LFW Weekend Fun File
May19

LFW Weekend Fun File

Here’s a quick peek at some of the fun things we are looking forward to this weekend! 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 Weekend 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! 1. Kickstart Events Various times all weekend         There’s a wide variety of awesome stuff happening with Kickstart this weekend … block parties, trek the trails, and more. Click the link and get involved! 2. Dine for Dance Thursday, May 19, All day               Eat at participating location and a portion of the proceeds will go to help fun two amazing dance organizations in Fort Wayne! Great food, great cause! 3. YLNI May Hot Spot Thursday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m.             This month’s hot spot is at Mad Anthoy’s … stop by, make some friend, have some food! 4. Pedal 4 Paws Friday, May 20 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.               All proceeds of the night go to benefit H.O.P.E. for Animals. 99.5 will be there to MC. There will be corn hole. There will be pedal car rides. There will be $1 veggie burgers. I love everything about this night. 5. Jefferson Pointe Free Concert Series Friday, May 20 at 7 p.m.               Before You Exit and OFERLE will be performing in the free summer concert series at Jefferson Pointe! 6. Great American Clean Up Fort Wayne Saturday, May 21, All day                 Hey! Our city is great! Come out and help us clean it up! 7. Sweet Aviation Spring Open House Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.             Bounce house. Slide. Breakfast. $20 airplane rides. So fun. 8. Girls on the Run 5K Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m.                 Girls on the Run is an amazing organization helping middle school girls. They’ve been training for this 5K, have you? A Mascot Dash, “Happy Hair,” photo booth, and face painting will begin at 12:30 pm. 9. Soul 35 at Club Soda Saturday, May 21 from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight         Soul 35 is great. Club Soda is great. Music, martinis, food. 10. Walk MS  Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 a.m.             Walk for a great cause!...

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LFW Weekend Fun File
Feb18

LFW Weekend Fun File

Our calendar is full of fantastic events taking place around our city, so be sure to check it out for a more exhaustive list. In the meantime, here’s a quick peak at some of the things we are looking forward to this week! If you’d like to see your event featured in the Weekend Fun File, or added to our events calendar, let us know! Email us at info@livingfortwayne.com 1. YLNI February Hotspot Thursday, Feb. 18 5:30p – 6:30p           This month’s hot spot is at Summit City Brewerks! Come and meet new people and see what the Fort has to offer young professionals!   2. Vertical Leap Thursday, Feb. 18 6:30p – 9p After the Hot Spot, head over to Jenn Ford Art for the Vertical Leap! Kevin Mullett, local photographer and strategic thinker, is giving a talk titled, “Fort Wayne’s Visual Landscape and Photowalk Project.” It’s a presentation and discussion for artists, photographers, architects, and Fort Wayne admirers alike. There will be food and drinks! RSVP. 3. Turtle Soup February 19-21 & 26-28 Friday/Saturday Curtain 7:30 p Sunday Matinee Curtain 2:30 p               This hilarious but absolutely true story is about the origin of Churubusco’s famed “Turtle Days.” It should be a great show! 4. Fort Wayne Komets Game Friday, Feb. 19 8p             Fort Wayne Komets vs. The Toledo Walleye. Who doesn’t want some hockey sprinkled into their Friday night? 5. Fort Wayne Women’s Expo Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20 & 21 at 10a             6. Polar Plunge Saturday, Feb. 20 10a         Jumpin’ in freezing cold water for a great cause? Yes. 7. Weather the Fort Saturday, Feb. 20 at 4p             With activities including a heated tent for local bands, interactive art, fire performances, ice sculptors, coffee tasting, and a food and beer tent, Weather the Fort will have something for everyone.

 It shouldn’t be too cold, either! 8. Contra Dance Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7:30p           Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society will hold a contra dance to live, old-time, string band music at the Fort Wayne Dance Collective. Beginners are welcome, and you don’t need a partner. Break out of your comfort zone and have some dance fun! 9. Help Make Hope Sunday, Feb. 21 at 4:30p             Make art, write and copy letters for teens struggling with mental illness. Letters and artwork will be paired together, then sent to a local mental health hospital. Help these teens know there is hope and that they are needed...

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