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Apr
7
Thu
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Guest Bartending Fundraiser @ Bobbi Rhians
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Guest Bartending Fundraiser @ Bobbi Rhians | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

Benefiting LLS for the Blood Cancer Mission

Hosted by Sharon Clark (Blood Cancer Survivor & LLS Volunteer)

Come support your favorite guest bartender as we wipe out Blood Cancer

Guest Bartenders:

Waynna Dobson (Wilm. City Council At-Large Candidate & Co-Host of The Congo Hour)

Erin Hutt (Wilm. City Council Candidate)

Linwood Jackson (Host of Urban Compass, Comcast 28 & The Linwood Jackson Radio Show)

Kevin Kelley (Wilm. Mayoral Candidate)

Nancy Lopez (Nancy Lopez Media)

Matt Meyer (NCC Executive Candidate)

Gregory Lloyd Morris (The Morris Project)

Ciro Poppiti (DE Lt. Governor Candidate)

Hanifa Shabazz (Wilm. City Council President Candidate)

Leonard Young (Delawareblack.com)

GREETER:

Steven Washington (Wilm. Mayoral Candidate & Host of HBCU Delaware Talks)

Apr
24
Sun
Ride Out for The Unique @ Celebrations on Market
Apr 24 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Come out and join us for a day of celebrating with Unique Butterflies, performing will be the ChattaBoyz out of Philadelphia and we will be having our Unique Queens performing for you. WJBR will be Live!!!

Apr
29
Fri
HerStory Ensemble: Empowerment and Advocacy Award Benefit @ LAVISH
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HerStory Ensemble: Empowerment and Advocacy Award Benefit @ LAVISH | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

Join us for an evening of jazz performed by ” Saxophone Queen” Fostina Dixon and Winds of Change.  Fostina has been guest soloist with many greats including Abbey Lincoln, Roy Ayers, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, and Cab Calloway. This event will benefit women impacted by homelessness and will highlight the work of Veronika Scott and The Empowerment Plan, our award recipient.  The event will feature culinary creations by Chef Naimah Rutling of The LaRue Group. This promises to be an evening to remember.  Thank you in advance for your support.

Please call or email us at 302- 385-6230 or Herstorytotell@gmail.com. Payment can be made at www.paypal.me/herstoryensemble.

Tickets:   $25.00 per person –  $45.00 per couple – $200.00 – table of eight!! Food, Vendors, Cash Bar, and Prizes !!

May
7
Sat
Delaware Marathon Running Festival 5k to Benefit the 24th Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship 5k @ Tubman Garrett Park
May 7 @ 8:30 pm

Delaware Marathon Running Festival 5k
to Benefit the 24th Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship 5k
May 7, 2016 – Saturday – Wilmington, DE
Register Now

Race Time
7:30am- Registration opens
8:45am- Race start

Entry Info
Register online –
click here (Weekend races close online registration the Thursday before the race at noon)

http://www.races2run.com/events/dmrf-5k/

Register by mail –
Universal entry form (DMRF 5k, c/o Races2Run, PO Box 24, Montchanin, DE 19710). Make checks payable to Races2Run.

Entry fee- $25 pre-registration
(until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $30 after and day of event

(NEW) Location for AJTJSF
Delaware Marathon Running Festival
Tubman Garrett Park
Rosa Parks Drive
Wilmington, DE

Benefits
Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship Fund

Sponsors
City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation
Races2Run
Horizon Services

Course
Course map

https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.usatf.org%2Froutes%2Fview.asp%3FrID%3D572489&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AFQjCNEIHwq1goxCE16mHM23G3jC5P4gzQ

NOTICE:
No baby strollers are allowed in the run portion of this event.
You may WALK with strollers.
No dogs allowed due to insurance liability.
Bibs are non-transferable.
Please reference our policies page for more details.

