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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.



St. Aloysius Catholic Church, gymnasium, 14623 Bluffton Road, Yoder, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today; Life Church, 428 S. Oak St., Bluffton, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday; Walmart, 505 Touring Drive, Auburn, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday; St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fellowship Hall, 943 Powers St., New Haven, 2 to 7 p.m. Monday; First United Methodist Church, Activity Center, 110 N. Cass St., Wabash, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday; Wabash County YMCA, Conference Room, 500 S. Cass St., Wabash, 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; North Webster Church of God, Fellowship Hall, 302 N. Main St., North Webster, 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; Eisenhower Elementary School, gymnasium, 1900 S. County Farm Road, Warsaw, 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday; Third Place, gymnasium, 1601 W. Cedar Canyon Road, Huntertown, 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday; Elks 1197, Ballroom, 1197 Elks Drive, Van Wert, Ohio, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Hope United Methodist Church, Community Room, 6608 Hoagland Road, Hoagland, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Asbury United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 605 E. Main St., Albion, noon to 5 p.m. Friday.

DEKALB MEMORIAL HEALTH: DeKalb County Health Department, 220 E. Seventh St., Auburn; 260-925-2220.

•CPR/First Aid, 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, registration required.

•Prenatal Education, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Family BirthPlace at DeKalb Health, Conference Room, $20, registration required.

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: Curves, 610 N. Wayne St., Angola, Monday; Curves, 14927 Center St., Leo-Cedarville, Tuesday; HealthVisions of Fort Wayne, 2135 S. Hanna St., Wednesday; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St., Thursday; Curves, 102 Lincoln Highway W., New Haven, Friday.

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS: Includes blood pressure, weight, blood sugar, stress and mental health, HIV/AIDS, BMI, women’s health and education; 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday; Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St.; 745-1600.

HEALTHY KIDS DAY: Active play and educational activities sponsored by YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne; 1 to 4 p.m. today; Parkview Field; free; 422-6488 or

LUTHERAN HOSPITAL CHILDBIRTH SUITES: “Relaxation and More,” 9 a.m. to noon Thursday; 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.; advance registration required, 435-7274.

MEDICARE MADE CLEAR: “Medicare 101,” educational presentation; 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday; Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Cole Foundation Building, Lake City Room, 3217–B Stellhorn Road; 450-7920.

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