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Family Days, sponsored by Papa John's and Columbus Parent Magazine, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1 and 2 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Family-friendly vendors and entertainment, costumed characters, children's activities and projects. On Saturday, bring 10 canned goods per person to get free zoo admission and parking.

Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling Event, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 8, at 6600 Dublin-Granville Road. Paper shredding services, collection and recycling for computers, VCRs, stereo equipment and cell phones (no TVs). Cost is $5 for first bag or box of paper and $2 per item after that. Computer monitors may be recycled for $5. To benefit the New Albany stadium turf project.

Open House and Summer Offerings Fair, 1-4 p.m. May 15 and 16 at BalletMet Dance Academy, in Gahanna's Vista Plaza, 1141 N. Hamilton Road. Tour the studios, observe classes, meet faculty and receive an early bird discount. Free and open to the public.

"Legacy 2010: 170 Years of Jewish Life in Columbus," through June 4 at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, 1125 College Ave. Presented by the Columbus Jewish Historical Society. Free and open to the public. More information is available at

NAWN Playgroups meet every Tuesday at various locations around town beginning at 10 a.m. E-mail

The New Albany Communicators Toastmasters Club will hold an open house from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 29, at Church of the Nazarene, 6000 Johnstown Road. Regular meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays of the month. For more information, call Tammy O'Neill at (614) 551-7146 or e-mail

Soroptimist International of Northeast Suburban Franklin County, an organization for professional women, 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Mifflin Township Administrative Building, 155 Olde Ridenour Road.

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 Baseball and Softball Board, 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 library branch, 200 Market St. For information, e-mail Barbara Taylor Sanders at or visit

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.

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 891-9388 or Kim Mann (Auxiliary) at 899-6052.

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

Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Ohio Theatre, 55 E. State St. Free. Call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.

New Albany Planning Commission, 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at 99 W. Main St.

New Albany Board of Zoning Appeals, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at 99 W. Main St.

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

New Albany Village Council, 6: 30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of every 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.

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.

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 939-0350.

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