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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.



•American Red Cross Bloodmobile locations: school gymnasium, Queen of Angels Catholic Church and School, 1500 W. State Blvd., 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, go to and enter code “qofacath” to schedule; St. Charles Catholic Church and School, 4910 Trier Road, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; Walmart, 505 Touring Drive in Auburn, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday; United Methodist Church, 202 E. River St. in Antwerp, Ohio, 1 to 6 p.m. Monday; Logikos, 9812 Dawsons Creek Blvd., 8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, 483-3638 to schedule; fitness room, YMCA, 1160 W. 500 North in Huntington, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, go to and enter code “ymcahunt” to schedule; Wells Fargo Bank, 111 E. Wayne St., Suite 800, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, 460-1730 to schedule; American Legion, 14133 Indiana 1 in Leo-Cedarville, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, 637-3427 to schedule; Sam’s Club, 6736 Lima Road, noon to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday; main room, Knight-Bergman Center, 132 S. Nancy St. in Warren, 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday; gymnasium, Defiance High School, 1755 Palmer Drive in Defiance, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday; New Hope Christian Center, 900 S. Wayne in Waterloo, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday; gymnasium, Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 Beckley St. in North Manchester, noon to 6 p.m. Thursday; St. Joe Place Apartments, 3310 Academic Place, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday; Auburn Gear, 400 E. Auburn Drive, Auburn, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, call 260-920-1320 to schedule; Kosciusko Community Hospital, 2101 E. Dubois in Warsaw, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, go to and enter code “kchosp” to schedule; Fellowship Hall, Trinity United Methodist Church, 229 S. State St. in Kendallville, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; Fellowship Hall, Ligonier United Methodist Church, 466 Townline Road in Ligonier, noon to 6 p.m. Friday; Jansen Dentistry, 230 S. Main St. in Kendallville, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

BREASTFEEDING CLASS: Sponsored by Parkview Health; 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; conference rooms, Parkview Regional Medical Center; to register or for information, call 672-6185.

EXERCISE SAMPLER: taught by certified instructors from the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne; 6 p.m. Thursday; Parkview Women’s Health Center, Medical Park 2, Parkview Regional Medical Center Campus, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive, Suite 200.

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women ages 40 and older; appointments suggested but not required, 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540: Kroger, 6310 E. State Blvd., Monday; Heartland Home Care & Hospice, 1315 Director’s Row, Thursday.

“MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL … REFLECTIONS FROM WITHIN”: Eating Disorder Awareness Week special event featuring art, music, presentations and question-answer session; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; IPFW Walb Student Union, Ballroom, Room 126, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free.

SAFE SLEEP EDUCATION: Sponsored by Parkview Health; 10:30 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Monday; Lamaze classroom, Parkview Hospital Randallia, 2200 Randallia Drive.

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