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Events and programs

Reynoldsburg Farmers' Market, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 26, in Huber Park, 1520 Davidson Drive. Vendors sell products such as tomatoes, sweet corn, melons, eggplant, asparagus, beans, cabbage and onions, locally produced honey, flowers, a variety of cheeses, herbs/spices and baked goods. For more information contact Nadine Morse, market manager, at 614-322-6829 or nmorse@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us.

Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation, American Girl Tea Experience, 2 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Livingston House on Graham Road. The third tea in the series will feature Kaya, a member of the Nez Perce peoples. During this session, participants will learn about the Nez Perce through hands on crafts and activities and have a tea of foods Kaya would enjoy. Fee is $15 for residents, $20 for non-residents. To register call 614-322-6806.

Mothers of Multiples East Columbus, Children's Clothing, Toy & Equipment Sale, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1200 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg. Early Bird shopping begins at 8:30 a.m. for a $2 fee. Cash or check only will be accepted. Parking is free.

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

Friendly Ties Western Square Dance Club, free Western Square and Round Dance lessons, 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 10 at the Pickerington Senior Center, 50 Hereford Drive. Couples, singles and families are welcome, ages 8 and up. Wear casual clothing and comfortable shoes. For more information call 614-836-6789.

New Directions Career Center, Aging Wisely: How Older Workers Can Survive (and Thrive) in Today's Changing Workplace, 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Sept. 4 at the center, 199 E. Rich St. New Directions sponsors the seminar which is facilitated by a member of the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio. The event begins with a continental breakfast. A $10 registration fee is payable at the door. Registration is required and space is limited. Call 614-849-0028, ext. 100.

Wills and Estate Planning Seminar, 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in the meeting room of the Reynoldsburg branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 1402 Brice Road. Attorney Raymond Eichenberger will discuss topics such as getting organized for estate planning, changes in estate tax laws, methods to avoid probate, living trusts, powers of attorney and medical directives. For information or to register email Ikelaw@aol.com or go to Ikelaw.com.

Bucks & Does Singles and Orbiting Squares Western Square Dance Clubs, free introductory square dances, 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25 at the Whitehall Community Center, 402 N. Hamilton Road in Whitehall. Both couples and singles are welcome. Wear casual clothing and comfortable shoes. Square dance instruction will continue at this location on Wednesday evenings and is available on other nights at other central Ohio locations. For more information, go to www.cocdc.org and click on "Not a dancer yet?" or call 614-837-6974.

 

Health

Early Childhood Resource Network, Child Check developmental screenings for children ages 1 month through 5 years, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 4456 Morse Road. The screenings cover the areas of gross motor, fine motor, speech and language and personal-social skills. A hearing screening is provided along with vision screenings for children older than age 3. Free. Appointments are required. Call 614-543-9000, ext. 218 or 216.

Diabetes Academy, presented by the Wexner Heritage Village Institute, 2 to 3 p.m. Mondays at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Patients with diabetes and their loved ones are invited for a free educational series taught by certified diabetes instructors. Topics are: Sept. 16, Diabetes & Staying Healthy: Eating healthy and staying active; Oct. 7, Diabetes & Nutrition: Cooking demonstrations and dietitian guidance; and Nov. 4, Insulin 101: The basics of insulin and how to use a flex pen. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Francesca Bryan at fbryan@whv.org or 614-559-0318.

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.


Meetings

Reynoldsburg Civic Club, noon Sept. 3 at the Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road. Deputy Sherard Pollard will provide the program, "Better Safe than Sorry."

Columbus Military Wives Club, noon Sept. 11 at Kensington Place, Lutheran Village, 1001 Parkview Blvd., Bexley. Social time begins at 11:30 a.m. Musician Lowell Borchers will provide entertainment. For information or reservations call Ann Hallenbrook at 614-877-6283 or Mabel Edwards at 614-866-2625.

Reynoldsburg American Legion Post 798, picnic, 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at Blacklick Woods Metro Park, 6975 E. Livingston Ave. (follow signs). This event is open to veterans and their families. Hot dogs, chips and drinks provided. RSVP by 5 p.m. Sept. 11 by calling Commander Dunn at 614-864-7781 or emailing tdunn1@wowway.com. For more information, visit alohio798.com.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Port Columbus Chapter, 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Brook Hollow Conference Center, 676 Brook Hollow, Gahanna. AmSpirit Business Connections is a national organization that helps sales representatives, entrepreneurs and professionals succeed by creating a forum where they can exchange qualified referrals with other sales representatives, entrepreneurs and professionals. Guests are welcome.

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.

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 p.m. the second Thursday of the month in the coaches' office 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 website kiwanis.org to find out what you can do to help serve your community.

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

Wesley Ridge Family CAREgiver Group, 11 a.m. Aug. 31 at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, 2225 Taylor Park Drive. The topic is "Is it Time to Take the Keys?: How to Determine When Someone You Love Should Stop Driving." Lunch is provided. Sessions, free and open to the public, aim to provide care, affirmation, respite and education for those looking after a loved one. Reservations should be made for lunch by calling 614-759-0023.

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.

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.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Richards Building at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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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