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 08-ongoing, 2018
Walton Community Library offers a coffee group that meets every Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. in the community room of the library. Guest speakers and lively conversation weekly. Anyone is welcome to attend!

Ongoing event, 2018
Walton Public Library offers an exercise class Mondays and Thursdays at 8:15am in the community room. Bring your hand weights and exercise ball if you have them!

August 25, 2018
Help SPA Women's Ministry Homes share the love of Jesus Christ with women struggling with life-controlling issues and addictions.Form a team of five bowlers and compete with other teams to raise the most money. Then celebrate your efforts during two hours of bowling fun at Signature Lanes in Elkhart! Free pizza,pop,games,contests and prizes! For more details and to register your team, go to https//

August 25, 2018
Marion First Friends Church (2211 N. Wabash Rd. Marion, IN 46952) will be hosting a Back to School Party for all ages from 4pm-7pm. The Eis Wagon will be selling ice cream, as well as games for all ages, music, and door prizes! For more information, contact Kyle at or 765-620-8517.

August 25, 2018
The United Methodist Women's Summer Retreat, “More Than Enough” will be held at the Valparaiso Public Library in meeting rooms A & B from 9am-4pm. Morning refreshments and lunch will be offered as we learn about the abundant life that Jesus desires for each one of us. RSVP to There is no charge to participate. This event is hosted by Chesterton United Methodist Women.

August 30, 2018
The Niles Salvation Army is again hosing their annual "Back to School Backpack Giveawayfrom 9am-12pm at their office located at 424 N 15th St. in Niles. Backpacks filled with age appropriate school supplies for grades K-12 will be available to all students in the Niles, Brandywine, and Buchanan Districts as well as all school districts in Cass County.Parents will need to bring their Picture ID, Social Security card for each student, and proof of which school the student will be attending.

September 01, 2018
Greater Wayside COGIC is sponsoring Jesus On The Plaza from 2-6pm a the Downtown Plaza in Elkhart. There will be speakers, music, praise dance & more!

August 31- September 1, 2018
The Niles Salvation Army is hosting their Back to School Backpack Giveaway at Cassopolis First Church of God, 21083 Spencer Rd in Cassopolis on August 31 from 9-12pm and September 1st from 1-3pm. Parents will need to bring their Picture ID, Social Security card for each student, and proof of which school the student will be attending.

September 04-Ongoing, 2018
Come to a NEW group for moms at Liberty Bible Church - Chesterton campus. MOMSnext will ground you and encourage you. Enjoy coffee, speakers, discussion and community beginning Tuesday, September 4 at 7pm. Open to all area moms with kids in elementary through high school. This group will meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 824 N. Calumet Ave., Chesterton. For more information, visit

September 08, 2018
Girls ages 3-11 years are invited to a Princess Tea at the Walton Community Public Library from 11am-12pm. Wear your best princess attire and meet Cass County Fair Queen McKayla Ramsey! Please RSVP to Kathy Naphew at 574-626-2234.


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