NewBark PawLooza: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Handloff Park, 1000 Barksdale Road. Bring your dog and enjoy demonstrations, vendors and activities and contests. Dogs must be leashed, non-aggressive and up-to-date on their shots. Free.
Knowing Newark workshop: Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark, 420 Willa Road. The Newark Partnership will host a community discussion about public education.
Council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will discuss and possibly vote on the 2020 budget.
Meeting on vaping: Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at Shue-Medill Middle School, 1500 Capitol Trail. The Delaware PTA and Cancer.org will host a free public information session on vaping. Information covered will include what parents should know and what action they can take.
Reforestation Day: Saturday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers of all ages are needed to help plant native trees in Redd Park. Meet in the Newark Reservoir parking lot to sign in and receive instructions. This planting event is rain or shine. Equipment for planting, including shovels, will be provided. Dress for the weather — long pants are suggested, as well as work boots/shoes. Bring your own gloves. For additional information, contact the Recreation Office at 302-366-7000, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.