Community Calendar


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Wednesday, March 20

Fort Wayne Artists Guild: Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne. 6:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A. Tom DeSomer, of Leo, will demonstrate his traditional watercolor method. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Thursday, March 21

Way of the Desert retreat: Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive, Huntington. Four-day retreat beginning 4 p.m. March 21 and concluding 3:30 p.m. March 24. The silent, directed retreat is designed to help participants deepen their relationship with Christ. A fee is charged for this retreat with payment plans available. Participants can register online or by sending payment. Registration is due March 15. For more information, call (260) 200-1740, email or visit

History Tour and Lunch: Settlers Inc. will offer a guided history tour of the Allen County Court House and the historic Swinney Homestead with lunch at the homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Proceeds support the maintenance of the homestead. Tour starts at 10 a.m. and welcomes attendees age 14 and older. Tickets are $25 per person. Transportation is not included. For more information, call (260) 747-1501 or (260) 747-1229 or visit

Saturday, March 23

Fruehlingsfest spring concert and dinner: Park Edelweiss Clubhouse, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne Maennerchoir/Damenchor invites the community to attend Fruehlingsfest spring concert and dinner. The event celebrates the 150th anniversary of German culture through song. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner is served at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. The traditional bratwurst dinner includes sauerkraut and all the trimmings. The Chorus of 35 voices is led by Thomas Remenschneider, former director of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children. For more information, contact Patti Knox at (260) 444-3634.

Sunday, March 24

Fort Wayne Hobby and Collectibles Show: Classic Cafe – (catering and reception hall), 4832 Hillegas Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46818. 11am-5pm.
FREE Admission! Hobby and Collectible show along with the Vinyl Record and CD show next door! Find vintage and new toys, comic books, video games, sport and non sport cards, TV & movie memorabilia, diecasts, coins, models, magazines, games, and more! FREE Admission to both shows! // fortwaynehobbyandcollectibless how/
For more information please call Vince at 260 450-4147

Tuesday, March 26

Crafty corner: Seminary United Methodist Church, 285 N. Seminary St., Roanoke. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring quilting, sewing and other craft projects to work on in the company of others. Lunch provided. No cost. Enter through the north door with the wooden ramp. For more information, call (260) 672-3167.

Thursday, March 28

WinterJam 2019: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne. 7 p.m. The concert features Newsboys United, Mandisa, Danny Gokey, Rend Collective, Ledger, Hollyn and more. Admission is a $15 donation at the door. For more information, visit

Friday, March 29

Fish and chicken fundraiser: First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne. 4-7 p.m. All-you-can-eat fish and chicken dinner by Dan’s Fish Fry Service includes sides and dessert. The cost is $10 for adults, $6 for children age 3-11 and children age 2 and younger are free with an adult purchase.

Fish fry: American Legion Post 160, 1122 North Main Street, Roanoke. 5-7 p.m. Boy Scout Troop 302, Chartered by the GM UAW Local 2209, is working their Annual Fish Fry Fundraiser for Scout supplies. Cost is $9 adult, $5 child ages 5 – 9. All you can eat Fish served with Baked Potato or French Fries, Coleslaw or Applesauce. Donation money accepted for the bake sale desserts. For more information call or text 260-760-2305.

Saturday, March 30

Jimmy Lee Young in concert: Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne. 2:30 p.m. in the library theater. Admission is free. The award-winning Native American singer/songwriter will also lead a songwriting workshop 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Meeting Room A. The workshop is one of a dozen art workshops Three Rivers Art Center for Kids (TRACK) is presenting at Vincent Village and Golden Years Independent Living.