Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.

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Events

Spring gala, sponsored by Columbus Academy, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the school, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road. Enjoy "South Beach" style with creative cuisine, signature drinks and house music. Tickets are available at www.cagala.com.

Estate planning for nontraditional couples, sponsored by the Columbus Jewsish Foundation, noon Thursday, April 26, at the Bailey Cavalieri Law Firm, 10 W. Broad St., suite 2100 in Columbus. Kosher lunch is $9 per person. RSVP to psmith@tcjf.org or call (614) 338-2365 by April 24.

College funding workshop, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the New Albany branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 200 Market St. Learn how to increase financial-aid eligibility, how to construct a plan to pay for college costs in the most tax efficient way and how to identify colleges that offer the best financial aid. Free. Reservations required. Call (614) 934-1515 or register at www.midwestcollegeplanning.com/register with the code PRGA.

Meetings

New Albany Neighborhood Team Meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at 7576 Alpath Road. Group formed to help re-elect President Obama. RSVP to susan111101@yahoo.com or call (614) 245-4723.

New Albany Community Garden Meeting, 5:30 to 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Plain Township fire station, 9500 Johnstown Road. Visit www.facebook.com/newalbanycommunitygarden or email nagardengirl@gmail.com. Sponsored by Healthy New Albany.

New Albany Rotary, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at O'Charley's restaurant, 4850 Morse Road. Business and professional leaders who live or work in New Albany are welcome.

Christian Marketplace Network Westerville Chapter, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Friday of each month at MCL Restaurant, 60 Westerville Square. Christians in the marketplace are invited to attend for lunch, fellowship, prayer, networking and business presentations. Visitors are welcome. Call Jerry King at (614) 899-9870 or email Columbus-NE-Westerville@cmn-usa.org.

The New Albany Chamber of Commerce meets the third Thursday of each month. Visit www.newalbanychamber.com for the meeting time and location. To RSVP, call (614) 855-4400 or email office@newalbanychamber.com.

New Albany Communicators, a Toastmasters International Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Nazarene Church, 6000 Johnstown Road. Contact Tammy O'Neill at (614) 551-7146 or email jtkoneill@gmail.com.

Soroptimist International of Northeast Suburban Franklin County, an organization for professional women, 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each 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. Contact R.C. Bostard at (614) 470-9699.

New Albany Baseball and Softball Board, 7 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at the Plain Township fire station, 9500 Johnstown Road.

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

New Albany Lions Club meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 6916 Central College Road. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and a meeting follows 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 each month at the post, 393 E. College Ave. in Westerville. Guests welcome. Call Mike Etling at (614) 891-9388 or Kim Mann (Auxiliary) at (614) 899-6052.

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

New Neighbors League of Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. To join, email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

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

Government

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

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

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

New Albany City Council, 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Village Hall, 99 W. Main St.

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

Plain Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Plain Township fire station, 9500 Johnstown Road.

Plain Township Zoning Commission, 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Plain Township fire station, 9500 Johnstown Road.

Plain Township Board of Zoning Appeals, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Plain Township fire station, 9500 Johnstown Road.

Support groups

DivorceCare, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Jersey Baptist Church, 13260 Morse Road, Pataskala. A program for children ages 5 to 12 will begin at 6:45 p.m. A $10 fee applies for DivorceCare. The program is free for children. Call Nancy at (740) 927-1859 or email nmorbitzer@jerseychurch.org.

GriefShare Support Group, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 26, at Central College Christian Counseling, 905 S. Sunbury Road. A one-time fee of $20 covers the cost of the workbook. To register, call (614) 865-0513, ext. 602.

New Albany Alzheimer's Support Group, 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at New Albany United Methodist Church, 20 S. Third St. Call 939-0350.