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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.

“The Last Five Years.” Arts, Commerce &Visitors Centre, 211 Water St., Bluffton. 7:30 p.m. $10. This musical by Jason Robert Brown explores a five-year relationship between a rising novelist and a struggling actress. Actor Gavin Drew is a musical theater major at Oklahoma State University and a regular in Fort Wayne Civic Theatre and Wells Community Theater. Read more and buy tickets at wellscocreativearts.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 22

Monarch Market: Migrating Boutique Affair. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $5; ages 12 and younger free. This upscale boutique migrates from city to city across parts of the Midwest, highlighting small businesses. Visit monarchmarketaffair.com for details.

“The Last Five Years.” Arts, Commerce &Visitors Centre, 211 Water St., Bluffton. 7:30 p.m. $10. This musical by Jason Robert Brown explores a five-year relationship between a rising novelist and a struggling actress. Actor Gavin Drew is a musical theater major at Oklahoma State University and a regular in Fort Wayne Civic Theatre and Wells Community Theater. Read more and buy tickets at wellscocreativearts.com.

2nd annual “Greenie” Music Fest. 6948 Casebeer Miller Road, Hicksville, Ohio. 2 p.m. This free outdoor concert showcases local musicians. The event celebrates the life of Eric Green, with family and friends. This year’s charity is Helping Hands of Hicksville, which helps cancer patients in the Hicksville area. Four bands are scheduled: Nordeek’s, Inner Solace, Dark Horse Trio and Cuyler Gillespie Band.

SUNDAY, JULY 23

Monarch Market: Migrating Boutique Affair. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $5; ages 12 and younger free. This upscale boutique migrates from city to city across parts of the Midwest, highlighting small businesses. Visit monarchmarketaffair.com for details.

TUESDAY, JULY 25

Little River Ramblers. Eagle Marsh West Entrance, Boy Scout Council parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 9-11 a.m. Free. Hike and enjoy the interesting plants and wildlife of the preserves. Dress for the weather; boots recommended. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Contact info@lrwp.org or (260) 478-2515 for information or to reserve a place.

Preschool Discovery Hour – Fossil Hunt. Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road, Fort Wayne. 1-2 p.m. $3 per child, $2 per adult. Children will explore fossils indoors, and then go outdoors to the fossil pile to hunt for them. Found fossils can be kept and carried home. Register by July 20. To register or for more information, email rzartman@allencountyparks.org or call Ron Zartman at (260) 449-3186.

Allen County Neighborhoods Association quarterly meeting. 7-8:30 p.m. Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne; in the Omni Room. 7-8:30 p.m. ACNA helps neighborhood associations in both incorporated and unincorporated areas of Allen County access county services and share ideas for resolving common concerns. Free parking is available in the public parking area in front of Citizens Square and at meters around the building. Enter the building at the northwest corner near Clinton Street.

Trek the Trails. Meet at the Rockhill Park Trailhead, near 1400 Catalpa St., Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 9-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 1

Appleseed Quilt Guild. Classic Cafe, 4831 Hillegas Road, Fort Wayne. Gather at 6:30 p.m.; meeting starts at 7 p.m. Nonmembers pay $5 to attend. Appleseed Quilt Guild offers a trunk show and a lecture by author and quilt teacher Toby Lischo. Visit gatewayquiltsnstuff for more on the speaker. Visit appleseedquiltersguild.com for details of the organization.

Trek the Trails. Meet on the east side of the Venderly Family pedestrian bridge over the St. Joe River on the IPFW Campus, Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 8-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

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 “Collateral Beauty.” Movies are sponsored by Glenbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation and Bethlehem Woods.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 2

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 Deathly Hallows: Part II.” Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Free. This 2011 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, enjoy Salsa dancing with dance lessons provided by Salsa Loca with Melissa’s Latin Beat providing the dance music. Observers welcome. Dance participation optional. Menu items available for purchase from Salud. Cash bar.

“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.

The Bulldogs 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.

Paws in the Park. Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven. 4-7 p.m. Animal rescue organizations and pet-related vendors will set up in the park during regular farmer’s market hours.

FRIDAY, AUG. 4

Big Caddy Daddy 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.

