Nemours Community Day

Saturday, September 20

A promise from our family to yours. Come celebrate the expanded Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children at our Community Day on Saturday, September 20. Held rain or shine, admission is free.

Celebrate With Us

It's time to celebrate the newly expanded Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children! Join us for Community Day and bring your family and friends.

Date

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 (rain or shine)

Time

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Place

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
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Cost

Admission is free.

Family Fun Activities

From princesses, superheroes and magic shows to kids yoga and zoo animals, there's fun for the whole family. Take a tour of our beautiful, newly expanded hospital — designed by families, for families.

Live entertainment 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
  • Wilmington Youth Jazz Band (10:30–11:30 a.m.)
  • 93.7 WSTW's Mike Rossi (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • Break dancing (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Atiba Fields Steel Drum Band (11:30 a.m. to noon)
  • Chico's Vibe (noon to 1 p.m., 1:30–2:30 p.m., 3–4 p.m.)
  • Emerald Isle Academy of Irish Dance (1–1:30 p.m.)
Scheduled activities:
  • kids yoga sessions (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
  • magic show (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
  • animals from the Brandywine Zoo (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
All day activities:
  • princesses, superheroes and other favorite children's characters
  • face painting
  • Touch a Truck featuring fire and rescue vehicles
  • obstacle course
  • games, activities and physical challenges
  • health and wellness information
  • and much, much more.

Food Trucks

Grab a sandwich, salad, smoothie or something sweet to eat from one of the many food trucks that will be onsite for Community Day.

Parking Information

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
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Signs will direct guests to free parking.


Directions to the Hospital

From the South (I-95):
  • On I-95 North, take exit 8, Concord Pike/Route 202 N. exit. Stay to the left.
  • On Route 202, turn left at the third traffic light onto Powder Mill Road.
  • Powder Mill Road will become Children’s Drive and take you to the hospital's main gates.
  • Turn left at traffic light before the gates and follow event signs to parking.
From the North (Route 202):
  • Take Route 202 South.
  • Turn right onto Powder Mill Road (the AstraZeneca campus will be on the right).
  • Powder Mill Road will become Children’s Drive and take you to the hospital's main gates.
  • Turn left at traffic light before the gates and follow event signs to parking.
From the West:
  • Take Route 141 North (Barley Mill Road), crossing the Tyler McConnell Bridge.
  • Turn left at the duPont Experimental station, staying on Route 141 North.
  • Travel a mile and a half, making a right at the second light onto Children’s Drive.
  • Children's Drive will take you to the hospital's main gates.
  • Turn left at traffic light before the gates and follow event signs to parking.

 

Take a Tour

We invite you to tour our new Emergency Department, patient rooms, Discovery Zone, Anthony N. Fusco, Sr. Atrium and more.

Tours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(tours run approx. 30 min.)


Designed by Families, for Families

Learn more about what you can expect when we open our newly expanded hospital in October.

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