Delaware County Habitat for Humanity, orientation session for new volunteers, 6 p.m. June 16 at the Habitat office, 305 Curtis St., Delaware. This meeting will provide an overview of Habitat and how volunteers can get involved. To register, visit the website at For more information call Linda Warren at 740-363-9950, ext. 222.

Events and programs

Powell Chamber of Commerce Farm Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 24 at 240 N. Liberty, in Powell. The event is held rain or shine.

Central Ohio Transition Network, third annual Celebration of Age event, "Stylin' with Wine & Chocolate," 7 to 9 p.m. June 15 at Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center. TTN members who volunteered for various makeovers will show off their new look. The volunteers' stylists will share tips for clothes, jewelry and makeup for women over 50. Complimentary wine and chocolate will be available. Tickets can be purchased for raffle prizes, including style and makeover items. Register at Cost is $25 for members, $35 nonmembers. For more information visit

Delaware County Habitat for Humanity, orientation session for new volunteers, 6 p.m. June 16 at the Habitat office, 305 Curtis St., Delaware. This meeting will provide an overview of Habitat and how volunteers can get involved. To register, visit the website at For more information call Linda Warren at 740-363-9950, ext. 222.

Secretary of State Jon Husted, regional office hours, 1 to 3 p.m. June 16 at the Delaware County Main Library, 84 E. Winter St., Delaware. Regional liaisons for the office will meet with Licking County residents, make voter registration forms and election information available, answer questions and distribute materials to those interested in learning more about functions such as the business services division and initiatives including the Ohio Business Profile and Military Ready-to-Vote program.

Great Amazing Race, a 1M-5K adventure race supporting pediatric cancer, 5 p.m. June 20 at Highbanks Metro Park, 9466 Columbus Pike. This is a family-friendly obstacle race for teams of two, children in grades K-12 and adults, modeled after the television show. For registration information go

Schoedinger Pet Services, Pets Are People, Too event, 1 to 4 p.m. June 28 at the Schoedinger Worthington chapel, 6699 N. High St., Worthington. This free event includes a pet blessing service, pet photography, face painting for children, Reiki demonstrations, a memorial craft and representatives of pet rescues and organizations that provide products and services to support pet ownership. Capital Area Humane Society's MARV van will be on hand with pets to adopt, and Pitabilities will offer snacks.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program helps unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over secure 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.


Central Ohio American Red Cross, blood donation, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13, noon to 6 p.m. June 15, 2 to 7 p.m. June 16 and 1 to 7 p.m. June 18 at the Polaris Donor Center, 1327 Cameron Ave. For appointments call 1-800-733-2767.

SilverSneakers FLEX Strength and Balance, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Feridean Commons, 6885 Freeman Road, Westerville. These classes are free for SilverSneakers members, $5 per class for non-members. For more information, call 614-271-7230.

Adult walk-in clinic, 7:30 to 9 a.m. weekdays at the Delaware General Health District clinic, 3 W. Winter St. Free and low-cost health screenings and immunizations. Clients seeking cholesterol checks are asked to phone the clinic at least a day ahead; the number is 740-203-2040.

Council for Older Adults, free New to Medicare class for individuals who are turning 65 years old and plan to enroll in Medicare, 10 a.m. to noon, the second Wednesday of each month, and 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Center for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road in Delaware. Delaware County residents will learn about traditional Medicare Parts A & B benefits as well as how to cover the gaps. For more information, call 740-363-6677.


Powell Area Garden Club, 7 p.m. June 18 in the Community Room of the Orange Branch of the Delaware County Library, 7171 Gooding Blvd., Delaware. Naturalist Dick Moseley will present a program is on the 40-plus native Ohio orchid species. The program is free and open to public. To reserve a seat or for information about the club, call 740-549-2229.

Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Weekly videos, stories and discussions that help build relationships. Topics change weekly and focus on popular life issues. Free; no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information visit

Olentangy Area Senior Citizens, 11:45 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Orange Township Hall, 1680 E. Orange Road. Each meeting features a potluck or catered luncheon, a business meeting and entertainment. Blood pressure checks are available from 10 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the meeting. Membership dues are $15 annually. For more information call 614-204-5289.

Creative Hands Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild, 9:30 a.m. to noon on the second Tuesday at Trillium Place, 3500 Trillium Crossing (Independent Activity Room). The guild's purpose is educational and cultural development through participation in and encouragement of interest in the art of needlepoint. Stitchers of all levels are welcome. For information contact Pat at 614-885-0856 or

Olentangy Rotary Club, Thursday for Breakfast meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursdays at Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center, 10561 Sawmill Parkway, Powell. For information, call Steve Ussery at 614-764-8993.

