Image of the Great Seal of the State of Delaware
First State Blog


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 […]


Read More



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 […]


Read More




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.


Read More




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.


Read More




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.


Read More




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. 


Read More







 Our Mission

Launched as a sister site to Delaware.gov, The First State Blog covers seasonal topics and events and connects Delawareans to information from across state government.



 Find Us


We want to hear from you. Got a great idea for a post or series of posts on our blog? Send your ideas to us…

Submit a Post


October 2019
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

+