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First Fri­day Ride: To­day, 5:30 p.m., at Ne­wark Shop­ping Cen­ter. A ca­sual com­mu­nity bike ride spon­sored by Bike Ne­wark be­gins at the shop­ping cen­ter and trav­els through the city. Af­ter the ride, par­tic­i­pants will meet at the Ne­wark Bike Project for food and drinks. Par­tic­i­pants may park for free at the shop­ping cen­ter.

Com­mu­nity yard sale: Satur­day, 8 a.m., at Pen­cader Her­itage Mu­seum, 2029 Sun­set Lake Road. Var­i­ous ven­dors will of­fer items for sale. Mu­seum will be open for free start­ing at 10 a.m.

Gar­den tour: Satur­day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Ne­wark Arts Al­liance, 276 E. Main St. Par­tic­i­pants will take a self-guided tour of 12 Ne­wark-area gar­dens. The an­nual tour starts at NAA, where par­tic­i­pants will pick up a map of the gar­dens. Tick­ets are $20 for adults and $10 for chil­dren.

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.

Plan­ning com­mis­sion meet­ing: Tues­day, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. The plan­ning com­mis­sion will dis­cuss a pro­posal for a cell­phone an­tenna on top of the Univer­sity of Delaware Book­store, the 2018-2020 Cap­i­tal Im­prove­ments Pro­gram bud­get process and the Rental Hous­ing Needs As­sess­ment Study Phase Two find­ings.

Concert: Wed­nes­day, 6:30 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park’s Car­pen­ter Recre­ation Area, 880 New London Road. The Ne­wark Com­mu­nity Band will per­form as part of the park’s weekly sum­mer concert se­ries. Free, but park fees ap­ply.

Pub­lic meet­ing: Wed­nes­day, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Park N Shop will present a plan to re­place the for­mer M&T Bank in the shop­ping cen­ter with a three-story build­ing con­tain­ing a cof­fee shop and stu­dent apart­ments. Com­ments from the pub­lic are wel­come.

Concert: Thurs­day, 7 p.m., on the Academy Lawn. The Ne­wark Parks and Recre­ation De­part­ment’s spring concert se­ries con­tin­ues with polka mu­sic per­formed by Polka­del­phia.

Chapel Street Play­ers show: June 9 and 10 at 8 p.m.; June 11 at 2 p.m., at Chapel Street Play­house, 27 N. Chapel St. The Chapel Street Play­ers will per­form “The Fantasticks,” a 1960 mu­si­cal about two neigh­bor­ing fathers who trick their chil­dren into fall­ing in love by pre­tend­ing to feud. Tick­ets $20. Visit chapel­street­play­ or call 302- 368-2248.

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Fran Hart (right) shows guests around her gar­den on West Main Street dur­ing the Ne­wark Arts Al­liance’s gar­den tour in 2015. The event re­turns Satur­day.

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