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little library

100 Free Little Libraries to celebrate 100 years of service. The Rotary Club of Fort Wayne is planning a Gala on October 2nd and expects to see their dream come true by then. “It seemed like a lofty goal at the time,” stated Cadence Schuler who brought the idea to the Rotary Club back in 2013. But currently there are already 75 libraries in place with an additional 11 waiting to be installed in the area, so the finish line is near.

The Free Little Library concept was conceived by Todd Bol who...

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2014 Picnic in the Park

The Waynedale Community Picnic invites all Waynedale residents to come for a day of fun sponsored by local businesses and organizations on Saturday, August 22 from 10am to 3pm at the Waynedale Park. The event is organized and held the day of by volunteers. All activities and food are cost free, but each attendee must register at the registration table (on the South side of the park) for tickets the day of the event. Since its start 13 years ago, the picnic has grown in attendance to over 1500...

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The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir is proud to invite youth in grades 3 – 12 to help them find the song inside of them and participate in our open placement hearings. Placements are open to any young singer interested in pursuing their love for singing and passion for choral excellence.

The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) is beginning its 43rd season. The FWCC has eight ensembles, including one serving the Whitley County community. All ensembles of the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir sing at...

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On August 22nd the Deaf Community throughout northeast Indiana will once again be offered an opportunity to present and enjoy a live performance on stage at Arts United Center as Fort Wayne welcomes the American Sign Language Comedy LIVE with Peter Cook and Wink. The arrangement of this performance by DeafLink, a division of the League for the Blind & Disabled, Inc. (d/b/a The League), Fort Wayne, is another example of the strides being made to create all-inclusiveness for the Deaf...

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Left Fest ladies

Plan now to celebrate everything left-handed at LeftFest Fort Wayne on Thursday, August 13 at 4005 South Wayne Avenue from 1-7 p.m. The festival kicks off with the reading of the Bill of Lefts and ends with a concert by Fort Wayne’s People’s Choice favorite musician Hubie Ashcraft performing the hits of southpaws starting at 5 p.m.

This year marks the 39th anniversary of the founding of International Left-handers Day. It is the day to celebrate the contributions and talents of “leftys”. The...

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Waynedale Picnic

The Waynedale Community Picnic is celebrating its 13th year on August 22nd from 10am-3pm at the Waynedale Park! For those who have never attended the picnic or are new to Waynedale, you are in for a treat! The picnic is a tradition that Waynedale community members look forward to attending each year. The picnic is a free, family friendly event that feeds and entertains more than 1,500 Waynedale guests. This year, a huge thank you to our overall sponsors The Waynedale News, Circle City Audio...

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RIVERBEND BINGO

As a way to give back to the Waynedale senior community, the Riverbend Health Care Center, located at 7519 Winchester Road, hosts a free (to the public) bingo event on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Snacks and drinks, selected and approved by Riverbend’s dietary staff, are provided. Immediately before the playing, Al Chester Descallar, the on-site physical therapist, will give a brief, informal speech on a selected health topic, on subjects related to therapy and safety. July’s topic was eye...

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FOSTER PARK GIRLS SOFTBALL CHAMPS

The Foster Park Juniors (Martin Riley) Girls Softball team won the 2015 District 10/City Championship. 21-2 overall season record and 4-0 in pool play.
Pictured from Left to Right: Falicity, Ezree, Payton, Mariah, Nana, Arica, Makayla, Baylee, Madison and Kennedy (Not Pictured: Hannah)
Coaches: Ron, Brad, Emma

Effective communication is more important in today’s world than ever before-not just speaking, but listening. Not just listening, but being able to use all the modern technical devices available. Communication brings our products to the customer, and in turn allows us to understand the customer’s needs.

But communication is more than a tool in the market place. Having an understanding with our neighbors and friends enriches our personal lives. Communication with our children isn’t a pipe...

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