What’s Happening

March 3                                             Twin City Little League

Tuesday March, 3rd the Twin City Little League will be holding their last sign-up day from 530-800pm at the Claymont Board Office in Dennison. Anyone interested in coaching or volunteering should stop by as well.

March 3                                            Health Screen 

On Tuesday, March 3rd Trinity Hospital Twin City’s Community Outreach Department will host a health screen from 7:30 to 11:30 at Baker’s IGA, 316 South College Street.  Free blood pressure checks will be offered, and blood tests to measure total cholesterol and sugar levels will be available for $10.  No appointment is necessary to participate in the health screen.  For more information you can call 740-922-7450 ext. 2124.

March 7                                            Community Breakfast 

A Community Breakfast will be held on March 7th from 7-11am at Valley View Community Church’s Family Life Center in Sugarcreek.  The all you can eat breakfast consists of pancakes, sausage, eggs, French toast, sausage gravy and biscuits, hash browns, OJ, coffee, milk, hot chocolate and the occasional special dish.  Donations are welcome and will be used for church ministries.  All are invited to come for good food, fellowship and relaxation.  For more information you can call 330-852-2273. 

March 7                                            Class Breakfast 

Tuscarawas Warwick High School Class of 1966 is having there bi-monthly breakfast on March 7th at Buehler’s in New Phila starting at 9am.

March 7                                            Fish Fry 

The Mud Run Fish Fry will be held on Saturday March 7th from 4-8pm at the Tusky VFW.  The meal includes Fish, French Fries, Cole Slaw, a Roll and Dessert for only $10.  All proceeds benefit the Mud Run Watershed.

March 9                                            Gatsby Night

Dover Historical Society will be featuring “Gatsby Night” at the J.E. Reeves Victorian Home on March 9th from 4:30-7:30pm.  Join in for an unforgettable evening featuring the Moravian College Choir.  The Choir and Jazz Band will be performing 1920’s inspired music throughout the evening in the Carriage House and Ballroom. Tours of the home will be given and refreshments will be available.  Tickets are $10 or free for members of the Historical Society.  1920’s style clothing is encouraged.  For more information please call 330-343-7040 or e-mail reeves@tusco.net

March 12                                          Information Night at Kent 

Kent State University at Tuscarawas will hold an Information Night on March 12th at 6pm in Founders Hall auditorium.  The event is designed to give prospective students information regarding the bachelor’s and associate degree programs offered by the campus, as well as the opportunity to learn about the admission process, financial aid, student success strategies and career exploration.  For more information you can call the admissions office at 330-339-3391.

March 13-15                                    Wonder-Full Weekend 

New Philadelphia First Church of the Nazarene will be hosting a “Wonder-Full Weekend” March 13th-15th.  Master Illusionist, Scott Humston from Orlando Fl. will be presenting an exciting program of magical entertainment while presenting the Gospel.  Services are Friday and Saturday, March 13th and 14th at 7pm, and Sunday March 15th at 8:30 and 10:15am.  The church is located at 233 Fair Avenue SE in New Philadelphia.  Everyone is welcome.  For more information you can call the church at 330-343-7144.

March 14                                          Spaghetti Dinner 

Zoar Volunteer Fire Dept. will be having a Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner on Saturday March 14th from 4-8pm.  The all you can eat dinner featuring there famous 4 Alarm Hot Sauce also includes salad, dinner rolls, dessert and beverage and is just $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12.  Carryout is also available for $8 by calling 330-874-2069.  Zoar Fire Department is located at 190 East 5th St.

March 14                                          Breakfast 

A pancake/sausage breakfast will be held on March 14th from 8-11am at Renner’s St. Paul United Church of Christ located at 7620 Renner Rd. SW in Fresno.  Donations will go toward Youth Camp Retreat.  For more information you can call 330-897-0197 or 330-897-4061.

