Seining program at Cape Henlopen

Events + Programs


Thursday, November 15 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/15/2018 11/16/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Thursday, November 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Guppy Club: Animal Adventures (Pre-School Nature Program),   Cape Henlopen State Park

Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Search for clues about what animals do in the park at night.

Add to Calendar 11/15/2018 10:30:00 AM 11/15/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club: Animal Adventures (Pre-School Nature Program) Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Search for clues about what animals do in the park at night. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m.

Wine and Chocolate Pairing,   Bellevue State Park

Join us at Bellevue Hall to learn chocolate candy making and enjoy some wine pairings courtesy of The Friends of Bellevue and PECO’s liquors. We’ll make chocolate delights to eat while tasting wine that complements. Ages 21 and up only. Pre-register by Monday, November 12, space is limited. $25 per person. Meet at Bellevue Hall.

Add to Calendar 11/15/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/15/2018 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Wine and Chocolate Pairing Join us at Bellevue Hall to learn chocolate candy making and enjoy some wine pairings courtesy of The Friends of Bellevue and PECO’s liquors. We’ll make chocolate delights to eat while tasting wine that complements. Ages 21 and up only. Pre-register by Monday, November 12, space is limited. $25 per person. Meet at Bellevue Hall. Bellevue State Park

Friday, November 16 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/16/2018 11/17/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 16 at 1 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Battery 519 began construction 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. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/16/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/16/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction 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. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, November 16 at 6 p.m.

Wonders of the Night Skies,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the night sky for constellations, meteor shows, and other astronomical wonders and learn "how they came to be." Dress warmly! Ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 25. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register.

Add to Calendar 11/16/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/16/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Night Skies Search the night sky for constellations, meteor shows, and other astronomical wonders and learn "how they came to be." Dress warmly! Ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 25. Call (302)645-6852 to pre-register. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 11/18/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 17 at 10 a.m.

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

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

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/17/2018 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

Saturday, November 17 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History ,   Auburn Heights State Park

Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 11 a.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Battery 519 began construction 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. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/17/2018 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction 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. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tours,   Auburn Heights State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Tours Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion and the Marshall Steam Museum. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum houses the world’s largest collection of operating steam cars. Mansion tours – 1 and 3 p.m. Steam Museum tours – 2 p.m. $8 for the mansion or museum, $14 for both Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me ,   Brandywine Zoo

Animals and Me Saturday, November 171 - 3:30 p.m.Girl Scout Daisies and BrowniesLearn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: Animals and Me Animals and Me Saturday, November 171 - 3:30 p.m.Girl Scout Daisies and BrowniesLearn which animals make better pets than others and how to care for them. Girls will also learn about how we take care of our zoo animals and meet some up close! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 1 p.m.

Festive Fall Wreath Making ,   Trap Pond State Park

Make your own festive wreath for the season! Supplies will be provided. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $10 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 1:00:00 PM 9/1/2096 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Festive Fall Wreath Making Make your own festive wreath for the season! Supplies will be provided. Call to register at least 48 hours in advance. $10 per person Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 2 p.m.

Discover Battery 519,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Battery 519 began construction 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. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Battery 519 began construction 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. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 5:30:00 PM 11/17/2018 7:00:00 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, November 17 at 6 p.m.

A Night at the Tower,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

At this drop in program, learn more about stargazing with park naturalists. Climb to the top of the tower to see the night sky and the city of Wilmington.

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 7:00:00 PM America/New_York A Night at the Tower At this drop in program, learn more about stargazing with park naturalists. Climb to the top of the tower to see the night sky and the city of Wilmington. Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, November 17 at 6 p.m.

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 11/17/2018 6:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 7:00:00 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, November 17 at 7 p.m.

Owl Prowl-Night Hike with a Naturalist.,   White Clay Creek State Park

November 17 Owl ProwlWhite Clay Creek State Park is home to some veryspecial Owls. Learn about these nighthunters, then hike along the creek to hear their calls. Free. Must call to register: 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 11/17/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/17/2018 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl-Night Hike with a Naturalist. November 17 Owl ProwlWhite Clay Creek State Park is home to some veryspecial Owls. Learn about these nighthunters, then hike along the creek to hear their calls. Free. Must call to register: 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, November 18 at 1 p.m.

Beachcombing Today,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “Modern Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. FREE

Add to Calendar 11/18/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/18/2018 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Beachcombing Today Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “Modern Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. FREE Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, November 18 at 1 p.m.

Volunteer Day: Bluebird Trails!,   Lums Pond State Park

This fall we will be cleaning out our blue bird boxes and learning more about the park’s blue bird box project. Meet at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the park office (302)368-6989.

Add to Calendar 11/18/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/18/2018 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Volunteer Day: Bluebird Trails! This fall we will be cleaning out our blue bird boxes and learning more about the park’s blue bird box project. Meet at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the park office (302)368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, November 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/18/2018 11/19/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 19 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 11/20/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 19 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/19/2018 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, November 19 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Enrichment Engineers,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/19/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Enrichment Engineers Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Monday, November 19 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/19/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/19/2018 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, November 20 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/20/2018 11/21/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, November 20 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Say What? Animal Communication,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Say What? Animal Communication (SW) Who's talking and how do animals communicate?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/20/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/20/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Say What? Animal Communication Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Say What? Animal Communication (SW) Who's talking and how do animals communicate?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, November 21 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/21/2018 11/22/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, November 21 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Animal Play Day ,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/

Add to Calendar 11/21/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/21/2018 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Zoo Camp: Thanksgiving Week - Animal Play Day Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important?https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, November 21 at 4 p.m.

Hike Burton Island Nature Preserve,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Explore the 1-mile loop trail on Burton Island Nature Preserve with a Park Naturalist. Learn to identify coastal plants, and spot various waterfowl along the way. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/21/2018 4:00:00 PM 11/21/2018 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Hike Burton Island Nature Preserve Explore the 1-mile loop trail on Burton Island Nature Preserve with a Park Naturalist. Learn to identify coastal plants, and spot various waterfowl along the way. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 to register. Cost: $5 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, November 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about this location.

Add to Calendar 11/22/2018 11/23/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about this location. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 23 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 11/24/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 23 at 9 a.m.

A Capitol Experience,   First State Heritage Park

At Legislative Hall. Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/23/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York A Capitol Experience At Legislative Hall. Tour Delaware’s State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 23 at 10 a.m.

#OptOutside Hike,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Skip the crowds and the shopping malls and #OptOutside! This free hike will be led by a park naturalist through a variety of different habitats along the Sea Hawk Trail. The trail meanders through maritime forest, salt marsh, meadow, and intertidal zones. Meet at Holts Landing State Park Pavilion. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information. FREE No pre-registration required

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/23/2018 11:30:00 AM America/New_York #OptOutside Hike Skip the crowds and the shopping malls and #OptOutside! This free hike will be led by a park naturalist through a variety of different habitats along the Sea Hawk Trail. The trail meanders through maritime forest, salt marsh, meadow, and intertidal zones. Meet at Holts Landing State Park Pavilion. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information. FREE No pre-registration required Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, November 23 at 7 p.m.

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. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/23/2018 8:00:00 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. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, November 23 at 7 p.m.

Frosty Moon Hike,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your family or friends to stroll the park after dark on this holiday weekend. Free program. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989. Meeting location giving at registration.

Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 7:00:00 PM 11/23/2018 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Frosty Moon Hike Bring your family or friends to stroll the park after dark on this holiday weekend. Free program. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989. Meeting location giving at registration. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 8:00:00 AM 11/24/2018 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, November 24 at 10 a.m.

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, November 24 at 11 a.m.

Featured Program: Cranberry Bog Trail Hike (1.5 miles),   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the Pinelands Trail for cranberries, wildlife and other natural wonders. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302 645-6852 to pre-register. FREE

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/24/2018 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Cranberry Bog Trail Hike (1.5 miles) Search the Pinelands Trail for cranberries, wildlife and other natural wonders. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call (302 645-6852 to pre-register. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 12 p.m.

Family Fun Day ,   Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy the season by participating in a fun craft day forchildren from ages 4 to 10. Make 4 - 5 different holiday treats anddecorations. This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Killens Pond. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $10 for one child. $5 for each additional child. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park.

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 12:00:00 PM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Day Enjoy the season by participating in a fun craft day forchildren from ages 4 to 10. Make 4 - 5 different holiday treats anddecorations. This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Killens Pond. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $10 for one child. $5 for each additional child. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in state or $8 out of state to enter the park. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 12:30 p.m.

Featured Program: Steamin' Thanksgiving,   Auburn Heights State Park

Enjoy the last Steamin’ Day of the year. Support a local organization on Small Business Saturday, and relax with technology from an earlier time. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 12:30:00 PM 11/24/2018 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Steamin' Thanksgiving Enjoy the last Steamin’ Day of the year. Support a local organization on Small Business Saturday, and relax with technology from an earlier time. Visit auburnheights.org or call (302) 239-2385. Group discounts available. Rides: $11 per adult, $8 under 13 Mansion: $12 per adult, $8 under 13 Combo: $19 per adult, $12 under 13 Auburn Heights State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 1 p.m.

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 1:00:00 PM 11/24/2018 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Watch us feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the Nature Center aquariums! FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, November 24 at 2 p.m.

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Dissect one of these mysterious animals to learn about their ins and outs. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852.

Add to Calendar 11/24/2018 2:00:00 PM 11/24/2018 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Dissect one of these mysterious animals to learn about their ins and outs. Ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Call to pre-register at (302)645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Enrichment Workshop,   Brandywine Zoo

Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Bobcat!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops

Add to Calendar 11/25/2018 10:30:00 AM 11/25/2018 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Enrichment Workshop Craft-loving individuals will enjoy this hands-on workshop making enrichment for our Zoo animals. Learn all about the different kinds of enrichment we use to engage our animals’ minds at Brandywine Zoo, help us craft and create new items, and see some of your hard work given out around the Zoo! You’ll also be able to make some awesome enrichment to bring back to your pets at home! This month's animal: Bobcat!Ages: 7 and up (participants under age 14 must be accompanied by paying adult)Fee: $10 members, $12 non-membersMore information and registration: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#workshops Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, November 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/25/2018 11/26/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Biggs Museum of American Art: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, November 25 at 5 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program.

