Friday Jan 19 @ 5:00 PM
Family Movie Night
Gymboree Play & Music of Wilmington, Delaware – Join us for a family movie night in our play space. We will be showing Trolls by DreamWorks. Children are welcome to play, dance, sing, and make noise throughout the movie. Non-members may drop in to play $20 first child; $5 siblings See link to reserve spot.
Friday Jan 19 - Jan 20 @ 6:00 PM
Mind, Body & Spirit Festival 2018 at Cecil College
Golden Light Wellness Center – Golden Light Wellness Center will have a booth at this event held at Cecil College, MD and will have items from the gift shop to purchase including jewelry, mugs, wind chimes, handging crystals, skulls and much more. Learn about the services offered at the Golden Light. Please note there is an entrance fee which includes lunch.
Friday Jan 19 @ 6:30 PM
Middle School Nerf Wars
Brandywine Students – January 19, 6:30-8:30pm, $5, 6-8 grade, includes pizza! Bring your Nerf gun and be prepared to leave all the darts on the field of battle! Bring a Nerf gun (we have extras if you don't have one), but leave the darts at home - we have buckets of Nerf brand darts for students to use so no one is trying to find theirs at the end of the night! Bring eye protection if you have it (we will also provide). We'll play several different Nerf games, break for pizza, and then resume the war!
Friday Jan 19 @ 8:00 PM
SOLD OUT! WXPN Welcomes Tinsley Ellis to Arden Gild Hall
Arden Gild Hall – BLUES/ROCK GUITAR HERO Tinsley Ellis ROCKS THE ARDEN GILD HALL ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 - WXPN radio (with fan Jonny Meister spinning him on his weekly Blues Show) is a partner. "Feral blues guitar...non-stop gigging has sharpened his six-string to a razor’s edge...his eloquence dazzles...he achieves pyrotechnics that rival early Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton." –Rolling Stone Since his Alligator debut 30 years ago, Southern blues-rock guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis has become a bona fide worldwide guitar hero. He makes his triumphant return to Alligator Records with his powerful new album, Winning Hand. Armed with his signature molten licks, melodic riffs and rousing, intense solos, Ellis, as his legions of fans will attest, is among the blues world’s best-loved, hardest working and most well-travelled statesmen. He has performed in all 50 United States as well as in Canada, Western and Eastern Europe, Australia and South America, earning legions of fans with his guitar virtuosity, passionate vocals and memorable original songs. Ellis is also revered as a guitarist's guitarist, with famous friends including Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, Oliver Wood, Jonny Lang and members of Widespread Panic calling on him to sit in and jam. The Chicago Sun-Times says, “It’s hard to overstate the raw power of his music.” For additional info see www.tinsleyellis.com The Skyla Burrell Blues Band opens what it sure to be a houserockin’ party at the Arden Gild Hall
Friday Jan 19 @ 8:00 PM
Tinsley Ellis at Arden Gild Hall
Arden Gild Hall – "Feral blues guitar...non-stop gigging has sharpened his six-string to a razor’s edge...his eloquence dazzles...he achieves pyrotechnics that rival early Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton." –Rolling Stone Since his Alligator debut 30 years ago, Southern blues-rock guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis has become a bona fide worldwide guitar hero. He makes his triumphant return to Alligator Records with his powerful new album, Winning Hand. Armed with his signature molten licks, melodic riffs and rousing, intense solos, Ellis, as his legions of fans will attest, is among the blues world’s best-loved, hardest working and most well-travelled statesmen. He has performed in all 50 United States as well as in Canada, Western and Eastern Europe, Australia and South America, earning legions of fans with his guitar virtuosity, passionate vocals and memorable original songs. Ellis is also revered as a guitarist's guitarist, with famous friends including Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, Oliver Wood, Jonny Lang and members of Widespread Panic calling on him to sit in and jam. The Chicago Sun-Times says, “It’s hard to overstate the raw power of his music.” For additional info see www.tinsleyellis.com
