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Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 8:16 am

Bazaars

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

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

Camps, classes, seminars

•WINTER AND SPRING PROGRAMS: Offered by Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free admission and no registration required. Cooking , 7 p.m. May 5.

HOMEMAKERS SPECIAL INTEREST LESSONS: Offered by Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Preregistration required; forms at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen. Essential Oils, 1 p.m. May 22; $2.

TRAINING: For high school students who want to strengthen practical skills for college, 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana, CSM Room, second floor, 1005 W. Rudisill Blvd. Free, but reservations required: 456-1600 or Carla.bogg@bbbsnei.org.

GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: 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, hadleyv@purdue.edu, visit the home and money page at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen or visit the office.

“GARDEN BASICS” GARDENING SEMINARS: “Backyard Invaders — Dealing with Invasive Plants,” 10-11 a.m. April 26, Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; “Growing Healthy and Nutritious Vegetables the Organic Way,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 28, Pontiac branch library, 2215 S. Hanna St.; “Selecting, Planning and Caring for Trees, the Right Way,” 10-11 a.m. May 3, Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; “Growing Unusual Veggies,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 5, Shawnee branch library, 5600 Noll Ave. Free admission to all seminars.

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 takes 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: www.lutheranchildrenshosp.com or call Sue at 456-4534, Ext. 271.

SAFE SITTER CLASSES: For ages 11 and older, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 24-25, July 14-15, Aug. 7-8 and Dec. 29-30, Lutheran Children's Hospital. Registration: Tammy Else at 435-7344. Information: www.lutheranchildrenshosp.com.

T-BALL: Registration for ages 4-7, 6:30-8 p.m. May 8 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 10, Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road. $25 before May 15 and $30 afterward. First game is at 6:30 p.m. June 9. 747-9218.

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.

OUTDOOR PURSUITS CLASS: Allen County 4-H Shooting Sports Club program for Grades 3-12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 21, 2-5 p.m. June 7 or 9 a.m.-noon June 21, Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. $25 includes state and county 4-H program fees and additional fees for each workshop. Registration: 481-6826. Materials available at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.

REGIONAL TRAILS CONFERENCE: “Connecting Us, Connecting Uses: Using Trails for Healthy Maumee Valley Communities,” 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2, Oberhaus Park, Napoleon, Ohio. $20 includes lunch. Send registration with names of attendees to 4330 Pembroke Lane, Fort Wayne IN 46807. Information: Angie at Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor at 450-2057.

MEDICAID SEMINAR: 4 p.m. Thursday, Village at Anthony Boulevard, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd. 447-1591, Ext. 2150.

SLEEP MEDITATION CLASS: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Studio Seva, 3511 N. Anthony Blvd. $8. Wear comfortable clothing with socks or bare feet.

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: www.mccombandsons.com or call 426-9494.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: All programs held at Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road. Free admission, but reservations are required at 435-3222. 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: www.eventbrite.com/o/indiana-university-purdue-university-fort-wayne-doermer-school-of-business- 3357112432.

SCORE MUSICAL THEATER PROGRAM: For students who have finished grades 6-8, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 7-25, Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd. $550 by May 20. 424-5665.

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.

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 pmayo1@ivytech.edu.

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

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

SUMMER CAMP: Science Central has opened registration for its summer camp. Visit www.sciencecentral.org 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: www.littlereddoor.org/camp or 1-317-925-5595. Deadline is June 13.

SUMMER THEATRE YOUTH CAMP: For Grades 2-12, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 23-July 12, Huntington University, Huntington. Camp will not meet July 4. Campers will present two performances of the musical “Disney's Aladdin Jr.” at 2 and 7 p.m. July 12. $195 before June 13, $220 afterward. Checks payable to Huntington University Summer Theatre Camp. Registration: Nancy Barnes at 1-260-359-4262 or nbarnes@huntington.edu.

SUMMER CAMP: For Grades K-12 in sports, music, computers, drama and academics, June 11-July 25, Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive. Registration deadline is June 4 for Session 1 (June 11-July 1) and June 20 for Session 2 (July 7-25). Information about camps: 969-6868. Information about summer courses: 483-1102, Ext. 239.

NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION CLASSES: Register at 467-1075 or www.fortwayneschools.org.

ART & CRAFTS: 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.

Clubs, organizations

AARP CHAPTER 187: 2 p.m. Thursday, Community Foundation Building, 555 E. Wayne St. Program: Gina Gibson of Allen County Council on Aging will speak about in-home services, and Jason Greer of Aging & In-Home Services will speak about home maintenance and safety.

NOBLE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE: Relay committee meet at 6 p.m. and team captains at 7 p.m., Noble County Public Library, East Main Street, Albion.

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

4-H INFORMATION NIGHT: For ages 3 through Grade 12, 7-8:30 p.m. April 23, Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. 481-6826, Option 1.

CELEBRATE!: Associated Churches' annual celebration, 6:15-7:45 p.m. April 24, Hotel Fort Wayne, 305 E. Washington Center Road. Reservations: 422-3528 or www.associatedchurches.org.

Fundraisers

FISH AND CHICKEN DINNER: 4-7 p.m. Friday, American Legion Post 420, 112 E. South St., Monroeville. $8 adults, $7 adults advance, $5 ages 5-12, free under 5. Advance tickets: Brenda Wolff at 623-6401.

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

RESURRECTION RUN 5K RACE AND 3K FAMILY RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. Saturday, Indian Trails Park. $15 advance, $20 race day for 5K, $25 per household for 3K family run/walk. Proceeds benefit St. Michael Lutheran Church's Community Charity Outreach program. 432-2033.