Add to Calendar 11/25/2018 5:00:00 PM 11/25/2018 6:00:00 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. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program. Bellevue State Park

Monday, November 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/26/2018 11/27/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: Guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo ID required for all adults. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Monday, November 26 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/26/2018 9:00:00 AM 11/26/2018 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, November 26 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 11/26/2018 11:00:00 AM 11/26/2018 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, November 27 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/27/2018 11/28/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, November 28 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/28/2018 11/29/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, November 28 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Animals in the Winter,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn.

Add to Calendar 11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Animals in the Winter Ages 3-5. Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, November 29 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/29/2018 11/30/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House - Stories of The Green Walking Tours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art (self-guided): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Friday, November 30 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations.

Add to Calendar 11/30/2018 12/1/2018 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries - Begin your journey here. Exhibits, information, free parking John Bell House: Stories of The Green Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Legislative Hall: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johnson Victrola Museum: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Biggs Museum of American Art: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Old State House: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit our First State Heritage Park page for more information about these locations. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, December 01 at 10 a.m.

Holiday Wreathmaking Workshop- Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

Holiday Wreath Workshop Saturday, December 1 Session 1: 10 a.m. – Noon Session 2: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Choose one session and bring clippers and gloves. $25 per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call to register soon-this workshop fills! 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 12/1/2018 10:00 12/1/2018 12:00 America/New_York Holiday Wreathmaking Workshop- Judge Morris Estate Holiday Wreath Workshop Saturday, December 1 Session 1: 10 a.m. – Noon Session 2: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Choose one session and bring clippers and gloves. $25 per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call to register soon-this workshop fills! 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, December 01 at 1 p.m.

Winter Birding Series: Introduction to Birding,   Killens Pond State Park

Get tips on gear and take a short introductory hike to get started on your birding hobby. We have a limited supply of binoculars, so bring yours if you have them! Pre- registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 12/1/2018 13:00 12/1/2018 14:00 America/New_York Winter Birding Series: Introduction to Birding Get tips on gear and take a short introductory hike to get started on your birding hobby. We have a limited supply of binoculars, so bring yours if you have them! Pre- registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 01 at 1 p.m.

Candy Wreath Making,   Bellevue State Park

Personalized homemade candy wreaths make great gifts! Participants will make this fun and tasty wreath to take home. The fee for this program is $10 per person, includes supplies and light refreshments. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 761-6963 by 4 pm Thurs, Nov 29th. Meet at the Arts Center.

Add to Calendar 12/1/2018 13:00 12/1/2018 14:00 America/New_York Candy Wreath Making Personalized homemade candy wreaths make great gifts! Participants will make this fun and tasty wreath to take home. The fee for this program is $10 per person, includes supplies and light refreshments. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 761-6963 by 4 pm Thurs, Nov 29th. Meet at the Arts Center. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, December 01 at 1 p.m.

Holiday Wreathmaking Workshop- Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

Holiday Wreath Workshop Saturday, December 1 Session1: 10 a.m. – Noon Session2: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Choose one session and bring clippers and gloves. $25per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call to register soon-this workshop fills! 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 12/1/2018 13:00 12/1/2018 15:00 America/New_York Holiday Wreathmaking Workshop- Judge Morris Estate Holiday Wreath Workshop Saturday, December 1 Session1: 10 a.m. – Noon Session2: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for a cup of coffee in the cozy Judge Morris Estate during our wreath making workshop. Choose one session and bring clippers and gloves. $25per person/session includes greens, base and accents for one holiday wreath. Call to register soon-this workshop fills! 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, December 01 at 1 p.m.

Lunchtime Tales,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

Add to Calendar 12/1/2018 13:00 12/1/2018 14:00 America/New_York Lunchtime Tales Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, December 01 at 3 p.m.

Jingle Bell Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Listen to the bells on a frosty afternoon as we travel the park's trails. Call (302)875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/1/2018 15:00 12/1/2018 16:30 America/New_York Jingle Bell Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Listen to the bells on a frosty afternoon as we travel the park's trails. Call (302)875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, December 02 at 09:30 a.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: Earth's Endangered ,   Brandywine Zoo

Earth’s Endangered Sunday, December 2 9:30 a.m. – Noon Girl Scout Juniors Join us at the Brandywine Zoo to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats. We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts.

Add to Calendar 12/2/2018 9:30 12/2/2018 12:00 America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: Earth's Endangered Earth’s Endangered Sunday, December 2 9:30 a.m. – Noon Girl Scout Juniors Join us at the Brandywine Zoo to learn about earth’s endangered animals and their habitats. We’ll discover how animals are adapted to thrive in their habitats, why they are in danger of disappearing, and what you can do to help them. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#girl_scouts. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, December 02 at 1 p.m.

Holiday Ornaments ,   Trap Pond State Park

Make homemade holiday ornaments for your loved ones. Register at least 24 hours in advance. $5 per person. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/2/2018 13:00 12/2/2018 14:00 America/New_York Holiday Ornaments Make homemade holiday ornaments for your loved ones. Register at least 24 hours in advance. $5 per person. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Monday, December 03 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/3/2018 9:00 12/3/2018 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, December 03 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/3/2018 11:00 12/3/2018 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, December 04 at 11 a.m.

Little Turtle Tuesdays,   Lums Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/4/2018 11:00 12/4/2018 12:00 America/New_York Little Turtle Tuesdays Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $4 per child, per class . Lums Pond State Park

Wednesday, December 05 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- Animals in Winter ,   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-onnature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft.Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet atthe Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child Call to register-302-368-6900. December 5: Animals in Winter December 19: Winter’s Green Trees January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too!. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 12/5/2018 9:30 12/5/2018 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- Animals in Winter Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-onnature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft.Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet atthe Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child Call to register-302-368-6900. December 5: Animals in Winter December 19: Winter’s Green Trees January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too!. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, December 05 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Let It Snow! Snowman Craft,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 12/5/2018 10:00 12/5/2018 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Let It Snow! Snowman Craft Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, December 05 at 1 p.m.

Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Chestnut Hill Trail,   White Clay Creek State Park

December 5 1 p.m. Chestnut Hill Trail Length: 3.3mi / approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: some hilly, uneven ground. Meet at Judge Morris parking area kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 12/5/2018 13:00 12/5/2018 15:00 America/New_York Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Chestnut Hill Trail December 5 1 p.m. Chestnut Hill Trail Length: 3.3mi / approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: some hilly, uneven ground. Meet at Judge Morris parking area kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, December 07 at 11 a.m.

Estate Walks,   Auburn Valley State Park

Description:Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 12/7/2018 11:00 12/7/2018 11:45 America/New_York Estate Walks Description:Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, December 07 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 12/7/2018 13:00 12/7/2018 14:00 America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, December 07 at 06:30 p.m.

Christmas Open House,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

It's the most wonderful time of the year at the Port Penn Interpretive Center! Come celebrate the holidays with us for our 4th annual Christmas Open House. Light refreshment and merriment will be provided. . Port Penn Interpretive Center, Road 2, Port Penn, DE 19731, USA

Add to Calendar 12/7/2018 18:30 12/7/2018 20:30 America/New_York Christmas Open House It's the most wonderful time of the year at the Port Penn Interpretive Center! Come celebrate the holidays with us for our 4th annual Christmas Open House. Light refreshment and merriment will be provided. . Port Penn Interpretive Center, Road 2, Port Penn, DE 19731, USA Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, December 08 at 9 a.m.

Breakfast with Santa,   Brandywine Zoo

Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes, bring your camera to take photos with Santa and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. Pre-registration required. Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Members: $19 | Non-members: $22 https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#breakfast_events.

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 9:00 12/8/2018 10:00 America/New_York Breakfast with Santa Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes, bring your camera to take photos with Santa and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. Pre-registration required. Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Members: $19 | Non-members: $22 https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#breakfast_events. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, December 08 at 9 a.m.

Volunteer Trail Day,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Second Saturday of the month:Help with trails or other light maintenance projects. Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 302-644-5505 Friends of Cape Henlopen EventsCall 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership.<b></b>.

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 9:00 12/8/2018 12:00 America/New_York Volunteer Trail Day Second Saturday of the month:Help with trails or other light maintenance projects. Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 302-644-5505 Friends of Cape Henlopen EventsCall 302-858-6127 or visit friendsofcapehenlopen.org to learn about events, volunteer projects or membership.<b></b>. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, December 08 at 10 a.m.

Adaptations Scavenger Hunt,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Discover what local animals do to prepare for the change in season. Participate in a scavenger hunt, seeking critters, and the sources of food they rely on to get them through the winter. Dress for the weather and bring drinking water. Pre-registration required by noon, December 7. Free . Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 10:00 12/8/2018 12:00 America/New_York Adaptations Scavenger Hunt Discover what local animals do to prepare for the change in season. Participate in a scavenger hunt, seeking critters, and the sources of food they rely on to get them through the winter. Dress for the weather and bring drinking water. Pre-registration required by noon, December 7. Free . Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, December 08 at 10 a.m.

Fort DuPont Walking Tour,   Fort DuPont State Park

Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! Free. Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 10:00 12/8/2018 11:00 America/New_York Fort DuPont Walking Tour Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! Free. Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, December 08 at 1 p.m.

Intro to Fort Delaware,   Fort Delaware State Park

Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find out in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 13:00 12/8/2018 14:00 America/New_York Intro to Fort Delaware Ever wonder what Fort Delaware is all about? Come find out in this special program! We will talk about how Fort Delaware was built, and why, and about its special use during the American Civil War. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, December 08 at 1 p.m.

Holiday Soap Making ,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn this melt-and-pour method of soap making. Make holiday themed shapes and smells for perfect gifts to give your loved ones. $10 per person. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 13:00 12/8/2018 14:00 America/New_York Holiday Soap Making Learn this melt-and-pour method of soap making. Make holiday themed shapes and smells for perfect gifts to give your loved ones. $10 per person. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, December 08 at 1 p.m.

Trees with No Leaves,   Killens Pond State Park

What kind of tree is that? Meet at the nature center to learn how to identify trees without leaves. FREE.

