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The Journal Gazette

Monday, February 26, 2018 1:00 am

Community Update

Classes

EAGLES AND HAWKS: 10 to 11:30a.m. and again from 12:30 to 2p.m. Wednesday; Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, Andrews; for preschool-age children; $2 per child; advance registration at 260-468-2127.

PAPER CRAFTS WORKSHOP: 6 to 8:30p.m. March6 and 20; Purdue Extension – Allen County Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; grades 3 to 12; adults welcome with paid youth but must also pay supplies fee; register by Friday at 481-6826.

INDIANA MASTER NATURALIST: 9a.m. to noon Wednesdays from March 14 to May 9; Ouabache State Park, 4930 Indiana 201, Bluffton; $75; park entrance fee will be waived for students during class time; registration due by today at jheaston@dnr.IN.gov or 260-437-8650.

NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION: Fort Wayne Community Schools; classes for pastels, email basics, “What is the Cloud?,” using your Smartphone, dance, Pilates, Tai Chi and essential oils are being offered February through April; for more information or to register, call 467-1075 or go to www.fortwayneschools.org.

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP: 1 to 4p.m. March 11; Salamonie Nature Center; create a cardinal or blue jay project, $25; checks should be payable to Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, 46702; advance registration by Saturday at 260-468-2127.

Fundraisers

ANGELS OF HOPE LUNCHEON: 11:30a.m. April 18; Christ's Covenant Church, 2090 E. Pierceton Road, Winona Lake; reservations required by April 11 at Trina@TheBeamanHome.org or call 574-267-7701.

BLUES BASH 2018 – THE LEAGUE FOR THE BLIND AND DISABLED: 7:15p.m. April 28; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; Chicago blues band Toronzo Cannon will play; $20 to $80 VIP tickets at 441-0551 or judil@the-league.org.

Health

FREE RADON TEST KITS: While supplies last; 8a.m. to 4:30p.m. Monday through Friday, Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, 200 E. Berry St., Suite 360; 8a.m. to 4p.m. (closed noon to 1p.m.) Monday through Friday, Vector Control & Environmental Services, 2242 Carroll Road; 9:30a.m. to 4p.m. Monday through Thursday, Grabill Town Hall, 13717 1st St., Grabill; 7:30a.m. to 2:30p.m. Monday through Friday, Leo-Cedarville Town Hall, 13909 Pony Express Run, Leo-Cedarville; 8a.m. to 4p.m. Monday through Friday, New Haven Utility Payment Office, 815 E. Lincoln Highway, New Haven; 8a.m. to 1p.m. Monday through Friday, Woodburn City Hall, 22735 Main St., Woodburn.

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 9 to 11a.m. today, “Hand in Hand Fiber Friends.”

HEALTHY HEART CHECK-UP: 7:30 to 10a.m. Wednesday; Parkview Noble Center for Healthy Living, Parkview Noble Hospital campus; reduced-cost blood draws will be available so guests may be made aware of any possible heart disease risks; no appointment necessary.

HEALTHY HEART CHECK-UP: 11a.m. to 1p.m. Wednesday; Parkview Regional Medical Center Caf; free blood pressure checks and consultation with a cardiovascular nurse; a registered dietitian will be on site to answer nutrition questions and share heart-healthy recipes.

HEART-HEALTHY EATING SEMINAR: 4 to 5p.m. Wednesday; Parkview Center for Healthy Living, Parkview Warsaw YMCA; a clinical dietitian will discuss how healthier eating plans and choices can benefit overall health; register at 260-266-6500 or 844-835-0003.

