Events

2016 MLK Club Clergy of the Year; clergy inspirational speaker

2016 MLK Club Clergy of the Year; clergy inspirational speaker

| January 6, 2016

Pastor Anthony Payton, Pastor Robert Bell at forefront of MLK event Courtesy of the MLK Club Board of Directors FORT WAYNE—The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther […]

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I Am Garvey event draws community together

I Am Garvey event draws community together

| January 2, 2016

                [I Am Garvey event photos by Erma Belt] FORT WAYNE—Scores of folk gathered at the Weisser Park Community Center Dec. 27 to celebrate and to help reinvigorate the liberating message of the visionary messenger Marcus Mosiah Garvey during a special unity and economic development event sponsored by […]

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University of St. Francis offering chance to participate in MLK Day activities

University of St. Francis offering chance to participate in MLK Day activities

| December 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—While many schools and businesses in the area are taking the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday off as a holiday, the University of Saint Francis, in partnership with the YWCA, will take a different approach. Paying tribute to Dr. King through “A Day On, Not a Day Off” and a panel discussion […]

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31st Annual MLK Club Unity Day guest speaker, Breakfast with the Clergy set forJan. 18, 2016

31st Annual MLK Club Unity Day guest speaker, Breakfast with the Clergy set forJan. 18, 2016

| December 23, 2015

Courtesy of MLK Club Board members FORT WAYNE—The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to promote education, literacy, ethnic and cultural diversity. The organization’s […]

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Police Chief Hamilton announces return of Holiday Cab

Police Chief Hamilton announces return of Holiday Cab

| December 23, 2015

Program provides free cab service for 28th year FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police Chief Garry Hamilton recently joined with Holiday Cab to announce the return of the program that provides free cab rides home to impaired drivers during the holiday season.  In its 28th year of service, the Holiday Cab program runs from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. each […]

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I Am Garvey Inc.: Visionary organization set to host unity, development event

I Am Garvey Inc.: Visionary organization set to host unity, development event

| December 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—I Am Garvey Inc. is scheduled to host a unity and economic development event from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 27 at Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St. Established in March 2015, I Am Garvey Inc. is an organization dedicated to producing a full length feature film on the life and legacy […]

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Fort Wayne Youtheatre set to present holiday production

Fort Wayne Youtheatre set to present holiday production

| December 9, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Youtheatre is scheduled to present “Holidaze; A Survivor’s Guide for the Season!” two weekends in December at First Presbyterian Theatre. This musical revue takes audience through the pageantry, the shopping, the family gatherings and all the seasonal madness from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Sing along and laugh as the production journeys through the […]

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MLK, Jr. Club Inc. 19th Annual ‘Santa On Tour’ at Renaissance Pointe YMCA

MLK, Jr. Club Inc. 19th Annual ‘Santa On Tour’ at Renaissance Pointe YMCA

| December 1, 2015

Courtesy of the MLK Jr. Club Inc. Board FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the 2015 Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 19th Annual “Santa On Tour” and Trolley Ride on Dec. 12. The event will commence at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on 2323 Bowser Ave., from 12 p.m. to 2 […]

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MLK Day of Service: ‘What are you doing for others?

MLK Day of Service: ‘What are you doing for others?

| November 25, 2015

By Sheila Curry-Campbell FORT WAYNE—Councilman Glynn Hines is seeking nominations for the “Just Say YES Awards” which is scheduled to be presented during the second Annual Youth Empowerment Seminar, MLK Day celebration at the McMillen Park Community Center on Jan. 16, 2016. The awards are presented annually to youth/teens who, in the spirit of King’s […]

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UPCOMING LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT

UPCOMING LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT

| November 16, 2015

Main Street Bistro & Martini Lounge, 200 E. Main St. • Nov. 18—Ken Preston & Linda Kummernuss, acoustic guitar and harmonica, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. No cover. • Nov. 25—Secret Mezzanine, acoustic music, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.. No cover.

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