Liberty Township Powell Y Block Party, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 10 at Adventure Park. Snacks, games and activities will be included. For more information, contact Michele Cannell at 740-881-1058.
Events and programs
Liberty Township Powell Y Block Party, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 10 at Adventure Park. Snacks, games and activities will be included. For more information, contact Michele Cannell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 740-881-1058.
Columbus Wine Festival, presented by Giant Eagle, 4 to 10 p.m. Aug. 9, and 2 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10, at the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad St. Guests will have the opportunity to taste from more than 300 wines from around the world while those who prefer beer can enjoy a wide sampling in the International Beer Garden. Adult wine tasting tickets are $29 in advance and $35 at the door. There are no handling or processing fees for online orders. Admission tickets include a souvenir wine glass, 10 tastings, food and wine seminars, cooking demos, musical entertainment and the opportunity to purchase wine at a discount. Additional tasting coupons may be purchased at the festival. Designated driver tickets are $10 in advance or at the door; those under 21 admitted free when accompanied by paid adult. This ticket includes two non-alcoholic drinks and a souvenir wine glass upon departure. For phone orders, call 877-772-5425. An additional $2 order processing /handling fee applies for phone orders. A portion of the festival's proceeds will benefit Franklin Park Conservatory. For more details, visit columbuswinefestival.com.
Greater Columbus Right to Life, Spiritus 2013 featuring the Rev. Walter Hoye II, 6 p.m. Aug. 18, at Villa Milano, 1630 Schrock Road. Dinner is $25, VIP Reception is $50 and includes dinner. To register, visit gcrtl.org or call 614-445-8508.
AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over with securing employment. The program offers paid work experience, specialized training, upgrading of skills and job-search assistance. Age, income and residency requirements apply. Call 614-258-7295 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.Health
Delaware County Chapter of the American Red Cross, blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5, at the Liberty Township Powell YMCA, 7798 N. Liberty Road. An additional drive is set for 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 10700 Powell Road. To make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.
Central Ohio American Red Cross, blood donation, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3; noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5; 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6; and 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Polaris Donor Center, 1327 Cameron Ave. For appointments call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org.
Body By Juana, fitness-related workshops in conjunction with NETA, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15, at 8874 Commerce Loop Drive, Lewis Center. The first session is for group exercise certification, which includes a full-day review, written exam and two years of certification. The second focuses on high intensity interval training, Tabata and rest-based training. For registration and fee information, contact Juana Williams at 614-805-7070 or visit netafit.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 provided at no cost.
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
Olentangy Rotary Club, breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. the first, third, fourth and fifth Thursday of the month and social hour 6 to 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, at Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center, 10561 Sawmill Parkway, Powell. Visit OlentangyRotary.org or call Steve Ussery at 614-764-8993.
Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Tim Hortons, 3700 Discovery Lane, Powell. This is a weekly, interactive experience that includes an hour of scheduled videos, stories and discussions that help build relationships. It is part of a national network that offers a variety of topics that change weekly and focus on popular life issues. The program is free with no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information, email email@example.com.
Accountant Information Market, Dublin-Powell Chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 3890 Presidential Parkway. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call 614-478-8187.
Delaware Toastmasters, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month in Moeller Hall 112 at Columbus State Community College's Delaware campus, 5100 Cornerstone Drive. For more information, visit delaware.toastmastersclubs.org.
Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon the first and third Mondays of every month at Azteca Mexican Grill, 5925 Sawmill Road. Visitors are welcome; visit sawmilltoastmastersclubs.org. Members focus on improving public speaking skills.
American Legion Post 171, 7:30 p.m. and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the post, 393 E. College Ave. Guests are invited. Call Mike Etling at 614-891-9388 or Kim Mann (Auxiliary) at 614-266-2695.
Shipwrights of Central Ohio, a group for ship modelers, 9 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of each month, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. For information, visit shipwrightsofohio.org.
The Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Towers Hall at Otterbein University. Allwelcome. Call Jim Schultz at 614-794-1247 or visit centralohiocwrt.wordpress.com.
AmSpirit Business Connections, Powell Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Shamrock Golf Club, 4436 Powell Road. For information, contact Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For general information, visit amspirit.com.
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 or Don Grubbs at 614-804-8916.
Lewis Center-Polaris Rotary, 7:45 to 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.
Powell Sertoma Club, noon Wednesdays at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Dave Betz at 614-202-0235.
Olentangy Area Senior Citizens, 11:45 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 to 11:30 a.m. New members are invited; dues are $15 a year. Call 740-879-3233.