Fort Wayne –
NATURE CLASS FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Birds, Beautiful Birds, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Salamonie Interpretive Center, Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, 9214 West-Lost Bridge West, Andrews; $2 per child with adult; to register, call 260-468-2127.
PLAYGROUND SAFETY SEMINAR: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; Psi Ote Lower Pavilion, Northside Park, 705 E. State Blvd.; free; 427-6000.
YWCA DIVERSITY DIALOGUE: Transforming the Conversation: Finding Common Ground on Marriage Equality; noon Wednesday; 1610 Spy Run Ave.; reservations, 424-4908 ext. 254.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS INSPIRE BREAKFAST: Guest speaker, Maj. Dan Rooney; 7:30 a.m. Friday; Kendallville Event Center, Kendallville; donations accepted; 260-318-0001.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.
Beginning swing, 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.
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: How to Make a Video in Three Hours, 5 p.m. Thursday; Paws to Read, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Children’s Services; Research Church Records Series, 10 a.m. Saturday; 900 Library Plaza.
ABOITE BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. today; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read stories to trained dogs, 4 p.m. Wednesdays; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Family Fun Night: Game Night, 7 p.m. today; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Smart Start Storytime (preschoolers), 10:15 and 11 a.m. Thursday; Teen Thursday: Kinect, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime (preschoolers with adult), 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Social Science Sleuths: End of Term Presentations, 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: Wind and Clouds, 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; Rusty Ammerman’s Dimension Illusion, 3:30 p.m. Friday; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Reading for Root Beer, 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: Born to Read Storytime (infants and toddlers), 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Teen Thursday: Electronic Mayhem, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Bookflix (books, movies, pizza for ages 6 to 14), 4 p.m. today; LEGO Maniacs, 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; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: PowerPoint 101, 10 a.m. today; iPad App Pack, 7 p.m. Thursday and May 30; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. today; Teen Scene: Beautiful Creatures, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Message Board Crafting, 5:30 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 www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Children’s Music and Movement, 10 a.m. Wednesday; Book to Movie Showcase, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Preschool Storytime, Manners, 10 a.m. Thursday; Mad Science Saturday, 1 p.m. Saturday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
WARSAW COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Using Picasa; 6 p.m. Thursday; 310 E. Main St., Warsaw, registration, 574-267-6011.
ALLEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday; Atz Ice Cream Shoppe South, 211 E. Tillman Road; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
FORT WAYNE WOMEN’S MID-DAY CONNECTION: Always Room for One More presented by Fabric and Friends Quilt Shop, Roanoke; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 28, Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road; $15.50; inclusive; all women welcome; no-cost child care provided; reservations by Tuesday 672-3414.
LAREZ NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: Meeting; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today; Pontiac Branch, 2215 Pontiac St.; 466-1123.
MENDON UNION SCHOOL ALMNI BANQUET: Doors open at 4 p.m. Saturday; American Legion Hall, 2510 Ohio 703, Celina, Ohio; 419-795-3371.
Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. May 27; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
YWCA OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: Annual meeting, presentation of 2013 Peggy Hobbs Service Award; 4:30 p.m. today; Indiana Tech, Seitz Conference Center, Room 207, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.; reservations, 424-4908 ext. 254.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS GOURMET DINNER: 4:50 p.m. Thursday; Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road; $400 a person; reservations, 260-203-3330.
TOWEL DRIVE: Benefit for Mustard Seed Furniture Bank; through Friday; collection of new and gently used bath towels, hand towels, wash clothes and kitchen towels; drop-off areas in DeKalb County include Beacon Credit Union, Hoham Feed and Seed and DeKalb County Office Building; 260-925-2562.