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The Journal Gazette

Monday, April 16, 2018 1:00 am

Community Update


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.


STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and April 29; Salamonie Interpretive Center; create a cardinal or blue jay project, $25; checks should be payable to Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, IN 46702; advance registration by Tuesday at 260-468-2127.

EARTH DAY: 10 to 11:30 a.m. and again from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday; Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, Andrews; preschool-age children and their adults; $2 a child; advance register at 260-468-2127.


“CHILI-BOWL”: 5 p.m. Thursday; Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive; $20 at the door and receive a handmade ceramic bowl and dinner of chili; proceeds will be given to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen.

ANNUAL FISH/CHICKEN STRIP FRY: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday; Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Road; $10.25 adults, $5 ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger.

ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH AND CHICKEN FRY: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Grabill Fire Station, 13413 State St., Grabill; $10 adults, $7 ages 4 to 9; proceeds to the Riverside Garden's new playground for special needs children.

HERITAGE LIONS CLUB – PULLED PORK DINNER: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; HAAA Community Center in Hoagland; drive through only; $8 person; all profits go back to the community.

27TH ANNUAL PATHFINDER KIDS KAMPUS GOLF OUTING: Noon registration June 8; Norwood Golf Club, 5961 W. Maple Grove Road, Huntington; $75 per golfer or $300 per team; register at or stop by Pathfinder Kids Kampus, 435 Campus St., Huntington; 260-356-0500.

2018 LAPPER FUNDRAISING WALK AND SURVIVORS DAY CELEBRATION: 9 a.m. May 12; Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive; a celebration at 11 a.m. will include food and music for the family; register at

“EMPOWER HER WORLD: KENYA & BEYOND”: 6 p.m. April 26; Fort Wayne Woman's Club, 402 W. Wayne St.; hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, live music, live auction and fashion show; hosted by Creative Women of the World; $75 tickets at


“EXTREMIS” DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: 6 p.m. today; Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center, 5920 Homestead Road; RSVP to or 435-3212.

PRENATAL & INFANT CARE RESOURCE OPPORTUNITY: 5 p.m. Tuesdays; 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd., Building H; hosted by Healthier Moms and Babies.

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, “Landscape Design for the Home.”

GRIEF SEMINARS: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, “Exploring Death, Grief and Mourning: An Evening with Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt” for the public; and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, “Exploring 'Complicated Mourning': Sudden Death, Suicide Grief and Trauma Loss” for professional caregivers helping individuals coping with traumatic grief; Ramada Plaza Marquis Ballroom, 305 E. Washington Center Road; pre-register at D.O. McComb & Sons at 426-9494.

ANNA YODER MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS FUND MEETING: 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday; Indiana University School of Medicine, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., conference room 123, first floor; free community education event for individuals and families impacted by multiple sclerosis; more information at 481-0577 or

SHINRIN-YOKU – FOREST BATHING: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or noon to 4:30 p.m. April 28; Salamonie Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; ages 10 years and older; children should be accompanied by an adult; $15 per person or $25 for two; register at 260-468-2127.


IVY TECH GLOBAL STUDIES STUDENT/FACULTY LECTURE SERIES: Noon to 1 p.m. today, Room 2316, “Global Studies Student Information Session”; noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Room 2316, “The Extended Self Theory”; noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Room 2372, “Et Stereotypes Hominum Sententia: The Politics of Terrorism”; Ivy Tech Community College, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.



ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 260-724-2605; 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, “International Haiku Day,” grades 5 to 8.

WILLIAMS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: 107 E. High St., Bryan, Ohio; 419-636-6734; noon Saturday; Carnegie Room; the local History Center will put on a Titantic Tea; food provided; reservations are required at 419-636-6734, ext. 275.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, nurse Meg Friesen in a Community Education Workshop: “Talking to Your Kids About Puberty for Adults”; 6 p.m. Thursday, teens make homemade pizza; 11 a.m. Saturday, grades 4 to 6 make their own tin can bird-feeder.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; and its Limberlost Branch will be closed on Friday for a staff training day.


YWCA NORTHEAST INDIANA – THREE-PART PAY EQUITY SERIES: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 1825 Calhoun St.; RSVP at 424-4908, ext. 225 or

GENEALOGY TECHNOLOGY GROUP: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, room B, 900 Library Plaza.

IPFW OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS: 7 p.m. Wednesday; IPFW, Walb Union, Classic Ballroom, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; “Beyond Charlottesville: What is the Role of the University in a Divided World?” will be presented.

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT YWCA NORTHEAST INDIANA: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday; 5920 Decatur Road; breakfast and learn about programs and services; RSVP at or 424-4908, ext. 225.

“IS RELIGIOUS FAITH REASONABLE?” DEBATE: Freethought Fort Wayne; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; Allen County Public Library Theater, lower level 2, 900 Library Plaza; more information at 417-3969.

FOSTER PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 1; Villages of Indiana, 2250 Lake Ave., Suite 160; register at 800-831-4154 or 423-6676.

TURNSTONE ENDEAVOR GAMES: Friday to Sunday; for athletes with physical disabilities to participate in various sporting events on a competitive level; view a complete schedule at; volunteers are needed; admission is free.

32ND ANNUAL ALUMNI BANQUET: 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. May 5; Huntington University, Habecker Dining Commons, building 205; anyone who ever attended Huntington Township School is welcome; $18 per person; RSVP at 260-356-1833, or