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  3. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions - Historic Review Board (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions - Planning Board (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Boards and Commissions - RPATAC (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay County Council - Meeting Schedule (10)
  7. Calendar Overlay Land Use Public Workshops (1)
  8. Calendar Overlay Rockwood (4)
  9. Calendar Overlay Women's History Month (7)

Art Studio

  1. VIRTUAL FIBER ARTS

    March 1, 2021, 6:00 PM - March 22, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Virtual Art Studio Program

    We will explore the many ways of creating art with different fibers. Students will make small weaving, sewing and embroidery projects. Open to all levels. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. This course has an additional $30 materials fee that is collected at registration. Ages: 16+. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Weekly Projects: Sharpie bags/flags Weaving Embroidered Motto's Needle felt painting

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  2. VIRTUAL BEYOND BEGINNER'S WATERCOLOR

    March 3, 2021, 6:00 PM - March 24, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Virtual Art Studio Program

    Four 2-hour virtual classes. Explore the use of light, shadow and color to create forms using watercolors. Focus on painting from life. Previous experience required. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class.?Ages: 16+

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  3. VIRTUAL ACRYLIC PAINTING

    March 5, 2021, 6:00 PM - March 26, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Virtual Art Studio Program

    Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn fundamental painting techniques and create a painting from still life, landscapes or colorful abstraction. Explore adding mediums for transparency, texture, color mixing and mark making. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+

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  4. VIRTUAL OIL PAINTING

    March 6, 2021, 10:00 AM - March 27, 2021, 12:00 PM @ Virtual Zoom Art Studio Class

    Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn fundamental painting techniques and create a painting from still life, landscapes or colorful abstraction. Explore safe practices and technique for painting with oil. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+

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Boards and Commissions - Board of Adjustment

  1. Board of Adjustment Public Hearing

    March 11, 2021, 6:00 PM @ New Castle Room NCC Government Center

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  2. Board of Adjustment Public Hearing

    March 18, 2021, 6:00 PM @ New Castle Room NCC Government Center

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  3. Board of Adjustment Public Hearing

    March 25, 2021, 6:00 PM @ New Castle Room NCC Government Center

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Boards and Commissions - Historic Review Board

  1. Historic Review Board Virtual Public Hearing

    March 16, 2021, 5:00 PM @ New Castle Room NCC Government Center

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Boards and Commissions - Planning Board

  1. Planning Board Virtual Business Meeting

    March 16, 2021, 9:00 AM @ New Castle Room

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Boards and Commissions - RPATAC

  1. Resource Protection Area Technical Advisory Committee Public Hearing

    March 24, 2021, 9:30 AM @ New Castle Room

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County Council - Meeting Schedule

  1. Executive Committee

    March 9, 2021, 3:00 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  2. Finance Committee

    March 9, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  3. Council Meeting

    March 9, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  4. Boards and Commissions Subcommittee

    March 16, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  5. Land Use Committee

    March 16, 2021, 3:00 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  6. Executive Committee

    March 23, 2021, 3:00 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  7. Community Services Committee

    March 23, 2021, 4:00 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  8. Finance Committee

    March 23, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  9. County Executive Budget Address

    March 23, 2021, 5:30 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting links and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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  10. Council Meeting

    March 23, 2021, 6:30 PM @ Zoom Virtual Webinar - Meeting link and phone numbers are listed on the agenda.

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Land Use Public Workshops

  1. NCC@2050 Deep Dive Session #3: Infrastructure, Transportation, Water/Sewer Service, and Hazard Mitigation

    March 17, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join us March 17, 2021 at 6pm for the third NCC@2050 Deep Dive Session! Throughout 2020, we received important feedback from you about the future of New Castle County - which then helped us understand generally where and what our collective priorities may be. This time we are diving deeper! We will host a series of five online workshops designed to further examine topics comprising the NCC@2050 Comprehensive Plan. During these workshops, subject matter experts and attendees will be asked to brainstorm and provide detailed input on draft goals, objectives, alternative future development possibilities, and strategies. The March 17th Deep Dive will focus on: Infrastructure, Transportation, Water/Sewer Service, and Hazard Mitigation. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ncc2050-deep-dive-session-3-infrastructure-transportation-watersewer-tickets-138322308749

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Rockwood

  1. Rockwood Paranormal Walking Tours

    March 20, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Embark on an exciting new outdoor paranormal investigation of Rockwood Park. This is a rare opportunity to find out what paranormal activity may be going on outside the walls of the famously haunted mansion. Investigators get an opportunity to help in the search using sophisticated paranormal equipment. The tour meets at the mansion courtyard (museum Visitor's Entrance). Attendees must be able to traverse walks, hills, and occasional uneven surfaces of the park. This is an outdoor walking tour; no interiors of buildings are explored. Weather permitting. Please wear appropriate shoes; surfaces include grass, gravel, bricks, and paved areas. Tour begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Ages 14-Adults

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  2. Rockwood's Historic Structures Walking Tour

