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  • Art
    All weekend – “SOCA STUDENT EXHIBITION” – Ends April 27; Weatherhead Gallery, Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.; free; 260-399-8064.
  • Arts Update
    AT THE LIBRARY: •“You’re a Writer, So Write” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. •“Art for Home Schoolers, Teens” will be at 10:30 a.m.
  • Out & About
    BOOKSMONDAY Children’s Book Character Fair – 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 26; USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; free if registered by Monday, $5 per family at the door; 399-7700, ext. 8405.



Emanuel Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 800 Green St., New Haven, 2 to 7 p.m. Monday; Parkview Hospital, Pach Room, 2200 Randallia Drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; Wal-Mart, 7502 Southtown Crossing, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday; Wal-Mart, 10105 Lima Road, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Monday; Merriam Christian Chapel, Fellowship Hall, 3985 U.S. 33 S., Albion, 2 to 6 p.m. Monday; Day

Spring Church, Youth Room, 2305 N. Indiana St., Auburn, 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday; Hamilton United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 7780 S. Wayne St., Hamilton, 12:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday; Fremont Community Church, Community Room, 601 N. Coldwater St., Fremont, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday; Asbury United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 605 E. Main St., Albion, noon to 5 p.m. Friday; Park & Recreation Center, gymnasium, 320 W. Union St., Ligonier, noon to 6 p.m. Friday; Faith United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 411 Harding St., Kendallville, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; United Methodist Church of the

Covenant, Meeting Room, 10001 Coldwater Road, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; YMCA, 1401 E. Smith St., Warsaw, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

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: Fantastic Sams, 10212 Chestnut Plaza, Monday; Kroger, 5725 Coventry Lane, Tuesday.

HOMELESS COALITION OF FORT WAYNE: Offering flu shot clinics at any location; free, vouchers provided for those who cannot afford vaccine; 557-1230.


FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS: 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, by appointment; Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, 4813 New Haven Ave.; vaccine prices vary; $9 administration fee per vaccination; parent or legal guardian must bring child with shot record; for appointments, call 449-7514.

LUTHERAN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL: “Safe Sitters”; 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $50, includes manual, bag and completion card; bring sack lunch; to register, call 435-7344.

SUPER SHOT CLINICS: Birth to age 18, $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.

•St. Joseph Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd., 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

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