The Journal Gazette
Monday, February 22, 2021 1:00 am

Community Update


“ROCK CAMP”: Runs weekly from June 14 through Aug. 6; presented by Sweetwater, 5501 US 30 W; ages 12 to 18; participants are paired up to form a band, write original music, and record it in a world-class recording studio; each week's camp culminates with a concert for the bands; $50 discount on registration fees now through Sunday; more information and registration at or call 407-3833.


“REACH FOR THE STARS – HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS”: Virtual class; 10 a.m. Wednesday; offered through Purdue Extension and the Allen County Public Library; free; more information at 481-6437 or; register in advance at; after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


NORTHEAST INDIANA BASE COMMUNITY COUNCIL – ZOOM LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 11; keynote speaker is Los Angeles-based comedian, musician and U.S. military veteran and advocate Thom Tran; registration is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers; register at; for sponsorship opportunities email

FISH FRY – DRIVE THROUGH ONLY: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday; Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.; $10 includes six pieces of fish, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw and chocolate cake; orders can be called in at 432-0611 by Thursday at noon.

FORT WAYNE CHILDREN'S CHOIR TO HOST ANNUAL DO RE MI FUNDRAISER: 7 p.m. Saturday; the live stream is free; guests can tune in as early as 6:30 p.m. for a preshow of music and participation information; go to and click on the Do Re Mi banner at the top of website to register for event updates, information and to donate; more information at 481-0481 or

ANDY'S KNOCKOUT CHICKEN: 1 to 5 p.m. for pickup Saturday; Allen County 4-H Clubs Inc., 4001 Crescent Ave.; virtual silent auction also ends at 5 p.m.; $10 includes one-half chicken with pit potatoes; tickets and questions at 481-6429; more information at our Facebook page, Allen County Indiana 4-H.


IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE HEALTHY ESSENCE STUDENT MASSAGE CLINIC: To May 8; one-hour massages; times are noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m. Mondays; 2, 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays; noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Fridays; and 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays; clinic will be closed March 14 to 21 for spring break; $30 for the community and $25 for Ivy Tech employees and students, military personnel and those 55 and older; make an appointment at 480-2094 or email


“REMOVING STATUES AND REWRITING HISTORY – LESSONS FROM THE BYZANTINE PAST RELEVANT TO AN AMERICAN FUTURE”: Virtual talk; 6:30 p.m. today; presented by Dr. Adam DeVille, associate professor of theology, division director of humanities at the University of Saint Francis; register at

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