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3 To Do: Pets and treats; seniors and falls

Marco Eagle

1. Pet treat tasting event

Tractor Supply Company is hosting a pet treat tasting event in South Naples, and you and your furry friends are invited.

The event, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, will give pets the chance to sample a variety of pet treats available at Tractor Supply Company, including a selection from Tractor Supply's exclusive 4health brand.

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In addition to the tasting, attendees will also have the opportunity to enjoy a 4health Resource Center and pet adoptions.

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This event is open to the public and will take place at 13235 Tamiami Trail E.

For more information, contact the Naples Tractor Supply at 239-774-6927.

2. Starts Monday: Vacation Bible School at Marco Lutheran Church

From 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 6 to 10, at Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. Free. Features songs, crafts, science experiments, Bible lessons and snacks. Register at church or online.

For children who have finished kindergarten through children who have finished fifth grade. Information: Marcolutheran.org, 239-394-0332.

3. Step Smart Collier senior fall prevention

Step Smart Collier and Iberia Bank have partnered to establish the “Community Partners” series to bring important fall prevention information to Collier County seniors.

The first program in the series will be held from 5 until 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Iberia Bank, 1905 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. Reservations are requested by calling 239 403-5170.

Tai chi instructor Liz Beacton-Read does demonstrations during the senior safety fair at South Regional Library in Naples on June 16, 2016. The fair was hosted by Step Smart Collier, a fall prevention coalition that educates local seniors. (Erica Brechtelsbauer/Staff)

The SSC/IB “Community Partners” series will focus on fall prevention. The program will feature exhibits by the Supporting Partners of Step Smart Collier in addition to a formal presentation at 5:30 on the many simple steps seniors can take to reduce their risk of falling.