    March 21, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Take a rare walk back in time to learn how the existing and lost structures of Rockwood completed a working estate. Your guide will be dressed in vintage clothing and will use vintage photographs to provide you with the history of Rockwood as you walk from structure to structure. Tour is approximately 90 minutes in length and covers approximately 1 mile to include surfaces of grass, gravel and paved areas. Comfortable walking shoes and ability to traverse locations of the tour are recommended. Face masks required, social distancing, temperature checks, and a brief COVID evaluation form. Ages 14+

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  3. Rockwood Park Line Dancing

    March 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Outdoor exercise with instructor Joanne Brady. Dance to a wide variety of music. No partner needed for this hour of outdoor fun and exercise. Wear comfortable clothing, shoes. Registration required. Social distancing, face masks, temperature checks, and a brief COVID Form required.

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  4. Rockwood's Historic Structures Walking Tour

    March 28, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Take a rare walk back in time to learn how the existing and lost structures of Rockwood completed a working estate. Your guide will be dressed in vintage clothing and will use vintage photographs to provide you with the history of Rockwood as you walk from structure to structure. Tour is approximately 90 minutes in length and covers approximately 1 mile to include surfaces of grass, gravel and paved areas. Comfortable walking shoes and ability to traverse locations of the tour are recommended. Face masks required, social distancing, temperature checks, and a brief COVID evaluation form. Ages 14+

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Women's History Month

  1. Bear Fiction Book Group: "A Woman is No Man" by Etaf Rum

    March 10, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online

    Join us for an informal book discussion on Zoom. A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum Call the INFO Desk 302-838-3300 for each month’s selection and reserve your book for Curbside Pick-Up. Adults only. Registration required, A Zoom invite will follow registration. This is a recurring link. Please save. Any problems? Contact: beprogramming@gmail.com Thank-you. For more information about the Bear Library and Library events, follow our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsoftheBearLibrary/ This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

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  2. Evening Book Group with the Hockessin Library: "Mrs. Everything" by Jennifer Weiner.

    March 16, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online

    Join us for a virtual meeting. This month's book is "Mrs. Everything, " by Jennifer Weiner. This event will be held via Zoom and registered patrons can expect to receive the Zoom URL and password in an Email Reminder. Register by emailing Shelley Stein at shelley.stein@newcastlede.gov

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  3. Bear Nonfiction Book Group: "Maids: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive" by Stephanie Land

    March 17, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Online

    Join us for an informal book discussion on Zoom. Maids: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by Stephanie Land Call the INFO Desk 302-838-3300 for each month’s selection and reserve your book for Curbside Pick-Up. Adults only. Registration required. A Zoom invite will follow registration. This is a recurring program. Please save the Zoom invite. Meeting Dates: 2/17, 3/17, 4/21 Any problems? Contact: beprogramming@gmail.com Thank-you. For more information about the Bear Library and Library events, follow our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsoftheBearLibrary/

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  4. Real 2 Reel: documentary and dialogue: "Honeyland"

    March 19, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Online

    The best documentaries engage your mind and your heart. Join us this month as we watch "Honeyland" (2019), a tough and tender portrait of the delicate balance between humankind and nature, a glimpse at a fastly disappearing way of life, and an unforgettable testament to one extraordinary woman's resilience. A brief and optional discussion will immediately follow the film. Attendees will receive the Zoom information for this online screening upon registration, with an additional reminder e-mail the evening of the program. This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

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  5. The Lady Was a Spy: Female Operatives in World War II

    March 20, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Online

    Celebrate Women’s History month with us and hear the stories of female operatives in WWII. Learn about Britain’s SOE and the United States’ OSS and experiences of these brave women, many of whom died in completing their missions, to highlight their unconventional contributions to victory in World War II. Program is sponsored by Delaware Humanities. Presenter Dr. Linda De Roche. Ages 12+. This program will be conducted via Zoom. Registration is required with an email address. Participants will receive instructions for joining the meeting via email ONE HOUR before it is scheduled. For help with Zoom, click here: How to Use Zoom If you have any questions, please contact Bryan Gollicker at bryan.gollicker@newcastlede.gov

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  6. Discovering Your Purpose

    March 24, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Facebook

    A virtual celebration featuring Delaware women in government breaking barriers and making history. Every woman has a story to share and experiences we can learn from. Women lead and execute well; the discussion will provide gems to help build your master plan for success.

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  7. Astrophysics for Beginners

    March 30, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Online

    Families are invited to come and learn a thing or two about astrophysics! University of Arizona's Kaylah Mcgowan will join us to talk about her passion--astronomy and telescopes! We will also view a tour of her workspace! Registration is required and will close at the end of the program. A reminder email will be one day before the program begins with the Zoom meeting ID and password. For any questions or concerns, please email route9staff@gmail.com or marissa.parker@newcastlede.gov For assistance in using Zoom, please visit our libguide at https://guides.lib.de.us/zoominstructions. This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

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