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and Free Mon­day, park­ing: down­town Sun­day Newark. me­ters and City-run park­ing park­ing lots will day. offer free park­ing all Hang­over Helper 5K: Mon­day, 10 a.m., starts near the cor­ner of Am­s­tel Av­enue and Or­chard Road. Par­tic­i­pants are en­cour­aged to wear pa­ja­mas or a one­sie for the 5K run/walk. An af­ter-party is planned at The Deer Park Tav­ern. Reg­is­tra­tion $25 at www.fu­sion­race­tim­ Na­tive Amer­i­can Super Moon Cer­e­mony: Mon­day, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist Fel­low­ship of Newark, 420 Willa Road. Jan. 1 marks the super moon, when the moon is clos­est to the earth for 2018. The church will mark the oc­ca­sion with a Na­tive Amer­i­can moon cer­e­mony. Corn­bread, suc­co­tash and bean soup will be pro­vided, along with bev­er­ages. Free. Plan­ning com­mis­sion meet­ing: Tues­day, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. The plan­ning com­mis­sion will con­sider a plan to build 11 town­house-style apart­ments at 30 Benny St. and 155 S. Chapel St. It will also dis­cuss a pro­posal to re­quire de­vel­op­ers to sub­mit floor plans dur­ing the sub­di­vi­sion process.

First Day hikes: Mon­day, 1 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park. Park staff in­vites com­mu­nity mem­bers to start off 2018 with a hike out­doors. Mem­bers of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will lead four sep­a­rate hikes, rang­ing from 1.4 miles to 4 miles. The hikes be­gin at Car­pen­ter Re­cre­ation Area, the Judge Mor­ris Es­tate and the na­ture cen­ter park­ing lot. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.destateparks. com/first­day or call (302) 368-6560. Free. First Fri­day Ride: Fri­day, Jan. 5, 5:30 p.m., at Newark Shop­ping Cen­ter. A ca­sual com­mu­nity bike ride spon­sored by Bike Newark will be­gin at the shop­ping cen­ter and cruise around Newark’s neigh­bor­hood streets to see hol­i­day lights and dec­o­ra­tions. Par­tic­i­pants may park for free at the shop­ping cen­ter.

For more events, visit newark­pos­ton­­en­dar. To sub­mit list­ings, go on­line or email news@newark­pos­ton­ In­for­ma­tion runs in the print edi­tion as space is avail­able.


Kim Ryan, Bob Knap­pen­berger and Lucy Knap­pen­berger cel­e­brate the new year at the Hang­over Helper 5K last year.

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