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Events and programs

Capitol City Chorus, "Strolling Down Memory Lane," 7:30 p.m. May 17, at the Martin Janis Center Ohio Expo Center, 11th Avenue entrance. The 30-member male barbershop chorus will be joined by the 2011 International Seniors Quartet Champion, Over Easy. Tickets will be available at the door. Parking is free.

Our Lady of Peace, concert featuring the Swing's the Thing Big Band and the church's choir and soloists, 4 p.m. May 19 at 20 E. Dominion. Selections will include a Les Miserables medley and a tribute to Marvin Hamlisch. Linda Ebright, minister of music, will lead the group with Eileen Huston, accompanist. Vocal soloists include Maria Zarick, Deb Colasurd, Wendy Rieser, Catherine Varga, Issac Ruiz, Richard Celestina, Shelley Beaty, and guests Jeff Rone and Jennifer Marcellana. This is an annual free concert.

Wellness Forum, Dinner at the Forum, 6 p.m. May 21 at 510 E. Wilson Bridge Rd, Suite G, Worthington. Cookbook author and celebrity Chef Del Sroufe and Dr. Pam Popper, executive director of the Wellness Forum, will be featured. The dinner and presentation on healthy eating is appropriate for anyone wanting to achieve better health or improve health conditions. There is no cost however reservations must be made by calling 614-841-7700.

Clintonville Woman's Club, membership-wide garage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1, at the clubhouse, 3951 N. High St. Homemade baked goods also will be offered. All funds raised will provide support for CWC and the initiatives it is involved in such as the Clintonville Resource Center, Operation Buckeye and the Memory Lane project on West North Broadway. For information, contact Jane O'Neil at 614-890-2310.



Poet and Writers Guild, 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 24, at Pearls of Wisdom, 3522 N. High St. The program will feature the Whetstone High School Poetry Competition winners. For more information, call Dotte at 614-263-9346 or Liz Ann, 614-267-3085.

Clintonville Beginning Dulcimer Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the Education Room of Wesley Glen, 5155 N. High St., Columbus. Bring a dulcimer or call and ask about borrowing one. For more information contact Barb at 614-370-8183 after 5 p.m.


Support groups

Thyroid Disorder Support Group, 1:30 p.m. May 19, at the Eye Center, 262 Neil Ave. For more information, call 614-431-6854.

Syntero/Northwest Counseling Services' Low Vision Support Group, a monthly meeting for older adults with vision problems, 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 20, at the Griswold Center, 777 High St. in Worthington. An open discussion is planned. Refreshments are provided by PR Life Management. New members are welcome anytime. To learn more , call Maxine Gilgoff of Northwest Counseling Services at 614-457-7876, ext. 358.

Syntero/Northwest Counseling Services' Widow/Widower Gathering, 1 to 2:30 p.m. May 24, at the Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road, Room 104. Joyce Johnson, lung health outreach director with the Breathing Association, will present "Breathing, Laughing and Other Good Things." There is no fee. To register, call Northwest Counseling Services at 614-457-7876, ext. 422, by May 22.