The Journal Gazette
Monday, December 16, 2019 1:00 am

Community update


“THE WONDERS OF WINTER”: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday; Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, Andrews; $2 per child; register at 260-468-2127.

FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: January through February; offering classes in yoga session 1, advanced woodworking, beginning woodworking, tai chi, advanced watercolor session 1, advanced art welding, creative challenge, introduction to country social dancing, an introduction to computers for absolute beginners, introduction to social dancing; register at 467-1075 between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday; or go to


“2020 CHILLY CHALLENGE BICYCLE TOUR”: 1 p.m. Jan. 1; Psi Ote Pavilion in North Side Park, 705 E. State Blvd.; 15- and 25-mile routes; return to Psi Ote Barn for chili, hot chocolate, coffee, hot tea, cornbread, sweets and conversation; free of charge but donations are appreciated; sponsored by Three Rives Velo Sport and the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department.

“TASTE OF SISTER CITIES GALA”: 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28; Parkview Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive; sponsored by Fort Wayne Sister Cities International; hors d'oeuvres, buffet and desserts, beer tasting, cash bar, photo booth and silent auction; $100 tickets or $700 for table of 8; more information at; tickets at

“BLUES BASH 20”: May 9; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; concert will feature Toronzo Cannon; sponsored by The League for the Blind & Disabled Inc.; more information at 441-0551.


“HOLIDAY STRESS AND RELATIONSHIPS”: 4:30 to 4:45 p.m. today; Five Lakes Coffee, 1405 N. Wayne St., Angola; presented by Megan Peterson with Purdue Extension – Steuben County; free coloring books, crayons and markers for participants who want to drop in to color between 3 and 5 p.m.; open to children and adults; more information at 260-665-3929.


COMMUNITY UNITY ENGAGEMENT NIGHT: 6 p.m. Tuesday; Jennings Recreation Center, 1330 McCulloch St.; enjoy a light meal along with games and prizes for the kids; topic of discussion is “Keeping Our Youth Safe: Vaping, Sexting, Police Interactions, Apps and More”; hosted by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation.

TECHNOLOGY IN GENEALOGY USERS GROUP: 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Allen County Public Library, Genealogy Center, 900 Library Plaza; discussion will be tech gadgets for Christmas.

BOAR'S HEAD & YULE LOG FESTIVAL: 5:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30; Plymouth Church, 501 W. Berry St.; tickets are free to the public but can only be picked up from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the church; questions at 602-4406.


WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; noon Tuesday, “A Godwink Christmas” movie; and noon Thursday, Christmas/birthday party, ugly sweater contest and Faith Christian Academy Singers.

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