Fort Wayne –
ALLEN COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave. unless otherwise specified; 481-6826 for information and registration.
A Look at the Culture of Mexico, 7 p.m. Wednesday.
FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: For information and registration for Neighborhood Connection classes, call 467-1075 or visit Anthis Career Center, 1200 S. Barr St., or www.neighborhood-connection.org.
PET PARENTING: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive; no dogs, just owners; free; register at 427-5511 or email@example.com.
PRESCHOOL CLASSES: For ages 2 1/2 to 5; Faith Baptist Church, 6600 Trier Road; accepting registration for fall semester, 485-2192 or 485-1646.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.
?Beginning Tango, 7 p.m. Thursday.
AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Beginner group class, 7:45 p.m. Thursday; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $7; 480-7070.
AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Group class; 8 p.m. Friday, 6041 N. Clinton St., $5; 480-7070.
AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Intermediate workshop with Charles and Stacy; 9:30 a.m. Saturday; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $15; 480-7070.
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: Totally Terrific Tuesdays: Springtime Project, 7 p.m. Tuesday in Young Adults’ Services; Chi LEGO Club, 2 p.m.Thursday and Saturday, Children’s Services; Start Storytelling, home-schoolers, 2 p.m. Tuesday; Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company presents, Dances the Rainbow Fish,’ 2 p.m. Thursday; Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; Paws to Read, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Children’s Services; 900 Library Plaza.
ABOITE BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read stories to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. today; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Paws to Read, read stories to trained dogs, 4 p.m. Wednesdays; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Family Fun Night: Paint a Portrait, 7 p.m. today; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Smart Start Storytime, (preschoolers), 10:15 and 11 a.m. Thursday; Teen Thursday: Silly Games, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 4 p.m. today; Smart Start Storytime (preschoolers with adult), 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Tuesdays with Stories (grade-schoolers), 6 p.m. Tuesdays; Sometimes on Saturdays: Mystery Activity Day, 11 a.m. Saturday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: 1-2-3 Counting, 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; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Those Witty Brits, Sweetness at the Bottom by Alan Bradley, 7 p.m. Wednesday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Wacky Wednesday, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 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: Rusty Ammerman’s Dimension of Illusions, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Born to Read Storytime, (infants and toddlers), 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Teen Thursday: Manga Supreme, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Girls Read (ages 6 to 12), 4 p.m. today; Bored? Games, 4 p.m. Tuesday; TEC Teens, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Wondertots, 10:30 a.m. Thursday; 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: LEGO Club (Grade 3 and up), 4 p.m. today; Smart Start Storytime plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: iPad App Pack for Beginners, 1:30 p.m. today; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. today; Sparkle Pretty Projects, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Collage Art, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Moments from Mindy’s Kitchen, noon Friday, registration required; Anime Day, 5 p.m. Friday, registration required; Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday, $2 or $5 including deck of cards; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Kendallville Public Library Board of Trustees meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Coupon Group, 6 p.m. today; registration required; Uncharted Art, 4 p.m. Tuesday; LEGO Quest (for children in Kindergarten through Grade 5), 3:45 p.m. Thursday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.
NORTH MANCHESTER LIBRARY: Friends of the Library Gently-Used Book Sale; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 405 N. Market St., North Manchester; 260-982-4773.
AARP: Chapter 187; guest speaker, Fred Taube speaks about State Health Insurance Assistance Program; 2 p.m. Thursday; Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St.; free; reservations, 432-1932.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1953: regular meeting; 1 p.m. Wednesday; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; 747-5646 for information.
GENEALOGY COMPUTER USERS GROUP: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room B, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; visitors welcome.
LANCASTER HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI BANQUET: Saturday; registration at 5 p.m., followed by banquet at 6 p.m.; Lancaster Elementary School, 2932 W. 300 S., Huntington; reservations, 260-468-2952.
MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF ALLEN COUNTY: Annual meeting; Dr. John Newbauer, clinical psychologist, event speaker; Friday; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; $15 a person; 422-6441.
Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. today; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY: Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter; finer womanhood/scholarship luncheon; 2 p.m. Sunday; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; $35; 745-5852.
CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME: Aboite Elementary fifth graders vs staff; 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday; 5004 Homestead Road; benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters; 260-203-3322.
GARAGE SALE AND RECYCLING: Hosted by Fort Wayne Urban Farmers and Maplewood School Garden Angels; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; The Lafayette Bait Store, 3511 S. Lafayette St.; Southern cuisine sampler plate, $7; 456-1616.
DRIVE 4 UR COMMUNITY: Sponsored by The Ford Motor Company and Moser Motors of Berne; $20 will be given to Family LifeCare for every person or couple who test-drives a vehicle; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Cross Community Church parking lot, Berne; 1-800-355-2817.
KITTEN SHOWER: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday; Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road; refreshments, games; attendees are asked to bring kitten gifts; 427-5511.
FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road; $8 adults, $5 ages 12 to 5, free to ages 4 and younger; carry-out available; 747-0713.