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    COMEDY TODAY AND SATURDAY Eddie Clark and Carmen Morales – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.
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COMMUNITY UPDATE

Lectures/Forums

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Lincoln at the Library” presented by Sara Gabbard, executive director of the Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana; 2 p.m. Sunday; Meeting Room A and B, 900 Library Plaza; 421-1266.

IPFW: “Reloading the Canon: Literature as a Weapon in the Prelude to the Holocaust,” presented by Lee M. Roberts, associate professor of German studies at IPFW; 7:30 p.m. Thursday; Congregation Achduth Vesholom, 5200 Old Mill Road; 744-4245.

INDIANA TECH: Author Ken Futch (“Take Your Best Shot”), president of Ken Futch and Associates, guest speaker; 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Magee-O’Connor Theater, Andorfer Commons, Indiana Tech, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.; free; IndianaTech.edu.

IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE: “The 3 R’s of Linkedln: A Formula for Making the Most of Your Time,” noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, Room 1640, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., free, 481-4118; “Hate Crimes and the LGBT Community: Connecting Federal and Local Responses,” 1 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Ivy Tech South Campus, 7602 Patriot Crossing, 482-9171 ext. 2581.

Library

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: “Author’s Fair,” featuring David Sowards, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday; “Homeschool Happenings,” turkey trivia, bring a food donation for local food bank, 1 p.m. Thursday; “Poetry with Curtis Crisler,” 7 p.m. Thursday, registration required; “Afterschool Code Club,” 1 p.m. Tuesday; “Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups,” 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Children’s Services (registration required); “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.

ABOITE BRANCH: “Born to Read: Babies and Books” plus games (infants to age 24 months with adult), 10:30 a.m. today; “Smart Start Storytime” (ages 3 to 5 with adult), 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.

DUPONT BRANCH: “Born to Read Storytime,” 10:15 a.m. (lap-sitters) and 10:45 a.m. (walkers up to 24 months) today; “Ants in Your Pants” (preschoolers), 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.

GEORGETOWN BRANCH: “Family Fun Night: Finger Painting,” 7 p.m. today; “LEGO Club,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; “Teen Thursday: Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.

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

HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: “Tuesdays with Stories: King Tut,” 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays; “Smart Start Storytime” (ages 3 to 5 with adult), 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; “Sometimes on Saturdays: Techno Builders,” 11 a.m. Saturday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.

LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: “Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Things that Climb,” 7 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; “Paws to Read,” children read to trained reading dogs, 6 p.m. Mondays; 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: Hurray for Hats,” 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; “Teen Thursdays: MineCraft Craftiness,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.

PONTIAC BRANCH: “Fall Author Fair,” 6 p.m. Tuesday; “Paws to Read,” 5 p.m. Thursday; “Smart Start Storytime,” preschoolers and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Friday; “Family Game Night,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.

SHAWNEE BRANCH: “LEGO Club,” 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; “Born to Read Storytime,” infants and toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; “Teen Thursday: Games Day,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.

TECUMSEH BRANCH: Grand opening for Early Learning Center, 11 a.m. Saturday; “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.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Design Cards with Microsoft Office Word,” 1 p.m. Monday or 6 p.m. Tuesday, registration required; “iPad App Pack,” 7 p.m. Thursday; “Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament,” 10 a.m. Saturday, $2 or $5 including deck of cards; “Now You’re Cookin’: What a Hoot,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.

PEABODY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Teen Model Contest” for grades 6 to 12, ends Nov. 11, online voting; “Tax Seminar,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday; “Dark City Film Noir: On Dangerous Ground,” 7 p.m. Saturday; Columbia City; 260-244-5541 or ppl.lib.in.us.

Organizations

APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: “Ask the Appraiser” presented by Donna Kooistra, AQS certified quilt appraiser; social time, 6:30 p.m., meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, The Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road; www.appleseedquiltersguild.com.

DISORDERLY BEAR DEN: Monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; 409-9886 or email tdbear7@comcast.net.

FORT WAYNE INVENTOR’S CLUB: 2 p.m. Saturday; Pizza Hut, 3820 E. State Blvd.; public welcome, free; 466-7655 or fortwayneinventors.wordpress.com.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Lunch and social hour after 10 a.m. meeting Saturday; Eagles No. 248, 4940 Bluffton Road; spouses, friends welcome; 485-7627.

Fundraisers

FORT WAYNE TRAILS FUNDRAISER: Tuesday; Burger King, 1826 Bluffton Road; donating 20 percent of sales for the day with benefit voucher; 415-7741 or cgarrison@kingstonhealthcare.com.

GIRLS ON THE RUN OF ALLEN COUNTY: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday; Two EE’s Winery, 6808 N. U.S. 24 E., Huntington; $35; www.eventbee.com/v/fallfunforgirlsontherun.

SHOP TIL YOU DROP: 2 to 5 p.m. Friday; The Towne House Retirement Community, 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 969-8010.

“FOREVER LEARNING”: Benefits Wellspring Interfaith Social Services; 6:30 p.m. Saturday; Courtyard by Marriott, 1150 S. Harrison St.; $100 per person; www.wellspringinterfaith.org.

CAT WALK “WILD INDIA”: Benefits Allen County SPCA; 5 p.m. Saturday; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $80, includes dinner; 744-0454.

PANCAKES FOR PANCREATIC CANCER: 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday; VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St.; $5 adults, $3 children, $10 all-you-can-eat; 436-5139.

CRAFT SHOW AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Monson Chapel United Methodist Church, 12220 Lower Huntington Road; lunch and photos with Santa, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 672-3036.

BISHOP DWENGER CRAFT FAIR: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 1300 E. Washington Center Road; 482-1022.

BOTH HANDS FOUNDATION: Businesses and individuals may donate supplies for maintenance and repairs to home of Lora Johnson, Fort Wayne; Sunday; work will be done by Luke and Christy Stoffel; for information, 260-403-7210 or whitney.wassell@gmail.com. To donate to the Stoffel’s adoption effort, to go www.bothhands.org/luke-and-christy.

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