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FRIDAY, OCT. 20

Annual soup supper. Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Road, Fort Wayne. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dine-in is $7; carry-out is available for $8 per quart or $4 per pint of soup. Hotdogs are available for $1. The menu includes beans with ham or vegetable soup, corn muffins or crackers, doughnuts for dessert, and apple cider or coffee.

“The Westing Game.” Blackhawk Christian School North Campus, 7400 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the gymnasium. 7 p.m. $7 for adults, $5 for students. Learn more at infortwayne.com.

“Peter Pan.” Huber Opera House, 157 E. High St., Hicksville, Ohio. 7:30. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $8 for ages 12 and younger. Get tickets and details at huberoperahouse.org.

Poetry reading. USF Science Center Cyber Cafe, 826 Ewing St., Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. Poet Nate Pritts presents a public reading.

SATURDAY, OCT. 21

Fall Fish and Tenderloin Fry. Harlan United Methodist Church, 16434 Indiana 37 E., Harlan. 4-7 p.m. Ages 11 and older, $11; ages 6-10, $5; age 5 or younger, free. Fried by Harlan Lions Club. Bake sale too.

“I Believe in Music.” Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive, Fort Wayne; in the auditorium. 7:30 p.m. $10. The Summit City Barbershop Chorus and the Towns of Harmony Sweet Adelines Chorus will share the spotlight with Instant Classic, the 2015 International Barbershop Quartet champions. All ticket proceeds will be donated to Cancer Services. Visit www.summitcitychorus.org to buy tickets online.

Red Cross blood drive. Scout Park Conference Center, 2300 Meyer Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Preschool carnival. Leo United Methodist Church Preschool, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Open to all area preschool-age children. Lunch will include food such as pizza, chips, cookie and drink. Freshly popped popcorn will be available. The carnival will offer games with prizes for all players, wagon rides, door prizes for children and adults and a bake sale. Northeast firefighters and their firetrucks will make a visit. Tickets for the games and the door prizes will be on sale that day at the door. A silent auction will take place. Proceeds will benefit the scholarships program.

“The Westing Game.” Blackhawk Christian School North Campus, 7400 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the gymnasium. 7 p.m. $7 for adults, $5 for students. Learn more at infortwayne.com.

“Peter Pan.” Huber Opera House, 157 E. High St., Hicksville, Ohio. 7:30. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $8 for ages 12 and under. Get tickets and details at huberoperahouse.org.

“I Believe in Music.” Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive, Fort Wayne. $10. This concert by the Summit City Barbershop Chorus is a benefit for Cancer Services.

SUNDAY, OCT. 22

“Peter Pan.” Huber Opera House, 157 E. High St., Hicksville, Ohio. 7:30. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $8 for ages 12 and younger. Get tickets and details at huberoperahouse.org.

Audubon Society Fall Birdwatching. Hurshtown Reservoir, 1600 Roth Road, Grabill. 3-5 p.m. Free to public. No RSVP required. In this 2-hour session, learn about the birds, flora and fauna of Hurshtown.

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

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.

Fort Wayne Community Band. Rhinehart Music Center on the IPFW Campus, Fort Wayne. Downbeat is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and children younger than 18 are admitted free. The concert offers a variety of music chosen by conductor Scott Humphries and assistant conductor David Blackwell. The 80-piece concert band will perform “Black Horse Troop March,” “El Cumbancherro,” “The Red Covered Bridge,” “Curtain Call,” “Night on Bald Mountain,” “All Glory Told” and more.

Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection. Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $18. Make reservations by calling Meredith at (260) 672-3414 by Oct. 20. Today’s program will feature a silent auction and a brief live auction led by Indiana’s own “Singing Auctioneer,” Dane Bailey. The second speaker will be Tiffany Blevins talking about her “Night of Horror.”

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25

Wednesdays on Wayne concert. First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Free. Today’s program is First Wayne music director Geoffrey North, organ recital. Lunch is available after the concert for $5; reservations not required.

THURSDAY, OCT. 26

Allen County Retired Educators. UMI restaurant at Times Corners, Fort Wayne. Check-in at 10:45 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m. Email reservations to Mary Jo Purvis at mpurvis1@frontier.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 27

Fish fry. Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave., Fort Wayne. 4-7 p.m. $9 for adults, $4 for ages 6-10.

