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Thomas Lehman
Thomas Lehman
Tom Lehman is a Managing News editor at the Review, the University of Delaware’s student newspaper. He is a senior studying English, along with minors in Journalism and Interactive Media.

Culture and festivals are in full-swing this week. While St. Anthony’s Festival is recognized as one of the premier summer events, many other communities are celebrating international heritage and local traditions. Newark will host two other significant events this week, with the 65th annual Blue & Gold Game and its second Ignite event.

1. St. Anthony’s Italian Festival

Where: Wilmington, 901 N. Dupont St.

When: 6/13-6/18

Who: St. Anthony of Padua Church

Why: The annual Wilmington tradition has has something that will appeal to just about anyone.

How much: Admission to the event is $5 at the door for anyone between the ages of 14-61. You can purchase an 8 day pass at their website for $12.

2. Ignite Newark II

Where: Coutyard Newark, University of Delaware

When: 6/15, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Who: University of Delaware, Newark, Residents of New Castle County

Why: Ignite is a social networking event that features a series of speakers who present an idea, concept or business in a span of five minutes each with no control over their auto-advancing PowerPoint presentations. Those who attend can expect an opportunity to enjoy drinks, food and entertaining and thought provoking ideas.

How much: Tickets for Ignite can be purchased on their website for $10, or $20 at the door.

 

 

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3. 56th Annual DRFC Blue & Gold All-Star Game

Where: Delaware Stadium, University of Delaware

When: 6/18, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Who: Delaware Foundation Reaching Children

Why: This game showcases football players, cheerleaders, band members and student ambassadors from Delaware high schools and raises money and awareness for those with intellectual disabilities.

How much: Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from their website.

4. Chinese Festival

Where: Chinese American Community Center, Hockessin

When: 6/17-6/19,

Who: Chinese American community

Why: Chinese food, dance and entertainment is on display at this event, which celebrates the Chinese American community living in Delaware. This year’s theme is Confucious and the year of the rabbit.

How much: The event is free, but food and other attractions may cost money and prices may vary.

5. 62nd Annual Delmarva Chicken Festival

Where: Delmarva Christian High School, Georgetown  21150

When: 6/17-18, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Who: The Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Why: This festival celebrates Delaware’s state bird with amusement park rides, games, music and food. The festival is a long-running traditin and promises to have events for the whole family.

How Much: Admission is free, however food, rides and other attractions may cost money and vary in price.

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