“THAT’S MY JAM” CANNING CLASS
When: Thurs. Sept. 27, 6-9p
Where: Ivy Tech Community College, 3701 Dean Dr. 46835
Add’l: “That’s My Jam: Canning and Food Preservation” will lead you through all of the steps you need to know to preserve seasonal foods for the whole year ’round. The class will focus on canning and freezing fresh produce, jams, and jellies. To register or learn more about IvyLiving classes, visit IvyTech.edu/fortwayne/living
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
VERIZON’S CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY
When: Sat. Sept. 29, 9a-9p
Where: Verizon, 6801 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Free food, games & prizes! Great Deals!
COMMUNITY HEALTH & INFORMATION FAIR
When: Fri. Oct. 5, 8a- noon
Where: Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St.
Add’l: Featuring 25 Community Vendors & Francine’s Friends Mobile Mamography. Blood Draw Lab Work. Sponsors of the event include Organized Labor & United Way.
When: Sat. Oct. 6, 6a-10a
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge, 7039 Elzey St. 46809
Cost: Free-will donation
LIONS, TIGERS & BEER, BLACK PINE!
When: Sat. Oct. 6
Where: Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, 1426 W 300 N.
Add’l: Enjoy an adult evening of beer tasting, dinner, exploring and observing the animals, music, and silent auction. This popular, casual gathering of Black Pine “fans” includes the opportunity to explore the Sanctuary at your leisure to meet many of our senior animal keepers, members of our Board of Directors, paid staff, and others who support the mission and care about animals. All participants must be 21 or older to enter.
FAFSA KICK-OFF EVENT
When: Sat. Oct. 6, 10a- 2p
Where: Community Engagement Center (FACE), 230 E. Douglas Ave.
Add’l: Experts from FWCS and Purdue University Fort Wayne will offer free assistance to those interested in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Filing the FAFSA, a government form that streamlines the financial aid process for students wishing to get a college degree or credential, is necessary to qualify for assistance and reduce student loan burden.
END GERRYMANDERING WORKSHOP
When: Sat. Oct. 6 10a- 1:30p
Where: Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1505 Bethany Ln.
Add’l: The training is free and open to everyone. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required to ensure materials will be available for all – please RSVP to Julia Vaughn at firstname.lastname@example.org before Oct. 4th.
HARDY’S FALL FESTIVAL
When: Sat. Oct. 6, 10a-4p; Sat. Oct. 13, 10a-4p
Where: 4525 Knoll Road
Add’l: Join us for kid’s games, shopping & food. Camel rides (Oct. 6), and Pony rides (Oct. 13)
EDUCATIONAL MEDICARE SEMINAR
When: Tue. Oct. 9, 2- 3p; Thurs. Oct. 11, 2- 3p
Where: Eagles #248, 4940 Bluffton Road, 46809
Add’l: RSVP to 260-747-0033
HANDS ONLY CPR CLASS
When: Tues. Oct. 9, 6p
Where: 3619 East Yoder Rd, Fort Wayne
Add’l: Hands Only CPR, No Mouth to Mouth involved! Class is Free to attend, but limited to the first 20 registrations. Additional Class dates Available Register on Facebook Poe Fire Department or call the Station
FORT WAYNE SOUP
When: Thurs. Oct. 11, 6p
Where: The Summit, 1025 W Rudisill Blvd, 46807
Add’l: Make an impact in the community and enjoy a night of networking and presentations about community projects. Each guest receives dinner and a vote to go towards a communinity initative.
Cost: $5 online at fortwaynesoup.org or tickets at the door
When: Oct. 12-14, 9a-4p
Where: 6000 N 300 W27, La Fontaine
Add’l: Free shuttle Sat. & Sun. from Justice Middle School, 720 N. Miller Ave. Marion
NEW BUSINESS OPEN HOUSE
When: Sat. Oct. 13, 11a-2p
Where: Cardinal Real Estate, 2501 Lower Huntington Road, 46809
Add’l: Come have lunch in the alley! Giveaways, Pumpkins, and Meet & Greet.
RENNAISSANCE IN ROANOKE
When: Sat. Oct. 13, 10a-4p
Where: Main Street, Roanoke, IN
Add’l: Fine art show and juried craft show.
