What's Up! Wells County

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

What's Up! Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Fort Wayne Ice Rink open at Headwaters Park
Outdoor ice skating is now offered at Fort Wayne’s Headwaters Park and will continue with hours through March 1.
Admission is $3 for those 13 and under, $5 for those 14 and over with a $2 charge for skate rental. There is no admission for spectators and parking is free.
Hours will vary. On Nov. 26 the hours will be from 1 to 10 p.m. during the Night of Lights celebration in downtown Fort Wayne.

Set 2015 Fitness Goals
Set 2015 fitness goals! Sign up with the Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department and commit now.  Online registration is open for the following events:
Feb. 7th: Chilly Chili Run - http://raceroster.com/events/2015/4025/chilly-chili.
May 17: Bike Bluffton - http://raceroster.com/events/2015/4075/bike-bluffton.
June 11: Chicks Run - http://raceroster.com/events/2015/4076/chicks-run.
June 27: Bluffton Mud - http://raceroster.com/…/bluffton-mud-rough-and-muddy-5k-tra.
Aug. 9: TRI Bluffton - http://raceroster.com/events/2015/4130/tri-bluffton
Also download registration forms from the city websitewww.blufftonindiana.net (click Parks button) 

Watercolor art at Van Wert gallery begins Jan. 24
The Wassenberg Art Center in Van Wert, Ohio will host the 147th Annual International Traveling Exhibit of the American Watercolor Society, beginning on Saturday, Jan. 24.
Forty paintings were selected for the traveling show that will have an open house on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. 
Other viewing hours will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. 
The Wassenberg Art Center is located at 214 South Washington St. in Van Wert. More information at hope@wassenbergartcenter.org

FW Youtheatre’s next production Feb. 6-8
 “The Kid from Kokomo: the Ryan White Story” will be the next production by Fort Wayne’s Youtheatre on Feb. 6 & 7, at the Black Box  Theatre at Auer Center in Fort Wayne.
The Friday, Feb. 6, performance will begin at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 8, at 2 p.m.
To arrange for tickets that range in price from $7 to $15 call 260-422-4226 or go to Tickets.arrtstix.org

Bible College begins Feb. 10

Bluffton Bible College two year associate degree program accepting applications for spring semester. School begins Feb. 10. Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. $300 per semester. Scholarships available. Dr. N.J. Pagano: 260-827-7138. (Pd. Advt.)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

What's Up! Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2014

Black comedy next for FW’s Arena Theatre Jan. 23-Feb. 7
“The Smell of the Kill” will be the black comedy to be presented at the Fort Wayne Arena Dinner Theatre Jan. 23 to Feb. 7. The production is rated for mature audiences as it tells the tale of three malicious wives, three miserable husbands and three failing marriages.
It will be presented the Friday and Saturdays of Jan. 23-24, Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 6-7, at 8 p.m. each evening. Dinner before the show begins at 7 p.m. Dinner and show is $35. For more information and reservations call 26-424-5622. 

The theatre is located at 719 Rockhlll St. in Fort Wayne.

Monday, January 19, 2015

What's Up! Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Legion  Auxiliary sending care packages to troops
A project collecting and mailing donated items to overseas troops is currently underway through the efforts of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 111. 
In the main hallway of Post 111 is a table with lists of suggested items and a collection box. Anyone wishing to support this project may do so by dropping off items at the Legion Tuesday through Saturday from 11a.m. to 7 p.m.
Deadline is Jan. 28. After the deadline auxiliary members will sort, pack and mail to the troops.

Senior Citizens Dinner Feb. 11
New Hope Lutheran Church, located on the south edge of Ossian, will host a quarterly Senior Citizens Dinner Thursday, Feb. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The event is for those age 55 or older.
Ed Higgins will lead a sing-a-long and Darlene Hackett will play a hammered dulcimer.
A free will offering will be taken. To reserve a spot call 260-622-7954 by Monday, Feb. 2.