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Events and programs
Out of This World Ice Skating party, 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 18 at OhioHealth Chiller Dublin, 7001 Dublin Park Drive. The first 75 children to arrive will receive a free ticket voucher to see Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present "Out Of This World" at the Schottenstein Center from Oct. 14 to 16. For more information, call 614-764-1000.
Sawmill Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 3 at the Sawmill Wetlands State Wildlife Education Area, 2674 Sawmill Place Blvd., Columbus. A naturalist from the Ohio Wildlife Center's education department will teach about hawks. The area also has a butterfly nursery where attendees can see them being raised. Wild Birds Unlimited will lead birding tours on the boardwalk. Representatives from Ohio History Connection and Worthington Libraries will offer information on programs and services. Hosted by the Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands. Admission is free. For more information, visit the Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands Facebook page, bit.ly/22poIc7, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Max & Erma's Fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 14 at Max & Erma's Restaurants locations in German Village, Hilliard, Dublin, Westerville, Gahanna, Reynoldsburg and Pickerington. Anyone who presents the flier found online will donate 20 percent of the proceeds from their food sale to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus. For more information or to download the flier, visit bit.ly/2bpr4CI.
Free classical concert, 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Highlands Presbyterian Church, 6909 Smoky Row Road, Columbus. The program will include works for solo instruments and chamber ensembles composed by Michael Rene Torres, of Columbus. Part of the Second Sunday Concert Series. For more information, visit highlands-presbyterian.org.
Irish Dance Association of Columbus open house, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance, 4348 Tuller Road, Dublin. A free trial class will be offered from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.; no registration is required. Participants should be 4 years or older. For more information, visit richenstimm.com.
"I Do Declare: A Southern Murder Mystery," 6 p.m. Sept. 9 and 23 at The Morgan House, 5300 Glick Road, Dublin. The event includes a two-hour show and three-course meal. A production of Project Murder Mystery. For more information, visit projectmurdermystery.com.
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.
Wine and beer tasting fundraiser, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive. The evening will feature an array of red and white wines, craft beers and small plate tastings in support of the DAC's arts and arts education programs. Tickets are $75 per person; additional ticket options are available for groups. For more information or to purchase, visit bit.ly/1WZYjPw.
Masayuki Miyajima: "Black, White, Grey," Nov. 17 through Dec. 15 at the Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive. Japanese ceramicist Masayuki Miyajima will close the DAC's 2016 Visual Arts Series with a solo exhibition of functional Japanese ceramic artwork. A free public reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17. For more information, call 614-889-7444 or visit dublinarts.org.
"Bread," a festival of arts and community, noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 15 in historic Dublin along High Street south of Bridge Street. "Bread," which stands for bake, reconnect, educate, artmaking and diversity, is meant to reconnect the community through the making and breaking of traditional breads from the many cultures represented in Dublin. Bread sculptor Ciril Hitz will create works on-site. For more information, visit dublinarts.org.
"Confluence" Riverbox art exhibition, Sept. 20 through Nov. 4 at the Dublin Arts Council gallery, 7125 Riverside Drive. Each of the artists represented in the exhibition has created a unique Riverbox hidden in the Dublin community and will contribute artwork created in the media in which they traditionally work, including jewelry, ceramic sculpture, tile, mosaic, light sculpture and fiber. A free public reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20. For more information, visit dublinarts.org.
Dublin Pet Fair, noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Coffman Park Pavilion, 5200 Emerald Parkway, Dublin. Rascal Animal Hospital will provide microchips for $25. Pet-related vendors will showcase their products and services, and a raffle and bake sale benefiting rescue groups will be held. For more information, call 614-792-5903 or email email@example.com.
Amspirit Powell Chapter meeting, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Scrambler Marie's, 3980 Presidential Parkway, Powell. For more information, visit amspiritpowell.com.
Speak Up for Children Breakfast, 7:15 to 9 a.m. Sept. 23 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, 50 N. Third St. Sponsored by the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Franklin County. The breakfast helps raise awareness and funds for CASA, which advocates for abused and neglected children in Franklin County. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit casacolumbus.org.
AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and older 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. Monday through Friday.
