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The BEST FM 95.1 WAJI RILEY RADIOTHON will be December 17th from the Simon Family Tower located in the heart of the Riley Hospital for Children. We are excited to bring you a new date this year to recognize the Gift Of Hope for the thousands of Fort Wayne area children who are served by Riley. There are several ways to participate including giving the day of the radiothon or by donating early by clicking HERE.
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Each week, BEST FM 95.1 WAJI and SUMMIT CITY BICYCLES AND FITNESS have teamed up with VISIT FORT WAYNE to present:
The Best List: Five Things To Do In Fort Wayne
This list is updated constantly with new things for you and your family to see, do and explore around greater Fort Wayne. Who knew we had so much to do every weekend?
Plus, you have a chance to win a brand new bike to start the new year from Summit City Bicycles and Fitness… just scroll down to the bottom of this page and fill out the entry form!
THE BEST LIST (10/10/14):
BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY: RHYTHM & FLOW
The Showcase Garden will become a sculpture, using the landscape architect’s tools of plant color, earth form, and curved line to build a vibrant and harmonious eye-scape for the visitor. An arch of blue-grey succulent plants flows into a river-like ribbon, bending and dividing through the center of the garden, ending in dynamic punctuations of form. Bright geometries of flowers and foliage surround a living, central sculpture ~ providing an unconventional backdrop for thoughtful contemplation and photography.
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Thursday 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday Noon – 4 pm, Closed Mondays
Admission: Adults $5, Children (ages 3-17) $3, Age 2 and Under FREE
SCIENCE CENTRAL: MARVELOUS MOLECULES
Amoebas, crabs, willow trees, elephants, whales and people all look different on the outside, but inside; billions and billions of molecules interact in similar ways to carry out common life functions-moving, sensing, defending and reproducing. Likewise, the variety of different molecules found in living things is vast, but these molecules are all based on combinations of only 25 different atoms. In Marvelous Molecules: The Secret of Life, a series of exhibit stations, computer interactives, and hands-on models, invite visitors to explore how and why these different interactions happen by breaking life down into smaller and smaller parts and revealing the similarities and differences among life-forms in this world. The exhibition was developed by the New York Hall of Science.
Hours: Wednesday through Friday – 10 am – 4 pm, Saturday – 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday – 12- 5 pm
Admission: Adults & Kids (3-12) – $8, Seniors (65+) – $7, Kids (2 & under) – FREE
DOWNTOWN FORT WAYNE: HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS
October 18: This is not your ordinary ghost tour. During this tour we will tell you the true dark history of Fort Wayne from disastrous building collapses to hanging and bloody battles. This tour may not be suitable for all ages, however, all ages are welcome. If you are looking for a tour where you will be frightened or see a ghost, then this tour is not for you. We will give you true historical tales of the city.
To purchase tickets by phone please call ARCH at 260-426-5117 or online atwww.archfw.org
GRAND WAYNE CENTER: BRICKWORLD FORT WAYNE
Brickworld is excited to be bringing their premiere LEGO display and exposition to Fort Wayne for the 4th consecutive year! Once again, on Saturday and Sunday of the event, the displayers will put their creations on display in 32,000 square feet of space for the public to enjoy at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun! See spectacular creations all built from LEGO bricks by local LEGO enthusiasts. Enjoy interactive activities, such as the LEGO and DUPLO play brick areas, fighting robots, seek and finds, etc. Buy your favorite LEGO sets, minifigures, and LEGO accessories from various vendors.
Hours: Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday, October 12, 2014, 10 am – 4 pm
FORT WAYNE CHILDRENS ZOO: WILD ZOO HALLOWEEN
The Wild Zoo Halloween offers adventure, family fun, and tasty treats that are just right for pint-sized guests.
Hours: Friday, October 17 – Sunday, October 19, Thursday, October 23 – Sunday, October 26, Friday, October, 31
Admission: Admission: $5 per person (all ages), Admission + trick-or-treating: $9 per person (all ages)
AND, don’t forget to register to win an Electra Townie 7D men’s or women’s bike from Summit City Bikes and Fitness!
The Townie introduced Electra’s patented Flat Foot Technology® to the world. With an upright seating position that lets you see the world better and place your feet flat on the ground whenever you want, the Townie sets a new standard in comfort and control.
To Enter, fill out the entry form below and click send!
Counting Crows are coming to Fort Wayne and the historica Embassy Theatre on Sunday, December 7th as part of their Somewhere Under Wonderland Tour!! Pre-sale tickets are on sale this Wednesday (10/15) with general public tickets on sale this Friday (10/17). You can get your tickets HERE and at the Embassy Theatre box office. Tickets will be on sale for $88, $68, $58, and $48. We’re so excited!!
The Electric Smoker by Masterbuilt lets you impress your family and friends with mouth-watering dishes and it’s easier than cooking on your grill. The digital thermostat controlled temperature and cooking timer allows for even, consistent cooking and with a design in mind for easy clean-up, it gives you more time to spend with your family and friends while the smoker does the rest. Impress your friends and family with the Electric Smoker by Masterbuilt. Available at your local Meijer and Tractor Supply.
Visit www.masterbuilt.com for a complete list of retailers.
It’s the 25th Anniversary of Fort Wayne Toyota… but you get the presents! Win a new “vehicle” for your kids — a Peg Perego Polaris XP850 Battery Operated ATV!! It’s EASY to get in the running… simply stop by Fort Wayne Toyota in the 14/69 Auto Mall in Illinois Road, fill out the entry blank! The deadline to enter is October 31st… Good Luck!
Jungle George’s Kids Favorite Fun Place is where kids can play & laugh in a fun, safe, awesome atmosphere….Where parents can relax & watch a game or movie on any of our many TV’s while the kids let loose…Where families can come together for mess-free, fuss-free birthdays & parties that will make fantastic memories.
Just click HERE to sign up!
In the maze you will find games to play, bridges to climb and get a birds eye view of the corn, and a fun tube slide that everyone can enjoy!
There are many kids activities including hay rides, a straw mountain, and much, much more!
Click HERE for hours, prices, directions, and more!
Win a Jungle George’s Birthday Party that includes admission and birthday cake for up to 10 kids!
Jungle George’s Kids Favorite Fun Place is where kids can play & laugh in a fun, safe, awesome atmosphere…Where parents can relax & watch a game or movie on any of our many TV’s while the kids let loose!
We’ll pick 3 winners each weekday…To Enter: Simply fill out the form below and hit the send button.
NOTE: Only 1 entry per person.
(Click HERE to find out more about Jungle George’s)