Exploring Pollinators Through Fun Educational Experiences

We can thank pollinators for many of our favorite foods. According to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, “Scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators like bees, butterflies and moths, birds and bats, beetles, and other insects.” However, over the past couple decades, pollinators have […]

Honor Flight Urging Korean Veterans To Apply

Honor Flight Northeast Indiana is encouraging all veterans from the Korean conflict to send in their application to participate on a future Honor Flight to Washington D.C. “The time is now” states Dennis Covert, President of HFNEI. “There are countless veterans from this era who are refraining from completing their applications. Whether they feel that […]

7th Annual Winterval Celebration Downtown

Celebrate winter with a visit to downtown Fort Wayne on Saturday, January 26! The 7th Annual Winterval festival promises a full day of indoor and outdoor winter fun for all ages. The Community Center’s FREE Winter Carnival runs from 1 – 4 pm and includes horse and carriage rides, face painting, games and crafts, and […]

Community Invited To Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

The community is invited to join in unity for an interfaith service of Thanksgiving on Tuesday, November 20th at 7:00 p.m. Congregation Achduth Vesholom will host the service. Participants include clergy from a diverse group of faith organizations: · Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren · Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Fort […]

Monday Leaf Pick-up Heads South

More leaves fell this week and residents of the City’s south neighborhoods should have leaves raked to the curb by Monday, November 5, 2018. Each of the City’s more than 400 neighborhoods will receive two pick-ups during leaf collection season. For curbside leaf collection residents should rake leaves to the curb or park strip in […]

Brightpoint Energy Assistance Program Resumes

Brightpoint’s winter Energy Assistance Program has resumed for eligible households in Allen, DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, and Whitley counties. The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay a portion of a household’s heating bills during the winter months. Last year, Brightpoint helped nearly 11,381 families with their utility bills. This year, help is available for renters […]

Annual Showcase Event Highlights The Best Of FWCS

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host its annual Showcase from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road. Showcase is held each year to give families an opportunity to learn more about the variety of educational options available within FWCS. In addition to highlighting FWCS’ many programs and support services, […]

Rainbow Furniture Hosts Safe Trick-or-Treating

Calling all superheroes, ghost, and goblins. Rainbow Furniture invites children of all ages & their families to their showroom from 5:30-7:30 on Wednesday, October 31 for safe trick-or-treating. “We want to give kids a safe environment to trick-or-treat,” says Tim Osborne, owner of Rainbow Furniture. “As a grandfather of 12, I know how important it […]

Fright Night Is Back!

Fort Wayne’s most anticipated Halloween event full of frightful family fun is back! Fright Night, presented by First Federal Bank and your Downtown Improvement District, returns on Saturday, October 20. With more than 35 ghoulishly great activities for people to enjoy throughout the day and evening, Fright Night has something for everyone! “Fright Night gets […]

Community Unity Neighborhood Family Fun Nights

The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites citizens to three upcoming FREE Community Unity Family Fun Nights! Be part of a community safety forum then enjoy a community dinner along with games and prizes for the kids. Plus, the first 50 adults to sign in at each Community Unity Night will receive a FREE […]

SC Hosts Next AWS Special Abilities Day

The next AWS Special Abilities Day at Science Central will be Tuesday, Sept. 18! Through the generous support of the AWS Foundation, this program is free with pre-registration to members of the community with special abilities. The Sept. 18 Special Abilities Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is closed to the […]