•FALL BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Lutheran Life Villages, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd.
•FALL FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 20, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Blvd. Lunch served 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
•LIGHTHOUSE CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Whitley County 4-H Center, Columbia City. Table reservations: 1-260-244-5266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
•HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE: Oct. 27, St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 930E, New Haven. Table reservations: Carol Eberly at 493-1067 or email@example.com.
•HOLLY DAYS CRAFT SHOW: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, Deer Ridge Elementary School, 1515 Scott Road.
•CHURCH STREET CORNER BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St. Snack bar open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Table reservations: Carol at 632-5443.
•NOVEMBERFEST: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave. Lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Table reservations: 426-5184.
•CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3, Union Chapel Church, 12628 Coldwater Road. Table reservations: Peggy Tassler 489-5052 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
•CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Martini Lutheran Church, 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven. Table reservations: Nila Widenhoefer at 441-8623.
•MRS. CLAUS' BOUTIQUE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Brookside Lakes, 7103 Falling Brook Lane. Lunch served at 11 a.m.
Camps, classes, seminars
•MENSA ADMISSIONS TEST: 10 a.m. Oct. 20, University of Saint Francis, Doermer Building, Room 166, 2701 Spring St. $40. Must be 14 or older. ID required. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Dan Klopfenstein at 710-0030 or email@example.com.
•PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 at H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive. Free. Registration: Allison Miller at 427-5511 or Allison.Miller@cityoffortwayne.org.
•LEARN TO CURL: 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Lutheran Health Sports Center, 3869 Ice Way Drive. Free. Wear warm, comfortable clothing such as sweatpants and sweatshirts. Hats and gloves are also recommended. Reservations suggested, but not required: 438-0689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
•FREE IN-STORE CLINICS FOR WOMEN: Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's housing clinics for women, 6:30-8 p.m., Lowe's, 2105 N. Main St., Bluffton. Monday: Installing insulation and drywall. Nov. 2: Finish interior paint and trim. Free. 1-877-560-7210 for more information.
•EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE: 7-8 p.m. Oct. 12 and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13, Concordia Lutheran Church and School, 4245 Lake Ave. (Pre-conference 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 12 at Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; free for directors/owners of licensed early childhood programs in Allen County and $10 all others.) Email Mary Musson at email@example.com or call 480-4154.
•GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: Oct. 22, Nov. 19 and Dec. 10, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free. Registration: 481-6826.
•COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR: 8 a.m.-noon Friday, Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities, 3320 N. Clinton St. Free blood pressure, glucose and colorectal cancer screenings will be available. A blood chemistry test for $17 tests liver function, kidney function, cholesterol levels, high density lipoproteins (HDLs), low density lipoproteins (LDLs) and triglycerides. Participants must fast 12 hours before the blood test.
•SUCCESS WITH AD/HD: Six-week interactive course, beginning Monday, St. John Lutheran Church. Registration: 415-3412.
•FINANCIAL PEACE COURSE: 12:30-2 p.m. Sundays, Come2Go Ministries, Classroom 3, 323 W. Baker St. Contact Pastor Mark Minnick at 426-6464 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
•THE MANY FACES OF AD/HD: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 20, St. John Lutheran Church; free. Registration: 415-3412.
•NAACP BRANCH ELECTIONS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 15, African African-American Museum, 436 Douglas St. Call 420-0765 for more information.
•NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION CLASSES: Register at 467-1075.
•ARTS AND CRAFTS: Exploring Watercolor, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 28, Anthis Career Center; $89. Watercolor Landscapes, 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 25-Dec. 13 (no Nov. 8 or Nov. 22), Anthis Career Center; $89. Beading 101, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Lakeside Middle School; $33. Glass Bead Making, 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 25-Nov. 1, Lakeside Middle School; $59. Exploring Colored Pencils, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 11 (no Dec. 4), Blackhawk Middle School; $89. Stained Glass Workshop, Sectional Plate, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 18, GlassLink; $33. Stained Glass Workshop, Bevel and Jewel Table Ornament, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 1, GlassLink; $33. Stained Glass Workshop, Woven Glass Vase, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12, GlassLink; $33. Stained Glass Christmas Tree, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, GlassLink; $33. Fused Glass Christmas Wreath, 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, GlassLink; $33.
