COMMUNITY CALENDAR 7/12/2006

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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

 

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

 

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

 

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: 3-D Archery Shoot

When: Sundays

10am-3pm

What: Fish & Tenderloin

When: Fridays

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

 

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

7pm

For more information call 486-3912

 

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

 

DONALD ROSS LADIES GOLF

What: New members invited to 9-hole golf league

When: Wednesday mornings @ the Donald Ross Golf Course

Where: Tillman Rd. & Calhoun St.

For more information contact Greg @ 745-7093

 

THE CHIEF RICHARDVILLE HOUSE

What: The house opens for the season

When: Saturday, May 20-November 11

Admission:

$7 adults

$5 members

Kids under 5 FREE

For more information contact Todd Pelfrey @ 426-2882

 

WEEKLY MEDITATION CLASSES

When: Every Monday evening at 6:30pm

Where: The Indiana Buddhist Temple

5712 Webster St.

 

QUILT SHOW

ALLEN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

When: July 18-23, 2006

For more information contact Trudy Hedges

637-6086 or 403-1682

 

CANCER BENEFIT FOR MINNIE

What: Poker Run

For: Minnie of Minnie’s Diner

When: Sunday, July 16

12pm

Where: AMVets #33

6620 Koester Dr.

Auction•Bake Sale•Chicken Dinner

 

SUMMER PLAYGROUND

When: June 23-August 4

Monday-Thursday

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Friday

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

FWCS Free Lunch 11:30-12:30

Hearts N’Parks: 10:30-11:30

Carnival: July 26, 5-7 p.m.

Where: Waynedale Park

Cost: Free

Ages 5 and over

 

FREE BICYCLE HELMETS

When: Saturday, August 26

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Waynedale Park

Sponsored by: Fraternal Order of Police

Indiana Wayne Lodge # 14

 

FREE ROCK ‘ N ’ ROLL SUMMER CONCERTS

When: 7:00 p.m.

July 19-Borrowed Time

July 26-Junk Yard Band

August 2-Memories of the King (Elvis Tribute)

August 9-Bill and the Cruisers

Where: Indian Trails Park (east of Summit Middle School on Aboite Center Road)

Bring lawn chairs & bug spray.

In case of inclement weather concert is cancelled.

 

THE WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY PICNIC

When: Saturday, August 26

Time: Begins at 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Waynedale Park

Food, entertainment, and demonstrations, along with games and prizes all donated by Waynedale supporters such as businesses, associations, and many people that support this area. This is an old fashion Picnic in the Park for our neighborhood friends and families.

(Still needed are volunteers and contributors: Call either Beulah Stoker at 747-6305 or Cheryl Connett at 747-5272)

 

MODEL RAILROAD SHOW AND SWAP MEET

When: Saturday, July 22

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, July 23

12:00 noon – 5:00 pm.

Hobo camp beginning Saturday at 5:00 pm

Where: 602 N. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio

What: Operating model railroads of O, HO, N, Z and a Coca Cola layout on display

Will be a hobo camp with hobo stew provided

And campfire, music, and storytelling

Sponsored by the Van Wert Historical Society

Admission and parking FREE

 

IPFW ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL

When: Monday, July 10

7:00 to 8:30 pm

Where: Walb Student Union Amphitheatre

What: Chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry swirl ice cream provided

Features the Fort Wayne Area Community Band

Children have the opportunity to conduct the band

Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets

Cost: 50 cents per scoop

 

CONCERT AT ALDERSGATE UMC

Who: Joseph Martin

When: Saturday, July 8

8:00 pm.

Where: Aldersgate UMC

Cost: $5

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Who:

Where:

When: Monday, July 24 – 28

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Needs volunteers for registration, snacks, greeters, craft helpers, and classroom helpers

For more information call the church at 747-7424

 

WAYNEDALE UMC ANNUAL BAZAAR

When: Saturday, November 4

Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church

What: 6’ tables for rent at $20

For more information call Shirley Imel at 747-3547

Or Sharon Bowser at 478-1758

 

ELEX CLUB TO CELEBRATE 90TH ANNIVERSARY

When: Saturday, November 4

Where: Hall’s Guesthouse

What: Luncheon to celebrate 90 years of community service and social activities.

If you or your friends are past GE, LMCS or BAE Systems employees or current/past Elex Club members, you are eligible to join

For more information call the Elex Club Office at 439-4400

 

9/11 CONNECTION DINNER

When: Monday, July 24

6:30-8:00 pm

Where: Goegleins

7311 Maysville Rd.

What: Merrill Phillips with Land Cruise will discuss a bus trip to many fun and educational points of interest.

Airline stewardess Joyce Olver shares her story of escaping the 9/11 tragedy because of a broken foot.

 

When: July 17 at 12:00 noon Reservations must be made by July 19

For more information call Kay at 749-4965

 

MEETING OF THE AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION

Where: The Towne House Retirement Community

What: The Premiere Chapter of the ABWA will meet

Lunch will be served

Retired and working women are welcome

Cost: Lunch is $10

Please contact Virginia at 484-9657 by July 12

 

ST. MARKS LUTHERAN CHURCH’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY

When: Sunday, July 9 at 9:00 am

Where: St. Marks Lutheran Church

What: Former pastor, John Mittermeier will attend

Theme is “Service of the Alter and Freedom of Faith”

Everyone is invited to stay after the service for brunch

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