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 . Note: Not all events submitted will be used. Please check out our Concerts & Events listing for advertised concerts and events.

August 19, 2017
Backyard Carnival Where: Northview Christian Church 2059 N 100 E (1/4 Mile East of State Road 931, on Morgan St.) KOKOMO, IN 46901 PHONE: (765) 452-8915 WHEN: AUGUST 19, 2017 TIME: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1. Inflatable ovstacle course 2. Dunk Tank 3. Carnival Games & Prizes 4. Clowns 5. Balloon Animals 6. Face Painting & Much More Popcorn, Hot Dogs, Chips & Refreshments Will Be Available

August 19, 2017
Join us for a FREE community event on August 19th from 2-4pm. There will be bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, games, food, and more! We will be giving away 100 backpacks with school supplies, two 20" bicycles, and gift cards. The event will be held at First Apostolic Church 802 E Mishawaka Ave Mishawaka, IN 46545 For more information call 574-259-3993

August 19, 2017
The Nappanee Pool was scheduled to close on Aug. 6th. Nappanee Parks & Rec. has extended limited pool hours until August 19th. The schedule will be: Tuesday Aug. 8th - 5:00-8:00 PM Thursday Aug. 10th - 5:00-8:00 PM Saturday Aug. 12th 12:30 - 5:00 PM Tuesday Aug. 15th - 5:00-8:00 PM Thursday Aug. 17th - 5:00-8:00 PM Saturday Aug. 19th 12:30 - 5:00 PM

August 19, 2017
Walnut Church of the Brethren 5975 19th Rd., Argos, IN will be having an Ice Cream Social (Homemade Ice Cream) on Saturday, Aug. 19th from 4:30pm-7:00pm. We will have sloppy joes, hot dogs, chips, cake, pie and drinks. The Free Will donation will be used in our community. Come and have supper and fellowship.

August 20, 2017
Plymouth Community Church: We are uniting together for the purpose of calling on God to heal our land starting with our community. We will have a time of acoustic worship and prayer led by many pastors and community leaders, including the mayor of Marshall Co.The event is at 4:30pm at the River Park Square amphitheater downtown Plymouth. Here is the FB event link:

August 21, 2017
Eclipse Day! Niles District Library 10a-3p. Community Room: Planetary Snacks, eclipse glasses, learn about the eclipse & solar system while watching a special Eclipse Day Web-Cast by NASA! 269-283-8545 /

August 22, 2017
Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Indiana Wesleyan University, 1916 E. Markland Ave., Kokomo beginning at 7pm. Guest speaker Alice Ridge will present Quilts Around the World. Anyone interested in quilts or quilting is welcome to be our guest. For additional information please call 765-319-7869

August 26, 2017
Maple City Multicultural Festival Goshen! 12p-6p Rogers Park 102 Chicago Ave. Goshen. A City-wide festival with the opportunity to share the food, music, Bands, Basketball clinics, Scavenger hunt (pre-K-5th), games and traditions of many cultures. Sponsored by LaCasa,Inc.

August 26, 2017
SPA Women's Ministry Homes is hosting Victory Bowl on Saturday, August 26th from 10 am to 12 pm at Signature Lanes (1180 Fremont Court, Elkhart). Teams made up of five bowlers will enjoy two hours of bowling fun, drawings, special prizes, and delicious refreshments, all while raising funds to provide Christ-centered, residential treatment for women struggling with life-controlling issues and addictions! To register, go to .

August 27, 2017
Elkhart Civic Theater Auditions 3p for 'A Christmas Story, The Musical'. St. Mary's Catholic Church 411 W. Vistula St. Bristol #574-848-5853

August 29, 2017
Elkhart Civic Theater Auditions 7p for 'A Christmas Story, The Musical'. St. Mary's Catholic Church 411 W. Vistula St. Bristol #574-848-5853

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

September 08, 2017
Prom Celebrating Adults & Teens with Disabilities! Kokomo Crossroads Community Church is hosting the 3rd annual Special Needs Prom for adults and teens (16 years and up) with disabilities. This year’s theme: Fabulous Fifties. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a variety of activities including dancing, games, karaoke & A Fifties Theatre! Needs:Women;dresses, skirts, jeans (esp sizes 18+) Men: Jeans, white t-shirts, dress pants and shirts.To get involved or make donations Please visit:

September 09, 2017
Touch-A-Truck! 10a-2p. A FREE family event! Get up close & personal with your favorite big machines! Come out and experience all kinds of trucks, tractors, and emergency vehicles. Sponsored by: Faith United Methodist Church, 22045 County Road 18 Goshen, IN 46528 (574)875-4438

September 10, 2017
Take a guided walking tour through the North Webster Cemetery, September 10, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., where actors portray individuals buried there, recounting local history through the lives of ordinary people. This is a living history event sponsored by the North Webster Library. Tours leave from the library. 574-834-7122 ext. 203

September 17, 2017
In Concert 6:00p: Dallas Holm! Dove Award winner, Grammy Nominee & Gospel Music Hall of Fame Inductee! Free Admission; A LOVE OFFERING will be received to Benefit Full Life Crusade Mission in Haiti. Location: Quaker Haven Camp 111 EMS D16C Lane Syracuse, IN For more info call: #(574)834-4193

September 23, 2017
Center For Hospice Care "From Compassion to Action 2017"! Volunteer Training! Prepares volunteers with Assisting patients and families. Respite, transportation, laundry, errands, companionship, or bereavment, Massage Therapists, Veteran Volunteers, Hair Stylists, Barbers, Pet Visitation. Volunteers for surrounding Counties. Training dates: September 23 & October 7, 8:30a-5p. 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka. Registration. Please contact Kristiana Donahue,(574)286-1198 or

September 23, 2017
Free Dental Day! 7a-1p: For the 1st 75 people to arrive! ONE Cleaning or Extraction per person. Osceola Dental Care; 103 Osceola St. Osceola. #574-674-8757.

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”

October 08, 2017
Community Harvest Party! A great time to meet your neighbors! Lots of fun activities! Hot dog roast, bonfire, hay ride, and bounce houses for the kids! Jamestown United Methodist Church, 59218 CR 3 S, Elkhart. from 4-7pm.

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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