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The Fort Wayne Bonsai Club is preparing to attend the annual Chicago Bonsai Show on August 19th.

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An Embassy Theater Program called SCORE! presents their annual musical this Sunday. The show is created and performed by middle school students.

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The Sunny Schick Camera Shop is closing its doors after 90 years of business.

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Southwest Honey Company pairs with Allen County Public Libraries to bring a hands-on workshop about honeybees.

This summer, children and parents are invited to learn about honeybees at area libraries. This 90 minute workshop is called, “Explore The Honeybee.”

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Fort Wayne’s riverfront development officially began Thursday with a ceremonial groundbreaking at the future site of Promenade Park.

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The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society paired with the Chicago Metra to bring 3,000 guests aboard a 1940s steam locomotive excursion this past weekend.

 

Fort Wayne’s steam locomotive no. 765 leads a round-trip excursion from Joliet to Chicago. Passengers attend a private vintage themed event in downtown Chicago. Here, guests were encouraged to wear 1940s attire while they enjoy cocktails, appetizers and live entertainment.

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Fort Wayne Farmer’s Markets say they have had an increasing amount of buyer and vendor participation.The city’s market coordinator spoke about how the market is dealing with the growth.

 

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Butterflies from around the world are in Fort Wayne for the The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory’s 15th annual butterfly exhibit.

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Recently, discussions about mental health have focused on a Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why. The show is about a high school student who kills herself, and some Fort Wayne health organizations are concerned about the way the show portrays suicide.

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School children met Fort Wayne's newest Peregrine falcons atop the Indiana-Michigan Power building Friday, as biologists banded the birds by placing a small cuff with a tracking number on their legs.  

Pam Whitacre, a volunteer with Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center, says its goal is to protect the birds from endangerment.

“We’re passionate about birds,” says Whitacre, “and we want to get the education out there to let people know how important raptors are to the environment.”