Delaware’s Own World-Renowned Birder

American Birding Association headquarters now in First State, thanks to Jeff Gordon.


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Jeff Gordon has loved animals ever since he can remember and, as a kid growing up in the Deerhurst neighborhood in Brandywine Hundred, his interests were typical for a boy living in a suburban jungle—snakes, frogs and creepy, crawly insects.

Then, one day, his eyes turned toward the sky.

“It was almost a conversion experience,’’ Gordon says. “I’m still interested in all types of wildlife and natural history in general, but, for some reason, birds have a hold on me like nothing else. And at some point, I realized that I wanted to make birds my vocation. I wanted to discover everything I could about them and then share my knowledge and my passion with others.

“So far, it’s worked out pretty well.’’

As president of the American Birding Association, Gordon has come full circle, returning to his home state as well as influencing the relocation of the ABA’s national headquarters from Denver to Delaware City.

The move comes at a time when Delaware is focusing on a growing trend in the tourism industry, trying to attract visitors who have an interest in observing wildlife and supporting conservation efforts. 

“Jeff Gordon is world-renowned as a birder,’’ says Linda Parkowski, the director of tourism for the state of Delaware. “We’re really looking forward to him and his organization setting up camp in Delaware and helping us show people all the wonderful things this state has to offer as a destination for birders and all wildlife lovers. Having the ABA in our backyard is a real boost for eco-tourism in Delaware.’’

The American Birding Association, which was founded in 1968, has more than 12,000 members from every state and more than 40 countries. Ninety-eight of those members are from Delaware—almost double the number that was in the state chapter as recently as 2011. The ABA, a nonprofit, is the only organization in the U.S. that’s dedicated to recreational birding.

And while Gordon may have had input in the relocation, the main reason for the group’s move is that the Delmarva Peninsula is in the middle of the Atlantic Flyway, one of four main migratory paths across North America, where 410 different species of birds have been officially recorded in Delaware.

There are six bird-watching regions in the state, which are categorized by their ecological diversity: Piedmont Hills and Valleys (most of northern New Castle County, including the Brandywine Valley), the Delaware River Coast, Delaware Bay Coast, Forest and Farmland (mostly western Kent County), Ocean Beaches and Inland Bays, and Cypress and Pine (mostly southern and western Sussex County).

Popular birding sites include the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge along Delaware Bay, which was recognized by the American Bird Conservancy as one of “America’s Top 100 Important Birding Areas.’’ There have been 278 species of birds recorded at Bombay Hook, and 103 species nest there.

Another important spot is Pea Patch Island—which can be seen from the ABA’s new headquarters in Delaware City’s historic Central Hotel—the home to one of the largest and most varied heronries on the East Coast. And there’s also Delaware’s best-known wildlife adventure, the annual spring spawning of horseshoe crabs around Delaware Bay, which lures thousands of red knots, sanderlings and sandpipers that refuel on the crab eggs as they migrate north to their Arctic breeding grounds.

“Delaware has everything we were looking for,’’ says Gordon, 50. “And, as a bonus, I get to come home.’’

He credits his mother, Kathleen Gordon, for instilling in him a strong empathy toward wildlife. She loved nature and was a volunteer guide for the Delaware Nature Society while he was growing up, he says. Then, a trip to the Everglades with a youth naturalist group opened his eyes to the variety and majesty of the bird kingdom. Later, he got a job as a birding tour guide in Austin, Texas, which helped him land a job with the ABA in Colorado, where he worked his way up to become its president.

Delaware rolled out the red carpet when state officials learned the ABA was considering Delaware City for its new home. Gov. Jack Markell and Alan Levin, the state’s director of economic development, wooed the birding group to be another part of a First State avian empire that includes the Delaware Audubon Society, the Delmarva Ornithological Society, the Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Center, and Ducks Unlimited, which are all dedicated to habitat preservation and enjoyment of nature in general.

“They actively courted us,’’ Gordon says. “And they’ve done everything they can to make us feel welcome here. They knew, just like we did, that the ABA is a great fit for Delaware.’’

For Parkowski, the arrival of the American Birding Association in Delaware is a win-win situation. As an outdoor enthusiast, whose husband, Mike, is an environmental lawyer, she also has a personal interest in preserving wildlife and habitat.

“Everyone realizes that it all starts with habitat,’’ Parkowski says. “If you preserve that, everything else will take care of itself.’’

She also appreciates the impact on the state’s eco-tourism efforts. 

