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Events and programs
Dublin Farmers' Market, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, rain or shine, through Sept. 24 at Oakland Nurseries, 4261 W. Dublin Granville Road. For information contact market manager Jaime Moore at 614-327-0102 or email info@dublin farmersmarket.com.
The Mid-Ohio Chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 16th annual Promise Ball, 6 to 11 p.m. May 10 in the Archie Griffin Ballroom of the Ohio State University's Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St. This year's theme is Believe. The gala will honor former Congressman Zachary T. Space (D-OH) whose son has Type 1 Diabetes. The event includes live and silent auctions and entertainment. Tickets cost $250 each. For more information, contact Trevel Balser, development manager, at 614-464-2873 or tbalser@ jdrf.org.
Columbus 2014 Great Amazing Race, an annual family-oriented foot race based on the reality series, The Amazing Race, 2 to 5 p.m. May 10 at Highbanks Metropark in Lewis Center. Teams of two people, adults and children in grades K-12, race around a mile-long course with up to eight stations. Clues at each station direct teams to perform tasks or complete an obstacle course that focuses on teamwork in order to advance. Be prepared to get wet and dirty. Adult teams also are welcome. Medals will be awarded in various categories, and the 25 best teams will qualify for the championship race and a chance to win $2,000. Walk-ups on the day of the race will be accepted, but advance registration is encouraged as the race is limited to 120 teams. Online registration cost is $40 per two-member team, and can be completed at GreatAmazingRace. com.
Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Lunch and Learn Series, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 15 at the Dublin Chamber, 129 S. High St. in Historic Dublin. Local business experts are featured during each session to share tips, offer professional guidance and answer questions. The topic will be Can You Say a Few Words About...? How to Quickly Answer Questions in a Memorable Way and Other Public Speaking Tricks, presented by David Leslie of the OCLC Toastmasters Club. Registration is $20 per person for chamber members and $35 for nonmembers, and includes a light lunch. Registrations must be made at least two days prior to the event. Visit DublinChamber. org or call the chamber at 614-889-2001 for more information or to register.
St. Jude Discover the Dream Gala, 6 p.m. May 15 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 Powell Road. Guests will enjoy fine cuisine, hosted cocktails and live and silent auctions while supporting the mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For ticket information contact Lauren Hanna at lauren.hanna@stjude. org or 614-488-3681.
Worthington Kilbourne High School Band Boosters, Wolf Crop scrapbook event, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 17 at at St. Andrew Christian Church, 1985 Swansford Drive, Dublin. The event will provide scrapbookers with 12 hours of uninterrupted time to create and complete scrapbook pages and/or cards. Cost is $40 if registered by May 10, or $48 after May 10, as space is available. The fee includes one 8-foot table and a chair; lunch, dinner and dessert; snacks and drinks throughout the day; electricity access; a goodie bag; and raffle prizes. The WKHS Bands will provide loading assistance from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. upon arrival and from 9:45 to 10:15 p.m. at departure. The event is co-sponsored by Legacy Paper Arts in Powell and Olive Garden Restaurant. Participants may register at http://tinyurl.com/wolfcrop. After registration, a prompt will take registrants to PayPal to submit payment. All credit cards and checks are accepted.
American Red Cross, blood donation, noon to 5 p.m. May 9 at Perimeter Center, 6644 Perimeter Loop, Dublin. An additional drive is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 13 at Northwest Presbyterian Church, 6400 Post Road. To schedule appointments call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org.
Crosswoods Pediatrics, Walk with a Doc program, 10 a.m. every Thursday at Coffman Park, 5568 Emerald Parkway. Meet at Coffman Pavilion. The walks are free for anyone interested in taking steps to improve their health. A doctor will be on hand to answer questions and talk with people. For more information call 614-645-1260.
Yoga classes for people who have been affected by cancer, 11 a.m. Mondays, 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Cancer Support Community Central Ohio, 1200 Old Henderson Road. All equipment and programming are provided at no cost.
Worthington Hills Garden Club, luncheon, noon May 14 at Worthington Hills Country Club, 920 Clubview Blvd., Worthington. Registration begins at 11 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 11:30 a.m. The program will be "The Footprint of Climate Change in Ohio's Forests." The cost is $19. For reservations, required in advance, call 614-288-4668.
Dublin A.M. Rotary, 7:30 a.m. Fridays at the Country Club at Muirfield, 8715 Muirfield Drive, Dublin. For more information go to dublinam.org or call Michael Blackwell at 614-479-3173.
Kiwanis Club of Dublin, 6:30 p.m. on the first, second, and fourth Mondays of the month at the Bogey Inn, 6013 Glick Road. The group performs service work at the Dublin Food Pantry at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. The Food Pantry is located at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St. in Dublin. For information call Greg Ruff at 614-975-7185.
Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Weekly videos, stories and discussions that help build relationships. Topics change weekly and focus on popular life issues. Free; no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inventors Network, discussion of the invention process, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in Room 109, lower level of Kinney Hall, at the Columbus College of Art & Design, 470 E. Gay St. Cost is $36 per year for membership (payable at any time, not pro-rated for a partial year), $5 per meeting at the door. Call 614-470-0144 or visit inventorscolumbus.com.
