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Week of  July 13th  –  July 19th     

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Mark your Calendars! Last full week in July

July 19 – 28 ♦ 10 Day Event!

Just remember, when you should grab something, grab it; when you should let go, let go.– Unknown


 Friday • 13
July 13, 9 am – 3 pm • Day Camp for Big Kids • Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Experience the park by exploring everything from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities.  Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Then head over to Hammerheads Dockside for lunch, followed by a stop by the Center for Inland Bays and the U.S. Coast Guard Station Indian River. Finish the day with a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet bridge, ending at the Big Chill Beach Club. Pre-registration required by calling (302)-227-6991. Ages 21 and up. $90 per person. Price includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher to be spent at Big Chill.
 
July 13, 9:30 am – 10:30 am • Beachcombing by the Bay • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Search the shore for shells, feathers, and other mysterious items that wash up on our beaches with this FREE program. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302)645-6852.
 
July 13, 9:30 am – 10:30 am Bird Beak Eats •Indian River Life-Saving Station • Figure out how what a bird may eat based on what its beak looks like. Join a Park Naturalist and discover different beaks of birds in our area and their corresponding feeding methods and prey. Use everyday tools to find the best fit for the job!  Pre-registration required.  Ages 6 and up. $4 per person (including adults). Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 13, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring “Station Cove” • Savages Ditch • Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. $35 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 13, 10 am – 11:30 am Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches • Indian River Life-Saving Station • There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. Come and experience some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage, should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required.  Ages 8 and up.  $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 13 & 14, 10 am – 5 pm • 60th Annual Lewes Antiques Show & Sale. Bethel’s Curiosity Shop & Yard Sale. The 60th Annual Lewes Antiques Show & Sale sponsored by Bethel United Methodist Church will be held July 13 & 14 in Bethel’s Fellowship Hall. This is a two-day event: Friday & Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm.Lunch will be available for purchase from 11 am to 2 pm on both days. Salads, sandwiches & a variety of desserts will be on the menu. The antiques sale will include: decorator & collector items, jewelry & furniture. Handicapped Accessible. Air Conditioned. Admission $5.00. In conjunction with the Antiques Show & Sale, the Bethel Women’s Ministry Curiosity Shop & Yard Sale featuring special treasures for the bargain hunter, will take place on Friday, July 13, 10 am – 5 pm & Saturday, July 14, 8 am – 12 pm at the Parsonage Meeting House. Questions: 302-645-9426. Bethel UMC is located at 129 W. Fourth Street, in historic Lewes, Delaware
 
July 13, 11 am – 12 pm • “Schroeder”: An Artist at Fort Miles • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Join our Historic Interpreters for an insightful analysis of some of Howard Schroeder’s popular wartime artwork. Schroeder captured many sights and scenes of military life at Fort Miles in WWII, including scenes of his own duties as a Coast Artillery Mine planter.  For ages 13 and up with an adult.  Limit of 12. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 13, doors: 11:30 am/show: 12 pm • Disney’s Aladdin Kids Show Kids • 12 And Under Free! This Event Is All Ages, Tickets Free-$8, http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
July 13, 1 pm – 2:30 pm • Ask a State Park Naturalist • Tower Road Beach Bathhouse • FREE • Have you ever wondered why turtles cross the highway? What species of bird stole your French fry? Or what programs and events are happening in the park? Stop by the information table on the beach near the bathhouse to find out!
 
July 13, 2 pm – 4 pm • Cruise the Canal • The Wharf Restaurant and Bar7 Anglers Rd, Lewes, Ride the Cape Water Tours Taxi and explore Delaware State Parks like never before. Guides from both Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore State Parks will lead you on a 2-hour tour along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, covering Fort Miles, Thompson Island Nature Preserve, and everything in between. Make your reservations online at www.capewatertours.com and be sure to sign up for the Delaware State Parks cruise. $22 for adults / $15 for children (ages 11 and under)
 
July 13, 2 pm – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 13, 7 pm • Shrek The Musical • Second Street Players Riverfront Theater • 2 South Walnut St. Milford, DE 19963 TIX: (800) 838-3006 info@secondstreetplayers.com Reserved Seats are $20 each, A $1 discount is offered to, Seniors and Students, for Sunday Matinees
 
