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Then, 5 – 9:30pm in Promenade Park, the Friends of the Rivers/ CLEAN DRAINS: BE RIVER SmART is hosting an evening of family fun & games and the screening of Finding Nemo. Nemo says, “All drains lead to the ocean.” But Friendly the Otter says, “In Fort Wayne all drains lead to our rivers.”
September is national safety and preparedness month, and this year’s Safety Fair is right around the corner. This free, family event will be held at the Public Safety Academy. This year’s event will have over 40 booths and displays including fire and police vehicles, ambulances, hands on activities and games about safety. Families can visit Safety Village, the Survive Alive Trailer, and Lutheran Air.
11am-3pm First and third Sunday all winter a lot of neat stuff. Ossian United Methodist Church West Mill Street 622-4326. Friday Sept. 30 from 8:00am to 5:00pm with a Bag Sale Saturday Oct. 1 from 8am-1pm Bake Sale included. PARKING LOT CONSTRUCTION & DRIVEWAY SPECIALIST. Asphalt Paving, Crack Fill, Sealing...
The Changing Footprints project began in Indianapolis, in 2005, when co-founders Maureen Leisure and Bob Broughton learned there was a great need for children’s shoes in Afghanistan. They gathered some friends and created an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that collects unwanted shoes and distributes them for free to kids and adults who need them.
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Friday Sept. 30 from 8:00am to 5:00pm with a Bag Sale Saturday Oct. 1 from 8am-1pm Bake Sale included. Where: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Dr. Add’l: Infants through age 5. Before/After School Care. Contact: 747-4121 x1. . . . . . . . . . . ....
Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control’s largest fundraiser is back again with the popular pet costume contest!. The 2022 Howl-o-Walkoween will be held Saturday, October 15th at Promenade Park Pavilion located in beautiful downtown Fort Wayne. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a pet costume contest, a walk through Promenade Park, pet and family portraits by Ruth Yaro Photography, raffle prizes, several vendors, and much more!
Comic books are the theme of this year’s Sci-Fi Central, set for Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Science Central celebrates science fiction and pop culture at this annual event. Comic books will be highlighted in a special artists’ area at this year’s Sci-Fi Central. Local artists, whose work has been influenced by the craft of comic books, will be exhibiting and discussing their art.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has received an application from Brooks Construction Company, Inc., located at 3930 Hardrock Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46819, for a significant revision of its FESOP issued on April 18, 2022. If approved by IDEM’s Office of Air Quality (OAQ), this proposed revision would allow Brooks Construction Company, Inc. to make certain changes at its existing source. Brooks Construction Company, Inc. has applied to install a new burner to replace an existing burner and replace a baghouse.
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Fall is one of the best times of the year to get outside and enjoy the changing scenery. Afternoon temperatures are generally moderate, and the warm sun feels good as it peaks through the colored leaves on an autumn day. To celebrate the fall season, volunteers of the Waynedale Community...
Local Girl Scout Evah, of Junior Troop 54105, recently put final touches on her challenge project. The Girl Scout Climate Challenge is a new initiative, with the support of the Johnson & Johnson Foundation, focusing on our climate and includes the requirement to complete at least 10 of the suggested activities, specifically connected to this topic. Our climate is changing and earning this badge required a deep dive into the science behind the data needed to understand climate change, connecting with the community, and ultimately sharing hope through the research, planning and announcement of a challenge project.
On September 2nd, The Waynedale News celebrated its 90th year in print! This historic landmark for the newspaper did not come easy. Throughout the years, myself and many Publishers before me, made decisions and sacrifices to continue the newspaper’s legacy. However, the overarching reason that the newspaper continues to print today is due to its great focus and love for the Waynedale community.
It’s a big celebration and historic Nappanee continues its tradition of being one of Indiana’s top fall festivals when its annual Apple Festival opens September, 15-18. Beginning in 1975 as a one-block festival, this community of 7000 offers up great Hoosier Hospitality as it welcomes over 100,000 people to the three-and-a-half-day event.
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Thursday, Sept. 29 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm, Friday Sept. 30 from 8:00am to 5:00pm with Bag Sale Saturday Oct. 1 from 8:00am to 1:00pm Bake Sale included. Where: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Dr. 46819. Add’l: Infants through age 5. Before/After School Care. Contact: 747-4121 x1. . ....
For the past ten years the Wayne Township Trustee Office has been awarding scholarships to high school graduates who were on their way to attending institutions of higher learning. It has always been a wish of ours to follow up on the scholars we have helped over the years to find out how their school careers progressed and what they have done with their education. Recently the chance to do just that came to us in the form of a new employee.
Update: This event has since been canceled due to weather. The Monarch Festival is Little River Wetlands Project’s biggest event of the year. This free event will be held on Sunday, September 11th from 12:00 to 5:00 pm at the Eagle Marsh Barn at 6801 Engle Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46804. This event is also part of Visit Fort Wayne’s “Be A Tourist In Your Own Home Town” event. Monarch Festival hosts dozens of vendors and community partners. There will also be live music, face painting, hayrides, and more. Little River Wetlands Project (LRWP), will provide several education stations for participants of all ages to learn about wetlands, wildlife, ecological restoration, and pollinators. Attendees will be able to learn about native plants for pollinators and take a native plant home.
Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne and Warsaw recently donated decommissioned respiratory therapy equipment to the One World Medics charity. The donated supplies include two mechanical ventilators, an oxygen tent, two King Visions (used for intubation), disposable airway supplies, endotracheal tubes, and tracheostomy supplies. Through the charity, these medical supplies were taken to Latin America to be used in medical facilities.
For years now I’ve made it a point to attend the annual Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association Show held East of New Haven on the third weekend of August. This year’s quilt show drew entries from Allen County and neighboring states. There was such a variety of both vintage and modern quilts, larger bed size and wall hangings, kit quilts, traditional and modern designs. Some of the quilts were hand pieced, embroidered, and appliqued, and others were created and quilted entirely by machine. No matter what techniques were used, they all reflected the creativity and passion of their makers.
Twenty firefighters were welcomed to the Fort Wayne Fire Department in a graduation ceremony at the Public Safety Academy. Sixty percent of the FWFD’s 94th recruit class are in a group that is currently underrepresented within the FWFD, including three males who identify as Black, five males who identify as Hispanic, three females who identify as White, and one male who identifies as Two or More Races.
Animal bites can lead to serious health problems, and the Allen County Department of Health, Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control and the Allen County Sheriff’s Department want to remind you of the risks. It’s also important that residents as well as doctors and veterinarians report bites and exposures...
A local Waynedale agency that helps care for pets and owner needs recently got a huge boost from a generous corporate sponsor. Thanks to the pet-product website, Chewy.com, Humane Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry recently received more than 1,000 bags of pet food that it will be able to give to local pets and pet owners who may not be able to afford the rising costs of feeding animals.