Community Calendar

"FIGHT FOR DIABETES"   Central Ohio Diabetes Association   July 12 and 13   The Medallion Country Club, Westerville    NBA point guard Trey Burke hosts a celebrity gold tournament and fundraiser dinner to support CODA.   For details, call (614) 884-4400 or log on to http://www.treyburkeevent.com/.

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"CAMP LEAD"   The Leadership Experience   Registration deadline:  July 12   Young people can learn basketball and leadership skills at this summer camp.   For details, call (614) 367-0362 or log on to http://www.leadershipexperience.us/Summer-Camp.html.

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"FAMILY DAY SERIES"   Pizzuti Collection   July 5, August 2, September 20, October 4      These free family days feature a guided children's tour, an art-inspired scavenger hunt, and each child will be given a sketchbook to created his or her own masterpieces.   For details, log on to www.pizzuticollection.org.

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"SUMMER ACADEMIC CAMP"   Youth for a Positive Image   July 6-9   Columbus State Community College   9:00am - 3:45pm  Professional instructors will lead middle-schoolers through skill sessions in math, science, language arts, writing, and organization.   For details, call (614) 329-1734 or e-mail yfapi@email.com.

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"RED WHITE AND BOOM"   Grange Insurance Audubon Center   Friday, July 3   505 West Whittier Street, Columbus   Reserve the perfect Red White and Boom viewing spot and support the Audubon Center.   For details, call (614) 545-5479 or log on to http://grange.audubon.org.

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"DOO DAH PARADE"   Friends of Doo Dah   Saturday, July 4   Short North Arts District   1:00pm   Celebrate liberty and lunacy at the 32nd annual Doo Dah Parade.   For details, call (614) 228-0621, e-mail mzdoodah@yahoo.com, or log on to www.DooDahParade.com.

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"MY BROTHER'S KEEPER COMMUNITY FORUM"   City of Columbus   Friday, July 10   South High School, Columbus   9:30am - 1:00pm   These forums for African American male youth, ages 10-18, feature discussion of issues those young men face in their communities.   For details, log on to www.Columbus.gov/MBK2015.

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"VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION"   Greater Columbus Arts Council   June 25-September 6   Columbus Museum of Art   This exhibit highlights the talent and ability of local award-winning artists.   For details, call (614) 221-4848 or log on to www.columbusmuseum.org.

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"RAMADAN IFTAR"   Ahmadiyya Muslim Community   June 18 - July 17   Ba'itul Nasir Mosque, Groveport   8:00PM-9:30PM   This is s Ramadan "breaking of fast" program to give the public a closer look at Muslims and how they observe their daily prayers.   For details, call (614) 456-6094 or log on to http://alislam.org/

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"LET THE STORIES BE TOLD"   Cultural Arts Center   Friday, July 10   139 West Main Street, Columbus   6:00pm-8:00pm   Local artists and art experts Barbara Nicholson and Bettye Stull tell personal stories about the artists they have befriended and collected over their lifetimes.   For details, call (614) 645-7047 or e-mail TMCamp@columbus.gov.

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"SUMMER READING CLUB"   Columbus Metropolitan Library   May 30-August 1   Keep your child reading over the summer and he or she can earn prizes while completing reading goals.   For details, log on to www.columbuslibrary.org.

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"PAGE TURNERS:  THE ART OF AWARD-WINNING PICTUREBOOKS"   Columbus Museum of Art   May 15 - September 6   This exhibit showcases imaginative, humorous, scary, exquisite and lively art from award-winning books from the 1950's to the present.   For details, call (614) 221-4848 or log on to www.columbusmuseum.org.

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"2015 SUMMER ARTS CAMP"   King Arts Complex   June 8-July 31   867 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Columbus   9:00am-3:00pm   Through visual and performing arts activities, students ages 5-13 will explore the importance of the Voting Rights Act and  becoming a voice of a new generation.   For details, log on to http://kingartscomplex.com/summer-camp/.

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"2016 GRANT CYCLE"   The Women's Fund   Deadline:  Monday, July 6   The Women's Fund is offering grants to support social change programs in the areas of economic self-sufficiency for women, leadership for women, and lifeskills for girls.   For details, call (614) 225-9926 or log onto www.womensfundcentralohio.org.

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"JUNIOR GOLF CLASSIC"   Nationwide Children's Hospital   July 6   OSU Golf Club   Well kids will be playing golf to help the sick kids at Nationwide Children's Hospital.   For details, log on to www.NCC-Golf.com/Junior-Golf-Classic. 

