Free Children's Clothing Ministry, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 21 at Hope United Methodist Church, 83 E. Columbus St., Canal Winchester. The Hopeful Hearts Free Children's Clothing Ministry will offer clothing for children in sizes infant-5T, shoes, blankets, bibs, small toys and baby items. Donations may be dropped off at the church. For details, call 614-837-7548.

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Adam Miller office hours, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Hilltop YMCA lobby, 2879 Valleyview Drive, Columbus. Newly elected state Rep. Adam Miller, D-17th District, will hold open office hours to hear feedback. For details, visit

Free Children's Clothing Ministry, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 21 at Hope United Methodist Church, 83 E. Columbus St., Canal Winchester. The Hopeful Hearts Free Children's Clothing Ministry will offer clothing for children in sizes infant-5T, shoes, blankets, bibs, small toys and baby items. Donations may be dropped off at the church. For details, call 614-837-7548.

Klezmer Showcase, 8 p.m. Jan. 13-14 at the Southern Theater, 21 E. Main St., Columbus. The Columbus Symphony will perform a concert that celebrates the origins of klezmer music, dance tunes played by Jewish folk musicians throughout eastern Europe during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased by calling 614-228-8600 or by visiting For details, visit

Aldus Society program, 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Ave., Columbus. The "Aldus Collects" program will feature six society members sharing their book-related passions. For details, call 614-390-6080 or visit

Stonewall Democrats meeting, 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Ohio Democratic Headquarters basement, 340 E. Fulton St., Columbus.

The social gathering and business meeting will hold elections for Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio. For details, visit

Coyote trapping workshop, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, 1500 Dublin Road, Columbus.

The ODNR will host a free event for up to 30 participants to cover topics such as life, history, laws and trapping techniques.

Ages 18 and older. Register by calling 614-644-3925. For details, visit

Career help, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Jan 23-Feb. 3 at New Directions Career Center, 199 E. Rich St., Columbus. The NDCC will host a 10-day program to empower women and help achieve their personal and professional goals. Amanda Fox will be the program director. Registration is required: 614-849-0028, ext. 100, or

Networking event, 7 to 9 a.m. Jan. 11 at Franklin University's Ross Auditorium, 301 E. Rich St., Columbus. The topic of the first networking event will be inspirational leadership, and will feature coffee, light breakfast and leadership conversations in a casual, career-focused setting for young professionals, students and business leaders. Cost is $5, online at, $10, at the door. For details, call 614-579-9390 or email

Heart patient support event, 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Ross Heart Hospital, 452 W. 10th Ave., Columbus. Dr. Quinn Capers IV will speak on surviving a heart attack and thriving afterward in an event aimed to educate and support heart patients. New members and guests are welcome to dinner, and to get questions answered. Garage parking is available. Registration is suggested. For details or to register, call 614-580-1561 or email

Community education event, 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Frances Steube Community Center, 22 S. Trine St., Canal Winchester. The education lecture hosted by the city of Canal Winchester and the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office will cover topics such as the opioid epidemic, prescription drug abuse, community awareness and identifying illegal drug activity. For details, call 614-837-8276 or visit

Bonsai Society meeting, 2 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad St., Columbus. The meeting will feature illustrated talk on bonsai history and a hands on workshop for accent plants. Guests are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For details, call 614-634-3435.

Amazing Cat Show Call-out, pieces for the Jan. 13 show must be dropped off between 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 27 at 400 W. Rich St., Columbus. All pieces must be ready to hang, and any special presentation accommodations must accompany the art. Proceeds will go to Colony Cats. For details, call 614-725-5324.

Classes and workshops

Line Dancing Classes, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Town Hall, 648 Main St., Groveport. The program is open to all skill levels and ages, with no registration required. Please wear shoes with leather soles or socks. There is no fee.

The Art of Movement Foundation classes, combining East and West intuitive dance practices to relieve stress, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St. Cost is $4-$5 per class. Participation is open to ages 16 and older, with no registration required.


Overeaters Anonymous, 6 to 7 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday at David's United Church of Christ, 80 W. Columbus St., Canal Winchester.

New Neighbors League of Columbus offers group activities and social events for recent transplants to the Columbus area. The group's purpose is to bring together new neighbors in the greater Columbus area to establish friendships and assist in the adjustment to new surroundings. The fee to join is $60. For more information, call 614-636-6652, email or visit

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 Bob Taylor, 614-837-5119.

Canal Winchester Gold Star Referral Club, 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Inn at Winchester Trails, 6401 Winchester Blvd. The group meets to exchange referrals and discuss business. Call Paul Workmaster at 614-397-0591 or visit

AmSpirit Business Connections-Canal Winchester Chapter, 8:15 a.m. Fridays at Pizza Cottage, 1000 Old Diley Road, Pickerington. 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 Brady Roenker at

Bloom Carroll Kiwanis Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Shirky's Pizza Zone, 70 E. Canal St., Carroll, and the fourth Thursday of the month at the Red Door Pub, 44 E. Columbus St., Lithopolis. Call Joe Taylor at 614-519-8460 or email

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 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 Scout Troop 316, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Brice United Methodist Church, 3160 Brice Road. 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 room 174 at Canal Winchester High School, 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 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.

Networking Luncheon, sponsored by the Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Canal Winchester Senior Center, 22 S. Trine St. Reservations required. Cost is $15 for preregistration or $18 at the door.

Women Marines Association, Ohio-3 Florence Jelsma Fawley chapter, a veterans association specifically for women Marines, meets quarterly in the Columbus-Dayton area. For information, email

Support groups

Parent Support Group of Tyler's Light, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Peace United Methodist Church, 235 Diley Road, Pickerington, for parents who have a child struggling with addiction. For more information, go to

TOPS Weight Loss Support Group, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St. For more information, call 614-836-3333.

Emotions Anonymous, 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. 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

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, 6:30 p.m. 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.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit

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 at 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. the first Tuesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 125 N. Eastwood Ave., 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.