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Flags for the fallen: To­day, 10:30 a.m., at the Univer­sity of Delaware North Green. Or­ga­nized by Blue Hen Vet­er­ans, a cer­e­mony and mo­ment of si­lence will honor vet­er­ans. The­ater per­for­mance:

Tonight, Sat­ur­day, Nov. 15, 16, 17 at 8 p.m. and Sun­day at 2 p.m. at Chapel Street Play­house, 27 N. Chapel St. “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” a comedic pro­duc­tion, looks at ever-present tech­nol­ogy and how cells phones con­nect and iso­late us. Adults: $18, se­niors: $12, stu­dents: $5. Art re­cep­tion: Tonight, 6 to 8 p.m., at Ne­wark Arts Al­liance, 276 E. Main St.

Cel­e­brat­ing 25 years of the Ne­wark Arts Al­liance, this in­vi­ta­tional show runs through Nov. 16. Re­cy­cling event: Sat­ur­day, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Univer­sity of Delaware STAR Cam­pus, 550 S. Col­lege Ave. Dis­pose of house­hold haz­ardous waste, elec­tronic goods and shred up to two file boxes of per­sonal con­fi­den­tial pa­pers.

Stuff the Bus: Sat­ur­day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Acme, Sub­ur­ban Plaza, Elk­ton Road.

Do­nate non-per­ish­able items for DART’s 2018 Stuff the Bus food drive. Items can in­clude canned goods, turkey pans, cof­fee and tea and more. WWI cer­e­mony: Sun­day, 10 a.m., at VFW Post 475, 100 Vet­er­ans Drive. The event

will com­mem­o­rate the 100th an­niver­sary of the end of World War I. City coun­cil: Mon­day, 5:30 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Coun­cil. Coun­cil will dis­cuss the city man­ager po­si­tion be­hind closed doors and may take a pub­lic vote. Coun­cil will also vote on sev­eral bids and con­tracts.

Vet­er­ans Day cer­e­mony: Mon­day, 2 p.m. at city hall, 220 S. Main St. The Ne­wark Morn­ing Ro­tary Club and Mayor Polly Sierer will com­mem­o­rate Vet­er­ans Day with a cer­e­mony. Christina Board of Ed­u­ca­tion: Tues­day, 7 p.m., at Stubbs El­e­men­tary School,

1100 N. Pine Street, Wilm­ing­ton. The board will dis­cuss re­new­ing con­tracts with dif­fer­ent ser­vices in the dis­trict. An evening of rem­i­nisc­ing: Wed­nes­day, 7 p.m., at Ne­wark Se­nior Cen­ter, 200 Whitechapel Drive. Join the Ne­wark His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety for an evening of rem­i­nisc­ing and com­mu­nity con­ver­sa­tion. Dr. Jim Jones, a na­tive Ne­warker and emer­i­tus pro­fes­sor of his­tory at West Ch­ester Univer­sity, will dis­play never-be­fore-seen pho­tos he took of Ne­wark’s Main Street in the early to mid-1980s and then lead an in­for­mal dis­cus­sion about life here in Ne­wark dur­ing that time pe­riod. Come ready to share your own mem­o­ries, or just sit back and en­joy hear­ing your neigh­bors rem­i­nisce.

Jim Jones took this photo of Main Street in the 1980s. He will dis­cuss it and oth­ers dur­ing a Ne­wark His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety event on Wed­nes­day.

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