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COMMUNITY CALENDAR 02/01/13

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Editors Note: The Community Calendar is a free announcement service for non-profit and not-for-profit organizations’ events. Although this is a free service provided please consider a $5 to $10 donation per issue to keep this service and your local paper available.
The Waynedale News receives an abundance of press releases and articles for each issue. Information that has a focus on Waynedale is given the highest priority. We try to evaluate all submissions on a timely basis.

ELMHURST LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION 2013
When: Saturday
February 9
9a-2p
Saturday
February 16
9a-2p
Where: Avalon
Missionary Church
Info: Please bring all required documentation: birth certificate and 3 proofs of residency
(Must be dated between October 2012 and February 2013)
Contact: Ray Young
449-0756

“THE SPEAKEASY SOUTH CABARET”
Who: South Side H.S.
When: Saturday
February 2
8pm
Where: South Side H.S.
3601 S. Calhoun St.
Cost: Tickets $12 adults
$9 students
Info: An evening of talent with a sultry 20s vibe

SKATING PARTY
Who: Arthritis Foundation
When: Thurs
February 7
5:30pm - 7pm
Where: Sweetwater Sound
5501 U.S. 30
Fort Wayne
Cost: Free
Info: Join us for great food, door prizes and fun.
RSVP by February 6th
Marcy Hawkins
(260) 755-6282

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Saturday
February 2
6am – 10am
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey Street
Cost: Free-will donation
Contact: 260-747-5922

SHOW CHOIR INVITATIONAL
Who: Bishop Luers H.S.
When: Middle School Competition
Friday, March 1
6pm
High School Competition
Sat., March 2
7:30am – 7pm
Day competition
8pm
Evening competition
Where: 333 East Paulding Rd.
Cost: $10/day show
$10/evening show
$15/all day
Info: High School Competition is the longest  running  show choir competition in the nation!
Welcoming show choirs from 20 high schools to its 39th annual competition.
Contact: Monica Zwick
456-1261 x 3008

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

WINTER HOMECOMING
4 EVENTS IN 1 KNIGHT
Who: All are welcome
When: Friday, February 1
Where:
Mass-Media Cntr 4:30pm
Casa Knight Dinner- Café 5:30pm
Girls and Boys Basketball v. Snider 6pm
Adult Reception in café following games
Info: Welcome back Father Fred Link, OFM
Contact: Sarah Shank
260-456-1261 x 3039

FISH FRY
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
When: Friday Feb. 8th, 4:40pm - 7pm
Where: Park Edelweiss,
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Cost: Adults $8,
Children 12 & under $5
Info: Pollock, pork tenderloin, scalloped potatoes, cole slaw, applesauce & desserts. Renovated Kitchen!

FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT
When: Tuesday
February 26
Downbeat is 7:30pm
Where: IPFW Campus
Cost: Adults $5
Seniors $4
Children 6 and over $2
IPFW students
Free with ID
Info: 70-member concert band performing a variety of music including light classics, contemporary works and show tunes.

13th ANNUAL TASTE OF CHOCOLATE
Who: Lincolnshire Church of the Brethren
When: Saturday,
February 9
5pm – 7pm
Where:
6404 S. Calhoun Street
Cost: $9 adults
$5 Ages 4-10
Info: Supporting children’s outreach programs
Live music, silent auction, coffee
Contact: Sara
260-456-1993

ALL YOU CAN EAT CHILI LUNCH FUNDRAISER
Who:
Lutheran Life Villages
When: Sunday
February 10
11am – 2pm
Where:
6701 S. Anthony Blvd
Cost: $7
Info: Purchase tickets from the Emporium Gift Shop at the Village at Anthony Blvd. before February 5th.
A Next to New Gently Used Adult Clothing Sale will be held in conjunction with this event.
Sale hours will be
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Contact:  Carol Flowers 447-1591

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

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

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

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 Lwr 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 Tues of month
4pm – 6pm
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

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

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

GOLDEN KIWANIS
Meet Thursdays
11:30am
Atz’s
Ice Cream Shoppe
Tillman Road

WALKERS WELCOME!
Where:
Mount Calvary Lutheran
1819 Reservation Dr
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.
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

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

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

BASKETBALL GAME
Who: K105 Hoopsters v.
Kekionga Middle School
Where:
Kekionga Middle School
When:
Thurs
March 7 at 7pm
Info: 467-6615
Cost: $3 Age 13 and up
$2 Age 12 and under
One lucky person will get a shot to win $15,000

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