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FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Opinion leaders luncheon. Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St., Fort Wayne. Noon. Free. RSVP to Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne by calling (260) 456-0400 or email office@fwjf.org. Moran Birman, representing the consulate general of Israel to the Midwest in Chicago, will discuss “Israel: A Positive Influence on the World.” Birman has been a diplomat since 2014.

Focus on Health health fair. University of Saint Francis North Campus, 2702 Spring St., Fort Wayne. 7:30-11 a.m. Sponsored by Parkview Health. Get blood pressure and other tests for free. Or choose from a wider range of tests starting at $10. Get details at fohealth.com.

Jazz Ensemble featuring IPFW Chamber Singers. IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Rhinehart Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. The premier IPFW big band and the IPFW Chamber Singers join forces to offer standard jazz arrangements from swing through jazz-rock. Vocal a cappella and instrumental improvisation round out the evening. Farrell Vernon and Vaughn Roste direct. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Fish and chicken fry. Grabill Fire Station, 13413 State St., Grabill. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Adults pay $10, ages 4-9 pay $7, children 3 or younger eat for free. Sponsored by Cedar Creek Lions Club to support the Northeast Allen County Fire & EMS and local community needs.

The Outcry Tour. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 7 p.m Tickets $19.95-$64.95, plus fees. Featuring Jesus Culture, Lauren Daigle and Elevation Worship. For details, visit TrinityCommunications.org.

MDA Muscle Walk. Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St., Fort Wayne. 5:30 p.m. For information, contact Clarissa Fenker, (260) 486-6698 or cfenker@mdausa.org. To register, visit mdausa.org and search for Fort Wayne.

Artist reception. Crestwoods, 314 N. Main St., Roanoke. 2-5 p.m. “Norman Bradley and Friends” continues through May 20. Featured artists: Norman and Dixie Bradley, John Hrehov, Don Osos, Karen Moriarty, Betty Fishman, Russell Oettel, Don Kruse, Patricia Weiss and George McCullough. Crestwoods Frame Shop and Gallery is open 10 a.m-5 p.m. TuesdaySaturday, or by appointment. Learn more at crestwoodsgallery.com.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser. Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 8010 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Suggested donation $5. Girl Scout Troop 20763 is raising money for a trip to Cincinnati.

Zoo opens for the season. Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Grounds close at 6 p.m. Adult admission, $15. Get more admission information and see the zoo’s schedule at kidzoo.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

Festival Choir concert. Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St., Fort Wayne. 4 p.m. Free. A choir uniting members of different churches in Fort Wayne will present a program of sacred music. For more information, call Diana at (260) 745-3658.

Lunch & Laugh for seniors. Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave., Fort Wayne. Noon-2 p.m. Free. The event will offer a free hot lunch. Seniors will play trivia games with and competing against the church youth group. Other highlights include door prizes, game prizes, and a chocolate fountain. Register by April 16 at fwgoodshepherd.org.

Breakfast buffet. American Legion Post 420, 112 E. South St., Monroeville. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost: 11 or older, $7; 5-10. $4; 4 or younger, free. Sponsored by the Monroeville Lions Club. The meal includes scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, applesauce, tropical fruit, coffee, milk and juice. Proceeds benefit Cornerstone Youth Center, Monroeville. The money will be used for summer programming and feeding youth who are at the center for extended hours.

“A Matter of Life and Death I.” Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne 4 p.m. Free admission for all. The IPFW University Singers, Chamber Singers and Choral Union will join forces with Heartland Sings to present a concert including a Bach motet and Faure’s immortal “Requiem.” Vaughn Roste conducts.

Horn Studio Recital. IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Rhinehart Recital Hall. 5:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. Students from the studio of Fort Wayne Philharmonic Principal Horn and IPFW Horn Professor Mike Lewellen as they present solo works and some ensemble selections. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

“What’s It Worth?” Lincoln Financial Event Center, Parkview Field, Fort Wayne. Noon-4 p.m. PBS39’s annual antiques and collectibles evaluation event marks its fifth year. This event offers people the chance to have their personal treasures examined and evaluated by local experts. The cost to have a single item evaluated is $10, or have three items evaluated for $25. Proceeds benefit PBS39, northeast Indiana’s nonprofit public television station. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door the day of the event; each ticket allows for one item to be evaluated. Experts from the Allen County Public Library’s Genealogy Center will conduct free workshops at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Singles dance. American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road, Fort Wayne. 6-9:15 p.m. $7 cover, with DJ, potluck carry-in and cash bar. For more information, call Doug at (260) 704-3669.

