Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, seminars, etc., for the coming week.

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Parent Information Seminar, 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Attorney Ellen Wristen will discuss children's learning problems. Learn about special education eligibility, evaluations and services. Free. Reservations required. Call (614) 235-3451


Hadassah, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Temple Beth Shalom, 5089 Johnstown Road. Tu B'Shvat Seder featuring dancing led by Mim Chenfeld. Mail $18 check to Hadassah, 2700 E. Main St., Suite 106, Columbus 43209. Call (614) 235-8111 or visit

Bexley Laughter Yoga Club, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St. Free. Wear casual clothes. The group meets the second Tuesday of the month.

Lifetree Café, 7-8 p.m. Thursdays in the Community Room at Cup O' Joe on Main Street. Lifetree is open to all who are interested in discussing current and relevant topics with a connection to God.

Queck, a fellowship group engaging in handicrafts, meets at 9 a.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Light breakfast followed by fellowship and crafting. Call (614) 235-3451.

Patriot Preparatory Academy Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the school, 4938 Beatrice Drive.

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

Berwick Civic Association, 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1555 S. James Road. Visit

Kiwanis Club of Berwick, noon Thursdays at Berwick Party House, 3250 Refugee Road. Buffet lunch is $9. Call David Barrett at 866-7309.

Bexley Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at Wing's Restaurant, 2801 E. Main St.

Rotary Club of Whitehall-Bexley, noon every Friday at the Columbus Country Club, 4831 E. Broad St.

Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Ohio Theatre. Rev. Charles Montgomery officiates. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit for meeting times and locations. To join, email

Bexley Club International Training in Communication, 5:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Driving Park Library, 1566 E. Livingston Ave. Call (614) 239-7410.

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

Western Square Dance Club, sponsored by Bucks and Does Singles, 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays at First Congregational Church, 444 E. Broad St. For more information, call 901-3994 or 837-6974.


Bexley Board of Education meets monthly in the Bexley High School Community Room, 328 S. Cassingham Road. For the meeting schedule, visit

Bexley City Council, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Call city hall at (614) 559-4200 for meeting location.

Bexley Mayor's Court, 9 a.m. every other Friday in council chambers at City Hall, 2242 E. Main St.

Support groups

Families In Touch, a support group for families and friends of adults affected by mental illness, 5:30-7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at Jewish Family Services, 1070 College Ave. The group is facilitated by a social worker. Visit and click on the Support Groups link.

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.

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

Adult Epilepsy Support Group, 6-8 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Riverside Hospital Conference Center, 500 Thomas Lane. Call (614) 315-0437.

Bipolar Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road. Call 895-1002.

Breast Cancer Support Group, led by a psychologist, social workers and registered nurses. The groups are ongoing; join any time. Call Mount Carmel St. Ann's at (614) 546-4180.

Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness, meets from 4-5 p.m. Saturday and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Road; and from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 470-0397.

Families Anonymous, for parents of those with substance abuse or behavioral problems, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 885-5199 or 875-8695.