3629 A Silverside Road, Wilmington Delaware 19801

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Apr
22
Sun
Festival at the Fort ( formally – SpringFest) @ Kalmar Nyckel
Apr 22 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

You are invited to join us, and bring your family and friends, as the revitalized 7th Street Peninsula celebrates the coming of spring on the Christina River and Colonial Life in the Delaware Valley!  With food trucks, music, children’s games, tours of the Kalmar Nyckel and historical reenactments, Festival at the Fort (formerly SpringFest) will be an event not to be missed. Experience the rich heritage of the Wilmington Colonial-era cultures of the Lenape, Swedes, Finns, Dutch, and English with an afternoon of fun and learning for the whole family. Proceeds benefit: New Sweden Centre, Old Swedes Foundation, the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, the Delaware Swedish Colonial Society, and the New Sweden Alliance. Additionally, tour the Tall Ship of Delaware and Old Swedes colonial site, take a ride on the River Taxi, enjoy children’s games and complete a children’s “passport” by finding various items.  Food and some activities available for a fee.Join us for Festival at the Fort! Formerly known as SpringFest, this FREE event will take place at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard and Copeland Maritime Center, Fort Christina Park, and Old Swedes Historic Site. Offering tours of the Kalmar Nyckel and other historic sites, children’s games, food trucks, live music from local musicians NEXT PHASE – Isley Tribute & Party Band at Fort Christina Park and Silly Joe at Old Swedes, and historical reenactments, the annual event offers something for everyone!
Experience the rich heritage of Wilmington Colonial-era cultures of the Lenape, Swedes, Dutch, Finns, and English, tour Old Swedes Church and Historic Site and learn about life in the early colony, and visit exhibitors to learn firsthand how colonists created their new lives. Additionally, tour the Tall Ship of Delaware and Old Swedes colonial site, take a ride on the River Taxi, enjoy children’s games and complete a children’s “passport” by finding various items. Of course, Fusions Taster’s Choice will be there with our fabulous oils and vinegars. Stop by!

Apr
26
Thu
The Junior Board of Christiana Care Medicine Ball 2018 @ Christiana Hilton Hotel
Apr 26 @ 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM

May
5
Sat
“Empowering Our Sisters: Our Journey to Wellness” @ John H. Ammon Medical Education Center, Christiana Hospital
May 5 @ 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

The fifth annual health and wellness summit, “Empowering Our Sisters: Our Journey to Wellness”, will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the John Ammon Education Center located at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. The health summit seeks to empower women and girls to take control of their health by promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. There is a pressing need within our community to elevate awareness of the physical and mental health issues that women and young ladies, age 11 and over, are facing.

The summit will focus on health and wellness – body, mind and spirit – with an emphasis on prevention ((nutrition, fitness and holistic wellness), chronic disease management (cardiovascular, diabetes, and cancer), mental and emotional wellness, healthy living and lifestyle changes.

 

Guest speakers include:

  • Lisa Thomas-Laury, retired news anchor and author.  In addition to sharing her health journey, she will be on hand for a book signing
  • Sherita Moses, PhD, Professor, Loyola University and inventor of a new breast cancer fighting process

 

We are honored to partner once again with Christiana Care Health System as our presenting sponsor and the AARP of Delaware as a co-sponsor.

Registration and health screenings will begin at 8:00 a.m. Educational workshops, sessions and drawings for prizes will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day. A healthy continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Free transportation will be provided from the Christiana Wilmington Hospital to the Ammon Center. Please email us at phmh@dstwilmingtonde.org if needed.

 

A limited number of scholarships are available for those in need of help with the Health Summit fee. To apply please send an email to eos-scholarship@dstwilmingtonde.org  to be considered.

May
10
Thu
Wilmington Flower Market
May 10 – May 12 all-day

Thursday, May 10th from 10am – 8Pm

Friday, May 11th 10am – 8Pm

Saturday, May 12th 10am – 7Pm

 

Wilmington Flower Market Inc. is a tradition, a corporation and an all volunteer fundraising organization dedicated to improving the lives of Delaware’s children. You’ll find a large selection of plants and flowers for your garden, as well as a multitude of crafts and merchant wares for sale, such as Fusions Taster’s Choice and others. Come join the fun!

Wilmington Flower Market
May 10 – May 12 all-day

Thursday, May 10th from 9am – 8pm

Friday, May 11th 9am – 8pm

Saturday, May 12th 10am – 7pm

 

Wilmington Flower Market Inc. is a tradition, a corporation and an all volunteer fundraising organization dedicated to improving the lives of Delaware’s children. You’ll find a large selection of plants and flowers for your garden, as well as a multitude of crafts and merchant wares for sale, such as Fusions Taster’s Choice and others. Come join the fun!

Jun
16
Sat
International & Cultrual Festival @ Farquar & Kiwanis Lake Parks, York, PA
Jun 16 @ 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM