Things to do this Summer


  2009

Go to any of the Wilmington Libraries and join the

Summer Reading Club - www.wilmlib.org


Wilmington Public Library  (Downtown)

10 E 10th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) - 571 - 7400

North Wilmington Branch Library 

3400 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) - 761-4290

Woodlawn Branch 

6th & Bancroft Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) - 571 - 7425

La Biblioteca del Pueblo 

403 N. Van Buren Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

(302) - 571 - 7422

New Castle County Public Libraries

Summer Reading Program - www.co.new-castle.de.us

 

Appoquinimink Library  

118 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5290

Bear Library   

87 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 838-3300

Brandywine Hundred Library 

1300 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 477-3150

Corbit Calloway Memorial Library 

115 High Street, Odessa, DE 19730
(302)-378-8838

Delaware City Public Library  

250 Fifth Street, Delaware City, DE
(302)-834-4148

Elsmere Library 

30 Spruce Ave., Wilmington DE 19805
(302)-892-9814

Hockessin Public Library 

1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 239-5160

Kirkwood Highway Library  

6000 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 995-7663

Newark Branch 

750 Library Ave., Newark, DE 19711
(302) 731-7550

New Castle Public Library 

424 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-1995

 

The Grand Opera House,  818 North Market Street

302-658-7897

2009 Summer Children's Theatre

 

Hurry! Register Early! Seating Limited!

All Shows are 10a.m. and Noon


Wilmington Drama League presents Rock (& Roll) Soup
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
City Theater Company presents School House Rock
Thursday, July 16, 2009
The Ritz Theater presents Princess & the Pea featuring Ritzy the Wolf
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Rick Hubbard presents King of Kazoos
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Hudson Vagabond Puppets presents The Snow Queen Tuesday, July 28, 2009
MCT Tours presents The Little Mermaid
Saturday, August 1, 2009



Auditions for The Little Mermaid will be held on Tuesday, July 28 and rehearsals will be held Tuesday, July 28 - Friday, July 31. To pre-register for auditions or for more information please contact Que Robins at 302-658-7897. Click here for an Audition Form for The Little Mermaid.

 

Summer Steel - Learn to Play the Stell Drums at The Grand this Summer! - 2-weeks sessions from 9am-12pm each day, Monday - Friday

09 Session dates: July 6-17, July 20-31, August 3-14. Cost for program is $12.00 per student, per day. For ages 9 and up - maximum number of participants in each session is 15, minimum is 10. Instructor: Colvin (Atiba) Fields Contact Que Robins to reserve a spot today! (302) 658-7897 or qrobins@grandopera.org

 

 

 

 

Factory Tours

Crayola Factory at Two Rivers Landing

30 Centre Square, Easton, PA 18042
(610) 515-8000

Herr's Snack Factory Tour 

Rte. 272 & Herr Drive, Nottingham, PA 19362

(800) 63 SNACK

Wilmington & Western Railroad  

1601 Railroad Ave., Wilmington, DE 19808

(302) 998-1930

Snyder's of Hanover 

1350 York St., Hanover, PA 17331

(717)632-4477 ext.8592


 

A Day at the Zoo or Aquarium

 

Brandywine Zoo 

1001 N Park Drive,   Wilmington, DE 19802 
(302) 571-7850 ext 208

Philadelphia Zoo          

3400 W. Girard Ave., Phila., PA 19104
(215) 243-5224

Plumpton Park Zoo     

1416 Telegraph Rd, Rising Sun, MD 21911
(410) 658-6850

Adventure Aquarium

1 Aquarium Drive, Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 365-3300


Arts

Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Pkwy. Wilm., DE 19806
(302) 571-9590 ext 651

DCCA

200 S. Madison St., Wilm., DE 19801
(302) 656-6466


 

Children's Museums

Hands-On House Children's Museum of Lancaster

721 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 569-KIDS            

PleaseTouch Museum

210 North 21st Street, Phila., PA 19103
(215) 963-0667


History

 

Battleship New Jersey  

62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-1652 ext.144

Brandywine Battlefield  

Route 1, Chadds Ford, PA 19317
(610) 459-3342

Chadds Ford Historical Society 

1736 Creek Rd., Chadds Ford, PA 19317
(610) 388-7376

City Hall Tours 

Broad & Market Streets, Phila., PA 19107
(215) 686-2840

Delaware Museum of Natural History  

Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE
(302) 658-9111

Delaware State Police Museum

1425 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, De  19901
(302) 739-7700

Hagley Museum & Library 

Route 141, Wilmington, DE  19807
(302) 658-2400 ext 285

Independence National Historical Park 

313 Walnut St., Phila. PA 19106
(215) 925-6105

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation Shipyard & Museum           

1124 E. 7th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-SHIP

National Constitution Center            

525 Arch Street, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 409-6600

 

Nature

 

DNREC

Activities in Delaware State Parks

Special Summer Events

Environmental Programs

Recreational Programs

Historical Programs

Cultural Programs

 

Brandywine Creek State Park  

Routes 92 & 100, Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 577-3534

Linvilla Orchards 

137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA 19063
(610) 876-7116

Longwood Gardens 

Route 1, Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 388-1950

Ramsey's Farm 

330 Ramsey Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 477-1499


Science

American Helicopter Museum 

1220 American Blvd. West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 436-9600

Delaware Museum of Natural History 

4840 Kennett Pike, Wilm., De 19807
(302) 658-9111

Franklin Institute  

222 N. 20th Street, Phila., PA 19103
(800) 285-0684

Iron Hill Museum   

1355 Old Balimore Pike, Newark, DE 19702


(302) 368-5703





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