Amenities
-Gender specific tee shirts
-Post race refreshments
–Part of the City of Wilmington’s Park & Recreation Summer Series

Awards
-Beautiful trophies for overall male/female
-Awards for top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over
-Awards to top 3 male/female walkers

Timing
NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System

Event sanctioned by USA Track & Field

Parking
Free

Directions
I 95 exit 6 Proceed to the MARYLAND Ave./Martin Luther King Blvd. Turn RIGHT onto M.L.K. Blvd. Stay in the RIGHT-MOST lane. From MLK BLVD, turn RIGHT onto S. ORANGE ST and left onto WATER STREET. The Riverfront Park is located on Water Street between Market and French Streets across from the Train Station.

ajtjscholarship@gmail.com ~ Delaware Marathon Running Festival 5k to Benefit the 24th Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship 5k May 7, 2016 – Saturday – Wilmington, DE Register Now Race Time 7:30am- Registration opens 8:45am- Race start Entry Info Register online – click here (Weekend races close online registration the Thursday before the race at noon) http://www.races2run.com/events/dmrf-5k/ Register by mail – Universal entry form (DMRF 5k, c/o Races2Run, PO Box 24, Montchanin, DE 19710). Make checks payable to Races2Run. Entry fee- $25 pre-registration (until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $30 after and day of event (NEW) Location for AJTJSF Delaware Marathon Running Festival Tubman Garrett Park Rosa Parks Drive Wilmington, DE Benefits Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship Fund Sponsors City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation Races2Run Horizon Services Course Course map http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=572489 NOTICE: No baby strollers are allowed in the run portion of this event. You may WALK with strollers. No dogs allowed due to insurance liability. Bibs are non-transferable. Please reference our policies page for more details. Amenities -Gender specific tee shirts -Post race refreshments –Part of the City of Wilmington’s Park & Recreation Summer Series Awards -Beautiful trophies for overall male/female -Awards for top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over -Awards to top 3 male/female walkers Timing NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System Event sanctioned by USA Track & Field Parking Free Directions I 95 exit 6 Proceed to the MARYLAND Ave./Martin Luther King Blvd. Turn RIGHT onto M.L.K. Blvd. Stay in the RIGHT-MOST lane. From MLK BLVD, turn RIGHT onto S. ORANGE ST and left onto WATER STREET. The Riverfront Park is located on Water Street between Market and French Streets across from the Train Station.”>

May
21
Sat
Markevic A. Johnson Scholarship Luncheon @ The Christiana Hilton
May 21 @ 12:00 pm
Markevic A. Johnson Scholarship Luncheon @ The Christiana Hilton | Newark | Delaware | United States

The Markevic A. Johnson Educational Fund was established in March of 1999 in memory of Keisha Marie Kidd.  Keisha was a graduate of Delaware State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  Keisha passed shortly after her son, Markevic was born. He is now fourteen years old.  She loved pursuing her education and clearly understood its value.

The annual Scholarship Luncheon is held to commemorate Keisha’s life as well as to generate contributions for a scholarship fund for Markevic and two other graduating seniors pursuing a college education to Delaware State University & Wilmington University in the fall of 2016.

We invite you to join us at this year’s Markevic A. Johnson Scholarship Luncheon.

Jun
2
Thu
Guest Bartending Event benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society @ Clarion Hotel
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
11
Sat
Social Action Poetry Slam @ Marion E. Profitt Training Center
Jun 11 @ 6:30 pm
Social Action Poetry Slam @ Marion E. Profitt Training Center | Odessa | Delaware | United States

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Middletown (DE) Alumnae Chapter will host its 2016 Poetry Slam event on Saturday, June 11th at 6:30 pm at the Marion T. Proffitt Training Center in Odessa, DE.   Through literary pieces, which will be shared by local poets, the program will bring attention to community concerns regarding the 2016 election.

Please consider supporting this event. It is free and all ages are welcomed and encouraged to attend. We hope to see you there!  I have attached the flyer for easier distribution.

For additional information and questions, please see the attached flyer or contact us at: info.dstmiddletownde@gmail.com.

Jun
23
Thu
Peace, Love & Poetry: Heart 2 Heart, Soul Opera Edition @ World Cafe LIve
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm
Peace, Love & Poetry: Heart 2 Heart, Soul Opera Edition @ World Cafe LIve | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

“A Soul Opera…telling stories of love & life through songs and poetry!”

