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  1. Calendar Overlay Appoquinimink Recreation Center (12)
  2. Calendar Overlay Art Studio (4)
  3. Calendar Overlay Art Studio - Adult & Teen (4)
  4. Calendar Overlay Art Studio - Kaleidoscope Adapted Art Studio (3)
  5. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions - Board of Adjustment (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions - Historic Review Board (1)
  7. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions - Planning Board (1)
  8. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions - RPATAC (1)
  9. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions-License Inspection & Review (1)
  10. Calendar Overlay County Council - Meeting Schedule (4)
  11. Calendar Overlay Glasgow Park (2)
  12. Calendar Overlay Hockessin CRC (1)
  13. Calendar Overlay Holiday - ALL (35)
  14. Calendar Overlay Holidays (2)
  15. Calendar Overlay Live Healthy New Castle County (2)
  16. Calendar Overlay Rockwood (4)
  17. Calendar Overlay The Eatery at the Route 9 Library (3)

Appoquinimink Recreation Center

  1. Monday Morning Mingle

    December 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Get to know your MOT neighbors by joining us for free coffee and a social time with opportunities to play games and trivia, walk to music and enjoy a monthly guest speaker. Call (302) 378-5599 for information. Adults

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  2. Monday Morning Mingle

    December 9, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 PM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    This class is a featured monthly speakers class focusing on "Are You Strong Enough?" Get to know your MOT neighbors by joining us for free coffee and a social time with opportunities to play games and trivia, walk to music and enjoy a monthly guest speaker. Call (302) 378-5599 for information. Adults

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  3. Sign, Sing and Play

    December 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Opportunity for social interaction and potential friendships abound, playing and learning signs and songs related to a theme. Ages 9 Months-5 with a Caregiver.

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  4. Chair Yoga and Meditation

    December 12, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Chair yoga is a gentle practice done using a chair for assistance and is a perfect exercise for those suffering for many conditions including chronic pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis and more. Adults

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  5. Movers and Shakers

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Enjoy songs, lyrics, rhythm, games and activities. Explore song, dance and colorful musical instruments of all kinds. Ages 9 Months-5 with a Caregiver

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  6. Monday Morning Mingle

    December 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Get to know your MOT neighbors by joining us for free coffee and a social time with opportunities to play games and trivia, walk to music and enjoy a monthly guest speaker. Call (302) 378-5599 for information. Adults

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  7. Sign, Sing and Play

    December 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Opportunity for social interaction and potential friendships abound, playing and learning signs and songs related to a theme. Ages 9 Months-5 with a Caregiver.

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  8. Chair Yoga and Meditation

    December 19, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Chair yoga is a gentle practice done using a chair for assistance and is a perfect exercise for those suffering for many conditions including chronic pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis and more. Adults

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  9. Movers and Shakers

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Enjoy songs, lyrics, rhythm, games and activities. Explore song, dance and colorful musical instruments of all kinds. Ages 9 Months-5 with a Caregiver

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  10. Monday Morning Mingle

    December 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Get to know your MOT neighbors by joining us for free coffee and a social time with opportunities to play games and trivia, walk to music and enjoy a monthly guest speaker. Call (302) 378-5599 for information. Adults

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  11. Chair Yoga and Meditation

    December 26, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Chair yoga is a gentle practice done using a chair for assistance and is a perfect exercise for those suffering for many conditions including chronic pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis and more. Adults

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  12. Monday Morning Mingle

    December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Appoquinimink Community Recreation Center

    Get to know your MOT neighbors by joining us for free coffee and a social time with opportunities to play games and trivia, walk to music and enjoy a monthly guest speaker. Call (302) 378-5599 for information. Adults

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Art Studio

  1. COLLAGE AND MIXED MEDIA 101

    December 2, 2019, 6:15 PM - December 16, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Art Studio

    Three 1-hour, 45-minute classes. Appreciate art in your everyday life. Learn out-of-the-box collage techniques, helping you express emotion or simply make a gift for someone special. Collage is an accessible medium for all abilities. Push the boundaries of initial ideas of collage and learn new techniques. Teens/Adults

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  2. Sting Art

    December 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hockessin Library

    Retro and trendy, this craft is easy for beginners to create a dramatic finished piece of art for your walls. Presented by The Art Studio.

