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IPFW CAA Drama in Motion (Pre-K)

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Location: IPFW Community Arts Academy, Studio Theatre in Kettler Hall
Address:
2101 East Coliseum Blvd,
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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Get ready to immerse yourself in an exciting class that combines stories, movement, music and props! Students will use creative movement to bring characters from stories to life. They will learn to use their body as a tool for communication and will gain greater understanding of movement concepts such as space, level, focus, and balance. This class will build upon their creative skills and give them an outlet for self-expression. Each class will feature a different story told in many different ways. The adventures await! This class is led by IPFW graduate Gloria Minnich, a local actress and professional acting instructor. Pre-K: Tuesdays, March 3-31 5:45-6:30pm Five 45-minute sessions: $74 Studio Theatre in Kettler Hall Online registration available; to register by phone, call 260-481-6977.

AARP Chapter 187 Affordable Care Act Presentation

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Location: Community Foundation of Fort Wayne
Address:
555 East Wayne Street,
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Mary Haupert, President of Neighborhood Health Clinics Inc. in Fort Wayne, will present on some of the lesser known facets of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). She will describe the incentives and disincentives for hospitals under the ACA, along with criteria on how health care providers are graded under this Act. She will explain the ins and outs of the enrollment process and address other questions of interest from the audience. The public is welcome and encouraged to join in this educational opportunity.

Bishop Luers hosts 41st Annual Middle School Show Choir Invitational

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Location: Bishop Luers High Schiool
Address:
333 East Paulding Road ,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46816
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Come and see the premiere middle school completion in the Fort Wayne area...

Bishop Luers High School is honored to host six local middle schools to our competition on Froday, March 6 beginning at 6:00pm. Tickets: $5.00 at the door.

Natalie Grant & Danny Gokey In Concert

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Location: First Assembly of God
Address:
1400 W. Washington Ctr Rd,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825
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Natalie Grant is appearing in support of her Burn Bright Tour with special guest Danny Gokey.

Doors open at 6:45pm.

Ticket prices:

$11.00  Groups (10+)
$15.00  Advance  ($20 At Door)
$20.00  Artist Circle (reserved section closest to stage)
$25.00  VIP Experience  5:30-6:15pm (Includes: Q&A, Photo Op with Artists & early entry)

**Children 5 & under are free (except in Artist Circle & VIP)

Bishop Luers hosts 41st Annual Show Choir Invitational

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Location: Bishop Luers High Schiool
Address:
333 East Paulding Road,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46816
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Bishop Luers High School, host of the longest running show choir competition in the nation, will welcome show choirs from 16 high schools to its 41st annual competition on March 7.  Some of the most talented high school singers and dancers in the region will provide spectacular entertainment throughout the day and night.  Day competition begins at 9:00 AM and runs until 7:00 PM;  The evening competition begins at 8:00 PM.  Tickets are sold at the door.

Tickets: $10/ day show, $10/ evening show, $15/ all day.

MENSA Admissions Test

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Location: First Presbyterian Church, Fort Wayne
Address:
300 W Wayne St.,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
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There will be a MENSA admissions test taking place at First Presbyterian Church in Downtown Fort Wayne on Saturday, March 7. Registration begins at 9:30am, testing begins at at 10:00am. $40.00 and photo ID required; You must be age 14 or over. Walk-ins welcome, reservations or prior notification not necessary.

For more information call Dan Klopfenstein, 260-710-0030.

Hats Off To Reading With Dr. Suess!

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Location: Follett's I.P.F.W. Bookstore
Address:
2101 East Coliseum Blvd.,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
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SAVE THE DATE!!!

On Saturday, March 7th the IPFW Bookstore will be having a children’s reading event in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. We are inviting children from around the Fort Wayne area into the bookstore for fun and activities. There will be individuals from our community and from the IPFW campus reading in 5 – 1 hour sessions. This will be an all day event from 9AM to 5PM. Parents and children are encouraged to participate as long as they would like.

The reading session schedule will be: 

  • 1st session 9:30AM to 10:30AM
  • 2nd session 11:00AM to 12:00PM
  • 3rd session 12:30PM to 1:30PM
  • 4th session 2:00PM to 3:00PM
  • 5th session 3:30PM to 4:30PM.

Helen Frost, noted poet, will be reading on the 1st floor from "McElligot’s Pool"  and will have an activity for the children from 9:30AM to 10:30AM. She will be available after her reading session on the 2nd floor with her new book “Sweep Up the Sun” for signing and to talk to children about writing.

Dr. Lowell Madden will be presenting two Dr. Seuss Magic Shows; one from 10:30AM to 11:30AM and another from 12:00PM to 1:00PM.

