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ELMHURST HS CLASS OF 1956 – 60TH REUNION
When: October 8, noon- 6p
Where: Classic Cafe on Hillegas Rd.
Jerry Buchan 747-1009
Beverly Sims 432-2370
LAKESHORES ASSOCIATION-WIDE GARAGE SALES
Who: Lakeshores Community Association
When: September 23 & 24
Where: Lakeshores Addition in Waynedale, West & East.
Contact: Tony Landon
FORT WAYNE HOBBY & COLLECTIBLES SHOW
When: Sept. 25, 11a- 5p
Where: Classic Cafe
4832 Hillegas Rd, Fort Wayne
Add’l: Find vintage and new toys, comic books, sport and non-sport cards, TV & movie memorabilia, die-casts, models, magazines, coins, games, and more! Going on right next door is the Vinyl Record and CD show! FREE Admission to both shows!
For more information please call Vince at 260 450-4147
1961 ELMHURST CLASS REUNION
When: Sept. 17, 4p – 8p
Where: Rich’s Restaurant
Lower Huntington Rd. & Indianapolis Rd. in Waynedale
Contact: Darlene Swank
AT PEACE U.C.C.
When: Sat., Nov. 12
9a – 3p
Where: 9123 Aboite Ctr. Rd.
Add’l: $15 per Table, $5 for Electricity.
Reservations: 432-6369 or 431-7183.
Proceeds to benefit Foods Resource Bank
Who: American Legion
Post #241 Auxiliary
When: Sat., Nov. 19, 9a-3p
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Food will be available plus there will be a Bake Sale. Public Welcome, Come & Enjoy! Vendors: $15 per table, $5 if electric needed, call for details.
Why: All proceeds to benefit various charities.
Contact: Diana 432-6369
WAYNE H.S. ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
When: now until Nov. 18
Add’l: Wayne HS Athletic Dept. is accepting applications for their Athletic Hall Of Fame. Requirements for nominations are online at www.wayne-athletics.com or stop into the athletic office at Wayne HS.
Contact: Gary Raber 467-6432
GE QUARTER CENTURY CLUB: 102ND ANNUAL OUTING
When: Sat., Sept. 10
Where: Goeglein’s Reception Hall, 7311 Maysville Rd.
Add’l: Doors open at 9a Lunch will be served at 11:30a. All GE, GE & BAE, GE & Regal Beloit and GE & Lockheed Martin employees and retirees with 25 or more combined years of service are invited.
Cost: $15 per attendee
Contact: If you have not received a reservation by mail contact Ellen
AVALON PLACE CIVIC ASSOCIATION
What: Association-wide garage sale
When: Weekend of Sept. 17
9a – 5p
Where: Avalon Addition
Add’l: Enter off Bluffton or
Lower Huntington Rd.
Residents of Avalon: If you plan on having a garage sale, we will include your sale on the flyer!
Please see the facebook page or next association newsletter for more info, or call Mark 260-705-4474
When: Sept. 23, Oct. 28,
Jan. 27, Feb. 24, March 24, April 14
4:30p – 7p
Where: Fort Wayne Sport Club 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
When: Wed, Nov. 4, 10a 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
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues., 7a
3RD ANNUAL DOGGONE BEST CHILI CHALLENGE
When: Sat., Sept. 24
Where: Harley-Davidson of Fort Wayne, 6315 Illinois Road (at I-69)
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 us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/doggonebestchili
Cost: $5 for adults
kids under 10 are free
When: 2nd Sat Each Month
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd
Add’l: Jewelry, tools, antiques, and collectibles!
Cost: Free to attend!
Reserve an outdoor space; tables available.
Dean (260) 747-5947
UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Buffton Rd.
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 9a.
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
TRUNK OR TREAT
When: Sat., Oct. 22, 10-11a
What: Kingston Residence Hosts Trunk or Treat
Sponsored by Waynedale Area Businesses to Benefit the Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative
Where: 7515 Winchester Rd.
Contact: (260) 415-7741
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, Oct. 13, 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
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
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
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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