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THE AMISH COOK: : Yoder’s Savory Strawberry Soup

After an extraordinary amount of rain this spring I just relish these sunny days. Not only do I enjoy them; the children simply thrive on being outdoors. Green grass, mud puddles and wildflower bouquets are all a big part of the moments that make up our days. As for the mud puddles, even ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria’s spring mushrooms

As a very young girl, I recall my dad taking us children mushroom hunting. It was a highlight for all of us. I remember once when we as a family all went on a trek in the woods, 1-year-old Jeriah stood pointing at a mushroom which the adults and other children had missed. He just stood there ...

Fort Wayne Ballet to perform May 17, 18 and 24

Fort Wayne Ballet will hold its annual in-studio performance, Progressions, on Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. andSaturday, May 18 at 7 p.m. in the Fort Wayne Ballet Studios located in the Auer Center for Arts & Culture, 300 E. Main St. Progressions will be a celebration of all forms of dance, ...

Historians will discuss presidential leadership at library May 16

The Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana will host its annual Rolland Lecture on Thursday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in the Main Library’s Theater. This year’s event, sponsored by Lupke Insurance, will feature two award-winning scholars leading a conversation on presidential leadership. ...

Maennerchor/Damenchor celebrates 150 years with a variety of events

The Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor is "Celebrating its 150th year of German Culture through Song" this year. Throughout the years the Maennerchor/Damenchor has presented free concerts featuring traditional German songs in the German language. It also serves German foods at periodic dinners ...

Vincent Village Art Show Saturday

Vincent Village Inc. will showcase art work that children living in its two transitional housing programs have created as part of their therapeutic services programming. Twenty-seven children, whose families have experienced homelessness, participated in painting the 20 paintings and four ...

Foellinger Theatre ticket office now open

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation has announced new box office hours for the Foellinger Theatre. Customers interested in purchasing tickets for Foellinger concerts can visit the box office at 3411 Sherman Blvd., next to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in Franke Park. The box office is open ...

ARCH tour will showcase historic Forest Park neighborhood June 29

Historic preservation group ARCH will showcase the historic Forest Park neighborhood during its 2019 Historic Home & Garden Tour, which will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Proceeds will be shared by ARCH and the Forest Park Boulevard Neighborhood Association, tour co-sponsors. ...

Foellinger Theatre announces summer concert schedule

The Foellinger Theatre's 2019 Summer Concert Series lineup features such names as Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Collective Soul and Loverboy. “The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department continues to provide our residents and visitors with excellent entertainment offerings,” Mayor ...

THE AMISH COOK: Grilling with the Yoders

The house is quiet, yes the children are all tucked into bed, sleep will wait for me. I just had to give you a quick invitation to join us as we enjoy dinner with the Lehman family. Everyone in our church has a special place in our hearts; the Lehmans are no exception. The Nathan Lehman ...

Melissa Etheridge to perform at the Clyde Theatre June 19

Melissa Etheridge will perform at the Clyde Theatre on Wednesday, June 19, at 7 p.m. Her new album, “The Medicine Show,”, was released on April 12. Etheridge's critically acclaimed debut album was certified double platinum, and her popularity was built around such songs as “Bring Me ...

Rescue Mission preparing Easter Meal

This Sunday, April 21, The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission will host its annual Easter Meal. Staff members at the Mission are preparing to serve more than 2,000 meals, and anyone in need of a meal is welcome. The free meal is open to the public at The Rescue Mission, 301 W. Superior St. and will be ...

Changes in historic preservation topic of April 27 ARCH lecture

History doesn’t change, but how people work to preserve history does. ARCH’s April 27 Fun & Free Lecture Series event will address that topic with “Preservation Tomorrow.” The lecture begins at 11 a.m. April 27 at the downtown Allen County Public Library in Meeting Room B. ...

Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss to perform at Coliseum Aug. 5

Country music legend Willie Nelson and 27-time Grammy sensation Alison Krauss will perform at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum on Monday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 12, at 10 a.m. at the Coliseum ticket office, www.ticketmaster.com and via the TM Mobile App. ...

Community Band to perform May 10

The Fort Wayne Area Community Band will present its concert Tuesday, May 10, at the John & Ruth Rhinehart Music Center on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus at 7:30 p.m. Free parking is available in the garage across from the Music Center. Conducted by Dr. Scott Humphries and David Blackwell, ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria springs into salad

Ah, this Spring weather gets me going. I can't wait to start planting the garden. Daniel plowed our garden plot a couple days ago in hopes to have it dry out faster. Digging deeper by plowing also helps some of those buried nutrients get closer to the surface where the plants will take be ...

Historic Fort Wayne to host free public event May 4 and 5

Have you ever wanted to talk with Dr. Benjamin Franklin? Do you know what weapons the army in the medieval era used? What were the French Settlers like when they inhabited this area? Historical re-enactors representing times from the early Vikings through the WWII converge on Fort Wayne’s ...

THE AMISH COOK: All is grape at the Yoder’s

Today is one of those special days that makes me want to hang around Daniel as much as possible. It’s our wedding anniversary. Nine years ago we were both just bursting with joy, the vows of loving and caring for each other had been exchanged. Next came the long-awaited moment, as Grandpa ...

New restaurant at Clyde Theater now open for dinner; more coming

A restaurant and bar at the renovated Clyde Theater will offer a new dining experience in a contemporary setting. The Club Room at The Clyde will provide lunch, dinner, late night and Sunday brunch options, cocktails and live entertainment. Located at 1806 Bluffton Road, The Club Room ...

Apartment Association announces 2018 awards

Two local professionals from the multi-family housing industry won the top awards at the 2018 Summit Celebration of the Apartment Association of Fort Wayne-NE Indiana, Inc. (AAFW-NEI). Sandy Bridges from Bridges Property Management was named the 2018 Sharon K. Hauser Property Manager of the ...