COMMUNITY CALENDAR 10/1/2003

HARVEST SUPPER
Nine Mile United Methodist Church will hold their Harvest Supper on Saturday, October 18, 2003 from 4:30pm until 7pm. The church is located at 6303 Winter Road (just off Indianapolis Road – turn left onto Buskirk Road then right onto Winters Road). The cost for the supper is $6 for adults (age 13 and up) and $2.50 for kids (age 12 and under). The menu includes your choice of Swiss Steak or Baked Chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, salad, rolls, homemade pie, and a drink. Carryout is available.
’73 CLASS REUNION
The North Side High School class of 1973 will hold a 30th class reunion on Saturday, November 29, 2003 from 7pm to midnight at the Holiday Inn Downtown. The cost per person is $30 before November 15, 2003 and $40 after the 15th. Please make checks payable to NSHS Alumni Association and address them to: Jone Jerraid, 2835 Devon Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46815.

 

LIGHTS ON AFTER SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Who: Southeast Family YMCA
What: After School Programs
When: Thursday, October 9, 2003 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Where: Southeast Family YMCA, 5125 Werling Drive
Info: Come visit the Southeast Family YMCA, showcasing YMCA After School Programs held in the Southeast Area of Fort Wayne. Call Anna Bowman at the YMCA – 447-4567 for more information.

 

FALL CRAFT BAZAAR
Who: Croninger Elementary School PTA
What: Craft Bazaar
When: Saturday, October 11, 2003 from 9am to 3pm
Where: 6700 Trier Road – East of Maplecrest
Featuring: Nelson’s PORT-A-PIT CHICKEN
Info: Call Julie at 493-1142 for more information or to rent a table.

 

WANTED – CRAFTERS
Crafters wanted for the bazaar at New Haven United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 6, 2003 from 9am to 3pm. Tables are available for $25. Call Becky Hayes at 260-749-1711, Mary McMaken at 260-657-1309, or the church office at 260-749-9565.

 

RUMMAGE/BAKE SALE
Who: Trinity Lutheran Church
What: Combination rummage and bake sale
When: Friday, October 10, 2003 from 8am to 5pm and Saturday, October 11, 2003 from 9am to 1pm.
Where: 7819 Decatur Road

 

WANTED! VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST SENIOR CITIZENS
The AARP Tax-Aide program needs your help in assisting Senior Citizens to prepare their federal and/or state of Indiana Tax Returns. After training by an IRS Instructor, the counselors are assigned to a site in Allen County. We ask the volunteer to work forty (40) hours during the tax season (2 February to 15 April 2004). To sign up or seek additional information, please call Bill Knorr at 260-486-5654 or Virgil Guebard at 260-747-3256.

 

POE VOLUNTEER FIREMEN SPONSOR 2nd ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF SUPPER
New this year – anyone can enter the Chili Cook-Off Contest. It will be held Saturday, October 11th and serving will be from 5pm to 8pm. Besides the chili there will be hot dogs and dessert. The public is welcome and we will have a free-will offering. To enter or for more information please call Mary at 639-6418 (after 5pm).

 

3-RIVERS LITERACY ALLIANCE HOSTS ANNUAL LUNCHEON
TRLA will host the 15th Annual Literacy Celebration Luncheon on Friday, September 26, 2003 at Hall’s Guesthouse. Melissa Long from WPTA Channel 21 will preside as Master of Ceremonies.

 

ST. THERESE HOLIDAY CRAFT FEST
When: Saturday, November 22, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
What: Craft vendors, raffle, luncheon of homemade soups and sandwiches, delicious baked goods, and FREE gift wrapping
Where: St. Therese Church
Info: Table rental available for craft vendors.‑ Call JoEllen at 436-0995

 

RENDEZVOUS
Where: SouthWest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Waynedale, IN
When: October 11 & 12, 2003
Who: All Buckskinners, Trappers, Traders, Indians, Craftsman, and the public are invited.
This Rendezvous is being held on the beautiful grounds of the SouthWest Conservation Club and the front yard of the historic Chief Richardville House in southwest Fort Wayne, Indiana
Planned: Blackpowder Shoot, Hawk & Knife Throw, Bow Shoot, Women’s Skillet Toss, plus a Wooden Horse Race and Scavenger Hunt for the youngin’s and many more activities, to include a counsel fire on Saturday night. This is a pre-1840 Re-enactment with all events for camper participation only, the public is welcome to observe and ask questions.
There will be a primitive church service on Sunday morning. Singing and preaching being done by “Preacher Mike” Kaufman from the Fort Defiance way. Everyone is invited. This is a family oriented function. Lots of fun things to see and do. This event is open to the public, Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm and it is FREE.
For more information contact: Jim “Running Water” Shawver at (260) 623-6404.

 

SOUTHWEST CONSERVATION CLUB
A Not-For-Profit-Corporation
5703 Bluffton Road
Public Events Calendar
TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT – Sunday, September 28, 2003 from 12:30pm until close

 

OKTOBERFEST
Who: FORT WAYNE MANNERCHOR/DAMENCHOR
What: An evening of dining (bratwurst, sauerkraut, potato salad, cake, imported German and American drinks, dancing, and music by a German band made up of members of the Mannerchor/Damenchor. Entertaining from 8pm to 11pm.
When: Saturday, October 4, 2003-doors open at 6pm with dinner at 7pm
Where: Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive
Cost: Adults – $10 and Children under 12yrs – $7
Info: Dress is casual – German ‘dirndls’ and ‘lederhosen’ are welcome
For more info: Call 260-459-2225 or 260-426-3455

 

FORT WAYNE FORCE 12U SOFTBALL
The Fort Wayne Force Softball Team Program will be holding tryouts for its 2004 12U team on Saturday, September 27, 2003 from 1pm to 3pm and Sunday, September 28, 2003 from 4pm to 6pm. The tryouts are to be held at the Concordia High School diamond. Any girl born in 1991 or 1992 is eligible. To reserve your spot at tryouts, or to ask questions or directions, please call Andy Zoda at 260-413-7468 or 260-489-2485, ext. 256.

 

MASQUERADE BALL
Who: Northeast Indiana Hospitality Associations
What: Costume Masquerade Ball
When: October 29, 2003 Cash Bar – 6:30pm, Dinner – 7pm
Where: Grand Wayne Center
Cost: $75 per person or table of 10 for $750
Why: Portion of proceeds to IPFW Hospitality Student Scholarships
Tickets: Call 260-424-3700
Other: Door Prizes, Costume Prizes, Silent Auction
Music: Spike and the Bulldogs

 

MUSIC AT TRINITY SERIES 2003-2004
Trinity Episcopal Church, 611 West Berry Street
November 9, 2003, 5pm – An afternoon of Voices and Violes
November 16, 2003, 5pm – James Sparrow, Clarinetist, in Recital
February 22, 2004, 5pm – Evensorng – Sung by the Trinity Choirs
March 7, 2004, 5pm – Abendmusik: The Music of Buxethude – Directed by Dr. Melanie Bookout
May 14, 2004, 7:30pm Music for Four Hands and Two Feet – Duo keyboard music presented by Anita Cast and Wayne Peterson
June 6, 2004, 5pm – Eleganza Baroque Ensemble – Directed by Jacquie Loomis
Contact: Wayne Peterson at 260-423-1693, ext. 13 or precentorwayne@skyenet.net

 

FALL FESTIVAL
Who: St. Joseph’s Church – Hessen Cassel
What: Fall Festival (Entertainment Store, Fun Teen Events, Kids Carnival, Country Store, Live Auction, Food Court, Hodge Podge Garage Sale in the parish garage north of the activity center, Talent Show, Log Saw, Raffle, High’s BBQ Chicken, One Generation Christian Music, Borrowed Time 50-60’s Band, Softball Tournament, Bingo, Beer Tent
When: Saturday, September 27, 2003 from 8am to 10pm
Where 11337 Old U.S. 27 South of the 469 bypass
Information: Call 639-3352

 

FORMER WAYNEDALE PASTOR TO SPEAK
Missionary Troy Trout, former pastor of Southwest Assembly of God from 1988 through 1991 and an area bus driver in the community at the time, will be ministering in the 10am service on Sunday, September 28, 2003 at the Southwest Assembly of God, 7702 Smith Road. Troy and Teresa Trout and their children serve the island nation of Cape Verde, as well as Guinea Bissau, W. Africa.

 

PASTA SUPPER
Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road, is serving a Pasta Supper on Friday, October 3rd from 5pm to 7pm. All are invited to come and enjoy a great meal.

 

FALL RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE
Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road is having a Fall Rummage and Bake Sale Saturday, October 18, 2003 from 8:30am to 2pm with a Bag Sale at 1pm.
Items to be sold: Kids clothing, coats, shoes, baby clothing, women’s clothing, men’s clothing, Christmas decorations, boots, household items, jewelry, crafts, and toys. There will be homemade baked items for sale – bread, cookies, pies, cakes, and brownies.

 

NOVEMBER 1, 2003 CHRISTMAS CRAFT BOUTIQUE
The Precious Blood Rosary Society is renting table(s) for their November 1, 2003 Christmas Craft Boutique. Place your order now for choice position. For more information call Millie at 422-8766, Teresa at 385-4565, or Jeannette at 422-5870.

 

FISH FRY
Who: Fort Wayne Sport Club
What: All you can eat Fish Fry with scalloped potatoes, applesauce, cole slaw, dessert, and coffee.
When: Friday, September 26, 2003 from 4:30pm to 7pm
Where: 3102 Ardmore Avenue
Cost: Pay at the door – Adults ($7), Children 6-12 ($4), Under 6 (Free)
Info: 747-5728 or 432-6011

 

WALK TOWARD A CURE FOR BREAST CANCER
Who: American Cancer Society
What: Making strides against breast cancer 5K walk
When: Saturday, October 11, 2003 – registration 8:30am – walk begins 10am
Where: Headwaters Park West in downtown Fort Wayne
Details: This is the American Cancer Society’s rallying cry to raise awareness and dollars to fight breast cancer and help the fight against breast cancer by ensuring that research continues to yield progress, that more women know to protect themselves with annual mammograms, and that those diagnosed will have access to quality care and community support.

 

WYNEKEN BAND ANNUAL FISH AND TENDRLOIN FRY
Who: Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School Band Boosters
What: All you can eat Fish and Tenderloin by Dan’s Fish Fry – applesauce, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, roll, cake/pie, and drinks
Where: 11565 N US 27 North, Decatur, Indiana
When: Friday, October 3, 2003 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: $6.50 Adults, $4 Children, Free for Children 4 and under – carry outs available.
Why: Proceeds to the Wyneken Band

 

NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF INDIANA OFFERS FREE HEALTH SCREENING
The NKFI Northeast Regional Office in collaboration with St. Joseph Hospital is holding a free screening for high blood pressure, diabetes, and kidney disease at 700 Broadway on Wednesday, October 15, 2003 from 9am to 12:30pm. Call for an appointment at 800-382-9971.

 

WHAT DO YOU DO WITH FURNITURE AND OTHER THINGS YOU DON’T WANT?
Seeking to alleviate the problems of the homeless, Vincent House, 2827 Holton Avenue (456-4172) provides shelter, care, advocacy, affordable housing and support services for homeless families as these families build strength and strive to become independent, productive members of the community. Rooted in a belief in God, and under the direction of a diverse board, Vincent House seeks to affirm the dignity of life for all served. In doing so, The Vincent Village Outlet Store has opened at 918 E. Pontiac where families in the Vincent Village program can pick out furnishings for their home at no cost. We are in need of gently used furniture, appliances and household items. We especially need beds (twin) and dressers. Your donations help Vincent House provide comfortable, safe, and affordable housing for homeless families in Fort Wayne. Call 456-4172 to schedule an appointment to visit our showroom or schedule a pick-up, if you wish to donate furnishings.
We have special needs also – diapers in all sizes – wipes – adult/child Tylenol, no-alcohol cold medication, coffee/sugar, paper plates, napkins, paper towels, hair care products for Afro-Americans, anti-bacterial hand soap, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, bleach, hats, gloves, mittens, and boots for children.

 

BEN EZRA GROUP
First Presbyterian Church, 300 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, offers a program of fellowship and cards each Wednesday from 9:30am to 3pm – September through May. A hot lunch is served at noon for $3.50. Reservations are necessary. Call the church office at 426-7421 a week in advance to make your reservation. Card tables and cards provided; round up a foursome and come for fun, food, and fellowship! Retired people who like to play cards – inquire within.

 

LET’S GO SHOPPING
Chicago Christmas Shopping on December 6, 2003 – $30.00 per person. Tour includes: Round trip motor coach transportation, Continental breakfast, drop-off/Pick-up at Marshall Field’s downtown or Michigan Avenue, and Taxes. Departs: 7am returns: 10pm – departs from Wells Fargo Bank – Northcrest – reservation/payment deadline: November 1, 2003. Sponsored by New Era Chapter American Business Women’s Association. Make checks payable to New Era Chapter. Questions? (260) 485-1690.

 

FORT WAYNE ART SOURCE
(Non-Profit Gallery and Learning Center)
2812 Lower Huntington Road – Waynedale 260-447-8550
E-mail address: FWArtsource@aol.com

 

GALLERY HOURS: GALLERY, OPEN FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Sundays: CLOSED
Mondays: CLOSED
Tuesdays: 12noon to 5pm
Wednesdays: 12noon-8pm
Thursdays: 12noon-8pm
Fridays: 12noon-5pm
Saturdays: 11am-2pm

 

FORT WAYNE ART SOURCE OCTOBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH IS DIANE MCINTOSH
Diane McIntosh is one of the founding members of the Fort Wayne Art Source. Although a graphic artist, Diane’s specialty is calligraphy, which she is currently teaching at the FW Art Source.
Diane designs signs, posters, banners, show cards, and greeting cards. She is also gifted in watercolor, pen and ink, pencil, and pastels. Her portraits in pencil and pastels are truly remarkable. Diane’s work will be on display in the paneled room during the month of October.

 

PORT-A-PIT – ARTSOURCE OCTOBER FUNDRAISER
Celebrating our 10th Anniversary, we will be presenting: “A Lot . . . Of Art” – Saturday, October 11, 2003 from 10am to 4pm. – Artists will be displaying and selling their art on the ArtSource parking lot. Some of the artists will be demonstrating their talents as potters, custom jewelry makers, photographers, fabric artists, oil painters and much more. The event is free to the public. Port-A-Pit Chicken Dinners will be sold from 11am to 3pm. Cost of the dinners are $5 for one half chicken and 50 cents for pop. All proceeds from the dinners go to the operating cost of the Gallery and Learning Center. Call Karen Starn at 747-9834 for more information on purchasing tickets for the chicken dinners.

 

CHRISTKINDEL MARKT OF FORT WAYNE – ATTENTION ALL AREA ARTISANS!
A new Fort Wayne venue to exhibit and sell your wares. We are looking for artists looking for a venue to sell their top quality hand made gift and holiday items, toys, tree ornaments, and pottery. Freimann Square November 29 – November 30, 2003. For more information or to reserve your market stand, call 260-747-2592 or 260-432-6495. Christkindel Markt, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46809.

 

FALL CARNIVAL
The Weekday Pre-School of Waynedale United Methodist Church, located at 2501 Church Street, will be having their annual Fall Carnival on Friday, October 24th from 5pm to 8pm. Dinner begins at 5pm with activities including, door prizes, children’s games and prizes, and our “Very Popular” (not so spooky) “SPOOKY WALK”, enjoyed by all ages. Mark your calendars now and plan to bring your family, friends, and neighbors for dinner and a fun filled evening in a safe environment. For discounted advance ticket sales call the Pre-School office at 747-7424.

 

HEALTH ISSUES PROGRAM
Who: Waynedale United Methodist Church
What: Topic: Breast Cancer and other Cancers Related to Women
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at 7pm
Where: In the fellowship hall, 2501 Church Street
Speaker: An Oncology Nurse from the Women’s Cancer Center of Lutheran Hospital. She has many years of experience working with women and their families before, during, and after treatment for cancer. Everyone is Welcome.

 

OLD TROPHIES
If you or your family have any old trophies collecting dust and taking up space – and you don’t want to keep them any more – we have a solution for you. You can donate old trophies to: Easter Seals ARC of Northeastern Indiana, Inc., 2542 Thompson Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46807. Their phone number is 260-456-4534.

 

WAYNEDALE NUDISTS TO MEET
The next Waynedale Nudist Club – TANNIN’ BOTTOM – meeting will be on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at 4:28pm. The theme for this meeting is, “Juggling A Budget Without Jiggling.” The topic of discussion will be, “How To Cure Blood Blisters That You Can’t See.” Food for this meeting will be furnished by our hosts Lynnito and Dyestle. We’re assured that the food is authentic Tex-Mex. Servers are asked to wear one of the new ‘long’ bib aprons the club has purchased! Glen, Gwendolyn and Robb will furnish the cool drinks and desserts. See you at Steffy and Bennie’s. Our Annual Fall campout is scheduled to be held at ‘Possum Hollow’ just west of Akron, Indiana. Date and time to be announced later. It will be a carry-in.

 

LIVING ON LESS INCOME
The United States continues to see a downturn in the economy and families are facing challenging financial situations. Continual company buyouts, downsizing, and closures place a real strain on family finances. Families can work together to make it through these times. Resources are available from the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to assist with this time of change. Visit the Allen County website www.ces.purdue.edu/allen and the Consumer and Family Science page to visit a website titled “Living on Less”. Publication topics include When Your Income Drops, Managing Your Credit, and Talking to Your Family. Visit the Purdue University website at extension.purdue.edu/Pages/default.aspx for additional information on stretching the budget.

 

.22 RIFLE TRAINING OFFERED THIS FALL
The Fall .22 Rifle Program will begin October 8, 2003. Participants will meet at the Concordia Lutheran High School shooting range every Wednesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Equipment will be furnished. Registration fee will be $20 per member. It is open to all youth in grades 5-12. There is a maximum registration of 30 participants. If you think you might be interested or if you want additional information about 4-H shooting sports you should contact the Extension Office at 481-6826 and we can send you a flyer.

 

CHRISTMAS CRAFT BOUTIQUE
The Most Precious Blood Rosary Society is renting table(s) now for the November 1, 2003 Christmas Craft Boutique. For choice position place, rent your table(s) now. For more information call Millie 422-8766, Teresa 385-4565 or Jeannette at 422-5870.

 

CHURCH BAZAAR (Date Correction)
Who: Bethel United Methodist Church
What: Holiday Bazaar
When: Saturday, November 1, 2003 from 9am to 3pm. Lunch served from 11am to 1pm.
Where: 8405 Lima Road
Cost: Table Rental at $25 per table
Info: Call Kathy Smith at 497-0018 or church office at 489-3651

 

CHURCH BAZAAR
Who: The Waynedale United Methodist Women
What: Bazaar
When: Saturday, November 1, 2003 from 9am to 2pm
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church
Info: The snack bar will be open from 10:30am until 2pm and will feature soups, salads, and homemade pies. There will be apple dumplings, homemade candy, famous hard candy, a bakeshop, homemade cookies for sale by the box and lots of craft vendors. Six-foot tables are available for rent at $20 each. Call Bronna Beth Boling, at 747-3541. All proceeds from the Bazaar will go toward “Pledge to Missions.”

 

SCOTTISH RITE 2ND ANNUAL PURDUE VARSITY GLEE CLUB CONCERT & FISH FRY
The Scottish Rite Center once again welcomes the internationally renowned Purdue Varsity Glee Club in concert on Friday, October 10, 2003 at 7:30pm. A fish fry dinner will be served starting at 7pm prior to the concert. All proceeds benefit the Fort Wayne Masonic Learning Center for Children, which offers free tutoring services to children with dyslexia. Tickets for the concert and fish fry are $25 per person. Box office hours are M-F, noon to 6pm. Visit www.srcenter.org for tickets or call 260-423-2593.

 

MEMORY WALK
Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana, Inc. announces the “ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION MEMORY WALK” will take place Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 11am in Foster Park, Pavilion #1. Taking steps to end Alzheimer’s. For more information call 1-888-575-9624 or 1-260-420-5547 or E-mail us at ALZHEIMERSUPPORT@FWI.COM

 

RUMMAGE SALE
Emmaus Ladies Aid will have a rummage sale at 2320 Broadway on Saturday, October 4 from 9am to 1pm, and on Monday, October 6 from 9am to 1pm. Bag Sale on Monday only. Co-chairmen are: Winni Fritz, Lillian Hitzeman, Elfrieda Pflueger, and Carmen Michael.

 

RUMMAGE SALE/BAKE SALE
Who: The Anthony Wayne Church of God
What: Rummage/Bake Sale
When: Thursday, October 2, 2003 from 8am to 5pm and Friday, October 3, 2003 from 8am to 3pm with a $2 Bag Sale from 1pm to 3pm
Where: 6012 South Bend Drive (Corner of South Bend Drive and Getz Road)

 

BOY SCOUT TROOP IN NEED OF WELL PUMP AND TANK
A request has come in from a local Boy Scout Troop for a shallow well pump and tank to fit a 4″ well. The one that needs replaced is, “. . . on it’s last legs,” we were told. If you have one in the back of your garage or barn that is in good working condition and would like to donate it to the Boy Scouts, please give us a call at The Waynedale News – (260) 747-4535. Gifts to the Boy Scouts are tax deductible.

 

BLUE GRASS FESTIVAL
Who: F.O.E. Aerie #248
What: Blue Grass Festival featuring the “Echo Valley Boys” (This will be a jam session so bring your instruments and come on down and join in with the band and have lots of fun. “The Austin City Band” will continue playing your favorite tunes of choice starting at 8pm.
When: Friday, September 27, 2003 from 2pm to ?
Where 4940 Bluffton Road
Note: Guitar Raffle during the event – Cook out – Draft Beer – Games

 

TROOP 44 SHOW AND SELL
Boy Scout Troop 44 will be selling popcorn at Scotts’ Store on Bluffton Road Saturday, October 4, 2003 from 11am to 6pm. We’re asking the residents of Waynedale to support our Boy Scout Troop by buying the best popcorn around. Money from this sale will help our troop to go camping and help pay for the awards the boys earn.

 

YOUNG EAGLES FLIGHT RALLY
Where: Smith Field
When: Saturday, October 25, 2003 from 9am to 12noon
Who: Kids from 8 to 17
For more information call 469-3222 or check our website at www.eaa2.org or e-mail us at bradhartz@eaa2.org.

 

FREE FLU SHOTS FOR SENIORS
Where: Kingston Residence
When: Thur., October 16th
from 1-3pm.
Available to the first 100 to RSVP.
Call Kingston at 747-1523.

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