Seining program at Cape Henlopen

Events + Programs


Friday, February 22 at 6 p.m.

Featured Program: Pondside Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond e-mailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Pondside Campfire Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond e-mailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Free Lums Pond State Park

Friday, February 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/22/2019 8:00 2/22/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, February 22 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m.

Featured Program: Bluebird Trail Spring Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Walk the Bluebird Trail and help us inspect and clean out our nests. If you are interested in helping us monitor in the summer, you can sign up to volunteer after the program! Pre-registration is encouraged. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Bluebird Trail Spring Hike Walk the Bluebird Trail and help us inspect and clean out our nests. If you are interested in helping us monitor in the summer, you can sign up to volunteer after the program! Pre-registration is encouraged. Free Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 8:00 2/23/2019 10:00 America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 9:00 2/23/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 9:30 a.m.

Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild,   Brandywine Zoo

Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild Saturday, February 23, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild Scouts will learn the difference between what animals eat, and whether that makes them an herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, or detrivore. Discover how to identify animals and plants, and practice together. Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 9:30 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild Saturday, February 23, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild Scouts will learn the difference between what animals eat, and whether that makes them an herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, or detrivore. Discover how to identify animals and plants, and practice together. Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802, USA Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Winter Tree Hike,   Alapocas Run State Park

Winter can be the best time to identify trees based on their winter buds. Learn this skill during a hike through Alapocas Woods. Pre-registration required by noon, February 22. Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Winter Tree Hike Winter can be the best time to identify trees based on their winter buds. Learn this skill during a hike through Alapocas Woods. Pre-registration required by noon, February 22. Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Friends of Old Dover History Talk Series: Memories of How Dover Desegregated,   First State Heritage Park

"Presented by Dr. Reba Hollingsworth, a graduate of Delaware State High School for Colored Students in 1945 and former guidance counselor at Dover High School.The program will take place in the Council Chambers." City of Dover City Hall, 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Friends of Old Dover History Talk Series: Memories of How Dover Desegregated "Presented by Dr. Reba Hollingsworth, a graduate of Delaware State High School for Colored Students in 1945 and former guidance counselor at Dover High School.The program will take place in the Council Chambers." City of Dover City Hall, 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class.

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Floral Design Class Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series,   Fort Miles

Patton and the Desperate Tank Attack February 23 General Patton was one of the US Army's most outspoken and controversial leaders of WWII. Although his behavior often got him into hot water, his brash and daring nature was central to many military successes. Free

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/23/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series Patton and the Desperate Tank Attack February 23 General Patton was one of the US Army's most outspoken and controversial leaders of WWII. Although his behavior often got him into hot water, his brash and daring nature was central to many military successes. Free Fort Miles

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m.

The Not So Great War: African-Americans and World War I,   First State Heritage Park

This program will look at how African-Americans were treated both at home and abroad during the war and how, despite great expectations, little improvements happened in the following decades. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 11:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York The Not So Great War: African-Americans and World War I This program will look at how African-Americans were treated both at home and abroad during the war and how, despite great expectations, little improvements happened in the following decades. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m.

Seals at the Beach ,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Stranded or just hanging out? Find out which species you may seeand what these marine mammals are doing on our beaches in the winter. Dress togo outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/23/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Seals at the Beach Stranded or just hanging out? Find out which species you may seeand what these marine mammals are doing on our beaches in the winter. Dress togo outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m.

Bluebird Spring Trail Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Take a walk in the park to see where our bluebirds will soon be returning to rooste for the spring. Meet at the Nature Center FREE EVENT

Add to Calendar 02/23/2019 11:00 AM 02/23/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York Bluebird Spring Trail Hike Take a walk in the park to see where our bluebirds will soon be returning to rooste for the spring. Meet at the Nature Center FREE EVENT Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m.

The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: The Age of Self-Expression,   First State Heritage Park

This program covers the golden age of hip hop with groups like Run DMC, Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah and the emergence of gangsta rap with the group NWA and its members. This four-part series spans from the earliest years of the record industry to modern times. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 13:00 2/23/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: The Age of Self-Expression This program covers the golden age of hip hop with groups like Run DMC, Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah and the emergence of gangsta rap with the group NWA and its members. This four-part series spans from the earliest years of the record industry to modern times. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 1:00:00 PM 2/23/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m.

Cub Scout Workshop: Critter Care,   Brandywine Zoo

Critter CareSaturday, February 231:00 - 3:30 p.m.Bear CubsLearn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have.

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 13:00 2/23/2019 15:30 America/New_York Cub Scout Workshop: Critter Care Critter CareSaturday, February 231:00 - 3:30 p.m.Bear CubsLearn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 23 at 3 p.m.

History Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 15:00 2/23/2019 16:30 America/New_York History Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, February 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/24/2019 13:30 2/24/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 25 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 8:00 2/25/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 25 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 9:00 2/25/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 25 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 11:00 2/25/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 25 at 7 p.m.

Intro to Fly Fishing,   White Clay Creek State Park

Introduction to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying at the ChambersHouse Nature Center Monday, February 25: Fly Fishing Monday, March 4: Fly Tying 7 p.m. Bring any equipment you have and join Ed O’Donnell andSam Palermo of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park and learn the basicsof fly fishing on day one and fly tying on day two. Must pre-register by theFriday before the program. Free Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 19:00 2/25/2019 20:30 America/New_York Intro to Fly Fishing Introduction to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying at the ChambersHouse Nature Center Monday, February 25: Fly Fishing Monday, March 4: Fly Tying 7 p.m. Bring any equipment you have and join Ed O’Donnell andSam Palermo of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park and learn the basicsof fly fishing on day one and fly tying on day two. Must pre-register by theFriday before the program. Free Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, February 26 at 5 p.m.

Featured Program: Winter Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Spend your Tuesday evenings learning! No pre-registration necessary. Check facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Winter Lecture Series Spend your Tuesday evenings learning! No pre-registration necessary. Check facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. Free Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, February 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/26/2019 8:00 2/26/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, February 26 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/26/2019 17:00 2/26/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, February 27 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/27/2019 8:00 2/27/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, February 27 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Move Like the Animals,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 2/27/2019 10:00 2/27/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Move Like the Animals Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Thursday, February 28 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/28/2019 8:00 2/28/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m.

Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/28/2019 19:00 2/28/2019 20:30 America/New_York Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, March 01 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, March 01 at 11 a.m.

Estate Walk,   Auburn Valley State Park

Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Estate Walk Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, March 01 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 01 at 1 p.m.

Open House Mansion Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult per tour $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult per tour $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, March 01 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 02 at 5 p.m.

Early Spring Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Early Spring Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, March 02 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Reptile Hour!,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Reptile Hour! Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Free Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, March 02 at 8:30 a.m.

Wag it Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wag it Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 02 at 9 a.m.

First Saturday: Fashionable Ladies,   First State Heritage Park

FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their Biggs Kids: Baskets program. Come and make a basket that reflects your personal style! From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Visit the John Bell House on The Green for the program "Whatever Shall I Wear?" and learn how the clothes that women of Delaware wore expressed their values, class and personality, tour Legislative Hall to experience Delaware's history and join the Johnson Victrola Museum for guided tours which will highlight the female artists who recorded for the Victor Talking Machine Company, accompanied by 78-rpm recordings played on authentic talking machines. At 10:30 a.m. you can visit the Delaware Public Archives for a presentation by Kathryn Canavan, the author of "Lincoln's Final Hours", about the women whose lives were upended in the split second when Booth killed President Lincoln. At 1 p.m. join The Old State House on The Green for "The Fashionable Bad Girls of Delaware", a program sharing several stories of infamous women in Delaware's history. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., and walking tours focusing on the women of The Green will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar America/New_York First Saturday: Fashionable Ladies FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their Biggs Kids: Baskets program. Come and make a basket that reflects your personal style! From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Visit the John Bell House on The Green for the program "Whatever Shall I Wear?" and learn how the clothes that women of Delaware wore expressed their values, class and personality, tour Legislative Hall to experience Delaware's history and join the Johnson Victrola Museum for guided tours which will highlight the female artists who recorded for the Victor Talking Machine Company, accompanied by 78-rpm recordings played on authentic talking machines. At 10:30 a.m. you can visit the Delaware Public Archives for a presentation by Kathryn Canavan, the author of "Lincoln's Final Hours", about the women whose lives were upended in the split second when Booth killed President Lincoln. At 1 p.m. join The Old State House on The Green for "The Fashionable Bad Girls of Delaware", a program sharing several stories of infamous women in Delaware's history. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., and walking tours focusing on the women of The Green will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 02 at 9:30 a.m.

Girl Scouts: Sensational Senses!,   Brandywine Zoo

Girl Scouts: Sensational Senses! Saturday, March 02, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Brownies Senses Badge. Daisies welcome too! Explore your senses through interactive games and compare to the awesome senses some of our special animal friends have – and we will even meet a few! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Girl Scouts: Sensational Senses! Girl Scouts: Sensational Senses! Saturday, March 02, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Brownies Senses Badge. Daisies welcome too! Explore your senses through interactive games and compare to the awesome senses some of our special animal friends have – and we will even meet a few! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 02 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 02 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 02 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 02 at 1 p.m.

Reptile Hour! ,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Reptile Hour! Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, March 02 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 02 at 2 p.m.

Discovery Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discovery Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 02 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, March 03 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 03 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 03 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, March 03 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, March 04 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, March 04 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, March 04 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, March 04 at 7 p.m.

Intro to Fly Tying,   White Clay Creek State Park

Introduction to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying at the Chambers House Nature Center Monday, February 25: Fly Fishing Monday, March 4: Fly Tying 7 p.m. Bring any equipment you have and join Ed O’Donnell and Sam Palermo of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park and learn the basics of fly fishing on day one and fly tying on day two. Must pre-register by the Friday before the program. Free with paid entrrance fee. Call to register: 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Intro to Fly Tying Introduction to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying at the Chambers House Nature Center Monday, February 25: Fly Fishing Monday, March 4: Fly Tying 7 p.m. Bring any equipment you have and join Ed O’Donnell and Sam Palermo of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park and learn the basics of fly fishing on day one and fly tying on day two. Must pre-register by the Friday before the program. Free with paid entrrance fee. Call to register: 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, March 05 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, March 05 at 11 a.m.

Turtle Tuesdays,   Lums Pond State Park

Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368-6989. $4 per child per class.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Turtle Tuesdays Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368-6989. $4 per child per class. Lums Pond State Park

Tuesday, March 05 at 5 p.m.

Young Brandywine Artists Opening Night-Elementary ,   Alapocas Run State Park

The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Young Brandywine Artists Opening Night-Elementary The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st. Alapocas Run State Park

Wednesday, March 06 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, March 06 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: Happy Birthday Owl Babies!,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Happy Birthday Owl Babies! Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, March 06 at 5 p.m.

Young Brandywine Artists Opening Night-Elementary ,   Alapocas Run State Park

The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Young Brandywine Artists Opening Night-Elementary The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st. Alapocas Run State Park

Thursday, March 07 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, March 07 at 8 a.m.

Featured Program: Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition ,   Alapocas Run State Park

The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st. Alapocas Run State Park

Friday, March 08 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, March 08 at 9 a.m.

Story of Freedom,   First State Heritage Park

The Old State House, 25 The Green, will have guided tours focusing on stories of freedom and the Underground Railroad as they pertain to Dover. In celebration of National Harriet Tubman Day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Story of Freedom The Old State House, 25 The Green, will have guided tours focusing on stories of freedom and the Underground Railroad as they pertain to Dover. In celebration of National Harriet Tubman Day. First State Heritage Park

Friday, March 08 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 08 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 08 at 7 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Enjoy a unique, guided tour of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast, and then venture over the dune to patrol the beach and listen to tales from the station’s logbooks. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $10 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour Enjoy a unique, guided tour of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast, and then venture over the dune to patrol the beach and listen to tales from the station’s logbooks. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $10 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, March 08 at 7:30 p.m.

Friends of Folk Free Concert: Slinging Daisies,   First State Heritage Park

The Old State House, 25 The Green, is hosting Slinging Daisies: an energetic hyper acoustic quartet serving up a mix of original Americana groove and well-chosen covers. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Friends of Folk Free Concert: Slinging Daisies The Old State House, 25 The Green, is hosting Slinging Daisies: an energetic hyper acoustic quartet serving up a mix of original Americana groove and well-chosen covers. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 09 at 5 p.m.

Early Spring Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Early Spring Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Sap to Syrup,   Bellevue State Park

Learn when sap flows, what trees are used for making maple syrup, and the process of making syrup. Tap a tree and enjoy a special syrup-tasting with pancakes. Appropriate for all ages. Register by 4 p.m. on March 7. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Sap to Syrup Learn when sap flows, what trees are used for making maple syrup, and the process of making syrup. Tap a tree and enjoy a special syrup-tasting with pancakes. Appropriate for all ages. Register by 4 p.m. on March 7. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12 Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 11 a.m.

Featured Program: Rail to Trail Hike,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist and hike the newest trail in the park along the old rail lines. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Rail to Trail Hike Join a naturalist and hike the newest trail in the park along the old rail lines. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 10 a.m.

Featured Program: Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 09 at 9 a.m.

Story of Freedom,   First State Heritage Park

The Old State House, 25 The Green, will have guided tours focusing on stories of freedom and the Underground Railroad as they pertain to Dover. In celebration of National Harriet Tubman Day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Story of Freedom The Old State House, 25 The Green, will have guided tours focusing on stories of freedom and the Underground Railroad as they pertain to Dover. In celebration of National Harriet Tubman Day. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 09 at 10 a.m.

Summer Camp Saturday at the Campground,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us on selected Saturdays as we sample fun activities from our awesome Lums Pond Summer Camp like sidewalk chalk art, fishing skills, recycled crafts and tie-dye! $4 per child, free to Lums Pond Campers. For a detailed listing of programs email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us. Campground programs listed below meet at the program stage. In case of inclement weather, meeting location may change to the nature center.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Summer Camp Saturday at the Campground Join us on selected Saturdays as we sample fun activities from our awesome Lums Pond Summer Camp like sidewalk chalk art, fishing skills, recycled crafts and tie-dye! $4 per child, free to Lums Pond Campers. For a detailed listing of programs email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us. Campground programs listed below meet at the program stage. In case of inclement weather, meeting location may change to the nature center. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 10 a.m.

Sap to Syrup,   Bellevue State Park

Learn when sap flows, what trees are used for making maple syrup, and the process of making syrup. Tap a tree and enjoy a special syrup-tasting with pancakes. Appropriate for all ages. Register by 4 p.m. on March 7. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12

Add to Calendar America/New_York Sap to Syrup Learn when sap flows, what trees are used for making maple syrup, and the process of making syrup. Tap a tree and enjoy a special syrup-tasting with pancakes. Appropriate for all ages. Register by 4 p.m. on March 7. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12 Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 10 a.m.

Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 10 a.m.

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 09 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 11 a.m.

Rail to Trail Hike,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist and hike the newest trail in the park along theold rail lines. For ages 7 and older with an adult Limit 20. Pre-registrationrequired by calling (302) 645-6852. FREEwith paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Rail to Trail Hike Join a naturalist and hike the newest trail in the park along theold rail lines. For ages 7 and older with an adult Limit 20. Pre-registrationrequired by calling (302) 645-6852. FREEwith paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 09 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 09 at 1 p.m.

Sap to Syrup,   Bellevue State Park

Learn when sap flows, what trees are used for making maple syrup, and the process of making syrup. Tap a tree and enjoy a special syrup-tasting with pancakes. Appropriate for all ages. Register by 4 p.m. on March 7. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12

Add to Calendar America/New_York Sap to Syrup Learn when sap flows, what trees are used for making maple syrup, and the process of making syrup. Tap a tree and enjoy a special syrup-tasting with pancakes. Appropriate for all ages. Register by 4 p.m. on March 7. $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12 Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 1 p.m.