We will also be offering free face painting, free photo opportunities with the Cat in the Hat, free caricatures, book making activity, box making activity, other free activities and fun events. Please add this date to your calendar and spread the word. We are hoping for a great event for kids all throughout the area!

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

IPFW CAA Raku Ceramics (Grades 9-12)

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Location: IPFW Community Arts Academy
Address:
2101 East Coliseum Blvd,
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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Raku is a traditional Japanese fast-fire ceramic technique that is expressive and dramatic. Ceramic ware is heated until glass becomes molten then pulled from the kiln red-hot and placed in a container of combustibles for reduction and cooling. Participants will be instructed on this historic process and will make projects that focus on basic hand building. Over the course of two sessions students will create a works that will be glazed and fired "raku." All tools and materials are provided; expect both to get dirty and have fun.

Participants' parents will be required to sign a Waiver, Release and Hold Harmless Agreement due the nature of this art. Class will be taught by IPFW associate faculty member Brandon Furniss. Mondays, March 9 and 16, 6 pm-9 pm (please note that this workshop consists of two sessions and does not take place on a Saturday) Visual Arts Building, Room 114 Two 3-hour sessions: Cost: $89, includes all supplies Online registration available; to register by phone, call 260-481-6977. Signup deadline: March 9, by 9:00pm.

The Old Crown Brass Band NABBA Preview Concert

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Location: Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Address:
• 2417 Getz Road,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
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The OLD CROWN BRASS BAND welcomes the North American Brass Band Championships to Fort Wayne.  900 brass and percussion performers from 28 bands throughout the United States and Canada will perform at the Embassy Theatre in downtown Fort Wayne on March 13th and 14th 2015. The Old Crown Brass Band will be one of the bands at this prestigious event. The band will present a preview concert on Monday, March 9, 7:00 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

The March 9th program features “Kingdom of Dragons” by Phillip Harper; “A Celtic Suite” by Phillip Sparke conducted by Dr. Dan Tembras, director of instrumental studies at IPFW. Also on the program is “Shenandoah” by Frank Tichelli and “ Espana Cani”.  The concert will also feature a 10-piece ensemble and a septet from the band.

The band is under the direction of T.J. Faur and Tony Alessandrini.

Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.

Career Development Expo

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Location: Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum
Address:
1600 South Wayne Street ,
Auburn, Indiana 46706
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DeKalb Chamber Partnership will host the 2015 Career Development and Job Expo on Thursday, March 12 from 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. The event will target high school students looking to explore careers and under- or unemployed adults looking to learn about advancing skills to meet current and upcoming needs in the workforce. Both students and adults are invited to talk with area employers and the education providers who can prepare them with the skills. Other continued learning opportunities will include resume critiques, mock interviews, and panel discussions! For more information, go to DeKalbCareers.com.

Ballet Magnificat presents Strategem, inspired by the Screwtape Letters

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Location: United States
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Salvation Army, 2901 N Clinton,
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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World renown Ballet Magnificat presents Strategem, their newest ballet, inspired by CS Lewis' Screwtape Letters on March 12, 2015 at Salvation Army, 2901 N Clinton, Fort Wayne, IN. Tickets are $12 + $2 handling. For more information, visit http://kineticrevelation.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/734932336620530

Markle Public Library Pi Day Celebration

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Location: Markle Branch Library
Address:
197 East Morse Street,
Markle, Indiana 46770
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Pi isn’t that delicious dessert often filled with fruit, chocolate, or nuts, but we think it’s just as great. Pi is the mathematical ratio of a circle’s circumference in relation to its diameter, and is often represented with either the Greek letter “π” or its full name “Pi”. While pi’s decimal point never ends, it’s often represented by a rounded decimal number, 3.14159. Every year, math and science lovers around the world celebrate Pi on March 14th, or 3/14 — pi to two decimal places. But this year takes it to the next two decimal points, making Pi Day 3/14/15 — the only time this century! To celebrate, the Huntington Library and Markle Branch will host themed celebratory parties for families of all ages!

The Markle Branch Library Pi Day Celebration takes place from 9:00am-12Noon on Saturday, March 14th at the Markle Branch at 197 East Morse Street, Markle. It will feature  Pin the Mustache on Einstein, math and science trivia, molecular paper crafts and circle-themed snacks.

The Huntington Library celebration will take place from 1:00pm-4:00pm on the same day, with a pie judging contest open to participants of all ages, Pin the Mustache on Einstein (because it’s his birthday, too), math and science trivia, molecular paper crafts and more. Circles will be the theme of the event, with pie, pizza, and other circular snacks available.