BLOOD DONATIONS: 12:15 to 7p.m. today, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 7:15p.m. today, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 1 to 7:15p.m. today, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 9:30a.m. to 2p.m. today, YMCA, 1160 West 500 North, Huntington; 2 to 7p.m. today, Bloomfield Elementary, 350 East 500 North, Bryant; 2 to 6p.m. today, North Side Elementary School, 302 E. Harding St., Kendallville; 2:30 to 6:30p.m. today, Whitley County Government, 220 W. Van Buren St., Columbia City; 12:15 to 7p.m. Tuesday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1 to 7:15p.m. Tuesday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 12:15 to 7p.m. Wednesday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1:30 to 6p.m. Wednesday, Peabody Public Library, 1160 Indiana 205, Columbia City; 12:30 to 6:30p.m. Wednesday; South Whitley United Methodist Church, 6685 WestIndiana 14, South Whitley; 7a.m. to 1:30p.m. Thursday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 11:45a.m. to 6:30p.m. Thursday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 1:30 to 6:30p.m. Thursday, Knight-Bergman Center, 132 S. Nancy St., Warren; 1 to 6p.m. Thursday, Churubusco United Methodist Church, 750 N. Main St., Churubusco; 7a.m. to 1:30p.m. Friday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15a.m. to 2p.m. Friday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 10a.m. to 4p.m. Friday, Trinity Church, 229 S. State St., Kendallville; noon to 6p.m. Friday, Ligonier United Methodist Church, 466 Townline Road, Ligonier; 7a.m. to 1:30p.m. Saturday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15a.m. to 2p.m. Saturday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 10a.m. to 3p.m. Saturday, Classic City Center, 3375 County Road 427, Waterloo; 7a.m. to 1p.m. Sunday, Lutheran Hospital Blood Donation Center, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd. Suite 107; 7:15a.m. to 1:45p.m. Sunday, Fort Wayne Blood Donation Center, 1212 E. California Road; 7:15a.m. to 12:15p.m. Sunday, SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church/School, 860 Cherry St., Huntington; 8a.m. to 1p.m. Sunday, St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line St., Columbia City.

Lectures

“INDIA: A SUBCONTINENT OF MANY CULTURES”: 6 to 8p.m. Thursday; Kosciusko Community YMCA, 1305 Mariners Drive, Warsaw; part of a diversity discussions series; music, food and entertainment.

“CYNTHIA THIES – LESSER-KNOWN FIRST LADIES – 1865-1892: FROM THE FARMS TO THE FACTORIES – THE AGE OF INVENTION AND INDUSTRY”: 2p.m. Sunday; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; George R. Mather free lecture series; 426-2882.

Library

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 3p.m. Saturday, “Daddy/Daughter Hair Fair;” moms and sons are also invited; bring own hairbrush.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; todayto March 10; make and take free project, coasters.

Organizations

NORTHEAST INDIANA SIERRA CLUB: 7p.m. today; IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Science Building, room 185; Melissa Widhalm from the Purdue Climate Change Research Center will present preliminary findings of its research on climate change.

“IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL” – FOLKS UNITED NOWADAYS: Noon to 2p.m. Tuesday; Links Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.; dialogue and action planning; lunch is available on your own from $6 to $10; RSVP at fundialogueandaction12.eventbrite.com or contact Ruby Cain at 765-285-9126 or rcain@bsu.edu.

IPFW OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS: 7p.m. Tuesday; IPFW, Walb Union, Classic Ballroom; “Beyond Charlottesville: The Alt-Right Around the World” will be presented.

YWCA NORTHEAST INDIANA: Noon to 1:30p.m. Wednesday; YWCA, 5920 Decatur Road; “February Diversity Dialogue: Lunch Counter Effect; Evolution of Protest” led by Pastor Bill McGill; register at 424-4908, ext. 232; feel free to bring lunch.

NOTRE DAME CLUB: 5:30p.m. Wednesday; Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road.

FREETHOUGHT FORT WAYNE INC.: 6:30 to 8:30p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, meeting room C, 900 Library Plaza; presented by David Maloney, physics professor at IPFW, on the relationship of the scientific method to what we refer to as common sense.

MENSA ADMISSIONS TEST: 9:30a.m. Saturday; First Presbyterian Church, room 304, 300 W. Wayne St.; park at corner of Webster and Berry streets on the north side of the church; $60 and photo I.D. required; must be 14 or older; reservations are not necessary; questions at 710-0030.

Targeted travel

ARTVENTURE/CHICAGO: 7:45a.m. to 9p.m. April 14; $50; only $45 if registered by March 15; send check made payable to Unitarian Universalist Congregation with Chicago in memo line and send toUUCFW, 5310 Old Mill Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46807; questions at 744-1867.