Tree planting: Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to noon, at Middle Run Natural Area. Volunteers are needed to dig holes, plant, cage and water up to 600 trees. Please bring shovels, gloves and a water container (bucket or gallon milk jug). Dress for the weather. Rain or shine. Planting will take place in the field at the intersection of Polly Drummond Hill Road and Smith Mill Road between the VCA Pike Creek Animal Hospital and Little’s Garage.
Veterans Day ceremony: Nov. 6, 10 a.m. at Newark Reservoir, 240 Old Paper Mill Road. The Newark Morning Rotary Club will hold a ceremony honoring veterans.
NewBark PawLooza: Nov. 6, 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.
History presentation: Nov. 6, 1 p.m., at Pencader Heritage Museum, 2029 Sunset Lake Road. Captain John Smith was an explorer, soldier, colonial governor, cartographer and author and may have been the first European settler to visit Pencader Hundred – predating the Swedes by 30+ years. Pencader Heritage Area Association historian James Stone will give a presentation about Smith. Requested donation $5. Register at www.eventbrite.com/e/captain-john-smith-and-his-little-known-role-in-delaware-history-tickets-198599655917.
Veterans Day ceremony: Nov. 10, 11:15 a.m., on the UD Green. Blue Hen Veterans will host a ceremony on the steps of Memorial Hall, overlooking The Green planted with an American flag to represent and honor every American killed in action since Sept. 11, 2001. The event will include a guest speaker and musical tribute.
Church bazaar: Nov. 12 and 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at St. Thomas’s Episcopal Parish, 276 S. College Ave. The church will hold its annual bazaar, offering unique gifts for all occasions. All proceeds to local charities.