Fort Wayne –
ALLEN COUNTY 4-H CLUB: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; 481-6826.
Dog obedience training, for grades 3 to 12, 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays beginning in March, advance registration required; $60.
APARTMENT ASSOCIATION OF FORT WAYNE-NE INDIANA: Mice, Birds and Bugs, 8:30 to 10:30 .m. Thursday, Leo Jehl Education Training Center, 3106 Lake Ave.; cost and to register, call 482-2916 or go to www.aafw.org.
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.
PET PARENTING: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive; free; no dogs, just owners; 427-5511 or email@example.com.
UNITED WAY OF ALLEN COUNTY AND THE NORTHEAST INDIANA CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL: Community Education classes, Your Lifestyle Matters; 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday; United Way of Allen County, 334 E. Berry St.; reservations, 482-5588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FORESTER SERIES: Guest speaker, Dr. Jean Bansemer, founder of My Web Writers; 7 p.m. Feb. 24; Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, Huntington; 260-359-4305.
IPFW LUNCHES WITH LEADERS: Evaluate presented by Tabitha Durham, executive director of Renaissance Pointe Family YMCA; noon; Walb Union, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; 481-6883.
IPFW UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: Hyphenated Americans: Immigration and American Identity; 7 p.m. Tuesday; Walb Student Union Ballroom; 481-0509 for information.
IPFW OMNIBUS SERIES: Naomi Tutu, human rights advocate; Thursday; IPFW, Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free tickets; 481-6808 or ipfw.edu/box-office.
INDIANA TECH: Guest speaker, David Christof, philanthropist athlete for the cause of safe drinking water; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Magee-O’Connor Theater, Andorfer Commons, Indiana Tech, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.; free; 422-5561.
TAPESTRY: A DAY FOR YOU: Keynote speaker, actress and author Sissy Spacek, (My Extraordinary Ordinary Life); April 26; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $65 a person, tickets on sale beginning Friday; to register, go to ipfw.edu/tapestry.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginning Tango; 7 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.
AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Beginner group class, 7:45 p.m. Thursday; 2789 Maplecrest Road; $7; 267-9850.
AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Group class; 8 p.m. Friday, 6041 N. Clinton St., $5; 480-7070.
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: Great Books Homeschool Book Club, 2 p.m. today; Write Away, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 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; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.
ABOITE BRANCH: Paws to Read, read stories to trained reading dogs, 6:30 p.m. Mondays; Born to Read Babies and Books, infants to age 24 months and adult, 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Ease into e-Books, 7 p.m. Wednesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: 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; Baby Steps Storytime, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Born to Read Babies and Books Storytime, plus puppets, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Mondays; Family Fun Night: Observation Drawing, 7 p.m. today; Teen Thursday: Ductigami, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Paws to Read, 4 p.m. Mondays; Born to Read, infants and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: After School Adventures: LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Tuesdays with Stories, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Preschoolers: Show Me Those Pearly Whites, 7 p.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Paws to Read, 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: Building Brains LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Smart Start Storytime: M is for Monster, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Those Witty Brits, book club, 7 p.m. Wednesday; 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: Open Laptop Lab for Adults, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; Wacky Wednesday, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Paws to Read, 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: Teen Thursday: Mango Supreme, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Bookflix, for ages 6 to 14, 4 p.m. today; LEGO Maniacs, 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; Ease into eBooks, 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday; 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; Monopoly Tournament, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn; 421-1370.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Teen Scene, Fun Size, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Alcohol Ink Coasters, 5 p.m. Thursday, $3 for materials; Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday, $2 fee; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: LEGO Time, 3:45 p.m. Thursday; Teen Movie: Fun Size, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Adult Lunchtime Matinee: Think Like a Man, noon Wednesday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
WARSAW COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: How to Use a Deli Chicken; 6 p.m. Thursday; 310 E. Main St., Warsaw, registration, 574-267-6011.
AARP: Chapter 187; guest speaker, Roseann Coomer of the Allen County Public Library; 2 p.m. Thursday; Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1953: Regular meeting; 1 p.m. Wednesday; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; 747-5646 for information.
FORT WAYNE WOMEN’S MIDDAY CONNECTION: Meeting, Feb. 26; Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road; $15.50 inclusive; meeting, Dan Ross from ARCH United Community Development; no cost child care provided; all women welcome; reservations due by Tuesday, 672-3414.
GENEALOGY COMPUTER USERS GROUP: Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room B, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; visitors welcome.
NOBLE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE: Kick-off event; 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Noble County Public Library, Albion; 260-471-3911.
NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: General meeting; 7 p.m. today, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave.; Julie Sanchez will speak on 311 system, Tim Allen director, and Aaron Ginder, corporal on 911, and Mike Green, county public information director, on FamilyWize prescription drug program.
PHEASANTS FOREVER: Banquet; doors open at 4 p.m. Saturday; World War II Museum, Auburn; $55 per person or $88 per couple; registration, 260-238-4853 or www.nein182.pheasantsforever.org.
VAN WERT-PAULDING COUNTY ALUMNI CLUB: Tailgate party; Sunday; Fricker’s, Van Wert, Ohio; free.
BROWN BAG LUNCH: Benefits SCAN; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 20; accepting orders from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; $9 for Casaburo pasta and meatballs lunch with side salad, $7 for large Casaburo salad lunch; 750-8032 or 750-8033.
A TASTE OF FORT WAYNE SISTER CITIES: Dinner and gala benefit; registration, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Holiday Inn at IPFW, 4111 Paul Shaffer Drive; $50 a person advance, $55 a person a the door; email@example.com.
FOR LOVE OF A PEOPLE’S HISTORY: Benefit for TRIAAC; dessert bar and wine tasting; 7 to 10 p.m. Friday; Historic Lincoln National Tower Bank Lobby, 116 E. Berry St.; tickets, $20 to $15; www.brownpapertickets.com.
DESIGN ON LIFE: Auction for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana; 6:30 p.m. Saturday; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $50; www.cancer-services.org.
HAWAII FIVE-O BASH: Benefits Monroeville EMS; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday; Hoagland Hayloft, 15112 Brunson Road; $60 for 2 people; tickets, 623-3027 or 446-7240.