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Feature calendars

  • Seniors
    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.
  • Community Update
    CampsPARKVIEW FAMILY CHEERLEADING CAMP: For ages first through eighth grade; begins Tuesday; Parkview Family YMCA, 10001 Dawsons Creek Blvd.; $60 YMCA members, $70 non-members; 432-8953 or www.fwymca.
  • TARGETED TRAVEL
    MUSEUM VISIT: Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation is organizing a trip to the Cincinnati Museum Center on Aug. 9 to see the “Diana, Princess of Wales” traveling exhibit.
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COMMUNITY UPDATE

Classes

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

•“Market Ready” Workshop, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday; $60 a person and $30 for each additional person; lunch will be served; reservations required.

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.

“HOME BUYER EDUCATION”: Sponsored by Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; Red Cross Meeting Room B, 1212 E. California Road; free; registration required; 427-1127.

Dance lessons

RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginning Merengue; 8 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.

AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Bachata group class, 7 p.m. Friday; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $12 drop-in; 480-7070.

AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Group class; 8 p.m. Friday; 6041 N. Clinton St.; call for price information, 480-7070.

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:“Science Explorers: Kitchen Science,” 2 p.m. Tuesday; “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; “Movie Night at the Library,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.

PONTIAC BRANCH: “Open Laptop Lab for Adults,” 3 p.m. Saturday; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.

SHAWNEE BRANCH: “Yoga for Kids,” 11 a.m. Saturday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.

WAYNEDALE BRANCH: “Risk Tournament,” 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Holiday Book Boutique,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Main Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington, 260-356-2900.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Novel Conversation,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday; “Disney Movie, Brave,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; “Anime Day,” 5 p.m. Friday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Intermediate Word,” 10 a.m. today; “The Coupon Group,” 6 p.m. today; “Marbled Paper Creations,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.

WARSAW COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Economic Update with Safe Money Options”; 6 p.m. Thursday; 310 E. Main St., Warsaw, reservations, 574-267-6011.

Organizations

COMMUNITY FRIENDS OF WOMEN’S STUDIES: Annual meeting; 7 to 10 p.m. Friday; Arlington Park Clubhouse, 4630 W. Arlington Park Blvd.; free; reservations, 748-8364.

DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: Wednesday; 11:30 a.m. lunch, program at noon; VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St.; 422-8572.

MENSA: Admissions exam; 9:30 a.m. Saturday, University of Saint Francis, Doermer Building, Room 166, 2701 Spring St.; $40 fee and photo identification; open to ages 14 and older; for information, 710-0030 or danswissmr@aol.com.

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; 348-7439.

•Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. Monday; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.

•Club 159: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lutheran Hospital’s Lower Level Special Function Room, 7950 W. Washington Blvd.; 597-7216 for information.

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

Fundraisers

TOY DRIVE: For less fortunate children in the community; through the middle of December; drop boxes for new and unwrapped presents at area Menards stores; 715-876-4086 or jabbott@menard-inc.com.

JA ONLINE AUCTION: Ends 8 p.m. Tuesday; bid on theatre tickets, jewelry, dinner gift cards, sports tickets, massage packages; www.jani.org/events/online-auction.

“SOCKS FOR SENIORS”: Collection site, Bearcreek Farms, Bryant, and Richards Restaurants; 260-997-6822 or www.socksforseniors.com.

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