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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

What’s Going On



Jason Simon & Friends – Emerging artist recital; 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students, free ages 10 and younger; 481-6059.

Fort Wayne Area Community Band – 8 p.m.; Foellinger Theatre, Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd.; free; 427-6000.


TinCaps Baseball – vs. Lake County Captains; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; $10 to $5; 482-6400 or


“Half-Stitched, the Musical” – 4 p.m.; Blue Gate Theater, Shipshewana; tickets, Ends July 27.

“Shrek, the Musical” – 7 p.m.; Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw; $33 adults, $25 seniors, $19 students, $15 ages 12 and younger; 574-267-8041 or www.


.com. Ends Saturday.

“Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody” – 7:30 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $38; 1-800-745-3000.


Paulding County Fair – 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; events, 419-399-5215 or Ends Saturday.

Storytelling Festival – Readings, poetry and stories; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Unity Spiritual Center, 3232 Crescent Ave.;

Cruise Night – 6 to 8:30 p.m.; music; Empire Street, Montpelier, Ohio; 419-485-8581 or Also June 25, July 9 and 23 and Aug. 13.

MD & Me: Walk-n-Learn – “Understanding Your Thyroid” by Dr. Angela LaSalle; 6 to 7 p.m., register at 5:45 p.m.; Salomon Farm Park Old Barn, 817 W. Dupont Road; in case of inclement weather, meet at Parkview YMCA, 10001 Dawsons Creek Blvd.; 1-855-637-0010 or

Trek the Trails – Nine-mile bike ride, trail mixer and one- to two-mile walk; 6 p.m.; Foster Park Trailhead, meet at trailhead parking lot at the end of the main park drive near Pavilion One, near 3900 Old Mill Road; free; 427-6051.

Fort Wayne Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m.; Parkview Regional Medical Center campus; Ends Aug. 27.

Farmers Market at the TowneHouse – 3 to 6 p.m.; 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 969-7088.