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Monday, May 20 at 8:00 AM

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 5/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/20/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 20 at 9:00 AM

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 5/20/2019 9:00:00 AM 5/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 20 at 11:00 AM

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 5/20/2019 11:00:00 AM 5/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 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 21 at 8:00 AM

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 5/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 21 at 8:00 AM

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 5/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/21/2019 4:00:00 PM 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, May 22 at 8:00 AM

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 5/22/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/22/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 22 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun: Bugs in My Backyard,   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 5/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 5/22/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Bugs in My Backyard 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, May 23 at 8:00 AM

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 5/23/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/23/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 23 at 10:30 AM

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 5/23/2019 10:30:00 AM 5/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 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 23 at 6:30 PM

Mountain Bike Skills Series: Basics plus ride.,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join mountain biker Radley Miller for a small group mountain bike clinic, followed by a short associated ride. Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited, advanced registration with payment is required by the preceding Wednesday at noon. Call (302) 368-6900. $5 per person. Meet at Chambers House Nature Center includes 2.5 mile ride. Next ride: June 13 Flat Repair/Novice Skills, includes 3.3 mile ride

Add to Calendar 5/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 5/23/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Mountain Bike Skills Series: Basics plus ride. Join mountain biker Radley Miller for a small group mountain bike clinic, followed by a short associated ride. Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited, advanced registration with payment is required by the preceding Wednesday at noon. Call (302) 368-6900. $5 per person. Meet at Chambers House Nature Center includes 2.5 mile ride. Next ride: June 13 Flat Repair/Novice Skills, includes 3.3 mile ride White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, May 23 at 7:30 PM

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 5/23/2019 7:30:00 PM 5/23/2019 8:30:00 PM 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

Friday, May 24 at 8:00 AM

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 5/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/24/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 24 at 9:00 AM

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 5/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 5/24/2019 12:00:00 PM 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

Friday, May 24 at 11:00 AM

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 5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM 5/24/2019 12:00:00 PM 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 24 at 2:00 PM

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 5/24/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/24/2019 3:00:00 PM 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 24 at 5:00 PM

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 5/24/2019 5:00:00 PM 5/24/2019 6:00:00 PM 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 24 at 6:00 PM

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 5/24/2019 6:00:00 PM 5/24/2019 7:00:00 PM 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 24 at 6:00 PM

Memorial Weekend Hayrides,   Killens Pond State Park

Memorial Weekend Hayrides Friday, May 24 6 and 7 p.m. Campground Staying at the campground? Looking for a fun family activity? Join us for a hayride through the park. Rides last approximately 40 minutes. $4 per person

Add to Calendar 5/24/2019 6:00:00 PM 5/24/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Memorial Weekend Hayrides Memorial Weekend Hayrides Friday, May 24 6 and 7 p.m. Campground Staying at the campground? Looking for a fun family activity? Join us for a hayride through the park. Rides last approximately 40 minutes. $4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Friday, May 24 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery,   First State Heritage Park

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking Lot- 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 5/24/2019 8:00:00 PM 5/24/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park

Friday, May 24 at 8:00 PM

Crackling Campfire,   Killens Pond State Park

Crackling Campfire Friday, May 24th 8 p.m. Who doesn't like a good story around the fire? We will tell some fun stories while you enjoy a warm fire. The program is free. S'mores will be for sale at $2 per person. Located at the campground amphitheater.

Add to Calendar 5/24/2019 8:00:00 PM 5/24/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Crackling Campfire Crackling Campfire Friday, May 24th 8 p.m. Who doesn't like a good story around the fire? We will tell some fun stories while you enjoy a warm fire. The program is free. S'mores will be for sale at $2 per person. Located at the campground amphitheater. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 8:00 AM

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.

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 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

Saturday, May 25 at 9:00 AM

Seining Delaware Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Collect fish and crabs with a seine net and discover who’s usingDelaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. NoReservations. Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of with a maximumof six per person.    $5 perperson  

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 9:00:00 AM 5/25/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining Delaware Bay Collect fish and crabs with a seine net and discover who’s usingDelaware Bay as a nursery. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. NoReservations. Tickets available at the Nature Center the day of with a maximumof six per person.    $5 perperson   Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 9:30 AM

Pedal through the Parks,   Alapocas Run State Park

Join the naturalists from Alapocas Run and Bellevue State Parks and our partner Delaware Greenways for a leisurely bike ride from the Blue Ball Barn, Alapocas Run State Park to Bellevue State Park using the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail. The ride will start and end at the Blue Ball Barn. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet and lunch. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, May 23rd. $5 per person/$15 per family of 4

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 9:30:00 AM 5/25/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Pedal through the Parks Join the naturalists from Alapocas Run and Bellevue State Parks and our partner Delaware Greenways for a leisurely bike ride from the Blue Ball Barn, Alapocas Run State Park to Bellevue State Park using the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail. The ride will start and end at the Blue Ball Barn. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet and lunch. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, May 23rd. $5 per person/$15 per family of 4 Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 10:00 AM

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 5/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 5/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 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 25 at 10:00 AM

Artillery Anniversary Day,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is an anniversary year for Pea Patch Island! It has been fifty years since our 32-pounder seacoast gun was installed. This piece has influenced our programs and events ever since. Special programs today will include multiple interactive 32-pounder demonstrations, the story of how the gun was installed, and a discussion of how that has shaped the direction of Fort Delaware over the last fifty years. All of this will be in addition to our regular programs!

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 5/25/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Anniversary Day This is an anniversary year for Pea Patch Island! It has been fifty years since our 32-pounder seacoast gun was installed. This piece has influenced our programs and events ever since. Special programs today will include multiple interactive 32-pounder demonstrations, the story of how the gun was installed, and a discussion of how that has shaped the direction of Fort Delaware over the last fifty years. All of this will be in addition to our regular programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 10:00 AM

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 5/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, May 25 at 11:00 AM

Intro to Fishing,   Bellevue State Park

Learn all the basics of catch-and-release fishing. We provide materials, but you may bring your own tackle. Ages 5 and up. Participants 16 to 64 must have a valid fishing license. Pre-register by 4 pm on Thursday, May 23. $6 per person

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 5/25/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Intro to Fishing Learn all the basics of catch-and-release fishing. We provide materials, but you may bring your own tackle. Ages 5 and up. Participants 16 to 64 must have a valid fishing license. Pre-register by 4 pm on Thursday, May 23. $6 per person Bellevue State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 11:00 AM

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 5/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 5/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 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 25 at 11:15 AM

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 5/25/2019 11:15:00 AM 5/25/2019 12:15:00 PM 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 25 at 11:30 AM

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 5/25/2019 11:30:00 AM 5/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 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 25 at 12:00 PM

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 5/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 12:30:00 PM 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 25 at 12:15 PM

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 5/25/2019 12:15:00 PM 5/25/2019 12:45:00 PM 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 25 at 1:30 PM

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 5/25/2019 1:30:00 PM 5/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 25 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating, and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Check our Facebook page weekly for program themes. Free

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating, and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Check our Facebook page weekly for program themes. Free Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 2:00 PM

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 5/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 3:00:00 PM 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 25 at 2:00 PM

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 5/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 3:00:00 PM 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 25 at 2:00 PM

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 5/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 2:30:00 PM 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 25 at 2:00 PM

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 5/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 2:30:00 PM 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 25 at 2:15 PM

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 5/25/2019 2:15:00 PM 5/25/2019 2:45:00 PM 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 25 at 3:30 PM

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 5/25/2019 3:30:00 PM 5/25/2019 4:00:00 PM 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 25 at 5:00 PM

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 5/25/2019 5:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 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 25 at 6:00 PM

Holiday Weekend Music at the Campground ,   Lums Pond State Park

In honor of this holiday weekend join us for a musical performance at the campground stage. Free.

