COMMUNITY CALENDAR 3/22/2006

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FISH & CHICKEN DINNER
Who: Kekionga Middle School
Where: 2929 Engle Road
When: Saturday, March 24
4:30-7:30pm
Cost: $7.50

4-H FISH FRY
Who: Allen County 4-H Clubs
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
2726 Carroll Road
When: Saturday, March 25
4-7pm
Cost: $7

ADULT CREATIVE PAPER WORKSHOP
Who: Sue Skull
Where: 2812 Lower Huntington Road
When: Saturday, March 18
1-4pm
Cost $45

FISH FRY
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel
11521 US 27 South
When: Friday, March 24
4-7pm
Cost: Adults $7
For more information call 639-6139

FISH FRY
Who: St. Aloysius
Where: 14623 Bluffton Road
When: Friday, March 17
7:30pm
Cost: $7

WHOLE HOG SAUSAGE AND PANCAKE BRUNCH
Who: Poe Fire Department
Where: Poe Fire Station
Hoagland & Winchester Roads
When: Sunday, March 19
9am-1pm
Cost: Adults $5
Children 6-12, $2
Under 6 free

ALUMINUM CAN COLLECTION
Where: South West Conservation Club
Bluffton Road
When: Fourth Saturday of every month
8am-Noon
Who: Boy Scout Troop 22
Troop 22 is looking for a few good scouts
Call 436-2422 for more information

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

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

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

AVALON SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Who: Avalon Christian School
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, or www.avalonmissionarychurch.com

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

CROCHET MEETING
Who: Three Rivers Crochet Guild
Where: Michael’s Craft Store
Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center
When: Second Monday of each month
7pm-9pm
For more information call 747-0601

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: Group meets the first Monday of 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

SOUTHWEST
CONSERVATION CLUB
Open to the Public
Where: 5703 Bluffton Road
What: Trap and Skeet
When: 2nd and last Sundays
12:30pm – close
What: Fish Fry
When: 2nd and last Fridays
5pm – 7pm

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
What: Pro Troops Rally
Where: Across from the Allen County Courthouse
When: First Saturday of every 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

AFTER FIVE OF FORT WAYNE
What: Ageless Treasures
Speaker: Sedonya Osmon
When: Monday, March 27
6:30-8:00pm
Where: Goegleins
7311 Maysville Road
Cost: $14
Call 749-4965 for reservations.

PCABWA MEETING
Who: The Premier Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association
Where: Towne House Retirement Community
2209 Saint Joe Center Rd.
When: Monday, March 20
12 Noon
Retired and working women are welcome.
Cost: $10
Please contact Virginia at 484-9657

FISH FRY
Who: Pleasant Center School PTA
Where: 2323 Pleasant Center Road
School Cafeteria
What: All-You-Can-Eat fish and tenderloin
When: Thursday, March 23
4:30-7:30pm
Cost: $7.50
Carryout available.

COIN & CURRENCY SHOW
Who: Old Fort Coin Club
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
Carroll Road
When: Sunday, March 19
9am-4pm

RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE
Who: Anthony Wayne First Church of God
Where: 6013 South Bend Drive
When: Thursday, March 23
8am-5pm
Friday, March 24
8am-3pm
$2.00 Bag Sale
1-3pm

YOUTH SOUP LUNCH
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church
2501 Church Street
When: Sunday, March 19
11:00am-12:30pm
Who: WUMC Youth Group

SPRING FLING
Who: God Our Provider Church
What: SonRise Quartet with food and drinks
Where: Intersection of Winchester & Yoder Roads, Poe IN
When: Sunday, March 26
5pm
For more information call 639-3291

FRESHMAN
REGISTRATION
Who: Bishop Luers High School
Where: 333 E. Paulding Road
When: Saturday, March 25
10-11am

KNIGHTS WRESTLING CLUB
Who: Bishop Luers Wrestling
What: K-Adult Wrestling
Where: BL High School Wrestling Rm
When: Sign-ups are Tuesday & Thursday at 7pm
Cost: Family memberships are $20
Plus $30 USAW card

SUMMERS DRIVERS ED PROGRAM
Who: Bishop Luers HS
Where: BLHS
333 E. Paulding Road
When: June 5 thru 16
8am-11am
Cost: $365
For more information call 456-1261

FISH & CHICKEN DINNER
Who: Woodburn Lutheran School
Where: School Gymnasium
4502 State Road 101 N.
When: Friday, March 17
4:30-8:00pm
Cost: $8

SCHLACHTFEST
When: Saturday, March 18
6:30-8:00pm
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
What: Dinner & Dancing
Cost: $10
Open to Public

FARM BUREAU MEETING
When: Thursday, March 30
6:15pm
Where: Calvary United Methodist Church
Waynedale
Reservations requested by March 20

LIBERTARIAN MEETING
Where: Laredo Restaurant
7212 S. Anthony Blvd.
When: Monday, March 20
8pm
Call 338-0833 for more information

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
What: Annual Spring Show
Who: The Banks of the Wabash Chorus
When: Saturday, April 8
2pm-7:30pm
Where: Harmony Hall
1257 Lafayette Ave
Terre Haute
Cost: $10
For more information call 812-232-4926

BUS TRIP TO NASHVILLE
What: If you like crafts, quilts and country-this is the trip for you
When: Saturday, June 3
7am
Where: Meijer on Lima Rd.
7am
Cost: $35
For more information call 637-8523

SPORT CLUB FISH FRY
Who: Fort Wayne Sports Club
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave.
When: Friday, March 24
4:30-7:00pm

EHS GARAGE SALE
Where: Elmhurst High School Ardmore Ave.
When: Saturday, March 18
8:30am-1:00pm
Huge sale.
Two gyms full of treasures

BUS TRIP TO KINGWOOD CENTER
Who: Monroeville Community Park Service
What: Bus trip to 47-acre Kingwood Center in Mansfield, OH
When: Saturday, April 29
Bus leaves Monroeville Comm. Park at 7am
Greenhouse spring bulbs will be available
Registration deadline is Saturday, April 22
623-2134

SPRING CRAFT BAZAAR
Where: Kekionga Middle School
2929 Engle Road
When: Saturday, March 25
9am-3pm
Who: Kekionga Steel Pans Band
Proceeds to Kekionga Steel Pans

SPRING RUMMAGE SALE
Who: Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Where: 917 West Jefferson
School gym off Jackson Street
When: Friday, April 7
9am-4pm
Sat April 8
9am-Noon
Bag Sale Sat morning

CHAPEL CONCERT
Who: The Chapel Quartet
When: Sunday, March 26
10:30am
Where: Elmhurst Church of the Nazarene
2951 Sandpoint Rd.
A love offering will be taken.

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING RESALE
Who: Fellowship Missionary Church
Where: 2536 Tillman Road
When: Saturday, March 25
8am-noon
Call 639-6076

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