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When: Oct. 14, Nov. 11,
Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Cost: $9 adults
All you can eat.
Contact: Chad (260) 747-0713
TRUNK OR TREAT
When: Sat., Oct. 22, 10-11a
What: Kingston Residence Hosts Trunk or Treat
Sponsored by Waynedale Area Businesses to Benefit the Waynedale Trails & Sidewalks Initiative
Where: 7515 Winchester Rd.
Contact: (260) 415-7741
RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE
When: Thurs, Oct. 20, 8a-4p; Friday, Oct. 21 8a-Noon
Where: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (soest)
9909 Wayne Trace – Corner Of Wayne Trace & Emanuel
SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
WINE & STEIN FUNDRAISER
When: Fri., Nov. 11
5501 US HWY 30 W
Fort Wayne, IN 46818
Why: This event helps to raise funds to support the work of the local hearing clinic. HearCare Connection was established in 2011 to provide low-income and uninsured individuals & families reduced fees on hearing healthcare based on family size and household income.
Add’l: This evening will host a wine & beer tasting, live auction supported by Scheerer McCulloch Auctioneers, heavy appetizers by Granite City and Bandidos, and our own local musician Richie Wolfe will be performing.
Contact: Anna Bogdon
FIRST ANNUAL NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL TAILGATE
When: Sat., Oct. 15
Where: St. Joseph Hessen Cassel School Activity Center
Add’l: Similar in feel to the annual stag-only “Smoker” event, the Tailgate will be for all men and women over 21 years of age, with funds raised going to support the school’s Tuition Assistance Fund. Admission is $10 pre-sale and $15 at the door, with admission including tailgate food such as chili, hotdogs, and pulled pork. There will be a cornhole tournament, casino and door prizes. The Notre Dame vs. Stanford game will begin at 7:30p. Beer and wine tickets will be sold. Pre-sale tickets available at Nine Mile Restaurant/Bar or by calling: Ed 447-6248, Andy 450-6730, or Aaron 450-9609.
AT PEACE U.C.C.
When: Sat., Nov. 12th, 9a -3p
Where: 9123 Aboite Ctr. Rd.
Add’l: $15 per Table, $5 for Electricity.
Reservations: 432-6369 or
Proceeds to benefit Foods Resource Bank
Who: American Legion
Post #241 Auxiliary
When: Sat., Nov. 19, 9a-3p
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Food will be available plus there will be a Bake Sale. Public Welcome
Come & Enjoy!
Vendors: $15 per table, $5 if electric needed, call for details.
Why: All proceeds to benefit various charities.
Contact: Diana 432-6369
WAYNE H.S. ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
When: now until Nov. 18
Add’l: Wayne HS Athletic Dept. is accepting applications for their Athletic Hall Of Fame. Requirements for nominations are online at www.wayne-athletics.com or stop into the athletic office at Wayne HS.
Contact: Gary Raber 467-6432
When: Oct. 28, Jan. 27,
Feb. 24, March 24, April 14
4:30p – 7p
Where: FW Sport Club
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
AARP SMART DRIVING CLASS
When: Friday, November 4th, 10a to 2:30p with lunch served
Where: Kingston Residences
7515 Winchester Road
Why: Educate attendees on changes that affect their driving.
Add’l: No written or driving tests. Some insurance companies will give a 3 year discount to attendees which will more than make up for the class fee.
Cost: $15 for AARP members; $20. for non-AARP members
Contact: Camille Garrison, 415-7741
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2p
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington 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
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thurs. of month
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.
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
Where: Rich’s Cafe
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.
All monies collected will be used to Domestic Violence organization, bring in speakers to share their stories and purchase educational materials to use in the classroom.
Contact: Joni Kuhn
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
When: First Thurs of month
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
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
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues. 7a
MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon of month
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
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