Franklin County Public Health will offer adult and child immunizations by appointment only from 9:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 and 17 at Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road.

Most major insurances are accepted. A sliding fee scale is available for those without insurance.

Those wishing to receive immunizations must bring a shot record, parent photograph identification and insurance card.

Children cannot be seen without these three documents. A completed consent form is also required if a parent or legal guardian is not present at the clinic.

To schedule appointments, call 614-525-3719 or visit

Canan joins
Generation Rx Lab

Cynthia Canan, of Dublin, recently joined the Generation Rx Lab at the Center of Science and Industry as an assistant director.

The Lab is an innovative educational experience at COSI run by Canan, lab director Nicole Kwiek, and undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

Located in the "Life" exhibit, the Lab allows visitors of all ages to conduct engaging, hands-on experiments as they learn about the science of drugs.

For more information, visit

Environmental Ceramic
Art exhibit to open at DAC

An exhibition of environmental ceramic art by Japanese muralist Ikuzo Fujiwara will be on display from April 25 to June 9 at the Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive.

The exhibition, which features more than 60 works of art, will introduce Fujiwara's philosophy of how site-specific ceramic mural and monument artwork meet the needs of a space and become imbedded in the nature of the community.

Fujiwara will be available for "Meet the Artist" hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 25 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26; and an artist reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. April 25 at the Arts Council. Gallery Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

For more information, visit

Sung wins Best of Show
at Duck Stamp contest

Karen Sung, a 13-year-old student of Art2D3D School in Dublin, recently won Best of Show at the Ohio Junior Duck Stamp Contest 2017.

The Federal Junior Duck Stamp program is designed to help students in grades K-12 learn about waterfowl and their habitats through connecting art and science.

For details, visit

The Spot Athletics
opens in Dublin

The Spot Athletics recently announced the grand opening of its 20,000-square-foot private training facility at 7007 Holt Road.

The facility includes 50 yards of turf, custom equipment and coaches to help guests reach performance goals for sport or life.

For details, visit

Gray to perform at Memorial tourney
benefit concert May 20

The Memorial Tournament 2017 benefit concert will be "IGS Energy Evening with David Gray," held at 6 p.m. May 20 at Express Live! 405 Neil Ave., Columbus.

The concert, presented by the city of Dublin, will benefit the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation and Nationwide Children's Hospital alliance and support the Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Tickets cost $175 per person or $350 per couple.

For details or tickets, visit or call 614-355-5400.

Students advance to
BPA national competition

Two teams of Dublin students recently advanced to the Business Professionals of America national competition after placing first and second in their respective categories at the state competition in Columbus.

The Broadcast Video Production Satellite at Dublin Scioto High School placed first in Broadcast News. Students include Victoria Allison, Grace Hamman, Rachel Johnson and Emily Norris.

The Broadcast Video Production Satellite at Dublin Coffman High School placed first in Video Production. Students Ellie Blankenhorn, Kylie Young, Paige Warren and Abby Vollmer.

For details, visit

Drug 'Take-Back'
event scheduled

The Union County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Richwood Police, Plain City Police, Memorial Hospital and the Union County Drug Free Coalition, will sponsor a prescription drug "Take-Back" day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at the Pleasant Valley Fire Department, 650 W. Main St., Plain City.

The public is encouraged to run in potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescriptions. Pills, patches and other solid prescriptions will be accepted. Liquid, needles or other sharps will not be accepted.

The take-back process is anonymous, and no questions will be asked. Area residents may also use the permanent prescription drop-off boxes provided by the sheriff's office in the Union County Justice Center at the Plain City Police Department, 231 Friend St.; and at the Richwood Police Department, 153 N. Franklin St.

For details, call 937-645-4150.

Dublin Arts Council
announces series

The Dublin Arts Council recently announced the musical lineup for the 34th annual DAC "Sundays at Scioto" summer concert series, which will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays, June 11-July 30, at the outdoor amphitheater at Scioto Park, 7377 Riverside Drive, Dublin.

The free outdoor concert series provides an array of Central Ohio, regional and international musicians. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Dinner and dessert will be offered for sale each week, and a portion of food sales will benefit the concert series.

Concerts include 7 Bridges, June 11; Davina and the Vagabonds, June 18; Alexis Gomez, June 25; Dulahan, July 2; The Ark Band, July 9; The Malpass Brothers, Jul 16; PopGun, July 23; and Six Appeal, July 30.

For details, call 614-889-7444 or visit

Registration opens for
ARTcamps at Dublin Arts Council

Registration recently opened through June 9 for ARTcamps, a summer exploration program for ages 6-18 at Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive.

Campers will mold clay on a potter's wheel, sculpt, draw and paint using various materials or explore acting techniques in a natural riverfront amphitheater.

Weekly sessions begin June 19 and conclude Aug. 11. Content, activities and age levels vary by week. Cost is $140-$190 per session. Camp registration can be made at Early registration is recommended.

For information call 614-889-7444.