Friday Jan 19 @ 9:00 PM
Cologne, Old Arrows, Statesmen, No Stranger
1984 – Statesmen: http:www.facebook.com/statesmenmusic Cologne: http:www.facebook.com/colognemusicpa Old Arrows: http:www.facebook.com/oldarrowsmusic No Stranger: http:www.facebook.com/nostrangermusic
Friday Jan 19 - Jan 20 @ 10:00 PM
Kristen and the Noise LIVE at Rooney's
Catherine Rooney's – Join Kristen and the Noise at Catherine Rooney's Wilmington on Friday, January 19 2 Parties-1 Building!!!! Kristen and the Noise & DJ J Ski 1616 Delaware Avenue Wilmington, Delaware 19806 www.catherinerooneys.com
Saturday Jan 20 - Mar 2 @ 9:00 AM
Longwood Gardens – Show-stopping color, breathtaking displays, and inspiring artistry await during Orchid Extravaganza. Come in from the cold and delight in the sights and scents inside our 4-acre Conservatory. From a towering 12-foot-tall archway made of Phalaenopsis orchids to giant orbs hanging from above, our iconic orchid curtain, and more than 200 Vanda hanging in our Silver Garden, beauty awaits at every turn. Our gardeners, designers, carpenters, and metal workers craft original displays each year to present orchids in unique ways. This year we introduce a new form: orchid-wrapped columns rising in stately elegance from the floor of Exhibition Hall. In March, blue flowers steal the show during our debut Winter Blues Festival. From blue-poppies to hydrangeas, it's a sight to behold.
Saturday Jan 20 @ 11:00 AM
BADV Saraswati Pujo 2018
Bengali Association of Delaware Valley - BADV – Dear all, You and your loved ones, are cordially invited to attend the celebration of Sri Sri Saraswati Pujo - hosted by Bengali Association of Delaware Valley (BADV). As we seek the divine blessings of Goddess Shri Saraswati on this day, we eagerly look forward to you and your family, celebrating this auspicious occasion with all of us. As always we aspire to make this event as enjoyable and memorable as before. Upon completion of the puja, an array of delectable Bengali cuisine delights will be served following the distribution of the traditional bhog. You will also be entertained by the adorable and highly talented children of our community, who will be performing a variety of program including dance, recitation, songs and drama. Please register by 14th January to avail the discount. Registration link: http://www.badv.us/prod/SaraswatiPujaRegistration
Saturday Jan 20 @ 11:00 AM
Natural Dyes Workshop
Brandywine Creek State Park – Discover the essence of natural dyes. Learn about the plants used by Native Americans to dye their clothes. Bring a handkerchief or small piece of material which you can dye. We provide the rest! Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. Call the nature center at (302) 655-5740. $10 material fee per person. This is the third of three workshops in our Winter Workshop series. Check out the others: Holiday Wreath Making (Dec. 9) https://www.facebook.com/events/131328984258391/ Gourd Bowl Making (Dec. 16) https://www.facebook.com/events/1665030386900595/
Saturday Jan 20 @ 11:30 AM
Serenity Yoga Studio – New to Meditation? Start the New Year off right with our Introduction to Meditation Workshop is the perfect way to begin (or reawaken) your meditation practice! In this workshop lead by Alyson Leinbach,we will start to explore the practice of meditation in an interactive and experiential way. The focus of the workshop will be on self-discovery through meditation itself, along with plenty of time for questions and clarification. What you will learn during the workshop: The purpose of meditation: what meditation is and what it is not A deeper understanding of the mind (& heart) and its different aspects How to cultivate a different relationship to your thoughts and emotions and come more into contact with your true self How to establish a daily meditation practice at home, including how to create a sacred space, the best time and how long to practice, & the framework of a practice Practical tips on how to integrate meditation into your everyday life Please bring a pillow or a meditation cushion and a journal.
Saturday Jan 20 @ 12:00 PM
Macro Vegetarian Demo
Swarthmore Co-op – Join us on Saturday, January 20th at noon for a demo with our Vendor of the Month! Macro Vegetarian will be here sampling some of their delicious products! See you then!
