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Events and programs

Olde Worthington Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October in downtown Worthington. More than 70 vendors participate, providing seasonal fruits and vegetables interspersed with flowers, plants and homemade foodstuffs. Parking is available behind the Worthington Inn and the Methodist church just one block south of the intersection of Routes 23 and 161. For more information call 614-285-5341.

Cozy Cat Cottage Adoption Center, wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser to benefit the center, 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at Cedar Brook Garden Center, 6058 Glick Road in Powell. The evening will include hors d'oeuvres, live music and a selection of wines. Guests may also choose to enjoy a psychic reading or massage. Advance tickets are $35 or $60 per couple and may be reserved by calling 614-325-4227 or emailing cccsilentauction2013@yahoo.com. Advance tickets sales end Sept. 1. Tickets at the door will be $40 or $70 per couple. For more information go to cozycatcottage. org.

St. Charles Preparatory School Alumni Golf Outing, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Riviera Country Club in Dublin. The scramble event begins with a shotgun start. An $80 entry fee covers the round of golf, a cart, prizes, refreshments and picnic dinner. Registration is open to singles and foursomes.To sign up or sponsor a hole email St. Charles alumni director Louis J. Fabro at lfabro@cdeducation.org.

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus, public forum "Reflections on the Non-Voter," 7:15 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. Bill Cohen, former Ohio Statehouse Bureau news chief, will be featured. The forum is free and open to the public. The forum will be preceded by a social hour at 6 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $27, with advance reservations required. For information and reservations, contact the League of Women Voters at 614-837-1089 or vote@lwvcols.org.



Alzheimer's Association Lecture, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 N. High St. Dr. Charles Dolph will present "Coping Strategies for Dealing with Stress." The cost of $5 includes lunch. CEU credit is available to social workers for a cost of $10. Attendees are encouraged to bring their loved ones living with memory loss to the respite program called "The Club." For more information call 800-272-3900.

Universal Low Vision Aids, demonstration of Dragon naturally speaking voice dictation and new low vision products, 8:30 a.m. Sept. 6, at 1350 W. Fifth Ave., 112. Free refreshments, door prizes and food from Five Guys will be available. For more information, call 614-224-6465.

Central Ohio CPR, babysitting course, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at 6260 Huntley Road. This course for teens and preteens who are caring for children covers CPR and first aid, among many other topics. Call 614-562-7297.



Women Today, Rah! Rah! Buckeye Day, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Buckeye Hall of Fame, 900 Goodale Blvd. Beth Howe, Ohio State University's director of women's basketball, will share information about the program. Lunch will be served at noon. Participants are asked to wear scarlet and gray. New members are invited to join this social and philanthropic organization. For reservations call Marge at 614-433-9903 or Barbara at 614-844-3946.

Columbus Woman's Club, luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 5 at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. James Cotton, former Ohio State University Buckeye, on behalf of the BUCK-ICON FOUNDATION, will be offering Buckeye fans the opportunity to purchase premier and exclusive Ohio State collectibles, accessories and memorabilia. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Columbus Woman's Club Philanthropic Fund supporting Creative Living, several Central Ohio Food Pantries, and various other charities. The public is invited to participate in the sale even if unable to attend the luncheon. Luncheon cost is $18. For reservations call Marjean Keller at 614-451-4344.

Six River Valley Chapter, Archaeological Society of Ohio, picnic, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Sycamore shelter house, Blendon Woods Metro Park, 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Westerville. Bring a dish to share and table service; the chapter will provide lemonade and coffee. Participants also are asked to bring something for a silent auction. There will be a charge of $3 per adult to help defray the cost of the shelter. Bob Converse will give a presentation on birdstones at 7 p.m.

Worthington Hills Garden Club, 11 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Worthington Hills Country Club, 920 Clubview Blvd. There will be a business meeting at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at noon and a program. Jared Hughes, Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse, will present "N.A.S.A Container Gardens for Your Home." Hughes will make two containers which will be raffled. Cost of the luncheon is $19. Advanced reservations are required and can be made by calling 614-288-4668. Guests are welcome.

Clintonville Woman's Club Evening Group, 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Clubhouse, 3951 N. High St. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a program on heart health. The speaker will be Jeff Davidson from Mended Hearts of Central Ohio. This event is open to the public. For reservations contact Joyce Willeke at 614-268-2860 or email her at jwilleke@aol.com.

Worthington Women's Club, meeting to start its program year, noon Sept. 24 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. David Cohen, author of Sorry Downtown Columbus is Closed, will speak. Books will be available for purchase. Visitors welcome.

Rotary Club of Dublin Worthington, noon Wednesdays at La Scala, 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Road.

Accountant Information Market, Worthington-Westerville chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 6152 Cleveland Ave. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call 614-478-8187.

AmSpirit Worthington, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 99 Worthington Mall. Contact Gina Winterstein at gina@panageanetworks.com.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Premier Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Tuesdays at the Northwoods 1 Building in Worthington. For information, contact Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912.


Support groups

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 9:30 a.m. on the first Friday of the month at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Chris Goodson at 614-459-0477 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time. Respite care available, call leader.

Alzheimer's Support Group, Adult Children, 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. Call Emily Jones at 614-499-3411 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.