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Where: War Memorial Shrine, 2122 O’Day Road
Make every day a “Memorial Day” by placing a brick of honor on the Korean War Veterans Association’s beautiful walkway. What a great way to honor your favorite Veteran for the holidays.
For more information call Allen Clendenen at 489-1724
VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE
Who: Girl Scouts of Limberlost Council
What: To help adults know more about the many opportunities within Girl Scouting
Where: 2135 Spy Run Avenue
When: Thursday, December 9, from 4:30-7:00pm
Because adult mentors from all walks of life are vital to girls, volunteers do not have to be parents to be strong, successful mentors
ARCH HOLIDAY TOUR
What: Evening holiday tours of downtown Fort Wayne
When: Eve of St. Nick’s on Sunday, December 5, 4:30pm
Where: Meet at the History Center
Dress for the weather, tour length will be 1 1/2 –2 hours
Cost $5 adults, $2 children 13-18, 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult
HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW
Who: Moeller Road Wesleyan Church
Where: 7722 Moeller Road
When: Saturday, December 4, 9am-3pm
What: Holiday Craft Show and Cookie Walk.
Thirty area crafters will be selling only hand-made items.
Lunch will be available from 11am-2:30pm. For table reservations call Deb at 260-493-2126
BOAR’S HEAD AND YULE LOG FESTIVAL
Who: Plymouth United Methodist Church of Christ
Where: 501 West Berry Street
When: December 27, 28, & 29
Box office open Tuesday, December 16, 4:30-7:30pm
What: Thirtieth annual celebration
101 TREES OF INDIANA
Who: Acres Land Trust
What: Guest speaker Dr. Marion T. Jackson will give a program on Indiana trees
When: Saturday, November 20, 3pm
Where: Acres Wildwood Preserve, Kosciusko County.
From Fort Wayne, take SR 14 west of I-69 for 32 miles. From the intersection of state highways 14 & 13, it is about 4.6 miles west. From County Road 100E, it is about 0.6 mile west. Wildwood sign on south side of road.
For more information contact ACRES at 422-1004.
PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFST
Where: St. Aloysius Parish Activity Center, 1/4 mile south of Junction of I-469 and Hwy 1
When: Sunday, November 21, 8am-12:30pm
What: All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Sponsored by the St. Aloysius Booster Club
Who: Acres Land Trust
What: Two hour hike along the Salamonie River Gorge to explain the geology of the gorge
Where: Acres Kokiwanee Nature Preserve, Wabash County
Take US 24 to Lagro, turn south at Lagro (there is only one road that crosses the bridge) and turn onto Hanging Rock Road. Follow Hanging Rock Road around to the south, where it will turn into 500 E., continue on as 500 E. turns into 50 S. Kokiwanee Nature Preserve is located on 50 S.
When: Saturday, Dec 4-10am
Tony Fleming, Professional Geologist will lead the hike to explain the outcroppings , the origin of the gorge and the dramatic landscape. Hot cider and cocoa will be provided at the Mossy Heights Shelter after the hike.
Who: Edwards Productions
What: The Winter Wonderettes
When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 3, 4 & 5
Where: Simpson United Methodist Church,
2500 South Calhoun Street
Who: WD School PTA
Where: Waynedale School, Old Trail Road
When: Saturday December 4, from 9am-2pm
Door prize every 20 minutes, homemade wooden items, knitting, crochet & stained glass.
Funds to help pay for playground equipment
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church, Church When: Every Tuesday, 9am
CRAFT BAZAAR & BAKE SALE
Who: Riverbend Healthcare
Where: 7519 Winchester
When: Saturday, December 4, 9am-4pm
Proceeds going to the Activities Department
SCOUTING FOR FOOD
Who: The Boy Scouts of America & Associated Churches
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church, or call 478-1750 for pick-up
When: The next scheduled collection will culminate on Saturday, December 18. Before this date you may be approached by a Boy Scout asking for contributions to help alleviate an existing shortage. Please be as generous as possible.
VETERANS MEMORIAL SERVICE
What: Memorial Service
Who: VA Northern Indiana Health Care System
Where: 2121 Lake Ave.
When: Sat, December 4-1pm
The families of Veteran’s who passed away during the period, August 1 2004-November 30 2004, are encouraged to call in and give your Veteran’s name to be added to our list to be read at a special Bell Service. All are welcome to attend. Call 747-0601 and leave a message.
