The week ahead
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 email@example.com. Information runs in the print edition as space is available.