Ohio Wesleyan's Sigma Phi Epsilon, Magic Changing Lives: A Night of Magic and Illusion featuring Bill Boaz, 6 and 8:30 p.m. April 1, at the Strand Theatre, 28 E. Winter St., Delaware. The tickets will be $5, and all proceeds of this philanthropy event will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio. Tickets or donations can be made at the Strand Theatre or through the Bill Boaz website, billboaz.com.
Ohio Wesleyan's Sigma Phi Epsilon, Magic Changing Lives: A Night of Magic and Illusion featuring Bill Boaz, 6 and 8:30 p.m. April 1, at the Strand Theatre, 28 E. Winter St., Delaware. The tickets will be $5, and all proceeds of this philanthropy event will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio. The idea started after the loss of the fraternity's president, Jakob VonDerVellon, two years ago. Jakob was focused on giving back to charity and was a big brother in the local program.
Village of Galena, Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m. April 19, at Ruffner Park. The event is held rain or shine. For more information, call 740-965-2484.
Greater Galena Civic Association and the Big Walnut Nature Club, Cleanup Day, 10 a.m. April 26. Volunteers are needed and should meet at the Galena Village Hall, 109 Harrison St.Health
Delaware General Health District, free Tai Chi classes offered through the adult injury prevention program starting April 1, for adults age 60 and older, 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Delaware Township Hall. Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance is a group program that focuses on improving functional ability, such as balance and physical function, to reduce fall-related risks and frequency. For more information or to register, contact Mitchell Briant, DGHD adult injury prevention coordinator, at 740-203-2054 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delaware General Health District, mammogram screenings with the James Mobile Mammography Unit, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 16, at the Center for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road in Delaware. To make an appointment, call the Delaware General Health District Clinic at 740-203-2040. To be eligible, women must not be pregnant or nursing, have no symptoms and never had breast cancer, and be at least 35 years of age. Women between the ages of 35 and 39 must have a written prescription from their doctor. Medicare and most insurance plans cover the cost of the service. If Medicare or insurance is not available, call the Health District for assistance. Women without insurance coverage who wish to pay privately will need to provide $105 at the time of their appointment.
Delaware General Health District, A Matter of Balance classes, 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays, May 5 through June 30, at the Center for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware. These free sessions will teach participants some non-strenuous exercises that will help improve balance. Participants will also have the opportunity to talk with classmates about experiences and learn ways to reduce the fear of falling. Classes are open to Delaware County residents age 60 and older. Additional sessions are set as follows: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Aug. 7 through Sept. 25, and Oct. 1 through Nov. 19; 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 6 through Sept. 24. For more information, contact Mitchell Briant, DGHD adult injury prevention coordinator, at 740-203-2054 or by email at email@example.com.
Delaware County Chapter of the American Red Cross, blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23, at Meijer, 1380 Sunbury Road, Delaware. An additional drive is set for 1 to 7 p.m. March 26, at Kroger, 1840 Columbus Pike, Delaware. To make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767.
SilverSneakers FLEX Senior Stretch, indoor class for women only, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Feridean Commons, 6885 Freeman Road, Westerville. SilverSneakers FLEX classes are free for SilverSneakers members. Fee is $5 for non-members. For more information, call 614-271-7230.Meetings
Delco Profit Builders Chapter of Business Networking International, Visitor's Day, 8 to 9:30 a.m. March 25, at the Council for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware. Admission is free. BNI is a business and professional networking organization whose primary purpose is to exchange qualified business referrals. Delaware area professionals and business people are invited to hear more about the benefits of word-of-mouth marketing and ways to maximize their marketing efforts. For reservations, contact Mark Berndt, chapter president, at 614-354-7648.
Delaware County Bird Club, 7:30 p.m. March 24, at Ohio Wesleyan University, Schimmel-Conrades Science Center, Room 163. Conversation and refreshments begin at 7 p.m. Tom Sheley, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Columbus, will present "A Bird's Journey: The Miracle of Migration." Parking is available next to the Selby Stadium on the east side of Henry Street and in the lot south of the Science Center next to Branch Rickey Arena.
Delaware Toastmasters, 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Columbus State Community College Delaware Campus, Moeller Hall 112, 5100 Cornerstone Drive. Anyone interested in improving their public speaking, presentation, or leadership skills is welcome. For more information, visit delaware. toastmastersclubs.org.
Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Tim Hortons, 3700 Discovery Lane, Powell. It is part of a national network that offers a variety of topics that change weekly and focus on popular life issues. The program is free with no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information, go to meadow park.org or lifetreecafe.com.
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. For information, call adjutant Gene Fuller at 740-965-2111.
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 are invited. Call Hal Holland at 740-972-8293.
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.
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
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Delaware and Morrow Counties, NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 325 S. Sandusky St., Suite 301, Delaware. This support group, for people living with a mental illness, will be facilitated by trained volunteers who also live with a mental illness. The group helps people learn from shared experiences while offering an opportunity to share coping strategies and offer encouragement. There is no fee. For more information, call 740-815-1767.
Tea & Tears-Westerville, a support group for family members of those facing a mental illness, meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at Church of the Messiah, Meeting House, 51 N. State St., Westerville. This group is led by Ron and Lori Richardson. Registration is not required to attend. For more information, call 614-501-6264(NAMI).
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 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.