Walking tour

Historian Jim Jones will lead a historical walking tour of Main Street on Saturday morning.

Stamp Out Hunger: Saturday. Residents are encouraged to leave a bag containing non-perishable foods - such as canned soup, canned fruits and vegetables, canned meats and cereals - next to their mailbox before the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday. Postal workers will collect the food, which will ultimately be donated to the Food Bank of Delaware.

Historical Main Street walking tour: Saturday, 10 a.m., at the Academy Building, 105 E. Main St. The Newark Historical Society will host a walking tour of downtown Newark. Meet historian Dr. Jim Jones in front of the Academy Building. Free and open to the public.

Casting with cops: Saturday, noon to 4 p.m., at Glasgow Park, 2275 Pulaski Highway. Local residents are invited to spend an afternoon fishing with New Castle County Police officers. Attendees should bring a fishing rod and bait. Event also features police demonstrations, raffles and food. Free.

Arty Party: Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m., at Wynn Breslin Studio, 470 Terrapin Lane. Artist Wynn Breslin will discuss her new and retrospective work, including paintings, sculpture, pottery, litographs and serigraphy. Free.

City council: Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will vote on a proposal to add parking meters to several side streets.

Eco-friendly gardening presentation: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., at Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E. Main St. Mt. Cuba Center’s Eileen Hazard presents everything you need to know about supporting bees, birds and butterflies using beautiful native plants. Attendees will take home three free native plants. Ages 18+. Free and open to the public

School board meeting: Wednesday, 7 p.m., at Gauger-Cobbs Middle School, 50 Gender Rd, Newark. School board will discuss various contracts with outside entities, the Wilmington schools MOU and a resolution regarding a proposed state law that could shorten school board terms.

Concert: Thursday, 7 to 8 p.m., at the Academy Lawn, 105 E. Main St. The Newark Parks and Recreation Department’s spring concert series continues with a performance by John Hadfield. Free.

Bike to Work Day: Friday, May 17, 7:45 to 9 a.m., at Mentor’s Circle on the University of Delaware campus. Event will celebrate National Bike Week. Includes breakfast food, prizes and speeches. For more information, visit bikenewark.org

Art and food truck festival: Friday, May 17, 5 to 8 p.m. at Newark Arts Alliance, 276 E. Main St. Ten food trucks and other vendors will have food for sale, and the arts alliance will sell beer and wine. Attendees can browse an art display or participate in an art project. Free admission.

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