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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April 16, 18: Fighting hunger

Joining forces to aid underprivileged families in the First State, the University of Delaware's Department of Communication and the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity are accepting contributions for their biannual food drive this week.

April 16: Art history lecture

Art historian Christiane Gruber will speak April 16 about contemporary Iranian visual culture and images of the Prophet Muhammad.

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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