The Journal Gazette
Monday, September 02, 2019 1:00 am

Community update


NORTHEASTERN INDIANA HISTORICAL NATIVE AMERICAN SERIES: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday; Syracuse Community Center, 1013 N. Long Drive, Syracuse; free; more information at, 574-377-7543, or 574-457-3599.


AYCE FISH AND TENDERLOIN FRY: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday; Tri-Lakes Lions Club on Colony Avenue in Tri-Lakes; $10 adults, $5 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger.

“FLY-IN/DRIVE-IN” PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday; Hangar 2 at Smith Field Airport, 426 W. Ludwig Road; money raised are for Experimental Aviation Association air academy candidates; airplanes and classic cars will be on display; $7 adults, $4 ages 12 and younger.

“MEAT” THE NEED BENEFIT: Saturday; Kruse Plaza, 5634 Opportunity Blvd., Auburn; buffet-style dinner, raffles, silent and live auction; must register at or at the Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry office at 4490A Indiana 327, Garrett or by calling 260-233-1444.

“WELL WATER” BICYCLE RIDE: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start Sept. 14; Drake Goetz Memorial Park, 350 E 400 N, Huntington; three distances to choose from (5,15 or 28 miles); helmets required; $20 per rider; pre-register at (search using the name “Drake Goetz”).

GOLF OUTING: Noon with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Sept. 14; Zollner Golf Course, 1215 Thunder Ave., Angola; hosted by Trine University Chapter of Engineers Without Borders; proceeds will provide drinking water to a village in Ecuador; $100 for team of four; includes lunch, cart and 18-hole scramble; more information at or 260-665-4821; more information at

“THRIVE”: Sept. 17; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; keynote speaker will be Jeanette Walls, author of “The Glass Castle”; proceeds to support services provided by SCAN Inc.; $150 tickets, $250 VIP; purchase tickets at

FRIENDS OF THE POOR: “WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES” 5K: 2 p.m. Sept. 22; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; benefits Society of St. Vincent de Paul; donate or register at

“NORTHEAST INDIANA LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK”: 5:30 p.m. registration and family activities; 6:45 p.m. opening ceremony and walk; Sept. 24; East Noble High School, 901 Garden St., Kendallville; Katie Probst, a third grade teacher at Wayne Center Elementary School, is the honored hero; register at; more information at 260-349-2558 or

ANGEL RUN 5K RUN/WALK AND 35TH ANNUAL BLOCK PARTY: 9 a.m. Sept. 28; Winona Lake Limitless Park, 1590 Park Ave., Winona Lake; $35 registration at; block party is free and begins at noon; more information at


“TOPS” MEETING: 9 a.m. weigh-in, 9:30 a.m. meeting every Tuesday; First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road, Door 16, Room 40.

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday; and every first Thursday of each month; Byron Health Center, Eakin Family Room, 12101 Lima Road.

IMPROVING HEALTH & WELLNESS OF VULNERABLE AND UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS CONFERENCE: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday; Manchester University College of Pharmacy, 10627 Diebold Road; five speakers; $20; breakfast and lunch on Saturday; register at


ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 260-724-2605; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; “PAWS and Meet a Friend”; learn how to apply to adopt and/or foster animals and the importance of rescuing animals; doggy kissing booth; microchipping $20.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; and its Limberlost Branch in Rome City; drop off non-perishable food items or supplies Tuesday through Sept. 21; items will be donated to the Friendship Connection in Kendallville and Helping Hands Pantry in Rome City; items donated must be new in original packaging and not past their sell date.


APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road; 25th anniversary celebration;

MARY PENROSE WAYNE DAR CHAPTER: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; library help day for prospective DAR members.

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