Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, Old Columbus Jews Telling Jokes, a karaoke-style joke fest, 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at the JCC, 1125 College Ave. The event honors the life and comedy of the late Sam Gordon, a jokester and JCC regular. Emcee Marcie Golden will tell a few of her own jokes in between introducing other performers. A cash bar and refreshments will be available. Tickets are $30 per person or $25 each for groups of 10 or more. For tickets or more information, call 614-231-2731 or visit jccgalleryplayers.org

Events and programs

Columbus Winter Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Charity Newsies Headquarters, 4300 Indianola Ave. The Ohio Herb Education Center will demonstrate ways to infuse herbs into culinary favorites. Vinegars, butters and salts will be featured. Bohemian Highway will entertain. Products such as winter vegetables, honey, maple syrup, Mennonite baked goods, artisan soaps, farm fresh eggs, vegetarian soul food, beef, turkey, pork and chicken will be available. For more information call 740-387-3580 or visit columbuswinterfarmersmarket.com.

Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, Old Columbus Jews Telling Jokes, a karaoke-style joke fest, 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at the JCC, 1125 College Ave. The event honors the life and comedy of the late Sam Gordon, a jokester and JCC regular. Emcee Marcie Golden will tell a few of her own jokes in between introducing other performers. A cash bar and refreshments will be available. Tickets are $30 per person or $25 each for groups of 10 or more. For tickets or more information, call 614-231-2731 or visit jccgalleryplayers.org

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, 35th annual conference, Affirming Our Roots, Breaking New Ground, Feb. 14-16 at the Granville middle and high schools. This event, the state's largest sustainable food and farm conference, features keynote sessions with Kathleen Merrigan and Atina Diffley; more than 100 educational workshops; two in-depth pre-conference events; a trade show; and locally sourced and organic homemade meals. To register or for more information, including pre-conference descriptions and workshop listings, go to www.oeffa.org/conference2014.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over with securing employment. The program offers paid work experience, specialized training, upgrading of skills and job-search assistance. Age, income and residency requirements apply. Call 614-258-7295 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Classes, workshops

Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation, Hatha Yoga for Every Body, 5:45 to 6:55 p.m. for beginners and 7 to 8:15 p.m. for those with experience, for six weeks starting Jan. 7 at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse. Other classes include: Slow Flow Hatha Yoga from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. for six weeks starting Jan. 8 at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse; and Urban Zen, 5:45 to 6:55 p.m. for six weeks beginning Jan. 9 at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse, with no yoga experience necessary. Cost for any one of these three programs is $75 for Gahanna residents, $85 nonresidents. Call 614-342-4250 to register.

Two Men and A Truck, Getting Ready for Your Move seminar, 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 11 at 5083 Westerville Road, Columbus. Cathy Van Volkenburg, a professional organizer, with Accent on Organizing, will speak. Open and free to the public. Register by contacting Carly Turcu at carly.turcu@twomen.com or calling 614-901-1570, ext. 154.