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Harvest Festival, 1 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Living Water Church of Pickerington, 609 W. Columbus St. This community day is sponsored by PATCH. Enjoy a bonfire, hayride and trick-or-treat (beginning at 7:30 p.m.). Raffle tickets will be available. Bring a non-perishable food item and receive a free raffle ticket.

Salute to Service, sponsored by the Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society, 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Historical Society Museum, 15 E. Columbus St. All veterans, active military personnel, firefighters and law enforcement officers are welcome. Free coffee and cookies will be provided. The museum will be open to visitors. Admission is free.

Personal Financial Issues and Problem-Solving, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Gender Road Christian Church, 5336 Gender Road, Canal Winchester. The seminar is presented by the church's Academy of Religious Studies and will be led by Angie Hollerich, author of "Money Made Simple." The fee is $25 per person, $30 per couple and free to those who are unemployed. For more information or a registration form, call 614-258-0376. Forms are also available online at

Bishop Hartley High School Open House, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. Tour the school and meet administrators and program leaders. Call Jennifer Prout at 237-5421, ext. 252.

The following events are offered by American Red Cross of Fairfield County. Call (740) 687-5585 to register. Classes and meetings are held at the Chapter House, 121 W. Mulberry St. in Lancaster, unless otherwise specified.

Bloodmobile, noon-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive.

Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Sycamore Creek Church, 8100 Refugee Road. Call Kristy at (614) 920-4020 to schedule an appointment. All presenting donors are eligible to win a Hocking Hills getaway and tickets to the Ohio State /Michigan game.

Medical clinic, 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Vineyard Community Church, 15187 Palmer Road, Reynoldsburg. Free sports and school physicals, health screenings and treatment for non-emergency illnesses are offered. The VCC food pantry will be open. Interested health care professionals who would like to volunteer, call (740) 927-7729.

Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Historical Society Museum, 15 E. Columbus St. Marie Moore of Supportive Services for Older Adults of Fairfield County will present, "Getting Old is Not for Wimps." Refreshments will be provided. Handicapped accessible.

Pickerington AmSpirit, 8:30-9:45 a.m. every Friday at Pizza Cottage, 1000 Old Diley Road. This is a business networking and referral group meeting. Visitors are welcome. E-mail

Toastmasters at Pickerington, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Hill Road Kroger store, 1045 Hill Road N. Call Bill Henry at (614) 595-7773.

Pickerington Lions Club, meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. For location and time, call 920-0800.

Reynoldsburg/Pickerington Rotary Club, noon Tuesdays at Wesley Ridge Community Center, 2225 state Route 256. Visit or e-mail