March 14                                          Swap Meet 

The 9th Annual Baltic Fishermans Swap Meet will be held on Saturday, March 14th from 9am-1pm at Baltic Elementary School, 300 East Main Street.  Admission is free and for more information you can call 330-407-8729.

March 15                                          Quarter Gala 

A Quarter Gala to benefit Tuscarawas County Safe Kids Coalition will be held on Sunday, March 15th.  Doors open at 1pm and the Auction begins at 2pm in the Tuscora Park Pavilion.  Cost is $5 per person.

March 21                                          Movie Night 

Camp Kaphar will host a movie night showing “Gods Not Dead” on Saturday, March 21st at 6pm.  Please bring a canned food donation for admission to benefit the Twin City Food Pantry.  Snacks will be provided with cash donation.  Camp Kaphar is located at 1208 N. Uhrich St, in Uhrichsville.

March 21                                          Benefit 

A benefit for Eric Emerson Cox will be held on March 21st from 5-11pm at Uhrichsville Elks.  Featuring the 80’s Metal Band “Shame” it will also be having Raffles, Silent Auction, Lottery Wheel, 50/50 Drawing, Food and a Cash Bar.  Cover Charge is $10.00.  For questions or to make a donation please call 330-696-2385 or 330-447-6157.  Uhrichsville Elks is located at 324 North Uhrich St.

March 21                                          Raffle

The Claymont Foundation is hosting their annual Reverse Raffle on March 21st at the AIC in Dennison. $1700.00 will be given away plus there will be a silent auction where there are items to be bid on such as: Two Cavs tickets in a loge with free food, drink and parking.  An Urban Meyer autographed football.  Four Cleveland Browns Tickets.  Tickets are $50 for a number in the raffle and a steak dinner.  Additional steak dinner tickets are $20. You can contact Barb Bollon at bbollon78@gmail.com or Beth DiDonato at 740-922-4641 for tickets.

March 21                                          Breakfast

The Midvale Miners Festival Breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 21st from 7:30-10am at Midvale United Methodist Church.  Menu includes sausage gravy (also gravy without sausage) over biscuits, scrambled eggs, orange juice, bottled water and coffee.  Carryout is available and Donations will be accepted.  For more info you can call 330-340-1948. 

March 21                                          Soup Supper 

On Saturday, March 21st at 4:30pm the Blue Ridge Grange will be hosting an all you can eat soup supper.  The menu will include 7 different kinds of soup, salad, drink and dessert.  Cost is $7 per person (only the soup is all you can eat).  All proceeds go to the Blue Ridge Grange.  If you have any questions you can call 330-8897-5293. 

March 28                                          Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 

There will be a Pancake Breakfast at the Zoar Volunteer Fire Station on Saturday, March 28th from 7-11am.  Have breakfast with the “Easter Bunny” from 9-11am.  There will be a special surprise for all the children, so bring a camera and get a picture with the Easter Bunny.  All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, hash browns and beverage for just $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.  Carryout is also available by calling 330-874-2069.  All proceeds benefit the Zoar Volunteer Fire Department.                                      

March 28                                          Craft Show 

The Mineral City Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a Spring Craft and Vendor Expo on Saturday, March 28th from 10am-4pm at Mineral City Fire Station, located behind 8503 High St. in Mineral City.  Around 50 crafters and vendors will be on hand with a range of items.  In addition to the vendors, the department will be holding raffles to raise additional funds.  A food stand will also be available throughout the day.  The event will also be an opportunity for those who have not yet seen the new station to get a tour.  As many remember, the fire station was struck by a EF-1 Tornado on July 10th 2013 and recently opened their new station.

April 4                                              Trap Shoot 

The Baltic Conservation Club will be having a Public Trap Shoot on Saturday April 4th beginning at 10am.   Meat & Cheese Prizes  and Raffle Drawing.  This event will be held on CR 42 south of Ragersville.  5650 Troendly Rd. SW.

