File Lawton Park Greenhouse raises plants that will be part of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory's Mother's Day Plant Sale beginning today at McMillen Park on Abbott Street.
File Trolleys will be available Sunday to transport people around downtown as part of the Mother’s Day Downtown activities.
Courtesy The Fort Wayne Magic Club will perform free Thursday during “A Night of Magic” at Byron Health Center on Lima Road.
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Mother's Day Downtown – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; trolley stops, activities and shopping; for guide and more information, go to mothersdaydowntown.com.
Paula McLain – Best-selling author of “The Paris Wife,” “Love and Ruin” and “Circling the Sun”; 7 p.m.; Allen County Public Library main theater, 900 Library Plaza.
Pat Godwin – Also, Ziggy Klett; Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of show; 9:45 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of show; www.fortwaynecomedyclub.com.
Roseanne Barr – “Alive & Kickin' Tour”; 7:30 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; tickets, www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
Legion Dance – Justus III; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.
Singles dance – 6 to 9:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 47, 601 Reed Road; $8; 704-3669.
Tunes Brews & BBQ – 4:30 p.m. food offered, 6:15 p.m., live music begins; next to Herb Monroe Park on Main Street in Paulding, Ohio; $5; www.pauldingchamber.com.
CycloFemme – Part of Kickstart Festival; 2 p.m.; Tillman Park, 600 E. Tillman Road; celebrates cycling for women; kickstartfortwayne.com.
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special-interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Migrations” live butterfly exhibit, ends July 7; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or www.fortwayneparks.org.
The History Center – 302 E. Berry St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday of the month; 426-2882 or www.fwhistorycenter.com.
Science Central – “Heart Smart” touring exhibit, ends May 26; 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3-64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or www.sciencecentral.org.
Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – “The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines,” Indiana Historical Society traveling exhibit; 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; exhibit ends June 13.
National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum; hours and cost, 260-925-9100, www.natmus.org.
National Military History Center – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars, World's Monster Truck Hall of Fame, a Dale Earnhardt car; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; $10, free ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144 or www.nationalmilitaryhistorycenter.org.
Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Inside National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily, hours and cost, 316-0966 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sauder Village – “Celebrate the Farm” on Saturday; free admission for moms on Mother's Day Sunday; 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 1-800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org; through Oct. 27.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or www.fordv8foundation.org.
“Celebration of the Arts and Artists” – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; John Paulding Historical Society Museum, 600 Fairground Drive, Paulding, Ohio; ends June 15; museum hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of the month.
2019 Lapper & Survivors Day Celebration – 9 a.m.; walk helps raise money for people with cancer; Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Brotherhood Office Park, 6316 Mutual Drive; www.lapper.cancer-services.org.
AIDS Walk 2019 – Sponsored by the Resource Connection; 10 a.m. to noon; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; www.one.bidpal.net/fwaidswalk19/welcome.
Birdwatching on Our Urban Rivers – 10 to 11 a.m.; Lawton Park Trailhead, Clinton and Fourth streets; hosted by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Riverfront Fort Wayne; free.
Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Arrowhead Prairie parking lot, 8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke; free; 478-2515 or email@example.com.
Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; bike ride; Shoaff Park trailhead, 6401 St. Joe Road; free.
Mother's Day Plant Sale – 4 to 7 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; McMillen Park, 3901 Abbott St.; Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will offer 600 types of plants for sale.
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Shark conservation area, stingray touch pool, giraffes and lions; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $15 ages 19-61, $10 ages 2-18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or www.kidszoo.org.
“Run for the Fallen” – 7:30 a.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; relay team of Honor and Remember and its Indiana chapter to run 140-mile journey that includes Fort Wayne, Decatur, Berne and Geneva to honor fallen soldiers; www.inrunforthefallen.org.
Police Officer Memorial Ceremony – 11 a.m.; Law Enforcement/Firefighters Memorial, 1001 N. Wells St.
Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.
disAbilities Expo – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; hosted by AWS Foundation and features resources for people with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities.
“UglyDolls” – Sensory-friendly film screening; 10:30 a.m.; $6.50; Regal Coldwater Crossing; go to www.myregal.com for times.
“Avengers: Endgame” – Sensory-friendly film screening; also, screening Tuesday; AMC Theaters; see theater websites for available showtimes.
South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 block of Warsaw Street, between Oxford and Pontiac streets; www.southsidefarmersmarket.com; ends Dec. 21.
Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60; www.fortwaynefoodtours.com; ends Sept. 30.
Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; ends May 18.
Instruments of Hope – 6 to 9 p.m.; highlights artistic, written and visual expressions related to the Holocaust by Wayne New Tech Academy and University of Saint Francis students; University of Saint Francis Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 E. Berry St.; music by the Youth Orchestra.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana; www.shipshewanafleamarket.com; ends Sept. 25.
“A Night of Magic” – 7 p.m.; performances by the Fort Wayne Magic Club; Byron Health Center, Eakin Family Room, 12101 Lima Road; free.
“Battle for the Brave” – Wrestling event hosted by Wrestling for Warriors; 7 p.m.; features former WWE Hall of Famer Billy Gunn, as well as Jax Dane, Crimson, Ryback, Al Snow, Bram, Scarlett Bordeaux and Kevin Thorn; Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.; tickets, wrestlingforwarriors.com.
TinCaps – vs. Lansing; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or tincapstickets.com.
“A Midsummer Night's Dream” – Pulse Opera House; 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday; 1271/2 Wayne St., Warren; $15 general admission, $5 for children ages 12 and younger; www.pulseoperahouse.org or 260-375-7017; ends May 19.
“Mama Mia!” – Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; 8 p.m. today, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; $30 adults, $25 seniors and $17 ages 23 and younger; www.fwcivic.org or 424-5220; ends Sunday.
“Fairy Tales Can Come True” – Warriors Ambition Show Choir Booster Club and Woodlan High School Choral Department; cabaret; 6:30 p.m.; Woodlan High School, 17215 Woodburn Road; $10 at the door or at fairytalecabaret.brownpapertickets.com.
TODAY AND SATURDAY
“Pippin” – Arena Dinner Theater; 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show today and Saturday; $40; 719 Rockhill St.; 424-5622 or www.arenadinnertheatre.org.
“Once on This Island” – Three Rivers Music Theatre; 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave.; tickets, www.threeriversmusictheatre.com or 498-2652; ends May 18.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
“Trial by Jury” – Manchester University Opera Workshop Players; 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday; Manchester University, Wine Recital Hall, North Manchester; $8, $5 students ages 18 and younger.