•Fort Wayne Cultural District “Pop Up” will be 5-7 p.m. July 10 on the Arts United Center Plaza, 300 E. Main St. It is an opportunity for residents to review and react to a drafted “Platform for Action” that highlights eight initiatives: public market, public art, culinary incubator, creative business incubator, creative storefront development, activity, connectivity, and tell our story.
•Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce July and August events. Unless otherwise stated, register at www.fwchamber.org/events. For more information on any of these events, contact Liz Struckholz at 424-1435, Ext. 259, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment for events is nonrefundable. Live, Learn and Intern: Jump Time at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, 401 Fernhill Ave., will be 6-8 p.m. July 11. Free for college and graduate interns. ID required, a waiver must be signed before you can jump. Ribbon Cutting: Artworks Galleria of Fine Art will be 6 p.m. July 13 at Jefferson Pointe. Featured artists are Karen Moriarty, Vicki Junk-Wright, Terry Ratliff, Santa Brink, Penny French-Deal, Janet Blumenthal, Diana Miller-Pierce and Edward Alvarez. All original art is for sale. Music by maestro Robert Nance. Ribbon Cutting: Candace Schulear Writes
presents the Installation of a Little Free Library will be 11 a.m. July 16 at Washington Elementary School, 1015 W. Washington Blvd. The Rotary Club will partner with many local organizations and individuals to build and place 100 Little Free Libraries throughout the city between now and June 2015. Live, Learn and
Intern: Movie Night at the Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St. will be 8:30-10:30 p.m. July 18. Free popcorn and drinks are included. Live,
Learn and Intern: DeBrand Chocolate Tour will be 5-7 p.m. July 25 at 10105 Auburn park Drive. Live, Learn and Intern: Recognition
Banquet will be 6-8 pm. Aug. 1. Last event of the summer. Lunch 'n Learn: Essential Business Apps will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 6. Business Applications (Apps) presentation led by Verizon Wireless business experts Mark Smith and Remy Coles. Bring a tablet if you have one as a limited number will be available for use during the course. Cost is $10 Chamber members and $20 nonmembers and includes a boxed lunch from Calhoun Street Soups, Salads & Spirits. The Chamber Classic: Coyote Creek Golf Club will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 8. Great publication opportunity.
•Ivy Tech Corporate College CDL Training will be 7:30 a.m.-4 pm. July 15 at SIRVA, 5001 U.S. 30 W. Eight-week course includes classroom time, hands-on driving and pre-trip inspection and lab work. Cost is $4,246 and includes instruction, materials, Department of Transportation physical, application for learner's permit and license and the students' first attempts at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles skills test. The CDL class will be offered on a regular basis. For more information or to register, call 480-4118.
•Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income Workshop will be at 6 p.m. July 16 at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. RSVP to Amanda at 1-800-234-4452, Ext. 1.
•Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana: Our View from the Top Lecture Series with Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Columbia City
Mayor Ryan Daniel
will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Ian Rolland Gallery, Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St. Registration is required. Register at ylni.org.
•ExecuTrain, 7337 W. Jefferson Blvd. Project 2007 Advanced and Act 2009 Advanced will be July 15. Illustrator CS5 Advanced will be July 15-16. Excel 2010 Intermediate, Outlook 2007 Advanced, Visio 2010 Basic and Excel 2013 Advanced will be July 16. Access 2010 Intermediate and Publisher 2007 Basic will be July 17. InDesign CS5 Basic and PhotoShop CS5 Basic will be July 17-18. Publisher 2010 Basic will be July 18. Crystal Reports 2008 Basic, Project Management Intermediate and Excel 2010 Basic will be July 19. Evening classes are available 6-9 p.m. Costs include all courseware. Corporate pricing available. To register, call 432-9077. For information, visit www.etfortwayne.com
ExecuTrain offers free phone support on topics covered in classes taken and a free refresher course. Instructors are professionally trained and certified in the classes they instruct. ExecuTrain provides onsite training and private classes. Room rentals are available 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, with extended hours available on request. Rates are as low as $450 a day. Rooms are equipped with eight to 12 student workstations, instructor station, projector and screen, dry-erase board, free wireless Internet access and complimentary coffee. ExecuTrain's Administrative Professional Program classes are afternoon and evening, four days a week for six weeks. Learn Windows 7, Office 2007 and 2010, QuickBooks and more. Financing and free job-placement assistance are available. For more information, call 432-9077.