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Weekend Music at the Campground In honor of this holiday weekend join us for a musical performance at the campground stage. Free. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 6:30 PM

Lower Case Blues,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 5/25/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Lower Case Blues Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 PM

Kayak and a Campfire,   Killens Pond State Park

Kayak and a Campfire Saturday, May 25 7 p.m. Enjoy a guided kayak program on Killens Pond at sunset, paired with a cozy campfire afterwards. Participants must be 12 years or older. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required; call (302) 284-4299. $20 per person

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak and a Campfire Kayak and a Campfire Saturday, May 25 7 p.m. Enjoy a guided kayak program on Killens Pond at sunset, paired with a cozy campfire afterwards. Participants must be 12 years or older. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required; call (302) 284-4299. $20 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 PM

Campfire Program: Night Sounds,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Listen up and find out who’s calling and why after the sun goesdown. Bring marshmallows and sticks for roasting after the program! Bringfolding chairs, limited seating provided. Recommended for ages 5 and up with anadult. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Call 302-645-6852 for more information.FREE with paid park entrance fee

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 7:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Program: Night Sounds Listen up and find out who’s calling and why after the sun goesdown. Bring marshmallows and sticks for roasting after the program! Bringfolding chairs, limited seating provided. Recommended for ages 5 and up with anadult. Meet at the campground amphitheater. Call 302-645-6852 for more information.FREE with paid park entrance fee Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, May 25 at 8:00 PM

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 5/25/2019 8:00:00 PM 5/25/2019 9:30:00 PM 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

Saturday, May 25 at 8:30 PM

Starry Night Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Hike the meadows and trails after dark, looking for constellations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star. Meet us at the Nature Center; pre-registration is encouraged. The price per person is $5, call with questions or to register: 302-655-5740. Park entrance fees are in effect

Add to Calendar 5/25/2019 8:30:00 PM 5/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Hike the meadows and trails after dark, looking for constellations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star. Meet us at the Nature Center; pre-registration is encouraged. The price per person is $5, call with questions or to register: 302-655-5740. Park entrance fees are in effect Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, May 26 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Bottlenose dolphins return to our waters every spring. Discoverwhy they come back and go on a guided search from shore. For ages 5 and up witha paying adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 5/26/2019 9:30:00 AM 5/26/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Bottlenose dolphins return to our waters every spring. Discoverwhy they come back and go on a guided search from shore. For ages 5 and up witha paying adult. Limit 20.Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, May 26 at 10:00 AM

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 5/26/2019 10:00:00 AM 5/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 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 26 at 10:30 AM

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 5/26/2019 10:30:00 AM 5/26/2019 11:15:00 AM 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 26 at 11:00 AM

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 5/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 5/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, May 26 at 11:00 AM

Wetland Critters,   Killens Pond State Park

Wetland Critters Sunday, May 26th 11 a.m. Visit the Nature Center for a program which includes an encounter with some of our resident herps! Free

Add to Calendar 5/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 5/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wetland Critters Wetland Critters Sunday, May 26th 11 a.m. Visit the Nature Center for a program which includes an encounter with some of our resident herps! Free Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, May 26 at 11:15 AM

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 5/26/2019 11:15:00 AM 5/26/2019 12:15:00 PM 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 26 at 11:30 AM

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 5/26/2019 11:30:00 AM 5/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 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 26 at 12:00 PM

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 5/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 5/26/2019 12:30:00 PM 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 26 at 12:15 PM

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 5/26/2019 12:15:00 PM 5/26/2019 12:45:00 PM 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 26 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free

Add to Calendar 5/26/2019 1:00:00 PM 5/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, May 26 at 1:15 PM

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 5/26/2019 1:15:00 PM 5/26/2019 1:45:00 PM 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 26 at 1:30 PM

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 5/26/2019 1:30:00 PM 5/26/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 26 at 1:30 PM

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 5/26/2019 1:30:00 PM 5/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 26 at 2:00 PM

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 5/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/26/2019 3:00:00 PM 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 26 at 2:00 PM

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 5/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/26/2019 2:30:00 PM 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 26 at 2:15 PM

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 5/26/2019 2:15:00 PM 5/26/2019 2:45:00 PM 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 26 at 3:30 PM

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 5/26/2019 3:30:00 PM 5/26/2019 4:00:00 PM 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, May 27 at 8:00 AM

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 5/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/27/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 27 at 9:00 AM

Military Heroes of Delaware,   First State Heritage Park

Come to Legislative Hall to learn about Delaware’s military heroes and remember their sacrifices on guided tours of the Gallery of Military Heroes. Free. Tours for more than 15 require advance scheduling; call (302)739-9194. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building.

Add to Calendar 5/27/2019 9:00:00 AM 5/27/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Military Heroes of Delaware Come to Legislative Hall to learn about Delaware’s military heroes and remember their sacrifices on guided tours of the Gallery of Military Heroes. Free. Tours for more than 15 require advance scheduling; call (302)739-9194. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building. First State Heritage Park

Monday, May 27 at 10:00 AM

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 5/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 5/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Monday, May 27 at 11:15 AM

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 5/27/2019 11:15:00 AM 5/27/2019 12:15:00 PM 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

Monday, May 27 at 12:15 PM

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 5/27/2019 12:15:00 PM 5/27/2019 12:45:00 PM 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

Monday, May 27 at 1:00 PM

Red, White, and Blue Craft at the Nature Center ,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to make a red, white, and blue craft in honor of Memorial Day. $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 5/27/2019 1:00:00 PM 5/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Red, White, and Blue Craft at the Nature Center Stop by the nature center between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to make a red, white, and blue craft in honor of Memorial Day. $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

Monday, May 27 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Free with paid park admission.

Add to Calendar 5/27/2019 1:15:00 PM 5/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Free with paid park admission. Fort Delaware State Park

Monday, May 27 at 2:15 PM

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 5/27/2019 2:15:00 PM 5/27/2019 2:45:00 PM 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

Monday, May 27 at 3:30 PM

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 5/27/2019 3:30:00 PM 5/27/2019 4:00:00 PM 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

Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00 AM

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 5/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/28/2019 4:00:00 PM 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, May 29 at 8:00 AM

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 5/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/29/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 29 at 10:00 AM

Wee Have Fun: Wee Have Fitness!,   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 5/29/2019 10:00:00 AM 5/29/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun: Wee Have Fitness! 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 29 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Lee Gerovasiliou,   Bellevue State Park

Lee Gerovasiliou plays Acoustic Folk Pop. 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.

Add to Calendar 5/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 5/29/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Lee Gerovasiliou Lee Gerovasiliou plays Acoustic Folk Pop. 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. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, May 30 at 8:00 AM

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 5/30/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/30/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 30 at 10:30 AM

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 5/30/2019 10:30:00 AM 5/30/2019 11:00:00 AM 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 31 at 8:00 AM

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 5/31/2019 8:00:00 AM 5/31/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 31 at 11:00 AM

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 5/31/2019 11:00:00 AM 5/31/2019 12:00:00 PM 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 31 at 2:00 PM

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 5/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 5/31/2019 3:00:00 PM 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 31 at 5:00 PM

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 5/31/2019 5:00:00 PM 5/31/2019 6:00:00 PM 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 31 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tour: The Presbyterian Churchyard,   First State Heritage Park

Meet important figures from Dover's history among the tombstones. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking lot- 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 5/31/2019 8:00:00 PM 5/31/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: The Presbyterian Churchyard Meet important figures from Dover's history among the tombstones. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum parking lot- 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, June 1 at 7:30 AM

Broad Creek Bike and Brew,   Trap Pond State Park

http://www.broadcreekbikeandbrew.com/Visit website for more information.

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 7:30:00 AM 6/1/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Broad Creek Bike and Brew http://www.broadcreekbikeandbrew.com/Visit website for more information. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 8:00 AM

Freedom from Seizures 5K,   Wilmington State Parks

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 8:00:00 AM America/New_York Freedom from Seizures 5K Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, June 1 at 9:00 AM

First Saturday- World Music,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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: Kazoos" program and make and decorate your own musical instrument. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. sing along at the John Bell House on The Green during our "Music and Song in a Public House" program, tour Legislative Hall to experience Delaware history and join the Johnson Victrola Museum for guided tours celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month with music played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for the program "An Unsurpassed Soldiery: The Delaware Regiment during the American Revolution", a presentation by Charles Fithian that will offer some of the preliminary findings of a new study of the Delaware Regiment. At 1 p.m. visit The Old State House on The Green for "Play that Old Time Country Music", a lecture discussing the early roots of country music with the Victor Talking Machine Company. 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 - 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 6/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/1/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday- World Music 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: Kazoos" program and make and decorate your own musical instrument. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. sing along at the John Bell House on The Green during our "Music and Song in a Public House" program, tour Legislative Hall to experience Delaware history and join the Johnson Victrola Museum for guided tours celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month with music played on authentic Victor Talking Machines. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for the program "An Unsurpassed Soldiery: The Delaware Regiment during the American Revolution", a presentation by Charles Fithian that will offer some of the preliminary findings of a new study of the Delaware Regiment. At 1 p.m. visit The Old State House on The Green for "Play that Old Time Country Music", a lecture discussing the early roots of country music with the Victor Talking Machine Company. 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 - 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 Website Calendar

Saturday, June 1 at 9:30 AM

National Trails Day,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Meet at the Beach Picnic Pavilion to help with trail clean-up and other projects. All volunteers are welcome and lunch is provided. (302) 858-6127 or go on line at www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org.

