Crazy Costume Dash at Lums Pond State Park

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The Crazy Costume Dash takes place this Saturday, October 11th at Lums Pond State Park to support the Children in Nature initiative! This all-ages, all-abilities fun run/walk includes a one-miler just for kids and a 5K. Certificates will be awarded for best children’s costume, best adult’s costume and best team costume. There's a good chance I'll rock this running costume … [Read more...]

Wilmington Drama League Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

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  All photos credit: Jonathan Ripsom Photography   With this production I wanted to take it outside of the traditional passion play aspect and delve into the class struggles that exist in today's society. What if someone like Jesus came today? How would we react? That's what I wanted to explore. And in today's world it really is the homeless vs. the new order of … [Read more...]

Krispy Kreme Opening in New Castle; How to Win Free Doughnuts for a Year

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It's back! It's been years since Krispy Kreme on Concord Pike turned out the Hot Light, but on July 1st at 6:00 it's shining bright again. The new location will be in New Castle at 114 N. DuPont Highway, in front of the New Castle Farmers Market. It'll have a full-service 24 hour drive-thru with outdoor seating and free Wi-Fi. Look forward to more than 15 varieties of … [Read more...]

Free Delaware Tax Prep

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  Looking for free Delaware tax prep? MyFreeTaxesDE is a web-based state and federal tax preparation program that's secure and fill-in-the-blanks easy. It's being offered for free to taxpayers with household income at or below $58,000 by $tand By Me®, United Way of Delaware & Goodwill of Delaware. If you need help, MyFreeTaxesDE provides free assistance through a … [Read more...]

¡Olé Tapas! Restaurant Review

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    So, being in high school, we had finals a couple weeks ago to end the year. One of the days, I didn't have any finals so Mom and I went out to lunch at Olé Tapas. I've never had real authentic Spanish food, so I didn't know the meal I was about to have was going to be the bee's knees. Tapas are small dishes popular in Spain meant to be shared in a group. … [Read more...]

Apple Camp Now Open!

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  Sign your kids up for Apple movie camp! This camp is FREE and fun for kids ages 8-12. (Confession: I don't do any of my own video, my kids do using the skills they've learned at previous Apple camps.) Camps happen nationwide. At the Christiana Mall, camp sessions start the week of July 15th and run through the week of July 31st. Think fast! First come first serve … [Read more...]

Into the Woods at Wilmington Drama League

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      Into the woods you go again, you have to every now and then. Into the woods, No telling when, Be ready for the journey.   When I was in high school back in 199(cough mumble), Salesianum put on a production of Into the Woods. I worked after school a couple days a week so I couldn't be in it, but many of my friends were. I sat … [Read more...]

White Clay Creek Fest!

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  Where: White Clay Creek State Park; the picnic grove in Carpenter Recreation Area off 896 When: May 5th, 12-4pm   (Rain date 5/6) What: Creek Fest + pre-fest hike Start out with a hike to the Arc Corner Memorial and learn some history about the site, then have fun at the fest, which has food, music, vendors, and (maybe) water ice! :P 11:00am Arc Corner Hike … [Read more...]