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  3. Free Creative Art Saturday at The Art Studio

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Art Studio

    Create a fun art project with a local artist. Call (302) 995-7661 for more information. Registration is not required. Ideal for children ages 4+, adults and families! FREE

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  4. HOLIDAY CENTERPIECES

    December 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art Studio

    One 2-hour class. Learn floral design techniques to create an elongated table centerpiece complete with taper candles to adorn your holiday table or to give as a gift. Combine fresh evergreens, flowers and other materials. With repeated watering, piece will last the holiday season. Adults

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Art Studio - Adult & Teen

  1. Weaving Open Studio

    December 3, 2019, 6:00 PM - February 25, 2020, 9:00 PM @ Art Studio

    3-hour sessions. Open studio for beginning and experienced weavers to work on floor looms. Table top looms also available. Teens/Adults

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  2. BOHO ICE DYED SCARVES

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Art Studio

    One 1½-hour class. Ice dying creates a one-of-a-kind pattern, creating unique works of beauty that you can wear. Each scarf is graced with subtle color changes and stunning contrasts as the ice melts and carries the dye into the silk. Scarves may be completed by instructor. Teens/Adults

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  3. CONNECTING GENERATIONS: FELT BEAD JEWELRY

    December 14, 2019, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Art Studio

    One 3-hour class. Try something new and experience art with your family and friends. Create your own jewelry while enjoying time together. Use fine wool roving, soap and friction to create fun colorful felt beads. Combine with decorative threads and glass bead accents to make a bracelet, earrings or necklace. Adults and Ages 6+ with a Caregiver.

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  4. INDIGO DYED SCARVES

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Art Studio

    One 1½-hour class. Indigo dying is fun and even beginners end up with stunning results. The fabric first comes out of the dye bath bright green and turns to deep blue right before your eyes. Dye and silk scarf are provided. Bring your own cotton/linen items to dye, if desired. Wear clothes that can get dirty as the dye is permanent. Teens/Adults

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Art Studio - Kaleidoscope Adapted Art Studio

  1. Kaleidoscope Open Studio

    December 12, 2019, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Art Studio

    2-hour class. This open studio exposes students to clay, sculpture, watercolor and acrylic painting, drawing, photography, oil pastels, mixed media, music, creative movement and drama. Work on projects on a long-term basis. Call (302) 995-7661 at least one day before program to register. Ages 16-Adults

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  2. Adaptive Paint Party

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Art Studio

    One 2-hour class. A fun and inclusive evening of painting and socializing in partnership with Art Therapy Express. Paint beautiful pieces of art while learning how to express yourself creatively! Adults

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  3. Kaleidoscope Open Studio

    December 19, 2019, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Art Studio

    2-hour class. This open studio exposes students to clay, sculpture, watercolor and acrylic painting, drawing, photography, oil pastels, mixed media, music, creative movement and drama. Work on projects on a long-term basis. Call (302) 995-7661 at least one day before program to register. Ages 16-Adults

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Boards and Commissions - Board of Adjustment

  1. Board of Adjustment Public Hearing

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM @ New Castle Room NCC Government Center

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Boards and Commissions - Historic Review Board

  1. Historic Review Board Public Hearing

    December 17, 2019, 5:00 PM @ New Castle Room NCC Government Center

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Boards and Commissions - Planning Board

  1. Planning Board Business Meeting

    December 17, 2019, 9:00 AM @ New Castle Room

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Boards and Commissions - RPATAC