LONGABERGER BASKETS & “31” BAGS BINGO
When: Mon. Oct. 15, 7P
Where: 201 W. Mills St, Ossian
Add’l: Baskets and Bags will be filled with extra “goodies”
ANNUAL MUSIC EDUCATOR’S WORKSHOP
When: Tues. Oct. 16, 4p
Where: Purdue University Rhinehart Music Center
Add’l: The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) hosts the Music Educator’s Workshop for teachers from Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. This program brings dozens of educators together to learn a variety of music education methods from well-known clinicians.
Cost: $35 (includes meal & materials), or $10 for currently enrolled college students. Rsvp before Oct. 10 to www.eventbrite.com/e/music-educators-workshop-tickets-49606522444
SALUTE TO 1960’S ROCK HITS
When: Fri. Oct. 19, 7:30p
Where: The Cottage Event Center, 9524 US-24, Roanoke
Add’l: The music will be presented by THE BOBBY SWAG BAND; the event will raise funds for The Roanoke Police Department.
Cost: Tickets are $12 and may be purchased by calling 260-483-3508, at John’s Meat Market in Roanoke, or online at cottageeventcenter.com
ONE NIGHT WITHOUT A HOME
When: Fri. Oct. 19
Where: Charis House, 431 Fairmount Pl. 46808
Add’l: The event is intended to give participants a glimpse of being homeless while also raising awareness about homelessness and raising funds for The Rescue Mission. More info at www.therescuemission .net/onenight2018
When: Sat. Oct. 20, 9a- 3p
Where: 5634 County Road. 11-A, Interstate 69, Exit 326, Auburn, IN
Add’l: Antique/Vintage, Resale Show & Sale and Model Train Show & Sale
When: Sat. Oct. 20, 6-10:30p
Where: The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Ave.
Add’l: Explore the Fort by night and hear tales of actual encounters with the Fort’s ghosts as told by re-enactors, visitors and “ghost watchers”. Maybe the Old Fort’s resident ghost, Lt. Ostrander, will join us in welcoming you!
Cost: $5 age 10 & up; children 9 and under FREE.
Contact: www.oldfortwayne.org or (260) 437-2836
LUNCH & LEARN – RECOGNIZING & RECOVERING FROM A STROKE
When: Wed. Oct. 24, 12- 1:30p
Where: 7515 Winchester Road, 46819
Add’l: RSVP to 260-415-7741
5TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR
When: Sat., Nov. 17, 9a-3p
Where: American Legion Post 241 Auxiliary
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Public Welcome! Bake Sale & Food Available. Vendor Tables $15 ea. Proceeds to benefit local charities.
Contact: Diana West
When: Sat., Nov. 10, 9a-3p
Where: Peace United Church Of Christ
9123 Aboite Center Rd.
Add’l: Bake Sale & Food Available. Public Welcome
Come & Enjoy!
Vendors: $15 per table
Proceeds to benefit Foods Resource Bank
PURDUE VARSITY GLEE CLUB CONCERT
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center
When: Fri. Oct. 26, 7p
Add’l: The Glee Club’s versatile repertoire includes gospel, vocal jazz, swing, contemporary hits, romantic ballads, classical selections, barbershop, folk, opera choruses, patriotic standards, country and novelty tunes.
Cost: Tickets are $25, adults and $10 for students and can be purchased at the door or on line at pfw.edu/tickets
CRAFT SHOW & SALE
When: Sat. Oct. 27, 9a- 3p
Where: Lighted Gardens, 10794 N. St. Rd. #1, Ossian
Add’l: Over 40 different tables to shop!
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesdays 7a
Where: Rich’s Cafe, 3411 Lwr. Huntington Rd. 46809
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
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.
When: Every Thurs; 5p doors open, 6p first game.
Where: Southwest Conservation Club – 5703 Bluffton Rd.
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
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.
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
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.
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
When: Tuesdays, 9a–11a
Where: Boy Scout Office
8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
When: Thursdays, 6p-7p
Where: Aldersgate Community, 2417 Getz Road
FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed
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
When: Mondays, 6:30p–9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr.
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
When: First Thurs, 10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Who: Alzheimers Association
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
When: First Tues of month. Call for details.
Who: Cheryl Friar
Add’l: Bring plenty of business cards
THE KOREAN WAR
Who: Korean War
Indiana Chapter One
Second Sat. 10a
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon, 7p
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
When: Second Wednesday, 9a–10a
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Editor’s Note: We accept event submissions online at waynedalenews.com/online-submissions/submit-a-community-calendar-event/