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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 at­tory-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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