Fort Wayne –
FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: For information and registration for Neighborhood Connection classes, call 467-1075 or visit Anthis Career Center, 1200 S. Barr St.; fwcs.k12.in.us/ce/ce.php.
IPFW: Division of Continuing Studies; 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; to register for the following courses, call 481-6619 or go to learn.ipfw.edu.
Basic Digital Photography: A First Course in Cameras and Computers, 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays beginning today to Oct. 28; $157.
Italian Language and Culture: Beginning I, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning this Tuesday to Nov. 19; $189.
Conversational French: Intermediate I, 6 to 7:50 p.m. Wednesdays beginning this Wednesday to Dec. 4; $201.
PREPARING FOR GED TESTS: Today; various locations, 426-7323 or fwliteracyalliance.org.
SEVEN TWEAKS IN SEVEN WEEKS: IMPROVING YOUR CHILD’S SPECIAL EDUCATION EXPERIENCE: Sponsored by Family Voices Indiana; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Room C., 900 Library Plaza; registration, 260-418-9418 or Jan@FVIndiana.org.
HONEYWELL HOUSE: A Discussion on Historic Preservation and Community Redevelopment presented by Lisa Gilman; 7 p.m. Tuesday; Honeywell House, Wabash; free; reservations, 260-563-2326.
TIPPECANOE AUDUBON SOCIETY: Wetland Restoration presented by Benjamin Hess; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Manchester University Union, Hoff Room, North Manchester; free; DJHicks@manchester.edu.
YWCA DIVERSITY DIALOGUE: Our Community’s Response to Returning Veterans; noon Wednesday; 1610 Spy Run Ave.; reservations, 424-4908, ext. 254.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginners Rumba; 7 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.
ABOITE BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read stories to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. today; Adult Book Club: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,’ 2 p.m. Wednesday; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 with adult, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Ants in Your Pants, preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; Classics Adult Book Club, 7 p.m. Thursday; Paws to Read, read stories to trained dogs, 4 p.m. Wednesdays; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Family Fun Night: Video Game Night, 7 p.m. today; 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; Teen Thursday: Kinect, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Born to Read, infants with caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers with adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Social Science Sleuths: Select a Site in the City, 10:30 a.m. today; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 with adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; After School Adventures: Explore Optical Illusions, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Things that Roll, 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; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Family Storytime: R is for Rhyme, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Too Fun Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read to trained dog, 5 p.m. Thursday; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Friday; 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; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Bookflix, books, movies, pizza for ages 6 to 14, 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; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Who Let the Dogs In: Dogs as Pets in the Mid-19th Century Home, 7 p.m. Thursday; Smart Start Storytime plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Preschool Storytime: Oceans, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Teen Movie Night: Iron Man 3, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Johnny Appleseed Day, apple crafts and snacks, 3:45 p.m. Thursday; iPad App Pack, 7 p.m. Thursday; After Hours Scarecrow Party, 6:30 p.m. Friday, registration required; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: LEGO Quest, 4 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 30; Teen Scene: Iron Man 3, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Adult Lunchtime Matinee: Peeples, noon Wednesday, registration requested; Introduction to Twitter, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday; Johnny Appleseed Day, apple crafts and snacks, 4 p.m. Thursday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.
PEABODY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Gettysburg: Living in a Civil War Town presented by Dr. Clyde Root, professor history at Bethel College, 6 p.m. Tuesday; blood pressure screening, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday; Family Movie Night: Epic, 5:30 p.m. Thursday; Friends Movie Night: National Treasure 2, Book of Secrets, 7 p.m. Saturday; Columbia City; 260-244-5541.
WARSAW COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Compare South Bend’s Oliver Mansion with Downton Abbey’s Servants; 4 p.m. Thursday, 310 E. Main St., Warsaw, free; to register, call 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.
NAACP FORT WAYNE/ALLEN COUNTY BRANCH 3049: Membership meeting; 7 p.m. Thursday; Allen County Public Library, Room C, 900 Library Plaza; http://fortwaynenaacp.org.
Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. today; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
BLANKET APPEAL: Fort Wayne Animal and Care Control, 3020 Hillegas Road, is accepting donations of unwanted blankets, towels or bath mats for cats and dogs for bedding; to make a no sew fleece cat bed, visit www.fwacc.org.
RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, $3 bag sale; Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive; 432-3342.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday; Our Hope Lutheran Church, 1826 Trinity Drive, Huntertown; $6 adults, $3 ages 12 to 4, free to ages 3 and younger; 437-9106.
FISH FRY: 4:30 p.m. Friday; Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.; $8 adults, $4 ages 10 to 6, free to ages 5 and younger; 432-6011.
OVERNIGHT CABIN EXPERIENCE: Saturday and Sunday; Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City; $100 a person, includes snacks and breakfast; reservations, 260-854-3790.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday; Bishop Dwenger High School, Cafeteria, 1300 E. Washington Center Road; call for cost, 496-4803 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road; $9 adults, $5 ages 12 to 5, free to ages 4 and younger; carry-out available; 747-0713.