May 21, 2020– The two-week spring biodegradable leaf/yard-bag collection is winding down. Residents can call 311 through 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020, to schedule a pick-up. The bag collection occurs within two business days of the phone call to 311, and residents must place the bags at the

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May 21, 2020 - Fort Wayne UNITED’s TenPoint Coalition, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department and The Chapel church, will distribute boxes of nonperishable food items to members of the community who are struggling in these difficult

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May 21, 2020 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will be opening several city recreation facilities as part of Stage 3 of Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track plan. On May 22, the following facilities will be available to the public.

May 13, 2020 - To show support and to honor 2020 high school graduates, the City of Fort Wayne will light the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge in downtown Fort Wayne. Today, Mayor Tom Henry announced that each Fort Wayne and Allen County high school will have their school’s colors

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May 7, 2020 - Beginning Monday, May 11, the City of Fort Wayne Street Department will be collecting biodegradable paper leaf/yard waste bags.  The collection requires residents to call 311 to schedule a pick-up. The bag collection occurs within two business days of the phone call to 311, and

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May 4, 2020 - Fort Wayne Animal Care’s Adoption Center will begin expanding adoption opportunities while still practicing social distancing and best practices to keep staff and the public safe.

Beginning May 5, the adoption center will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 5:30 p.m.

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April 30, 2020 - All three Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Golf Courses are scheduled to reopen on May 4, following closures due to the city’s COVID-19 response. Foster Park Golf Course, McMillen Park Golf Complex, and Shoaff Park Golf Course and Driving Range will open to the public at 10 a.m. on

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April 24, 2020 - The National Arbor Day Foundation has awarded the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department with its 30th consecutive Tree City USA designation, and the department culminated a week-long celebration by planting trees in Brewer Park.

The Arbor Day Foundation recognized the City

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April 24, 2020 - The annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale, sponsored by the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, is now selling a wide variety of locally-grown plants on-line. The sale features annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, and many other garden items. The annual fund raiser is being

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