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Community Center’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

September 19, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact:   Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)
                 FW Parks & Recreation Public Information Officer                   

Friday, September 29, 4 – 8 pm; Community Center, 233 W. Main Street

Fort Wayne, IN: The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department Community Center is celebrating our milestone 40th anniversary with a free community party on Friday, September 29, 4 – 8 pm.  Making life fun is what we do best at the Community Center!

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Active Aging Week Celebrated

September 18, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact:   Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)
                FW Parks & Recreation Public Information Officer                  

September 25 – 29

Fort Wayne, IN—To celebrate Active Aging Week, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is offering free activities and information booths to promote the benefit of leading an active and engaged lifestyle at age 50 and older.

The Community Center downtown will offer free Active Aging Week tournaments at several locations. Participants must be 50 years or older, may enter as many tournaments as they’d like, but are required to sign up at least two days before the tournament. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each tournament. Call 260-427-6460 to register.

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Master Plan Public Hearing

September 18, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact:          Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)
                        Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne, IN — The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is in the process of drafting a 5-year master plan and invites the public to provide input at a special meeting Thursday, October 12 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held at Riverlodge Pavilion in Shoaff Park.

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Camp Canine Closed During Johnny Appleseed Festival

September 8, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:        

Natalie Eggeman, PIO (260-427-6028)                                           

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Camp Canine dog park will be closed on September 16th and 17th  for the Johnny Appleseed Festival. Pawster Park Pooch Playground in Foster Park West will be open during the festival.

McMillen Park Community Center- Closing September 1 - 10

August 29, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:        

Natalie Eggeman, PIO (260-427-6028)                                      

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Due to maintenance work that may cause harmful fumes, the McMillen Park Community Center will close September 1 – 10.

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What’s Happening at the Botanical Conservatory in September

August 28, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:          Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)

                        Public Information Officer

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Botanical Roots Final Concert

September 1 

Morry Sochat and the Special 20s (Blues)

Doors open 7:30 pm, Show starts 8:30 pm, Headliner 9:30 pm

The final concert of the Conservatory’s fresh-air Botanical Roots series features blues music with a touch of swing. Local opener Swick & Jones will kick off the show at 8:30 pm, bringing together elements of folk, blues, Americana, rock, and pop music for a wonderful blend that everyone can enjoy. Our headliner band, Morry Sochat and the Special 20s, hails from the Windy City. The Special 20s bring a freshness to Chicago blues, mixing in the sounds of swing and 1950s rock ‘n roll. Concerts are held on the Conservatory Terrace rain or shine. Seating is limited, so you may bring your own lawn chair. Food and beverage are available from Mad Anthony Brewing Company; no outside food or drink permitted. Admission: $6 ages 13+; 12 and under free. Members entrance and early admission. For more details, call (260) 427-6440 or visit Facebook page-Botanical Conservatory  or www.botanicalconservatory.org. Sponsored by PBS39, Fort Wayne Metals Research, 96.3 WXKE, Whatzup, Mad Anthony Brewing Company, and Holiday Inn @ IPFW, and the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department.

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Promenade Park Sculpture Chosen

August 10, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact:         Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)

                       Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne, Ind.The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce that the sculpture Convergence by artist Linda Howard has been chosen to be the visual anchor of the Promenade Park entrance. The sculpture is expected to be installed in Promenade Park in June 2018.

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Community Unity Nights

August 2, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact:         Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)
                        Public Information Officer

Community Unity Nights

Meet, Greet & Eat

Fort Wayne, Ind.—The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites you and the family to Community Unity Nights, a FREE community event open for the entire family. Stop by for the “Get Real” conversations with our very own Fort Wayne Police Department about personal and neighborhood safety. There will be activities for the children, door prizes and a light dinner served. It’s a great chance for neighbors to gather together to meet, greet, engage and share.

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What’s Happening @ Riverfront Fort Wayne

August 4,  2017
For Immediate Release          

Contact:          Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)
                        Public Information Officer
                       
Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department
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Little Explorers Science Series

Saturday, August 5

10 – 10:30 am

Lawton Park (Kid’s Crossing) Clinton and 4th

Riverfront Fort Wayne in partnership with the Allen County Public Library invite you and your child to a fun new science series aimed at engaging young explorers! Join us for an interactive Storytime with crafts, games and other learning opportunities to discover nature.  In August, we will focus on stars in our solar system. If inclement weather occurs, this event will be held at the Downtown Allen County Public Library location. The program is appropriate for preschool-elementary age children and their guardians. FREE. No reservations required.

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Evergreens Needed for Botanical Conservatory’s Holiday Exhibit

August 4, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Natalie Eggeman, 260-427-6028
Public Information Officer                             

Fort Wayne, IN: The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is in need of donated evergreen trees for the upcoming Holiday Garden Exhibit: Snow Days, which will run November 18 – January 7.

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