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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!

Mar 2011

55 events loaded in this month
3/3/11 - 3/3/11

SPCA Volunteer Orientation

March 3rd-Thursday
SPCA Volunteer Orientation
Georgetown SPCA
22918 DuPont Hwy
More info: 302.856.6361
3/3/11 - 3/6/11

42nd annual AAUW Wilmington used book sale

More than 50,000 used books, 1,000 vinyl records, CDs, DVDs and other items will be sold by the Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women March 3-6 at Concord Mall., (302) 428-0939 or
3/4/11 - 3/12/11

Middletown High School Presents Hairspray

Winter Musical from Middletown High School- HAIRSPRAY March 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 7:30 at the school Tickets call 376-4140ext 1406 $10 adults, $8 children and seniors
3/4/11 - 3/12/11

Middletown High School presents Hairspray

March 4,5,10,11,12 at 7:30pm. Tickets: $10 for adults. $8 for children and seniors.
3/4/11 - 3/4/11

Alfred James Band performing at Homegrown Cafe

Friday March 4
Alfred James Band - Cello driven Acoustic Rock

Hours of operation
Mon - Fri
11 am - 1 am
10 am - 1 am
10 am - midnight

Home Grown Cafe is an independently owned, award winning restaurant in the heart of downtown Newark, A large focus is placed on fresh local ingredients and internationally inspired menu items. Home Grown is known for its eclectic beer, wine and cocktail selection, unique decor, and a knowledgeable as well as friendly staff.

No cover charged

Music and events for March 2011
All music is 10 PM to 12:45 AM unless noted otherwise.
3/5/11 - 3/5/11

A Family Affair!

HDC presents... A Family Affair (4-8pm) Wine Tasting & Silent Auction - Children's Movie & Game Night or Spa Party Location: Shoppes at Louviers Benefits: HDC's Performance Teams 302-738-3838
3/5/11 - 3/5/11

Low Cost Wellness Clinic

Delaware Humane Association will be holding a Wellness Clinic for cats and dogs from 1 to 3 pm at the Concord Pet Foods & Supplies in Suburban Plaza, Newark, DE. visit for info
3/6/11 - 3/6/11

Basket Bingo for Animals

Friends for Responsible Pet Care is holding a Basket Bingo at Aetna Fire Hall. Doors open at 1, Games start at 2. Filled baskets, door prizes. Call 302-750-6228 to pre-register. Proceeds benefit local animals.
3/6/11 - 3/6/11

The 28th Annual JCC Snowball Run

5 Mile USATF Fast, Flat Out and Back. 8:30 am Registration opens 10:35 am Fun Run 11:00 am 5 Mile Run 5K Walk
3/6/11 - 3/6/11

From Italy to the New World, with Love

The NSO will perform “Non mi dir” from Don Giovanni; Il Barbiere di Siviglia Overture; selections from I Capuleti ed I Montecchi and La Traviata, featuring Beth Stewart, soprano; and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95.
3/9/11 - 3/9/11

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fundraiser at Friendly's in People's Plaza off Pulaski Highway, to raise money for Betty to run/walk a Half Marathon this coming June, 10% of the sales and a raffle drawing on March 9th between 5 and 9 PM, will go to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
3/10/11 - 3/10/11

SPCA Fundraiser

March 10th-Thursday

SPCA Fundraiser
Rehoboth Diner
4440- Highway One
For more info: 227.0908
3/10/11 - 3/10/11

Sean Reilly and David Zipse Performing at Union City Grille

3.10 Sean Reilly and David Zipse - see them in their FINAL PERFOMANCE of March
3/11/11 - 3/11/11

Dirk Quinn Band performing at Homegrown Cafe

Friday March 11
Dirk Quinn Band - Jazz/Funk

Hours of operation
Mon - Fri
11 am - 1 am
10 am - 1 am
10 am - midnight

Home Grown Cafe is an independently owned, award winning restaurant in the heart of downtown Newark, A large focus is placed on fresh local ingredients and internationally inspired menu items. Home Grown is known for its eclectic beer, wine and cocktail selection, unique decor, and a knowledgeable as well as friendly staff.

