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  • Wanatah High School Alumni Dinner: 
    The annual Wanatah High School Alumni Dinner will be held August 29th at the American Legion Post 403 with the time to be announced at a later date.
  • Wanatah Community VBS: 
    This year’s Community VBS will be hosted by Salem Church on Saturday, July 25th from 2-8 pm.This year’s theme is Country Nights & Carnival Lights! Children preschool through 5th grade are invited to participate in outdoor games, crafts, food, fun and bible lessons. There is no cost so come join the fun and fellowship!

    All are welcome to join us! Registration forms will be avaiable at Salem, Sacred Heart and Faith Methodist or register on Saturday, July 25th at the door. You can also call Salem at 733-2639.

  • Sesquicentennial Parade Highlights: Click here for photos of the Parade

Ongoing Activities:

Wanatah Library – Wanatah Library has ongoing activities for children and adults.
Please visit their website at wanatahlibrary.com for the latest information.


Meals on Wheels – Volunteer drivers are needed for the Wanatah area Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers must have a reliable car with insurance coverage and be able to give an hour and a half for the program.

Volunteers are in many cases the only person shut-ins will see during the day. Those in the Wanatah area interested in volunteering can call (219) 874-9117.


Bowls of Plenty – Free Soup Supper – Sacred Heart Church in Wanatah offers a free soup supper for all surrounding community residents to help those who are hungry or in need of companionship and fellowship.

You are welcome to join them on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at the Sacred Heart Church Hall, 204 Ohio Street, in Wanatah.

For more information or to make a donations of time, food and/or money to ensure the success of this ministry, please call 219-733-2319 or email bowlsofplenty46390@yahoo.com.


Real ServicesReal Services Meals for Senior Citizens – Real Services Meals for Senior Citizens are served at the Koselke Mayfield American Legion Post in Wanatah Monday through Friday. Any senior citizen age 60 and older is eligible to attend dinner. Please call the legion at (219) 733-2832 by 10 AM to reserve a meal the day before you wish to attend.

Doors open at 10 AM and serving begins around 11:30. A donation of $3 is asked. The meals are nutritionally formulated for a good diet plan. Area seniors are invited to attend. Come and meet your contemporaries and neighbors and enjoy fellowship with them.


Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day out – Faith United Methodist Church hosts a Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day out from 8 to 11:30 AM on the second Saturday of each month with adult supervision for the children. Games, crafts and snacks are featured. Call (219) 733-2909 for information or to register.

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