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.

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.

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.

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.

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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