February 16, 2018 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

HOME & GARDEN SHOW
When: Thurs-Sun, March 1- 4
Where: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Ave.
Add’l: Walk through the garden, patio & landscape displays and take in the sights and smells of spring. Shop for unique garden accessories and more!
Fort Wayne Master Gardeners’ seminars daily.
Contact: www.home-gardenshow.com

BINGO
When: Every Thurs
5p doors open, 6p first game
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.

2ND ANNUAL BARN SALE
When: Fri, Feb. 23, 9a- 5p
Sat, Feb. 24, 9a-3p
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Add’l: Two stories to shop-featuring garage sale & craft sale items.
Open to the public.
Food & drink available. Open to garage sale & craft sale vendors, $25 per 8’ spot.
Contact: 260-744-0443

BINGO
When: Every Thurs. 4:30p & Sat 10:30a
Where: 1846 Bluffton Rd.
Behind Dollar General
Add’l: Stars Academy Bingo Proceeds support children’s youth baseball & softball. Non-smoking, clean & friendly.
Concession Food.
ATM inside.

BINGO
When: Tuesdays 4:30p & Sundays 10a
Where: Am. Legion Post 241
7605 Bluffton Rd.

FISH FRY & BAND
When: Fri., March 2, 6p
Where: Amvets Post 33
6620 Koester Dr.
Add’l: Open to the public. Band “U.R.B.” starts at 7p. “Treasure Hunt” every Friday, drawing at 9p.
Contact: 260-478-4114

SCIENCE AS REFINED COMMON SENSE
When: Wed., Feb. 28, 6:30p
Where: ACPL – Main Branch, Room C – 900 Library Plaza
Add’l: David Maloney, Ph.D., IPFW physics professor will present a lecture on the scientific method as refined common sense.
Cost: Free

TEDX FORT WAYNE
When: Sat., March 24
Where: Manchester University College of Pharmacy
Add’l: TEDxFortWayne returns after a three-year hiatus. This year’s event theme is “Resurgence.” The day-long event will feature regional and national presenters offering unique perspectives and “ideas worth spreading.”
Cost: $99
Contact: www.TEDxFortWayne.com

ANNUAL GARAGE SALE
When: Sat., March 17
8a-NOON
Where: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School
10650 Aboite Center Rd.
Add’l: Our 7th grade students are raising funds for their 8th grade trip to Chicago. This has been an annual tradition for many years.
Cost: No cost for entry, only what you purchase.
Contact: Michelle Miller
260-672-8586

HOME-COOKED MEAL & DESSERT
When: Every Thursday, 5-7p
Where: VFW 10006
6814 S. Anthony Blvd. 46816
Add’l: Home-cooked meal with dessert
Cost: $6-$8, depending on meal.
Contact: 260-447-2112

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Sat., March 3
6a–10a
Where: Waynedale
Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-will donation

COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT
When: Tues., March 6, 7:30p
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center
IPFW campus
Add’l: Program of music that includes George Washington Bicentennial March, Bolero, La Fiesta Mexicana, My Funny Valentine, My Kind of Towns, Symphonic overture, A Lincoln Celebration and much more.
Cost: Tickets
Adults $8, seniors $7
under 18 free
IPFW students free with ID

LEARN ABOUT MULTIPLE MYELOMA
When: Thurs., March 15
5:30p
Where: Ceruiti’s Catering
6601 Innovation Blvd.
Add’l: Register for this free educational program to hear about a treatment option for multiple myeloma. Friends & family welcome. Complimentary parking & light fare provided. Sponsored by Takeda Oncology.
Contact: RSVP to
1-844-247-1641 or www.myelomaevent.com

FRIDAY NIGHT
LIVE CONCERTS
Where: Am. Legion Post 241
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Fridays:
Feb. 16 “Renegade” @ 8:30p
Feb. 23 “Junkyard Band” @ 8:30p
Mar. 2 “Austin City Limits” @ 8:30p

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
Contact: (260) 471-5802 x 1

PRE-KINDERGARTEN & KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP
When: Thurs., Feb. 22, 6p
Where: Saint Therese Catholic School
2222 Lwr. Huntington Rd.
Add’l: Come see what our school has to offer you! Bring your friends and family members to share in this experience.
Kindergarten 5 Full Days: Must be 5 yrs. by August 1st. Pre-Kindergarten 5 Full or 5 1/2 days(am): Must be 4 yrs. by August 1st.
Contact: 260-747-2343

DECATUR ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET
When: Saturdays 9a- 1p
Mar. 10, April 14
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe Street
Decatur
Why: Fundraiser for City of Decatur/ Water Park Project
Add’l: Purchase hand-sewn, crocheted, and knitted craft and clothing items, soaps, candles, wood decor and kitchen items, jewelry, books, paintings, skin care products, baked goods, spices, metal and vinyl signs, more.
Free Admission
Contact: Cheri Scherry chscherry@gmail.com

THE ANT & THE GRASSHOPPER
When: Fri., April 13, 7p
Where: Woodburn Missionary Church
5108 Bull Rapids Road
Add’l: The Fort Wayne Area Home School Drama Camp is partnering with The Academy of Arts to present the children’s musical, “The Ant & The Grasshopper”, in which a hungry grasshopper begs for food from an ant when winter comes. Elementary students will reveal how this version unfolds as they sing and act their way through a timeless story.
Cost: Admission is free. Free-will offering after performance.
Contact: www.fwahsdrama.org

NO PLACE TO FLEE
When: Sat., April 14, 1p
Where: Woodburn Missionary Church
5108 Bull Rapids Rd.
Add’l: The Fort Wayne Area Home School Drama Camp is partnering with The Academy of Arts to present “No Place To Flee”. Travel through time and across continents to Bolshevik, Russia during a time when Christians were persecuted for their faith without restraint. In the midst of tension, violence, fear and sadness, you will find yourself laughing, cheering, and inspired.
Cost: Admission is free. Free-will offering after performance.
Contact: www.fwahsdrama.org

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tues. 7a
Contact: James Lambert
260-747-7907

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wed., 9a–10a
Where: Chick-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association

CONCERT – PURDUE VARSITY GLEE CLUB
When: Fri., March 23, 7p
Where: Woodlan High School
Add’l: The Glee Club’s versatile repertoire includes gospel, vocal jazz, swing, contemporary hits, romantic ballads, classical selections, barbershop, folk, opera choruses, country, novelty tunes and patriotic standards.
Cost: $20 adults
$10 students at the door
Or online at www.purdue.edu/pmo/calendar

FISH FRY FRIDAYS
When: Feb. 23, March 30
4:30p–7p
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 260-515-1695

FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY
When: 5-7p
1st & 3rd Fri each month
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: 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.
Cost: $9 adults
Child age 12 and under $5
Age 5 & under Free

TRAP & SKEET SHOOT
When: Noon
Every second & last Sunday of the month.
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: The only trap & skeet event held inside Fort Wayne city limits.
Full 8 station skeet field with low & high house.
And 5 station trap field.
Cost: $5 Per Round Of 25 Birds

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
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
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

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