INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT PRIMER: 10 a.m. Saturday; Salamonie Interpretive Center, Salamonie Lost Bridge West SRA; an informative meeting presented by Justin Emmons, Indiana Department of Natural Resources' Salamonie Lake wildlife specialist; also, travel to and view a Master Gardner's Wabash County native wildflower plot; bring a brown bag lunch; registration at 260-468-2127 or Trody@dnr.in.gov.
“AFTERNOON WITH A PIONEER GRANNY DOCTOR”: 3:30 p.m. Saturday; Salamonie Interpretive Nature Center; hike, make smelling salts, a beeswax candle and a jewel weed salve; $20 person; registration required at 260-468-2127.
“POP-UP SHOP”: 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27; Erin's House, 5670 YMCA Park Drive West; jewelry, clothing, food, homemade goods; proceeds go to support its mission; more information at 423-2466 or www.ErinsHouse.org.
UNITED WAY OF NOBLE COUNTY'S CHILI COOK-OFF: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7; United Way of Noble County, 119 W. Mitchell St., Kendallville; art auction, vendors, car show in downtown Kendallville; bring your lawn chairs and enjoy live music by “The Reunion Band”; no entry fee; submit registration form at www.uwnoble.org.
“A NIGHT WITH THE STARS!”: Nov. 8; Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St.; food, cocktails, entertainment, silent auction; discounted price through Aug. 31; $75 per person or $425 for six people; more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, “Foods to Fight Cancer.”
OVERCOMING CONFERENCE – A SPIRITUAL RESPONSE TO ME TOO MOVEMENT: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6; Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S. Anthony Blvd.; “Community Conversation and Education,” free, for women, men, church leaders; and 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 7 “Healing Session” with Arlene Story, $25 (lunch); more information at 447-6036 or www.cayacc.org.
BLOOD DONATION: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today, Riverside Center, 231 E. Monroe St., Decatur; noon to 6 p.m. today, Saint Anthony's Catholic Church, 700 W. Maumee St., Angola; 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Cottage Event Center, 9524 U.S. 24, Roanoke; 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hylant Group, 6714 Point Inverness Way, Suite 1; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, American Legion Butler, 118 N. Broadway, Butler; 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Lutheran Life Villages, 351 N. Allen Chapel Road, Kendallville; 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Peace Lutheran Church, 355 E. Indiana 120, Fremont; 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Parkview Hospital, 2200 Randallia Drive; 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Knight-Bergman Center, 132 S. Nancy St., Warren; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Midwest Eye Consultants, 712 Cameron Woods Drive, Angola; and noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Capri Meadows, 58 Capri Court, Bluffton.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; 6 p.m. Thursday, Pinterest Parenting, “Back to School Clock.”
“OH DEAR, IT'S SHOWTUNES!”: 6 p.m. today; Williams County Public Library, 107 E. High St., Bryan, Ohio; a crash course in Broadway music; free; register at 419-636-6734, ext. 275.
THE MOM OF AN ADDICT INC.: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Road South; a new support group for parents and grandparents who have a child struggling with substance use disorder (addiction); more information at www.themomofanaddict.com.
CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6:30 p.m. today; Allen County Library, 900 Library Plaza, Room C; speaker is Julie Mujic on “Contested Loyalty in the Civil War”; more information at 745-1081.
MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY BALL: 5 p.m. Nov. 9; Ceruti's Banquet and Event Center, 6325 Illinois Road; hosted by Marine Corps League Detachment 1435; dinner and dancing; cash bar; $40 tickets at 579-8898.
WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, country hoe down with singer Judy Ruble; and noon Thursday, movie screening of “The Public.”