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    COMMUNITY CENTER: Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.; $1 drop-in fee; call for program information, 427-6460. •“Three Ladies and … Prevention Clinic,” 10:45 a.



PET PARENTING: 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, Animal Care and Control, 3020 Hillegas Road; no dogs, just owners; free; register at 427-5511 or


FOUNDATION BREAKFAST: “Update on the Impact Recent Legislation on the Local Community,” by Rep. Dan Leonard, 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Habecker Dining Commons, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave., Huntington; $7 (first-time attendees eat free); 260-359-4069.


Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or, for information on activities or branches not listed.

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Kids and Comics,” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; “Reading Comics is OK: A Quick Guide for Grown-Ups,” 6 p.m. Thursday; “Paws to Read,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Children’s Services; “This Book Club Needs No Name,” 7 p.m. Thursday in Young Adults’ Services; “Books-n-Bagels,” 10 a.m. Friday in Young Adult Services; 900 Library Plaza.

ABOITE BRANCH: “Paws to Read, (children read stories to trained dog), 6:30 p.m. today; “Cookbook Book Club,” 2 p.m. Wednesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.

DUPONT BRANCH: “Paws to Read,” 4 p.m. Wednesdays; “Rusty Ammerman’s Dimension of Illusion,” 2:30 p.m. Saturday; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.

GEORGETOWN BRANCH: “Family Fun Night: Rusty Ammerman, Magician,” 7 p.m. today; “LEGO Club,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; “Smart Start Storytime” (preschoolers), 10:15 and 11 a.m. Thursday; “Teen Thursday: Button, Button Who’s Got the Button,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.

GRABILL BRANCH: “Paws to Read,” 4 p.m. today; “Monday Night Book Discussion Group,” 7 p.m. today; “Smart Start Storytime” (preschoolers with adult), 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 421-1325.

HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: “Social Science Sleuths: Sociology of Medicine,” 10:30 a.m. today; “Tuesdays with Stories” (grade-schoolers), 6 p.m. Tuesdays; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.

LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: “Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Mother’s Day Magic,” 7 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.

MONROEVILLE BRANCH: “Smart Start Storytime,” 3:30 p.m. today; “LEGO Mania,” 6:30 p.m. today; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.

PONTIAC BRANCH: “Playstation Mania,” 4 p.m. Wednesday; “Paws to Read,” 5 p.m. Thursday; “Smart Start Storytime” (preschoolers and caregivers), 10:30 a.m. Friday; “Teen Café,” 4 p.m. Friday; “Open Laptop Lab for Adults,” 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; “Family Game Day,” 3:30 p.m. Saturday; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.

SHAWNEE BRANCH: “LEGO Club,” 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; “Born to Read Storytime” (infants and toddlers), 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; “Teen Thursday: Books & Bites,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.

TECUMSEH BRANCH: “Dead Authors Books Club,” 7:30 p.m. today; 1411 E. State Blvd.; 421-1360.

WAYNEDALE BRANCH: “Smart Start Storytime,” 10:30 a.m. today and Tuesday; “Born to Read Storytime,” 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.

WOODBURN BRANCH: “Princess Party,” for ages 3 and older, 3 p.m. Wednesday; Smart Start Storytime” plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn; 421-1370.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Make and Take Gardening Craft Workshop for Mother’s Day,” Saturday, free but registration required; Main Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington, 260-356-2900.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: iPad App Pack for Beginners,” 1:30 p.m. today; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Monday; “Egg Drop Experiment,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; “Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament,” 10 a.m. Saturday, $2 or $5 including deck of cards; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Preschool Storytime, Manners,” 10 a.m. Thursday; “Angry Birds: Live,” 3:45 p.m. Thursday; “Adult Lunchtime Matinee: ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ noon Wednesday (registration requested); “Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament,” 3:45 p.m. Wednesday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.

WARSAW COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Endangered Birds We have Lost”; 6 p.m. Tuesday; 310 E. Main St., Warsaw, registration, 574-267-6011.


ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: “Saving Internet Info to Your Computer or Flash Drive” by Stan Follis; 7 p.m. Wednesday; Meeting Room A, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; visitors welcome; free; info at

FORT WAYNE INVENTOR’S CLUB: 2 p.m. Saturday; Meeting Room B, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; public welcome, free; 466-7655 or

HEALTHIER MOMS AND BABIES: “Nurturing Mothers, Nurturing our Future,” fundraising luncheon; Tuesday; Landmark Conference and Reception Centre, 6222 Ellison Road; $50; reservations required, 425-3348 or

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Lunch and social hour after 10 a.m. meeting Saturday; Eagles #248, 4940 Bluffton Road; spouses, friends welcome; 485-7627.

OSSIAN LIFETREE CAFÉ: Meeting, “When Love Hurts, Ending the Cycle of Domestic Violence”; 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday; Ossian Presbyterian Church, 123 S. Jefferson St., Ossian.

WHITLEY COUNTY PATRIOTS: Viewing of movie “Runaway Slave” and visit by Emery McClendon, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Church of the Nazarene, 506 N. Main St., Columbia City;

WOMEN’S BUREAU: “Lunch and Learn: All You Want to Know about Blogging,” presented by Amanda Campbell, owner of White Owl Studio and Vera Bradley designer; noon Thursday; Belyst Boutique, Covington Plaza, 6380 W. Jefferson Blvd.; bring your own lunch; 402-4028.


PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Sponsored by North Manchester Rotary; 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday; Scout Hall of Warvel Park, North Manchester; $6.50 at the door, $4 children, free to ages 4 and younger; 260-982-3940.

“POWER OF THE PURSE”: Sponsored by Women United of United Way; Thursday; Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St.; 469-4009 or

SWEETWATER SOUND OFF SATURDAY: Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society and Relay for Life; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday; 5501 U.S. 30 W.; includes bake sale, craft sale and silent auction;