ALLEN COUNTY NEIGHBORHOODS ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY MEETING
When: Thurs. April 25, 6:30-8p
Where: Omni Room in the Garden Level of Citizens Square, 200 East Berry Street, Fort Wayne
Add’l: ACNA helps neighborhood associations in both incorporated and unincorporated areas of Allen County access county services and share ideas for resolving common concerns.
LAKESHORES GARAGE SALE
Who: Lakeshores Community Association
When: Fri & Sat, April 26 & 27, 9a – 4p
Where: Lakeshores addition in Waynedale, West & East.
Association wide garage sale.
When: Sat. April 27 10a-noon
Where: Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne
Add’l: Children will be able to explore nearly 50 vehicles, which will include a SWAT vehicle, bread truck, wrecker, school bus, limo, semi truck, and more. There will also be free snacks and additional activities, including “paint the plow,” tricycle rides, and storytelling. This event is free and open to the public.
Contact: Cari Knuth at 260-480-4135
DJ DIAMOND DAVE
When: Thurs. May 2
Where: VFW 1421, Bluffton Rd Waynedale
Add’l: Come on out and join the Fun! Wings Night 2/$1.25. Open to Public
Contact: VFW 1421 260-747-7767
When: Thursdays, 6p-7p
Where: Aldersgate Community, 2417 Getz Road
SPRING OPEN HOUSE
When: May 3-5, Friday and Sat. 9a-6p and Sun. 11a-5p
Where: McNamara Florist, 4322 Deforest Ave.
Add’l: Shop special sale items throughout the garden center and nursery and find the best selection of locally grown flowers, vegetable plants, perennials and more!
HISTORIC SWINNEY HOMESTEAD PLANT SALE
When: Fri. May 3, 10a-4p
Where: 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. 46802
Add’l: Morning early Americana music and spinning demonstrations; all day–refreshments, hand-arts display, bake sale and plant sale. Herbs will be in the basement–perennial diggings on the lawn. Proceeds from Settlers, Inc. events support the Swinney Homestead. settlersinc.org
PHEASANT RUN ADDITION
Where: Pheasant Run Addition
When: Sat. May 4, 9a-4p
Add’l: Behind Wayne High School, off Dunkleberg Road. Some sales also Fri, May 3.
When: Sat. May 4, 6a-10a
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge, 7039 Elzey St. 46809
Cost: Free-will donation
ASSOCIATION GARAGE SALES
When: Fri & Sat, May 3 & 4, 9a- 4p
Where: Liberty Hills Association, enter from Liberty Hills Road
Add’l: Tools, Household Items, Toys, Clothes, Etc.
MENSA ADMISSION TEST
When: Sat. May 4
Where: First Presbyerian Church, 300 W Wayne St. Room 304
Add’l: Registration begins at 9:30 AM, testing begins at 10:00; $60 and photo ID required. Must be age 14 or older* For more information contact: Dan Klopfenstein, 710-0030
CANCER SERVICES’ ANNUAL LAPPER AND SURVIVORS DAY
When: Sat. May 11
Where: 6316 Mutual Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Add’l: The money raised through this walk stays in Northeast Indiana to help our neighbors and friends who have cancer. This year, Cancer Services invites the community to help raise $80,000 in celebration of the organization’s 75th anniversary. The celebration includes food, music, and fun for the entire family. Register to participate or make a donation online at lapper.cancer-services.org
Contact: Keiara Carr, 260-484-9560
When: Sat & Sun, May 17-18
Where: Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center
Add’l: Fun-filled festival is a great experience for the whole family. You can expect camping, canoeing, hiking, campfires, creating nature crafts, visiting our Sustainable Farm, and much more! Visit our website www.goshen.edu/merrylea/naturefest for more information and to register.
DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP
When: The 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month 7-8:30 p
Where: First Presbyterian Church, Room 303
Add’l: We have all lived with depression and feel we can help others with our lived experience and with the use of literature.
Contact: Marilee Stroud 260-312-6069
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesdays 7a
Where: Rich’s Cafe, 3411 Lwr. Huntington Rd. 46809
TRILLIUM GARDEN CLUB ANNUAL PLANT SALE
When: Tues. May 21, 8a
Where: Aboite Ctr.& Homestead Rds, in St. E’s Parking Lot
Why: Share our expertise and the joys of gardening
Add’l: Perennials, shade plants, trees, ground cover, bulbs, vegetables & much more. We support 4-H programs, Little River Project, Master Gardeners, Lutheran Pediatric Clinic.
APPLESEED QUILT GUILD MEETINGS
When: First Tuesday each month, 6:30p
Where: Classic Café Event Center, 4832 Hillegas Rd.
Add’l: Our members include all levels of quilting experience — novice, intermediate and advanced. If you want to meet other quilters, do charity projects, learn to quilt or discover new quilting techniques. Come join us for quilting fun! Guests are welcome to attend three meetings without paying dues, which are $30.00 for the year.
UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Open To The Public Events
– FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY – 5-7p
1st & 3rd Fri each month All you can eat, includes 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. Open to the public.
Cost: $9 adults, children age 12 and under $5, Age 5 & under Free.
– TRAP & SKEET – Noon
Every second and last Sunday of the month. Full 8 station skeet field with low & high house. And 5 station trap field. Open to the public.
Cost: $5 Per Round Of 25 Birds
– 3D ARCHERY SHOOT – 9a
First & Third Sun. of the month, 40 target round, $10 adults, $5 kids, All Ages welcome
More info: www.southwest conservationclub.org
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
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
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.
Editor’s Note: We accept event submissions online at www.waynedalenews.com