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    Perry Hill Elementary art teacher Bonnie Carlson helps her students add their pinwheels to a fence at the school Wednesday. More than 500 students crafted pinwheels to celebrate Internation Peace Day and gathered before class to sing John Lennon's "Imagine." w/video

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette
    DeKalb's Carson Ohning, left, and Columbia City's Khale Rider fight for the ball during the first quarter of the Columbia City vs. DeKalb football game at DeKalb High School in Waterloo, IN on Friday. GALLERY

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
    Mark Kuhn and a crew from K&M Asphalt of Ossian lay down the first coat of sealant on the Foster Park volleyball courts, Friday. After a second coat, the courts will be repainted and a couple of weeks later, open for play.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
    Sims, with Doomtree, sings to the crowd at Saturday's Music Waves on the St. Mary's Stage at Headwater's Park.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette
    Volunteer Isiah Gray takes a breather in front of the band Secret Mezzanine's VW hippie bus while helping set stuff up before the start of the Middle Waves Music Festival at Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne, IN on Friday. The festival's music runs Friday 5pm-11pm then Saturday 11am-11pm at Headwaters Park.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
    Victoria Hardy, left, of Fort Wayne, holds Isabella, 5 months, as she meets Pit Bull Emma, 2, with her owner Sandy Straws, of Columbia City, at Saturday's Pits in the Park at Freimann Square. WIth Video.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
    Ruger, a 4 month old Boxer mix, tries to decide between toys while getting fresh air at Pawster Park Thursday afternoon.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
    Monty the red tail hawk flies from the arms of Jennifer Lanning of Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab, Monday at Peace Montesorri School in New Haven. Monty was found injured with a gun shot wound on the school grounds and the students raised money to help with his recovery. w/video

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
    As part of Homecoming celebrations Team Eco Club / Sigma Pi race to the finish with Lauren Zack, in front, and Tyler Egbert, in rear, at Wednesday afternoon's "Little Regatta" on Mirror Lake at Saint Francis University.

  • Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
    Julius, a 3 1/2 year old Pit Bull, owned by Debra Lockhart, waits in the kissing booth for smooches at Saturday's Pits in the Park at Freimann Square. With Video.

  • Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette
    Inclognito Cloggers' Kaylee Wallace, 18, peforms in the rain at the 2016 Johnny Appleseed Festival in Fort Wayne, IN on Saturday. VIDEO & GALLERY

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
    FWPD officers swarm Lillie Street to investigate a double-shooting in front of the home at 4033 just after noon, Tuesday. w/video

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
    clockwise from lower left: George Steele of Austin, TX, Sue Boericke of Ft. Wayne, Sam Aucoin of Honolulu and JoAnn Lee of Ft Wayne compete in the Gold Rush Pairs class of the American Contract Bridge League Regional tournament at the Grand Wayne Center, Thursday. Beginning and professional players from as far away as California and Poland were among the 800 attending the competition which ends Sunday.

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
    Jacob Irvin, left, leads school mates from Peace Montessori into Friemann Square Wednesday. Carrying hand painted flags with peace in 25 different languages, they passed out snacks and water as part of United Nations International Day of Peace. video

  • Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
    Vincent Village board member and event co-chair Tom Alterhangs a welcome sign for Vincent Willage's 5th Annual A Place at Our Table fundraiser Thursday at Parkview Field. All the food for the diner was donated by local farmers. Vincent village is hoping to more than $250,000 to help cover a loss in HUD money.

  • Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
    Riders dangle their feet from the seats as they fly through the air on the Freak Out ride on Thursday at the Bluffton Street Fair.

  • Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
    Water Race contestants, from left, Morgan Hofstetter, 16, Landon Crist, 10, and Kendal Crist, 11, battle it out with water guns as they try to win a prize on Thursday at the Bluffton Street Fair.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
    Larry Anspach returns a shot in his pickleball game at the McMillen Park Community Center, Thursday. The Fort Wayne Pickleball Association boasts about 300 players; they compete also at Lions Park.
September 23, 2016 12:18 PM

Photos of the Week September 23, 2016

Favorite photos by Journal Gazette staff photographers ending Friday, September 23, 2016.