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Events

Tuesdays@One, a free arts and education program, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at the Town Hall, 648 Main St., Groveport. The May 21 program will be "Annual and Perennial Flower Tips," presented by Joe Stewart. Programs are geared toward adults, with several also being "kid-friendly." Advance registration is required; call 614-836-3333.

Canal Winchester's 2013 Music & Art in the Park, summer concert series, 6 to 9 p.m. May 17 at Stradley Place. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first album, this concert will feature Sweet Beats, four actor musicians dedicated to the recreation of Beatles music and Beatlemania. Other attractions include a fire, police and construction vehicle display and free balloon art. Live art demonstrations and a variety of exhibits by the Canal Winchester Art Guild will be available to view. All events offer fair-style food and non-alcoholic beverages, or guests can bring their own. Attendees are encouraged to bring portable chairs or blankets due to limited seating. Visit canalwinchesterohio.gov for more information.

Historical Aircraft Squadron, annual open house, May 18 (rain date is May 19) at the Fairfield County Airport, 3266 Old Columbus Road, Carroll. Admission and parking are free. Events throughout the day include sky diving, display of Med-Flight's helicopter, an antique car show and Young Eagles plane rides for ages 8 to 17, A tethered hot air balloon sponsored by Keller Farms will be on site, with museum tours all day. Document shredding will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. (two box limit) sponsored by Taylor Chevrolet. Breakfast and lunch will be available. For more information call 740-653-4778.

Fitness Firm, presentation in conjunction with SilverSneaker Program, noon May 22 at the Frances Steube Community Center, 22 S. Trine St. in Canal Winchester. MediGold representative Gary Yurco, a registered nurse, will present "The ABCD's of Medicare." Seniors age 65 and above are eligible to receive Medicare. A potluck lunch will be available. For information contact Fitness Firm at 614-834-4027.

Groveport Community Garage Sale, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 24 and 25. Registration is required by May 20. For information visit groveport.org.

Groveport Summer Movie Series, free family movies, 8:30 p.m. May 25, June 29, July 27, Aug. 31 and Sept. 28 at the Heritage Park Amphitheatre, 551 Wirt Road. The film for May 25 is Zookeeper (PG) Please bring blankets or seating. Concessions will be available for purchase from local nonprofits. The rain location is KidSpace, 630 Wirt Road. For information, call Groveport Town Hall at 614-836-3333.

Bloom-Carroll Kiwanis Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 27 in the Shear Art parking lot, during the Lithopolis Memorial Day Festival. Craft vendors are sought. Fees are $25 for a single booth (10x10), $50 for a double booth (20x10), $10 for electricity (limited) and $20 for a not-for-profit booth. Registration deadline is May 15. For more information or to request an application, contact Joe Taylor at 614-519-8460 or joe@garnerinsurance.org. The Bloom Carroll Kiwanis Club supports the children of the Bloom Carroll community.

The 107th annual Carroll and Bloom Carroll High School Alumni Banquet, 5 p.m. June 8 at the new Bloom-Carroll Middle School. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. by the wrestling team and parents as a fundraiser for new warm-up uniforms. Following dinner, entertainment will be by All4Him and tours of the new school will be available. Cost is $13. No election of officers will be held; a volunteer committee is handling the banquet and other duties. For reservations send a check with graduation year and the names of those attending to the Alumni Association, PO Box 225, Carroll, OH 43112 by June 1. For information call alumni president Joe Jester at 614-834-1145.

 

Health

American Red Cross, blood donation, 2 to 7 p.m. May 20 at Madison Christian Church, 3565 Bixby Road, Groveport. For appointments call 1-800-733-2767.

 

Meetings

Bloom Carroll Kiwanis Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Greenfield Township Fire Department Community Room, 3245 Havensport Road, Carroll and the fourth Thursday of the month in the Stevenson meeting room at Wagnalls Memorial annex, 150 E. Columbus St., Lithopolis. Service-minded individuals are invited to join. Call Joe at 614-519-8460 or email joe@garnerinsurance.org.

Canal Winchester Gold Star Referrals, 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Bob Evans, 6085 Gender Road. The group meets to exchange referrals and discuss business. Call Paul Workmaster at 614-397-0591 or visit goldstarclubs.com.

The Southeast 9-12 Project, 5 p.m. the second Wednesday and 7 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month. Meeting location varies. For information, call Mike Lyons at 614-561-4040, email info@ses912.com or visit ses912.com.

Canal Winchester Rotary Club, noon to 1 p.m. every Thursday at Shade on the Canal Restaurant, 19 S. High St. Individuals interested in learning more about Rotary are invited to attend. Visit rotarycanalwinchester.org.

Boy Scouts Troop 316, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Brice United Methodist Church, 3160 Brice Road. Pack is seeking new members. For information or questions, call Tom McInnerney at 614-863-5221 or email tamcereng1989@yahoo.com.

Indians Touchdown Club, 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month in the Canal Winchester High School, Room 174, at 300 Washington St. For more information, visit cwtouchdown club.com.

Violet Grange 1949, 2 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Violet Township Office, 12970 Rustic Drive, Pickerington.

Destination: Canal Winchester networking group, 8 a.m. the third Friday of the month at Harvest Moon Coffee House, 7 N. High St. Visit destinationcw.org.

 

Support groups

AA, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Peace Christian Center, 88 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester. For information, call 614-837-6689.

Support group for parents of teens or adult children with bi-polar or borderline personality disorders, 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive, Pickerington. The group is also open to those who have family members with other mental health disorders. Free. For information, email support4family@hotmail.com.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Winchester Place, 36 Lehman Drive. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Michele Ross at 614-834-2273 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.

Grief Support Group meets for lunch at noon the first Wednesday of the month at the Fairfield County District Library, 219 N. Broad St., Lancaster. Sponsored by Fairhope Hospice. Call 740-654-7077.

Reformers Unanimous International Addiction Abstinence, a faith-based program, 7 p.m. Fridays, Heritage Baptist Church, 470 Groveport Road. Visit the church's website at hbcministries.com or call 614-837-6772.

FairHope Hospice & Palliative Care Inc. PALS Night, a free monthly grief support group for children and teens, 5 to 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 125 N. Eastwood Ave. in Lancaster. Open to those dealing with the loss of a parent, caregiver or sibling. Monthly activities include pet therapy, art activities, locomotor and song and music therapy. For more information, call 740-475-0699 or 800-994-7077.

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