Friends of Wilmington Parks presents
The 9th Annual Jasper Crane Rose Garden Fundraiser
Thursday, June 2, 2016
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Brandywine Park, Wilmington
Honoring Michael A. Porro, this annual event takes place in beautiful Brandywine Park by the Van Buren St. Bridge. Tickets may be purchased via links below by May 27,2016.
Food by Penn Bistro
Wine & Beer by Moore Brothers
Music by Grüv Jazz Combo
Antique Horse and Carriage Ride
Annual Cherry Blossom 5K Run & Kids Run – March 29, 2014 Friends of Wilmington Parks again partnered with Delaware Zoological Society/Brandywine Zoo for an expanded morning of family fun, including a Kids Run, a 5k along the Brandywine and a post-race party with the Easter Bunny and his basket of goodies!
Guest Bartending Fundraiser at BBC Tavern and Grill – January 30, 2014 this Friends fun night out was a successful fundraiser!
Annual Meeting at the Blue Ball Barn – November 7, 2013 Friends celebrated another year of successful endeavors with an evening of wine tasting, delectable food and beautiful music.
Steel Drum Concert – October 6, 2013 Peace Drums Project’s Blessing of the Steel Drums at the Sugar Bowl Pavilion was the first concert to be held there in 63 years!
Brandywine Festival of the Arts – September 7-8, 2013 this Brandywine Park arts and music event was started in 1960. The Friends provided volunteers to assist in numerous capacities.
Summer Concerts – June through August, 2013. This fun, free DE State Parks concert series was held on Monday evenings in Rockford Park. Friends maintain an information and membership table.
Jasper Crane Rose Garden Party – June 6, 2013 the evening in Brandywine Park honored the memory of renowned Delaware artist Ed Loper, Sr.
Delaware Marathon – May 12, 2013 Friends supported this annual charitable event by supplying volunteers to man water stations located along the course.
Brandywine Park Cleanups at Sugar Bowl Pavilion & South Park Drive – April 20, 2013 Friends of Wilmington Parks took down the fence around the Sugar Bowl Pavilion and performed a cleanup of the area, opening the area for public use for the first time in years! Students from Delaware Futures joined FOWP board members; one group focused on the Sugar Bowl location and another group on South Park Drive. Cleanups were also conducted on September 28, 2013 and November 9, 2013.
Annual Cherry Blossom 5K Run & Kids Run – March 30, 2013 Friends of Wilmington Parks partnered with Delaware Zoological Society/Brandywine Zoo for an expanded morning of family fun, including a Kids Run, a figure-8 5k along the Brandywine and an afterparty in the Zoo featuring the Easter Bunny! The event was a roaring success with close to 500 runners!