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The Journal Gazette

Monday, October 29, 2018 1:00 am

Community Update

Classes

PASTA MAKING: 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 10; Ivy Tech Community College, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd.; $65; registration deadline Saturday at IvyTech.edu/fortwayne/living.

Fundraisers

“PRINCESS TEA WITH CINDERELLA”: Fort Wayne Ballet; 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday; Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road; $35 tickets at www.fortwayneballet.org/princess-tea or 484-9646.

BENEFIT AUCTION – HUMANE SOCIETY OF WHITLEY COUNTY: 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10; Whitley County 4-H Center, 680 W. Squawbuck, Columbia City; dinner with live and silent auction; $10 tickets at the shelter, 951 S. Line St., Columbia City, or at the door.

Health

BLOOD DONATIONS: 1 to 6 p.m. today, Grace Christian Church, 126 E. Mitchell St., Kendallville; 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, American Legion, 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Century Link, 248 W. Monroe St., Decatur; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Trinity Church, 229 S. State St., Kendallville; noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Ligonier United Methodist Church, 466 Townline Road, Ligonier; 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, Bluffton Harrison Elementary, 1100 E. Spring St., Bluffton; 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Vincent de Paul, 1720 E. Wallen Road; and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line St., Columbia City.

MIDWEST CONFERENCE ON EATING DISORDERS: 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday; Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; more information and to register at www.midwestedconference.com.

Lecture

“DAY OF THE DEAD WEEK”: 7 p.m. Tuesday; Manchester University, Lahman Room of the Jo Young Switzer Center, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester; “Sweet Life and Other Dying Matters,” 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Funderburg Library, associate professor of Spanish Arturo Yanez will speak about the “Day of the Dead.”

“HOOSIER AVIATOR PAUL BAER: AMERICA'S FIRST COMBAT ACE”: Presented by Tony Garel-Frantzen; 2 p.m. Sunday; History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; George R. Mather lecture series; free; 426-2882.

“AN EVENING WITH AMY TAN”: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14; part of the Omnibus Lecture series; Purdue Fort Wayne, Rhinehart Music Center, Auer Performance Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; tickets available starting at 12:30 p.m. today at the Larson ticket office or go online to the box office.

Library

ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: 900 Library Plaza; 421-1200; 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Rooms B and C, “Romance Writing 101” workshop with author Jennifer Ann Coffeen.