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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 7:54 am


SPRING BAZAAR: 4-7 p.m. May 28, Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road. Table reservations: Renee at 427-6003 or renee.sinacola@city

CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. Table reservations: Chad at 704-0765. $5 discount by March 31.

Camps, classes, seminars

•WINTER AND SPRING PROGRAMS: Offered by Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free admission and no registration required. Block Party: Building Children's Brains Through Play, 7 p.m. April 10. Cooking for 1 or 2, 7 p.m. May 5.

HOMEMAKERS SPECIAL INTEREST LESSONS: Offered by Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Preregistration required; forms at T-shirt Scarves, 7 p.m. April 22; $5; bring fabric scissors. Essential Oils, 1 p.m. May 22; $2.

GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: 5-9 p.m. April 15, 1-5 p.m. May 14 and 5-9 p.m. June 16, Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free. Registration required: 481-6826,, visit the home and money page on the website at or visit the office.

MONEY FAIR: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 8, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; free admission and free parking with a library card. Workshops include the Affordable Care Act at 10 a.m., Credit Scores: What Goes into a Credit Score and Tips to Improve Your Score at 11 a.m., Take Control of Your Budget at 1 p.m., Identity Theft Protection at 2 p.m. and Medicare 101 at 3 p.m. Additional workshop (Financial Checkup 101) is offered at 5 p.m. April 9 at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne and at 5 p.m. April 10 at Fellowship Missionary Church. Call Vickie J. Hadley at 481-6826 or email for more information.

SIBLING WORKSHOPS: For brothers and sisters of children with disabilities and special health concerns, May 17, July 19, Sept. 20 and Nov. 15, Mad Anthonys Children's Hope House, Lutheran Hospital campus. Workshops for ages 7-12 take place 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and workshops for ages 12-15 take place 2-4 p.m. $10 for lunch and materials and T-shirt and $5 for returning participants for lunch and materials but no T-shirt, free ages 12-15. Reservations required: or call Sue at 456-4534, Ext. 271.

4-H ARCHERY CLASS: For grades 5-12, April 8-June 7. First meeting 7-8 p.m. April 8 at Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Classes 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April 12-June 7, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. $40. Registration: 481-6826.

4-H MUZZLELOADING SHOOTING SPORTS PROGRAM: First meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 24 at Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Classes 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 in the Spencerville area. $40. Registration: 481-6826.

GRIEF SEMINAR: “Healing Your Grieving Heart: Exploring Practical Touchstones for Caring for Yourself,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 22, Ceruti's Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd. Alan D. Wolfelt will speak. Registration: or call 426-9494.

GRIEF SEMINAR: “Exploring the Value and Function of Grief Symptoms: The 'Companioning' Helping Role,” 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 23, Ceruti's Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd. Alan D. Wolfelt will speak. Registration: or call 426-9494.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: All programs held at Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road. Free admission, but reservations are required at 435-3222.

Understanding Your Grief, 5-7:30 p.m. April 8. Why God? 5-7:30 p.m. May 13.

DOERMER DIALOGUE: “World-Class Management in a Global Economy,” 7-11 a.m. April 25, IPFW, Walb Student Union's international ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. John D. Zeglis will speak. $35 a person, free students, but tickets required. Registration: indiana-university-purdue-university-fort-wayne-doermer-school-of-business-3357112432.

CAMP RILEY: For ages 8-18 with disabilities, June 15-July 25, Bradford Woods, Indiana University's outdoor recreational center 20 miles southwest of Indianapolis in Martinsville. Newcomer's day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 24. $400 one-week session, $800 two-week session, sliding scale after two weeks; scholarships available. 1-877-867-4539.

SPRING BREAK CAMP: For ages 5-11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31-April 4, Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St. $30 nonmembers, $25 members each day. Registration: 424-2400, Ext. 451.

SPRING BREAK CAMP: For ages 8-13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31-April 4, Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St. $125 nonmembers, $115 members for the full week. Registration: 424-2400, Ext. 451.

ADVENTURE AND IMAGINATION SUMMER STEM CAMP: For ages 11-14, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. June 23-27 and July 21-25, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, 3701 Dean Drive. $149 one week, $298 both weeks. Registration: Provi Mayo at 480-2070 or email

FARMIN' FUN DAY CAMP: For ages 4-18, June 16-Aug. 1, Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road. $59-$92. Registration: or call 427-6000.

FRANKE PARK DAY CAMP: For ages 4-18, June 9-Aug. 1, Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd. $70-$90. Registration: or call 427-6000.

CITY SAFARI SUMMER DAY CAMP: For kids entering grades 1-6, June 16-Aug. 1, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. $110, includes before- and after-camp care. Registration: or call 427-6000.

SUMMER CAMP: Science Central has opened registration for its summer camp. Visit for more information.

CAMP LITTLE RED DOOR: For ages 8-18 with cancer or in remission living in Indiana, July 27-Aug. 1, Bradford Woods, Martinsville. $25 each camper, $50 each sibling/friend, with financial assistance available. Registration: or 1-317-925-5595. Deadline is June 13.


ART & CRAFTS: Peony Lamp Shade, noon-2 p.m. March 30, GlassLink; $33, plus $45 and lamp base fee payable to instructor. Drop Vase, 1-3 p.m. April 6, GlassLink, $33, plus $40 materials fee payable to instructor. Dichroic Pendant, 6-7:30 p.m. April 23, GlassLink, $33, plus $20 materials fee payable to instructor. Watercolor Plus, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, May 6-June 10, Anthis Career Center; $89. Exploring Colored Pencils, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 6-June 10, Lane Middle School; $89.

