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ADAMS COUNTY WINTER ARTISAN MARKET
When: 9a to 1p
Dec. 17, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18, April 15
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe Street, Decatur, IN
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,
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Cost: $9 adults
All you can eat.
“HOLLY DAZE” LUNCHEON
What: Featuring Meschelle Kolb
“It’s not about me.”
When: Tues., Dec. 20
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Orchard Ridge CC
4531 Lwr. Huntington Rd
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
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
Disorderly Bear Den
First Thursday of month
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
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
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
When: Every Thursday
6p to 7p
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
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
SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
First Thurs of month
2200 Lwr 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!
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
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