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Arts Update

AT THE LIBRARY:

• “Galimoto,” a child’s program on creating wheeled toys out of wire and other recycled materials, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. “Craft Café” will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The deadline to submit work for the sixth annual Teen Photography Contest is Aug. 9. For rules, go to www.acpl.info/yaphoto2013.pdf.

•“Sit and Stitch” will be offered for those wanting to learn to knit at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Pontiac Branch, 2215 S. Hanna St.

•“The Lab,” a program where teens create and share digital videos, music, photography, websites, graphic design, podcasts and presentations, will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Tecumseh Branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.

•“Yarn Lover’s Gathering” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Woodburn Branch 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn.

AUDITIONS:

•Off Stage Productions will have auditions for “Honeymoon at Gravesite Manor” at 7 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday at Van Wert Senior Center, 220 Fox Road, Van Wert, Ohio. Performances will be Oct. 4 to 12. For information, call 419-605-6708 or go to www.offstagetheatre.com/jmla.

First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St., will have auditions for “FPT Christmas Revue” at 7 p.m. Monday. Performance dates are Dec. 5 to 22. An audition for “Mrs. Packard” will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Performance dates are Oct. 24 to Nov. 9. “Driving Miss Daisy” auditions will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Performance dates are Jan. 9 to 25. For information, call 422-6329.

CLASSES: TekVenture Maker Station at the Library will offer “Robot Round Up,” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Registration for the free workshop is required; call 421-1374 or go to www.tekventure.org/workshops.

FORST EXHIBIT: “The Color of Water: Works by Beth Forst” will open Aug. 25 and run through Sept. 29 at the Richmond Art Museum, Richmond.

JACOBS PUBLISHED: Fort Wayne native Karen Morris has released her work, “Armed with Steele,” under the pen name Kyra Jacobs.

MEETING: Sisters Linda Johnson and Jane Wells will have a trunk show Tuesday at the Appleseed Quilters Guild meeting. Social time is at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. at The Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road. For details, go to www.appleseedquiltersguild.com.

Arts update is a listing of arts-related news. Send items at least two weeks before desired publication to Arts update, the Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088; fax, 461-8648; or email at dparker@jg.net.

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