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THE AMISH COOK: Anticipating Adoption

Tonight, as I was getting ready for bed, I discovered that today was column day. You’d think after five years of writing, a person would not simply forget their assigned day for writing, but that's just what I did. Now here I am, in Jesse and Austin’s bedroom. Austin is sound asleep on the ...

June 15 event celebrates community through rivers, city’s native people

The public is invited to attend RiverDrums 2019, a free family friendly event to celebrate community through art honoring our rivers and the native people who lived here in a village called Kekionga. The event will be in the Allen County Main Library Theater on Saturday, June 15. The program ...

Tour old New Haven High School Saturday at ‘Bulldog Bash’

The Bulldog Bash is almost here! On Saturday, June 1, the building at 900 Prospect Ave. that served as New Haven High School from 1954 to 1977 and as a middle school since then will be open for tours between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., giving former students, faculty and others one last chance to ...

Lunch on the Square returns June 6

Lunch on the Square is back. The weekly concerts will take place Thursdays in June, July and August from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The events will again be at Freimann Square and the Arts Campus Fort Wayne with live music enjoy outside during lunch. The weekly event kicks off June 6 with the ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria Talks About the Amish

Editor's Note: I really liked this column from Gloria, because she accurately illustrates the vast variety of views within the Amish church. As a general rule, there is a "spectrum" that on one end you have the most cponservative Amish, the Nebraska (who don't really live in Nebraska) ...

Foghat to play the Clyde Aug. 1

English rock band Foghat will perform at Fort Wayne's Clyde Theatre Aug. 1. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Reserved seating tickets go on sale Friday, May 24, for $39, $45, $55 and $65. Foghat is known for its energetic live performances, use of the electric slide ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria ‘spreads’ cheer

So here we are, another week has come and gone. Wherever we are, there are appointments to be met and projects to be done. Life is full of them. Days blend into years and life keeps ticking onward. There are highlights, then also things we dread and even procrastinate about, simply because we ...

Fort Wayne Ballet to present showcase May 23

The Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet will hold its annual end-of-the-year academy showcase on Thursday, May 23, with the Primary Showcase at 6 p.m. and the Secondary Showcase at 8 p.m. at the Arts United Center in downtown Fort Wayne. This performance concludes the Auer Academy’s school ...

Carroll High School Fine Arts Night is Wednesday

Carroll High School will host its Fine Arts Night Wednesday, May 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring the work of senior class members. The arts on display will occupy Carroll’s auxiliary gym, and the commons with senior art displays in the alumni gym. Various soloist, group instrumental, ...

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 ...