Fort Wayne –
MATH AND SCIENCE CAMP: Hands-on science and minds-on problem-solving with activities; for ages 11 to 13; today through Friday; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $150; ipfw.edu/physics.
BACK-COUNTRY PIONEER CAMP: For ages 6 to 12; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today through Friday; Metea County Park, 8401 Union Chapel Road; $100 per camper; 449-3777.
SUMMER SCIENCE CAMPS: Half-day camps for ages 3 to 5, also week-long single day camps for ages 5 to 11; begins today; Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St.; for prices and information, call 424-2400 ext. 423 or email Doris Lemert at email@example.com.
JUNIOR INDIANA MASTER NATURALIST DAY CAMP: Learn about nature; for ages 8 to 12; today through Friday; Ouabache State Park, 4930 Indiana 201 E., Bluffton; $70 per student; 260-437-8650 or go to IndianaMasterNaturalist.org.
CULINARY AND HOSPITALITY WEEK: For students in grades 7 to 12; provides practical cooking and serving skills with Chef Michael Bentz and Ivy Tech Hospitality Administration Chair Jeff Bunting; today through Friday; Cornerstone Youth Center, 19819 Monroeville Road, Monroeville; for information, go to www.cornerstoneyc.org.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPLOYMENT SUPPORT CAMP: For ages 9 to 14 that have currently or will be experiencing the deployment of a loved one; Sunday through July 25; Dunes Learning Center, Chesterton; free and open to dependents of service members from all branches and components; www.duneslearningcenter.org/summer-camp.
ALLEN COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave. unless otherwise specified; 481-6826 for information and registration.
Get Checking, 1 to 5 p.m. today, free.
Contact the Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www.acpl.lib.in.us, for information on activities or branches not listed.
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Minecraft Masters, 2 p.m. today; Minecraft Club, 2 p.m. Tuesday; What’s Behind That Web Page, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Ian’s Awesome RPG, 2 p.m. Friday; Code Club, for people interested in computers and technology, MIT App Inventor, 2 p.m. Tuesday, call to register, 421-1255; Babies and Books (infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers), 10 a.m. Friday in Children’s Services; Chi Lego Club, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 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; Ctl+Alt+Create, 2 p.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; Paws to Read, 4 p.m. Wednesday; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Born to Read: Babies and Books Storytime, 10:15 and 11 a.m. today; Teen Thursday: Bingo, 1 p.m., Rubberband Loom Brancelets, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime (preschoolers with adult), 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Paws to Read, 3 p.m. today; Smart Start Storytime (preschoolers), 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; Fun Friday Movie, 1:30 p.m. Friday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Color Day, Black, 7 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; Babies and Books, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; Lego Party, 1 p.m. Friday; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.
MONROEVILLE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, 3:30 p.m. today; 115 Main St., Monroeville; 421-1340.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Those Witty Brits, 7 p.m. Wednesday; New Haven is Freezing Over, songs, treats and build a snowman, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; Teen Thursday: Magazine Bowls, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, registration required; Get Your Legos On, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 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; Smart Start Storytime (preschoolers and caregivers), 10:30 a.m. Friday; 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. Thursday; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: That’s So Random, for ages 6 to 12, 4 p.m. today; Lego Maniacs, for ages 6 to 12, 4 p.m. Tuesday; 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; Thursday Evening Challenges, Hearts Tournament, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Friday; Woodburn Lego Club, 4 p.m. today; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
WELLS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Bluffton; Shape Up, for students in grades 1 to 6, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Bluffton, registration required; Color Chaos, for grades 1 to 5, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Ossian; 200 W. Washington St., Bluffton; 260-824-1612.; Ossian Branch, 207 N. Jefferson St., Ossian, 260-622-4691.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1953: Regular meeting; 11:30 a.m. Friday; American Legion Post 499, 4830 Hillegas Road; 747-5646 for information.
FORT WAYNE WOMEN’S MID-DAY CONNECTION: Meeting program, Stars and Stripes Forever luncheon featuring Pam Stier and Daughters singing a selection of patriotic music; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 22, Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road; $15.50; inclusive; all women welcome; no-cost child care provided; reservations by Tuesday; 672-3414.
TOASTMASTERS CLUB: Bob Leiman Club, 6 p.m. today; Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E.; visitors welcome; 422-8572.
FIGHTING KIDS’ CANCER: Proceeds benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation; raising funds includes donating a portion of each lemonade sale through the restaurants’ Summer Squeeze promotion to ALSF; ends July 31; Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, 5788 Coventry Lane, 4510 N. Clinton St., 6525 Lima Road, and 5414 Meijer Drive; AlexsLemonade.org.
SUMMER SALAD SENSATION: Salad buffet, breads, drinks and light desserts; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday; First Presbyterian Church, 313 Mercer Ave., Decatur; carry-out available; free-will donation; 260-724-7105.
GRABILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AUCTION: Also benefits Amish Cornerstone Workshop; auction begins 6 p.m. Friday, food available at 5 p.m.; Fudergong Building, Grabill.
THE RIBBON CHICKS BENEFIT: Food, silent auction, entertainment; sponsored by Eagle Riders 3512, registration from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, ride leaves at 11 a.m., $10; 2730 Lofty Drive; 260-459-0302.
RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: Benefit for Children’s Organ Transplant Association in honor of Noel Resor; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Avalon Missionary Church, Family Life Center, 1212 Lower Huntington Road; 478-1325.