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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.

COMMUNITY RECYCLING EVENT
Who: University of Saint Francis
When: Saturday
April 20
9am - Noon
Where: USF North Campus
2702 Spring St.
Info: Various electronic devices, household appliances and miscellaneous metals, cardboard and paper products will be accepted.
Chemicals, tires, glass or wood items (i.e., furniture) will not be accepted.
Contact: Trina Herber
(260) 399-7700 x8134

FLEA MARKET
Who: Southwest Conservation Club
When: Saturday
May 4
8am – 3pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Cost: $5 per table
Outdoor space also available.
Contact: Joyce
433-9874
747-4677

HOMECOMING FOR OUR STATE S.A.L.
Who: Waynedale Post #241
When: Saturday
April 27
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Commander Greg Spaulding with a sit down dinner and reception
Contact: 747-7851

"DRACULA, THE MUSICAL?"
Who: Wayne High School/New Tech Academy
When: Friday
April 12
7:30pm
Where: Wayne High School
Cost: $8 per person
Children under 12 free
Info: Dracula is the original vampire: sexy, mesmerizing, frightening and...musical?
Awkward Stage Productions presents Rick Abbot's version of the classic Bram Stoker tale as a comedy musical with toe tapping tunes and plenty of laughs; it's a bloody funny farce!

SPRING RUMMAGE SALE
When: Thursday
April 25
8a – 8p
Friday
April 26
8a – 4p
Saturday
April 27
8a – 1p
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
Add'l details:
A bag sale on Saturday
Contact: 747-4121
Supplemental funds from Thrivent

COMMUNITY CARD – BOARD GAME PARTY
Who: Waynedale United Methodist Church Women
When: Thursday
April 18
12:30 – 4pm
Where: Waynedale UMC
2501 Church St.
South door
Info: Fun way to get to know your community friends.
Bring your card partners and cards.
Bake sale.
Cost: $3 at door
Contact: Marge Norton
747-5646
Church
747-7424

SPRING RECREATIONAL
YOUTH SOCCER
Who: FW Sports Club
When: Saturday games
April 27 to May 18
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave
Info: Spring Recreational Youth Soccer
for ages 3 to 14
Registration is now open until April 13
Go to www.fortwaynesportclub.com for more information or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cost: $50 plus $15 for uniform (new players)
Contact: Stephanie Hein
420-9143

LEADING WHILE BLEEDING CONFERENCE
When: April 16 – 18
6pm
Where: Come As You Are Community Church
7910 S. Anthony Blvd.
Info:
Tuesday, April 16
"Framing Leadership That Elevates Community"
Wednesday, April 17
"Fathering Future Leaders"
Thursday, April 18
"Fostering Multicultural, Multiethnic & Multigenerational Leaders"
Contact: www.leadingwhilebleeding.com
260-447-6036

S.A.L. CASH GIVE-AWAY
Who: Waynedale Post #241
When: Saturday
April 13
4pm
Where: Waynedale
Post #241
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Cost: Tickets $20 each
Includes Pizza buffet
ONLY 300 tickets to be sold
Info: Total Prize Payouts of $3000
Drawings on the hour $300
Drawing on the 20's $150
Last drawing 7:15pm & 7:30pm for $750 each
Dinner 4 – 6pm
Contact: 260-747-7851

VENDORS WANTED AT CRAFT BAZAAR
Who: Allen County 4-H Fairgrounds
When: October 26
9am – 2pm
Contact: Information or to book booth space please contact Chad
260-704-0765

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

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

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

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

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 Dr
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

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

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

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.
Who:
Korean War Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly
2nd Sat.
10am
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where:
Atz's 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

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

EUCHRE
When: Tuesdays
7pm
Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Fraternal
Order Of Eagles 248


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