COMMUNITY CALENDAR 10/22/2010

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THE GIFT OF CHRISTMAS FOR EVERYONE

Who: At Life Center of Fort Wayne

When: November 15 – 22

Box drop off 8am – 6pm

Where: 1649 Spy Run Ave.

7530 S. Anthony Blvd.

Info: Fill sturdy shoeboxes with Christmas gifts for children in war torn and poverty stricken countries.

Contact: 260-422-8520

 

DIVERSITY DIALOGUE

Who: YWCA

When: Wednesday

October 27

5pm – 6:30pm

Where: Fort Wayne

Urban League

2135 Hanna Street

Info: Encouraging youth toward inclusion

Contact: RSVP with Sue Hiatt

424-4908 ext. 254

 

CHRISTMAS MART 2010

Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor

When: Saturday

November 20

9am – 4pm

Where: 3355 Elmhurst Dr.

Info: Open to public!

Many vendors selling a variety of items.

Cost: Entry free

Contact: Carol Mauch

459-2225

 

8TH GRADE DAY

Who: Bishop Luers H.S.

When: Thursday

November 4

8:30am – 10:30am

Where: 333 E. Paulding Rd.

Info: 8th grade students interested in attending BLHS are welcome

Contact: Monica Zwick

456-1261 ext. 3008

 

OPEN HOUSE

Who: Bishop Luers H.S.

When: Wednesday

November 10

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: 333 E. Paulding Rd.

Info: Opportunity to get info on clubs, athletics, financial aid and more

Contact: Monica Zwick

456-1261 ext. 3008

 

CRAFT SHOW

Who: Deer Ridge Elementary School Parent Teacher Club

When: Saturday, October 23

9am – 3pm

Where: 1515 Scott Rd.

Info: Nearly 200 tables of homemade craft items!

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY!

Who: Zanesville Lions Club

When: Monday, October 25

Costume judging at 6:30pm

Where: Zanesville ballpark

Info: FREE bingo, hot dogs, chips, drink and costume prizes

 

NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETING

Who: Allen County Neighborhood Association

When: Tuesday, October 26

7pm – 8:30pm

Where: Meeting Room C of Main Branch of Allen County Library

Info: Parking is free after 5pm on street and free with library card underground.

Attorneys will be present to answer any questions relating to neighborhood associations.

Bring your association’s newsletter!

Pre-register by emailing michael.green@allencounty.us

 

LEGION RIDER NIGHT

Who: Waynedale Post #241

When: Saturday, October 23

Food available at 5pm

Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.

Info: Riders will pull winning ticket for freezer and $300 from Lengerich Meats

Music by Paul Band

Contact: 747-7851

 

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! AUXILIARY PIZZA NIGHT

Who: Waynedale Post #241

When: Saturday, October 30

5pm – 8pm

Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.

Info: Music by

Biff & The Cruisers

8:30pm – 11:30pm

and COSTUME CONTEST!

Cost: 12” Pizza

any way you like – $10

Contact: 747-7851

 

DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD MEMBERSHIPS!

Who: Pocahontas Swim Club

Where: 3020 Ojibway

Info: A few discounted early bird memberships remain hurry!

Family memberships regularly $350, but sign up now and it costs $275!

Payment plans and Ach available, makes a great gift!

Dana LaMaster at info@pocopool.com

 

STAMP COLLECTING SHOW

Who: Anthony Wayne

Stamp Society

When: Saturday and Sunday October 30 & 31

10am – 4pm

Where: Concordia

Lutheran H.S.

Info: 12 stamp dealers to serve the public and help with questions about the hobby!

Cost: Free

Contact: Jim Mowrer at

422-1716

 

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

 

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

 

EUCHRE

When: Tuesday’s

7pm

Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.

Who: Fraternal

Order Of Eagles 248

 

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF HARMONY CHORUS

When: Mondays

6:30pm – 9pm

Where: 5120 Speedway Drive

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

 

SOUTHWEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING

Who: Cheryl Friar

Where: Tavern at Coventry

5745 Coventry Lane

When: First Tuesday of month

4pm – 6pm

Cost: Bring plenty

of business cards

Contact: 747-5202

 

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

 

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 at

260-409-9886

 

MEMORIAL BRICKS

When: 2nd Saturday of the month

Where: VFW Post on West Main Street.

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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 at

260-415-7741

 

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

 

BETHANY’S ANNUAL FALL RUMMAGE &

BAKE SALE

When: Saturday

October 23

8am – noon

Where: 2435 Engle Rd.

Contact: (260) 747-0713

 

DEBRAND FINE CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA

When: Friday, November 5, 2010.

Where: Historic Freemasons Hall, 216 E. Washington Blvd.

Info: The event will offer a silent auction which will provide participants an opportunity to bid on some outstanding holiday gifts. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be provided by some of Fort Wayne’s prestegious restaurants along with a coffee bar by Espresso Gallery and also a cash bar. Add to this the wonderful DeBrand chocolate buffet and you have an evening to remember.

Cost: Tickets are $25 per person

Contact: (260) 744-4326.

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