Family Rosary Day, sponsored by the Diocese of Columbus, will be observed at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 2777 East Livingston Ave.

Family Rosary Day, sponsored by the Diocese of Columbus, will be observed at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 2777 East Livingston Ave.

The Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell, Bishop of Columbus, will preside at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Father David Schalk, who is responsible for pastoral care of Spanish-speaking Catholics at Christ the King, will be the homilist.

Columbus Landmarks Foundation has announced the five finalists for the James B. Recchie Award.

They are East High School; Franklin Park Conservatory Caretaker's Residence and Community Gardens; Goodwill Columbus; Grange Insurance Audubon Center and Scioto Metro Parks; and the Lincoln Theatre.

The award, in its 26th year, recognizes restored landmarks, newly constructed structures and improvements made to existing landmarks. The finalists are judged on criteria such as sensitivity to the surrounding area, emotional impact and quality of materials.

The winner will be announced at an Oct. 14 reception at Ohio State University. Visit www.columbuslandmarks.org or call (614) 221-4508.

The Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center is hosting a "4-H for a Day" program on Friday, Oct. 15.

The center is located at 2201 Fred Taylor Drive on the Ohio State University campus. Registration is scheduled for 9 a.m. and parents must pick up their children between 4 and 5 p.m.

The program is open to children ages 8 to 12. Many students will take the day off school to experience a sampler of 4-H activities such as games, team-building challenges and crafts.

Participants will also learn about agriculture with the help of the Buckeye Dairy Club.

The $35 registration fee includes a pizza lunch, T-shirt, snack and all materials. 4-H membership is not required for participation.

Space is limited and registration is required.

For more information, contact Sally McClaskey at mcclaskey.12@osu.edu or call (614) 247-8141.

The Bill of Rights Institute is sponsoring its fifth annual Being an American essay contest, offering high school students and teachers the chance to win nearly $115,000 in prize money.

Top prize winners and their teachers will also receive all-expenses paid trips to Washington, D.C.

Students in grades 9 to 12 are asked to address the question, "What civic value do you believe is most essential to being an American?" in no more than 750 words.

The top three student winners and their teachers in nine geographical regions will be announced at an awards gala in the spring of 2011. Cash prizes will be awarded to first place ($5,000), second place ($1,000), third place ($500) and honorable mention ($100). Both teachers and students receive the cash awards.

Deadline for submissions is Dec. 1. Details are available at www.BeingAnAmerican.org.