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The Journal Gazette

Monday, January 07, 2019 1:00 am

Community Update

Classes

“WHO AM I? AND “WHAT IS MY IDENTITY?”: 1 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; no registration required; 260-481-6826; this class focuses on questions after chronic illness that results in the death of a loved one; participants are encouraged to share their own stories.

Fundraisers

“GRUB WITH GRANT”: 1 p.m. Jan. 13; Summit City Lodge, 3635 Portage Blvd.; soup and sandwich lunch $7; “Father Goose” film will be shown; hosted by Trinity Chapter, an Eastern Star District 14 presentation; RSVP at 260-483-0347 or maggieonna@yahoo.com.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 8 to 11 a.m. Jan. 19; VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St.; hosted by the Marine Corps League Detachment 1435; $5, $10 for all-you-can-eat pancakes; $3 children; proceeds support outreach programs.

Health

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday or 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 16, “Intermittent Fasting”; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 8 to April 2, “The Book of Awakening”; 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 to Feb. 27, “Mindfulness for Well-being,” registration required.

Library

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

Organizations

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

DADDY-DAUGHTER AND MOTHER-SON FORMAL DANCE: 2 to 4 p.m. (mother/son) or 6 to 8 p.m. daddy/daughter Feb. 17; 4-H Community Building; $5 tickets at City Hall, clerk treasurer's office, 128 E. Market St., Bluffton; questions at 260-824-6069.

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Room A, 900 Library Plaza; featuring members relating some of their greatest discoveries and stories of unique ancestors.

LECTURE SERIES: CreativeMornings FTW, features opportunity for “creative” community to meet, discuss and hear a talk from a local creative; 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at The B-Side at One Lucky Guitar, 1301 Lafayette St.; free breakfast; Nate Utesch, designer and musician, will speak; group will meet the second Friday of each month; www.creativemornings.com/cities/ftw.

Seniors

SALAMONIE SENIOR LUNCHEON: Noon today; Salamonie Interpretive Center, Salamonie Lake, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; Eva Webb, Upper Wabash Interpretive Service naturalist, will present “Origins: The Richard Lieber Story,” a movie about Lieber and his contribution to the Indiana state park system; white chicken chili will be provided; bring table service, beverage, side dish to share and $1 donation; register at 260-468-2127.