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This Week’s Buzz: August 15th – August 21st

Survivor 

We’ve almost survived. Emails are coming in from PTOs, teacher assignments are being distributed, and back to school haircuts are on the horizon. We.Are.Almost.There.

Except, uh-oh. Because I had a whole list of stuff we were planning to do this summer that somehow still has not happened: not a single worksheet, no penmanship practiced, no math skills honed. We’ve read some books but got lazy with the library summer reading program. My kids are the poster children for the Summer Slide.

One more week of summer and then…

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Buzz This Week
Monday, August 15th

  • 9:30am Makin Music Performance at Glen Eagle Shopping Center
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  • 6:30pm Last Summer Concert at Rockford Park
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Tuesday, August 16th

  • $2 Tuesday Admission at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
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  • 10am – Summer Movie Express 2016 – LAST WEEK!
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  • 10am-3pm Terrific Tuesday at Winterthur Museum
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  • 1-2pm – Children’s Storytime at Woodside Creamery
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Wednesday, August 17th

  • 10am – Friendly Adventures Storytime at Barnes & Noble, Concord Pike
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  • 11am – 2:30pm Farm Fun Days with Storytime! at Coverdale Farm
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  • 10am – Summer Movie Express 2016 – LAST WEEK!
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  • After 4pm – Kids eat Free at Bertucci’s Restuarant 
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  • 5-8pm Hagley Bike and Hike Evening 
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  • 5-8pm $2 Night at the Delaware Children’s Museum
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Thursday, August 18th

  • 10am Springhouse Storytime: Big, Bigger, Biggest! at Newlin Grist Mill
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  • 10am & 11am –MUSEUM EXPLORERS FAMILY WORKSHOP: Superhero Shapesat the Brandywine River Museum
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  • 10:30am – Storytime at the Brandywine Zoo
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  • 6-10pm 3rd Thursday on State Street in Kennett Square, PA
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Friday, August 19th

  • 10:30am Glories of Stories at the DE Art Museum
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  • 5-8pm $5 Fridays at the DCM – End of Summer Bash
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  • 6:30-9pm Evening Of Stars And Star Wars at the Ashland Nature Center
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Saturday, August 20th

  • 9am-4pm 23rd Annual Middletown Olde-Tyme Peach Festival
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  • 9am-4pm Saturdays at Coverdale Farm – Special National Honeybee Day
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  • 10am -3pm Summer Fest at the Wilmington & Western Railroad, Food & activities, train times – 10:30, 12:30, & 2:30pm
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  • 10am-3pm 2016 Paw Paw Folk Festival at the Blue Ball Barn
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Sunday, August 21st

  • 10am-2pm Bugs and Butterflies Festival at Tyler Arboretum
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  • 10am-4pm Free Admission Sunday at the Delaware Art Museum
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  • 1:30pm – Blue Rocks Partner With Nick Jr. to Celebrate Paw Patrol at Frawley Stadium. Sunday Family Funday – Home game.
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  • 3-8pm Kids Eat Free at Catherine Rooney’s Tavern in Trolley Square
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Save the Date
  • August 27th – Science Saturday at Hagley Museum
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  • September 3rd – Annual Arden Fair
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  • September 4th – Steamin’ Day at Auburn Heights
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  • September 10th & 11th – Annual Brandywine Festival of the Arts
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  • September 10th & 11th – Annual Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square
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  • September 10th & 11th – Chadds Ford Days
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  • September 17th – Movie Night: Zootopia at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
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  • September 17th – Delaware Pancakes for Parkinson’s 2016 at Sanford School
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  • September 18th – Faerie Fest at Rockwood Museum
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5 Things Not to Do When You are Tired

Parenting is an exhausting job.Whether it is waking up to feed an infant or soothe a toddler, or waiting up for a teenager, it can seem like we never quite get enough sleep. But we all know some days are definitely worse than others. So on that day that you were up since 4:30 am or only got a few hours of sleep, let yourself put some things on the shelf for when you have a little more reserve. 5 Things Not to Do When You are Tired 1. Try a new plan. Remember that plan for a seamless bedtime routine that you worked out last week? Or your perfectly patient ignoring of an annoying behavior? Let it go for now and pick up where you left off when you aren’t as tired. 2. Talk to your partner about something that has been bothering you. … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Buzz: August 15th – August 21st

Survivor  We've almost survived. Emails are coming in from PTOs, teacher assignments are being distributed, and back to school haircuts are on the horizon. We.Are.Almost.There. Except, uh-oh. Because I had a whole list of stuff we were planning to … [Read More...]