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Tuesday, July 3

Appleseed Quilt Guild meeting: Classic Café, 4832 Hillegas Road, Fort Wayne. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. Meetings conclude with show and tell. For more information, contact appleseedquilters@yahoo.com.

Jewelry and painting exhibit opens: Orchard Gallery, 6312 Covington Road, Fort Wayne. Enjoy gemstone jewelry by Suzie Emley, plus her newest oil paintings July 3-31. The gallery is owned and operated by local artists. For more information, visit theorchardgallery.com.

Wednesday, July 4

Fourth of July fireworks: Indiana Michigan Power Center, downtown Fort Wayne. 10 p.m. If the TinCaps game is not completed by 10 p.m., the fireworks will begin immediately following the conclusion of the game.

Thursday, July 5

Yahweh Sisterhood Book Club: The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Road South, Fort Wayne. 6:30 p.m. Read and discuss “Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible” by Liz Curtis Higgs. This event is free. Enter through door 2 and meet in room 102. For more information, contact Jo Massaro at (260) 609-5049 or visit www.yahwehsisterhoodbookclub.com.

$1 Night at the Conservatory: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne. 5-8 p.m. The Conservatory will be open for a discounted admission of $1 per person. Visitors can drop in to the programming room for “Edible Insects: A Yummy Treat!” 6-7 p.m. Try an array of edible insects and learn about their health benefits. The event also includes a bug-themed craft that participants can take home. For more information, call (260) 427-6440.

Friday, July 6

Screen on the Green: Praise Lutheran Church, 1115 W. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Free dinner and movie series. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:45 p.m. Bring a chair, blanket and insect repellant. For more information, visit www.praiselutheran.org/screen-on-the-green/.

Monday, July 9

Civil War Round Table: Globe Room at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne. 6:30 p.m. Hon. Roger B. Cosby will present “The Lincoln Conspiracy Trials and their Aftermath.” The public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Dick Tagtmeyer at (260) 745-1081 or CWRTNEI@aol.com. Additional information is also available at www.facebook.com/CWRTNEI and www.civilwarroundtableofNEI.wordpress.com.

Wednesday, July 11

Huntertown Heritage Days board meeting: Huntertown Town Hall, 15617 Lima Road, Huntertown. 6 p.m. The board is looking for volunteers for the three-day event in August. For more information, contact board chair Angie Keck at (260) 710-4197.

Thursday, July 12

Disorderly Bear Den: Community Center, 233 W. Main St., Fort Wayne. 6:30 p.m. The local chapter of Good Bears of the World always welcomes visitors to the meetings, which include social time and regular business. For more information, contact Donna Gordon-Hearn at (260) 409-9886 or email tdbear7@comcast.net. The group’s goal is to provide soft, cuddly teddy bears and other stuffed animals to kids and lonely adults in the Fort Wayne area.

Friday, July 13

Three Rivers Festival kicks off: The city-wide festival takes place July 13-21. This marks its 50-year anniversary. Enjoy events throughout the city, including Food Alley, Art in the Park, the Bed Race, the Three Rivers Festival Parade and Children’s Fest. For more information, visit threeriversfestival.org.

Sebeika Memorial Classic Car Show: Georgetown Square parking lot. 5-9 p.m. Expect to see everything from 1957 Chevys to 1965 Mustangs. Car owners may register on the day of the open show for $10. Awards and trophies will be given in a variety of categories. The first 100 cars will receive dash plaques. There is no charge to wander the lot and enjoy the fun. For more information, contact Jeff Sebeika at (941) 545-6142 or jasubway1@aol.com.

Saturday, July 14

Timeline Event at Old Fort Wayne: The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne. Two-day event: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 14 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 15. Historical re-enactors representing times from the early Vikings through World War II converge on Fort Wayne’s Historic Old Fort. Demonstrations will be given on period cooking, gardening, military life and more spanning up to 2,000 years. A freewill donation will be accepted. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton parks. For more information, visit www.oldfortwayne.org or call (260) 437-2836.

Rummage and book sale: First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. with bag sale 2-3 p.m. Proceeds benefit children and youth programs.

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.

High’s Chicken sales: Sold at the four-way stop in Leo and by the Do-It Best hardware store in Grabill. 10:30 a.m. until sold out. Hosted by the Cedars Branch Auxiliary, proceeds from the sale will benefit the residents of the nursing care facility at The Cedars.

