Leadership Worthington, Worthington Service Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2, starting at Kilbourne Middle School, 50 E. Dublin Granville Road. Community volunteers join Leadership Worthington in helping senior citizens, and others in need, with projects around their homes and property. To request help or to volunteer, call 614-450-6057.

Events and programs

Kiwanis Club of Northern Columbus, "World's Greatest Fish Fry," 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 24, at Clintonville Woman's Club, 3951 N. High St. Meals feature Alaskan pollack and smelt, hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw, chips and beverages. Cost is $10, $5 for children under 12. All children will receive a door prize. Tickets will be sold at the door. Proceeds support the club's projects.

Clintonville Woman's Club, General Assembly meeting, noon April 24 at the club, 3951 N. High St. The program will be a style show of vintage clothing put on by The Alley. For reservations call 614-268-5525. In addition, the club's Handcraft group will hold a Buttons and Bows Style Show and Luncheon at noon May 1 at 3951 N. High St. The style show will be presented by Chico's. For tickets, at $20, call 614-262-2495.

Girl Scouts, information session, 6:30 p.m. April 26, at Panera, 4519 N. High St. Women who would like to spend time with their daughters while watching them and other girls grow through Girl Scouts are invited. For more information, contact Elizabeth at WhetstoneSU@gmail.com or 614-725-3534.

Columbus School for Girls, 2015 Scholars Gala, 7:30 p.m. April 25, at the Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph, 620 N. High St. Live music, a collaborative art project, live and silent auctions, high-end raffle packages, food from the Guild House and cocktails will be featured. A Gallery Reception for Gallery Level Sponsors begins at 6:30 p.m. Attire is cocktail. Tickets are required and can be purchased at columbusschoolforgirls.org. For more information, contact Mary Pat Martin at 614-252-0781, ext. 301, or mpmartin@columbusschoolforgirls.org.

Jewish Voice for Peace Central Ohio and the Progressive Peace Coalition, "We Refuse to be Enemies," 7 p.m. April 29, at Broad Street United Methodist Church, 501 E. Broad St. Daoud Nassar, a Palestinian Christian farmer and the director of the Tent of Nations Project on his family farm near Bethlehem, will speak. Nassar will tell of his family's project to keep their 100-acre farm that is surrounded on three sides by Israeli settlements, and below by the Palestinian village of Nehalin. The program is free and open to the public, with free-will donations accepted.

Leadership Worthington, Worthington Service Day, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2, starting at Kilbourne Middle School, 50 E. Dublin Granville Road. Community volunteers join Leadership Worthington in helping senior citizens, and others in need, with projects around their homes and property. To request help or to volunteer, call 614-450-6057.

Church Women United, 100th anniversary celebration and luncheon, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 5100 Karl Road, Columbus. The guest speaker will be Rev. Rebecca Tollefson, executive director of the Ohio Council of Churches. Tickets are $25 per person. For reservations, call 614-237-1882.

Worthington Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays starting May 9, and running through October in downtown Worthington. Seasonal fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and homemade food items are featured. Parking is available behind the Worthington Inn and Worthington United Methodist Church.

Health

American Red Cross, blood donations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25, at Worthington Kilbourne High School, 1499 Hard Road. An additional drive is set for 1 to 7 p.m. April 28 at Congregation Beth Tikvah, 6121 Olentangy River Road. For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767.

Workshops

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America, annual spring seminar on researching German heritage, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 25, at Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Ave, U.S. Route 42, Plain City. Speakers include Allen Bernard, Rebbecca Hill, Patricia Van Skaik and Ernie Thode. Fee including materials and lunch is $59; $49 for members. Register online by PayPal at oh-palam.org/ or send to: Linda Dietrich, 5422 Cindy Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45239. For details, email lindabelle@lcs.net.

Meetings

Lifetree Cafe, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Weekly videos, stories and discussions that help build relationships. Topics change weekly and focus on popular life issues. April topics include: April 23, Inside the Gun Debate: To Hunt? To Defend? To Assault?; and April 30, Isolated and Alone: Imprisoned in Iran. Free; no registration required. Snacks and beverages are available. For more information, go online to meadowpark.org.

Worthington Women's Club, noon April 28, at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. The meeting will feature the group's interest fair, providing time to join small groups. The Spencer West Trio will provide entertainment.

Women Today, 11:30 a.m. May 5 at Worthington Hills Country Club, 920 Clubview Blvd. S. Mary Lewis, eco-manager and volunteer coordinator for the Ohio Heritage Gardens at the Governor's Residence, will speak on "How Glaciers and Geology Affect Plants in Ohio." New attendees are invited to join this social and philanthropic organization. For information, call Marge at 614-433-9903 or Barbara at 614-844-3946.

Columbus Area Boardgaming Society, on the first and third Fridays and second and fourth Saturdays of each month at 670 Lakeview Plaza Blvd., Suite E, Worthington. Participants are invited to play board games from the more than 1,000 options in the CABS library. The first visit is free. For a meeting schedule, go to cabsgamers.org. For more information, email communications@cabs gamers.org.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2398, 7 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month at the Sharon Memorial Hall, 161 and Morning Street, Worthington. Call 614-888-6137.

Sharon Memorial Hall Board Meeting, 7 to 8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at 137 E. Dublin-Granville Road. Open to the public. For more information, call 614-846-3255.

