Gender Road Christian Church, annual indoor yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9 at the church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. The church is also planning a plant and flower sale for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7 and 8 as well as 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9.


Tuesdays@One, a free arts and education program, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays at the Town Hall, 648 Main St., Groveport. Programs are geared toward adults, with several also being "kid-friendly." Upcoming programs include: April 21, Cute Hoot Pencil Holder; and April 28, Terrarium in a Jar. Supplies are provided for these programs. Advance registration is required; call 614-836-3333.

Deaf World Against Violence Everywhere, Shenani-Games event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 at Wolfe Park in Bexley. Four-person teams will compete in feats of skill, strategy and silliness. Food trucks from Tortilla and Skyward Grille will be on hand. Cost is $30 per team member, $120 per team. This donation is tax deductible and will help raise awareness and provide financial support for Ohio victims of sexual violence. To register go to For more information, email or call 614-678-5476.

Gender Road Christian Church, annual indoor yard sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9 at the church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. The church is also planning a plant and flower sale for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7 and 8 as well as 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9.

MoveMMORE 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk, 8:30 a.m. June 6 at Wolfe Park, 105 Park Drive, Columbus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Fees are $30 for adults and children 11 and up and $10 for children 10 and under. Chip timing is available for an additional $1.50. Food and music will be included. For information go to


Line Dancing Classes, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Town Hall, 648 Main St. in Groveport. This free program is open to all skill levels and ages, with no registration required. Please wear shoes with leather soles or socks.

Project Welcome Home Troops Power Breath Meditation Workshop, April 30 - May 4, at the All Life Center for Integrative Being in Delaware. This free workshop is open to all Columbus-area military veterans, and service members. Sessions will be from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. weeknights and 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The workshop is an interactive mind-body resilience building program for veterans and service members; offering practical breath-based tools that decrease the stress, anxiety and sleep problems that many veterans and service members experience. The cornerstone of the workshop is the Power Breath Meditation practice, a set of specific rhythmic breathing patternswhich release trauma from the body and mind. The practice of this technique brings deep mental and physical relaxation which has been shown to reduce symptoms of anxiety, anger, sleeplessness and depression. The workshop builds a framework for resilience and empowerment, and develops self-awareness, connectedness and community as well as a positive outlook. To register, contact Leslye Moore at or 208-409-7806. Visit for more program information.

The Art of Movement Foundations, classes combining East and West intuitive dance practices to relieve stress, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St. Cost is $4-$5 per class, with value cards available for purchase for $20-$25. The sixth class is free. Participation is open to ages 16 and older, with no registration required.


American Red Cross, blood donations, 1 to 7 p.m. April 21 at Church of Our Lady, 5225 Refugee Road. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767.

Medicare Counseling, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Ave. Additional sessions are available from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Wednesday and the third Monday of each month. Enrollment options, prescription drug plans and their benefits, Medicare Advantage plans, financial assistance programs for people with limited incomes and long-term care insurance will be discussed. The free, confidential, one-on-one service is offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Insurance's Senior Health Insurance Information Program. To make an appointment contact Monica at 614-559-5502 or


Violet Township Women's League, meeting, 7:15 p.m. April 28 at the American Legion Hall, 7725 Refugee Road, Pickerington. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. There will be a presentation on Good Neighbors of Central Ohio, a charity for the homeless, and the club's 2015 scholarship winners will be introduced. Participants are asked to bring new or gently used clothing for toddlers to 5-year-olds for Family Services in Lancaster. Membership is open to women living in Violet Township, Pickerington and surrounding communities. For more information go to or call Bonnie Evans, membership chairwoman, at 614-864-5356.

Canal Winchester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10523, 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Community-Senior Center, 22 S. Trine St., Canal Winchester. Membership is open to any military combat veteran, regardless of race, rank, gender, etc. This is a non-drinking post. For more information call Rick Williams at 614-735-0983 or Sam Armstead, 614-837-1513.