July 13, 7:30 pm • I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience• Bethany Beach Bandstandhttp,//townofbethanybeach.com/261/Bandstand
 
July 13, doors: 7:00 pm/show: 8 pm • Simply Streisand…Back to Broadway • This Event Is All Ages, Tickets $20-25 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
July 13, 7:30 PM • Footloose • Clear Space • https://clearspacetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket
 
July 13, 8 pm – 9:15 pm • SoHo Down • Rehoboth Beach Bandstand • http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/
 
 Saturday • 14
July 14, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm • 2018 Lewes Summer Craft Fair • At the Lewes Historic Complex at 110 Shipcarpenter Street Lewes, July in Lewes means the Summer Craft Fair brought to you by The Lewes Historical Society.  The Summer Craft Fair is on Saturday, July 14, from 9:00am until 4:00pm at the Lewes Historical Society, 110 Shipcarpenter Street in Lewes, Delaware. Admission will be $5.00 per person, children under 12 are free.  Proceeds from this event will benefit educational and preservation programs at The Lewes Historical Society.
 
July 14, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm • Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring “Station Cove” • Savages Ditch • Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. $35 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 14, 9:30 am – 2 pm • 38th Annual Sandcastle Contest • Indian River Life-Saving Station • Come witness (or participate in!) one of Delaware Seashore State Park’s legacies – the annual Sandcastle Contest at the South Inlet Day Area. Contest registration begins at 9:30 a.m., judging starts at 1 p.m., and prizes will be awarded shortly thereafter. Park staff will also be bringing in a variety of hands-on, beach-themed activities for the whole family, right alongside the sandcastle-building action! Pre-registration NOT required. Free w/ paid park entry.
 
July 14, 10 am • Mystic Drumz: The Road to Jellotown• The Freeman Stage • https://freemanstage.org/events-tickets/theatre
 
July 14, 10 am – 5 pm • 60th Annual Lewes Antiques Show & Sale. Bethel’s Curiosity Shop & Yard Sale. The 60th Annual Lewes Antiques Show & Sale sponsored by Bethel United Methodist Church will be held July 13 & 14 in Bethel’s Fellowship Hall. This is a two-day event: Friday & Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm. Lunch will be available for purchase from 11 am to 2 pm on both days. Salads, sandwiches & a variety of desserts will be on the menu. The antiques sale will include: decorator & collector items, jewelry & furniture. Handicapped Accessible. Air Conditioned. Admission $5.00. In conjunction with the Antiques Show & Sale, the Bethel Women’s Ministry Curiosity Shop & Yard Sale featuring special treasures for the bargain hunter, will take place on Friday, July 13, 10 am – 5 pm & Saturday, July 14, 8 am – 12 pm at the Parsonage Meeting House. Questions: 302-645-9426. Bethel UMC is located at 129 W. Fourth Street, in historic Lewes, Delaware
 
July 14, doors: 10:30 am/show: 11 am • Disney’s Aladdin Kids Show • Kids 12 And Under Free!  This Event Is All Ages, Tickets Free-$8 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
July 14, 10:30 am – 11:30am • Artillery Park Walk • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Join our historic interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Learn more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 30. Please call 302-644-5007 to pre-register. FREE (with paid park entrance fee)
 
July 14, 11 am • Young Performers Presents: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK • Clear Space • https://clearspacetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket
 
July 14, 11 am – 12 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 14, 1 pm – 2:30 pm • Ask a State Park Naturalist • Fenwick Island Beach Bathhouse • FREE • Have you ever wondered why turtles cross the highway? What species of bird stole your french fry? Or what programs and events are happening in the park? Stop by the information table on the beach near the bathhouse to find out!
 
July 14, 2 pm • Mysteries at the Museum: ‘Blood Diamond: The Murder of Ebe Lynch • Zwaanendael Museum 102 Kings Highway Lewes Created by museum staff, this theatrical murder-mystery is based on an actual incident that took place in Lewes in 1916 in which shots were fired and Ebe Lynch, a prominent local postmaster and president of the Lewes baseball team, was found dead. Museum visitors will serve as detectives, meeting suspects and evaluating clues to determine who committed this heinous crime. Outdoor program at 2 p.m. on the museum’s grounds. Guests should bring lawn chairs. Museum open 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Rain date: Friday, July 20 at 2 p.m. Free admission but, due to space restrictions, reservations for the play are required by calling 302-645-1148 no later than July 7, 2018.
 
