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

July 2021

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  1. Sun Jul. 25

    Delaware Shakespeare: Midsummer Mix Tape at Rockwood Park “Mark the music!” – The Merchant of Venice Orig...
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  2. Mon Jul. 26

    Beginning Line Dancing at Glasgow Park Learn basic line dances and show off your skills i...
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  3. Tue Jul. 27

    Rockwood Flow Yoga Outdoor exercise with instructor Mary Ann Quinn He...
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  1. Tue Jul. 27

    Tai Chi at Glasgow Park Tai Chi combines soft flowing movements with prope...
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  2. Tue Jul. 27

    Rockwood Watercolors (Adults) Participants will choose a scene from the beautifu...
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  3. Wed Jul. 28

    Rockwood’s Apothecary Garden Tours The plants growing in Rockwood's Apothecary Garden...
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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.