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ARBOR GLEN: 5202 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne; free activities open to the public; call 492-2202 or

•“Let’s Talk Seniors: Heart Health,” 3:30 p.m. Friday

•“Sweetheart Dinner and Dance,” 12:30 p.m. Saturday

AVALON VILLAGE: “Elder Law” by Steve Hagen, elder law attorney, 7 p.m. Thursday, Avalon Village, 200 Kingston Circle, Ligonier; free; 260-894-7131 or

COMMUNITY CENTER: Fun, educational and healthy living activities available for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; call regarding hours; $1 drop-in fee; 233 W. Main St.; 427-6460.

•“Fort Wayne Excursions: Botanical Conservatory and Fox Island,” Wednesday; $4 admission to conservatory plus $3 for trip; reservations, 427-6466.

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

•All-You-Can East Fish & Chicken Supper Benefit, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Knight-Bergman Center, 132 S. Nancy St., Warren; $9 adults, $5 children ages 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and under; available at center or at the door; 260-359-4410.

SALAMONIE SENIOR MONDAY CARRY-IN LUNCH: “Red-Tail Hawks,” noon today, Salamonie Interpretive Center, Lost Bridge West State Recreation Center, 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews; for those 50 and older; bring meal and table service and $1 donation; register at 260-468-2127.

SENIOR CIRCLE: For ages 50 and older, programs at St. Joseph Hospital, Medical Office Building, Suite 100, 750 Broadway, unless otherwise noted; appointments and reservations at 425-3087 unless otherwise noted.

•“Keep It Movin’,” chair and light equipment exercises for beginners and those dealing with injury or limitation, 10:15 to 11 a.m. for six Fridays beginning Friday; $27 members, $35 non-members; reservations by Thursday.

•“Zumba Gold,” drop-in classes 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dupont Hospital, Suite 110, 2510 E. Dupont Road;$5 for members or $3 for 10-classes or $8 for nonmembers or $6 for 10-class punch card; 416-3009.

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

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

•“It’s Tax Time,” free tax preparation help, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10; call for appointment.

•Legal Counseling, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday; call for appointment; members only.

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

•”Lunch and Learn: Get It Right” on cardiac testing, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 13, Dupont Hospital Resource Center, Suite 210 of 2514 Building; includes free lunch; reserve by Friday.

•“Wacky Wednesday at the RAVE (Carmike Jefferson Pointe),” discounted movie, noon, Feb. 13; call for reservations by Friday..

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