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3RF Schedule


Follow the Pipes: Times and locations available at; 426-2882; organ concerts on area pipe organs in Fort Wayne area

Trinity English Shining Lights: 8:30 a.m.; Trinity English Lutheran Church, 405 W. Wayne St.; 426-3424 or; fine-arts adventure of music, drama and dance for ages 8 to 14; $20

Fort Wayne Driving Tours: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; departure from Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; 427-6466; learn the history of Fort Wayne in the comfort of a van; there is some walking so comfortable shoes needed; cost is $2

Ventures in Creativity: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Mimi and Ian Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication, Weatherhead Gallery, 2701 Spring St.; 399-7999

T.R.A.I.N. Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; The History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; 426-2882 or; model railroads with fully operational freight yard run by the Three Rivers and Northern Indiana Train model railroad club. $6 adults, $4 students and seniors, and ages 2 and younger free

Rhythm and Flow Summer Garden Exhibit: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.; 247-6440 or; features mixed-species floral beds with topiary sculptures; $5 adults, $3 ages 3 to 17 and 2 years and younger free

Lunch Time Music: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, Headwaters Park East; music from Jamie Simon Trio; free

Envision Fort Wayne Center:11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 916 S. Calhoun St.; 427-1129 or; innovative place for the community to comment, discuss and review all aspects of the riverfront study

DeBrand tours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; DeBrand Headquarters, 10105 Auburn Park Drive; 969-8330 or; $5 with a $5 rebate on a purchase of $10 or more

Helicopter rides: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Headwaters Park West

Downtown Midway: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Headwaters Park East and West; amusement rides, pony rides, water balls and human hamster balls and face painting

Marketplace: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Headwaters Park West; mini shopping bazaar

Concert – American Young: Also Chuck Wicks, Hubie Ashcraft and Brothers Osborne; doors open 6 p.m.; Hanning & Bean Festival Plaza, Headwaters Park East; $5 advance, $8 day of show

Plymouth Summer Music Festival: 7 p.m.; Plymouth Church, 501 W. Berry St.; 423-2494; free concerts for all ages every night; Go to; free-will offering