Friday street closings

Newark sets street closings for Winterfest celebration, Reindeer Run

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9:02 a.m., Dec. 3, 2013--The city of Newark will hold its annual Winterfest celebration from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, on the lawn of the University of Delaware’s Academy Building at Main and Academy streets.

In conjunction with Winterfest, Special Olympics Delaware will hold its annual Reindeer Run and Romp. The 5-kilometer race and walk will start at 7 p.m. at Delaware Avenue and Academy Street. For details on the Reindeer Run and Romp, click here.

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Because of the events, UD Parking Services has informed the campus community that Academy Street north of Delaware Avenue will close at 4:30 p.m. 

Academy Street between Delaware Avenue and Lovett Avenue will close at 5 p.m., and the rest of Academy and Courtney streets will close at 6:45 p.m.

Winterfest will feature entertainment, roasted chestnuts, caroling, ice carving demonstrations and a tree-lighting ceremony.

Winterfest is a joint effort by the Newark Parks and Recreation Department, UD and the Downtown Newark Partnership, of which the University is a member.

The Winterfest rain date is Saturday, Dec. 7.

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