Classes and workshops
"Social Security 101" workshop, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Dublin branch of the BMI Federal Credit Union, 6165 Emerald Parkway. The free workshop will include information about retirement benefits and eligibility and how to get the most from benefits. Presented by the Social Security Administration. To register, visit bmifcu.org/calendar or call 614-707-4000.
College planning workshop, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. Midwest College Planning will show parents of college-bound students how to manage the financial aid process. Hosted by Midwest College Planning. Free. For more information or to register, visit midwestcollegeplanning.com.
"Parenting the Early Years: 10 Traits Your Children Will Remember You By," 4 to 5 p.m. Sundays at St. Andrew Christian Church, 1985 Swansford Drive, Dublin. A free parenting class and discussion group. Child care provided. For more information or to register, call 937-218-9419.
Women's Institute for Financial Education, non-profit divorce workshop "What Every Woman Needs to Know About Divorce," 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of every month except December, at 5025 Arlington Centre Blvd., Columbus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The sessions will be led by a marriage and family therapist, a financial adviser and a family law attorney. Topics include the emotional, financial and legal aspects of divorce, geared toward women who are contemplating a divorce or in the midst of a divorce. There is no cost to attend, but registration is recommended as workshops fill up quickly. To register go to secondsaturdaycolumbus.com. For more information contact Kitty Hedges at 614-545-4015 email@example.com.
Dublin Community Recreation Center line dancing class for beginners, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sundays, 5600 Post Road. This class will introduce people of all ages to modern social line dancing, with no line dance experience necessary. Cost is $3 per class. This class is being offered in addition to a Beginner/Improver class from 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays and a more advanced class at 2 p.m. Sundays. Music for this class is not limited to country alone. For more information send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dublin Girl Scout information meeting, 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 1 at Grizzell Middle School, 8705 Avery Road, Dublin; and 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at Davis Middle School, 2400 Sutter Parkway, Dublin. Meetings will be held in the commons of each school. Girl Scouts is open to girls in grades K-12. For more information, visit girlscoutsofdublin.com.
Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at Dublin City Hall, 5200 Emerald Parkway. For more information, call 614-410-4600.
Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon every first and third Monday at the Safelite Group Inc. corporate office, 7400 Safelite Way, Columbus. Members focus on improving public speaking skills. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit sawmill.toastmastersclubs.org.
Mended Hearts of Central Ohio, 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, 452 W. 10th Ave., Columbus. Dr. Ray Hershberger will present "Living to Age 100." Sixty heart patients and caregivers will meet to learn and support one another. For more information or to RSVP, call 614-580-1561 or email email@example.com.
Dublin Coffman Moms In Prayer, 8:15 a.m. Thursdays, Radiant Life Church, 7100 Post Road. This group of Christian mothers meets for one hour each week to pray for each member's child(ren), other students at the high school, as well as teachers, staff and school concerns. All prayer requests are kept confidential. For more information, contact Jeannine Gradeless at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Bosworth at email@example.com. To find a Moms in Prayer group for a different school, visit momsinprayer.org.
Inventors Network, discussion of the invention process, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Ohio Business College, 4525 Trueman Blvd., Hilliard. Cost is $36 per year for membership (payable at any time, not pro-rated for a partial year), $5 per meeting for nonmembers at the door. Call614-470-0144 or visit inventorscolumbus.com.
Creative Hands Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild, 9:30 a.m. to noon on the second Tuesday at Trillium Place, 3500 Trillium Crossing (Independent Activity Room). The guild's purpose is educational and cultural development through participation in and encouragement of interest in the art of needlepoint. Stitchers of all levels are welcome. For information contact Pat at 614-885-0856 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dublin A.M. Rotary, 7:30 a.m. Fridays at the Country Club at Muirfield, 8715 Muirfield Drive, Dublin. For more information go to dublinam.org or call Michael Blackwell at 614-479-3173.
Kiwanis Club of Dublin, 6:30 p.m. on the first, second, and fourth Mondays of the month at the Bogey Inn, 6013 Glick Road. The group performs service work at the Dublin Food Pantry at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. The Food Pantry is located at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St. in Dublin. For more information call Greg Ruff at 614-975-7185.
