Fort Wayne –
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 www.aarp.org/taxaide.
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 www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.
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 www.sciencecentral.org.
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: 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 www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
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 www.acgsi.org.
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 fortwayneinventors.wordpress.com.
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; www.whitleycountypatriots.org.