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Posted on Wed. Oct. 17, 2012 - 12:01 am EDT

Community calendar


FALL FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Blvd. Lunch served 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

HOLLY DAYS CRAFT SHOW: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Deer Ridge Elementary School, 1515 Scott Road.

TALENTS INTO TREASURES CRAFT SALE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Christ's Community Church, 10616 Liberty Mills Road.

LIGHTHOUSE CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Whitley County 4-H Center, Columbia City. Table reservations: 1-260-244-5266 or email

CREATIVE CRAFT BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Crescent Avenue Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave.

CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1910 Hale Ave. Lunch served.

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE: Oct. 27, St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 Indiana 930E, New Haven. Table reservations: Carol Eberly at 493-1067 or

BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: Oct. 28, St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, 11555 N. U.S. 27, Decatur. Swiss steak/broasted chicken dinner served 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $7.50 adults, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under.

CRAFT SHOW, CANDY AND BAKE SALE: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3, Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold St.

CHURCH STREET CORNER BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St. Snack bar open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Table reservations: Carol at 632-5443.

NOVEMBERFEST: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave. Lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Table reservations: 426-5184.

CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3, Union Chapel Church, 12628 Coldwater Road. Table reservations: Peggy Tassler 489-5052 or

CRAFT FAIR: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road. Table reservations: Mary Black at 348-3385 or email

CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Martini Lutheran Church, 333 E. Moeller Road, New Haven. Table reservations: Nila Widenhoefer at 441-8623.

ONE STOP HOLIDAY SHOP CRAFT SHOW: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Arlington Elementary School, 8118 St. Joe Center Road. Table reservations: Lindsay Goodin at 485-3277 or

CHRISTMAS SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10, Emmaus Lutheran Church, 8626 Covington Road. Table reservations: Darlene at 459-7722, Ext. 1004.

MRS. CLAUS'S BOUTIQUE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Brookside Lakes, 7103 Falling Brook Lane. Lunch served at 11 a.m.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING BAZAAR: 8:30 a.m.8:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Leo United Methodist Church, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville.

Camps, classes, seminars

MENSA ADMISSIONS TEST: 10 a.m. Saturday, University of Saint Francis, Doermer Building, Room 166, 2701 Spring St. $40. Must be 14 or older. ID required. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Dan Klopfenstein at 710-0030 or

PET PARENTING CLASSES: For dog owners, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road, and 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 at H.O.P.E. for Animals, 1333 Maycrest Drive. Free. Registration: Allison Miller at 427-5511 or

FREE IN-STORE CLINICS FOR WOMEN: Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's housing clinics for women — Installing Laminate Flooring — 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Lowe's 2105 N. Main St., Bluffton. Finish interior paint and trim — 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 2, Lowe's, 2105 N. Main St., Bluffton. Free. 1-877-560-7210 for more information.

GET CHECKING WORKSHOPS: Monday, Nov. 19 and Dec. 10, Allen County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, 4001 Crescent Ave. Free. Registration: 481-6826.

THE MANY FACES OF AD/HD: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, St. John Lutheran Church; free. Registration: 415-3412.

NAACP BRANCH ELECTIONS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 15, African/African-American Historical Museum, 436 Douglas St. Call 420-0765 for more information.

HANDSPINNERS WORKSHOPS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16-17, Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. $55 per workshop, plus $20 materials fee each day. Contact: Julie Davidson at 1-260-244-1905 or; Betty Barry at 580-1811 or; or Theresa Overy at 226-0286 or

ZUMBA CLASSES: 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, Lane Middle School, 4901 Vance Ave. $5 adults, $3 students.

PICKY EATERS/FEEDING PROBLEMS PRESENTATION: 7-9 p.m. today, Second Steps, 4118 N. Clinton St. Free admission. Michelle Berry, pediatric occupational therapist, and Kimberly A. Griffith, certified speech and language pathologist, will speak. Information: or 481-0500.

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY WORKSHOP: “Writing a Book Using Family Tree Maker and Microsoft Word,” 9 a.m. Oct. 27, in Meeting Rooms A-B at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Curt Sylvester will discuss how to take data from your genealogy software and write a family history in Word. Pre-registration required. Mail $10 check, payable to ACGSI, to Margery Graham, 13431 Ernst Road, Roanoke, IN 46783.


ARTS AND CRAFTS: Exploring Colored Pencils, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 11 (no Dec. 4), Blackhawk Middle School; $89. Stained Glass Workshop, Bevel and Jewel Table Ornament, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 1, GlassLink; $33. Stained Glass Workshop, Woven Glass Vase, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12, GlassLink; $33. Stained Glass Christmas Tree, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, GlassLink; $33. Fused Glass Christmas Wreath, 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, GlassLink; $33.

SEWING: Knitting: Beginning, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 29-Dec. 3, Portage Middle School; $59. Crocheted Rag Rug: Advanced Design, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 1-Dec. 13 (no Nov. 8 or Nov. 22), Lane Middle School; $59.

SPECIAL INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: Genealogy: Finding Your Ancestors, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 6 and Nov. 13, Anthis Career Center; $39. Corrective Make Up, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14, Anthis Career Center; $33.

Clubs, organizations

FORT WAYNE ARTISTS GUILD: 6:30 p.m. today, Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive.

GENEALOGY COMPUTER USERS GROUP: 7 p.m. today, Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room B, 900 Library Plaza.

