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Monday, May 22, 2017

Celebrating Immigrants in Fort Wayne

On April 27, the Progressive Social Hour partnered with the Universal Education Foundation for a panel discussion featuring Fort Wayne residents from several countries including Ghana, Kuwait, Burma, Palestine, India, Pakistan and Mexico.

Blessing of the Bikes

More than 1,000 motorcycles converged on Arcola April 22 for the 28th annual Blessing of the Bikes.  Our Ray Steup was there to document the occasion. Check out Megan Knowles story previewing the event here. 

New Zoo Animals Ready for Debut

When the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens Saturday, April 22, for its 52nd season, new animals will be there to welcome visitors. For more see Lions, devils and sitatungas, oh my!, by Megan Knowles.

Fine Arts Day at Lafayette Meadows

Students and staff at Lafayette Meadows Elementary welcomed spring with the school's annual Fine Arts Day on April 12. Local artists, dancers, actors and musicians volunteered to expose students to various art forms through presentations and hands-on workshops.

6th Annual IPFW The BIG Event

Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne sent more than 500 students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteers into the Fort Wayne community for the sixth annual BIG Event on Saturday, April 8. The volunteers assisted about 40 nonprofit agencies with projects, including filing and office work and painting,...

Soarin’ Hawk Searches for Future Home

Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation was founded in 1996 when a handful of volunteers provided care for about 20 raptors and conducted a few educational presentations Last year, the organization provided treatment and care for more than 219 raptors and made more than 100 educational presentations. Because of...

Ladies with Purpose Debutante Cotillion

The 2017 Ladies With Purpose Debutante Cotillion was March 25 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Conference Center. Ladies With Purpose is a nonprofit organization that seeks to motivate and inspire multicultural/African American junior and senior high school girls to appreciate their individual value and make positive...

30 Years of FAME

This is the FAME Festival's 30th year of giving area elementary and middle school students an opportunity to create, exhibit and perform works of art. The festival was started in 1987 by Dorothy Kittaka, music specialist, and Mike Schmid, art specialist at Haverhill Elementary School. FAME Executive Director T....

Update: Riverfront Development

The first phase of Fort Wayne's riverfront development will occur on both the north and south banks of the St. Marys River between Harrison Street and the historic Wells Street Bridge. Phase one will include an urban street park, event pavilion, central plaza, riverfront terraces, elevated tree...

‘Truth Be Told’ Presented by USF Jesters

The Jesters of the University of Saint Francis will present its annual spring performance this weekend at the USF North Campus auditorium, 2702 Spring St., Fort Wayne. This year’s show examines “the veil between lying and truth telling,” the university said in a statement. “Performers use music,...
Fort Wayne Music Festival

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