Waynedale Outdoors Guide

Enjoy outdoors activities like gardening, camping, hiking and more? This section is for you! These articles contain the latest local outdoors news and entertainment from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana area.

As spring fades into summer on Friday, June 19, Little River Wetlands Project will host its second annual "Wine on the Wetlands," a wine-tasting fundraiser, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. The event, presented by Aqua Indiana, will take place at LRWP's Eagle Marsh preserve, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Tickets ($35 each) should be reserved in advance as attendance is limited to 400 people.

"It's a beautiful time of year at the marsh," says LRWP executive director Amy Silva, "and everyone should have even...

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One of the longest running charity golf tournaments in Indiana will enter its 32nd year on May 21st under the sponsorship of Fort Wayne's Central Lions Club.

The "Better Vision for Northeast Indiana" project has raised almost $500,000 on behalf of agencies serving people with sight impairments. Benefiting from the proceeds of the annual tournament, known as The Bill Smith Golf Outing, include Matthew 25, League for the Blind and Disabled, Northeast Indiana Radio Reading Service and Leader Dogs...

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The History Center presents Miami Indian Heritage Days and it began on Saturday, May 2 at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne.

Learn about the lasting heritage of the Miami and other regional Native American groups. Local artists, performers, and speakers will be featured the first Saturday of the month from May to November from 1-4pm.

The Chief Richardville House or Akima Pinsiwa Awiiki, is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest.

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The City of Fort Wayne Greenways Department is once again sponsoring the popular community bike rides, Trek the Trails. On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, the first ride of season six kicked-off at Rockhill Park.

Mayor Tom Henry started the rides as a way for residents to explore parts of the trail that they may not be familiar with and to create social opportunities for families and friends to venture in a guided tour. The free, guided bike rides have attracted nearly 8,000 riders, since it started in...

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Tomato Mosaic Virus is a virus that strikes not only tomatoes but also many other flowers and vegetables as well. Sadly, there is no cure for the virus so the only alternative is to dig up not just the infected plants, but also the ones on either side, then discard them. DO NOT through them into your compost pile as the virus can remain in the soil for up to 50 years and it will effect most any other plants placed in the same location. Any tools used to dig up or attempts to prune away the...

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Program teaches character values through golf.

The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department's Lifetime Sports Academy is sponsoring the First Tee National School Program in 34 of the Fort Wayne Community Elementary Schools beginning this spring. This new in-school golf program that promotes character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf is the result of a cooperative effort between the Indiana PGA, the Indiana Golf Foundation, Inc. and the Fort Wayne Parks &amp...

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