COMMUNITY CALENDAR 11/22/2006

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MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS GIFT LIFT
When: October 15 to December 9
What: Just add one more name to your shopping list this holiday season to ensure that everyone residing in Indiana’s mental health facilities enjoy the season
For more information:
422-6441

WALK TO BETHLEHEM
When: Friday and Saturday
December 8-9
6:30-8:30pm
Where: First Christian Church
4800 South Calhoun Street
What: Walk through six live nativities and a reenactment of a bustling Bethlehem marketplace
For more information call 744-3239

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

ABWA NEW ERA CHAPTER SHOPPING BUS TRIP
When: Saturday, Dec. 2
7:00am-10:00pm
What: Chicago bound with drop off sites at Macy’s and Watertower Place
Also includes a continental breakfast
Hurry, seating is limited

CHRISTMAS MART 2006
When: Saturday, Nov. 18
9:00am-3:00pm
What: German food and specialty items, also St. Nikolaus (the original Santa Claus) will be available for pictures
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive

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

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

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
Where: 16933 Thiele Road
When: Once a month celebration for special guests, pastors and organists
What: Members of
St. Mark’s welcome you

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

INDIANA EPILEPSY SERVICES SUPPORT GROUP
What: Monthly meeting
Where: East Parlor Room
Wayne Street UMC
300 E. Wayne Street
When: 4th Tues. 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:
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

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
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
Atz Ice Cream Shoppe on Tillman Road

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

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.

SOUTHWEST
CONSERVATION CLUB
Open to the Public
Where: 5703 Bluffton Road
What: Trap & Skeet Shoot
When: 2nd & Last Sundays
12:30 to close
What: Fish & Tenderloin
When: 1st & 3rd 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: 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 Sat of month
8am
For more information:
747-0601

FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM
What: Talkabouts, prose & poetry
Where: Towne House
2209 St. Joe Road
When: First Tuesday of the month 7pm
For more information:
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:
449-3181
Cost: $4

WEEKLY MEDITATION CLASSES
When: Every Monday evening at 6:30pm
Where: The Indiana Buddhist Temple
5712 Webster Street

PURDUE CHRISTMAS SHOW BUS TRIP
When: Sunday, Dec. 10
Leaving at 9:00am
What: Allen County Extension Homemakers sponsoring a bus trip to Purdue University to see “Christmas is Believing”
Bring your own sack lunch
Cost: $55 includes bus fare and ticket to noon performance
For more information:
481-6826

FW SPORT CLUB LADIES AUXILIARY COOKIE WALK
When: Saturday, Nov. 18
10:30am-3:00pm
What: Cookies and other holiday goodies!
Where: 3102 Ardmore

“CHILD OF PROMISE”
When: Friday and Saturday,
December 8-9
Where: Scottish Rite Center
What: Proceeds to benefit Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic in Fort Wayne
Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door, and $8 for groups of 20 more
Groups also receive two extra tickets and reserved seating

SHOP IN CHICAGO
When: Saturday, Dec. 2
7:00am-10:00pm
Where: Bus will leave and return at Bishop Luers High School
What: Bus trip to Chicago to benefit LuersKnight
Cost: $50 covers breakfast, spirits, and snacks
For more information call 456-1261

PROFESSIONAL
BUSINESS MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
When: Monday, Nov. 20
Noon
Where: Towne House Retirement Community
What: Retired and working women welcome
Cost: $10 includes lunch
For more information:
Call Virginia at 484-9657

BAKED STEAK OR HAM DINNER WITH BAZAAR AND COUNTRY STORE
When: Saturday, Nov18
4:00-7:00pm
Where: Family Fellowship Center
Ossian UMC
Cost: $8 adults, $5 children

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