Fort Wayne –
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAMS: 4001 Crescent Ave.; 481-6826 for information.
History of Allen County presented by Todd Pilfrey, executive director of The History Museum; 1 p.m. today.
ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: Using Directories in Genealogical Research presented by Curt Witcher; 7 p.m. Wednesday; gathering time is at 6:30 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, Room A, 900 Library Plaza; free; www.acgsi.org.
UNITED WAY OF ALLEN COUNTY AND THE NORTHEAST INDIANA CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL: Community Education classes, Understanding the Causes of Stress; 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday; United Way of Allen County Carriage House, 334 E. Berry St.; reservations, 482-5588 or neiclc@neiclc. org.
RENAISSANCE BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO: Beginning Cha-Cha; 7 p.m. Thursday; 7145 Indiana 1 N., Ossian; 260-622-6644.
AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Group class; 8 p.m. Friday; 6041 N. Clinton St.; $5, 480-7070.
AMERICAN STYLE BALLROOM: Beginner workshop, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, $15; open dance party, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, $6; 2789 Maplecrest Road; 267-9850.
Contact Allen County Public Library, 421-1200 or www.acpl.
lib.in.us, for information on activities or branches not listed.
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Meet Abe Lincolns Friend, 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. today and 9:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Wednesday; Plug-In Your Armchair Genealogy: Researching from Home, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Meeting Room A; Storytime for Preschools, Daycares and Other Groups, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays in Childrens Services, registration required; Smart Start Storytime, preschoolers ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in Childrens Services; Chi LEGO Club, 2 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; This Book Club Needs No Name, 7 p.m. Thursday; 900 Library Plaza, 421-1200.
ABOITE BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; Cookbook Book Club, 2 p.m. Wednesday; 5630 Coventry Lane; 421-1310.
DUPONT BRANCH: Ants in Your Pants, preschool program, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Baby Steps Storytime, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays; 536 E. Dupont Road; 421-1315.
GEORGETOWN BRANCH: Teen Thursday: Friendship Party, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; Georgetown Square, 6600 E. State Blvd.; 421-1320.
GRABILL BRANCH: Born to Read, infants and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Lunch and Lit Book Group, 1 p.m. Wednesday; 13521 State St., Grabill; 421-1325.
HESSEN CASSEL BRANCH: After School Adventures: Wood Crafts, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Tuesdays with Stories, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Smart Start Storytime, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Novel Ideas, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Field Trip Fridays: Fresh Water, 10:30 a.m. Friday; Sometimes on Saturdays: Crafty as a Fox, Secret Diaries, 11 a.m. Saturday; 3030 E. Paulding Road; 421-1330.
LITTLE TURTLE BRANCH: Storytime for Preschoolers: Valentine Love, 7 p.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; 2201 Sherman Blvd.; 421-1335.
NEW HAVEN BRANCH: Smart Start Storytime: L is for Love, ages 3 to 5 and adult, 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Babies and Books, infants to 18 months and parents/caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursday; Teen Thursdays: Cast Chocolate, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 648 Green St., New Haven; 421-1345.
PONTIAC BRANCH: Open Laptop Lab for Adults, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; Playstation Mania, 4 p.m. Wednesday; Paws to Read, children, read to trained dog, 5 p.m. Thursdays; Teen Café, 4 p.m. Fridays; Family Game Night, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays; 2215 S. Hanna St.; 421-1350.
SHAWNEE BRANCH: Teen Thursday: Books and Bites, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays; 5600 Noll Ave.; 421-1355.
TECUMSEH BRANCH: Bored? Games, 4 p.m. today; TecTeens, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; Wondertots, stories, rhythm and movement, ages 1 to 3 and caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 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; 2200 Lower Huntington Road; 421-1365.
WOODBURN BRANCH: Kids Club, 3 p.m. Wednesday; Smart Start Storytime, plus crafts, 10:30 a.m. Fridays; 4701 Indiana 101 North, Woodburn; 421-1370.
HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: Valentine Make & Take craft for grades 6 to 12; anytime during regular hours through Feb. 28; Main Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington, 260-356-0824.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Now Youre Cookin: Sweet Treats, 3:30 p.m. today; Book Buddies, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Valentines Day, crafts and snacks, 3:30 p.m. Thursday; 6221 S. Park Ave., 260-343-2010 or www.kendallvillelibrary.org.
LIMBERLOST PUBLIC LIBRARY: The Coupon Group, 6 p.m. today; Valentines Day Party, 3:45 p.m. Thursday; Wiggle Giggle, 10 a.m. Friday; 164 Kelly St., Rome City; 854-2775.
KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Board of Trustees meeting, 7 p.m. today; Limberlost Public Library, Rome City.
MARDI GRAS PANCAKE DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION: Benefits North Highlands Center for Learning; 6 to 8 p.m. today; Grace Presbyterian Church, 1811 Fairhill Road; 260-312-1591.
OMBUDSMAN PAJAMA DRIVE: Donate new pajamas or gowns for local nursing home residents in need; Thursday through Feb. 28; for information, call 469-3161 or go to www.ltcombudsman-program.
FISH FRY: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday; Bishop Luers High School Café, 333 E. Paulding Road; $8 adults, $5 ages 6 to 11, $1 for ages 5 and younger; drive-through and carry-out available; 456-1261.
FISH AND TENDERLOIN FRY: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday; St. Louis Besancon Hall, 15535 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven; $8.50 adults, $4.50 ages 6 to 11, free to ages 5 and younger; carry-out available.
UNITED BY VIOLET IN HONOR OF JENNIFER MALOTT CRAFT AND VENDOR BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; Churubusco United Methodist Church, Churubusco.