SATURDAY, OCT. 28

Rummage/bake sale. Bethany Lutheran Church, 3425 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-noon. Items for sale include women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, household items and toys. Proceeds go to the women’s mission projects.

Carrie Newcomer in concert. Sweetwater Performance Theater, 5501 U.S. 30 W., Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. $25. Get tickets at https://www.songkick.com. According to her website, “Newcomer speaks and teaches about creativity, vocation, activism and spirituality at colleges, conventions and retreats.” Newcomer will perform with her longtime collaborator, pianist Gary Walters. Dr. Jane Weaver will give opening remarks, discussing her work in Ecuador. Latin American Missions Board sponsors the event. Graber Bros. Inc. sponsors a free reception, open to the public, after the concert. For more about Weaver’s mission work in San Lorenzo, visit http://www.lambonline.org.

Fish and tenderloin fry. St. Peter-Immanuel School, 3845 E. 1000 N, Decatur. 4-7 p.m. $10 for adults or $5 for child portions. Served by Dan’s Famous Fish and Tenderloin. Proceeds go toward reroofing the school.

Annual Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale. St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 Indiana 930 E., New Haven. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. Vendors will sell handcrafted specialties. Also, church members will have a large sale of baked goodies and other food items. For more information, call (260) 493-1067.

Artist reception. The Gallery at Prana Yoga, 1301 Lafayette St., Fort Wayne. 6-9 p.m. Local artist Dale White presents “Abstraction Process: A Personal Journey,” a 40-year retrospective exhibition. The exhibition continues through Jan. 5.

SUNDAY, OCT. 29

Film: “Children of the Beqaa.” Indiana Tech, 1600 E. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne; in the Magee O’Connor Theater, Andorfer Commons. 2 p.m. For details, visit FWforRefugees on Facebook.

THURSDAY, NOV. 2

Disorderly Bear Den. The Community Center, 233 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 6:30 p.m. The Disorderly Bear Den of Good Bears of the World will hold a business meeting and social gathering; visitors are welcome. This public charity collects gently used or new teddy bears and other stuffed animals from private donors to be given to children in trauma situations and lonely adults in the Fort Wayne area. Donations may be dropped off at 424 Archer Ave., Fort Wayne. For more information, contact Donna Gordon-Hearn at (260) 409-9886 or email tdbear7@comcast.net.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. Get details at www.neikc.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 3

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. Get details at www.neikc.org.

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.

Craft fair. St. Charles Borromeo School, 4910 Trier Road, Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The school’s Fine Arts Boosters will offer homemade items and crafts for purchase. Lunch is also available for purchase. To rent a table, email stcharlescraftfair@gmail.com.

Book signing party. Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne. 1-3 p.m. Indiana author Kayleen Reusser will sign copies of her book “They Did It for Honor: Stories of American WWII Veterans.”

Sausage/sauerkraut dinner and crafts. Zion Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Hanna St. at Creighton, Fort Wayne. 5-7 p.m. Dinner is $9 for ages 11 to adult. Dinner includes sausage, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, dessert and coffee or milk. Ages 5 to 10 may enjoy a hot dog, chips, dessert and milk or juice for $3.50. Ages 4 and younger eat for free. Carry-outs available. Handicap accessible.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. Get details at www.neikc.org.

Church Street Corner Bazaar. Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St., Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Snack bar open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Waynedale United Methodist Women. For table rentals, call Carol at (260) 632-5443.

SUNDAY, NOV. 5

Fort Wayne Children’s Choir Harvest Concert. Auer Performance Hall, IPFW Rhinehart Music Center, Fort Wayne. 4 p.m. Reserved seats $8-$10. Tickets are available through the IPFW Ticket Office, (260) 481-6555, or online at ipfw.edu/tickets. With the theme “color,” the program will offer a variety of music selections.

George R. Mather Lecture. The History Center, 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne. 2 p.m. Free admission. Timothy Wilkerson, an associate professor at Wittenberg University, presents “Walking Backwards: Fort Wayne’s Colonial French Past and the Writing of History.”

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.

