March 16, 2018 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SAUSAGE &
PANCAKE BRUNCH
When: Sun., March 25, 9a-1p
Where: Poe Firestation
3619 E. Yoder Rd.
Add’l: Fundraising to maintain the firestation and fire fighting equipment.
Cost: Adults $7.50
Children 6-12 $4
Children under 6 free

COIN &
CURRENCY SHOW
When: Sun., March 18, 9a-4p
Where:
Allen County Fair Grounds
Add’l: Over 50 tables of numismatic material.
Free parking.
Free Admission.
Food Available.
Organized by the Old Fort Club.

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY
When: Sat., March 24, 9a-8p
Where: Cellular Sales – Verizon, 6801 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: One Day Only! Specials:
Free Tablets & HUM+
Free Food & Fun
Balloons for the kids
Contact: 260-739-7976

MONTHLY
BLUEGRASS JAM
When: Sun., March 18
noon-6p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: If you play an acoustical instrument join in or just sit back and enjoy the music.
Food and beverage service by the Southwest Conservation Club
Cost: No Charge
Contact: Jim Winger
260-918-4790

10TH ANNUAL “KINGSTON’S
TASTE OF WAYNEDALE”
When: Tues., March 20
4:30–7p
Where: Mount Calvary Family Life Center
1819 Reservation Drive
Add’l: The final year for Taste of Waynedale.
24 local restaurants and businesses will offer samples of a variety of food or drink. A large silent auction will also be held with gifts and services donated by local businesses.
Cost: $15/person if paid in advance
$20 the day of the event
They can be purchased at Kingston Residence
7515 Winchester Road
M-F 8a-5p using check or cash; or by visiting kingstonstow.eventbrite.com to use credit card.

CLOVER CLASSIC – ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY
When: March 16-18
Where: Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road
Add’l: Fri. March 16: 6pm Carriage Procession, 6:15pm Tapping of the 1st Green Keg, 8-11pm Jen and the Foggy Creek Band.
– Sat. March 17: 8-10:30am Green Donuts & Irish Latte, 4pm Keg Toss, 4:45pm Shamrock Sprint, 5pm Peoples Parade, 6pm Irish Step Dancers, 7-10pm Beautiful Day (U2 Cover Band), 10-30pm-? Dapone and MSG.
– Sun. March 18: 12-2pm St. Petricks

NELSON PORT-A-PIT CHICKEN & PIT-TATOES
When: Sat., March 24, 10a-2p
Where: PNC Bank
6210 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: To raise money for Bishop Luers High School Girls Tennis team fees.
Contact: 260-625-5002

FRIDAY NIGHT
LIVE CONCERTS
Where: Am. Legion Post 241
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Fridays:
Mar. 16 “Just For Kicks” @ 8:30p
Mar. 23 “Party Boat” @ 8:30p
Mar. 14 99th Legion Birthday Party @ 6p

NORTHROP SPRING CRAFT BAZAAR & MARKET
When: Sat., March 17
Where: Northrop High School
7001 Coldwater Road
Add’l: Please join us to celebrate regional artists, crafters and local direct sellers while also supporting the Northrop High School’s “Big Orange Pride” (BOP) Marching Band.
Free admission! Free parking!
Contact: coordinator@northropcraft.com

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

ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION
When: Sat. March 17
Where: Curly’s Village Inn, 4205 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Featuring authentic Reuben sandwiches, corned beef &cabbage, and Irish Whiskey Cake. Kitchen Opens at 5pm.

ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF SCHLACHFEST (COUNTRY FEST)
When: Sat., March 24, 7p
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
Add’l: Homemade Bratwurst (the club’s own traditional recipe) served with potatoes and gravy, green beans sauerkraut and Kuchen (cake). German beer and wine available as well as other beverages. Dinner is followed with a concert by the German Choir.
Doors open a 6p with dinner at 7p and concert at 8:30p.
Cost: $12 Adults, $6 Children
Contact: Patti Knox
260-444-3634

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

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.

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

FISH FRY FRIDAYS
When: 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
260-515-1695

DECATUR ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET
When: Saturday 9a-1p
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, and so much more.
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: Cheri Scherry chscherry@gmail.com

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

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

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

WOMEN IN POLITICS
When: Tues. March 27, 6:30p
Where: Goeglein’s Homestead, Fireplace Room, 7311 Marysvile Rd.
Add’l: ‘Women In Politics’ program. Guest Speakers Sharon Tucker, Allen County Councilwoman; and Courtney Tritch, Candidate for Congress, District 3. Guests and prospective members area welcome at this dinner and program.
Cost: $27. RSVP by March 19
Contact: Pat Becker, tonypat41@msn.com or 260-484-9105

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 260-478-2515

ME-‘N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Thursdays, 6p-7p
Where:
Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 260-432-1524

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

FREE BINGO
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

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

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