The week ahead
Cookie Walk: Today, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 200 Marrows Road. Cookies, soup and sandwiches will be available for purchase. For pre-orders, call 302-738-4331.
Tree lighting: Tonight, 5 to 9 p.m., at Glasgow Park, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Tree lighting begins at 7 p.m. There will also be live music, refreshments, make-and-take crafts and a holiday market. Guests are encouraged to bring cameras for their children’s visits with Santa. Free.
Christmas concert: Tonight, 7:30 p.m., at Ogletown Baptist Church, 316 Red Mill Road. The First State Symphonic Band will perform “Russian Christmas Music for Symphonic Band” and themes from “The Polar Express” as well as other Christmas favorites. Free.
Craft fair: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Glasgow High School, 1901 S. College Ave. Vendors will have crafts and other hand-made gifts for sale. Event benefits the Glasgow swim team.
Holiday craft fair: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Shue-Medill Middle School, 1500
Capitol Trail. Thirty vendors will have items for sale.
Christmas Cantata: Sunday, 10:30 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church of Newark, 292
W. Main St. The church choir will perform “Let the Whole World Sing.” Free.
Holiday concert: Sunday, 3 p.m., at The Independence School, 1300 Paper Mill Road. The Newark Symphony Holiday Pops Concert features selections from the Nutcracker, followed by Hanukkah songs, and other holiday favorites, including “The Polar Express” and “Home Alone.” Special guest performers include the Wilmington Handbell Ensemble, and a 100-voice choir. Tickets up to $25.
Council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will vote on a proposed increase to the stormwater fee and also decide whether to suspend Caffe Gelato’s liquor permit because of alleged alcohol violations.
School board meeting: Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Kirk Middle School, 140 Brennen Dr. School board will vote on personnel recommendations, potential cameras at Brennen and a date for referendum.
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.