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programs

Big Green Head Community Electronic Recycling Program, fundraiser allowing residents and businesses to drop off old, unwanted, and-or broken electronics for recycling and-or refurbishing, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 and 13 at the Town Square, Easton Square Place East, behind Brio. Donations will benefit the Easton Community Foundation. A $5 minimum donation is suggested. A $20 fee charged for tube television sets, which require costly processing due to the amount of hazardous materials they contain. Items will be handled by Accurate IT.

Zonta Club of Columbus, annual style show, brunch and silent auction, 10 a.m. April 13 at Wedgewood Golf and Country Club, 9000 Wedgewood Blvd. in Powell. The 2013 event is called "A Rose is Still a Rose," recognizing Zonta's international symbol of a yellow rose. Guests will view current spring fashions from Coldwater Creek, Faze and Mode Alise, modeled by Zonta members. Tickets are $50 each; contact Chris Jackson at 614-832-1231 or send an email to tjssf@columbus.rr.com.

Columbus School for Girls, Prospective Parent Coffees, 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 17 and 18 in the Alumnae Living Room, 56 S. Columbia Ave., Bexley. The first event is for parents of girls age 3 to grade 5; the second prpgram is for parents of girls entering grades 6-12. Attendees will meet with school division leaders. Campus tours will include the opportunity to view classes in session and visit CSG's new Wellness and Athletics Complex. For reservations, contact jblackburn@columbusschoolforgirls.org. For more information contact the Office of Admission at 614-252-0781, ext. 310.

March of Dimes Women's Board, annual fashion show, 6:30 p.m. April 19, at Via Vecchia, 485 S. Front St. in the Brewery District. This year's event, "Caring Causes, Chic Styles," will highlight women's and men's clothing lines from Thread on Grandview, food by Catering by Scott/Via Vecchia and entertainment. Live and silent auctions and raffle packages also will be offered. To purchase tickets, go to marchofdimes.com/ohio/events.

Women's Board of the Columbus Museum of Art, 20th anniversary Decorators' Show House, April 23 through May 12 at 21 S. Parkview Ave. in Bexley. The event kicks off with a 1920s themed preview party, "Roaring into the Show House 2013," from 6 to 9 p.m. April 20. The party features the music of Avalon Nine, signature drinks, food inspired by the 1920s, and vintage clothing and cards. Tickets are $100 per person, $175 per couple. The Decorators' Show House will be open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $15 if purchased in advance at columbusmuseum.org or $20 if purchased at the door.

Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers, Organizing Expo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the Funny Bone located in Easton Town Center. Speakers will address topics ranging from chronic disorganization to home inventory management to time management tips. The Organizing Expo is presented in partnership with Goodwill Columbus. Admission is $5 or free with a donation of electronic waste or other goods to Goodwill Columbus the day of the event.

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.

Health

Central Ohio American Red Cross, blood donation, from 2 to 8 p.m. April 16 at Church of the Resurrection, 6300 E. Granville Road, New Albany. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org.

Meetings

Wild Ones, 10 a.m. April 13 at the Innis House in Inniswood Metro Park, 940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville. Linda Rosine will present "Rain Gardens: a Natural Solution." Rosine has been with the Grove City Parks and Recreation Department since 2002 and serves as the coordinator for Keep Grove City Beautiful, the city's recycling program.

Easton-New Albany Chapter of the Accountant Information Market, 11:45 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Scrambler Marie's (order off menu), 5729 N. Hamilton Road. The group aims to sponsor programs that support the accounting profession through CPE classes and provide new networking opportunities for possible referrals to new clients and new client resources. For information, call 614-478-8187.

New Albany Chamber of Commerce meets the third Thursday of each month. Visit newalbanychamber.com for the meeting time and location. For reservations, call 614-855-4400 or email office@newalbanychamber.com.

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