Groveport Recreation Center, Dinner with Santa, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at 7370 Groveport Road. Activities for children include pictures with Santa, singing, dancing, holiday crafting and coloring. All children must be accompanied by an adult and everyone attending must be registered in advance. The cost is $6 per person, with registration due Nov. 27. For details call 614-836-1000.

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Events

Groveport Recreation Center, Dinner with Santa, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at 7370 Groveport Road. Activities for children include pictures with Santa, singing, dancing, holiday crafting and coloring. All children must be accompanied by an adult and everyone attending must be registered in advance. The cost is $6 per person, with registration due Nov. 27. For details call 614-836-1000.

Groveport Heritage Society, 7 p.m. Nov. 29 on the third floor of Groveport Town Hall, 648 Main St. Jeff Warner, communications officer for Groveport Madison Local Schools, will provide a virtual tour of the new high school that is being built on Hamilton Road. Members will be able to "walk through the halls" and see the plans.

Christmas in the Village, Canal Winchester's annual Christmas celebration, 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 2 and 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3 in the city's historic downtown. The Santa Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday followed by the tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. and activities such as games, hayrides, crafts and pet photos with Santa. On Saturday, the Santa Parade will start at 4:30 p.m. followed by the tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. and activities.

Craft sale and cookie walk, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at Gender Road Christian Church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. The event will include craft vendors, a cookie walk, homemade soups and sandwiches, a raffle and handmade candles. For more information, email busdriverpat@hotmail.com.

Simply Christmas in Lithopolis, 2 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Wagnalls Memorial Foundation, 150 E. Columbus St. Visitors may enter their pets to walk in the parade, which will begin at 2 p.m. Santa Claus will be available afterward for photographs. To register, visit oldecountrystorelithopolis.com.

Cookie Walk and Crafts, 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 3 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 134 N. Broad St., Lancaster, sponsored by FairHoPe Hospice & Palliative Care Inc. To donate goods, contact Twylia Summers at 740-475-0657 or email tsummers@fairhopehospice.org. Information is available at fairhopehospice.org or facebook.com/FairhopeHospice.

Classes andworkshops

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

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

Meetings

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 to attend. Visit rotarycanalwinchester.org.

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

Canal Winchester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10523, 7:30 to 9 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Frances Steube Community Center, 22 S. Trine St. 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 Bob Taylor, 614-837-5119.

Canal Winchester Gold Star Referral Club, 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Inn at Winchester Trails, 6401 Winchester Blvd. The group meets to exchange referrals and discuss business. Call Paul Workmaster at 614-397-0591 or visit GoldStarReferralClubs.com.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Canal Winchester Chapter, 8:15 a.m. Fridays at Pizza Cottage, 1000 Old Diley Road, Pickerington. Prospective members are invited to attend three complimentary meetings, encouraged to give a brief description of their businesses. Contact Brady Roenker at rroenker@orkin.com for information.

Bloom Carroll Kiwanis Club, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Shirky's Pizza Zone, 70 E. Canal St., Carroll, and the fourth Thursday of the month at the Red Door Pub, 44 E. Columbus St., Lithopolis. For information, call Joe Taylor at 614-519-8460 or email Bloomcarrollkiwanis@gmail.com.

Southeast 9-12 Project, 5 p.m. the second Wednesday and 7 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month. For information, call Mike Lyons at 614-561-4040, email info@ses912.com or visit ses912.com.

Boy Scout Troop 316, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Brice United Methodist Church, 3160 Brice Road. For information, call Tom McInnerney at 614-863-5221 or email tamcereng1989@yahoo.com.

Indians Touchdown Club, 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month in room 174 at Canal Winchester High School, 300 Washington St. Visit cwtouchdownclub.com for information.

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

Networking Luncheon, sponsored by the Canal Winchester Area Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Frances Steube Community Center, 22 S. Trine St. Reservations required. Cost is $15 for preregistration or $18 at the door.

Women Marines Association, Ohio-3 Florence Jelsma Fawley chapter, a veterans association specifically for women Marines, meets quarterly in the Columbus-Dayton area. For information, email oh3@womenmarines.org.

Support groups

Parent Support Group of Tyler's Light, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Peace United Methodist Church, 235 Diley Road, Pickerington, for parents who have a child struggling with addiction. For more information, go to tylerslight.com.

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

Emotions Anonymous, new chapter, 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road N., Pickerington. There are no dues or fees required. Emotions Anonymous offers a 12-step program to help people cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. 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 or visit www.picknaz.org.

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, 6:30 p.m. 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.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.

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 at Heritage Baptist Church, 470 Groveport Road. Visit the church's website at hbcministries.com 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. the first Tuesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 125 N. Eastwood Ave., 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.