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Conservatory hosting outdoor concert

Ty Causey will headline Jazzworks! at Foellinger-Freimann


Jen Poiry Prough

Whatzup Features Writer

Published July 6, 2022

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will welcome local music enthusiasts to an outdoor Jazzworks! concert on Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m.

The concert will feature Los Galaxy, Lisa McDavid, and headliner Ty Causey, and the venue offers a perfect view of the Three Rivers Festival finale fireworks. 

Admission to the concert is $10 with food and beverages available for purchase from Mad Anthony Brewing Company. 

Lawn chairs and children are welcome.

Collective hosting disabilities camp

Fort Wayne Dance Collective will hold a summer camp July 25-29, from 1-3 p.m. for students between the ages of 5 and 8 with diverse cognitive, emotional, physical, and/or developmental needs. 

The camp will include creative movement and yoga using music, props, and storytelling to engage children while working on breath work and gross motor skills. 

Tuition is $80 and registration must be submitted at fwdc.org by Tuesday, July 19.

Civic Theatre seeks costumer

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre is looking for an assistant costumer/rental manager with department supervision experience to start mid-July. 

Responsibilities include strong theatrical costume construction, advanced sewing skills, ability to coordinate, train, and supervise dressers and volunteers, and serve as the costume rental manager. Knowledge of department budgeting and all types of theatrical costume construction is required. 

Those interested in the position should send cover letter, résumé, current salary, and references by July 10 to Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, Executive/Artistic Director, 303 E. Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 or email pcolglazier@fwcivic.org.

Take a ride on the Sweet Breeze

Located at the south boat dock at Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St., Sweet Breeze boat tours have returned this summer.

Rides on the canal boat replica are available for $27 for a 90-minute river tour or $17 for a 45-minute tour. Rides on the 54-foot aluminum-hulled boat will be available through Sept. 4.

All ages are welcome, and children 2 and under can sit on an adult’s lap for no charge.

Donations sought for Civic Theatre

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre is seeking silent and live auction donations that will be used at their Oct. 8 fundraiser. 

This year’s theme is “Cabaret on Stage,” which will feature dinner with cabaret entertainment. 

Donated items can include tickets to sports events, access to special events, gift cards to restaurants, pubs, hotels, and wineries, or physical merchandise or gift baskets. 

Contact Eunice Wadewitz at (260) 422-8641 ext 226 or ewadewitz@fwcivic.org to arrange a drop-off.

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