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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:01 am
MENSA ADMISSIONS TEST: 10 a.m. Saturday, University of Saint Francis, Doermer Building, Room 166, 2701 Spring St. $40. Must be 14 or older. ID required. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Dan Klopfenstein at 710-0030 or danswissmr@aol.com.•GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: March 25, April 22, May 16 and June 19, 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.

GRIEF SEMINAR: “Helping Yourself Heal When Someone Dies: Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out,” 7-9 p.m. April 23, Ceruti's Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd. Free admission, but reservations required by April 9. Registration: www.mccombandsons.com or 426-9494.

SPRING GARDENING SYMPOSIUM: 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m. March 23, 4-H Community Building, LaGrange County Fairgrounds, LaGrange. $25 adults, $15 under age 18. Registration: mshamp@embarqmail.com or 1-260-499-6334 by March 8.

WALK INDOORS: Six-week class, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays, April 2-May 7, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free. Registration required: Lisa Thatcher at 481-6826 or email lthatche@purdue.edu.

YOUTH WORKERS TRAINING WORKSHOPS: March 19, Hyatt Place, 111 W. Washington Center Road. Sessions “No Such Things as a Bad Kid: Understanding and Responding to Children, Youth and Families with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges Using Positive, Strength-Based Theories and Techniques” and “Achieving Quality Mentoring for Every Child: Access, Analyze, Articulate and Activate!” are offered 9 a.m.-noon, while “Grit: A Key Ingredient of College Success” and “The Role and Benefits of a Development Committee” are offered 2-5 p.m. $20 one session, $40 all day. Registration: www.iyi.org/training_registration.

CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH FAIR: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.

FARMIN' FUN DAY CAMP: Weekly camp for ages 4 and older, June 17-Aug. 2, Salomon Farm, 817 W. Dupont Road. $59-$92. Registration: 427-6000 and www.fortwayneparks.org.

FRANKE PARK DAY CAMP: Weekly camp for ages 4-18, June 10-Aug. 2, Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd. $70-$88. Registration: 427-6000 and www.fortwayneparks.org.

CITY SAFARI SUMMER DAY CAMP: Weekly camp for students entering grades 1-6, June 17-Aug. 2, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. $110. Registration: 427-6000 and www.fortwayneparks.org.

ROCK CAMP: For ages 12-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 10-Aug. 9, Sweetwater's Academy of Music, 5501 U.S. 30 W. $350 academy students, $400 nonacademy students. 407-3833 or academy@sweetwater.com.

CONSERVATION CAMP: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 17-21, Izaak Walton League of America, Indiana Chapter, 17100 Griffin Road, Huntertown. $80 members, $85 nonmembers. Contact Jackie Dispenza at 449-3244 or email Dispenzas@netzero.net and leave contact information for applications, which are due May 25.

4-H ARCHERY PROGRAM: For Grades 5-12, 7-8 p.m. March 25, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Subsequent meetings are 10 a.m.-noon April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11 and 18 at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. $40. Registration: 481-6826 by March 15.

FEATHERED STAR QUILT WORKSHOP: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-March 6, Aboite Community Center. $60 Appleseed guild members, $70 nonmembers. Registration: 249-4495.

CARE PROVIDERS FOR VETERANS AND FAMILIES TRAINING: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15, Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive, Huntington. $50. Registration: 1-260-356-0628, Ext. 174, or email victorynollcenter@olvm.org

NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION CLASSES: Register at 467-1075 or www.fwcs.k12.in.us/ce/ce.php.

ARTS & CRAFTS: Bead Weaving, 6-8 p.m. March 7, Lane Middle School, $33. Watercolor and Rice Paper Collage, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, March 12-April 23, Anthis Career Center, $89. Exploring Watercolor, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, March 13-April 24, Anthis Career Center, $89. Linked Wire & Bead Bracelet, 6-8 p.m. March 21, Lane Middle School, $33.

CROCHET RAG RUG: Crocheted Rag Rug: Advanced Design, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 21-April 25 (no April 4), Lane Middle School, $59.

CULINARY ARTS: Express Meals … for the Busy Family, 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 11 and April 18, North Side High School, $43.

GENEALOGY: Genealogy: Finding Your Ancestors, 7-9 p.m. March 19 and March 26, Anthis Career Center, $39.•GEORGETOWN CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Tecumseh branch library, 1411 E. State Blvd.

•APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, The Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road. Program by Nancy Mahoney.•SAINTS ALIVE! PREVIEW NIGHT: 7 p.m. Thursday, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road. $10 at the door. Must be 21. Dinner and auction Saturday; call 496-4801 or visit www.bishopdwenger.com for reservations.

