Annual Community Kwanzaa Celebration

Bring the family and join the fun for the Annual Community Kwanzaa Celebration at Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St. This free event is open to the public and will include music, dance, poetry, a musical performance by Fatima Washington and a Kwanzaa Feast. Kwanzaa was established by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. Kwanzaa […]

Middle School Art Fair Is Dec. 17

Bishop Luers High School will offer a Middle School Art Fair on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 2-4 p.m. in the front lobby and front of the school. Each feeder school is invited to send up to nine pieces of artwork of students from grades 6-8 that will be featured in the art show. Ribbons will […]

Winners Announced From 33rd Annual Festival Of Trees

The 2017 Festival of Trees, which took place Nov. 22-29, attracted 22,000 visitors to downtown Fort Wayne. Lobbies of the Embassy Theatre and Indiana Hotel were transformed into a wonderland of Christmas trees under the theme of “Silver Bells.”The annual fundraiser and community event featured 58 uniquely decorated Christmas trees. Embassy staff tallied patrons’ votes […]

NIPSCO Provides Hope For The Holidays With Gift To Community Harvest Food Bank

Through NIPSCO’s “Hope for the Holidays” initiative, a $25,000 gift was presented to Community Harvest Food Bank in support of hunger relief. Through this generous donation, more than 1,000 families in northeast Indiana will receive holiday meals. Turkeys, holiday sides, and other food items will be distributed through the Community Cupboard pantry to families coping […]

Heartland Sings Presents The Spirit Of Christmas: Feel The Spirit!

The Spirit of Christmas is a concert where vocal music and stunning architecture combine to create lasting memories! The Heartland Sings Vocal Artists accompanied by Joseph Platt and directed by Maestro Robert Nance, present music of the season under the beautiful Beaux Arts style rotunda of the historic Allen County Courthouse. Hear the harmonies echo […]

IN Heart Gallery In Columbia City

The Indiana Heart Gallery is a traveling photo exhibit featuring compelling portraits of children in need of adoptive families and it is making a stop at Brewha Coffee House in Columbia City. The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) created the Heart Gallery in 2007 with the goal of sharing the beautiful professional portraits along […]

FWACC Hosts Holiday Open House For The Animals

The public is cordially invited to join Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control in celebrating the holidays with the dogs, cats and small animals in our care on Saturday, December 2 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the shelter located at 3020 Hillegas Road. Tour the ENTIRE shelter, visit with the animals, enjoy the […]

North Side Hosts Annual Kids Surviving Cancer Christmas Party

North Side High School is preparing for the 31st annual Christmas Party for Kids Surviving Cancer. The celebration for children who have battled cancer and their families will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at North Side, 475 E. State Blvd. North Side students and staff work with Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana […]

What’s Happening At The Botanical Conservatory In December

Santa and the Reindeer Saturdays before Christmas 12 – 4 pm December 2, 9, & 16 Santa and two of his reindeer will greet the children while Mom and Dad take pictures to capture the moment. Explore the Botanical Conservatory while it’s done up in the fun holiday theme of “Snow Days,” reminiscent of the […]

Tim Hortons Sponsors Learn 2 Skate Programming

Announced this morning, Tim Hortons has made a naming sponsorship of the Learn 2 Skate programs offered by Canlan Ice Sports inside the SportONE/Parkview Icehouse. This is the first ever sponsorship of the program. The Fort Wayne Amateur Hockey Association (FWAHA) is thrilled to see community partners come together to support more skaters getting on […]

Night Of Lights One Week Away!

The “Night of Lights” is only 1 week away where we join together to light up Downtown with the iconic Santa and His Reindeer, the 30th Anniversary lighting of the Merry Christmas Wreath, Northern Lights, and many more. The evening wouldn’t be complete without the Ringing of the Bells by Downtown churches at 7:30pm and […]

“Christmas In The Park” An Indoor/Outdoor Festival

Saturday, November 25 & Sunday, November 26 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808 Great way to build intergenerational memories! Activities for the Entire Family: Delight in a horse-drawn wagon ride– 25th 10 am-2 pm, 26th 10 am-5 pm Experience “The Christmas Journey” featuring “Fire & Light” (formerly […]

32nd Annual Holiday Memorial Tree Lighting Sunday, Nov. 19

Visiting Nurse will hold the 32st annual Holiday Memorial Tree Lighting at Baker Street Train Station, 221 W. Baker Street in downtown Fort Wayne, on Sunday, Nov. 19 beginning at 5 p.m. This annual event will feature guest speakers, performances by the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir and refreshments in the historic train station in downtown […]

See What We Do At FWCS During Annual Showcase Event

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host its annual Showcase from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 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 FWC, including how technology is integrated with instruction at all grade […]

HolidayFest Featuring The Night Of Lights; Making Downtown Fort Wayne Your Holiday Destination!

Whether starting or keeping a family tradition make Downtown Fort Wayne your Holiday Mission! HolidayFest returns on Wednesday, November 22nd with the “Night of Lights” where we join together to light up Downtown with the iconic Santa and His Reindeer, the 30th Anniversary lighting of the Merry Christmas Wreath, Northern Lights, and many more. The […]

Anthony Wayne Area Council Celebrates 100 Years Of Scouting In Fort Wayne

Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22, 2017, over one-thousand seven hundred Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and their families will come together at the IPFW campus to celebrate 100 years of Boy Scouts in northeastern Indiana. The celebration will include an exciting weekend of camping and hands-on activities at the IPFW campus. Scouts will learn […]

Fort Wayne Children’s Choir To Host Annual Harvest Concert, 11/5

  The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) will host its annual Harvest Concert on Sunday, November 5, in Auer Performance Hall in the Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW. This is the first formal concert of the 2017-18 season. All eight ensembles of the FWCC will have the opportunity to take the stage and explore the […]

Record Crowd At Walk To End Alzheimer’s Raise $185k

More than 1,500 Indiana residents joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s® and united in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne on Saturday, Oct. 7. Participants raised more than $185,000 to fund Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs, and donations are still being collected. “Hoosiers showed […]

Fort Wayne Children’s Choir To Host Annual Music Educator’s Workshop

Each fall, The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) hosts the Choral Music Educator’s Workshop for teachers from Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. This program brings dozens of educators together to learn a variety of music education methods from well-known clinicians. Music students are invited to participate in the workshop, as well. Guest Clinician This year’s […]