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  • Out and about
    COMEDYTODAY AND SATURDAYBilly Ray Bauer and Quinn Patterson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.
    ART HUNT: Bottle & Bottega, 2870 E. Dupont Road, is sponsoring a free art scavenger hunt from Monday through Dec. 5. Clues about where three pieces of art are hidden will be posted on its Facebook page at www.
  • ART
    All weekend – “CORRUGATED” – Works of University of Saint Francis students and community artists; “Mark It Up,” artwork created with markers; glass and wire artwork by Charlotte Wehr; exhibits end Wednesday;



“TREK THROUGH SPACE” DAY CAMP: For ages 5 to 11; July 29 to Aug. 2; Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St.; registration,

“CAMP VIDEO MAKER”: For ages 8 to11 and 10 to 13; July 29 to Aug. 2; Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St.; to register,


PARATRIATHLON CLINC: Dare2tri will provide certified instructors in running/pushing, biking/handcycling and swimming for those with a physical disability; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; South Side High School and Natatorium, 3601 S. Calhoun St.; free; 483-2100 ext. 241.

PREPARING FOR GED TESTS: Today and July 29; various locations, 426-7323 or


YWCA DIVERSITY DIALOGUE: “Transitions: What Does It Mean to be Transgendered”; noon Wednesday; 1610 Spy Run Ave.; reservations, 424-4908 ext. 254.

Dance lessons

“DANCIN’ FEATS”: Line dance lessons with Pam and Eagle; 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays; Bradburn Dance Company, 14625 Lima Road; $5;

AFRIKAN DANCERCIZE: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; TRIAAC, 501 E. Brackenridge St.; $10 per class; 267-0596 or

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: “Chi LEGO Club,” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Children’s Services; “Babies and Books,” infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10 a.m. Friday in Children’s Services; “Genealogy for Teens: Family Search and other Free Websites,” 2 p.m. Thursday; “Movie Night at the Library,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, theater lower level 2; “Grandpa and the Kid, Two Civilians in the Ranks at Gettysburg,” 2 p.m. Saturday, Main Library Theater, Lower Level 2; “Genealogy Jargon,” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Genealogy Center; “Children’s Chess Tournament,” 9 a.m. to 3:30 pm.. Saturday, registration required; 900 Library Plaza.

ABOITE BRANCH: “Smart Start Storytime,” ages 3 to 5 with adult, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.

DUPONT BRANCH: “Storytime with a Twist,” preschoolers, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday; “Classics Adult Book Group: ‘Atonement’ by Ian McEwan, 7 p.m. Tuesday; “Paws to Read,” read stories to trained dogs, 4 p.m. Wednesdays; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.

GEORGETOWN BRANCH: “Baby Steps: Toddler Time Storytime” plus puppets and games (ages 2 and 3 with parent/caregiver), 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; “LEGO Club,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 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.

LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: “Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Gardening Fun,” 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; “Budget Scrapbooking,” 4 p.m. Thursday; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.

NEW HAVEN BRANCH: “Family Storytime: Summer Snow,” 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.

PONTIAC BRANCH: “Smart Start Storytime,” preschoolers and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Friday; “Family Game Day,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.

SHAWNEE BRANCH: “Born to Read Storytime,” infants and toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.

TECUMSEH BRANCH: “Girls Read,” ages 6 to 12, 4 p.m. today; “Smart Start Storytime” with early literacy games and crafts, preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; “Bored? Games,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; “TEC Teens,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; “Ease into eBooks: Exploring the Library’s eBook Collections with your eReader,” 7 p.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: “Smart Start Storytime” plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Free Lunch,” for ages 18 and younger, noon to 12:30 p.m. weekdays through Friday; “Outdoor Tropical Gardening,” 6 p.m. Monday; “Hunger Games Survival Course,” 11 a.m. Tuesday; “The Dinosaurs are Coming,” 1 p.m. Thursday; “Novel Conversations: A Private History of Awe” by Scott Russell, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Joanna’s Dealicious Treats, Kendallville; “Movie Madness,” 12:30 p.m. Friday; “iPad App Pack,” 7 p.m. Thursday; “Anime Party,” 10 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

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Dinner and a Murder at the Four Deuces, 6 p.m. today, $10 a person, registration required; “Hunger Games Survival Course,” 3 p.m. Tuesday; “The Dinosaurs are Coming,” 3 p.m. Thursday; “Children’s Cinema,” 1 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 9; “Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament,” 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 7; “Mad Science Saturdays,” 1 p.m. Saturday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.

PEABODY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Cook, Talk and Taste”; 6 p.m. Wednesday; Columbia City; 260-244-5541.


ALLEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday; Atz Ice Cream Shoppe South, 211 E. Tillman Road; visitors welcome; 422-8572.


• Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. today; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.