COMMUNITY CALENDAR 3/8/2006

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SWISS STEAK DINNER
Who: St. Marks Lutheran Church
When: Sunday, March 5
11:00am-12:30pm
Where: 16933 Thiele Road
Cost: Free Will Offering

SHOW CHOIR INVITATIONAL
Who: Bishop Luers High School
When: Saturday, March 4
8am-6pm
Where: 333 East Paulding
Cost: $10

SOUP AND SANDWICH DINNER
Who: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Where: Wyneken Memorial Lutheran Church
11565 US Highway 27 North
Decatur
When: Sunday, March 12
10:30am-1:00pm

EQUINE
EXTRAVAGANZA
Who: Allen County 4-H
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
2726 Carroll Road
When: Saturday, March 11
12:30-5:30pm
Cost: $5

FISH FRY
Who: St Joe Hessen Cassel
Where: 11521 S. US Hwy 27
When: Friday March 10
4-7pm
Cost: $7

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

FORT WAYNE WRITER’S FORUM
What: Prose, poetry and drama writers
Where: 2209 St. Joe Center
When: Tuesday, March 7
7pm
For more information call 486-3912

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN SALE
What: Clothing bag sale
Cost: $3 per bag
Where: Church of Christ
3421 Thurber Ave.
When: Saturday, March 4
8:30am-1pm

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

RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE
Who: Anthony Wayne Church
Where: 6012 South Bend
When: March 23 & 24
8am-5pm & 8am-3pm

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

KWVA MEETING
Who: Korean War Veterans Association
What: Monthly meeting
Where: Eagles 248
4940 Bluffton Road
When: Saturday, March 4
8am
For more information call 747-0601

GENEALOGICAL
MEETING
Who: The Allen County Genealogical Society
What: Monthly Meeting
Where: Aboite Branch Library
5630 Coventry Lane
When: Wed., March 8
7pm

GENEALOGICAL
COMPUTER GROUP
Who: Allen County Genealogical Computer Group
What: Monthly meeting
Where: Aboite Branch Library
When: Wednesday, March 15
6:30pm

KWVA, CHAPTER ONE
Who: Korean War Veterans Assn–Chapter 1
What: Monthly meeting
Where: Am Legion Post 82
3501 Harris Road
When: Saturday, March 11
7am

SAINT THERESE
SCHOOL FISH DINNER
Where: 2304 Lower Huntington Road
When: Friday, March 10
4:30-7:00pm
What: All-you-can-eat fish dinner with potatoes, applesauce or coleslaw, bread, beverage and dessert
Proceeds to benefit the St. Therese Athletic Booster Club

CHIMNEY SWIFTS
Who: ACRES
What: Presentation on Chimney Swifts
by Shirley Needham
Where: Wing Haven Nature Preserve
Steuben County, 400N
When: Sunday, March 5
2pm
For more information call 422-1004

BEEKEEPERS
What: Beginners Night
Where: 2505 W. Hamilton
When: Thursday, March 16
7pm
Topic: Getting Started
Cost: $10

THE NORTHMEN
What: Gospel Concert
Where: 7722 Moeller Road
When: Saturday, March 11
6pm
No admission charge

THE RIVER
What: New Church
Where: 11420 Ernst Road
Lafayette Meadows Elementary
When: Sunday, March 5
10am
Who: Cleaveland Family

CHILI SUPPER
Who: Mizpah Shrine
Hillbilly Clan #95
When: Saturday, March 11
4-7pm
Where: Shrine Horse Patrol Grounds
Hwy. 9-Columbia City
Cost: Adults $5
Children 5-12, $3

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 & CHICKEN
DINNER
Who: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
When: Saturday, March 11
4:30-7:00pm
Where: 1819 Reservation Drive
Cost: $7
For more info call 747-4121

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

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

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: Tuesdays, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

SOS NIGHT
Who: Nine Mile United Methodist Church
Where: 6303 Winters Road
When: Wednesdays,
6-7:30pm
What: Sharing Our Savior Night
The night begins with dinner, singing, then adults and children separate into bible studies.

EUCHRE
Where: WD United Methodist Church
Church Street
When: Tuesdays, 9am

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

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.

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

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

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

SOUTHWEST
CONSERVATION CLUB
Open to the Public
What: Winter Rendezvous
Where: 5703 Bluffton Road
When: Sat. March 4
9am-5pm
Sun. March 5
9am-4pm

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