November 6, 2015 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Sat, Nov. 7, 6a– 10a
Where:
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-Will donation
Contact: 260-410-0497

BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL- OPEN HOUSE
When: Wednesday, Nov. 18
6:30p- 8:30p
Where: Bishop Luers High School, 333 East Paulding Road, Cafeteria
Why: To welcome all prospective families interested in learning more about Bishop Luers High School
Add’l: All are welcome! Come check us out!
Meet the faculty & staff and tour the school. Learn about our clubs, athletics, performing arts, and our superior college preparatory academics!
Breakout Sessions will include information on Financial Aid, Special Education/Exceptional Learners and College & Career Readiness.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Jenny Andorfer at jandorfer@bishopluers.org or 456-1261 ext 3141

KAREN’S KITCHEN DONUTS
When: Sat, Nov. 14
6a– 10a
Where:
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free Will donation
Contact: Pre-order
410-0497

HARVEST DINNER & BAZAAR
When: Sat, Nov. 21, 4:30- 7p
Where: Ossian United Methodist Church
201 W. Mill Street
Add’l: Baked steak or ham dinner. Carry-out available.
Cost: Adults $9
Children 5-10 $5
4 & under free
Contact: Presale tickets are available by stopping by or calling the church office Mon- Thurs 8a- 3p
(260) 622-4326

TURKEY BINGO!
Who: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel School Athletic Boosters
When: Sun, Nov. 15
Doors open at 2p
Games start at 2:30p
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Hall/South end of campus off Hwy 27 South
Why: Athletic Booster Fundraiser
Add’l: Prizes: Cash, Gift Cards & Turkeys
Bring a canned food item & receive chance to win a gift card. Concessions available.
Cost: Play all incl./admission $25 or $5 admission
Contact: Maria Parsenow
447-0591

NON-PARISHIBLE
FOOD DRIVE
When: Now through Christmas
Who: Local Waynedale Kids/ Melinda’s Balloons & Gifts
Where: Drop-off at 6720 Old Trail Road
Add’l: We will be making food baskets for families in need throughout the holidays and need non-parishible food items donated.
Contact: Melinda
(260) 445-4273

ACCEPTING ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME APPLICATIONS
When: Before Nov. 17
Add’l: Wayne HS Athletic Dept. is accepting applications for their Athletic Hall of Fame. Nomination forms, requirements and instructions can be found at www.wayne-athletics.com or by stopping by the athletic office at Wayne HS.
Contact: Gary Raber
(260) 467-6432
gary.raber@fwcs.k12.in.us

ANNUAL FALL
AUTHOR FAIR
Who: Book lovers and aspiring authors
When: Sat., Nov. 14, 1- 4p
Where: Main LIbrary
900 Library Plaza
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Why: A chance to chat with published authors, buy their books and attend panel discussions.
Add’l: Free gift wrapping will be available. A percentage of sales will go to the Friends of the Allen County Public Library. Panels for those interested in writing a book are in Meeting Room B/C:
1:00 pm – DIY:
Successful Self-Publishing
2:00 pm – Write on!
Steps to Fabulous Fiction
3:00 pm – Get Real: Writing the Real Stuff (Nonfiction)
No registration required to attend panels.
Cost: Free
Contact: Trish Downey or Megan Bell at Main Library/Readers Services at 421-1235

DANIEL QUINN & MARK STACHOFSKY IN CONCERT
When: Sun., Nov. 22, 2pm
Where: Wunderkammer Co. Art Gallery
3402 Fairfield Ave.
Add’l: Join us for a concert of classical voice and guitar music at Wunderkammer Art Gallery. Program will feature music by DeFalla, Seiber, Schubert, Foster, Dowland and Purcell, as well as Solo Guitar works by Albeniz, Sor and Tarrega. Website is: www.danquinnguitar.com
Cost: $20
Contact: 260-744-5780

