SHOP TIL YOU DROP CRAFTS, MARKET AND MORE: 2-5 p.m. Friday, Towne House Retirement Community, 2209 St. Joe Center Road.
CRAFT SHOW, CANDY AND BAKE SALE: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold St.
CHURCH STREET CORNER BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St. Snack bar open 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
NOVEMBERFEST: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 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. Saturday, Union Chapel Church, 12628 Coldwater Road.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., South Adams Schools, 1000 Parkway St. Berne. Lunch served. $1 admission to support South Adams Scholarship Committee.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunrise Café, 10230 Coldwater Road.
HOLIDAY CRAFT AND SHOPPING BAZAAR: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 17, Garrett United Methodist Church, 110 W. Houston St., Garrett. Lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
BAZAAR AND LUNCH: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 17, St. Paul Lutheran Church (Preble), 4510 W. 750N. Decatur.
Camps, classes, seminars
LECTURE: “My Personal Struggle with Anorexia” by Kim Gorman, 7 p.m. Thursday, Huntington University, Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington. Free admission.
PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. Monday 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 Allison.Miller@cityoffortwayne.org.
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 Wednesday.
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 email@example.com.
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. Friday, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org; Betty Barry at 580-1811 or email@example.com; or Theresa Overy at 226-0286 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Saturday, 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. Saturday, University of Saint Francis, Doermer Family Center for Health Science Education, 2701 Spring St. $35. Registration: www.bennacht.com.
THE FUTURE OF HISTORY, PARKS, RECREATION, TOURISM AND COMMUNITY IN THE MAUMEE VALLEY: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12, Woodburn. Keynote speaker is Canadian Consul General Roy Norton. Registration: 450-2057 or email email@example.com.
NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION CLASSES: Register at 467-1075.
ARTS AND CRAFTS: 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.
SPECIAL INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: Corrective Make Up, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14, Anthis Career Center; $33.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
GEORGETOWN CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Memorial Baptist Church, 2900 N. Anthony Blvd.
FORT WAYNE WOMEN’S MID-DAY CONNECTION: 11:20 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 13, Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road. $13.50 inclusive. Fort Wayne Police Department education on preventing identity theft. Reservations: Peggy at 432-0335 by Tuesday.
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.
APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday, The Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road. Joan Olinghouse will speak about “The History of Quilting.”
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 9, 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.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road. $8 adults; $4 ages 12 and under.
MIXOLOGY 201: THE SCIENCE OF COCKTAILS: 6:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St. $60 a person, $100 a couple. Tickets: www.sciencecentral.org.
WINE & STEIN: A TASTE FOR HEARING: Wine and beer tasting with silent auction, 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30 W. $35 per adult older than 21. Benefits HearCare Connection. Tickets at HearCare Audiology at 5933 E. State Blvd., or call 602-3276 or visit www.hearcareconnection.org.
YARD SALE/FISH FRY: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture, 501 E. Brackenridge St.
HARVEST AND HOLIDAY SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road.
OFF ROAD TRAIL CHALLENGE: Saturday, Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 Lost Bridge W., Andrews. Running event at 10 a.m., mountain bike race at noon. Benefits With Love Left Over. Registration: http://withloveleftover.org/offroadtrailchallenge/.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH AND TENDERLOIN FRY: 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Tri-Lakes Lions Hall, Colony Avenue, Tri-Lakes, east of Shriner Lake on south side of Round Lake. $8.50 adults, $4 ages 6-12, free under 6. Bring a canned food item to be donated to a Columbia City food pantry.
SUPER SUNDAY SPECIAL FUNDRAISER: Noon-10 p.m. Sunday, Crazy Pinz, 1414 Northland Blvd. $14.95 for three hours. Live music by My Lost Tribe 6-8 p.m. Benefits IPFW ROTC competition trips.
ROTARY PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 6 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Scout Hall, Warvel Park, North Manchester. $6.50 at the door, $4 children, free under 5, $1 additional for all-you-can-eat, $1 discount if ticket purchased by North Manchester Rotary member.
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 www.event.org/dancing2012, or contact Connie Slyby at 486-1060 or email email@example.com. Benefits Carriage House.
CHILI SUPPER, BAKE AND CRAFT SALE: 4-7 p.m. Nov. 9, Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive.
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 www.familychildren.org. Benefits Headwaters Counseling, formerly Family & Children’s Services.
NEW TO YOU SALE: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Marshall Field’s, 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.
SAUSAGE/SAUERKRAUT DINNER AND CRAFTS: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 10, Zion Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Hanna St. $7.50 ages 11 and older, $3 ages 5-10, free under 5.
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 www.WellspringInterfaith.org.
HEATHER’S CLOSET SALE: 6 p.m. Nov. 14, Bishop Luers High School, Room 104, 333 E. Paulding Road. Enter through Door 3. All gowns are $25. Proceeds benefit guest speakers and information about domestic violence.
A PLACE AT OUR TABLE: Dinner and auction event benefiting Vincent Village, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 15, Thermodyne Foodservice Products, 2300 Meyer Road. $100. Tickets: Cynthia at 456-4172, Ext. 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions: Barb at 705-5235 or email email@example.com.
CHOCOLATE WALK: 9 a.m. Nov. 17, beginning at Davis Mercantile, Aunt Millie’s Candy on the third floor, Shipshewana. $15 donation per box. Benefits Compassion Pregnancy Center in LaGrange.
JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS: Dec. 1, University of Saint Francis, Hutzell gymn, 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: www.arthritis.org/indiana/indiana-jbrs.php or Marcy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 755-6282.
FIRST WEEK OF EVERY MONTH:
*Monday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Grabill Missionary Church, 13637 State St., Grabill; 4-7 p.m., Denise Smith, D.O., 1211 W. State Blvd.
*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.
*Thursday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd. 4-7 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road.
*Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon, Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive.
TOLEDO: Nov. 8, Toledo Museum of Art. $45 Artlink members, $50 nonmembers. Artlink: 424-7195 or www.artlinkfw.com.
FRANKENMUTH, MICH.: Nov. 17, Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland and Birch Run Outlet Mall. $50. St. John’s Lutheran Church: Christy at email@example.com.
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.
CINCINNATI: Dec. 1, IKEA and Kenwood Towne Center Mall. $45. Kathy Norris at 490-9097 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 10.
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 Thursday. 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.