Seaglass Jewelry 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make your own sea glass jewelry pendant. Bring your own piece of sea glass, or choose from our collection. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 12+ $15 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Seaglass Jewelry 101 Make your own sea glass jewelry pendant. Bring your own piece of sea glass, or choose from our collection. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 12+ $15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 09 at 2 p.m.

Explorers' Walk,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Kids, did you know adventure waits in your own backyard? Let's go exploring! Who knows what natural treasures we might find? This program will meet at the Interpretive Center.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Explorers' Walk Kids, did you know adventure waits in your own backyard? Let's go exploring! Who knows what natural treasures we might find? This program will meet at the Interpretive Center. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, March 09 at 2 p.m.

Discovery Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discovery Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 09 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, March 10 at 11 a.m.

Fundamentals of Hiking ,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the Nature Center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a different short hike each week.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Fundamentals of Hiking Join us at the Nature Center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a different short hike each week.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, March 10 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Mason & Dixon's Post Mark'd West History Hike,   White Clay Creek State Park

Guest Speaker: Mike Ott. Meet at the Possum Hill Parking L. ot The Mason Dixon Line often cited in reference to the Civil War was really a survey to mark two large landholders' properties. The east-west boundary line began its history right here in the park. Join us on a moderate hike to this historic marker. Bring plenty of water. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 8. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Mason & Dixon's Post Mark'd West History Hike Guest Speaker: Mike Ott. Meet at the Possum Hill Parking L. ot The Mason Dixon Line often cited in reference to the Civil War was really a survey to mark two large landholders' properties. The east-west boundary line began its history right here in the park. Join us on a moderate hike to this historic marker. Bring plenty of water. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 8. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, March 10 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 10 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 10 at 1 p.m.

Mason & Dixon's Post Mark'd West History Hike,   White Clay Creek State Park

History Connections Series:Mason & Dixon’s Post Mark’d West HistoryHikeSunday, March 101 – 2:30 p.m.Guest Speaker: Mike OttMeet at the Possum Hill Parking Lot on Smith Mill Rd.The Mason Dixon Line often cited in referenceto the Civil War was really a survey to mark two large land holder’s properties.The east-west boundary line began its history right here in the park. Join uson a moderate hike to this historic marker. Bring plenty of water. Space islimited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 7. Call 302-368-6900 M-F 8am-4pm.Free with paid entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Mason & Dixon's Post Mark'd West History Hike History Connections Series:Mason & Dixon’s Post Mark’d West HistoryHikeSunday, March 101 – 2:30 p.m.Guest Speaker: Mike OttMeet at the Possum Hill Parking Lot on Smith Mill Rd.The Mason Dixon Line often cited in referenceto the Civil War was really a survey to mark two large land holder’s properties.The east-west boundary line began its history right here in the park. Join uson a moderate hike to this historic marker. Bring plenty of water. Space islimited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 7. Call 302-368-6900 M-F 8am-4pm.Free with paid entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Story of Freedom,   First State Heritage Park

The Old State House, 25 The Green, will have guided tours focusing on stories of freedom and the Underground Railroad as they pertain to Dover. In celebration of National Harriet Tubman Day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Story of Freedom The Old State House, 25 The Green, will have guided tours focusing on stories of freedom and the Underground Railroad as they pertain to Dover. In celebration of National Harriet Tubman Day. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m.

An Introduction to the Night Sky,   Bellevue State Park

Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Meet at the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York An Introduction to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Meet at the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Monday, March 11 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, March 11 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, March 11 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, March 12 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, March 12 at 1 p.m.

Homeschool,   Killens Pond State Park

Homeschool Tuesdays, March 12th, April 9th, May 14th 1 p.m. Ages 6 - 12 Participants complete service projects and then spend time learning about different natural science topics. Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; call (302) 284-4299. March 12 - Super Cool Soils April 9 - Birds a Bound May 14 - Fantastic Fish and Where to Find Them Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Homeschool Homeschool Tuesdays, March 12th, April 9th, May 14th 1 p.m. Ages 6 - 12 Participants complete service projects and then spend time learning about different natural science topics. Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; call (302) 284-4299. March 12 - Super Cool Soils April 9 - Birds a Bound May 14 - Fantastic Fish and Where to Find Them Free Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, March 13 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, March 13 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, March 13 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: Can You See the Wind?,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Can You See the Wind? Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/

Add to Calendar America/New_York Trap Pond Partners Meeting The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/ Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, March 14 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m.

Cauffiel House Tour,   Bellevue State Park

We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park from before its construction through its purchase by the Division of Parks and Recreation in 1993. A house tour will highlight measures taken to make this a simple, yet beautiful place to live. Call to register by 4 p.m. on March 13. $6 per person Tours may be arranged by reservation for private groups.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Cauffiel House Tour We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park from before its construction through its purchase by the Division of Parks and Recreation in 1993. A house tour will highlight measures taken to make this a simple, yet beautiful place to live. Call to register by 4 p.m. on March 13. $6 per person Tours may be arranged by reservation for private groups. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Guppy Club (3-5 year olds): Going Green,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Bring your 3- to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed to go outdoors. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. Find out why nature likes the color green and go outside exploring for all things green. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guppy Club (3-5 year olds): Going Green Bring your 3- to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed to go outdoors. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. Find out why nature likes the color green and go outside exploring for all things green. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 15 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, March 15 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 15 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m

Featured Program: Hike Through History,   Auburn Valley State Park

Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Road. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Hike Through History Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Road. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 a.m.

Wag it Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wag it Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

Floral Design Classes Saturdays 10 a.m. Join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, Longtime floral designer and teacher. Fresh flowers are provided. Participants may bring fresh foliage to share. Pre-registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299. Oasis will be available for purchase at an additional cost of $2 a block. $20 per class. Saturday, March 16 Celebrate spring and St. Patrick's Day with a line design using fresh spring flowers. Bring a mat, small bowl with oasis, and shears.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Floral Design Class Floral Design Classes Saturdays 10 a.m. Join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, Longtime floral designer and teacher. Fresh flowers are provided. Participants may bring fresh foliage to share. Pre-registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299. Oasis will be available for purchase at an additional cost of $2 a block. $20 per class. Saturday, March 16 Celebrate spring and St. Patrick's Day with a line design using fresh spring flowers. Bring a mat, small bowl with oasis, and shears. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m.

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

Shamrock Scavenger Hunt,   Cape Henlopen State Park

It’s not easy being green. Test your naturalist and scavenger huntskills as we go outside in search of clues to find a “pot of gold” surprise! Dressto explore outside. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration recommended by calling 302-645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Shamrock Scavenger Hunt It’s not easy being green. Test your naturalist and scavenger huntskills as we go outside in search of clues to find a “pot of gold” surprise! Dressto explore outside. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration recommended by calling 302-645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History,   Auburn Valley State Park

Come join us on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Hike Through History Come join us on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 16 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult per tour $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult per tour $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m.

Hike Thompson Island Nature Preserve,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Go for a hike around Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Space is very limited so pre-registration is required $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Hike Thompson Island Nature Preserve Go for a hike around Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Space is very limited so pre-registration is required $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m.

Discovery Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discovery Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 3 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult per tour $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult per tour $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, March 17 at 9 a.m.

Trail Maintenance at Barnes Woods,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy spring while volunteering at the unique Barnes Woods Nature Preserve. We will provide tools, transportation, and talk on the importance of nature preserves. Please call the Nature Center to make your free reservation.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Trail Maintenance at Barnes Woods Enjoy spring while volunteering at the unique Barnes Woods Nature Preserve. We will provide tools, transportation, and talk on the importance of nature preserves. Please call the Nature Center to make your free reservation. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, March 17 at 9:30 a.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me,   Brandywine Zoo

Animals and Me Saturday, March 17 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies Learn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts

Add to Calendar America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me Animals and Me Saturday, March 17 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies Learn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 17 at 11 a.m.

Dip-netting Discovery,   Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dip-netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, March 17 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 17 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 17 at 1 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Crafting,   Killens Pond State Park

St. Patrick's Day Crafting Sunday, March 17 1 p.m. Create your own pot of gold this St. Paddy's Day! Staff will have crafting materials to create a masterpiece. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York St. Patrick's Day Crafting St. Patrick's Day Crafting Sunday, March 17 1 p.m. Create your own pot of gold this St. Paddy's Day! Staff will have crafting materials to create a masterpiece. Free Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, March 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, March 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, March 18 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, March 18 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, March 18 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, March 19 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, March 19 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, March 20 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, March 20 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: Mole in a Hole,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Mole in a Hole Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m.

Young Brandywine Artists Opening Night- Secondary,   Alapocas Run State Park

The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Young Brandywine Artists Opening Night- Secondary The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st. Alapocas Run State Park

Wednesday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Spring Moon Evening Hike,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Spring is here and animals may be out and about. Join us as welook and listen for animals under the full moon. Dress to explore outside.  Ages 7 and up with adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration required by calling 302-645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Moon Evening Hike Spring is here and animals may be out and about. Join us as welook and listen for animals under the full moon. Dress to explore outside.  Ages 7 and up with adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration required by calling 302-645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 a.m.

Green Willow: Jim Malcolm,   Alapocas Run State Park

As both singer and songwriter, Jim Malcolm is one of the most distinctive voices in Scottish music. He was lead singer of the phenomenal Scottish band Old Blind Dogs for seven years. Jim has a huge repertoire of songs from the Scottish tradition and is a noted interpreter of Robert Burns. These old songs are complemented by his own original and award-winning songs. For more information and tickets, visit greenwillow.org

Add to Calendar America/New_York Green Willow: Jim Malcolm As both singer and songwriter, Jim Malcolm is one of the most distinctive voices in Scottish music. He was lead singer of the phenomenal Scottish band Old Blind Dogs for seven years. Jim has a huge repertoire of songs from the Scottish tradition and is a noted interpreter of Robert Burns. These old songs are complemented by his own original and award-winning songs. For more information and tickets, visit greenwillow.org Alapocas Run State Park

Thursday, March 21 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, March 21 at 8 a.m.

Featured Program: Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition,   Alapocas Run State Park

The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition The Young Brandywine Artists Exhibition features outstanding artwork created by students in all schools within the Brandywine School District, from elementary through high school. Each year, many wonderful works are on display, including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, and three dimensional pieces. The elementary exhibition will be open on March 5th and 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and run to March 17th. The secondary exhibition will open on March 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and run to March 31st. Alapocas Run State Park

Thursday, March 21 at 6:45 p.m.

Sun, Moon, and the Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Don’t forget your camera on this one! Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park interpreter to see the sun set over the Indian River Bay and the full moon rise over the Atlantic Ocean. Learn cool facts and bridge history on your way. Meet at the North Inlet Day Area. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details No pre-registration required Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Sun, Moon, and the Bridge Don’t forget your camera on this one! Hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park interpreter to see the sun set over the Indian River Bay and the full moon rise over the Atlantic Ocean. Learn cool facts and bridge history on your way. Meet at the North Inlet Day Area. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details No pre-registration required Free Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Full Moon Hike Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE Bellevue State Park

Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m.

Featured Program: Murder Mystery,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Murder Mystery Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person. Bellevue State Park

Friday, March 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, March 22 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 22 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 22 at 6 p.m.

Pondside Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond emailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Pondside Campfire Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond emailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m.

Murder Mystery,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Murder Mystery Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 7 p.m.

Featured Program: Murder Mystery,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Murder Mystery Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series,   Fort Miles

Battlegroup Spruance Raymond Spruance was a little-known, but important US Navy admiral who led the advance across the Pacific Ocean to defeat Japan in WWII. His battlegroup was key in defeating the Imperial Japanese Navy and storming the islands in the Pacific. Seating is limited to 60 and tickets are available that day in the Fort Miles Museum. For more information on the film and lecture series please call (302) 645-0753. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series Battlegroup Spruance Raymond Spruance was a little-known, but important US Navy admiral who led the advance across the Pacific Ocean to defeat Japan in WWII. His battlegroup was key in defeating the Imperial Japanese Navy and storming the islands in the Pacific. Seating is limited to 60 and tickets are available that day in the Fort Miles Museum. For more information on the film and lecture series please call (302) 645-0753. Free Fort Miles

Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Signs of Spring Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Join us for a special hiking trip at the Fork Branch Nature Preserve! Look for signs of spring on this special mile-long hike! Meet at the Killens Pond Nature Center; transportation to the nature preserve will be provided. Space is limited; registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299 to register. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Signs of Spring Hike Join us for a special hiking trip at the Fork Branch Nature Preserve! Look for signs of spring on this special mile-long hike! Meet at the Killens Pond Nature Center; transportation to the nature preserve will be provided. Space is limited; registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299 to register. Free Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 8 a.m.

Waterfowl Walk,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

For this program, we will head into the wetlands for a final look at the winter waterfowl before they head north. Some of our target species include the Northern Shoveler, Green-Winged Teal, and Hooded Merganser. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Waterfowl Walk For this program, we will head into the wetlands for a final look at the winter waterfowl before they head north. Some of our target species include the Northern Shoveler, Green-Winged Teal, and Hooded Merganser. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, March 23 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 23 at 9 a.m.

Beach Driving Clinic,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required. $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required. $8 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 9:30 a.m.

Hike with Vinny,   White Clay Creek State Park

Hike with Vinny Saturday, March 23 9:30 a.m. Hike with Park Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellini along the Penn Del Trail. Meet at Wedgewood Road Parking lot. Dress for the weather; bring plenty of water, and plan about 1 ½ hours of hiking and chatting. Pre-registration required by noon on March 22. Call 302-368-6900. Free with paid entrrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Hike with Vinny Hike with Vinny Saturday, March 23 9:30 a.m. Hike with Park Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellini along the Penn Del Trail. Meet at Wedgewood Road Parking lot. Dress for the weather; bring plenty of water, and plan about 1 ½ hours of hiking and chatting. Pre-registration required by noon on March 22. Call 302-368-6900. Free with paid entrrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m.

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 23 at 11 a.m.

Spring Cleaning Volunteer Day ,   Lums Pond State Park

Groups, families and friends! Help us get the boat house and boats ready for the upcoming season! Join us this spring for a volunteer day! We will be fixing up bluebird and wood duck boxes, doing trail work and getting the boat house and boats ready for the spring season! Visit https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars for a calendar listing of events or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us for details.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Cleaning Volunteer Day Groups, families and friends! Help us get the boat house and boats ready for the upcoming season! Join us this spring for a volunteer day! We will be fixing up bluebird and wood duck boxes, doing trail work and getting the boat house and boats ready for the spring season! Visit https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars for a calendar listing of events or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us for details. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 11 a.m.

Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Battlegroup Spruance March 23 Raymond Spruance was a little known, but important, US Navy admiral who led the advance across the Pacific Ocean to defeat Japan in WWII. His battlegroup was key in defeating the Imperial Japanese Navy and storming the islands in the Pacific. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series Battlegroup Spruance March 23 Raymond Spruance was a little known, but important, US Navy admiral who led the advance across the Pacific Ocean to defeat Japan in WWII. His battlegroup was key in defeating the Imperial Japanese Navy and storming the islands in the Pacific. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 23 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m.

Signs of Spring Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Signs of Spring Hike Saturday, March 23rd 1 p.m. Join us for a special hiking trip at Fork Branch Nature Preserve! Look for signs of spring on this special mile-long hike. Meet at the Killens Pond Nature Center; transportation to the nature preserve will be provided and will take approximately 30 minutes each way for travel. Space is limited; registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299 to register. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Signs of Spring Hike Signs of Spring Hike Saturday, March 23rd 1 p.m. Join us for a special hiking trip at Fork Branch Nature Preserve! Look for signs of spring on this special mile-long hike. Meet at the Killens Pond Nature Center; transportation to the nature preserve will be provided and will take approximately 30 minutes each way for travel. Space is limited; registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299 to register. Free Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m.

Discovery Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discovery Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 23 at 7 p.m.

