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National Novel Writing in Fort Wayne

November has begun and so has National Novel Writing Month, the challenge to write 50,000 words in a month. The point of NaNoWriMo is not to produce a perfect book ready for print, but to do a rough draft that can be edited later. The site explains that the nonprofit’s approach to creative…

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Tour Like An Insider: Don't Leave Town Without...

We asked our bloggers about the inside scoop on activities and places you can't leave Fort Wayne without trying or visiting. Here's what they had to share: If you’ve never made it to one of Northeast Indiana’s lakes, you’re missing out. Find a friend and enjoy the water. You won’t regret it…

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Beat the heat with Fort Wayne's indoor activities

The thermostat says 90 degrees. Spending any significant amount of time outside is such heat doesn't sound like much fun. What to do? Luckily, for you, Fort Wayne offers many activities and attractions to beat the heat, and kill boredom to boot. Here are a few suggestions: Get artsy: Wine…

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Journey through Generations at FGS 2013

By Tina Lyons, FGS 2013 Publicity Chair Genealogists love visiting Fort Wayne. The Allen County Public Library’s Genealogy Center is home to the second largest genealogy collection in the United States. A trip to Fort Wayne can help genealogists find their ancestors in Indiana, across the…

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Did someone say "free"?

Budget-conscious visitors can find plenty to do in the Summit City at no cost. Here are a few wallet-friendly options: Summer is a great time to get active. Ride or walk on Fort Wayne's trail system. Fort Wayne is a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts. Its 60-mile trail system and rivers…

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Discover Your Roots at The Genealogy Center

Need help in finding information about a long-lost relative for a family history project? How about trying to find photos for a high school reunion? Are you a military veteran wanting to track down buddies? You’re in luck! The Genealogy Center at the main branch of Allen County Public Library…

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