KASA quartet concert, 3 p.m. Jan. 8 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 700 High St., Worthington. KASA, a newly-formed string quartet that plays styles ranging from classical to gypsy jazz, will perform as part of the 2016/17 Music Series at St. John's. Attendance is free, but offerings will be accepted to support the music series. For details, visit stjohnsworthington.org.

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Events and programs

High Road Gallery and Studios, show with the theme Taking the High Road, Jan. 5 through March 12 the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St. Carol Hershey, the owner and operator of High Road, will show a selection of her works in pen and Ink, polymer clay and pastel. Other studio artists will share their works in jewelry, over-glaze on porcelain, sculpture, acrylics, polymer clay with wood, oils and colored pencil. A free public reception is set for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the center.

KASA quartet concert, 3 p.m. Jan. 8 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 700 High St., Worthington. KASA, a newly-formed string quartet that plays styles ranging from classical to gypsy jazz, will perform as part of the 2016/17 Music Series at St. John's. Attendance is free, but offerings will be accepted to support the music series. For details, visit stjohnsworthington.org.

Worthington Libraries, Literary Libations, 7 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Pub Out Back, 679-C High St. The selected title for discussion will be "The Book of Speculation" by Erika Swyler. There is no fee.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, 11 a.m. Jan. 16 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. This annual event features community musical performances, including youth and adult Capriccio choirs, and author and activist Reginald Dwayne Betts. A light luncheon will follow the program. It is free and open to the public.

Worthington Interfaith Neighbors, Sharing Our Stories, 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at Old Worthington Library, 820 High St. Religious leaders from Christianity, Islam and Judaism will focus on their religious beliefs and practices regarding acceptance of other faiths. Attendance is free. For details, visit bit.ly/2hTSnJl.

International Celebration Dinner, 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 High St. Guests can experience the Cuban culture at the 2017 WIFA International Celebration Dinner. The program is free for 2017 WIFA members, $10 for non-members and $5 for children.

Worthington Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays in January at Shops at Worthington Place, 7227 N. High St. Fresh produce, plants, meats and other homemade foods, desserts and crafts will be featured.

Toronzo Cannon concert, 10 p.m. Feb. 4 at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza, 5601 N. High St., Worthington. Blues musician Toronzo Cannon will perform a concert in support of his debut album "The Chicago Way." Tickets cost $15 for general admission and $20 for reserved seats. For details, call 614-436-2625 or visit nataliescoalfiredpizza.com.

Highline Coffee Art Space, presentation of original illustrations by central Ohio artist Jesus Walle in February at 691 High St. Walle's artwork celebrates lucha libre, a form of professional wrestling developed in Mexico that is characterized by colorful masks and rapid sequences of maneuvers. An artist's reception is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 11. Business hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Go to highlinecoffeeco.com for more information.

Meetings

Central Ohio Photo Group, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 7 at Northwest Library, 2280 Hard Road, Columbus. Event will cover high key lighting techniques for headshots and body portraits and shooting a model. Donations for the model are suggested. For details, bit.ly/2hxCh6Z.

Worthington Daughters of the American Revolution, 12:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Worthington Municipal Building, 6550 N. High St. The program will feature Frank Bullock, Civil War speaker, presenting the life of Gen. William T. Sherman.

Worthington Linworth Kiwanis, 6:30 p.m. every first and third Monday at the Holiday Inn, 7007 N. High St., Worthington. For more information, visit ohiokiwanis.org.

Assistance League of Metro Columbus, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at 400 W. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 170, Worthington. Call 614-404-8709 or visit ALColumbus.org.

Women Marines Association, Ohio-3 Florence Jelsma Fawley chapter, a veterans association specifically for women Marines, meets quarterly in the Columbus-Dayton area. For information, email oh3@womenmarines.org.

Clintonville Hammer Dulcimer Club, 7 to 8:30 p.m. second Thursdays at the Wesley Glen Retirement Community, 5155 N. High St., Columbus. Attendees should bring their own hammer dulcimer. For more information, call 614-530-8827, email marxolin@gmail.com or visit barbfeick.com/dulcimer.

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@cabsgamers.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. For information 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 J Liu Restaurant & Bar, 668 N. High St. 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, 614-565-0790.

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.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon every first and third Monday at the Safelite Group Inc. corporate office, 7400 Safelite Way, Columbus. Members focus on improving public speaking skills. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit sawmill.toastmastersclubs.org.