Local and regional artist perform dramatic stories of love and life using a unique blend of poetry and songs backed by a live band and DJ. Hosted by SuiteFranchon. Featuring the Best Kept Soul Band.

Jul
4
Mon
The Artist’s Lounge – Open Mic Night at Bar XIII @ Bar XIII (13)
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Artist's Lounge - Open Mic Night at Bar XIII @ Bar XIII (13) | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

July 4th will be kicking off a new weekly Open Mic Night at Bar XIII (13) on Philadelphia Pike in Wilmington called The Artist’s Lounge. Tickets are $5 and the event is from 5pm to 10pm.

Jul
8
Fri
Love is Gangsta – Live performance #LOVEISGANGSTA @ Halftime Sports Bar & Music Venue
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm
Love is Gangsta - Live performance #LOVEISGANGSTA @ Halftime Sports Bar & Music Venue | Newark | Delaware | United States

“Love is Gangsta” is a live performance to portray the acts of beauty that love cultivates when expressed with vulnerability. Being as humans, when we love with our whole hearts, mind and soul we will go the distance to protect what’s essentially ours. As we bring this story to you through poetry, art and music you to will embrace the love from inside.

RSVP on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/507326696131894/

Can pay at the door as well $10

Sep
3
Sat
Midsummer Night with Resh @ Resh Salon & Spa
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm
Midsummer Night with Resh @ Resh Salon & Spa | New Castle | Delaware | United States

RESH Salon & Spa is celebrating their Grand Opening with an indoor and outdoor Open House on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at 7pm.  The event will include hors d’oeuvres, raffles, music, drinks, vendors & more!  There will also be a special presentation to Lieutenant Colonel Vaughn Bond, New Castle County’s highest ranking black officer ever!

RESH’s team of creative, multi-talented and fun loving stylists and skin care specialists have made the salon and spathe scene in Delaware.  What sets this place apart from the rest is their eco-luxurious, cool, laidback atmosphere while also being dead serious about promoting the values of damage-free hair and skincare through organic and eco-friendly concepts.

Please come out and help Sherell and Michael Flagg and their team celebrate on September 3rd!

Oct
29
Sat
1st Annual Monologue Slam @ ArtzScape
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm
Nov
4
Fri
THE 2016 LOUIS L. REDDING – Benefit & Awards Gala @ The Hotel du Pont's Gold Ballroom
Nov 4 @ 5:30 pm
The Delaware Barristers Association cordially invites you to attend and join us at our 5th annual celebration honoring the late Louis L. Redding and   distinguished members of the bar and local community for making important and lasting contributions to civil rights, the community and the law and advancing a society that fully appreciates, celebrates and recognizes diversity. A portion of the net proceeds from this program will be used to benefit the Louis L. Redding House, a non-profit museum and historical landmark located near downtown Wilmington, Delaware, and established to commemorate Mr. Redding’s legacy and his tremendous contributions to civil rights, the community and the law.
HONOREES:
Host: Lauren Wilson
Public Information Officer, Colonial School District
$75 per person
**Special Discounted Rate of $50 for Educators & Certain Non-Profit & Government Professionals –Please inquire to debarristers@gmail.com about eligibility**
Nov
19
Sat
National Association for Black Veterans Anniversary Dinner & Gala @ Kingswood Community Center
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
National Association for Black Veterans Anniversary Dinner & Gala @ Kingswood Community Center | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

The National Association for Black Veterans, Inc., Delaware Chapter 94 is pleased to host its 3rd Anniversary Dinner/Gala. Join honored veterans, officials, and guests for an evening to remember!

