When: Sat., Oct. 7
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-will donation
FT. WAYNE COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT
When: Tues., Oct. 24, 7:30p
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center
Add’l: The 80-piece concert band will perform a variety of music chosen by conductor Scott Humphries and assistant conductor David Blackwell
Cost: $8 adults
children under 18 free
BAKED POTATO FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON
When: Sun., November 12
7039 Elzey St.
Why: Raise funds for activity costs for “Job’s Daughters”
Add’l: Western style baked potato lunch includes: potato, shredded BBQ chicken, chili, and all the fixin’s with drink and dessert!
Come support some amazing girls!
Contact: Angie Arnold
OPERATION KIDSAFE – CHILD SAFETY
When: Oct. 19, Noon-7p
Oct. 20, Noon-6p
Where: Summit City Chevrolet
5200 Illinois Road
Add’l: Operation Kidsafe is free and private for families. Parents take home the only record of the visit (a Bio Document) that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency. Safety tips to start a family safety action plan are also included.
CONCERT: CARRIE NEWCOMER WITH GARY WALTERS
When: Sat., Oct. 28
Where: Sweetwater Performance Theater
Add’l: Carrie Newcomer will perform with long-time collaborator, pianist Gary Walters. Dr. Jane Weaver will give opening comments about her work in Ecuador. Event sponsored by Latin American Missions Board
Contact: Jill Weaver
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 9a to 1p. Breakfast and lunch concessions available.
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: Cheri Scherry
COMMERCIAL FACADE GRANT PROGRAM PRESENTATION
When: Tues., Oct. 3, 2p
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 8:30a and return by 5p. 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, 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!
Contact: Jordan Cornwell
FISH FRY FRIDAYS
When: Oct. 27, Jan. 26,
Feb. 23, March 23, March 30
Where: Fort Wayne
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
MONTHLY ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY
When: Oct. 13, Nov. 10
Where: Park Eldelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr. Ft Wayne
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
SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr.
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
Add’l: Open To The Public Events
– FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY
5-7p, 1st & 3rd Fri of 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.
Children age 12 and under $5, Age 5 & under Free
5p doors open, 6p first game
– TRAP & SKEET
Noon. Every second and last Sunday of the month.
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
PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
When: First Tues of month. Call for details.
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
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
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
When: First Thurs
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
Contact: James Lambert
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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