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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 information, 427-6460. •Foot care clinic, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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“Kite Komotion Clinic and Festival” – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Shipshewana Town Center/Hostetler Hudson Auto Museum, 720 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; free; 260-499-6359.
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The Chief Richardville House on Bluffton Road will be dedicated this weekend as a National Historic Landmark.

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Actress Patricia Heaton will speak today as part of “Tapestry: A Day for You.”
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COMEDY

TODAY AND SATURDAY

David Pendleton – Ventriloquist; 7 p.m.; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; $24 show only, $39 dinner and show; www.riegsecker.com.

April Macie and Jeremy Greenberg 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $12.50; 486-0216.

THURSDAY

Don Reese and Michael McDaniel– 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.

DANCE PERFORMANCES

TODAY

“Flash Dances!” – In and around town and presented by Fort Wayne Ballet, today; classes taught by Sofia Warfel, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday; Fort Wayne Ballet, 300 E. Main St.; 484-9646 or www.fortwayneballet.org.

SATURDAY

Tiger Dance Company – 6 p.m.; Bluffton High School, Bluffton; $5; benefits the Andrea Rizzo Memorial Foundation; 260-824-6005.

New American Youth Ballet – Spring concert; 6 p.m.; USF Performing Arts Center (formerly Scottish Rite Auditorium), 431 W. Berry St.; $20 to $10; 637-7848 or www.nayb.info.

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.

Dance with Pam and Eagle – 8 p.m.; lesson, 7:30 p.m.; Starlite Reception Hall, Decatur; $5.

SATURDAY

American Style Ballroom – “A Night of the Classics,” open dance, 7 to 9 p.m., $6; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $6; 480-7070.

Contra Dance – Sponsored by Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society; music by Entwyned; 8 to 11 p.m.; University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St.; $8 admission, $5 students, free to ages 11 and younger; 260-244-1905.

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 – “Butterflies of Malaysia” exhibit, ends 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.

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – New zoo babies and animals include dingo puppies, kangaroo joeys, prairie dogs, reticulated giraffes; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $13.50 adults, $10.50 ages 60 and older, $8.50 ages 14 to 2; 427-6800. Open through Oct. 14.

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 June 3; $8 adults, seniors and ages 3 to 12; $16 non-members, $10 members; call for hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.

TODAY AND SATURDAY

Luckey Hospital Museum – Original 1930s small-town hospital; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; corner of U.S. 33 and Indiana 109, Wolf Lake; $5; 260-237-1253.

SATURDAY

Chief Richardville House – Dedication as National Historic Landmark; 1 to 3 p.m.; 5705 Bluffton Road; www.fwhistorycenter.com.

TUESDAY THROUGH

THURSDAY

Sauder Village – Living history; quilt show, Tuesday through May 6; Archbold, Ohio; time and entrance fees, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT

TODAY AND SATURDAY

National Clydesdale Sale – Michiana Event Center, 7605 Indiana 9 N., Howe; 260-562-9187 or www.michianaevents.com.

TODAY

Tapestry: A Day for You – Patricia Heaton, keynote speaker; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 481-6854 or ipfw.edu/tapestry.

“No Labels” LGBTQ Week – Queer Day, “Bar-B-Queer”; 1 to 3 p.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; list of complete schedule, www.events.ipfw.edu.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Spring Town & Country New Home and Specialty Retail Tour – Various locations around Allen County; noon to 5 p.m.; free; 420-2020 or www.fortwayne.com.

SATURDAY

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

“Birding by Ear” – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; 478-2515 or info@lrwp.org.

“Hoosier ReLeaf: Branching Out” – Tree planting; begins 9 a.m.; Grabill; 450-4404.

“Let’s Work Out in the Park” – Noon; Franke Park; carry-in dinner.

Fort Wayne’s Almost Famous – Performances, music, block party; 7 to 10 p.m.; 800 block of Calhoun Street; free.

Paranormal Gathering – 6 to 11 p.m.; Quis’ Restaurant, 1026 E. Dupont Road; free; 497-0353.

Parkview Foundation Cookin’ Men – 7 to 11 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum Expo Center, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $50; for ages 21 and older; 1-800-745-3000.

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

Tea Party Express Bus Tour – 12:30 p.m.; Washington Square Shopping Center, 6001 N. Clinton St.; www.teapartyexpress.org.

MONDAY

“Wine vs. Beer” Dinner – 6 p.m.; J.K. O’Donnell’s, 121 W. Wayne St.; $40; reservations, 420-5563.

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 Pointe, food court, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd. Ends Oct. 30.

WEDNESDAY

“Kony 2012” – Presented by Invisible Children team; screening of video about brutal African warlord Joseph Kony; 7 p.m.; Cordier Auditorium, Manchester College, North Manchester; free.

THURSDAY

Dupont Downs Farmers Market – Eggs, plants, herbs, honey, flowers, vegetables and fruits; noon to 7 p.m.; 538 E. Dupont Road; www.dupontdowns.com. Ends Oct. 11.

Marie Bostwick – Author of “Ties That Bind”; 6 p.m.; Quilt of Many Colors, 15026 Indiana 1, Leo-Cedarville; 260-627-2907.

SPECTATOR SPORTS

TODAY

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

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

SUNDAY

TinCaps baseball – vs. Peoria Chiefs; 3:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10, $9, $8, $5; 482-6400 or www.tincaps.com.MONDAY

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

THEATER

TODAY AND SATURDAY

“Sex Please We’re Sixty” – Dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.; Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill St.; $35; 424-5622. Ends May 5.

“The Foreigner” – 7:30 p.m.; Merillat Centre for the Arts Zurcher Auditorium, Studio Theatre, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave., Huntington; $12 general admission, $10 seniors and students, $6 ages 13 and younger; 260-359-4261.

“Anything Goes” – 7:30 p.m.; Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road; $10; 456-1261, ext. 3114.

“The Confession” – Today, Saturday and Tuesday through Thursday; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; $29 show, $44 dinner and show; www.riegsecker.com. Ends Aug. 18.

“Zoo Zoo” – 7:30 p.m.; Umble Center, Goshen College, Goshen; $30, $20, $15; 574-535-7566 or www.goshen.edu/tickets.

TODAY

“My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” – Presented by Mike Birbiglia; 7:30 p.m.; Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash; $50, $25, $15; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

“Wizard of Oz” – Presented by Ecstatic Theatrics; 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Saint Francis, North Campus Theater, 2702 Spring St.; $10 adults, $8 seniors and teens, $6 children; 484-5946.

THURSDAY

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” – Preview performance; 7:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.; $10; 422-6329. Ends May 20.

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