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The Journal Gazette

Monday, September 09, 2019 1:00 am

Community Update

Classes

“HEALTHY SNACKS FOR ALL”: 7 p.m. Tuesday; Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; no registration required; questions at 481-6826.

GOAT CHEESE MAKING: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday; Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, 2152 S 425 W, Albion; learn how to milk goats and process goat milk into cheese; designed for adults; $15; register at www.goshen.edu/merrylea.

NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: Fort Wayne Community Schools; classes are being offered October through November; social media for beginners, fused glass workshop – dichroic pendant, home WiFi, mindful eating, problem solving in the real world, streaming TV, exploring colored pencils, Tai Chi, advanced watercolor; Chromebooks, watercolor landscapes, begin exploring watercolor, yoga, using your android, genealogy research, using your iPhone, fused glass workshop (crackle glass vase), CPR and first aid for adults, children and infants, getting paid to talk; pre-registration required at 467-1075 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday or https://fwcs.asapconnected.com.

Fundraisers

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY AND PORK TENDERLOIN: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday; Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive; sponsored by Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor; $9 adults, $5 children.

DSANI BUDDY WALK: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; walk route is 1.2 miles; also, crafts, games, face painting, dance party; benefits Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana; more information and registration at www.dsani.org.

AWARENESS CONCERT: 7 p.m. Sept. 26; University of Saint Francis, Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; Addison Agen, season 13 runner-up on “The Voice” TV show will perform; special guests will be The Legendry Trainhoppers; concert is to raise awareness for the needs of vulnerable homeowners in the Fort Wayne community; all ages; $20 tickets, $45 VIP at https://tickets.artstix.org/TheatreManager/1/online?performance=15389.

DESIGNER PURSE BINGO: 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27; Ivy Tech Coliseum Campus, Room 1640, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; benefits the mission and programs of the Volunteer Center; ages 18 and older; $45 and includes dinner; $400 per table; 424-3505; more details at www.volunteerfortwayne.org.

Health

“EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES”: 3:30 to 5 p.m. today; 233 W. Main St.; sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association; questions at lstock@alz.org.

“RESTORE YOUR HEALTH”: 6:30 p.m. today; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; free; presented by Dr. DeRose on enhancing brain performance, reversing diabetes, reducing medications and lowering blood pressure; reserve a seat at CommunityHealthEvent.org/Fort Wayne or 888-997-2186.

CANDELIGHT CEREMONY FOR SUICIDE LOSS: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Lakeside Park Rose Garden, 1401 Lake Ave.; event will include remembrance activities, music and a dove release; registration is requested but not required at https://candleceremony.eventbrite.com.

FRANCINE'S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY: Wednesday; Byron Health Center, 12101 Lima Road; call to schedule an appointment at 483-1847 or 800-727-8439, ext. 68120.

11TH ANNUAL SAFETY FAIR: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd.; booths, firetrucks, police vehicles, learn CPR, demonstrations.

Library

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-2900; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, adults, discuss “The Bear and the Nightingale” by Katherine Arden.

Organizations

CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6:30 p.m. today; Ivy Tech, Student Life Center, 4801 Sirlin Drive; speaker James S. Pula on “The Eleventh Corp.”; more information at 745-1081.

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Genealogy Center, 900 Library Plaza; Martine Copeland will present “Exploring French Settlers in Allen County.”

DISORDERLY BEAR DEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; regular business/social meeting; more information at 409-9886 or tdbear7@comcast.net.

FORT WAYNE INVENTORS CLUB: Noon Saturday; TekVenture, 1550 Griffin St.; 466-7655 or www.fortwayneinventorsclub.org.

“A NIGHT IN PLAKA” – 53RD ANNUAL GREEK BALL: Oct. 12; Ceruti's, 6601 Innovation Blvd.; music by Oneiro; tickets, $75 tickets, and available at 215-880-6083.

Seniors

SALAMONIE SENIOR LUNCHEON: Noon today; Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; David and Valerie Doud, owners of David Doud's Countyline Orchard, will share its history, events and different variety of apples; chicken and rice will be provided; bring own table service, beverage, side dish to share and a $1 donation; register at 260-468-2127.