What’s Happening Today – April 18, 2019
Today on DelmarvaLife –
It’s National High Five Day. Not just for sports fans, high fives became popular in the seventies after a Dodgers player hit a historic home run and performed the gesture. the holiday became official in 2002.
There always has, and there always will be some type of fascination with the royal family. In fact, some people take their admiration for the family and turn it into a type of obsession. Chincoteague Island author Daniel P.T. Thomas was born in North Wales, and has attended private British boarding schools. Today, he talks about his book, “The Come’ere: From Wales to Chincoteague Island.”
Two sisters in Dover are putting a unique twist on the push to encourage reading. They’re “virtually” reading to any boy or girl who will listen. We meet Zaria and Hailey Williard who read every night on Facebook and Instagram Live to children all over the world.
Spring fashion is in the spotlight on the Mid South Audio Stage. We get a sneak peek at some of the hottest styles courtesy of Vernon Powell.
The Kirby and Holloway Kitchen is full of ingredients that will help you add a special touch to your Easter feast. Personal chef Deborah Lee Walker shows us how to make apple-fennel chutney.
If you like dropping a line for rockfish, then you already know that Saturday is the opening day of the Maryland Striped Bass Trophy Season. Fish anywhere from ten to 40 pounds are reeled in during the championship season, but some have set the hook in fish over 50 pounds. You can keep one a day as long as it’s 35-inches or over. There’s an outside chance that Virginia may cancel their season because of low fish counts.
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