•FALL CRAFT SHOW: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road. Table reservations: Dorothy at 494-0763.
•CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. Table reservations: Chad at 704-0765.
•CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26, Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds, Columbia City. Proceeds benefit Lighthouse Transitional Homeless Shelter. Table reservations: 1-260-244-5266, email email@example.com or visit Lighthouse's Facebook page for an application and mail to: The Lighthouse, PO Box 446, Columbia City, IN 46725.
•CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2, Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold St. Table reservations: Teresa at 426-1728 or Jeannette at 422-5870.
•CHURCH STREET CORNER BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St. Table reservations: Carol at 632-5443.
•NOVEMBERFEST: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave. Lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Table reservations: Betty at 426-5184.
•HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Colony Heights Church of Christ, 4724 E. Tillman Road.
•CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, Martini Lutheran Church, 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven. Table reservations: Cheryl Sicks at 749-1813.
•CRAFT FAIR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road. Table reservations: Mary Black at 482-1022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.•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 Tuesday.
•COPING DURING THE HOLIDAYS SEMINAR: Nov. 9, D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. Session 1 is 1-2:30 p.m., and Session 2 is 4-5:30 p.m. Dar Richardson will speak. Reservations: www.mccombandsons.com or call 426-9494 by Nov. 4.
•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.
•BEGINNER'S GENEALOGY WORKSHOP: “Getting Started in Family History & Genealogy Research,” 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 5, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Rooms A-B, 900 Library Plaza. Send $10 check payable to ACGSI to Margery Graham, 13431 Ernst Road, Roanoke, IN 46783. www.acgsi.org/ workshop.pdf.
•FALL AND WINTER PROGRAMS: Offered by Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free admission and no registration required. Tappetizers, 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Bone Building Basics, 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Swedish Views on Early Childhood, 1 p.m. Dec. 2.
•IPFW KIDS' FALL CLASSES: Exploring the World in 2D Art, for grades K-8, Oct. 19-Nov. 23. Saturday Studio: Printmaking, for grades 9-12, Oct. 19-Nov. 2. Fun with Fairy Tales, for prekindergarten and kindergarten, Oct. 7-Nov. 11. Registration: Gary Lanier, 481-6977.
•TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE AND EMOTIONAL REGULATORY HEALING: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19, Second Steps, 4118 N. Clinton St. $15 a person, $25 a couple. 373-1050 or email email@example.com.
•ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA ANNUAL MEETING: “Weaving the Threads of Hope,” Oct. 4-6, Camp Agnes S. McMillen, north of Fort Wayne overlooking Cedar Creek. $100-$200. Registration: www.eeai.org.
•NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION CLASSES: Register at 467-1075 or www.fwcs.k12.in.us/ce/ce.php.
ARTS & CRAFTS: Exploring Watercolor, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 27 (no Nov. 6), Anthis Career Center; $129. Watercolor Landscapes, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 29-Dec. 3, Anthis Career Center; $89. Jewelry Design, 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Portage Middle School; $33. Art: Using Right Side of Brain, 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Portage Middle School; $33.
CULINARY ARTS: Introduction to Mexican Culture, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 12-Dec. 10, Lane Middle School; $59. Appetizers Bistro Style, 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 5, North Side High School; $33.
DANCE: Intro to Ballroom Dance with Beginner Tango, 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 11 (no Nov. 6), Price Elementary School; $45.
SPECIAL INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: Knitting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 14-Nov. 18, Portage Middle School; $59. Introduction to Mexican Culture, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 12-Dec. 10, Lane Middle School; $59. Genealogy, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 5 and Nov. 12, Anthis Career Center; $39. Journaling on Dreams & More, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and Oct. 14, Lane Middle School; $43. Creative Writing and Poetry, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Lane Middle School; $33.•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.
•IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: Reclaiming the Narrative, recap from Kellogg Foundation America Healing conference, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaze, Meeting Room B. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) High School and Higher Education Collaborations for Academic Success, 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave. Reservations: Ruby Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org or 420-0765.
•AARP CHAPTER 187: 2 p.m. Oct. 17, Community Foundation Building, 555 E. Wayne St. Janet Mitchell and Mike Rosswurm will discuss elder mediation.•FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4:30-7 p.m. today, Ossian United Methodist Church, 201 W. Mill St., Ossian. $8.50 adults, $4.50 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under.
•RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive. $3 bag sale Friday.
•FALL RUMMAGE, PLANT AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville.
•FALL RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Peace Lutheran Church, 4900 Fairfield Ave. Bag sale Saturday.
•FISH FRY: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave. $8 adults, $4 ages 6-10, free under 6.
•BUFFALO TRO: 6-9 p.m. Friday, 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.
•PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road.
•FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road. $9 adults, $5 ages 5-12, free under age 5. Carryouts available. 747-0713.
•LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK: Benefiting Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Sunday, Headwaters Park West. Remembrance ceremony at 6 p.m., with walk at 7 p.m. Registration: www.lightthenight.org/in.
•RUMMAGE SALE: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 3, 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: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5, Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold St.
•RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 4 and 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 5, Trier Ridge Community Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road. $3 bag sale Oct. 5.
FISH FRY: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 4, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road. $8 adults; $4 ages 12 and under.
•NEXT TO NEW BAG SALE: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 5, Lutheran Life Villages, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd.
: 10 a.m. Oct. 5, Shoaff Park. Benefits DSANI. Email dsani4u@aol .com or call 471-9964.
•GAY AND LESBIAN
DINNER DANCE: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. $50 dinner dance only, $100 VIP includes mayor's reception. Tickets must be purchased in advance at 744-1144. Dance-only tickets available for $10, $15 at the door, and doors open at 8 p.m. for the dance. Benefits AIDS Task Force.
•BARBECUE CHICKEN DINNER: 3-6:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Hope United Methodist Church, 6608 Hoagland Road. $7.50 meal, $6 half-chicken only.
•MOM 2 MOM SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12, Sonshine Academy, 5122 Homestead Road. $1 admission. Benefits the preschool.
•WALK FOR ANIMALS: Oct. 13, Headwaters Park, Lincoln pavilion. Registration at 11:30 a.m. $35 minimum pledge required per adult or child or $120 minimum pledge per family per household. www.fwacc.org by Friday.
•SOARING HIGH FOR YOUTH: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 16, Goeglein's Reception Hall, 7311 Maysville Road. $35. www.learnresourcecenter.org by Tuesday.
•FALL RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 17-18 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 19, Trinity Lutheran Church, 7819 Decatur Road. $3 bag sale Oct. 19.
•KASSA: A SEASON OF HARVEST: 7-11 p.m. Oct. 18, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. $20 advance at Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art and Culture, 501 E. Brackenridge St., or $25 at the door. Benefits TRIAAC.
•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 Tuesday.
•SOUP COOKOFF: 11 a.m. Oct. 20, Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road. $5 adults, $3 under age 10. Benefits FWCS children who do not get a lunch.
•LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO: 1 p.m. Oct. 20, Hoagland Fire Station. $20 advance, $25 at the door. 639-6438.
•RUMMAGE SALE: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 23 and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 24, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven. $1 bag sale 3-6 p.m. Oct. 24.
•GERMAN DINNER FUNDRAISER: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 25, Lutheran Life Villages, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd. $7 tickets available at the auxiliary's Emporium Gift Shop or $7.50 at the door. 447-1591.
•CHICKEN FOR CHILDREN: Oct. 31. Orders accepted. Call 421-5000, Ext. 2318, or visit www.lewiscenterforchildren.org. Benefits Bill Lewis Center for Children.
•CAT WALK: Nov. 9, Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Doors open at 5 p.m. $80 includes dinner. 744-0454. Benefits Allen County SPCA.•BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963: Saturday, Pine Valley Bar & Grill. Jim Saul at jsaul1@hot mail.com or 755-9694.
•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 Friday.
•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: email@example.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.•NASHVILLE, IND.: Oct. 11, enjoy fall and shopping. St. Joseph United Methodist Church: Linda at 484-1337.
•INDIANAPOLIS: Oct. 16, private docent-led tour of Matisse exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art. $80. Send check to Fort Wayne Art League, C/O Anne Donnelly, 5327 Stonehedge Blvd. No. 2, Fort Wayne, IN 46835 by Tuesday. Call Molly at 432-0523 or Anne at 485-7270 for more information.
•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.