Knights of Columbus Council 11188, Spaghetti Dinner with Ice Cream, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5, at the Church of Our Lady, 5225 Refugee Road. Dinner will consist of all-you-can-eat spaghetti (or choice of other pasta) and meatballs in homemade sauce (or choice of other sauces), salad, roll and beverage. The cost for both dinner and dessert is $8 for adults, $4 for children between the ages of 3-12, and free for those under 3. Contact Mike Jacobs at 614-271-6722.


Tuesdays@One, a free arts and education program, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at the Town Hall, 648 Main St., Groveport. Programs are geared toward adults, with several also being "kid-friendly." October programs include: Oct. 1, Putting a Healthy Spin on Food; Oct. 8, Apple Stamp Art; Oct. 15, Preparing Your Garden for Spring Beauty; Oct. 22, Apple Craft (supplies included). Advance registration is required; call 614-836-3333.

Knights of Columbus Council 11188, Spaghetti Dinner with Ice Cream, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5, at the Church of Our Lady, 5225 Refugee Road. Dinner will consist of all-you-can-eat spaghetti (or choice of other pasta) and meatballs in homemade sauce (or choice of other sauces), salad, roll and beverage. The Columbian Squires 4624 will be selling various brands of pop for 75 cents a can. The cost for both dinner and dessert is $8 for adults, $4 for children between the ages of 3-12, and free for those under 3. All proceeds will used to support the council's charitable activities. For more information, contact Mike Jacobs at 614-271-6722.

Canal Winchester Area Historical Society, annual Ghost Tour, Oct. 11 and 12, with stops including the Prentiss School, the Philip Game Home, the office of Dr. Phillips, the Ehrenhart Home & Shop, the Phillip Weber Home and the Marion Corwin Home. The tour begins at the historical society's complex at the corner of North High and Oak streets, with tickets available for purchase beginning at 6:30 p.m. the night of the event at the Railroad Depot on High Street. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling the historical society at 614-833-1846 or 614-837-8400 or by mail by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope with a check made payable to CWAHS. Prices are $10 per adult, $5 per student ages 6-18. Tickets are free for children 5 and under. The first group will begin the tour at 7 p.m., and the last group will depart no later than 7:30 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the society's operating expenses.

Reynoldsburg Lions Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m. Sundays, through Nov. 24, at 13685 Basil Road. For information, call 614-378-9272.


Element Winter Guards, informational meeting, 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 13, at the Pickerington Public Library, 201 Opportunity Way. This organization teaches participants ages 5 to 23 years of age how to spin flags. The group is looking for members for the upcoming 2014 season, which includes competitions on Saturdays from January to March. Practice is held on Sunday afternoons. For more information, visit


American Red Cross, blood donation, 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Groveport Community Center, 7370 Groveport Road. For appointments call 1-800-733-2767.


Columbus Military Wives Club, noon Oct. 9, at Kensington Place, Lutheran Village, 1001 Parkview Blvd. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. The Just for Fun Quartet will provide entertainment. For reservations, call Ann Hallenbrook at 614-877-6283 or Mabel Edwards, 614-866-2625.

Canal Winchester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10523, 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Community-Senior Center, 22 S. Trine St., Canal Winchester. Membership is open to any military combat veteran, regardless of race, rank, gender, etc. This is a non-drinking post. For more information, call Rick Williams at 614-735-0983 or Sam Armstead, 614-837-1315.

AmSpirit Business Connections--Canal Winchester Chapter, 8 a.m. Fridays at Re/Max One, 8233 Howe Industrial Parkway, Canal Winchester. The chapter is interested in identifying other professionals, business owners and sales professionals who wish to become involved with networking. Prospective members are invited to attend three complimentary meetings before joining and are encouraged to bring 30 business cards and to give a brief description of their businesses. For more information, contact Rick Wagner, president, at 614-203-3158.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Networking Luncheon, sponsored by the Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Canal Winchester Senior Center, 22 S. Trine St. Reservations required. Cost is $12.

Support groups

12-STEP Life Recovery Bible Study, 7:30 p.m. Sundays at Gender Road Christian Church, 5336 Gender Road. Open to those coping with substance abuse and overeating, as well as their friends and family members.

Emotions Anonymous, meeting of a new chapter, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N., Pickerington. There are no dues or fees required. Emotions Anonymous offers a 12-step program to help people cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. EA is not affiliated with any other organization.Members attend for various reasons, among them depression, anxiety, relationship problems and other emotional difficulties. For more information, call Paul at 614-562-5300.

GriefShare, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Pickerington Church of the Nazarene, 11775 Pickerington Road NW, Pickerington. Griefshare is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. For more information, call 614-837-8824 or visit

Grief Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays in October and December at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Wexner Heritage Village's Zusman Hospice coordinates this group led by qualified, experienced counselors. There is no fee. For more information about Zusman Hospice's bereavement support services, call 614-559-3050.

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

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 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.