Cape Gazette

Entertainment Briefs

Apr 15, 2014

Milton library to host line dance presentation April 17

Presented by Nancy Muller of the Delaware Humanities Forum, Line Up! will take place at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17.  This presentation will teach line dancing beginning with folk dance, move to the American phenomenon of country line dance, and today’s forms of line dance that range from soul to rock.This program is free to the public.

The Milton Public Library is at 121 Union St., phone 302-684-8856. For accessibility and/or more information, ask for Mary Catherine Hopkins, director. For directions, go to and click on Hours & Directions.

Alley-Oop Egg Scoop April 19 on New Orleans Street beach

The Sixth Annual Alley-Oop Egg Scoop will take place Saturday, April 19, on New Orleans Street beach in Dewey. Three separate egg hunts are planned, according to age group: age 5 and under at 10 a.m., ages 6 to 8 at 11 a.m., and ages 9 to 11 at noon.

Bring a basket or bag for eggs and arrive 15 to 30 minutes early to allow for parking and check-in.

Register online at

Cost is $3 for online registration until April 18, or $4 on the beach the day of the event. Visit for more details.

20th annual Fun Fly set for April 19 in Rehoboth

Rehoboth Toy & Kite will host the 20th annual Fun Fly starting at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 19, at 1 Virginia Ave. at the Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. The Easter Bunny will be on hand, and there will be food and refreshments, with an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Beach games with prizes will take place at 1 p.m., and there will be a kite-making activity. For more information, call 302-227-6996.

Milford's Bug & Bud Festival April 26

Downtown Milford Inc. and the City of Milford Parks and Recreation Department invite the community to join the fun at the 11th Annual Bug & Bud Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 26, along Walnut Street and the Mispillion Riverwalk in Milford.

Festival highlights are the traditional Ladybug and Tree costumed parade; diverse local entertainment throughout the day; 100-plus arts & crafts vendors; a Kid’s Korner; a children’s art show; and green-themed, nature-related, hands-on activities including seedling tree giveaways.  Popular attractions include ladybug-decorated paddle boat rides, multiple children’s games, a Chalk Art Contest and more. The popular event will occur rain or shine.

For more information, contact the Downtown Milford Inc. office at 302-839-1180 or visit and follow the festival links.

Get in Gear Family Bike Rally May 3

The Trap Pond Partners' 11th annual Get in Gear Family Bike Rally will be held Saturday, May 3, at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel. Registration and Bike Rodeo begin at 9 a.m. with the official kickoff at 10:30 a.m. at the Bald Cypress Nature Center. This is truly a family event with a minimal charge of $7 per person or $27 per family. Each rider will receive a complimentary event T-shirt and raffle ticket for many fabulous prizes. For more information, visit or call Betty Grossman at 302-875-5088.

Call for artists for 2014 Plein Air on The Circle June 14

The Upper Crust, 7 East Market St., Georgetown, is sponsoring a 2014 Plein Air on The Circle in historic Georgetown. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 14, with a $10 fee for registration, which starts at 7 a.m. at The Upper Crust. Proceeds will benefit Kody’s Kids Inc. Visit for more information about this charity. Those who are interested in participating can find information at Plein air artists participating in the event will be invited to exhibit their work from the event for a show at The Upper Crust from July 8 to Aug. 2 with an evening wine and cheese reception.




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