October 27, 2017 – COMMUNITY CALENDAR

11TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MART
When: Sat., Nov. 18, 9a–3p
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/ Damenchor
Where: Park Edleweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Add’l: Open to the public. Great event for gift shopping. Arts, crafts, German sweets, baked goods for sale.
Also Bratwurst and Glühwein (hot, spiced wine).
Cost: Free entry
Contact: Patti Knox
(260) 444-3634

WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
When: Thurs, Nov. 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
260-747-5529

MONTHLY
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT
FISH FRY
When: Fri., 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

ELMHURST
TOUR/ MEET & GREET
When: Two day event.
Fri., Nov. 10; 8a–6p
Open to alumni who graduated in years 1969 or earlier, and their immediate family only, as well as former staff members.
Sat., Nov. 11; 8a–6p
Open to alumni who graduated in years 1970 or after, and their immediate family only.
Where: Elmhurst H.S.
3829 Sand Point Rd. 46809
Add’l: 25-minute guided walking tour of the building.
Meet & Greet following the tour, with light refreshments in the main gym.
Cost: Suggested donation of $5 will be collected at the entrance. Proceeds will be split between the Waynedale Sidewalks & Trails Initiative and the Waynedale Corridor Project.
Contact: More details can be found on www.waynedale.com/elmhurst

4TH ANNUAL
HOLIDAY BAZAAR
When: Sat., Nov. 18, 9a-3p
Where: American Legion Post 241 Auxillary
7605 Bluffton Rd.
Add’l: Public Welcome! Bake Sale & Food Available. Vendor Tables $15ea. Proceeds to benefit local charities.
Contact: Diana West
(260) 432-6369 or
(260) 431-7183

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR
When: Sat., Nov. 11, 9a-3p
Where: Peace United Church Of Christ
9123 Aboite Center Rd.
Add’l: Bake Sale & Food Available.
Public Welcome
Come & Enjoy!
Vendors: $15 per table
Proceeds to benefit Foods Resource Bank

BAKED POTATO FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON
When: Sun., November 12
Where: Waynedale Masonic Lodge, 7039 Elzey St.
Why: Raise funds for activity costs for “Job’s Daughters”
Add’l: Western-style baked potato lunch includes, potato, shredded BBQ chicken, chili and all the fixin’s with drink and dessert!
Come support some amazing girls!
Cost: $5/person
Contact: Angie Arnold
260-820-0244

CONCERT:
CARRIE NEWCOMER WITH GARY WALTERS
When: Sat., Oct. 28
Where: Sweetwater Performance Theater
Add’l: Carrie Newcomer will perform with long-time collaborator, pianist Gary Walters.
Dr. Jane Weaver will give opening comments about her work in Ecuador. Event sponsored by Latin American Missions Board (LAMB).
Cost: $25
Contact: Jill Weaver
260-768-8027

DECATUR ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET
When: Nov. 11; Dec. 9; Jan. 13
Where: Riverside Center
231 E. Monroe Street
Decatur
Add’l: Featuring Crafts, Jewelry, Baked Goods, Home & Garden Décor, Direct Sellers, Books and many Artisan Creations. There are items for males, females, adults and children. Market is open from 9 to 1
Breakfast and lunch concessions available.
Cost: Free Admission
Contact: Cheri Scherry
(260) 223-7828

FISH FRY FRIDAYS
When: Oct. 27, Jan. 26,
Feb. 23, March 23, March 30
4:30p–7p
Where:
Fort Wayne Sport Club
3102 Ardmore Ave.
Cost: $9 adults
$4 children 6-10
6 & under free
What: Fish, potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, roll & dessert
Contact: Phil at 515-1695

PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
When: First Tues of month. Call for details.
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

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

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.
– BINGO.
5p doors open, 6p first game
– TRAP & SKEET. Noon. Every second and last Sunday of the month.

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

ME-‘N-U
COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6p-7p
Where:
Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

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

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

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

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