Fort Wayne –
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave.; 481-6826 for information.
Preserving Natures Bounty, workshop about safe home food preservation procedures such as canning, freezing and drying food; 7 p.m. today; at Allen County Extension office; $2; 481-6826 or www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.
THE FORCE: Workforce training for grades 7 to 12; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday; Cornerstone Youth Center, 19819 Monroeville Road; information, 623-3972 or www.cornerstoneyc.org.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginning Tango; 8 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.
Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www.acpl.lib.in.us, for information on activities or branches not listed.
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Controlling Genealogy Clutter, today through Saturday; Totally Terrific Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Childrens Services, registration required; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Childrens Services; Game Night, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10 a.m. Fridays in Childrens Services; Toddler Storytime, stories, activities, ages 18 months to 3 years and parents/caregivers, 10:30 and 11 a.m. Fridays; CHI LEGO Club, Wednesday; This Book Club Needs No Name, 7 p.m. Thursday; Books-n-Bagels, 10 a.m. Friday; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.
ABOITE BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. Mondays; Born to Read Babies and Books, plus games, infants to age 24 months and adult, 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Preschool Dance Party, 2 p.m. Thursday; Cookbook Book Club, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Criminal Minds Book Discussion Group, 2 p.m. today; Ants in Your Pants, preschool program, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Born to Read Storytime, 10:15 a.m. for lap sitters and 10:45 a.m. for walkers up to 24 months, Mondays; Baby Steps Storytime, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Born to Read Babies and Books Storytime, plus puppets, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Monday; Baby Steps: Toddler Time Storytime, plus puppets and games, ages 2 and 3 and caregivers, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Thursdays; 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Born to Read, infants and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Lunch and Lit Book Group, 1 p.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Novel Ideas, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 6 p.m. Mondays; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.
MONROEVILLE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, 3:30 p.m. Mondays; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime: S is for Summer Fun, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Teen Café, 4 p.m. Tuesdays; PlayStation Mania, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Paws to Read, children, read to trained dogs, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; Family Game Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.
SHAWNEE BRANCH: Born to Read Storytime, infants and toddlers, 10:30 and 11 a.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Girls Read, 4 p.m. today; Smart Start Storytime, also early literacy games and crafts, preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; TecTeens, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Wondertots, stories, rhythm and movement, ages 1 to 3 and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 1411 E. State Blvd.; 421-1360.
WAYNEDALE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Born to Read Storytime, infants to age 2 and caregivers, 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Lego Club, 4 p.m. today; Smart Start Storytime, plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Baking Bread Basics, 6 p.m. today; Ramps n Rails, 1 p.m. Tuesday; Computer Savvy, 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays beginning this Tuesday, registration required; Nightmare in Library Land, 1 p.m. Thursday; Digital Picture Basics, 2 p.m. Thursday; Flavors of the World: A Taste of Poland, 6 p.m. Thursday; Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday, $2 fee; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Straw Wars, 3 p.m. Tuesday; Sherlock Holmes, noon Wednesday; Nightmare in Library Land, 3 p.m. Thursday; Star Gazing, 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at Gaff park off Lions Drive; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Board of Trustees meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Kendallville Public Library, 6221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville.
TOASTMASTERS CLUB MEETINGS:
Anthony Wayne Toastmasters, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Room 1550; guests welcome; 260-348-7439.
Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. Monday; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
Summit City Toastmasters, 7:30 a.m. Fridays; Better Business Bureau, 4011 Parnell Ave.; 918-2065 or www.SummitCityTM.org.
RIVER RUMMAGE SALE: Benefits Save Maumee and environmental education and projects; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; Historic Wells Street Bridge off Wells Street; 260-414-8838.