August 2014 to do list

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| Fridays in August |

Architectural Garden Check out the original train depot located next to Mercantile on Main, 1753 West Main Street, Fort Wayne. Open every Friday from 11 am – 6 pm and filled with large architectural pieces and outdoor garden accents. It’s a 2 for 1 deal with the Main Street Farmer’s Market from 3 – 8! For more info, call 260-420-5656 or visit

1 | Friday |

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo: Jelani’s Birthday The zoo’s tallest resident turns 16 years old this week! Help them celebrate with special activities from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Activities are free with zoo admission; 3411 Sherman Blvd. For details call (260) 427-6800

| Saturdays in August |

Rock the Plaza 2014 Dance the night away to music on the lawn every Saturday from 6-10 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. FREE 8/2: Bekah Bradley Band, Casket Sharp, Sunny Taylor Band; 8/9: Joel Young Band, ButtonHead, Infantry of Noise, Cougar Hunter; 8/16: Seattle Rain, Trackless, Hip- O-Fonic; 8/23: Yellow Dead Bettys, Mike Conley & Jane Heald, Dan Dickerson’s Harp Condition, Quincy & Q-Tet; 8/30: Grateful Groove, Pink Droyd. Allen County Public Library 900 Library Plaza

7 | Thursday |

  • glo magazine’s Wine, Women & Wellness Event at Two EE’s Winery

There will be wine, food, entertainment, fashion show, exhibits, and door prizes – all at Two EE’s Winery, 6808 N US 24 E in Huntington. It’s open house style from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are free, but must be reserved. Tickets available at both Fort Wayne Massage Envy Spas or by contacting glo sales representatives: Betsy Dider, (260) 610-1057 or or Lynn Keefer, (260) 804-4475 or; or Kim Gross at or (800) 580-1138.

7-9 | Thursday-Saturday |

  • North Manchester Funfest by the River

Family oriented event with no admission charge starts at 10 a.m. Traditional style festival with carnival rides and games. Many food and craft vendors. Various contests; spaghetti eating, pie baking, waterball, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, tennis tournament and 1K & 5K runs on Saturday. Downtown North Manchester.

  • Cheese and Quackers

SCAN 40th birthday celebration with sampling of cheesy products, craft beer and wine, live band, showing of Princess Bride and more, 6:30 p.m., Foellinger Theatre, $35 For details call (260) 421-5000

Francine’s Friends Coach Schedule

8/1 Graphic Packaging – 301 S. Progress, Kendallville
8/7 USSI – 4868 E. Park 30 Drive, Columbia City
8/9 Pine Hills Church – 4704 Carroll Road
8/14 LaGrange County Health Department at the Topeka Fire Department – 110 S. Main Street, Topeka
8/16 WalMart – 1215 S. Main Street, Bryan, OH
8/18 Parkview Physicians Group – Family Practice – 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven
8/22 Curves – 142 S. Second Street – Decatur
8/23 Owen’s South – 1245 S. Jefferson, Huntington
8/25 Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church – 3506 Warsaw Street
8/26 Trend Setters Hair Design – 5723 St. Joe Road
8/27 DeBrand Fine Chocolates – 10105 Auburn Park Drive Free piece of chocolate with every mammogram! 8/28 St. Peter’s Catholic Church – 518 E. DeWald Street
8/29 Parkview Physicians Group – Family Practice – 8911 Liberty Mills Road

To schedule a visit of the mobile mammography coach at your site, contact Debi Kennedy, the community outreach coordinator, at (260) 266-9180 or

| Mondays and Saturdays in August |

  • Storytime Yoga

Storytime Yoga will be held at Tamurai Tea on Mondays at 8:30 a.m. & Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Children 4 – 8 are welcome to join in the experience of calming yoga combined with classic Winnie-the- Pooh stories. Jennifer Bell and her 11-year old daughter will instruct the class in tandem providing a unique experience. Class size is limited. Call Tamurai Tea at 260-387- 6134 to register.

2 | Saturday |

  • Miami Beadwork with Katrina Mitten

Enjoy a Miami Indian Heritage Day from 1-4 p.m. at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Rd. $5-$7 (ages 5 and under free) For details call (260) 426-2882 or visit

| Fridays in August |

  • Friday Nites Live at Jefferson Pointe

Every Friday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. chill by the Courtyard Fountain listening to live music performed by all your favorite local bands!
8/1 – Urban Legend; 8/8 – Ty Causey;
8/15 – Loudmouth Soup;
8/22 – New Millenium Orchestra;
8/29 – Rosemary Gates

1-31| Friday-Sunday |

  • Walk-n-Wander Exhibit

Grab a brochure with map and experience a unique walking tour! Touch, photograph, and interact with 16 life-size, cast-bronze sculptures by world-renowned American Sculptor Seward Johnson in a free “outdoor urban gallery.” Warsaw is Johnson’s only exhibit in the Midwest this summer. Open 24/7, June 6 to Sept. 28, Warsaw Courthouse Square, 100 W. Center Street,, (800) 800-6090.

