March 17, 2017 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

FISH FRY
When: Fri., March 24, 5-7p
Where: Am Legion Post #160
1122 North Main St.
Roanoke, IN
Addl: Dinner includes:
Fish, Fries or Baked Potato & Coleslaw.
Sponsored by BSA Troop 302
Cost: Adult $9
Kids $5 (ages 5-10)

SAUSAGE & PANCAKE BRUNCH
When: Sun., April 9
9a-1p
Where: Poe Fire Station
Add’l: Poe Volunteer Fire Department whole hog sausage & pancake brunch. Proceeds going towards new equipment and building maintenance.
Cost: Adults $7.50
Children 6-12 $4
Under 6 Free
Carry-out available.

SCHLACHFEST (COUNTRY FEST)
When: Sat., March 25
6p – Doors open
7p – Dinner served
8:30p – Concert
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
Add’l: Homemade Bratwurst, Potatoes & Gravy, Sauerkraut, Green Beans. German Bier & Beverages for sale.
Cost: $12 adults
$6 children
Contact: Patti Knox
260-444-3634

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon of month
7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 639-0549

GUIDED HISTORY TOUR & LUNCH
When: Thurs., March 23
10a–2p
Where: 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne
Add’l: Settler member and educator Linda Huge will lead a guided history tour of the Allen Co. Court House & Historic Swinney Homestead with lunch at the Homestead.
Cost: Reservation and payment.
Transportation not included
Age 14 and older.
Limited to 25 attendees. (260)747-1501 or (260)747-1229
Proceeds support the maintenance of the Historic Homestead.
www.settlersinc.org
Cost: $25

28TH ANNUAL
IPFW HEALTH FAIR
When: Wed., March 22
9a-3p
Where: IPFW
Walb Student Union
Add’l: ”Be Empowered! Take Charge of Your Health!”
Receive health screenings, learning about your health, gain resources and de-stressing with a massage or music.
Blood health profile screenings, dozens of other FREE health screenings, over 90 information display tables staffed by high quality professionals, nutritious and delicious cooking presentations, dozens of ways to de-stress like therapy dogs, fitness, music therapy, art and gardening, gift drawings, & refreshments.
Contact: For additional information visit www.ipfw.edu/health
Questions?
Call 481-6647, 481-6746, email Tillapau@ipfw.edu

FARMER’S MARKET
When: Every Saturday through May 14th
Where: Parkview Field Inside the Lincoln Event Center
Add’l: A group of close to 40 vendors and artisans meet in one place every Saturday from 9a-1p to offer up fresh baked goods, local produce and meats, honey and syrups, jams and jellies, crafts and jewelry, natural body products, donuts, freshly made crepes and more.
Contact:
lisa.haagen@gmail.com

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, April 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
260-747-5529

BEES & BREW
DATE NIGHT
When: Fridays
June 9
July 14
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, sampling honey wine & beer, observing a hive up close through our sealed observation hive and for the adventurous, suit-up for a live beehive presentation.
Must be 21+, held outdoors under the Science Tent.
Contact: Must pre-register at www.southwesthoney.com/education

CHRIS WORTH CONCERT
When: March 17
8:30p
Where: Am Legion Post #296
Add’l: 130 W. Tillman Road
Cost: No Cover
Contact: 260-456-2988

LOOKING FOR ELMHURST CLASS OF ‘67 CLASSMATES
Add’l: We need your contact information for our 50th Class Reunion, Sat., Aug. 26
Contact: Rhonda (Hosler) Dennon at rldennon@hotmail.com or Linda (Hartman) Fagen at lafagen@msn.com

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tues., 7a
Contact:
James Lambert
747-7907
PURDUE GLEE & IPFW SINGING DONS CONCERT
When: Sat., April 1
7p
Where: Mirro Center for Research & Innovation on the Parkview Hospital campus on Dupont Road.
Add’l: The Glee Club’s versatile repertoire includes gospel, vocal jazz, swing, contemporary hits, romantic ballads, classical selections, barbershop, folk, opera choruses, country and novelty tunes and patriotic standards.
Cost: Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased at the door or online at www.purdue.edu/pmo/calendar

FISH FRY & PORK TENDERLOIN
When: April 14
May 12
4:30p–7p
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
Add’l: All you can eat fish & tenderloin with scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce & dessert. German Music provided.
Cost: $9 adults
$5 children
Contact: Patti Knox
260) 444-3634

ADAMS COUNTY WINTER ARTISAN MARKET
When: March 18
April 15
9a-1p
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe St.
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

FISH FRY
When: March 24
April 14
4:30p–7p
Where: FW 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
260-515-1695

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thurs of month
6:30p
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.
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886

EASTER IN WAYNEDALE
When: Sat. April 15
Easter Egg Hunt starts at
10a sharp!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd., Fort Wayne
Add’l: No RSVP required. Kids bring baskets, parents bring camera for pictures with the Easter bunny. Organized by the Waynedale Community Improvement Team & sponsored by The Waynedale Business Chamber.

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luers High
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
260-615-4831

ME-‘N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6p-7p
Where:
Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

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
HARMONY CHORUS
When: Mondays
6:30p–9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr.
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104
townsofharmony.org

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9a–10a
Where: Chik-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Contact: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison

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