Bishop Watterson High School, Eagle Auction, Oct. 12 in the south addition of Bishop Watterson, 99 E. Cooke Road. This annual event includes music, dancing, food, and live and silent auction bidding. The theme this year is "We Are Watterson." Register online at bishopwatterson.com.

Events and programs

Clintonville Farmers' Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Nov. 23 along North High Street, between Orchard Lane and West Dunedin Road. More than 60 producers sell fruits, vegetables, pasture-raised meats, cheese, honey and jams, baked goods, eggs, grains and cut flowers. For more information call 614-341-7131.

Community Leaders Forum, How Uninsured People Can Gain Access to Healthcare, 12:45 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, 93 W. Weisheimer Road in Clintonville. The forum is designed for people who have difficulty understanding healthcare language, who need financial help to acquire coverage and who are concerned about circumstances such as pre-existing conditions.. Free. For more information call the church at 614-267-4946.

Bishop Watterson High School, Eagle Auction, Oct. 12 in the south addition of Bishop Watterson, 99 E. Cooke Road. This annual event includes music, dancing, food, and live and silent auction bidding. The theme this year is "We Are Watterson." Register online at bishopwatterson.com.

Christ Child Society of Columbus, annual Red Wagon Fare luncheon, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at the Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Road. The event features a luncheon, vendors from Central Ohio, Christ Child Society sweets, baked goods and crafts, as well as a style show provided by Chico's from the Shops at Worthington Place and Belles and Beaux Children's Boutique. Proceeds support the projects of the Christ Child Society. This year, Project Starfish, a tuition assistance program for the Christ Child-Child Care Center at St. Stephens Community House will be the focus of the event. Tickets for the luncheon are available by visiting christchildsocietycolumbus.org or by contacting any group member.

Vaughn Wiester's Famous Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Mondays at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. Free parking. $10 general admission, $5 for students.

Classes and workshops

Babyboomer & Beyond Dance Fitness Classes, Wednesdays at Whetstone Community Center, 3923 N. High St. Sessions include Zumba Gold from 6 to 7 p.m. and Jazzy Tap from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information call M. Bova at 614-582-7428.

Health

Flu Shots, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Oct. 6 in the administrative area at North Broadway United Methodist Church, 48 E. North Broadway. Immunization consultants will give flu shots, providing both standard vaccine (for ages 14 to 65) and high dose vaccine (for adults age 65 and older). Cost is $21. Participants who have Medicare or Aetna insurance should bring their card, so insurance can be billed. For more information, contact the church at 614-268-8626.

Meetings

Clintonville Woman's Club Evening Group, 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the club, 3951 N. High St. A social time will be followed by a German dinner at 6:30 p.m. in celebration of Octoberfest. The program will feature a beer tasting from Weiland's. Friends and potential new members also are invited. For reservations call Joyce Willeke at 614-268-2960 or email jwilleke@aol.com. Seating will be limited.

Columbus Home Economists in Home & Community, luncheon meeting, noon Oct. 10 at the Worthington Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 773 High St., Worthington. A panel of HEIB members will present the program "Creating Consumers: Home Economists in the 20th C.," comparing roles in the 1960s and 1970s with 21st century challenges and changes. Jo Ann Helmlinger will moderate. For reservations, due Oct. 5, call either 614-457-5915 or 740-965-3889. Guests are welcome.

Aldus Society, meeting of local bibliophilic society, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Ave. Michael F. Whelan, the head of the international Sherlock Holmes literary society, the Baker Street Irregulars, will present "The Bibliophilic Anatomy of a Literary Society." He will give a short history of the Baker Street Irregulars and small press and journals dealing with Sherlock Holmes. Admission is free. For more information, call Joe Perko at 614-299-1980 or visit aldussociety.com.

Poet and Writers Guild, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Pearls of Wisdom, 3522 N. High St. The program will feature poet Steve Abbott. For 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 (west entrance off of parking lot). Bring a dulcimer or call to ask about borrowing one. No need to read music. Free. For more information contact Barb at 614-848-5041.

