COMMUNITY CALENDAR – FRIDAY, JUNE 23

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Free jazz concert. Georgetown Square, 6310 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Summer Concert Series kicks off with The New Millennium Jazz Orchestra. Ed King leads the 18-piece orchestra in presenting the Big Band sound of artists such as Frank Sinatra. Concerts are held between the Georgetown Branch Library and the shops and restaurants to the south, giving concertgoers access to food and drink vendors.

Fish fry. Mizpah Shrine Center, 1015A Memorial Way, Fort Wayne. 5:30-8 p.m. $10 for adults, $7 for ages 5-12. The all-you-can-eat fish dinners include the traditional sides and beverages. The Mizpah Shrine Center is between Parnell Avenue and Clinton Street just south of Coliseum Boulevard.

Todd Harrold and Nick Bobay perform. Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music around the courtyard fountain through the Friday Nites Live concert series.

“Singing Insects” is the topic. Meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. During this evening hike, search for and identify the songs of singing insects on the marsh. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Contact info@lrwp.org or (260) 478-2515 for information.

Book reading and signing. Hyde Brothers Bookseller, 1428 Wells St., Fort Wayne. 5-7 p.m. Free. Local author Ron Lucas will read from and sign copies of his new poetry book, “The Mother Goose Market.”

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

The Spinners in concert. Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 8 p.m. Tickets $28-$38, available through fortwayneparks.org.

Voices of Unity in concert. IPFW Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5 p.m. $16 for adults, $11 for seniors and students, $6 for children 12 and younger. The Unity Performing Arts Foundation presents this tribute to Sir Elton John and Prince. Tickets can be purchased at UPAF.COM or call (260) 481-6719.

Concert of Hope 2017. CS3, 1915 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne. 8 p.m. $10 at the door. Three bands and one comedian will entertain at this benefit for the Huntington’s Disease Foundation. Get tickets for $7 in advance; visit concertofhopehd.com for advance tickets.

PUGFest. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 for adults, $15 for families. See the parade of foster pugs at 10:30 a.m., the Best Shedder and Curliest Tail contests at 11 a.m., pug races at noon and 12:30 p.m., the pug owners look-alike contest at 3:30 p.m. and other activities. Sponsored by Kentuckiana Pug Rescue.

Northern Indiana Pet Expo. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 for adults, $3 for ages 60-plus and ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and younger. Healthy and altered dogs and cats admitted for $1; see northernindianapetexpo.org for details. The event benefits the homeless dogs and cats of the Allen County SPCA.

SUNDAY, JUNE 25

Fresh-Squeezed Serenade. University of Saint Francis North Campus, 2702 Spring St., Fort Wayne. 4:30 p.m. Free. Heartland Sings presents the Vocal Artists and Instrumental Combo performing an assortment of jazz, pop and Celtic music. A video production crew will be filming professional video for promotional purposes. Food will be available for purchase.

Northern Indiana Pet Expo. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 for adults, $3 for ages 60-plus and ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and younger. Healthy and altered dogs and cats admitted for $1; see northernindianapetexpo.org for details. The event benefits the homeless dogs and cats of the Allen County SPCA.

Free Community Picnic. Praise Lutheran Church, 1115 W. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Noon-2:30 p.m. This even honors those who serve and first-responders. For more information, call (260) 490-7729 or visit www.praiselutheran.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 27

Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection. Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $18, inclusive of luncheon and program. For reservations, call Meredith at (260) 672-3414. Cancellations after June 23 will require payment. The program is “Keeping Art Alive,” featuring Amanda Martin, vice president of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28

Wednesdays on Wayne. First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 12:15 p.m. Free. IPFW voice professor Mark Stachovsky and classical guitarist Daniel Quinn will perform favorite selections from the classical repertoire. A light luncheon will be served after the recital.

“The Prisoner of Azkaban.” Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Free. This 2004 Harry Potter movie is presented by the Fort Wayne Parks Department.

