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    COMMUNITY CENTER: Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.; $1 drop-in fee; call for information, 427-6460. •Foot care clinic, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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Shipshewana on the Road – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; Memorial Coliseum Exposition Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $4 adults, free to ages 12 and younger; www.shipshewanaontheroad.com.
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The TinCaps season opener is Thursday at Parkview Field. The team will take on the Great Lakes Loons.

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What’s hot in local arts and entertainment

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From left, Linda Moore and Joyce Lazier Lloyd star in Fort Wayne Civic Theatre’s production of “Grace and Glorie.”

BOOKS

TODAY

“Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys” Book Club – “A Quiet Revolution” by Leila Ahmed; 6 to 8 p.m.; Helmke Library, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; 481-5404.

MONDAY

Storytime and Crafts – 10 a.m.; Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Children’s Department, 4140 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 432-3343.

MONDAY

Get to Know NOOK – 10 a.m.; Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 4140 W. Jefferson Blvd.; register NOOK before attending class; 432-3343.

COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Frank Roche and PJ McGuire – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.

THURSDAY

Vince Morris and Katrina Brown – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

DANCES

TODAY

Legion Dance – Music by Melvin Mullins; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $4; open to the public; 456-2988.

American Style Ballroom – Open dance; 8 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.

SATURDAY

American Style Ballroom – 7 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.

WEDNESDAY

Seniors Dance – 6 to 9 p.m.; American Legion Post 330, 330 Entrance Drive, New Haven; open to public; price, 749-0313.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEE KEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Exhibit includes rare 1930 Auburn 8-125 Sports Sedan, a rare 1931 Stutz limousine chassis and a 1936 Cord 810 Westchester sedan; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and admission price, 260-925-1444.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “High Places, Hidden Spaces,” exhibit ends April 6; “$1 Night,” 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free to children 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org. “Botanicals, Homes and Downtown Landmarks,” oils by Diane Allen Groenert, ends April 30.

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum Displays include “Dukes of Hazzard” General Lee car, “Knight Rider” KITT car and the 1989 Bat-Mobile and Bat-Boat; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; admission for both museums, $10 adults, $6 to ages 11 to 7, free to children 6 and younger; 260-927-9144.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn; hours, price, 260-925-9100 or www.natmus.org.

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Vintage photos, race cars and artifacts from local race tracks and racers; inside the National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily; price, 260-316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

The History Center – Law enforcement exhibit, also “Allen County Innovation,” permanent exhibition gallery, looks at inventions and products created and produced in Allen County; 302 E. Berry St.; $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, free to children 2 and younger; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com. “Fool Hardy History,” contest, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

TODAY

Whitley County Historical Museum – Regular hours, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City; 260-244-6372.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Science Central – “Science On a Sphere,” animated global display system developed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; “To MyPlate and Beyond,” traveling exhibition on display through May 4; 1950 N. Clinton St.; regular admission, $8 adults and children 3 to 12, $7 seniors; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org. “Last Saturday,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, $4 a person, $3.50 ages 66 and older.

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

“Spring Flyers on the Marsh” – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 10:30 a.m.; meet at Boy Scout office parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 478-2515.

“Family Fun Hike: Be a Better Bug” – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 11:30 a.m.; Eagle Marsh Wetland Preserve, 6801 Engle Road; dress for weather; 478-2515.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

SATURDAY

Movies – “Ghostworld,” 8 p.m., pre-show drinks and artist alley, 9 p.m., show, $7; “Ghostbusters,”11:59 p.m., $5; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; 426-3456 or www.cinemacenter.org.

Showcase Ligonier – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Cross Walk, Ligonier; 260-302-2052.

The Big Event – Volunteers participate in helping community; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 481-4174.

SUNDAY

“Byron’s Got Talent” – Featuring Terry Owens, 2013 Magician of the Year; 3:30 p.m.; Byron Health Center, Activity Rom, 12101 Lima Road; free; 260-637-3166, ext. 271.

TUESDAY

Clean Up Klug Park – 3 p.m.; volunteers meet at corner of Leroy and Charlotte avenues; to register, 424-3405 or email info@volunteerfortwayne.org.

THURSDAY

Special Cuisines Class Dinner Series – “Russia a la carte”; 5 to 6:30 p.m.; Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, Hospitality Room, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; $20; reservations, 480-2002.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

TODAY

Mad Ants basketball – vs. Springfield; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $20.50, $12.50, $10.50, $5.50; 1-800-745-3000.

SATURDAY

TinCaps baseball – Open house, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; free; www.parkviewfield.com.

Fort Wayne Derby Girls – vs. Steele City and Lake City; 6 p.m. Memorial Coliseum Exposition Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $12 advance, $15 day of bout; 1-800-745-3000.

Mad Ants basketball – vs. Springfield; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $20.50, $12.50, $10.50, $5.50; 1-800-745-3000.

WEDNESDAY

Komets hockey – vs. Cincinnati; 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $26 to $13 adults, $21 to $11 seniors and students, $16 to $8 ages 11 and younger; 1-800-745-3000.

THURSDAY

Mad Ants basketball – vs. Maine; 7 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $20.50, $12.50, $10.50, $5.50; 1-800-745-3000.

TinCaps baseball – vs. Great Lakes Loons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $12.50, $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or www.parkviewfield.com.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“Willy Wonka” – 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; $18 adults, $15 for ages 65 and older and 10 and younger; 422-4226.

“Grace and Glorie” – 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Auer Center ArtsLab Black Box Theatre, 300 E. Main St.; $26 adults, $17 ages 23 and younger, $22 Sunday senior matinees; 424-5220. Ends April 13.

“See How They Run” – 7 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Theatre33 Stage, West Noble High School, 5094 U.S. 33, Ligonier; $6 adults, $5 students; 260-894-3191, ext. 3514.

“Nana’s Naughty Knickers” – Dinner theater, doors open at 6:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Sunday; Van Wert County Senior Center, 220 Fox Road, Van Wert, Ohio; reservations, 419-605-6708. Ends April 5.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“The Dixie Swim Club” – Doors open at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m.; Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill St.; $35 includes dinner; 424-5622 or www.arenadinnertheatre.org.

“And The Next President Is …” – Dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.; Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St.; $15 dinner and show, $8 show only; reservations, 260-246-8511.

“Hero: The Story of Daniel” – 7 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday; Good News Baptist Church, 812 Anderson Road, Churubusco; information, www.fwahsdrama.org.

TODAY

“The Roaring Twenties Revue” – 7 p.m.; Wayne High School, 9100 Winchester Road; $7; 467-6400.

SATURDAY

“The HMS Pinafore” – 7:30 p.m.; Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $37 to $22; tickets, 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

THURSDAY

“Crazytown” – 7:30 p.m.; Wells Theater, Taylor Hall, Trine University, Angola; tickets, 1-800-347-4878 or www.trine.edu. Ends April 5.

“Charley’s Aunt” – 7:30 p.m.; Zurcher Auditorium in the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; $12 general admission, $10 seniors and students, $6 for ages 13 and younger; 260-359-4261. Ends April 12.

“Menopause The Musical” – 7 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $50, $40, plus applicable fees; 1-800-745-3000.

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