What’s Happening

TFN               HIV Testing

The New Philadelphia City Health Department is offering free HIV testing.  HIV is best treated when it is detected early.  You might be at risk for contracting HIV if you have a non-professional tattoo, blood transfusion or an organ transplant prior to 1992, sharing needles or straws when using drugs, unprotected sex, if you have hepatitis B or hepatitis C, if you have been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease, or blood to blood contact with someone of unknown HIVstatus.  The New Philadelphia City Health Department can get you the test results in twenty minutes, and its free!   They are open 8am to 11:30am and 1pm to 4pm Monday thru Friday.  The New Philadelphia City Health Department is located at 150 East High Avenue in New Philadelphia.  Look them up on-line for more information.   Someone who is infected with HIV does not look sick.  Get tested, it’s free.  Know your status.  Don’t become a statistic!

Ongoing      TRINITY  Breast and Cervical Cancer Grant Program

Many women without health insurance are not aware that this service exists and that they have the opportunity to receive breast and cervical cancer screenings.  The Trinity Breast and Cervical Program is part of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.  The money for this program is funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and also the state of Ohio.  They are reaching out to women who have not been able to get their annual screenings done because they cannot afford it.  Pap Tests, Pelvic Exams, and Clinical Breast Exams are offered to woman 40 years of age and over, and also mammograms for women 50 years of age and over who are uninsured and have an income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.  To set up an appointment, women can call Trinity BCCP at 1-800-921-5151.  Trinity will complete an applications and help them to choose a provider close to their home.  Once enrolled the women are scheduled for their screenings and an appointment letter is mailed to them that they in turn take to their appointment.  The letter tells the provider that Trinity BCCP should be billed for the approved visit.  Qualified women do not have to pay up front and will not receive a bill for approved services by Trinity BCCP.  For a limited time Trinity BCCP will give each woman who completes her screening services a $20 gift card.  (According to Barb Steitz, Program Manager at Trinity BCCP, the program began in 1994 and has funded over 118,000 pap tests, 131,000 clinical breast exams and 109,000 mammograms for eligible women.)

Ongoing   Celebrate Recovery Addiction Support Team

The Christian Lighthouse’s Addiction Support Team (Road to Freedom) is partnering with Trinity Hospital Twin City to provide an addiction support group. If you are struggling with addictions, or someone near and dear to you suffers with an addiction, you are invited to join Celebrate Recovery. The group meets every Tuesday at 7pm, with the doors opening at 6:30pm at Trinity Hospital Twin City. Go in the Emergency Department entrance, take the elevator to the 2nd floor and turn right. For more information please contact: John or Tracey Jones at 330-275-2217 or email johntraceyjones@gmail.com

Ongoing      Aultman Blood Drive @Union Hospital

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 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.

Ongoing     The Wilderness Center

The Wilderness Center (“Connecting you with nature”)  is located at 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot, OH ~330.359.5235~ Check out their online calendar for complete program descriptions and a full listing of upcoming programs and events!   twc@wilderness center.org or wildernesscenter.org.

Ongoing      Save the Coshocton Planetarium

Coshocton City Schools does not have the financial ability to restore the planetarium.  As a result, a citizens committee has taken on the task to secure financial aid from foundations, businesses, social clubs and private individuals to finish the project.  Please consider assisting financially. Donations can be made at the following locations and are tax deductible:  Home Loan & Savings Bank; Coshocton City Schools Attn:  Treasurer or Save the Coshocton Planetarium, PO Box 1517, Coshocton, OH  43812.  (Make checks payable to:  Coshocton Business Development Foundation & in memo line write:  Coshocton Planetarium.) Or, go to Go Fund Me online:  https://gofundme.com/chs-planetarium. You may also contact the committee chairman:  Ron Derewecki at 740.622.1058. 

Ongoing    T- County Beekeepers Assoc Meeting    

Website:  www.tuscarawascountybeekeepersclub.org, Facebook page or call Association President, Ray Wirt @330.323.5525.  June 9th meeting at 7pm at the Winfield United Methodist Church. The education program for this meeting is about Hive Inspection.  Meetings for the rest of the year will be -June 9th, Aug 11th, Sept 8th, Oct 14th, Nov 10th & No meeting in December!