LCP/L Wesley G. Davids Post 800, Dublin American Legion, 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Iaconos on Dublin Road in Shawnee Hills. All veterans are welcome. For more information contact Jeff Noble at 614-214-6451.
OCLC Toastmasters, noon the first and third Thursdays of every month at OCLC Inc., Private Dining Room, 6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin. Visitors are welcome. For more information go to oclctoastmastersclubs.org.
Accountant Information Market, Dublin-Powell Chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 3890 Presidential Parkway. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call 614-478-8187.
Essential to Leadership Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Atrium II South Tower, first-floor conference room, 5455 Rings Road, Dublin. Visit 1276053.toastmastersclubs.org.
Rotary Club of Dublin-Worthington, noon Wednesdays at La Scala, 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Road.
Northwest Civic Association, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, except July, at Meadow Park Church, 2425 Bethel Road.
AmSpirit Business Connections-Dublin Connections Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at Sunny Street Cafe, 7042 Hospital Drive. For more information contact Kate Mikhail at 614-493-8322 or email at email@example.com.
AmSpirit Business Connections-Dublin Metro Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Panera Bread, 6665 Perimeter Loop Road. For more information, contact Jo Funderburg at 614-408-3730 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Syntero/Northwest Counseling Services' Worthington Widowhood Support Group, a monthly meeting for men and women who have been widowed, 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 15 at the Griswold Center, 777 High St. in Worthington. Erica Joyce Johnson, Lung Health Outreach Director from the Breathing Association, will present "Breathing, Laughing and Other Good Things." This group is operated at no charge. To register, call Northwest Counseling Services at 614-457-7876, ext. 422, by May 13. Owen Pollack is the group facilitator.
Greater Columbus Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group, 10 a.m. to noon July 17, Conference Room 2 at Dublin Methodist Hospital, 7500 Hospital Drive. Being part of a National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association Support Group is always free. Participants are invited to hear about the latest research and treatment options for SD, and to ask other patients about how they cope. An additional meeting is set for Oct. 25 in Conference Room 1 at the hospital. For more information contact Marcia Eyre at 740-775-2262 or email@example.com; Mare Hull at 614-793-1948 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Dawn Lowery, Clinical Voice Pathologist Ohio ENT, at 614-538-2424, ext. 146, or Loweryd@ohpin.com.
Myasthenia Gravis Support Group, 10:30 a.m. to noon May 17 at the Northwest Library on Hard Road in Columbus. For more information email email@example.com.
GOALS (Giving Those with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Another Lifestyle) Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays in Room 317 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. This group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services. Meetings are subject to change. Call Megan at 614-221-1441 to confirm. For information go to mhafc.org.
Families In Touch, a support group for families and friends of adults affected by mental illness, co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Dublin Counseling, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month in Room 300 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. Meeting subject to change. Call Amanda at 614-889-5722, to confirm or visit mhafc.org.
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. Meetings subject to change. Call Megan to confirm at 614-221-1441.
Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, in Room 317 at Worthington Methodist Church, 600 N. High St. Meetings subject to change. Call to confirm. Call Megan at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Dublin Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Heather Mudgett at 317-313-4316 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.
POEM (Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms) Pregnancy-Postpartum Support Group, meetings held twice a month at Northwest Counseling Services, 1560 Fishinger Road, Upper Arlington. These meetings, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, are subject to change. Call Tonya at 614-221-1441 for dates and times. For information visit mhafc.org.
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. There is no fee. For information, 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. There is no fee. For information, call 614-800-3819.
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.
Better Breathers Club of Dublin Pulmonary Support Group, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. the third Monday of the month, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Conference Room One, 7500 Hospital Drive. For more information, call Anne at 614-544-8338.
Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.
Cocaine Anonymous, for meeting information, visit caohio.org or call 614-251-1122.
Weathering the Storm, a support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one due to violence or other tragic means, 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Dublin Counseling Center, 299 Cramer Creek Court. Free. Registration required. Call 614-889-5722.
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 or visit mendedheartscentralohio.org.
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 or info@LowSelfHelpSystems.org.
Better Breathers Club of Dublin, 6 to 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month in the front lobby conference room of Dublin Methodist Hospital. Enjoy new friendships and support. Free and open to anyone diagnosed with any pulmonary disease, their loved ones and caregivers. Light refreshments are provided, along with door prizes. Wheelchair accessible.
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 (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 445 E. Granville Road, Buildings M and O, Worthington. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-293-9550 or visit thecenterforbalancedliving.org.
At A Loss, support group for parents who have lost a child, 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Dublin Counseling Center, 299 Cramer Creek Court. Call 614-889-5722 for more information.
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 614-457-5132 for more information.
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.
Emotions Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. For more information, call 614-470-0397 or visit emotionsanonymous.org.
MOMS Club of Dublin, Southeast Chapter, meets the second Friday of each month at the Dublin Recreation Center, 5200 Emerald Parkway. For meeting times, visit momsclubofdublinse.webs.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings are held in Council Chambers at City Hall, 5200 Emerald Parkway, unless otherwise noted. Meetings are subject to change. For confirmation, call the Dublin Clerk of Council at 614-410-4436.
Architectural Review Board, 6:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month.