No cover charged

Music and events for March 2011
All music is 10 PM to 12:45 AM unless noted otherwise.
3/11/11 - 3/14/11

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

This high energy show includes such classic Schoolhouse Rock songs as Conjunction Junction and Just a Bill. March 11@ 7pm, March 12@2pm, March 13th @ 2pm. Admission is FREE
* 3/12/11 - 7/22/12

Wedding Traditions of the du Ponts

Wedding Traditions of the du Pont Family, 1813-1915 explores how weddings changed from intimate ceremonies in the home to the larger "white" weddings we know today. The exhibit has been extended to July 2012.
3/12/11 - 3/12/11

Beethoven in Blue Jeans

Put on your favorite blue jeans and enjoy an evening of music, food and fun! This year’s event features performances by Angel Band, Brandywine Fiddlers and Matson Run Pickers, along with a live auction, musical chairs and airbrush tattoos. All proceeds benefit The Music School of Delaware.

$125 General (per person)
$250 Blue Benefactor (per person)
Advance tickets only; call 302-762-1132 to RSVP by March 6.
3/12/11 - 3/14/11

Cat and Kitten Adopt-a-Thon

The Delaware Humane Association invites you to join us for a cat and kitten Adopt-a-Thon at the PetSmart store in Brandywine Town Center, 3010 Brandywine Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19803. Same day adoptions are available for qualified applicants.
3/12/11 - 3/14/11

American Girl Fashion Show

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware Presents the American Girl Fashion Show
Saturday, March 12th at 10am, 2pm, and 6pm, and Sunday, March 13, 2011 at noon and 4pm.
Ticket price - $35 per person, includes a meal, American Girl goodie bag for children, program book for adults and door prizes.
All proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware.
3/12/11 - 3/12/11

St. Patty's Day Parade After Party at Union City Grille

St. Patty's Day parade after party - free hor's - start time - 12:00 Come see John and Jen
3.12 St. Patty's Day parade and loop - opening early with free hor's and Baileys, beer and Bushmill specials
3/14/11 - 3/14/11


Berlioz “Symphonie Fantastique;” Debussy “Danses.” Featuring harp soloist Janet Witman. Conducted by Dr. Timothy Schwarz.
3/14/11 - 3/14/11

SPCA & Irish Eyes Parade

March 13th-Sunday
SPCA & Irish Eyes Parade
105 Union Street
For more Info: 684.8889
3/14/11 - 3/14/11

Wilmington Cmty Orchestra: Dreams or Nightmares

March 13, 2011—3pm Berlioz “Symphonie Fantastique;” Debussy “Danses.” Featuring harp soloist Janet Witman. $10 adults, $5 seniors & students
* 3/14/11 - 4/4/11

School Library Journal's 'Battle of the kids' Books'

School Library Journal’s third annual “Battle of the Kids’ Books” begins on Monday, March 14, with a scorching competition that pits 16 of last year’s best books for young people against each other. A brilliant array of top-notch authors, like Richard Peck, Karen Hesse, and R.L. Stine, will bring their A-game expertise in children's and young adult literature—and over the next few weeks, they’ll read and eliminate books as they get closer to the grand prize. What makes this contest fun and unique is that you’ll hear directly from the 15 judges in their blog posts about why they decided to keep or get rid of certain books. The winner will be chosen by our final judge, Newbery medalist Richard Peck, and announced on Monday, April 4

For a complete list of judges and the books they’ve been assigned, and to follow the action of this winner-takes-all contest, visit

SLJ's Battle of the Kids’ Books contest is the brainchild of three educators: Monica Edinger and Roxanne Feldman of the Dalton School in New York City and Jonathan Hunt, a school librarian in Modesto, CA. The competition was inspired by the Morning News’ Tournament of Books, an annual competition featuring the previous year’s best novels for adults.

This year’s contest is sponsored by HarperCollins Children's Books and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

ABOUT SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL School Library Journal is the most influential publication serving the largest market for new children's and young adult books and is the only full-service publication serving the youth and school library market. It reaches over 35,000 elementary, middle/junior, and senior high school librarians and youth service librarians in public libraries. SLJ educates its readers to become leaders in technology, reading, and information literacy. It is part of Media Source, Inc. whose publications include The Horn Book Magazine and Library Journal.

