Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings and educational opportunities for the coming week.

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Meetings

American Legion Galloway Post 779 meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Prairie Township Fire Station, 123 Inah Ave.

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 for more information about the commission. The commission welcomes the involvement of area residents. The 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 Senior Citizens, 11 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Columbia Heights Methodist Church, 775 Galloway Road. All are welcome. 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. Ladies Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. For information, call Will Davis at (614) 309-0171.

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.

Singles group for seniors meets at 6:30 p.m. every Friday at various locations. For details, call Scioto Ridge United Methodist Church at 876-4343.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. For information on becoming a member, email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

Support groups

DivorceCare, 6 p.m. Sundays beginning Feb. 12 at Cypress Wesleyan Church, 377 Alton Road. DivorceCare for Kids, for ages 5-12, will be offered at the same time. Classes are free. The workbook is $15. Childcare is provided at no charge. To register, call (614) 878-8192 or email DivorceCare@cypressonline.net.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John's Lutheran Church, 3220 Columbus St., Grove City.

Families in Touch, for families and friends of people with mental illness, co-sponsored by the Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare Community Support Network, 5:30-7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at 2200 W. Broad St. Call Janet Mueller at (614) 752-033, ext. 5178.

Adult Epilepsy Support Group, 6-8 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Riverside Hospital Conference Center, 500 Thomas Lane. Call (614) 315-0437.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Columbus Alzheimer's Care Center, 700 Jasonway Ave. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call 459-7050.

Bipolar Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road. Call 895-1002.

Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group, 1-2 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month in Room 322 at James Cancer Hospital, 300 W. 10th Ave. To register, call 293-9152.

Breast Cancer Support Group, led by a psychologist, social workers and registered nurses. The groups are ongoing; join any time. Call Mount Carmel St. Ann's at (614) 546-4180.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Central Ohio Chapter, Adult Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at City BBQ, 5979 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg. Call (614) 889-6060.

Eating Disorders Support Group, sponsored by the Center for Eating Disorders and Psychotherapy, 6:30-8 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 445 E. Granville Road, Building O. Call 293-9550.

Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness, meets from 4-5 p.m. Saturday and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Road; and from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 470-0397.

Families Anonymous, for parents of those with substance abuse or behavioral problems, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 885-5199 or 875-8695.

Lupus Education Group, 6:30-8 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at Mount Carmel East Hospital, 6001 E. Broad St. Call 876-8200.

Pro-Mom, a nonprofit volunteer organization for mothers and children, offers parent education courses, organized child-centered activities, support and social opportunities for families. Meets the third Monday of every month. Call Colleen Hull at (614) 844-6374.