MONDAY, APRIL 24

Community Orchestra Concert. IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Auer Performance Hall. 7:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. IPFW’s llarge symphony orchestra takes the stage to offer one of the great masterpieces of classical music, Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.” David Cooke conducts. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

Hesburgh Lecture Series. Allen County Main Library, Fort Wayne. Meeting Room A. 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. The Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne and the St. Thomas More Society of Fort Wayne, in conjunction with the Alumni Association of the University of Notre Dame, will host a brief lecture followed by a panel discussion on the topic of Pope Francis’ Vision for the Church. Plesase RSVP by emailing Jacob Benedict at jacob@amiinvestment.com.

“A Matter of Life and Death II.” IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Auer Performance Hall. 7:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. Different from the April 23 concert, the IPFW Choral ensembles will join forces with the Heartland Sings to present a program of choral music about life and death. Vaughn Roste conducts. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

Brass quintet recital. IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Rhinehart Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. The concert will feature varied works from the brass quintet repertoire. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

“Jekyll and Hyde — The Musical.” Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, $8 for students. Timothy Miller directs.

Veteran peer support group. VA Annex, 2500 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. 4:30-6 p.m. Free coffee. Visit vet2vetusa.org for more information. This group is run by veterans but it not a VA-run group. Meetings are held each Wednesday.

Living with Depression support group. First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 7-8:30 p.m. each Wednesday. These non-professionals have lived with depression and help one another by sharing experiences and through the use of literature. Anyone interested in the group is asked to call Marilee Stroud at (260) 312-6069 for further information.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

Diversity Dialogue. YWCA Northeast Indiana, 5920 Decatur Road, Fort Wayne. Noon-1:30 p.m. No charge. Feel free to bring your lunch. Kim Lloyd, a professor at IPFW, will lead asolution-focused discussion on how to end rape culture. RSVP by calling Sue Hiatt at (260) 424-4908, ext. 226.

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

“Jekyll and Hyde — The Musical.” Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, $8 for students. Timothy Miller directs.

Rummage and bake sale. Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave., Fort Wayne. 4-7 p.m. In the Fellowship Hall, in the church basement. All proceeds benefit mission work.

Spring rummage sale. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sponsored by the Ladies Society. The sale ends Friday, with a $2-a-bag sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Outside items will be available both days from 8 a.m. Proceeds go to various charities.

Church rummage sale. St. Joseph United Methodist Church, 6004 Reed Road, Fort Wayne. 5-8 p.m. The sale benefits United Methodist Women.

Luers preview night. Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road, Fort Wayne. 7-9 p.m. $5 per person. Preview Knight offers a sneak peak of LuersKnight, the major fundraiser April 28. The preview night atmosphere is relaxed and includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages. The event is open to the public. Friends, co-workers and family members are welcome to attend. Some items will be up for bid and may be taken home that evening. Enter through the gymnasium doors near the football field.

Decades Rewind. The Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $35 and $45. Tickets are available at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy Theatre, ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. Decades Rewind features an eight-piece rock band and six vocalists surrounded by stage lighting and videos of American culture. The concert also offers more than 100 costume changes.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28

“Jekyll and Hyde — The Musical.” Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, $8 for students. Timothy Miller directs.

Spring rummage sale. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The sale ends today, with a $2-a-bag sale. Outside items will be available from 8 a.m. Sponsored by the Ladies Society. Proceeds go to various charities.

Rummage and bake sale. Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave., Fort Wayne. In the Fellowship Hall, in the church basement. 9 a.m.-noon is the regular sale; a $2 a bag sale is 1 p.m.-3 p.m. All proceeds benefit mission work.

Church rummage sale. First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne. 1-7 p.m. Proceeds go to church outreach projects. The sale continues Saturday.

Church rummage sale. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 202 W. Rudisill Blvd., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Lots of household items, clothes, furniture, toys, books and miscellaneous. The sale continues Saturday. Proceeds go towards missions. Sponsored by Ladies Aid.

Church rummage sale. St. Joseph United Methodist Church, 6004 Reed Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The sale continues Saturday. The sale benefits United Methodist Women.

LuersKnight. Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road, Fort Wayne. The 37th annual dinner and auction opens with dinner and hors d’oveuvres at 5:30 p.m. Dinner follows. $150 per person. Cocktail attire, with black tie optional. The theme, “A Knight at the Castle,” highlights the spring musical “Beauty and the Beast.” Arrive by Entrance 3, by the cafeteria. For reservations, call Kathy Skelly at (260) 456-1262, ext. 3142, or email kskelly@bishopluers.org. This is a major annual fundraiser for the high school.

Fish and chicken fry. Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Road, Fort Wayne. 4:30-7 p.m. Adults, $10; children 6-12, $5; children 5 and under, free. Fish, chicken, green beans, cole slaw or applesauce, dessert and drink. Dine-in, carry-out and drive-thru available.