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/1/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York National Trails Day Meet at the Beach Picnic Pavilion to help with trail clean-up and other projects. All volunteers are welcome and lunch is provided. (302) 858-6127 or go on line at www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 AM

National Trails Day -Trail Cleanup,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us for a volunteer day at the park! We will be walking the beautiful Swamp Forest Trail cleaning up litter and enjoying the beautiful views of the pond! ;To register visit: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/1/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York National Trails Day -Trail Cleanup Join us for a volunteer day at the park! We will be walking the beautiful Swamp Forest Trail cleaning up litter and enjoying the beautiful views of the pond! ;To register visit: https://destateparks.com/Volunteer/Calendars Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/1/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 AM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 11:00 AM

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 6/1/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/1/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 1 at 11:00 AM

National Trails Day Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Join hikers across the country on National Trails Day! Hike the Pondside Trail at Killens Pond State Park with a naturalist, enjoy views of the pond as we hike through the forested trails that surround it. Please wear sneakers and bring a water bottle. The Pondside Trail is about 3 miles at moderate difficulty. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. FREE!

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/1/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York National Trails Day Hike Join hikers across the country on National Trails Day! Hike the Pondside Trail at Killens Pond State Park with a naturalist, enjoy views of the pond as we hike through the forested trails that surround it. Please wear sneakers and bring a water bottle. The Pondside Trail is about 3 miles at moderate difficulty. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 11:15 AM

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 6/1/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/1/2019 12:15:00 PM 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, June 1 at 11:30 AM

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 6/1/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/1/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 1 at 12:00 PM

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 6/1/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/1/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 1 at 1:30 PM

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 6/1/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 1 at 2:00 PM

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 6/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/1/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 1 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 2:00 PM

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 6/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/1/2019 3:00:00 PM 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, June 1 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/1/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 2:15 PM

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 6/1/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/1/2019 2:45:00 PM 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, June 1 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/1/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/1/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 1 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/1/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 9:00 PM

Starry Night Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 1 at 9:00 PM

Starry Night Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/1/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, June 2 at 9:00 AM

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 6/2/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/2/2019 10:00:00 AM 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, June 2 at 10:00 AM

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.

Add to Calendar 6/2/2019 10:00:00 AM 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. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 2 at 10:30 AM

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 6/2/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/2/2019 11:15:00 AM 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, June 2 at 11:15 AM

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 6/2/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/2/2019 12:15:00 PM 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, June 2 at 11:30 AM

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 6/2/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/2/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 2 at 12:00 PM

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 6/2/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/2/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 2 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 6/2/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, June 2 at 1:30 PM

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 6/2/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 2 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 6/2/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/2/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, June 2 at 2:00 PM

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 6/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/2/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 2 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 2 at 2:15 PM

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 6/2/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/2/2019 2:45:00 PM 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, June 2 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/2/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/2/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 2 at 6:30 PM

Diamond State Concert Band,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/2/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Diamond State Concert Band Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 3 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/3/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/3/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, June 4 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/4/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/4/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, June 4 at 6:00 PM

Zig Zag Zumba,   Bellevue State Park

Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free

Add to Calendar 6/4/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/4/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Zig Zag Zumba Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 5 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/5/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/5/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, June 5 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 6/5/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/5/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 5 at 6:00 PM

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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/5/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/5/2019 7:00:00 PM 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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 6 at 8:00 AM

Kappa Mainstream 5K,   Wilmington State Parks

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 6/6/2019 8:00:00 AM America/New_York Kappa Mainstream 5K Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, June 6 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/6/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/6/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, June 6 at 10:30 AM

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 6/6/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/6/2019 11:00:00 AM 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, June 6 at 1:00 PM

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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 6/6/2019 1:00:00 PM 6/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, June 6 at 2:00 PM

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$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 6/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/6/2019 3:00:00 PM 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$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, June 6 at 3:00 PM

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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 6/6/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/6/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, June 6 at 5:00 PM

Friends of Wilmington Parks Rose Garden Party,   Wilmington State Parks

Please join the Friends of Wilmington Parks for an enchanting evening in the Jasper Crane Rose Garden, featuring gourmet catering by Caffe Gelato, open bar, live music by Betty and the Bullet, a silent auction, horse-drawn carriage rides around Brandywine Park and fun for all ages to support important park improvement initiatives and programming led by Friends of Wilmington Parks in partnership with Delaware State Parks! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/friends-of-wilmington-parks-12th-annual-jasper-crane-rose-garden-party-tickets-59724459466

Add to Calendar 6/6/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Wilmington Parks Rose Garden Party Please join the Friends of Wilmington Parks for an enchanting evening in the Jasper Crane Rose Garden, featuring gourmet catering by Caffe Gelato, open bar, live music by Betty and the Bullet, a silent auction, horse-drawn carriage rides around Brandywine Park and fun for all ages to support important park improvement initiatives and programming led by Friends of Wilmington Parks in partnership with Delaware State Parks! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/friends-of-wilmington-parks-12th-annual-jasper-crane-rose-garden-party-tickets-59724459466 Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, June 6 at 8:30 PM

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. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. No fee

Add to Calendar 6/6/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/6/2019 10:00:00 PM 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. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. No fee Bellevue State Park

Friday, June 7 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/7/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/7/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, June 7 at 11:00 AM

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 6/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/7/2019 12:00:00 PM 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

Friday, June 7 at 5:00 PM

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 bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/7/2019 5:00:00 PM 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 bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 7 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 6/7/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/7/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 7 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Tour meets at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 6/7/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/7/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Tour meets at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 8 at 12:00 AM

Take a Kid Fishing,   Lums Pond State Park

Join the park naturalist and staff from the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic Resources Education Center for this free day of fishing, activity stations, prizes and the opportunity to learn about the relaxing sport of fishing. All equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required by emailing Mary.Rivera@Delaware.gov. Recommended for families (kids ages 6-15). Space is limited.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 12:00:00 AM 6/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Take a Kid Fishing Join the park naturalist and staff from the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic Resources Education Center for this free day of fishing, activity stations, prizes and the opportunity to learn about the relaxing sport of fishing. All equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required by emailing Mary.Rivera@Delaware.gov. Recommended for families (kids ages 6-15). Space is limited. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 8:30 AM

Westside Health 5K,   Wilmington State Parks

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 8:30:00 AM America/New_York Westside Health 5K Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, June 8 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/8/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 8 at 9:30 AM

Beach Driving 101,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Park rangers and veteran surf-fishermen will teach you the park rules and guidelines for driving on State Park beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for a successful, stuck-free day of surf-fishing. This is an indoor presentation only, no actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/8/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Driving 101 Park rangers and veteran surf-fishermen will teach you the park rules and guidelines for driving on State Park beaches. Plus, get some tips and tricks for a successful, stuck-free day of surf-fishing. This is an indoor presentation only, no actual driving on the beach. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 9:30 AM

Port Penn Historic Town Tour,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Find out what the village of Port Penn is all about! We will be touring the town, as well as part of the wetland trail. All are welcome!

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/8/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Port Penn Historic Town Tour Find out what the village of Port Penn is all about! We will be touring the town, as well as part of the wetland trail. All are welcome! Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 AM

Women of the Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Free. 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 6/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of the Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Free. 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 Website Calendar

Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/8/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 AM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 AM

Fort Miles: WWII Service in Delaware,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Join historical interpreters from Delaware's Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park to learn about some local World War II history in honor of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion. Program runs at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the John Bell House at 43 The Green.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/8/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Fort Miles: WWII Service in Delaware Join historical interpreters from Delaware's Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park to learn about some local World War II history in honor of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion. Program runs at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the John Bell House at 43 The Green. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 8 at 11:00 AM

World Oceans Day,   Brandywine Zoo

Learn about what YOU can do to help the oceans, starting right here in Delaware. The Chesapeake Mermaid will be here to tell her tales from the bay and introduce you to her wildlife friends. Come for story time and stay for meet and greets with photo opportunities. Even take home a copy of her storybook, The Last Bivalvian!Additionally, the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary will join us as we focus on oyster conservation! Partners of PDE’s Oyster Shell Recycling Program will be on hand for oyster tasting and beer stations will also be open during the event. Additional food and drinks are not included with admission.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York World Oceans Day Learn about what YOU can do to help the oceans, starting right here in Delaware. The Chesapeake Mermaid will be here to tell her tales from the bay and introduce you to her wildlife friends. Come for story time and stay for meet and greets with photo opportunities. Even take home a copy of her storybook, The Last Bivalvian!Additionally, the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary will join us as we focus on oyster conservation! Partners of PDE’s Oyster Shell Recycling Program will be on hand for oyster tasting and beer stations will also be open during the event. Additional food and drinks are not included with admission. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 8 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/8/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 11:30 AM

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 6/8/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/8/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 8 at 12:00 PM

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 6/8/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/8/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 8 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/8/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/8/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 1:30 PM

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 6/8/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 8 at 2:00 PM

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 6/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/8/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 8 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/8/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/8/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/8/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 8 at 3:30 PM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/8/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/8/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 8 at 6:30 PM

New Direction Band,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/8/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/8/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York New Direction Band Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 10:00 AM

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.

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 10:00:00 AM 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. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 10:30 AM

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 6/9/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/9/2019 11:15:00 AM 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, June 9 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/9/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 11:30 AM

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 6/9/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/9/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 9 at 12:00 PM

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 6/9/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/9/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 9 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/9/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, June 9 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/9/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 1:30 PM

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 6/9/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 9 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/9/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, June 9 at 2:00 PM

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 6/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/9/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 9 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/9/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/9/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/9/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 9 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/9/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 9 at 6:30 PM

US Navy Country Current,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/9/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/9/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York US Navy Country Current Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 10 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/10/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/10/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, June 10 at 9:00 AM

Young Explorers Camp: A Walk in the Woods - FULL,   Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$100 per week

Add to Calendar 6/10/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Young Explorers Camp: A Walk in the Woods - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 10 at 11:30 AM

Sensory Safari,   Brandywine Zoo

Spend the week on a sensory safari discovering the fantastic five senses and how both animals and people use them to explore their world!

$130 ($110 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 6/10/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Sensory Safari Spend the week on a sensory safari discovering the fantastic five senses and how both animals and people use them to explore their world! Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, June 11 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/11/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/11/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off,   Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/11/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/11/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lesson,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/11/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/11/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lesson Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Moved by Nature - Primal Flow (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 11 - July 2 Session 2: July 23 - August 13 Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ;

Add to Calendar 6/11/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/11/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Moved by Nature - Primal Flow (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 11 - July 2 Session 2: July 23 - August 13 Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ; White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/11/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 8:00 AM

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 128 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 6/12/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/12/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 128 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, June 12 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/12/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, June 12 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/12/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/12/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert: Meeta Parker,   Bellevue State Park

Every other Wednesday 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.Meeya Parker plays rock, country, blues and R&B Originals.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/12/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert: Meeta Parker Every other Wednesday 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.Meeya Parker plays rock, country, blues and R&B Originals. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Meeta Parker,   Bellevue State Park

Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/12/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Meeta Parker Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/12/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/12/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/12/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/12/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/12/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 6:00 PM

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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/12/2019 7:00:00 PM 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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 PM

Stroll with the Superintendent at Oversee,   Auburn Valley State Park

Join Laura Lee on a walk along the Oversee Farm Trail, featuring a gorgeous 19th century farmhouse and barn. Wear comfortable shoes; meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/12/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Stroll with the Superintendent at Oversee Join Laura Lee on a walk along the Oversee Farm Trail, featuring a gorgeous 19th century farmhouse and barn. Wear comfortable shoes; meet at 1516 Snuff Mill Road. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 PM

Newark Community Band,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/12/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Newark Community Band Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 PM

S'mores and Stories,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Come out and enjoy our first picnic and program of the season! We will gather around the fire and make s’mores, listen to campfire stories, and even make a pinecone bird feeder to take home! Meet at the Nature Center. FREE program, Smore’s $1 each Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York S'mores and Stories Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Come out and enjoy our first picnic and program of the season! We will gather around the fire and make s’mores, listen to campfire stories, and even make a pinecone bird feeder to take home! Meet at the Nature Center. FREE program, Smore’s $1 each Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program. Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/12/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 12 at 7:00 PM

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 6/12/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/12/2019 8:30:00 PM 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, June 12 at 7:00 PM

S'mores and Stories,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Come out and enjoy our first picnic and program of the season! We will gather around the fire and make s’mores, listen to campfire stories, and even make a pinecone bird feeder to take home! Meet at the Nature Center. FREE program, Smore’s $1 each Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program.

Add to Calendar 6/12/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York S'mores and Stories Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Come out and enjoy our first picnic and program of the season! We will gather around the fire and make s’mores, listen to campfire stories, and even make a pinecone bird feeder to take home! Meet at the Nature Center. FREE program, Smore’s $1 each Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/13/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, June 13 at 9:30 AM

Terrific Toddlers - Water Wonders,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers - Water Wonders Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 9:30 AM

Terrific Toddlers - Water Wonders,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers - Water Wonders Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cover,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/13/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cover Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 AM

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 6/13/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/13/2019 11:00:00 AM 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, June 13 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/13/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/13/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/13/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 1:30 PM

Nature Explorers - Water Wonders,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Nature Explorers - Water Wonders Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 1:30 PM

Nature Explorers - Water Wonders,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Nature Explorers - Water Wonders Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Join us and play with water to discover some of water’s unique properties—have fun finding out if objects sink, float, form drops, and more! Enjoy a fun craft that you get to take home and eat snacks during story time. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call,   Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/13/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/13/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101,   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, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/13/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 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, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/13/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 6:00 PM

Gerald Chavis,   Lums Pond State Park

This program is available through a partnership with the Delaware Division of the Arts, and highlights the rich diversity of music available from local performers. Bring a lawn chair and picnic dinner and meet at Area 1 Pavilion. May be canceled due to weather. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/13/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Gerald Chavis This program is available through a partnership with the Delaware Division of the Arts, and highlights the rich diversity of music available from local performers. Bring a lawn chair and picnic dinner and meet at Area 1 Pavilion. May be canceled due to weather. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Lums Pond State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 6:00 PM

Painting for a Purpose,   Brandywine Zoo

Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Painting will be of a pangolin!Location: Painting with a Twist, Wilmington, DEFee: $40, purchase tickets at PaintingWithATwist.com

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/13/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Painting for a Purpose Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Painting will be of a pangolin!Location: Painting with a Twist, Wilmington, DEFee: $40, purchase tickets at PaintingWithATwist.com Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, June 13 at 6:00 PM

Friends of Old Dover Annual Meeting,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

This event includes the election of officers and the presentation of the James B. Jackson Preservation Award. Visit www.friendsofolddover.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/13/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friends of Old Dover Annual Meeting This event includes the election of officers and the presentation of the James B. Jackson Preservation Award. Visit www.friendsofolddover.com for more information or to make a reservation. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM

West Chester Swing Kings,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York West Chester Swing Kings Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM

Mountain Bike Skills Series: Flat Repair and ride.,   White Clay Creek State Park

Mountain Bike Skills Series:Flat Repair/Novice Skills and ride Select Thursday evenings. Join mountain biker, Radley Miller for a small group mountain bike clinic followed by a short associated ride. Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited, advanced registration with payment is required by the preceding Wednesday at noon. Call 302-368-6900. $5 per person June 13 Flat Repair/Novice Skills Meet at Judge Morris Estate parking lot includes 3.3 mile ride July 18 Trail Etiquette/Intermediate Skills includes 5.5 mile ride Meet at 9 Foot Road parking lot August 22nd - Complex/Advanced Trail Repairs/Advanced Skills Meet at Possum Hill parking lot, includes advanced skills trail ride

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Mountain Bike Skills Series: Flat Repair and ride. Mountain Bike Skills Series:Flat Repair/Novice Skills and ride Select Thursday evenings. Join mountain biker, Radley Miller for a small group mountain bike clinic followed by a short associated ride. Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited, advanced registration with payment is required by the preceding Wednesday at noon. Call 302-368-6900. $5 per person June 13 Flat Repair/Novice Skills Meet at Judge Morris Estate parking lot includes 3.3 mile ride July 18 Trail Etiquette/Intermediate Skills includes 5.5 mile ride Meet at 9 Foot Road parking lot August 22nd - Complex/Advanced Trail Repairs/Advanced Skills Meet at Possum Hill parking lot, includes advanced skills trail ride White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Restorative Yoga (Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 13- July 5 (July 4 class will meet on Friday, July 5) Session 2: July 25 - August 15 Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ;

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Restorative Yoga (Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 13- July 5 (July 4 class will meet on Friday, July 5) Session 2: July 25 - August 15 Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ; White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM

Mountain Bike Skills Series: Flat Repair and Ride.,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join mountain biker Radley Miller for a small group mountain bike clinic on flat repair followed by a short associated ride. Meet at Judge Morris Estate parking lot. Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited, advanced registration with payment is required by the preceding Wednesday at noon. Call 302-368-6900. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Mountain Bike Skills Series: Flat Repair and Ride. Join mountain biker Radley Miller for a small group mountain bike clinic on flat repair followed by a short associated ride. Meet at Judge Morris Estate parking lot. Must be 18 years or older. Space is limited, advanced registration with payment is required by the preceding Wednesday at noon. Call 302-368-6900. $5 per person White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 13 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/13/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/13/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 14 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/14/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, June 14 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/14/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 14 at 10:00 AM

Plants of the Fields and Forest,   Auburn Valley State Park

Enjoy a family friendly hike at our Oversee Farm Trail, where you will learn about and identify different types of trees and plants that call the fields and forest their home. You’ll then create your own natural art that’s a perfect Father’s Day gift or to take home to enjoy for yourself. Basic art supplies provided. Registration required. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd.$2 per child

