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• OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET AND BAZAAR: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, American Legion #241 Auxiliary, 7605 Bluffton Road. $10 space, $5 table if needed. Reservations: Diana, 432-6369, 431-7183 or Beulah, 747-6305.

Camps, classes, seminars

• IPFW COMMUNITY ARTS ACADEMY: Registering now for Spring art, dance, music and theater classes; call Melinda Haines at 481-6059 to register or for more information.

• IPFW SUMMER CAMPS FOR GRADES K-12: Registering now for summer music, business, theater, and more. For more information or to register, visit www.ipfw.edu/summercamps.

• READING SKILLS AND SPEED READING: Children age 4 and up and adults. June 10 through July 9. IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Family discounts. Program includes phonics, fluency, comprehension, love of reading, textbook skills, and speed reading. For more information or to register, call the Institute of Reading Development at 1-800-714-9194. 

• GOSHEN COLLEGE SUMMER CAMPS: Summer camps for preschool through high school ages 3-18 that fit a variety of interests, schedules and budgets. For more information, visit goshen.edu/summercamps.

• APRENDA INGLES (LEARN ENGLISH): 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays and 4-6 p.m. Saturdays, Amistad Center, 1701 Capitol Ave. Kid's Club Program for children. For more information, call 579-6966 or email leonelpech@yahoo.com.

• NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION CLASSES: Register at 467-1075. Full list at www.fortwayneschools.org.

• GIRL SCOUTS SUMMER CAMP: Openings remain in a variety of summer camps, including one-day camp with mom or dad, mini-camp, weekend camp, day camp or a themed week long camp. For girls in grades K-12. For more information or to register, visit gsmin.org.

• FOELLINGER-FREIMANN BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY: Classes. May events: Through June 25, Perspectives Live Butterfly Display. Regular admission applies. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Spring Bonsai Show and Discount Day. Discount admission to the Bonsai Show and Conservatory gardens, $3 adults, $2 child, free ages 2 and under. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 27, Garden Close-Up: Perfect Pollinators. 12-3 p.m. Iris Flower Show and Discount Day. Special discounted admission includes the Iris Show and Conservatory gardens. $3 adults, $2 child, free ages 2 and under.  Daily, Discovery Corner: Curious George. Pre K-Grade 1. Free with general admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 12-4 p.m. Sunday and until 8 p.m. Thursdays. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children 3-17. For more information, call 427-6440.

• MENSA ADMISSIONS EXAM: 10 a.m. June 3, First Presbyterian Church, second floor parlor, Room 306, 300 W. Wayne St. $40. ID required. Must be 14 or older. Walk-ins welcome. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Dan Klopfenstein: 710-0030.

• CITY SAFARI DAY CAMP: For students entering grades 1-6 in fall 2017. June 12-July 28 at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.  Single weeks available. Explore the city and surrounding areas. Each week a different theme. Field trips, guest speakers, activities, games and arts and crafts. Register online at www.fortwayneparks.org, or in person at 705 E. State Blvd. $115. Pre and post camp care free. 

• ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE: 1 p.m. May 25, 7 p.m. June 13, 7 p.m. July 18, 7 p.m. Aug. 2, and 7 p.m. Sept. 20. Preserving Nature's Bounty workshops.  The workshop discusses safe home food preservation procedures and answers frequently asked questions on canning, freezing and drying foods. $5 payable at the door. To register, visit http://www.extension.purdue.edu/allen under Food for a complete brochure and more registration information. General public invited to attend. Classes and programs will be held on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Ave. For information, call Vickie Hadley at 481-6826 or hadleyv@purdue.edu.

• SCIENCE CENTRAL CAMPS: 7 weeks of Single Day Camps, ages 5-11, June 5-Aug. 4. All Day, week long Tech Camp, (SOS Camp and Engineering Tech), ages 8-13. Half Day Week Long Lego Camp, various ages and Other Week Long Tech Camps, various ages. Walk-ins not permitted on the day of the event. Registration deadline is 10 a.m. the Friday before each full week camp. For more information, call 424-2400 or visit www.sciencecentral.org. 

