Check back often as our Delaware African American Events calendar is constantly updated with events occurring in and around the Delaware area. These events include Comedy Shows, Church events, Community Events, Parties, Fashion Shows, Fundraisers, Out-of-Town Trips and Getaways, Poetry & Spoken Word, Seminars & Workshops, Black Events and more!!!

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Jan
23
Tue
#MWULYP Join Week
Jan 23 – Jan 28 all-day
#MWULYP Join Week

Join us for our 2018 #JoinWeek Community Service Day – Wilmington & Dover Locations.

As Young Professionals it’s important that we support the people that reside in the communities we service. Our Join Week Community Service Day will allow us to get together and make a difference. Join us and help us serve the people in our community.

Visit MWULYPJOINWEEK.COM to RSVP and to learn more.

#TUESDAY – JAN 23RD (5-8pm) @ Wilmington Library
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General Body Meeting – YP Essentials! Workshop & Headshots Networking Event
* Speaker Dr. Juanita Foster – developing your Leadership Brand & Building Professional Relationships.
* Professional headshot taken for FREE! by URBOI PHOTOGRAPHY –www.urboi.com from 5pm to 6:15pm and are
first come first serve (so arrive early).

#THURSDAY – JAN 25TH (6-9:30pm) @ Chicky’s Pizza Pub
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YP Happy Hour and Karaoke sponsored by DelawareBlack.com
* Enjoy food & drinks while networking with other Young Professionals. Bring your singing voices and get ready to perform your best Beyonce and Jay – Z (or your favorite artist’s) covers in YP KARAOKE.
* Happy Hour will include: $4 ‘You Call It’ Cocktails/$5 Wings &
Beer Specials

#FRIDAY – JAN 26TH (7-10pm) @ Escape Room DE
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An Escape Room Experience – Hosted by LookUp Enterprise
* Enjoy a night of fun including: Music, Light Refreshments, Vendors and an Interactive Escape Room Experience.
* Tickets: $30
* Contact: Danielle @ 302-289- 6856 for ticket and vending options
* No Refunds
* More info at www.facebook.com/LookUpEnterprise or RSVP atwww.eventbrite.com/o/lookup-enterprise-llc- 15584077229

#SATURDAY – JAN 27TH (10-11:30am) @ Central YMCA
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Fitness Bootcamp
* Join us for a hard hitting workout!

#SUNDAY – JAN 28TH (4:30-7pm) @ Sunday Breakfast Mission
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* YP Day of Service – Wilmington (15 slots available)
Join us and help us serve the people in our community.

#SUNDAY – JAN 28TH (3-6pm) @ Michael Angelo’s Hair Designs
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* YP Day of Service – Dover (15 slots available)
Join us and help us serve the people in our community.
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Visit MWULYPJOINWEEK.COM to RSVP and to learn more. Have questions? Email Socials@MWULYP.com. We hope to see you!

Jan
24
Wed
Zip Code Wilmington Open House @ Zip Code Wilmington (The Mill in the Nemours Building 4th Floor)
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Zip Code Wilmington Open House @ Zip Code Wilmington (The Mill in the Nemours Building 4th Floor) | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

If you’re looking to get into the field of technology, start a fulfilling career, or learn a new skill that can take you places, now’s the time to get to know Zip Code!

We invite you to see what we’re all about. Learn about our 12-week coding program and take a tour of the new facility. Get information on technical training, job placement assistance, financial aid, and scholarships. There will also be an opportunity to meet and greet with instructors and alumni of the program.

Refreshments will be provided.

Jan
26
Fri
African Children’s Choir @ Bethel AME Church
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm
African Children's Choir @ Bethel AME Church | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

The FREE African Children’s Choir concert in partnership with Bethel AME Church, Wilmington (DE) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the Delaware African Caribbean Coalition will be held on Friday, Jan. 26th @ 7 PM.. Doors open at 6:30 PM

The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances.  The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites.  Concerts are free and open to all. Donations will be accepted at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.

Jan
27
Sat
East Side Wilmington – A Personal and Community History – DEAAHGS @ Blue Ball Barn
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A personal and community history of the East Side, Wilmington, by Florence Collins-Hardy.

