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Camps, classes, seminars

PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. May 6 and June 3 and July 1 at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road; and 6-7:30 p.m. May 16 and June 20 and July 18 at H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive. Free. Registration: Allison Miller at 427-5511 or

GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: May 16 and June 19, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Registration: 481-6826,, visit the home and money page on the website at or visit the office.

MONEY FAIR: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Workshops begin at 11 a.m. Visit for a schedule of events.

OSHA UPDATE SEMINAR: 8:30-10:30 a.m. May 3, Public Safety Academy, Ivy Tech South, 7602 Patriot Crossing. Registration: 480-4118.

SCORE!: Intensive musical theater program for grades 6-9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 8-26, Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd. $650. Registration: 424-5665 by May 20.

FARMIN' FUN DAY CAMP: Weekly camp for ages 4 and older, June 17-Aug. 2, Salomon Farm, 817 W. Dupont Road. $59-$92. Registration: 427-6000 and

FRANKE PARK DAY CAMP: Weekly camp for ages 4-18, June 10-Aug. 2, Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd. $70-$88. Registration: 427-6000 and

CITY SAFARI SUMMER DAY CAMP: Weekly camp for students entering grades 1-6, June 17-Aug. 2, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. $110. Registration: 427-6000 and

ROCK CAMP: For ages 12-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 10-Aug. 9, Sweetwater's Academy of Music, 5501 U.S. 30 W. $350 academy students, $400 nonacademy students. 407-3833 or

CONSERVATION CAMP: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 17-21, Izaak Walton League of America, Indiana Chapter, 17100 Griffin Road, Huntertown. $80 members, $85 nonmembers. Contact Jackie Dispenza at 449-3244 or email and leave contact information for applications, which are due May 25.

BEAT THE HEAT DRUM CAMP: For ages 9 and older, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. June 3-7, July 15-18 and July 29-Aug. 2, Sweetwater Academy, 5501 U.S. 30 W. $150. 432-8176.

SUMMER CAMPS AND CLASSES: For grades 1-12, Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive. Visit and click on “Summer Programs” link at the bottom of the page or call 483-1102, Ext. 239.

SUMMER THEATER CAMP: For grades 1-12, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 24-July 12; no camp July 4, Huntington University, Huntington. Campers will present two Disney performances at 2 and 7 p.m. July 13. $195 before June 7, $220 afterward. Call 1-260-359-4257 or email

CAMP WATCHA-WANNA-DO: June 16-21, YMCA Camp Potawotami, South Milford. 609-3155, or

IPFW GENE MARCUS PIANO CAMP: For ages 12-18, June 9-14, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. $499 residential camp, $379 commuter plus lunch each day and dinner Sunday-Thursday, $299 commuter plus lunch each day and dinner Sunday. 481-6059 or email Melinda Haines at

GARDENING SEMINARS: Tree triage, 7 p.m. Monday, Dupont branch library, 536 E. Dupont Road.

MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Sept. 5, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. $125. 481-6826 (Option 3) or download form at

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION CLASS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 15 and June 15, American Red Cross, 1212 E. California Road. 427-8585, Ext. 311.

SPANISH HOMEBUYER EDUCATION CLASS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 4, American Red Cross, 1212 E. California Road. 427-8585, Ext. 311.

ADVENTURE AND IMAGINATION SUMMER STEM CAMP: For ages 11-14, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 10-14 and 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 15-19, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast. $149 one week, $298 both weeks. Registration:

CAMP RED CEDAR: Open house, 3-6 p.m. May 2, 3900 Hursh Road. Reservations preferred but not required: Carrie Perry at 637-3608. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

GRIEFSHARE: 13-week series, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, through July 10, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road.Virginia at 627-2580.


WATERCOLOR PLUS: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, May 7-June 11, Anthis Career Center; $89.

MICROSOFT EXCEL LEVEL 2: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, May 14-28, Anthis Career Center; $69, plus $24 textbook fee.

Clubs, organizations

LAREZ NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: Meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Pontiac branch library, 2215 Pontiac St.

•APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting May 7, The Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road. Program is a trunk show by Donna Sievers.

INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION RETIRED, ALLEN COUNTY: Noon May 9, Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. David Dew will give a dramatic historical presentation, “Lifting the Vail, The Life and Word of Booker T. Washington.” Bring primary- and elementary-level books for at-risk public education students. Call 422-8572 for more information.


