Sunbury United Methodist Church, 26th annual Memorial Day Yard Sale, 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 27 at 100 W. Cherry St. This annual event, held in conjunction with the Memorial Day Flea Market, features furniture, tools, toys, household goods, antiques and more, all donated by church members.

Events and programs

Sunbury United Methodist Church, 26th annual Memorial Day Yard Sale, 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 27 at 100 W. Cherry St. This annual event, held in conjunction with the Memorial Day Flea Market, features furniture, tools, toys, household goods, antiques and more, all donated by church members. A homemade breakfast will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the dining room, followed by a homemade lunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. or until the food runs out. This year the church will sell 20-foot-wide "flea spots" on the church property. Interested vendors can contact the church office at 740-965-3813 to make a reservation or for more information.

Sunbury Farmers' Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 19 on Sunbury Square. In its ninth year, the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the market at which vendors sell home-grown plants and flowers, fruits and vegetables, snacks, pastries and hand-made crafts. A Family Fun & Safety Day will be Sept. 14, and "Sponsor Days" are on the third Saturday of each month. More information, including vendor registration, can be found on the chamber website,, or by calling 740-965-2860.

Delaware Artists Guild Spring Members Exhibit, through May 30 at the Arts Castle, 190 W. Winter St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and groups by appointment. For more information call 740-369-2787.

Willis High School, 65th reunion of the class of 1948, 2 p.m. June 8 picnic with class picture to be taken at 5 p.m. on the steps of Willis High School. Banquet follows at 5:30 p.m. at the Old Bag of Nails.

Sixth Annual Baguette Run, fundraiser for victims of domestic violence and their families, 8 a.m. June 22 at the Panera Bread Cafe on Route 95, Marion. All money raised during this event will be donated to Turning Point, supported by funding from the United Way and the Delaware/Morrow Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. Participants may enter the 5K run or walk the course, which will pass through the University Heights area south of Panera Bread. Entry fee for both the run and the walk is $25 by June 15, $30 after that date. Participants can enter online at or pick up registration forms at either Turning Point or Panera Cafe. The entry fee includes an event T-shirt, guaranteed to the first 100 entrants, post-race refreshments and a chance to win prizes. This is a chip-timed event with awards presented to the top over-all three men and women, as well as to the top three men and women finishers in 12 age groups. For more information contact Amy Cooperider at Turning Point, 740-382-8988 or

Delaware County 4-H Committee, third annual Fore for 4-H Golf Outing, June 23 at Bent Tree Golf Club in Sunbury. The event includes 18 holes of golf, complimentary snacks, goody bag, a silent auction and a Legacy Dinner. In addition, golfers will have the chance to win $25,000 via a Hole In One Contest. Proceeds benefit youth in Delaware County through scholarships, awards and educational materials.Players and sponsors may pick up registration information at the Ohio State University Extension Office, 149 N. Sandusky St.

Little Brown Jug Singles (and Couples) Square Dance, 7:30 to 10:15 p.m. on the third and fifth Fridays of each month from September through May at the Mingo Park Recreation Center, 500 E. Lincoln Ave. in Delaware.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and over with securing 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. weekdays.


Delaware County Retired Teachers Association, summer meeting, noon June 14 at Willow Brook Christian Village, 100 Willow Brook Way, Delaware. The program will feature Rick Helwig, a Civil War re-enactor. Spouses are invited. The cost for lunch is $11. For reservations, due June 9, call Daryl Bateman at 614-776-1339 or email

Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Pathway Church of God, 201 Pennsylvania Ave., Delaware. Videos, stories and discussions that help build relationships. Topics change weekly and focus on popular life issues. Free with no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information, email

Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Gold Star Referral Club, 7:30 a.m. Mondays at Sunbury Town Hall, 51 E. Cherry St. Business networking group meets every Monday except holidays. Bring business cards, coupons, pamphlets, etc. Visitors are invited. Call Hal Holland at 740-972-8293 or email

Delaware Toastmasters, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month in Moeller Hall 112 at Columbus State Community College's Delaware campus, 5100 Cornerstone Drive. For more information, visit

American Legion Col. Benson Hough Post 457 meets the fourth Thursday of the month, except November and December when meetings are on the second Thursday, at the post, 230 Otis St. Guests are invited. Call vice commander Scott Bloch at 614-806-6738 or email

American Legion Post 171, 7:30 p.m. and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the post, 393 E. College Ave. Guests are invited. Call Mike Etling at 614-891-9388 or Kim Mann (Auxiliary) at 614-266-2695.

Harlem Township Zoning Commission, 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 state Route 605 S.

Harlem Township Zoning Commission workshop meeting, 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 state Route 605 S.

The Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Towers Hall on the Otterbein University campus. All are invited. Call Jim Schultz at 614-794-1247 or visit

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 or email

Support groups

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, support groups for patients with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis as well as their family members, meeting in Delaware and Reynoldsburg. Call 614-889-6060.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Groups, 1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Asbury United Methodist Church, 55 W. Lincoln Ave. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Bernie Sanders at 740-363-1365 to verify. A second group meets at 10 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, 100 Delaware Crossing W. Call Heidi Reed at 740-201-5640.

Family Support Group, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at 325 S. Sandusky St., Suite 301. This group is for the families of those with a serious mental illness.

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weigh-in from 5:45 to 6:10 p.m. with meeting starting at 6:15 p.m. Mondays at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, 41 Hodges Road. Call Loretta Smiley at 740-965-3416.

Al-Anon, 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Central College Presbyterian Church, 975 Sunbury Road.