The Journal Gazette
Monday, July 19, 2021 1:00 am

Community Update


“TINY MUSICIANS”: 9 to 9:45 a.m. or 10 to 10:45 a.m. Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28; for ages zero to 3 with a parent or guardian; register at


NELSON'S BBQ PORT-A-PIT CHICKEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Ossian United Methodist Church, 201 W. Mill St., Ossian; drive though only; $10 includes half chicken, apple sauce, chips and cookies.


CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA: 6316 Mutual Drive; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, “Simple Summer Starters, Salads and Sides”; also, “Zoom Opportunity – Photographs of Meaning,” participants will share their experiences through a photo voice group project as how they balance life and cancer treatment, two groups (ages 18 to 39) and (age 40 and older), dates are open ended depending on interest; register at 484-9560 or

BLOOD DONATIONS: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, 215 E. Dustman Road, Bluffton; 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, First Missionary Church, 950 U.S. 27 South, Berne; noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, 550 E. Wallen Road; 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Harlan United Methodist Church, 16434 Indiana 37, Harlan; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jay County Public Library, 315 N. Ship St., Portland; 1 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Fremont Community Church, 601 N. Coldwater St., Fremont; 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Churubusco United Methodist Church, 750 N. Main, Churubusco; 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Parkview Whitley Hospital, 1260 E. Indiana 205, Columbia City; Zion Lutheran Church, 101 E. North St., Columbia City; noon to 6 p.m. Friday, YMCA – Jorgensen, 10313 Aboite Center Road; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Cole Center Family YMCA, 700 S. Garden St., Kendallville; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, The Pointe Church, 5335 Bass Road; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Pathway Community Church, 1010 Carroll Road.


ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 128 S. Third St., Decatur; 10 a.m. Saturday, “Paint & Canvas”; all supplies are provided; registration is required at 260-724-2605.

HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 10 a.m. Saturday, hobby beekeepers will talk all things beekeeping and how to get started.

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville; 260-343-2029; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Noble County historical items will be presented by local history buffs; participants welcome to bring items; submit photo or item description in advance to

LAGRANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: 203 W. Spring St., LaGrange: 260-463-2841; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Great Commission University (Howe Military), White Hall, 5755 N. Indiana 9, Howe; explore nature, combine exercise, education, friendship and fun; all ages.


SALAMONIE LAKE'S CHRISTMAS IN JULY: 8:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; 9214 W. Lost Bridge West, Andrews; property entrance fees apply: $7 per in-state vehicle; $9 per out-of-state vehicle; campsite reservations at or 866-622-6746.

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