Events and programs
Upper Arlington Farmers' Market, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, 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.
Congregation Beth Tikvah, Shishim Group for members 60 and over, Oct. 10. Congregants Janet Golder, a pharmacist, will explain how best to buy, store, use and dispose of medications and Ohio State University pharmacology professor Rich Fertel will provide a primer on herbal medicines. The program is open to all but reservations are required for lunch. Congregation Beth Tikvah is a reform synagogue located in Worthington. For more information, contact the temple office at 614-885-6286.
Bishop Watterson High School, Eagle Auction, Oct. 12, in the south addition of Bishop Watterson, 99 E. Cooke Road. This annual event includes music, dancing, food, and live and silent auction bidding. The theme this year is "We Are Watterson." Registration can be completed online at bishopwatterson.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.
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 Woman's Club Evening Group, 6 p.m. Oct. 9, at the club, 3951 N. High St. There will be a social time followed by a German dinner at 6:30 p.m. in celebration of Octoberfest. The program will feature a beer tasting from Weiland's. Friends and potential new members also are invited. For reservations, call Joyce Willeke at 614-268-2960 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating will be limited.
Columbus Home Economists in Home & Community, luncheon meeting, noon Oct. 10, at the Worthington Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 773 High St., Worthington. The program, "Creating Consumers: Home Economists in the 20th C.," will be presented by a panel of HEIB members who will compare their roles in the 1960s and 1970s with 21st century challenges and changes. Jo Ann Helmlinger will be the moderator. Reservations, due Oct. 5, can be made by calling either 614-457-5915 or 740-965-3889. Guests are welcome.
Aldus Society, meeting of local bibliophilic society, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, at the Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Ave. Michael F. Whelan, the head of the international Sherlock Holmes literary society, the Baker Street Irregulars, will present "The Bibliophilic Anatomy of a Literary Society." He will give a short history of the Baker Street Irregulars and small press and journals dealing with Sherlock Holmes. Admission is free. For more information, call Joe Perko at 614-299-1980 or visit aldussociety.com.
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 (west entrance off of parking lot). Bring a dulcimer or call to ask about borrowing one. No need to read music. There is no fee. For more information, contact Barb at 614-848-5041 after 5 p.m. or email email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. For general information, visit amspirit.com.
Tri-Village Co-Dependents Anonymous, a 12-step support group, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 2015 W. Fifth Ave., Suite 22. Open to the public. Call 614-487-0785.