COMMUNITY CALENDAR 5/10/2006

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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, Landscaping with native plants
Who: Seasoned nature lovers, 55 and older
Where: Residence Inn on U.S. 24
7811 West Jefferson Blvd.
When: Friday, May 12
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

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

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
Please contact Janet L. Donahue Minser at 260-637-5436

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

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.

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

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
SOUTHWEST
CONSERVATION CLUB
Open to the Public
Where: 5703 Bluffton Road
What: 3-D Archery Shoot
When: Sundays, May 7 & 21
10:00am-3:00pm
What: Fish & Tenderloin
When: Friday, May 19
5pm – 7:30pm

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

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

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

QUIET WARRIORS CHAPTER MEETING
Who: Quiet Warriors Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Road
When: 1st Saturday of each month, 8am
For more information call 747-0601

FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM
What: Talkabouts, prose & poetry
Where: Towne House
2209 St. Joe Rd.
When: First Tuesday of the month
7:00pm
For more information call 486-3912

LIVING FAITH CAR & TRUCK SHOW
When: Saturday, May 6
Where: Living Faith
17718 State Road 1
Yoder, IN
For any questions contact 622-7103 or 622-6820

ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
When: Wednesday, May 10
7:00 p.m.
Where: Aboite Branch Library
5630 Coventry Lane
For more information call 421-1310

ROANOKE RAFFLE
What: Raffle for fishing starter set
Who: Friends of the Roanoke Public Library
Where: Tickets can be purchased at the Roanoke Public Library
When: Drawing will be Saturday, May 6, 11am

FISH FRY FOR PROJECT LINUS
Who: Salem United Church of Christ
Where: 2401 Lake Ave.
When: Friday, May 19
4:30-7pm
Cost: $7
Carryout available

WAYNEDALE UNITED SPAGHETTI BAKE DINNER
When: May 12
4:30-7:30 pm
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church
2501 Church St.
What: Sponsored to help fund a mission trip to Red Bird
Adults $6
Children (3-10) $4
Children under 3 FREE

AMERICAN LEGION POST 296
What: Armed Forces Celebration
Blue Star Presentation
When: May 20
12:30-4 p.m.
Where: 130 W. Tillman Rd.
For pre-register contact 456-5258

MONSON CHAPEL COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Saturday, May 6
7-10 am
What: All you can eat breakfast
Where: Monson Chapel
11432 Lower Huntington Rd.
Adults $5
Children (6-12) $2.50
5 and under FREE

ALLEN COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION
What: Campfire Chats
Where: Metea County Park Nature Center
When: The third Thursday of each month 8 pm
For more information call 449-3181
Cost $4

GENEALOGICAL COMPUTER GROUP
Where: Aboite Branch Library, 5630 Coventry Lane
When: Wednesday, May 17, 6:30pm
What: Monthly meeting
Visitors are welcome

U.M.W. RUMMAGE SALE
What: Spring & Summer Clothes Bag Sale
Who: Christ. U.M. Church
Where: 1101 McKinnie
When: Saturday, May 6
8:30-1pm

For questions contact Joan Blere @ 447-3395

AMERICAN LEGION POST 296
What: Flea Market Garage Sale
Where: 130 W. Tillman
When: Friday and Saturday, May 5 & 6
9am-5pm

FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY FISHING CLUB
What: Fundraising Dinner for the Fishing Club
Where: St. Mary’s Lodge
2329 Winter St.
When: Sunday, May 21
3pm-6pm

For more information contact Tony Truelove @ 456-1616

ROANOKE TOWN-WIDE GARAGE AND STREET SALE
When: Saturday, May 20, 8am-4pm
Hog Roast and Bake sale at the fire station 4:30-7:00pm

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