COMMUNITY CALENDAR 12/3/2010

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WEIHNACHTSKONZERT (GERMAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT)

Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor and Kinderchor

When: Sunday, December 19

4pm

Where: St. Peter’s

Catholic Church

518 East DeWald Street

Info: Free and open to public

Contact: Carol Mauch

(260) 459-2225

Trixie Fabini (260) 483-6179

 

TOY DRIVE TO BENEFIT TOYS FOR TOTS

Who: Maurice’s

When: November 29 thru December 12

Where: Orchard Crossing

1034 Thomas Rd.

Info: Drop off your donations anytime during store hours Mon-Sat 10am to 9pm

Contact: Sarah Jauregui

432-6721

 

EMPOWERED LIVING FOR WOMEN

Who: Beverley Danusis

When: Saturday, December 11

9am – 1pm

Where: Unitarian Church

5310 Old Mill Rd

Info: Beverley Danusis is an international speaker, award winning author and creator of empowerment tools such as dolls, journals and informational DVDs and CDs

Contact: Rachel Parteko

260-255-9544

 

PANCAKE, EGG & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST

Who: Knights of Columbus

When: Sunday, December 12

8am – Noon

Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel

U.S. 27 South

Info: Proceeds will benefit The Women’s Care Center in Fort Wayne

 

S.A.L. CASH GIVE-AWAY

Who: Waynedale Post #241

When: Saturday, December 4

4pm

Dinner 4pm – 6pm

Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.

Cost: Tickets $20

Info: Includes all you can eat pizza bar w/garlic bread!

Only 300 tickets will be sold.

Multiple drawings and multiple chances to win.

Last drawing at 7:20pm.

 

8TH SCHOLARSHIP/PLACEMENT EXAM

Who: Bishop Luers

When: Saturday, December 4

Where: 333 East Paulding Rd.

Info: All 8th grade students interested in attending Bishop Luers

A total of $10,000

Contact: Monica

456-1261 x 3008

 

BREAKFAST WITH

ST. NIKOLAUS

Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor

When: Saturday, December 4

Where: Park Edelweiss

3355 Elmhurst Drive

Cost: $7 per person

Info: Open to the public!

Contact: For reservations

459-2225

 

LADIES AUXILLARY

Who: Fort Wayne Sports Club

When: Saturday

December 4

10am – 2pm

Where: FW Sport Club

3102 Ardmore Ave.

Info: Cookie Walk/Soup & Sandwich Bar

Contact: Erna Schmidtke

260-747-6946

 

CHRISTKINDLMARKET

Who: Friends of Wyneken

What: Bus Trip

When: Saturday

December 11

Where: Chicago, IL

Why: Fund Raiser

for the restoration

of the Historic Wyneken House on

Winchester Road

The Christkindlmarket

a German Merchant Market

held outdoors

Cost: Trip $45

For more information:

Contact Karen Heller (260)724-7959

Or Tina Bauermeister (260)639-6530

 

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

Who: Waynedale Post 241

When: Saturday, December 11

Noon – 2pm

Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.

Info: Santa has gifts for all the kids from ages: Born to 10!

Contact: 747-7851

 

GERMAN CHRISTMAS SHOW 2010

Who: Fort Wayne Sports Club

When: Friday

December 10

7pm

Dinner

5pm – 6pm

Where: FW Sport Club

3102 Ardmore Ave.

Cost: Show & Dinner

$30 a person

Show Only

$20.00/person

Contact: 260-244-6964

260-338-1324

 

CHRISTMAS TEA AT SWINNEY HOMESTEAD

Who: Settlers, Inc.

When: Friday & Saturday

December 3 & 4

Doors open at Noon

Seating at 1pm

Where: Historic Swinney Homestead

1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Info: Enjoy uncommon teas, sandwiches, savories, scones and other treats while touring the Swinney House

Cost: $20/person

Contact: RSVP with D. Keane

486-8903

 

ANNUAL COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS

Who: Zanesville Lions Club

When: Sunday, December 19

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Where: Lions Clubhouse/Ballpark

Info: Everyone invited for food, fun, and fellowship!

Free pictures with Santa!

Christmas Lighting the same evening!

Have your lights on

6pm – 9pm

Contact: To be included in judging call 638-4327

 

DONKEY BASKETBALL SHOW

Who: Miami Middle School

When: Friday, December 10

7:30pm

Where: Miami Middle

School Gym

Cost: Students + Admin $8

Adults $9

Advance $7

Info: Featuring The World Famous Buckeye Donkey Ball Donkeys!

Contact: Pre-sale

467-8565 leave message

 

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

 

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS

Who: Alzheimer’s Association

Where:

Risen Savior

Lutheran Church

8010 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Thursday, Dec. 9

6:30 PM

or

1st Presbyterian Church

300 West Wayne St.

Thursday, Dec. 16

10:30AM

Info: To help those who care for Alzheimer’s patients

Contact: Melissa Barile

260-420-5547

 

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

 

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 furnitur

and goods

Contact: 260-471-5802 x 5

 

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

4pm – 6pm

Cost: Bring plenty of

business cards

Contact: 747-5202

 

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

 

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

Contact: 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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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