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St. Pa­trick’s Day din­ner: Tonight, 5 to 9 p.m., at VFW Post 475, 100 Vet­er­ans Drive. Cost of $12 in­cludes corned beef or ham, cab­bage, pota­toes, green beans and a roll or corn bread. Green beer avail­able for pur­chase. Call 302-366-8438 to re­serve seat­ing. “The Post” lec­ture and movie screen­ing: Tonight, 7:30 p.m., Tra­bant Univer­sity Cen­ter Theater, 17 W. Main St. The theater will show “The Post,” which stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep and tells the story of the Wash­ing­ton Post’s de­ci­sion to pub­lish the Pen­tagon Papers. Prior to the movie, the UD jour­nal­ism depart­ment will host a talk by Paul Kane, a UD alum who covers congress for the Wash­ing­ton Post. Free re­fresh­ments. Movie ad­mis­sion $3.

Con­cert: Tonight, 8 p.m., at Mitchell Hall, 134 The Green. The Univer­sity of Delaware’s sym­phony orches­tra will per­form. $15 for adults; $10 for UD fac­ulty/staff/alumni and se­niors; $5 for stu­dents. Sum­mer camp fair: Satur­day, 9:30 to noon, at the Roselle Cen­ter for the Arts, 130 Am­s­tel Ave. The Ne­wark Parks and Recre­ation Depart­ment and other or­ga­ni­za­tions will show­case sum­mer camp of­fer­ings. Free.

Con­cert: Satur­day, 8 p.m., at Mitchell Hall, 134 The Green. The Univer­sity of Delaware’s wind en­sem­ble and sym­phonic band will per­form. $15 for adults; $10 for UD fac­ulty/staff/ alumni and se­niors; $5 for stu­dents. Con­cert: Sun­day, 3 p.m., at the First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Ne­wark, 292 W. Main St.

The Ne­wark Com­mu­nity Band will cel­e­brate its 35th an­niver­sary by per­form­ing clas­si­cal, Latin, theater and folk pieces, in ad­di­tion to the pop­u­lar Brubeck jazz num­ber, “Take Five.” Free. Can­di­date fo­rum: Tues­day, 7 p.m., at Ne­wark Se­nior Cen­ter, 200 Whitechapel Drive.

The five peo­ple can­di­dates run­ning for city coun­cil will par­tic­i­pate in a fo­rum spon­sored by the League of Women Vot­ers. Spring equinox cel­e­bra­tion: Tues­day, 7 p.m., at Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist Fel­low­ship of Ne­wark, 420 Willa Road. UUFN will cel­e­brate the spring equinox with a ser­vice labyrinth walk and re­fresh­ments. Free and open to the pub­lic.

Con­cert: Wed­nes­day, 8 p.m., Roselle Cen­ter for the Arts, 130 Am­s­tel Ave. The Ser­afin String Quar­tet with guest artists Hal Gross­man, and Julie Coucheron will per­form. $15 for adults; $10 for UD fac­ulty/staff/alumni & se­niors; $5 for stu­dents. Five and Wine run: Satur­day, March 24, 9 a.m., be­gins at the cor­ner of Main and Academy streets. The run/walk, meant to co­in­cide with the city’s Wine and Dine Fes­ti­val, will take par­tic­i­pants on a 5-mile course through the city. The event in­cludes af­ter-par­ties at Klondike Kate’s and Stone Bal­loon Ale House. Reg­is­tra­tion is $35 at www.fu­sion­race­tim­ing.com. Easter egg hunt: Satur­day, March 24, 10 a.m. at White Clay Creek State Park’s Car­pen­ter Recre­ation Area, 880 New Lon­don Road. Or­ga­nized by the Ne­wark Parks and Recre­ation Depart­ment. Kids up to age 4 start at 10 a.m. Kids 5 to 9 start at 10:30. Par­tic­i­pants should bring a bas­ket or bag for col­lect­ing eggs. Free. Rain date is Sun­day at 2 p.m. Free, but state park fees are in ef­fect.

Wine and Dine Fes­ti­val: Satur­day, March 24, noon to 5 p.m. Down­town Ne­wark restau­rants will of­fer spe­cial wine sam­ples as well as food pair­ings dur­ing the Down­town Ne­wark Part­ner­ship’s an­nual fes­ti­val. For a list of par­tic­i­pat­ing restau­rants, visit www.en­joy­down­town­newark.com/wine­dine. Park­ing will be free at all down­town lots and me­ters. For more events, visit newark­pos­ton­line.com/cal­en­dar. To sub­mit list­ings, go on­line or email news@newark­pos­ton­line.com. In­for­ma­tion runs in the print edi­tion as space is avail­able.

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