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 13:00 12/8/2018 14:00 America/New_York Trees with No Leaves What kind of tree is that? Meet at the nature center to learn how to identify trees without leaves. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 08 at 3 p.m.

Jingle Bell Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Listen to the bells on a frosty afternoon as we travel the park's trails. Call (302)875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/8/2018 15:00 12/8/2018 16:30 America/New_York Jingle Bell Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Listen to the bells on a frosty afternoon as we travel the park's trails. Call (302)875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, December 09 at 9 a.m.

Breakfast with Santa,   Brandywine Zoo

Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes, bring your camera to take photos with Santa and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. Pre-registration required. Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Members: $19 | Non-members: $22 https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#breakfast_events.

Add to Calendar 12/9/2018 9:00 12/9/2018 10:00 America/New_York Breakfast with Santa Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes, bring your camera to take photos with Santa and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. Plus, watch a few animals get their breakfast! Breakfast is provided by Janssen’s Market. All participants ages 18 months and up must pay program fee. Pre-registration required. Space is very limited for this event, so please register early. Members: $19 | Non-members: $22 https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/publicprograms/#breakfast_events. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, December 09 at 9 a.m.

Bird Discovery Hike,   Auburn Valley State Park

This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 12/9/2018 9:00 12/9/2018 10:30 America/New_York Bird Discovery Hike This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, December 09 at 10 a.m.

Three Square Meals( The CCC and Trap Pond) ,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/9/2018 10:00 12/9/2018 11:00 America/New_York Three Square Meals( The CCC and Trap Pond) Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, December 09 at 1 p.m.

Winter Wreath Making,   Lums Pond State Park

Use nature’s bounty to make a wreath for the holidays! Program includes natural materials to make a wreath. Please bring clippers and gloves. Pre-registration is required before Wednesday, December 5; call (302) 368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $25 per person .

Add to Calendar 12/9/2018 13:00 12/9/2018 15:00 America/New_York Winter Wreath Making Use nature’s bounty to make a wreath for the holidays! Program includes natural materials to make a wreath. Please bring clippers and gloves. Pre-registration is required before Wednesday, December 5; call (302) 368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $25 per person . Lums Pond State Park

Monday, December 10 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 9:00 12/10/2018 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, December 10 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/10/2018 11:00 12/10/2018 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, December 11 at 2 p.m.

Homeschool Program ,   Killens Pond State Park

Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adulT where participants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend time with a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in-state or $8 out-of-state to enter the park.. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd, Felton, DE 19943, USA

Add to Calendar 12/11/2018 14:00 12/11/2018 16:00 America/New_York Homeschool Program Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adulT where participants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend time with a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in-state or $8 out-of-state to enter the park.. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd, Felton, DE 19943, USA Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, December 12 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 8:00 12/12/2018 10:00 America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, December 12 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 9:00 12/12/2018 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, December 12 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club: Holiday Nature Craft,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 10:00 12/12/2018 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club: Holiday Nature Craft Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center, with the exception of our Fall Colors Hayride, which meets at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, December 12 at 2 p.m.

Nature Stories ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA - Nature Center

Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 14:00 12/12/2018 15:30 America/New_York Nature Stories Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA - Nature Center Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, December 12 at 5 p.m.

Intro 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 pm on the previous business day, no fee for this program. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. Bellevue State Park Hunter Barn parking lot

Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 17:00 12/12/2018 19:00 America/New_York Intro 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 pm on the previous business day, no fee for this program. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. Bellevue State Park Hunter Barn parking lot Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, December 12 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/12/2018 19:00 12/12/2018 20:30 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/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, December 13 at 10:30 a.m.

Bellevue Hall Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolly Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a "secret" passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. The cost of this tour is $8 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11 by calling (302) 761-6963.*Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 10:30 12/13/2018 12:00 America/New_York Bellevue Hall Tour Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolly Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a "secret" passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. The cost of this tour is $8 per person. Pre-register no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11 by calling (302) 761-6963.*Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Thursday, December 13 at 10:30 a.m.

Guppy Club: Ready for Winter? (Pre-School Nature Program),   Cape Henlopen State Park

Select Thursdays: Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Ready for Winter? Sleep, eat or head south? Find out how different animals get ready winter. This program has been moved from Dec. 6 to Dec. 13. 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958, USA

Add to Calendar 12/13/2018 10:30 12/13/2018 11:30 America/New_York Guppy Club: Ready for Winter? (Pre-School Nature Program) Select Thursdays: Kids ages 3 to 5 and their adults will uncover secrets of Nature through stories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Dress for weather. Limit 12 children. Call 302-645-6852 to register. Ready for Winter? Sleep, eat or head south? Find out how different animals get ready winter. This program has been moved from Dec. 6 to Dec. 13. 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958, USA Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, December 14 at 5 p.m.

Winter Owl Prowl ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the nature center then head out to listen for owls then return to the nature center to dissect owl pellets. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/14/2018 17:00 12/14/2018 18:00 America/New_York Winter Owl Prowl Meet at the nature center then head out to listen for owls then return to the nature center to dissect owl pellets. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, December 15 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 9:00 12/15/2018 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, December 15 at 09:30 a.m.

Hike with Vinny- WCCSP Superintendent,   White Clay Creek State Park

Hike with Vinny [parks pick] Saturday, December 15 9:30 a.m. Hike with Park Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellinialong the PennDel Trail. Meet at Wedgewood Road Parking lot for a trip to the PA line and back, weather permitting. Dress for the weather; bring plenty of water, and plan about 1 ½ hours of hiking and chatting. Free. Pre-registration required by noon on December 14. Call to register-302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 9:30 12/15/2018 11:00 America/New_York Hike with Vinny- WCCSP Superintendent Hike with Vinny [parks pick] Saturday, December 15 9:30 a.m. Hike with Park Superintendent Vincent “Vinny” Porcellinialong the PennDel Trail. Meet at Wedgewood Road Parking lot for a trip to the PA line and back, weather permitting. Dress for the weather; bring plenty of water, and plan about 1 ½ hours of hiking and chatting. Free. Pre-registration required by noon on December 14. Call to register-302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, December 15 at 10 a.m.

Make a Holiday Swag,   Killens Pond State Park

This floral design class is sure to get you in the spirit of the holidays. The class will be taught by Wendy Aycoth, a long time teacher of floral design. This swag will be made with fresh evergreens, on a raw baking potato. What to Bring: A large raw baking potato Decorative items such as ribbons, Christmas balls, white twigs, pine cones( can be glittered) Garden Shears. To reserve your spot please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $25 per person.

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 10:00 12/15/2018 12:00 America/New_York Make a Holiday Swag This floral design class is sure to get you in the spirit of the holidays. The class will be taught by Wendy Aycoth, a long time teacher of floral design. This swag will be made with fresh evergreens, on a raw baking potato. What to Bring: A large raw baking potato Decorative items such as ribbons, Christmas balls, white twigs, pine cones( can be glittered) Garden Shears. To reserve your spot please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $25 per person. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 15 at 10 a.m.

Winter at the Tower,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Take in the beautiful view from atop Rockford Tower as a park naturalist will be on hand to help identify landmarks seen. No registration required. Free . Rockford Park, 2000 Lookout Drive, Wilmington, DE 19803

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 10:00 12/15/2018 12:00 America/New_York Winter at the Tower Take in the beautiful view from atop Rockford Tower as a park naturalist will be on hand to help identify landmarks seen. No registration required. Free . Rockford Park, 2000 Lookout Drive, Wilmington, DE 19803 Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, December 15 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History ,   Auburn Valley State Park

Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 11:00 12/15/2018 11:45 America/New_York Hike Through History Learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area and how the Trolley Trail got its name. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Lane off of Benge Rd. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, December 15 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 13:00 12/15/2018 14:00 America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, December 15 at 3 p.m.

Jingle Bell Hayride,   Bellevue State Park

Enjoy a festive, old-fashioned hayride around the park followed by s’mores and hot cocoa at the warm and welcoming campfire. Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 13. $8 per person. Meet at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 15:00 12/15/2018 17:00 America/New_York Jingle Bell Hayride Enjoy a festive, old-fashioned hayride around the park followed by s’mores and hot cocoa at the warm and welcoming campfire. Must pre-register by 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 13. $8 per person. Meet at the Percheron Barn. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Saturday, December 15 at 3 p.m.

Jingle Bell Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Listen to the bells on a frosty afternoon as we travel the park's trails. Call (302)875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 15:00 12/15/2018 16:30 America/New_York Jingle Bell Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Listen to the bells on a frosty afternoon as we travel the park's trails. Call (302)875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, December 16 at 2 p.m.

Snow Tracks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 12/16/2018 14:00 12/16/2018 15:00 America/New_York Snow Tracks Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Monday, December 17 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/17/2018 9:00 12/17/2018 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, December 17 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/17/2018 11:00 12/17/2018 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, December 19 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- Winter's Green Trees,   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-onnature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft.Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet atthe Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child.Call to register-302-368-6900. December 19: Winter’s Green Trees White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 12/19/2018 9:30 12/19/2018 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- Winter's Green Trees Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-onnature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft.Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet atthe Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child.Call to register-302-368-6900. December 19: Winter’s Green Trees White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, December 19 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-I Can See Stars!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/19/2018 10:00 12/19/2018 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-I Can See Stars! Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, December 19 at 1 p.m.

Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Bryan's Field Trail,   White Clay Creek State Park

December 19 1 p.m. Bryan’s Field Trail Length: 2.2 mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: moderately difficultMeet at Possum Hill parking area kiosk 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free <p><font color="#000000" face="Calibri" size="3"></font></p>. Possum Park Entrance to White Clay Creek State Park

Add to Calendar 12/19/2018 13:00 12/19/2018 14:30 America/New_York Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Bryan's Field Trail December 19 1 p.m. Bryan’s Field Trail Length: 2.2 mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: moderately difficultMeet at Possum Hill parking area kiosk 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free <p><font color="#000000" face="Calibri" size="3"></font></p>. Possum Park Entrance to White Clay Creek State Park White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, December 21 at 03:30 p.m.

