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    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.
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    BOOKS TODAY Lee Strobel – Author of “The Ambition” and “The Case for Christ Study Bible”; 5 to 9 p.m.


ADDICTIONS PROGRAM: Reformers Unanimous; 7 to 9 p.m. Friday; Three Rivers Baptist Church, 1406 Lumbard St.; 260-267-5105 or


•American Red Cross Bloodmobile locations: Pathway Community Church, 11910 Shearwater Run, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, 469-4444 to schedule; North Campus gymnasium, Ivy Tech Community College, 4900 St. Joe Road, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 482-9171, ext. 2541, to schedule; Coca Cola, 5010 Airport Expressway, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday; North Webster Church of God, Fellowship Hall, 302 N. Main St., North Webster, 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; Kohls Chapel Ridge, 10310 Maysville Road, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, 486-7757, ext. 6, to schedule; Partners 1stFederal Credit Union, 1314 Minnick Road, New Haven, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday; United Methodist Church, Columbia City, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday; F irst Baptist Church, in the gymnasium, 13887 Jennings Road, Van Wert, Ohio, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Divine Mercy Catholic Parish in the Fellowship Room, 315 N. Main St., Paulding, Ohio, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday; Mills Supplies Inc., 5105 Industrial Road, 8 to 11 a.m. Friday, 484-8566 to schedule; Asbury United Methodist Church, 605 E. Main St., Albion, in fellowship hall, noon to 5 p.m. Friday.

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: Ivy Tech Community College, 4900 St. Joe Road, Monday; Health Visions of Fort Wayne, 2135 Hanna St., Wednesday, McMahon Tire, 4201 Coldwater, Road, Thursday; Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Guilford St., Huntington, Friday.

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; injectable flu vaccines and FluMist are also now available at all locations; Super Shot immunization clinics also at:

•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.

LEARN ABOUT POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: How to recognize symptoms, how to battle and overcome struggles, who and where to seek support and services; 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday; Consulting and Counseling Associates, 4214 Hobson Court; registration required, 486-5251.

SAFE SLEEP EDUCATION: Sponsored by Parkview Health; 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday; Baby’s Closet, 4800 S. Calhoun St.; free; register, 373-6830.

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH: Beginning Tai Chi; 6:15 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; eight-week session; St. Joseph Township Community Hall, 6033 Maplecrest Road; $60; 484-3103.

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