This Week’s Buzz: June 19th- June 25th

We Are All Summer Mom

It’s summertime, and moms need a break too. No homework and far fewer organized activities help. Encouraging kids to do just a bit more for themselves, now that the stress of the school year is at bay for a few months, also helps. Call it fostering their independence or protecting your own sanity, but if you follow along with this script, you can have the summer you’ve always dreamed of. My wingmom, who turns into SummerMom in June, swears by this regiment. 

1. When the kids begin to approach at the summer BBQ or the pool, SummerMom’s immediate response is “Go ask Dad.” If Dad is not available, next response is “I think this is something you can figure out yourself.”

2. Munchkins are a perfectly acceptable breakfast.

3. And lunch. If you are still hungry, please see if we have any single serving fruit you can eat like a banana or an apple. If we don’t, check for applesauce.

4. There is always …

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Buzz This Week
Monday, June 19h

  • 9am-4pm Recreation Camp: Ooey Gooey in Bellevue State Park, reservations
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  • 6:30pm Summer Concert Series in the Parks – Tonight in Rockford Park
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Tuesday, June 20th

  • 9:30am Green By Nature Preschool: Call Of The Bullfrog at the Ashland Nature Center
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  • 10:15am Family Fun Times – The Build It Better Workshop at the Hockessin Public Library
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  • 1pm Children’s Story Time at Woodside Creamery
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  • 6-8pm Family Fun Night with WSTW at the Brandywine Zoo
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Wednesday, June 21st

  • 10am Summer Kids Club at Penn Cinema in Wilmington
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  • 11am-6pm Farm Fun Days at Coverdale Farm Preserve
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  • 5-8pm Bike and Hike Night at Hagley
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  • 6-7pm SUMMER SOLSTICE LABYRINTH WALK at the Delaware Art Museum
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  • 6:30-8pm Summer Concert Series at the Brandywine Hundred Library
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Thursday, June 22nd

  • 10:30am Storytime at the Brandywine Zoo
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  • 4pm Summer Kids Club at The Comic Book Shop!
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  • 5:30pm Spring Concert Series and Youth’s Got Talent in Newark
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  • 7:30pm Delaware All-State Theatre presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
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Friday, June 23rd

  • Day Out with Thomas at the Strasburg Railroad, tickets
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  • 10:30am Glory of Stories at the Delaware Art Museum
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  • 2-4pm Friday Family Films for Fun at the Brandywine Hundred Library
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  • 5-8pm $5 Fridays after 5pm at the Delaware Children’s Museum
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  • 7:30pm Delaware All-State Theatre presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
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Weekend Buzz
Saturday, June 24th

  • 9am-1pm Centerville Farmer’s Market in Canby Park
  • Day Out with Thomas at the Strasburg Railroad, tickets
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  • 8:45-10am Breakfast with the Beasts at the Brandywine Zoo, Reservations
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  • 9am-4pm Farm Fun Days at Coverdale Farm Preserve
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  • 9:30am-2pm Family Fun Day at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
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  • 10am-7pm New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Mseum
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  • 1-4pm SCIENCE SATURDAY: TWIST AND GO RUBBER BAND CARS at Hagley
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  • 7:30pm Delaware All-State Theatre presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
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Sunday, June 25th

  • Day Out with Thomas at the Strasburg Railroad, tickets
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  • 9-11am Family Farmers for a Day at the Coverdale Farm Preserve
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  • 11am-5pm New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Mseum
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  • 1pm & 2pm & 3pm CANNON FIRING DEMONSTRATION at Hagley
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  • 2pm Delaware All-State Theatre presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
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  • 6:30pm Summer Concert Series in the Parks – Tonight is in Bellevue State Park
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Save the Date
  • July 1st – Freedom Fest – Concert & Fireworks in Nottingham County Park
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  • July 1st – I Pledge for Ice Cream Event at Woodside Creamery
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  • July 2nd Heritage Concrete’s Free Sunday Morning at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
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  • July 4th Hockessin 4th of July Festival and Fireworks
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  • July 4th – Fireworks Express on the Wilmington & Western Railroad
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  • July 4th – Fireworks in Newark
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