Events

Colorful Women: Adult Coloring Book Group of Fort Wayne to host April event

Colorful Women: Adult Coloring Book Group of Fort Wayne to host April event

| March 29, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Colorful Women: Adult Coloring Book Group of Fort Wayne is scheduled to host its first coloring book workshop and art exhibit from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., April 23 at the Holiday Inn at IPFW and the Coliseum located at 4111 Paul Shaffer Drive. Sponsored by The Sound Digital Radio.com and Quasi Inc., […]

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ACLP offers April programs for youth

ACLP offers April programs for youth

| March 29, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Public Library’s Department of Children’s Services has scheduled a number of activities for April at the library’s downtown branch at 900 Library Plaza. The activities include: • Storytime for Preschools, Daycares & Other Groups—9:30 a.m., April 6, April 13, April 20 and April 27. Thirty minutes of theme-based stories, fingerplays, early […]

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WorkOne Northeast in Allen hosts transition seminar for veterans

WorkOne Northeast in Allen hosts transition seminar for veterans

| March 29, 2016

Courtesy of Rick Farrant Director of Communications, Northeast Indiana Works FORT WAYNE—Operation: Job Ready Veterans is scheduled to conduct a five-day seminar, April 11 through April 15, at the WorkOne Northeast career center in Allen County to assist veterans in transitioning to the civilian workforce. The free sessions, which are also open to eligible spouses […]

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Save Maumee’s 11th Annual Earth Day set

Save Maumee’s 11th Annual Earth Day set

| March 24, 2016

Local group to clean litter from river—again FORT WAYNE—On Sunday, April 17, local citizens are scheduled to band together during Save Maumee Grassroots Organization’s 11th annual Earth Day celebration to plant 390 trees and tackle litter along the Maumee River. This event will help to reforest the banks of the Maumee River in Fort Wayne, […]

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Second Black Church/HIV gathering highlights HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Second Black Church/HIV gathering highlights HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| March 22, 2016

Courtesy of Linda Brooks NAACP No. 3049 FORT WAYNE—NAACP Fort Wayne & Allen County Branch No. 3049 collaborated with Step Up To Fitness Inc., to bring continued awareness, prevention and education on National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, March 10 hosted The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative, Women & Girls HIV/Exposition/Forum […]

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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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