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Annual book sale, Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 4-6 at the Mary E. Babcock Library, 320 N. Main St. in Johnstown. The sale will run during regular library hours of 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Donations of gently used books will be accepted until Oct. 1 at the library. No text books please. The Friends of the Library sponsors this sale, with proceeds to benefit the library. For information call 740-967-2982.

Reynoldsburg Lions Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m. Sundays through Nov. 18, at 13685 Basil Road, Fairfield County. For more information call 614-378-9272.

Fifth Annual Helping Horses Help Kids, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Medallion Club, 5000 Club Drive, Westerville. A silent auction and dinner will be featured, along with entertainment from Otterbein University's Opus One. The event will benefit PBJ Connections. Tickets, at $75, can be purchased online at or requested by mailing to pbjconnections, P.O. Box 152, Pataskala 43062. For more information call Holly Jedlicka, program director, at 614-395-1395.


Newborn Basics Class, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the first floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. The cost is $10 per family. To register call 740-348-4346.

Community Education program, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Licking Memorial Hospital Betsy Eaton O'Neill Health Resource Center, 1320 W. Main St. Licking Memorial Dietitian Annmarie Thacker will discuss how to make the most of a grocery shopping budget. The event is free; however, space is limited and registration is required. To register call 740-348-2527.

Licking County Health Department Immunization Satellite Clinics, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, Johnstown Youth for Christ building, 276 S. Main St. For more information, call the Licking County Health Department at 740-349-6535 or visit

Rotator cuff repair discussion, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Licking Memorial Hospital first floor conference rooms, 1320 W. Main St. Presented by Edward Westerheide, M.D. Free. Registration required. Call 740-348-2527.

Walk-in flu vaccination clinic for adults, offered through the Licking County Health Department, 9 to 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at the department office, 675 Price Road, Newark. Adults need to bring their insurance cards to the clinic. The Health Department can bill Medicare, Medicaid, Anthem Blue Cross, and some Medical Mutual for the vaccine. For those without coverage and who are not high-risk, there is a $20 fee due at time of service. At this time, a limited supply of children's flu vaccine has arrived. Children must have an appointment in order to receive the flu vaccine. Appointments may be made by calling 740-349-6535.

Community Education Program, 6 p.m. Oct. 4, in the Licking Memorial Hospital first floor conference rooms, 1320 W. Main St. Dr. Larry Pasley of Licking Memorial Surgical Services and Tim Argyle of Licking Memorial Occupational Therapy, will discuss risk factors for breast cancer, as well as ways to decrease the chance of developing the disease. Following the program, the first 40 registrants will receive a free, private breast cancer screening. The program is free; however, registration is required. To register call 740-348-2527.

Stork Tour at Licking Memorial Hospital, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8. A guided tour of the maternity floor for expectant parents and those planning pregnancy, at the hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. To register call 740-348-4346.

Infant and child CPR class for expectant parents and grandparents, 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Licking Memorial Hospital Auditorium, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Class does not provide official certification and cost $5 per person. To register call 740-348-4346.

Blood pressure clinic, 10 to 11 a.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road. Call 740-349-6535.


Friday Night Frenzy, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Christian Endeavor UMC, 1415 Londondale Parkway in Newark. Enjoy an evening of fun and food. All ages invited. Call 740-344-2351.

Walk by Faith, 7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, and 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Johnstown High School track, 401 S. Oregon St. Program is sponsored by Faith Fellowship Church. The group will not meet if the temperature is below 40 degrees or if it is raining.

Licking County Democratic Club, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Don Hill Licking County Administration Building, 20 S. Second St. in Newark