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Need a booster shot?

The Junior League of Charlotte and the Mecklenburg County Health Department's Big Shot Saturdays are under way.

The free immunization program, available to all school-aged children in Mecklenburg County, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following Saturdays:

Saturday, Mecklenburg County Health Department, Beatties Ford Road.

Sept. 20, Kids HealthLink, Merry Oaks Elementary School.

Parents need to bring a form of identification and their child's recent shot records. Immunizations will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Preference will be given to school-aged children.

Details: 704-375-5993 or

Attention senior adults:

Shepherd's Center East's “Adventures in Learning” series for seniors will begin Thursday.

Classes will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays Sept. 11-Oct. 16 at Central United Methodist Church, 6030 Albemarle Road, Charlotte.

Activities range from tai chi, creative writing and watercolor painting to navigating senior resources, backyard wildlife and gift making. A flu shot clinic and a blood pressure check also will be available.

The cost is $22 in advance for all six sessions or $26 at the door. A catered lunch will be available at each session for $6.

Details: 704-338-1511.