July 21, 2017 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY PICNIC
When: Saturday, August 26
10a-3p
Where: Waynedale Park, Intersection of 2900 Koons and Elzey Street- just off of Lower Huntington Road
What: The picnic is a family friendly event that has been a long-standing tradition in the Waynedale community, drawing over 2,000 attendees yearly. This year’s picnic is made possible by over a hundred local businesses and organizations who have donated to the community event. There will be free lunch and snacks. Fun to be had with bingo, kids games, inflatable obstacle course, appearances from our local police, EMT and fire departments, crafts, face painting, vendors and more.
Cost: Event is FREE to residents in the Waynedale area
Contact: www.waynedale.com/picnic

TRIP TO TOTALITY SOLAR ECLIPSE TRAVEL PROGRAM
When: August 19, Saturday Introductory Program 10a Metea County Park
August 21, Monday
Bus trip to southern Illinois All Day – Leave from Fox Island County Park
Add’l: Includes bus travel, viewers, use of our filtered astronomical equipment, & education both during the trip & at a pre-trip program on August 19. We will be leaving early in the morning from Fox Island County Park on August 21, travel throughout the morning, set up at Giant City State Park in southern Illinois (depending on cloud cover), observe for a few hours, and head back to Fort Wayne.
Cost: $100
Pre-register by: 7/20 To register or for more information:
bdispenza@allencountyparks.org; 449-8619 Bob Dispenza

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

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tues., 7a
Contact:
James Lambert
747-7907

ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY
When: First & Third Friday of each month
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
Add’l: Open To The Public, includes an all-you-can-eat fried fish and tenderloin with sides of green beans, corn, cole slaw, french fries, roll and butter, pudding and jello.
Cost: $9 for adults
Child age 12 – 5 $5
Age 5 & under Free

UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Open To The Public Events
-BINGO.
Starting June 22
5p doors open
6pm first game
-Trap And Skeet Sundays
Every second and last Sunday of the month
Starting at Noon
–3D Archery Shoot
Second Sat of the month
20 Target course
9a

FLEA MARKET
When: 2nd Sat. each month
8a-3p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
Add’l: Jewelry, tools, antiques and collectibles!
Cost: Free to attend!
Reserve an outdoor space
Tables available
Contact:
Dean
(260) 747-5947

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When: Tuesdays
9a–11a
Where: Boy Scout Office
8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
478-2515

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

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
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

PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
4p–6p
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed
Furniture Bank
When: Mon–Fri
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, box springs, mattresses 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

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
Who:
Alzheimers Association
When: First Thurs
10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lwr Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

THE KOREAN WAR
VETERANS ASSN.
Who: Korean War
Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly
Second Sat
10a
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

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

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