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MONSON CHAPEL UMC BREAKFAST
When: Saturday, February 5, 7-10am
Atkins friendly eggs, omelets, sausage, bacon, french toast, hashbrowns, sausage & gravy, biscuits, 3 kinds of juice, milk, and the bottomless cup of coffee
Costs: Adults $5,
Children 6-12 $2.50,
Age 5 and under free
Where: 11431 Lower Huntington Road,
behind GM Plant.
Proceeds to building fund.
LET IT SNOW, CARD PARTY AND BAKE SALE
Who: Emmaus Ladies Aid
When: Thurs, Jan. 27 at 1pm
Where: 2320 Broadway
Men are welcome.
If the Fort Wayne Community Schools are closed because of bad weather, the card party will be cancelled.
FOURTH ANNUAL SPIRIT BREAKFAST
Who: Bishop Luers High School
Where: Lester’s Banquet Hall, 1502 Bluffton Road
When: Friday, January 21
What: The guest speaker will be Mr. Paige Hamilton, Director of Community Education
Costs: Tickets are $15 per person and sold in advance.
Call the school office at
456-1261 for more information.
BISHOP LUERS ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
When: Sunday, January 30, from 2-4pm
Where: 333 East Paulding Road
Any family or student interested in learning more about the school should call 456-1261.
Who: Computer Users Group
Where: Aboite Branch Library
When: Wed., January 19
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel, 11337 U.S. Hwy 27 Fort Wayne, south of 469 bypass
When: Friday, February 4 from 2-6pm
What: Games, raffle, food and prizes
Proceeds go to eighth grade trip to Washington DC.
Who: Grace St. John’s United Church of Christ
Where: 4120 South Webster Street
When: Thursday, Feb. 3
Price: $7 adults,
$5 children under 12
and senior citizens
Menu: All-You–Can-Eat spaghetti with meat sauce or vegetarian, bread, salad, dessert, coffee, tea or lemonade
Live entertainment provided by pianist Don Seeger and vocalists from the church
Who: Waynedale Branch Library
When: Saturday, January 22 from 1-4pm
Where: Lower Huntington Road
What: The public is invited to tour the building and enjoy refreshments
TOWN HALL MEETING
Who: State Representative Jeff Espich
What: Update on the 2005 General Assembly to discuss the states fiscal condition and provide analysis of the governor’s budget proposal
Where: City Court Chamber in the Bluffton Police Department, 200 E. Market Street, Bluffton
When: Saturday, January 22, 8:30am
MAKE IT AND TAKE IT ART CLUB
Who: Fort Wayne Art Club
Sponsored by Fort Wayne Art Source
Where: Elmhurst Church of the Nazarene,
2951 Sandpoint Road
When: Saturday, January 22, 3:00-4:30pm
For ages 5 to adult
Costs: 25 cents per child
Project: Valentine Art
For more information call: Karen Starn 747-9834
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY
Who: Fort Wayne Sport Club
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave
When: Friday, January 21, 4:30-7:00pm
Costs: Adults $7
Children 6-12 $4
under 6 free
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH & TENDERLOIN DINNER
Who: Home & School Association
St. Louis Besancon Academy
What: Fish & Tenderloin dinner
Where: 4 mile east of US 30 & I-69 Interchange on Lincoln Highway East
Menu: Broasted fish & tenderloin, scalloped potatoes or chips, cole slaw, applesauce, homemade dessert & beverage
Costs: Adults $6.50
Children 6-11 $4.00
5 and under free
Carry out available
FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM
What: For prose, poetry and drama writers
When: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 7pm
Where: Towne House, 2209 St. Joe Center Rd.
Talkabouts, Share, Network
For more information call Trudy at 482-9362
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK
Who: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel
When: Friday, January 28
Where: In the church hall
What: Chili & Hot Dog Supper
Costs: Chili $1.25 bowl
Hot dogs 2/$1.25
Proceeds to eighth grade trip to Washington, DC
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.
For more information call Allen Clendenen at
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 744-6084
Who: Nine Mile United Methodist Church
Where: 6303 Winters Road
When: Every Thursday night from 6-7:30pm
What: Sharing Our Savior Night
The night begins with dinner and a bible story and then games for all.
Help for children with homework also available.
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
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church, Church Street
When: Every Tuesday, 9am
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
EAGLE AERIE #248 NEWS
Join us every Friday for “All You Can Eat Fish” for only $6. Every Saturday come and enjoy steaks. Featuring 16oz. T-bone Steak dinner for $10.50. All dinners include choice of baked potato or fries, vegetable, salad, and roll.
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.
Where: Church of Christ, 3421 Thurber Ave
When: Sundays 9am
10am & 6:30pm Services
Radio program on WGL, 1250AM, each Sunday from 7am-7:30am
Call 747-2637 for
Meets every Thursday at 11:30am at Atz Ice Cream Shoppe on Tillman Road
ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH CHAPEL
What: 5 days a week private prayer & meditation
Where: 442 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Mass at 8:30am
Monday – Saturday
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB
“Friend of Youth”
When: Every Tuesday from 7-8am
Where: Atz Restaurant, 211 E. Tillman Road
Contact: Devon Mathias
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
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
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.
What: Rolling Thunder Meeting
Where: AMVETS Post #33
When: 3rd Sunday 3pm
FISH & TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Friday, January 21
BENEFIT FUND RAISER
Who: Edwards Productions presents Outta Sync Band
When: Saturday, January 28 from 7-11pm
Where: Hoagland Hayloft, 15112 Brunson Road
Cost: $10 per person
Purpose: To help raise funds for Edwards Productions, Stage Directions Youth Program and ComEddie Improv
DOG OBEDIENCE PROGRAM
Who: 4-H & Youth Development
When: Meetings on Monday evenings 6:45-7:00pm, beginning in March.
Registration fees and paperwork must be in by February 21, 2005.
Where: Home Loan Building, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road
For more information call
4-H Youth at 481-6826
MASTER GARDENER YOUTH PROGRAM
Who: Purdue Cooperative Extension
When: Classes start in June, 9am-Noon on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays
Where: More information call The Allen County Extension Office at 481-6826
Who: Calvary Ministry Daycare
What: Dan’s Fish Fry
Where: 6301 Winchester
When: January 25, 4-7pm
Northmen Gospel Group will provide entertainment
PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BRUNCH
Who: Hoagland Area Advancement Association
What: Profits to Hoagland Park, Hoagland EMS & Hoagland Fire Department
Where: Hoagland Park Pavilion, 11320 Hoagland Road, Hoagland
When: Sunday, January 30, 9am-1pm
Menu: Fresh whole hog sausage, all-you-can-eat pancakes, drinks included
Cost: Adults $5
Children 6-12 $2
Age 5 and under free
Where: AmVets Post 33
Where: 6620 Koester Road
When: Every Tues night, 7pm
GROUND HOG DAY CELEBRATION
Where: Fox Island County Park, 7324 Yohne Rd.
When: Wed, February 2, 10am
Call 449-3180 to make your reservation
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BEAN DINNER
Who: Waynedale Eastern Star
When: January 28
Where: Masonic Temple, 7039 Elzey Avenue
Menu: Bean soup, cornbread, slaw and homemade desserts
Cost: $5 adults
$2.50 children under 12
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