Winter Solstice Hike,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Celebrate the winter solstice by hiking Burton Island Nature Preserve. Then take in the sights as the sun sets over Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required. $5 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Burton Island Nature Preserve

Add to Calendar 12/21/2018 15:30 12/21/2018 17:00 America/New_York Winter Solstice Hike Celebrate the winter solstice by hiking Burton Island Nature Preserve. Then take in the sights as the sun sets over Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required. $5 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Burton Island Nature Preserve Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, December 21 at 05:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program.

Add to Calendar 12/21/2018 17:30 12/21/2018 18:30 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. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Call 302-761-6963 for meeting location. Free Program. Bellevue State Park

Saturday, December 22 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/22/2018 10:00 12/22/2018 12:00 America/New_York Floral Design Class Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 22 at 1 p.m.

Winter Solstice Celebration Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Come out to the nature center for a campfire in celebration of the winter solstice! Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. Cost includes a craft, a nature center animal encounter, and hot cocoa and marshmallows to roast around the fire. Please pre-register by calling (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $5 per person/free for Lums Pond Campers.

Add to Calendar 12/22/2018 13:00 12/22/2018 15:00 America/New_York Winter Solstice Celebration Campfire Come out to the nature center for a campfire in celebration of the winter solstice! Drop in anytime between 1 and 3 p.m. Cost includes a craft, a nature center animal encounter, and hot cocoa and marshmallows to roast around the fire. Please pre-register by calling (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $5 per person/free for Lums Pond Campers. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, December 24 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/24/2018 9:00 12/24/2018 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, December 24 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/24/2018 11:00 12/24/2018 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Thursday, December 27 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Christmas Week - Winter Wonders (WW),   Brandywine Zoo

Half-Day Camps (Ages noted with camp) Fee: Non-Members: $30 | Members: $25 Half-Day Lunch Bunch fee: $10 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 11:30 - Noon Lunch Bunch Aftercare available until 1 p.m. (pack your own lunch for Lunch Bunch) Thursday, December 27 Winter Wonders (WW) Ages 6-10 How do animals survive in the winter? Who stays awake and who sleeps? Friday, December 28 (ZC) Zoo Crew (ZC) Ages 8-12 Spend the day learning what it’s like to be a zoo keeper! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ .

Add to Calendar 12/27/2018 9:00 12/27/2018 15:30 America/New_York Zoo Camp: Christmas Week - Winter Wonders (WW) Half-Day Camps (Ages noted with camp) Fee: Non-Members: $30 | Members: $25 Half-Day Lunch Bunch fee: $10 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 11:30 - Noon Lunch Bunch Aftercare available until 1 p.m. (pack your own lunch for Lunch Bunch) Thursday, December 27 Winter Wonders (WW) Ages 6-10 How do animals survive in the winter? Who stays awake and who sleeps? Friday, December 28 (ZC) Zoo Crew (ZC) Ages 8-12 Spend the day learning what it’s like to be a zoo keeper! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/ . Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, December 27 at 10 a.m.

Winter Break Out: Who let the Snakes Out?,   Killens Pond State Park

How do we care for the amphibians and reptiles at the nature center? Get hands on experience and learn how they survive in the wild. $5 per child. *For Ages 7-12. Program lasts about two hours. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors. .

Add to Calendar 12/27/2018 10:00 12/27/2018 12:00 America/New_York Winter Break Out: Who let the Snakes Out? How do we care for the amphibians and reptiles at the nature center? Get hands on experience and learn how they survive in the wild. $5 per child. *For Ages 7-12. Program lasts about two hours. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors. . Killens Pond State Park

Friday, December 28 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: Christmas Week - Zoo Crew (ZC),   Brandywine Zoo

Half-Day Camps (Ages noted with camp) Fee: Non-Members: $30 | Members: $25 Half-Day Lunch Bunch fee: $10 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 11:30 - Noon Lunch Bunch Aftercare available until 1 p.m. (pack your own lunch for Lunch Bunch) Thursday, December 27 Winter Wonders (WW) Ages 6-10 How do animals survive in the winter? Who stays awake and who sleeps? Friday, December 28 (ZC) Zoo Crew (ZC) Ages 8-12 Spend the day learning what it’s like to be a zoo keeper! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/.

Add to Calendar 12/28/2018 9:00 12/28/2018 15:30 America/New_York Zoo Camp: Christmas Week - Zoo Crew (ZC) Half-Day Camps (Ages noted with camp) Fee: Non-Members: $30 | Members: $25 Half-Day Lunch Bunch fee: $10 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 11:30 - Noon Lunch Bunch Aftercare available until 1 p.m. (pack your own lunch for Lunch Bunch) Thursday, December 27 Winter Wonders (WW) Ages 6-10 How do animals survive in the winter? Who stays awake and who sleeps? Friday, December 28 (ZC) Zoo Crew (ZC) Ages 8-12 Spend the day learning what it’s like to be a zoo keeper! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, December 28 at 10 a.m.

Winter Break Out: Eco-Explorers,   Killens Pond State Park

Learn about saving the planet and how we can make a difference. Take home an up-cycling craft! $5 per child. *For Ages 7-12. Program lasts about two hours. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors.

Add to Calendar 12/28/2018 10:00 12/28/2018 12:00 America/New_York Winter Break Out: Eco-Explorers Learn about saving the planet and how we can make a difference. Take home an up-cycling craft! $5 per child. *For Ages 7-12. Program lasts about two hours. Children must be accompanied by an adult and dressed for the outdoors. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, December 29 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/29/2018 8:00 12/29/2018 10:00 America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, December 29 at 11 a.m.

Summer Camp Saturday! (Nature Gnome Making!),   Lums Pond State Park

Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

Add to Calendar 12/29/2018 11:00 12/29/2018 12:00 America/New_York Summer Camp Saturday! (Nature Gnome Making!) Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Monday, December 31 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/31/2018 9:00 12/31/2018 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, December 31 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 12/31/2018 11:00 12/31/2018 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, December 31 at 11 a.m.

Noon Years Event,   Brandywine Zoo

Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and of course a sparkling cider to drink as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! We will begin charging admission at 10am. Members: Free | Non-members: $5/person. Brandywine Zoo

Add to Calendar 12/31/2018 11:00 12/31/2018 12:15 America/New_York Noon Years Event Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and of course a sparkling cider to drink as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! We will begin charging admission at 10am. Members: Free | Non-members: $5/person. Brandywine Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, January 01 at 10 a.m.

First Day Hike ,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to celebrate the New Year than the first state's first state park? See how industry has influenced the ecosystem on this easy 1.5 mile hike. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond Nature Center

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 10:00 1/1/2019 11:00 America/New_York First Day Hike What better place to celebrate the New Year than the first state's first state park? See how industry has influenced the ecosystem on this easy 1.5 mile hike. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond Nature Center Trap Pond State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 10 a.m.

First Day Hike,   Fort DuPont State Park

Celebrate the New Year by spending some time out in nature! Join us for a hike on Fort DuPont's trails and experience both the beautiful natural environment and the historic structures that make this park unique. Be sure to wear comfortable water-proof shoes and to dress warmly! . Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 10:00 1/1/2019 11:00 America/New_York First Day Hike Celebrate the New Year by spending some time out in nature! Join us for a hike on Fort DuPont's trails and experience both the beautiful natural environment and the historic structures that make this park unique. Be sure to wear comfortable water-proof shoes and to dress warmly! . Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort DuPont State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 10 a.m.

First Day Hike,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Bring on the New Year with a two hour recreational hike. Pre-registration required by noon, December 28. In the case of inclement weather, call on January 1 for cancellation information. Free. Blue Ball Barn

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 10:00 1/1/2019 12:00 America/New_York First Day Hike Bring on the New Year with a two hour recreational hike. Pre-registration required by noon, December 28. In the case of inclement weather, call on January 1 for cancellation information. Free. Blue Ball Barn Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Tuesday, January 01 at 1 p.m.

First Day Hike at White Clay Creek State Park,   White Clay Creek State Park

First Day Hike Monday, January 1 1 p.m. Start your new year off right on this family hike led by members of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park. We will also provide “Hike on Your Own” suggestions for those who prefer smaller groups. Meet at the Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road, or the following locations: Chambers Rock Road Parking Lot or The Judge Morris Estate Parking Lot. Please call to register 302-368-6900. Free. Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 14:00 America/New_York First Day Hike at White Clay Creek State Park First Day Hike Monday, January 1 1 p.m. Start your new year off right on this family hike led by members of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park. We will also provide “Hike on Your Own” suggestions for those who prefer smaller groups. Meet at the Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road, or the following locations: Chambers Rock Road Parking Lot or The Judge Morris Estate Parking Lot. Please call to register 302-368-6900. Free. Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 1 p.m.

First Day Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Join us for a hike with friends. We will hold multiple hikes of various lengths starting from the nature center. Dogs must be on a leash. FREE.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 14:00 America/New_York First Day Hike Join us for a hike with friends. We will hold multiple hikes of various lengths starting from the nature center. Dogs must be on a leash. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 1 p.m.

First Day Hike,   Lums Pond State Park

Start off the New Year with the whole family. Join us at the Area 1 pavilion on the first day of the year for a guided hike near the pond and forests of the park. Free .

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 14:30 America/New_York First Day Hike Start off the New Year with the whole family. Join us at the Area 1 pavilion on the first day of the year for a guided hike near the pond and forests of the park. Free . Lums Pond State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 1 p.m.

First Day Hike at Oversee,   Auburn Valley State Park

Start the New Year off right by hiking the newest trail at Auburn Heights Preserve: the 1.1 mile Oversee Farm Trail. Meet at 1 p.m. at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 13:45 America/New_York First Day Hike at Oversee Start the New Year off right by hiking the newest trail at Auburn Heights Preserve: the 1.1 mile Oversee Farm Trail. Meet at 1 p.m. at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 1 p.m.

First Day Hike,   Brandywine Zoo

Free 1:00-1:30 p.m.Join us for a "hike" through the Zoo to kick off the New Year. Tour the Zoo with an Educator and learn about how we care for our animals in the winter!. Brandywine Zoo

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 13:30 America/New_York First Day Hike Free 1:00-1:30 p.m.Join us for a "hike" through the Zoo to kick off the New Year. Tour the Zoo with an Educator and learn about how we care for our animals in the winter!. Brandywine Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, January 01 at 1 p.m.

