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Northern Indiana Pet Expo – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $5 adults, $3 seniors and children 5 and older, $1 leashed and healthy pets;
TinCaps baseball – vs. Lansing; 3:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or
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Little River Wetlands Project will sponsor “Earth Day Fort Wayne” Sunday at Eagle Marsh on Engle Road.

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Northern Indiana Pet Expo begins Saturday at Memorial Coliseum.
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Pete Rose, baseball’s all-time hits leader, will be at Honeywell Center in Wabash on Saturday.



Jimmy Della Valle and John Osborne – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.


Jim Barron – Comedian and illusionist; 6:30 p.m.; St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2131 Getz Road; free; 459-1745.


Steve Iott and Sally Brooks – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

Anita Renfroe – With Henry Cho; 7 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $20 and $25; 1-800-745-3000.



Heart Ball – Sponsored by American Heart Association; 6 to 10:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road; for tickets, 485-9890 or email

American Style Ballroom – Open Dance Party with Joe Justice, 8:30 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.


Renaissance Ballroom – Open dance; 8 p.m.; Renaissance Dance Studio, Ossian; $5; 260-622-6644.

Dances of Universal Peace – 7:15 to 9:30 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 E. Berry St.; $5 to $10 donation; 424-6574.

Contra Dance – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society; 8 to 11 p.m.; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; $8 admission, $5 students, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-244-1905.

American Style Ballroom – Open Dance Party, 7 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $6; 480-7070.

Van Wert Dance Club Ballroom Dance – 7:30 p.m.; Goedde Building, 205 W. Crawford St., Van Wert, Ohio; $5; 419-238-6571.


Belles and Beaus Square Dance – 6 to 8:30 p.m.; Scout Hall at Warvel Park, North Manchester; 260-982-7152.

Single/Couples Dance – 6 to 10 p.m.; Westside Gardens Recreation Hall, 2025 Olladale Drive; $7; 609-8877.



“Earth Day Fort Wayne 2013” – 1 to 5 p.m.; sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project and Aqua Indiana; Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or

8th annual Save Maumee Earth Day – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Niagra Drive, off North Anthony Boulevard on the north side of the Maumee River; free; for list of events,



Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Exhibit includes rare 1930 Auburn 8-125 Sport Sedan, rare 1931 Stutz limousine chassis and rare Dual-Cowl Cord L-29 Phaeton; hours and admission, 260-925-1444.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Butterflies with an African Beat,” live butterfly exhibit, ends July 7; Saturday, “Science Fun: Dominating,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursday, “Botanical Brown Bag: It’s Alive! Living Picture Frame,” noon to 1 p.m., $5 adult, $3 children ages 3 to 17 and Conservatory members or volunteers; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum “Dukes of Hazzard” No. 1 General Lee car, original KITT car, No. 3 Dale Earnhardt NASCAR and 1989 Batmobile; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; admission for both museums, $10 adults, $6 ages 11 to 17, free ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own” includes International Harvester truck gallery, restored 1948 Valentine Diner, historic gas pumps, toy and die-cast model and Checker Cab display; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn; admission price and hours, 260-925-9100 or

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Vintage photos, race cars and artifacts from local race tracks and racers; inside the National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily; admission, 260-316-0966 or

Science Central – “Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think” exhibit, ends Sept. 9; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular admission, $8 adults and ages 3 to 12, $7 seniors; hours, 424-2400 or


The History Center – Law enforcement exhibit, permanent exhibition gallery, looks at inventions and products created and produced in Allen County; 302 E. Berry St.; $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 426-2882 or Wabash County Historical Museum – “Life Maps and Legacies,” ends April 27; 36 E. Market St., Wabash; $5; $3 seniors and ages 6 to 12, free to ages 5 and younger; for program time, 260-563-9070.


Hoosier Air Museum – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; home of the Hoosier Warbirds; aircraft on display, engines, models and artifacts; 2822 County Road 62, Auburn; $5 adults, $4 ages 18 to 12, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-927-0443 or



Bike Tour Ride – Noon; Carroll High School, 3905 Carroll Road; 20 to 44 miles;


Bike Tour Ride – Noon; Arcola Elementary, 11006 Arcola Road, Arcola; 26 to 54 miles;


Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or



“Night of Shoes” – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau; 6:30 to 10 p.m.; Landmark Reception Hall, 6222 Ellison Road; $40;


Pete Rose Live – 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $24, $34, $44, $75; 260-563-1102 or

Touch-A-Truck – 10 a.m. to noon; children can see smart cars, limousines, construction equipment, fire trucks, emergency vehicles; Ivy Tech-Northeast, Coliseum Campus, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; free; 480-4154.

Southside Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; poultry, pork, eggs, some vegetables, through December.

Color and Build Your Own Kite Day – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Phil’s Hobby Shop Parkwest, 3938 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $5 per kite; 426-5056.


Movie Night at the Library – “Rise of the Guardians”; 6:30 p.m.; Main Library Theater, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; doors open at 6 p.m.; limited seating; free.


Regional Maker Faire – 5 to 7 p.m.; learn about TekVenture; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; reservations by Monday; free.


“Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Best of Both Worlds” – Theater event; 7 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road.



Michigan State vs. Butler men’s soccer – 5:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.; free;

TinCaps baseball – vs. Lansing; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or


Fort Wayne Derby Girls – 6 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum Exposition Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; adults in advance, $20 for 2 or $15 for 1, game day, $25 for 2 or $15 for 1, $9 seniors, $7 kids 6 to 13, free to ages 5 and younger; 1-800-745-3000 or

TinCaps baseball – vs. Lansing; 5:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or



“Anansi the Spider” – Fort Wayne Youtheatre; 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $15 adults, $10 children; 422-4225 or

“Any Wednesday” Dinner Theater – 8 p.m. today and Saturday, with dinner starting at 7 p.m., and 2 p.m. Sunday with the meal being served at 1 p.m.; Van Wert County Senior Center, 220 Fox Road, Van Wert, Ohio; $25; 419-605-6708; ends April 27.

“Orlando” – 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; IPFW Department of Theatre; IPFW, Williams Theatre, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $14 adults, $12 seniors, faculty and alumni, $10 non-IPFW college students with ID, $5 students 18 and under; 481-6555 or


“The Wizard of Oz” – 7 p.m.; Van Wert High School; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118, Van Wert, Ohio; $7 adults, $5 students; 419-238-6722 or go to


“Late Nite Catechism” – 8 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets start at $18; 1-800-745-3000.


“Everything Is Illuminated” – Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Jewish Federation; 2 p.m.; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; for cost, 426-3456 or


“Antony and Cleopatra” – 7:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.; $10 advance; 422-6329. Ends May 11.

“Into the Woods” – 7 p.m.; Leo High School, 14600 Amstutz Road, Leo-Cedarville; $7 advance, $10 day of show; 446-0180; ends April 27.

“Side by Side by Sondheim” – 7:30 p.m.; Huntington University, Studio Theatre of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington; $12, $10 students and seniors, $5 university students and $9 university faculty and staff; 260-359-4261; ends April 27.

“Woke Up Black” – 1:30 p.m. at IPFW, Walb Student Union, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., and 5 p.m. at YWCA Northeast Indiana, 1610 Spy Run Ave.; discussions following screenings; free;