Fort Wayne – AT THE LIBRARY:
The Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company will perform selections from The Little Mermaid at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Allen County Public Library, Children’s Services, 900 Library Plaza. Home School Happenings will demonstrate how to make a pillow at 1 p.m. Thursday and June 12, Young Adults’ Services.
Sewing 101 will show how to make a shopping bag from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Wednesdays during June at Georgetown Branch, 6600 E. State Blvd. To register, call 421-1320.
New Haven Branch, 648 Green St., New Haven, will have Your Library, Starring Your Book: Writing Workshop for ages 6 to 11 at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Sit and Stitch will be offered for those wanting to learn to knit at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Pontiac Branch, 2215 S. Hanna St.
The Lab, a program for ages 12 to 18 to create and share digital videos, music, photography, websites, graphic design, podcasts and presentations, will be offered at 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Tecumseh Branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.
Yarn Lover’s Gathering will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Woodburn Branch 4701 Indiana 101 N., Woodburn.
Fort Wayne Ballet will have auditions for the 2014-15 Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet school year from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 300 E. Main St. Registration for the audition will be 4:30 to 5 p.m. For information, call 484-9646 or go to www.fortwayneballet.org.
First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St., will have auditions for Christmas Potpourri: Songs and Stories for the Season at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Rehearsals begin Oct. 5. Performance dates are Dec. 4 to 21. For information, call 426-7421, ext. 103, or go to FirstPresbyterianTheater.com.
PLAYWRIGHT FESTIVAL: The Northeast Indiana Playwright Festival will take place from today through Sunday at Auer Center ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St. Pulitzer prize winning playwright, Donald Margulies will speak at 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday with a reception to follow at Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St. For tickets, call 424-5220 or go to FWCivic.org.
WORKSHOP: Surface Decoration on Greenware, a hands-on workshop, will be presented by Marcy Neiditz from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Crestwood Gallery, Roanoke. Cost is $50 a person. For information, call 260-672-2080.