End the Silence of Domestic Violence Walk-A-Thon, 9 a.m. April 5, at Sharon Woods Metro Park, 6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Participants will walk or run the 3.8-mile trail around Sharon Woods. A clothing giveaway sponsored by JODE's Boutique will include items for girls and women, with limited amounts of boys clothing available. The event is open to the community. For advance registration, call 614209-4441, email rwhcllc@yahoo.com or log on to esodvwalkathon.weebly.com.

Events and programs

End the Silence of Domestic Violence Walk-A-Thon, 9 a.m. April 5, at Sharon Woods Metro Park, 6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Participants will walk or run the 3.8-mile trail around Sharon Woods. A clothing giveaway sponsored by JODE's Boutique will include items for girls and women, with limited amounts of boys clothing available. The event is open to the community. For advance registration, call 614209-4441, email rwhcllc@yahoo.com or log on to esodvwalkathon.weebly.com.

Storytellers of Central Ohio, Fireside Tales 2014, 2 p.m. April 6, at the Ohio History Center, Ohio Village Church, Interstate 71 and 17th Avenue. A donation of $5 is requested. For more information, contact Frank McGarvey at 614-268-0532 or frankmcgarvey@sbcglobal.net.

Northwest United Methodist Church, discussion of homelessness, 6:30 p.m. April 6, at the church, 5200 Riverside Drive. The program is designed to raise awareness and discuss what can be done to help those living without adequate shelter. A light dinner will be served starting at 6 p.m., and childcare will be provided during the program. New or gently used, sturdy backpacks will be collected for the homeless. For reservations or more information, visit nwumc.com or contact the church office at 614-451-2825.

Casino Royale Dinner and Auction, April 12, at St. Francis DeSales High School, 4212 Karl Road. The event features food and spirits, entertainment, casino gaming and more than 200 silent and live auction items for bidding. Visit the school website at stfrancisdesaleshs.org for tickets.

Goodwill Columbus, e-Cycling Drive, 9 a.m. to noon April 26, at Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Lane. Unwanted computers, small appliances and other electronics will be accepted. Donors are responsible for backing up any valuable information and erasing sensitive data from computer hard drives before dropping them off. Participants will receive a goody bag with items from event sponsors.

Concord Counseling Services, second annual 5K Run, Walk, Dog Strut, 7 a.m. May 10, at Heritage Park in Westerville. Runners and walkers will start at 8-8:05 a.m. and the dog "strutters" will begin at 8:20 a.m. Registration fee is $30.Registration can be completed online at columbusrunning.com/RunEvent/Details/159. For more information, visit concordcounseling.org or call Barbara Shepherd at 614-882-9338, ext. 218.

Good Shepherd Free Store, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (doors close at 12:30 p.m.) on the third Saturday of each month at Church of the Good Shepherd, United Methodist, 6176 Sharon Woods Blvd. Donations and registrations are accepted from 10 to 11 a.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call 614-891-5043 or visit goodshepherdum.org.

Health

American Red Cross, blood donations, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1479 Morse Road. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org.

Early Childhood Resource Network, free Child Check screenings for children ages 1 month through 5 years, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 9, at the Northland Church of Christ, 4581 Cleveland Ave. Appointments are required and can be scheduled by calling 614-543-9000, ext. 218 or 216.