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

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: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 24, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road. $2 bag sale at 1 p.m. Park in the large parking lot and enter southeast door.

ASSOCIATED CHURCHES FUNDRAISER: April 24, Hotel Fort Wayne, 305 E. Washington Center Road. Free for groups up to four people. Reservations: 422-3528 or www.AssociatedChurches.org by Monday.

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.

LUERSKNIGHT: April 25, Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. and silent auction afterward. Tickets: Kathy Skelly at 456-1261, Ext. 3142. Preview party 7-9 p.m. April 24; $5.

YARD SALE: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26, University of Saint Francis, parking lot next to Trinity Hall, 2701 Spring St. Early bird admission 7-8:30 a.m. is $2 a person, free after 8:30 a.m. Benefits USF Student Center.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 26, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road.

RUMMAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26, Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive.

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.

FISH FRY AND CHICKEN FUNDRAISER: 4:30-7:30 p.m. April 26, Grabill Fire Station, 13413 State St., Grabill. $9.50 adults, $7 ages 4-9.

PARTY PAWS: LA FIESTA: 6-10 p.m. April 26, Knights of Columbus, Warsaw. $20 advance, $25 at the door. Benefits One Dog at a Time rescue/foster program. Tickets: Suzanne Abel at 1-574-527-7085 or suzanne.abel@odtr.org.

WALKING HOME: Benefiting the homeless, April 27, Headwaters Park. Registration at noon, concert at 12:30 p.m. and race at 2 p.m. Registration: www.walking-home.com.

RUMMAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. May 1 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 2, Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven. $2 bag sale May 2.

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.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 4-8 p.m. May 1 and 9 a.m.-noon May 2, with $2 bag sale 1-3 p.m. May 2, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave.

RUMMAGE SALE: 5-8 p.m. May 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2 and 8 a.m.-noon May 3, St. John Lutheran Church, Flatrock, 12912 Franke Road, Monroeville. $2 bag and $5 bulk sale May 3.

RUMMAGE, PLANTS AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville.

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.

CHARIS HOUSE GALA: 5:30 p.m. May 2, Ceruti's Banquet and Event Center, 6325 Illinois Road. $75 a person. Tickets: 426-7357, Ext. 136 or www.therescuemission.net/auction.

HERB AND PERENNIAL PLANT SALE: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2 and 8 a.m.-noon May 3, Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. Free admission. Music by Hearthstone Ensemble, refreshments, bake sale, gift shoppe, hand arts display, Settlers Inc. memberships.

NORTHEAST INDIANA'S AIDS WALK: 10:30 a.m. May 3, Headwaters Park East. Registration at 9 a.m. Pre-walk party 6-9 p.m. May 2 at Wunderkammer Gallery, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; $5 advance, $10 at the door. 744-1144.

HEALTHIER MOMS AND BABIES' LUNCH: Noon May 8, Landmark Conference and Reception Centre, 6222 Ellison Road. $65. Reservations: 425-3348 or www.healthiermomsandbabies.org by April 28.

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.

RUN WITH THE KNIGHTS 5K RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. May 10, Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road. $15 before May 7, $20 afterward. Pick up packet 4-6 p.m. May 9 at Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road, or 8-9 a.m. May 10 at Foster Park. Contact Sarah Shank at 456-1261, Ext. 3039 or sshank@bishopluers.org.

NIGHT OF STYLE: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 14, Empyrean Catering & Events, 25th Floor, 110 W. Berry St. $50 tickets available at 424-7977 or www.womensbureau.org. Free parking in the PNC garage. Benefits the Women's Bureau.

LAPPER & SURVIVORS DAY CELEBRATION: 9 a.m. registration and 9:30 a.m. program begins May 17, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Brotherhood Office Park, 6316 Mutual Drive. Registration forms at Cancer Services office and at www.lapper2014.kintera.org.

CELEBRATE SOUND DON'T WALK IN SILENCE: 10 a.m. May 17, Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road. $20. Registration: www.mycelebratesound.org.

NOBLE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE: May 17-18, West Noble High School. http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=58860.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL: With kids' rides, games, pony rides, Scholastic book fair and music, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 14, Grace Point Church, 8611 Mayhew Road. Fee admission, but donations accepted to support Kate's Kart.

Reunions

SNIDER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979: Aug. 8 at Aspire Plastic Surgery and Aug. 9 at Knights of Columbus. Contact Lori Chandler Morris at 466-4679 or luckyrat13@yahoo.com.

NORTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964: Oct. 4, Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. Email Kay Gillespie at keg2032@aol.com or Sandy Sheehan Getts at donsandygetts@gmail.com if you did not receive a postcard or want to be on the planning committee.

Travel

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 (SOCA), 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 mallen@sf.edu.

INDIANAPOLIS: May 30, Original Sewing and Quilt Expo. $52, includes show, lapel pin, tote bag, program and a class session. Kathy at 490-9097 or email Kathy2126@frontier.com by May 3.

ITALY: June 7-25, Rome, Venice, Florence and Siena. IPFW Department of Fine Arts 2014 study abroad program. $4,650, plus IPFW tuition, $5,100 noncredit travelers. www.ipfw.edu/departments/cvpa/depts/fine-arts/resources/study-abroad.html.

NEW YORK CITY: June 19-25. Central Park, Liberty Island, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, 911 Memorial and Broadway show. $876 double occupancy, with $75 deposit. Volunteer Center at 424-3505 or www.volunteerfortwayne.org

ANN ARBOR, MICH.: July 16, four art fairs. $42. Contact Judi Bruck at 486-3217.

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 www.volunteerfortwayne.org

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

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