop for the holidays for unique gifts, reasonably priced. Handmade jewelry, arts and crafts, baked goods and more. Vendors include Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit NCCL School.
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

Gingerbread House Contest

Children,families, school,scout, church groups, co-workers and adults can enter. Houses must be brought on Friday, November 30th between 6PM and 8PM. Houses must be no wider than 34" 12/1 Doors open 11:15 AM. Ceremony atnoon
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

Ho! Ho! Ho! Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar Fraim Center 669 S. Union St. 8am-1pm All you can eat pancake breakfast, pointsettia sale, luncheon foods, baked goods,rummage sale, vendors with beautiful holiday gifts, visit from Santa and shopping for the kids. Lots of fun for all!
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

PAWS for People Jingle Bell Brunch

Full brunch menu, silent auction, live music. Supports the PAWS by Special Request program. Embassy Suites, Newark, DE. $50/person. Register by 11.17, www.pawsforpeople.org, 302-351-5622.
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

Christmas Bazaar at Calvary Church

9am to 3pm 304 Lore Ave, Bellfonte-Hillcrest Handcrafted items, homemade baked goods, fresh pine wreaths, vendors, food, attic treasures, books and our popular Victorian Tea Room Free parking, no admission. Details: http://www.calvaryhillcrest.org
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

HO! HO! HO! Holiday Bazaar!

Holidar Bazaar 8am-1pm $4 all you can eat pancake breakfast, visit from Santa, children's secret shopping, poinsettia sale, baked goods, various vendor gifts, luncheon foods, raffle baskets and more!
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

Basket Bonanza & Spaghetti Dinner

4-7:00 pm, Christiana United Methodist Church, 21 W.Main Street, Christiana, DE Contact: 609-505-1902
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

Grace Episcopal Church Holiday Craft Show

Grace Episcopal Church, 4900 Concord Pike, Wilmington, will hold a Holiday Craft Show on Sat., Dec. 1 with 30+ crafters, raffle baskets, quilt raffle, Bake Table, Breakfast and Lunch Foods, Homemade soups. Free admission, free parking.
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

10th Annual Christmas Bazaar at St. Mark's Church

We will have crafts, gift baskets, Pet Corner, Fresh Greens, "White Elephant Sale", Baked Goods and Soups, Lunch and coffee. 9:00am - 3:00p.m. 501 Duncan Road (Bellefounute) Wilmington DE Across from Mt Pleasant Elementary School
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

Christmas in Odessa

Christmas in Odessa is a walking tour of private homes and public uildings. Tour Hours are 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Craft Shop in the Appoquinimink Training Center free admission. Freshly cut greens at the Old Wilson Barn www.christmasinodessa.com
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

Faithful Friends Animal Society Cat Shelter Workshop

Faithful Friends Animal Society will hold a workshop to make 30 plus cat shelters to give to community members who are caring for feral cats and managed colonies. The workshop is Sat, Dec. 1, 2012. 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Lantana Shopping Center in Hockessin. For more info volunteer@faithfulfriends.us
12/1/12 - 12/1/12

100 Years of Christmas at Hopewell Furnace

The National Park Service invites you to stroll through 100 years of American Christmas at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Featuring Christmas as celebrated from 1772-1883, “Iron Plantation Christmas.” It's free and will take place on Saturday, December 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet Santa through the ages.
12/1/12 - 12/9/12

Mistletoe Marketplace

Shop local Vendors, and crafters. Large variety of gifts to browse thru with food & activities available. Please bring an unwrapped gift for our toy drive. 11am to 5pm 250 Fifth Street Delaware City, De 19706
12/2/12 - 12/2/12

Jim Brickman @ DuPont Theatre

Tickets are available for Jim Brickman On A Winter’s Night from $30 to $75 by calling 302.656.4401, online at choiceticketing.com or at the DuPont Theatre Box Office located at 1007 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.
12/2/12 - 12/2/12

A Farmer's Christmas

Children will be able to make crafts, listen to stories, and participate in other holiday activities. There will be historical craft demonstrations.Time:1pm-5pm Admission: Members:Free, Non-members: Museum Admission
12/2/12 - 12/2/12

