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Community calendar

Camps, classes, seminars

ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS PROGRAMS: Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Flower Pounding, 7 p.m. May 24; $3. Registration: 481-6826.

PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. June 4, July 2 and Aug. 6 at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road, and 6-7:30 p.m. May 17, June 21, July 19 and Aug. 16 at H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive. Registration: Allison Miller at 427-5511 or

GARDENING SEMINAR: 7 p.m. Monday (Top 10 Pest and Disease Problems and How to Deal with Them), Aboite branch library, 5630 Coventry Lane.

ONE YEAR, ONE HEALTHY CHANGE: Learning to change mini educational sessions, 7 p.m. first Tuesday of every month, through June 5, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza. Topics: “Tobacco Free: Is That a Change I'm Ready to Make?” June 5. Free.

SCRAPBOOKING RETREAT: June 1-2, Manchester College, North Manchester. $140 with overnight accommodations, general public, $90 commuters, general public; $125 overnight accommodations, alumni and employees, $80 commuters, alumni and employees; $5 discount by Friday. Reservations: 1-877-624-8378 or by May 20.

MATERIALS SCIENCE CAMP FOR TEACHERS: July 30-Aug. 3, Ivy Tech Community College, Student Life Center, 4900 St. Joe Road. Free and teacher receive a $500 stipend afterward. Registration: or contact Ann Travis at 480-4118 or

FCA POWER CAMP: For Grades 3-5, June 18-19; and for Grades 6-8, June 20-21, Indiana Tech. Free. Registration: Chuck Nelson at 672-8482 or

PRESERVING NATURE'S BOUNTY WORKSHOPS: 7 p.m. Tuesday, 1 p.m. May 30, 7 p.m. June 6, 1 p.m. June 19, 7 p.m. July 9, 1 p.m. Aug. 2 and 7 p.m. Sept. 6, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. $2 at the door. Contact the extension office at 481-6826, or, or visit the web page under Family — Food and Health for a brochure and to register.

Clubs, organizations

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIANA: 7 p.m. today, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza. Program is “Researching Quaker Records.”

DEPRESSION + 12: 12-step program for those living with depression, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Christ's Hope Ministry and Church, 2818 Carroll Road. Information: Marilee Stroud at 312-6069 or

SUMMIT CITY TOASTMASTERS: 7:30-8:30 a.m. Fridays, Better Business Bureau, 4011 Parnell Ave. Visit or call Kristal Heffley at 918-2065.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St. Lunch served afterward.

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER ONE: Honor veterans up to present time (except Vietnam veterans who have a separate walkway) with a memorial brick on the walkway at the Memorial Shrine. Contact Ron Barnhart at 493-7569.

BOB LEIMAN TOASTMASTERS CLUB: 6 p.m. Monday, Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E. 422-8572.

TOASTMASTERS CLUB 159: Meets second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Special Function Room 2, lower level of Lutheran Hospital. Information: Maxine Nahrwold at 597-7216.

IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: Culture of a City for F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Friday, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave. “Courageous Conversations about Race” book discussion part 1 of 2, 7-8:30 p.m. May 31, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza. F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. June 8, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave.

AUBURN CONSERVATION CLUB: Open house, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 2621 DeKalb County Road 50, Auburn.

FORT WAYNE WOMEN'S MIDDAY CONNECTION: 11:20 a.m.-1 p.m. May 22, Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road. $13.50. Beverly Kison will speak about how to become more confident and comfortable as a woman. Reservations: Suzan at 348-3706 by Tuesday.


FISH FRY: 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive. $8 adults, $5 ages 12 and under.

•FISH FRY: 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Corunna Volunteer Fire Department, Corunna.

RUN WITH THE KNIGHTS 5K RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. Saturday, Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road. Registration at 8 a.m. $20. Registration forms at Call Sarah Shank at 456-1261, Ext. 3039, or email for more information.

MOM'S DAY 5K RUN AND 3K WALK: 9 a.m. Saturday, Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road. $20 adults, $15 ages 17 and under, free ages 12 and under with a parent/guardian present. Registration at 8 a.m. Benefits North Highlands Center for Learning

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St.

DON'T TEXT AND DRIVE 5K RUN WALK: 10 a.m. Saturday, Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road. Registration at 9 a.m.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WALK: 10 a.m. Saturday, Headwaters Park. Check-in at 9 a.m. 483-6308 or

CHICKEN DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION: 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road. $8 adults, $5 ages 10 and under. Call 705-0862 for tickets or email

PROM N AID: Adult prom benefits people of Haiti, 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Grace Gathering, 3157 Minnich Road, New Haven. $15 a person advance, $20 a person at the door, $25 couple advance, $30 couple at the door. Tiffany at 632-0058 or visit

GOLF OUTING: May 17, Deer Track Golf Course, 19030 Tonkel Road, Auburn. Registration: Mary at 486-6981 or

FISH FRY: 4-8 p.m. May 18, Unity Barbershop, 921 E. Pontiac St. $6.50 for fish sandwich and slaw. Order on-site, or order in advance by calling 969-9442 to leave your name and contact number. Benefits Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture (TRIAAC). Entertainment provided by the Three Rivers Jenbe Ensemble, Minneapolis-based poet and songstress Mankwe Ndosi and others.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 18; 9 a.m.-noon May 19, St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 Indiana 930 E., New Haven.

