DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation to host 4th annual ‘Boo-Que’ on Oct. 19-20 to benefit Delaware Children in Nature initiative
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation will host the 4th annual “Boo-Que By the Sea,” a two-day barbeque cook-off competition and family festival beginning 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19 and continuing Saturday, Oct. 20 at Delaware Seashore State Park.
The fifth annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will cast off Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, 26 North Market Street, Blades, DE 19973. Sign-in and registration begin at 11 a.m., with judging of boats’ appearances at noon, and races starting at 12:30 p.m.
As part of Delaware’s participation in National Fishing and Boating Week, June 2-10, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police will hold its 32nd Annual Youth Fishing Tournament from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 2.
The state Poetry Out Loud competition, sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, is part of a national program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance, and competition.
Each of the seventeen participants will recite poetry that they have selected, studied, and practiced, representing more than 40 different poets including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Lewis Carroll, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.