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...]

Take a Kid Fishing! Days at DE State Parks

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Got a budding fisherman, aged 6-15? Thanks to DNREC's Aquatic Resource Education Center and Delaware State Parks, your child and a parent/guardian can cast a line for free (park admission not included) on Take a Kid Fishing! days. Take a Kid Fishing! days feature activity stations and prizes, and fishing equipment is provided as staff teach fundamental fishing skills and … [Read more...]

Mirror Mirror Valentine’s Day Cards

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  Need a few last-minute Valentine's Day cards or just like to be a little ahead of the curve? Click here for 8 different designs from the new movie Mirror Mirror ;-) One of the most beloved stories of all time is coming to life in the motion picture event, Mirror Mirror. A fresh and funny retelling of the Snow White legend, Mirror Mirror features breakout star … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

What’s Cooking with Williams-Sonoma in January

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Lots of good stuff happening at Williams-Sonoma in the New Year! Glancing at the calendar, here are some of my faves: Winter Dinner Inspiration Jan 4 Hot Sandwiches for Cold Days Jan 7 Meatless Mains Jan 12 Juicing for Good Health Jan 13 Better for You Breakfasts Jan 21 Bowl Game Favorites Jan 28 Simplifying Cooking Prep Jan 29 There are also hands-on technique … [Read more...]

FREE Christmas Movies on the Big Screen!

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Christmas movies are one of my favorite celebrations of the season! Movies for Saturday December 3rd-- At Theatre N in downtown Wilmington, FREE showing of: A Charlie Brown Christmas How the Grinch Stole Christmas Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Begins at 11:00 am (recommended that you arrive by 10:30 if you haven't reserved seats) At Newark Cinema 3 on Main … [Read more...]