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.

May 17, 2016
NAPPANEE PARKS & REC VARIETY TALENT SHOW Oct. 1, 2016 ACTS NEEDED!! Open to ALL ages ~ ALL talents Prizes awarded to top 2 acts! Must be family friendly! To participate, call Tiffany at 773-2112. Space is limited Registration ends September 10th

August 26, 2016
New Hope Fellowship Church at 201 W. Michigan Ave. Paw Paw, Michigan on Friday, August 26th at 7:00 PM. The concert features The "Mylon Hayes Family Singers" singing gospel music that lifts up the Lord and points people to the cross. A freewill offering will be received at the concert.

August 26, 2016
New Life Church, 1101 Eisenhower Dr. North Goshen, IN 46526. COLLIDE 2016 is happening Friday, August 26, 6pm-Midnight. A FREE event for students & young adults. Where you can see UFC great Ken Shamrock, young superstar Caleb Maddix & evangelist/motivational speaker Matt Maddix all speak in one place! Where you have a chance to win a free hot air balloon ride, hoverboard, Xbox, cash, and so much more! For more information visit our Website: newlifegoshen.com

August 27, 2016
Twice Is Nice Children's Resale August 27 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 17400 Inwood Road, South Bend Gently used children's fall and winter clothing, shoes, toys, books, videos, games, maternity clothes and much more. Any items for children under one roof. CASH ONLY! Bring your own bag. Find us on facebook at facebook.com/twiceisnicechildrensresale

August 27, 2016
5th Annual Wakarusa Tractor Show – Saturday, August 27th at the Wakarusa Historic Museum (403 E Wabash, Wakarusa) Free Registration 8-10 SHOW 10-2. Awards, Food, Ag Day Demonstrations, T-shirt sales. All tractors welcome! For more information check out http://wakarusachamber.com/ Or Wakarusa Chamber Facebook page!

August 27, 2016
BACKYARD CARNIVAL!! Northview Christian Church 2059 N. 100 E.(1/4 mile east of S.R.931, on Morgan Street.),Kokomo, IN 46901. Join us from 3pm till 7pm for carnival games & prizes, bounce house, dunk tank, balloon animals, face painting & much more. Popcorn, hot dogs, chips & refreshments will be available.

August 27, 2016
David Rogers Country Fair David Rogers Memorial Park, 2655W 550S, Wolcottville, IN, 46795 August 27, 2016, 12 noon-8:00 David Rogers Country Fair is a pioneer and cowboy living history festival in a log house village. There are demonstrators, music, food, and youth activities. Back Porch Swing Band plays and calls the square dance at 6:00. admission $2, groups $10 davidrogersdays.org

August 27, 2016
Family Fun Day & Yard Sale August 27,2016 9am to 5pm (CST) Located at The Door Church 905 W 22nd St Laporte, IN 46350 Fundraiser Event. Fun for the whole family will have bounce house, Contest & Prizes, Food & Drinks and much more. Free Admission! Door prizes given away through out the event. Chances to win gift cards and other great prizes.

August 27, 2016
Niles District Library, 620 E. Main. Niles, MI 49120 Kids have been enjoying Fun Friday Fitness classes all summer, now it's time for adults to join the fun. Come to our free yoga classes every Saturday in August and September, 10:30-11:30 am. This class is for all abilities; if you’ve never tried yoga, now is the perfect time to start!

August 27, 2016
Walk With Compassion, the walk to end child poverty, is coming to South Bend Saturday August 27, 2016 at Camp Ray Bird, 25765 Edison Rd. One third of the poor in the developing world are children, and are especially vulnerable to the challenges of extreme poverty-lacking shelter,clean water, medical care, education & more.The short walk itself is a family friendly celebration of the impact our city has had for children in poverty.For more information & to register, visit WalkWithCompassion.com

August 29, 2016
Come out to Southlawn United Methodist Church and enjoy some ice cream on a summer evening. 6 PM, Monday, August 29th, 2016 Southlawn United Methodist Church located at 60756 “OLD” US 31 South, South Bend, IN 46614. 574-291-3070 Ice Cream Social, Free Community Outreach Event, Great Fun and Open to All!

