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The Journal Gazette

Monday, November 06, 2017 1:00 am

Community Update

Classes

URBAN AGRICULTURE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday to April7; Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; learn about urban agriculture issues, vegetable production, business planning and develop a usable farm plan; $350; for more information andto register, go towww.digitaleducation.purdue.edu/urbanagfw.

Fundraisers

PATHFINDER SERVICES ANNUAL DINNER: 5:30 p.m. Thursday; Police Athletic League, 2101 Riverside Drive, Huntington; $30 tickets; corporate table sponsors seating eight are $300; questions or reservations at 260-356-0500 or sglancy@pathfinderservces.org.

“ONE NIGHT WITHOUT A HOME”: Friday; Charis House, 431 Fairmount Place or Praise Park, 5396 St. Joe Center Road; participants will spend the night to get a glimpse of being homeless while raising funds for The Rescue Mission; sign up at www.therescuemission.net/onenight2017.

FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday; Tri-Lakes Lions Club on Colony Avenue in Tri-Lakes; $10 adults, $5 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger.

MUSIC BOOSTER CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Bishop Dwenger, 1300 E. Washington Center Road.

Health

BLOOD DONATIONS: 12:15 to 7 p.m. today, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 6 p.m. today, Manchester University, 10627 Diebold Road; 1 to 7:15 p.m. today, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, Northern Heights Elementary School, 5209 N.Indiana109, Columbia City; 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; 12:15 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 8a.m. to 2:30p.m. Wednesday, Lakewood Park Christian School, 5555 County Road 29 South, Auburn; 11:45 a.m. to 6:30p.m. Thursday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 1:30 to 6:30p.m. Thursday, Knight-Bergman Center, 132 S. Nancy St., Warren; 7a.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. Friday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 7 a.m. to 1:30p.m. Saturday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15 a.m. to 2p.m. Saturday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 9a.m. to 2p.m. Saturday, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville; noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 500 E. 7th St., Auburn; 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday, Jansen Family Dentistry, 230 S. Main St., Kendallville; 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, 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; 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church/School, 860 Cherry St., Huntington.

Lecture

SANKOFA JOURNEY: 3:30p.m. today; Manchester University, Upper Jo Young Switzer Center, 604 E College Ave., North Manchester; speakers will recount journeys of faith focused on healing wounds of social injustice; free.

GAMING DEVELOPERS LECTURE: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday; Ivy Tech Community College, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; free.

Library

ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 260-724-2605; 10 to 11 a.m. today, Bashon Mann, the author of “Daddy's Love Notes,”to speak; noon Wednesday, midday music featuring Karen Fouts.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 6 p.m. Thursday, education program on lice.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; also its Limberlost Branch in Rome City; through Nov. 18, winter wood sign project, supplies will be provided, ages 12 and up, free; also, closed on Friday in observance of Veterans Day.

MARKLE LIBRARY: 155 W. Sparks St., Markle; 260-758-3332; 4:30 p.m. today, “Breakfast in a Mug” workshop, ages 8 to 12.

Organizations

APPLESEED QUILTERS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Classic Caf, 4832 Hillegas Road; medical massage therapist will cover posture, preventive measures, stretching tips for people who do a lot of sewing and sitting; free; for information, go to www.appleseedquiltersguild.com.

YWCA NORTHEAST INDIANA: “Pay Equity Series,” 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday; St. Henry's Church, 2929 E. Paulding Road; RSVP at 424-4908, ext. 225.

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Room A, 900 Library Plaza; the free program is about the society's website by Adam Barone.

“VETERANS APPRECIATION NIGHT”: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday; Ivy Tech Community College, 3701 Dean Drive; discussion of military benefits available; more information at IvyTech.edu/veteran-services.

Seniors

SALAMONIE SENIOR LUNCHEON: Noon today; Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West, Andrews; Becky Arnett with Huntington County Purdue Extension will talk about its services; bring own table service, beverage, a side dish to share and a $1 donation; main dish provided; park admission $7 per in-state vehicle, $9 for out-of-state apply; register at 260-468-2127.

WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING & AGED INC.: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, monthly lunch will be a Thanksgiving dinner; also at noon Whitley County Museum speaker.

Targeted travel

“IRELAND, LONDON AND PARIS”: May 7 through 18; informational meeting 5 to 6 p.m. today; University of Saint Francis, Rolland Art Center, 2701 Spring St.; more information at 399-8061 or tparsley@sf.edu.