Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.
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Art exhibit, April 4-22, at Gallery 831, 831 S. Front St. Tara Polansky's "They Were Older Than Me." Artist reception scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. April 13, and gallery talk scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23. Call (614) 449-8144.Meetings
Southside United Neighbors/Southern Orchards Civic Association, 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Stowe Baptist Church, 888 Parsons Ave. Call (614) 252-4580.
The Pilot Club of Columbus, 6:15 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Holiday Inn, 175 E. Town St. This group focuses on improving the quality of life of people with brain-related disorders and disabilities. Call Teddi at (614) 539-6293.
Trilo Grogan Toastmasters, 7 to 8:15 p.m. first and third Thursdays of each 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 each month at the MVA Information Center, 1330 S. Fourth St.
Schumacher Place Civic Association, 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each 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 each month at TechColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Road. The meeting fee is $5 or $36 per year for members. 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. Visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. To join, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Ohio Theatre, 55 E. State St. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.Support groups
Mended Hearts of Central Ohio, a support group for heart patients, caregivers and heart-care professionals, the second Wednesday of each month at the Ross Auditorium at The Ohio State University Medical Center, 452 W. 10th Ave. Call Jeff Davidson at (614) 580-1561 or visit www.mendedheartscentralohio.org.
German Village Al-Anon, 5:30 p.m. Sundays at Livingston Avenue Methodist Church, 200 E. Livingston Ave. Hope and help for friends and families of alcoholics. Free parking.
Cliffside 12 & 12, an Alcoholics Anonymous group, 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at Glen Echo Presbyterian Church, 220 Cliffside Drive. This is an open meeting and 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 to 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) 546-4180.
Celebrate Recovery, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call David at 895-1002.
Cocaine Anonymous, 10 a.m. Saturdays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call David at 895-1002.
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. Meetings are free. Call 447-8568.
CORDS (Cancer Overcomers Receiving Deliverance Support) meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday of each month at Grove City Church of the Nazarene, 4770 Hoover Road. Call Linda Purcell at 875-2551, ext. 264.
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus - Young Adults, 7 to 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 547-9788.
Emotions Anonymous, noon Saturdays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call (614) 470-0397.
Families Anonymous, for parents whose children have substance abuse or behavioral problems, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 885-5199 or 875-8695.
Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Fridays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call David at 895-1002.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Fridays at St. Mary Catholic Church in the Specht Center, 684 S. 3rd St. Call Gerry at (614) 598-3418 or visit www.OA.org.
Parkinson Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call John Gabel at 761-3130.
Thyroid Cancer Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month at the Victorian Village Health Center, first floor, 1132 Hunter Ave. Call 436-5411.