All activities are open for all ages, so both parties are family events. If you wish to enter the pie judging contest, please call the Reference Desk at 260-356-0824 to register. The Huntington Main Library is located at 255 West Park Drive, Huntington, and the Markle Branch at 197 East Morse Street, Markle.

Huntington Library Pi Day Celebration

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Location: Huntington City-Township Public Library
Address:
255 West Park Drive,
Huntington, Indiana 46750
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Pi isn’t that delicious dessert often filled with fruit, chocolate, or nuts, but we think it’s just as great. Pi is the mathematical ratio of a circle’s circumference in relation to its diameter, and is often represented with either the Greek letter “π” or its full name “Pi”. While pi’s decimal point never ends, it’s often represented by a rounded decimal number, 3.14159. Every year, math and science lovers around the world celebrate Pi on March 14th, or 3/14 — pi to two decimal places. But this year takes it to the next two decimal points, making Pi Day 3/14/15 — the only time this century! To celebrate, the Huntington Library and Markle Branch will host themed celebratory parties for families of all ages!

The Huntington Library Pi Day Celebration takes place from 1-4pm on Saturday, March 14th at the Main Library. It will feature a pie judging contest open to participants of all ages, Pin the Mustache on Einstein (because it’s his birthday, too), math and science trivia, molecular paper crafts and more. Circles will be the theme of the event, with pie, pizza, and other circular snacks available.

The Markle Branch celebration will take place from 9am-12noon on the same day, with Pin the Mustache on Einstein, math and science trivia, molecular paper crafts and circle-themed snacks.

All activities are open for all ages, so both parties are family events. If you wish to enter the pie judging contest, please call the Reference Desk at 260-356-0824 to register. The Huntington Main Library is located at 255 West Park Drive, Huntington, and the Markle Branch at 197 East Morse Street, Markle.

Happy Camper Roller Derby

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Location: Roller Dome South
Address:
4540 Bluffton Rd ,
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
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March 14th, 2015. The Happy Camper Rollergirls, a Ft. Wayne based co-ed roller derby team, battle the Lafayette Brawlin Dolls. This is the home season opener for the Happy Campers, and a family friendly all ages event. A roller derby bout lasts approximately 1 hour. Doors open at 6, game starts at 7 p.m. Adult tickets are $10, kids 15 and under are free.

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Description:

Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

International Women’s Day Celebration Event

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Location: Indiana Tech Law School
Address:
1600 E Washington Blvd,
Fort Wayne, In 46803
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The Zonta Club of Fort Wayne along with Indiana Tech Law School will host an International Women’s Day Celebration 19, March, 2015. The International Women’s Day theme is “Make It Happen: Celebrate Women’s Achievements Call for Greater Equality”. The event will be held at Indiana Tech Law School located at 1600 E Washington Blvd in Fort Wayne, Indiana from 5:30 p.m. until 7:15 p.m. and will be attended by Fort Wayne Zonta Club members and its partners including AAUW, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Center for Nonviolence, Cosmopolites Business & Professional Women’s Club, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Fort Wayne Urban League Guild, Fort Wayne League of Women Voters, It Is Well With My Soul, Fort Wayne Links, Inc., Quasi Inc., Stellar Women on the Move, the Women’s Lawyers Section of the Allen County Bar Association, and Sheekristyle Dance Academy. The event is also opened to the community-at-large. The evening activities include a presentation by the Queen’s African-American Literature and Arts Club (youth group), a panel discussion of culturally diverse professional women including Lanni Connelly, Owner of the Bookmark; Aretha Green, Director of Law Student Services, Indiana Tech Law School; Regina Frison-Jones, Co-founder Queen’s African-American Literature and Arts Club; Hedayeh Samavati, Ph.D., Professor Economics, Indiana University-Purdue University; and Myint Myint Than, Interpreter, English Language Learning Services, Fort Wayne Community Schools. There will also be opportunities to network with other women’s groups.

Appleseed Allemande

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Location: Town Life Center
Address:
603 Bond St.,
North Manchester, IN 46962
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The Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society invites you to our annual Appleseed Allemande, an all-day special contra dance event featuring local and out-of-town talent. This event will take place on Saturday, March 21, from 9:30 AM until 11:00 PM at the Town Life Center in North Manchester, IN. All workshops, dances, singing, and music events are participatory and newcomers are welcome. For schedule and registration information, please visit our website at http://www.contrafortwayne.org/ and click on the Appleseed Allemande link, or call (260) 244-1905.

