The Journal Gazette
Monday, January 13, 2020 1:00 am

Community Update


FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: February classes are being offered for crochet for beginners, Pilates, beginning drawing, creative art welding, macramé feather hanging, clean up your PC, beginning PC skills, DreamCatcher and ransomware; register at 467-1075 between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday; or go to


TURNSTONE CASINO NIGHT: 7 to 11 p.m. March 14; Turnstone Plassman Athletic Center, 3320 N. Clinton St.; silent auction, raffle baskets, food, beer, wine sampling; $50 or $100 tickets at 483-2100 or at Turnstone; more information at

“IT'S A SPRING THING”: April 28; Parkview Mirro Center, 10622, Parkview Plaza Drive; guest speaker is former baseball player and author Darryl Strawberry; sponsored by Cross Connections Counseling; more information and reservations at 373-0213.

“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 and tickets at any Wooden Nickel store, call 441-0551 or go to


CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, or 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30, “Soups On”; focus is history of soups and stews, along with healthy recipes.

BLOOD DONATIONS: 2 to 8 p.m. today, Grabill Missionary Church, 13637 State St., Grabill; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Fairview Missionary Church, 525 E. 200 North, Angola; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St.; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Group Dekko, 2505 Dekko Drive, Garrett.


“THE IMPACT OF ART ON MENTAL HEALTH”: 6 p.m. Wednesday; Manchester University, 10627 Diebold Road; register for free event at


KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; 6 p.m. Tuesday, board of trustees meeting.


BLUFFTON PARKS DEPARTMENT: Feb. 16, 2 to 4 p.m. mother-son dance or 6 to 8 p.m. daddy-daughter dance; 4-H Community Building, Bluffton; theme will be “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”; $5 person; tickets at the clerk treasurer's office at city hall, 128 E. Market St, Bluffton.

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