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Week of  May 18th  –  May 24th  

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There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate — Linda Grayson


   Enjoy The Merry Merry Month of May! 

 Friday • 18
May 18, 9:30 am – 11:00 am • FREE Tablet Class! (iPad, Samsung, Dell, etc.) If you would like to learn how to set up a safe password, how to set up a contact list and edit it, how to set up and email, how to use the internet safely, how to download and or delete applications, how to print, how to set up WIFI, how to access social media. Please call the Indian River Senior Center to reserve a seat for this class. The IRSC is IRSC is located behind the Wawa on Route 113, on  For more information, contact: IRSC 302-934-8839 or visit www.IndianRiverSeniorCenterDE.com 14 Irons Ave. Millsboro

May. 18, – May. 20, • 10 am – 9 pm • Spring Sidewalk Sales • The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce announces the 35th Annual Spring Sidewalk Sale. The sale begins Friday, May 18th and ends on Sunday, May 20th, running from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily (store hours may vary). It is a weekend for deals and fabulous finds! Shopping in downtown Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, and Route One has never offered more merchandise at bargain prices!  View Less
 
May 18, 11 am – 12 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
May 18, 5 – 7 pm • Lasagna Dinner • All Saints’ Church’s men’s group, The Boardwalk Boyswill host their annual Lasagna Dinner fundraiser at All Saints’ parish hall. Still free parking and fabulous weather. The lasagna dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 16 which will include lasagna, beverages and their signature brownies with ice cream. Wine at additional cost. There will be a 50/50 raffle with all of the proceeds going toward the Infirmary at Camp Arrowhead.
 
May 18, Doors 1 pm /Show 2 pm • Spring Concert Triple Threat, Musical Theatre Ensemble, This Event Is All Ages Tickets $10-12 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
May 18, 2 – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007.  $5 per person
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May 18, Doors 6 pm /Show 7 pm • Spring Concert Triple Threat, Musical Theatre Ensemble, This Event Is All Ages Tickets $10-12 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
May 18, 7 pm • Fun Home • Clear Space Theatre Company • A recent Tony Award winner for Best Musical, this production is not to be missed! When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Clear Space Theatre Company, 20 Baltimore Ave. Rehoboth Beach,  www.clearspacetheatre.org 302.227.2270
 
 Saturday • 19
May 19, 7:30 am Registration • 3rd Annual Rehoboth Run-for-the Books 5K • Friends of the Rehoboth Beach Public Library will present Kids Fun Run. Rehoboth Library is located at 226 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach. The event for runners and walkers of all ages starts behind the Rehoboth Library. Cost is $20 for students and for others is $25. No charge for Kids Fun Run. Pre-register at www.races2run.com  Proceeds benefit the library. Great after-party catered by SoDel Concepts.  For more information, contact: Barb Brown 302-521-0134 barb@races2run.com or visit www.raceroster.com/events/2018/15189/3rd-annual-rehoboth-run-for-the-books-5k
 
May 19, 9 am – 12 pm • Survive & Thrive 5K • Join Cancer Support Community Delaware for our 4th Annual Survive & Thrive 1 Mile Walk and 5K Walk/Run! Anyone can take part in this celebration of cancer survivors throughout our community! Join in the fun either as an individual OR create a team to encourage friends and colleagues to participate in the event. The event kicks off at Stango Park in beautiful downtown Lewes and travels along the Breakwater Trails. The walk/run ends back at Stango Park… then the Survivor’s Celebration begins!
 
May 19, 11 am – 12 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area, • learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes,
 
May 19, 11 am • Heritage Day at the Nanticoke Indian Museum • The Nanticoke Indian Museum is located at 26673 John J Williams Highway, Millsboro, Attractions include: Native American storytelling, dancing, music, and vendors, Traditional Native American food such as succotash, fry bread, and Indian tacos Featuring Guest Speakers: Nanticoke Alumni of Haskell Indian Boarding School. This Event is FREE to the public.
 
