The Journal Gazette
Monday, October 21, 2019 1:00 am

Community update


FISH FRY: 4:30 p.m. Friday; Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.; $9 adults, $4 ages 6 to 10, free for 6 and younger.

“CHARLIE'S BIRTHDAY BASH”: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday; Rich's Auto Center, 2135 Sandpoint Road; the shop's dog, Charlie, is hosting a party to benefit the Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry; donation at the entrance to be entered in a chance to win $250 worth of service; cake and refreshments for humans; baked goods for dogs for $1 donation; take your picture with Charlie for a $5 donation; microchips for a $5 donation.

“A REASON TO TASTE”: 6 p.m. Nov. 2; the Mirro Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive; hosted by Ivy Tech; five-food exhibits paired with French wines, musicians, performers; theme is “Rue de Paris”; $150 tickets at


CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. “Garden Symposium”; presented by master gardeners; $5 includes lunch; registration is required at 484-9560.

“CELEBRATION OF LIFE – GRIEF AND TRAUMA EDUCATION LUNCHEON”: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday; Faith United Methodist Church, 207 E. DeWald St.; free; more information at 744-4238.

“STOP-THE-BLEED – SAVE A LIFE”: 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 11; Fairview Missionary Church, 525 E. 200 North, Angola; Michelle Stimpson, R.N., adult injury prevention coordinator with Lutheran Hospital, will teach the class; sponsored by the Angola Neighborhood Watch; free; registration at 260-665-3929.

BLOOD DONATIONS: 2 to 7 p.m. today, Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Road, Huntington; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Zion Lutheran Church, 101 E. North St., Columbia City; 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Shigs In Pit, 6250 Maplecrest Road; 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Peace Lutheran Church, 355 E. Indiana 120, Fremont; 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Manchester University, 10627 Diebold Road; 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Knight-Bergman Center, 132 S. Nancy St., Warren; and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, St. Mary Catholic Church, 414 Madison St., Decatur.


“IDENTITY OF FORM AND APPEARANCE”: Today to Dec. 13; Indiana Tech, Snyder Academic Center, D'Agostino Art Gallery, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.; Fort Wayne Museum of Art exhibit will be featured; more information at

A DAY WITH LEGAL GENEALOGIST JUDY G. RUSSELL: Saturday; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; featuring four lectures; for times, more information and a description of each presentation, go to; $40 members, $70 non-members; $12 for box lunch; registration deadline today at; walk-ins for lectures available at nonmember rate.


ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: 900 Library Plaza, 421-1265; “Midnight Madness Event”; must be inside the Genealogy Center when the library closes at 6 p.m. Friday; patrons will have access to the Genealogy Center and its outside lobby area, only, until midnight; do not park in the underground garage; three programs will take place: “Finding and Using Catholic Church Records,” “What's in the Collection: Tour and Introduction to the Genealogy Center Collection” and “Biographical Works in Genealogical Research.”


HERITAGE LIONS REGULAR MEETING: 7 p.m. Tuesday; HAAA Community Center, Hoagland; Ed Coy, president, will lead the discussion of several possible future projects as well as ideas on gaining new members; questions at 755-2162.

“IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL” – FOLKS UNITED NOWADAYS: Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday; Parkview Hospital, Boscia Room, second floor, 2200 Randallia Drive; “The Culture & History of Voting”; community-at-large and candidates are welcome; RSVP for this free event at or contact Ruby Cain at 765-285-9126 or

DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: 11:30 a.m.; speaker at noon Wednesday; Mad Anthony Brewing Co., 2002 Broadway; speaker will be Katherine “Katie” Zuber; more information at 414-4575.


WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; 12:30 p.m. Monday, euchre tournament.

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