Quilt show and bazaar. Monroeville United Methodist Church, 204 W. South St., Monroeville. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Pieceful Quilters present this show in conjunction with the Monroeville Harvest Festival. The quilt show is made up of quilts made by members of the quilt group, which consists of 20 members. The exhibit will include hand-quilted items and machine-quilted items. Visitors will vote for their favorite quilt. Lois Levihn of Born Again Quilts will entertain with various demonstrations. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Vendors may reserve tables by contacting Kathy Beauchot at kjbeauchot@frontier.com or by calling (260) 623-2290. The cost is $10 per table.

SATURDAY, AUG. 5

Miami Lacrosse Stick Making, with Diane Hunter and Doug Peconge. 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.

Kid City. Noble County Fairgrounds, 580 Fair St., Kendallville. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. This interactive learning fair is for kids from tots to middle school and their families. Concessions available. Enjoy science, stories, animals, games, hobbies, gardening and more.

Comedian John Crist. County Line Church of God, 7716 N. County Line Road, Auburn. $10-$25. Visit www.TrinityCommunications.org.

Quilt show and bazaar. Monroeville United Methodist Church, 204 W. South St., Monroeville. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Pieceful Quilters present this show in conjunction with the Monroeville Harvest Festival. The quilt show is made up of quilts made by members of the quilt group, which consists of 20 members. The exhibit will include hand-quilted items and machine-quilted items. Visitors will vote for their favorite quilt. Lois Levihn of Born Again Quilts will entertain with various demonstrations. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Vendors may reserve tables by contacting Kathy Beauchot at kjbeauchot@frontier.com or by calling (260) 623-2290. The cost is $10 per table.

SUNDAY, AUG. 6

Lost Ladybug Project. Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road, Fort Wayne. 1-3 p.m. Free with annual pass or $2 park admission. Learn how to identify and find these tiny insects. LLP is a citizen science program through which all members of the family can participate and send results to the LLP. Register by July 28. To register or for more information, email Jeff Ormiston at jormiston@allencountyparks.org or call (260) 449-3180.

Neighborhood block party. Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. 4-8 p.m. Free food while supply lasts, karaoke, bingo, car show. “Come and get to know us and your neighbors,” the church said in a statement.

MONDAY, AUG. 7

Get Checking workshop. Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. 5-9 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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 8

Preschool Discovery Hour – Worm Farmers. Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road, Fort Wayne. 1-2 p.m. $3 per child, $2 per adult. Participants will build see-through worm habitats to take home, hunt for worms to live in them and end the program with a snack. Bring a clean, clear 2-liter and 16-ounce bottle for each worm farmer. Register by Aug. 3. To register or for more information, email rzartman@allencountyparks.org or call Ron Zartman at (260) 449-3186.

Prairie ecology lesson. Metea County Park Nature Center, 8401 Union Chapel Road at State Road 1, Leo-Cedarville. 10 a.m.-noon. $3 per student, $2 per adult. Study the plants and animals that live in the prairie. Register by Aug. 2. To register, email Ron Divelbiss at rdivelbiss@allencountyparks.org or call (260) 449-3778. Get details on this and other programs at allencountyparks.org.

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

Trek the Trails. Moser Park Pavilion, 601 Main St., New Haven. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s ride at Moser Park. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9

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’s entertainers are the Alicia Pyle Quartet with jazz music and Pyroscope with non-flame light hooping and juggling. Menu items available for purchase from Bravas. Cash bar.

The Mason Dixon Line 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, AUG. 11

Oferle 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.

Männerchor fish fry. Park Edelweiss Reception Hall, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 4:30-7 p.m. $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and younger. This dinner is presented by Fort Wayne Männerchor/Damenchor, a men’s and women’s choir dedicated to the preservation and promotion of German heritage as expressed in choral music. Association musicians play guitar and accordion and other instruments, singing mostly German music. The meal includes all-you-can-eat fish, sides, coffee and dessert. Drinks are available for purchase. Visit fortwaynemaennerchor.us for more information on the history of the association.

SATURDAY, AUG. 12

Young Eagles Flight Rally. Smith Field Airport, 426 W. Ludwig Road, Fort Wayne. Children 8-17 ride planes for free as Experimental Aircraft Association pilots donate their time and the use of their aircraft. Flights will begin at 9 a.m., weather permitting. For more information, call (260) 402-3478 or email youngeagles@eaa2.org.