May 19, 12 – 6 pm • Delaware Wildlands • Roman Fisher Farm at the Great Cypress Swamp 24558 Cypress Road Frankford, the 3rd Annual Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival is a benefit event for Delaware Wild Lands (DWL). Festival grounds are on the scenic Roman Fisher Farm at the edge of the Great Cypress Swamp, the largest forest on the Delmarva Peninsula. DWL owns and manages 10,600 acres of the Swamp. The day will include Blue Grass bands, a variety of local food truck vendors, and FREE bus tours of the Cypress Swamp. Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Wildlands, For more information, contact: info@dewildlands.org or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-baldcypress-bluegrass-festival-2018-tickets-37159579302
 
May 19, 2 – 2:15 pm • Feeding Frenzy Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, call them cool, call them weird, but don’t call our fish late for dinner. Watch them chow down and find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee
 
May 19, 2 – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
May 19, 2 pm – 7:30 pm • History Book Festival – Lewes Public Library & Dogfish Inn –  It has been 43 years since Bruce Springsteen recorded the chart-busting album “Born to Run.” More than 140 million album sales later, Springsteen is considered one of the world’s most successful artists. The History Book Festival\’s Spring Preview will host two talks on May 19 by Chris Murray, who edited “Bruce Springsteen: From Asbury Park, to Born to Run, to Born in the USA.” The book will be available for purchase and signing at both events. The first author discussion, co-hosted by the Lewes Public Library, is scheduled from 2-2:30 p.m.   The event, co-sponsored by the library and the History Book Festival, is free and open to the public. To register, call the library at 302-645-2733 or stop by the Circulation Desk. Walk-ins also are welcome, space permitting. The second discussion, co-sponsored by Dogfish Head, is scheduled later in the day from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Dogfish Inn, 105 Savannah Rd. in Lewes. The $25 price of admission covers the author’s talk, Dogfish Head beer and spirits, a complimentary Dogfish Head glass, and appetizers. Tickets may be purchased on the Eventbrite website at https://historybookfestival.eventbrite.com or at the door (limited tickets available). Murray’s book includes the photography of David Gahr, who befriended the rising star and captured his ascent over a 10-year period from Asbury Park to the world stage.  The History Book Festival, a nonprofit formed in 2015 through the Greater Lewes Foundation, is the first of its kind in the nation, drawing to the Delaware beaches best-selling authors of historical fiction and non-fiction, avid readers, and lovers of history.  More information about the History Book Festival is available at the festival’s website at www.historybookfestival.org. For more information, contact: Jen Mason – (302) 644-2210 
 
May 19, 6 – 9 pm • The Piano Dudes • A fundraiser for hospital auxiliary featuring dueling pianos with fun interaction with audience to be held on May 19th. Dessert and beverages served at 6 pm. Show at 7 pm. Tickets $35/pp Riverfront Theatre, Contact: Bev Bullock Phone: 302 422 4131. Walnut S, Milford 
 
May 19, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm • Soul Searching Sunset Workshop • A gentle floating enrichment experience for those who contemplate their life’s purpose or wonder what the next chapter of life holds for them. Experience some much needed ME-TIME as you experience the magic of the sun setting on the water. Find peace and tranquility as you sit quietly on a stable floating platform. We’ll keep you safe in shallow water as we share inspiration. Life Coach, Lisa Condon will be present to share wisdom, answer questions and listen. Janis Markopoulos will also be on board to share the story of how they started their paddle boarding business back in 2010 and the life circumstances that led to that decision. We have some memorable surprises to wrap up the session as the stillness of night settles in. Please share with anyone you know who is at some cross-roads in life, needs some quiet time, is overworked or stressed or with anyone interested in being present in the moment and experiencing something magical. Tickets will be $79 per person. $50 if you have your own board.
 
May 19, 7 pm • Fun Home • Clear Space Theatre Company • A recent Tony Award winner for Best Musical, this production is not to be missed! When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Clear Space Theatre Company, 20 Baltimore Ave. Rehoboth Beach,  www.clearspacetheatre.org 302.227.2270
 
May 19, Doors 7 pm/ Show 8 pm • Deanna And Friends, Deanna Fitzpatrick, Lisa Bousson, George Koury Lisa Bousson This Event Is All Ages Tickets $30-35 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
May 19, 8 am – 5 pm • Spring Festival •  East Coast Garden Center! That means celebrating the season with flowers and events for the whole family!   “Tropical Paradise Party” on May 19th. East Coast Garden Center is your destination for everything Spring!
 