“Wildlife viewing has become extremely popular, and it brings in visitors who have a little bit higher income, which is obviously a good thing for the local economy,’’ Parkowski  says. “And it’s an activity that is growing more popular all the time, especially with younger people. When they go on vacation, they tend to want
to do more things and be more active, and we’re
doing our best to make sure they have that option. And having the American Birding Association move to Delaware is a big part of that.’’

The money that’s generated by eco-tourism is impressive, too. A study by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, released in 2012, found that trail-based activities, which include bird-watching, generate $174 million in revenue for the Delmarva Peninsula annually.

Matt Sarver, a member of the board of the Delmarva Ornithological Society, says the ABA will further Delaware’s reputation among bird-watchers.

“I think the state knows a good thing when it sees it, and eco-tourism is a good thing,’’ he says. “There aren’t many things out there that are good for the economy and for the ecology, and eco-tourism is both.’’

Sarver’s conversion to birding was a lot like Gordon’s. He was a “backyard bird-watcher’’ and didn’t dive headfirst into birding until he got older. He’s found that birders come from every walk of life and every nationality. And one of its attractions, he says, is that it’s relatively cheap—all you need to start is a good book on birds and a pair of binoculars.

“I think one reason people enjoy it so much is that, unlike a lot of other animals, there are so many different kinds of birds,’’ Sarver said. “You can never get bored because you never know what you’re going to see or when you’re going to see it. At the same time, even though there is an incredible diversity in birds that can keep people’s interest, there aren’t so many in a specific area that you can’t master all of the birds in your area with a few years of dedicated study.’’

When asked why people would want to spend so much time and effort studying birds, Sarver smiles.

“Because they can fly,’’ he says. “How many of us have looked up in the sky and seen an eagle soaring above and been envious that it can fly? That’s a subject that has fascinated people since ancient times, and people are still fascinated when they see how gracefully and effortlessly a bird flies. I think that strikes a common chord in most of us.’’

It certainly did with ABA member Taj Schottland, who grew up in Vermont, where there are plenty of open spaces to watch birds. He wasn’t sure what to expect from the local birding community when he arrived in Newark almost two years ago to pursue his career as a biologist. 

“I realized that Delaware has absolutely spectacular birding,’’ Schottland says. “I had no idea what a diverse place this is and how accessible everything is. I mean, you can go to someplace like Prime Hook and see tens and tens of thousands of birds in a single day—and up close, too.

“And now, having the ABA relocate to Delaware City definitely raises the profile of Delaware for birders in the U.S.,’’ he says. “A lot of people travel to Cape May, and now they’ll hear about all the great things happening across the bay. Then, they’ll get here and see how cool Delaware is for birders.’’ 

John Barczewski, an ABA member who grew up in Wilmington, became interested in birds when he was 10 and his father bought him a bird book.

“I was glued to it for a long time,’’ Barczewski says. “Then, one day, I saw a goldfinch in my backyard, and it was so cool to actually see this bird in real life instead of just a page in a book. It was a life-changing experience because it made me think, ‘Gosh, what else is out there?’’’

Barczewski and Schottland approach their bird-watching hobby differently. Barczewski is more laid-back, while Schottland is competitive. He and his bird-watching friends vie to see who  can spot the most of a new species or the first bird of a season.

“We really get into it. We even do a little trash talking,’’ Schottland says with a laugh. “It makes birding more enjoyable for us and gives us something to talk about. It just shows how diverse bird-watching is—the birds and the people who do it.’’

For world-class migratory bird sanctuaries and other outdoor adventures around the state, check out the Delaware Nature Trail, which includes sites in all three counties. www.visitdelaware.com/outdoor 

 

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A SENSE OF PLACE 47°-80° N Bethany Springer January 16 - May 12, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop A Sense of Place 47° - 80°...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
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Two-time Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship recipient Ellen Durkan of Iron Maiden Forge, who is both a graduate of and an instructor at Delaware College of Art and Design, will present a solo...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware College of Art and Design
600 N Market. St
Wilmington , DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware College of Art and Design
Telephone: 302-983-5710
Contact Name: Susan Coulby

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IN BETWEEN THEREShelley Thorstensen November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, December 7 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop For her first solo exhibition in Delaware,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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NEW HEIGHTS Erica Loustau  January 11 - December 11, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, January 11, 2019  7 - 9 PM Seeking to engage the unused space of our atrium lobby, artist...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
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GARLAND OF SUCHNESS Karoline Wileczek February 1 - 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop Karoline Wileczek's grid pattern work functions...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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HALF : HALF A Draper Experiment by Willie Yao January 4 -  February 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware Contemporary...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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ORIGINS Rick Rothrock & Stan Smokler January 8 - April 22, 2019 Special Reception: Friday, January 11, 2019  5:30 - 7:30 PM Artist Talk | 6:30 PM The Delaware Contemporary...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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​Brandywine Baroque, Karen Flint, harpsichordr; Laura Heimes, soprano;  Tony Boutté, tenor;Eileen Grycky, flute; Edwin Huizingal, violin;  Martin Davids, violin; John Mark...

