Valentine's Day Pre-Concert Dinner, to benefit the Columbus Symphony, at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14, at the Sheraton at Capitol Square. The event precedes the symphony's concert at Ohio Theatre; concert tickets sold separately. The dinner will feature three meal selections, music by CSO Harpist Jude Mollenhauer, a raffle and a cash bar. Cost is $75, with reservations required by Feb. 6. Call Bethany Gray, event chairwoman, at 614-798-5123 or visit columbussymphony.com/support/fundraising-events.

Events and programs

Valentine's Day Pre-Concert Dinner, to benefit the Columbus Symphony, at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14, at the Sheraton at Capitol Square. The event precedes the symphony's concert at Ohio Theatre; concert tickets sold separately. The dinner will feature three meal selections, music by CSO Harpist Jude Mollenhauer, a raffle and a cash bar. Cost is $75, with reservations required by Feb. 6. Call Bethany Gray, event chairwoman, at 614-798-5123 or visit columbussymphony.com/support/fundraising-events.

Ohio Dominican University, College Goal Sunday, 2 p.m. Feb. 9, in Erskine Hall on the university's main campus, 1216 Sunbury Road. The free program is designed to help students apply for federal financial aid, with financial aid professionals available to answer questions. Volunteers will help students and parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This event is presented by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and endorsed by the Ohio Board of Regents. Register at ohiocollegegoalsunday.org or by calling 614-251-4778.

J Street, launch of Columbus chapter with a book club-style discussion, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, at the Columbus Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave. The Columbus chapter of the national pro-Israel, pro-peace movement, will consider Israeli columnist Ari Shavit's bestseller, My Promised Land. The event will be moderated by Ohio State history professor Robin Judd and will be co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus and the Melton Center for Jewish Studies of The Ohio State University. The chapter is being co-chaired by Isaiah Shalwitz and Cantor Jack Chomsky and Ted Fisher will lead the group's political activities. The event is open to the public.

Concord Counseling Services, fourth annual He'ART of Concord art show and sale, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, at 700 Brooksedge Blvd., Westerville. This free event, open to the public, will showcase art in numerous media from more than 20 clients and friends of Concord. Original paintings, photographs, drawings, fabric art, jewelry and pottery will be included. Artists who are clients of Concord receive all proceeds of any pieces sold. For reservations, email barbarashepherd@concordcounseling.org or development@concordcounseling.org or call 614-882-9338.

Paws to Party, benefiting CHA Animal Shelter, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 21, at the Westin Columbus, 310 S. High St. The 10th annual wine tasting will feature wine samples, unlimited hors d'oeuvres, more than 85 silent auction items and an opportunity to mingle with CHA adoptable pets. This year's event will also feature the premier of CHA's new video produced by Space Junk Media, a live silent auction and live music provided by OnThatNote. Tickets, at $95 for individuals and $90 for CHA members, can be purchased by going to the event page at chaanimalshelter.org.

All Saints Episcopal Church in New Albany, Holy Land Tour from Sept. 6-13. Only 40 reservations are being accepted and minimal deposits must be received on or before March 1. Tour includes round trip airfare from Columbus, hotel, two daily meals ground transportation and taxes and related fees (tips not included). Contact Charlie Evranian at cevrania@insight.rr.com or leave a phone message at church office, 614-855-8267.

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.

Classes and workshops

Wexner Heritage Village Spiritual Life Team, information session and training luncheon for the Nadav Spiritual Volunteer Program, noon to 1 p.m. March 11, at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Zusman Hospice Jewish Chaplain Rabbi Debbie Lefton will lead the session. This program pairs trained volunteer visitors with long-term care, independent and assisted living residents on the WHV campus, as well as unaffiliated individuals in central Ohio, who seek a spiritual confidant to explore issues such as faith, the afterlife, religious values and beliefs. No experience is necessary. Those interested in participating should contact Lefton at 614-559-0243.

Meetings

Kiwanis Club of New Albany, 7 to 8 a.m. the first and third Wednesdays at the Bob Evans Restaurant in New Albany and 6 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at Marriott Courtyard in New Albany. Kiwanis is a nonprofit service club.

New Albany Rotary Club, 8:05 a.m. on the first and second Wednesday of each month at the Rusty Bucket,180 Market St., New Albany. For membership information, contact Joe Evans, president, at 614-975-7355.