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Explore the Shore - 38th Annual Coast Day

Erica Martin - Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Coastal Day

A fun day and educational event for the whole family

Mark your calendar to come out and honor the importance of Delaware’s marine life and coastal reserves. Spend the day learning about the wonders of the sea and the significance of preserving our coastal resources. Interact with researchers, participate in hands-on activities, and attend presentations covering a variety of topics.

Family-friendly activities will inlcude an event-wide treasure hunt for answers to questions about the environment and Coastal Day exhibits. Other activities will include meeting a range of sea animals, horseshoe crabs to dogfish sharks, as well as listening to live music, vendor displays, and seafood favorites from some of the best local chefs on the shore!

This annual event runs 11am-5pm - rain or shine at the UD’s Hugh R Sharp Campus, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958. Admission and Parking are FREE! Sponsored by UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment and the Delaware Sea Grant College Program. For more information, call the University of Delaware Environmental Public Education Office at 302-831-8083, the Delaware Sea Grant Program at 302-645-4234 or email DeCoastDay@udel.edu

Rehoboth Beach Walk to Defeat ALS

Sherri Martin - Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Rehoboth Beach Walk to Defeat ALS

Thanks to all the recent ALS ice bucket challenges taking over your Facebook news feed, by now you should be very well aware of this terrible disease. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. It leads to the loss of control of muscle movement, total paralysis and death within two to five years of diagnosis.

If you aren’t too keen to dump a bucket of freezing cold ice water on your head, fear not, you can still support the cause in a less hypothermic way. Just lace up your kicks and participate in the 7th Annual Rehoboth Beach Walk to Defeat ALS® this Saturday, September 13. The walk is an easy two miles on the boardwalk and begins at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand at 9:30 a.m. Registration is at 8 a.m.

Walkers of all ages and fitness levels are welcome and both individuals and teams are encouraged to participate. While there is no fee to take part in the event, there is a suggested contribution of $25. Money raised goes to patient services, research, and advocacy and awareness. Volunteer opportunities are also available. Check out the website for more information, to register, or to make a donation.

Take the Chicken Plunge!

Sherri Martin - Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Chicken Plunge

Most of you are familiar with Rehoboth Beach’s annual Polar Plunge - a winter event that involves jumping into the freezing ocean for a good cause. But for those who are too ‘chicken’ to launch into icy water, there is an alternative. 

The Chicken Plunge is a family-friendly activity for those who prefer to dip in when the ocean temperature is comfortable. Participants can either jump in the ocean or a baby pool. Community teams are encouraged to participate. 

The event, which benefits the Rehoboth Beach Patrol (RBP) and the Village Improvement Association (VIA), takes place this Saturday, September 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VIA Clubhouse on Grenoble Place at the north end of the boardwalk near the Henlopen Hotel. Plunge time is at 1 p.m. The cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child (accompanied by a participation adult). 

RBP lifeguards will be on hand to help out as well as the Rehoboth Beach Fire Department - complete with fire truck! There will be a costume contest in addition to food, fun, games and prizes! 

As a result of last year’s event the RBP was able to purchase new defibrillation equipment. The event also benefits VIA’s outreach to local charities and scholarship funds. VIA promotes the interests, improvements and progress of Rehoboth Beach as well as perform charitable and civic work. 

The rain date for this event is Sunday, September 7.

2nd Annual Taste of Rehoboth

Sherri Martin - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Food

Food, food, glorious food! Get a taste of it at the 2nd Annual Taste of Rehoboth on Thursday, August 21 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center.

Taste of Rehoboth is a “chefs’ collaborative designed to promote philanthropic organizations and food driven charities while also promoting the use of locally sourced goods and services, environmentally sustainable purchasing practices, and a focused commitment to our craft.”

This incredible, edible event, which features live cooking and culinary samples from over 15 of our finest restaurants, beer and wine pairings from Dogfish Head Brewery, live music, and silent and live auctions, is open to all ages and benefits The Food Bank Of Delaware.

Advanced tickets are $50 and may be purchased at Rehoboth Beach Main Street, Azura, or at the following restaurants: a(muse.), Eden, Espuma, Hobo’s and MIXX. Tickets are $60 at the door.

Click here for more information.