On Going  Dennison Railroad Depot Museum Internship

Students who want to excel are encouraged to join the Depot as a summer intern.  The Depot Museum is offering high school and college students the opportunity to expand their skills, knowledge and experience enabling them to excel in a unique summer internship environment.  There will be 6 students selected to be part of this hands-on, project driven idea inspiring program.  Upon completion of this challenging program, all students will receive a certificate of completion, recommendation letters and a $250 stipend. Internship will begin on Tues,  June 7th and will last through Sun, Aug 14th, ten weeks long.  Apps are available at the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum or by emailing jacob@dennisondepot.org.

Ongoing TFN   Housing Needed for Trumpet in the Land

Officials for the Ohio Outdoor Historical Drama Association are seeking lodging facilities for out of town cast members for the 2016 summer season of Trumpet in the Land, The White Savage, Godspell and Forever Plaid. Cast members will begin arriving in New Philadelphia on May 28 and looking for a place to call home for the summer. Housing facilities need to be available through Sunday August 20 and reasonable rents would be appreciated. Furnished facilities are preferred but not required. Anyone with rooms, apartments or houses to rent for the summer should call 330-364-5111 or 330-432-5111

Ongoing TFN             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   Tuscarawas County Central Catholic Elementary & Immaculate Conception Schools Registration

Both schools offer programs from pre-school through grade 6 and are currently registering students for next school year. Parents interested in learning more about the schools are welcome to visit at any time to meet the staff and students.  To visit TCCCES, parents can call 330.343.9134.  The phone number at Immaculate Conception is 740.922.3539.  More info about both schools and TCC Jr/Sr High School can be found on the web:  www.Be-A-Saint.org TCC Elementary School in Dover is expanding the registration options available to families for the 2016-17 school year.  They are offering a full-day Pre-Kindergarten class for families seeking a program with expanded hours.  They will continue to offer morning and afternoon ½ day Pre-K classes.  They will have 3 classes to choose from.  The Pre-K classes will continue to meet Mon, Tues & Wed each week.  In addition to the Pre-K program for 4 year olds, they also offer ½ day pre-school classes for 3 year olds on Thurs & Fri’s. Registration info is available on the school website: www.tccesdover.org

Ongoing   Starlight School’s Integrated Preschool Program

Applications are now available for the 2016-2017 integrated preschool classes at the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ (TuscBDD) Starlight School. The program is open to children who be three years of age by August 1, 2016.  If you are interested in submitting an application, you can download a form on the agency’s website (www.tuscbdd.org), pick one up from the Starlight School (518 Church Ave, SW in New Phila), or call the school directly at 330-339-5577.

Ongoing   Newcomerstown Historical Society Show

Newcomerstown Historical Society kicks off season with tour and Patriotic shows. Newcomerstown Historical Society Museum season goes from Memorial Day weekend through October. The opening day is May 28th. $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12, will receive a tour of the museums, a drink, popcorn, and a special show featuring Vane Scott III presenting “The Many Faces of Old Glory.” The tours will be from 5-6:45pm with the show beginning at 7pm. To get your, call 740-498-7735 on Thursday evenings from 5-7pm, or Saturday mornings from 10 till 12. Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the opening.

Ongoing Garaway Senior Center Free Coffee & Donuts

Join them the 2nd Thursday of each month from 8:30 – 9:30 AM for coffee & donuts!  Their Sr Center is located at:  221 Dover Road NW (behind the football field) Sugarcreek.  330.852.1311 Open for senior citizens in their community.

On Going Ready Spaghetti for pick up

First Church of God located at 824 Tuscarawas Ave, New Phila sponsors this. (2
nd Tues of every month)  starting at 3 PM – 7.  “TAKE OUT ONLY!!!!”  330.343.3501 the hours of 10 and Noon.

Ongoing    “No Pets Left Behind Hungry”- Soft Kitty and Happy Tails 

They help in T-County and can offer info for other counties as to where you can also get help. (This is a Non-Profit organization that helps with pet food for families with pets that struggle to feed them.)  Call:  330.308.5396; leave a message and they will get back with you.

Ongoing    Goshen Community Church Kids Adventure Every Wed  

Please join them the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6 – 7 PM.  The church is located at 2501 David Rd SE, New Phila.  What’s the adventure?!?!?!???  Each month they will be keeping you on your toes!!!!  Kids of all ages invited….Please take a friend along with you.

