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Feature calendars

  • Out & About
    COMEDY TODAY AND SATURDAY Jason Russell and Russ Williamson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.
  • ARTS UPDATE
    AT THE LIBRARY: • “Art for Homeschooled Teens” will take place Mondays for ages 12 to 18, call 421-1310 for times; “Art for Homeschoolers,” for ages 6 to 11, will be at
  • ART
    All weekend – “CITY BLOX” – Ends Nov. 9; Artworks the Galleria of Fine Art, Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center, 4110 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hours, 387-6943.
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COMMUNITY UPDATE

Classes

ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave.; 481-6826 for information.

•“Get Checking,” today; free.

FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: For information on Neighborhood Connection classes, call 467-1075 or visit Anthis Career Center, 1200 S. Barr St., or www.neighborhood-connection.org.

Lectures/Forums

FORESTER SERIES: “Visually Stimulating Instruction,” presented by Kim Erwin; 7 p.m. Tuesday; Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; 260-359-4305.

Library

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: Closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. “Great Books Book Club,” 2 p.m. today; “Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups,” 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Children’s Services, registration required; “Smart Start Storytime,” preschoolers ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Children’s Services; “Babies and Books,” infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10 a.m. Fridays in Children’s Services; “Toddler Storytime,” stories, activities, ages 18 months to 3 years and parents/caregivers, 10:30 and 11 a.m. Fridays; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Closed from 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Closed from 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.

Organizations

FORT WAYNE URBAN LEAGUE: Gala extravaganza featuring Lenny Williams; 6 p.m. Dec. 1, reservations due by Sunday; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $100 individual ticket, $150 VIP ticket; 745-3100.

NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: General meeting; 7 p.m. today, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave.; presentation on current and future levee repairs to protect residents from flooding and discussion on flood insurance; annual election of board members; www.northsideneighborhood.org for information.

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.

•Summit City Toastmasters, 7:30 a.m. Fridays; Better Business Bureau, 4011 Parnell Ave.; 918-2065 or www.SummitCityTM.org.

Fundraisers

FOOD DRIVE: Accepting non-perishable food items and donations through Dec. 10 for Miss Virginia’s Mission House Food Pantry and St. Mary’s Christmas Food Box Program; drop-off site from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at South Side High School, 3601 S. Calhoun St.; 348-5510.

WINTER WEAR DRIVE: Accepting new hats, gloves, mittens and scarves for FWCS students; through Dec. 19; Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road; 484-9557 or www.ASCSeniorCare.com/hrp.

“FEED THE FORT”: Help for local food banks; collection barrels for non-perishable food items placed throughout the campus at University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.; ends today; information, 399-7700, ext. 8001 or chuddleson@sf.edu.

FUNDRAISER FOR HAITIAN ORPHANAGE: Donations accepted for construction of new orphanage in Haiti; extended for the University of Saint Francis’ Formula for Life student group; ends in December; for donation, go to https://commerce.cashnet.com/sf-fw-in.

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