Hadassah's Study Circle Aleph Daytime Book Group, 1:30 p.m. May 28, at Creekside, 2200 Welcome Place. Participants will discuss The German Bride by Joanna Hershon. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit hadassah.org/columbus or call the Hadassah office at 614-235-8111.

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Events and programs

Hadassah's Study Circle Aleph Daytime Book Group, 1:30 p.m. May 28, at Creekside, 2200 Welcome Place. Participants will discuss The German Bride by Joanna Hershon. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit hadassah.org/columbus or call the Hadassah office at 614-235-8111.

Team I.A.G. (It's All Good), third annual Cruise-In at the Gahanna/New Albany Relay for Life, 8 a.m. to noon June 8, at the Gahanna Lincoln High School parking lot in front of the football stadium on Havens Corners. Registration for the cruise-in is from 8 to 10 a.m. Cost of $10 which includes a free meal ticket for all registrants. Dash plaques will go to first 50 registered vehicles, with awards presented at noon. The event will include music, food, raffles, 50/50 and family activities. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, Team I.A.G. For cruise-in information, contact Steve Shepher at smoothiekinggahanna@gmail.com or 614-905-1085 or Sue Horn at sportsmomseh@aol.com.

Circle of Friends Run for the Rainbow, 5K Run/Walk and Kid's Fun Run, 5:30 to 9 p.m. June 14, at New Albany's Market Square. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Family activities, food and prizes will be available. The Kid's Fun Run starts at 6:45 p.m., followed by the 5K run at 7 p.m. and the walk at 7:03 p.m. Fees are $30 for the run or walk before May 31, $35 after. Fee for the children's run is $20. For more information, visit nationwidechildrens.org/runfortherainbow.

Burn Yoga, Yoga Gives to St. Jude Kids, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 15 at the studio, 153 Mill St., Gahanna. This event, designed for people of all ages with diverse levels of experience, will feature various types of yoga classes, free healthy food, free massages, facials and giveaways. The program is designed to raise awareness and funding for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. To register, email Rachel at Rachel.kerr@stjude.org or call 614-203-4691.

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. Monday through Friday.

Classes, workshops

Gahanna Area Art League and Central Ohio Watercolor Society, Judy Anderson Workshop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6, at the Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. The topic will be "Taking an Idea to an Abstract Composition." Participants can work in any medium. Cost is $65 for members. To register, call Reta Sigal at 614-855-9896.

Health

American Red Cross, blood donation, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25; noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28; 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 30, at the Stone Ridge Donor Center, 337 Stone Ridge Lane. To schedule appointments, call 1-800-733-2767.

Medical Clinic, held by Vineyard Community Church, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the church, 15187 Palmer Road in Reynoldsburg. Free sports and school physicals, health screenings and treatment for non-emergency illnesses. VCC food pantry also is open at this time. Interested health care professionals who would like to volunteer, call 740-927-7729.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Huntington Hearing Health Program in partnership with Huntington Bank, offering free hearing screenings from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway. Screenings will be offered to those ages 5 and older throughout 2013. To schedule appointments, call 614-261-5452.

Meetings

Women Today, 11:30 a.m. June 4, at the Bridgewater Conference Center, 10561 Sawmill Parkway, Powell. Abbigail Myers, a graduate of the Culinary Institute at Bradford School and the morning chef at the Westin Hotel in downtown Columbus, will demonstrate and explain her techniques on how to carve fruits and vegetables. Women Today is a social and philanthropic organization. For reservations, due May 29, call Karen at 614-339-3046 or JoAnn, 614-457-7048.

Gahanna/New Albany Christian Women's Connection, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 14, at the New Albany Country Club, 1 Club Drive. The Flag Lady of Worthington, Mary Leavett, will be the guest. Julie Russell and Bryan Babcock will provide music. Diane Dassing from Crest Hill, Ill., will be speaking. Cost is $17. For reservations, due June 9, email nagcwc@gmail.com or call Marquell 614-476-9942 or Terri 740-967-9234. Participants are asked to wear red, white and blue in recognition of Flag Day.

AmSpirit Business Connections-New Albany/Gahanna Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Fridays at Scrambler Marie's, 5729 N. Hamilton Road. The program focuses on networking opportunities for small businesses and professionals. For more information, contact Dan Wolt at 614-419-9103.

Gahanna Historical Society, 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at 101 S. High St. Log House tours are offered from 3 to 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month. For more information go to gahannahistory.com.

Government

Gahanna City Council meets the first and third Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.

Mifflin Township trustees meet the third Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the township meeting hall, 155 Olde Ridenour Road.

Jefferson Township trustees meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the township hall, 6545 Havens Road.

Gahanna Civil Service Commission meets in January each year to organize for that year and thereafter on an as needed basis. Agendas and minutes for all meetings are available online at gahanna.gov. For more information, call the city clerk's office at 614-342-4090.

Gahanna Parks and Recreation Board meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.

Gahanna Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.

Gahanna Landscaping Board meets at 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Gahanna City Hall, 200 S. Hamilton Road.