Fort Wayne –
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave.; 481-6826 for information.
Get Checking, today; free, call for times.
PRESCHOOLERS PROGRAM: Holiday Craft Parties, for ages 2 to 5; 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday; Salamonie Reservoir Interpretive Center, 9214 West Lost Bridge West, Andrews; $2 per child; 260-468-2127 to register.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginning Foxtrot; 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: Genealogy for Kids, 2 p.m. Tuesday; Totally Terrific Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Using OneNote in Your Genealogical Research, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room A; Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Children’s Services, registration required; CHI LEGO Club, 2 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday; Books-n-Bagels, 10 a.m. Friday; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.
ABOITE BRANCH: Cookbook Book Club, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Storytime with a Twist, preschoolers, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 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; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Family Fun Night: Winter Decorations, 7 p.m. today; Baby Steps: Toddler Time Storytime, plus puppets and games, ages 2 and 3 and caregivers, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays; Teen Thursday: Wii, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Born to Read, infants and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; Lunch and Lit Book Group, 1 p.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: After School Adventures: Native American Art, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Tuesdays with Stories, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Sometimes on Saturdays: Cooking School Goes No-Bake, 11 a.m. Saturday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Preschoolers: Counting Cookies, 7 p.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Paws to Read, read stories to trained reading 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: Storytimes for Preschoolers: C is for Cookie, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Holiday Bingo, for ages 11 to 6, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursday; Teen Thursdays: Game On, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Playstation Mania, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Paws to Read, children, read to trained reading dog, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Teen Café, 4 p.m. Fridays; Family Game Night, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.
SHAWNEE BRANCH: Computer Basics Class, 2 p.m. today; Born to Read Storytime, infants and toddlers, 10:30 and 11 a.m. Thursdays; Teen Thursday: Books & Bites, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Girls Read, 4 p.m. today; Bored? Games, 4 p.m. Tuesday; 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; Star Wars Pod Racing, 10 a.m. Saturday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Lego Club, 4 p.m. today; Kids Club: Let’s Play Holiday Bingo, 3 p.m. Wednesday; Smart Start Storytime, plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Movie Matinee: The Odd Life of Timothy Green, 12:30 p.m. Tuesday; Christmas Crafts from the Heart, 5 p.m. Tuesday; Power Point 101, 1:30 pm. Thursday; Movie: Ice Age, Continental Drift, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Wee Read: Baby Storytime, 10 a.m. Friday and Dec. 21; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Teen Movie: The Dark Knight Rises, 4 p.m. today; Santa Visits the Library, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; Movie: Arthur Christmas,3:45 p.m. Thursday; Wiggle Giggle, 10 a.m. Fridays through Dec. 28; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.
AARP: Program, AARP Tax-Aide; 2 p.m. Thursday; Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St.; free; 748-0274.
ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIANA: Program: How to Use the Family Search Website, presented by Dawne Slater-Putt; 7 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza; www.ACGSI.org for information.
APARTMENT ASSOCIATION OF FORT WAYNE-NE INDIANA INC.: Breakfast Connection; 8 a.m. Tuesday; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; $5; register, 482-2916 or www.aafw.org.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Board of Trustees meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Limberlost Public Library, Rome City. 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.
Club 159: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lutheran Hospital’s Lower Level Special Function Room, 7950 W. Washington Blvd.; 260-597-7216 for information.
Summit City Toastmasters, 7:30 a.m. Fridays; Better Business Bureau, 4011 Parnell Ave.; 918-2065 or www.SummitCityTM.org.
ZETA TAU ALPHA ALUMNAE CHAPTER OF FORT WAYNE: Christmas party, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Stuart Crockett-Akins’ home; bring $15 to $10 wrapped gift for exchange, also appetizer or dessert; directions, 436-4533.