Foster Care at Chanukkah Choopla

Ask me how to become a foster parent. Info table at Siegel JCC gift and craft bazaar, 10am-3pm. Fun for the entire family! Contact Michele Steele,302-725-3078.
12/2/12 - 12/2/12

Forgotten Cats Wine Tasting Fundraiser

1-5 pm Deerfield Wines Shoppes at Louviers Papermill Road, Newark De 19711 $10 suggested donation wines,hors d'oeuvre buffet,live music and raffle 10% of wine sales donated to Forgotten Cats Information 302-792-7096
12/2/12 - 12/2/12

Christmas Candlelight Concert

The Old Union Church will be decorated for the season and hosting the 16th Annual Candlelight Christmas Concert.
12/2/12 - 12/2/12

Dog Adoption Event and Holiday Open House

Looking to adopt a new dog or puppy? Stop by Dogtopia, 319 New Rd, Elsmere DE on 12/2, 12-3pm, 5 local rescues in attendance; FREE adm; comp. beverages/desserts; pet-themed merchants; Joan Wheeler Photography--$20 sitting fee receives 4x6 photo.
12/3/12 - 12/3/12

Philadelphia Job Fair

Meet face-to-face with top employers at the National Career Fairs Job Fair! Monday, December 3 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Crowne Plaza 4100 Presidential Blvd Philadelphia
12/4/12 - 12/4/12

Winterizing Your Garden

Prepare your garden for winter! Find out what to do with your turf, perennials, veggies, shrubs and more at this informative workshop. Presented by the U of D Cooperative Extension Master Gardener. Elsmere Library at 6:30pm.
12/4/12 - 12/4/12

CoroAllegro presents "Heaven and Nature Sing!"

CoroAllegro's winter concert, “Heaven and Nature Sing!” brings the Christmas Story once more to life, with inspiring seasonal music both traditional and new. Give yourself the gift of beautiful music!
12/5/12 - 12/5/12

Women in Business Downstate Luncheon

Help us to honor successful women in the workplace! Delaware Today is pleased to announce that it is bringing the highly successful "Women in Business Luncheon" to southern Delaware. To be held on December 5th, 11 AM - 2 PM at Bear Trap Dunes.
12/5/12 - 12/4/12

Home for the Holidays

Du Pont house aglow in Christmas cheer, barn party with decoration & ornament making, cocktail & mocktail tastings, cooking demonstrations, music, cider & dessert. Warm, festive dress recommended. 21 or older; by reservation. $35, $45. Cash bar.
12/5/12 - 12/14/12

Give a Caring Hand

Donation of clothes, bottled water, toys shoes non-perishable food for victims of Hurricane Sandy Drop off P.S. Dupont Middle School, 701 W. 34th St, Wilmington, DE
12/5/12 - 12/5/12

Grand Opening of 5 new food pantries

Colonial School District & The Food Bank of Delaware celebrate the Grand Opening of 5 new food pantries Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Eisenberg Elementary School in New Castle. For more info contact lwilson@colonial.k12.de.us
12/7/12 - 12/7/12

Women in Business

• The event will also recognize the accomplishments of the business women profiled in Delaware Today's editorial feature.
12/7/12 - 12/7/12

Relax and un-WINE

Events YOUR presents "Relax and un-WINE" at Lamberti's Cucina. A night out featuring wine, food, chair massages, SHOPPING and a MAN CAVE! Proceeds will benefit Preston's March for Energy. Tickets can be purchased at www.relaxandunwine.eventbee.com
12/7/12 - 12/31/12

OperaDelaware: Shop for Donation

Help OperaDelaware raise funds easily by shopping with Amazon. There is an Amazon.com link on the OperaDelaware home page, www.operade.org, and for each sale on Amazon via the link, OperaDelaware receives a small donation from Amazon.
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

AHS Annual Craft Fair

SEEKING CRAFTERS (Now!) and SEEKING PATRONS (on December 8th) for the Annual Craft Fair at Appoquinimink High School in Middletown. Further information: www.appohigh.org, click on SPORTS, AHS All Sports Boosters
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

