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Events and

programs

State Rep. Michael Stinziano's Community Office Hours, 6 to 8 p.m. April 15, at the Bexley Starbucks, 2450 E. Main St. District 18 constituents are invited to share their thoughts on issues and problems. For more information, call Stinziano's office at 614-466-1896.

Columbus School for Girls, Prospective Parent Coffees, 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 17 and 18, in the Alumnae Living Room, 56 S. Columbia Ave, Bexley. The first will be offered for parents of girls age 3 to grade 5, the second for prospective parents of girls entering grades 6-12. Attendees will meet with school division leaders. Campus tours will offer attendees the opportunity to view classes in session and visit CSG's new Wellness and Athletics Complex. For reservations, contact jblackburn@columbusschoolforgirls.org. For more information, contact the Office of Admission at 614-252-0781, ext. 310.

March of Dimes Women's Board, annual fashion show, 6:30 p.m. April 19, at Via Vecchia, 485 S. Front St. in the Brewery District. This year's event, "Caring Causes, Chic Styles," will highlight women's and men's clothing lines from Thread on Grandview, food by Catering by Scott/Via Vecchia and entertainment. Live and silent auctions and raffle packages also will be offered. To purchase tickets, go to marchofdimes.com/ohio/events.

Women's Board of the Columbus Museum of Art, 20th Anniversary Decorators' Show House, April 23 through May 12, at 21 S. Parkview Ave. in Bexley. The event kicks off with a 1920s themed Preview Party, Roaring into the Show House 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. April 20. The party features the musical stylings of Avalon Nine, signature drinks, food inspired by the 1920s, and vintage clothing and cards. Tickets are $100 per person, $175 per couple. The Decorators' Show House will be open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $15 if purchased in advance at columbusmuseum.org or $20 if purchased at the door.

Columbus Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis Walk, 4:30 p.m. June 22, at the Franklin Park Community Gardens. Take Steps is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's national walk program to raise money for critical research and awareness about digestive diseases. To register, visit cctakesteps.org/columbus.

Classes, workshops

Criterium Liszkay Engineers, free home buyers seminar, 7 p.m. May 7 and 9, for part one, May 14 and 16, for part two, in the East Main Professional Building, 5300 E. Main St., Suite 203. Participants will learn the basics of what a home inspector looks for, helping them eliminate houses with major problems before entering into a contract. Each session will last one and a half hours. Seating is limited. For reservations, call Miriam at 614-418-7200.

Health

Living With Advanced Breast Cancer, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Zangmeister Cancer Center, 3100 Plaza Properties Blvd., Columbus. Sponsored by Haven of Hope Cancer Foundation and Novartis Oncology. Event will feature talk by Kimberly Podsada, nurse practitioner in breast oncology who studied for eight years at the Ohio State University. Podsada will share information about a treatment option for those living with advanced hormone-receptor positive breast cancer. Free but registration required. Call 1-866-866-9303.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Huntington Hearing Health Program in partnership with Huntington Bank, offering free hearing screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway. Screenings will be offered to those ages 5 and older throughout 2013. To schedule appointments, call 614-261-5452.

Meetings

Aldus Society, 7:30 p.m. April 11 at the Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Ave. Mary Ellen Armentrout, the author of Carnegie Libraries of Ohio: Our Cultural Heritage, will speak. Armentrout's book, which took four years to research and write, documents the 111 libraries in Ohio that were built through the largesse of Andrew Carnegie, owner of Carnegie Steel. Central Ohio communities whose library-building-efforts benefitted include Columbus' downtown library, Delaware, Pickerington and the Otterbein College Library in Westerville. Socializing begins at 7 p.m. This program is free and open to the public. For more information call 614-299-1980 or visit the website aldussociety.com.

Boy Scout Troop 166, 7:30 p.m. every Monday evening at Bexley United Methodist Church, 2657 E. Broad St. New and returning Scouts welcome. Monthly outings and active summer High Adventure program. For more information, visit Troop166.org.

Boy Scout Troop 603, 7 p.m. every Tuesday in the undercroft at St. Catharine Church, 500 S. Gould Road. Programming includes day outings, camping, wilderness survival, team building, leadership skills, community service and projects. Participants include students from St. Catharine, Bexley City Schools, Bishop Hartley High School, St. Charles Preparatory School and surrounding areas.

The Pilot Club of Columbus, 6:15 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the Holiday Inn City Center, 175 E. Town St. This civic service organization focuses on improving the quality of life of people with brain-related disorders and disabilities. Call Teddi at 614-539-6293.

Book Club, 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month, October through May, at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.

QuECK (Quilting, Embroidery, Crocheting and Knitting), 9 a.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month, at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.

Quilting Etc. meets at 2 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.

Berwick Civic Association, 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1555 S. James Road. Visit 614berwick.com.

The Kiwanis Club of Berwick, noon Thursdays at Berwick Party House, 3250 Refugee Road. Buffet lunch is $9. Call David Barrett at 614-866-7309.

Bexley Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at Wing's Restaurant, 2801 E. Main St.

Rotary Club of Whitehall-Consumer and Family Advisory Council, 4:30 to 6 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the ADAMH Board of Franklin County, 447 E. Broad St. Call 614-222-3743.

Government

The Bexley Board of Education meets monthly in the Bexley High School Community Room, 328 S. Cassingham Road. For the meeting schedule, visit bexleyschools.org/domain/72.

Bexley City Council, 5:45 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Call City Hall at 614-559-4200 for meeting location.

Bexley Mayor's Court, 9 a.m. every other Friday in council chambers at City Hall, 2242 E. Main St.

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