Fort Wayne –
ALLEN COUNTY 4-H CLUB: Dog Obedience program, beginning in March, participants complete paperwork, prepay and register by Friday; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; $50; 481-6826.
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave.; 481-6826 for information.
Get Checking, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday; free.
COMPUTER CLASSES: 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 27; Brookside Church, 6102 Evard Road; $5; 486-4467.
FOELLINGER-FREIMANN BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY: Brown Bag: Crazy Sisters Coffee Klatch; presented by Cheryl Fry and Marcia Harward, co-owners of Crazy Sisters Coffee Roasters; noon to 1 p.m. Thursday; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 non-members, free to members; 427-6011 or www.fortwayneparks.org.
TAX HELP: Through April 14; tax sites: 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, closed today, CANI – Community Action of Northeast Indiana, 227 E. Washington Blvd.; noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, closed Wednesday, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1101 Lafayette St.; 1 to 3 p.m. March 15, by appointment only, Fort Wayne Enterprise Center, 1830 Wayne Trace, 424-3505.
IPFW DISTINGUISHED LECTURER: The Arm’s Race from a Snail’s Perspective: Evolution of the Naticid Gastropod Predator-Prey System and Evolution and Creation: Conflicting or Compatible by Dr. Patricia Kelley of University of North Carolina at Wilmington; noon and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Science Building.
IPFW FEATURED FACULTY: On Solvability of Partial Differential Equations, by Yifei Pan; noon Friday, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., Helmke Library, second floor; free; 481-6495.
TEEN DATING VIOLENCE: Presented by Kelsey Cottrell and Chynna Presley; noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday; YWCA, 1610 Spy Run Ave.; free; 424-4908, ext. 254.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginners Cha Cha, 8 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; price info at 260-622-6644.
Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www.acpl.lib.in.us, for information on activities or branches not listed.
MAIN LIBRARY: Cyber Adventure Group, home-schoolers and adults, 2 p.m. Tuesday, registration required; Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Children’s Services, registration required; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Children’s Services; Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in Children’s Services; The Secret Society of Cogs and Rivets, 7 p.m. Thursday; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10 a.m. Fridays in Children’s Services; Toddler Storytime, stories, activities, ages 18 months to 3 years and parents/caregivers, 10:30 and 11 a.m. Fridays; Go Club, 2 p.m. Saturday; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.
ABOITE BRANCH: Born to Read Babies and Books, plus games, infants to age 24 months and adult, 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Baby Steps Toddler Time, plus games, age 2 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Adult Book Group, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Manic Monday: Game Day, 4 p.m. Monday; Storytime with a Twist, preschoolers, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Ants in Your Pants, preschool program, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Born to Read Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Mondays; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; LEGO Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Baby Steps Storytime, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Born to Read Babies and Books Storytime, plus puppets, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Monday; Family Fun Night: Game Day, 7 p.m. today; Baby Steps: Toddler Time Storytime, plus puppets and games, ages 2 and 3 and caregivers, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Thursdays; Teen Thursday: Bingo, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Homeschool Science Blast, 10:30 a.m. today; Born to Read, infants and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Lego Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: Tuesdays with Stories, Locomotive Day, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Smart Start Storytime: Snow People, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Afterschool Adventures: Amazing Animals, Meet a Snake, for grades 5 to kindergarten, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Homeschool Fridays: By the Book, Poetry, 10:30 a.m. Friday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Preschoolers: Dental Health Month, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 6 p.m. Mondays; Get Ready for the Vegetable Garden, 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Storytimes for Preschoolers: S is for Snowman, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Building Brains LEGO Club, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Teen Thursdays: Group Games, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Teen Café, 4 p.m. Tuesdays; Reading for Root Beer, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Sit and Stitch, 4:30 p.m. Thursdays; Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.
SHAWNEE BRANCH: Born to Read Storytime, infants and toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Smart Start Storytime, plus literacy-building game or activity, older children, 11 a.m. Thursdays; Teen Thursday: Electronic Mayhem, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Guys Read, ages 6 to 12, 4 p.m. today; Paws to Read, children read to trained dogs, 6:30 p.m. Mondays; LEGO Maniacs, 4 p.m. Tuesday; Smart Start Storytime, also early literacy games and crafts, preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; TecTeens: Know Your Meme, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Wondertots, stories, rhythm and movement, ages 1 to 3 and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Ease into eBooks, 7 p.m. Thursday; 1411 E. State Blvd.; 421-1360.
WAYNEDALE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Born to Read Storytime, infants to age 2 and caregivers, 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays; Game Challenges, Monopoly Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday; Lego Club, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn; 421-1370.
HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: Discovery Crew, stories, crafts and activities for grades 1 to 3, 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays through April 11, Main Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington, and at 4:45 p.m. Tuesdays through March 20, Markle Library, Markle; 260-356-0824.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Angry Birds Live, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Game Day, 4 p.m. Thursday; The Anderson Brothers of Kendallville and the Scandalous Cora, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Novel Conversations, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Pizza Taste Off, 4 p.m. Friday; Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament, 10 a.m. Saturday; My Life in 2012: Scrapbook Classes, 10 a.m. Saturday, $20, registration required; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: Random Acts of Kindness, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday; Dolphin Tale, movie, 3:15 p.m. Thursday; Mark’s Ark, 3:30 p.m. Friday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 260-854-2775.
ALPHA-1/COPD SUPPORT GROUP: Eat Right, Breathe Better, presented by Sharon Woods; 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; 260-245-0199.
DEMOCRATIC LUNCHEON CLUB: Wednesday; 11:30 a.m. lunch, program at noon; VFW Post 857, 2202 W. Main St.; 422-8572.
FORT WAYNE CIGAR CLUB: 8 p.m. Saturday; Trion Tavern, New Haven; 260-547-2685 or www.fortwaynecigarclub.com.
FORT WAYNE WOMEN’S MIDDAY CONNECTION: Meeting, Feb. 28; Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road; $13.50 inclusive; The Sun is Always Shining, presented by Janet Campbell; complimentary child care; all women welcome; reservations due by Tuesday, 432-0335.
NORTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: General meeting; 7 p.m. today, Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave.; bring food item for Food Pantry; www.northsideneighborhood.org for information.
SOUTH SIDE CLASS OF 1940 MEETING: 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Don Hall’s Gas House, 305 E. Superior St.; 485-8293.
FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday; St. Louis Besancon Hall, 15535 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven; $8.50 adults, $4.50 ages 11 to 6, free to ages 5 and younger; carry-out available.
FISH FRY: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday; Bishop Luers’ Café, 333 E. Paulding Road; $8 adults, $5.50 ages 11 to 6, free to ages 5 and younger; drive through and carry-out available; 456-1261.
NORTHEAST INDIANA PHEASANTS FOREVER 20TH ANNUAL BANQUET: Dinner and auction; doors open at 4 p.m. Saturday; WWII Victory Museum, Auburn; to register, go to www.northeastindiana182.pheasantsforever.org.