HENRY KEEFER SCHOLARSHIP EXAM FOR INCOMING FRESHMAN
When: Sat, Nov. 14
8a- 11:30a
Where:
Bishop Luers High School
333 East Paulding Road
Cafeteria
Why: Entrance and placement exam for all incoming freshman
Add’l: *No pre-registration required; no testing fee. Students should only bring a few pencils.Any current 8th grade student who wishes to attend Bishop Luers in the fall of 2017 will be required to take the exam. This is not only a placement exam, but also an opportunity for scholarships.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Jenny Andorfer at jandorfer@bishopluers.org or 456-1261 ext 3141

CHRISTMAS AT HOME WITH THE SWINNEY SISTERS
When: Open on Dec. 4, 2p- 4p
Dec. 5 11a- 1p, 2p- 4p
Where: 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
What: The Settlers will have Fort Wayne’s elegantly decorated Historic Swinney Homestead for “’Christmas at Home’ with the Swinney Sisters”. Guests are invited to bring their friends to celebrate the Christmas spirit and take refreshment of syllabub, delicious sweets and savories, and a pot of tea.
Cost: $20; prepaid reservations (260)747-1229 and (260)747-1501
Proceeds support maintenance and restoration of the Homestead.

FALL 4 MAKING WORKSHOPS @ TEKVENTURE
When: Saturdays
Oct. 10-Nov. 21
9a- Noon & 1-4p
Where: 1800 Broadway @ Swinney Streets, just South of the old GE factory.
Add’l: Saturday hands-on, hot-to workshops exploring a wide range of tools and techniques for making things, including 3D printing, machining, electronics, quilting, woodsmithing, welding & more.
Cost:
Most workshops $30. Members receive 20% discount
Contact: 432-1095 or www.tekventure.org/workshops

SALUTE TO THE
ARMED FORCES
When: Fri., Nov. 6, 7p
Who: Wayne HS/New Tech Academy Players
Where: Wayne HS Auditorium
Add’l: The musical salute will feature the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and recognition of the U.S. Cost Guard. The Wayne HS JROTC will join with a tribute to the MIA and POW veterans. Our students respectfully request your attendance, to help celebrate and remember Veterans Day.
Cost: Tickets are $8 for adults. Children (under 12 years) and veterans free of charge.

BISHOP FAMILY BENEFIT
When: Sat., Nov. 7, 5:30p
Where: Calvary UMC
6301 Winchester Road
Add’l: Join us for a family fun night of great food, live entertainment and silent auction to help raise money for the Bishop family expenses. Dinner Menu: Steak, Baked Potato, Salad, Desert & Drink.
Contact: For dinner reservations, please call church office (260) 747-9218

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
Who: Peace United
Church of Christ
When: Sat., Nov. 15, 9a- 3p
Where: 9123 Aboite Cntr. Rd.
Why: Proceeds go to Food Resource Bank
Add’l: For table reservations: Diana 260-432-6369
cell 260-431-7183
Bake Sale and Food Available
Public Welcome!
Come and Enjoy!
Cost: $15 per table & $5 for electricity if needed
Contact: Diana 260-432-6369 or cell 260-431-7183

HOLIDAY BAZAAR
Who: American Legion
Post 241 Auxiliary
When: Sat., Nov. 21; 9a- 3p
Where: 7605 Bluffton Road
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 or
Karen 580-4546

WINTER BLUEGRASS ACOUSTIC JAMS
Who: Northern IN Bluegrass
When: Sunday, 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 until 6p
Cost: free
Contact: 260-432-4485

FISH FRY
Who: Fort Wayne Sport Club
When:
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

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thur., Nov. 12, 2p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
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
260-747-5529

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thurs 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.
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886

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

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

EMBROIDERER’S GUILD OF AMERICA
Who:
Fort Wayne Area Chapter
Why: Teaching program &/or stitching time
Contact: Karen Aiken
748-4078

When: 3rd Mon of month
9:30a
Where: Downtown
Main Library
900 Library Plaza
Depending on room availability
Meeting Room C or 2nd floor Business Tech Room

When: 2nd Mon of month
6:30p
Where: Georgetown Library
6600 E. State St.

When: 4th Mon of month
5:30p
Where: The Friendly Fox
4001 South Wayne St.

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

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

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

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
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