Fall Gathering and Holiday Boutique, presented by the Wedgewood Women's Club, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov.13, at the Wedgewood Golf & Country Club, 9600 Wedgewood Blvd. More than 30 vendors selling holiday gifts and goodies, including ornaments, wreaths, handbags, jewelry, clothing, stationary, candles and more. $10 admission includes a raffle ticket, appetizers and desserts. Cash bar will be available.

Fall Gathering and Holiday Boutique, presented by the Wedgewood Women's Club, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov.13, at the Wedgewood Golf & Country Club, 9600 Wedgewood Blvd. More than 30 vendors selling holiday gifts and goodies, including ornaments, wreaths, handbags, jewelry, clothing, stationary, candles and more. $10 admission includes a raffle ticket, appetizers and desserts. Cash bar will be available.

Turkey and Ham Loaf Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Lewis Center United Methodist Church, 1081 Lewis Center Road. Carryout meals are available.

Wild West Fall Fest, sponsored by Polaris Christian Academy, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the school, 2150 E. Powell Road. Event will raise money for student financial aid, technology advancements, building updates and other areas of need. Families can enjoy inflatables, games, food and candy. Cost is $20 per family. Companies or individuals wishing to donate funds or sponsor the event may call (614) 431-6888. All donations are tax deductible.

Necessities Drive, sponsored by the Moms Club of Powell Northeast Chapter, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Powell United Methodist Church parking lot. Drive supports Turning Point Domestic Violence Shelter. Drop off paper goods, toiletries, batteries, baby food, grocery gift cards, laundry soap, dish soap and towels. The shelter also needs new socks and night clothes for both women and children. Call (740) 382-8988 or visit www.turningpoint6.com.

Forum on Church Influence in the Nuclear Age, hosted by Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Alford Centrum on the campus, 3081 U.S, Route 23. The topic will be, "New Directions for a New Nuclear Age: Church Influence and Public Policy." The forum will offer a perspective on what the next president's nuclear weapons policies are likely to entail, as well as what religious groups are doing to affect the discussion. Free. No registration required. More information is available at www.mtso.edu/nuclearforum.

AmSpirit Business Connections Lewis Center Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, at Scrambler's, 8679 Sancus Blvd. Prospective members are invited to attend one complimentary meeting before joining. Contact Charles at (614) 718-4383 for more information.

Lewis Center-Polaris Rotary, 7:45-9 a.m. every Friday for breakfast, at the North Pointe Conference Center (Nationwide facility) at the corner of state Route 750 and U.S. 23. Contact Mark Robertson (740) 548-4739.

Kiwanis Club of Powell, 11:30 a.m. the first Monday of the month, and 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Abbington of Powell Assisted Living Facility, 3971 Bradford Court. Call Lynn Hanna at (614) 766-5168 or Joe Schwade at (740) 548-4133.

Friends of Concord Township, 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month, at the Shawnee Hills Civic Association, 36 W. Mohawk Drive. For more information, visit www.foct.org or e-mail cyndie722@yahoo.com.

Moms In Touch, meets weekly to pray for their children and schools. Visit www.MomsinTouch.org or call 1-800-949-MOMS to connect with a local group or start a new group.

Olentangy Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, at Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Center 10561 Sawmill Parkway in Powell. Visit www.olentangyrotary.org or call Steve Ussery at (614) 764-8993.

Powell Sertoma Club, noon Wednesdays, at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Dave Betz at (614) 202-0235.

Olentangy Area Senior Citizens, 11:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month, at Orange Township Hall, 1680 E. Orange Road. Each meeting starts with a potluck or catered luncheon; a business meeting follows. Blood pressure and sugar checks available from 10-11:30 a.m. New members are welcome; dues are $15 a year. Call (614) 846-4693.