The week ahead
First Friday Ride: Today, 5:30 p.m., at Newark Shopping Center. A casual community bike ride sponsored by BikeNewark begins at the shopping center and travels a 6-mile course through the city. After the ride, participants will meet at The Perfect Blend for food. Participants may park for free at the shopping center. Full moon hike: Tonight, 7 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park’s Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road. A naturalist will lead a hike through the park. $5. Register by calling 302-368-6900. Concert: Monday, 3 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park’s Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road. The band Triple Rail Turn will perform to conclude the park’s weekly summer concert series. Free, but park fees apply. Planning commission: 7 p.m. Tuesday, at city hall,
220 S. Main St. The planning commission will discuss the Planning Commission Rules of Procedure and the 2018 Planning Commission Work Plan.
Bicyclists participate in a previous First Friday bike ride around the city.