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“HARRY POTTER & THE OBNOXIOUS VOICE” DINNER THEATER & SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER
Who: Scout Troop #460
When: Sat., Feb. 13
(doors open at 6:30pm)
Where: Covenant United Methodist Church
10001 N. Coldwater Rd.,
Fort Wayne, IN, 46825
Why: Scouts earn their way to scouting adventures at Philmont Scout Ranch and Camp Chief Little Turtle.
Add’l: In this comedy performed by scouts and siblings, Harry notices strange changes at Hogwarts, Ron spills his potion on Snape, time is twisting, Dumbledore loses his lunch ticket, and the House Elves whisper about “The Master”.
Cost: $25, or $40 per couple, purchased in advance.
Contact: Get tickets at www.troop460.net or
(260) 490-9636, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
Where: Waynewood Inn
FOOD FOR SHOES FUNDRAISER
When: Thurs., Feb. 11
Where: Waynedale Elementary School
7201 Elzey Street
What: The Waynedale Lions Club presents “Food For Shoes,” a fish dinner fundraiser.
Each adult dinner sold will purchase a pair of shoes for a child in need.
Event will feature a fish dinner with 2 sides, a roll and a drink. There will also be a bake sale for dessert items.
Why: This fundraiser is being held to help the growing need of families with children who cannot afford essential school supplies, specifically shoes.
Cost: Each adult dinner sold will purchase a pair of shoes for a child in need.
Adult Meal $10 (presale), or $12 at the door
Child’s meal $6.50
Presale tickets can be purchased at The Jim Springer Elder Law Office, The Waynedale News or Waynedale Elementary.
Contact: The Waynedale Lions Club www.waynedale.com/lions or Jim Springer (260) 747-7224.
MEMORY LOSS, DEMENTIA & ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE EDUCATION
When: February 17
Peace Lutheran Church
4900 Fairfield Ave.
Add’l: If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment & much more! Lunch will be provided.
Contact: Please RSVP to the Helpline 1 (800) 272-3900
TRACK AUCTION – ADAMS COUNTY HORSE & PONY CLUB
When: Feb. 20, 5pm
Where: 4-H Expo Hall
Fair grounds in Monroe
Why: All proceeds go towards maintaining the horse and pony area on the fair grounds and end of the year awards for the members.
Add’l: The fair grounds are east of Adams Central High School
Contact: Todd Krueckeberg 639-3798
JIMMIE SCHINDLER – BOOK READING
When: Tues., Feb. 23
Where: Main Allen County Public Library
Meeting Room A
Add’l: The founder of Bandido’s, Jimmie Schindler, entertained his readers for years, with his ‘Schindler Sez’ newspaper column. now, he will read some poems from his new poetry book. Interspersed among the poetry readings will be humorous stories and witty sayings that are uniquely “Shindlerish.”
“A HEART WELCOME” LUNCHEON
What: Shelly Randolph who will serenade us with her beautiful music.
When: Feb. 23
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Where: Orchard Ridge CC
4531 Lwr Huntington Road
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
Reservations by Feb. 16
Who: Fort Wayne Sport Club
When: Feb. 26, & March 25
4:30pm – 7pm
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, March 10
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
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
9am – 11am
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
When: Every Thursday
6pm to 7pm
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues., 7am
FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10am – 4pm
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
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6pm
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
5pm – 7pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association