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/14/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Plants of the Fields and Forest Enjoy a family friendly hike at our Oversee Farm Trail, where you will learn about and identify different types of trees and plants that call the fields and forest their home. You’ll then create your own natural art that’s a perfect Father’s Day gift or to take home to enjoy for yourself. Basic art supplies provided. Registration required. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd.$2 per child Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, June 14 at 10:00 AM

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? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/14/2019 11:30:00 AM 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? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 14 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/14/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 14 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/14/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 14 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/14/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 14 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/14/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 14 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/14/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 14 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? ,   Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/14/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 14 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/14/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 14 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/14/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 14 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/14/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 14 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/14/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 14 at 5:00 PM

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 bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 5:00:00 PM 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 bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 14 at 6:30 PM

Stone Jack Ballers,   Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/14/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Stone Jack Ballers Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, June 14 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/14/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 14 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Yoga,   Lums Pond State Park

Yoga instructor and park volunteer Jess joins us again this summer for mind and body relaxation beside the best view around! Don’t forget your yoga mat. This is a free program lead by a Delaware State Park volunteer, donations accepted. Participants can pre-register by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 6/14/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/14/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Yoga Yoga instructor and park volunteer Jess joins us again this summer for mind and body relaxation beside the best view around! Don’t forget your yoga mat. This is a free program lead by a Delaware State Park volunteer, donations accepted. Participants can pre-register by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 9:00 AM

Intro to Birding,   Bellevue State Park

Want to know the birds in your backyard? Come to our Intro to Birding program this summer and find out! Learn the basics of birds, sound and sight, and go on a small hike to give your new skills a try. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per person

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/15/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Birding Want to know the birds in your backyard? Come to our Intro to Birding program this summer and find out! Learn the basics of birds, sound and sight, and go on a small hike to give your new skills a try. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per person Bellevue State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/15/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 15 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cover,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cover Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 9:30 AM

Hike with Vinny: Park Superintendent,   White Clay Creek State Park

Hike with Vinny - Park Superintendent June 15, 9:30 – 12:30 Meet at the 9 Ft Road Parking Area ; Join our park superintendent for a hike of the Whitely Farm trail loop . Hike will cover 3.1 miles, take approximately 3 hours over rough to moderate terrain. Bring plenty of water and be prepared to hike!! Pre-registration-call 302-368-6900. Free with paid entranbce fee.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/15/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike with Vinny: Park Superintendent Hike with Vinny - Park Superintendent June 15, 9:30 – 12:30 Meet at the 9 Ft Road Parking Area ; Join our park superintendent for a hike of the Whitely Farm trail loop . Hike will cover 3.1 miles, take approximately 3 hours over rough to moderate terrain. Bring plenty of water and be prepared to hike!! Pre-registration-call 302-368-6900. Free with paid entranbce fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 9:30 AM

Hike with Vinny: Park Superintendent,   White Clay Creek State Park

Meet at the 9 Foot Road Parking Area and join our park superintendent for a hike of the 3.1 mile Whitely Farm trail loop. This hike will take 3 hours and will be over rough to moderate terrain. Bring plenty of water and be prepared to hike!! Pre-registration call 302-368-6900. Free with paid entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike with Vinny: Park Superintendent Meet at the 9 Foot Road Parking Area and join our park superintendent for a hike of the 3.1 mile Whitely Farm trail loop. This hike will take 3 hours and will be over rough to moderate terrain. Bring plenty of water and be prepared to hike!! Pre-registration call 302-368-6900. Free with paid entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 AM

Stuffed Animal Vet Clinic,   Brandywine Zoo

Is your stuffed animal under the weather? Bring your favorite teddy bear, or adopt one from the gift shop, to get a check up with our Zoo Veterinarian. Get checked up, bandaged or given 'medicine' to make sure Teddy has a clean bill of health!Free with Zoo admission

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Stuffed Animal Vet Clinic Is your stuffed animal under the weather? Bring your favorite teddy bear, or adopt one from the gift shop, to get a check up with our Zoo Veterinarian. Get checked up, bandaged or given 'medicine' to make sure Teddy has a clean bill of health!Free with Zoo admission Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 AM

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

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 6/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/15/2019 3:00:00 PM 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 Website Calendar

Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/15/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 AM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 10:30 AM

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. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/15/2019 11:30:00 AM 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. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 11:30 AM

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 6/15/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/15/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 15 at 12:00 PM

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 6/15/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 15 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/15/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 PM

Time Travelers - Avery's Rest,   Killens Pond State Park

Join us at the Nature Center to learn about the archaeological finds discovered at the Avery's Rest site near Rehoboth Beach. Please pre-register by calling 302-284-4299. The Discovery and Recovery of theBurials at Avery’s Rest 1p.m Mr. Dan Griffith, former director of the Delaware Division ofHistorical and Cultural Affairs and an archaeologist with over 40 years ofexperience in Delaware will detail how the burials were discovered and theexcavation process. ; DNA Research of the Avery's RestBurials 2p.m Ms. Raquel Fleskes, an anthropologydoctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, will present her talk whichwill explain the genetic profile and results for the Avery’s Rest site humanremains. ; ;

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 1:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Time Travelers - Avery's Rest Join us at the Nature Center to learn about the archaeological finds discovered at the Avery's Rest site near Rehoboth Beach. Please pre-register by calling 302-284-4299. The Discovery and Recovery of theBurials at Avery’s Rest 1p.m Mr. Dan Griffith, former director of the Delaware Division ofHistorical and Cultural Affairs and an archaeologist with over 40 years ofexperience in Delaware will detail how the burials were discovered and theexcavation process. ; DNA Research of the Avery's RestBurials 2p.m Ms. Raquel Fleskes, an anthropologydoctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, will present her talk whichwill explain the genetic profile and results for the Avery’s Rest site humanremains. ; ; Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/15/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 1:30 PM

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 6/15/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 15 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid,   Fort Delaware State Park

Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money?

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money? Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 2:00 PM

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 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 15 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 2:00 PM

Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society Meeting,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. Located at the Delaware Public Archives. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 15 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/15/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/15/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/15/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 15 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/15/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 3:30 PM

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.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/15/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 5:00 PM

Fort DuPont Walking Tour,   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 walking shoes for this one-hour tour.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort DuPont Walking Tour 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 walking shoes for this one-hour tour. Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 6:00 PM

*NEW* Mindfulness Hiking Series,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. Each hike experiences a different trail. Please bring an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. Each hike meets at the nature center unless otherwise noted. (302)655-5740 to register. FREE

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York *NEW* Mindfulness Hiking Series Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. Each hike experiences a different trail. Please bring an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. Each hike meets at the nature center unless otherwise noted. (302)655-5740 to register. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 6:00 PM

*NEW* Mindfulness Hiking Series,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. Each hike experiences a different trail. Please bring an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. Each hike meets at the nature center unless otherwise noted. (302)655-5740 to register. FREE

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York *NEW* Mindfulness Hiking Series Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. Each hike experiences a different trail. Please bring an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. Each hike meets at the nature center unless otherwise noted. (302)655-5740 to register. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 6:30 PM

Charlie and the Cool Tones,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for an evening of music at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/15/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Charlie and the Cool Tones Bring the family and friends out to the park for an evening of music at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 7:00 PM

Campfire Programs,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/15/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 8:30 PM

Owl Prowl,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 15 at 8:30 PM

Owl Prowl,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/15/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 12:00 AM

Kinetic Multi Sports Triathlon,   Lums Pond State Park

For more information please visit: https://kineticmultisports.com/races/tri-it/

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Kinetic Multi Sports Triathlon For more information please visit: https://kineticmultisports.com/races/tri-it/ Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 8:00 AM

Youth Fishing Tournament,   Trap Pond State Park

Open to ages 15 and under. Meet at the boathouse for free fishing instruction and other activities from 8-9 a.m. Fishing tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and run until 11 a.m. Catch and release will be encouraged. Bring your own equipment, or use ours (please mention during registration).

