Fort Wayne –
ALLEN COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave. unless otherwise specified; 481-6826 for information and registration.
Gourmet Appetizers, 7 p.m. today, $5.
FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: For information and registration, visit Anthis Career Center at 1200 Barr St., call 467-1075 or check www.fortwayneschools.org.
IPFW: Division of Continuing Studies; 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; to register for the following courses, call 481-6619 or go to learn.ipfw.edu.
Nature Photography: Basic Techniques, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays beginning today through April 28; $224.
NATURE CLASS FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Ready? Set? Recycle!, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Salamonie Interpretive Center, Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, 9214 West-Lost Bridge West, Andrews; $2 per child with adult; to register, call 260-468-2127.
FORESTER SERIES: When Image is Everything: The Vice of Vainglory presented by Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Zurcher Auditorium, Merillat Centre for the Arts, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave., Huntington; free; 260-359-4305.
HUMANITIES SYMPOSIA LECTURE: The Women in Braintree: The Little Known Life of Abigail Adams by Lou Ann Homan, adjunct faculty member; 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Wells Theater, Taylor Hall, Trine University, Angola; free; 260-665-4102.
YWCA DIVERSITY DIALOGUE: A Give and Take on Race; noon Wednesday; 1610 Spy Run Ave.; reservations, 424-4908 ext. 254.
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: Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Children’s Services, registration required; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10 a.m. Friday in Children’s Services; Movie Night at the Library, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Theater Lower Level 2; Library Last Saturdays, make and fly kites, 2 p.m. Saturday; 900 Library Plaza.
ABOITE BRANCH: Born to Read: Babies and Books, infants to age 24 months with adult, 10:30 a.m. today; PAWS to Read, children read to trained dog, 6:30 p.m. today; Choose Your Own Book Club, 7 p.m. Thursday; Aboite Branch Adult Book Group: Death Comes to Pemberley’ by P.D. James, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Baby Steps Storytime, 2-year-olds, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; Ants in Your Pants, preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Family Fun Night: Sticker Party, 7 p.m. today; Toddler Time Storytime, ages 2 and 3 with adult, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; Teen Thursday: Minute to Win It, 4 p.m. Thursday; 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: PAWS to Read, children read to trained dog, 4 p.m. today; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers with adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Tuesdays with Stories: Corn Dogs, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; After School Adventures, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Social Science Sleuths, 10:30 a.m. today; Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Does It Feel Like Spring Yet, 7 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; PAWS to Read, 6 p.m. today; Babies and Books, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.
MONROEVILLE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, 3:30 p.m. today; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime: H is for Hatch, 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; Teen Thursday: I Can Almost Taste It, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: PAWS to Read, children read to trained dog, 5 p.m. Thursday; Family Game Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Talk It Up Book Club, 5 p.m. Tuesday; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.
SHAWNEE BRANCH: Internet Basics Class, 2 p.m. today; PAWS to Read, children read to trained dog, 4 p.m. today; Teen Thursdays: Electronic Mayhem, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: That’s So Random, 4 p.m. today; Bored? Games, 4 p.m. Tuesday; TEC Teens, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 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; LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Friday; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: LEGO Club, 4 p.m. today; Creative Writing Workshop Series, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Book A Librarian, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday; Preschool Storytime: Farm, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Art, 6 p.m. Wednesday, registration required; iPad App Pack, 7 p.m. Thursday; Science Central After School Enrichment, 4 p.m. Thursday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Adult Lunchtime Matinee: The Wolf of Wall Street’, noon Wednesday, bring sack lunch; Whatever Wednesdays, 3:45 p.m. Wednesday; Limberlost Coupon Club, 1 p.m. today; Be Jeweled, 4:15 p.m. Thursday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
WARSAW COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Consumer Lending, presented by James Tague, vice president of Consumer Lending, 6:30 p.m. today; 310 E. Main St., Warsaw, to register, call 574-267-6011.
ALLEN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, program begins at noon; Atz Ice Cream Shoppe South, 211 E. Tillman Road; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
B.S.R. (Beyond the Scope of Reality) PARANORMAL: Monthly meeting and hunt; Saturday, dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by meeting at 7 p.m.; PACE Amish Buffet, 3330 Coliseum Blvd. W.; www.bsrparanormal.com.
FORT WAYNE DUPONT LIONS CLUB: Meeting; 7:45 a.m. Wednesday; Willies Cozy Nook, 2896 E. Dupont Road; 410-439-0885.
JOHN PAULDING HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Quarterly general meeting; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; John Paulding Historical Museum, 600 Fairgrounds Drive, Paulding; free; public invited.
SETTLERS: Tour of Allen County Courthouse and Historic Swinney Homestead, also lunch; guest speaker, Linda Huge, member and educator; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday; 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $25, paid reservations required; 492-8584.
FISH FRY: 4:30 p.m. Friday; Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.; $8 adults, $4 ages 10 to 7, free to ages 6 and younger; 432-6011.
SCHLACHTFEST 2014: Sponsored by Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor; doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday; Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive; $10 dinner, $5 ages 12 and younger; 418-7687.
FUNDRAISING BANQUET: Benefit for Northeast Indiana Friends of NRA; Saturday; Military History Museum, Auburn; for information, go to www.FriendsofNRA.org.
SAUSAGE AND PANCAKE BRUNCH: Benefit for Poe Volunteer Fire Department; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; Poe Fire Station, Poe; $6 adults, $3 ages 12 to 6, free to ages 5 and younger; carry-out available.
FISH AND CHICKEN STRIPS DINNER: 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday; Cornerstone Youth Center, 19819 Monroeville Road, Monroeville; $8.50 adults, $5.50 ages 10 to 6, free to ages 5 and younger; 348-2973.