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.

July 30, 2015
St. Patrick's County Park (50651 Laurel Rd, South Bend) is holding Outdoor Adventures Day Camp for children ages 11-13 through Friday, July 31. This Amazing Race Challenge group will fish, canoe, and enjoy an overnight campout! For more information, or to request registration materials, please call 574-654-3155, or visit www.sjcparks.org.

July 31, 2015
St. Patrick's County Park (50651 Laurel Rd, South Bend) is holding Outdoor Adventures Day Camp for children ages 11-13 through Friday, July 31. This Amazing Race Challenge group will fish, canoe, and enjoy an overnight campout! For more information, or to request registration materials, please call 574-654-3155, or visit www.sjcparks.org.

August 01, 2015
Allies for Greyhounds be at Concord Mall (3701 Main St, Elkhart) from 11-3pm. Meet wonderful, adoptable greyhounds along with Allies volunteers and their personal hounds. If you are looking to adopt or know somebody that is, this will be a great time to meet several hounds in one place. Don't miss out on this special opportunity! For more information visit, www.afgwm.org or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alliesforgreyhounds.

August 01, 2015
Cobus Creek County Park, (30680 C.R. 8, Elkhart) is the site of the first annual Cobus Creek Festival from 10am-2pm. Fun! Food! Interactive Science & Environmental Booths! Duck Race in the creek! Facepainting! Plant sale! Fishing demos! Fishing instruction for kids! Scavenger Hunt! Parking is limited ~ please carpool or plan to bike in if you can.

August 01, 2015
Tickets are on sale now- August 28th for the LIFE Center’s annual Banquet, coming Thursday September 10th at the Honeywell center in the Legacy Hall, down town Wabash Indiana. Doors open at 6:00 pm. This years theme is ‘Be a HERO for LIFE’ ( Super Hero’s) and will feature guest speaker/comedian Brad Stine. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at LIFE Center or from LIFE Center staff and board members. For more information please contact LIFE Center at 260-563-7275.

August 02, 2015
Osceola Grace Brethren Church (58343 Apple Rd, Osceola) is holding their Back-to-School Bash from 1-3pm. This Community Outreach event features a FREE carnival, food, child haircuts, Healthworks Hummer, horse rides, Bounce house, Police/fire depts., prize drawings, Tanya Crevier-professional basketball handler, and more! 350 backpacks filled with school supplies will be given to K-8th grade students who are present. Call 574-674-5918 for more info.

August 03, 2015
Weather Permitting the City of Elkhart Street Department will close the following streets for milling from 7:00 am. to 5:00 pm. Cemetery Street from Goshen Avenue to James Street and the Rice Cemetery. interior roads

August 04, 2015
Weather Permitting the City of Elkhart Street Department will close the following streets for milling from 7:00 am. to 5:00 pm. a. Detoured ( East Beardsley Avenue from Cassopolis Street to Johnson Street) b. Howard Street from East Beardsley to Baldwin Street

August 04, 2015
Concord Mall (3701 Main St, Elkhart) will host the Cruise In and Car Show by Fast Eddie's Kroozin' USA Car Shows. Music, Games, Trivia, Fun! Dash Plaques, Door Prizes and Awards - Entry Fee $10. Judging starts at 7p with Awards at 8p. Cruise in free.

August 05, 2015
St. Bavo Church (502 W 7th St, Mishawaka) is hosting a monthly celebration at 7pm, featuring praise & worship, personal testimony & fellowship, with a reception to follow. Please join us! Call (574) 255-1437 for more information.

August 05, 2015
Weather Permitting the City of Elkhart Street Department will close the following streets for milling from 7:00 am. to 5:00 pm. a. Dotson Street from Baldwin To Bristol Street b. Conn Avenue from Baldwin Street to Bristol Street

August 06, 2015
Weather Permitting the City of Elkhart Street Department will close the following streets for milling from 7:00 am. to 5:00 pm. a. McPherson Street from Rose Street to Lily Street b.Leininger Avenue from 2014 repairs to 17th Street

August 07, 2015
Join us for a free night of community worship at 7:30 pm at Sugar Grove Church (58512 Old CR 17, Goshen). This time of worship is dedicated to the contemplation of the idea of the amazing and ever flowing grace of Jesus Christ. This night is an opportunity to reflect on and express thanks in song for God's grace shown towards us through the death and resurrection of Christ.

