Calendar of Events

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

 

Thursday, July 7

Figure Drawing for Adults: 6:30-8 p.m., Mispillion Art League Gallery, 5 N. Walnut St., Milford. A free class. This session is open to all levels of experience.  A live, clothed model will be present.  The session will be led by experienced figure artists. Bring your sketch book and any drawing supplies you prefer.  A $5 donation to the model is suggested. For more information, contact MAL at 430-7646 or visit www.mispillionarts.org.

Bayhealth offers free clinical breast exams: 5-7 p.m., Cancer Center at Bayhealth Milford Memorial. Clinical breast exams are a physical exam done by a healthcare practitioner trained to notice abnormalities in the breast tissues. Following an exam, patients can schedule mammograms, if need be. If an abnormality is found, Bayhealth staff will work with patients to schedule further testing. Free of charge, but pre-registration is required. To register call 744-6528. For more information on the exams, go to bayhealth.org/breastexams.

 

Friday, July 8

Nautical Aids to Navigation: 6 p.m., First Presybyterian Church, 101 S. Walnut St., Milford. A kid-friendly navigation exercise. Light refreshments are provided. Presented by Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation.

Ballroom dance: 8-11 p.m., Camden Wyoming Moose Lodge, 760 Moose Lodge Road, near Wyoming.  Everyone is welcome.  No partner or experience is needed. The cost is $10 per person for USA Dance members and $12 per person for non-members (pay at the door). One need not be a Moose Lodge member to attend. For more information, call 734-8794 or visit www.usadancedoverde.com.

 

Saturday, July 9

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 3-hour session by phone at 430-7646 or at mispillionarts.org.

The Happiness Project Music Festival: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Avenue United Methodist Church, Milford. The event benefits the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware and mental health awareness. It features 32 regional performers on three stages, as well as food trucks, local vendors, and nonprofit organizations. It is free to attend and is a family friendly event. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/happinessprojectmmh.

 

Wednesday, July 13

Practice sessions in ballroom and rhythm for all levels: 7-8:30 p.m., Camden Wyoming Moose Lodge, 760 Moose Lodge Road, Wyoming. Featuring Bachata and American Tango practice. Experienced dancers will be available during the practice sessions to offer assistance. Admission is $3 per person paid at the door. Call 734-8794 or visit www.usadancedoverde.com.

 

Friday, July 15

Milford’s Second Street Players $5 Movies at Riverfront Theater “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”: 7 p.m., Riverfront Theater, Milford. Spanish soundtrack. Call Suzanne M. Murphy at 718-938-5726. SSP is sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts.

MAL summer show ‘Summer Sizzle’ reception and ice cream social: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Mispillion Art League Gallery, 5 N. Walnut St. in Milford. The public is invited. For more information, contact the Mispillion Art League Gallery at 430-7646 or visit www.mispillionarts.org.

 

Saturday, July 16

Milford’s Second Street Players $5 Movies at Riverfront Theater “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”: 7 p.m., Riverfront Theater, Milford. English soundtrack. Call Suzanne M. Murphy at 718-938-5726. SSP is sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts.

 

Wednesday, July 20

Group ballroom dance lessons: Beginner Bachata class at 7 p.m. and an Intermediate American Tango class at 8 p.m., Camden Wyoming Moose Lodge, 760 Moose Lodge Road, Wyoming. Taught by professional dance instructor, Barbara McDonald, from Barbara’s Dance Academy in Dover. The cost is $15 per person per class or $20 per couple per class for non USA Dance members. For USA Dance members, the cost is $12 per person per class or $17 per couple per class. Pay at the door. Call 734-8794 or visit www.usadancedoverde.com.

 

Thursday, July 21

Third Thursday Program – The Art of Tatooing: 6:30-8 p.m., Mispillion Art League Gallery, 5 N. Walnut St., Milford. Lucas Sines, of Delaware Branding, shares the interesting art of tatooing and the tools used in this artwork. Public welcome, no charge, light refreshments. For more information, contact the Mispillion Art League Gallery at 430-7646 or www.mispillionarts.org.

 

Saturday, July 23

Presentation by Jack Hearn of the Delaware Pilots Association at Cape Henlopen: 1 p.m., Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, 3357 Main Street, Bowers. Free presentation. For more information, call 222-6341 or email bowersbeachmaritimemuseum@hotmail.com.

 

Wednesday, July 27

Practice sessions in ballroom and rhythm for all levels: 7-8:30 p.m., Camden Wyoming Moose Lodge, 760 Moose Lodge Road, Wyoming. Featuring Bachata and American Tango practice. Experienced dancers will be on hand during the practice sessions to offer assistance. Admission is $3 per person paid at the door. Call 302-734-8794 or visit www.usadancedoverde.com.

 

Friday, July 29

Sunset cruises to benefit Food Bank of Delaware: 7-10 p.m., 213 Wyatt Avenue, Bowers Beach. Captain’s Lady Charters is partnering with the food bank to offer the cruise. Tickets are $30 per person per ride and include light fare prepared by students from The Culinary School at the Milford Branch and tastings from local breweries, wineries or distilleries. To purchase tickets, call 276-6038.

 

Saturday, July 30

Summer Beach Bash, sponsored by The Southern Delaware Jeep Club: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, 3357 Main Street, Bowers. Featuring a “Show and Shine” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., plus vendors, live music, bocce, beer and barbecue. For more information, call 222-6341 or email bowersbeachmaritimemuseum@hotmail.com.

Basket Weaving with Heidi Wetzel: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mispillion Art League Gallery, 5 N. Walnut St, Milford. Learn to weave with colorful reeds.  All abilities are welcome.  Materials and tools are included in class fee.   Bring a lunch. Cost: $65 members, $75 non-members. Age 14 through adult. For more information, contact 430-7646 or visit www.mispillionarts.org.

 

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