Murder Mystery,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Murder Mystery Ages 18 and up. Join us at Bellevue Hall to figure out “whodunit?” It is up to you to figure out who put the eccentric on ice? The year is 1953, famed gastronomic gumshoe, Neron Volt has been murdered! Put on your detective cap, speak to the suspects and figure out this most malevolent of crimes. Saturday, March 23, will feature a cash bar for ages 21 and up, proceeds to benefit the Friends of Bellevue. Must pre-register by March 20, space is limited. Refreshments will be served. $20 per person. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, March 24 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 24 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 24 at 1 p.m.

The Wedge, the Arc, and the Horn-History Hike,   White Clay Creek State Park

History Connections Series:The Wedge, the Arc and the Horn Sunday, March 24 1 – 2:30 Guest Speakers: Mike Ott and Andrea Cassel Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center The Arc Corner Monument signifies and interesting land swap between Pennsylvania and Delaware. Join historians Mike Ott and Andrea Cassel for a discussion of the process and hike to the Arc Corner Monument, just around the corner from the Nature Center. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 21. Call 302-368-6900.Free with paid entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York The Wedge, the Arc, and the Horn-History Hike History Connections Series:The Wedge, the Arc and the Horn Sunday, March 24 1 – 2:30 Guest Speakers: Mike Ott and Andrea Cassel Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center The Arc Corner Monument signifies and interesting land swap between Pennsylvania and Delaware. Join historians Mike Ott and Andrea Cassel for a discussion of the process and hike to the Arc Corner Monument, just around the corner from the Nature Center. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 21. Call 302-368-6900.Free with paid entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, March 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, March 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, March 25 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, March 25 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, March 25 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, March 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, March 26 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, March 27 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, March 27 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: What's Under a Log?,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: What's Under a Log? Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Thursday, March 28 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Nature Photography Hike ,   Lums Pond State Park

Join State Parks photographer April Abel and the park naturalist for a hike in the park where participants will learn a little about nature and nature photography. Meeting location TBA. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Nature Photography Hike Join State Parks photographer April Abel and the park naturalist for a hike in the park where participants will learn a little about nature and nature photography. Meeting location TBA. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Friday, March 29 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, March 29 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, March 29 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 8 p.m.

Featured Program: Earth Hour Luminary Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Each year, around the globe, millions of people, businesses, and landmarks set aside an hour to host events, switch off their lights, and make noise for climate change action in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour. Take a magical walk through Tulip Tree Preserve lit with luminaries as we shine a light for the cause! Pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Earth Hour Luminary Hike Each year, around the globe, millions of people, businesses, and landmarks set aside an hour to host events, switch off their lights, and make noise for climate change action in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour. Take a magical walk through Tulip Tree Preserve lit with luminaries as we shine a light for the cause! Pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. Free Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Featured Program: Animal Careers Conference,   Brandywine Zoo

9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Ages 14 – 22 Interested in pursuing an animal based career such as wildlife fieldwork, veterinary, rehabilitation, or as a zoo professionals that works in animal care, training or welfare? Join us for this conference featuring professional guest speakers from a variety of animal careers to learn about occupations working with animals and wildlife. Network with the speakers or find out more information about volunteering and gaining experience with a variety of organizations or professionals. Snack and refreshments provided. Participants should bring their own lunch, or may purchase at the Concessions Stand. Register by Wednesday, March 27. $30 /$25 Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) Member

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Animal Careers Conference 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Ages 14 – 22 Interested in pursuing an animal based career such as wildlife fieldwork, veterinary, rehabilitation, or as a zoo professionals that works in animal care, training or welfare? Join us for this conference featuring professional guest speakers from a variety of animal careers to learn about occupations working with animals and wildlife. Network with the speakers or find out more information about volunteering and gaining experience with a variety of organizations or professionals. Snack and refreshments provided. Participants should bring their own lunch, or may purchase at the Concessions Stand. Register by Wednesday, March 27. $30 /$25 Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) Member Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 30 at 8:30 a.m.

Wag it Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wag it Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 30 at 9 a.m.

Introduction to Surf Fishing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Introduction to Surf Fishing Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Animal Careers Conference,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 14-22 This is a one-day conference hosted at Brandywine Zoo and aimed at people aged 14-22 who are interested in pursuing an animal based career, be that wildlife field work, veterinary, rehabilitation, or as a zoo professionals that works in animal care, training or welfare. This conference will be most useful to students who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in. There are many diverse and varied animal careers and this event will aim to give you an overview of some of them. Conference Includes: • Different speakers from across Brandywine Zoo, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and other wildlife organizations • Snack and refreshments • Networking opportunities with the speakers • More information at stands about volunteering and gaining experience Fee: $30 per participant/$25 DZS Member Register by: Wednesday, March 27 Participants should bring their own packed lunch, or may purchase at the Concessions Stand.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Animal Careers Conference Ages 14-22 This is a one-day conference hosted at Brandywine Zoo and aimed at people aged 14-22 who are interested in pursuing an animal based career, be that wildlife field work, veterinary, rehabilitation, or as a zoo professionals that works in animal care, training or welfare. This conference will be most useful to students who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in. There are many diverse and varied animal careers and this event will aim to give you an overview of some of them. Conference Includes: • Different speakers from across Brandywine Zoo, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and other wildlife organizations • Snack and refreshments • Networking opportunities with the speakers • More information at stands about volunteering and gaining experience Fee: $30 per participant/$25 DZS Member Register by: Wednesday, March 27 Participants should bring their own packed lunch, or may purchase at the Concessions Stand. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Friends of Old Dover, Dover History Series: A History of Dover's Fire Service and Early Responders,   First State Heritage Park

Presented by Mayor Robin Christiansen, a longtime active volunteer firefighter. Program will be held at the Robbins Hose Company, Dover Fire Department.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Friends of Old Dover, Dover History Series: A History of Dover's Fire Service and Early Responders Presented by Mayor Robin Christiansen, a longtime active volunteer firefighter. Program will be held at the Robbins Hose Company, Dover Fire Department. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House at 43 The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, March 30 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 11 a.m.

Search for Spring,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park looking for signs of spring and nature on themove. Dress to explore outside. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration recommended by calling 302-645-6852. FREEwith paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Search for Spring Explore the park looking for signs of spring and nature on themove. Dress to explore outside. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration recommended by calling 302-645-6852. FREEwith paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 30 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 30 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m.

Weather-Lore: Fact or Fiction,   Delaware Seashore State Park

For sailors, being able to read the weather used to mean the difference between life and death. Join us as we explore popular maritime weather myths and discover the difference between fact and fiction. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required $4 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Weather-Lore: Fact or Fiction For sailors, being able to read the weather used to mean the difference between life and death. Join us as we explore popular maritime weather myths and discover the difference between fact and fiction. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required $4 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m.

Discovery Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discovery Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, March 30 at 7:15 p.m.

Night Time Pond Surveys,   Killens Pond State Park

Search for herps! Learn what a herp is and how to find them. Bring a flashlight and dress to get muddy. Recommended for children 6 years and older. Free!

Add to Calendar America/New_York Night Time Pond Surveys Search for herps! Learn what a herp is and how to find them. Bring a flashlight and dress to get muddy. Recommended for children 6 years and older. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, March 31 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Tri-State Monument History Hike,   White Clay Creek State Park

Guest Speaker: Andrea Cassel. Meet at the nature center parking . lot This 4.2-mile hike to the Tri-State Monument follows the diverse habitats in this piedmont region and leads to an historic monument and survey marker with a rich and interesting history. Join local historian Andrea Cassel for this afternoon of hiking and history. Spaces limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, April 12. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Tri-State Monument History Hike Guest Speaker: Andrea Cassel. Meet at the nature center parking . lot This 4.2-mile hike to the Tri-State Monument follows the diverse habitats in this piedmont region and leads to an historic monument and survey marker with a rich and interesting history. Join local historian Andrea Cassel for this afternoon of hiking and history. Spaces limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, April 12. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, March 31 at 11 a.m.

Dip-netting Discovery,   Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dip-netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, March 31 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 31 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, March 31 at 1 p.m.

TriState Monument Hike- M&D History,   White Clay Creek State Park

History Connections Series:Tri-State Monument History Hike Sunday, March 31 1 – 3:30 p.m. Guest Speaker: Andrea Cassel Meet at the Cambers House Nature Center parking lot This 4.2-mile hike to the Tri-State Monument follows the diverse habitats in this piedmont region and leads to an historic monument and survey marker with a rich and interesting history. Join local historian Andrea Cassel for this afternoon of hiking and history. Spaces limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 28. Call 302-368-6900.Free with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York TriState Monument Hike- M&D History History Connections Series:Tri-State Monument History Hike Sunday, March 31 1 – 3:30 p.m. Guest Speaker: Andrea Cassel Meet at the Cambers House Nature Center parking lot This 4.2-mile hike to the Tri-State Monument follows the diverse habitats in this piedmont region and leads to an historic monument and survey marker with a rich and interesting history. Join local historian Andrea Cassel for this afternoon of hiking and history. Spaces limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Thursday, March 28. Call 302-368-6900.Free with paid park entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, March 31 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, March 31 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, April 01 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, April 01 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 01 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, April 02 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, April 02 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, April 02 at 11 a.m.

Turtle Tuesdays,   Lums Pond State Park

Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368=6989. $4 per child per class.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Turtle Tuesdays Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368=6989. $4 per child per class. Lums Pond State Park

Wednesday, April 03 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, April 03 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: Robin Red Breast,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Robin Red Breast Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Thursday, April 04 at 8 a.m.

Featured Program: Pacem in Terris: Youth Peace Art Exhibiton,   Alapocas Run State Park

Pacem in Terris is a grassroots, non-partisan, interfaith, member-supported non-profit organization that brings together people of all ages, ethnic backgrounds and professions for the purpose of positive peaceful change on the local, national and global level. The Youth Peace Art Exhibition is where the art and words of young people can help us all see the world anew. “It is an opportunity for all of us to learn from our younger citizens what the world should be like.”

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Pacem in Terris: Youth Peace Art Exhibiton Pacem in Terris is a grassroots, non-partisan, interfaith, member-supported non-profit organization that brings together people of all ages, ethnic backgrounds and professions for the purpose of positive peaceful change on the local, national and global level. The Youth Peace Art Exhibition is where the art and words of young people can help us all see the world anew. “It is an opportunity for all of us to learn from our younger citizens what the world should be like.” Alapocas Run State Park

Thursday, April 04 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, April 04 at 10:30 a.m.

Guppy Club (3-5 year olds): Flying Home,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover how and why many of our favorite birds fly south for thewinter and return home each spring. Bring your 3- to5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, andoutdoor adventures. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed to gooutdoors. Limit 12 children.Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guppy Club (3-5 year olds): Flying Home Discover how and why many of our favorite birds fly south for thewinter and return home each spring. Bring your 3- to5-year-old and discover secrets of nature through stories, games, crafts, andoutdoor adventures. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed to gooutdoors. Limit 12 children.Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, April 04 at 5:30 p.m.

Coffee Hour Series: The Constitutional Convention,   First State Heritage Park

This lecture will present the historical background on the debates and compromises of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and extend to the document's ratification. At The Old State House, 25 The Greeen.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Coffee Hour Series: The Constitutional Convention This lecture will present the historical background on the debates and compromises of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and extend to the document's ratification. At The Old State House, 25 The Greeen. First State Heritage Park

Friday, April 05 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Mansion Tour Day,   Auburn Valley State Park

Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. (April and May only) Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. There are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Mansion Tour Day Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. (April and May only) Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. There are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, April 05 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, April 05 at 11 a.m.

Estate Walk,   Auburn Valley State Park

Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Estate Walk Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, April 05 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 05 at 1 p.m.

Open House Mansion Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, April 05 at 2 p.m.

Open House Museum Tours,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Museum Tours Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, April 05 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 05 at 3 p.m.

Open House Mansion Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, April 05 at 8 p.m.

Lantern Tour of the Dover Green,   First State Heritage Park

Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour of the Dover Green Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, April 06 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 8 a.m.

Saturday Morning Bird Walks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Calling all birders! Meet us at the Nature Center for a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching. Experienced birders are welcome too! We will supply binoculars and bird guides.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Saturday Morning Bird Walks Calling all birders! Meet us at the Nature Center for a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching. Experienced birders are welcome too! We will supply binoculars and bird guides.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Featured Program: Macro-Mayhem,   Alapocas Run State Park

Get your feet wet and your hands dirty searching for aquatic critters in the freshwater streams of Alapocas Woods. Naturalists will lead a biological survey of the stream and chemical assessment of the water. Pre-registration by April 5 is required. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Macro-Mayhem Get your feet wet and your hands dirty searching for aquatic critters in the freshwater streams of Alapocas Woods. Naturalists will lead a biological survey of the stream and chemical assessment of the water. Pre-registration by April 5 is required. Free Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Featured Program: Civil War Park Day,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join hundreds of volunteers nationwide to help us clean up Delaware’s only major Civil War historic site. We will be doing basic cleaning and set-up work. It’s a great chance to help out your local history site, get a behind-the-scenes look at Fort Delaware, and get a free Civil War Trust t-shirt! Volunteers must register in advance by calling (302) 834-7941 or emailing Jake at jacob.miller@state.de.us. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Civil War Park Day Join hundreds of volunteers nationwide to help us clean up Delaware’s only major Civil War historic site. We will be doing basic cleaning and set-up work. It’s a great chance to help out your local history site, get a behind-the-scenes look at Fort Delaware, and get a free Civil War Trust t-shirt! Volunteers must register in advance by calling (302) 834-7941 or emailing Jake at jacob.miller@state.de.us. Free Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Basic Archaeology Workshop,   Fort Miles

Ever wanted to be an archaeologist? Did you know that Delaware State Parks has a program for members of the pubic to get involved hands-on in archaeology projects? Join State Parks’ archaeologist, John McCarthy for a program of illustrated lecture and hands-on activities that cover basic archaeology terms, regional cultural history, and field and laboratory research techniques. The workshop prepares attendees to become active participants in Time Traveler-only projects at locations across the state. Attendees receive the embroidered Time Travelers logo patch. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: Basic Archaeology Workshop Ever wanted to be an archaeologist? Did you know that Delaware State Parks has a program for members of the pubic to get involved hands-on in archaeology projects? Join State Parks’ archaeologist, John McCarthy for a program of illustrated lecture and hands-on activities that cover basic archaeology terms, regional cultural history, and field and laboratory research techniques. The workshop prepares attendees to become active participants in Time Traveler-only projects at locations across the state. Attendees receive the embroidered Time Travelers logo patch. Free Fort Miles

Saturday, April 06 at 9 a.m.

First Saturday: Significant Symbols,   First State Heritage Park

FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Peach Blossoms" program. The state flower if Delaware is the peach blossom so create your own colorful tree and see how many peaches you can find in our collection, visit the John Bell House on The Green for the program "From Military Man to Mascot: The Delaware Blue Hen" and learn the history and the legend behind Delaware's state bird, tour Legislative Hall to learn about Delaware's state symbols, from the state beverage to the state wildlife animal and how they were created, and join The Old State House for guided tours which will highlight the creation of The Old State House and how it became a symbol of Delaware's past and present. At 10:30 a.m. you can visit the Delaware Public Archives for a presentation by Jennifer Cohan, the Secretary of DelDOT, about the history of the department and how our transportation system has evolved in the last century. At 1:30 p.m. join the Johnson Victrola Museum for "Francis Barraud: His Master's Voice", a theatrical presentation that examines panter Francis Barraud's creation of the world famous "His Master's Voice" trademark.In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., and walking tours focusing on Dover's heroes of the Revolutionary War will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar America/New_York First Saturday: Significant Symbols FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Peach Blossoms" program. The state flower if Delaware is the peach blossom so create your own colorful tree and see how many peaches you can find in our collection, visit the John Bell House on The Green for the program "From Military Man to Mascot: The Delaware Blue Hen" and learn the history and the legend behind Delaware's state bird, tour Legislative Hall to learn about Delaware's state symbols, from the state beverage to the state wildlife animal and how they were created, and join The Old State House for guided tours which will highlight the creation of The Old State House and how it became a symbol of Delaware's past and present. At 10:30 a.m. you can visit the Delaware Public Archives for a presentation by Jennifer Cohan, the Secretary of DelDOT, about the history of the department and how our transportation system has evolved in the last century. At 1:30 p.m. join the Johnson Victrola Museum for "Francis Barraud: His Master's Voice", a theatrical presentation that examines panter Francis Barraud's creation of the world famous "His Master's Voice" trademark.In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., and walking tours focusing on Dover's heroes of the Revolutionary War will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, April 06 at 9 a.m.

