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    Miscellaneous Bluffton Free Street Fair – Food, parade, rides, music; Bluffton; ends Saturday. Trek the Trails – Bike ride; 6 p.m.
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    MiscellaneousBluffton Free Street Fair – Food, parade, rides, music; Bluffton; ends Saturday.Trek the Trails – Bike ride; 6 p.m.
  • Seniors
    COMMUNITY CENTER: Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.; $1 drop-in fee; call for program information, 427-6460. •Senior Information Fair, 9 a.


ALZHEIMER’S TRAINING SESSIONS: Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care office; free; for information, call 1-888-296-2411, ext. 5.


•American Red Cross Bloodmobile locations: Wabash County YMCA, conference room, 500 S. Cass St., Wabash, 2 to 7 p.m. Monday; Emanuel Lutheran Church, fellowship hall, 800 Green St., New Haven, 2 to 7 p.m. Monday; Grace Christian Church, 126 E. Mitchell St., Kendallville, 2 to 7 p.m. Monday; South Adams Senior Center, main hall, 825 Hendrick St., Berne, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday; IPFW, Science Building, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, 481-6586 or to schedule; Churubusco United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 750 N. Main St., Churubusco, 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday; St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 400 Wayne Ave., Defiance, Ohio, 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday; American Legion, 631 W. Main St., Van Wert, Ohio, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Ivy Tech Community College, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, 482-9171 ext. 2541 to schedule; Wal-Mart, 10105 Lima Road, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Life Bridge Church, 12719 Corbin Road, 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday; Lowe’s, 2495 Jalynn St., Warsaw, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

DEKALB MEMORIAL HEALTH: The following programs will be held at DeKalb Health, 1316 E. Seventh St., Auburn, or DeKalb Health Office Building, No. 1314, Conference Room 303, 1314 E. Seventh St., Auburn, unless noted otherwise.

•“Have You Been Carded? Medication List Program,” 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday; Heimach Senior Activity Center, 1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn; free, registration required, 260-920-2652.

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women ages 40 and older; in partnership with Parkview Regional Cancer Center and Breast Diagnostic Center; times vary depending on location; appointments suggested but not required, 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540: Parkview Physicians Group, Family Medicine, 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven, Monday; Massage Envy and Peter Franklin Jewelers, 1125 E. Dupont Road, Tuesday; Fantastic Sams, 10212 Chestnut Plaza, Wednesday; Fantastic Sams, 10019 Lima Road, Thursday; DeBrand Fine Chocolates, 10105 Auburn Park Drive, Friday.

GENETIC SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m. Monday; Parkwood Church of God, 3320 Trier Road; “Obesity Issues and Children” presented by Dr. Deborah McMahan, Allen County health commissioner; open to parents or caregivers of children diagnosed with genetic syndrome disorder, others interested welcome; 749-6379.

IMMUNIZATIONS: Birth to age 18, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health immunization clinic, 4813 New Haven Ave., by appointment, 449-7514; $8 per immunization if able to pay, no one turned away for inability to pay; parent or legal guardian must bring child with shot record; for more information call 424-7468; Super Shot immunization clinics also at:

•Denise Smith, D.O., St. Joseph Medical Group, 1211 W. State Blvd., 4 to 7 p.m. Monday.

•Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Carew Medical Park, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

•St. Joseph Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd., 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (Spanish and Burmese interpreters available).

•Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

IPFW LAFAYETTE STREET FAMILY HEALTH CLINIC: By IPFW College of Health and Human Services; offers confidential, comprehensive family planning services free or at reduced cost including birth control, annual women’s exams, pregnancy testing and testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections; 2700 S. Lafayette St., Suite 200; for information,; for appointment, 481-0400.

IPFW DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC: Dental cleaning $27 for children, $37 ages 13 and older; fluoride treatments, X-rays and sealants also available; hours, fees and direction,; Neff Hall, Room 109, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; plan a four hour block for services; 481-6575 to schedule.

LUNCH AND LEARN: “Spinal Problems in Adults and Adolescents” featuring Dr. Michael Arata, orthopedic surgeon; 11 a.m. Wednesday; Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, Ohio; free; for reservations, call 419-542-5560.

LUTHERAN HOSPITAL CHILDBIRTH SUITES: Free Prenatal classes (unless otherwise noted) at 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd., parent education classroom, second floor; pre-registration required, 435-7070 or 435-7274.

•“Childbirth and Newborn Care Series,” 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning this Thursday.

PARKVIEW WOMEN’S HEALTH CENTER: 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive, Suite 200, Parkview North Medical Office Building unless otherwise noted; 672-6500; call to register and for support groups available.

•“Anemia: What Your Blood is Trying to Tell You,” presented by Dr. Neil Sharma; 6:30 to 8 p.m., free, registration required.

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