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Community Ice Cream Social, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at Zerger Hall Senior Center, 745 E. Main St. Menu includes pork sandwiches, brats, sides. Bake sale and games for children offered. Performers include comedian Dave Lehman and musician Chuck Hunt.

Blessed Sacrament Parish Festival, 5-11 p.m. Aug. 27-28 at the church, 394 E. Main St. Games, raffles, food, live music, inflatables and more. Musical acts will include the Classics Singing Quartet and DJ Jay Productions. A 5K Fun Run at 7 p.m. Friday, craft show and expo Saturday. Call (740) 929-9903 or (614) 774-5876.

Rain Barrel Workshop, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Licking SWCD Barn, 771 E. Main St. Workshop includes instruction and a 60-gallon, unpainted rain barrel. Cost is $50. Call (740) 670-5330.

Wellness Wednesdays, sponsored by the Licking County Aging Program, 9:30-11 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Zerger Hall Senior Center, 745 E. Main St.

Childbirth Education Class, 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 2 and 9, at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. A childbirth educator will teach the class. Expectant mothers should bring a support partner, two pillows and a blanket. Cost is $55 per couple. To register or for more information, call (740) 348-4346.

Breastfeeding Basics Class, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, in Conference Rooms A and B of Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Learn the basics of breastfeeding. A certified lactation consultant will be available for questions. Cost is $20. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Friends and Family Infant and Child CPR, 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. The class focuses on basic life support and treatment for children who are choking. $5 per person. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Licking County Genealogical Society Potluck Dinner, 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, in Zerger Hall, 745 E. Main St. The program will be "Too Young to Die: Boy Soldiers of the Union Army." New members of the Society of Civil War Families of Licking County will be inducted.

Nar-Anon Family Group, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at A.O.K. in Recovery, 20 N. Fourth St., Newark. Companion program to Narcotics Anonymous, open to family and friends of people who are using drugs. For more information, call Susan at (740) 344-5963.

Moundbuilders Toastmasters Club, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of the month in room 71 of Hopewell Hall at the OSU Newark Campus. Call (740) 361-8727 or visit the Web site at

Land of Legend Woodcarvers Club, 5 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. meeting the first Tuesday of each month at the First Baptist Church of Newark, 1000 Granville Road. Call Harry Limings at (740) 967-0660 for information.

Bryn Du Governance Commission, 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Bryn Du Mansion property. Meetings are open to the public. Call 587-0707.

Families Anonymous, 7:30 p.m. Fridays at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1137 Sharon Valley Road, Newark. A support group for families of those suffering from addiction. Call 587-4510.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group, sponsored by Licking Memorial Hospital and Hospice of Central Ohio, 7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road. Call (740) 344-0311.

Schizophrenia Support Group, sponsored by Mental Health America of Licking County, noon-1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 65 Messimer Drive, Newark.