Mixed Media: An unofficial art loop

By Caroline Roosevelt, Columnist, The Times Thunderstorms threaten our last First Friday of the summer, but then again, that’s to be expected (and not necessarily delivered upon) right? Also the Wilmington Art Loop is taking a summer hiatus but that isn’t stopping the Wilmington area from celebrating local art this Friday. Prevail, we will! Weather and summer slump be damned!

Monarch Migration Celebration, Sept. 24

WILMINGTON — Visitors of all ages will celebrate one of nature’s great wonders…the great Monarch butterfly migration.  The Christina River and its wetlands support more than 200 species of wildlife, including the Monarch butterfly.  Visitors will encounter live butterflies, be able to borrow a butterfly net to try their hand at catching butterflies and other insects, help tag and release...

What To Do: Fathers Day means high-flying fun!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times There are three types of aircraft that almost always force you to turn your gaze skyward and they all begin with the letter “h” — harrier jets, helicopters and hot air balloons. This weekend, you’ll be able to see two of the three in the skies above Chester County. If you want to see harriers in action, you might need to go to Iraq where the...

Shop ’til you drop for a cause

Charity shopping event offers great value, great cause By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times ATTENTION FASHIONISTAS! It is no surprise that I loooooove to shop….but, I love shopping for a CAUSE even more! So, imagine how delighted I am to give you the scoop about the upcoming Guilty Girls Warehouse Sale!  This group of savvy women have formulated a plan to turn retail therapy into a charitable...