The Journal Gazette
Monday, June 10, 2019 1:00 am

Community Update


LEARN ABOUT BUILDING DUGOUT CANOES: 10 a.m. to noon June 15 and Aug. 17; Wildlife Management Pond, Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area; demonstrations are free and open to the public; property entrance fees apply.


FATHER'S DAY 5K WALK/RUN/RUCK: 8:30 a.m. Saturday; Associated Churches, 602 E. Wayne St.; the course will circle around Lakeside Park; proceeds from the race will benefit military families and A Baby's Closet; $30; face-painting, balloon artists, kid's fun run; a pancake breakfast will be served after the race; more information at; registration at

“Longest Day”: 8:30 a.m. June 19; Fort Wayne Duplicate Bridge Club, 4618 E. State Blvd., Suite 101; morning rubber bridge game, afternoon duplicate bridge game, raffle and silent auction; proceeds to the Alzheimer's Association; $10; reservations at 479-0419; more information at or 479-0458.


CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 484-9560; yoga class, 10 to 11:15 a.m. Thursdays through Aug. 13; “Eat Mediterranean, Live Well,” 2 to 3:30 p.m. today or 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 19; “A Discussion of Chemotherapy – Induced Peripheral Neuropathy” 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.


HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-2900; used-book sale, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; space documentary “Chasing the Moon” and talk by genealogy librarian Sarah Kirby who worked for NASA's Mission Control, 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

GSK SCIENCE IN THE SUMMER: Science Central will provide science education to Allen County Public libraries: 6 to 7 p.m. June 12, 19 and 26, New Haven Branch; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. June 14, 21 and 28, Pontiac Branch; 1 to 3 p.m. June 18 and 25, Shawnee Branch; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 24 and July 1, 8 and 15, Woodburn Branch; 1 to 2 p.m. July 2, 9, 16 and 23, Little Turtle Branch; 7 to 8 p.m. July 3, 10, 17 and 24, Aboite Branch; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. July 29 and 31, Hessen Cassel Branch; and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2, Tecumseh Branch.


DISORDERLY BEAR DEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; regular business/social meeting; more information at 409-9886 or


WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; noon Wednesday; “LCB – Protecting Your Identity & Other Assets.”

41st ANNUAL SENIOR GAMES: Through June 21; participants can compete in any of 36 physically and mentally challenging events; individual event winners and other participants will be recognized at an awards banquet on June 21; more information at or call 427-6000.

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