August 4, 2017 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
When: Sat., August 5
6a–10a
Where: Waynedale
Masonic Lodge
7039 Elzey St.
Cost: Free-will donation
Contact: 260-410-0497

WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY PICNIC
When: Saturday, August 26
10a- 3p
Where: Waynedale Park, Intersection of 2900 Koons and Elzey Street- just off of Lower Huntington Road
What: The picnic is a family-friendly event that has been a long-standing tradition in the Waynedale community, drawing over 2,000 attendees yearly. Made possible by over a hundred local businesses and organizations who have donated to the community event. There will be free lunch and snacks. Fun to be had with bingo, kids games, inflatable obstacle course, appearances from our local police, EMT and fire departments, Science Exploration Tent, face painting, vendors and more.
Cost: Event is FREE to residents in the Waynedale area
Contact: www.waynedale.com/picnic

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

BATTLE FOR THE BLIND
When: Sat., August 12
Where:
Wunderkammer Company
Why: Fundraiser for Leader Dogs for the Blind
Add’l: Join us for a day of art and fundraising, including a live artist battle featuring Theoplis Smith and Frank Louis Allen.
Door prizes, Silent auction, Music.
Food provided by Urban Grow.
Spoken word performances, & Prints for sale from local artists Art by Alexandra Hall and Nancy Fritz.
All proceeds will be donated to Leader Dogs for the Blind.
Cost: $2
Children 10 and under Free
Contact: Lea Fleming lfleming@mwec-pc.com
260-426-5663

‘TIME TRAVEL’ THEMED CONCERT
When: Tues., August 8, 7:30p
Where: Foellinger Theater
Franke Park
Add’l: Assistant conductor Susan Jehl of Fort Wayne Area Community Band has chosen a varied program of music to fit the concert theme of Time Travel.
Cost: Free

MONTHLY ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY
When: Aug. 11, Sept. 8,
Oct. 13, Nov. 10
Where: Park Eldelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
Add’l: Fish Fry and Pork Tenderloin, All You Can Eat.
German music.
German beer, wine and other beverages available.
Cost: $9 adults, $5 children
Contact: Patti Knox
(260) 444-3634

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

TRIP TO TOTALITY – SOLAR ECLIPSE
TRAVEL PROGRAM
When: August 19, Saturday
Introductory Program 10a
Metea County Park
August 21, Monday
Bus trip to southern Illinois All Day
Leave from Fox Island County Park
Add’l: Includes bus travel, viewers, use of our filtered astronomical equipment & education both during the trip & at a pre-trip program on August 19.
We will be leaving early in the morning from Fox Island County Park on August 21, travel throughout the morning, set up at Giant City State Park in southern Illinois (depending on cloud cover), observe for a few hours, and head back to Fort Wayne.
Cost: $100
Pre-register by: 7/20 To register or for more information: bdispenza@allencountyparks.org
449-8619
Bob Dispenza

UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
Add’l: Open To The Public Events
– FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY
5-7p
1st & 3rd Fri each month
All you can eat, includes an all-you-can-eat fried fish and tenderloin with sides of green beans, corn, cole slaw, french fries, roll and butter, pudding and jello.
$9 adults
Children age 12 and under $5, Age 5 & under Free
– FLEA MARKET
8a-3p, 2nd Sat. each month
Jewelry, tools, antiques, collectibles & more!
Reserve an outdoor space; tables available
Contact Dean (260) 747-5947
– BINGO
5p doors open
6pm first game
– TRAP & SKEET
Noon
Every second and last Sunday of the month
– 3D ARCHERY SHOOT
9a, Second Sat. of the month
20 Target course
More info: www.southwestconservationclub.org

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
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
260-615-4831

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When: Tuesdays
9a–11a
Where: Boy Scout Office
8315 W. Jefferson Blvd.
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

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
Bluffton Road
When: Tues., 7a
Contact:
James Lambert, 747-7907

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed
Furniture Bank
When: Mon–Fri
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, box springs, mattresses 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
10a
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: First Mon, 7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 639-0549

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9a–10a
Where: Chick-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Contact: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison

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