THREE RIVERS CROCHET GUILD
When: Mon, Dec. 13, 7-9pm
Where: Michael’s Craft Store, Jefferson Pointe
For more information call 747-0601
What: Rolling Thunder Monthly Meeting
Where: AMVETS Post #33
When: 3rd Sunday 3pm
ANNUAL WALKWAY OF LIGHTS
What: Bus trip to Marion
When: Friday, December 24
For Reservations contact Maggie Winkler at 486-2681
Who: Sponsored by Star of the East Chapter #514, OES
Reservation deadline: Monday, November 1
BEGINNING THE JOURNEY
Who: Alzheimer’s Association
What: Seminar for families who suspect memory loss or have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease
For more information or to register, call 1-800-272-3900
NEW HORIZONS BAND
What: Invitation for you to come blow your horn. If you do not have a horn but want to play one, they will help you.
Where: Crescent Avenue Methodist Church
Who: Directing the band is retired music instructor John Morse. Morse directed programs at Elmhurst HS. He also served as third French Horn with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic
The Fort Wayne band meets twice a week. The New Horizons band is open to any adult who wants to make music. If you’ve never played an instrument before but want to, New Horizons will teach you.
Contact: Dave Held
HOLIDAY FANTASIES BAZAAR
Who: New Haven Methodist Women
Where: 630 Lincoln Hwy E., New Haven
When: Sat, Dec. 4, 9am-3pm
What: Professional Arts & Crafts, Cookies by the pound, baked goods, mincemeat
Ala Carte luncheon from 11am-1pm
BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE
Autographed copies of my new book, HOW TO EAT A WILD GREEN PANCAKE and other humorous tales, by Ray McCune will be available for purchase by calling 747-6512. The price is $19.50.
Who: Nine Mile United Methodist Church
Where: 6303 Winters Road
When:Thurs nights 6-7:30pm
What: Sharing Our Savior
The night begins with dinner and a bible story and then games for all.
Help for children with homework also available.
Who: Quixote Hills Polka Booster
Where: Quixote Hills, 2 mile west of Hoagland
When: November 21, 4-8pm and December 5, 4-8pm
What: Polka, Waltzes, Round & Square dancing
For more information call 639-3885
Where: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road
When: Throughout the year
What: Sweeping, moping, dusting, and pulling weeds, yard clean-up, and general custodial work
Call 426-2882 ext. 307 volunteer opportunities
Who: Wyneken Lutheran School’s twelfth annual Craft Show
When: Dec. 4, 9am-3pm
Where: Wyneken is located just seven miles north of Decatur and 11 miles south of Fort Wayne at 11565 N. US Highway 27.
Vendor tables are still available
Booth spaces are $25
Please contact Janice or Shirley Buuck at 639-3005 or 547-4415
FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS
Where: Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road
When: Second Wednesday of each month from 3-4pm
What: Support, education on resources, and provide training materials to family caregivers
For More Info: Contact Pattie 747-1523
Where: New Haven United Methodist Church
When: Saturday, December 4, 9am-3pm
Tables are available for $30
Call the church office at 260-749-9565
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
BALL PARK HOT DOG & CHILI SUPPER & AUCTION
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street
When: Friday, December 3, 2004, Dinner 5-7:30pm, Silent Auction 5-8pm
Purpose: To raise money for mission trip to Roatan Bay to build a school.
CONSERVATION CLUB EVENTS
TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Sunday, November 28, 12:30pm until close
FISH & TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Friday, November 19, 5-7:30pm
Monthly Meeting-Korean War Vets
Who: Korean War Veterans Assn. Indiana Chapter 1
Where: American Legion Post 82, 3501 Harris Road
When: Sat., December 11
Meeting at 9:00am
Breakfast/social hour at 7am
COOKIE WALK AND SOUP AND SALAD LUNCH
Who: FW Sport Club
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave.
When:Sat, Nov 20 11am-2pm
What: Choose from a variety of cookies
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.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS GIFT LIFT
Who: Mental Health Association
When: November thru December 6
What: Add just one more name to your shopping list to insure that everyone residing in Indiana’s mental health facilities enjoys the blessings of the season
Call 422-6441 for further details.
FESTIVAL OF GINGERBREAD
Where: The History Center, 302 E. Berry Street
When: Wednesday, November 24 & Saturday, December 11, 5-9pm
Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors
FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER
Who: FW Rescue Mission
Thanksgiving Day Dinner
When: Thanksgiving Day, November 25, Noon-3pm
Where: Thanksgiving diners should enter the Mission through the main entrance at 301 West Superior Street.
If carryout meals are desired, enter under the green “Welcome” awning on the east end of the building.
For more information call Jeff Keplar at 426-7357.
Meets every Thursday at 11:30am at Atz Ice Cream Shoppe on Tillman Road
WALK TO BETHLEHEM
Who: First Christian Church
Where: 4800 South Calhoun When: Friday, December 10 & Saturday, December 11, 6:30pm-8:10pm
For more information call 744-3239.
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