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City of Grove City and Keep Grove City Beautiful, rain barrel workshops for residents of Grove City and Jackson Township only, 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 8 at the Eagle Pavilion. Participants learn the importance of water conservation, the benefits of rain barrels and how rain barrels are made and installed. The workshop fee of $50 includes a ready-to-be installed, 60-gallon black rain barrel; participants should be prepared to take it with them. For an additional $10, participants can upgrade to a 60-gallon decorative rain barrel with diverter. Registration is required. To sign up, call the Grove City Parks and Recreation Department at 614-277-3050.
First Saturday at Green Lawn, 11 a.m. May 4 in the Huntington Chapel in the middle of Green Lawn Cemetery, 1000 Greenlawn Ave. Jayne Davis of the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society will lead a program on gravestone rubbings. She will have tools she uses and will explain how to get started with this activity which many consider a hobby. Weather permitting, she later will lead the group in doing rubbings. For information on the work of the Green Lawn Volunteers contact the volunteer coordinator at 614-266-5218 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lancaster Chorale, concert with the theme "Live, Laugh & Love," 3 p.m. May 5 at Faith Memorial Church, 2610 W. Fair Ave., Lancaster. The Lancaster-Fairfield Youth Choir, directed by Andrew Brown, and the Lancaster Community Band, directed by Judy Rehrer, will join the group. Tickets are $20, $15 for senior citizens, $10 for students and military, and free for members of the military in uniform. Tickets are available by calling the chorale office at 740-687-5855.
Lancaster Men's Chorus, "Ham and Eggs" program to celebrate the show's 42nd anniversary, 8 p.m. May 8-11 in the Jeffrey Wagner Theatre at Ohio University-Lancaster. The first half of the show will be based on an original script written by chorus members and directed by Mark Loy. Chorus members are featured in concert during the second half. Tickets are $7 for the May 8 show, $8 for all others. Buy tickets from chorus members or by calling the State Farm Insurance office of Maureen Cefalu at 740-654-0332.
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.Health
American Red Cross, blood donation, 1 to 7 p.m. May 7 as part of a Grove City Kingston School Community Drive at 3226 Kingston Ave. For appointments call 1-800-733-2767.
Fit Club, Thursday nights at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 3730 Broadway. 6:30 p.m., low-impact/low-intensity workout; 7:30 p.m., high-intensity workout. Bring yoga mat, resistance band and water. Workouts are video-based. Meet in the Our Lady Center gym.Meetings and clubs
Military Wives Club, luncheon, noon May 8 at Kensington Place, Lutheran Village, 1001 Parkview Blvd. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. Sarah Goslee Reed of Mount Vernon will provide a program of songs about the positives in life. For reservations call Ann Hallenbrook at 614-877-6283 or Maabel Edwards at 614-866-2625.
Grove City Roots Magic User Group, 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month in Room 204 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 3220 Columbus St. This group is for anyone wanting to learn more about the Roots Magic genealogy software program. Participants should bring laptop computer if available (not required) and prepare to share questions and experiences with the program. For more information, email email@example.com.
Grove City Senior Center, meetings at 1 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays at 4330 Dudley Ave. The first meeting is held for business; the second meeting includes entertainment. Bingo and cards follow the meetings.
Grove City Arts Council, 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the Visitors Center & Museum, 3378 Park St. in Grove City. For more information, call 614-670-2926.
Grove City Sertoma Club, 7 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at Cracker Barrel on Stringtown Road and 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at China Bell on Stringtown Road. The club focuses on services to the speech and hearing-impaired community. All are invited.
Grove City Moms, a club for stay-at-home moms and their children, the first Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 4850 Haughn Road. Contact Amy via email at Amyelise74@aol.comz.
Grove City Noon Lions, noon on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at China Bell, 1947 Stringtown Road.
Grove City Lions Club, 6:45 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 2213 White Road. All invited. Email Dave Dildine at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 614-565-0995.
Grove City Community Club, 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at 3397 Civic Drive. For club or building rental information, call Janet Hysell at 875-3819. For more information, visit grovecitycommunityclub.org.