Adoption Academy Seminar, 8-9 p.m. Monday, March 30, at Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive. Attorney Thomas Taneff will present "Taking the Mystery Out of the Adoption Process." He has handled nearly 2,000 adoption cases and was awarded the U.S. Congressional "Angels in Adoption" award in 2005. Call Taneff at 241-2181 or e-mail ttaneff@rrcol. com.

Adoption Academy Seminar, 8-9 p.m. Monday, March 30, at Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive. Attorney Thomas Taneff will present "Taking the Mystery Out of the Adoption Process." He has handled nearly 2,000 adoption cases and was awarded the U.S. Congressional "Angels in Adoption" award in 2005. Call Taneff at 241-2181 or e-mail ttaneff@rrcol. com.

Columbus Doll Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at Aladdin Shrine Temple, 3850 Stelzer Road. Admission is $4. Call Henrietta Pfeifer at (614) 837-5573.

Singles, Widows, Widowers and Divorced, age 60 plus. Those looking to meet other singles in this age group can contact Shirley at (614) 539-7948. There is no charge to participate.

Trilo Grogan Toastmasters, 7-8:15 p.m. first and third Thursdays of the month at the Family Life Center, 907 Lexington Ave. 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. NNLC offers special interest groups and activities. For meeting times and locations visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com. To join, 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. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.

Free Health Fair, hosted by the Ohio Medicaid Managed Care Enrollment Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, April 10, at the Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services West, 314 N. Wilson Road. Vendors will provide blood pressure checks, vaccinations, pregnancy information, HIV/AIDS testing, diabetes screening and more. Call Susan Reidelbach at (800) 605-3040.

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 should bring a mat or blanket. Call (614) 444-5945 with questions.

Cliffside 12 & 12, an Alcoholics Anonymous group, 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at Glen Echo Presbyterian Church, 220 Cliffside Drive. Open meeting; anyone may attend. Call (614) 253-8501.

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. The groups are ongoing; join 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. Free. Call 447-8568.

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.

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.

Obsessive-Compulsive/OCA Support Group meets at 8 p.m. every Wednesday North Central Mental Health Building, 1301 N. High St. Call Larry Robinson at 870-6786.

Overeaters Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Fridays at St. Mary's Church in the Specht Center, 684 S. Third St. Call (614) 578-1498 or visit www.OA.org.

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.

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.