New York, New York
Wendy Jones
3/14/11 - 3/20/11

MOVE IT! MS Awareness Week March 14th -20 th Join the Movement to End MS

Delaware – Every hour, an American is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease of the central nervous system for which there is no cure. Multiple sclerosis interrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body and stops people from moving. For some, this means living with unpredictable symptoms that can come and go, such as numbness and blurred vision.

MS Awareness Week takes place March 14-20th, and the Delaware Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society urges you to help raise awareness in support of the 1,500 Delawareans living with this unpredictable disease. Below is a list of planned events and other ways to get involved.

Monday 03.14.11
7am - 9 am: Movement event outside of Wilmington’s Central YMCA
Join us as we kick-off MS Awareness Week with a movement demonstration.

All Day: Buffalo Wild Wings - Newark-Elkton Road and Limestone Road
Proceeds donated to the MS Society with coupon downloaded at

Contact: Holly Maddams, Development Director
Stephanie Fitzpatrick, PR Coordinator
(302) 655-5610
3/16/11 - 3/16/11

SPCA Vaccination Clinic

March 16th-Wednesday
SPCA Vaccination Clinic
Millsboro Fire Department
109 E. State Street
For more info: 302.856.6361

WWB Manager Your Time and Align Priorities Seminar

Attend this seminar to not only understand the importance of defining priorities, but how to utilize your time management tools efficiently to make your days even more productive!
3/18/11 - 3/18/11

Mocha, Music & More

Friends of Newark hosts its monthly Mocha, Music &More coffee house event. This free event will be from 7-9 p.m. at Central Perk (42 E. Main Street), featuring Trans Canal Writers & music by Mike Casteel & Brene Wilson.
3/18/11 - 3/18/11

St. Patrick's Day Dinner at the Newark VFW Post 475

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

The Newark VFW Post 475 (located behind Newark City Building) is having it’s Annual St.Patrick’s Day Dinner Friday, March 18th, from 4 to 8 pm.

Menu Includes:
Ham or Corned Beef and Cabbage
Potatoes, Green Beans
Corn Bread and Desert

$1 draft Beer from 4 to 6pm
$8.00 per person

Come out and bring the Gang.
Call (302)366=8438 for table reservations
All proceeds benefit Delaware Veterans
Sponsored by the Post 475 Ladies Auxiliary
3/19/11 - 3/19/11

MASTER CLASS: Lotus Cheng, piano

Free and open to public observation!
3/19/11 - 3/19/11


On Saturday, March 19, 2011 EFD will host its 25th Annual Gala Auction. The event will take place at the The D at Deerfield in Newark from 6:00 - 11:00PM. Join us for a fun filled evening hosted by Mario Rocco, Delaware’s Favorite Master of Ceremonies, with music by the popular band Heavenly Hash, plus dining, dancing and silent and live auctions. The cost of tickets is $85 per person. For reservations please call 302/999-9313 or toll free from Kent & Sussex counties at 800/422-3653.

Proceeds from this event will be used to support and expand our programs in including our "Be Seizure Smart for Teens" Program for high school students state-wide and our "Seizure Recognition & Management" Program for school & early learning faculties state-wide.

Where: The D in Deerfield
Location: Newark, DE
Time: 6:00-11:00PM
Contact: Debbie Dempsey
Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware
240 N. James St., Suite 208
Newport, DE 19804
302/999-9313 Fax: 302/999-9763
3/19/11 - 3/19/11

After the Quake Gospel Extravaganza

Local Church Reaches Out to Help Haitians
“After the Quake” Through Anniversary Gospel Performance.

Bishop S. Todd Townsend of the Resurrection Center (RC) and congregates will be celebrating 119 years and invite the community to join them for “After the Quake” fundraising gospel extravaganza
March 19, 2011 - 4:00 PM
Info, tickets, artists – call 302-981-7157

DCBVI Pedestrian Safety Workshop

Attention all Delaware pedestrians! Join the Delaware Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired on Saturday, March 19 from 10 AM to 12 Noon for an update on DELDOT pedestrian projects. Location: Main Towers Community Room, 330 E Main treet, Newark.
3/19/11 - 3/19/11

