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

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Blood Drive, 10:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in Room 223 at Jones Middle School, 2100 Arlington Ave. To schedule an appointment, email or visit and use the code "JonesMiddleSchool." Enter to win a weekend getaway to the Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls.

"Bugsy Malone Jr.," presented by the St. Agatha Middle School Drama Club, Friday, May 4, in the school gym, 2767 Andover Road. School performance at 9 a.m., evening performance at 7 p.m. No tickets required.

Art Display, through May 8 at the Church at Mill Run, 3500 Mill Run Drive. The display is part of the ongoing visual arts ministry at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, and features members of the Worthington Art Guild. The show is located in the halls on the second floor.

Classes and Workshops

AARP WorkSearch is a program designed for job seekers ages 55 and older. Job search assistance attempts to pair seniors to work positions in their neighborhoods. Age, income and residency requirements apply to earn assistance. Call (614) 258-7295 for more information.


Northside Hadassah Brunch, noon Sunday, April 22, at Belle's Bread and Café, 1168 Kenny Centre Mall. For information, visit the website at RSVP to (614) 235-8111.

Widow/Widower Gathering, 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the Upper Arlington Senior Center, 1945 Ridgeview Road, Room 104. This month's meeting topic is, "Finding Your Place in Life" with life coach Cameron Holm. To register, call (614) 457-7876, ext. 422, by April 25. New participants welcome.

Upper Arlington Grandview Gold Star Referral Club, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at La Chatelaine, 1550 W. Lane Ave. Call Jim Bishop at (614) 425-5735.

Upper Arlington Photographic Society, 7-9 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Upper Arlington Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road. April 19: George Bowman and Linda Mizejwski will present, "New Mexico."

AmSpirit Atlas Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Giant Eagle Market District in the Kingsdale Center. Contact Duff Dyer at (614) 746-9644 or email

Arlington AmSpirit, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Rusty Bucket, 1635 W. Lane Ave. Contact Dean Curry at (614) 635-0639 or email

North Outerbelt Amspirit, 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Winking Lizard, 1380 Bethel Road. Call Tom Anderson at (614) 679-0912 or email

University Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Panera Bread, 300 W. Lane Ave. Call president Kent Williamson at (614) 451-2957.

Christian Marketplace Network Dublin Chapter, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Friday of each month at LaScala Restaurant, 4199 W. Dublin Granville Road. Christians in the marketplace are invited to attend for lunch, fellowship, prayer, networking and business presentations. Visitors are welcome. Call Aaron Weiss at (614) 488-4717 or email

Northwest Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the MCL Cafeteria in Kingsdale Center. Call Joe Sonderman at (614) 294-2328.

Tri-Village Sertoma, noon Wednesdays at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road. Potential new members welcome. Call (614) 274-5900.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon the first and third Mondays of every month at Sunflower Restaurant, 7370 Sawmill Road. Visitors are welcome. Members focus on improving public speaking skills. Visit the website at Guests are welcome.

PERI (Public Employees Retired Incorporated) Chapter 94 meets at 1 p.m. the first Thursday of the month January, March, May, July and November, at the Upper Arlington Public Library, 2800 Tremont Road.

Assistance League of Metro Columbus, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call (614) 404-8709 or visit

Northwest Civic Association, 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Meadow Park Church, 2425 Bethel Road.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and Moppets (children newborn through kindergarten), 9-11 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church. For more information, send an e-mail to or call 921-9907.

Lions Tri-Village Noon Club, noon the first Tuesday of the month at the Winking Lizard, 1380 Bethel Road. Call Scott Stevenson at (614) 451-6313.

Central Ohioans for Peace, 7 p.m. Mondays, at the Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave. Visit or call 436-3531.

MOMS Club of Columbus/Upper Arlington/Worthington, 10 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2480 W. Dublin-Granville Road. Call Amy at 459-4877 or Kate at 457-9602.

Inventors Network meets to discuss the invention process at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at TechColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Road. The meeting fee is $5 per meeting for non-members and $36 per year for members. Call 470-0144 or visit

New Neighbors League of Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday. Visit for meeting times and locations. For information on becoming a member, email

Power Lunch Columbus, a weekly workplace lunch-hour ministry, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Ohio Theatre, 55 E. State St. Rev. Charles Montgomery officiates. Free. For more information, call Kimberly Montgomery at (614) 206-7962.

Support groups

Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church's Mill Run campus, 3500 Mill Run. A half-hour social time precedes the start of the meetings. For more information, visit the website at

Solutions Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics, noon-1 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in Rooms 12-14 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 6770 N. High St.

Cocaine Anonymous, 8 p.m. Saturdays in the Medical Building at Riverside Health Center, 500 Thomas Lane. Visit or call (614) 251-1122.