Fort Wayne –
ROAR N SNORE: Overnight tent camp fundraiser; 6 p.m. Saturday through 9 a.m. Sunday; Black Pine Animal Park, Albion; $65 a site, up to two tents, plus $8 a person, includes guided sanctuary tour, dinner, snacks, movie, after dark fun, continental breakfast; to register, call 260-636-7383 or go to www.blackpine.org.
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave.; 481-6826 for information.
Get Checking, Tuesday; free.
PET PARENTING: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive; free; 427-5511 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT FOR THE PRIVATE LANDOWNER: Eight-week course, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays beginning this Tuesday through Nov. 6; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $100 a person; to register, call 812-662-4999.
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY: Friendship, Fashion and Philanthropy: The Vera Bradley Story, presented by Patricia R. Miller, co-founder of Vera Bradley; 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Cordier Auditorium, Manchester University, North Manchester; free; 260-982-5285.
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS: Executive Power in the U.S. Constitution: Law, Discretion and Character, Johnathan ONeill; 3:30 p.m. today; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, Spring Street; free; 399-7700, ext. 8125.
YWCA DIVERSITY DIALOGUE: The Prominence of Homelessness in Fort Wayne and the Surrounding Area, presented by Dick Sievers, chaplain from Allen County Jail, and Naomi Nicastro, Fort Wayne Veterans Affairs Medical Center; noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, YWCA, 1610 Spy Run Ave.; free; reservations, 424-4908, 254 or email@example.com.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginning Foxtrot; 7 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Bolero series; 7 p.m. Friday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; $50 per person; 260-622-6644.
Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www.acpl.lib.in.us, for information on activities.
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Genealogy for Kids, 2 p.m. Tuesday; Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Childrens Services, registration required; Whose Genes are you Wearing, 6 p.m. Tuesday in Young Adults Services; Next Chapter Book Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10 a.m. Fridays in Childrens Services; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.
ABOITE BRANCH: Paws to Read, read stories to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. Mondays; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Baby Steps Toddler Time, plus games, age 2 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Storytime with a Twist, preschoolers, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Ants in Your Pants, preschool program, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; LEGO Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Baby Steps Storytime, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Born to Read Babies and Books Storytime, plus puppets, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Mondays; Family Fun Night: Will It Float, 7 p.m. today; Teen Thursday: Ductigami, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Born to Read, infants and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: After School Adventures: LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Tuesdays with Stories, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Field Trip Fridays: The Tundra, 10:30 a.m. Friday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Preschoolers: Apples, 7 p.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Paws to Read, read stories to trained dogs, 6 p.m. Mondays; Teotwawki Book Club, teens, 4 p.m. Wednesday; LEGO League, 3:45 p.m. Thursday; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.
MONROEVILLE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, 3:30 p.m. Mondays; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Those Witty Brits, book club, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Teen Thursdays: Exploding Toothpaste Edition, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Teen Café, 4 p.m. Tuesdays; Wacky Wednesday, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Paws to Read, children, read to trained dog, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; Family Game Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Guys Read, ages 6 to 12, 4 p.m. today; LEGO Maniacs, 4 p.m. Tuesday; TecTeens, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Wondertots, stories, rhythm and movement, ages 1 to 3 and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 1411 E. State Blvd.; 421-1360.
WAYNEDALE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Born to Read Storytime, infants to age 2 and caregivers, 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn; 421-1370.
BRUMBACK LIBRARY: Fall book sale; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 215 W. Main St., Van Wert, Ohio.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Free Basic Couponing Class, 6 p.m. Monday; Now Youre Cookin, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday, $2 fee; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Preserving Your Garden, 6 p.m. Monday; Book Buddies, 10 a.m. Wednesday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF FORT WAYNE: Ian Rolland, guest speaker at Passport to Manhood breakfast; 7:30 a.m. Wednesday; 2609 Fairfield Ave.; $50 donation; to register, 744-0998, ext. 19.
FORT WAYNE WOMENS MIDDAY CONNECTION: Meeting, Sept. 25; Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road; $13.50 inclusive; meeting, Start Your Engines, featuring Sweetcar Co.; complimentary child care; all women welcome; reservations due by Tuesday, 348-3706.
GENEALOGY COMPUTER USERS GROUP: Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room B, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.
NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: General meeting; 7 p.m. today, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave.; bring food item for Food Pantry; www.northsideneighborhood.org for information.
TOASTMASTERS CLUB MEETINGS:
Anthony Wayne Toastmasters, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Room 1550; guests welcome; 260-348-7439.
Summit City Toastmasters, 7:30 a.m. Fridays; Better Business Bureau, 4011 Parnell Ave.; 918-2065 or www.SummitCityTM.org.
TRIBUTE DINNER FUNDRAISER FOR CANCER SERVICES: 6 p.m. Oct. 11, reservations due by Thursday; Marquis Ballroom, Fort Wayne Marriott, 305 E. Washington Center Road; $100 per tickets; 484-9560 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FROGAPALOOZA: Honoring John and Carol Brooks; Friday; Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30 W.; $100 a person; benefits Little River Wetlands Project; 478-2515 or lrwp.org/frog.
SUSAN FARMER SNYDER CANCER BENEFIT: Food, music, games, auction; 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday; American Legion Post, 1736 S. Indiana Ave., Auburn; 260-925-0145.
SIDECAR GARYS BENEFIT RIDE/PARTY FOR TAYLOR THARP: Saturday; ride registration, 10 a.m., Osborns USA, 819 W. Washington Center Road, party at 2 p.m., Turners Club, 3636 Parnell Ave.; donations accepted.