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Feature calendars

  • Art
    All weekend – “SOCA STUDENT EXHIBITION” – Ends April 27; Weatherhead Gallery, Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.; free; 260-399-8064.
  • Arts Update
    AT THE LIBRARY: •“You’re a Writer, So Write” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. •“Art for Home Schoolers, Teens” will be at 10:30 a.m.
  • Out & About
    BOOKSMONDAY Children’s Book Character Fair – 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 26; USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; free if registered by Monday, $5 per family at the door; 399-7700, ext. 8405.



HISTORY CENTER: George R. Mather Lecture Series; guest speaker, Colin Macqueen, director of technology at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas; 2 p.m. Sunday; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; free and open to the public; 426-2882 or


Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www.




us, for information on activities or branches not listed. The main library and all branches will be closed at 5 p.m. today and Tuesday for the holidays.

MONROEVILLE BRANCH: “Model Train Demonstration 2012,” 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 31; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Closed at 4 p.m. today and Tuesday for the holidays; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Closed at 4 p.m. today and Tuesday for the holidays; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.


“Recycle Those Old Household Items”: Sponsored by Recycle Force of Indianapolis; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Kendallville Public Library, Kendallville; $10 donation for CRT televisions and monitors, $20 donation for appliances with freon; for information, go to


“Animal Enrichment Day”: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday; Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, Albion; $8 ages 10 and older, $7 ages 3 to 9, free to ages 2 and younger; list of requested items at; 260-636-7383.