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The Journal Gazette

Monday, May 14, 2018 1:00 am

Community update

Classes

FORAGING: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday; Salamonie Interpretive Center, 3691 New Holland Road, Andrews; $5; advance registration required at 260-468-2127.

“Money Facts”: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; The Lighthouse, 5700 Homestead Road; $12 lunch optional; register at moneyfacts2018.eventbrite.com; questions at 255-6413.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP: June 18 to 20; Purdue Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; for teens interested in starting their own business; enter promo code SUMMER75 for a $25 cost per person; register at bit.ly/IPFWinnovate.

BEEKEEPING WORKSHOP: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 16; Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road; grades 3 to 12; $25 annul fee; $20 supplies; reservations at the Allen County 4-H office at 481-6826.

Fundraisers

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – “BUILD ON FAITH”: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday; Parkview Mirro Center; 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive; keynote speaker will be pastor and author Craig Groeschel; more information at www.habitatgfw.com/build-on-faith-event.

17th ANNUAL MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PLANT SALE: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; Paulding County Fairgrounds, 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; more information at 419-399-8225, ext. 8228 or email noggle.17@osu.edu.

PLANT SALE: Noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Purdue Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.; meet master gardeners.

“SPARK A FUTURE”: 6 to 9:30 p.m. May 23; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; local artist-painted children's furniture, custom jewelry and other auction items; tickets at ECAlliance.org for Early Childhood Alliance's annual fundraiser.

UNITY PERFORMING ARTS GOLF SCRAMBLE: 7:15 a.m. June 2; Brookwood Golf Course, 10304 Bluffton Road; Baltimore Ravens' Bernard Pollard will tee off; registration deadline is May 28 at 481-6719 or email nchapman@upaf.com.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GOLF OUTING: 11 a.m. June 28; Pine Valley Country Club, 10900 Pine Mills Road; includes 18 holes of golf with golf cart, a golf polo, sleeve of balls, lunch, snacks and beverages; $200 per player; $800 per team; more information at 422-4828, ext. 312.

26th ANNUAL BEAMAN HOME GOLF 18-HOLE SCRAMBLE: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. lunch; 1 p.m. shotgun start; South Shore Golf Club, 10601 Indiana 13, Syracuse; $400 per four-person team; for registration and sponsorship form, call 574-267-7701 or info@thebeamanhome.org.

Health

OPIOID CRISIS – A PANEL DISCUSSION: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; complimentary piece of pie; 7 p.m. program; Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Road; RSVP at 489-3651.

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays to July 31, art and journaling with “The Book of Awakening”; 8 to 8:45 a.m. May 16 to June 20, Wednesdays, “Walk Together,” meet at the Healing Arts Center door.

BLOOD DRIVE: Noon to 6 p.m. Friday; Washington STEM Academy, 423 Kincaid St., Warsaw; call for an appointment at 574-371-5097 or redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: washelem.

ERIN'S HOUSE EVENT: 1 p.m. Saturday; Magical Meadows, 3386 E. 525 North, Warsaw; join other families who have experienced the death of a loved one; horseback ride, share stories, craft time and snacks; reserve your family's spot at 423-2466.

Lectures

CREATIVE AND BLOGGER BRUNCH: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday; Hoppy Gnome, 203 E. Berry St.; $10; more information at www.eventbrite.com/e/blogger-creative-brunch-tickets-44821922577.

Library

NORTH MANCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, May Book Sale; 405 N. Market St., North Manchester; 260-982-4773.

Organizations

FORT WAYNE ARTISTS GUILD MONTHLY MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Allen County Public Library, Room A, 900 Library Plaza; Dawn Gerardot will demonstrate “Painting on Silk.”

FREETHOUGHT FORT WAYNE: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 5310 Old Mill Road; “The Occupation of the American Mind” will be shown featuring leading observers of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; more information at jtmoore11154@gmail.com or Facebook.com/freethoughtfw.

THEATRE FOR IDEAS 70S' SHOWS: 6 p.m. Thursday; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; public screening of “Corporate Power: How Much is Too Much?;” panelist Win Moses.

BLUFFTON PARKS DEPARTMENT: Summer Striders, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays to June 27; Bluffton City Hall; 20-minute mile to a 15-minute mile; $10; free for ages 10 and under; $20 maximum family price; registration is required at parks@ci.bluffton.in.us or 260-824-6069.

LEMONADE DAY NORTHEAST INDIANA: Friday; designed to teach youth how to start, own and operate their own business through a lemonade stand; learn how to participate at www.lemonadeday.org/northeast-indiana.

NWTF THREE RIVERS CHAPTER – WOMEN IN THE OUTDOORS: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 9; Izaak Walton League, 17100 Griffin Road, Huntertown; Brenda Valentine, first lady of hunting and NWTF spokesperson, will be in attendance; paid registration includes light breakfast, lunch and four classes; more information at 484-6041 or thehuntress98@hotmail.com.

Targeted travel

CUBS VS. REDS BUS TRIP TO CINCINNATI: 4:10 p.m. game June 23; $80 includes game ticket; sponsored by St. Therese Knights of Columbus Council 9460; more information at 638-4189 or jconroykofc@yahoo.com; or 747-6830 or halls1704@comcast.net