Churubusco Chamber of Commerce Banquet.
Santa’s Helpers Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Van Buren, downtown, Columbia City. Over 40 artists selling handcrafted and vintage goods from garden art to jewelry, designer clothing, paintings, works of glass, metal, wood and more. Des We Catering, sponsor of Santa’s Helpers Market, will provide shoppers with delicious holiday treats.
Ugly Sweater Night at Churubusco VFW, 109 N. Main Street. Carry-in dinner at 5 p.m., bring a covered dish. Sweater judging at 9 p.m. Open to the public.
New Year’s Eve at at Churubusco VFW, 109 N. Main Street, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Motown 70’s theme, karaoke. Party favors at midnight. For $6 enjoy a meal of pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans and cornbread (6 p.m. until gone). Open to the public.
Monday and Thursday
Churubusco History Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by and relive life in earlier times through photos and memorabilia
2nd Monday of Month
Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. All meetings are confidential and free of charge. Held at Columbia City United Methodist Church, 605 N. Forest Parkway, Columbia City, at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 1-800-272-3900 or Jon Gotz at 260-503-9459.
Churubusco Community-wide Free Food Service in cooperation with Community Harvest Food Bank will give away free fruits, vegetables, milk, bread and misc. to local residents at the Churubusco United Methodist Church, 750 N. Main Street, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. No income restrictions, open to all in the area. For more information call 693-2154.
Freedom Through Art (FTA), 6 to 8 p.m. at Lutheran Military Veterans and Families Ministries, Inc., 1615 Vance Ave., Suite 3, Fort Wayne. Informal art program for veterans. FTA is a free wellness program and is free to any veteran. 260-755-2239 or 637-6618; lmvfm.org/.
Food Pantry open by appointment at Churubusco United Methodist Church. If assistance is needed, call the church office at 693-2154 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
First Tuesday of the Month
Churubusco Elementary School PTO Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Elementary Library. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Food Pantry at St. John Bosco Catholic Church open 4 to 6 p.m. Serving Churubusco and 8 mile radius.
Second Thursday of the Month
LaOtto Park Association Meeting at 7 p.m. in the community building. Park Cafe is open for breakfast and lunch 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information call 637-6011.
2nd & 4th Thursday
Wolf Lake Free Health Clinic open from 1 to 7 p.m., located in the Wolf Lake United Methodist Church, Wolf Lake, 260-564-1946.