April 8, 2016 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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RECRUITMENT PANCAKE BREAKFAST
FORMING MARINE CORP LEAGUE
When: Sat., April 9
9a-11a
Where: American Legion
Post #241
Cost: $6 Adults
$3 Children, Under 3 Free
Contact: Call Dale
(260) 610-3713
Chuck (260) 203-6938

GENEALOGY CONFERENCE
When: Sat., April 16
Where:
Allen County Public Library
Add’l: The conference, open to the public, will feature eight sessions in two tracks with nationally-known speakers Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CG, and Jen Baldwin. The sessions by Baldwin are sponsored by the Allen County Genealogical Society and the Doug and Joni Lehman Charitable Foundation.
Cost: Registration for this all-day conference is $45.
For more information or to register online, visit www.indgensoc.org/conference.php

WAYNEDALE TRAIL CLEANUP
When: Sat., April 9, 9a-noon
Where: Meet at Penguin Point
Add’l: Cleaning up the trails along Tillman & Fairfield Road.

RUMMAGE SALE AT
MT. CALVARY
When: Thurs., April 28
8a-8p
Fri. April 29
8a-4p
$2 Bag Sale Sat., April 30
8a-1p
Where: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive (Waynedale, off Bluffton Road)
Add’l: Bags will be provided for $2 bag sale on Saturday.
A Bake Sale will be included.

POTATO BAR & CHRISTIAN
COMEDY SHOW
When: Saturday, April 23
5:30p meal
7:00p show
Where: Ossian United Methodist Church
201 W. Mill Street
Add’l: “Wives! We Are Now Disciples!” Christian comedy show and dinner.
Meal by reservations only, April 18.
Cost: Dinner & Show
Adults $14
5-10 yrs $7, 4 & younger free
Contact: RSVP & Tickets
(260) 622-4326

GARAGE SALE
LAKE SHORES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
What: Association-Wide
Garage Sale
Where: Lake Shores
Addition in Waynedale
When: April 22 & 23
9a-4p
Contact: Tony Landon
747-6110

GARAGE SALE
AVALON PLACE
CIVIC ASSOCIATION
What:
Association-wide garage sale
When: Weekend of May 14
9a–5p
Where: Avalon Addition
Add’l: Enter off Bluffton or
Lower Huntington Rd.

Residents of Avalon: If you plan on having a garage sale, we will include your sale on the flyer! Please see the facebook page or the last association newsletter for more info, or call Alex 260-747-4535

FLEA MARKET
When: 2nd Sat. of Month
8a-3p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd
Add’l: Avon, Perfectly Posh, handmade quilts, soaps, and jewelry, tools, antiques and collectibles!
Cost: Free to attend!
Reserve a table, just $5.
Contact:
Dean (260) 747-5947

UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Buffton Rd
Add’l: Open To The Public Events.
– All You Can Eat Fish Fry & Tenderloin Fridays, every first and third Friday of the month. 5-7p
$8.25 for adults
– Trap And Skeet Sundays, every second and fourth Sunday of the month. Starting at Noon.
– 3D Archery Shoot, every second Saturday of the month. 20 target course, starting at 9a.

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES
When: April 19
11:30-1p
Where:
Waynedale Baptist Church
633 Lwr. Huntington Road
Who: Alzheimer’s Association
Add’l: Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.
Contact: Please RSVP to the Helpline 1 (800) 272-3900

SITTING DISEASE – LUNCH & LEARN
When: Thurs., April 14
11:30a-1p
Where: Kingston Residence 7515 Winchester Road
Add’l: Free event. Dr. Rudy Kachmann presents sitting disease. Learn the shocking effects that sitting has on your body.
Contact: RSVP to (260) 415-7741 or cgarrison@ kingstonkealthcare.com

SPRING TRAILS-TREK AT THE POINTE
When: Sat., April 16th
11a
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

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING – BLUFFTON ROAD TRAILS
When: April 21, 6p
Where: Waynedale Public Library
Add’l: The City will be hosting a public information meeting in hearing more about the Bluffton Road Trails Project.

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, April 14, 2p
Where:
Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd, 46819
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

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

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

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

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luers High School
333 E. Paulding Rd.
Cost: Tax receipt will be provided for each gown or dress brought in
Info: We are collecting formal wear that we will resell for $25
With each gown sold, pointers and signs of what to look for in an abusive relationship will be attached.
Contact: Joni Kuhn
260-615-4831
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
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: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tues., 7a
Contact:
James Lambert
747-7907

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: 639-0549

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
5p-7p
Add’l: All you can eat! Includes fish fillets or pork tenderloin, French fries, green beans, corn, rolls, dessert.
$8.25 Adults
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

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