Holiday Open House

Visit our small library with the big heart. Get into the holiday spirit while enjoying local entertainment & refreshments.Elsmere Public Library 11am-3pm
12/8/12 - 12/9/12

The Nutcracker Ballet

Presented by Delaware Dance Company. Performances: Dec. 8, 2PM & 7PM. Dec. 9, 2PM at Dickinson High School, Milltown Rd. Tickets:$18-$32 ($5 discount for children) Please call (302)738-2023 or visit www.DelawareDance.org.
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

Glasgow High Craft Fair

Craft fair of over 200 vendors with hand made crafts
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

Delaware Humane Association Wellness Clinic

Delaware Humane Association is holding a Wellness Clinic for cats and dogs on Saturday, December 8, 1-3 pm at Concord Pet Foods & Supplies in Simon’s Corner Shopping Center, Smyrna. All vaccinations are administered by a licensed veterinarian. For complete licensing information, visit dehumane.org/doglicensing.
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

DHA's Whisker Wonderland Holiday Pet Adoption Event

Come meet your next best friend at the Christiana Mall! Delaware Humane Association’s Whisker Wonderland Holiday Pet Adoption Event is Saturday, December 8, 10 am to 2 pm. Visit the Adoptions section of our website at dehumane.org/adoptions for information.
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

Christmas Bazaar

Red Lion UMC Rt71&7 1545 Church Rd Bear De will be holding there annual Christmas bazaar from 9:am to 3 Pm Vendors,homemade Baked goods, Silent basket auction.Food to eat in or take -out Call 302-834-1599 for Details
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

Christmas Bazaar

Red Lion UMC Located at 1545 Church rd Bear De will hold its annual Christmas Bazzar from 9:am - 3:pm Vendors silent basket auction,homemade baked goods and great food to eat-in or take out.call 302-834-1599
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

12 Annual Santa Row

Costumed crews compete for the best-decorated boat. Launchs begin at 9:30AM. The event supports the Ministry of Caring. Spectators are encouraged to bring donations of canned goods or financial support. Wilmington Rowing Club Boathouse at the Riverfront.
12/8/12 - 12/8/12

Holiday Craft Fair

The Mount Pleasant High School Holiday Craft Fair is Saturday, December 8th 9a-3p. Free admission and many vendors and crafters on display.
12/9/12 - 12/9/12

Music in the Mansion Holiday Concert

Come to Bellevue State Park to enjoy the Opus One Vocal Jazz Concert. Listen to your favorite holiday tunes and carols during the most wonderful time of the year. Tickets may be purchased for $10 in advance by calling (302) 761-6963 or $12 at door.
12/9/12 - 12/9/12

All You Can Eat Breakfast

All You Can Eat Breakfast Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, 8am to 11am $7 per person VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Avenue, Chesapeake City, MD 21915 410-885-5217
12/9/12 - 12/9/12

Breakfast with Santa

Dec 9, 2012 8:30am to 11:30am New Castle Family Moose Lodge 1578 621 S. Dupont Highway New Castle, DE 19720 Heart of the Community information call 302-328-8756 $5.00 per person
12/9/12 - 12/9/12

Christmas Concert at Peniel UMC

Sunday, December 9 at 3pm Peniel United Methodist Church in Newport Get into the Christmas spirit with music from the season. Featuring the New Castle County Community Band, The Peniel Choir, and The Peniel Ringers.
12/10/12 - 12/13/12

Holiday Pottery Sale at Art Studio

Monday, December 10-12, 10am-8pm, December 13, 10am-4pm The Art Studio is transformed into a unique gallery for holiday shopping! 310 Kiamensi Road, Wilmington, DE.
12/10/12 - 12/10/12

Story Time with Santa

Bring your camera as you visit while Santa reads Christmas classics.Children. Elsmere Library at 10:30am
12/11/12 - 12/11/12

Caroling In Hockessin

Sing Christmas carols, watch dance performance by Hockessin Dance Center and visit with Santa at 7 p.m. in Hockessin Memorial Hall, Route 41 at Yorklyn Road in Hockessin. Attendees are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy for Kind to Kids.
12/11/12 - 1/1/13

