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Arts Update

AT THE LIBRARY:

•The Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company will present “Rodeo” at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.

•“Art for Home Schoolers, Teens” will be at 2 p.m. Mondays and “Art for Home Schoolers, Children” at 2 p.m. Thursdays at Aboite Branch Library, 5630 Coventry Lane.

•Young adults will craft and decorate their own medieval book at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Little Turtle Branch, 2201 Sherman Blvd. For information, call 421-1335.

•“Sit and Stitch” will be offered for those wanting to learn to knit at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Pontiac Branch, 2215 S. Hanna St.

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

•“Yarn Lover’s Gathering” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Woodburn Branch 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn.

DANCE RESULTS: The Tibbits Boosters, Coldwater, Mich., awarded the “Dancing with the Celebrities” trophy to Melanie Cumming and Doug Brown and raised more than $4,000 for the Tibbits Opera House.

FUNDRAISER: The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre is asking for nominations to receive 1st Source Bank’s 150th Anniversary Funds of either $1,000 or $15,000. Nominations will be accepted at any 1st Source Bank location through Nov. 30. For rules, go to www.1stsource.com/150.

KNITTING GROUP: A knitting group will meet from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd. For information, call 373-0505 or go to www.fireflycoffeehousefw.com.

MILLER CHOSEN: A photo by Michele Miller of Fort Wayne was recently named one of the top 10 finalists of the “Worldwide Photo Walk.”

POETRY READING: Matt Hart, an author of five collections of poems, will do a poetry reading at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Saint Francis, Student Center, 2701 Spring St.

PRESERVE FAMILY STORIES: The Kendallville Public Library is asking adults to submit family stories through Dec. 31. Stories must be typed and double-spaced, not handwritten. For complete instructions, call 260-343-2010.

SHOPPING EVENT: Artworks the Galleria of Fine Art, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd., will host “The Hand Jive Clothing” champagne shopping event from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Arts update is a listing of arts-related news. Send items at least two weeks before desired publication to Arts update, the Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088; fax, 461-8648; or email at dparker@jg.net.

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