April 3, 2020 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Board of Commissioners today announced that Citizens Square and the Rousseau Centre will remain closed to the public. The announcement follows Governor Eric Holcomb's decision to extend Indiana's stay-at-home executive order by two

...

April 1, 2020 - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge downtown will be lit up in red and white April 3 - 7, 2020 to honor local emergency service and healthcare workers on the front lines who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

The idea came from New York City, where the iconic Empire

...

March 31, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has announced the 2020 “Music You Know By Heart” Concert Series at the Foellinger Theatre, featuring shows from national acts performing the music of classic bands.

March 28, 2020 - This is a reminder of the current restrictions on garbage and recycling disposal during the COVID- 19 pandemic. The Solid Waste Department is asking residents to limit garbage and recycling disposal to their city-issued cart each week, through at least April 15. These restrictions
...

March 24, 2020 - In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the City of Fort Wayne’s Metropolitan Human Relations Commission will be closed beginning March 25, 2020 with plans to reopen on April 7.

If you would like to begin the process of filing a charge of employment discrimination you are

...

March 24, 2020 - Fort Wayne City Park Playgrounds will be closed starting Wednesday, March 25, based on the COVID-19 response guidelines from Governor Holcomb. Reopen dates will be announced when available.

March 21, 2020 - As Fort Wayne continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Wayne City Golf Courses will be closing effective Saturday, March 21. Reopen dates have not been determined at this time. Citizens are asked to follow FortWayneParks.org or follow FWParksGolf on Facebook for updates.

March 19, 2020 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana continues to work together to feed area school children. The Parks and Recreation Department has been receiving many inquiries from the community about how they can help in our efforts.

In

...

March 19, 2020 - Beginning Monday, March 23, garbage and recycling crews will collect only City of Fort Wayne-issued carts used for residential collection. Workers will not pick up additional personal containers, bags, boxes or bulk items. Following public health guidelines, these restrictions are

...

March 18, 2020 - Due to the closing of Citizens Square to the public and efforts to limit person-to-person interactions, the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division is taking the following steps.

March 17, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled the following events at Promenade Park through April 12:

  • Sundays at the Riverfront
  • Family Game Night (Tuesdays)
  • Speak Sing or Wing (Wednesdays)
  • Dance Promenade (Thursdays)
  • Wednesday Walkers
  • Confluence Kitchen (April 11)

Citizens

...

March 17, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Board of Commissioners today announced Citizens Square will close to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18. Current plans call for the building to reopen on Wednesday, April 1.

In addition, the Rousseau Centre will close most offices to the

...

March 16, 2020 - In response to rapidly changing procedures around the community, Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling and Fort Wayne City Council President Tom Didier are announcing modifications that will be occurring temporarily, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety and security of

...

March 16, 2020 - In order to limit person-to-person contact, the City of Fort Wayne’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Office will suspend hearings until the week of May 3, 2020. 

Penalties associated with those hearings will be suspended until that week. Neighborhood Code is also suspending any other

...

March 16, 2020 - The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will be cancelling some programs and classes due to COVID-19 precautions.

All pre-registered Conservatory programs are cancelled until further notice. In addition, the April 10 Easter in the Garden event, the April 11 Visit with the

...

March 16, 2020 - As part of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Kids Cafe program, operated in partnership with Community Harvest Food Bank, meals will be available at Jennings, Cooper, Weisser, and McMillen Centers Monday through Friday between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. for school-age youth (K-12th grade). The

...

March 13, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will be closing its five community centers as of Monday, March 16 to coincide with the closure of Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Cooper Community Center, 2300 Clinton Street, Jennings Center, 1330 McCulloch Street, Weisser Center, 802

...