Mayor John Brennan and the Bexley Recreation Department will host the city's annual Labor Day block party Sunday at Jeffrey Mansion Park.

Mayor John Brennan and the Bexley Recreation Department will host the city's annual Labor Day block party Sunday at Jeffrey Mansion Park.

Residents can enjoy games, sports, food and music from 2 to 7:30 p.m. The pool also will offer free admission that day.

City Barbeque will begin selling food at 3 p.m. Community organizations such as the Bexley Women's Club and the Montrose Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization also will be selling food items.

From 6 to 7:30 p.m., the Bexley Meadow Music band, directed by Bexley resident Gary Tirey, will perform pieces by George Gershwin and John Philip Sousa among others.

In its 22nd season, the five-piece concert band is comprised of both professional and volunteer musicians.

The Cassingham Elementary parent-teacher organization will host its annual community carnival from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at the Cassingham Complex.

Presale $10 tickets will go on sale Sept. 2 and will be available until Sept. 5.

Tickets will be $12 on the day of the event.

The carnival will feature pizza from Bexley Pizza Plus, a raffle, arts and crafts, a dunk tank and inflatable rides.

The event will kick off with a children's fun run.

Gallery Players is offering an early bird season subscription sale through Nov. 1, when the first show, "Women's Minyan," opens.

In honor of its 60th season, the theatre troupe will give 20-percent discounts on season subscription orders.

The prices for a season subscription for all four shows are: JCC member, $35; JCC senior member (60 and over), $30; non-member, $45; and non-member senior, $40.

For more information on the upcoming season, visit the Gallery Players' Web site at www.jccgalleryplayers.org or call (614) 559-6248.

Abigail and Les Wexner will host an event Sept. 11 at their party barn in New Albany to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

The Grand Event is the inaugural event of their annual campaign to raise money to serve the needs of both the central Ohio and national Jewish communities, and to support Israel through the Columbus Jewish Federation.

The federation reaches out to Jews in more than 60 countries and provides assistance to agencies, synagogues and organizations.

Steven Emerson, an internationally-known expert on terrorism and national security, will give a keynote address about threats facing the Jewish community in the 21st century.

The Grand Event is open to individuals who make gifts of at least $500 and couples who donate $1,100 to the Columbus Jewish Federation.