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  • what's going on
    ComedyJohn Evans and Nate Weatherup – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.MiscellaneousHarlan Days – Parade, basketball tournament, carnival rides, crafts, food ...
  • what's going on
    Comedy John Evans and Nate Weatherup – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.
  • Seniors
    COMMUNITY CENTER: Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.; $1 drop-in fee; call for information, 427-6460. •Foot care clinic, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.



AARP TAX LAW TRAINING FOR 2013 RETURNS: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today to Wednesday; IVTC, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; free; 485-3208 or

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

•“Slow Cooking at Its Best,” 1 p.m. Thursday

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS: Ten-week class for grades 4 to 12; 22 rifle; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Jan. 15; Concordia High School Shooting Range, Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive ; $50 per child; paid registration due by Tuesday; 481-6826 or

R.E.A.L. IMPACT TRAINING GROUP: Ten-week Mastermind Group study on “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership”; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning this Tuesday; Inspiration Ministries, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; free; 260-333-6707.

SCIENCE CENTRAL: “Half-Pint Science,” 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, $12 non-members, $8 members; “Afternoon Science,” program for home school students, 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday; 1950 N. Clinton St.; advance registration is required; 424-2400 or


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

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Net Treats,” 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room A; “Code Club,” 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in Young Adults’ Services; “Ballet Dreams Storytime,” 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday, Children’s Services; “Mock Caldecott Election,” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, “Mock Newbery Discussion and Election,” 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday; “SciFi Club,” 7 p.m. Thursday in Young Adults’ Services; “Books-n-Bagels,” 10 a.m. Friday, Young Adult Services; 900 Library Plaza.

ABOITE BRANCH: “Paws to Read” (children read stories to trained reading dogs), 6:30 p.m. today; “You Name It Book Club,” 7 p.m. today; “Cookbook Book Club,” 2 p.m. Wednesday; 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; “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,” 10:15 and 11 a.m. today; “Family Fun Night: Toy Swap,” 7 p.m. today; “Teen Thursday: Team Charades,” 4 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.

GRABILL BRANCH: “Paws to Read” (children read to trained reading dog), 4 p.m. today; “Born to Read” (infants with caregivers), 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.

HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: “Internet Basics for Beginners,” 1 p.m. Tuesday; “Tuesdays with Stories,” 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays; “After School Adventures,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; “Novel Ideas,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.

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

MONROEVILLE BRANCH: “Model trains at Monroeville,” ends Jan. 31; “Smart Start Storytime,” 3:30 p.m. toda; “LEGO Mania,” 6:30 p.m. today; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.

NEW HAVEN BRANCH: “Teen Thursdays: LEGO Stop Motion Animation,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; “Smart Start Storytime: C is for It’s Cold Outside,” ages 3 to 5 with adult, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; “Babies and Books”(infants to 24 months with parent/caregiver), 10:30 a.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.

PONTIAC BRANCH: “Paws to Read” (children read to trained reading dog), 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 p.m. Tuesday; “Born to Read Storytime” (infants and toddlers), 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; “Teen Thursday: Books & Bites,” 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.

TECUMSEH BRANCH: “Bookflix” (books, movies, pizza for ages 6 to 14), 4 p.m. today; “Bored? Games,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; “TEC Teens,” 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; “Bella’s Book Club” (supernatural books for ages 15 to 18), 3:30 p.m. Thursday; “Wondertots,” 10:30 a.m. Thursday; 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. Tuesday; “Saturday Game Challenge: Farkle,” 10 p.m. Saturday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.

WOODBURN BRANCH: “Kids Club: The Snowmen are Here,” 4 p.m. Wednesday; “Smart Start Storytime” plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; “Stuffed Animal Sleep Over,” Friday; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: “Free Tech Day,” 4 to 8 p.m. today; Main Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington, registration required, 260-356-2900.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Adult Winter Reading Program, today through March 29, call library for information; “Teen Movie Night, Fast and Furious 6,” 4 p.m. Tuesday; “LEGO Club,” 3:30 p.m. today; “Creative Writing Workshop Series,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, for ages 18 and older; “Résumé Workshop,” 5 p.m. Wednesday; “Wiggle Giggle,” 6 p.m. Wednesday; “Thursday Thing: Despicable Me 2,” movie, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; “Electronics Recycling Event,” charges for some items, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Adult Winter Reading Program, today through March 29, call library for information; “Minion Mania,” 4 p.m. Wednesday; “Despicable Me 2,” movie, 4 p.m. Thursday; “Family Game Night,” 6 p.m. Thursday; “Teen Movie: Fast and Furious 6,” 4 p.m. Friday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.


ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: Program: “Find-A-Grave” website for family history research; 7 p.m. Wednesday; Meeting Room A, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; visitors welcome; info at

FORT WAYNE DUPONT LIONS CLUB: Meeting; 7:45 a.m. Wednesday; Willies Cozy Nook, 2896 E. Dupont Road; 410-439-0885.

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

INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION – RETIRED: Noon Thursday; Atz Ice Cream Shoppe South, 211 E. Tillman Road; presentation by Karen Francisco, Editorial Page Editor of The Journal Gazette; spouses and guests welcome; for reservations, 436-2326.

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

WHITLEY COUNTY PATRIOTS: Presentation: Affordable Care Act; 7 p.m. Tuesday; Church of the Nazarene, 506 N. Main St., Columbia City;