DRIVE THRU BROASTED CHICKEN DINNER BY COUNTRY CHEF
Who: St. Aloysius School
What: Drive Thru meal (4-pieces broasted chicken, potato wedges, applesauce, & dinner roll)
When: Sunday, March 9 from 12noon to 3pm
Where: 14623 Bluffton Road just south of interstate 469
Why: proceeds benefit 8th grade trip
Cost: $6 per meal – free delivery for large business orders. For more information call 639-6534
SOUP & SANDWICH DINNER
Who: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
What: Soup & Sandwich Dinner and Craft & Bake Sale – homemade soups, sandwiches, salads, and desserts
Carry outs available
When: Sunday, March 9 from 10:30am to 1pm
Where: Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School, 11565 US Highway 27, north of Decatur
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY
Who: St. Therese Booster Club
What: Fish, potatoes, applesauce or coleslaw, bread, beverage & dessert
When: Friday, March 7 from 4:30pm to 7pm
Where: St. Therese School, 2304 Lower Huntington Road
Children (6-12 years) $4
5 and under FREE
Who: Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church
What: Swiss Steak Dinner
When: Sunday, March 2
Where: 16933 Thiele Road
Why: Free-will offering distribution of funds will be determined at a later date. Dinner organized by Fellowship Society.
4-H BBQ CHICKEN AND CARNIVAL WITH SILENT AUCTION FUND RAISER
Who: 4-H Club of Allen County
What: Fund raiser BBQ & Carnival with Silent Auction
When: Saturday, March 15 from 4pm to 7pm
Where: Home Loan and 4-H Exhibit Buildings at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road.
Cost: $6 for 1/2 chicken meal (sides, drink, dessert)
$4.50 for 1/4 chicken meal $2.50 for hot dog meal. Carryouts available
Chicken cooked by Nelsons. Info: For additional information contact us at 481-6826.
ED FOX FISH FRY
All you can eat. Chicken, Fish, and Tenderloin Dinner sponsored by the Festival Choir of Associated Churches at Salem United Church of Christ, 2401 Lake Avenue. Adults $6.50, Child 6-8 $4, Child 5 and under FREE. Friday, February 28 at 7pm. Take out available.
ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH FRY
Who: St. Joseph Church Hessen Cassel
What: Broasted fish, potatoes, slaw, applesauce, dessert and drink
When: March 7 from 4pm to 7:30pm
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Recreation Hall located on US Hwy. 27 one minute south of the 469 bypass.
Cost: $7 for adults, $4.50 for kids 6-11, $6.50 for seniors and carry-out. Age 5 and under is free.
ALL YOU CAN EAT SUPPER
Who: St. Louis Besancon Academy
What: Tenderloin, Chicken, and Fish, scalloped potatoes, chips, coleslaw or apple sauce, homemade dessert, drink – prepared by Country Chef.
When: Friday, February 28 from 4pm to 7:30pm
Where: 15529 Lincoln Highway, East – 4 miles east of New Haven
Cost: Adults $6.50 – Children 6-12 $4 – 5 and under FREE
Who: St. Joseph Church Hessen Cassel
What: Celebrate Mardis Gras-Carnival Night-games, bike raffle, food, fun.
When: Tuesday, March 4 from 5pm to 8pm
Where: Activity Center 11337 US Hwy 27 South of the 469 Bypass
Why: Benefits the 8th Grade Class Trip.
Who: St. Aloysius
What: All you can eat fish by Ed Fox
When: Friday March 14 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: 1/4 mile south of I-469 on Highway 1
Dinner also includes: Homemade scalloped potatoes or chips, homemade coleslaw or applesauce, bread & butter, dessert, drink
$3.50 children (ages 6 thru 12) Free ages 5 & under
Who: Christ United Methodist Church
What: $3.50 Clothing Only Bag Sale, along with priced as marked miscellaneous items, household items, linens, and lots of fabrics.
When: Saturday, March 8, 2003 from 8:30am to 1pm
Where: 1101 McKinnie
Who: Calvary United Methodist Church
What: T-Ball Registration
When: Saturday, March 15, and 22, 2003 from 9am – 1pm
Where: At the church 6301 Winchester Road (at intersection of Winchester Road and Baer Field thruway)
Info: 704-6743 or 747-7193.