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Description:

Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

Calvary United Methodist Church Spaghetti Dinner

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Location: Calvary United Methodist Church
Address:
6301 Winchester Rd.,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46819
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Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Rd, Fort Wayne, IN  46819 will have a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 11am-12:30pm.  Spaghetti with choice of 3 different sauces, salad, bread and drink will be served.  Cost: Adult $6, Child under 10 $3.  Proceeds to benefit church missions.  Contact 260-747-9218 for further information.

Ball State University Information Sessions for M.A. Degrees

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Location: Downtown Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Address:
900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46802,
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Parents, teachers and students: Ball State University Information Sessions for M.A. degrees in Adult & Community Education and in Executive Development for Public Service. This event will be held at the Main branch of the Allen County Public Library on Tuesday, March 24,  from 7:00-8:00 pm.​

Settlers’ History Tour/Lunch

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Location: The Swinney Homestead
Address:
1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
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Settlers, Inc. will host a History Tour of the Thomas and Lucy Swinney House and the Allen County Court House on Thursday, March 26; 10 am -2 pm.  The program, lead by educator Linda Huge, begins at the Swinney Homestead, 1424 West Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne.  Parking is free and the first floor of the house is handicap accessible.  Luncheon will be served at the Swinney House by Settler members.  Following lunch, guests will depart from the Swinney House and meet at the Allen County Courthouse, 715 S. Calhoun Street.  Fee $25.   Reservations are on a first come, first served, and payment must be received by March 19.  (260)-492-8584 .  Settlers, Inc. reserves the right to alter or cancel this event at any time.  Proceeds from this event support Fort Wayne’s Historic Swinney Homestead. www.settlersinc.org

GSP Volunteer Training

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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March 28; 9 a.m. – noon; free All volunteers, new and experienced, are encouraged to attend this training for an overview of the upcoming projects and exciting changes at the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site. Meet the Memorial Society board and learn how to make the biggest impact as a volunteer then get to know other GSP volunteers during a light lunch served at the end of training.

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Description:

Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Description:

Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Description:

Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Description:

Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

Wildflower Walk & Brunch

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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April 25; 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; $20 per person Reservations required by April 20 Enjoy a hearty brunch at the Carriage House and take a 30-45 minute interpretive walking tour through Gene’s woods and part of her formal or “Tame” gardens. See why she named her property “Wildflower Woods” and learn many of the old-fashioned common names for wildflowers used in her time. This event is rain or shine so please dress appropriately.

Registration opens for Camp Little Red Door

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Location: 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Address:
1801 North Meridian Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Description:

Little Red Door Cancer Agency is hosting Camp Little Red Door, a five-day summer camp for children with cancer. The camp will be held from June 21-26 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Ind.

Any child 8-18 years old with cancer or in remission living in Indiana is eligible to attend. One sibling/friend per patient is welcome to attend, if space allows. The camp is Indiana’s oldest camp for children with cancer. The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

 

The camp will include swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, camp fires, arts and crafts and more! An experienced medical staff will be onsite 24 hours a day. The Robert T. Grand Leadership Academy, open to previous campers at least 16 years-old, will be held June 19-21.

 

The cost is $25 per camper and $50 per sibling/friend. Financial assistance is available. You can download the application at www.littlereddoor.org/camp or call (317) 925-5595. The agency is located at 1801 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202.

 

As Indiana’s oldest cancer agency, Little Red Door helps underserved Hoosiers battling cancer, educates the public about cancer prevention and provides cancer screenings to uninsured people in central Indiana. For more information, visit www.littlereddoor.org.

2015 Statewide Home School Graduation

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Location: E. 91 Street Christian Church
Address:
6049 E. 91 Street ,
Indianapolis, IN 46250
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The 21st Annual Statewide Home School Graduation Ceremony is set for Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 2:00pm.  This event is open to all 2015 Home School Graduates. It will be in the Indianapolis area to make it more centrally located.

The ceremony, hosted at the East 91st Street Christian Church in Indianapolis, will feature Commencement Speaker Mr. Micah Clark, Executive Director, American Family Association of Indiana.

