Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 23 at Kroger, 5161 Hampsted Village Center Way, New Albany. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

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Health

Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 23 at Kroger, 5161 Hampsted Village Center Way, New Albany. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

Classes and workshops

Second Saturday Free Divorce Workshop, "What Every Woman Needs to Know About Divorce," 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of every month except December, at 5025 Arlington Centre Blvd., Columbus. The nonprofit Women's Institute for Financial Education offers this program. Free, but registration is recommended as workshops fill up quickly. To register, go to secondsaturdaycolumbus.com. For information, contact Kitty Hedges at 614-545-4015 or kmh@hamiltoncapital.com.

Events and programs

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program helps unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers ages 55 and over secure 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.

Meetings

New Albany Rotary Club, 8:05 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany, 150 W. Main St. Socials held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday at the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern, 180 Market St. For more information, call 419-305-7932.

Kiwanis Club of New Albany, 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Villas of Rocky Fork clubhouse, 5400 Rose Hedge Drive, Westerville. For more information, email dsmoore100@att.net.

New Albany Communicators, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at New Albany First Church of the Nazarene, 6000 Johnstown Road. A Toastmasters International club. For information, call 614-204-2283 or 614-440-1994 or email president-1293730@toastmastersclubs.org or vped-1293730@toastmastersclubs.org.

The New Neighbors League of Columbus offers group activities and social events for new residents of central Ohio. The group's purpose is to bring together new neighbors to establish friendships and assist in the adjustment to new surroundings. The fee to join is $60. For more information, call 614-636-6652, email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com or visit newneighborscolumbus.com.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Port Columbus Chapter, 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Brook Hollow Conference Center, 676 Brook Hollow, Gahanna. This national organization helps sales representatives, entrepreneurs and professionals succeed by creating a forum where they can exchange referrals with others. Guests are welcome.

AmSpirit Business Connections-New Albany/Gahanna Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Fridays at Scrambler Marie's, 5729 N. Hamilton Road. The program focuses on networking opportunities for small businesses and professionals. Contact Dan Wolt at 614-419-9103.

Easton-New Albany Chapter of the Accountant Information Market, 11:45 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at Scrambler Marie's (order off menu), 5729 N. Hamilton Road. The group sponsors programs that support the accounting profession through CPE classes and provides networking opportunities. Call 614-478-8187 or email john@accountantinformationmarket.com.

Shipwrights of Central Ohio, a group for ship modelers, 9 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of each month, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. For information, visit shipwrightsofohio.org.

American Legion Post 171, 7:30 p.m. and Auxiliary, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the post, 393 E. College Ave. Guests are invited. Call Mike Etling at 614-890-4050 or Kim Mann (Auxiliary) at 614-266-2695.

Capitol City Chorus (Barbershop), rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays at First Community Congregational Church, 470 Havens Corners Road, Gahanna. For information, go to capitolcitychorus.org.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Towne Centre Chapter, 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays at Logan's Roadhouse, 3969 Morse Crossing. The program focuses on networking opportunities. Contact Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912 or tom.anderson@excelleweb.com, or visit amspirit.com.

Support groups

Families In Touch, 10 a.m. to noon every second and fourth Thursday at Concord Counseling Services, 700 Brooksedge Blvd., Westerville. A support group for families and friends of those with mental illness. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Concord Counseling. Meetings subject to change. To confirm, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Maternal mental health, 6:45 to 8 p.m. every first Tuesday, Columbus Birth & Parenting, Suite LL7, 6649 N. High St., Worthington. A Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms support group for mothers beyond the postpartum period with children from toddlers to teens. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change. For more information, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Giving Obsessive-Compulsives Another Lifestyle friends and family support group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every first and third Wednesday of the month in the Browning Lounge at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change. For more information or to RSVP, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Depression Support Group, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 7 to 8:30 p.m., the first and third Mondays of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. An additional group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at North Central Mental Health, 1301 N. High St. Call Megan to confirm either meeting at 614-221-1441. Meetings subject to change. For information, visit mhafc.org.

POEM (Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms) Pregnancy-Postpartum Support Group, meetings held twice a month at Northwest Counseling Services, 1560 Fishinger Road, Upper Arlington. These meetings, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, are subject to change. Call Tonya at 614-221-1441 for dates and times. For more information, visit mhafc.org.

GOALS (Giving Those with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Another Lifestyle) Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, in Room 314 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. This group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services. Meetings are subject to change. Call Megan at 614-221-1441 to confirm. For information, go to mhafc.org.

Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Concord Counseling, 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Concord Counseling, 700 Brooksedge Blvd. Call Marilyn at 614-882-9338, ext. 227, to confirm or visit mhafc.org. Meetings are subject to change.

Diabetes Support Group, sponsored by Mount Carmel-St. Ann's Hospital, 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except holidays) at the hospital, 500 Cleveland Ave., Westerville. Participants will receive information on diabetes and diabetes self-care activities. Those diagnosed with diabetes and their family members and friends are invited. Free. For more information, call Suzanne at 614-865-7254. Meetings are subject to change.

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, support groups for patients with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis and their family members, meeting in Reynoldsburg and Delaware. Visit ccfa.org/chapters/centralohio for times and dates or call 614-889-6060.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 2 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month in Room 202 at New Albany United Methodist Church, 20 S. Third St. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Tricia Bingham at 614-457-6003 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time. For respite care, call 614-939-0350.

Government

New Albany Planning Commission, 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Village Hall, 99 W. Main St.

New Albany Board of Zoning Appeals, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at Village Hall.

New Albany Architectural Review Board, 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Village Hall.

New Albany City Council, 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Village Hall.

Rocky Fork Blacklick Accord, 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Village Hall.

Plain Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Plain Township fire station, 9500 Johnstown Road.

Plain Township Zoning Commission, 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Plain Township fire station.

Plain Township Board of Zoning Appeals, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Plain Township fire station.