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Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 12:01 am


CHRISTMAS COOKIE WALK: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Agape Church of the Brethren, 11610 Lima Road.

CHRISTMAS COOKIE FAIR: 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 15, Emmaus Lutheran Church, 8626 Covington Road. Cookies will be sold by the pound.

Camps, classes, seminars

PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. 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. Dec. 16, 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 craig@fortwaynecurling.com.

GET CHECKING WORKSHOP: Monday, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free. Registration: 481-6826.

CONFLICT MEDIATION TRAINING: 32-hour workshop, Jan. 11-13 and Jan. 18-20, North Manchester. Registration: 1-260-982-4621 or email info@workitout.org. Visit www.workitout.org for more information.

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: HOW TO TAKE THAT GREAT NATURE PICTURE: 7-8 p.m. Jan. 16, Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane. Free. Contact Little River Wetlands Project at 478-2515 for information.

LET'S TALK SENIORS — FINANCING FOR 2013: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Arbor Glen, 5202 St. Joe Road. Free. Reservations: 492-2202.

CLASSES: Electricity Made Easy, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, TekVenture Maker Station. Learn to Solder, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, TekVenture Maker Station. Getting Started in Hobby Electronics, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Globe Room. Tool Tour: Computer-Controlled Tools, 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 15, TekVenture Maker Station. Jewelry Making: Connections and Closures, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 19, TekVenture Maker Station. Touch the World of the Mobius Band, 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 22, TekVenture Maker Station. Learn 3D Modeling with SketchUp, 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 27, Computer Training Room. SketchUp to GCode Workshop, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 27, Computer Training Room. Mechanisms for Microcontrollers, 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 28, TekVenture Maker Station. Classes are for ages 12 and older take place at Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, and are free. Registration: 421-1374.

Clubs, organizations

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 mtstroud@frontier.com.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St. Lunch served afterward.

ZANESVILLE LIONS CLUB: Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, clubhouse, 3088 W. Van Horn St. Jewelry and watch appraisal and sale. Information: 638-4327.

THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS, FORT WAYNE CHAPTER: Worldwide candle lighting service for anyone who has lost a child, siblings who have lost a brother or sisterm or grandparents who have lost a grandchild at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at McMillen Chapel at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St. Reservations: www.compassionatefriends.org.

APARTMENT ASSOCIATION OF FORT WAYNE-NORTHEAST INDIANA: 8 a.m. Tuesday, Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. $5 a person. Registration: www.aafw.org.

ZETA TAU ALPHA ALUMNAE CHAPTER OF FORT WAYNE: Meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. This month is Christmas party at Stuart Crockett-Akins' home. Bring $10-$15 wrapped gift for exchange and appetizer or dessert to share. More information: Amy Smith, 436-4533 or email arhoads_smith@yahoo.com.

IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: Jazz/brunch, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Link's Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.; $15 adults, $10 students; tickets: 409-1566. Four-part workshop, “Finding Our Voice, Sharing Our Spirit Within and Across Cultures,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 15, Allen County Public Library; registration: Ruby Cain at rcain@bsu.edu. Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, 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.


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road. $8 adults; $4 ages 12 and under.

HOLIDAY JEWELS FUNDRAISER: 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Vermilyea House. $50 ARCH members, $55 nonmembers. Reservations: 426-5117 or email lgraf@archfw.org.

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: 6 and 8 p.m. Friday; 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Orthopaedic Capital Center, Grace College, Winona Lake. Benefits Habitat for Humanity of Kosciusko County. $50 benefit buffet Saturday available by emailing stutzmjl@grace.edu or day of game. Information: 1-574-269-4104.

Super Shot


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: Jan. 2, to see the play “War Horse” and shopping. $109 includes transportation and show (show tickets are nonrefundable). Northwood Middle School show choir: Betty McKee at 467-2983.

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.

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