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  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Deb Ruggles opens her envelope holding the butterfly she freed in memory of her son Scott, at the Visiting Nurse's Peggy F.Murphy Community Grief Center, Tuesday, a bereavement center for adults who have lost children. About 100 parents and grandparents release painted lady butterflies in memory of their children.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette About 800 runners and walkers cross Superior Street on Calhoun Street in the Runners on Parade 5K race, downtown Saturday.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Fort Wayne Youtheatre director Leslie Hormann, left, helps Khadidja Hano, 7, and Payton Roberts, 8, paddle their pirogue down the three rivers of ribbons in the road-show production of "Rollin' On The Rivers," Thursday at the Tecumseh Library. The 30 minute musical taught the kids the history of the rivers and Ft. Wayne through folklore and music.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette Delilah Henry, 4, of Fort Wayne, takes a turn at the ring toss game at Wednesday's 3 Rivers Family Fun Day.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Yesterday's art on Main Street quickly disappears with Monday morning traffic and rain. Creative artist had produce the art for Three Rivers Festival's 21st annual Chalk Walk last weekend.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette From left to right, Max Degitz, 7, Cruz Roman, 2, Ellie Degitz, 4, and Maria Roman, 2, enjoy ice cream cones at Tuesday's Arctic Blast at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Kassi Myers of the Mad Anthony Brew Babies team pulls bread plates from her table in the annual Waiter & Waitress competition at Headwaters Park, Monday. About 30 teams of 3 particpated in the timed contest of setting the table, serving bread and water and then clearing the table. Points were deducted for misplaced silver, spilled water and dropped loaves.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Fernando Tatis Jr of the TinCaps steals third base against Lansing in the seventh inning at Parkview Field Sunday. Tatis stole three bases in the game.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette It's flame on as Eran Park and Alan Blair demonstrate glass blowing techiques Thursday on the patio of the Ft Wayne Museum of Art, part of the Second Thursday arts open house held each month.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Karen Burnett, left, and her mother Ruth McIntyre free their butterflies in honor of Burnett's daughter Kari Ann, who died in 2007 at age 19, Tuesday. The Visiting Nurse's Peggy F.Murphy Community Grief Center, a bereavement center hosted a picnic and butterfly release for adults who have lost children. About 100 parents and grandparents release painted lady butterflies in memory of their children.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette On his tenth birtday Hayden Hoover gets soaked in the water balloon toss . It was Splash Day at Parkview Field Sunday, where kids played games between innings of the TinCaps - Lansing Lugnuts game.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette From left to right, Sydney Elliott, 12, Emma Golden, 13, and Steven Blackwell, 13, mix the batter for a New York Cheesecake while attending Ivy Tech's Baking Camp Tuesday morning.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Brandon Wolferman soars over I&M Plaza as he and other bikers from the Fort Wayne Indoor Skate Park show off their BMX skills in the first Open Streets block party, Sunday. 

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Devin Thomas holds her son Weston, 2, as her reaches for a train at the TRAIN exhibit at The History Center, Saturday. The display runs throughout the Three Rivers Festival.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Jorge Ona of the TinCaps, left, greets teammate Hudson Potts after scoring on Pott's homer against Lansing in the first inning at Parkview Field Monday.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Nigel McFarren, 11, gets a face full of foam from the bubble machine near the Botanical Conservatory in the first Open Streets block party, Sunday. 

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Kent Love with the City of Fort wayne installs a new light fixture at the corner of Main and Clinton Streets Monday morning. The previous light was damage during a recent traffic accident.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette TinCaps shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr collects a bouncer from Yeltsin Gudino of Lansing in the first inning Friday at Parkview Field.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette DeBrand Chocolates hustles down Main Street in an early heat in the annual Three Rivers Festival bed race, Wednesday. DeBrand Chocolates successfully defended their title by beating Beckman Lawson for the 2nd year in a row. Sixteen teams, including 3 creative non-racing entries, participated. GALLERY

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr of the TinCaps make an off-balance throw to get Andres Sotillo of Lansing in the seventh inning at Parkview Field Sunday.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Photographer James McKinley shows Mary Beth Snider and Maggie their photo during Picture Your Pet at Fort Wayne Annima Care & Control, Hillegas Rd. Monday.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette The C.O.P.S. Riding for Survivors bicycle tour arrived in Fort Wayne Wednesday morning. The riders, officers and civilian friend of Law Enforcement, kicked off a 13-day tour in Indianapolis that will tour the entire state of Indiana.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette A female sandhill crane, that was rehabilitated through the combined efforts of Wildcat Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, Indiana DNR and Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation, was released Thursday afternoon at Smalley Lake in Noble County. 

Friday, July 14, 2017 12:10 pm

Photos of the Week, July 14, 2017

Favorite photos by The Journal Gazette staff photographers.