Family Fun Night

Then-Mayor Polly Sierer and Newark Police Cpl. Darryl Saunders play basketball with local kids during a previous Family Fun Night at Handloff Park.

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.

Food and Brew Festival: Saturday, noon to 7 p.m., on Main Street. Fourteen bars and restaurants will offer beer and food tastings. Pay-as-you-go. Parking is free at city meters and lots. Visit for menus.

City council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will discuss the proposal to close the Casho Mill Road underpass and the expansion of the municipal parking lot behind the Main Street Galleria.

Concert: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park’s Carpenter Recreation Area, 880 New London Road. Chapel Street Junction will perform as part of the park's weekly summer concert series. Free, but park fees apply.

Concert: Thursday, 6 p.m., at Glasgow Park, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Stacia LaChole will perform as part of New Castle County’s weekly summer concert series. Food trucks will offer food for purchase. Free.

Family Fun Night: Friday, July 26, 5 to 7 p.m., Handloff Park, 1000 Barksdale Road. At this family-friendly event, the Newark Parks and Recreation Department will have games, face painting and other activities, and the Newark Police Department will host a bicycle rodeo and K-9 demonstration. Pony rides and a kid’s train ride will also be available, but fees apply. Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic dinner.

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