The week ahead
Bike to Work Day: Today, 7:30 to 9 a.m., at Mentor’s Circle on the University of Delaware campus. Event will celebrate National Bike Week. Prizes will be randomly awarded to participants. “Bike trains” — groups of cyclists riding together — will leave at 7:20 a.m. from Fairfield Shopping Center, Curtis Mill Park, Delaware Technology Park, UD Field House, Downes Elementary and the intersection of Chrysler Avenue and Elkton Road. For more information, visit bikenewark.com.
Military encampment: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Pencader Heritage Museum, 2029 Sunset Lake Road. A variety of military equipment will be on display, and the museum will be open. Free.
Fix-it Cafe: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Glasgow Park Bank Barn, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Attendees can bring a broken lamp, vacuum, waffle iron, sewing machine or other item and work beside an experienced volunteer to repair the item. Free.
School Hill historical event: Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m., at the George Wilson Center, 303 New London Road. Volunteers will collect oral history accounts as well as scan and document mementos from current and former residents with connections to the New London Road and School Hill communities, where many African-Americans lived during the days of segregation. Free and open to the public.
Open studio: Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m., at Wynn Breslin Studio, 470 Terrapin Lane. Artist Wynn Breslin will give tours of her studio. Free.
Memorial Day ceremony and parade: Sunday, 1 p.m. A ceremony honoring fallen service members will be held on the UD Green, in front of Memorial Hall. Following the ceremony, at 2 p.m., Newark’s 82nd Memorial Day parade will begin. Marchers will begin at South College Avenue and proceed down Main Street to Chapel Street.
Education forum: Monday, 7 p.m., at Newark High School, 750 E. Delaware Ave. State Rep. Paul Baumbach will moderate a panel discussion about the future of public education. The speakers will include Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, State Sen. Dave Sokola, Christina Board President Elizabeth Paige, Christina Superintendent Richard Gregg and Newark Charter School Director Gregory Meece. Council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will discuss the 2018 budget process, the process for removing a city manager, amending sign fees and other issues.