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    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;

Classes, lectures, dance lessons, libraries, organizations, fundraisers


ALLEN COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave. unless otherwise specified; 481-6826 for information and registration.

•"Tappetizers," 7 p.m. Thursday, $2.

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB: Ten-week class for grades 4 to 12 using .22-caliber rifles; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Oct. 9; Concordia Lutheran High School Shooting Range, 1601 St. Joe River Drive; $50 per child; paid registration due by Tuesday; 481-6826 or

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.;

LADIES GUN HANDLING AND SAFETY COURSE: Sponsored by Roush Lake Fish & Wildlife and NWTF Women in the Outdoors; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; Roush Fish and Wildlife Area Office, 517 N. Warren Road, Huntington; $50 a person; 260-468-2165 or 260-356-9341.


INDIANA CENTER FOR MIDDLE EAST PEACE: Guest speaker, Peter Yarrow of '60s folk music group Peter, Paul and Mary; 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday; IPFW International Ballroom, Walb Student Union, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $75;

Dance lessons

AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Beginner group class, 7:45 p.m. Thursday, $7; group class, 8 p.m. Friday, $5; beginner workshop, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, $15; 6041 N. Clinton St.; 480-7070.

IPFW: Division of Continuing Studies; 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; to register for the following courses, call 481-6619 or go to

•"You Think You Can Dance: Beginning Tap for Adults," 12 lessons, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Oct. 8, $89.

•"Beginning Jazz Dance for Adults," 12 lessons, 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Oct. 8, $89.


Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www. acpl. lib. in. us, for information on activities or branches not listed.

ABOITE BRANCH: "Paws to Read," children read stories to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. today; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.

GEORGETOWN BRANCH: "Family Fun Night: Beading," 7 p.m. today; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.

MONROEVILLE BRANCH: "Smart Start Storytime," 3:30 p.m. today; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.

TECUMSEH BRANCH: "Girls Read," ages 6 to 12, 4 p.m. today; 1411 E. State Blvd.; 421-1360.

WAYNEDALE BRANCH: "Smart Start Storytime," 10:30 a.m. today; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.

BRUMBACK LIBRARY: Fall book sale; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 215 W. Main St., Van Wert, Ohio.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Closed Saturday and Sunday; "LEGO Club," 3:30 p.m. Monday; "Now You're Cookin': Yikes," 4 p.m. Tuesday; "Creative Writing Workshop Series," 6 p.m. Tuesdays beginning this Tuesday, $10; "Babies & Books," 11 a.m. Thursday; "Coupon Swap," 6 p.m. Thursday; "Crafting with T.L.C.," 6:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning this Thursday, $10, paid registration required; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Closed Saturday and Sunday; "Music and Movement," 6:30 p.m. Mondays; "Whatever Wednesday," 4 p.m. Wednesday; "Family Game Night," 6 p.m. Thursday; "Now You're Cooking: Yikes," 4 p.m. Friday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.

WARSAW COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: "Evening with Shakespeare"; 6 p.m. Tuesday, 310 E. Main St., Warsaw, free; to register, call 574-267-6011.


ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: "Getting Started in Family History and Genealogy Research," beginner's workshop with Marge Graham; 9 a.m. Saturday; Meeting Rooms A and B, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; visitors welcome; $10; www. acgsi. org.

DISORDERLY BEAR DEN: Monthly meeting; 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; 409-9886 or email

DUCKS UNLIMITED: Sportsman's banquet; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12; Kendallville Eagles, 1990 W. North St., Kendallville; $35 a person, $60 a couple, $15 ages 17 and younger; register by Wednesday and enter a chance to win a gun; 260-347-8169 or


RUMMAGE SALE: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday; Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road; $2 bag sale beginning at 1 p.m.; 432-1524.

FALL BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; "Next to New Bag Sale," 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; Lutheran Life Villages, lower level of Assisted Living, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd.; 447-1591.

HOMECOMING PIZZA BUFFET: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday; West Noble High School, 5094 U.S. 33 N., Ligonier; $6; benefits Theatre33; 260-894-3191.

"BUST A MOVE": Sponsored by Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana and Fort Wayne Derby Girls; 6 p.m. Friday; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.; tickets,

BEER AND FOOD PAIRING: Fundraiser for John Paulding Historical Society; 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday; historical society's Barn 2, 600 Fairgrounds Drive, Paulding, Ohio; live music; $20 advance, $25 day of event; 419-399-2388 or 419-263-2626.

PULLED PORK DINNER: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday; First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St.; $9 adults, $5 children, free to ages 5 and younger; 744-3239.

"LIONS & TIGERS AND BEER, BLACK PINE": Beer samples, food, music, silent auction; 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday; Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, Albion; $25 advance, $30 at the door; 260-636-7383 or

"AGRICULTURE HELPING 4-H" GRAIN DRIVE: Huntington County 4-H Fair Association, Salamonie Mills and Central States Grain will visit area farmers to collect tax-deductible donations of grain; proceeds will be used for infrastructure projects at the fairgrounds; 260-358-4826.

FOOD DRIVE: Ends Oct. 31; sponsored by Korte Does It All; to thank electrical, heating and air conditioning and plumbing customers; customers get $1 per non-perishable food item, up to $10, off per invoice; items will be delivered to Community Harvest Food Bank; 493-3059.