Introduction to Surf Fishing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Introduction to Surf Fishing Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Summer Camp Saturday at the Campground,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us on selected Saturdays as we sample fun activities from our awesome Lums Pond Summer Camp like sidewalk chalk art, fishing skills, recycled crafts and tie-dye! $4 per child, free to Lums Pond Campers. For a detailed listing of programs email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us. Campground programs listed below meet at the program stage. In case of inclement weather, meeting location may change to the nature center.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Summer Camp Saturday at the Campground Join us on selected Saturdays as we sample fun activities from our awesome Lums Pond Summer Camp like sidewalk chalk art, fishing skills, recycled crafts and tie-dye! $4 per child, free to Lums Pond Campers. For a detailed listing of programs email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us. Campground programs listed below meet at the program stage. In case of inclement weather, meeting location may change to the nature center. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Beginner Birding,   Killens Pond State Park

Beginner Birding Saturday, April 6 10 a.m. Take a pond side hike in search of returning migrants. Bring binoculars and a water bottle. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beginner Birding Beginner Birding Saturday, April 6 10 a.m. Take a pond side hike in search of returning migrants. Bring binoculars and a water bottle. Free Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Civil War Park Day,   Fort Delaware State Park

Join hundreds of volunteers nationwide to help us clean up Delaware's only major Civil War historic site. We will be doing basic cleaning and set-up work. It's a great chance to help out your local history site, get a behind-the-scenes look at Fort Delaware, and get a free Civil War Trust t-shirt! Volunteers must register in advance by calling (302) 834-7941 or emailing Kate at Katelyn.hartnett@delaware.gov.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Civil War Park Day Join hundreds of volunteers nationwide to help us clean up Delaware's only major Civil War historic site. We will be doing basic cleaning and set-up work. It's a great chance to help out your local history site, get a behind-the-scenes look at Fort Delaware, and get a free Civil War Trust t-shirt! Volunteers must register in advance by calling (302) 834-7941 or emailing Kate at Katelyn.hartnett@delaware.gov. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Macro-Mayhem,   Alapocas Run State Park

Get your feet wet and your hands dirty searching for aquatic critters in the freshwater streams of Alapocas Woods. Naturalists will lead a biological survey of the stream and chemical assessment of the water. Pre-registration by April 5th is required. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Macro-Mayhem Get your feet wet and your hands dirty searching for aquatic critters in the freshwater streams of Alapocas Woods. Naturalists will lead a biological survey of the stream and chemical assessment of the water. Pre-registration by April 5th is required. Free Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Bunnyfest,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for an "egg-cellent" day! Enjoy a special story time with the most popular bunny of spring- a real-life, giant bunny from the Zoo! Get your bunny whiskers painted on, make a bunny-ear craft, and guests can also take part in a golden egg scavenger hunt, with special prize eggs for the first 100 guests! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Bunnyfest Join us for an "egg-cellent" day! Enjoy a special story time with the most popular bunny of spring- a real-life, giant bunny from the Zoo! Get your bunny whiskers painted on, make a bunny-ear craft, and guests can also take part in a golden egg scavenger hunt, with special prize eggs for the first 100 guests! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 06 at 10 a.m.

Bellevue State Park Grounds Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Have you ever wondered about the buildings that you see throughout the park? Can you guess which barn was ordered from a Sears’ catalogue? Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk all over the park to learn the answers to these questions and have a look inside some of the buildings. $8 per person. Register for the program no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. Meet at the Arts Center.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Bellevue State Park Grounds Tour Have you ever wondered about the buildings that you see throughout the park? Can you guess which barn was ordered from a Sears’ catalogue? Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk all over the park to learn the answers to these questions and have a look inside some of the buildings. $8 per person. Register for the program no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. Meet at the Arts Center. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 11 a.m.

Ospreys Return!,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Celebrate bird migration by following the exploits of our ownosprey cam birds. Find out where they spent their winter and why they return.We’ll start inside, then look for these seahawks in the park. Dress to exploreoutside. For ages 7 and older with an adult Limit 20. Pre-registration requiredby calling (302) 645-6852. FREE withpaid park entrance fee Also offered on May 11.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Ospreys Return! Celebrate bird migration by following the exploits of our ownosprey cam birds. Find out where they spent their winter and why they return.We’ll start inside, then look for these seahawks in the park. Dress to exploreoutside. For ages 7 and older with an adult Limit 20. Pre-registration requiredby calling (302) 645-6852. FREE withpaid park entrance fee Also offered on May 11. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 06 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 06 at 1 p.m.

Bike Fresh Pond,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join us for our first-ever tour by bike! Enjoy a 3.4 mile ride on the Fresh Pond Tract without the dangers of riding on roadways. A park naturalist will make several stops along the way to discuss area history, bike safety, and nature tidbits. BYOB – Bring Your Own BIKE! Meets at Fresh Pond Route 1 parking entrance, NOT Cedar Neck Road parking entrance. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required Ages 10 and up $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Bike Fresh Pond Join us for our first-ever tour by bike! Enjoy a 3.4 mile ride on the Fresh Pond Tract without the dangers of riding on roadways. A park naturalist will make several stops along the way to discuss area history, bike safety, and nature tidbits. BYOB – Bring Your Own BIKE! Meets at Fresh Pond Route 1 parking entrance, NOT Cedar Neck Road parking entrance. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required Ages 10 and up $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 1 p.m.

Volunteer Open House,   Auburn Valley State Park

Have you ever wondered what volunteer opportunities exist at Auburn Valley State Park? Auburn Valley State Park and the Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve are partnering to present the numerous opportunities available at the site. Whether assisting with house tours, parking for special events, running the steam and diesel locomotives, or keeping the park beautiful, volunteers make the difference! Interested in volunteering now? Call (302) 239-5687 or email DNREC_HelpYourPark@state.de.us for more information.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Volunteer Open House Have you ever wondered what volunteer opportunities exist at Auburn Valley State Park? Auburn Valley State Park and the Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve are partnering to present the numerous opportunities available at the site. Whether assisting with house tours, parking for special events, running the steam and diesel locomotives, or keeping the park beautiful, volunteers make the difference! Interested in volunteering now? Call (302) 239-5687 or email DNREC_HelpYourPark@state.de.us for more information. Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 1 p.m.

Time Travelers Basic Archaeology Workshop,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Every wanted to be an archaeologist? Did you know that Delaware State Parks has a program for members of the pubic to get involved hands-on in archaeology projects? Join State Parks’ archaeologist, John McCarthy for a program of illustrated lecture and hands—on activities that cover basic archaeology terms, regional cultural history, and field and laboratory research techniques. The workshop prepares attendees to become active participants in Time Traveler-only projects at locations across the state. Attendees receive the embroidered Time Travelers logo patch. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Time Travelers Basic Archaeology Workshop Every wanted to be an archaeologist? Did you know that Delaware State Parks has a program for members of the pubic to get involved hands-on in archaeology projects? Join State Parks’ archaeologist, John McCarthy for a program of illustrated lecture and hands—on activities that cover basic archaeology terms, regional cultural history, and field and laboratory research techniques. The workshop prepares attendees to become active participants in Time Traveler-only projects at locations across the state. Attendees receive the embroidered Time Travelers logo patch. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 1 p.m.

Pollinator Palooza,   Bellevue State Park

Join our naturalist to learn about providing habitats for our native pollinators. We’ll learn about making bee homes, and will get to take home seeds to plant that will attract these bees, birds and butterflies to your yard. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Pollinator Palooza Join our naturalist to learn about providing habitats for our native pollinators. We’ll learn about making bee homes, and will get to take home seeds to plant that will attract these bees, birds and butterflies to your yard. $5 per person Bellevue State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 06 at 2 p.m.

Beach Driving Clinic,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required. $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required. $8 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 06 at 2 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, April 07 at 1 p.m.

Bethesda Church Tours ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a in-depth tour of the historic Bethesda Church. Look over old photographs and learn the importance of small churches in the local history. Meet at the Bethesda Church.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Bethesda Church Tours Take a in-depth tour of the historic Bethesda Church. Look over old photographs and learn the importance of small churches in the local history. Meet at the Bethesda Church.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, April 07 at 10 a.m.

Hike Thompson Island Nature Preserve,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Go for a hike around Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Space is very limited so pre-registration is required $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Hike Thompson Island Nature Preserve Go for a hike around Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Space is very limited so pre-registration is required $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, April 07 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 07 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 07 at 1 p.m.

Dam Removal and Bringing Back the Shad,   White Clay Creek State Park

Science Connections Series:Bringing Back the Shad in the White Clay Creek Sunday, April 7 1 – 3 p.m. Guest Speaker: Gerald J. Kauffman, Ph.D., Director Water Resources Center -Institute for Public Administration; University of Delaware On May 4, 2015 a hickory shad was reported caught near the foot of Red Mill Dam No. 2, possibly the first time in more than two centuries that anyone has caught a shad that swam on its own this far up the White Clay Creek. Removal of Dam No. 1 at the mouth of White Clay Creek made that possible. Learn more about this process and the next steps for this historic fish. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. Pre-registration is required by the preceding Friday at noon. Call 302-368-6900.Free with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dam Removal and Bringing Back the Shad Science Connections Series:Bringing Back the Shad in the White Clay Creek Sunday, April 7 1 – 3 p.m. Guest Speaker: Gerald J. Kauffman, Ph.D., Director Water Resources Center -Institute for Public Administration; University of Delaware On May 4, 2015 a hickory shad was reported caught near the foot of Red Mill Dam No. 2, possibly the first time in more than two centuries that anyone has caught a shad that swam on its own this far up the White Clay Creek. Removal of Dam No. 1 at the mouth of White Clay Creek made that possible. Learn more about this process and the next steps for this historic fish. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. Pre-registration is required by the preceding Friday at noon. Call 302-368-6900.Free with paid park entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, April 07 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, April 07 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 07 at 2 p.m.

Osprey Watch,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Delaware’s Inland Bays have the state’s largest concentration of this important raptor. Learn how to identify these “fish hawks”, how they fish, preferred nesting sites, and how they care for their young. Binoculars will be available to borrow. Call (302)227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $4 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Osprey Watch Delaware’s Inland Bays have the state’s largest concentration of this important raptor. Learn how to identify these “fish hawks”, how they fish, preferred nesting sites, and how they care for their young. Binoculars will be available to borrow. Call (302)227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $4 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, April 08 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, April 08 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 08 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 08 at 8 p.m.

An Introduction to the Night Sky,   Bellevue State Park

Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Meet at the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York An Introduction to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Meet at the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, April 09 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, April 09 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, April 09 at 1 p.m.

Homeschool,   Killens Pond State Park

Participants complete service projects and then spend time learning about different natural science topics. Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; call (302) 284-4299. March 12 - Super Cool Soils April 9 - Birds a Bound May 14 - Fantastic Fish and Where to Find Them Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Homeschool Participants complete service projects and then spend time learning about different natural science topics. Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; call (302) 284-4299. March 12 - Super Cool Soils April 9 - Birds a Bound May 14 - Fantastic Fish and Where to Find Them Free Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, April 10 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, April 10 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: April Showers Bring May Flowers!,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: April Showers Bring May Flowers! Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/

Add to Calendar America/New_York Trap Pond Partners Meeting The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/ Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, April 11 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Coffee Hour Series: The Constitution, Articles 1-7,   First State Heritage Park

This lecture will explain this historical document and what its Framers established as the plan of government in the United States. At The Old State House, 25 The Green.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Coffee Hour Series: The Constitution, Articles 1-7 This lecture will explain this historical document and what its Framers established as the plan of government in the United States. At The Old State House, 25 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Friday, April 12 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, April 12 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 12 at 1:30 p.m.

Out and About at Oversee,   Auburn Valley State Park

Our park interpreter will lead an hour long walk along our newest trail that features the historic Oversee Farm. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Out and About at Oversee Our park interpreter will lead an hour long walk along our newest trail that features the historic Oversee Farm. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, April 12 at 2 p.m.

Beach Driving Clinic,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, April 12 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m.

Reptiles and Amphibians of Lums Pond,   Lums Pond State Park

Join park staff for an evening with special guest and herp expert Jim White, wildlife photographer, instructor, and author of Reptiles and Amphibians of Delmarva. This program starts at the nature center as we learn about reptiles and amphibians of the area then continues out on an evening herping adventure.Part of the Natural Resource Series at Lums Pond - So much of what we do at Lums is recreational but do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. These are free events, however space is limited and registration is required (by the Thursday before the program) by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989. Park entrance fee in effect.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Reptiles and Amphibians of Lums Pond Join park staff for an evening with special guest and herp expert Jim White, wildlife photographer, instructor, and author of Reptiles and Amphibians of Delmarva. This program starts at the nature center as we learn about reptiles and amphibians of the area then continues out on an evening herping adventure.Part of the Natural Resource Series at Lums Pond - So much of what we do at Lums is recreational but do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. These are free events, however space is limited and registration is required (by the Thursday before the program) by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989. Park entrance fee in effect. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 8 a.m.

Spring Youth Fishing Tournament,   Trap Pond State Park

Open to ages 15 and under. Proper catch and release methods will be stressed. Prizes will be available in a number of different categories. Bring your own tackle and bait, or borrow ours. These free programs will meet at the boathouse. Registration and instruction begins at 8am, first catch for the tournament is 9.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Youth Fishing Tournament Open to ages 15 and under. Proper catch and release methods will be stressed. Prizes will be available in a number of different categories. Bring your own tackle and bait, or borrow ours. These free programs will meet at the boathouse. Registration and instruction begins at 8am, first catch for the tournament is 9. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 12 a.m.

Family Jeep Jamboree,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring your family and participate in our second annual Jeep Jamboree. Plenty of Jeeps and Jeep Clubs will be on hand in the main picnic area. Free activities include wagon rides, off road vendors, and a youth fishing tournament. Keep an eye on our the Trap Pond Facebook page for further details. FREE for spectators, $35 to register your Jeep

Add to Calendar America/New_York Family Jeep Jamboree Bring your family and participate in our second annual Jeep Jamboree. Plenty of Jeeps and Jeep Clubs will be on hand in the main picnic area. Free activities include wagon rides, off road vendors, and a youth fishing tournament. Keep an eye on our the Trap Pond Facebook page for further details. FREE for spectators, $35 to register your Jeep Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt,   Fort DuPont State Park

Come get to know this historic area! Have fun racing against the clock to find objects hidden all over the Fort DuPont campus. Learn about the history and natural surroundings with every stop you make. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt Come get to know this historic area! Have fun racing against the clock to find objects hidden all over the Fort DuPont campus. Learn about the history and natural surroundings with every stop you make. Free Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 8 a.m.

White Clay Creek Clean-Up,   White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek Clean-Up Saturday April 13 Volunteer check-in 8 – 10 a.m. This event is part of the annual Christina River Cleanup. Check in at the nature center parking lot. Wear weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes. Pre-register through the Christina River Clean Up website: christinarivercleanup.org.

Add to Calendar America/New_York White Clay Creek Clean-Up White Clay Creek Clean-Up Saturday April 13 Volunteer check-in 8 – 10 a.m. This event is part of the annual Christina River Cleanup. Check in at the nature center parking lot. Wear weather appropriate clothing and closed toed shoes. Pre-register through the Christina River Clean Up website: christinarivercleanup.org. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 8 a.m.

