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  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Travis Hockemeyer warms up on a game of Freedom before competing in a charity tournament hosted by Fort Wayne Pinball on Friday night.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Lauren Hockemeyer plays a round of Star Wars pinball during a Women's-only 3-strikes knockout tournament held at Fort Wayne Pinball on Friday night.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Richard Dawson with the American Legion Post 241 plays Taps during the opening ceremony for the Annual Veterans’ Memorial Ride in New Haven on Saturday.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Diana Stabler, right, waves at passersby along the shore of the Saint Marys River during an introduction to dragon boat racing offered by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department at Guldlin Park on Tuesday.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Emergency responders arrive at the Fort Wayne Jail House in response to a possible exposure to drugs on Tuesday.  

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Several fire departments battle a fire at McCray Refrigerator Co., which closed in the 1970s, in Kendallville Monday morning.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Amelie Rivera, 3 and her mother Traci take a leisure ride around Headwaters Park on the back of a camel during Arab Fest on Sunday.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Havilynde Smithers of Forte Face Painting & Body Art meticulously paints a henna tattoo on a guest attending the annual Arab Fest at Headwaters Park on Sunday.  

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Sanford Thompson, of Fort Wayne, left, and Larry Herron, of Roanoke, right, compete in the men's shuffleboard competition Wednesday morning at the Community Center as part of the 40th annual Senior Games.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Defensive coach Anthony Meyer, right, practices pitching the ball during lacrosse practice at Crossview Church in Grabill on Wednesday.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette The Allen County Courthouse is reflected in a puddle after a rain shower Friday afternoon.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Lyla Savage, 6, focuses on painting her wizard wand during Potterfest, where wizards and witches ages 5 and older were invited to design and create their own up-cycled wands as part of the SPARK Summer Learning Program.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Professional percussionist Larry Ford leads a group of children through drum lines ranging from classic rock to jazz and reggae during an educational 3-day Drum Camp workshop designed to help beginners and intermediate drummers move their drumming skills forward at Sweetwater Music on Friday.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Friends Katlyn Pickett, right, Stefanie Rice and Alyssa Bradtmiller hop on bikes and head to their next stop during the Tour de Fort pub-crawl headquartered at Deer Park Irish Pub on Saturday. The bicycle pub-crawl is celebrating its 10th anniversary and the funds will be used to purchase a new vehicle to transport disabled veterans to appointments at hospitals or medical offices.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Layla McDowell, 10, of Fort Wayne takes a run through the fountains at Headwaters Park before heading to Germanfest on a warm, humid Friday afternoon.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Four-year-old Evelyn Deyoung hangs out in a shark’s mouth Friday after learning about sharks and crafting a shark’s fin hat during World Oceans Day at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.  

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Classic Auburn and Cord vehicles are parked in front of the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant while their owners tour the inside of the Collegiate Gothic building Friday morning. The cars were part of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Cruise In.

  • Mike Moore The Journal Gazette Aubrey Lough, 4, planks for over four minutes with her father Ryan's encouragement during the 4th annual Crosswinds Planking Challenge at Parkview Field on Wednesday. Crosswinds Planking Challenge is a fundraiser to assist families in financial need of mental health services, including coaching and counseling for individuals and families in and around Fort Wayne.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Dozens of riders prepare to embark on a 45-mile lap around the city during the Annual Veterans’ Memorial Ride to benefit Schnelker Veterans' Memorial Park at American Legion Post 330 in New Haven on Saturday.  

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Olivia Elkins, a Kid Fit Instructor/Wellnes Assistant at the Jorgensen YMCA, pushes Giuliana Fitz, 5, on the tire swing as her twin, Lilia, watches Tuesday morning at the Jorgensen park.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Jeff Griggs, of Fort Wayne, shares his lunch with 1-year-old granddaughter Abigail Quick at Thursday's Lunch on the Square in Freimann Park.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Mary Voors, Childrens Service Manager at the main branch of the Allen County Public Library, reads at Monday morning's Storytime on the River. Due to construction, the location of the readings has been moved to Lawton Park between the baseball diamonds. Storytime will take place each Monday at 10:30 a.m. in June, July and August, with the exception of July 16th.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Dragon's Keep Tea owner & operator Jeb Brenneman takes a moment from pouring tea to take a glance at the crowd forming inside the vendors market during Arab Fest at Headwaters Park on Sunday.    

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Leo high school sophomore Ian Heath catches a pass during lacrosse practice at Crossview Church in Grabill on Wednesday.  

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette With Joel Bowerman, assistant manager at the Community Center, left, holding the torch, Cindy Orr, of Columbia City and winner of the 2017 Senior Games, lights the torch to signal the start of the 40th Annual Senior Games Monday morning at the Community Center. The Games continue through June 22nd, with more information on participating at www.fortwayneparks.org.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Betty Lou Emrick, 8, takes time out from the ballgame to play in the sand at Thursday morning's Wildcat game at Hamilton Park.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Chicago native Anna Neal, center, plays a round of River Boat Gambler against her opponents during a Women's-only 3-strikes knockout tournament held at Fort Wayne Pinball on Friday night.  

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Photos of the Week June 8, 2018

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