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Visit the Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek Dagsboro

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January 30-February 28: Horizon Riverfront Outdoor Ice Skating Rink  Wilmington

January 31: Gordons Pond Winter Hike  Lewes

February 4:  Walk and History -Wilmington

February 6: Birds of Bellevue Walk    Wilmington

February 14: Sweetheart Hike Hot Chocolate Hike  Newark

February 21: Discover Battery 519    Rehoboth

February 21: Delaware Breakwater Quarantine Station    Lewes

February 23: Intro to Fly  Fishing  Newark

February 27: Full Moon Friday Hot Chocolate Hike  Newark

February 28: Seals on the Beach  Rehoboth

March 4:  Walk and History -Wilmington

March 6: Full Moon Hike  Rehoboth

March 6: Birds of Bellevue Walk    Wilmington

March 7-8: Spring Opening of Brandywine Zoo  Wilmington

March 7: Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival  Rehoboth

March 7: Volunteer Trail Day - Lewes

March 8: Garden Walk “Snowdrops and Other Minor Bulbs”   Wilmington

March14: Bog Days of Winter - Lewes

March 21: Welcome Back Spring Hike   Lewes

March 21: Photo Beach Bash  Rehoboth

March 24: Spring Migration Bird Walk  Lewes

March ?: Red Clay Creek Cleanup  Hockessin

March ?: Bombay Hook Tour of the Refuge  Smyrna

March 27: Hoopes Reservoir Hike  Hockessin

March 28: An Introduction to the Night Sky    Wilmington

April 3: Birds of Bellevue Walk  Lewes

April 3: Bellevue Bunny Egg Hunt  Wilmington

April 4: Volunteer Trail Day - Lewes

April 3-4: Egg Hunt  Yorklyn

April 4: Full Moon Hike  Felton

April 10: Get Down in Town  Rehoboth

April 16-18: Lewes Tulip Festival  Lewes

April 9-12: CAMP Rehoboth Women’s Fest  Rehoboth

April 11: Seaside History Hike - Lewes

April 12: Beach Ride & Walk    Rehoboth

April 18: Christiana River Cleanup at Fox Point  Wilmington

April 18: Ocean to Bay Bike Tour  Bethany Beach

April 18: Great Delaware Kite Festival    Lewes

April 19: Cherry Blossom Run  Wilmington

April 21: Spring Migration Bird Walk    Rehoboth

April 23-26:  Delmarva Birding Weekend  Statewide

April 25: Bellevue State Park Grounds Tour  Wilmington

April 25: Route 9 Yardsale Crawl  Delaware City

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Visit one of Delaware's National Wildlife Refuges[back to top]
            Bombay Hook
            Prime Hook
            White Clay

Camp Outside
            New Castle County Sleep Under the Stars
            DE State Parks

Visit a park
First State National Monument
New Castle County Parks
DE State Parks

Attend an outdoor concert or play
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            State parks concerts
            Paw Paw Folk Festival
Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
            Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
            Delaware Shakespeare Festival
            Peoples' Festival
            Riverfront Blues Festival

            Summer in the Parks
            BBQ & Bluegrass

Take a ride on a ferry, water taxi, or the Kalmar Nyckel [back to top]
            Cape May Lewes Ferry
            Wilmington Water Taxi

           Friends of Woodland Ferry

Visit a garden or outdoor sculpture exhibit at one of Delaware's museums [back to top]
            Delaware Art Museum
            Brandywine Park

            Rockwood Museum & Park
            Mt. Cuba Center

Run or walk a race that is at least 5K [back to top]
            Trail Creek Outfitters Trail Run Series
            UPD Catherine Rooney's 5K
            Dogfish Dash
            St. Anthony's 5K
            Dewey Beach 10 Sisters Road Race Series
            Wilmington Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
            Sprint Triathlon at St. Andrew's
            B+ 5K Fighting Childhood Cancer
            Nun Run 5K
            Fish Hawk Challenge Adventure Race
More 5K's

Attend an outdoor community festival
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            Green Day Festival
            Greek Festival
Italian Festival
            Fringe Festival
Rockwood Ice Cream Festival
Wyoming Peach Festival
Big Thursday
Middletown Peach Festival
August Quarterly
Arden Fair
Brandywine Arts Festival
            Faerie Fest at Rockwood Park
Boast the Coast Maritime Festival and Lighted Boat Parade
Delaware Nature Society Harvest Moon Festival
Sea Witch Festival
            Punkin Chunkin Festival
            Family Fun Festival
Coast Day

Participate in a cleanup of a park, byway, river, or beachh
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             Claymont Community Coalition Green Day
             Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation
             DE State Parks Trail Maintenance
             Monthly Trails Day
             Friends of Killens Pond
             Friends of White Clay Creek State Park
             DE Coastal Cleanup

             Brandywine Creek Clean Up with United By Blue

Buy produce from a local farm stand
              Historic Penn Farm
              Wilmington Farmers Market at Cool Spring Park
              Dawn's Country Market
              Filasky's Produce
Marini's Produce
              Carousel Park
              Glasgow Park
Complete List of Farmer's Markets

Join a sports club/organizationn
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              Delaware Sports League
              Delaware Running Club
              Wilmington Trail Club
              New Castle County Sports Leagues

 First State Sports Club
 Wilmington Rowing Association
 Trail Spinners
 White Clay Bike
 Newport Rowing
 Wilmington Rugby Football Club

Join a geocaching or birding organizationn [back to top]
             Delaware Geocaching Society
             Geocaching in DE State Parks
             Delaware Birding Trail
             Birding in DE State Parks

             Delmarva Ornithological Society
             Earn a geocaching coin

Join a community supported agriculture programm
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              CSA Program at the Food Bank of Delawaree
Highland Orchards Farm Market
Fifer Orchards
SIW Vegetables
T.S. Smith and Sons
              William Penn High Scholl
 Coverdale Farm
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