Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.

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Events

Pancake Day, sponsored by the Newark Kiwanis Club, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at First Presbyterian Church, 65 N. Third St. Tickets are $5. Children 5 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door or from any club member. Proceeds benefit youth programs at Camp O'Bannon and Kiwanis Park.

Liberty Christian Academy open house, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Liberty Christian Academy, 10447 Refugee Road. Take a tour and meet faculty members. Call (740) 964-2211 or visit www.LibertyChristianAcademy.org.

Open house, 4 to 9 p.m. Fridays at the Whistlepig Gallery on Main, 312 S. Main St. Free and open to the public. Featuring art, refreshments and live music. Call (740) 739-1561.

All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Newark Maennerchor, 195 W. Orchard St. Dinner includes spaghetti, sauce, garlic bread, tossed salad, beverages. Cost is $7 adults, $3 children 12-under. Call (740) 323-1163.

Health

Breastfeeding basics class, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Learn the basics of breastfeeding. A certified lactation consultant will be available to answer questions. Cost is $20. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Heartsaver CPR class, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital. Provides basic CPR skills for first responders and individuals in need of credentialed training for job or regulatory requirement. The cost is $35. To register, call (740) 348-4343.

Sibling preparation class, 11 to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. The class will teach children ages 3-6 how to be big brothers or big sisters. The cost is $10 per family. Call (740) 348-4346.

Friends and family infant and child CPR, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the auditorium at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Course focuses on basic life support and treatment for children who are choking. Cost is $5. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

The Heart Truth: A Red Dress Event, sponsored by Licking Memorial Health Systems, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Bryn Du Field House, 537 Jones Road N.E. Free. Journalist Gail Hogan will speak. Door prizes, light refreshments. Registration is required. Call (740) 348-1572.

Stork tour, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Expectant parents and those planning a pregnancy are invited to take a guided tour of the maternity floor. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Childbirth education class, 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 13 and 20, in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. A childbirth educator will teach the class. Expectant mothers should bring a support partner, two pillows and a blanket. Cost is $55 per couple. 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.

Meetings

Licking County Genealogical Society, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Newark Public Library, 101 W. Main St. John Morgan will present, "Buckeye Confederates." Meetings are free and open to the public. Call (740) 349-5510.

Newark Garden Club, noon Friday, Feb. 10, at First Baptist Church of Heath, 525 S. 30th St. Joyce Morris will moderate a program of gardening questions and answers. Interested guests may contact President Gale Ann Kelly at galeannkelly@windstream.net or (740) 366-7160.

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.

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

Nar-Anon Family Group, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 80 Granville St. Nar-Anon is 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.

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.

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 587-0707.

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 each month at Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road. Call (740) 344-0311.

Schizophrenia Support Group, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 65 Messimer Drive, Newark.

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