The week ahead
Sheldon Shuffle 5K: Saturday, 9 a.m., at The Greene Turtle, 250 S. main St. The 5k run/walk will raise money for Exceptional Care for Children, a pediatric nursing home near Newark. An after-party will be hled at the The Greene Turtle. Registration $20 at www.fusionracetiming.com.
Cooch's Bridge memorial: Saturday, 10 a.m., at the Pencader Heritage Museum, 2029 Sunset Lake Road. A ceremony will mark te 240th anniversary of the Battle of Cooch's Bridge and honor the 20 colonial soldiers who died in the battle.
Hot Dogs for Heroes: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Acme, 100 Suburban Drive. Hot dogs and other food will be on sale, with the proceeds going to Aetna hose Hook and Ladder Company and the Newark Police Department. Aetna and NPD will be on hand to do demonstrations.
Pub putt: Saturday, noon, starting at Santa Fe Mexican Grill, 190 E. Main St. Several Main Street restaurants will have miniature putting greens set up inside during this unique fundraiser sponsored by the Delaware jaycees. $25.
For tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/delawarejaycees-pub-putt-tickets-35853088553.
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day race: Sunday, 9 a.m., at the corner of Amstel Avenue and Orchard Road. The race includes 5K and 10K courses. An after-party at The Deer Park Tavern will feature Irish food, music and beer. Registration $25 for 5K and $35 for 10K at www.fusionracetiming.com.
9/11 memorial: Monday, 9 a.m., at Olan Thomas Park, 89 Paper Mill Road. Newark and UD will pay tribute to those who killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Open to the public.
City council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m. at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will hear budget presentations from the electric department, finance department and Alderman’s Court. It will also give staff direction on how to proceed with the proposed Charles Emerson Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge over White Clay Creek.
Art gallery reception: Sept. 15, 6 to 8 p.m., at Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E. Main St. A reception will introduce NAA’s exhibit, “Abstract Art in Acadia’s Rocks”. This two-person show features photographs by Pat Field and Elisabeth Bard, depicting different parts of Acadia National Park on Mt. Desert Island in Maine. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 23. Free.
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