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Arts Update


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


•The Haunted Cave is looking for actors and performers for the upcoming Halloween season. Tryouts will be Saturday at 4410 Arden Ave. for ages 16 and older. The Haunted Cave will be open every weekend from Sept. 26 to Nov. 2.

•Auditions for “The Family Nobody Wanted” will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The First Missionary Church, 701 W. Rudisill Blvd. For information, go to


•TRIAAC Inc., 501 E. Brackenridge St., will offer workshops on “Mande Music School” and “Adult Drumming” Saturday. For information, call 260-267-0596 or go to .

•Community Arts Academy, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., will offer “Exploring the World in 3-D Art” for kindergarten through Grade 8 beginning Saturday through Oct. 12, and various dance classes beginning Saturday through Nov. 16. For information, call 481-6059 or contact Melinda Haines at

•The Clark Gallery, Honeywell Center, Wabash, will offer “Spoon Necklace with Matching Earrings,” an art workshop with Candie Cooper, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $45. For information, call 260-563-1102, ext. 501, or go to

JUNIOR JESTERS: The Jesters program of the University of Saint Francis will hold “Junior Jesters” for ages 6 to 14 with developmental/physical disabilities from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday beginning this Saturday through March 8 at the North Campus, 2702 Spring St. Cost is $60. To register, call 399-7700, ext. 8001.

MEETING: Georgetown Crochet Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Tecumseh Branch, 1411 E. State Blvd. The public is welcome. For information, call 486-6870.

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