Events and programs
Cozy Cat Cottage Adoption Center, wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser to benefit the center, 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at Cedar Brook Garden Center, 6058 Glick Road in Powell. The evening will include hors d'oeuvres, live music and a selection of wines. Guests may also choose to enjoy a psychic reading or massage. Advance tickets are $35 or $60 per couple and may be reserved by calling 614-325-4227 or emailing email@example.com. Advance tickets sales end Sept. 1. Tickets at the door will be $40 or $70 per couple. For more information go to cozycatcottage.org.
Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Ohio Chapter, informational program on the topic "Demystifying Healthcare Reform: Perspectives from Policy, Provider and Payor," 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, 7500 Hospital Drive, Dublin. HBA members and the public are invited to hear a panel discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on coverage, accessibility and cost of care. Registration is requested by Sept. 11, visit hbanet.org and click on "Events." On-site registration is available from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. on the day of the event pending space availability. Fees for members are $35 until Sept. 11, $40 on site; $55 and $60 respectively for nonmembers.
Central Ohio American Red Cross, blood donation, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31; 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3; and 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Polaris Donor Center, 1327 Cameron Ave. For appointments call 1-800-733-2767.
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.
Women Today, Rah! Rah! Buckeye Day, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Buckeye Hall of Fame, 900 Goodale Blvd. Beth Howe, Ohio State University's director of women's basketball, will share information about the program. Lunch will be served at noon. Participants are asked to wear scarlet and gray. New members are invited to join this social and philanthropic organization. For reservations call Marge at 614-433-9903 or Barbara at 614-844-3946.
Six River Valley Chapter, Archaeological Society of Ohio, picnic, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Sycamore shelter house, Blendon Woods Metro Park, 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Westerville. Bring a dish to share and table service; the chapter will provide lemonade and coffee. Participants also are asked to bring something for a silent auction. There will be a charge of $3 per adult to help defray the cost of the shelter. Bob Converse will give a presentation on birdstones at 7 p.m.
Women's Club of Powell, kick-off for the 2013-2014 program year, 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Powell United Methodist Church, 825 E. Olentangy St. Karyn Kappa, of Rue de Lily, will preview fall fashions and accessories. New friends from Powell and the surrounding area are invited.
Worthington Hills Garden Club, 11 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Worthington Hills Country Club, 920 Clubview Blvd. There will be a business meeting at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at noon and a program. Jared Hughes, Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse, will present "N.A.S.A Container Gardens for Your Home." Hughes will make two containers which will be raffled. Cost of the luncheon is $19. Advanced reservations are required and can be made by calling 614-288-4668. Guests are welcome.
Delaware County Retired Teachers Association, fall meeting, noon Sept. 13 at Willow Brook Christian Village, 100 Willow Brook Way, Delaware. The program will feature a representative from the Delaware County Red Cross. Spouses are encouraged to attend. The cost for lunch is $11. For reservations, due Sept. 8, call Daryl Bateman at 614-776-1339.
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.