• ALLEN COUNTY PARKS CAMPS: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. June 12-16, Fox Fish and Canoe Camp and June 19-23 Fox Survival Camp at Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road. July 10-14, Metea's Canoe Camp I, July 17-21, Metea's Canoe Camp II, Metea County Park, 8401 Union Chapel Road. Both for children ages 6-12. $100 per camper per week. For more information, call 449-3778, 449-3246 or email nhaley@allencountyparks.org.

• FORT WAYNE PARKS CAMPS: June 12 through July 28, City Safari Day Camp, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. For those entering grades 1-6 in fall 2017. $115; pre/post camp care free. June 12 through July 28, Farmin' Fun Day Camp, Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road. Ages 4-18. $57-$90, $25 AM or PM Camp Care. June 12 through July 28, Franke Park Day Camp, 3411 Sherman Blvd. Ages 4-18. August 7-11 River Camp, Shoaff Park Riverlodge, 6401 St. Joe Road. Ages 8-12. For all camps, register online at www.fortwayneparks.org, by phone, 427-6000 or in person at 705 E. State Blvd.

• LITTLE RIVER WETLANDS PROJECT: Nature events. Invasive Species Training Parts I and II in June. 6:30-8 p.m. June 7 Part I, Little River Wetlands Project office, 7209 Engle Road, Ste. 200. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. June 10, Part II, Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road. Free. Registration due by May 24. For more information or to register, call Dani at 478-2515 or dbradtmiller@lrwp.org. 9-11 a.m., June 9, Little Rivers Ramblers. Free. 8:30-9:45 a.m. June 8, Breakfast on the Marsh: Tenacious Turtles. 50+. Indiana Wesleyan University Education and Conference Center, Room 102/104, 8211 W. Jefferson Blvd. Free. 9-10 a.m. June 14, Short Hikes for Short Legs: Bugs are Beautiful. For ages 3-5 with a responsible adult. Free. 9-11 a.m. June 17, Monarch Monitor Training. Free. 6:30-8 p.m. June 23, Singing Insects. Free. All events begin at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road unless otherwise noted.

• BEEKEEPING AND POLLINATION WORKSHOP: For Grades 3-12, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17, Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road. $25 annual program fee plus $20 supplies fee due at time of registration. Checks made payable to Allen County 4-H Clubs.

• INDIANA TECH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING: For middle school students. 8:15 a.m.-1 p.m. June 19-23, Build+ Learn Middle School Camp. $25 all inclusive. June11-16, High School Summer Camp. $525 until May 31 and $595 afterward. All inclusive. For more information, go to www.indianatech.edu/engineering-camp.

• EDIBLE GARDEN SCIENCE CAMP: For grades 7 and 8. 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. June 19-23, Canterbury Middle School, 5601 Covington Road. $260. For more information and/or to register, visit www.canterburyschool.org/summer.

• SCORE! MUSICAL THEATER SUMMER WORKSHOP: For middle school students. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 10-30, Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Tuition will be $550. Scholarships available. For an application and more information, visit www.fwembassytheatre.org/education.

• THE ZULA PATROL: Mission Weather touring exhibit, through May 28, Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St. Regular admission applies.

• CAMP INVENTION: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 5-9, Blackhawk Christian School, 7400 E. State Blvd. $225 for the week. Registration at www.campinvention.org.

• FALL MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Applications now available.Training sessions,1-4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, October 4 through early December, Allen County Extension Office, 4004 Crescent Ave. $125. 481-6826, Option 3, or download application form at https://extension.purdue.edu/allen and click on Garden, Master Gardeners Allen County.

• CORNERSTONE YOUTH CENTER SUMMER PROGRAM: For Grades 7-12, May 31-Aug. 2, Cornerstone Youth Center, 19819 Monroeville road, Monroeville. Art enrichment and nutrition education, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday June 6-July 20. Registration: www.cornerstoneyc.org. Information: 623-3972, Ext. 183.

• TENNIS WORKSHOP: For Grades 3-12, 9-11 a.m. Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30, IPFW tennis courts, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. $25 annual program fee plus $55 supplies fee due at time of registration. Checks payable to Allen County 4-H Clubs by Aug. 25.

Clubs, organizations

• ALLEN COUNTY-FORT WAYNE HISTORICAL SOCIETY: May. 200 @ 200, History Center, 302 E. Berry St. $6 adults, $4 seniors 65+, $4 youth 3-17, free 2 and under. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 12-5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday. 426-2882. www.fwhistorycenter.com.

