Free Outdoor Movie Series
Sep
9
8:15pm 8:15pm

Free Outdoor Movie Series

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PG)

In this first of the Harry Potter series, a young boy heads to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and sit back and enjoy the show. The event will take place in the parking lot in front of Sweets So Geek, and the movie will begin 15-30 minutes after sundown.  

Check the Sweets So Geek Facebook page for further details.

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North Anthony Corridor Block Party
Sep
10
1:00pm 1:00pm

North Anthony Corridor Block Party

  • 3523 North Anthony Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN, 46805 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy the fun at the Fourth Annual North Anthony Corridor Block Party where there will be live bands, food and drink, street performers, family and children’s entertainment, and much more in promoting the vibrancy and quality of life in the North Anthony Corridor. Check out the Block Party 2017 webpage for all the details!

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Free Outdoor Movie Series
Oct
7
7:30pm 7:30pm

Free Outdoor Movie Series

Beetlejuice (PG)

In this Comedy/Fantasy, the ghosts of a recently-deceased couple contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. The services come with a price, however.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and sit back and enjoy the show. The event will take place in the parking lot in front of Sweets So Geek, and the movie will begin 15-30 minutes after sundown.  

Check the Sweets So Geek Facebook page for further details.

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Free Outdoor Movie Series
Aug
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

Free Outdoor Movie Series

Wayne's World (PG-13)

Join the adventure as friends Wayne and Garth try to promote their public access cable show.
 
Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and sit back and enjoy the show. The event will take place in the parking lot in front of Sweets So Geek, and the movie will begin 15-30 minutes after sundown.  

Check the Sweets So Geek Facebook event for further details.

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Free Outdoor Movie Series
Jul
22
7:45pm 7:45pm

Free Outdoor Movie Series

Jurassic Park (PG-13)

In this Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, a theme park suffers a power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to wreak havoc.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and sit back and enjoy the show. The event will take place in the parking lot in front of Sweets So Geek, and the movie will begin 15-30 minutes after sundown.  

Check the Sweets So Geek Facebook event for further details.

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Free Outdoor Movie Series
Jun
23
7:30pm 7:30pm

Free Outdoor Movie Series

The Muppet Movie (G)

Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit! 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and sit back and enjoy the show. The event will take place in the parking lot in front of Sweets So Geek, and the movie will begin 15-30 minutes after sundown.  

Check the Facebook event for more details.

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Free Outdoor Movie Series
May
27
8:15pm 8:15pm

Free Outdoor Movie Series

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sweets So Geek will be kicking off their summer free outdoor movie series with Episode VII of the Star Wars movie franchise. Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the First Order attempts to rule the galaxy. Watch as a ragtag group of heroes, with the help of the Resistance, fights to stop them. 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and sit back and enjoy the show. See the Facebook event page for more details. 

The event will take place in the parking lot in front of Sweets So Geek, and the movie will begin 15-30 minutes after sundown.  

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Apr
29
10:00am10:00am

Touch-A-Truck

  • Ivy Tech Community College Northeast - Coliseum Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Ivy Association for the Education of Young Children, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast's student organization for the Early Childhood Education program, is hosting its seventh annual Touch-A-Truck event. Children will be able to explore nearly 50 vehicles, which may include limos, fire trucks, tow trucks, and police cars. The event is in conjunction with the national Month of the Young Child.

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North Anthony Corridor Spring Fever
Apr
22
11:00am11:00am

North Anthony Corridor Spring Fever

  • 3109 North Anthony Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN, 46805 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It's time to spruce things up for outdoor eating, drinking, shopping, and just plain celebrating!  We're looking for volunteers to help with some spring cleaning along the Corridor, and when you're done, enjoy food and drink from our restaurants and on-site local food trucks.  There will also be live bands playing at Record Store Day at Wooden Nickel for your musical enjoyment.  

Most importantly, we'll be doing a video shoot at the former Rogers/Scott's grocery store property (3109 N. Anthony Blvd.) to help promote the site to prospective grocery store chains.  WE NEED A HUGE CROWD OF PEOPLE TO SHOW HOW MUCH OUR AREA WANTS A GROCERY STORE!   

The agenda for the day is:

  • 8am - 9pm (tentative hours): Record Store Day at Wooden Nickel
  • 11am to 1pm - corridor clean up/eat & drink
  • 1pm to 2pm - video shoot at Rogers/Scott's site (3109 N. Anthony Blvd.)

Also see our Facebook event.

 

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Jan
26
to May 4

Special Cuisines Dinner Series

  • Ivy Tech - Coliseum Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast culinary students are presenting multi-course dinners centered around world-cuisine themes. Several dates are scheduled for February, March, and April with the last in early May. Open to the public, the dinners are $25 per person, and reservations are required to attend.  Additional details are at the Special Cuisines website.

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Jan
21
11:00am11:00am

Third Annual Harry Potter Day - Diagon Alley

Join Sweets So Geek in celebrating all things Harry Potter.  Take classes in Potions and Transfiguration, sample food from around the globe and treats like Butterbeer, Cauldron Cakes, and Chocolate Frogs.  There will also be costume and trivia contests.  The event is FREE!  See the Facebook event for more details.  

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Nov
28
to Dec 3

St. Nicholas Icon Painting Workshop

  • St. Nicholas Orthodox Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Prepare for the Nativity and celebrate St. Nicholas Day by painting a traditional Byzantine icon of "St. Nicholas" from start to finish.  This hands-on workshop is open to everyone and with any skill level.  No artistic experience is necessary.  Students will receive step-by-step instructions and all materials to paint an 8"x10" icon.  Fees apply.

Additional details are at http://bit.ly/2dnspzB.

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Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
Nov
26
4:00pm 4:00pm

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for the 2nd Annual North Anthony Corridor Christmas Tree Lighting.  Stop by for some cookies and hot chocolate, a raffle for gift cards to local Corridor businesses, and to see Santa!  We are also asking for canned good donations to a local food bank.  

4pm: Event begins - enjoy refreshments and coloring activities for the kids
4:45pm: First raffle drawing
5pm: Santa arrives
5:45pm: Second raffle drawing
6pm: Christmas tree lighting

Also see the Facebook event.

See you on the #NACorridor!

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Fort Wayne Commercial Facade Grant Program
Nov
11
to Dec 29

Fort Wayne Commercial Facade Grant Program

The City of Fort Wayne offers a Commercial Facade Grant Program to assist businesses in making exterior building improvements which, in turn, will help revitalize the city's commercial corridors.  Eligible businesses located in an Economic Development Target Area (EDTA), which he North Anthony Corridor is, may receive a 50% matching grant (up to a certain dollar amount) toward the cost of the project.  

More details are at http://www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org/commercial-facade-grant-program.

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