Explore the rich Afro-American heritage of Wilmington.

Program Begins PROMPTLY at 10:45 am

The Well Experience @ VFW Post 2907
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Well Experience @ VFW Post 2907 | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

Well Woman Empowerment Association preparing for our 3rd year of success. We have planned another extraordinary “WELL” experience. So Meet us at the well on Saturday, January 27, 2017, 11:am-3pm, at the VFW Post 2907 located at 313 Brandywine Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19809. This years events will include an awesome mental health workshop with Dr. Melanie Styles of Albany, NY. You do not want to miss it!

This event is open to all – male and female! Pass it on!

#MadeHerselfABoss Workshop and Networking @ Electric Dance Studio
Jan 27 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

HOW SHE MADE HERSELF A BOSS is a workshop and networking event designed to take business newbies from the dreaming stage to the doing stage!

Meeting new people is great and getting empowered to follow your dreams is even better, but many are still left without the fundamental tools and knowledge to actually get starting in launching that product or service to consumers. That is where this workshop comes in! Not only is it jam-packed with information, but all attendees are guaranteed to be left with the resources to take home and get started immediately on their “GirlBoss” goals!

Dinner With Friends @ Sheraton Wilmington South
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dinner With Friends @ Sheraton Wilmington South | New Castle | Delaware | United States

Ever wanted to have dinner with your social media friends? Well we’re doing it on January 27th, 2018 hosted by Genesis Dorsey & her friends. We call it “Dinner with Friends”. Tons of food, games, and more. Celebrate 2018 with friends and leave with some new ones!

+ Includes Business & Career Mixer

+ Photographer On Site

+ Opportunities to network & meet new people

Open to men & women. Dress code: Business Casual

We can’t wait to see you here at the Sheraton Wilmington South!

Jan
28
Sun
NABFEME Presents “The Jammy’s” @ Celebrations on Market
Jan 28 @ 3:00 pm
NABFEME Women Who Jam presents “The Jammy’s” @ Celebrations on Market
Jan 28 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
NABFEME Women Who Jam presents “The Jammy’s” @ Celebrations on Market | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

NABFEME Women Who Jam presents “The Jammy’s”

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$10 General Admission

$15 At the Door

$20 VIP (Advanced Online Sales Only)

GET TICKETS

Feb
2
Fri
ArtzScape Presents the Art of Jimi McGlone @ ArtzScape
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ArtzScape Presents the Art of Jimi McGlone @ ArtzScape | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

Free Artist Reception includes lights refreshments, music and the Art of Master Carver Jimi McGlone.  Bring those favorite photos out to get a free estimate on having it carved in wood.

Feb
3
Sat
THE MEETING – February 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th (2018) @ ArtzScape
Feb 3 – Feb 17 all-day
THE MEETING - February 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th (2018) @ ArtzScape | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

THE MEETING by Jeff Stetson. Based on a fictitious conversation between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.  Adult tickets 25.00.  Youth tickets 10.00 at the door.  Contact Connie Drummond 302-433-6622 for groups

Celebrating Black Storytelling @ Walnut Street YMCA
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

You are invited to join us as we celebrate Black History Month with a special program Celebrating Black Storytelling. African American history and culture is told through spoken word, African dance and drums, modern dance performances and more. Featuring: TAHIRA, GaDangme Delaware, Women of ConsequencePieces of a Dream Dance Theater, YMCA Drumline and more. Program includes vendors, historical displays, refreshments to follow. All ages. FREE

Feb
7
Wed
Community Leaders Call To Action Forum @ United Way of Delaware
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
8
Thu
The Evolution of Negro Spirituals – Thomas Beard @ Hotchkiss Recital Hall Washington College
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

As part of its 2017-2018 Premier Artists lineup The Concert Series presents a performance by lyric-dramatic baritone, Thomas Beard, accompanied by Julia Morris-Myers and dancer Leandria Gilliam.

Lyric-Dramatic Baritone Thomas Beard is originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina. In 2003 Thomas became the first African-American male singer to be personally chosen by Maestro & Famous Tenor Placido Domingo to be a part of Washington National Opera’s Placido Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. working directly under the Maestro’s tutelage.

