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  • Art
    All weekend – “SOCA STUDENT EXHIBITION” – Ends April 27; Weatherhead Gallery, Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.; free; 260-399-8064.
  • Arts Update
    AT THE LIBRARY: •“You’re a Writer, So Write” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. •“Art for Home Schoolers, Teens” will be at 10:30 a.m.
  • Out & About
    BOOKSMONDAY Children’s Book Character Fair – 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 26; USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; free if registered by Monday, $5 per family at the door; 399-7700, ext. 8405.
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SATURDAY
“The Golden Easter Egg Hunt” – 11 a.m.; Limberlost State Historic Site, Geneva; $1 for ages 12 and younger, free to parents; 260-368-7428 or indianamuseum.org/limberlost.
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The Mad Ants will face the Dakota Wizards this weekend.

Out and about

What’s hot in local arts and entertainment

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Lambs and bunnies bring “Easter in the Garden” alive at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory.
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Johnny and the TinCaps will host the Lake County Captains this weekend.

– Note: Any reference to "today" refers to Friday, April 6.

COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Steve Iott and Adam Norwest 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.

THURSDAY

Buzz Sutherland and Sharon Lacey – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

DANCES

TODAY

American Style Ballroom Group lesson, 8 p.m.; open dancing, 8:30 to 10 p.m.; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.

SATURDAY

American Style Ballroom 7 to 9 p.m.; open dancing; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $6; 480-7070.

SUNDAY

Singles/Couples Dance – 6 to 10 p.m.; West Side Gardens Reception Hall, 2025 Olladale Drive; $7.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS

ALL WEE KEND

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – The stainless-steel collection of the Crawford Auto and Aviation Museum in Cleveland, including a DeLorean; also more than 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars on display; $10 adults, $6 students, $25 family, free to ages 5 and younger; hours, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Down on the Fisher-Price Farm” exhibit, ends Sunday; “Easter in the Garden,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; “Slightly Used Bulb Sale,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; “Classic Kefir,” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, $7 non-members, $4 members; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17, free to ages 2 and younger; call for hours, 427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org.

Hoosier Air Museum – Aircraft on display include Nieuport 24, WR-3 Loving, 1944 Pratt Read Two-Man Navy training glider, 1979 Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter gunship; open through Dec. 14; 2822 County Road 62, Auburn; $5 adults, $4 ages 18 to 12, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-927-0443 or www.hoosierairmuseum.org.

National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum “Sugar Magnolia,” Grateful Dead original tour bus; World War II vehicles and guns; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; admission for both museums, $10 adults, $6 to ages 11 to 7, free to ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144 or www.militaryhistorycenter.org.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Like You Used to Own” includes post-war, prototypes, light and heavy duty, International Harvester/Navistar gallery, race and muscle cars; also gas pumps, 1948 diner, memorabilia; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn; admission; hours, 260-925-9100.

Science Central – “Treasure” exhibit, ends May 30; spring break hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $8 adults, seniors and ages 3 to 12; $16 non-members, $10 members; call for hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

SATURDAY

Southside Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 Warsaw St.; poultry, pork, eggs, some vegetables, 456-1228.

Sports Cards and Memorabilia Show – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Comfort Suites, 5775 Coventry Lane; free admission; 574-952-0804.

“Indiana’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt” –11 a.m.; IPFW, soccer fields, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; www.us933.us.

“The Ducks are Back” – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 1 to 3 p.m.; meet at Boy Scout office, end of Olde Canal Place Drive; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

Star Viewing – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Astronomical Society; two hours every clear Saturday starting one hour after sunset; Jefferson Township Park, 1702 Webster Road, New Haven; donations; www.fortwayneastronomicalsociety.com. Ends Nov. 24.

TUESDAY

Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

Toddler Tuesday – Entertainment, interactive activities, snacks; sponsored by Sweetcakes Entertainment; 11 a.m. to noon; Jefferson Point, food court, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd. Ends Oct. 30.

“An Evening with G.K. Chesterton” – Presented by impersonator Dr. John “Chuck” Chalberg; 7 p.m.; University of Saint Francis, North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring St.; free; reservations required, 260-399-8066.

WEDNESDAY

AND THURSDAY

Vera Bradley Outlet Sale – Memorial Coliseum Expo Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $5; 1-800-745-3000 or TicketMaster.com. Ends April 15.

WEDNESDAY

“Frida Kahlo: Painting Her Reality” – Humanities symposia with Ana Boman; 3:30 p.m.; Wells Theater, Taylor Hall, Trine University, Angola.

THURSDAY

Overlooked Film Festival – Movie: “The Muppets,” rated PG; 7 p.m.; Fabiani Theatre, Trine University, Angola; free; 260-665-4133.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

TODAY

Mad Ants basketball – vs. Dakota Wizards; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $20.50 to $5.50; 1-800-745-3000.

TinCaps baseball vs. Lake County Captains; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com. SATURDAY

TinCaps baseball – vs. Lake County Captains; 5:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.

Mad Ants basketball – vs. Dakota Wizards; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $20 to $5; 1-800-745-3000.

SUNDAY

Komets hockey – Playoff Game 5; vs. Rapid City; 6 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; reserved, $24 to $11 adults, $19 to $9 seniors and students, $14 to $7 ages 11 and younger; 1-800-745-3000.

THEATER

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“The Farnsworth Invention” – Civic Off-Main Production; 8 p.m.; Allen County Public Library Auditorium, 900 Library Plaza; $16 adults, $13 Sunday senior matinees, $11 ages 23 and younger; 424-5220. Ends April 15.

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