Cost: 5-15

Where:
Gore Recital Hall
Roselle Center for the Arts
110 Orchard Road
Newark, DE  19716
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Sponsor: University of Delaware Department of Music
Telephone: 302-831-2577
Contact Name: Megan Everhart
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For the month of February, get a full set of Lashes at Premier Spa and Laser Center for just $199.

Cost: $199

Where:
Premier Spa & Laser Center
537 Stanton Christiana Rd #210
Newark, DE  19713
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An eclectic mix of paintings featuring Ed Bronstein oils of Philadelphia neighborhoods and cityscapes,​ plein air scenes from Kennett Square and surrounding areas by Dan Chow, mixed media...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville , DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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CCArts Winter class registrations are open   The Center for the Creative Arts presents its Winter 2019 class and workshop offerings. With over 50 classes and workshops there is...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row
Hockessin, DE  19736
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Telephone: 302-239-2434
Contact Name: Nicole Schmid
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NEW HEIGHTS Erica Loustau  January 11 - December 11, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, January 11, 2019  7 - 9 PM Seeking to engage the unused space of our atrium lobby, artist...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
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IN BETWEEN THEREShelley Thorstensen November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, December 7 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop For her first solo exhibition in Delaware,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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GARLAND OF SUCHNESS Karoline Wileczek February 1 - 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop Karoline Wileczek's grid pattern work functions...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
Website »

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A SENSE OF PLACE 47°-80° N Bethany Springer January 16 - May 12, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop A Sense of Place 47° - 80°...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466
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The Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its sale of used books to fund college scholarships for women and is also preparing for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
3737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Sponsor: American Association of University Women Wilmington Branch
Telephone: 302-428-0939
Contact Name: AAUW

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Two-time Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship recipient Ellen Durkan of Iron Maiden Forge, who is both a graduate of and an instructor at Delaware College of Art and Design, will present a solo...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware College of Art and Design
600 N Market. St
Wilmington , DE  19801
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Sponsor: Delaware College of Art and Design
Telephone: 302-983-5710
Contact Name: Susan Coulby

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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences.Ages 2 and up. Visit delart.org for list of books. ...

Cost: Free to Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages...

Cost: Free to Members, $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
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HALF : HALF A Draper Experiment by Willie Yao January 4 -  February 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware Contemporary...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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ORIGINS Rick Rothrock & Stan Smokler January 8 - April 22, 2019 Special Reception: Friday, January 11, 2019  5:30 - 7:30 PM Artist Talk | 6:30 PM The Delaware Contemporary...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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  UHS Used Book Sale 750 Unionville Road Kennett Square, PA  19348    Unionville High School's gymnasium is hosting the annual Unionville High...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unionville High School Gymnasium
750 Unionville Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: UHS PTO
Contact Name: UHS PTO
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For the month of February, get a full set of Lashes at Premier Spa and Laser Center for just $199.

Cost: $199

Where:
Premier Spa & Laser Center
537 Stanton Christiana Rd #210
Newark, DE  19713
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Calling all bicyclists to ride for a good cause. Help the Sea Colony Recreational Association raise awareness and money by sponsoring, pedaling, or cheering on fellow bicyclists. Ride for Delaware...

Cost: General Admission is FREE!

Where:
SeaColony, Freeman Fitness Center
38994 West Way Drive
Bethany Beach, DE  19930
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Sponsor: Delaware Hospice
Contact Name: Jen Neal

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An eclectic mix of paintings featuring Ed Bronstein oils of Philadelphia neighborhoods and cityscapes,​ plein air scenes from Kennett Square and surrounding areas by Dan Chow, mixed media...

Cost: free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville , DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
Website »

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CCArts Winter class registrations are open   The Center for the Creative Arts presents its Winter 2019 class and workshop offerings. With over 50 classes and workshops there is...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row
Hockessin, DE  19736
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Telephone: 302-239-2434
Contact Name: Nicole Schmid
Website »

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Create a unique design to use as part of a necklace, bracelet, or earrings. The  2 day workshop includes demonstrations and design so that students can leave with a wearable work of art!...

