Ninth annual Granville Art Show at the Bryn Du Mansion, opening reception and meetings with the artists, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, at 537 Jones Road, Granville. The exhibit will be available Oct. 2-10. Guests may view works from 2 to 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go to bryndu.com.

Events and programs

Ninth annual Granville Art Show at the Bryn Du Mansion, opening reception and meetings with the artists, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, at 537 Jones Road, Granville. The exhibit will be available Oct. 2-10. Guests may view works from 2 to 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go to bryndu.com.

Southeastern Ohio Paranormal Investigators, sharing findings from a new paranormal investigation of the old Licking County Jail, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 in Meeting Room A at the Licking County Library in downtown Newark. The group also will share experiences from other investigations in Ohio including the old Licking County Children's Home in Newark. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. For more information, call 740-349-5553 or visit lickingcountylibrary.info.

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Newark, eighth annual hog roast, 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at 75 McMillen Drive, Newark. This free event features a bounce house, bingo, hay rides, pumpkin painting and door prizes as well as a 50/50 drawing. Food includes roast pork, side dishes and beverages. For more information, call 740-344-0357.

Joseph's Coat of central Ohio, spaghetti dinner and silent auction, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in the cafeteria at St. Pius X School, 1051 Waggoner Road in Reynoldsburg. Sponsored by the Mount Carmel Foundation, this event raises money to help Joseph's Coat and its mission of helping individuals and families in need by providing free clothing, furniture, and household items. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Contact Messiah Lutheran Church at 614-866-4386 or email info@josephscoatofohio.org.

Licking County Genealogical Society, 2 p.m. Oct. 6 in the first floor meeting room of the Licking County Public Library 101 W. Main St., Newark. Kelli Bergheimer, writer, teacher, editor, small business owner and nature photographer, will present "Online Tools To Originate and Collaborate With Your Cousins." Bergheimer runs two small businesses, Writers Etc., a K-12 math and science textbook editing company, and Mess on the Desk, a genealogical organization company. Meetings and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. For more information, call the LCGS Library at 740-349-5510.

Reynoldsburg Lions Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m. Sundays, through Nov. 24, at 13685 Basil Road. For information, call 614-378-9272.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over with securing 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 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Classes, workshops

Licking County Genealogical Society, genealogy classes, Oct. 12 in Meeting Room A at the Newark Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark. Registration begins at 9:45 a.m. Session III features "Make Sense of the Census and Lineage Groups" while Session IV covers "Review of Genealogy Software plus Ancestry.com and familysearch.org." Cost is $2 per person per session. Advance registration is appreciated but not required. Registration forms are available at the library.

Granville Senior Center

All programs take place at the Granville Fellowship Senior Center, 3825 Columbus Road, Granville, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 740-587-1333.

Ongoing events include:

Mondays -- noon, free light lunches for adults ages 60 and older, call for reservations; 1:30 p.m., Delay the Disease.

Wednesdays -- noon, free light lunches for adults ages 60 and older, call for reservations; 1:15 p.m. Balance Class.

Thursdays -- 1 p.m., Beginners Mahjongg.

Fridays -- 12:30 p.m., Delay the Disease.

Health

Friends and Family Infant and Child CPR Class, for expectant parents and grandparents, 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 27 and again Oct. 4 in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Although this class does not provide official certification, it focuses on basic life support and treatment for children who are choking. Anyone in the community who cares for young children is invited to register. The cost is $5 per person. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Childbirth Education Class, for expectant mothers, 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 and 15 in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. The cost is $55 per couple. Topics include ways to cope with labor, breathing exercises, guided imagery exercises, postpartum care and newborn care. Advance registration is required, and class size is limited to 10 couples. For more information or to register, call 740-348-4346 .

Prenatal Breastfeeding Basics Class, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Participants will learn the basics of breastfeeding. A certified lactation consultant will be available for one-on-one questions. Cost is $20 per family. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Stork Tour, guided tour of the maternity floor of Licking Memorial Hospital, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Expectant parents and those planning a pregnancy are invited. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 15 in the auditorium at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., in Newark. A certified lactation consultant will answer questions and provide resources as needed. The group is one of many First Impressions Programs offered throughout the year for parents and parents-to-be. To register for this free group, call 740-348-4346.

Immunizations, 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays, 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, 675 Price Road, Newark. For information, call 740-349-6535.

Blood pressure clinic, 8 a.m. to noon daily at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road. Call 740-349-6535.

Medical clinic, held by Vineyard Community Church, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the church, 15187 Palmer Road in Reynoldsburg. Free work physicals, health screenings and treatment for non-emergency illnesses. Health care professionals who would like to volunteer, call 740-927-7729.

Meetings

Johnstown Area Seniors, meeting and program, 10 a.m. Nov. 11 at Church of the Ascension, 555 S. Main St., Johnstown. This is a non-denominational group for those 55 years of age or older. A social gathering with coffee starts the day, with a meeting at 10:30 a.m., a program at 11 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m. There is a $5 one-time admission fee and $5 fee for each meeting that includes lunch.

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. The theme for Oct. 11 is "Harvest, Trick or Treat Crafts." Activities and food are free to all ages. Call 740-344-2351.

Granville Fellowship Mahjong Group, 1 p.m. Thursdays at 3825 Columbus Road, Building G in Granville. The group is seeking new participants; no experience necessary. For more information, call 740-587-1333 or visit granvillefellowship.org.

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

The Licking Heights Athletic Boosters meet at 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.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Granville Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Thursdays at College Town House, 334 E Broadway, Granville. Contact Frank Agin at 614-476-5540 or email frankagin@amspirit.com. For additional information visit amspirit.com.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Moundbuilders Chapter, noon Thursdays at Heritage Hall, 1058 E. Main St., Newark. Contact Frank Agin at 614-476-5540 or email frankagin@amspirit.com. For more information, visit amspirit.com.

Support groups

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.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.

Nar-Anon Family Group, 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Shepherd Hill main building, 200 Messimer Drive in 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.

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

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 in Newark.