Events
"Maximize Your Memory," sponsored by the Prairie Township Senior Center, 4616 W. Broad St., 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26. Elaine Magary of Mt. Carmel will help participants learn the difference between "normal" memory loss and the symptoms of dementia and will discuss strategies to boost brain health. For information, call the center at (614) 878-5110

Meetings
Southwest Area Commission, 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at New Horizons United Methodist Church, 1665 Harrisburg Pike. Visit www.columbusswac.org. Commission boundaries are the Scioto River to the east, I-270 to the south, the railroad tracks west of Harrisburg Pike on the west and Mound Street to Mt. Calvary to Greenlawn Avenue on the north. Call (614) 562-4728.
Westland Area Kiwanis Club, 6:30 p.m. every Thursday except the third Thursday of the month at York Steak House, 4220 W. Broad St. Call 870-7335.
Westland Senior Citizens, 11 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Columbia Heights Methodist Church, 775 Galloway Road. For more information, call 870-6476.
VFW Post 6065, 5 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Prairie Township Senior Center, 4616 W. Broad St. The Ladies Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. Call Will Davis at (614) 309-0171.
Scioto Sertoma Club, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Junior Achievement Exchange City, 1739 Westbelt Drive. Call Gary Coats at 876-6751.
West Columbus Civitan Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the private dining room at Bob Evans Restaurant in Georgesville Square. Call (800) 248-4826.
Adult Singles Group, 6:30 p.m. every Friday at Scioto Ridge United Methodist Church, 4343 Dublin Road in Hilliard. Call 876-5268 or 876-4343.
Eyeopeners Toastmasters Club, 7:05-8:30 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at Central Presbyterian Church, 132 S. Third St. Call Alan Meisterman at 475-2898.

Classes & workshops
AWANA Bible Study, for children grades K-8, meets 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Immanuel Baptist Church, 3417 Palmetto St. For more information, call 274-2687.
Bible study, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, at Community Christian Church, 107 S. Powell Ave.

Seniors
The following meet at the Prairie Township Senior Center, 4616 W. Broad St., unless noted. Call (614) 878-5110.
Exercise Programs. Free and open to the public. Mondays-Aerobics, 10:30 a.m.; Line Dance, 2 p.m. Tuesdays-Gentle Stretchers, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays-Body Conditioning, 10:30 a.m. Fridays-Gentle Stretchers, 10 a.m. For more information, call the center at (614) 878-5110.
Lunch and Learn, noon Wednesdays. Free and open to the public. Jan. 28: Caryl Berry of the Happy Wanderers will outline the bus trips being planned for 2009. Call (614) 878-5110 for more information or reservations.
Free jewelry repair for senior citizens, 1 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month.
Senior Wellness Clinic, 9 a.m.-noon the fourth Thursday of the month at Columbia Heights United Methodist Church, 775 Galloway Road. Cholesterol profile screens must be scheduled in advance. Donations suggested. Call 462-3719 or visit www.franklincountyohio.gov/health.

Miscellaneous
Immunization Clinic, sponsored by the Franklin County Board of Health, 10-11:45 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Prairie Township Fire Department, 123 Inah Ave. Fees apply. No one will be turned away for inability to pay. Call (614) 462-3160 or visit www.franklincountyohio.gov/health.

Support groups
Together Against Panic, 7-8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the education wing of Glenwood United Methodist Church, 2833 Valleyview Drive. Call 878-2697.
Families in Touch, for families and friends of people with mental illness, co-sponsored by the Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare Community Support Network, 1:30-3 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Hilltop Library, 511 Hague Ave. Call Ed Desmond at 752-0333, extension 5703.