June 2015 To-Do List

2-6 | Tuesday-Saturday |

New Haven Canal Days

New Haven considers Canal Days their community’s premier homecoming event, welcoming current and former residents as well as guests from the Tri-State Area for a week of camaraderie and renewed friendships. Schnelker Park, New Haven; For more details visit newhavencanaldays.wordpress.com.

6 | Saturday |

Bloody Mary Brunch

Have brunch at Auburn, Indiana’s premier olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting bar, The Olive Twist. This gourmet culinary specialty boutique allows you to taste and shop for the finest quality EVOOs and balsamics. 115 N. Main Street, Auburn. For details call 260.333.0866 or visit www.theolivetwist.com.

6 | Saturday |

Rock N Brew

Over 100 beers, live music and food, 5-8 p.m. Parkview Field, $15-$40, 260.471.5100.

6 | Saturday |

Free Concert

Wabash will be host to a free concert from noon to 6 p.m. at Brandt’s Harley-Davidson, 1400 N. Cass Street. The concert will feature the Kentucky Headhunters and Black Stone Cherry. 260.563.6443 or visit www.brandtsharley.com.

Francine’s Friends Coach Schedule

6/1 Parkview Physician Group Family Practice
6/1 Parkview Physician Group Family Practice – 620 W. North Street, Columbia City
6/3 Faith Lutheran Church – 9251 State Road 205, Churubusco
6/8 Jorgensen Family YMCA – 10313 Aboite Center Road
6/9 Renaissance Village – 6050 S. 800 E. 92, Fort Wayne
6/10 Parkview Physician Group Family Practice – 817 Trail Ridge Road, Albion
6/11 CenturyLink – 248 W. Monroe, Decatur
6/15 Quality Inn – 2820 Hotel Avenue, Huntington
6/17 Signature HealthCARE of Bluffton – 1529 W. Lancaster St.
6/18 LaGrange Co. Health Dept. – 345 Morton Street, Shipshewana
6/19 DeBrand Fine Chocolates – 10105 Auburn Park Drive Free piece of chocolate with every mammogram!
6/20 Faith Lutheran Church – 1700 E. Pettit
6/22 Parkview Physician Group Family Practice – 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven
6/23 PNC – 110 W. Berry Street
6/26 Signature HealthCARE of Fort Wayne, 6006 Brandy Chase Cove
6/27 Greater Christ Temple Church – 2940 S Anthony
6/29 Peabody Retirement Community – 400 W. 7th Street, N. Manchester
6/30 Parkview Physician Group Family Practice – 1464 Lincolnway S., Ligonier
To schedule a visit of the mobile mammography coach at your site, contact Debi Kennedy, community outreach coordinator, at 260.266.9180 or debi.kennedy@parkview.com.

6-7 | Saturday-Sunday |

Arab Fest

Enjoy the mouth-watering Arab food, delicacies and sweets, Arab coffee, tea, Live Debka (traditional dance) and workshops, musical performances, face painting, children’s activities, storytelling, camel rides and much more. 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday; 12-6 p.m. Sunday; Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St; For details call 260.385.6064.

6-7 | Saturday-Sunday |

Three Rivers Toy Fair

Exhibits and vendors of vintage and modern toys, comics and pop culture items, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Washington Township Community Center, free, 260.414.7053.

7-14 | Sunday-Sunday |


Come to Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne for a week-long celebration of Essen, Trinken, und Gemütlichkeit. (“Eating, drinking and having a really good time.”) For more information visit www.germanfest.org ; Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton Street.

11| Thursday |

World Oceans Day

Visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to take action to protect the oceans. $14/adults; $9/2-14 years; 3411 Sherman Boulevard; For details call 260.427.6820 or visit kidszoo.org.

11 | Thursday |

Furniture Painting 101

Join Saving Grace Vintage for a two-hour hands-on workshop about painting, distressing and finishing your projects. 6-8p.m. 614 W Berry Street, Fort Wayne. $40, payment in full reserves your spot. Workshop also offered: Tuesday, June 16: 9-11 a.m. 260.416.8420

13 | Saturday |

Summer Styling Session

Goodwill is hosting the “Look Your Best This Summer” styling session with Leslee Hill of Hill Image LLC. Session begins at 11 a.m. at Goodwill’s Dupont store, 525 E. Dupont Road.

