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  • People and Places
    Volunteers soughtNeighborLink Fort Wayne is need of volunteers to help residents who physically or financially cannot take care of their fall yardwork.
  • Out & About
    COMEDY TODAY AND SATURDAY Jason Russell and Russ Williamson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.
  • ARTS UPDATE
    AT THE LIBRARY: • “Art for Homeschooled Teens” will take place Mondays for ages 12 to 18, call 421-1310 for times; “Art for Homeschoolers,” for ages 6 to 11, will be at
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COMMUNITY UPDATE

Classes

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.

Lectures/Forums

AFTERNOON SABBATICAL: “Faith, Time and Place – A Childhood in Three Acts” by Shirley Hershey Showalter, president emerita of Goshen College; 1 p.m. Tuesday; Sauder Concert Hall, Goshen College, Goshen; free; 574-535-7297.

FORESTER SERIES: “Shakespeare Saved My Life, Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard,” presented by Dr. Laura Bates; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave., Huntington; free; 260-359-4305.

FOUNDATION BREAKFAST: Jesse Brown and Arthur Wilson, current and past directors of the Horizon Leadership Program will discuss the success of the program, 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Habecker Dining Commons, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave., Huntington; $7 (first-time attendees eat free); 260-359-4069.

Dance lessons

AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Beginner group class, 7:45 p.m. Thursday; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $7; 480-7070.

AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Group class; 8 p.m. Friday, 6041 N. Clinton St., $5; 480-7070.

Library

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

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Board of Trustees meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday; “1986 Noble County Sesquicentennial Quilts” display; “Tablet and eReader Petting Zoo,” Monday through Wednesday and Friday; “LEGO Club,” 3:30 p.m. Monday; “Teen Movie Night: After Earth,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; “Marble Slide Building,” 3:45 p.m. Thursday; “iPad App Pack,” 7 p.m. Thursday; “Pawsitively Fun,” event for dog lovers, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, dog owners are responsible for the actions of their pets; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: “LEGO Quest,” 4 p.m. Monday; “Canning Lid Pumpkin,” 6 p.m. Monday, $5, registration required; “Teen Movie: After Earth,” 4 p.m. Friday; “Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; “Monster Mania,” 4 p.m. Thursday; “Tablet and eReader Petting Zoo,” 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday; “Children’s Book Sale,” Friday and Saturday; “Mad Science Saturdays,” 1 p.m. Saturday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.

Organizations

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: “Research by Reading Abstracts” presented by Debbie Muntz, owner of the LaGrange Title Company; 7 p.m. Wednesday; Meeting Room A, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; visitors welcome; info at www. acgsi. org.

FORT WAYNE INVENTOR’S CLUB: 2 p.m. Saturday; Pizza Hut, 3820 E. State Blvd.; public welcome, free; 466-7655 or fort wayne inventors.wordpress.com.

Fundraisers

BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER: Ends Oct. 31; Shoe Carnival will be selling pink wristbands to raise funds; www.shoecarnival.com.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: Noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; Trinity Lutheran Church, 1636 St. Mary’s Ave.; $3 bag sale Saturday; 484-4031.

“WOMEN UNDER PRESSURE”: Sponsored by American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women and McMahon Tires; women will be shown how to check tire pressure and blood pressure; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; McMahon Tires, 4201 Coldwater Road; 485-9890.

CRAFT AUCTION AND BAKE SALE: Sponsored by Nu Theta Sorority; 1 p.m. Saturday; VFW Post 5582, 415 E. Chicago St., Columbia City; 260-244-3705.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH AND TENDERLOIN FRY: 5:30 p.m. Saturday; Izaak Walton League, Chapter House, 17100 Griffin Road; $8; ikelahr@yahoo.com.

“REASON TO TASTE”: Benefit for student scholarships; 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday; Student Life Center gymnasium, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, North Campus, 3701 Dean Drive; $125; 481-2243 or IvyTech.edu/northeast/reason.

“BACK TO THE 80’S”: St. Jude Catholic School auction; 7 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday; Scout Park Conference Center, 2300 Meyer Road, New Haven; $20 advance, $25 at the door; 493-4798 or cjnix4@frontier.com.

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