COMMUNITY CALENDAR 2/4/2004

RUMMAGE SALE
When: Saturday, February 7th, 8:30am-1pm
Where: Christ United Methodist Church, 1101 McKinnie
What: Bag Sale on all clothing & other household items

 

FISH FRY
When: Saturday, February 21st from 4-7pm
Where: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 16933 Thiele Rd.
What: All You Can Eat Fish by Ed Fox
Cost: $6.50 9yrs to adult, $3 ages 6-8, 5 and under Free
Carry Out Available

 

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS
Where: Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road
When: second Wednesday of each month from 3-4pm
Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 11th at 3pm
What: This group will offer support, education on resources, and provide training materials to family caregivers.
For More Info: contact Pattie 747-1523

 

CHILI SUPPER & TALENT SHOWCASE
When: Friday, January 30th from 4pm-7pm
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Hall
What: Chili and hotdog Supper
Cost: $4

 

“LET IT SNOW” CARD PARTY
When: Thursday, February 12 at 1pm
Where: Emmaus Lutheran Church, 2320 Broadway
Donation: $3
Men are Welcome
Sponsored by the Emmaus Ladies Aid

 

EDWARDS
PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS TWO BY TWO
When: Friday, February 13th & Saturday February 14th (Doors opening at 6:30pm, dinner at 7:00pm, and the show starts at 8:00pm)
Sunday the 15th & Sunday the 22nd (Doors opening at 1:00pm, lunch at 1:30pm and the show at 2:30pm)
Where: Simpson United Methodist Church, 2501 South Harrison Street
The dinner includes: Coleslaw & Cheese Soup, Raspberry Chicken, Baked Potato, Green Beans Almondine, Carrots, and Cake
By Richard Rogers and Martin Charnin. Produced through special arrangements through Rodgers and Hammerstein, NY, NY

 

ALLEN COUNTY COURTHOUSE OPEN TO VIEW
When: Beginning February 1st, from 1-4pm
Where: Allen County Courthouse, 715 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne
Open to the Public
No reservations required
For tours call Mary 449-4246
A donation of $2 per person is suggested

 

DAYTONA TAILGATE PARTY
When: Sunday, February 15, starting at noon
Where: American Legion Post #241, 7605 Bluffton Road
What: Nascar Raffle: filled cooler, Jeff Gordon Jacket, mugs, and door prizes
Who: Sponsored by the Women’s Auxiliary Post #241
Meat provided by Auxiliary, please bring a dish to pass
All proceeds going to IN Soldiers and Sailors Children’s Home, Knightstown, IN
747-7851

 

HEADWATERS PARK ICE RINK HOURS
When: Monday-Thursday noon-8pm, Fri., Sat., & Sun noon-10pm
Cost: $4 adults, $2 children, $2 skate rental
Where: Headwaters Park East Festival Plaza
Parking is free.

 

GRAB SOME FRIENDS, BREAK OUT THE BOWLING BALL
What: 24th ANNUAL BOWL FOR KIDS’ SAKE EVENT
When: February 27-29
Where: Pro Bowl West, 1455 Goshen Avenue
Why: Funds raised go to support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters
More Information: J. Springer 456-1600 bowlforkidssakeallen.kintera.org
In addition: Free food, door prizes

 

PUBLIC SKATING
Where: Lakeside and Reservoir Park
When: 4pm-7pm weekdays and 1pm-6pm weekends
A red light or flag at the event means unsafe conditions

 

PUBLIC SKIING
Where: Lindenwood Nature Preserve
When: 9am – 4pm, Wednesdays through Saturdays
Call ahead for conditions to 427-6740
Ski rental available

 

BEN EZRA GROUP CARD PARTY
FUN-FOOD-FELLOWSHIP
First Presbyterian Church, 300 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, offers a program of fellowship and cards each Wednesday from 9:30am to 3pm – September through May. A hot lunch is served at noon for $3.50. Reservations are necessary. Call the church office at 426-7421 a week in advance to make your reservation. Card tables and cards provided; round up a foursome and come for fun, food, and fellowship! Retired people who like to play cards – inquire within.

