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Spring  Programs 

Beneficial Insects and other Garden Friends

Wednesday, April 12, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Learn about the role of beneficial insects in the garden, who they are, why they are needed and how to attract them. This seminar is free but you will need to call 427-6460 by April 5 to register. Pam Snyder, a Master Gardner for 20 years, will be the presenter for this seminar. She inherited her love for gardening from her grandfather.

Container Gardening and Backdoor Gardening

Saturday, May 13, 10 am-12 pm

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Learn what it takes to grow and enjoy a small garden on your porch or patio. Great for apartment/condo dwellers or anyone who just desires to enjoy growing a few veggies or flowers without the work and hassle of a large garden. Pam Snyder, Master Gardner for 20 years will be the presenter for this seminar. She inherited her love for gardening from her grandfather. This seminar is free. Please call 427-6460 by May 5 to register.

The Siege at Kekionga: Tecumseh’s Uprising

Tuesday April 18, 6:30 p.m.

Community Center 233 W. Main St.

Local author and historian, Jim Pickett, will present part two of his lecture series concerning what he discovered while researching for his historical fiction ‘You Are There’ adventure stories. Tonight, Mr Pickett, the author of The Bones of Kekionga, The March to Kekionga and The Siege at Kekionga: Tecumseh’s Uprising picks up with his lecture, map and picture presentation a year after the 1790 Battle of Kekionga. Covering St. Clair’s Defeat and Anthony Wayne’s march to Fort Wayne, the author finishes his discussion with the seven day 1812 attack on Fort Wayne. More information may be found at

Getting the Most Out of You iPhone & iPad

March 20, March 22, April 17, April 19

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Get the most out of your iPhone, iPad or smart phone. Sign up for individual assistance in 20 minute sessions from 6:00-8:00 p.m. You will need to know your Apple ID and password if you need individual help. The Key Club of New Tech Academy at Wayne High School will be providing the assistance which is free, however, you will need to call 427-6460 to register by March 13 or April 10.

Monday Luncheons

Bring a friend or two and join us for our traditional Monday Luncheons. We will begin serving at 12:00 p.m. but you can come at 10:30 a.m. and enjoy the Relaxation Station to color and socialize with others. Paid reservations of $5 are required by the previous Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. Reservations fees cannot be refunded. At each luncheon there will be a short presentation by the sponsor. Ages 50+.

Monday, March 20, 12:00 p.m.

“Still a Little Chili”

Supporting Sponsor: Canterbury Health and Rehabilitation

Reservation fee: $5

Monday, April 17, 12:00 p.m.

“Ciao Italia”

Supporting Sponsor: Coventry Meadows

Reservation fee: $5

Monday, May 15, 12:00 p.m.

“Winner Winner Chicken Dinner”

Supporting Sponsor: Indiana Donor Network

Reservation fee: $5

Greet & Eat

Tuesday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

This fun and social program is sponsored by Miller’s Health Systems of greater Fort Wayne. They will be serving a continental breakfast and offering opportunities to win prizes! This “Greet & Eat” is free to participate and will be offered quarterly. Also, you could plan on attending the exercise classes for $2 before and after the “Greet and Eat”! See ABC Exercise and Cardio Flex in the Fun after Fifty section. Pre-registration is required for the “Greet and Eat” by February 14. Call 427-6460 to sign up. Space is limited.

Book Sales

April 4-6, May 9-11

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Book sales are open to the public and feature hardback books, paperbacks, magazines, CD’s and DVD’s at low prices. Donations are always welcome, so bring in your old and gently used books!

Tuesday Movies

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Join us for an afternoon at the movies! Most features are recent releases or popular classics. Admission is FREE; however, we do require pre-registration by the Monday prior to the movie. Show time is 1:30 p.m. Space is limited. Please call 427-6460 by the Monday prior to each movie to reserve your seat. Tuesday movies are sponsored by The Waters of Fort Wayne and Canterbury Health and Rehabilitation.

March 7                Elvis

March 21             Where the Crawdads Sing            

April 4                  Easter Sunday  

April 18                Ticket to Paradise           

May 2                   Father of the Bride (2002)

May 16                 The Swimmers


The Community Center Plants Produce in Raised Beds 

Yearly our raised beds are planted with nutritious produce. A nutritionist from the Purdue extension office teaches nutrition classes and shows us how to use the produce.  Pictures above show 
how to pick the herbs, Chinese cabbage, and spinach. 


Volunteer and Instructor Opportunities

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

We offer numerous opportunities for people of all ages to join our family of over 140 volunteers and become involved in Community Center programs and operations. As a Community Center volunteer, you will find satisfaction in being of service to the community, develop your interests, and make new acquaintances. You may choose to volunteer on a regular weekly schedule or on an occasional basis. Please call 427-6441 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. Examples of volunteer positions include:

Information Desk Staff

Volunteer and Paid Class Instructors

Computer Lab Assistants and Instructors

Daytime Experienced Tap Dancers

Volunteer Coordinator

Raised Garden Bed Helpers

Bingo Caller

Music Education

Fitness and Conditioning Coordinator

Craft Coordinators and Assistants

Special Event Helpers

Shuffle Board League Coordinator

Cleaning Assistants

Brain Teaser Leader




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