Every Monday Warren Township  Community  Center Weekly Monday Lunch

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM;  Located at the old New Cumberland Elementary, 1.5 miles from Atwood Dam in New Cumberland, just off St Rt 212, Mailing address is: 3986 New Cumberland Rd NE, Mineral City.  Cost:  Donation.  For more info:  www.thewtcc.com or e-mail: thewtcc@yahoo.com. Phone: 330.365.9240

On Going   Norma Johnson Center Summer Childrens Classes

website:  normajohnsoncenter.com    Facebook:  Norma Johnson Center.   The NJC, located 3 miles west of Dover on SR 39 will be starting the Children’s Summer Program series on June 7th. The series includes:  Interacting with Nature on Tuesdays, meeting at the Picnic Shelter on Conservation Drive off of SR 39 and Crafting at the NJC on Thursdays on the side porch of the Yellow Barn located on SR 39 – 3 miles West of I-77 exit 83.  Programming will be from 10 – Noon each day.  Registration is required by calling the NJC office at 330.339.7976.  Registrations must be made the Friday before each program date.  Cost for the programs will be $3.00 per child with a maximum fee of $9.00 per family.  All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult or a guardian.  A medical release form will need to be signed.  A breakdown of other programs can also be found on their website under “events”.

 June Schedule    Singles of Tuscarawas County

Fri, June 10th Game Night 6-9 PM;
Sat, June 11th SUMC Dance $8.00; Sun, June 12th Out to eat Sunnyside Paral @ Noon;
Fri, June 17th Game Night   6-9 PM;
Sat, June 18th Euchre Night @SUMC $5.00; Sun, June 19th Out to lunch Atwood Marina at Noon;
Tues, June 28th Bingo @ JIMs Place 6 PM

ONGOING DRESS- A-CHILD/SOLE PURPOSE Kick Off

Both of these organizations are getting set to kick off their 2016 campaigns. Dress-A-Child registration will be on the following dates:          Mon, July 11th at Newcomerstown St Francis DeSales Church 10 AM – 1 PM   

Tues, July 12th at Dover Grace Lutheran Church, Luther Hall from 10 AM – 1 PM and 5-7 PM

Tues, July 12th at the Twin Cities First Presbyterian Church from 10 AM-1 PM and 5-7 PM

Wed, July 14th at JIM’s Place, West High Ave, New Phila from 10 AM-1 PM and 5-7 PM.        

Those interested in registering for Dress-A-Child will be required to provide photo ID and POI (proof of income).  Interviews cannot be conducted without that information.  Federal poverty guidelines, as submitted by the Department of Jobs and Family Services, will determine qualification for the program.  Sole Purpose will have representation at the registration sites for Dover, New Philadelphia and Uhrichsville.   Shopping dates are not finalized except for Wal-Mart where Dress-A-Child shopping will occur on Tues, Aug 2nd from 8 AM – 4 PM.  Kohl’s and JC

Penney’s will also participate as shopping sites.  As they have done in past programs, Kohl’s employees will assist with registration as a part of their give back to the community program.  Dress-A-Child is an entirely volunteer-run organization.  100% of the donations made to Dress-A-Child are used to purchase the vouchers to provide new school clothing to those children who qualify for the program.  Anyone who should desire to volunteer for either registration or shopping for this year’s program may contact Becky Mastin at 330.364.1684.  Donations may be sent to Becky Mastin, Treasurer, at 1210 Winkler Drive, Dover, OH  44622.

NOW – June 30 Member ONLY Polar Express Tickets Go On Sale

Member-ONLY Polar Express Tickets Go On Sale at the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum! Get  your tickets NOW before they are gone!  Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning July 1st.  Dates for the rides are Dec 2nd – 4th and Dec 9th-11th.  Departure times vary.  Prices vary depending on where you want your seats.  RESERVE your spot by calling the Depot at 740.922.6776.

June 23 St Peter’s Lutheran Church Feast & Fellowship Dinner

The Fellowship dinner is Thursday, June 23rd, serving starts at 4:30 PM – ?.   The church is located on Oldtown Valley Road. There is no charge for the dinners, however, if you feel the need, a free will offering will be accepted.  All donations received are used for Community Mission Work and the Local Food Bank Programs. These dinners are held the 4th Thurs of each month Jan- Oct.

June 24   Family Carnival Night

Otterbein United Methodist Church of New Philadelphia are hosting a “Free-Family Carnival Night” on Friday June 24 from 5:30-8:00pm. There will be games, prizes, refreshments. A light supper will be served from 5:30-6:30. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors.

June 24-26 Cy Young Youth League Tournament

The Cy Young Youth League, Newcomerstown, will be sponsoring a Youth League Tournament for ages 10-12 on June 24-26. The tournament will be held at the Cy Young Complex, rear Neighbor St. This will be a double elimination tournament. The cost for entry per team is $250. Drawings for this tournament will be held at 6pm on June 22 at the complex. Checks can be made out to the Cy Young Youth League and Mailed to P.O. Box 621, Newcomerstown, OH 43832. For more information please contact Darren Belt at 740-227-1215, Steven Brode at 330-340-2229, or John Ourant at 740-498- 6422.

