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.

January 25, 2017
FREE TAX PREPARATION FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES WITH HOUSEHOLD INCOMES UNDER $64,000 Appointments Filling Quickly! United Way of St.Joseph County is hosting an IRS-certified “Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)” program in St. Joseph, and surrounding Counties during the months of January–April 2017. United Ways of Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall & La Porte are also a part of this multi county collaborative effort. Residents may call 2-1-1 (United Way's help line) or visit unitedwaytaxhelp.com

March 01, 2017
March has been recognized as Red Cross Month by every U.S. president since 1943 in celebration of the Red Cross volunteers who help those in need by giving their time, money or blood. Join their ranks by making an appointment to give blood by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

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.

March 11, 2017
Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in St. Joseph, La Porte, Elkhart, LaGrange, Starke, Marshall, Kosciusko and Fulton Counties. The next Volunteer Training is in March. No previous health care experience is necessary.Training dates are: March 11 & 25, 8:30 am – 5 pm Mishawaka Campus, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka Registration required. Please contact Kristiana Donahue, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, (574) 286 -1198 or donahuek@cfhcare.org.

March 25, 2017
Albright UMC is having a Spring Craft & Vendor Market. Come out Saturday March 25th from 9 am till 2 pm to shop from over 30 local crafters and vendors. You can even enjoy lunch and a sweet treat in the Albright Cafe. Stop by Albright UMC located at 504 W. Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka, IN., and get a jump on spring!

March 26, 2017
Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W 8th St. in Matthews, Indiana will have their annual Chicken Noodle Dinner on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Serving will be from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm, and the community is invited to dine-in or carry out. Dinners include chicken&noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, beverage, and dessert. Free will donations for the meal will be gratefully accepted for the EUMC Concert Outreach Ministry Fund.

March 26, 2017
What do the Jewish Passover and Jesus' last supper have in common? Simone Parkas, with Jews for Jesus, will answer that question as she presents "Christ in the Passover" at Blue Ball Bible Church located at 3107 E State Road 218, Walton Indiana 46994 on Sunday March 26th at 10:30 am morning service. Call 574-626-2841 or visit blueballchurch.org for more information.

March 28, 2017
Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Indiana University, Kresge Auditorium, 2300 S. Washington, Kokomo beginning at 7pm. Guest speakers are Linda Johnson & Jane Wells. Anyone interested in quilts or quilting is welcome to be our guest. For additional information please call 765-319-7869.

April 07, 2017
Easter Passion presented at Healing Heart community Church 655 N. Main St Nappanee, IN 46550 April 7th at 7:00pm There is no charge for this event. Please contact Pastor Todd Prough for further information at 574-229-5901.

April 08, 2017
Easter Passion presented at Healing Heart community Church 655 N. Main St Nappanee, IN 46550 April 8th at 7:00 pm There is no charge for this event. Please contact Pastor Todd Prough for further information at 574-229-5901.

April 09, 2017
Community Gospel Church is having an Easter Egg Hunt with 15,000 eggs. Plus eggs being dropped from a helicopter! Join us at Janes Park in Bremen Indiana Sunday April 9th with sign-in starting at 3:30 pm. 4:00 pm-6 and under will have a massive field hunt and at 4:30 pm the Elementary helicopter drop! This is a free event for Elementary kids and under.

April 13, 2017
The original musical drama "Alive" returns to Liberty Baptist Church this Easter season. Experience the greatest story ever told! Presentation is scheduled for Thursday April 13th at 7:00 p.m. Liberty Baptist Church is located at 517 Church St. in Sweetser, IN. Admission is free & seating is on a first come, first served. Doors open one hour prior to each performance. For more information visit alivemusical.com or call 765-384-7004

April 14, 2017
Easter Passion presented at Healing Heart community Church 655 N. Main St Nappanee, IN 46550 April 15th at 7:00 pm There is no charge for this event. Please contact Pastor Todd Prough for further information at 574-229-5901.

April 14, 2017
The original musical drama "Alive" returns to Liberty Baptist Church this Easter season. Experience the greatest story ever told! Presentation is scheduled for Friday April 14th at 7:00 p.m. Liberty Baptist Church is located at 517 Church St. in Sweetser, IN. Admission is free & seating is on a first come, first served. Doors open one hour prior to each performance. For more information visit alivemusical.com or call 765-384-7004

April 15, 2017
Easter Passion presented at Healing Heart community Church 655 N. Main St Nappanee, IN 46550 April 15th at 7:00 pm There is no charge for this event. Please contact Pastor Todd Prough for further information at 574-229-5901.

April 15, 2017
The Door Church will be hosting A Resurrection Drama called "Just For Me". Everyone is welcome to attend Saturday April 15th at 4:00 pm (cst) or Sunday April 16th at 2:00 pm (cst). Located at 905 West 22nd Street in LaPorte, IN 46350. FREE ADMISSION! If you Need a Ride? Call 219-575-3573

April 15, 2017
The original musical drama "Alive" returns to Liberty Baptist Church this Easter season. Experience the greatest story ever told! Presentation is scheduled for Saturday April 15th at 7:00 p.m. Liberty Baptist Church is located at 517 Church St. in Sweetser, IN. Admission is free & seating is on a first come, first served. Doors open one hour prior to each performance. For more information visit alivemusical.com or call 765-384-7004

April 16, 2017
Three Rivers Church of the Nazarene located at 1221 Coon Hollow Road Three Rivers, Michigan 49093, warmly invites all from Three Rivers and the surrounding communities to join us to Experience a Living Easter Sunday, April 16th. We encourage you to invite family and friends to attend with you on Easter Sunday morning for a very special time of worship beginning at 10:00 AM. For more information, call 273-7415.

April 18, 2017
April 18, 2017 Women Build: LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity's first ever Women Build will be held in Spring, 2017. Area women are invited to come to this meeting to find out how to help lift a hammer for a LaGrange County family in need of affordable housing. Community Foundation Building (LCHFH office); 109 E. Central Ave., LaGrange. 7:00 p.m.

April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017 LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce its first ever Women Build. We invite you to volunteer to help build walls and layout for the new home built in partnership with Raul and Mairyn Canela and their family. Lunch will be served. 260-463-8519. 10773 E 350 S, LaGrange, IN 46761. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 22, 2017
April 22, 2017 LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce its first ever Women Build. We invite you to volunteer to help frame the new home built in partnership with Raul and Mairyn Canela and their family. Lunch will be served. 260-463-8519. 10773 E 350 S, LaGrange, IN 46761. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017 LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce its first ever Women Build. We invite you to volunteer to help finish the framing and begin the roofing for the new home built in partnership with Raul and Mairyn Canela and their family. Lunch will be served. 260-463-8519. 10773 E 350 S, LaGrange, IN 46761. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017 LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce its first ever Women Build. We invite you to volunteer to help hammer roofing and siding for the new home built in partnership with Raul and Mairyn Canela and their family. Lunch will be served. 260-463-8519. 10773 E 350 S, LaGrange, IN 46761. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017 LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity is thrilled to announce its first ever Women Build. We invite you to volunteer to help finish the siding for the new home built in partnership with Raul and Mairyn Canela and their family. Lunch will be served. 260-463-8519. 10773 E 350 S, LaGrange, IN 46761. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 28, 2017
Clinton Christian School Benefit Auction and Spring Festival Is April 28, 2017 from 4:00-10:00 pm at the school. The school is located at 61763 CR 35, Goshen, IN 46528. The auction has something for everyone: homemade food, baked goods, home decor, and many items in the auction. The auction and festival benefits the school and special projects.

April 29, 2017
Elkhart Township Fire Department is having a pancake & sausage breakfast Saturday April 29th from 7:00 am till 11:00 am. Come out to First Baptist Church 1011 S Indiana Ave Goshen, IN 46526. All you can eat! Free will donation. Meal includes pancakes, sausage and drinks. Fire engines and Memorial Med Flight Helicopter will be on display.

May 05, 2017
"Community Celebration" Friday, May 5 7:00p.m. First Church of the Nazarene 2734 S. Washington Kokomo, In FREE Concert featuring Music by Steven Sherwood, Jr Uplifting night to launch a new inner city outreach ministry " Narrow Gate Horse Ranch". Free will donations accepted

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.

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.

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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