Reynoldsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 2014 Community & Business Expo, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 1 at the Reynoldsburg High School Summit Campus, Performing Arts Center, 8579 Summit Road. Participants are invited to demonstrate products to business owners and families in the Reynoldsburg area. A limited number of spots for promotional vendors are available. For more information call Rick Wagner at 614-203-3158 or Mary Hudson at 614-866-4888.

Events and programs

Reynoldsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 2014 Community & Business Expo, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 1 at the Reynoldsburg High School Summit Campus, Performing Arts Center, 8579 Summit Road. Participants are invited to demonstrate products to business owners and families in the Reynoldsburg area. A limited number of spots for promotional vendors are available. For more information call Rick Wagner at 614-203-3158 or Mary Hudson at 614-866-4888.

Ohio Dominican University, bilingual tax return preparation service for qualified individuals through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, through April 12 at ODU's main campus, 1216 Sunbury Road, in Erskine Hall, rooms 201, 202 and 205. Times are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Accounting students at ODU will provide free assistance for those with low-to-moderate income (generally $51,000 and below) and with special credits, including earned income tax credit, child tax credit and credit for senior citizens. For an appointment call HandsOn Central Ohio at 211 in Franklin County or 614-221-2255, and ask to speak with the VITA scheduler.

Messiah Lutheran Church, dinner of homemade chicken and noodles, 4 to 7 p.m. April 12 at 1200 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg. The cost of a complete dinner with beverage is $8 for adults in advance, $9 at the door and $5 for children ages 3 to 10. Carry-out dinners also will be available. The community is invited. For more information call Charles Lepley at 740-964-1190.

Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, 34th annual convention "Hats Off To Painting," Aug. 11-16 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Columbus. As part of the event, the chapter will offer painting classes in a variety of skill levels and mediums A color catalog of classes, with registration information, is available at heartofohiotole.org. Registration for classes opens April 1. Other features include free demonstrations, a gift shop and an art show. For more information call 614-863-1785.

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 and workshops

Ikebana Columbus Chapter 84, luncheon-demonstration, 9:30 a.m. April 25 at the University Plaza Hotel, 3110 Olentangy River Road. The program will feature Ohara School Grand Master Ingrid Luders. Registration and a continental breakfast buffet will open at 9 a.m. Cost is $45. In addition, Luders will conduct an Ohara School Workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 26 at the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad St. Flowers will be provided. Participants are asked to bring an Ohara container, scissors and Kenzan. Cost is $20. Fee for the luncheon event and the workshop together is $60. For reservations for either program or both, contact Jan Stein at 614-864-5109 by 4/15.

New Directions Career Center, Head of Household: Financial Survival Tips for the Single Parent, 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. April 30 at the center, 199 E. Rich St. New Directions Career Center is sponsoring the seminar which is led by a member of the Financial Planning Association of Central Ohio. Registration fee of $10 is payable at the door. To register call 614-849-0028, ext. 100.

Health

Medicare Counseling, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Additional sessions are available from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Wednesday and the third Monday of each month. For appointments, call 614-795-0927.

Grace Clinic, free medical clinic, 6 to 8 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays at East Side Grace Brethren, 7510 E. Broad St., Blacklick. No shots, stitches or pain medicines are administered.

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.

Meetings

Reynoldsburg Democratic Club, 7 p.m. March 27 at the Truro Township Fire Station 162, 6305 E. Livingston Ave. Go to reynoldsburgdemocraticclub.org.

Reynoldsburg Civic Club, noon April 1 at Parkside at Wesley Ridge, 2229 Taylor Park Drive. Karen Howard will serve as hostess, assisted by Marian Scott, Suzie Luker and Barb Teague. Devotions will be given by Karen Howard. Correspondence can be directed to the club at Reynoldsburg Civic Club at P.O. Box 1536 Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068.

Columbus Military Wives Club, 11:30 a.m. April 9 at Kensington Place, Lutheran Village, 1001 Parkview Blvd., Bexley. The program will be a Yong Chan "Boxing for Women" performance. For reservations, due one week in advance, call Ann Hallenbrook at 614-837-6283 or Mabel Edwards at 614-866-2625.

Reynoldsburg American Legion Post 798, 7 p.m. April 10 at the Truro Township Fire Station on East Livingston Avenue. For more information contact Commander Dunn at 614-864-7781.

Widow or Widowers Club, the second Saturday of each month at the Reynoldsburg Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive. Call Mary at 614-309-0804.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Port Columbus Chapter, 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Brook Hollow Conference Center, 676 Brook Hollow, Gahanna. National organization assists sales representatives, entrepreneurs and professionals succeed by creating a forum where they can 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.

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.

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 6:30 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.

Reynoldsburg Republican Club, 6:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month at the Reynoldsburg Public Safety Building.

The Kiwanis Club of Eastern Columbus, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, at the VFW, 4100 E. Main St. Visit the website kiwanis.org to learn how to serve the 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.

Reynoldsburg/Pickerington Rotary Club, weekly meeting, noon Tuesdays at Wesley Ridge Community Center, 2225 state Route 256.

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.

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

Support groups

HAMS: Harm Reduction for Alcohol meetings, 7 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month at Unitarian Universalist Congregation East, 1789 Lancaster Ave., Reynoldsburg. HAMS is a peer-led and free-of-charge support and informational group for anyone who wants to change their drinking habits for the better. More details are available at http://www.hamsnetwork.org/. Please note that the church is an alcohol- and drug-free facility.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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.