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Allen County Public Library – Main

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900 Library Plaza Room B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 United States

April 2017

Free Showing of “Inside Out” (Allen Co.)

April 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Allen County Public Library – Main, 900 Library Plaza Room B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 United States
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Free showing of "Inside Out" April 5 in Fort Wayne On April 5, Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana will host a free showing of the Pixar film "Inside Out". There will be a puppet show before the film. The film will be followed by a short presentation about mental health. Popcorn ($2.00/bag) and drinks ($1.00/cup) will be available for purchase. Free showing of "Inside Out" April 5 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Allen County Public Library Georgetown Branch 6600…

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May 2017

Understanding Executive Functioning: Implications for Children with ADHD-Allen County

May 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Allen County Public Library – Main, 900 Library Plaza Room B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 United States
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Executive functioning has become an increasingly common term in the context of child development.     Neuropsychologist, Dr. Jacob T. Lutz with the Fort Wayne Neurological Center will discuss current theories and research behind executive functioning with an emphasis on the implications for children with ADHD.  His focus will be on children from the ages of 4 to 8 years, sharing strategies for early care and education providers working with this age group of children with ADHD.  Limit 50.  (This…

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October 2017

Caregiver Lunch & Learn

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Allen County Public Library – Main, 900 Library Plaza Room B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 United States
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Caregiver Action Network (CAN) works to improve the quality of life for Americans who care for their loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, or advanced age. On October 14, CAN is hosting a "Caregiver Lunch & Learn" workshop for caregivers of all ages. Learn how to communicate with your loved one's medical team, create goals for patients, research therapies, manage medication, and find support. Lunch will be provided. Attendees who complete the pre- and post-session survey will receive a $75…

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April 2019

Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators (Allen County)

April 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Allen County Public Library – Main, 900 Library Plaza Room B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 United States
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Movie showing and Skype visit with the film’s director Ema Ryan Yamazaki Not Rated; 82 minutes Curious George is the most popular monkey in the world. This, however, is the story of Curious George’s creators, Hans and Margret Rey, whose history remains largely untold. The Reys were a husband and wife team, German Jewish refugees who escaped Nazi-occupied Europe on makeshift bicycles carrying the original Curious George manuscript. Using animation, archival materials, and interviews, Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious…

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Trash to Treasure Art Contest (Allen County)

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Allen County Public Library – Main, 900 Library Plaza Room B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 United States
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Join us for the 21st annual Trash to Treasure Art Contest, sponsored by OmniSource. Art pieces are made of 100% recyclable materials. All art submissions are made by Allen County residents of all ages and will be on display in our Great Hall from 9:00 am to Noon. OmniSource will be donating prizes to the winners in each category: 1st Place - $100 VISA Gift Card 2nd Place - $50 VISA Gift Card 3rd Place - $25 VISA Gift Card…

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July 2019

Becoming a Trauma Informed Community

July 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Allen County Public Library – Main, 900 Library Plaza Room B
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 United States
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"Youth that have experienced some sort of trauma in their background present with a unique range of challenges that often manifest in unwanted behaviors and a lack of affect regulation skills.  This training will address the many complex issues that accompany working with youth that have trauma backgrounds and how to effectively respond and intervene.  By attending this training you will build skills that will help youth to  develop feelings of safety.  Additionally you will learn what it means to…

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