LAKESHORES ASSOCIATION-WIDE GARAGE SALES
Who: Lakeshores Community Association
When: September 22 & 23
Where: Lakeshores Addition in Waynedale, West & East.
Contact: Tony Landon
DECATUR ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET
When: Nov. 11; Dec. 9; Jan. 13;
Where: Riverside Center, 231 E. Monroe Street, Decatur
Add’l: Featuring Crafts, Jewelry, Baked Goods, Home & Garden Décor, Direct Sellers, Books, and many Artisan Creations. There are items for males, females, adults and children. Market is open from 9 to 1. Breakfast and lunch concessions available.
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: Cheri Scherry (260) 223-7828
COMMERCIAL FACADE GRANT PROGRAM PRESENTATION
When: Tues. Oct. 3, 2pm
Where: Kingston Residence, 7517 Winchester Rd.
Add’l: Open to business & commercial property owners. The presentation will discuss the program, which is designed to assist business owners in making improvements to the exterior of their commercial properties. Enhancements can include new siding, architectural features, signage, lighting, awnings, parking improvements, decorative fencing and more. Applicants to provide a dollar-for-dollar match in order to receive the grant.
Contact: Lindsey L. Maksim (260) 427-2792
HISTORY TOUR/ DAY TRIP
When: Thurs. October 26
Add’l: A day trip to visit the Indianapolis Presidential home site of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States. Departure will be from the Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. at 8:30 am and return by 5:00 pm. Early lunch stop will be at the Rathskellar Restaurant.
Contact: For details and reservation, contact Linda Black (260) 747-1229 prior to October 6.
INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY FW TOUR
When: Oct. 3, 5:30- 7:30p
Where: Grand Wayne Convention Center, 1020 South Calhoun St.
Add’l: Indiana State University alumni, prospective students and friends are invited to join President Dan Bradley on his final fall tour. Go to indstate.edu/alumni for more information and to register.
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thurs, Oct. 12, 2pm
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!
Contact: Jordan Cornwell
PURDUETTES TO PERFORM AT VINCENTFEST
When: Sun, Sept. 24, 2 p.m.
Where: St. Vincent School, 1502 E. Wallen Rd.
Add’l: Purdue University’s renowned female vocal ensemble known for their precise professional look and style, the Purduettes bring a broad repertoire of music ranging from religious, pop, classical and contemporary to swing, patriotic, gospel, jazz and Broadway. The 60-member organization will perform in full ensemble, small specialty groups and solo presentations.
Cost: No admission fee.
PORK CHOP DINNER
When: Sept. 14, 4:30-7:00 pm
Where: Ossian Days Event Tent – Downtown Ossian
Who: Ossian Revitalization Fundraiser
Why: Proceeds to benefit the Ossian Community
Cost: $9 for pre-sale tickets and $10 at the door.
FISH FRY FRIDAYS
When: Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Jan. 26,
Feb. 23, March 23, March 30
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
When: Sat. Sept. 30
Where: Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive
Organization: Ft. Wayne Mannerchor/ Damenchor German Music
Add’l: Doors open 5:30p. Dinner at 6pm. Brats, Saurcrout, potatoes, cake. German beer and wine available. German Music and singing!
Cost: $12 adults, $6 children
Contact: Patti Knox (260) 444-3634
MONTHLY ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY
When: Oct. 13, Nov. 10
Where: Park Eldelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Dr. Ft Wayne, IN 46809
Add’l: Fish Fry and Pork Tenderloin, All You Can Eat. German music, German beer, wine, and other beverages available.
Cost: $9 adults, $5 children
Contact: Patti Knox (260) 444-3634
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Where: Boy Scout Office
8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd. Ft Wayne, IN 46819
Add’l: Open To The Public Events
– FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY. 5-7p,1st & 3rd Fri each month. All you can eat, 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. $9 adults, children age 12 and under $5, Age 5 & under Free.
– BINGO. 5p doors open, 6pm first game.
– TRAP & SKEET. Noon. Every second and last Sunday of the month.
– 3D ARCHERY SHOOT. 9a, Second Sat. of the month. 20 Target course
More info: www.southwestconservationclub.org
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thurs 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
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
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
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr.
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
When: First Tues of month. Call for details.
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues. 7a
MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
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