Community Events & Programs

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Jane Rattenni
Manager

James H. Gilliam Building
77 Read's Way
New Castle, DE 19720

302-395-5613

Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Holiday Closures)

New Castle County Special Events are opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to interact and come together as a community to enjoy one of the County’s parks. The events serve to build trust and a sense of belonging to the community and thus improve our quality of life.

For weather related updates or cancellation information call the Special Event Hotline 302-395-5659


September 2020

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  1. Sun Sep. 27

    Drawing and Nature Walk in Rockwood Park Bring any sized sketch pad and pencil for an enjoy...
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  2. Sun Sep. 27

    Drawing and Nature Walk in Rockwood Park Bring any sized sketch pad and pencil for an enjoy...
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  3. Sun Sep. 27

    Rockwood Museum Apothecary Garden Tour Learn about an apothecary garden (also known as a ...
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  1. Mon Sep. 28

    Strike a Balance Group fitness class combining strength training us...
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  2. Tue Sep. 29

    Early Bird Gets the Burn Full-body strength training is combined with perio...
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  3. Tue Sep. 29

    Tai Chi with Winston, Virtual Senior Program with Absalom Jones Senior Center Winston Gacutan guides you through this ancient fo...
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Severe Weather

In the event of high severity weather conditions, event attendees and participants will be advised by announcement from the event organizers to “shut down.” If there is not time for an orderly evacuation, event attendees will be advised to shelter in place in buses, automobiles, or park pavilions or structures as may be appropriate for the expected conditions.