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Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Sunday, November 22, 2020


Tuesday, December 01 - Sunday, December 27

Lewes Lights Contest

Dusk-9pm nightly. What is Lewes Lights?In an effort to ...

Friday, December 04 - Sunday, December 06

Clear Space Theatre presents "ELF"

Friday-7 PM, Saturday-2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, Sunday - 3:00 PM, Clear Space ...

Friday, December 04

Children's Beach House Winter White Holiday Celebration

6:30-9:30pm, Children's Beach House, 1800 Bay Drive, Lewes. This event ...

Friday, December 04 - Sunday, December 06

Your Winter Wonder Weekend

Your Winter Wonder Weekend  Three days, three events to choose ...

Friday, December 04

Lewes Lights Opening Ceremony

5:30pm, Sussex Dr, Lewes. In celebration of the Lewes Lights inaugural ...

Saturday, December 05

Seashore Marathon and 1/2 Marathon

7:00am, start location-Rehoboth Beach Bandstand on the Boardwalk and Rehoboth Avenue, ...

Saturday, December 05

Christmas Tour of Lewes

10:00am-4:00pm, homes around Lewes. Experience historic Lewes, Delaware as nine ...

Saturday, December 05

Santa’s Workshop

First Workshop: 10am – 12pm, Second Workshop: 2pm – 4pm, Children's Beach House, 1800 ...

Sunday, December 06

Polar Express Pajama Party! & Film Screening

2:00 and 7:00pm, Milton Theatre, 110 Union Street, Milton.Fun pre-show activities! Come ...

Sunday, December 06

Happy Hour with The Boy Band Project

4pm – 7pm, Children's Beach House, 1800 Bay Avenue, Lewes, DE. Wear your ...

Thursday, December 10

"It's a Wonderful Life" Film Screenings at Milton Theatre

2pm and 7pm. Doors will open at 1pm for matinee and&...

Friday, December 11 - Sunday, December 13

Clear Space Theatre presents "ELF"

Friday-7:00 PM, Saturday-2:00 PM and 7:00 PM, Sunday - 3:00 PM, Clear Space ...

Thursday, December 17

Muppets Christmas Carol (1992): Film Screening

2pm and 7pm, Milton Theatre, 110 Union Street, Milton.  Rated G&...

Friday, December 18 - Sunday, December 20

Clear Space Theatre presents "ELF"

Friday and Saturday - 7 PM, Sunday - 3 PM, Clear Space Theatre, 20 ...

Friday, December 18

Ho! Ho! Ho! Stand-Up Comedy Show!

Doors at 7:00 PM, show 8:00 PM.  The Milton Theatre, 110 Union St, ...

Saturday, December 19

One Dame Christmahanukwanzaka

One Dame Christmahanukwanzaka Unscripted Comedy: Scott Mason Returns as Dame Edna!&...

Sunday, December 20

Nutcracker Express Ballet

2 and 7pm, Milton Theatre, 110 Union Street, Milton. A Holiday treat that ...

Thursday, December 31

Dewey "Ball" Drop

11:30pm, New Orleans Street and Route One, Dewey Beach. Dewey Beach's ...

Stay Strong Live Long

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Stay Strong Live Long

November 23, 2020, at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The purpose of this event is to provide information & Awareness to families on
the importance of healthy eating that will prevent obesity & health issues found in the community.
Foodborne illnesses, too, are common and costly – yet preventable – public health issue.
Food safety education is essential for individuals preparing food in their own home, farm workers growing produce,
employees in food service establishments and individuals preparing and serving food as volunteers.


Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, October 26, 2020

Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter

UPCOMING Local & Regional Virtual Programs

Get empowered and educated. Take advantage of virtual webinars that are free and open to the public. These do NOT provide a professional certificate of attendance. REGISTER and attend by phone or online! Register with the links below or call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900



Dementia Conversations

     Tues., Oct. 27 at 10am ~ Register:

  Tues., Dec. 15 at 10am ~ Register:


COVID-19 and Caregiving

Tues., Nov. 3 at 10am ~ Register:

  Wed., Nov. 4 at 2pm ~ Register:


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

  Tues., Dec. 1 at 10am ~ Register:


Regional Virtual Caregiver Symposium

Thursday, November 12, 2020 ~ 9am-12:30pm

Topics: supporting yourself & others, dementia & challenging family dynamics, safety with everyday activities, communication strategies, and living with Alzheimer's disease.   



Virtual Research Conference & Community Forum

Thursday, November 19, 2020 ~ 10:30am-12:30pm

Lecture and Q&A featuring Rebecca M. Edelmayer, PhD 10:45am / Panel & Community Forum 11:45 am



Virtual Dementia Symposium: Connecting the Community

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 ~ 8:30am-12pm

Topics: dealing with stigma, end of life care, strategies for activities of daily living, and communication.



Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Tues., Nov. 10 at 10am ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 2 at 6pm ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 8 at 10am ~ Register:


Legal and Financial Planning

  Tues., Oct. 20 at 10am ~ Register:

Wed., Oct. 21 at 2pm ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 15 at 10am ~ Register:


Effective Communication Strategies

   Wed., Oct. 28 at 2pm ~ Register:

   Wed., Nov. 18 at 6pm ~ Register:


Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

  Wed., Nov. 11 at 6pm ~ Register:


10 Warning Signs

  Tues., Nov. 17 at 10am ~ Register:

  Wed., Dec. 16 at 6pm ~ Register:



Candid Conversations is a virtual, INTERACTIVE session to openly discuss the challenges and opportunities of caregiving for a person with dementia in a safe, confidential, and open environment

Dementia & Driving ~ Thurs., Nov. 5, 3-4pm


Navigating the Holidays ~ Thurs., Nov. 19, 3-4pm


Dementia & Sundowning ~ Thurs., Dec. 17, 3-4pm



REGISTER with the links or call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900See the attached flyers for details    




Other Special Programs from Alzheimer's Association Chapters

African American Community Forum on Memory Loss - 4 session series

Interactive sessions via Zoom on Saturdays (Nov. 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5) from 10- 11:30am. 

Learn from experts who will cover various topics related to dementia care within the Black/African American community, including public health approaches to reducing the risk of dementia, social isolation and social distancing during COVID-19, health living, and telemedicine. 



2020 Vietnamese Alzheimer's Forum (English /Vietnamese Bilingual)

Saturday, October 31, 9:30-11:30am PST

Learn the basics of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, how to care for your loved ones while maintaining your own health and sanity, and the importance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) voice in research. 

Register: or more info: or 707.755.7601

Tie Drive for the Wilmington Hope Commision

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tie Drive

For the next 30 days, the MWULYP will be collecting gently used ties
to donate to Wilmington Hope Commission.
The collection will end on November 12th.

Drop-off Locations New Castle County
Community Service Building
100 W. 10TH ST. Suite 602,
Wilmington, DE
in Kent County coordinate pickup/drop off times,
please email

Upward Bound Program

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Upward Bound Program

Delaware Technical Community College

What is Classic Upward Bound?

Classic Upward Bound (CUB) is a FREE academic
and college preparatory support for high school students (grades 9 through 11) on their path to earning a college degree.
CUB empowers participants to complete high school and enter and complete a program of postsecondary education.
We accept first-generation college students or those who are low-income and qualify for free or reduced lunch.

CUB Participant Commitment - Participate in monthly meetings with the Student Enrichment Coordinator at your high school.
Attend Saturday Academy, Attend Summer Academy and Attend Tutoring Sessions.

Apply now at:

Kent County Free Fall Harvest Giveaway

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Free Fall Harvest Giveaway

Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 3 PM to 6 PM
Westside Family Healthcare
1020 Forrest Avenue Dover, DE

FREE USDA Food Boxes Meat, Dairy, Produce, Eggs
and COVID-19 Hygiene Kits Towels, Soap, Face Coverings.

Kent County Family Symposium 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, September 10, 2020


Putting the FAMILY back in Family Matters Symposium

Saturday, September 26, 2020, from 9 am to 1 pm

Guest speakers Ray Taylor - Healthy Relationships,
Kevin L. Kelly The Essence of Parenting/Co-Parenting, and
Robert Moore & Jason Hall - Healthy Teen Relationships.


(855) 733-3232 or

New Castle County Family Symposium 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Thursday, September 10, 2020

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition

Putting The Family Back
In Family Matter Symposium

October 3, 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Guest Speakers Dr. George Gibson - Family Health and Wellness,
Dr. Sandi Hagans-Morris Healthy Relationships,
and Walter Deshields - Parenting/Co-Parenting.


(855) 733-3232 or

Back to School Book Bag Giveaway

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Back to School Book Bag Giveaway

Free Back-Packs & School Supplies Drive

Saturday, August 22, 2020, from 10 am to 12 pm
at Capital Park Community Center
2 Capital Ave. Dover, DE 19901

Back 2 School Bookbag Giveaway Drive-Thru Event

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition - Monday, August 17, 2020

Back 2 School Bookbag Giveaway
Drive-Thru Event

August 23rd from3 pm to 5 pm

The Red Health Center
21444 Carmean Way
Georgetown, DE 19947

About DFFC

The Delaware Fatherhood & Family Coalition is an extension of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program and the Responsible Fatherhood Initiative created specifically to give a voice to fathers and the importance of their involvement for the well-being of their children.

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