Community Events

Community Events

Community Events

**Please check with the sponsoring organization for possible postponements or cancellations due to the coronavirus**

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

  • July 16th-August 22nd: Dialogue to Action Conversations about Racism with Actions to Address the Issues.  Presented by Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice and the YWCA-DE Racial and Social Justice Program, the Dialogue to Action multi-racial study circles of 8-12 individuals are conducted over 6 weekly sessions (July 16 - August 22). Each group will be lead by trained facilitators, and will talk about race, racism and possible solutions to end it. After the 6 weeks of conversations via Zoom, the three groups will join in an Action Forum to finalize plans for specific action.  Register here.

  • August 1st through August 16th: Factory Sports and the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice are collaborating for a Virtual 5k Run/Walk, Race for Racial Justice to help bring awareness and change to the region. The Virtual 5k Run/Walk allows participants to partake in the event at a time and place of their own choice.  Registration for the event is $25. Portions of the proceeds will be used to further to the progress of racial justice in Southern Delaware through the SDARJ. You can register by clicking on the link here. Participants will receive a race shirt and a race medal.  The Cape Gazette article on the event can be seen here.

  • August 4th (6-8pm): Sussex County virtual forum on the "Interconnection of Race & Politics in Delaware" sponsored by the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice and other organizations.  For more information click here.

  • August 10th (6-7pm):  Delaware Humanities presents a panel discussion on "The State of Journalism in Delaware", airing through Facebook live.  Hear from a panel of three journalists on the successes and challenges in their field and at their news outlets today. Visit their Facebook page to watch. If you would like an email reminder, please complete this form.

  • August 13th (2:20pm): Conversations on History: The 19th amendment and the Silent Sentinel a virtual program presented by the Rehoboth Beach Historical Museum.  Dr. Cynthia Newton, Professor of Political Science at Wesley College in Dover, will discuss the Silent Sentinel protests outside of the White House from 1917-1919 in advance of the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. All are welcome to this online program and but registration is required. Click here to register.  
  • August 22nd (9am-1pm): the Inland Bays Cleanup, annual water-based clean-up. Volunteers will meet at the Massey's Landing Boat Ramp at 8:30 am. If you are a boat owner and would like to help remove trash and other debris from the Inland Bays, please contact Bob Collins at jamesfarm [at] inlandbays.org.

  • August 26th (11am): Dedication of Delaware State historic marker honoring the Suffragists of Kent County will take place in Dover at the north side of the Old State House between Federal St and Green.

  • September 16th (12pm): Dedication of Delaware State historic marker honoring Sussex County Suffragists will take place on the E Market St. side of the Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown..

  • September 21st (11am): Dedication of Delaware State historic marker honoring New Castle County Suffragists will take place at the E Front Street Park in Wilmington. 

  • September 26th (10am-3pm):  new date for the Delaware Center for Inland Bays' Native Plant Sale and Family Fun Fest, held at James Farm Ecological Preserve in Ocean View.  Free admission for activities, food trucks, exhibitions, and sale of native plants.  Free admission.