Music for Young Minds: Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m., at Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. Music for Young Minds brings the joy of music and movement to the lives of very young children and their parents or other caregivers. This 30-45 minute demo class consists of singing and other vocal activities, movement, listening, and simple instrument playing. Ages 2-7 with caregiver. Registration required at delawarelibraries.libcal.com.
Our Town seminar:Feb. 8, 4 to 7 p.m., at Embassy Suites hotel, 654 S. College Ave. Attendees can participate in the region’s fundamental transportation planning effort, review the list of proposed projects, and hear from an international leader on planning for a transportation system that meets the future needs of all. To learn more or register for this free event, visit www.wilmapco.org/ourtown.
Artist reception:Feb. 10, 6 to 8 p.m., at Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E. Main St. Reception will celebrate the opening of the “In the Abstract” exhibit, which includes work in any medium that depicts the subject matter in an unconventional and nonrepresentational manner. Exhibit will be on display from Jan. 31 to Feb. 24. Free.
Ukulele concert:Feb. 11, 2 p.m., at Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. The Newark Ukusters, a local ukulele group, will perform. Come listen to songs of love and friendship just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Touchdown 5K:Feb. 12, 10 a.m., at Olan Thomas Park, 89 Paper Mill Road. Kickoff Super Bowl Sunday with a football-themed 5K. An after-party will be held at Timothy’s of Newark. Registration $29 at fusionracetiming.com.
Puppet show:Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m., at Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. Join librarians for an interactive puppet show woven with American folk music inspired by the book, “Bring Me Some Apples and I’ll Make You a Pie” by Robbin Guarley. Ages 3-7, with a caregiver. Free. Registration required at delawarelibraries.libcal.com.
Empty Bowls:Feb. 19, 2 p.m., at the Newark Senior Center, 200 White Chapel Dr. To benefit the Meals on Wheels program, enjoy all-you-can-eat soup and a piece of handmade pottery. $50 per person at newarkseniorcenter.com.
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