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H1N1 shots in Geneva:

Geneva Township is sponsoring an appointment-only H1N1 flu shot clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at its Senior Center, 400 Wheeler Drive. The vaccine is being supplied by the Kane County Health Department. The Visiting Nurses Association of Fox Valley will administer the flu shots. Any township resident 55 or older who provides a form of identification demonstrating they reside in the township will receive a free flu shot. Medicare will cover the cost of the shot for those who are covered by Medicare Part B and who have their Medicare Card. Vaccines for all others will be $15. To schedule an appointment, call the VNA at (630) 978-2532. Direct all other questions to the Senior Center at (630) 232-3602.

Bingo in Elburn:

The Elburn Lions Club hosts bingo every Friday night. Doors open at 5 p.m., early-bird bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. and regular games begin at 7 p.m. Twelve regular games are offered as well as three progressive and one split the pot raffles. Food and drink are available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Campaign SightFirst II, a worldwide Lions fundraising campaign to fight preventable and reversible blindness. Call (630) 365-6315 for more information. The club is located at 500 Filmore St.

Special education tutoring:

Aurora University's College of Education Tutoring Center will begin offering free tutoring for special education students in grades one to 12 during the spring semester. A limited number of students are being accepted for tutoring sessions that begin 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Institute for Collaboration at 407 S. Calumet Ave., Aurora. Sessions end April 28 with parent-teacher conferences. Graduate education students who are teachers or special education teacher candidates provide the tutoring. For details, contact (630) 844-38235 or llong@aurora.educ.