Fort Wayne –
PET PARENTING: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive; free; no dogs, just owners; 427-5511 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO: Financial program offered by Purdue Extension Office; 6 p.m. today and Jan. 28; Kendallville Public Library, 6221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; program is free, however, a $5 refundable fee is required for reservations; 260-854-2775.
CHOCOLATE HOUR: Sponsored by IPFW Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and MLK Club Inc. of Fort Wayne; guest speaker, Joe Madison, civil rights activist and radio personality; 7 p.m. Tuesday; Walb Student Union International Ballroom, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; reservations, 481-6608.
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS: Sacrificing Truth for Comfort presented by Dr. Lewis Pearson; 3 p.m. Sunday, University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; free; 399-8066.
CLASSES SPONSORED BY COMMUNITY ARTS ACADEMY: Includes pre-dance, ballet, tap and hip-hop fun; for ages 2 to 12; 14-week sessions beginning Saturday through April 27; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; costs from $99 to $129; 481-6059.
Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www.acpl.lib.in.us, for information on activities or branches not listed.
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10 a.m. Fridays in Children’s Services; Toddler Storytime, stories, activities, ages 18 months to 3 years and parents/caregivers, 10:30 and 11 a.m. Fridays; Main Library eReader Fair, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.
ABOITE BRANCH: Paws to Read, read stories to trained dog, 6:30 p.m. Mondays; Born to Read Babies and Books, infants to age 24 months and adult, 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Ease into e-Books, 7 p.m. today; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Ease into eBooks, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Ants in Your Pants, preschool program, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Born to Read Storytime, 10:15 a.m. for lap sitters and 10:45 a.m. for walkers up to 24 months, Mondays; 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, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Mondays; Family Fun Night: Video Games, 7 p.m. today; Teen Thursday: Karaoke, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Paws to Read, 4 p.m. Mondays; Born to Read, infants and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Lunch and Lit Book Group, 1 p.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Internet Basics for Beginners, 1 p.m. Tuesday; After School Adventures: Printmaking, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Tuesdays with Stories, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Social Science Sleuths: Sociology Overview 1, 10:30 a.m. today; Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Sometimes on Saturdays: Cooking School Goes North African, 11 a.m. Saturday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Preschoolers: Snowmen Galor, 7 p.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Paws to Read, read stories to trained dog, 6 p.m. Mondays; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.
MONROEVILLE BRANCH: Model Train Demonstration 2012, 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 31; Smart Start Storytime, 3:30 p.m. Mondays; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Building Brains LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Smart Start Storytime: E is for Elephant and Piggie, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Those Witty Brits, book club, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursday; Teen Thursdays: Brain Challenge, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Open Laptop Lab for Adults, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; Wacky Wednesday, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Paws to Read, children, read to trained dog, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Teen Café, 4 p.m. Fridays; Family Game Night, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.
SHAWNEE BRANCH: Computer Basics Class, 2 p.m. today; Teen Thursday: Manga Supreme, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Girls Read, 4 p.m. today; TecTeens, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 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: Lego Club, 4 p.m. today; eReader Fair, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Smart Start Storytime, plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: Science Rockets, science club, 6:30 p.m. today; LEGO Adventures, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Decatur Public Library, Decatur; 260-724-2605.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Introduction to Word, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Valentine’s for Vets, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Anime Day, 5 p.m. Friday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: The Coupon Group, 6 p.m. today; Book Buddies, 10 a.m. Wednesday; LEGO Time, 3:45 p.m. Thursday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
FORT WAYNE WOMEN’S MIDDAY CONNECTION: Meeting, Jan. 22; Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road; $15.50 inclusive; meeting, Nancy Williams, handbags and jewelry for the New You; no cost child care provided; all women welcome; reservations due by Tuesday, 432-0335.
GENEALOGY COMPUTER USERS GROUP: Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room B, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.
KIDNEY 4 GENE: Winterfest includes silent auction, hog roast, games, bounce house; benefit for Gene Shatto; 5 p.m. Saturday; Third Place, 1601 W. Cedar Canyons Road, Huntertown.