Old Fort Cluster Dog Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. Get details at www.neikc.org.

Hobby and collectibles show. Classic Cafe, 4832 Hillegas Road, Fort Wayne. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.

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.

Appleseed Quilters Guild. Classic Cafe, 4831 Hillegas Road. 7 p.m. Visit appleseedquiltersguild.com for details.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8

Fall Career Fair. Ivy Tech Coliseum Campus, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne; in Room 1640 and surrounding hallways. Achieve Your Degree information, 11 a.m.-noon. Career Fair, 1-4 p.m. More than 70 employers will meet with students and alumni. Learn more about the program at IvyTech.edu/achieveyourdegree.

THURSDAY, NOV. 9

Old Fort Coin Club. Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave., Fort Wayne; Entrance 2. 7 p.m.

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.

SATURDAY, NOV. 11

Annual craft bazaar. Martini Lutheran Church, 333 Moeller Road, New Haven. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Public welcome. A light breakfast and lunch will be available at a nominal cost. Sponsored by the Altar Circle of Martini Lutheran Church. If interested in reserving a booth for $35, call (260) 749-0014 for a registration form and information letter.

Three Rivers Choral Festival. IPFW Rhinehart Music Center, Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors 60 or older, $4 for non-IPFW students and free for IPFW students. The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir Youth Chorale joins the IPFW University Singers, Heartland Sings and area high school choirs in concert.

Veterans Day Parade. Departing Parnell Avenue and State Boulevard at 11 a.m., proceeding to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. Check-in is at 10 a.m. at the North Side Park parking lot west of the park at the intersection of Parnell and Fricke avenues. Organized by the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations.

3rd annual Christmas bazaar. Peace United Church of Christ, 9123 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Public welcome. Proceeds go to the Foods Resource Bank. To reserve a table for $15, call Diana at (260) 432-6369 or 431-7183 or email dkfrance2002@yahoo.com.

Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale. Emmaus Lutheran School, 8626 Covington Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Breakfast and lunch items will be available. Call Margie at (260) 440-4037 for details.

SUNDAY, NOV. 12

Old-Fashioned Patriotic Band Concert. The History Center, 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne. 2 p.m. Free admission. Presented by the American Legion Band, the Mizpah Shrine Band and the New Horizons Band. Directed by Eli Arnold and John Morse.

LuersKnight Ladies Social. Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road, Fort Wayne. 1-3 p.m. Admission is $25 or an auction item valued at $25 or more for LuersKnight. Reserve a spot by calling Shawn Johnson at (260) 385-3947

TUESDAY, NOV. 14

Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection.

Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $18. Make reservations by calling Meredith at (260) 672-3414 by Nov. 10. Today’s program will feature the current director of the Fort Wayne Ballet, Karen Gibbons-Brown. The second speaker will be Lynne Jordan, addressing “Living Balanced In A Tilted World.”

SATURDAY, NOV. 18

4th annual holiday bazaar. American Legion Auxiliary No. 241, 7605 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Public welcome. Proceeds go to the Auxiliary’s local charities. To reserve a table for $15, call Diana at (260) 432-6369 or (260) 431-7183 or email dkfrance2002@yahoo.com.

Christmas Mart. Park Edelweiss Clubhouse, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Public welcome. Vendors may reserve an 8-foot table for $30. Vendors may sell arts and crafts and baked goods, etc. To reserve a table, call Patti Knox at (260) 444-3634. The deadline to reserve a table is Nov. 10; first-come, first-served.

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.

TUESDAY, DEC. 19

Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection. Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $8. Make reservations by calling Meredith at (260) 672-3414 by Dec. 15. Today’s program will feature a program of holiday music and speaker Sherry Miley — “A Vivacious Teacher With A Unique Heritage.”

MONDAY, APRIL 16

Allen County Retired Educators. Biaggi’s Restaurant in Jefferson Pointe, Fort Wayne. Check-in at 10:45 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m. Email reservations to Mary Jo Purvis at mpurvis1@frontier.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

Allen County Retired Educators. Pine Valley Country Club, 10900 Pine Mills Road, Fort Wayne. Check-in at 10:45 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m. Email reservations to Mary Jo Purvis at mpurvis1@frontier.com.