Brandywine Park

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   Platinum Sponsors             Gold...

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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 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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Sugar Bowl Pavilion Restoration

Posted on Oct 24, 2012 in Brandywine Park, Homepage Slider

The Friends has secured funding to complete restoration of this 1902 pavilion and plans to “put the lid on the Sugar Bowl” in 2016, so it may once again serve as a venue for musical and cultural programs and gathering place for Brandywine Park visitors. A grand opening celebration is planned for Fall 2016.

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