Posts by Friends of Wilmington Parks

Slate of Nominees to the FOWP Board of Stewards

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Alapocas Run Park, Homepage Slider

The Nominating Committee of Friends of Wilmington Parks has set forth the following slate of nominees to the Board of Stewards.   Adam Balick Jeremy D. Beck Lynn Calder Grant Dick Herb Inden David Jezyk Christine Kane Adam Kolodzcak Emily Locke James McClain Lauren McMahon Rusty Michalak Christine Moritz Ellen Muenter Denis O’Sullivan Ed Pankowski Mike Porro Pam Price Dave Sorber Charles Richards Melissa Russell-Payne Tom Uebler Joseph Valdrini The slate will be accepted at the Friends of Wilmington Parks’ Annual...

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9th Annual Jasper Crane Rose Garden Party – June 2, 2016

Posted on Oct 3, 2013 in Brandywine Park, Homepage Slider

Friends of Wilmington Parks presents The 9th Annual Jasper Crane Rose Garden Fundraiser Thursday, June 2, 2016 5pm-8pm Honoring Michael A. Porro, in beautiful Brandywine Park by the Van Buren St. Bridge. Tickets are no longer available online, but can be purchased at the door. Member Individual: $45 Member Pair: $80 Non-member Individual: $75 Non-member Pair: $100   View the location of the Jasper Crane Rose Garden on Google Maps.   Annual Events Delaware Marathon –  Friends supports this annual charitable event by manning water stations along the course near...

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5th Annual Cherry Blossom 5K – March 26, 2016

Posted on Jan 28, 2013 in Brandywine Park

Friends of Wilmington Parks and the Delaware Zoological Society/Brandywine Zoo is partnering again this year for a fun-filled family event including a Kids Run, a 5K Run/Walk in beautiful Brandywine Park and a post-race party in the Zoo.  For event details or to register, go to races2run.com.   Platinum Sponsors             Gold...

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Summer Concert Series

Posted on Dec 5, 2012 in Rockford Park

Wilmington State Parks at Rockford Tower Bring a picnic and a lawn chair and relax near Rockford Tower in Wilmington on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in June, July and August for an evening of wonderful music. The Wilmington State Parks Evening Concert Series is free of charge. During the concerts, special access to the Rockford Tower will be available. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 222-7436. CLICK HERE: Wilmington Summer Concert...

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Within the Reach of All: An Illustrated History of Brandywine Park

Posted on Dec 5, 2012 in Brandywine Park

Park historian Susan Mulcahey Chase has written numerous articles for the Friends newsletter. Following are some of them. Click to open or download (PDF, requires Acrobat Reader – download it for free on Adobe.com). Articles may not be reproduced without permission from the author. Within the Reach of All: An Illustrated History of Brandywine Park This book written by Susan Mulcahey Chase documents the evolution of this Wilmington gem. Beautifully written and illustrated with both historical picture postcards and new photographs, this book is the ideal addition to the libraries interested...

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