The week ahead
First Friday Ride: Tonight, 5:30 p.m., at Newark Shop
ping Center. A casual community bike ride sponsored by Bike Newark begins at the shopping center and travels a 4.1-mile course through the city. After the ride, participants will meet at Wood Fired Pizza for food and drinks. Participants may park for free at the shopping center. Stuff the bus: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Newark
Shopping Center. The Newark Rotary Club will collect coats, blankets, toiletries and nonperishable food for the Newark Empowerment Center. NewBark PawLooza: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Handloff Park, 1000 Barksdale Road. The city of Newark’s pet-focused event features demonstrations, contests and vendors. Leashed and vaccinated pets are welcome. Free. Daylight Savings Time ends: Sunday, 2 a.m. Remember to set clocks back one hour and test smoke detectors. Spaghetti dinner: Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., at Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road. The 35th-annual event raises money for the organization and also includes a bake sale and raffle. $10 for adults; $5 for kids. For tickets, call 302-368-5886. Budget hearing: Monday, 6 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. City council will discuss, and possibly vote on, the 2018 budget. Rodney stormwater pond meeting: Wednesday, 6
p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Officials will unveil the proposed design of the stormwater pond and park proposed for the Rodney dorm site. Stormwater fee information workshop: Thursday, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the George Wilson Center, 303 New London Road. Residents can stop by to learn more about the monthly stormwater fee that will go into effect next year. Veterans Day ceremony: Nov. 10, 10 a.m., on the University of Delaware Green near Memorial Hall. A ceremony will honor the sacrifices made by recent generations of American veterans. Art gallery reception: Nov. 10, 6 to 8 p.m., at Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E. Main St. A reception will introduce NAA’s exhibit, “Ordinary Objects.” The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 17. Free.
For more events, visit newarkpostonline.com/calendar. To submit listings, go online or email news@ newark post online. com. Information runs in the print edition as space is available.