Community Events & Programs

Contact Us

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


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  1. Tue Dec. 14 - Tue Feb. 8

    PORTFOLIO BUILDING: AGES 10-16 Eight 1.5-hour classes. Develop and prepare your p...
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  2. Tue Jan. 4 - Tue Jan. 25

    HOMESCHOOLING ART DAYS Four 1½-hour classes. Join us for our Homeschoolin...
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  3. Wed Jan. 12 - Wed Feb. 2

    BEGINNER’S WATERCOLOR Four 2-hour classes. Learn watercolor techniques a...
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  1. Sat Jan. 15 - Sat Mar. 5

    DRAWING AND PAINTING (AGES 10-17) Eight 1½-hour classes. Experiment with a variety o...
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  2. Sat Jan. 15 - Sat Mar. 5

    FUN WITH CLAY (AGES 6-9) Eight 1½-hour classes. Learn techniques and create...
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  3. Sat Jan. 15 - Sat Feb. 5

    INTRODUCTION TO MOVIEMAKING Four 3-hour classes. Actor and filmmaker Robert X....
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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.