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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.


COMMUNITY CENTER: Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.; $1 drop-in fee; 427-6460

•Walk-in income tax preparation help, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, ends April 11

•Gift Shop Take-in, 9 to 11:30 a.m. today

•Socrates’ Café, 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, $1

• Whamo, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, $1

•Tuesday Afternoon at the Movies, “The Guilt Trip,” 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, free

• Foot care clinic, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and Thursday, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday; $25; call for appointment

•Hearing screening, 9 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday; call for appointment

•Diabetic screening, 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday

•SHIP, 9 a.m. to noon Thursday; call for appointment

• “Three Ladies and … Sugar Shock: Identifying Hidden Sugars,” 10:45 a.m. Thursday; free; register by Wednesday

• Legal counseling, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; call for appointment

FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD: Significant Adults Ministry for those age 50 and older; Thursday Luncheon, Tanya Jo Shipley, “What’s Up”; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, church gymnasium (entrance 5), 1400 W. Washington Center Road; 490-8585

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

•Markle Health and Rehabilitation Senior Party, 11:30 a.m. March 18, beginning today reservations being accepted; 260-359-4410

SALAMONIE SENIOR MONDAY LUNCH: Guest speaker Teresa Rody presents “Rody’s Out West Adventure, 2013”; for those 50 and older; noon today; Salamonie Interpretive Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; carry-in meal, bring table service and $1 donation; 260-468-2127

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

•“It’s Tax Time,” trained volunteers will help with tax returns, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays through April 9; appointments required

• “Chair Aerobics,” 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Rehabilitation Hospital, Lutheran Hospital (use Weight Management Center entrance), 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $4 per class or $40 for 12-class punch card

•“Circle Fitness,” one hour between 9 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays; “Monthly Maintenance,” one hour between 8 a.m. and noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; St. Joseph Hospital Wellness Center; $27 for members, $35 for nonmembers or $30 a month for maintenance sessions

•Zumba Gold, 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Zumba Fusion, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:45 a.m. Saturdays; Steppin’ Up Physical Therapy, 10006 Auburn Park Drive; $5 per class or $4.50 with 10-class punch card for members and $7 a class or $6 with 10-class punch card for non-members; information, 497-7191