Summer Nights at the Embassy. Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5-10 p.m. Tickets $5. Buy tickets at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Tonight is Soul Night featuring vocalist Fatima Washington. Menu items available for purchase from Hoppy Gnome. Cash bar.

Diversity Dialogue: Invisible Disabilities. YWCA Northeast Indiana, 5920 Decatur Road, Fort Wayne. Noon-1:30 p.m. A panel will define invisible disabilities, give examples, discuss the barriers for individuals, talk about ways to support individuals, and examine the strengths of the invisible disabilities community. Guests may bring their own lunch. RSVP by calling Ashley Smedley at (260) 424-4908, ext. 226.

THURSDAY, JUNE 29

“King of Kings.” Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. $8 for adults; $3 for children 12 and younger. Scott Foppiano plays the Embassy’s Grande Page pipe organ to accompany this silent, black-and-white, 1927 movie produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30

Fort Wayne Funk Orchestra performs. Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music around the courtyard fountain through the Friday Nites Live concert series.

Woodwind recital. IPFW Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne. 1 p.m. Free. The Woodwind Summer Music Camp ends with a recital open to the public. The weeklong day camp is for advanced woodwind students age 12-18.

Screen on the Green. Praise Lutheran Church, 1115 W. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Free dinner at 7:30 p.m., free movie at 8:45 p.m. Free popcorn and prize drawings. Bring a comfy chair and blanket. For more information, visit www.praiselutheran.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 1

Cookware from Local Clays, with Eric Vosteen. Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 1-4 p.m. General admission $7; students and seniors $5; younger than 2 and History Center members, free. The History Center sponsors Miami Indian Heritage Days the first Saturday of each month, May through November. A guided tour of the house is included.

The Stranger, featuring Mike Santoro (Billy Joel tribute). Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 8 p.m. Tickets $22, available through fortwayneparks.org.

Patriotic Pops. Parkview Field. Free, and open to the public. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic concert begins at 8:30 p.m., with fireworks accompanying the finale at approximately 9:40 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Attendees should plan to arrive early for best seating. Parkview Field’s concessions will be open; no outside food or beverages are permitted. There will be family-friendly pre-concert activities, including free access to the batting cages and the Fun Zone Area. T.A.G. Art Company will offer face painting. Uncle Sam and Captain American will mingle with the crowd and pose for photos. Caleb Young will conduct. The program will open with “The Star-Spangled Banner” and close with Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture.”

TUESDAY, JULY 4

Fireworks. Downtown Fort Wayne, with the show from atop the Indiana Michigan Power Center. 10 p.m., or immediately after the TinCaps game. Lutheran Health Network and Old National Bank will again serve as financial sponsors for the fireworks display.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5

Curbside Cruisers Car Club cruise-in. Athenian Family Restaurant, 1020 W. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5-8 p.m. Spectators welcome. For details, call (260) 485-5886. For information on cruise-ins from Orland, Ind., to Bryan, Ohio, visit libertycruisers.com.

“The Goblet of Fire.” Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Free. This 2005 Harry Potter movie is presented by the Fort Wayne Parks Department.

OVERSET FOLLOWS:Summer Nights at the Embassy. Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5-10 p.m. Tickets $5. Buy tickets at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Tonight is Magic Night: Performances by magicians from Indy Magic Monthly. Menu items available for purchase from Shigs in Pit. Cash bar.

Appleseed Quilt Guild. Classic Cafe, 4832 Hillegas Road, Fort Wayne. Social time at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Quilters of all skill levels are invited for an evening of fun and a surprise lesson. For information about the organization, visit appleseedquiltersguild.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 6

Disorderly Bear Den. Community Center, 233 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 6:30 p.m. The Disorderly Bear Den of Good Bears of the World will hold their regular business and social meeting. Visitors are welcome; get details by calling Donna Gordon-Hearn, (260) 409-9886, or emailing tdbear7@comcast.net. Disorderly Bear Den is a charity that provides teddy bears to children and lonely adults in Fort Wayne.

FRIDAY, JULY 7

Brother performs. Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music around the courtyard fountain through the Friday Nites Live concert series.

