With a vision of bringing music and arts performances to people in area nursing homes, Lillian Embick founded Audiences Unlimited in 1972. More than 40 years later, the nonprofit organization has provided entertainment to nearly 3 million people with limited access to the arts. During the 2014-2015 program...
Princesses, princes and ballerinas gathered Nov. 6 at the Fort Wayne Country Club for a social extravaganza. Jeanne Mirro, board president of the Fort Wayne Ballet, said the event began 11 years ago, as a "friend raiser, not a fundraiser." "We have two hours of just a...
In this week's featured video, you will find out why leaves change colors and enjoy some beautiful Fort Wayne fall scenes. Also, learn about how a local volunteer organization called Friends of the Parks of Allen County keeps trees growing for future generations.
STARBASE Indiana-Fort Wayne, founded in 2012 at the 122nd Fighter Wing Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base by Col. David Augustine, is aimed at motivating students explore science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM subjects. The STARBASE 1.0 curriculum focuses on elementary students, primarily fifth...
Oct. 22, Franke Park was the setting for the 7th Annual Halloween Pet Parade. Celebrity judges determined the best animal/human combo, most unique costume, best creative homemade, best animal duo (two pets) and cutest costume. The family friendly event helps Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control...
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard is known for moving forward, and moving fast, when she has an idea. Friends joke that the title of the memoir she is now writing should be called “Ready. Fire. Aim.” That is the reputation she earned when she and Patricia Miller...
The Oct. 15 Fright Night celebration offered several Halloween themed activities, including lantern tours of historic old Fort Wayne. Many of the old fort's volunteers shared stories with visitors about supernatural happenings inside the log walls. Come along with us, and hear more about...
The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay journeyed through Allen County on Oct. 1. There were 26 Torch Bearers for Allen County, with Jack Hammer, Executive Director of the Three Rivers Festival, being the county's initial Torch Bearer. The Bicentennial Experience is a high-tech mobile museum that follows...
The Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival celebrated the history and culture of the American farm Sept. 21 and 22. Salomon Farm Park launched in 1996 through the donation of land by Chris Salomon. Karla Yauchler, Manager of Outdoor Recreation for Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, said the...
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