What’s Happening in the Parks in May
Kids Stop-n-Shop & Play Day
Friday & Saturday, May 11 & 12
Shoaff Park, 6401 St. Joe Road
Shoaff Park is the place for family fun this weekend! Enjoy messy games and hands-on crafts or compete in the kids’ fun run or bicycle ride. There will be books to swap, food to eat and animals to pet . . . and toys, crafts and other unique items for sale by their young owners. Pack up the family, invite your neighbors and friends, and join us for an exciting spring day in the park. Look for more details at www.fortwayneparks.org.
4th Annual Games! Dogs! Play!
Saturday, May 12, 9 am – noon
Franke Park Pavilion #2, 3411 Sherman Blvd.
Don’t let your dog miss this fun event, doggone- it! It will be the most fun you and your canine companion have all year, paws down! It’s a dog’s day with vendors, adoptable dogs, rescue groups and the opportunity to participate in fun and goofy canine challenges. Food will be available for purchase during the event, too! Registration is required to participate in the games but the event is open to the public and free of charge. Call Renee Sinacola at427-6005for more information. Sponsored by My Best Friend Dog Training.
Fiber Arts Celebration
Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19
10 am – 5 pm
Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road
Free admission & free parking
Join us at Salomon Farm for a two-day celebration of fiber arts. The focus of this festival is education through hands-on participation and demonstrations of the processes of making natural fiber products – wool dyeing, spinning, weaving and more. Vendors specializing in fiber arts will sell equipment and supplies such as spinning wheels, wooden knitting needles, looms and shuttles, and felting needles and forms. Natural fiber including wool, alpaca, silk and cotton, as well as hand-made fiber products such as sweaters, mittens, shawls and more will also be for sale. Food vendors will be on the grounds. Call Renee at 427- 6005 for more information. Due to the nature of this event, pets are not allowed.