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Safety Town - Hockessin Activity Center

Jul 27, 2014 - Aug 8, 2014

Children, ages 4 through 6, learn safety through songs, guest visitors and role playing in this 15-hour program consisting of a miniature town with child-sized houses, crosswalks, and streets.

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Swim Lessons

Jul 27, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Certified instructors will teach kids ages 18mos. to 12 years in American Red Cross Swim Lessons. Kids must be able to complete all items in one skill level before they move into the next level. The levels range from parent/tot to pre-lifeguard. Everyone is tested on the first day. The program is held Mon.-Fri., rain or shine, at 9am, 9:55am, 10:50am and 11:45am.

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Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum

Jul 27, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

Museum admission is free every Sunday morning through Nov. 23, except on May 25, during the annual Antiques Show. Explore three floors of galleries featuring three generations of the Wyeth family, American illustration and works representing the artistic heritage of the Brandywine Valley. You can also enjoy "Breakfast on the Brandywine" in the museum's cafe from...

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Insects & Kites Take Flight

Jul 27, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon meandering through the Museum’s exhibits, including BUGS: Outside the Box!  Afterwards, take your kite for a friendly flight in the Museum’s expansive back yard (kites available for sale in the Nature Nook). The South Jersey Kite Flyers will be on hand as guides and to show off some of their amazing kites. This programming will run from...

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Sunday Hike

Jul 27, 2014

Enjoy a cool hike with sweet treat. Explore the Flint Woods Nature Preserve and end with a scoop of ice cream at the Nature Center. 

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Unnatural History Exhibit

Jul 27, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

Unnatural History is a playful poke at what goes on behind the dioramas at the natural history museum. In Lori Nix’s imaginative photographs, science, facts, and animals are a bit askew and sometimes hilarious. This plays on the expectations people have for museums like the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University as places of serious research and authority. FREE with...

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Fine Craft Fair

Jul 27, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This annual indoor shopping experience features items that are all handmade in America, ranging from clothing to ceramics, jewelry to furniture.

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Open Studio: Tissue Paper Collages

Jul 27, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Construct tissue paper collages, paint on easels, play with moon sand and get comfy on the purple carpet with a summertime book. FREE with admission.

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Open Studio: Cardboard Art

Jul 27, 2014 - Aug 3, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Using natural, recycled materials, construct a cardboard face with expressions that you create. FREE with admission.

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Pony Rides and Arts & Crafts

Jul 27, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Pony Rides are back at Carousel Park. Stop in the Activity Room before or after your ride for a make-and-take craft. The craft is intended for kids ages 3 to 12.   

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