Blue Bucket Brigade. Allen County Walmart locations. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The Boys &Girls Club of Fort Wayne partners with the Fraternal Order of Police and Fort Wayne United to build bridges between law enforcement and youth. Kids can have their picture taken with a police officer and receive a certificate to become “Deputy for a Day.”

SUNDAY, AUG. 13

Music in the Park. Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven. 3 p.m. Free. The New Haven Alumni Band performs.

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.

TUESDAY, AUG. 15

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 “A Dogs Purpose.” Movies are sponsored by Glenbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation and Bethlehem Woods.

Trek the Trails. Meet at the parking lot near the old swimming pool at Swinney Park West, Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 8-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16

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’s entertainment is by folk music performed by Kitchen Table Players. Menu items available for purchase from Hoppy Gnome. Cash bar.

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.

Biff &The Cruisers 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, AUG. 17

Excellence in Waste Reduction Awards luncheon. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; Conference Center B. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $5, includes parking. The Allen County Solid Waste Management District will present awards and honor partners in its mission. Agency Director Anthony Burrus will share thoughts on his 25 years on the job. RSVP to jodi.leamon@co.allen.in.us by Aug. 10.

FRIDAY, AUG. 18

New Millennium 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. Ed King leads the 18-piece orchestra in presenting the Big Band sound of artists such as Frank Sinatra.

Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society open house. 15808 Edgerton Road, New Haven. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUG. 19

Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society open house. 15808 Edgerton Road, New Haven. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ice cream social and silent auction. Messiah Lutheran Church, 2955 E. 700S, Wolcottville. 4:30-7 p.m.

SUNDAY, AUG. 20

Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society open house. 15808 Edgerton Road, New Haven. Noon-4 p.m.

TUESDAY, AUG. 22

Trek the Trails. Meet at the very back of Indian Trails Park, near 10300 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 8-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23

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’s entertainment is a contemporary dance performance by Fort Wayne’s professional Mikautadze Dance Theatre. Menu items available for purchase from Waiter On the Way. Cash bar.

The Party Boat 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, AUG. 25

The Junk Yard Band performs. Georgetown Square, 6310 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Summer Concert Series concludes with a favorite local band presenting a program of classic rock. 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.

Good Night Gracie performs. Jefferson Pointe, 4130 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music around the courtyard fountain at this season finale of the Friday Nites Live concert series.

TUESDAY, AUG. 29

Trek the Trails. Meet at the Rockhill Park Trailhead, near 1400 Catalpa St., Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 9-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 30

The Bel Airs 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.

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 – Timeless Soul: Fatima Washington, Jeanna Pearson and Notes with additional Fort Wayne musicians performing new and classic soul music. Menu items available for purchase from Club Soda. Cash bar.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 2

Miami Harvest: Edible and Usable Plants &Materials, with Dani Tippmann. 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.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 5

Trek the Trails. Meet at the Tillman Park Trailhead, near 7500 S. Hanna St., Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 8-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6

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.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 7

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. Disorderly Bear Denb is a public charity that collects gently-used or new teddy bears from private donors, to be given to children in trauma situations and lonely adults in the Fort Wayne area. Club members can pick up donations if needed or they can be dropped off at 424 Archer Ave., Fort Wayne, during daylight hours.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 8

Männerchor fish fry. Park Edelweiss Reception Hall, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 4:30-7 p.m. $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and younger. This dinner is presented by Fort Wayne Männerchor/Damenchor, a men’s and women’s choir dedicated to the preservation and promotion of German heritage as expressed in choral music. Association musicians play guitar and accordion and other instruments, singing mostly German music. The meal includes all-you-can-eat fish, sides, coffee and dessert. Drinks are available for purchase. Visit fortwaynemaennerchor.us for more information on the history of the association.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 9

Young Eagles Flight Rally. Smith Field Airport, 426 W. Ludwig Road, Fort Wayne. Children 8-17 ride planes for free as Experimental Aircraft Association pilots donate their time and the use of their aircraft. Flights will begin at 9 a.m., weather permitting. For more information, call (260) 402-3478 or email youngeagles@eaa2.org.

