Events and programs
Upper Arlington Farmers' Market, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 9, at the Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road. The farmers' market offers produce sold directly from local farmers, artisan breads and other baked goods, herbs, eggs, poultry, jams and honey. For more information, call 614-583-5300.
Clintonville Woman's Club, summer lunch series open to the community, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21, at the clubhouse, 3951 N. High St. The luncheon will feature ham loaf and a side dish. There are options for entree or salad bar including beverage and roll priced separately or in combination. Dessert also is available. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted. Call ahead to reserve a card table. For more information, call the club at 614-268-5525.
The 13th Annual Arthritis Foundation Wine & Dine, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 22, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Battelle South, 400 N. High St. A VIP Tasting Room will be open from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by the main event. More than 30 restaurant and wine distributors will participate. The Conspiracy Band will perform, and there will be a silent auction. VIP tickets are $150 and general admission tickets are $100. Proceeds will benefit the foundation's programs and research. Tickets can be purchased online at arthritiswineanddine.com or at the door.
St. Charles Preparatory School Alumni Golf Outing, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 8, at Riviera Country Club in Dublin. The scramble event begins with a shotgun start. An $80 entry fee covers the round of golf, a cart, prizes, refreshments and picnic dinner. Registration is open to singles and foursomes.To sign up or sponsor a hole, email St. Charles alumni director Louis J. Fabro at email@example.com.
AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over with securing employment. The program offers paid work experience, specialized training, upgrading of skills and job-search assistance. Age, income and residency requirements apply. Call 614-258-7295 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Central Ohio Diabetes Association, free educational program with diabetes care advocate Amy Hayes, 6 p.m. Aug. 29, at 1100 Dennison Ave. The program, "Taking Control," will focus on diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on Hayes' extensive training and personal experience living with diabetes. For more information or to sign-up, contact Jenny Shrodes at 614-884-4400.
Universal Low Vision Aids, demonstration of Dragon naturally speaking voice dictation and new low vision products, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 6, at 1350 W. Fifth Ave., 112. There will be free refreshments, door prizes and food from Five Guys. For more information, call 614-224-6465.
Beyond Healing-Living Well with Cancer, yoga sessions for people with cancer and their families, 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at Grow Yoga, 1780 W. Fifth Ave. This is a free program of gentle poses and meditation for relaxation and stress reduction. For information, call Patti Petrella, facilitator, at 614-406-8941.
Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Huntington Hearing Health Program in partnership with Huntington Bank, offering free hearing screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway. Screenings will be offered to those ages 5 and older throughout 2013. To schedule appointments, call 614-261-5452.
Clintonville Beginning Dulcimer Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the Education Room of Wesley Glen, 5155 N. High St., Columbus. Bring a dulcimer or call and ask about borrowing one. No need to be able to read music. For more information, contact Barb at 614-370-8183 after 5 p.m. or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inventors Network discusses the invention process at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at TechColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Road. Cost is $36 per year for membership (payable at any time, not pro-rated for a partial year), $5 per meeting at the door. Call 614-470-0144 or visit inventorscolumbus.com.
Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Weekly videos, stories and discussions that help build relationships. Topics change weekly and focus on popular life issues. Free; no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Northwest AMVETS Post No. 911, 7 p.m. meets the first Thursday of each month in the VFW Hall, 2436 Walcutt Road. Call 614-876-4817.
Upper Arlington Grandview Gold Star Referral Club, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays at Marshall's Restaurant, 1105 W. First Ave. Call Jim Bishop at 614-425-5735.
AmSpirit Business Connections-Arlington Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rusty Bucket, 1635 W. Lane Ave. Contact Dean Curry at 614-635-0639 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For general information, visit amspirit.com.
University Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Panera Bread, 300 W. Lane Ave. Call President Kent Williamson at 614-451-2957.
Northwest Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the MCL Cafeteria in Kingsdale Center. For more information, visit northwestkiwanis.com.
Tri-Village Sertoma, noon Wednesdays at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road. Potential new members welcome. Call 614-274-5900.
Assistance League of Metro Columbus, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 614-404-8709 or visit ALColumbus.org.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and Moppets (children newborn through kindergarten), 9 to 11 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church. Contact Christine@mcwherter.com or 614-921-9907.