The ceremony includes:

  • Opportunity to compete for multiple scholarships
  • Opportunity to compete in the annual speech contest, 1st and 2nd place winners speak at graduation
  • Professional, well-planned ceremony
  • Professional music
  • Attractive facility, with plenty of room for guests (no limits on number of guests), plenty of free parking
  • Inspiring Graduation Commencement Address
  • Diploma, with your individual school name, presented in a professional holder
  • Graduation rose
  • Smoothly-run rehearsal that helps your family quickly feel comfortable with the process
  • A digital collage image of the graduating class - make as many copies as you'd like, no additional ordering required!
  • Free lunch for your graduate at the rehearsal lunch, with lunch for your other family members available for a nominal price
  • Personalized PowerPoint slide listing the graduate's interests, goals and next steps
  • PowerPoint preview (during prelude to the ceremony) that highlights scholarship and other award winners
  • Professional programs
  • Graduation cake at the rehearsal lunch
  • Congratulatory proclamations to the graduating class from prominent state and national politicians

Registration for this event is required; To register, visit http://indianahomeschooling.org/Graduation_Registration.html online.

Birding with Gene Field Trip - Northeast Indiana Spring Migration

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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May 16 (NE Indiana); $10 per person Join GSP Site Manager Dave Fox, well-known birder, on field trips to some of the best birding hot spots in the region! We’ll travel to Pigeon River and surrounding spots in Northeast Indiana during spring migration in May then head to Jasper-Pulaski to see the amazing Sandhill Crane migration in November. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from locations but carpooling is available. Additional details will be provided closer to the trips and advance registration is required.

Moonlit Garden Tour

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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June 27; 8 p.m.; $25 per person; reservations required by June 12; guests must be age 21 and older Enjoy an elegant evening under the moonlight at the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site. A perfect date night or girls night out, you’ll enjoy live music and local wines expertly paired with locally made cheeses and special chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert. This event benefits the maintenance and restoration of Gene’s gardens and grounds.

Indiana Master Naturalist Class

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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Indiana Master Naturalist Course Thursdays; July 9 – Sept. 3; 6 – 9 p.m.; $80 per person for class, field guides, test and certification; reservations required; space is limited Learn about Indiana’s natural history with this nine week course in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. For more information on the Indiana Master Naturalist program, visit www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/6321.htm or call the Site.

Star Gazing and Night Hike

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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July 18; 9 – 10:30 p.m.; $4 per person; guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian The Site’s naturalist will lead guests through Sower’s Woods to introduce them to the creatures of the night! Bats, owls, moths and other critters may make an appearance. Depending upon the clarity of the sky, star gazing will be available to identify major constellations, satellites and other celestial bodies by telescope thanks to Fort Wayne Astronomical Society. Bring binoculars for a closer view of the stars!

Chautauqua Days

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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Aug. 1 & 2; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; $5 per person Join us to celebrate Gene Stratton-Porter’s birthday with Chautauqua Days! Festival activities include tasty food, birthday cake, live music and other entertainment. Guests can also watch artisans at work, get an up-close look at classic automobiles and browse hand-crafted items from local vendors. Families will find crafts and games as well. An afternoon filled with family fun, learning and more. Additional festivities include a parade in Rome City on Saturday evening before the concert. Sunday starts with a church service on Boy Scout Island.

Wild Game Cookout

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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Sept. 12; 6 p.m.; $5 per person suggested donation Here’s your chance to sample wild game while learning more about local conservation efforts. Goose, deer, dove, alligator, antelope, bluegill, rabbit, crickets and squirrel have been on past menus! Conservation organizations and officers will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Stop by early in the event for the best selection of wild game. *All wild game used for the program has been donated by local hunters.

Owl-oween

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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Oct. 16 & 17; 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.; $4 per person This annual event is suitable for all ages and is more about the fun of Halloween – treats not tricks! At this event, you’ll learn about owls, bats, raccoons, snakes and other creatures of the night. Children are encouraged to attend in costume and enjoy treats at various stops along the way. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring a flashlight to guide your way! This is a rain or shine event.

Gene Stratton-Porter Autumn Tea

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
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Sept. 26; noon – 4 p.m.; $25 per person; reservations required by Sept. 18 Experience the elegance of days gone by at our annual autumn tea. Enjoy lovingly-baked delicacies such as savory snacks and sweets, a variety of teas and a guest speaker. Before tea time, take a guided tour of Gene’s Cabin and formal gardens. If you choose to wear your “tea-time best” make sure your attire includes appropriate walking shoes. Festive hats are part of our tradition!

Birding with Gene Field Trip - Sandhill Cranes

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Location: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
Address:
1205 Pleasant Point,
Rome City, Indiana 46784
Description:

Nov. 14 (JP); $10 per person Join GSP Site Manager Dave Fox, well-known birder, on field trips to some of the best birding hot spots in the region! We’ll travel to Pigeon River and surrounding spots in Northeast Indiana during spring migration in May then head to Jasper-Pulaski to see the amazing Sandhill Crane migration in November. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from locations but carpooling is available. Additional details will be provided closer to the trips and advance registration is required.