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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.fu­sion­race­tim­

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, visit­jaycees-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.fu­sion­race­tim­

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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