 Sunday • 20
May 20, 7 am – 11 am • DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K to Benefit the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition •   Tanger Outlets, 36501 Seaside Outlet Drive, Rehoboth Beach. Join the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition for the 9th Annual DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K. This event will honor the life and memory of Kim Miller, Friend of DBCC. The 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Walk is open to participants of all ages. Featuring giveaways, race awards, recognition for breast cancer survivors and a post-race party under the tent with beer & wine garden for those age 21 and older! The event will be held rain or shine. Run or walk in honor or memory of someone in your life who has been impacted by breast cancer. All proceeds from the 2018 DE-Feet Breast Cancer 5K benefit DBCC’s programs that increase breast cancer awareness, promote the importance of early detection, provide access to mammograms and cervical cancer screenings, and provide support and resources to women and men in our local community who are newly diagnosed or facing recurrence of breast cancer. Packet pick up and late registration will be held on Saturday, May 19 from 4pm – 6pm at Crooked Hammock Brewery in Lewes. Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. For more information, contact: Eliza Mohler, www.raceroster.com/events/2018/7984/9th-annual-de-feet-breast-cancer-5k-runwalk  emohler@debreastcancer.org  302-778-1102 x 1011 or visit
 
May 20, 3 pm • Fun Home • Clear Space Theatre Company • A recent Tony Award winner for Best Musical, this production is not to be missed! When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Clear Space Theatre Company, 20 Baltimore Ave. Rehoboth Beach,  www.clearspacetheatre.org 302.227.2270
 
May 20, 3 pm • A Broad’s Way Concert“ A Broad’s Way!” This group of ladies has quickly become a parish favorite. They will present a fun, toe-tapping show of favorite music from TV, film, and the Broadway stage. All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 18 Olive Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, 302-227-7202 

info@allsaintsandstgeorges.orghttp://www.allsaintsandstgeorges.org
 
 Monday • 21
May 21, 7 – 9 pm • Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art • Indian River Life-Saving Station, Locals Week: Half Price Special Explore the history and meanings behind the International Signal Code then paint your own Nautical Flag message on a piece of discarded park picnic table. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. $10 per person
 
May 21, 1 – 2 pm • Spanish cooking class • The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach will host a cooking class with Chef Charles on Spanish cuisine, featuring recipes, a small tasting and door prize. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us
 
 Tuesday • 22
May 22, 8:30 – 10:00 pm • Indian River Inlet Bridge Night Hike South Inlet Day Area •
 Locals Week: Half Price Special Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park interpreter and learn about how the inlet and the bridge have changed over the last 100 years. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. $3 per person
 
 Wednesday • 23
May 23, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm • Kayak Eco-Tour Savages Ditch • 
Locals Week: Half Price Special, Explore the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay while paddling a sit-on-top kayak on this 2.5-mile journey. Previous paddling experience recommended. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up. $17.50 per person
 
May 23, 1 – 3 pm • Citizen Archaeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches • Indian River Life-Saving Station • Locals Week: Half Price Special, Experience some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up. $2.50 per person
 
May 23, 5 – 6 pm • Patriotic music concert  The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on will host a free patriotic music concert to kick off Memorial Day weekend early, with patriotic music from WW IIunes. For more information, call (302) 539-5231 or visit www.southcoastal.lib.de.us
 
 Thursday • 24
May 24, 1 – 3 pm • Seining the Bay at Holts Landing • 
Holts Landing State Park, Locals Week: Half Price Special, Drag a 20-ft net through the shallow waters of Indian River Bay and identify a variety of sea creatures and discuss their adaptations for survival.  Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. Ages 3 and up. $2.50 per person
 
May 24, Doors 5:30 pm /Show 6 pm • Transcendental Jam Session Kirtan This Event Is All Ages Tickets $5 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
  
May 24, 8 – 10 pm • Lantern Tour Indian River Life-Saving Station • Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life- Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast, and then venture over the dune to patrol the beach and listen to local shipwreck tales. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. $10 per person 

    UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 Friday • 25
May 25, 10 am – 1 pm • Surf Fishing 101 Indian River Life-Saving Station • 
A simpler, summertime version of the very popular Introduction to Surf Fishing program. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. Ages 10 and up. $7.50 per person
 
May 25, 11 am – 12 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
May 25, 2 – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
May 25, 6 – 9 pm • 80th Birthday Bash and Benefit • There will be great food, drink and music for you to enjoy. Take the opportunity to bid on the many items that will be available in the auction. This event is a great way to start the summer and party with friends while supporting the Overfalls. Virden Center 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes Tickets available after April 15 www.overfalls.org
 