July 14, 2 pm – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 14, 2 pm – 3 pm • Squid Dissection • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program! For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Pre-registration required by calling (302)645-6852. $5 per person
 
July 14, 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm • Touch Tank Creature Feature • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.  FREE
 
July 14, 6 pm – 7 pm • Truckin’ Through History • Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the campground, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person
 
July 14, doors: 7:00 pm/show: 8 pm • Kick It Out – Heart Tribute • This Event Is All Ages, Tickets $28-35 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
July 14, 7 pm • Shrek The Musical • Second Street Players Riverfront Theater • 2 South Walnut St. Milford, DE 19963 TIX: (800) 838-3006 info@secondstreetplayers.com Reserved Seats are $20 each, A $1 discount is offered to, Seniors and Students, for Sunday Matinees
 
July 14, 7:30 pm • Triple Rail Turn (Modern Country) • Bethany Beach Bandstand, http,//townofbethanybeach.com/261/Bandstand
 
July 14, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm • Campfire Circle • Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE
 
July 14, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm • Truckin’ Through History • Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the campground, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person
 
July 14, 7 – 9 pm • The Eric Mintel Quartet Concert featuring “Charlie Brown Christmas in July” Jazz Concert, The Eric Mintel Quartet is Back!    Santa will be there in a Hawaiian shirt Free will offering received.  Reception to follow in the Parish Hall.  Hosted by St. Peter’s Family Ministry.
 
July 14, 7:30 PM • Footloose • Clear Space •  https://clearspacetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket
 
July 14, 8 pm – 9:15 pm • Billy Price Band • Rehoboth Beach Bandstand • http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/
 
 Sunday • 15
July 15, 2 pm • Shrek The Musical • Second Street Players Riverfront Theater • 2 South Walnut St. Milford, DE 19963 TIX: (800) 838-3006 info@secondstreetplayers.com Reserved Seats are $20 each, A $1 discount is offered to, Seniors and Students, for Sunday Matinees
 
July 15, 7:30 pm • Richard Walton Group (Contemporary Jazz) • Bethany Beach Bandstandhttp,//townofbethanybeach.com/261/Bandstand
 
July 15, 8 pm – 9:15 pm • Still Surfin’ • Rehoboth Beach Bandstand • http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/
 
July 14, 10 pm • Delaware Comedy Theatre Presents THE LATE_R NIGHT SHOW • Clear Space •  https://clearspacetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket
 
 Monday • 16
July 16, 9:30 am – 10:30 am • Wild About Cape • Biden Environmental Training Center, Dune Rd, Lewes, Explore the world of wild edibles and discover uses for some of the amazing plants that grow in the Park with this FREE program. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302)645-6852. This program meets at the Biden Center.
 
July 16, 7 pm – 8 pm • Evening at the Amphitheater • South Campground Amphitheater • FREE • Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of Delaware Seashore State Park. Topics may range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area.
 
July 16, Emoji Movie • Movies on the Beach, Bethany • at dusk, Rated PG– Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
 
July 16, 7:30 PM • Footloose • Clear Space •  https://clearspacetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket
 
 Tuesday • 17
July 17, 9:30 am – 10:30 am • Dolphin Watch • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Bottlenose dolphins return to our waters every spring. Discover why they come back and go on a guided search from shore. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult.  Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person
 
July 17, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm • NEW! Introduction to Kayaking • Savages Ditch • Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required.  Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. $35 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 17, 10 am – 11 am • Fort Miles Kids Games: Parachutes of Freedom • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, calling children ages 8-12 looking for fun and learning games about the history of Fort Miles. Carry out hand signals, concealment exercises, code breaking, making firing trajectories, and much more!  Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $3 per child
 