April 9                                              Card Party 

The Tuscarawas County Democratic Women’s Card Party will be held on Wednesday April 9th from 6-9pm at the Dover Masonic Temple.  Cost is $7 per ticket and includes a light lunch, door prizes and a silent auction.  For reservations call 330-343-2116.  Dover Masonic Temple is located at 718 N. Wooster Avenue.

April 11                                            MS Rock, Walk and Bowl

Saturday, April 11th at Boulevard Lanes, 818 Emerson Ave, Dover.  5 P.M. – midnight.  This public event is being held to raise money towards awareness and research of ending Muscular Sclerosis.  There will be live music by Daniels & Rinehart, Steve Clark, The Rusty Nails, and Big in Japan.  A raffle and 50/50 drawing, food, beverages, bake sale & bowling will all take place. This is a donation only-NO COVER-fundraiser.  For more info on this event, e-mail Amanda Weinhardt @ amanda.ironcowboy@gmail.com or to make an online donation:URLhttp://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/OHAWalkEvents?team_id=405031&pg=team&fr_id=25176  Contact Amanda Weinhardt for donations to WALK MS or Walk Rock & Bowl Benefits Contributions (330-447-9614) 

April 26                                            Quarter Auction 

SUDS (Standing Up For Down Syndrome) will be having a quarter auction on Sunday, April 26th at JIM’S Place in New Phila.  Doors open at 1pm and the auction starts at 2pm.  Tickets are $3 pre sale or $5 at the door.  For more information or to donate you can call 330-340-8274 or 330-243-2731.  DON’T FORGET YOUR QUARTERS!!!!!!! 

April 27-28-29                                  Kindergarten Registration 

The Claymont City School District will hold Kindergarten Registration and Screening on April 27th 28th and 29th.  You will need to call Tammy McMillen at the Northside Preschool, 740-922-5888 for an appointment time.  Registration and screening will be held at First Christian Church in Uhrichsville.  You can pick up registration packets at the Superintendents office, Park, Eastport Ave. and Trenton Ave. Elementaries or Northside Preschool.  The packet can also be found at www.claymontschools.org click on the forms tab, under Student and click Kindergarten Packet.  Kindergarten packets should completed before you arrive for your childs screening appointment.  Children who will be five years of age by August 1st 2015, may enter kindergarten. 

Ongoing Feb 20-March 27              Fish Fry 

The Church of the Holy Trinity at 1835 Dover/Zoar Rd. in Bolivar will host their annual Friday Fish Fry Dinners from 4-7:30pm starting February 20th thru March 27th.  The menu includes: 1pc baked cod or 2pc deep fried pollock for $6.  2pc baked cod or 4pc deep fried Pollock for $8.  All you can eat deep fried Pollock for $12.  Sides include your choice of French fries or rice pilaf, cole slaw or applesauce, roll and butter, and coffee or punch.  All funds raised are used for charitable causes. 

Ongoing every month                      Aultman Blood Drive

The Blood Drive takes place every Tuesday & Thursday @ Union Hospital, 659 Boulevard, Dover from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.  For further information:  330-343-3311; Ext 2294 

Ongoing ‘Til Further Notice            Line Dancing

Singles of Tuscarawas County, affiliated with First United Methodist Church will have Free Line Dance Lessons every Monday at 6:30pm at Jim’s Place.  All events are alcohol free and no children please.  Jim’s Place is located at 228 West High Ave. in New Phila. 

Ongoing TFN                                   Plat Books Available

The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension has plat books available for purchase at the office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm in New Philadelphia. The cost is $15 per book and proceeds benefit the 4-H program. 

Ongoing TFN                                   Gas Pipeline Information

The oil and gas activity throughout the county has created the need for the construction of pipelines to move the product. Many landowners who are being contacted about their property can receive free resources to help landowners get answers. Log on to http://tuscarawas.osu.edu or contact the Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension at 330-339-2337.