March 31, 2017 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Sat., April 1
6a– 10a
Where:
Waynedale Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-Will donation
Contact: 260-410-0497

FLEA MARKET
When: 2nd Sat. Each Month
8a-3p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Jewelry, tools, antiques, and collectibles!
Cost: Free to attend!
Reserve an outdoor space; tables available.
Contact:
Dean (260) 747-5947

9TH ANNUAL OUTDOOR
FLEA MARKET & BAZAAR
Who: American Legion
Post #241 Auxiliary
Where: 7605 Bluffton Road
When: Sat., May 20
8a-3p
Add’l: Public welcome!
Bazaar items, antiques, new & used items, food & drinks.
Reserve your space now $10 per space and $5 per table if needed.
Contact: Call Diana 432-6369 or 431-7183;
or Beulah 747-6305

SAUSAGE & PANCAKE BRUNCH
When: Sun., April 9
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
Carry-out available.

GUIDED HISTORY
TOUR & LUNCH
When: Thurs., March 23
10a– 2p
Where: 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne
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 (260)747-1229; Proceeds support the maintenance of the Historic Homestead. www.settlersinc.org
Cost: $25

FARMER’S MARKET
When: Every Saturday through May 14th
Where: Parkview Field Inside the Lincoln Event Center
Add’l: A group of 40 vendors and artisans meet in one place every Saturday from 9-1 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.
Contact:
lisa.haagen@gmail.com

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thursday, April 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
260-747-5529

FISH FRY
When: April 14
4:30p – 7p
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

BEES & BREW
DATE NIGHT
When: Fri., June 9 & July 14 7p
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 rldennon@hotmail.com or Linda (Hartman) Fagen at lafagen@msn.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

FISH FRY & PORK TENDERLOIN
When: April 14, May 12
4:30p – 7p
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Drive
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
Add’l: All you can eat fish & tenderloin with scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce & dessert. German Music.
Cost: $9 adults, $5 children
Contact: Patti Knox
(260) 444-3634

ADAMS COUNTY WINTER ARTISAN MARKET
When: April 15; 9a- 1p
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe St.
Decatur, IN
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

CHERYL & MIKE MOWAN MEDICAL FUNDRAISER
Add’l: GoFundMe.com campaign for longtime Waynedale residents who have been hit hard with medical bills. Many Waynedale residents have been the recipients of the Mowans’ kindnesses over the years and this is a wonderful way to pay them back. www.gofundme.com/cheryl-mike-mowans-hospital-bill

WAYNEDALE CLEANUP DAY PLANNING MEETING
When: Mon. April 17, 6:30p
Where: Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road
Add’l: In preparation for the city-wide Great American Cleanup on Saturday, May 20, we are hosting a Waynedale cleanup informational/organizational meeting. Bring your friends and neighbors, your school clubs, churches and neighborhood associations. We will be forming teams or groups to work together and Waynedale beautiful!

EASTER IN WAYNEDALE
When: Sat. April 15
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 & sponsored by The Waynedale Business Chamber.

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

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

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 – 7p
Where:
Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

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

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

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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