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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.

It may be hard for some to believe, but the summer season is already two-thirds over. The changing seasons does not mean that there is not anything interesting to do in Delaware however. This week’s Delaware Five highlights events occurring at the beach, the state parks and in the city.


What: Birds in Flight

When: 8/6,  2 p.m.

Where: Reedy Point Bridge, DE Rt 9, Delaware City, 19706

Who: Delaware State Parks

Why: This event features birds in their natural habitat and invites participants to experience their surrounds and immerse themselves in a wildlife setting.

How much: There is a park entry fee of $3 for Delaware vehicles and $6 for those registered out-of-state.

 


What: 33rd Annual Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest

When: 8/6, registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and judging begins at 3:00 p.m.

Where: Rehoboth Beach

Who: Rehoboth & Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce

Why: This annual tradition promotes the creativity and ingenuity of more than 800 sand castle builders. Even if you don’t want to participate in the building process, you can check out the creations for free.

How much: The event is free, but participants can purchase event t-shirts at a discounted $3.

 


What: 2nd Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Run/Walk

When: 8/6, 8:30 a.m.

Where: Race begins at James Street Tavern, 2 S. James Street, Newport

Who: The Delaware KIDS Fund

Why: This race promotes a fund for supporting at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, learning disabilities or other distressing situations. This event provides an opportunity to support a good cause and get exercise as well.

How much: The event has a $22 entry fee on the day of the event.


What: The B-52s at the Freeman Stage

When: 8/9 7 p.m. to 10: p.m.

Where: 36097 Sand Cove Road, Selbyville, 19975

Who: The Freeman Stage

Why: Although the B-52’s may not be as popular as they were in the past, this concert offers a chance to see the group perform at a local venue.

How much: Bleacher seat tickets are $35 and floor tickets are $50 to $75.


4th Annual Crab Feast Fundraiser

When: 8/6, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: New Leipsic Fire Hall, 318 Main Street, Dover 19901

Who: The Brain Injury Association of Delaware

Why: This event is an opportunity to enjoy seafood and support those who have suffered from brain injuries.

How much: $7 for children under the age of 12 and $30 for adults. Tickets can be purchased online at their website.


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