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When: Oct. 22, 7p
Where: Indiana Wesleyan University-Fort Wayne
Add’l: A workshop on vaccinations will be presented by Dr. David Murdock of Murdock Nutritional Healing on Thursday, October 22, 7p at Indiana Wesleyan University, Fort Wayne. Call Dr. Murdock’s office at (260) 459-6160 to reserve your place. Limited seating is available. There is no charge for this seminar. Come find out more information on the history and safety of vaccinations!
TRUNK OR TREAT
When: Sat., Oct. 24, 10-11a
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
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
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
(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. 24th
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 – 6:30.
Elvis from 7 -8
Neil Diamond 8:30 – 9:30. For tickets call the American Legion #241
Cost: $25 per person
Contact: Am. Legion #241 747-7851
FAIRFIELD CLEANUP DAYS
When: October 24 & 25, Noon to 4pm
Add’l: This is a great way for you and your family to get involved in the community! We have planned to cleanup along Fairfield North starting at Lwr. Huntington Road intersection. Cleanup includes trash pickup, weed-wacking & trimming, painting guard rail, and general aesthetic improvement along the road and trail. Come out one or both days to help.
Contact: Camille 260-747-1523 (work) for more details.
THE BIG SIT BIRD COUNT
When: Sun., Oct. 11
Where: Fox Island County Park Nature Center
Bird food donations are welcome (optional)
Add’l: We will be conducting a bird count on the back deck of the Fox Island nature center.
The public is invited to attend.
No fees, but donations of bird food (peanuts and suet) are welcome and appreciated!
Snacks and drinks provided by Stockbridge Audubon Society and the Fox Island Alliance. Free-will donations to Stockbridge Audubon are appreciated 260-449-3246
Who: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel School Athletic Boosters
When: Sun., October 18
Doors open at 2p
Games start at 2:30p
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Hall/ South end of campus off Hwy 27 South
Athletic Booster Fundraiser
Add’l: $25 Play all package includes: admission, dauber, 8-4 regular bingo games and 2 specials or $5 admission, free dauber, single 4 sheet boards for $4, specials one board $1. …concessions available, must be 18 to play. Pull tabs & 50/50 raffle.
Cost: Play all incl./admission $25 or $5 admission
Contact: Maria Parsenow
“$50- $75- $100- SOLD”
What: Live auction with the “Singing” auctioneer, plus a silent auction
When: Oct, 27
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Where: Orchard Ridge CC
4531 Lwr Huntington Road
Reservations By Oct. 20, to
THREE RIVERS GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
2726 Carroll Road
When: Fri, Oct. 16
Sat, Oct. 17
Sun, Oct. 18
Add’l: 54th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show at the Allen County Fairgrounds.
Attractions: gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry dealers, lapidary arts demonstrations, Viking Knit classes, exhibits, geode cracker, gem sluice, kid’s games, door prizes, silent auction, fluorescence room, touch ‘n feel table, mineral ID, speakers Saturday
Cost: Adults $5
Children 12 and under free
FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
5p – 7p
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Peace United
Church of Christ
When: Sat., Nov. 15
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 or cell 260-431-7183
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
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, Helen 747-6773
Who: Fort Wayne Sport Club
When: Oct. 23, Jan. 22, Feb. 26, March 25
4:30p – 7p
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave.
Cost: $9 adults,
4 children 6-10
6& under free
What: Includes fish, potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, roll & dessert
Contact: Phil at 515-1695
WINTER BLUEGRASS ACOUSTIC JAMS
Who: Northern Indiana 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
ALLEN CO. FAIRGROUNDS
When: Sat, Oct. 24; 9a– 2p
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
2726 Carroll Road
Cost: Free Admisson and Parking
Contact: For more Information or to rent a booth
Please contact Chad
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
November 12, 2pm
Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton 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! www.waynedale.com/business
Contact: Jordan Cornwell
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
When: Every 2nd Tuesday
Riverbend Health Care
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
Where: Waynewood Inn
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
9a – 11a
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
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