This Week’s Buzz: December 4th – December 10th

Wonder.

So. Matt Lauer is this week’s scum-du-jour. Sexual harassment is the new black. Who’s next? Please not Tom Hanks, not Lin-Manuel Miranda, not Sterling K. Brown, not Ryan Reynolds.

As a woman, I am sad and angry that other women have had to experience such shame, pain, and embarrassment at the hands (ahem) of powerful men. As a mother, I’m INCENSED. First off, people in positions of power and people in general, keep your eyes and your hands and your parts off my kid, even when she’s not a kid, unless you’re invited BY HER, when she’s of the age of INFORMED CONSENT. (I’m looking at you, Roy Moore.) And to my boys, no. Just no. Since my boys are 9, we are focusing our energy and discussions around using words, listening to what people are telling you with their words (like, when your brother says he doesn’t want to play xbox, you don’t beg, plead, barter, negotiate. No means no. Respect it.) and making choices of which we can be proud. I.e. if you wouldn’t do an action – whatever action it is – in front of your mom or your teacher or your grandmother, don’t do it at all.

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Featured Buzz

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Come visit St. Michael’s School at their next OPEN HOUSE on
Thursday, December 7th from 5-7pm. 

Located at the corner of 7th and Walnut Streets in Wilmington, St. Michael’s is now expanding enrollment for newborn through pre-school ages. Come tour our 5-Star Level Delaware Stars center and learn more.  We offer year-round open enrollment and are conveniently located just blocks from all downtown Wilmington businesses. Our nurturing and innovative center offers 16 classrooms, a cafeteria, nutritious meals and snacks prepared fresh daily, a large library, and spacious, age-appropriate indoor and outdoor play areas and exploration spaces.  Tuition assistance available for eligible families.

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Buzz This Week
Monday, December 4th

  • Last week for discount Santa Photos at the Christiana Mall, Mon. – Wed.
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  • 11am Baby Story Time at the Route 9 Library
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Tuesday, December 5th

  • 10:30am Rhythm, Rhyme, & Story Time at the Newark Library
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Wednesday, December 6th

  • 10am Wee Have Fun Club – Ready for Winter at Bellevue State Park
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  • 10:30am Santa’s Visit at the Brandywine Hundred Library
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  • Children’s Christmas Party at the Brandywine River Museum
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Thursday, December 7th

  • 2pm, 3pm, & 4pm Organ Sing-Alongs at Longwood Gardens
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Friday, December 8th

  • 10am Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker
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  • 10:30am Glory of Stories at the Delaware Art Museum
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  • 5:30-10pm Parents Night Off Camp: Reindeer Express at the DE Musuem of Natural History
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  • 6pm Cookies and Cocoa with Santa at the Brandywine Creek State Park
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  • 5-8pm $5 After 5pm at the Delaware Children’s Museum
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Weekend Buzz
Saturday, December 9th

  • 9:30am-4:30pm Holiday Film Festival at the DE Musuem of Natural History
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  • 10am-1pm Brunch with Santa at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen in Kennett Square
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  • 11am Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Big Golden Book Storytime at Barnes & Noble
    Concord Pike Location
    Christiana Mall Location
  • 12pm & 4pm Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker
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  • 1pm Holiday Recital at the Skating Club of Wilmington, Free Show and Free skating
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  • 1-4pm SCIENCE SATURDAY: TUNE INTO SCIENCE at Hagley
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  • 2pm Shrek The Musical at the Delaware Children’s Theater
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Sunday, December 10th

  • 9am Breakfast with Santa at the Brandywine Zoo, Pre-registration
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  • 9-10:30am Breakfast with Santa at Longwood, Reservations and tickets
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  • 9:15am Breakfast with Santa at the DE Musuem of Natural History
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  • 10am-4pm Holidays at Hagley
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  • 12-3pm Sunday Horse Drawn Carriage Rides in Kennett Square
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  • 12-3pm Sunday Studio at the DE Art Museum
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  • 2pm Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker
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  • 2pm Ho Ho Ho- The Santa Claus Chronicles, Pillow Play at the Newark Library
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  • 2pm Shrek The Musical at the Delaware Children’s Theater
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Save the Date
  • December 14-17 Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker
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  • December 16th Parents’ Weekend Day Off Camp at the DE Musuem of Natural History
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  • December 16th BREAKFAST WITH THE TRAINS at the Brandywine River Museum
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  • December 16th WE KIDS ROCK – HOLIDAY SHOW at Kennet Flash
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  • December 17th CARTOON CHRISTMAS TRIO WITH THE WILMINGTON CHILDREN’S CHORUS at the DE Art Musuem
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  • December 20th Christmas Spectacular at the Herr’s Factory
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  • December 22nd & 23rd THE FIRST STATE BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER at The Grand
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