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LIGHTNING BEETLE FEST
Friday, August 2
7:30 to 10 PM
Where: Metea County Park Nature Center
Learn all about our favorite natural night light! We will have an evening of programs and hikes to "enlighten" you. Gary Moughler will be showing his Insect Zoo, doing a kid's program on Creepy Crawlies, and giving you the latest on Invasive Insects. Allen County Parks Park and Education Manager Bob Dispenza will share about what lightning beetles live here, how to attract and identify them, and then go out in the park to see them in action.
Cost: $3
Pre-register
To register or for more information:
Contact:
Email:
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Call: 449-8619
Bob Dispenza

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
Where:
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
When: 6am – 10am
Cost: Free-Will Donation
More Info: (260) 747-5922

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

CHILDREN'S BOOK
SWAP & SALE
Who: FWPR
Community Center
Where: 233 W Main St.
When: August 6-8
Why: Gives kids an opportunity to swap up to five new or gently used books a day.
Add'l Details:
Purchasing is unlimited
Also we are accepting donations of new and used children's books, videos, puzzles, games, etc
Cost: Minimal fee to purchase books
Free swap
Contact: Patti Davis
427-6467

PIZZA NIGHT
Who: American Legion
#241 Auxiliary
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
When: Sat., August 17
5 – 8p
Why: Fundraiser for various charities
Add'l Details: Teresa's Pizza Pre-orders appreciated
Call 415-7329 or 747-7851
Karaoke from 7-10p
Cost: $10 per large pizza
Contact: Teresa Zuber

COVERDALE (100th) REUNION
Who: Coverdale
Where: Nine Mile United Methodist Church
6303 Winters Road
When: Sunday, August 11
Potluck at 1pm
Add'l Details:
Bring a dish to share.
A genealogy specialist will be there, bring any family information to put in a book.

AARP SAFE DRIVING CLASS
Cost: $12 AARP members
$14 for non-members
When: Wed., August 21
10a-2:30p
Where: Kingston Residence
7515 Winchester Road
Light Lunch Included
Contact: RSVP 415-7741

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

ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
When: Saturday
September 7
1pm Shotgun Start
Where:
Brookwood Golf Course
Bluffton Rd.
Cost: $75/person
Includes green fees, cart, range balls, 6 drink tickets and food
Hole sponsorship: $150/hole
Register by: September 2
Call: Alumni Office
260-456-1261 x3040
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THANK YOU WAYNEDALE
Who: Riverside Canoe Outfitters
What: Camping & canoeing on White River
When:
Now through Labor Day
Where: 7109 S. River Rd.
Daleville, IN
Contact: 765-378-1388

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 at 260-704-0765

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who:
Heather's Story
Who: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luer's High School
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 will be attached. All monies collected will be used to 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

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

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

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: 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

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

QUIET WARRIORS
CHAPTER MEETING
Who: Quiet Warriors Chapter
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

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


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