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What’s Happening in the Parks This Week?

Trek the Trails: Foster Park West

Tuesday, August 18, 6:10 p.m.

Parking lot by soccer fields, 5113 Winchester Rd.

Join local trail users for weekly bike rides this summer to experience Fort Wayne on 2 wheels. Participants are asked to wear helmets and bring water along for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk. Rides begin promptly at 6:10 p.m. For more information, call the City of Fort Wayne Greenways & Trails Office at 427-6228 or Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. at 969-0079.

Chalk It Up!

Daily, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.

This summer, Riverfront Fort Wayne offers the opportunity to teach, learn, draw, color, plan and build with chalk as the medium and Promenade Park as the canvas. Every day starting June 15, lasting through the summer (except holidays), visitors will have new opportunities to engage with neighbors—following social distancing guidelines—from 2pm-8pm. Visitors can stop by the blue Riverfront tent for instructions and supplies, and get ready to CHALK IT UP!

Present Tense, Future Calm

Exhibit Open through November 15

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

This summer and fall, the Conservatory invites visitors to escape the turbulence of daily life when embarking on a journey and exploring a garden state of mind. All are welcome to step into our Showcase Garden, designed to help visitors pause, relax and reflect. Sponsored by the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation, PBS Fort Wayne & MAJIC 95.1.

Salomon Farmers Market

Wednesdays through Sept. 2

4 – 4:30 p.m. – Seniors & Higher Risk Individuals

4:30 – 7:00 p.m. – General Public

Our vendors produce their goods within a 75 mile radius of Salomon Farm Park (817 W. Dupont Rd.) and are required to grow their own fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs. We strive to find vendors who embrace sustainable and organic growing practices. The market also may include baked goods, honey, maple syrup, handmade crafts, food, entertainment and children’s activities. Interested in vending? Contact Eden at eden.lamb or 427-6008. Sponsored by 103.9 Wayne FM.