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  • Seniors
    COMMUNITY CENTER: Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving; Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.
    Holiday meals• Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., will have its annual turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • People and places
    Pet helpAnimal Care & Control is offering free straw to any Allen County resident in need of animal bedding this winter. Straw can be picked up between 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


ASH CENTRE: Morning walking program; 8 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays; 1701 Freeman St.; call for hours, 433-4083 or


•American Red Cross Bloodmobile locations: St. Joseph Catholic Church, recreation hall, 11337 Old US. 27 S., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; St. Joseph Catholic Church, cafeteria, 2213 Brooklyn Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; Mentone United Methodist Church, Hall, 120 E. Main St., Mentone, 2 to 6 p.m. Monday; Church of Christ, gymnasium, 455 E. Morse St., Markle, 2 to 6 p.m. Monday; Center Lake Pavilion, Small Pavilion Room, 117 Canal St., Warsaw, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday; Parkview Hospital, cafeteria, 2200 Randallia Drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; First United Methodist Church, main room, 1203 E. Seventh St., Auburn, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday; New Hope Lutheran Church, gymnasium, 8824 Indiana 1 N., Ossian, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; YMCA, SACC Room, 533 North St., Auburn, 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday; Wabash County Hospital, The Forum, 710 N. East St., Wabash, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; Community Memorial Hospital, Conference Room, 208 N. Columbus, Hicksville, Ohio, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday; Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center, gymnasium, 1200 E. Houston St., Garrett, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday; American Legion Post 423, Dining Hall, 6215 Indiana 327, Orland, 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday; Lowe’s, 6931 N. Lima Road, 12:45 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday, 497-9040 to schedule; Kroger, 6002 St. Joe Center Road, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, 492-2054 to schedule; Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana, Learning Center A and B, 10008 Dupont Circle Drive E., 1 to 6 p.m. Friday; Eagles Post 372, Ballroom, 711 W. Second St., Defiance, Ohio, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; Paulding County Hospital, 1035 W. Wayne St., Paulding, Ohio, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday; Best One Tire & Auto Care of Angola, 1101 N. Wayne St., Angola, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 260-665-7330 to schedule; Central Christian Church, Family Life Center, 500 MacGahan St., Huntington, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.


•8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. by appointment; Fort Wayne/Allen County Dept. of Health Medical Annex Building, 4813 New Haven Ave.; 449-7504.

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.

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 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.

LUTHERAN CANCER RESOURCE CENTER: 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 109; 435-7959.

•Primary Brain Tumor Support Group, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

•Smoke Buster’s Smoking Cessation Support Group, 1 p.m. Tuesday, meeting in Conference Room, 2nd floor of the Cancer Center.

•Ostomy Support Group, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

MEDITATION TRAINING: Sponsored by Education for Conflict Resolution; 32-hour workshop from Friday to Jan. 13 and Jan. 18 to 20; for location, cost and registration, call 260-982-4621 or to go

MINDFUL EATING CLASS: Eight-session program; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 27; Reidenbach Nutrition LLC, 6522 Constitution Drive; $350; to register, 433-3877 or

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