Events and programs
AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program helps unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over secure 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, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Licking County Health Department is at 675 Price Road.
Licking Memorial Hospital is at 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Meetings are in or begin in the first-floor conference rooms unless otherwise noted.
Immunizations, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays by appointment, Licking County Health Department. For information, call 740-349-6535.
Blood pressure clinic, 8 a.m. to noon daily at the Licking County Health Department. 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. Games, music and food are free to all ages. Call 740-344-2351.
AmSpirit Business Connections--Johnstown Chapter, 8:45 a.m. every Tuesday at the Hot Spot Coffee House, 94 W. Coshocton St. Professionals, business owners and sales professionals network through an exchange of business referrals. For more information about the Johnstown chapter, contact Allison Speck at 740-966-3180. For general information, contact Frank Agin at 888-267-7474.
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.
Licking Heights Athletic Boosters, 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Licking Heights High School, 4000 Mink St. in Pataskala.
Bryn Du Governance Commission, 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Bryn Du Mansion property. Meetings are open to the public. Call 740-587-7053.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, noon on the last Thursday of the month at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, 75 McMillen Drive. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Beth Mueller at 740-344-0357 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time. Lunch provided.
Nar-Anon Family Group, 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Shepherd Hill main building, 200 Messimer Drive, Newark. Nar-Anon Family Group is a companion, but separate program, to Narcotics Anonymous. Meetings are open to family and friends of people who are using drugs. For more information, call Susan at 740-344-5963.
Peer Support for Adults with Mental Illness, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, noon to 1 p.m. Fridays in the MHA offices, 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For information go to mhalc.org.
Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For information go to mhalc.org.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For information go to mhalc.org.
Autism Support Group, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, noon to 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For information go to mhalc.org.