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HEALTH

r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Dec. 5 (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

GRIEF

r GriefShare — 7 p.m. Thursdays, Susque-View Home’s Conference Room B. Information: Bob Lannan, 570-295-5839.

FOOD BANKS

r Food pantry at Salvation Army, Lock Haven — 9-11 a.m. every Wednesday.

r Howard Area Lions Food Bank — Open 2-4:30 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Centre County residents Dec. 4 (first Monday of the month) and to Clinton County residents Dec. 18 (third Monday of the month).

r New Love Center Food Pantry — 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Dec. 8 (second and fourth Fridays of the month) at St. John Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, for residents of Jersey Shore, Linden, Avis, McElhattan and Woolrich areas. For emergency food assistance call 570-772-3275.

FREE MEALS

r New Love Center Cafe — 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. weekdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore (enter on Glover Street side). Doors open at 8 a.m. for coffee.

r More Than Bread lunch program — 11:30 a.m. weekdays (except Wednesdays when it opens at noon), Salvation Army, East Church Street, Lock Haven.

r Free community luncheon — 11:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, First Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Spring St., Bellefonte.

FREE CLOTHING, COATS

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.

FREE SUPPLIES

r Helping Hands, free hygiene and cleaning supplies — United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven, 9-11 a.m. Dec. 6 (first Wednesday of the month) and 6-8 p.m. Dec. 21 (third Wednesday of the month).

FREE CLASSES

r GED and Adult Basic Education classes — 9-11:30 a.m. or 5-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, CIU #10 Development Center for Adults, 8 N. Grove St., Suite G, Lock Haven. No pre-registration necessary. Information: 570-893-4038.

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