COMMUNITY CALENDAR 2/22/2006

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

TRAIN & COLLECTIBLE TOY SHOW
What: Model trains
All scales
When: Saturday, March 11
11am-4pm
Where: The Lantern
4420 Ardmore Ave.
Cost: $3 per person
Table reservations $15
For more information call Sally at 747-4485

UNITED SENIOR ACTION
What: Meeting
Guest speaker: Donna Cusick
Where: Plymouth
Congregational United
Methodist Church
501 W. Berry
When: Thursday, March 2
10:00am
For more information call 744-1756

FISH & TENDERLOIN
DINNER
Who: Home & School Association
St. Louis Academy
What: All you can eat fish & tenderloin dinner
Where: 15529 Lincoln Highway East
When: Friday, February 24
4-7pm
Cost: $7

EVENING STARS
What: Monthly meeting
Learn more about your home and surroundings
When: Thurs., February 23
1:30pm
Where: 2626 Corvalis Ave.
Lesson will be living well.
For more information call 747-3614

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Jennifer Kleinrichert, Coordinator Little River Wetlands Project
What: Eagle Marsh morning hikes to explore flora and fauna
Where: Eagle Marsh
At the barn off of Engle Road
When: Every Tuesday
9-11am
Be sure to dress for the weather and wear tall waterproof boots

VETERAN’S MEMORIAL SERVICE
Who: Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
V.A. Hospital Chapel
Where: 2121 Lake Ave.
What: Remembering those who passed away between Nov. 1, 2005 – Feb. 15, 2006
You are invited to add your Veteran’s name to be read during bell and candle lighting ceremony
When: Sat., Feb. 25
1 PM

BREAKFAST ON THE MARSH
What: Monthly Breakfast
Who: Seasoned nature lovers, 55 and older
Where: Residence Inn on U.S. 24
7811 West Jefferson Blvd.
When: Second Thursday of every month
Begins March 9 at 8am
Paul McAfee, Executive Director of Little River Wetlands Project will give the first presentation
Call 478-2515 for reservations
Optional walk around Eagle Marsh

ANNUAL ASH
WEDNESDAY FISH FRY
Who: St. Patrick Parrish
Where: School Lyceum
2118 South Harrison Street
When: Ash Wednesday, March 1
4:30-7:00pm
Why: Annual fund raiser
Cost: $6.50

SAMPLING OF STITCHERY
Who: Settler’s
What: Bring your sewing basket to be viewed by all, or old sewing items
Where: Swinney Homestead
1424 W. Jefferson Blvd
When: Thursday, March 9
9:30am
Reservations required by March 2 at 338-0812

150th ANNIVERSARY
Who: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
Where: 16933 Thiele Road
When: Once a month celebration for special guests, pastors and organists
What: The members of St. Mark’s welcome you

LIBERTARIANS MEETING
When: Monday, February 20
7pm dinner
8pm meeting
Where: Laredo’s Restaurante
7212 S. Anthony Blvd.
Call 338-0833 for more information

AVALON SCHOOL
OPEN HOUSE
Who: Avalon Christian
Where: 1212 Lower Huntington Road
When: Monday, March 20
6:30-7:30pm
What: For ages 2-5, full day of kindergarten
For more information call 478-6901
www.avalonmissionarychurch.com

TENDERLOIN & FISH FRY
Who: St. Peter’s Catholic
Where: Corner of DeWald and Warsaw
When: Friday, February 24
4-7pm
Cost: Adults $7

BALLROOM DANCE
Who: Fort Wayne Dancesport
What: Monthly dance
When: Saturday, February 18
7pm-11pm
Where: IPFW’s Walb Memorial Ballroom
Dress: Semi-formal
Cost: $10

GREAT BACKYARD
BIRD COUNT
Who: Fox Island Park
What: Counting birds
Where: Fox Island Park
7324Yohne Road
When: Saturday, February 18
8:30-10:30am
Meet in front of the Fox Island Nature Center, for a two-hour hike.
Stop out with the whole family for the world’s most popular outdoor activity
For more information call 449-3180

MAPLE SUGAR CAMP
Who: ACRES
What: Tour of Merry Lea’s Sugar Camp
When: Saturday, February 25
9-11am
Where: Yoder Farm
2427 Chapman Road

LUERS SPIRIT AT CASA
What: Dinner at Casa’s
Where: 3402 Fairfield Ave.
When: Sunday, February 26
First seating 4:15-5:00pm
Second seating 6:00-6:45pm
Cost: Adults $8.25
Children $3.75
For tickets call 456-1261

MONSON CHAPEL
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
Who: Monson UMC
When: Saturday, March 4
7am-10am
Where: 11431 Lower Huntington Road
What: All-you-can-eat breakfast
Proceeds go to the building fund

ST. MARKS FISH FRY
Who: St. Marks Lutheran
Where: 16933 Thiele Road
When: Saturday, February 25
4-7pm
What: All-you-can-eat fish
Cost: $7
Carryout is available

ART CLASSES
What: Paint in oils with Doni
When: Mondays
March 6 & 13
9am-1pm
Where: 2812 Lr Huntington
FW Art Source
Cost: $45
For more information call 478-9666

CHILI DINNER
Who: Waynedale Masonic Lodge #739
Where: 7039 Elzey Street
When: Saturday, February 18
4:00-7:00pm
Cost: Free will donation
Call 747-5922 for more information

