October 25, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines

                 P: 260-427-6028

                 C: 260-241-1932

                 Public Information Officer

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Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events and programs are happening the week of October 28, 2019:


Punkin Path Garden Display

Open through October 27

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

The path will be decorated with pumpkins, gourds, bales of straw- and gnomes! – to provide fun photo memories. Gnomes are caretakers of land and animals; they are industrious, enjoy all kinds of games, and surprisingly, they love to travel! Watch for them along the Punkin’ Path and learn about them. This exhibit is included in Conservatory admission and open during public hours. Sponsored by Majic 95.1. 


Shoaff Park Golf Course

Closing after October 30

Shoaff Park, 6401 St Joe Rd.

There’s still time for some great golf at Shoaff Park Golf Course before it closes for the season this week. The last day of golf will be Wednesday, October 30.


Reduced Golf Greens Fees

Through the end of the season

Foster, McMillen, and Shoaff Park Golf Courses

Fall reduced golf fees at all three city golf courses. Specific fees and additional information can be found at fortwayneparks.org or by calling one of the three golf courses: Foster – 260-427-6735; McMillen – 260-427-6710; Shoaff – 260-427-6745

Botanica Jones: “Botanica Jones: Scientist, Merchant or Thief?”

Open through November 17

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

At this garden exhibit in the Botanical Conservatory, guests can visit a wealthy Englishman’s garden, showcasing plants brought back by “Botanica Jones,” a plant explorer of the late 1800s through early 1900s. Visitors can decide whether they have the passion to join these botanical elite. The “Botanica Jones” exhibit is sponsored by the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation, the Flora Dale Krouse Foundation, the Wilson Foundation, the M. E. Raker Foundation, WAJI Majic 95.1 and PBS 39.

For full details on all events and programs happening at Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, go to fortwayneparks.org.


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