When: Oct. 12-14, 9a-4p
Where: Mississinewa Battlefield, Marion, IN
Add’l: America’s Most Exciting Living History Weekend. Free shuttle Sat. & Sun. from Justice Middle School, 720 N. Miller Ave. Marion
“THE CURIOUS SAVAGE” H.S. PERFORMANCE
When: Sat. Oct. 13, 7:30p; Sun. Oct. 14 7:30p
Where: Bishop Luers High School
Add’l: BLHS Drama Department will present “The Curious Savage,” a comedy centered around Ethel Savage, a wealthy widow who is trying to cope with her family putting her into a home for the “insane.”
Cost: Tickets are $10 and will be available for purchase at the door.
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
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”
SALUTE TO 1960’S ROCK
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, or online at cottageeventcenter.com
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
GROWL AT THE MOON
When: Fri. Oct. 19, 6p
Where: Grand Wayne Convention Center
Add’l: This casual, one-of-a-kind evening features food, drink, live and silent auctions, and a chance for some of the event’s 400+ guests to sing their hearts out in a lively karaoke competition. Proceeds from the event will support the Allen County SPCA’s work in saving the lives of homeless animals in our community.
Cost: Individual tickets are $125. Full tables and corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available. Visit www.growlatthemoon.org
FALL LEAF FUN
When: Sat. Oct. 20, 10a
Where: Lawton Park
Add’l: Kids discover the mysterious world of leaves! We’ll reveal the reason why leaves change color in the fall with a fun science lab, get creative with leaf rubbings, and enjoy a tasty themed snack all in an hour!
ST. MARY’S PATHWAY TRAIL CLEAN UP
When: Sat. Oct. 20, 9a
Where: Meet at Penguin Point and walk to trail. Clean-up supplies are provided.
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
When: Sat. Oct. 20
Add’l: Fort Wayne’s most anticipated Halloween event full of frightful family fun is back! With more than 35 ghoulishly great activities for people to enjoy throughout the day and evening, Fright Night has something for everyone! More info at downtownfortwayne.com/fright-night/
When: Water Pollution Control Plant, Sat. Oct. 20, 10a- noon; Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant, Sat. Oct. 27, 10a- noon
Add’l: Visitors will see how the plant operates, visit the award-winning testing laboratory and view its high powered microscope, and learn about the importance of the plant for our health and safety.
FALL COMMUNITY CONCERT
When: Tues. Oct. 23, 7:30p
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center (IPFW campus)
Add’l: Fort Wayne Area Community Band will present its first concert of the formal season. The program will include excerpts from four of Richard Wagner’s finest operas and more
Cost: $8 adults, $7 seniors Children under 18 free
LUNCH & LEARN – RECOGNIZING & RECOVERING FROM A STROKE
When: Wed. Oct. 24, 12- 1:30p
Where: 7515 Winchester Rd, 46819
Add’l: RSVP to 260-415-7741
COMMUNITY UNITY NEIGHBORHOOD FAMILY FUN NIGHTS
When: Jennings Recreation Center, Thurs. Oct. 25, 6-8p; Faith Methodist Church, Thurs. Nov. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Add’l: The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites citizens to three upcoming FREE Community Unity Family Fun Nights! Be part of a community safety forum then enjoy a community dinner along with games and prizes for the kids. These events are great opportunities for neighbors to meet, greet and eat as they learn about how our police department is engaging to keep our neighborhoods safe.
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!
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: Sat., Nov. 10, 9a-3p
Where: Peace United Church Of Christ 9123 Aboite Ctr.
Add’l: Bake Sale & Food Available. Public Welcome
Come & Enjoy!
Vendors: $15 per table. Proceeds to benefit Foods Resource Bank.
Contact: Diana West; 260-432-6369, 260-431-7183
FISH DINNER FUNDRAISER FOR MAPLEWOOD ELM
When: Fri. Nov. 16, 5p-7:30pm
Where: Maplewood Elementary, 2200 Maplewood Rd, 46819
Add’l: Waynedale Lions Club will be raising funds to go towards the purchase of new sports equipment and clothing items for students. The fundraiser will be an all you can eat fish or chicken dinner with desserts provided by the PTA and other community associations.
Cost: $10 pre-sale for adults ($12 at the door) and $7 for children (children 3 and under eat free). 260-467-7190 for more info.
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; 260-432-6369, 260-431-7183
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: 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: emotionsanonymous.org
Contact: Steve 260-705-8468
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.
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