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MUSIC


Thursday Evening Concerts in the Park, today, Aug. 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Gallant Woods Preserve, 2151 Buttermilk Hill Road — A free concert featuring the Muleskinner Band. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic. Gallant Woods Preserve, 2151 Buttermilk Hill Road.


HEALTH


Big Walnut Relay For Life Bark For Life, Sunday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. at Sunbury Village Square — A K-9 inspired fundraiser for Big Walnut Relay For Life, including dog grooming, nail clipping, agility course, “Best-Dressed” Dog competition and other activities.Same-day registration is $15 for one dog, $20 for two dogs and begins at 5 p.m. Call Anita Bowman at 740-816-3477 for more information.


OLDER ADULTS


• “Go Wild” Grandparents Day at the Center, Thursday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Center for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Rd. — Bring your grandchildren to see animals from The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and from Preservation Parks. There will be a cake walk, dancing, coloring, photo with the mascot from Preservation Parks, lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and a Farmers Market from noon-2:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.growingolder.org.


FAMILY


• Perseid Meteor Shower Campout, Saturday, Aug 9. at 7 p.m. to Sunday, Aug. 10 at 9 a.m. at Blue Creek Preserve, 9627 Fontanelle Rd, Ostrander — A campout to view an annual meteor shower at Preservation Parks. To register, call 740-524-8600, ext. 6, or email saundras@preservationparks.com.


KIDS


• Wiggles and Giggles Storytime for 3-year-olds, Thursdays, 9:45-10:15 a.m. at Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive — A storytime that emphasizes early-learning concepts such as colors, numbers, letters, and shapes. Creativity and participation are encouraged through songs, games, and crafts. For more information, visit community.lib.oh.us.


• Laugh and Learn Storytime for 4-6 year-olds, Thursdays, 10:30-11 a.m. at Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive — A storytime that emphasizes concepts such as early phonics, math, science, and critical thinking skills. Creativity and participation are encouraged through songs, games, and crafts. For more information, visit community.lib.oh.us.


Time for Twos, Tuesdays, 9:45 a.m., Sunbury Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive. — Two year olds and their parents/caregivers are invited to join the fun at our Time for Twos storytime! There are stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities, all with a focus on pre-literacy skills. Siblings welcome. For more information, visit community.lib.oh.us.


Baby Time, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., Sunbury Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive - Storytime for infants and toddlers, with an accompanying adult. Participants will enjoy songs, rhymes, and early experiences with books. Siblings welcome. For more information, visit community.lib.oh.us.


SUPPORT


Tuesday Night Footprints Group, Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Sunbury Church of the Nazarene, 830 N. Ohio 61 — AA meeting information at aacentralohio.org or 800-870-3795.


Addiction, chemical dependancy and substance abuse group, Mondays at 7:30 p.m. at the Vineyard Church of Delaware County – for more information, contact facilitator Brian Davis at bdavis.counseling@gmail.com.


• Support group for current and former victims of domestic violence, 7 p.m., Call Turning Point, 1-800-232-6505, for location


CIVIC


Berkshire Township Trustee meetings, Monday, Aug. 11 at Township Hall, located at 1454 Rome Corners Rd. — Regular meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7:30 p.m.


COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE


Clothing Give Away, Saturday, Aug. 9, 9 a.m.-3p.m. at the Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 West Cherry Street at the S.R. 36/37 and S.R. 3 in the church lower level multipurpose room — Gently-used adult and children’s will be given to Big Walnut area residents in need. Clean, gently used items can still be donated through tonight at SUMC. For more information call SUMC at 740-965-3813, Nancy Singer at 740-965-6374 or email rasnvs@embarqmail.com.


Food pantry, 10 a.m.-noon, Delaware City Vineyard, 425 S. Sandusky St., Suite 3 — Walk-ins welcome. For more information, call 740-362-6383 or visit www.delawarecityvineyard.org.


• The Big Walnut Friends Who Share Store, Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 6:30-8p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 9-11:30 a.m. at 216 High Street — Big Walnut area families in need can get food assistance, clothing, furniture, kitchen appliances - anything needed in a household. The store is open from 9 until 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings, and from 6:30 until 8 p.m. during the evening on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 740-965-9596. Visit Big Walnut Friends Who Share online at www.bigwalnutfriendswhoshare.org.


• The Big Walnut Friends Who Share Store - Seniors, Saturday, Aug. 9, from 9-11:30 a.m. at 216 High Street — Big Walnut area seniors in need can get food assistance, clothing, furniture, kitchen appliances - anything needed in a household. The store is open from 9 until 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings, and from 6:30 until 8 p.m. during the evening on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 740-965-9596. Visit Big Walnut Friends Who Share online at www.bigwalnutfriendswhoshare.org.


VOLUNTEER


Big Walnut Friends Who Share — Eastern Delaware County’s all-volunteer grass-roots social service agency serving Big Walnut area families throughout the year with food assistance, clothing, furniture, kitchen appliances - anything needed in a household. Volunteers help out at the center from 9 a.m. until 11:30 every Monday morning. To volunteer, to donate needed items, or to make a financial contribution to Friends Who Share projects, call 740-965-9596. Visit Big Walnut Friends Who Share online at www.bigwalnutfriendswhoshare.org.


PETS


Humane Society of Delaware County Wellness & Vaccine Clinic: 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., HSDC, 4920 Ohio 37E — no appointments required. For more information, contact 740-369-7387 or visit hsdcohio.org. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. No appointment needed.


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