January 2015 To Do List

3-4 | Saturday-Sunday |

Bridal Spectacular and Beyond

Bridal show featuring gowns and attire, planning services, caterers, musicians and DJs, florists and more, noon-4 p.m., Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave; $10, For more information call (260) 482-9502 or visit www.memorialcoliseum.com.

6-27 | Wednesday |

Ladies Power Tool Class

Join a powerful group of ladies at the Bluffton Parks Department every Wednesday from Jan. 6 until Feb. 9. Class series is $150 and last from 6-8 p.m. For details call (260) 824-6069 or visit www.blufftonindiana.net.

7 | Wednesday |

Join Newcomers for a Cup of Coffee

Are you new to the area (last 0-4 years)? The women’s Newcomers Club of Fort Wayne would like to buy you a cup of coffee. Meetings are always the first Wednesday of every month and always at different locations. They will be meeting at Well Grounded, 14517 Lima Road at 9:30 a.m. You can RSVP to membership@fwnewcomers.com or inquire further at fwnewcomrs.com.

7 | Wednesday |

Research Your Patriotic Legacy

The Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be available to help prospective DAR members, interested in joining the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, in researching their lineage to prove ancestry to an American Revolutionary Patriot. The DAR. will have a table in the west reading room of The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., 900 Library Plaza; Details at acpl.lib.in.us

8 | Thursday |

Thursday Night Comedy

Go to the historic Eagles Theatre for the first of four-show series showcasing the top comedy acts around. Reno Collier is January’s entertainment. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concert at 7:30 p.m. Come early, grab a drink and concessions, and get the very best seats. General admission seating $12-15. For details visit eaglestheatre.com or call (260) 563-3272. Eagles Theatre, 106 W. Market St., Wabash.

Francine’s Friends Coach Schedule

1/5 Parkview Physician’s Group – Family Practice – 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven
1/6 Kroger / Scott’s – 4120 N. Clinton
1/7 Adler J. Salonspa – 5129 Illinois Road
1/8 All American Stores – 6467 Merchants Drive, LaOtto
1/15 Paul Harding Jr High – 6501 Wayne Trace
1/16 Fantastic Sams – 10019 Lima Road
1/19 Peerless Cleaners – 515 Main Street
1/20 Nelson Global Products – 3405 Engle Road
1/22 New Haven High School – 1300 Green Road
1/24 Woodburn Missionary Church – 5108 Bull Rapids Road, Woodburn
1/26 Manchester University – 604 E College Street, N Manchester
1/27 Parkview Physician’s Group – Family Practice – 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven
1/30 McMahon Tire – 4201 Coldwater 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 debi.kennedy@parkview.com.

9 | Friday |

Friday Night Wine Down

Enjoy live music by Joe Justice from 5-8 p.m. at Country Heritage Winery, 185 CR 68, Laotto. For more details visit www.countryheritagewinery.com or call (260) 637-2980.

10 | Saturday |

Saturday Night Wine Down

Enjoy live music by Hubie Ashcraft from 5-8 p.m. at Country Heritage Winery, 185 CR 68, Laotto. For more details visit www.countryheritagewinery.com or call (260) 637-2980.

10| Saturday |

Overwhelmed Parents’ Club

Feeling frazzled or at the end of your rope? Has it been ages since you indulged in a hobby? Bring the whole family to Pontiac Branch of the Allen County Library System for the Overwhelmed Parents’ Club. Kids will meet in one room for fun activities, parents in another to do whatever they feel like (knit, read, Internet, trade war stories). Everyone will come together for a family meal before heading home in a more relaxed state of mind. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Must arrive by 4 p.m. to register for dinner. Find details at www.acpl.lib.in.us/ or call (260) 421-1350; 2215 S. Hanna Street.

14 | Wednesday |

Furniture Painting 101

Go to Saving Grace Vintage for an informative workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring hands-on painting of sample boards using Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint and Fusion Mineral Paint. Located at 614 W. Berry, Fort Wayne. Cost is $40 – Registration required. Contact Pam at (260) 416-8420.

14-25 | Wednesday-Sunday |

Savor Fort Wayne

Enjoy 12 delicious days of menu deals during Savor Fort Wayne! Savor Fort Wayne is Fort Wayne’s week to celebrate our local eateries. Twenty participating restaurants will feature steaks, sandwiches, seafood, salads and more. Some menus will also include vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Visit www.SavorFortWayne.com to view the list of participating restaurants, menus and reservation requirements.

16 | Friday |

Dancing Pros, Live

Dancers from “Dancing with the Stars,” “So You Think You Can Dance” and dance champions from around the world will compete for your vote. Using remotes attached to every seat, the audience will vote for their favorite. You’ll be dazzled by celebrity and professional dancers, singers from “American Idol” and “The Voice,” stunning costumes, and unbelievable dance moves. For details visit www.honeywellcenter.org. The Honeywell Center, 275 W. Market St, Wabash.

21 | Wednesday |

Swan Lake

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia brings the world’s most beloved ballet to glorious life. This company of distinguished dancers has showcased the unparalleled art of Russian ballet to countries throughout the world. 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets on-line at ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000, or in-person at the Embassy Box Office, 125 West Jefferson Blvd.

22 | Thursday |

Thursday Night Blues

Join us at the historic Eagles Theatre for the first of a four-show series showcasing the top blues acts around. January features The Beki Brindle Band. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concert at 7:30 p.m. Come early, grab a drink and concessions, and get the very best seats. $12-15. For details visit eaglestheatre.com or call (260) 563-3272. Eagles Theatre, 106 W. Market St., Wabash.

22-25 | Thursday-Sunday |

Mizpah Shrine Circus

Three rings of fun, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 7 a.m. Friday; 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave; $12-$20; For more information call (260) 482-9502 or visit www.memorialcoliseum.com.

23-31 | Friday-Saturday |

The Smell of the Kill

Take three delicious, malicious wives, add three miserable, unloving husbands and chill. While their unseen spouses play golf in the dining room, the women exchange reveal that all three marriages are on the brink of disaster. When the men mistakenly lock themselves in a basement meat locker the women are faced with a life-or-death decision; should they leave the men out in the cold permanently or let them thaw? Jan. 23, 24, 30, 31 and Feb. 6 and 7; 8 p.m. Arena Dinner Theatre, 719 Rockhill Street. For details visit www.arenadinnertheatre.org or call (260) 424-5622.

31 | Saturday |

Winterval

Beat the winter blahs by bringing the whole family downtown Fort Wayne for a day of winter fun. Watch ice carvers create wonders from a solid blocks of ice, catch a rugby game and enjoy special events at the Botanical Conservatory, the Allen County Public Library or Science Central. Go for a carriage ride at the Community Center or ice skate at Headwaters Park. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. For much more information about Winterval visit www.fortwayneparks.org.

through-31 | Saturday |

Crestwoods Frame Shop and Gallery “Greatest Hits”

Crestwoods Frame Shop and Gallery is proud to announce its holiday show, “Greatest Hits,” featuring: Gwen Gutwein, Austin Cartwright, Tom Keesee, Diana Fair, Marcy Neiditz, Elizabeth Wamsley, Nathan and Linda Jones, Richard Tuck, Aaron Dickinson and Justin Johnson. They have art in various mediums, including oil, pastel, clay, silver and wood. The art ranges from traditional to abstract and more. The show goes through Jan. 31, at Crestwoods Frame Shop and Gallery, 314 N. Main St., Roanoke.


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