August 31, 2018 – COMMUNITY EVENTS

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.

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.

FLEA MARKET
When: Sat. 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

CURLY’S 5TH ANNUAL PAWFEST
When: Sun. Sept. 9, 3-6pm
Where: Curly’s Village Inn, 4205 Bluffton Rd. 46819
Cost: $10 Food Buffet
Why: Fundraiser for the Allen County SPCA.

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.

FALL BONSAI DISPLAY
When: Sat. Sept. 15, 10a-3p
Where: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S Calhoun St. 46802
What: Explore a forest of miniature trees carefully trained and pruned by members of our local bonsai club. Elms, maples, junipers and other familiar plants look just like their outdoor cousins – but a fraction of their size! The club also grows tropical bonsai that don’t need special winter treatment. Learn about the fascinating hobby or just enjoy “a stroll in the miniature forest.” Bonsai pots and young plants will be available to purchase. Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Bonsai Club.
Cost: Enjoy a special admission price that day: $3/adult, $2/child; children 2 and under, free. For more info, call (260) 427-6440

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesdays 7a
Where: Rich’s Cafe, 3411 Lwr. Huntington Rd. 46809
Contact: 260-747-7907

FGC: FABULOUS FALL FLOWERS
When: Sat, Sept. 22, 11a–1p
Where: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S Calhoun St. 46802
What: Nothing says fall like beautiful autumn flowers! Join us this month as we learn about blossoms that open at the end of the growing season, such as chrysanthemums and asters. Are fall flowers annuals or perennials? Do they attract bees and butterflies? Which ones can you grow at home? While you visit, you can create a simple fall flower to take home for decorating.

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.

SPORT CLUB FISH FRY
When: Fri. Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Jan 25, Feb 22, March 22, April 19; 4:30-7:00pm
Where: Fort Wayne Sports Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave. 46802
Cost: $9

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

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

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. 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. 46809
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: 2nd 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: 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: 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

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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