Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from June 2011

Posted on June 30, 2011 at 8:44:54 am by Jan B.

Artlink's Sharpie Show Stuns

I wish I was the type of person who could wander around an art gallery for hours, deeply appreciating every brushstroke, wire placement, photograph or pencil etch. Unfortunately, I am one of those “this is cool” people who take a 10-second look at a painting and then move on to the next ... More ›

Posted on June 29, 2011 at 4:38:19 am by Kristen G.

Fourth of July Fireworks in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Looking for a way to celebrate the 4th in Fort Wayne, Indiana? Enjoy these amazing fireworks displays from vantage points around the city: * AT&T Fireworks from IPFW Campus: Monday, July 4, after dusk (about 10pm) * TinCaps Baseball Game and Fireworks at Parkview Field: Sunday, July 3, ... More ›
The ring-tailed lemur troop at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo experienced a baby boom last week with the addition of three little lemurs. Caera gave birth to twin male babies and Seiodin delivered a single female baby on June 11 and 12, respectively. Seiodin is Caera's mother, so she became a ... More ›

Posted on June 26, 2011 at 6:50:45 am by Renee M.

Bounce Mania - Get Rid of Steam Without Heating Up!

Here’s how day #2 of summer vacation starts at my house…"Mom, I’m so bored, there’s NOTHING to do!" This whining, accompanied with 95 degree weather outside, means that we are ready to get out of the house, but still be in the AC. Lutheran Health SportsCenter's Bounce Mania (located at 3869 ... More ›

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 2:15:29 pm by Jan B.

Relive History at Miami Indian Heritage Days

Native American history comes alive each month at the Miami Heritage Days. The History Center hosts educational Saturday afternoons at Chief Richardville’s where visitors can learn about some of Fort Wayne’s earliest inhabitants — The Miami Indians. For the first Saturday of every month, ... More ›

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 5:31:25 am by Jan B.

Zip into the Weekend at RiverFest!

A firework-finale may signal the closing of IPFW’s RiverFest, but this year’s Super Zipline attraction offers visitors two extra days to soar the sky! The new ride will continue to zip participants across the St. Joe River from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, and 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on ... More ›

Posted on June 22, 2011 at 6:48:19 am by Renee M.

Meet me at Lunch on the Square!

I always know that it is “officially” summer when Lunch on the Square kicks off at One Summit Square, at the corner of Calhoun and Wayne Street. The Downtown Improvement Districts hosts this FREE event every Thursday in June, July and August from 11:30am-1pm. Lunch on the Square is a great ... More ›

Posted on June 21, 2011 at 6:36:18 am by Emily E.

Enjoy Thirsty Thursdays at Parkview Field!

By far one of my favorite things to do in Fort Wayne is to watch the TinCaps play at Parkview Field. The TinCaps are a minor league baseball team who play in a great new downtown stadium. The prices for tickets are very affordable; with lawn seats starting at just $5 and stadium seating for ... More ›

Posted on June 20, 2011 at 6:00:00 am by Rebecca C.


Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page.

No matter your true ethnic heritage, don’t miss your chance to be a little Greek at the 31st Annual Greek Fest, June 23-26 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne. This local summer event, sponsored by Holy Trinity

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