COMMUNITY CALENDARr 2/7/2007

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BOXES FOR BIRDS
Who: Brad Bumgardner
Pokagon State Park Interpreter and Wing Haven Caretaker
What: Birds to bring to your yard with bird boxes
Where: Wing Haven Nature Preserve
Steuben County
180 W CR 400 N
When: Sunday, February 11
2 pm

FREE KINDERMUSIK
DEMONSTRATION
CLASSES
What: Kindermusik for children ages newborn through 7 years
Classes: Sign and sing classes
Who: Age newborn to
18 months
Accompanied by an adult
When: Monday, February 5
5:30pm
Saturday, February 10
11 am
18 months to 7 years accompanied by an adult
Monday, February 5
6:15 pm
Saturday, February 10
10 am
Where: Peace United Church of Christ
9123 Aboite Center Rd.
For more information call Cindy Greider at 744-2853

FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER
Who: St. Peter’s Catholic Church
Where: DeWald & Warsaw
When: Friday, February 16
4 – 6:30 pm
Price: Adults $7
Children ages 5-10 $4
Under 5 are free

DRIVE – THRU
BROASTED CHICKEN
DINNER
Who: St. Joseph Church
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Hall
When: Friday, February 2
4-7pm

ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH
AND TENDERLOIN
DINNER
When: Saturday, March 3
4:30 – 7pm
Where: Unity Lutheran
5401 South Calhoun
Price: $ 8 adults
$6 children
Kids 4 and under eat free

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H
CLUBS
What: Plant Fundraiser
4-inch potted geranium and hanging baskets
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
Lions Club Building
When: Orders by March 30
Price: 4-inch potted geraniums
$1
10-inch hanging baskets $12
For more information call 481-6826

THE MESSENGERS QUARTET IN CONCERT
When: Sunday, February 11
10:30 am
Where: Elmhurst Church of the Nazarene
2951 Sandpoint Rd.

FORT WAYNE
DANCESPORT’S
VALENTINE BALLROOM DANCE
Who: American Style Ballroom
What: The lesson Tango
Where: IPFW Walb Memorial Ballroom
When: Saturday, February 10
7:30 – 8:15
Dancing 8:15 – 11pm
Price: Adult members $6
Adult non-members $10
Youth members $3
Youth non-members $5
Couples are welcome
For more information call Jamie at 260-348-605

MONSON CHAPEL
COMMUNITY
BREAKFAST
What: All you can eat breakfast
Proceeds go to the building fund
When: Saturday,
February 3
7 – 10 am
Where: Monson Chapel
12220 Lower Huntington
Price: Adults $5
Children 6-12 $2.50
5 and under are free

FORT WAYNE GUARD
Who: Homeschool Basketball Team
What: Fish Fry Fundraiser
When: Saturday,
February 10
4 – 7 pm
Where: New Haven United Methodist Church
630 Lincoln Hwy, East
New Haven
Price: $6.50 per meal

RIVER TERRACE
ESTATE’S JUST
DESSERTS
What: Area restaurants, bakeries and vendors will showcase their favorite desserts to the community
Cost: Free
Open to the public
Benefit: Alzheimer’s Assoc.
Where: River Terrace Estates
400 Caylor Blvd., Bluffton
When: Thursday,
February 8
1 – 3 pm

SPUD SUNDAY
What: Baked potato, salad, dessert, and drink
Where: Calvary United Methodist Church
6301 Winchester Rd.
When: Sunday, February 11
11 am

FREE COMMUNITY
BEREAVEMENT
SUPPORT GROUP
Who: Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home
What: Bereaved discuss their experiences
Where: The Lafayette Medical Group
2700 S. Lafayette St.
When: Wednesday,
February 14
2 pm
For more information call
Lili Carrol at 435-3222

WINTER GOLF TONIC
What: Golf clinics
Driving practice and miniature golf
Where: Foellinger –
Freimann Botanical
Conservatory
When: Sunday, February 10
10 am – 5 pm
Price: $4 for adults
$2 for children 3-17 years
Free for children two and under
For more information call 427-6440

HUNTER SAFETY
EDUCATION CLASS
When: February 10 and 17
8:00am-3:30pm
Participants must attend both meetings
What: Class size is limited
Pre-registration is required
Where: Allen County Extension Office
4001 Crescent Ave.
For more information:
481-6826

MUSIC IN THE
GARDEN
What: Take a stroll in the garden
Accompanied by gentle live music
Esther Winteregg-classical piano
Where: Botanical Conserv.
When: Sunday, February 18
Price: $4 for adults
$2 children ages 3-17
Free children
under age two
For more information call 260-427-6440

ALLEN COUNTY
GENEALOGICAL
SOCIETY OF INDIANA
What: Speaker, John Kalb
Allen and Miami County postal history
Where: Main Allen County Public Library
900 Library Plaza
When: Wednesday
February 14
7 pm

TOPS
What: Open House
Guest speaker: Jason Sims of Physiotherapy Associates
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church
2501 Church St.
When: Monday
February 19
7 pm
For more information call Genetta Wiggin at 747-5742

