When: Sat., March 4
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-Will donation
HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE CAREER FAIR
When: Mon., March 6
Add’l: We anticipate over 80 four-year universities, two-year colleges and vocational schools located throughout the United States to be in attendance. We have invited representatives from various careers to participate, as well as the Armed Services and financial institutions. The program is open to the public.
When: Fri., March 24, 5- 7p
Where: American Legion Post 160, 1122 North Main St. Roanoke, IN 46783
Addl: Dinner Includes Fish, Fries or Baked Potato & Coleslaw.
Sponsored by BSA Troop 302
Cost: Adult $9
Kids $5 (ages 5-10)
COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
When: March 9 & 10, 9a- 4p
Where: Fort Wayne Sport Club, 3102 Ardmore Ave.
What: Includes furniture, collectables, glassware, sporting goods, electronics, books, movies, music, clothing, twin clothing, double stroller & much more!
Contact: Phil at 260-515-1695
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
FREE FINANCIAL LITERACY CLASS: SETTING GOALS
When: Tues., March 7
Where: 8033 Community Lane, Fort Wayne, IN 46819
Add’l: Sign up for a FREE class to learn valuable information about the basics of finance. Track daily spending habits, identify ways to decrease spending and increase income & identify budgeting tools that will help manage your money.
Where: Hopewell Pointe Community Center
Cost: Free, RSVP Required.
Contact: For more information or reservations contact Yordnos Teffera at 423-3546, ext. 319 or YordnosTeffera@mybrightpoint.org
TOUR & LUNCH
When: Thurs., March 23
Where: 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Add’l: Settler member and educator Linda Huge will lead a guided history tour of the Allen Co. Court House & Historic Swinney Homestead with lunch at the Homestead.
Cost: Reservation and payment by March 16
Transportation not included
Age 14 and older.
Limited to 25 attendees. (260)747-1501 or
Proceeds support the maintenance of the Historic Homestead. www.settlersinc.org
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, March. 9, 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
28TH ANNUAL IPFW HEALTH FAIR
When: Wed., March 22
Where: IPFW Walb Student Union
Add’l: ”Be Empowered! Take Charge of Your Health!”. Receive health screenings, learning about your health, gain resources and de-stressing with a massage or music.
Blood health profile screenings, dozens of other FREE health screenings, over 90 information display tables staffed by high quality professionals, nutritious and delicious cooking presentations, dozens of ways to de-stress like therapy dogs, fitness, music therapy, art and gardening, gift drawings & refreshments. The IPFW Health Fair is sponsored by Indiana Purdue Student Government Association, IPFW Center For Healthy Living: Campus Clinic and Wellness Programs, IPFW Nursing Department, IPFW Peer Educator Program, IPFW Department of Athletics, and STAR 88.3.
Contact: For additional information visit www.ipfw.edu/health
Call 481-6647, 481-6746,
SPRING SCRAPBOOKING EVENT
When: March 25, 9a- 6p
Where: Huntington County Fairgrounds
Add’l: The Huntington County Extension Homemakers Club Paper Artisans will host the Spring Crop 2017 scrapbooking event. The cost of the event covers a make your own baked potato bar for lunch and drinks and snacks during the day. Scrapbooking and card making products will be available from vendors and new techniques will be demonstrated.
Cost: Registration deadline is March 13th.
Contact: Rita McCabe
CHRIS WORTH CONCERT
When: March 17, 8:30pm
Where: American Legion Post #296
Add’l: 130 W Tillman Road
Cost: No Cover
When: Every Saturday through May 14th
Where: Parkview Field Inside the Lincoln Event Center
Add’l: A group of close to 40 vendors and artisans meet in one place every Saturday from 9a-1p to offer up fresh baked goods, local produce and meats, honey and syrups, jams and jellies, crafts and jewelry, natural body products, donuts, freshly made crepes and more.
Open every Saturday from 9a-1p.
PEOPLE OF THE BOOK LECTURE
When: Monday, May 6
Where: Rifkin Campus
5200 Old Mill Road, FW
Who: Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne
Why: A Night of History and Writing with Brad Meltzer
Add’l: What’s Your Legacy?
#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, television host and through his TV show “Lost History” is responsible for helping find the missing 9/11 flag raised at Ground Zero by firefighters.
A dessert reception and book signing event will immediately follow the event.
Open to the public
Contact: (260) 456-0400
When: March 4, 6p
Where: Hotel Fort Wayne
305 E. Washington Cntr Rd. Fort Wayne, IN
Why: Fundraiser for the Allen County SPCA
Add’l: Cocktail hour begins at 6p. Performance at 7p. Watch local groomers transform dogs into incredible works of art! This exciting red carpet event will have you feeling like a celebrity as you enjoy the creative talents of the best dog groomers around. Experience includes photo ops from the “puparazzi”, a fabulous silent auction, hor d’oeuvres, & cash bar. Proceeds benefit the Allen County SPCA’s Angel Fund.
Purchase your tickets at the Allen County SPCA or by visiting www.allencountyspca.org
ADAMS COUNTY WINTER ARTISAN MARKET
When: March 18, April 15
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe St., Decatur
Add’l: Fundraiser for Decatur Capital Campaign.
Vendors from Adams, Allen, Jay and Wells counties selling baked goods, home decor, jewelry, children’s books, leggings, purses, Christmas, handsewn crafts, honey, jellies, cosmetics, handmade soaps, essential oils, wood crafts, and more.
Cost: Free Admission
BEES & BREW
When: Fri., June 9 & July 14
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
Cost: $35 per person
Add’l: Spend your evening exploring the honeybee through hands-on fun including, beeswax candle making, sampling honey wine & beer, observing a hive up close through our sealed observation hive and for the adventurous, suit-up for a live beehive presentation. Must be 21+, held outdoors under the Science Tent.
Contact: Must pre-register at www.southwesthoney.com/education
LOOKING FOR ELMHURST CLASS OF ‘67 CLASSMATES
Add’l: We need your contact information for our 50th Class Reunion, which is planned for Sat., Aug. 26.
Contact: Rhonda (Hosler) Dennon at firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda (Hartman) Fagen at email@example.com
PURDUE GLEE & IPFW SINGING DONS CONCERT
When: Sat., April 1, 7p
Where: Mirro Center for Research & Innovation on the Parkview Hospital campus on Dupont Road.
Add’l: The Glee Club’s versatile repertoire includes gospel, vocal jazz, swing, contemporary hits, romantic ballads, classical selections, barbershop, folk, opera choruses, country and novelty tunes and patriotic standards. Specialty groups and outstanding soloists further enhance their performance.
Cost: Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased at the door or on line at www.purdue.edu/pmo/calendar
When: March 10, April 14, May 12
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Cost: $9 adults
All you can eat.
Contact: Chad (260) 747-0713
When: March 24, April 14
Where: Fort Wayne 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
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues. 7a
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