Sandpiper Stroll,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Migration is starting to pick up speed! Come out and join us on a guided bird walk to see what a perfect layover spot the Port Penn wetlands are for migrating sandpipers. Our target species include Dunlins, Least Sandpipers, and Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Sandpiper Stroll Migration is starting to pick up speed! Come out and join us on a guided bird walk to see what a perfect layover spot the Port Penn wetlands are for migrating sandpipers. Our target species include Dunlins, Least Sandpipers, and Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, April 13 at 8:30 a.m.

Wag it Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wag it Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m.

Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk,   First State Heritage Park

Travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, begin on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk Travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, begin on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m.

Artillery Park Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join our historic interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Learn more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call 302-644-5007 to pre-register. Free (with paid park entrance fee)

Add to Calendar America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our historic interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Learn more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call 302-644-5007 to pre-register. Free (with paid park entrance fee) Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 13 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m.

Bellevue Bunny Egg Hunt,   Bellevue State Park

Rabbits don’t REALLY have eggs. . . but our special Bellevue Bunnies do!!! Come search them out! Bring a basket and meet on the patio behind the Arts Center. Ages 2-8, $6 per child. Must call to pre-register, no walk-ins accepted. Call 302-761-6963. Begins promptly at 1:00.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Bellevue Bunny Egg Hunt Rabbits don’t REALLY have eggs. . . but our special Bellevue Bunnies do!!! Come search them out! Bring a basket and meet on the patio behind the Arts Center. Ages 2-8, $6 per child. Must call to pre-register, no walk-ins accepted. Call 302-761-6963. Begins promptly at 1:00. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m.

The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt,   Fort DuPont State Park

Come get to know this historic area! Have fun racing against the clock to find objects hidden all over the Fort DuPont campus. Learn about the history and the natural surroundings with every stop you make. We will meet in the parking lot at the far end of Old Battery Lane (close to the river).

Add to Calendar America/New_York The Great Fort DuPont Scavenger Hunt Come get to know this historic area! Have fun racing against the clock to find objects hidden all over the Fort DuPont campus. Learn about the history and the natural surroundings with every stop you make. We will meet in the parking lot at the far end of Old Battery Lane (close to the river). Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society Meeting,   First State Heritage Park

A non-profit organization for people with an interest in genealogy holds meetings every other month and is open to the public. Meet at the Delaware Public Archives.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society Meeting A non-profit organization for people with an interest in genealogy holds meetings every other month and is open to the public. Meet at the Delaware Public Archives. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

Discovery Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discovery Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 13 at 4:15 p.m.

Scout Night,   Brandywine Zoo

Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their families Enjoy an evening at the zoo in this specially designed event for scouts and their families! Participants for this program get to enjoy an exclusive after-hours program all for scouts! There will be activities and learning stations all geared toward scout Fee: $10.00 per person; includes scouts, parents/chaperones, and siblings. Pre-registration strongly suggested by April 10, walk-ins welcome if space available.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Scout Night Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their families Enjoy an evening at the zoo in this specially designed event for scouts and their families! Participants for this program get to enjoy an exclusive after-hours program all for scouts! There will be activities and learning stations all geared toward scout Fee: $10.00 per person; includes scouts, parents/chaperones, and siblings. Pre-registration strongly suggested by April 10, walk-ins welcome if space available. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Night Time Pond Surveys,   Killens Pond State Park

Night Time Pond Surveys Saturdays March, 30th - 7:15 p.m. April 13th - 7:30 p.m. May 4th - 8 p.m. Search for herps! Learn what a herp is and how to find them! Bring a flashlight and dress to get muddy. Recommended for children 6 years and older. Free!

Add to Calendar America/New_York Night Time Pond Surveys Night Time Pond Surveys Saturdays March, 30th - 7:15 p.m. April 13th - 7:30 p.m. May 4th - 8 p.m. Search for herps! Learn what a herp is and how to find them! Bring a flashlight and dress to get muddy. Recommended for children 6 years and older. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, April 14 at 7:30 a.m.

Altis Endurance 50K, 10K, et al. at Trap Pond,   Trap Pond State Park

Altis Endurance Sports sixth annual race on the flat and fast Trap Pond Bob Trail is set for Sunday April 14, 2019. The 50K and marathon start is at 7:30 AM, the half marathon start is at 7:45 AM, and the inaugural 10K start is at 7:50AM. If you would like to race through some beautiful Delaware forest join Altis Endurance Sports for the race at Trap Pond State Park located at 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956 about seven miles east southeast of downtown Laurel, DE.  Register at:  http://altisendurance.com/events/trap-pond-50k-marathon-and-half-marathon. $35-$80 registration, depending on race.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Altis Endurance 50K, 10K, et al. at Trap Pond Altis Endurance Sports sixth annual race on the flat and fast Trap Pond Bob Trail is set for Sunday April 14, 2019. The 50K and marathon start is at 7:30 AM, the half marathon start is at 7:45 AM, and the inaugural 10K start is at 7:50AM. If you would like to race through some beautiful Delaware forest join Altis Endurance Sports for the race at Trap Pond State Park located at 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956 about seven miles east southeast of downtown Laurel, DE.  Register at:  http://altisendurance.com/events/trap-pond-50k-marathon-and-half-marathon. $35-$80 registration, depending on race. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, April 14 at 11 a.m.

Fundamentals of Hiking ,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the Nature Center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a different short hike each week.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Fundamentals of Hiking Join us at the Nature Center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a different short hike each week.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, April 14 at 9 a.m.

Introduction to Surf Fishing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Introduction to Surf Fishing Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, April 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Girls Scouts: Animals and Me,   Brandywine Zoo

Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Learn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Girls Scouts: Animals and Me Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Learn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 14 at 11 a.m.

Dip-netting Discovery,   Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dip-netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, April 14 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 14 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, April 14 at 2 p.m.

Beach Driving Clinic,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, April 15 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, April 15 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 15 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, April 16 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, April 16 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, April 17 at 1 p.m.

Upcycle Trash into Treasure ,   Trap Pond State Park

Re-purpose common household items and learn to reuse old materials. Supplies will be provided. Register at least 24 hours in advance.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Upcycle Trash into Treasure Re-purpose common household items and learn to reuse old materials. Supplies will be provided. Register at least 24 hours in advance.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, April 17 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, April 17 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: Earth Day is Coming!,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Earth Day is Coming! Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, April 17 at 11 a.m.

Egg-Case Hunt!,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search for some real coastal treasures as we comb the beach forwhelk and skate egg cases and more! Dress to explore outside. For ages 5 andolder with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302)645-6852. FREE with paid parkentrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Egg-Case Hunt! Search for some real coastal treasures as we comb the beach forwhelk and skate egg cases and more! Dress to explore outside. For ages 5 andolder with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302)645-6852. FREE with paid parkentrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, April 17 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, April 18 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, April 18 at 11 a.m.

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of a squid through a hands-on dissection!Learn about the squid’s world and see how its body is similar to yours. Forages 7 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required bycalling (302) 645-6852. $5 per personAlso offered on April 25

Add to Calendar America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of a squid through a hands-on dissection!Learn about the squid’s world and see how its body is similar to yours. Forages 7 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required bycalling (302) 645-6852. $5 per personAlso offered on April 25 Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, April 18 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Coffee Hour Series: The Constitution, Bill of Rights,   First State Heritage Park

This lecture will examine the basis of American freedoms through a series of skits and discussions of various Supreme Court cases. At The Old State House, 25 The Green.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Coffee Hour Series: The Constitution, Bill of Rights This lecture will examine the basis of American freedoms through a series of skits and discussions of various Supreme Court cases. At The Old State House, 25 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

Earth Day Hike and Meet Up at Grain H20 ,   Lums Pond State Park

In celebration of the upcoming Earth Day, join us for a refreshing hike around the park. Afterwards we will meet up at Grain H20 and enjoy an elixir (non-alcoholic drink) such as the Peach Agave Tea, Berry Blast or Paloma Fizz. Fee TBA. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368-6989.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Earth Day Hike and Meet Up at Grain H20 In celebration of the upcoming Earth Day, join us for a refreshing hike around the park. Afterwards we will meet up at Grain H20 and enjoy an elixir (non-alcoholic drink) such as the Peach Agave Tea, Berry Blast or Paloma Fizz. Fee TBA. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, April 19 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Free guided tours of Legislative Hall, photo ID required for adults.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Free guided tours of Legislative Hall, photo ID required for adults. First State Heritage Park

Friday, April 19 at 10 a.m.

51st Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Come fly a kite and take part in fun, family activities. Egg huntbegins at 11 a.m., kite competitions and demonstrations follow. Food available.Park entrance fees in effect. For more information contact the Lewes Chamber ofCommerce at 877-465-3937.

Add to Calendar America/New_York 51st Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival Come fly a kite and take part in fun, family activities. Egg huntbegins at 11 a.m., kite competitions and demonstrations follow. Food available.Park entrance fees in effect. For more information contact the Lewes Chamber ofCommerce at 877-465-3937. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 19 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Full Moon Friday Hike,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join our naturalist for an evening hike on a paved trail, and enjoy the moon’s journey in the sky. Register with payment by noon on Friday and receive $1 discount. Pre-registration required. Call (302) 368-6900. $5 per personMeet at Possum Hill Parking Area- Smith Mill Rd for Tri-Valley Trail.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Full Moon Friday Hike Join our naturalist for an evening hike on a paved trail, and enjoy the moon’s journey in the sky. Register with payment by noon on Friday and receive $1 discount. Pre-registration required. Call (302) 368-6900. $5 per personMeet at Possum Hill Parking Area- Smith Mill Rd for Tri-Valley Trail. White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Full Moon Hike Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE Bellevue State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.

Egg Hunt at the Campground,   Lums Pond State Park

Kids ages 12 and under will enjoy this spring egg hunt at the campground! Bring your own basket or bag to collect the eggs. Free.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Egg Hunt at the Campground Kids ages 12 and under will enjoy this spring egg hunt at the campground! Bring your own basket or bag to collect the eggs. Free. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

Floral Design Classes Saturdays 10 a.m. Join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, Longtime floral designer and teacher. Fresh flowers are provided. Participants may bring fresh foliage to share. Pre-registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299. Oasis will be available for purchase at an additional cost of $2 a block. $20 per class. Saturday, April 20 Celebrate Easter with a basket of fresh blossoms. Bring a basket, bowl with oasis, and shears. Participants can also bring ribbons, Easter picks or eggs on picks.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Floral Design Class Floral Design Classes Saturdays 10 a.m. Join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, Longtime floral designer and teacher. Fresh flowers are provided. Participants may bring fresh foliage to share. Pre-registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299. Oasis will be available for purchase at an additional cost of $2 a block. $20 per class. Saturday, April 20 Celebrate Easter with a basket of fresh blossoms. Bring a basket, bowl with oasis, and shears. Participants can also bring ribbons, Easter picks or eggs on picks. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.

Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk,   First State Heritage Park

Travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, begin on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk Travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, begin on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m.

Party for the Planet: Earth Day Celebration,   Brandywine Zoo

What can YOU do to help save species? Learn about what you can do to make EVERY DAY Earth Day during this special event. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Party for the Planet: Earth Day Celebration What can YOU do to help save species? Learn about what you can do to make EVERY DAY Earth Day during this special event. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m.

Down to Earth Hike,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Celebrate Earth Day with a hike searching for early spring plantsand animals. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult.Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Down to Earth Hike Celebrate Earth Day with a hike searching for early spring plantsand animals. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult.Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History,   Auburn Valley State Park

Come celebrate Earth Day on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Hike Through History Come celebrate Earth Day on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 20 at 12 p.m.

Meandering Meal,   Alapocas Run State Park

Join us for our second annual progressive lunch hike. Hike along the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail and experience a three course meal prepared by local restaurants. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite at meandering-meal-2019.eventbrite.com. $40 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Meandering Meal Join us for our second annual progressive lunch hike. Hike along the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail and experience a three course meal prepared by local restaurants. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite at meandering-meal-2019.eventbrite.com. $40 per person Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m.

Family Surf Fishing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing”. Catch and release only. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required Ages 10+ $15 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar America/New_York Family Surf Fishing Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing”. Catch and release only. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required Ages 10+ $15 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, April 21 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 21 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, April 22 at 5 p.m.

Earth Day Hike,   Trap Pond State Park

Join a naturalist at the Nature Center for a hike to celebrate Earth Day. Meet at the Nature Center. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Earth Day Hike Join a naturalist at the Nature Center for a hike to celebrate Earth Day. Meet at the Nature Center. Free Trap Pond State Park

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

KILLENS POND STATE PARK Spring Break Out Camp,   Killens Pond State Park

Time to stretch those legs and get outside! This week will be full of outdoor adventure and crafts. Campers should pack lunch and a snack every day. Must register by April 12.

$175 per week/ $40 per day

Add to Calendar 7 12 America/New_York KILLENS POND STATE PARK Spring Break Out Camp Time to stretch those legs and get outside! This week will be full of outdoor adventure and crafts. Campers should pack lunch and a snack every day. Must register by April 12. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Spring Awakening and Coming Out of Hibernation! Everything is awakening and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers must pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care available; no before care. Register by April 12.

$175 for the week or $40 per day

Add to Calendar 7 12 America/New_York Spring Break Camp Spring Awakening and Coming Out of Hibernation! Everything is awakening and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers must pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care available; no before care. Register by April 12. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 22 at 8:30 a.m.

Spring Break Nature Camp,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Enjoy a week exploring different habitats through games, activities, and create cool nature art! Each day, campers will focus on a different outdoor theme including outdoor survival skills, life along the creek, and animal adaptations. No after care.

$150 per week or $40 per day

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Spring Break Nature Camp Enjoy a week exploring different habitats through games, activities, and create cool nature art! Each day, campers will focus on a different outdoor theme including outdoor survival skills, life along the creek, and animal adaptations. No after care. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, April 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Out! Camp,   Killens Pond State Park

Spring Break Out! Camp April 22 - 26 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Ages 7 - 12 Time to stretch those legs and get outside! This week will be full of outdoor adventure and crafts. Campers should pack lunch and a snack every day. Pre-registration is a must. Registration deadline is April 22nd. $175 per week, $40 per day

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Break Out! Camp Spring Break Out! Camp April 22 - 26 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Ages 7 - 12 Time to stretch those legs and get outside! This week will be full of outdoor adventure and crafts. Campers should pack lunch and a snack every day. Pre-registration is a must. Registration deadline is April 22nd. $175 per week, $40 per day Killens Pond State Park

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Day Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Break Day Camp Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Earth Day Volunteer Project,   Killens Pond State Park

Earth Day Volunteer Project Monday, April 22 10 a.m. - Noon Meet at the Nature Center and give back this Earth Day. Please wear close-toed shoes, bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. Gloves and tools will be provided. Please register online at destateparks.com/Volunteer. For more information please contact: Alison Romano, Volunteer Manager at alison.romano@state.de.us or (302) 900-1423.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Earth Day Volunteer Project Earth Day Volunteer Project Monday, April 22 10 a.m. - Noon Meet at the Nature Center and give back this Earth Day. Please wear close-toed shoes, bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. Gloves and tools will be provided. Please register online at destateparks.com/Volunteer. For more information please contact: Alison Romano, Volunteer Manager at alison.romano@state.de.us or (302) 900-1423. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Earth Day Coast-to-Coast Clean-Up,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Help keep Delaware Seashore clean from coast to coast! Meet at the Indian River Life-Saving Station for a staff-led beach clean-up, then travel to Savages Ditch to clean up debris found in the salt marsh. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details No pre-registration required Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Earth Day Coast-to-Coast Clean-Up Help keep Delaware Seashore clean from coast to coast! Meet at the Indian River Life-Saving Station for a staff-led beach clean-up, then travel to Savages Ditch to clean up debris found in the salt marsh. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details No pre-registration required Free Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk,   First State Heritage Park

In celebration of Earth Day travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk In celebration of Earth Day travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, April 23 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, April 23 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, April 23 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Day Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Break Day Camp Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, April 23 at 9 a.m.

Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, April 23 at 1 p.m.

Mollusk Meet-Up,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover why a squid and clam are so closely related in the animal kingdom. Dissect them to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required Ages 6+ $8 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up Discover why a squid and clam are so closely related in the animal kingdom. Dissect them to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required Ages 6+ $8 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, April 24 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, April 24 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Day Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Break Day Camp Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, April 24 at 9 a.m.

Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m.

Stroll with the Superintendent at Yorklyn Bridge,   Auburn Valley State Park

Join Auburn Valley State Park Superintendent, Laura Lee, to explore the historic Yorklyn industrial district. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroll with the Superintendent at Yorklyn Bridge Join Auburn Valley State Park Superintendent, Laura Lee, to explore the historic Yorklyn industrial district. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m.

Nautical Knots,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Bowline, figure eight, and double half hitch. These were essential working knots surfmen and sailors used on a daily basis. Come to the Life-Saving Station and learn how to tie these practical knots and hear some of the history behind them. Then construct your own personal knot board to display all of your finished knots at home. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 12+ $15 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar America/New_York Nautical Knots Bowline, figure eight, and double half hitch. These were essential working knots surfmen and sailors used on a daily basis. Come to the Life-Saving Station and learn how to tie these practical knots and hear some of the history behind them. Then construct your own personal knot board to display all of your finished knots at home. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 12+ $15 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, April 24 at 11 a.m.

Cape in Bloom,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the trails in search of spring flowers and other signs ofplants in action. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Cape in Bloom Walk the trails in search of spring flowers and other signs ofplants in action. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, April 24 at 1 p.m.

Guided Museum Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Find out what life was like at the Indian River Life-Saving Station more than 100 years ago. Hear about shipwrecks that occurred in our area and how the brave surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service responded to sailors in distress. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required Ages 8+ $5 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Museum Tour Find out what life was like at the Indian River Life-Saving Station more than 100 years ago. Hear about shipwrecks that occurred in our area and how the brave surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service responded to sailors in distress. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required Ages 8+ $5 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, April 24 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, April 25 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, April 25 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Day Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Break Day Camp Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, April 25 at 9 a.m.

Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, April 25 at 11 a.m.

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of a squid through a hands-on dissection!Learn about the squid’s world and see how its body is similar to yours. Forages 7 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required bycalling (302) 645-6852. $5 per personAlso offered on April 25

Add to Calendar America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of a squid through a hands-on dissection!Learn about the squid’s world and see how its body is similar to yours. Forages 7 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required bycalling (302) 645-6852. $5 per personAlso offered on April 25 Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, April 25 at 1 p.m.

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Study the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh home. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 4+ $4 per person (including adults)

Add to Calendar America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Study the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh home. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 4+ $4 per person (including adults) Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, April 25 at 2 p.m.

C&D Canal Fossil Hunt- Spring Break,   White Clay Creek State Park

C&D Canal Fossil Hunt during Spring Break. Meet the Park Naturalist at the Grassdale Center in Delaware City near the C&D Canal to find and identify Delaware fossils. Contact Kathleen.Sullivan@state.de.us for directions. Pre-registration with payment required by Monday April 22. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 per child. Call to register: (302) 368-6900.

Add to Calendar America/New_York C&D Canal Fossil Hunt- Spring Break C&D Canal Fossil Hunt during Spring Break. Meet the Park Naturalist at the Grassdale Center in Delaware City near the C&D Canal to find and identify Delaware fossils. Contact Kathleen.Sullivan@state.de.us for directions. Pre-registration with payment required by Monday April 22. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 per child. Call to register: (302) 368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, April 25 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m.

Coffee Hour Series: The Constitution, Amendments 11-27,   First State Heritage Park

This lecture will share knowledge of the final amendments in an interactive program of Constitutional history. At The Old State House, 25 The Green.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Coffee Hour Series: The Constitution, Amendments 11-27 This lecture will share knowledge of the final amendments in an interactive program of Constitutional history. At The Old State House, 25 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Green Willow: Kevin Burke,   Alapocas Run State Park

Kevin Burke, has been among the most highly regarded traditional Irish fiddlers in the world, not only for his solo career but for his work with legendary bands as well. This will be an intimate, solo performance featuring Kevin performing his favorite tunes - and telling a few stories as well. For more information and tickets, visit greenwillow.org

Add to Calendar America/New_York Green Willow: Kevin Burke Kevin Burke, has been among the most highly regarded traditional Irish fiddlers in the world, not only for his solo career but for his work with legendary bands as well. This will be an intimate, solo performance featuring Kevin performing his favorite tunes - and telling a few stories as well. For more information and tickets, visit greenwillow.org Alapocas Run State Park

Friday, April 26 at 5 p.m.

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Friday, April 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, April 26 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Day Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Break Day Camp Ages 7 – 12 Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. Register by April 15. $175 for the week or $40 per day. Bellevue State Park

Friday, April 26 at 9 a.m.

Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists,   Brandywine Zoo

Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Zoo Camp - Citizen Scientists Ages 6- 13 Drop-off 8:30-9am, pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available M-TH only until 5pm Have a WILD spring break discovering how YOU can do science every day! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect real data that helps real scientists. The week will be filled with zoo visits, live animal pre Fee: Weekly Fee: $240/per child; $210/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Daily Fee: $55/per child; $45/child for Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $50/week or $15/day. No aftercare on Friday. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is April 17. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather. Campers must bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m.

Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m.

Spring Time for Reptiles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Spring finds many of our local snakes and turtles on the move.Discover which reptiles share our many habitats of Cape Henlopen during thisindoor program with live animals. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult.Limit 40. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Time for Reptiles Spring finds many of our local snakes and turtles on the move.Discover which reptiles share our many habitats of Cape Henlopen during thisindoor program with live animals. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult.Limit 40. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 26 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy School’s never out for our aquarium fishes. Watch them chow downand find out what they eat. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, April 26 at 6 p.m.

Pondside Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond emailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Pondside Campfire Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond emailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m.

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Teacher Field Day,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us for a day of activities and get some ideas for your classroom. Show school ID for free admission to all park programs. Boat tours, wagon rides, and nature programs will be offered. Call the nature center for full list of activities.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Teacher Field Day Join us for a day of activities and get some ideas for your classroom. Show school ID for free admission to all park programs. Boat tours, wagon rides, and nature programs will be offered. Call the nature center for full list of activities. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 8:30 a.m.

Wag it Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wag it Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 9 a.m.

Beginning Birders,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring the whole family on a trip to learn how to find our feathered friends. Start with the basics of how to use color, song, and behavior to identify birds. Spare binoculars available. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beginning Birders Bring the whole family on a trip to learn how to find our feathered friends. Start with the basics of how to use color, song, and behavior to identify birds. Spare binoculars available. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Friends of Old Dover History Series: Dover Money, Dover Banks,   First State Heritage Park

Speaker Terry Brian talks about the banks of Dover.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Friends of Old Dover History Series: Dover Money, Dover Banks Speaker Terry Brian talks about the banks of Dover. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Delaware Goes to War,   Cape Henlopen State Park

On May 8, 1945 the allies declared victory in Europe in World War II. Fort Miles will celebrate the victory in our annual living history event. See firing demonstrations, learn about garrison life at Fort Miles, see guest speakers, hear live music, and watch a recreation of the surrender of U-858. The Fort Miles Museum will be open for $5 per person. For more information call (302) 644-5007.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Delaware Goes to War On May 8, 1945 the allies declared victory in Europe in World War II. Fort Miles will celebrate the victory in our annual living history event. See firing demonstrations, learn about garrison life at Fort Miles, see guest speakers, hear live music, and watch a recreation of the surrender of U-858. The Fort Miles Museum will be open for $5 per person. For more information call (302) 644-5007. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk,   First State Heritage Park

Travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, begin on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walking Tour: If These Trees Could Talk Travel around The Green and experience some natural history, tree identification, and hear some events to which these trees have borne witness. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, begin on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, April 27 at 11:15 a.m.

Guided Tour of Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Tour of Fort Delaware This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 27 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 27 at 12:15 p.m.

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 1:15 p.m.

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Great Escapes Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Musketry Demonstration Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 3:30 p.m.

Victorian Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Adults also enjoyed amusing themselves with sports and games, some of which we recognize today. Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Free with paid park admission.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Victorian Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Adults also enjoyed amusing themselves with sports and games, some of which we recognize today. Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Free with paid park admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Savoring Our Coastal Heritage,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Tour the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station, one of the oldest oceanfront buildings along Delaware's coast, and learn about the surfmen that served at the station and the heroic rescues they performed. Then sit down to a locally-sourced dining experience, with a menu inspired by what the surfmen may have been eating around the turn-of-the-century. Menu may include anything from steamed clams to venison stew! Top off the evening with a lantern tour of local shipwreck tales, full of tragedy and mystery. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Age 10+ Pre-registration required Cost: Market price

Add to Calendar America/New_York Savoring Our Coastal Heritage Tour the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station, one of the oldest oceanfront buildings along Delaware's coast, and learn about the surfmen that served at the station and the heroic rescues they performed. Then sit down to a locally-sourced dining experience, with a menu inspired by what the surfmen may have been eating around the turn-of-the-century. Menu may include anything from steamed clams to venison stew! Top off the evening with a lantern tour of local shipwreck tales, full of tragedy and mystery. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Age 10+ Pre-registration required Cost: Market price Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 10 a.m.

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.$6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under,

Add to Calendar America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home.$6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under, Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 8 a.m.

Birding by Boat,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring your binoculars and field guides as we explore the swamp and search for some of its feathered inhabitants. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Birding by Boat Bring your binoculars and field guides as we explore the swamp and search for some of its feathered inhabitants. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 11:15 a.m.

Guided Tour of Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Tour of Fort Delaware This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 28 at 12 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

*Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature *Weather permitting, must be above 50° F Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 28 at 12:15 p.m.

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 1:15 p.m.

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Great Escapes Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, April 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, April 28 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Musketry Demonstration Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m.

Victorian Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Adults also enjoyed amusing themselves with sports and games, some of which we recognize today. Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Free with paid park admission.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Victorian Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Adults also enjoyed amusing themselves with sports and games, some of which we recognize today. Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Free with paid park admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, April 29 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, April 29 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 29 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, April 30 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, April 30 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, May 01 at 5/1/2019

Photo Contest,   Killens Pond State Park

Photos must be taken in a state park and cannot display people, domestic animals, or man-made structures or items. No photo altering allowed. Photos should be submitted in white matting; outer dimensions not to exceed 16"x 20", with a sturdy hanger on the back. Drop off at the nature center between May 1-5, 10a.m- 4p.m. Entry Fees for Photo Contest: Under 12 years old- Free 13-18: $3/ photo 19+: $5/photo Award Ceremony is Sunday, May 19.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Photo Contest Photos must be taken in a state park and cannot display people, domestic animals, or man-made structures or items. No photo altering allowed. Photos should be submitted in white matting; outer dimensions not to exceed 16"x 20", with a sturdy hanger on the back. Drop off at the nature center between May 1-5, 10a.m- 4p.m. Entry Fees for Photo Contest: Under 12 years old- Free 13-18: $3/ photo 19+: $5/photo Award Ceremony is Sunday, May 19. Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, May 01 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, May 01 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: Up, Down, All Around Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Up, Down, All Around Hike Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, May 01 at 12 p.m.

Lunchtime Concert Series: John Pollard,   Bellevue State Park

Every other Wednesday starting in May Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information. John Pollard plays Original Folk Americana music.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: John Pollard Every other Wednesday starting in May Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information. John Pollard plays Original Folk Americana music. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, May 02 at 7:30 p.m.

Night Sounds Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Listen for the strange sounds of our mysterious backwaters at night aboard the park's pontoon boat. Listen to eerie sounds and learn about the spook swamp creatures. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Night Sounds Pontoon Tour Listen for the strange sounds of our mysterious backwaters at night aboard the park's pontoon boat. Listen to eerie sounds and learn about the spook swamp creatures. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, May 02 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, May 02 at 10:30 a.m.

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, May 03 at 5 p.m.

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Friday, May 03 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, May 03 at 10 a.m.

Biomimicry STEM Day for Schools,   Brandywine Zoo

How does the structure of hair help us to build bridges? How do birds and airplanes fly high in the sky? Engineers and scientists have been taking inspiration from Mother Nature for hundreds of years to design incredible new technologies. Explore the world of Science, Engineering, Technology and Math and learn how biomimicry goes from inspiration to application! Stop by various STEM activity stations set up throughout the Zoo to learn and do hands-on activities. Fee: Free with Zoo admission, but please pre-register your group. Live animal program is an additional $2/person-Groups must be pre-registered to reserve space in the live animal shows. To Register: Visit brandywinezoo.org/learn/zoo-school/#special_events

Add to Calendar America/New_York Biomimicry STEM Day for Schools How does the structure of hair help us to build bridges? How do birds and airplanes fly high in the sky? Engineers and scientists have been taking inspiration from Mother Nature for hundreds of years to design incredible new technologies. Explore the world of Science, Engineering, Technology and Math and learn how biomimicry goes from inspiration to application! Stop by various STEM activity stations set up throughout the Zoo to learn and do hands-on activities. Fee: Free with Zoo admission, but please pre-register your group. Live animal program is an additional $2/person-Groups must be pre-registered to reserve space in the live animal shows. To Register: Visit brandywinezoo.org/learn/zoo-school/#special_events Brandywine Zoo

Friday, May 03 at 10 a.m.

Estate Walk,   Auburn Valley State Park

Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Estate Walk Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, May 03 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 03 at 1 p.m.

Open House Mansion Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, May 03 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 03 at 2 p.m.

Open House Museum Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Museum Tour Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, May 03 at 3 p.m.

Open House Mansion Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13

Add to Calendar America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. $8 per adult per tour $14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum $4 per child under 13 Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, May 03 at 5 p.m.

Art in Science Opening Night,   Alapocas Run State Park

What do you get when you combine Art in Science with Foodie Friday? A delicious opening reception! The Art in Science exhibit educates visitors on the cutting-edge research taking place at University of Delaware and its potential impact on local, national, and international communities. The art displayed is created by UD researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates, and is representative of the research at UD and the creativity behind it. Proceeds of print sales support Art in Science’s goal to promote community outreach, education, and inclusion. Beer and wine will be available for purchase along with tasty bites from local food trucks. Listen to live music while purchasing prints from the exhibit. The entry fee will benefit Friends of Wilmington Parks and Art in Science. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Art in Science Opening Night What do you get when you combine Art in Science with Foodie Friday? A delicious opening reception! The Art in Science exhibit educates visitors on the cutting-edge research taking place at University of Delaware and its potential impact on local, national, and international communities. The art displayed is created by UD researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates, and is representative of the research at UD and the creativity behind it. Proceeds of print sales support Art in Science’s goal to promote community outreach, education, and inclusion. Beer and wine will be available for purchase along with tasty bites from local food trucks. Listen to live music while purchasing prints from the exhibit. The entry fee will benefit Friends of Wilmington Parks and Art in Science. $5 per person. Alapocas Run State Park

Friday, May 03 at 6 p.m.

Pondside Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond emailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Pondside Campfire Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. We will have special guests, demonstrations and events such as Smokey Bear, Fort Delaware Interpreters, stargazing and more! Join the Lums Pond emailer for a detailed list. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Friday, May 03 at 7 p.m.

An Evening wiht Horseshoe Crabs,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness one of nature’s amazing scenes, as horseshoe crabs paradeup and down our beaches during their nesting season. We will explore the baybeach and uncover their mysterious lives. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302)645-6852. $5per person  Also offered on May 17

Add to Calendar America/New_York An Evening wiht Horseshoe Crabs Witness one of nature’s amazing scenes, as horseshoe crabs paradeup and down our beaches during their nesting season. We will explore the baybeach and uncover their mysterious lives. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302)645-6852. $5per person  Also offered on May 17 Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 03 at 8 p.m.