THE FESTIVAL CHOIR ALL YOU CAN EAT
DINNER
What: Nelsons Port-A-Pit Chicken
Sausage, sides, drink and dessert included
Where: Salem United Church of Christ
2401 Lake Ave.
When: Friday, February 9
4 – 7 pm
Price: Adults $8.50
Children 4-10 $5
For more information:
call Pam at 745-5959

BALLROOM DANCING
Who: Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department
What: Winter dance for ballroom dancers and dancer wanna be’s
Where: Parks and Recreation Department’s Community Center
233 W. Main Street
When: Friday, February 9
7:30 – 10:30 pm.
Price: Tickets $14 per person by calling 427-6460 by January 26
Participants must be 21 years of age or older

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

MACEDONIAN
TRIBUNE
What: A traditional
St. Valentine’s Party
Where: St. Nicholas Church
3737 Crescent Avenue
When: Saturday
February 10
Doors open at 7pm
Dance begins at 7:30pm
Price: Adults
$10 per person
Children 12 and under
Free

e-mail davgillette@msn.com

TAILGATE PARTY
What: Daytona Tailgate Party
When: Sunday, February 18
Doors open at noon
Where: Waynedale Post 241
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Please bring a side dish

MS WALK
What: Northeast Indiana Rallies for MS walk.
When: Saturday, May 19
For more information please visit www.nationalmssociety.org/ini or call 317-870-2500

4-H DOG OBEDIENCE
PROGRAM TO BEGIN IN
MARCH
Who: Allen County 4-H & Youth Development
What: Dog obedience workshops that is open to youth in grades 3-12
Youth will learn how to teach their family dog to be more obedient
The dog should be at least six months of age
Where: The Home Loan Building
Allen County Fairgrounds
2726 Carroll Rd
When: March – Monday evenings from 6:45-7:30pm
Price: The cost or the program is $30 per person
For more information:
Barb Thuma at 481-6826
Class sizes are limited
Deadline is Tuesday
February 20

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

THE KOREAN WAR
VETERANS ASSN.
Who: The Korean War Veterans Assn, Indiana Chapter One
What: A New Year monthly meeting with a breakfast and social hour
Where: Am. Legion Post 82
3201 Harris Rd.
Meeting at 7am
When: January 13
For more information:
Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

AN EVENING OF WINE
ROSES AND JAZZ 2007
Who: Lighted Gardens Banquet & Event Center
What: An evening of wine tasting cheese & chocolate tasting
Jazz music by The Eric Clancy Trio & roses from Country Square Florists will complete the evening
When: Saturday
February 17
7:30-10:30 pm
Where: Lighted Gardens Banquet Center
Price: The cost of tickets is $30.00 per person
Tickets are limited, so purchase one today
For more information call 260-622-4023

DECATUR LUTHERAN
BIBLE INSTITUTE
What: Winter Bible classes
Where: Zion Lutheran School
10th & Monroe Streets in Decatur, IN
When: Tuesday nights beginning January 23 and ending February 13
Sessions will be held from 7:00-9:00pm
Registration for each four classes will begin at 6:30pm on Tuesday, January 23 at Zion
Price: Fees are $7.50 per person for adults and are free to college, high school, and elementary students
The public is cordially invited to attend

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H
OPEN HOUSE
Who: Allen County
4-H Clubs
What: Programs available
Cloverbuds
Preschool ages 3-5 years
Mini 4-H
Kindergarten
1st & 2nd Grade
Traditional 4-H
Grades 3-12
When: Tuesday
February 27
6:30-8:00 pm
Where: Shawnee Library
5600 Noll Ave.
For more information: Allen County 4-H Clubs Inc.
260-481-6826

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 Engle Road
When: Every Tuesday
9-11am
Be sure to dress for the weather and wear tall waterproof boots

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

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
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
Atz Ice Cream Shoppe on Tillman Road

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

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

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: Trap & Skeet Shoot
When: 2nd & Last Sundays
12:30 to close
What: Fish & Tenderloin
When: 1st & 3rd Fridays
5pm – 7:30pm

ELMHURST LITTLE LEAGUE YEARBOOKS
What: If you or your child played on an Elmhurst little league team from 1976-1991 and would like a yearbook, call Gary at 672-3690

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
What: Pro Troops Rally
Where: Across from the Allen County Courthouse
When: First Saturday of every month
12pm to 1pm
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 Saturday 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

AIRPORT BUSINESS
CO-OP NETWORKING
When: Every Wednesday
NOON-2:00pm
What: Join us for lunch and bring a hand full of business cards to pass out
Where: American Legion Post 241
Cost: $5 lunch special
For more information:
Mark Helman at 414-6761

FLY TYING
WORKSHOPS
Who: Rick Hinton
What: Trout flies, Small
mouth flies, Bluegill flies,
and Steelhead flies
Where: Bait & Hook Store
7536 Winchester Road
When: Saturdays
Feb. 10, 17, 24, and Mar 17
You must pre-register
Call Rick at 747-4883

MISSION REVIVAL
Where: St. Joe Parish Mission
2213 Brooklyn Ave.
When: Monday, Feb. 26
thru Thursday, Mar. 1
7pm
What: Soup and bread
provided prior to service
6pm-6:45pm
Info: 432-5113

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