COMMUNITY CALENDAR 9/24/2010

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HAUNTED HOUSES!

Who: Haunted Castle & Black Forest

When: October

Thursday, 7 – 9pm

Friday, 7 – 11pm

Saturday, 7 – 11pm

Sunday, 7 – 9pm

Where: 8965 Auburn Road

Contact: www.hauntedcastle.com

 

BASKET BINGO

Who: Ossian PSI 10TA X1 Sorority

When: Monday, October 18

Where: Ossian Methodist Church Family Ctr

Cost: $20 for 20 games of bingo

Contact: Joan at 622-4903

Karen 403-4846

 

FREE HOG ROAST-HARVEST 2010

When: Down Home Gospel Singing by the Sipe Family,

Saturday, October 2,

7pm

Church & Hog Roast, Games for Kids,

Sunday, October 3,

10am

Where: Skyline Community Church

5300 Winchester Rd

between Bluffton Rd & Baer Field Thruway

Contact: Come join us!

260-747-6999

 

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES

Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank

When: Monday – Friday

10am – 4pm

Where: Drop off

3636 Illinois Rd.

Info: Bring in bed linens, extra blankets and towels and miscellaneous kitchen items.

Also accepting furniture and goods

Contact: 260-471-5802 ext 5

 

 

 

 

 

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF HARMONY CHORUS

When: Mondays

6:30pm – 9pm

Where: 5120 Speedway Dr.

Info: Real Women, Real Harmony, Real Fun

Contact: 260-436-7104 or

townsofharmony.org

 

MORNING WALKING/WELLNESS PROGRAM

Who: ASH Centre

When: Monday – Friday

8am to 10am

Where: 1701 Freeman St.

Info: Coffee, tea, snacks available

 

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Who:

Alzheimer’s Association

When:

1st Thursday of month

Time: 10am

Where: Waynedale Library

2200 Lower Huntington Rd.

Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge

Contact: 415-7741

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING

Where:

Renaissance Restaurant

Tillman Road

When: Tuesdays

7am

For more information:

Ron Perkins

747-6186

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

GOLDEN KIWANIS

Meet Thursdays

11:30am

Atz’s

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.

 

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

 

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

When: First and Third

Friday of the month

5pm – 7:30pm

Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.

Southwest

Conservation Club

Contact: 747-4677

Jim Shearer

 

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

When: Second and Fourth

Sunday of the month

12:30pm until close

Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.

Southwest

Conservation Club

Contact: 747-4677

Jim Shearer

 

3-D ARCHERY

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

When: First and Third

Sunday of the month

10am to 3pm

Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.

Southwest

Conservation Club

Contact: 747-4677

Jim Shearer

 

FREE BINGO

Who: Kingston Healthcare

When: Second Wednesday

9am – 10am

Where: Chik-fil-A

Jefferson Pointe

Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association

Contact: Camille

260-415-7741

 

1970 CLASS REUNION

Who: Bishop Luers H.S.

When: Saturday

October 2

6 pm

Where: Parkview Field

Cost: $55 a ticket

Contact: Keith Rexroth

678-629-0836

 

SHEDDING LIGHT ON CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

Who: American Council

for the Blind

When: Thursday

September 30

7:30pm

Where: Dr. Bill Lewis

Center for Children

2730 E. State Blvd.

Info: To raise awareness of child sexual abuse

Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards to speak

 

OKTOBERFEST 2010

Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor

When: Saturday

October 2

1:00 to 5:00 pm

6:00 – 7:30 pm

Wiener Schnitzel  Dinner

6:15 – 7:30 pm

Live Music

8:00 pm

Beerstein Lifting Contest

8:00 – 11:00 pm

Live Music,

Dancing & Singing

Where: Park Edelweiss

3355 Elmhurst Dr.

Info: Fun & Games for the whole family, hay rides, face painting, balloon sculpture, shooting contest, horse shoes, and more!

Contact: Carol

260-459-2225

 

GIRL SCOUT LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Who: Girl Scouts

Service Unit #615

When: Thursday

October 7

6:30pm-8:00pm

Where: Calvary United Methodist Church

Cost: Free

Info: Girls in K-12 and their parent/guardian

RSVP by September 30

Contact: Laura

260-747-8230

 

FISH FRIES 2010 – 2011

Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor

When: Second Friday

of every month

4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: Park Edelweiss

3355 Elmhurst Dr.

Cost: Dinner – $8

Children 12 and under – $5

Contact: Carol

260-459-2225

 

HUGE PARKING LOT SALE

Who: Fraternal Order of the Eagles #248

When: Saturday

September 25

9am – 4pm

Where: 4940 Bluffton Road

Info: 25+ people with great stuff, food, drinks, baked goods available

Contact: Debi

 

MONTHLY MEETING

Who: Disorderly Bear Den

When: First Thursday

of each month

Where: Community Center

233 W. Main Street

Info: Teens, LISTEN up!

Contact: Donna

260-409-9886

 

THE ANNUAL ABOITE TWP REUNION

Who: Annual Eight

One-Room School Reunion

When: Saturday

October 2

Registration at 5pm

Dinner at 6pm

Where: Aboite TWP Fire Station Reception Room

11321 Aboite Center Road

(park in reception area only)

Info:

Aboite Center School #5

Open 3pm – 5pm to former students of all schools

Contact: Nancy

432-1191 or

Jim

432-1868

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