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Cookie Walk: To­day, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at St. An­drew’s Pres­by­te­rian Church, 200 Mar­rows Road. Cook­ies, soup and sand­wiches will be avail­able for pur­chase. For pre-or­ders, call 302738-4331. Tree light­ing: Tonight, 5 to 9 p.m., at Glas­gow Park, Glas­gow Park, 2275 Pu­laski High­way. Tree light­ing be­gins at 7 p.m. There will also be live mu­sic, re­fresh­ments, make-and-take crafts and a hol­i­day mar­ket. Guests are en­cour­aged to bring cam­eras for their chil­dren’s vis­its with Santa. Free. Chapel Street Play­ers: Tonight and Satur­day at 8 p.m., Sun­day at 2 p.m., at Chapel Street Play­house, 27 N.

Chapel St. With charm, wit and heart, “You’re a Good Man, Char­lie Brown” explores life through the eyes of iconic anti-hero Char­lie Brown along with his friends from the Peanuts gang and his ever-faith­ful dog Snoopy. Tick­ets $5-$20. Call 302-368-2248. Craft fair: Satur­day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Glas­gow High School, 1901 S. Col­lege Ave. Ven­dors will have crafts and other hand­made gifts for sale. Event ben­e­fits the Glas­gow swim team. Santa Cause 5K: Satur­day, 10 a.m., starts near the cor­ner of Am­s­tel Av­enue and Or­chard Road. Par­tic­i­pants are en­cour­aged to wear Santa hats for the 5K run/walk, which ben­e­fits sev­eral lo­cal non­prof­its. An af­ter­party is planned at The Deer Park Tav­ern. Regis­tra­tion $25 at www.fu­sion­race­tim­ Con­cert: Sun­day, 3 p.m., at First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Ne­wark, 292 W. Main St. The Ne­wark Community Band will per­form a Christ­mas con­cert. Free. Or­ches­tra con­cert: Sun­day, 3 p.m., at the In­de­pen­dence School, 1300 Pa­per Mill Road. The Ne­wark Sym­phony Or­ches­tra will per­form sev­eral pieces, in­clud­ing Aaron Co­p­land’s “A Lin­coln Por­trait,” which will be nar­rated by for­mer UD pro­fes­sor and CNN cor­re­spon­dent Ralph Be­gleiter Tick­ets $15-$25. Coun­cil meet­ing: Mon­day, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Coun­cil will con­sider a pro­posal to in­crease the cost of park­ing down­town and vote on a plan to build stu­dent apart­ments on Benny Street, among other is­sues. Spe­cial coun­cil meet­ing: Wed­nes­day, 6:30 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Coun­cil will in­ter­view sev­eral firms in­ter­ested in help­ing the city con­duct its search for a new city man­ager. Con­cert: Dec. 15, 7 p.m., at First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Ne­wark, 292 W. Main St. The Ch­e­sa­peake Sil­ver Cor­net Brass Band will per­form Christ­mas clas­sics. Free.

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The Glas­gow High School Craft Fair re­turns for the 26th year on Satur­day.

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