Lantern Tour of the Dover Green,   First State Heritage Park

Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour of the Dover Green Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, May 04 at 2 p.m.

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 10 a.m.

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 8 a.m.

Saturday Morning Bird Walks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Calling all birders! Meet us at the Nature Center for a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching. Experienced birders are welcome too! We will supply binoculars and bird guides.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Saturday Morning Bird Walks Calling all birders! Meet us at the Nature Center for a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching. Experienced birders are welcome too! We will supply binoculars and bird guides.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 12 a.m.

Trap Pond Partners Bike Rally,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners' annual Bike Rally takes place on Saturday, May 6. Bring your bike, your friends and family to what has become a great annual tradition. Enjoy food, live music, and free prizes and giveaways. Show your support and get your t-shirt. Business sponsorship are welcome.  Registration is from 8-9am.  Please call the Nature for more information. $10 Individual/$25 Family

Add to Calendar America/New_York Trap Pond Partners Bike Rally The Trap Pond Partners' annual Bike Rally takes place on Saturday, May 6. Bring your bike, your friends and family to what has become a great annual tradition. Enjoy food, live music, and free prizes and giveaways. Show your support and get your t-shirt. Business sponsorship are welcome.  Registration is from 8-9am.  Please call the Nature for more information. $10 Individual/$25 Family Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 9 a.m.

Wetlands Celebration Day,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us for our second Wetlands Celebration at Trap Pond State Park. Enjoy free boat tours, guided wetland walks, youth fishing instructions, hands on science and educational programs, art, history, live music, food vendors, and much more. 1st 150 vehicles through the gate and all Bike Rally participants receive free entrance.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wetlands Celebration Day Join us for our second Wetlands Celebration at Trap Pond State Park. Enjoy free boat tours, guided wetland walks, youth fishing instructions, hands on science and educational programs, art, history, live music, food vendors, and much more. 1st 150 vehicles through the gate and all Bike Rally participants receive free entrance. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 8 a.m.

Warbler Walkabout,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

And so, the magic finally begins: the warblers are starting to arrive! The iconic, bright-colored little songsters are popping up in Port Penn, so come join us as we search for Common Yellowthroats, Palm Warblers, and Pine Warblers. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Warbler Walkabout And so, the magic finally begins: the warblers are starting to arrive! The iconic, bright-colored little songsters are popping up in Port Penn, so come join us as we search for Common Yellowthroats, Palm Warblers, and Pine Warblers. All ages and skill levels are welcome! This program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Bring your own binoculars. Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, May 04 at 8 a.m.

Featured Program: 3rd Annual Art in Science Exhibition,   Alapocas Run State Park

The Art in Science exhibit educates visitors on the cutting-edge research taking place at University of Delaware and its potential impact on local, national, and international communities. The art displayed is created by UD researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates, and is representative of the research at UD and the creativity behind it. Proceeds of print sales support Art in Science’s goal to promote community outreach, education, and inclusion.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Featured Program: 3rd Annual Art in Science Exhibition The Art in Science exhibit educates visitors on the cutting-edge research taking place at University of Delaware and its potential impact on local, national, and international communities. The art displayed is created by UD researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates, and is representative of the research at UD and the creativity behind it. Proceeds of print sales support Art in Science’s goal to promote community outreach, education, and inclusion. Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 9 a.m.

First Saturday: Dover Days Celebration,   First State Heritage Park

Held annually since 1933, Dover Days celebrates the Capital of the First State with maypole dancing, a parade, concerts, craft fair, and many more events contribute to the festivities. For more information, visit www.visitdelawarevillages.com. Sites are open 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Paper Dolls" program and make your own colonial paper doll inspired by the colonial clothes in the paintings at the museum, visit the John Bell House on The Green for the program "Dover through the Decades" and travel through Dover's history to learn about some of the historic events that have happened here over the years, tour Legislative Hall to experience Delaware history, join the Johnson Victrola Museum for guided tours which will examine music's influence on America's wars through patriotic music played on authentic Victor Talking Machines, and come tour The Old State House on The Green. At 1:30 p.m. you can visit the Delaware Public Archives for a behind the scenes tour to learn more about how the Archives preserve and protect important records. From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. the Friends of Old Dover will be presenting their "One Day Museum" in the Dover City Hall Lobby,, a chance to experience even more of Dover's history. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., and walking tours focusing on stories of the Dover Green will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar America/New_York First Saturday: Dover Days Celebration Held annually since 1933, Dover Days celebrates the Capital of the First State with maypole dancing, a parade, concerts, craft fair, and many more events contribute to the festivities. For more information, visit www.visitdelawarevillages.com. Sites are open 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Paper Dolls" program and make your own colonial paper doll inspired by the colonial clothes in the paintings at the museum, visit the John Bell House on The Green for the program "Dover through the Decades" and travel through Dover's history to learn about some of the historic events that have happened here over the years, tour Legislative Hall to experience Delaware history, join the Johnson Victrola Museum for guided tours which will examine music's influence on America's wars through patriotic music played on authentic Victor Talking Machines, and come tour The Old State House on The Green. At 1:30 p.m. you can visit the Delaware Public Archives for a behind the scenes tour to learn more about how the Archives preserve and protect important records. From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. the Friends of Old Dover will be presenting their "One Day Museum" in the Dover City Hall Lobby,, a chance to experience even more of Dover's history. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., and walking tours focusing on stories of the Dover Green will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, May 04 at 9 a.m.

Dog-Gone Fun Day,   Bellevue State Park

Bring your pup out for this joint event with Rockwood Park. Enjoy doggie treats and demonstrations at Bellevue then hike the Greenway to Rockwood (2 ½ miles) or drive over for more doggie fun! Meet at the Hunter Barn at Bellevue or Rockwood’s lower parking lot. All dogs must be on a leash. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dog-Gone Fun Day Bring your pup out for this joint event with Rockwood Park. Enjoy doggie treats and demonstrations at Bellevue then hike the Greenway to Rockwood (2 ½ miles) or drive over for more doggie fun! Meet at the Hunter Barn at Bellevue or Rockwood’s lower parking lot. All dogs must be on a leash. FREE Bellevue State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 9:30 a.m.

Introduction to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run State Park

Ages 8 and up After a brief introduction to equipment, climbing and safety, get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Park staff will instruct, guide and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent. Please note that it is a 10 minute walk from the parking lot with hills. Pre-registration and payment required by noon on the Friday prior to the program date. $25 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Ages 8 and up After a brief introduction to equipment, climbing and safety, get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Park staff will instruct, guide and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent. Please note that it is a 10 minute walk from the parking lot with hills. Pre-registration and payment required by noon on the Friday prior to the program date. $25 per person Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 10 a.m.

Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Come learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past, discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get hands-on with the uncovered items. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 11:15 a.m.

Guided Tour of Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Tour of Fort Delaware This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 04 at 12 p.m.

White Clay Creek Fest- Annual Event,   White Clay Creek State Park

White Clay Creek Fest 2019 Saturday, May 4 12 Noon to 4 pm Join Delaware State Parks, White Clay Wild and Scenic Program, National Park Service, Suez Water,and other local organizations as we celebrate our precious natural resource – the White Clay Creek! Displays and exhibits related to the healthy water, healthy people, energy, recycling and our natural world. Also enjoy games, hikes, live music with Unity Reggae, Live Bird Show, and much more. Kid's crafts and face painting. For more info visit www.whiteclay.org. Free with State Park Entrance Fee (or annual sticker).

Add to Calendar America/New_York White Clay Creek Fest- Annual Event White Clay Creek Fest 2019 Saturday, May 4 12 Noon to 4 pm Join Delaware State Parks, White Clay Wild and Scenic Program, National Park Service, Suez Water,and other local organizations as we celebrate our precious natural resource – the White Clay Creek! Displays and exhibits related to the healthy water, healthy people, energy, recycling and our natural world. Also enjoy games, hikes, live music with Unity Reggae, Live Bird Show, and much more. Kid's crafts and face painting. For more info visit www.whiteclay.org. Free with State Park Entrance Fee (or annual sticker). White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 12 p.m.

Creek Fest,   Alapocas Run State Park

Stop by to see the Wilmington State Parks’ Naturalist at White Clay Creek State Park’s Creek Fest! Join Delaware State Parks, White Clay Wild and Scenic Program, National Park Service, Suez United Water and other local organizations as we celebrate our precious natural resource – the White Clay Creek! We will have guided hikes, special presentations, great food, local and live music, kid’s activities, displays and exhibits including live animals!

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creek Fest Stop by to see the Wilmington State Parks’ Naturalist at White Clay Creek State Park’s Creek Fest! Join Delaware State Parks, White Clay Wild and Scenic Program, National Park Service, Suez United Water and other local organizations as we celebrate our precious natural resource – the White Clay Creek! We will have guided hikes, special presentations, great food, local and live music, kid’s activities, displays and exhibits including live animals! Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 12 p.m.

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 04 at 12:15 p.m.

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 1 p.m.

Seaglass Jewelry 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make your own sea glass jewelry pendant. Bring your own piece of sea glass, or choose from our collection. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 12+ $15 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Seaglass Jewelry 101 Make your own sea glass jewelry pendant. Bring your own piece of sea glass, or choose from our collection. Call (302)-227-6991 Pre-registration required Ages 12+ $15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 1:15 p.m.

Eyes of the Fort,   Fort Delaware State Park

In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It housed three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used. Free with paid fort admission.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Eyes of the Fort In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It housed three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used. Free with paid fort admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 04 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 2 p.m.

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Truckin' Through History Take a ride on an historic WWII troop carrying truck as we tour the park looking at some of the lesser-known remains of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 2 p.m.

Osprey Watch,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Add to Calendar America/New_York Osprey Watch Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 2 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 04 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Musketry Demonstration Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 3:30 p.m.

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Great Escapes Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 04 at 8 p.m.

Night Time Pond Surveys,   Killens Pond State Park

Night Time Pond Surveys Saturdays March, 30th - 7:15 p.m. April 13th - 7:30 p.m. May 4th - 8 p.m. Search for herps! Learn what a herp is and how to find them! Bring a flashlight and dress to get muddy. Recommended for children 6 years and older. Free!

Add to Calendar America/New_York Night Time Pond Surveys Night Time Pond Surveys Saturdays March, 30th - 7:15 p.m. April 13th - 7:30 p.m. May 4th - 8 p.m. Search for herps! Learn what a herp is and how to find them! Bring a flashlight and dress to get muddy. Recommended for children 6 years and older. Free! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 1 p.m.

Bethesda Church Tour ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a in-depth tour of the historic Bethesda Church. Look over old photographs and learn the importance of small churches in the local history. Meet at the Bethesda Church.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Bethesda Church Tour Take a in-depth tour of the historic Bethesda Church. Look over old photographs and learn the importance of small churches in the local history. Meet at the Bethesda Church.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 10 a.m.

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Sensory Hour,   Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo can be an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. Join us from 9-10 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month from May-August for an inclusive experience at Brandywine

Add to Calendar America/New_York Zoo Sensory Hour Brandywine Zoo can be an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. Join us from 9-10 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month from May-August for an inclusive experience at Brandywine Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 05 at 10:30 a.m.

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 05 at 11:15 a.m.

Guided Tour of Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Tour of Fort Delaware This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 05 at 12 p.m.

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 05 at 12:15 p.m.

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 1 p.m.

Sunday Fern Hike,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us for a hike along the edges of Lums Pond in search of emerging ferns. Local botanist Christopher Hoess will describe the unique characteristics of ferns and lead us on a hike to view some in Lums Pond State Park. Part of the Natural Resource Series at Lums Pond - So much of what we do at Lums is recreational but do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. These are free events, however space is limited and registration is required (by the Thursday before the program) by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989. Park entrance fee in effect.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Sunday Fern Hike Join us for a hike along the edges of Lums Pond in search of emerging ferns. Local botanist Christopher Hoess will describe the unique characteristics of ferns and lead us on a hike to view some in Lums Pond State Park. Part of the Natural Resource Series at Lums Pond - So much of what we do at Lums is recreational but do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. These are free events, however space is limited and registration is required (by the Thursday before the program) by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989. Park entrance fee in effect. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 1:15 p.m.

Dressed to Impress,   Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Free with paid park admission.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dressed to Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Free with paid park admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, May 05 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 05 at 2 p.m.

Beach Driving Clinic,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 2 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 05 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Musketry Demonstration Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 05 at 3:30 p.m.

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Great Escapes Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, May 06 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, May 06 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, May 06 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, May 07 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, May 07 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, May 08 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, May 08 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, May 08 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: Flowers for Mom,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Flowers for Mom Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, May 08 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/

Add to Calendar America/New_York Trap Pond Partners Meeting The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/ Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, May 08 at 8:30 p.m.

An Introduction to the Night Sky,   Bellevue State Park

Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Meet at the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York An Introduction to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Meet at the Hunter Barn parking lot. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, May 09 at 7:30 p.m.

Night Sounds Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Listen for the strange sounds of our mysterious backwaters at night aboard the park's pontoon boat. Listen to eerie sounds and learn about the spook swamp creatures. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Night Sounds Pontoon Tour Listen for the strange sounds of our mysterious backwaters at night aboard the park's pontoon boat. Listen to eerie sounds and learn about the spook swamp creatures. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, May 09 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, May 09 at 10 a.m.

Flower Market- Tower Openings,   Wilmington State Parks

Rockford Tower opens for the season during the annual Flower Market, a spring tradition in Rockford Park. Climb this historic structure and see the Flower Market and the city of Wilmington. Free (Flower Market has a parking fee)

Add to Calendar America/New_York Flower Market- Tower Openings Rockford Tower opens for the season during the annual Flower Market, a spring tradition in Rockford Park. Climb this historic structure and see the Flower Market and the city of Wilmington. Free (Flower Market has a parking fee) Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, May 09 at 10:30 a.m.

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, May 10 at 5 p.m.

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Friday, May 10 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, May 10 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Out and About at Oversee,   Auburn Valley State Park

Our park interpreter will lead an hour long walk along our newest trail that features the historic Oversee Farm. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Out and About at Oversee Our park interpreter will lead an hour long walk along our newest trail that features the historic Oversee Farm. Meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, May 10 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Calling All Frogs,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your flashlight and join us on a search for frogs! Hike at Lums after dark and learn about Delaware’s amazing amphibians. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368-6989. $4 per person.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Calling All Frogs Bring your flashlight and join us on a search for frogs! Hike at Lums after dark and learn about Delaware’s amazing amphibians. Pre-registration required by calling (302)368-6989. $4 per person. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, May 10 at 8 p.m.

Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery,   First State Heritage Park

Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m.

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 8 a.m.

Spring Youth Fishing Tournament,   Trap Pond State Park

Open to ages 15 and under. Proper catch and release methods will be stressed. Prizes will be available in a number of different categories. Bring your own tackle and bait, or borrow ours. These free programs will meet at the boathouse. Registration and instruction begins at 8am, first catch for the tournament is 9.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Youth Fishing Tournament Open to ages 15 and under. Proper catch and release methods will be stressed. Prizes will be available in a number of different categories. Bring your own tackle and bait, or borrow ours. These free programs will meet at the boathouse. Registration and instruction begins at 8am, first catch for the tournament is 9. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 8:30 a.m.

Wag it Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wag it Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour-long group walk through the park. Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. Limit 2 dogs per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet near the track. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. FREE. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 9 a.m.

Introduction to Surf Fishing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Introduction to Surf Fishing Always wanted to try surf fishing but weren’t sure how to get started? Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this three-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Those under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information Pre-registration required. Ages 10+ $25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m.

Fort DuPont Walking Tour and Battery Hike,   Fort DuPont State Park

Join a park historian for a leisurely stroll and discover the history, architecture, and community of this old military post, including the theater, gymnasium, guardhouse, barracks, and officer housing. Wear sturdy, waterproof shoes for this one hour tour. We will meet at the parking lot at the far end of Old Battery Lane (close to the river).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Fort DuPont Walking Tour and Battery Hike Join a park historian for a leisurely stroll and discover the history, architecture, and community of this old military post, including the theater, gymnasium, guardhouse, barracks, and officer housing. Wear sturdy, waterproof shoes for this one hour tour. We will meet at the parking lot at the far end of Old Battery Lane (close to the river). Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m.

