Halloween

Ryder O’Brien, 5, reaches into a mystery sensory box, which was filled with cooked spaghetti, during a previous Halloween party at the George Wilson Center.

Halloween concert: Oct. 23, 3 p.m., at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2800 Duncan Road in Wilmington. The Newark Symphony Orchestra will perform an outdoor Halloween concert featuring spooky tunes, music from Harry Potter and more. Rain date is Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 at newarksymphony.org or at the door. Kids 18 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

Halloween Parade: Oct. 24, 3 p.m., on Main Street. Parade begins at Tyre Avenue and ends at South College Avenue. After the parade, kids are invited to trick-or-treat at Main Street businesses. No rain date; for cancellation information, call 302-366-7147.

Newark ghost tour: Oct. 26, 7 p.m., at Old College Hall. Historian Jim Jones will show participants where Newark’s “bodies are buried,” focusing on the historic people of Newark who may still be lurking Newark streets. The one-hour, family-friendly (but spooky) tour will include some of the places you might want to avoid on foggy nights when the moon is full. $5 for Newark residents; $8 for non-residents. Go to newarkde.gov/play to register.

Halloween party: Oct. 28, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at the George Wilson Center, 303 New London Road. Join the Newark Parks and Recreation Department for special Halloween activities, sweet refreshments, spooky storytelling, a costume contest and even a spooky room to enter if you dare. $5.

Senior Center Fall Flea Market: Oct. 28, 5 to 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to noon, at Newark Senior Center, 200 White Chapel Drive. Items for sale include jewelry, clothing, housewares, books, crafts, toys and more. Free admission.

Trunk or treat: Oct. 29, 4 to 7 p.m., at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 135 S. Old Baltimore Pike. The community is invited to bring their little goblins to the church parking lot, where members will have their car trunks loaded with goodies. Free.

For more events, visit newarkpostonline.com/local-events. To submit listings, go online or email news@newarkpostonline.com. Information runs in the print edition as space is available.

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