DANCE: Introduction to Ballroom Dancing with Waltz, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, April 9-May 14, Price Elementary School; $45. Intro to Ballroom Dance with Beginner Tango, 8-9 p.m. Wednesdays, April 9-May 14, Price Elementary School; $45.

HOME & GARDEN: Herb Gardening & More, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 10-24, Lane Middle School; $43, plus $10 plant fee payable to instructor.

Clubs, organizations

AARP CHAPTER 187: 2 p.m. Thursday, Community Foundation Building, 555 E. Wayne St. Program: Curt Sylvester will speak about “Preserving Your Family's Heritage: A New Look at Genealogical Research.”

GARRETT AMERICAN LEGION: Meeting about Agent Orange, 6 p.m. today, Garrett American Legion, 515 W. 5th Ave., Garrett. Free and open to the public. 908-4023.

NOBLE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE: Team meeting 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Noble County Public Library, Cole Room, Albion. Team captain meeting at 7 p.m.

INDIAN VILLAGE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: Meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Indian Village School, 3835 Wenonah Lane. Call 747-7141 or 747-0432 for more information.

WHITLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Annual banquet, noon Saturday, Whitley County Agricultural Museum, 680 W. Squawbuck Road, Columbia City. $19. Reservations required: 1-260-2440-6372.

FORT WAYNE 912: Meet and ask questions of candidates running for House Districts 83 and 85 at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.

GRIEVING GRACEFULLY: 2-3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday each month, Visiting Nurse Grief Support, 6203 Constitution Drive.

•APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting April 1, The Classic Cafe, 4832 Hillegas Road. Mickey Depre will speak about her love of fabric, applique and hexies.

IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: (Folks Uniting Nowadays), 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12. Reservations: Ruby Cain at or 1-765-285-8546.


SPAGHETTI DINNER: 5-6:30 p.m. today, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road.

GARAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-close Saturday, Fort Wayne Sport Club House, 3102 Ardmore Ave.

CASINO NIGHT: Doors open at 5 p.m., with games at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. $20 a person. 456-1261, Ext. 3020.

MOM2MOM SALE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. Free admission.

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

BOWLING FOR BRAIN INJURY EVENT: 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Westwood Lanes, 2400 W. Jefferson Blvd. Registration:

FISH FRY: 4:30-7 p.m. March 28, Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave. $8 adults, $4 ages 6-10, free under 6.

4-H PLANT SALE: Orders due March 31. Pick up plants 5-8 p.m. May 8 or 9 a.m.-noon May 9 at Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. 481-6826.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 3 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 4, Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive. $3 bag sale April 4.

SPRING RUMMAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4 and 9 a.m.-noon April 5, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Blvd. $2 per paper grocery bag and $5 per garbage bag April 5.

•FISH FRY: 4:30-7 p.m. April 14, May 9, Sept. 12, Oct. 10 and Nov. 14, Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive. $8 adults, $5 ages 12 and under.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS GOURMET DINNER: 6 p.m. April 17, Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Guest speaker is Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano. Reservations: 456-1600.

COMMON BOND BREAKFAST: April 22, Hotel Fort Wayne Marquis Ballroom, 305 E. Washington Center Road. Chris Spielman is guest speaker. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. $75 suggested donation collected at breakfast, but reservations required at

SPRING FLING CARD PARTY: 1:30 p.m. April 23, Lutheran Life Villages, Independent Living Heritage Room, 6723 S. Anthony Blvd. $5 tickets. 447-1591, Ext. 2116.

RUMMAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 25 and 9 a.m.-noon April 26, Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave. $2 bag sale April 26.

4-H HOG ROAST, CARNIVAL AND SILENT AUCTION: 4-7 p.m. April 26, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. $8 adults and all carryouts, $6.50 ages 6-11, free ages 5 and under, 50 cents each carnival ticket or $7 wristbands.

BARGAIN BONANZA EXTRAVAGANZA: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1-2 and 9 a.m.-noon May 3, International Park and Commerce Center, 2701 Coliseum Blvd. S. Benefits Lutheran Life Villages.

PLANT SALE: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2, Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.

FESTIVAL OF WINES: 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 2, Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road. $50. Benefits Hospice Home. Tickets available at Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road, or by calling 435-3222.

MOTHER'S DAY PLANT SALE: 4-7 p.m. May 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 10 and noon-4 p.m. May 11, McMillen Community Center, 3901 Abbott St.


CHICAGO: May 3, “Motown — The Musical.” $115. Civic Guild: Sharon at 437-7497.

GRAND TOUR OF ITALY: May 5-16. Venice, Florence, Assisi and Rome. Trip includes flights, transportation, hotels, most meals and museum admissions. The School of Creative Arts, University of Saint Francis. Tour can be taken for USF credit in Introduction to Visual Art. Molly McGowan at 399-7700, Ext. 8001, or email

NEW YORK CITY: June 19-25. Central Park, Liberty Island, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, 9/11 memorial and Broadway show. $876 double occupancy, with $75 deposit. Volunteer Center at 424-3505 or

OTTAWA AND THOUSAND ISLANDS: Aug. 7-13. Parliament Hill, St. Lawrence River cruise. $715 double occupancy, with $75 deposit. Volunteer Center at 424-3505 or

NEW ENGLAND ADVENTURE: Oct. 8-14, Boston, Salem and North Shore. $635 double occupancy. Volunteer Center at 424-3505 or

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