Canal Winchester Gold Star Referrals, 8:30 a.m. Thursdays at O'Charley's, 6224 Gender Road. The group meets to exchange referrals and discuss business. Call Paul Workmaster at 614-397-0591 or visit

AmSpirit Business Connections--Canal Winchester Chapter, 8:15 a.m. Fridays at Pizza Cottage, 1000 Old Diley Road, Pickerington. The chapter is interested in identifying business owners and sales professionals who wish to benefit from qualified referrals. Prospective members are invited to attend three complimentary meetings, encouraged to bring business cards and to give a brief description of their businesses. For more information, contact Brady Roenker at

Bloom Carroll Kiwanis Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Greenfield Township Fire Department Community Room, 3245 Havensport Road, Carroll, and the fourth Thursday of the month in the Stevenson meeting room at Wagnalls Memorial, 150 E. Columbus St., Lithopolis. Service-minded individuals are invited to join. Call Joe Taylor at 614-519-8460 or email

The Southeast 9-12 Project, 5 p.m. the second Wednesday and 7 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month. Meeting location varies. For information, call Mike Lyons at 614-561-4040, email

Canal Winchester Rotary Club, noon to 1 p.m. every Thursday at Shade on the Canal Restaurant, 19 S. High St. Individuals interested in learning more about Rotary are invited. Visit

Boy Scouts Troop 316, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Brice United Methodist Church, 3160 Brice Road. Pack is seeking new members. For information or questions, call Tom McInnerney at 614-863-5221 or email

Indians Touchdown Club, 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month in the Canal Winchester High School, Room 174, at 300 Washington St. For more information, visit

Violet Grange 1949, 2 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Violet Township Office, 12970 Rustic Drive, Pickerington.

Destination: Canal Winchester networking group, 8 a.m. the third Friday of the month at Harvest Moon Coffee House, 7 N. High St. Visit

Networking Luncheon, sponsored by the Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Canal Winchester Senior Center, 22 S. Trine St. Reservations required. Cost is $12.

Support groups

Parent Support Group of Tyler's Light, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tobin Center, 8233 Howe Industrial Parkway, Canal Winchester. This group is for parents who have a child or children struggling with addiction. For more information go to

12-STEP Life Recovery Bible Study, 7:30 p.m. Sundays at Gender Road Christian Church, 5336 Gender Road. Open to those coping with substance abuse and overeating, as well as their friends and family members.

TOPS Weight Loss Support Group, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St. For more information call 614-836-3333.

Emotions Anonymous, meeting of a new chapter, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N., Pickerington. No dues or fees are required. Emotions Anonymous offers a 12-step program to help people cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. EA is not affiliated with any other organization.Members attend for various reasons, among them depression, anxiety, relationship problems and other emotional difficulties. For more information call Paul at 614-562-5300.

GriefShare, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Pickerington Church of the Nazarene, 11775 Pickerington Road NW, Pickerington. Griefshare is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. For more information call 614-837-8824.

AA, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Peace Christian Center, 88 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester. For information, call 614-837-6689.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Winchester Place, 36 Lehman Drive. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Michele Ross at 614-834-2273 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.

Grief Support Group, meets for lunch at noon the first Wednesday of the month at the Fairfield County District Library, 219 N. Broad St., Lancaster. Sponsored by Fairhope Hospice. Call 740-654-7077.

Reformers Unanimous International Addiction Abstinence, a faith-based program, 7 p.m. Fridays, Heritage Baptist Church, 470 Groveport Road. Visit the church's website at or call 614-837-6772.

FairHope Hospice & Palliative Care Inc. PALS Night, a free monthly grief support group for children and teens, 5 to 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 125 N. Eastwood Ave. in Lancaster. Open to those dealing with the loss of a parent, caregiver or sibling. Monthly activities include pet therapy, art activities, locomotor and song and music therapy. For more information, call 740-475-0699 or 800-994-7077.


Canal Winchester Village Council, 7 p.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at Town Hall, 10 N. High St.

Planning and zoning commission, 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Town Hall.

Old Town committee meetings, 5:45 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Finance committee meetings, 5:45 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Safety committee meetings, 9 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Town Hall.

Service committee meetings, 5:45 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Landmarks commission, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Town Hall.

Madison Township Board of Trustees, 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Community Center, 4575 Madison Lane, Groveport.