SPRING RUMMAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive. $2 bag sale Saturday.

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 AND BAKE SALE: 4-8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave. $2 bag sale Saturday.

DESIGNER/CRAFTSMAN GUILD VINTAGE AUCTION: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Auer Center for Arts & Culture, 300 E. Main St.

STEAK AND BURGER DINNER: Thursday, Landmark Conference Centre, 6222 Ellison Road. Cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and program at 6:30 p.m. $150 a person. Landon Turner will speak. Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne. Pre-registration required:

RUMMAGE, PLANT AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road.

FISH FRY: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Grabill Fire Station, 13413 State St., Grabill. Benefits Northeast Allen County Fire & EMS. Tickets available at Grabill Eye Center, 13813 State St., Grabill.

SPAGHETTI DINNER: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road. $5.

NORTHEAST INDIANA HOMEWARD BOUND 5K WALK: 2 p.m. Sunday, Headwaters Park East. 456-4172, Ext. 229, or visit

BARGAIN BONANZA EXTRAVAGANZA GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2-3 and 9 a.m.-noon May 4, International Park and Commerce Center warehouse, 2701 Coliseum Blvd. S. Benefits Lutheran Life Villages.


FISH FRY: 5-7 p.m. May 3, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road. $8 adults; $4 ages 12 and under.

FESTIVAL OF WINES: 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 3, Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road. $50 a person. Tickets available at Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road or by calling 435-3222. Benefits Hospice Home.

ARTHRITIS WALK: 9:45 a.m. May 4, Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road, pavilions 1 and 2. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Marcy Hawkins at 755-6282.

CHICKEN BARBECUE: 4-6:30 p.m. May 4, Garrett United Methodist Church, 1100 W. Houston St., Garrett. $8 per meal. Drive-thru only in the church parking lot.


AIDS WALK: 6 p.m. May 4, Headwaters Park. Registration at 4 p.m. 744-1144 or

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 6 a.m.-1 p.m. May 7, Warvel Park, Scout Hall, North Manchester. $6.50 at the door, $4 children, free under 5; additional $2 for eggs and sausage with pancakes; 50-cent discount if purchasing advance tickets from a North Manchester Rotary member.

FUNDRAISER: Benefiting Zanesville Indiana Lions Club, 7:30 p.m. May 8, Zanesville Community Church of God, 11984 Marzane Road, Zanesville. Vicki Kibellis will portray Ruhama Abrams in music and dialogue. $5 adults, $4 ages 12 and under, free under 5. Tickets: 638-4327.

MDA GALA AUCTION: May 10, Landmark Event Center, 6222 Ellison Road. 486-6698 or email for more information.

RUN WITH THE KNIGHTS 5K RUN/WALK: May 11, Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road. $15 advance, $20 after May 6. Registration at 8 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m. Pick up packet 4-6 p.m. May 10 at Bishop Luers High School's front lobby or at 8 a.m. May 11 at Foster Park. $15 entry fee before May 6 and $20 afterward. 456-1261, Ext. 3039 or

MOM'S DAY 5K RUN AND 3K WALK: 9 a.m. May 11, Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road. Benefits North Highlands Center for Learning. $15 adults, $10 ages 17 and under advance, $20 adults, $15 ages 17 and under race day. Registration: or by May 7 or at the church on race day.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 4800 S. Calhoun St.

RUMMAGE SALE: 5-8 p.m. May 22 and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. May 23, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E. New Haven. Bag sale 3-6 p.m. May 23.

CHILDREN'S CONSIGNMENT SALE: 8 a.m. June 8, North Christian Church, 5201 S. Camden Drive.

INDIANA TOUR DE CURE: June 8, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis. Registration:


CONCORDIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY: May 16-17 for classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993 and 2003. Registration: Information: 452-2260 or email

PURDUE MASTER GARDENER YOUTH PROGRAM REUNION: For all students who have taken the program, late June. Contact 481-6826 or email


ANN ARBOR, MICH.: July 17, art fairs. $42. Judi Bruck at 486-3217.

CHINA: Oct. 11-19. $2,313 nonmembers of New Haven Chamber of Commerce. Registration:, or 749-4484 by July 1.

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