Columbus Cattle Baron's Ball, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring St. Western-themed evening features dinner, cocktails, live music, dancing, gaming, a live steer, a mechanical bull and live/silent auctions to benefit the American Cancer Society. Early bird tickets available through July 31. Call 888-227-6446, ext. 3206, or visit www.columbuscattlebaronsball.org.

Columbus Cattle Baron's Ball, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring St. Western-themed evening features dinner, cocktails, live music, dancing, gaming, a live steer, a mechanical bull and live/silent auctions to benefit the American Cancer Society. Early bird tickets available through July 31. Call 888-227-6446, ext. 3206, or visit www.columbuscattlebaronsball.org.

Trilo Grogan Toastmasters, 7-8:15 p.m. first and third Thursdays of the month at the Family Life Center, 907 Lexington Ave. Log on to 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. Meeting fee is $5 for non-members and $36 per year for members. Call 470-0144 or visit www.inventorscolumbus.com.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, 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 Ohio Theatre. Free. Call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.

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 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.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7-9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call (614) 441-9676.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus - Young Adults, 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Room 126 of Summit on 16th United Methodist Church, 82 E. 16th Ave. Also open all-age group. Free and open to the public. Call (614) 654-4823 or e-mail dbsa@netzero.net.

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 at 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 Gerry at (614) 598-3418 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.

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.