The week ahead
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 email@example.com. Information runs in the print edition as space is available.