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September family events calendar for Delaware: arts and entertainment


Tummy Time First Fridays
Sept.-Dec. BYOB (bring your own blanket) to this new drop-in program for infants and caregivers at Winterthur. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Del. 52, Winterthur, 888-4600, winterthur.org

editor’s pick Katie Dill
Sept. 8 And bringing your own hula hoop is highly encouraged when Katie Dill of Mean Lady plays a solo show for the Peanut Butter and Jams crowd. World Cafe Live at the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, 994-1400, queen.worldcafelive.com

Gizmo Guys
Sept. 14 Jugglers and yuksters Allan Jacobs and Barrett Felker perform during one of Longwood’s family-friendly “Light Nights.” Longwood Gardens, U.S. 1, Kennett Square, Pa., (610) 388-1000, longwoodgardens.org

Monarchs, Migration and Milkweed
Sept. 14-16 Discover the mystery of the monarch butterfly in a multimedia experience at the Delaware Children’s Museum. 550 Justison St., Wilmington. 654-2340, delawarechildrensmuseum.org

Monarch Migration Butterfly Celebration
Sept. 15 Check out live butterflies and help tag and release monarchs for migration research at the Peterson Wildlife Refuge. South Madison Street, Wilmington, 425-4890, riverfrontwilm.com

Family Fun: Taste Buds
Sept. 15 Bring your appetite to the DCH where you’ll learn about veggies and make treats using the harvest from the garden. Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N. Dupont St., Wilmington, 658-6262, thedch.org

editor’s pick Biggs Mini-Masters
Sept. 19 Kids ages 3-5 create a take-home sea-glass mosaic after viewing the “Glass Transformed” photography exhibit at the Biggs Museum. 406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org

editor’s pick ¡Zoo Fiesta!
Sept. 22 See animals at play with their own special piñatas when the Brandywine Zoo and the Latin American Community Center join forces for a bilingual event that also includes crafts, face painting and music. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, 571-7747, brandywinezoo.org

Hayride Express
Sept. 28 Climb on board a flatcar at the Wilmington & Western Railroad for what is sure to be one of the earliest hayrides of the season. Newport-Gap Pike and Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 998-1930, wwrr.com

Kids’ Cabaret
Sept. 28-29 Take in a Disney cabaret at the Premier Centre for the Arts in Middletown. 27 Anderson St., Middletown, 378-1384, pcade.com