An American Red Cross blood drive will be held in memory of Connor Taylor from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at the Worthington Community Center, 345 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington.

The blood drive will celebrate what would have been Taylor's 24th birthday. Taylor, who died last September after a battle with colorectal cancer, was a graduate of Worthington Kilbourne High School and the Ohio State University.

Donors will receive a buy-one, get-one-free-entry coupon to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, a chance to win a weekly drawing for four tickets to Zoombezi Bay and a $5 gift card to Wendy's.

Roosters also will provide chicken wings.

For details, visit

Summer in the 614

slated June 3

The Worthington Parks and Recreation Department will host Summer in the 614, a community event featuring food and activities, from 4 to 8:30 p.m. June 3 at the Village Green at the corners of state Route 161 and High Street in Worthington.

Attractions include the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Columbus Clippers, Columbus Crew, Buckeye Mobile Tour and characters from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

The band lineup includes Theo's Loose Hinges, Doc Robinson and Buzzard Kings.

Admission is free.

For more information, visit or call 614-436-2743.

Assistance League

to hold garage sale

The Assistance League of Metro Columbus will hold a garage sale at 9 a.m. June 9 at 1345 Pepperell Drive, Columbus.

Donated items for sale will include new office supplies; such household items as glassware, dishes and decorations; holiday items; a Singer sewing machine; furniture; children's items; and yarn and knitting needles.

Funds raised will go to the chapter's philanthropic programs. Assistance League, a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization, is dedicated to helping restore hope to men, women and children who have suffered adversity.

Call 614-404-8709.