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ur­day; Chi­nese noon Fes­ti­val:to 6 p.m. Sun­day,5 to 9 p.m.at Chi­nese tonight; Amer­i­can11 a.m. to Com­mu­nity9 p.m. Sat-Cen­ter, 1313 Lit­tle Bal­ti­more Road. The fes­ti­val celebrates the rich di­ver­sity of Chi­nese cul­ture in the re­gion and fea­tures ex­hibits, food and cul­tural per­for­mances. Free.

Chapel Street Players show: Tonight and Satur­day at 8 p.m.; Sun­day 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 chapel­street­play­ers.org or call 302- 368-2248.

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.

Jam ses­sion: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pen­cader Her­itage Mu­seum, 2029 Sun­set Lake Road. Pen­cader’s res­i­dent folk­lorist E. Low­ell Ja­cobs will host a jam ses­sion for stringed in­stru­ments and dis­play a num­ber of his hand­made ban­jos. Bring your banjo, guitar, man­dolin, fid­dle or ukulele and join in for part or all of the day. Free.

NPD an­niver­sary: 1 to 4 p.m., at the Ne­wark Po­lice Depart­ment, 222 S. Main St. The event com­mem­o­rates the 150th an­niver­sary of the po­lice depart­ment and fea­tures tours of the po­lice sta­tion, demon­stra­tions of the spe­cial­ized po­lice units and games for chil­dren. NPD will also an­nounce the win­ners of the po­lice trad­ing card project. Free.

Folk­tales and fire­light: Satur­day, 7 p.m., at the Delaware Academy of Sci­ence, 115 Robert L. Mel­son Lane. Event fea­tures sto­ry­teller Ja­son Avery and a bon­fire. Bring your chairs or blan­kets and marsh­mal­lows to roast. $2 per per­son.

Coun­cil meet­ing: Mon­day, 6 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Coun­cil will dis­cuss, and pos­si­bly vote on, the pro­ce­dure for re­cruit­ing a new city man­ager.

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

Concert: Thurs­day, 7 p.m., on the Academy Lawn. The Ne­wark Parks and Recre­ation Depart­ment’s spring concert se­ries con­tin­ues with a per­for­mance by Tahira.

For more events, visit newark­pos­ton­line.com/ cal­en­dar. To sub­mit list­ings, go on­line or email news@newark­pos­ton­line.com. Information runs in the print edi­tion as space is avail­able.

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