Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.
To add, remove or update a listing, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Events
Guard Extravaganza, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Hilliard Darby High School, 4200 Leppert Road. Pasta dinner will be served. Following the meal, several local high school guards and independent color guards will perform. Open to the public.Meetings
Hilliard Optimist Club, social meetings, 6:30-8:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Heritage Golf Club, 3535 Heritage Club Drive. Email email@example.com.
Hilliard Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Joint Safety Services Building, 5171 Northwest Parkway.
Old Hilliardfest planning meetings are held the second Monday of the month at the Safety Services Building, 5171 Northwest Parkway. Visit www.oldhilliardfest.org.
Christian Marketplace Network Dublin Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Friday of each month at LaScala Restaurant, 4199 W. Dublin Granville Road. Visitors are welcome. Call Aaron Weiss at (614) 488-4717 or email Columbus-NW-Dublin@cmn-usa.org.
Hilliard Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Brown Township Hall, 2491 Walker Road. Guests welcome. Visit www.hilliardkiwanis.com.
Hilliard Sertoma, noon Wednesdays at the Four Seasons Columbus, 4643 Trueman Blvd. Call president Karl Hayes at (614) 876-1221.
Morning Business Network Exchange, 8-9 a.m. the second Friday of the month at Chick-fil-a of the Market at Hilliard, 1988 Hilliard Rome Road. Open to all current Hilliard Chamber of Commerce members. Call Libby Gierach at 876-7666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mommies and Munchkins, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. A faith-based fitness walking class of caregivers and children who walk more than a mile at each meeting. Free. Visit the Web site at www.mommiesandmuchkins.net to register. Call Summer Sisney at (812) 499-7469.
Hilliard Toastmasters, 7 p.m. every first and third Monday at the Hilliard Senior Center, 3810 Veterans Memorial Drive. Visit the club's Web site at hilliard.freetoasthost.us.
Rotary Club of Hilliard, noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at Heritage Golf Club, 3525 Heritage Club Drive. Visit http://hilliardrotaryclub.org.
Hilliard Chapter of Network Professionals Inc., 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Atrium II, 5455 Rings Road. Call Frank Agin at 476-5540.
Hilliard Jaycees, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Carriage Court Communities, 3570 Heritage Club Drive. Call Carrie Montgomery at 774-4751 or visit www.hilliardjaycees.org.
Hilliard Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Hilliard Senior Center.
Rhythm Reelers Square Dance Club, 8-10:30 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month at Hilliard Presbyterian Church, 3600 Leap Road. Call Bill or Judy Podolski at 889-0223.
Inventors Network meets to discuss the invention process at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at TechColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Road. The meeting fee is $5 for non-members and $36 per year for members. Call 470-0144 or visit www.inventorscolumbus.com.
New Neighbors League of Columbus, 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 email@example.com.
Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Ohio Theatre,. Rev. Charles Montgomery officiates. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.
Sawmill Road Toastmasters, 11:45 a.m. on the first and third Mondays of every month at Flyers Pizza, 3967 Presidential Parkway.. Visit http://sawmill.freetoasthost.us. Guests are welcome.Government
The following meet in the Hilliard Municipal Building, 3800 Municipal Way.
Mayor's Court, 8 a.m. Wednesdays in council chambers. Court hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Hilliard City Council, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month. For agendas, visit www.cityofhilliard.com.
Hilliard Planning and Zoning Commission, 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month and the fourth Tuesday, when necessary. For agendas, visit www.cityofhilliard.com.
Board of Zoning Appeals, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month in council chambers.
Civil Service Commission, 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month in the mayor's conference room.
Shade Tree Commission, 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month in the mayor's conference room.
Recreation and Parks Commission, 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month in council chambers.Support groups
MOMS Club of Hilliard-Northwest, a social and support group for mothers and their children, meets with a speaker the first Monday of the month. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.momsclubhilliardnorthwest.org.
Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church's Mill Run campus, 3500 Mill Run. Social half-hour precedes meetings. A meeting for women only is offered at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, with childcare available. For more information, visit www.ualc.org/celebraterecovery.
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7-9 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, 7-9 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.
Overeaters Anonymous, 4 p.m. the first Friday of the month in the meeting room at the Hilliard Branch Library, 4772 Cemetery Road. Call Carol at (614) 777-8596. or visit the www.OA.org.
Widows and Widowers Group, meets for various social activities such as lunch and dinner. All invited, no charge. For information call Shirley at (614) 539-7948.
Parkinson's Disease Support, 10 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Carriage Court of Hilliard, 3570 Heritage Club Drive. Call Dena Uscio at (614) 529-7470.
AA, Ala-Teen and Al-Anon Support Groups, 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Hilliard Church of Christ, 4300 Avery Road.
Hilliard LaLeche League, 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month and 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at Scioto Ridge United Methodist Church, 4343 Dublin Road. Call Lisa at 771-9372 or Carol at 764-0661.
Grief Share, a support group for those who have lost a loved one, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Hilliard Church of Christ, 4300 Avery Road.
Tough Love International, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Scioto Ridge United Methodist Church, 4343 Dublin Road. Call the Tough Love Hotline at (800) 333-1069.