|May 20 - June 14
||Delaware Farm Service Agency
Delaware Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Robert E. Walls, announced today that the Delaware FSA will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up beginning May 20 and ending on June 14.
For more information on CRP and other FSA programs, visit your local FSA county office or www.fsa.usda.gov
|May 25 - May 26
||Bowers Beach Maritime Museum
Time: 10am Saturday to 3pm Sunday May 25th-26th
Location: Bowers Beach, DE
Description: Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash
Family friendly pirate festival, period reenactors and vendors, music by Pirates for Sail and Salty Dogs. Costume contests, food and activities for children. Boat rides on the Captain's Lady.
Proceeds Benefit: Bowers Beach Maritime Museum & Bowers Fire Co.
For more information contact: Judy 302-335-1556 or visit bowersbeachmaritimemuseum/facebook
|May 31 - May 31
||Delaware Tech--Owens Campus
Nominations are currently being accepted for outstanding women to be recognized at the 2014 Women’s Day Celebration presented by Delaware Technical Community College and the Jack F. Owens Campus (Georgetown) Alumni Association. The closing date for nominations is Friday, May 31, 2013. To be eligible for nomination a woman must be age 18 or older and either a resident of Sussex County or the state of Delaware for at least five years or a non-Delaware resident whose employment or volunteer work impacted Delawareans for at least five years. Honorees are selected based on their professional or career achievements, leadership and vision, service to the community, impact on Sussex County and/or the state of Delaware, and personal and/or professional obstacles overcome. Eligible candidates should demonstrate exemplary accomplishments related to one or more of these areas: arts, business, community service, education, law, medicine, and public service.
For more information, call Alison Buckley, Owens Campus alumni coordinator, at 302-855-1607 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
|May 31 - May 31
||Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary-Spring Fling
Get your tickets to Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary’s “Cause 4 Paws Spring Fling” at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club, May 31, 6 pm to midnight. Enjoy dinner, dancing with the Funsters, and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $100 each, available at Bin 66, CAMP Rehoboth, or email Bahrain@mchsi.com. Seating is limited so get your tickets today!
|May 31 - June 2
||Bayside Quilters of the Eastern Shore
Time: Fri & Sat 10-5:00 Sun 11:00-3:00
Location: Oxford MD Community Center and St Paul's church 225 Morris St., Oxford MD
Description: Quilting Event: “A Quilted Garden” Quilt Show in Oxford, MD
Bayside Quilters of the Eastern Shore Guild will host its second quilt show, “A Quilted Garden,” in tandem with the Oxford Garden Club’s Secret Gardens of Oxford Tour. The quilt show will be a three-day event running from Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2. The show will be held at two locations: the Oxford Community Center and St. Paul’s Church from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. There will be classes taught by National Quilt Artist Gyleen Fitzgerald as well as demos, exhibits, a boutique and appraisals.
Bayside Quilters is a quilt guild with about 180 members who meet the second Wednesday of each month at the Easton Fire House in Easton. The guild's members are committed to the creation, study and sharing of quilts as well as quilt making. Outreach programs are an important part of the guild’s activities. Talbot Hospice, Marine Mom's-Bethesda, 4H Hearts and Hands, Bear Hugs for Babies, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul are just a few of the 22 organizations that have received donated quilts, pillows, receiving blankets and other items of comfort from the guild.
All of the quilts displayed at the show are ones that were made by members of the Bayside Quilters Guild. Some of the quilts and quilted items will be for sale to the public during the show.
Members of the Quilt Guild have asked Oxford residents to display quilts of all kinds over porch railings and fences during the weekend, providing a splash of color and promoting the beauty of Oxford.
For more information about the quilt show go to www.baysidequilters.com.
Bayside Quilters of the Eastern Shore, Inc. is a nonprofit organization
Also on the same weekend:
The Secret Gardens of Oxford Tour features eight beautiful gardens in Oxford on June 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., sponsored by the Oxford Garden Club. Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 the day of the tour in Oxford Town Park. For more information, call 410-226-0222.
May 31-June 2 – Quilting Event “A Quilted Garden” – OCC and St. Paul’s Church, Oxford.
