The week ahead

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Glas­gow Park Farm­ers Mar­ket: To­day, 3 to 7 p.m., at Glas­gow Park, 2275 Pu­laski High­way. The weekly farm­ers mar­ket opens for the sea­son with 17 ven­dors.

NPD trad­ing card launch: To­day, 4 p.m., at Launch Tram­po­line Park, 200

In­ter­change Blvd. The Ne­wark Po­lice Depart­ment will kick off the lat­est round of its trad­ing card pro­gram. Kids are en­cour­aged to col­lect cards rep­re­sent­ing each of­fi­cer in or­der to win prizes.

First Fri­day Ride: Tonight, 5:15 p.m., on the UD Green at the Delaware Av­enue

cross­walk. The ca­sual com­mu­nity bike ride is spon­sored by Bike Ne­wark. Af­ter the ride, par­tic­i­pants will meet back at The Green for a post-ride party.

Res­i­dent En­sem­ble Play­ers show: Tonight and Thurs­day at 7:30 p.m.; Satur­day at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sun­day at 2 p.m.; at Roselle Cen­ter for the Arts, 130

Am­s­tel Ave. REP will per­form “Tartuffe,” which tells the story of Tartuffe, who mas­quer­ades as a pi­ous man of the cloth while work­ing to swin­dle the gullible Or­gon out of his for­tune, daugh­ter, and rep­u­ta­tion. But ev­ery­one else in the house­hold smells a rat. When Tartuffe is threat­ened with ex­po­sure, he ups both the ante and the hi­lar­ity. Tick­ets $15 to $30. Call (302) 831-2204 or visit

Mayor’s com­mu­nity bike ride: Satur

day at Ne­wark Shop­ping Cen­ter. Check-in for cy­clists begins at 9 a.m., and the 2.5mile ride will leave the shop­ping cen­ter at 10:15 a.m. The 8.5-mile ride will de­part at 11 a.m. Adults $5; kids 17 and un­der free. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the bike com­mu­nity in Ne­wark.

First State Flea Mar­ket: Satur­day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Glas­gow Park, 2275 Pu­laski

High­way. Ven­dors will sell an­tiques, vin­tage items, re­pur­posed fur­nish­ings and hand­crafted goods. Food trucks will sell food.

Free Comic Book Day: Satur­day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Cap­tain Blue Hen Comics, 280 E. Main St. Event in­cludes ac­tiv­i­ties, games and free comic books. Creek Fest: Satur­day, noon to 4 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park’s Car­pen­ter Re­cre­ation Area, 880 New Lon­don Road. Creek Fest cel­e­brates the many ways to en­joy and pro­tect the White Clay Creek. At­ten­dees can en­joy live mu­sic, chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, ex­hibits, ven­dors, ed­u­ca­tional hikes, food and other live en­ter­tain­ment. Free ad­mis­sion, but state park en­try fees are in ef­fect.

Gospel con­cert: Satur­day, 7 p.m., at Salem United Methodist Church, 469 Salem

Church Road. The Le­fevre Quar­tet, a gospel group from At­lanta, will per­form. Free; do­na­tions ac­cepted. Co-op Farm­ers Mar­ket: Sun­day, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Ne­wark Shop­ping Cen­ter. The weekly farm­ers mar­ket opens for the sea­son with 37 ven­dors.

Tri-State Bird Res­cue open house: Sun­day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Tri-State Bird

Res­cue, 170 Pos­sum Hol­low Road. At­ten­dees can tour the fa­cil­ity and view birds of prey up close. Lo­cal ven­dors will of­fer a chance to shop for Mother’s Day gifts, and food, bev­er­ages, baked goods, and TriS­tate mer­chan­dise will also be avail­able for pur­chase. Free, but do­na­tions of cash or plain white pa­per tow­els are en­cour­aged.

Iron Hill Ar­chae­ol­ogy and Her­itage Fes­ti­val: Sun­day, noon to 4:30 p.m., at Iron

Hill Mu­seum, 1355 Old Bal­ti­more Pike. At­ten­dees can ex­plore com­mu­nity his­tory, dig with pro­fes­sional ar­chae­ol­o­gists, try their archery skills and watch demon­stra­tions of black­smithing and other skills. $5 for adults, $4 for stu­dents and free for chil­dren un­der 4 and scouts in uni­form.

Coun­cil meet­ing: Mon­day, 7 p.m., at

city hall, 220 S. Main St. Coun­cil will vote on changes to the Down­town Ne­wark Part­ner­ship, elim­i­nat­ing the Pro­mot­ing Owner-Oc­cu­pancy of Homes Pro­gram and a $213,000 con­tract for a con­sul­tant to help the city im­ple­ment a stormwa­ter fee.

Jour­nal­ism speaker: Thurs­day, 3:30 p.m., at Gore Hall (Room 104), 114 The

Green. Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff, coau­thors of the Pulitzer Prize-win­ning book “The Race Beat: The Press, The Civil Rights Strug­gle, and The Awak­en­ing of a Na­tion,” will speak to a UD jour­nal­ism class about race and jour­nal­ism. Com­mu­nity mem­bers are in­vited to at­tend the pre­sen­ta­tion. Free.


The Co-op Farm­ers Mar­ket at Ne­wark Shop­ping Cen­ter opens for the sea­son on Sun­day.

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