Inaugural New Years Day 5K "Hangover Classic"

The Inaugural New Years Day 5K "Hangover Classic" is January 1, 2013 at 10:30 am Registration opens 9:30 am at Washington Street Ale House, Wilmington. Proceeds benefit Faithful Friends. $20 pre-registration (till December 29th) $25 day of event. http://www.races2run.com/2013/2013Details/01-2013details.htm#010113-Hangover
12/12/12 - 12/13/12

Beginning Candy Making at Bellevue Hall

Come to Bellevue State Park to learn how to make peanut butter cups, mound bars and several other chocolate delights. Call (302) 761-6963 to pre-register. $15 per person.
12/12/12 - 12/12/12

Kent County Foster Parent Information Night

Recruitment & training of foster parents.Kent County info session,2nd Wednesdays of month, Barratt Bldg,821 Silverlake Blvd,Dover, 5:30pm-7:30pm. For more info,call 302-725-3078. In other counties,call 1-800-464-HELP. www.kids.delaware.gov
12/12/12 - 12/12/12

The 5th Annual Delaware KIDS FUND Holiday Food Drive

The 5th Annual Delaware KIDS FUND Holiday Food Drive is Wednesday, 12/12 5:30pm – 10:30pm at James Street Tavern in Newport, DE. Join Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver Riley Cooper from 4:15pm - 6:30pm! Percentage of total sales will benefit the Delaware KIDS Fund Holiday Food Drive. For info http://www.dekidsfund.org
12/13/12 - 12/13/12

A Christmas Carol

Two performances, 12/13/12 1:00 and 6:00 pm This heartwarming one-man show is performed by Gerald Charles Dickens, the great-great grandson of Charles Dickens. Visit winterthur.org.
12/14/12

The First State Symphonic Band Christmas Concert

Free holiday band concert with favorites such as Sleigh Ride, Nutcracker Suite and more. Made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, in partnership w/the Nat.Endowment for the Arts.
12/14/12 - 12/16/12

Reedy Point Players

Perform a play that provides audiences with a heaping helping of holiday warmth and Christmas cheer. TICKET INFORMATION: $10 $8 (Seniors, Students, Active Military) $5 (Kids - UNDER 8 YEARS OLD)
12/14/12 - 12/16/12

FrUiTcAkEs

Reedy Point Players of Delaware City present their annual holiday play. Fruitcakes is the story of a adolescent who runs away to a small town full of eccentric but lovable characters. Comedy for all ages
12/14/12 - 12/21/12

The Grand’s Holiday Light Extravaganza

The Grand’s Holiday Light Extravaganza happens every Friday at 6:30PM through Dec. 21st. The light shows, choreographed to everyone’s favorite holiday music, will dazzle pedestrians on Market Street. The light shows last approximately fifteen minutes and are free.
12/15/12 - 12/16/12

The Nutcracker at the DuPont Theatre

Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance presents The Nutcracker at the DuPont Theatre December 15-16 with guest artists Abi Stafford and Adrian Danchig-Waring of New York City Ballet and the Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.
12/15/12 - 12/15/12

"Stuff The School Bus" Toy Drive

First Student School Bus Company "Stuff The School Bus" toy drive at the Governor Square Shopping Center in Bear on Saturday, December 15th 9am to 5pm. All donations will be sent to Toys for Tots Delaware.
12/15/12 - 12/15/12

Holiday Brass Concert

Grace Episcopal Church, will host a Holiday Brass Concert by The Chesapeake Silver Cornet Brass Band, Sat, Dec. 15 at 7 PM. $10/person suggested donation. Proceeds benefit the band & outreach programs of church.
12/15/12 - 12/15/12

Boy Scouts of America Ice Skating Event

3:00 pm-5:15 pm. Wilmington Skating Club 1301 Carruthers Lane Wilmington DE 19803. Join Scouts and skate for free. The completed youth application will be the ticket for you to receive one free skating pass and skate rental.
12/15/12 - 12/15/12

