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Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 12:01 am

Camps, classes, seminars

GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: 5:50-9:30 p.m. Aug. 5; 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 11; 1-5 p.m. Oct. 21; 5:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 12; and 1-5 p.m. Dec. 12, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Registration: 481-6826, hadleyv@purdue.edu, visit the home and money page on the website at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen or visit the office.

WELLSPRING INTERFAITH SOCIAL SERVICES SENIOR PROGRAMS: 1316 Broadway. Trivia party, 10:30 a.m. Friday. Monthly birthday party, July 26. Exercise class, sundaes, scavenger hunt, for seniors and their grandchildren, 9:30 a.m. July 29. Free admission and lunch served, but registration required: Gayle Mann at 422-6618, Ext. 104.

SAFE SITTER CLASSES: For ages 11 and older, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 8-9 and Jan. 2-3, 2014, Lutheran Children's Hospital. $50 for the two-day class. Registration: 435-7344.

SUMMER CAMPS: Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. Minstrels Show Choir, for kindergarten-grade 8, 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 6-9; $45. Registration: www.bishopluers.org.

FEDERATION OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES CONFERENCE: Aug. 21-24, Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Registration: www.fgs.org.

TEEN SUMMER CAMPS: Cornerstone Youth Center, 19819 Monroeville Road, Monroeville. Leadership Week, Aug. 5-9; $30. Registration: www.cornerstoneyc.org.

WOMEN BUILD CLINICS: Tools, 10 a.m. Aug. 10, 6931 Lima Road. Free.

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION INTAKES: Monday and July 29, various locations. Literacy Alliance at 426-7323.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sundays, with preschool programs at 10 a.m. every Tuesday, Moser Park Nature Center, 601 W. Main St., New Haven. Free.

LEGO ROBOTICS KIDS CAMPS: For ages 6-14, through August, Trine University, Angola. $100. Registration: www.trine.edu/legocamp.

JESTERS PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM: For people with disabilities, 6-7:30 p.m. July 30, Aug. 6, Aug. 13, Aug. 20, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3, University of Saint Francis, back of the North Campus building, 2702 Spring St. Free. Contact mmcgowan@sf.edu or call 399-7700, Ext. 8001.

DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE RETREAT: Friday-Sunday, Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 E. Berry St. $30-$165. 424-6574 or 602-9361 or http://fwdc.org/FWDC/event/dupretreat/.

WORKSHOP: “Trauma-Informed Care and Emotional Regulatory Healing,” 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 24, Second Steps, 4118 N. Clinton St. $15 a person, $25 a couple. Reservations: Second Steps at 373-1050 or email erhtraining@gmail.com.

Clubs, organizations

BOB LEIMAN TOASTMASTERS CLUB: 6 p.m. Monday, Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E. 422-8572.

ALLEN COUNTY NEIGHBORHOODS ASSOCIATION: Meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Citizens Square, Omni Room, 200 E. Berry St.

DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: 11:30 a.m. fourth Wednesday of each month (except December), Atz Ice Cream Shoppe, 211 E. Tillman Road. 422-8572.


GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 26 and 8 a.m.-noon July 27, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave. $2 bag sale July 27.

COUGAR CLASSIC: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 2, Bridgewater Golf Club, Auburn. http://saintfranciscougars.com and click on Athletic Giving tab.

INFLAMMATORY BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER: Ride for a cause hosted by Moonshine Cowboys riding club, noon Aug. 3, Fraternal Order of Eagles 549, Wabash. Sign-in starts at 10:30 a.m. Hog roast 6-10 p.m.

AUCTION: Aug. 3, Gateway Woods, Leo-Cedarville. 627-2159.

BENEFIT: Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 4, CrazyPinz Entertainment Center, 1414 Northland Blvd. Proceeds go toward Children's Organ Transplant Association in honor of Jeremy Bender, for transplant-related expenses.

SETON MIRACLE MILES 5K: 8 a.m. Aug. 10, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 10700 Aboite Center Road. Benefits St. Mary's Soup Kitchen and The Franciscan Center. Information: Kristin Spoltman at 616-0687 or setonmiraclemiles@gmail.com. Register online at: www.runrace.net/findarace.php?id=13222IN1.

BLESSINGS IN A BACKPACK FUNDRAISER: With Chef Jean-Goerges Vongerichten, Aug. 13, Sycamore Hills Golf Club, 11836 Covington Road. $750 per person. Reservations: Mike Gouloff at 424-9080; Paul Sauerteig at 423-2353; or Gretchen Gouloff at 433-3978.

OFF ROAD TRAIL CHALLENGE: Aug. 17, Salamonie Reservoir, Kin-Ti-On-Ki, 9214 Lost Bridge West, Andrews. Mountain bike event at 8 a.m., with walk/run at 10 a.m. Proceeds benefit With Love Left Over. Registration: www.goodtimesraces.com.

HABITAT GOLF OUTING: Aug. 28, Cherry Hill Golf Course, 6615 Wheelock Road. Registration forms: available at http://fortwaynehabitat.org and mail to Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity, 2020 E. Washington Blvd., Suite 500, Fort Wayne, IN 46803.


SNIDER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1978: 7 p.m. July 27, Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. $25 a person. Make payment at: https:// www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=Z38RTTZEE4HQG or send check made payable to Club Soda, c/o Kim Clark, 10719 Coneflower Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 by Friday.

USS INDIANAPOLIS: Aug. 2-4, downtown Indianapolis. Events include tour of the USS Indianapolis Museum Gallery and Radio Room Aug. 2; book-signing at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, One S. Capitol Ave.; introduction of survivors at 1 p.m. Most events are oepn to the public.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1993: Aug. 2, Hall's Coventry Tavern and 7 p.m. Aug. 3, Cocktails, 6133 Plantation Lane. No cost to attend.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1983: Aug. 3, 333 E. Paulding Road. Julie Bauman Konger at 1-317-517-7447 or bkonger@indy.rr.com or Sandi Perry Bradbury at 1-419-769-2174 or shebeliever@yahoo.com.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1973: Aug. 3, Fort Wayne Country Club. John or Cheri (Dyk) Disser at Cheri.Disser@kendallelectric.com or 760-9944 or jkdisser@aim.com.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1978: Aug. 3; contact Joe DeWald at joe.dewald@lpl.com.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2003: 7 p.m. Aug. 17, Buckets. Claire Heath Miller at claireaheath@msn.com.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968: 6 p.m.-midnight Sept. 7, Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. $35 a person. Skip Sandels at 747-9251 or 447-6800.

USS LONG BEACH CGN-9 ASSOCIATION: Sept. 9-15, Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 3300 S. Yale Ave., Boise, Idaho. Reservations: 1-855-611-1999 by Aug. 9. Ask for $89 per night special rate. Information: Don Shade at 1-866-352-2469 or Bob Nesbit at 1-864-608-3080.

NORTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963: 6 p.m. Sept. 14, Pine Valley Country Club. Casual dress. Patty Lewton Horoho at 224-2602 or phoroho@comcast.net; Patty Mills Lydy at 710-4085 or pllydy@aol.com; or Jim Keller at 410-0768 or kelljas1@comcast.net. www.nshs1963.org.

NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1942: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14, VFW Hall, Dawkins Road, east of New Haven. All 1940s graduates may attend. Reservations: Betty Peters at 639-3132.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963: Sept. 28, Pine Valley Bar & Grill. Jim Saul at jsaul1@hotmail.com or 755-9694.

USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762: Oct. 2-6, Hilton, Branson, Mo. Looking for shipmates who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 from 1944-1976 and past and present shipmates who served on the USS Columbus SSN-762 to share memories and camaraderie. Information: Allen Hope at 486-2221 or Hope4391@frontier.com.

EASTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1983: 6-11 p.m. Nov. 16, Bridgewater Golf Club, 1818 Morningstar Road, Auburn. Registration: ehsclass83@aol.com.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1988: Contact Christopher Gildea at 403-7852.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1998: Contact Beth Nix Peters at 223-4108 or Amy Blauvelt Ehinger and Ted Saul at 1-317-985-5446.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2008: Contact Katie Miller at MillerKJ@cougars.sf.edu.


PUT-IN-BAY, OHIO: Sept. 7. $55. Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church: 424-4509.

ST. LOUIS, MO.: Oct. 10-13, Sweetie Pie's, Goody Goody Diner and St. Louis Outlet Mall, formerly known as St. Louis Mills Mall. $100 nonrefundable deposit, with final payment due Sept. 16. Come As You Are Community Church: Sue at 447-6036.

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