August 07, 2015
The 20th annual Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow will be held today through the 9th, in Morsches Park (1035 E SR 205), Columbia City. This is a traditional Native American pow wow, celebrating the history and traditions of our ancestors. Gates open at 5pm today with 32 vendors selling Native American products, crafts and food. Visit http://www.miamipowwow.org/index.html to get the full schedule.

August 08, 2015
Baptist Children’s Home in Valparaiso will host its 35th Annual Bike-a-thon starting atInland Manor Baptist Church (630 N County Line Rd, Hobart). Ride 20 miles or walk 2 miles on the beautiful Prairie Duneland Trail. Registration begins at 8:30am; Registration fee of $25 provides you with a t-shirt, lunch and snacks along the ride/walk. BCH is an international ministry caring for children who are orphaned, abused or neglected. Call 219.462.4111 for info.

August 08, 2015
Concord Mall (3701 Main St, Elkhart) will host the Michiana Mustangs Car Show from 5-8pm. The show will be located at the main entrance parking lot.

August 08, 2015
FREE Movie at West Park Pavilion in Nappanee at 9pm, featuring "Back to the Future." Free refreshments while supplies last.

August 08, 2015
The 20th annual Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow will be held today through the 9th, in Morsches Park (1035 E SR 205), Columbia City. This is a traditional Native American pow wow, celebrating the history and traditions of our ancestors. The day begins with the 5K/run/walk "Healthy Traditions" at 8am. Visit http://www.miamipowwow.org/index.html to get the full schedule.

August 08, 2015
The Community Connections Cruise In will be held at Trinity Assembly of God (1288 W Union St, Ligonier) from 4-7pm. (Registration begins at 3pm) Bring your family & friends for a fun-filled night w/car show, inflatables, face painting, food, fun, live concert & fireworks show. Live concert to follow show. Fee: $10 per vehicle.

August 08, 2015
Tickets are on sale now- August 28th for the LIFE Center’s annual Banquet, coming Thursday September 10th at the Honeywell center in the Legacy Hall, down town Wabash Indiana. Doors open at 6:00 pm. This years theme is ‘Be a HERO for LIFE’ ( Super Hero’s) and will feature guest speaker/comedian Brad Stine. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at LIFE Center or from LIFE Center staff and board members. For more information please contact LIFE Center at 260-563-7275.

August 09, 2015
The 20th annual Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow will be held today through the 9th, in Morsches Park (1035 E SR 205), Columbia City. This is a traditional Native American pow wow, celebrating the history and traditions of our ancestors. Gates open at 10am, with Children's Day from 11am-4pm in the family tent, with games, storytelling and crafts. Visit http://www.miamipowwow.org/index.html to get the full schedule.

August 09, 2015
The 30th Annual Walk for Hospice begins with check-in at noon at the Center for Hospice Care (501 Comfort Pl, Mishawaka). The walk begins at 1pm along the Riverwalk. Walk registration is free, but fundraising is encouraged. Visit www.walkmichianaforhospice.org for more information.

August 11, 2015
Cass County COA (227 S Front St, Dowagiac) is offering a Color Your World - Water Color Painting class from 1-4pm. Class fee, $15 per session, includes instruction by Roy Hruska & all supplies. Learn the basics of watercolor painting while completing your own piece of art. Call 269-445-8110 for registration.

August 11, 2015
Concord Mall (3701 Main St, Elkhart) will host the Cruise In and Car Show by Fast Eddie's Kroozin' USA Car Shows. Music, Games, Trivia, Fun! Dash Plaques, Door Prizes and Awards - Entry Fee $10. Judging starts at 7p with Awards at 8p. Cruise in free.

August 11, 2015
Niles District Library (620 E Main, Niles) will host the Fiction for Foodies Book Club at 6:30pm. The "tastiest" book club you'll ever join, Fiction for Foodies meets the second Tuesday of each month. And the best part...it's potluck! Call 269-683-0075 for more information or to get this month's discussion book.

August 11, 2015
Wellfield Botanic Gardens (1011 N Main, Elkhart) invites children 4-12 and their families to discover the wonders of the gardens through FREE hands-on exploration and crafts between 1 & 3pm. Today's focus: Seeds. For more information call 574-266-2006 or visit our website www.wellfieldgardens.org. No registration necessary.

August 12, 2015
Cass County COA (60525 Decatur Rd, Cassopolis) is offering a 3-part nutritional series from 11am to noon. The class will feature both instructors from the Dietitian Staff at Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital. Call 269-445-8110 for more information.

August 13, 2015
Join John Jenney, Miller at Bonneyville Mill from 6:30–8:00pm at Bonneyville Mill, for a discussion about the delightful southern staple known as grits. The program will include a 44 minute documentary video titled It’s Grits! written and produced by Stan Woodward. Instead of popcorn, enjoy a bowl of grits while watching the video. Preregistration is required by Tuesday, August 11 by calling the Elkhart County Parks Administration office at 574-535-6458.

August 15, 2015
Tickets are on sale now- August 28th for the LIFE Center’s annual Banquet, coming Thursday September 10th at the Honeywell center in the Legacy Hall, down town Wabash Indiana. Doors open at 6:00 pm. This years theme is ‘Be a HERO for LIFE’ ( Super Hero’s) and will feature guest speaker/comedian Brad Stine. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at LIFE Center or from LIFE Center staff and board members. For more information please contact LIFE Center at 260-563-7275.

August 18, 2015
Concord Mall (3701 Main St, Elkhart) will host the Cruise In and Car Show by Fast Eddie's Kroozin' USA Car Shows. Music, Games, Trivia, Fun! Dash Plaques, Door Prizes and Awards - Entry Fee $10. Judging starts at 7p with Awards at 8p. Cruise in free.

August 18, 2015
Wellfield Botanic Gardens (1011 N Main, Elkhart), in conjunction with the Elkhart Public Library, presents "Stories in the Gardens" at 6pm. Bring a cozy blanket to sit on. No registration necessary for this free program. Open to all ages. For more information call 574-266-2006 or visit our website www.wellfieldgardens.org. No registration necessary.

August 25, 2015
Concord Mall (3701 Main St, Elkhart) will host the Cruise In and Car Show by Fast Eddie's Kroozin' USA Car Shows. Music, Games, Trivia, Fun! Dash Plaques, Door Prizes and Awards - Entry Fee $10. Judging starts at 7p with Awards at 8p. Cruise in free.

August 25, 2015
Wellfield Botanic Gardens (1011 N Main, Elkhart) invites children 4-12 and their families to discover the wonders of the gardens through FREE hands-on exploration and crafts between 1 & 3pm. Today's focus: Seeds. For more information call 574-266-2006 or visit our website www.wellfieldgardens.org. No registration necessary.

August 26, 2015
Tickets are on sale now- August 28th for the LIFE Center’s annual Banquet, coming Thursday September 10th at the Honeywell center in the Legacy Hall, down town Wabash Indiana. Doors open at 6:00 pm. This years theme is ‘Be a HERO for LIFE’ ( Super Hero’s) and will feature guest speaker/comedian Brad Stine. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at LIFE Center or from LIFE Center staff and board members. For more information please contact LIFE Center at 260-563-7275.

August 29, 2015
Warsaw Baptist Church (2005 Fisher Ave, Warsaw) is hosting an "End-of-Summer Fest" from 10am-2pm. Free admission, free food, free games and prizes, free I-Pod giveaway. Open to the community! Rain or Shine! Call 574-269-5246 for more information.

August 31, 2015
Cass County COA (60525 Decatur Rd, Cassopolis) is offering a Color Your World - Water Color Painting class from 1-4pm. Class fee, $15 per session, includes instruction by Roy Hruska & all supplies. Learn the basics of watercolor painting while completing your own piece of art. Call 269-445-8110 for registration.

September 02, 2015
St. Bavo Church (502 W 7th St, Mishawaka) is hosting a monthly celebration at 7pm, featuring praise & worship, personal testimony & fellowship, with a reception to follow. Please join us! Call (574) 255-1437 for more information.

September 08, 2015
Niles District Library (620 E Main, Niles) will host the Fiction for Foodies Book Club at 6:30pm. The "tastiest" book club you'll ever join, Fiction for Foodies meets the second Tuesday of each month. And the best part...it's potluck! Call 269-683-0075 for more information or to get this month's discussion book.

September 10, 2015
LIFE Center’s annual Banquet, will be held at the Honeywell center in the Legacy Hall, downtown Wabash Indiana. Doors open at 6:00 pm. This years theme is ‘Be a HERO for LIFE’ ( Super Hero’s) and will feature guest speaker/comedian Brad Stine. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at LIFE Center or from LIFE Center staff and board members. For more information please contact LIFE Center at 260-563-7275.

September 11, 2015
New Life Church (1803 Vaile Ave, Kokomo) will host Building A Successful Stepfamily Conference with Ron Deal, director of Blended Family Ministries for Family Life, as the speaker. This conference is for couples of blended families, couples considering blending their families, single parents who hope to remarry, and ministers/church staff who want to understand the blended family situation better. Cost: $20 per person with the spouse/fiancé attending for free. Call 765-459-5067 for info.

September 12, 2015
New Life Church (1803 Vaile Ave, Kokomo) will host Building A Successful Stepfamily Conference with Ron Deal, director of Blended Family Ministries for Family Life, as the speaker. This conference is for couples of blended families, couples considering blending their families, single parents who hope to remarry, and ministers/church staff who want to understand the blended family situation better. Cost: $20 per person with the spouse/fiancé attending for free. Call 765-459-5067 for info.

September 13, 2015
The Michiana Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at Potawatomi Park, (500 S Greenlawn Ave, South Bend). More than 200 people from Michiana are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.Start or join a team today at alz.org/indiana/walk or call 800.272.3900.

September 19, 2015
The Kokomo Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at Jackson Morrow Park (4200 S Park Rd). More than 400 people from Kokomo and its surrounding counties are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Start or join a team today at alz.org/indiana/walk or call 800.272.3900.

October 03, 2015
The Michigan City Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at Washington Park (115 Lake Shore Dr). More than 600 people in Northwest Indiana are expected at this year’s Walks to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Start or join a team today at alz.org/indiana/walk or call 800.272.3900.

October 04, 2015
The Lake County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Sunday, Oct. 4, at Lake County Fairgrounds, located at 889 S. Court St. in Crown Point. More than 600 people in Northwest Indiana are expected at this year’s Walks to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Start or join a team today at alz.org/indiana/walk or call 800.272.3900.

October 07, 2015
St. Bavo Church (502 W 7th St, Mishawaka) is hosting a monthly celebration at 7pm, featuring praise & worship, personal testimony & fellowship, with a reception to follow. Please join us! Call (574) 255-1437 for more information.

October 13, 2015
Niles District Library (620 E Main, Niles) will host the Fiction for Foodies Book Club at 6:30pm. The "tastiest" book club you'll ever join, Fiction for Foodies meets the second Tuesday of each month. And the best part...it's potluck! Call 269-683-0075 for more information or to get this month's discussion book.

October 17, 2015
FREE Movie at West Park Pavilion in Nappanee at 8:30pm, featuring "Gremlins." Free refreshments while supplies last.

October 24, 2015
Arts & Crafts Show will be held from 9am-3pm at 1803 E Vaile Ave, Kokomo. 50+ vendors. Booth space available. For more info contact Brenda Moore 765-461-4112.

November 04, 2015
St. Bavo Church (502 W 7th St, Mishawaka) is hosting a monthly celebration at 7pm, featuring praise & worship, personal testimony & fellowship, with a reception to follow. Please join us! Call (574) 255-1437 for more information.

November 10, 2015
Niles District Library (620 E Main, Niles) will host the Fiction for Foodies Book Club at 6:30pm. The "tastiest" book club you'll ever join, Fiction for Foodies meets the second Tuesday of each month. And the best part...it's potluck! Call 269-683-0075 for more information or to get this month's discussion book.

December 02, 2015
St. Bavo Church (502 W 7th St, Mishawaka) is hosting a monthly celebration at 7pm, featuring praise & worship, personal testimony & fellowship, with a reception to follow. Please join us! Call (574) 255-1437 for more information.

December 08, 2015
Niles District Library (620 E Main, Niles) will host the Fiction for Foodies Book Club at 6:30pm. The "tastiest" book club you'll ever join, Fiction for Foodies meets the second Tuesday of each month. And the best part...it's potluck! Call 269-683-0075 for more information or to get this month's discussion book.

December 12, 2015
FREE Movie at West Park Pavilion in Nappanee at 8pm, featuring "Elf." Free refreshments while supplies last.

 


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