Wilmington Trail Club @ Fort DuPont State Park
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Members of the Wilmington Trail Club will be hiking along the C&D canal.  Parking is in the lot adjacent to the barracks and Governor Bacon Health Center. Parking lot is located on Colter Road (formerly Kent), near Oak Lane in the Fort DuPont community.


Diamond State Baseball Club @ Team field (behind tennis court / theatre)
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come out and cheer for Delaware’s amateur 19th Century vintage baseball team!   The Diamond State Baseball Club demonstrates the spirit of baseball’s early years.  Watch history brought to life – the team’s name, uniform and rules are based on the original DSBBC formed in 1865.  Great family fun and a must for baseball fans!

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JRRWA Whippets Racing
Apr 28 – Apr 29 all-day
FDRPC Board of Directors Meeting @ Grass Dale Center, Ft. Delaware & Ft. DuPont State Park Office
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

The Fort DuPont Board of Directors meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 8:30 a.m., at the Grass Dale Center, 108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE 19706, unless otherwise noted.

The Board of Directors meetings are open to the public.

The Grass Dale center is located in the Ft. Delaware/Ft. DuPont State Park Office.                                                                                      fTo view the Board of Directors agenda or meeting minutes, click on the link(s) below.

FDRDC Agenda 3.14.18

Feb 2018 Minutes

2018 Wetland Festival @ Grass Dale Center
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Port Penn Historical Society presents                                                                                                                              2018 Wetland Festival                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Celebrating a tradition of boats, hunting, fishing & trapping                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Free Admission

Trucks – Music – Demo’s – Silent Auction – Crafters – Delaware Artists – Childrens’ Activities – Beer & Wine

For more details, click here   032018flyer.w

Wilmington Trail Club @ Fort DuPont
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Wilmington Trail Club invites it members to hike Fort DuPont and the Castle Trail on Saturday, May 26. Enjoy the natural beauty of The Fort, its surrounding areas, and take in a little history as you go.

Parking is located in the old parking lot along Colter Road (formerly Kent), adjacent to the Paynter Building. (The former barracks building is under renovation. It is the building next to the Governor Bacon Health Center (south side). Coordinates (above) are for the Fort DuPont Administrative Office. For those not familiar with the area, the coordinates will get you to Fort DuPont. Google Maps has not updated their system with our new street names and addresses and is not reliable.

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Antique Truck Show @ Battery Park
Jun 2 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Antique Truck Show in Battery Park, Delaware City

Free, family-friendly event open to the public

Recycle & Shred Event @ Parade Ground @ Fort DuPont
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Household Hazardous Waste- Product containers marked with words, “Warning: Hazardous,” “Flammable,” “Poisonous,” “Corrosive” or “Explosive.” For example; household cleaners, garden pesticides,  paint, nail polish, fluorescent bulbs, or antifreeze.

Paper Shredding- Residents can bring up to 2 file boxes of personal confidential papers for shredding (financial and legal documents, receipts, and tax and medical records). Papers with staples or paper clips are accepted.

Recycling of electronics

Rain or shine event