May 25, 6:30 – 7:30 pm • An Evening with Horseshoe Crabs Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, Witness one of nature’s amazing scenes, as horseshoe crabs parade up and down our beaches during their nesting season. We will explore the bay beach and uncover their mysterious lives. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person
 
May 25, Doors 7 pm /Show 8 pm • Sail on Beach Boys Tribute This Event Is All Ages Tickets $20-28 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
May 25, 8 – 9:30 pm • Beach Bonfire and A WILD Crab Chase! North Inlet Day Area Kick off the (unofficial) start to the summer with a beach bonfire and a program about the nocturnal ghost crab! The Bonfire will start by 8 – 9:30 p.m. and the naturalist-led ghost crab program will begin at 8:30. Meet on the North Inlet beach. FREE
 
Begins May 25, at Dusk • Bethany Movies on the Beach 2018http://townofbethanybeach.com/396/Movies-on-the-Beach • Meet us on the beach off Garfield Parkway Monday nights at dusk (September movies will be shown Friday nights at dusk on bandstand).  Bring your own beach chair or blanket.  All movies are weather dependent and could be moved to bandstand subject to surf conditions.  Cancellations will be posted on this page.
 
 Saturday • 26
May 26, Justin’s Beach House 5K, 2-miler
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The Justin’s Beach House 5K and 2-miler will take place on to benefit the Bethany Beach respite vacation home for families affected by cancer. The chip-timed event includes a post-race party on the boardwalk, T-shirts for all preregistered participants, awards by age group and a free pre-race Kiddie Dash for children. Details are online at http://justinjennings.org
 
May 26, 8 am – 2 pm • Strawberry Festival, St. Jude’s, Lewes. Hosted by Msgr. Francis Desmond & James C. Burke Columbiettes. Silent auction, craft table, strawberry shortcake, assorted foods, vendors, raffles. Contact Bonnie at 280-5795.
 
May 26, 9 am – 10:30 am • Seining Delaware Bay • Cape Henlopen State Park, 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
 
May 26, 9 am – 3 pm • 2018 Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival • This family friendly, eco-festival stretches from Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge to historic downtown Milton. The focus is on our natural bounty and wildlife, the resources found in our area and the hope of awakening and strengthening our appreciation of our environment. The Festival offers many choices from art to science and nature education to traditional family festival fun.
 
May 26, 9 am – 3 pm • The 11th annual Artisans Fair features arts and crafts in a wide array of media. Other attractions are a Farmers Market, raffle auction of artisans’ work, baked goods and 50-50 cash raffle. Lunch on the grounds. Free admission and free parking. South Coastal DE AARP, Proceeds Benefit: College scholarships for high school and adult students. For more information, contact: Ida Crist 302-732-6336 or visit www.SouthcoastalAARP.org Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Rt. 26, Ocean View, DE
 
May 26, 9 am – 3 pm • Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival • This family friendly, eco-festival stretches from Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge to historic downtown Milton. The focus is on our natural bounty and wildlife, the resources found in our area and the hope of awakening and strengthening our appreciation of our environment. The Festival offers many choices from art to science and nature education to traditional family festival fun. Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge and Town of Milton For information, visit www.historicmilton.com or call (302) 684-1101.
 
May 26, 9 am – 3 pm • Artisans Fair at Lord Baltimore Elementary School The 11th annual Artisans Fair, featuring unique handcrafted art objects.  Artisans will exhibit both inside and outside, showing textiles, fine art, glass, jewelry, photography, woodworking, metalwork and sculpture. An outside farmers’ market will offer a variety of produce and specialty foods. There will also be a raffle auction of artisans’ work, baked goods, a 50-50 cash raffle, and lunch and snack items. Admission and parking are free.
 
May 26, 10 am – 12 pm • Ask A State Park Naturalist • Fenwick Island Bathhouse Have you ever wondered why turtles cross the highway? Or why the marshmallow has the word marsh in its name? Or what programs will be offered throughout the summer? Stop by the information table on the beach near the bathhouse to find out! FREE
 
May 26, 10 am – 4 pm • Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival, Milton Municipal Park and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Milton. Exhibits from environmental agencies, nature hikes, birding trips. Go to www.fws.gov/refuge/prime_hook/  or call 684-8419.
 
