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10:30 Holy p.m.; Fam­ily Sun­day, Sum­mer­fest:1 to 9:30 p.m., Tonight,at Holy5 to Fam­ily10:30 p.m.; Church, Satur­day,15 Gen­der1 to Road. The an­nual car­ni­val in­cludes rides, games, food and live mu­sic. Free ad­mis­sion and park­ing. Un­lim­ited ride pass $22 per day. Art gallery re­cep­tion: Tonight, 6 to 8 p.m., at Newark Arts Al­liance, 276 E. Main St. A re­cep­tion will in­tro­duce NAA’s ex­hibit “An Ab­stract Ap­proach,” which fea­tures ab­stract art from lo­cal artists. The ex­hibit will be on dis­play through July 21. 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. Bud­weiser Cly­des­dales pa­rade: Satur­day, 2 to 4 p.m., Main Street. A horse-drawn car­riage will de­liver cer­e­mo­nial cases of beer to down­town bars and restau­rants. Pa­rade starts at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen and ends at the Park N Shop plaza. Film show­ing: Satur­day, 2 p.m., at Newark Free Li­brary, 750 Li­brary Ave. This month’s film is “Land of Mine,” which is set in post-World War II Den­mark and tells the story of a group of young Ger­man POWs forced to clear a beach of thou­sands of land­mines un­der the watch of a Dan­ish sergeant who slowly learns to ap­pre­ci­ate their plight. Adults only. Free. Folk­tales and fire­light: Satur­day, 7 p.m., at the Delaware Acad­emy of Science, 115 Robert L. Mel­son Lane. Event fea­tures a bon­fire as well as Norse and Vik­ing folk­tales told by sto­ry­teller Ellen Weiner. Bring chairs or blan­kets and marsh­mal­lows to roast. $2 per per­son. Writer’s work­shop: Sun­day, 2 p.m., at Newark Free Li­brary, 750 Li­brary Ave. Work­shop ex­plores how to ex­plore one’s own life by writ­ing a mem­oir. Reg­is­ter at the Adult Ref­er­ence Desk or by call­ing 302-731-7550. Ages 15+. Free. Con­cert: Wed­nes­day, 6:30 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park’s Car­pen­ter Re­cre­ation Area, 880 New Lon­don Road. The band kRUSH, a trib­ute to RUSH, will per­form as part of the park’s weekly sum­mer con­cert se­ries. Free, but park fees ap­ply. The Great Checker Chal­lenge: Thurs­day, 6 to 8 p.m., Handloff Park Pavil­ion, 1000 Barks­dale Road. Look­ing for a chal­lenge? The Great Checker Chal­lenge will pair peo­ple up to en­joy some fun and com­pe­ti­tion. His­tory Quiz­tory: Thurs­day, 6:30 p.m., at Glasgow Park barn, 2275 Pu­laski High­way. Mary Tor­bey, from the Newark His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, will give a pre­sen­ta­tion about the leg­end of Edgar Allen Poe in Newark, and the ses­sion con­cludes with a quiz. Par­tic­i­pants are en­cour­aged to join teams and com­pete to win prizes. Free. Reg­is­ter at www.eventbrite.com/e/his­tory-quiz­tory-at-glasgow-bank-barn-tick­ets-30140569254.

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