What’s Happening

October 29                                       Bloodmobile

Aultman Bloodmobile will be at the Tuscarawas County YMCA located at 600 Monroe St. in Dover on Wednesday October 29th from noon until 6pm.  Don’t forget your ID. 

October 30                                       Spaghetti Dinner 

The Annual NPHS Spaghetti Dinner will be held Thursday October 30th in the NPHS Cafeteria from 4:30-6:30pm  Cost is  $6 for a large and $4 for a small.                                     

October 31                                       Ghost Tour 

Historic Zoar Village will host its annual Haunted Zoar Ghost Tour on Friday, October 31st.  Costumed guides will lead visitors by lantern light through the 195-year old town and several of its buildings.  Tickets are available, but space is limited so call 330-874-2646 to reserve a spot.  

October 31                                       Blood Drive 

Communities that care and the Carrollton touchdown club invite you to a fundraising blood drive in conjunction with Aultman Hospital on Friday October 31st from3-7pm. at community field in Carrollton.  Donate blood, save lives, and support your community football program.

November 1                                      Tuscarawas Philharmonic

Musical Halloween Party on Saturday, Nov 1st in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas at 1:30 P.M. A special child-size and child-friendly concert will be played by the Tuscarawas Philharmonic & Maestro Benjamin.  The event will also feature a costume parade, treats and an instrument petting zoo.  Children MUST BE accompanied by an adult.  

November 1                                      Country Breakfast 

St. John United Church of Christ will be having an ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT Country Breakfast on Saturday, November 1st. from 8-11am.  Breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, ham, sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes, juice and coffee.  Cost is $6 ages 6 and up and under 6 free.  St. John United Church of Christ is located at 409 Park Ave. in Bolivar. 

November 2                                      Benefit 

The Gayle Yosick Memorial Scholarship Roast Beef Dinner and Silent Auction will be held on November 2nd from 4-7pm at the Western Grill in Bowerstown.  Cost is $10 per dinner.  **All proceeds will go towards the Gayle Yosick Memorial Scholarship Fund established to help two seniors per year continue their education**.   Any questions you can call 330-260-6796 or 330-407-2342. 

November 2                                      Benefit 

A benefit in memory of Michael Cottrell will be held on Sunday, November 2nd at JIM’s Place beginning at 1pm.  Presale tickets are $3 and $5 at the door.  There will be a Quarter Auction, Food Stand, 50/50, Silent Auction and much more.  Michael was killed after an explosion at his work in May, and all proceeds will go towards a headstone for his grave. For more information you can call Jenny at 330-204-1751.  

November 8                                      Fundraiser 

The Indian Valley Foundation  will be having a Steak Dinner Fundraiser and Raffle on Saturday, November 8th from 4-8pm. at Tusky VFW, 421 Main St. in Tusky.  Cost is $15 and includes filet, potato, salad, bread and desert with all proceeds to help continue the mission of the Foundation.  Tickets are available from any foundation member or at the door the night of the dinner.  

November 8                                      Craft Show

The 12th annual Dellroy Fire Dept. Craft Show will be held on Saturday November 8th from 10am-3pm at 5 N Ohio St. in Dellroy.  Aultman Blood Mobile will be having a blood drive to benefit Dellroy Fire Dept. 

November 8                                      Holiday Bazaar

West Union Women’s Fellowship will hold its annual  “Holiday Bazaar” from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, Nov 8th in the church basement.  The church is located at 13679 Gilmore Rd, Gilmore, OH.  There will be a bake sale and a “by-donation-only” food stand.  

November 8                            All You Can Eat Soup Supper

Blue Ridge Grange #1448 will host an “all-you-can-eat”soup supper on Saturday, Nov 8th at 4:30 P.M. The grange is located at SR 751 and SR 36.  Menu will include:  7 different kinds of soup, salad, drink and dessert.  Cost is $7.00 per person.  (only Soup is “all you can eat”).  All proceeds go to the Blue Ridge Grange.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call Elizabeth at 330-897-5293.  

November 11                          N.P. Veteran’s Day Parade

Veteran’s Day Parade and Program will be held on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, Nov 11th at the Courthouse Plaza on the square downtown New Philadelphia.  Parade will assemble at 10:30 A.M. @ the N.P. Post office; the parade will step off at 10:45A.M.  and go South on  N. Broadway, to East High Avenue then back to the Courthouse plaza.  In case of inclement weather the parade will be cancelled and the program held in the N.P. High School gymnasium.  A luncheon for all Veterans, Guests and Honorees participating in the program will be held at the N.P. VFW Post #1445.  (Sponsored by the coordinating committee which is comprised of:  Vietnam Veterans of America #857; American Legion Post #139; Amvets Post #1338 and VFW Post #1445)    A Huge THANK YOU to all of our Veterans!  Thank you for your service.

