The week ahead
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.