The Powell Parks and Recreation Department will hold "On the Mat Martial Arts" on Wednesdays, Sept. 2 to Oct. 21, in the Village Green East Room, 47 Hall St., Powell.

The Powell Parks and Recreation Department will hold "On the Mat Martial Arts" on Wednesdays, Sept. 2 to Oct. 21, in the Village Green East Room, 47 Hall St., Powell.

The class for white and green belt students is from 5:30 to 6:10 p.m. The class for blue and black belt students is from 6:10 to 7:10 p.m. The class is designed for students ages 4 to 13.

This class begins before the department's autumn class registrations take place. Enrollment in the class can be done at Municipal Building, 47 Hall St., between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Registration for all other autumn classes begins 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 2,

For more information call (614) 885-9820 or visit http://www.cityofpowell.us/government-parksrec.php.

Columbus State Community College will offer two sections of its landscaping for the home gardener course for autumn quarter.

The course offered specifically for homeowners will cover all major areas of residential landscape maintenance. "Participants can expect to care for their own property, save money, and see their landscapes thrive," instructor Bert Vonderahe said.

The session will include visits to Oakland Nursery, Coffman Stone, and McCullough's Landscape and Nursery.

Registration is open for autumn quarter, Sept. 23 to Dec. 12. Morning or afternoon sessions two days per week are offered. Tuition is $237 for the three-credit course.

Those age 60 and over can attend for $50.

An online application is at www.cscc.edu. Click on "prospective student -- apply online." Processing takes 24 to 48 hours. Fees can be paid by phone at (614) 287-5353 or at the cashier's office in Rhodes Hall at Columbus State.

For additional information, contact landscaping297@cscc.edu or call (614) 287-5496. Or contact Vonderahe at (614) 795-0595 or bvondera@cscc.edu.