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July Dances for Summer Fun

Most days this month were hot, but those summer nights were cool at the mid-summer dances hosted by The Arc of Delaware. The New Castle dance featured pizza and music by DJ Paul with help from Joey, a Salesianum High School volunteer. Whether moving to the beat or just enjoying the sound, over 200 people […]

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Dancing through June

June was a exceptional month for dances in all three counties! New Castle welcomed over 170 guests who danced for hours to the music of DJ Paul. Volunteers from Radiant/Fulcrum (a Run/Walk/Roll sponsor), along with Gage, a student from Salesianum HS, helped serve pizza to the crowd. Kent county’s Almost Summer theme featured beachballs, balloons […]

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May Dances Celebrate Spring

Several hundred people celebrated spring by attending The Arc of Delaware dances in New Castle and Dover in May.  Using a Memorial Day theme, the Dover dance highlighted the holiday with music, friends and fun. Dancing and games filled the evening. As always, birthday honorees were part of the celebration. A big thank you to Herr’s […]

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St. Patrick Day Dances

Twas a very lucky night for “Irish” dancers at The Arc of Delaware dances held at both Dover and New Castle venues on March 17, 2023. In addition to good music and good friends, volunteers from the Dover Century Club provided delicious refreshments to the attendees in Dover. As usual, March birthdays were recognized and […]

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February Dances

This month welcomed several hundred familiar faces to the The Arc of Delaware dances, held in Dover on February 15th and in New Castle on February 25th. In Dover, a Valentine’s Day theme prevailed. DJ Lori T. got the group hopping with popular music. We also wished several attendees happy February birthday! A big thanks […]

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Dancing in the New Year

The Arc of Delaware held its first dances of the new year on January 20th, 2023. In addition to the monthly Mid-Del dance in Dover, we were able to host a parallel dance in New Castle–same date and time, different venue and DJ. In Dover, more than 200 friends were happy to see each other […]

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Happy Holidays Dance 2022

The Arc of Delaware’s final dance of the year was filled with good tidings and cheer! Over 250 guests, many dressed in festive attire, celebrated with music played by the ever-popular DJ Lori!  In between songs, DJ Lori also teased the audience that surprise guests would be arriving soon. Shortly thereafter, Disney tunes started playing […]

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Thanksgiving Dance 2022

About 260 friends came together in November at Wyoming UM church in Dover to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with dance, food and fun. We met several first-timers this month and hope you will come back and join us again soon. Out on the floor, DJ Lori showed the enthusiastic dancers how to “wobble till they […]

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Dancing and Costumes and Games, Oh My!

The Mid-Del Halloween Dance in Dover was the first indoor event held after two years of Covid restrictions. Over 200 excited participants showed up ready to celebrate with their friends and get back on the dance floor. DJ Lori T spun the music favored by the crowd, and called all those born in October to […]

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Mid-Summer Fun!

Despite the heat, about 100 people came out on a Friday night in July to enjoy music, dancing and socializing at The Arc of Delaware summer dance party in Dover. A very welcome guest that night was Andre M. Boggerty, at-large representative of the Dover City Council.  Mr. Boggerty is an advocate for The Arc, […]