The week ahead
Turkey Trot: Saturday, at Handloff Park, 1000 Barksdale Road. Newark Parks and Recreation will hold the traditional pre-Thanksgiving 5K and 10K. Registration begins at 8 a.m, with the 10K starting at 9 and the 5K starting at 10:30. Day-of registration is $35. Coats will be collected for those in need.
Craft fair: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kingswood United Methodist Church, 300 Marrows Road. Vendors will have crafts for sale, and the church will sell lunch and baked goods. Free admission.
Fix-it Cafe: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Glasgow Park Bank Barn, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Attendees can bring a broken lamp, vacuum, waffle iron, sewing machine or other item and work beside an experienced volunteer to repair the item. Free.
Concert: Saturday, 7:30 p.m., at Newark United Methodist Church, 69 E. Main St. The Newark Symphony Orchestra will perform. Adults $15; seniors $10; students $8. Interfaith service: Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. at Newark United Methodist Church, 69 E.
Main St. The annual pre-Thanksgiving service rotates between different churches each year and brings together Newarkers of all faiths. Free and open to the public. Thanksgiving breakfast: Thursday, 8 to 10:30 a.m. at George Wilson Center, 303 New
London Road. Sponsored by the Newark Parks and Recreation Department, the breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit, coffee, juice and tea. Call 302-366-7000 for reservations. $3 in advance, $6 at the door. Seniors admitted free.
Run for Pie 5K: Thursday, 9 a.m. at Glasgow Park, 2275 Pulaski Highway. After the race, a party featuring Thanksgiving pies will be held in the park. Day-of registration is $30.
Thanksgiving dinner: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ogletown Baptist Church, 316 Red Mill
Road. Free. Call 302-737-2511 to make a reservation.
NHS all-class reunion: Nov. 24, 6 to 10 p.m., at Newark Country Club, 300 W. Main
St. All Newark High School alumni are welcome. $15 admission includes light fare. Cash bar.
For more events, visit newarkpostonline.com/calendar. To submit listings, go online or email [email protected]postonline.com. Information runs in the print edition as space is available.
Matthew Curtis Porter, of West Grove, Pa., runs last year’s Turkey Trot wearing a pumpkin pie hat.