COMMUNITY CALENDAR 4/08/2011

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FREE HEALTH CHECKS
Who: Focus on Health
When: Saturday, April 30
8am – 11am
Where: St. Therese Catholic
2220 Lower Huntington Rd.
Info: Get your height & weight, vision, blood pressure and possibility of colorectal cancer checked
Summary & Referral and where learning centers are
Additional paid tests are available
No credit/ debit
Contact: 481-4864

SPRING SHOW
FROM GERMANY
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
When: Tuesday, April 12
Dinner 5 – 6:30 pm
Show begins at 7:00 pm
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Cost: Dinner – $10
Show – $20
Contact: Trixie
483-6170

GOLDEN KIWANIS
Meet Thursdays
11:30am
Atz’s
Ice Cream Shoppe
Tillman Road

WELCOME MEETING
Who: Brookwood Chippers Ladies 9-Hole League
When: Wednesday, April 27
9am
Where: Brookwood Golf Course Clubhouse
Info: If interested, join us!
Contact: 747-5973
JAMES PARK BENEFIT
Who: VFW Post #2457
When: Saturday, April 30
2pm
Where: 12700 Dawkins Rd.
New Haven
Info: Raising money to help James get a Bone Marrow Transplant
Raffles, door prizes, bake sale, silent auction and food

SAUSAGE, PANCAKE & BISCUIT AND GRAVY BREAKFAST
Who: Southwest Conservation Club
When: Sunday, April 17
8am – Noon
Where: 13031 US Highway 24 East
New Haven
Info: Open to public

AUXILLARY PIZZA NIGHT
Who: Waynedale Post # 241
When: Saturday, April 23
5pm – 8pm
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Theresa’s Homemade 12″ pizza
Cost: $10
Contact: 747-7851

“EARTHKEEPING”
WHY WE DO IT
Who: Little Rivers Wetlands Project
When: Thursday, April 14
8am – 10am
Where: Coventry Meadows Senior Community
W. Jefferson Blvd.
Info: Light breakfast and nature presentation for nature lovers 50+
Presentation about the philosophical and spiritual motivations for earth keeping
Contact: 260-478-2515 to reserve a spot.

HELP KEEP THE
MARSH CLEAN
Who: Little Rivers Wetlands When: Saturday, April 16
10am – Noon
Where: Eagle Marsh barn
6801 Engle Road
Info: Annual clean-up to help remove litter from the restored habitats
Wear boots and bring gloves
Contact: 260-478-2515 for info
AUCTION FOR FORMULA FOR LIFE
Who:
University of St Francis
When: Sunday, April 17
1pm
Where: Hutzell Athletic Cnr
2702 Spring St.
Info: 5k run/walk and
silent auction
Runners/walkers will register beginning at 12:30pm
To participate is $15 per person or $12 per person for families of three or more, which includes lunch
Contact: Dr. Amy Obringer at 399-7700, ext. 8210

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING
Who:
University of Saint Francis
Ace Recycling & Action Environmental Inc.
When: Saturday, April 16
1 – 4pm
Where: North Campus
2702 Spring St.
Info: Come recycle your electronics and help fund USF student-led environmental programs
Please no tv’s or large appliances
Contact:
Call Trina at 399-7700
x 8134

ALL YOU CAN EAT
FISH FRY
Who: Coventry Meadows
When: Friday, April 8th
4pm – 7pm
Where: Coventry Meadows Assisted Living
7833 W Jefferson Blvd.
Heritage Park Assisted Living/Garden Homes
2001 Hobson Rd.
Cost: Accepting $5 Donations
Info: Raise Money and Awareness for the Alzheimer Association
Contact: Coventry Meadows
260-435-2100
Heritage Park
260-484-9557

EUCHRE
When: Tuesday’s
7pm
Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Fraternal
Order Of Eagles 248

HOAGLAND FLEA MARKET & TOWN-WIDE GARAGE SALE
Who: Hoagland AAA
When: Saturday, April 16
8am – 4pm
Where: Hoagland & Hoagland Park
Cost: Flea Market spaces $10
Info: Food served at park pavilion from 7am – 4pm
Contact: Annie C.
447-1526

KIDS AGAINST HUNGER CAMPAIGN
Who: Kids Against Hunger
When: Saturday, April 16
Where: Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School
11565 N US Highway 27
Cost: Donations & volunteers are needed
Info: Come help pack 40,000 meals to be distributed locally & internationally to the needy
Contact: Cindy Wass
623-2209

STAMP
COLLECTING SHOW
Who: Anthony Wayne Stamp Society
When: Saturday, April 16
10am – 4pm
Where:
Concordia Lutheran H.S.
1601 St. Joe River Dr.
Cost: Free
Info: 12 stamp dealer to serve public
Contact: Jim Mowrer
422-1716

SHOP FOR A CAUSE
Who: Titus Burns Foundation
When: Saturday, April 9
10am – 2pm
Where: Waynedale UMC
2501 Church St.
Info: 20 Vendors!
To benefit Titus Burns Foundation through 3 Rivers Federal Credit Union
8-month-old boy with VATER Syndrome has had two open heart surgeries
A Riley baby with lots of challenges
Contact: Camille
415-7741

ME-‘N-U COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6pm to 7 pm
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

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
4pm – 6pm
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.
Who: The Korean War Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly meeting
2nd Sat.
10am
Where: VFW Post 857
2202 West Main St.
Contact: 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
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

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.
Contact: Call 637-3820 for more information

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of the month
5pm – 7pm
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
260-415-7741

FISH FRIES
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

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

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