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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.

If you want to show support for local causes, businesses, farmers, artists and animals, then the events in this week’s Delaware Five are for you. This weekend has a plethora of events aimed at supporting animals without homes and children with special needs.

 


1. Hawgs for Dawgs

Where: Coleman’s Tree Farm, Middletown

When: 6/26, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Who: Faithful Friends No Kill Animal Shelter

Why: Hawgs for Dawgs is a parade and festival, which raises money for Faithful Friends No Kill Animal Shelter and homeless animals in Delaware. The festival has food and attractions, including a bike show.

How much: The festival at the end of the parade is free. There is a $5 admission fee for the bike show entrants.

2. Miles for Children 5k Run/Walk & 1.5 Mile Non-Competitive Walk

Where: Joe’s Crab Shack, Wilmington, 600 S. Madison Street

When: 6/25, 8:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Race begins at 9:00 a.m.

Who: Children’s Beach House

Why: This event benefits children with special needs participate in everyday life through the Children’s Beach House. The race is open to children under the age of 12, and offers an opportunity to get out and exercise this weekend.

How much: Registration for children is $20, but includes a ticket to the Delaware Children’s Museum as well.

3. Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival

Where: 110 Shipcarpenter St, Lewes, DE 19958

When: 6/25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 6/26, 10:00 a.m. to 4

Who: Lewes Historical Society

Why: The Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival offers an opportunity to appreciate the work of local artists and chance to find an interesting piece that you might want to take home to be part of your own collection.


4. Chesapeake Brass Band

Where: 31570 Lakeview Drive, Selbyville, DE 19975

When: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Who: The Freeman Stage at Bayside

Why: The Chesapeake Brass Band is a regionally recognized band that plays throughout the local area. Because it is an outdoor concert and free of charge, this is a great opportunity to view live music at a fun venue.

How much: Admission to the concert is free.

5. Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market

Where: 110 Shipcarpenter St, Lewes, DE 19958

When: 6/25: 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Who: Historic Lewes Farmers Market

Why: Farmers markets are often a great place to find good food, but the Historic Lewes Farmers Market has organic food from local farmers and education on healthier eating.

How much: The market is free to enter, but the prices of food and other goods may vary.

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