Blue Bucket Brigade. Allen County Walmart locations. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The Boys &Girls Club of Fort Wayne partners with the Fraternal Order of Police and Fort Wayne United to build bridges between law enforcement and youth. Kids can have their picture taken with a police officer and receive a certificate to become “Deputy for a Day.”

SUNDAY, SEPT. 10

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.

Music in the Park. Schnelker Park, 956 Park Ave., New Haven. 3 p.m. Free. The New Haven Alumni Band performs.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 12

Trek the Trails. Meet at the North River Road Trailhead, commonly known as the boat launch, just west of Kreager Park, near 7300 N. River Road, Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 8-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

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.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16

Great Steps Neurofibromatosis Walk. Parkview Field, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-noon. $20 for adults, $12 for ages 4-10, free for ages 3 and younger. Visit nfmidwest.org to register or for deails.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 17

Walk or run for animals. Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd. The 5K race begins at 9 a.m. and the walk at noon. Sponsored by Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control. For details, follow links from cityoffortwayne.org.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 19

Preschool Discovery Hour – Flutterbies. Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Road, Fort Wayne. 1-2 p.m. $3 per child, $2 per adult. Explore the lives of butterflies and search for them in the butterfly garden. Then have a snack. Register by Sept. 14. To register or for more information, email rzartman@allencountyparks.org or call Ron Zartman at (260) 449-3186.

Trek the Trails. Meet at the Johnny Appleseed Park Trailhead, near Camp Canine off Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 8-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20

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.

“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.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

Hog roast and silent auction. Central Lutheran School, 900 Green St., New Haven. 4-7 p.m. Adult advance sale tickets are $8. Adult tickets at the door are $9. Tickets for children ages 5-10 are $5. Children 4 and younger eat free; dine-in only. Proceeds benefit the Martini Lutheran Church Family Education Fund. Call Martini Lutheran Church at (260) 749-0014.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 26

Trek the Trails. Meet at the Lawton Park Trailhead, on the south side of 4th Street near 250 E. 4th St., Fort Wayne. 6 p.m. Free. Fort Wayne Trails Inc. hosts bicycle rides during the summer months at various locations, including tonight’s 8-mile ride. Each participant is asked to wear a helmet and bring water for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 29

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.

SATURDAY, OCT. 7

Wikiami Cattail Matting at the Longhouse, with Miami Indian Alliance of Miami Indiana. 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.

SUNDAY, OCT. 8

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.

THURSDAY, OCT. 12

Get Checking workshop. Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. 5-9 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, OCT. 13

Männerchor fish fry. Park Edelweiss Reception Hall, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 4:30-7 p.m. $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and younger. This dinner is presented by Fort Wayne Männerchor/Damenchor, a men’s and women’s choir dedicated to the preservation and promotion of German heritage as expressed in choral music. Association musicians play guitar and accordian and other instruments, singing mostly German music. The meal includes all-you-can-eat fish, sides, coffee and dessert. Drinks are available for purchase. Visit fortwaynemaennerchor.us for more information on the history of the association.

TUESDAY, OCT. 24

Allen County Neighborhoods Association quarterly meeting. 7-8:30 p.m. Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne; in the Omni Room. 7-8:30 p.m. ACNA helps neighborhood associations in both incorporated and unincorporated areas of Allen County access county services and share ideas for resolving common concerns. Free parking is available in the public parking area in front of Citizens Square and at meters around the building. Enter the building at the northwest corner near Clinton Street.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4

Trader Days. Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission $7; students and seniors $5; younger than 2 and History Center members, free.

SUNDAY, NOV. 5

Trader Days. Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. Noon-4 p.m. General admission $7; students and seniors $5; younger than 2 and History Center members, free.

TUESDAY, NOV. 7

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, NOV. 10

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.

Männerchor fish fry. Park Edelweiss Reception Hall, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 4:30-7 p.m. $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and younger. This dinner is presented by Fort Wayne Männerchor/Damenchor, a men’s and women’s choir dedicated to the preservation and promotion of German heritage as expressed in choral music. Association musicians play guitar and accordion and other instruments, singing mostly German music. The meal includes all-you-can-eat fish, sides, coffee and dessert. Drinks are available for purchase. Visit fortwaynemaennerchor.us for more information on the history of the association.

MONDAY, DEC. 11

Get Checking workshop. Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. 5-9 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.