June 24-26  Unique Tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s Tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, will be at the EAA 1077 Chapter Aviation Center June 24-26th, from 9 AM-5 PM each day.  A fully restored P-51C Mustang is scheduled to appear on static display for up-close viewing, a rare treat for attendees as there are only a few like it still flying.  The event will also feature fun activities and crafts for kids, including pedal planes for ages 2 – 7 to “fly”!  Special gues and New Phila native, Kara Martinelli, author and Emmy award-winning film producer, will also be onsite autographing copies of her book “My Very Dearest Anna.” Martinelli is also the producer of “Rise Above”, the film featured in the RISE ABOVE traveling exhibit and available to view for FREE at the event.  See the film & meet the producer!  The EAA 1077 Chapter Aviation Center is located at Harry Clever Field at 1802 East High Ave, New Phila.  The event is FREE!  Community groups are encouraged and invited to attend.  Please reserve your group’s spot by calling 330.340.2999, although all walk-ups are welcome.  This event is made possible by the Ward & Joy Timken Foundation, the Doris & Floyd Kimble Foundation, North Star Metal Mfg Co, Kennedy Ins Agency, the Marine Corps League – Tuscarawas County Detachment, Tuscarawas Valley Heritage Foundation, VFW Post 1445 of New Philadelphia, Mark Mathias, McInturf Realty and Flite Test – Lauren Int’l.  

June 25-26

TUSCO Amateur Radio Club Public Demo Field Day

The TUSCO Amateur Radio Club Field Day will be held June 25-26, beginning 2pm on Saturday and running through 2pm on Sunday, at Gnadenhutten Museum and Historic Park, The public is invited to all the field day activities. Experienced local radio operators will be at the event to mentor and provide instruction on emergency radio operation, and answer any questions on getting licensed. To learn more, visit the club website at http://www.tuscoar.org/

June 25  Newcomerstown Saddle Club Summer Horse Shows

Open Horse, June 25th start time: 5 PM.   Contest Fun Show, July 9th; start time: 5 PM  Contest Fun Show, July 16th, start time: 5 PM.   Contest Fun Show, Aug 20th, start time: 5 PM.  Fun shows have a $50 award costume class and there will be a high point award, totaled from all 3 horse shows and given out the last show.  There will be cake walks and egg toss contests, also a food stand at all shows.  Directions to Sunset Arena:  Go 1 mile S of Nct on St Rt 258.  Turn right on Stocker Ridge Rd.  Turn right on Kings Ridge Rd, Arena will be on the left.  Look for the signs.  For more info, call Richard or Irene Gano @740.498.8931 or 330.204.1072.  

June 25   Chicken BBQ

Mineral City Carr-Bailey American Legion Post 519 is having a chicken BBQ Saturday, June 25th from 1-5pm at the Mineral City Carr-Bailey American Legion Post 519 parking lot. The cost for the dinner is $8 (takeout only) which includes half chicken, french fries, and coleslaw.

June 25   Zoar Garden Tour Luncheon and Symposium  

Historic Zoar Village is taking reservations for its bi-annual “Beyond the Fences of Zoar” Garden Tour, Luncheon and Symposium, scheduled for Sat, June 25th from 9 AM-5 PM.  Space for the luncheon at noon is limited and reservations are required.  Tickets are:  $35 per person including lunch and $15 per person w/out lunch.  Both ticket prices include access to all of the gardens, seminars, vendors and historical buildings.  Garden vendors and artisans will be set up in the Zoar Garden with unique wares and crafts.  Luncheon tickets must be reserved and pre-paid.  Tickets for the garden tour and seminar only may be pre-paid or purchased the day of the event.  All events proceeds are used in the preservation of Historic Zoar Village’s buildings and heritage.  Reservations can be made by calling:  330.874.3011.

June 25 Summer Craft, Vendor & Flea Market for PAWS

The Tuscarawas County Humane Society is hosting a Summer Craft, Vendor & Flea Market for PAWS Sat, June 25th from 10 AM-5 PM at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds, 259 S Tusc Ave, Dover.  Free admission to the public; instead they are asking for donations of dog & cat food, pet treats and cleaning supplies, etc.  For a more complete list or questions about the Humane Society, contact:  e-mail:  contact@tuschumanesociety.com.  There will be 50/50 raffles, food truck, baked goods, direct sales, household & personal items, vendors of all kinds, crafts, flea market, Jamberry Manicures for a small fee. There will be something for everyone!  

