The Journal Gazette
Monday, August 05, 2019 1:00 am

Community update


“BUZZ AND SHAKE!” WORKSHOP: 7 to 8:15 p.m. Saturday; Miami State Recreation Area, Mississinewa Lake, meet at the program shelter in the modern campground; learn about pollinators; create bumble bee shaker; all ages.


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY AND PORK TENDERLOIN: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday; Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive; sponsored by Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor; $9 adults, $5 children.

“ANNUAL CHARITY RIDE 2019”: 9 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. ride; Aug. 24; Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2730 Lofty Drive; scavenger hunt ride; also Chinese auction, silent auction, raffle items; light lunch available for $5; benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities in Fort Wayne; $10 rider, $5 passenger; more information at 402-276-1483.

“MERAKI: TOAST TO THE ARTS”: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 29; Two EE's Winery, 6808 U.S. 24, Huntington; concert and wine event featuring Jennie DeVoe; proceeds to Pathfinder Services Creative Abilities Art Studios; $40 tickets, $75 for two at or 260-355-2573.

“15TH ANNUAL TRIBUTE DINNER”: Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana; 6 p.m. Sept. 4; The Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive; keynote speaker is Paqui Kelly, co-founder of the Kelly Cares Foundation and Cancer Services' Champion of Hope award recipient; $100 tickets at or call 484-9560.

2019 JEEP WRANGLER RAFFLE: Tickets are available for purchase now through Dec. 5; proceeds benefit Turnstone Center in honor of McMahon's Best-One Tire & Auto Care's 50th anniversary; $20 tickets, $50 for 3, $100 for 8 or $250 for 25; purchase tickets at Turnstone Center, 3320 N. Clinton St.; or any of the McMahon's Best-One locations; more information at


ALLIANCE FOR EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS: Weekly support group; 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (and every Tuesday); Alliance Support Group Space, 3914 New Vision Drive; more information at or 866-662-1235.

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, “Foods to Fight Cancer”; and 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, “Forest Therapy Walk,” Metea County Park, 8401 Union Chapel Road, front entrance, reservations required at 484-9560.

BLOOD DONATION: 2 to 8 p.m. today, Christian Community Center of Harlan, 12616 Spencerville Road, Harlan; 2 to 6:30 p.m. today, Community Center, 204 Rufus St., New Haven; noon to 4 p.m. today, Community State Bank, 802 E. Albion St., Avilla; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 1203 East 7th St., Auburn; 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Crosspointe Family Church, 210 Highpointe Crossing, Kendallville; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Orchard Pointe, 702 Sawyer Road, Kendallville; 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 10700 Aboite Center Road; 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Hamilton United Methodist Church, 7780 S. Wayne St., Hamilton; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Adams Memorial Hospital, 1100 Mercer Ave., Decatur; noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Bluffton Regional Medical Center, 303 S. Main St., Bluffton; and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Huntertown Heritage Days, 2114 Woods Road, Huntertown.


ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 260-724-2605; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Science Central returns with Oreo moon phases and outrageous orbiters lab plus the experimenting process demonstration for kindergarten through sixth graders, registration required; and 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, music in Storybook Park with Ross Kinsey.


APPLESEED QUILT GUILD: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road; open to anyone interested in quilts or quilting; meetings conclude with “Show and Tell”; more information at

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 DAR members.

FORT WAYNE INVENTORS CLUB: 7 p.m. Thursday; TekVenture, 1550 Griffin St.; more information at 466-7655 or

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


WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, “Farm Wagon”; 1 p.m. Friday, computer class.

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