For more information contact: baysidequilters.com
|May 31 - May 31
||Worcester County Arts Camp
The Worcester County Arts Council is now accepting registrations for the annual Summer Arts Camp for children to be held June 17 through June 21, 2013 at Berlin Intermediate School. This camp is designed for students entering 3rd through 8th grades in fall 2013. The cost is $95.00 for the week long camp which is held from 9 am to 2:30 pm. Bus transportation from Pocomoke and Snow Hill for an additional $15.00 for the week will be offered. Registration form, including selection of art workshops offered this year, is available on the website www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org and the Arts Council’s office located at 6 Jefferson Street in Berlin. Deadline for registration is May 31.
|June 1 - June 1
||PurpleStride Delaware 5k Walk/Run
Time: Registration: 8:30AM; 5K Begins 10AM; Closing 11:30AM
Location: Dravo Plaza at Riverfront Wilmington
Description: Walk or run a 5k course at Dravo Plaza at Riverfront Wilmington! Enjoy music, food, kids' activities and awards, all while raising awareness of pancreatic cancer.
Choose a timed race, run for fun, or enjoy the family-friendly walk. Form a team to raise funds. Honor a loved one.
Proceeds Benefit: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
For more information contact: Amanda Hapgood at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit purplestride.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1051828
|June 2 - June 4
||Les Miserables Auditions
The Possum Point Players will present the award winning musical Les Miserables in October, Auditions for Les Misérables will be held on June 2, 3, and 4 at 7 PM at Possum Hall. Those auditioning should bring a prepared vocal selection and there may be some limited dance movement required, so please dress comfortably. If someone cannot make those dates, has any questions, or wishes to volunteer in a backstage capacity, please call director Kenney Workman at 302-245-2755.
|June 5 - June 5
||Beebe's Classic at Baywood Greens
The eighth annual “Classic at Baywood Greens” is scheduled to take place Wednesday, June 5, at the championship golf course of Baywood Greens, seven miles west of Route 1 on John J. Williams Highway.
This popular event raises funds for the Robert & Eolyne Tunnell Cancer Center of Beebe Medical Center, furthering the Cancer Center’s mission of providing hope and wellness to its patients. Last year’s tournament raised $30,000. Individual player fees are $175 and foursomes are $700. Entry fees include the greens fee, warm-up, contests, a golf cart, GPS, breakfast, lunch, on-course refreshments, thank-you gift, door prizes and awards. To register for the tournament, or for sponsorship information, please contact Drew Walls, (302) 644-9936, or Beth Salaman, Beebe Medical Foundation Event Coordinator (302) 644-2951 ext. 16.
|June 8 - June 8
||Indian River Bingo!
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Indian River Vol. Fire Company, Station One, in Oak Orchard is having a Longaberger and Vera Bradley Bingo on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served, along with a Chinese Auction. Tickets are $20 in advance (includes chance to win an Early Bird prize) and $25 at the door. For more information, please contact (302) 945-8430.
|June 9 - June 13
||15th Annual Chautauqua Tent Show--Lewes
Mankind’s age-old quest to understand the air and space and to travel through them will be brought to life during “America Takes Flight,” a Chautauqua [chu taw kwa] tent show that will take place from June 9th to 13th in historic Lewes. The program will feature historical re-enactors portraying Amelia Earhart on June 9th; the Italian astronomer Galileo on June 10th; Bessie Coleman, the first African-American female pilot on June 12th; and Charles Lindbergh on June 13th.
Admission is free and open to the public. For additional information, call the Zwaanendael Museum at area code 302-645-1148.
|June 14 - June 14
||Dover Mile--Flag Day Event
Do you have what it takes to conquer the Dover Mile? The fastest one-mile race in Delaware, the Dover Mile, returns to Flag Day on Friday, June 14. This one-mile event features a Masters and Sub Masters Run that is flat, fast and is USATF Certified. There is also a walk, a competitive walk and a fun run for all to enjoy! This rain or shine event begins with registration in front of Smithers Restaurant on South State Street and Loockerman Street at 5:00 p.m. The individual pre-registration is just $15 ($20 day of the event); a family of 3 is only $25 ($30 the day of the event); and a family of 4 or more pay just $30 to register ($35 day of the event). Entry forms are available from any Colonial Rotary member, by e-mail at Races4u@TriSportsEvents.Com or on-line at TriSportsEvents.com Sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting any member of Colonial Rotary.
