Spring Gala, sponsored by the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the Kenny Centre Mall. Theme: "Fashions from Times Gone By and Timeless Fashions." Refreshments. Call (614) 457-4227 or e-mail Gayle.Musick@cancer.org.

Spring Gala, sponsored by the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the Kenny Centre Mall. Theme: "Fashions from Times Gone By and Timeless Fashions." Refreshments. Call (614) 457-4227 or e-mail Gayle.Musick@cancer.org.

PERI (Public Employees Retired Incorporated), Chapter 94 meets at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Upper Arlington Public Library, 2800 Tremont Road. May 7: Jennifer Hom, investment director for the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, will speak on "Ups and Downs of 2009 OPERS Investments."

Assistance League of Metro Columbus, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call (614) 888-0220 or visit almetrocolumbus.org.

Northwest Civic Association, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Meadow Park Church, 2425 Bethel Road.

Tri-Village Sertoma Club, noon-1:30 Wednesdays, at the Holiday Inn on the lane, 328 W. Lane Ave. Call Dick at 361-1962.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and Moppets (children newborn through kindergarten), 9-11 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church. Contact Christine@mcwherter.com or 921-9907.

Lions Tri-Village Noon Club, noon the first Tuesday of the month at the Winking Lizard, 1380 Bethel Road. Call Scott Stevenson at (614) 451-6313.

Central Ohioans for Peace, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave. Visit www.centralohioansforpeace.org or call 436-3531.

North Outerbelt Amspirit, 11:45 a.m. Thursdays, at the Winking Lizard, 1380 Bethel Road. Call Brian Schiff at 761-9242 or e-mail bschiff@thefitnessedge.cc.

Northwest Toastmasters, 7-8 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Upper Arlington Public Library, 2800 Tremont Road. Call Jay at 537-8851.

AWANA at Mountview, a Bible study group for children in grades K-5, meets 4-5:30 p.m. Sundays at Mountview Baptist Church, 2140 Fishinger Road. Call 451-8888.

MOMS Club of Columbus/Upper Arlington/Worthington, 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2480 W. Dublin-Granville Road. Call Amy at 459-4877 or Kate at 457-9602.

Kiwanis Club of Northwest Columbus, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Buckeye Hall of Fame Cafe, 1421 Olentangy River Road.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. NNLC offers special interest groups and activities. For meeting times and locations, visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com. To join, e-mail nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com

Cliffside 12 & 12, an Alcoholics Anonymous group, 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at Glen Echo Presbyterian Church, 220 Cliffside Drive. Open meeting; anyone may attend. Call (614) 253-8501.