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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Butterflies of Malaysia” exhibit, Sunday through July 8; 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.
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TinCaps take on the Dayton Dragons during three days of home games at Parkview Field beginning Monday.

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What's hot in local arts and entertainment

Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
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From left, Chase Francis, Scott Maughmer and Heather Moser perform in IPFW’s “The Good Person of Szechuan,” opening this weekend at Williams Theater.

COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Buzz Sutherland and Sharon Lacey 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.

THURSDAY

Sean Kent and Alvin Williams – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

DANCES

TODAY

Dance – Music by Justus III; 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; open to the public; $4 a person.

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 – "A Night of the Classics," 7 to 9 p.m.; open dancing; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $6; 480-7070.

USA Dance – Group class for Samba, 7:15 p.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

SUNDAY

American Style Ballroom "Tea Dance"; 2 to 4 p.m.; open dancing; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5; 480-7070.

Belles and Beaus Square Dance – 6 p.m.; Scout Hall at Warvel Park, North Manchester; 260-982-7152.

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.

Hoosier Air Museum – Aircraft on display includes 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 World War II rare German vehicles, guns and famous general displays; 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.

Science Central – "Treasure" exhibit, ends May 30; "Name That Bone," Lunch with an IPFW scientist Amanda Brown, clinical assistant professor of Radiography at IPFW, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, $16 non-members, $10 members; 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.

SATURDAY

Whitley County Historical Museum – "Titanic Tea"; Edwardian themed tea party to observe 100th anniversary of Titanic; 1 p.m.; 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City; $7.50 a person; reservations required, 260-244-6372.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ALL WEEKEND

Vera Bradley Outlet Sale – Memorial Coliseum Expo Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $5 today; no ticket required for Saturday or Sunday; 800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.com.

"Celebrating Month of the Young Child" – Sponsored by Early Childhood Education group at Ivy Tech Community College – Northwest, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; various activities and locations, for complete schedule, go to www.ivytech.edu. Ends April 22.

TODAY

"It is Well With My Soul" Event – "Embracing Your Food Culture at the F.U.N. Breakfast," 8 a.m.; Link's Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.; reservations, 420-0765.

"First Class Last Dance on the Titanic" – 2 p.m.; Coventry Meadows, 7833 W. Jefferson Blvd.; 432-4848.

"Memory Rock-A-Billy" – Walk for Alzheimer's; includes country music and line dance lessons; 7 p.m.; Four D's Bar and Grill, 1820 W. Dupont Road.

"Creatures of the Night" – Hike; 8:30 p.m.; Limberlost State Historic Site, Bryant; $3 for ages 4 and older; no toddlers; directions, 260-368-7428.

SATURDAY

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

"A Taste of Auburn" – Noon to 3 p.m.; The Olive Twist, 115 N. Main St., Auburn; free; 260-436-3866 or www.theolivetwist.com.

"Thin-gyan" Myanmar New Year Day – Celebration; 2 p.m.; Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; 402-6693.

Acoustic Spoken Word Café – Singer and songwriter Will Certain, also featuring poets; 7 p.m.; Café, 501 E. Brackenridge St.; $5; 969-9442.

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.

SUNDAY

International Fair – Noon to 5 p.m.; entertainment, food, fashion; Manchester College, North Manchester; free.

TUESDAY

THROUGH THURSDAY

International Vintage Guitar Collectors Association – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Don Hall's Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; 217-726-7590. Ends April 21.

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.

Equal Pay Day Rally – 9:30 a.m.; Women's Bureau, 2417 Fairfield Ave.; 424-4908, ext. 254.

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

Support Pet Adoptions – Sponsored by City of Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control; 4 to 10 p.m.; Texas Roadhouse, 710 W. Washington Center Road; 10 percent of each purchase will be donated to shelter; www.fwacc.org.

WEDNESDAY

Author Fair – Sessions with John Baumgartner, Darcy Vance, Karen Lenfestey, Curtis Crisler, Elsa Marston and Helen Frost; 5 to 8 p.m.; Canterbury School, 5601 Covington Road; www.canterburyschool.org.

THURSDAY

Overlooked Film Festival – Movie: "Warrior," rated PG-13; 7 p.m.; Fabiani Theatre, Trine University, Angola; free; 260-665-4133.

"Elephant in the Living Room" – Movie; 7 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; free; sponsored by Black Pine Animal Sanctuary and Allen County SPCA.

"Grateful Dead Second Annual Meet-Up at the Movies" – Theater event; 7 p.m.; Coldwater Crossing, 211 W. Washington Center Road; tickets, www.fathomevents.com.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

MONDAY

TinCaps baseball – vs. Dayton Dragons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $12.50, $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.

TUESDAY

TinCaps baseball – vs. Dayton Dragons; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $12.50, $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.

WEDNESDAY

TinCaps baseball – vs. Dayton Dragons; 11:05 a.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $12.50, $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.

THEATER

ALL WEEKEND

"The Farnsworth Invention" – Civic Off-Main Production; 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Allen County Public Library Auditorium, 900 Library Plaza; $16 adults, $13 Sunday senior matinees, $11 ages 23 and younger; 424-5220.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

"The Good Person of Szechuan" – 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; Williams Theatre, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $14 adults, $12 seniors, $10 non-IPFW students; 481-6555.

MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

"Blue Man Group" – 7:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets start at $29.50; 1-800-745-3000.

THURSDAY

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast" – Presented by Van Wert High School; 7 p.m.; Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $8 adults, $6 students, $4 ages 5 and younger; 419-238-6722. Ends April 21.

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