January 11-18, 2022 – Delco Times


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Delaware County Victim Support Center: (formerly known as Delaware County Women Against Rape) has been providing services to victims of sexual assault and their loved ones since 1974. The nonprofit agency relies on the support of our volunteers to help us meet the needs of our customers 24 hours a day. Victim services include accompaniment to hospital / police interviews and telephone crisis intervention. Volunteers receive 40 hours of training to prepare them for their responsibilities and are asked to provide support at least twice a month for an evening or weekend shift. The Delaware County Victim Support Center is asking interested community members to contact Lauren Guenther at 610-566-4342 or HYPERLINK “mailto: [email protected][email protected]

Delaware County Victim Support Center: (formerly known as Delaware County Women Against Rape) offers free, confidential counseling in person and through our 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault. The agency provides medical, police and legal support. DCVAC also facilitates support groups for adult survivors of sexual abuse, adult survivors of rape, and adolescent survivors of sexual assault. Educational programs are offered to schools, professionals and community groups. For any questions or service, please contact our 24 hour hotline at 610-566-4342.

Delaware County Victim Support Center: (formerly known as Delaware County Women Against Rape) provides free police / court support, advocacy, and confidential counseling to victims of serious crimes including robbery, burglary, assault, arson and to surviving family members of homicide victims. For questions or for services, please contact the Delaware County Victim Support Center at 610-566-4342.

DCIU presents free parenting training: The Delaware County Middle Unit offers the following free workshop to help parents better navigate the often difficult roadmap of educating their children with disabilities or with learning difficulties who may need a additional help. (The content of this workshop is intended for parents but is open to everyone. There will be no Act 48 credit or continuing education offered if a professional chooses to attend this workshop.) What: Free workshop – Strategies for struggling readers. This workshop will help participants better understand how children learn to read and the science of reading. Then, participants will engage in reading activities to help children learn to read. When: Tuesday, January 18, Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Via Zoom (Link to be emailed on the day of the training. You must be registered to receive the link.) Presenter: Heather Stottlemyer, Professional Development Specialist There is has no registration fee, but registration is required. Register here: https://forms.office.com/r/SrzHCSjX4y

Gatsby’s weekly lineup: 4936 Pennell Road, Jan 14, Side Hustle Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 15, The Vibe, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, DJ Steve Kurtz Dance Party, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 20, Karaoke with Kurtz, 7 p.m.

The Wilmington, Delaware Women’s Connection: invites women to join us for a SWEETS for your Luncheon SWEETHEARTS. DATE: Monday February 7. TIME: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. COT: $ 22 inclusive. LOCATION: Iron Hill Restaurant, 620 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19804. Marie Gilligan will present an article on Hayward Gourmet, focusing on the chocolates they offer that include unique, homemade flavors of fudge. Fudge favors will be at each seat and purchases will be available after lunch. Our speaker, Shirley Ryder from Front Royal, Virginia has had many challenges in her life. She will share how to “Enjoy peace despite the difficulties of life”. To reserve please call: Gail @ (302) 507-6256 or Diana @ (484) 614-6651 or email: [email protected]

Drexel University Academy of Natural Sciences: celebrates the Year of Water in 2022 with a series of special exhibits aimed at helping people better understand the essential role of rivers and oceans and how the actions of everyone on earth affect the watershed system. In the months to come, new exhibitions will fill the galleries with exciting opportunities and engaging programs. Here is the schedule of temporary exhibitions for 2022. For updates and more information, visit ansp.org. Special Exhibition Gallery: Permian Monsters: Life Before Dinosaurs, until January 17. Spotlight gallery: Sea change September 1, 2021 — TBD. Galerie Dietrich: Invisible World of Water, until May 1. Special Exhibition Gallery: Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss, April 2 to July 24. Special Exhibition Gallery: Ocean Bound, August 20, 2022 to January 15, 2023.

Jurassic Quest: North America’s largest and most realistic dinosaur exhibit opens at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for two weeks January 15-23. Tickets are scheduled entry and start at $ 19 – book online to ensure your desired date and time at www.jurassicquest.com – or are available onsite, and include a 100% ticket guarantee that ” In the event of cancellation or postponement of the show for any reason, ticket purchases will be automatically refunded for the full amount of the purchase. Tickets are for a scheduled arrival window, and purchase of tickets in advance is strongly encouraged. Guests can browse the dinosaur experience at their own pace, and strollers are permitted. General admission tickets include access to dinosaur and marine exhibits, arts and crafts, and dinosaur shows. Some rides and activities require activity tickets available on-site, or customers can upgrade to the Kids Unlimited Rides ticket (best value for children ages 2-12). Souvenir photographs and animal art tattoos are available for a fee. Entrance is free for children under 2 years old.

Arden Theater: Originally scheduled for March 2020, the Arden Theater Company’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire had only one public performance before the company closed due to the COVID pandemic. Now that gorgeous production will return to open Arden’s mainstage season 2022 as the F. Otto Haas stage transforms into the sweltering streets of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Directed by Arden Artistic Director Terry Nolen, A Streetcar Named Desire will air from January 13 to February 13, 2022. For more information, visit ardentheatre.org.

Upper Chichester Seniors Club: meets the first and third Thursday of each month at the Community Services Building, 1950 Market St, Linwood. All Upper Chichester residents aged 60 or over and their spouses, regardless of age, are welcome. Bingo will be played before our meetings at 11:30 am, meetings start at 1:00 pm. Refreshments are served after our meetings. Day and night trips will be offered in 2022. Proof of being fully immunized is required to become a member. For more information contact Dot 610-485-6284


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