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COMMUNITY CALENDAR 09/21/12

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FISH & TENDERLOIN DINNER
Who:
Bethany Lutheran Church
When: Saturday
September 29
4:30 to 7:30 pm
Cost: $8 for adults
$5 for ages 5-12
Under 5 is free
Carry-outs available
Info: Also serving slaw or applesauce, chips, dessert and a drink
Contact: Gina Smith
705-3775

MAINTAIN YOUR BRAIN
Who: Kingston Residence
When: Thursday
September 27
2:30pm
Where: Kingston Residence
7515 Winchester Road
Info: Celebrate Active Aging Week with Free Bingo
Contact: 415 – 7741

FLOWERS
ON THE RIVER
Who: YWCA
Northeast Indiana
When: Monday, October 1
5pm
Info: Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October
Each flower thrown onto the river symbolizes a life that has been affected by domestic violence.
Participants gather at the YWCA on Spy Run Avenue at 5:00 pm and walk together to the bridge at 5:15
Contact: Sydney Weaver
260-424-4908

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luers H.S.
Front Office
333 E. Paulding Rd.
Cost: Tax receipt will be provided for each gown or dress brought in
Info: We are collecting formal wear that we will resell for $25.
With each gown sold, pointers and signs of what to look for in an abusive relationship is attached. ALL money collected will be used to either donate to a Domestic Violence organization, bring in speakers to share their stories and/or purchase educational materials to use in the classroom.
Contact: Joni Kuhn
260-615-4831

FISH FRY AND
BAKE SALE
Who:
Fort Wayne Sports Club
When: Friday, September 28
4:30pm - 7pm
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave.
Cost: $8 Adults
Children 6-10 $4
Info: All-you-can-eat-fish, baked potato or scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce with roll and butter and dessert.
Contact: Phil Wisniewski
515-1695

WANT TO HONOR A VETERAN?
Who: Korean War Veterans Association Indiana Chapter One
Info:  You can do so by placing a Memorial brick on the beautiful walkway Shrine on O’Day Road in Fort Wayne.
Contact: Ron
260-493-7569

FALL BAZAAR
Who: Lutheran Life Villages
When: Friday, October 5
9am – 6pm
Lunch served 10am – 2pm
Where:
6701 S. Anthony Blvd
Info: This fundraising event includes: Bake Sale, with pies, jams, cookies, brownies, & more!
Clothing sale: Gently used adult clothing, shoes, jewelry & purses.
Christmas Shop: Ornaments, crafts, stocking stuffers, wreaths & collectibles.
Cookbooks: Lutheran Life Villages recipes, 500 of them!
Cash and checks only.
Contact: Carol Flowers
447-1591

MEN’S SMOKER NIGHT
Who: Bishop Luers H.S.
When: Saturday, October 6
Where:
333 East Paulding Rd.
Cost: $25 per person
Must be 21 to attend
Info: Enjoy football, cigars, food, drinks and raffle
Contact: Monica Zwick
456-1261 x 3008

CANTERBURY SCHOOL 5K FAMILY RUN/WALK
Who: Canterbury H.S.
When: Saturday, October 13
Final registration 8am
Where: Canterbury H.S.
3210 Smith Rd.
Cost: Entry Fee of $15 and a canned-food donation
Info: Course map can viewed at www.canterburyschool.org
Contact: 317-258-0770

JUST GIVE ME JESUS SIMULCAST
Who: Waynedale UMC
When: September 21
7pm
Where: Waynedale UMC
2501 Church St.
Info: Free presentation.
Presentation by Anne Graham Lotz

FALL FESTIVAL
Who:
St. Joseph Hessen Cassel
When: September 22
Where:
11521 South US 27
Info: Come and enjoy the many exciting events!
Contact: 639-3748

CONCERT
Who: Waynedale UMC
When: October 12
Where: 2501 Church St.
Cost: $5 a person or $10 a family
Info: The Jim and Jonie Ministries Southern Gospel Singing Duet

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S
Who:
Alzheimer’s Association
When: Saturday
September 22
10am
Where: Headwaters Park
Info: Nearly one thousand people from the Fort Wayne area are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Contact: Joanna Rosenthal
317-587-2240

ELMHURST HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1977 REUNION
Who: Elmhurst High School
When: Saturday
September 22
Where: Comfort Inn and Suites on W. Jefferson Blvd.
Info: Members of the class can contact Nancy Rush at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info on this 35th Class Reunion.

