Events

I Am Garvey holding voter registration drive

I Am Garvey holding voter registration drive

| March 22, 2016

FORT WAYNE—I Am Garvey, a locally based community organization dedicated to helping empower the black community through presenting the principles of the late, great pan-Africanist Marcus Mosiah Garvey through education outreach, a film project and community projects such as an upcoming community agricultural cooperative, is currently in the midst of a voter registration drive. The […]

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USF School of Creative Arts offering youth classes for summer

USF School of Creative Arts offering youth classes for summer

| March 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The University of St. Francis School of Creative Arts is scheduled to offer a number of summer classes geared for young people. The include: • “Art in the Morning” summer art classes for children in grades one through eight. The “Art in the Morning” youth program is scheduled to run 9 a.m. to 11:30 […]

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‘Dr. Seuss on the Loose’ at Homestead High School, Waynedale Elementary School

‘Dr. Seuss on the Loose’ at Homestead High School, Waynedale Elementary School

| March 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—In celebration of Theodore Geisel’s (Dr. Seuss) March birthday, the Fort Wayne Youththeater’s Storybook cast is scheduled to perform “Dr. Seuss on the Loose” at two Project READS sites. At 4 p.m., March 22, Homestead High School’s Media Center is scheduled to be the location for the production. At 3:15 p.m., March 23, the […]

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IDAAC to host first state banquet

IDAAC to host first state banquet

| March 15, 2016

Submitted by Moneuc Conners, State IDAAC Event Chair CLARKSVILLE, Ind.—The State of Indiana African American Democratic Caucus (IDAAC) is scheduled to host a banquet with the them “Our Struggle Continues,” at 6 p.m., March 26 at the Tri County Shrine Club Located at 701 Potters Lane, Clarksville, Ind. The scheduled keynote speaker is Congressman André […]

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Spotlight on 2nd Annual My Brother’s Keeper/My Sister’s Keeper Lighthouse Scholarship Ball

Spotlight on 2nd Annual My Brother’s Keeper/My Sister’s Keeper Lighthouse Scholarship Ball

| March 2, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? A very lovely occasion happened in our fair city on Saturday, Feb. 20 and it was to celebrate the graduating class of MBK/MSK (My Brother’s Keeper/My Sister’s Keeper) and everyone in attendance looked so elegant and happy. It was so beautiful to witness it all because I love it […]

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Dr. Seuss on the loose at Timothy L  Johnson Academy

Dr. Seuss on the loose at Timothy L Johnson Academy

| February 27, 2016

FORT WAYNE—In celebration of Theodore Geisel’s (Dr. Seuss) birthday, the Fort Wayne Youththeater’s Storybook cast will present “Dr. Seuss on the Loose” at Timothy L Johnson Academy on Thursday, March 3. The celebration will include enactments of “The Lorax” “Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham” and will be offered for Project READS […]

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Get health ‘Back On Track’ with free class at McMillen Park Community Center

Get health ‘Back On Track’ with free class at McMillen Park Community Center

| February 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Transitional Health Inc. is scheduled to host  free seminar entitled “Back On Track,” from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., March 9 at  McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott St. Back on Track is a wellness class that helps people overcome nutritional and fitness setbacks. Participants will learn ways to work on: • Health related […]

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My Brother’s Keepers/My Sister’s Keepers to announce winners at Scholarship Ball

My Brother’s Keepers/My Sister’s Keepers to announce winners at Scholarship Ball

| February 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—To celebrate and support academic excellence, My Brother’s Keepers/My Sister’s Keepers Organization is scheduled to host its Second Annual Lighthouse Scholarship Ball at 6 p.m., Feb. 20 at the The Summit, 1027 W. Rudisill Boulevard. The ball will feature several prominent high school seniors who have academically excelled in the program and have pioneered […]

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F.O.H. Basketball Club, Renaissance Y, others collecting water for Flint

F.O.H. Basketball Club, Renaissance Y, others collecting water for Flint

| February 9, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The F.O.H. Nation Basketball Club and Renaissance Pointe YMCA, along with other community partners are collecting bottled water for the citizens of Flint, Mich. They invite the community to help by dropping of bottled water donations at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. For more information, call (260) 447-4567.

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Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

| February 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because we’re going to share a great deal of beauty that happened Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Grand Wayne Center for Dr. King’s Day. It all started at 8 a.m., with the eighth annual Breakfast with the Clergy […]

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