YOU CAN LEND A HAND FUNDRAISER: Burger King and Chili's coupon book, through Friday. Cost is $3; available through Catholic school students.


FISH FRY: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road. $8 adults; $4 ages 12 and under.

BOWL FOR KIDS' SAKE: 9 a.m. and 3 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Albion Bowl; 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Shadow Bowl, Kendallville; 3 p.m. Sunday, Butler Bowl, Butler; 10 a.m. and 12:30 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Garrett Bowl, Garrett; 1 and 3:30 p.m. March 9, Villa Lanes, Decatur; 1:30 and 4 p.m. March 10, Rainbow Lanes, Huntington; 6 p.m. March 14, Thunder Bowl; 2 and 4:30 p.m. March 17, Angola Bowl, Angola. Registration: www.bbbsnei.org or call 456-1600 or 1-888-456-1600. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana.

FISH FRY AND CHICKEN STRIPS DINNER: 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive. $10 adults and carryout, $6 ages 6-11, free ages 5 and under.

CHILI SUPPER: With pie auction, bake sale and talent show, 5:30 p.m. March 6, Faith Baptist Church, 6600 Trier Road. $6 adults, $4 under age 7. Reservations: 485-1646 by March 4

RELAY FOR LIFE CHOW DOWN AND EUCHRE EXTRAVAGANZA CHARITY EVENT: 5 p.m. March 9, American Legion Post 97, 1729 Sprott St., Auburn. $10. Registration: Holly Albright at 1-260-333-0701, Ext. 4725, Jan Bauman at 1-260-333-0701, Ext. 4708 or Clint Stephens at 750-7998 by Friday.

COMMUNITY HARVEST GALA: 5:30 p.m. March 9, Hotel Fort Wayne Ballroom (formerly Fort Wayne Marriott). $175 a person. Benefits Community Harvest Food Bank programs. Tickets: www.communityharvest.org or contact Jason Baumgartner Brown at 447-3696, Ext. 322, or email jbrown@communityharvest.org.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 8-11 a.m. March 16, Trier Ridge Community Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road. Donations accepted.

CHILDREN'S CLOTHING RESALE: 8 a.m.-noon March 16, Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Road.

SCAN BROWN BAG LUNCH FUNDRAISER: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 20. Pick up pre-ordered lunches at Masonic Temple, 216 E. Washington Blvd. Pasta and meatballs lunch with side salad costs $9, or $180 for a family-style order that served 20; large Casaburo salad lunch costs $7, or $140 for a family-style order. Lunches include bread, butter and treat. Order forms are available at www.scanfw.org/brownbaglunch. Email orders to bbobay@scanfw.org or fax to 421-5003. Phone orders will be accepted 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today only at 750-8032 or 750-8033.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 21; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 22, Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive. $3 bag sale March 22.

SPRING RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 22; 8 a.m.-noon March 23, Peace Lutheran Church, 4900 Fairfield Ave. Bag sale March 23.

LUCKY DUCK CHILDREN'S CONSIGNMENT SALE: 7-9 p.m. March 21, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. March 22 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23, Dupont Downs, 538 E. Dupont Road. $10 admission March 21 only with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting Open Door Haiti.

COMMON BOND BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m. April 17, Ceruti's, Interstate 69 and Illinois Road. $75. Gretchen Holt-Witt will speak. Benefits Erin's House. Reservations: 423-2466 or www.erinshouse.org.

NORTHEAST INDIANA HOMEWARD BOUND 5K WALK: 2 p.m. April 28, Headwaters Park East. 456-4172, Ext. 229, or visit www.homewardboundindiana.org.•CONCORDIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY: May 16-17 for classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993 and 2003. Registration: www.ctsfw.edu/Alumni. Information: 452-2260 or email Alumni@ctsfw.edu.FIRST WEEK OF EVERY MONTH:

Monday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Grabill Missionary Church, 13637 State St., Grabill; 4-7 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300.

Wednesday: 4-7 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony.

Thursday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd. 4-7 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road.

Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon, Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive.•ST. LOUIS, MO.: March 8-10, Sweetie Pie's, the soul food restaurant with a reality show on OWN Network. Call Come As You Are Community Church at 447-6036 for details.

CHICAGO: April 20, Tommy Gun's Garage dinner and show. $125. Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Guild: Sharon at 437-7497 by April 1.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: May 16-21, visiting World War II Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Smithsonian, Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, Lincoln Memorial. $575, with $75 deposit. Full payment due March 10. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.

CHINA: Oct. 11-19. $2,313 nonmembers of New Haven Chamber of Commerce. Registration: www.newhavenindiana.org, info@newhavenindiana.org or 749-4484 by July 1.

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