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.

Veterans and active military personnel are invited to play golf for free at Foster, Shoaff or McMillen Park Golf Courses on May 8, July 10, September 11 and November 11. (Electric carts not included in this special.)

"This is a tremendous way to recognize and thank our veterans and active military personnel as they sacrifice so much for us to enjoy our freedom," said Mayor Tom Henry. "Thank you to the Parks and Recreation Department for developing this unique effort to celebrate the true...

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Just when you thought nothing new could possibly come along, we discover a "new" type of impatiens. It's called "SunPatiens" and it seems to be a cross between the 20 plus years old New Guinea Hybrid Impatiens with the 1,000 plus years old regular impatiens giving us a breed that is more sturdy, more tolerant to heat, more tolerant to draught than any other type known.

Why then is it just now making the "rounds" when it has actually been around for at least three years or more? The answer is...

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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.

Admission...

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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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