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 ›
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 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 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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Posted on June 16, 2011 at 10:25:58 am by Jan B.

RiverFest Makes a Splash with a New Attraction

On June 25, IPFW will be hosting its second annual RiverFest. This action-packed festival is fun for the whole family. NEW THIS YEAR: RiverFest goers can have a birds-eye view of the river from the festival’s newest attraction, a Super Zipline! The 500 ft. zip will shuttle participants ... More ›

Posted on June 13, 2011 at 4:29:13 am by Jan B.

Dive into History for Free!

Curious about Allen County? You’re in luck! In honor of their 90th anniversary, The History Center would like to invite visitors to tour their facilities for FREE from June 13-18. Learn more about Fort Wayne's history and celebrate this momentous milestone. Learn more by visiting our website ... More ›

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