Worthington Noon Lions Club, noon on the first and third Mondays of the month at the Worthington Holiday Inn. Programs include lunch and a speaker. In addition to collecting used eyeglasses, the group supports library projects, provides free eye screening clinics, donates to pilot dogs and a food pantry. For information, call Bob Scheetz at 614-889-6209 or John Butler, 614-523-3500.

Worthington AM Rotary, 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Worthington Hills Country Club, 920 Clubview Blvd. S., Columbus. For information, visit wamr.org or Call Ellen Dorle at 614-880-0064.

Rotary Club of Dublin Worthington, noon Wednesdays at La Scala, 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Road.

Inventors Network, discussion of the invention process, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Ohio Business College, 4525 Trueman Blvd., Hilliard. Cost is $36 per year for membership (payable at any time, not pro-rated for a partial year), $5 per meeting for nonmembers at the door. Call 614-470-0144 or visit inventorscolumbus.com.

Anthem Toastmaster's Club, noon on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the multipurpose room at their offices, 6740 North High St., Worthington. The purpose of the club is to mentor public speaking skills by giving members opportunities to practice in a safe and secure environment. Free parking is available in the lot behind the building. For more information, go to toastmasters.org and search for the club, No. 749-359.

Accountant Information Market, Worthington-Westerville chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 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.

AmSpirit Worthington, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 99 Worthington Mall. Contact Gina Winterstein at gina@panageanetworks.com.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Premier Chapter, 7:45 a.m. Tuesdays at the Northwoods 1 Building in Worthington. For information, contact Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912.

North Outerbelt Amspirit, 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Winking Lizard, 1380 Bethel Road. Call Tom Anderson at 614-679-0912 or email tom.anderson@excelleweb.com.

Northwest Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the MCL Cafeteria in Kingsdale Center. Call Joe Sonderman at 614-294-2328. For information, visit northwestkiwanis.com.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon the first and third Mondays of every month at Azteca Mexican Grill, 5925 Sawmill Road. Visitors are welcome; visit sawmilltoastmastersclubs.org. Members focus on improving public speaking skills.

New Neighbors League of Greater Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, informal monthly coffees in members' homes and monthly book clubs for women who have moved to the Columbus Metro areas within one year of relocation. For information, email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

Support groups

Grief Support Group, featuring a Christian-based manual, suggested readings and handout material, 6:30 to 8 p.m. for six weeks beginning May 4, at St. Michael Church, 5750 N. High St., Worthington. Co-facilitators are C.G. Jones and Mary Ann Koncal. For more information or to register, call Jones at 614-846-2361 or the parish office at 614-885-7814.

Greater Columbus Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group, 10 a.m. to noon April 25, at Ohio ENT, 974 Bethel Road in Columbus. The group discusses research and treatments related to SD and how other patients cope on a daily basis. There is no fee. Participants should enter on the right side of building towards the back. For more information contact Marcia Eyre at meeyre@hotmail.com, Mare Hull at hullmare@columbus.rr.com or Dawn Lowery at Loweryd@ohpin.com.

Myasthenia Gravis Support Group, 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 25 at the Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Road. For more information, call Jane 614-732-5930.

GOALS (Giving Those with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Another Lifestyle) Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of April in Room 317 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.

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.

Depression Support Group, co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Syntero, 5:30 to 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Syntero-Dublin Counseling Center, 299 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin. Call Amanda to confirm at 614-889-5722, ext. 222, or visit mhafc.org. An additional group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the first and third Mondays of the month at the Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 4131 N. High St. Call Megan to confirm at 614-221-1441.

Schizophrenics Anonymous, sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, in Room 317 at Worthington Methodist Church, 600 N. High St. Meetings subject to change. Call to confirm. Call Megan at 614-221-1441.

Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness, meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at North Community Lutheran Church, 114 Morse Road; and from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays in Room 149C at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-470-0397.

Guy's Night: Men Supporting Men, 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Cancer Support Community, 1200 Old Henderson Road. The group, facilitated by Larry Walters, Bryan Loveless and Ricky Kitchen, will focus on male-specific cancers and other cancer diagnoses. Topics include healthier living, improved quality of life and ways to cope with diagnosis and treatment. To register, call 614-884-4673.

Men and Grief, 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month, at Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive. This group confronts the distinct issues men face in grieving, discussing strategies and tactics for coping and progressing. The group is sponsored by OhioHealth as part of its Community Bereavement Services Program. To register or for more information, call 614-566-5377.

Compassionate Friends, Providing Grief Support after the Death of a Child, 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1479 Morse Road, Columbus. For more information, call 614-882-8986.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 9:30 a.m. on the first Friday of the month at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Chris Goodson at 614-459-0477 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time. Respite care available, call leader.

Alzheimer's Support Group, Adult Children, 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. Call Emily Jones at 614-499-3411 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 N. High St. Individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, panic, fatigue, depression or fear are welcome. Freewill offerings accepted. For more information, contact Paul at 614-895-6760.

Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder support group and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 445 E. Granville Road, Buildings M and O, Worthington. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-293-9550.

Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the third floor multi-purpose room at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call Dodie Wood at 614-481-8888.

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.

Cocaine Anonymous, for meeting information, call 614-251-1122.

Bipolar Anonymous, 7 p.m. Thursdays, at Maple Grove United Methodist Church in basement room 6, 7 W. Henderson Road. For information, call David at 614-895-1002.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.

MOMS Club of Northwest Columbus, 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2480 W. Dublin-Granville Road. Call Amy at 614-459-4877 or Angela at 614-538-0061.