Check out the roundup of local events, activities, meetings, etc., for the coming week.

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"Creative Minds: A Journey Through Art and Recovery," sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Delaware and Morrow Counties, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 7991 U.S. 23 N., Lewis Center. Show will highlight Delaware, Morrow and Marion County artists. Featuring guest speaker Dr. Fred Frese, a psychologist and mental health advocate. Free. Call 740- 251-3766.

Free Franchise Expo, 1-4 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Columbus State Community College Dela-ware Branch, 5100 Cornerstone Drive. Those interested in owning a franchise are invited to learn more about the industry. To register, visit cpp6rwb or call 614-882-7777.

Garage Sale Fundraiser, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Olentangy Liberty High School, 3584 Home Road. Proceeds will support the marching band trip to London, England. More than 100 families will participate in the sale.

Boating GPS Seminar, presented by the Columbus Sail and Power Squadron, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at 8492 Cotter St., Lewis Center. Learn the principles of waypoint navigation and how to operate a handheld GPS. Cost is $30. To register, visit

Buckeye Blast, sponsored by the OSU Alumni Club of Delaware County, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at The Brookshire, 405 Greif Parkway, Delaware. Featuring keynote speaker Paul Keels, the OSU pep band, Brutus Buckeye and the OSU cheerleaders. Hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and a silent auction of OSU merchandise. Admission is $30 person, with proceeds funding the club's scholarship program. RSVP by April 20 with a check made payable to OSU Alumni Club of Delaware County, 4999 Hawthorne Valley Road, Westerville, Ohio 43082.

Taste of Powell, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Columbus Zoo, 4850 West Powell Road. Tickets are $25 and are available at

Innniswood Spring Plant Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Inniswood Metro Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Road. The sale will feature a broad selection of perennials, Earth Friendly roses and herbs. Sponsored by the Inniswood Volunteers and the Herb Society of America, central Ohio unit.


Yoga classes for people who have been affected by cancer, 11 a.m. Mondays, 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Cancer Support Community Central Ohio, 10330 Sawmill Parkway, Suite 600. All equipment and programming is provided at no cost.


AmSpirit Business Connections, Powell Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Shamrock Golf Club, 4436 Powell Road. Contact Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912 or email tom.anderson@excelle

Pulsar Chapter of AmSpirit, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. every Thursday, at 8425 Pulsar Place. Professionals, business owners and sales professionals are invited to become involved with the chapter. Contact Kellina Snyder at 614-395-1228.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, 11:45 a.m. on the first and third Mondays of every month at Flyers Pizza, 3967 Presidential Parkway. Visitors are welcome. Members focus on improving public speaking skills. Visit http:// Guests are welcome.

Christian Marketplace Network Lewis Center Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Asian Garden Buffet, 8633 U.S. Route 23 S., Lewis Center. Christians in the marketplace are invited to attend for lunch, fellowship, prayer, networking and business presentations. Visitors are welcome. Call Steven Cox at 614-476-9805 or email

Kiwanis Club of Powell, 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Lynn Hanna at 614-885-7309 or Don Grubbs at 614-804-8916.

Lewis Center-Polaris Rotary, 7:45-9 a.m. every Friday for breakfast, at the North Pointe Conference Center (Nationwide facility) at the corner of state Route 750 and U.S. 23. Call Mark Robertson at 740-548-4739.

Friends of Concord Township, 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Shawnee Hills Civic Association, 36 W. Mohawk Drive. For more information, visit or email

Olentangy Rotary Club, 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, at Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Center 10561 Sawmill Parkway in Powell. Visit or call Steve Ussery at 614-764-8993.

Powell Sertoma Club, noon Wednesdays, at Liberty Tavern, 50 S. Liberty St. Call Dave Betz at 614-202-0235.

Olentangy Area Senior Citizens, 11:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Orange Township Hall, 1680 E. Orange Road. Each meeting starts with a potluck or catered luncheon; a business meeting and entertainment follow. Blood pressure checks available from 10-11:30 a.m. New members are welcome; dues are $15 a year. Call 614-846-3854.