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The Journal Gazette

Monday, July 09, 2018 1:00 am

Community Update


SECOND SATURDAY PROGRAM: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; Salamonie Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; learn to take nature photos with your smartphone; property entrance fee is waived for participants; advance registration at 260-468-2127.


“EVENING OF HOPE” – MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 5 p.m. Aug. 8; Empyrean Events and Catering, 110 W. Berry St., 25th floor; casual/business casual; hors d'oeuvres and cocktails; proceeds will benefit individuals and families facing a mental health, substance use or disability challenge; sponsorship opportunities at 422-6441 and $50 tickets at

FRANCINE'S FRIENDS' 14TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; for more information and sponsorship opportunities, call 266-6216 or 249-0154 or email


BLOOD DONATIONS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Fairview Missionary Church, 525 E. 200 North, Angola; 3 to 8 p.m. today, Grabill Missionary Church, 13637 State St., Grabill; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Walmart, 2800 Walmart Drive, Huntington; noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Helmer United Methodist Church, 7530 S. Indiana 327, Helmer; 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, American Legion, 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Scout Park Conference Center, 2300 Meyer Road; 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Rieke Park, 1800 N. Indiana Ave., Auburn; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Road; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Classic City Center – NinjaFest Event, 3375 County Road 427, Waterloo; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Classic City Center – NinjFest Event, 3375 County Road 427, Waterloo; and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Queen of Angels Catholic Church/School, 1500 W. State Blvd.

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, introduction to Donna Eden's energy medicine, learn how energy flows through our bodies; 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and July 18, 25 and Aug. 1; “Reflecting on the Path of Spirituality in My Life,” for those impacted by cancer and their caregivers, reservations required at 484-9560.


HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Taiko drum performance for all ages.


MARY PENROSE WAYNE DAR CHAPTER: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Genealogy Center, 900 Library Plaza; library help day for prospective members.

DISORDERLY BEAR DEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; regular business/social meeting; more information at 409-9886 or

ALLEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY PICNIC: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday; 7301 Decatur Road; kids games; $5 chili dog bar; $15 for a cornhole tournament team.

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