GIVE BACK WITH OUTBACK
When: Wed. Dec 13, 4-10p
Where: Outback Steakhouse 5455 Coventry Ln.
Add’l: 15% of your total check will be donated to the for Us Navy Sea Cadets – Summit City Division, when you mention the fundraiser.
CHRISTMAS IN WAYNEDALE
When: Sat. Dec 16,
Where: Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road
Add’l: Free to attend, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, treats and more. Bring your camera! Organized by the Waynedale Community Improvement Team.
CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY
When: Dec. 8 & 9,
2726 Carroll Road
Add’l: Experience a Christmas lit evening with the DeKalb County Horseman’s Association’s horse-drawn wagon rides.
Enjoy a Nativity scene, choirs, music and live animals in a country barn.
Indoors have your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus sponsored by Kingston Health Care of Fort Wayne and Randy Williams Photography, for a nominal fee. All proceeds benefit buildings and grounds improvements at the Allen County Fairgrounds.
$7 per person
3 years and under are free
ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT
When: Tues, Dec. 12
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center (IPFW campus)
Add’l: The 80-piece concert band will perform.
A variety of traditional and new holiday music has been chosen by conductor Scott Humphries and assistant conductor Susan Jehl.
Children under 18 free
WAYNEDALE HOLIDAY WREATH SHOW & SILENT AUCTION
When: Wed, Nov. 29
thru Fri, Dec. 15
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lwr Huntington Rd.
Add’l: The Waynedale Community Improvement Team & Waynedale Business Chamber invites you to view and bid on Holiday wreaths which will be on display at the library. Wreaths have been sponsored by and decorated by local businesses.
Proceeds will benefit the Waynedale Corridor project.
DECATUR ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET
When: Dec. 9 and Jan. 13
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe Street
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
9a to 1p
Breakfast and lunch concessions available.
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: Cheri Scherry (260) 223-7828
When: Every Thursday
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
FISH FRY FRIDAYS
When: Jan. 26, Feb. 23,
March 23, March 30
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: First Thurs, 10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lwr Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
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 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
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
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
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.
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
Who: Heather’s Story
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
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues. 7a
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
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
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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