Inventors Network, presentations and discussion about the invention process, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Columbus State Community College, Westerville Center, 7233 Northgate Way, Westerville. Membership is $40 per year, or $5 per meeting 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.

Buckeye Bop Club, swing dance club, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at the Emerald City Ballroom, 2809 Festival Lane, Dublin. Lessons are offered from 7 to 8 p.m., with dancing to follow. Partners are not necessary and beginners are welcome. Membership is $25 per year; cover charges are $8 for guests, $5 for members. For more information go to v4.buckeyebopclub.org.

Columbus Sacred Harp Singers, 4 to 6 p.m. on the first and third Sundays at St. James Episcopal Church, 3400 Calumet St., Columbus. New members are invited to this participatory singing experience; learn the four shape note system and sing early American hymns published in the Sacred Harp. Loaner books available. For more information, go to columbussacredharp.org or call Laura at 614-270-9160.

English Country Dancers of Columbus, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the first, third and fifth Sundays of the month October through June at Clinton Heights Lutheran Church, corner of North High Street and Clinton Heights Avenue. From July to September, the group meets on the third Sunday only. First night is free, after that a donation of $2 is welcome. For information go to www.bigscioty.com/english.html or call Sue at 614-263-9501.

Heather 'N' Thistle Columbus Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, social classes, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. most Thursdays from September to June at Gates-Fourth United Methodist Church, 1234 Fourth St. Participants learn the ballroom dances of Scotland. Beginners welcome at all times, with no partner needed. For information go to www.rscdscincinnati.org and click on Columbus under "Member Groups" or call Laura at 614-270-9160.

Columbus Folk Dancers, recreational international folk dancing, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at Summit on 16th United Methodist Church. First-time guests can participate at no cost. For directions go to recfolkdancecolumbus.org/CFD. For additional information contact Leslie at ljsdancer@gmail.com or 614-262-7248, or Ann at annkangas336@gmail.com or 614-267-8183.

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 or via e-mail at tom.anderson@excelleweb.com. For general information, visit amspirit.com.

Columbus Area Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 10 a.m. on the second Thursday (except August) at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St., Dublin. Coffee available at 9:30 a.m. EGA is a national nonprofit organization which fosters the art of embroidery. Guests are invited. For more information, go to sites.google.com/site/columbusareaega or Facebook Columbus Area Chapter EGA.

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.

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. Visit newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. For information, email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

Support groups

Amps4ohio Inc., 6 to 8 p.m. second Wednesdays at American Orthopedics, 1151 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus. This amputee support and activity group offers monthly activities and recreation, education and support for amputees or those facing limb loss, their families and friends and practitioners. For more information, call 740-777-8180 or visit amps4ohio.com.

Behavioral Health Families in Touch Family Support Group, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Dempsey Family and Education Center at Riverside Methodist Hospital, 3535 Olentangy River Road. This support group for adult friends/family members of adults with mental illness is co-sponsored by OhioHealth and Mental Health America of Franklin County. The group is free, limited to adults, and features a monthly guest speaker. No registration is required. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm. For questions call 614-566-2638 or 614-788-6115 or visit mhafc.org.

Maternal mental health, 6:45 to 8 p.m. every first Tuesday, Columbus Birth & Parenting, Suite LL7, 6649 N. High St., Worthington. A Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms support group for mothers beyond the postpartum period with children from toddlers to teens. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change. For more information, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

The Schizophrenics Anonymous meeting at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Worthington United Methodist Church will no longer convene. For information on other SA group options, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Mindful Living, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every first Thursday at Wellness Now Group, Suite A, 5329 N. High St., Columbus. The group is sponsored by by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Nar-Anon family group, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus. The support group is for those who are concerned that someone close to them may have a drug problem. For more information, call 614-383-8086.

Bipolar Peer Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays in Room 158A, Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus. The group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and the Peers Enriching Each other's Recovery Center. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms pregnancy/postpartum support group, meets twice per month; call for location details. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change; call 614-221-1441, or visit mhafc.org.

GOALS (Giving Those with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Another Lifestyle) Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, in Room 314 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. For information, go to mhafc.org.

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 or visit emotionsanonymous.org.

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 or info@LowSelfHelpSystems.org.

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, 8001 Ravines Edge Court. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-896-8222 or visit thecenterforbalancedliving.org.

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, visit caohio.org or call 614-251-1122.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous, for meeting information, visit the website OA.org.

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.