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In brief: Southside center plans garage sale

The Southside Senior and Community Center is having a “Ginormous and Humungous Garage Sale” on Sunday to raise money for center activities.

One room of books, another for clothes and a ballroom stuffed with toys, tools, linens, fabrics, kitchenware and holiday surprises. A jewelry specialist will attend to answer questions.

The sale is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3151 E. 27th Ave. For more information, call (509) 535-0803.

Alzheimer’s walk set for Sunday

The 2015 North Idaho Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Sunday at McEuen Park in Coeur d’Alene.

Organizers hope to raise $70,000 to help further care, support and research efforts.

To register for the 3-mile walk go to Idaho or local contact Joel Loiacono at (509) 456-0456.

Free prevention awareness day

Rockwood South Hill Community Center and the Southside Senior and Community Center are having a free fall prevention awareness day Wednesday.

The 10 a.m. presentation “Balance and Getting Older: What’s Normal, What’s Not” is at the Southside Senior and Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave.

All other events and assessments are at the Rockwood South Hill Community Center, 2903 E. 25th Ave. Free balance assessments are available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free six-minute walk assessments are from 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

At 4:30 p.m. Tammy Doty, the joint restoration center coordinator from Deaconess Hospital, will talk about reducing the risks of falls.

For more information, call (509) 536-6650.

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