• GRIEFSHARE: Seminar-support group for anyone who lost a loved one, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, through July, Leo United Methodist Church, Indiana 1, Leo-Cedarville. Each session self-contained. Call 627-2161 or Griefshare.org.

• GENEALOGY TECHNOLOGY GROUP: Meeting. 7 p.m. tomorrow, Computer classroom, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Visitors welcome. Free. www.acgsi.org. 

• FRIENDS OF THE NORTH MANCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 405 N. Market St., North Manchester. Book sale.

• SUMMIT CITY SINGERS: Spring concerts. 3 p.m. Sunday, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Heritage Communities, 8150 St. Joe Road. 7 p.m. May 30, Towne House Retirement Center, 2209 St. Joe Center Road. 3 p.m. June 4, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave. and 7 p.m. June 6, Lutheran Life Villages, 6723 S. Anthony Blvd. Free and open to the public. Donations welcome. For more information, call Judy 489-4505.

• FORT WAYNE WOMEN'S MID DAY CONNECTION: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 23, Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road. Program: Ron Zartman, naturalist, Allen County Fox Island Preserve and Fran Kidwell, “Life At It's Best.” Cost: $18 per person; reservations due by May 19 to Meridith, 672-3414. Child care available.

• MANCHESTER MAIN STREET: Volunteer Fair and Historic Preservation and Design Awards. 7 p.m. May 31, Fire House on Main St., North Manchester. Program: Christine Flohr, executive director of Visit Wabash County. Public invited. 1-260-901-6670, www.ManchesterMainStreet.org. 

• SOUTHWEST HONEY COMPANY: Adult date night. 7 p.m. June 9, Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road. DIY beeswax candle, raw honey samples, tour of the apiary and bee presentation. $35 each. Tickets: https://southwesthoney.com/education/bees-brew-adult-date-night/.

• 4-H MINI WORKSHOP: For children who have completed Kindergarten, first and second grades, 1-4 p.m. June 16, Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. $5.


• PLAY IT FORWARD: 6-9 p.m. tonight, Parkview Field, Lincoln Financial Event Center, 1301 Ewing St. Live and silent auctions. $150 per person. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.ecalliance.org/. Benefits Early Childhood Alliance.

• JAZZ 4 JUSTICE: With Lydia Kay, jazz musician. 6-9 p.m. tomorrow, The Phoenix, 1122 Broadway. $25. Sponsorship still available. Contact: dkoger-Gustafson@nclegalclinic.org. Benefits Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic. 

• GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Cornerstone Youth Center, 19819 Monroeville Road, Monroeville. Cal 623-3972 for donation information. 

• “COMMON BOND BREAKFAST”: 7:30 a.m., Saturday, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Speaker will be Taya Kyle. $100 each. Benefits Erin's House for Grieving Children. Tickets: ErinsHouse.org or call 423-2466.

• PEDAL FOR PAWS: 5-10 p.m., Saturday, Pedal City, 215 W. Main St. Lots of fun. Benefits H.O.P.E. for Animals.

• HEART BALL: 6 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Emcees: Melissa Long, Curtis Smith, Tommy Schoegler, and Jim Marcuccilli. Derby attire encouraged. Live auction, dancing and more. $200 each or $2,000 table of 10. For information, call Florence Bear at 348-0856.

• AIDS WALK BE A HERO: 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St. To register go tohttps://www.firstgiving.com/ATFInc/aids-walk-2017——be-a-hero. Information: www.positiveresourceconnection.org.

• FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road. $9 adults, $6 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and under. Carry out available.

• BBQ DINNER: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Ken Meat Market, 846 Lincoln Hwy, E., New Haven. Donation of used eye glasses for Lions Recycles for Sight.

• A. J. ARNETT 5K HONOR RUN/WALK: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive. $28 individuals and $25 family discount. Discount for military service. Students in grades K-8 fun free with registration at www.clhscadets.com/jrotc. Register online at www.veepraces.com. Day of registration at 7:15 a.m. Early packet pick up at 5-8 p.m. tomorrow at the Indiana Army National Guard Armory on Cook Road. Benefits Honor Flights and Shepherd's House Fort Wayne. 

• MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE: 12-2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Books, native plants, trees, vegetables, annual and perennial plants. Proceeds help support the Display Gardens at the Extension office and the Purdue Master Gardener program in Allen County. For more information, call 260-481-6435 or email kemeryr@purdue.edu.

• IPFW CONCERT CHOIR: Pre tour concert. 7:30 p.m. Monday, Rhinehart Recital Hall, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. $10. Tickets: www.ipfw.edu/tickets, 481-6555. Benefits the choirs performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

• BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS GOURMET DINNER: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Speaker will be Brett Favre, former pro football quarterback and Hall of Fame inductee. Tickets $300 and up. RSVP required at 203-3330 or heather.hendrickson@bbbsnei.org.

• BAKED CHICKEN DINNER:  11 a.m. May 28, Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road. $9 adults, $5 children 5-12, free children under 5. 

• FUNFEST 2017: 5-10 p.m. June 2 and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. June 3, Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold St. Activities include picnic under the stars 5-8 p.m. June 2, live music 7-10 p.m. June 2, games 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 3, dinner 4:30-7:30 p.m. June 3 and live music 8-11 p.m. June 3.

• GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 8, 9 and 10, Living Grace Community Church, 13726 Coldwater Road. Household items, exercise equipment, bake sale and more. Proceeds benefit the building of a new church. 

• RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2 and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. June 3 with Bag Sale June 3, St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 St. Rte. 930 E., New Haven.

• SAINTS OPEN GOLF OUTING: 12 p.m. registration, June 9, Cherry Hill Golf Club, 6615 Wheelock Road. $100 per person. Must be 21 or older to play, or play with a parent/legal guardian. For more information or to register, visit bishopdwenger.com/saintsopen. Benefits Bishop Dwenger High School.

• KATE'S KART ICE CREAM SOCIAL FUNDRAISER: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 17, Riverside Gardens, 14701 Schwartz Road, Leo-Cedarville. Activities and performances are free; donations accepted.

• KATE'S KART ICE CREAM SOCIAL: 11a.m.-3 p.m. June 27, Riverside Gardesn, 14701 Schwartz Road, Leo-Cedarville. Pony rides, kiddie games and prices, inflatables, rides, live family friendly music and entertainment.  Free. Benefits Kate's Kart. 

• PICKED BY THE PRO: Wine Pairing dinner. A variety of international wines, live and silent auctions and more. 5:30 p.m. June 23, Bergstaff Place, 2020 E. Washington Blvd. $125 per person, $1,000 for a table of 8. This event sells out quickly. For tickets, call 452-1189 or visit wboi.org. For sponsorship information, call Mark Sitz at 918-1094 or email wboi.org.

• WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S: Oct. 7, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St. Registration; alz.org/walk or 1-800-272-3900.


• R. NELSON SNIDER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968: 6 p.m. Aug. 4, 2018, Goeglein's Barn, 7311 Maysville Road. Rachel Sandlin is helping organize the 50th Reunion. For details, call 1-812-344-1287 or Retrumr@gmail.com. Facebook, https://m.facebook.com/groups/Snider.reunion.1968/ and website http://rnsnider-classof-68.com/.

• CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967: Hospitality night, 6:30 Aug. 4, Courtyard Hotel. $10 per person. Reunion: 6 p.m. Aug. 5, Courtyard Hotel. $55. Contact: reunioncommittee1967@gmail.com or 260-748-4191.

• ELMHURST HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967: Aug. 26, Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road. Still searching for classmates to attend the reunion. Contact: Rhonda (Hosler) Dennon, rldennon@hotmail.com or Linda (Hartman) Fagen, lafagen@msn.com.

• CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1972: 5 p.m. Sept. 23, Mass at MacDougal Chapel, 1122 S. Clinton St. 6 p.m.-midnight, Reunion at Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road. $20. 10 a.m. Sept. 24, Brunch at The Venice, 2242 Goshen Road. $10. Contact Barb Charais at bcharais@gmail.com.


• MUNCIE: June 22, Minnetrista Gardens and the Levi Coffin House, the “Grand Central Station” of the Underground Railroad in Fountain City. $50 per person. Settlers, Inc. For more information or reservations, call Linda at 747-1229.

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