April 30-May 1: Relay for Life

American Cancer Society benefit set at Delaware Field House


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.

Events Stories

Dec. 1: 'Alice' manuscript

A talk by August A. Imholtz Jr. marking the 150th anniversary of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" will be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Dec. 2: UD Night at Winterthur

University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to join in the winter festivities at UD Night at Yuletide at Winterthur from 4:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2.

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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