November 14                                    Steak Fry

Port Washington Masonic Lodge #202 will host their semiannual steak fry on  Friday, Nov 14th 4-7 P.M.  at 112 S Walnut St., GNADENHUTTEN.   Menu:  Strip Steak:  $15.00;  Chop Steak: $10.00 or baked potato with salad bar: $8.00.  All dinners come with the salad bar, dessert and beverage.

November 15                                    Craft Show 

New Philadelphia Elk’s Holiday Craft Show will be held on November 15th from 9am-4pm.  If interested in being a vendor call 330-268-9653.  New Philadelphia Elk’s is located at 1180 Union Ave.

November 15                                    Euchre Night

Saturday, Nov 15th  Doors open at 5:00 P.M. (play starts @ 6:30 P.M.) at the Sherrodsville Lions Club building, Sherrodsville, OH.    Costs $5.00 to play.  Potluck Dinner, 50/50 drawings and door prizes.  Relaxed play.  All ages of players welcome.  To register for a seat, please call:  Val Gardner @740-269-1231 or Peggy Leslie @ 740-269-7011.  All proceeds benefit the Sherrodsville Lions Club.  

November 16                                    Benefit 

A Spaghetti Dinner Benefit will be held on Sunday, November 16th at Park Place Teen Center to help offset medical expenses for George Haskins.  Steve Kelly of WTUZ  will be the M.C. with entertainment being provided by Scott Miller, Jerome James and Randy Velez.  There will also be a Silent Auction, Door Prizes and a 50/50 Drawing.  Cost of the Dinner is $8 and Donations are also being accepted.  Park Place Teen Center is located at 161 Tuscora Ave. NW in New Phila.  For more information you may call 330-340-7910.

November 18                OSU Extension Woodland Program

If you are interested in learning more about the woodland and wildlife management, you do not want to miss this upcoming program called “What Can You Do With Your Woods” scheduled for Tuesday, Nov 18th from 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. The event is being held at the Jefferson County JVS.  RSVPs are due by Nov 14th.  To register, please visit their website:  http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu or call 614-688-3421 for further information and directions.  

November 19                                    Turkey Supper

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ will be having a Turkey Supper and Bazaar on Wednesday, November 19th from 4-7pm.  The menu includes Turkey and Dressing, Real Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Noodles, Green Beans, Assorted Salads and Desserts, Bread and a Beverage.  Cost is Adults $10 and Children under 12, $5.  Carryout is also available and this is open to the public.  St. Paul’s United Church of Christ is located at the corner of High and Arch Streets in Port Washington.

November 22                                    Monte Carlo Night 

Strasburg Football will be having a Chicken BBQ and Monte Carlo Night on Saturday, November 22 beginning at 6pm at the Strasburg Fire Station.  Cost is $15 per ticket and the meal includes ½ chicken, potato, vegetable, roll, dessert and beverage.  There will also be a silent auction and some auction items include Ohio State Football tickets for the 2015 season, and autographed memorabilia from future Hall of Fame Linebacker Jason Taylor.  Tickets are available at the Tigers Den or Village Garden Bulk Foods in Strasburg or from any Strasburg football player. 

November 22                          Special  Saturday Night  BINGO


Sherrodsville Lions Club will host this event on Saturday, Nov 22nd.   (at the Lions Club building)  Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Play begins at 6:30 P.M.  “Door Prizes”  Cost to play is $15.00 for first packet.  $5.00 for each additional packet.  (Must be 18 yrs of age or older to play)  Benefits the Sherrodsville Lions Club. 

November 23                                    Quarter Auction 

A Quarter Auction Benefit will be held on Sunday, November 23rd from 2-5pm at Eastport Elementary School for Lisa Swigert who is battling colon cancer.  Cost at the door is $5 with additional paddles $1 each.  All proceeds will go to the Swigert family for medical expenses, insurance premiums, living expenses and anything else this family needs.  For more information you can contact Michelle at 330-340-4654. 

November 29                                    Parade 

Newcomerstown’s Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, November 29th beginning at 5pm .  Line up begins at 4pm at Cy Young Park in Downtown Newcomerstown.  Santa will be at the East Elementary School immediately following the parade.  Anyone interested in participating in the parade should call 740-498-6644 or 330-407-0575. 

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 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.