COMMUNITY CALENDAR 5/4/2005

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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
When: Thursday, May 5,
12-1pm
Where: Holiday Inn
300 E. Washington Blvd.
What: Prayer for elected officials
For more information call the Association of Churches of Allen County at 422-3528

RUMMAGE SALE
Who: Emmaus Ladies Aid
Where: 2320 Broadway
When: Saturday, May 7, and
Monday May 9
9am-1pm
Bag sale on Monday only.

FISH & TENDERLOIN DINNER
Who: Emmaus Ladies Aid
Where: 2320 Broadway
When: Fri, May 20, 4-7pm
Cost: Adults $7
Children $4.50
Carry-outs available.

IT’S TIME FOR GERANIUMS
Who: Emmaus Ladies Aid
What: Card Party &
Bake Sale
Where: 2320 Broadway
When: May 26, 1pm
Donations: $3

RUMMAGE AND BAG SALE
Who: Christ United Methodist Church
Where: 1101 McKinnie Ave.
When: Saturday, May 7
8:30am-1pm
What: $3 bag sale, books, summer clothes, shoes, and household items.

FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM
What: Prose, poetry, and drama writers, talkabouts
When: Tues., May 3, 7pm
Where: Towne House
2209 St. Joe Center Rd.

FISH FRY AND TENDERLOIN DINNER
Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road
When: Saturday, May 21
4:30-7:30pm

MEN’S PRAYER BREAKFAST
Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road
When: Sat, May 21, 8am
Cost: Free

ARCHIE AWARDS
What: Awards are given for outstanding restoration on historic properties
When: Nominations must be received by May 2
Awards presented on June 1
Where: Memorial Park Pavilion
For more information call ARCH at 426-5117

ANNUAL SPRING INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAM
Who: Elmhurst Music Department
Where: Elmhurst High School Auditorium
When: Thur, May 5, 7pm
Cost: Adults $3
Children $2

BAERFIELD
TOASTMASTERS
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Atz’s Ice Cream Shoppe, Tillman Road
When: Tuesdays at 6pm
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings, this is the place to begin.

PRE-K DISCOVERY PROGRAM
Where: Fox Island
What: “Frogs”
When: Wed, May 8, 2pm
Costs: $3
Learn about fascinating frogs!
Join naturalist Christian Schult on a short hike to observe this wonderful amphibian up close and personal.
There will be a story, craft and snack for ages 3-5 with parent.
Call 449-3180 for a reservation.

KWVA MEETIING
Who: Korean War Veterans Association
What: Monthly Meeting
Where: Am. Legion Post 82
3501 Harris Road
When: Saturday, May 14
Breakfast at 7am
Meeting at 9am
For more information call 485-7627

FISH & TENDERLOIN SUPPER
Who: Zanesville United Methodist
Where: 11811 North Wayne
Tower Life Center, Zanesville
When: Sat, April 30
4:30-7pm
Cost: $7 Adults
$4 Children

RICHARDVILLE HOUSE
What: Opens for the season
May 7
When: Saturdays, 12-5pm
Cost: $7 Adults
$5 Students

COMMUNITY PLANT SWAP
Who: Herb’s Friends
What: 8th annual community plant swap
Where: Riverside Center,
Decatur
When: Sat, May 7, 7-10am
This year the “Herb of the Year” is Oregano.
Herb’s friends will be offering several varieties of oregano for sale in 3″ pots for $2 each.

QUIET WARRIORS KWVA
Who: Korean War Veterans Association
What: Monthly Meeting
Where: Fort Wayne Eagles #248, 4940 Bluffton Road
When: Saturday, May 7
Breakfast at 8am
Meeting at 9am
For more info call 747-0601

RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE
Who: Monson Chapel United Methodist Church
Where: 11421 Lower Huntington Road, Roanoke
When: May 4-7
Wednesday through Saturday, 9am-6pm
Saturday is half-price day.
Call 414-3022 when you get lost.

TAX FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION
Who: Allen County Libertarian Party
Where: 625 Windrift Lane, one mile north of Dupont
When: Saturday, May 7
4-8pm
Please RSVP at 338-0833

ACRES OPEN HOUSE
Where: Evelyn & Wendell Dygert Nature Preserve
When: Saturday, May 7 from 10am-2pm
Jerry Stratman, who attended Brat School in Wisconsin, will be cooking lunch in this fun day at the Dygert Preserve.
Three hikes are scheduled and Steve Cornelius is bringing is wagon and horses for rides.
Please RSVP to ACRES at 422-1004

FLEA MARKET & GARAGE SALE
What: Huge, Whole Legion, House Cleaning
Who: Am. Legion Post 296
When: Sat., May 7, 8am-4pm
Where: 130 W. Tillman
For more information call 456-2988

BLUE STAR SALUTE
What: An Armed Forces Day Celebration
Where: Am Legion Post 296
130 West Tillman Rd.
When: Saturday, May 21
10am-4pm
Program at 1pm
Evening dinner is 6-8pm
Followed by the band “Loose Gravel.”
Cost: $9 includes dinner & dance
$2 cover for dance only
SOUTHWEST
CONSERVATION CLUB
5703 Bluffton Road
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
What: Fish and Tenderloin Supper
When: Friday, May 6 and 20
5pm-7:30pm

What: Trap & Skeet Shoot
When: Sun, May 8 and 29
12:30pm -close

What: 3D Open Archery Shoot
When: Sun, May 1 and 15
10am-3pm

What: Kustoms of America (KOA) Car Show
When: Fri, Sat, Sun,
May 20-21

SOUTHMOOR SINGERS
What: Looking for singers to join our ladies choir
When: Practice 9-11am Tuesdays
Come join us! We are a group of ladies who love to sing and share the gift of music with others.
Call 447-0339 or 744-5034 for more information

MEMORIAL BRICKS
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 489-1724

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

EUCHRE
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 $6.50. Every Saturday come and enjoy steaks. Featuring 16oz. T-bone Steak dinner for $11.50. 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.