May 26, 10 am – 4 pm • 10th Annual Delaware By Hand Members’ Day Show •Zwaanendael Park Lewes Features a wide array of unique and original art, www.delawarebyhand.org
 
May 26, 10 am – 4:30 pm • “A Sailor’s Life for Me” Zwaanendael Museum’s 7th Annual Maritime Celebration Maritime-themed activities including living-history re-enactors, encampments, musket drills, displays, demonstrations, tours, lectures and more. Downtown Lewes locations including the Zwaanendael Museum. Call 302-645-1148 or visit www.History.Delaware.gov for more information.
 
May 26, – May 27, 10 am – 5 pm • Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash • Encampment of pirate reenactors doing demonstrations and skits to educate about the pirates of the Delaware Bay. Vendors, food, music and activities for adults and children. 3357 Main St, Frederica.
 
May 26, 11 am – 12 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
May 26, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm • Ask A State Park Naturalist • Tower Road Beach Bathhouse Have you ever wondered why turtles cross the highway? Or why the marshmallow has the word marsh in its name? Or what programs will be offered throughout the summer? Stop by the information table on the beach near the bathhouse to find out! FREE
 
May 26, 2 – 2:15 pm • Feeding Frenzy Cape Henlopen State ParkLewes, call them cool, call them weird, but don’t call our fish late for dinner. Watch them chow down and find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee
 
May 26, 2 – 3 pm • Discover Battery 519 Fort Miles Historical Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. Lewes, learn how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person
 
May 26, 6 – 7:15 pm • Trinidad North • This band is part of the 4-day Bethany Beach Poseidon Festival.  From Trinidad to New Zealand, playing VIP events for the Wailers (Bob Marley’s Band), Earth Wind and Fire, Chicago, Kenney Chesney, Jimmy Buffett, and Philadelphia’s own Roots, Trinidad North brings a signature sound to the bandstand. http://www.townofbethanybeach.com/497/Poseidon-Festival
 
May 26, Doors 6:30/Movie 7 pm • Milford Second Street Players’ $5 movies, Riverfront Theater, South Walnut St., Milford. “Forrest Gump.” Go to www.secondstreetplayers.com 
 
May 26, Doors 7 pm /Show 8 pm • The Broadway Jukebox Presented by Brown Box Theatre Project This Event Is All Ages Tickets $15-20 http://www.miltontheatre.com/events/
 
May 26, 7:30 – 8:30 pm • Campfire Program: Night Sights Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, find out how some of Cape’s nocturnal animals see and seek out others in the dark. Bring marshmallows and sticks for roasting after the program! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. Recommended for ages 5 and up with an adult. Park at the campground overflow parking lot and meet at the campground amphitheater. For more information call the Nature Center at 302-645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee.
 
May 26, 7:30 – 9 pm • Parrotbeach – Jimmy Buffett Tribute If you missed them at last year’s Poseidon Festival, this is your chance.  Whether you’re a Jimmy Buffett fan or just a beach lover, a show with PARROTBEACH will have you singing, laughing, and dancing in the aisles. Come to the party dressed in your best Buffett outfit for added fun! http://www.townofbethanybeach.com/497/Poseidon-Festival
 
May 26, 8 – 9:15 pm • Desert Highway band has been captivating and entertaining major audiences. Their critically acclaimed performances are a nonstop journey through numerous radio hits, top ten singles and favorite solo works of The Eagles. Musically and visually, Desert Highway presents a unique edge in performing The Eagles’ varied music catalogue. Desert Highway is a passionate group of six talented professionals, who are studio and concert tour veterans with major recording artists. The band performs live the rich vocal harmonies and intricate guitar styles. Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, Rehoboth Beach Bandstand http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/
 
May 26, 8 – 9:30 pm • Battery 519 Lantern Tour Fort Miles Historical Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr. 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. $5per person
 
 Sunday • 27
May 27, 9:30 am – 10:30 am • Dolphin Watch Cape Henlopen State Park, 
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
 
May 27, 10 am – 4:30 pm • “A Sailor’s Life for Me” • Zwaanendael Museum’s 7th Annual Maritime Celebration Maritime-themed activities including living-history re-enactors, encampments, musket drills, displays, demonstrations, tours, lectures and more. Downtown Lewes locations including the Zwaanendael Museum, call 302-645-1148 or visit www.History.Delaware.gov for more information.
 