Final Showcase event. IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Auer Performance Hall. 7:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. The IPFW Bands conclude the 2016–17 season in a joint collaboration with the IPFW choirs and Fort Wayne Children’s Choir on Eric Whitacre’s “Equus” as well as with Ingolf Dahl’s magnificent “Sinfonietta.” Daniel Tembras and Vaughn Roste conduct. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

“A Wrinkle in Time.” PPG ArtsLab, 300 E. Main st., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. $20 adults, $17 for ages 60-plus, $11 for students. all for One productions inc. presents this work by Madeleine L’Engle, adapted by James Sie. For tickets, call (260) 422-4226 or online at www.tickets.artstix.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

High’s Chicken for sale. At the four-way stop in Leo and by the Do-It-Best Hardware store in Grabill. From 10:30 a.m. until sold out. The Cedars Branch Auxiliary is hosting the sale with proceeds used to benefit the residents of the nursing care facility at The Cedars, Leo-Cedarville. Prices were not available at press time.

Church rummage sale. First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Also offering a bake sale today. Proceeds go to church outreach projects.

Church rummage sale. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 202 W. Rudisill Blvd., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Today is $2 a bag sale. Lots of household items, clothes, furniture, toys, books and miscellaneous. Proceeds go towards missions. Sponsored by Ladies Aid.

Church rummage sale. St. Joseph United Methodist Church, 6004 Reed Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Today is a $3-a-bag sale. The sale benefits United Methodist Women.

Rain garden workshop. Dupont Library, 536 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. 8:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. Free. Register by calling 311 or (260) 427-8311. City residents who attend a workshop may be eligible to receive a cash incentive to assist with plant purchases for their rain garden. For more information visit http://www.catchingrainfw.org/.

“A Wrinkle in Time.” PPG ArtsLab, 300 E. Main st., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. $20 adults, $17 for ages 60-plus, $11 for students. all for One productions inc. presents this work by Madeleine L’Engle, adapted by James Sie. For tickets, call (260) 422-4226 or online at www.tickets.artstix.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

Earth Day Fort Wayne. Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. 1-5 p.m. Free. This faamily-friendly community event celebrates Earth Day 2017. You’ll enjoy conservation-oriented learning activities and presentations, wetland education stations, stewardship opportunities, a farmers market and more.

German choral concert. Rhinehart Music Center, IPFW Campus, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5 p.m. Free admission. The Fort Wayne Männerchor/Damenchor will host German choral societies from four states for the 63rd Bezirks Säengerfest. Visit fortwaynemaennerchor.us for more information on the concert and the local German choral organization.

Bead For Life Marketplace. St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 2305 Goshen Road, Fort Wayne. Noon-3 p.m. Be inspired by hardworking Ugandan women lifting themselves out of poverty and providing an education for their children. Buy handmade jewelry made from colorful recycled paper and help others a world away.

Grand opening. Madge Rothschild Resource Center, 5200 Old Mill Road, Fort Wayne. 2-3:45 p.m.: reception and open house including the Rabbi Richard B. Safran Library and the Jacob L. Goldman Memorial Museum focusing on 200 years of Jewish history in northeast Indiana. Tours of Congregation Achduth Vesholom at 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. 4 p.m.: brief program about the resource center with keynote speaker David Laskin, author of “One Family, Three Journeys: How One Family Embodied The Sweep of 20th Century Jewish History.” Book signing with Laskin and reception immediately following program.

Cello and piano. IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Rhinehart Recital Hall. 2:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. Guest artist/music faculty recital featuring Ellie Wee, cello, and Hamilton Tescarollo, piano, performing Schumann’s “Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70,” Shostakovich’s “Sonata in D Minor, Op. 40,” and several other works for cello and piano. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

Flute studio recital. PFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Rhinehart Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. $7 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and older, $4 for non-IPFW students, free for students 18 and younger and for IPFW students with ID. Students of IPFW flute professor Vivianne Belanger offer solo literature performances along with a flute ensemble that includes piccolo and alto flutes. Buy tickets online at www.ipfw.edu/tickets or by calling (260) 481-6555.

“A Wrinkle in Time.” PPG ArtsLab, 300 E. Main st., Fort Wayne. 2:30 p.m. $20 adults, $17 for ages 60-plus, $11 for students. all for One productions inc. presents this work by Madeleine L’Engle, adapted by James Sie. For tickets, call (260) 422-4226 or online at www.tickets.artstix.org.

Lutheran Schools Music and Arts Festival. Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive, Fort Wayne. Free and open to the public. Free art show throughout the school from 12:30-3:30 p.m. and a free concert from CLHS and Lutheran grade school students at 2 p.m. in the CLHS gymnasium.