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 7am-7:30am
Call 747-2637 for information.

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

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

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

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

ROLLING THUNDER
What: Rolling Thunder Meeting
Where: AMVETS Post #33
When: 3rd Sunday 3pm

EUCHRE
Where: AmVets Post 33
Where: 6620 Koester Road
When: Tuesday nights, 7pm

MASTER GARDNER YOUTH PROGRAM
Where: Allen County Extension Office
4001 Crescent Ave.
When: June thru mid-July
Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings
Who: Young adults 7-14
For more information call the Allen County Extension Office at 481-6826 x 3

If you can provide contact information for members of EHS Class of ’65, please call or email Dave Bolyard at 432-8323 or dbolyar@dellepro.com

BLUE STAR SALUTE
What: Armed Forces Day Celebration to meet and honor those in uniform today and their families.
Where: Am. Legion Post 241
7605 Bluffton Road
When: 11:15am,
Saturday, May 21
RSVP by May 1.
Help us pay tribute to those serving.

PHOTOS OF FAITH CONTEST
Where: New Haven United Methodist Church
630 Lincoln Highway East
When: Friday & Saturday
June 10 & 11
Entries must be postmarked by Monday, May 2.
What: A contest featuring photographs inspired by the theme “How Great Thou Art”
Who: Open to all
Judging in three age categories: under 12, 13-18, and over 18
Contact Kim Linker at
623-3018.

CITY’S YARD WASTE RECYCLING NOW OPEN
When: 8am-6pm
Monday through Saturday, Noon-6pm on Sunday
Where: Yard Waste Recycling Facility
6202 Lake Ave.
Cost: Biosolids are $8 per ton, less than a ton, $5
Biosolids and mulch are free if customers load it themselves.
The facilities also accepts yard wastes.
For more information call 749-8040.

ATHEISTS MEETUP
Where: Munchie Emporium & Bar
1109 Taylor Street at Broadway
When: Mon., May 16, 7pm
What: Atheists, agnostics, church-state separatists are welcome.
Call 484-5946 for more information.

FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY
Where: Monson Chapel UMC
11431 Lower Huntington Road
What: Fish and tenderloin, potato salad, baked beans, applesauce, desert & drink
When: Saturday, April 30
4:30-7:30pm
Cost: Adults $7
Children $3.50

RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE
Who: Precious Blood
Where: 1529 Barthold Street
When: Thurs., May 5 & Friday, May 6, 9am-5pm
Sat., May 7, 9am-1pm
Bag Sale

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Who: Northeast Indiana Baseball Association
What: A celebration to induct 4 members into its Hall of Fame
Where: American Heritage Village Museum, Auburn, Indiana, I-69 Exit 126 west
When: Sat, April 30, 6:30pm
Why: To induct 1974 Cincinnati Reds first round pick, Steve Reed, Larry Koehl; local standout and all-star minor league catcher, and former Fort Wayne Daisy All Stars, Jean Beissinger Harding and Betty Weaver Foss.
Master of Ceremonies will be Kent Horman.
Cost: Tickets are $25 per person
Tickets can be purchased at 2843 E. State Blvd., 1632 Wells Street, and 216A N. Lynn Street in Bryon OH, or by mail at NEIBA Office, PO Box 40224, Fort Wayne, IN 46804.
Banquet tickets include free admission to the WWII Victory Museum, the Kruse Automotive and Carriage Museum, the Philo T. Farnsworth Museum for Television History, and the Northeast Indiana Baseball Museum and Hall of Fame.

13th ANNUAL USPS.NALC FOOD DRIVE
Who: United States Postal and the National Association of Letter Carriers
What: Nation’s largest one-day food drive
When: Saturday, May 14
Where: By your mailbox
Why: Your letter carriers will pick up and deliver the non-perishable food items to your local food bank
Volunteers are needed for the US Postal Service food drive to walk carrier routes and help collect food, to unload trucks, and to drive rural routes with maps and pick up food. Please call the Associated Churches at 422-3258 or Hazelwood Post Office at 427-7305.

GE PENSIONERS POTLUCK & BINGO
When: Tuesday, May 10, 10:30am
Where: At the GE Club on Sweeny Ave.
Please bring your own table service and a covered dish.

WAYNEDALE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
When: Memorial Day-Monday, May 30
Line up at 8am
Parade starts at 9am
Where: Parade line-up begins at the Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street. Parade route follows down Old Trail Road from the church to the cemetery.
Sponsored by American Legion Post #241, SW Conservation Club, AmVets Post #33, Fraternal Order of Eagles #248, VFW Post #1421, & The Waynedale News.
Military Ceremony at Prairie Grove Cemetery following the parade.
Food, refreshments, free fishing for kids 12 and under following the ceremony at Southwest Conservation Club, Bluffton Road.

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