‘The Addams Family.” Canterbury High School, 3210 Smith Road, Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for students high school age or younger, and $2 off with a Three Rivers Festival button. Presented by Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre.

SATURDAY, JULY 8

Flea market. Harlan United Methodist Church, 7624 Maysville Road, Harlan. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The day will include a bake sale. Lunch will be available for purchase.

Woodburn Clock Plaza dedication. Northeast corner of Bull Rapids Road and Main Street, Woodburn. 10:30 a.m. The City of Woodburn and the children of Harry and Jeanette Henney welcome the public to attend the dedication of the clock plaza commissioned in their parents’ memory. Lunch will be available after the dedication, but a ticket is required. Tickets can be picked up at the Woodburn City Hall; a donation would be appreciated. Harry Henney was the longtime city clerk-treasurer. Jeanette Henney worked at Woodburn Elementary School.

Rummage and book sale. First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Bag sale 2-3 p.m.Proceeds benefit the church’s children and youth programs.

Ventures in Creativity opening reception. University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St., Fort Wayne. 6-8 p.m., with awards at 7 p.m. In the Weatherhead and Goldfish galleries of the Mimi and Ian Rolland Visual Art and Communication Center. The Fort Wayne Artists Guild and USF present the 40th annual juried exhibition, which continues through Aug. 18. This annual exhibit of local and regional artists showcases a variety of media including: oil, acrylic, pastel, graphite, watercolor and sculpture. The judge for this year’s exhibition is national landscape artist Carolyn Lewis, a signature member of the Oil Painters of America. Regular gallery hours are MondayFriday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, 1-5 p.m.

‘The Addams Family.” Canterbury High School, 3210 Smith Road, Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for students high school age or younger, and $2 off with a Three Rivers Festival button. Presented by Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre.

SUNDAY, JULY 9

Liberty Cruisers cruise-in. Liberty Diner, Goshen Road at Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne. 5-7:30 p.m. Car exhibitors are eligible for door prizes and a monthly cruiser award.

‘The Addams Family.” Canterbury High School, 3210 Smith Road, Fort Wayne. 2 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for students high school age or younger, and $2 off with a Three Rivers Festival button. Presented by Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre.

TUESDAY, JULY 11

Band concert. Foellinger Theater, Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. Downbeat 7:30 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Area Community Band performs.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

Vertical Church Band & Lysa TerKeurst. Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $22-50. Visit TrinityCommunications.org for tickets and details.

“The Order of the Phoenix.” Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Free. This 2007 Harry Potter movie is presented by the Fort Wayne Parks Department.

Summer Nights at the Embassy. Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5-10 p.m. Tickets $5. Buy tickets at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Tonight is Soul Night featuring Jeanna Pearson and Notes. Menu items available for purchase from Club Soda. Cash bar.

The J Taylors perform. Indian Trails Park, near Jorgensen Family YMCA, Aboite Center Road. 7-9 p.m. Free. The Concerts on the Green series is presented by the Aboite Township Trustee’s Office.

THURSDAY, JULY 13

Get Checking workshop. Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. 1-5 p.m. Free. Register in advance by phone to Vickie Hadley, (260) 481-6826, or at hadleyv@purdue.edu. The program covers choosing and managing accounts and managing money and credit.

FRIDAY, JULY 14

Bees & Brews. Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. $35 per person. This is a 21-plus event, sponsored by Southwest Honey Co. Spend an evening exploring the honeybee through hands-on fun including beeswax candle making, sampling honey wine and beer, observing a hive up close through the sealed observation hive and for the adventurous, suit up for a live beehive presentation. Held outdoors under the Science Tent. Advance registration required: https://southwesthoney.com/education/bees-brew-adult-date-night/.

Ty Causey performs. Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music around the courtyard fountain through the Friday Nites Live concert series.

‘The Addams Family.” Canterbury High School, 3210 Smith Road, Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for students high school age or younger, and $2 off with a Three Rivers Festival button. Presented by Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre.

