Columbus Association of Black Journalists 20th Anniversary Celebration, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the Bar of Modern Art, 583 E. Broad St. Tickets are $20 at the door and $15 in advance. Event will raise money for the annual college internship workshop, high school journalism workshop and Julie R. Bailey/Lauren Crowner Memorial Scholarship reception. For details, call (614) 469-6032.

Columbus Association of Black Journalists 20th Anniversary Celebration, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the Bar of Modern Art, 583 E. Broad St. Tickets are $20 at the door and $15 in advance. Event will raise money for the annual college internship workshop, high school journalism workshop and Julie R. Bailey/Lauren Crowner Memorial Scholarship reception. For details, call (614) 469-6032.

Trilo Grogan Toastmasters, 7-8:15 p.m. first and third Thursdays of the month, at the Family Life Center, 907 Lexington Ave. Group dedicated to helping men and women learn leadership and the arts of speaking, listening and thinking. For information, visit www.trilogrogan.freetoasthost.info.

Merion Village Association, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the MVA Information Center, 1330 S. Fourth St.

Southside United Neighbors/ Southern Orchards Civic Association, 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Parsons Avenue Library, 845 Parsons Ave. Call 252-4580.

Schumacher Place Civic Association, 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month. Check www.schumacherplace.org under the community link for meeting location.

Inventors Network meets to discuss the invention process at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month, at TechColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Road. The meeting fee is $5. Call 470-0144 or visit www.inventorscolumbus.com.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday of each month. The league is a social organization whose purpose is to bring together new residents of the Columbus metropolitan area to meet and make friends while adjusting to their new surroundings. NNLC offers a variety of special interest groups and activities. Exact meeting times and locations can vary--visit www.newneighbors columbus.com. For information on becoming a member, e-mail nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Arena Grand Theatre, 175 W. Nationwide Blvd. Rev. Charles Montgomery officiates. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.

Senior Wellness Clinic, sponsored by the Franklin County Board of Health, 8:30 a.m.-noon the second Tuesday of the month, at the Southwest Community Center, 3500 First Avenue.. Health assessments and screenings, education on diseases and pneumonia and flu immunizations are available. Cholesterol profile screens must be scheduled in advance. Donations suggested. Call 462-3719 or visit www.franklincountyohio.gov/health.

Hatha yoga class, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, at the Global Gallery Coffee Shop, 188 E. Whittier St. Free class for beginners. Participants need to bring their own mat or blanket. Call (614) 444-5945 with questions.

Weight Control Support Group, 6 p.m. Mondays at Parsons Baptist Church, 3930 Parsons Ave. Call 491-1185 after 6 p.m.

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.

Bipolar Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thursdays, at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road. Call 895-1002.

Breast Cancer Support Group, led by a psychologist, social workers and registered nurses. TJoin any time. Call Mount Carmel St. Ann's at (614) 898-8517.

Columbus Chapter of the National Stuttering Project (NSP), 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month, at the J. Leonard Camera Rehabilitation Center, 2050 Kenny Road. Call 447-8568.

CORDS (Cancer Overcomers Receiving Deliverance Support) meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday of the month, at Grove City Church of the Nazarene, 4770 Hoover Road. Call Linda Purcell at 875-2551 ext. 264.

Couples pursuing adoption meet the second and fourth Monday of the month. For location and time, call Dee at 236-2678. Sponsored by RESOLVE of Ohio.

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) 441-9676.

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.

Families Anonymous, for parents of those with substance abuse or behavioral problems, 7 p.m. Thursdays, at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 885-5199 or 875-8695.

Fibromyalgia/Pain Management Group, 7:30-9 p.m. every Tuesday, at the Columbus Chiropractic Center, 5870 Cleveland Ave. Contact Phyllis Ritter at 898-9479.

Obsessive-Compulsive/OCA Support Group meets at 8 p.m. every Wednesday, North Central Mental Health Building, 1301 N. High St. A 12-step program for anyone who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Call Larry Robinson at 870-6786.

Parkinson Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call John Gabel at 761-3130.

Single Mothers Support Group, women's outreach for women, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, at 1950-H N. Fourth St. Child care is provided.

Sister Friends Support Group, for women living with HIV/AIDS, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, at Passages, 823 1/2 E. Long St.

Stay-at-Home Dads, a group providing support, social opportunities and playgroups for at-home dads. Contact Columbusdads@ wideopenwest.com.

Thyroid Cancer Support Group meets from 10:30-noon the second Saturday of the month, at the Victorian Village Health Center, first floor, 1132 Hunter Ave. Call 436-5411.

Young Adult Epilepsy Support Group, 2 p.m. the second and fourth Sundays of the month, at the Epilepsy Foundation, 510 E. North Broadway, Suite 400. Call 261-1100.