June 25     Pancake Breakfast Zoar VFD

The Zoar Volunteer Fire Department will host a pancake breakfast at the  Fire Station on Saturday June 25, from 7am-10am. This is an all you can eat pancakes, sausage links or patties, scrambled eggs, hash browns and beverage all 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.

June 25  Renners Celebration in Country

Renners St. Paul United Church of Christ will hold an outdoor gathering on June 25. There will be games, fellowship, and food from 6-7pm. The menu includes: grilled hot dogs, coneys, sloppy joes, chips, cookies, fresh fruit, and a beverage. At 7pm, relax and listen to guest musical performers. The performers include vocalist Sheldon Mencer and the gospel musical group “Saving Sundays”. The Church is located at 7620 Renner Rd, Fresno.

June 26   Rock the Walk

Rock the Walk at VFW Post 1445 in New Philadelphia will host a rigatoni dinner, adults $10 donation & children 10 & under $5 donation, silent auction from noon till 4pm upstairs. On the back patio from 2-8pm Electric Mud and friends will perform. Proceeds benefit Tuscarawas County Walk to End Alzheimer’s. For more information please call Cindy 330-340-3213.

June 26  Annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social

An old-fashioned ice cream social, in honor of National Dairy month, will be open to the public at the Ragersville Historical Society Museum at 8800 Crooked Run Road in Sugarcreek. The ice cream social will take place on Sunday, June 26 from 11am-4pm as a salute to the area’s rich dairy farming heritage. Ice cream will be served along with sandwiches, cookies, and old-fashioned lemonade. The Ragersville Historical Society operates the museum located in the restored Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1830 Schoolhouse, Replica of Conrad Rager’s Log House, and Jacob Steiner Cheese House. All buildings will be open and admission will be free. Donations are appreciated and will be used for operating and maintaining the museum.

June 26 Mystic Tie Masonic Lodge Spaghetti Dinner

Mystic Tie Masonic Lodge dinner is Sun, June 26th from Noon – 3 PM at 415 Center Street, Dennison.  Adults: $8.00 and Children Under 10:  $4.00  Benefits: Community Hospice  Carry-Out Available

June 26 Gnaden Fireworks/Queens Court Fundraiser

This takes place Sun, June 26th at the Tents of Grace Cafe at 120 North Walnut Street, Gnadenhutten from 3 – 5 PM  (Doors open at 2 PM).  Pre-Sale tickets are $3.00 ($5.00 at the door)  Quarter Auction; Food Stand; 50/50 Raffle.  For more info, Call Steve Pasquinelli Jr @ 330.204.0841 or Libby Pasquinelli @330.987.9997. ***Don’t forget your rolls of QUARTERS!!!!***

June 26-June 28 Camp Kaphar hosts Ron Davis Crusades

Please join Camp Kaphar as they host Ron Davis crusade and Gospel Hill singers, Kathy Stevens & Ric VanDusen on June 26 through the 28th every evening at 7pm. Camp Kaphar is located on 1208 N Uhrich St. in Uhrichsville. It will be a blessed time of music, fellowship and preachin

June 27-July 1   Cub Scout Day Camp

Hundreds of Cub Scouts from Tuscarawas and Carroll counties will gather at Cub Scout Day Camp the week of June 27-July 1 from 8:30am to 4:00pm at Dover Park. This year’s theme is “CSI: Cub Scout Investigation” and will feature archery, BB guns, swimming, fishing, nature and ecology, field sports, hiking, handicraft, & various scout skills- all centered around a crime and investigation theme. Any registered scout age 7-11 (or complete kindergarten) is welcome to attend and must complete the registration process prior to the event.  Not in Cub Scouts? Make Day Camp your first adventure in Scouting! Those interested in joining Cub Scouts and participating in the fun should contact Mandy Burdette at mnjburdette@gmail.com or 330-447-7139. For more information pertaining to the Buckeye Council Boy Scouts of America, please visit their website at www.buckeyecouncil.org

June 29  Yoga Classes at Norma Johnson Center  

NJC along with Lindsay Demuth will be offering Yoga classes for community members that are interested in attending.  The class is $5.00/participant/session and will be held June 1st, June 15th, June 29th, July 13th, July 27th, Aug 10th and Aug 24th from 6-7 PM.  The class will take place at the NJC’s Circle outside of the Wetland Trail entrance located on Conservative Drive off of Old SR 39 outside of Dover.  This class is open to any age and all skill levels.  Please call the office with questions:  330.339.7976.