Free airplane ride for kids: Gate 7 at the DeKalb County Airport, 2710 County Road 60, Auburn. 9 a.m.-noon. Children can take a free airplane ride with Experimental Aircraft Association members. Parent/guardian must be present to complete registration form. The goal is to spark an interest in aviation in the kids who attend. For more information, visit www.VAA37.org.

Monday, July 16

Vacation Bible School: St. Joe Community Church, 2900 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne. Free, three-day vacation Bible school for children age 4 through those who have completed fifth grade. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 16-20. Register at //www.stjoecommunitychurch.org/register—vbs-2018.html or arrive early on the first day. For more information, contact Lynnette Wallace at stjoecommunity@gmail.com or (260) 471-4705.

Wednesday, July 18

Miami Valley Coin and Relic Hunters Club: Aboite Township Trustee’s Office, 11321 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. The club invites anyone who has an interest in the metal-detecting hobby and who is interested in learning more about the club.

Friday, July 20

Queen of Angels Parish Garage Sale: Faber Activity Center, 1500 W. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, July 21

Queen of Angels Parish Garage Sale: Faber Activity Center, 1500 W. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. 8-11 a.m.

Rolling into Roanoke: On Main Street in Roanoke. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This classic car show is hosted by the Roanoke Beautification Foundation. This fundraiser supports downtown and the greater community of Roanoke. A portion also goes to the Auburn Cord Deusenburg Automobile Museum and the National Auto and Truck Museum in Auburn. For more information, visit rollingintoroanoke.com.

Movie, ice cream social and fireworks: First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. Movie starts at 7:30 p.m., ice cream social at 9 p.m. and fireworks can be seen from church parking lot at 10 p.m.

Sunday, July 22

Vacation Bible school week: Lincolnshire Church of the Brethren, 6404 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne. Co-hosted with First Christian Disciples of Christ Church. 5:30-8 p.m. July 22-26. The program’s theme is Shipwrecked. Children age 4 through fifth grade are welcomed to participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play games and enjoy treats. Sixth grade through high school age students can assist teachers. For more information, call (260) 456-1993.

Monday, July 23

Vacation Bible school: First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., Fort Wayne. Vacation Bible school for children ages 3 through fifth grade (sixth grade and older are leaders and helpers). 5:45-8 p.m. July 23-26 (supper served 5-5:45 p.m.). For more information, visit www.fwsumc.org.

Tuesday, July 24

Allen County Fair kicks off: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne. July 24-29. Admission is $5 at the gate. Children age 5 and younger get in free. Seniors age 55 and older get in for $3. Parking is free. For more information, visit allencountyfairgroundsin.com/allen-county-fair-2/.

Friday, July 27

Outdoor movies: Resurrection Lutheran Church, 14318 Lima Road, will show outdoor family movies. Food and snacks will be available beginning at 6 p.m. A kids’ feature begins at 7:30 p.m., and a family feature starts at 9:30 p.m.

Screen on the Green: Praise Lutheran Church, 1115 W. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Free dinner and movie series. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:45 p.m. Bring a chair, blanket and insect repellant. For more information, visit www.praiselutheran.org/screen-on-the-green/.

Fort Wayne Pride: Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St., Fort Wayne. Two-day event: July 27-28. Includes vendors, live entertainment, beer tent, workshops, food, KidSpace, a march, tournaments and fun. People from all ages, sexualities and backgrounds are welcome to attend. Children age 5 and younger are not permitted after 8 p.m. For more information, visit fwpride.org.

Saturday, July 28

Colonial America at the Old Fort: The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave., Fort Wayne. Two-day event: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 28 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 29. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the American Revolution at Fort Wayne’s Historic Old Fort. Reenactors will provide demonstrations throughout the day on period specific artillery and military maneuvers as well as daily activities such as cooking, gardening and blacksmithing. A freewill donation will be accepted. Parking is available at Headwaters and Lawton parks. For more information and a daily schedule of events, visit www.oldfortwayne.org or call (260) 437-2836.

Sunday, July 29

Mizpah Shrine Fly-In Breakfast: Fort Wayne International Airport, Aviation Hangar 2019, 1101 W. Perimeter Road, Fort Wayne. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Minimum donation $6.25 per person, children younger than 5 free. Serving eggs made to order, sausage, ham, pancakes, hash brown potatoes, toast, coffee, milk or orange juice. Net proceeds benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.