SEARCHING FOR SPRING
What: Sign up to lead hikes at Fox Island
Where: 7324 Yohne Road
When: Saturday, March 18
Coffee at 8:30am
9:00am-Noon
Who: Doug Rood, nature speaker
Bring your calendars and sign up to lead some hikes
Dress to be outdoors

LUERS FISH FRY
Who: Bishop Luers Athletic Boosters
Where: 333 E. Paulding Road
When: Friday, March 3
4:30-7:30pm
What: All-you–can–eat fish
Cost: $7
Drive thru available

GHS FISH FRY
Who: German Heritage Society
Where: Park Edelwiess
3355 Elmhurst Drive
When: Friday, March 3
4:30-8:00pm
Cost: $7

2nd ANNUAL CABARET KNIGHT
Who: Bishop Luers Performing Arts
Where: Bishop Luers Italian Café
333 East Paulding Road
What: Musical plus Dinner
Includes a delicious Italian dinner, lively song and dance and witty repartee
When: Saturday, February 18
Doors open at 7pm
Dinner and Dessert 7:30pm
Cost: $15/person
Phone your reservation to Sue Mathias
456-1261 x 3114

4-H PLANT FUNDRAISER
Who: Allen County 4-H Club
What: Plant and hanging basket sale
Order deadline March 31
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
When: Pick-up will be Thursday, May 4, 5-8pm
Friday, May 5, 9-12 Noon
Cost: $1 for 4″ geranium
$12 for 10″ basket
Call 481-6826 for more information

ENVIRONMENTAL
EDUCATION
Who: Purdue University Extension
Where: Allen County Extension Office
4001 Crescent Ave.
When: March thru May
Registration deadline is March 1
What: Indiana Master Naturalist Program
For more information call 481-6826 option 3

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST
CLUB MEETING
Where: Atz’s Ice Cream Shoppe
211 East Tillman Road
When: Tuesdays
7-8am
For more information call Ron Perkins at 747-6186

CALLING ALL OWLS
Who: ACRES
Where: Wing Haven Nature Preserve-Steuben County
When: Sunday, February 19
5pm
What: Hike to Gentian Lake to call owls
For more information call 422-1004

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

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

ELMHURST CLASS REUNION
What: Elmhurst Class of 1956 Reunion
Where: Hilton Garden Inn
8615 US 24, Fort Wayne
When: Saturday, May 20
Tour the school 1-2:30pm
Reunion 5-11pm
Missing classmates: William Branstrator, Bruce Higgins, Tom Johnson, Warren Knepper, Nila McMahon, David A. Montgomery, Janet L. Navalta & William Strass
If you know the whereabouts of any of these people please contact Janet L. Donahue Minser at 260-637-5436

PANCAKE & SAUSAGE
BREAKFAST
Where: St. John’s PAC
Gym on north side of school
4500 Fairfield Ave.
When: Sunday, February 19
8am-1pm
Who: St. John the Baptist Boy Scout Troup

INDIANA EPILEPSY
SERVICES SUPPORT
GROUP
What: Monthly meeting
Where: East Parlor Room
Wayne Street UMC
300 E. Wayne Street
When: 4th Tuesday of each month, 12:30-2pm

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.

BEGINNING THE
JOURNEY
Who: Alzheimer’s Assoc.
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: Wednesday night
6-7:30pm
What: Sharing Our Savior Night
The night begins with dinner, singing, then adults and children separate into bible studies.
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: WD United Methodist Church
Church Street
When: Tuesdays, 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

CHURCH SERVICES
Where: Church of Christ
3421 Thurber Ave
Waynedale
When: Sundays
9am Bible Study
10am & 6:30pm Services
Radio program on WGL, 1250AM, Sunday 7am-7:30am
Call 747-2637 for information

DEPRESSION SUPPORT
MEETS
When: 2nd and 4th Thursday each month at 6pm
Where: Hope Missionary
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

WALKERS WELCOME!
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
Family Life Center
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday-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.

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: Group meets the first Monday each month at 7pm
Where: Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Call 637-3820 for more information

CAMP POTAWOTAMI
Do you have stories from summers spent at Camp Potawotami?
If so, and you attended prior to 1990, please call B.J. Hollars at 260-436-1992.
Your stories would be greatly appreciated in the creation of a collage of camp history.
BOOK SIGNING
Where: Border’s Bookstore
Across from Glenbrook Mall
When: Saturday, February 25
3:00pm
Who: Jimmie Schindler
Founder and President of Bandido’s Restaurant
What: Book signing of Shindler’s Tiny Tales & Whatnot

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
What: Pro Troops Rally
Where: Across from the Allen County Courthouse
When: First Sat of month
This event is to let our troops know that we haven’t forgotten about them
Please bring flags and signs
For more information call Rex Mercer at 260-609-3461
WEIGHT WATCHERS
Who: Ash Brokerage Corp. Wellness Program
What: Weight Watchers Meetings
Where: Ash Brokerage
8515 Bluffton Road
When: Once per week, during lunch time (11:45-12:45)
We’re trying to get a Weight Watchers at Work series going but Weight Watchers requires a minimum of 20 people before they’ll commit to doing on-site meetings
Right now we have 12 people so we need 8 more
Call: 260-478-0733

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