SPCA Adoption Event

March 19th-Saturday
SPCA Adoption Event
Rehoboth Concord Pet
Route 1 behind the SeaShell Shop
For more info: 226.2300
3/19/11 - 3/19/11

Story Time and Fun

The programs are 12pm to 1pm and 1 pm to 2 pm. Bring your child to hear “The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush” and make a craft. Admission is $4.00 for kids (2 and under free), $1 for parents and those not participating. You must register prior.
3/19/11 - 3/19/11

"Dine In for Charity" at Union City Grille

3.19 "Dine in for charity" with guest bartender Joe Westcott & Josh Wheeler 7-9. 50/50, raffle items, NCAA games on all screens and 12% of the proceeds will be donated to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
3/19/11 - 3/19/11

American Heart Assosiation: Kent and Sussex Southern Delaware Heart and Stroke Gala

The 2011 Kent and Sussex Southern Delaware Heart and Stroke Gala will be held on Saturday, March 19 from 8:00PM to 1:00AM at the Sheraton Dover Hotel. This year’s theme is “An Evening in Oz”. It is an engaging evening of delight held each year to raise funds to benefit the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. Festivities include continuous musical entertainment - in the main ballroom by Mike Hines and The Look and in the atrium by Sol Knopf. Other fun events during the evening will be casino games and live and silent auctions, highlighted by the auction of a signed print by widelyrenowned artist Andrew Wyeth. Throughout the evening guests will enjoy tasty French-influenced Southern dishes prepared by the Sheraton’s culinary staff.

Ticket prices are $89.00 in advance and $125.00 at the door. A special overnight package is being offered by the Sheraton for gala- goers: $89.00, standard room rate including breakfast for two at Chops Grille. This offer is valid for the night of March 19th, 2011 only. Call (302) 734-0907 for reservations.

To find out more about sponsorship or to volunteer - contact Karen Gritton, Special Events Director at or by phone at (302) 286-5705 or visit the website at . You may also contact the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Delaware office toll free at (877) 750-4276.
3/20/11 - 3/20/11

Servants at Rockwood

Sarah Valentine will protray Sarah Maguire, one of Rockwood's housekeepers. 2:00-3:00pm
3/21/11 - 3/21/11

King of Prussia Job fair !! Looking for a better career, reentering the workforce or are you just starting your career? Don’t miss the opportunity to meet face to face with top notch employers! This free job fair is on Monday, March 21 from 11am to 2pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Valley Forge on 260 Mall Blvd. Prepare for success - be sure to wear proper business attire, bring at least 20 copies of your resume, and arrive with a positive attitude. See you on Monday, March 21 from 11am to 2pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Valley Forge on 260 Mall Blvd. For more information on this job fair or to search local jobs visit!
3/21/11 - 3/16/11



Brief remarks...then lots to talk about

5:30 TO 7:00 p.m.
Pizza by Elizabeths
3801 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE
Light refreshments will be served
MARCH 21: "Great Dames" Sharon & Heather Hake
Mother/daughter business team

April 25: Annie Coons and Tracey Carney
New wives in Washington

May 16: Lillian Lowery and Dori Jacobson
Education reform in Delaware

Come for One Evening or All Three!
$30 per evening or $60 for the series (Buy two get one free!)
For information and tickets, please contact
Delaware Girls Initiative
or go to
Sponsored by: Pettinaro Residential, Delaware Today, and The News Journal
3/22/11 - 3/23/11

Attorney General’s housing workshops

Homeowners worried about missing a mortgage payment, facing foreclosure or fraud should attend statewide housing workshops. March 22 3 – 7 p.m., Milford Senior Center March 23, 1 – 7 p.m., Chase Center on the Riverfront
3/24/11 - 3/24/11

Queens of the Stone Age at The Electric Factory

Electric Factory is proud to present Queens of the Stone Age in concert on Thursday, March 24th at 8:30PM.
The legendary rock group will perform at Electric Factory located at 421 N. 7th Street Philadelphia, PA.

