August 17, 2018 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ARTCITY AT RIVERCITY
When: Sat. Aug. 18, 11a-6p
Where: TekVenture, 1550 Griffin St. 46803
Add’l: We are excited to present our second annual Artcity at Rivercity festival! We will have artists, craftsmen, and creators of all forms at our event including live music, food trucks, and drinks!! Official festival we will have art vendors, indoor and outdoor, live music, food trucks and more! For additional information or to sign up for a booth/volunteer, fortwayneheartofthecity.com/tek-venture
Cost: Free

THE 4TH ANNUAL NE IN WOODWORKING ARTISANS FAIR
When: Sat. Aug. 18, 9a- 4p
Where: 14215 Lima Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46818
Add’l: Visit OakTree Supply to meet award-winning regional wood and fine metal artists, manufacturer’s representatives, and see woodworking technique demonstrations throughout the day. The Northeast Indiana Woodworkers Fair is unique in that only specific artisans are invited as participants, selected for their contribution to wood and fine metal working. Additionally this year, we have added more day long woodworking technique demonstrations, food trucks and live chainsaw carving.
Cost: Free

ERIN’S HOUSE 25th BIRTHDAY FAMILY FUN DAY
When: Sat. Aug. 25 1–4p
Where: Erin’s House, 5670 YMCA Park Drive, 46835
Add’l: Hosting a Family Fun Day to celebrate Erin’s House’s 25th birthday. The Family Fun Day is a free event open to all ages, including a bounce house, dunk tank, face painting, crafts and food.
Contact: 260-423-2466 or visit www.ErinsHouse.org

2018 WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY PICNIC
When: Sat. Aug. 25, 10a- 3p
Where: Waynedale Park, Intersection of 2900 Koons and Elzey Street- just off of Lower Huntington Road
What: The picnic is a family friendly event that has been a long-standing tradition in the Waynedale community, drawing over 2,000 attendees yearly. Made possible by over a hundred local businesses and organizations who have donated to the community event. There will be free lunch and snacks. Fun to be had with bingo, kids games, inflatable obstacle course, appearances from our local police, EMT and fire departments, Science Exploration Tent, face painting, vendors and more.
Cost: Event is FREE to residents in the Waynedale area

TACO BAR
When: Sat. Aug. 25, 4pm-7pm
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge, 7039 Elzey St, 46809
Add’l: Come support our masonic youth groups, and eat a delicious taco! An all you can eat taco bar for only $5. The proceeds from this event will go to assisting the members in paying for events and activities. Job’s Daughters Indiana, Bethel #8 often gives back to our community through community service, and our philanthropic project: H.I.K.E!
Cost: $5

GOOD OLD DAYS ~ ACROSS THE DECADES
When: Fri. Sept. 7, 4-6:30p
Where: Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Rd. 46819
Add’l: The Old Fort Model A Car Club will have a number of vintage cars on display. The J Taylors will be performing. Beef stew & biscuit, ice cream and caramel corn will be served.
Cost: Free to attend, donations to benefit the Waynedale Corridor Project.

LIGONIER MARSHMALLOW FESTIVAL
When: Aug. 31 – Sept. 3
Where: Ligonier, Indiana
Add’l: A Fun Friendly Family Event. Rides, Food and Performances. Splash Pad is open all weekend. A Fireworks display at Kennry Park At Dusk, on Friday, Aug 31. The Grand Parade will be on Labor Day, September 3rd. Search event on Facebook for more details.
Cost: No admission or parking fees.

CAR, TRUCK, MOTORCYCLE SHOW & CRUISE-IN
When: Labor Day, Mon, Sept. 3, 8a-2:30p
Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles #248, 4940 Bluffton Rd. 46809
Add’l: Car Show, 50/50 Drawing, Door Prizes, Drink, Breakfast and Lunch Specials. Cash prizes and trophies awarded at 2:30p for cars & motorcycles.
Contact: 260-478-2482 to participate.

FLEA MARKET
When: Saturday 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

SAFETY FAIR
When: Sat. Sept. 22
Where: Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center
Add’l: Family friendly activities, giveaways, safety demos, free sandwiches from Chick-Fil-A. Including Coffee with a Cop, DNR ATV Safety, FW Hazmat, Safety Village and Spotz the Dog, Lutheran Air Helicopter, New Haven Fire Department Survive Alive Trailer, Fort Wayne Bomb Unit and much, much more.

BOTANICAL ROOTS – CONCERTS
When: Every Fri. 8:30p, through Aug 31
Where: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Events: Aug. 3: Governor Davis (Blues)
Aug. 17: Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound (Omni-Pop)
Aug. 24: Indika (Reggae)
Aug. 31: Flatfoot 56
Add’l: Local bands will warm up the scene. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from Mad Anthony Brewing Company; no outside food or beverage allowed. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.; shows start at 8:30 p.m. and the events take place outdoors.
Cost: Admission is $6 at the gate. Youth ages 12 and under are admitted free with a parent or guardian.

BE A TOURIST IN YOUR OWN HOMETOWN
When: Sun. Sept. 9
Where: Downtown Fort Wayne
Add’l: On Sunday, September 9th, you can visit 16 of Fort Wayne’s participating attractions and museums – FOR FREE! Just use your passport to gain free admission to many attractions. Passports are available at Visit Fort Wayne and at any Kroger or Old National Bank location after August 21st.

FT WAYNE CHRISTIAN WRITERS GUILD
When: 4th Tues of each month, 6:00p-7:30ish
Where: Waynedale Public Library, 2200 Lower Huntington Rd. 46819
Why: To share news, encouragement & knowledge about writing.
Add’l: No cost. All levels of writers encouraged to attend.
Contact: Kayleen Reusser 260-273-9264

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: Steve at 705-8468

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.

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.

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

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

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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