ON GOLDEN POND (COMEDY BY EARNEST THOMPSON)
Who: Arena Dinner Theatre
What: A comedy play ON GOLDEN POND
When: March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 Social Hour-6:30pm-Dinner-7:15pm-Show-8pm.
Where: Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill Street
Info: To make reservations call 260-493-1384
SYNOPSIS: Although it’s a comedy, it’s a love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the 44th year. He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and failing memory – but still as tart tongued, observant and eager for life as ever. Ethel, ten years younger, and the perfect foil for Norman, delights in all the small things which have enriched, and continue to enrich their long life together. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist finance, who, then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer.
North American Youth Sports annual spring youth basketball tournament in the Fort Wayne, Indiana area has several remaining openings! NAYS announced that they still have openings in their annual tournament at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne on March 28-30, 2003. The tournament will feature ten different brackets. They include 5th-6th grade boys, 5th-6th grade girls, 7th grade boys, 7th grade girls, 8th grade boys, 8th grade girls, 9th-10th grade boys, 9th-10th grade girls, 11th-12th grade boys, and 11th-12th grade girls. All grades are based on the grade in which a student is currently enrolled. The entry fee for this tournament is $95 and guarantees each team a minimum of two games. There will be awards presented in each bracket. The entry deadline is March 3, 2003. For additional information or any entry form, please call the too-free NAYS spring tournament hotline at 1-800-787-3265.
Who: Concordia Lutheran Elementary School Board and Faculty
What: ‘Not-So-Square’ Square Dance (lessons provided for novices)
When: Friday, February 28, 2003 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Where: In the gymnasium at 4245 Lake Avenue
Why: Proceeds to offset school operating expenses.
Info & Cost: Food & refreshments will be available – age-appropriate childcare and activities are available at no cost for children through grade six. Tickets are available in advance at the church or school office for $25 per couple or $12.50 per individual or at the door for $28 per couple-$14 per individual. Call 426-9922 to reserve tickets. Additional contributions to the fund raising effort are welcome.
SOUTH WEST CONSERVATION CLUB INC. MARCH (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) SCHEDULE
(SWCC is a not-for-profit corporation located at 5703 Bluffton Road)
TRAP & SKEET SHOOT – Sunday, March 9, 30, 2003 – 12:30pm to close
FISH & TENDERLOIN – Friday, March 7, 21 – 5pm to 7:30pm
PRAYER AND HEALING WORKSHOP
“Healing Through Prayer” is a workshop designed to help everyone learn more about the power of prayer in healing. Christine Driessen, a professional practitioner of spiritual healing, will lead this workshop at the Comfort Suites-South, on Monday March 10 at 7:30pm. Workshop participants will explore some of the “how to’s” for healing through prayer and some practical ways to use them for themselves and others.
To register for the workshop or for more information call 424-1477 or e-mail email@example.com. There is a $15 advance registration fee for workshop materials and text, SCIENCE AND HEALTH ($20 at the door). The Comfort Suites-South is located at the northwest corner of the I-69 – U.S. 24 intersection (I-69 exit 102).
NEW JAZZ WORSHIP
Who: First Presbyterian Church
What: Relaxed, informal worship in our 300-seat theater that will feature jazz music by some of Fort Wayne’s leading musicians.
When: Sunday, March 3, 2003 at 7pm
Where: 300 W. Wayne Street, north of the Allen County Library-park north side of building.
Info: First Presbyterian Church would like to invite you to join them for Jazz Worship. You can hear pianist Eric Clancy, with Dave Streeter on flute and saxophone in this meaningful worship for the spiritually curious and institutionally skeptical. All are welcome. For more information, call 426-7421. First Presbyterian Church is a non-profit organization.
Who: St. Joseph Church Hessen Cassel
What: Red Cross Blood Drive
When: Sunday, March 9, 2003 from 10am to 3pm
Where: In the St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Recreation Hall, 11337 U.S. Hwy, South of the 469 bypass.
Info: To schedule an appointment, call Janet at 639-3839 – Walk-ins welcome.
AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM
The AARP Tax-Aide Program provides free tax assistance in the preparation of the federal and state income tax returns to middle and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 and older. With the library construction projects in process we have been forced to move the Main Library site to Little Turtle and the Shawnee site to Waynedale Library. We urge those seeking tax assistance to bring their last years tax return, their county real estate tax paid receipts and all 2002 Tax forms (W-2, 1099R, 1099-INT, 1099-DIV, W2G, SSA-1099, etc.) For further information, please contact Virgil Guebard at 747-3256 or Bill Knorr at 486-5654.
