COMMUNITY CALENDAR 06/15/12

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BUILD ROBOTS
THIS SUMMER
Who: Canterbury School
When: June 18 – 22
1pm – 4pm
Where: Canterbury School
Cost: $175
Info: For ages 7-12.
Students work in small groups to build different robotic creations, testing for speed, strength & endurance in sumo battles, tugs-of-war & distance & obstacle courses.
Contact: Karen Belcher
260-436-8786 x 2033

AUXILLARY
PIZZA NIGHT
Who: Amer Legion Post #241
When: June 16
5pm – 8pm
Where: Post #241
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Info: 12” Pizza
anyway you like it
Preorders accepted.
Entertainment 7pm – 10pm
Contact: 432-6369

ALR BENEFIT RIDE
Who: Waynedale Post #241
When: Saturday, June 23
4pm
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Info:
Cookout begins around 4pm
Pull tabs tickets & more entertainment: The Little Monsters
Contact: 260-747-7851

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

GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
Who: Phil’s Hobby Shop
When: Saturday, July 7
10am – 8pm
Where:
3938 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Cost: Free
Info: Ribbon cutting, food, cake, giveaways, live music & classic car cruise-in
Contact: 260-426-5056

VOICES OF UNITY “ DEFENDING THE GOLD CHAMPIONSHIP”
Where:
Renaissance Pointe YMCA
Cost: $10 online
early bird special
$15 at door
Info: Zumbathon
Fundraising event!
Purchase tickets online at danceforyou.evenbrite.com
Contact: Tawnia Gaskill
410-6745
YMCA
447-4567

CASINO BUS TRIP
Who: SW Conservation Club
When: Saturday
June 16
11:00AM – 7:00PM
Where: Hoosier Park Casino
Anderson, IN
Cost: $20
$10 download & $10 for lunch
Info: Also Flea Market
June 23 & Oct. 27
Contact: Call Phyllus
260-456-7662

SUPPORT GROUP
Who: Fathers United for Equal Rights
When: 2nd & 4th Mondays
7:30pm
Where: IHOP on Coliseum
Info: Support group for divorce, paternity, visitation, support and custody
Contact: Bob Fraser
260-493-9788

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

PAPER GATOR
RECYCLE BIN
Who: Avalon Food Pantry
When: Now!
Where: 1500 Lower Huntington Rd.
Church office
Cost: Free
Info: Help the food pantry
We will receive payment for paper.
Accepted: Newspaper, mail, office paper, phone books, magazines, paper books, catalogues, computer paper, all kinds of paper!
NO grocery bags or cardboard.
Contact: 747-1531
or 414-8391

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
poefireems@gmail.com
403-1041

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison
Laura Chatham

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