Sierra Club and Aveda, Rock for Water fundraiser, 7 p.m. May 4 at the Woodlands Backyard, 668 Grandview Ave. Guests Fresh Wreckage, William Reach and Far Away Strays will provide live music. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Ohio Sierra Club's Clean Water Campaign.

Events and programs

Sierra Club and Aveda, Rock for Water fundraiser, 7 p.m. May 4 at the Woodlands Backyard, 668 Grandview Ave. Guests Fresh Wreckage, William Reach and Far Away Strays will provide live music. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Ohio Sierra Club's Clean Water Campaign.

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, Spring Tea, noon to 4 p.m. May 4 at the shop in the Kenny Centre Mall. A strolling fashion show, entertainment and refreshments will be offered. The event will feature vintage accessories, freshly ironed linens and hats. All proceeds benefit cancer research and programs. For more information call 614-457-4227.

Women's Auxiliary Council of Nationwide Children's Hospital, informational dessert and coffee event for prospective members, 6:30 p.m. May 7 at Brookside Golf and Country Club, 2770 W. Dublin-Granville Road. Event is open to the public and geared for women who are interested in learning about and involvement in the four auxiliaries of Nationwide Children's: TWIG, Kinder Key, Pleasure Guild and the Women's Board. Members of each auxiliary will give a brief overview of their organization and answer questions. For reservations contact Brittany Keegan at 614-355-0854 or brittany.keegan@nationwidechildrens.org.

Mental Health America of Franklin County, presentation of The MOMologues, an annual signature event supporting the organization's maternal mental health division, Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms, 7 p.m. May 10 at the Makoy Center, 5462 Center St., Hilliard. This Boston-based production featuring WOSU's Ann Fisher, AJ Casey, and theater veterans Melissa Muguruza and Sonda Staley, is a staged reading about the realities of motherhood. The evening also includes a cash bar, raffle and networking opportunities. Advance tickets are $30 each; $35 at the door. To purchase tickets, log on to www.momologuescolumbus.com or call 614-221-1441.

Beaux Arts, a Sniff. Swirl. Sip. wine tasting event, 5:30 to 7:30 a.m. May 16 at the Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St. The event will feature food, wine, chocolate, Cabernet and Fig Newtons. Wine and chocolates can be purchased at the event, along with raffle tickets. Admission tickets, $50 for museum members, $55 for nonmembers, can be purchased online at columbusmuseum.org.

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.

Health

Beyond Healing-Living Well with Cancer, yoga sessions for people with cancer and their families, 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at Grow Yoga, 1780 W. Fifth Ave. Free program of gentle poses and meditation for relaxation and stress reduction. For information, call Patti Petrella, facilitator, at 614-406-8941.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Huntington Hearing Health Program in partnership with Huntington Bank, offering free hearing screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway. Screenings will be offered to those ages 5 and older throughout 2013. To schedule appointments call 614-261-5452.

Meetings

Ikebana International Columbus Chapter 84, annual membership luncheon, 11:30 a.m. May 17. Reservations are due May 7. For reservations and location information call 614-519-5536 or 614-837-3925.

Aldus Society, a central Ohio bibliophilic society, last meeting of its 2012-2013 program year, 7:30 p.m. May 9 at the Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Ave. Stephen Gertz, the webmaster of the website www.BookTryst.com will present "From Athanasius Kircher to Ashton Kutcher: 350 Years of Strange, Unusual, Eccentric, and Just Plain Weird Books." Socializing begins at 7 p.m. This program is free and open to the public. For more information call 614-299-1980 or visit aldussociety.com.

Grandview Cinema Discussion Group, 6:45 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. Fifth Ave. The program is discussion only; films are not shown at meetings. For more information call 614-486-7346.

Inventors Network discusses the invention process at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at TechColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Road. The topic for May 14 will be "Is Design Important If No Other Product Does What Mine Does?" Cost is $36 per year for membership (payable at any time, not pro-rated for a partial year), $5 per meeting at the door. Call 614-470-0144 or visit inventorscolumbus.com.