Christmas Adventure

Free fun for kids 4-11. Crafts, games, videos, plus lunch, while parents go shopping. Community of Christ, 1205 Milltown Road. Sat. Dec. 15, 10am to 4pm.
12/15/12 - 1/21/13

Basket Bingo

Middletown Fire Department is hosting a Basket Bingo.27 West Green St.Middletown DE 19709.Sun Jan 20th. Doors Open 1 p.m.Games start at 2 p.m.Door Prizes, Raffles, Filled Baskets. For advance tickets call Jennifer Hilliard @ 302-388-8812.
12/21/12 - 12/21/12

JUDAH TRIBE & BRIXTON SAINT LIVE REGGAE

JUDAH TRIBE & BRIXTON SAINT @ WORLD CAFE LIVE AT THE QUEEN LIVE REGGAE SHOW: 8PM TICKETS: $12
12/22/12 - 12/22/12

Christmas with the New Ark Chorale Concert

3:00 pm. $15/ age 60+ $12/ students $5/ under 18 free. Optional--bring new or gently used winter coat;we'll donate it via the Salvation Army. Christmas CDs on sale-$6. Benefits Food Bank of Delaware. Info.-302 368 4946 or www.newarkchorale.org.
12/22/12 - 12/22/12

One Starry Night

Live Nativity with a cast of over 40 actors including aults, children and youth. Come and enjoy Nazareth, where Jesus was born. There will be activities for the entire family.
12/22/12 - 12/22/12

Delaware Children's Museum Winter Games

Delaware Children's Museum Winter Games. Enjoy some classic family games with some added winter flavor. Challenge a friend to a game of pinecone checkers, use socks and mittens to play tic tac toe, match arctic animals in a memory game, and more. For details http://www.delawarechildrensmuseum.org/
12/22/12 - 12/22/12

One Starry Night

Live Nativity Activities for entire family. Come and Enjoy Bethlehem Iglesia Evangelistica 10 W. Hazeldell Ave. New Castle, DE
12/22/12 - 12/22/12

Mystic Knights Stable Holiday Fun !

Santa will be stopping by the Stable to visit with children free,between the hours of 12 and 3:00 pm. Pony rides cost $5.00. Proceeds to support adopted families. Come take your own pictures. Or,we can take a picture for you.
12/24/12 - 12/24/12

5th Annual Santa Paws Workshop

Help keep pets in their homes for the holidays with Delaware Humane Association’s 5th Annual Santa Paws Workshop. Your donations of food, cat litter, bedding, toys and other supplies can help local families in need care for their pets. Gift items will be accepted through December 24 at Delaware Humane Association in Wilmington, DE. The shelter is open Tuesday through Friday from 2 to 7 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 5 pm. Prefer to give online? Tax-deductible monetary donations can be made at dehumane.org/santapaws.
12/31/12 - 12/31/12

Walk for Autism Sponsors Needed

Autism Delaware is looking for sponsors for the Walk for Autism. Sponsor this year’s Walk, and you will support Autism Delaware services and your company will benefit from a range of public recognition opportunities—from your logo on brochures, shirts, and the web to exhibition space at one or both sites: Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes on April 20 and Bellevue State Park in Wilmington on April 27. For details, call Autism Delaware at (302) 224-6020.
12/31/12 - 12/31/12

Noon Year’s Eve Celebration

Join the countdown to New Year’s at a Noon Year’s Eve Celebration at the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington, Monday December 31st 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For details visit Brandywinezoo.org
12/31/12 - 12/31/12

YWCA Delaware Seeks Nominations for Prestigious Awards

YWCA Delaware is accepting nominations for five acclaimed awards that honor women from the community for their efforts to eliminate racism and inspire and empower women, embodying the mission of the YWCA. Winners will be honored at the YWCA’s 2013 Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, March 20 at Hotel du Pont in Wilmington. For nomination forms and to learn more about the event, visit www.ywcade.org/awards
12/31/12 - 12/31/12

Lamberti's New Year's Eve Party

Lamberti's Cucina on Centerville Rd is hosting a New Year's Eve Black and White Gala. It will be "1920s Era Gangster" themed; food and bar service will begin at 4:30pm and continue to the New Year!
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