Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: July 5, 2018 - Newsletter Issue 437

Three Rivers Festival

Three Rivers Festival returns on Friday, July 13, for its 50th year!  Since 1969, the Three Rivers Festival has grown to become Indiana's second largest summer festival, a family-friendly, exciting nine-day community celebration.

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Open Streets Fort Wayne
Returning to Downtown 

Open Streets Fort Wayne returns to Downtown Fort Wayne on Sunday, July 15! There will be activities, live music, dining at local restaurants while sitting at tables in the street, and more!

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Creative Women of the World 
Supporting them boosts global economies

The women that Creative Women of the World works with are facing conditions and circumstances like poverty, disease, and cycles of abuse. Their art is an outlet, both emotionally and financially.

Birdwatching on Our Rivers
Riverfront Citizen Science

Riverfront Fort Wayne is once again excited to partner with Fort Wayne Trails to offer Birdwatching on Our Urban Rivers. Join them on Sunday, July 8 at 2 p.m. Please meet at the Lawton Park Trailhead on 4th Street.

Lunch on the Square
Freimann Square

Music is provided each week and everyone is encouraged to support local business during the lunch hour. This is a free family-friendly event that is open to all ages. Join us next on July 12! 

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Alyssum Montessori School
Accepting applications

Alyssum Montessori School has officially moved into Downtown Fort Wayne at 916 S. Calhoun Street. With access to learning experiences at the ACPL, the Conservatory, and FWMoA, they will be focusing on the Montessori philosophy with a thoughtfully prepared learning environment.

Family Film Series
Cinema Center

Cinema Center brings family-friendly films to the screen every Wednesday until August 29. Join them for the next film on July 11.

Outer Grace Boutique
511 West Wayne Street

Ladies! Outer Grace Boutique is helping women wear their inner beauty. Check out this beautiful boutique on West Wayne Street.

Taste of the Arts
Art, culture, food, drinks and more!

Taste of the Arts Festival celebrates and supports the rich diversity of arts and cultural experiences in our vibrant community. The festival is open to all, providing access to art without cost.

International Village
Three Rivers Festival

Enjoy songs, dances, storytelling, demonstrations, food, and crafts from different cultures that live in Fort Wayne. FREE admission! Prices vary for food and crafts.

Downtown 360° Tour
Enjoy our Virtual Tour!

Through numerous aerial, business and street level views; the Downtown 360 virtual tour connects retail and restaurant locations, as well as cultural and parking information into an easy to navigate and visually stunning super tour that will allow you to explore and plan your next visit to Downtown from virtually anywhere!

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Downtown Gateway Feature

Dearly Departed
Lindenwood Cemetery

Tour the grounds of historic and serene Lindenwood Cemetery while learning about its architecture and the symbolism of memorials and monuments. 
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