May 27, 7:30 – 9 pm • US Navy Cruisers This band is part of Bethany’s 4-day Poseidon Festival.  The group takes its name from the Navy’s versatile, flexible, multi-missioned ship – the Cruiser – and the band lives up to its namesake by having the capabilities of playing genres of music ranging from jazz & standards, rhythm & blues, classic rock, adult contemporary and pop as well as original material. Website: http://www.townofbethanybeach.com/497/Poseidon-Festival
 
May 27, 8 – 9:15 pm • The Jimi Smooth Band • It is always intriguing to watch artists combine their talents and pledge their efforts collectively. So, with this nucleus of positive minds comes the family of Jimi Smooth & HitTime. Originating in our Nation’s Capital, Jimi Smooth & HitTime is a versatile and multi-talented group of professionals. Jimi Smooth & HitTime is considered by many as D.C.’s “hottest group” and covering the eastern seaboard with their reputation of style, flare and musical talents. Inspired by various groups, Jimi Smooth & HitTime developed a unique manner, which singles them out as a very explosive self-contained conglomerate of musical efforts.  Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, Rehoboth Beach Bandstand http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/ 

  Monday • 28
MEMORIAL DAY


May 28, 11 am • Bethany Beach Memorial Day Ceremony • A Memorial Day ceremony will be held on the Bethany Beach bandstand hosted by the VFW Post 7234
 
May 28, 11 am – 12 pm • Lewes Annual Memorial Day Parade • the parade will begin at Lewes Presbyterian Church parking lot in downtown Lewes, 133 Kings Highway. The parade will cross over the bridge towards the beach and end at post 17. Visitors and friends come line the streets and pay tribute! The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 17 will be promoting Poppies. We hope you will donate to support the work for Veterans. War your Red, White, & Blue or military attire and come celebrate.  Contact Murt Foos 301.706.0213 or Bert Long 302.236.9826
 
May 28, 2 – 4 pm • Island Fusion • This is the final attraction in Bethany’s 4-day Poseidon Festival. Since 1978, husband and wife team Nancy and Jody have been performing multi-genre covers and originals in true island style.  They’ve played their steel drum fusion of music from the Bahamas and Montreal to local venues. Website: http://www.townofbethanybeach.com/497/Poseidon-Festival
 
May 28, 3:30 pm • History Happened Here: Cape Water Tours Cruise • Join a knowledgeable Lewes Historical Society guide on board the Cape Water Tours for a cruise along Lewes’s waterways. Journey back in time into Lewes’s maritime past. Hear about the important role of the Delaware Breakwater and the history of its construction. Get an up close photographic opportunity of the 1855 East End Lighthouse, a long-time local landmark. The cost for this tour is $22 for adults; $15 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased by calling Cape Water Tours at 302-644-7334 or visiting the link below.  You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your booking. https://capewatertaxi.com/
 
 Tuesday • 29
May 29, 7:45 – 9:45 pm • Sun, Moon, and the Bridge South Inlet Day Area
Don’t forget your camera on this one! Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a Park Interpreter to view the sun set over the Indian River Bay and the full moon rise over the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about cool facts and bridge history on your way up the bridge. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Pre-registration required. $6 per person
 
 Wednesday • 30
May 30, 7 pm • Milton Concerts in the Park: Smooth Sound
 – Memorial Park. Free Admission. Bring your own lawn chairs.
 
 Thursday • 31
May 31, 5 – 7 pm • Top Chef of the Culinary Coast • 
Participants taste dishes prepared by approximately 16 local chefs and vote on who they think has the best dish.  Ticket includes all tastings and two alcoholic beverages.  This is a 21-year-old and over event. Held at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club. For information, call (302) 645-7449 or visit www.mealsonwheels-lr.org
 
May 31, 7 pm – 9 pm • Locals Under the Lights • Locals Under the Lights returns to The Freeman Stage for the sixth season! Audience members can sit back, relax and enjoy local and up-and-coming artists perform on the same stage as national acts, such as Smokey Robinson, O.A.R., and Chris Janson.
Website: https://freemanstage.org/events-tickets

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 • Begins May 26 http://www.rehobothbandstand.com/events/ 


Bethany Beach BandStand • Begins June 8 • through Labor Day weekend. Events are weather-dependent. http://townofbethanybeach.com/261/Bandstand 


FARMER’S MARKETS 2018

APRIL

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

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

MAY

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

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

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

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

JUNE

Bethany Beach Farmers MarketJune 3 • 8 am -12 pm • Sundays, Across the street from the PNC Bank, Bethany

Farmers Market Crooked Hammock Brewery, June 6 • 8 am -11 am • Wednesdays, Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes

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


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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