Opening Reception for Artist Karen Rumora, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at Hayley Gallery, 45 Second St. "Poetry of Place" is a series of oil landscapes depicting the seasons of the past year. Call (614) 855-4856 or visit www.hayleygallery.com.

Opening Reception for Artist Karen Rumora, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at Hayley Gallery, 45 Second St. "Poetry of Place" is a series of oil landscapes depicting the seasons of the past year. Call (614) 855-4856 or visit www.hayleygallery.com.

New Albany/Gahanna Christian Women's Connection Luncheon, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, at the New Albany Country Club, One Club Lane. Marilyn Gayle from the Hanby House in Westerville will present the feature with Benjamin Hanby musical selections by Jane Tysinger and Karen Sheffer. Paula Muehkhauser will speak on "Learning What It Means to be Real." Cost is $16. For reservations by Monday prior to the event, call Marquell at (614) 476-9942 or Terri at (740) 967-9234.

New Albany Women's Network Playgroup, 11 a.m. the first Friday of the month at Starbucks, 220 Market St. Mom's Coffee, followed by playtime for the kids at the New Albany Public Library. All ages welcome. E-mail playgroups@nawn.org for more information.

Recipe Swap, sponsored by the New Albany Women's Network 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the home of Mandy Ramicone, 7121 Sumption Drive. Bring a prepared quick and easy dish to share and swap recipes. RSVP to Tonya Petrucci at 855-1507 or social@NAWN.org by Monday, June 15.

Picnic at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, sponsored by the New Albany Women's Network, 10 a.m. Monday, June 29. Meet outside the zoo gates or inside at noon for lunch by the Stings, Wings and Playthings Park. RSVP to Tonya Petrucci at 855-1507 or social@NAWN.org by Friday, June 26.

Friends of Big Walnut Creek and Tributaries, 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at 4991 Johnstown Road. Call R.C. Bostard at (614) 470-9699.

New Albany Little League board meetings, 7 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at the Plain Township Fire Department, 9500 Johnstown Road.

Community Bible Study, for women and preschool children, meets from 9-11 a.m. Thursdays. Call 475-2667.

Columbus Christian Writers Association, 9:30-11:30 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at the New Albany branch library, 200 Market St. For more information, e-mail Barbara Taylor Sanders at BTSanders@columbus.rr.com or visit www.cwacolumbus.com.

New Albany Lions Club meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6916 Central College Road. Dinner at 6 p.m. with the meeting at 7 p.m. Call (614) 855-1973 for more information.

American Legion Young-Budd Post 171 and Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the post, 393 E. College Ave. in Westerville. Call Mike Etling at (614) 891-9388 or Kim Mann (Auxiliary) at (614) 899-6052.

Network Professionals of New Albany, 8 a.m. Tuesdays for breakfast at the Scrambler's Restaurant, 6152 Cleveland Ave. Call 561-4512.

Sunrise Masonic Lodge, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 130 S. State St. in Westerville. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. NNLC offers a variety of special interest groups and activities. For meeting times and locations, visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com. To join, e-mail nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

Plain Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of every month at the Plain Township Fire Station, 9500 Johnstown Road.

New Albany Village Council, 6: 30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 99 W. Main St.

New Albany Architectural Review Board, 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month at 99 W. Main St.

Rocky Fork Blacklick Accord, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Village Hall, 99 W. Main St.

Grief Support Group, sponsored by Grace Brethren Church, meets one Tuesday a month in the conference room of the Gahanna branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 310 Granville St. Call 891-2187.

New Albany Alzheimer's Support Group, 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at New Albany United Methodist Church, 20 S. Third St. Call 939-9730.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS 341), a nonprofit weight loss support group, weigh-in from 6:30-7:15 p.m., meeting immediately afterwards until 8 p.m. Mondays, at Westerville Alliance Church, 75 E. Schrock Road.