September 1, 2017 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

LOCAL AUTHOR TO VISIT LIBRARY
When: Tues, September 12, 6:30pm
Where: Waynedale Branch Library
Add’l: Hosting local author Kathryn A. Imler on for a presentation and book signing. Her mystery, A Most Grievous Fault, will be the kick off read for the library’s new Unbound Book Club, set to meet the 4th Tuesday of each month beginning in October.

PURDUETTES TO PERFORM AT VINCENTFEST
When: Sun, Sept. 24, 2 p.m.
Where: St. Vincent School, 1502 E. Wallen Rd.
Add’l: Purdue University’s renowned female vocal ensemble known for their precise professional look and style, the Purduettes bring a broad repertoire of music ranging from religious, pop, classical and contemporary to swing, patriotic, gospel, jazz and Broadway. The 60-member organization will perform in full ensemble, small specialty groups and solo presentations.
Cost: No admission fee.

HARRISON COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE
When: Sept. 9, 10a- 1p
Where: 6413 N Clinton St, Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Why: Kickstart Your Career Goals at Harrison College!
Add’l: Ready to make your career aspirations come true? Bring your career goals to our Back to School
Contact: RSVP today at Harrison.edu or by calling 877-205-0671!

PORK CHOP DINNER
When: Sept. 14, 4:30-7:00 pm
Where: Ossian Days Event Tent – Downtown Ossian
Who: Ossian Revitalization Fundraiser
Why: Proceeds to benefit the Ossian Community
Cost: $9 for pre-sale tickets and $10 at the door.
Contact: 260-494-2866

GOOD OLD DAYS – EVENT
When: Fri, Sept. 8, 4p- 6:30p
Where: Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road
Add’l: Music Express three piece band will feature Big Band songs and The Old Fort Model A Car Club will have a number of cars on display. Kingston Residence will provide homemade caramel corn made over an open fire, ham ‘n beans, cornbread and ice cream. The “Good Old Days” is a free event with donations being accepted toward the Waynedale Corridor Project.

FISH FRY FRIDAYS
When: Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Jan. 26,
Feb. 23, March 23, March 30
4:30pm–7pm
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

OKTOBERFEST
When: Sat. Sept. 30
Where: Park Edelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Drive
Organization: Ft. Wayne Mannerchor/ Damenchor German Music
Add’l: Doors open 5:30p. Dinner at 6pm. Brats, Saurcrout, potatoes, cake. German beer and wine available. German Music and singing!
Cost: $12 adults, $6 children
Contact: Patti Knox (260) 444-3634

ME-‘N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6p-7p
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524
MONTHLY ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FISH FRY
When: Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10
Where: Park Eldelweiss, 3355 Elmhurst Dr. Ft 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

UPCOMING EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE!
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Rd. Ft Wayne, IN 46819
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

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

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

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

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
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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