UPCOMING DECEMBER EVENTS

MILK BANK DONOR DRIVE
When: Mon. Nov. 26, 3-7p
Where: Lutheran Children’s Hospital, 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Add’l: The Milk Bank and Lutheran Children’s Hospital are co-hosting the region’s first breast milk donation drive. Women who are currently or have recently finished lactating are encouraged to donate their stored, surplus milk to care for ill and fragile infants across the region.

SCHOOLS TUESDAY TOURS
When: Nov. 27 and Dec. 4 and 11
Add’l: Families are invited to visit Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elementary, middle and high schools during Tuesday Tours. Each school in the District will offer tours during school hours to allow families to see the work going on in each building prior to the Dec. 14 deadline to submit school choice lottery applications. During Tuesday Tours, families can visit most elementary schools from 9-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m.; middle schools from 8-10 a.m.; and high schools from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bunche and Towles will offer tours from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and noon-2 p.m. Families not able to attend during these times are welcome to call their school(s) of interest and arrange an alternative time.

WEST SIDE STORY PERFORMANCE
When: Fri. Nov. 30, 7p; Sat. Dec. 1, 7p; Sun. Dec. 2 6p
Where: Bishop Luers HS
Add’l: “West Side Story” tells the story of Romeo and Juliet in modern times, with music by Leonard Bernstein.
Cost: Tickets $10, 260-456-1261, Ext. 3133. Tickets are also available at the door.

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Sat. Dec. 1, 6a-10a
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge, 7039 Elzey St. 46809
Cost: Free-will donation

SETTLERS’ CHRISTMAS ‘AT HOME’
When: Dec. 7, 2-4p; & Dec. 8, 10:30a-12:30p & 2-4p
The Settlers will have Fort Wayne’s Historic Swinney Homestead,
Where: 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Add’l: Guests are invited to celebrate the Christmas spirit and enjoy a cup of syllabub, tasty savories, sweets and tea. The Hearthstone Ensemble will provide music of the season.
Cost: Reservations are taken at 260-747-1229 and 260-747-1501. Fee $25 per person.

DECATUR ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET
When: Dec 8, 2018; Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 9, Apr 13,
Where: Riverside Center, 231 E. Monroe Street, Decatur
Why: Fundraiser for City of Decatur/ Hanna Nuttman Proj.
Add’l: An average of 40 vendors offering handmade jewelry, seasonal home décor, cleaning supplies, skin care, paintings and prints, baked goods, metal and wood décor and art, food items, soaps & bath balms, books, fabric arts, handmade cards, and so much more.
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: 260-223-7828

FAÇADE GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE
When: Fri. Dec. 14
Add’l: Grant provides local businesses the opportunity to apply for matching grants to improve the exteriors of their buildings. Buildings with a single business are eligible for up to a $20,000 matching grant Applications are available at www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org/facade
Contact: Call 311 or Lindsey.Maksim@CityofFortWayne.org

ANNUAL GERMAN CHRISTMAS CONCERT
When: Sun. Dec. 16, 4p
Where: St Peter’s Catholic Church, 518 East Wald
Add’l: The Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor will present its annual Christmas Concert at St Peter’s Catholic Church at 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The concert will feature traditional German Christmas music sung by the Ft. Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor (men’s and women’s choir).
Cost: Free, open to the public
Contact: Patti Knox, 260-444-3634

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

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.

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

WAYNEDALE HOLIDAY WREATH SHOW & SILENT AUCTION
When: Thurs, Nov. 29
thru Thurs, Dec. 13
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lwr Huntington Rd.
Add’l: The Waynedale Community Improvement Team & Waynedale Business Chamber invites you to view and bid on Holiday wreaths which will be on display at the library. Wreaths have been sponsored by and decorated by local businesses. Proceeds will benefit the Waynedale Corridor project.

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: 260-206-3583

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

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