July 17, 2 pm – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 17, 2 pm – 3:30 pm • New! Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection • Indian River Life Saving Station • Discover what a squid and clam have in common and why they’re so closely related in the animal kingdom. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required. Ages 6 and up. $8 per person (including adults). Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 17, 2 pm – 3:30 pm • Seining the Bay: Delaware Seashore State Park • New Road • Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required. Ages 2 and up. $5 per person (including adults). Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 17, 4 pm – 5:30 pm • NEW! Nautical Knots • Indian River-Life-Saving Station • Bowline, figure eight, and double half hitch. For surfmen and sailors these were some of the essential working knots they used on a daily basis. Come to the Life-Saving Station and learn how to tie these practical knots and hear some of the history behind them. Then construct your own personal knot board to display all of your finished knots at home. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up. $15 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 17, 5 pm – 6 pm • Hayrides on the Beach • Biden Environmental Training Center, Dune Rd, Lewes, Enjoy a ride through the park and on the ocean beach during this 45-minute hayride! Tour meets at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult! Maximum of 6 tickets per groups. 18 people per hayride. (One at 5:00 p.m. and one at 6:00 p.m.) $5 per person
 
July 17, 6 pm – 7 pm • Hayrides on the Beach • Biden Environmental Training Center, Dune Rd, Lewes, Enjoy a ride through the park and on the ocean beach during this 45-minute hayride! Tour meets at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult! Maximum of 6 tickets per groups. 18 people per hayride. (One at 5:00 p.m. and one at 6:00 p.m.) $5 per person
 
July 17, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm • Summer Concert Series: brought to you by Drive Sober, Arrive Alive DE • Holts Landing State Park • Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair and relax while enjoying a wide variety of music at our free concerts* this summer!
 
July 17, 7 pm • Package Deal, Acoustic Duo • Call the Concert Hotline at (302)227-6991 for up-to-date information and weather cancellations. Park entry fees are in effect during performances.
 
July 17, 7 pm • Glass Onion • 2018 Summer Concerts Stango Park • Every Tuesday evening there will be a free concert on the open-air stage in Stango Park next to the Lewes library. The concerts rain location will be in Cape Henlopen High School auditorium
 
July 17, 7:30 PM • Footloose • Clear Space •  https://clearspacetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket
 
July 17, 8 pm – 9:30 pm • Lantern Tour • Indian River Life-Saving Station • Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast.  Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up. $10 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 17, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm • Wild CRAB Chase! • North Inlet Day Area • FREE • We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to seek out the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to assist you in spotting them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal.
 
July 17, 8:30 pm – 10 pm • Beach Bonfire • North Inlet Beach • FREE • Join park staff for the evening with a bonfire on the beach! We’ll supply the fire and the marshmallows; all you have to do is show up with a chair or a beach blanket. Meet on the North Inlet beach.
 
 Wednesday • 18
July 18, 9 am – 10 am • Seining Delaware Bay • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Help collect fish and crabs with a beach seine net and discover who’s using Delaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of the program with a maximum of six per person.  Limit 30. $5 per person, adults and children.
 
July 18, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring “Station Cove” • Savages Ditch • Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. $35 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 18, 10 am – 11:30 am • NEW! Family Museum Tour • Indian River Life-Saving Station • Travel back in time to the beginnings of the Indian River Life Saving Station in 1876. Explore the daily lives of Surfmen stationed on the coast and learn about their heroic rescues through this interactive, kid-friendly program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home over 100 years ago. Pre-registration required. Ages 5 and up. $5 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 18, 11 am – 12 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 18, 2 pm – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 18, 2 pm – 3 pm • Snakes & Turtles • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, See, touch, and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational indoor program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult! Pre-registration required by calling (302)645-6852.
$3 per person
 
July 18, 2 pm – 3:30 pm • Surf Fishing 101 • Indian River Life-Saving Station • Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing”. Catch and release only. Pre-registration required. Ages 10 and up. $15 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 18, 3 pm – 4 pm • Creatures of the Marsh: Delaware Seashore State Park • Savages Ditch • Join a Park Naturalist to learn about Delaware Seashore State Park’s signature species: the horseshoe crab, osprey, and diamondback terrapin.  View osprey in their natural habitat, search for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations to survival.  Pre-registration required.  $4 per person (including adults). Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 18, 6 pm & 7 pm • Children’s Theater in Town Hall, Cinderella • Bethany Beach Bandstandhttp,//townofbethanybeach.com/261/Bandstand
 
July 18, 6:30 pm – 8 pm • Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art • Big Chill Beach Club • Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club to try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991. Ages 21 and up. $25 per person. (Not held 7/4 or 8/8).
 
