As a public service to area churches and Christian organizations, WFRN sets aside a certain amount of time (and this webspace) for announcements of events which are of interest to all our listeners. The catagories are:
1. Church Events: This is a free event where a free-will offering may be taken
2. Community Events: This is a free event with no ticket charge. It may be a fund raiser with the proceeds going to a project within the community.
3. Community Service: Programs and services for which there is no charge for participation, such as homeless shelters, pregnancy centers, etc.
Information should arrive at WFRN at least two weeks prior to the event date. Send them to: WFRN, Box 307, Elkhart, IN 46515 or by fax to 574-875-6662 or by email to events@wfrn.com . Note: Not all events submitted will be used. Please check out our Concerts & Events listing for advertised concerts and events.

March 02, 2017
The Elkhart Valley Church of he Brethren will begin providing a free hot, community meal every Thursday from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. beginning March 2, 2017. The meal will be served in their cabin located on their property at 24955 County Road 24(across from Concord JR High School), Elkhart, IN 46517. For more information call 574-875-5802.

June 14, 2017
“Hoosier Hills Food Banks will host the 34th Annual Bloomington Community Book Fair October 5th-10th at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. HHFB has collected over 80,000 items including books, CD’s, DVD’s, LP records, games and puzzles. Last year, approximately 4,000 people visited the event. Interested in volunteering? Sign up at hhfoodbank.org.”

June 25, 2017
Goshen First United Methodist Church-Life Center campus, 1212 W. Plymouth Avenue, Goshen, VBS-“Galactic Starveyors”, June 25 through June 28 from 6-8pm. Wednesday night, June 28, we invite your whole family for our closing “ceremony” followed by a fun-for-all! Mark your calendar now. For more information, contact Aimee Brinson at 574-533-9518 Ext. 104 or email aimeebrinson@goshenfirstumc.org

June 25, 2017
Operation Arctic Vacation Bible School, Peru Grace Brethren Church, 430 South Broadway, Peru, IN. starts June 25-29 at 6:00-8:30 p.m. Children pre-K (age 4) to going into 7th grade! No early registration required. Church phone: 765-473-3881

June 26, 2017
2017 Joint Fiesta VBS with Deer Creek Presbyterian, Faith Lutheran and Center United Methodist churches, hosted by Deer Creek Presbyterian, 4450 N. SR 29, Camden, (located IN Deer Creek). June 26 - 30, 6p-8p (registration starting at 5:30 on Mon., June 26). A light meal will be provided each night. Come have a 'Fiesta' Good Time praising the Lord!

June 26, 2017
June 26, 2017: Northway Church of Christ, 19525 Auten Rd., South Bend, "SonQuest Rainforest VBS" will be held from 6-8 p.m. June 26-30. Children will learn about God's love and growing in Christian faith through five parables of Jesus. VBS is free and open to children 4 years old through those who just completed sixth grade. Pre-registration is available, but not required, and children are welcome to join mid-week. For more information, call 574-309-4262.

June 26, 2017
Vacation Bible School Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 11:30 AM June 26 - 30 Age 3 - Grade 8 You’re invited to Build on the Rock at Vacation Bible School. We’ll learn how to build our lives on the solid foundation of God’s Word. Call 574-229-1356 for more information and to register. Peace Lutheran Church 16791 Cleveland Road Granger, IN 46530

June 27, 2017
Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Indiana University, Kresge Auditorium, 2300 S. Washington, Kokomo beginning at 7pm. Guest speaker Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker will present “Indiana Amish Quilts”. Anyone interested in quilts or quilting is welcome to be our guest. For additional information please call 765-319-7869.

July 01, 2017
Freewill offering breakfast Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 7 am - 10 am at Mexico Baptist Church located at 4088 North Carroll Street, Mexico, IN 46958. Sponsored by American Baptist Women will all proceeds donated to missions. Come join us for biscuits & gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, fried mush, pancakes, donuts, fruit, coffee, milk & juice and support a great ministry.

July 04, 2017
"The annual Flora First Christian Gospel Fest will be held at the Flora Community Park on July 4th from 6 pm until dark with fireworks to follow! Come enjoy contemporary Christian music, the community atmosphere, and Lions Club ice cream! This year, our spectacular lineup includes Malachi Jaggers, the Frye Family Band, and Jordan Bennett! Also this year, introducing Angie Denmark and Kris Seward! The Flora Community Park is located just off of State Road 18 on the east side of Flora."

July 08, 2017
NEIGHBORFEST, where neighbors become friends! Join us Saturday July 8th at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 95 W. State Street, Coldwater, MI., from 10 am - 3 pm. Family-friendly games, crafts, live music and much more. Lunch served from 11 am - 2 pm...FREE. For more details visit StPaulColdwater.com. Hope to see you there!!

July 10, 2017
The American Cancer Society offers a FREE 2-hour workshop for women who are going through cancer treatments. Participants will learn simple beauty techniques for skin & nail care, makeup application, and techniques for managing hair loss Participants will also receive a complimentary bag of makeup to use in the session and at home. Elkhart General Hospital will be hosting July 10,2017–5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Anyone interested may contact the American Cancer Society @ 1-877-499-4673 to register.

July 16, 2017
Jamestown United Methodist Church, 59218 CR 3, Elkhart is offering "Maker Fun Factory" from July 16th-20th starting at 6pm. This event is open to children entering pre-school through 5th grade. Come join us & see why God creates us for a purpose! For more information call 574-293-3905 or visit jamestownumc.org

July 24, 2017
Bethlehem Baptist Church of Rochester invites children (ages 5 to 12) to attend Vacation Bible School. This VBS is co-sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship of North Central Indiana, and it will be held from July 24-28 (Monday through Friday) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.Bethlehem Baptist Church is located near Rochester at 3516 N 650 E. For more information, call David Bruemmer at (574) 377-4377 or Sarah Purkey at 574-223-2708

August 04, 2017
LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity 22nd Annual Benefit Auction. This one-day event includes an auction of hand-made furniture and quilts, antiques, tools, gift certificates, and miscellaneous items. Food items include a haystack supper, sandwich line, homemade ice cream, bake sale, fried pies, and 4-H beef and pork. Friday, August 4, 2017 Shipshewana Auction Barn, 345 S. Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565. Auction begins at 3:30; haystack supper begins at 4:00; quilt auction begins at 5:00.

September 02, 2017
The Window, Inc. is having their 2nd Annual Outrunning Hunger 5K Run/Walk & Family Fun Mile fundraiser Saturday, September 2 at Shanklin Park beginning at 8:00 am. This is a fundraiser to help support The Window’s programs. Learn more about the event and register at thewindowofgoshen.com

October 05, 2017
“Hoosier Hills Food Banks will host the 34th Annual Bloomington Community Book Fair October 5th-10th at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. HHFB has collected over 80,000 items including books, CD’s, DVD’s, LP records, games and puzzles. Last year, approximately 4,000 people visited the event. Interested in volunteering? Sign up at hhfoodbank.org.”

November 06, 2017
The American Cancer Society offers a FREE 2-hour workshop for women who are going through cancer treatments. Participants will learn simple beauty techniques for skin & nail care, makeup application, and techniques for managing hair loss Participants will also receive a complimentary bag of makeup to use in the session and at home. Elkhart General Hospital will be hosting Nov 6,2017–10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Anyone interested may contact the American Cancer Society @ 1-877-499-4673 to register.

 


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