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Events and programs

Delaware Community Chorus, spring concert, "Camelot, Psalms, and Haydn," 3 and 5 p.m. May 5 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 45 W. Winter St., Delaware. The chorus, directed by Daniel D. Hursey, will perform a medley of songs from the Broadway musical Camelot, unique arrangements of well-known psalms, and Haydn's Te Deum. The Council for Older Adults is sponsoring the concert. Buy tickets, $7.50 each, from any chorus member, at the door or online at www.delawarechorus.com.

Little Brown Jug Singles (and Couples) Square Dance, 7:30 to 10:15 p.m. on the third and fifth Fridays of each month from September through May at the Mingo Park Recreation Center, 500 E. Lincoln Ave. in Delaware.

Delaware County 4-H Committee, third annual Fore for 4-H Golf Outing, June 23 at Bent Tree Golf Club in Sunbury. The event includes 18 holes of golf, complimentary snacks, goody bag, a silent auction and a Legacy Dinner. In addition, golfers will have the chance to win $25,000 via a Hole In One contest. Proceeds benefit youth in Delaware County through scholarships, awards and educational materials. Players and sponsors may pick up registration information at the Ohio State University Extension Office, 149 N. Sandusky St.

 

Meetings

Big Walnut Area Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. May 14 in the meeting room at the Myers Inn, 45 S. Columbus St. Michael C. Hansen, a geologist with the Ohio Geological Survey of the Department of Natural Resources since 1972, will discuss earthquakes in Ohio. The meeting is open to the public. For more information about the historical society, museum or local history, visit the website, BigWalnutHistory.org.

Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Pathway Church of God, 201 Pennsylvania Ave., Delaware. Program includes videos, stories and discussions that help build relationships. Topics change weekly and focus on popular life issues. The program is free with no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information, email lifetree cafe@meadowpark.org.

Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Gold Star Referral Club, 7:30 a.m. Mondays at Sunbury Town Hall, 51 E. Cherry St. Business networking group meets every Monday except holidays. Bring business cards, coupons, pamphlets, etc. Visitors invited. Call Hal Holland at 740-972-8293.

Delaware Toastmasters, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month in Moeller Hall 112 at Columbus State Community College's Delaware campus, 5100 Cornerstone Drive. For more information, visit delaware.toastmastersclubs.org.

American Legion Col. Benson Hough Post 457 meets the fourth Thursday of the month, except November and December when meetings are on the second Thursday, at the post, 230 Otis St. Guests are invited. Call vice commander Scott Bloch at 614-806-6738.

American Legion Post 171, 7:30 p.m. and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the post, 393 E. College Ave. Guests are invited. Call Mike Etling at 614-891-9388 or Kim Mann (Auxiliary) at 614-266-2695.

Harlem Township Zoning Commission, 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 state Route 605 S.

Harlem Township Zoning Commission workshop meeting, 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 state Route 605 S.

The Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Towers Hall on the Otterbein University campus. All are invited. Call Jim Schultz at 614-794-1247..

Delaware County Home Economists, open to the county's practicing and retired home economics or family consumer sciences professionals, meets monthly, September through May. Membership dues are $10. To apply or for program information, call President Dee Allenspach at 614-436-9358..

 

Support groups

Central Ohio Polio Network, providing support and information on post-polio syndrome, 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 4 at the Westerville MCL Restaurant, 76 E. Schrock Road. For more information contract Monica Wilford at 614-581-6979 or 614-337-0990.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, support groups for patients with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis as well as their family members, meeting in Delaware and Reynoldsburg. Visit ccfa.org/chapters/centralohio for times and dates or call 614-889-6060.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Groups, 1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Asbury United Methodist Church, 55 W. Lincoln Ave. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Bernie Sanders at 740-363-1365 to verify. A second group meets at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing W. Call Heidi Reed at 740-201-5640.

Family Support Group, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at 325 S. Sandusky St., Suite 301. This group is for the families of those with a serious mental illness.

Delaware Area Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Delaware Township Hall, 2590 Liberty Road. Contact Al and Barb at 740-363-3841.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weigh-in from 5:45 to 6:10 p.m. with meeting starting at 6:15 p.m. Mondays at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, 41 Hodges Road. Call Loretta Smiley at 740-965-3416.

Al-Anon, 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Central College Presbyterian Church, 975 Sunbury Road.

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