First Day Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Kick off the year at the park and have some fun while also getting exercise in nature. We’ll pick a trail based on the group and walk for about an hour and visit many special places throughout the park. This hike is for all ages and is stroller friendly. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Arts Center. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 14:00 America/New_York First Day Hike Kick off the year at the park and have some fun while also getting exercise in nature. We’ll pick a trail based on the group and walk for about an hour and visit many special places throughout the park. This hike is for all ages and is stroller friendly. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Arts Center. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 3 p.m.

First Day Hike: IRI Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Start the New Year off right and be part of the “First Day Hike” National Movement! Hike over the Charles W. Cullen Bridge with park staff and learn about inlet history along the way. FREE No pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information. . North Inlet Day Area

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 15:00 1/1/2019 16:30 America/New_York First Day Hike: IRI Bridge Start the New Year off right and be part of the “First Day Hike” National Movement! Hike over the Charles W. Cullen Bridge with park staff and learn about inlet history along the way. FREE No pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information. . North Inlet Day Area Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, January 01 at 03:30 p.m.

First Day Hike at Yorklyn Bridge,   Auburn Valley State Park

For our second first day hike, we will walk the 1/2 mile Yorklyn Bridge Trail and cross the new Paper Mill Bridge to also hike the 1.2 mile paved Auburn Valley Trail. Meet at 3:30 p.m. at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot on Yorklyn Rd. Free. Yorklyn Bridge Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 15:30 1/1/2019 16:30 America/New_York First Day Hike at Yorklyn Bridge For our second first day hike, we will walk the 1/2 mile Yorklyn Bridge Trail and cross the new Paper Mill Bridge to also hike the 1.2 mile paved Auburn Valley Trail. Meet at 3:30 p.m. at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot on Yorklyn Rd. Free. Yorklyn Bridge Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, January 02 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- Animal Tracks in the Snow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult.Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-onnature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft.Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet atthe Chambers House Nature Center . $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too!. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/2/2019 9:30 1/2/2019 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- Animal Tracks in the Snow Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult.Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-onnature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft.Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet atthe Chambers House Nature Center . $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too!. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, January 02 at 1 p.m.

Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Millstone Pond Trail,   White Clay Creek State Park

January 2 1 p.m. Millstone Pond Trail Length: 1.3 mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: moderate. Meet at Carpenter Recreation Area kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/2/2019 13:00 1/2/2019 14:30 America/New_York Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Millstone Pond Trail January 2 1 p.m. Millstone Pond Trail Length: 1.3 mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: moderate. Meet at Carpenter Recreation Area kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, January 04 at 11 a.m.

Estate Walks,   Auburn Valley State Park

Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/4/2019 11:00 1/4/2019 11:45 America/New_York Estate Walks Learn more about Auburn Heights while enjoying the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, January 04 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/4/2019 13:00 1/4/2019 14:00 America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, January 04 at 5 p.m.

Stargazing and Bonfire,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Winter can be the best season for doing a little stargazing! Meet park staff at Holts Landing, away from the light pollution of the resort towns, and learn to identify the North star and several constellations, as well as the ancient stories behind them. If you get a little chilly, take a break from looking at the sky and roast a marshmallow by the fire. No pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Holts Landing State Park

Add to Calendar 1/4/2019 17:00 1/4/2019 19:00 America/New_York Stargazing and Bonfire Winter can be the best season for doing a little stargazing! Meet park staff at Holts Landing, away from the light pollution of the resort towns, and learn to identify the North star and several constellations, as well as the ancient stories behind them. If you get a little chilly, take a break from looking at the sky and roast a marshmallow by the fire. No pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Holts Landing State Park Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 05 at 1 p.m.

Hike Thompson Island Nature Preserve,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 13:00 1/5/2019 14:30 America/New_York Hike Thompson Island Nature Preserve Go for a hike at Thompson Island Nature Preserve with a park interpreter. Learn about the island’s Native American presence and observe the abundant wildlife that calls this island home. Space is very limited so pre-registration is required. $5 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 05 at 1 p.m.

Winter Birding Series: Winter Pond Survey,   Killens Pond State Park

Stroll the pondside trail scanning for different species of birds to help with our bird count. We have a limited supply of binoculars, so bring yours if you have them! Pre- Registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 13:00 1/5/2019 14:00 America/New_York Winter Birding Series: Winter Pond Survey Stroll the pondside trail scanning for different species of birds to help with our bird count. We have a limited supply of binoculars, so bring yours if you have them! Pre- Registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, January 05 at 1 p.m.

Lunchtime Tales,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 13:00 1/5/2019 14:00 America/New_York Lunchtime Tales Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, January 05 at 3 p.m.

Chilly Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 15:00 1/5/2019 16:30 America/New_York Chilly Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, January 05 at 6 p.m.

No Moon, New Moon,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Stop by the Rockford Tower and learn more about winter stargazing with park naturalists. Climb to the top of the tower to see the night sky and the city of Wilmington. No registration required. Free . Rockford Tower, Lookout Dr, Wilmington, DE 19806, USA

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 18:00 1/5/2019 19:00 America/New_York No Moon, New Moon Stop by the Rockford Tower and learn more about winter stargazing with park naturalists. Climb to the top of the tower to see the night sky and the city of Wilmington. No registration required. Free . Rockford Tower, Lookout Dr, Wilmington, DE 19806, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, January 06 at 1 p.m.

Winter Gardening 101,   Killens Pond State Park

Come to the Nature Center and learn how to keep your kale curly and your lettuce fresh through the coldest climates. Pre- Registration Required, call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $2 per person. .

Add to Calendar 1/6/2019 13:00 1/6/2019 14:00 America/New_York Winter Gardening 101 Come to the Nature Center and learn how to keep your kale curly and your lettuce fresh through the coldest climates. Pre- Registration Required, call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $2 per person. . Killens Pond State Park

Monday, January 07 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/7/2019 9:00 1/7/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 07 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/7/2019 11:00 1/7/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, January 08 at 11 a.m.

Little Turtle Tuesdays,   Lums Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/8/2019 11:00 1/8/2019 12:00 America/New_York Little Turtle Tuesdays Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $4 per child, per class . Lums Pond State Park

Tuesday, January 08 at 2 p.m.

Homeschool Program ,   Killens Pond State Park

Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult&nbsp;whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in-state or $8 out-of-state to enter the park.. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd, Felton, DE 19943, USA

Add to Calendar 1/8/2019 14:00 1/8/2019 16:00 America/New_York Homeschool Program Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult&nbsp;whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in-state or $8 out-of-state to enter the park.. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd, Felton, DE 19943, USA Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, January 08 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/8/2019 17:00 1/8/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, January 09 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/9/2019 8:00 1/9/2019 10:00 America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, January 09 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/9/2019 9:00 1/9/2019 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, January 09 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Is Everything Asleep?,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/9/2019 10:00 1/9/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Is Everything Asleep? Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, January 09 at 2 p.m.

Nature Stories ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA- Nature Center

Add to Calendar 1/9/2019 14:00 1/9/2019 15:30 America/New_York Nature Stories Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA- Nature Center Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, January 09 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/9/2019 19:00 1/9/2019 20:30 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/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, January 10 at 7 p.m.

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

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

Add to Calendar 1/10/2019 19:00 1/10/2019 20:30 America/New_York Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 12 at 9 a.m.

Geocaching,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Join the park naturalists in a modern day treasure hunt! Learn the basics of geocaching and discover what treasures lay in your local parks. GPS devices provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $5, $15 for Family of 4. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 9:00 1/12/2019 12:00 America/New_York Geocaching Join the park naturalists in a modern day treasure hunt! Learn the basics of geocaching and discover what treasures lay in your local parks. GPS devices provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $5, $15 for Family of 4. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, January 12 at 9 a.m.

Merit Badge: Geocaching,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Earn an exciting merit badge with park naturalists and discover hidden treasures within the park. Bring your lunch and water bottle. GPS device provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $8 per Scout, Scoutmasters Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 9:00 1/12/2019 14:00 America/New_York Merit Badge: Geocaching Earn an exciting merit badge with park naturalists and discover hidden treasures within the park. Bring your lunch and water bottle. GPS device provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $8 per Scout, Scoutmasters Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, January 12 at 11 a.m.

Hands-On-Pottery,   Killens Pond State Park

Experience how First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Practice making clay pots to them home with you. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Space is limited, must pre-register for this program by calling 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 11:00 1/12/2019 13:00 America/New_York Hands-On-Pottery Experience how First Nations peoples created clay vessels for cooking and storing foods. Practice making clay pots to them home with you. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Space is limited, must pre-register for this program by calling 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, January 12 at 11 a.m.

Summer Camp Saturday!,   Lums Pond State Park

Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 11:00 1/12/2019 12:00 America/New_York Summer Camp Saturday! Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, January 12 at 1 p.m.

Bellevue's Winter Woods,   Bellevue State Park

Bundle up and join us as we explore the happenings in Bellevue’s winter woods. We’ll be hiking for about an hour and a half, so hot chocolate and marshmallows are included! This program is appropriate for all ages. Please call (302) 761-6963 by 4 p.m. on January 11 to register. Meet at the Arts Center. FREE. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 13:00 1/12/2019 14:30 America/New_York Bellevue's Winter Woods Bundle up and join us as we explore the happenings in Bellevue’s winter woods. We’ll be hiking for about an hour and a half, so hot chocolate and marshmallows are included! This program is appropriate for all ages. Please call (302) 761-6963 by 4 p.m. on January 11 to register. Meet at the Arts Center. FREE. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Saturday, January 12 at 01:30 p.m.

Beginner's Aquascaping ,   Trap Pond State Park

Too Cold for outdoor gardening? Underwater gardening can take place in the comfort of your home! Get started with instruction of how to create your own "Jarrarium". Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 13:30 1/12/2019 15:00 America/New_York Beginner's Aquascaping Too Cold for outdoor gardening? Underwater gardening can take place in the comfort of your home! Get started with instruction of how to create your own "Jarrarium". Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, January 12 at 3 p.m.

Chilly Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 15:00 1/12/2019 16:30 America/New_York Chilly Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, January 13 at 9 a.m.

