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THURSDAY, FEB. 1

Fort Wayne RV &Camping Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $8 for adults, $5 for ages 60 and older, $2 for ages 5-12. Parking $5 or $8.

FRIDAY, FEB. 2

Fish and tenderloin fry. Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 5-7 p.m. $9. All-you-can-eat fish and tenderloin fries are served the first Friday and third Fridays of each month. The meal includes green beans, corn, french fries, coleslaw, dinner rolls and pudding or Jell-O. Coffee and cash bar available. The club has been safeguarding local wildlife and habitat since 1938. southwestconservationclub.org.

Fish fry and karaoke night. American Legion Post 160, 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke. $9 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and younger. Public welcome. The Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion fish fry begins at 5 p.m. Karaoke with Rosie begins at 8:30 p.m.

Trivia Knight. Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road, Fort Wayne. Doors open at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m. Cost is $125 per table, with a maximum of 10 adults per table. Beverages are available for purchase. Soft drinks and water are complimentary. Participants bring their own food and snacks for their table. For reservations or sponsorships, call (260) 356-1588 or email Trivianight13@gmail.com.

Fort Wayne RV &Camping Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $8 for adults, $5 for ages 60 and older, $2 for ages 5-12. Parking $5 or $8.

World Wetlands Day Hike. Mengerson Nature Reserve, 5895 Stellhorn Road, Fort Wayne. 4 p.m. ACRES Land Trust will share this communitywide celebration with the help of conservation partners such as IPFW and Little River Wetlands Project. Mengerson, an urban wetlands, features giant beech and maple trees. Visit acreslandtrust.org for details.

SATURDAY, FEB. 3

Music + Mixology Scheherazade. Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 7:30 p.m. Begin with a Fort Wayne Philharmonic Masterworks performance and follow it with a post-concert gathering with drinks and social time at Wine Down, just steps from the Embassy. Works by Wagner, Corigliano and Rimsky-Korsakov. Conducted by Andrew Constantine. Featuring Concertmaster Violetta Todorova. $25 per event, including group seating at the concert plus one coupon for a drink at Wine Down. Tickets are available at fwphil.org or through the Philharmonic box office at (260) 481-0777.

Fort Wayne RV &Camping Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $8 for adults, $5 for ages 60 and older, $2 for ages 5-12. Parking $5 or $8.

A winter hike. Acres Along the Wabash, 182 S.E. State Road 116, Bluffton. 10 a.m. Free; donations encouraged. Acres Land Trust invites visitors to explore the preserve’s trail along the Wabash River, on bluffs with sycamores, sugar and black maple and red elms.

SUNDAY, FEB. 4

George R. Mather Lecture. The History Center, 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne. 2 p.m. Free admission. Dr. Alfred Brothers Jr. will discuss “The Fort Wayne Colored Giants.” The Mather lectures are free to the public and made possible through the support of the Dunsire Family Foundation.

Fort Wayne RV &Camping Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $8 for adults, $5 for ages 60 and older, $2 for ages 5-12. Parking $5 or $8.

Harlem Globetrotters. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Arena. 1 p.m. Tickets $22.50-$84.50, on sale at Coliseum box office. Parking $5 or $8.

THURSDAY, FEB. 8

Breakfast on the Marsh. Indiana Wesleyan University Education and Conference Center, Room 102/104, 8211 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. 8:30-9:45 a.m. Well-seasoned nature lovers (50+) are invited to enjoy a light breakfast and nature presentation presented by Little River Wetlands Project, the governing body of Eagle Marsh. Today’s topic is Miami plant uses. Dani Tippmann, a member of the Miami tribe, will share the various applications of native plants. Learn the ways in which plants are consumed and used as medicine. Register with Dana Claussen at (260) 478-2515 or d.claussen@lrwp.org to help ensure that enough food is provided.

Winter Jam Spectacular 2018. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Arena. 7 p.m. $15 donation at the door. Addison Agen has been added to the lineup, which features Skillet, Kari Jobe, KB, Jordan Feliz, Building 429, Newsong, Jon Crist and Nick Hall. Parking $5 or $8. For details, visit TrinityCommunications.org.

FRIDAY, FEB. 9

“Cold-Hearted Valentine.” Science Central, 1959 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne. 6-9 p.m. Get prices, tickets and details at sciencecentral.org.

All-you-can-eat fish fry and pork tenderloins. Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 4:30-7 p.m. $9 for adults, $5 for children. German beer and wine and soft drinks available. Enjoy dinner accompanied by live, German music. Sponsored by Fort Wayne Mannerchor/Damenchor.

SATURDAY, FEB. 10

Fizz Fest 2018. USF Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Advance tickets start at $15. Visit fwfizzfest.com for links to information and tickets. The event showcases more than 100 vintage and craft sodas. Proceeds benefit Blessings in a Backpack.

Sports card and collectibles show. Ramada Plaza Hotel, 305 E. Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. Dealers from three states will buy, sell or trade sports cards and other cards and collectibles. The public may bring items to be appraised. For more information, contact Brian Mayne at (260) 824-4867 or mcscards@icloud.com.

Northern Indiana Golf Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Conference Center. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $8. Parking $5 or $8.

Mardi Grad party. American Legion Post 160, 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke. 5 p.m. This is an open house and the public is welcome.

SUNDAY, FEB. 11

Northern Indiana Golf Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Conference Center. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission $8. Parking $5 or $8.

Singles dance. American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road, Fort Wayne. 6-9:30 p.m. $7 cover charge. DJ, cash bar, potluck carry-in. For more information, call Doug at (260) 704-3669.

