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.

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.

Fishinger and Kenny Church of Christ, girls youth rally for grades 4-12, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 5, at 1130 Fishinger Road in Columbus. Sue Darby, executive director of the Downtown YMCA of Central Ohio, will present "Molding Girls of Integrity." Group sessions organized by grade levels will follow the lessons. A women's class also is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m. A registration form and the complete schedule also are available online at fandk.org/girls-youth-rally. There is no cost, but the church is collecting books for Cranbrook Elementary School, paper products for the Mid-Western Children's Home and dimes for school supplies in Honduras. For more information, call 614-451-4886.

Community Leaders Forum, How Uninsured People Can Gain Access to Healthcare, 12:45 p.m. Oct. 6, and 7 p.m. Nov. 6, at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, 93 W. Weisheimer Road in Clintonville. Those who are familiar with the procedures one should follow to gain healthcare access will be present. The programs are designed to help those who are worried about all basic forms of care, pre-exisiing conditions, difficulty in understanding healthcare language within policies, and/or who need financial help to acquire coverage. There is no fee. For more information, call the church at 614-267-4946.

Health

Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Equipped For Life Series for Men, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 8 and 15, at the association's office, 1100 Dennison Ave. This free class will focus on the nutrition, health and fitness concerns of men, with help from a nutritionist, fitness trainer and stress behavior consultant. The program will provide information and answers to questions about nutrition, meal planning, weight management, fitness and stress. Participants and attendees must be at least 18 years old. Registration is required, and can be completed by calling 614-884-4400. Healthy snacks will be provided at each session.

Meetings

Clintonville Woman's Club General Assembly, luncheon meeting, noon Sept. 27 at the club, 3951 N. High St. Following lunch, David Cohen, author of Sorry, Downtown Columbus is Closed, will give a presentation. For more information, call the club at 614-268-5525.

Worthington Music Club, opening of a new season of programs, 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Programs include solo and ensemble music presented by members. Musicians and music lovers are invited. For more information, call 614-354-2909.

Worthington Area Nurses Association, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1, at the Linworth United Methodist Church, 7070 Bent Tree Blvd. Kate Morris, will discuss "The Standard Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss." All area nurses and anyone interested in the topic are invited. For further information, call 614-885-3283.

Columbus Woman's Club, luncheon, noon Oct. 3 at the Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. Dr. ChrisAnne Gordon will speak on Trauma and Brain Injury. Cost is $19. Members can still request Buckeye memorabilia from BUCK-ICON if they missed the sale during last month's meeting. For reservations, call MarJean Keller at 614-451-4344.

Worthington Hills Garden Club, noon Oct. 9, at the Worthington Hills Country Club, 920 Clubview Blvd., Worthington. Registration begins at 11 a.m., with a business meeting set for 11:30 a.m. There will be a luncheon and program. Angelika Nelson, Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology at Ohio State University, will present "Changes in the Bird Community. Cost is $19. Advanced reservations are required and can be made by calling 614-288-4668. Guests are invited.

Columbus Home Economists in Home & Community, luncheon meeting, noon Oct. 10, at the Worthington Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 773 High St., Worthington. The program, "Creating Consumers: Home Economists in the 20th C.," will be presented by a panel of HEIB members who will compare their roles in the 1960s and 1970s with 21st century challenges and changes. Jo Ann Helmlinger will be the moderator. Reservations, due Oct. 5, can be made by calling either 614-457-5915 or 740-965-3889. Guests are welcome.

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

Northwest Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the MCL Cafeteria in Kingsdale Center. Call Joe Sonderman at 614-294-2328. For information, visit northwestkiwanis.com.

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 to verify meeting time.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 N. High St. Individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, panic, fatigue, depression or fear are welcome. Freewill offerings accepted. For more information, contact Paul at 614-895-6760 or info@LowSelfHelpSystems.org.

Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder support group and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 445 E. Granville Road, Buildings M and O, Worthington. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-293-9550 or visit thecenterforbalanced living.org.