St. Francis DeSales High School Dance Team, annual Dance Camp/Majorette Camp for girls in grades K-8, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Registration deadline is Oct. 1. For more information, contact Terisa Sites at 614-267-7808 or Lisa Coyle, 614-325-8551.

Events and programs

St. Francis DeSales High School Dance Team, annual Dance Camp/Majorette Camp for girls in grades K-8, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Registration deadline is Oct. 1. For more information, contact Terisa Sites at 614-267-7808 or Lisa Coyle, 614-325-8551. Registration forms can also be found at

Rock and Roll Revival 1957-1963 Concert, featuring Bill Cohen, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5, at Overbrook Church, 4131 N. High St. Cohen will be joined by musicians Brian Szuch, Renilda Marshall and Rebecca Stansbury in performing hits by artists such as Paul Anka, Ricky Nelson and Sam Cooke. There will be trivia questions related to the late 1950s and refreshments. Donations, suggested at $10, will be accepted at the door. Proceeds will help send Cohen's wife, Randi, and their daughter, Hannah, on their annual journey to the Dominican Republic, where they serve as volunteer translators for a U.S. medical team. For more information, call 614-263-3851 or email

Community Leaders Forum, How Uninsured People Can Gain Access to Healthcare, 12:45 p.m. Oct. 6, and 7 p.m. Nov. 6, at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, 93 W. Weisheimer Road in Clintonville. Those who are familiar with the procedures one should follow to gain healthcare access will be present. The programs are designed to help those who are worried about all basic forms of care, pre-exisiing conditions, difficulty in understanding healthcare language within policies, and/or who need financial help to acquire coverage. There is no fee. For more information, call the church at 614-267-4946.

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.


Mount Carmel Health System, Walk with a Doc program, 8:30 to 9 a.m. Oct. 5 and 19, Nov. 2 and 16, and Dec. 7, at the Woodward Park and Community Center, 5147 Karl Road. The walks are free for anyone interested in taking steps to improve their health. A doctor will be on hand to answer any questions and talk with people during the event. For more information, call 614-645-1260.

Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Equipped For Life Series for Men, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 8 and 15, at the association's office, 1100 Dennison Ave. This free class will focus on the nutrition, health and fitness concerns of men, with help from a nutritionist, fitness trainer and stress behavior consultant. The program will provide information and answers to questions about nutrition, meal planning, weight management, fitness and stress. Participants and attendees must be at least 18 years old. Registration is required, and can be completed by calling 614-884-4400. Healthy snacks will be provided at each session.

Diabetes Academy, presented by the Wexner Heritage Village Institute, 2 to 3 p.m. Mondays at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Patients with diabetes and their loved ones are invited for a free educational series taught by certified diabetes instructors. Topics are: Oct. 7, Diabetes & Nutrition: Cooking demonstrations and dietitian guidance; and Nov. 4, Insulin 101: The basics of insulin and how to use a flex pen. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Francesca Bryan at or 614-559-0318.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Huntington Hearing Health Program in partnership with Huntington Bank, offering free hearing screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway. Screenings will be offered to those ages 5 and older throughout 2013. To schedule appointments, call 614-261-5452.

Workshops and classes

Ask the Expert: Your Resource for Resume Writing, Interviewing, Networking-and More!, a program offered through New Directions Career Center and the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15, at the Karl Road Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 5590 Karl Road. Participants are encouraged to ask pressing job search and career development question in an event that is open to the public. Private, 15-minute sessions will be offered on a first come, first served basis. For more information, call the New Directions Career Center at 614-849-0028, ext. 100.

Northland Free Legal Aid Clinic, 6 to 8 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Christian Assembly, 4099 Karl Road. Consultations provided in minor criminal matters, including landlord-tenant disputes, domestic disputes, civil protection orders and mediations. No appointments are necessary. Enter at Door B. For more information, call Ellen at 614-261-8440, ext. 750.


Worthington Area Nurses Association, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Linworth United Methodist Church, 7070 Bent Tree Blvd. Kate Morris, will discuss "The Standard Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss." All area nurses and anyone interested in the topic are invited. For further information call 614-885-3283.

Columbus Woman's Club, luncheon, noon Oct. 3, at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. Dr. ChrisAnne Gordon will speak on Trauma and Brain Injury. Cost is $19. Members can still request Buckeye memorabilia from BUCK-ICON if they missed the sale during last month's meeting. For reservations, call MarJean Keller at 614-451-4344.

Columbus Home Economists in Home & Community, luncheon meeting, noon Oct. 10, at the Worthington Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 773 High St., Worthington. The program, "Creating Consumers: Home Economists in the 20th C.," will be presented by a panel of HEIB members who will compare their roles in the 1960s and 1970s with 21st century challenges and changes. Jo Ann Helmlinger will be the moderator. Reservations, due Oct. 5, can be made by calling either 614-457-5915 or 740-965-3889. Guests are welcome.

Maize Manor Civic Association and Blockwatch, 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Maize Manor United Methodist Church, 3901 Maize Road. For more information call Lori Robinson at 614-262-0639.

Beaumont Civic Association and Blockwatch, 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month in the meeting room at the Northern Lights branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 4093 Cleveland Ave. For information, call Donna at 614-261-6521.

Clinton Estates Civic Association and Blockwatch, 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at Trinity United Church of Christ, 1180 Shanley Drive. Call Emmanuel Remy at 614-453-5007.

Northland Community Council Development Committee, 6:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month at the Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd. Public hearings on local development, rezoning and related topics. Call 614-325-8217 or email for more information.