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Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
Where: Saint Peter’s Catholic Church, 518 East DeWald Street
When: Sun, Dec. 19, 4pm
Costs: Open to Public
Free of charge
Meets every Thursday at 11:30am at Atz Ice Cream Shoppe on Tillman Road
ZANESVILLE LIONS FAMILY CHRISTMAS PARTY
What: Comedy Night & Christmas Party
Who: Special guest Christmas Comedian Steve Kuhn
When: Monday, December 6
Show time 7:15pm
Where: Zanesville United Methodist Church
All seniors in the area are invited as guests (55 & over)
Call 638-4327 if you need a ride.
Business womens Meeting
Who: American Business Women’s Association
When:Mon, Dec 13, 12:30pm
Where: Towne House Retirement Community, 2209 St Joe Center Road
Please contact Dorothy
(483-5508) by December 8
Who: Christ United Methodist Church
What: Good used winter clothes, shoes, boots, Christmas items, books, linens, misc. household items
Where: 1101 McKinnie Ave.
When: Sat, Dec 4, 8:30-Noon
FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM
What: for prose, poetry, drama writers, talkabouts, share & network
When: Tues, Dec. 7, 7pm
Where: Towne House,
2209 St. Joe Center Road
For more information call Trudy at 482-9362
ELMHURST WINTER CONCERT
Where: Elmhurst High School Auditorium
When: Program begins 7pm, Thursday, December 16
No admission but donations to the music department will be gratefully accepted.
ELMHURST SHOW CHOIR
Where: Covington Plaza, 11:00am
Jefferson Pointe, 2:00pm
When: Sat., December 11
The choir will also be entertaining the residents of Kingston Retirement Center on Tues., Dec. 14, at 7:30pm
KOREAN QUIET WARRIORS MONTHLY
When: Saturday, December 4
Breakfast at 8:30 with meeting to follow
Where: Marine Corps League -7500 Lincoln Hwy 30E.
We welcome visitors.
For info call 747-0601.
What: Tenth Annual Christmas Sing-a-long
When: Sun, Dec. 5, 2pm
Where: The Rustic Log Cabin at Wing Haven
Directions: Take I-69 to Pokagon State Park (Exit 154), turn south on SR 127 and immediately left onto 400N. Preserve is located on the north side of 400N in 1 mile. For more information call 422-1004.
CHRISTMAS PARTY AND HOLIDAY LIGHTING
Who: Zanesville Lions Club
Where: Zanesville Ballpark
When: Sun, December 12, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Free pictures with Santa
Treats and snacks, for more information call 638-4327.
BROADWAY STYLE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL
What: Two from Galilee
Where: Scottish Rite Center
When: Dec. 10-11, at 7:30pm
First Assembly of God and Life Bridge will again present this successful musical and proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic. For more information call 482-3508.
THREE RIVERS CROCHET GUILD
When: Mon, Dec. 13, 7-9pm
Where: Michael’s Craft Store, Jefferson Pointe
For more information call 747-0601.
TRAVELING EXHIBIT ON LATINO ACHIEVEMENT
Who: The History Center
Where: 302 East Berry Street
When: December 18, 2004 –
March 13, 2005, Tuesday–Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday Noon-5pm
Costs: $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors
Who: Village of Heritage
When: Thurs, December 9, 4:30-6:30
Where: 12011 Whitten Rd, Monroeville
Hot chocolate and cookies will be available. Music will be provided by local talent. For more information call 623-6440.
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: Thurs, 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.
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church,
When: Every Tuesday, 9am
What: Monthly Meeting
When: Wed, December 8
Meeting at 7pm
Where: Dupont Library
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
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: Waynedale School PTA
Where: Waynedale School, Old Trail Road
When: Sat., December 4, from 9am-2pm
Door prize every 20 minutes, homemade wooden items, knitting, crochet & stained glass.
Funds to help pay for playground equipment.
CRAFT BAZAAR & BAKESALE
Who: Riverbend Healthcare
Where: 7519 Winchester Road
When: Sat., 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 be 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.
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.
VETERANS MEMORIAL SERVICE
What: Memorial Service
Who: VA Northern Indiana Health Care System
Where: 2121 Lake Avenue
When: Saturday, December 4 at 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.
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
Who: Quixote Hills Polka Booster
Where: Quixote Hills, 2 mile west of Hoagland
When: December 5 and January 9, 4-8pm
What: Polka, Waltzes, Round & Square dancing
For more information call 639-3885.
SOCIETY, COMPUTER USERS GROUP
What: Monthly Meeting
Where: Aboite Branch Library
When: Wed, Dec. 15, 7pm
Visitors are welcome and invited.
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB
“Friend of Youth”
When: Every Tuesday from 7-8am
Where: Atz Restaurant,
211 E. Tillman Road
Contact: Devon Mathias
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.
TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Sun, Dec 12 & 26 12:30pm until close
FISH & TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Fri, Dec 17, 5-7:30pm
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.
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 Hr at 7am
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.
Where: The History Center, 302 E. Berry Street
When: Sat, Dec 11, 5-9pm
Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors
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