Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The following is a list of upcoming events in your area. To submit your event, email


Friday, May 27

PubCRAWL in conjunction with the Buccaneer Bash: 6-10 p.m., Clifton Cubbage Dr., Bowers Beach. Music by Tony Windsor. Bring your own chairs. Free admission.


Saturday, May 28

Buccaneer Bash in Bowers Beach … Museumopen: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Bowers Beach. Parade down Main St. at noon. Costume contest, “Grinchspeare,” “Wally” from DelDOT, “Pete the Pirate,” “Pirates of Fortunes Folly Show.” Food, crafters, reenactments, cannons, swordfights, and live music by The Brigands.

Breakfast at the Bowers Fire Hall: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Bowers Beach.

2016 Delaware Teen Idol Auditions: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Milford Boys & Girls Club, 101 Delaware Veterans Blvd., Milford. For more information, in Sussex County contact Kaneisha Trott at 856-7761 ext. 138.  Auditioning youth may dance, sing, rap and perform poetry/spoken word to one or more of the following topics: HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Substance Abuse, Violence Prevention, Fatherhood Involvement, Bullying. For general information about Delaware Teen Idol or auditions in Kent and New Castle counties, contact Frank Hawkins at 652-6776.

Community Yard Sale: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial Volunteer Fire Company, Station 1, Bay Avenue, Slaughter Beach. Tables are $10 each to rent. Breakfast sandwiches, hot dogs, and drinks will be on sale. For more information, call Diane O’Hara at 245-4998. Proceeds benefit the Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.


Sunday, May 29

Buccaneer Bash in Bowers Beach: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bowers Beach. Food, crafters, reenactments, cannons,sword fights. Colonial beer brewing techniques by brewing historian.

Breakfast at the Bowers Fire Hall: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Bowers Beach.


Wednesday, June 1

Free Estate Planning Workshop: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wild Quail Golf & Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Drive, Wyoming. CLA Estate Services will host this free workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one’s estate and retirement planning. Call 1-866-252-8721 to RSVP.


Thursday, June 2

MHDC celebrates Homeownership Month – “work day” event: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 77 Rollin Court, Dover.  Help build on current self-help homes under construction. All tools, safety equipment, and lunch will be provided by MHDC. RSVP by May 27; call 422-8255 or email


Saturday, June 4

Rig it Right presentation: TBA, Bowers Town Hall. Learn how to rig a recreational crab pot to reduce the amount of bycatch the trap might catch if lost. This is a free presentation.

Reception for “Ebb & Flow,” an exhibition of paintings and a mixed media window installation by Nanci Hersh: 3-5 p.m. Gallery 37: Destination for Artful Living, 8 S. Walnut St., Milford. The display will run June 4 to July 15, 2016. For more information, call Marcia Reed at 265-2318 or (413) 297-2690. Visit


Thursday, June 9

Free clinical breast exams: 5-7 p.m., Bayhealth Cancer Center, Milford Memorial, Milford. A clinical breast exam is a physical examination done by a healthcare practitioner trained to notice abnormalities in the breast tissue. Nurse Practitioner Sandy Voss, FNP-C, of Bayhealth Hematology/Oncology Associates will donate her time to provide these services. Although these exams will be done free of charge, pre-registration is required. Call Harriet Pinkston at 430-5143 or visit to sign up.


Friday, June 10

Relay for Life: 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on June 11, Milford Middle School, 612 Lakeview Ave., Milford. Join the fight against cancer. Call 324-4227 or


Saturday, June 11

Farmers Market Studio: 10 a.m., Mispillion Art League, Milford. Stroll the Riverwalk Farmers Market in downtown Milford and bring purchases to the gallery by 10 a.m. for the Farmers Market Studio – a relaxed workshop of instruction in both watercolor and acrylics. Learn how to arrange, sketch and paint using your veggies. Beginner and experienced painters welcome. Led by Cathy Walls. Register in advance for each three-hour session by phone at 430-7646 or at


Saturday, June 25

Mispillion Art League’s second annual 6×6 Silent Art Auction: 6 p.m., Mispillion Art League, 5 N. Walnut St. in Milford. For more information, call 430-7646, visit, or email

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