•SEWING: Knitting — Beginning, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 29-Dec. 3, Portage Middle School; $59. Crocheted Rag Rug — Advanced Design, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (no Nov. 8 or Nov. 22), Lane Middle School; $59.
•SPECIAL INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: Genealogy: Finding Your Ancestors, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 6 and Nov. 13, Anthis Career Center; $39. Advanced Make Up Skills, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17, Anthis Career Center; $33. Corrective Make Up, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14, Anthis Career Center; $33.
•DEPRESSION/BI-POLAR + 12: 12-step program for those living with both conditions, 7 p.m. Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, Room 303, 300 W. Wayne St. Information: Marilee Stroud at 312-6069 or email@example.com.
•NORTHEAST INDIANA FRIENDS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: 7 p.m. Thursday, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room C, 900 Library Plaza. Subject is “Saving Public Education: Get the Facts.” The purpose of the meeting is to share information on the negative impact of the recent “reforms” (both state and federal) inpublic schools.
•GEORGETOWN CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Memorial Baptist Church, 2900 N. Anthony Blvd.
•PURDUE CLUB OF FORT WAYNE: 6 p.m. Monday, Baker Street Steakhouse, 4820 N. Clinton St. Meet Purdue's acting president Tim Sands. $20. Reservations: Jon Simpson firstname.lastname@example.org.
•GRIEFSHARE: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Dec. 4, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven. Margie Williams at 749-9907 or the church at 749-9565.
•DIVORCE CARE SUPPORT GROUP: Each session of this 13-week program features a DVD presentation on a different divorce-related topic, followed by a discussion. Meetings are 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 5, Salem United Church of Christ, 2401 Lake Ave. Pre-registration encouraged. For information or to register, call 426-5854 or e-mail email@example.com.
•IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: Four-part workshop, “Finding Our Voice, Sharing Our Spirit Within and Across Cultures,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, Allen County Public Library; registration: Ruby Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org. Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 9, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza. F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave.
•RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, Mohr Hall, 1515 Barthold St.
•RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Trier Ridge Community Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road. $3 bag sale Saturday.
FISH FRY: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road. $8 adults; $4 ages 12 and under.
•WINE FOR THE SPIRIT: 6:30 p.m. Friday, AALCO Distributing, 909 Grant Ave. Benefits Erin's House for Grieving Children.
•PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road.
•NOLL CARMIN MEMORIAL RACE AND HOG ROAST: Gates open at 1 p.m. Saturday, 2817 Bostick Road. $10 adults, $15 couples. Kart registration closes at 5 p.m. $20 per kart and adult, $25 per kart and couple. Dirt poor racing begins at 7:15 p.m.
•TAKE STEPS FOR CROHN'S AND COLITIS WALK AND CELEBRATION: 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Indian Trails Park. Games at 4 p.m. Registration: 1-317-259-8071 or www.cctakesteps.org/fortwayne.
•LESBIAN GAY DINNER DANCE: Saturday, Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. $50 dinner dance advance only, $100 VIP, $10 dance only advance, $15 dance only at the door. Benefits AIDS Task Force. Reservations: 744-1144 or visit www.aidsfortwayne.org.
•LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEER AT BLACK PINE: Beer tasting, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, Albion. $25 advance, $30 at the door. www.blackpine.org or 1-260-636-7383.
•CHICKEN AND HAM DINNER: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, St. Michael Catholic Church, 100 Antwerp Drive, Hicksville, Ohio. $9 adults and carry-out, $5 ages 6-12, free under 6.
•CORVETTE STINGRAY CONVERTIBLE DRAWING: Benefiting Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities, tickets cost $10 for one, $25 for three, $50 for seven or $100 for 15. Drawing takes place Oct. 11. Call 483-2100 or 483-1278 for tickets.
•PASTA DINNER AND BAKE SALE: 5 p.m. Oct. 12, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3512, 2730 Lofty Drive. $6 a person. Benefits Rupert's Kids.
•ALLEN COUNTY 4-H 5K RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. Oct. 13, Hickory Center Elementary School, 3606 Baird Road. $15 before Sept. 27, $20 day of. Heather Anderson at 341-1901 or email email@example.com.
