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Hopewell Federal Credit Union, fourth annual car show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 at 1690 N. 21st in Newark. All proceeds will benefit the Licking County Humane Society and its no-kill shelter in Heath. Participants can register a car for $10 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Awards will be presented at 1:45 p.m. Registrants must be present to win. All years are welcome. For more information, contact Beth Kelly at 740-522-8311.

Pataskala Farmers Market, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 19 at the Veterans Green in downtown Pataskala. Vendors offer items such as meats, cheeses, produce, prepared foods, crafts and flowers. The market is not held the week of the Pataskala Street Fair. For more information, contact the Pataskala Area Chamber of Commerce office at 740-964-6100.

Granville Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October, corner of Main and Broadway.

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 a potluck are included for all ages, free of charge. Call 740-344-2351.

Johnstown Area Seniors, meeting and program, 10 a.m. July 14 at Church of the Ascension, 555 S. Main St., Johnstown. This is a nondenominational 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. A $5 one-time admission fee is charged and a $5 fee for each meeting that includes lunch. The next meeting is Aug. 11.

Hopewell Federal Credit Union, fourth annual car show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 at 1690 N. 21st in Newark. All proceeds will benefit the Licking County Humane Society and its no-kill shelter in Heath. Participants can register a car for $10 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Awards will be presented at 1:45 p.m. Registrants must be present to win. All years are welcome. For more information, contact Beth Kelly via email at bkelly@hopewellfcu.org or 740-522-8311.

Ohio Diversity Officers Collaboration, sixth annual diversity conference, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 25 on the shared campus of the Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College. The conference, “New Diversity Challenges and Solutions,” will provide professionals at institutions of higher education with cutting-edge speakers and best practices presentations. The conference cost, which includes the annual membership fee, is $25. A reception will be held at the conference hotel, the Cherry Valley Lodge, 229 Cherry Valley Road SE, Newark, at 6 p.m. the evening prior to the event. For more information, contact Vorley Taylor via email at taylor.1051@osu.edu .

Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, painting class, July 19 at the Northeast Conference Center, 4140 Executive Parkway, Westerville. Social time and check in will run from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., followed by a meeting, lunch and painting session until 4 p.m. Helen Maurer of Dublin will teach an owl project using fabric paint. Lunches will be available for $6. First-time attendees are asked to contact Jan Pohlman at 419-286-2353 or ironwood@bright.net for class and surface information. For more information, visit heartofohiotole.org.

 

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

Licking Memorial Hospital is at 1320 W. Main St., Newark. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held or begin in the first-floor conference rooms. The Licking County Health Department is at 675 Price Road in Newark.

Sibling preparation class, for children ages 3 through 6 years, 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 15 at Licking Memorial Hospital. Discussion includes what to expect when first visiting mom and the new baby. The cost is $10 per family. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Prenatal breastfeeding basics class, 6 to 8 p.m. July 23 at Licking Memorial Hospital. A board-certified lactation consultant will be available for one-on-one questions. The cost is $20 per family. To register, call 740-348-4346.

Childbirth education class, for expectant mothers in their 30th to 36th weeks of pregnancy, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 at Licking Memorial Hospital. A childbirth educator will teach the class, focusing on the anatomy of pregnancy, ways to cope with labor, breathing exercises, postpartum care and newborn care. The cost is $55 per couple and lunch is provided. Advance registration is required. To sign up call 740-348-4346.

Immunizations, 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, Lickin County Health Department. For information, call 740-349-6535.

WIC satellite clinic, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 16 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, July 16 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. 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 nonemergency illnesses. Health-care professionals who would like to volunteer should call 740-927-7729.

 

Meetings

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. Contact Frank Agin at 614-476-5540.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Moundbuilders Chapter, noon Thursdays at Heritage Hall, 1058 E. Main St., Newark. Contact Frank Agin at 614-476-5540.

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.

Support groups

Depression and Bipolar Support Group, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 15 and 29 at 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For information, call 740-522-1341.

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 information, call Susan at 740-344-5963.

Peer Support for Adults with Mental Illness, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, noon to 1 p.m. Fridays in the MHA offices, 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For more information, go to mhalc.org.

Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For more information, go to mhalc.org.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For more information, go to mhalc.org.

Autism Support Group, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, noon to 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at 65 Messimer Drive in Newark. For more information, go to mhalc.org.

Partners in Breastfeeding Support Group, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 24 at the Licking County Health Department, 675 Price Road, Newark. For more information call 740-349-6535.

Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Mondays at Pataskala United Methodist Church, 458 S. Main St. AL-ANON for families and friends affected by alcoholism meets at 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the church.





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