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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 12:01 am


LIGHTHOUSE CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Whitley County 4-H Center, Columbia City. Table reservations: 1-260-244-5266 or email

CREATIVE CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Crescent Avenue Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave.

CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1910 Hale Ave. Lunch served.

CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Wesleyan Church (Merriam), 4304 Oak St., Albion. Table reservations: Kelli Brenneke 1-260-515-8186.

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE: Saturday, St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 930E, New Haven. Table reservations: Carol Eberly at 493-1067 or

BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: Sunday, St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, 11555 N. U.S. 27, Decatur. Swiss steak/broasted chicken dinner served 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $7.50 adults, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under.

SHOP TIL YOU DROP CRAFTS, MARKET AND MORE: 2-5 p.m. Nov. 2, Towne House Retirement Community, 2209 St. Joe Center Road.

CRAFT SHOW, CANDY AND BAKE SALE: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3, Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold St.

CHURCH STREET CORNER BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St. Snack bar open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Table reservations: Carol at 632-5443.

NOVEMBERFEST: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave. Lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Table reservations: 426-5184.

CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3, Union Chapel Church, 12628 Coldwater Road. Table reservations: Peggy Tassler 489-5052 or

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 1-5 p.m. Nov. 3, Sunrise Café, 10230 Coldwater Road.

HOLIDAY CRAFT AND SHOPPING BAZAAR: Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 4, Leo-Cedarville Park Pavilion, 9825 St. Joseph St., Leo-Cedarville.

CRAFT FAIR: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road. Table reservations: Mary Black at 348-3385 or email

CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Martini Lutheran Church, 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven. Table reservations: Nila Widenhoefer at 441-8623.

ONE STOP HOLIDAY SHOP CRAFT SHOW: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Arlington Elementary School, 8118 St. Joe Center Road. Table reservations: Lindsay Goodin at 485-3277 or

CHRISTMAS SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Emmaus Lutheran Church, 8626 Covington Road. Table reservations: Darlene at 459-7722, Ext. 1004.

MRS. CLAUS' BOUTIQUE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Brookside Lakes, 7103 Falling Brook Lane. Lunch served at 11 a.m.

CRAFT AND GIFT BAZAAR: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Second Steps Autism Resource Community Center, 4118 N. Clinton St.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING BAZAAR: 8:30 a.m.8:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville.

Camps, classes, seminars

PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road, and 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 at H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive. Free. Registration: Allison Miller at 427-5511 or

HOMEMADE FROM THE HEART COOKING CLASS: 9:30-11 a.m. Nov. 10, Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W. 8th St., Matthews. $5. Registration: 1-765-998-2365 by Nov. 7.

LEARN TO CURL: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 18, Lutheran Health Sports Center, 3869 Ice Way Drive. Free. Wear warm, comfortable clothing such as sweatpants and sweatshirts. Hats and gloves are also recommended. Reservations suggested, but not required: 438-0689 or email

FREE IN-STORE CLINICS FOR WOMEN: Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's housing clinics for women. Finish interior paint and trim, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 2, Lowe's, 2105 N. Main St., Bluffton. Free. 1-877-560-7210 for more information.

GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: Nov. 19 and Dec. 10, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free. Registration: 481-6826.

NAACP BRANCH ELECTIONS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 15, African/African-American Historical Museum, 436 Douglas St. Call 420-0765 for more information.

HANDSPINNERS WORKSHOPS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16-17, Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. $55 per workshop, plus $20 materials fee each day. Contact: Julie Davidson at 1-260-244-1905 or; Betty Barry at 580-1811 or; or Theresa Overy at 226-0286 or

ZUMBA CLASSES: 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, Lane Middle School, 4901 Vance Ave. $5 adults, $3 students.

REIKI TRAINING MASTER CLASS: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Elderberry Tree House Shop, 7722 Lima Road. $195. Registration: 489-6707.

SEMINAR: “Creating a Personal Legacy: Capturing Important Life Relationships, Experiences, Lessons and Sentiments,” 9-11:30 a.m. Nov. 3, University of Saint Francis, Doermer Family Center for Health Science Education, 2701 Spring St. $35. Registration:


ARTS AND CRAFTS: Stained Glass Workshop, Bevel and Jewel Table Ornament, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 1, GlassLink; $33. Stained Glass Workshop, Woven Glass Vase, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12, GlassLink; $33. Stained Glass Christmas Tree, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, GlassLink; $33. Fused Glass Christmas Wreath, 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, GlassLink; $33.

SEWING: Crocheted Rag Rug — Advanced Design, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (no Nov. 8 or Nov. 22), Lane Middle School; $59.

SPECIAL INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: Genealogy: Finding Your Ancestors, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 6 and Nov. 13, Anthis Career Center; $39. Corrective Make Up, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14, Anthis Career Center; $33.

