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Arts update


•The Aboite branch, 5630 Coventry Lane, will have “Art for Homeschool Teens” at 10:30 a.m. Fridays. “Art for Homeschoolers” will be offered at 2 p.m. Thursdays.

•The Georgetown branch, 6600 E. State Blvd., will have “8:16 Crafts: Crystal Painting” Wednesday. For times, call 421-1320.

•The Pontiac branch, 2215 Hanna St., offer “Sit and Stitch” knitting at 4:30 p.m. Thursdays.

•The Woodburn branch, 4701 Indiana 101 N., will have “Yarn Lover’s Gathering” at 7 p.m. Thursdays.

AUDITIONS: Fort Wayne Civic Theatre will hold auditions for the Indiana/Playwright festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Arts United Center, West and East Rehearsal Halls, 303 E. Main St. For information, call 422-8641, ext. 225, or go to


•Wassenberg Art Center, 643 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio, will offer classes in “Beginning Oil Painting for Adults and Youth” and “Tee Rug Weave” beginning Wednesday. For information and costs, call 419-238-6837 or go to

•Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St., will have the following workshops, “Contour Line Drawing and the Figure,” “Color Reductions Linocut Printing” and “Scratch Foam Printing,” beginning Saturday and Sunday. For information and costs, call 424-7195 or go to

CONTEST: Frontier Communications will be hosting an “Elton John Glasses” contest from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the North Store location at 433 Coliseum Blvd. W. Participants can register to win free prizes.

GUILD MEETING: Fort Wayne Artists Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Concordia High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive. Penny French-Deal will give a presentation before the meeting. Visitors and new members are welcome. For information, call 490-4155 or go to AVAILABLE: Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors at Talent Day on May 11 in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Art and Visual Communications Center,, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St. For information, call 399-7700, ext. 8001.

STEWART ADVANCES: Henry Stewart, a sophomore at Goshen College, has advanced to the final round of the Villiers String Quartet’s New Works Competition with his composition, “Threnody/Images.”

THEATER CAMP: Theatre33 will offer S.C.E.N.E. Camp for grades 3 to 8 from Monday through Friday at West Noble High School, Ligonier. Cost is $20 and includes snacks. For information, call 260-894-3191, ext. 3514, or go to


•The Summit City Chorus, the Fort Wayne Chapter of the international men’s Barbershop Harmony Society, recently scored a triple win at the Indiana-Kentucky District championships in Columbus, Ind.

•Sarah Stine, a junior art education major at Huntington University, was recognized for an Outstanding Achievement Award in photography for “The Show is Over” during the 22nd annual Juried Art Student Art Exhibit.

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