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  • Out and about
    COMEDYTODAY AND SATURDAYBilly Ray Bauer and Quinn Patterson – 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $9.50; 486-0216.
    ART HUNT: Bottle & Bottega, 2870 E. Dupont Road, is sponsoring a free art scavenger hunt from Monday through Dec. 5. Clues about where three pieces of art are hidden will be posted on its Facebook page at www.
  • ART
    All weekend – “CORRUGATED” – Works of University of Saint Francis students and community artists; “Mark It Up,” artwork created with markers; glass and wire artwork by Charlotte Wehr; exhibits end Wednesday;

Arts update


•“Maker Mondays: Ductigami” will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Allen County Public Library, Young Adults’ Services, 900 Library Plaza. Also, “Camera-rama” will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Children’s Services.

•“Altered Books” for young adults will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Aboite Branch, 5630 Coventry Lane. Also, a “Princess Tea Party” for ages 6 to 11 will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

•“Which Stitch” will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Little Turtle Branch, 2201 Sherman Blvd. The meeting is open to those who like to knit, crochet, embroider or needlepoint. “Totally Teens” will have teens create unique jewelry at 3 p.m. Tuesday and June 24. For information, call 421-1335.

•“Budget Scrapbooking” will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Monroeville Branch, 115 Main St., Monroeville. Attendees should bring adhesive and scissors.

•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.

AUDITION: First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St., will have auditions for “The Foreigner” at 7 p.m. Sunday. Rehearsals begin July 13. Performance dates are Sept. 4 to 20. For information, call 422-6329 or go to

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Clark Gallery of Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St., Wabash, is accepting any artistic medium using the theme “Birds” for the upcoming “Themed Art Competition” exhibit from 11 a.m. to 2 pm. Tuesday. Artwork will be on display from Thursday through July 21. For information, go to


•D. Harlan Wilson, will have “Primordial: An Abstraction,” his 16th book published in September. For information, go to

•Margaret Hobson will have her last book in a series, “The Voice of Indiana’s 44th Regiment, Part 3: Battles and Provost Duty,” published this fall. She is the author of “The Iron Men of Indiana’s 44th Regiment, Part 1: Biographies and Statistics” and “The Voice of Indiana’s 44th Regiment, Part 2: Formation and Photos.”


•The IPFW Gene Marcus Piano camp will be from Sunday through Wednesday at 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. A free camp student recital will be held at 5:30 p.m. June 20.

•The Goshen College Music Department will have a summer music camp for high school musicians from Sunday through June 21 at Goshen College, Goshen. A free public concert will take place June 20 at Sauder Concert Hall. Tuition is $595 per student and includes room and board. To register, go to

•Huntington University, Huntington, will host a summer theater youth camp from June 23 to July 12 for students in grades 2 to 12. Camp tuition is $195 if paid after today or $220 after today. To register, call 260-359-4262.

•Manchester University, North Manchester, will offer a summer arts camp for grades 4 to 8 from Monday to June 20 in Otho Winger Memorial Hall. Cost is $99 per student. To register, call 1-877-624-8378 or go to

•“Art for Kids” will be offered by Artlink for grades 1 to 10 from Monday through June 20 and June 23 to 27 at the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts, 2701 Spring St. Cost is $50 to $35 per weekly session. To register, call 424-7195 or go to

•“Rising Star” summer camp will be for grades 3 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to June 27 and July 21 to Aug. 1 at Arts United Center and Black Box Theatre, 303 E. Main St. Cost is $300 for the two-week camp. To register, go to

CLASS: Craig Woodson will teach a free class on “Public Drum Circle” from 1 to 4 p.m. June 21 at Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave. For information, go to

ENROLLING STUDENTS: The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir invites youth in grades 3 to 12 to participate in the open placement hearings at 1:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesday at IPFW, Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. For information, call 481-0481.

MEETING: The Heartland annual meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at University of Saint Francis, North Campus, 2702 Spring St. For reservations, email

SCREENING PARTY: Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave., will host a screening party for the Web series “Teen Technorati” from 6 to 8 p.m. today. A panel discussion will follow.

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