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Christmas at University of Saint Francis

The University of Saint Francis is the place to be this holiday season. If you've never visited the local university at Christmas time, this is the year to give it a try. There are several events with something each family member is sure to enjoy. Christmas in the Castle Brookside, also known…

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Family-Friendly Art Exploration in Fort Wayne

I am an aunt of two young boys and an avid lover of Fort Wayne's art scene. Thus, I get asked a lot of questions in regards to the family-friendliness of the local arts scene among my friends and contacts. Fortunately, Fort Wayne offers great and affordable options forart loving families…

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The Man Who Came to Dinner

Play time! The University of Saint Francis students will be presenting their fall play, “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” a three-act comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, in November 2013. Presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., NY, the play is set in Ohio in…

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Give Fort Wayne Universities a "College Try"

Fort Wayne has been blessed with several high-quality educational institutions. The great part is they don't just serve their respective students - each one offers opportunities for the public to become engaged. Here are a few ways that you as a visitor can participate in the richness of Fort…

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To Kill a Mockingbird Staged in Fort Wayne This April

No one would say Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a kids’ story. And yet the lead actor in this Academy award-winning tale is a child, a young girl named Scout. Frankly, I never understood Lee’s choice of placing children in this dramatization of a violent crime. Obviously, her treatment…

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Third Day: The Miracle Tour

Fans of the popular band Third Day will be happy to know that their 45-city Miracle Tour concert will be making a stop in Fort Wayne on March 8, 2013. The concert will also feature American Idol finalist Colton Dixon and singer/songwriter Josh Wilson. The concert will take place at the…

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Get "starry eyed" at the University of St. Francis

Remember when you gazed into the night sky as a kid? Well, you can re-live those same memories now as as adult. The University of Saint Francis' Edwin Clark Schouweiler Memorial Planetarium is quite the astrological experience. Enter a 30-foot projection dome with 75 seats. At the center of…

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Think University of St. Francis For Holiday Fun

The public is invited to celebrate the holiday season with the University of Saint Francis (USF). Below are a few events you don't want to miss: Christmas in the Castle, Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8 &9. : Historic Brookside, the former Bass family mansion, will be decorated for Christmas by local…

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