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The Journal Gazette

Monday, November 27, 2017 1:00 am

Community Update

Fundraisers

“NIGHT OF HOPE”: 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Allen County Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; free event sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes; special guest Tim Tebow; register at www.indianafca.org/nightofhope.

Health

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; sexual health workshop.

“COMPASSION FATIGUE”: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday; Citizens Square Building, Omni Level, 200 E. Berry St.; cash/check donation appreciated, bring own lunch or visit cafeteria, RSVP at Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana; 422-6441.

OPIOID CRISIS IN ALLEN COUNTY – PANEL DISCUSSION WITH MEDICAL EXPERTS: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday; Pine Valley County Club, 10900 Pine Mills Road; lunch available starting at 11:45 a.m. for $12; sponsored by Anthony Wayne Rotary, 402-8252.

BLOOD DONATIONS: 12:15 to 7 p.m. today, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 4:45 p.m. today, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 1 to 6:30 p.m. today, Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Road, Huntington; 1 to 6 p.m. today, St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic School, 232 N. Main St. Avilla; 12:15 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 4:45 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; 7:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 11:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road.

Lecture

“THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE” DOCUMENTARY: 6:30 p.m. Friday; Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.; $4 to $9 tickets; food items will be provided; includes-question and-answer session.

Library

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 6 p.m. and also Dec. 4, 11 and 18, holiday movies with hot chocolate and snacks; 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, “Train Like the Ninja Turtles,” ages 7 to adult, under 7 with adult supervision; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, holiday book boutique.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; Dec. 1 to 23, gift wrap station; Dec. 4 to 16; washi tape gift tags/ornaments.

LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775; Friday to Dec. 23, gift wrap station.

MARKLE LIBRARY: 155 W. Sparks St., Markle; 260-758-3332; 5 p.m. Wednesday and also Dec. 6, 13 and 20, holiday movies with hot chocolate and snacks.

Organizations

21st ANNUAL CIRCLE LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; educator, filmmaker and author Jackson Katz will be the keynote speaker; there is a $25 registration fee which will hold your seat; guests are asked to make a donation at the luncheon to support the YWCA; register at ejohnson@ywcaerew.org; questions at 424-4908, ext. 227.

NOTRE DAME CLUB OF FORT WAYNE MASS: 9:30 a.m. Sunday; St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Road; followed by coffee, doughnuts, games, trivia and prizes for kids and adults.

Seniors

SALAMONIE SENIOR LUNCHEON: Noon today; Salamonie Interpretive Center, Salamonie Lake, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; celebrating “50 Years of Salamonie Lake”; includes a slide presentation; 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; 6 p.m. Tuesday, music with Melvin Mullins; noon Thursday, birthday party with singer Kirk Hughes.