Church fundraiser. Saint Joseph-Hessen Cassel, 11521 Old Decatur Road, Fort Wayne. Doors open at 2 p.m., games begin at 2:30 p.m. $25 for entrance fee and game boards.

MONDAY, FEB. 12

Special interest lesson: Fun with fiber arts. Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave., Fort Wayne. 2-4 p.m. Learn about the drop spindle and Dorset buttons. Costs vary. Advance registration required. Get details at extension.purdue.edu/Allen.

TUESDAY, FEB. 13

Rotary Big Easy Feast. Lincoln Financial Event Center, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St., Fort Wayne. Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., with cash bar. Dinner 4-8 p.m., with cash bar. Live jazz music throughout. $30. Tickets available at the door. Benefits the Rotary Club of Fort Wayne’s Riverfront Development Project to sponsor the water jet fountains.

Mardi Gras music. Auer Performance Hall, Rhinehart Music Center, IPFW Campus, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne. Activities begin at 7 p.m. Free admission for IPFW students with ID and students 18 years and younger; $7 for adults; $6 for ages 60 and older; $4 for non-IPFW students. Hear the IPFW choral ensembles, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and other IPFW faculty and chamber groups present a festival of music on the theme of Mardi Gras. A mask and costume contest begins at 7 p.m. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Vaughn Roste, director.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Winter birding. Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. 9-10 a.m. Free. Little River Wetlands Project sponsors this part hike, part interactive educational activity with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5. Visit www.lrwp.org for more information.

THURSDAY, FEB. 15

Night of Hope. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 7-9 p.m. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes presents Tim Tebow, sharing his story of athletics and faith. Registration is free at indianafca.org/nightofhope. For more information, call (260) 672-8482 or email Kari Richards at krichards@fca.org.

Fort Wayne Boat Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 3-9 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, free to ages 12 and younger. Featuring about 60 exhibitors from Indiana and Michigan. Parking $5 or $8. Visit fortwayneboatshow.com for details and Thursday night coupons.

FRIDAY, FEB. 16

Fish and tenderloin fry. Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne. 5-7 p.m. $9. All-you-can-eat fish and tenderloin fries are served the first Friday and third Fridays of each month. The meal includes green beans, corn, french fries, coleslaw, dinner rolls and pudding or Jell-O. Coffee and cash bar available. The club has been safeguarding local wildlife and habitat since 1938. southwestconservationclub.org.

Fort Wayne Boat Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 3-9 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, free to ages 12 and younger. Featuring about 60 exhibitors from Indiana and Michigan. Parking $5 or $8. Visit fortwayneboatshow.com for details.

Justin Moore in concert. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Arena. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25.75-$54.75, available at the Coliseum box office. Country artist Justin Moore visits on his “Hell on a Highway” Tour, with special guest Dylan Scott.

SATURDAY, FEB. 17

Zumbathon 2018. North Side High School, 475 E. State St., Fort Wayne. 1-3 p.m. $20 at the door, cash or check. Proceeds benefit Fort Wayne Community Schools Study Connection mentoring program.

Fort Wayne Boat Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, free to ages 12 and younger. Featuring about 60 exhibitors from Indiana and Michigan. Parking $5 or $8. Visit fortwayneboatshow.com for details.

Tiger Trivia. American Legion Post 160, 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke. 7 p.m. This is an open house and the public is welcome.

SUNDAY, FEB. 18

Fort Wayne Boat Show. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne; in the Expo Center. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, free to ages 12 and younger. Featuring about 60 exhibitors from Indiana and Michigan. Parking $5 or $8. Visit fortwayneboatshow.com for details.

“In the Watershed” Walk and Talk with local author Ryan Schnurr. Blue Cast Springs, 21412 Bluecast Road, Woodburn. 2 p.m. Free to the public; donations encouraged. The author will talk about his adventure down the Maumee while exploring trails on bluffs 30 feet over the river. Read more about Schnurr’s story at acreslandtrust.com.

FRIDAY, FEB. 23

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

“Lay of the Land” discussion. Tom and Jane Dustin Nature Preserve, 1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown. 6 p.m. Free; donations encouraged. ACRES Land Trust invites the public and ACRES members to share thoughts and questions about land and conservation. Guests will share their thoughts around a roaring fire. ACRES Executive Director Jason Kissell will moderate.

Midwinter Barn Sale and Crafts. Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Two stories of shopping at The Barn. German food and drink available. Tax-deductible donations accepted. Garage sale and craft sale vendors may reserve spots by calling Patti Knox, (260) 444-3634. Vendors pay $5 for a table, $25 for a space. Sponsored by Fort Wayne Mannerchor-Damenchor.

SATURDAY, FEB. 24

“Winter Birding.” Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. A variety of birds live on the marsh all winter. Start in the barn learning about over-wintering birds. Then Freya Berntson, preserves and programs assistant, will lead a hike to look for winter birds of the marsh. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Contact info@lrwp.org or (260) 478-2515 for more information.

Midwinter Barn Sale and Crafts. Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Two stories of shopping at The Barn. German food and drink available. Sponsored by Fort Wayne Mannerchor-Damenchor.

SUNDAY, FEB. 25

Singles dance. American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road, Fort Wayne. 6-9:30 p.m. $7 cover charge. DJ, cash bar, potluck carry-in. For more information, call Doug at (260) 704-3669.

MONDAY, FEB. 26

Pizza, Pipes and Piano. First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. A pizza party will take place in McKay Hall at 5:30 p.m., with the concert in the sanctuary at 6:30 p.m. Director of Music Chelsea Vaught, along with special guests, will play the organ and piano. A free-will offering will be accepted. Pizza, Pipes and Piano is part of the church’s celebration of 60 years of its Music Arts Ministry program.