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ALL YOU CAN EAT
When: Friday, March 11
Where: 7001 Old Trail Road
Why: Fundraiser in support of the staff and volunteers of the Southwest Allen County Fire District.
Add’l: Meal includes Fish, fries, coleslaw, roll & drink.
Served at the Firestation.
Cost: $9 for adults
$4 for kids 10 & under
Contact: Jason Thackrey
SAUSAGE & PANCAKE BRUNCH
When: Sun., March 20, 9a- 1p
Where: Poe Fire Station
Add’l: Poe Volunteer Fire Department whole hog sausage & pancake brunch. Proceeds going towards new equipment and building maintenance.
Cost: Adults $7.50
Children 6- 12 $4
under 6 Free.
When: March 11, 9a- 4pm & March 12, 9a-?
Where: Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.
Add’l: Furniture, Collectibles, Glassware, Sporting Goods, Electronics, Books, Movies, Music, Clothing & Much More!
GRAND GARAGE SALE
When: Sat., March 19, 8a- 1p
Where: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton gym
10650 Aboite Center Road
Why: Sale is a fundraising event for Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School 7th graders in support of their 8th grade trip to Chicago.
Add’l: The Grand Garage Sale will offer clothing, toys, kitchen and household items, linens, furniture, bicycles and more.
Visitors can park in the Aboite Center Road parking lot and enter through Door #28.
26TH ANNUAL GATHERING OF QUILTERS
When: March 19, 8a-4p
Where: Wayne High School
9100 Winchester Road
Who: Appleseed Quilters Guild, Inc., a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.
What: A Celebration of International Quilting Day. Over 700 quilters will gather to Celebrate International Quilting Day. Nationally known quilting teacher/lecturer/fabric designer, Pat Sloan will speak. A quilt display, show and tell, vendor mall and quilt related services will be offered.
Cost: Pre-registration through March 11 is $20/person (includes box lunch, door prize opportunities, goodie bag and commemorative pin).
Day of Show: $15/person (does not include lunch or door prize opportunities). Goodie bags and commemorative pins will be available while supplies last.
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!
UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA-RELATED BEHAVIOR
When: March 15
St. Aloysius Church
14623 Bluffton Road (Yoder)
Add’l: If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment & much more!
Contact: Please RSVP to the Helpline 1 (800) 272-3900
Who: Fort Wayne Sport Club
When: March 25
4:30p – 7p
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave.
Cost: $9 adults
4 children 6-10
6 & under free
What: Includes fish, potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, roll & dessert
Contact: Phil at 515-1695
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, March 10
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
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues. 7a
James Lambert 747-7907
SPRING TRAILS TRECK
When: Sat. April 16th, 11 am
Where: Penguin Point – 7303 Winchester Road
What: 6.5 mile Bike (tentatively through Foster Park toward Downtown) or 2 mile Walk to Tillman Park.
Cost: Free Event
KINGSTON’S 8TH ANNUAL TASTE OF WAYNEDALE
When: Tues. March 22,
4:30 – 7p
Where: Mount Calvary Family Life Center
Cost: Tickets are
$15 in Advance
$20 Day of
Contact: Call 747-1523 to RSVP or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Add’l: Proceeds to benefit Honor Flight Honor Northeast Indiana and Community Harvest Food Bank
EASTER IN WAYNEDALE
When: Sat. March 26
Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10a sharp!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Rd, Fort Wayne
Add’l: No RSVP required. Kids bring baskets, parents bring camera for pictures with the easter bunny. Organized by the Waynedale Community Improvement Team
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
Where: Rich’s Cafe
Lower Huntington Road
Who: Avalon Food Pantry
1500 Lower Huntington Rd.
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
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
9a – 11a
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
When: Every Thursday
6p to 7p
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
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
SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
When: First Thurs of month
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
Cost: Bring plenty of
THE KOREAN WAR
Who: Korean War
Indiana Chapter One
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Rd.
Info: Food served before and after meeting
Bring friends and spouses!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
5p – 7p
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
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