Don't Miss First State Flea Market at Glasgow Park!
First State Flea Market is a market with multiple vendors of antiques, vintage items, repurposed furnishings and handcrafted goods. Food trucks will be available for tasty treats. Unique treasures and lots of fun. Something for everyone! There will be lots to see as all of the booth spaces for this market have been sold out! See you at the Flea!!
Also at Glasgow Park on Saturday will be some of your favorite booths from the Glasgow Park Farmers Market!
Admission is FREE.
Celebrate Great Women at Rockwood
Celebrate the work and wisdom of women making history right here in our community while you enjoy tea, sweet treats and more. Be inspired by speakers Kim Chitty of Girls on the Run Delaware and Claire Carey of the YMCA of Delaware Black Achievers and Anne Hogan of Girls Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council. Enjoy performances by storyteller, musician, and vocalist TAHIRA in addition to Ashley CK Davis and Pieces of a Dream. Visit the women's history tables and stroll through The Women of Rockwood Exhibit. Girl Scouts who attend will earn their "Women's History" badge. Registration is requested. All ages. FREE
Great Women in History
Sunday, March 4, 2-4 p.m.
The Carriage House at Rockwood Park
4651 Washington Street Extension, North Wilmington
Free tours of The Women of Rockwood from 12-4:30 p.m.
Featured Exhibit: The Women of Rockwood
The wealthy women of Rockwood led a privileged life, but you may have more in common with them than you'd think. Learn about Anna, Bessie, Mary, Edith and Nancy and the mark they left on the world through their letters, clothing, photographs and philanthropy.
Dr. Seuss Day @ Your Library
Read a funseussical book or two, complete activity sheets while we celebrate Dr. Seuss Day for Read Across America (an initiative of National Education Association). Fun for the entire family. FREE
Dr. Seuss Day
Thursday, March 2
• 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Appoquinimink Community Library, 651 N. Broad St. Middletown.
• 2-5 p.m., Garfield Park Lending Library, 26 Karlyn Drive near New Castle
• 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Kirkwood Library, 6000 Kirkwood Highway, Milltown area
• 6-8 p.m., New Castle Public Library, 424 Delaware St., New Castle
Free Art Workshops Come to Middletown
Create a fun art project with a local artist to take home! All materials provided. Ideal for children, adults and families. FREE
Free Creative Art Saturday
Saturday, March 4, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center
651 Broad Street, Middletown
(302) 378-5599/(302) 571-4004
NEW Mommy & Me Music in Hockessin
Children and their caregiver interact with one another with tickling rhymes, bouncing, wiggling, dancing, rocking and much more. Experiment with different types of instruments, dance with scarves, and play parachute and bean bag games. Ages 5 months-5 years with Caregiver. $18 per month for New Castle County residents ($23 for non-residents).
Mommy & Me Music
Tuesdays, 10:45-11:30 a.m.
NEW Toddlers Make Art in Hockessin
Creative play and artistic activities are important for toddlers’ learning and development. Making art together is a great bonding experience for youngsters and their caregivers. Wear clothes that can get a bit messy. Ages 1-3 with Caregiver. $22.50 per month for New Castle County residents ($27.50 for non-residents).
Toddlers Make Art
Thursdays, 10:45-11:30 a.m.
Hockessin Community Recreation Center
7259 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin
'Prom'iere Dress Giveaway This Weekend
Boutique Events: Pick a Dress!
Stop by a participating location to choose your FREE prom dress:
March 3, 6-9 pm, Woodlawn Library
March 4, 1-4 pm, Garfield Park Community Recreation Center and Lending Library
2020 West 9th St, Wilmington
Garfield Park Community Recreation Center and Lending Library
26 Karlyn Dr, New Castle
Enjoy a Horse Show at Carousel Park
Carousel Park and Equestrian Center presents a friendly, unrated schooling show perfect for those new to showing or just returning to the sport. The show will feature classes in western , equitation and hunter classes from beginner and up. There will be awards for each class and division. $10 per class pre-entry (by 3/16), $12 per class day of show. Click the link below for rules and class listing.
Carousel Park Schooling Show
Saturday, March 18, beginning at 9 a.m.
Carousel Park and Equestrian Center
3700 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
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In the spirit of spring cleaning, we have freshened things up with the Happenings Guide!
Happenings is still full of great recreation and library programs, special events and family festivals, but we've given it a new look and made the online guide more interactive.
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County Executive Matthew Meyer
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