AmSpirit Business Connections Scioto Chapter, networking meeting, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Tuesdays at Scrambler Marie's, 3980 Presidential Parkway, Powell. This group of business professionals provides one another with quality business referrals and helps participants grow their business. For more information call Dan Miller at 614-557-9276.

Accountant Information Market, Dublin-Powell Chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 3890 Presidential Parkway. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call 614-478-8187.

Delaware County Veterans Service Commission, 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month at the Wolf Building, 149 N. Sandusky St., Delaware. For more information call 740-833-2010.

Self Advocates of Delaware County Board, 6 to 7 p.m. first Wednesday of the month in the Community Room at the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center. For more information email Mindy Garverick at

Ohio Aktion Club, a service organization for adults with disabilities in Ohio, in relationship to the Kiwanis Club of Delaware, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Alpha Group, 1000 Alpha Drive, Delaware. For more information contact Jim Cornett at

People First of Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 6 to 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month (except for May) at Creative Foundations, 57 N. Sandusky St. For more information contact Tiffany Bowen at

Buckeye Bop Club, swing dance club, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at the Emerald City Ballroom, 2809 Festival Lane, Dublin. Lessons are offered from 7 to 8 p.m., with dancing to follow. Partners are not necessary; beginners are welcome. Membership is $25 per year; cover charges are $8 for guests, $5 for members. For more information go to

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon the first and third Mondays of every month at Azteca Mexican Grill, 5925 Sawmill Road. Visitors are welcome; visit Members focus on improving public speaking skills.

AmSpirit Business Connections, Powell Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Shamrock Golf Club, 4436 Powell Road. For information, contact Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912 or For general information, visit

Kiwanis Club of Powell, 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Lynn Hanna at 614-885-7309 or Don Grubbs at 614-804-8916.

Lewis Center-Polaris Rotary, 7:45 to 9 a.m. every Friday for breakfast, at the North Pointe Conference Center (Nationwide facility) at the corner of state Route 750 and U.S. 23. Call Mark Robertson at 740-548-4739.

Powell Sertoma Club, noon Wednesdays at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Dave Betz at 614-202-0235.

Delaware County Home Economists, open to the county's practicing and retired home economics or family consumer sciences professionals, meets monthly, September through May. Membership dues are $10. To apply or for program information, call President Dee Allenspach at 614-436-9358.

Support groups

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Concord Counseling, 706 Brooksedge Road, Westerville. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Teresa Lembach at 614-882-9338 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time. An additional group meets at 10 a.m. Thursday at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing W. For information call Heidi Reed at 740-201-5640.

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Delaware and Morrow Counties, Connection Recovery Support Group for adults with mental illness, 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Annie's Outreach/Safe Harbor, 325 S. Sandusky St., Suite 305, Delaware. This support group is facilitated by trained volunteers who also have a mental illness. The Connection Recovery Support Group offers encouragement through shared experiences. Free; no registration necessary. For more information call 740-815-1767 or visit

Survivors of Suicide Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Dublin Counseling Center, 299 Cramer Creek Court. This free support group, for adults who are struggling to manage life in the aftermath of a loved one's suicide, focuses on symptoms of grief and coping strategies. For more information call 614-889-5722.

Men and Grief, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month, at Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive. This group confronts the distinct issues men face in grieving, discussing strategies and tactics for coping and progressing. The group is sponsored by OhioHealth as part of its Community Bereavement Services Program. To register or for more information, call 614-566-5377.

Diabetes Support Group, sponsored by Mount Carmel/St. Ann's Hospital, 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except holidays) at the hospital, 500 Cleveland Ave., Westerville. Participants will receive information on diabetes and diabetes self-care activities. Those diagnosed with diabetes and their family members and friends are invited. Free. For more information, call Suzanne at 614-865-7254. Meetings are subject to change.

MOMS Club of Powell-Northwest, a nonprofit daytime support group for stay-at-home moms, is open to those who live in Powell south of Home Road, east of Riverside Drive, north of Powell Road and west of Liberty Road. The chapter offers monthly meetings with childcare, playgroups, weekly activities, parties and a monthly Moms Night Out. For information, email

MOMS Club of Powell NE, a national nonprofit organization for stay-at-home moms, offers monthly meetings with child care, daily activities at low or zero cost, play groups and holiday parties. Contact Valerie at 614-985-3026 or email

MOMS Club of Lewis Center South Chapter, a nonprofit support group for stay-at-home moms, is seeking new members who live south of Orange Road, west of Sunbury Road, north of Lazelle Road, east of Route 23 in Lewis Center and Westerville. Weekly activities are offered for mothers and their children as well as a monthly Moms Night Out. All meetings are held during the day; mothers may bring children. Contact Misty at or visit

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

Delaware Area Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Delaware Township Hall, 2590 Liberty Road. Call Al or Barb Ulrich at 740-363-3841.

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.