Bird Discovery Hike,   Auburn Valley State Park

This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 1/13/2019 9:00 1/13/2019 10:30 America/New_York Bird Discovery Hike This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, January 13 at 10 a.m.

Three Square Meals(The CCC and Trap Pond) ,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/13/2019 10:00 1/13/2019 11:00 America/New_York Three Square Meals(The CCC and Trap Pond) Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, January 13 at 1 p.m.

Terrific Tracks,   Killens Pond State Park

Who left those prints? A fox? Your neighbor's cat? Join us at the nature center to learn the difference. To register- or for additional information please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 1/13/2019 13:00 1/13/2019 14:00 America/New_York Terrific Tracks Who left those prints? A fox? Your neighbor's cat? Join us at the nature center to learn the difference. To register- or for additional information please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, January 13 at 2 p.m.

Snowflake Tea and House Tour Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for a lovely winter tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person Preregistration required call 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/13/2019 14:00 1/13/2019 15:30 America/New_York Snowflake Tea and House Tour Judge Morris Estate Join us for a lovely winter tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person Preregistration required call 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, January 14 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/14/2019 9:00 1/14/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 14 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/14/2019 11:00 1/14/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, January 15 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/15/2019 17:00 1/15/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, January 16 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- Shadows on the Moon,   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse?White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/16/2019 9:30 1/16/2019 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- Shadows on the Moon Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse?White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, January 16 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Shh. A Winter Whisper Walk,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/16/2019 10:00 1/16/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Shh. A Winter Whisper Walk Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, January 16 at 1 p.m.

Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Tri-State Marker Trail ,   White Clay Creek State Park

January 16 1 p.m. Tri-State Marker Trail Length: 4.2 mi/ approx. 2.5 hours. Terrain: moderate and long.Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/16/2019 13:00 1/16/2019 15:30 America/New_York Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Tri-State Marker Trail January 16 1 p.m. Tri-State Marker Trail Length: 4.2 mi/ approx. 2.5 hours. Terrain: moderate and long.Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, January 16 at 5 p.m.

Intro to Plarn ,   Trap Pond State Park

Turn your plastic grocery bags into yarn! It's an easy and fun craft for beginner to expert knitters. Bring your own bags to the Nature Center Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/16/2019 17:00 1/16/2019 18:00 America/New_York Intro to Plarn Turn your plastic grocery bags into yarn! It's an easy and fun craft for beginner to expert knitters. Bring your own bags to the Nature Center Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, January 17 at 5 p.m.

Day Camp Open House,   Bellevue State Park

Join our camp staff at the Bellevue Arts Center for an open house highlighting the upcoming summer day camps. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet camp staff, ask questions and have a special opportunity to register your camper(s) before camp registration officially begins. Light refreshments will be served. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 1/17/2019 17:00 1/17/2019 19:00 America/New_York Day Camp Open House Join our camp staff at the Bellevue Arts Center for an open house highlighting the upcoming summer day camps. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet camp staff, ask questions and have a special opportunity to register your camper(s) before camp registration officially begins. Light refreshments will be served. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Thursday, January 17 at 7 p.m.

Sea Glass Jewelry,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/17/2019 19:00 1/17/2019 20:30 America/New_York Sea Glass Jewelry Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, January 18 at 5 p.m.

Winter Owl Prowl ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the nature center then head out to listen for owls then return to the nature center to dissect owl pellets. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/18/2019 17:00 1/18/2019 18:00 America/New_York Winter Owl Prowl Meet at the nature center then head out to listen for owls then return to the nature center to dissect owl pellets. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Friday, January 18 at 06:30 p.m.

Hot Chocolate Hike: Park after Dark,   White Clay Creek State Park

Park After Dark: Hot Chocolate Hike Fridays, Januray18, February 15 6:30pm Join our naturalist for an early evening hike. We will provide hot chocolate to help keep you warm! Bring a travel mug with lid. Program meets at the Nature Center and hikes along the creek road trail. Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Register with payment by noon Friday and receive $1 discount per person. Call to register- 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/18/2019 18:30 1/18/2019 19:30 America/New_York Hot Chocolate Hike: Park after Dark Park After Dark: Hot Chocolate Hike Fridays, Januray18, February 15 6:30pm Join our naturalist for an early evening hike. We will provide hot chocolate to help keep you warm! Bring a travel mug with lid. Program meets at the Nature Center and hikes along the creek road trail. Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Register with payment by noon Friday and receive $1 discount per person. Call to register- 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 9:00 1/19/2019 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 09:30 a.m.

Cub Scouts Workshop: Critter Care,   Brandywine Zoo

Critter Care 9:30 a.m. - noon Bear Cubs Learn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts. Brandywine Zoo

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 9:30 1/19/2019 12:00 America/New_York Cub Scouts Workshop: Critter Care Critter Care 9:30 a.m. - noon Bear Cubs Learn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have. https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts. Brandywine Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, January 19 at 10 a.m.

Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches,   Delaware Seashore State Park

There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 10:00 1/19/2019 11:30 America/New_York Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History ,   Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 11:00 1/19/2019 11:45 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 Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 12 p.m.

Life on the Home Front,   Fort DuPont State Park

During the World Wars, everyone needed to contribute to the war effort (even kids!). Can you imagine what that was like? Come find out at this special program! Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 12:00 1/19/2019 15:00 America/New_York Life on the Home Front During the World Wars, everyone needed to contribute to the war effort (even kids!). Can you imagine what that was like? Come find out at this special program! Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 13:00 1/19/2019 14:00 America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 1 p.m.

PaintNite by Day,   Killens Pond State Park

Sip wine and express your inner artist. Meet at the Nature Center. No prior experience needed. Must be 21 or older. One glass provided; additional glasses may be purchased. Pre-Registration is required, call 302-284-4299. $35 per person. This program is brought to you by the Friends of Killens Pond. .

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 13:00 1/19/2019 15:00 America/New_York PaintNite by Day Sip wine and express your inner artist. Meet at the Nature Center. No prior experience needed. Must be 21 or older. One glass provided; additional glasses may be purchased. Pre-Registration is required, call 302-284-4299. $35 per person. This program is brought to you by the Friends of Killens Pond. . Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 1 p.m.

Squid Dissection,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Study one of the most specialized invertebrates of the sea! A park naturalist will guide a dissection and participants will get to see, first-hand, some of the squid’s unique adaptations for survival. Pre-registration required. Limit 1 adult per child; adults pay. Ages 8 and up $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 13:00 1/19/2019 14:30 America/New_York Squid Dissection Study one of the most specialized invertebrates of the sea! A park naturalist will guide a dissection and participants will get to see, first-hand, some of the squid’s unique adaptations for survival. Pre-registration required. Limit 1 adult per child; adults pay. Ages 8 and up $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 3 p.m.

Chilly Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 15:00 1/19/2019 16:30 America/New_York Chilly Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 7 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information or to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 19:00 1/19/2019 20:30 America/New_York Lantern Tour Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information or to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, January 20 at 1 p.m.

Bellevue Hall Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolley Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a “secret” passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. Pre-register by 4 p.m. on January 19. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 13:00 1/20/2019 14:30 America/New_York Bellevue Hall Tour Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolley Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a “secret” passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. Pre-register by 4 p.m. on January 19. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Sunday, January 20 at 1 p.m.

Beachcombing Today,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home ?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 13:00 1/20/2019 14:30 America/New_York Beachcombing Today Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home ?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, January 20 at 2 p.m.

Snow Tracks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 14:00 1/20/2019 15:00 America/New_York Snow Tracks Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Monday, January 21 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 21 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day ,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important? https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/.

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 15:30 America/New_York Zoo Camp: MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important? https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, January 21 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 11:00 1/21/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 21 at 2 p.m.

School's Out Science Fun! Introduction to Microscopes,   White Clay Creek State Park

Becoming a “Micronaut:” Introduction to Microscopes Monday, January 21 2 – 3:30 p.m. Children ages 6 and up will learn to use two types of microscopes in this science fun program. Pre-Registration Required! Call 302-368-6900.$5 per person. Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 14:00 1/21/2019 15:30 America/New_York School's Out Science Fun! Introduction to Microscopes Becoming a “Micronaut:” Introduction to Microscopes Monday, January 21 2 – 3:30 p.m. Children ages 6 and up will learn to use two types of microscopes in this science fun program. Pre-Registration Required! Call 302-368-6900.$5 per person. Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, January 21 at 05:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 17:30 1/21/2019 18:30 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. call for meeting location Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, January 22 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/22/2019 17:00 1/22/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, January 23 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Peek-A-Boo! Where Are You? Camouflage,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/23/2019 10:00 1/23/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Peek-A-Boo! Where Are You? Camouflage Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m.

Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/24/2019 19:00 1/24/2019 20:30 America/New_York Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 8:00 1/26/2019 10:00 America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

Winter Waterfowl ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a walk along the pond and spot some of our wonderful waterfowl. Binoculars will be provided; all you need are warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 11:00 America/New_York Winter Waterfowl Take a walk along the pond and spot some of our wonderful waterfowl. Binoculars will be provided; all you need are warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

Historic Town Tour,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Join us for a walk through historic Port Penn! Learn about the buildings and their historical significance, and how they helped shape the community. A kids' scavenger hunt makes it fun for the whole family! Program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. . Port Penn Interpretive Center, Road 2, Port Penn, DE 19731, USA

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 11:00 America/New_York Historic Town Tour Join us for a walk through historic Port Penn! Learn about the buildings and their historical significance, and how they helped shape the community. A kids' scavenger hunt makes it fun for the whole family! Program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. . Port Penn Interpretive Center, Road 2, Port Penn, DE 19731, USA Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 12:00 America/New_York Floral Design Class Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m.

Civil War 101,   Fort Delaware State Park

This lecture-style program is a great introduction to the American Civil War. We will talk about how the Civil War started, and what the legacy of the war is today. This is a great program for those that would like to learn about the Civil War, but don't know how to get started. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 13:00 1/26/2019 14:00 America/New_York Civil War 101 This lecture-style program is a great introduction to the American Civil War. We will talk about how the Civil War started, and what the legacy of the war is today. This is a great program for those that would like to learn about the Civil War, but don't know how to get started. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m.

