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    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.
  • Out and about
    BOOKS TODAY Lee Strobel – Author of “The Ambition” and “The Case for Christ Study Bible”; 5 to 9 p.m.
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The exhibit “Valentine Hearts” is on display at the Orchard Gallery of Fine Art.


All weekend – “REGIONAL UNIVERSITY EXHIBITION” – Ends Feb. 27; Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; hours, 424-7195 or

All weekend – “PHOTOGRAPHS” – Works of Fort Wayne Photographers Club members and ACPL Teen Photo Contest; ends Feb. 24; Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; call for hours, 421-1200,

All weekend – “FACES OF HAITI” – Photographs by Rebekah Hubley; ends Wednesday; Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington; free; 260-359-4331.

All weekend – “ CELEBRITY PORTRAITS IN OILS BY DAN GAGEN & CELEBRITY INSPIRED SHOE OIL PANTINGS BY JAN MCMURTY ARNOLD” AND “VALENTINE HEARTS” – Ends Feb. 27; The Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, 6312 Covington Road; free; 436-0927.

All weekend – “AMERICAN TAPESTRY BIENNIAL 9” – Ends Thursday; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.; 422-6467.

All weekend PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELLEN DUVALL – Ends Feb. 28; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; hours, 373-0505 or

Today and Sunday – “THE KEFFER COLLECTION” – Ends March 8, Gallery G; Manchester University, North Manchester; hours, 260-982-5334.

Today and Saturday – “VALENTINE’S SHOW” – Ends March 16; Castle Gallery, 1202 W. Wayne St.; hours, 426-6568 or

Today – “LINDA HALL AND ANNETTE COSGROVE, OILS” – Ends Feb. 28; Aldersgate Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road; 432-1524.

Today – “JENNIFER PARKS, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Townhouse Retirement Center Library, 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 483-3116.

Today – “LINDA BINEK, WATER MEDIA, AND DICK HEFFELFINGER, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; ResCare Adult Day Service, 3711 Rupp Drive, Suite 106, Triangle Park; hours, 483-2888.

Today “JENNIFER PARKS, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Allen County Retinal Surgeons, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hours, 436-2181.

Today – “ELIZABETH ENGLISH AND DONI ADAM, OILS” – Ends Feb. 28; Rehabilitation Hospital, Lutheran Campus, 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd., hours, 453-6100.

Today “JOHN KELTY, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road; 435-3222.

Today “KAREN BIXLER, ACRYLICS, AND TONI MURRAY, WATERCOLORS” – Ends Feb. 28; Will Jewelers, 10146 Maysville Road; for exhibit information, call 493-2026.

Today – “PAINTINGS BY SANDRA BONNER-ROBINSON” – Ends March 19; Café Verde, Ivy Tech Community College, 1800 N. Anthony Blvd.; 482-9171.

Today WORKS OF CAROLYN STACHERA” – Ends Feb. 28; Window Garden Café, 110 E. Wayne St.

Today – “WORKS OF ROBERT VEGELER AND CHERI DROEGE” – Ends Feb. 28; Citizens Square, 200 Wayne St.; 427-2763.

Today – “REGIONAL UNIVERSITY EXHIBITION” – Plastic Fantastic Toy Camera Extravaganza!; ends Feb. 27; Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; 424-7195.

Saturday and Sunday – “FIGURATIVE CERAMICS: LISA CLAGUE, NANCY KUBALE AND DIANA FARFAN” – Ends Sunday; also “Karen McArdle Retrospective,” ends March 29; Weatherhead Gallery, University of Saint Francis, Mimi and Ian Rolland Visual Communication Center, 2701 Spring St.; 672-8390.

Sunday – “RECENT DIRECTIONS” – Ceramics by Gregg Luginbuhl, ends March 4; Hershberger Art Gallery; also “Heritage Works” by Art Abner Hershberger, Goshen College professor emeritus, ends March 28, Good Library Gallery; Goshen College, Goshen; free; 574-535-7572.

Sunday – PAINTINGS AND POTTERY – Works of Penny French-Deal and Linn Bartling; ends March 31; Langhinrichs Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 5310 Old Mill Road; hours, 744-1867.