The Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio will hold its annual Labor Day Weekend Traditional Powwow Saturday through Monday, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, 4100 Columbia St. in Hilliard. Gates will open at 11 a.m.

The Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio will hold its annual Labor Day Weekend Traditional Powwow Saturday through Monday, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, 4100 Columbia St. in Hilliard. Gates will open at 11 a.m.

The event will feature Native American dancing, arts, food and music. Dancing will begin with a grand entry of all dancers at 1 p.m. each day and at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. A two-step contest will take place at 9 p.m. Saturday and a team dance contest will be held at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. An auction is planned for noon Sunday.

Admission is $7 for adults, $3 for seniors and students and free for children 5 and younger. A $15 weekend pass is available.

Those attending should bring seating. For more information, call (614) 443-6120.

Autism Speaks' inaugural Columbus "Walk Now for Autism" event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 12, at Value City Arena.

Registration for the 2- to 3-mile walk is at 8:30 a.m., opening ceremonies are at 9:40 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. Value City Arena is at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on the Ohio State University campus.

Proceeds of the event will benefit the autism advocacy organization Autism Speaks.

Thousands of walkers, including individuals with autism, their families and friends, are expected to participate in the walk and in the community resource fair, which will include educational resources, therapists, schools, recreation programs and creative child-friendly activities.

To register for the event, visit www.walknowforautism.org/columbus.