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The City of Fort Wayne is promoting the use of bicycle lights by giving away 100 bike light sets on September 23, 2015. At approximately 7:00 p.m., a Fort Wayne Police bicycle patrol officer, City Community Development and Public Works staff, and Parkview trauma employees will hand out free bike lights at the downtown Allen County Public Library and Foster Park.

According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, there were 618 bicycling deaths in the U.S. in 2010, and...

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90th birthday Patricia Meyer

Patricia Meyer, a Waynedale resident since 1953, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on October 3rd.

Birthday wishes can be sent to her at Residence Village, 6050 S 800 E92, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.

St E Rockets

This fall, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School middle school students are meeting after school to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) concepts through the Starbase 2.0 program, a school program from the 122nd Fighter Wing Indiana Air National Guard.

On September 15, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School middle school students met to build and launch bottle rockets with components they were given. The Starbase 2.0 program simulates a rocket building effort to land a...

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Artlink Contemporary Gallery are inviting local artists to submit design ideas for ten wooden benches that will be installed along the downtown riverfront. Designs will be accepted now through November 1, 2015 with winning artwork selected through a jury process. Each winning design will earn the artist a $500 honorarium.

“We continue to make great progress in our efforts to create a downtown riverfront everyone can enjoy,” said Mayor Tom Henry. “We are moving...

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Mt Calvary bus

In the absence of FWCS busing this school year, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Child Care and Preschool has contracted with Community Transportation Network to transport school-age children to and from Waynedale and Maplewood Schools. Mt. Calvary’s before and after school program for school-age children has grown in the last eight years.

All of the families presently attending expressed a desire to keep their children at Mt. Calvary, even though Y programs were available at FWCS. This assured them of a...

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Covington Plaza is celebrating Fall the weekend of Oct. 2-3 with special events in many of the stores.

Covington Plaza Shopping Center- Visit the area’s most unique shopping center.

Most businesses in Covington Plaza are locally owned and operated.  From stationary and unique gifts, clothing, great food, wonderful service and a cosmetic and wig store. We have something for everyone!

Covington Plaza is anchored by a 22,496 sq. ft. The Fresh Market grocery store, a 21,944 sq. ft. Office Depot...

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A Renaissance in Roanoke 2015

“A Renaissance in Roanoke”, Saturday, October 10 - 10am to 5pm. Located on Main Street in Roanoke, IN.

Outdoor juried art fair featuring local and regional artists offering quality artwork, children’s activities, demonstrations, entertainment, student exhibitions, and culinary delights.
No admission charge.

Plein Air Paint Out
Plein air painting, an artistic tradition dating back centuries, is French for painting in the open air, making use of natural light and shadows with the enjoyment of...

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Little River Wetlands

Local land trust Little River Wetlands Project will host its sixth annual Frogapalooza fundraiser on Friday, October 23 (6 to 9 p.m.) at the Fort Wayne Country Club. This year’s event, presented by Phillips Financial Services, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of LRWP’s founding.

“Our theme is ‘take your imagination for a hike,’” explains LRWP executive director Amy Silva, “because our founders certainly did that when they started a nonprofit with the mission of restoring some of Indiana’s...

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Richardville House Tro One

Just beyond the commercial traffic of Bluffton Road, in the heart of Waynedale, the Chief Richardville House sits in a small clearing. It is an unexpected piece of quiet elegance amidst the intrusive noise of modernity just feet from its front step. Its red brick exterior rises above the sloping hills and woods around it, standing as a stately witness to over 200 years of human history.

This hidden architectural gem has played host to many private and public events over the years, a tradition...

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