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COCOA & COOKIES WITH SANTA
When: December 4
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey Street
Fort Wayne IN 46809
Cost: $5/per child – 100% of proceeds to HIKE
Add’l: Cost includes a photo with Santa that will be mailed direct to you along with decorating and taking with you 2-3 cutout holiday cookies. There will also be a bake sale of great holiday treats along with the opportunity to purchase handmade holiday gift tags.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR & COOKIE WALK
When: Sat., Dec. 10
Where: Mizpah Shrine Center 1015 Memorial Way
Add’l: Crafters welcome.
Rent for tables is $20
Contact: Karen Rothgeb for information and table rental 260-229-0600
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
When: Tues., Dec. 13
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center on the IPFW campus
Add’l: Theme of the concert is Christmas in the City featuring a backdrop of the city’s three tallest buildings with special lighting. There will also be a barbershop quartet, flute ensemble, Salvation Army bell ringer and Santa is expected to make an appearance.
Parking is free in the garage across from the Music Center.
Cost: Tickets are $8 for adults
$7 for seniors
$3 for children under 12
IPFW students admitted free with student ID.
“CHRISTMAS AT HOME” WITH THE SWINNEY SISTERS
When: Dec. 4, 2-4p
Dec. 5, 11a-1 & 2:30-4:30p
Where: Historic Swinney Homestead
1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Add’l: Guests are invited to bring their friends to celebrate the Christmas spirit and take refreshment of syllabub, delicious sweets and savories, and a pot of tea. A (optional) program on Christmas Traditions will follow in the parlor.
Enjoy Hearthstone Ensemble music and unique items in the upstairs Gift Shop.
Cost: $20; prepaid reservations (260)747-1229 and (260)747-1501
Proceeds support maintenance and restoration of the Homestead. Settlersinc.org
FESTIVAL OF TREES
FREE SENIOR ADMISSION
When: Mon., Nov. 28
Where: The Embassy Theatre
Add’l: Free admission is open to the first 500 seniors who RSVP.
Event held by Kingston Residence.
RSVP: (260) 747-1523 or email@example.com
GERMAN CHRISTMAS SHOW
When: Wed., Dec. 7
Doors open at 5p
Dinner at 5:30p
Show at 7p
Fort Wayne Sport Club
3102 Ardmore Ave.
German dinner and show
$35 per person
Contact: Limited seating
For tickets call
ADAMS COUNTY WINTER ARTISAN MARKET
When: 9a to 1 p
Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18, April 15
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe St.
Add’l: Fundraiser for Decatur Capital Campaign.
Vendors from Adams, Allen, Jay, and Wells counties selling baked goods, home decor, jewelry, children’s books, leggings, purses, Christmas, handsewn crafts, honey, jellies, cosmetics, handmade soaps, essential oils, wood crafts, and more.
Cost: Free Admission
When: Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Cost: $9 adults
All you can eat.
Who: American Legion
Post #241 Auxiliary
When: Sat., Nov. 19
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
When: Jan. 27, Feb. 24, March 24, April 14
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
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thursday of month
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.
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
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
When: Every Thursday
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
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
When: First Thurs of month
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
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