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/16/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Youth Fishing Tournament Open to ages 15 and under. Meet at the boathouse for free fishing instruction and other activities from 8-9 a.m. Fishing tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and run until 11 a.m. Catch and release will be encouraged. Bring your own equipment, or use ours (please mention during registration). Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 10:00 AM

Cold-Blooded Critters Day,   Brandywine Zoo

Celebrate Father's Day AND kick off National Pollinator Week with this event celebrating ectotherms! Come face to face with heroic cold-blooded animals and discover their extraordinary abilities. Meet one of our favorite snakes, watch our Madagascar Cockroaches paint, get up close with a giant spider, cheer for your favorite turtle or tortoise in a nail-biting reptile race, and chow down on invertebrates at our Bug Buffet.Free with Zoo admission

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/16/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Cold-Blooded Critters Day Celebrate Father's Day AND kick off National Pollinator Week with this event celebrating ectotherms! Come face to face with heroic cold-blooded animals and discover their extraordinary abilities. Meet one of our favorite snakes, watch our Madagascar Cockroaches paint, get up close with a giant spider, cheer for your favorite turtle or tortoise in a nail-biting reptile race, and chow down on invertebrates at our Bug Buffet.Free with Zoo admission Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 16 at 10:00 AM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 10:30 AM

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 6/16/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/16/2019 11:15:00 AM 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, June 16 at 11:00 AM

Estate Walk,   Auburn Valley State Park

Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of Auburn Heights. Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is available in the field lot on Creek Road across from the mansion.Free

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/16/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Estate Walk Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of Auburn Heights. Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is available in the field lot on Creek Road across from the mansion.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/16/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 11:30 AM

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 6/16/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/16/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 16 at 12:00 PM

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 6/16/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/16/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 16 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/16/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 1:00 PM

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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 1:00:00 PM 6/16/2019 2:00:00 PM 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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, June 16 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/16/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 1:30 PM

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 6/16/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 16 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, June 16 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection,   Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/16/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 2:00 PM

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 6/16/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/16/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 16 at 2:00 PM

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$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/16/2019 3:00:00 PM 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$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/16/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/16/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 16 at 3:00 PM

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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/16/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 6:30 PM

The Launch Band,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Launch Band Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 7:30 PM

Moonlight Paddle,   Trap Pond State Park

Paddle the pond after hours. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the moon lit swamp. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Call at the nature center at (302) 875-5163 at least 48 hours in advance to register. Cost is $25

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Moonlight Paddle Paddle the pond after hours. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the moon lit swamp. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Call at the nature center at (302) 875-5163 at least 48 hours in advance to register. Cost is $25 Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 8:00 PM

Full Moon Father's Day Paddle,   Lums Pond State Park

Enjoy an evening of kayaking under the moonlight. Bring water and a flashlight. $25 per person. $38 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak. Open to participants 14 years or older (must be with parent or guardian).For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989.

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 8:00:00 PM 6/16/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Father's Day Paddle Enjoy an evening of kayaking under the moonlight. Bring water and a flashlight. $25 per person. $38 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak. Open to participants 14 years or older (must be with parent or guardian).For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, June 16 at 8:30 PM

Beach Bonfire,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park staff for the evening with a bonfire on the beach! We’ll supply the fire; all you have to do is show up with a chair or a beach blanket. Meet on the North Inlet beach.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/16/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/16/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Beach Bonfire Join park staff for the evening with a bonfire on the beach! We’ll supply the fire; all you have to do is show up with a chair or a beach blanket. Meet on the North Inlet beach.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, June 17 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/17/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 AM

Lums Pond Adventures: Fossils, Fairies, & Frogs - FULL,   Lums Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Lums Pond Adventures: Fossils, Fairies, & Frogs - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 AM

Ultimate Survivor,   Killens Pond State Park

Learn all the ins and outs of camping in a primitive setting! By the end of the week campers will know how to pitch a tent, fire safety, shelter building, and much more! The week will end with an overnight on Thursday at the Nature Center to put our camping skills to the ultimate test. Dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided.

$250

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Ultimate Survivor Learn all the ins and outs of camping in a primitive setting! By the end of the week campers will know how to pitch a tent, fire safety, shelter building, and much more! The week will end with an overnight on Thursday at the Nature Center to put our camping skills to the ultimate test. Dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 AM

Nature Rock Climbing Camp - FULL,   Alapocas Run State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$275 per camper

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Rock Climbing Camp - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 AM

Nature Explorers Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$165

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Explorers Session I Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 AM

Creature Classes,   Brandywine Zoo

There’s no school going on at the zoo this summer but there IS class! Discover different classes of vertebrates and how you can tell them apart! Meet amphibians, reptiles, birds, and of course, mammals!

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creature Classes There’s no school going on at the zoo this summer but there IS class! Discover different classes of vertebrates and how you can tell them apart! Meet amphibians, reptiles, birds, and of course, mammals! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 AM

Animal Tales,   Brandywine Zoo

Storybook adventures ahead! Each day we will read and discuss an animal tale then immerse ourselves in the story’s theme with crafts, games, and related animal activities.

$130 ($110 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animal Tales Storybook adventures ahead! Each day we will read and discuss an animal tale then immerse ourselves in the story’s theme with crafts, games, and related animal activities. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 AM

Creekin’ for Critters,   White Clay Creek State Park

Campers will spend lots of time in and near the creek looking for critters big and small. Our days include learning about habitats, turtles, mammals, water games and crafting! Plenty of outside play and time to make new friends. Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch available, Noon – 1 p.m. Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m. $30 per week or $10 per day

$100

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creekin’ for Critters Campers will spend lots of time in and near the creek looking for critters big and small. Our days include learning about habitats, turtles, mammals, water games and crafting! Plenty of outside play and time to make new friends. Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch available, Noon – 1 p.m. Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m. $30 per week or $10 per day White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 AM

Wilderness Survival - FULL,   White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$215

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wilderness Survival - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 AM

Wild About Cape,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Get in touch with your “wild” side as we check out the beach and other nature places in the park.

$115

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wild About Cape Get in touch with your “wild” side as we check out the beach and other nature places in the park. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 AM

Junior Fishing - FULL,   Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Fishing - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 AM

Amazing Animals,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Amazing Animals Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 17 at 12:00 PM

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 6/17/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/17/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Monday, June 17 at 2:00 PM

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 6/17/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/17/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Monday, June 17 at 6:30 PM

Stone Shakers,   Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/17/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Stone Shakers Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 PM

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 6/17/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/17/2019 9:30:00 PM 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

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 PM

Full Moon Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Experience the park after dark and join a Naturalist for this fun Full Moon Hike! We will journey through the meadows and make our way to our telescopes where we can check out the moon up close! Hike will last approximately 1 hour. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Experience the park after dark and join a Naturalist for this fun Full Moon Hike! We will journey through the meadows and make our way to our telescopes where we can check out the moon up close! Hike will last approximately 1 hour. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9:00 PM

Full Moon Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Experience the park after dark and join a Naturalist for this fun Full Moon Hike! We will journey through the meadows and make our way to our telescopes where we can check out the moon up close! Hike will last approximately 1 hour. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/17/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Hike Experience the park after dark and join a Naturalist for this fun Full Moon Hike! We will journey through the meadows and make our way to our telescopes where we can check out the moon up close! Hike will last approximately 1 hour. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 12:00 AM

Mainly Marathons Independence Series,   Lums Pond State Park

For more information please visit: http://mainlymarathons.com/series-3/independence/

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Mainly Marathons Independence Series For more information please visit: http://mainlymarathons.com/series-3/independence/ Lums Pond State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/18/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, June 18 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/18/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/18/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Alapocas Run State Park

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Can -Do Playground, Free with paid park admission.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Can -Do Playground, Free with paid park admission. Alapocas Run State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/18/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/18/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 12:00 PM

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 6/18/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Tuesday, June 18 at 2:00 PM

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 6/18/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Tuesday, June 18 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:00 PM

Zig Zag Zumba,   Bellevue State Park

Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Zig Zag Zumba Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:00 PM

Family Fun Night,   Brandywine Zoo

Rain date is June 19thSpecial evening hours hosted by 93.7 WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and, of course, live animals!Fee: $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too!