July 1   Paint your Paddle Art Contest

Support the Tuscarawas Riverfront Park by painting a mini-paddle and entering the Paint your Paddle Art Contest, sponsored by Canal Dover Association and Tuscarawas County Art Guild, held in conjunction with the Tuscarawas River Canoe & Kayak Race. Paddles can be purchased for $10 at Warther Woodworking. All paddles need to be turned in to Warther Woodworking by July 1 by 3pm. All paint and glue must be dry, and all objects must be securely fastened to the paddle. Each paddle must have its official entry form turned in with the paddle.

July 1 Scio VFD Steak Dinner

Scio Volunteer Fire Department will host a Steak Dinner Fri, July 1st from 4 – 8 PM at the R. J. Spiker Firehall, 318 W Main St in Scio.  Cost $15.00/person; Dinner includes Steak, Baked Potato, Salad, Roll, Dessert & Drink.  For more info, contact Erin Thompson at 740.945.0277.

July 1-3  Coach Pitch Tournament

The Cy Young Youth League, Newcomerstown, will be sponsoring a Coach Pitch Tournament for ages 7-8 on July 1-3. The tournament will be held at the Cy Young Complex, rear Neighbor St. This will be a double elimination tournament. The cost for entry per team is $250. Drawings for this tournament will be held at 6pm on June 29 at the complex. Checks can be made out to the Cy Young Youth League and Mailed to P.O. Box 621, Newcomerstown, OH 43832. For more information please contact Darren Belt at 740-227-1215, Steven Brode at 330-340-2229, or John Ourant at 740-498- 6422

July 2 All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast

St. John United Church of Christ will host an all you can eat country breakfast Saturday, July 2 from 8am-11am. Breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, ham or sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, juice, and coffee. Cost is $6 for ages 11 and up and $3 for ages 6-10, under 6 – free

July 8 Batmobile Fundraiser for the Mineral City Warrior

Everyone’s invited to share an awesome event with the world.  The H4H (Heroes for Hire)  Hope-Mobile will be driving in from WV to bring empowerment, HOPE and inspiration to this young HERO that was brutally attacked recently in Mineral City.  This will take place Fri, July 8th at Tuscora Park, New Philadelphia from 6:00-8:00 PM.  H4H Batman & the H4H HopeMobile will be driving to support this 11 year olds fight as he works to overcome the effects of a brutal attack he suffered recently.  For a donation of $20 or more you can get a picture taken INSIDE of the HopeMobile/Batmobile and ALL money raised will go to help pay counseling & therapy for him to turn his pain into power.  Batman will share an inspirational & empowering message of overcoming and turning pain into power as they honor and celebrate the courage of this young HERO.  Be there to give him a TRUE HERO’S WELCOME as he arrives riding in the HopeMobile/Batmobile!!!  For further details or questions, please contact Stacy Snyder Larch at 304.421.0357.  

July 9   Tuscarawas River Canoe & Kayak Race                     

Tuscarawas River Canoe & Kayak Race start at 10 AM; Poker Paddle starts after the awards ceremony.  Registration: $20 by July 2nd; $25 the day of the event  $12 Junior (17 & under) $10 Poker Paddle (1st hand).  Located at the Boat Ramp on Canal St, Dover.  High water location:  Leesville South Fork Marina.  USCA Rules apply.  Proceeds benefit the Park & Trail Initiative of the Canal Dover Association  501©(3).  View their Website:  www.canaldover.org for more info on the event, or find them on Facebook:  Tuscarawas River Canoe & Kayak Race.  

July 9 Benefit for Chris Jones-Miles

Family and friends of Chris Jones-Miles are holding a benefit dinner on July 9th from 4-8pm at Uhrichsville Foursquare Church. The cost is $10 and the dinner includes, rigatoni, salad, roll, dessert and a drink. There will also be an auction and 50/50 drawing. Tickets are available by calling/texting Jennifer Golec at 330-340-6250 or Brenda Seibert at 330-260-0418 and will be available at the door. Chris was diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing 12 weeks of chemotherapy before having a double mastectomy. Chris is an educational aide at Claymont High School and has not been able to work since the her diagnoses.

