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This Week’s Buzz: May 30th – June 5th

May Madness

Sportsy types might think of March as Madness season, but moms know that it’s May. Someone (I wish I could remember who) said that May is the new December and IT’S SO TRUE. Teacher gifts, bus driver gifts (grateful to the neighbor who is picking up that gift card), communions, pool dues, snack bar money, coaches gifts, hiring the summer sitter, camp fees. We are bleeding money and have no time. Schools are squeezing in all the field trips, field days, fun days, Definitely feels like December. The difference? May becomes June … and those long and lazy summer days are almost here. You can waive the every-other-night shower cycle if they are frequently swimming in chlorine; you can consider salsa and guacamole a fresh vegetable, and you can sit back and pretend to read your book while they are swimming nearby. Grilling at the pool means…

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Buzz This Week
Monday, May 30th

  • 10am-5pm Free Admission for Military Veterens at Hagley 
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  • 10am Memorial Day Parade in Kennett Square
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  • 10am-3pm DE Children’s Museum Open Today!
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Tuesday, May 31st

  • Family Day at the Devon Horse Show
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  • 9am Green By Nature: The Very Hungry Caterpillar at Coverdale Farm
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  • 10am & 10:45am Family Storytime at Longwood Gardens
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  • 10 am Free infant class for caregivers and babies six means under. Connect with other new parents and learn songs, games and tummy time techniques to help aid your infant’s development.
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Wednesday, June 1st

Thursday, June 2nd

Friday, June 3rd

  • First Friday in downtown West Chester
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  • 10:30am Glories of Stories at the DE Art Museum
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  • 5-8pm $5 Fridays at the DE Children’s Museum
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Saturday, June 4th

Sunday, June 5th

  • Steamin’ Day Birthday Bash at Auburn Heights
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  • 10am-12pm Playground Party! at Albert Einstein Academy FREE
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  • 11am-2pm PNC ARTS ALIVE FIRST SUNDAYS FOR FAMILIES at the Brandywine River Museum
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  • 11am-5pm Super Sunday in downtown West Chester
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  • Children’s Day and Plant Sale at the Devon Horse Show
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  • 6:30pm Summer Concert Series: Diamond State Concert Band at Bellevue State Park
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Save the Date
  • June 7-11th – Wilmington Greek Festival
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  • June 10th Parents’ Night Off Science Camp at the DMNH, registration
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  • June 10th Parent’s Night Out: Geocaching at the DEEC in Wilmington
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  • June 11th – Farm to Food Truck at Coverdale Farm Preserve, reserve tickets
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  • June 11th – Separation Day Celebration in Old New Castle with First Annual Colonial BBQ Competition
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  • June 12-19 St. Anthony’s Italian Festival in Wilmington
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  • June 18th-26th Day Out with Thomas at the Strasburg Railroad
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  • June 25th – Delaware’s First Taco Festival!
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  • June 25th & 26th New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood
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The Best Sunscreen Is A Shirt and Hat But…

Every year The Environmental Working Group (EWG) does a analysis of the safety and effectiveness of over 1000 sunscreen products. The 2016 guide just came out. Here are some highlights including the safest and most effective sunscreens, chemicals to avoid, the sunscreen hall of shame, and helping your children get enough vitamin D. Most importantly, remember that the best sunscreen is a long sleeve shirt and a hat. There is no perfect sunscreen and it is better to avoid the sun or block it with clothing and shade than to use sunscreen. But when you do need sunscreen, some sunscreens WORK BETTER and are SAFER than others. Unfortunately the price tag is usually higher. But this is one of those cases that if possible, a few extra dollars is … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Buzz: May 2nd – May 8th

Then and Now It was turquoise, strapless, with a dropped waist and a sweetheart neckline. I had a small clutch with an optional chain and shoes, dyed to match. DYED TO MATCH. He wore a Formal Affairs tux with the turquoise bow tie and cummerbund. My … [Read More...]