Events

6th Annual South Side Fest to celebrate positive changes on the city’s south side

6th Annual South Side Fest to celebrate positive changes on the city’s south side

| June 25, 2015

FORT WAYNE–On June 27, The Rescue Mission is scheduled to partner with area businesses and organizations to participate in Fort Wayne’s 6th Annual South Side Fest. Last year, The Rescue Mission launched its “Real Change, Not Spare Change” initiative at South Side Fest. The campaign is designed to help the community find ways to help […]

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Jr. Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club to host Jazz Brunch

Jr. Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club to host Jazz Brunch

| June 23, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Junior Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club, (JLJBCC), a member of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, (NACWC). invites the public to its 6th Annual Soul Food & Jazz Brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 27 at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 East Wayne St. The featured speaker is Mrs. […]

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18th Annual Fishing Derby draws more than 300 to central city reservoir

18th Annual Fishing Derby draws more than 300 to central city reservoir

| June 19, 2015

By Willie Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated More than 300 children and adults enjoyed great weather and a great day of fishing, friendship, food, and fun. The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club sponsored its 18th Annual Fishing Derby onJune 6 at Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park. Club members were kept busy helping children land and weigh […]

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9th Annual ALR Motorcycle Rally highlights

9th Annual ALR Motorcycle Rally highlights

| June 18, 2015

By Bennie Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE–Varying some of the activities traditionally offered at our annual rally for new events helped to enhance participation and attendance our most recent annual American Legion Riders Motorcycle Rally. The theme of this year’s rally was “All Things Bikes & Safety” which focused more on the safety […]

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Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE–The Voices of Unity Youth Choir, directed by Marshall White, is scheduled to pay tribute to the amazing legends of blues and jazz in two great shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., June 27 at the Arts United Center located at 303 E Main St. Fort Wayne. The choir will pay tribute to […]

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Howard U. professor to present Juneteenth lecture at ACPL

Howard U. professor to present Juneteenth lecture at ACPL

| June 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Dr. Edna Greene Medford, professor of history at Howard University, is scheduled to present a lecture celebrating the sesquicentennial of Juneteenth at 7 p.m., June 19 in the Theater of the Main Branch of the Allen County Public Library. The event is free and open to the public. Dr. Medford teaches courses on African […]

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Young men display commitment to children with Father’s Day picnic

Young men display commitment to children with Father’s Day picnic

| June 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Don’t believe the negative hype. While much of the outside media seems fond of publishing stories about the plight of black children and the supposed  lack of fathers in their lives, some in the city want to set the record straight. From 12 noon to 5 p.m., June 13, a group of  young black […]

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Bully Reunion II set for Allen County Fairgrounds

Bully Reunion II set for Allen County Fairgrounds

| June 3, 2015 | Reply

By Chasiti Falls Come one come all to the canine event of the summer. The Bully Reunion Part II is going down June 13, at the Allen County Fairgrounds/Allen County Fair, 2726 Carroll Road.. Last year was the first year that True Blue King Kennel and Family Affair Bullies brought such an event to the […]

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Fishing Derby set for 18th year

Fishing Derby set for 18th year

| June 2, 2015 | Reply

By Willie E. Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club is scheduled to present the 18th Annual Fishing Derby from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 6 at the Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park Pond. Children ages 12 through 16 and under and senior citizens age 65 and older may fish free. Children under 12 must be […]

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Got ‘the Bug’

Got ‘the Bug’

| June 1, 2015

By Victoria Duke Now that spring has arrived, do you find yourself turning your head every time a motorcycle passes you on the road?  If so, you have “the bug.”  But, you probably have more than 10 excuses why you have not taken the plunge to adopt the hobby. For example, you probably came up with […]

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