Licking County Genealogical Society, general meeting, 2 p.m. Feb. 2 in the first-floor meeting room at the Newark Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark. Deborah Lichtner Deal will present "In Depth Look at familysearch.org." Members are asked to bring a guest. Meetings and events are free and open to the public.

Events and programs

Licking County Genealogical Society, general meeting, 2 p.m. Feb. 2 in the first-floor meeting room at the Newark Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark. Deborah Lichtner Deal will present "In Depth Look at familysearch.org." Members are asked to bring a guest. Meetings and events are free and open to the public.

Licking County Master Gardeners, training for new volunteers, starting Feb. 4. Those who have a strong interest in gardening and who would enjoy sharing their interest in plants may apply. For more information and an application, go to licking.osu.edu or call the Ohio State University Extension at 740-670-5315.

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, 35th annual conference, Affirming Our Roots, Breaking New Ground, Feb. 14-16 at the Granville middle and high schools. The conference will feature keynote sessions with Kathleen Merrigan and Atina Diffley; more than 100 educational workshops; two in-depth pre-conference events; a trade show; and locally sourced and organic homemade meals. To register or for more information, including pre-conference descriptions and workshop listings, go to www.oeffa.org/conference2014.

Relay For Life of Pataskala, July 12 and 13 at Watkins Memorial High School athletic field, 8868 Watkins Road SW. The event, which benefits the American Cancer Society, is open for registration at www.relayforlife.org/pataskala. To volunteer, join the committee or share ideas, attend the organizational meetings at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Nutcracker Family Restaurant, 63 E. Broad, or contact Chris Knapp at christin@oapse.org.

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. Call 614-258-7295 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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

Community Education: Are You at Risk for a Heart Attack?, 6 p.m. Jan. 30 in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Terri McConnell, a registered nurse at Licking Memorial cardiology, will discuss the risk factors of a heart attack during a free educational session. Registration is required, and space is limited. To register, call 740-348-2527.

Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group, 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 4 in the auditorium at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. A certified lactation consultant will answer questions and provide resources. To register, call 740-348-4346.