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The Journal Gazette

Monday, October 02, 2017 1:00 am

Community update

Classes

GENEALOGY 101: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 14 and 21; Williams County Public Library, History and Genealogy Center, 107 E. High St., Bryan, Ohio; $5 per session includes lunch; sign up at 419-636-6734, ext. 275 or pam@mywcpl.org.

“HOW TO BOIL WATER”: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 20; Ivy Tech, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; $125; registration deadline Friday at IvyTech.edu/northeast/living.

Fundraisers

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S: 10 a.m. registration, 11:30 a.m. opening ceremony with walk immediately after; Saturday; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; registration is free; start a team at alz.org/walk or 800-272-3900.

LGBTQ DINNER DANCE: 5 p.m. Saturday; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; cash bar, dinner, dancing, live auction; featuring The Bag Ladies of Indianapolis; tickets $75 or $125 online at http://fwdinnerdance.bpt.me; dance-only tickets ($20) will be sold at the door at 8 p.m.

“A WELLSPRING EVENING”: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11; Parkview Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive; cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions; RSVP by Oct. 30 at www.wellspringinterfaith.org.

“BRIDGE THE GAP”: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Parkview Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive; dinner and music by Soul35; emcees are Curtis Smith and Terra Brantley; proceeds benefit transformation of southeast Fort Wayne through Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center; purchase tickets by Oct. 9 at office@bridgeofgracecmc.org or 744-4446.

“DANCING WITH THE HEROES”: 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 20; Ceruti's Banquet & Event Center, 6325 Illinois Road; features professional dancers and veterans competing to raise money for the Honor Flight Northeast Indiana; dinner and silent auction; tickets and table sponsorship at dancingwiththeheroes.com.

Health

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; beginning today, “BodyTalk” therapy will be offered by a certified body talk practitioner, each session is 30 to 40 minutes long, call for an appointment at 484-9560 or 866-484-9560; 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, grocery store tour to help make better food choices at Kroger, 601 E. Dupont Road, front entrance.

FREE GUARDIANSHIP WORKSHOP: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday; hosted by Northeast Indiana Allen County Guardianship Council; Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St.; feel free to bring your lunch.

“MEDICAL AID IN DYING: A COMPASSIONATE CHOICE”: 1 p.m. Sunday; hosted by Compassion and Choices; Congregation Achduth Vesholom, 5200 Old Mill Road; free.

BLOOD DONATIONS: 12:15 to 7 p.m. today, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 7:15 p.m. today, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 12:15 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 500 E. 7Seventh St., Auburn; 12:15 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hope United Methodist Church, 6608 Hoagland, Hoagland; 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, International Business College, 5699 Coventry Lane; 11:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Churubusco United Methodist Church, 750 N. Main, Churubusco; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sunday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 10700 Aboite Center Road; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line St., Columbia City.

Library

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, “Fun Palaces,” includes stations with activities for all ages; also the library is seeking community photos for the Huntington County wall calendar project, photo deadline is Oct. 16.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2010; also its Limberlost Branch in Rome City; today to Oct. 14, both libraries will feature a candy corn craft, ages 12 to adult (under 11 requires an adult); also in October, children up to grade 5 are invited to submit a design for the children's department's 2018 mascot, entry forms are available at www.kendallvillelibrary.org.

MARKLE LIBRARY: 155 W. Sparks St., Markle; 260-758-3332; 4:30 p.m. today, gourmet Ramen noodle soup workshop; ages 8 to 12.

Organizations

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY FALL TOUR: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 1020 S. Calhoun St.; President Dan Bradley on his final fall tour; register at indstate.edu/alumni.

APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road; speaker will be Laura Welklin; $5 non-members; Welklin is also offering a class, “Small Scale Fused Appliqué,” on Wednesday; more information at www.appleseedquiltersguild.com.

FOSTER PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; also, Nov. 2 or Dec. 7; Villages of Indiana, 2250 Lake Ave. Suite 160; register at 800-831-4154 or 423-6676.

MARY PENROSE WAYNE DAR CHAPTER: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Genealogy Center, 900 Library Plaza; library help day for prospective members.

FIRE POLICE CITY COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday; 907 E. Tillman Road; community and member appreciation day picnic; more information at marketing@fpccfcu.org or 469-5926.

ACRES LAND TRUST: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; 1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown; “Share the Trails.”

4-H EXPO: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday; Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; learn more about programs that are offered; questions at 481-6826, option 1.

“DISCOVER SCOUTING”: 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; hosted by the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana and Anthony Wayne Area Council of Boy Scouts of America; free; hands-on activities.

“GHOST TOUR & PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION”: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday; Pizza Hut, 3314 Lake City Highway, Warsaw; those under the age of 18 require an adult; $23; tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/warsw-thost-tour-paranormal-investigation-tickets-37918916500?aff=es2.

Seniors

SALAMONIE SENIOR LUNCHEON: Noon today; Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West, Andrews; speaker Jeff Webb will highlight information from his paper “The Lost Towns of Salamonie”; bring own table service, beverage, a side dish to share and a $1 donation; main dish will be provided; park admission $7 per in-state vehicle or $9 for out-of-state apply; register at 260-468-2127.