Community Events & Programs

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Jane Rattenni

James H. Gilliam Building
77 Read's Way
New Castle, DE 19720



Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Holiday Closures)

New Castle County Special Events are opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to interact and come together as a community to enjoy one of the County’s parks. The events serve to build trust and a sense of belonging to the community and thus improve our quality of life.

For weather related updates or cancellation information call the Special Event Hotline 302-395-5659

October 2020

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  1. Wed Oct. 7 - Wed Oct. 28

    VIRTUAL FIBER ARTS AND FABRIC DYEING Four 2-hour virtual classes. We will explore the m...
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  2. Wed Oct. 14 - Wed Nov. 4

    VIRTUAL BEGINNER'S WATERCOLOR Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn watercolor tech...
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  3. Fri Oct. 16 - Fri Nov. 6

    VIRTUAL BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn fundamental pai...
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  1. Tue Oct. 20

    Tai Chi with Winston, Virtual Senior Program with Absalom Jones Senior Center Winston Gacutan guides you through this ancient fo...
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  2. Tue Oct. 20

    Power of Nature The Power of Nature provides in person nature prog...
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  3. Thu Oct. 22

    Quilting with Maryann: Virtual Senior Programs with AbJones Senior Center Maryann introduces you to the materials and equipm...
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Severe Weather

In the event of high severity weather conditions, event attendees and participants will be advised by announcement from the event organizers to “shut down.” If there is not time for an orderly evacuation, event attendees will be advised to shelter in place in buses, automobiles, or park pavilions or structures as may be appropriate for the expected conditions.