Wexner Heritage Village, 2013 Clergy Appreciation Breakfast in recognition of Pastoral Care Month, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at 1151 College Ave., Columbus. Clergy members of all faiths are invited to this free program. Chaplain (Col.) Rabbi Mitchell Ackerson, commander of the 114th Chaplain Detachment, based in Los Alamitos, Calif., and director of pastoral care of the Lifebridge Health System in Baltimore, will present "The Health Care Chaplain and the Local Clergy: A Vital, Crucial and, by Necessity, Unequal Partnership." Kosher dietary laws will be observed.
Events and programs
Reynoldsburg Lions Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m. Sundays, through Nov. 24, at 13685 Basil Road. For information call 614-378-9272.
Wexner Heritage Village, 2013 Clergy Appreciation Breakfast in recognition of Pastoral Care Month, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at 1151 College Ave., Columbus. Clergy members of all faiths are invited to this free program. Chaplain (Col.) Rabbi Mitchell Ackerson, commander of the 114th Chaplain Detachment, based in Los Alamitos, Calif., and director of pastoral care of the Lifebridge Health System in Baltimore, will present "The Health Care Chaplain and the Local Clergy: A Vital, Crucial and, by Necessity, Unequal Partnership." Kosher dietary laws will be observed. For information or to register, contact Anne Kuntz at firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 21.
Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation, final event in the 2013 American Girl Tea Experience, 2 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Livingston House, 1792 Graham Road. Participants will learn about the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah in the program featuring Rebecca Rubin. Cost is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents. To register, call the recreation department at 614-322-6806.
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 email@example.com. Additional information is available at pickeringtoncommunitychorus.com.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Give thanks. Walk. event, Nov. 23 at Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad St. The event features a family friendly after party, including face painting, Games2U, magician, live music and more from 8 to 9:45 a.m. Registration is free; participants form teams and raise money online at givethankswalk.org to earn incentives. The event supports St. Jude in finding cures to save children battling cancer and other diseases.
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.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.Meetings
Reynoldsburg Democratic Club, 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in the conference room at the Truro Township Fire Station 162, 6305 E. Livingston Ave.
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 Job and Services. Members are asked to bring baby diapers for the charitable donation for the month. Membership is open to women from Violet Township, Pickerington and surrounding communities such as Pataskala, Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester, Groveport, Baltimore, Carroll and Columbus. For more information go to www.vtwl.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Linda Fersch at 614-837-9749.
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 assists sales representatives, entrepreneurs and professionals succeed by creating a forum to exchange qualified referrals with others. 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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.Support groups
Wesley Ridge Family CAREgiver Group, 11 a.m. Oct. 26 at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, 2225 Taylor Park Drive. "Caregiver Resource Fair." Lunch is provided. Sessions aim to provide care, affirmation, respite and education for those looking after a loved one. All sessions are free and open to the public. For lunch reservations, call 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 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.