The week ahead
Windy Hills Luminary Night: Saturday, 6:30 to 9 p.m., in the Windy Hills neighborhood off Capitol Trail. As part of the community’s unique annual tradition, the streets will be lined with luminaries (small candles in white paper bags), and many houses will be decorated with holiday lights. Rain date is Sunday.
Holiday concert: Saturday, 7:30 p.m., at Kirkwood Library, 6000 Kirkwood Highway. The First State Ringers bell choir will perform Christmas songs. Free.
Christmas Eve service: Monday, 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Newark, 292 W. Main St. Hangover Helper 5K: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 10 a.m., Olan Thomas Park, 89 Paper
Mill Road. An after-party is planned at Klondike Kate’s. Registration $25 at www. fusionracetiming.com.
First Day hikes: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 1 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park. Park staff invites community members to start off 2019 with a hike outdoors. Meet at the Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road, the Chambers Rock Road parking lot or the Judge Morris Estate parking lot. Call to register 302-368-6900. Free. For more information, visit www.destateparks.com/firstday or call 302-3686560. Free.
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.
Candles line the streets of Windy Hills during the neighborhood’s annual luminary night.