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m.

World Migratory Bird Day,   Brandywine Zoo

(Always the 2nd Saturday in May) "Migrate" through learning stations and activities at the Zoo today to learn about focusing on spring bird migrations, conservation programs, and how you can help protect them! Meet our American Kestrel Monitoring program Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York World Migratory Bird Day (Always the 2nd Saturday in May) "Migrate" through learning stations and activities at the Zoo today to learn about focusing on spring bird migrations, conservation programs, and how you can help protect them! Meet our American Kestrel Monitoring program Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m.

Cold War Bike Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Please call (302) 644-5007 to pre-register. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 11 a.m.

Ospreys Return!,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Celebrate bird migration by following the exploits of our own osprey cam birds. Find out where they spent their winter and why they return. We’ll start inside, then look for these seahawks in the park. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar America/New_York Ospreys Return! Celebrate bird migration by following the exploits of our own osprey cam birds. Find out where they spent their winter and why they return. We’ll start inside, then look for these seahawks in the park. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 11:15 a.m.

Guided Tour of Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Tour of Fort Delaware This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 11 at 12 p.m.

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 11 at 12:15 p.m.

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 1 p.m.

Terrific Terrariums,   Auburn Valley State Park

Customize your own terrarium casing and pick from a variety of succulents to arrange to your liking. You'll also learn about the role of gardening at the historic Auburn Heights estate. Supplies provided. Limit 15. Call to register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. $15 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Terrific Terrariums Customize your own terrarium casing and pick from a variety of succulents to arrange to your liking. You'll also learn about the role of gardening at the historic Auburn Heights estate. Supplies provided. Limit 15. Call to register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. $15 per person Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 1:15 p.m.

Dressed to Impress,   Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Free with paid park admission.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Dressed to Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Free with paid park admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.

Discovery Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discovery Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed thestingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.

Beach Driving Clinic,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beach Driving Clinic Learn park rules, licensing requirements and tips from park staff to maximize your safety while driving on the beach. Follow park staff out to the beach to practice driving on the sand (participants must have a valid surf tag and the necessary equipment to do so). Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $8 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m.

Stroll with the Superintendent at Oversee,   Auburn Valley State Park

Join Park Superintendent, Laura Lee, on a walk along the Oversee Farm Trail, featuring a gorgeous 19th century farmhouse and barn. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroll with the Superintendent at Oversee Join Park Superintendent, Laura Lee, on a walk along the Oversee Farm Trail, featuring a gorgeous 19th century farmhouse and barn. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Musketry Demonstration Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 11 at 3:30 p.m.

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Great Escapes Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 2 p.m.

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 11 a.m.

Fundamentals of Hiking ,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the Nature Center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a different short hike each week.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Fundamentals of Hiking Join us at the Nature Center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a different short hike each week.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 10 a.m.

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 8 a.m.

Birding by Boat,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring your binoculars and field guides as we explore the swamp and search for some of its feathered inhabitants. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Birding by Boat Bring your binoculars and field guides as we explore the swamp and search for some of its feathered inhabitants. $15 Adult/$3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 9 a.m.

Mother's Day Bird Hike,   Auburn Valley State Park

Celebrate a birdy Mother's Day with an experienced birder from the Delmarva Ornithological Society. This walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Binoculars provided, but feel free to bring your own. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Road. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Mother's Day Bird Hike Celebrate a birdy Mother's Day with an experienced birder from the Delmarva Ornithological Society. This walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Binoculars provided, but feel free to bring your own. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Road. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 12 at 11 a.m.

Preserving Petals,   Killens Pond State Park

Preserving Petals Sunday, May 12th 11 a.m. Wish those lilacs would last longer? Looking for a new art piece for your wall? Bring your mother and learn simple ways to press and preserve your flowers. Learn how to make your own flower press and what flowers work best for preservation. Flowers provided; take home your own flower press. $15 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Preserving Petals Preserving Petals Sunday, May 12th 11 a.m. Wish those lilacs would last longer? Looking for a new art piece for your wall? Bring your mother and learn simple ways to press and preserve your flowers. Learn how to make your own flower press and what flowers work best for preservation. Flowers provided; take home your own flower press. $15 per person Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 11:15 a.m.

Guided Tour of Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Tour of Fort Delaware This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 12 at 12 p.m.

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 12 at 12:15 p.m.

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration This is an interactive program to show you how Civil War artillery works. Great for kids! Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 1 p.m.

Mother Nature Cards,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to make a nature themed Mother’s Day card. $2 per craft, free to Lums Pond Campers. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us

Add to Calendar America/New_York Mother Nature Cards Stop by the nature center anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to make a nature themed Mother’s Day card. $2 per craft, free to Lums Pond Campers. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 1:15 p.m.

Eyes of the Fort,   Fort Delaware State Park

In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It housed three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used. Free with paid fort admission.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Eyes of the Fort In addition to being a Civil War prisoner of war location, Fort Delaware was refurbished to be an active fort in the late 1890s. It housed three guns that each had a range of up to eight miles! Come find out the intense process by which these long-range guns were used. Free with paid fort admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 1:30 p.m.

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 12 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, May 12 at 2 p.m.

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, May 12 at 2:15 p.m.

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Musketry Demonstration Ever wonder how Civil War weapons worked? This program is for you! We will teach you about muzzle-loading weapons of the time period, and give you a demonstration of how they function. Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware State Park. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, May 12 at 3:30 p.m.

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Great Escapes Many prisoners tried to escape from Fort Delaware, often in extremely creative ways. Come hear the amazing stories of our favorite escape attempts! Free with paid admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, May 13 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, May 13 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park

Monday, May 13 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, May 14 at 8 a.m.

Spring Migration Bird Walks,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Spring Migration Bird Walks Search the park for birds on their spring migration. Each walkwill target current birding hot spots. For beginning and intermediate birders.Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. FREEPrograms with paid park entrance fee. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, May 14 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, May 14 at 1 p.m.

Homeschool,   Killens Pond State Park

Ages 6 - 12 Participants complete service projects and then spend time learning about different natural science topics. Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; call (302) 284-4299. March 12 - Super Cool Soils April 9 - Birds a Bound May 14 - Fantastic Fish and Where to Find Them Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Homeschool Ages 6 - 12 Participants complete service projects and then spend time learning about different natural science topics. Dress for work and play. Pre-registration is required; call (302) 284-4299. March 12 - Super Cool Soils April 9 - Birds a Bound May 14 - Fantastic Fish and Where to Find Them Free Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, May 15 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, May 15 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun: I Grew This!,   Bellevue State Park

Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wee Have Fun: I Grew This! Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so dress for the weather. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per child Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, May 15 at 12 p.m.

Lunchtime Concert Series: Bob Croce,   Bellevue State Park

Every other Wednesday starting in May Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information. Bob Croce plays Classical Acoustic Folk Guitar.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Bob Croce Every other Wednesday starting in May Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information. Bob Croce plays Classical Acoustic Folk Guitar. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, May 16 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m.

Beginner Kayak,   Lums Pond State Park

Join park staff for a 45-minute program that starts on land and includes safety, paddling techniques, and practice on the pond. Participants must be 12 years or older and know how to swim. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. No storage is provided for personal items. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for the following class. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling (302) 368-6989. $15 per person.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Beginner Kayak Join park staff for a 45-minute program that starts on land and includes safety, paddling techniques, and practice on the pond. Participants must be 12 years or older and know how to swim. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. No storage is provided for personal items. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for the following class. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling (302) 368-6989. $15 per person. Lums Pond State Park

Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m.

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Friday, May 17 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m.

Endangered Species Day School Event,   Brandywine Zoo

Rain date Monday, 5/21/18 Endangered Species Day encourages people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered plants and animals and what actions can be taken to help preserve the future of these species here in Delaware and beyond. Visit various learning s Fee: Free with Zoo admission, but please pre-register your group. Live animal program is an additional $2/person-Groups must be pre-registered to reserve space in the live animal shows. To Register: Visit brandywinezoo.org/learn/zoo-school/#special_events

Add to Calendar America/New_York Endangered Species Day School Event Rain date Monday, 5/21/18 Endangered Species Day encourages people of all ages to learn about the importance of protecting endangered plants and animals and what actions can be taken to help preserve the future of these species here in Delaware and beyond. Visit various learning s Fee: Free with Zoo admission, but please pre-register your group. Live animal program is an additional $2/person-Groups must be pre-registered to reserve space in the live animal shows. To Register: Visit brandywinezoo.org/learn/zoo-school/#special_events Brandywine Zoo

Friday, May 17 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 17 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m.

An Evening with Horseshoe Crabs,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness one of nature’s amazing scenes, as horseshoe crabs parade up and down our beaches during their nesting season. We will explore the bay beach and uncover their mysterious lives. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person  

Add to Calendar America/New_York An Evening with Horseshoe Crabs Witness one of nature’s amazing scenes, as horseshoe crabs parade up and down our beaches during their nesting season. We will explore the bay beach and uncover their mysterious lives. Dress to explore outside. For ages 7 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person   Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m.

Full Moon Friday Hike,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join our naturalist for an evening hike, and enjoy the moon’s journey in the sky. Register with payment by noon on Friday and receive $1 discount. Pre-registration required. Call 302-368-6900. $5 per person Meet at the Carpenter Recreation Area Pavillion.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Full Moon Friday Hike Join our naturalist for an evening hike, and enjoy the moon’s journey in the sky. Register with payment by noon on Friday and receive $1 discount. Pre-registration required. Call 302-368-6900. $5 per person Meet at the Carpenter Recreation Area Pavillion. White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m.

Lantern Tour of the Dover Green,   First State Heritage Park

Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour of the Dover Green Hear true tales of tragedy and infamy from Dover's history. Space is limited; call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the John Bell House, 43 The Green. First State Heritage Park

Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Enjoy a unique, guided tour of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast, and then venture over the dune to patrol the beach and listen to tales from the station’s logbooks. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $10 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Lantern Tour Enjoy a unique, guided tour of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast, and then venture over the dune to patrol the beach and listen to tales from the station’s logbooks. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details Pre-registration required $10 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 5 p.m.

Wagon Rides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Wagon Rides Take a ride to cypress point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion.(Straw hats and coveralls are optional). Sign up at the Campstore at least one hour before program.  Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m.

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under

Add to Calendar America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adult/ $3 Children 12 and under Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m.

Introduction to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run State Park

Ages 8 and up After a brief introduction to equipment, climbing and safety, get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Park staff will instruct, guide and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent. Please note that it is a 10 minute walk from the parking lot with hills. Pre-registration and payment required by noon on the Friday prior to the program date. $25 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Ages 8 and up After a brief introduction to equipment, climbing and safety, get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall. Park staff will instruct, guide and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent. Please note that it is a 10 minute walk from the parking lot with hills. Pre-registration and payment required by noon on the Friday prior to the program date. $25 per person Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Summer Camp Saturday at the Campground,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us on selected Saturdays as we sample fun activities from our awesome Lums Pond Summer Camp like sidewalk chalk art, fishing skills, recycled crafts and tie-dye! $4 per child, free to Lums Pond Campers. For a detailed listing of programs email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us. Campground programs listed below meet at the program stage. In case of inclement weather, meeting location may change to the nature center.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Summer Camp Saturday at the Campground Join us on selected Saturdays as we sample fun activities from our awesome Lums Pond Summer Camp like sidewalk chalk art, fishing skills, recycled crafts and tie-dye! $4 per child, free to Lums Pond Campers. For a detailed listing of programs email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us. Campground programs listed below meet at the program stage. In case of inclement weather, meeting location may change to the nature center. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

National Kids to Parks Day,   Bellevue State Park

Join our naturalist on a 1 hour hike to all our favorite spots around Bellevue. Meet at the Arts Center. FREE

Add to Calendar America/New_York National Kids to Parks Day Join our naturalist on a 1 hour hike to all our favorite spots around Bellevue. Meet at the Arts Center. FREE Bellevue State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

Floral Design Classes Saturdays 10 a.m. Join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, Longtime floral designer and teacher. Fresh flowers are provided. Participants may bring fresh foliage to share. Pre-registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299. Oasis will be available for purchase at an additional cost of $2 a block. $20 per class. Saturday, May 18th A special design this week with fresh flowers. Please bring a candelabra or candlestick and shears.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Floral Design Class Floral Design Classes Saturdays 10 a.m. Join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, Longtime floral designer and teacher. Fresh flowers are provided. Participants may bring fresh foliage to share. Pre-registration is required. Call (302) 284-4299. Oasis will be available for purchase at an additional cost of $2 a block. $20 per class. Saturday, May 18th A special design this week with fresh flowers. Please bring a candelabra or candlestick and shears. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Endangered Species Day,   Brandywine Zoo

What you can do to help protect endangered species around the world and right here in Delaware? Visit our various learning stations set up throughout the Zoo to learn what you can do to End Extinction!

Add to Calendar America/New_York Endangered Species Day What you can do to help protect endangered species around the world and right here in Delaware? Visit our various learning stations set up throughout the Zoo to learn what you can do to End Extinction! Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Armed Forces Day at Fort Delaware State Park,   Fort Delaware State Park

In celebration of Armed Forces Day, we are inviting all those who have served in our nation's military to Fort Delaware. On this day, anyone with a military ID will get into the park for free! You must check in at our ticket office to get the free ticket. No reservation or pre-registration is required.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Armed Forces Day at Fort Delaware State Park In celebration of Armed Forces Day, we are inviting all those who have served in our nation's military to Fort Delaware. On this day, anyone with a military ID will get into the park for free! You must check in at our ticket office to get the free ticket. No reservation or pre-registration is required. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Terrapin Talk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Right around Memorial Day Weekend, right when traffic increases exponentially, Diamondback terrapins can be spotted all over the roads in our park. Learn what is being done to protect this brackish water turtle and what you can do to help ensure its survival! Meet at Savages Ditch. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details No pre-registration required Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Terrapin Talk Right around Memorial Day Weekend, right when traffic increases exponentially, Diamondback terrapins can be spotted all over the roads in our park. Learn what is being done to protect this brackish water turtle and what you can do to help ensure its survival! Meet at Savages Ditch. Call (302)-227-6991 for more details No pre-registration required Free Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m.

Day of Archaeology,   Killens Pond State Park

May is Delaware Archaeology Month! Join us for a day full of Archaeological discovery, most of it about local finds. Call (302) 284-4299 to register. Saturday, May 18 Hands-on Pottery 11 a.m. Learn how First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Use two different methods to make pots to take home. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Free Pre-Historic Archaeology Walk and Talk 12:30 p.m. Join Archaeologist Dan Griffith for a walk and talk all about archaeology. Free Boathouse Excavation Talk 2:30 p.m. What's with all that digging at the boat house? Join the archaeologists and learn about what they found! Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Day of Archaeology May is Delaware Archaeology Month! Join us for a day full of Archaeological discovery, most of it about local finds. Call (302) 284-4299 to register. Saturday, May 18 Hands-on Pottery 11 a.m. Learn how First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Use two different methods to make pots to take home. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Free Pre-Historic Archaeology Walk and Talk 12:30 p.m. Join Archaeologist Dan Griffith for a walk and talk all about archaeology. Free Boathouse Excavation Talk 2:30 p.m. What's with all that digging at the boat house? Join the archaeologists and learn about what they found! Free Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History,   Auburn Valley State Park

Come to a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd. Free

Add to Calendar America/New_York Hike Through History Come to a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 11:15 a.m.

Guided Tour of Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware.

Add to Calendar America/New_York Guided Tour of Fort Delaware This is your typical guided tour, in which we will give you the basic history of Fort Delaware, as well as show you some of the rooms. Free with purchase of admission to Fort Delaware. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 18 at 11:30 a.m.

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends! Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild