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Community calendar

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:01 am

Camps, classes, seminars

HOMEMADE FROM THE HEART CLASS: “Whoopie Pies,” 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 12, Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W. 8th St., Matthews. $5. Registration: 1-765-998-2365 by Oct. 5.

CONFERENCE ON YOUTH: 7:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. www.GreatKidsAllenCounty.org or 449-7272 for more information.

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H .22 RIFLE PROGRAM: For grades 4-12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 9, Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive. $50. 481-6826 by Oct. 1.

FORT WAYNE, ALLEN COUNTY LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE 2013: Oct. 3-4. $250. Registration: www.leadershipfortwayne.org. Information: Cheri Becker at 481-6112 or beckerc@ipfw.edu.

Clubs, organizations

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. today, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza. Program “What's Old is New Again — The Latest from the Genealogy Center” by Curt Witcher.

INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION-RETIRED, ALLEN COUNTY: Noon Thursday, Chop's Steak and Seafood Restaurant, 6421 W. Jefferson Blvd. Special guests are author Monica Miller and Eric Pulley of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana. 422-8572.

OLD FORT COIN CLUB: Meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave. Information: Ted Minnick at 494-8527.

IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: (Folks Uniting Nowadays) program, “Asian Cultures in Indiana Middle and High Schools,” 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave. Lunch ranges $6-$10, plus 50-cent room setup fee. Reservations: Ruby Cain at rcain@bsu.edu or 420-0765.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Eagles 248, 4940 Bluffton Road. Food served afterward.

GRIEFSHARE: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 29, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven. Each session is self-contained. Information: Margie Williams at 749-9907 or the church at 749-9565.

FORT WAYNE WOMEN'S MIDDAY CONNECTION: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24, Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road. $15.50 inclusive. “Fall Wardrobe Accessorizing.” Reservations: Meridith at 672-3414 by Tuesday.

GENEALOGY TECHNOLOGY GROUP: 7 p.m. Sept. 18, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza.

AARP CHAPTER 187: 2 p.m. Sept. 19, Community Foundation Building, 555 E. Wayne St. Free educational presentation about Social Security and Medicare.

HUNTINGTON UNIVERSITY FALL SEMESTER WOMEN'S BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. Sept. 21, Huntington University, Habecker Dining Commons, Huntington. $7. Reservations: Pat Jones at 1-260-359-4061 or Linda Bordeaux at 672-2598 by Sept. 18.

Fundraisers

FALL FLING CARD AND GAME PARTY: 7 p.m. Thursday, Heritage Room of Independent Living, Lutheran Life Villages, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd. Tickets are $5 and include refreshments. Benefits the auxiliary.

ROCKIN FOR RILEY FUNDRAISER: KLAS concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Cottage Event Center, 9524 U.S. 24N, Roanoke. $10 tickets available at Good Grains Gluten Free Bakery and Mike Gibson State Farm Insurance in Roanoke or by calling 483-3508.

FISH FRY: 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Grace Lutheran Church, 204 N. Main St., Columbia City. $8.50 adults, $4 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under.

ASHLEY'S ARMY BAKE SALE AND RAFFLE: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Waynedale United Methodist church, 2501 Church St. Benefit for Ashley Myers' family.

A TOAST TO LIFE: Specialty beer and food pairing dinner, 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. $125 a person. Tickets available at Club Soda and Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road. Benefit Hospice Home.

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S FORT WAYNE: Sept. 21, Headwaters Park. Registration at 10 a.m., opening ceremonies at 11:30 a.m. and walk begins at noon. Registration: Julie at 420-5547, Ext. 172, or visit www.alz.org.

FISH AND CHICKEN STRIP DINNER: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, St. John (Flatrock) Lutheran Church, 12912 Franke Road, Monroeville. $9 adults, $7 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under. Carryout: $9 adults, $7 ages 12 and under.

NORTHEAST INDIANA LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Kendallville. Registration: www.lightthenight.org/in.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 27, Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive. $3 bag sale Sept. 27.

FALL RUMMAGE, PLANT AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville.

FALL RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 27 and 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 28, Peace Lutheran Church, 4900 Fairfield Ave. Bag sale Sept. 28.

BUFFALO TRO: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 27, Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road. $50 includes refreshments, silent auction and demonstration of Buffalo Tro cooking. Benefits History Center's Heritage Education Fund. 426-2882.

LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK: Benefiting Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Sept. 29, Headwaters Park West. Remembrance ceremony at 6 p.m., with walk at 7 p.m. Registration: www.lightthenight.org/in.

BUDDY WALK

: 10 a.m. Oct. 5, Shoaff Park. Benefits DSANI. Email dsani4u@ aol.com or call 471-9964.

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H CLOVER CHALLENGE: Oct. 19, IPFW, between Gates Center and Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Registration at 8 a.m., challenge at 9 a.m. $25 minimum sponsorships required for registration. Samm Johnson at 481-6826 by Oct. 1.

LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO: 1 p.m. Oct. 20, Hoagland Fire Station. $20 advance, $25 at the door. 639-6438.

CHICKEN FOR CHILDREN: Oct. 31. Orders accepted beginning Oct. 1. Call 421-5000, Ext. 2318, or visit www.lewiscenterforchildren.org. Benefits Bill Lewis Center for Children.

Reunions

GTE TOLL OFFICE REUNION: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Parkwood Church of God, 3320 Trier Road. Carry-in potluck dinner; bring table service and soft drink. $5. Contact V. Mowery at 485-0457 for more information.

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2008: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Curly's Village Inn. $5. Contact Katie Miller at MillerKJ@cougars.sf.edu.

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963: Sept. 21, Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. Contact Bonnie (Wallace) Arnold at bjarnold44@msn.com; Pat (Dykes) Trolio at dntrolio@ frontier.com; Patty (Patrick) Saylor at dandpsaylor@ yahoo.com; or Phyllis (Mays) Bush as pbush3@earthlink .net.

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958: Sept. 21, Classic Cafe, 4832 Hillegas Road. Contact Marcia Jones Scalzo at 748-4263.

ELMHURST HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968: 6-11 p.m. Sept. 21, Lunz Reception Hall, 3333 Freeman St. Contact Bruce Coder at 450-3787 or email ecurb1149@aol.com.

NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968: Sept. 27-28. Football game at 7 p.m. Sept. 27; dinner and dance at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at Firehouse. Contact: carolan druss@embarqmail.com.

SOUTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963: Sept. 27-29. Reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 27, Castle Gallery, 1201 W. Wayne St. School tour noon-2 p.m. Sept. 28, 3601 S. Calhoun St. Reunion event, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Sycamore Hills Golf Club, 11836 Covington Road. Class picnic 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29, IPFW Alumni Center, 1528 E. California Road. Registration: www.sshs1963.com/.

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

HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1983: Sept. 2, 400 Club Parkview Field. Contact Jan Venderly at jvenderly@sacs.k12.in.us.

FRANKLIN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1970: Noon-11 p.m. Sept. 28, River City Golf Course, 1227 Herbert St. Jone Jerraid at 615-8333.

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 to 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@fron tier.com.

NORTH SIDE ALUMNI: Seasoned seniors lunch for alumni celebrating reunions 1928-1952, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Pine Valley Country Club, 10900 Pine Mills Road. $25. Reservations: 471-4499 by Sept. 27.

HUNTERTOWN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963: Oct. 12, Dr. Jerry Mackel's home. Contact Nancy Parker at 749-9339.

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.

Travel

CHICAGO: Sept. 19, Chicago Institute of Art. $40, plus $23 admission. Tickets may be purchased upon arrival or through www.artic.edu. University of Saint Francis: School of Creative Arts at 399-7700, Ext. 8001.

NASHVILLE, IND.: Oct. 11, enjoy fall and shopping. St. Joseph United Methodist Church: Linda at 484-1337.

FRENCH LICK: Oct. 29-30. GTE/Verizon Retiree Club: Susan at 436-9305.

SAN ANTONIO: Feb. 1-9, Alamo, River Walk District cruise, San Fernando Cathedral, King William Historical District, El Mercado, National Museum of the Pacific War, Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park; tour includes National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis; former Texas School Book Depository in Dallas; and William J. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock. $775 double occupancy, with $75 due at signing and final payment due Nov. 26. Volunteer Center @ RSVP at 424-3505.

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