|June 14 - June 23
||Possum Point Players Show
The Possum Point Players present their June mystery, Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" will be their Dinner Theater offering. Directed by Titia Halfen, ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one, they are accused of murder. "And Then There Were None" will be presented on June 14, 15, 21 and 22; with Dinner at 6 PM and Show at 7:30 PM; and on June 16 and 23; with Dinner at 12:30 PM and Show at 2 PM. Tickets are $45 for Dinner and Show or $20 for Show Only. See the Possum Website for more details possumpointplayers.org or call the Possum Ticketline at (302) 856-4560.
|June 16 - June 16
||Indian River Father's Day Buffet
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Indian River Vol. Fire Co. is having an all-you-can eat Buffet Style Breakfast and Bake Sale on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, 2013, from 7:30-11:00 a.m. at their Main Station in Oak Orchard. Adults $8 per person; children 5-12, $4 each, and under 5, free of charge.
|June 17 - June 21
||Harrington Parks and Rec-Soccer Camp
Harrington Parks & Recreation will host a British Soccer Camp! Camp will be held June 17th-21st at the soccer fields at St. Bernadette’s. Camp fee includes a FREE ball and t-shirt and if you register online by May 3rd, you will receive a FREE replica jersey! There are two ways to register. You can go to challengersports.com and register or you can mail in a form and payment to Challenger Sports. Forms can be picked up at the office during regular business hours or at the concession stand on Saturdays during the games. Would you like to host a coach? If you do, you receive an $80 rebate! When you register, there is an option to host a coach; what a cool way to have your children learn of another culture!!!
|June 19 - June 19
||3rd Annual Delaware Jr. Mud Run
Attention all kids, 6 yrs thru 13 yrs of age looking to have a good time and get dirty for a great cause! Come join us at the 3rd Annual Delaware Mud Run, JR, Wednesday night, June 19th at Frightland, Haunted attraction in Middletown. There are eight start times this year. You can register with your friends, for the heat time you wish. The last heat, at 7:45pm, will also accommodate runners needing assistance. Sound like fun? Find out all the details at www.delawaremudrunjr.com and find us on Facebook, at Delaware Mud Run Jr. FREE Parking and no entry fee for spectators of all ages! The cut off for registration is Friday, June 14th at midnight, so don’t wait, sign up today.
|June 22 - June 22
||Indian River Chicken and Dumpling Dinner
The Indian River Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary is having an All-You-Can Eat Chicken & Dumpling dinner on Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at their Main Station in Oak Orchard. Adults: $12/person ($22/couple if purchased one week in advance); Children ages 5-11, $6 each and under 5, free of charge. For more information, please contact (302) 945-8430 or (302) 856-1454. Proceeds will benefit the Indian River Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.
|September 14 - September 14
||Cancer Support Community--Wings of Hope
The 3rd Annual Wings of Hope . . . A Butterfly Release to benefit the Cancer Support Community Delaware (formerly The Wellness Community Delaware) is scheduled for Saturday, September 14, 2013 (Rain date is Sunday, September 15). The event will be held at the Medical Arts Building, 18947 John J. Williams Highway in Rehoboth Beach, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Wings of Hope . . . A Butterfly Release is a community-wide event in support of all of our Sussex County neighbors who have been touched by cancer. This very special event embodies the Cancer Support Community Delaware’s mission of hope and support. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available. For more contact Lily Gosnear, Special Events Coordinator, at 302-645-9150 or email@example.com.
|September 21 - September 21
||Indian River Craft Fair--Vendors Needed
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Indian River Vol. Fire Company is having a craft fair at their Main Station No. One in Oak Orchard, Millsboro, Delaware on Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 8’x10’ space is $25 (provide your own table). For further information, please contact Janet at (302) 945-4808.
|September 26 - September 26
||Cancer Support Community
The Strides for Hope Team states “The money raised in Delaware, stays in Delaware!” Funds raised will benefit people affected by cancer here in Kent County. This year the team will travel to San Francisco, California to walk or run in the Half Moon Bay International Marathon September 26th through September 30th. The Cancer Support Community Delaware is recruiting members for their Strides for Hope team.. Half Moon Bay offers a 5K as well as a ½ Marathon. Please call Michaelene Carlton for more information at 302-734-0898 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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