Take a Kid Fishing! Free-Admission Fishing Days

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From the DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control: Do you know a child or young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and trying to catch a fish? The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife’s “Take a Kid Fishing!” program offers five upcoming summer dates when budding anglers age 6 through 15 and a parent/guardian are invited to come out and learn … [Read more...]

Where to Get Free Donuts on National Donut Day

Where to Get Free Donuts for Donut Day

National Donut Day 2015 is Friday, June 6th! During World War I, approximately 250 Salvation Army volunteers assisted American soldiers in France, where rations were slim and the volunteers gave out coffee and donuts as a way to promote cheer and serve as a reminder of home. National Donut Day, held every year on the first Friday in June, was established by The Salvation … [Read more...]

$3 Movies: Summer Kids Camp at Penn Cinema

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Every Wednesday 10am throughout the summer at Penn Cinema, at the Wilmington Riverfront. Buy tickets online here. June 3 Mr. Peabody & Sherman June 10 Night at the Museum 3 June 17 The LEGO Movie June 24 Planes: Fire & Rescue July 1 Penguins of Madagascar July 8 Despicable Me July 15 How To Train Your Dragon 2 July 22 Muppets Most Wanted July … [Read more...]

Theater Arts Workshops for Kids and Teens at Delaware Children’s Theater

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Summer theater workshops for kids and teens— perfect, of course, for kids who are interested in becoming involved in the theater, but also excellent for those who want to refine their public speaking, boost confidence or just have some creative fun! DCT Children's Theatre Arts Workshop Ages 6-12 Whether your child wants to learn to act, build confidence or just have fun, … [Read more...]

Volunteer at the DuPont Nature Center

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DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve is seeking volunteers for its 2015 season. Two volunteer training days will be held at the center: Wednesday, April 8th 6:00 - 8:30 pm Saturday, April 25th 1:00 - 4 pm Learn about spawning horseshoe crabs, migratory shorebirds, fish and shellfish to better educate visitors about DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center … [Read more...]

Delaware Venture Outdoors Fest

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LOVE THIS. Get outside, Delaware! Venture Outdoors Fest is an event that takes place twice annually at different State Parks around the state of Delaware. DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that registration is open for “Venture Outdoors Fest.” At Lums Pond State Park, from Friday, May 15 – Sunday, May 17, “Venture Outdoors Fest” will showcase the … [Read more...]

Newark Delaware Egg Hunt 2015

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This year's Newark Delaware egg hunt takes place on Saturday, March 28th at the White Clay Creek State Park Carpenter Recreation Area (880 New London Road). For toddlers through 9 years old: hunts are held according to age, with toddlers & 2 year olds as well as 2 & 4 year olds starting at 10am, and 5 & 6 year olds and 7 through 9 year olds starting at … [Read more...]

Delaware’s Efforts Against Climate Change

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According to a 2014 survey: 79% of Delawareans are convinced climate change is happening now. 76 percent think immediate action should be taken to reduce the impact of climate change. 65 percent believe they can personally take action to reduce climate change. Climate change already is impacting Delaware, bringing higher temperatures, rising sea levels and increasing … [Read more...]