December 4, 2015 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Sat., Dec. 5
6a– 10a
Where:
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-Will donation
Contact: 260-410-0497

CHRISTMAS SHOW 2015
“ALLE JAHRE WIEDER”
When: Wednesday, Dec. 9
Doors open at 5p
Dinner at 5:30
Show at 7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Sport Club
3102 Ardmore
What: German dinner and show
$40 per person
Contact: Limited seating.
For tickets call
(260) 515-1695

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10a – 4p
Where: Drop off donations
3636 Illinois Rd.
Complimentary pick up service for large items
Info: Accepting bed linens, blankets and kitchen and bath towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting household furnishing, pictures and knick-knacks
Contact: 260-471-5802 x 1

HOLIDAY MUSIC CONCERT
When: Tues., Dec. 15; 7:30p
Where: John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center on the IPFW Campus
Add’l: Fort Wayne Area Community Band will present its annual holiday concert.
The 70- member concert band, under the direction of conductor Scott Humphries and assistant conductor Susan Jehl, will perform a variety of seasonal music includes Christmas from the ‘50s, The Christmas Song, Ding! Dong! Merrily on High, A fireside Christmas, A Most Wonderful Christmas, Whisper to their Souls and more.
Cost: Tickets can be purchased at the door
$8 for adults
Seniors $7,
Children six and over $3 and IPFW students are free with ID.

“THE GIFT OF GIVING”
LUNCHEON
What: Joni Wolf telling us about the “Immanuel Quilt”, a quilt with an amazing story.
When: Dec. 15, 11:30a-1p
Who: Fort Wayne Women’s Midday Connection
Where: Orchard Ridge CC
4531 Lwr Huntington Road
Cost: $15.50 inclusive
Add’l:
Reservations by Dec. 8
Meridith 672-3414
Babysitting available
Stonecroft Ministries

NON-PARISHIBLE
FOOD DRIVE
When: Now thru Christmas
Who: Local Waynedale Kids/Melinda’s Balloons & Gifts
Where: 6720 Old Trail Rd
Add’l: We will be making food baskets for families in need throughout the holidays and need non-parishable food items donated.
Contact: Melinda
(260) 445-4273

CHRISTMAS AT HOME WITH THE SWINNEY SISTERS
When: Open on Dec. 4
2p- 4p
Dec. 5
11a-1p, 2p-4p
Where:
1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
What: The Settlers will have Fort Wayne’s elegantly decorated Historic Swinney Homestead for “’Christmas at Home’ with the Swinney Sisters”. Guests are invited to bring their friends to celebrate the Christmas spirit and take refreshment of syllabub, delicious sweets and savories and a pot of tea.
Cost: $20; prepaid reservations (260)747-1229 and (260)747-1501
Proceeds support maintenance and restoration of the Homestead.

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thurs., Jan. 14, 2p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Why: For the improvement of the community, we give the business leaders (and the ‘Waynedale business district’) a voice to petition the city for improvements; a general members meeting time and date to discuss problems in our area, and a way to meet and greet your business neighbors. Organizing ourselves to work together is the first step to create great things! www.waynedale.com/business
Contact: Jordan Cornwell
260-747-5529

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tuesdays
7a
Contact:
Ron Perkins
747-6186

WAYNEDALE HOLIDAY TROLLEY TOUR
W/ SANTA
When: Sat. Dec. 19, 3-6p
Where: Post 241 7605 Bluffton Road 46819
Add’l: Bring your camera for a Meet & Greet with Santa! Then Take a tour through the decorated corridors of the business district and neighborhoods of Waynedale on the Holiday Trolley. Organized by The Waynedale Community Improvement Team, sponsored by American Legion Post 241.
Cost: Free Admission, donations appreciated!

WALK TO BETHLEHEM
When: Dec. 12 & 13
5:30p-7:30p
Where: First Christian Church 4800 S. Calhoun Across From Southgate Plaza
What: Live Scenes, Live Animals, Marketplace Prayer Stations.
Cost: This Is A Free Event.

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thurs. of month
6:30p
Where: Community Center
233 W. Main Street
What: We are a non-profit, public charity that collects and gives away teddy bears and other stuffed animals to those in need.
We do this all year and always need new or gently used animals of all types.
All donations may be tax deductible on your personal income tax and are greatly appreciated.
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886

PIZZA HUT FUNDRAISER
When: December 8th, 11a– 1p
Where: Pizza Hut Bluffton Road
Add’l: Pizza Hut will be hosting a fundraiser for the Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative. From 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. They will donate 10% of all lunch sales.

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS DECORATING CONTEST
When: Now Through Christmas
Add’l: Tour Waynedale, Vote For Your Favorite Decorations & Win!
A fun family activity this year! Take a tour of Waynedale and choose your favorite decorated businesses. Complete the form below and drop it off at any participating business to enter the raffle to win some great items provided by Waynedale businesses! See page 4 for more details.

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

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

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

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!

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

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

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
When: Tuesdays
9a-11a
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and animals
Contact: 260-478-2515

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