6 | Wednesday |

  • Foellinger Theatre

FREE MOVIES The theatre offers free, family-friendly movies on Wednesdays, 9 p.m.:
8/6, Despicable Me 2;
8/13, The Wizard of Oz; For more information, please call the box office at (260) 427-6715 or the Parks and Recreation Department at (260) 427-6000 The Foellinger Outdoor Theatre (located in Franke Park next to the Children’s Zoo) 3411 Sherman Boulevard.

8 | Friday |

  • Wine and Beer Festival

In a relaxed New Orleans atmosphere, specialty Indiana wineries and craft brewers will offer taste testing as they share their knowledge about transforming grapes into smooth wines and hops into the best hand-crafted beer. Live music and great food from 5-8:30 p.m. Tickets available at all Cap n’ Cork locations or online at; Headwaters Park West

9 | Saturday |

  • All Levels Yoga at the Barr Street Market

9:30-11 a.m. Join us for a fun yoga practice to live music and themed by one of our amazing teachers. Any donations will go to support our Pranayoga Foundation, which teaches yoga to people with cancer and chronic pain. For details visit; The History Center, Barr Street Market 302 East Berry

16 | Saturday |

  • Garrett Summer Sixties Music Fest

Live ‘60s music, black light record hop, art and craft vendors, children’s activities and more, 2 p.m.-12 a.m., Feick Park, Garrett, free, Call (630) 251-6931 for details. 16 | Saturday | Old Fort VW Club Car Show The 9 a.m.-3 p.m. show is open to all VW’s. Rain or shine. Registration is $15 to show. Awards are voted on by participants. FREE ADMISSION to the Public. For more information visit or call (260) 485-9155. Shoaff Park 6401 Saint Joe Road

16 | Saturday |

  • 17th Annual Wabash Herb Fest

Take part in this garden & herb themed event. Free education seminars throughout the day. No registration required. Held at the Paradise Spring Historical Park, Wabash from 9 am – 3 pm. For information, visit

15-16 | Friday-Saturday |

  • Takin It to the Streets

Downtown Wabash is takin’ it to the streets with sidewalk sales full of great finds along side the Kunkel Cruise-In car show. Events all day long throughout the community – car show at the Honeywell Plaza. For information, contact the Wabash County CVB at 800-563- 1169.

21 | Thursday |

  • Willie Nelson

Nelson’s latest studio album, “Band of Brothers,” was released June 17; Rolling Stone magazine put him in its list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, noting that his first song was published in 1949. To purchase tickets to this 8 p.m. show, call the box office at (260) 427-6715. Foellinger Theatre (Located in Franke Park next to the Children’s Zoo) 3411 Sherman Blvd.

22 | Friday |

  • Go Red For Women

BetterU Begins The local women who will be selected to participate in the Go Red for Women BetterU program will kick off the 12 week program on Aug. 22 at an overnight Boot Camp at Camp Potowatomi. They will be revealed on Nov. 13 at the Go Red For Women Luncheon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. The Go Red BetterU is a 12-week program developed by the American Heart Association that takes a woman step-by-step to learn more about heart health, eating healthy and exercising. Heart disease may be the No. 1 killer of women, but you can make sure it loses its ranking. Participants in the Fort Wayne area challenge will receive free wellness screenings, medical consultations, exercise memberships, coaching from personal trainers and dieticians, plus additional resources to help them make healthy changes to their lives. Choose to be a BetterU at

22 | Friday |

  • Zoo Brew

Sample dozens of beers, wines, and food from local breweries, wineries, and restaurants while listening to live music and enjoying the zoo at this not-to-be missed fundraising event. 6 – 9 p.m. Tickets for sale at Must be 21 or older to attend. Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo 3411 Sherman Blvd

23| Saturday |

  • Taste of the Arts Downtown

Fort Wayne’s premiere arts and food festival will be held at the Arts Campus including Arts United Plaza/Freimann Square and surrounding area. Events include an art fair and art exhibits, area restaurant vendors, entertainment on three stages, tours, movies, performances and hands-on activities for all ages. Proceeds fund new education grants and Artists-in-Residence programs for area schools. For additional information, please visit

23-24| Saturday-Sunday |

  • Post Miamies:

1754-1763 Period demonstrations with reenactments, period artisan and children’s activities from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; The Old Fort, freewill donation. For details call (260) 437-2836.

28-31 | Thursday-Sunday |

  • Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival

Enjoy a memorable Labor Day in Auburn while participating in the festivities of the ACD Festival, the World’s Greatest Classic Car Show and Celebration. For details visit

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