 

EAGLE AERIE #248 NEWS
Join us every Friday for “All You Can Eat Fish” for only $6. Every Saturday come and enjoy steaks and ribs. Featuring 1/2 slab pork back rib dinner for $8.25, 8oz. NY Strip dinner for $6.50 or an 8oz. Top sirloin dinner for $7.50. All dinners include choice of baked potato or fries, vegetable, salad, and roll.

 

FREE PERSONAL TAX COUNSELING AND PREPARATION
AARP Tax-Aide Program for the 2004 tax season will provide free personal income tax counseling and tax form preparation to middle and low-income tax payers, with special attention to those 60 and older.
Those seeking tax assistance should bring their last tax return, real estate tax paid receipt, and all 2003 tax forms W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-INT, 1099B, 1099-MISC, SSA-1099, and RRB-1099’s with them.
There will be five locations in the Southwest quadrant:
(1) Fort Wayne Community Center, 233 West Main Street, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 to 12:30, February 5 to April 15
(2) Aboite Library, 5630 Coventry Lane 12 noon to 4pm, February 2 to April 12
(3) Shawnee Library 5600 Noll Dr., Wednesdays 11-3pm, February 4 to April 14
(4) Waynedale Library, 2200 L. Huntington Rd., Tuesday noon to 4pm, February 3 to April 13
(5) Hessen Cassel Library, (moved to) League for the Blind, 5821 S. Anthony Blvd., Tuesdays 9- 1pm, February 3 to April 13

 

DO YOU BELONG IN THE ZOO?
What: Zoo Volunteer
When: Volunteer Job Fair, Tuesday, March 2, 6pm
Where: Diehm Museum, Franke Park Drive
What: Gift Shop-Teaching Kids-or whatever you choose
Contact: Karen Lemire at 427-6828 or volunteer@kidszoo.org

 

FORT WAYNE CHILDREN’S CHOIR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
When: Friday, January 30 from 7-10pm
What: 2nd Annual Winter Fundraiser Jazzin’ in January
Where: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Tickets: $25/person, $40/couple
Reservations can be made

 

HOME SCHOOL CHILDREN INVITED
What: Participate in Settlers, Inc. hand arts program. A Hands-On History.
Where: Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd from 9-11am
Fee: $7.50/attendee
Guardian must accompany children (no more than 5 per adult)
Advance registration requested by February 12th
More Information: 432-1882

 

THREE RIVERS CROCHET GUILD
When: Monday, February 9th from 7-9pm
Where: Michael’s Craft Store, W. Jefferson Blvd.
What: Learn to crochet or join in the fun of crocheting
Call: 747-0601

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
Presented by: The Men’s Ministry of Gilt Edge Baptist Church, Jeffersonville, IN
Sponsored by: The Youth Ministry of “Come As You Are” Community Church, Fort Wayne
When: Saturday, February 7 at 5:30pm
Where: Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S. Anthony Blvd
Free Will Offering
Open to all ages
Questions: 447-6036

 

FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM
When: Tuesday, February 3 at 7pm
Where: Towne House, 2209 St. Joe Center Road
For: Prose, Poetry, and Drama Writers
Call Trudy 482-9362

 

SOUTHSIDE BUSINESS GROUP
Where: Atz Ice Cream Shoppe, 211 E. Tillman
When: Thursday at 5:30pm
Meal: $5 per person

 

ST. PATRICK PARISH 10TH ANNUAL ASH WEDNESDAY FISH FRY
When: Wednesday, February 25th from 4:30pm-7:30pm
Where: St. Patrick Parish, 2118 S. Harrison Street
What: All the fish you can eat dinner, catered by Ed Fox
Fish, Potatoes, Coleslaw, Applesauce, Roll with butter, dessert and drink
Cost: Adults: $6.50, children 5-12yrs. $4.50, under 5 Free
Carryouts will be available

 

BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE
Autographed copies of my new book, HOW TO EAT A WILD GREEN PANCAKE and other humorous tales, will be available for purchase at The Waynedale News office, 2700 Lower Huntington Road. The price is $19.50. Ray McCune, The Waynedale News

 

FOX ISLAND SEEKING HISTORICAL ROOTS
This is an on-going event. Fox Island County Park is seeking people who can help us learn more about the history of the land. We would like to know who was here, what people did, what they saw and heard, and more. If you remember what was here before Fox Island became a county park, or know someone who does, please contact us at 449-3180. Bob Dispenza and Sarah Hendricks eagerly await your stories. You can also write to us here at the park: 7324 Yohne Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. Help us preserve our historical heritage. We hope to hear from you soon.

