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    COMMUNITY CENTER: Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.; $1 drop-in fee; call for program information, 427-6460. •Gift Shop Take-in, 9 to 11:30 a.m.
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Arts update


•The Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, will feature arts and crafts for teens during “Totally Terrific Tuesday” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Young Adults’ Services and will have a “Craft Café” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Meeting Room B.

•The Pontiac branch, 2215 S. Hanna St., has “Sit and Stitch” knitting at 4:30 p.m. every Thursday.

•The Woodburn branch, 4701 Indiana 101 N., has a “Yarn Lovers’ Gathering” at 7 p.m. every Thursday.

ART FOR VETERANS: Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministry are presenting “Freedom Through Art” for veterans to create in a quiet atmosphere from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at 1615 Vance Ave., Suite 3. For information call 755-2239.

LOCAL AUTHOR AVAILABLE ONLINE: All books by Dr. Rudy Kachmann are now available for download to your Kindle and are available for purchase at

Arts update is a weekly listing of arts-related news including events, auditions, contests and rehearsals. Send items at least two weeks before desired publication to Arts update, the Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088; fax, 461-8648; or email at