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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.



Pathway Community Church, 11910 Shearwater Run, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; Congregation Achduth Vesholom, 5200 Old Mill Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; Arden Companies, 3510 Pieper Drive, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, call 747-1657 to schedule; ENS Group, 8181 W. Jefferson Blvd., 8:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday; Kroger, 601 E. Dupont Road, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Friday; Walmart, 5311 Coldwater Road, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday; gymnasium, St. Vincent de Paul, 1720 E. Wallen Road; 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday; Books Comics & Things, 2212 Maplecrest Road, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 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: General Credit Union, 6447 W. Jefferson Blvd., Monday; Kroger, 929 S. 13th St. in Decatur, Thursday; Shawnee Middle School, 1000 E. Cook Road, Friday.

FREE DIABETES SCREENING FOR SENIORS: 11 a.m. Thursday; Fort Wayne Community Center, 233 W. Main St.; no appointment required.

IMMUNIZATIONS: Birth to age 18, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health immunization clinic, 4813 New Haven Ave., by appointment, 449-7514; $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.

•Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Carew Medical Park, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

•St. Joseph Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd., 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 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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