Spring concert series

Newark’s weekly spring concert series will conclude on Thursday.

News literacy workshop: Friday, 7 p.m., at the Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. This presentation uses the rise of fake news, so often widely disdained by commentators across America, as an opportunity to reflect on some of our most treasured (and least closely examined) assumptions about authority, trust, the facts, the truth, and real news. Free.

Chapel Street Players: Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m., at Chapel Street Playhouse, 27 N. Chapel St. The Chapel Street Players present “Pippin,” Tickets $20. Call 302-368-2248 or visit chapelstreetplayers.org.

Community meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., Newark Free Library, 750 Library Ave. The community of Brookside and various elected officials will host a community discussion of a wide range of topics.

Council meeting: Monday, 7 p.m., city hall, 220 S. Main St. Council will hold a special meeting to discuss proposed amendments to the comprehensive development plan regarding four “focus areas” that are “ripe for redevelopment” as student housing.

Fundraiser: Tuesday, 5 to 8 p.m., at Klondike Kate’s, 158 E. Main St. Newark council members, police officers and other local “celebrities” will participate in a guest bartender event to raise money for the newly formed Police Athletic League in Newark.

Summer concert: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., at White Clay Creek State Park, 880 New London Road. Boulevard Express will perform bluegrass music as part of the park's weekly summer concert series. A food truck and beer garden available. Free, but park fees apply.

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 will conclude with a performance by Country By Night. Free.

Blue-Gold Game: Friday, June 21, 7 p.m., at Delaware Stadium. High School seniors will participate in the 64th annual all-star football game. Tickets ($10, $8 for students) are available online at www.dfrc.org.

Concert: Friday, June 21, 7 p.m.; Saturday, June 22, 4 p.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 701 S. College Ave. The church’s choir, orchestra and handbell ensemble will perform in the annual Concert for a Summer Holiday. Free, but donations encouraged. Proceeds will help the church repair its digital signs and build a new community playground.

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