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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.


FAMILIES TALK ABOUT AGING SERIES: “Making End-of-Life Decisions – Can We Do It Well?” 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Timbercrest Senior Living Community, 2201 East St., North Manchester; sponsored by Education for Conflict Resolution, Huntington; free; seniors and members of younger generations invited; registration requested but not required at 260-982-3924.

HUNTINGTON COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING/SENIOR CENTER: 354 N. Jefferson St., Huntington; call 260-359-4410 or 1-800-491-3006 for hours and programs.

?Tax preparation at Pathfinder Community Connections, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through April 15; free for anyone with household income under $54,000; schedule appointment at 260-355-2510 or email

• “Joyful Noise” movie outing, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Huntington 7 Theater, $2.

•SHIP Medicare and Medicaid counseling, 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday; call for appointment.

SENIOR CIRCLE: For ages 50 and older at St. Joseph Hospital, Medical Office Building, first floor, 700 Broadway, unless otherwise noted; to register, 425-3087; call for hours and other programs.

• Zumba Gold: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Steppin’ Up Physical Therapy, 10006 Auburn Park Drive, Fort Wayne; drop-in fee is $5 for members and $7 for non-members or $4.50 for members and $6.50 for nonmembers with 10-class punch card; 497-7191.

• Foot care clinic, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday; $21 members, $24 non-members; bring a foot basin and large towel; call for appointment.

•Senior Circle orientation, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; reservations requested.

•Tax preparation, Wednesdays through April 10; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; free; call for appointment.

•Massage, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday; $15 for 15 minutes, $30 for 30 minutes; call for appointment.

•Shoe fitting and foot measurement clinic, 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday; free; call for appointment.

•Medicare Counseling, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays, free; call for appointment.

•“Lunch and Learn: ‘Curious About Your Colon?’ ” with gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew E. Katz, 11:30 a.m. March 28, Function Rooms 3 and 4, Lutheran Hospital, 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free lunch; reservations by Friday.

“SENIOR CIRCLE PROGRAMS:” Talk by Barbara Schoppman, St. Joseph Hospital community liaison, 2 p.m. Thursday, Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St.; free; sponsored by AARP’s Allen County Chapter 187.

SOUTH ADAMS SENIOR CENTER: 825 Hendricks St., Berne; for activities, services and hours, call 260-589-8877 or go to

•Blood pressure check, 12:30 p.m. today

•Spring Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“UNDERSTANDING YOUR GRIEF” SEMINAR: “What Do I Do Now: An In-Depth Conversation on Surviving the Death of Your Spouse or Significant Other,” by Joan McMillan and Lili Carroll, grief and loss educators, 5 to 7:30 p.m. March 26, Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road; light supper included; free; register by March 25 at 435-3222.