Events and programs
Pickerington Community Chorus, performance at 7 p.m. May 4 at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N. The Spring Creek concert will be "Best of Broadway." Cost is $5 at the door. The group also will host a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. May 4-6 at Uno's on Hill Road. Those with vouchers can have 20 percent of their food purchases for eating in or carryout donated to the group. Vouchers are available at Kroger on Refugee Road and Hill Road and Giant Eagle on Refugee Road.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and the Gamma Zeta Zeta Education Foundation, annual From Girls to Pearls Ball, 4 p.m. May 5 at the Makoy Center, 5462 Center St. in Hilliard. A reception begins at 3 p.m. Gene Harris, superintendent of Columbus City Schools, will be mistress of ceremonies. The 2013 class 20 teens from Columbus City Schools and one each from Groveport Madison Local Schools, Pickerington Local Schools, Reynoldsburg City Schools and Westerville City Schools.
Reynoldsburg Lions Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m. Sundays through May 12 at 13685 Basil Road in Fairfield County. For information call 614-378-9272.
Lancaster Chorale, concert with the theme "Live, Laugh & Love," 3 p.m. May 5 at Faith Memorial Church, 2610 W. Fair Ave., Lancaster. The Lancaster-Fairfield Youth Choir, directed by Andrew Brown, and the Lancaster Community Band, directed by Judy Rehrer, will join the group. Tickets are $20, $15 for senior citizens, $10 for students and military, and free for members of the military in uniform. Tickets are available by calling the chorale office at 740-687-5855.
East Columbus Community Church, concert featuring the Dixie Melody Boys, 7 p.m. May 3 at the church, 6926 Tussing Road. The program is for all ages. For more information call 614-866-0097.
Lancaster Men's Chorus, "Ham and Eggs" program to celebrate the show's 42nd anniversary, 8 p.m. May 8-11 in the Jeffrey Wagner Theatre at Ohio University-Lancaster. The first half of the show will be based on an original script written by chorus members and directed by Mark Loy. Chorus members are featured in concert during the second half of the show. Tickets are $7 for the May 8 show, $8 for all others. Tickets may be purchased from chorus members or by calling the State Farm Insurance office of Maureen Cefalu at 740-654-0332.
Gender Road Christian Church, annual indoor yard sale, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 11 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 at the church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. Proceeds benefit the church mission fund. In addition, a plant and flower sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 10-12 at the church.
Fairfield County District Library Garret Players, performances Nelson Bond's adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm, being produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., 7 p.m. May 17 and 18, 2 p.m. May 19 on the third-floor library, 219 N. Broad St. The library will not be open for business during the performance on Friday and Saturday. Performances are free with no tickets required, but first-come-first-served seating will be limited to 100 for each performance. The play is recommended for teens and adults. For more information call 740-653-2745.
Historical Aircraft Squadron, annual open house, May 18 (rain date is May 19) at the Fairfield County Airport, 3266 Old Columbus Road, Carroll. Admission and parking are free. Events throughout the day include sky diving, display of Med-Flight's helicopter, an antique car show and Young Eagles plane rides for ages 8 to 17, A tethered hot air balloon sponsored by Keller Farms will be on site, with museum tours all day. Document shredding will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. (two box limit) sponsored by Taylor Chevrolet. Breakfast and lunch will be available. For more information call 740-653-4778.
Medical Clinic, held by Vineyard Community Church, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the church, 15187 Palmer Road in Reynoldsburg. Free work physicals, health screenings and treatment for non-emergency illnesses. Interested health care professionals who would like to volunteer, call 740-927-7729.
Ikebana International Columbus Chapter 84, annual membership luncheon, 11:30 a.m. May 17. Reservations are due May 7. For reservations and information call 614-519-5536 or 614-837-3925.
Military Wives Club, luncheon, noon May 8 at Kensington Place, Lutheran Village, 1001 Parkview Blvd. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. Sarah Goslee Reed of Mount Vernon will provide a program of songs focused on the positives in life. For reservations call Ann Hallenbrook at 614-877-6283 or Maabel Edwards at 614-866-2625.
Pickerington Garden Club, tour of the gardens at Inniswood Metro Park, on May 15. Guests and visitors are invited. For more information contact Barbara Kochick 614-837-3951 or Libby Stearns 614-837-4455.
Pickerington Area Kiwanis, noon the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Old Bag of Nails, 797 Hill Road N. All welcome. Call David Stone at 614-837-7000.
The Southeast 9-12 Project, 5 p.m. the second Wednesday and 7 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month. Meeting location varies. For information, call Mike Lyons at 614-561-4040.
Boy Scouts Troop 316, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Brice United Methodist Church, 3160 Brice Road. The troop seeks new members. For information, call Tom McInnerney at 614-863-5221.
Reynoldsburg/Pickerington Rotary Club, weekly meeting, noon Tuesdays at Wesley Ridge Community Center, 2225 state Route 256.
Violet Grange 1949, 2 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Violet Township Office, 12970 Rustic Drive, Pickerington.
AA, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Peace Christian Center, 88 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester. For information, call 614-837-6689.
Support group for parents of teens or adult children with bi-polar or borderline personality disorders, 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive, Pickerington. The group is also open to those who have family members with other mental health disorders. Free.
Tyler's Light Loved Ones, a support group for families dealing with addictions, 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Amber Park Assisted Living Facility, 401 N. Hill Road.
New Horizons Divorced/ Separated Support, 7 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Sunday of each month, at Rey-noldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road. Childcare is available only upon request. Contact Dr. Carl Wiley at 614-866-5864, ext. 142.