Community Events & Programs

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Jane Rattenni

James H. Gilliam Building
77 Read's Way
New Castle, DE 19720



Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Holiday Closures)

New Castle County Special Events are opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to interact and come together as a community to enjoy one of the County’s parks. The events serve to build trust and a sense of belonging to the community and thus improve our quality of life.

For weather related updates or cancellation information call the Special Event Hotline 302-395-5659

October 2020

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  1. Wed Oct. 7 - Wed Oct. 28

    VIRTUAL FIBER ARTS AND FABRIC DYEING Four 2-hour virtual classes. We will explore the m...
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  2. Wed Oct. 14 - Wed Nov. 4

    VIRTUAL BEGINNER'S WATERCOLOR Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn watercolor tech...
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  3. Fri Oct. 16 - Fri Nov. 6

    VIRTUAL BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn fundamental pai...
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  1. Fri Oct. 23

    Rockwood Park Family Stroll Scavenger Hunt Enjoy the beauty of Rockwood Park and Museum and t...
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  2. Sat Oct. 24

    Drive-In Concert: Best Kept Soul at Glasgow Park Come out and enjoy a special live concert drive-in...
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  3. Sun Oct. 25

    Drawing and Nature Walk in Rockwood Park Bring any sized sketch pad and pencil for an enjoy...
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Severe Weather

In the event of high severity weather conditions, event attendees and participants will be advised by announcement from the event organizers to “shut down.” If there is not time for an orderly evacuation, event attendees will be advised to shelter in place in buses, automobiles, or park pavilions or structures as may be appropriate for the expected conditions.