Mr. Beard has performed for numerous dignitaries, including U.S. Senators, Governors and Ambassadors in many concerts at Embassies and concert halls across the country. He was also invited to perform as special guest soloist by former First Lady Laura Bush at an invitation only event at the White House. For more information, go to his website

Feb
9
Fri
Comic Book Signing and Release Party @ ArtzScape
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Comic Book Signing and Release Party @ ArtzScape | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

Comic Book Signing and Release Party of “Daddy Long Legs and the Inch Worm.”  Enjoy a great night of family fun.  Come out and meeting the Artist 9 year old Bryce Bullock and the Characters.  Bring the whole family!  Light refreshments will be included.

Feb
10
Sat
Celebration of Love Live Music and Comedy @ P.S. Dupont Middle School
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm
Celebration of Love Live Music and Comedy @ P.S. Dupont Middle School | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

We at Entertainment by Candlelight LLC promise to deliver a memorable night of live music, comedy, and fun.

On tap will be Delaware’s Premiere live music Rhythm and Blues band Best Kept Soul. They will be performing a number of 90’s, 80’s and 70’s classic songs that will for sure have you tapping your feet, clapping your hands and singing aloud.

In addition to having live music you and your Committee to Love will be treated to a night of comedy. Hosted by the man of dozens of faces Mr. Tommy Too Smoov. Laugh so hard that you will have trouble breathing with classic comedy of Mr. Benny Feldman with his unique and hilarious outlook on life. Presenting a female’s prospective of life we have the incomparable and Miss. Chitta Chatta. Finally Local funny man and Native son Mr. Ty “Breakout” Jamison has also been added.

Don’t wait, buy your tickets early as well as come early, to check out all the small business owners and vendors that will be on site. They will be offering a number of services and products for your enjoyment. Ranging from great eats, photography, fun activities, and jewelry.

As committed couples, sometimes we get caught up the grind of life and lose sight of each other. This will be a chance to get out among other like minded people and make new connections and friends. We at Entertainment by Candlelight LLC look forward to servicing you for many years to come.

Feb
17
Sat
Diamonds and Pearls Cabaret @ Wild Quail Country Club
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm
Diamonds and Pearls Cabaret @ Wild Quail Country Club | Sandia Park | New Mexico | United States

Celebrate Valentine’s day with an evening of dancing. Door Prizes, and raffles plus a Photo Booth for selfies!Appetizers will be served. Attire is Chic & Classy.

Feb
22
Thu
H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club Celebration Day @ H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

HONORING ALL H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club Players

Date: FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Time: 6-9pm

All Staff/Coaches

All players who played in the shoot out.

RSVP *Before February 12, 2018

Food served/ T shirts Sold**

Feb
24
Sat
Black History Month – ‘A Local Community’ and ‘DNA’ – DEAAHGS @ Bear Library
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for two exciting speakers –

Syl Woolford
“The Iron Hill Genealogy Project”
Dena Chasten-Ellis
“A DNA Story”

Enjoy genealogy displays and educational discussions with experienced researchers.

Bring your research questions!

Program Begins PROMPTLY at 10:45 am

National Museum of African American History & Culture Bus Trip @ National Museum of African American History & Culture
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
National Museum of African American History & Culture Bus Trip @ National Museum of African American History & Culture | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Future Promises Foundation, Inc., is proud to host a Bus Trip to the National Museum of African American History in honor of Black History month.

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Departing from New Castle, DE at 10:30 AM
Returning at 8:30 PM
$49 Per Person
(includes Transportation to and from, Timed Entry Pass, Breakfast Muffins by ‘Desserts by Dana’ and beverage

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY: www.futurepromises.org/bustrip

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!

DESCRIPTION
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture.

Trip Includes:
*R/T Ground Transportation from New Castle, Delaware
*Timed Passes to NMAAHC
*Self Guided tour of Washington DC
*Boxed breakfast which may include Bagel, Muffin Yogurt provided by ‘Desserts by Dana’, Fruit, Beverage and Coffee
*Lunch / Dinner are not included with ticket price however there will be a stop on the way home or time provided between the tours.