SUPPORT GROUP
Who: Fathers United for Equal Rights
When: 2nd & 4th Mondays
7:30pm
Where: IHOP on Coliseum
Info: Support group for divorce, paternity, visitation, support and custody
Contact: Bob Fraser
260-493-9788

PAPER GATOR
RECYCLE BIN
Who: Avalon Food Pantry
When: Now!
Where:
1500 Lower Huntington Rd.
Church office
Cost: Free
Info: Help the food pantry
We will receive payment for paper.
Accepted: Newspaper, mail, office paper, phone books, magazines, paper books, catalogues, computer paper, all kinds of paper!
NO grocery bags or cardboard.
Contact: 747-1531
or 414-8391

ACCEPTING APPS FOR VOLUNTEER EMTS & FIREFIGHTERS
Who: Poe Volunteer
Fire Department
When: Mon, Wed, Fri
7am – 7pm
Where: 3619 E. Yoder Rd.
Info: Accepting volunteers
Contact: Stop by the office
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
403-1041

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When:  Tuesdays
9am – 11am
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
478-2515

HONOR THE SPECIAL VETERAN IN YOUR LIFE!
Who:
Korean War Veterans Assn
Info: Memorial Day & Fathers Day honor a veteran in your life with a brick engraved with his name and placed on O’ Day Rd.
Contact: Ron Barnhart
260-493-7569

ME-‘N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6pm to 7 pm
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10am – 4pm
Where: Drop off
3636 Illinois Rd.
Info: Bring in bed linens, extra blankets and towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting furniture and goods
Contact: 260-471-5802 ext 5

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF HARMONY CHORUS
When: Mondays
6:30pm – 9pm
Where:
5120 Speedway Drive
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104 or
townsofharmony.org

MORNING WALKING/WELLNESS PROGRAM
Who: ASH Centre
When: Monday – Friday
8am to 10am
Where: 1701 Freeman St.
Info: Coffee, tea, snacks available

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Who:
Alzheimer’s Association
When: 1st Thurs of month
Time: 10am
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note:  Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

GOLDEN KIWANIS
Meet Thursdays
11:30am
Atz’s
Ice Cream Shoppe
Tillman Road
SOUTHWEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
4pm – 6pm
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.
Who: The Korean War Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly meeting
2nd Sat.
10am
Where: VFW Post 857
2202 West Main St.
Info: Lunch served after meeting, bring friends!
Contact:
Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where:
Renaissance Restaurant
Tillman Road
When: Tuesdays, 7am
For more information:
Ron Perkins
747-6186

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6pm
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings, this is the place to begin

SOUTHMOOR SINGERS
What: Looking for singers to join our ladies choir
When: Practice 9-11am Tuesdays
Come join us!
We are a group of ladies who love to sing and share the gift of music with others
Contact: Call 447-0339 or
744-5034 for more information

MEMORIAL BRICKS
Where: War Memorial Shrine
2122 O’Day Road
Make every day a “Memorial Day” by placing a brick of honor on the Korean War Veterans Association’s beautiful walkway
For more information:
Ron Barnhardt
493-7569

NEW HORIZONS BAND
What: Invitation for you to come blow your horn
If you do not have a horn but want to play one, they will help you
Where: Crescent Avenue Methodist Church
Who: Directing the band is retired music instructor John Morse
Morse directed programs at Elmhurst HS
He also served as third French Horn with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic
The Fort Wayne band meets twice a week
The New Horizons band is open to any adult who wants to make music.
If you’ve never played an instrument before but want to, New Horizons will teach you
Contact: Dave Held
744-6084

WALKERS WELCOME!
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
Family Life Center
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
8am
Mrs. Betty Rekeweg checks your blood pressure before & after walking, if desired
A five-minute devotion is provided prior to the start of the program after which a person can walk as long as they desire.

EUCHRE
When: Tuesdays
7pm
Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Fraternal
Order Of Eagles 248
MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7pm
Where: Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: Call 637-3820 for more information

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
What: Pro Troops Rally
Where: Across from the Allen County Courthouse
When: First Sat of month
12pm to 1pm
This event is to let our troops know that we haven’t forgotten about them
Please bring flags and signs
For more information:
Rex Mercer
260-609-3461

QUIET WARRIORS
CHAPTER MEETING
Who: Quiet Warriors Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Road
When: 1st Sat. of month
8am
For more information:
747-0601

FORT WAYNE
WRITERS FORUM
What: Talkabouts, prose & poetry
Where: Towne House
2209 St. Joe Road
When: First Tues of month
7pm
For more information:
486-3912

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thurs of month
Where: Community Center
233 W. Main Street
Info: Teens, LISTEN up!
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886
FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of the month
5pm - 7pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Second and Fourth
Sunday of the month
12:30pm until close
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9am – 10am
Where: Chik-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Contact: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison
Laura Chatham

ANIMAL CARE AND
CONTROL WALK FOR ANIMALS
Who: Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control
When: Sunday, October 14
Registration at 11:30am
Where: Foster Park
inside Pavilion One.
Info: Fight animal cruelty
Pledge forms available online fwacc.org or local veterinary hospitals
Free food, sample vendor products
Pledge requirement minimum is $33 per adult or child
Contact: 260-427-5508
Walk for Animals is dedicated to Hooch who will be at the walk with his new owner.

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