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AUCTION
Who: Southwest Fire District
When: Sunday
November 4
1pm
Where: 7001 Old Trail Rd.
Info: Proceeds go towards new equipment for new fire station on Lower Huntington Rd.
Items include: Toys, tools, games, blankets, signs, posters and a golf cart!
Food and drink available.
Contact: www.auctionzip.com
Hixson Auction Services #32362
 
OPEN HOUSE
Who: Bishop Luers H.S.
When: Thursday
November 15
6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Bishop Luers H.S.
333 East Paulding Rd.
Info: All interest families are welcome to attend this event.
Opportunities will be available to gather information about clubs, sports, financial aid and much more.
Contact: Monica Zwick
456-1261 x 3008
 
CALLITHUMPIAN
QUILT SHOW
Who: Creative Quilters of Decatur
When: Saturday
October 27
9am – 5pm
Sunday
October 28
Noon – 4pm
Where: Riverside Center
231 E Monroe St.
Decatur, IN
Cost: $3
Info: Hundreds of quilts to be on display
Contact: Suzy
260-724-3948
 
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
 
STAMP
COLLECTING SHOW
Who: Anthony Wayne
Stamp Society
When: Saturday
October 27
10am-5pm
Sunday
October 28
10am – 3pm
Where: Concordia
Lutheran H.S.
1601 Saint Joe Dr
Cost: Free
Contact: Jim Mowrer
260-422-1716
 
2ND ANNUAL
FLEA MARKET
Who: SW Conservation Club
When: Saturday
October 27
8am – 3pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Indoor & Outdoor (weather permitting)
Info: Outdoors, bring your own table
$5 per space
Contact: Phyllis
260-456-7662
 
JINGLE BELL RUN / WALK FOR ARTHRITIS
Who: Arthritis Foundation
When: Saturday
December 1
Where:
University of Saint Francis
Hutzell Gym
2701 Spring Street
Cost: $25 Early Bird Rate through 10/24/12
Info: Wear a holiday themed costume.
Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces.
Run or walk a 5K route individually or with your team members and celebrate the season by giving. Register today and help us fight arthritis.
Contact: www.jbrfw.org
Marcy Hawkins
260-755-6282
 
CONCERT
Who: Fort Wayne Community Band
When: Tuesday
October 30
7:30pm
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center
IPFW Campus
Cost: $5 at door
Seniors $4
Children 6 and up $2
Info: 70-member concert band under the direction of Scott Humphries
Perform a wide variety of music
Contact: Rod King
493-3318
 
ME-‘N-U COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6pm to 7 pm
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524
 
FISH FRY AND
BAKE SALE
Who: Fort Wayne Sports Club
When: Friday
October 26
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
 
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
 
EUCHRE
When: Tuesdays
7pm
Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Fraternal
Order Of Eagles 248
 
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
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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
 
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 Thursday of month
Time: 10am
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note:  Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741
 
SOUTHWEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tuesday of month
4pm – 6pm
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202
 
MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thursday
Where: Community Center
233 W. Main Street
Info: Teens, LISTEN up!
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886
 
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
 
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
 
WALKERS WELCOME!
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
Family Life Center
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
8am
A five-minute devotion is provided prior to the start of the program after which a person can walk as long as they desire.
 
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
 
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
Joe Robinson
 
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
Joe Robinson
 
2ND ANNUAL FLEA MARKET
Who: SW Conservation Club
When: Saturday, October 27.
8am - 3pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Indoor & outdoor
(Weather Permitting)
Refreshmanets will be available, many new & used items for sale
 
SPAGHETTI DINNER
Who: The Allen/Wells County Community Choir
When: October 27,
5 - 7pm
Where: St. Marks Lutheran Church,
16933 Thiele Rd., Ft. Wayne
Cost: Adults $6, Children 4-12 $4, 3 & under free
Contact: St. Marks at 260-622-4886

 

 


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