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Paul Keely, a member of the Newark Morning Rotary Club, speaks at a Veterans Day ceremony in front of city hall last year. This year’s event is set for Sunday.

Veterans Day ceremony: Friday, 11 a.m., at the University of Delaware North Green. Organized by Blue Hen Veterans, the ceremony will honor veterans.

Reforestation Day: Saturday, 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

Veterans apple pie social: Sunday, 1 p.m., at the Judge Morris Estate, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Road. Hear firsthand what being a veteran means and how to honor them for their service. Coffee and apple pie will be served. Free. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Veterans Day ceremony: Sunday, 2 p.m. at city hall, 220 S. Main St. The Newark Morning Rotary Club will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony.

Free car washes: Monday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Blue Hen Car Wash, 1008 Capitol Trail. Veterans and current military personnel can receive a free car wash as part of a nationwide initiative involving 4,000 car wash businesses.

City council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., at city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will discuss the community sustainability plan, a proposal to renovate council chambers and a request for a special-use permit for a CrossFit gym.

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