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TOASTMASTERS CLUB OPEN HOUSE
When: Tues., Oct. 25, 6:30p
Where: Special Function Room 1 at Lutheran Hospital
W. Jefferson Blvd.
Add’l: The Open House is to acquaint members of the community with the benefits of developing Communication, Public Speaking, and Leadership skills. Refreshments will be served.
When: Thursday, Nov. 17
Where: 333 E. Paulding Road
Add’l: Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the school, meet faculty and staff, explore clubs, athletics and performing arts, and learn more about the school’s college preparatory curriculum.
Break-out sessions will cover special education/exceptional learners and college and career readiness. Open to the public, please invite friends and family to attend the evening.
When: Nov. 11, Jan. 13,
Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Cost: $9 adults
All you can eat.
Contact: Chad (260) 747-0713
ADAMS COUNTY WINTER ARTISAN MARKET
When: 9a – 1p
Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21,
Feb. 18, March 18, April 15
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe St., Decatur
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
DINNER & LIVE/ SILENT AUCTION
When: Sat., Nov. 12, 4p
Who: Humane Society of Whitley County
Where: 680 West Squawbuck Road, Columbia City IN Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds
Add’l: Join us for food and fun to benefit the homeless pets of Whitley County, IN. Auction items to please all!
Cost: $10 ticket at the door
“GIFTS FROM THE HEART” LUNCHEON
What: Featuring fashions from Maurices.
Invite your mother, daughter, or special lady in your life.
When: Tues., Nov. 15
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Where: Orchard Ridge CC
4531 Lwr. Huntington Road
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
Reservations by Nov.8
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
When: Nov. 5 & 6, 12-4p
Where: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road
Add’l: November 5, 10-5p & November 6, 12-4p
Traders Days: Traditional Miami and regional tribes’ crafts, goods and wares for sale, as well as hands-on demonstrations and interactive educational programs.
Free to the public
FOOD FOR UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT FISH FRY FUNDRAISER
When: Friday, Nov. 11
Where: Waynedale Elementary School
7201 Elzey Street
Who: Waynedale Lions Club
Why: To raise funds to help Waynedale Elementary purchase school uniforms and sporting equipment for students.
Add’l: The Fish or Chicken Strip dinners are “all you can eat” (except for carry-out) provided by Dan’s Fish Fry. You will have a choice of sides between potato salad, cold slaw, and applesauce. For drinks there will be coffee, lemonade,or kool aid. And for dessert there will be a wide variety to choose from!
Cost: Adults Tickets:
$10 Presale, $12 at the Door
Children 6 thru 12: $6.50
5 and under eat free
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, Karen 580-4546
WINE & STEIN FUNDRAISER
When: Fri., Nov. 11
5501 US HWY 30 W
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
Why: This event helps to raise funds to support the work of the local hearing clinic. HearCare Connection was established in 2011 to provide low-income and uninsured individuals & families reduced fees on hearing healthcare based on family size and household income.
Add’l: This evening will host a wine & beer tasting, live auction supported by Scheerer McCulloch Auctioneers, heavy appetizers by Granite City and Bandidos, and our own local musician Richie Wolfe will be performing.
Contact: Anna Bogdon
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR 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
When: 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
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
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: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
Where: Rich’s Cafe
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
6p to 7p
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
When: First Thurs of month
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
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
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association