JANUARY 16, 2015 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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BISHOP LUERS SCHOOL WINTER HOMECOMING
When: Friday, February 6
What: Bishop Luers Alumni Office will be recognizing the 1968 and the 2014 boys’ SAC championship tennis teams during halftime of the boys’ varsity basketball game. The Alumni Office is proud to welcome back the 1968 boys’ tennis team to Bishop Luers High School! Bishop Luers grandparents will also receive a special recognition.
Add’l: Casa Knight Dinner at 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the café.
Reservations are suggested. Luers varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball vs. Snider High school beginning at 6P.M.
All are welcome!
Contact: For more information, please contact Sarah Shank at sshank@bishopluers.org  or (260) 456-1261 ext. 3039

WANT TO HONOR
A VETERAN?
Who:
Korean War Veterans Association
Indiana Chapter One
Info: You can do so by placing a Memorial brick on the beautiful walkway Shrine on O’Day Road in Fort Wayne
Contact: Ron
260-493-7569

HUNTER SMITH BAND CONCERT
When: Saturday, January 31
6p.m.
Where: The Chapel
Why: Free concert for the community
Add’l: The Hunter Smith Band will host a live concert at 6:00 p.m. at The Chapel Saturday, Jan. 31. It is a family event, free and open to the community.
Smith will also join The Chapel’s worship team for their Super Bowl Sunday services, Feb. 1 at 9:15 and 10:30 a.m.
The Chapel is located at 2505 West Hamilton Road in southwest Fort Wayne.
Smith is best known for his 10 years as Punter for the Indianapolis Colts. He celebrated a Super Bowl victory against the Chicago Bears in February 2007 and has since gone on to play for the Washington Redskins. After 12 years in the NFL, Smith purposefully began his music career. His love for music has exploded into a five-man band that has performed across the country. Their first album, Green, features pop country/rock music written by Smith who has been writing music his whole life. When Smith is not touring with his band, he resides with his family in Indianapolis.
Cost: Free

WE ARE THE DREAM: MUSICAL DRAMA
Who: Heartland Sings
When: Sunday, January 18
Where: Plymouth Congregational Church
Why: Musical and Spoken Word Commemoration
Add’l: Join Heartland and special guest Carver Cossey for this musical-drama recounting the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Scripted by Janice Furtner with words from Dr. King himself, this unique and powerful performance combines narration, music and art into a meaningful experience.
Cost: Free; Free-will offering
Contact: Heartland Office 260.436.8080

FISH FRY
Who: Fort Wayne Sport Club
When: Jan 23, Feb 27,
Mar 27, Apr 3
4:30p – 7p
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave.
Cost: $8 adults,
4 children 6-10
6& under free
What: Includes fish, potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, roll & dessert
Contact: Phil at 515-1695

“THE HEART WARMING” LUNCHEON & PROGRAM
What: Cheryl Friar of Touchstone Crystals, featuring Swarovski Crystal, “We want you to sparkle a New You in a New Year”
When: January 27
11:30a- 1p
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Where: Orchard Ridge Country Club
4531 Lower Huntington Road
Add’l: Reservations by January 20, 2015 to Meridith, 672-3414.
Babysitting available. Stonecroft Ministries.

COMMUNITY BINGO
When: Every 2nd Tuesday
2pm
Where:
Riverbend Health Care
Cost: Free
Contact: 260-747-7435

ATTENTION VETERANS
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
9am
Where: Waynewood Inn
Contact: Traci 710-3012

SUPPORT GROUP
Who: Fathers United for Equal Rights
When: Second and Fourth Mon
7:30p
Where: IHOP on Coliseum
Info: Support group for divorce, paternity, visitation, support and custody
Contact: Bob Fraser
260-493-9788

PAPER GATOR
RECYCLE BIN
Who: Avalon Food Pantry
When: Now!
Where: 1500 Lower Huntington Rd.
Church office
Cost: Free
Info: Help the food pantry
We receive payment for paper
Accepted: Newspaper, mail, office paper, phone books, magazines, paper books, catalogues, computer paper, all kinds of paper!
NO grocery bags or cardboard
Contact: 747-1531
414-8391

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When: Tuesdays
9a – 11a
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
478-2515

ME-‘N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6p to 7p
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who:Mustard Seed
Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10a – 4p
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 x 5

SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
HARMONY CHORUS
When: Mondays
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
Contact: 260-436-7104
townsofharmony.org

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
Who:
Alzheimers Association
When: First Thurs of month
10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
4p – 6p
Cost: Bring plenty of
business cards
Contact: 747-5202

THE KOREAN WAR
VETERANS ASSN.
Who: Korean War
Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly
Second Sat
10a
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Waynewood Inn
Bluffton Road
When: Tuesdays
7a
Contact:
Ron Perkins
747-6186

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6p
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings
This is the place to begin!

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon of month
7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 637-3820

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
5p – 7p
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Second and Last
Sun of month
12:30p until close
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9a–10a
Where: Chik-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Contact: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison
Laura Chatham

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