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Apr 5

Garden Insider Walk

11:30 am, Winterthur Museum

11:30 am on Wednesdays from April to October (except August) in the Brown Horticulture Learning Center. Members free. Included with admission. Walks last 45-60 minutes. No reservations necessary. Dress for the weather and wear walking shoes. April 5: Color in the Early Spring Garden Take an early spring walk through the Winterhazel Garden with horticulturist Michelle Stapleford. Discover the beauty of cool, yellow-green winterhazels mixed with the warm lavender of early rhododendrons – a striking color combination that was among…

Apr 5

Youth Performing Arts: Acting for TV and Film

4:30 pm, George Wilson Community Center

Has your child ever wanted to be on TV or in the Movies? This acting class is the chance for their starring moment. Acting students ages 9 - 15 will work together as a team on different projects such as developing an acting script, a comedy show, a music video, a game show, a commercial, or a short movie and then cast and direct the actors, as well as learn camera techniques to film their productions. Acting students will observe…

Apr 6

New! Story Time in Enchanted Woods at Winterthur

10:30 am, Winterthur Museum

On the first and third Thursdays of the month, April–October, 10:30 am April 6, 2017: Spring Walk by Virginia Snow April 20, 2017: Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner May 4, 2017: Planting the Wild Garden by Kathryn Galbraith May 18, 2017: Whose Nest? By Victoria Cochrane and Guy Troughton Come share the joy of reading while cultivating an interest and appreciation for nature. Children can enjoy nature-based stories surrounded by the beauty of…

Apr 7

Youth Performing Arts-Curtain's Going Up

4:30 pm, George Wilson Community Center

The curtain’s going up on our popular acting class as our young actors, ages 7 - 14, learn the acting skills & techniques needed to give a polished stage performance. Students learn stage movement, stage direction, vocalization, auditioning techniques, stage terminology, improvisation, character development, stage make-up, costuming, blocking, cold readings, awareness, trust, and many other theatre skills. Our acting students will develop a confident stage presence and have fun as they work towards a final scripted stage performance for family…

Apr 8

Director's Garden Walks at Winterthur

1:00 pm, Winterthur Museum

Walks are on the second Saturday of each month, year -round at 1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted). Formerly known as the Second Saturdays Garden Walk, these walks are on the second Saturday of each month, year-round at 1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted). All walks begin and end at the Visitor Center and are free for Members and included with admission. Join Winterthur’s Director of Garden & Estate Chris Strand on a special walk highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of…

Apr 10

Willey Farms and Brandywine Valley SPCA Comfort Campaign

8:00 am, Willey Farms

Willey Farms Country Market and Garden Center in Townsend has teamed with the Brandywine Valley SPCA to benefit their Spay & Neuter Program by taking donations of old/used linens. These linens will be used to keep the animals comfortable as they go through the spay & neuter process. Blankets, sheets, towels and comforters will be accepted at the Willey Farms drop off location through the end of April and there will be lots of SPCA information available for those who…

Apr 11

Historical Journeys at Winterthur

1:00 pm, Winterthur Museum

Second Tuesday of each month, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm April 11, 2017 May 9, 2017 Individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia are invited to participate in this interactive program the second Tuesday of each month, which will include thematic tours of the museum collection and lots of conversation. Please register by calling the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 800.272.3900.

Apr 21

Inaugural Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival to be held Earth Day Weekend

Prince Theater

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival is proud to announce the full film line-up for the inaugural Festival, which launches Earth Day weekend at the historic Prince Theater in Downtown Philadelphia. Opening on April 21st with Fisher Stevens’ Before the Flood and closing on April 23rd with James Cameron’s Avatar, the Festival will showcase dozens of new shorts and features from international and domestic filmmakers on the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, Earth Day weekend. The Philadelphia Environmental…

Apr 23

Ride Out for The Unique

11:00 am, Smyrna Rest Area

Spreading awareness and giving these unique children an opportunity to be involved in society. Raising money to implement programs for them and their peers. Having young ladies to mentor the children while gaining life skills. Help Us Help Them! The Bike Run begins 11:30am for registration, and kickstands up at 12:30pm. 5500 Dupont Parkway, Smyrna, De (Smyrna Rest Area) and ends at Celebration on Market 340 S. Market St Wilmington, DE If you would like to participate in the run,…

Apr 24

Wilmington Library Used Book Sale

9:30 am, Wilmington Public Library

The Wilmington Library Used Book Sale returns this April at the Wilmington Library on Rodney square on April 24, 25, 26, from 9:30am  - 7:30pm. Thousands of books will be for sale. Prices range from .50 cants and up; most items are priced at $1 or $2 per item. The books are sorted into categories and are both hard and soft covers. Many of the books are from private donations. We have a large assortment of books on fiction as well…