The week ahead
Open Mic Night: Tonight, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. Showcase your vocal or musical talent. Baby grand piano available. Performers must register. Ages 12+.
Hangover Helper 5K: Tuesday, 10 a.m., at 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, 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 302368-6900. Free. For more information, visit www.destateparks.com/firstday or call (302) 368-6560. Free.
Art show: Wednesday through Feb. 1, at Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E. Main St. “Celebrating the Diversity of Life” showcases paintings done in alcohol ink by Catherine Houghton. Reception: Jan. 11.
For more events, visit newarkpostonline.com/calendar. To submit listings, go online or email [email protected] newarkpostonline.com. Information runs in the print edition as space is available.
Kim Ryan, Bob Knappenberger and Lucy Knappenberger celebrate the new year at the Hangover Helper 5K last year.