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EASTER IN WAYNEDALE
When: Sat. March 26
Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10a sharp!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: No RSVP required. Kids bring baskets, parents bring camera for pictures with the Easter bunny.
Organized by the Waynedale Community Improvement Team
TREK AT THE POINTE
When: Sat., April 16th
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Road
What: 6.5 mile Bike (tentatively through Foster Park toward Downtown) or 2-mile Walk to Tillman Park.
Cost: Free Event
PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING
BLUFFTON ROAD TRAILS
When: April 21, 6p
Waynedale Public Library
Add’l: The City will be hosting a public information meeting in hearing more about the Bluffton Road Trails Project.
KINGSTON’S 8TH ANNUAL TASTE OF WAYNEDALE
When: Tues., March 22
Where: Mount Calvary Family Life Center
$15 in Advance
$20 Day of
Contact: Call 747-1523 to RSVP or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Add’l: Proceeds to benefit Honor Flight Northeast Indiana and Community Harvest Food Bank
ALL YOU CAN EAT
When: Friday, March 11
Where: 7001 Old Trail Road
Why: Fundraiser in support of the staff and volunteers of the Southwest Allen County Fire District
Add’l: Meal includes Fish, fries, coleslaw, roll & drink.
Served at the Firestation.
Cost: $9 for adults
$4 for kids 10 & under
Contact: Jason Thackrey
SAUSAGE & PANCAKE BRUNCH
When: Sun., March 20
Where: Poe Fire Station
Add’l: Poe Volunteer Fire Department whole hog sausage & pancake brunch. Proceeds going towards new equipment and building maintenance.
Cost: Adults $7.50
Children 6-12 $4
under 6 Free
When: March 11, 9a- 4p
March 12, 9a-?
Where: Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.
Add’l: Furniture, Collectibles, Glassware, Sporting Goods, Electronics, Books, Movies, Music, Clothing & Much More!
GRAND GARAGE SALE
When: Sat., March 19
Where: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton gym
10650 Aboite Center Road
Why: Sale is a fundraising event for Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School 7th graders in support of their 8th grade trip to Chicago.
Add’l: The Grand Garage Sale will offer clothing, toys, kitchen and household items, linens, furniture, bicycles and more.
Visitors can park in the Aboite Center Road parking lot and enter through Door #28.
26TH ANNUAL GATHERING OF QUILTERS
When: March 19, 8a-4p
Where: Wayne High School 9100 Winchester Road
Who: Appleseed Quilters Guild, Inc., a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.
What: A Celebration of International Quilting Day. Over 700 quilters will gather to Celebrate International Quilting Day. Nationally known quilting teacher/lecturer/fabric designer, Pat Sloan will speak. A quilt display, show and tell, vendor mall and quilt related services will be offered.
Cost: Day of Show: $15/person (does not include lunch or door prize opportunities).
Goodie bags and commemorative pins will be available while supplies last.
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
SETTLERS HISTORY TOUR & LUNCH
What: History Tour of the Thomas and Lucy Swinney House and the Allen County Court House
When: April 6, 10a -2p
Add’l: The program, led by educator Linda Huge, begins at the Swinney Homestead, 1424 West Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne
Luncheon will be served at the Swinney House by Settler members
Following lunch, guests will depart from the Swinney House and meet at the Allen County Courthouse
715 S. Calhoun Street
Proceeds from this event support Fort Wayne’s Historic Swinney Homestead
Reservations payment must be received by March 30
Contact: (260) 492-8584
Settlers, Inc. www.settlersinc.org
UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA-RELATED BEHAVIOR
When: Tuesday, March 15
St. Aloysius Church
14623 Bluffton Road (Yoder)
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!
Contact: Please RSVP to the Helpline 1 (800) 272-3900
Fort Wayne Sport Club
When: Friday, March 25
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
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, April 14
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
COIN & CURRENCY SHOW
Who: Old Fort Coin Club
When: Sunday, March 20
Where: Allen County Fairgrounds
Cost: Free Parking & Admission
Add’l: Take I-69 exit 111B
N on Lima Rd to Carroll Rd.
PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues. 7a
MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon of month
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
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