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The Journal Gazette

Monday, September 03, 2018 1:00 am

Community update

CLASSES

“TEACUPS & TUTUS”: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday; Arts, Commerce & Visitors Centre, 211 Water St., Bluffton; ages 4 and up; tea, cookies and a ballet lesson; $5; tickets at City Hall, 128 E. Market St., Bluffton.

Fundraisers

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH AND TENDERLOIN FRY: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday; Tri-Lakes Lions Hall on Colony Avenue in Tri-Lakes; $10 adults, $5 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and younger.

“BUFFALO TRO”: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; catered dinner, tours of the Chief Richardville House, live music, cash bar; $50; money raised goes to the History Center and the Heritage Education Fund; RSVP at 426-2882.

FRIENDS OF THE POOR: “WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES” – 5K: 2 p.m. Sept. 23; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; benefits Society of St. Vincent de Paul; donate or register at www.fopwalk.org/eventlisting/eventdetail/?eventid=2052.

“NORTHEAST INDIANA LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK”: 5:30 p.m. registration and family activities; 7 p.m. short program and walk; Sept. 25; East Noble High School, 901 Garden St., Kendallville; Nancy Sible, a long-time participant in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's walk, will be the “Honored Hero”; preregister at www.lightthenight.org/events/northeast-indiana.

“HARTAWEEN ZOMBIE DASH”: 5 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. race Oct. 13; Yeoman Park, Huntington; the goal is to complete the 10K, 5K or 1-mile loop with as many “lives” left on your life belt as possible; walk or run; all ages; costumes encouraged; food and drink available for purchase; $10 preregistration for students, $15 individual, $40 family of five; benefits development and maintenance of trails in Huntington County; register at www.runsignup.com/Race/IN/Huntington/HARTAweenZombieDash.

“HARVEST HUSTLE 5K & STREET FAIR”: 9 a.m. Sept. 22; City Gym, 128 E. Market St., Bluffton; 5K run and pancake breakfast, $15 advance, $20 race day; sign up at www.raceroster.com/events/2018/19363/harvest-hustle.

Library

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Closed today; 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; also its Limberlost Branch in Rome City; 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, author Thom Black, co-creator of “The Amazing Adventures of Harry Moon.”

Organizations

FORT WAYNE PHOTOGRAPHERS CLUB: 7 p.m. Tuesday; Artlink, 300 E. Main St.; club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month; more information at www.fwphotoclub.com.

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.

321 KIWANIS CLUB: 5 p.m. Thursday; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Room B; a “make-up” meeting will be 4 p.m. Saturday; Mocha Lounge, 6312 Covington Road; more information at 804-4277.

FORT WAYNE INVENTORS CLUB: Noon Saturday; Tekventure, 1550 Griffin St.; for more information call 466-7655 or visit www.fortwayneinventorsclub.org.

IVY TECH CLASSICAL FRENCH CUISINE DINNER: Dinners start at 6, 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. nightly Thursday, 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4; Ivy Tech Community College, Hospitality Room, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; $20 person; reservations required at least 24 hours before the dinner at 480-2002.