Events

Father of Trayvon Martin to speak at local book launch

| February 19, 2014

FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 26, America and the world was set to commemorate the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, a 17-year old African American male who whose life was violently taken from him after being profiled, pursued, attacked, shot and killed as he walked home from a convenience store. In his commitment to transform tragedy […]

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City set for 3rd ‘Pinot and Prevention’ party

| February 19, 2014

American Heart Month continues in Fort Wayne with help from Cinda b FORT WAYNE—The American Heart Association is scheduled to host its third Annual “Pinot & Prevention” Party from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 20 at McMillen Center for Health Education to raise awareness of heart disease in women.   “Cardiovascular disease continues to […]

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Fort Wayne Housing Authority to open voucher waiting list March 12–14

Fort Wayne Housing Authority to open voucher waiting list March 12–14

| February 19, 2014

The FWHA is pleased to announce the opening of the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, previously known as Section 8.

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Canaan Baptist Church to celebrate 42nd anniversary

Canaan Baptist Church to celebrate 42nd anniversary

| February 13, 2014

Canaan Baptist Church, 827 East Fairfax Ave., is scheduled to celebrate their 42nd church anniversary at 3 p.m. Feb. 16. The pastor is Greg Rowland Sr.

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Gomez Temple AME Church to host ‘Looking for Love Brunch’

Gomez Temple AME Church to host ‘Looking for Love Brunch’

| February 13, 2014

Gomez Temple AME Church, 2551 S. Anthony Blvd., is scheduled host a “Looking for Love Brunch” on Feb. 15, with Minister Tamecula Gibson.

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Black history takes center stage at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Black history takes center stage at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

| February 11, 2014

“Reflecting the interests of all members of our community is not just a task on our to-do list, it’s a state of mind in our everyday work,” said Charles Shepard, FWMoA Executive Director.

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‘Breath of Freedom’ reveals untold black experience in WWII

‘Breath of Freedom’ reveals untold black experience in WWII

| February 10, 2014

Finding a “breath of freedom” in post-World War II Germany, African American soldiers experienced for the first time what it felt like to be treated as equals.

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Providence to celebrate with True Love

Providence to celebrate with True Love

| February 9, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Providence Missionary Baptist Church is invites the public to join them 5 p.m., Feb. 16 at True Love Missionary Baptist Church, 715 E. Wallace St., in a pre-anniversary celebration for Pastor Robert and Lady Maggie Bell of True Love MBC. The Rev. Richmond of Providence MBC is scheduled to deliver the message.

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Original production, ‘Bluecreek Washout’ at South Side Feb. 15

Original production, ‘Bluecreek Washout’ at South Side Feb. 15

| February 9, 2014

The public is invited to share in the life lessons in Bluecreek Washout, a play embellished with gospel music and comedy, Feb. 15 at South Side High School.

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Acoustic SpokenWord Café to open season at Wunderkammer

Acoustic SpokenWord Café to open season at Wunderkammer

| February 8, 2014

A trio of artists is scheduled to open the 2014 season of the Acoustic SpokenWord Café, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Feb. 15 at Wunderkammer Co., 3402 Fairfield Ave. Admission is $5.

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