July 9 Zoar VFD Car Show and Chicken BBQ

 Zoar Volunteer Fire Department will host a car show and chicken bbq on Sat, July 9th from 4-8 PM at the Zoar VFD, 190 5th Street, Zoar. Car registration is from 3-5 PM and the Car Show is from 5-8 PM.  Participant judged car show, Dash Plaques to the first 50 registered; Awards for the top 20, Best of Show & Chief’s Choice.  $8.00 Registration Fee.  Chicken BBQ: $10.00. 50’s & 60’s Music, 50/50; Raffles, Prizes, etc.  For additional info, contact Curtis Seward at 330.407.0143 or stick_itgraphics@yahoo.com All proceeds benefit the Zoar VFD, a Non-Profit 501c3.

July 10  New Venture Crew Group Being Formed

Interested young adults are invited to learn more about a new Venture Crew being formed in Strasburg. This is designed for young men and women from ages 14-20 or age 13 and  have completed 8th grade.  Venturing combines high-adventure activities within a social setting. Go hang out and play volleyball and have a snack with them at the Scout Pavilion of Strasburg-Franklin Park, 140 4th St SE, Strasburg on Sun, July 10th from 2-4 PM.  No commitment required, but the sooner you get involved, the sooner you can experience the great adventure of being a Venturer.  Contact Matt Waite at: limey.waite@gmail.com       or 330.412.9698 or Michele Randolph at 330.340.1143 or mrrandolph@live.com with questions.  

July 10   11th Annual Electric Mud 4-Man Scramble Charity Golf Outing

The 11th Annual Electric Mud 4-Man scramble charity golf outing is Sunday, July 10th at Five Water Golf Course in Uhrichsville with a 12 noon shotgun start. $240 per 4-person team. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, closest to the pin, long drive, and double up. Entrance fee includes skins game, and provides 4 mulligan’s per team. Beers, burgers, dogs and Electric Mud an friends provided after the round. Call Five Waters Golf Course to sign up 740-922-2182 or call Gus at 330-365-1996 or 614-403-9957. Proceeds benefits Pathway to Wellness, 2nd and 7 Foundation, and Tuscora Park Bocce Courts. Public welcome to the after party at Moose Island at 6pm and donations are welcome.

July 13  Yoga Classes at Norma Johnson Center  

NJC along with Lindsay Demuth will be offering Yoga classes for community members that are interested in attending.  The class is $5.00/participant/session and will be held June 1st, June 15th, June 29th, July 13th, July 27th, Aug 10th and Aug 24th from 6-7 PM.  The class will take place at the NJC’s Circle outside of the Wetland Trail entrance located on Conservative Drive off of Old SR 39 outside of Dover.  This class is open to any age and all skill levels.  Please call the office with questions:  330.339.7976.

July 14 15 16 21 22 23          Coshocton Footlight Players and Triple Locks Theatre proudly  present “Murder at The Goon Show”

They are delighted to announce this year’s summer youth production, “Murder at The Goon Show”, a killer spoof in two acts where life is all fun and games until something goes tragically wrong…..and, boy, does it ever! This murder-mystery comedy combines fun and bizarre talent show elements reminiscent of The Gong Show with the suspense of a good old fashioned whodunit!  8 PM curtain each night and July 17th & 24th with a 2 PM matinee. To make a reservation, call the Footlight Players Box Office at 740-622-2959 from 6-8 PM, Mon through Thurs, and from 6-8 PM on performance days.  You can also make reservations online at www.footlighplayers.com

July 16   John L. Hursey, Jr. Memorial Golf Outing

Golf outing takes place on Sat, July 16th; 8:00 AM Shotgun Start at Green Valley Golf Club, 2673 Pleasant Valley Rd, New Philadelphia.  Please join them in honoring John and the game he loved.  By playing you will provide funding for scholarships and community programs and events in which John was a major part.  Help them continue his legacy.  Please call Eric Thomas at 330.364.2812 or go to the Facebook page “The John L. Hursey, Jr. Memorial Golf Outing” to reserve your team!  Entry fee:  $240.00/Team.  Dinner only tickets are $20.  Live entertainment only tickets are $20.  Checks due: July 1st.  For more info, you may also call Gary Miller @ 330.495.9191.

July 16  “Heart Strong for Shari Sharrock” Benefit

The “Heart Strong for Shari Sharrock” benefit is July 16th at Port Washington Elementary at 4pm. Tickets for the meal are $10 and includes half chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, a roll and a drink. Desserts will also be available. There will a raffle and silent auctioins. To purchase tickets please call Kristin Burrier at 330-339-8690 or search for “Heart Strong for Shari Sharrock” on Facebook.  

