Franklinton Historical Society, War of 1812 in Franklinton, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22, at Dodge Recreation Center, 667 Sullivant Ave. The main program will be a bicentennial re-enactment of the Harrison-Tarhe Peace Council with keynote speaker Ed Lentz at 1 p.m.
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Franklinton Historical Society, War of 1812 in Franklinton, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22, at Dodge Recreation Center, 667 Sullivant Ave. The main program will be a bicentennial re-enactment of the Harrison-Tarhe Peace Council with keynote speaker Ed Lentz at 1 p.m. Free family activities will feature games, music, drumming, historic toys, 1812 re-enactors and a cannon demonstration. Bring blankets or chairs for seating. After the council re-enactment, a display at the Lucas Sullivant Land Office on North Gift Street will be open, along with the David Deardurff House-Franklinton Post Office at 72 S. Gift St. For more information, call the society at 614-235-9359.
Scioto Valley 99s, chapter of the Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots, 99s Aviation Poker Run and Raffle Fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 22. Participants on motorcycles or in airplanes will draw a card at each of five airports to create a five-card stud poker hand. Airports to be visited include Sidney I12, Urbana I74, Lebanon (Warren County) I68, London (Madison County) UYF and Columbus (Bolton). Players can register and begin at any airport, but will receive their fifth card at Bolton. The participant with the winning biker hand will receive a gift certificate to the Harley Davidson store, the winning pilot hand will get a Sporty's gift certificate. The raffle drawing is set for 1 p.m. Rain date is June 29. Funding supports aviation training scholarships. For more information or to register early (and receive a free raffle ticket), go to 99s-sciotovalley.org. To purchase raffle tickets, contact Paula Rumbaugh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carriage Court of Grove City, car show, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29 at the facility, 2320 Sonora Drive. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Children under 2 are free. Cost will include hot dogs, chip and drinks. There will also be a bounce house and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit the grandson of a Carriage Court resident who is in need of a lung transplant. For more information, call 614-871-8000.
Blast at Beulah, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. July 4, at Beulah Park, 3811 Southwest Blvd. This July Fourth celebration includes live entertainment, children's activities provided by Grove City Parks and Recreation and TWIG 184 beginning at 6 p.m. and fireworks at approximately 10 p.m. Admission is free, and parking is $5. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic or purchase food and beverages on site. This is an alcohol-free event; tailgating in the parking lot is prohibited. For more information, call the Grove City Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050. Rain date is July 5. Call 614-277-3060 for complete weather cancellation information the day of the event.
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.Health
Mount Carmel Health System, Walk with a Doc program, 9 a.m. July 6 and 20, Aug. 3 and 17, at the Mount Carmel Grove City Medical Center, 5525 Hoover Road. The walks are free for anyone interested in taking steps to improve their health. A doctor will be on hand to answer any questions and talk with people during the event. For more information, go to walkwithadoc.org/mountcarmelgrovecity.
Fit Club, Thursday nights at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 3730 Broadway. 6:30 p.m., low-impact/low-intensity workout; 7:30 p.m., high-intensity workout. Bring yoga mat, resistance band and water. Workouts are video-based. Meet in the Our Lady Center gym.Meetings and clubs
Grove City Senior Center, meetings at 1 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays at 4330 Dudley Ave. The first meeting is held for business; the second meeting includes entertainment. Bingo and cards follow the meetings.
Grove City Arts Council, 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the Visitors Center & Museum, 3378 Park St. in Grove City. For more information, call 614-670-2926.
Grove City Sertoma Club, 7 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at Cracker Barrel on Stringtown Road and 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at China Bell on Stringtown Road. The club focuses on services to the speech and hearing-impaired community. All are invited.