Monday, December 21, 2015

Upcoming Events this Week

December 21 Maker Monday at Middletown Free Library Adults STE(A)M Lab.

Learn about circuits by creating a Light Up Holiday Card! Must have basic computer skills and an email address. Contact Laura at mireference@delcolibraries.org to see if there are any available spots left for the class.

December 22 and 23 (Tuesday and Wednesday in December) Twilight Tours of the first Dupont home of Éleuthère Irénée du Pont. Tours are on the half-hour beginning at 4:30, with the last tour leaving the Visitor Center at 8 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. A limited number of tickets will be sold for each tour. Admission is free for members and $10 for guests.


December 23 Holiday Carriage Rides in Downtown Media. Sponsors: Media Business Authority, Take a carriage ride through the streets of downtown Media this holiday season. The carriage start in front of the Delaware County Courthouse and run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10.
December 24 Christmas Eve

December 25 Christmas Day The first Full Moon on Christmas in 38 Years. I failed to appreciate the last one.  I plan on celebrating on this one. Happy Christmas!

December 25 Washington crossing the Delaware noon to 3 p.m. on December 25 (actual crossing at 1 p.m.). The Christmas Day crossing is free and contingent on the weather.

December 26 Colonial Ball  An evening of 18th century merriment at the ever popular Colonial Ball! 7 p.m.-10 p.m. The ball will take place at Historic Trenton Masonic Temple 100 Barrack Street in Trenton, N.J. Advanced tickets are $17.76. Tickets purchased at the door $20.  
 
December 27 Battles of Trenton Reenactment 11:30 a.m on Broad Street from the Battle Momument to Mill Hill Park 3 p.m. at Mill Hill Park.

 

December 26 and 27 Kwanzaa Celebration at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 5.p.m. 

Now through June 2016 Hello Dollies of the 20th Century" exhibit at the Delaware County Historical SocietyMuseum and Research Library located at 408 Avenue of the States, Chester, PA 19013 Hours:Wednesdays and Fridays: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. , Thursdays: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. ,Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Explore the history of the 20th century through the eyes of the dolls available at Delaware County Historical Society's new FREE ADMISSION exhibit. As iconic past times, dolls have been cherished from generation to generation and accumulated each a story of their own. Our dolls range from the early 1920's to the modern era. 

 

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