•CANTERBURY FAMILY FUN RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. Oct. 13, beginning at the soccer fields at 3210 Smith Road and ending at Aboite New Trails. Entry fee is $15 and a canned-food donation. Pee Wee race for ages 3-9 takes place at 8:45 a.m. at the school. Entry fee is canned-food donation. Benefits Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County food bank system.
•PLANK-A-PALOOZA: 10 a.m. Oct. 13, The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd. Benefits Early Childhood Alliance.
•CHARITY-FEST: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, The Lantern, 4420 Ardmore Ave. $20 advance, $25 at the door. Reservations: Cheryl Mowan, president, Fort Wayne District Council, St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1600 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Call 456-3561 for more information.
•WALK FOR ANIMALS: Oct. 14, Franke Park. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. $33 minimum pledge requirement. Online registration: www.fwacc.org.
•CORNED BEEF ON RYE: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18, the Temple, 5200 Old Mill Road. $12 by Oct. 12, $14 afterward. If 12 or more lunches are ordered, they can be delivered for $5 per address. 744-4245.
•BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS RACE FOR KIDS' SAKE 5K RUN & WALK: 9 a.m. Oct. 20, IPFW, Hilliard Gates Athletic Complex, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. $20 adults, $10 ages 17 and under. Register online at www.bbbsnei.org/raceforkidssake by Oct. 12.
•TRAIL BLAZER 5K & 10K FUNDRAISING RACE: 2 p.m. Oct. 21, beginning and ending at Summit Middle School, 4509 Homestead Road. Benefits Fort Wayne Trails. Registration: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $25 by Friday and $35 afterward, $15 under age 15. www.fwtrails.org.
•BISHOP LUERS CLASS OF 1972: Oct. 13, Parkview Field. Updated information on Facebook at BLHS-72.
•NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1972: 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Rack & Helen's Bar and Grill Banquet Room, 525 Broadway St. New Haven. If you have not received a save the date postcard, please call 493-3277.
SECOND WEEK OF EVERY MONTH:
Monday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Grabill Missionary Church, 13637 State St., Grabill.
Tuesday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300.
Wednesday: 4-7 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd..
Thursday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd.; 4-7 p.m., Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon, Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive.
•CHICAGO: Oct. 13, “I Love Lucy” at Water Tower Place. $135. Make checks payable to Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends, c/o Marylou Hipskind, 5518 Tunbridge Crossing, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Information: Marylou Hipskind at 485-0945 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Carole Fuller at 486-8343 or FullerCar@aol.com.
•INDIANAPOLIS: Oct. 17, Basement Church Ladies, Beef & Boards Theatre. $48. Good Shepherd Church: Paulette Ross at 493-4597.
•CHICAGO: Nov. 3. $40. The Association of IPFW Women: Bev Stewart at email@example.com or call 485-8724.
•CHICAGO: Nov. 17, shopping. $40. Good Shepherd Church: Paulette Ross at 493-4597.
•HAWAIIAN ISLANDS: Nov. 29-Dec. 6. Reservations: 1-260-724-2145, 589-3913 or 639-3809, Ext. 4397.
•CHICAGO: Dec. 1, Woodfield Mall and IKEA. $50 a person. 402-0496.
•KISSIMEE, FLA.: Jan. 4-Feb. 10, visiting Busch Gardens, Sea World, Disney Boardwalk, Arabian Nights, lion safari, Tarpon Springs, Osceola Center for the Arts, lunch at Gaylord Palms. $2,899 double occupancy, $3,799 single occupancy, with $100 deposit. Full payment due Nov. 1. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.
•EL SALVADOR: Jan. 19-27. $1,425.03. Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity: Kory Stucky at 422-4828 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 19. Payment deadline is Dec. 6.
•NEW ORLEANS: Feb. 24-March 2, visiting a Louisiana plantation, riverboat cruise on the Mississippi River, French Quarter, National World War II museum. $635 double occupancy, with $75 deposit. Final payment due Dec. 19. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.
•WASHINGTON, D.C.: May 16-21, visiting World War II Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Smithsonian, new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, Lincoln Memorial. $575, with $75 deposit. Full payment due March 10. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.