COMMUNITY CALENDAR 08/12/11

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The Waynedale News receives an abundance of press releases and articles for each issue. Information that has a focus on Waynedale is given the highest priority. We try to evaluate all submissions on a timely basis.
POTLUCK & BARN DANCE
Who: Network of Christian Singles
When: Saturday, August 27
Potluck 5:30pm
Dance 7:00pm
Where: Mike Kronmiller’s
7029 W. Cook Rd.
Info: For singles over 35
For more information
please call Mike.
Contact: Mike at 260-438-2321
CHRISTMAS APPLICATIONS & GIFTS BEING TAKEN
Who:
Holy Family Center, INC
When:
Beginning immediately
Where: Applications are taken at Holy Family Chapel
3709 E Yoder Rd.
Corner of Winchester & Yoder, Poe
Info: Holy Family Center, Inc. is an Indiana Non Profit
Now accepting applications for Christmas Gifts for Children suffering from chronic and terminal illnesses.
Contact: Toll free 888-749-2879
If you or your organization would like to aid the local children, call 260-639-7397
EUCHRE
When: Tuesdays
7pm
Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Fraternal
Order Of Eagles 248
ALZHEIMER’S PUBLIC INPUT SESSION
Who:
Alzheimer’s Association
When: Tuesday, August 23
Registration & reception
5:30pm – 6:10pm
Public input
6:15pm – 8:30pm
Where: 7910 West Jefferson
Lutheran Medical Office Building 2
Info:
All are welcome to interact
Contact: Jana Powell
260-418-4407
CHASE-JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT GRAND PRIX
Who: Junior Achievement
When: Saturday, August 27
10:00am to 5:30pm
Where: Baer Field Speedway
Info: Fundraiser
Admission is free for everyone
Contact: Stephen Hilker
260-484-2543
LITTLE RIVER WETLANDS GUIDE TRAINING
Who: Little River Wetlands
When: Tuesday, August 23
1pm to 3pm
Saturday, August 27
9am to Noon
Info: Consider experiencing the joys of working in nature, for nature, with people who love nature.
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
260-478-2515
ELMHURST CLASS REUNION
Who: Class of 1961
When: Saturday
September 10
6:30pm
Where: Don Hall’s Guesthouse
1313 W. Washington Rd.
Info: Elmhurst High School
1961 grads are welcome to purchase their dinner and reflect on the past fifty years
RSVP’s encouraged
Contact:
Roxann Robinette Mosley
260-458-9797 or 260-804-1840
ACCEPTING APPS FOR VOLUNTEER EMTS & FIREFIGHTERS
Who: Poe Volunteer Fire Department
When: Mon, Wed, Fri
7am – 7pm
Where: 3619 E. Yoder Rd.
Info: Accepting volunteers
Contact: Stop by the office
403-1041
1986 CLASS REUNION
Who: Wayne H.S.
When: Saturday, August 13
7pm
Where: Covington Bar & Grill
6330 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Info:
Tickets need to be purchased
Cost: $25
Contact: Vincent Reyes
817-456-1866
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who:
Little River Wetlands Project
When:  Tuesdays
9am – 11am
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
478-2515
HONOR THE SPECIAL VETERAN IN YOUR LIFE!
Who:
Korean War Veterans Assn
Info: Memorial Day & Fathers Day honor a veteran in your life with a brick engraved with his name and placed on O’ Day Rd.
Contact: Ron Barnhart
260-493-7569
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 Drive
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104 or
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
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
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
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 month
7pm
For more information:
486-3912
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 at 260-415-7741
SOUTH SIDE BUSINESS GROUP MEETING
When: August 25 at 5:30p
Where: Atz’s Ice Cream – South Anthony
Info: Meet the city leaders and candidates for city council districts 4, 5, 6, mayoral and more. If time permits, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

 

 

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