COMMUNITY CALENDAR 9/20/2006

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ALLEN COUNTY PARKS

What: Breakfast with the Birds-East meets West

When: Wednesday

September 20

8:00am-9:30am

Where: Fox Island Park

7324 Yohne Road

Cost: $3 per person

Breakfast included

Call for reservation

For more information:

449-3180

 

LUERS WALK-A-THON

What: Student Fundraiser

Following the all-school mass

When: Friday, Sept. 29

9:15am-Luers gym

Where: Bishop Luers High

Paulding Road

Why: Raise funds for support of general operating expenses for Luers

 

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST FALL FESTIVAL

What: Games, Raffles, Concessions, Go Cart Races, Chicken Dinner, Talent Shows

When: Friday and Saturday

September 15 and 16

7:30pm – 11pm

Where: 4500 Fairfield

 

EHS SENIOR ALUMNI

When: Tuesday, Sept. 19

Noon-2:00pm

What: Annual reunion or Elmhurst class of 1940 and 1941

Graduates of

‘37,’38,’39,’42,’43, and ‘44 are invited

Where: Richard’s Restaurant, 2912 Getz Rd.

For more information call Homer Hoke at 747-2388

 

INDIANA EPILEPSY SERVICES SUPPORT GROUP

What: Monthly meeting

Where: East Parlor Room

Wayne Street UMC

300 E. Wayne Street

When: 4th Tuesday of each month

12:30-2pm

 

FLEA AND FARMER’S

MARKET

When: Saturday, Sept. 16

8:00am-3:00pm

What: Flea and Farmer’s Market as a part of Ossian Days

Booth spaces are available at the cost of $20

Vendors will need to provide their own tables and power sources if needed

Where: The west parking lot of Ossian Elementary School

For more information call Debbie at 450-6736

 

HOAGLAND FALL MUSIC FESTIVAL

When: September 15-17

Friday: 7:00-11:00pm

Saturday: 3:00-11:00pm

Sunday:   11:00am-8:00pm

What: Enjoy a great German food, along with music from the Goodtime Dutchmen, Musical Brass, and Party Time

Where: Hoagland

Cost: $7.50 per person

15 and under are free

For more information:

639-3062

 

ALUMINUM CAN

COLLECTION

Where: South West Conservation Club

Bluffton Road

When: Fourth Saturday of every month

8am-Noon

Who: Boy Scout Troop 22

Troop 22 is looking for a few good scouts

Call 436-2422 for more information

 

EUCHRE

Where: WD United Methodist Church

Church Street

When: Tuesdays, 9am

 

LITTLE RIVER

RAMBLERS

Who: Jennifer Kleinrichert, Coordinator Little River Wetlands Project

What: Eagle Marsh morning hikes to explore flora and fauna

Where: Eagle Marsh

At the barn off of Engle Road

When: Tuesdays, 9-11am

Be sure to dress for the weather and wear tall waterproof boots

 

150th ANNIVERSARY

Who: St. Mark’s Lutheran

Where: 16933 Thiele Road

When: Once a month celebration for special guests, pastors and organists

What: The members of St. Mark’s welcomes you

 

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST

CLUB MEETING

Where: Atz’s Ice Cream Shoppe

211 East Tillman Road

When: Tuesdays, 7-8am

For more information call Ron Perkins at 747-6186

 

BAERFIELD

TOASTMASTERS

What: Learn speaking and leadership skills

Where: Atz’s Ice Cream Shoppe, Tillman Road

When: Tuesdays at 6pm

If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings, this is the place to begin

 

SOUTHMOOR SINGERS

What: Looking for singers to join our ladies choir

When: Practice 9-11am Tuesdays

Come join us! We are a group of ladies who love to sing and share the gift of music with others

Call 447-0339 or 744-5034 for more information

 

MEMORIAL BRICKS

Where: War Memorial Shrine, 2122 O’Day Road

Make every day a “Memorial Day” by placing a brick of honor on the Korean War Veterans Association’s beautiful walkway

For more information call Allen Clendenen at

489-1724

 

BEGINNING THE JOURNEY

Who: Alzheimer’s Association

What: Seminar for families who suspect memory loss or have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

For more information or to register call 1-800-272-3900

 

STRIDES OF HOPE

ANNUAL

WALK-A-THON

When: Saturday, Sept. 16

Registration begins 8:30am

What: This year, there will be a 5K Fun Run and a two-mile Walk-a-thon

Where: Foster Park

Pavilion #1

For more information:

422-3544

 

NEW HORIZONS BAND

What: Invitation for you to come blow your horn

If you do not have a horn but want to play one, they will help you

Where: Crescent Avenue Methodist Church

Who: Directing the band is retired music instructor John Morse

Morse directed programs at Elmhurst HS

He also served as third French Horn with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic

The Fort Wayne band meets twice a week

The New Horizons band is open to any adult who wants to make music.

If you’ve never played an instrument before but want to, New Horizons will teach you

Contact:  Dave Held

744-6084

 

SOS NIGHT

Who: Nine Mile United Methodist Church

Where: 6303 Winters Road

When: Wednesday night

6-7:30pm

What: Sharing Our Savior Night

The night begins with dinner, singing, then adults and children separate into bible studies

 

VOLUNTEER

OPPORTUNITIES

Where: Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road

When: Throughout the year

What: Sweeping, moping, dusting, and pulling weeds, yard clean-up, and general custodial work

Call 426-2882 ext. 307 volunteer opportunities

 

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS

Where: Kingston Residence

7515 Winchester Road

When: Second Wednesday of each month from 3-4pm

What: Support, education on resources, and provide training materials to family caregivers

For More Info: Contact Pattie 747-1523

 

CHURCH SERVICES

Where: Church of Christ

3421 Thurber Ave

Waynedale

When: Sundays

9am Bible Study

10am & 6:30pm Services

Radio program on WGL, 1250AM

Sunday 7am-7:30am

Call 747-2637 for information

 

GOLDEN KIWANIS

Meets Thursdays at 11:30am

Atz Ice Cream Shoppe on Tillman Road

 

ROLLING THUNDER

What: Rolling Thunder Meeting

Where: AMVETS Post #33

When: 3rd Sunday 3pm

 

EUCHRE

Where: AmVets Post 33

6620 Koester Road

When: Tuesdays, 7pm

 

DEPRESSION SUPPORT

MEETS

When: 2nd and 4th Thursday each month at 6pm

Where: Hope Missionary

429 E. Dustman Road, Bluffton

What: Open to anyone suffering with depression, bi-polar, anxiety, or has a friend or loved one who does

Cost: Free

Donations are accepted

824-1844 or 694-6371 for more information

 

WALKERS WELCOME!

Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

1819 Reservation Drive

Family Life Center

When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday-8am

Mrs. Betty Rekeweg checks your blood pressure before & after walking, if desired.

A five-minute devotion is provided prior to the start of the program after which a person can walk as long as they desire.

 

MS SELF HELP GROUP

What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS

When: Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7pm

Where: Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital

7970 West Jefferson Blvd.

Call 637-3820 for more information

 

SOUTHWEST

CONSERVATION CLUB

Open to the Public

Where: 5703 Bluffton Road

What: Trap & Skeet Shoot

When: 2nd & Last Sundays

12:30pm to close

What: Fish & Tenderloin

When: 1st & 3rd Fridays

5pm – 7:30pm

 

QUIET WARRIORS CHAPTER MEETING

Who: Quiet Warriors Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association

Where: Eagles #248

4940 Bluffton Road

When: 1st Saturday of month, 8am

For more information call 747-0601

 

PUBLIC AUCTION

When: September 23, 9:00am

Where: 1604 Lower Huntington Rd.

 

FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM

What: Talkabouts, prose & poetry

Where: Towne House

2209 St. Joe Rd.

When: First Tuesday of the month, 7pm

For more information call 486-3912

 

ALLEN COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION

What: Campfire Chats

Where: Metea County Park Nature Center

When: The third Thursday of each month-8 pm

For more information call 449-3181

Cost: $4

 

THE CHIEF

RICHARDVILLE HOUSE

What: Open for the season

When: May 20-Nov. 11

Admission:

$7 adults

$5 members

Kids under 5 FREE

For more information contact Todd Pelfrey @

426-2882

 

WEEKLY MEDITATION CLASSES

When: Every Monday evening at 6:30pm

Where: The Indiana Buddhist Temple

5712 Webster St.

 

WAYNEDALE UMC ANNUAL BAZAAR

When: Saturday, Nov. 4

Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church

What: 6’ tables for rent at $20

For more information call Shirley Imel at 747-3547

Or Sharon Bowser at

478-1758

 

ANNUAL FISH FRY

When: Saturday, Sept. 23

4:00-7:00pm

What: Fish dinner with all the fixings

Where: Karen’s Kitchen

5700 Bluffton Rd.

Cost: $7 per person

 

FAMILY DAY AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

When: Sunday, September 17

What: Enjoy a pulled pork dinner, beer tent and kid’s activities

Elephant ears after 4:00pm

Where: American Legion Post 241

 

ELEX CLUB TO CELEBRATE 90TH

ANNIVERSARY

When: Sat., November 4

Where: Hall’s Guesthouse

What: Luncheon to celebrate 90 years of community service and social activities

If you or your friends are past GE, LMCS or BAE Systems employees or current/pass Elex Club members, you are eligible to join

For more information call the Elex Club Office at

439-4400

 

CENTRAL CATHOLIC

ALL-CLASS GOLF

When: Friday, Sept. 22

11:00am

What: 18-hole golf outing

Beverage cart will be available

Pair up your own “fore-some” or you will be placed

Where: Brookwood Golf Course on the corner of Ferguson Rd. and Bluffton Rd.

To make reservations: Call Bill Sorg at (260) 638-4554

 

CENTRAL CATHOLIC

HIGH SCHOOL

CLASS OF 1961

When: Saturday, Sept. 23

6:00pm

Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church-5:00pm

What: Class of 1961-45th reunion

Where: The Grand Wayne Center

To make reservations call Rita Jansen King at

(260) 747-5049

 

LUTHERAN

HOME AUXILIARY

FUNDRAISER

When: Sat., Sept. 30, 8:00am

What: Florida Scramble Golf Tournament

Where: McMillan Park Golf Course

Cost: $40 includes lunch, prizes, and activities

For more information call (260) 447-0800 x 383

 

6TH ANNUAL ELMHURST ATHLETIC GOLF OUTING

When: Sunday, Sept. 24

12:30am

What: Florida Scramble Golf Fundraiser to benefit Elmhurst’s Athletic Department

Where: Brookwood Golf Course

Cost: $55 per person or $220 per foursome

Meal includes game, cart and food

all 416-0261 or e-mail mark.redding@fwcs.k12.in.us

 

AIRPORT BUSINESS

CO-OP NETWORKING

When: Every Wednesday, NOON-2:00pm

What: Join us for lunch and bring a hand full of business cards to pass out

Also bring your golf clubs for a chance to play 9 holes for just $5.00!

Where: American Legion Post 241

Cost: $5 lunch special

For more information call Mark Helman at 414-6761

 

URBAN COYOTES

When: Saturday, October 14

9:00am-11:30am

What: Stanley Gehrt will present findings of the research he’s done on urban coyotes

We’ll be hiking to look for signs of the coyotes in Fox Island

Where: Fox Island Cty Park

For more information:

449-3180

 

FAMILY STORY TIME

When: Thursdays in September, 7:00pm

What: It’s a special night for families for stories, songs, a craft and lots of fun!

Where: Waynedale Branch Library

2200 Lwr. Huntington Rd.

For more information:

421-1365

 

SMART START

STORYTIME

When: Mondays and Tuesdays in September

10:30am

What: Children ages 3-5 years of age and their caregivers are invited to this storytime

Where: Waynedale Branch Library

2200 Lwr Huntington Rd.

For more information:

421-1365

 

GERMAN HERITAGE

SOCIETY FISH FRY

When: Friday, September 29

4:30-8:00pm

What: All you can eat fish, scalloped potatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert, and coffee

Where: Park Edelweiss

3355 Elmhurst Dr.

Cost: Adults $7

Ages 6-12 $4

Ages 6 and under are free

 

“MAKE A DREAM COME TRUE” FUNDRAISER

When: Saturday, Sept. 17

1:00-5:00pm

What: Fundraiser to benefit 4-year old Ethan who suffers from Taussig Bing Syndrome

His wish is to go to Disney World

Come out and help us make his wish come true!

Where: St. Therese Church Hall

2304 Lwr Huntington Rd.

For more information:

436-8899

 

PURDUE CHRISTMAS SHOW BUS TRIP

When: Sunday, Dec. 10

What: Allen County Extension Homemakers sponsoring a bus trip to Purdue University to see “Christmas is Believing”

Bring your own sack lunch

Cost: $55 includes bus fare and ticket to noon performance

For more information:

481-6826

 

PEACE LUTHERAN

CHURCH’S 60TH

ANNIVERSARY

When: Sunday, Sept. 24

9:00am

What: Worship service, continental breakfast, tours of the school, and a performance from Unity and the Peace Senior Choir

Where: 5401S Calhoun

 

FISH FRY

When: Saturday, Sept. 16

4:00-7:00pm

What: Meal includes fish, chicken, broasted potatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, roll, and dessert Carryout also available

Where: Trier Ridge Community Church

7501 Hessen Cassel Rd.

Cost: Adults $8

Children $6

Ages 5 and under FREE

 

WUMC HOT DOG AND CHILI DINNER

When: Friday, October 13

4:30-7:00pm

What: Fundraiser for the missions budget

Looking for volunteers to help cook, serve, and clean up

Where: WUMC

2501 Church St.

 

ROCKIN’ IN THE FALL

When: Friday, October 6

7:00-10:30pm

What: Travel back to the 50s and 60s in the time of poodle skirts, flat tops, and sock hops with the sound of the “G-Men”

Where: Community Center

233 West Main Street

For more information:

427-6460

Dance is restricted to 21 and over

 

FALL ANNUAL RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE

When: Friday, October 6

8:00am-5:00pm

Saturday, October 7

8:00am-NOON

What: Presented by the Peace Lutheran Women’s Guild

Where: Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 4900 Fairfield Ave.

 

FISH AND TENDERLOIN DINNER

When: Saturday, October 7

4:00-7:00pm

What: All you can eat

Where: Ossian United Methodist Church

201W. Mill Street

Cost: Adults $7.50

Children $4

Ages 5 and under are free

 

RENDEZVOUS 2006

SPONSORED BY THE

SOUTHWEST

CONSERVATION CLUB

Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.

What: For the Children

When: Friday, October 13

Open to the Public

Saturday, October 14

9am to dark

Sunday, October 15

9am to 3pm

Cost: FREE

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