Firefly Music Festival!!!

firefly music festival

  Where: Dover, DE (and other East Coast cities) When: July 20-22, 2012 What: The biggest music festival ever to be in Delaware. This three day event has over 40 acts, including The Black Keys, Jack White and The Killers as headliners. Also performing will be...(drumroll please..) ahhem. CAKE, OK GO, THE WALLFLOWERS, THE FLAMING LIPS, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, JOHN … [Read more...]

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Dinner Fundraiser at Concord High School

Bye Bye Birdie Concord High

  What: Concord Players’ dinner fundraiser + musical production Bye Bye Birdie When: Dinner at 5 pm (April 27th & 28th only),  show at 7 pm (April 26th, 27th & 28th) Where: Pre-show “Stage Door Canteen” is in the Concord High School cafeteria. The Concord High School theater is located at 2501 Ebright Road in North Wilmington. Why: Support the arts in … [Read more...]

Upcoming Consignment Sales (March 2012)

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3/16 - 3/18 9am - 2pm Harford/Cecil County Wee-cycle Mart Kids Consignment Sale Perryville Outlet Center, 85 Heather Lane, Perryville, MD Cash and Credit Cards accepted (no Amex or Debit cards) www.wee-cyclemart.com Facebook:  Wee-cycle Mart Children's Consignment Sales In Maryland 3/17 8am-noon Moms Club of Middletown's Fall Resale Fundraiser Alfred G Waters Middle … [Read more...]

‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Mount Pleasant High School

Beauty and the Beast

When: Thursday March 15th 7:00 pm Friday March 16th 7:00 pm Saturday March 17th 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Where: Mount Pleasant High School, 5201 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE 19809 What: A tale as old as time :) Did you get to see Beauty and the Beast in 3D? (We didn't... just ran out of time.) Did you see Mount Pleasant's production of Les Misérables last … [Read more...]

Attention Bird Lovers and Citizen Scientists: Delaware Breeding Bird Atlas

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What follows is a press release I got in an email. This is a great way to get your kids listening and in touch with nature, while helping researchers collect data about our local wildlife! Have you ever watched a pair of robins build a nest, lay some bright turquoise eggs and then raise a family of four hungry mouths? Have you ever heard a pair of great horned owls outside … [Read more...]

Plant a Tree for Your Valentine

tree farm

  Show them how your love can grow! Order a bare root tree from the Delaware Center for Horticulture. Last day for orders is February 17, and the trees (measuring 6 – 12 feet tall, but light enough for a child to carry) can be picked up at TheDCH in Wilmington on March 21st or March 22nd, between 9am and 5pm. Must be pre-paid. A free Planting & Caring for Bare … [Read more...]

Get Yer Pirate On at Delaware Art Museum

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Last minute parents' night out idea! Pirate party at Delaware Art Museum: Friday February 10th from 8-11pm $5 tickets pirate themed photo ops (props provided or come in costume) DJ, dancing free wine tastings beer, wine, cocktails $1-$4 Tickets can be purchased in advance on the DE Art Museum Art is Social Fb page. Members admitted free. … [Read more...]

Year of the Dragon: Chinese New Year at DE Art Museum

year of the dragon

Come celebrate Chinese New Year: the Year of the Dragon! Saturday, January 28th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm FREE sixth annual Chinese New Year Celebration at the Delaware Art Museum! Includes: traditional Chinese art activities artist demonstrations dragon art scavenger hunt dragon dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk Dance … [Read more...]