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A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

What parent hasn’t had the thought, while reading to their children, that they could write something more engaging than the book they’re currently reading for the 1,000th time?

The YMCA of Delaware is pleased to offer the Take on Summer program for youth throughout the state of Delaware. Starting June 30, the program is offering young people ages 12-17, free summer memberships to access the Y’s fitness facilities and swimming pools.

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved an Art Works award of $25,000 to the Delaware Art Museum for the 2021 restaging of “Afro-American Images 1971.” This is one of 1,015 grants nationwide that the agency has approved in this category.

Looking for something to do? In addition to the Books-to-Go program, the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach has put together take-and-make craft kits for children, teens, and adults. Quantities are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Like with many events that have suffered the same fate due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, organizers of the 6th Annual Pull’n, Pick’n, & Peel’n “Pork & Pirates” have now come up with their third date for this year’s event.

You ask me about true grit?It is not the “knock ’em down, shoot ’em up’ ilkIt is not blustering self-aggrandizementIt is not barbed wire and border wallsIt is the small gatherings of grandmothersstanding on swollen feet, in hot sunin their little towns, their city blocks,holding hand-painted…

Beachgoers take advantage of sunny skies and warm weather on Sunday, June 21, in Bethany Beach.

Stating that “the collapse of this crucial element in the music industry’s ecosystem would be devastating,” more than 600 of nation’s most cherished musical artists, including Philadelphia and Delaware natives such as Maggie Rogers, Kurt Vile, Hall & Oates, Luna, Sharon Van Etten and Wax…

As the summer tourism season begins, DART’s daily Beach Bus service will be on the streets in full force, serving Rehoboth Beach and the Rehoboth boardwalk, Lewes, Long Neck, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany, Fenwick Island, Millsboro and Georgetown, and Ocean City, Md.

Due to coronavirus-related restrictions, the Delaware Public Archives has moved its First Saturday program series to an online format. July’s presentation focuses on the 2nd Delaware Volunteer Infantry, a prominent Delaware regiment during the American Civil War. The program will be availabl…

On Monday, June 15, Beebe Healthcare leaders held a beam topping-out celebration at the Specialty Surgical Hospital at the Rehoboth Health Campus to signify the progress of the project and the completion of the steel frame. Beebe team members signed the beam for the ceremony.

The YMCA of Delaware announced on Monday, June 22, that they are opening summer day camps. Y full- and half-day camps are designed to offer fun and adventure for campers of all ages, preschoolers through teens. Day camps are offered statewide at YMCA locations in Wilmington, Bear, Middletown…

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Due to the circumstances of the past months and in the best interest of keeping the community safe, the rector and members of St. Mark’s Church in Millsboro have decided to cancel the 14th Annual Children’s Celebration & Parade.

What do you do when you are just about to announce another season of national acts you are bringing to a popular local arts venue, when a global pandemic shuts businesses and isolates people in their homes?

The arrangement of tables outside Blue Water Grill in Millsboro, complete with decorative torches and plants, creates a cozy setting for customers who enjoy dining alfresco.

Community members are being invited to join the Brandywine Living at Fenwick Island facility on Tuesday, June 23, for a Purple Car Parade to recognize Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.

It could be Albert Einstein had a book in his hand when he observed, “The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.”

This Saturday, the Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market is planning to be at George H.P. Smith Park (Dupont and Johnson Avenues). However, customers are being advised to watch the HLFM Facebook page for market location updates. In case of rain, the market moves to the Richard A. Shields Elementary…

The Rehoboth Art League announced this week that it will still hold its 71st Annual Cottage Tour, just a few months later than usual. Due to unprecedented events this year, RAL has postponed its traditional July tour dates and will hold the event this year on Oct. 13 and 14.

An update to the state’s building energy codes that took effect this month will help reduce long-term costs to consumers while also decreasing greenhouse gas emissions in Delaware.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced approval of a request from Delaware to provide online purchasing of food to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. The approval will allow Delaware to expedite the implementation of online purchasing with cu…

The Union Wesley United Methodist Church, located on Powell Farm Road near Frankford, has canceled its annual “campground” event this year. The church celebrated its 175th anniversary of its camp last year.

The Steering Committee of the South Coastal Village Volunteers reported this week that they continue to make progress toward their goal of forming an organization to enable seniors to live independently in their homes and remain active in the community.

People with diabetes can take control and learn how to live a healthy, fulfilling life while managing their condition, Peninsula Regional Medical Center representative said this week, announcing that it is sponsoring Wednesday-evening and Thursday-afternoon diabetes self-management education…

Delaware First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney was set to host a virtual kick-off of the 2020 statewide Summer Library Reading Program, Imagine Your Story, on Wednesday, June 17, at 10 a.m. with State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman. The launch is co-sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts and …

Millsboro’s new Farmers’ Market will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, in the Millsboro Town Center parking lot, continuing until noon that day, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, coffee, baked goods and other items.

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The Freeman Stage has announced that, although its season of appearances by nationally-known performers has had to be shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers have been working hard to put together a “right-sized” season that shines the spotlight on local performers.

Traffic was steady Saturday morning, June 6, in the parking lot of the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown as volunteers arrived between 10 a.m. and noon to pick up USDA food boxes that were part of the federal Farmers to Families food distribution program.

With the state’s re-opening plans in effect and warmer weather, there’s strong temptation to get out of the house and get back to activities. The transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) is still a concern in local communities, though, so people need to take precautions, for themselves and the…

Since Phase II of the Governor’s reopening of Delaware begins on Monday, June 15, the Rehoboth Art League will start offering on-campus classes again, beginning with Gerilyn Gaskill’s “Watercolor: Beach Fun,” Monday through Wednesday, June 15-17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are limiting the …