  1. Resource Protection Area Technical Advisory Committee Public Hearing

    December 18, 2019, 9:30 AM @ New Castle Room

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Boards and Commissions-License Inspection & Review

  1. License Inspection and Review Board Public Hearing

    December 12, 2019, 3:30 PM @ New Castle Room

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County Council - Meeting Schedule

  1. Executive Committee

    December 10, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Council's Conference Room

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  2. Public Safety Committee

    December 10, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Council's Conference Room

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  3. Finance Committee

    December 10, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Council's Conference Room

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  4. Council Meeting

    December 10, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Council Chambers

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Glasgow Park

  1. Holiday Celebration and Market at Glasgow Park

    December 13, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Glasgow Regional Park

    Join us as we come together to celebrate the annual Holiday Celebration and Market at Glasgow Park. There will be music, gift and specialty food vendors, live performances, refreshments, and Santa’s Workshop with activities and more. Don’t forget to bring your camera to take a picture with Santa! FREE Featured performers: Imagination Players Bayard “Borchestra” Appoquinimink High School Band and More! Friday, December 13, 5-9 p.m. Tree and menorah lighting at 7 p.m. Glasgow Park Bank Barn and Frazer House US Route 40 and DE Route 896, Bear

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  2. Park After Dark Full Moon Yoga at Glasgow Park

    December 21, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM @ Glasgow Regional Park

    Full Moon Yoga on each full moon throughout the fall and winter. Enjoy Glasgow Park at night, illuminated by the full moon. Yoga lasts 45 minutes. Dress warmly in comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. $5 drop-in fee per class. Registration required by emailing Colton.Turtoro@newcastlede.gov.

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Hockessin CRC

  1. Book Club

    December 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Hockessin Community Recreation Center

    Join in and discuss assigned book of the month! Run by guest librarian from Hockessin Library. This is a FREE event. No RSVP required - just show up!

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Holiday - ALL

  1. Holiday Safety

    December 9, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Bear Library

    Join New Castle County Police professionals as they detail safety precautions such as safe shopping practices useful to protect your person, family and property, especially during the busy holiday season.

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  2. Keepsake Box Decorating

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Appoquinimink Library

    Decorate small keepsake boxes with sharpies, stickers and decoupage.

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  3. Krampus Escape Room

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Claymont Library

    solve a series of puzzles to escape the Norse mythological creature, Krampus. Enjoy holiday-themed treats after escaping the room.

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  4. Santa's Visit and Story Time

    December 10, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Brandywine Hundred Library

    Families can do crafts, play games and meet the special visitor from the North Pole. Bring your camera for pictures with Santa.

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  5. Holidays Around the World

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Explore the variety of holidays from different countries and religions through story, songs and crafts. Ages 5-Adult, Under age 11 with a Caregiver.

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  6. String Art

    December 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hockessin Library

    Retro and trendy, this craft is easy for beginners to create a dramatic finished piece of art for your walls. Presented by The Art Studio. Teens / Adults.

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  7. Holiday Stories with Santa

    December 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Wilmington Public Library

    Santa Claus is coming to the library! Join us as we hear stories and sing songs with Santa. Registration is Required. All ages.

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  8. Winter Wonderland Magic

    December 12, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Claymont Library

    Magician Steve Woyce puts on a show packed with magical routines that include snowmen, penguins, candy canes and snowballs.

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  9. Great Gingerbread Construction Party

    December 12, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ New Castle Public Library

    Food, Fun, crafts. Presented by the William Penn High School. All ages.

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  10. Holiday Concert

    December 13, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Newark Free Library

    First State Ringers hand bell choir present a concert of holiday music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Newark Free Library. All ages.

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  11. Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

    December 14, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Bear Library

    Learn different decorating techniques and go home with a festive gingerbread cookie. Families are welcome and supplies are included.

