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Natalie E.
Natalie Eggeman is the Public Information Officer for the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department. After working behind the scenes in TV news for 16 years, and spending six more years producing videos in the financial services industry, Natalie feels right at home around local media, or anyone carrying a video camera. She’s a perfect fit for Parks & Recreation because she loves staying active playing tennis and riding her bike on the Rivergreenway. For more information about Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation, visit www.fortwayneparks.org.

The not-so-scary side of Fright Night

When my children were young, they dreaded the holiday traditions I thought they’d love. They hated sitting on Santa’s lap and they cried and screamed on Halloween more than the ghouls did. That’s why I'm glad that Fright Night in Fort Wayne on October 20th has plenty of kid-friendly events…

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The Guess Who Hits the Stage in Fort Wayne

I grew up in the 70’s. Back when the Cincinnati Reds were called the Big Red Machine, Life and Monopoly were just board games, and our music was on records, 8 Tracks or cassettes. So, how can I pass up the chance to see a really sick band—or as we used to say fab band—like The Guess Who on…

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Head on down to the Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration!

The Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration is one of the most unique family-friendly events in northeast Indiana. How often do you have a chance to step back in time to the simple farm life of the 1930’s and immerse yourself in the texture, colors and sounds of that era? The sweet aroma of…

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Down on the Farm at Fort Wayne's Botanical Conservatory

Did you have a Fisher-Price farm when you were growing up? Remember back in 1968 when it first came out, there was a red barn with a silo, a chicken, a rooster, a cow, a horse and wagon, as well as four wooden people? I named those farmers something like Ma, Pa, Freddy and Mary. (I named…

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Find Winter Fun in Downtown Fort Wayne at WINTERVAL!

The mission of the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is to provide positive opportunities for leisure time. Which means fun, right? Why would anyone want to waste their leisure time on anything that isn’t fun? In the past, most of the fun we provided took place in the summer, but we’re…

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