August 31, 2016
Griefshare, a grief recovery seminar and support group for people experiencing grief & loss will be held on Wednesday evenings at Adamsville Road Church of God beginning July 6th thru September 28. It will meet from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Is This Normal?", The Challenges of Grief", and 'Why?" Meeting will be held at 51287 C.R. 7, Elkhart, In. For more information, please call 574-264-7255

September 03, 2016
Niles District Library, 620 E. Main. Niles, MI 49120 Kids have been enjoying Fun Friday Fitness classes all summer, now it's time for adults to join the fun. Come to our free yoga classes every Saturday in September, 10:30-11:30 am. This class is for all abilities; if you’ve never tried yoga, now is the perfect time to start!

September 07, 2016
Griefshare, a grief recovery seminar and support group for people experiencing grief & loss will be held on Wednesday evenings at Adamsville Road Church of God beginning July 6th thru September 28. It will meet from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Is This Normal?", The Challenges of Grief", and 'Why?" Meeting will be held at 51287 C.R. 7, Elkhart, In. For more information, please call 574-264-7255

September 09, 2016
Community REVIVAL Services September 9th thru the 11th at Community Center, Leiters Ford, IN. Friday & Saturday services: 6:30-8:30PM. Sunday services: 9:30-10:30AM. Special speaker Bob VanCise. Services & activities outside (weather permitting) Bring your lawn chairs. Saturday 4-6PM pulled pork & hot dog dinner. Live music, childrens games & activities. Participating Churches:Mt.Hope UMC,Leiters Ford UMC,Monterey UMC,Delong Gospel Lighthouse,King's Lake Baptist,Poplar Grove,Santa Anna Church

September 10, 2016
New Life Church Kokomo- Help support New Life Missions by riding your bicycle or walking the Nickel Plate Trail on Saturday, Sept. 10th. All proceeds from the Walk & Ride will go to buy an air conditioner for the community center at TAYLOR COMMUNITY CENTER IN MCALLEN, TEXAS on the Tex-Mex Border. Bike Ride/Walk - $50(Registration) + $10 lunch (At Beef O’Brady’s in Peru) To register or for more information call New Life Church at 459-5067 or register online at newlife4kokomo.org

September 10, 2016
Niles District Library, 620 E. Main. Niles, MI 49120 Kids have been enjoying Fun Friday Fitness classes all summer, now it's time for adults to join the fun. Come to our free yoga classes every Saturday in September, 10:30-11:30 am. This class is for all abilities; if you’ve never tried yoga, now is the perfect time to start!

September 11, 2016
Sunday School in the Parking Lot Sunday, September 11 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Apostolic Temple Church 2221 S. Ironwood Dr. South Bend, IN 46613 574-289-3150 Please join us for a special Patriot's Day Sunday School in the Parking Lot followed by an All-American lunch, giveaways, and games. Rain or shine.

September 11, 2016
SAVE THE DATE! Sunday September 11 the Portage Prairie United Methodist Church will host their 8th Annual Heritage Sunday. In the spirit of welcoming, we invite you to bring your tractor or vintage car and join in the parade which begins at 9:15am, service at 10am. There will be a potluck following the service so please bring a dish to pass (meat, beverages, plates & utensils will be provided). After lunch there will be games for all ages. For further information call 269-695-6708.

September 11, 2016
The North Webster Community Public Library presents: 10th Annual North Webster Cemetery Walk Sept. 11, 1-3 p.m. A Living History Event & Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project. Take a guided walking tour through the North Webster Cemetery where costumed actors portray individuals buried there, telling their stories and recounting local history. Tours leave from the North Webster Library every 15 minutes. Golf cart shuttles available. Musical entertainment & refreshments. Free and open to the public

September 12, 2016
REVIVAL at Treece Pond!! Come and join us at 8121 E 700 N Lafayette, In 47905 starting Monday September 12th - Sat. September 17th 7:00pm - ? Each evening. Preaching, Praise & Prayer! Churches involved: Kirklin Wesleyan Battleground Bible Faith Family Frankfort Crossway Community Kokomo And more! For more information contact Mark Perdue at(765) 414-5850

September 12, 2016
St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Colon, 484 S. Burr Oak Rd, Colon, MI., welcomes the Blackwood Legacy Quartet. A Southern Gospel- Country Christian Concert with lots of audience interaction. Concert begins at 7:00pm. Free will offering Meet & Greet after the concert.The Blackwood Legacy Quartet, a multi-talented all-star line-up of singers and musicians carrying on the tradition of the legendary Blackwood Brothers Quartet.More information at the church's web-site: www.SPL2.com or call 269-432-3807

September 13, 2016
New Women’s Bible Studies at Liberty Bible Church, 824 N. Calumet Ave. Chesterton, IN 46304. Women in the Word offers a variety studies at Liberty Bible Church for women of all ages. These studies meet on Tuesday mornings at 9am and Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm starting Sept. 13 and Sept. 14 respectively. A variety of books and subjects are available. Cost per study runs from $12 to $25. For more information go to www.lbchurch.org/wbs.asp.

September 14, 2016
Griefshare, a grief recovery seminar and support group for people experiencing grief & loss will be held on Wednesday evenings at Adamsville Road Church of God beginning July 6th thru September 28. It will meet from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Is This Normal?", The Challenges of Grief", and 'Why?" Meeting will be held at 51287 C.R. 7, Elkhart, In. For more information, please call 574-264-7255

September 17, 2016
Bethel Missionary Church will be hosting Jim Barron, Christian Illusionist/Comedian and personality for WBCL, on September 17th, 2016, at 6:00pm. The event is open to public and is free. We are located at 63473 CR 7, Goshen, IN. 46526.

September 17, 2016
Calling all classic car owners and fans! Linton's Fall Classic Car Cruise In Saturday, September 17th 11am- 2pm Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17 Elkhart, IN For more info Lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Free to register and free to attend

September 17, 2016
Niles District Library, 620 E. Main. Niles, MI 49120 Kids have been enjoying Fun Friday Fitness classes all summer, now it's time for adults to join the fun. Come to our free yoga classes every Saturday in September, 10:30-11:30 am. This class is for all abilities; if you’ve never tried yoga, now is the perfect time to start!

September 21, 2016
Griefshare, a grief recovery seminar and support group for people experiencing grief & loss will be held on Wednesday evenings at Adamsville Road Church of God beginning July 6th thru September 28. It will meet from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Is This Normal?", The Challenges of Grief", and 'Why?" Meeting will be held at 51287 C.R. 7, Elkhart, In. For more information, please call 574-264-7255

September 23, 2016
New Hope Fellowship Church at 201 W. Michigan Ave. Paw Paw, Michigan on Friday, September 23rd at 7:00 PM. The concert features The "Link Union Family Singers/Instrumentalists" with seven high energy members and 18 instruments. The sound is that of gospel/bluegrass with stunning vocals and modern beats. A freewill offering will be received at the concert.

September 24, 2016
Albright United Methodist Church, 504 W. Mishawaka Avenue.(across from Battell Park) Mishawaka, IN is having a craft fair from 9am till 2pm Saturday September 24th. For more information or to sign up to be a vendor contact Melissa at (574) 274-3020

September 24, 2016
Dunlap United Methodist Church is hosting a 1 day Women’s Retreat on Saturday, September 24, 8:45AM – 5:00PM. Cost: $15.00. For more information please call Dunlap UMC at 875-7950.

September 24, 2016
Niles District Library, 620 E. Main. Niles, MI 49120 Kids have been enjoying Fun Friday Fitness classes all summer, now it's time for adults to join the fun. Come to our free yoga classes every Saturday in September, 10:30-11:30 am. This class is for all abilities; if you’ve never tried yoga, now is the perfect time to start!

September 24, 2016
September 17th- October 31st Fall at Linton's! Free Strawbale maze! Pumpkin Bowling ($2.00 all proceeds benefit ADEC,Inc), Pumpkin Train ($4.99 ea.), Scarecrow building, Coloring contest, and much more! For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17 Elkhart, IN 46516

September 24, 2016
“Tribute to Hope” - Vision of Hope is having a benefit concert featuring Grammy nominated recording artist, Wayburn Dean on September 24, 2016 at 6pm. Join us for a night of praise & worship as well as testimonies of how the Lord is transforming the lives of young ladies at Vision of Hope. This will be held at Faith Church 5526 State Road 26 E Lafayette, IN 47905. This is a free concert but there will be a love offering accepted. For information call 765-447-5900 or email voh@faithlafayette.org

September 28, 2016
Griefshare, a grief recovery seminar and support group for people experiencing grief & loss will be held on Wednesday evenings at Adamsville Road Church of God beginning July 6th thru September 28. It will meet from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Griefshare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Is This Normal?", The Challenges of Grief", and 'Why?" Meeting will be held at 51287 C.R. 7, Elkhart, In. For more information, please call 574-264-7255

September 30, 2016
Kokomo – Crossroads Community Church is hosting the 2nd annual Special Needs Prom. This year’s theme is Country Nights and will be held September 30, 2016, 6:30-9 p.m. Prom to Celebrate Adults and Teens (16 years and up) with Disabilities. Donations to Benefit Howard County & Area 5 Special Olympics.Again this year, we are calling on the community to join us! We are asking for volunteers & sponsors for the Prom. To learn more, please visit snp.ecrossroads.org.

September 30, 2016
New Life Church Kokomo - Friday FIRE Family Night is filled with fun for the entire family. It will begin with a presentation by the CHAMPS Team which will include black light puppets, Gospel illusion, God Rods, and some great family games. Free snacks will be provided. Come participate with your children or grandchildren. Join us on Friday, September 30th at 7:00 pm. For more information call 765-459-5067 or info@newlife4kokomo.org.

October 01, 2016
2016 INDIANA CORN HUSKING CONTEST! Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9 am – 1 pm. Bremen will be the corn husking capital of Indiana as the Craig Geyer Farm will host the Indiana corn husking contest. Join us at our Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Event! The Craig Geyer Farm is located at 20565 Tyler Road, Bremen, IN. For more information, contact: Clay Geyer, at 574/952-7197, husker_c@yahoo.com Bill Redding, at 765/404-0862, wrighley195@yahoo.com Larry Smith, at 219/362-4041, larrys@halderman.co

October 22, 2016
Arts & Crafts Show—Saturday, 9am to 3pm. Many local vendors will be set up to sell unique hand-made items. Whether you are just browsing or doing some early Christmas shopping, you are sure to find something really awesome! Limited vendor space is still available. Join us at New Life Church located at 1803 E. Vaile Ave, Kokomo, one block north of the Markland Mall on US 931.For more information or to apply for a booth contact Stephanie Schwartz@stephie0482@yahoo.com or call 765-459-5067

November 05, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County Saturday & Sunday, 11/5 & 11/6, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

November 12, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture.(All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County)Saturday 11/12, 10am- 4pm (Pets Welcome this day also! Bring a pet food donation) For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

November 18, 2016
Indiana Creative Ministry Solutions Regional Puppetry Training Festival will be held Friday evening and all day Saturday, November 18-19 at New Life Church, 1803 E. Vaile Ave. Kokomo, IN. This exciting two-day event will be filled with workshops, performances, competitions, & demonstrations. Registration for the two-day festival is $38 per person,discounts offered for early registration & groups of six or more.For info and to register call Creative Ministry Solutions Events Dept (800)569-4537

November 19, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Saturday 11/19, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

November 25, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Friday 11/25, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

November 26, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Saturday 11/26, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

December 03, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Saturday 12/3, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

December 10, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Saturday 12/10, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

December 17, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Saturday 12/17, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

December 20, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Tuesday 12/20, 11am- 2pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

December 22, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Thursday 12/22, 11am- 2pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

December 23, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Friday 12/23, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

December 24, 2016
Linton's Enchanted Gardens 2016 Free Pictures with Santa! Bring your camera and at least one non-perishable food item per person in the picture. (All food donations benefit Pantries & Kitchens United for Elkhart County) Saturday 12/24, 10am- 4pm. For more information lintons.com or 574-293-9699 Linton's Enchanted Gardens 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart, IN

 


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