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Feature calendars

  • 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.

What’s going on


Ice skating – 1 to 8 p.m.; Headwaters Park; $5 ages 14 and older, $3 ages 13 and younger, $2 skate rental; free parking and spectators; free to ages 13 and younger every Wednesday through Feb. 27, must pay skate rental; 422-7625 or Ends March 4.

“Lights of Love Memorial” – Sponsored by Erin’s House; 5 to 8 p.m., except Thanksgiving; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; free; 423-2466. Ends Nov. 28.

Festival of Gingerbread – Sneak peek of houses, 5 to 9 p.m.; The History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; cost, 426-2882, ext. 306, or www.fwhistorycenter. com. Ends Dec. 9.

Festival of Trees – 6 to 9 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $7 adults, $3 ages 12 and younger; 424-5665. Ends Nov. 28.

AWS Fantasy of Lights – 6 to 9 p.m.; Franke Park; $5 per car, $10 passenger vans, $25 buses and trolleys; $30 horse and carriage rides available on weekends, for reservations, call 260-691-3780. For information, 744-6145, ext. 2230. Ends Dec. 31.

Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony – 5:45 p.m., Aunt Millie’s Northern Lights, Pearl Street; 6 p.m., Community Center Santa’s Workshop at Main Street and History Center turret lighting, Barr Street; 6:15 p.m., Santa and his Reindeer, PNC, corner of Main and Calhoun streets; 6:45 p.m., Wells Fargo holiday display and Indiana Michigan Power wreath, Wayne and Calhoun streets; 7:15 p.m., Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory displays and animated holiday windows at Embassy Theatre, Harrison Street; 7:45 p.m., Parkview Field fireworks;

Santa’s Workshop – 4 to 7:30 p.m.; crafts, refreshments, movies, holiday gifts; Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; free; 427-6460.



Adam Strack and Matt Kempf – 7 p.m.; 469 Sports and Spirits, 1324 Minnich Road, New Haven; no cover; 749-7207 or


Marshall Law – 9 p.m.; Eagles, Kendallville.


Todd Harrold Band – 9 p.m.; 4D’s Bar & Grill, 1820 Dupont Road; call for price information, 490-6488.


The Freak Brothers – 10 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; $5 cover, 422-5055.

Rock N Roll

The Remnants – 8 p.m.; Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aire 248, 4940 Bluffton Road; no cover, open to the public; 478-2481.


Chris Worth – 9 p.m.; Jimmy’s on James, Lake James; no cover; 260-833-9676.

Bonafide – 8 and 10 p.m.; Fatboyz, 609 W. Lincolnway, Ligonier; no cover; 260-894-1664.

Good Night Gracie – Duty’s Buckets, 6282 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; time, 459-1352.

Juke Joint Jive – 9 p.m.; American Legion, 205 Ley St., Avilla; 260-409-6415.

“The Dueling Keyboard Boys” Paul and Brian – 8:30 p.m.; Club Paradise, 3861 N. Bay View Road, Angola; no cover; 260-833-7082.

The J Taylors – 9 p.m.; Draft Horse Saloon, 9475 Indiana 120 W., Orland; no cover; 260-829-6465.