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"PROPOSALS FOR GALLERY OF ECHOES"   Greater Columbus Arts Council   Deadline:  June 26   Visual artists are invited to produce pieces of public artwork for the next ShadowBox Live presentation of "Gallery of Echoes".   For details, log on to www.gcac.org.

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 "CYPER:  REQUESTED"   King Arts Complex   June 25 - August 8   867 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Columbus   This group exhibition is an open call bringing together artists who create work dedicated to the narratives told through the lyrics of hip-hop music.   For details, call (614) 645-5464 or log on to http://kingartscomplex.com/cypher-requested/.

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"RICHARD III"   Actors' Theatre of Columbus   June 25-August 2   Schiller Park, Columbus   8:00pm   This play by William Shakespeare is directed by Jennifer Feather Youngblood.   For details, call (614) 444-6888 or log on to www.theactorstheatre.org.

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"LC SUMMER BASH AND FIREWORKS"   Lewis Center Business Association   Saturday, July 4   Olentangy High School Football Stadium   Celebrate the 4th with fireworks, a festival and a concert featuring Gavin DeGraw.   For details, log on to www.LCBash.com.

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"FREEDOM 5 AND 10K"   Rotary Club of Hilliard   Saturday, July 4   Ray Patch Family YMCA, Hilliard   8:00am   For details, log on to http://portal.clubrunner.ca/4807.

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"3RD ANNUAL BEAT THE HEAT EVENT"    IMPACT Community Action   Wednesday, July 1   700 Bryden Road, Columbus  10:00am-3:00pm   The HEAP Summer Crisis Program provides electric utility assistance and access to free air conditioners and/or fans to income-eligible households.   For details, call (614) 252-2799 or log on to www.impactca.org.

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"ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION"   City of Groveport   Various Groveport locations   Saturday, July 4   9:30am   Activities include parades, games, a kiddie tractor pull, and a Beatles tribute band.   For details, log on to http://www.groveport.org/.

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"BIG DATA AND CYBER SECURITY"   Columbus Metropolitan Club   Wednesday, July 1   Athletic Club of Columbus   12:00pm-1:15pm   An expert panel discusses the risks and rewards of the conveniences of our digital world.   For details, call (614) 464-3220 or log on to www.columbusmetroclub.org.

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"THE PEACE LABYRINTH:  QUILTING THE GOLDEN RULE"    The Interfaith Association of Central Ohio   June 22 - July 11   Martin de Porres Center, Columbus   This exhibit features quilts with faith messages based on the Golden Rule.   For details, call (614) 849-0290 or log on to www.iaco.org.

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"BOYS' JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP"   USA Volleyball   June 28 - July 5   Greater Columbus Convention Center   8:00am - 9:00pm   The best amateur volleyball players in the country are in town for this championship tournament.   For details, log on to http://www.teamusa.org/usa-volleyball/events/indoor/boys/2015-bjnc/tickets.

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"MR. FUNDY'S FINANCIAL LIFE SKILLS PLAYBOOK'   Lawrence Funderburke Youth Organization   July 6-10 and July 20-24   Columbus Academy   9:00am - 4:00pm   Students in grades 6 thru 10 will learn the keys to financial and personal success at these summer camps.   For details, e-mail info@LFYO.org.

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 "SUMMER STAGES:  CANINE CABARET"   Vaud-Villities   July 9-11   Northland Performing Arts Center   8:00pm   These shows spotlight the talents of Vaud-Villities performers as they raise money to support the medical care of local animal shelter dogs.   For details, call (614) 262-7469 or log on to www.vvshows.org.

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"HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD WALKING TOURS"   Columbus Landmarks   July 12 and 21   German Village   For details, e-mail info@columbuslandmarks.org.

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"SEUSSICAL JR."   Columbus Children's Theatre   July 8-19   Park Street Theatre   All of your favorites Dr. Seuss characters spring into life in a fantastical musical extravaganza.   For details, call (614) 224-6672 or log on to www.ColumbusChildrensTheatre.org.

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"HIRING FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE JOBS"   HMS Host   Thursday, July 2   Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Airport Hotel   10:00am-3:00pm   Hiring for positions at Port Columbus Airport restaurants ... cooks, baristas, bartenders, cashiers, hosts.   For details, call (614) 239-2225.

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