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Allen County Extension Office

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4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
260-481-6826 https://extension.purdue.edu/allen/pages/default.aspx

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January 2018

T-Shirt Quilt Workshop

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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Place those memorable t-shirts into a 9-block lap quilt throw as instructed by Janet Turnbow. BRING: 9 memorable t-shirts; 5 yards light-weight iron-on interfacing; 6 yards accent fabric; sewing machine; thread; scissors; tape measure; seam ripper; pins; etc. Mat, ruler, rotary cutter, iron and ironing boards will be available. This can be enlarged to fit twin, full, queen or king size beds with more blocks or reduced to pillow size. Class size will be limited to 12. Bring a sack…

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February 2018

Every BODY Needs to Move

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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We all know that being physically active is good for us, but not everyone can take part in activities such as walking, cycling and aerobics classes. If that is the case for you, but you want to keep active, then chair-based exercise (CBE) could be just what you’re looking for! Did you know that even a small amount of activity can be a tremendous boost to your well-being and can help you tone and strengthen your body? This program will…

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FUN WITH FIBER ARTS: INTRO TO DROP SPINDLING or DORSET BUTTONS

February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States

Both the Drop Spindle and Dorset buttons have a long history. Spindling dates back to the Neolithic period and Dorset buttons to 18th century, in Dorset England. Join Barbara Ruden and Heidi Williams to learn the beginning steps of these long appreciated fiber arts. Choose ONE of the two disciplines: Drop Spindling for $15 - includes the drop spindle to keep and a variety of fibers to practice with –OR- Dorset Buttons for $5 - includes rings and fiber for…

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March 2018

It’s Raining Cats & Dogs – Exploring Ways Animals Improve Our Health and Well-Being

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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According to the National Center for Health Research, the dominant reason human beings have fostered relationships with animals was, and continues to be, the desire for companionship. We’ll take a closer look at pets and see why they are often referred to as “man’s best friend” and we’ll focus on ways that animals can improve the health and well-being of their human companions. — Taught by Linda Curley, Health & Human Sciences Educator, Lake County. All programs are free and…

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SOAPS & LOTIONS MADE WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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We live in a toxic world, but it’s possible to control some of what goes into our bodies by making our own beauty products. Five make & take demonstrations available, NO limit; supplies provided: Solid Lotion Bars $4; Foaming Hand Soap $4; Old Fashioned Bar Soap $4; Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant (aluminum free) $5; Make Up  Remover/Face Wash Pads $3. Pre-registration is required as some class space is limited and the general public is invited to attend. Lesson reservations and fees must be…

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April 2018

DECORATING CUPCAKES & CAKES

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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Mindy Lambright of Country Kitchen will demonstrate the techniques to decorate cupcakes and cakes for any occasion. Sharpen your creative skills. Pre-registration is required as some class space is limited and the general public is invited to attend. Lesson reservations and fees must be made in advance. Registration forms are available at the Extension Office and on the web at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen. All programs are held at the Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue Fort Wayne, IN, 46815.…

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MAKING VANILLA & OTHER EXTRACTS

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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$5.00

Join Toni Murray to learn hands on, the art of making your own extracts from natural spices and herbs to enhance the flavors of your kitchen creations. All supplies will be provided. Class size limited to 20. FEE: $5.00. Pre-registration is required as some class space is limited and the general public is invited to attend. Lesson reservations and fees must be made in advance. Registration forms are available at the Extension Office and on the web at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen. All…

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Travel Indiana

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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As you think about your next vacation or weekend get-away, consider a stay-cation and stay close to home. This program will discuss sites to see, must eats, lodging, transportation and resources to plan your next Indiana vacation. — Taught by Cindy Barnett, Health & Human Sciences Educator, Whitley County All programs are free and open to the general public at the Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN. For questions, or special accommodations,…

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May 2018

HEALTHY HOMEMADE TEAS

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815 United States
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Homemaker Nadine Scholz and Master Gardener Kathy Lee explore the health benefits of herbal teas, what plants to grow and how to preserve them. Handouts and recipes will be provided. Pre-registration is required as some class space is limited and the general public is invited to attend. Lesson reservations and fees must be made in advance. Registration forms are available at the Extension Office and on the web at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen. All programs are held at the Extension Office on the…

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