Columbus Metropolitan Quilters, "The Art of it All" quilt show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 28, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29, at the Haimerl Center, 1421 Morse Road. The show will feature more than 100 quilts, vendors, a quilters' 'Garage Sale' boutique, a silent auction and food for purchase. Admission is $5. For more information, go to cmquilters.org.

Events and programs

Columbus Metropolitan Quilters, "The Art of it All" quilt show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 28, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29, at the Haimerl Center, 1421 Morse Road. The show will feature more than 100 quilts, vendors, a quilters' 'Garage Sale' boutique, a silent auction and food for purchase. Admission is $5. For more information, go to cmquilters.org.

Military Veteran Resource Center, free income tax filing assistance for military veterans, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29, at 1395 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Suite 350. MVRC, in partnership with the Ohio Benefit Bank, offers free electronic filing for federal, state and school district taxes. In addition, the program can help veterans apply for student financial aid, veteran's education benefits, nutrition and childcare assistance, health coverage and more. Veterans should schedule an appointment by calling 614-230-0662 before March 24. They will receive an informational package to help them prepare for the filing process. Veterans will need to bring a photo ID, their DD-214 (or other evidence of military service) and their income tax records.

Lancaster Chorale, "Pure Entertainment...Music from Video, Film & Broadway!," 4 p.m. March 30, in the Fairfield Union High School auditorium, 6675 Cincinnati-Zanesville Road, Lancaster. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults and $20 for families. Tickets are available by calling the chorale office at 740-687-5855 or tickets@lancasterchorale.com.

Whitehall Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association Spaghetti Dinner, noon to 5 p.m. April 6, at the Whitehall Community Park Activity Building. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 10 and free for children ages 4 and under. Desserts and beverages are included. There also will be a 50/50 raffle and wine basket raffle.

Whitehall Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. April 12, at Bishop Park, 4920 Etna Road.

American Association of Retired Persons, free income tax services for senior citizens and low-income families, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through April 14, at the Whitehall Senior Center, 4294 Etna Road. The service, offered in partnership with the IRS, provides help with most ordinary tax returns. Volunteer tax preparers are trained and certified through the IRS's Tax Counseling for the Elderly program. For appointments, call the center at 614-328-2879.

Whitehall Parks and Recreation offers ongoing exercise classes at the Whitehall Activity Center, 402 N. Hamilton Road. Aerobics classes start at 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Yoga is offered at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Thursdays. Both drop-in classes cost $3 per visit. Call 614-863-0121.

Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, 34th Annual Convention "Hats Off To Painting," Aug. 11-16, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Columbus. As part of the event, the chapter will offer painting classes in a variety of skill levels and mediums A color catalog of classes, with registration information, is available at heartofohiotole.org. Registration for classes opens April 1. Other features of the convention include free demonstrations, a gift shop and an art show. Call 614-863-1785.

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.

Classes and workshops

Creating and Remembering, a writers group made up of individuals who enjoy journaling, writing poetry, engaging in creative writing, writing memories or accounts of local history, 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. The group is co-led by Helen Reed, who has journaled for many years and has published her own memories, and Rubee Moxley, who has written and published poetry as well as short stories. For more information, call the church office at 614-235-3451.

New Directions Career Center, Money for School: What Every Student Should Know About Financing Higher Education, 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. March 26, at the center, 199 E. Rich St. New Directions Career Center is sponsoring the seminar which is facilitated by a member of the Financial Planning Association of Central Ohio. Registration fee of $10 is payable at the door. To register, call 614-849-0028, ext. 100.

Health

Asian American Community Services, annual Asian Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26, at Bethel International United Methodist Church, 1220 Bethel Road. The event, designed to help the disadvantaged Asian population in central Ohio, will feature screenings for cholesterol, vision, hearing, blood pressure and asthma, among others. Informational booths on subjects such as Medicare, dental hygiene and driving safety will be set up. Other features include cooking demonstrations and T'ai Chi demonstrations. For more information, go to aacsohio.org.

Medicare Counseling, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Additional sessions are available from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Wednesday and the third Monday of each month. Enrollment options, prescription drug plans and their benefits, Medicare Advantage plans, financial assistance programs for people with limited incomes and long-term care insurance will be discussed. The free, confidential, one-on-one service is being offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Insurance's Senior Health Insurance Information Program. To make an appointment, call Anne at 614-795-0927.

Meetings

Whitehall Historical Society, 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at 400 N. Hamilton Road, in a blue all-steel Lustron home. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 206-309-8608, email whitehallhistsoc@aol.com or visit whitehallhistoricalsociety.weebly.com.

Book Club, 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month, October through May, at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.

QuECK (Quilting, Embroidery, Crocheting and Knitting), 9 a.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month, at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.

Wave of Color, a session of watercolor painting, 2 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.

Quilting Etc., 2 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.

Consumer and Family Advisory Council, 4:30 to 6 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the ADAMH Board of Franklin County, 447 E. Broad St. Call 614-222-3743.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Columbus Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Livingston United Methodist Church, 200 E. Livingston Ave. The program focuses on networking opportunities. For more information, contact Dean Curry at 614-635-0639 or dean@currysolutions.com.

Columbus Area Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 10 a.m. on the second Thursday (except August) at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St., Dublin. Coffee available at 9:30 a.m. EGA is a national nonprofit organization which fosters the art of embroidery. Guests are invited.

Support groups

Tea & Tears, a support group for family members of those facing a mental illness, meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Main Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus. This group meets in the third floor meeting room and is led by Rachelle Martin. Registration is not required to attend. For more information, call 614-501-6264(NAMI).

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, support groups for patients with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis as well as their family members, meeting in Reynoldsburg and Delaware. Visit ccfa.org/chapters/centralohio for times and dates or call 614-889-6060.

Caregiver Support Group, noon to 1 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m., each third Wednesday of the month at the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, 174 E. Long St. Topics covered include the hiring of in-home help, qualifying for homecare programs and dealing with the everyday stresses of caregiving. Free; free parking is available. Registration required; caregivers can contact the agency at 614-645-7250, 1-800-569-7277 or via email at coaaa@coaaa.org.

Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Pathway Clubhouse, 1203 E. Broad St. Meetings subject to change. Call Steve to confirm at 614-251-7820 or visit mhafc.org.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 11 a.m. Saturdays at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 Livingston Ave. Call Karl at 614-236-9979.

Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of Central Ohio, 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Jewish Family Services, 1070 College Ave. Open to those caring for someone with memory loss. Call Amanda Ripke at 614-271-1475.

Mothers of Multiples, for mothers and expectant mothers of twins, triplets and more, serving Pickerington, Reynoldsburg and east Columbus areas. Call Dee Gabe at 614-868-0497.

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.

Whitehall Building and Zoning Appeals Board tentatively sets hearings for 7 p.m. the second Monday at City Hall, 360 S. Yearling Road. Members meet only when cases are scheduled.

Whitehall Civil Service Commission meets at 5 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 390 S. Yearling Road.