May 11, 2018 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

“KLOTHES FOR KIDS” FISH & CHICKEN DINNER FUNDRAISER
When: Fri., May 11, 4-7p
Where: Waynedale Elementary School
7201 Elzey Street 46809
Add’l: Waynedale Elementary School and Waynedale Lions invite you to come enjoy some food and fellowship that supports a good cause in our community. The fundraiser will be a fish dinner with desserts provided by PTA and other groups. All generated funds will be used to buy local children in need uniforms, sweats and undergarments.
Cost: Ticket costs are $10 pre-sale for adults, $12 at the door. $6.50 for children. Please contact the Lion club at 260-747-7224 to purchase pre-sale tickets.

ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH FRY AND PORK TENDERLOIN
When: Fri., May 11, 4:30-7p
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr. 46809
Add’l: Held by Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor. The last fish fry until August 10th. Full service bar featuring German beer and wine. Live German music. Full meal includes fish and tenderloin, potatoes, coleslaw, rolls, coffee and dessert.
Cost: Adults $9
Children $5
Contact: Patti Knox
260-444-3634

LANCASTER TWP.
HS – ALUMNI BANQUET
When: Sat., May 12, 5:30p
Where: Habecker Dining Commons
Huntington University
Add’l: Reaching out to all who graduated from Lancaster HS before 1966. Registration starting at 5:30p
Dinner at 6p
Honored classes will be 1943, ‘48, ‘53, ‘58 & ‘63.
Contact: If you know of someone who has been missed, or you need to make reservations by May 4, contact MarryAnn
(260) 356-0869

FLEA MARKETS
When: Saturdays
May 12, June 16, July 14,
Aug. 11, Sept. 8
8a-3p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club 5703 Bluffton Rd. 46809
Add’l: Jewelry, tools, antiques, and collectibles!
Cost: Free to attend!
Reserve an outdoor space; tables available.
Contact: Dean 260-747-5947

RUN WITH THE KNIGHTS
When: Sat., May 12, 9a
Where: Foster Park Pavilion
Foster Park
Cost: Entry Fee $23
Register online at bishopluers.org.
Contact: Tess Steffen
260-456-1261 x3039

NATURE FEST
When: May 18 & 19
Where: Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center
Add’l: Celebrate spring at Nature Fest, a family-friendly event! Enjoy campfires, canoeing, guided hikes, creating nature art, visiting the resident farm animals, dipping for critters in the wetland and much more! Pre-registration is required. Please visit www.goshen.edu/merrylea/naturefest for more details.
Cost: $5-$15
Contact: kcstoltzfus@goshen.edu

GARAGE SALES – AVALON PLACE CIVIC ASSOCIATION
When: Weekend of May 18
9a–5p each day
Add’l: Association-wide Garage Sales in the Avalon Addition. Enter off Bluffton or Lower Huntington Rd.

GIRLS ON THE RUN & MASCOT DASH
When: Sun., May 20, 4p
Where: IPFW
Gates Athletic Center
Add’l: Festivities include a fun Mascot Dash, where more than 20 local sports and community mascots complete a hilariously competitive 50-yard dash. The event will also include a DJ, a “happy hair” station for temporary hair color and glitter, a photo booth and a “bling your bib” station. Proceeds benefit GOTR-NEI, and will help fund program expenses and support scholarships and financial assistance that make GOTR-NEI accessible to girls in Northeast Indiana.
Cost: Online registration is $30 until May 13 at GOTR-NEI.org/5k.
Race day registration is $35.

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
When: Thurs. thru Sun
May 24-27
Where: Noble County 4-H Fairgrounds-Kendallville
Add’l: The Midwest’s biggest parking lot pickin’ festival. Live music with bands all day. Several food booths with unique menus. Camping available. Band booths and merchandise available. Shows are rain or shine.
Cost: Daily tickets vary. Adult Weekend Ticket $35
Children 15 & under free.
Contact: For more info visit bluegrassusa.net or call 260-918-4790

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
When: First Thurs, 10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Who: Alzheimers Association
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 260-415-7741

WAYNEDALE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
When: Mon. May 28, 9a
Add’l: The Parade starts at
Waynedale United Methodist Church, and proceeds down Old Trail Road to
Prairie Grove Cemetery. The public is also invited for a Memorial Service in the cemetary after the parade.
Contact: Float Line Up is at 8:30am and is
organized by Waynedale Post 241 (260) 747-7851

ASSOCIATION-WIDE GARAGE SALES
When: June 7, 8 & 9
Where: Abbey Place and The Falls of Beaver Creek
Add’l: Various homeowners in both additions selling un-needed items at low prices. Neighborhoods are located on the north side of State Road 14 (Illinois Road) just west of the Hunt Club Apartments, west of Hadley Road.

EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS
When: Every Thursday, 7p
Where: Waynedale Branch Library
2200 Lwr Huntington Rd. 46819
Add’l: Emotions Anonymous (EA) is a program for achieving and maintaining emotional health. EA is based on the 12-steps as borrowed from AA, the Serenity Prayer and belief in a Higher Power.
There are no fees or dues. Meetings are led not by professionals, but by the EA members themselves. Website: www.emotionsanonymous.org
Contact: Ron at 747-3816 evenings and weekends

10TH ANNUAL OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET & BAZAAR
When: Sat., June 2, 8a-3p
Where: Am Legion Post 241
7605 Bluffton Rd. 46809
Add’l: Lots of unique new and used items, vintage items, garage sale items, direct marketing items. Bake sale and food will be available. Proceeds go to Various Local Charities. Public Welcome
Come and Enjoy!
Vendors: Vendors for Space $10, Table $5 or bring your own table.
For reservations call: Diana 432-6369 cell 431-7183 or Beulah 747-6305
If it rains-held inside.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
LIVE CONCERTS
Where: Am Legion Post 241
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Fridays:
May 11, “Imagine” @ 8:30p
May 18, “Chris Worth”
@ 8:30p
May 25, “Joyride” @ 8:30p

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.

FARMERS MARKET
When: Saturdays, 7a-1p
Where: Southside Farmers Market, 3300 Warsaw St. 46806
Add’l: Always the freshest seasonal produce available! Free Range Chicken & Meat & Fresh Eggs,
Baked Goods, Honey, Jewelry, Crafts, Antiques,
Fresh Herbs & Plants, Fresh Cut Flowers,
Discounted Grocery Items. A Fort Wayne family tradition for 92 years.

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

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, children age 12 and under $5
Age 5 & under Free

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tuesdays, 7a
Contact: 260-747-7907

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: 1st 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

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

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
HARMONY CHORUS
When: Mondays
6:30p–9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr.
Info: Real Women,
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104
townsofharmony.org

THE KOREAN WAR
VETERANS ASSN.
Who: Korean War
Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly
Second Sat.
10a
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

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

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