Program Agenda:

6:00 PM   Registration

  • Auction
  • Raffle

6:30 PM   Commencement

7:30 PM   Dinner

9:00 PM   Social Hour


1. Ticket Sales

  • $35 – Special Discount (Guest Speakers and Members only) Tickets on sale through October 31, 2016 with coupon code
  • $40 – Early Bird (Discount) Tickets on sale through October 31, 2016
  • $45 – At the Door (Full Price) Tickets on sale through November 19, 2016
Apr
8
Sat
Inspirational Storytelling and Spoken Word Festival @ The Art Studio
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Inspirational Storytelling and Spoken Word Festival @ The Art Studio | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

The Inspirational Storytelling and Spoken Word Festival is a new free event at the Art Studio on April 8. The Inspirational Storytelling and Spoken Word Festival will open with poetry by Delaware’s Poets Laureate, the Twin Poets, whose compassion and commitment for their words is only outdone by their work in the community. The Twin Poets are the first African Americans to hold the post for Delaware and the first twins, siblings and spoken word artist to share the state title of laureate nationally. Inspirational performances include featured Storyteller, musician and vocalist TAHIRA; Richard Raw, wordsmith and community activist will perform with his blend of soul, spoken word, funk and hip-hop; and Griots Wa Umoja, a Performing Cultural Arts Ensemble, will present their mix of storytelling, percussion and dance. In addition, young artists who have participated in a free 6-week workshop with TAHIRA will have the opportunity to perform. Doors open at 10:30, event begins at 11:30 a.m.

This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com

Apr
22
Sat
Delaware Juneteenth Association – Freedom Gala @ Simpson Banquet Hall
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Delaware Juneteenth Association - Freedom Gala @ Simpson Banquet Hall | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

On April 22, 2017 the Delaware Junteteenth Association (DEJA) will be hosting the First Annual Freedom Gala, benefiting the Delaware Junteenth Pageant Scholarship Fund. The Freedom Gala is a unique event that will create a celebratory atmosphere as we raise awareness of and express the importance Juneteenth. Please join us for a night of elegance, celebration and freedom. Dinner will be prepared by Award-winning Chef O’Shay Lolley. Entertainment will be provided by a live band.

We need your support to help continue to grow our efforts.Tickets are $50 per person and are available from January 20th until April 10th. Group discounts available.

Please visit http://delawarejuneteenth.org/ or contact 302-513-5863 for additional information!

See you there!!!

May
20
Sat
The “MOTHERLAND” Presents An Afternoon of Jazz and Spoken Word/Poetry @ Mother African Union Church
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The “MOTHERLAND” Presents An Afternoon of Jazz and Spoken Word/Poetry @ Mother African Union Church | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

Mother African Union Church, affectionately known as “The Motherland,” is proud to present an Afternoon of Jazz and Spoken Word/Poetry on Saturday, May 20th from 4 pm to 7 pm.  The event will be held at 812 N. Franklin St, Wilmington, tickets are $10.00 and available at the numbers listed in the contact information. The central theme for the afternoon will be Peace N’ Love …reflecting on loving each other, ourselves, our elders, respecting other cultures, peace at home & in the world…TOLERANCE. So if you’re looking for an enjoyable and entertaining Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go wrong with a ticket to Motherland’s An Afternoon of Jazz and Spoken Word event. The economical ticket price includes a light buffet and the very best in entertainment offering words of Peace N’ Love.

Featured artist will be Tony “Big Cat” Smith and Trio. Born and raised in Wilmington, DE, Smith is an elite Trumpet player and one of Wilmington’s beloved and popular musicians; he is a retired educator and lifelong musician in the Philadelphia / Tri-State area. He remains in constant demand with jazz bands and orchestras, and has performed as a featured artist with many other top notch jazz artists and popular groups such as the Temptations, the Dells, and Four Tops. A member of The Delaware Jazz Alliance, he has performed at the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, The Rehoboth Jazz Fest, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Cape May Jazz Fest, West Oak Lane Jazz and Arts Fest, and the DSU Passport To Jazz.  In February he electrified the audience at the “Motherland’s “Annual Black History Program, the “African Vibe Night.” Smith also co-authored along with Will Smith, SR. a novel entitled “The Waymor.”

