The week ahead
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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