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POW/MIA re­mem­brance: Tonight, 6 p.m., on the Acad­emy Lawn, 105 E. Main St. A cer­e­mony will re­mem­ber pris­on­ers of war and those miss­ing in ac­tion. The event is part of VFW Post 475’s 24-hour vigil in recog­ni­tion of POW/MIA Day. Open to the pub­lic. Oktoberfest: To­day, 6 to 11 p.m.; Satur­day, noon to 11 p.m.; Sun­day, noon to 6 p.m., at Delaware Saenger­bund, 49 Salem Church Road. The an­nual fes­ti­val fea­tures Ger­man food, beer, mu­sic and rides. Ad­mis­sion is $8 per per­son. Park­ing and shut­tle avail­able at Chris­tiana High School for $5. Nun Run 5K: Satur­day, 9 a.m., at Lit­tle Sis­ters of the Poor,

185 Salem Church Road. 5K race helps sup­port se­niors in need. $30 sign-up fee in­cludes post-race party. For more info, visit www.nun­run5k.org. Char­ity fair: Satur­day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. Ni­cholas Episcopal Church, 10 Old Ne­wark Road. Event in­cludes a com­mu­nity yard sale, out­door mar­ket and food sales. Delaware Walk for PKD: Satur­day, 10 a.m. at Glas­gow Park, 2275 Pu­laski High­way. Two walks — a 1-mile course and a 2-mile course — will raise money for poly­cys­tic kid­ney dis­ease re­search. Reg­is­ter at walk­forpkd.org/delaware. 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. Ver­sus Gam­ing Con: Satur­day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Aetna Fire Hall, 400 Ogle­town Road. The event will of­fer all forms of gam­ing, in­clud­ing card games, table­top games, RPGs and a bit of video games. Tick­ets $5 at the door or on­line at ver­sus2017.eventbrite.com. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Mul­ti­ple Myeloma Re­search Foun­da­tion. Com­mu­nity Day: Sun­day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the UD Green. Ne­wark’s an­nual fes­ti­val re­turns with hun­dreds of ven­dors, food, per­for­mances, chil­dren’s games and more. 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 https://www. eventbrite.com/e/his­tory-quiz­tory-the-bank-barn-tick­ets-30140569254.

For more events, visit newark­pos­ton­line.com/cal­en­dar. To sub­mit list­ings, go on­line or email news@newark­pos­ton­line.com. In­for­ma­tion runs in the print edi­tion as space is avail­able.

NE­WARK POST PHOTO BY KARIE SIM­MONS

Vol­un­teers serve desserts to vis­i­tors at Ne­wark’s Oktoberfest last year.

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