It will be a busy Sunday in October


Staff reports

So here’s what you could be doing Sunday, Oct. 8, instead of watching football:

Enjoy the last day of the season at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $14 for adults, $10 for ages 2-18.

Catch An Evening with Jamie Farr, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert, Ohio. Farr will reminisce and draw from his years as Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger on TV’s “M*A*S*H.” Tickets start at $25. Get details and tickets at

Take the final tour of the Fort Wayne Outfitters’ first canal boat season. The 45-minute tour launches at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for ages 12 and younger. Visit //

Trinity English Lutheran Church, 450 W. Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, hosts an evening prayer service at 4 p.m. the second Sunday of each month. The community is invited.

Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, 501 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne, will hold a prayer service at 5 p.m. for victims of the Las Vegas shooting and the victims’ families. The community is invited. The service will include special music, time for quiet reflection and a tolling of remembrance.

See “Father of the Bride” at Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive, Fort Wayne. The school play begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students.

Bring your pet to Blessing of the Animals at Grace Episcopal Church, 10010 Aurora Place (just off Liberty Mills Road), Fort Wayne, at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to bring furry, feathered, spiny or scaled friends for a service of blessing and photo certificate to honor St. Francis of Assisi. A free-will offering will entirely benefit H.O.P.E. for Animals.

Join the Liberty Cruisers for a late-season cruise-in at the Liberty Diner, Goshen Road at Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne, from 5-7:30 p.m. Car exhibitors are eligible for door prizes and a monthly cruiser award.

And finally, the Fort Wayne Parks Department’s splash pads will be turned off for the season at 9 p.m.