Waynedale Library – Tuesdays 12noon to 4pm from February 4 to April 15.
FORT WAYNE WRITER’S FORUM
For prose, poetry, and drama writers – talkabouts, share, network. Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at 7pm at the Towne House, 2209 St. Joe Center Road. Since new construction is taking place at the Towne House, and the front entrance is temporarily gone, if new, please check for information – call Trudy at 260-482-9362.
GERANIUM & BASKETS SALE
Allen County 4-H Clubs are sponsoring a Geranium & Hanging Baskets Fund Raiser. Each 4-inch potted geranium will cost $1. Colors offered this year include, Red, Salmon, White, Pink, and Fushia. Hanging baskets available are Boston Fern; Purple Wave Petunia, Lilac Wave Petunia, Pink Wave Petunia; Non-Vining Geranium Baskets in Pink, Salmon, Red, & Fushia; and Ivy Geraniums in Red or Pink. All hanging baskets are $10 for a 10″ basket. Orders must be placed and paid for by March 28 – order early. The geraniums and hanging baskets will be available for pickup at the Allen County Fairgrounds, Lions Barn on Saturday, May 3 from 9am to 5pm. For additional information or an order form please call the Purdue Cooperative Extension Office at 481-6826.
FORT WAYNE ART SOURCE
(Non-Profit Gallery and Learning Center)
2812 Lower Huntington Road – Waynedale 447-8550
E-mail address: FWArtsource@aol.com
GALLERY HOURS: GALLERY, OPEN FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Mondays: 12noon to 5pm
Tuesdays: 12noon to 5pm
ARTIST FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH IS TERRY HAFFNER
Terry Haffner has been designing greeting cards, soloed in musicals and addressing audiences at fundraising dinners before the age of 12. Terry has always been focused and determined. Born with partial legs and without arms, Terry faced many challenges at birth, which turned into opportunities in life as family, teachers, doctors, and community leaders helped Terry see what gifts he had.
With a degree from Purdue University and the special training to allow him to drive a van, Terry now is in high demand as a visiting artist in schools, and also a Keynote and dinner speaker. Terry travels America with a message of rekindling the values of faith, education, family respect, and serving others. Terry sees himself as a role model for children and adults.
The acrylic landscapes/seascapes of Churches, Western Valleys, winter scenes, and lighthouses are among Terry’s best sellers. Terry has said, “God’s presence and his blueprint for me became clear. I knew that my voice, sense of humor, and ability to paint would play roles in my life. I felt that God wanted me always to touch the lives of others.”
CHRISTKINDEL MARKT OF FORT WAYNE – ATTENTION ALL AREA ARTISANS!
A new Fort Wayne venue to exhibit and sell your wears. We are looking for artists looking for a venue to sell their top quality hand made gift and holiday items, toys, tree ornaments, and pottery. Freimann Square November 29 – November 30, 2003. For more information or to reserve your market stand, call 260-747-2592 or 260-432-6495. Christhindel Markt, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46809.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AT FOX ISLAND
We need at least 4 inches of snow to operate our Cross-Country ski program and the Winter Family Fun begins. Rental Hours are 9am to 4pm – skis must be returned by 5pm. Rental fees are $5 per hour for adults, $4 per hour for children 12 and under and Seniors 60 years and older. For the most current ski conditions, or more information on Fox Island’s Cross Country Skiing Program, please call us at 449-3180 or 449-3196.
SCOUT GARAGE SALE
Donations needed for Portage Camp Association’s Annual Large Spring Garage Sale in our town of Waynedale. We are going to try to fill the scout cabin more than ever before this year. This gives you a chance to get rid of some of that old stuff you don’t use anymore. Check your shed, garage, house, closet, barn, and yard. Anything that you don’t need that’s sellable we will take. This will give your friends a chance to get some good buys at our sale. Trailers, cars with titles, boats, bikes, toys, clothes, household items, anything and everything that is in good condition we will take. We at Portage Creek Camp Association sponsor Boy Scout Troop #44 and Cub Scout Pack #3044 and we will come to your house to pick up donations, or if you like you can bring them to the Scout Cabin at Lower Huntington and Ardmore. Please arrange to have someone meet you there. Your donations are tax deductible. Don’t toss it. For free pick up call Scoutmaster Jack Shepard at 436-2422, Cubmaster Randy Brooks at 478-1808 or call Committee Chairman Walter Pressler at 436-9462.
