•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.
•HOLLY DAYS CRAFT SHOW: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, Deer Ridge Elementary School, 1515 Scott Road.
•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 Indiana 930E, New Haven. Table reservations: Carol Eberly at 493-1067 or email@example.com.
•BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: Oct. 28, St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, 11555 N. U.S. 27, Decatur. Swiss steak/broasted chicken dinner served 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $7.50 adults, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under.
•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 FAIR: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road. Table reservations: Mary Black at 348-3385 or email email@example.com.
•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'S BOUTIQUE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Brookside Lakes, 7103 Falling Brook Lane. Lunch served at 11 a.m.
•HOLIDAY SHOPPING BAZAAR: 8:30 a.m.8:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
•PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road, and 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.
•EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE: 7-8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Concordia Lutheran Church and School, 4245 Lake Ave. (Pre-conference 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday 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.
•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 Historical Museum, 436 Douglas St. Call 420-0765 for more information.
•HANDSPINNERS WORKSHOPS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16-17, Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. $55 per workshop, plus $20 materials fee each day. Contact: Julie Davidson at 1-260-244-1905 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Betty Barry at 580-1811 or email@example.com; or Theresa Overy at 226-0286or firstname.lastname@example.org.
•WORKSHOPS: “Historic Masonry” 9 a.m.-noon Saturday and “Historic Wood Floors” 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Broadway Project, 1016 Broadway Ave. $20 each class, $10 ARCH and Indiana Landmarks members. Reservations: 426-5117 or email email@example.com.
•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. 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, 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. Corrective Make Up, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14, Anthis Career Center; $33.
•ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. today, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza. Program by Joy Giguere, “Set in Stone: A Brief Introduction to Gravestone Style and Symbolism.”
•VOLUNTEER MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn. Program: “Winterizing Your Vehicle for Storage.”
•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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
•KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St. Lunch served afterward.
•GENEALOGY COMPUTER USERS GROUP: 7 p.m. Oct. 17, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza.
•FORT WAYNE WOMEN'S MID-DAY CONNECTION: 11:20 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 23, Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road. $13.50 inclusive. Auctioneer John Beechy is special guest. Reservations: Peggy at 432-0335 by Tuesday.
•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. F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 9, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave. Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 11, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza. F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Dec. 14, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave.
•INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION-RETIRED, ALLEN COUNTY: Noon Nov. 8, Wu's Restaurant, 4411 Coldwater Road. Guest speaker Nate Williams will speak about legal concerns for retired people. 422-8572.
•RUMMAGE SALE: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road. $2 bag sale at 1 p.m. Park in large parking lot and enter southeast door.
•RUMMAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Zanesville Lions Ballpark, 3088 W. Van Horn St., Zanesville. Refreshments available for purchase.
•NELSON'S OPEN-PIT DRIVE-THRU CHICKEN DINNER: 3-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Hope United Methodist Church, 6608 Hoagland Road. $7 meal, $5.50 half-chicken.
•RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church, 10145 Maysville Road. Lunch served Friday. $2 bag sale Saturday.
•PASTA DINNER AND BAKE SALE: 5 p.m. Friday, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3512, 2730 Lofty Drive. $6 a person. Benefits Rupert's Kids.
•CHILI DINNER: 6 p.m. Friday, Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. $3.50 chili and $1.50 hotdogs.
•FALL MARKETPLACE: 6-9 p.m. Friday, Mizpah Temple, 407 W. Berry St. Benefits Shriners hospitals.
•ALLEN COUNTY 4-H 5K RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. Saturday, 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. Saturday, 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 food bank.
•PLANK-A-PALOOZA: 10 a.m. Saturday, The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd. Benefits Early Childhood Alliance.
•PULLED PORK DINNER: 4-7 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St. $9 adults, $5 children, free ages 5 and under.
•FISH FRY: 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Fairview Church, 5511 Yoder Road, Yoder. $9 adults, $5 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under.
•CHARITY-FEST: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 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: Sunday, Franke Park. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. $33 minimum pledge requirement. Online registration: www.fwacc.org.
•SPAGHETTI DINNER: 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road.
•RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18; 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 19, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 9909 Wayne Trace. Sack sale Oct. 19.
•CORNED BEEF ON RYE: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18, the Temple, 5200 Old Mill Road. $12 by Friday, $14 afterward. If 12 or more lunches are ordered, they can be delivered for $5 per address. 744-4245.
•FALL RUMMAGE SALE: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 18, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19 and 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 20, St. John Lutheran Church, Flatrock, 12912 Franke Road, Monroeville. Bag sale Oct. 20.
•5K RACE/WALK/FUN RUN: 8:30 a.m. Oct. 20, Central Noble High School, Albion. Benefits Cancer Services. www.beatbc5k.org.
•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 Friday.
•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. $35, $15 under age 15. www.fwtrails.org.
•JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS: Dec. 1, University of Saint Francis, Hutzell gym, 2701 Spring St. $25 ages 13 and older by Oct. 24, $30 by Nov. 28, $35 afterward; $15 ages 12 and under by Oct. 24, $20 by Nov. 28, $25 afterward; free Santa chase for ages 10 and under; $35 Jingle in My Jammies by Nov. 28. Registration: www.jbrfw.org or Marcy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 755-6282.
•FORT WAYNE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION: Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St. Pizza served at 12:45 p.m.; meeting at 1:30 p.m. Reservations: Candace Lauber at 493-0406.
•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.
THIRD WEEK OF EVERY MONTH:
Monday: 4-7 p.m., United Hispanic Americans, 2424 Fairfield Ave.
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., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 14318 Lima Road.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon, Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive.
•NASHVILLE, IND.: Oct. 20. $45. Crescent Avenue United Methodist Women: 424-4509.
•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.