Greater Powell Area Chamber of Commerce, community recycling drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 in the parking lot of 47 Hall St., Powell.
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Greater Powell Area Chamber of Commerce, community recycling drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 in the parking lot of 47 Hall St., Powell. Residents and businesses can drop off old, unwanted or broken electronics for recycling and refurbishing. This includes documents for shredding and gently used building materials for donation to Habitat for Humanity. A $5 donation is suggested for electronics and a there is a $20 fee charge for tube type TVs, and CRT computer monitors. This fee covers the cost of removing hazardous materials from these older displays. Shredding will be provided by Royal Document Destruction. A donation of $25 for up to 200 pounds of material is requested. For more than 200 pounds, contact the chamber for a quote. Delaware County Habitat for Humanity will also have its ReStore truck on site to accept donations of gently used building materials (including paint), and furniture in resale condition. No baby furniture or mattresses.Health
Adult walk-in clinic, 7:30 to 9 a.m. weekdays at the Delaware General Health District clinic, 3 W. Winter St. Free and low-cost health screenings and immunizations. Clients seeking cholesterol checks are asked to phone the clinic at least a day ahead; the number is 740-203-2040.
Council for Older Adults, free New to Medicare class for individuals who are turning 65 years old and plan to enroll in Medicare, 10 a.m. to noon, the second Wednesday of each month, and 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Center for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road in Delaware. Delaware County residents will learn about traditional Medicare Parts A & B benefits as well as how to cover the gaps. For more information, call 740-363-6677. Register for the class at growingolder.org.Meetings
Six River Valley Chapter of the Archaeological Society of Ohio, 7 p.m. May 2 in Room 424, Roush Hall, Otterbein University. Giuseppe Vercellotti, adjunct assistant professor of anthropology at Ohio State University, will describe the Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology at Badia Pozzeveri, a collaboration between OSU and the University of Pisa. Participants are asked to bring some artifacts for display. For more information go to ohiosrvc.org.
Women Today, a social and philanthropic organization in the greater Columbus area, 11:30 a.m. May 7 at the Lakes Country Club, 6740 Worthington Road, Westerville. Beth Weinhardt, local history coordinator at the Westerville Public Library, will describe how she helped Ken Burns and his research team scour the archives for materials for the documentary Prohibition. For reservations, due May 1, call Karen at 614-339-3046 or JoAnn at 614-457-7048.
Columbus Home Economists in Home & Community, luncheon, 11:45 a.m. May 9 at the Scioto Country Club, 2196 Riverside Drive. Joan Riegal will present the program, "The Quilts of GEE's Bend." GEE's Bend quilt makers have become famous for their unique "fiber art," while their quilt making was for utilitarian purposes only. For reservations, due May 3, call 740-965-3889 or 614-459-1029.Support groups
Central Ohio Polio Network, provides support and information on post-polio syndrome, 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 4 at the Westerville MCL Restaurant, 76 E. Schrock Road. For more information contract Monica Wilford at 614-581-6979 or 614-337-0990.
MOMS Club of Powell-Northwest, a nonprofit daytime support group for stay-at-home moms, is open to those who live in Powell south of Home Road, east of Riverside Drive, north of Powell Road and west of Liberty Road. The chapter offers monthly meetings with childcare, playgroups, weekly activities, parties and a monthly Moms Night Out. For additional information email momsclubpowellnw@yahoo. com.
MOMS 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 and holiday parties. Contact Valerie at 614-985-3026 or email powellmomsne@gmail. com.
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 moms_ club_membership@ yahoo.com or visit momscluboflewis center.com.