First for Friday, April 18, 2014

Landscape of the Mind

We start our Experience tour with George Martz. He spent 20 years as an art teacher at the Tower Hill School. He’s retired now, and he loves to paint. He also has Parkinson’s disease, but he won’t let stop his love of painting.

Old School Craft

Our next feature introduces us to Rick Shuman. He’s a woodworker who uses all handmade tools. Wait till you see what he can accomplish with a long stick, a rope, and his creativity.

Painting Memories

Rosemary Connelly loves to paint. She passes along that love by teaching others to paint their own experiences through a concept called watercolor journaling. This Experience takes us to the Mispillion Art League in Milford. It’s where people of all skill levels learn to use art to make their own memories for years to come.

Magical Lights

Visitors who stroll among the flowers and trees at Longwood Gardens are sharing in the legacy of Pierre S. du Pont. We love this next piece showcasing a first of its kind exhibit called “Light: Installations by Bruce Monro.” You’re going to see Longwood Gardens in a whole new light.

First Person: Dover Days

First Person this week is all about Dover Days, which is coming up in a couple of weeks. We get the scoop on the festival from Lorraine Dion of the Kent County Tourism Office.

Mispillion Walkway

Next Saturday is the 11th Bud and Bug Festival in Milford where thousands of people will flock for the event. We take you on a tour along the Mispillian in our Next First Experience.

The Bark Park

While the Mispillion Riverwalk offers the best for people and their pets, those pets must be on a leash. If you want your dog to run free, check out the Glasgow Bark Park. It’s a furry Experience.

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