Cost: $160 Members, $180 Non-Members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Cub Scout Tigers—Tigers in the Wild, 9:30am-12pm, Scouts will learn the difference between what animals eat, and whether that makes them an herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, or detrivore. Discover...

Cost: $12 - $5

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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A SENSE OF PLACE 47°-80° N Bethany Springer January 16 - May 12, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop A Sense of Place 47° - 80°...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466
Website »

More information

The Wilmington branch of the American Association of University Women is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its sale of used books to fund college scholarships for women and is also preparing for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Concord Mall
3737 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »


Sponsor: American Association of University Women Wilmington Branch
Telephone: 302-428-0939
Contact Name: AAUW

More information

Two-time Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship recipient Ellen Durkan of Iron Maiden Forge, who is both a graduate of and an instructor at Delaware College of Art and Design, will present a solo...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delaware College of Art and Design
600 N Market. St
Wilmington , DE  19801
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware College of Art and Design
Telephone: 302-983-5710
Contact Name: Susan Coulby

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IN BETWEEN THEREShelley Thorstensen November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, December 7 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop For her first solo exhibition in Delaware,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466

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GARLAND OF SUCHNESS Karoline Wileczek February 1 - 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1, 2019 | 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop Karoline Wileczek's grid pattern work functions...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466
Website »

More information

NEW HEIGHTS Erica Loustau  January 11 - December 11, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, January 11, 2019  7 - 9 PM Seeking to engage the unused space of our atrium lobby, artist...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466
Website »

More information

HALF : HALF A Draper Experiment by Willie Yao January 4 -  February 24, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, February 1 5 - 9 PM during Art Loop The Delaware Contemporary...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
View map »


Telephone: 130-265-66466

More information

Schedule a private group tour followed by lunch or dinner with a historic, revolutionary war era presentation.* Ideal for conferences, corporate meetings, special interest groups. $25 per...

Cost: $25–$45

Where:
The University and Whist Club
805 N Broom St
Wilmington, DE  19806
View map »


Sponsor: The University and Whist Club
Telephone: 302-658-5125
Contact Name: Stacey Inglis
Website »

More information

ORIGINS Rick Rothrock & Stan Smokler January 8 - April 22, 2019 Special Reception: Friday, January 11, 2019  5:30 - 7:30 PM Artist Talk | 6:30 PM The Delaware Contemporary...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Delaware Contemporary
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Telephone: 130-265-66466

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Engage in a variety of hands-on experiments related to science, technology, engineering, and math, at the DCM's annual S.T.E.M. Expo, led by the Science Ambassadors from the Charter School of...

Cost: Free for Members

Where:
Delaware Children's Museum
550 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
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February 23 – Saturday – 1 to 4 p.m. Science Saturday – Pump It Up! For this Saturday’s activity, visitors will have fun with fluid dynamics and hydraulics - Pascal...

Cost: Activities are included in regular admission and free for members.

Where:
Hagley Museum & Library
201 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum & Library
Telephone: 302-658-2400238
Contact Name: Laura Jury
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Sat. Feb. 23: Cub Scout Bears: Critter Care, 1pm-3:30pm, Bears Elective Adventure: Critter Care Caring for an animal is a big responsibility! Join us at the Brandywine zoo to learn about different...

Cost: $12-$5

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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  UHS Used Book Sale 750 Unionville Road Kennett Square, PA  19348    Unionville High School's gymnasium is hosting the annual Unionville High...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unionville High School Gymnasium
750 Unionville Road
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: UHS PTO
Contact Name: UHS PTO
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   CONTACT INFORMATION Phone: (302) 369-3466 E-Mail: busmgr@newarksymphony.org Website: http://www.newarksymphony.org   NEWARK SYMPHONY FEBRUARY...

Cost: 0 - $20

Where:
Newark United Methodist Church
69 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Newark Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 302-369-3466
Contact Name: Business Manager
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The NSO February Chamber concert, conducted by Principal Guest Conductor Rebekah O’Brien, opens with a performance of Jacques Ibert, Concerto for Cello and Wind Orchestra, featuring Douglas...

Cost: $0 - $20

Where:
Newark United Methodist Church
69 E. Main Street
Newark, DE  19711
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Sponsor: Newark Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 302-369-3466
Contact Name: Business Manager
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For the month of February, get a full set of Lashes at Premier Spa and Laser Center for just $199.

Cost: $199

Where:
Premier Spa & Laser Center
537 Stanton Christiana Rd #210
Newark, DE  19713
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