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  12. Holiday Scavenger Hunt

    December 14, 2019, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Appoquinimink Library

    Let's usher in the season with some fun! Register your team of 2-5 members by December 13 at the Reference Desk. Pick up your clue list from the library on December 14. Teams who complete the hunt are entered into a prize drawing. A smartphone is necessary to answer some clues.

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  13. Holiday Concert

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Newark Free Library

    First State Ringers hand bell choir present a concert of holiday music. Sponsored by the Friends of the Newark Free Library. All ages.

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  14. How the Grinch Stole WHO-ckessin

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Hockessin Library

    Join us for an interactive showing of the original classic Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In partnership with the Hockessin Business Association. All ages.

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  15. Tassel Jewelry Making

    December 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Appoquinimink Library

    Make a tassel and bead necklace. All materials provided. No prior experience is necessary.

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  16. Wreath Making

    December 14, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Claymont Library

    Learn how to create your own holiday wreath. Supplies provided. Tickets given out 30 minutes prior to start of of program on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  17. Holiday Concert: Winter Mandolin Performance

    December 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Delaware City Library

    Enjoy a performance by musician Stephen Kleiman, who plays winter holiday themed music on the mandolin.

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  18. Santa Green Screen

    December 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Visit the library for Christmas fun. Have your picture taken ad be transported to the North Pole through Green Screen technology. All ages.

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  19. Holiday Luncheon

    December 17, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Absalom Jones Senior Center

    Lunch includes a baked potato bar with all the toppings, appetizers, punch and door prizes. Music and dancing with DJ Jack.

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  20. Santa is Coming!

    December 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ New Castle Public Library

    Santa Dan tells Christmas stories, sing songs and take pictures with the audience. All ages.

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  21. Family Movie Night

    December 17, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Wilmington Public Library

    Enjoy a holiday movie and popcorn with the family. Registration is required. All ages.

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  22. Winter Family Story Time

    December 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Woodlawn Library

    Bring the whole family to a special story time featuring books, music and activities that celebrate winter! Ages Birth-7.

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  23. Holiday Concert

    December 17, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Kirkwood Library

    A festive holiday hand bell concert featuring the immensely popular First State Ringers. Sponsored by Friends of the Kirkwood Library. All ages.

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  24. Holiday Tales

    December 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Claymont Library

    Storyteller musician Clem Bowen presents interactive and uplifting stories.

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  25. Make a Holiday Craft with the Silhouette

    December 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Make a holiday craft using the Makers Lab’s Silhouette Cutter . Must have completed Maker Lab Orientation to participate. Ages 16-Adults.

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  26. Holiday Treats

    December 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Celebrate the season by decorating and eating your own holiday cookies . Treats are limited. First come, first served. Ages 5-12 with a Caregiver.

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  27. Holiday Concert

    December 19, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ New Castle Public Library

    Celebration Bell Ringers of New Castle Presbyterian Church presents a concert of seasonal holiday music at the library. All ages.

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  28. Light Up the Night Winter Party

    December 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Brandywine Hundred Library

    On the longest night of the year, chase away the dark with stories, games and crafts. Bring a flashlight and wear your PJ's for a shining celebration of night.

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  29. Holiday Concert

    December 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hockessin Library

    Vox Humana Choir offers winter and Christmas-themed songs at this concert. Refreshments provided and served by the Friends of the Hockessin Library.

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  30. Holiday Concert

    December 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hockessin Library

    Celebrate the holiday season with the beautiful sounds of the First State Ringers. Refreshments provided and served by the Friends of the Hockessin Library. All ages.

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  31. Picture Book Putt Putt

    December 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hockessin Library

    Try out our mini-golf course. Golf balls and putters provided. Sign up for a tee time in the Children’s Room on a first –come, first-served basis. Ages 3+.

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  32. Holiday Movie

    December 26, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ New Castle Public Library

    Call for title. Registration is required. All ages.