SATURDAY, JULY 15

Adam’s Apple Reunion. First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. Tickets $12-50. Featuring Phil Keaggy, Matthew Ward (from 2nd Chapter of Acts), Honeytree and more. Visit TrinityCommunications.org for tickets and information.

Activities for all ages. First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. Cookout 5-6 p.m. The Summit City Chorus performs for free at 6 p.m. Local author Holly Niner will do a book reading at 6:45 p.m. The movie “Zootopia” will be shown at 7:30 p.m., followed by an ice cream social.

High’s Chicken sales to benefit The Cedars. 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.

‘The Addams Family.” Canterbury High School, 3210 Smith Road, Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for students high school age or younger, and $2 off with a Three Rivers Festival button. Presented by Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre.

SUNDAY, JULY 16

‘The Addams Family.” Canterbury High School, 3210 Smith Road, Fort Wayne. 2 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for students high school age or younger, and $2 off with a Three Rivers Festival button. Presented by Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre.

TUESDAY, JULY 18

Tuesday Movies. The Community Center, 233 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 1:30 p.m. Admission is free, but registration is required by the Monday before the movie. Call (260) 427-6460 to reserve a seat. Today’s movie is “Deep Water Horizon.” Movies are sponsored by Glenbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation and Bethlehem Woods.

“Preserving Nature’s Bounty.” Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. Purdue Extension Service in Allen County will offer training on safe, home food preservation procedures. Contact the extension office at (260) 481-6826, or hadleyv@purdue.edu for registration information. Cost is $5, payable at the door, to cover printing costs. Class size is limited, so those interested are urged to register early. The workshop will answer frequently asked questions on canning, freezing and drying foods.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

Curbside Cruisers Car Club cruise-in. Athenian Family Restaurant, 1020 W. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5-8 p.m. Spectators welcome. For details, call (260) 485-5886. For information on cruise-ins from Orland, Ind., to Bryan, Ohio, visit libertycruisers.com.

“The Half-Blood Prince.” Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Free. This 2009 Harry Potter movie is presented by the Fort Wayne Parks Department.

Summer Nights at the Embassy. Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5-10 p.m. Tickets $5. Buy tickets at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Tonight, members of Leadership Fort Wayne moderate discussion on topics of community and diversity. Menu items available for purchase from Bravas. Cash bar.

The Shannon Persinger Band performs. Indian Trails Park, near Jorgensen Family YMCA, Aboite Center Road. 7-9 p.m. Free. The Concerts on the Green series is presented by the Aboite Township Trustee’s Office.

FRIDAY, JULY 21

Full Speed Reverse performs. Riverside Gardens, 14701 Schwartz Road, Leo-Cedarville. 7 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. Free. The band will present a variety of rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1970s and ’80s.

Hubie Ashcraft performs. Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music around the courtyard fountain through the Friday Nites Live concert series.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26

“The Deathly Hallows: Part I.” Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Free. This 2010 Harry Potter movie is presented by the Fort Wayne Parks Department.

The Junk Yard Band performs. Indian Trails Park, near Jorgensen Family YMCA, Aboite Center Road. 7-9 p.m. Free. The Concerts on the Green series is presented by the Aboite Township Trustee’s Office.

Summer Nights at the Embassy. Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 5-10 p.m. Tickets $5. Buy tickets at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Fort Wayne-based singer/songwriter Jon Durnell and his band perform tonight. Menu items available for purchase from Shigs in Pit. Cash bar.

THURSDAY, JULY 27

Swing for the Symphony III.

Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne. Lunch at 11:15, shotgun start at noon. $125. To register to play, or to sponsor, or for more information, visit philharmonicfriends.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 28

The Bulldogs entertain. Georgetown Square, 6310 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Summer Concert Series continues with one of Fort Wayne’s favorite bands performing the best of the ’50s and the ’60s. Concerts are held between the Georgetown Branch Library and the shops and restaurants to the south, giving concertgoers access to food and drink vendors.

School of Rock performs. Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music around the courtyard fountain through the Friday Nites Live concert series.