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Events and programs

Pickerington Community Theatre, Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None, 8 p.m. Oct. 19, 25 and 26; 2 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27 at Pickerington Christian Church, 575 Diley Road. Tickets are $12 general admission; $10 for children and senior citizens. Visit pctshows.com or call 614-378-5767.

Pickerington Historical Society, Haunted Museum, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30, lower level of the museum, 15 E. Columbus St., during Haunted Village in Olde Pickerington. To volunteer, call Peggy Portier at 614-860-0899. The annual event includes hayrides, ghost tours, stories, haunted museum, house and garden, live music and trick-or-treating through the Olde Pickerington Village.

Tots Trick or Treat, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Pickerington's City Hall. Children ages 2 through 5 (accompanied by an adult) may tour the friendly decorated City Hall. Communitywide trick-or-treating will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.

Pickerington Public Library, display of handknitted items through October at 201 Opportunity Way. Barbara Black, 86, is sharing the items in a library showcase.

Pickerington Community Chorus, looking for singers to join fall rehearsals, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N. in Pickerington. On Dec. 7, the chorus will perform the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah. No auditions are held and participants do not need to live in Pickerington. For more information contact director Lisa Robinson-Boyer, at 614-805-9487 or man4258@msn.com. Additional information is available at pickeringtoncommunitychorus.com.



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.



Capital University Alumnae Chapter, 2 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Schneider Multipurpose Room of the Harry C. Moores Campus Center. David Belcastro, professor of religion and philosophy, will present the program, "Religion at Capital Today." Hostesses will be Esther Panning, chairwoman; Judy Valentine; Mary Ann Wiedenheft and Eileen Young.

Violet Township Women's League, 7:15 p.m. Oct. 22 at the American Legion Hall, 7725 Refugee Road, Pickerington. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The program theme is Community Service with guest speakers from Realty House and Fairfield County Family Jobs and Services. Members are asked to bring baby diapers for the charitable donation. Membership is open to women from Violet Township, Pickerington and surrounding communities such as Pataskala, Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester, Groveport, Baltimore, Carroll and Columbus. For information go to www.vtwl.org, email vtwl07@gmail.com or call Linda Fersch at 614-837-9749.

AmSpirit Business Connections, Diamond Chapter, 8 a.m. Wednesdays at MMA Insurance, 107 W. Columbus St., Pickerington. Free, structured, weekly referral exchange group. For more information, contact Frank Agin at frankagin@amspirit.com.

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, email info@ses912.com or visit ses912.com.

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 or email tamcereng1989@yahoo.com.

Pickerington AmSpirit, 8:30 Fridays at Pizza Cottage, 1000 Old Diley Road. Business networking and referral group meeting. Visitors are welcome. Contact Gina Winterstein at 614-794-3500 or gina@panageanetworks.com.

Reynoldsburg/Pickerington Rotary Club, weekly meeting, noon Tuesdays at Wesley Ridge Community Center, 2225 state Route 256. Visit rprotary.com or email viperoffice@viperprotectionservices.com for more information.

Violet Grange 1949, 2 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Violet Township Office, 12970 Rustic Drive, Pickerington.


Support groups

Emotions Anonymous, meeting of a new chapter, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N., Pickerington. There are no dues or fees required. Emotions Anonymous offers a 12-step program to help people cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. EA is not affiliated with any other organization. Members attend for various reasons, including depression, anxiety, relationship problems and other emotional difficulties. For more information call Paul at 614-562-5300.

Wesley Ridge Family CAREgiver Group, 11 a.m. Oct. 26 at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, 2225 Taylor Park Drive. "Caregiver Re-source Fair." Lunch is provided. Free sessions provide care, affirmation, respite and education for those caring for a loved one. Open to the public. For lunch reservations, call 614-759-0023.

GriefShare, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Pickerington Church of the Nazarene, 11775 Pickerington Road NW, Pickerington. Nondenominational group features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. For more information call 614-837-8824 or visit www.picknaz.org.

Parent Support Group of Tyler's Light, 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1262 Hill Road N., Brookview Plaza. This group is for parents who have a child or children struggling with addiction. For more information go to tylerslight.com.

Therapy Group, for parents of children who have addiction issues, 7 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 11 (no meeting Nov. 4) at Peace United Methodist Church, 235 Diley Road, Pickerington. Group led by Elaine Sturtz will focus on the therapeutic issues of enabling, trust, boundaries and finding peace. Fee is $25. To register, call the church at 614-837-3732 or Sturtz at 614-406-9544. The group will connect to the ongoing support group of Tyler's Light.

AA, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Peace Christian Center, 88 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester. For information, call 614-837-6689.

Celebrate Recovery, for people struggling with hurts, hang-ups and habits, 5:45 p.m. Mondays at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road. Includes dinner, fellowship, worship and free childcare to age 11. Contact Pastor Matt Wright at 614-866-9570 or celebraterecovery@ rumc.org.

Parkinson's Disease Support, 10:30 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month, at the Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, at 1636 Graham Road, in Reynoldsburg. Contact Carmel Jenkins at 614-861-2571 or cjenkins7550@att.net.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Michelle Crum at 614-457-6003 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time. A group also will meet at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Peace United Methodist Church, 235 Diley Road. Call Linda Wilcox at 614-284-5544.

New Horizons Divorced/ Separated Support, 7 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Sunday of each month, at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road. Childcare is available only upon request. Contact Dr. Carl Wiley at 614-866-5864, ext. 142, or cwiley@rumc.org.

Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. every Thursday at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.