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Senior Citizen Computer Classes, beginning March 7 at Zerger Hall Senior Center, 745 E. Main St. Classes meet for two hours a week for six weeks. Cost is $20. Varied classes are offered. For registration materials, call (740) 345-0821.

All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner, 5-7:15 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Newark Maennerchor, 195 W. Orchard St. Dinner includes spaghetti, garlic bread, tossed salad, iced tea and coffee. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Call (740) 323-1163.

Pizza Fundraiser, sponsored by the Pataskala Elementary PTO, March 1-14. Students are selling pizza kits from Little Caesars containing all ingredients to bake a pizza at home. Contact a student or call Jillian Paden at (614) 214-9337.

Information Session, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in the John Gilbert Reese Center at Central Ohio Technical College, 1209 University Drive. Free and open to anyone interested in learning more about COTC's two-year early childhood development program. To register, call (740) 366-9222.

Dazzling Desserts Fundraiser, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at Longaberger Golf Club, 1 Long Drive, Nashport, to benefit area Girl Scouts. The evening will include desserts created by local chefs, dinner, live entertainment and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $35. Call (740) 454-8563 or (800) 292-6759.

Relay for Life Kickoff and Cake Auction, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at Watkins Middle School, 8808 Watkins Road S.W. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Potential participants and/or supporters of Relay for Life are welcome. Call Chris Cleary at (614) 571-1591 or visit



Breastfeeding Basics Class, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the First Floor Conference Rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. A certified lactation consultant will be available to answer questions. Cost is $20. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Friends and Family Infant and Child CPR, 7-8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in the First Floor Conference Rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Class focuses on basic life support and treatment for children who are choking. $5 per person. To register, call (740) 348-4346.

Childbirth Education Class, 6-9 p.m. Mondays, March 7 and 14, in the First Floor Conference Rooms 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, call (740) 348-4346.

Sibling Preparation Class, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at in the First Floor Conference Rooms at Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St. Children ages 3-6 will learn to be big brothers or big sisters. The cost is $10 per family. To register, call (740) 348-4346.


Licking Heights Athletic Boosters meet at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Licking Heights High School, 4000 Mink St.

Nar-Anon Family Group, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 80 Granville St. A companion to Narcotics Anonymous, open to family and friends of people who are using drugs. 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 additional 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.

Support groups

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.

Survivors After Suicide, sponsored by Mental Health America, 7-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in the MHA offices, 65 Messimer Drive. Carrie Laughlin is the group facilitator. Call (740) 522-1341 or e-mail