Columbus Literacy Council, free ESOL classes, 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 3 and 4, 10 and 11, at the Whitehall branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 4371 E. Broad St. To register, call 614-282-7661.

Events and programs

Columbus Literacy Council, free ESOL classes, 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 3 and 4, 10 and 11, at the Whitehall branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 4371 E. Broad St. To register, call 614-282-7661.

Lancaster Chorale, concert with the theme "Live, Laugh & Love," 3 p.m. May 5 at Faith Memorial Church, 2610 W. Fair Ave., Lancaster. The Lancaster-Fairfield Youth Choir, directed by Andrew Brown, and the Lancaster Community Band, directed by Judy Rehrer, will join the group for this performance. Tickets are $20, $15 for senior citizens, $10 for students and military, and free for members of the military in uniform. Call 740-687-5855.

Classes, workshops

Criterium Liszkay Engineers, free home buyers seminar, 7 p.m. May 7 and 9 for part one, May 14 and 16 for part two, in the East Main Professional Building, 5300 E. Main St., Suite 203. Participants will learn the basics of what a home inspector looks for, helping them eliminate houses with major problems before entering into a contract. Each session will last one and a half hours. Seating is limited. For reservations call Miriam at 614-418-7200.

Government

Whitehall Board of Education meets in regular session at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the Board of Education offices, 625 S. Yearling Road, or one of the school buildings. For more information, go to the district's website, whitehall.k12.oh.us.

Whitehall City Council meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Whitehall City Hall, 360 S. Yearling Road. Council committees meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays. For information, call City Council Clerk Carol Churchman at 614-237-8614.

Health

American Red Cross, blood donation, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 at the Kingdom Christian Center, 392 Maplewood. Call 1-800-733-2767.