Shiver-No-More Shelter Building,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Nature Center to learn about survival shelters! Learn techniques for building warmer shelters and then try your hand at building your own. FREE.

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 13:00 1/26/2019 14:00 America/New_York Shiver-No-More Shelter Building Meet at the Nature Center to learn about survival shelters! Learn techniques for building warmer shelters and then try your hand at building your own. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, January 28 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/28/2019 9:00 1/28/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 28 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/28/2019 11:00 1/28/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, January 29 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/29/2019 17:00 1/29/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, January 30 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club- Tracks in the Snow,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/30/2019 10:00 1/30/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Tracks in the Snow Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Thursday, January 31 at 7 p.m.

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

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

Add to Calendar 1/31/2019 19:00 1/31/2019 20:30 America/New_York Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, February 01 at 11 a.m.

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 event lot on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 2/1/2019 11:00 2/1/2019 11:45 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 event lot on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 9 a.m.

Day Camp Registration,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park’s 2019 Summer Day Camp Registration begins at 9 a.m. on February 2 at the Park Office on Carr Road. Register early at the Open House on January 17. To receive a 2019 Summer Camp Brochure, call (302) 761-6963. Park Office at 800 Carr Road, Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 12:00 America/New_York Day Camp Registration Bellevue State Park’s 2019 Summer Day Camp Registration begins at 9 a.m. on February 2 at the Park Office on Carr Road. Register early at the Open House on January 17. To receive a 2019 Summer Camp Brochure, call (302) 761-6963. Park Office at 800 Carr Road, Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 11 a.m.

Summer Camp Saturday!,   Lums Pond State Park

Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 11:00 2/2/2019 12:00 America/New_York Summer Camp Saturday! Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Hike ,   Trap Pond State Park

Experience how plants and animals take advantage of the cold winter months on this short hike around the Island Trail. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:00 2/2/2019 14:00 America/New_York Winter Wonderland Hike Experience how plants and animals take advantage of the cold winter months on this short hike around the Island Trail. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

The Charles Tilton Site,   Killens Pond State Park

Archaeologist John McCarthy will discuss the Charles Tilton site. Part of the site was excavated in the 1990s. Learn about the findings and about the tilton family's everyday life as documented by the fragments recovered from the site. Pre- Registration required, please call 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:00 2/2/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Charles Tilton Site Archaeologist John McCarthy will discuss the Charles Tilton site. Part of the site was excavated in the 1990s. Learn about the findings and about the tilton family's everyday life as documented by the fragments recovered from the site. Pre- Registration required, please call 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

Beachcombing Today,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home "Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:00 2/2/2019 14:30 America/New_York Beachcombing Today Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home "Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, February 03 at 10 a.m.

Three Square Meals(The CCC and Trap Pond),   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/3/2019 10:00 2/3/2019 11:00 America/New_York Three Square Meals(The CCC and Trap Pond) Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, February 03 at 1 p.m.

Zoo Camp Open House,   Brandywine Zoo

Zoo Camp Open House Sunday, February 03, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Join us at the Brandywine Zoo’s Education Building to browse or register for summer camps at the Zoo. There will be discount for all Zoo Camps when you register at the event: receive $5 off holiday or summer mini-camps and a $10 off each week of full day camp. Open House takes place in the Education Building. Craft table will be set up for kids while parents do the paperwork! Learn about the day camps they offer and plan out your summer in one afternoon of fun! For more information about Brandywine Zoo's Camps, visit: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo

Add to Calendar 2/3/2019 13:00 2/3/2019 14:30 America/New_York Zoo Camp Open House Zoo Camp Open House Sunday, February 03, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Join us at the Brandywine Zoo’s Education Building to browse or register for summer camps at the Zoo. There will be discount for all Zoo Camps when you register at the event: receive $5 off holiday or summer mini-camps and a $10 off each week of full day camp. Open House takes place in the Education Building. Craft table will be set up for kids while parents do the paperwork! Learn about the day camps they offer and plan out your summer in one afternoon of fun! For more information about Brandywine Zoo's Camps, visit: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, February 04 at 8 a.m.

Summer Camp Registration Opens,   Lums Pond State Park

We’ve got a great new line-up in store for 2019! Enroll your children for one or more of our specialty summer camps that explore the natural environment through fun, creative activities and outdoor recreation! Registration opens February 4. For more information email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or call (302) 368-6989. .

Add to Calendar 2/4/2019 8:00 2/4/2019 16:00 America/New_York Summer Camp Registration Opens We’ve got a great new line-up in store for 2019! Enroll your children for one or more of our specialty summer camps that explore the natural environment through fun, creative activities and outdoor recreation! Registration opens February 4. For more information email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or call (302) 368-6989. . Lums Pond State Park

Monday, February 04 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/4/2019 9:00 2/4/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 04 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/4/2019 11:00 2/4/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, February 05 at 11 a.m.

Little Turtle Tuesdays,   Lums Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/5/2019 11:00 2/5/2019 12:00 America/New_York Little Turtle Tuesdays Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $4 per child, per class . Lums Pond State Park

Tuesday, February 05 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/5/2019 17:00 2/5/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, February 06 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- I Love Nature (Valentine's Day),   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 9:30 2/6/2019 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- I Love Nature (Valentine's Day) Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, February 06 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Shadows. . .Groundhog Day,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 10:00 2/6/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Shadows. . .Groundhog Day Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 06 at 1 p.m.

Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Penn Del and Pomeroy,   White Clay Creek State Park

Portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to WedgewoodLength: approx. 2.2mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: mostly flat and easy. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 13:00 2/6/2019 14:30 America/New_York Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: Penn Del and Pomeroy Portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to WedgewoodLength: approx. 2.2mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: mostly flat and easy. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, February 07 at 7 p.m.

Sea Glass Jewelry,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/7/2019 19:00 2/7/2019 20:30 America/New_York Sea Glass Jewelry Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 9 a.m.

Geocaching,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Join the park naturalists in a modern day treasure hunt! Learn the basics of geocaching and discover what treasures lay in your local parks. GPS devices provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $5, $15 for Family of 4. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 12:00 America/New_York Geocaching Join the park naturalists in a modern day treasure hunt! Learn the basics of geocaching and discover what treasures lay in your local parks. GPS devices provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $5, $15 for Family of 4. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, February 09 at 9 a.m.

Merit Badge: Geocaching,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Earn an exciting merit badge with park naturalists and discover hidden treasures within the park. Bring your lunch and water bottle. GPS device provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $8 per Scout, Scoutmasters Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Merit Badge: Geocaching Earn an exciting merit badge with park naturalists and discover hidden treasures within the park. Bring your lunch and water bottle. GPS device provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $8 per Scout, Scoutmasters Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, February 09 at 9 a.m.

Wine Basket Weaving,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Learn traditional weaving techniques with master basket weaver Joan Betzold. During this session, you will create a wine basket. Basket materials are provided and an additional supply list will be sent upon registration. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, February 6. $40 per person. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 15:00 America/New_York Wine Basket Weaving Learn traditional weaving techniques with master basket weaver Joan Betzold. During this session, you will create a wine basket. Basket materials are provided and an additional supply list will be sent upon registration. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, February 6. $40 per person. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, February 09 at 09:30 a.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals,   Brandywine Zoo

Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30.

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:30 2/9/2019 12:00 America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 09 at 10 a.m.

Fort DuPont Walking Tour,   Fort DuPont State Park

Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! Free. Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 10:00 2/9/2019 11:00 America/New_York Fort DuPont Walking Tour Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! Free. Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Valentine Candles ,   Trap Pond State Park

Create a homemade candle for your loved ones at the nature center. Call to pre-register at least 24 hours in advance. $8 per person (Free with your camping pass or reservation). Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 15:00 America/New_York Valentine Candles Create a homemade candle for your loved ones at the nature center. Call to pre-register at least 24 hours in advance. $8 per person (Free with your camping pass or reservation). Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Batty for Bats,   Bellevue State Park

WAIT! Bats eat mosquitos? That’s right! Bats can devour several thousand insects in one night, protecting you, your kids, and your pets from being bitten and bothered. Join our naturalist to learn about the world of bats and actions you can take to bring them to your yard. $3 per person. Bellevue Arts Center

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Batty for Bats WAIT! Bats eat mosquitos? That’s right! Bats can devour several thousand insects in one night, protecting you, your kids, and your pets from being bitten and bothered. Join our naturalist to learn about the world of bats and actions you can take to bring them to your yard. $3 per person. Bellevue Arts Center Bellevue State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Winter Birding Series: Preparing Your Yard,   Killens Pond State Park

Learn what to do and what not to do to make your yard a bird paradise. Like planting, feeders, and structures that are ideal for our feathered friends. Pre-Registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Winter Birding Series: Preparing Your Yard Learn what to do and what not to do to make your yard a bird paradise. Like planting, feeders, and structures that are ideal for our feathered friends. Pre-Registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals,   Brandywine Zoo

Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30.

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 15:30 America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Can You Stop the Civil War? ,   Fort Delaware State Park

The Civil War is one of the most cataclysmic events in United States history. Could you stop it before it started? Find out in this choose-your-own-adventure style program! This one is great for families. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Can You Stop the Civil War? The Civil War is one of the most cataclysmic events in United States history. Could you stop it before it started? Find out in this choose-your-own-adventure style program! This one is great for families. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 3 p.m.

History Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 15:00 2/9/2019 16:30 America/New_York History Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 9 a.m.

Bird Discovery Hike,   Auburn Valley State Park

This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 9:00 2/10/2019 10:30 America/New_York Bird Discovery Hike This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 1 p.m.

Natural Resource Series: Fish of Lums Pond,   Lums Pond State Park

Do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. We will kick this series off in February with a program on the fish of the pond. Be on the lookout for spring programs on reptiles and amphibians, ferns and more! Registration is required by the Thursday before the program by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989 Free .

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 13:00 2/10/2019 14:00 America/New_York Natural Resource Series: Fish of Lums Pond Do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. We will kick this series off in February with a program on the fish of the pond. Be on the lookout for spring programs on reptiles and amphibians, ferns and more! Registration is required by the Thursday before the program by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989 Free . Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 1 p.m.