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  33. Winter Holidays Celebration

    December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Brandywine Hundred Library

    Which winter holidays does your family celebrate? Enjoy some familiar crafts and games of winter holidays and discover some new (to you!).

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  34. Noon Year's Eve Party

    December 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brandywine Hundred Library

    Welcome in the New Year with crafts, music and a balloon drop at this family-friendly party.

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  35. Two Years' Eve Party

    December 31, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Appoquinimink Library

    Celebrate 2019 and prepare for 2020 with crafts, refreshments, a photo boothand a balloon drop.

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Holidays

  1. Christmas Eve - County Offices Closed at 12:00 Noon

    December 24, 2019, All Day

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  2. Christmas Day - County Offices Closed

    December 25, 2019, All Day

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Live Healthy New Castle County

  1. Iron Hill Park Hiking Club

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Iron Hill Park

    No matter what the season, hikers are treated to a cornucopia of sights and sounds along the trails. Meet at the top of the upper parking lot at Iron Hill Park and enjoy the trail with your follow hikers. Wear hiking gear suitable for all weather. Trails include varying degrees of difficulty. Water bottle and bug repellent optional. All ages

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  2. Middle Run Hiking Club

    December 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Ready to start hiking? Join the Club! Bring a friend and make a friend or two. Teaming up with others increases your motivation and helps you gain all the health benefits that come with regular hiking. Free, but registration is required. Trails in this park are not paved and are somewhat hilly. There are many trails of various lengths throughout this beautiful natural area. If you are looking for a moderate workout in a gorgeous setting and a way to get those 10,000 steps in, this is the Hiking Club for you. Open to all ages! Meet at the parking lot off of Possum Hollow Road promptly at 9 a.m. Possum Hollow Road is just off of Possum Park Road. Traveling on Possum Park Road from Kirkwood Highway, turn right onto Possum Hollow Road. Follow back to just before the gate to Tri-state Bird Rescue. Turn left into the park (see the Live Healthy NCC feather flag) and follow the gravel road back about 1/2 mile to the parking area New Castle County, Department of Community Services

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Rockwood

  1. Holiday Candlelight Tours at Rockwood Museum

    December 13, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Rockwood Museum

    Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum's holiday display, "Home for the Holidays."

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  2. Holiday Candlelight Tours at Rockwood Museum

    December 14, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Rockwood Museum

    Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum's holiday display, "Home for the Holidays."

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  3. Holiday Candlelight Tours at Rockwood Museum

    December 20, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Rockwood Museum

    Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum’s holiday display, “Home for the Holidays.”

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  4. Holiday Candlelight Tours at Rockwood Museum

    December 21, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Rockwood Museum

    Enjoy a rare evening tour of the mansion and view the museum’s holiday display, “Home for the Holidays.”

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The Eatery at the Route 9 Library

  1. Gifts from the Kitchen: Holiday Cookies in a Jar at The Route 9 Eatery Cafe

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Join us at the Route 9 Eatery! Learn to make Holiday Cookies in a Jar, the perfect Holiday gift for friends, family or teachers. A thoughtful gift that requires no cooking. We provide the tools and knowledge needed to complete one gift and make it easy enough to repeat it in your own kitchen. Registration required. All ages. Kids 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

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  2. Family Gingerbread House Decorating at The Route 9 Eatery Cafe

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Build and decorate a gingerbread house with your friends or family. We have all the gum drops, red hots, and more. Registration required. $15/house. All ages. Kids 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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  3. Gifts from the Kitchen: Sugar Body Scrub "Sand Art" at The Route 9 Eatery Cafe

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Route 9 Library & Innovation Center

    Join us at the Route 9 Eatery! Learn to make A Sugary Body Scrub, the perfect Holiday gift for friends, family or teachers. A thoughtful gift that requires no cooking. We provide the tools and knowledge needed to complete one gift and make it easy enough to repeat it in your own kitchen. Registration required. All ages. Kids 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

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