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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!

Feb 2011

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* 2/13/11 - 11/13/11

Friends of Rockwood Lecture Series

Victorian Postcards
February 13, 2011
Rachael Baitch, John Sweeney Fellowship recipient, will explore the significance of postcards as objects of change.

Social Aspects of Hatpins
April 10, 2011
Beth Morgera, FOR board member and Rockwood docent, will show her collection of hatpins and hatpin holders.

Servants at Rockwood
March 20, 2011
Sara Valentine will portray Sarah Maguire, one of Rockwood’s housekeepers.

Victorian Jewelry
September 18, 2011
Thomas Tear, Grand Oak Plantation, will present “Cameo Appearances.”

Mourning Art, Symbols and Spirits
October 16, 2011
Philip Nord, Rockwood Museum Director, along with Rockwood docents, will explain symbolism related to death as well as share some of the “close encounters” experienced at Rockwood.

History of Philadelphia Pike
November 13, 2011
John Cartier, 8th District County Council Representative, will speak about the historic significance of this road to Brandywine Hundred.

2011 Victorian Lecture Series
Bessie’s Parlor, Rockwood Museum
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
(Sunday afternoons)
Price $10.00 per lecture for non-members
Free for Friends of Rockwood members
Light refreshments and a tour of the museum to follow each lecture
Reservations required—302-762-2075 or
2/13/11 - 2/14/11

PAWS for People

This Valentine’s Day, give a loved one a visit from a PAWS for People therapy pet. A 15-minute visit delivered by a PAWS certified team member includes a personalized card and time with a gentle, loving pet. $25. Email
2/13/11 - 2/13/11

SPCA Adoption Event

Lewes Winter Barkfest


PUPS of Lewes

117 Second Street


For more info: 302.645.9010
2/13/11 - 2/13/11

Fall in love with Victorine's Valentine's Day

Visitors can create Victorian-style valentines, design candy bar wrappers and write love notes with a quill pen. The exhibit on candy-themed treasures includes vintage candy bar wrappers, cookbooks and valentines.
2/13/11 - 2/13/11

NSC's Empty Bowls

Join Mayor Vance Funk, at NSC’s Empty Bowls event from 4pm to 6pm. A soup dinner from local restaurants and a pottery item donated by local artists are included. Proceeds benefit the NSC Meals on Wheels Program. To buy tickets call (302)737-2336.
Extended Events
12/13/01 - 5/16/14
1/1/70 - 10/25/11
3/3/10 - 3/5/12
1/2/11 - 1/1/16
1/18/11 - 3/2/11
1/20/11 - 4/30/11
2/5/11 - 3/26/11
2/5/11 - 3/26/11
2/12/11 - 12/12/11
2/13/11 - 11/13/11
2/15/11 - 3/9/11
2/24/11 - 3/15/11
2/25/11 - 3/12/11