FISH FRY AND CHICKEN STRIPS DINNER: 4:30-7 p.m. May 18, Lutheran Church, 8626 Covington Road. $8.50 adults and carryout, $5.50 ages 6-11, free ages 5 and under dine-in only.

SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS: Wine tasting fundraiser, 6:30 p.m. May 18, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. Must be 21. $50 tickets are available at Belmont Beverage stores, WFWA-PBS39 and online at Benefits PBS39.

PENNIES FOR PUNCHES: 7 p.m. May 18, Team Elite Studio, 509 Ley Road. Donations benefits Erica Predum's spinal cord injury recovery.

INDOOR/OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 19, Tillman Road Church of God, 3710 E. Tillman Road.

NOBLE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE: 10 a.m. May 19, West Noble High School, U.S. 33. Judy Middletown is guest speaker.

LAPPER 2012: 10 a.m. May 19, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Brotherhood Office Park, 6316 Mutual Drive. Registration at For more information, contact Amber Recker at 484-9560 or

FAMILY FUN DAY: 1-5 p.m. May 19, St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 7308 St. Joe Road. Proceeds provide children scholarships for summer camps.

FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4:30-7 p.m. May 19, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road. $8 adults, $5 ages 5-12, free under 5.

ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY SCHOLARSHIP LUNCH: “Honoring Life Savers” (firefighters, police officers and nurses), 2-5 p.m. May 20, Landmark Conference and Reception Centre, 6222 Ellison Road. Speaker Letitia Beckett-Haywood. $40 per person. Reservations: Mary at 745-5852 by Saturday.

GOURMET DINNER: 6 p.m. May 31, Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road. Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Quinn Buckner will speak. $275 first-time attendees and under age 21, $375 past attendees. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters. 456-1600.

GOLF CLASSIC: 1 p.m. June 7, Pine Valley Country Club, 10900 Pine Mills Road. Registration and hold sponsors: 424-2400, Ext. 423. Benefits Science Central.

CANI GOLF 2012: June 7, Noble Hawks Gold Links, 3005 Noble Hawk Drive, Kendallville. $400 foursome. Jennifer Renner at 399-4103.

POSTAL CUSTOMER COUNCIL GOLF OUTING: 7:30 a.m. July 20, Brookwood Golf Course, 10304 Bluffton Road.

BIG ORANGE PRIDE GOLF SCRAMBLE: 1 p.m. July 28, River Bend Golf Course, 7207 St. Joe Road. $55 a person, $220 foursome, $150 hole sponsorships. Registration: or mail registration and checks payable to BOP: Jim Desormeaux, Golf Outing Coordinator, 8408 McMan Place, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 by July 14.


CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION: Meets at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Anthis Career Center, Room 128, 1200 S. Barr St.

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967: 6 p.m.-midnight July 14, Coyote Creek, 4935 Hillegas Road. Contact Marita Barile-Marquardt at 485-6777, Kathy Murphy-Brockway at 489-8486 or Denise Hart Kennedy at 436-4335 by June 15.

USS MADDOX DESTROYER ASSOCIATION (DD731, DD622 AND DD168): Reunion dates: Aug. 16-19, Reno, Nev. Contact Dennis Stokhaug, 571 W. 14562 Hidden Creek Court, Muskego, WI 53150. Phone: 1-262-679-9409. Email:

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1962: 6-10 p.m. Aug. 17, VFW, 2202 W. Main St. Dinner Aug. 18 at Ceruti's, 6601 Innovation Blvd. Information: Patty Hartman-Hoeppner at 422-7083.

USS LONG BEACH CGN-9 ASSOCIATION: Sept. 8-16, Embassy Suites, 1445 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, Ill. Call Mary Sklena at 1-847-945-4500 and use group reservation code CGN by Aug. 13. For information, contact Don Shade, 299 Kiantone Road, Lot 92, Jamestown, N.Y. 14701-9370, or call 1-866-352-2469 or 1-716-569-2314, or email, or visit

USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762: Sept. 12-16, Holiday Inn Portland Airport, Portland, Ore. Shipmates who served are encouraged to contact Allen R. Hope, president, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4505, or call 486-2221 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or fax 492-9771, or email

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1972: Sept. 15, Deer Park Irish Pub. Submit new address information to Barb Charais at or through Facebook. General questions: Mary Ann (Arnold) Horn at 271-5009 or Sarah (Gebhard) Helmke at 638-4158.

ELMHURST HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1977: Sept. 22, Comfort Inn & Suites, 5775 Coventry Lane. Nancy Rush at

BISHOP LUERS CLASS OF 1972: Oct. 13, Parkview Field. Updated information on Facebook at BLHS-72.

NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1972: 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Rack & Helen's Bar and Grill Banquet Room, 525 Broadway St. New Haven. If you have not received a save the date postcard, please call 493-3277.

Super Shot


Monday: 4-7 p.m., United Hispanic Americans, 2424 Fairfield Ave.

Tuesday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300.

Wednesday: 4-7 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd.

Thursday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd.; 4-7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 14318 Lima Road.

Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon, Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive.


CHICAGO: June 9, Woodfield Mall. $40. Mount Calvary Church: 422-3968 or 447-9857.

ANN ARBOR, MICH.: Art fairs, July 18. $42. Judi Bruck at 486-3217.

CAPE COD: July 22-28. $619 double occupancy, $75 deposit required and final payment due May 30. Volunteer Center: 424-3505 or email

Send items to Neighbors/The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801; Fax: 461-8817; e-mail neighbors@news-sentinel. com. Include a contact name and phone number.

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