Northridge High School Graduation exercises will begin at 2 p.m. at the school.

Northridge High School Graduation exercises will begin at 2 p.m. at the school.

Alexandria Museum. Open from 2-4 p.m. at 23 W. Main St. in Alexandria.

Weight Watchers. 5:30 p.m., Johnstown Baptist Church, 450 S. Main St. Call 1-800 282-8908 for information.

Burlington Township trustees. 8 p.m., township hall, Homer.

Families in Touch/Journey of Hope Support Group for families of those experiencing mental illness. 6:30 p.m., Mental Health Association of Licking County, 65 Messimer Drive, Newark. For further information, call 522-1341.

Jersey Township trustees. 7:30 p.m. in township hall, Mink Street and state Route 161.

Licking County Commissioners. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 20 S. Second St., Newark.

Monroe Township trustees. 6 p.m. Monroe Township Meeting and Maintenance Building, 7621 Johnstown-Alexandria Road (state Route 37).

Hartford Village Council. 7:30 p.m., village offices, 2 N. High St.

Johnstown AmSpirit networking meeting, 8:45 a.m. at Hot Spot Coffee House, 94 W. Coshocton St.

Trade show and social. Sponsored by AmSpirit, 5:30 p.m. in Bigelow Park in Johnstown. Open to the public, the event include food, fun and an opportunity to check out local businesses in one location.

Parents Support. Daytime and evening meetings. Location in the Johnstown area is available by calling 522-2277 or toll free at 1-888-260-2613 or e-mail mhalc@alink .com. A self-help support group, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Licking County, to help parents improve their parenting skills. Child care is available.

After-Care Grieving Program. 7-8 p.m., Sugarwoods Banquet Center, 8551 Johnstown-Utica Road. Free, sponsored by Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home and Hospice of Central Ohio.

Alexandria Village Council. 7 p.m., 4 W. Main St. in Alexandria. Call (740) 924-ALEX (2539).

Johnstown Charter Review Commission. Public hearing, 6:30 p.m. in Johnstown Village Council Chambers, to seek input on the Village Charter.

Johnstown Village Council. 7:30 p.m., Johnstown Municipal Building, 599 S. Main St.

Lima Township Senior Citizens. Noon, LEADS Center east of Pataskala.

TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly. 5:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Johnstown.

Zumba Exercise Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Johnstown Recreation Center.

Countywide tornado siren testing. 12:15 p.m.

Al-Anon Family Group. 8:15 p.m., Licking Memorial Hospital's Shepherd Hill, Cottage A, 200 Messimer Drive, Newark. A free support group for friends and family members, anonymous and open to the public. Call 348-4870, ext. 3837, for additional information.

Alateen. 8:15 p.m., Licking Memorial Hospital, Shepherd Hill, Cottage Cafeteria, 200 Messimer Drive, Newark. A free, anonymous support group for young people whose lives have been touched by addiction. Call 348-4870, ext. 3837 for information.

Johnstown Planning Commission. 7:30 p.m., Johnstown Municipal Building, 599 S. Main St.

Deadline for advertising including classified ads for the next edition of The Independent. 3 p.m.. Call 614-888-6000 for information. To place a classified ad, call 1-800-686-7355.

Deadline for editorial information including news briefs, letters to the editor and calendar items for the next edition of The Independent. 12 noon. Call 740-272-0211 for information. Information can be e-mailed to mkuhlman@thisweeknews.com or mailed to Johnstown Independent, P.O. Box 465, Johnstown 43031.

Rides 4U service for anywhere in Licking County. Cost is $5 or $2.50 for senior citizens (age 65-older) for a one-way trip in Licking County if scheduled 48 hours in advance. On-demand fares are $6 or $3 for senior citizens one way. Call 522-3252 or 1-800-350-7071.

Step Families meeting. 6-8 p.m., for parents, stepparents and other adults in blended families. Sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Licking County. Limited free child care. Call 522-1341 for location, to register, for child care and transportation.

Licking County Commissioners. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 20 S. Second St., Newark

Zumba Exercise Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Johnstown Recreation Center.

Progressive Euchre. 1 p.m., Johnstown Recreation Center.

Free Workshop, presented by Mental Health America of Licking County, 9-11 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Johnstown Presbyterian Church, 81 S. Main St. The program will teach parents and children how to reduce a young person's risk for addiction, criminal behavior, inappropriate sexual activity and dropping out of school. Registration is required; call 740-522-2277, or e-mail judithallee@mhalc.org.

Hartford Alumni Banquet, 7 p.m. at Hartford Elementary. Dinner will cost $13 per person or $16 at the door. All Northridge-Hartford graduates welcome. Call 740-893-3955 for more information.