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When: Sat, Aug. 1
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-Will donation
QUILT SHOW &
Who: Pieceful Quilters
When: Quilt Show
August 4, 5, 6 & 7
Showcase August 7 only
Where: Monroeville Branch Allen County Public Library
Why: Display of quilts made by members and their families
Add’l: Hand Made and Machine Made Quilts will be on display. On Friday, the showcase will offer quilts, handmade items, fabric, books, gifts and other items whch can be purchased
Cost: Quilt Show is free
WANT TO HONOR
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
WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY PICNIC
When: August 22, 10a- 3p
Where: Waynedale Park, Intersection of 2900 Koons and Elzey Street- just off of Lower Huntington Road.
What: The Waynedale Community is celebrating the 13th year of its annual Waynedale Community Picnic. The picnic is a family friendly event that has been a long-standing tradition in the Waynedale community, drawing over 1,500 attendees yearly. This year’s picnic is presented by The Waynedale News, Circle City Audio and Hanson Aggregates and made possible by over a hundred local businesses and organizations who have donated to the community event. This year there will be a live family friendly performance by local band “Loudmouth Soup.” There will be free lunch and snacks. Fun to be had with bingo, kids games, inflatable obstacle course, appearances from our local police, EMT and fire departments, crafts, face painting, vendors and more. Come join us for a day full of excitement, food, games and music for all ages!
Cost: Event is FREE to residents in the Waynedale area
Contact: www.waynedale.com/picnic For more information or general questions, or if you are interested in volunteering please contact Megan Ryan @ (260) 609-2897 or email@example.com
When: Every 2nd Tuesday
Where: Riverbend Health Care
LEFT-FEST FORT WAYNE
When: Thursday, Aug 13 1-7PM
Where: 4005 South Wayne Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Why: To celebrate the contributions and talents of left-handers while raising funds to benefit the Allen County SPCA
Add’l: The 3rd annual local celebration of International Left-hander’s Day includes a reading of the Bill of Lefts, trivia contest, cornhole competition, Lefty’s Got Talent”, caricatures and a concert by People’s Choice Winner Hubie Ashcraft. All events are free. A Chinese auction will benefit the ACSPCA.
Contact: Lois Levihn 260-515-9446, firstname.lastname@example.org
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, Aug. 13, 2p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd, 46819
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! www.waynedale.com/business
Contact: Jordan Cornwell
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
20TH ANNUAL TRADITIONAL
Who: Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow wow
When: August 7th, 8th, 9th
Where: Morsches Park, Columbia City, IN 46725
Why: Celebrating our ancestors in song and dance
Add’l: 32 vendors with native American crafts, food and products. 8/7 free concert open at 5pm 7pm Adam Strack and Mike Mowry. 8/8 & 8/9 open at 10am Living Native History open all day. Soarin’ Hawk Raptors, silent aucton, Grand entry at 1pm & 6pm, dancers and singers. 8/9 Children’s Day 11am-4pm. Scholarship auction at 10:30am. Grand entry at 12 noon, dancers and singers
Cost: $4.00, children under 12 are free
Contact: 260-244-7702 www.miamipowwow.org
WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL 40-YEAR REUNION
When: Sat., Aug. 1
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
Cost: $50 pp
Contact: Larry Owen @ SWFD2589@gmail.com
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thursday of month
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.
EMBROIDERER’S GUILD OF AMERICA
Fort Wayne Area Chapter
Why: Teaching program &/or stitching time
Contact: Karen Aiken
When: 3rd Mon of month
900 Library Plaza
Depending on room availability
Meeting Room C or 2nd floor Business Tech Room
When: 2nd Mon of month
Where: Georgetown Library
6600 E. State St.
When: 4th Mon of month
Where: The Friendly Fox
4001 South Wayne St.
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
When: Every Thursday
6p to 7p
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Waynewood Inn
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
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
5p – 7p
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Second and Last
Sun of month
12:30p until close
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
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