Free summer concerts begin May 27 in Milton Memorial Park
Cape Henlopen High School Jazz Band is set to start the Milton Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 27. These young jazz musicians from the Cape Region are sponsored by Lester, Wiswell and Company and The Mercantile at Milton. Free concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings in June, July and August in Milton Memorial Park in downtown Milton. Audience members are encouraged to bring chairs, beach towels, or blankets. Dance, sing along, applaud loudly and take a peek at the newly painted water tower on Chandler Street. For more information, call Milton Town Hall at 302-684-4110.
Sign up for new Mispillion Art League classes
The Mispillion Art League has added two classes to its June 2015 schedule. Sign up for Beginning Pastels with Cathy Walls from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17 and July 1. Learn the best approach to painting with pastels in a relaxed atmosphere. No experience necessary. Fee includes all supplies: $70 members, $90 nonmembers.
Mix-It-Up with Watercolor with Kelly Sverduk is from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays, June 9, 16, 23 and 30. This class focuses on color basics using just red, blue and yellow to create any color needed. Lot of hands-on practice, all supplies included; cost is $50 for members, $60 for nonmembers.
To register for either class, or for more information, call 302-430-7646 or drop by MAL at 5 N. Walnut St., Milford.
Mispillion Art League announces fundraiser
The Mispillion Art League will host its upcoming fundraiser, 6X6, from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 6. The event will also serve as the opening reception for the June and July exhibit, Hot Art.
Anyone who wishes to participate may pick up a gallery wrapped canvas at the art league and create an original work on the canvas. All art media and genres are accepted. Artists are asked to bring their donations to the art league no later than Monday, June 1. Donated artwork will be eligible for the June 6 silent auction. All proceeds benefit Mispillion Art League programs. For more information call 302-430-7646 or go to mispillionarts.org.
Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show set June 6
The 11th annual Seaside Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 6, in downtown Bethany Beach. Sponsored by the Cultural and Historical Affairs Committee, this juried fine crafts show will feature over 100 fine crafters along the boardwalk, bandstand area, Garfield Parkway and Parkwood Street. Shoppers can purchase jewelry, pottery, home décor, photographs and more. Island Fusion will play Buffett songs and traditional island tunes with a real steel drum from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no rain date. For more information, visit www.townofbethanybeach.com.
Rehoboth to host restaurant week June 7 to 12
For six days, diners can enjoy delicious three-course prix fixe meals for $25, $35 or $45 at participating restaurants in downtown Rehoboth Beach, the culinary destination of Delaware. Sunday to Friday, June 7 to 12 is the perfect time for diners to expand their palates and try innovative foods at reduced prices. This is a great dining opportunity as Rehoboth Beach continues to gain regional and national notoriety for its inventive chefs and menus. Visit www.downtownrb.com for details or call 302-227-2772.
Mispillion Art League announces two summer kids’ camps
Exploring Arts Day Camp is a fun way to explore art. Each day brings a new creative experience for ages 7-12. Camp dates are June 12, 18, or 24; July 10, 17, or 24; Aug. 6, 13, or 20. All sessions are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Supplies are included; bring a bagged lunch. Cost is $55 for members, $65 for nonmembers for each one-day session. Registration is required.
Kids Exhibition Art Camp, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Mondays, Aug. 3, 10, 17 and 31, provides students ages 7-12 the experience of creating art work, preparing the work for exhibit, and setting up the exhibit. The children will hold their own art exhibit for the public, family and friends from 6 to 7 p.m., Aug. 31. Supplies are included. Registration is required. Cost for members is $125 and $150 for nonmembers for this five-day camp.
Scholarships and financial aid are available.
For more information contact Edie Krauss at 302-540-5087 or the Mispillion Art League at 302-430-7646 or 5 N. Walnut St., Milford.
Elvis and the Memphis Mafia to perform June 14 in Georgetown
The Grand Chapter of the Delaware Order of the Eastern Star presents Elvis, starring Bob Lougheed, and the Memphis Mafia, with entertainer Top Pizzi as emcee, from 4 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 14, at the Georgetown Cheer Center, to benefit Delaware children with special needs. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Included in the price of the ticket is a silver Trollbeads bracelet valued at $73 provided by Blooming Boutique of Lewes and the menu by Lighthouse Catering. Ticket price for children 3 to 12 is $10. A cash bar will be available. The Cheer center is at 20520 Sand Hill Road, just off Route 9 east of Georgetown. For tickets, call PJ at 302-945-6634.
Delta Sigma Theta sorority to celebrate Juneteenth June 20 in Milton
Delta Sigma Theta's Sussex County Alumnae Chapter will celebrate Juneteenth 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 20, at Milton Memorial Park on Chandler Street in Milton. The free event will have food, music, a spelling bee, face painting, games, health screenings, voter registration, performances by gospel groups, local artists, liturgical dancers and more. An essay contest is set for middle school students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades to write 150 words titled "Let Me Tell You About Juneteenth." All participants receive prizes, with special recognition for the top three essays. For more information, call 302-382-3835.
Table tennis offered Sundays and Wednesdays in Milford
Southern Delaware Table Tennis Club announces table tennis will be played twice a week from 7 to 10 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays at the Milford Community Center. Cost is $4 for the night, and the public is welcome. Southern Delaware Table Tennis Club is an official USATT sanctioned club with 10 tournament tables. The club just opened, and organizers are looking for new players to come and have fun. All levels of play are welcome from novice to expert. The Milford Community Center is at 105 NE Front St. in Milford. For more information call Darryl Boyer at 302-745-2556, Mike Brittingham at 302-258-6792 or Steve Buckles at 302-423-5926.