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  • Seniors
    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. •Gift Shop Take-in, 9 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Community Update
    ClassesFORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: For information and registration, visit Anthis Career Center at 1200 Barr St., call 467-1075 or check IPFW:
    BLOOD DONATIONS:•St. Charles Catholic Church and School, 4910 Trier Road, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

What’s Going On


Old-Fashioned Farmers’ Days – Tractor pulls, farming demonstrations; begins at 9 a.m. daily; Van Wert County Fairgrounds, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-9378 or Ends Sunday.

Old Fashioned 4th of July – Hand-cranked ice cream, music; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio; 1-800-590-9755 or

Holiday at Home – Parade, music, food, children’s activities, fireworks; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; various locations, Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-9378 or

Fourth of July Fireworks – 10:15 p.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; food vendors will be on site; 481-4174.

July Fourth Fireworks Viewing – Parking at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., and 3701 Dean Drive; $3 per carload; food available; 480-4120.

Fireworks at Lake James – Viewing available at Pokagon State Park Potawatomi Inn beach, Angola.

Celebrate the Fourth of July – 8:30 p.m., Manchester Civic Band; 10 p.m., fireworks; Manchester University, North Manchester; rain date is July 5; www.manchester. edu.

Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; Georgetown Square; Ends Sept. 12.



Robbie V and Heidi – 7:30 p.m.; Leo Legion Post 409, 11433 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville; no cover; 260-672-2628.

Open Stage Jam – Hosted by Pop ‘N’ Fresh; 8:30 p.m.; Office Tavern, 3306 Brooklyn Ave.; call for price information, 478-5827.


TinCaps Baseball – vs. South Bend Silver Hawks; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or Also fireworks.


“Half-Stitched, The Musical” – 4 p.m.; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, Ends July 27.