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Events and programs
"Land and Sky" exhibition, through October in the main lobby of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, 1125 College Ave. The exhibition will feature the work of painter Marty Kalb. An artist reception will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 11. Call 614-559-6233 or email email@example.com.
Wexner Heritage Village, Lawrence D. Schaffer Memorial Lecture: Preventing Financial Elder Abuse, 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the WHV Huntington Education Center, 1151 College Ave. David M. Kessler, an investigator with the Fairfield County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, will speak. The event is free and open to the public. For reservations contact Debbie Melser at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-559-0331.
The 16th annual Arthritis Foundation Wine & Dine, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St. Attendees can experience tastings from Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards and local eateries like The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro. The evening also will include a silent auction and live music by the Conspiracy Band. The VIP Tasting Room will be open from 5 to 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $100, and VIP tickets are $150. To purchase, visit arthritiswineanddine.org.
Assistance League of Metro Columbus, Fall Social, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at The Barn, 5451 Edwards Farm Road, Dublin. The fundraiser will feature a wine pull, dining gift card tree and raffles. Proceeds benefit the league's philanthropic programs. Tickets are $25. To purchase, call 614-404-8709 or 614-937-3240.
Ohio Eggfest, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at Jeffrey Park & Mansion, 165 N. Parkview Ave. For information go to theohioeggfest.com.
"Becoming Dr. Ruth," 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus, 1125 College Ave. Ruth Westheimer, better known as Dr. Ruth, will perform "Becoming Dr. Ruth," a play based on her life. After the performance, she will be available for a Q&A session and book signing. Tickets are $40 for center members and $45 for nonmembers; tickets are not included in season subscription packages. For more information, visit jccgalleryplayers.org.
Christ Child Society of Columbus, Red Wagon Fare Luncheon to benefit at-risk infants and children in the Columbus area, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Road, Columbus. The event will feature a luncheon, a shopping boutique of central Ohio vendors and a style show hosted by Saks Fifth Avenue. Tickets are $50. To purchase, visit christchildsociety.org.
Columbus Bonsai Society, 6 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St. Guest artist Andy Smith joins the club for a talk and workshop on Ponderosa pines. Guests welcome, refreshments served. For more information call Mark Passerrello at 614-634-3435.
Bexley Moms, a support group for mothers who live in the 43209 area code, seeks to include and connect mothers with one another and give them meaningful ways to engage in their communities while they care for their children. Activities include child-friendly activities, Moms Night Out and service projects that benefit local mothers and children. For more information, go to http://www.meetup.com/BexleyMoms/
Mothers of Preschoolers, 6:30 to 9 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Life Vineyard Church, 620 Alum Creek. The group offers fellowship and support for expectant mothers and mothers of young children. Childcare is provided for a fee of $2 per child.
Boy Scout Troop 166, 7:30 p.m. every Monday evening at Bexley United Methodist Church, 2657 E. Broad St. New and returning Scouts welcome. Monthly outings and active summer High Adventure program. For more information, visit Troop166.org.
Boy Scout Troop 603, 7 p.m. every Monday in the undercroft at St. Catharine Church, 500 S. Gould Road. Programming includes day outings, camping, wilderness survival, team building, leadership skills, community service and projects. Participants include students from St. Catharine, Bexley City Schools, Bishop Hartley High School, St. Charles Preparatory School and surrounding areas.
AmSpirit Business Connections-Columbus Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Livingston United Methodist Church, 200 E. Livingston Ave. The program focuses on networking opportunities. For more information, contact Dean Curry at 614-635-0639 or email@example.com.
Book Club, 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month, October through May, at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.
QuECK (Quilting, Embroidery, Crocheting and Knitting), 9 a.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month, at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.
Wave of Color, a session of watercolor painting, 2 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 E. Livingston Ave. Call 614-235-3451.
Quilting Etc., 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 614berwick.com.
The Bexley-Berwick Kiwanis Club, noon Thursdays at Berwick Party House, 3250 Refugee Road. Buffet lunch is $9. Call David Barrett at 614-866-7309.
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.
New Neighbors League of Greater Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, informal monthly coffees in members' homes and monthly book clubs for women who have moved to the Columbus Metro areas within one year of relocation. Visit newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consumer and Family Advisory Council, 4:30 to 6 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the ADAMH Board of Franklin County, 447 E. Broad St. Call 614-222-3743.
Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 11 a.m. Saturdays at Brookwood Presbyterian Church, 2685 Livingston Ave. Call Karl at 614-236-9979.
NAMI Connection, a peer support group for adults living with mental illness of any kind, noon to 1:30 p.m. the last Saturday of each month at Ohio State University East, Talbot Hall, 1492 E. Broad St. This group is free and meets for 90 minutes once a month. NAMI Connection offers a casual environment and the facilitators are individuals who are in recovery themselves. No registration or enrollment is required. For more information call NAMI Franklin County at 614-501-6264.
Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Pathway Clubhouse, 1203 E. Broad St. Meetings subject to change. Call Steve to confirm at 614-468-1967 or visit mhafc.org.
Caregiver Support Group, noon to 1 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m., each third Wednesday of the month at the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, 3776 S. High St. Topics covered include the hiring of in-home help, qualifying for homecare programs and dealing with the everyday stresses of caregiving. Free and free parking is available. Registration is necessary; caregivers can contact the agency at 614-645-7250, 1-800-569-7277 or via email at email@example.com.
Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 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.
Adult Epilepsy Support Group, 6:15 to 8 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Riverside Health Center, 500 Thomas Lane. Call 614-315-0437.
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.
Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness, meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Road; and from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-470-0397.
The Bexley Board of Education meets monthly in the Bexley High School Community Room, 328 S. Cassingham Road. For the meeting schedule, visitbexleyschools.org/domain/72.
Bexley City Council, 6 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 Thursday in council chambers at City Hall, 2242 E. Main St.