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The Journal Gazette

Monday, May 13, 2019 1:00 am

Community Update


JUNIOR INDIANA MASTER NATURALIST CAMP: 9a.m. to 4p.m. June 10 to 14; Carriage House Visitor's Center; offered by Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City; $125 members or $150 non-members; more information and register at 260-854-3790.

STEM SUMMER CAMP: June 24 to 28; Defiance College, 701 N. Clinton St., Defiance, Ohio; $375 for the 3D Printer Camp; $200 for the Stop Motion Video Camp; more information at or; registration at

ENGINEERING CAMP: 8a.m. to 5p.m. July 5 to 19; Grace College, 200 Seminary Drive, Winona Lake; grades 6 through 8; $350; register at


CANDY, CUPCAKES AND CAKE POPS – WORKSHOP: 6 to 8p.m. May 15, 22 and 29; Purdue Extension – Allen County Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; $40 which includes 4-H program fee; register at 481-6826 or

RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOP: 8:30a.m. to 12:30p.m. Saturday; Manchester University, Fort Wayne; reduce standing water; open to Fort Wayne and Allen County residents; must register in advance by calling City Utilities at 311 or 427-8311.


“CUT-A-THON”: 4 to 8p.m. today; Pin-Up Curls Salon, 6167 W. Jefferson Blvd.; proceeds will go to Children With Hair Loss; donors must have at least eight inches of hair in good condition; walk-ins welcome; appointments at; questions at 435-7322.

MASTER GARDENERS' PLANT SALE: 8a.m. to 2p.m. Saturday; Wells County 4-H Fairgrounds, Bluffton; proceeds will go toward projects in Wells County.


“SIGNS OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER IN CHILDREN AND FAMILY MEMBERS”: 5:30p.m. Thursday; Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center, 5920 Homestead Road; featuring Capt. Kevin Hunter of the Fort Wayne Police Department, vice and narcotics division; hosted by Visiting Nurse.

FREE DENTAL CLINIC: 7:30a.m. to 4: 30p.m. Friday and Saturday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; no medical insurance is necessary for services; all ages.

BLOOD DONATIONS: 3 to 7p.m. today, Coldwell Bankers, 11625 Coldwater Road; 2 to 8p.m. today, Grabill Missionary Church, 13637 State St., Grabill; noon to 4p.m. today, Community State Bank, 802 E. Albion St., Avilla; noon to 4p.m. Tuesday, Micropulse, 5865 E.Indiana 14, Columbia City; 1 to 6p.m. Tuesday, YMCA, 950 E. Van Buren St., Columbia City; 10a.m. to 4p.m. Wednesday, American Legion Butler, 118 N. Broadway, Butler; 10a.m. to 3p.m. Wednesday, Parkview Whitley Hospital, 1260 E.Indiana 205, Columbia City; 1 to 5:30p.m. Thursday, American Legion Post 423, 6215Indiana 327, Orland; 8a.m. to noon, Saturday, Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Road; 9a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday, St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2131 Getz Road; and 8a.m. to 1p.m. Sunday, St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line St., Columbia City.


ROLLAND LECTURE: 7p.m. Thursday; Allen County Public Library, main library theater, 900 Library Plaza; scholars Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds will present “Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt: A Conversation on Presidential Leadership.”


HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 6p.m. Tuesday, author Bob Hammel for a book talk and signing.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; 9a.m. to 5p.m. Friday and noon to 2p.m. Saturday, book sale.

NORTH MANCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY: 405 N. Market St., North Manchester; 260-982-4773: 9a.m. to 5p.m. Thursday to Saturday, used book sale.


CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6:30p.m. today; Allen County Public Library, Room C, 900 Library Plaza; speaker is Bruce Novak on Civil War trivia.

FORT WAYNE PUBLIC ART COMMISSION MEETINGS: Residents are invited to share opinions about public art; 5:30 to 7:30p.m. today; one meeting will be at Bridge of Grace Church, 5100 Gaywood Drive; the other will be at Franklin School Park's Pavilion, 1901-1999 St. Marys Ave.; or from 5:30 to 7:30p.m. Tuesday, at Wunderkammer, 3402 Fairfield Ave. or Old Crown Coffee, 3417 N. Anthony Blvd.; with the final meeting being from 5:30 to 7:30p.m. Wednesday at Pint & Slice, 816 S. Calhoun St.

“EVERYONE NEEDS A GOOD PAIR OF SHOES”: 4:30 to 4:45p.m. today; Caleo Caf in downtown Angola; speaker will be Debbie Houser; also, coloring pages and materials will be from 3 to 5p.m.; RSVP at 260-665-6800 or 260-665-3929.

“TEACH KINDNESS”: 11a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday; Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road; fee-waived guinea pig adoptions for teachers; educators need an employee photo I.D.


WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; noon Thursday “Welcome to Marwen” movie and noon Friday flag ceremony – WC Honor Guard & flags.