Saturday Jan 20 @ 7:00 PM
Winter Cardinals - Paint & Sip
Flickerwood Wine and Twisted Treats – Enjoy a fun night out at Flickerwood Wine Cellars! No experience required. We provide step by step instruction and all supplies. You enjoy 2 hours of a fun, social painting experience and leave with a lasting memory! Each participant will paint 2 glasses. Choose your glass size when you register. One glass of wine is included with your registration. Pre-registration is required for this event. Artist: Jane Henry
Saturday Jan 20 @ 7:00 PM
LGBTA Pride Bowling
Delaware Pride – LGBTA Pride Bowling BOWLING IS HELD THE 3RD SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH!! Held from 7pm – 9pm (must be on-time as 2 hours of bowling starts at 7pm SHARP) $14 Per Bowler (2 Hours of Bowling & FREE shoe rental). All skill levels from beginner to experienced are welcomed. You’re all encouraged to come and bring the whole family. Bumper lanes will be available for the youngsters and for those of us that aren’t the best bowlers. Event Held At: Bowlerama 3031 New Castle Avenue New Castle, DE 19720 http://www.bowlerama.us/
Saturday Jan 20 - Mar 17 @ 7:00 PM
Ghost Tour: Family
Rockwood Park & Museum – An introduction to paranormal investigation. Hear, see and perhaps experience the evidence. Hands-on use of ghost-hunting equipment. Registration required at https://tinyurl.com/yaku7qvb. Teens/Adults $25R/$30NR R=New Castle County Resident; NR=Non-Resident
Saturday Jan 20 @ 8:00 PM
VIP Night - Go Figure: The Randy Gardner Story
Delaware Theatre Company – Meet the stars of "Go Figure: The Randy Gardner Story!" Enjoy this heartfelt and hilarious show, then join us in the lobby for a champagne reception and meet-and-greet with Randy Gardner, Tai Babilonia, and Dorothy Hamill immediately following the performance. Tickets on sale now! ••• GO FIGURE: THE RANDY GARDNER STORY written & directed by Josh Ravetch performed by Randy Gardner with special appearances by Tai Babilonia & Dorothy Hamill "Go Figure" explores the 50 year career of World Champion Figure Skater Randy Gardner. With the help of his long-time skating partner Tai Babalonia and Olympic Gold Medalist Dorothy Hamill, Randy recalls tales of love, loss, injury and triumph, giving audiences an inside scoop on the world of Olympic Ice Skating. "Go Figure" is a special presentation, so be sure to buy tickets before your chance to see this show slips away! LIMITED ENGAGEMENT—2 WEEKS ONLY! January 17-28, 2018 ••• #GoFigure
Saturday Jan 20 - Mar 18 @ 9:00 PM
Ghost Tour: Paranormal Investigation
Rockwood Park & Museum – Visit the attic and basement of the mansion. An exploration of paranormal activity and in-depth study using advanced equipment. Tour is often accompanied by a psychic or medium. Must be able to traverse many stairs. Registration required at https://tinyurl.com/yaku7qvb. Online registration closes one week prior to event. Adults. Ages 12+. $50R/$55NR
Saturday Jan 20 - Jan 21 @ 10:00 PM
The Return of Crazy in Stereo
Catherine Rooney's – They're Back!!! CrAzY In Stereo LIVE Saturday, January 20 Catherine Rooney's Wilmington 2 Parties-1 Building at 10pm!!! CrAzY In Stereo DJ Andrew Hugh 1616 Delaware Avenue Wilmington, Delaware 19806 www.catherinerooneys.com
Saturday Jan 20 - Jan 21 @ 11:00 PM
Comfort Food Weekend at The CO-OP
Swarthmore Co-op – Join us for a winter weekend of comfort food featuring favorites like house-made soups, mac-n-cheese, and made-to-order gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches on Saturday. We’ll offer warm winter drinks, and promotions on comfort foods throughout the store. Plan on stopping by for a delicious break from winter on January 20-21!