13-14 | Saturday-Sunday |

Siege of Fort Wayne 1812

Come to the Old Fort and learn why the War of 1812 has become the Forgotten War. Talk with the soldiers as they go about their daily schedules, see the women and children as they complete their tasks. 1201 Spy Run Avenue; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (4 p.m. Sun.); For details call 260.437.2836 or visit oldfortwayne.org.

18 | Thursday |

Downtown Auburn

Summer Cruise-In Series Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, prizes and more… Good ol’ family fun! Cedar and Seventh, Auburn; 6-8 p.m.; For details call 260.925.2100.

18-21 | Thursday-Sunday |

BBQ RibFest

Each year upwards of 40,000 “ribfeasters” descend on Headwaters Park where over 20 tons of incredible BBQ are consumed during Fort Wayne’s favorite summer festival. Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, rib sandwiches, BBQ chicken and more; it’s served up just the way you love it whether hot and spicy or sweet and tangy—your taste buds never had it so good! In addition, live rockin’ blues, jazz and country music will hit the main stage. 333 S. Clinton Street. For more information visit www.bbqribfest.com.

20 | Saturday |

SCAN Duck Race

The Duck Race will make a splash at the Johnny Appleseed Park Boat Ramp at approximately 11:00 a.m. Watch thousands of rubber ducks float down the St. Joe River. Family games begin at 10 a.m. Proceeds from the Duck Race fund SCAN Inc.’s life-changing programs that eliminate the abuse and neglect of children through family services, education and community partnerships. 1500 East Coliseum Blvd; For details call (260) 421-5000 or visit scanfw.org.

21 | Sunday |

Make Music Day

A worldwide celebration of music: Live performances, hands-on music experiences, food trucks and more! 12-5 p.m.; Freimann Square, 200 E. Main Street. FREE to the public.

22 | Monday |

Silent Movie at the Embassy: Peter Pan

Be transported back in time by enjoying a black and white silent movie at the historic Embassy Theatre. This movie is accompanied by talented organist Dennis James. 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard; For details call 260.424.6287 or visit fwembassytheatre.org.

25-28 | Thursday-Sunday |


Come celebrate the Greek Festival and enjoy a large variety of Greek cuisine and entertainment including live music, dancing and other activities each day. Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton Street; Please visit www.fortwaynegreekfestival.org for details.

27 | Saturday |

Annual Garden Walk

Enjoy arts and crafts booths, refreshments and Big Green Egg® grill demonstrations in Hicksville, OH from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Dave Brown Designs, 11907 SR 2. 419.542.8925 or visit www.davebrowndesigns.com.

27 | Saturday |

Last Saturdays Downtown

Every month on the Last Saturday, downtown Fort Wayne offers a wide variety of activities for every age and interest. This month the history center offers half price admission from 12 -5 p.m. For details call (260) 420-3266 or visit downtownfortwayne.com.

27 | Saturday |

Sixth Annual Buskerfest

Join the fun and celebration of the street performer. Quirky and unexpected live art. In addition to staged acts, buskers, including mimes, face painters and stilt walkers will roam the square entertaining crowds. Downtown restaurants and food trucks will be serving. 4 -11 p.m. on Wayne and Calhoun Streets downtown; For details call (260) 420-3266 or visit downtownfortwayne.com/buskerfest/.

27-28 | Saturday-Sunday |

Camp Allen Muster 1861-1865

Hear the cannons roar and the rifles and muskets fire, listen to the soldiers as they complete their drills, talk with the cooks who make the food for those who live at the Old Fort. There will be soldiers and their families to talk with, as well as children games and various demonstrations to either participate in or observe. Admission of a free will donation is appreciated. The Old Fort, 1201 Spy Run Avenue; Details at 260.437.2836 and oldfortwayne.org.

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