CWHS Performing Arts Department Pancake Breakfast, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in the CWHS Cafe. Cost is $10-$6. Proceeds benefit the Performing Arts Boosters.

Events

CWHS Performing Arts Department Pancake Breakfast, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in the CWHS Cafe. Cost is $10-$6. Proceeds benefit the Performing Arts Boosters.

Tuesdays@One, a free arts and education program, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Town Hall, 648 Main St., Groveport. Programs are geared toward adults, with several also being "kid-friendly." Registration is required; call 614-836-3333.

Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce, annual Chamber Expo and Awards Dinner, March 14 at Crossroads Church in Lithopolis. Chamber members will join with community leaders and dignitaries to celebrate a year of business growth in and around Canal Winchester. Awards of distinction will be presented in the following categories: 2013 Business of the Year, 2013 Business Person of the Year, and 2013 Pillar of the Community. For more information, contact Amanda Lemke, president, Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce, at 614-837-1556.

Knights of Columbus, Council 11188, annual freethrow contest, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Groveport Recreational Center, 7370 Groveport Road, Groveport. Boys and girls ages 9 to14 are eligible to participate for awards. Winners in each category are determined by making the most out of 15 freethrow attempts. In addition to receiving trophies, winners are eligible to advance to a district competition in February. Signups will be open for both boys and girls from 9 a.m. until noon. This free competition is open to the public. Parents of the participants are encouraged to be present. This is the first year that 9-year-olds can participate. For more information contact Mike Jacobs at 614-271-6722.

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, 35th annual conference, Affirming Our Roots, Breaking New Ground, Feb. 14-16 at the Granville middle and high schools. The state's largest sustainable food and farm conference features keynote sessions with Kathleen Merrigan and Atina Diffley; more than 100 educational workshops; two in-depth pre-conference events; a trade show; and locally sourced and organic homemade meals. To register or for more information, including pre-conference descriptions and workshop listings, go to www.oeffa.org/conference2014.

Health

American Red Cross, blood donation, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at Pope John XXIII Parish, 5170 Winchester Southern Road NW, Canal Winchester. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767.

Medicare Counseling, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Starting in February, additional sessions will be available from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Wednesday and the third Monday of each month. Enrollment options, prescription drug plans and their benefits, Medicare Advantage plans, financial assistance programs for people with limited incomes and long-term care insurance will be discussed. The free, confidential, one-on-one service is offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Insurance's Senior Health Insurance Information Program. For an appointment, call Anne at 614-795-0927.

Meetings

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, 614-837-1513.

Canal Winchester Gold Star Referrals, 8:30 a.m. Thursdays at O'Charley's, 6224 Gender Road. The group meets to exchange referrals and discuss business. Call Paul Workmaster at 614-397-0591.

AmSpirit Business Connections--Canal Winchester Chapter, 8 a.m. Fridays at O'Charley's, 6224 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. The chapter is interested in identifying business owners and sales professionals who wish to benefit from qualified referrals. Prospective members are invited to attend three complimentary meetings, encouraged to bring 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, 150 E. Columbus St., Lithopolis. Service-minded individuals are invited to join. Call Joe at 614-519-8460.

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.

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.

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, call Tom McInnerney at 614-863-5221.

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 cwtouchdownclub.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.

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. No dues or fees are 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.

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 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.

Government

Canal Winchester Village Council, 7 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at Town Hall, 10 N. High St.

Planning and zoning commission, 7 p.m. second Monday of each month at Town Hall.

Old Town committee meetings, 5:45 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Finance committee meetings, 5:45 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Safety committee meetings, 9 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Town Hall.

Service committee meetings, 5:45 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Landmarks commission, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Madison Township Board of Trustees, 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Community Center, 4575 Madison Lane.