The Journal Gazette
Monday, July 22, 2019 1:00 am

Community Update


“LEARN TO COMPOST” WORKSHOP: 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; presented by the Allen County Department of Environmental Management; no registration required; questions at 449-7878 or

“ARTS IN THE PARK”: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday; meet at the program shelter in the modern campground, Lost Bridge West SRA, Salamonie Lake; learn about flood control, create your own rain stick, thunder drums and other instruments; all ages.


“SUDS IN THE CITY”: Oct. 19; Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road; hosted by the League for the Blind & Disabled Inc.; craft beer, wine, live and silent auctions; entertainment by Two Guys in Shirts & Ties; formal event; tickets $75 each or $800 table; call 441-0551.

BBQ PORK SANDWICH: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Fair, Home & Family Arts Building, 2726 Carroll Road; $10 adults, $5 kids; hosted by the Allen County Extension Homemakers.

25TH ANNUAL CHICKEN BBQ DINNER: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Allen County Fair, Home & Family Arts Building. 2726 Carroll Road; $9 adults, $5.50 child; proceeds go to the Camp Mack Capital Campaign.

ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST: 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday; Allen County Fairgrounds, Home and Family Arts Building, 2726 Carroll Road; $7, $4 ages 7 to 9, free for ages 6 and younger; free for firefighters; sponsored by the Cedar Creek Lions Club.

FA LA LA LA 5K AND ONE-MILE FUN RUN/WALK: 8 a.m. Aug. 31; Paulding, Ohio; register at or 419-399-5215.

Homes for Our Troops bike run: 8 to 10 a.m. registration Sunday with ride beginning at 10:30 a.m.; Texas Roadhouse, 710 W. Washington Center Road; cost is $30 single driver and $50 for driver and passenger or $10 for non-riders for BBQ; registration at


“ROLE OF EMPATHY IN ATTACHMENT AND SELF-REGULATIONS: WHY THE GREATEST TRAUMA IS THE FAILURE TO BOND WELL”: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday; Omni Room at Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St.; presented by Sharon Kuhn, a member of Forbes Coaches Council and a certified, trauma-informed emotional intelligence trainer; sponsored by Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana; register by today at

BREAST CANCER PEER COUNSELOR TRAINING: 6 p.m. July 30; Cancer Resource Center, located in the comprehensive cancer center on the Lutheran Hospital campus; session will include dinner; must sign up by Tuesday at 435-7191 or

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, “Lung Cancers: Reducing the Stigma and Improving Patient Outcomes.”


“BREAKFAST WITH BRYAN”: 9 a.m. Tuesday; Nugen Law, 221 S. Main St., Auburn; light breakfast and free discussion by Bryan Nugen regarding powers of attorney, advance directives, living wills, last will and testament and beneficiary designations; reserve a seat at 260-925-3737 or


ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 260-724-2605; 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, music in Storybook Park with Sunny Taylor.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; 6 p.m. Aug. 1, “Flash Fiction Writing Workshop”; for ages 18 and older; register at 260-343-2010.


DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday; Friends Too Restaurant, 3720 W. Jefferson Blvd.; at noon Donnevin Wolfe with Big Brothers & Big Sisters will present “Help Ensure Youth a Democratic Future”; more information at 414-4575.

YWCA NORTHEAST INDIANA – “DRESS FOR SUCCESS”: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday; 1927 S. Calhoun St.; annual clothing sale; new and gently-used women's clothing, shoes and accessories.

Targeted Travel

HISTORY BUS TOUR THROUGH THE EASTERN PART OF PAULDING COUNTY: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17; lunch is included; money raised will be split between the Paulding County Park Board and the John Paulding Historical Society; tickets available on Tuesdays at the museum or at the Paulding Chamber of Commerce, 103 E. Perry St., Paulding, Ohio, or call 419-769-1688.

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