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Night Rain date is June 19thSpecial evening hours hosted by 93.7 WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and, of course, live animals!Fee: $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too! Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off,   Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 PM

Charles Paperella and the Band,   Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/18/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Charles Paperella and the Band Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lesson,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/18/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lesson Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Moved by Nature - Primal Flow (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 11 - July 2 Session 2: July 23 - August 13 Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ;

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/18/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Moved by Nature - Primal Flow (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 11 - July 2 Session 2: July 23 - August 13 Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ; White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 8:00:00 PM 6/18/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 18 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/18/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/18/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, June 19 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 AM

Animal Play Day,   Brandywine Zoo

Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Animal Play Day Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 19 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/19/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 12:00 PM

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 6/19/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Wednesday, June 19 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/19/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

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 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/19/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:00 PM

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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 7:00:00 PM 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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 PM

Boulevard Express,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Boulevard Express Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 PM

B+ Childhood Cancer 5k,   Wilmington State Parks

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York B+ Childhood Cancer 5k Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 PM

Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00 PM

Campfire Desserts I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm ; Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Desserts I Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm ; Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program. Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00 PM

Campfire Desserts I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm ; Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Desserts I Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm ; Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program. Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, June 20 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground. Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Fox Point Greenway Walk,   Bellevue State Park

Enjoy Fox Point State Park by walking the Riverview trail; we’ll look for birds and other wildlife on the Delaware River as we walk. Learn about this unique park and enjoy the views, pre-register by June 20. No fee.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Fox Point Greenway Walk Enjoy Fox Point State Park by walking the Riverview trail; we’ll look for birds and other wildlife on the Delaware River as we walk. Learn about this unique park and enjoy the views, pre-register by June 20. No fee. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Shark Discovery,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Bring your baby “sharks” to research like a marine biologist and understand why sharks play a vital role in our ocean ecosystem. Participate in shark story time and make a craft to take home. Preregistration required.Ages 3 to 5$4 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Shark Discovery Bring your baby “sharks” to research like a marine biologist and understand why sharks play a vital role in our ocean ecosystem. Participate in shark story time and make a craft to take home. Preregistration required.Ages 3 to 5$4 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 AM

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 6/20/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:00:00 AM 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, June 20 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 12:00 PM

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 6/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Thursday, June 20 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/20/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call,   Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

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 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101,   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, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 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, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/20/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 5:00 PM

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.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 6:00:00 PM 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. Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:00 PM

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. Open to participants 12 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $15 per person. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 7:00:00 PM 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. Open to participants 12 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $15 per person. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Cole Younger Band,   Bellevue State Park

The Cole Younger Band plays Original American, Folk Rock. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Cole Younger Band The Cole Younger Band plays Original American, Folk Rock. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Restorative Yoga (Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 13- July 5 (July 4 class will meet on Friday, July 5) Session 2: July 25 - August 15 Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ;

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Restorative Yoga (Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 13- July 5 (July 4 class will meet on Friday, July 5) Session 2: July 25 - August 15 Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ; White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, June 21 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/21/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 21 at 10:00 AM

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? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 11:30:00 AM 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? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 21 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/21/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 12:00 PM

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 6/21/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Friday, June 21 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/21/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/21/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? ,   Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

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 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/21/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 5:00 PM

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 bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 5:00:00 PM 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 bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 6:00 PM

Kids Catch-All Tournament,   Indian River Marina

This is a premier kids fishing event at one of the best fishing areas located on the East Coast. A whole weekend of fun, great fishing, an all-you-can-eat dinner event for the whole family each night, free event t-shirt, door prizes, custom-made trophies, and a beautiful marina setting make this an event you won't want to miss! Great fun for a great cause - your family's participation helps to raise money for the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, Inc.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Kids Catch-All Tournament This is a premier kids fishing event at one of the best fishing areas located on the East Coast. A whole weekend of fun, great fishing, an all-you-can-eat dinner event for the whole family each night, free event t-shirt, door prizes, custom-made trophies, and a beautiful marina setting make this an event you won't want to miss! Great fun for a great cause - your family's participation helps to raise money for the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, Inc. Indian River Marina

Friday, June 21 at 6:30 PM

Josh Wilson,   Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/21/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Josh Wilson Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 8:00 PM

Pondside Campfire & Firefly Hike,   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. This first campfire of the summer will include a hike in search of fireflies! Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1.Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 8:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pondside Campfire & Firefly Hike Bring your own beverages(non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. This first campfire of the summer will include a hike in search of fireflies! Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1.Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 9:00 PM

NEW! Nighttime Bug Watching,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Why are insects out at night? Why do they come to lights? Let’s explore all things buggy at night in the park. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find! Pre-registration encouraged. FREE (302)655-5740 to register

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York NEW! Nighttime Bug Watching Why are insects out at night? Why do they come to lights? Let’s explore all things buggy at night in the park. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find! Pre-registration encouraged. FREE (302)655-5740 to register Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, June 21 at 9:00 PM

NEW! Nighttime Bug Watching,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Why are insects out at night? Why do they come to lights? Let’s explore all things buggy at night in the park. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find! Pre-registration encouraged. FREE (302)655-5740 to register

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York NEW! Nighttime Bug Watching Why are insects out at night? Why do they come to lights? Let’s explore all things buggy at night in the park. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find! Pre-registration encouraged. FREE (302)655-5740 to register Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 8:00 AM

Adult Morning Hiking Series,   White Clay Creek State Park

New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. This mostly flat trail hike will include portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood. Hike length is approximately 1.5 hours. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. Dress for the weather and bring bottled water. Weather permitting. Call by noon on Friday to Register 302-368-6900. Free with park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 8:00:00 AM America/New_York Adult Morning Hiking Series New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. This mostly flat trail hike will include portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood. Hike length is approximately 1.5 hours. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. Dress for the weather and bring bottled water. Weather permitting. Call by noon on Friday to Register 302-368-6900. Free with park entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 8:00 AM

Adult Morning Hiking Series,   White Clay Creek State Park

Adult Morning Hiking Series: Naturalist Led Trail Exploration 8 a.m. Saturday’s June, July and August New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Drop-Ins Welcome, registration suggested in case of weather cancellation. Call by noon on Friday to Register. Free with paid entrance fee. Please call to register 302-368-6900. June 22 Portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood Length: approx. 2.2mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: mostly flat and easy. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Adult Morning Hiking Series Adult Morning Hiking Series: Naturalist Led Trail Exploration 8 a.m. Saturday’s June, July and August New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Drop-Ins Welcome, registration suggested in case of weather cancellation. Call by noon on Friday to Register. Free with paid entrance fee. Please call to register 302-368-6900. June 22 Portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood Length: approx. 2.2mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: mostly flat and easy. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 9:00 AM

Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 21 AT 3PM.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 21 AT 3PM. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 9:00 AM

Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 21 AT 3PM.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 21 AT 3PM. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 4:30:00 PM 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 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 22 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

Go Wild for Rescues- Adoption Event,   Brandywine Zoo

Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Meet adoptable dogs, cats, and rabbits from shelters and rescue groups near you!Location: Just outside the Education Building, Brandywine Park.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Go Wild for Rescues- Adoption Event Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Meet adoptable dogs, cats, and rabbits from shelters and rescue groups near you!Location: Just outside the Education Building, Brandywine Park. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Free. Programs start at the John Bell House at 43 The Green and begin on the hour.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Free. Programs start at the John Bell House at 43 The Green and begin on the hour. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 AM

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. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/22/2019 11:30:00 AM 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. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 11:30 AM

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 6/22/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 22 at 12:00 PM

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 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 22 at 12:00 PM

Fort Delaware Cornet Band Concert,   Fort Delaware State Park

Military life was not all about drilling, guard duty, and dress parade. Fort Delaware had a great traveling musical group! Come hear a performance by this professional brass band at no extra charge beyond the price of admission. Selections will include many popular pieces from the Civil War era.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort Delaware Cornet Band Concert Military life was not all about drilling, guard duty, and dress parade. Fort Delaware had a great traveling musical group! Come hear a performance by this professional brass band at no extra charge beyond the price of admission. Selections will include many popular pieces from the Civil War era. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 1:30 PM

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 6/22/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 22 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid,   Fort Delaware State Park

Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money?

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money? Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 PM

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 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 22 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/22/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 22 at 3:00 PM

Bellevue Wine Tasting,   Bellevue State Park

Come enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting and light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of Bellevue and Pecos Liquor. Participants must be 21 or older. Preregistration is required by 4 p.m., June 21, no walk-ins will be accepted. $20 per person

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Bellevue Wine Tasting Come enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting and light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of Bellevue and Pecos Liquor. Participants must be 21 or older. Preregistration is required by 4 p.m., June 21, no walk-ins will be accepted. $20 per person Bellevue State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 3:30 PM

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.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 6:00 PM

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas 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-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas 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-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 6:30 PM

The Mojo Rider Band,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Mojo Rider Band Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 7:00 PM

Campfire Programs,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 PM

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas 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-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas 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-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 9:00 AM

Learn to Paddle,   Trap Pond State Park

Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes 1 hour of on the water instruction. Call the nature center at (302) 875-5163 to register 48 hours in advance. Cost is $20

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/23/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Learn to Paddle Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes 1 hour of on the water instruction. Call the nature center at (302) 875-5163 to register 48 hours in advance. Cost is $20 Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 10:00 AM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 10:30 AM

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 6/23/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/23/2019 11:15:00 AM 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, June 23 at 11:00 AM

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! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM 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! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 11:30 AM

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 6/23/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM 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, June 23 at 12:00 PM

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 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 12:30:00 PM 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, June 23 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/23/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, June 23 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/23/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 1:30 PM

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 6/23/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 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, June 23 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, June 23 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection,   Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 2:00 PM

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 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:30:00 PM 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, June 23 at 2:00 PM

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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 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 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description: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 6/23/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description: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, June 23 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 6:30 PM

287th Army Band,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York 287th Army Band Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 8:30 PM

Beach Bonfire,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park staff for the evening with a bonfire on the beach! We’ll supply the fire; all you have to do is show up with a chair or a beach blanket. Meet on the North Inlet beach.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Beach Bonfire Join park staff for the evening with a bonfire on the beach! We’ll supply the fire; all you have to do is show up with a chair or a beach blanket. Meet on the North Inlet beach.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/24/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Fish, Fish, Fish - FULL,   Lums Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fish, Fish, Fish - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Super Swimmers - FULL,   Killens Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$175

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Super Swimmers - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Rock Climbing Adventure Camp,   Alapocas Run State Park

Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will enjoy climbing and hiking at Alapocas Run, and will go on a camping adventure. Climbing equipment is provided.