DEPRESSION/BI-POLAR + 12: 12-step program for those living with both conditions, 7 p.m. Thursdays, First Presbyterian Church, Room 303, 300 W. Wayne St. Information: Marilee Stroud at 312-6069 or

BOB LEIMAN TOASTMASTERS CLUB: 6 p.m. Monday, Pizza Hut, Northcrest Shopping Center, 701 Coliseum Blvd. E. Program is 3rd District congressional debate. 422-8572.

GRIEFSHARE: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Dec. 4, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven. Margie Williams at 749-9907 or the church at 749-9565.

DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: 11:30 a.m. fourth Wednesday of each month (except December), Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 857, 2202 W. Main St. 422-8572.

DIVORCE CARE SUPPORT GROUP: Meetings are 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 5, Salem United Church of Christ, 2401 Lake Ave. Pre-registration encouraged. For information or to register, call 426-5854 or e-mail

IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL EVENTS: Four-part workshop, “Finding Our Voice, Sharing Our Spirit Within and Across Cultures,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, Allen County Public Library; registration: Ruby Cain at F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 9, Link's Wonderland 1711 Creighton Ave.•INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION-RETIRED, ALLEN COUNTY: Noon Nov. 8, Wu's Restaurant, 4411 Coldwater Road. Guest speaker Nate Williams will speak about legal concerns for retired people. 422-8572.


SPAGHETTI DINNER: 5-6:30 p.m. today, Knights of Columbus Council 451, 601 Reed Road.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday; 8 a.m.-noon Friday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 9909 Wayne Trace. Sack sale Friday.

FALL RUMMAGE SALE: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, St. John Lutheran Church, Flatrock, 12912 Franke Road, Monroeville. Bag sale Saturday.

5K RACE/WALK/FUN RUN: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Central Noble High School, Albion. Benefits Cancer Services.

RACE FOR KIDS' SAKE: 9 a.m. Saturday, IPFW, Hilliard Gates Athletic Complex, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. $25 adults, $15 ages 17 and under day of race at 8 a.m. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters.

OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALK: 11 a.m. Saturday, Foster Park. Registration:

FRANCISCAN CENTER'S DINNER AND AUCTION: Saturday, Marriott, 305 E. Washington Center Road. $60 a person. Silent auction and cash bar at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., program and live auction at 7:15 p.m. 744-3977.

A REASON TO TASTE: 6 p.m. Saturday, Ivy Tech Community College, North Campus, 4900 St. Joe Road. $125 a person. 481-2243 or online at

LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO: 1 p.m. Sunday, Hoagland Fire Station, Hoagland. $20 advance, $25 at the door. 639-6164.

TRAIL BLAZER 5K & 10K FUNDRAISING RACE: 2 p.m. Sunday, beginning and ending at Summit Middle School, 4509 Homestead Road. Benefits Fort Wayne Trails. Registration: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $35, $15 under age 15.

RUMMAGE SALE: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 24, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 25, New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven. Bag sale 3-6 p.m. Oct. 25.

RUMMAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 26 and 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 27, St. Joseph Hessen Cassel, U.S. 27 south of 469/U.S. interchange. Bag sale Oct. 27.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE: 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 27, Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road.

HARVEST AND HOLIDAY SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3, Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road.

SEAFOOD BOIL: Nov. 3, Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U. S. 30 W. Cocktails at 6 p.m., with dinner and auctions afterward. New Orleans cooking class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at La Dolce Vita, 112 N. Main St., Roanoke. $250 a couple for seafood boil, $350 a couple for seafood boil and class. 432-9593 by Monday.

JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS: Dec. 1, University of Saint Francis, Hutzell gym, 2701 Spring St. $25 ages 13 and older by Oct. 24, $30 by Nov. 28, $35 afterward; $15 ages 12 and under by Oct. 24, $20 by Nov. 28, $25 afterward; free Santa chase for ages 10 and under; $35 Jingle in My Jammies by Nov. 28. Registration: or Marcy at or 755-6282.


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., Denise Smith, D.O., St. Joseph Medical Group, 1211 W. State Blvd.

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., Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven.

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


CHICAGO: Nov. 3. $40. The Association of IPFW Women: Bev Stewart at or call 485-8724.

CHICAGO: Nov. 17, shopping. $40. Good Shepherd Church: Paulette Ross at 493-4597.

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS: Nov. 29-Dec. 6. Reservations: 1-260-724-2145, 589-3913 or 639-3809, Ext. 4397.

CHICAGO: Dec. 1, Woodfield Mall and IKEA. $50 a person. 402-0496.

KISSIMEE, FLA.: Jan. 4-Feb. 10, visiting Busch Gardens, Sea World, Disney Boardwalk, Arabian Nights, lion safari, Tarpon Springs, Osceola Center for the Arts, lunch at Gaylord Palms. $2,899 double occupancy, $3,799 single occupancy, with $100 deposit. Full payment due Nov. 1. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.

EL SALVADOR: Jan. 19-27. $1,425.03. Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity: Kory Stucky at 422-4828 or by Friday. Payment deadline is Dec. 6.

NEW ORLEANS: Feb. 24-March 2, visiting a Louisiana plantation, riverboat cruise on the Mississippi River, French Quarter, National World War II museum. $635 double occupancy, with $75 deposit. Final payment due Dec. 19. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: May 16-21, visiting World War II Memorial, Capitol Hill, Embassy Row, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Smithsonian, new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, Lincoln Memorial. $575, with $75 deposit. Full payment due March 10. Volunteer Center @ RSVP: 424-3505.

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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