Things to Do in Fort Wayne and Beyond

Easter Bunny parade is going to the dogs

Jen Poiry Prough

Whatzup Features Writer

Published April 13, 2022

Rub a Dub Dub Dog Grooming, 3234 Illinois Road, will host an Easter Bunny parade and photo sessions with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m.

Guests are invited to dress up their dogs to walk in the parade. 

Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available until 2  p.m.

Bridge lights raise awareness

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge will illuminate yellow, pink, and blue in support of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19. 

Residents are invited to share photos of the bridge on social media using the hashtags #cdhinternational #cdhawarenessday2022 #cdhlightup #martinlutherkingjrmemorialbridge. Photos can also be emailed to

Ceramic pinch pot workshop at Build Guild

The Build Guild, 1025 Goshen Ave., will host a hands-on ceramic pinch pot making workshop from 6-8 p.m., Monday, April 18. Participants will make their own pinch pot and learn how to decorate the outside using different carving tools and techniques. 

Registration is $32 for adults, $16 for students 17 and under, and $15 for spectator-only seating.  

To register or prepay, call (260) 209-9150 or go to and click on the event on the calendar.

Theater offerings this week

Fort Wayne has a variety of theater options this week:

Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaugherhouse-Five (April 15, 16, 22, 23, and 24) at RKF Studios, 2446 Lake Ave. Produced by Indiana Musical Theatre Foundation and directed by Alex Leavell, the drama runs about 90 minutes, and is based on the classic Vonnegut novel about Billy Pilgrim, a man “unstuck in time” after being abducted by aliens, and is based on Vonnegut’s own experience as an American POW.

Jersey Boys (April 21) at Embassy Theatre. The national tour of the hit Broadway musical tells the rags-to-riches story of the Four Seasons.

Trolls Live (April 19 & 20) at Memorial Coliseum. A live production featuring Poppy, Branch, and the rest of the Trolls from the popular film.


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