JULY 3, 2015 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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FLEA MARKET
When: July 11 8a-3p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd
Add’l: Avon, Perfectly Posh, handmade quilts, soaps, and jewelry, tools, antiques, and collectibles!
Cost: $10 space
$5 per table
Contact:
Jill Chadwick 241-8617

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER INITIAL MEETING
When: Thursday, July 9
2p
Where:
Waynedale Public  Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Why: For the improvement of the community, we give the business leaders (and the ‘Waynedale business district’) a voice to petition the city for improvements; a general members meeting time and date to discuss problems in our area, and a way to meet and greet your business neighbors. Organizing ourselves to work together is the first step to create great things!
Contact: Alex Cornwell
260-747-4535

KAREN’S KITCHEN DONUTS
When: Sat., July 18
6a– 10a
Where:
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free Will donation
Contact: Pre-order
410-0497

Sponsorship Deadline for the Waynedale Community Picnic
When: Fri., July 10, 2015, 5p
Where: Waynedale Park, intersection of 2900 Koons and Elzey Street. Just off of Lower Huntington Road.
What: Community looking for sponsors for the upcoming picnic. Open to the public, this year’s picnic will be held on Sat., August 22. The picnic is a family friendly event, drawing over 1,500 attendees. This year we plan to have a free lunch and snacks, bingo, kids games, inflatable rides, live music, kids activities and crafts, vendors and more. Come join us for a day full of excitement, food, games and music for all ages!
Cost: We have a variety of sponsorship packages and vendor openings. (Event is FREE to the public)
Contact: www.waynedale.com/picnic For more information, inquiries about sponsorship, general questions, or if you are interested in volunteering please contact Megan Ryan @ (260) 609-2897 or waynedalepicnic@gmail.com

COMMUNITY BINGO
When: Every 2nd Tuesday
2p
Where:
Riverbend Health Care
Cost: Free
Contact: 260-747-7435

“CELEBRATE AMERICA” LUNCHEON & PROGRAM
What: A sing along of patriotic songs with Andy Boyer playing the piano. Andy just graduated from the 8th grade.
When: Tuesday, July 28
11:30a- 1p
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Where: Orchard Ridge CC
4531 Lwr Huntington Road
Add’l:
Reservations by July 21
Meridith 672-3414
Babysitting available
Stonecroft Ministries

WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL 40-YEAR REUNION
When: Sat., Aug. 1
6-11p
Where: Hilton Garden Inn
8615 US Hwy 24
Fort Wayne 46804
Add’l: Pre-paid checks (with “reunion” in memo line)
Mail to: Marcia Owen
912 Lighthouse Court
Fort Wayne, 46819
Cost covers Italian buffet
Keith Birdwell’s band
Cash bar
Cost: $50 pp
Contact: Larry Owen @ SWFD2589@gmail.com

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thursday of month
6:30p
Where: Community Center
233 W. Main Street
What: We are a non-profit, public charity that collects and gives away teddy bears and other stuffed animals to those in need.
We do this all year and always need new or gently used animals of all types.
All donations may be tax deductible on your personal income tax and are greatly appreciated.
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886

FREE COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH
When: July 14th at noon
Where: Waynedale Kroger/Public Service Credit Union Parking Lot
Who: Everyone
Why: Because we care about our community.
Add’l: Join us for a free hotdog or hamburger lunch. Organized by Waynedale Baptist Church.
Cost: Free
Contact: 260-747-5400

ATTENTION VETERANS
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
9a
Where: Waynewood Inn
Contact: Traci
710-3012

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luers High School
333 E. Paulding Rd.
Cost: Tax receipt will be provided for each gown or dress brought in
Info: We are collecting formal wear that we will resell for $25
With each gown sold, pointers and signs of what to look for in an abusive relationship will be attached.
All monies collected will be used to Domestic Violence organization, bring in speakers to share their stories and purchase educational materials to use in the classroom.
Contact: Joni Kuhn
260-615-4831

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 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
414-8391

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When: Tuesdays
9a – 11a
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
478-2515

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

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10a – 4p
Where: Drop off donations
3636 Illinois Rd.
Complimentary pick up service for large items
Info: Accepting bed linens, blankets and kitchen and bath towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting household furnishing, pictures and knick-knacks
Contact: 260-471-5802 x 1

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
HARMONY CHORUS
When: Mondays
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104
townsofharmony.org

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
Who:
Alzheimers Association
When: First Thurs of month
10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
4p – 6p
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

THE KOREAN WAR
VETERANS ASSN.
Who: Korean War
Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly
Second Sat
10a
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Waynewood Inn
Bluffton Road
When: Tuesdays
7a
Contact:
Ron Perkins
747-6186

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6p
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings
This is the place to begin!

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon of month
7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 639-0549

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
5p – 7p
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Second and Last
Sun of month
12:30p until close
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9a–10a
Where: Chik-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Contact: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison
Laura Chatham

WANT TO HONOR
A VETERAN?
Who:
Korean War Veterans Association
Indiana Chapter One
Info: You can do so by placing a Memorial brick on the beautiful walkway Shrine on O’Day Road in Fort Wayne
Contact: Ron
260-493-7569

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