Fort Wayne –
BEYOND THE BASICS: FAIR HOUSING AND RENTAL TRANSACTIONS: Presented by Amy Nelson, executive director, Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana; 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday; The League for the Blind and Disabled, 5821 S. Anthony Blvd.; free; registration required, 441-0551 or The-League@the-league.org.
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: Free Vacations Plus Make Money Doing It; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday; $57; Division of Continuing Studies; 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; to register, call 481-6619 or go to learn.ipfw.edu.
NATURE CLASS FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Plants; 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.
HISTORY CENTER: George R. Mather Lecture Series, John Henry Bass, the Man, His Times and His House, presented by Craig Leonard; 2 p.m. Sunday; 302 E. Berry St.; free; 426-2882.
FERNS OF INDIANA: Presented by Michael Homoya, author of Wildflowers and Ferns of Indiana Forests: A Field Guide and Orchids of Indiana; 1 p.m. Saturday; Ouabache State Park, 4930 Indiana 201 E., Bluffton; free; park entrance applies; 260-824-0926.
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); ALA Preservation Week: Pass it On, events include: To Infinity and Beyond: Ensuring our Family Histories Live Well Beyond Our Years, 2 p.m. today; Archives 101: Organizing and Preserving the Heirloom Paper in Your Life, 2 p.m. Tuesday; Archives 102: Organizing the Bytes in Your Life, 2 p.m. Wednesday; An Evening of Storytelling, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 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; 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: Bingo for Books, 7 p.m. today; Toddler Time Storytime (ages 2 and 3 with adult), 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesday; Lego Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 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; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Tuesdays with Stories: Picnic Season, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; After School Adventures, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime: B is for Baby Animals (ages 3 to 5 with adult), 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
SHAWNEE BRANCH: Internet Basics Class, 2 p.m. today; 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; 1411 E. State Blvd.; 421-1360.
WAYNEDALE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, 10:30 a.m. today and Tuesday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
BRUMBACK LIBRARY: Spring book sale; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 215 W. Main St., Van Wert, Ohio.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Lego Club, 4 p.m. today; Pop Art, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Book A Librarian, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday; Early Cinco de Mayo, 3:45 p.m. Thursday, registration required; Artbot and Scribble Creations, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Busy Builders, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Book-a-Librarian, 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday and May 15; Limberlost Public Library Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
DISORDERLY BEAR DEN OF GOOD BEARS OF THE WORLD: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; 409-9886 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOASTMASTERS CLUB: Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. today; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; St. John Lutheran Church, Flatrock, 12912 Franke Road, Monroeville; bag and bulk sale, Saturday, $2 a bag sale; 639-6404.
Also bake sale; 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; Forest Park United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 2100 Kentucky Ave.; $2 bag sale from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday.
Bargain Bonanza Extravaganza garage sale to benefit Lutheran Life Villages; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; International Park and Commerce Center, 2701 Coliseum Blvd. S.; 447-1591, ext. 2116.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; Pathway Community Church, 11910 Shearwater Run; pccfw.org.
Also bake sale; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St.; 745-3239.
QUAKER STEAK & LUBE APRIL DINE TO DONATE: Benefits Babes Out on Bikes, 5 to 11 p.m. today; Formula for Life, all day Wednesday; 20 percent of all food sales benefit charity; 407 Coliseum Blvd. W.; www.thelube.com.
DINNER FOR CHILDREN’S ORGAN TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION: Members of Northern Darkness Garrison available for photos; today; Chick-fil-A, Jefferson Pointe location; benefit for Noel Resor; 260-307-3999.
FESTIVAL OF WINES: Benefits Hospice Home; 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday; Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road; $50; 435-3222.
CHARIS HOUSE GALA: 5:30 p.m. Friday; Ceruti’s Banquet and Event Center, 6325 Illinois Road; $75; 426-7357, ext. 136.
SPRING AUCTION: Benefit for St. John Lutheran School, Kendallville; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday; Windmill Museum, Baker Hall, Kendallville; $25; www.facebook.com/stjohnlutheranschool.
CLASSIC CRUISE-IN: Benefit for Huntington County Senior Center Building fund; noon to 2 p.m. Saturday; 460 Forks of the Wabash Way, Huntington; 260-609-0649 or www.alcco.com.