July 18, 7 pm • US Navy Commodores • Milton Memorial Park • bring your lawn chairs, FREE
 
July 18, 7:30 PM • Mary Poppins • Clear Space •  https://clearspacetheatre.secure.force.com/ticket
 
July 18, 7:30 pm – 9 pm • Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge • North Inlet Day Area • Hike the Indian River Inlet bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet over the years and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 18, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm • Wild CRAB Chase! • Fenwick Island State Park • FREE • We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to seek out the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to assist you in spotting them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. (Not held July 4th)
 
July 18, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm • Ghost Crab Walk • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather! For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration required by call (302)645-6852. $5 per person.
 
July 18, 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm • 519 Lantern Tour • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
 Thursday • 19
July 19, 9 am – 10 am • Seining Delaware Bay • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Help collect fish and crabs with a beach seine net and discover who’s using Delaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of the program with a maximum of six per person.  Limit 30. $5 per person, adults and children.
 
July 19, 9 am to 11 am • “Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak” • The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs presents a tour that explores the 18th-century history, artifacts and surviving hull section of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, a British warship that was escorting and protecting a convoy of merchant ships en route to the United States when it was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.  Tours begin at the Zwaanendael Museum, located at 102 Kings Highway in Lewes, where a lecture on the ship will be presented in conjunction with the exhibit “A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World.” Tickets are available at the Zwaanendael Museum. Admission is $10 per person (cash or check only). Each tour lasts approximately two hours. Tours are restricted to individuals age 10 and up with space limited to 12 participants per tour. Walk-ups are welcome, but space is not guaranteed. Special tours, for groups of 10 to 15, may be arranged in advance by contacting the museum. For reservations, e-mail hca_zmevents state.de.us or call 302-645-1148.
 
July 19, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm • Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring “Station Cove” • Savages Ditch • Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. $35 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 19, 11 am – 12 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 19, 11 am – 12:30 pm • Shark Discovery • Indian River Life-saving Station • Research like a marine biologist and understand why sharks are a vital piece of our ocean ecosystem. Discover monitoring techniques, biology, and how sharks create balance in the food web. Do a science experiment and craft to take home too! Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up. $6 per person (including adults). Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 19, 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm • Artillery Demonstration • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, join our historic interpreters as they show the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! FREE (with paid park entrance fee)
 
July 19, 1 pm – 3 pm • NEW! Lunch with the Life-Savers • Indian River Life-Saving Station • The coast of Delaware is sometimes referred to as the “Culinary Coast” and with good reason! The wide range of restaurants in our area is a foodie’s dream and buzzwords like “locally-sourced” and “farm-to-table” are becoming more and more important to those that are dining. However, this is nothing new. The surfmen that served at the Indian River Life-Saving Station over 100 years ago most likely ate food that was all locally-sourced. Join park historians to learn about the daily lifestyle of the surfmen, how they may have sourced (or caught!) their food, and enjoy a 19th-century, surfman-style lunch. Pre-registration required by 3 p.m. on Wednesday. Ages 12 and up. Market price. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 19, 2 pm – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 • Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
July 19, 2 pm – 3:30 pm • Sea Glass Jewelry • Indian River Life-Saving Station • Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up. $15 per person. Call (302)-227-6991 to register.
 
July 19, 3 pm – 4 pm • Beat the Heat Nature Program • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during this entertaining, FREE program inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302)645-6852.
 
July 19, doors: 6 pm/show: 7 pm • The Big Lebowski • A Religious Experience for Film • Revival House Theatre • This Event Is 13 And Over, Tickets $5-10 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
July 19, 8 pm – 9:30 pm • Cinema by the Surf • Rehoboth Beach Bandstand • http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/
 
July 19, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm • Ghost Crab Walk • Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center, 37079, Post Rd, Lewes, Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather! For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration required by calling (302)645-6852. $5 per person.

