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What’s Happening in the Parks

Week of November 4, 2019


Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events and programs are happening the week of November 4, 2019:


Dollar Night: Colorful Corn

Thursday, November 7, 6-7 p.m.

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

The Conservatory is open on the first Thursday night of the month for a discounted admission of just $1 per person. During each $1 Night you can also drop in to our program room for a fun and educational lecture or activity. No reservations required. This month, have you ever noticed that not all corn is yellow? At a time of thanksgiving, come learn about one of the oldest and most colorful varieties still being grown. Enjoy a popped snack and bead your own miniature cob to take home!

Reduced Golf Greens Fees

Through the end of the season

Foster and McMillen Park Golf Courses

Enjoy reduced golf fees at the remaining open city golf courses. Specific fees and additional information can be found at or by calling the golf courses: Foster – 260-427-6735; McMillen – 260-427-6710

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


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