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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 newark­pos­ton­­en­dar. To sub­mit list­ings, go on­line or email news@ ne­wark post on­line. com. In­for­ma­tion runs in the print edi­tion as space is avail­able.

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