The week ahead
Veterans Day ceremony: Today, 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: Tonight, 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. Free car washes: Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Blue Hen Car Wash, 1008 Capitol Trail. Veterans and current military personnel can receive a free car wash as part of a nationwide initiative involving 3,600 car wash businesses. Second Saturday Nature Crafts: Saturday, 12:30 to 2 p.m., at Glasgow Park Bank Barn, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Attendees can create decorative items using natural materials like seed pods, grasses, twigs and more. Depending on available time and weather, sessions may include a quick walk in the park where attendees will learn about the many natural materials they can use to make crafts of all types. Minimum age is 10. Free Veterans apple pie social: Sunday, 1 p.m., at the Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Road. Hear firsthand what being a veteran means and how to honor them for their service. Coffee and apple pie will be served. Free. Call 302-368-6900 to register. City council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will discuss the search for a city manager and award a contract for auditing services. Stormwater fee information workshop: Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Newark Senior Center, 200 Whitechapel Drive. Residents can stop by to learn more about the monthly stormwater fee that will go into effect next year. Energy conservation workshop: Thursday, 6 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Two workshops will teach attendees ways to conserve energy and, in turn, save money on their utility bills. Workshop attendees will receive an energy conservation kit (one per household) that includes LED light bulbs, a sensor nightlight, caulk and a caulk gun. RSVP by calling 302-366-7000. Free. History Quiztory: Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at Glasgow Park Bank Barn, 2275 Pulaski Highway. A historian will give a presentation about the modes of transportation in New Castle County in 1830, including the C&D Canal and the New Castle/Frenchtown railroad. The session concludes with a quiz. Participants are encouraged to join teams and compete to win prizes. Free. Register at www.eventbrite.com/e/history-quiztory-at-glasgow-bankbarn-tickets-30140569254. Author talk: Thursday, 7 p.m., at The Independence School, 1300 Paper Mill Road. Dr. Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, a UD professor and author of the New York Times bestseller, “Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children,” will speak and sign copies of her book. Free and open to the public.
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