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ThinkstockPhotos-522346799The Nose Knows
Try your hand at floral arranging at TheDCH

Blossom this summer with a fun activity, “Floral Arranging: The Nose Knows!”

On Tuesday, July 14, at The Delaware Center for Horticulture in Wilmington, learn how to create beautiful and aromatic arrangements using branches, wildflowers from fields and fragrant flowers from the garden.

Floral artist Brenda Tunis will lead the workshop, from 5:30-7 p.m. Materials are included.

Visit thedch.org for more information.

Putt-Putt Golf in the City
Riverwalk Mini Golf is now open

Riverwalk Mini Golf is open for business. The 18-hole miniature golf course, built by the Riverfront Development Corporation, is located directly behind the Delaware Children’s Museum.
Prices are $8 per person and free for children ages 3 and younger. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon-8 p.m. Sundays.

Soft-serve ice cream and milk shakes are also available.

Dream Streets
Delaware Art Museum launches new exhibition June 27

The Delaware Art Museum presents Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970-1990, a new exhibition, from June 27-Sept. 27. Dream Streets celebrates two dynamic decades of activity in the City of Wilmington, featuring artists who emerged as key participants in the local art community during the 1970s and ‘80s.

This landmark exhibition traces the development of artistic trends within the Wilmington community and their relation to national creative tendencies, showcasing craft and design, drawing, painting, performance art, photography, and sculpture. More than 50 artists, including Mitch Lyons, Tom Watkins, Mary Page Evans, and Flash Rosenberg, are included.

For more information, visit delart.org.

Bike for a Cure
DEPedals4Parkinson’s Research Ride is June 14

Team up for the Delaware stage of The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Tour de Fox, a cross-country endurance expedition by Sam Fox (no relation to Michael J. Fox), who is cycling and hiking from Maine to British Columbia, passing through 48 states, with the goal of uniting the Parkinson’s community while raising $1 million for research.

On Sunday, June 14, Fox will be passing through Delaware. Join with DEPedals4Parkinson’s Research Ride that day, followed by a celebration of Fox’s adventure.

The ride begins and ends at BBC Tavern in Greenville.

For more information, visit michaeljfox.org.

ThinkstockPhotos-183195299Charity Dog Wash
Support a good cause at Dogtopia on June 7

Treat your dog to a refreshing bath for a great cause at the 11th Annual Charity Dog Wash at Elsmere’s Dogtopia location, a dog daycare that also offers overnight boarding and pet grooming. The Sunday, June 7 event is the daycare’s largest fundraiser of the year, with all Dogtopia locations across the country participating. This year, proceeds benefit Paws With A Cause, a national nonprofit providing assistance dogs to veterans. The event includes food, fun, and pet-friendly vendors.

For more information call (302) 414-0561.

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