Delaware Teen Idol finals Aug. 1 at DuPont Theatre
The 2014 finals for Delaware Teen Idol will take place Friday, Aug. 1, at the DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington. Sponsored by the Mayor's Office of the City of Wilmington and hosted by AIDS Delaware, the event showcases 21 talented young men and women from throughout the state who will be rapping, singing and performing spoken word on topics such as violence prevention, teen pregnancy, mental health, substance abuse prevention, AIDS and other topics of critical importance.
Frank Hawkins, director of education and outreach for AIDS Delaware, said, “Delaware Teen Idol allows us the opportunity to look at what’s right with our youth. Besides being a fun competition among the young adults, the goal of this project is to provide education about various topics and encourage the practice of safe behaviors.”
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling AIDS Delaware at 302-652-6776.
Aug. 1 deadline for participation in Georgetown Art Crawl
The 2014 Historic Georgetown Art Crawl will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, in downtown Georgetown. This is a rain or shine juried art event and will feature artists and artisans, and area art leagues and art guilds from throughout the region.
Those interested in participating in this arts program will find the 2014 Georgetown Art Crawl application with this year’s Rules & Regulations at https://www.georgetowncoc.com/event/community-events/historic-georgetown-art-crawl. The deadline for application to this event is Friday, Aug. 1.
A small fee will be charged for individual 10-by-10-foot artists’ vendor space, but arts organizations distributing general information can set up free. The Art Crawl will be held in conjunction with the Annual Farmer & Foodie Festival on The Circle. Proceeds from the Georgetown Art Crawl will benefit local arts programming and arts education.
Contact the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce at 302-856-1544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
A Night with Elvis Aug. 2 at Milford Blue Hen VFW
The Milford Blue Hen VFW Post 6483 will host A Night with Elvis featuring Bob Lougheed and His Light Show from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 2. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at the Milford VFW anytime after noon or the night of show. Weather permitting, this will be an outdoor, lakeside event with food and beverages available at the Tiki Hut. All proceeds benefit the Milford Blue Hen VFW Post's various veteran and community charitable programs. For more information, contact the Milford VFW at 302-422-4412 anytime after noon.
Ocean View CHEER Center to host painting event Aug. 12
The CHEER Coastal Leisure Center invites the public to attend its Art, Wine, Smile! event from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12. Attendees can bring friends and enjoy a fun, stress-free evening of painting. CHEER will supply wine and snacks, all art materials and an artist to guide participants. This event is open to anyone age 50 and better. Call Yolanda at 302-539-2671 to reserve a spot. Cost is $45 for CHEER members, $55 for nonmembers. No prior experience is necessary. The center is at 30637 Cedar Neck Road in Ocean View in the Cedar Bay development.