Skip to main content

The Journal Gazette

Monday, January 08, 2018 1:00 am

Community Update


“HOOKED ON CROCHET”: 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday and Jan. 18 and 25; Bluffton Parks Department, City Hall, 128 E. Market St., Bluffton; $12 cost and includes yarn and instructions; bring your own size H hook; pre-register at 260-824-6069.

“SILENCE OF A WINTER'S NIGHT”: 3 p.m. Saturday; Salamonie Interpretive Center, Salamonie Lake, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; learn about winter camping; camping is encouraged but not required; if weather is too cold, the center will be open and heated for sleeping; $5 cost; register at 260-468-2127.


CHILI COOK-OFF/PAULDING CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday; basement of Branch Community Church, Paulding, Ohio; $5 to taste and vote; take out is also available; all proceeds benefit downtown revitalization.


CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 9 to 11 a.m. today, “Hand in Hand/Fiber Friends”; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, “Ring in the New Year Mediterranean Style”; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, “Art Side by Side.”

“THE A TO ZZZZZZ'S OF SLEEP”: 1 p.m. Thursday; Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; no cost; registration is not required; questions at 481-6826.


ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 260-724-2605; noon Wednesday, midday music featuring Jason and Jeremy Eisenmann.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 6 p.m. Tuesday, “Ancestry: Library Edition” workshop.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 260-343-2029; also its Limberlost Branch in Rome City; today through Jan. 31; “Adventure Walks;” maps for both locations are available at

MARKLE LIBRARY: 155 W. Sparks St., Markle; 260-758-3332; 6 p.m. today, “Ancestry: Library Edition” workshop.


ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, lower level theater, 900 Library Plaza; members will share their unique ancestors and favorite discoveries; also open to visitors.

CHILI SUPPER: Hosted by town of Waterloo; 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday; The Depot, 485 W. Van Vleek St., Waterloo; freewill donations accepted.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: 10 a.m. Saturday; Eagles 248, 4940 Bluffton Road; breakfast at Azar's restaurant after the meeting.