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  • File Lawton Park Greenhouse raises plants that will be part of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory's Mother's Day Plant Sale beginning today at McMillen Park on Abbott Street.

  • File Trolleys will be available Sunday to transport people around downtown as part of the Mother’s Day Downtown activities.

  • Courtesy The Fort Wayne Magic Club will perform free Thursday during “A Night of Magic” at Byron Health Center on Lima Road.

Friday, May 10, 2019 1:00 am

What's hot in arts and entertainment

SUNDAY

Mother's Day Downtown – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; trolley stops, activities and shopping; for guide and more information, go to mothersdaydowntown.com.

BOOKS

WEDNESDAY

Paula McLain – Best-selling author of “The Paris Wife,” “Love and Ruin” and “Circling the Sun”; 7 p.m.; Allen County Public Library main theater, 900 Library Plaza.

COMEDY

SATURDAY

Pat Godwin – Also, Ziggy Klett; Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of show; 9:45 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.

THURSDAY

Roseanne Barr – “Alive & Kickin' Tour”; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; tickets, www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

DANCE

TODAY

Legion Dance – Justus III; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.

SUNDAY

Singles dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $8; 704-3669.

FESTIVALS

TODAY

Tunes Brews & BBQ – 4:30 p.m. food offered, 6:15 p.m., live music begins; next to Herb Monroe Park on Main Street in Paulding, Ohio; $5; www.pauldingchamber.com.

SUNDAY

CycloFemme – Part of Kickstart Festival; 2 p.m.; Tillman Park, 600 E. Tillman Road; celebrates cycling for women; kickstartfortwayne.com.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEEKEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special-interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Migrations” live butterfly exhibit, ends July 7; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org.

The History Center – 302 E. Berry St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday of the month; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.

Science Central – “Heart Smart” touring exhibit, ends May 26; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3-64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – “The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines,” Indiana Historical Society traveling exhibit; 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; exhibit ends June 13.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum; hours and cost, 260-925-9100, www.natmus.org.

National Military History Center – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars, World's Monster Truck Hall of Fame, a Dale Earnhardt car; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; $10, free ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144 or www.nationalmilitaryhistorycenter.org.

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Inside National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily, hours and cost, 316-0966 or ksplace1@frontier.com.

Sauder Village – “Celebrate the Farm” on Saturday; free admission for moms on Mother's Day Sunday; 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org; through Oct. 27.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org.

SATURDAY

“Celebration of the Arts and Artists” – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; John Paulding Historical Society Museum, 600 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; ends June 15; museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of the month.

RECREATIONAL

SATURDAY

2019 Lapper & Survivors Day Celebration – 9 a.m.; walk helps raise money for people with cancer; Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Brotherhood Office Park, 6316 Mutual Drive; www.lapper.cancer-services.org.

AIDS Walk 2019 – Sponsored by the Resource Connection; 10 a.m. to noon; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; www.one.bidpal.net/fwaidswalk19/welcome.

SUNDAY

Birdwatching on Our Urban Rivers – 10 to 11 a.m.; Lawton Park Trailhead, Clinton and Fourth streets; hosted by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Riverfront Fort Wayne; free.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Arrowhead Prairie parking lot, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; bike ride; Shoaff Park trailhead, 6401 St. Joe Road; free.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Mother's Day Plant Sale – 4 to 7 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; McMillen Park, 3901 Abbott St.; Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will offer 600 types of plants for sale.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Shark conservation area, stingray touch pool, giraffes and lions; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $15 ages 19-61, $10 ages 2-18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or www.kidszoo.org.

TODAY

“Run for the Fallen” – 7:30 a.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; relay team of Honor and Remember and its Indiana chapter to run 140-mile journey that includes Fort Wayne, Decatur, Berne and Geneva to honor fallen soldiers; www.inrunforthefallen.org.

Police Officer Memorial Ceremony – 11 a.m.; Law Enforcement/Firefighters Memorial, 1001 N. Wells St.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.

SATURDAY

disAbilities Expo – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; hosted by AWS Foundation and features resources for people with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities.

“UglyDolls” – Sensory-friendly film screening; 10:30 a.m.; $6.50; Regal Coldwater Crossing; go to www.myregal.com for times.

“Avengers: Endgame” – Sensory-friendly film screening; also, screening Tuesday; AMC Theaters; see theater websites for available showtimes.

South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 block of Warsaw Street, between Oxford and Pontiac streets; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com; ends Dec. 21.

Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60; www.fortwaynefoodtours.com; ends Sept. 30.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; ends May 18.

MONDAY

Instruments of Hope – 6 to 9 p.m.; highlights artistic, written and visual expressions related to the Holocaust by Wayne New Tech Academy and University of Saint Francis students; University of Saint Francis Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 E. Berry St.; music by the Youth Orchestra.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; www.shipshewanafleamarket.com; ends Sept. 25.

THURSDAY

“A Night of Magic” – 7 p.m.; performances by the Fort Wayne Magic Club; Byron Health Center, Eakin Family Room, 12101 Lima Road; free.

SPORTS

SATURDAY

“Battle for the Brave” – Wrestling event hosted by Wrestling for Warriors; 7 p.m.; features former WWE Hall of Famer Billy Gunn, as well as Jax Dane, Crimson, Ryback, Al Snow, Bram, Scarlett Bordeaux and Kevin Thorn; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, wrestlingforwarriors.com.

THURSDAY

TinCaps – vs. Lansing; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or tincapstickets.com.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

“A Midsummer Night's Dream” – Pulse Opera House; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday; 1271/2 Wayne St., Warren; $15 general admission, $5 for children ages 12 and younger; www.pulseoperahouse.org or 260-375-7017; ends May 19.

“Mama Mia!” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 8 p.m. today, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $30 adults, $25 seniors and $17 ages 23 and younger; www.fwcivic.org or 424-5220; ends Sunday.

TODAY

“Fairy Tales Can Come True” – Warriors Ambition Show Choir Booster Club and Woodlan High School Choral Department; cabaret; 6:30 p.m.; Woodlan High School, 17215 Woodburn Road; $10 at the door or at fairytalecabaret.brownpapertickets.com.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Pippin” – Arena Dinner Theater; 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show today and Saturday; $40; 719 Rockhill St.; 424-5622 or www.arenadinnertheatre.org.

“Once on This Island” – Three Rivers Music Theatre; 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; tickets, www.threeriversmusictheatre.com or 498-2652; ends May 18.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Trial by Jury” – Manchester University Opera Workshop Players; 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday; Manchester University, Wine Recital Hall, North Manchester; $8, $5 students ages 18 and younger.