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 are urged to apply. For more detailed information and an application, go to licking.osu.edu or call the Ohio State University Extension at 740-670-5315.

Events and programs

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 are urged to apply. For more detailed 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 event 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 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. 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.

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

Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group, 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 4 in the auditorium at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. The group, led by a certified lactation consultant who will answer questions and provide resources, is one of many First Impressions Programs offered throughout the year for mothers and mothers-to-be. Free. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Stork Tour, for expectant parents and those planning a pregnancy, 6 p.m. Feb. 4 beginning in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark, and including a guided tour of the hospital's maternity floor. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Basics Class, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 5 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.

Childbirth Education Class, for expectant mothers, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 8 in the first-floor conference rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Topics include ways to cope with labor, postpartum care and newborn care. The cost to participate is $55 per couple and lunch is provided. To register for the program, call 740-348-4346 or send an email to firstimpressions@LMHealth.org.

Friends and Family Infant and Child CPR Class, for expectant parents and grandparents, 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 11 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 who cares for young children may register. Cost is $5 per person. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Basics Class, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 19 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 or email firstimpressions@LMHealth.org.

Adult Flu Vaccinations, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road, Newark. Adults who do not have health insurance can receive vaccinations at no charge. Adults who have insurance should bring their insurance cards. For those without coverage who are not high-risk, the $25 fee will be waived. To schedule an appointment for a child in need of flu or other vaccinations, call 740-349-6535.

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.

WIC Satellite Clinic, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12 and 19 at the Pataskala YMCA West Branch, 355 W. Broad St. For information call the Licking County Health Department at 740-349-6535.

Immunization Satellite Clinic, by appointment only, Feb. 19 at the Pataskala West Licking Fire Department, 851 E. Broad St. For information, call the Licking County Health Department at 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

Licking County Board of Health, Feb. 18 in the Unity Board Room of the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road, Newark. For more information 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.

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

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.

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

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

Support groups

Partners in Breastfeeding Support Group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road. Call 740-349-6535.

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 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.