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Recreation @ A-Glance

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 "Our Japanese Sister"
Garden Exhibit
July 23-November 13, 2016

Check out for a complete list of all the programs happening including: Family Garden Close-Up, The Punkin' Path, Pumpkin Zone, Rocky Horror Picture Show and much more!  

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Halloween Haunt

Saturday, October 15, 1-4 pm
Community Center, 233 W. Main Street

Downtown Fort Wayne becomes a haven for monsters, ghosts, vampires and zombies on Saturday afternoon.  Bring your little goblins to the Community Center for an afternoon of frightful fun.  There will be a minimum charge for games for kids and the whole family.  You will be able to enjoy free face painting and a free snack.  Fort Wayne Youth Theatre will be performing at 2 pm.  Concessions will be available for sale.  Admission is free. 

Car Show Spooktacular

Saturday, October 15, 5-8 pm 
Community Center, 233 W. Main St. 

Check out all of the spooky rides cruising in at the Community Center! There is a $10 entry fee per car and Dash Plaques will be given to the first 50 entries. The top 6 Best Decorated Vehicles will receive awards. A Costume Contest for two age groups, Adult (13& up) and Child (12&under) will also be a part of the evening. Enjoy Trunk-or Treating, Pumpkin Decorating Contest, tunes from DJ Fast Eddie and lots of fun games and contests. This frightfully fun evening is brought to you by Krooz In’ Calendar. FREE ADMISSION! 
Veterans’ Breakfast & Bingo

Friday, November 11, 8:30 a.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

The Community Center will honor the men and women who have served our country in the Military with a FREE breakfast and Bingo. American Legion Band of Fort Wayne will provide live music. Call 427-6460 by Monday, November 7 to reserve your seat. Sponsored by American Senior Communities, Englewood Health and Rehab, and Life Care Center of Fort Wayne. After breakfast, stay for Bingo at 10:00 a.m. It’s free and prizes include gift cards Heritage Park Summit City Glenbrook Canterbury Bethlehem Woods Coventry Meadows

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Santa’s Workshop at the Community Center
Wednesday, November 23, 4:30-7:30 pm
Lighting Ceremony 6 pm
Community Center, 233 W. Main St. 

Start your downtown celebration at the Community Center with free holiday activities for the kids. There will be crafts, refreshments and movies. Donate a new or gently used bear and enter a drawing to win a giant elf bear. Kids can shop for inexpensive holiday gifts ($3 or less) at the North Pole Stop-n-Shop while Mom and Dad can shop for hand-crafted items in the Crafters Corner. Finally, check out the light display on the Community Center roof when we turn on the lights at 6:00.

Holly Trolley Shopping & Craft Show

Saturday, Nov. 26, 11 am-5 pm
Community Center, 233 W. Main St

The Community Center will once again be a stop on the Fort Wayne Holly Trolley as part of National Small Business Day on Nov. 26. 
We are looking for Craft Show Vendors!  If you are interested, check out the Craft Show Vendor application!

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Book Sales

October 11-13, 8 am-7 pm

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Donations of hardback books, paperback books and DVD’s will be accepted through the Wednesday before the sale. Book sales are open to the public.

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Nature Niche

Be sure to check out the Nature Niche web page for all your outdoor adventures!

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Salomon Farm Park

Hours: Sunrise-Sunset
Salomon Farm is the perfect location for hiking, bird watching, and much more. Stop by for a visit. Please park in the Learning Center parking lot. 

For more information, check out the Salomon Farm link including information on upcoming special events including the Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival.


Fright Night Lantern Tours 

Saturday, October 15, 6-10:30 pm  

Visit the Historic Old Fort link for details on all the events being planned at the Old Fort. 

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On-going Opportunities for FUN!!

We have fun opportunities all over Fort Wayne that everyone in the family can enjoy! Check out: Meet Me at the Park for additional ideas!


If you have questions about any of the Park and Recreation Department Special Events listed here, please e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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