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"Rhythm and Flow" Summer-Fall Garden Exhibit

"Rhythm and Flow" Summer-Fall Garden Exhibit

Visit the Botanical Conservatory now thru November 16. Check 

Events at Historic Fort Wayne

Events at Historic Fort Wayne

Lantern Tours, October 18, 6:00-10:30 p.m. at the Old Fort

Fall Golf Fees

Fall Golf Fees

Fall Golf Fees are NOW in effect at Foster, McMillen, and Shoaff Golf Courses! 

Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival

Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival

817 W Dupont Rd.

October 3 & 4    at 10 am- 5 pm Salomon Farm    Free Admission

Punkin' Path

Punkin' Path

Botanical Conservatory, October 14-31   Enjoy the fall surroundings and take seasonal pictures. Pumpkin Zone, Oct. 18, 10 am-3 pm 

Handmade Homemade Sale

Handmade Homemade Sale

Oct. 19, 12-5 pm, Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road.  Hand crafters will be selling their homemade/home-grown goods!

Halloween Haunt & Car Show Spooktacular

Halloween Haunt & Car Show Spooktacular

Saturday, October 18, 1-4 pm (Haunt) & 5-8 pm (Spooktacular), at the Community Center (233 W. Main Street)

Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Botanical Conservatory

Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Botanical Conservatory

Saturday, October 18, Doors open 8 pm, Movie at 9:15 pm, $2 adults, $1 kids (accompanied by a parent)

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 Bird Town

 Fort Wayne is designated as the 5th Bird Town Indiana by the Indiana Audubon Society!  Read more about what this designation means for Fort Wayne.  Check out the News Sentinel article and watch a short video too

 Stewardship of Public Land/Facilities

 Please review the Stewardship of Public Land/Facilities document and send any comments you may have to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 Music Lessons!


If you are interested in music, check out Dulcimer in a Day, Harmonious Harmonica & You Can Play the Ukulele.  All classes are offered on October 4 at various times.  For more information, check out the registration link


 A NEW Ecology Trail Guide

 Check out the NEW Ecology Trail Guide of Foster Park produced by Emily Richardson a student at The University of Saint Francis. 

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Look for signs around Fort Wayne indicating Park & Recreation improvements.  If you would like to see a list of these improvements as well as photos, check out Invest now.

Street Tree Application

The Parks & Recreation Street Tree Application Program has been expanded.  The July 1st, 2014 deadline has expired.  Applications received now are for the 2015 fall planting. Learn more....


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