VETERANS NATIONAL MEMORIAL SHRINE AND MUSEUM
When: Fri. May 10-June 13
Where: 2122 O’Day Rd.
Add’l: Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum Will Host IHS’
The Great War: From Ration Lines to the Front Lines Traveling Exhibit
APPRENTICESHIP FAIR ON THE PLAZA
When: Fri. May 10, 10a-2p
Where: ACPL Downtown, 900 Library Plaza
Why: This event is designed to open doors to men and women who may not know these programs are out there. Representatives from 12 local trades will be on-site at this open house style event to discuss career options with the public along with several community partners including Renaissance Pointe YMCA, the National Guard, Fort Wayne United, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne.
Contact: Nicole Mays-Walker at 260-489-8574
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
KAREN’S KITCHEN DONUTS
When: Sat. May 18, 6a– 10a
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge, 7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free Will donation
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
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.
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesdays 7a
Where: Rich’s Cafe, 3411 Lwr. Huntington Rd. 46809
LANCASTER TWP. HS – ALUMNI BANQUET
When: Sat. May 25, 5:30p
Where: Habecker Dining Commons, Huntington University
Add’l: Reaching out to all who graduated from Lancaster HS before 1966. Registration starting at 5:30p
Dinner at 6p. Honored classes will be 1944, ‘49, ‘54, ‘59 & ‘64.
Contact: If you know of someone who has been missed, or you need to make reservations by contacting MarryAnn 260-356-0869
INDY 500 NINE BUCK BASH
When: Sun. May 26, 11am
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
Add’l: Come and enjoy the Indy 500 on any of our four TV’s, Shoot Pool and Play Cards. All You can eat for only Nine Bucks a Person Tacos and Pulled Pork. $1.50 Beer and pull tabs. Public welcome. Must be 21 to attend.
11TH ANNUAL OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET & BAZAAR
When: Sat. June 1, 9a-3p
Where: American Legion Post #241, 7605 Bluffton Rd. 46809
Add’l: Lots of unique new and used items, vintage items, garage sale items, direct marketing items. Bake sale and food will be available. Proceeds go to Various Local Charities. Public Welcome, come and Enjoy!
Vendors: Vendors for Space $10, Table $5 or bring your own table. Call Diana 432-6369 cell 431-7183 or Beulah 747-6305.
FOUR NEIGHBORHOODS’ GARAGE SALES
When: Thurs.-Sat. 6-8 June
Abbey Place, Westlawn, Abbey Place Villas, and The Falls of Beaver Creek — all located on the north side of Illinois Road (State Road 14) just west of I-69 exit #305, both east and west of Hadley Road
FW MAENNERCHOR/ DAMENCHOR AT GERMANFEST
June 2, 11a, Germanfest Mass at St. Peter’s Church, 518 E. Dewald St.
June 2, 4:30p, Heimatabend @ Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Dr.; Choral Concert (free), followed by Dinner ($12.00/$6.00).
June 5, 8p, Germanfest Pavilion, brief Concert and Presentation celebrating 150 years of German Culture through Song.
June 5-8, Daily, 10a-10p Germanfest Culture Tent, visit us to learn more, receive a gift, and purchase a German cookbook.
Contact: Patti Knox, 260-444-3634
When: Sat. June 8
Add’l: Race courses will be throughout the New Glenwood neighborhood and on Trier and Reed Roads. Registration fees vary on age and race selected. Please see raceroster.com/events/2019/21327/glenaqua-triathlon for pricing and race course map.
13TH ANNUAL FORT WAYNE VISIONWALK
When: Sat. June 8
Where: Headwaters Park
Add’l: Join hundreds at the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ Fort Wayne VisionWalk to help raise awareness and funds for sight-saving research for retinal diseases including retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and Usher syndrome, which affect more than 10 million Americans. People are invited to form teams or walk independently at the free, family-friendly event, which will also include activities for children, refreshments, entertainment and more. To participate or support the VisionWalk, visit www.FightBlindness.org/FortWayneVisionWalk
2019 PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT
When: Fri. June 14, 8a-3:30p
Where: Downtown Decatur
Add’l: The Plein Air Paint Out is held in conjunction with the 2019 Decatur Sculpture Tour. The new 2019 sculptures will be on display for the painters to use as their subject, if they would like.
NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK ‘BEES & BREW’ AT THE BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY
When: Fri. June 21, 6:30p
Where: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Cost: $75 per person
Add’l: In honor of National Pollinator Week, spend your evening with friends at ‘Bees & Brew’ which features a choice of honey wine or honey beer and a sampling of local honey based hors d’oeuvres with an entertaining presentation about honey bees, how they help us and how we can help them. Take a personalized tour of the gardens, sample raw honey, make DIY beeswax candles, Q&A with beekeepers; and for the adventurous, suit up for a beekeeping experience with live beehives.
Contact: Must RSVP on southwesthoney.com
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
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
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
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.
Editor’s Note: We accept event submissions online at www.waynedalenews.com