 

BIRD OBSERVATION
Where: Fox Island, Yohne Road
When: Saturdays & Sundays from 9am-noon
More infor: Call Jodi Leamon, 449-3180

 

CHURCH SERVICES
Where: Church of Christ, 3421 Thurber Ave, Waynedale
When: Sundays 9am Bible Study, 10am & 6:30pm Services
Radio program on WGL, 1250AM, each Sunday from 7-7:30am
Call 747-2637 for information.

 

GOLDEN KIWANIS
Meets every Thursday at 11:30am at Atz IceCream Shoppe on Tillman Road

 

SUNRISE TO SUNSET
What: hiking, cross-country skiing, bird watching
Where: Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road
Call: 427-6008 or just stop by for a visit

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS
What: Blood Donation
Where: 1212 East California Road
When: Mon 11:30am-7pm, Tues-Thurs 11:30am-6pm, Fri & Sat 8am-noon
For more information or appointments, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE. Walk-ins Welcome!

 

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH CHAPEL
When: 6:30am-4:30pm
What: 5 days a week private prayer & meditation
Where: 442 E. Jefferson Blvd
Mass at 8:30am, Monday – Saturday

 

ST. THERESE BINGO
When: Tuesdays
Where: 2304 Lower Huntington Road
Early Birds: 6:30pm
Regular Bingo: 7pm

 

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB “Friend of Youth”
When: Every Tuesday from 7-8am
Where: Atz Restaurant, 211 E. Tillman Road
Contact: Devon Mathias 747-5468

 

OVERCOMERS
OUTREACH
Who: People suffering from addictions & affected family members thru Christ-centered 12-step support groups
Where: South Wayne United Methodist Church, 3500 South Wayne Ave.
When: Thursdays 7-8pm
More Info: 745-2933

 

SKI LINDENWOOD
When: Beginning January 7th, Wednesday – Saturday, 9am-4pm
What: Cross-country skiing as soon as we have 4 inch snow base
Skis are available for rent at the office at the park entrance
Who: Ages 6 and up
Cost: $2/day Trail Fee, if you bring your own skis; Ski Rental (per hour) Ages 13+ $4, Under 12 $3

 

DEPRESSION SUPPORT MEETS
When: 2nd and 4th Thursday each month at 6pm
Where: Hope Missionary Church, 429 E. Dustman Road, Bluffton
What: Open to anyone suffering with depression, bi-polar, anxiety, or has a friend or loved one who does.
Cost: Free but donations are accepted
824-1844 or 694-6371 for more information

 

SENIOR CLUB MEETS
Where: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 16931 Thiele Road
When: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month, 9:15am
What: Devotions, lunch and fellowship shared
Group also sews lap robes for church and community. All seniors welcome.
Call: 622-4886 or 622-6837

 

WALKERS WELCOME!
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive in the new Family Life Center
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning at 8am
Mrs. Betty Rekeweg checks your blood pressure before & after walking, if desired. A five-minute devotion is provided prior to the start of the program after which a person can walk as long as they desire.

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS IN NEED OF DISASTER VOLUNTEERS
Who: The American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana
What: Immediate need for volunteers for the Single Family Disaster Team in Allen County
The Single Family Disaster Team is responsible for assisting families forced from their homes by disasters such as fires, floods or winter storms. The Single Family Disaster team works with families to meet their immediate needs such as food, clothing and shelter.
Disaster Team members are on-call a minimum of one week every other month. All disaster training is offered at no cost, and books and supplies are provided. For more information about joining the Single Family Disaster Team, call the American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana at 1-800-513-2599, ext. 0 or (260) 484-9336, ext. 0.

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