Community Events

Community Events

 

The following community events are not sponsored by the League but may be of interest to its members.

  • February 20th (1:30pm):  There will be a public hearing on a proposed Chicken Litter Recyling Plant at Sussex County Administration Building at 2 the Circle, Georgetown.  If approved the plant will be built at Rt. 113 at the Breasure Rd intersection south of Georgetown.  For more information, an article on the litter plant that appeared in the Cape Gazette can be found here.

  • February 20th (6:30pm):  Community meeting on the upcoming Cape Henlopen School District referendum will be held at Rehoboth Elementary.  The referendum is for a new elementary building and classroom addtions to the high school.  For more information please see the Cape Gazette article here.

  • February 20th:  A grant writing workshop will be held by Delaware Humanities in Milford.  The workshop will explore Delaware Humanities grant funding and provide tips for writing successful Delaware Humanities grant applications.  Registration is required.  The time and location is TBD.  Please visit their website here for more information.  

  • February 21st (9:30am):  A Sussex Comprehensive Plan Workshop will be held by the Sussex County Council in County Chambers (2 the Circle, Georgetown).  Public comment will be taken at the beginning of the meeting.  The Sussex Comprehensive Plan website can be found here.  For further information on the issues involved in the Comprehensive Plan, see the Sussex Alliance for Responsible Growth (SARG) website

  • February 22nd (6-8pm):  Senator Ernie Lopez invites members of the 6th Senatorial distric to attend his monthly coffee and conversation at Lewes Public Library.
     
  • February 24th (1-3pm):  A community building forum, "Saving Our Sons", focusing on youth from under-served communities, will be held at First State Community Action Agency, 308 N Railroad Ave, Georgetown.  More information and instructions for registering can be found at http://bit.ly/2mJ9DWc

  • February 27th (10:15 am):  A public hearing on the rezoning application for the proposed Overlook Town Center (850,000 square foot shopping center along Rt. 1 at the Cave Neck Rd intersection north of Lewes) will be held by Sussex County Council in their chambers at 2 the Circle,Georgetown. For more information, see the article that appeared in the Cape Gazette click here. 

  • February 27th (4-7pm):  A Public Workshop on proposed alternatives for grade separation of US 113 at SR18/404 in Georgetown will be held at the Delaware Tech Owens Campus Student Services Center Building-Dining Hall, 21179 College Drive, Georgetown. If cancelled due to inclement weather, the event will be held on March 5th.

  • February 27th & 28th (time TBA):  The Center for Inland Bays needs volunteers to represent the Clean Water: Delaware's Clear Choice at the Lewes Library.  This is a statewide education and outreach effort.  To participate, communications [at] inlandbays.org (email )ASAP.

  • February 28th (9:30am):  A Sussex Comprehensive Plan Workshop will be held by the Sussex County Council in County Chambers (2 the Circle, Georgetown).  Public comment will be taken at the beginning of the meeting.  The Sussex Comprehensive Plan website can be found here.  For further information on the issues involved in the Comprehensive Plan, see the Sussex Alliance for Responsible Growth (SARG) websites

  • February 28th (6:30pm):  Community meeting on the upcoming Cape Henlopen School District referendum will be held at Cape Henlopen High School.  The referendum is for a new elementary building and classroom addtions to the high school.  For more information please see the Cape Gazette article here.

  • March 1st (6pm): "Me Too" in American Slavery: The Margaret Garner Story will be presented at the Lewes Public Library (111 Adams St).  Free and open to the public.  See PDF iconflyer for more information.  

  • March 2nd (6-9pm):  Public forum on Sprayfields & Wells:  Hydrology, Public Health & Environmental Justice, sponsored Socially Responsible Agricultural Project, at Indian River Senior Center, 214 Iron Ave, Millsboro.  For more information, email mariap [at] sraproject.org.

  • March 3rd (3-5pm):  An Offshore Drilling Public Forum presented by the  Delaware Sierra Club and other environmental groups, will be held at the University of Delaware Lewes Campus, Cannon Lab, Room 104, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes.  Learn more about the off shore drilling proposal and how to submit public comments.  

  • March 5th (6:30pm):  Community meeting on the upcoming Cape Henlopen School District referendum will be held at Milton Elementary.  The referendum is for a new elementary building and classroom addtions to the high school.  For more information please see the Cape Gazette article here.

  • March 10 (10:30am):  Women's March Sussex is sponsoring a session entitled, Planned Parenthood Women's Health issues in Sussex, Delaware at the Lewes Library, 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes.  For more information and to register, click here.

  • March 10th (8am-4pm):   The Center for Inland Bays needs volunteers to represent the Clean Water: Delaware's Clear Choice Campaign at the  DE Outdoor Expo  at the Harrington Fair Grounds.  This campaign is a statewide education and outreach effort focused on securing additional clean water funding. To participate, communications [at] inlandbays.org (email)

  • March 12 (7pm):  This is the second presentation of a training session entitled, Intro to Delaware Politics 101, by the Women's March SussexThis session will be held at the Captain's Grill (Longneck), 24832 John J Williams HWY, Millsboro, DE.  This interactive discussion will provide the basic knowledge to understand Delaware's local government structure, seats available in 2018 elections, and how to get involved this election year. There will be a maximum of 40 seats to allow for interactive Q&A. Register at: https://tinyurl.com/DEPolitics101  

  • March 13th (6-7:30pm):  the kick off of the Clean Water DE 2018 Campaign will be presented by the Center for Inland Bays and the Delaware Nature Society at CIB's Indian River Inlet Facility, 39375 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach.  Find out what the campaign is about — and how you can help create clean water for drinking, fishing, swimming, boating, and more!  Pizza, snacks, and drinks are FREE! Please RSVP (302-226-8105).  

  • March 15th (6:30pm):  Community meeting on the upcoming Cape Henlopen School District referendum will be held at Rehoboth Elementary.  The referendum is for a new elementary building and classroom addtions to the high school.  For more information please see the Cape Gazette article here.

  • March 20th:  Cape Henlopen School District Referendum for a new middle school and classroom additions to the High School.  For more information please call the district at 302-645-6686 or go to their website.

  • March 21st (9:30am):  A Sussex Comprehensive Plan Workshop will be held by the Sussex County Council in County Chambers (2 the Circle, Georgetown).  Public comment will be taken at the beginning of the meeting.  The Sussex Comprehensive Plan website can be found here.  For further information on the issues involved in the Comprehensive Plan, see the Sussex Alliance for Responsible Growth (SARG) website  

  • April 14th:  Delaware's Peoples Congress, first pilot project will be held.   Applications for delegates are due 2/23.  This is an opportunity to learn more about the legislative process through training and hand-on exercises   For more information, please see the website.  Organized by Network Delaware.  

  • April 27-29 (shifts vary by day):  The Center for Inland Bays needs volunteers to represent the Clean Water: Delaware's Clear Choice Campaign at the  DE Outdoor Expo on  at the Harrington Fair Grounds.  This campaign is a statewide education and outreach effort focused on securing additional clean water funding.  To participate, email to communications [at] inlandbays.org