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Published on: 11/25/2019

Give Back this Holiday Season

Looking for a way to give back? Here are just a few of the many opportunities to support our friends, neighbors, and those who are in need this holiday season. This page will be updated throughout the month of December 2019. Toys for Tots DNREC Natural Resources Police units from Delaware State Parks, the Division […]

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Published on: 11/01/2019

November Events

The days are getting colder and shorter, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy this month! Here is a list of ways to enjoy November with your family.

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Published on: 10/10/2019

Enjoy October with these Family Friendly Activities!

Fall is finally here! We hope that you spend this autumn exploring our beautiful state. Here is a list of great ways to enjoy October with your family.

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Published on: 09/05/2019

8 Great Ways to Enjoy the End of Summer

Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t soak up the last of this year’s good weather! Here is a list of family friendly ways to enjoy spending September Outdoors.   Statewide: Delaware State Parks Did you know that Delaware has 17 state parks located throughout the whole state? From […]

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Published on: 04/17/2019

Earth Day 2019

Monday April 22, 2019 is Earth Day, and from now until the end of April, there are fun events and volunteer opportunities in our community.

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Published on: 04/02/2019

50+ Ways to Volunteer in Delaware

Are you looking for ways to get involved and to help out your community? Luckily, there are many ways in Delaware to give back.

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