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LAKESHORES ASSOCIATION-WIDE GARAGE SALES
Who: Lakeshores Community Association
When: September 25 & 26
Where: Lakeshores Addition in Waynedale, West & East.
“HOW TO AVOID IDENTITY THEFT” LUNCH & LEARN
When: Thurs, Oct. 8
What: Fraud and Scams: How to avoid identity theft seminar, presented by Bruce Muller from the Office of The Indiana Attorney General.
Where: Kingston Residence 7515 Winchester Road
Contact: Please RSVP to
(260) 415-7741 or email@example.com
When: Sat, Oct. 1, 6a– 10a
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-Will donation
TRUNK OR TREAT
When: Sat, Oct. 24
What: Kingston Residence Hosts Trunk or Treat. Sponsored by Waynedale Area Businesses to Benefit the Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative.
Where: 7515 Winchester Road
Contact: (260) 415-7741
SUBWAY WAYNEDALE SIDEWALKS & TRAILS FUNDRAISER
When: Thurs, Oct. 29, 5-8p
What: Subway will be donating 10% of food sales to the Waynedale Sidewalks & Trails Initiative.
4935 Bluffton Road
Fort Wayne (next to Shell)
Why: We are a group working towards adding sidewalks, trails and trail connections. Comprised of community members, our mission is to provide safe walking and cycling for the residents of Waynedale; encouraging a healthy lifestyle while creating opportunities for pedestrians to patronize our local businesses.
MEMORIES OF THE KING & DIAMOND DINNER & SHOW
Who: American Legion Post #241 Auxiliary
When: Sat, Oct. 24
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Why: Proceeds go to various charities
Add’l: Solitary Tribute featuring Brent A. Cooper. Don’t miss this great event. Dinner from 4:30-6:30p.
Elvis from 7-8p and Neil Diamond from 8:30-9:30p
For tickets call the American Legion #241 at 260-747-7851. Public Welcome!
Cost: $25 per person
Contact: American Legion 747-7851
Who: American Legion
Post #241 Auxiliary
When: Sat., Nov. 21
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Why: All proceeds to various charities
Add’l: Last year was a great success. Make your reservations today.
Food will be available plus there will be a Bake Sale. Public Welcome!
Cost: $15 per table $5 for electricity
Contact: Diana 432-6369
DEER RIDGE HOLLY DAYS CRAFT SHOW
Who: Deer Ridge
When: Sat., October 17, 9a- 3p
Where: Deer Ridge Elementary School
1515 S. Scott Road
(near Illinois Road)
Why: To Raise Funds for Students
Add’l: The Deer Ridge Elementary School Parent-Teacher Club is proud to present the largest holiday craft shows and sale in Northeast Indiana. This year’s 26th annual “HOLLY DAYS CRAFT SHOW” will open its doors to thousands of eager shoppers. Once again, thousands of holiday and craft lovers are expected to roam the halls of Deer Ridge Elementary School, which will be filled with nearly 200 tables of homemade craft items. Vendors from all across Indiana as well as surrounding states will have tables ready for shoppers to browse and buy. A silent auction and bake sale will also be on site, and Big Eyed Fish will be offering lunch.
The Annual Holly Days Craft Show is a fundraiser for the Deer Ridge Elementary Parent Teacher Club (PTC). All funds raised go to support the improvement of children’s education.
Contact: Kim Martinez
Who: Peace United Church of Christ
When: Sat., Nov. 15, 9a- 3p
Where: 9123 Aboite Center Rd
Why: Proceeds go to Food Resource Bank
Add’l: For table reservations: Diana 260-432-6369
Bake Sale and Food Available.
Come and Enjoy!
Cost: $15 per table & $5 for electricity if needed
Contact: Diana 260-432-6369
“$50- $75- $100- SOLD”
What: Live auction with the “Singing” auctioneer, plus a silent auction
When:Tues., Oct, 27, 11:30a- 1p
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Where: Orchard Ridge CC
4531 Lwr Huntington Road
Reservations by Oct. 20
Where: Pheasant Run & Mariners Ridge!
When: Saturday, October 3
Add’l: Behind Wayne High School, off Dunkleberg Road. Some sales also Friday.
WINTER BLUEGRASS ACOUSTIC JAMS
Who: Northern IN Bluegrass
When: Oct. 18 & Nov. 15
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
Why: Bring your stringed instrument and join in!
Add’l: Food & drinks are available.
Jams generally start around 1p and last until 6p
3RD ANNUAL ALLEN CO. FAIRGROUNDS CRAFT BAZAAR
When: Sat, Oct. 24
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds , 2726 Carroll Rd
Cost: Free Admisson and Parking
Contact: For more information or to rent a booth contact Chad
What: Chili Cook-off benefiting the Allen County SPCA. Come out to sample lots of mouth-watering chili.
When: Sat., Sept. 26
6315 Illinois Road (at I-69)
Why: Fundraiser for Allen County SPCA
Add’l: Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/doggonebestchili
Cost: $5 for adults
Children under 10 are free
Contact: Linda Hoffman (260)396-2682
FORT WAYNE HOBBY & COLLECTIBLES SHOW
When: Sun., Sept. 27
Where: Classic Cafe
Add’l: The Hobby show is back!
Find vintage and new toys, comic books, sport and non sport cards, TV & movie memorabilia, models, magazines, coins, games, and more!
Going on right next door is the Vinyl Record and CD show! We really want to make Fort Wayne a place where families can enjoy some local venues to look, buy or bring your stuff to sell and see if we can make a deal! www.facebook.com/events/907164886022549/
Contact: Vince Paris firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Sat., Sept. 26, 6p
Doors open, 7p
Dinner: Kasseler Rippchen (Smoked Pork Chops, potatoes, sauerkraut, and peas)
8p A short concert by the Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor, German Singalong and Gemütlicheit.
Add’l: Open to the public. Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor. www.fortwaynemaennerchor.com
Cost: No Entry fee
Dinner – $10
Children 12 or under – $7
Where: PARK EDELWEISS, 3355 Elmhurst Drive
Contact: Carol (260) 459-2225 email@example.com
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
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
When: First Thurs of month
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
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