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    Comedy Stewart Huff and Brad Wenzel – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.
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    Miscellaneous Old Fort Cluster Dog Shows – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free admission, $5 parking; Ends Nov.



“CRITTER LOVERS” KIDS DAY CAMP: For ages 11 to 7; 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; Salamonie Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; $50 per child for three days or $20 per child for one or two days; park entry fee applies; 260-468-2127 or


ALLEN COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave. unless otherwise specified; 481-6826 for registration.

•“Get Checking Workshop,” 5:50 to 9:30 p.m. Monday; free.

FAST DEFENSE EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS: Presented by Bill Kipp, former Marine; Living Arts, 124 W. Van Buren St., Columbia City; to register, 574-269-7209.

•“Stop Bullies FAST,” for ages 6 to 12, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, $49.

•“Stop Assault FAST,” for ages 13 and older; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, $65.

NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION: “Jakes” youth trap and shoot for ages 10 to 17; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Izaak Walton League of America, 17100 Griffin Road, Huntertown; free; advance registration required,

Dance lessons

RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginning foxtrot; 7 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.

AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Beginner group class, 7:45 p.m. Thursday; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $7; 480-7070.

AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Group class; 8 p.m. Friday, 6041 N. Clinton St., $5; 480-7070.


Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or, for information on activities or branches not listed.

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Back to School, Library Orientation for Homeschoolers,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; “Chi LEGO Club,” 2 p.m. Wednesday, Children’s Services; “This Book Club Needs No Name,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Young Adults’ Services; “Books-n-Bagels,” 10 a.m. Friday, Young Adult Services; “Toddler Storytime” (stories and activities for ages 18 months to 3 years and parents/caregivers), 10:30 and 11 a.m. Friday in Children’s Services; 900 Library Plaza.

DUPONT BRANCH: “Born to Read Storytime,” 10:15 a.m. (lap-sitters) and 10:45 a.m. (walkers up to 24 months) today; “Storytime with a Twist” (preschoolers), 1:30 p.m. Tuesday; “Paws to Read,” childrem read to trained dogs, 4 p.m. Wednesdays; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.

GEORGETOWN BRANCH: “Baby Steps: Toddler Time Storytime” plus puppets and games (ages 2 and 3 with parent/caregiver), 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; “LEGO Club,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; “Teen Thursday: Games Unplugged,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.

GRABILL BRANCH: “Monday Night Book Discussion Group,” 7 p.m. today; “Born to Read” (infants with caregivers), 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; “Smart Start Storytime” (preschoolers with adult), 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.

LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: “Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Shadows,” 7 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.

MONROEVILLE BRANCH: “Smart Start Storytime,” 3:30 p.m. today; “LEGO Mania,” 6:30 p.m. today; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.

NEW HAVEN BRANCH: “Family Storytime: T is for Turtles,” 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.

PONTIAC BRANCH: “Paws to Read,” children read to trained dogs, 5 p.m. Thursday; “Smart Start Storytime” (preschoolers and caregivers), 10:30 a.m. Friday; “Family Game Day,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.

SHAWNEE BRANCH: “Born to Read Storytime” (infants and toddlers), 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.

TECUMSEH BRANCH: “Bookflix” (books, movies, pizza for ages 6 to 14), 4 p.m. today; “Dead Authors Books Club,” 7:30 p.m. today; “Smart Start Storytime” with early literacy games and crafts (preschoolers), 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; “LEGO Maniacs,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; “TEC Teens,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 1411 E. State Blvd.; 421-1360.

WAYNEDALE BRANCH: “Smart Start Storytime,” 10:30 a.m. today and Tuesday; “Born to Read Storytime,” 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.

WOODBURN BRANCH: “Smart Start Storytime” plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Pajama Story Times,” for ages 3 to 7, 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 20, registration required; Main Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington, 260-356-2900. “The City of Ember,” science fiction film, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Markle Branch Library, Markle, reservations, 260-758-3332.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: “iPad App Pack,” 7 p.m. Thursdays; “Half Price Summer Clearance Book Sale,” 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday; “Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament,” 10 a.m. Saturday, $2 or $5 including deck of cards; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: “American Sign Language Course,” 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 26, $5 refundable registration fee; “Summer LEGO Quest,” 2 p.m. today; “Games and Crafts,” 2 p.m. Wednesday; “Create with Chalk,” 1 p.m. Tuesday; “Children’s Music and Movement,” 10 a.m. Wednesday; “Children’s Cinema,” 1 p.m. Friday; “Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament,” 2 p.m. Wednesday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.


FORT WAYNE INVENTOR’S CLUB: 2 p.m. Saturday; Meeting Room B, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; public welcome, free; 466-7655 or

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Lunch and social hour after 10 a.m. meeting Saturday; Eagles 248, 4940 Bluffton Road; VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St.; spouses, friends welcome; 485-7627.