Tickets are $29.50 General Admission, $31 Day of Show and will be available this Saturday, February 19th @ 12PM at, Ticketmaster, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and The Electric Factory Box Office located at 421 N. 7th Street, Mon – Sat 12PM –6PM.
3/25/11 - 3/26/11

62nd Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show

62nd Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show on March 25 -26, 2011

The 62nd Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show will be held at Chadds Ford Elementary School on March 25th from 7:00 to 10:00pm and March 26th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The show features works by over 70 local and regional professional artists in an array of mediums to satisfy every taste and budget. Raffles feature artwork by local artists including the Wyeth family. Admission is FREE. All proceeds benefit educational programs at Chadds Ford Elementary School. For more information please visit or call (610) 388-1112.
3/26/11 - 3/26/11

Archmere Academy Garage Sale

Featuring furniture, housewares, collectibles, clothing, toys, books, children's apparel and more!
3/26/11 - 3/26/11

Pennsylvania Symphonic Wind Band

Performing at the University and Whist Club 7:30pm. Cost-$20pp with optional gourmet 3-course dinner available for an add. $35pp, seating at 5:30pm. The event is open to the public, reservations req. Please contact 658-5125 for more information.
3/26/11 - 3/26/11

All Day Scrapbooking

Come spend the day scrapbooking with us. Ample crop space from 10AM to 10PM, muffins and/or donuts & coffee for breakfast, excellent catered lunch and dinner and thank you gifts. Classes, raffles and loads of fun.
3/26/11 - 3/26/11

SPCA BlackJack & Poker Fundraiser

March 26th-Saturday
SPCA BlackJack & Poker Fundraiser
Rt 1 between QVC Outlet & Giant
For more info: 227.3760
3/26/11 - 3/26/11

Richardson Park Jr. High School All Class Reunion

tickets price $35 per person. Includes buffet dinner, beer/wine/soda and entertainment. make check out to Helen Sobkow, treasurer (put RPS reunion on notation line). mail to Chris Ruff Schnatterer, 8 Wink Dr, Newark, DE 19702
3/26/11 - 3/26/11

When You Have A Dream - Inspirational Stage Play

Don’t miss the inspirational stage play production of “When You Have A Dream " Three Women. Three Journeys.One Destination. To become a vendor/sponsor or purchase tickets, call 302-399-6477. or visit
* 3/27/11 - 4/30/11

Softball signups

Still roster openings for girls, ages 5-7! Great time to introduce your daughter to softball! Questions? Give Joe a call at 302-588-8093
3/27/11 - 3/27/11

The Citizen's Bank 5k

The Citizens Bank 5K begins at 8:30 AM on Sunday March 27th. Registration may be done online at or at packet pickup at Delaware Running Company on Thurs, March 24 through Sat, March 26 (see website for specific hours). Entry fee is $25 and includes tech tee shirt for first 200 registered.
3/29/11 - 3/29/11


3/30/11 - 3/30/11

Kean University Concert Series

DE Statewide Programs for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind presents PROJECT REACH: The Kean University Concert for the Deaf. Bringing varied musical experiences, emphasizing the auditory, tactile, and visual modalities, to children with hearing loss.
To contact call: 302-454-2301
3/30/11 - 3/30/11

Bruce Anthony performing at Homegrown Cafe

Wednesday March 30
Bruce Anthony - Soul/Jazz/Blues/Funk

Hours of operation
Mon - Fri
11 am - 1 am
10 am - 1 am
10 am - midnight

Home Grown Cafe is an independently owned, award winning restaurant in the heart of downtown Newark, A large focus is placed on fresh local ingredients and internationally inspired menu items. Home Grown is known for its eclectic beer, wine and cocktail selection, unique decor, and a knowledgeable as well as friendly staff.

No cover charged

Music and events for March 2011
All music is 10 PM to 12:45 AM unless noted otherwise.
3/31/11 - 3/31/11


Seaford Moose Family Center #1728, 22759 Bridgeville Highway, Seaford, DE 19973 DOOR OPEN at 6pm Game Starts at 7pm Door Prizes, 50/50, Raffle, Refreshments, and Vendors Present Tickets $25 Contact Carol (302)745-4570 for $20 Advanced Tickets
Extended Events
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1/1/70 - 10/25/11
3/3/10 - 3/5/12
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1/20/11 - 4/30/11
2/12/11 - 12/12/11
2/13/11 - 11/13/11
3/12/11 - 7/22/12
3/14/11 - 4/4/11
3/27/11 - 4/30/11