Independence Day Concert and Fireworks, 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Reese Amphitheatre, 1179 University Drive. Free. The NGSO will perform at 8 p.m. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.

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Events

Independence Day Concert and Fireworks, 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at the Reese Amphitheatre, 1179 University Drive. Free. The NGSO will perform at 8 p.m. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.

Salsa, swing and ballroom dancing are offered every Sunday evening in the Fellowship Hall at Pataskala United Methodist Church, 458 S. Main St. A beginner lesson starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by general dancing. Free.

All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner, 5 to 7:15 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Newark Maennerchor, 195 W. Orchard St. Spaghetti, garlic bread, tossed salad. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12-under. Call (740) 323-1163.

Freedom Picnic, 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, at Zerger Hall Senior Center, 745 E. Main St. Featuring Elvis impersonator Jerry Markle. The menu will include traditional cookout foods. Tickets are $3. Reservations are also being accepted for the bus trip to Red, White and Boom. Round trip is $20. Call 345-0821 or (800) 452-0097.


Newark Ski Club yearly picnic, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at 461 Eddy St. July activities will include a happy hour and a golf scramble. Visit newarkskiclub1.homestead.com or call Bruce Kern at (740) 587-3109.

Health

Childbirth Education Class, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 24, and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 25, at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Expectant mothers should bring a support partner, two pillows and a blanket. Cost is $60 per couple. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Screening and Survivor Support Conference, for breast cancer survivors, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Cherry Valley Lodge, 2299 Cherry Valley Road. Free for survivors and one caregiver. Space is limited. Call Mary Richardson at (740) 349-1663.

Newborn Basics, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, in the first floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Class prepares parents-to-be to care for their babies in the months following birth. Cost is $10. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Blood Pressure Clinic, 10 to 11 a.m. the fourth Monday of the month at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road. Call (740) 349-6535.

Meetings

Board of Health, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, in the Unity Board Room at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 310, 5 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at First Presbyterian Church, 65 N. 3rd St., Newark. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., business meeting at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Call Nancy Hunt at 745-2057.

Licking Heights Athletic Boosters meet at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Licking Heights High School, 4000 Mink St.

Nar-Anon Family Group, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 80 Granville St. A companion to Narcotics Anonymous, open to family and friends of people who are using drugs. For more information, call Susan at (740) 344-5963.

Moundbuilders Toastmasters Club, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month in room 71 of Hopewell Hall at the OSU Newark Campus. Call (740) 361-8727 or visit the Web site at www.lectern.us.

Land of Legend Woodcarvers Club, 5 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. meeting the first Tuesday of each month at the First Baptist Church of Newark, 1000 Granville Road. Call Harry Limings at (740) 967-0660 for information.

Support groups

Families Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Fridays at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1137 Sharon Valley Road, Newark. A support group for families of those suffering from addiction. Call 587-4510.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group, sponsored by Licking Memorial Hospital and Hospice of Central Ohio, 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road. Call (740) 344-0311.

Survivors After Suicide, sponsored by Mental Health America, 7-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in the MHA offices, 65 Messimer Drive. Carrie Laughlin is the group facilitator. Call (740) 522-1341 or email suicideprevention@mhalc.org.