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

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New Directions for Suburban Gardens, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Griswold Center, 777 High St. Dave Marsolo will discuss growing plants that may not be found in local nurseries. Free and open to the public. Call (614) 842-6320.

Sing and Swing Fundraiser, 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Haimerl Center, 1421 Morse Road. Proceeds benefit the Worthington Chorus. Swing dance lesson at 5 p.m., live music and karaoke at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 each or $15 per couple. Buy tickets online at

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.


Worthington Organized Off-Leash Friends, 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Old Worthington Library, 820 High St. Attorney Julie Mills will be the speaker. She will discuss setting up pet wills and pet trusts. Dog park updates will also be provided.

Worthington Women's Club, noon Tuesday, April 24, at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. Professional musician Johnny Steiner will present, "Unforgettable." Visitors are welcome.

Worthington SALT Council, 9-10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month in the Town Hall at the Griswold Center, 777 High St. This new organization (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) is dedicated to senior safety initiatives. Call (614) 842-6320.

Rotary Club of Dublin Worthington, noon Wednesdays at La Scala, 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Road. Upcoming speakers include Mike Rankin of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (April 25).

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

Accountant Information Market, Worthington-Westerville Chapter, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 6152 Cleveland Ave. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call (614) 478-8187.

The Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Ohio Health Medical Campus, 300 Polaris Parkway. All are welcome. Call Tim Maurice at (614) 818-9175 or visit

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 for non-members and $36 per year for members. Call (614) 470-0144 or visit

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.

AmSpirit Worthington, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Worthington Mall, 7227 N. High Street . Contact Gina Winterstein at (614) 794-3500 or send an email to

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.

Worthington Toastmasters, 7:30-9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month on the second floor of the Worthington Municipal Building, 6550 N. High St. For more information, visit the website at

Worthington Alliance of African American Parents and Educators, 7-8:30 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Worthington Education Center, 200 E. Wilson Bridge Road.

New Neighbors League of Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, get-acquainted coffee the third Wednesday of each month. Meeting times and locations can vary-visit 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

Low Vision Support Group, 2-3:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Griswold Center, 777 High St. Stephanie Koscher will discuss services provided by Prevent Blindness Ohio. Transportation is available for city of Worthington residents. To schedule a ride, call (614) 842-6320.