LIVING ON LESS INCOME
The United States continues to see a downturn in the economy and families are facing challenging financial situations. Continual company buyouts, downsizing, and closures place a real strain on family finances. Families can work together to make it through these times. Resources are available from the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to assist with this time of change. Visit the Allen County website www.ces.purdue.edu/allen and the Consumer and Family Science page to visit a website titled “Living on Less”. Publication topics include When Your Income Drops, Managing Your Credit, and Talking to Your Family. Visit the Purdue University website at extension.purdue.edu/Pages/default.aspx for additional information on stretching the budget.
ALLEN COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE PROGRAM OFFERINGS
The Allen County Extension Office will offer the following programs this winter and spring. The general public is invited to attend. No registration is required. All programs are held at the Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW Campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne.
THE THREE IRISH TENORS TO PERFORM
Who: Scottish Rite
What: Three of Ireland’s leading tenors – Ciaran Nagle, Anthony Norton, and Paul Byrom
When: Saturday, March 8, 2003 at 8pm
Where: The Scottish Rite Center 431 West Berry Street
Cost: Tickets prices are $25/$20/$15, go on sale February 17, and are available by calling the Scottish Rite Center at 260-423-2593-EXT 1 or by visiting the box office located at 417 West Berry Street, Monday through Friday from 12noon to 6pm.
MT. CALVARY LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL REGISTERS FOR CLASS
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool at 1819 Reservation Drive across from Miami Middle School in Waynedale is now registering for classes for the 2003-2004 school year. Classes for 2 & 3 year olds meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9-11:30am
Classes for 4 year olds meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 9-11:30am
Classes for 4-5 year olds meet Monday through Thursday afternoons from 12:30-3pm.
Call the director at 747-4121-Ext.17 for enrollment information or to visit the classrooms. Register by March 31 and receive $5 off the registration fee!
MT. CALVARY TO HOST “VISITOR” WORKSHOP
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive will host the workshop “Making First Time Visitors, Second Time Visitors” at 2pm on Sunday, March 8, 2003. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. The workshop is an updated version of the one given at the Evangelism Conference in Indianapolis last September, and will be presented by Mr. David Reed, a member of Carmel Lutheran Church in Carmel, Indiana. He is also a part time Congregational Service Assistant, working with congregations in the Columbus and Seymour, Indiana area. The workshop is open to the public.
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at 6:30pm
Where: Georgetown Library, 6600 E. State Blvd.
Info: Mr. Ryan Taylor will speak on “Calendar Changes” – Call 693-3369
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY-COMPUTER USERS GROUP-MEETING
When: Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at 7pm
Where: Georgetown Library, 6600 E. State Blvd
Info: Visitors are welcome and are invited – 693-3369
GRIEF AND LOSS PROGRAM
Who: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
What: Grief & Loss – Speaker: Ann Niequest state coordinator for AARP
When: Saturday, March 15, 2003
Where: 1819 Reservation Drive
Info: Grieving can be a life-long process that goes through many stages. Our goal is to help you understand and work through grief and learn to live with the reality of loss – 747-4121 – ask for Betty.
NEEDLEWORK CLASS ON JACOBEAN CREWEL EMBROIDERY
Instruction on basic Jacobean Crewel Embroidery will be offered by Settlers, Inc. on March 13, 2003, at 9:00 a.m. at the Historic Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. The program will include all materials for making a sampler on a “Lucy Locket Pocket”. This forerunner of the popular belt purse is appropriate for wearing with a “Settler Costume”, such as those worn at the Johnny Appleseed Festival. Program fee of $12, includes materials and refreshments. Advance paid registration required by March 6th. Space is limited. Call 693-9233 for information.
THREE RIVERS CROCHET GUILD
Our next meeting will be on March 10th at Michael’s Craft Store in the Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center. We meet in their classroom just by the front entrance. We always meet on the second Monday of each month from 7 pm to 9 pm. Anyone is welcome to attend, from beginners to advanced crocheters. We help each other develop our skills and share our accomplishments with each other. For more information call:(260)-747-0601.