Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.
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Diversity in Science Day, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at COSI, 333 W. Broad St. Learn about scientists from every continent and many different cultures. Try out some of the advances they helped make as COSI opens its new exhibit, "Race: Are We So Different?"Meetings
Southside United Neighbors/Southern Orchards Civic Association, 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Stowe Baptist Church, 888 Parsons Ave. Call (614) 252-4580.
The Pilot Club of Columbus, 6:15 the third Tuesday of each month at the Holiday Inn City Center, 175 E. Town St. This civic-service organization focuses on improving the quality of life of people with brain-related disorders and disabilities. Call Teddi at (614) 539-6293.
Trilo Grogan Toastmasters, 7 to 8:15 p.m. first and third Thursdays of each month at the Family Life Center, 907 Lexington Ave. The group helps men and women learn leadership and the arts of speaking, listening and thinking. For more information, visit www.trilogrogan.freetoasthost.info.
Merion Village Association, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the MVA Information Center, 1330 S. Fourth St.
Schumacher Place Civic Association, 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Check www.schumacherplace.org under the community link for meeting location.
Inventors Network meets to discuss the invention process at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at TechColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Road. The meeting fee is $5 or $36 per year for members. Call 470-0144 or visit www.inventorscolumbus.com.
New Neighbors League of Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit www.newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. To join, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ohio Theatre, 55 E. State St. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.Support groups
Mended Hearts of Central Ohio, a support group for heart patients, caregivers and heart-care professionals, the second Wednesday of each month at the Ross Auditorium at The Ohio State University Medical Center, 452 W. 10th Ave. Call Jeff Davidson at (614) 580-1561 or visit www.mendedheartscentralohio.org.
German Village Al-Anon, 5:30 p.m. Sundays at Livingston Avenue Methodist Church, 200 E. Livingston Ave. Hope and help for friends and families of alcoholics. Free parking.
Cliffside 12 & 12, an Alcoholics Anonymous group, 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at Glen Echo Presbyterian Church, 220 Cliffside Drive. This is an open meeting and anyone may attend. Call (614) 253-8501.
Weight Control Support Group, 6 p.m. Mondays at Parsons Baptist Church, 3930 Parsons Ave. Call 491-1185 after 6 p.m.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Columbus Alzheimer's Care Center, 700 Jasonway Ave. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call 459-7050.
Bipolar Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road. Call 895-1002.
Breast Cancer Support Group, led by a psychologist, social workers and registered nurses. The groups are ongoing; join any time. Call Mount Carmel St. Ann's at (614) 546-4180.
Celebrate Recovery, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call David at 895-1002.
Cocaine Anonymous, 10 a.m. Saturdays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call David at 895-1002.
Columbus Chapter of the National Stuttering Project (NSP), 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the J. Leonard Camera Rehabilitation Center, 2050 Kenny Road. Meetings are free. Call 447-8568.
CORDS (Cancer Overcomers Receiving Deliverance Support) meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday of each month at Grove City Church of the Nazarene, 4770 Hoover Road. Call Linda Purcell at 875-2551, ext. 264.
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 547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus - Young Adults, 7 to 9 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Room 126 of Summit on 16th United Methodist Church, 82 E. 16th Ave. Also open all-age group. Free and open to the public. Call 547-9788.
Emotions Anonymous, noon Saturdays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call (614) 470-0397.
Families Anonymous, for parents whose children have substance abuse or behavioral problems, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call 885-5199 or 875-8695.
Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Fridays at UMC for All People, 946 Parsons Ave. For more information, call David at 895-1002.
Overeaters Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Fridays at St. Mary's Church in the Specht Center, 684 S. 3rd St. Call Gerry at (614) 598-3418 or visit www.OA.org.
Parkinson Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call John Gabel at 761-3130.
Thyroid Cancer Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month at the Victorian Village Health Center, first floor, 1132 Hunter Ave. Call 436-5411.