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Eastside events of the week for Nov. 14
Annual Turkey Shoot
The Summit Station Lion’s Club will hold its annual Turkey Shoot every Sunday through Dec. 5 at the club, located on Summit Road, south of Broad Street. Sign-ups start at 10 a.m., with the first shoot starting at noon until the last shoot is done.
Reynoldsburg-Truro Township Historical Society
The Reynoldsburg Truro Historical Society will hold its monthly open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 20. The museum is located at 1485 Jackson St., opposite Hannah Ashton Middle School. This month features a book sale and display of a recently discovered signature quilt from 1890. Free admission, plenty of parking in back and refreshments are included. Contact Mark at (614) 868-5354 or visit www.rths.info.
Pickerington library events
• Harry Potter Jeopardy will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18 as part of the teen/tween program series. Test your knowledge about “Harry Potter” books and have a chance to win tickets to Marcus Theatre. Call to register at (614) 837-4104 ext. 233.
• The library will host activities for families based on the book, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” at 2 p.m. Nov. 20. Registration is required. Call (614) 614-837-4104, ext. 231.
• Franklin County will hold an immunization clinic at the library from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 23. Parents/guardians need to bring shot records for children. Please dress accordingly (T-shirts and tops with loose sleeves). Clinics are a walk-in basis- no appointments necessary. Medicaid, Molina, Caresource are accepted – bring cards. Private insurance is not accepted. Immunizations are given according to a sliding scale. They are $10 each and there is a $15 assessment fee. Adult vaccines also are also available on a different sliding scale. Any questions, contact the Franklin County Board of Health (614) 462-6674.
Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen wants the citizens of Fairfield County to be aware of a group of professional solicitors out of Las Vegas who have been contacting people either by phone or U.S. Mail soliciting donations to the “United States Deputy Sheriff’s Association” and other service organizations.
As sheriff of Fairfield County, the only sheriff’s organization that Phalen supports is the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association, which deals with concerns and legislative matters concerning the Sheriff’s Office of Ohio and law enforcement as a whole, according to a news release from the Office of the Sheriff.
Bread for the community
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 530 McNaughten Road in Columbus, distributes bread, bagels and other bakery produce as part of the Panera Bread “End of Day” program.
The Prince of Peace distribution is every Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. All bread is given away free on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Everyone is welcomed.
Refuge of Hope Full Gospel Church is holding a ministry of couples that connect and bring strength to couples in these trying times.
The group meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month at 80 S. 6th St. For more information, call (614) 279-3345.
The following clinics are offered free through Vineyard Community Church: Computer repairs, chiropractor, medical, vision (require no insurance), legal, and auto (May-October).
The clinics are offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month at Vineyard Community Church, 15187 Palmer Road SW, Reynoldsburg.
For more information or interested health care professionals who would like to volunteer should call (740) 927-7729, visit www.vineyard05.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Beginnings Animal Shelter will host Bingo on Wednesdays at the American Legion, 7725 Refugee Road, Pickerington. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and games start at 7 p.m. There will be a snack bar, Cookie Jar, great instants and Lucky Losers. For more information, go to www.newbeginningsas.org.
Parents’ Day Out
Parkview Presbyterian Church in Reynoldsburg is now accepting registration for its Parents’ Day Out Program.
The program is a Christian-based play group for 2- and 3-year-old children. The class meets on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Parkview Presbyterian Church is located on Livingston Avenue next to Blacklick Woods Metro Park.
For more information, call the church office at (614) 866-5451.
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