COMMUNITY CALENDAR 7/8/2009

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DOWNTOWN WALKING TOURS

Who: ARCH

What: The tour last 90 minutes

Where: Visitors Center

1021 S. Calhoun

When: Every Friday

June 1 thru Aug. 31

1:00 pm

Why: Must see architectural gems

Costs: $5 for adults

Children free

 

ORIGINAL PHOTO ESSAY

Who: Peter Turnley

What: The Content of Character

Where: University of St. Francis

Weatherhead Gallery off Leesburg Rd.

When: Reception

Saturday, July 11

7-9pm

Hrs are Mon thru Fri

9a-5p

Costs: Admission Free

 

ANNUAL DINNER DANCE

Who: Kingston Healthcare

What: Dancing with Music Express

Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

When: Monday, July 27

Doors open at 4:30p

Supper at 5p

Dancing 6:30-9:30p

Why: For fun

Costs: $3 per person

 

FALL FESTIVAL

Who: St. Therese

Where: 2222 Lower Huntington Rd

When: Saturday, Sept. 12

Why: 5K run, bake sale, Farmers Market, etc.

Costs: Free

 

SOUTHWEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING

Who: Cheryl Friar

Where: Tavern at Coventry

5745 Coventry Lane

When: First Tuesday of month

Cost: Bring plenty of business cards

 

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS MEETING

Who: Premiere Chapter of the American

Business Women’s Association

When:

Third Monday of month

12noon

Where: Towne House Community Center

2209 St. Joe Center Rd.

Cost: $12

For more information:

Marguerite 260-744-2520

 

SERVICE ADDED

Where:  St. Mark Lutheran Church

16933 Thiele Road

When: Sat. 5:30pm

Everyone is Welcome!

 

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.

Who: The Korean War Veterans Assn

Indiana Chapter One

What: Monthly meeting, 2nd Sat.

Breakfast and Social Hour

Where: Am. Legion Post 82

3201 Harris Rd.

Breakfast at 7am

Meeting at 9am

Mary Anna Roemke

260-485-7627

 

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS

Who:

Little River Wetlands Project

What: Eagle Marsh morning hikes

Where: Eagle Marsh

At the barn off Engle Road

When: Tuesdays

9-11am

Be sure to dress for the weather and wear tall waterproof boots

 

CROCHET MEETING

Who: Three Rivers Crochet Guild

Where: First Missionary Church, Rudisill @ South Wayne

Jefferson Pointe Shopping

When: Second Monday of month

6:30pm-8:30pm

For more information:

747-0601

 

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING

Where: Renaissance Restaurant

Tillman Road

When: Tuesdays

7am

For more information:

Ron Perkins

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 month

12:30-2pm

 

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS

What: Learn speaking and leadership skills

Where: Penguin Point

7303 Winchester Rd.

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:

Ron Barnhardt

493-7569

 

BEGINNING THE JOURNEY

Who: Alzheimer’s Assoc.

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

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

 

EUCHRE

Where: WD United Methodist Church

Church Street

When: Tuesdays

9am

 

CHURCH SERVICES

Where: Church of Christ

3421 Thurber Ave.

When: Sundays

9am Bible Study

10am & 6:30pm

Services

Radio program

WGL, 1250AM

Sunday 7am-7:30am

Call 747-2637 for information

 

GOLDEN KIWANIS

Meet Thursdays

11:30am

Atz

Ice Cream Shoppe

Tillman Road

 

DEPRESSION SUPPORT MEETS

When: 2nd and 4th Thursday

6pm

Where: Hope Missionary Church

429 E. Dustman Rd.

Bluffton

What: Open to anyone suffering with depression, bi-polar, anxiety, or has a friend or loved one who does

Cost: Free

Donations 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.

 

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 Supper

Open to the Public

When: 1st & 3rd Fridays

5pm-7:30pm

Where: SW

Conservation Club

5703 Bluffton Road

 

What: 3D Archery Shoot

Open to the Public

When: 1st & 3rd Sundays

10am-3:00pm

Where: SW

Conservation Club

5703 Bluffton Road

 

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

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: Third Thursday

8 pm

For more information:

449-3181

Cost: $4

 

EUCHRE

When: Tuesday’s

7pm

Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.

Who: Fraternal

Order Of Eagles 248

 

CHURCH SERVICES

When: Sunday School

9-10:30am

Service 10:30am

Where: Elmhurst Church of the Nazarene

2951 Sandpoint Rd.

For more information:

747-4811

 

14th ANNUAL POW WOW

Who: Mihsihkinaahkwa

Why: Indiana’s largest traditional pow wow

What: Dancing Life’s Circle

When: August 7-9,

Where: Morsches Park, Columbia City

For more information call 260-609-7844

 

4TH OF JULY PARADE

Who: Woodhurst Neighborhood Association

Why: To decorate bikes, scooters & wagons

What: Bicycle parade

When: Saturday. Fourth of July, 10am

Where: 5002 Old Mill Road

Costs  Free popsicles after parade

 

RUMMAGE SALE

Who: St. Therese Church

Why: Fund raiser

What: Household items, clothes, furniture, etc

When: Thurs, Fri, Sat, 23rd, 24th, 25th, Noon-4, 9am-4, 9am-Noon

Where: 2304 Lwr Huntington Rd

 

HOG ROAST & CONCERT

Who: SWCC

Why: Fund raiser

When: Saturday, July 18, 10 am-5 pm, concert 7-11 pm

Where:5703 Bluffton Road

 

LIVING HEALTHIER SESSIONS

Who: University of St. Francis

What: Childhood Weight Management

When: July 22, 6:30pm

Where: North Campus, 2702 Spring Street

Costs Non perishable food item

 

WOMEN’S MID DAY CONNECTION

Who: Laura Lovejoy, speaker

When: Tuesday July 28, 11:30am-1:00pm

Where: Orchard Ridge Country Club

Costs $13.50

 

BETTER BREATHERS SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

Who: Lutheran Hospital

What: Update on COPD Medications

When: Wednesday July 8, 10:00am

Where:Classroom 1 & 2


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