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Saturday April 13, 2013 7:22 PM

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Events and programs

Reynoldsburg Lions Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m. Sundays through May 12, at 13685 Basil Road in Fairfield County. For information, call 614-378-9272.

Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation, American Girl Tea series, 2 p.m. April 20, at the gazebo at John F. Kennedy Park, 7238 E. Main St. The program will feature Julie Albright, a 'flower child' who grew up during the 1970s. Participants will celebrate Earth Day, with crafts and activities that teach others about endangered species in Ohio, the importance of recycling. A trek into the creek for some hands on learning will be included. Participants should wear old clothes and shoes. Fee is $15 for residents, $20 for non-residents. To register, call the recreation department at 614-322-6806.

Spiritual Reflection Series, "Just Park It...and Pray, with teacher, author and outdoor enthusiast Kevin Ryan, 1:30 p.m. April 21, at Blacklick Metro Park's Sassafras Shelter, located in the back reservable picnic area, 6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg. The topic will be "Spring into Prayer." The second program, "Exercising a Spiritual Life," will be held at 1:30 p.m. May 19, at Blendon Woods Metro Park's Shadblow Reservable Area, 4265 state Route 161 E., Westerville. Both free events will a short spiritual reflection followed by a walking meditation. For more information, visit kevinryan.org.

TWIG 165 Quarter Auction, 2 to 4 p.m. April 27, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1200 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. so guests may purchase paddles, visit the direct sellers and view the auction items. Paddles are one number for $3 and three numbers for $5. Items to be auctioned are from various local businesses, direct sellers, home-based businesses and items donated by members of TWIG 165. Refreshments will be served. All proceeds will be donated to Nationwide Children's Hospital. For more information, contact Deb McCloy at 614-563-1165 or Pat VerBurg, 614-537-6223.

Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers, Organizing Expo, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, at the Funny Bone located in Easton Town Center. Speakers will address topics ranging from chronic disorganization to home inventory management to time management tips. The Organizing Expo is presented in partnership with Goodwill Columbus. Admission is $5 or free with a donation of electronic waste or other goods to Goodwill Columbus the day of the event.

Free Bicycle Clinic, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at Vineyard Community Church, 15187 Palmer Road S.W. Free minor repairs and free bikes. Bike donations accepted.

 

Classes, workshops

Criterium Liszkay Engineers, free home buyers seminar, 7 p.m. May 7 and 9, for part one and May 14 and 16, for part two, in the East Main Professional Building, 5300 E. Main St., Suite 203. Participants will learn the basics of what a home inspector looks for, helping them eliminate houses with major problems before entering into a contract. Each session will last one and a half hours. Seating is limited. For reservations, call Miriam at 614-418-7200.

 

Health

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.

Central Ohio American Red Cross, blood donation, from noon to 5 p.m. April 12 at the Reynoldsburg Division of Police, 7240 E. Main St. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org.

 

Meetings

Reynoldsburg American Legion Post 798, 7 p.m. April 11 at the Truro Township Fire Station on Livingston Avenue. All Legion members are invited. For more information, visit alohio798.com.

Reynoldsburg Community Association, 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Wesley Ridge, 2225 state Route 256. New members invited. For more information, call 614-580-7218.

The Pilot Club of Columbus, 6:15 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the Holiday Inn City Center, 175 E. Town St. This civic service organization focuses on improving the quality of life of people with brain-related disorders and disabilities. Call Teddi at 614-539-6293.

Reynoldsburg Masonic Lodge 340 F and AM, 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7350 Broadwyn Drive. Visit Mason340.com or call 614-866-8179. A monthly breakfast is held from 8 to 11 a.m. the last Saturday of the month. The public is invited.

Reynoldsburg Football Parents Association, 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month in the fieldhouse at Reynoldsburg High School, 6699 E. Livingston Ave. Visit reynoldsburgfootball.com.

The Reynoldsburg Lions Club meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at City Barbeque, 5979 E. Main St. New members are encouraged to join this service organization. For more information, call David Risen at 614-864-9819.

The Reynoldsburg Raider Diamond Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at City Barbeque, 5979 E. Main St.

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.

Widow or Widowers Club, 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Reynoldsburg Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive. Call Ruth at 740-964-6480.

Reynoldsburg Republican Club, 6:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month at the Reynoldsburg Public Safety Building. Visit reynoldsburgrepublican.org for more information.

Kiwanis Club of Reynoldsburg, noon Wednesdays at Scrambler Marie's, 7970 E. Broad St. Call Philip Kiser at 614-868-0859.

The Kiwanis Club of Eastern Columbus, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, at the VFW, 4100 E. Main St. Visit the web site kiwanis.org to find out what you can do to help serve the community in which you live.

Reynoldsburg Board of Education, 7 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month in city council chambers, 7232 E. Main St.

AmSpirit-Reynoldsburg Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at the East Main Professional Campus, 5300 E. Main St., Suite 203. For more information, call Frank Agin at 614-476-5540 or frankagin@amspirit.com. For general information, visit amspirit.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.

Boy Scouts Troop 316, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Brice United Methodist Church, 3160 Brice Road. The troop is seeking new members. For information or questions, call Tom McInnerney at 614-863-5221 or email tamcereng1989@yahoo.com.

Community Prayer Meeting, 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road. Call 614-866-5864.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. For information on becoming a member, email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

 

Support groups

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, support groups for patients with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis as well as their family members, meeting in Reynoldsburg and Delaware. Visit ccfa.org/chapters/centralohio for times and dates or call 614-889-6060.

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 meets at 10 a.m. on the third Friday of each month at Parkside at Wesley Ridge, 2225 state Route 256. Call Kathy Todd at 614-866-7212.

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

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. For more information, email support4family@hotmail.com.

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

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics, Al-Anon, 9 p.m. every Thursday at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church at 1636 Graham Road, Reynoldsburg. For information, visit coafg.org.

Colorectal Cancer Gathering, led by an oncology nurse navigator. The group is ongoing; join anytime. Call Mount Carmel at 614-546-4180.

Lymphedema Support Group, led by a certified lymphedema therapist and a registered nurse. The group is ongoing; join anytime. Call Mount Carmel at 614-546-4180.

Grief Process Support, led by hospice professionals. Various groups available. Call Mount Carmel Hospice at 614-234-0200.

Turning the Page on Cancer Book Club, led by registered oncology nurses. The group is ongoing; join anytime. Call Mount Carmel at 614-546-4180.

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.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 11 a.m. Saturdays at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 Livingston Ave. Call Karl at 614-236-9979.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 10:30 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday of the month at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road. Contact Eva Phillips at 614-860-0747 or emphillips4@gmail.com.

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

Mothers of Multiples, for mothers and expectant mothers of twins, triplets and more, serving Pickerington, Reynoldsburg and east Columbus areas. Call Dee Gabe at 614-868-0497.

Overeaters Anonymous, for meeting information, visit OA.org.

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