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April 21, 2017 - April 21, 2018 #ALLinFun (Family Focused) Events

Major and Minor Truths about Cinco de Mayo: an Offering of Spanish, French, and English Art Song

Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew (SsAM)

May
05
Fri
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Classical & Opera

Enjoy a musical respite right on the Art Loop! Soprano Noel Archambeault will tell the true story of Cinco de Mayo in a recital of art songs in Spanish, French, and English. All proceeds will support continued cultural offerings for choristers at the Choir School of Delaware. 

 

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Hetty Feather: The Musical

Delaware Theatre Company

May
06
Sat
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Family Focused Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Comedy, Musical Theater, Theater

Jacqueline Wilson's best-selling novel comes to life on stage as Hetty, a feisty young orphan with an intrepid imagination, embarks on an adventure to find her true home. Infused with live music and daring aerial feats, this new musical is perfect for the whole family....

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 7 more times through May 14

Wonder and Whimsy: The Illustrations of W. Heath Robinson

Delaware Art Museum

May
06
Sat
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

While little known today, during his lifetime W. Heath Robinson (1872 -1944) was ranked with Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac as one of England’s foremost illustrators. Beginning in the 1890s Robinson developed a linear style that looks back to the innovations of the Pre-Raphaelite illustrators and forward to the art nouveau creations of Aubrey Beardsley and others. He illustrated a broad range of texts, including William Shakespeare, Rudyard Kipling, and the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, in addition to children’s books he wrote himself. He is best remembered today for his humorous depictions of Rube Goldberg-like contraptions and gentle satires of contemporary life...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 12 more times through May 21

Dinosaur Revolution

Delaware Museum of Natural History

May
06
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Uncover the facts, fictions, and fossils of Dinosaur Revolution as you LIVE LARGE in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur behavior; become a junior paleontologist and find evidence of your dinosaur doings; learn why dinosaurs are one of the most successful survivors in earth’s history; and unearth a shocking discovery: dinos...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 24 more times through May 29

Urban Sketch Club

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

May
06
Sat
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Educational (Family), Visual Arts

For anyone with a desire to discover and create a visual memory of the world around them. Through discussion, critique, and side-by-side assistance, participants will develope their own visual language by sketching at several Riverfront Wilmington locations.

Bring your own multimedia sketchbook and materials of your choice. Maps, portable easels, and small drawing boards will be available on request. Ages 8-14.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through May 27

Rocks and Roll Mills Walking Tour at Hagley Museum

Hagley Museum and Library

May
06
Sat
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Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, Health & Wellness, History

Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry. Take home a piece of Delaware Blue Rock as a souvenir. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Admission: Adults: $14; Students and Seniors: $10; Children 6-14: $5; Children 5 and under and Hagley Members: FREE

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Cathedral Choir and Rainbow Chorale of Delaware

Delaware Art Museum

May
06
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Acapella & Choral, Animals & Nature, Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Museum Performance: Noon – 12:30 p.m. Labyrinth Performance: 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
The Delaware Art Museum welcomes the Cathedral Choir School of Delaware and the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware for a special performance. All ages. 

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World Labyrinth Day

Delaware Art Museum

May
06
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Educational (Family), Garden, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Join us as we “Walk as One at 1!” World Labyrinth Day is celebrated around the world on the first Saturday in May. It is a day designated to bring people from all over the planet together in celebration of the labyrinth as a symbol and tool for healing and peace.

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Hetty Feather: The Musical

Delaware Theatre Company

May
07
Sun
GET TICKETS
Family Focused Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Comedy, Musical Theater, Theater

Jacqueline Wilson's best-selling novel comes to life on stage as Hetty, a feisty young orphan with an intrepid imagination, embarks on an adventure to find her true home. Infused with live music and daring aerial feats, this new musical is perfect for the whole family....

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 6 more times through May 14

Wonder and Whimsy: The Illustrations of W. Heath Robinson

Delaware Art Museum

May
07
Sun
Family Focused INbudget Top Pick
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions, Neighborhoods, Visual Arts

While little known today, during his lifetime W. Heath Robinson (1872 -1944) was ranked with Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac as one of England’s foremost illustrators. Beginning in the 1890s Robinson developed a linear style that looks back to the innovations of the Pre-Raphaelite illustrators and forward to the art nouveau creations of Aubrey Beardsley and others. He illustrated a broad range of texts, including William Shakespeare, Rudyard Kipling, and the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, in addition to children’s books he wrote himself. He is best remembered today for his humorous depictions of Rube Goldberg-like contraptions and gentle satires of contemporary life...

Read more »
RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 11 more times through May 21

Dinosaur Revolution

Delaware Museum of Natural History

May
07
Sun
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

Uncover the facts, fictions, and fossils of Dinosaur Revolution as you LIVE LARGE in reptilian role-play activities. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur behavior; become a junior paleontologist and find evidence of your dinosaur doings; learn why dinosaurs are one of the most successful survivors in earth’s history; and unearth a shocking discovery: dinos...Read more »

RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 23 more times through May 29

Brandywine Zoo: Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet

Brandywine Zoo

May
07
Sun
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Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family)

Ages:  18 months – 6 years

Learn through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations. Toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! New themes each week.

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Brandywine Zoo: Zoo Kids: Animal Alphabet

Brandywine Zoo

May
07
Sun
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Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Educational (Family)

Ages:  18 months – 6 years

Learn through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations. Toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! New themes each week.​

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 8 more times through Aug 20

Kids’ Corner Creativity Hours

Delaware Art Museum

May
07
Sun
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

During Creativity Hours, families are invited to explore the new installation in Kids’ Corner and create a special project to take home. Recommended for all ages.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through May 28

Sights, Sounds, Smells Walking Tour at Hagley Museum

Hagley Museum and Library

May
07
Sun
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Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Classes, Lectures & Workshops, History

Visitors experience an in-depth, hands-on tour focused on gunpowder production in the Hagley Powder Yard and visit production areas rarely seen by guests. This tour ends with an explosive finish. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Admission: Adults: $14; Students and Seniors: $10; Children 6-14: $5; Children 5 and under and Hagley Members: FREE

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