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  • Seniors
    COMMUNITY CENTER: Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving; Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.
    Holiday meals• Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., will have its annual turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • People and places
    Pet helpAnimal Care & Control is offering free straw to any Allen County resident in need of animal bedding this winter. Straw can be picked up between 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Visit eight artists’ studios Saturday at the Rural Artists’ Studio Tour.


All weekend – “ OUTSIDE THE CIRCLE: WOODTURNING IN INDIANA” – Ends June 17; also “WWII Aircraft Nose Art: 20th Air Force,” Guam color photographs by Dr. Eugene M. Gillum, ends May 6; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.; free admission Sundays and Thursdays; call for hours and prices, 422-6467 or www.fwmoa. org.

All weekend – “EGYPT 11/25/11: REFLECTIONS ON THE FUTURE” – Ends May 13; 3R Gallery, 111 Three Rivers East; for hours,

All weekend – “ANNUAL NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBIT” – Ends May 23; Betty Fishman Gallery, Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; hours, 424-7195 or

All weekend – “IPFW SPRING SENIOR EXHIBITION” – Ends May 25; Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; call for hours, 421-1200,

All weekend – WORKS OF MICHAEL METTLER – Photo sculpture and three dimensional photography; ends May 12; Old Crown Coffee Roasters, 3417 N. Anthony Blvd.; 422-5282.

All weekend – WORKS OF DIANE ALLEN GROENERT – Ends June 30; Fort Wayne International Airport;

All weekend – “WASSENBERG ART CENTER HIGH SCHOOL INVITATIONAL” – Ends May 5; Wassenberg Art Center, 643 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; hours, 419-238-6837.

Today and Saturday – “WHIMSICAL PAINTINGS BY SUSAN KLINE” AND “SIT AND SIP: HAND PAINTED CHAIRS AND PORCELAIN TEA POTS BY KIMBERLY RORICK” – Ends Monday; Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, 6312 Covington Road; call for hours, 436-0927.

Today and Saturday – “EXPRESSIONS OF SPRING” – Ends May 5; Castle Gallery, 1202 W. Wayne St.; hours, 426-6568 or

Today and Saturday – MATHOM HOUSE” – Works of Zoe Marshall; ends Monday; Ortega Gallery, Village at Winona, 1009 E. Canal St., Winona Lake; 574-306-2482.

Today – PAINTINGS BY JOANNA LEMLER – Ends Monday; Pierceton Art Gallery and Ceramic Studio, 105 N. First St., Pierceton; hours, 574-453-8932.

Today – “PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS BY JAY BASTIEN” – Ends Monday; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; hours, 373-0505 or

Today – “FORT WAYNE PHOTOGRAPHERS GUILD” – Ends May 27; First Presbyterian Gallery, 300 W. Wayne St.; free; hours, 426-7421.

Today – “OIL PAINTINGS BY RAY WATKINS” – Tuesday through June 30; Townhouse Retirement Center Library, 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 483-3116.

Today “OIL PAINTINGS BY BARBARA YODER AND KAREN HARVEY” – Ends Monday ; also “Works of Toni Murray,” Tuesday through June 30; ResCare Adult Day Service, 3711 Rupp Drive, Suite 106, Triangle Park; hours, 483-2888.

Today – “OIL PAINTINGS BY DONI ADAMS” – Ends Monday; also “Works of Cherie Droege,” Tuesday through June 30; Allen County Retinal Surgeons, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hours, 436-2181.

Today “MIXED MEDIA PAINTINGS BY NANCY LONGMATE” Ends Monday; “Works of Annette Colgrove,” Tuesday through June 30; Rehabilitation Hospital, Lutheran Campus, 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd., hours, 453-6100.

Today – “ACRYLICS BY CHRISTINA DAVIS” – Ends Monday; also “Works of Carolyn Stachera,” Tuesday through June 30; Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road; 432-1524.

Today – “OIL PAINTINGS BY TONI MURRAY” – Ends Monday; also “Works of Nancy Longmate,” Tuesday through June 30; Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road; 435-3222.

Today – “WATERCOLORS BY JOHN KELTY” – Ends Monday; also “Works of Celeste Lengerich,” Tuesday through June 30; Window Garden Café, 110 E. Wayne St., Floor 13.

Today – “WATERCOLORS BY ANITA TRICK”– Ends Monday; also “Works of Doni Adam,” Tuesday through June 30; Will Jewelers, 10146 Maysville Road; for exhibit information, call 493-2026.

Today – “MIXED MEDIA” BY ALICE SIEFERT AND MARILYN UMBER AND “WATERCOLORS” BY JOHN KELTY – Ends May 31; Citizens Square, second and third floors, 200 Wayne St.; 427-2763.

Today – “QUILTS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION” – Ends July 6, Good Library Basement Gallery, Goshen College, Goshen; hours, 574-535-7418.

Today – “WORKS OF GRADUATING ART MAJORS” – Ends Thursday; artist reception, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave.; hours, 260-356-6000.

Today and Sunday – “MANCHESTER COLLEGE ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT ART SHOW” – Ends Sunday, Link Gallery; also “Rudi Klimpert: A Journey of Color and Light,” ends Sept. 7, Gallery G; Manchester College, North Manchester; hours, 260-982-5334.

Saturday – “SOCA STUDENT EXHIBITION” – Ends May 4; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; hours, 399-7700.

Saturday – “WORKS OF GWEN GUTWEIN AND ELIZABETH WAMSLEY” – Ends May 15; Crestwoods Gallery, 314 N. Main St., Roanoke; 672-2080.

Saturday – RURAL ARTISTS’ STUDIO TOUR – Visit eight area artists and their studios; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; free; map at

Sunday – “SPRING FINE ART EXHIBIT” – Works of Fort Wayne Artist Guild; ends May 27; Langhinrichs Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 5310 Old Mill Road; hours, 744-1867.

Monday – “BLACK AND WHITE” – Tibbits Gallery, 14 Hanchett St., Coldwater, Mich.; 517-278-6029 or www. tibbits . org.

Tuesday through Thursday – “TRANSIT OF VENUS IN PASTEL” – Works by members of Northern Indiana Pastel Society; ends June 9; Harris Branch, Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library, 51446 Elm Road, Granger; www. transitofvenus. org.