Families will love this afternoon of crafts and activities. Visitors taste gingerbread, make a Victorian Valentine using the “scrap” method, write Valentine verses with a quill pen, and design a candy bar wrapper. A special exhibit featuring antique Valentine cards and candy packaging will be on display. Activities are included in regular admission. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Hagley Museum and Library, February 12th, 12 P.M.
Sit down with Stuffee, the 7-foot, huggable doll with the great, big heart! Find out about your circulatory system, check your pulse after some fun exercise activities that raise your heart rate, and explore the health exhibits in “The Power of Me.” Delaware Children’s Museum, February 13th, 14th, and 15th, 11 A.M.
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra, the Delaware State University Chorus and the Wesley College Chorus will join together to bring one unforgettable evening of music and song to the Schwartz Center stage. In celebration of Black History Month the program will focus on pieces either composed by or for the African American community, dating back to the seventeen and eighteen hundreds to present. Schwartz Center for the Arts, February 17th, 7 P.M.
The New Faces of Shakespeare, a reading group from Possum Point Players, is pleased to present scenes from three of the Bard’s plays: 1) “Much Ado About Nothing”, a comedy; 2) “Romeo and Juliet”, a tragedy and 3) “Pyramus and Thesbe” a comic dramatization arranged from “A Midsummer’s Night Dream.” The cast of eight actors will be performing these scenes as staged readings with modified costumes. Georgetown Public Library, February 16th, 6:30 P.M.