 ON SALE NOW! The Freeman Stage • 2018 Summer Series Schedule • Tickets on sale for the first set of 2018 performances.Go to: https://freemanstage.org/events-tickets   

Rehoboth Beach BandStand • http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/ 


Bethany Beach BandStand • through Labor Day weekend. Events are weather-dependent. http://townofbethanybeach.com/261/Bandstand 


 FARMER’S MARKETS 2018

Fenwick Island Farmers Market  Fridays & Mondays • 8 am – 12 pm •  and  Route 1 and Essex Street, Fenwick

Milton Farmers Market • Fridays • 3 to 6 pm, Dogfish Head Brewery, 6 Village Center Dr., Milton.

Historic Lewes Farmers Market • Saturdays • 8 am – 12 pm • George H.P. Smith Park, Johnson & Dupont Aves

Riverwalk Farmers Market • Saturdays • 9 am – 1 pm •, Milford, South Walnut Street/Mispillion Riverwalk

Bethany Beach Farmers Market  Sundays • 8 am -12 pm • , Across the street from the PNC Bank, Bethany

The Nassau Valley Vineyard Farmers Market • Sundays • 12 – 3 pm • Nassau Valley Vineyard, Lewes

Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market  Tuesdays – Rain or Shine! • 11 am – 3 pm •  Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach

Farmers Market Crooked Hammock Brewery • Wednesdays • 8 am -11 am •  Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes

16 Mile Farmers Marke Wednesdays • 4 – 7 pm •  16 Mile Brewery, South Bedford Street

Garden Shack Farm Farmers MarketThursdays • 2 – 6 pm • 19884 Beaver Dam Road, Lewes


Health • Fitness • Fun (ongoing dates & times)
MONDAYS thru FRIDAYS
8:25 am • Walk Aerobics • Lewes Senior Center, 645-9293 for cost/info

MONDAYS
6 am • Boardwalk Boot Camp Workout • Northernmost part Rehoboth Boardwalk, Free. 296-9622
9 am • Monday Morning Meditation Group • Lewes Wellness Center, 20268 Plantation Rd., $5. 313-9990
9:15 am • Balance & Strength Class • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293
10:30 am • Ballroom Dancing Class • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
11 am • Line Dancing Class • Lewes Senior Center, $6. 645-9293
1 pm • Line Dancing Class • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
4 pm • Tap Dance Class • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293
4 pm • Mindfulness Meditation • St. Peter’s Parish Hall, Lewes, 644-7650
5 pm • Ballroom Dance Class • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293
6 pm • Meditation Mondays • Unity Spiritual Center, 98 Rudder Rd., Long Neck. 717-579-2612
6 pm • Tai Chi Class • Rehoboth library, instructed by Gary Rosenblum, $50 course/ $10 class, 227-8044

TUESDAYS
9:15 am • Tai Chi Program • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293
9:30 am • Chair Yoga Class • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293
9:30 • Diabetes Self-Management Program • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, Rehoboth. 744-1020
12 pm • Weight Management Group meeting • Indian River Senior Center Millsboro. 934-8839
1:30 pm • Tai Chi Program • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
5:30 pm • Overeaters Anonymous meeting • Bayhealth Milford Memorial, Grier Building, Rm. 207. 245-3766.

WEDNESDAYS
9 am • Arthritis Exercise Class • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
9 am • Thriving & Surviving Cancer Class • Tunnell Cancer Center, Ste. 101, Rehoboth. 744-1020.
10 am • Yoga Class • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293 for cost/info
1 pm • Tai Chi Class • CAMP Rehoboth, 37 Baltimore Ave., For all levels. Contact 227-5620.

THURSDAYS
9:15 am • Tap & Jazz Class • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
11: am • Advanced Ballroom Dancing Class • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
1: pm • Yoga Class • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
2:15 pm • Dancercise Class • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info

FRIDAYS
8:30 am • Wellness Laughter Yoga • Lewes library, Michele Buckler to lead program, 645-2733
9:15 am • Balance & Strength Class • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293 for cost/info
10:15 am • Zumba Gold Toning Program • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info
10:30 am • Zumba Class • Lewes Senior Center, $5. 645-9293.
11:25 am • Tai Chi Program • Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 227-2055 for cost/info    


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