Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.
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Free Community Fun Fest, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Pathway Church, 817 N. Hamilton Road. Inflatables, games, prizes, food and more. Call (614) 471-6221.
Hadassah Luncheon, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the JCC, 1125 College Ave. Autism expert Jacqueline Wynn will speak. Cost is $50. For information, visit www.hadassah.org/Columbus or call Arlene Armstrong at (614) 235-8111.
Spring Gala, sponsored by Columbus Academy, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the school, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road. Enjoy "South Beach" style with creative cuisine, signature drinks and house music. Tickets are available online at www.cagala.com.Health
Medical Clinic, held by Vineyard Community Church, 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the church, 15187 Palmer Road in Reynoldsburg. Free sports and school physicals, health screenings and treatment for non-emergency illnesses. VCC food pantry is also open at this time.Meetings
Columbus Military Wives Club, Wednesday, April 11, at Kensington Place, Lutheran Village, 1001 Parkview Blvd. Social hour at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon. Janice Wheaton, director of Licking County Veterans Service, will speak. For reservations, call Ann Hallenbrook at (614) 877-6283 or Mabel Edwards at (614) 866-2625.
Gahanna Art Club will meet to tour "Art in Bloom," 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Columbus Museum of Art.
GRIN (Gahanna Residents in Need), 6:30 p.m. the last Thursday of the month at Mifflin Presbyterian Church, 123 Granville St. GRIN offers food pantry and financial assistance from 6-8 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month, 9 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Wednesdays and from 6 to 8 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month. For more information,send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gahanna Toastmasters, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at Good Samaritan Church, 620 McCutcheon Road. Call Alan Meisterman at 475-2898 or visit www.gahannatoastmasters.com.
Gahanna 9-12 Project, 10 a.m. the third Saturday of the month at Kemba Financial Credit Union, 555 Officenter Place.
Christian Marketplace Network Westerville Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Friday of each month at MCL Restaurant, 60 Westerville Square. Visitors are welcome. Call Jerry King at (614) 899-9870 or email Columbus-NE-Westerville@cmn-usa.org.
Capitol City Barbershop Chorus, 7-9 p.m. Mondays at Gahanna Community Congregational Church, 470 Havens Corners Road.
La Leche League of Gahanna, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Gahanna Branch Library, 310 Granville St.. Mothers and infants are welcome. Call Heather at 414-0555 or Barbara at 269-7181.
Community Bible Study, for women and children through sixth grade, 9:30-11 a.m. Thursdays at Peace Lutheran Gahanna, 455 Clark State Road. Visit columbusnortheastcbs.org or call (614) 855-9832.
Sunrise Masonic Lodge 783, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 211 W. Johnstown Road, Gahanna.
Soroptimist International of Northeast Suburban Franklin County, 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Mifflin Township Administrative Building, 155 Olde Ridenour Road.
Kiwanis Club of Eastern Columbus, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, at the VFW, 4100 E. Main St. Visit the website at www.kiwanis.org.
Olde Gahanna Community Partnership, 8:15 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Olde Gahanna Sanctuary, 82 N. High St. The group represents business and residents in the Olde Gahanna area. For more information, visit www.oldegahanna.com.
Book Club, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Gahanna Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 310 Granville St. Call Ann at 478-2928 for more information.
Gahanna Jaycees, 7 p.m. the last Monday of the month at Massey's Pizza, 261 Lincoln Circle.
Gahanna Historical Society, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the John Clark House, 101 S. High St. New members welcome.
Gahanna Kiwanis Club, 7:15 p.m. Mondays except the first Monday of the month, when the club meets at 6:30 p.m. for a meal. All meetings are held at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course, 220 Olde Ridenour Road. Call Frank Walker at 901-9935.
Gahanna Sertoma Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month. For information and meeting location, call Louis Posner at 476-3332.
Gahanna Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at VFW Post 4719, 75 W. Johnstown Road. Call Chuck Rees at (614) 475-5557.
Gahanna Rotary Club, noon Wednesdays, at the Jefferson Country Club, 7271 Jefferson Meadows Drive, Blacklick. Call Brad Schneider at 471-8444.
Rocky Fork-Blacklick Accord, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at New Albany Village Hall, 99 W. Main St.
Gahanna Black Parents Association, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at GLHS, room A160, 140 S. Hamilton Road.
Friends of Big Walnut Creek and Tributaries, 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month, 4991 Johnstown Road. Contact R.C. Bostard at (614) 470-9699.
New Neighbors League of Columbus, luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. To join, email email@example.com.
Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Ohio Theatre. Rev. Charles Montgomery officiates. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.Government
Gahanna City Council meets the first and third Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.
Mifflin Township trustees meet the third Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the township meeting hall, 155 Olde Ridenour Road.
Jefferson Township trustees meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the township hall, 6545 Havens Road.
Gahanna Civil Service Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.
Gahanna Parks and Recreation Board meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.
Gahanna Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.
Gahanna Landscaping Board meets at 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.Support groups
Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents, 7-8:45 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Lutheran Ascension 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.
Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Shepherd Church of the Nazarene, 425 S. Hamilton Road. This is a 12-step, Christ-centered recovery program for any hurt, habit or hang-up. Adults 18 or older. Visit www.shepnaz.com under the Ministries link or call (614) 471-3368, ext. 24.
TOPS OH 512, a weight loss support group, meets Thursdays at Mifflin Presbyterian Church, 123 Granville St. Weigh-ins start at 6 p.m.; the meeting begins at 6:15 p.m.
Mothers of School-Age Children (MOSAC), noon to 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at St. Matthews Church, Havens Corners Road. Call Kitty Bauman at 476-6110.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, at Columbus Alzheimer's Care Center, 700 Jasonway Ave. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call 459-7050.
Breast Cancer Support Group, led by a psychologist, social workers and registered nurses. The groups are ongoing; join any time. Call Mount Carmel St. Ann's at (614) 546-4180.
Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness, meets from 4-5 p.m. Saturday and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Road; and from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 470-0397.