Lance Cpl. Wesley G. Davids Post 800, Dublin American Legion, 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Iacono's on Dublin Road in Shawnee Hills. All veterans are welcome. For more information contact Jeff Noble at 614-214-6451.
OCLC Toastmasters, noon the first and third Thursdays of every month at OCLC Inc., Private Dining Room, 6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin. Visitors are welcome. For more information go to oclctoastmastersclubs.org.
American Legion Memorial Post 614, 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, in the Rice Room of the Safety Services Building, 5181 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard.
Columbus Area Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 10 a.m. on 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 which fosters the art of embroidery. Guests are invited. For more information, go to sites.google.com/site/columbusareaega or Facebook Columbus Area Chapter EGA.
Accountant Information Market, Dublin-Powell Chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 3890 Presidential Parkway. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call 614-478-8187.
Essential to Leadership Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Atrium II South Tower, first-floor conference room, 5455 Rings Road, Dublin. Visit 1276053.toastmastersclubs.org.
Rotary Club of Dublin-Worthington, noon Wednesdays at La Scala, 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Road.
AmSpirit Business Connections-Dublin Metro Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Panera Bread, 6665 Perimeter Loop Road. For more information, contact Jo Funderburg at 614-408-3730 or email at email@example.com.
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.
Nar-Anon family group, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus. The support group is for those who are concerned that someone close to them may have a drug problem. For more information, call 614-383-8086.
Depression support group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every second Monday at Syntero's Dublin location, 299 Cramer Creek Court. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Syntero. Meetings subject to change. To confirm, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.
At A Loss -- a support group for parents who have been pre-deceased by a child meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Syntero-Dublin; 299 Cramer Creek Court; 43017. The group is free and open to anyone, regardless of when the loss occurred. It provides a supportive and trusting network and is led by a licensed professional. Call 614-889-5722 to register.
Maternal mental health support group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every first and third Thursday in Suite LL7 at Columbus Birth & Parenting, 6649 N. High St., Worthington. A Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms support group for mothers beyond the postpartum period with children from toddlers to teens. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change. For more information, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.
Bipolar peer support group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays in Room 158A, Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus. The group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and the Peers Enriching Each other's Recovery Center. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.
Mindful Living Group, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays at Wellness Now Group, Suite A, 5329 N. High St., Columbus. The group is sponsored by by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.
Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, in Room 314 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 N. High St. Meetings subject to change. Call Megan to confirm at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.
GOALS (Giving Those with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Another Lifestyle) Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, in Room 314 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. This group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services. Meetings are subject to change. Call Megan at 614-221-1441 to confirm. For information go to mhafc.org.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Dublin Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Heather Mudgett at 317-313-4316 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.
Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms pregnancy/postpartum support group, meets twice per month; call for location details. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change; call 614-221-1441, or visit mhafc.org.
Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the third floor multi-purpose room at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call Dodie Wood at 614-481-8888.
Better Breathers Club of Dublin Pulmonary Support Group, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. the third Monday of the month, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Conference Room One, 7500 Hospital Drive. For more information, call Anne at 614-544-8338.
Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.
Cocaine Anonymous, for meeting information, visit caohio.org or call 614-251-1122.
Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 N. High St. Individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, panic, fatigue, depression or fear are welcome. Freewill offerings accepted. For more information contact Paul at 614-895-6760 or info@LowSelfHelpSystems.org.
Better Breathers Club of Dublin, 6 to 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month in the front lobby conference room of Dublin Methodist Hospital. Monthly topics will be discussed. Enjoy new friendships and support. Free and open to anyone diagnosed with any pulmonary disease, their loved ones and caregivers. Light refreshments are provided, along with door prizes. Wheelchair accessible.
Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder support group and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 8001 Ravines Edge Court. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-896-8222 or visit thecenterforbalanced living.org.
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, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. For more information, call 614-470-0397 or visitemotionsanonymous.org.
MOMS Club of Dublin, Southeast Chapter, meets the second Friday of each month at the Dublin Recreation Center, 5200 Emerald Parkway. For meeting times, visit momsclubofdublinse.webs.com or email momsclubofdublinse @yahoo.com.