April 30-May 1: Relay for Life

American Cancer Society benefit set at Delaware Field House

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10:19 a.m., March 11, 2011--The American Cancer Society Relay for Life event will be held from 3 p.m., Saturday, April 30, through 6 a.m., Sunday, May 1, at the Delaware Field House on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

This will be the 10th anniversary of the Relay at UD and organizers say they are hoping it will be the most successful yet, adding that the goal is more than $120,000 in donations with 1,400 participants.

There will be food, Red Bull pong, UD dance performance groups, wing eating contest, scavenger hunt, moon bounce and a dance party.

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Aug. 27-Dec. 3: 'Material Culture of War'

On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the University of Delaware's Center for Material Culture Studies will offer a series of talks on the "The Material Culture of War" through the fall semester.

Aug. 29: College Colors Day

Blue Hens around the world are encouraged to wear University of Delaware blue and gold apparel to celebrate the 10th annual College Colors Day on Friday, Aug. 29.

Also, a Relay for Life benefit concert featuring the Newark Symphony Orchestra will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 22, at Appoquinimink High School in Middletown. The concert will feature works by Mussorgsky, Dvorak, Wieniawsky and Stravinsky. Tickets cost $15, $12 for senior citizens and $9 for students.

For more information on Relay for Life, to register or to make a donation, see the Relay for Life website.

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