July 24-26   Chili Crossroads Church Conference

Chili Crossroads Church Conference takes place Sun – Tues,  July 24-26.  Great food and fun kid’s program.  Kid’s program includes petting zoo, 70-foot giant inflatable obstacle course and prizes for each child.  Food includes BBQ and desserts.  Speaker is Dr Phil Stringer, PHD, Bible history expert, author who has spoken in 47 states and 20 foreign countries and is the VP OF Dayspring Bible College and Seminary in Illinois.  Event is free, but please pre-register at www.trustbible.net or call 740.545.9707.  Chili Crossroads Bible Church is located at 29445 County Road 10, Fresno. 

July 27  Yoga Classes at Norma Johnson Center  

NJC along with Lindsay Demuth will be offering Yoga classes for community members that are interested in attending.  The class is $5.00/participant/session and will be held June 1st, June 15th, June 29th, July 13th, July 27th, Aug 10th and Aug 24th from 6-7 PM.  The class will take place at the NJC’s Circle outside of the Wetland Trail entrance located on Conservative Drive off of Old SR 39 outside of Dover.  This class is open to any age and all skill levels.  Please call the office with questions:  330.339.7976.

July 27-29     Sugarcreek Community Vacation Bible School    

The Union Hill Methodist Church, the Shanesville Lutheran Church and volunteer helpers from the Sugarcreek U.C.C. have joined together this year to offer Vacation Bible School for all Sugarcreek Community Children ages 3 through the 7th grade.  Classes will be held on Wed, Thurs, Fri, July 27, 28, 29 in the evening from 6:00-8:30 PM at the Shanesville Lutheran Church (1006 West Main St) which is located on the SW corner of St Rt 39 and 93 in Sugarcreek.  Pre register forms will be at the Gospel Shop, Sugarcreek Community Churches and IGA.  Please complete and return to VBS Registration, P O Box 478, Sugarcreek, OH  44681 or e-mail to/pre register on line @ shanesvillelutheranchurch@gmail.com or www.unionhillumc.com Registrations due by July 1st. Please go early (5:30 PM to register if you have not pre registered.   This year’s theme will be “Ocean Commotion”…it will be an ocean of fun!  They are calling all divers to join them for an amazing water-filled adventure.  

August 10   Yoga Classes at Norma Johnson Center  

NJC along with Lindsay Demuth will be offering Yoga classes for community members that are interested in attending.  The class is $5.00/participant/session and will be held June 1st, June 15th, June 29th, July 13th, July 27th, Aug 10th and Aug 24th from 6-7 PM.  The class will take place at the NJC’s Circle outside of the Wetland Trail entrance located on Conservative Drive off of Old SR 39 outside of Dover.  This class is open to any age and all skill levels.  Please call the office with questions:  330.339.7976.

Aug 12 Johnny Cash Tribute Artist Fundraiser

The Canton Christian Home, a retirement community in Canton,  welcomes Terry Lee Goffee the “Ultimate” Johnny Cash Tribute Artist for a fundraiser at 2600 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton on Fri, Aug 12th from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  Proceeds benefit the benevolent fund to subsidize elderly residents unable to pay their full monthly care costs.  Ticket prices are $25 each.  Veterans and current military personnel ticket prices are $10.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 330.430.5120.

August 24   Yoga Classes at Norma Johnson Center  

NJC along with Lindsay Demuth will be offering Yoga classes for community members that are interested in attending.  The class is $5.00/participant/session and will be held June 1st, June 15th, June 29th, July 13th, July 27th, Aug 10th and Aug 24th from 6-7 PM.  The class will take place at the NJC’s Circle outside of the Wetland Trail entrance located on Conservative Drive off of Old SR 39 outside of Dover.  This class is open to any age and all skill levels.  Please call the office with questions:  330.339.7976.

Sept 10   An Evening at the Roundhouse

The Garaway Education Foundation is excited to announce their second fundraising event, an Evening at the Roundhouse. This event will take place on Saturday, September 10, at the Age of Steam Roundhouse on Smokey Lane Rd. in Sugarcreek. Guided tours of the Roundhouse will be available during the day at 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm at a cost of $20 per person. An evening event will also be held from 5:30pm-8pm and will include food and beverages from local vendors, music, raffles, auction items, and more while attendees explore the roundhouse and admire the steam engines up close at a cost of $50 per person. There are no guided tours during the event and is not suitable for children. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Garaway Education website at www.garawayeducationfoundation.org This event will support the Garaway Education Foundation and its mission to provide scholarships for Garaway Seniors pursuing higher education.