We will be leaving the DC area around 6pm after Museum closes.
Bus to leave from Wilmington University, 320 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720 and will return to the same location. Children ages 10 and up are encouraged to attend.
ONLY 56 SEATS Available

Please note: Passes are timed, which means entrance to the museum will vary. There timed passes are scheduled for 1:45pm, 2:15pm and 2:30pm and will be distributed the day of the trip based on trip purchase reservation. The bus will arrive and depart in enough time so every passenger will have an opportunity to tour the museum.

SPONSORED IN PART BY:
WAWA
DESSERTS BY DANA

Mar
2
Fri
ArtzScape Presents the Art of Ken Segal @ ArtzScape
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ArtzScape Presents the Art of Ken Segal @ ArtzScape | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

The art of Ken Segal will be presented.  His show consists of black light paintings and sculptures.  Light refreshments will be served.

Mar
3
Sat
ROUND 2: Zumba® Fitness Masterclass with Janae and Rox! @ Rockin RobinZ Fitness Family
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Ticket link: https://janaeroxmc2.eventbrite.com/

We had so much fun last time that we’re coming back for ROUND 2!! Join ZES™ Janae Smith and ZIN™ Roxana Veliz for a 90 minute Zumba® Fitness Masterclass! Invite your friends, and let’s pack the house!!

Sat, March 3rd, 2018
4:00-5:30pm, doors open at 3:30pm

Rockin RobinZ Fitness Family
124 Jestan Boulevard
New Castle, DE 19720

Tickets are $10!
We CAN’T WAIT to see you there!

*No refunds*

Workers Night Out @ Clarion Hotel
Mar 3 @ 8:00 pm

After a decade off the grid, one of the most popular and well attended events to ever hit the Tri-State Area returns to wake up the social scene!

Known for its diverse blend of quality entertainment and mature upscale fun, Worker’s Night Out has been marinating in the lab for the perfect time to unleash its scrumptious full-course onslaught of fashion, culture, music, and entertainment.

Guests from Philly, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, DC, and Delaware take flight to flock to this bi-monthly event. Whether you are single, in a relationship, or married with kids, Worker’s Night Out brings out the Who’s Who of tastemakers from all walks of life to make this the ultimate networking playground.Worker’s Night Out is the one exclusive event that requires your finest inner and outer beauty. So, call all of your mature upscale friends, family members, and your hard working co-workers to meet you for a special night out at the Clarion Hotel in New Castle, DE – just minutes off the I-295 exit.

Groups, birthdays, office parties, and vendors are welcomed. Purchase your tables and tickets today. Food and drink specials will be available for purchase. Pre-ordered bottle service is also available.

Call (800) 479-1065 for more information.

For hotel rooms, call (302) 428-1000 and ask for the Worker’s Night Out discount.

Thank you in advance for your support! We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, March 3rd. Please share this event.

– Before & After Entertainmen

WNO back

Mar
30
Fri
Sight and Sounds Theatre Presents: Jesus Live on Stage
Mar 30 @ 1:30 pm

Sight and Sounds Theatres presents “Jesus: Live On Stage” on March 30, 2018. Attendees must be 13 or older. The all inclusive event gives audience members the show, dinner and transportation. 

Transportation will depart Dover at 1:30 pm (Big Lots parking lot) and Departs Smyrna 1:45 pm (Smyrna Rest Stop)

Return to same location in Smyrna approximately 11:15 PM & Dover 11:30 pm. 

Tickets can be purchased at www.tcoproductionsllc.com or by contacting: 

David Thomas (302) 423-2460

Deborah Adams (302) 535-5484

 

Apr
13
Fri
The Whispers – Live in Concert @ Dover Downs
Apr 13 @ 9:00 pm
The Whispers - Live in Concert @ Dover Downs

The Whispers, who have entertained audiences for more than 50 years with their R&B, disco, jazz and pop hits, will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, April 13 at 9 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 5 and can be purchased online at doverdowns.com or by contacting VIP Services at (800) 711-5882. Regular ticket prices range from $35-$55. New in 2018, a limited number of premium tickets are available for $105, which includes a seat in the first five rows from the stage and early admission to the Rollins Center.

To purchase tickets, or for more information on Dover Downs Hotel & Casino events visit doverdowns.com or call VIP services at 800-711-5882.

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