$275 per climber

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Rock Climbing Adventure Camp Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will enjoy climbing and hiking at Alapocas Run, and will go on a camping adventure. Climbing equipment is provided. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Outdoor Adventure Camp Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Outdoor sports such as hiking, canoeing, disc golf, learning survival skills like building shelters, orienteering, geocaching and rock climbing will be part of your camper’s adventurous week! They will also go fishing, tube the creek, and play games. Campers travel to other parks for some activities. Campers must be able to swim. No aftercare available. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$265

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Camp Session I Outdoor sports such as hiking, canoeing, disc golf, learning survival skills like building shelters, orienteering, geocaching and rock climbing will be part of your camper’s adventurous week! They will also go fishing, tube the creek, and play games. Campers travel to other parks for some activities. Campers must be able to swim. No aftercare available. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Nature Wonders Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Spend time outside splashing in the creek, hunting insects, exploring trails, and looking for animal tracks. Learn about the marvels of nature playing exciting games and making crafts to take home. Every day has a new theme that campers will explore! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch available, Noon-1 p.m.: Pack a lunch so your Nature Wonders camper can stay an extra hour to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our Camp Staff! $30 per week/session.

$125/$30 per week/session for Lunch Bunch

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Session I Spend time outside splashing in the creek, hunting insects, exploring trails, and looking for animal tracks. Learn about the marvels of nature playing exciting games and making crafts to take home. Every day has a new theme that campers will explore! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch available, Noon-1 p.m.: Pack a lunch so your Nature Wonders camper can stay an extra hour to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our Camp Staff! $30 per week/session. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Animal Handling 101: a Training Course just for Teens! - FULL,   Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$340 ($310 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animal Handling 101: a Training Course just for Teens! - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Fantastic Beasts and How to Care for Them,   Brandywine Zoo

Apparate into the world of fantastic beasts and magical creatures! Learn from magical game keepers about caring for phoenixes, dragons, acromantula, and much more.

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fantastic Beasts and How to Care for Them Apparate into the world of fantastic beasts and magical creatures! Learn from magical game keepers about caring for phoenixes, dragons, acromantula, and much more. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Caring for Animals,   White Clay Creek State Park

This camp will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. Lots of outdoor play near the creek, crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp.

$215

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Caring for Animals This camp will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. Lots of outdoor play near the creek, crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Working with Animals - FULL,   White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Working with Animals - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Junior Naturalist,   Bellevue State Park

Explore a different nature theme each day through outdoor exploration, discussions and hands-on activities or crafts. Campers will use their experiences to create a nature journal for the week.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Naturalist Explore a different nature theme each day through outdoor exploration, discussions and hands-on activities or crafts. Campers will use their experiences to create a nature journal for the week. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Junior Fishing - FULL,   Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Fishing - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Mad Science,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Mad Science Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Digging Cape,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover the mysteries of the land and the shore from the ground up as we “dig” into the nature of our habitats.

$200

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Digging Cape Discover the mysteries of the land and the shore from the ground up as we “dig” into the nature of our habitats. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Trailblazers,   Trap Pond State Park

Camp at Trap Pond for a week and develop your survival skills. This week we will explore what Trap Pond has to offer: hiking, canoeing, fishing, and more! This camp includes three overnight stays (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) in our primitive camping area with planned night activities. Two day trips will be provided: the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the Killens Pond Waterpark. Food and tents will be provided. Travel time to Cape: one hour. Travel time to Killens: 45 minutes.

$375

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Trailblazers Camp at Trap Pond for a week and develop your survival skills. This week we will explore what Trap Pond has to offer: hiking, canoeing, fishing, and more! This camp includes three overnight stays (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) in our primitive camping area with planned night activities. Two day trips will be provided: the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the Killens Pond Waterpark. Food and tents will be provided. Travel time to Cape: one hour. Travel time to Killens: 45 minutes. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/24/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, June 24 at 12:00 PM

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 6/24/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/24/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Monday, June 24 at 2:00 PM

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 6/24/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/24/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Monday, June 24 at 6:00 PM

Water Park Theme Night - Cinco de Mayo,   Killens Pond State Park

Didn't get enough of Cinco de Mayo in May? Join us in June! Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/24/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Water Park Theme Night - Cinco de Mayo Didn't get enough of Cinco de Mayo in May? Join us in June! Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 6:30 PM

The Quixote Project,   Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/24/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Quixote Project Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Tuesday, June 25 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/25/2019 4:00:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/25/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Alapocas Run State Park

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground Alapocas Run State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/25/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 12:00 PM

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 6/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

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 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

In Search Of,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York In Search Of Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 5:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off,   Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 PM

Outdoor Family Fun Night,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hosted by the Friends of Holts Landing State Park! Pack a picnic dinner, grab the Frisbee® and the horseshoes, and join us on select evenings throughout the summer to enjoy everything this hidden gem of a park has to offer. There will be live music and volunteers will be present to lead visitors in some hands-on activities before the sun sets.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Outdoor Family Fun Night Hosted by the Friends of Holts Landing State Park! Pack a picnic dinner, grab the Frisbee® and the horseshoes, and join us on select evenings throughout the summer to enjoy everything this hidden gem of a park has to offer. There will be live music and volunteers will be present to lead visitors in some hands-on activities before the sun sets.FREE Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM

Mark Lentz,   Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Mark Lentz Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lesson,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lesson Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Moved by Nature - Primal Flow (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 11 - July 2 Session 2: July 23 - August 13 Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ;

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Moved by Nature - Primal Flow (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 11 - July 2 Session 2: July 23 - August 13 Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ; White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 8:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/26/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, June 26 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/26/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/26/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00 PM

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 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Steve Nobles,   Bellevue State Park

Every other Wednesday 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.Steve Nobles plays Guitar and vocals.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Steve Nobles Every other Wednesday 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.Steve Nobles plays Guitar and vocals. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/26/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

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 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/26/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00 PM

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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM 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. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00 PM

Members' Night,   Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo members enjoy an exclusive night at the Zoo - just for our members! Join us for an ice cream social, with ice cream provided by Woodside Farm Creamery!Fee: Free for DZS members. Sorry, guest passes are not accepted at this event.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Members' Night Brandywine Zoo members enjoy an exclusive night at the Zoo - just for our members! Join us for an ice cream social, with ice cream provided by Woodside Farm Creamery!Fee: Free for DZS members. Sorry, guest passes are not accepted at this event. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 PM

Spokey Speakey,   Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Spokey Speakey Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 PM

Big Package Band,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Big Package Band Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 PM

Creeking for Critters,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Get your feet wet and search for critters that live in Brandywine Creek! Meet at Thompson’s Bridge parking lot. FREE Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Creeking for Critters Get your feet wet and search for critters that live in Brandywine Creek! Meet at Thompson’s Bridge parking lot. FREE Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, underthe inlet bridge and out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 PM

Creeking for Critters,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Get your feet wet and search for critters that live in Brandywine Creek! Meet at Thompson’s Bridge parking lot. FREE Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Creeking for Critters Get your feet wet and search for critters that live in Brandywine Creek! Meet at Thompson’s Bridge parking lot. FREE Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 4:30:00 PM 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. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, June 27 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected.18th Street Playground

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected.18th Street Playground Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, June 27 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 AM

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 6/27/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 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, June 27 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 12:00 PM

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 6/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 12:30:00 PM 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

Thursday, June 27 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/27/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 12:30 PM

Artillery Demonstration,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 12:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call,   Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

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 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 2:30:00 PM 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

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101,   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, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 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, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/27/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 5:30 PM

Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum’s PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue from the “wreck pole.”Cost includes museum admission$6.50/adult; $5/senior (62 and up); $4/youth (6-12); 5 and under are free

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum’s PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue from the “wreck pole.”Cost includes museum admission$6.50/adult; $5/senior (62 and up); $4/youth (6-12); 5 and under are free Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

The Louden Backyard Band,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Louden Backyard Band Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Restorative Yoga (Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 13- July 5 (July 4 class will meet on Friday, July 5) Session 2: July 25 - August 15 Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ;

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Yoga in the Park Chambers House Nature Center Amphitheater Area Restorative Yoga (Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.) Session 1: June 13- July 5 (July 4 class will meet on Friday, July 5) Session 2: July 25 - August 15 Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. ; White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot the