COMMUNITY CALENDAR 11/05/2010

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LADIES AUXILLARY

Who: Fort Wayne Sports Club

When: Saturday, December 4

10am – 2pm

Where: FW Sport Club

3102 Ardmore Ave.

Info: Cookie Walk/Soup & Sandwich Bar

Contact: Erna Schmidtke

260-747-6946

 

NATIONAL MOTOR CLUB OF AMERICA MEETING

When: November 15 – 16,

6:30pm

Where: Comfort Suites at Village of Coventry

5775 Coventry Lane

Info: Sharing membership and rep info.

Also looking for new members and full and part time reps

Contact: Dan Trenary

260-479-3972

 

CHRISTKINDLMARKET

Who: Friends of Wyneken

What: Bus Trip

When: Saturday, December 11, 2010

Where: Chicago, IL

Why: Fund Raiser for the restoration

Of the Historic Wyneken House on

Winchester Road

The Christkindlmarket is a German Merchant Market

held outdoors.

Cost: Trip $45

For more information:

Contact Karen Heller (260)724-7959

Or Tina Bauermeister (260)639-6530

 

EUCHRE

When: Tuesday’s

7pm

Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.

Who: Fraternal

Order Of Eagles 248

 

GERMAN CHRISTMAS SHOW 2010

Who: Fort Wayne Sports Club

When: Friday, December 10

7pm

Dinner

5pm – 6pm

Where: FW Sport Club

3102 Ardmore Ave.

Cost: Show & Dinner

$30 a person

Show Only

$20.00/person

Contact: 260-244-6964

260-338-1324

 

CHRISTMAS TEA AT SWINNEY HOMESTEAD

Who: Settlers, Inc.

When: Friday & Saturday

December 3 & 4

Doors open at Noon

Seating at 1pm

Where: Historic Swinney Homestead

1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Info: Enjoy uncommon teas, sandwiches, savories, scones and other treats while touring the Swinney House

Cost: $20/person

Contact: RSVP with D. Keane

486-8903

 

14th ANNUAL TURKEY TROT

Who: Bishop Luers H.S.

When: Sunday, November 21

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: Columbia Street West

Cost: $20 minimum a person

Info: Includes beer, wine, soft drinks, and appetizers.

Trot benefits Bishop Luers H.S. and Athletic Dept.

 

HAM AND TURKEY SHOOT

Who: Fort Wayne Beagle Club

When: Sunday, November 7

11:00am

Where: One half mile SW of GM plant on Aboite Rd.

Info: Shells provided

Hot dogs and chili served.

 

CERAMIC & INSTALLATION ARTIST

Who: University of Saint Francis

When: Wednesday, November 17

Where: North Campus

2701 Spring St.

Info: Featuring Alex Hibbitt

Contact: Yvonne Schroeder

260-399-7700 x 6413

 

GOLDEN KIWANIS

Meet Thursdays

11:30am

Atz’s

Ice Cream Shoppe

Tillman Road

 

COPING WITH GRIEF & LOSS

Who: Alzheimer’s Association

When: Thursday, November 11

8am – Noon

Where: Wells CountyArts

Chamber & Vistors Ctr.

211 W. Waters Street

Bluffton, IN

Info: Douglas C. Smith

Contact: RSVP

260-420-5547

 

VOLUNTEERS FOR HOST FAMILY NEEDED

Who: World Heritage

When: November through December

Info: Program offers qualified students from around the world, between 15 – 18, to spend a high school year or semester in the U.S.

Contact: Nancy Paschal

260-312-3377

1-800-888-9040

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SPEAKER

MICHAEL FAY

Who: ACRES  Land Trust

When: Saturday, November 13

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Where: Rhinehart Music Center

IPFW

Cost: Lecture $10

Contact: 260-481-6555

 

16th DEBRAND CHOCOLATE EXTRVAGANZA

Who: DeBrand Chocolate

When: Friday, November 5

6:30pm – 9pm

Where: Freemasons Hall

216 E. Washington

Info: Fundraiser to benefit Family & Children’s Services

The event includes an all-you-can eat DeBrand chocolate buffet, and hors d’oeuvres furnished by Agaves, Club Soda, The Hilton, My Menu, Splendid Fare, and others. The evening will also include a chocolate fountain, cash bar, coffee bar by Espresso Gallery, and a silent auction.

Cost: Tickets $25

Contact: 744-4326

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE GIFT OF CHRISTMAS FOR EVERYONE

Who: At Life Center of Fort Wayne

When: November 15 – 22

Box drop off 8am – 6pm

Where: 1649 Spy Run Ave.

7530 S. Anthony Blvd.

Info: Fill sturdy shoeboxes with Christmas gifts for children in war torn and poverty stricken countries.

Contact: 260-422-8520

 

CHRISTMAS MART 2010

Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor

When: Saturday, November 20

9am – 4pm

Where: 3355 Elmhurst Dr.

Info: Open to public!

Many vendors selling a variety of items.

Cost: Entry free

Contact: Carol Mauch

459-2225

 

OPEN HOUSE

Who: Bishop Luers H.S.

When: Wednesday, November 10

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: 333 E. Paulding Rd.

Info: Opportunity to get info on clubs, athletics, financial aid and more

Contact: Monica Zwick

456-1261 ext. 3008

 

DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD MEMBERSHIPS!

Who: Pocahontas Swim Club

Where: 3020 Ojibway

Info: A few discounted early bird memberships remain hurry!

Family memberships regularly $350, but sign up now and it costs $275!

Payment plans and Ach available, makes a great gift!

Dana LaMaster at info@pocopool.com

 

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES

Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank

When: Monday – Friday

10am – 4pm

Where: Drop off

3636 Illinois Rd.

Info: Bring in bed linens, extra blankets and towels and miscellaneous kitchen items.

Also accepting furniture and goods

Contact: 260-471-5802 ext 5

 

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF HARMONY CHORUS

When: Mondays

6:30pm – 9pm

Where: 5120 Speedway Drive

Info: Real Women, Real Harmony, Real Fun

Contact: 260-436-7104 or

townsofharmony.org

 

MORNING WALKING/WELLNESS PROGRAM

Who: ASH Centre

When: Monday – Friday

8am to 10am

Where: 1701 Freeman St.

Info: Coffee, tea, snacks available

 

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Who: Alzheimer’s Association

When: 1st Thursday of month

Time: 10am

Where: Waynedale Library

2200 Lower Huntington Rd.

Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge

Contact: 415-7741

 

SOUTHWEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING

Who: Cheryl Friar

Where: Tavern at Coventry

5745 Coventry Lane

When: First Tuesday of month,

4pm – 6pm

Cost: Bring plenty of business cards

Contact: 747-5202

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.

Who: The Korean War Veterans Assn

Indiana Chapter One

When: Monthly meeting, 2nd Sat.

10am

Where: VFW Post 857,

2202 West Main St.

Info: Veterans Day Parade November 6,

on Parnell Ave. at 11am

Contact: Mary Anna Roemke

260-485-7627

 

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS

Who: Little River Wetlands Project

What: Eagle Marsh morning hikes

Where: Eagle Marsh

At the barn off Engle Road

When: Tuesdays

9-11am

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

 

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING

Where: Renaissance Restaurant

Tillman Road

When: Tuesdays

7am

For more information:

Ron Perkins

747-6186

 

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS

What: Learn speaking and leadership skills

Where: Penguin Point

7303 Winchester Rd.

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

Contact: 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:

Ron Barnhardt

493-7569

 

BEGINNING THE JOURNEY

Who: Alzheimer’s Assoc.

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Contact: Call 637-3820 for more information

 

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS

What: Pro Troops Rally

Where: Across from the Allen County Courthouse

When: First Saturday of every month

12pm to 1pm

This event is to let our troops know that we haven’t forgotten about them

Please bring flags and signs

For more information:

Rex Mercer

260-609-3461

 

QUIET WARRIORS CHAPTER MEETING

Who: Quiet Warriors Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association

Where: Eagles #248

4940 Bluffton Road

When: 1st Sat. of month

8am

For more information:

747-0601

 

FORT WAYNE WRITERS FORUM

What: Talkabouts, prose & poetry

Where: Towne House

2209 St. Joe Road

When: First Tuesday of the month

7pm

For more information:

486-3912

 

ALLEN COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION

What: Campfire Chats

Where: Metea County Park Nature Center

When: Third Thursday

8 pm

For more information:

449-3181

Cost: $4

 

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

When: First and Third

Friday of the month

5pm – 7:30pm

Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.

Southwest

Conservation Club

Contact: 747-4677

Jim Shearer

 

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

When: Second and Fourth

Sunday of the month

12:30pm until close

Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.

Southwest

Conservation Club

Contact: 747-4677

Jim Shearer

 

FREE BINGO

Who: Kingston Healthcare

When: Second Wednesday

9am – 10am

Where: Chik-fil-A

Jefferson Pointe

Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association

Contact: Camille at 260-415-7741

 

FISH FRIES 2010 – 2011

Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor

When: Second Friday of Every Month

4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: Park Edelweiss

3355 Elmhurst Dr.

Cost: Dinner – $8

Children 12 and under – $5

Contact: Carol

260-459-2225

 

MONTHLY MEETING

Who: Disorderly Bear Den

When: First Thursday of each month

Where: Community Center

233 W. Main Street

Info: Teens, LISTEN up!

Contact: Donna at 260-409-9886

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