The Featured Spoken Word Artist will be Philadelphia’s Lamont Dixon, aka Napalm Da Bomb. Dixon has been a prominent presence on the music/poetry/arts scene for many years.  As a poet-performer-teaching artist and mentor to young artists, Lamont demonstrates what he describes as “vibepoetics” : an eclectic mixing of multiple artistic genres to provide dramatic language arts education.  Napalm’s poetry has been published in many magazines and anthologies and he appears on various jazz CDs. Dixon served as co-executive producer for the Philadelphia’s segment of HBO’s Russell Simmons DEF Poetry Jam. Additionally, Napalm performs regularly with his band The Jazz Poetics.

The program will feature a birthday tribute to “Malcolm X,” whose birthday is May 19th. The tribute will include a video, music, dance, and poetry and will featuring “Napalm” and local artist.

Aspiring poets are encouraged to sign up (4-5 pm) for open MIC. The central theme for the evening is Peace N Love, all subject matter must be appropriate and no profanity will be allowed.

This event is a fundraising effort in order to support the site for the Ujima After-School program and this summer’s PSFLF CDF Freedom School which plans to house over 100 scholars free of charge.

Pumping Through Life Fashion Show @ ARTZSCAPE
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pumping Through Life Fashion Show @ ARTZSCAPE | Wilmington | Delaware | United States

Pryme Models, Chanelle S. Reynolds and #TeamKnockItOutTogether Presents:

“Pumping Through Life Fashion Show”

HOSTED BY: Jamila Mustafa, actress & host as seen on FOX, BET, ESPN, iHeart Media & More

MUSIC BY: DJ Fr8Train

All profited proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society on behalf of @ChanelleSReynolds and #TeamKnockItOutTogether (JayvonJames, Jasmine Lane, MissJone & Chanda Reynolds)

Date: May 20th

Time: Seating begins at 7:00pm

Location: ARTZSCAPE 205 N Market Street Wilmington, Delaware 19801 (Across from Al’s Sporting Goods)

Featuring:

ThriftMobb

JREE DESIREE

Joyride Denim

Colage Denim

Harana Brand Co.

Styles by Gregory J

And More!

Food & Drinks will be sold!

Limited Advanced Tickets $15, More at the door!

For questions please contact:

MissJone 302-293-7701

Chanelle S. Reynolds 302-438-4335

Tickets also available at: Babe Styling Studios (213 N Market Street Wilmington, De 19801)

DELAWARE’S HOTTEST TALENT IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY BEING SHOWCASED AT DELAWARE’S BIGGEST INDUSTRY EVENT OF 2017! SEE YOU THERE!

Jul
16
Sun
MUSIC.POETRY.ART @ ArtzScape
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

MUSIC.POETRY.ART – OPEN MIC FEATURING LAMAR HILL. $10 COVER. FOOD AND DRINK AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. DOORS OPEN AT 6PM. SHOW BEGINS AT 7PM SHARP!

Aug
5
Sat
The 40th Annual Sickle Cell Tennis Classic @ Rodney Street Courts and Rockford Park Courts in Wilmington, DE
Aug 5 – Aug 6 all-day

The 40th Annual Sickle Cell Tennis Classic, sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, In., Zeta Omega Chapter, and the Pearls of Hope Foundation, Inc., the 501 (C) (3) charitable arm of Zeta Omega, will take place the weekends of 8/5 & 8/6 and 8/12 and 8/13/17, at Rodney Street Courts and Rockford Park Courts in Wilmington, DE, starting at 8:00 AM.  Funds raised from the Tennis Classic will be donated to the A.I. Dupont Nemours Children’s Hospital Partnership for Children’s Health to benefit Sickle Cell Anemia research/programs.  To date, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Zeta Omega Chapter and Pearls of Hope, Inc., have donated over a quarter million dollars as a result of this tennis classic.  Everyone is invited to attend this exciting and fun event for the entire family, which supports a very worthwhile cause.  To register for the tournament, or for more information, log onto:  www.sctennistournament.org.

Sep
11
Mon
Canaan Baptist Church – James B. Manley Jr. Golf Tournament @ Deerfield Golf Course
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm