January 25, 2014
Saturday, January 25, 2014
1- 4 pm

Beat the winter blahs by bringing the whole family downtown Fort Wayne for a day of winter fun.
Allen County Public Library
900 Library Plaza
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Free Event
Winter Crafts in Children’s Dept. & Freezing Fun on the Plaza (2-3 pm)

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
1100 S. Calhoun St.
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Regular Admission
“High Places, Hidden Spaces” Exhibit and interactive displays, crafts and ice carving.

Science Central
1950 N. Clinton
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 1/2 price admission
Make Glacial Gak (a.k.a. “Slime”) and enjoy ice cream made using liquid nitrogen! Then visit our new Science On a Sphere exhibit and learn with NOAA Scientist/National Weather Service Meteorologist Sam Lash.

The Old Fort (Historic Fort Wayne)
1201 Spy Run Ave.
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Free Admission (Donations Accepted)
Experience winter at the Fort as it was in 1754 as a French garrison.
Bake sale, Hot Cocoa and Coffee

Headwaters Park Ice Rink
333 South Clinton St.
11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Regular Admission
Public skating with figure skating exhibitions at 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:15.

History Center
302 E. Berry St.
12:00-5:00 p.m. 1/2 price admission
Half Price Admission to museum noon to 5.
Lecture & Book Signing by Randy Harter 2 p.m. Free to public.

Lawton Park
1900 N. Clinton St.
1:00-3:00 p.m. Free Event
Grace College vs. IPFW in the annual Polar Bear Rugby Game,

Community Center
233 W. Main St.
1:00-4:00 p.m. / 2:00 Youtheatre Free Event
Winter Carnival features horse-drawn carriage rides, games, crafts and ice carving. Youtheatre presents “People in Your Neighborhood” at 2:00.

Grand Wayne Center
120 West Jefferson Blvd.
1:00 & 4:00 p.m. Free Event
The Indiana All State Percussion Ensemble and Dekalb High School Show Choir perform at 1:00 and Indiana University Singing Hoosiers at 4:00.

Auer Center for Arts & Culture

300 East Main St.
1:00 & 4:00 p.m. Admission $5
Watch the live performance of “The People Could Fly!"

Ice Carving Information:

Watch professional carvers create ice sculptures before your eyes!

10 am      Grand Wayne Center Ice Carving Demonstration, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

10 am      St. Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry Street

11 am      Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun Street

12 pm      Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza

2 pm       Community Center, 233 W. Main Street

2 pm       Aurer Center for Arts & Culture, 300 E. Main Street

Pre-sculpted     Freimann Square, Clinton & Main Street

Pre-sculpted     Office One Solutions, 1021 S. Calhoun Street

NEW THIS YEAR--The Penguin Hunt. Each Winterval site will have its own official Winterval Penguin. Locate each penguin and enter its name on your official Penguin Hunt form. Submit your completed entry form at a Winterval location designated on the form to be entered into a prize drawing. Entry forms can be found at or at most Winterval locations.
For much more information about Winterval, visit

Allen County Parks and Recreation (Venue Events)
7324 Yohne Road
Fort Wayne, IN   46809

Phone: (260) 449-3180
Fox Island, Metea, Payton, Cook's Landing- Hiking, Birding, Cross-Country Skiing, Swimming, Fishing and Nature Preserves. Educational and school programs.
Allen County Public Library (Venue Events)
900 Library Plaza
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 421-1200
Trace your family roots at the country's second largest genealogy department. Professional on-site counselors are available to assist in searches. Call the main branch for library hours which vary according to the season.
Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory (Venue Events)
1100 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 427-6440
Enjoy the lush gardens of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in downtown Fort Wayne.
Headwaters Park (Venue Events)
333 S.Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 425-5745
A 30 acre park in downtown Fort Wayne which provides a setting for a wide range of public and private events including festivals, concerts and cultural events, weddings, family reunions and other parties.
Lawton Park (Venue Events)
Visit Lawton Park and play on a scaled version of the original fort.
Science Central (Venue Events)
1950 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46805

Phone: (260) 424-2400
Hands-on fun is the rule at Indiana's interactive science center.
The History Center (Venue Events)
302 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 426-2882
An interactive museum that highlights the history of Allen County, from Little Turtle and Anthony Wayne, to inventions that originated in this area.
The Old Fort (Venue Events)
1201 Spy Run Ave
Fort Wayne, IN   46805

Phone: (260) 437-2836
Visit the Historic Fort, where history is brought to life!
Arts United Center (Venue Events)
303 East Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802
Arts United Center offers a unique setting, we can accommodate a variety of activities from a large seminar to a small informal meeting.