Youth basketball program registration, for children in kindergarten through grade 5, through Nov. 21. The program runs on Saturdays from Jan. 3 to Feb. 28 at Gender Road Christian Church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. The cost is $25 per child for GRCC members, $45 for nonmembers. For applications, call David Tucker at (614) 833-2685 or e-mail kdtucker@wowway.com.

Youth basketball program registration, for children in kindergarten through grade 5, through Nov. 21. The program runs on Saturdays from Jan. 3 to Feb. 28 at Gender Road Christian Church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. The cost is $25 per child for GRCC members, $45 for nonmembers. For applications, call David Tucker at (614) 833-2685 or e-mail kdtucker@wowway.com.

Christmas Auction, sponsored by Trinity United Church of Christ, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the church, 107 N. High St., Baltimore. Food will be served starting at 4:30 p.m. Come early for dinner and see the various themed trees and wreaths, as well as homemade baked items and candies.

Christmas Madrigal Dinner, 7 p.m. Dec. 5-6 at Gender Road Christian Church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for ages 12 and younger if reserved before Nov. 14. Prices increase by $5 after that date. All reservations must be made by Nov. 26 by calling the church at (614) 834-5973. Child care for ages 3-8 available for $10 per child.

"Teaching Children With Autism About God and Religion," 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Early Childhood Center, 1592 Granville Pike, Lancaster, led by Jennifer Condo and Traci Bender of Through the Roof Ministries. They will also suggest techniques for integrating special needs children into a church setting. Call (740) 862-4599 to reserve a seat, or e-mail fcargnews@aol.com.

Fall Open House, sponsored by Bishop Hartley High School, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. All seventh- and eighth-grade students and their parents are welcome. Visit academic departments, meet the faculty, learn about campus ministry and service opportunities, visit the chapel, learn about athletics, and much more. Call admissions director Kathy Acklin at (614) 237-5421, extension 227.

CPR Recertification, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, 121 W. Mulberry St., Lancaster. All participants must have a current certificate and must present it at registration or at class. Cost: adult $15; infant and child $20; adult, infant and child $25. Phone (740) 687-5585 to register.

Dog or Cat First-Aid, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Pickerington Police Department, 1311 Refugee Road. The course includes a first-aid book for each animal. The cost is $30 each or $45 for both pets. Pre-registration with payment is required. Call Lori at (740) 687-5585.

Disaster Course: Shelter Operations and Simulation, sponsored by the Red Cross of Fairfield County, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, and Thursday, Nov. 6, 121 W. Mulberry St., Lancaster. Learn what is needed to help people displaced by a disaster. Learn how to set up, run and close a shelter with Red Cross. Prerequisite: Mass Care Overview. Class is open to the public and free of charge; registration is required. Call (740) 687-5585.

Adult CPR Training, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 121 W. Mulberry St., Lancaster. The cost is $25 and payment is required with pre-registration. Call (740) 687-5585.

Pickerington Garden Club, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, for a breakfast meeting and field trip. Members and guests should meet at the Bob Evans restaurant on state Route 256.Visitors and new members are welcome. Group will take a field trip to visit the new OSU 4-H Green Space. Call Libby Stearns at (614) 837-4455 or Barbara Kochick at (614) 837-3951.

Fairfield County Autism Resource Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Early Childhood Center, 1592 Granville Pike, Lancaster. Call (740) 862-4599 or (740) 862-6171.