Clubs, organizations

DEPRESSION/BI-POLAR + 12: 12-step program for those living with both conditions, 7 p.m. Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, Room 303, 300 W. Wayne St. Information: Marilee Stroud at 312-6069 or

GRIEFSHARE: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Dec. 4, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven. Margie Williams at 749-9907 or the church at 749-9565.

DIVORCE CARE SUPPORT GROUP: Each session of this 13-week program features a DVD presentation on a different divorce-related topic, followed by a discussion. Meetings are 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 5, Salem United Church of Christ, 2401 Lake Ave. Pre-registration encouraged. For information or to register, call 426-5854 or e-mail

SMART GIRLS BRILLIANT WOMEN LUNCH: Noon Nov. 1, Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, 2609 Fairfield Ave. $75 minimum donation. Helen Frost will speak. Reservations: 744-0998.

•APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting Nov. 6, The Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road. Joan Olinghouse will speak about “The History of Quilting.”

IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: Four-part workshop, “Finding Our Voice, Sharing Our Spirit Within and Across Cultures,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, Allen County Public Library; registration: Ruby Cain at F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 9, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave. Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 11, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza. F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Dec. 14, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave.

INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION-RETIRED, ALLEN COUNTY: Noon Nov. 8, Wu's Restaurant, 4411 Coldwater Road. Guest speaker Nate Williams will speak about legal concerns for retired people. 422-8572.


RUMMAGE SALE: 5-8 p.m. today, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven. Bag sale 3-6 p.m. Thursday.

FALL RUMMAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon Friday, Martini Lutheran Church, 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven. $1 bag sale Friday.

RUMMAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, St. Joseph Hessen Cassel, U.S. 27 south of 469/U.S. interchange. Bag sale Saturday.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road.

NELSON'S CHICKEN FUNDRAISER: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 31, Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St. $9 meal. Benefits Dr. Bill Lewis Center for Children. To order: 750-8032 or email Rebecca Nix at Free delivery in Fort Wayne or pick up at the church.

HARVEST AND HOLIDAY SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road.

FORT WAYNE BALLET'S PRINCESS TEA: 2-4 p.m. Nov. 4, Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road. $35 a person. Reservations: 484-9646 by Friday.

DANCING WITH THE FORT WAYNE STARS: Nov. 8, Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. $100 a person. Visit, or contact Connie Slyby at 486-1060 or email Benefits Carriage House.

CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA AND SILENT AUCTION: 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 9, Historic Masonic Temple Ballroom, 216 E. Washington Blvd. $35. Tickets: 744-43264 or Benefits Headwaters Counseling, formerly Family & Children's Services.

NEW TO YOU SALE: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, former Marshall Field's location, Glenbrook Square, 4201 Coldwater Road.

4-H CHICKEN AND NOODLE DINNER: 4-7 p.m. Nov. 10, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. $6 adults and carry-out meals, $5 ages 6-11, $2 ages 5 and under.

A WELLSPRING EVENING: Nov. 10, Courtyard by Marriott, 1150 S. Harrison St. Reception and silent auction at 6:30 p.m., dinner and music at 7:15 p.m. and live auction at 8:30 p.m. $100 a person. Benefits Wellspring Interfaith Social Services. Tickets available at

JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS: Dec. 1, University of Saint Francis, Hutzell gym, 2701 Spring St. $30 by Nov. 28, $35 afterward; $20 by Nov. 28, $25 afterward; free Santa chase for ages 10 and under; $35 Jingle in My Jammies by Nov. 28. Registration: or Marcy at or 755-6282.

Super Shot


Monday: No clinics

Tuesday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300.

Wednesday: 4-7 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd.

Thursday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd.

Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon, Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive.


CHICAGO: Nov. 3. $40. The Association of IPFW Women: Bev Stewart at or call 485-8724.

FRANKENMUTH, MICH.: Nov. 17, Bronners Christmas Wonderland and Birch Run Outlet Mall. $50. St. John's Lutheran Church: Christy at

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS: Nov. 29-Dec. 6. Reservations: 1-260-724-2145, 589-3913 or 639-3809, Ext. 4397.

CHICAGO: Dec. 1, Woodfield Mall and IKEA. $50 a person. 402-0496.

CHICAGO: Dec. 6, Water Tower Place. $35. Women's Bureau: Rose at 424-7977, Ext. 127 by Dec. 4.

KISSIMEE, FLA.: Jan. 4-Feb. 10, visiting Busch Gardens, Sea World, Disney Boardwalk, Arabian Nights, lion safari, Tarpon Springs, Osceola Center for the Arts, lunch at Gaylord Palms. $2,899 double occupancy, $3,799 single occupancy, with $100 deposit. Full payment due Nov. 1. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.

NEW ORLEANS: Feb. 24-March 2, visiting a Louisiana plantation, riverboat cruise on the Mississippi River, French Quarter, National World War II museum. $635 double occupancy, with $75 deposit. Final payment due Dec. 19. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: May 16-21, visiting World War II Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Smithsonian, new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, Lincoln Memorial. $575, with $75 deposit. Full payment due March 10. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.

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