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Tags: events, Festival, Halloween, Kent, | Categories: Blog Posts

Published on: 10/10/2019

Enjoy October with these Family Friendly Activities!

An Amish Buggy travels down a country road, surrounded by trees with golden Fall leaves

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. Blocktober in Bellefonte Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: 803 Brandywine Blvd., Bellefonte, DE 19809 Celebrate Bellefonte Art’s anniversary. Stop by […]

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Tags: eventsKentNew Castle| Categories: Blog Posts

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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Tags: EarthEarth DayEarth Day 2019| Categories: Blog Posts

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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Tags: eventsSt. Patricks Day| Categories: Blog Posts

Published on: 03/13/2019

Saint Patrick’s Day in DE

Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up! There are events in Wilmington and Dover to celebrate. And, learn more about Irish history and culture in Delaware.

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Published on: 02/13/2019

Black History Month Spotlight on Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Abraham Doras Shadd, Jane Mitchell, and Littleton Mitchell

Throughout Black History Month we are spotlighting African American leaders that influenced Delaware. This week, we are highlighting families who changed history: Mary Ann Shadd Cary and Abraham Doras Shadd, a father and daughter from the 1800s and Jane Mitchell and Littleton Mitchell a husband and wife from recent time. These families helped shape Delaware and the nation at large. 

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