Events and programs
Grove City Eastern Star, Card and Game Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 11, at the Grove City Masonic Lodge, 3558 Park St. Cost is $6, with lunch provided. There will be games for children.
Free Community Lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at Bethel Lutheran Church, 4501 Hoover Road. Four-course lunch for those in need. Call 614-875-0510.
Grove City Adult Volunteer Fair, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 22, at the Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave. Visit with representatives from dozens of local organizations to review and discuss their volunteer programs. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Event includes refreshments and raffle prizes. Call 614-277-3058 for information.
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.
Meetings and clubs
Southwest Public Libraries Board of Trustees, regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Westland Area Library, 4740 W. Broad St. The board may meet in caucus between 7 and 7:30 p.m. No official action will be taken at this time. The board will convene at 7:30 p.m.
Compassionate Friends, Providing Grief Support after the Death of a Child, 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1479 Morse Road, Columbus. For more information, call 614-882-8986.
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.
Southwest Franklin County Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at St. John's Lutheran Church, 3220 Columbus St. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.