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AARP SMART DRIVING CLASS
10p to 2:30p
with lunch served
Where: Kingston Residences
7515 Winchester Road
Why: Educate attendees on changes that affect their driving.
Add’l: No written or driving tests. Some insurance companies will give a 3 year discount to attendees which will more than make up for the class fee.
Cost: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-AARP members
Contact: Lisa Beaupre
260-435-2500 or 260-435-2671
34TH ANNUAL ZANESVILLE
When: August 20, 2016
Where: Zanesville United Methodist Church
Lion’s Club Car Show 8a- 2p
Breakfast & Lunch 7:30a- 2p
Bike Rodeo Noon
Food, Craft, Flea Market & Fun Booths 9a- 4p
Parade “Happy Birthday Indiana” 10a
Alley Kats Dancers 2:30p
Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
Free Caricature Drawings
Softball Tourney @ Zanesville Ball Park
Lasagna & Fettuchini Lunch 11a- 2p @ Zanesville Ball Park
Town-Wide Garage Sales
3RD ANNUAL DOGGONE BEST CHILI CHALLENGE
When: Sat., Aug. 24
Where: Harley-Davidson of Fort Wayne
6315 Illinois Road (at I-69)
Fort Wayne IN
Why: Charity Chili Cook-Off to benefit the Allen County SPCA
Add’l: Sample lots of mouth-watering chili ranging from mild to wild, beans or no beans, red, white and vegetarian!
Silent auction, music, kids’ activities, beer garden. We promise you an afternoon of good family fun, awesome adoptable pets and GREAT CHILI!
All proceeds benefit the Allen County SPCA. Find on us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/doggonebestchili
Cost: $5 for adults
kids under 10 are free
FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASS: HOME OWNERSHIP BASICS
When: Tues., August 16
Where: Hopewell Pointe Community Center
8033 Community Lane
Fort Wayne, IN 46819
Add’l: You will learn smart and simple methods for home repair, how to save for home repairs, effective ways to use home appliances.
Contact: Yordnos Teffera
260-423-3546 ext. 319
1966 ELMHURST HS GRADS FOR 50TH CLASS REUNION
What: Attention all graduates of Elmhurst High School Class of 1966: This is the year for our 50th Class Reunion. If you are interested, please join our Facebook Fan Group (Elmhurst High School Class of 1966) and send contact info via e-mail to:
WAYNEDALE EMERGENCY WEATHER SIREN PETITION
Organization: Waynedale Business Chamber
Add’l: The closest audible warning signal/siren to the Waynedale community is more than 2 miles away and can only be heard 3/4 of a mile from where it is located. This part of Fort Wayne is growing quickly and is in need of an audible system to be alerted to potential public health, public safety and environmental/ weather-related emergencies. The Waynedale Business Chamber has begun a petition to lobby government agencies for a siren.
Where: You can find the petition at The Waynedale News, GMI Insurance Agency, American Legion Post #241, Midwest America Federal Credit Union, Sparkle Cleaners, Umber’s Do It Best Hardware, Kingston Residence, 1st Source Bank, Walgreens, Favory Auto or Hair Affair.
Contact: Jordan Cornwell (260) 747-5529
When: 2nd Saturday
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Jewelry, tools, antiques, and collectibles!
Cost: Free to attend!
Reserve a outdoor space; tables available.
Dean (260) 747-5947
UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Buffton Road
Add’l: Open To The Public Events.
– Trap And Skeet Sundays, every second and fourth Sunday of the month. Starting at Noon.
– 3D Archery Shoot, every second Saturday of the month. 20 target course, starting at 9am.
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, Sept. 8, 2p
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington 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
BEES AND BREW
When: Fri., Aug. 19, 7p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
Cost: $35 per person
Add’l: Spend your evening exploring the honeybee through hands-on fun including, beeswax candle making, DIY beeswax lotion bars, sampling honey wine, observing a hive up close through our sealed observation hive. Must be 21+, held outdoors under the Science Tent.
Contact: Must pre-register at www.southwesthoney.com/education
WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY PICNIC
When: Saturday, August 27
Where: Waynedale Park, Intersection of 2900 Koons and Elzey Street- just off of Lower Huntington Road
What: The picnic is a family friendly event that has been a long-standing tradition in the Waynedale community, drawing over 2,000 attendees yearly. This year’s picnic is made possible by over a hundred local businesses and organizations who have donated to the community event. There will be free lunch and snacks. Fun to be had with bingo, kids games, inflatable obstacle course, appearances from our local police, EMT and fire departments, crafts, face painting, vendors and more.
Cost: Event is FREE to residents in the Waynedale area
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
Where: Rich’s Cafe
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
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
THE KOREAN WAR
Who: Korean War
Indiana Chapter One
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
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.
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
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