Upcoming June Events

FAIRFIELD TERRACE & BELMONT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS GARAGE SALES
When: June 6, 7 & 8, 8a-3p

BELLE VISTA & ALLENDALE NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE
When: Fri. June 7 & Sat. June 8; 9a-5p

FW MAENNERCHOR/ DAMENCHOR AT GERMANFEST
Add’l: 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

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

GLENAQUA TRIATHLON
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.
Contact: 260-417-2543

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

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

NATURE PLAY DAY
When: Thurs. June 13, 1–5p
Where: Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center
Add’l: There will be a variety of guided and self-guided activities to choose from all afternoon. Dip for tadpoles, create a nature craft, go on a hike, work on a scavenger hunt, and much more! More information can be found at www.goshen.edu/merrylea/category/event/
Cost: Free

2019 PLEIN AIR
PAINT OUT
When: Fri. June 14,
8a-3:30p
Where: 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.
Cost: $10
Contact: decatursculpturetour.com

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesdays 7a
Where: Rich’s Cafe, 3411 Lwr. Huntington Rd. 46809
Contact: 260-466-2468

BUG DAY!
When: Sat. June 22, 10a – 3p
Where: Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
Add’l: Explore and learn about the exciting world of exotic butterflies and the Monarch butterfly migration at our summer “Bug Day” event where visitors can take part in activities, games and crafts, all with a “buggy theme.” Guests can create their own “bug” or take home a bug balloon crafted by a local balloon artist. Local experts will show which bugs make good pets, what honey bees need, how to avoid ticks, and more!

STOP THE BLEED CLASS
When: Sun. June 23, 3-4:30pm
Where: 3619 East Yoder Road, Fort Wayne Indiana
Add’l: Uncontrolled bleeding is a major cause of preventable deaths. Learn simple measures that can save many lives. Please register with your name, email, and phone number. Please wear old clothes. Register by email poefireems@gmail.com or 260-639-3992. Class size limited.
Cost: FREE

41ST ANNUAL MEMBERS’ SHOWCASE
When: Fri. June 28, 5p-8p
Where: Artlink
Add’l: This exhibition features artists working in all mediums at all stages of their artistic careers. The Members’ Showcase provides immediate access to a gallery exhibition for our artist members. This exhibition will be on view through August 2, 2019.
Cost: Free

KEKIONGA STEEL PAN REUNION
When: June 22, 3pm
Where: Kekionga Middle School
Add’l: Come reunite with friends and bring a food dish.
Contact: Dani 260-710-1912

FOOD PRESERVATION WORKSHOP
When: Sat. July 13, 9a-noon
Where: Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center
Add’l: We will discuss the science of canning, processing times, and important techniques to ensure safe food preservation. Participants will leave the workshop with samples of food they have helped preserve! This program is intended for adults. Registration by July 10. See our website for more details www.goshen.edu/merrylea/category/event/
Cost: $15/adult

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

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

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.
Cost: free
Contact: Marilee Stroud 260-312-6069

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

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

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

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

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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