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    Holiday meals• Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., will have its annual turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
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    Pet helpAnimal Care & Control is offering free straw to any Allen County resident in need of animal bedding this winter. Straw can be picked up between 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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Art quilts by Dawn Gerardot are on exhibit beginning Wednesday at the Orchard Gallery on Covington Road.


All weekend – “3’-6’ ” – Ends Monday; also “Great Outdoors, Robin Dluzen: Where the Roads Begins” and “Paintings by David Buenrostro,” ends Oct. 9; Artlink, 300 E. Main St.; hours, 424-7195 or

All weekend – “CHIHULY: SECRET GARDEN” – Glass forms by Dale Chihuly, ends Sunday, special $7 tickets required in addition to regular admission prices; also “the Magic of Realism,” through Oct. 6; “Clay Prints,” ends Oct. 27; “Hedgehog Press, Prints and Processes,” ends Oct. 13; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.; 422-6467 for hours.

All weekend – WORKS OF PLEIN AIR PAINTERS – Ends Sunday; Wabash Hoosier Salon Gallery, Charley Creek Inn, 111 W. Market St., Wabash; 260-563-0454.

All weekend – “CATTURANDO ITALIA (CAPTURING ITALY)” – Ends Sunday; Visual Arts Gallery, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.;

All weekend – PAINTING AND CHARCOAL PORTRAITS BY MONA BEESLEY – Ends Oct. 6; Old Crown Coffee Roasters, 3417 N. Anthony Blvd.

All weekend – “IMAGINING COMMUNITY: THE ART OF SYLVIA GROSS BUBALO” – Ends Nov. 16; Good Library, Goshen College, Goshen; free; 574-535-7572.

All weekend – ACRYLIC PAINTINGS BY SUSAN SURACI – Ends Monday; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; hours, 373-0505 or

All weekend – “BEYOND THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE” – Works of Luis Gonzalez Palma, Gabriela Morawetz and Holly Roberts, ends Oct. 6; Weatherhead Gallery, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.;

All weekend – “CHAS DAVIS: A HOMECOMING” – Ends Oct. 9; Artworks Galleria of Fine Art, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd., Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center; hours,

Today and Saturday – “REMEMBER WHEN” – Honoring 50th reunion, Class of 1963, featuring national and regional artists; ends Monday; Castle Gallery Fine Art, 1202 W. Wayne St.; hours, 426-6568 or

Today and Saturday – “THE NEXT GENERATION” – Ends Oct. 6; Clark Gallery, Honeywell Center, Wabash; hours, 260-563-1102 or

Today and Saturday – “ACRYLIC PAINTINGS BY TERRY PULLEY AND GOURDS WITH PYROGRAPHY DRAWINGS BY ALISON ADAMS” – Ends Monday; Also “Paintings of Northern Indiana Lakes and Art Quilts by Dawn Gerardot, Wood by Regional Artists,” Wednesday through Oct. 31; The Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, 6312-A Covington Road; hours, 436-0927 or

Today and Sunday – “UTOPIA AND APOCALYPSE: SEVEN DECADES RE-IMAGINED” – Ends Dec. 4, Gallery G., Upper Union; also “Please Touch the Art: Texture is Part of the Experience,” ends Nov. 19, Link Gallery, Otho Winger Hall; Manchester University, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester; 260-982-5334.

Today – “PERCEPTIVE STILLS” – Ends Nov. 2; also “Winners from the 6th Annual ACPL Teen Photo Contest,” ends Nov. 2; Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; hours, 421-1210.

Today – “SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION” – Ends Jan. 17; Manchester University College of Pharmacy, 10627 Diebold Road; 260-982-5334.

Today – WORKS OF ANITA GILDEA – Ends Monday; Aldersgate Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road; 432-1524.

Today – WORKS OF DONI ADAM – Ends Monday; Allen County Retinal Surgeons, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd; 436-2181.

Today – WORKS OF JOHN KELTY – Ends Monday; Bon Bon Coffee Shop, 6122 St. Joe Center Road; 341-9894.

Today – WORKS OF ROBERT EINHAUS – Ends Monday; Rehabilitation Hospital, Lutheran Campus, 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 435-6142.

Today – WORKS OF LINDA BINEK AND ANITA TRICK – Ends Monday; Will Jewelers, 10146 Maysville Road; 493-2026.

Today – WORKS OF KAREN HARVEY Ends Monday; Ivy Tech Community College of Northeast Indiana, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; call 482-9161 for hours.

Today – WORKS OF JENNIFER PARKS AND TERRI BUCHHOLZ – Ends Monday; Parkview Medical Plaza, 11109 Parkview Plaza Drive; 373-4000.

Today – WORKS OF WILETTA BLEVINS – Ends Monday; Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road; 435-3222.

Today – WORKS OF JUDI RENKENBERGER AND RAY WATKINS – Ends Monday; Ophthalmology Consultants, 7232 Engle Road; call for hours, 436-7205.

Today – WORKS OF SUSAN WENGER – Ends Monday; Townhouse Retirement Center, 2209 St. Joe Road; 483-3116.

Today – WORKS OF CELESTE LENGERICH AND BARB YODER – Ends Monday; ResCare Adult Day Service, 3711 Ruppe Drive; 483-2888.

Today – WORKS OF CHERYL BURKE AND DIANA FAIR – Ends Monday; Citizens Square, 2nd floor, 200 E. Berry St.

Today – WORKS OF PHOTOGRAPHER JAMES SCHWARTZ – Ends Oct. 16; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Grabill Gallery, Grabill;

Today – WORKS OF VISUAL AND DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS FACULTY – Ends Oct. 5; Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave., Huntington; hours, 260-359-4331.

Saturday – “ART AT THE RIVERSIDE” – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Riverside Gardens, 14701 Schwartz Road, Leo-Cedarville; 627-0400.

Saturday – “PAINTING THE UNTOUCHED LANDSCAPE” – By Tom Keesee; ends Nov. 8; Lupke Gallery, University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; free; 260-399-8064.

Sunday – “DIVERSITY OF A FIBER ARTIST” – Works of Eunice Scully; ends Nov. 10; Langhinrichs Art Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5310 Old Mill Road; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays and by appointment, 744-1867.

Thursday – ADOPTABLE CHILDREN’S PORTRAITS – Presented by Indiana Heart Gallery; 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free;