PORTRAIT HUNT: The History Center is having its Eerie Portrait Hunt throughout the Fort Wayne Arts Campus through Oct. 26. Participants can find the portrait and send their location to email@example.com for a chance to win prize. A Scavenger Hunt Guide can be picked up at the History Center or on its Facebook page.
ART AND WRITING AWARDS: The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are accepting submissions from students in grades 7 to 12 and ages 13 to 18. Students in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio will be participating through the Fort Wayne Museum of Art as a regional affiliate. For more information or to apply, go to http://artandwriting.org.
PHILHARMONIC CONCERTS: The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will have a series of concerts and activities as part of its Fort Wayne Philharmonic Presents! Events will be produced at various locations throughout Fort Wayne, including a Violins of Hope retrospective with violinist Vadim Gluzman and a celebration of the Sestercentennial of Beethoven's birth with a mini festival called Beethoven@250. For more information, go to fwphil.org.
MURAL TRAIL: The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne has launched the Make It Your Own Mural Trail, that features the Make It Your Own Mural Fest murals in northeast Indiana. The trail guide is available at https://neindiana.com/mural-festival/make-it-your-own-mural-fest-photo-contest
FREE SCIENCE KITS: Science Central has teamed with the Allen County Public Library to offer free activity kits and online programming for grades 2 through 6. Students can visit the library's events page to register for a kit.
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