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Events and programs

Auditions for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 4 to 7 p.m. May 15 and 7 to 9 p.m. May 16 at First Baptist Church, 101 N. Franklin St., Delaware. Participants should prepare a musical selection, bring sheet music and dress in appropriate dance clothing. For adults and ages 10 and older. For more information, call 740-302-8587.

Ecumenical Community Choir Concert, 7 p.m. May 15 in the Faith and Family Center at St. John Neumann Church, 9633 state Route 37 E, Sunbury. Choirs from several area churches will participate. Fellowship and refreshments will be available after the concert. Freewill offerings accepted. Co-sponsored by St. John Neumann Choirs and Faith Filled Women.

Delaware County Habitat for Humanity orientation session, 6 p.m. May 17 at the Habitat for Humanity office, 305 Curtis St., Delaware. This is a brief informative meeting with an overview of Habitat and the ways volunteers can get involved. To register, visit Call 740-363-9950, ext. 222.

Ten40 Acappella performance, 7 p.m. May 17 at First Presbyterian Church, 73 W. Winter St., Delaware. The all-male group from Bowling Green State University has received honors in many levels of competition. Free. Call 740-369-3254.

Delaware County Historical Society volunteer fair, 7 to 9 p.m. May 19 at the Barn at Stratford, 2690 Stratford Road, Delaware. Volunteer coordinators, project managers and committee leaders will be on hand to discuss volunteering opportunities the society has to offer. Email or call 740-369-3831.

Taking Tea with Mr. Lincoln, 10 a.m. to noon June 4 at Hanby House, 160 W. Main St., Westerville. Guests will enjoy a Victorian tea in the company of Abraham Lincoln as portrayed by Robert Brugler of Visit With Abe. A tour of Hanby House will be held afterward. Cost is $20 per person, $18 for members of Ohio History Connection. For tickets, call 800-600-6843 or email

Delaware County Touch-a-Truck events, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11 at the Delaware County Emergency Medical Services Station 8, 6457 Marysville Road, Ostrander and July 30 at the Berlin Township Fire Station, 2708 Lackey Old State Road, Delaware. Attendees at the event, co-sponsored by the Moms Offering Moms Support Club of Delaware, may see and touch emergency vehicles, including ambulances, fire trucks, helicopters and police cars. Call 740-833-2190 or email

Book signing, 2 to 4 p.m. June 18 at Destination Discount Books, 1185 U.S. Highway 23 N, Delaware. Local authors Amy Loring and Lori Smith will sign copies of the new books in the "What Do I Want to Be When I Grow Up?" series, with occupations starting with the letters C and D. For more information, call 740-362-7711 or visit

Delaware Community Concert Band, rehearsals, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Dempsey Middle School, 599 Pennsylvania Ave. There are no auditions. For information, call Linda Lewis at 614-205-2053, or email director Anne Brandyberry at Annebrandyberry@

Delaware County Genealogical Society, free research assistance from 10 to 11:45 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays in the Local History/Genealogy Room at the Delaware County District Library. Those who are new to genealogy or have questions can receive help in their research. Email genie@delaware or call 740-369-4375.


Childhood immunization clinics, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. May 19 and 26, and 4 to 6:30 p.m. May 31 at the Delaware General Health District's offices, 3 W. Winter St.; For more information, call 740-368-1700.

In Your Neighborhood clinics by the Delaware General Health District, 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 16 at the Georgetown Village Square Retirement Center, 100 Georgetown Drive, Delaware; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 25 at SourcePoint, 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware; and noon to 1:30 p.m. May 26 at Ostrander Senior Citizens in Scioto Township Hall, 3737 Ostrander Road. For more information, call 740-368-1700.

New to Medicare, free for Delaware County residents who want to learn more about their Medicare options, 10 a.m. to noon typically on the first Saturday and the second Wednesday of each month, and 6 to 8 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at SourcePoint, 800 Cheshire Road in Delaware. Medicare mini-workshops also are available to help residents complete a plan comparison, as well as learn more about supplements. Register for the class at For more information, call 740-203-2382.

Classes and workshops

Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scams, 6:30 p.m. May 23 at SourcePoint, 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware. Tony LaNasa and Bob Evans of HWCo. will present. Attendance is free. To register, call 740-203-2420, email or visit

College planning workshop, 6:30 p.m. June 7 at the Orange branch of the Delaware County District Library, 7171 Gooding Blvd, Delaware. Midwest College Planning will show parents of college-bound students how to manage the financial aid process. Free. For more information or to register, visit


Westerville Quilt Guild, 7 p.m. May 24 at the American Legion Hall Young-Budd Post 171, 393 E. College Ave., Westerville. Several experienced quilters will host a session for frequently asked quilting questions. A social time will be held before the meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Amspirit Powell Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Scrambler Marie's, 3980 Presidential Parkway, Powell. For more information, visit

Knit Wits, 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury. Participants may bring knitting or crocheting projects to work on in a group setting. For more information, call 740-965-3901 or visit

Tuesday evening knitters, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury. Participants may bring knitting or crocheting projects to work on in a group setting. For more information, call 740-965-3901 or visit

Northwest Neighborhood Association, meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Andrews House, 39 W. Winter St. The NNA is a nonprofit community association committed to preserving the quality of life in Delaware's historic northwest neighborhood. Proceeds go to neighborhood improvement and community programs. The Northwest Neighborhood is bound by West William Street to the south, the Olentangy River to the east, Pennsylvania Avenue to the north, and Euclid Avenue to the west.

Raymond B. Austin American Legion Post 115, meetings at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at 485 Park Ave. in Delaware. For more information, call 740-417-3586.

Olentangy Area Senior Citizens, 11:45 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at 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.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:45 p.m. Thursdays at Zion United Church of Christ, 51 W. Central Ave, Delaware. The program starts with weigh-in; meeting follows at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Georgeanna Mills at 740-881-4497.

Delaware County Veterans Service Commission, 5:30 p.m. 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. the 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. the second Wednesday of the month at the Alpha Group, 1000 Alpha Drive, Delaware. For more information, email Jim Cornett at jimcornett@

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

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. For more information, call adjutant Gene Fuller at 740-965-2111 or email officers@

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

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.

Columbus Area Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 10 a.m. the second Thursday (except August) at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St., Dublin. Coffee available at 9:30 a.m. EGA is a national nonprofit organization that fosters the art of embroidery. Guests are invited. For more information, visit columbusareaega or Columbus Area Chapter EGA on Facebook.

Shipwrights of Central Ohio, a group for ship modelers, 9 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of each month, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. For more information, visit

The Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at 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 Martha Hall at 740-666-7049.

Support groups

Addiction support group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 W. Cherry St. The group is facilitated by Beverly Endslow, a certified addiction counselor, and will help those struggling with all addictions, including drug, alcohol, gambling, shopping, hoarding and food. For more information, call 843-338-1471.

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. There is no fee or registration to attend. For more information, call 740-815-1767 or visit

Tea & Tears-Westerville, a support group for family members of those facing a mental illness, meets from 1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at Church of the Messiah, Meeting House, 51 N. State St., Westerville. This group is led by Ron and Lori Richardson. Registration is not required to attend. For more information call 614-501-6264.

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. Visit for times and dates or call 614-889-6060.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Groups, 1 p.m. 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. 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 Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Delaware Township Hall, 2590 Liberty Road. Call 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.