December 18, 2015 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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WAYNEDALE HOLIDAY TROLLEY TOUR
W/ SANTA
When: Sat., Dec. 19, 3-6p
Where: Post 241
7605 Bluffton Road
Add’l: Bring your camera for a Meet & Greet with Santa! Then Take a tour through the decorated corridors of the business district and neighborhoods of Waynedale on the Holiday Trolley. Organized by The Waynedale Community Improvement Team, sponsored by American Legion Post #241.
Cost: Free Admission
Donations appreciated!

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST
When:
Now Through Christmas
Add’l: Tour Waynedale, Vote For Your Favorite Decorations & Win!
A fun family activity this year!
Take a tour of Waynedale and choose your favorite decorated businesses. Complete the form and drop it off at any participating business to enter the raffle to win some great items provided by Waynedale businesses! FIND ad in this newspaper for more details.

FORT WAYNE BALLERS
What: Open Gym Workout
Boys 3rd-6th Grade
When: Every Tues. & Fri. 4:30-7:30p
Where:
Bethlehem Lutheran School
3706 S. Anthony Blvd.
Add’l: Also, January tryouts for AAU Basketball
Contact: Coach Scott
260-804-7122

TEKVENTURE – SATURDAY SAMPLERS
When: Dec. 19; 10a- 2p
What: Sample one or more workshops in 3D printing, wood or metal machining, laser cutting, sewing, injection molding, vacuum forming, electronics, welding or robotics.
Add’l: Gift memberships available offering 20% discount on January – March Making It Thru Winter Workshops.
Cost: $5 – $10 donation
Contact: www.tekventure.org or call 260.432.1095

NON-PARISHABLE
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-parishable food items donated.
Contact: Melinda
(260) 445-4273

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:
Thursday, January 14, 2p
Where: 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
260-747-5529

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

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

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tues., 7a
Contact:
James Lambert
747-7907

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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
Camille Garrison

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