June 3rd – 10th: Black Arts Movement, Delaware Arts Advocacy Day and Rehoboth Concert Band Concert

From concerts and movies to special events for the whole family, there is always something to see and do in Delaware.  Here are some of our picks.   

New Castle County060316artsFamily fun-day block party!, June 4th

Help us celebrate all that we’ve accomplished with our ‘Keep the Arts Alive’ campaign & see the improvements we’ve made with the help pf our many generous community members! The event will run from 12:00 – 4:00 pm and we will have live music, artistic performers, art activities, food trucks, live painting, bounce houses and much more! Center for the Creative Arts, Yorklyn.

060316bartsRichard Raw Productions LLC Presents Black Arts Movement: Art, Social Activism, and Revolution, June 10th

In partnership with Richard Raw Productions LLC, this ground breaking symposium will feature a conversation with scholars, artists, and social activists. They will discuss the Black Arts Movement and the Delaware art scene. Participants will walk away with action-based ways to fuel a social renaissance in their community. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.

 

 Kent County

050216dpaMaximizing Ancestry.com, June 4th

Ancestry.com is one of the most popular and valued genealogical tools in the world. Understanding and maximizing its usefulness is essential in order to efficiently search and record your family’s history. Sydney F. Cruice Dixon, a professional genealogist, will share tips and search strategies to help you become a more effective family researcher and make sure you are getting the most of your Ancestry.com subscription. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

 060316daaFirst-Ever Delaware Arts Advocacy Day!, June 9th

DAA will be launching the first-ever Arts Advocacy Day in the Senate Hearing Room at Legislative Hall in Dover. The event is free and open to the public. Delaware Arts Advocacy Day will feature discussions on pertinent arts advocacy issues and provide information on arts advocacy. The program will feature live performances and displays of student artwork from Delaware’s public schools for Legislators and advocates visiting the inaugural event. Poetry Out Loud Winner Hannah Sturgis, will recite one of her poems to open the Senate Session on June 9th. Legislative Mall, Dover.

 

Sussex County

060316bandRehoboth Concert Band Concert, June 5th

The Rehoboth Concert Band will perform an energetic and entertaining outdoor concert in the garden between All Saints Episcopal Church and the church manse. All Saints Episcopal Church (Rehoboth Beach).

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