COMMUNITY CALENDAR 6/1/2005

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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, will follow the ceremony at Southwest
Conservation Club on Bluffton Road.

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.

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

SOUTHWEST
CONSERVATION CLUB
5703 Bluffton Road
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
What: Trap & Skeet Shoot
When: Sunday, May 29, 12:30pm -close
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

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

SOS NIGHT
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.

VOLUNTEER
OPPORTUNITIES
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

EUCHRE
Where: Waynedale United Methodist, 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 information 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: Tuesdays 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

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

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.

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

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

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.

GERMAN MASS
Where: St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 518 DeWald Street
When: Sun, June 5 at 11am
What: Celebration for the start of Germanfest
Music provided by Damenchor-Mannerchor.
Food will be served at the Pavilion.

LITTLE RIVER WETLANDS PROJECT
What: Monthly meeting
When: First Wednesday of every month
Where: 2403 Fairoak Drive
This is for all interested people.
The public is welcome and invited.

LUERS LOOT SPRING CLEANING RUMMAGE SALE
When: Saturday, June 4
8am-2pm
Bag Sale at 1pm
Where: Bishop Luers H.S.
333 East Paulding Rd
Drop off date is Tuesday, May 31 thru Tuesday, June 2, 1-8pm.
Drop off at door on east side of building.
For large items call Mike at 639-6318.

A PREVENTION WORKSHOP
What Crimes Against the Elderly
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
When: Wed, June 8, 9-10am
Information on living wills, estate planning, senior services, etc.

RUMMAGE SALE
Who: Christ United Methodist Church
Where: 1101 McKinnie Ave.
When: Saturday, June 4
8:30am-1:00pm
What: Clothes, books, shoes, misc. household items

CLASS REUNION
Who: St. Therese Eighth Grade Class of 1968 & 1969
Where: At the church hall, after Mass with FR Joe
When: Sat, July 30, 6pm
Cost: $5
People from other grades are welcome and invited.

SAFE & SOUND ALL AROUND
What: Sixty-minute program to promote stranger safety for kids 5-12
When: Wed, June 15, 7pm
Where: McMillen Center for Health, 600 Jim Kelly Blvd.
For more information call 456-4511.

PORT-A-PIT BARBECUE
Who: Grace Episcopal Church
Where: 10010 Aurora Place
What: Chicken BBQ
When: Saturday, June 4
10:30am-4:00pm
Cost: $7
For more information call 432-9221.

FUND RAISER
Who: Local 901
BAE Relay for Life
What: All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry
Where: 1427 Broadway
When: Friday, June 3, 4-7pm
Cost: Adults $6.50
Children $5

COMMUNITY
BREAKFAST
Who: Monson Chapel
Where: 11431 Lower Huntington Road
When: Saturday, June 4
7-10am
Cost: Adults $5
Children $2.50

CIVIL WAR DAY CAMP
Where: The Lincoln Museum, 200 E. Berry
Who: Boys and Girls, 9-12
When: June 20-24
9am-Noon
Cost: $65 for members
$75 for non-members
Registration deadline June 6.

FROGS AND TOADS
Who: ACRES presentation by Pat Oppor
What: Presentation of a research project on amphibians
Where: Wing Haven Nature Preserve, 400 N., Steuben County
When: Sunday, June 5, 2pm

QUIET WARRIORS KWVA
What: Monthly Meeting
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Road
When: Saturday, June 4, 8am
For more information call 747-0601.

THREE RIVERS
CROCHET GUILD
What: Monthly meeting
When: Monday, June 13
7-9pm
Where: Michael’s Craft Store
For more information call 747-0601.

EAGLE AWARD
CEREMONY
Who: Joseph W. Shepard
Where: Southwest
Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
When: Tuesday, June 7, 7pm
RSVP Jack or Mary
436-2422 or 804-2422
There will be a potluck dinner so bring your own favorite covered dish.
Everyone is invited to attend.

YOUTH FOR CHRIST GARAGE SALE
Where: Westview Alliance Church at 9804 Illinois Road
When: Friday, May 27
7am-2pm
Donations have been collected from Sycamore Hills, and Chestnut Hills.
Clothes, furniture, home furnishings, bikes, sports and hunting equipment, appliances and workshop equipment.
All proceeds go to the ministries of Youth for Christ.

FORT WAYNE WRITER’S FORUM
What: Prose, poetry & drama writers
Where: Towne House
2209 St. Joe Center Rd
When: Tuesday, June 7, 7pm
For more information call Trudy at 482-9362.

BLOOD DRIVE
Who: Zanesville United Methodist Church
When: Sunday, June 5
9am-1pm
Please call 1-800-4483-5433 to make an appointment.

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