What’s Happening

Now – April 27                             Tuscarawas Philharmonic’s Annual Online Auction

Bidding is now in progress for their annual online auction.  At a secure auction website devoted entirely to the Philharmonic, over 200 items are being offered, from vacations trips to estate jewelry to art and collectibles, including plates and sterling silver + a variety of household goods.

Also offered are sporting event tickets as well as numerous gift certificates for restaurants and services.  Items will continue to be added to the catalog as they are received.  The major fund-

raising event for the Philharmonic orchestra and choruses, the auction will continue through

April 27th with the bidding closing that evening at 10 p.m. The link to view the auction can be found on the orchestra’s homepage at TuscarawasPhilharmonic.org. 

April 27                                                Blood Drive 

Aultman Hospital will be having a blood drive on April 27th at Dover High School from 8am-1:30pm.  Dover HS is located at 520 N. Walnut St. in Dover.  Also, Don’t Forget Your ID!!!! 

April 27                                               Health Day 

The Tuscarawas County Health Department will be having “Women’s Health Days” on Monday, April 27th and Thursday, April 27th.  This event is for women 30 years and older and is open to all residents of this area.  A Special Examination Price of only $40 includes Blood Pressure, Hemocult, Weight, Pap Smear, Breast Exam and Height.  Additional services are available.  For more information or to make an appointment , you can call 330-364-5718, 330-364-4979 or 1-800-860-8302.  The Health Department is located at 897 East Iron Ave. Dover.                      

 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. 

April 30                                                Blood Drive 

The Stone Creek VFD will be having a blood drive through Aultman Hospital on Thursday, April 30th from 3-7pm at the fire station.  Contact Jen Randolph at 330-243-3917 to schedule a donation time.  Each doner will be entered into a chance drawing for a $25 gift card to the Stone Creek Bell Stores!

April 30                                                Blood Drive

Aultman Hospital will be having a blood drive on Thursday, April 30th at the Stonecreek Fire Dept. from 3-7pm. The FD is located at 128 Ash Aly in Stonecreek.  Also, Don’t Forget Your ID!!!!!!!! 

May 1                                                       Benefit

A benefit spaghetti dinner  will be held for John Scherer on Friday May 1st from 4-8pm at Zion United Church of Christ in New Bedford.  The church is located at 1400 TR 183 in Baltic. 

May 2                                                      Craft Show 

Share the Light Mission Craft Show will be held on May 2nd from 9am-4pm at the Life Way Church, 742 Cookson Ave. in New Philadelphia.  Proceeds will benefit Beams of Faith Ministries/the Maize Family Missionaries to Thialand. 

May 2                                                      Breakfast 

An All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast will be held at St. John United Church of Christ, 409 Park Ave. Bolivar on Saturday, May 2nd from 8-11am.  Cost is $6 for ages 11 and up, $3 for ages 6-10 and under 6 is free. 

May 2                                                       Craft Show/Quarter Auction 

A benefit pasta dinner, craft show and quarter auction will be held for Barbara Kauffman on Saturday May 2nd at the Tuscarawas Community Center located at 212 East Cherry St. in Tusky. The pasta dinner and craft show will be held from noon-2pm and the quarter auction starts at 2.  Pasta dinner tickets are $5 and can be bought in advance or at the door.  Auction paddles are $1 each. Donation of $5 you will receive 2 paddles/numbers and entry for a door prize.  For more information you can call 330-440-3541. 

May 2                                                      Chicken BBQ 

A Chicken BBQ  will be held at Dover First United Methodist Church, 1725 N. Wooster Ave. in Dover on Saturday, May 2nd from 4-6:30pm.  Enjoy freshly grilled chicken, baked beans, applesauce, dinner roll, cake or pie and a beverage.  Cost is $6 for ¼ chicken and $8 for ½ chicken.  Dine in or carryout (sorry, no beverage with carryout).  Tickets are available in the church office, from members of the United Methodist Men’s Group and also at the door while supplies last.  Proceeds will benefit United Methodist Men’s mission projects. 

May 2                                                       Benefit 

A benefit dinner for the Sandy Valley Community Pool will be held on May 2nd from 4-7 at Pike Grange, located at 1421 Battleburg St. SE in East Sparta.  Cost of the Rigatoni Dinner is $8 for adults, kids $4 (12 and under) and children under 4 yrs. are free.  Any questions you can call 330-327-3454. 

May 7-8 & 27-28                                 Kindergarten Registration 

Indian Valley Local Schools will be conducting kindergarten registration for 2015-2016 at Midvale Elementary on May 7th and 8th and at Port Washington Elementary on May 27th and 28th.  Students must be 5 years old on or before August 1st 2015.  Please call the school office to schedule your child’s appointment, Midvale 330-339-1191 or Port Washington 740-4998-8389.  Parents need to bring their child to the scheduled screening along with their birth certificate, SS card, immunization records, utility bill verifying your proof of residency and custody papers, if applicable. Parents are encouraged to call soon for an appointment. 

May 9                                                       Pancake Breakfast 

Renner’s St, Paul United Church of Christ will be having a pancake and sausage breakfast on May 9th from 8-11am.  Donations will go to Youth Camp Retreat. The Church is located at 7620 Renner Rd. SW in Fresno. 

May 9                                                        Chicken BBQ 

The Stone Creek VFD will be having a chicken BBQ at the fire station on Saturday, May 9th from 4-7pm.  Cost for chicken is only $5, but the cost for the dinner which includes, chicken-2 sides-roll-dessert & drink is $8.  All proceeds benefit the Stone Creek Sirens projects and Stone Creek Fire Dept. 

May 9                                                        Pizza War 

The “Pizza War” will be held on Saturday May 9th from noon-3pm at Tuscora Park.  Purchase a ticket for $5 so you can vote, sample, and a chance for a door prize.  Everyone is welcome. Serving lunch (no ticket is needed and carryout is available).  This years contenders are, Roagies, Fox’s, Penso’s, Your Pizza Shop, Pizza Parlor V, and Designs by Sara with a dessert pizza.   

 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.