June 22, 2018 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

10TH ANNUAL CHILDREN W/ SPECIAL NEEDS FOR AM VETS, FUNDRAISER
When: June 23
Where: Amvets Post #33, 6620 Koester Dr, 46819
Add’l: To raise funds that help military families with special needs children in our community. Includes a car/ bike/ truck show, bake sale, food, entertainment, kids activities, poker run, silent auction. ALL proceeds go to this fund and stay local.
Cost: Free

AUDITIONS FOR THE WIZARD OF OZ
When: June 23 & July 7, 11a; June 26, 7p
Where: TekVenture, 1550 Griffin St. 46803
Who: Ecstatic Theatrics
Add’l: A local production of The Wizard of Oz seeks actors age 5 thru adult. All characters have great lines with lots of action.
Contact: 260-750-9013 Jeannette Jaquish, or go to www.TekVenture.org

COVINGTON ART FAIR
When: Sat. June 23, 10a-5p; Sun. June 24, 11a-4p
Where: Covington Plaza shopping center, 6382 W. Jefferson Blvd. 46804
Add’l: The largest fine arts fairs in the region, featuring artwork of local, regional and national artists. More than 85 artists will be on hand with one-of-a-kind artwork from every medium. The two-day event includes live jazz music and food trucks, and many of the plaza merchants will feature special items and demonstrations. There is no admission cost.

FRIDAY NIGHT – LIVE CONCERTS
Where: American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Fridays:
June 22 “Bobby Swag” @ 8:30p;
June 29 “Austin City Band” @ 8:30p;
July 6 “Junkyard Band” @ 8:30p;
BUG DAY
When: Sat. June 23, 10a–3p
Where: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun. 46802
Add’l: Explore and learn about the exciting world of exotic butterflies and other arthropods at our summer “Bug Day” event. Visitors take part in activities, games and crafts, all with a “buggy theme”. Several local organizations will be on hand to help you learn more and to answer your questions about honey bees, butterflies, mosquitoes and more!
Cost: $5/adult, $3/child age 3-17, free for children 2 and under.
Contact: Call 260-427-6440 or www.botanicalconservatory.org

BEATLES VS STONES – A MUSICAL SHOWDOWN
When: Wed. June 27, 7:30p
Where: Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St. 46802
Add’l: Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The show is appropriate for all ages.
Cost: Tickets $45-$65, by phone 260-424-0646 or at tickets.artstix.org.

FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
When: Fri. June 29
Where: Amvets Post #33, 6620 Koester Dr. 46819
Add’l: The Amvets Post #33 raises money throughout the year to make sure Waynedale has the most spectacular fireworks show around. We will be holding this year’s show at dusk (9:30pm-ish). Don’t miss out. Get there early to get a good spot. Due to Fire Department regulations, the Koester Dr will be closed at 9p. Cars are not allowed to pass through during the fireworks.
Cost: Free
Contact: Amvets #33 260-747-4114

BINGO
When: Every Thurs; 5p doors open, 6p first game.
Where: Southwest Conservation Club – 5703 Bluffton Rd.
3RD ANNUAL JULY 4TH FIREWORKS COMMUNITY EVENT
When: July 4, 7p-10p
Where: Holy Scripture Lutheran Church Parking Lot, 8811 Kinnerk Rd. 46819
Add’l: Food and drinks will be furnished. Activities, games & photo banner. Dedication of a New Community Playground. Fireworks start at dark. Bring lawn chair or blankets.
Cost: Free
Contact: Pastor Brenner 260-478-1717

PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST
When: Sat. July 14, 7a-11a
Where: Ft Wayne Masonic Temple, 216 E Washington Blvd. 46802
Add’l: All-You-Can-Eat breakfast. Handicap-accessible and air-conditioned. Those eating can park free for the day.
Cost: $5 per person, tickets available at the door or from any member.
Contact: Margaret Smith, 260-749-6977

EMBARK – WAYNEDALE TRAILS CELEBRATION
When: Sat. July 21, 12-4p
Add’l: Encouraging the public to use the trails and sidewalks to visit area businesses who will be hosting activities and giveaways. Guests will receive a stamp on their event ‘passport’ for each business they visit and will be awarded with prizes if they visit a minimum number of the businesses listed. The event will be free to attend and participate in, and has been designed to promote healthy living and safe trail use in Waynedale.

FLEA MARKETS
When: Saturdays 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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
When: First Tues of month. Call for details.
Who: Cheryl Friar
Add’l: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 260-747-5202

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

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

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon, 7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 260-639-0549

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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