Cauffiel House Tour,   Bellevue State Park

We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park from before its construction through its purchase by the Division of Parks and Recreation in 1993. A house tour will highlight measures taken to make this a simple, yet beautiful place to live. Call to register by 4 p.m. on February 8. $6 per person Tours may be arranged by reservation for private groups. Cauffiel House, 1016 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 13:00 2/10/2019 14:00 America/New_York Cauffiel House Tour We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park from before its construction through its purchase by the Division of Parks and Recreation in 1993. A house tour will highlight measures taken to make this a simple, yet beautiful place to live. Call to register by 4 p.m. on February 8. $6 per person Tours may be arranged by reservation for private groups. Cauffiel House, 1016 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 2 p.m.

Valentine’s Tea and Tour at the Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, February 10 2 -3:30 p.m. Join us for a lovely Valentine’s tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person. Call to register: 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 14:00 2/10/2019 15:30 America/New_York Valentine’s Tea and Tour at the Judge Morris Estate Sunday, February 10 2 -3:30 p.m. Join us for a lovely Valentine’s tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person. Call to register: 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, February 11 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/11/2019 9:00 2/11/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 11 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

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

Tuesday, February 12 at 2 p.m.

Homeschool Program ,   Killens Pond State Park

Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult&nbsp;whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in-state or $8 out-of-state to enter the park.. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd, Felton, DE 19943, USA

Add to Calendar 2/12/2019 14:00 2/12/2019 16:00 America/New_York Homeschool Program Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult&nbsp;whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. IMPORTANT: Park fees are in place at this time. Be prepared to pay $4 for in-state or $8 out-of-state to enter the park.. Killens Pond State Park, 5025 Killens Pond Rd, Felton, DE 19943, USA Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, February 12 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/12/2019 17:00 2/12/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 8:00 2/13/2019 10:00 America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 9:00 2/13/2019 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Bird Seed Valentines,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 10:00 2/13/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Bird Seed Valentines Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 2 p.m.

Nature Stories ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA- Nature Center

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 14:00 2/13/2019 15:30 America/New_York Nature Stories Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA- Nature Center Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 05:30 p.m.

Valentine Candles and Tea,   Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a night of good spirits and create a nature-themed candle for your loved one. Space is limited; registration required. Call 302-284-4299. $6 per person. .

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 17:30 2/13/2019 18:30 America/New_York Valentine Candles and Tea Enjoy a night of good spirits and create a nature-themed candle for your loved one. Space is limited; registration required. Call 302-284-4299. $6 per person. . Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 06:30 p.m.

The Inglorious History of Wilmington's Bavarian Brewery,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Combat the winter doldrums by joining us for an exciting presentation at the Blue Ball Barn. The brewery at Fifth and DuPont streets, known for much of its existence as the Bavarian brewery, had a sometimes scandalous and usually inglorious past. Join John Medkeff Jr., as he reveals the brewery’s unknown history. After the lecture, there will be a beer swap! Bring your favorite beer to swap with other participants. No registration required. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 18:30 2/13/2019 20:30 America/New_York The Inglorious History of Wilmington's Bavarian Brewery Combat the winter doldrums by joining us for an exciting presentation at the Blue Ball Barn. The brewery at Fifth and DuPont streets, known for much of its existence as the Bavarian brewery, had a sometimes scandalous and usually inglorious past. Join John Medkeff Jr., as he reveals the brewery’s unknown history. After the lecture, there will be a beer swap! Bring your favorite beer to swap with other participants. No registration required. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, February 13 at 7 p.m.

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 19:00 2/13/2019 20:30 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/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m.

Bellevue Hall Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Tour elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier. Find a “secret” passageway and an underground tunnel. Register by 4 p.m February 13. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/14/2019 10:00 2/14/2019 11:30 America/New_York Bellevue Hall Tour Tour elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier. Find a “secret” passageway and an underground tunnel. Register by 4 p.m February 13. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m.

Barnes Wood Winter Hike ,   Trap Pond State Park

Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes. Meet at the nature center and we will drive to Barnes Woods for a 45-minute hike. Total program time will be approximately 2 1/2 hours. Register by February 12th; call (302)875-5163. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/14/2019 10:00 2/14/2019 12:30 America/New_York Barnes Wood Winter Hike Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes. Meet at the nature center and we will drive to Barnes Woods for a 45-minute hike. Total program time will be approximately 2 1/2 hours. Register by February 12th; call (302)875-5163. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Friday, February 15 at 04:30 p.m.

Holts Landing Sunset Hike,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Explore the 1.7-mile trail with a park naturalist as it meanders through forest, marsh, meadow, and intertidal habitats. Finish the hike by watching the sun set over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required. $5 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Holts Landing State Park

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 16:30 2/15/2019 18:00 America/New_York Holts Landing Sunset Hike Explore the 1.7-mile trail with a park naturalist as it meanders through forest, marsh, meadow, and intertidal habitats. Finish the hike by watching the sun set over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required. $5 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Holts Landing State Park Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, February 15 at 06:30 p.m.

Hot Chocolate Hike: Park after Dark,   White Clay Creek State Park

Park After Dark: Hot Chocolate Hike Fridays, Januray18, February 15 6:30pm Join our naturalist for an early evening hike. We will provide hot chocolate to help keep you warm! Bring a travel mug with lid. Program meets at the Nature Center and hikes along the creek road trail. Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Register with payment by noon Friday and receive $1 discount per person. Call to register- 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 18:30 2/15/2019 19:30 America/New_York Hot Chocolate Hike: Park after Dark Park After Dark: Hot Chocolate Hike Fridays, Januray18, February 15 6:30pm Join our naturalist for an early evening hike. We will provide hot chocolate to help keep you warm! Bring a travel mug with lid. Program meets at the Nature Center and hikes along the creek road trail. Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Register with payment by noon Friday and receive $1 discount per person. Call to register- 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, February 15 at 7 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information or to register . Indian River Life-saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 19:00 2/15/2019 20:30 America/New_York Lantern Tour Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information or to register . Indian River Life-saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 9:00 2/16/2019 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 10 a.m.

Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches ,   Delaware Seashore State Park

There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life- Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 10:00 2/16/2019 11:30 America/New_York Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life- Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 11 a.m.

Hike Through History,   Auburn Valley State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 11:00 2/16/2019 11:45 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 Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 12 p.m.

Lunchtime Tales,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 12:00 2/16/2019 13:00 America/New_York Lunchtime Tales Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m.

Hike the 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 over the years and snap a photo from the very top. Pre-registration required. $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . North Inlet Day Area

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 13:00 2/16/2019 14:30 America/New_York Hike the 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 over the years and snap a photo from the very top. Pre-registration required. $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . North Inlet Day Area Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m.

Migrate, Hibernate, or Adapt,   Killens Pond State Park

Come to the Nature Center to discover what the parks animals do to survive in the cold and meet some of our resident reptiles. To register- or for additional information please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 13:00 2/16/2019 14:00 America/New_York Migrate, Hibernate, or Adapt Come to the Nature Center to discover what the parks animals do to survive in the cold and meet some of our resident reptiles. To register- or for additional information please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 3 p.m.

History Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Sunday, February 17 at 1 p.m.

Sunday S'mores Hike and Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Take advantage of the long weekend, bundle up, and join us on a hike near the pond followed by a cozy campfire and s’mores. Pre-registration required; call (302) 368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $5 per person/free for campers .

Add to Calendar 2/17/2019 13:00 2/17/2019 15:00 America/New_York Sunday S'mores Hike and Campfire Take advantage of the long weekend, bundle up, and join us on a hike near the pond followed by a cozy campfire and s’mores. Pre-registration required; call (302) 368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $5 per person/free for campers . Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, February 17 at 2 p.m.

Snow Tracks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/17/2019 14:00 2/17/2019 15:00 America/New_York Snow Tracks Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Monday, February 18 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 9:00 2/18/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 18 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: President's Day - Enrichment Engineers,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. President's Day - Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/.

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 9:00 2/18/2019 15:30 America/New_York Zoo Camp: President's Day - Enrichment Engineers Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Fee: Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. President's Day - Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, February 18 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 11:00 2/18/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, February 19 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/19/2019 17:00 2/19/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, February 19 at 6 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/19/2019 18:00 2/19/2019 19:00 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. Call for meeting location Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 20 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- Birds Eat Too!,   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. December 5: Animals in Winter December 19: Winter’s Green Trees January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too!<img src="javascript:void(0);"> <img src="javascript:void(0);">. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 9:30 2/20/2019 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- Birds Eat Too! Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. December 5: Animals in Winter December 19: Winter’s Green Trees January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too!<img src="javascript:void(0);"> <img src="javascript:void(0);">. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, February 20 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Bark! Bark! Bark! Looking at Trees,   Bellevue State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 10:00 2/20/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Bark! Bark! Bark! Looking at Trees Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 20 at 1 p.m.

Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: David English Trail,   White Clay Creek State Park

February 20 1 p.m. David English Trail Length: 2.4mi/approx. 2 hours. Terrain: steep hills, challenging. Meet at Park Office kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 13:00 2/20/2019 15:00 America/New_York Naturalist Led Trail Exploration: David English Trail February 20 1 p.m. David English Trail Length: 2.4mi/approx. 2 hours. Terrain: steep hills, challenging. Meet at Park Office kiosk. 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 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, February 21 at 7 p.m.

Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/21/2019 19:00 2/21/2019 20:30 America/New_York Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 8 a.m.

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

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

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

Saturday, February 23 at 09:30 a.m.

Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild,   Brandywine Zoo

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

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

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Winter Tree Hike,   Alapocas Run/Wilmington State Parks

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

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

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

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

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

Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m.

Cub Scout Workshop: Critter Care,   Brandywine Zoo

Critter CareSaturday, February 231:00 - 3:30 p.m.Bear CubsLearn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have. <a href="https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts">https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/scoutprograms/#boy_scouts</a>.

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

Saturday, February 23 at 3 p.m.

History Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

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

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

Monday, February 25 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

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

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

Monday, February 25 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

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

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

Monday, February 25 at 7 p.m.

Intro to Fly Fishing,   White Clay Creek State Park

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

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

Tuesday, February 26 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

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

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

Wednesday, February 27 at 10 a.m.

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

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

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

Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m.

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

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

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