Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.
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College Financial Planning Seminars, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at Olentangy Orange High School, 2840 Orange Road, or Thursday, April 12, at Olentangy Liberty High School, 3584 Home Road. Learn how to increase financial aid eligibility, how to plan for upcoming college costs and how to pick colleges that offer the best financial aid. Free. Reservations required. Call (614) 934-1515 or register online at www.midwestcollegeplanning.com using the code "PROL."Health
Blood Drive, noon-5 p.m. at Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club, 3737 Village Club Drive. Call (800) RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
Yoga classes for people who have been affected by cancer, 11 a.m. Mondays, 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Cancer Support Community Central Ohio, 10330 Sawmill Parkway, Suite 600. All equipment and programming are free.Meetings
OSU Alumni Club of Delaware County, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at Genoa Community Hall, 5111 S. Old 3C Highway. Presentation and book signing featuring Dr. Raimund Goerler, OSU historian and archivist. The event is open to the public.
AmSpirit Business Connections, Powell Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Shamrock Golf Club, 4436 Powell Road. Contact Tom Anderson at (614) 679-0912 or email email@example.com.
Pulsar Chapter of AmSpirit, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. every Thursday, at 8425 Pulsar Place. Professionals, business owners and sales professionals are invited to become involved with the chapter. Contact Kellina Snyder at (614) 395-1228.
Sawmill Road Toastmasters, 11:45 a.m. on the first and third Mondays of every month at Flyers Pizza, 3967 Presidential Parkway. Visitors are welcome. Members focus on improving public speaking skills. Visit sawmill.freetoasthost.us. Guests are welcome.
Christian Marketplace Network Lewis Center Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Asian Garden Buffet, 8633 U.S. Route 23 S., Lewis Center. Christians in the marketplace are invited to attend for lunch, fellowship, prayer, networking and business presentations. Call Steven Cox at (614) 476-9805 or email Columbus-N-LewisCenter@cmn-usa.org.
Kiwanis Club of Powell, 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Lynn Hanna at (614) 885-7309.
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. Call Mark Robertson at (740) 548-4739.
Friends of Concord Township, 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Shawnee Hills Civic Association, 36 W. Mohawk Drive. Visit www.foct.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 and entertainment follow. Blood pressure checks available from 10-11:30 a.m. New members are welcome; dues are $15 a year. Call (614) 846-3854.
New Neighbors League of Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. For information on becoming a member, email email@example.com.
Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Ohio Theatre, 55 E. State St. Rev. Charles Montgomery officiates. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.Support groups
MOM Club of Powell NE, a national nonprofit organization for stay-at-home moms, offers monthly meetings with child care, daily activities at low or zero cost, play groups, holiday parties and more. Contact Jennifer at (614) 507-5988 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DivorceCare and GriefShare Support Groups, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through April 18 at Grace Church Powell, 7600 Liberty Road. Call the church at (740) 881-6200 or email email@example.com.
Solutions Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics, noon-1 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in Rooms 12-14 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 6770 N. High St.
Delaware Area Parkinson Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Delaware Township Hall, 2590 Liberty Road. Call Al or Barb Ulrich at (740) 363-3841.
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7-9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.
MOMS Club of Lewis Center SE Chapter, a nonprofit support group for stay-at-home moms, is seeking new members who live south of Orange Road, east of South Old State Road and north of Lazelle Road. All meetings are held during the day; mothers may bring children. Contact Sherry at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit momscluboflewiscenter.com.
MOMS Club of Powell, a nonprofit organization for stay-at-home moms. Monthly meeting with child care. Activities offered at low or no cost during the day include craft days, playgroups, family night, moms night out, helping hands, special interest groups and service projects helping women and children in the area. Call Beth at (614) 537-3604.
MOMS Club of Lewis Center NE, national nonprofit organization for stay-at-home moms. Activities designed to include both moms and kids. For more information, search for the chapter on www.momsclub.org or call Tracy at (704) 962-7948.
Parental Loss Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Powell United Methodist Church, 825 E. Olentangy St. For more information, call (740) 368-5223.
ADHD Parent Support Group, sponsored by the Delaware County Family and Children First Council, 7 to 9 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month in room 213 of the Hayes County Building. All parents, caregivers and family who have or know someone who has a child with ADHD are welcome. Call (740) 833-2328. No charge and no registration required.