Steak fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Hilliard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 493, 2436 Walcutt Road, Hilliard. Donations of $17 will cover the steak dinner and dessert. For details, visit vfw4931.org.

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Events and programs

Steak fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Hilliard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 493, 2436 Walcutt Road, Hilliard. Donations of $17 will cover the steak dinner and dessert. For details, visit vfw4931.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.

Meetings

Rotary Club of Hilliard, noon Thursdays at the Heritage Golf Club, 3525 Heritage Club Drive, Hilliard. For information, go to portal.clubrunner.ca/4807.

The New Neighbors League of Columbus offers group activities and social events for new central Ohio residents. The group's purpose is to establish friendships and assist in the adjustment to new surroundings. The fee to join is $60. For more information, call 614-636-6652, email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com or visit newneighborscolumbus.com.

Hilliard Toastmasters Club, 7 to 8 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3500 Main St., Hilliard. Toastmasters is a self-paced program for improving speaking and leadership skills. Call Patty Black at 614-563-3196 or visit Toastmasters.org.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon every first and third Monday at the Safelite Group Inc. corporate office, 7400 Safelite Way, Columbus. Members focus on improving public-speaking skills. Visitors are welcome. For information, visit sawmill.toastmastersclubs.org.

Hilliard Kiwanis Club, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at the Heritage Golf Club, 3235 Heritage Club Drive, Hilliard. Programs involve community service and youth programs with the schools in Hilliard. For membership information, visit hilliardkiwanis.com.

Connections and Coffee, 8 to 9 a.m. the second Friday of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 3939 Britton Parkway. Open to Hilliard Area Chamber of Commerce members. Call Libby Gierach at 614-876-7666 or email info@hilliardchamber.org.

Mothers of Preschoolers at Scioto Ridge UMC, 9 to 11 a.m. the second Monday of the month with a second group meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, at the church, 4343 Dublin Road, Hilliard. MOPS helps mothers of children from birth through kindergarten connect for friendship, support and continued growth and learning as parents. Child care will be provided. For information, email mops@srumc.org or visit facebook.com/MOPSatSciotoRidge.

Hilliard Memorial VFW Post 4931, 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at 2436 Walcutt Road.

Hilliard Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Joint Safety Services Building, 5171 Northwest Parkway.

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Jackson Township office, 3756 Hoover Road, Grove City. Meetings are open to all with an interest in honoring the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic. For more information, go to ohiosuv.com.

Columbus Area Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 10 a.m. on the second Thursday (except August) at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St., Dublin. Coffee available at 9:30 a.m. Guests are welcome. Go to sites.google.com/site/columbusareaega or Facebook Columbus Area Chapter EGA.

Tri-Village Sertoma, noon Wednesdays at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road. Potential new members welcome. Call 614-274-5900.

Hilliard Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Phyllis A. Ernst Senior Center in Hilliard.

Buckeye Bop Club, swing dance club, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at the Emerald City Ballroom, 2809 Festival Lane, Dublin. Lessons are offered from 7 to 8 p.m., with dancing to follow. Partners are not necessary and beginners are welcome. Membership is $25 per year; cover charges are $8 for guests, $5 for members. For more information, go online to v4.buckeyebopclub.org.

AmSpirit Business Connections -- Heritage Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Max & Erma's, 4279 Cemetery Road. Contact Frank Agin atfrankagin@amspirit.com.

Support groups

Nar-Anon family group, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus. The support group is for those who are concerned that someone close to them may have a drug problem. For more information, call 614-383-8086.

Schizophrenics Anonymous, 11 a.m. to noon Mondays at Community Support Network, 1810 Sullivant Ave., Columbus. The group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-641-4073 or visit mhafc.org.

Celebrate Recovery, a Bible-based and balanced program to help people overcome their hurts, habits and hangups, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Cypress Church, 377 Alton Darby Creek Road, Galloway. For more information, visit cypresschurch.tv or call 614-878-8192.

Guys' Night: Men Supporting Men, 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Cancer Support Community, 1200 Old Henderson Road. The group, facilitated by Larry Walters, Bryan Loveless and Ricky Kitchen, will focus on male-specific cancers and other cancer diagnoses. Topics include healthier living, improved quality of life and ways to cope with diagnosis and treatment. To register, call 614-884-4673.

Families in Touch, 5:30 to 7 p.m. third Thursdays at Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, 2200 W. Broad St., Columbus. The group for families and friends of those with mental illness is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-416-4135 or visit mhafc.org.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 9:30 a.m. on the third Friday of the month at the Phyllis A. Ernst Senior Center, 3810 Veterans Memorial Drive. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Dee Slee at 614-529-4991 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.

Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the third floor multipurpose room at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call Dodie Wood at 614-481-8888.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.

Overeaters Anonymous, 4 p.m. the first Friday of the month at Hilliard Presbyterian Church, 3600 Leap Road. Call Carol at 614-777-8596 or visit OA.org.

Ala-Teen and Al-Anon support groups, visit al-anon.alateen.org to find meeting information.

Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 8001 Ravines Edge Court. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-896-8222 or visit thecenterforbalancedliving.org.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 N. High St. Individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, panic, fatigue, depression or fear are welcome. Freewill offerings accepted. For more information, contact Paul at 614-895-6760 or info@LowSelfHelpSystems.org.

Government

The following meet in the Hilliard Municipal Building, 3800 Municipal Way, unless otherwise noted.

Mayor's Court, 8 a.m. Wednesdays at Norwich Joint Safety Services Building, 5171 Northwest Parkway. Court hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Hilliard City Council, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month. For information, visit hilliardohio.gov.

Hilliard Planning and Zoning Commission, 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month and the fourth Tuesday, when necessary. For information, visit hilliardohio.gov.

Board of Zoning Appeals, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month in council chambers.

Civil Service Commission, 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month in the mayor's conference room.

Shade Tree Commission, 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month in the mayor's conference room.

Recreation and Parks Commission, 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month in council chambers.

Norwich Township Board of Trustees, noon the first Tuesday of the month and 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at 5181 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard.