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The Journal Gazette

Monday, February 12, 2018 1:00 am

Community Update


SCIENCE CENTRAL SUMMER CAMPS: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St.; ages 5 to 11; Single Day Camps: June 4 to 8 and July 16 to 20, The Science in Fiction and Fantasy; June 11 to 15 and July 30 to Aug. 3, Don't Try This at Home; June 18 to 22, Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead; July 9 to 13, Summer Sampler Platter; July 23 to 27, Dangerous Adventures: Plunge into the Past; Week-long tech camps: June 18 to 22, S.T.E.A.M. Punk (ages 8 to 13); July 16 to 20, Engineering Tech (ages 10 to 13); half-day week-long tech camps: June 4 to 8 (a.m.), Junior Lego Robotics (ages 5 to 8); June 4 to 8 (p.m.), Introduction to Lego Robotics (ages 8 to 11); June 11 to 15 (a.m.), Introduction to Gaming (ages 5 to 9); June 11 to 15 (p.m.), Introduction to Gaming (ages 10 to 13); July 9 to 13 (a.m.), Junior Lego Robotics (ages 5 to 8); July 9 to 13 (p.m.), Introduction to EV3 Lego (ages 8 to 11); July 23 to 27 (a.m.), Introduction to EV3 Lego (ages 5 to 8); July 23 to 27 (p.m.), Lego Games (ages 10 to 13); July 30 to Aug. 3 (a.m.), Junior Computer Programmer (ages 8 to 13); and July 30 to Aug. 3 (p.m.), Ms. Tech (girls only, ages 8 to 13); registration at

STEM CAMP FOR AREA MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 to 21 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22; Ivy Tech Community College, Student Life Center, 3701 Dean Drive; for teachers in the fields of chemistry, physical science, engineering, industrial/career and technical education; free but two graduate-level credits are an option for $250; sign up at; questions at or 480-4293.


BRIDGE CLASSES: 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays starting today or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. starting Feb. 19; nine weeks; Fort Wayne Duplicate Bridge Club, 4618 E. State Blvd.; $131; call 728-9254 for the evening class or 432-9236 afternoon class.

“FUN WITH FIBER ARTS: INTRO TO DROP SPINDLING OR DORSET BUTTONS”: 2 to 4 p.m. today; Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; $5 or $15; bring scissors, tapestry needle and needle threader; reservations at 481-6826.


FORT WAYNE ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL: Valentine Day gift packs will be sold, including a potted cyclamen plant from Rose's Bouquet, a two pack of brownie bombs from Proper Pastry and a greeting card from Natalie Caruso Designs; 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday pick-up time; Animal Care and Control, 3020 Hillegas Road; $25; place orders at 602-7311 or

ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH AND TENDERLOIN FRY: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday; Tri-Lakes Lions Club on Colony Avenue in Tri-Lakes; $10 adults, $5 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger.

“A BAZAAR EVENING ON THE MAUMEE RIVER”: 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday; TekVenture Inc., 1550 Griffin St.; five bands, door prizes, raffle, art show and gallery, bazaar shopping, belly dancing, henna, photo booth, local vendors and nonprofits, food; $7 at the door; profits go to the Save Maumee Grassroots Organization.

“BOOTS BLING”: 6:30 to 10 p.m. March 8; Parkview Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive; live music, refreshments, appetizers, charity auction, games; $75 to $100 tickets; RSVP by Feb. 19 at 447-3696 or to reserve your sponsorship.


“LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S FOR CAREGIVERS: MIDDLE STAGE, THREE PART PROGRAM”: 3 p.m. today, Feb. 19 and 26, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; 4 p.m. Thursday, “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia Alzheimer's Disease,” Fort Wayne Neuropsychology, 4306 E. State Blvd.; register for both programs at 800-272-3900.

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, “Chili Madness,” bring your favorite chili recipe; 9 to 11 a.m. today, “Hand in Hand Fiber Friends”; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, “Feng-Shui for Health and Energy.”

HEALTHY HEART CHECK-UPS: 8 a.m. to noon Tuesdays to Feb. 27, Parkview Huntington Hospital, 2001 Stults Road, Huntington, free blood pressure checks; 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday, Parkview Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive, “Love Your Heart Expo,” register at

CERTIFIED RECOVERY SPECIALIST TRAINING: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 5 to 9; The Summit Learning Center, 1027 W. Rudisill Blvd.; $250; application deadline today at or call Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana at 422-6441.

BLOOD DONATIONS: 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Asbury United Methodist Church, 605 E. Main St., Albion; 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Our Lady of Good Hope, 7215 St. Joe Road; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sunday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road.


TAMIKA CATCHINGS: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; Grace College, Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, 610 Wooster Road, Winona Lake; free; Catchings played 13 years for the Indiana Fever; she will speak about her ministry and tell her inspirational story.


ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 260-724-2605; noon Wednesday, midday music featuring Karen Fouts.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 1 p.m. Saturday, “Chinese New Year Story Time,” ages 4 to 8; 2 p.m. Saturday, learn how to make edible slime workshop, grades 6 to 12.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; today through Saturday, make and take Valentine fortune cookie project; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, garage sale.


CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6:30 p.m. today; Allen County Public Library, Globe Room, 900 Library Plaza; speaker will be Gib Young on “Indiana Regiments at Gettysburg.”

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza; Jill Downs will speak on “Deciphering the History of Your House.”


WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; noon Wednesday, Valentine's Day Party with Judy Ruble; noon Thursday, movie “Radio.”