Celebrating God's Answers to Life's Challenges, 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays in the Northland area. Seekers and lovers of truth (SALT) are asked to call 614-262-4764 for more information.

Central Ohioans for Peace, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays at the Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave. Call 614-436-3531.

Assistance League of Metro Columbus, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 614-404-8709 or visit ALColumbus.org.

Northwest Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the MCL Cafeteria in Kingsdale Center. For more information, visit northwestkiwanis.com.

AmSpirit Business Connections--Atlas Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Panera Bread, 300 W. Lane Ave., Columbus. Contact Frank Agin at frankagin@amspirit.com.

Support groups

Wesley Glen Family CAREgiver Group, noon Oct. 8 at Wesley Glen Retirement Community, 5155 N. High St. The topic will be a "Caregiver Resource Fair." Lunch is provided. Sessions aim to provide care, affirmation, respite and education for those looking after a loved one. All sessions are free and open to the public. Reservations should be made for lunch by calling 614-888-7492.

Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the third floor multi-purpose room at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call Dodie Wood at 614-481-8888.

Cancer Support Group, for anyone living with cancer, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Beyond Healing Holistic Cancer Support, 6460 Busch Blvd., Suite 137. Free. For information, call 614-800-3819.

Caregiver Support Group, for friends and family of those facing cancer, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Beyond Healing Holistic Cancer Support, 6460 Busch Blvd., Suite 137. Free. Call 614-800-3819.

Bereavement Support Group, for those who have lost a loved one to cancer, at Beyond Healing Holistic Cancer Support, 6460 Busch Blvd., Suite 137. Free. For information, call 614-800-3819.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 10:30 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at Wesley Glen, 5155 N. High St. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Lauren Croman at 614-888-7492 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time. A group also meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Columbus Alzheimer's Care Center, 700 Jasonway Ave. Call 614-459-7050.

Alzheimer's Men's Breakfast Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio chapter, 8:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at Panera Bread-Clintonville, 4519 N. High St. Call Bill Keating at 614-481-4466.

Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1495 E. Morse Road. Open to parents, grandparents or siblings who have experienced the death of a child at any age, for any reason.

Debtors Anonymous, a 12-step program for the financially challenged, 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Glen Echo United Presbyterian Church, 220 Cliffside Drive. Call 614-404-4827.

Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder support group and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at the Center for Balanced Living, 445 E. Granville Road, Buildings M and O, Worthington. Free; donations are accepted. For information, call 614-293-9550.

Cocaine Anonymous, for information on meetings, call 614-251-1122.

Mended Hearts of Central Ohio, a support group for heart patients, caregivers and heart-care professionals, the second Wednesday of every month at the Ross Auditorium at the Ohio State University Medical Center, 452 W. 10th Ave. Call Jeff Davidson at 614-580-1561.

Arthritis Peer Network, 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Panera Bread, 4519 N. High St. This group is designed for working adults to share and offer support. Call the Arthritis Foundation at 614-876-8200.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 N. High St. Individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, panic, fatigue, depression or fear are welcome. Freewill offerings accepted. For more information contact Paul at 614-895-6760.

Men and Women's Conversational English Group, 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Fridays at Indianola Presbyterian Church, 1970 Waldeck Ave. Free sessions where international men and women can practice speaking American English in a comfortable, friendly group. Each individual, country, religion and culture will be respected. Contact Jack Kyle at 614-325-0208.

Depression Support Group, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 7 to 8:30 p.m., the first and third Mondays of the month at the Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Also: 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at North Central Mental Health Services, 1301 N. High St.

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome/Fibromyalgia meeting, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call Linda at 614-457-5132 for more information.

MOMS Club of Clintonville, a social and support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.

Overeaters Anonymous, 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Road. Also: 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call Carol at 614-777-8596.

Bipolar Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road. For information, call David at 614-895-1002.

Families Anonymous, for parents of those with substance abuse or behavioral problems, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 614-885-5199 or 614-875-8695.