LFW Weekly Fun File
Sep22

LFW Weekly Fun File

Fall is here. Excuse the excessive amount of fall-themed activities in this fun file. We can’t get enough fall family fun! Looking for fun things to do in Fort Wayne? Look no further! LFW compiles a list of ongoings and events that we’re excited about every week! This is by no means an exhaustive list, and if you don’t quite see what you’re looking for, check out our events calendar. If you’d like to see your event featured in the Weekly Fun File, or added to our events calendar, let us know! Email us at info@livingfortwayne.com or you can go ahead and submit your event to our calendar! Click on the event for more information about times, locations, cost, etc. 1. Samaritan Live Thursday, September 22 at 7 p.m. You can ask the crew members questions from the comfort of your own home! Join Parkview for this Facebook Live event! 2. Fall Harvest Festival  Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrate the history of the American farm! This is a great event for all ages, and it’s free! 3. Curiosity Day! Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Celebrate Curious George turning 75! Face painting, crafts, snacks and stories will make for a great Saturday for your kiddo! 4. Diaper Dash 5K Run/Walk Saturday, September 24th from 7:30 a.m. to 8:10 a.m. It’s an inaugural event for Healthier Moms and Babies! Read more about it in this Living Fort Wayne article. 5. Art House Theater Day – Cinema Center Saturday, September 24 at 10 a.m. Celebrate the independent theatre. Almost all screenings (there are a couple exceptions) will be presented at member pricing. There will be giveaways, drink specials, and more! 6. Hop On Saturday, September 24 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Take a tour of some of Fort Wayne’s best breweries! Transportation is provided with the ticket price! You can see more details in Living Fort Wayne’s recent article. 7. Harambee Fort Wayne – A Benefit for Come Unity Saturday, September 24 from 7 p.m to 10 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Come Unity‘s clean water, education and sustainability programs in East Africa. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music and more! You can purchase tickets online until Friday, and you can also purchase tickets at the door. 8. LFW Film Series – The Book of Life Saturday, September 24 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. This is the last film of the season! Join us at the Allen County Public Library (downtown) to see “The Book of Life!” 9. Electric Fall Saturday, September 24 at 7 p.m. Oh, Electric Fall. Go, listen to music, drink some drinks, have some fun. 10. Fall Festival Opening Weekend at Kuehnert Dairy...

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Inaugural Diaper Dash 5K Run/Walk is this weekend at Foster Park
Sep21

Inaugural Diaper Dash 5K Run/Walk is this weekend at Foster Park

  A new, unique 5K race event is coming to Fort Wayne this weekend. Healthier Moms and Babies is hosting the Diaper Dash 5K Run/Walk to raise awareness of its mission and to help collect diapers for their clients. The event is family-friendly and participants are encouraged dress up in a diaper, baby costume or other baby or childhood related costumes. Gender-specific, commemorative t-shirts will be available for participants. The race will be timed. Fleet Feet Sports has donated $50 gift cards for the top male/female finishers and top male/female masters. Trophies will also be given to the first in class both male/female winners. Awards will be given to the best individual and group best costume. The mission of Healthier Moms and Babies is to improve birth outcomes in Allen County by providing prenatal health education through in-home case management. It has a multi-disciplinary staff of nurses and social workers that provide services to high-risk pregnant women. Donated diapers are used as incentives for their clients to keep appointments and meet other goals related to their case. For more details and a link to register, please go to their website. When: Saturday, September 24th 2016 7:30-8:10 am: Check-in and late registration (shirt not guaranteed for late registration) 8:30 am: Run will begin; walk will start immediately following 9:30 am: Awards Where Foster Park, Pavilion #1 3900 Old Mill Road Fort Wayne, IN US 46807 Registration Registration is $35 after August 24th Kids registration is $25 for registration after August 24th – commemorative t-shirt included. Diapers and wipes are also requested for donation with the registration fee. Packet pick up is from 4 pm – 7 pm on Friday, September 27th at Fleet Feet Sports, 5661 Coventry Lane, Ft. Wayne, IN 46804. Participants are able to register online or during packet pick-up or the day of the race. Website...

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